Views
5 years ago

Volume 18 Issue 5 - February 2013

  • Text
  • February
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Symphony
  • Musical
  • Theatre
  • Quartet
  • Soprano
  • Orchestra

Church, 56 Queen St. E.

Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.• 12:30: Nine Sparrows/Christ ChurchDeer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music Series:San Agustin Duo. Emma Banfield, violin; DianaDumlavwalla, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon. Rita di Ghent Quartet.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St., 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayFebruary 14, 1.30 p.m.KerryStrattonKerryStrattonTHE DUKEPIANO TRIOwww.wmct.on.ca• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.The Duke Piano Trio. Works by Haydn,Babajanian, Schoenfield and Mendelssohn. MarkFewer, violin; Thomas Wiebe, cello; and PeterLongworth, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 6:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. See Feb 2.• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Tradition and Innovation.Focus on composers of the Austrian NewTraditionalist School. Works by Carasthatis,Hertel, Kreuz, Naether, Rapoport, Trackand Zemlinsky. Elena Denisova, violin;Alexei Kornienko, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker/st/underemployed); (couples of alldescriptions).• 8:00: Hart House Orchestra. Violins andValentine’s Day: A Perfect Match. Schumann:Second Symphony; Beethoven: King StephenOverture; Copland: Clarinet Concerto. Phil Lam,A. Concerts in the GTAconductor Kerry StrattonLOVE NOTESa Valentine’s Day Concertclarinet; Henry Janzen, conductor. Great Hall,Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. Also Feb 16 (Kingston).• 8:00: LUSH Cello Quartet. An Evening withLUSH Cello Quartet. Love-themed songs andclassical works. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-469-5077. .• 8:00: MOLE Productions. Heart Strings: TheMusical. See Feb 12.• 8:00: Musideum. Sojay. Funk and neosoulsinger-songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ;/(adv).• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See Feb 7.• 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. LoveNotes. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; SaintSaëns: Suite in D; Gray: Introduction andAutumn Prelude. Christoph Seybold, violin; KerryStratton, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).Friday February 15• 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoPotpourri. See Feb 1.• 7:00 to 1:00 am: Association of Artists fora Better World. Winterfolk XI Blues & RootsFestival. An all-ages, free urban roots and bluesfestival, featuring over 200 artists; also includesworkshops. Delta Chelsea Hotel (MonarchsPub, Market Garden Stage, Mount BattenRoom, Listening Room), 33 Gerrard St., W. 416-595-1975. Free; some ticketed events in theListening Room. Festival runs Feb 15-17.• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight: The Guitar Special. Jason Fowler, DonneRoberts and Christine Bougie, guitars. St. Paul’sUnited Church, 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Janusz Bosak Presents. MagicalEvening. Works by Wieniawski, Karlowicz,Mozart, Verdi, R. Strauss, Kreisler and Puccini.Janusz Bosak, piano; Joanna Makowicz, violin;Marta Greda-Kicek, soprano; Alyssa Curto, soprano;Joshua Oliver, baritone; Michal Kozlowski,narrator. The Great Hall, 84 South ServiceRd., Missisauga. 905-629-2347 or 905-277-5171. .• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. TheBarber of Seville. Rossini. Bickford Centre,777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849. ; (sr);(st). Also Feb 17(mat), 20, 23, Mar 1,3(mat).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Arraymusic. Three New Sides to aSquare. Jan-Bas Bollen: Square Time; and newworks by Butterfield, Foley and Storring. NewArray Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019.. 7:15: Pre-concert talk.Christoph Seybold, ViolinTschaikovsky Violin Concerto, Works by Saint Saens and John GrayFebruary 14, 2013 8:00 pm at Glenn Gould StudioFirst 100 tickets’ buyers get free Beethoven CDBUY TICKETS NOW – AmazingConcert.com – (416)872-4255• 8:00: DanceWorks. HomoBLABLAtus.Music by C. Plante and J. Sanchez. Performedby La Otra Orilla: Myrian Allard and AurelieBrunelle, dancers; Hedi “El Moro” Graja, vocals;Miguel Medina, percussion. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. .50-. Also Feb 16.• 8:00: MOLE Productions. Heart Strings: TheMusical. See Feb 12.• 8:00: Musideum. Kobe Aquaa-Harrison: TheGolden Tale of Jungle Bouti. Concert of Africanmusic. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. RoyalConservatory Orchestra with JohannesDebus. Handel: Music for the Royal FireworksHWV351; Mahler: Symphony No.1 in D. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See Feb 7.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Loves of Apolloand Daphne. Opera-in-concert performance ofCavalli’s second opera. Katherine Hill, soprano(Daphne); Michele DeBoer, soprano (Aurora);Laura Pudwell, mezzo (Venus); Charles Daniels,tenor (Apollo). Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427Aster’s Music HouseSaturday February 16, 8pmCHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONA Chamber Opera (World Premiere)Music by Erik Ross/Libretto by Phoebe TsangXin Wang & Charlene Santoni, SopranosEric Ross, Music Director and RepetiteurD. Jeremy Smith, Director and DesignerAdditional Chinese piecesperformed by Anna Guo& the Dunhuang Chamber EnsembleGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.Tickets: , , 416-872-4255roythomson.com/eventdetail/1209canadiansinfonietta.comCostume design: D. Jeremy SmithPeterson Family Charitable FoundationBloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -59; -(sr). Also Feb 16.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Symphony 9. See Feb 13.• 8:30: Palais Royale/Glenn Chipkar. TheValentine’s Big Band Dance. Classics by FrankSinatra, Bobby Darrin, Peggy Lee, Glenn Miller,Nelson Riddle and others. Swing Shift BigBand Orchestra; Theresa and Ralph Yuan, DJs;guests: Larisa Renee and Dave Statham, vocals.1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 1-888-222-6608and 416-533-3553 x22. ; 0(VIP). 6:30:VIP dinner.Saturday February 16• 1:00 pm to 1:30 am: Association of Artistsfor a Better World. Winterfolk XI Blues &Roots Festival. An all-ages, free urban rootsand blues festival, featuring over 200 artists;also includes workshops. Delta Chelsea Hotel(Monarchs Pub, Market Garden Stage, MountBatten Room, Listening Room), 33 Gerrard St.,W. 416-595-1975. Free; some ticketed eventsin the Listening Room. Festival runs Feb 15-17.• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. La clemenzadi Tito. See Feb 3.• 7:30: Tapestry Opera. The TapestrySongbook. Selection of contemporary vocalmusic. Carla Huhtanen, soprano. Ernest BalmerStudio, 9 Trinity St., Studio 315. 416-537-6066 x243. .• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Tales ofHoffman. See Feb 13.• 7:30: Velvet Curtain. Dido and Aeneas.See Feb 9.• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Aengus Finnan.Canadian folk music. St. Nicholas AnglicanChurch, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235.; (sr).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Feb 1.• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. ChineseNew Year Concert. E. Ross: Northern Lights,Eastern Fire (one act chamber opera; P. Tsang,libretto; world premiere); and traditional Chineseselections. Xin Wang and Charlene Santoni, sopranos;Anna Guo, yang qin, with the DunhuangChinese Instrument Ensemble. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: DanceWorks. HomoBLABLAtus. See34 thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2013

Feb 15.• 8:00: Gallery 345. In the Current: MikeDownes’ 11-piece jazz orchestra. KellyJefferson, saxes; Colleen Allen and ShiranthaBeddage, saxes and woodwinds; Jon Challoner,trumpet; James MacDonald, French horn;Jay Burr, tuba; Mike Downes, bass and compositions;and others. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra.Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn.Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio Op.72c;Schumann: Piano Concerto Op.54;Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 Op.56“Scottish.” Maxim Bernard, piano; KristianAlexander, conductor; Alexa Petrenko, host.Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st/child). 7:15: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: MOLE Productions. Heart Strings: TheMusical. See Feb 12.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Post-Classical Series:West of 123: NuBC Collective. Zupko: Fallen forcello and piano; D. Chang: five for solo piano;Cherney: 22 Arguments for the Suspension ofDisbelief; Mellits: 11 pieces for flute and piano;Radford: Le Tissu des suspendus. 197 John St.416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Musideum. naw. Electronic music concert.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See Feb 7.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Loves of Apolloand Daphne. See Feb 15.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Symphony 9. See Feb 13.• 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. RomanticLegends. Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from EugeneOnegin; Romeo and Juliet Overture; CapriccioItalien; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1. Su Jeon,piano; guest: Janez Govednik, conductor. TrinityAnglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st). Also Feb 17(Richmond Hill).Sunday February 17• 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm: Association ofArtists for a Better World. Winterfolk XIBlues & Roots Festival. An all-ages, free urbanroots and blues festival, featuring over 200 artists;also includes workshops. Delta ChelseaHotel (Monarchs Pub, Market Garden Stage,Mount Batten Room, Listening Room), 33Gerrard St., W. 416-595-1975. Free; someticketed events in the Listening Room. Festivalruns Feb 15-17.• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. See Feb 2.• 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See Feb 7.• 2:00: Toronto Opera Repertoire. TheBarber of Seville. See Feb 15.• 2:30: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Also 7:00. See Feb 1.• 3:00: Musideum. Poli’s Salon. Paul Hoffert,piano; guest to be announced. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recital. Simon Morley, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 4:00: St. Olave’s Church. City Flutes inWinter. Choral Evensong for First Sunday inLent followed by refreshments and concert ofclassical, contemporary works for flute by J.Hook and de Boismortier. St. Olave’s Choir; TimShowalter, organ; City Flutes, Lana Chou Hoyt,Sun. 17th Feb. at 4 p.m.Choral Evensongfor First Sunday in Lentfollowed by refreshments…and at 5:city flutesAdd a touch of shimmerto your winter afternoonwith glorious works for flute byEnglish composer and organistJames Hook (1746-1827);and French baroque composer(of instrumental music, cantatas,opera-ballets and vocal music)Joseph Bodin de Boismortier(1689-1755), all directed byLana Chou HoytSt. Olave’s ChurchBloor and Windermere416-769-5686stolaves.caconductor. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated.• 5:00: Claire Riley and Jazz-Tonic Trio.Jazz Vespers. Valentine’s concert. Claire Riley,voice; Boris Treivus, piano; David Thiessen,bass; Augusto Santana, drums. St. Luke’sUnited Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-879-8126 or 416-924-9619. PWYC. Proceeds to St.Luke’s United Church ministry.• 7:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Also 2:30. See Feb 1.• 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. RomanticLegends. Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from EugeneOnegin; Romeo and Juliet Overture; CapriccioItalien; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1. Su Jeon,piano; guest: Janez Govednik, conductor.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). Also Feb 16(Aurora).• 8:00: Musideum. Ros Kindler. Ros Kindler,jazz vocals; Mark Kieswetter, piano; RossMacIntyre, bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .Monday February 18• 1:00: Harbourfront Centre. Music with Bite:Fiestango. Children’s concert. Brigantine Room,235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.French show at 3:00.• 3:00: Harbourfront Centre. Music with Bite:Fiestango. Children’s concert. Brigantine Room,235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.English show at 1:00.Tuesday February 19• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: MotionMusic. Works by Scriabin,Cage and Barker. John Kameel Farah, piano;dancers of the Peggy Baker Dance Projects;Peggy Baker, choreographer. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming 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: 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.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LoveWill Keep Us Together. Songs by Porter, Berlin,Mancini and others. Betsy Wolfe, soprano; MikeEldred, tenor; Steven Reineke, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -0. Also Feb20(mat and eve).Wednesday February 20• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. John Paul Farahat,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LoveWill Keep Us Together. Also 8:00. See Feb 19.• 6:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tristanund Isolde. See Feb 2.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company. A Day inHollywood, A Night in the Ukraine – The MGMRevue. Music from Hollywood’s Golden Era.Joe Cascone; David Haines; Carol Kugler; PeterLoucas; Elizabeth Rose Morriss; Susan Sanders.York Woods Library Theatre, 1785 Finch Ave.February 1 – March 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 35

Volumes 21-25 (2015-2020)

Volumes 16-20 (2010-2015)

Volumes 11-15 (2004-2010)

Volumes 6 - 10 (2000 - 2006)

Volumes 1-5 (1994-2000)