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Volume 23 Issue 5 - February 2018

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  • Toronto
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Toronto Symphony Youth

Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -9. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Concert Series. Catherine Robbin, mezzo; Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano; Doreen Uren Simmons, piano. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. An Evening with Tamar Ilana & Ventanas. Tamar Ilana: vocals, dance; Demetri Petsalakis: oud, baglama, lyra, riqq; Benjamin Barrile: flamenco guitar; Jessica Hana Deutsch: violin, vocals; Derek Gray: percussion; Justin Gray: fretless bass. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536- 5439. /(adv). Friday March 2 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Matthew Li, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Heliconian Concert Series. Is the Air Not Sacred? Featuring readings from David Suzuki. Francaix: Duo for Flute and Bassoon; Vaughan-Williams: Vocalises; Rodrigues: Dos Poems de Juan Ramon Jimenez; Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon; Marshall: Four Movements for Woodwind Trio (premiere). Jaye Marsh, flute; Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon; Maria Soulis, mezzo; Wendy Bornstein, oboe; Rita Greer, clarinet/ bass clarinet. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. . ●●7:30: Opera York. Marriage of Figaro. Mozart. Geoffrey Butler, artistic director; Renee Salewski, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; (st). Also Mar 4(mat). ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. From Rome to Venice: Sonatas by Corelli, Vivaldi and Tartini. Stradivaria Baroque Ensemble. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/ st/member). ●●8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. 20th-Century Platinum Masters. Winning composition of the EPO’s 4th Young Composers Competition; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5. Allison Cecilia Arends, soprano. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416- 239-5665. ; (sr)/(adv); (st). ●●8:00: Fridays @ 8. Trio Désirée and Friends. Works by Bédard, Franck and Saint-Saëns. Désirée Till, soprano; Erica Goodman, harp; Jacques Boucher, organ; Anne Robert, violin; Coenraad Bloemendal, cello. Lawrence Park M ozart A. Concerts in the GTA R equiem Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 P.M. with the York University Chamber Choir, University of Toronto Schola Cantorum, Ottawa Bach Choir, Theatre of Early Music, orchestra & soloists Dr. Lisette Canton, conductor Church of the Redeemer 162 Bloor St. West, Toronto Tickets adults | seniors | students 416-736-5888 | ampd.yorku.ca/boxoffice music.ampd.yorku.ca Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416- 489-1551. . I FURIOSI BAROQUE ENSEMBLE CRAZY FRI. MARCH 2, 2018, 8PM www.ifuriosi.com ●●8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Crazy. Works by Handel, Blow, Arne and others. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416- 923-9030. ; (sr/st/underemployed). ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents II: Duo Holz and VC2. Chelsea Shanoff, curator. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204- 1080. ; (members). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Concerts: Nicolas Altstaedt, cello with Fazil Say, piano. Debussy: Cello Sonata; Janáček: Pohádka (Fairy-tale); Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano; Say: Dört Şehir (Four Cities). Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ILLUMINATIONS March 2 & 3 - 8pm Great seats available for only ! Buy online at TorontoConsort.org ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Illuminations. A multi-media musical experience with sight and sounds from illuminated manuscripts. Naghmeh Farahmand, percussion; Pejman Zahedian, voice and Persian setar; Demetri Petsalakis, oud. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. -. Also Mar 3. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mike” set-up, hosted by the improv studios of Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Saturday March 3 at 8 p.m. (Pre-concert chat at 7:15 p.m.) Bach’s Foundations: Music of his elders that inspired the master Grace Church on-the-Hill 300 Lonsdale Road (416) 763-1695 torontochamberchoir.ca Saturday March 3 ●●3:00: Annex Singers Chamber Choir. Camerata. Works by Byrd, Duruflé, Poulenc, Worthington, Sirett and others. Guest: Mark Chambers, cello. Maria Case, conductor. St. Andrew’s United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor St E. 416-968-7747. ; (sr/st); free(ages 8-12). Also 7:30pm. ●●7:00: Mississauga Festival Chamber Choir. Phantom Unmasked. Downing: Phantom of the Opera film accompaniment. Choir and orchestra. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. ; (12 and under). Please bring a non-perishable food donation for The Compass Market food bank. ● ● 7:30: Annex Singers Chamber Choir. Camerata. Works by Byrd, Duruflé, Poulenc, Worthington, Sirett and others. Guest: Mark Chambers, cello. Maria Case, conductor. St. Andrew’s United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor Jubilate singers present l AtiN AMeriCAN Rhythms Traditional & Classical music from Central & South America with guests rodrigo C h Á v e z & N ANo vAlverde Sat. March 3, 7:30 pm St. Simon-the-Apostle Church jubilatesingers.ca 52 | February 1 - March 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

St E. 416-968-7747. ; (sr/st); free(ages 8-12). Also 3pm. ●●7:30: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Paul Novotony and Robi Botos Duo and Quartet. Jazz. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. . Series discount available. ●●7:30: Cantemus Singers. Glories of Rome: Sacred and Profane. Motets and madrigals by Palestrina, Victoria, Festa, Anerio and Marenzio. Michael Erdman, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; free(under 12). Also Mar 4(3pm). ●●7:30: Concerts at Scarborough Bluffs. Rising Stars Concert. Six top scholars at the Royal Conservatory’s Taylor Performance Academy will present their best work in piano, violin, guitar and voice. Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 647- 687-6356. ; free(child). Fundraising concert for Springboard to Music. Reception following. ●●7:30: Jubilate Singers. Latin American Rhythms. Music from Cuba, Argentina, Brazil and more. Guests: Rodrigo Chávez and Nano Valverdi. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-488-1571. ; (sr); (st); free(under 13). Director Peter Mahon Lenten Treasures Join us for an evening of music that touches the depth of the soul. ● ● 7:30: MCS Chorus Mississauga. Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor. With completions from K139. Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Laura McAlpine, mezzo; Ryan Downey, tenor; Chamber Orchestra, Mervin Fick, artistic director. First United Church (Mississauga), 151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga. 905-278- 7059. ; (7-18). Pre-concert talk 7pm. ●●7:30: La Revolucion. Space Quartet + 1. 2848 Dundas St. W. 416-766-0746. PWYC. ●●7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. The Shades of Love. Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben; Tchaikovsky: Waltz from String Serenade. Cassandra Warner, mezzo; Sara Schabas, soprano; Tiffany Young, violin. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st); free(12 and under). Also Mar 4(3pm, St. Simon’s Anglican Church). ●●7:30: Southern Ontario Lyric Opera. Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci. Music by Puccini and Leoncavallo. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681- 6000. -. ●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Lenten Treasures. Works by Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina, Sanders, Willan and others. Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st with ID). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. New Creations Festival: Processions. Fung: Dust Devils; Smith: Symphony No.4 (Canadian premiere); Bjarnason: Processions (North American premiere). Víkingur Ólafsson, piano; Peter Oundjian and Daníel Bjarnason, conductors. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .75-7.00. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Mozart’s Requiem. Ottawa Bach Choir; York University Chamber Choir; Schola Cantorum of the University of Toronto; Theatre of Early Music; Baroque Orchestra; Daniel Taylor, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar 4(St. Basil’s Church). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: Victor Lazarov. Rhythms and colours of the Balkans. Works by Josip Slavenski, Svetlana Maksimovic, Miodrag Pashu, Ana Sokolovic and Vasilije Mokranjac. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. Kara Huber Plays Rachmaninov. Rachmoninov: Piano Concerto No.2; Sibelius: Symphony No.2. Rafael Luz, conductor. Yorkminster Citadel, 1 Lord Seaton Rd., North York. 416-628- 9195. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady On Stage: Angélique Kidjo. Rhythm and blues, soul, jazz and Beninese melodies. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Bach’s Foundations. Works by Johannes Bach, Johann Christian Bach, and Johann Michael Bach. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. ; (sr); .50(under 30). Pre-concert chat at 7:15. ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Illuminations. A multi-media musical experience with sight and sounds from illuminated manuscripts. Naghmeh Farahmand, percussion; Pejman Zahedian, voice and Persian setar; Demetri Petsalakis, oud. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. -. Also Mar 2. Sunday March 4 ●●2:00: Opera York. Marriage of Figaro. Mozart. Geoffrey Butler, artistic director; Renee Salewski, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; (st). Also Mar 2(eve). ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Sunday Interludes: OKAN. All-female Cuban jazz ensemble. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Broadsway. Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels and Diane Leah, piano. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Miserere. Allegri: Miserere; and works by Bruckner, Lotti and Bach. Helson Gallery, Halton Hills Library and Cultural Centre, 9 Church St., Halton Hills. 905-873-9909. ; (st). ●●3:00: Cantemus Singers. Glories of Rome: Sacred and Profane. Motets and madrigals by Palestrina, Victoria, Festa, Anerio and Marenzio. Michael Erdman, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; free(under 12). Also Mar 3(7:30pm). ●●3:00: Durham Chamber Orchestra. A Musical Journey - No Passport Required! Music from various countries around the world. Beethoven: Symphony No.2; Bizet: Habanera from Carmen; Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture; Cohen: Hallelujah; Verdi: La donna è mobile; and other works. Kristine Dandavino, mezzo; Kijong Wi, tenor; Shout Sister Choir. Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-852-1141. ; free(under 12). ●●3:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra: Spring Is Near. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905- 306-6000. . ●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. The Shades of Love. Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben; Tchaikovsky: Waltz from String Serenade. Cassandra Warner, mezzo; Sara Schabas, soprano; Tiffany Young, violin. St. Simon’s Anglican Church (Oakville), 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483- 6787. ; (sr); (st); free(12 and under). Also Mar 3(7:30pm, St. John’s United Church). The Marriage of Figaro Saturday, March 3, 7:30 pm St. Patrick’s Church 141 McCaul St. Tickets: , Seniors: , Students with ID: (only at the door) Info: 416 286-9798 Order online: www.tallischoir.com an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm Geoffrey Butler, Artistic Director • Renee Salewski, Stage Director Tickets: t: 905.787. 8811 • w: rhcentre.ca Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2018 | 53 OY Figaro 2018 Wholenote q page V1 Uncoated.indd 1 2018-01-12 13:04

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