Talisker Players presents one of Toronto's most exciting concert series. It's vocal music, it's chamber music, and it's theatre too, blending words and music in evenings of adventure and discovery. On this site you can check out our Main Series concerts, outreach projects, recordings and tours. Come and join us!
Details of the 2015-16 season will be posted soon. Meanwhile, see below for a sneak preview. Hold the dates!
2015 - 16 SEASON
Spirit Dreaming - Tuesday & Wednesday, October 27 & 28, 8pm
Creation myths from around the world: Ravel's Chansons Madécasses, Harry Somers' Kuyas, along with rarely-heard music from Australia, Finland, Brazil and North Africa.
High Standards - Sunday, January 10, 3:30pm & Tuesday, January 12, 8pm
The best of the American songbook: Music by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Frank Loesser, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim – everyone's favourites!
Renovated Rhymes - Tuesday & Wednesday, March 1 & 2, 8pm
Songs for grown-up children: Ogden Nash, Edward Lear and other playful wordsmiths provide the inspiration for som amusing (and thought-provoking) music.
Cross'd by the Stars - Tuesday & Wednesday, May 3 & 4, 8pm
Tales of true love, doomed by the fates: Mahler's haunting Songs of a Wayfarer, in Schönberg's gorgeous chamber version, plus the premiere of Dean Burry's thrilling new adaptation of The Highwayman.