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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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The WholeNote ListingsThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In thecurrent issue, there are listings for events in Barrie,Brantford, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Huntsville, Jordan,Kingston, Kitchener, London, Orillia, Owen Sound, Peterborough,Port Hope, St. Catharines, Waterloo. Starts on page 48.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 51.D.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers,competitions, screenings, lectures, symposia,masterclasses, workshops, singalongs, andother music-related events (except performances) whichmay be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 54.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION A phone number is provided withevery listing in The WholeNote — 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 The WholeNote 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.LISTINGS DEADLINE The next issue covers the period fromMarch 1, 2012, to April 7, 2012. All listings must be received by6pm Wednesday February 15.MUSICAL THEATRE:EXTENDED RUNS NOT LISTED DAILYMainstage musical theatre productions with runs of more than 15performances appear only once in our daily concert listings, on the dateof the first performance falling within the date range covered in the issue.Details for such shows are provided below:• February 07 7:30: Dancap Productions. In the Heights. L-M.Miranda. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-644-3665 or1-866-950-7469. –5. Runs to February 19. No performanceson Mondays. Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm. Wednesday, Saturday andSunday matinees at 2pm.• February 10 7:30: Mirvish Productions. War Horse. Based on novel byM. Morpurgo; adapted by N. Stafford; music by A. Sutton. Featuring lifesizedpuppets created by Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa.Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. –$175.Extended run to at least June 10. No performances on Mondays.Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm. Wednesday, Saturday and Sundaymatinees at 2pm. No matinees on Wed Feb 15 and 29; Sat Feb 11; SunFeb 12 and 26. Added evening performance Mon Feb 27 at 7:30pm.Readers interested in listings for one specific genre, such as, forexample, Music Theatre, Early Music, New Music or Choral Music,may be interested in using our listings search engine online atwww.thewholenote.com/listings.TORONTO’S PREMIERE MUSICAL THEATREproudly presentsLISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com 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 versionof this map: www.thewholenote.com.LakeHuron6GeorgianBay73 42 15Lake ErieCity of Toronto8Lake OntarioThe Tony Award-winning musical revue that ran inNew York for 30 years!A hilarious tribute to all your favorite musicals...* THE MUSIC MAN * THE SOUND OF MUSIC * CATS ** HELLO, DOLLY! * GUYS & DOLLS * ANNIE ** LES MISERABLES * JOSEPH... * THE LION KING ** PHANTOM OF THE OPERA * WICKED *and many more!FAIRVIEW LIBRARY THEATRE35 Fairview Mall Dr., Sheppard/Don Mills. TICKETS - .78 + HSTFebruary 22 to March 10Wed. – 7pm / Thurs. To Sat. – 8pm / Sun. – 2pm / March 10 – 2 & 8pm30 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

Wednesday February 01• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Peter Bishop, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 1:30 and 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/Obsidian Theatre. Caroline, or Change. Bookand lyrics by Kushner; music by Tesori. Canadianpremiere. With Arlene Duncan (Caroline);Neema Bickersteth (The Moon); Deborah Hay(Rose Stopnick); Alana Hibbert (Dottie); CameronMacDuffee (Stuart Gellman); and others.Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. –. Also Feb 2–5, 8–12.Start times vary.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:Lost Love Songs. Heather Bambrick, vocals;Chase Sanborn, trumpet; Mark Kieswetter,piano; Mike McClennan, bass. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 8:00: Humber School of Creative & PerformingArts. Latin Jazz Night. Hilario Durán,piano/compositions/arrangements; Luis MarioOchoa, guitar/vocals/compositions/arrangements;Dominic Mancuso, percussion; studentson various instruments. Humber Lakeshore Auditorium,3199 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Etobicoke.416-675-6622 x3427. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. Puppet musical for adults. Amelia Hironaka,choreographer; Seanna Kennedy, director.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. –. Also Feb 2–3, Feb 4(mat).• 8:00: Musideum. Mike Evin, singer-songwriter.401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. .• 8:00: Talisker Players. Starry Night – ofSleep and Dreams – the Wonder and Terror ofthe Night. Britten: Serenade; Kaminsky: Nightpiece;Kuzmenko: Nocturne and Dance; Plant:Bella Notte; Saint-Saëns: Les Violons dans lesoir; Schoeck: Notturno. Guests: Rufus Müller,tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; StewartArnott, actor/reader. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800 or 416-978-8849. ; (sr); (st). 7:15: Pre-concertchat.Thursday February 02• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: From the Grammar of Dreams:Vocal Music of Kaija Saariaho. Artists from theCOC Ensemble Studio perform vocal works ofA. Concerts in the GTAKaija Saariaho. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.Programme to be introduced by the composer.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Students fromthe University of Toronto Faculty of Music.1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Beverly Johnston:Percussion and the Spoken Word. Ung: CinnabarHeart; Spencer: Everybody Talking About Freedom(premiere); Ho: Woman Who Runs withWolves; Rzewski: To the Earth; Hatzis: In theFire of Conflict. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Love fromAfar. Saariaho. Russell Braun, baritone (JaufréRudel); Erin Wall, soprano (Clémence); KrisztinaSzabó, mezzo (The Pilgrim); Johannes Debus,music director; Daniele Finze Pasca, stage director.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –8; (under 30). Also Feb 4, 8, 10, 12, 14,18, 22. Start times vary.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Afiara String Quartet. Haydn: String345 Sorauren Avenue[Dundas/Roncesvalles]■ Stacie Dunlop,Krista Vincent, PemiPaull, John Corban,Katelyn Clark,Tokai String Quartet,EDGES, MariannaHumestka, ErikaCrino, Kaili Maimets,Carla Hutanen,Adam Sherkin, MartaHerman, Ton BeauString Quartet,Maika'i Nash, ZagrebPiano Trio, NormanAdams, Lee Pui Ming,Erin Donovan■ for monthlyperformances go towww.gallery345.com/performances■ 416.822.9781 forreservationsModern, Classical, Jazz,Folk, World, RentalsQuartet in F Op.74 No.2; Sibelius: String Quartetin d Op.56 “Voce intimae”; Mendelssohn:String Quintet No.1 in A Op.18. Guests: CatherineGray, Laurence Schaufele, viola. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and Drama Society.The Yeoman of the Guard. Gilbert & Sullivan.Daniel Norman, music director. St. Anne’sParish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 16-922-4415.; (sr/st). Also Feb 3-5.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Mahler’s First. Hillborg: King Tide;Mahler: Blumine; Symphony No.1. Universityof Toronto Symphony Orchestra, David Briskin,conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/ObsidianTheatre. Caroline, or Change. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Soundstreams. The Sealed Angel. Shchedrin.Music drama. Amadeus Choir; ElmerIseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor; ProArteDanzadance company, Lars Scheibner, choreographer.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; (under 35/artsworker). 7:00: Pre-concert chat. Also Feb 3.• 8:00: Stacie Dunlop/Gallery 345. ReveDoux-Amer/Bittersweet Dream. Works by Debussy,J. Harvey, S. Silver, Carter; and newworks by Canadian composers C. Ross, S. Godin,T. Olson; featuring Baudelaire’s poemsfrom Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers of Evil).Stacie Dunlop, soprano; Krista Vincent, piano.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr); (st).ElEctrifying ExpEriEncEsMost Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdaysat noon or 5:30 p.m.coc.ca 416-363-8231Media SponSorSarabesque dance, photo: Chris HutchesonFebruary 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 31

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