Tafelmusik takes the music of Bach online with newly recorded excerpts of the Goldberg Variations in an original orchestral arrangement by Music Director Elisa Citterio. Originally scheduled for live performance earlier this month, the world premiere of Citterio’s arrangement of this masterpiece was to be a major highlight of Tafelmusik’s 2019/20 season, before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of several concerts.
In March, amid the developing pandemic, Yo-Yo Ma initiated a collaborative online movement called #SongsOfComfort: he encouraged people to create and share music from their home, and use the #SongsOfComfort hashtag on social media platforms to showcase their creations.
Today would have been Record Store Day, but we're not flooding our favourite shops for all the right reasons. In this video, Andrew Eusebio, Tafelmusik marketing coordinator, shares his top 5 classical albums that he’s been listening to while working from home. But don’t fret! Record Store Day has been rescheduled for June 20, 2020.
Below are links to listen to and learn more about the records mentioned in the video.
This #TafelmusikTogether video features members of the orchestra and choir, and administrative team. We at Tafelmusik wanted to convey the humanity and breadth of our team, at home, but still together despite the current situation.
Welcome to the second part of our Members' Music Academy Lecture! Presented by Ann Monoyios, this lecture—the final of a two-part series—explores Bach's world, the path that led him to Leipzig, and his St John Passion.
Members' Music Academies offer donors of $300 and above the opportunity to dig deeper into themes explored in Tafelmusik programming. These informal, and insightful discussions are led by Tafelmusik musicians and invited guest speakers.