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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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Verrette, violin. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. /; .50(under 30). Pre-concert remarks at 7:15. ●●9:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Concert of Gnawa music with the group Marocouleurs. Music of the Maghreb. Khalil Abou Abdelmajid, vocals; Fath Allah Laghrizmi, director. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/st/member). Sunday March 19 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 23(2:00); Mar 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Songmasters: English Song Treasures. English songs from the British Isles. Jason Howard, baritone; Andrew Haji, tenor. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. . ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Electroacoustic Music Concerts. Works by Ciamaga, Staniland, Viñao and Davidovsky; Dennis and Barbara Patrick: L’adesso infinito for organ, projections and four-channel sound. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also 5:00. ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Spring Opera Production: Imeneo. See Mar 16. ●●3:00: Great Hall. And It Was Good. Phantasmagoria Quartet. 1087 Queen St. W. 416- 792-1268. /(adv). ●●3:00: Hart House Singers. In Concert. Beethoven: Mass in C Op.86. Orchestra and soloists; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. Donations to U of T Foodbank welcome. ●●3:00: Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. Fantasia 1700. Italian stil moderno to German phantasticus, performed with art projections. Works by Castello, Pandolfi, Biber and Schmeltzer. Rezan Onen-Lapointe, baroque violin; David Podgorski, harpsichord; Rebecca Morton, baroque cello; Benjamin Stein, theorbo; John Ens, curator. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 647-206- 0353. /(adv); (child). ●●3:00: York University Department of Music. Carmina Burana. Orff. York University Concert, Chamber and Men’s Choirs; Lisette Canton, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●3:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Organ Benefit Concert. Guest organists and featuring solos by St. Anne’s choral scholars. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. PWYC. ●●4:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. Mark Eisenman Trio. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Love, Sex and Brahms. See Mar 16. ●●5:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Electroacoustic Music Concerts. Stockhausen: Kontakte; Chowning: Turenas; Debussy: Afternoon of a Faun (arr. Tomita). Radka Hanáková, piano; Jonathan Smith, percussion. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also 2:30. A. Concerts in the GTA Monday March 20 ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●7:00: Gallery 345. Masters of the Baroque Violin. J.S. Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G Minor; Partita No. 1 in B Minor; Sonata No. 2 in A Minor; Partita No. 2 in D Minor; Sonata No. 3 in C; Partita No. 3 in E. Julia Wedman, Michelle Odorico, Patricia Ahern, Valerie Gordon, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith and Aisslinn Nossky, violins. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. -. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Roy Patterson/Lorne Lofsky/Mark Eisenman, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. Tuesday March 21 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Highlights from Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky; new works from Canadian choreographers. Ballet Jörgen. 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. ●●12:10: Trinity College Chapel. Bach Organ Recital. Bach: Toccata in F; Sonata No.2 in C Minor; These Are the Holy Ten Commandments; Passacaglia in C Minor. John Tuttle, organ and choirmaster. Trinity College Chapel, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-978-3611. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal Ensemble. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Artie Roth/Anthony Michelli/Kelly Jefferson, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. Wednesday March 22 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Organ Recital. Imre Olah, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Spring into Jazz! Jazz, folk, pop and contemporary vocal arrangements. Humber Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Lisa Martinelli, conductor. 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. ●●7:30: Westwood Concerts. From the Black Sea to Paris. Works by Bartók, Milhaud, Khachaturian and Cardy; Armenian folk music. Rebekah Wolkstein, violin; Michael Westwood, clarinet; Shoshanna Telner, piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Kevin Turcotte/Jim Vivian/Frank Falco, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. ●●8:00: Rose Theatre. Glenn Miller Orchestra. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. and up. ●●8:00: Showone Productions. In Recital: Dmitry Masleev. Rachmaninoff: Préludes and Études-Tableaux; Liszt: Totentanz; works by Beethoven, Scarlatti and Prokofiev. Dmitry Masleev, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -; -(sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Symphony 6. Kati Agócs: A Hero’s Welcome: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th; Sibelius: Suite from The Tempest: Magnus Lindberg: Accused: Three Interrogations for Soprano and Orchestra (North American premiere); Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F “Pastoral.” Anu Komsi, soprano; Hannu Lintu, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Mar 23. Thursday March 23 ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Joseph Johnson, Cello. Bach: Suite No.3 in C; Britten: Suite No.3. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 408-0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal Ensembles. Richard Whiteman, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. ●●1:00: Charm of Finches. Out and About. Music for flute ensemble. Works by Saint- Saëns, Pascual, Hétu, Beach, Charke and others. Laura Chambers, Tristan Durie, Terry Lim, Amelia Lyon and Dakota Martin, assorted flutes. Port Credit Library, 20 Lakeshore Rd E., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. Free. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 23, 24(all 7:30). ●●6:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Choirs. Mim Adams, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. Also Mar 24(7:30). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. UTJO, 11 O’Clock Jazz Orchestra and John LaBarbera. Gordon Foote and Noam univox presents Lemish, directors; guest: John LaBarbera, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: York U Jazz Orchestra. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459- 0701. Free. Jazz Festival runs Mar 20 to 23. Great Artist Music Series presents Janina Fialkowska, piano Thurs., March 23, 8pm auroraculturalcentre.ca 905 713-1818 ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great Artist Music Series. Works by Chopin. Janina Fialkowska, piano. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905- 713-1818. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Marc-André Hamelin. Music TORONTO Marc-André Hamelin March 23 at 8 pm Dallas Bergen Conductor March 25, 8pm Christ Church Deer Park univoxchoir.org/tickets / (sr, st, adv) 42 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Haydn: Sonata in C Hob.XVI:48; Feinberg: Sonata No.2 in A Minor Op.2; Feinberg: Sonata No.1 in A Op.1; Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor Op.57 “Appassionata;” Scriabin: Sonata No.7 Op.64 “White Mass;” Chopin: Sonata No.2 in B-flat Minor Op.35. Marc-André Hamelin, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. , (st). Karina Gauvin image credit: Michael Slobodian THE BAROQUE DIVA Featuring Karina Gauvin, soprano and Guest Director Rodolfo Richter, violin Mar 23–26, Koerner Hall (416) 408-0208 tafelmusik.org ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Baroque Diva. Opera arias by Handel; Vivaldi: motet; Telemann: Concerto in A “The Frog;” C. Labadie: world premiere; and other works. Guests: Karina Gauvin, soprano; Rodolfo Richter, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; and up(sr); and up(under 36). Also Mar 24, 25, 26(mat). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Symphony 6. Sibelius: Suite from The Tempest: Magnus Lindberg: Accused: Three Interrogations for Soprano and Orchestra (North American premiere); Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F “Pastoral.” Anu Komsi, soprano; Hannu Lintu, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. From .75. Also Mar 22. Beethoven Symphony 6 Mar 22 & 23 Hannu Lintu, conductor TSO.CA Friday March 24 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Sacred music by Byrd, Pärt and Muhly. University of Toronto Faculty of Music woodwind students. 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: Music on Main. Organ Recital. Works by Saint-Saëns, Vierne, Messiaen, Langlais, Dupré and Marchand. Thomas Bell, organ. Calvary Baptist Church, 72 Main St. 416- 691-4271. . Refreshments follow. Also Mar 26(St. Paul’s Bloor Street)(mat). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio. See Mar 11. ●●8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. A Time for Praise: Music to Uplift the Spirit. Vaughan Williams: Antiphon (Let All the World in Every Corner Sing); Watson Henderson: Make Me a World; Pachelbel: Singet dem Herrn; Finzi: My Spirit Sang All Day; and other works. Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-971- 9229. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Trio Masterpieces. Mozart: Trio in E-flat for Clarinet, Viola and Piano; Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano; Bruch: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano. James Shields, clarinet; Keith Hamm, viola; Peter Longworth, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. -. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Baroque Diva. See Mar 23. Also Mar 25, 26(mat). ●●8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Vocalis and Instrumentalis Masters/ DMA Series. Victoria Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●9:00: Snaggle. Snarky Puppy Tribute. Snaggle; Brownman Ali, trumpet. Mây Cafe, 876 Dundas St. W. 416-389-2643. . Saturday March 25 ●●2:00 and 4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. How the Gimquat Found Her Song. Platypus Theatre, actors; Georgia Lin, soprano; Martin MacDonald, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .50- .75. Also at 4:00. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Scarborough. Spring Awakening: Roots and Traditions. Holst: Second Suite in F; Boyce: Symphony No.1; Folk Song: The Water Is Wide. UTSC’s Concert Band, Concert Choir, and String Orchestra. University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AC223, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769. Free. ●●7:30: Chorus York. Spring Sing. Stephane Potvin, artistic director; Krista Rhodes, accompanist. St. Matthew’s United Church, DENIS MASTROMONACO MUSIC DIRECTOR & C O N D U C T O R 333 Crosby Ave., Richmond Hill. 905-884- 7922. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar 26 (Thornhill). ●●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Counterpoint in Nature. Rossini: Overture to L’italiana in Algeri; Dvořák: Symphony No.8; Raum: Sherwood Legend. Chris Gongos, horn. Music To Uplift the Spirit Friday, March 24, 2017, 8pm Featuring music ranging from William Byrd (Sing Joyfully) to Moses Hogan (I’m gonna sing with the spirit). Join us for an evening of joyful music making that will delight you! 383 Huron Street, Toronto 416-971-9229 www.exultate.net an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario MSOMasterwks thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 43

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