Tag: Verdi

Photo of TMC performing with the TSO at Roy Thomson Hall. The orchestra and soloists are on stage and the Choir is in the choir loft. Sir Andrew Davis is on the podium conducting.

Andrew Davis and the Verdi Requiem

John Gilks, Opera Ramblings. The orchestra, complete with off stage brass high up at the back of the hall, and choir; the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir were on excellent form. The choir is large and can produce sound ranging from considerable subtlety to the full on power needed to work with the hundred odd musicians, heavy on the brass and drums, in the big climaxes.