Cellist Keiran Campbell with Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Photo by Dahlia Katz.
Soprano Brenda Enns shares her thoughts leading up to our annual performances of Handel Messiah. Brenda has been a member of the Chamber Choir since 2000, and has deep relationship with the composer's beloved masterpiece. We hope her words inspire you this season.
by Brenda Enns, soprano
We reached out to this season's Messiah soloists to find out a bit more about them. Enjoy!
Margot Rood, soprano
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Hobbs, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone
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.
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.
By Richard Whittall, countertenor
There was not a little excitement when, earlier last year, word came down to members of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir that Pro Coro Canada had invited us to perform as part of the Edmonton International Choral Festival on Friday, May 31, 2019.