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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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●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Overdrive ●●8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Overdrive. Adès: Violin Concerto (Concentric Paths); Honegger: Pacific 231; Mosolov: The Iron Foundry; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Harman: Blur. Véronique Mathieu, violin; Alex Pauk, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. - ; -(sr); $22-(under 30); -(st). Monday April 3 ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Instrumental Masterclass in Concert. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Brass Chamber Ensembles Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408- 0208. Free. A. Concerts in the GTA Sunday April 2 2017 8pm Concert Koerner Hall ESPRIT ORCHESTRA espritorchestra.com NEW ALBUM OUT 3/3/17 Tuesday April 4 ●●9:00am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Annual High School Choral Festival. Local high school choirs and U of T choral faculty; Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chamber Choir, members of Young Voices Toronto. Mac- Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Choirs sing from 9:00 to noon and 1:00 to 3:00. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Partita Perfection. Ysaÿe: Ballade; Bach/Harman: Partitas. Mark Fewer, violin. 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: Omar Ho, Clarinet. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. gamUT: Contemporary Music Ensemble. Wallace Halladay, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Wednesday April 5 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Piano Panache. Bach: Toccata in C Minor; Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor. Rossina Grieco, 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. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Organ Recital. Joshua Ehlebracht, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: Tafelmusik. Bach: Keeping it in the Family. J.S. Bach: Ouverture BWV 194A, reconst. by A. Bernardini; Concerto for violin in E Major, BWV 1042; C.P.E. Bach: Concerto for oboe in E-flat Major, W1. 165; W.F. Bach: Sinfonia in F Major, Fk 67; Telemann: Orchestral suite in D Minor, TWV 55:d3. Guest directors: Alfredo Bernardini, oboe and Cecilia JUDITH OWEN Featuring Legendary LELAND SKLAR (Bass) PEDRO SEGUNDO (PERCUSSION) GABRIELLA SWALLOW (CELLO) LIZZIE BALL (VIOLIN) GALLERY 345 345 SORAUREN AVE #3, TORONTO, ON APRIL 2ND 4PM | SHOW SOMEBODY’S CHILD debuted in Toronto on JUDITHOWEN.NET OFFICIALJUDITHOWEN JUDITHOWEN JUDITHOWENMUSIC Photo: Matthew Becker BACH: KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY Directed by Alfredo Bernardini, oboe, and Cecilia Bernardini, violin April 5-9, Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (416) 964-6337 tafelmusik.org Bernardini, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -. Also April 6,7,8 (8:00pm) and April 9(3:30pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Guitar Orchestra Concert. Jeffrey McFadden, conductor. Art Museum of U of T, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-408-0208. Free. Thursday April 6 ●●12:00 noon: Adam Sherkin/Steinway Piano Gallery. Chopin: Poetic Jest II. Chopin: Scherzo No.3 Op.39; Scherzo No.4 Op.54​ ; Sherkin: Tagish Fires; Somers: Strangeness of Heart; Three Sonnets. Adam Sherkin, piano. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Bluma Appel Lobby, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. Free. ●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. Monthly Concert. Big band, swing, jazz and film scores. John Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910 or 647-287- 5390. . First Thursday of each month. Refreshments available or bring your lunch. ●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. Music in the Afternoon. Works by Beethoven, Caroline Shaw, Webern and Mendelssohn. Aizuri Quartet (Miho Saegusa, violin; Ariana Kim, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Karen Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Music in the Afternoon AIZURI QUARTET violins, viola, cello Thursday, April 6, 1.30 p.m. Tickets 416-923-7052 www.wmct.on.ca Ouzounian, cello). Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. . ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Concert Orchestra. Paul Widner, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach: Keeping it in the Family. See April 5, (7:00pm); Also April 7,8 (8:00pm) and April 9(3:30pm). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler: Symphony 10. William Rowson: Fanfare: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th (World premiere/ TSO co-commission); Schumann: Cello Concerto; Mahler/Cooke: Symphony No.10. Joseph Johnson, cello; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Apr 7(7:30). Friday April 7 ●●12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Noon Hour Concerts: Spirituals, Blues, Jazz and Classics. Nathaniel Dett Chorale; Andrew Adair, organ; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. First-come, firstserved seating. ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Andrew Fu, piano. 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: Leaside United Church. An Anniversary Celebration. 60th Anniversary of the Pipe Organ and Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Chancel Choir; Cynda Fleming, trumpet; William Maddox, organ; Sharon Beckstead, music director. 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425- 1253. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler: Symphony 10. Schumann: Cello Concerto; Mahler/Cooke: Symphony No.10. Joseph Johnson, cello; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375. .75-8. Also Apr 6(8:00). ●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. Toronto Taiko Tales. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas 48 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents III: Castle If + Laura Swankey. Joe Strutt, curator. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (st/ members). ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. John Sheard Presents Lynn Miles. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. RCO and Opera Concert. Korngold: Violin Concerto in D; Kelly- Marie Murphy: A Thousand Natural Shocks; R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben. Jennifer Murphy, violin; Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Bramwell Tovey, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . 6:45: Prelude recital. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach: Keeping it in the Family. See April 5, (7:00pm); Also April 8 (8:00pm) and April 9(3:30pm). B. Concerts Beyond the GTA ●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Distant Light. Evangelista: Spanish Airs; Vasks: Violin Concerto “Distant Light;” R. Strauss: Metamorphosen. Andréa Tyniec, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-499-0403. ; (sr); (st). St. E. 416-651-4227. ; (sr/st). Also Apr 8(2:00 and 8:00); Apr 9(2:00). 20 TH ANNUAL FREE NOON HOUR CHOIR & ORGAN CONCERTS IN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Belleville, Cambridge, Cobourg, Fergus, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Peterborough, Port Hope, St. Catharines, Stratford, Waterloo, Welland. Wednesday March 1 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Catherine Robbin with Music Students of York University. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●7:00: Stratford Concert Band. 1 Bandarama 2017. Guests: Bands from area high schools. Northwestern Secondary School, 428 Forman Ave., Stratford. 519- 301-2516. Admission by donation to The Local Community Food Centre. Thursday March 2 ●●7:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Western Performs! Concert Series: Jazz Ensemble. Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St. E., London. 519-661-3767. Free. Friday March 3 ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series: What Is a Song? Dr. Marc Neufeld, composer; Gabrielle Heidinger Baerg, mezzo; Ted Baerg, baritone; and Daniel Baerg, percussion. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Ensemble Series: Cecilia String Quartet. Purcell (arr. Britten): Chacony in G; Rubbra: Amoretti for tenor and string quartet Op.43; Mozetich: On the Beach at Night; Schubert: String Quartet D810 “Death and the Maiden.” Guest: Lawrence Wiliford, tenor. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. - ; -(faculty/staff); (st). ●●8:00: Jeffery Concerts. Simon Aldrich, Clarinet and Janelle Fung, Piano. Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances; Mahler: Five Lieder; Glick: Suite Hébraïque; Guastavino: Cantilène; Brahms: Sonata in F Minor Op.120 No.1; and other works. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800. ; (sr); (st). Saturday March 4 ●●3:00: 5 at the First Chamber Music Series. Sound the Trumpet...and Violin! Works by Biber, Barnes, Ewazen and Piazzolla. Bethany Bergman, violin; Michael Fedyshyn, trumpet; Angela Park, piano; Rachel Mercer, cello. First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton. 905-399-5125. ; (sr); (st/unwaged); free(under 12). ●●7:30: Acoustic Muse Concerts. RPR: The Big Voices from Tanglefoot. Jack Richardson Ballroom, London Music Hall of Fame, 182 Dundas St., London. 519-432-1107. /(adv). ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. The Magic of Mozart. Mozart: Symphony No. 29; Concerto for Flute and Harp. Kaili Maimets, flute; Andrew Chan, harp. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. . ●●7:30: Chorus Niagara. The Farthest Shore: A Celtic Celebration. Paul Mealor: The Farthest Shore. Guests: Chorus Niagara Children’s Choir; Airfid Celtic Ensemble; Flohertyh De Menezes Academy Irish Dancers. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 1-855-515-0722 or 905-688- 5550 x0722. ; (sr); (under 30); (st); (child) (high school). ●●7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Bellows and Brass. Works by Gabrieli, Schütz, Halley, Gilliland and others. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Brass Quintet; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 49 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-6885. . ●●8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Mid-Winter Songs. Esenvalds: Northern Lights; Lauridsen: Mid-Winters Songs; Mechem: Earth My Song; Donkin: This Fragile Web; L. Enns: I Saw Eternity. Lance Ouellette, violin; Catherine Robertson, piano. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-725-7549. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGO). Also Mar 5(mat; Waterloo). Sunday March 5 ●●2:00: Chamber Music Hamilton. Trio con Brio Copenhagen. Sven-David Sandstrom: 4 pieces; Schumann: Piano Trio in G Minor Op.110; Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat Op.99. Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St. W., Hamilton. 905-525-7429. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Studies in Motion 2017: Dance Showcase. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. . ●●2:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Jazz Ensemble Concert: Traditions. Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 Colborne St., London. 519-661- 3767. Member and non-member pricing. ●●3:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Mid-Winter Songs. Esenvalds: Northern Lights; Lauridsen: Mid-Winters Songs; Mechem: Earth My Song; Donkin: This Fragile Web; L. Enns: I Saw Eternity. Lance Ouellette, violin; Catherine Robertson, piano. St. John’s Lutheran (Waterloo), 22 Willow St., Waterloo. 519-725- 7549. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGO). Also Mar 4(eve; Kitchener). ●●3:00: Musicata - Hamilton’s Voices. Tales of the Unconscious. Musicata; Mike Murley, saxophone; Chris Pruden, piano; Andrew Downing, bass; Roger Burgs, conductor. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-628- 5238. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Preconcert talk at 2:30. ●●3:00: Wellington Winds. In the European Tradition. Guilmant: Morceau symphonique for Trombone; Mahler: Symphony No.3 1st mvt (transcription); works by Mendelssohn, Tull and Arnold. Rachel Thomas, trombone; Daniel Warren, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church (Waterloo), 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-669-1327. ; (sr); free(st). Also Mar 12(Kitchener). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Mozart’s “Great” Quartets Concert 1. Mozart: Quartets K387, K458 and K465. Aviv String Quartet. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Tuesday March 7 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Walker String Quartet: Vera Alekseeva and Anna Hughes, violins; Andrée Simard, viola; Gordon Cleland, cello. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free. ●●8:00: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Mouse on the Keys. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Robertson Theatre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688- 0722. . Standing general admission. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Mozart’s “Great” Quartets Concert 2. Mozart: Quartets K421, K499, K589 and K575. Aviv String Quartet. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). 5 at the First — PRESENTS — Sound the Trumpet … and Violin! SAT MARCH 4, 3PM Hamilton WWW.5ATTHEFIRST.COM thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 49

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