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November 2021

Nov 27, 2021

Behind the Musik: The Voice of Vivaldi

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The Voice of Vivaldi

Online premiere: December 2, 2021 at 8pm ET

Nov 23, 2021

Behind the Musik: A Tafelmusik Christmas (Live)

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A Tafelmusik Christmas

Live concerts: November 25–27, 2021,
Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul's Centre

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir

Nov 19, 2021

Q&A with Krisztina Szabó: Mezzo-Soprano, The Voice of Vivaldi

Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano. Photo by Bo Huang
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano. Photo: Bo Huang

Krisztina Szabó is no stranger to the Tafelmusik stage: she first appeared as part of our Handel Messiah program in 2016, and has been a regular guest artist ever since.

Nov 11, 2021

Behind the Musik: Spotlight 15

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Spotlight 15

Curated by Elisa Citterio

Georg Muffat

Orchestral suite “Sperantis Gaudia”: Ouverture

Georg Philipp Telemann

Concerto for 2 violins in G Major: Grave – Allegro
Julia Wedman & Patricia Ahern, violin soloists

Nov 8, 2021

Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 40: A Tribute

Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

By Larry Beckwith

As the remarkable Tafelmusik Chamber Choir approaches celebrations of its fortieth anniversary, a visceral scene comes to mind:

Nov 3, 2021

Baroque Feast: Recipes

Tafel Talks: Baroque Feast—a conversation that explores the parallels between the musical and culinary arts while savouring the essence of all things baroque—is just one week away!