A Tribute to Maureen Forrester
She sang incomparably, gave generously and lived life “in the large,” according to her Globe obituary in 2010. The great Canadian diva Maureen Forrester is fêted by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with a concert hosted by tenor Ben Heppner, starring mezzo-soprano Susan Platts and featuring one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth). Oct. 19 and 20, 8 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $40.75 to $154. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., 416-598-3375 or tso.ca.