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Volume 20 Issue 4 - December 2014

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Sharon Wei, viola; Nurhan Arman, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. ; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).● ● 8:00: Small World Music and Link MusicLab. Mohsen Namjoo. Blend of Persian classicalpoetry with rock, blues and jazz. RichmondHill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -0.● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. SeeJan 22; Also Jan 24, and 25(mat).Saturday January 24● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. SeeJan 22; Also Jan 24 8:00, and 25(mat).● ● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano(Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo(Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (DonOttavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni);Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello);COC Orchestra and Chorus; MichaelHofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. -4; (under 30).Also Jan 27, 30, Feb 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(starttimes vary).● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. Die Entfuhrungaus dem Serail. Mozart. Abigail Freeman, soprano(Constanza); Marion Samuel-Stevens,soprano (Blondchen); Avery Krisman, tenor(Belmonte); Oliver Dawson, tenor (Pedrillo);Steven Henrikson, bass-baritone (Osmin);Gregory Finney, speaker (Selim Pasha);A. Concerts in the GTAWilliam Shookhoff, piano and music director.College Street United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. $20.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259:Mozart Mass in C Minor. Mozart:Selections from Lo sposo deluso K.430 andZaide, K.344;Mozart: Mass in c, K.427. PaulGoodwin, conductor; Hélène Guilmette, soprano;Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano; JohnTessier, tenor; Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure,tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; ElmerIseler Singers and Amadeus Choir. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5. Also Jan 22 and Jan 25 (George WestonRecital Hall).● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).● ● 8:00: Live Nation. Nikki Yanofsky. Jazz.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.● ● 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Triple Concertoof Beethoven. Beethoven: Triple Concerto;Schubert: Symphony No.9 “Great.”Jacques Israelievitch Trio; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 KingSt. E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. -.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory/SongwritersAssociation of Canada. Music Mix: BluebirdNorth. Canadian songwriters cometogether to perform their music and tell thestories and inspiration behind their songs.Blair Packham, host. Conservatory Theatre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. SeeJan 22; Also Jan 25(mat).● ● 8:00: Tapestry Opera. Songbook 5. ScoreSt. Anne’s G & SPresentsGilbert & Sullivan’sArtistic Director: Laura SchatzMusical Director: Brian FarrowJanuary 30, 31February 1, 5, 6, 7, 8St. Anne’s Parish Hall,651 Dufferin Street, TorontoCall 416-922-4415 for ticketsFor more information visit our website atwww.saintanne.calaunch party for Tapestry’s collection of Canadianopera developed over the years in theLibLab, Opera Briefs, Opera2Go, and mainstageproductions. Peter McGillivray, baritone;singers from Tapestry’s Opera 101.Ernest Balmer Studio, 55 Mill St. 416-537-6066. .● ● 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Grit. Worksby Brophy, Labadie, Pearce, Puello, Tam, andothers. CelloPhone Duo; Katherine Watson,flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; WesleyShen, piano; Daniel Morphy, percussion;Sharon Lee, violin; Adam Scime, bass. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618.$20/(adv/sr/st).Sunday January 25● ● 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; worksby Scarlatti. Emily Klassen, soprano; Jean-Sebastien Beauvais, countertenor. St. David’sAnglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. PWYC.● ● 3:00: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. EmergingVoices. Repertoire from lieder to opera.Young artists from the University of Toronto’sVoice Faculty. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Freewill offering. Proceeds to St. Anne’sChoral Scholar programme.● ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259:Mozart Mass in C Minor. Mozart:Selections from Lo sposo deluso K.430 andZaide, K.344;Mozart: Mass in c, K.427. PaulGoodwin, conductor; Hélène Guilmette, soprano;Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano; JohnTessier, tenor; Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure,tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; ElmerIseler Singers and Amadeus Choir. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. .50-.50. Also Jan 22 and Jan 24(Ro Thomson Hall).● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. SeeJan 22.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Hilario Duran Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Rob Piltch and Lorne Lofsky, guitarduo. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewilloffering.Monday January 26● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical InstrumentalRecital. Student solos. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 KeeleSt. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five Small Concerts: Origins. RavelSonata for violin; Messiaen: Quartet for the Endof Time. Shane Kim, violin; Joseph Johnson,cello; YaoGuang Zhai, clarinet; Angela Park,piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-282-6636. $20; (sr/st).Tuesday January 27● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: A Celebration of Canadian Art Song.Mozetich: Enchantments of Gwendolyn (premiere);Ridout: Cantiones Mysticae; Prévost:Musiques Peintes; Tu te souviens; Soleils d’été;Pépin: Cycle-Éluard. Joni Henson, soprano;Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Allyson McHardy,mezzo; Adam Sherkin and Robert Kortgaard,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music. Izabella Budai, flute.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.See Jan 24; Also Jan 30, Feb 1, 3, 6, 12,14, 18, 21(start times vary).● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Joaquin Valdepeñas Conducts. Messiaen:Oiseaux exotiques for piano and smallorchestra; Dvořák: Serenade for Wind InstrumentsOp.44. Glenn Gould School ChamberEnsemble; Benjamin Smith, piano. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.54 | December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.Wednesday January 28● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noontime Recitals. Rashaan Allwood, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).Thursday January 29● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Introducing theAcademy. Artists of the COC Orchestra Academyperform alongside their mentors of theCOC Orchestra in a program of gems fromthe chamber music repertoire. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon. Ravel: Gaspard dela Nuit(Ondine and Scarbo); Schumann: FantasyOp.17 in C. Emily Chiang, piano. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Radka Hanáková, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight Series. Mark Chambers,cello; Patricia Wait, clarinet; ElizabethAcker, piano. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 7:30: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. The Scottish Tattoo: The Music of Scotland.Bagpipe players, drummers, musicians,singers and dancers. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. -.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Husa: Divertimentofor Brass and Percussion; Healey: Hunter, AHomage to Robert Flaherty; Gorb: SymphonyNo.1 in C for 12 Winds and Double Bass; Wilson:Piece of Mind. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; $20(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. the world’sturning. Cashian: the world’s turning (worldpremiere); Andreyev: The Flash of the Instant(world premiere); Aitken: Berceuse for fluteand orchestra; Bjarnason Over Light Earth.Guest: Robert Aitken, flute. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –;–(sr); $20–(under 30). 7:15 Preconcertchat.● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).Music TORONTOST. LAWRENCEQUARTETJanuary 29 at 8 pm● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence Quartet.Haydn Discovery with Geoff Nuttall;Haydn: Quartet in E-flat, Op.33, No.2, Joke;John Adams: New work commissioned forthe SLSQ; Haydn: Quartet in C, Op.76, No.3“Emperor”. Geoff Nuttall, violin; Mark Fewer,violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Chris Costanzo,cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723.; ; student tickets; Age 18 to 35pay your age.Friday January 30● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.● ● 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Campbell House Museum. Footstepsin Campbell House: Opera Student ComposerCollective. Museum tour. Libretto by MichaelPatrick Albano. Campbell House Museum,160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20.Also 8:00, Jan 31(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat).● ● 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Blues–FromMadagascar to the Mississippi. Alfie Smithand Donne Roberts. St. Paul’s United Church(Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ;(sr/st).● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.See Jan 24; Also Feb 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18,21(start times vary).● ● 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. LauraSchatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne’sParish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415.; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 31, Feb 1, 5-8.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Zappa: Dog BreathVariations; Savageau: Three Pieces forPercussion Quartet; Vincent: Ondas; Rodrigo:Adagio; Young: Tempered Steel; andother works. Tony Gomes, conductor. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;$20(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: group of 27. Journey. Dvořák:Romance; Beethoven: 12 Contredanses;Staniland: Voyageur; Mozart: Symphony 35“Haffner.” Eric Paetkau, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-323-1292. PWYC.● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents II, curatedby Felicity Williams: Dan Fortin and RobinDann/Claire Harvie. Song and sound worktogether with still and moving images to lookat what we take or leave from our parentsand guardians. Claire Harvie, photographer;Robin Dann, singer-songwriter; Phil Melanson,percussion; Daniel Fortin, bass. 197 JohnSt. 416-961-9594. ; (member).● ● 8:00: The Musicians in Ordinary. Catholic“House Music” at St. Michaels: “The Cure forReligious Melancholy”. Music by John Dowland.Hallie Fishel, soprano; Christopher Verrette,baroque violin; John Edwards, lute andother members of The Musicians In Ordinary.Fr. Madden Auditorium, Carr Hall, St.Michael’s College, 100 St. Joseph St. 416-535-9956. ;$20 (sr/st), are available atthe door. 7:30: pre-concert talk w. Rev. LisaWang.● ● 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Campbell House Museum. Footstepsin Campbell House: Opera Student ComposerCollective. Museum tour. Libretto by MichaelPatrick Albano. Campbell House Museum,160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20.Also 2:00 Jan 31(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat).Saturday January 31● ● 2:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).● ● 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Campbell House Museum. Footstepsin Campbell House: Opera Student ComposerCollective. Museum tour. Libretto by MichaelPatrick Albano. Campbell House Museum,160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20.Also 8:00, Jan 30(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat).● ● 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See 7:30; AlsoJan 30, Feb 1, 5-8.● ● 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. DieWalküre. Wagner. Christine Goerke, soprano(Brünnhilde); Heidi Melton, soprano(Sieglinde); Clifton Forbis, tenor (Siegmund);Johan Reuter, baritone (Wotan); COC Orchestraand Chorus; Johannes Debus, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -4; (under 30). Also Feb 4, 7, 10, 13, 19,22(start times vary).● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Glenn Gould School Vocal Showcase.GGS voice students present an evening of artsongs and opera arias. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● ● 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Jan 30;Also Feb 1, 5-8.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: In High Voice.Galuppi: Dixit Dominus; Randall Stroope: I willlift up my eyes; and other works. Women’sChamber Choir; Women’s Chorus; Floreatwith William Brown, conductor. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;$20(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Concert 2. Martucci: Piano Quintet;Curcin: Piano Trio; Current: Faster Still. LynnKuo, violin; Erika Crinó, piano; CS String Quartet:Joyce Lai, violin; Alain Bouvier, violin; IanClarke, viola; Andras Weber, cello. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ;(sr); $20(st).● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Master Shajarian. Persianclassical Dastgah music. MohammadReza Shajarian, singer. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. - .DISTINCTIVELYCANADIANFlute StreetToronto’s ProfessionalFlute ChoirWith Flutist andNew Music AdvocateMark Takeshi McGregorJanuary 31, 8pmThe Music Gallery● ● 8:00: Flute Street Flute Choir. DistinctivelyCanadian. Butler: With This Breath(Torontopremiere); Tsurumoto: Cursor 4(world premiere);Chan: Ecstasy for Flutes; Tremblay:Acht Flötenfest für Robert Aitken; McIntosh:Blow Them Away(Toronto premiere); andother works. Guest: Mark Takeshi McGregor,flute. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-462-9498. , , .● ● 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée. Scriabin: Etude in E Op.8 No.5; Rachmaninoff:Vocalise(arr. Murray); Piano ConcertoNo.2(first movement, arr. Murray);Novello: We’ll Gather Lilacs(arr. Murray); andother works. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus ChristSuperstar. See Jan 16; Runs Jan 16 to 31(starttimes vary).● ● 8:00: Oakville Symphony. From Viennawith Love. Brahms: Concerto for violin;Beethoven: Symphony No.1; Johann Strauss:Voices of Spring. Emmanuel Vulkovich, violin;Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centrefor the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville.905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ;(sr); (st). Also Feb 1(mat).● ● 8:00: Scaramella. In Paradisum. Musicby 17th-century German composers. DanielCabena, countertenor; Joëlle Morton andMarilyn Fung, viols; Paul Jenkins, chamberorgan. Victoria College Chapel, 91 CharlesSt. W. 416-760-8610. ; (sr); $20(st);thewholenote.com December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 | 55

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