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Volume 10 Issue 5 - February 2005

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mholenote TORONTO'S CLASSICAL AND POST CLASSICAL MUSIC SCENE Volume 10 #5, February 1 - March 7, 2005 Copyright © 2005 WholeNote Media Inc. 720 Balhurst SL. Suite 503. Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 Publisher Editor Production Manager Listings Jazz listings Webmaster Web Technician Layout & Design System/Special Projects Cover Design Advertising Circulation Manager Bandstand Book Shelf Choral Early Music Jazz Musical Life New Music Opera Quodlibet TMA T.O. Diary World View Feature Writers Staff Allan Pulker David Perlman Peter Hobbs Simone Desilets, Karen Ages Sophia Perlman Colin Puffer Lee Weston David Perlman, Verity Hobbs Paul Farrelly, Jim Rootham, James Lawson Rocket Design Allan Pulker, Karen Ages, Masha Buell Sheila McCoy COLUMNISTS Merlin Williams ·Pamela Margles Larry Beckwith Frank Nakashima Jim Galloway, Sophia Perlman Masha Buell Jason van Eyk, Keith Denning Christopher Hoile Allan Pulker Brian Blain Colin Eatock Karen Ages Masha Buell, Eli Eisenberg, David Perlman, Jim Tennyson DISCOVERIES (CD Reviews) Editor David Olds Reviewers: Karen Ages, Alex Baran, John Beckwith, Phil Ehrensaft, Eli Eisent1erg, Daniel Foley, Jim Galloway, Janos Gardonyi, John S. Gray, Sarah B. Hood, Tiina Kiik, Kevin Mallon, Pamela Margles, Gabrielle Mclaughlin, Frank Nakashima, Ted O'Reilly, • Allan Pulker, Cathy Riches, Bruce Surtees, Robert Tomas, Dianne Wells, Benita Wolters-Fredlund Display Ad Sales, (Un)classified Ads & Listings: Phone 416-323-2232 Editorial: Phone 416-603-3786 E-mail: Fax: 416-603-4791 Websites: Paid Subscriptions (/year + GST) Phone: 416-406-5055 Circulation & Display Stands: 416-406-5055 Dates and Deadlines Next issue is Volume 1 O #6 covering March 1 ·q5 to April 7 '05 . Free Event Listings Deadline: 6pm Tuesday, February 15 (covering period March 1 '05 to April 7 '05) Display Ad Reservations Deadline: 6pm Tuesday, February 15 Colour Ads must be received by Wednesday, February 16 Black and White Ads must be received by Thursday, February 17 Publication Date: Friday February 25 Circulation CCAB QUALIFIED CIRCULATION: March 2004 32,433 Additional copies printed and distributed this month: 3,067 Total copies printed and distributed this month: 35,500 Printed in Canada by Couto Printing and Publishing Services Canadian Publication Product Sales Agreement 1263846 ISSN 14888-8785 WHOLE NOTE WholeNote Media Inc. accepts no responsibility or liability for claims made for any product or service reported on or advertised in this issue. Publications Mail Agreement #40026682 Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to: WholeNote Magazine 503-720 Bathurst St. Toronto, ON MSS 2R4 TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor's Opener 7 Cover Story Alison Mackay 8 Feature: Piano Man at the Symphony Jim Tennyson 9 DISCOVERIES: CD Forum 13, 54-62 13, 54 Editor:s Corner David Olds 54-62 CD Reviews 54 Vocal, Operatic and Choral 56 Early Music and Period Performance 57 Classical and Beyond 60 Jazz and Improvised Music 62 Discs of the Month CONCERT NOTES 14-22 14 T.O. Musical Diary Colin Eatock 16 QuodlibetAllan Pulker 17 Early Music Frank Nakashima 19 Choral Scene Larry Beckwith 20 World View Karen Ages HEAR AND NOW: Focus on New Music 22-24 22 Some Thing New Jason van Eyk 24 February New Music Roundup Keith Dening MUSIC AND LIFE 24, 29-33 24 We are All Music's Children Masha Buell 29 Bookshelf Pamela Margles 30 Toronto Musicians Association News Brian Blain 30 Music & Health & Music. .. Masha Buell & Eli" Eisenberg 32 How I Met my Teacher: Erika Raum Remembers Lorand Fenyves JAZZ AND BAND 25-26 25 Band Stand Merlin Williams 26 Jazz Notes Jim Calloway 51 In the Jazz Listings Sophia Perlman OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE 27-28 27 On Opera Christopher Haile WHOLENOTE FACTS 34 LIVE LISTINGS, ETCETERA 35-53 35-48 Live concerts (GT A) 48-49 Live concerts (Beyond) 50 Opera and Music Theatre 50 Summer Music Education: Early Deadlines 51 Jazz: Clubs 52-53 Announcements, etcetera UNCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING 53 INDEX OF ADVERTISERS 34 EBRUARY 1 - MARCH 7 2005 WWl!f. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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