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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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Wiegold, Manzon and others; includes. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Alana Bridgewater. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. JorgeCaballero, classical guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8298. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. BohemianVoyage. Dvořák: Cello Concerto in b Op.104;Smetana: Three Dances from The BarteredBride; Sarka from Ma Vlast; Borodin: In theSteppes of Central Asia; and other works.Guests: Adrian Fung, cello; Misha Roháč, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. –.50.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Middle EasternMusic Series: Yasmin Levy and Omar Faruk Tekbilek.Israeli Ladino singer and Turkish multiinstrumentalist.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.House of Dreams. See Feb 8.• 8:00: Velvet Curtain. Valentine’s ChocolateCabaret. See Feb 8.• 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. TheGrand Tour. Mozart: Overture to Idomeno;Wagner: Die Meistersinger Overture;Reinecke: Flute Concerto; Bartók: RomanianFolk Dances; Sibelius: Andante Festivo;Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale; and other works.Máté Szigeti, flute; Gregory Burton, musicdirector. Trinity Anglican Church, 79 VictoriaSt., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr);A. Concerts in the GTA(st). Also Feb 12 (Richmond Hill).Sunday February 12• 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music & Truffles:Beethoven – Immortal Musical Genius.Interactive concert for ages 5–15. Anton Kuerti,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Pk. 416-922-3714 x103. .• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Love fromAfar. See Feb 4.• 2:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinees at Montgomery’s Inn Museum. FeliciaMittica, soprano. Montgomery’s Inn Museum,4709 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke. 226-289-1830. ; .50(child).• 2:00 and 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Arabesque/SmallWorld Music. JAMRA. SeeFeb 9• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Cathedral Classics II: Choirs in Concert.Martin: Mass for double choir; Bach: Lobet denHerrn; Handel: The King Shall Rejoice; othera cappella works. MacMillan Singers; ChamberChoir from Cawthra Park High School; HilaryApfelstadt, Robert Anderson, conductors.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 3:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Doug MacNoughton.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 3:00: Oakville Ensemble. Heart to Heart.Works by Dowland, Möhlich and Austin.Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, 2745North Ridge Trail, Oakville. 905-825-9740./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st);(family)/(adv).• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Middle EasternMusic Series: Malek Jandali, piano: Echoes fromUgarit. Program inspired by the folk and ancientmusic of Syria. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 3:00: Toronto Beach Chorale. BeautyVoiced: Love Is. Songs by Berlin, Porter, Lerner& Lowe and Rodgers & Hammerstein. MervinFick, conductor. Kingston Road United Church,975 Kingston Rd. 416-778-0949 x2. ;(under 18).• 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.House of Dreams. See Feb 8.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. WinterScenes. Medtner: Sonata Reminiscenza “VergesseneWeisen”; Rachmaninoff: Etudes TableauxOp.39. Ron Greidanus, piano. 157 MainSt. S., Georgetown. 905-877-6569. .Post-recital reception.• 4:00: Musideum. Sundays with Sierra. SeeFeb 5.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Diana Panton, vocals; Reg Schwager,guitar; Don Thompson, bass. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering.• 7:00: Aurora Performing Arts Group.Parade. See Feb 10.• 7:00: Bloom Restaurant. Valentine’s DinnerPerformance with the Luis Mario Ochoa TraditionalCuban Quartet. 2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315. (includes dinner).• 7:00: Church of God of Prophecy NationalSingles Ministry. Pep Rally Concert. DaveBrown, trumpet; Christian jazz by Blue Soul;Word Made Flesh and others. West End WorshipCentre, 1344 Martin Grove Rd. 905-625-1278 or 647-342-8990. /(adv).• 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. TheGrand Tour. Mozart: Overture to Idomeno; Wagner:Die Meistersinger Overture; Reinecke:Flute Concerto; Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances;Sibelius: Andante Festivo; Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale;and other works. Máté Szigeti, flute;Gregory Burton, music director. RichmondHill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 416-410-0860. ;(sr); (st). Also Feb 11 (Aurora).ORGANizedSundayFebruary 128 pmThe Music Gallery/15Sunday, February 123:00 p.m.975 Kingston Rd.Tickets / Under 18More Information:www.torontobeachchorale.com416 924 4945continuummusic.org• 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.ORGANized. Ligeti: Continuum (for twomarimbas); Oesterle: Daydream Mechanics VI;new works by Current, Klanac and Marsella.Guests: Haruka Fujii, percussion; RichardMarsella, barrel organ. Music Gallery, 197John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/st/artsworker).36 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

Monday February 13• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca.See Feb 3.• 7:30: Unionville High School Arts YorkAlumni. Is There Life After High School? Bookby J. Kindley. Music and lyrics by C. Carnelia.With Salvatore Antonio, Adam Brazier, RebeccaGolden, Lisa Kisch, Tracy Michailidis, ZoranaSadiq and others. Markham Theatre, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469.. All proceeds to Musical Works in Concert.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Chamber Music Series: St. LawrenceString Quartet. Haydn: Quartet Op.76; Martinů:Quartet No.5; Dvořák: Quartet No.105. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Musideum. From Harlem to Hollywood:Charles Cozens, piano and Michael Danso, vocals.401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248..Tuesday February 14• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: Amore. Songs of infatuation, obsession,heartbreak and ecstasy. Julie Makerov,soprano; Anne Larlee, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Student Showcase.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Musicat Midday. Wayne Carroll, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Love fromAfar. See Feb 4.• 8:00: Les Amis Concerts. Les Amis PianoDuo and Guest. Works by Rotili, Stefanovic,Manolache & Carneci, Runchak, K.N. Chanand Pepa. Marianna Humetska and Erika Crino,pianos; guest: Kaili Maimets, flute. Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Special Valentine’s Show:Sandra Taylor, singer-songwriter. 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. or PWYC.• 8:00: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. Voices ofthe Diaspora … The Book of Negros. Multimediapresentation based on novel by L. Hill, withfolk, classical, spirituals and jazz selections.Featuring Lawrence Hill, writer and Joe SealyQuartet. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.Wednesday February 15• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Paul Jessen, organ. 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Simon Walker, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:2-Piano Jazz Fusion. Robi Botos and HilarioDurán, pianos. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Lucia diLammermoor. Donizetti. Carrie Gray, soprano(Lucia – Feb 15, 26, Mar 3); Tammy Short, soprano(Lucia – Feb 18, 24, 29); Yevgeny Yablonovsky,baritone (Enrico); Jay Lambie, tenor(Edgardo – Feb 15, 24, Mar 3); Pablo Benitez,tenor (Edgardo – Feb 18, 26, 29); AnthonyFaure, tenor (Arturo); Frank de Jong, bass(Raimondo); Christie Kidd, soprano (Alisa); GiuseppeMacina, director. Bickford Centre Theatre,777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849. ;(sr/st). Also Feb 18, 24, 29 and Mar 3; Feb26(mat). Italian with English surtitles.Thursday February 16• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: L’amour à 4. Brahms: LiebesliederWalzer; Schumann: Spanisches Liederspiel;Greer: All Around the Circle. Russell Braun,baritone; Erin Wall, soprano; Krisztina Szabó,mezzo; Christopher Enns, tenor; Carolyn Mauleand Johannes Debus, accompaniment. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: San Agustin Duo. Emma Banfield, violin;Diana Dumlavwalla, piano. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Gregg Redner, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Markham Theatre for thePerforming Arts. Louise Pitre: Broadway toParis. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. (mat);–(eve).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca.See Feb 3.• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show OneProductions. Dani Girl. Dimond and Kooman.Musical comedy about a nine-year-old girl’sbattle with cancer. With Gabi Epstein, AmandaLeBlanc, Jonathan Logan and Jeff Madden; RichardOuzounian, stage director; Wayne Gwillim,music director. Theatre Passe Mureille,Backspace, 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529.. Also Feb 17, 18, 20, 22–27, 29; Mar 1–4.No Tues performances; Sat and Sun matineesat 2pm.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty Music.Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago.Obeah Opera. Book, libretto and music by N.Brooks. With Ella Andall, Nicole Brooks, JoniNehRita, Saphire Demitro, Saidah Baba Talibahand others; ahdri zhina mandiela, director. 918Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-533-1500. ; (sr/st); (previews). Also Feb17, 19, 22–25, 26(mat) 29, Mar 1–3; 4(mat).• 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Playing forChange. Multimedia project designed to inspire,connect and bring peace to the world throughmusic. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Livings Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. and up.• 8:00: Musideum. An Uncultured Pearl: TodPaul Dorozio, guitar. Guests: Samantha Chang,flute; Anna Antropova, violin; Chelsea Säuer,mezzo. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248..• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Symphony 5. Sibelius: The Swan ofTuonela; Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1;Beethoven: Symphony No.5. Sarah Chang,violin; John Storgaards, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. AlsoFeb 18.Friday February 17• 7:00: Antonitas D’Havila. In Concert.Gypsy and flamenco guitar. Trinity-St. Paul’sChurch, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849..50.• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight: Women’s Voices. Featuring Wendi Hunter,Gayle Ackroyd and Eve Goldberg. Sanderson• 7:30: Jazz Performance and EducationCentre (JPEC). Enesco Re-Imagined: LucianBan & John Hebert. Joyce Hammann, violin;Mat Maneri, viola; Ralph Alessi, trumpet; TonyMalaby, tenor saxophone; Lucian Ban, pianoand orchestration; John Hebert, bass and orchestration;and others; Peripheral Vision(opening act). Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Abduction from theSeraglio. Mozart. Alexandra LeBlanc, soprano(Konstanza); Athina Babayan, soprano (Blondchen);Zach Finkelstein, tenor (Belmonte); MichaelMacLean, tenor (Pedrillo); Raymond Accolas,bass (Osmin); guest: Brahm Goldhamer,piano and music director. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. The MerryWidow. Lehar. Jennifer Rasor, soprano (Anna);Jay Lambie, tenor (Danilo); Gerald Hannon,baritone (Baron); Christie Kidd, soprano (Valencienne- Feb 17, 22, Mar 4); Caroline Colantonio,soprano (Valencienne - Feb 19, 25, Mar2); Pablo Benitez, tenor (Camille - Feb 17, 25,Mar 4); William Parker, tenor (Camille - Feb 19,22, Mar 2); Beatrice Carpino, director. BickfordCentre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/st). Also Feb 22, 25 andMar 2; Feb 19(mat) and Mar 4(mat).GreatArtistPianoSeriespresentsAndré LaplanteFriday, February 178pmHall, whole St. Paul’s notes United Church, ad:Wholenotes 30 Main St. S., ad 1/20/12 10:08 AM Page 1Brampton. 647-233-3655 or 905-874-2800. www.auroraculturalcentre.ca; (sr/st).905 713-1818JPEC PresentsLUCIAN BAN &JOHN HEBERTE N E S COR E- I M AG I N E DFebruary 17, 20127:30 pmGlenn Gould Studio416-872-4255www.jazzcentre.ca• 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series: André Laplante, piano. Worksby Liszt and Schubert. 22 Church St., Aurora.905-713-1818. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Lawrence Cotton. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. AngerManagement. Works by Caldara, Handel, Purcelland Corelli. Laura Pudwell, mezzo. CalvinPresbyterian, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-910-8740.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Michael Kaeshammer, piano and vocals.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.• 8:00: Music Gallery/junctQin KeyboardCollective. Karlheinz Essl: A Portrait. Essl:Junctions (world premiere). 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (st).February 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 37

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