Tafelmusik At Home: Caprice

Wed June 17, 2020 at 7pm EST Online Buy Now

Welcome to Tafelmusik at Home, our new online concert series. If you can’t come to us, we will bring the concert experience to you! Hosted by Tafelmusik musicians from their homes, each program lasts about an hour and combines works that may be new to your ears with music you know and love. Be sure to stay until the end for live Q&A sessions with featured musicians. Join us for this new way to experience the beauty of Tafelmusik. 

Tafelmusik at Home: Caprice
Wed June 17, 2020 at 7pm EST

Discover composers whose music may be new to your ears! This all-classical concert opens with Thomas Georgi on unaccompanied violin, followed by a sonoroussonata by Sperger featuring double bassist Pippa Macmillan. In the second half, Patrick G. Jordan and Margaret Gay, partners in life and art, perform a set of lively duets for viola and cello.

Thomas Georgi, violin
Patrick Jordan, viola

Margaret Gay, cello
Felix Deak, cello
Pippa Macmillan, bass


Thomas Georgi, violin

  • William Herschel (1738–1822) Caprices for violin (no. 7, 9, 14, & 13)

Pippa Macmillan, double bass
Felix Deak, cello

  • Johann Matthias Sperger (1750–1812) Sonata per il contrabasso et violoncello: Allegro moderato – Adagio cantabile – Allegro

Patrick G. Jordan, viola
Margaret Gay, cello

  • František Kočvara (1731–1791) Sonata for viola & bass in G Major, op. 2, no. 1: Con spiritoso – Andante – Rondo
  • C.G. Vanheelen (fl. 1785) Sonata for viola & bass in D Minor, op. 1, no. 6: Rondeau
  • Václav Pichl (1741–1805) Duetto in C Major, op. 14, no. 1: Allegro moderato – Adagio – Rondo: Andantino


This concert is Choose-What-You-Pay: tickets are available for $5, $10, or $20. Choose-What-You-Pay allows you to pay what you feel the value of the concert is. When determining your admission price, consider how many in your household will be enjoying this concert with you. Thank you for your support and we can’t wait for you to join us.

Once you have purchased a ticket, you will receive a confirmation email which contains a link to watch. The concert will be streamed live on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at 7pm EST, at this link. 


What better way to complement your Tafelmusik at Home weekly concert than with a pint or four of delicious gelato from local artisans Death in Venice, delivered to your door!

Like baroque music, gelato making is a centuries-old artform that blends creative ingenuity with authenticity, skill, and craftsmanship. Try Death in Venice’s new baroque-inspired Rhubarb and Licorice gelato or select from their menu of 30 unique flavours.

The full value of gelato purchases will be sent to Death in Venice to cover production and delivery of the gelato.

Price: $11/pint
Minimum order: 4 pints
Choose your flavours here

Geographic boundaries for deliveries:
NORTH: Eglinton Ave
SOUTH: Lakeshore Blvd
EAST: Victoria Park Ave
WEST: Keele St

Order deadline: Thursdays at 4pm

You will be able to add on gelato once you have clicked Buy Now and placed your concert tickets in the cart.

Deliveries are made on Friday or Saturday each week between 3-6pm. So orders by 4pm May 28 will receive gelato in time for the June 3 concert, orders by 4pm June 4 will receive gelato in time for the June 10 concert, etc. You will receive a text 20 minutes before the delivery is made — please ensure you are home to receive as hot weather will cause gelato to melt.


If you are having difficulty accessing your ticket, or the concert, please review this how-to guide, or contact our box office at 1-833-964-6337 or tickets@tafelmusik.org.