Toronto Chamber Choir Blog

February 24, 2023
Author: Dr. Tom Mawhinney

Golden Voices to shine in concert

As we mark Black History Month, TCC tenor David Barber introduces Dr. Tom Mawhinney, a longtime friend from his choral days in Kingston.

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February 15, 2022
Author: Julie Goldstein

Discovering Vicente Lusitano

Black History Month provides the perfect opportunity for a brief profile of Europe’s first published Black composer and theorist

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January 29, 2022
Author: Peter Thompson

Book Review: The Corner That Held Them

The Corner That Held Them -- Imagining the forgotten ones in the 14th century

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December 23, 2021
Author: Lucas Harris

A Christmas video from the TCC!

J.S. Bach, Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier

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October 8, 2021
Author: Mairi Cowan

Inspiring the music that inspires us

A new way to think of inspiring music that connects historical sources to the music we sing

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August 22, 2021
Author: Natalie Clark

Embracing New Possibilities

When the 4,887 km commute from the Arctic disappeared, a new world of possibilities for music began

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July 18, 2021
Author: David W. Barber

Numerology and Other Symbolism in Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Talk given to the Choral Arts Society of Washington before a performance of Bach’s Mass in B Minor, conducted by music director Norman Scribner at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, in 2001

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June 30, 2021
Author: Lucas Harris

The most important lesson I learned from Jeanne

Our Artistic Director's personal tribute to Jeanne Lamon (1949-2021).

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May 15, 2021
Author: Mary Ella Magill

Leaning into Suspensions

Long-time TCC alto Mary Ella Magill reflects on her love of early music and on how a melody from 1601 was used by both Bach and Buxtehude and later became part of the 1960s folk revival and beyond.

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March 18, 2021
Author: David Barber

Congratulations are in order!

The province thanks Toronto Chamber Choir singer Sharon Adamson for her 50 years of volunteer service

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