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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.

B. Concerts Beyond the

B. Concerts Beyond the GTA Wednesday March 8 ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Noon Hour Concerts: Cello and Piano, Russian Style. Sonatas by Prokofiev and Schnittke. Chiharu Iinuma, piano; Thomas Wiebe, cello. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free. ●●2:30: Seniors Serenade. Music for Springtime. Karina Bray, soprano; Ryan Harper, tenor; William Shookhoff, piano. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: tea and goodies . ●●8:00: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. Music Ed Plus Chamber Music Ensembles. Jazz standards and old favourites, as well as classical chamber music. Student jazz and chamber ensembles. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free. Thursday March 9 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Mozart’s “Great” Quartets Concert 3. Mozart: Quartets K428, 464 and 590. Aviv String Quartet. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Friday March 10 ●●7:30: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. Encore! Professional Concert Series: Anagnoson and Kinton. Anagnoson and Kinton, piano duo. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr/st); (child); (eyeGo). ●●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. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 416-532-3019. Price TBA. Also Mar 9(Toronto). ●●8:00: Music by Daly Entertainment. Winter Concert Series: St. Paddy’s Shin Dig with Mystic. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. 519-273-3424. . Contact Revival House for dinner reservations. Proceeds support United Way Perth-Huron. Saturday March 11 ●●2:00: King Edward Choir. Petite Messe Solennelle. Rossini. Lesley Bouza, Alexandra Asher, Michael Nyby and Ernesto Ramírez, vocal solos; Dan McCoy, harmonium; Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano; Floydd Ricketts, conductor. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-305-6797. ; (st). Also 7:30. ●●4:30: Fran Harkness. Birthday Concert for David Cameron. Michael Capon, Holly Gwynne-Timothy, Fran Harkness and others. St. George’s Cathedral Great Hall, 129 Wellington St., Kingston. 613-549-7125. Admission by monetary or non-perishable food donation to Lunch by George. Reception follows. ●●7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Sibelius Seven. Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam of Benjamin Britten; Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste; Lau: Voices of Time - A Portrait of Lake Moraine; Sibelius: Symphony No.7. Gemma New, conductor. Hamilton Place, 10 MacNab St. S., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -. 6:30: Pre-concert talk. ●●7:30: King Edward Choir. Petite Messe Solennelle. Rossini. Lesley Bouza, Alexandra Asher, Michael Nyby and Ernesto Ramírez, vocal solos; Dan McCoy, harmonium; Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano; Floydd Ricketts, conductor. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-305-6797. ; (st). Also 2:00. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Guitar Recital. Pachelbel: Lute Suite in E Minor; Matiegka/Haydn: Sonata Op.23; Ginastera: Sonata Op.47; Leisner: Labyrinths; Villa-Lobos: Études Nos.7-12. David Leisner, guitar. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Sunday March 12 ●●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. Grandview Baptist Church, 250 Old Chicopee Dr., Kitchener. 519-669-1327. ; (sr); free(st). Also Mar 5(Waterloo). ●●6:00: INNERchamber Concerts. The Rush. Marek Norman: Wanderlust Dance Suite; Piazzolla: The Seasons; Turina: Trio No.2. Factory Arts Ensemble; Neesa Kenemy, dancer. Factory 163, 163 King St., Stratford. 519-271- 5140. ; (st). ●●7:00: Guitar Hamilton. David Leisner. Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, 126 James St. S, Hamilton. 905-807-4792. ; (st). ●●7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Clan Hannigan. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. 519-473-2099. /(adv). Tuesday March 14 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Piano and guitar students. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Recital. Hummel: 24 Grandes Études; Brahms: Waltzes Op. 39; Shostakovich: two preludes and fugues. Shoshana Telner, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday March 15 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. Daniel Webb, organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Noon Hour Concerts: Birdwatching. A mix of classical and popular music. Licorice Allsorts Clarinet Quartet. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free. Thursday March 16 ●●8:00: Bill Craig. Irish Entertainer Bill Craig @ Molly Bloom’s. Molly Bloom’s Irish Pub, 26 Brunswick St., Stratford. 519-271-2778. No cover. Saturday March 18 ●●11:00am: CFUW Belleville and District and Belleville Public Library. The Great Rhythmobile Adventure (ages 3-6). Humourous, educational and interactive experience for children. Bruno Roy and Marton Maderspach, percussion (Jeunesses Musicales Canada). Belleville Public Library, Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. 613-968-9382 or 613-967-1415. ; free(under 2 y.o.). Also 1:30 (ages 7-12). Free refreshments. ●●1:30: CFUW Belleville and District and Belleville Public Library. The Great Rhythmobile Adventure (ages 7-12). Humourous, educational and interactive experience for children. Bruno Roy and Marton Maderspach, percussion (Jeunesses Musicales Canada). Belleville Public Library, Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. 613-968-9382 or 613-967-1415. ; free(under 2 y.o.). Also 11:00am (ages 3-6). Free refreshments. ●●3:30: Kingston Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Community of Organists Concert. Organ scholarship students and organists from Kingston area churches. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kingston), 130 Clergy St. E., Kingston. 613- 546-6316. Free. Donations accepted toward organ scholarship program. ●●4:00: Hammer Baroque. Fantasia 1700. Featuring art projections curated by Toronto artist John Ens. Rezonance Baroque Ensemble; Rezan Onen-Lapointe; baroque violin; David Podgorski, harpsichord; Rebecca Morton, baroque cello; Benjamin Stein, theorbo. St. John the Evangelist Church (Hamilton), 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-522- 0602. . ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Jazz Series: The Big Band Sound - John McLeod and His Rex Hotel Orchestra. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613- 533-2424. -; -(faculty/staff); (st). ●●7:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. String Theory. Barber: Adagio for Strings; Brahms: Violin Concerto; Morawetz: Serenade for Strings; Beethoven: Symphony No.1. Jonathan Crow, violin; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st); (child); (eyeGO). Also Mar 19(2:30). Sunday March 19 ●●2:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Piano Series: Marc-André Hamelin. Haydn: Sonata in C Hob.XVI:48; Feinberg: Sonata No.2 in A Minor Op.2, Sonata No.1 in A Op.1; Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor Op.57 “Appassionata.” 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. -; -(faculty/ staff); (st). ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. String Theory. Barber: Adagio for Strings; Brahms: Violin Concerto; Morawetz: Serenade for Strings; Beethoven: Symphony No.1. Jonathan Crow, violin; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st); (child); (eyeGO). Also Mar 18(7:30). Les AMIS Concert Scott St. John March 19 at 3 pm St. Peter’s, Cobourg ●●3:00: Les Amis. In Concert. Works by Vivaldi, Pepa and Bach. Scott St. John, violin; Erika Crinó, piano; members of the Canadian Sinfonietta. St. Peter’s Anglican Church (Cobourg), 240 College St., Cobourg. 905- 372-2210. /(adv); /(st/adv). ●●4:30: Music At St. Thomas’. Choir of Men and Boys from Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa. Matthew Larkin, conductor. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church (Belleville), 201 Church St., Belleville. 613-962-3636. PWYC. Tuesday March 21 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Instrumental students. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Solo Bach I. Bach: Partita No.2 in D Minor, Partita No.3 in E, Sonata No.2 in A Minor. Movses Pogossian, violin. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday March 22 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Recital. Bach: French Suite No.4, Toccatas in D Minor and G Minor; @ QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY Marc-André Hamelin Haydn, Beethoven, Feinberg, Brahms & Ravel Sun, Mar 19, 2:30 PM theisabel.ca 50 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Beethoven: Sonata No.17 “Tempest;” Mennin: Piano Sonata. Peter Vinograde, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Thursday March 23 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Solo Bach II. Bach: Sonatas No.1 in G Minor and No.3 in C, Partita No.1 in B Minor. Movses Pogossian, violin. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). Friday March 24 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Beethoven’s Fifth. Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino; Estacio: Trumpet Concerto (premiere); Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor. Larry Larson, trumpet; Michael Christie, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 25. Saturday March 25 ●●2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. How Harmony Happens. Interactive concert. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519- 745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). 1:15: Pre-concert activities (free with concert ticket). ●●7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Immortal Bach. Works by J.S. Bach, J.C. Bach, J.L. Bach, Mendelssohn and Nystedt. Grand Philharmonic Chamber Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-578- 6885. . ●●7:30: Lyrica Chamber Choir of Barrie. Exquisite Rheinberger. Rheinberger: Missa (St. Crucis) Op.151; Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs. Steve Winfield, conductor; Brent Mayhew, piano. Burton Avenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave., Barrie. 705-722-0271. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. A Life’s Work. Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1; Schubert: Symphony No.4; Beethoven: Egmont Overture. Janina Fialkowska, piano; Michael Newnham, conductor. Showplace Performance Centre, 290 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-742-7469. -.50; (st). Welland-Port Colborne Concert Association Presents Ensemble Vivant MARCH 25 CENTENNIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL Welland, Ontario ●●7:30: Welland-Port Colborne Concert Association. Ensemble Vivant. Jazzinfused styles from Latin to ragtime to the Great American Songbook. Dr. J. M. Ennis Auditorium, Centennial Secondary School, 240 Thorold Rd. W., Welland. 905-658- 9983. Admission included in association membership. ●●7:30: Stratford Concert Choir. Concert III: Elijah. Mendelssohn. Catharine Sadler, soprano; Anna Tamm Relyea, alto; Mathias Memmel, tenor; Gary Relyea, bass; Ian Sadler, conductor. St. James Anglican Church (Stratford), 6 Hamilton St., Stratford. 519-393- 6879. /(adv). ●●8:00: Jeffery Concerts. In Concert. Program to be announced. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Beethoven’s Fifth. Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino; Estacio: Trumpet Concerto (premiere); Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor. Larry Larson, trumpet; Michael Christie, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 24. Sunday March 26 ●●4:00: Folk Under the Clock. Lennie Gallant. Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough. 705-742- 9425 or 705-749-1146. ; (st). Monday March 27 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Chamber Music Recital. Kurtág: Kafka Fragments. Movses Pogossian, violin; Tony Arnold, soprano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Tuesday March 28 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Voice students. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free. ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Human Rights Arts Festival: Songs of Sovereignty. Indigenous Music of Today. L’Hirondelle, selections from Why the Caged Bird Sings and Singing Land projects; Newman, works by Cusson, Croall, and Newman; Dutcher: Lintuwakon ciw Mehcinut; Pomok naka Poktoinskwes; Honour Song; Lintuwakon ‘ciw Oqiton. Cheryl L’Hirondelle,vocal artist with Adam Saifer, guitar; Marion Newman, mezzo, with Gregory Oh, piano; Jeremy Dutcher, tenor. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613- 533-2424. Student - Faculty/Staff ; (faculty/staff); (st). Wednesday March 29 @ QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY Measha Brueggergosman Songs of Freedom Wed, Mar 29, 7:30 PM theisabel.ca ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Human Rights Arts Festival: Measha Brueggergosman - Songs of Freedom. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. - ; -(faculty/staff); -(st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Chamber Music Recital. Daniel: String quintet for guitar and quartet; Good: new work for harp and string quartet; Staniland: new duo for guitar and harp. Madawaska Quartet; Rob MacDonald, guitar; Sanya Eng, harp. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Friday March 31 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. Screening of Chaplin’s film Modern Times with orchestral score performance. Timothy Brock, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Apr 1. Saturday April 1 ●●1:00 and 3:30: Academy Ballet Classique/ Slant. River Flow: Confluence of Music, Words, and Dance. Interdisciplinary work celebrating rivers. Bloomfield: River Flow (world premiere). Slant: Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; Tilly Kooyman, bass clarinet; Owen Bloomfield, piano; Rae Crossman, speaker; students from Academy Ballet Classique; guests: Mateo Galindo Torres and Clara Isley, dancers; Michele Hopkins, choreographer. Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St., Cambridge. 519-339-9150. ; (under 13). Cash only at door. Also at 3:30. ●●7:00: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Classical Connections. Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir. Guests: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Youth Orchestra; Joseph Gaucho, conductor. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 22 Willow St., Waterloo. 519-578-6885. . ●●7:30: Guelph Chamber Choir. Bach’s St. John Passion. Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Jennifer Enns-Modolo, alto; James McLean, tenor (Evangelist); Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone (Jesus); Gordon Burnett, baritone (Pilate, Peter); Orchestra Viva; Gerald Neufeld, conductor. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ; (st/under 31); (under 15/eyeGO). Sung in English. On period instruments. Infants not admitted. 6:30: pre-concert talk with John Buttars. ●●7:30: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. Viva Voce! Choral Series: Finale. Brock University Choirs, Brock Music Alumni. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr/st); (eyeGo). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. Screening of Chaplin’s film Modern Times with orchestral score performance. Timothy Brock, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 31. Sunday April 2 ●●3:00: Elora Festival Singers. Bach Motets. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Fergus), 760 St. David St. N., Fergus. 519-846-0331. ; (st); (child). ●●3:30: Hamilton Cello Extravaganza. Cello Extravanganza IV. Treasa Levasseur, host; VC2. First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton. 905-399- 5125. . ●●4:00: Oriana Singers of Northumberland. Requiem and Rebirth. Rutter: Requiem; and other choral works. Guests: La Movida Chamber Choir of Toronto. St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 131 Walton St., Port Hope. 613-392- 7423. ; $22(sr/adv); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Shostakovich Quartets 1. Shostakovich: Quartets Nos. 1-3. Lafayette String Quartet. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Tuesday April 4 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Piano RIVER FLOW: Confluence of Music, Words, and Dance. An interdisciplinary work celebrating rivers. April 1, 1pm and 3:30pm Cambridge SlanT-arts.com thewholenote.com March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 51

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