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Volume 12 - Issue 5 - February 2007

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( 'W "'"7"~ W" " '" '""~I' ~In this issue: Metro Toronto, Ajax, B-ramalea, Brampton,Kleinburg, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville, Thornhill.Concerts Further Afield PAGE 45Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 49Jazz PAGE51Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 55Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.24Toronto WindQuintet & FriendsThurs, Feb 1at1 pmMacMillan Theatre. FreeWind serenades of Dvorakand Mozart. Raffi Armenian,conductor.Symphony OrchestraFri, Feb 2 at 7:30 pmMacMillan Theatre. ()Dvorak: Othello OvertureSibelius: Violin Concerto(Jennifer Banks, violin)Schumann: Symphony No. 1Raffi Armenian, conductor.Wind Ensemble &Symphonic WindsSat, Feb 10 at 7:30 pmMacMillan Theatre. ()Oskar Morawetz's Memorialto Martin Luther King (ShaunaRolston, cello solo) and otherworks. Gillian MacKay &Jeffrey Reynolds, conductors.Michael BeckermanLectureTues, Feb 13 at 12:10 pmWatter Hall. Free"Dvorak's Largo and theAnxiety of Idyllic Worlds."James Parker, piano · Music & PoetryFri, Feb 9 at 7:30 pmWalter Hall. ($12)Ginastera, Villa-Lobos,Granados, Albeniz & Debussy.·Thurs, Feb 15 at 12:10 pmWalter Hall. FreeSongs of Latin AmericaWomen's ChorusFri, Feb, 1f> at 7:30 pmVictoria College Chapel.'() .Robert Cooper, conductorW:W:W:. MUS IC.UT 0 R 0 NT 0. CAThursday February 01- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Poemespourmi Messiaen's first song cycle . .Young artists of the CDC Ensemble Studio; Ste·ven Philcox, Liz Upchurch, Kathryn T remills, Kin·za Tyrrell, piano. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363·8231. Free.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital· Michael Capon: 56Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Janet Obermeyer,soprano, Leslie Oe'Ath, piano. Works by Schubert,Hahn, Debussy, Liszt and Wolf. Recital Hall, Ac·colade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736·5186.Free:- 1 :00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. Wind serenades of Dvo·rak and Mozart. Toronto Wind Quintet, andfriends. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, BO Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: CDC. Faust. By Gounod. Ana Ibarra, .soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano; DavidPomeroy, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Egils·silins, bass·baritone;.Nicholas Muni, director;Yannick Nezet·Seguin, conductor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.West.416-363-8231 . ,5; -(15& under with adult); (spec price, call). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. New Musicfestival· Electroacoustic Musii: of AlejandroViiiao,Vif1ao: Hendrix Haze; The World We Know;GO; Tumblers for violin, marimba and computergenerated sound. Dennis Patrick, festival coordi·nator. Victoria College Chapel, 93 Charles St.' West. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Peter Barrett; baritone& Peter Tiefenbach, piano. Schumann: Dichter·liebe; Brahms: Wie hist du, mein konigin; Feldein·samkeit; Meine liebe ist grun; Von ewiger liebe; .Finzi: Let Us Garlands Bring; Mercure: Dissidences~Jane Mallett· Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366· 7723,800-708-6754. ; (st).- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. TheWho's Tommy. Music and lyrics by Pete Townsh·end. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 KingstonRd. 416-3964049. ; B(sr/st/grps18+ ).For complete run see music theatre listings ..- 8:00: Soulpepper Theatre Company. TheThreepenny Opera. Seninal 20th century musicalcomedy, by Bertolf Brecht, music by Kurt Weill,German translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann,WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMEnglish translation by Robert MacDonald. Mem·bers of the Soulpepper Academy, Albert Schultz,Patricia O'Callaghan, performers; Tim Albery,director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts,Building 49, 55 Miil St. 416-866-8666. ·; -(preview/mat); (st with ID). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: St. Anne's Music & Drama Society.The Grand Duke. By Gilbert and Sullivan; a troupeof actors takes political power in Pfennig·Halbp·fennig. Jennifer Friesen Garde, choreographer;Laura Schatz. director; Diana Brault, conductor.St. Anne's Parish'Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416·922-4415. ; (sr/st); (Feb 1). For com·plete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: The Music Gallery/Dead DaisyRecords. Royal Wood: A Good Enough Oay Re·lease Party. Pop Avant series. Guest: HarmonyTrowbridge. Saint George the Martyr Church,197 John St.416-204-1080. .- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Oausgaard Conducts Brahms. Morawetz: Cami·val Overture; Bartok: Violin Concerto #2; Brahms: .Symphony #4. Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Tho·mas Dausgaard, conductor. Intermission: chatwith artists. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -7. .- 8:30: Hugh's Room.Jory Nash Way We feelCO Release. Singer/songwriter/guitarist, contemporaryfolk-style, with jazz, blues, country, R&B& pop. Guests: Jason Fowler, Maury Lafoy, Dav·i~ Matheson. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 ·6604. ; (adv).

Friday February 02- 12: 1 O: U of T Faculty of Music. New MusicFestival: New Opera Showcase. Sandra•Horst,conductor; Dennis Patrick, festival coordinator.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Oo la la!. Classicalvoice students perform French melodies by Faure,Debussy, Chausson, Poulenc & others. RaisaNakhmanovich, piano; Catherine Robbin, director.Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416· 736·5186. Free. .- 7:00: Music Toronto. Crossings: A MusicalPassage from West to East: Chamber music atLula lounge. Gryphon Trio; Michael Occh1pmt1,guitar/composer; Roberto Occhipinti, string bass/impresario; Ernie Tollar, mus1c1an/expert m mid·dle·eastern music; Maryem T ollar, middle·easternsinger; Simon Shaheen, oud/Arabic violin; JameyHaddad, percussion; & others. Lula Lounge, 1585Dundas St. West.416·588·0307. . \.- 7:30: Elmer lseler Singers. Celebration,with True North Brass. Celebrating-conductor/composer/arranger Howard Cable, with originalscores and arrangements; Pastiche Quebecois;Copland Suite; Song for Canada; Sing Sea to Sea,Maple Leaf Forever, Cross Country Holiday, On·tario Pictures. Guests: Jim Gardiner, RaymondTizzard, trumpets; Alastair Kay, trombone; JoanWatson, French horn; J. Scott Irvine, tuba; LydiaAdams, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. West.416·217·0537. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: U ofT Faculty of Music. U of T Sym·phony Orchestra. Dvorak: Overture to Othello;Sibelius: Violin Concerto ind, Op.47; Schumann:Symphony # 1. Jennifer Banks, violin; U of T SymphonyOrchestra; Ratti Armenian, conductor.MacMiUan Theatre, Edward Johnson BuildiJYJ, 80Queen's Park. 41 &978·3744. ; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Capitol Event Theatre. MenopauseOut loud! Book & lyiics-by Jeanie Linders. JayneLewis, Nicole Robert, Cynthia Jones, Rose Ryan& Jenny Hall, performers. Capitol Event Thea1re,2492 Yonge St. 416·872-1111. .95. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Massey Hall. The Rankin Family: To·. gether Again. Vocal and instrumental Celtic Cana·dian roots music from Cape Breton. Guest: SethLakeman. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·. ing Arts. Holy Body Tattoo presents RunningWild. Bittersweet landscape of human relation·ships in avant-garde dance duets and solos. 130Navy St., Oakville. 905·815-2021, 888·489·7784. .99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Colin James inConcert. Infectious rock blended with reflective,simmering blues. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905· .874-2800. -. '- 8:30: Hugh's Room.Fundraiser for HIV/A/OSin Africa. The Magpies (roots·country foursome);The McFlies (accordions, ukuleles, melodica,violin, harmonicas, guitars, upright bass, percus·sion, and choral harmonies); Gill Deacon (CBC TV).host. 2261 Dundas St, West. 416-531 ·0604.$ 17; $ 15(adv). Proceeds to the Grandmothers toGrandmothers campaign of the Stephen LewisFoundation.Saturday February 03- 12:00 noon & 3: 10: Toronto WinterCity2007/Royal Conservatory of Music. Seven·ty-Nine Piano Guartet. Younggun Kim, piano; GoEun Kang, vloiin; Yoonwoo Kim, viola; HyemeeYang, cello. Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 1 00Queen St. West. 416-395-0490. Fr~.THEROYALCONSERVATORY OF"MUSIC ,FREE CONCERTSVOICE RECITALLynne McMurtry mezzo-sopranoAlison D' Amato pianoMusic by Bernstein, Ives, Crumb & moreTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 8'PM .Room 305, The Royal Conservatory of Music /90 Croatia Street (Bloor & Dufferin)NOON HOUR CONCERTThe Chulafstein TrioGlenn Gould School Student TrioMusic of. Bartok, Bach & Brahms .WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 12 PM .Room 305, The Royal Conservatory of Music90 Croatia Street (Bloor & Dufferin)416.408.2824, ext.

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