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Feb 21, 2014

Western Welcomes Tafelmusik

The Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University welcomes two of the world’s best to its stages and classrooms next week as the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet and Tafelmusik pay Western a visit.

Members of Tafemusik will share their expertise during a week-long residency to explore historical context and performance with students. Members Patricia Ahern, Allen Whear and alumna Charlotte Nediger will present on a variety of topics; Ivars Taurins will conduct rehearsals with the Early Music Studio (EMS) and Western University Orchestra.

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Education
Patricia Ahern
Allen Whear
Charlotte Nediger
Ivars Taurins

Oct 29, 2013

Tafelmusik continues to bask in rising ticket sales and financial strength

From Musical Toronto, by John Terauds
 
No need to add gloss or massage the news at the Tafelmusik annual general meeting, which was held last night. It was all good news as ticket revenues as well as the endowment grew at Toronto’s debt-free period-instrument orchestra.
 
The 2013 annual report boasts the organization’s 13th consecutive operating surplus — slightly more than $88,000 on a total budget of $5.4 million. Ticket sales grew by almost $200,000 from last year’s $1.6 million.
 

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Jeanne Lamon
Ivars Taurins
AGM
Tricia Baldwin

Dec 13, 2012

Rave Reviews for Tafelmusik Media's MESSIAH

Handel's Messiah

Tafelmusik’s new live recording of Handel’s Messiah has been garnering rave reviews. Here’s a sampling of what the critics have said:

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Ivars Taurins
Messiah
Tafelmusik Media
Reviews

Nov 30, 2012

Seals and Pelicans - French Baroque Christmas, November 30, 2012

Francine Labelle, soprano

On the menu this time is music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. The French Baroque Christmas programme is comprised of the Christmas oratorio In nativitatem, and the gorgeous Messe à huit voix. Of course, Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit is better known, but I trust Toronto audiences will relish in these two works. In fact, if you are looking for something a little different this holiday season, this is for you.