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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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Saturday Mar. 3, 8 pmTickets: 416-536-5750, at the door, or adults, seniors, studentsMark VuorinenMusic DirectorJubilatesingersjubilate singers.caArGENTINA!TangoIsabel BernausconductorSherry SquiresaccompanistCalvin Presbyterian Church26 Delisle Avenue ( 1 block north of St. Clair, west off Yonge)Jubilate Singers gratefully acknowledgesthe support of its sponsorswithClub MilongaTango Dancersand Tango FrescoEnsembleGibbons:Canticles & CriesA rare choral offeringaccompanied by the Viols of theCardinal Consort.Saturday March 3 • 8 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St(416) 763-1695 • torontochamberchoir.caSyrinx Sunday SalonsPeter Longworth, pianoBenjamin Bowman, violinWilliam Rowson: Violin SonataSchubert: B Minor Rondo forviolin and pianoJohn Corigliano: Sonata forviolin and pianoSunday March 4, 2012 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AveTickets Students info: 416-654-0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgPresbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-5750. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Arturo Sandoval: A Tribute to MyFriend Dizzy Gillespie. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801.–.• 8:00: Musideum. Medicine Wheel. DavidR. Maracle, native flutes, hang drum; DonaldQuan, guzheng/keyboards/tabla; Ron Bankley,guitar; Richard Best, percussion. 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. .• 8:00: Opera York. Die Fledermaus. SeeFeb 26.• 8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. Voices ofWomen. Celebrating the strength of femalevoices and International Women’s Day. Guests:Andrea Ludwig, soprano; Michael Bloss, organ.Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.647-466-7673. ; (sr); (under 30).• 8:00: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Gibbons:Canticles & Cries. Renaissance canticles, anthems,madrigals and vendors’ cries by Gibbons,Byrd and others. With Viols of the CardinalConsort; Mark Vuorinen, music director.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. 7:00: Opening notes. –;–(sr); .50(under 30).Sunday March 04• 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.• 2:00: Markham Concert Band. O Canada.Music composed and arranged by Canadians.John Liddle, trumpet; Canadian Singers. MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre, Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. ; (sr/st/child).A. Concerts in the GTA• 2:00: Toronto Opera Repertoire. The MerryWidow. See Feb 17.PentaèdreWOODWIND QUINTETSunday, March 4, 20122:00 pm• 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Pentaèdre Woodwind Quintet. Flute,clarinet, oboe, bassoon and horn. NewmarketTheatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket.905-953-5122. ; (sr); (st).• 2:00 and 7:30: Talk is Free Theatre/ShowOne Productions. Dani Girl. See Feb 16.• 2:30: Opera in Concert. Oberto. Verdi. Canadianpremiere. Giles Tomkins, baritone (Oberto);Joni Henson, soprano (Leonora); MicheleBognanowicz, mezzo (Cuniza); Romulo Delgado,tenor (Riccardo); Opera in Concert Chorus,Derek Bate, conductor; Alison d’Amato, musicdirector and piano. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. –. English surtitles. 1:45: Pre-concert backgrounderwith Iain Scott.Toronto Classical SingersGoes Platinum~20 years of SingingTimeless TreasuresVivaldi: Gloria & Schubert: Mass in G4 pm Sunday March 4, 2012Vivaldi’s sparkling hit with the beautiful melodies of SchubertConductor & Artistic DirectorJurgen PetrenkoThe Talisker Players OrchestraSoloists:Sheila Dietrich, sopranoDanielle MacMillan, mezzo-sopranoCory Knight, tenorKevin Bradshaw, bassChrist Church Deer Park1570 Yonge St. @Heath St W.www.torontoclassicalsingers.ca or 416-443-1490Tickets Adult, Senior/Student46 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

• 2:30: Theatre Ad Infinitum/Why Not Theatre.The Big Smoke. See Feb 22.• 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. A Varietyof Vivaldi. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,921 Flagship Dr., Mississauga. 905-278-7059.–.• 3:00: Oakville Chamber Ensemble. MerryOlde England. Elgar: Introduction & Allegro;Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on the a Theme ofThomas Tallis; Purcell: The Old Bachelor Suite;Coulthard: Prayer for Elizabeth; Britten: SimpleSymphony. St. Simon’s Anglican Church,1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787.; (sr); (st). Also Mar 3 (Central BaptistChurch).Guillermo Silva-Marin, General Director• 3:00: Orpheus Choir. Beethoven, Bevanand the Bard. Bevan: No Mortal Business (premiere);Beethoven: Mass in C. Johane Ansell,soprano; Sidgwick Scholars of the OrpheusChoir; Chorus Niagara; Talisker Players; EdwardMoroney, organ; Robert Cooper, conductor;Geraint Wyn Davies, narrator. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Ian Bostridge,tenor, with Julius Drake, piano. Schumann:Dein Angesicht Op.127 No.2; Mein Wagen rolletlangsam Op.142 No.4; Liederkreis Op.24;and other works; Brahms: Auf dem KirchhofeOp.105 No.4; Verzagen Op.72 No.4; BotschaftOBERTOby GIUSEPPE VERDI in Italian with English surtitles2011-12SeaSonDISCOVER THE SOUND!DISCOVER THE VOICE!A young Verdi’s tale of love, infidelity and vengeancein the aftermath of battle. A Canadian Premiere!Alison d’Amato, Music Director and PianistGiles Tomkins, Joni Henson,Michèle Bogdanowicz, Christy Derksen, Romulo DelgadoOpera in Concert Chorus, Derek Bate, Guest Chorus DirectorSun. March 4 at 2:30 pm‘The Backgrounder’ with Iain ScottAn introduction to the opera at 1:45 pmFree Admission with your ticket.416-366-7723 1-800-708-6754 www.stlc.comwww.kids4peace.caTHE THREE CANTORSTuesday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church2850 Bloor Street West • advance; at the doorCall 416-233-1125 to reserve tickets • www.3cantors.comOp.47 No.1; and other works. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. Peter Longworth,piano and Benjamin Bowman, violin.Rowson: Violin Sonata; Schubert: Rondo inb for violin and piano; Corigliano: Sonata forViolin and Piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-654-0877. ; (st). Receptionto follow.• 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. TimelessTreasures. Marking the 20th season of TCS.Vivaldi: Gloria; Schubert: Mass in G. SheilaDietrich, soprano; Danielle MacMillan, mezzo;Cory Knight, tenor; Kevin Bradshaw, bass; TaliskerPlayers Orchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-443-1490. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Victoria Scholars Men’s Choral Ensemble.The Romantic Gentlemen. Works byBrahms, Elgar, Gounod, Rossini, Grieg and others.Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Geoffrey Tyler. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).Monday March 05• 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.• 7:00: Toronto Brass Quintet. In Recital.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-732-7236. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Al Green Theatre/MNjcc. Bridges:Yiddish and Arabic music in dialogue. FeaturingLenka Lichtenberg, vocals; Roula Said, vocalsand dance; plus ensemble of eight musicians.750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. -.Tuesday March 06• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: A Celebration of Canadian Art Song.Harman: Sewing the Earthworm (world premiere);Passmore: Seven “Dark Lady” Sonnets;Glick: Two Landscapes. Carla Huhtanen, soprano;Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford,tenor and director; Steven Philcox, piano anddirector. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U ChamberStrings. Jacques Israelievitch, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: Kids4Peace. Benefit concert with TheThree Cantors. Angus Sinclair, accompanist. AllSaints’ Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 BloorSt. W. 416-233-1125. /(adv). In supportof interfaith summer camp programs.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York U Chamber Choir. Works by Vivaldi,Bach, Buxtehude and others. Mélisande Sinsoulier,piano. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Piano Series: RichardGoode. Brahms: Eight Pieces Op.76; Chopin:short works tba; Sonata No.3 in b Op.58. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50–; (st, accompanyingadult half price); Pay your age(18-35, plus facility and handling charges).• 8:00: Musideum. Mark Sepic and his Junkestra.Songs, stories and musical fantasies. 401Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. .Wednesday March 07• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Mark Toews, organ. 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Imre Olah, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:My Foolish Heart. Jazz classics and originals.Guido Basso, trumpet and flugelhorn; DonThomson, piano and bass. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. Forbidden Broadway.See Feb 22.• 8:00: Gallery 345/suddenlyLISTEN. Newcompositions and improvisations. Norman Adams,cello; Lee Pui Ming, piano; Erin Donovan,percussion. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. MichaelKaeshammer. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .81–64.41.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Lila Downs,Latin singer. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.join OPERA BY REQUESTfor our 50th opera:Verdi'sDonCarloSaturday, March 10, 7:30 pmCollege St. United Church452 College St. (at Bathurst)All tickets 416 455-2365 for rsvtns/infooperabyrequest.com5 YEARS 50 OPERAS150 SINGERSFebruary 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 47

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