Toronto Chamber Choir Blog

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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February 8, 2021
Author: John Gillies

Book Review: The Matter of Song in Early Modern England

An exploration of music-making in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England

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December 21, 2020
Author: Lucas Harris

The Mirror of Joy

A virtual performance of "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," composed during a 1598 outbreak of the plague.

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September 12, 2020
Author: Tracy Stuchbery

The Great Pause

What do we do when the music stops? A reflection on silence.

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September 11, 2020
Author: Lesia Komorowsky

Singing Virtually

What is it like to explore the world of virtual choirs?

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