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Volume 27 Issue 3 - December 2021 / January 2022

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Many Happy Returns: the rebirth of Massey Hall -- from venue to hub; music theatre's re-emergence from postponement limbo; pianist Vikingur Ólafsson's return visit to to "Glenn Gould's hometown"; guest writer music librarian Gary Corrin is back from his post behind the scenes in the TSO library; Music for Change returns to 21C; and here we all are again! Welcome back. Fingers crossed, here we go.

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The WholeNote VOLUME 27 NO 3 | DECEMBER 2021 & JANUARY 2022 WholeNote Media Inc. Centre for Social Innovation 720 Bathurst St., Suite 503, Toronto ON M5S 2R4 PHONE 416-323-2232 | FAX 416-603-4791 Publisher/Editor in Chief | David Perlman publisher@thewholenote.com EDITORIAL Managing Editor | Paul Ennis editorial@thewholenote.com Recordings Editor | David Olds discoveries@thewholenote.com Blog/E-Letters | Sara Constant editorial@thewholenote.com Social Media | Danial Jazaeri, Colin Story social@thewholenote.com Listings Editor | John Sharpe listings@thewholenote.com SALES, MARKETING & MEMBERSHIP Concert & Event Advertising / Membership | Karen Ages members@thewholenote.com Production & Operations / Advertising Art | Jack Buell jack@thewholenote.com, adart@thewholenote.com Classified Ads | classad@thewholenote.com Website/Systems Support | Kevin King systems@thewholenote.com CIRCULATION Sheila McCoy & Chris Malcolm circulation@thewholenote.com SUBSCRIPTIONS subscriptions@thewholenote.com + HST (8 issues) single copies and back issues *international - additional postage applies COLUMNS AND STORIES Wende Bartley, Gary Corrin, Paul Ennis, Robert Harris, Jennifer Parr, Lydia Perović, David Perlman, Colin Story CD Reviewers Larry Beckwith, Stuart Broomer, Max Christie, Sam Dickinson, Raul da Gama, Janos Gardonyi, Tiina Kiik, Kati Kiilaspea, Pamela Margles, Lesley Mitchell- Clarke, Cheryl Ockrant, David Olds, Ted Parkinson, Ivana Popovic, Allan Pulker, Terry Robbins, Michael Schulman, Michael Schwartz, Adam Scime, Andrew Scott, Bruce Surtees, Andrew Timar, Yoshi Maclear Wall, Ken Waxman, Matthew Whitfield STORIES & INTERVIEWS 20 IN WITH THE NEW | Music for change - Kronos and Tacaq return to 21C | WENDE BARTLEY 22 MAINLY CLUBS, MOSTLY JAZZ | What a difference a year makes! | COLIN STORY 60 REARVIEW MIRROR | “The great era of Canadian pianism” Reflecting on the flags we fly | ROBERT HARRIS 62 BACK IN FOCUS | Previously covered, topical again | STAFF LISTINGS 24 Events by date 30 Available online Blogs, pods & regular streams 31 In the Clubs (mostly Jazz) 32 Classified Ads 33 The WholeNote Online Directories (index) Blue Pages for 2021-2022 Directory of Music Makers and Arts Services 61 DISCOVERIES: RECORDINGS REVIEWED 34 Editor’s Corner | DAVID OLDS 36 Strings Attached | TERRY ROBBINS 38 Vocal 39 Classical and Beyond 41 Modern and Contemporary 46 Jazz and Improvised Music 51 Pot Pourri 53 Something in the Air | KEN WAXMAN 54 Old Wine, New Bottles | BRUCE SURTEES 55 Other Fine Vintages 56 New in the Listening Room, INDEX Proofreading Karen Ages, Paul Ennis, John Sharpe Listings Team John Sharpe, Gary Heard, Colin Story Design Team Kevin King, Susan Sinclair Circulation Team Wende Bartley, Jack Buell, Sharon Clark, Carl Finkle, James Harris, Bob Jerome, Chris Malcolm, Sheila McCoy, Lorna Nevison, Tom Sepp, Dave Taylor. an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario 6 | December 2021 and January 2022 thewholenote.com

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