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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NewCreations Festival: Orion. Vivier: Orion; Widmann:Elegy for Clarinet and Orchestra (NorthAmerican premiere); Eötvös: Cello ConcertoGrosso (North American premiere); zeroPoints.SOUNDSTREAMS 11/12 CONCERT SERIESSTUTTGART CHAMBER CHOIR& CHOIR 21Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 3pmThe Carlu Concert Hall, 444 Yonge St. 7 th floorFrieder Bernius conducts one of the world’s foremost interpreters of Bach,the Stuttgart Chamber Choir. Together with Choir 21 and TorQ PercussionEnsemble they perform a program that includes choral masterpieces.Single tickets starting at // Under 35 & Artists For tickets call 416.408.0208 or visit www.rcmusic.caWWW.SOUNDSTREAMS.CAA. Concerts in the GTAJörg Widmann, clarinet; Joseph Johnson, cello;Peter Eötvös, conductor; Peter Oundjian, conductorand host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–5.GET ON THE WHOLENOTE BANDWAGON!Covering all of Southern Ontario, The WholeNote offers• FREE event listings to presenters of classical,early, choral, jazz, band, world, folk and new musicperformances in our coverage area;• FREE distribution of 30,000 copies of every issue toover 800 locations.Presenters: send listings to listings@thewholenote.comby the 15th of the month prior to your event.Wannabe distribution points!Contact circulation@thewholenote.com to apply.Wednesday February 01• 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Thomson Somerville, jazz piano. Music by Berlin,Stevens, McLaughlin and Somerville. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie.705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. WLU Student Composers and Improvisers.Original compositions for string quartetand woodwind trio. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Thursday February 02• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon: Emily, the Way You Are: a One-Woman Opera. Opera explores the life and workof Emily Carr with music by J. Skarecky andlibretto by Brandt. Ramona Carmelly, mezzo;Joseph Ferretti, piano; John Brownell, percussion.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 UniversityAve. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710.x2150. Free.• 12:10: University of Guelph. Thursday atNoon Concert Series: The Evolution of the StringQuartet in One Hour. Works by Purcell, Haydn,Peters and Storring. Madawaska Quartet.MacKinnon Bldg., Rm.107 (Goldschmidt Rm.),50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.• 7:30: Brock Musical Theatre. Rent. Musicand lyrics by Larson. David S. Howes Theatre,Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave., St.Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. . AlsoFeb 3-5; Feb 4(mat and eve).• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Ravi Coltrane Quartet. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257. .Friday February 03• 7:30: Hillfield Strahallan College. CrescendoConcerts: Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra.Performance to feature compositions and arrangementsby Thad Jones. Sophia Perlman,vocals. 299 Fennell Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-389-1367 x112. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Brock Musical Theatre. Rent. SeeFeb 2.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Africville. Joe Sealy, piano; George ElliotClarke, poet; and guests. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257. .50; .50(sr/st);(eyeGO).• 7:30: EBP Productions. Les Misérables.Boubil and Schonberg. Erin Bree Pierce, director.Lincoln Alexander Theatre, 160 King St.E., Hamilton. 905-617-2733. . Also Feb4(mat and eve).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Winston Choi, piano. Bach: The Artof Fugue BWV1080. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: NUMUS Concerts. Pop/Rock AvantSeries: The White Album(s). Works by the Beatles.Pete Oldridge and the Urban Monks; LukasBouda, guitar and sitar; NUMUS Chamber Orchestra.Conrad Centre for the PerformingArts, 36 King St. W., Kitchener. 519-896-3662. ; (sr); (st; rush only).B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Brantford, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton,Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener, Jordan, London, Orillia,Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Hope, St. Catharines, Waterloo.Saturday February 04• 1:00 and 7:30: EBP Productions. Les Misérables.See Feb 3.• 2:00 and 7:30: Brock Musical Theatre.Rent. See Feb 2.• 7:30: Barrie Concerts. Pergolesi’s InspiringStabat Mater. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Handel:solos and duos. Daniel Taylor, countertenor;Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano; Theatre of EarlyMusic. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscriptiononly.• 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. A Night ofBrahms and Pärt. Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem;Pärt: Credo and Cantus in Memoriam BenjaminBritten. Betty Waynne Allison, soprano;Andrew Tees, baritone; Mark Vuorinen, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-578-6885. -.• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLUChoirs. Lee Willingham, director. First UnitedChurch, 16 William St., Waterloo. 519-884-0710. x2150. ; (sr/st).Sunday February 05• 2:30: Kingston Symphony. Canada MeetsFinland. Sibelius: Finlandia; Symphony No.1; M.Szczesniak: Felt Resonance (piano concerto).Michel Szczesniak, piano; Glen Fast, conductor.Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston.613-530-2050. -.• 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLU WindOrchestra. Jessica Kun, conductor. TheatreAuditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710. x2150. ; (sr/st).• 7:00: Guitar Hamilton. Girls’ Night Out:Young Female Guitarists. Works by Bach, Rodrigo,Granados, Piazzolla and more. Emma Rush,Eva Beneke, Tracy Anne Smith, guitar. HamiltonConservatory for the Arts, 126 James St.S., Hamilton. 905-528-4020. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Brock Musical Theatre. Rent. SeeFeb 2.• 7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest. Brian Pickell andFriends. With Shane Cook, fiddle and JackCharron, piano. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St.,London. 519-672-9267. /(adv).Tuesday February 07• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Faculty Recital. TimWhite, trumpet; Karin Di Bella, piano. ConcordiaSeminary Chapel, 500 Glenridge Ave., St.Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.• 4:30: Guelph Connection Concerts. AnnaRedekop, viola and Leslie Kinton, piano. St.George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. New Orford String Quartet.Beethoven: Quartet Op.59 No.3; Schubert:Quintet in C. Jonathan Crow, Andrew Wan,violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Brian Manker, cello;guest: Shauna Rolston, cello. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Wednesday February 08• 2:30: Seniors Serenade. A Hymn to Hymns.Cheryl Graham, piano. 43 Ross St., Barrie.705-726-1181. Free.48 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. StudentComposer Series. Maureen Forrester RecitalHall, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710. x2150. Free.Thursday February 09• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon: Glenn Buhr, piano. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710. x2150. Free.• 12:10: University of Guelph. Thursday atNoon Concert Series: Klezmer Music From OldTraditions to New Improvisations. Brian Katz,guitar/piano/voice; Jonno Lightstone, clarinetand flute. MacKinnon Bldg., Rm.107 (GoldschmidtRm.), 50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Cecilia Quartet. Haydn: Op.77 No.2;Janáček: Quartet No.1 “Kreutzer Sonata”;Dvořák: Quartet in G Op.106. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Sunfest. Laila Biali, vocals and piano.With George Koller, bass; Larnell Lewis, drums;Ben Wittman, percussion. Aeolian Hall, 795Dundas St. E., London. 519-672-7950. .Friday February 10• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. New Orford String Quartet. Brahms:Quintet in f; Sokolovic: Blanc Dominant;Beethoven: Quartet No.16 in F Op.135. JonathanCrow, Andrew Wan, violin; Eric Nowlin,viola; Brian Manker, cello; with Arthur Rowe,piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Classical Mystery Tour: Music of the Beatles.Evan Mitchell, conductor. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. and up.Also Feb 11.Saturday February 11• 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. Viva Voce Choral Series. Haydn: LittleOrgan Mass. Avanti Chamber Singers andstring ensemble, Harris Loewen, conductor. ST.Barnabas Anglican Church, 31 Queenston St.,St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. ;(sr/st); (eyeGo/13 and under).• 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.One Thousand and One Nights. Debussy: Clairde Lune (orch. Caplet); Berlioz: Mab Scherzofrom Roméo et Juliette; Saint-Saëns: CelloConcerto No.1; Dvořák: Silent Woods; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazde. Matt Haimovitz, cello;James Sommerville, conductor. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526-7756. –; (under 30); (child).• 8:00: Jeffrey Concerts. New Orford StringQuartet. Brahms: Quintet in f; Sokolovic: BlancDominant; Beethoven: Quartet No.16 in FOp.135. With Arthur Rowe, piano. Wolf PerformanceHall, 251 Dundas St. E., London.519-672-8800. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Classical Mystery Tour: Music of the Beatles.See Feb 10.• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLU SymphonyOrchestra. Paul Pulford, conductor. TheatreAuditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710. x2150. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Zooma Zooma Café. Laila Biali, vocalsand piano. With George Koller, bass; LarnellLewis, drums; Ben Wittman, percussion. 3839Main St., Jordan. 905-562-6280. .Sunday February 12• 3:00: Port Hope Friends of Music. Via Salzburg.Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, 20 QueenSt., Port Hope. 905-797-2295. ; (sr);(st).• 3:00: Sundays @ 3 Series. A Unique Valentine:The Kevin Ramessar Trio. Classicaland jazz, guitar and vocals. Dublin St. UnitedChurch 68 Suffolk St. W., Guelph. 519-821-0610. ; (st).• 3:00: Wellington Winds. Winds Aroundthe World. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.1;also works by Dukas, Milhaud, Gassi, Swearingenand Marquen. Olena Klyucharova, piano;Daniel Warren, conductor. Grandview BaptistChurch, 250 Old Chicopee Dr., Kitchener. 519-579-3097. ; (sr); free(st). Also Feb 26(Waterloo).• 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLU SymphonyOrchestra. Paul Pulford, conductor. TheatreAuditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710. x2150. ; (sr/st).• 3:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra. FamilyClassics. Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals;Poulenc: The Story of Babar, The LittleElephant; Williams: Harry Potter; Star Wars;Badelt: Pirates of the Caribbean; Harwood:Amusement Park; Barnes: Maid of the Mist.Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Collier StreetUnited Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-721-4752. ; (st); (child). Also Feb25 (Orillia).• 7:00: Hamilton Concert Band/JimmyStahl Big Band. The Sounds of Love. St.Andrew’s United Church, 479 Upper ParadiseRd., Hamilton. 905-930-8406. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Jorge Caballero, guitar. Bach: ViolinSonata No.3; Albeniz: Iberia; Mussgorsky: Picturesat an Exhibition. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).Tuesday February 14• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Recital. Piano, voiceand instrumental students. Concordia SeminaryChapel, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3817. Free.• 4:30: Guelph Connection Concerts. EmmaBanfield, violin, Marlena Turesky, cello; TalisaBlackman, piano. Dvořák: Trio in E “Dumky.” St.George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.• 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the PerformingArts. The Color Purple. Adapted by M. Normanwith lyrics and music by B. Russell, A.Willis and S. Bray. Gary Griffin, director. 88Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519-758-8090 or1-800-265-0710. . Also Feb 15(mat).Wednesday February 15• 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. BlairBailey, organ. Guests: Steve Winfield and theEastview Senior Chorale. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch, 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 2:00: Sanderson Centre for the PerformingArts. The Color Purple. See Feb 14.Thursday February 16• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.John Laing Singers and Schulte Strings presentMystery and Majestyfeaturing music by Handel,Haydn, Mendelssohn & Pärt Saturday, February 25, 2012, 7:30p.m.Central Presbyterian Church,165 Charlton Avenue West, Hamilton Sunday, February 26, 2012, 3:30p.m.St. Paul’s United Church,29 Park Street West, DundasBuy tickets online atwww.johnlaingsingers.comor call 905-628-5238.Adults: in advance, at the doorStudents: The John Laing Singers gratefully acknowledge the support of:Hamilton’s Community Partnership Programfor CultureThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agencyof the Government of OntarioFebruary 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 49

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