Upcoming Concerts & Events

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Making Herself Heard

November 12 & 24, 2023

Making Herself Heard brings us the music of baroque women composers and performers. This intimate chamber series takes place at two unique venues: Toronto Botanical Garden and the McMichael Collection of Canadian Art.

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Handel Messiah

December 14-16, 2023

Nothing says Christmas like Tafelmusik’s Messiah! A moving, often joyous reflection on the life of Christ, Handel’s oratorio surges with emotion, drama, and poignancy.

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Sing-Along Messiah

December 17, 2023

Tafelmusik’s treasured Sing-Along Messiah makes a triumphant return, directed by none other than G.F. Handel himself.

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February 2-4, 2024

Much like our own era, the early 17th-century was a watershed moment in European history. The air was rife with radical developments in technology, science, and trade which ushered in a new age.

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Passions Revealed

February 23-25, 2024

Does music truly have the power to stir our emotions? Baroque composers believed so and strove to excite the passions of the soul through their works.

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Violinist Rachel Podger appointed Principal Guest Director of Tafelmusik

Tafelmusik is thrilled to announce the appointment of violinist Rachel Podger, “the unsurpassed British glory of the baroque violin” (The Times), to the newly created role of Principal Guest Director for a two-year period starting in September 2024.

Meet Tafelmusik

A world-renowned period orchestra and choir in the heart of Toronto.

Jeanne Lamon

Music Director (1981–2014)
Music Director Emerita (2014–2021)

Music Director of Tafelmusik from 1981 to 2014, Music Director Emerita from 2015 to 2020, Jeanne Lamon C.M., O. Ont., D. Litt., was praised by critics in Europe and North America for her virtuosity as a violinist and her strong musical leadership. Under her direction, Tafelmusik achieved international stature and is considered “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras” (Gramophone Magazine). 

Explore Baroque

Learn more about Tafelmusik and baroque music by exploring our Baroque 101, Glossary, and articles.

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Support Tafelmusik

As a registered charity, Tafelmusik is supported by generous donors who are inspired to play a leading role in bringing the music of the past to the stages of today.


Listen to Tafelmusik recordings on these streaming services

Access our albums on these platforms, in select listings below, or wherever you stream your music