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Volume 21 Issue 6 - March 2016

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From 30 camp profiles to spark thoughts of being your summer musical best, to testing LUDWIG as you while away the rest of so-called winter; from Scottish Opera and the Danish Midtvest, to a first Toronto recital appearance by violin superstar Maxim Vengerov; from musings on New Creations and new creation, to the boy who made a habit of crying Beowulf; it's a month of merry meetings and rousing recordings reviewed, all here to discover in The WholeNote.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

UPCOMING CONCERTS BENJAMIN ALARD SOLO HARPSICHORD BACH GOLDBERG VARIATIONS ZELENKA AND BACH IVARS TAURINS DIRECTOR DOROTHEE MIELDS SOPRANO Apr 28 – May 1 TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE, JEANNE LAMON HALL (TSP) GRÉGOIRE JEAY JEANNE LAMON CHRISTINA MAHLER FLUTE VIOLIN CELLO Mar 31-Apr 3 TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE, JEANNE LAMON HALL (TSP) Apr 5 TORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS (TCA) Bach’s famous Goldberg Variations are a showpiece for the artistry and virtuosity of keyboard players. Taking up the challenge is the brilliant young French harpsichordist Benjamin Alard in his Tafelmusik debut. The concerts also include Bach’s masterful Trio sonata from The Musical Offering, with Grégoire Jeay (flute), Jeanne Lamon (violin) and Christina Mahler (cello). TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER CHOIR WITH WINNERS OF THE TAFELMUSIK VOCAL COMPETITION Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka’s exuberant and uplifting Missa Omnium Sanctorum is perfectly suited for the intimate setting of Trinity-St. Paul’s, especially when paired with Bach’s Wedding Cantata, as sung by the luminous German soprano Dorothee Mields. The remaining solo roles in the Zelenka mass will be sung by the winners of the inaugural Tafelmusik Vocal Competition: Kim Leeds, mezzo-soprano, Jacques-Olivier Chartier, tenor, and Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone. SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR PERFORMANCE SPONSOR TCA CONCERT SUPPORTED BY Margaret and Jim Fleck TSP: 416.964.6337 TCA: 1.855.985.2787 tafelmusik.org

KOERNER HALL IS: “ A beautiful space for music “ THE GLOBE AND MAIL Songmasters: Le travail du peintre SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL An exciting concert based on works inspired by paintings and painters. Mireille Asselin (soprano), Brett Polegato (baritone), and pianists Peter Tiefenbach and Rachel Andrist perform works by Poulenc, Debussy, Fauré, Wolf, Heggie, and others. Augustin Dumay & Louis Lortie WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 8PM KOERNER HALL “Both musicians explore the elegance and poetry in this music without flash or dazzle. These performances are passionate and intense as well as supple and refined.” (CBC Music) Program includes works by Beethoven, Strauss, and Franck. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 7:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Hear artists on the cusp of major careers. This concert features solo and chamber works performed by Rebanks Fellows currently enrolled in the one-year Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program. Generously supported by the Rebanks Family and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Cameron Carpenter FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 8PM KOERNER HALL “Extravagantly talented... everything he touches turns fantastical and memorable.” (The New York Times) Cameron Carpenter returns to Koerner Hall, this time with his fabulous new custom-designed organ! “Alternatingly dazzling and subtle, and always fired by a profound musical intelligence.” (The Wall Street Journal) Taylor Academy Showcase Concert SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 4:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL FREE (TICKET REQUIRED) The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists presents a concert by the leading young classical musicians in Canada. Hear the stars of tomorrow! Orlando Consort: La passion de Jeanne d’Arc SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 3PM KOERNER HALL Hear a live vocal soundtrack to an iconic film: Carl-Theodor Dreyer’s acclaimed masterpiece, La passion de Jeanne d’Arc (1928), with the Orlando Consort singing live. An extraordinary experience for cinephiles and early music lovers alike! TICKETS START AT ONLY ! 416.408.0208 www.performance.rcmusic.ca 273 BLOOR STREET WEST (BLOOR ST. & AVENUE RD.) TORONTO

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