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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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  • February
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• 2:00: Opera York.

• 2:00: Opera York. Die Fledermaus. J.Strauss. Matthew Zadow, tenor (Gabriel vonEisenstein); Ilona Karan, soprano (Rosalinda);Anna Bateman, soprano (Adele); Ryan Harper,tenor (Alfred); Tony Cleverton, baritone (Dr.Falke); with orchestra and chorus; GeoffreyButler, artistic director; Penny Cookson, stagedirector. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; (st). Also Mar 1(eve)and Mar 3(eve). English surtitles.• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni MastersSeries: Jeffrey Beecher, bass and Friends.Works by Bach, Bartók and Rota. Guests: JosephJohnson, cello; Vanessa Lee, piano; andothers. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 2:00: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Lucia diLammermoor. See Feb 15.• 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Taptoo!A. Concerts in the GTASee Feb 24.• 2:00 and 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/ShowOne Productions. Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 2:30: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking. Early 17th century Germanchamber music. Elyssa Lefurgey-Smithand Christopher Verrette, violins; Sara-AnneChurchill, harpsichord. St. David’s AnglicanChurch, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610.Free, donations welcome.• 3:00: Hart House Music Committee. SundayConcerts: 651st Concert. Works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Massenet. Caroline Leonardelli,harp; Julie Trudea, cello. Great Hall, 7Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.• 3:00: Metro Jazz Society. Mike Field Quintet.Paupers Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. 416-483-3222. .• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Winter Tales.Larson: The Winter’s Tale; Meyer: In MemoriamHenryk Gorecki; de Falla: El Sombrero deTres; Picos: Suite No.1; Copland: Fanfare forthe Common Man; Prokofiev: Romeo and JulietSuite No.2. Danielle Lisboa, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142 or 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (under 18). 2:15:Pre-concert talk.• 3:00: Pickering Village United Church. IanSadler, organ. 300 Church St. N., Ajax. 905-683-4721. Freewill offering.• 3:00: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.Chamber Music Soirée. Schmitt: Lied andScherzo for double wind quintet; Mozart: GranPartita. Christopher Gongos, French horn;Op e r aY o r kJohann Strauss’Die FledermausA Comedy of Intoxicated RomanceSunday, February 26, 20122:00 pmThursday March 1, 20128:00 pmSaturday, March 3, 20128:00 pmGeoffrey Butler,Artistic DirectorWith orchestra, chorus and supertitles.Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts10268 Yonge Street, Richmond HillCall 905 787-8811 • Website: http://rhcentre.caTickets: - • Students 42 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

members of SSW; Andrew Chung, music director.M.L. McConaghy Seniors’ Centre, 10100Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 416-652-2077. ;(sr/st).• 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. VirtuosoVivaldi. See Feb 23.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Mississauga Youth Orchestra. WinterConcert. Haydn: Surprise Symphony; Liszt:Hungarian Rhapsody No.2; Jenkins: Palladio;Badelt: Suite from Pirates of the Caribbean.John Barnum, conductor; Ben Bolt-Martin,cello and conductor. Eden United Church, 3051Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 905-451-0988.; (ages 4-17).• 4:00: St. Olave’s Church. Choral Evensongfor First Sunday in Lent. 360 Windemere Ave.416-769-5686. Freewill offering; religiousservice.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Ralph Peter Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.• 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, withorchestra. Fauré: Requiem; Rheinberger: OrganConcerto No.1. Stephen King, baritone; WilliamMaddox, organ and conductor; guest: DavidFord, conductor. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Admission by donation.• 5:00: St. Olave’s Church. City Flutes. Bach:Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (arr. for flute);Greensleeves (arr. A. McGinty); works byReicha and Bozza. Lana Chou Hoyt, director.360 Windemere Ave. 416-769-5686. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Gripped By Passion.Vivier: Wo Bist du licht!; Scelsi: Ohoi;Rea: Zefiro torna; Schnittke: Concerto for Violaand Orchestra. Teng Li, viola; Krisztina Szabó,mezzo; Alex Paul, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –;.35–.70(sr); (30 and under). 7:15:Pre-concert talk.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Doug Gibson. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Canadian Voices Vocal Recital Series: Julie Boulianne.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. .50–.50.Monday February 27• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical instrumentalRecital with student soloists. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five Small Concerts: Motherland,Nature and Nostalgia. Grieg: String QuartetNo.1 in g Op.27; Smetana: String QuartetNo.1 in e JB1:105 “From My Life.” EtsukoKimura, violin; Angelique Toews, violin; ChristopherRedfield, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ; $17(sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: Henri-Paul Sicsic,piano. Beethoven: 15 Variations andfugue in E-flat Op.35 “Eroica”; Sonata No.31in A-flat Op.110; Bagatelles Op.33; Nos. 1and 5 Op.126. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Jazz FM.91. Sound of Jazz ConcertSeries: The Jazz.FM Youth Band Meets Lew Tabackin.The Old Mill Dining Room, 21 Old MillRd. 416-231-2641. ; (st).Tuesday Febuary 28• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: German Romanticism:Thuille and Strauss.Thuille: Sextet in B-flatOp.6 for winds and piano; Strauss: Violin Sonata.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Musicat Midday: Bach Series XIII. Andrew Adair,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231.Freewill offering.• 8:00: Les Amis Concerts. Zagreb Piano Trio.Works by Ravel, Shostakovich, Šipuš and Pepa.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Mooredale Concerts/Ontario PhilharmonicOrchestra. A Journey Into Brahms.Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op.77; SymphonyNo.2 Op.73. Ye-Eun Choi, violin; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-922-3714 x103. • 8:00: Musideum. James Correa, singer-songwriter.Guest: Maia Davies, vocals. 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. /(adv).• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.Wednesday February 29• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Crossing Borders. Šipuš:Gonars Trio; Pepa: Falstaff Variations; Ravel:Trio in a. Zagreb Piano Trio: Martin Draušnik,violin; Pavle Zajcev, cello; Danijel Detoni, piano.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Philip Fournier, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. John Paul Farahat, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 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: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. DRUM! Featuring 20 musicians,dancers, drummers and singers from Black,Acadian, Aboriginal and Celtic cultures. 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469or 1-866-768-8801. –.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.Thursday March 01• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Students from theUniversity of Toronto Faculty of Music. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Colleen Skull, soprano.Works from the 20th and 21st centuries.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.Andrew Chung, Music Director2011/2012 SeasonChristopher Gongos, French HornChamber Music SoiréeFebruary 26 at 3 pmM.L. McConaghy Seniors’ CentreAn afternoon of chamber music withChristopher Gongos and membersof Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.Tickets: / Available at the doorCall 416-652-2077 for more informationBallet, Broadway and the Big ScreenApril 22, 2012 at 2 pmRichmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Artsincluding music from Star Wars,West Side Story, and The Firebird SuiteTickets: /905-787-8811 or www.rhcentre.caAssociates of theTorontoSymphonyOrchestrapresentMotherland, Nature and NostalgiaMonday, February 27, 2012 7:30 pmEdvard Grieg, String quartet No. 1 in G minor,Opus 27Bědrich Smetana, String quartet #1 in E minor"From my life", JB 1:105Etsuko Kimura, violinAngelique Toews, violinChristopher Redfield, violaRoberta Janzen, celloTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre427 Bloor Street West, Toronto(2 blocks west of Spadina Avenue)Tickets: Reg. ; Stu./Srs. $17For tickets call 416-282-6636www.associates-tso.orgFebruary 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 43

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