Upcoming Concerts & Events

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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Bach Motets & Company

March 8, 2024

Tafelmusik Chamber Choir presents Bach Motets & Company, the fourth rendition of their intimate concert experience, combining works by the Bach family with motets by two of J.S. Bach’s predecessors.

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Divertimento

MARCH 15, 2024, 8PM

We return to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection with Divertimento, showcasing the three lowest members of the string family and centring around the musical genre of the “divertimento,” from the Italian divertire “to amuse.”

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Divertimento

MARCH 17, 2024, 2PM

Tafelmusik at the Garden—our series at Toronto Botanical Garden—returns. Divertimento showcases the three lowest members of the string family and centres around the musical genre of the “divertimento,” from the Italian divertire “to amuse.”

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Staircases

March 22-24, 2024

Experience a new creation by Alison Mackay, whose multimedia programs have enhanced our reputation for artistic innovation. Designed in collaboration with acclaimed bass-baritone and composer Jonathan Woody, who acts as narrator, singer, and creator of a new work.

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Making Herself Heard

APRIL 5, 2024, 7PM

Tafelmusik presents Making Herself Heard at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Celebrating the creativity and artistry of women in the 17th and 18th centuries, this concert features musicians whose renown as composers and performers was all but ignored in the annals of history.

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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.

Horn players and a bassist perform on stage

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