Music Director of Canada’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Steps Down

(Photograph credit score: Daniel Banko)


Italian violinist Elisa Citterio turned music director of Tafelmusik — a Canadian baroque orchestra — in 2017. She then crammed the position after an in depth search by the group to interchange Tafelmusik’s founding music director Jeanne Lamon

In line with Ludwig van Toronto, Citterio took half in quite a lot of duties throughout her over five-year tenure. She appointed new inventive administrators, explored seventeenth to nineteenth century repertoire, commissioned new works, and shaped worldwide collaborations. 

Citterio additionally performed a major position in creating Tafelmusik’s most up-to-date studio album, “Vivaldi con amore,” and headlined excursions round Europe and Australia.

Because the Tafelmusik board navigates the seek for a brand new music director, the group not too long ago appointed an inventive committee to supervise their 2022-23 live performance season which has introduced a lineup of occasions.

The rationale for Citterio’s departure has not been disclosed right now.

A soloist and chamber musician, Citterio was a member of the Orchestra del Teatro della Scala di Milano between 2004 and 2017 earlier than her position at Tafelmusik. Her baroque violin mentors included Enrico Onofri, Chiara Banchini, and Luigi Mangiocavallo.

Her discography entails over 35 recordings together with opera recordings with conductors corresponding to Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Edward Gardner, Daniele Gatti, Daniel Harding, Loribn Maazel, and Riccardo Muti.


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