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An introduction to A Tafelmusik Christmas by Tafelmusik Chamber Choir Director Ivars Taurins
Program Notes by Ivars Taurins
Handel is able at one moment to deal with a panoply of monumental events and in the next to draw us into the most intimate workings of the heart and mind.
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.
Photo credit: Dahlia Katz
One of the most exciting aspects of The Indigo Project has been the participation of secondary school students in the GTA. Students have been involved in both artistic and musical activities.
Cellist Keiran Campbell with Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Photo by Dahlia Katz.
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