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Volume 3 Issue 5 - February 1998

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  • Toronto
  • February
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Toronto-based pianist

Toronto-based pianist JAMES PARKER (known to his friends as Jamie) offers a wonderful varied programme concluding with Beethoven's beloved Appassionata •••8:00: Music Toronto. James Parker, piano. Scarlatti: Minuet in G major; Aria in d minor; Sonata in C major; Brahms: Three Intermezzi, Op.117; Cherney: Quelquefois, a L'Ombre de la Nuit ... au Lointain (1991 ); Debussy: L'lsle Joyeuse: Scriabin: selected Preludes; Beethoven: Sonata in f minor, Op.57 "Appassionata." Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366- 7723. ,. •• •9:00: Music Gallery. CCMC. Paul Dutton, soundsinging; John Osweld, sax; Michael Snow, piano, synth; special guests. 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. Free. • • •12:30: Yorkminster Park Noonday Organ Recital. Clement Carelse, organ. 1 585 Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. • • •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen. In Czech with English surtitles. Rebecca Caine, soloist; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra & Chorus; Canadian Children's Opera Chorus; Maurice Sendak, original designs; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. 7:15pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 363-8231 . to 5. • • •8:00: Music Gallery. Tom Baker. 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. Free. • • •8:00: On Stage at the Glenn Gould Studio. Dale War/and Singers, Dale Warland, artistic director. Barber: Agnus Dei; other works for 40-voice a cappella choir. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • ••8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Art of the Concerto. Handel: Concerto grosso Op.6 #1; Concerto a due cori #2; Vivaldi (arr. J .J. Rousseau): Le printemps (for solo flute); Martinu: Concerto grosso H.263; Mozart: Violin Concerto #5 in A major K.219. Mayumi Sailer, violin; Nora Shulman, flute; Christopher Hogwood, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . •••8:00: University of Toronto Jazz Series. Small Jazz Ensembles. Favourite standards and student arrangements & compositions. Waiter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cres. 978-3750ext.6. Free. • • •12:00 noon: Glenn Gould Studio: Music Around Us. The Winner/ Beethoven: Sonata for Violin & Piano #7 in c minor Op.30 #2; MacDonald: Markab from the Great Square of Pegasus Op.42; Webern: Vier Stucke Op.7 ; Sarasate: Zigeunerswisen Op.20 #1. Judy Kang, violin (winner of the 1997 CBC Young Performers Competition); Benjamin Loeb, piano. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. Free. • • •1 2:00 noon: Hart House Music Committee. Midday Mosaics. Jung Piano Trio. Music Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-5362. Free. • • •1 2 :1 0: Music in St. Paul's. Noonday Recital. Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961 -8116. Free. • • •1 2:1 0: University of Toronto Thursday Noon Series. Music and Poetry. Britten: Sechs Holderlin-Fragmente; Hawkins: Drei Sonette on Orpheus (Rilke). Michael Colvin, tenor; John Hawkins, piano; Prof. Eric Domville, commentator. Waiter Hall , 80 Queen's Park. 978-3 750 ext.6. Free. •••6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pre-concert Classic lntros talk with Christopher Hogwood. Rick Phillips, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. Free with ticket to the 8 :00 concert or .85. • • •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Humperdinck: Hanseland Grate/. 7:15pm: Free Pre-performance TDik in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See February 1. • • •8:00: Great Music at St. Anne's. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer. Staged & costumed; full orchest ral accompaniment. Christopher Cotton, music director. 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-3160. 2. • • •8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See February 4 . • • •12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Canadian Music Competition Winners. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822 ext. 363. Free. •••7:00: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. lmprov Soiree. Concert of free improvised music performed by students in the Music Department. Sr. Common Room, 021 Winters College, 4 700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • •8:00: Barra MacNeils. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 30 Navy St. 905-815-2021..99. • • •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen. 7:15pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See February 4 . Bill Westcott, noted for his authentic performances of ragtime, jazz & blues classics from the early 20th century, presents this and more in a concert to include his own compositions at Holy Trinity United Church. • • •8:00: Echo Choir. An evening of Ragtime, Blues & Barrelhouse, favourites of Gershwin & Porter, original songs & piano music by Westcott. Bill Westcott, solo piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 463- 6353.. •• •8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Kronos Quartet. Program to include: Vasks: Quartet #3; Riley: new work; Part: Psalom; Machaut: Kyries (arr. Kronos Quartet). George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE to . • ••8:00: Great Music at St. Anne's. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer. See February 5 . ,. • ••8:00: Living Arts Centra Misaissauga. Susan Aglukark. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,. • • •12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music. Lobby Concert. Students of all ages & levels of ability in a highly informal recital. 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824ext.321. Free. • ••2:00 & 8:00: Great Muaic at St. Anne's. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer. See February 5 . ,. •••8:00: Academy Concert Series. The Dawn of Bel Canto. Program of rarely performed vocal & instrumental works from early 17th century Italy. Sandra Churchill, soprano; Nicolai Tarasov, recorder; John Edwards, lute; Paul Jenkins, harpsichord. Eastminster United Church, 31 0 Danforth Ave. 778-1941. to . •• •8:00: All the King's Voices. Broadway Cabaret. David J. King, conductor. St. George's Anglican Church, 5350 Yonge St. 757-5512. . •••8:00: Barra MacNeils. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See February 6. • • •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Humperdinck: Hanseland Gretel. 7 :1 5pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See February 1. • ••8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra & CMC Symphony of Celebration Op.97 #8. A Musical Potpourri. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D; Waltz of the Flowers; Beethoven: Symphony #1 in D; Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda; Bach­ Stokowski: Toccata. Lance Ouellette, violin; London School of Dance; Clifford Poole, conductor. Midland Collegiate Auditorium, 720 Midland Ave. 699-5324. ,. • ••8:00: Deer Park Con carts. Organ Recital. Patricia Phillips Wright, organ. Greenlee: Three Spirituals for Palm Sunday; works by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Distler & Reger. 129 St. Clair Ave. W. 962- 3381 . . • • •8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Laura Young, guitar. Music by Bach, Domeniconi,

TS w c·· TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ."' 199 7/98 Season CONNECTING You've always wanted to explore music ... plug into CONNECTING . These TSO concerts link the masterpieces of earlier generations to the music of our own time. February 11-28, 1998 North America & Eastern Europe Discover the connections between the musical traditions of North America and Eastern Europe with a programme featuring a world premiere by Canadian composer and TSO Composer Advisor Gary Kulesha, plus a selection of Dvorak's Slavonic Dances. Wed .. Thurs. & Sat.. Feb. 11, 12 & 14 at 8 p.m. Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor Thomas Zehetmalr, violin Jens llndemann, trumpet Zimmermann - Nobody Knows de Trouble I See Bart6k - Violin Concerto No. 2 Gary Kulesha - Symphony (TSO commission; worfd premiere) Dvofak - Slavonic Dances. Op. 72, No. 1 and Op. 46, Nos. 2, 1. 4 & 5 Feb 11 sponsored by Inca Llmtted lftCO ![ll Consumers Gas presents Classical Accents , Connect with the artists - and go beyond the performance! Join in a discussion about the music-makers. Ask questions and get behind-the-scenes insights. FREE with your TSO concert ticket: Post-concert Lobby Chat on Feb. 12 hosted by CBC Radio Two ·s Larry Lake. with TSO Composer Advisor Gary Kulesha. Jazz & Classical Music Juno Award-winning instrumentalist Phil Dwyer brings jazz to the TSO stage with piano music written especially for this programme. Hear him perform his original music, which il lustrates how modern jazz connects each of the orchestral works that follow. Wed. & Sat.. Feb. 18 & 21 at 8 p.m. Mon .. Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor Phll Dwyer, composer & jazz pianist Joaquln Valdepeiias, clarinet Daniel Domb, cello Phil Dwyer - original solo work Michael Torke - Green John Corigliano - Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra Barber - Cello Concerto Stravinsky - Symphony in Three Movements Fl!b 21 sponsored by Green Forest Lumber Llmrted ![ll Consumers Gas presents Classical Accents Connect with the artists - and go beyond the performance! Join in a discussion about the music-makers. Ask questions and get behind-the-scenes insights. FREE with your TSO concert ticket: Post-concert Lobby Chat on Feb. 18 with TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Composer Advisor Gary Kulesha and Principal Clarinetist Joaquin Valdepenas East Meets West Mahler's song cycle Oas Lied von der Erde, with texts based on seven Chinese poems, has become a classic of t he 20th century. This 1908 work is juxtaposed with a contemporary piece by the Chinese-born composer Tan Dun. Combining music and theatre, Tan Dun adds his own electrifying presence to the TSO's presentation of his work. Wed. , Thurs. & Sat.. Feb. 25, 26 & 28 at 8 p.m. Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor Monlca Groop, mezzo-soprano Richard Marglson, tenor Tan Dun, composer & performer Tan Dun - Orchestral Theatre 1: Xun Mahler - Oas Lied von der Erde ID Feb 25.26 & 28 sponsored by lhtP••lt! lf.ull •~Caua.Ll Hongkong Bank of Canada '•• ~ -~ : :~~ R: '' ![ll Consumers Gas presents Classical Accents Connect with the artists - and go beyond the performance! Join in a discussion about the music-makers. Ask questions and get behind-the-scenes insights. FREE with your TSO concert ticket: Pre-concert Classic lntros talk at 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 26 hosted by CBC Radio 's Rick Phi/lips. with writer and broadcaster Robert Harris. Post-concert i.obby Chat on Feb. 26 hosted by CBC Radio Two ·s Larry Lake. with TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste. and composer and performer Tan Dun. Jukka - Pekka Saraste , MUSIC DIRECTOR Andrew Davis, CONDUCTOR LAUREATE Gary Kulesha , COMPOSER ADVISOR

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