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Volume 18 Issue 5 - February 2013

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  • February
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
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A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTAThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B. there are listings for events in Aylmer, Barrie, Bradford,BEYOND the GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontariooutside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,Brantford, Cambridge, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Huntsville,Kingston, Kitchener, London, Peterborough, Port Hope,Southampton, St. Catharines and Waterloo. Starts on page 43.C.In the Clubs (mOsTLY Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 46.D. workshops, singalongs and other music-related eventsThe ETcETERAs is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses,(except performances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 48.A general wORD of cAUTION A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publish alisting without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.How to List Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE The next issue covers the period fromMarch 1 to April 7, 2013. All listings must be received by6pm Friday February 15.Listings can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.lisTINGs zONE mAP Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: thewholenote.com.LakeHuron6GeorgianBay73 42 15Lake ErieCity of Toronto8Lake OntarioIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon East,Georgetown, Markham, Meadowvale, Milton, Mississauga,Newmarket, Norval, Oakville, Oshawa, Port Perry and Richmond Hill.Friday February 01• 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoPotpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, international and othergenres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC, suggested. Lunch and snackfriendly. Also Feb 8, 15 and 22.• 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. PianistRogers Admiral Performs the Music of HowardBashaw. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. ; (st/arts worker). Post-concertreception with pianist and composer. Proceedsto Canadian Music Centre’s Grand Piano Fund.• 7:30: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.Laura Schatz, director; Brian Farrow, conductor.St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 651 DufferinSt. 416-922-4415. ; (sr/st). Also Feb2(mat), 3(mat).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Exposed: Beyond the Score – TchaikovskySymphony 4. Beyond the Score presentationincludes visuals and narrations to illuminatethe music. Peter Duschenes, actor; DerekBoyes, narrator; Robert Spano, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Leemans: March of theBelgian Parachutists; Healey: One Midsummer’sMorning; Bennett: Suite of Old American345 SORAUREN AVENUE 416.822.9781www.gallery345.com/performancesFEB/MAR 2013FEBRUARY02 SAT | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO: MEI YEFOO, “MUSICAL TOYS”, CONTEMPCLASSICAL //07 THU | 8pmTORQ PERCUSSION, “OFF THEPAGE” CONTEMP IMPROV//08 FRI | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO: RYANMCCULLOUGH, CONTEMP CLASSICAL//09 SAT | 8pmCYBERNETIC ORCHESTRASHAWN MATIVETSKY, tablaEXTRAMUROS, ELECTRO/IMPROV//10 SUN | 3pmTHIN EDGE NEW MUSIC COLLECTIVE“KEYS, WINDS AND STRINGS”CONTEMP //14 THU | 8pmTRADITION and INNOVATIONDENISOVA, violin, KORNIENKO, pianoCLASSICAL // COUPLES16 SAT | 8pmIN THE CURRENT, 11 PIECE JAZZENSEMBLE, MIKE DOWNESJAZZ //Dances; Grainger: Shepherd’s Hey; The MerryKing; Faeroe Island Dances; Weinzweig: RoundDance. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Created by V. Hille and B.Richardson. Actual Craigslist postings set tomusic. With Dmitry Chepovetsky, Bree Greig,Daren A. Herbert, Veda Hille, Selina Martin andBarry Mirochnick; Veda Hille, music director.Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971. –; –(st); (previews,Jan 30-Feb 5). Feb 2-3, 5, 6-10, 12-17, 19-24,26-28, Mar 1-3. Start times vary.• 8:00: Aurora Culture Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series: Chu-Fang Huang, piano. Worksby Haydn, Chopin, Wanghua Chu and others.22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Henry Heillig and Heillig Manoeuvre.CD Launch: “Toons.” Stacie McGregor, piano;Henry Heillig, bass; Charlie Cooley, drums;Alison Young, saxophone. Paintbox Bistro, 555Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555. ; (dinnerand show).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi, Handel & SandrinePiau. Vivaldi: In furore; Handel: arias from GiulioCesare. Sandrine Piau, soprano; TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, director.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.22 FRI | 8pmTON BEAU STRING QUARTET,EMILY RHO, pianoCLASSICAL //24 SUN | 3pmJACKSON-de MARGERIE DUOFRASER JACKSON, bassoonMONIQUE DE MARGERIE,piano, CONTEMP CLASSICAL//26 TUE | 8pmCAN CONTEMP MUSICWORKSHOP (CCMW)WALLACE HALLADAY, saxesCONTEMP/ELECTRONICS//MARCH01 FRI | 8pmPAS DE DEUX, CECILIA LEE, pianoKATHLEEN LONG, celloCONTEMP CLASSICAL 20//03 SUN | 3pmART OF THE PIANO: GREG DEDENUS, JAZZ/IMPROV//28 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2013

416-964-6337. –; –; –(35 and under). Also Feb 2, 3(mat).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Garnet Rogers,singer-songwriter. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).Saturday February 02• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. Wagner. Ben Heppner, tenor(Tristan, Feb 2, 14, 17, 20); Burkhard Fritz,tenor (Tristan, Feb 8, 23); Melanie Diener, soprano(Isolde, Feb 2, 14, 17, 20); Margaret JaneWray, soprano (Isolde, Feb 8, 23); DavedaKaranas, mezzo (Brangäne); Alan Held, baritone(Kurwenal); Bill Viola, video artist; JiřiBělohlávek, conductor; Peter Sellars, stage director.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –0; (under 30). Also Feb 8, 14, 17, 20,23. Start times vary.• 2:00: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Feb 1.• 7:30: Living Arts Centre/MississaugaChinese Art Organization. Gala Concert.Celebration of the Chinese New Year withmusic, acrobatics and comedy. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. –.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Vocal Showcase. GGS voice studentsperform art songs and arias. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky Symphony 4. Lieberson: NerudaSongs (Canadian premiere); Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.4. Kelley O’Connor, mezzo;Robert Spano, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –5.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Aurora Culture Centre. SchoolHOUSEConcert Series: Duffy & Ebata. Vocals andpiano. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818..• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Subscription Series Concert No.3:Beethoven. Beethoven: Coriolanus Overture;Symphony No.6; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23.Ronald Greidanus, piano. P.C. Ho Theatre, 5183Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566.; (st/sr) free(under 12).• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Mei Yi Foo. Works by Harmon, Schumann,Lachenmann, Gubaidulina, G. Benjamin, Ligetiand U. Chin. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Grace Church on-the-Hill. ErionTulina, piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations;Brahms: Cello Sonata in e; Beethoven: Sonatain A-flat Op.110. Guest: Eriona Jaupi, cello. 300Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. Free.• 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival: 10th Anniversary Celebration of theTrane Studio. With Alexander Brown, WaleedAbdulhamid, Ernest Dawkins and Ursula Rucker;Garvia Bailey, host. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Festivalof Friends. Annual massed choir concert in supportof local charities. Eden United Church,3051 Battleford Rd., Meadowvale. 905-826-2831. . Proceeds to Eden Community FoodBank and The Compass.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents III: MayleeTodd & Jesse Futerman. Singer-songwriter andelectric jazz artist. 197 John St. 416-204-1080..• 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Mozart and Dvořák. Mozart: Piano ConcertoNo.21; Dvořák: American Suite Op.98. RobertDe Clara, conductor; guest: Angela Park, piano.Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ; (sr); (st). Also Feb3(mat).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Meow Meow.Performance art and cabaret. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.50.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi, Handel & SandrinePiau. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. ArtisticDifferences. New works (world premieresinspired by Canadian art) by C. Floisand, G.James, M. Pearce, F. Ryan, C. Thornborrowand P. Murray. Sharon Lee, violin; KatherineWatson, flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet;Adam Scime, double bass; Daniel Morphy,percussion; Wesley Shen, piano/toy piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213. /(adv).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Fathead. 2261 DundasSt. W. 416-531-6604. /$18(adv).Sunday February 03• 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Truffles: Dali String Quartet. Featuring ElSistema graduates in a one-hour interactive programfor young people ages 6 to 15. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-922-3714 x103. . Includes chocolatetruffle.• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. La clemenzadi Tito. Mozart. Michael Schade, tenor(Tito); Isabel Leonard, mezzo (Sesto); KeriAlkema, soprano (Vitellia); Mireille Asselin, soprano(Servilia); Wallis Giunta, mezzo (Annio);Robert Gleadow, bass (Publio); Johannes Debus,music director; Christopher Alden, stage director.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –5; (under 30). Also Feb 7, 9, 11, 13,16(mat), 19, 22. Start times vary.• 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Mozart and Dvořák. See Feb 2.• 2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble.Annual Choral Concert. Contemporary and classicalarias, Ukrainian and Serbian folk songs.Shevchenko Choir, Alexander Veprinsky, conductor;guests: Kir Stefan and the Serb Choir,Jasmina Vucurovic, conductor; Angelica Tubis,piano; Veronika Anissimova, soprano. ColumbusCentre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 416-533-2725.; (st/child).• 2:00: St. Anne’s Music and DramaSociety. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers.See Feb 1.• 2:00: Visual and Performing ArtsNewmarket. Young Artists Showcase. JacobMannion, percussion; Stephanie Wilson,vocals; Anthony Vandikas, piano; Cyprys Trio.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (st);(family).• 2:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. University of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra & Choirs. Schubert: Symphony No.8in b “Unfinished”; Brahms: Nänie; Beethoven:Mass in C Op.86. MacMillan Singers; Women’sChamber Choir and Men’s Chorus; CawthraPark Secondary School Vocal Ensemble; HilaryApfelstadt, David Bowser and Ana Alvarez, conductors.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 2:30: Voicebox – Opera in Concert.Orlando. Opera by Handel. David Trudgen,countertenor (Orlando); Virginia Hatfield, soprano(Angelica); Scott Belluz, countertenor(Medoro); Aradia Ensemble; Kevin Mallon, conductor.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. –.• 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Silent Filmand Music. Live music to accompany Keaton’sThe Playhouse, Man Ray’s Emak-Bakia andMaddin’s The Heart of the World; with worksby Milhaud, Poulenc, Stravinsky, Saint-Saëns, Kradjian (also arr.) and others. DavidHetherington, cello; Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet;Serouj Kradjian, piano; and others. TIFF BellLightBox, 350 King St. W. 416-901-6279. ;(sr); (st).• 3:00: Music on Canvas. Zachary Ebin, violin;Maria Dolnycky, piano. Works by Bach, Mozart,Beethoven, C. Schumann and Kreisler. KUMFArt Gallery, 2118-A Bloor St. W. 416-621-9287. ; (sr/st).• 3:00: Royal York Road United Church.Valerie Tryon, piano. Recital and dedication ofnew concert grand piano. 851 Royal York Rd.416-231-9401. Free.• 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. KaiGleusteen, violin, and Catherine Ordronneau,piano. Palej: Sonatina for violin and piano;Beethoven: Sonata No.10 for violin and piano;Shostakovich: Four Preludes Op.34; Prokofiev:Sonata No.1 in f Op.80. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st).• 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Dali StringQuartet. Amaya: Angelica (mix of Latinrhythms); Mendelssohn: String Quartet in EOp.44 No.1; Villa-Lobos: String Quartet No.1;Turina: La Oración del Torero Op.34; Gardel:El dia que me quieras (The Day You Love Me– tango); Almarán: La historia de un amor(The Story of a Love – bolero); Valdes: DanzonAlmendra (Dance). Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103.; (under 30).• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi, Handel & SandrinePiau. See Feb 1.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recital. David Briggs, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival: Kuumba Gospel Lounge. Gospel choir,choral groups and soloists. 235 Queens QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 4:30: Saint Simon-the-Apostle. Pipe OrganPhoto: Jamie Thompson 2012Jamie Thompson’sURBAN FLUTE PROJECTInspiring Instruction. Innovative Collaboration. Creative PerformanceRCM Flute Faculty | The Junction Trio | urban.flute@gmail.comFebruary 1 – March 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 29

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