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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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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 Barrie, Bobcaygeon,Beyond the GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontariooutside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,Bradford, Cambridge, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton,Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Owen Sound,Port Dover, Port Hope, Southampton, St. Catharines and Waterloo.Starts on page 47.C.In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 49.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 53.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 fromApril 1 to May 7, 2013. All listings must be received by6pm Friday March 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, Courtice, Markham,Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Norval, Oakville, Oshawa, PortPerry, Richmond Hill, Thornhill and Whitby.Friday March 01• 9:00am to 3:30: MusicFest Canada.Ontario Christian MusicFest. Performances,educational clinics and workshops heldthroughout the day. Featuring concert bands,jazz ensembles, vocal groups, praise teams andothers. Durham Christian Academy, 2038 NashRd., Courtice. 905-718-8123. Free.• 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recitals. Emily Chia-Lin Chaing,piano; Coco Chen, violin; Brenton Chan, cello.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic Music at Midday. York University BrassEnsemble. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 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. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoMar 8, 15, 22.• 7:30: Mirvish Productions. The Wizardof Oz. Music by Arlen; lyrics by Harburg; withadditional new songs by A. L. Webber (music)and T. Rice (lyrics). Danielle Wade (Dorothy);Cedric Smith (Professor Marvel/Wizard); LisaHorner (Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of theWest); Mike Jackson (Hickory/Tin Man); Lee345 SORAUREN AVENUE 416.822.9781www.gallery345.com/performancesMARCH 201301 FRI | 8pmPAS DE DEUX, CECILIA LEE, piano,KATHLEEN LONG, celloCLASSICAL DUOS /02 SAT | 8pmMACKENZIE LONGPRE GROUP10 PIECE JAZZ ENSEMBLE//03 SUN | 3pmART OF THE PIANO:GREG de DENUS, JAZZ & IMPROV//09 SAT | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:CIRO LONGOBARDI, CONTEMP//10 SUN | 8pmTHROUGH THE HOURGLASSVLADA MARS, piano, CONTEMP//11 MON | 8pmPIVOT CHAMBER SOLOISTSCLASSICAL //14 THU | 8pmINTERPLAY: POETS, INSPIREMUSICIANS, POETRY AND IMPROV/MacDougall (Zeke/Lion); Jamie McKnight(Hunk/Scarecrow); and others; Franklin Brasz,music director; Jeremy Sams, stage director.Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. -5. Tue-Satat 7:30; also matinees Wed, Sat and Sun at1:30. Runs to Aug 18. LISTING NOT REPEATED.• 7:30: St. Paul’s Anglican Church. AnEvening of Jazz at St. Paul’s. Lorne Lofsky, guitar;Kieran Over, bass; Robin Claxton, drums.227 Church St., Newmarket. 905-853-7285.; (sr/st). Also wine bar. Benefit concertfor St. Paul’s.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. TheBarber of Seville. Rossini. Bickford Centre,777 Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849. ; (sr);(st). Also Mar 3(mat).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. Actual Craigslist postingsset to music. With Dmitry Chepovetsky, BreeGreig, Daren A. Herbert, Veda Hille, SelinaMartin and Barry Mirochnick; Veda Hille, musicdirector. Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst St.416-504-9971. -; -(st). AlsoMar 2, 3(mat and eve).• 8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kafka/Janáček/Kurtág. Kurtág: Kafka Fragments;Janáček: The Diary of One Who Disappeared.Jacqueline Woodley, Lesley Bouza, EugeniaDermentzis and Sarah Halmerson, sopranos;Lauren Segal, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor;Kerry DuWors, violin; Christopher Mokrzewski,15 FRI | 8pmPETER KATZ, CONTEMPFOLK MUSIC //17 SUN | 3pmAN AFTERNOON OF SONG,BRIDGET BEST, mezzo, ANNELARLEE, piano //019 TUE | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:JASON CUTMORE, CLASSICAL25//20 WED | 8pmENSEMBLE PARAMIRABOCLASSICAL/CONTEMP//22 FRI | 8pmTANGO CAFE: AN EVENING OFSONG AND DANCE, LEE, YANG,NAM //26 TUE | 8pmDUO LES AMIS, LYNN KUO, violin,MARIANNA HUMETSKA, pianoCLASSIC/CONTEMP //30 SAT | 8pmJACQUES ISRAELIEVITCH, violin,WINONA ZELENKA, cello, LYDIAWONG, piano, CLASSICAL TRIOS//0The Place Where You Go To Listen32 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

piano. The Extension Room, 30 Eastern Ave.647-352-7041. . Also Mar 2.• 8:00: Canadian Music Centre/Music inthe Barns. New Music in New Places. Reed:Quartet for Heart and Breath; Bolton: TheComing of Sobs for String Quartet; Godin: allthat is solid melts into the air, for string quintet(revision premiere). Music in the Barns ChamberEnsemble. Academy of Lions, 64 OssingtonAve. 416-807-7771. . 10:00pm: Latenightsights and sounds with Tasseomancy,Kate Young, DJ Adam Terejko and HarryZimmerman.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. A Dayin Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine – TheMGM Revue. Music from Hollywood’s GoldenEra. Joe Cascone; David Haines; Carol Kugler;Peter Loucas; Elizabeth Rose Morriss; SusanSanders. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785Finch Ave. W. 416-755-1717. . Also Mar2(mat and eve).• 8:00: Flato Markam Theatre. AmazingGrace: Nathaniel Dett Chorale and Elmer IselerSingers. Celebration of North American spirituals.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. -.• 8:00: Fridays @ 8/Greater TorontoPhilharmonic Orchestra. Spring Pops.Palmer: Sketches for Spring; Bédard: OrganConcerto; Baker: Harp Concerto. Mark Toews,organ; Andrew Chan, harp; John Palmer, conductor.Lawrence Park Community Church,2180 Bayview Ave. 647-478-6122. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Pas de Deux. Musicexploring dance, rhythm and movement. Worksby Bartók, Kapustin, Piazzolla, Poulenc andStravinsky. Kathleen Long, cello; H.W. CeciliaLee, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. A Tribute to Don Ho.Laurence Tan, tenor; Ray Hanson, tenor;Michael Berkovsky, piano; Anjelica Scannura,dancer. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. (includes champagneand mai-tais).• 8:00: North Toronto Players. Pirates ofPenzance. Gilbert and Sullivan. Forest GroveUnited Church, 43 Forest Grove Dr. 416-481-4867. ; (sr); (st); free(child). AlsoMar 2(eve), Mar 3(mat).• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. VocaPeople. A capella vocal group performing musicfrom Mozart to pop. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. -.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Amici ChamberEnsemble with Isabel Bayrakdarian. Beethoven:Septet for Strings and Woodwinds in E-flatOp.20; Chausson: Chanson Perpétuelle Op.37;Poulenc: Le bal masqué; Montsalvatge: Cincocanciones negras (arr. Kradjian). SeroujKradjian, piano; David Hetherington, cello;Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; guests: IsabelBayrakdarian, soprano; Jonathan Crow, violin;Beverly Johnston, percussion; and members ofthe Glenn Gould School faculty. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects.Stereophonic. Live music by John KameelFarah, piano. Peggy Baker, choreography.Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-888-838-3006. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 2, 3(mat).Saturday March 02• 2:00: Civic Light Opera Company. A Day inHollywood, A Night in the Ukraine – The MGMRevue. Also 8:00. See Mar 1.• 2:00: Flato Markam Theatre. Voca People.A capella vocal group performing music fromMozart to pop. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469. -. Alsoat 7:00.• 4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz &Reflection. Wes Allen Trio (Wesley Allen, bass;Anthony Brancati, keys; Matthew Burnett,drums). St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 70Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering.Children welcome.• 7:00: Flato Markam Theatre. Voca People.See 2:00.• 7:00: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. ThirdAnnual Cabaret. With Chorus members;Jenny Crober, conductor. The Grand Hall, TheEstonian House, 958 Broadview Ave. 647-260-0740. . Fundraiser with food and silentauction.• 7:30: Cantemus Singers. The Virgin Queen.Works by Tallis, Byrd, Mundy and Tomkins.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 3(mat,St. Aidan’s Anglican Church).• 7:30: Glebe Road United Church. TheThree Sopranos 2. Art songs and arias byMozart, Puccini, Fauré and Strauss. AlisonCampbell, Maria Case and Ann Sublett, sopranos.20 Glebe Rd. E. 416-944-9260. PWYC.Fundraiser for Glebe Road United Church.• 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Romance Now and Then. Raum: Sir Gawainand the Green Knight; Borodin: Notturno fromString Quartet No.2; Vivaldi: Cello Concerto;Chan Ka Nin: Soulmate; Telemann: Don QuixoteSuite; Elgar: Serenade For Strings. RachelMercer, cello. Central Baptist Church, 340Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ;(sr); (st); (under 12). Also Mar 3(mat, St. Simon’s Anglican Church, Oakville).• 7:30: Oakville Ensemble. Bach & Byrd.Bach: Jesu, meine Freude BWV227; Byrd:Mass for five voices. Grace Lutheran Church,304 Spruce St., Oakville. 905-825-9740.; (sr); (st). Also Mar 3 (mat, MaryMother of God Church, Oakville).• 7:30: Ron Klusmeier/Canadian FoodgrainsBank. Tour of a Lifetime. Ron Klusmeier, piano,plays and leads his own music, shares his storiesand performs folk songs of the 60s. LeasideUnited Church, 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425-1253. ; (16 and under). 25% of proceedsto Canadian Foodgrains Bank.• 7:30: Tallis Choir. Gesualdo: Murderer& Musician. Gesualdo: Responses forTenebrae; Marenzio: Magnificat; Palestrina:Lamentations; Gabrieli: O Quam Suavis; Dering:Factum Est Silentium. Peter Mahon, conductor.St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Talesof Hoffman. Offenbach. Bickford Centre, 777Bloor St. W. 416-978-8849. ; (sr);(st).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Arcadiac. Lizée:Arcadian; Machover: Jeux Deux for HyperPianoand Orchestra (Canadian premiere); Bates:Alternative Energy (Canadian premiere).Michael Chertock, hyperpiano; Mason Bates,electronica; Carolyn Kuan, conductor; PeterOundjian, conductor and host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -.• 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Fireworks.Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks; Purcell:Trumpet Sonata in D; Mozart: SymphonyNo.36 in C “Linz.” Robert Venables, trumpet;Tony Browning, conductor. Trinity AnglicanChurch, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/FactoryTheatre. Do You Want What I Have Got? ACraigslist Cantata. See Mar 1.• 8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kafka/Janáček/Kurtág. See Mar 1.• 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. 25th AnniversaryConcert: Memories and Reflections. BrendaUchimaru, conductor; guests: Lee Willingham,founding artistic director; Gerard Yun, past artisticdirector; Ben Bolden, alumnus Victor Mio,alumnus; Ian Sadler, organ; massed choir withalumni. St. Simon the Apostle Church, 525Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. ; (st/st).• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. A Day inHollywood, A Night in the Ukraine – The MGMRevue. Also 2:00. See Mar 1. SOLD OUT.• 8:00: Counterpoint CommunityOrchestra. Kiev to St. Petersburg.Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2; Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.5; Violin Concerto in D. EricaWilliamson, violin; Terry Kowalczuk, conductor.Saint Luke’s United Church, 353 SherbourneSt. 416-762-9257. ; (st).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Mackenzie LongpreGroup. Jazz covers and original works. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Music Gallery. Joel Rubin: Uri Caine:Klezmer’s Outer Limits and Inner Space. 197John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. You WhoHear in These Scattered Rhymes. Italian baroquesettings of Italian renaissance poetry.Works by Monteverdi, Caccini, d’India, Galileiand others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; JohnEdwards, lute and theorbo. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: North Toronto Players. Pirates ofPenzance. See Mar 1.• 8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. AnEvening of Mozart. Mozart: Overture to Laclemenza di Tito; Allegro from Divertimentoin D K136; Allegro from Serenade in c D388;Symphony No.31 in D K297 “Paris”; and ariasand other vocal selections with winners of2012 NYCO Mozart Vocal Competition. KristinHoff, mezzo; Karianne Pasma, soprano; GeofreySirett, baritone; David Bowser, conductor.Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’s CollegeSchool, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-628-9195.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. MastersSeries 2: Barber’s Adagio - Greatest Hits fromthe 20th Century. Jenkins: Palladio; Barber:Adagio for Strings; Copland: Hoe Down fromRodeo; Clarinet Concerto; Prévost: Scherzo forOrchestra; and other works. Guests: KornelWolak, clarinet; Alessandro Crudele, conductor.Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E., Oshawa. 905-987-3083. -; -(st). Also Mar 3(mat, Port Perry).• 8:00: Opera York. The Merry Widow.Lehár. Main Stage, Richmond Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. -; (st).• 8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. CanadaSings: A Celebration of Our Heritage. Folkmusic originating from the founding culturesand languages of Canada. Peterson: Hymnto Freedom; Hemsworth: The Log Driver’sWaltz; and works by Govedas, Fleming, Telfer,Raminsh and Beckwith. Mitchell Pady, conductor;Gergely Szokolay, piano. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849.; (sr/under 35); (st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World MusicSeries: Milton Nascimento. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.POSTPONED.Photo: Jamie Thompson 2012Jamie Thompson’sURBAN FLUTE PROJECTIntroducing Skype lessons ... now linked in with NunavutRCM Flute Faculty | The Junction Trio | urbanflute@gmail.comMarch 1 – April 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 33

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