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Jan 21, 2020

Suite bond: Keiran Campbell's relationship with Bach’s cello suites

Cellist Keiran Campbell with members of Tafelmusik Chamber Choir on stage of Jeanne Lamon Hall. Photo by Dahlia Katz
Cellist Keiran Campbell with Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

Dec 13, 2019

Reconnect to the Holiday Spirit

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

Nov 26, 2019

Get to know our Messiah soloists

2019/20 Season Handel Messiah soloists

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

Nov 21, 2019

Get to know Evergreen Brick Works & Orit Sarfaty

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.
 
Nov 7, 2019

Behind the Musik: Lotti Revealed

Lotti Revealed. Water Jewels by Clare Ross

Program Notes by Charlotte Nediger

Oct 31, 2019

Borrowing Baroque

Antique books on a shelf by Samantha Hurley via Burst.

Oct 23, 2019

Get to know James Rolfe, composer

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.

Jun 9, 2019

The Tafelmusik Chamber Choir goes to Edmonton!

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.