By Carol Kehoe, Executive Director
Working at Tafelmusik, I’m keenly attune to “joy”. If you believe like I do that happy people are instrumental in creating healthy, sustainable cities, then you seek out those experiences that create a sense of wonder, awe and beauty that make you feel one with the world.
In keeping with the message of peace, charity, and goodwill at the heart of Handel’s Messiah
, Tafelmusik is excited to partner with Evergreen this holiday season. One dollar from each Messiah ticket sold will go towards revitalizing the Don River Valley for the Toronto community.
Water Jewels by Clare Ross
In keeping with our 2019/20 Season theme of “old meets new” we are thrilled to share the work of some of Canada’s and the world’s most exciting contemporary artists as part of our season campaign.
We are thrilled to welcome Keiran Campbell in his first season as a member of Tafelmusik’s core orchestra. We sat down with Keiran to learn a bit more about him.
When did you start playing the cello?
I started when I was eight years old, although I think I tried (unsuccessfully) to play a full-size cello that was almost twice my size when I was much younger than that.
Describe your first music gig
In our 2019/20 Season
, we are exploring how "old" can meet "new." This theme runs across our season in many ways, including six short new works by living composers written to complement the programs.
We are delighted to introduce Canadian composer James Rolfe, whose new work for voice will premiere in Lotti Revealed.
Tafelmusik: Tell us a little about yourself, and how you started composing music.
In our 2019/20 Season, we are exploring how "old" can meet "new." This theme runs across our season in many ways, including six short new works by living composers written to complement the programs.
Custom lettering by Christopher Rouleau on a treated archive photograph of Yorkville, Toronto, 1968.