Past TMC Seasons

Wondering what the Choir has performed recently and who has performed with us? Here is a list from our recent seasons.

2016/2017 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Elora Festival Singers presented by TMC *
October 16, 2016
Church of the Holy Trinity
Noel Edison, conductor
Repertoire: Palestrina – Missa Ut, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La; Morlock – Exaudi; Tavener – The Tiger and The Lamb; Pärt – The Woman with the Alabaster Box and The Deer’s Cry; and Bach – Lobet den Herrn

Amadeus Live with the Motion Picture Symphony Orchestra
October 28 & 29, 2016
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Richard Kaufmann, conductor

Mendelssohn: Elijah *
November 5, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone; Lesley Emma Bouza, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo-soprano; Michael Schade, tenor; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert program notes

The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 1-3, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Ludwig Wicki, conductor

Festival of Carols *
December 7, 2016
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band (John Lam, band master); David Briggs, organ
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 18-21 and 23, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
January 28, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

RTH Free Choir and Organ Concert
March 2, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Noel Edison, conductor
Mendelssohn Singers
David Briggs, organ

Sing Joyfully *
March 4, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Minster Singers, Dawn King, conductor; William Maddox, organ; and Dr. J Peter Holmes, narrator.
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
April 12 and Good Friday, April 14, 2017
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Repertoire: Allegri – Miserere mei, Deus; Pärt – The Deer’s Cry; Sanders – The Reproaches; Lotti – Crucifixus for 8 voices; Cameron – Lux Aeterna; Mendelssohn – Nunc Dimittis; Lukaszewski – Nunc Dimittis; Quartel – Sanctum; Willan – How They so Softly Rest and An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts.
Concert program notes

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 2 & 3, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

Choral Splendour *
June 4, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Huddersfield Choral Society, Greg Batsleer, Choral Director; and Michael Bloss, organ.
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Orff: Carmina Burana with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 21 & 24, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

A Place to Stand: A Celebration of 150 years of Ontario and Canada, hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
June 28, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Noel Edison, conductor

Night of the Proms
Opening Night of the Elora Festival
July 14, 2018
Gambrel Barn, Elora
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

2015/2016 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Vaughn Williams: Symphony #1 “Sea Symphony” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
October 21 & 24, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

German Romantics *
November 25, 2015
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: André Laplante, pianist; James Bourne, pianist; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, Alto; Andrew Walker, tenor; and Jordan Scholl, bass
Repertoire: Schubert – Gebet, Ständchen, Der Tanz, Des Tages Weihe, Lebenslust, Psalm 23, 6 Moments Musicaux, and Cantate Irene Kiesewetter; Liszt – 3 Sonetti del Petrarca; Brahms – Zigeunerlieder; Mendelssohn – Psalm 43.
Concert program notes
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Festival of Carols *
December 9, 2015
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band; David Briggs, organ
Concert Program notes
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 15-16 and 18-20, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
January 30, 2016
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Choral-Grand and Intimate with Elora Festival Singers
March 13, 2016
Church of Our Lady, Guelph
Noel Edison, conductor

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
March 23 and Good Friday, March 25, 2016
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, conductor
Guest artists: John Marshman, cello and John Johnson, saxophone
Repertoire: Byrd – Mass for Four Voices; Morales – Parce mihi, Domine; Enns – I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes (TMC commission); Hawes – Reflexionem and Quanta Qualia; Corlis – God So Loved the World (TMC commission); and Whitacre – Her Sacred Spirit Soars.
Concert program notes

TMC Pop-Up Concerts *
April 5, 2016 in the Allan Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
May 10, 2016 in the Student Learning Centre at Ryerson University
Noel Edison, conductor

Haydn: The Creation *
April 27, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Alexander Hajek, baritone; Festival Orchestra
Concert program notes

Happy and Glorious: A Celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday
Hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
May 16, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony #9 “Choral” with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra
May 28, 2016
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
Denis Mastromonaco, conductor

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 1 & 2, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Juanjo Mena, conductor

Elora Festival Opening Night Gala
July 8, 2016
Gambrel Barn, Elora
Noel Edison, conductor
Repertoire: Mozart – Requiem Mass in D minor; and Corlis – River of Life

2014/2015 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 “Choral” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 25-27, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Mozart: Requiem and Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass *
Celebrating the TMC’s 120th anniversary
October 15, 2014
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano; Charles Davidson, tenor; Sean Watson, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra. 
Concert program notes

Festival of Carols in Richmond Hill
Dec 6, 2014
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor

Festival of Carols *
Dec 10, 2014
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band, John Lam, bandmaster; David Briggs, organ; James Bourne, piano
Concert program notes
Watch the webcast of the concert on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16-17 & 19-21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Grant Llewellyn, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 31, 2015
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Pärt: Passio *
March 10 & 11, 2015
Church of the Holy Trinity
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Michael Colvin, tenor; Jeremy Bowes, bass; Elora Festival Singers octet; Michael Bloss, organ; and Festival Quintet.
Concert program notes

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, April 3, 2015
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ
Repertoire: Tavener, Song for Athene and The World is Burning; Tallis, Spem in alium; Fauré, Requiem.
Concert program notes

TMC Pop Up Concerts *
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at Toronto Reference Library
Noel Edison, conductor

Verdi: Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 21-23, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 10 & 12, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Schafer: Apocalypsis
Luminato Festival
June 26-28
Sony Centre
David Fallis, musical director

2013/2014 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Orff: Carmina Burana with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oct 31, Nov 1 & 2, 2013
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Britten at 100 *
Nov 20, 2013
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Diego Matamoros, speaker; James Bourne and Michel Ross, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; Toronto Children’s Chorus; and Festival Orchestra Repertoire: Britten, The Company of Heaven; Britten, St. Nicolas
Concert program notes

Festival of Carols in Richmond Hill
Dec 7, 2013
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor

Festival of Carols *
Dec 11, 2013
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Ben Heppner, tenor; James Bourne, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; Festival Brass

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 17, 18, 20-22, 2013
Roy Thomson Hall
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Feb 1, 2014
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Also webcast

Bach: Mass in B minor *
March 26, 2014
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo-soprano; Isaiah Bell, tenor; Michael York, baritone; Festival Orchestra
Concert program notes

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, April 18, 2014
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ Repertoire: Vierne, Messe Solennelle; and Durufl é , Requiem.
Concert program notes

Sacred Music in Hamilton
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Christ’s Church Cathedral, Hamilton
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ

Classic Broadway: Lerner &Loewe with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 20 & 21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Steven Reineke, conductor

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 20 & 21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

2012/2013 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

De Falla: La Vida Breve: A Spanish Opera with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 1 & 3, 2012

Carmina Burana *
Nov 14, 2012
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Christopher Mayell, tenor; Michael Nyby, baritone; and TorQ Percussion Quartet.
Repertoire: Dove, The Passing of the Year; Whitacre, Cloudburst; and Orff, Carmina Burana.
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols *
Dec 12, 2012

Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 18, 19, 21-23, 2012

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 26, 2013 (also webcast)

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle *
Feb 9, 2013
(also webcast)
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo soprano; Charles Davidson, tenor; Michael York, baritone
Concert Program Notes

Beethoven: Symphony #9 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Feb 13, 15 & 16, 2013

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Mar 29, 2013
Repertoire: included the world premiere of Timothy Corlis’ God so Love the World (a TMC commission).
Concert Program Notes

Choir and Organ Concert as part of Roy Thomson Hall Choir and Organ Series
Guest artist: Rachel Mahon, organ
Apr 8, 2013

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis *
May 15, 2013
Guest artists: Shannon Mercer, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Michael Colvin, tenor; Michael Adair, baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Brahms: A German Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 22, 23 & 25, 2013

Verdi and Wagner choruses with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as part of Luminato 2013
June 21, 2013

2011/2012 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Walton: Music for the film Henry V with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 22 & 24, 2011

A Night of Brahms *
Nov 9, 2011
Guest artists: Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano; Michael York, baritone; and Festival Orchestra. Repertoire: Brahms: Nänie, Gesang der Parzen, Alto Rhapsody and Ein Deutsches Requiem.
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols, guest appearance at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Dec 2, 2011
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols *
Dec 7, 2011
Concert Program Notes

Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 14, 16-19, 2011

Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 28, 2012 (also webcast)

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 6, 2012
Repertoire: Martin: Mass for Double Choir and Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Concert Program Notes

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast *
May 23, 2012
Guest artists: Shannon Mercer, soprano; John Relyea, bass-baritone; Daniel Bedrossian, treble; and Festival Orchestra. Repertoire: Poulenc: Gloria; Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; and Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast
Concert Program Notes

Mahler: Symphony No 8 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 13 & 14, 2012

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 19 & 20, 2012

2010/2011 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Mahler: Symphony #2 (Resurrection) with Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 23 & 25, 2010

Janaček: Glagolitic Mass with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 10 & 11, 2010

Festival of Carols *
Dec 8, 2010

Handel Messiah: with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16 & 18-21, 2010

Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 29, 2011

Bach: St. John Passion *
Mar 3, 2011
Guest artists: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo-soprano; Rufus Müller, tenor (Evangelist); Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Brahms: German Requiem, a guest appearance at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Mar 30, 2011
Guest artists: Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Michael York, baritone; and Anagnoson and Kinton Piano Duo.

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 22, 2011
Repertoire: A celebration of Healey Willan
Concert Program Notes

Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor *
May 11, 2011
Guest artists: Gillian Keith, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Mayell, tenor; Thomas Goertz, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 21 & 22, 2011

2009/2010 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Beethoven: Fantasia in C minor, a guest appearance for the opening night concert of Koerner Hall
Sep 25, 2009

Handel: Israel in Egypt *
Oct 24, 2009
Guest artists: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; David Trudgen, counter-tenor; Michael Colvin, tenor; Thomas Goerz, bass; and Festival Orchestra.

Britten: War Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 11 & 12, 2009

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols *
Dec 9, 2009

Handel Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16 & 18-21, 2010

Mahler: Symphony #8 (Symphony of a Thousand) with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as part of Cultural Olympiad 2010 in Vancouver.
Jan 30 & Feb 1, 2010

Verdi: Requiem with Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Feb 18 & 20, 2010

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 2, 2010
Guest artists: John Marshman, cello

A Night at the Opera *
Apr 28, 2010
Guest artists: Joni Henson, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano; Doug MacNaughton, baritone; and Festival Orchestra.

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 18 & 19, 2010

Beethoven: Symphony #9 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 16, 17 & 19, 2010

+ 2016/17

2016/2017 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Elora Festival Singers presented by TMC *
October 16, 2016
Church of the Holy Trinity
Noel Edison, conductor
Repertoire: Palestrina – Missa Ut, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La; Morlock – Exaudi; Tavener – The Tiger and The Lamb; Pärt – The Woman with the Alabaster Box and The Deer’s Cry; and Bach – Lobet den Herrn

Amadeus Live with the Motion Picture Symphony Orchestra
October 28 & 29, 2016
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Richard Kaufmann, conductor

Mendelssohn: Elijah *
November 5, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone; Lesley Emma Bouza, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo-soprano; Michael Schade, tenor; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert program notes

The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 1-3, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Ludwig Wicki, conductor

Festival of Carols *
December 7, 2016
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band (John Lam, band master); David Briggs, organ
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 18-21 and 23, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
January 28, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

RTH Free Choir and Organ Concert
March 2, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Noel Edison, conductor
Mendelssohn Singers
David Briggs, organ

Sing Joyfully *
March 4, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Minster Singers, Dawn King, conductor; William Maddox, organ; and Dr. J Peter Holmes, narrator.
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
April 12 and Good Friday, April 14, 2017
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Repertoire: Allegri – Miserere mei, Deus; Pärt – The Deer’s Cry; Sanders – The Reproaches; Lotti – Crucifixus for 8 voices; Cameron – Lux Aeterna; Mendelssohn – Nunc Dimittis; Lukaszewski – Nunc Dimittis; Quartel – Sanctum; Willan – How They so Softly Rest and An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts.
Concert program notes

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 2 & 3, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

Choral Splendour *
June 4, 2017
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Huddersfield Choral Society, Greg Batsleer, Choral Director; and Michael Bloss, organ.
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Orff: Carmina Burana with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 21 & 24, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

A Place to Stand: A Celebration of 150 years of Ontario and Canada, hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
June 28, 2017
Roy Thomson Hall
Noel Edison, conductor

Night of the Proms
Opening Night of the Elora Festival
July 14, 2018
Gambrel Barn, Elora
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

+ 2015/16

2015/2016 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Vaughn Williams: Symphony #1 “Sea Symphony” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
October 21 & 24, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

German Romantics *
November 25, 2015
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: André Laplante, pianist; James Bourne, pianist; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, Alto; Andrew Walker, tenor; and Jordan Scholl, bass
Repertoire: Schubert – Gebet, Ständchen, Der Tanz, Des Tages Weihe, Lebenslust, Psalm 23, 6 Moments Musicaux, and Cantate Irene Kiesewetter; Liszt – 3 Sonetti del Petrarca; Brahms – Zigeunerlieder; Mendelssohn – Psalm 43.
Concert program notes
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Festival of Carols *
December 9, 2015
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band; David Briggs, organ
Concert Program notes
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
December 15-16 and 18-20, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
January 30, 2016
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Choral-Grand and Intimate with Elora Festival Singers
March 13, 2016
Church of Our Lady, Guelph
Noel Edison, conductor

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
March 23 and Good Friday, March 25, 2016
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, conductor
Guest artists: John Marshman, cello and John Johnson, saxophone
Repertoire: Byrd – Mass for Four Voices; Morales – Parce mihi, Domine; Enns – I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes (TMC commission); Hawes – Reflexionem and Quanta Qualia; Corlis – God So Loved the World (TMC commission); and Whitacre – Her Sacred Spirit Soars.
Concert program notes

TMC Pop-Up Concerts *
April 5, 2016 in the Allan Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
May 10, 2016 in the Student Learning Centre at Ryerson University
Noel Edison, conductor

Haydn: The Creation *
April 27, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Alexander Hajek, baritone; Festival Orchestra
Concert program notes

Happy and Glorious: A Celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday
Hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
May 16, 2016
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony #9 “Choral” with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra
May 28, 2016
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
Denis Mastromonaco, conductor

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 1 & 2, 2016
Roy Thomson Hall
Juanjo Mena, conductor

Elora Festival Opening Night Gala
July 8, 2016
Gambrel Barn, Elora
Noel Edison, conductor
Repertoire: Mozart – Requiem Mass in D minor; and Corlis – River of Life

+ 2014/15

2014/2015 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 “Choral” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 25-27, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Mozart: Requiem and Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass *
Celebrating the TMC’s 120th anniversary
October 15, 2014
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano; Charles Davidson, tenor; Sean Watson, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra. 
Concert program notes

Festival of Carols in Richmond Hill
Dec 6, 2014
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor

Festival of Carols *
Dec 10, 2014
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Canadian Staff Band, John Lam, bandmaster; David Briggs, organ; James Bourne, piano
Concert program notes
Watch the webcast of the concert on livestream.

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16-17 & 19-21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Grant Llewellyn, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 31, 2015
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Watch the concert webcast on livestream.

Pärt: Passio *
March 10 & 11, 2015
Church of the Holy Trinity
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Michael Colvin, tenor; Jeremy Bowes, bass; Elora Festival Singers octet; Michael Bloss, organ; and Festival Quintet.
Concert program notes

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, April 3, 2015
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor
Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ
Repertoire: Tavener, Song for Athene and The World is Burning; Tallis, Spem in alium; Fauré, Requiem.
Concert program notes

TMC Pop Up Concerts *
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at Toronto Reference Library
Noel Edison, conductor

Verdi: Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 21-23, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 10 & 12, 2015
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Schafer: Apocalypsis
Luminato Festival
June 26-28
Sony Centre
David Fallis, musical director

+ 2013/14

2013/2014 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Orff: Carmina Burana with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oct 31, Nov 1 & 2, 2013
Roy Thomson Hall
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Britten at 100 *
Nov 20, 2013
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Diego Matamoros, speaker; James Bourne and Michel Ross, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; Toronto Children’s Chorus; and Festival Orchestra Repertoire: Britten, The Company of Heaven; Britten, St. Nicolas
Concert program notes

Festival of Carols in Richmond Hill
Dec 7, 2013
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor

Festival of Carols *
Dec 11, 2013
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artists: Ben Heppner, tenor; James Bourne, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; Festival Brass

Handel: Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 17, 18, 20-22, 2013
Roy Thomson Hall
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Feb 1, 2014
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Also webcast

Bach: Mass in B minor *
March 26, 2014
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo-soprano; Isaiah Bell, tenor; Michael York, baritone; Festival Orchestra
Concert program notes

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, April 18, 2014
St. Paul’s Basilica
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ Repertoire: Vierne, Messe Solennelle; and Durufl é , Requiem.
Concert program notes

Sacred Music in Hamilton
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Christ’s Church Cathedral, Hamilton
Noel Edison, conductor and Caron Daley, associate conductor
Guest artist: Michael Bloss, organ

Classic Broadway: Lerner &Loewe with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 20 & 21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Steven Reineke, conductor

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 20 & 21, 2014
Roy Thomson Hall
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

+ 2012/13

2012/2013 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

De Falla: La Vida Breve: A Spanish Opera with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 1 & 3, 2012

Carmina Burana *
Nov 14, 2012
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Christopher Mayell, tenor; Michael Nyby, baritone; and TorQ Percussion Quartet.
Repertoire: Dove, The Passing of the Year; Whitacre, Cloudburst; and Orff, Carmina Burana.
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols *
Dec 12, 2012

Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 18, 19, 21-23, 2012

TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 26, 2013 (also webcast)

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle *
Feb 9, 2013
(also webcast)
Guest artists: Lesley Bouza, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo soprano; Charles Davidson, tenor; Michael York, baritone
Concert Program Notes

Beethoven: Symphony #9 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Feb 13, 15 & 16, 2013

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Mar 29, 2013
Repertoire: included the world premiere of Timothy Corlis’ God so Love the World (a TMC commission).
Concert Program Notes

Choir and Organ Concert as part of Roy Thomson Hall Choir and Organ Series
Guest artist: Rachel Mahon, organ
Apr 8, 2013

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis *
May 15, 2013
Guest artists: Shannon Mercer, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Michael Colvin, tenor; Michael Adair, baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Brahms: A German Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 22, 23 & 25, 2013

Verdi and Wagner choruses with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as part of Luminato 2013
June 21, 2013

+ 2011/12

2011/2012 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Walton: Music for the film Henry V with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 22 & 24, 2011

A Night of Brahms *
Nov 9, 2011
Guest artists: Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano; Michael York, baritone; and Festival Orchestra. Repertoire: Brahms: Nänie, Gesang der Parzen, Alto Rhapsody and Ein Deutsches Requiem.
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols, guest appearance at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Dec 2, 2011
Concert Program Notes

Festival of Carols *
Dec 7, 2011
Concert Program Notes

Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 14, 16-19, 2011

Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 28, 2012 (also webcast)

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 6, 2012
Repertoire: Martin: Mass for Double Choir and Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Concert Program Notes

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast *
May 23, 2012
Guest artists: Shannon Mercer, soprano; John Relyea, bass-baritone; Daniel Bedrossian, treble; and Festival Orchestra. Repertoire: Poulenc: Gloria; Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; and Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast
Concert Program Notes

Mahler: Symphony No 8 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 13 & 14, 2012

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 19 & 20, 2012

+ 2010/11

2010/2011 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Mahler: Symphony #2 (Resurrection) with Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sep 23 & 25, 2010

Janaček: Glagolitic Mass with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 10 & 11, 2010

Festival of Carols *
Dec 8, 2010

Handel Messiah: with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16 & 18-21, 2010

Choral Conductors’ Symposium Concert *
Jan 29, 2011

Bach: St. John Passion *
Mar 3, 2011
Guest artists: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo-soprano; Rufus Müller, tenor (Evangelist); Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Brahms: German Requiem, a guest appearance at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Mar 30, 2011
Guest artists: Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Michael York, baritone; and Anagnoson and Kinton Piano Duo.

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 22, 2011
Repertoire: A celebration of Healey Willan
Concert Program Notes

Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor *
May 11, 2011
Guest artists: Gillian Keith, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Mayell, tenor; Thomas Goertz, bass-baritone; and Festival Orchestra.
Concert Program Notes

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 21 & 22, 2011

+ 2009/10

2009/2010 Season

(* TMC-produced concerts)

Beethoven: Fantasia in C minor, a guest appearance for the opening night concert of Koerner Hall
Sep 25, 2009

Handel: Israel in Egypt *
Oct 24, 2009
Guest artists: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; David Trudgen, counter-tenor; Michael Colvin, tenor; Thomas Goerz, bass; and Festival Orchestra.

Britten: War Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Nov 11 & 12, 2009

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols *
Dec 9, 2009

Handel Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16 & 18-21, 2010

Mahler: Symphony #8 (Symphony of a Thousand) with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as part of Cultural Olympiad 2010 in Vancouver.
Jan 30 & Feb 1, 2010

Verdi: Requiem with Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Feb 18 & 20, 2010

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space *
Good Friday, Apr 2, 2010
Guest artists: John Marshman, cello

A Night at the Opera *
Apr 28, 2010
Guest artists: Joni Henson, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano; Doug MacNaughton, baritone; and Festival Orchestra.

Last Night of the Proms with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 18 & 19, 2010

Beethoven: Symphony #9 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
June 16, 17 & 19, 2010