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Volume 16 Issue 5 - February 2011

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Kuumba Kicks Off

Kuumba Kicks Off BHMANDREW TIMARI-- at-– on erhu - -kora, kalimba, adungu,endongo, ngoni - Voices of the Diaspora … Haitian Voices Ayiti Diplomaci- ------ Olden New Golden Blue-Amadou Kienou. MarcoPolo Project. -- World at Noon. - Acoustic Africa---mbirambaqangajitkateke (Andrew Timar is a Toronto musician and music writer. He can bereached at worldmusic@thewholenote.com.10 thewholenote.comFebruary 1 - March 7, 2011

“A Feast for the Earsand the Eyes!”- Classical 96.3FMTIM RIES “STONES WORLD”Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:00pm Koerner HallSaxophonist Tim Ries, “a singular talent”(New York Times), has assembled RollingStones band members Bernard Fowler (vocals),Darryl Jones (bass), Ben Monder (guitar),and the University of Toronto Big Band toperform classic Rolling Stones tunes in jazzynew arrangements. “An engaging andimaginative outing that's definitely worthyof a listen.” (Jazz Times)LES PERCUSSIONSDE STRASBOURGThursday, February 24, 20118:00pm Koerner HallExperience Iannis Xenakis'Persephassa with the ensemblesurrounding the audience, theworld premiere of AndrewStaniland’s heX, and JohnCage's Credo in Us.ROYAL CONSERVATORYORCHESTRA CONDUCTEDBY JULIAN KUERTIFriday, February 18, 20118:00pm Koerner HallJulian Kuerti leads the RCO andsoloist, Isaac Chalk, in a performanceof Smetana’s Overture to The BarteredBride, Bartók’s Viola Concerto, andStravinsky’s Petrushka.ANNE SOFIE VON OTTERAND BRAD MEHLDAU“LOVE SONGS”Friday, February 25, 20118:00pm Koerner HallThe charismatic Swedish mezzosopranoteams up with a GrammyAward-winning American jazzpianist for a mixed program ofclassical and jazz music.HILARY HAHN, VIOLIN WITHVALENTINA LISITSA, PIANOTuesday, March 1, 20118:00pm Koerner Hall“America’s best young classicalmusician” (Time) will perform Tartini,Beethoven, Ives, Bach and Antheil.“Hahn never fails to dazzle inperformance.” (Los Angeles Times)JOAQUIN VALDEPEÑAS,JOHN PERRY & FRIENDSSunday, February 20, 2011,2pm Mazzoleni Concert HallAcclaimed pianist John Perryperforms solo and is then joinedby TSO Principals Joaquin Valdepeñas(clarinet), Sarah Jeffrey (oboe),Michael Sweeney (bassoon), andNeil Deland (horn) to performSchumann, Berg, and Beethoven.ANAGNOSON & KINTON WITHDAVID KENT & JOHN RUDOLPHSunday, February 6, 2011,2pm Mazzoleni Concert HallPiano duo, Anagnoson & Kinton, joinsforces with TSO Principal TimpanistDavid Kent and Principal PercussionistJohn Rudolph, to perform Bartók’sSonata for Two Pianos and Percussionand Rachmaninov’s Suite No 2 forTwo Pianos.AFIARA STRING QUARTETSaturday, March 5, 2011,7:30pm Mazzoleni Concert HallHear the much anticipated return ofthe Canadian players of The JuilliardSchool's Graduate Resident StringQuartet, including graduates ofour Young Artists PerformanceAcademy. Second prize winnersin the 2010 Banff InternationalString Quartet Competition andSzékely Prize winners!TICKETS ON SALE NOW! rcmusic.ca 416.408.0208273 Bloor St. W. (Bloor & Avenue Road) Toronto

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