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Glenn Gould's Chair

Sep 26, 2018

In this episode, we take a trip to Ottawa to visit Glenn Gould's chair and are surprised by where we find it. We also take a tour of the backroom collection of Gould artifacts at the Canadian Museum of History. The tour opens up a discussion about and significance behind maintaining seemingly everyday objects once owned...

Sep 19, 2018

For Glenn Gould, his chair was his closest companion — a foundation which offered a sense of stability for a performer who struggled with fame. Glenn Gould used it from the very beginning of his career to his last breath, at the young age of 50. In this episode, we make a discovery, and in the process, meet...

Sep 7, 2018

On September 19, we’re taking you on an in-depth journey into the relationship between classical pianist Glenn Gould and his beloved folding chair.

A mystery unfolds, launching host Michael Vincent down a path into the heart of one of history's most enigmatic musicians.

Here’s a sneak peek of our story.