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Volume 18 Issue 4 - December 2012

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and Fugue in g BWV 542 (arr. Szántó); Fauré:Impromptu No.2 in f Op.31; Barcarolle No.3in G-flat Op.42; Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit;Hamelin: Variations on a theme by Paganini;Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Op.32 No.5; Preludein g-sharp Op.32 No.12; Sonata No.2 Op.36.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. –; (st, accompanying adult half price);pay-your-age (ages 18–35, plus facility andhandling fees).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque London.Collaborative program conceived, scripted andacted by R.H. Thomson. Works by Handel,Galliard, Quantz, Sammartini, Bononcini andPepusch. Jeanne Lamon, director. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-964-6337 or 1-855-985-2787. –; –(sr); –(35 and under). Also Jan 17–19 (eve, Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre).A. Concerts in the GTAWednesday January 23• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series: Music forRobbie Burns Day. Angus Sinclair, organ; JohnMacKay, bagpipes. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:30: Soundstreams. Salon 21: Instrumentsof the Middle East – Then and Now. Livemusic examining the evolution of westernmusic from the Middle East. Gardiner Museum,111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282. Free.Registration required in advance online. 7:00:Meet and greet.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Nexus + 2x10.Cage: The City Wears a Slouch Hat; Palej: newwork. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mahler Symphony 6. Schubert: String Quartetin c; Mahler: Piano Quartet in a; SymphonyNo.6. James Parker, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin;Paul Meyer, violin; Teng Li, viola; JosephJohnson, cello; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –5.Also Jan 24.Thursday January 24• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Journeys of the Soul. COCEnsemble Studio performs a program of artsongs on the theme of travel and homeland.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Noonat Met. Sarah Svendsen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Freewill offering.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Chamber Musicof Steven Mackey. Mackey: Gathering; SanFrancisco; Fusion Time; Feels So Baaad; TheAttic Which is Desire. Guest: U of T Women’sChorus, Ana Alvarez, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Cory Weeds Quintet.Martin Family Lounge, Rm.219 Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. David Shotzko,percussion, and Pemi Paull, viola. Original compositions.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mahler Symphony 6. See Jan 23.Friday January 25• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: ElectroacousticMusic Concert. Works by S. Dalal, S. Dupuis, T.Hewer, D. Patrick and L. Silberberg. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 7:00: Passport Duo. Souvenirs of Austria.Beethoven: 12 Variations on a theme by Mozart;Berg: Die Nachtigall; Strauss: Vienna Life; otherworks. Samuel Bisson, cello; Nadia Boucher,piano. Array Music Studio, 155 Walnut Av. 416-836-3096. ; (st).• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.Laura Schatz, director; Brian Farrow, conductor.651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Karen Kieser Prizein Canadian Music. Scime: Aftertherio; alsoworks by E. LeBel, S. Mackey and D. Todd.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Aurora Culture Centre. Indie MusicSeries: A Sheard, Wendellful Delight. GordSheard, piano; Wendell Ferguson, guitar. 22Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Buika. Flamencoand jazz fusion. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. –.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory/AllianceFrançaise de Toronto/SongwritersAssociation. CHANSONGS: Benoît LeBlancand Soozi Schlanger. One francophone songwriterand one anglophone songwriter meet andshare music. Conservatory Theatre, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. .• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Mozart & Kancheli.Mozart: Violin Concerto No.2, Andante fromPiano Concerto No.21 (arranged for clarinet);String Quartet K 169 (orchestral version);Kancheli: Night Prayers for Clarinet and Strings(premiere). Julian Milkis, clarinet; Mary-ElizabethBrown, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255.; (sr); (st).Saturday January 26• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Chamber Musicof Steven Mackey II. Mackey: Jango; InteriorDeisgn; Humble River; Deal. Guests: RoyalConservatory New Music Ensemble; U of TgamUT ensemble; and others. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 2:00: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Jan 25.• 3:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. ChoralConductors’ Symposium concert. Pot-pourri ofgreat choral works. Mendelssohn Singers; EloraFestival Singers; conducted by the participantsin the TMC’s Choral Conductors’ Symposium.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-598-0422. Free.• 7:00: Parish Church of St. Luke’s. Pizzazzwith the Paradigm Trio. 1371 Elgin St.,Burlington. 905-632-2918. .• 7:00: VIVA! Youth Singers. All AboutAnimals! Carol Ratzlaff, Janessa LaFleur,Laura Menard and Susan Suchard, conductors.Trinity-St Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-788-8482. ; (youth).• 7:30: Music at Islington. The Voices ofShowtime. Tribute to music of the 50s and60s. Alan Ely, director. Islingotn United Church,25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. ;(st); free(under 12).• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.Also 2:00. See Jan 25.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Audience Choice. Orchestral selections asvoted by the public between August andNovember, 2012. Shalom Bard, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –. AlsoJan 27(mat)• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. James Gordon CDRelease Celebration. Singer-songwriter. St.Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.416-263-2235. ; (sr).• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Chamber Concerts At Heliconian Hall#2: Much Loved Chamber Works. CanadianSinfonietta core members. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-2213623. ; (sr);(st). Wine and food included.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. MollyJohnson. Blues and jazz vocalist. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469.–.• 8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Waltzes & Overtures. Strauss:Eine Nacht in Venedig; Die Fledermaus; Verdi:Overture from La Traviata; Rossini: Overturefrom Il Barbiere di Siviglia; Donizetti: Overturefrom Don Pasquale. David Fallis, conductor.Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 647-487-6122. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Timeless Songs:Glenn Chipkar and the Swing Shift Big Band.With guest vocalists and the Maisies Trio. RBCTheatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. –.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Angela Meade,Star Diva, Sings Strauss. Strauss: Four LastSongs; Bruckner: Symphony No.4 “Romantic.”Angela Meade, soprano; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E.,Oshawa. 416-443-9737. –; –(st/youth). Also Jan 29 (Toronto).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Roby Lakatos.Gypsy, classical and jazz violin. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Greg Lawless. 2261Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. /(adv).Sunday January 27• 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. GermanSalon. Concert examining the friendshipsbetween Schumann and Brahms, Wolf andMahler, and Haydn and Mozart. Rihab Chaieb,mezzo; Russell Braun, baritone; CarolynMaule, Elina Kelebeev, Inna Perkis and BorisZarankin, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr); (st);(under 12).• 2:00: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Jan 25.• 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. Valse desFleurs. Music of Glinka, Borodin, Moussorgskyand Tchaikovsky. Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano;Anita Krause, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor;Ben Carlson, reader; Stephen Ralls and Bruce58 thewholenote.com December 1 – February 7, 2013

Ubukata, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-735-7982. ;(student rush seats).• 3:00: Opera by Request. Tosca. Puccini.Joni Henson, soprano (Tosca); StevenSherwood, tenor (Cavarodossi); Gene Wu, baritone(Scarpia); William Shookhoff, piano andmusic director. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. .• 3:00: Soundstreams. The Three Facesof Jerusalem. Music and poetry exploringthe shared heritages of Christianity, Islamand Judaism. Monteverdi: Lauda JerusalemDominum; Rolfe: world premiere; also traditionalSephardic songs, instrumental and vocal Arabicworks. Françoise Atlan, vocals; Kiya Tabassian,setar. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –. Pre-concert chat with JamesRolfe.• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Audience Choice. See Jan 26.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Gregory Hoskins Quartet. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering.• 4:00: Toronto Singing Studio. Sing: Allthe Earth. Light classical choral works. VocalMosaic and Celebration Choir, Lynda Eyman,director. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. ; (sr/st);(family).• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Amanda Tosoff Trio. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211 x22. Free, donations welcome.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: deVah StringQuartet Concert. Electric and acoustic newmusic for string quartet. Crumb: Black Angels;L. Silberberg: New Work. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Monica Whicher,soprano, Liz Upchurch, piano, and Marie Bérard,violin. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. .Tuesday January 29• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Meditations andMiniatures. Vivier: Pianoforte; Liberatore:Nemo Sleeps (world premiere); J. Beck: StandStill Here (world pemiere); De Silva: Drive-Thru Etudes (world premiere). Ryan MacEvoyMcCullough, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 6:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. Wagner. Ben Heppner, tenor(Tristan, Jan 29; Feb 2, 14, 17, 20); BurkhardFritz, tenor (Tristan, Feb 8, 23); Melanie Diener,soprano (Isolde, Jan 29; Feb 2, 14, 17, 20);Margaret Jane Wray, soprano (Isolde, Feb 8,23); Daveda Karanas, mezzo (Brangäne); AlanHeld, baritone (Kurwenal); Bill Viola, video artist;Jiři Bělohlávek, conductor; Peter Sellars,stage director. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –0; (under 30). Also Feb 2,18, 14, 17, 20, 23. Start times vary.• 7:30: Toronto Centre for the Arts. TDSBShowcase Concert Choral Artistry Choir; TDSBCommunity Wind Ensemble; West HumberCollegiate Institute Motown Band; TDSBTeachers AQ Choir; Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre forthe Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-408-0208.Free.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Angela Meade,Star Diva, Sings Strauss. Strauss: Four LastSongs; Bruckner: Symphony No.4 “Romantic.”Angela Meade, soprano; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up. Also Jan 26 (Oshawa).• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. WilliamMaddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.Wednesday January 30• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Created by V. Hille and B.Richardson. Actual Craigslist postings set tomusic. With Dmitry Chepovetsky, Bree Greig,Daren A. Herbert, Veda Hille, Selina Martin andBarry Mirochnick; Veda Hille, music director.Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971. –; –(st); (previews,Jan 30–Feb 5). Also Jan 31, Feb 1–3, 5, 6, 7.Runs to Mar 3. Start times vary.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Jazz at Lincoln CenterOrchestra with Wynton Marsalis. MasseyHall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.Thursday January 31• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: A Wagner Celebration.Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll; Mozart: Quintet inE-flat for Piano and Winds. Artist of the COCOrchestra. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Noonat Met. Joy Lee, violin; Paul Jessen, piano.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Freewill offering.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight Series. PatriciaWait, clarinet; Mark Chambers, cello; ElizabethAcker, piano. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Rm.112 Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 2:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Swing ShiftBig Band: A Tribute to Sinatra. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Jan 25.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Jan 30.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. LeilaJosefowicz, violin. Brahms, Sonatensatz;Schumann: Sonata No.1 in a; de Falla: SuitePopulaire; Kurtag: Three Pieces; Beethoven:Sonata No.8 in G. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469. –.• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Orion. Markingthe 30th anniversary of Claude Vivier’s deathand the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’sRite of Spring. Vivier: Orion; Frehner: PhantomSuns; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (arr. ByJ. McPhee for reduced orchestra). Alex Pauk,conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (under 30). 7:15:Pre-concert talk.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet: St. LawrenceQuartet. Haydn: String Quartet in f Op.20 No.5;String Quartet in d Op.76 No.2 “Die Quintet”;Britten: String Quartet No.2 in C Op.36; Zwilich:new work. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. –; (st, accompanying adulthalf price); pay-your-age (ages 18–35, plus facility and handling fees).• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Taj MahalTrio. 1 Theatre Ln. 905-874-2800. –.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi, Handel & SandrinePiau. Vivaldi: In furore; Handel: arias from GiulioCesare. Sandrine Piau, soprano; TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, director.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. –; –; –(35and under). Also Feb 1, 2, 3(mat).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky Symphony 4. Lieberson: NerudaSongs (Canadian premiere); Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.4. Kelley O’Connor, mezzo;Beyond the Score, theatre company;Robert Spano, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. Also Feb1, 2.Friday February 01• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Jan 25.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky Symphony 4. See Jan 31.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Leemans: March of theBelgian Parachutists; Healey: One Midsummer’sDecember 1 – February 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 59

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