12 (416) 964-6337 Directed by Ivars Taurins Amanda Forsythe soprano Thomas Hobbs tenor Alexander Dobson baritone Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Come feast your senses with Alexander the Great and his mistress Thaïs. Timotheus will be present, singing and playing his lyre. Handel’s setting of John Dryden’s poetry scored for soloists, choir, and orchestra, will ravish your ears as you join the court to contemplate joyous victory, sweet longing, and a healthy dose of “toil and trouble.” HANDEL ALEXANDER’S FEAST (Series, 1, 2, 4, 6) “A sense of cohesion and purpose that is what music-making on the highest level is all about.” – The Globe and Mail (on Tafelmusik Choir and Orchestra) Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre Thu Feb 22, Fri Feb 23, Sat Feb 24, 2018 at 8pm Sun Feb 25, 2018 at 3:30pm Program: Handel Alexander’s Feast Join us for a free pre-concert chat one hour before the show with conductor and teacher Larry Beckwith. Amanda Forsythe Thomas Hobbs Alexander Dobson Ivars Taurins Tafelmusik Orchestra and Choir with Choir Director Ivars Taurins