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Volume 18 Issue 5 - February 2013

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Recital. Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Franck andWillan. Robin Davis, Maurice White and Johanvan’t Hof, organ. 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. Free, with collection. 4:15 Pre-concertinstrument demonstration.• 7:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/Attila Glatz ConcertProductions. The Black Watch and the Bandof the Scots Guards. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: New Music Concerts. Past, Presentand Future: Canadian Music Then and Now.Centennial tribute to John Weinzweig.Weinzweig: Interplay for piccolo tuba and piano(1998); Schafer: Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp(2011); Scime: In The Earth And Air for sopranoand mixed ensemble (2013, world premiere);Cherney: Die klingende Zeit for mixed ensemble(1993-94); Harman: En Masse for mixed ensemble(2013, world premiere). Carla Huhtanen,soprano; New Music Concerts Ensemble; RobertAitken, flute. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory/AllianceFrançaise de Toronto/Bureau du Québec.Louis Lortie and Hélène Mercier, piano. Mozart:Andante and Variations in G; Schubert: Fantasyin f; Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole; Rachmaninoff:Symphonic Dances; Liszt: Réminiscences de DonJuan. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Banjo Special. WithA. Concerts in the GTAoff the page2012-2013concertseriesshow#3Brian Taheny, Chris Coole, Arnie Naiman andChris Quinn. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).Monday February 04• 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: BerlinPhilharmonic Wind Quintet. Mozart: ThreeFantasies for mechanical organ (arr. Hasel);Haas: Quintet Op.10; Ibert: Trois pieces brèves;Milhaud: La Cheminée du roi René; Françaix:Quintet No.1. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Adrean Farrugia, piano,and Jim Gelcer, drums and vocals. Jazz concert.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. ; (sr/st).Tuesday February 05• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Variations on 1930.Copland: Piano Variations; Britten: ThreeCharacter Pieces; Kodály: Dances ofMarrosszék; Youmans: Tea for Two (Art Tatumtranscription); Cowell: Sinister Resonance.Stephen B. Hargreaves, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Morley, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-408-0208.Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Jane Harbury’sDiscoveries. Four emerging artists perform.Renée Yoxon; The Schotts; others to beannounced. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. ; .Wednesday February 06• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Simon Walker, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Laclemenza di Tito: COC Ensemble StudioPerformance. Christopher Enns, tenor (Tito);Owen McCausland, tenor (Tito); Ambur Braid,soprano (Vitellia); Rihab Chaieb, mezzo (Sesto);Sasha Djihanian, soprano (Annio); Claire dea concert of improvisedmusic at Gallery 345Thurs Feb 7, 8pm//torqpercussion.caSévigné, soprano (Servillia); Neil Craighead,bass-baritone (Publio); Johannes Debus, musicdirector; Christopher Alden, stage director. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1. SOLD OUT.• 8:30: Richard Flohil Presents. The 24thStreet Wailers. Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St.W. 416-531-6604. $18.50/(adv).Thursday February 07• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Painting with Sound.Liszt: Harmonies du soir; Nuages gris; En Rêve;Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. RudinLengo, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic Series. Shannon Graham, saxophone;Jeanie Chung, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Music for Violin andPiano. Janáček: Violin Sonata; Bartók: SecondRhapsody; Daniel: Metsa Maasikad. ErikaRaum, violin; Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. John Paul Farahat, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. CageSpace. Multi-disciplinary celebrationof John Cage’s 100th birthday. CaseySokol, director. Various rooms at the AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. La clemenzadi Tito. See Feb 3.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1. SOLD OUT.• 8:00: Musideum. Vincent Bertucci, vocals,and Robi Botos, piano. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. Music and lyrics by Sondheim;book by Wheeler. Scarborough Village Theatre,3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. ; (sr/st, Thurs and mat). AlsoFeb 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23. Starttimes vary.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Les Rosesde la Vie: A Parisian Soirée. Music by Marais,Couperin, Chopin, Fauré, Debussy, Poulenc,Aznavour and others. Colin Ainsworth, tenor;Terri Dunn and Agnes Zsigovics, sopranos; LarryBeckwith, violin and leader; guest: GiuseppeCondello, corporeal mime. Enoch TurnerSchoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561.; (sr); (under 20). 7:15: Pre-concertchat. Also Feb 8 and 9.• 8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. Off thePage. An evening of improvisation and spontaneousmusic making. Gallery 345, 345 SoraurenAve. 416-788-8272. ; (arts worker);(st).Friday February 08• 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoPotpourri. See Feb 1.• 6:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. See Feb 2.• 7:30: Heliconian Choir and Orchestra. Inthe Mood for Love. Gilbert and Sullivan: ThreeLittle Maids from School from the Mikado;Bach: selected arias; Humperdinck: When atNight I go to Sleep from Hansel and Gretel;McHugh: I’m in the Mood for Love. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-400-7844. .• 7:30: Toronto Children’s Chorus/CanadianChamber Choir. United in Song! All-Canadianprogram. Works by Enns, Hatfield, Lang,Patriquin and Togni. Elise Bradley and JuliaDavids, conductors. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666 x231. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Marshall: L’hommearmé Variations; Mackey: Concerto forSoprano Saxophone; and music by Grainger.Evan Mounce, sax; Gillian MacKay, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Caledon Chamber Concerts. The DaVinci Codex. Dances, fantasias and vocal worksfrom the time of Leonardo da Vinci. TorontoConsort. St. James’ Anglican Church, 6029 Old30 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2013

Church Rd., Caledon East. 905-880-2445.; (under 16). Reception to follow.• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Schola Magdalena Sings Medieval and Modern.Works for women’s voices by von Bingen,Pérotin and Duruflé; new works by M. Bunce,E. Walker and S. Martin. Guest: Ben Grossman,hurdy gurdy. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955.PWYC. Also Feb 7 (Waterloo).• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Ryan McCullough. Works by G. Benjamin, Vivier,De Silva, Liberatore, J. Becka and Hétu. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See Feb 7.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Les Rosesde la Vie: A Parisian Soirée. See Feb 7.• 8:00: Vic Chorus. Winter Concert. TaylorSullivan, director; guest: Michael Bridge, accordion.Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W.416-585-4521. Free.• 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Celtic Harmony: ABlend of Traditional Scottish and Irish Music.Poor Angus, Vanessa Meli, Kim Sartor, HeatherBrissenden, Justin Bacchus, and others. TheGreat Hall, Unitarian Congregation, 84 SouthService Rd., Mississauga. 905-338-5702.. Also Feb 9.Saturday February 09• 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Also 8:00. See Feb 1.• 2:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Bharati: The Wonder That Is India. Dance,music, fashion and folk traditions of India. 1Front St. E. 855-872-7669. -. Also 8:00and Feb 10.• 3:00: City of Toronto Historic Museums/Neapolitan Connection. Solfeggio Series: Mi– Agelos Trio. Briarly Room, Montgomery’s Inn,4709 Dundas St. W. 1-877-700-3130 or 647-955-2108. ; .50(sr/st). 2:00: Free tourof museum; refreshments included.Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422.-; -(sr); (under 30).• 7:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Also 2:30. See Feb 1.• 7:30: Burlington Civic Chorale. ValentineCabaret of Song, Silent Auction & Desserts. St.Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line,Burlington. 289-337-6777. /(adv).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. La clemenzadi Tito. See Feb 3.• 7:30: Life & Times at St. Andrew’s.Mardi Gras Gospel Sing. Gospel hymns andswing spirituals. Jordan Klapman All-StarSwing Band; Ken Whiteley, guitar and vocals;Alana Bridgewater and Ciceal Levy, vocals.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. ; (st).• 7:30: Music On The Donway. Hamilton AllStar Vocal Jazz in Concert. Chris McLaughlin,conductor. Donway Covenant United Church,230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. ;(st/under 12).• 7:30: Reaching Out Through Music/St.Clement’s Outreach Committee. BenefitConcert in Support of Children’s MusicPrograms. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; PeterTiefenbach, piano; Thomas Fitches, organ; TengLi, viola; Patricia Parr, piano; Jean Stilwell,mezzo. St. Clement’s Church, 70 St. Clement’sAve. 416-923-8714 x205. ; (sr);(st); 0(patron). 6:45: Silent auction.• 7:30: Rosedale Presbyterian Church.Rosedale Song and Music Series: A Circle ofSong – Mirth, Magic and Moonlight. Works bySchumann, Britten, Purcell, Lehár and others.Gillian Keith, soprano; Keith Weber, piano. 129Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931. .• 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.Benefit Concert in Support of Prostate CancerCanada. Trinity-St. Paul’s Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-922-8437. .• 7:30: Velvet Curtain. Dido and Aeneas.Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180Bayview Ave. 647-774-6552. /(adv).Also Feb 12 and 16.• 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Bach’sBlessings. Bach: selection of cantata arias andchamber works. Cantatas; and other works.Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Emily Eng, violin; KerriMcGonigle, cello; Lysiane Boulva, harpsichord.Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-629-3716. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Also 2:00. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Cybernetic OrchestraAlbum Release. Music created by computer laptops,electronics and tabla. Shawn Mativetsky,tabla; Trio Extramuros. 345 Sorauren Ave.• 3:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle. LesleyBouza, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo;Charles Davidson, tenor; Michael York, baritone;Noel Edison, conductor; James Bourne,piano; Stephen Fraser, organ. Yorkminster ParkFebruary 1 – March 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 31

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