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Volume 15 Issue 6 - March 2010

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TheWholeNote ListingsTheWholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all ofToronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durhamregions (zones 1,2,3 and 4 on the map below).B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA (zones5,6,7, and 8 on the map below). In the currentissue, there are listings for events in Barrie, Grimsby,Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London,Orillia, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Dover, PortHope, St. Catharines, St. George, Stratford, Waterloo.Starts on page 44.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 48.D.ANNOUNCEMENTS ET CETERA is for lectures,symposia, master classes and other musicrelatedevents (except performances) thatmay be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 49.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION A phone number is provided withevery TheWholeNote listing – in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; andartists or venues may change after listings are published. Pleasecheck before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST Listings in TheWholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear.DEADLINES The next issue covers the period from April 1 to May 7,2010. All listings must be received by 6pm Monday March 15.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP Visit our website to see a detailed version ofthis map: www.thewholenote.comNote: Music theatre productionswith extended runs appearin the daily listings only on theirfirst performance of the month.See the dates listed below for:Jersey Boys: Mar. 2My Mother’s LesbianJewish Wiccan Wedding: Mar. 2Young Frankenstein: Mar. 17Monday March 01• 12:00 noon: Classical 96.3FM. CelebrateChopin’s 200th Birthday. Chopin pianorepertoire. Avan Yu, piano. 550 Queen St. E.,2nd floor. 416-367-5353. Free. Giveawaysand reception.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical instrumentalrecital featuring student soloists.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.St. David’s Day Concert – Cyngerdd DyddGwyl Dewi. Shannon Mercer, soprano;William Woloschuk, artistic director; JulieLoveless, accompanist. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. -.Tuesday March 02• 10:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival.Third Canadian Chopin Competition: SeniorDivision – Preliminary Round. John PaulII Cultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Road,Mississauga. 289-937-6545. Free.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Series: Homage á Chopin. A celebrationof the 200th anniversary of the birth ofFrederic Chopin. Lucas Porter, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 2:30: Alchemy. An Hour of ChamberMusic. Hurlstone: Trio; Mozart:Divertimento; Fruhling: Trio Op. 40. ElizabethDay and Roland Wilk, clarinet; Larkin Hinder,bassoon; Michelle Kyle, cello; Marion Wilk,piano. New Horizons Tower, 1140 Bloor StW. 416-536-6111. Free.• 7:00: Canadian Chopin Festival.Chopin’s Greatest Works. A lecture-recitalby pianist William Aide. John Paul II CulturalCentre, 4300 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga.289-937-6545. .• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: Barry ElmesEnsemble. New and previously recordedmaterial. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $15; (st).• 8:00: Bremner Duthie. Whiskey Bars.Songs of Kurt Weill. Bread and Circus, 299Augusta Ave. 416-655-1869. .• 8:00: Dancap Productions. Jersey Boys.Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -.Also Mar 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-28, 30-Apr 4,6,7, and beyond.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Brooklyn Rider String Quartet. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. My Mother’sLesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding. PanasonicTheatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212.-. Also Mar. 3-7, 9-14, 16-21.A. Concerts In The GTA• 8:00: Music Toronto. Ursula Oppens,piano. Corigliano: Etude Fantasy; Winging It;Fantasia on an Ostinato; Beethoven: FantasyOp.77; Eroica Variations Op.35. Jane MallettTheatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723/800-708-6754. , .Wednesday March 03• 10:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival.Third Canadian Chopin Competition: SeniorDivision – Semi-Finals. John Paul II CulturalCentre, 4300 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga.289-937-6545. Free.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Lachen und Weinen und Lachen– From Ecstasy to Agony and Back Again.The emotional extremes of human experience.Rorem: War Scenes; Léhar: Fieber;Leguerney: Le Carnival; Brahms: Ophelia-Lieder; Somers: The Fool. Artists of the Uof T Faculty of Music. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Recital: Aaron James, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free.• 7:00: Canadian Chopin Festival. TheMuses Who Inspired the Master. Lecturerecitalby Janet Lopinski. John Paul IICultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Road,Mississauga. 289-937-6545. .• 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Rex.Rodgers & Harnick. Joe Cascone, AshleyGibson, David Haines, Andrea Barker.Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview MallDr. 416-755-1717. -.50. Also Mar.4-6.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. The IrishRovers. 101 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-477-5530. -.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Le Plus Forte.Golijov: The Last Round; Barry: Le PlusForte; Hétu: Symphony No. 5 (world premiere).Barbara Hannigan, soprano; AmadeusChoir; Elmer Iseler Singers; Peter Oundjian,conductor/host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -8.Thursday March 04• 10:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival.Third Canadian Chopin Competition Senior28 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMarch 1 - April 7, 2010

Division – Semi-Finals. John Paul II CulturalCentre, 4300 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga.289-937-6545. Free.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Series: Winter Winds. Chambermusic gems and a large-scale work performedby members of the wind and brasssections of The National Ballet of CanadaOrchestra. David Briskin, conductor. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation.Fandango. Lorelle Angelo, soprano; Juan-Carlos Luna, guitar; Daniel Norman, pianoand organ. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free.• 12:10: University of Toronto. Great20th-Century Composers from Ibert toIves. Giles Tomkins, bass-baritone; KathrynTremills, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744.Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Patricia Wright, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x51. Free.• 2:00: Smile Theatre. The RagingGrannies. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church,1585 Yonge St. 416-222-2264. .• 7:00: Alchemy. An Hour of ChamberMusic. Hurlstone: Trio; Mozart:Divertimento; Fruhling: Trio Op. 40. ElizabethDay and Roland Wilk, clarinet; Larkin Hinder,bassoon; Michelle Kyle, cello; Marion Wilk,piano. Belmont House, 55 Belmont St. 416-964-9231. Free.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Rex.See Mar 3.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall/Royal Conservatory. The Songbookwith Steven Page. Music by Cohen, Costello,Simon, Wainwright, Siberry, and Radiohead.Art of Time Ensemble; Andrew Burashko,director. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .62-.14.• 8:00: Opera York. Rigoletto. Verdi.Charlotte Corwin, soprano (Gilda); RomuloDelgado, tenor (Duke of Mantua); NicolaeRaiciu, baritone (Rigoletto); Sabatino Vacca,artistic director. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. 10268 Yonge St. RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. -. Also Mar 6.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Musiciansfrom Marlboro. Haydn: String Quartet inE flat; Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello;Brahms: Clarinet Quintet. Mazzoleni Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 8:00: Small World Music. Tinariwen.Taureg guitarists from the southern SaharaDesert. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410Sherbourne St. 416-536-5439. ; (advance).Friday March 05• 10:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival.Third Canadian Chopin Competition: JuniorDivision. John Paul II Cultural Centre, 4300Cawthra Rd., Mississauga. 289-937-6545.Free.• 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: York U BrassEnsemble. Works by Bach, Byrd, Scheidt,Shostakovich, Husa, Waller, and others.James MacDonald, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: Alliance Française Toronto. AdamSherkin and Guests. Pianist Adam Sherkinperforms music by French and Canadiancomposers. 24 Spadina Rd. 416- 922-2014..• 7:30: Canadian Chopin Festival. Chopinand Friends: A Parisian Salon Recital. JohnPaul II Cultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Rd.,Mississauga. 289-937-6545. .• 7:30: Ontario Philharmonic. World’sGreatest Opera Choruses with the TorontoMendelssohn Choir. Leoncavallo: Preludefrom I Pagliacci; Verdi: Chorus of theHebrew Slaves from Nabucco; Berlioz:Roman Carnival Overture; other works.Guests: Durham Youth Orchestra; MarcoParisotto, conductor. P.C . Ho Theatre,5183 Sheppard Ave. E. 905-579-6711. ;(st/children).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Un Ballo inMaschera. Verdi. Dolores Tjart, soprano(Amelia); Slava Serebrianik, tenor (Riccardo);Douglas Tranquada, baritone (Renato);Jennifer Raisor, soprano (Oscar); MelanieHartshorn-Walton, mezzo (Ulrica); WilliamShookhoff, music director and pianist.College St. United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. .• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Postcards. A staged recital featuringworks by Rossini, Poulenc, Britten, Coplandand Sondheim. Students from the studiosof Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, andNorma Burrowes; Raisa Nakhmanovich, accompanist.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. $15; (st).• 8:00: All Saints Anglican Church, KingCity. Chamber Music with Voice. Mozart:Kegelstatt Trio K498; Rapoport: Trio forClarinet, Viola and Piano (premiere); Linesfrom the Song of Songs; Shakespeare’sAviary; Schubert: Der Hirte auf dem Felsen.Melanie Conly, soprano; Peter Stoll, clarinet;Katharine Rapoport, viola; Peter Longworth,piano. 12935 Keele St., King City. 905-833-5432. ; (st/sr).arraymusic.comDIVAS of the21st CENTURYa fundraiserat The Rivoli, 334 Queen St WPatricia O’CallaghanFides KruckerAlejandra Ribera & friendsFriday March 5, 8pm• 8:00: Arraymusic. Divas of the 21stCentury – A CabArray Fundraising Concert.New arrangements of jazz standards byGzowski, Stevenson, and Occhipinti. Guests:Patricia O’Callaghan, Fides Krucker, andothers. The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. 416-596-1908.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Rex.See Mar 3.creation2009 - 2010 CONCERT SEASONClassical CreationsFeaturing Schumman’s song cycle Mädchenlieder. Withspecial guests, the Boston City Singers.Calvin Presbyterian Church26 Delisle Avenue (Yonge & St. Clair)Tickets: adults, students/seniorstickets(416) 932-8666 ext 231info@torontochildrenschorus.comFrom Praetorius to Bach:VISIºNS ofDARKNESSAND LIGHTMarch 5 & 6 at 8 pmTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. WestAS LOW ASA CONCERTFor Tickets call 416-964-6337or order onlinewww.torontoconsort.orgMarch 1 - April 7, 2010 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 29spresentsThe early German Baroque is renowned for itsmagnificent sacred symphonies and concertos,performed with massed forces of voices, sackbuts,cornetto, strings, lutes and keyboards, oftendramatically arranged around the listeners. ThisToronto Consort program features heartfelt worksof anguish and redemption, including music byPraetorius, Schütz, Schein, and even early works byJ.S. Bach that call for these forces.

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