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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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●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Tirgan. Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic. See Mar 10. Also Mar 12(3:00). ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. In Concert. Fauré: Requiem in D Minor Op.48; Mozart: Requiem in D Minor. Hamilton Bach Elgar Choir; Saint Joseph’s R.C. Church Parish Choir (Hamilton); Grand River Chorus (Brantford). P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. ; (sr/st); free(under 12). 7:15: Pre-concert talk. ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. The Vienna Boys Choir. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Music Gallery/Cluster New Music and Integrated Arts Festival. Many Visions: Plumes Deconstructs the Music of Grimes + David Jones. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416- 204-1080. /(adv); (members/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Man Who Married Himself. See Mar 10. ●●9:00: Ugly Beauties. Lerner, Brubeck, Fraser. CD launch of Strange Attractors. Marilyn Lerner, piano; Matt Brubeck, cello; Nick Fraser, drums. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 416- 363-5299. ; (st). 7:00: dinner. Show also at 10:30. Sunday March 12 ●●2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. Duo Rideau. Works by Mozart, Schubert, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Khachaturian and Donkin. Amelie Langlois and Catherine Donkin, piano. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Cibola Ave., Toronto Island. 416- 822-0613. (with brunch); . Reservations required for brunch. Also Mar 13 (eve, Music Gallery). ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●2:30: Live at West Plains! Chroi Celtic Band: Songs of Longing for Home. Celtic inspired songs and stories in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Jenna Gallagher, fiddle; Doug MacNaughton, guitar; Gord Simmons, bodhran; Christopher Dawes, piano. West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Rd. A. Concerts in the GTA W., Burlington. 905-529-4871. ; (st). Wheelchair accessible. ●●2:30: 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. ●●3:00: 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 11(7:30). ukrainian art song project PRESENTS Shevchenko &Shakespeare March 12, 2017 Pavlo Hunka & Albert Krywolt Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music www.ukrainianartsong.ca ●●3:00: Ukrainian Art Song Project. Art Songs: Shevchenko and Shakespeare. Jakovchuk: Song of Love; and other works. Pavlo Hunka, bass-baritone; Albert Krywolt, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (st). ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Colleen Allen Trio. 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious Service. ●●4:30: Swing Out Productions. Sheridan Sings Sinatra! Joel Sheridan, vocals; Jordan O’Connor, bass. The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. 416-961-9245. Free. No cover. ●●7:30: Cor Unum Ensemble. Bach: St. John Passion. Jonathan MacArthur (Evangelist); Baroque orchestra and choir. Guest: Adrian Butterfield, conductor. Trinity College Chapel, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Ave. 226-980- 9828. By donation; free(under 13). ●●7:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Medieval Meditations. Junction Trio. Guests: Schola Magdalena. St. Anne’s Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-536-3160. PWYC; suggested. ●●7:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. The Toronto #TelemannFantasiaProject. Telemann: Fantasias for solo viola da gamba. Joëlle Morton, Coral Brennauer, Laura Jones, Jeff Hamacher, Simone Desilets, and others. Victoria College Chapel, 73 Queen’s Park Cr. E. 416-464-7610. Admission by donation. Part of a #TeleManniaOrg worldwide celebration. ●●7:30: Tranzac Club. GUH in Concert. 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. PWYC. ●●8:00: Ritual 7. The Announcement Made to Mary. Miracle play with a new score by Anne Bourne. Julian Butterfield, cello. Redd Flagg, Second East Side Garage, St. Mathias Place, off 899 Dundas St. W. 647-551-4296. Admission by donation. Reserved seating. Monday March 13 ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. Duo Rideau. Works by Mozart, Schubert, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Khachaturian and Donkin. Amelie Langlois and Catherine Donkin, piano. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-822-0613. . Also Mar 12 (mat, Toronto Island). Tuesday March 14 ●●11:00am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Millan and Faye Present Opera for All Ages. Interactive concert. Favourite operatic arias and sing-along choruses. Young artists of the COC Ensemble Studio; Kyra Millan, soprano; Christina Faye, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Matthew Ross, trumpet. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Wednesday March 15 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Recital Series. Wayne Carroll, organ; Samuel Bisson, cello. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill offering. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Organ Recital. Paul Grimwood, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 16, 17, 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). La Cecchina (La buona figliuola) by Niccolò Piccinni THE GLENN GOULD SCHOOL OPERA 2016 WED. MAR. 15 & FRI. MAR. 17, 7:30PM KOERNER HALL TICKETS 0N SALE NOW: 416.408.0208 WWW.PERFORMANCE.RCMUSIC.CA ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Opera: La cecchina. By Niccolò Piccinni. Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Leslie Dala, music director. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Also March 17. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York University Chamber Choir. Lisette Canton, conductor; Ted Moroney, accompanist. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Massey Hall. Alejandra Ribera. Guest: Calum Graham. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-872-4255. .50. Thursday March 16 ●●11:00am: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Cuban Ensemble. Rick Lazar/Anthony Michelli, conductors. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459- 0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●11:00am: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Holy Cow(s)! Taboos of gender, identity, sexuality and cultural (mis)appropriation through a global dance lens. Chag: Holy Cow(s)! Hari Krishnan, dancer. Guests: Sean Curran, David Brick and Jay Hirabayash, choroeography. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Most suitable for an adult audience. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:00 noon: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Klezmer Ensemble. Brian Katz, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Student Chamber Music Ensembles. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 40 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●1:00: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: West African Drumming - Ghana. Kwasi Dunyo, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459- 0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●3:00: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Escola de Samba. Rick Lazar, conductor. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Limited seating. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●4:00: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: West African Mande. Anna Melnikoff, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●6:30: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Caribbean Music. Caribbean Music Ensemble; Linda Burgess, director. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 17, 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Spring Opera Production: Imeneo. Performed with Surtitles. Handel. Tim Albery, director; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; U of T Opera, members of the UTSO. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). 7:00: Opera Talk, Rm. 130. Also Mar 17, 18, 19(mat). Call in advance for wheelchair access. ●●8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Love, Sex and Brahms. Opening night gala. Brahms: Intermezzi for solo piano; dance. Stephen Delaney, host; James Kudelka, choreography; Andrew Burashko, piano; CLC dancers (Evelyn Hart and others). Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-364-8011 x1. 0. 7:00: Introduction by James Kudelka. Also Mar 17, 18 (both 8:00), 19(4:00). ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Philharmonia Quartett Berlin. Haydn: Quartet in G Op.64 No.4; Music Philharmonia Quarte Quarte Berlin Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Op.18 No.6; Schumann: Quartet in A Minor Op.41 No.1. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; (st). Friday March 17 ●●12:00 noon: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Korean Drum Ensemble. Charles Hong, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Nocturnes by Chopin, Field, Fauré and others. Matthew Sotnik, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●1:00: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Celtic Ensemble. Sherry Johnson, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●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. ●●2:30: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Chinese Classical Orchestra. Kim Chow-Morris, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. Runs to March 18. ●●7:30: Heliconian Club. Voices of Spring. Vivaldi: Spring from The Four Seasons; Beethoven: Spring Sonata (excerpt); J. Strauss II: Voices of Spring; Debussy: Green; and other works. Jin Lee Youn, violin; Velma Ko, violin; Louise Morley, piano; Jane Blackstone, piano; Janet Catherine Dea, soprano; Maria Soulis, mezzo. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. ; free(child). Includes post-concert refreshments. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 18, 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 18, 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Opera: La cecchina. By Niccolò Piccinni. Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Leslie Dala, music director. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Also March 15. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Spring Opera Production: Imeneo. See Mar 16. Also Mar 18, 19(mat). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. World Music Festival: Balkan Music Ensemble. Irene Markoff, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. World Music Festival runs Mar 16 and 17. ●●8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Love, Sex and Brahms. See Mar 16. Also Mar 18 (8:00), 19(4:00). Lennie Gallant Friday, March 17, 8pm auroraculturalcentre.ca 905 713-1818 ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Lennie Gallant in Concert. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905- 713-1818. /(adv). Saturday March 18 ●●1:00: Royal Canadian College of Organists. Bach Birthday Recitals and Walk. Stefani Bedin, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-489-1551 x28. Free; donations welcome. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 23(2:00); Mar 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●2:00: Royal Canadian College of Organists. Bach Birthday Recitals and Walk. Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Matthew Dalen, tenor; Daniel Thielmann, baritone; Michelle Cheung, organ; Mel Hurst, organ accompaniment. Kingsway Baptist Church, 41 Birchview Blvd, Etobicoke. 416-489-1551 x28. Free; donations welcome. ●●2:30: Young People’s Theatre. James and the Giant Peach. See Mar 2. ●●3:00: Royal Canadian College of Organists. Bach Birthday Recitals and Walk. Manuel Piazza, organ. Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-489-1551 x28. Free; donations welcome. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 19, 23(all 2:00); Mar 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Spring Opera Production: Imeneo. See Mar 16. Also Mar 19(mat). ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. In Concert. Linda MacRae. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-729-7564. /$22(adv). ●●8:00: Caution Tape Sound Collective. Quintile. Arteaga: Mono, ON; Mermelstein: into a landscape, unrest; Noseworthy: What a Company; Lowrie: Bob Ross After Loss; Murphy-King: Simul. Emilie Gelinas-Noble, viola; Bianca Chambul, bassoon, contrabassoon; Evan Bowen, percussion; Jana Luksts and Marketa Ornova, keyboard and synthesizer. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. -. ●●8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Love, Sex and Brahms. See Mar 16. Also Mar 19(4:00). Ella Fitzgerald’s 100 th Birthday Tribute Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra Sophia Perlman, Vocals March 18 , 8pm ●●8:00: Jazz Performance and Education Centre (JPEC). Darcy Heppner Jazz Orchestra. A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th Birthday. Sophia Perlman, vocals. Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 1-855-985-2787. ; (st). ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Chris Botti. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50. ●●8:00: Scaramella. Tastes: Old and New. Works by F. Couperin le grand, Peter Hannan, Grégoire Jeay and Terri Hron. Terri Hron, recorders; Joëlle Morton, viola da gamba; Katelyn Clark, harpsichord. Victoria College Chapel, 73 Queen’s Park Cr. E. 416-760-8610. -. ●●8:00: TO.U Collective/Music at St. Andrew’s. TO.U Collective Contemporary Music Series. Radulescu: Sonata No.3, Sonata No.6. Stephen Clarke, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. ; (st). Reception following. ●●8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Biber: Requiem. Julia Wedman, violin; Christopher March 16 at 8 pm thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 41

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