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J S Bach had a connection to sheep. Who knew?

While most of the rest of the world was busy critiquing the Royal Wedding last night, I had the good fortune to enjoy J S Bach and His World, presented at the Perth Concert Hall by Tafelmusik – thanks to… 157 more words


A Toronto torna Bach, il mito e la creazione del genio

A Toronto torna Bach, il mito e la creazione del genio

by Sebastiano Bazzichetto

TORONTO – Se siete rimasti incantati dalla ricchezza visiva ed estetica del film di Guadagnino “Chiamami con il tuo nome” e non vi è sfuggita la variegata orchestrazione della colonna sonora, questo concerto dedicato al genio di Bach è un evento musicale davvero imperdibile. 272 more words


Handel's Alexander's Feast

Handel’s Alexander’s Feast is an oratorio to a text by Newburgh Hamilton based closely on an earlier Dryden St. Cecilia’s Day ode.  The basic plot is that Alexander is feasting in captured Persepolis with his mistress Thaïs.   417 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

Feast free with Alexander!

So this Thursday (Feb 22nd) at 8pm Tafelmusik are presenting Handel’s Alexander’s Feast at Koerner Hall.  Chances to see Handel oratorios, other than Messiah, don’t come around that often and this one has a very decent line up of soloists; Amanda Forsythe, Alexander Dobson and Thomas Hobbs.   93 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Into December

After the madness of November, December is much quieter.  Messiahs aside there are only a handful of events of note.  On Saturday at 7.30pm at Runnymede United Church the Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir have a concert of seasonal music which includes Kim André Arnesen’s… 366 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views