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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Richard Hansen, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Noon. Songs and ballads of theSephardic Diaspora. Judith Cohen, vocals; andothers. Martin Family Lounge, Rm.219, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.THROUGH THE WINDOWOF MARC CHAGALLYitzhakYedidpianoA genius of third stream music…MARCH 1, 8pmalgreentheatre.ca• 7:30: Miles Nadal jcc. Yitzhak Yedid:Through the Window of Marc Chagall. YitzhakYedid, piano and compositions. Al Green Theatre,750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. .• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty Music.Jazz Composers Concert. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Departments ofMusic, Theatre and Dance. Dido and Aenas.Purcell. Catherine Robbin, music director;Stephanie Martin, conductor; Gwen Dobie,stage director; Susan Lee, choreographer.Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888.A. Concerts in the GTA$17; (st/sr). Also Mar 2.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series: WallisGiunta, mezzo; Steven Philcox, piano. Wainwright:All Days are Nights: Songs for Lulu;also works by Britten, Purcell, Vaughan Williams,Barber and others. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50;(st; accompanying adult pays half price).• 8:00: Musideum. Lara Solnicki, vocals andGeorge Koller, bass. Jazz standards and originals.401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248..• 8:00: Opera York. Die Fledermaus. SeeFeb 26.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jordi Savall,viol. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NewCreations Festival: This Isn’t Silence. Current:This Isn’t Silence; Vivier: Lonely Child; Eötvös:Seven for Violin and Orchestra (Canadian premiere);Kurtág: Messages. Barbara Hannigan,soprano; Akiko Suwanai, violin; Peter Eötvös,conductor; Peter Oundjian, host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –5.Friday March 02• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U Brass Ensemble.James MacDonald, director. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Rm.112, Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/Show One Productions.Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. The MerryWidow. See Feb 17.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.Dido and Aenas. See Mar 1.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Joel Hartt. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Alejandra Ribera. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Rufus Cappadocia,cello. Cello and mbira trance from Zimbabwe.Guests: Mutamba Rainos and Pasi Gunguwo,mbira. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Soundstreams/Royal Conservatory.So Percussion: Cage @100. Works by Cage;Lizée: new work. Guests: Matmos; Dan Deacon,electronics; Nicole Lizée, turntable. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.Saturday March 03• 2:00 and 7:30: Amadeus Choir. A Celtic Celebration.With Rant Maggie Rant (Celtic band).Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-446-0188. ; (sr/st). Includes live andsilent auctions.• 2:00 and 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/ShowOne Productions. Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz andReflection: Music for the Soul: Come Together.Malvern Dance Band. St. Aidan’s AnglicanChurch, 70 Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082.Freewill offering.• 7:00: Mississauga Pops. TV Pops.Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd.,Mississauga. 905-615-4720. ; (sr/st);(child).• 7:30: Oakville Chamber Ensemble. MerryOlde England. Elgar: Introduction & Allegro;Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme ofThomas Tallis; Purcell: The Old Bachelor Suite;Coulthard: Prayer for Elizabeth; Britten: SimpleSymphony. Central Baptist Church, 340Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ;(sr); (st). Also Mar 4 (mat, St. Simon’sAnglican Church).• 7:30: St. Anne’s Choir and Orchestra.Purcell Evening Prayer. Evening prayer servicefeaturing music of Purcell. St. Anne’s Church,270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. PWYC. Refreshmentsto follow.• 7:30: Tallis Choir. Stabat Mater: Music forPassiontide. Palestrina: Stabat Mater; Monteverdi:Missa In Illo Tempore; Lotti: Crucifixus;Scarlatti: Stabat Mater. Peter Mahon, director.St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st with ID).• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Lucia diLammermoor. See Feb 15.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Con Brio. Widmann:Con brio (Canadian premiere); Eötvös: Replicafor Viola and Orchestra (North American premiere);Charke: Concerto for String Quartetand Orchestra (world premiere). Kronos Quartet;Teng Li, viola; Peter Eötvös, conductor;Peter Oundjian, conductor and host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 7:30: Tryptych. LotZa LanZa & Za’more! ATwo Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza. LeonardWhiting, tenor; Edward Franko, tenor; BrettKingsbury, piano. West Hall Theatre, TrinityPresbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave.416-763-5066 x1. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv).• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble/Royal44 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

Conservatory. Brasil. Works by Villa-Lobosand Jobim. Guests: Guinga, Luanda Jones,vocals; Monica Whicher, soprano; and others.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: b current/Theatre Archipelago. ObeahOpera. See Feb 16.• 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. Classical: Waysof Seeing. Works by Bach, Barber, Mozart;Brahms and others. St. Simon the ApostleChurch, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-269-5044. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra/DickensFellowship Toronto Branch.Dickens with a Twist: A Tribute to CharlesDickens on the 200th Anniversary of His Birth.Mozart: Marten aller Arten; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.7; Bart: Oliver (selections); andother works. Sinead Sugrue, soprano; TerryKowalczuk, music director. St. Luke’s UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-902-7532./(adv); (13 and under).• 8:00: Grand Salon Orchestra. Lady Day: AnEvening of Billie Holiday. Jessica Rose, vocals;Kerry Stratton, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 647-853-0057 or 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra.Spring Pops. Rossini: Overture fromItalian in Algiers; Vivaldi: Winter from Four Seasons;Wolf: Italian Serenade; Haydn: SymphonyNo.60 “Il Distratto”; and other works. Aria Tesolin,soprano; Entela Galanxhi, violin. ColumbusCentre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 647-238-0015.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Peter McGillivray. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Jubilate Singers. Argentina! Worksby Piazzolla, Guastavino and others. Isabel Bernaus,conductor; Sherry Squires, piano; guests:tango dancers from Club Milonga, accompaniedby the Tango Fresco ensemble. CalvinSAT MARCH 3 8PMGLENN GOULD STUDIO250 Front St W.Tickets 416.872.4255roythomson.comgrandsalonorchestra.comLADY DAY: AN EVENINGOF BILLIE HOLIDAYJessica Rose & The Grand Salon OrchestraConductor Kerry StrattonDrawing by Cameron ConeybeareCounterpoint Community OrchestraCounterpoint Community OrchestraTerry Kowalczuk Music Director,and the Dickens FellowshipToronto Branch presentDICKENSwith aTwistA Tribute toCharles Dickens,Novelist,Social Reformer,Philanthropist,on the Occasionof the 200thAnniversaryof his BirthA SymphonyOrchestra Concertevening featuring:“Oliver!” Concert Orchestra Selections;Sinead Sugrue, soprano: Mozart’s Marten aller Arten;Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Opus 92, by Beethoven;plus other celebrated pieces associated with this celebrated authorTickets: at the Door • Advance • Youth (13 & under) Reserve Tickets, Group Tickets, or for more information:tickets@ccorchestra.org • (416) 902-7532 • www.ccorchestra.orgJoin the mailing list for upcoming Dickens Fellowshipevents in 2012: dickenstoronto@hotmail.comSaturday March 3, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.Saint Luke’s United Church, 353 Sherbourne St.The Amadeus Choir & Lydia Adams ARTISTIC DIRECTORinvite you toA CelticCelebrationSaturday, March 3, 20122:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.Jubilee United Church (40 Underhill Drive)Toronto, OntarioThis popular benefit concert supports the artistic initiatives ofThe Amadeus Choir. Featured are The Amadeus Choir,Rant Maggie Rant, plus Live and Silent Auctions.Tickets are ( for seniors and students).For information or to purchase tickets, visit or callwww.amadeuschoir.com . 416-446-0188February 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 45

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