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Volume 2 Issue 5 - February 1997

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Page 1 0 • February 1 • March 5 1997 •1 :00: Harbourfront Centre & Jeunesse Musicales of Canada. Cushion Concert. Afrocan. A celebration of African-Canadian music and culture highlighting the importance of the drum. Dance troupe led by musician and dancer Setlhabi Taunyane. Brigantine Room, York Quay Centre, 236 Queen's Quay West. 973- 4000. . •2:00 ·& 8:00: Great Music at St. Anne's. Gilbert and Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore; Rowe and Sullivan: The Zoo. Laura Schatz, stage director; Ori Siegel, music director. St. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 636-3160. ,. •2:00: Music at St. John's. Children's Concert (or BASStiality is Back!) BASStiality, double bass quartet. St. John's West Toronto, 288 Humberside Ave. 763-2393. Children , adult with child free. •6:30: Music at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Solemn Evensong and Benediction. 477 Manning Ave. 769-7991. •6:46: TSO Evening Overture. Hummel: Partita in E-flat Major; Krommer: Partita in F Major, Op.67. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 693-4828. Free with ticket to the 8 p.m. performance or .60 per ticket. •7:30: American Harp Society, Joronto Chapter. A Celtic Enchantment. Songs of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, collected and Friday, January 31, 7 pm: Glenn Gould Studio SCHUBERTS BIRTHDAY PARTY CBC. ::.... CBC Radio & Stereo's On Slag< and T~~ebwgh Connection join forces for a three-hour birt .. ~Wtert. Our galaxy of Canadian artists pcrform,llt~tltl'of Schubert's best-loved music! ii.OY" Our intermission birtlfc!ay party ln the CBC Atrium will feature mor'e music, demonstrations of Schubertian dancing,. a Viennese supper and wlne and, of course, birthday cakef arranged by Marjory Kennedy­ Fraser. Barbara Mackay, voice; Vera Stern, harp. Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, 106 Wilson Ave. 781-8206. . •8:00: 40 Fingers Saxophone Quartet. The Gates of Heaven. Mott: The G.ates of Heaven (premiere); Siddall: Sunflower; Gotham: Grace/Stone Harvest (premiere); Lutek: Paralisq. Chiyoko Szlavnics, soprano saxophone; Nic Gotham, alto saxophone; Peter Lutek, tenor saxophone; David Mott, baritone saxophone. The Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St. 703-6642. ,. •8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. A Birthday Recital. Schubert: songs, duets and music for piano. Nancy Argenta, soprano; Catherine Robbin, mezzo; Paul Nicholson, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 260 Front St. West. 206-6666. ,. •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Hector Berlioz: Beatrice et Benedict.; Robin Phillips, dir; Richard Bradshaw, cond; Jane Gilbert, mezzo; Gordon Gietz, tenor; Francois Loup, baritone; Fiona Reid, Joseph Ziegler, William Webster, actors. Hummingbird Centre, Front St. at Yonge St. 872-2262, 363-8231. 7:00: free 20-minute discussion introducing the opera and its themes. 0 to 00. •8:00: Canadian Music Competitions: Symphony of Celebration. CMC with the Symphony. Andrew Aarons, piano; Cathedral Bluffs Saturday, February 1: 8 pm Glenn Gould Studio A BIRTHDAY RECITAL We step back into the sound world of Biedennier Vlenna;.in a program of Schubert songs sung by soprano Nancy Argonia and mezzo Catherine Robbin. They will be jolncd by pianist Msllcolm Bilson, playing an instrument from Schubert's day, a Viennese Hafner piano. The evening will offer a joyous, presentation of Schubert's genius, as performed by two excepp tiona I interpreters of his songs. Tickets /. Call (416) 205-5555. £>->)->->->->->-:>>>->->->-,.>->-,. 44:-c-c:-l-c:-c:~-c~~-M:l ~ Join The Aldeburgh Connection ~ for three concerts celebrating t~=~~~~~~!!~:! 200th Birthda~~~!~~!~~j Sunday, February 2: 2:30pm Walter Hall, University of Toronto · A BIRTHDAY SCHUBERTIAD join soprano Kalhlren Brei!, tenor Michod Scluuk, baritone Mark P

---* February 1 - March 5 1 997 e Page 11 •7:00: The Scarborough Philharmonic: open rehearsal, Veronique Lacroix, cond. Love and Passion: an Operatic Valentine. Operatic highlights, inc. Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande; Verdi: La Traviata; Mozart: Die Zauoerflote; Offenbach: Orphee aux enter; Flower Drum Song, adapted by Chan Ka 'Nin. Birchmbunt · Park Collegiate, 3663 Danforth Ave. 261-0380. Free. . •1 :00: Lunch Hoors at St. Jam·es., Recital of Bach's organ music by Giles Bryant, including BWVs 579, 588, 599, 612, 622, 630, 639, 641 & 545. Cathedral Church · of. St. James, 65 Church St. 690-0020. Free; . •8~00: Music Toronto. Anagnoson & Kinton, duo pianists. Mozart: Sonata for Two Pian'os in D Major, K.448; Gallant: Canonic Variations on a Theme by Mozart; J.Strauss-Chasins: Blue Danube Waltz; . Dvorak: Selections from the Slavonic Dances; Rachmaninov: Suite #2 for Two Pianos. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,. •12:00: Eine Kleine Lunch Music. Music Room, Hart House; University of Toronto. 978-5362. Free. •12:30: Yorkminster Park .I Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Rebecca Loo, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. Free. · •7:30: Art 1 Gallery of O~~rio. All That's Jazz. George Koller, bass; Julie Michels, voice. Walker Court, 317 Dundas sf.'W'est. 979- 6608. Free . • •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Poulenc: Qialogues des Carmelites. See February 2. •8:00: Opera Anonymous. Quenten Doolittle: Charlie the Chicken (an opera in one act}. Performed with orchestra, tape. and department store dummies. Edward Franko, Stephen Cottrell, conductors. Ross Darlington, Erika Lee Wajter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. Tanner, singers; Graham 978-374413750. Free. Cozzubbo, dir; Sam Vacca, •6:45: TSO Classic lntros cond. The Music Gallery, 179 pre-concert talk. Roy Richmond St. West. 204- · . Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 1080. 5. 593-4828. Free with ticket to •8:00: Soundstreams the 8 p.m. performance or Canada. Bass Instincts. Music '.50 per ticket. by Bach, Cherney, Freedman, •8:00: Canadian Opera Gershwin, Mather, Monk a.nd .. Company. Hector Berlioz: others. Henri Bok, bass · Beatrice et Benedict. See clarinet; LawteAce Cherney, February 1. bass oboe; Robert Cram, •8:00: Ford Centre for the alto/bass flute. Glenn Gould Performing Arts. Ensemble Studio, 250 Front St. West. Wien. Works by Weber, ,. Beethoven, Mozart, Suppe, •8:00: Toronto Symphony Lanner, the Strauss family & o·r~hestra . Brahms: Piano Brahms. George Weston Concerto #2; Richard Strauss:. Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. Ein. Heldenleben. Emanuel Ax, • 872-2222. .50 to .50. piano; Jacques lsraelievitch, •8:00: Great Music at St. violin; Andrew Davis, cond, Anne's. See February 1. . Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe •8:00: Royal Cons'ervatory St. 593-4828. to . of Music Recital. Peter . •8:00: University of Toronto LonQworth, piano. yvorks by · Jazz Series. Smail Jazz · Ensembles. Hear your favourite . standards as well as ' faculty and student arrangements & compositions. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park . 978-3744/3750. Free. •12:05: Glenn Gould Studio. Music Around Us.' Bach: · Sonata for violin & harpsichord in A Major BWV1 015; ,Chaconne from Partitia in d minor for solo violin BWV1 004; Fantasia and Fugue. in. a minor BWV904; Sonata for violin' and harpsichord in E Major BWV1016. Linda Melsted, baroque violin; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord. 250 . Front St. West. 205-5555. Free. •12: 10: Music in St. Paul's. Orgap recital by Eric . Robertson. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor Street East. 961 -8116. Free. •12:10: UofTat Scarboro'lgh. Concert by Graduate Performers from ·the Faculty of Music (U of T} . Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. 287- 7176. Free. •12: 10: University of Toronto Thursday Noon Series. Chqral Theatre featuring Leonard Bernstein: Mass (selected excerpts}. University of Toronto · Choirs; Doreen Rao, Lori Anne Dolloff, James Pinhorn, ' PResenreo hy riJe AmeRican HaRp Soc1ery . · ToRonro CIJapreR ... MaRJORY Kenneoy­ FRaseR's SONGS 'OF rhe HEBRIDES VOice:haRBaRa, Mackay HaRp: VeRa SreRn Feh.J 7:30 P.M. Schubert and Brahms. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. •8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. See February 5. •12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Vol11nteers Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Anne Margaret Wright, sopraho; Christopher Cotton, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822. Free .. r=-r-e.e. ~nc.-e.rt~ at The. C..fayf;:.e. Tve-~da~~ in "f'e-twvarr~ 5:)0 - f1:)0 f'. 't C:..larl::e- at th

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