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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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Women’s Musical Club

Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayFebruary 23, 1.30 p.m.ROGER CHASE, violaMICHIKO OTAKI, pianowww.wmct.on.caConcert sponsor:The Estates ofMiriam & Irving SteinbergSee Feb 3.• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Corktown Chamber Orchestra. Esoterica:The Sum of Our Parts. An evening ofsmaller ensembles, featuring familiar excerpts,pop and new music. Paul McCulloch, conductor.Little Trinity Anglican Church, 425 King St.E. 416-367-0272. ; free(children).• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with WyntonMarsalis. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Queen of Puddings Music Theatre/Canadian Stage. Beckett: Feck It! See Feb 17.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 8:00: Show One Productions. VladimirSpivakov, violin with Olga Kern, piano. Brahms:Sonata No.3 in d Op.108; Stravinsky: Suite Italienne;Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel; Franck:Sonata in A. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -0.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.Virtuoso Vivaldi. Vivaldi: La Tempesta di Mare;Concerto for mandolin in C; Concerto for luteand viola d’amore in d; Telemann: Concerto forrecorder and bassoon in F. Marion Verbruggen,recorder; Thomas Georgi, viola d’amore; LucasHarris, lute; Christina Mahler; cello; DominicTeresi, bassoon; Jeanne Lamon, director.Trinity-St Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. –; –; –(30and under). Also Feb 24–25; Feb 26(mat).• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra.Ravel, Mendelssohn, Torke, Saint-Saëns. Ravel:Le Tombeau de Couperin; Mendelssohn:Violin Concerto Op.64 in e; Torke: Ash; Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.2 Op.55 in a. TimothyChooi, violin; guest: Scott Seaton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-9388.; (sr).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 4. See Feb 22.• 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMedicine. Daffydil 2012: The Root of WhatPlagues You. See Feb 22.A. Concerts in the GTAFriday February 24• 7:00: Dixie Presbyterian Church. BeverlyTaft Trio. 3065 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga.905-277-1620. , includes light refreshments.Benefit for youth group’s trip to CanadaYouth 2012 Conference.• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Lucia diLammermoor. See Feb 15.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonica Orchestra.Classical Gold. Freedman: Caricature; Elgar:Cello Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No.3“Eroica.” Sabatino Vacca, conductor; guest:Winona Zelenka, cello. Scarlett Heights EntrepreneurialAcademy, 15 Trehorne Dr., Etobicoke.416-239-5665. ; (sr); (st).7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. David Sereda. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto/RoyalConservatory. Strings Series: Eliot Fisk, guitar.D. Scarlatti: Six Sonatas for Guitar; Bach:Ciaccona from Partita No.2 in d; Paganini: 24Caprices arranged for guitar; Schwertsik: EinKleines Requiem. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-964-8298 or 416-408-0208. .50and up.• 8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church/Toronto Centre of the Royal Canadian Collegeof Organists. Fridays @ 8: Duo Majoya.Organ/piano duets. Ruth Watson-Henderson:new work; and works by Albinoni, Bédard andSchubert. Marnie Giesbrecht, organ; JoachimSeger, piano. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. ; (sr/st).sine nomineEnsemble for Medieval MusicThe Road toCanterburyMusic forChaucer's PilgrimsFriday, February 24, 8 pmSaint Thomas's Church383 Huron StreetTickets / 416-638-9445sine.nomine@3web.compresentsFEB. 24 TH 2012 - 8PMIN CONCERTRoy Thomson Hall60 Simcoe Street, Toronto, ONFOR TICKETS CALL: 416.872.4255or pavlo.com & roythomsonhall.comTicket Price: .50, .50 & .50Sponsored by40 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

Pantone versionCMYK versionBlack & White version• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. Pavlo. Mediterranean guitar. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50 –.50.• 8:00: Musideum. Laurance Tan, tenor. MichaelBerkorsky, piano; guest: Ray Hanson,baritone. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248..• 8:00: Pilaros. Pavlo: An Evening of MediterraneanGuitar. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Queen of Puddings Music Theatre/Canadian Stage. Beckett: Feck It! See Feb 17.• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Studio JazzSeries: Peter Appleyard. Rose Studio Theatre,1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800..90.• 8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble for MedievalMusic. The Road to Canterbury: Music forChaucer’s Pilgrims. English and French medievalmusic set to Chaucer’s Miller’s Tale and Franklin’sTale. Saint Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383Huron St. 416-638-9445. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Soweto Gospel Choir: African Grace. 1Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. –. AlsoFeb 25.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. VirtuosoVivaldi. See Feb 23.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Taptoo!Music by J. Beckwith and book by Reaney. Musictheatre set during the War of 1812, aboutthe founding of York. With Michael Barrett(Seth); Robert Longo (Wayne); Todd Delaney(Simcoe); Allison Angelo (Atahentsic); and others;Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director; LarryBeckwith, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. –. Also Feb25, 26(mat).• 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMedicine. Daffydil 2012: The Root of WhatPlagues You. See Feb 22.Saturday February 25• 1:30 and 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Orchestra Olympics. Dirk Meyer, conductor;Gregory Smith, narrator. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 2:00 and 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/ShowOne Productions. Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 2:00 and 8:00: Queen of Puddings MusicTheatre/Canadian Stage. Beckett: Feck It!See Feb 17.• 4:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. MasterComposers and Compositions: Classic Worksand Hidden Gems. TCC’s Training Choirs, Boy’sChoir and Cantare Choir. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-932-8666.–.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca.See Feb 3.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. The MerryWidow. See Feb 17.• 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. ACelebration of Song for St. David’s Day. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-410-2254. .• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Grit Laskin. St.Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.416-264-2235. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese. Schnittke: Suite in Old Style for Violinand Piano; Ravel: Sonata for Violin and PianoCanadian SinfoniettaWine & CheeseFebruary 25, 8 PMMichael Esch pianoJoyce Lai violinOlivia BrayleyQuackenbush hornSPONSORED BYThe Cambridge Food & Wine Societyin G; Brahms: Horn Trio Op.40. Michael Esch,piano; Joyce Lai, violin; Olivia Brayley Quackenbush,horn. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-558-8862. , includes wine and food.THE CHAMBER MUSICSOCIETY OF MISSISSAUGAMozart& MoreGREAT HALL SERIESThe SeraphinePiano TrioFEB. 258 PM• 8:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga.Great Hall Series: Mozart and More.Mozart: Quartet in E K52; Dvořák: Trio No.4 ine “Dumky”; Schubert: Trio in E-flat D929. SeraphinePiano Trio. Great Hall, Unitarian Congregationof Mississauga, 84 South Service Rd.,Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr);(st); (family of four).• 8:00: City of Brampton Concert Band. Heroesand Villains. Selections include I Believe,Schindler’s List, Flight of the Bumblebee andFanfare for the Common Man. Darryl Eaton,music director; guests: William Snodgrass, percussion;Susan Zach, violin; Julia Pulo, vocals;James Faulkner, guitar; and others. 905-874-2800. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.; (st); (12 and under).• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Gallery 345/Marta Herman. Adventures:Toronto. Hatzis: Sappho Songs for voiceand chamber ensemble; K. Lau: String Quartet;and other works. Marta Herman, mezzo; TonBeau String Quartet; Maika’I Nash, piano. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. (st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Jay Davis. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. A Journey IntoBrahms. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op.77;Symphony No.2. Marco Parisotto, conductor;guest: Ye-Eun Choi, violin. Regent Theatre, 50King St. E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. –. Also Feb 28 (Toronto).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Beethoven andYour Brain, Part II. Beethoven: Overture toEgmont; Symphony No.5 in c; Symphony No.9“Choral” (excerpts); Symphony No.3 in E-flat“Eroica.” Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, EdwinOutwater, director; Daniel Levitin, writer andneuroscientist. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra/TorontoChoral Society. Brahms’ Requiemand Schubert’s Unfinished. Brahms: A GermanRequiem; Schubert: Symphony No.8 in b “Unfinished.”Ronald Royer and Geoffrey Butler,conductors. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute,3663 Danforth Ave. 416-429-0007. ;(sr); (youth). 7:15: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Soweto Gospel Choir: African Grace. SeeFeb 24.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. VirtuosoVivaldi. See Feb 23.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Taptoo!See Feb 24.• 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMedicine. Daffydil 2012: The Root of WhatPlagues You. See Feb 22.Sunday February 26• 10:30am: Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch. Jazz for Worship. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250. Freewill offering. Religiousservice.• 2:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 2:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.February 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 41

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