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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.

Workshop. Amateur

Workshop. Amateur recorder players are invited to join in the playing of early music. Guest coach: Janos Ungvary. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-597-0485. (non-members). Memberships available. Refreshments. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony. Wilson: Shortcut Home; Langford: Rhapsody for Trombone; Bennet: Suite of Old American Dances; Persichetti: Divertimento for Band; Maslanka: Liberation. Ann-Merrie Leung, trombone; Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York U Gospel Choir. Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Apr 1. ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Tango! Music and Dance. 24 Spadina Rd. 416- 922-2014 x37. ; (member/sr/st). ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Johannes Brahms: Portrait of a Musical Genius. Intermezzi for Solo Piano (selected); Piano Quartet No.1 Op.25; Violin Sonata No.2 in A Op.100; Lieder (selected). Benjamin Bowman, violin; Andrew Burashko, piano; Jethro Marks, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Sarah Slean, singer; and others. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; (arts); (under 30/st). Also Apr 1. ●●8:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. What Happens in Vegas. Songs from Elvis, Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and others; tribute to Count Basie Orchestra. Guests: Etobicoke Swing Orchestra. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. ; free(under 12). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Alejandro Vela. Beethoven: Sonata No.32 in C Minor; Sonata No.14 in C-sharp Minor; J.S. Bach: Overture in the French Style in B Minor. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. -. ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Sky High: New Music for Strings, Harp and Guitar. Omar Daniel: Only the Eagle Flies the Storm; Andrew Staniland: Equations/Constellations; Scott Good: A. Concerts in the GTA Sonata; Yoko Ono: Sky Piece for Jesus Christ. Madawaska Quartet; Rob MacDonald, guitar; Sanya Eng, harp; Sonja Rainey, stage design. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (st/members). FIND OUT MORE AT SPO.CA OR TORONTOCHORALSOCIETY.ORG A NIGHT AT THE OPERA PRESENTED BY THE SCARBOROUGH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND THE TORONTO CHORAL SOCIETY APRIL 1, 2017: 8PM Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien Duo frI., mAr. 31, 8pm KOErNEr HALL prE-CONCErT CHAT 7:15pm TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 WWW.pErfOrmANCE.rCmuSIC.CA ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Concert: Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien. John Cage: Six Melodies; and sonatas by Bach, Brahms, and Schumann. Alina Ibragimova, violin; Cédric Tiberghien, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Pre-concert talk at 7:15. ●●8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts. In Night’s Deep Silence. Classical and Celtic works by Wallace, Ortiz and Piazzolla. Winter’s Eve Trio (Sharlene Wallace, Celtic harp; Joseph Macerollo, accordion; George Koller, double bass). St. Jude’s Anglican Church, 160 William St., Oakville. 905-844-3972. . SALVATION ARMY SCARBOROUGH CITADEL 2021 LAWRENCE AVENUE EAST (AT WARDEN) Toronto Choral Society Saturday April 1 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Genus, Tarantella, Self and Soul, and The Concert. See Mar 29. Also Apr 2(2:00). ●●7:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/ Danceworks Coworks. Niimi’iwe. Margaret Grenier and Karen Jamieson: light breaking broken; the NDN way by Brian Solom Electric Moose. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-531-1402. . Also Mar 30 & 31. ●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. The Mozart Requiem. Mozart: Requiem; Brahms: How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place; Rutter: The Lord Is My Shepherd; Poulenc: Gloria and Laudamus Te; Duruflé: Sanctus and Pie Jesu from Requiem. Shana Brown, soprano; Erin Ronningen, alto; Lance Keiser, tenor; Lawrence Shirkie, baritone; Carl Steinhauser, piano and organ. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. . ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Genus, Tarantella, Self and Soul, and The Concert. See Mar 29. Also Apr 1, 2(all 2:00). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble. McCune: Caveat; Bartók: Folk Suite; Wijeratne: Invisible Cities. TorQ Percussion Quartet; Gillian Mackay conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York U Gospel Choir. Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 31. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Violin Concerto. Cheryl Cooney: Are We Not Drawn Onward, We Few, Drawn Onward to (a) New Era?: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th; Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Brahms Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947). Karen Gomyo, violin; Robert Trevino, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 7. Also Apr 2(mat) at George Weston Recital Hall. ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. In Concert. Dave Gunning, singer/songwriter. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-729- 7564. /$22(adv). ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Johannes Brahms: Portrait of a Musical Genius. Intermezzi for Solo Piano (selected); Piano Quartet No.1 Op.25; Violin Sonata No.2 in A Op.100; Lieder (selected). Benjamin Bowman, violin; Andrew Burashko, piano; Jethro Marks, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Sarah Slean, singer; and others. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; (arts); (under 30/st). Also Mar 31. ●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Violin, Cello and Piano Recital. Rachmaninoff: Sonata for Cello and Piano; Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia for Violin and Cello; An Lun Huang: Piano Trio. Angela Park, piano; Joyce Lai, violin; András Weber, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. A German Requiem. Brahms. Clodagh Earls, soprano; Jeremy Ludwig, baritone; full orchestra and choir. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(under 11 with adult). Also Apr 2(mat). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz: The Art of the Trio. Jason Moran and The Bandwagon; Alexander Brown Trio. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . German Requiem Saturday, April 1/8 pm & Sunday, April 2/3 pm St. Matthews Catholic Church 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra Beethoven Violin Concerto Apr 1 & 2 Karen Gomyo, violin TSO.CA Clodagh Earls, soprano Jeremy Ludwig, baritone Adult , Senior , Student , Child 10 and under FREE www.masterworksofoakville.ca 46 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. A Night at the Opera. Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture; Borodin: Polovetsian Dances; Mozart: Voyager’s Chorus from Idomeneo; Puccini: O mio babbino from Gianni Schicchi; Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino. Toronto Choral Society; Ronald Royer, conductor. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st). Sunday April 2 ●●2:00: Hart House Chorus. Mozart’s Requiem. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 647-774-0755/416-978-2452. Free. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Genus, Tarantella, Self and Soul, and The Concert. See Mar 29. ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Sunday Interludes: Anton Nel. Works by Mozart and Schumann. Anton Nel, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free (ticket required). ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Choral Kaleidoscope. Works by Brahms, Daley, Enns, Fauré and others; Webb: premiere. Men’s Chorus; Women’s Chorus; Mark Ramsay, Elaine Choi and Melissa Lalonde, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. A German Requiem. Brahms. Clodagh Earls, soprano; Jeremy Ludwig, baritone; full orchestra and choir. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Inna Perkis & Boris Zarankin FOUNDERS AND ARTISTIC DIRECTORS SUNDAY APRIL 2, 2017 | 3PM Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(under 11 with adult). Also Apr 1(eve). ●●3:00: Off Centre Music Salon. A Musical Invasion of Paris: The Mighty Four. Michèle Bogdanowicz, Lucia Cesaroni, Lara Dodds- Eden, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin, and others. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 466-1870. ; (sr/st); (young adult); (child). 22 nd Anniversary Season 2016/2017 concerts take place at TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE 427 Bloor Street West A MUSICAL INVASION OF PARIS: THE MIGHTY FOUR featuring Michèle BOGDANOWICZ Lucia CESARONI Lara DODDS-EDEN Peter McGILLIVRAY Inna PERKIS Boris ZARANKIN ●●3:00: Weston Silver Band. Brassapalooza. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866- 908-9090. /(adv); $22(sr)/(adv); (st)/(adv). ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Violin Concerto. Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947). Karen Gomyo, violin; Robert Trevino, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. .25- 0.50. Also Apr 1(7:30, Roy Thomson Hall). ●●3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Mozart by Any Other Name. Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Quartet in C Minor; Rossini: Grand Sonata No.2 in A; Kraus: Quartet Op.1 No.3; Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. ; (sr); (st). On period instruments. ●●3:00: York University Department of Music. York U Wind Symphony. James McDonald/David Lum, conductors. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Organ Music for Lent. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531- 7955. Free. ●●4:00: Church of St. Peter and St. Simonthe-Apostle. Passiontide Concert. Bach: Johannes (St. John) Passion. Choir of St. Peter and Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church; Lenard Whiting, tenor (Evangelist); members of the Canadian Sinfonietta; Robin Davis, conductor. 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923- 8714. ; (sr/st/underwaged). ●●4:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church Choir. Magnificent Mozart. Parry: I Was Glad; Handel: Zadok the Priest; Mozart: Regina Coeli, Ave Verum, Requiem. ESG Choir and Orchestra; Simon Walker, organ; Shawn Grenke, conductor. Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. ; (st). ●●4:00: Gallery 345. Judith Owen In Concert. CD release of Somebody’s Child. Judith Owen, piano and vocals; Leland (Lee) Sklar, bass; Gabriella Swallow, cello; Pedro Sugundo, percussion; and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. . Piano Bravura The New Generation Tony Yike Yang Sunday April 2, 4:00 pm Church of the Holy Trinity http://www.holytrinitytoronto.org/ wp/piano-bravura/ on period instruments Mozart By Any Other Name April 2, 3:00 2016–2017 ConCert SerieS SUndAy, APriL 2 nd At 4 P.m. eSG mASSed CHoir WitH orCHeStrA Featuring Parry’s Psalm 122 ‘i Was Glad’, Handel’s ‘ Zadok the Priest’, and mozart’s ‘regnia Coeli, Ave verum’ and hauntingly beautiful ‘requiem’ Simon WALker, orGAniSt SHAWn Grenke, CondUCtor tiCketS: TO ORDER TICKETS, please call 416.466.6323 offcentremusic.com ●●4:00: Church of the Holy Trinity/Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto. Piano Bravura: The New Generation. Tony Yike Yang, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416- 598-4521. /(adv); /(st/adv). 35 Lytton BLvd., toronto 416.481.1141 www.esgunited.org thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 47

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