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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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Tuesday March 7 ●●10:15am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Romantic Inspirations. Works by Chopin, Schumann and Rachmaninoff. Charissa Vandikas, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●1:00: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:30: Geringas Scholarship Foundation. David Geringas in Concert. Bruch: Kol Nidrei Op.47; Brahms: Cello Sonata No.1 in E Minor Op.38; Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor Op.50. David Geringas, cello; Barry Shiffman, violin; Vadim Serebryany, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-822-7752. -0. Proceeds to the Geringas Scholarship Foundation. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Kammerchor Stuttgart a cappella. Works of Tallis, Gombert, Mendelssohn and Fasch. Frieder Bernius, conductor; Daniel Taylor, conductor. Trinity College Chapel, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Wednesday March 8 ●●10:15am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Organ Recital. Conrad Gold, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●6:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. A 90th Celebration of John Beckwith. Introductory remarks by Prof. Robin Elliott. Beckwith: A Game of Bowls (1999); Follow Me (2013); other works. Yang Chen, Kevin A. Concerts in the GTA Mulligan and Jonny Smith, percussion; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Adam Zukiewicz, piano; and others. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. 7:00: lecture by John Beckwith. ●●7:30: Penthelia Singers. International Women’s Day Concert. Celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. Sankaran: two songs for mass choir. Alice Malach, conductor; Guests: Cantala Women’s Choir; Echo Women’s Choir; Lirit Women’s Chamber Choir; Street Haven Women’s Choir; Suba Sankaran. Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave. 647-248- 5079. PWYC. Proceeds to Street Haven at the Crossroads. ●●8:00: Humber College. Evening Showcase. Christian McBride, double bass. Lakeshore Auditorium, Humber College, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. 416-675-6622. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. New Creations Festival: James Ehnes. Harry Stafylakis: Shadows Radiant: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th; Aaron Jay Kernis: Violin Concerto (world premiere); Nico Muhly: Mixed Messages; Owen Pallett: Songs from an Island (world premiere). James Ehnes, violin; David Okulitch, bass-baritone; André de Ridder, conductor; Peter Oundjian, conductor/host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .75-8. ●●9:00: Swing Out Productions. A Bossa Nova Breeze from Brazil. Works by Antonio Carlos Jobim. Joel Sheridan, vocals; Nathan Hiltz, guitar. Mezzetta Restaurant, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. . Reservations recommended. Thursday March 9 ●●10:15am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Contemporary Originals - 13th Annual TSO New Creations Festival. Contemporary works. In collaboration with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s New Creations Festival. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●1:00: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Music in the Afternoon TRIO SHAHAM EREZ WALLFISCH violin, piano, cello Thursday, March 9, 1.30 p.m. Tickets 416-923-7052 www.wmct.on.ca ●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. Music in the Afternoon. Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque No.1 in G Minor; Schumann: Piano Trio in D Minor Op.63; Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor. Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch (Hagai Shaham, violin; Arnon Erez, piano; Raphael Wallfisch, cello). Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. . Piano Bravura The New Generation ●●8:00: Corktown Chamber Orchestra. March Winds Blow. Sibelius: Symphony No.5; Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suites Nos. 1 and 2. Paul McCulloch, conductor. Little Trinity Anglican Church, 425 King St. E. 647-528-7159. ; free(child). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Richard J. Masters. J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations; Gluck: three transcriptions. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. -. ●●8:00: Rose Theatre. Vienna Boys Choir. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. and up. Friday March 10 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Kevin Lau, Dan Visconti, Kelly-Marie Murphy and Paul Schoenfield. Amarok Ensemble, piano trio. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:30: Rouge River Winds. Sounds of Spring. Young-Min Kim, French horn. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-287-7176. ; (st). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Tirgan. Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 1-855- 985-2787. From . Also Mar 11(3:00 and 8:00); 12(3:00). THE MAN WHO MARRIED HIMSELF By Juliet Palmer & Anna Chatterton An allegory told by 2 dancers, 3 singers & 6 instrumentalists. Angela Park Thursday March 9, 7:30 pm Church of the Holy Trinity http://www.holytrinitytoronto.org/ wp/piano-bravura/ ●●7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity/Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto. Piano Bravura: The New Generation. Angela Park, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. /(adv); /(st/adv). ●●8:00: Array Ensemble. The Rainbow of Forgetting. Mozetich: Time to Leave; Linda Catlin Smith: Stare at the River; Komorous: Dame’s Rocket (the rainbow of forgetting 2); Sherlock: Necklace; Bouchard: Ductwork; Martin Arnold: (Damper) Coaster. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-532-3019. or PWYC. Also Mar 10(Kingston). 10 & 11 March ●●8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Man Who Married Himself. Scott Belluz, singer; Subhiksha Rangarajan, singer; Alex Samaras, singer; dancers from InDance Dance Company; Hari Krishnan, stage director and choreographer. Crow’s Theatre, 345 Carlaw Ave. 416-410-4561. ; (sr); (30 and under). Pre-show chat at 7:15. Also Mar 11(2:00 and 8:00). Saturday March 11 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. Music by Paul Englishby, with libretto by Alasdair Middleton. Will Tuckett, choreographer. Four Seasons Centre for the 38 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345- 9595. -5. Also Mar 12, 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). THE MAN WHO MARRIED HIMSELF By Juliet Palmer & Anna Chatterton An allegory told by 2 dancers, 3 singers & 6 instrumentalists. 10 & 11 March ●●2:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Man Who Married Himself. See Mar 10. Also 8:00. ●●2:00: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●3:00: Aga Khan Museum/Tirgan. Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic. See Mar 10. Also Mar 11(8:00); 12(3:00). ●●4:30: Royal Conservatory. Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●5:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:30: Cantemus Singers. Glories of Venice. Works by Monteverdi, De Rore, Merulo and the Gabrielis. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; free(under 12). Also Mar 12(3:00). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 12, 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. La Bohème. Puccini. In concert with piano accompaniment. Karina Bray, soprano (Mimi); Paul Williamson, tenor (Rodolfo); Domenico Sanfilippo, baritone (Marcello); Jennifer Ann Sullivan, soprano (Musetta); Peter Warren, bass-baritone (Colline); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. New Creations Festival: Kronos Quartet. Nicole Lizée: Zeiss After Dark: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th; Cassandra Miller: Round (world premiere); Daniel Bjarnason: Emergence; Nicole Lizée: Black MIDI (world premiere). Kronos Quartet; André de Ridder, conductor; Peter Oundjian, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Symphony Orchestra. R. Strauss: Serenade Op.7 in E-flat; Wagner: Siegfried Idyll; Brahms: Serenade No.1 Op.11 in D. Uri Mayer, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). 6:30: Symphony Talk preperformance chat in Rm. 130. thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 39

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