Breaking Baroque Blog


September 2020

Sep 30, 2020


On Wednesday, September 16, following a long period of silence imposed by the global pandemic, Tafelmusik musicians gathered to rehearse together at the orchestra’s home base for the first time in more than six months. Despite the implementation of unprecedented safety protocols —masks, mylar screens, and a two metre distance between musicians — the musicians' emotions were stronger than ever as their first notes filled Jeanne Lamon Hall.

Sep 29, 2020

Mozart Together: Curator's Notes

Elisa Citterio. Photo by Daniel Banko, Banko Media

An introduction to Mozart Together by program curator, Music Director Elisa Citterio

Sep 22, 2020


When the pandemic set in, our daily routines were drastically altered. And although it’s been disruptive, a silver lining of the “new normal” has been having more time to do the things we love—like reading.

In this series, catch up with Tafelmusik’s orchestra, choir, and staff members, to hear more about what books they are reading, and how they reflect our current lives. In this first edition, hear about books which our musicians and colleagues feel are uplifting.