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Volume 20 Issue 5 - February 2015

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Volume 20 Issue 5

BACH ST. JOHN PASSION

BACH ST. JOHN PASSION BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! HOUSE OF DREAMS DIRECTED BY JEANNE LAMON CONCEIVED, SCRIPTED, AND PROGRAMMED BY ALISON MACKAY Feb 11-15, 2015 Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall Journey to the meeting places of baroque art and music featuring music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and more. Don’t miss this stunning multimedia event before it goes on tour to Australia! BACH ST. JOHN PASSION DIRECTED BY IVARS TAURINS Mar 19-22, 2015 Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Julia Doyle, soprano Daniel Taylor, countertenor Charles Daniels, tenor Peter Harvey, baritone “A testament to his faith, Bach’s Passions speak to us of the greater human experience through music of powerful drama and profound beauty.” — IVARS TAURINS A CO-PRODUCTION WITH Stage Direction by Marshall Pynkoski Production Design by Glenn Davidson Projection Design by Raha Javanfar Narrated by Blair Williams 416.964.6337 tafelmusik.org SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir

SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR The TSO and festival curator George Benjamin join forces with Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan for new sounds, cutting-edge drama, and 7 premières! A Mind of Winter SAT, FEB 28 AT 8pm Peter Oundjian, conductor and host George Benjamin, conductor Barbara Hannigan, soprano Jonathan Crow, violin Dai Fujikura: Tocar y Luchar (CANADIAN PREMIÈRE) George Benjamin: A Mind of Winter (CANADIAN PREMIÈRE) Vivian Fung: Violin Concerto No. 2 “Of Snow and Ice” (WORLD PREMIÈRE/TSO COMMISSION) Dutilleux: Métaboles Pre-concert Performance, Intermission Chat, and Post-concert Party in the Lobby. let me tell you WED, MAR 4 AT 8pm Peter Oundjian, conductor and host George Benjamin, conductor Barbara Hannigan, soprano Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano BARBARA HANNIGAN, SOPRANO Chris Paul Harman: Lieder und Arien (WORLD PREMIÈRE/TSO COMMISSION) George Benjamin: Duet for Piano and Orchestra (CANADIAN PREMIÈRE) Hans Abrahamsen: let me tell you (NORTH AMERICAN PREMIÈRE) Pre-concert Performance, Intermission Chat, and Post-concert Party in the Lobby. Written on Skin SAT, MAR 7 AT 7:30pm George Benjamin, conductor and host Barbara Hannigan, soprano Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano Iestyn Davies, countertenor Isaiah Bell, tenor Christopher Purves, baritone George Benjamin: Written on Skin (opera-in-concert in English with SURTITLES) (CANADIAN PREMIÈRE) Pre-concert Performance in the Lobby. Post-concert On-stage Chat with the composer and cast, followed by a Post-concert Party in the Lobby. TICKETS FROM | 416.593.4828 | NEWCREATIONSFESTIVAL.COM SUPPORTED BY MARCH 7 PERFORMANCE SPONSOR OFFICIAL AIRLINE SPECIAL FESTIVAL GRANT

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