A Trib­ute to Mau­reen For­rester

The Globe and Mail Metro (Ontario Edition) - - Globe Life & Arts -

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.

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