Jan 31, 2019

Behind the Musik: The Tempestuous Violin

The Tempestuous Violin. Concert Image by Michael Barker

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Program Notes
by Christopher Verrette

Dec 17, 2018

Messiah in the Headlines

By Tim Crouch, Senior Manager, Marketing & Audience Engagement

Tafelmusik’s Messiah has become an annual holiday tradition for many, and this year is no different. There’s been something special in the air this year though, with renewed interest in Tafelmusik’s take on Handel’s masterpiece.


Nov 26, 2018

What is the Listening Club?

The Listening Club: Bach wearing headphones

By Dr. Hannah French

‘What did you think so far?’ A fair question for a concert interval. In response, have you ever found yourself tongue-tied? Or that any answer just doesn’t do justice to what you experienced moments ago? Well, if you’re nodding, then the Tafelmusik Listening Club is for you!

Oct 19, 2018

Gloria Re-Release: A Message from Ivars Taurins

By Ivars Taurins, Choir Director

For the past 37 years, I have had the great privilege and pleasure to explore and share my passion for choral music with the remarkable group of singers known as the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. In 2006, we opened our 25th anniversary season with a gala concert of music that epitomizes the choir and its characteristic sound and spirit, and we were delighted that CBC Records documented this special celebration by releasing a CD entitled Gloria in excelsis Deo.

Oct 11, 2018

Harlequin Blog Series: 'The Servant and his Master'

By Sarah Baumann, Marketing Director

Oct 5, 2018

Get to know Brandon Chui, viola

This season, violist Brandon Chui takes up his position as the newest core member of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Brandon had a busy freelance career on modern viola when his interest in period playing inspired him to attend the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer and Winter Institutes. We are thrilled to welcome him aboard!

We know you as a violist, but you first studied violin. What drew you to the violin?

Brandon Chui, violist


Oct 2, 2018

Harlequin Blog Series: Marco Meets Ghezzi

By Sarah Baumann, Marketing Director