Nov 27, 2021

Behind the Musik: The Voice of Vivaldi

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The Voice of Vivaldi

Online premiere: December 2, 2021 at 8pm ET

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
with Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano

Program curated and directed by Elisa Citterio

Johann Bernhard Bach
1676–1749

Ouverture in G Major: Ouverture – Gavotte en rondeau – Sarabande – Bourrée – Menuet – Gigue

Johann Sebastian Bach
1685–1750

Aria “Ich esse mit Freuden,” from Cantata 84

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Alessandro Scarlatti
1660–1725

Concerto grosso in F Minor: Grave – Allegro – Largo – Allemande

Antonio Vivaldi
1678–174

Aria “Lo seguitai felice,” from L’Olimpiade, Act III, sc 3
Aria “Non ti lusinghi,” from Tito Manlio, Act II, sc 1

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Tomaso Albinoni
1671–1751

Sonata a cinque in C Major, op. 2 no. 3: Largo – Allegro – Grave – Allegro

Johann Christoph Bach
1642–1703

Lamento “Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte”

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A. Vivaldi

Aria “Sentirò fra ramo,” from L’incoronazione di Dario, Act III, sc 2

Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco
1673–1742

Concerto in D Major, op. 6, no. 12: Allegro – Grave – Allegro ma non troppo


Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Violin I Elisa Citterio, Emily Eng, Geneviève Gilardeau, Cristina Zacharias

Violin II Christopher Verrette, Elizabeth Loewen Andrews, Michelle Odorico

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Nov 23, 2021

Behind the Musik: A Tafelmusik Christmas (Live)

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A Tafelmusik Christmas

Live concerts: November 25–27, 2021,
Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul's Centre

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir

Nov 19, 2021

Q&A with Krisztina Szabó: Mezzo-Soprano, The Voice of Vivaldi

Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano. Photo by Bo Huang
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano. Photo: Bo Huang

Krisztina Szabó is no stranger to the Tafelmusik stage: she first appeared as part of our Handel Messiah program in 2016, and has been a regular guest artist ever since.

Nov 11, 2021

Behind the Musik: Spotlight 15

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Spotlight 15

Curated by Elisa Citterio

Georg Muffat
1653–1704

Orchestral suite “Sperantis Gaudia”: Ouverture

Georg Philipp Telemann
1681–1767

Concerto for 2 violins in G Major: Grave – Allegro
Julia Wedman & Patricia Ahern, violin soloists

Nov 8, 2021

Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 40: A Tribute


Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

By Larry Beckwith

As the remarkable Tafelmusik Chamber Choir approaches celebrations of its fortieth anniversary, a visceral scene comes to mind: