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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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CELEBRATE SPRING WITH

CELEBRATE SPRING WITH ZELENKA & BACH IVARS TAURINS DIRECTOR DOROTHEE MIELDS SOPRANO Apr 28 – May 1 TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE, JEANNE LAMON HALL (TSP) TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER CHOIR WITH WINNERS OF THE TAFELMUSIK VOCAL COMPETITION Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka’s exuberant and uplifting Missa Omnium Sanctorum is perfectly suited for the intimate setting of Trinity-St. Paul’s, especially when paired with Bach’s Wedding Cantata, as sung by the luminous German soprano Dorothee Mields. The remaining solo roles in the Zelenka mass will be sung by the winners of the inaugural Tafelmusik Vocal Competition: Kim Leeds, mezzo-soprano, Jacques-Olivier Chartier, tenor, and Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone. TALES OF TWO CITIES: THE LEIPZIG-DAMASCUS COFFEE HOUSE DIRECTED BY JEANNE LAMON PROGRAMME CREATOR ALISON MACKAY Marshall Pynkoski | Stage Direction Glenn Davidson | Production Designer Raha Javanfar | Projections Designer Maryem Tollar | Narrator & Vocalist Alon Nashman | Narrator May 19 – 22 KOERNER HALL (KH) May 24 TORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS (TCA) It’s 1740, and coffee houses are the places to listen to music and share stories in Leipzig and Damascus. Experience the visual splendor, music, and contemporary tales of these historic locations, as presented in an entirely memorized programme by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. TCA CONCERT SUPPORTED BY Margaret and Jim Fleck FREE for ticket holders: Public lectures with Alison Mackay, one hour before each performance SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR TSP: 416.964.6337 KH: 416.408.0208 TCA: 1.855.985.2787 tafelmusik.org

MUST-SEE SPRING THOMAS SØNDERGÅRD, CONDUCTOR (APR 6 & 8) CONCERTS Beethoven Piano Concerto 4 Wed, Apr 6 at 8:00pm Fri, Apr 8 at 7:30pm Thomas Søndergård, conductor Francesco Piemontesi, piano Kati Agócs: Perpetual Summer Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 Angela Hewitt Plays Bach Wed, Apr 13 at 8:00pm Thu, Apr 14 at 8:00pm Sat, Apr 16 at 7:30pm Peter Oundjian, conductor Angela Hewitt, leader & piano Bach: Piano Concerto in F Minor, BMV 1056 (APR 13 ONLY) Bach: Piano Concerto in D Minor, BMV 1052 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 Mahler Symphony 1 Thu, Apr 28 at 8:00pm Sat, Apr 30 at 8:00pm Matthias Pintscher, conductor Inon Barnatian, piano Matthias Pintscher: towards Osiris (CANADIAN PREMIÈRE) Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, K. 491 Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “Titan” GET GREAT SEATS FROM ONLY .75 ROY THOMSON HALL | 416.593.4828 | TSO.CA

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