Jul 29, 2021

The New Normal Q&A: Annie Slade

Annie Slad
 

In The New Normal—our interview series—we speak to the musicians and staff of Tafelmusik, to ask how working and performing in new ways has changed our routines, and our operations as a performing arts organization.

Jul 23, 2021

Treasuring the past, welcoming the future


Suzie LeBlanc. Photo credit: Tara McMullen.

Suzie LeBlanc’s name is well known to Tafelmusik audiences. Over the years, the beloved soprano has been a frequent guest soloist and has taken part in Tafelmusik recordings, tours, and master classes. In December 2020, we were thrilled to hear that Suzie had been named Artistic and Executive Director of Early Music Vancouver (EMV), an organization that has presented Tafelmusik in concert on many occasions.

Jul 23, 2021

A conversation with Randy Barnard

This summer, we are saying a heartfelt goodbye to our Tafelmusik Media consultant, Randy Barnard, who—after a storied and decades-long career in the industry—is stepping away to embark on new adventures.
 
Before we share our conversation with Randy, he asked that we share this sentiment: 
 
Jul 20, 2021

Tafel Magazine: Grand Illusion

This article is drawn from the third issue of Tafel: our magazine for the musically curious. Offered three times a year, this publication will, we hope, welcome new friends as well as extend the rich conversations we are already having with so many of you. Read the entire third issue here.

Grand Illusion
By Luisa Trisi

What do music and magic have in common? There’s more to it than meets the eye.

Jul 19, 2021

Tafel Magazine: In Conversation with Conductor Marlon Daniel on composer Joseph Bologne

This article is drawn from the third issue of Tafel: our magazine for the musically curious. Offered three times a year, this publication will, we hope, welcome new friends as well as extend the rich conversations we are already having with so many of you. Read the entire third issue here.
 
In Conversation: Conductor Marlon Daniel on composer Joseph Bologne
 
Jul 18, 2021

Tafel Magazine: Fashion Forward

This article is drawn from the third issue of Tafel: our magazine for the musically curious. Offered three times a year, this publication will, we hope, welcome new friends as well as extend the rich conversations we are already having with so many of you. Read the entire third issue here.

Fashion Forward
By Dr. Ingrid E. Mida

Anticipating the Revival of the Baroque Spirit in a Post-Pandemic World

Jul 15, 2021

That's a wrap! A look back at 2020/21

As summer deepens and we look back over the past season, the word gratitude jumps to mind. Gratitude for the joy and beauty that music brings. Gratitude for the support of our donors and audience members. Gratitude for the dedication and commitment of our musicians, staff, and board. And gratitude for those whose passionate leadership paved the way for Tafelmusik to thrive for more than four decades.