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Volume 19 Issue 6 - March 2014

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The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,there are listings for events in Barrie, Brantford, Guelph,Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Midland, OwenSound, Peterborough, Picton, Prescott, St. Catharines, Stratford,Waterloo and Waubaushene. Starts on page 42.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 44.D.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 47.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the8th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period fromApril 1, 2014 to May 7, 2014. All listings must be received by6pm Saturday March 8.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: 15Lake Erie3 48City of TorontoLISTINGSLake OntarioSaturday March 1● ● 1:30: Peter Margolian and Friends. ChamberMusic. Coulthard: Sketches From a MediaevalTown for violin, viola, cello, piano;Willem Pijper: Sonata for Flute and Piano; VittorioRieti: Variations on Two Cantigas deSanta Maria. Steven Prime, violin; BrandonWilkie, cello; Peter Margolian, piano; SybilleMarquardt, flute; Hazel Boyle, oboe; NeilBishop, bassoon; Alan Shantz, cello; JesseMorrison, viola. Canadian Music Centre,20 St. Joseph St. 416-250-5475. Free.● ● 2:00: Theatre Passe Muraille/AlbertaTheatre Projects/Nightswimming. SameSame But Different. Anita Majumdar (Aisha/Kabira); Nicco Lorenzo Garcia (Ben/Felipe);Reza Jacobs, (Mr. Director/Sound Engineer);Brian Quirt, director; Anita Majumdar, playwrightand choreography. Theatre PasseMuraille, 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529..50; .50(sr/artsworker); (under30); PWYC(Sat mats only). Also Mar 6(mat),8(mat & eve).● ● 4:30: Beach United Church. Gratitude.Emily Steinwall, tenor sax; Luan Phung, guitar.140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:00: Music On The Donway. Danny’s11 Little Big Band. Swing tunes and popularsongs from the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. SharonSmith and Vincent Wolfe, vocals. DonwayCovenant United Church, 230 The Donway W.416-444-8444. ; (st/under12).● ● 7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.200th Birthday of Taras Shevchenko.Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.2 in c Op.17;Lysenko: Taras Bulba; Ukrainian songs andopera. Schevchenko Ensemble. St. Luke’sUnited Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-762-9257. /(adv); (st); (child).● ● 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. Musicworksfor Faithworks. Art songs, arias,duets and other works. 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-488-7884. PWYC. All proceeds to benefitFaithworks, an annual charity appeal of theAnglican Diocese of Toronto.● ● 7:30: Life and Music at St. Andrew’s.Mardi Gras 2014. Heather Bambrick, jazzvocalist; Regent Park Children’s Choir;Cadence; Jordan Klapman and his All–StarJazz Quintet. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 SimcoeSt. 416-593-5600 x231. ; (st).● ● 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society. Mozartfor Mississauga. Mozart: CoronationMass; Selection of motets and orchestralsonatas. MCS Chorus; MCS chamber orchestra;Mervin William Fick, conductor. FirstUnited Church (Port Credit), 151 LakeshoreRd W., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ;(under 18).● ● 7:30: Musikay. Stabat Mater. Pergolesi.Catherine Arcand-Pinette, soprano; ErikaBailey, alto; Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St.John’s United Church of Oakville, 262 RandallSt., Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr);(st); (family). Also Mar 2(mat, MaryMother of God Church).● ● 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Sweet Serenade. Beethoven: Violin Concerto;Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D. JacquesIsraelievitch, violin. Central Baptist Church,A. Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Markham, Milton, Mississauga,Newmarket, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Sharon and Whitby.340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787., (sr/st); (youth).● ● 7:30: Tallis Choir. Requiem for Richard III.A recreation of a requiem mass for RichardIII as it may have been celebrated on August22, 1499. Brumel: Requiem; music from theEton Choir Book; medieval carols. PeterMahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church,141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr);(st).● ● 7:30: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosiFan 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 12, 15, 21,23(mat), 26.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NewCreations Festival: Adams’ Doctor Atomic.Lau: New Work (TSO Commission/World Premiere);John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony;Magnus Lindberg: Piano ConcertoNo.2 (Canadian Premiere). Peter Oundjian,conductor and host; Yefim Bronfman, piano.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. Post-concert party in thelobby.● ● 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Mendelssohn:The Young and the Wise. Mendelssohn:String Quartet No.1 in Eb Op.12; String QuartetNo.6 in f Op.80; String Octet in Eb Op.20.Lumière Quartet: David Stewart, violin; PaulePréfontaine, violin; Stephen Marvin, viola;Christina Mahler, cello; ACS quartet. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-629-3716. ; (sr/st). Group ratesavailable.● ● 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Series: Esch Lai Duo Recital. Tak-Ng Lai: Romance No.2 for Violin and Piano;Prayer for Solo Violin; Beethoven: PianoSonata Op.110; Franck: Sonata for Violin &Piano. Joyce Lai, violin; Michael Esch, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Nicole Byblow andPaula Griffith. Piano-based pop. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. .● ● 8:00: Mirvish Productions/BASE Entertainment.Arrabal. Based on true storyof Argentina in the 1970s, narrative is toldthrough dance. Music by Santoalalla andBajofondo; book by Weidman. Micaela Sina(Arrabal); Carlos Rivarola (El Puma); SoledadBuss (Nicole); Verónica Alvaranga (Berta);Marianella (Abuela); Mario Rizzo (El Duende);Julio Zurita (Rodolfo/choreographer); JuanCupini (Juan/dance captain); OrquestaBajofonderos; Sergio Trujillo, director andco-choreographer. Panasonic Theatre,651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. -. Runs to Apr 20. Check websitefor performance dates and times.● ● 8:00: MOonhORsE Dance Theatre. Older& Reckless - Edition #31 - ALL DUETS. A collaborativeperformance featuring sevendance artists, a poet and a five-piece band infour duets. Michael Marye; Suzette Sherman;Vivine Scarlett; Michelle Muir; Stelio Calagias;Tim Spain; Yvonne Ng; Robert Glumbek.30 | March 1 – April 7, 2014

Dancemakers Studio 313, Distillery District,9 Trinity St. 416-504-6429 x30. ; (st/sr/CADA). belly dance workshop at5:30pm. Also Feb 28 at 8pm, Mar 2 at 2pm.● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. Pop Avant Series:LAL. Dub Fantasy. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (underwaged/artsworkers).● ● 8:00: Musideum. One Nation Under ManyGrooves. Sharron McLeod. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..● ● 8:00: Opera York. The Barber of Seville.By Rossini. Dion Mazerolle, baritone (Figaro);Iasmina Pataca, mezzo (Rosina); David Menzies,tenor (Count Almaviva); Renee Salewski,stage director; Geoffrey Butler, conductor.Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. –; (st). Also Feb 27.● ● 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. The Emperor.Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 (chamberversion); Sharafyan: Suite (North Americanpremiere); Khachaturian: Gayane Ballet Suite(string version). Mauro Bertoli: piano; KarenOuzounian, cello; Nurhan Arman, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787.; (sr); $19(st).● ● 8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts.Montreal Guitar Trio MG3. World music, folk,classical and jazz fusion. Marc Morin, SebastienDufour and Glenn Levesque. St. Jude’sAnglican Church, 160 William St., Oakville.905-844-3972. .● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere);and other songs. Craig Lucas andNorman René, conception and development;Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals;Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli andScott Christian, musical directors. TarragonTheatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. -. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6;start times vary.● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Carnival Revels.Vecchi: Selva di varia ricreatione; Monteverdi:L’incoronazione di Poppea; Banchieri: Il Festinonella sera del Giovedi Grasso avanti cena.Guest: Gabrielle Houle, mask maker performanceartist. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. (416) 964-6337. $19-54. Also Feb 28.Sunday March 2● ● 10:30am: Humbercrest United Church.Transfiguration Sunday. Vivaldi: Gloria. JenniferKrabbe and Grace Lee, sopranos;Lyndsay Promane, mezzo; Melvin J. Hurst,conductor. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122.Freewill offering. Religious service. Wheelchairaccessible.● ● 2:00: Markham Concert Band. FavouritesOld and New. Haydn: Concerto for BbCornet; Sibelius: Finlandia; Gershwin medley.Markham Concert Band Trumpet CompetitionWinner. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905 -305- 7469. ;(sr/st).● ● 2:00: MOonhORsE Dance Theatre. Older& Reckless - Edition #31 - ALL DUETS. SeeMar 1 at 8pm.● ● 2:00: 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 14, 16, 19, 22.28(start times vary).● ● 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Wallis Giunta, Mezzo-soprano.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr);(st).● ● 2:30: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● ● 3:00: Musikay. Stabat Mater. By Pergolesi.Catherine Arcand-Pinette, soprano; ErikaBailey, alto; Stéphane Potvin, conductor. MaryMother of God Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr.,Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr); (st);(family). Also Mar 1(eve, St. John’s UnitedChurch of Oakville).● ● 3:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn. AnastasiaRizikov, piano. Community Room, Montgomery’sInn Museum, 4709 Dundas St. W. 647-955-2108. ; .50(sr/st/child). Historicaltour, tea and cookies included.● ● 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Sweet Serenade. Beethoven: Violin Concerto;Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D. Jacques Israelievitch,violin. St. Simon’s Anglican Church,1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787., (sr/st); (youth).● ● 3:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Songs ofthe Stars: a “Choral “Tapas” of Latin Americanand Spanish Music. Granados: Cant deles Estrelles (Canadian premiere); Bacalov;Cozens; Piazzolla; Escalada; and others.Joseph Macerollo, accordion; Katy Felt, piano;Alberto Munarriz, bass; Alejandro Cespedes,percussion; U of T Women’s Chamber Choir.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st);(family).● ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory. StephenHough, piano. Hough: Piano Sonata No.2,“notturno luminoso”; works by Schoenberg,Brahms and Chopin. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.● ● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebrationof Canadian Composers. Kreisler:Tambourin Chinois; Beethoven: KreutzerSonata; Papineau-Couture: Trois Caprices;Corigliano: Sonata. Mark Djokic, violin; JulienLeBlanc, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-654-0877. ; (st).● ● 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:Pärt and Purcell. Settings of Magnificatand Nunc Dimittis texts. Lucas Harris,guest conductor. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1695. ; (sr);.50(under 30).● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: David Briggs. St. JamesCathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224.Free.● ● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ Music by Bach, Buxtehude and Sweelinck.Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. Free.● ● 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. In Concert.Handel: Dettingen Te Deum; Haydn:Mass in the Time of War. Sheila Dietrich, soprano;Sandra Boyes, mezzo; James McLennon,tenor; Matthew Zadow, baritone; TaliskerPlayers Orchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-443-1490. ; (sr/st).● ● 4:00: Vivace Vox. A Cole Porter Afternoon.Linda Eyman, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. ; (sr/st); (family).● ● 4:30: St. Timothy’s Anglican Church(North Toronto). JazzEvenSong. St. Timothy’sAnglican Church, 100 Old OrchardGrove Rd. 416-488-0079. Freewill offering.● ● 7:30: Victoria Scholars. Male Voices.Rheinberger: Mass in F for Male Choir andOrgan, Op.190; works by Elgar; Thompson;Strauss. Our Lady Of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St.W. 416-761-7776. , (st/sr).● ● 7:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir and U of TClarinet Ensemble. In Concert. Greaves:Canadian Folk Song Suite; Mozart: Serenadein Eb; R. Byrd: Jubilation. Michele Jacot, conductor.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 647-668-8943. Free.a percussive evening withsunday march 2, 2014music gallery 197 john● ● 8:00: New Music Concerts. A PercussiveEvening with Jean-Pierre Drouet. Kagel: Exotica(selections); Globokar: Toucher; Aperghis:Le corps à corps; Rzewski: To the Earth; Battistelli:Il Libro Celibe; Drouet: Improvisationson the Zarb. Jean-Pierre Drouet, solo percussion.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/arts worker); (st). 7:15:Illuminating introduction.Monday March 3Associatesof the TorontoSymphony OrchestraMonday March 37:30 p.m.Ensembles from theToronto SymphonyYouth OrchestraTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre427 Bloor● ● 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Ensembles from theToronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Palestrina:Antiphony No.1; Grieg: Funeral Marchin Memory of Richard Nordraak; Harrison:Fugue for Percussion; Mozart: Flute QuartetNo.1 in D, K.285; Serenade in Eb, K.375; Prokofiev:Quintet in g, Op.39. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ,(st/sr).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Wendalyn Bartley andTina Pearson. Experimental music. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .Tuesday March 4● ● 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Piano VirtuosoSeries: New Creations: John Adamsand Hans Thomalla. Collaboration with theToronto Symphony Orchestra’s New CreationsFestival. Adams: Hallelujah Junction:Thomalla: Noema. Claudia Chan and RyanMacEvoy McCullough, piano. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: Jan Overduin. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.Wednesday March 5● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre Jazz Series: Take 2.Two jazz piano masters come together in thespace of their first collaboration. Robi Botosand Hilario Durán, piano. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sandbox. Improv comedy.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.Slonimsky’sEarboxMARCH 5TSO.CA● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Slonimsky’s Earbox.Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox (Canadian Premiere);Bjarnason: Bow to String; Zosha DiCastri: Lineage (Canadian Premiere); Esa-Pekka Salonen: Violin Concerto (CanadianPremiere). Leila Josefowicz, violin; SaeunnThorsteinsdottir, cello; John Adams, conductor;Peter Oundjian, conductor and host.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. Post-concert party in March 1 – April 7, 2014 | 31

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