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May 11, 2019

Get to know Keith Lam, baritone

Keith Lam has been a member of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir since 2012.He was first introduced to Tafelmusik as a participant in the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute from 2009 to 2012. Born in Hong Kong, he can be found on stages in Toronto and further afield, most recently with the Bicycle Opera Project, Canadian Opera Company Chorus, Opera Atelier, and Soundstreams.

When did you first start singing? 

May 1, 2019

Behind the Musik: Bach Magnificat

Bach Magnificat. Concert image by Michael Barker.

Program Notes by Charlotte Nediger

Zelenka Missa Divi Xaverii

Mar 18, 2019

Behind the Musik: Bach St Matthew Passion

PROGRAM NOTES
By Charlotte Nediger

Bach St Matthew Passion concert image- Crown of thorns. Photo by Michael Barker.

A Brief History of the Lutheran Passion

Mar 23, 2018

Get to know Susan Suchard, soprano

Soprano Susan Suchard has been a member of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir since 2003. She teaches voice in her private studio at Trinity-St. Paul’s, and conducts the Preparatory Chorus of the VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto, for whom she also serves as General Manager. 

Nov 26, 2017

What goes into a concert poster? Four Weddings, a Funeral, and a Coronation

You might have noticed a new crop of imagery for this season's concerts, designed by our friends at Sovereign State. A great deal of research goes into the production of these, and often times the inspiration comes from baroque imagery. Choir director Ivars Taurins is an expert in this realm, and provided us with a cornucopia of options.