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Volume 11 Issue 5 - February 2006

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Toronto & nearby Plans

Toronto & nearby Plans change! Always call ahead to confirm details with presenters. Concerts: Toronto & nearby PAGE 32 Concerts: Further Afield PAGE 46 Music Theatre/Opera PAGE 49 Jazz Clubs PAGE 50 Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 51 Wednesday February 01 - 12:30: York University. Department of Music Concert. David Mott, saxophone. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 1 :30 & 8:00: CanStage. Letters from Le· hrer. World premiere written & performed by Richard Greenblatt, featuring the words & music of Tom Lehrer. Ross Manson, director. Berkeley Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. · , (sr), (under 30).Forcomplete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Acting Up Stage Theatre Company. john & jen. Music by Andrew Lippa; orchestrations by Jason Robert Brown. Kyle Blair, Steph· anie Roth & other performers; Michael Jones, director; Wayne Gwillim, musical director; Mitch· ell Marcus, artistic producer. Walmer Centre Theatre, 188 Lowther Rd. 416-927-7880. · , (st/arts workers), (rush). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Hart House Theatre. The Rocky Horror Show. Music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Andrew Moyes, Allison Leggat!, Leonard Elias & other performers. Lily Ling, musical director; Elenna Mosoff, director. 7 Hart House Circle. 416· 978-8849. , (st/sr). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Wind Orchestra. Spiritual World. Rorem: Prevailing Winds; Benson: Passing Bell; Husa: Apotheosis of this Earth; Tull: Fanfare for Band & Antiphonal Brass. Tony Gomes, music director. Royal Conservatory of Music, 90 Croatia St.416-461-6681. , (sr/st). Thursday February 02 - 12:10: University ofToronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: David Braid & Gary Williamson, pianos. Jazz standards & original compositions for two pianos. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. - 12:30: York University. Department of Music Concert. World Music Vocal Ensemble. Judith Cohen, director. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 6:00: Canadian Opera Company. G6tterdiimmerung. By Wagner. Frances Ginzer, Christian Franz, Mats Almgren, John Fanning & other performers; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. 5: 15: Pre-Performance Opera Chat. Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East.416-872-2262. -195; -117 & under). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:00: Mirvish Productions. The lord of the Rings. Lyrics by Shaun McKenna and Matthew Warchus; music by A.R. Rahman and Varttina with Christopher Nightingale. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. - 5. For complete run see music theatre list· ings. - 8:00: Civic Light Opera Co. Titanic The Musical Music & lyrics by Yes ton; Peter Loucas, Bob Deutsch, David Haines, Bryan Chamberlain & others. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-755-1717. .50. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Massey Hall. The Black Watch & the Band of the Welsh Guard. 15 Shuter St. 416· 872-4255. .50-.50. - 8:00: St Anne's Music & Drama Society. Ruddigore. By Gilbert & Sullivan. Brian Farrow, conductor; Peter Orme, chorus master; Laura Schatz, director. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Masques of love: Romance & Heartbreak Through the Ages. Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano; Ken Whiteley, guitar/vocals; Terry McKenna, lute; Anne Grimm, soprano; Vicki St. Pierre, alto; Michiel Schrey, tenor; Andrew Tees, baritone; Martin Julien, actor. 7: 15 pre-concert chat; 11:00 post-concert jam. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-410-4561 . . - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev & Brahms. Sharman: Letters for the Future; Brahms/orch. Serio: Clarinet Sonata# 1; Prokofiev: Symphony #5. Joaquin Valdepeiias, clarinet; Hans Graf, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50· $110. Friday February 03 - 12:30: York University. Department of Music Concert. Jazz ensemble Time Warp in concert. Barry Elmes, drums; Al Henderson, bass; Kelly Jefferson, sax; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet/ flugelhorn. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4 700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 7:00: Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival. Winterfolk IV. 1 DD musicians in 6 venues. 416· 870-8000. (weekend pass); (day pass). - 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band. Gill· ingham: Waking Angels; works by Wilson & Husa. Gillian MacKay & Darryl Eaton, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978-3744. , . - 8:00: Andrew Collins. little Widgets CD Release Party. Andrew Collins, mandolin. Guests: members of Creaking Tree String Quartet, Foggy Hogtown Boys. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. . - 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Music & Dance. Music by Bryars, Cage & Prokofiev. An· draw Burashko, piano; Min-Jeong Koh & Sarah Nematallah, violins; Robert Occhipinti, double bass; Thomas Wiebe, cello; Peggy Baker and James Kudelka, choreography. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 416-973- 4000. , (sr/st/artists). - 8:00: Elmer lseler Singers. St. John Passion. Music by J.S. Bach. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Christine Stelmacovich, alto; Floyd Gadd, evangelist; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor;John Avey, bass; Lydia Adams, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-217-0537. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Amadeo: Mozart in Italy. Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate. Michael Maniaci, male soprano; Don Allison & Ryan Haas, performers; Jeanne Lamon, director. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-964-6337. -; -(sr/st). - 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Masques of love: Romance & Heartbreak Through the Ages. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom. See Feb. 2. Saturday February 04 - 1 :OD: Canadian Music Centre. Professional Reading Series-New Wind Works. Arsenio Giron: Forest Encounters; Elma Miller: Le Phenix. Toronto Wind Orchestra; Tony Gomes, conductor. Laidlaw Hall, Upper Canada College, 200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-961-6601 ex.207. Free. - 2:00: Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival. Winterfolk tv. See Feb. 3. - 6:00: Canadian Opera Company.A Bite before Twilight. 4pm dinner Bier Markt, 58 Esplanade. 6pm Giitterdammerung, Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. E. 416-872-2262. . - 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Orchestra Series: U of T Symphony Or· chestra & l'Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de musique de Montreal Stravinsky: Sacre du Printemps; Shostakovich: Symphony #10. Raffi Armenian, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. , . - 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Music & Dance. Harbourfront Centre Theatre. See Feb. 3. - 8:00: Brampton Festival Singers. Wine & Roses. Guests: Daniel Rubinoff, sax; Colin Clarke, conductor. Dinner 6pm. Peel Agricultural Society, 12942 Heartlake Rd., Brampton. 905-450· 5659. . - 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Or· chestra. A World's First. Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol; Gray: premiere; Canadian Music Competitions Concerto winner. Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, 2450 Birchmount Rd. 416-879-5566. , (sr/sl), free(under 12). - 8:00: Leark. An Electronic Zen Garden. The Composer Now: lntermedia Series. A collective, interactive installation piece. The Music Gallery, St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416-204- 1080. , O(sr/member), (sl). - 8:00: Massey Hall. Colin James in Concert. Guests: Cowboy Junkies. 15 Shuter St. 416· 872-4255. .50-.50. - 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Mozart@250! Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Strauss: Meta· morphosen; Brahms: Piano Quintet in f, arr. Ar· man. Michael Esch, piano; Nurhan Arman, music director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Amadeo: Mozart in Italy. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See Feb 3. yS~J~(p~ Lydia Adams, Conductor J.S. BACH'S ST. JOHN PASSION Friday, February 3, 2006 8:00 pm Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E., Toronto Soloists: Leslie Fagan, soprano Christine Stelmacovich, alto Floyd Gadd, Evangelist Lawrence Wiliford, tenor John Avey, bass/Christus with orchestra. Concert Sponsor T ~ CANADIAN-GERMAN FESTIVAL CELEBRATION Harry Freedman, Mary Morrison Friday, May 5, 2006 7:30 pm Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West, Toronto Guest artists: Amadeus Chamber Singers and the Aeolian Winds A concert honouring the artistic brilliance and immense contributions of these two Canadian musicians. Bl:!, Canada Council Consell des Arts © for the Arts du Canada torontdartsbou nci I Anarm's lengthbod yoftheCity ot Toronto FOR INFORMATION OR TICKETS CALL 416-217-0537 Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm 32 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM FEBR UA RY 1 - MARCH 7 2006

- 8:00: Toronto Jazz Orchestra. Annual Fundraising Swing Thing. With Simon Threlkeld and Odd Socks. Dovercourt House Main Floor, 805 Oovercourt Rd. 416-899-5299. with lesson; dance only. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev& Brahms. Roy Thomson Hall. See Feb 2. - 10:00: Canadian Reggae Music Summit. Showcase & After Party. Superheavy Reggae, Ibadan, T reson, Sonia Collymore, King Ujah & others. Brigantine Room, York Quay Centre, Harbourfront. 235 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. . Sunday February 05 & harp ensemble. Capitol Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge St. 416-967-6060 ex 225. . - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Ves· pers. The Russ Little Quartet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 . Free; donations welcome. - 6:00: Canadian Meditation Centres. Music & Mantras. Supersprouts, 720 Bathurst St. 416-539-0234. Free. - 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble. In Concert. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-229-0496. , (ch). - 8:00: Arabesque Dance Company Dr· chestra. layali Arabesque.Traditional acoustic Arabic music. Bassam Bishara, oude/naye/vocals; Suleiman Warvvar, lead dumbek; George Barbas, dhoholla; Sebastian Gatto, katim; George Sawa, musical director. Gypsy Co-op, 815 Queen St. W. 416-920-5593. . - 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music. Playing in Tongues. The Composer Now: Collaboration Series. Premieres by Hatch, Oesterle and Saint-Denis. Anne Thompson. flute; Max Christie, clarinet; Benjamin Bowman, violin; Paul Widner, cello; Laurent Phillipe, piano; Graham Hargrove, percussion; Robin Engelman, conductor. Music Gallery, St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. , O(sr/arts workers). (st). - 8:00: Free Fall/Melodeon. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Live musical score set to the 1919 film. Andrew Downing, composer/double bass; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; William Carn, trombone; Kathleen Kapoka, violin; Tania Gill, pump organ/ glockenspiel. Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. W. 416-538-0988. , (artists). - 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Masques oflove: Romance & Heartbreak Through the Ages. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom. See Feb. 2. - 12:00: Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festi· val. Winterfolk IV. See Feb. 3. - 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery. Sunday Concert Series. Canzona, classical ensem· ble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893- 1121. Admission with gallery price: , (sr/ st), (family). - 2:00: Chamber Music Society of Missis· sauga. Sunday Family Concert Series: Return of the Double Reed Duo. Works by Strauss, Mozart & others. Lisa Griffiths & Chris Sharpe, bassoons. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Or., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. , (sr), (st). - 2:00: RCM Orff Ensembles. Orff Program Concert. 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ex321. Free. - 2:00: Toronto Parks & Recreation Sun· day Concert Series. Syncona. Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396· 7398. Free. - 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Bollywood Brass with autorickshaw. Ra ham: Monday February 06 Urvashi, Urvashi; Sankaran: Bollywood Brass & Saraswati; Thygarja: Ganamurthy; Gillespie: A - 7:30: Five Small Concerts. Visions of Night in Tunisia; Ellington: Caravan. Au tori ck· Heaven and Hell. Works by Torke, Vas ks & Schumann. Members of the TSO and guests. Carol shaw, guest ensemble; Curtis Metcalf, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366· Lynn Fujino, Virginia Chen Wells, violins; Daniel 7723. , , , (groups of 10 or Blackman, viola; Kirk Worthington, cello.Trinitymore). St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416· - 3:00: Syrinx. Sunday Salon. Music by Debussy, Gellman, Schumann & Beethoven. Peter 221-8342. , (sr/stl. See ad next page. Tuesday February 07 Longworth, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. , (st). - 12:30: York University. Department of - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Music Concert. Student composers in concert. Amadeo: Mozart in Italy. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. David Lidov, director. Mclaughlin Perfonmance See Feb 3. Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Afternoon Twilight Recitals. Stillman Matheson. organ. day. Music by Mendelssohn & Stanford. Andrew - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Mid­ 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. -4:00: Street Haven. Tea, Crumpets & Stuart - 8:00: OnStage. The Melody lingers Dn. Jazz Mclean. Fundraiser, with Salvi Duo, Welsh flute standards and originals. Mike Murley, Tara David- Syrinx Concerts PETER LONGWORTH in a solo piano recital featuring Debussy, Gellman, Schumann, Beethoven - ' -------- Sunday, February 5, 2006, 3:00pm Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue Adults Students For more info call 416.654.0877 CONTEMPORARY CLARINET SHALOM BARD IN CONCERT Stimulating and unconventional, Shalom Bard and friends present contemporary, klezmer, and classical clarinet music. Shalom Bard clarinet Peter Longworth piano Iris Goldberg visual artist Micah Heilbrunn clarinet Sonia Sielaff clarinet Max Christie clarinet Eli Bard cantor Tamara Hummel soprano Sandy Baron violin Pamela Hinman violin Kathleen Kajioka viola Mary Stein cello SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 8 PM RCM Concert Hall The Royal Conservatory of Music 90 Croatia Street (Bloor & Dufferin) adults, students & seniors, family 416.408.2824 ~, .•. ext. 321 www.rcmusic.ca/concerts Canadian Patrimoine Heritage canadien FEBR UARY 1 - MARCH 7 2006 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 33

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