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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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Music at Noon: Piano

Music at Noon: Piano Lecture Recital. Cage:Sonatas and Interludes. Kate Boyd, piano. TheatreAuditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710. x2150. Free.• 12:10: University of Guelph. Thursday atNoon Concert Series: Convergence Ensemble.Gerard Yun, shakuhachi/didgeridoo/native flute;Kathryn Ladano, bass clarinet; Sandro Manzon,piano. MacKinnon Bldg., Rm.107 (GoldschmidtRm.), 50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.• 7:00: Guelph Youth Singers. When ChildrenSing: A Choral Event. Linda Beaupré, conductor.Guests: Mitchell Woods Public School Choir;Westwood Public School Choir; ResurrectionChristian Academy and the Guelph Youth MusicCentre Kids Chorus. New Life Christian ReformedChurch, 400 Victoria Rd. N., Guelph.519-821-8574. . Proceeds to the bursaryfund of the Guelph Youth Music Centre.• 7:15: Skyliners Big Band. Concert andDance. With Maria Branje, vocals. Barrie CityHall, 70 Collier St., Barrie. 705-487-2574.Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Kate Boyd, piano. Cage: Complete Sonatasand Interludes. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Friday February 17• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Spanish Origins: Bolero and Rodrigo. Ravel: Bolero;Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuaz; Muhly: SoFar So Good (KWS commission). Jason Vieaux,guitar; Edwin Outwater, conductor. CentreIn The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. and up.Also Feb 18.Saturday February 18• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Spanish Origins: Bolero and Rodrigo. See Feb 17.Sunday February 19• 2:30: Georgian Music. All-Beethoven. AntonKuerti, piano. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscriptiononly.• 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra. NewWorlds. Dvořák: Ninth Symphony “from theNew World”; Baker: Harp Concerto; Morawetz:Carnival Overture. River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ;(st).• 4:00: Spiritus Ensemble. All-Bach Concert.Cantatas Nos. 55 and 94; Magnificat in D; Sinfoniafrom Cantata No.29. Chris Watson, tenor(Tallis Scholars); Stephanie Kramer, soprano;Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo,mezzo; Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone; KennethHull, conductor. St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch, 22 Water St., Kitchener. 519-743-0228. suggested donation.Monday February 20• 7:30: St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch. The Shining Night. Works by Warlock,Bainton, Rorem, Barber and others. ChristopherWatson, tenor; Carol Missio-King, piano.280 James St., London. 519-432-3743. ;(sr/st). Also Feb 22 (Kitchener) and Feb 23(Peterborough).B. Concerts Beyond the GTATuesday February 21• 4:30: Guelph Connection Concerts. MadawaskaString Quartet. Schubert: Death andthe Maiden; Evangelista: Spanish Garland. St.George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.Wednesday February 22• 8:00: Brantford Downtown Jazz. AlexPangman & Her Alleycats. 1930s jazz. AlexPangman, jazz vocals. Sanderson Centre forthe Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford.519-758-8090 or 1-800-265-0710. .• 8:00: St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch. The Shining Night. Works by Warlock,Bainton, Rorem, Barber and others. ChristopherWatson, tenor; Carol Missio-King, piano.23 Water St. Kitchener. 519-743-0228. ;(sr/st). Also Feb 20 (London) and Feb 23(Peterborough).Thursday February 23• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Emilie-Claire Barlow, jazz vocals. Guest:Brandi Disterheft, bass. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257. .• 7:30: St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch. The Shining Night. Works by Warlock,Bainton, Rorem, Barber and others. ChristopherWatson, tenor; Carol Missio-King, piano.99 Brock St., Peterborough. 705-745-7624.; (sr/st). Also Feb 20 (London) and Feb22 (Kitchener).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Quantum: Music at the Frontier of Science. Exploringhow music works at nature’s most fundamentallevel; with researchers from the Institutefor Quantum Computing. Edwin Outwater,conductor. Conrad Centre for the PerformingArts, 36 King St. W, Kitchener. 519-745-4711or 1-888-745-4717. and up. Also Feb 24.Friday February 24• 2:00: Sanderson Centre for the PerformingArts. Rhythm of the Dance. Dance and musicperformance reliving the journey of the IrishCelts throughout history. Featuring three tenorsand a seanos dancer. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford.519-758-8090 or 1-800-265-0710. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Musicat the Frontier of Science. See Feb 24.Saturday February 25• 2:00: Peterborough Singers. Quartetto eCento. Quartetto Gelato, chamber ensemble;Sydney Birrell, conductor. Calvary Church,1421 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ; (st).• 2:30: 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. OliverBalaburski, conductor. Orillia Opera House,20 Mississauga St. W., Orillia. 705-721-4752.; (st); (child). Also Feb 12 (Barrie).• 7:30: John Laing Singers. Mystery andMajesty. Handel: Zadok the Priest; Haydn:Te Deum; Mendelssohn: Psalm 98; Pärt: BerlinerMesse. Roger Bergs, director; guests:Christopher Dawes, organ; Schulte Strings,Michael Schulte, director. Central PresbyterianChurch, 165 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-628-5238. /(adv); (st). Also Feb26 (Dundas).• 8:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. CreatingHome. Habibi: Colour of Freedom. AmirHaghighi, vocals. St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch, 23 Water St., Kitchener. 519-725-7549 or 519-743-0228. ; (sr/st);(eyeGo). Also Feb 26(mat).Sunday February 26• 3:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. CreatingHome. See Feb 25.• 3:00: Guelph Concert Band. Guelph Ceilidh(A Celtic Celebration). Traditional Celtic musicincluding Molly on the Shore, Irish Washerwoman,Lord of the Dance and others. ColinClarke, conductor; guests: Addison Women’schoir; Cambridge Male Chorus; Royal Academyof Irish Dance; and others. River Run Centre,35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-824-0022x73065. ; (sr); (eyeGO/child).• 3:00: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. Inthe Spotlight. Selections for violin, cello, piano,voice and full orchestra. Port Hope UnitedChurch, 34 South St., Port Hope. 1-866-460-5596 or 905-885-1071. ; (sr);(family).• 3:00: Wellington Winds. Winds Around theWorld. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.1; alsoworks by Dukas, Milhaud, Gassi, Swearingenand Marquen. Olena Klyucharova, piano; DanielWarren, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church,50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-579-3097. ;(sr); free(st). Also Feb 12 (Kitchener).• 3:30: John Laing Singers. Mystery andMajesty. Handel: Zadok the Priest; Haydn: TeDeum; Mendelssohn: Psalm 98; Pärt: BerlinerMesse. Roger Bergs, director; guests: ChristopherDawes, organ; Schulte Strings, MichaelSchulte, director. St. Paul’s United Church,29 Park St. W., Dundas. 905-628-5238./(adv); (st). Also Feb 25 (Hamilton).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. STEALTH. Kathryn Ladano, bassclarinet; Richard Burrows, percussion. Newworks by Sierra, Kulesha and Ghander; improvisations.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Tuesday February 28• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Faculty Recital. GordonCleland, cello; Karin Di Bella, piano. SeanO’Sullivan Theatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St.Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.• 4:30: Guelph Connection Concerts. DougMiller and Friends. Works by Bach and Brahms.Doug Miller, flute; Darius Bagli, piano. St.George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. DistantWorlds: Music from Final Fantasy. Featuringmusic of Japanese video game composersUematsu and Hamauzu; videos and art stillshighlight memorable sequences from gameson large screens. Centre In The Square, 101Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or1-888-745-4717. and up.Thursday March 01• 12:10: University of Guelph. Thursday atNoon Concert Series: Music from Newfoundlandand Labrador. Daniel Payne, fiddle/accordion/mandolin/whistle/wooden flute. MacKinnonBldg., Rm.107 (Goldschmidt Rm.), 50 Stone Rd.E., Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.DRUM! Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Penderecki Quartet and PentaèdreWoodwind Quintet. Rheinberger: Octet; Shostakovich:Nonet version of Quartet No.3 (arr.Barshai); Wagner: Sigfried Idyll. Maureen ForresterHall, 75 University Ave. W., Wilfrid LaurierUniversity, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Friday March 02• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. TheMusic of John Williams. Featuring music fromE.T.; Superman; Jurassic Park; Indiana Jones;Harry Potter; and all six Star Wars films. MichaelKrajewski, conductor. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. and up.Also Mar 2(mat and eve).• 8:00: Perimeter Institute. Classical WorldMusic Artists Series. Jordi Savall, viola da gamba.Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, 31 CarolineSt. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ;(st w ID).Saturday March 03• 2:30 and 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Music of John Williams. See Mar 2.• 7:30: Georgian Bay Symphony. BroadwayBabes. Music from Broadway, includingDon’t Rain on My Parade, Someone toWatch Over Me, Don’t Cry for me Argentinaand others. Carol Duronio, vocals; John Barnum,conductor. OSCVI Regional Auditorium,1550 8th St. E., Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. –.• 8:00: Concert Association of Huntsville.Pentaèdre Wind Quintet. Trinity United Church,33 Main St. E., Huntsville. 705-787-1918.; free(12 and under).• 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Remember …Places, people and songs you love. Folk songs,spirituals, Broadway show tunes and cabaretsongs. Alison MacNeill, accompanist; GerardNeufeld, conductor. Harcourt Memorial UnitedChurch, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. 519-763-3000./(if buying 4 or more); (st).Sunday March 04• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Arturo Sandoval: A Tribute to My FriendDizzy Gillespie. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .Tuesday March 06• 5:00: Guelph Connection Concerts. EmmaBanfield, violin; Marlena Tureski, cello; JodyDavenport, viola. Dohnanyi: String Quartet;Schubert: String Quartet. St. George’s AnglicanChurch, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. David Jalbert, piano. Shostakovich:selected preludes and fugues. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Listings in The WholeNote are searchable by genre and by geographic zone at thewholenote.com50 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2012

C. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Beat by Beat / In the ClubsAlleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865www.alleycatz.caEvery Mon 8pm Salsa Night w DJ Frank Bischunand lessons. Every Tue 8:30pm Carlo Berardinucci& the Double A Jazz Swing Band .Every Wed 8:30pm Grayceful Daddies. EveryThu Soul, R&B and Reggae; Refreshments,No Cover. Fri and Sat Funk, Soul, Reggae,R&B, Top 40; w/out dinner reservations.Feb 2 Local Music is Sexy: Indie Band Showcase.Feb 3, 4 Graffitti Park. Feb 9, 10 Jamesking.Feb 11 Soular. Feb 16, 17, 18 Ascension.Feb 22, 23 Lady Kane. Feb 24 Soular.Aquila Restaurant347 Keele St. 416-761-7474Live Blues Wednesday to Saturday Nights 9pm.Open Jam Sundays 4-8pm.Artword Artbar15 Colbourne St., Hamilton 905-543-8512www.artword.netFeb 16 8pm David Essig, blues & roots .Feb 18 8pm Sophia Perlman (voc) & Adrean Farrugia(piano) /(st).Azure Restaurant & Barat the Intercontinental Hotel225 Front St. W. 416-597-3701www.azurerestaurant.caEvery Thu, Fri, Sat 5:30-10:30pm Dan BodanisTrio w Bernie Senensky & Steve Wallace.Black Swan, The154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed 9:30pm The Danforth Jam w JonLong and Friends.Bon Vivant Restaurant1924 Avenue Rd. 416-630-5153www.bonvivantdining.comEvery Thu Bill Naphan Solo Guitar 6-9pm.Every Fri 6-9pm Margaret Stowe Solo Guitar.Castro’s Lounge2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272www.castroslounge.com No Cover/PWYC.Every Sat 4:30pm Big Rude Jake Duo. EverySun 4pm Live jazz. Every Mon 9:30pm RockabillyNight. Every Tue Quiet Revolution: acousticsongwriter jam night w/ host Andrea de Boer.Every Wed 9:30pm Smokey Folk (Bluegrass/Rockabilly). Every Thu 9:30pm Jerry Legereand the Situation.C’est What67 Front St. E. 416-860-9000www.cestwhat.com (full schedule)Feb 4, 18 3-6pm Hot Five Jazzmakers .Feb 5, 19 3-6pm Jazz with Del Dako andGuests. No Cover/PWYC.Chalkers Pub, Billiards & Bistro247 Marlee Ave. 416-789-2531www.chalkerspub.com (full schedule)Every Wed 8pm-midnight Girls Night OutVocalist-Friendly Jazz Jam w host Lisa Particelli(vocals/flute), Peter Hill (piano) Ross MacIntyre(bass), Norman Marshall Villeneuve (drums); NoCover/PWYC. Feb 4 6-9pm David OcchipintiQuartet . Feb 11 6-9pm Dave Young Quartet; 9:30pm-2am Soul Stew, No Cover. Feb 186-9pm Nancy Walker Quartet . Feb 25 LisaParticelli’s GNO JAZZ All-star Showcase andScholarship Fundraiser ; 9:30pm-2am SoulStew, No Cover.Cherry Street Restaurant, The275 Cherry St. 416-461-5111All shows 7:30-10:30pm, coverwww.cherryst.caFeb 2 Peripheral Vision. Feb 9 Brad Goode. Feb16 Sophia Perlman Quartet. Feb 23 Broadview.Classico Pizza & Pasta2457 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1313Every Thu 7pm Jazz Guitarist Nate Renner.No Cover.Cobourg, The533 Parliament St. 416-913-7538Jazz Sundays 9pm No CoverCoco Rogue Chocolate Lounge, The2097 Yonge St. 416-901-2626www.coco-rogue.comEvery Thu. John Campbell. No Cover. EveryFri and Sat Alex James. No Cover.Communist’s Daughter, The1149 Dundas St. W. 647-435-0103Every Sat 4-7pm Gypsy Jazz w Michael Johnson& Red Rhythm. No Cover/PWYC.DeSotos1079 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-2109Every Thu 8pm-midnight Open Mic Jazz Jam,hosted by Double A Jazz. Every Sun 11am-2pm Brunch w Double A Jazz and Guest.Dominion on Queen500 Queen St. E. 416-368-6893www.dominiononqueen.comEvery Sun 11am-3pm Rockabilly Brunch.Every Tue 8:30pm Corktown Django Jam whost Wayne Nakamura. PWYC. Every WedCorktown Uke Jam. Every Sat Ronnie Hayward4-7:30pm Feb 3 8:30pm Maureen KennedySax AppealORI DAGANIt’s not the flower in her hair,the cute dress or the matchingscarf and boots. And it’s not justher fierce, soulful tone on the hornthat blows listeners away — it’s thatAlison Young takes musical chancesand has something to say. She’sa jazz musician, yes, “but that canmean different things to differentpeople. I’m glad that I studied jazzbecause if you’re looking at it asan all-encompassing approach tomusic, you can take what you learnand apply it towards any genre. Sothere’s a lot of discipline, but alsoa lot of room for creativity.” Sowho has this Young lady spent hertime listening to the most?“When I started listening tojazz, it was always the more soulinfluencedplayers that grabbedAlison Young.my ears. Cannonball Adderley was one of my first major influences,and then I got really into funk. Later on I got into Tower of Powerand Lenny Pickett — after seeing him on Saturday Night Live wayback when, he became one of my favourite sax players. Then there’sAretha Franklin. Eddie Harris. Anybody who plays or sings withsoul! There are a lot of local musicians who have influenced me ina big way too, like Phil Nimmons and Mike Murley — both formerteachers — and countless others. I could go on forever!”Talented, dedicated and likable, Young is easy to hire. As aside-woman, she plays in more than a few bands and can be heardin a variety of contexts this month: at the Reservoir Lounge withAlysha Brillinger & the Brilltones (Feb 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 9:45pm);at Castro’s Lounge in the Beaches with Big Rude Jake (Feb 4 at4:30pm); at the Distillery District’s Boiler House with Peter Hill &Christ Lamont (Feb 5 at 11am); back at the Reservoir Lounge withBradley and the Bouncers as well as Sophia Perlman and the Vipers(Feb 8 and 13 at 9:45pm); and at the Dovercourt House with RobertaHunt’s Red Hot Ramble (Feb 17 at 9pm). In the midst of all of that,Young will lead her own quartet at the Pilot Tavern on SaturdayFebruary 11 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm with Richard Whiteman onpiano, Jack Zarowski on bass and Glenn Anderson on drums.“These are all fantastic musicians I’ve had the privilege of playingwith in many contexts over the past few years … I’m excited aboutthis gig! Being a bandleader is entirely different from being a sidemanand I plan to do a lot more of my own gigs — and maybe evenHILL PEPPARDDOWNTOWNCONCERT VENUE• Concert, rehearsal, seminar space• Competitive rates• Intimate atmosphere, warm acoustics• Unobstructed versatile seating for 150• Wedding and reception facilities• Fully accessible• Close to transit and parking• Historic Kensington Church (circa 1858)Church of St. Stephen in-the-Field on College Streetbetween Bathurst & Spadina • 647-638-3550 / 416-921-6350email ststepheninthefields@gmail.comVenue Rental• in the heart of Yorkville• historical heritage building• Steinway Grand Piano• recital and special events• lighting and sound systems• accomodates caterers• reasonable rates35 Hazelton Avenue, Heliconian Hall416-922-3618 rentals@heliconianclub.orgFebruary 1 – March 7, 2012thewholenote.com 51

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