Page 2 • February 1 - March 5 1 997 PULSE: TORONTO's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY . CONCERT LISTING SOURCE Pulse Toronto's Music Classical and New · Volume 2, number 5 copyright® 1997 PerPul Proze 60 Bellevue Avenue Toronto 'ON M5T 2N4 Publisher: Allan Pulker Editor: David Perlman Production Manager: Simone Desilets Photography: Michael Shaw · Phone: 416 603.-3786 Fqx 416 603-3787 ' E-Mail: drum km @web .ape .org Website: www.pulsetoronto.com Next publication date February 25 (covering period March 1 to April 5} Listings deadline: February 15 AdvertisJng deadline February 20 Listings are iree. Please phone or write for listings guidelines. Classified Ads 50c per word ( 0 minimum) , I Subscriptions: per year (1 0 issues) Display advertising rates: on request Pulse is a production of DRUM Publishing, 60 Bellevue Avenue Toronto M5T 2N4 Printing by NeJ Concept Circulation 12,000 printed and distributed Biggest thing on our minds (and our plate) this month i~ that we're going to have to change the Pulse name. See page 23 for an explanation and a chance-to benefit from our misfortune! But we also want to call your attention to a couple of innovations this month~· The first, MUSICTHEATRE, on page 8, is an attempt. to accommodate listings of a type that don't fit our daily calendar very well. The second, FIRST FIVE, is a direct response to the request in the following letter. YOU ASKED! I was just looking at your new WEB page yesterday and it looks neat! I like the little icon showing the construction "man-at-work" sign withthe little buddy going up and down with his shovel. Cute! I can see that PULSE is getting more popular, by the day. When I went to pick up my free copy of PULSE in December at the SHAR store, they were actually "sold out" .... We sure have to pick then\ up eaily now ... I have a sugges•tion for · your little PULSE magazine. I'm not sure exactly whert you make each monthly issue available. I am continues • Spotlight' on Canadian. composers Here: Ruth Watson Henderson with Orpheus Choir's Brainerd Blyden- Taylor prepare for their February 14 concert. See Concert Notes (page 5). · PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAW 'cONTENTS Publisher's Podium ... Letters to Pulse Seeking Perfect Sound #7 Glenn Gould Studio Concert Notes .... . Etcetera File ...... . MusicTheatre listings ..... . Comprehensiv'e concert listings . ....... · 2 ....... 2,3 .. 4,6 4,5,6 6 . . . . 8 for February 1997 .. : ........• 9-19 First Five (March preview) ..... ·. . . 20 Member information .......,. . . . . 21 Profiles: Musica Viva . . . . . . . . . . . 21 (Un)Ciassified advertisements ~ ~21 Index ; ..· . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ' 22 The Name~Change Gall)e! 23 1 List of distributors . . . . . . . . . . . , 24 OUR MISTAKE In the Oft' Centre Music Series on December 8 the performer was Peter Sirotin, not Dan Ata';lasiu.
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