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About La Scena Musicale, Canada's Free Classical Music Magazine

La Scena Musicale is a free monthly magazine published in English and French by La Scène musicale/The Music Scene, a non-profit charity dedicated to the promotion of classical music. Each issue contains a comprehensive calendar of concerts, compact disc reviews, interviews with musicians as well as feature articles on the local, national and international classical music scenes.

The printed version of La Scena Musicale is distributed across Canada with particular emphasis in the Montreal, Quebec City, and Ottawa-Hull regions. Copies are also sent to music schools and record stores across Canada. The electronic version is available world-wide on the internet.

About The Music Scene Magazine

The Music Scene is La Scène musicale/The Music Scene's all English free magazine dedicated to promoting classical music and jazz in Ontario and Western Canada. Each issue contains a comprehensive calendar of concerts, CD, DVD and book reviews, interviews with musicians as well as feature articles on the local, national and international classical music scenes.

In all 42,000 copies are distributed in Ontario (18,000) and Western Canada (5000 copies each in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Calgary 9000 copies in British Columbia). The Music Scene is published four times a year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

About La Scena Musicale Online (www.scena.org)

Published by La Scène musicale, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting classical music, La Scena Musicale Online is one of the internet's leading classical music content providers. It contains original content (interviews, articles, reviews), the Canadian Classical Music Calendar, ClassicalMusicNews.org (links to classical music news articles around the world), LSM Newswire (press releases on classical music from around the world) and the Classical Music Webcast Scheduler (searchable database). La Scena Musicale Online was one of the first classical music websites to offer the entire contents of its print magazine free in both HTML and Adobe Acrobat PDF formats.

In its special 50 Best Music Web sites issue published in February 2000, Chamber Music Magazine selected La Scena Musicale Online as the 3rd Best Music Web site. In its May 2000 special issue on the Net, Le Monde selected La Scena Musicale Online the 2nd Best Classical Music website, awarding it 4 stars out of 4 (only one of two sites to receive such an honour). The French magazine Best of Web (No. 8, July 2001) chose La Scena Musicale Online as one of the 500 best websites in the world. In December 2001, La Scena Musicale Online was selected amongst the best music website by The London Daily Telegraph.

La Scena Musicale Online can be reached by the internet domain names: scena.org, lascenamusicale.org, and ClassicalMusicNews.info.

La Scena Musicale est une publication vouée à la promotion des spectacles et concerts de musique classique grâce à un calendrier mensuel et à un contenu éditorial.

Ses lecteurs y trouvent également des entrevues, des profils d'artistes, des critiques de musiciens et de la scène locale, nationale et internationale. Les articles de fond et les éditoriaux sont publiés en français et en anglais, alors que les critiques le sont en anglais ou en français selon la langue de l'auteur.

La version imprimée est distribuée dans les régions de Montréal, Québec, Ottawa-Hull et Toronto. La version électronique est disponible sur l'internet.

La Scena Musicale est publiée par La Scène musicale, un organisme sans but lucratif.

La Scena Musicale comes to you thanks to our dedicated staff, our advertisers, and the following government programs:
  • Young Canada Works in Science and Technology program (1998)
  • Emploi Quebec
  • Joint program between the Ville de Montéal and the Québec Ministry of Culture and Communications to encourage Montréal's young cultural organisations. (1998-99)
  • The Canada Magazine Fund (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • The Canada Council for the Arts (Electronic Magazine Only - 2002, 2003, 2004)

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La Scena Musicale vous est offert grâce au dévouement de son personnel, à ses annonceurs et aux programmes gouvernementaux suivants:
  • Jeunesse Canada au travail en sciences et technologie (1998)
  • Emploi Québec
  • Programme conjoint de soutien intervenu entre la Ville de Montréal et le Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec visant au dévéloppement des organismes culturels montréalais et à l'encouragement des jeunes organisations culturelles (1998-99)
  • Nous reconnaissons l'aide financière accordée par le Gouvernement du Canada pour nos coûts rédactionnels par l'entremise du Fonds du Canada pour les magazines. (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • Le conseil des arts du Canada (magazine éléctronique seulement - 2002, 2003 et 2004)
La Scena Musicale's online edition resides at the National Library of Canada's electronic collection of formally published Canadian online books and journals, where it is catalogued and permanently stored. Public access is provided on the Internet through the World Wide Web at the following URLs:

(c) La Scena Musicale 2002