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Volume 12 - Issue 5 - February 2007

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7723, 800-708-6754. ,; 18-35 pay your light Series. Jazz & improvised music. Arraymuage;$ 5(st), accol11lanying adult y, price. • sic Studio, Suite 218 (rear door), 60 Atlantic Ave:- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. Symphonic 416-539-8752. - O(sliding scale).Gold. Haydn: Sy!11lhony #104 (London); - 9:00pm: Harbourfront Centre/Kuumba,Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Conway Baker: Sinfo· African Heritage Month. Kick-Off Concertnia Concertante. Jung Yoon Yang, violin; Kerry and Soiree. Commemorating the 45th Anniversa·. Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, ry of Jamaican Independence. Jay Martin, come-5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -; dian; Jay Douglas and the All-Star band;Jamai-.50-(sr).can recording artists Anthony Malvo, Humble and- 8:00: West End Studio Theatre. The Se· DJ Empress Divine; Alan Jones, host. Brigantinecret Garden. Book & lyrics by Marsha Norman, Room, York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quaymusic by Lucy Simon, directed by Paul Groulx, West. 416-9734000. Free. ·based on the beloved novel by Frances HodgsonBurnett Oakville Centre for the Perfonning Arts,1 JD Navy St., Oakville. 905-815· 2021, BBB·489· 77B4. ; (sr/st Feb 14). For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gregory Hoskins CORelease. 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531·Saturday February 10- 3:00: Music@Ascension. In Tune WithHeaven: Organ Music of the Anglican Tradition.Elgar: Organ Sonata; Byrd: a Fantasia; music byHowells, Parry & others. Chris Dawes, conmm·tator; Aaron Tan, Organ. Church of the Ascension,6604. ; (adv)I'. 133 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. ; O(sr/- 9:00pm: The Music Gallery. Wavelength st).350 festival Pop Avant series; opening night . - 7:00: Harbourfront Centre/Kuumba, Afri·celebrating 7th anniversary of Wavelength miSic can Heritage Month. Griots i• Garage: A Musicalseries and zine. Wyrd Visions (Colin Bergh), guitar/voice; Laura Barren, kalimba/voice; Double Sui:cide: Sandro Perri, guitar/voice; Ryan Driver,synth/voice. 7:00: Panel discussion. Saint Georgethe Martyr Church, 197 JohnSt.416·204-10BO.PWYC.Friday February 09History of the African Oiaspora. Musicaljourney inspired by 500 years of Afro-centricmusic, 16th century West Africa, through bluesand jau, funk, hip-hop & garage; multill]edia;written/performed by Dennis Rollins; NorthAmerican premiere. Studio Theatre, York QuayCentre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-9734000.$ 25. For complete run see music theatre listings.- 7:30: U ofT Faculty of Music. Faculty Art· - 7:30: Metropolitan United Church. Febru·ist Series. Music by Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Gra· ary FoUies! Metropolitan Choir. 56 Queen St.nados, Albeniz & Debussy. James Parker, piano. East. 416-363-0331 x26. .Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 - 7:30: Music at St Mark's.A Cappel/a. Rep·Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; $12(sr/st). ertoire spanning centuries & traditions- Bach to- 8:00: Massey Hall. Colin James, blues guitar Beatles to Broadway, Adoramus Te to Eleanor& The little Big Band. Music spanning blues, Rigby. The Marion Singers, Tony Browning, direc·rock, big band & R&B. Guest: Michael Kaesham· tor. St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 1 Greenlandmer.jazz piano. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255..50-.50. for Evangel Hall.- 8:00: RCM. Community School Concert Se· 'ries:Mapale Latin Band, with Carlos Bastidas.RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408·2824 x321. ; (sr/st); (family).- 8:00: The Music Gallery/Root MeanSquare and Rough Idea. Vandermark 5. JazzAvant series. Vandermark 5: Tim Daisy, percussion;Dave Rempis, saxophones; Kent Kessler,bass; Fred Lonberg-Holm. cello; Ken Vandermark,reeds. Saint George the Martyr Church, 197 JohnSt.416-204-1080. ; (adv).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. HogtownSyncopatorsCO Release. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 ·6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising Mu·sicians Toronto/Arraymusic. leftover Day·Rd. 416444-6762. ; (ch). Benefit concertTHE MARION SINGERSACAPPELLA7:30 pm, Saturday Feb.10St. Mark's Presbyterian Church1 Greenland Road(Donway East & Don MillsRoad, south ofLawrence)Adults , Children Tickets at dooror reserve by phone416-444-6762- 7:30: Peel Choral Society. Sing to love:Valentine's Concert & Oessert. Musical selec·lions from the classic American songbook andBroadway favourites, and a few pieces fromolder, more discrete times. Mervin Fick, director.St. John Fisher Church Hall, 300 Balmoral Dr.,Bramalea. 416-961 -6444 ; $.12(sr/st); (ch5-10) •- 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Wind & BandSeries. Morawetz: Memorial to Martin LutherKing; works by Gregson, Ticheli, ~ealey, Apper·mont & Grainger. Shauna Rolston, cello; WindEnsemble & Symphonic Winds, Gillian MacKay& Jeffrey Reynolds, conductors. MacMillan The·at re, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. BeMy Valentine. Glinka: Russian and Ludmilla Overture;Offenbach: Barcarolle; Bernstein: Glitter andbe Gay, from Candide; West Side Story; Rosaura:Marimba Concerto; Gershwin: Prelude forStrings; Rhapsody in Blue. Deanna Hendricks,soprano; Andrew Dunsmore, percussion; ErnestoCervini, piano; Robert Raines, conductor. The RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Bral11lton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st); (ch8-12).- 8:00: Massey Hall. Roy Hargrove Guintet.T 1U111leler & his group. Guest: The Bad Plus: ReidAnderson, bass; Ethan Iverson, piano; David King,drums. 15 Shuter St. 416-B72-4255. .50·.50.-8:00: Mississauga Symphony.AustrianMasterpieces. Schubert: Symphony #8 in b (Un·finished); J. Strauss, Jr.: The Blue Danube; Mahl·er: Symphony #5. Anna Kus & Winson Tam,ballroom dancers; John Barnum. conductor. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888·805-8888. ,.- 8:00: Vladimir Dounin. Favourite Songs forYour Valentine. Musicians will perform newphoned-in & audience requests. Raphaela Cameron,soprano; Jing Liu, violin; Christine Zhou,piano; Wei Zhou, flute; Amanda Zhou, vocalist.7:00: Encore requests from previous performanc·es. George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 YongeSt.416-872-1111.$ 25; O(sr/st).-8:30: Hugh's Room.AlfielappacostaCORelease. 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531·6604. ; (adv).- 1 O:OOpm: Harbourfront Centre/Kuumba,African Heritage Month. Vieux Farka ToureConcert and Debut CO Release. Music that re·spects Vieux' s Malian roots and the tradition ofhis late father, Ali Farka Toure. Brigantine Room,York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416·973-4000. . CD Proceeds benefit the fightagainst malaria.Sunday February 11- 2:00: Alawyn. landscapes of the Heart. CelebrateValentine's Day in the spirit of chivalry andcourtly love; works by Solage, Senleches, Josquin,Gesualdo & others. Kevin Komisaruk, direc·tor. George lgnatieff Theatre (Larkin Building),Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place. 416-559·2586. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Viva las Vegas!. Tribute to the sights and soundsof Las Vegas, including Whitacre's Godzilla EatsLas Vegas. Colin Clarke, music director. Mead·owvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road, Mississauga.905-615-4720 x2588. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Toronto Mandolin Orchestra andKaniv Dancers. For Children of All Ages.Prokpfiev: Peter and the Wolf; and other works.Guests: Bach Children's Chorus. Leah PoslunsTheatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-533· 2725.; (sr/st); (ch).- 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musi·cally Speaking: Italian Baroque Music. Works byMonteverdi, Rossi, Mauochi, & others. AlexaWing, Hallie Fishel, sopranos; John Edwards,theorbo. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-920-5025. By donation.In Tune with HeavenOrgan Music of the Anglican Tradition"' Saturday, February 10, 2007, at 3 pm/ (s/s)Aaron Tan, organ; Chris Dawes, commentatorFrancis Jackson: Toccata, Chorale, & FugueSimon Preston: AlleluyasAlec .Wyton: In Praise of MerbeckeWorks by Parry, Gibbons, Purcell, and others.iFeaturingMahler's Symphony No.5Schubert's Unfinished Symphony No. 8Featuring2006 Honens First LaureateMinsoo SohnperformingSchumann's Piano ConcertoDvorak's Symphony No. 7With the world premiere ofMirage for Orchestraby Ronald RoyerWWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM

Al icier ArtsChamber MusicPreunts:- A Schubert Valentine -Feb 11@ 3pm/12/ 3:00: Alicier Arts Chamber Music. ASchubert Valentine. Works by Schubert & hiscontemporaries. Phoebe Tsang, violin; Peter Cos·by, cello; Allison Marcaccini, soprano; MarikoKamachi, piano; Kim Schemeit, flute. St. George'son-the· Hill, 4600 Dundas St. West. 416· 731-3599. ; $12(sr/st/artworkers); O(ch).- 3:00: Denise Williams. Walk TogetherChildren CO Release. A Black and Jewish culturalmix, folk songs in English, Creole, A fiican languages,Yiddish, Hebrew & Ladino, spirituals &classical. Guests: Brahm Goldhamer, piano; NinaShapilsky, keyboard; Sam Donkoh, percussion;T onian Morgan, guitar; Antiguan-Canadian Voicesof Paradise Choir, Eulalie Walling-Sampson, director;members of the Toronto Jewish Folk Choir.416·924-621.1. . Al Green Theatre at theMiles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924·6211 xO. .- 3:00: Kingsway·Lambton United Church.'love 'n laughter. Choir & Soloists, Ruth WatsonHenderson, director. 85 The Kingsway. 416· 231 ·9120. ; free(under 12).- 4:00: Association of Improvising Musi·cians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & lmpro·vised Music, Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday After·noon Twilight Recital. Faure: Sicilienne; Hiie: Fan·taisie; Khatchaturian: Toccata; Pessard: Andal·ouse; Taffanel: Andante Pastoral et Scherzettino.Allan Pulker, flute; Elena Tchernaia. piano. 4:30:Choral Evensong. 65 Church St. 416·364-7865x224.Free.- 5:00: St. Christopher House MusicSchool/Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund/Brandon Street. Community DevelopmentFoundation. Such a Melodious Racket: Narrative,instrumental, song & dance performance ofAfrican, calypso, spirituals, blues, ragtime, classicaljazz. swing, bebop and hip hop music. 90 +performers, including Jackie Richardson, Kollage,Billy Newton-Davis; Conrad Coates, narrator;Rudy Webb, Archie Alleyne, director/producers.Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416·872-1212. ; (adv); (incl 3:00 VIPreception, silent auction preview). Proceeds to St.Christopher House Music School & The ArchieAlleyne Scholarship Fund.- 5:00: Marina Belova. Marina Be/ova, piano,in Concert. Mozart: Fantasia inc; Glinka/Balaki·rev: The Lark (Zhavoronok); Chopin: Nocturne incsharp;Ballade in g, Op.23; works by Prokhorov,Calman, Pergolesi, & others. Guests: Helena Holl,Galina Lukomskaya, sopranos; Mikaella Alexan·drova, piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416·386-1334. ; (sr/st).- 7:00: T ryp Tych. love Notes: A Musical Val·entine. Cabaret series. Lenard Whiting, EdwardFranko, & guests. West Hall Theatre, TrinityPresbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave. 416·763·5066 xl. .- 7:30: Les AMIS Concerts. Daso/Jeong,violin & Michael Esch, piano in Concert.Beethoven: Sonata in A, Op.47 (Kreutzer); Jaque:Petit Air Roumain; Dolin: Little Sombrero; Wieni·awski: Legende, Op.17; Scherzo-Tarantelle, .Op.16; Vitali (Charlier): Chaconne in g. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416·929-6262. ;.(sr); (st).- 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. TheRomantic. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto #2;Bruckner: Sy1J1Jhony #4 (The Romantic); Guest:Su Jeon, piano; Gregory Burton, conductor.Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, 171Venue PartnerAl Green Theatre•Mile$ Nada..JCCTown Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305· 7469.; .(sr/st); (under12).- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. la joie. Benjamin:Upon Silence, for soprano and strings; Klanac: Lajoie eclatante des jeunes epoux; Cashian: C,hamber. Concerto; Schwantner: Aftertones of Infinity.Patdcia Green, soprano; Alex Pauk, conductor.7: 15: Pre-concert composers' talk. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. East. 416·366· 7723, 800· 708-6754.; (sr); O(st/Cheapseats).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. 15, featuring CatarinaCardeal&MikeSiracusa. 2261 Dundas St.West.416-531-6604. ; (adv).Monday February 12- 8:00: The Old Mill/Jazz.FM91. louis andElla: the Great American Songbook. Valentine'sDay Tribute to Louis Armstrorig & Ella Fitzgerald.June Garber; vocals; Mike lewis, vocals/piano; Clark, trumpet. The Old Mill Inn, 21 OldMill Rd. 416·595-0404. ; (st/members).A BLACK AND JEWISH CULTURAL MIXSUNDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2007, 3 PMAL GREEN THEATRE750 SPADINA AVE (AT BLOOR)WITH:BRAHM GOLDH AMER, PIANO - NINA SHAPILSKY. KEYBOARDSSAM OONKOH, PERCUSSION ~ TONIAN M O RGAN. GUITARVOIC ES OF PARADISE ANTIG UAN CHOIRM EMBERS OF.THE TORONTO JEW ISH FOLK CHOU'

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