A Tribute to Maureen Forrester

One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances, hosted by renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. (Pictured: Maureen Forrester)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

TSO Chamber Soloists on October 20
There will be a pre-concert performance by the TSO Chamber Soloists at 6:15pm on Friday, October 20.

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Concert Dates

A Tribute to Maureen Forrester 19/10/2017 8:00PM

One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances, hosted by renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. (Pictured: Maureen Forrester)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Logo of Canada 150

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

TSO Chamber Soloists on October 20
There will be a pre-concert performance by the TSO Chamber Soloists at 6:15pm on Friday, October 20.

Program Download
Download the program for this concert.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

Program

Howard Shore/text by Elizabeth Cotnoir: L’Aube for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra (World Premiere/TSO Commission) [15']
Intermission
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) [59']

Performers

Susan Platts
mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade
tenor
Ben Heppner
host

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

A Tribute to Maureen Forrester 20/10/2017 7:30PM

One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances, hosted by renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. (Pictured: Maureen Forrester)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Logo of Canada 150

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

TSO Chamber Soloists on October 20
There will be a pre-concert performance by the TSO Chamber Soloists at 6:15pm on Friday, October 20.

Program Download
Download the program for this concert.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30pm

Program

Howard Shore/text by Elizabeth Cotnoir: L’Aube for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra (World Premiere/TSO Commission) [15']
Intermission
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) [59']

Performers

Susan Platts
mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade
tenor
Ben Heppner
host

6:15pm Free pre-concert performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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