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Volume 19 Issue 5 - February 2014

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  • February
  • Toronto
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Tuesday

Tuesday February 11●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:The Art of Song. Selection of art songs.Paul Appleby, tenor. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Student Showcase.Young musicians perform wide rangeof works including original compositions.A. Concerts in the GTAMartin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: Andrew Ager. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416 364 7865x224. Free.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Un balloin maschera. See Feb 2(mat); Also Feb 14,16(mat), 20, 22(mat).●●8:00: Mike Gennaro. Experimental. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Music Toronto. Piano: BenjaminGrosvenor. Mendelssohn: Andanteand Rondo capriccioso Op.14; Schubert:Impromptu in G-flat Op.90 No.3; Schumann:Humoreske Op.20; Mompou: Paisajas; Medtner:Two Fairy Tales; and other works. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -;(st/accompanying adult ½ price); payyour age(18-35).Wednesday February 12●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Simon Walker,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. Featuring the Broadwayand Hollywood work of Rodgers and Hammerstein.Caroline Moro-Dalicandro; DavidHaines; Peter Loucas; Elizabeth Rose Morriss;Susan Sanders; Joe Cascone, director.Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr.416-755-1717. . Also Feb 13-16, 19-23, starttimes vary.●●7:00: Cold Water Collective. Beat Out ThatRhythm. Original music of local composersand their arrangements of popular songs.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-460-8403.; (st). Also Feb 13.●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Concert: U of T 12TET. In Concert.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: Group of 27. g2–7 Recital Series.Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano; Beethoven:Piano Trio in Bb. Bethany Bergman, violin;Amy Laing, cello; Monique de Margerie,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-735-3662. ; (st/sr/arts workers);(under18).●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosìFan Tutte. Carrie Parks and Tammy Short,sopranos (Fiordiligi); Arlene D’Souza andElizabeth McLeod, mezzos (Dorabella); andothers; Beatrice Carpino, stage director; AdolfoDe Santis, music director. Bickford CentreTheatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849.; (sr); (st). Also Feb 15, 21, 23(mat),26, Mar 1.●●7:30: Village Voices. From the Heart. Aselection of love songs for Valentine’s Day.Sharon Smith, vocals, and her group; JoanAndrews, music director. Rehearsal Hall, CornellCommunity Centre, 3201 Bur Oak Ave.,Markham. 905-294-868. ; (sr/st);free(12 and under). Refreshments and chocolates;donations for the Food Bank welcome.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Tokai String Quartet.Gesualdo: Transcriptions; Janáček: QuartetNo.1 “Kreutzer Sonata”; Schubert: QuartetNo.14 “Death and the Maiden”. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Montreal Symphony Orchestra.Mahler. Mahler: Symphony No.7. KentNagano, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. 7:15:pre-concert chat.Thursday February 13●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Songs of the Sea. Works by Haydn, Schubert,Mahler and Britten. Thomas Allen,baritone; Rachel Andrist, piano. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Shannon Graham and The Storytellers.Original works. Shannon Graham,saxophone/viola/voice; Aline Homzy, violin;Kelly Lefaive, violin; Jessica Deutsch, viola;James Ervin, trumpet; and others. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: DMA Recital.Competition winner Branko Dzinovic performsan accordion recital. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Michael Westwood, clarinet. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331X26. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon. Rob Cappelletto Trio.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre Piano Series.A Composer’s Palette: Tent New Music32 | February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

Ensemble. Works by Tsurumoto, Southamand Schubert. Emma Elkinson, flute; FionaJane Wood, piano. Canadian Music Centre,20 St. Joseph St. . /(adv). Wine tastingto follow.●●7:00: Cold Water Collective. Beat Out ThatRhythm. See Feb 12.●●7:30: ArtHouse Festival Series.G3 Summit: Carlos Núñez. Carlos Núñez, fluteand bagpipes; Toronto Concert Orchestra(Kerry Stratton, conductor). Burlington PerformingArts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington.905-681-6000. .●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T Symphony Orchestra. Milhaud:Scaramouche; Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue;Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from Onthe Town; Duke Ellington (arr. Peress): Black,Brown and Beige. David Braid, piano; Membersof the UTJO; David Briskin, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12, Also Feb 14,15, 20, 21, 22(8pm); 15, 16, 22, 23 (2pm);19(7pm).●●8:00: Dino Toledo. Flamenco. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .Friday February 14●●1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. See Feb 7; AlsoFeb 21, 28.●●6:45: Royal Conservatory. Sarah Kim withDavid Louie/Royal Conservatory OrchestraIn Concert. Prelude recital: Beethoven: ViolinSonata No.6 in A; Main concert: Mussorgsky:Overture to Khovanshchina; Prokofiev: ViolinConcerto No.1 in D; Tchaikovsky: SymphonyNo.6 in b “Pathétique”. Prelude recital: SarahKim, violin; David Louie, piano; Main concert:Jessy Kim, violin; Johannes Debus, conductor.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-. 6:45: Prelude recital; 8:00: Mainconcert.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Un ballo inmaschera. See Feb 2(mat); Also Feb 16(mat),20, 22(mat).●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Bizet’s Carmen.Tetyana Shkymba, soprano (Carmen); HassanAnami and Nicolas Rhind, tenors (DonJose); Jarret Wright, baritone (Escamillo);Beatrice Carpino, stage director; AdolfoDe Santis, music director. Bickford CentreTheatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849.; (sr); (st). Also Feb 16, 19, 22. 28,Mar 2(start times vary).●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Judy MarshakQuartet Valentine’s Day Concert.22 Church St., Aurora. 905 713-1818. ;(adv). Cash bar.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12, Also Feb 15,20, 21, 22(8pm); 15, 16, 22, 23 (2pm); 19(7pm).●●8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Latin Night. R. Michaels: Bianca;El Torro; Desert; Matador; M. Williams: ClassicalGas; M. de Falla: 3 Dances from El AmorBrujo; P. de Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza;and other works. Robert Michaels, guitar;Jean-Michel Malouf, conductor. Forest HillCollegiate Institute, 730 Eglinton Ave. W. 647-478-6122. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Small World Music. Habib Koite andBamada. Mod Club, 22 College St. 416-536-5439. ; (adv). 7:00: Doors open.●●8:00: Thomas Alexander. Classical. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Casablanca: The Film with Live OrchestraSpecial. Steven Reineke, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-0. 7:15: pre-concert chat.Saturday February 15●●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12, Also Feb 15,20, 21, 22(8pm), 16, 22, 23 (2pm); 19(7pm).●●7:00: Alto Vocal Arts Academy. St. Valentine’sConcert: Songs of Love. Works byBonfa, Brubeck, Kahal, Evans, Kern andothers. Serge Grinkov, baritone; Jazz-TonicBand (Boris Treivus, piano, accordion; IvanNeganov, alto sax, flute; David Thiessen, bass;Randolf Jimenez, drums); Students of AltoVocal Arts Academy. Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-879-8126 or 647-402-0364. ; (group of 5). Fundraiserfor upcoming opera production.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fantutte. See Feb 1(mat); Also 18, 21.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Linda di Chamonix.Donizetti. Marissa Solow, soprano(Linda); Avery Krisman, tenor (Carlo); AlisonMuir, mezzo (Pierotto); George Ossipov, bassbaritone(Marchese); Reid Spencer, bassbaritone(Prefetto); Tricia Postle, ghirondist;and others; William Shookhoff, music directorand piano. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.Songs of Love and Passion. 230 St. Clair Ave.W. 416-925-5977. , (st/sr).●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosìFan Tutte. See Feb 12; Also 21, 23(mat), 26,Mar 1.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12, Also Feb 20,21, 22(8pm); 16, 22, 23 (2pm); 19(7pm).●●8:00: Fanfarones. Immortal Passions.Romantic and contemporary works fordouble wind quintet. John Edward Liddle,conductor. Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. .●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. JacquesIsraelievitch Plays Brahms. Brahms: Concertofor Violin and Orchestra; Schumann:Symphony No.2; Tchaikovsky: Romeo andJuliet - Fantasy Overture. Jacques Israelievitch,violin; Alexa Petrenko, host; KristianAlexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. 7:15: Pre-concert talk.●●8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Musicke ofSundrie Sorts: Songs for Voice, Violins andLute. English renaissance songs by Byrd andothers. Hallie Fishel, vocals; John Edwards,lute; five-part violin band (Christopher Verrette,conductor). Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. The MozartMiracle. Mozart: Symphony No.40 in g. KornelWolak, clarinet; Predrag Stojkovich, bassoon;guest conductor: Alessandro Crudele. RegentTheatre, 50 King St. E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. -.●●8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Brassand Steel. Schickele: Mozart on Parade forBrass Quintet; Eddington: New Work for SteelOrchestra and Brass Quintet (premiere);McGrat: Three Miniatures for Brass Quintet;DeGazio: Indica; and other works. RedBrass Quintet; St. Paul’s Steel Orchestra;Elton Jones, conductor. St. Paul’s L’AmoreauxAnglican Church, 3333 Finch Ave. E., Scarborough.416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st);(under 10).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Casablanca: The Film with Live OrchestraSpecial. See Feb 14.●●8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. InNature’s Realm. Dvořák: Czech Suite; Elgar:Cello Concerto in e; Schumann: SymphonyNo.3 in Eb, “Rhenish”. Andrew Ascenzo, cello;Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. TrinityAnglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st). Also Feb 16(7:30, Richmond Hill).Sunday February 16●●1:30: Hugh’s Room. Ladom Ensemble CDThe Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices8PM February 15, 2014Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue~Musicke of Sundrie Sorts~Songs and dances for Voice, Violinsand Lute by Byrd, Dowland and othersHallie Fishel, soprano, John Edwards,Renaissance lute; Renaissance string bandled by Christopher Verrette, violinSingle tickets , Students & Seniors thewholenote.com February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014 | 33

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