Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Formed 1894
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
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1894
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is a Canadian large vocal ensemble based in Toronto, Ontario. It was co-founded in 1894 by Augustus S. Vogt and W. H. Hewlett to celebrate the opening of the Massey Hall. The ensemble was originally an extension of the choir of Jarvis St. Baptist Church in Toronto which Vogt directed and Hewlett accompanied. It is named after the German composer, Felix Mendelssohn.

The choir has 150 voices, including a professional core of 20 singers along with auditioned amateur singers. The chamber-sized, 70-voice Mendelssohn Singers is formed from the choir.

The choir performs secular and sacred choral masterpieces in its own annual concert series, as well as regular performances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The choir has toured in the United States and Europe, performing at the Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Kennedy Center, and major venues in Vienna, Salzburg and Prague. In January 2010, the choir travelled to Vancouver to perform in the 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

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Alexander Borodin
Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
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Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Fantasia for piano, chorus and orchestra in C minor (Op.80)
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Fantasia for piano, chorus and orchestra in C minor (Op.80)
George Frideric Handel
He trusted in God (Messiah)
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He trusted in God (Messiah)
Erin Wall
Air. Soprano: 'Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion'. Allegro - Meno Mosso - Tempo I from Messiah, HWV 56
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Air. Soprano: 'Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion'. Allegro - Meno Mosso - Tempo I from Messiah, HWV 56
Andrew Davis, Toronto S O, George Frideric Handel & Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Messiah
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Messiah

Messiah

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Andrew Davis, Toronto S O, George Frideric Handel & Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1980: Prom 40
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-27T17:35:16
27
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1980

Proms 1980: Prom 40

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 38
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-25T17:35:16
25
Aug
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 38

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1972: Prom 32
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Royal Albert Hall
1972-08-23T17:35:16
23
Aug
1972

Proms 1972: Prom 32

Royal Albert Hall

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