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Volume 22 Issue 6 - March 2017

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On our cover: Owen Pallett's musical palette on display at New Creations. Spring brings thoughts of summer music education! (It's never too late.). For Marc-Andre Hamelin the score is king. Ella at 100 has the tributes happening. All; this and more.

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Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. 0(Gala package); -. With supertitles. Also Mar 2. ●●7:30: Singing Out. Out In The Spotlight! Cabaret. Annual cabaret fundraiser. The 519, 519 Church St. 416-392-6874. /(adv). 19+ only. Drinks available. Also 3:00. ●●7:30: Southern Ontario Lyric Opera. Tosca. Music by Giacomo Puccini. Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Jessica Lane, soprano (Tosca); Romulo Delgado, tenor (Cavaradossi); Nicolae Raiciu, baritone (Scarpia). Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681- 6000. -. ●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Requiem for a March 5, 2017 | 3pm France Pre-concert Chats begin at 2:15 A. Concerts in the GTA Subscriptions on sale now! George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Tickets are available at the TCA Box Office, ticketmaster.ca or 1-855- 985-2787. Season and Pick 3 Subscriptions, and Group Sales 416-250- 3708. Single tickets are Adult, Senior (60+), Child and OTOpus (15-29). www.orchestratoronto.ca Tom Mueller - Cello Selections from Pelléas and Mélisande Suite Op. 80 by Gabriel Fauré Tom Mueller performs Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns La Mer by Claude Debussy Renaissance King. Lobo: Requiem for 8 voices; Cardoso: Lamentations; Morago: Gaudete cum laetitia; Juan IV of Portugal: Crux fidelis; Escobar: Vergen bendita sin far; and other works. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (Toronto), 131 McCaul St. 416-286-9798 or 416-978-8849. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Merry Widow. Lehár. Fully staged opera. Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-576-4029. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Band. Hallelujah! Handel: Hallelujah Chorus; Copland: Appalachian Spring; Smith: Purgatorio (The Divine Comedy); works by Grainger, Whitacre, Hazo and others. Les Dobbin and Ken Hazlett, conductors. Humber Valley United Church, Kevin Mallon, Musical Director Season 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 647-479-2941. . ●●7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. The New World. Dvořák: New World Symphony; Mozart: Clarinet Concerto. Patricia Wait, clarinet; Mark Chambers, conductor. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Rumi Canada. Mystic Persian Music and Poetry. Iranian Qawwali-style Sufi music. Soley Ensemble. Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646- 4677. Starting at ; (Friends). ●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Lai Crinó Duo Recital. Leclair: Sonata No.3; Stravsinky: Pulcinella Suite; Pepa: Telemanna; Schumann: Violin Sonata No.1. Joyce Lai, violin; Erika Crinó, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Jazz Performance and Education Centre (JPEC). Quintessential Quintets – Words and Music: Barbra Lica Vocal Quintet. Opening act: Amanda Tosoff Quintet. Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (st). ●●8:00: Massey Hall/Small World Music. Goran Bregović and His Wedding and Funeral Band. Goran Bregović, guitar, synthesizer, and vocals; Muharem Redžepi, vocals and goc (traditional drum); Bokan Stanković and Dragić Veličković, trumpets; Stojan Dimov, saxophones and clarinet; and others. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. ●●8:00: Music Gallery/Thin Edge New Music Collective. Raging Against the Machine: Coming Together. Frederic Rzewski: Coming Together; Yannis Kyriakides: Karaoke Etudes; and works by Colin Labadie, James O’Callaghan, and Anna Pidgorna. Ensemble Paramirabo; Thin Edge New Music Collective. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members/st/arts). Admission includes one pre-concert refreshment. Album release for Thin Edge New Music Collective/Ensemble Paramirabo’s recording Raging Against the Machine. ●●8:00: North Toronto Players. Iolanthe. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, lyrics and book by W.S. Gilbert. Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-481-4867. ; $22(sr); (st); free(under 14). Opens Mar 3, 8:00. Runs to Mar 12. Fri-Sat(8:00), Sun(2:00). Also Mar 11(2:00). ●●8:00: Schola Magdalena. Weaving the World: Schola Magdalena and Darbazi. Works by Hildegard and Dunstable; Georgian folk music; chant; new music. Guests: Darbazi Georgian Choir. Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416-531- 7955. PWYC. ●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Cello Passion. Morawetz: Sinfonietta; Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1; Grieg: Sinfonia in G Minor. Stéphane Tétreault, cello; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-499-0403. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Spectrum Music. Tales of the Unconscious. New music for classical choir and jazz trio by Spectrum composers and Roger Bergs. Musicata Choir; Mike Murley, saxophone; Chris Pruden, piano; Andrew Downing, bass; Roger Burgs, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 630 Spadina Ave. 416-937-6180. /(adv); (st)/(adv). ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Triptych: The Musical World of Hieronymus Bosch. Works by Pierre de la Rue, Clemens non Papa and Jean Mouton. Guests: Cappella Pratensis. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; $22- (sr); (st/35 and under). Also Mar 3. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. New Creations Festival: Tanya Tagaq. Andrew Staniland: Reflections on O Canada after Truth and Reconciliation: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th (world premiere); Jörg Widmann: Trauermarsch for Piano and Orchestra (Canadian premiere); Jordan Pal: Iris (world premiere); Tanya Tagaq, Christine Duncan and Jean Martin (orch. Christopher Mayo): Oiksaaktuq (world premiere). Yefim Bronfman, piano; Tanya Tagaq, vocalist; Christine Duncan, improvisation leader; André de Ridder, conductor; Peter Oundjian, conductor and host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375. .75-8. ●●10:00: Soundstreams. R. Murray Schafer’s Odditorium. See Mar 2. Also Mar 5(4:00). Sunday March 5 ●●11:00am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles. Bach: Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor BWV1001; Ysaÿe: Sonata No.3 in D Minor for Solo Violin Op.27 No.3 “Ballade;” Schumann: Violin Sonata No.3 in A Minor WoO27; Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.7 in C Minor Op.30 No.2. In Mo Yang, violin; Renana Gutman, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s 36 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Park. 416-922-3714 x103. . For audiences 5-11; adults welcome. Also 3:15(main concert). ●●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Brundibár. See Mar 3. ●●2:00: Markham Concert Band. Symphonic Pops Favourites. A tribute to great Canadian and American music. Armenian Dances; Glenn Miller in Concert; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21; The Great Race; As a Wind from the North; and other works. Markham Concert Band; Kennedy Public School Band. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st). ●●2:00: MIYE. Khusugtun Ethnic Band. Traditional Mongolian music. Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. -. ●●2:00: Morgans on the Danforth. Tania Gill and Beverly Taft. Jazz, blues, bossa, songs by Frank Loesser and original works. Tania Gill, keyboard; Beverly Taft, vocals. 1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020. No cover. ●●2:00: North Toronto Players. Iolanthe. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, lyrics and book by W.S. Gilbert. Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-481-4867. ; $22(sr); (st); free(under 14). Opens Mar 3, 8:00. Runs to Mar 12. Fri-Sat(8:00), Sun(2:00). Also Mar 11(2:00). ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Sunday Interludes: Fern Linzdon. Fern Lindzon, piano and vocals; George Koller, bass; Nick Fraser, drums. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. Ticket reservation required. ●●2:00: Toronto City Opera. Carmen. Bizet. Fully staged opera. Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-576-4029. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar 3(eve). ●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket (VPAN). Maxim Bernard, Piano. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:30: Durham Chamber Orchestra. A Visit to the British Isles. Duncan McIntyre, piper; O’Donnell Irish Dancers; Lori Martin, vocalist. St. Francis Centre, 78 Church St. S., Ajax. 905-493-4277. ; free(under 12). ●●2:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Choruses from the Great Masses and Oratorios. Haydn: The Creation; Mendelssohn: Elijah; Mozart: Mass in C Minor; Brahms: A German Requiem. Christina Lamoureux, soprano; Bob Knight, baritone. St. John’s United Church (Georgetown), 11 Guelph St., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. ; (st). ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Celebrating Music in Oakville. Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4; arias and songs by Delibes, Gershwin, Porter, Puccini, and J. Strauss Jr.; Calverley: rediscovered work; Demuynck: world premiere. Stephen Sitarski, violin; Tessa Laengert and Ashleigh Semkiw, sopranos. St. Simon’s Anglican Church (Oakville), 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar 4 (eve, St. John’s United Church, Oakville). ●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. France. Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande Suite Op.80 (selections); Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1 in A Minor Op.33; Debussy: La mer. Tom Mueller, cello; Kevin Mallon, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (under 30). ●●3:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Boston Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2; Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique. Emanuel Ax, piano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50. ●●3:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. Journey Around the Sun: Choral Masterworks. Tormis: Looduspildid (Nature Pictures); Pergolesi: Stabat Mater. Grace Church on-the- Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/under 35); (st). ●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. Invesco Piano Series: Sir András Schiff. Works by Schubert. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. 2:15: Pre-concert chat. ●●3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. In Concert. Hétu: Sonata; Brahms: Op.118 (selections); Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Op.110; Prokofiev: Sonata No.7. Peter Longworth, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st). Post-concert reception. ●●3:00: Tudor Consort. Marian Music through Six Centuries. Lobo: Ave Regina Caelorum; L’Heritier: Alma Redemptoris Mater; Morales: Regina Caeli Laetare; Josquin: Gaude Virgo; Monteverdi: Ave Maris Stella. Immaculate Conception Church, 1710 Scugog St., Port Perry. 705-357-2459. Admission by donation. ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. In Concert. Bach: Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor BWV1001; Ysaÿe: Sonata No.3 in D Minor for Solo Violin Op.27 No.3 “Ballade;” Schumann: Violin Sonata No.3 in A Minor WoO27; Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.7 in C Minor Op.30 No.2. In Mo Yang, violin; Renana Gutman, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). Also 1:15(Music and Truffles). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Organ Music by Bach. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531- 7955. Free. ●●4:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. A Choral Feast. Folk and contemporary songs of Ukraine, Canada and other countries. Vlad Praskurnin, guitar; Derrick Li, piano; Shevchenko Choir of Toronto; Alexander Veprinskiy, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-533-2725. ; (st/child). ●●4:00: Soundstreams. R. Murray Schafer’s Odditorium. See Mar 2. ●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Monteverdi 450. Choral evensong for the First Sunday in Lent. Monteverdi: Beatus vir and other works. Schola Ecclesiam; Clem Carelse, director. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. CLASSICS FROM VIENNA MEET VOICES OF BRITAIN Ludwig van String Trio in G major, Beethoven Op. 9 No.1 Wolfgang Amadeus Oboe Quartet in F major, Mozart K.370 Benjamin Britten Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings, Op. 2 Contributions appreciated. Religious Service. ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. Amanda Tosoff Words Project (Amanda Tosoff, piano; Felicity Williams, voice; Alex Goodman, guitar; Dan Fortin, bass; Morgan Childs, drums). 31 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-233-1125. Freewill donation. Religious service. ●●7:00: Choirs Ontario. SingONtario! Massed Choir Performance. Etobicoke Youth Choir; University of Toronto Women’s Choir; ASLAN Boys Choir; Ave Choir; Young Voices Toronto; Toronto Youth Choir; Maria Guinand, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-923-1144. . ●●7:30: Victoria Scholars. Canadian Scholars. Works by Denis Bédard, Stephen Chatman, Eleanor Daley, Tomáš Dušatko, Ernest MacMillan and others. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. Midwinter Sweets. Mendelssohn (arr. Moore and Greaves): Concert Piece No.2 for Two Clarinets; Bernstein (arr. S. Macdonald): Tonight from West Side Story; Jobim (arr. S. Macdonald): No More Blues. Michele Jacot, clarinet soloist and director. Knox United Church, Agincourt, 2569 Midland Ave., Scarborough. 416-293-4424 x201. . ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Symphonic Dance: Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra. Dvořák: Slavonic Dances; Haydn: Minuet from Symphony No.94; J. Strauss: Emperor Waltz; Beethoven: Allegretto from Symphony No.7; and other works. Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. . Monday March 6 ●●7:30: Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Small Concerts: Classics from Vienna Meet Voices of Britain. Beethoven: String Trio in G Op.9 No.1; Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F K370; Britten: Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings Op.2. Sarah Lewis, oboe; Eri Kosaka, violin; Diane Leung, viola; Emmanuelle Beaulieu Bergeron, cello. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 282-6636. $22; (sr/st). THE ASSOCIATES OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Monday, March 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22, Seniors & Students Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor St. W. Box Office: 416-282-6636 www.associates-tso.org thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 37

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