Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation

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Tania Miller, conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
Brett Polegato, baritone
Toronto Children’s Chorus
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Julien Bilodeau: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th
Jeffrey Ryan/text by Suzanne Steele: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation

To commemorate Remembrance Day, the TSO presents Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, a soul-searching work by Canadian composer Jeffrey Ryan and Suzanne Steele, Canada’s war poet in Afghanistan. The concert, directed by Canadian conductor Tania Miller, includes readings from famous war-related poems, and a warm-hearted selection by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow.

Part of Canada Mosaic, a Canada 150 Signature Project/un projet signature Canada 150

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