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Volume 23 Issue 5 - February 2018

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Elmer Iseler Singers

Elmer Iseler Singers Lydia Adams, Conductor and Artistic Director CANZONA THE MUSIC SPEAKS BRAHMS & HINDEMITH QUINTETS FOR CLARINET AND STRING QUARTET Jessica Tong & Csaba Koczo, violins | Rory McLeod , viola | Robin Howe, cello | Jonathan Krehm, clarinets Hindemith’s Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet Op.30 Brahms’ Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in B minor Op.115 Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm Eglinton St. George’s United Church David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize winning “The Little Match Girl Passion” and The Fauré Requiem For details and tickets, call: (416) 217-0537 visit: www.elmeriselersingers.com 2017-18 CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES ON TORONTO ISLAND SUN. FEB. 25, 2pm Brunch at 12:30pm St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church IN THE CITY MON. FEB. 26, 7:30pm St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John Street, Toronto /(adv); (st); (st adv). Also Feb 25(Hamilton). ●●8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. Songs from the Shed. Randall Thompson: Alleluia; works by Eleanor Daley, R. Murray Schafer, Ruth Moody, Stephen Chatman, and Ruth Watson Henderson. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/ under 35); (st). ●●8:00: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Pepperland. A unique tribute to The Beatles, accompanied live by a chamber music ensemble of voice, soprano saxophone, two keyboards, theremin and percussion. Mark Morris Dance Group. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669 or 416-916-7878. -5. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel Alexander’s Feast. Handel: Alexander’s Feast, or The Power of Music. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Thomas Hobbs, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Julia Seager-Scott, harp; Charlotte Nediger, organ; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. - 6. 7pm: pre-concert chat. ●●8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Idan Raichel: Piano Songs. 5040 Yonge St., North York. 1-855-872-7669 or 416-916-7878. -. Sunday February 25 ●●10:30am: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Tremendous Tallis. Choral eucharist featuring several beautiful motets by Thomas Tallis. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. Quintets for Clarinet and Strings by Brahms and Hindemith. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b Op.115; Hindemith: Clarinet Quintet Op.30. Jonathan Krehm, clarinet; Csaba Koczo, violin; Jessica Tong, violin; Rory McLeod, viola; Robin Howe, cello. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Cibola Ave., Toronto Island. 416- 822-0613. ; (brunch & concert). Also Feb 26(7:30pm, St. George the Martyr Anglican Church). ●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Inspired by Levant. Abou-Khalil: Arabian Waltz; Glazunov: Rêverie orientale; Golijov: Levante; Gurdjieff: Armenian Song, Sayyid Song and Dance No.29, Sayyid Song and Dance No.10; Farah: Ah ya Zayn; and other works. A. Concerts in the GTA Guests: Lara St. John, violin; Serouj Kradjian, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (under 31); (st). Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra Romantica Lalo “Symphonie espagnole” Borodin “Symphony #2” Artur Chakhmakhchyan, violin David Fallis, conductor Sunday February 25, 3:00 PM www.gtpo.ca ●●3:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Romantica. Lalo: Symphonie espagnole; Borodin: Second Symphony. Artur Chakhmakhchyan, violin; David Fallis, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-238-0015. ; (sr); (st). ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Handel Alexander’s Feast. Handel: Alexander’s Feast, or The Power of Music. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Thomas Hobbs, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Julia Seager-Scott, harp; Charlotte Nediger, organ; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -6. 2:30pm: pre-concert chat. ●●4:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. The Little Match Girl Passion. Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion; Fauré: Requiem. Lydia Adams, conductor; Shawn Grenke, organ; and guest soloists. Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st). ●●4:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Rainbows and Icicles. Music from movie favourites. Rainbows and Icicles Featuring popular children’s music UPCOMING CONCERTS: FEB 25/26, MAR 18/19, APR 15/16, MAY 27/28 SINGLE CONCERT TICKETS with brunch (Island concerts only): reservations@canzona.org 416-822-0613 FEBRUARY 25, 2018 • 3PM amiciensemble.com Sun. Feb 25 4PM torontochildrenschorus.com 50 | February 1 - March 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

TCC’s Preparatory, Training Choirs and Chorealis ensembles. North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 17 Broadway Ave. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st); (child). ●●4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. Music for Troubled Times. Schubert: Mass in G; Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass. Lesley Bouza, soprano; Danielle MacMillan, mezzo; Stephen McClare, tenor; Michael Nyvy, baritone; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Guests: Talisker Players Orchestra. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-444-7863. . Marie Berard – Teng Li – Winona Zelenka SUN. FEB. 25 @ GALLERY 345 www.NewMusicConcerts.com ●●8:00: Gallery 345/New Music Concerts. Trio Arkel. Works by Saariaho, Penderecki, Rolfe and Schoenberg. Marie Bérard, violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts workers); (st). Cash only. 6:30: screening of My War Years; 7:15pm: preconcert talk. Monday February 26 ●●7:30: Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Small Concerts: La Malinconia - Reflections on Solitude and Loss. Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Op.18 No.6; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.7 in f-sharp; Brahms: String Quartet No.2 in a Op.51. Eri Kosaka, violin; Amanda Goodburn, violin; Ivan Ivanovich, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-419-7507. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. Quintets for Clarinet and Strings by Brahms and Hindemith. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b Op.115; Hindemith: Clarinet Quintet Op.30. Jonathan Krehm, clarinet; Csaba Koczo, violin; Jessica Tong, violin; Rory McLeod, viola; Robin Howe, cello. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-822-0613. . Also Feb 25(2pm, St. Andrew by-the-Lake Anglican Church). Tuesday February 27 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Piano Four Hands. La Fiammata Duo (Linda Ruan and Charissa Vandikas, piano duo). 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. Performance students from the UofT Faculty of Music. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●7:00: St. Michael’s Concerts. Vesuvius Ensemble. Music from southern Italy circa 1600; traditional folk music about the Sorrowful Mother; and other works. Francesco Pellegrino, tenor, chitarra battente; Marco Cera, mandolin, ciaramella; Lucas Harris, lute, theorbo, baroque guitar. St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica, 65 Bond St. 416-364-0234. (suggested donation). ●●7:30: Toronto Winds. Ontario Pictures. MacMahon: Divertimento for Harp and Winds; Chan Ka Nin: Four Seasons Suite; Jaeger: Double Woodwind Quintet; Dupuis: Black Winter. Kristan Toczko, harp; Dylan Rook Maddix, conductor. Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave. 647-468-5075. ; (sr/st). Wednesday February 28 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Contemporary Creations. Humber College Contemporary Jazz Workshop; Pat LaBarbera, conductor. 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: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Thomas Fitches, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recitals: Angus Sinclair. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal. Louis Robitaille, artistic director. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -. Thursday March 1 ● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight. A preview of UofT Opera’s production of Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz @ Midday: Faculty Jazz Jam with Mike LeDonne. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736- 2100 x20054. Free. ●●5:00: Piano Moderna/Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto. Beethoven: Late Soloiloquy. Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.126; Sibelius: Killykki, Op.41; Bach: Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother BWV992; Sherkin: Meditations, Books I and II; McPhee: Invention; Hétu: Prelude in f (WoO). Adam Sherkin, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, lobby, 250 Front St. W. 416-535-4612. ; (sr); (35 & under); Adv: ; (sr); (35 & under). Vinyl release with Centrediscs and reception to follow. ●●7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Lang Lang. Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite No.2; Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (arranged for piano 4 hands). Lang Lang, piano; Maxim Lando, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Guests: Saturday, February 24, 2018 ~ 8 pm Grace Church on-the-Hill 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto 2017 / 2018 Selections from the Shed Tickets available at www.orianachoir.com THE ASSOCIATES OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m. LA MALINCONIA – Reflections on Solitude and Loss Ludwig String Quartet Op. 18 #6 van Beethoven in B flat major Dmitri String Quartet #7 Shostakovich in F sharp minor Johannes Brahms String Quartet #2 in A minor Op. 51 Tickets , Seniors & Students Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor St. W. Box Office: 416-419-7507 www.associates-tso.org thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2018 | 51

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