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Volume 14 - Issue 5 - February 2009

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club.Nathan Rogers. St. Nicholas AnglicanChurch, 1412 Kingston Rd. 416·264-2235..- 8:00: Brampton Lyric Opera. la Traviatain Concert. Verdi. Giovana Carini, so·prano (Violetta); Keith Klassen, tenor(Alfredo); Jay Stephenson, baritone (Ger·mont); Shek Ko, conductor. Rose Theatre, 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.- 8:00: Hart House. CD launch: Journeyof love. Persian music. Reza Manbachi, tar,setar, shoorangiz; Amaan Mehrabian,santoor; Amir Manbachi, percussion; AliSajjadi, barbat; Nargol Rezvani, cello;Shahram Dehkhodaei, vocals. Arbor Room,7 Hart House Circle, 416-978-2452. .- 8:00: Markham Theatre. Tribute toVictor Herbert. Highlights from the RedMill, Babes in Toyland, The Fortune Tellerand The Prima Donna. Iris Rodrigues,vocalist; Kerry Stratton, conductor. 101Town Centre Blvd. 905-305- 7469. ·.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Emm Gryner. Guest: Colin Devlin.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.- 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir.Festival of Friends. David Ambrose, conductor;guests: Cawthra Park Chamber Choir,the Mississauga Festival Youth Choir; TheQueensmen of Toronto. Eden UnitedChurch, 3051 Battleford Rd. Mississauga.905-828·2280. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Music Gallery. No Name Dance.Improvised music and dance. Aimee DawnRobinson, dancer; guests: Eric Chenaux,amplified sound; Jennifer Castle, guitar/vocals; Nick Fraser, percussion; AllisonCameron, toys/keyboards/banjo. 197 JohnSt. 416·204-1080. .- 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Fund Raising Concert. Faure: Requiem. IrisKrizmanic, soprano; Dorothy Krizmanic,organ; NYCD Symphony Chorus; DavidBowser, conductor. Grace Church on·the·Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-628-9195. .- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Urinetown. See Feb. 5.- 8:00: St. Clement's Anglican Church.Mark Whale, violin, Brett Kingsbury, piano.Music by Beethoven, Brahms, Bartok, andMessiaen. 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-483-6664.; (sr/st).- 9:30: Harbourfront Centre/BatukiMusic. Kuumba Festival: Horn of Africa -A Musical Odyssey. Kerner Yousef, vocalist.Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay W.416-973-4000. .Sunday February 08- 10:30am: Eglinton St. George's UnitedChurch. Jazz Epiphanies: Dixie Demons. 35Lytton Blvd. at Duplex. 416-481-1141.Free.- 1 :30: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival: Soul Influence. A capella Afro-jazz.Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.- 2:00: Canadian Opera Company.Rusalka. Dvorak. See Feb. 5.- 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday ConcertSeries: Syncona. Music from the Caribbean.Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.416-486·3011. Free.- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Great Artists Series: Andrew Mccandless,trumpet. Works by Bach, Brahms, Bern·stein, Debussy and others. GGS facultymembers. Mazzoleni Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-2824 x321. ; (st).- 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Urinetown. See Feb. 5.- 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking. Works by Leclair,Rameau, and Telemann. Sara-Anne Church·ill, harpsichord; Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith,violin; Justin Haynes, viola da gamba.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-920-5025. Pwyc.- 3:00: Kingsway-Lambton UnitedChurch. Winter Interlude. Choir and solo·ists; Ruth Henderson, music director. 85The Kingsway. 416·234-8224. ;free( 16 and under).- 3:00: Penthelia Singers. love Song.Brahms: Liebeslieder; Sullivan: Birdsongs(premiere). Alice Malach, conductor; JudithdeHaney, piano. Rosedale PresbyterianChurch, 129 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-255-6359. ; (sr/st).- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. Airene Wong, piano; ShaunaBasiuk, flute. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865x224. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. George Marton, piano; JackZorawski, bass.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 5:30: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival: Hiplife. See Feb. 7.Monday February 09- 8:00: Jazz FM.91 . Sound of Jazz.Lovesongs, featuring Guido Basso, flugel·horn. Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-595·0404 x258. ; (students).Tuesday February 10- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Schubert, Strauss and Sand·heim. Art songs from Schubert to Sondhe·im. Gidon Saks, bass-baritone; Susan Ball,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.- 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music atMidday Series. Melva Graham, organ;Sarah Hicks, alto; Bev Jahnke, mezzo;David Osborne and Jason Raetz, countertenors.65 Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224.Free.- 7:30: Aldeburgh Connection Discov·ery Series. Cycles of love. CatherineMarchant, soprano; Mia Harris, mezzo;Patrick Jang, tenor; Giovanni Spanu,baritone; Stephen Ralls, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416· 735· 7982. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: "Flirtingwith Mr. Darcy". Music and dance from thetime of Jane Austen. Dorothy de Val, piano;Stephen Fuller, fiddle; Barbara Ackerman,flute; Karen Millyard, caller; RegencyDancers. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4 700 Keele St. 416·736-5888. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Talisker Players ChamberMusic. When We Were Young. Crumb:Federico's Little Songs for Children; Raum:Renovated Rhymes; Brown: Where theGeese Go Barefoot; Munn: What's forSupper?; Greer: Palm Court Songs of theBubble Ring. Guests: Xin Wang, soprano;James McClennan, tenor; Peter Longworth,piano. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-504-7529. ; (sr);(st).Wednesday February 11- 12:15: Hart House. Midday Mosaics.Youkali Trio. 7 Hart House Circle. 416·978-2452. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. Andrei Streli·aev, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416·922·1167.Free.- 3:00: Dancemakers. It's About Time:60 Oances in 60 Minutes. Michael Trent,choreographer. Enwave Theatre, Har·bourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. -; -(sr/st).- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Rusalka. Dvorak. See Feb 5.- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire.Cinderella. Rossini. Beatrice Carpino/ValeriaKondrashov, sopranos (Cinderella); WilliamParker, baritone (Don Ramiro); GeraldHannon, bass-baritone (Don Magnifico);Giuseppe Macina, director/conductor.Bickford Centre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-THECelebrating the~ Art of SongArtistic Directors:~ Stephen Ralls and Bruce UbukataDiscovery Series: Cycles of LoveCatherine Marchantsoprano Giovanni Spanubaritone30Experience the genius ofHandel's finestBaroque Trio Sonatas.on periodinstrumetsRona Goldensher, violinNicolai Tarasov, oboePaul Jenkins, organLaura Jones, viola da gamba,:>Mia HarrismezzoStephen Ralls, pianoPatrick JangtenorTuesday, February 10, 7:30 pmWalter Hall, Edward Johnson Building80 Queen's ParkTickets: (Seniors/Students )Call 416.978.3744~ UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO:.: l' AC ULT 'Y m· M ONTARIO ARTS COUNCILM CONSBLDESARTS DEL'ONTARIOto ro ntdartsbo u n ci IAn arm' s length body of the City of TorontoF EBRUARY 1 - M ARC H 7 2009

9949. ; 1sr/st). Also Feb 14, 20, 22,25, 28,- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Series. Small Jazz Ensembles.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Rose Theatre. Sophie Milman.Jazz vocals. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 8:00: Talisker Players ChamberMusic. When We Were Young. See Feb. 10.Thursday February 12- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Chansons d'amour. Art songswith a love theme by Monteverdi, Mendelssohn,Brahms, Faure, Weill, and Sond·heim; traditional songs from Greece, Irelandand Scotland. Frances Pappas, mezzosoprano;Monica Whicher, soprano; LizUpchurch, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 415·363-8231. Free.- 12:10: St. Paul's Bloor Street Angli·can Church. Noon Hour Organ RecitalSeries. Sharon Beckstead, organ. 227 BloorSt. E. 416-961-8116. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Andre Rakus, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 1 :30: Women's Musical Club of Toronto.Music in the Afternoon. Works by Bach,Telemann, Mackintosh, van Eyck, Vivaldi,Tartini, Leclair and Corelli. Red PriestBaroque Ensemble. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-923· 7052. SOLD OUT !wait list for singletickets).- 2:00: Northern District Library.Orchardviewers. Advanced students fromthe studio of Lawrence Pitchko. 40 OrchardView Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Fidelio. Beethoven. See Feb.4- 8:00: Acting Up Theatre Company. ANew Brain. Finn and Lapine. Steven Gallagher,Barbara Barsky, Thom Allison, JuanChioran; Daryl Cloran, director; MitchellMarcus, artistic producer. Berkeley StreetTheatre Downstairs, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3310. -. Also Feb.13·5, 18-22,24 · 28, Mar 1.- 8:00: Fox Theatre. Blue Martini Jazz.Jeanine Mackie, vocals; Pat Perez, saxo·phone; Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swain·son, bass; Terry Clarke, drums. 2236Queen St. E. 416-691-7335. ; 1ad·vance).- 8:00: Hart House Orchestra. In Con·cert. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7; concertofeaturing winner of HHD Concerto Competi·tion. Henry Janzen, conductor. Great Hall,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.- 8:00: Music Gallery. Wavelength 450.Dori! Chrysler, theremin; Ghost Bees;Timber Timbre. 197 John St. 416-204·1080. Pwyc.1- suggested).- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Urinetown. See Feb. 5.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.lupu Plays Beethoven. Stravinsky: Scherzofantastique; Beethoven: Piano ConcertoNo.3; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances.Radu Lupu, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593-4828. -2. 7:15: pre-concertchat.Friday February 13- 7:00: Elmer lseler Singers. Classics.Bach: Motet BWV 230 "Lobel den Herrn";Mass BWV 236 "Lutheran Mass No. 4";Tavener: Responsorium in Memorium AnnonLee Silver; Part: Berliner Mass. LydiaAdams, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-217-0537. ; 1sr/st).- 7:00: Timothy Eaton MemorialChurch. Songs of love and Passion. Clas·sic opera arias. 230 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-925-5977. ; 1st).- 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of YorkRegion. love Canada! Ingrid Takahashi,flute; Lona Richardson, accompanist. HolyTrinity Anglican Church, Brooke St., Thornhill.905-731-8318. ; 1sr); $ lOlchil·dren).- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire.Carmen. Bizet. Beatrice Carpino/MariaKnight, mezzo-sopranos !Carmen); JayTALISKERPLAYERSCHAMBERMUSICXin Wang, SOPRANOJames Mclennan, TENORPeter Longworth, PIANOThe Talisker PlayersFebruary 10 e, 11, 2009, 8 pmTrinity St. Paul's CentreTickets: / / Box Office: 416-504-7529www.taliskerplayers.caLambie/Slava Serebrianik, tenors !DonJose); Hanny Djuwati/Terri Mandel, sopranos!Micaela); Giuseppe Macina, director/conductor. Bickford Centre, 777 Bloor St.W. 416-978-8849. ; 1sr/st). AlsoFeb. 15, 18, 21, 27, Mar 1.- 7:30 : University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert - Vax Femina.University Women's Chorus, Robert Cooper,conductor; University of Guelph Women'sChoir, Marta McCarthy, conductor. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416·978-3744. $14; lsr/st).- 8:00: Acting Up Theatre Company. ANew Brain. See Feb. 12.- 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville. Bach,Handel and Vivaldi. Charles Demuynck,music director; guest: Ashleigh Semkiw,soprano. Glen Abbey United Church, 1469Nottinghill Way, Oakville. 905-844-5501.; 1sr/st); 1children 12 andunder).- 8:00: Rose Theatre. Oirty RottenScoundrels. Yazbek & Lane. 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ·0.Also Feb. 14.- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Urinetown. See Feb. 5.- 8:00: Small World Music Society.Mariza. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416·872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Cage theBird. New works for string quartet by DanBrophy, Monica Clarey, Igor Correia, ElishaDenburg, Fiona Ryan, Chris Thornborrow.Jennifer Burford, Valerie Gordon, violins;Mohsin Bhujwalla, viola; Lydia Munchinsky,cello; guest: Lea Manning, conductor.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-886·3242. ; $ lOladv).- 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Performing Diaspora: Randy Wes·ton's African Rhythms Solo Piano Concert.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888.; lsr/st).Saturday February 14- 2:00 & 8:00: Rose Theatre. DirtyRotten Scoundrels. See Feb 13.- 2:30 & 6:30: Art of Jazz/Girls NightOut. Valentine's Day Concert. SheilaJordan, vocalist; Dave Restivo, piano; DonThompson, bass. Chalkers Pub, 247 MarleeAve. 1-888-222-6608. ; 1advance).- 4:30: Canadian Opera Company.Rusalka. Dvorak. See Feb 5.- 6:00: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival.· Muhtad International Drumming.Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queen's Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire.Cinderella. See Feb. 11.- 8:00: Acting Up Theatre Company. ANew Brain. See Feb. 12.- 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Eden­Ste/1 Duo. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-922-8002. ; 1sr/st).- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. The Jim Cuddy Band. Guests: TheSkydiggers. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St.416-872-4255. -.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Valentine's Day Show with RobertMichaels. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W.416-872-4255. .ELMER ISELER SINGERSLydia Adams, Conductor2008-2009: 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASONFriday, February 13, 2009 at 7:00 pmCLASSICSWITH ORCHESTRAGLENN GOULD STUDIO250 Front Street West, TorontoBeautiful Bach, serene Tavener and moving Part, allwith orchestral forces, will lift our spirits and warmour hearts as we continue our 30th AnniversarySeason with the magnificent voices of the ElmerIseler Singers.Programme includes:Motet BWV 230"Lobel den Herrn"Mass, BWV 236 in G Major(Lutheran Mass #4)J. S. BachJ. S. BachResponsorium in Memorium. John TavenerAnnon Lee SilverBerliner MassArvo PartBis canadaCouncil ConseildesArts toront dartsbouncil ~ ONTARIOAIHSCOUNCILc::E> fortheArts du Canada Anum'sltngtnt>odyottneCityorTo,onto )II-I\ CONSBLOESARTS Cfl'ONTARIOFor tickets, call 416-217-0537www.elmeriselersingers.comWWW, THEWHOLENOTE,COM 31

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