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Volume 8 Issue 5 - February 2003

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~~~~~~~--, Concerts further afield {in this issue: Aurora, Hainilton, Kitchener,· . Lindsay, Oshawa, Schomberg, Waterloo) Saturday February 08 - 7:30: Oshawa·Durham Symphony Orchestra. 1001 Arabian Nights. Rimsky· Koisakov: Scheherazade; works by Sarasate and · Saint·Saens. Susanne Hou, violin. Marco Parisotto, conductor. Calvary Church. 300 Rossland Rd. East, Oshawa. 905·579·6711. ,. - 8:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation. Tuesday February 11 - 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music. Sowenir. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St., 1:oronto Early Music c ·entre presents Nancy Argenta Daniel Taylor and Theatre of Early Music In Concert Progra~ includes Pergolesi;s most celebrated motet dedicated to the Virgin Mary, "Stabat Mater D91orosa". Sunday, March 9, 2003 at 7:30 pm (NOTE EARLY START TIME) Trinity St. Paul's United Church 427 Bloor Street West (just west of Spadina) Tickets: .00, .00 and .00 through Roy Thomson Hall Box Office, 60 Simcoe Street. Phone 416-872-4255 or visit www.roythomson.com. (Service charges apply to phone/fax/internet orders.) Women's Musical Club of Toronto AFTERNOON CONCERT Stephane Lemelin, piano in Recital'61enn Crorfbie Kitchener. 416487·4354. *POSTPONED TO Theatre, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay. MAY 2003* 705·328·0587. Wednesday February 12 Sunday February 09 - 12:00 noon: University of Waterloo - 3:00: Caskey School of Music, Hamilton. ' ilei:ital Series. Celeb~ate Canada! Daniel For the love of Jazz. Valentine's Day concert. Rubinoff, saxoptione, Gloria Saarinen, piano. Daniel Rubinoff, saxophones; David Braid, piano. Conrad Grebel College Chapel, University of First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundum St. South, Waterloo. 519·885·0220. Free. Hamilton. 905·389·2439. Saturday February 15 - 8:00: Durham Regiqn Concert Association. Michael Kim, piano in Recital Salvation Army T eniple, 570 Tfjomton Rd. North, Oshawa. 9,05430·0815. Saturday February 22 - 7:30: York Strings Chamber Orchestra. Works of Barber, Britten, Corelli & Dvorak. Tony Browning. director.Trinity Church, Aurora. 905· 727-9009. ,. Sunday February 23 - 2:30: Emerging Artists. Music by Clarke, Beethoven, Strauss & Weber. Caitlin Boyle, viola; other performers include Sonia V"1Zante, lita '· Classen, Rebecca Morton & Allan Behan. First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundum St. S .. Hamilton. 905·528·6237. (advance), · (door), child & family rates. Saturday March 01 - 2:00 & 8:00: Theatre Aquarius. The Four Sta~ -A Musical Reminiscence. By Sandy Winsby. Studio Theatre, 190 King William St., Hamilt11n. 905·522·7529. ,(mat). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. Celebrating Beethoven. Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61; Sy(llllhony #4 in B flat, Op.60. Corey Gemmell, violin; James McKay, conductor. Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place, Summers Lane. 905·527 · 7666. , , $ 5(child under 12). Sunday March 02 - 2:00: York Strings Chamber Orchestra. Wqrl

February 16: 1 :00. Brigantine Room. 235 Queens Quay West. 416-9734000. . Harry Gadsby Theatricals. This Could Be love ·A Comical Musical Book, music & lyrics by Brock Simpson; Jim Clayton, musical director; starring Jonathan Wilson & K~ta Sutton. Previews Feb 11 & 12: 8:00; regular nm Feb 13-March 1. Mon-Fri: 8:00; Wed matinee: 2:30; Sat: 7:00 & 10:00. Poor Alex Theatre, 296 Brunswick Ave. 416-343-0011. (Tues-Fri), (Sat), Mondays 1/2 price. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. SesaineStreet live. Musical adventure'for chilken. March 6-9. Thurs & Fri: 10:30am & 7:00; Sat: 10:30am, 2:00 & 5:30; Sun: 2:00. 1 ~ront St. East.416-872-2262. -. lost Carnivaf..War · The Musicalfeb 1.7 & 9: 8:00; Feb 2 & 8: 2:00. Church of the Holy Trinity, ·10 Trinity Square. 416-532-8176. (sliding scale). Mirvish Productions. Mamma Mia! Musical based on the songs of ABBA. Music & lyrics by Blmy Anderssoo & Bjiin Ulvarus; book by Catheril! Johnson; directed by Phyllida Lloyd. To June 29. Tues-Sat 8:00; Wed, Sat & Sun 2:00. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 416·8 72- 1Z12. to . Ryerson Theatre School. Cabaret. Michael Shamata, director; David Walden, musical director. Feb 10: 8:00 (preview). Feb 11-16, 18-20. Tues­ Sun: 8:00; Sat & Sun: 2:00. Ryerson Theatre, 43 Gerrard St. East. 416-979-5118. ,, group rates. Scarborough Music Theatre. Falsettos. By Filn & Lapine. Michael Jones, director/music director. Feb 6-8, 13-15,20-22: 8:00; Feb 9, 16: 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-3964049. , (stlsr Thurs,Sat). Solar Stage Children's Theatre/ Theatricality Plus. Mother Boose. Musical storytelling adventure. Feb 16,22,23: 11 :OOam& 2:00. 4950 Yonge St. 416-368-8031. . Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Stories My Grandmother Told Me. Musical & storytelling collage based on folklore from Africa and the Caribbean. Emerita Eme!)lncia, perfol1Tl!!I'. For ages 3to8. Feb 14: 7:00;Feb 15: 11:00am4950Yonge St. 416-368-8031. . Spotlight !Vf usical Produ~tions. Working. Music by Stephen Schwartz & Jm Taylor. f3!lsed on Terkel's best-seller. February 13, 14, 15: 8:00. Fairview library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall D'rive. 4 f6489-6268. . Mi.rvish Productions. The lion King. Stage Tarragon Theatre. little Mercy's First Murder. rrusical of Disney's 1994 aninated feature. To JlJle By l)reOOer, Sportei & T i.rvey; Eda Homes, di'ector. 29. Wed-Sat: 8:00; Wed & Sat: 2:00; Sun: 1 :00 & Musical-noir. To Feb 23. Tues-Sat: 8:00; Sat & Sun 6:30. Pmcess of Wales Theatre. 300 Ki1g St. West. mat: 2:30; Wed mat 1 :30. Tarragon Extra-Space, 416-872-1212.) to6. 30 Bridgman Ave. 416 · 5~1 - 1827. ~, Music Theatre' Mississauga/Meadowvale · Sundays PWYC (suggested minimum ). Music Thel!tre.lnto The Woods. Bo~~ by James Theatre Aquarius. The Four Stars -A Musical Lapine; music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Feb Reminiscence. By Sandy WlllSby. Mar 1,3-8: 8:00; 21,22,27,28, Mar 1: 8:00; Feb 23: 2:00. Mar1,8:2:00.StudioTheatre, 190KirigWimam Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd., St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529. (Sat eve), Mississauga. 905-821-0090. $ 22(Wed-Fri eve), (Mon.T ue & matinees). Music Theatre · Mississauga/Theatre Toronto Consort. Monteverdi: Orfeo. Opera in Unlimited. Forever Plaid Book by Stuart Ross. Feb concert. Charles Daniels, tenor; Meredith Hall & 1: 8:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Katherine Hill, sopranos; David Dong Qyu lee, Rd., Mississauga. 905-821-0090. countertenor.Feb21&22:8:00. Trinity-St. Paul's North Toronto Players. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-964-6337. - Pirates of Penzance. 1950s version ofthe classic. , - (st/sr). Denise Nomian, Pat Elia, Daniel Cipollone, Michael Toronto Opera Repertoire. Cavalteria Rusticana Harms, Julius Jul op & other performers. Feb & The lmpresatio. One-act operas by Mascagni & 21,22.28, March 1: 8:00: Feb 23, March 2: 2:00. Mozart. Giuseppe Macina, music director. Feb Leah Posms Theatre, 4588 Batlust St. 905· 727 · 12.15,21.26, March 1: 8:00; Feb 23: 2.ilO. Bickford 2209. (openilgnijltadU!speciaD. {regular Centre' Theatre, 777 Bloor St West.416-698-9572. adult), (sr), Q(children under 12). ,. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Toronto Opera Repertoire. PuccW.· la Bohlime. Fiddler on the Roal Music ~Y Jerry Bock; lyrics by Giuseppe Macila, rrusic director. Feb 14, 19.22.28: SheldonHamick.Feb 13-15, 19-22:8:00;Feb 16: 8:00; Feb 16, March 2: 2:00. Bickford Centre 2:00;Feb22:1:00.130NavySt.905-815-2021., Theatre, 777 Bloor St.West. 416-698-9572. ;,(matinees). ,. · Opera in Concert/Aradia Ensemble: Rameau: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Roig: Cecilia V~. CastOfet POlux. Josll!a Hopkins, Colin Ainsworth. In concert. Dana Alison Campbell, Gisille Fredette, Meredith Hall, Monica Whicher, Giles Tomkins & Annalisa loizzo, performers; Jose Hernandez, other performers; Kevin Mallon, conductor. Pre- music director and pianist. Feb 15:,8:00; Feb 16: concert chat with lain Scott 45 minutes prior to 2:00. Jane MaDett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416· each performance. Feb 8: 8:00; Feb 9: 2:00. Jane 366-7723. ,. · Malett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. T ryptych Productions. Verdi: Falstaff. Works00p ,. performance.:Alexander Wiebe, Henry Irwin, Erin OperaMississauga.~· TheBadwofSevil>. Bardua, Nadia Khalil, Ashley Bedard & other Alessandra Palomba, Filippo Pina Castiglioni, performers; Edward Franko, director; William Domenico Balzani, Alessandro Busi & other Shookhoff, rrusic director. March 3,4,5 & 7: 8:00. perfo!'111ers; Dwight Bennett, conductor. Feb Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 22,25,27, Mar 1: 8:00; Feb 23: 3:00. Harrmerson Yonge St. 416-763-5066. ,. Hall, 4141 living Arts Centre Dr., Mississauga. University ofToronto Faculty of Music. John 905-306-6000. -, -(st/sr). Beckwith; Taptoo! Sandra Horst, conductor; Opera Ontario. Delibes: lakrne. Jane Archibald, Michael Patrick Albano, director. Mar 7,8, 14, 15: Stuart Howe, Alfred Walker, Anita Kraus, Marie 8:00. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416· Ann Kowan & other performers; Yannick Nezat· 978-3744. ,. '5eguin, con00ctor. Feb 18:00 at Hcmlton Place, 1 Summers lane. 905-526-6556. Feb 7 8:00 at · Centre in the Square, Kitchener. 519-578-1570. Feb 01: 7:30: Toronto Sinfonietta. Chopin, Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865. Gershwin ... and All That Jazz. Every Sun.: "Jam SessionH w/ Tony Springer, Feb 02: · 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Every Mon: KennyMaclean, Every Tue: Gallery. Sunday Concert: Ken Ad/croft; Christopher Plock Trio, Every Wed (Except Feb . 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jall 12): Vivian Clement & Co. Every Thu: The Flow Vespers: Mike Murley, saxophone & Friends; w/ Carlos Morgan, Feb 1 Soul Mothers w/ Corey . 8:00: RCM Community School. RCMJall Brannigan, Feb 7 Soular, Feb 8MayCromwell . Ensemble. Band. Feb 12love0rchestra, Feb 21 Mischief. Feb 03: 8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sounds of Toronto Feb 22 Soular, Feb 26 ltive Orchestra, Feb 28 Jall: Hazel Walker. Sotk Feb 04: · 8:00: TSO. Salute to the Duke. Artbar 1214 Queen W. Small room in the Feb 05: · 2:00 & 8:00: TSO. Salute to the Duke; renovated Gladstone Hotel with intimate -8:00: Heritage Theatre. Nathaniel Oett atmosphere and mood lightilf] featuring Toronto Chorale; 8:00: Humber Music Jazz Series. perfOffT/firs. Closed Sundays. Paquito d'Rivera artist in residence; -8:30: Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416-961 9425. U ofT Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Cameron House 408 Queen St. w. 416 703 Feb 06: -8:00: Heritage Theatre. Haden and 0811. One of the last bastions of old-world the New Orleans Connectioti-.8:00: Markham Oueen St W. Theatre for Performing Arts. Nathaniel Oett Chorale C'est What 67 Front E. 416 867 9499 Sat. Feb 11: . 8:00: Fiddles & Frets Music. Marc afternoon traditional jazz from The Hot Five Atkinson Ttio. ' Jallmakers Feb 13: . 9:30am: Mississauga Music Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416-588 2930 Education Foundation/ACM Mississauga. . Grossmans's 279 Spadina Ave.416-977 7000 Feb 15: -8:00: Music on the Donway. For the . Every Sat Mat. Ev~i'y Mon. legendary love of Jazz; -8:00: DnStage at Glenn Torontoi:!ub-definitelyfunky. The Saturday Gould Studio. The Christine Jensen Ensemble. afternoon jazz sessions with Kid Bastien and the Feb 16: · 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Happy Pals havebeengoilf] on for JO years and Gallery. Sunday Concert: Masi with Norm will almost convince you that it's a New Orleans Amadio; -3:00: Hart House Music bar. Committee. Sunday Concert: Ka/abash; 4:30: Hot House Cafe Market Square 416.366 Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: 7800. Sundays, (11 am-3pm.' Alternating Celebratilf] the Music of Eubie Blake. weeks: Ken ChurchiU Ouartet, 5spot Feb 17: · 8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sounds of Toronto Jazz: Steve Wallace & lester-days· A Tribute . Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas W .. 416-531-6604 tolesterYoulf]. L'Artebarand Gallery 416-535-3181 Feb·22: 8:30: Living Arts Centre Liberty St. Cafe 25 liberty St. 416-533-8828 Mississauga. Rikfmrnett. . Lisa's Cafe 245 Carlaw Ave. 416406 6470. Feb 23: ·2:00: CAMMAC. Concert by Members; Feb 1 Kevin Laliberte, Feb 2Jonathan Marks ·2:00: City of Toronto Culture Division. Trio, Feb 8 Mike Freeman Group, Feb 9 Aura Celebratiffl Black Hist my Month;· 7:30: Toronto Borealuis, Feb 14 Valentines Oay Special Dinner. Youth Wind Orchestra. Rhapsody and Bluas. Feb 15 Ulana, Feb 16 The Silken lawmen, Feb Feb 24: 8:00: Massey Hall/House of Blues 23 Jazz Jam, Feb 22 MardiJayde & Bad Concerts. Ellis Marsalis & Sons. Fohys, Feb 23 Eduardo Lis Trio Feb 26: -8:00: Oakville Centre for the Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas West. Call 416· Performing Arts. Michael Kaeshammer. 588:0307 for more information. Feb.1 Son piano; 8:30: U ofT faculty of Music. Small AcM, Feb 2 (2pm) Esco/a OeSamba Presents Jazz Ensembles. Bateria, (8pm) The Swilf] 6alf], Feb 6 Soo/to ' Feb 27: 8:00: Oakville Centre for the the7-daluv'n, Feb 7 HilarioOuranw/Horacio Performing Arts. Nathaniel Oett Chorale. HE/ Negron Hernandel, Feb g The swing Bang, Feb 28: -8:00: U ofT Faculty of Music. Feb 13'8ossa Ba/ads and Boleros: Una Noche American Jazz Songbook. Rornanitca w/Eliana Cuevas Ouartet, Feb 14 Mar 01: -3:00: Oakville Children's Choir. ValentinesOaySexylisciousCabaret, Feb 15 Sweet SOllnds fOf a Saturday Afternoon; -8:00:· Cache, Feb 16 (2pm) Escola de Samba EnsembleNoir. OM1rsity P.roject: let the Presents Biiteria (8(Jll) TheSwilfl681fl, Feb 19. Wind Cry; ·8:00: Heritage Theatre. Michael Kaeshammer. Mar 02: -3:00: The Litufgically Hip.Soaring with the Spirit; -8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sounds of TorontoJazz:BOthBirtMay tn"bute To Phil Nimmons Mar 05:-8:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Mar 07: . 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts.Molly Johnson. FURtHER AFIELD Feb 09: 3:00: Caskey School of Music, Hamilton. For the love of Jazz. Feb 12: 12:00 noon: University of Waterloo Recital Series: Celebrate Canada! REO:Ani;htof ivepetformance, Feb 20Bll1Si1n PreCaniwiw/Ouarenta Graus, EscoladeSarnba WKIF~.Feb21 lthAm8Sw~ Bras, Feb 22 CacM, Feb 23 (4xnJ EscliadeSarnba ~sBateria(!ljJiV TheSwiffl{Jaqj, Feb27 TBA.Feb280Tale8PieceAIFemaleCtiJanSalsa llin:e&nl. Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Avenue W ..416-658· 5687. "Wednesday Jazz Concerts in~ Cafe"- S8ts at 9:00and10:15 pm. cover. Reservations for first set recommended. Feb 5KyeMarshall0uo{celloJ, Feb 12. Valentine'sdayshow-setsat8:30and10pm ­ Tvn Boyle {vocals} Kevin Barret {guitar}, Feb 19 Peggy Jane Hope {vocals} Oave Restivo {jJianoJ, Feb 26 Martin van de Ven {clarinets}, Brian Ka fl {guitar. piano} feartllfing selections from their new CO Collected Stories· cover. JAZZ LISTINGS CONTINUE February 1 - Ma.rch 7 2003 , www.thewholenote.com Lil

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