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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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1-866-768-8801. -. Opening act: SusieArioli, jazz vocals.• 8:00: Free Times Cafe. Ozere. Classical folkfusion. Jessica Deutsch, violin/vocals/compositions;Adrian Gross, mandolin and guitar; LydiaMunchinsky, cello; Sam McLellan, bass; EmilyRockarts, vocals. 320 College St. 416-837-8027. .• 8:00: LMG Productions. Wonder Woman VI:WonderFest. Concert Celebrating InternationalWomen’s Week. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 QueenSt. W. 416-458-9721. .• 8:00: Nordic Opera Canada and TorontoSwedish Singers. The Little Matchgirl.Brigitte Bogar, mezzo; Maureen Batt, soprano;Jenna Marie Douglas, piano. St. Augustineof Canterbury, 1847 Bayview Ave. 416-270-0333. .• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Double Bill. Britten:Simple Symphony; Suk: Meditations on an OldBohemian Chorale; Mozetich: Viola Concerto(world premiere); Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9K271 “Jeunehomme.” Rivka Golani, viola;Angela Cheng, piano; Nurhan Arman, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Small World Music/Corporation ofMassey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Mariza.Traditional fado of Portugal. Massey Hall, 178Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationwith open mic, hosted by the improvstudios of Casey Sokol. Performers and observerswelcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Saturday March 09• 1:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. FamilyMarch Break Concert with FiddleFire!Children’s Show. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (fam).• 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Baroque andBeyond III: Music from the French Baroque.Couperin: Leçons des Ténèbres; Visée: lutesuite; and other works. Ariel Harwood-Jones,soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo;Benjamin Stein, theorbo and lute; Elixir BaroqueA. Concerts in the GTA Around with Bach, Mozart and Beethoven.Ensemble; and others. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26..• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Ciro Longobardi. Works by Traversa, Fedele,Dall’ongaro, Haber, Current and others. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. ¡Qué Rica Cuba,TD Jazz Series: Devoted to Dizzy –Cubano Be,Cubano Bop. Little Jazz Band, Poncho Sanchez,conga and bandleader; Christian Scott,trumpet. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: A Toronto Symphony.Staniland: new work (premiere); Mackey: FourIconoclastic Episodes for Violin, Electric Guitarand String Orchestra (Canadian premiere);Machover: A Toronto Symphony: Concerto forComposer and City (premiere). Pekka Kuusisto,violin; Steven Mackey, electric guitar; PeterOundjian, conductor and host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5.Sunday March 10• 2:00: Réa Beaumont Presents. Playing Onthe Edge: A Century of Canadian Piano Music.Works by Weinzweig, McPhee, Coulthard,Pentland and Bucyznski. Réa Beaumont, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).• 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. LoveAmong the Ruins – The Annual Greta KrausSchubertiad. Monica Whicher, soprano; IsaiahBell, tenor; Gordon Bintner, baritone; StephenRalls and Bruce Ubukata, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-735-7982. ; (st). Afternoon tea served.• 3:00: Arraymusic. Stravinsky’s Sphere:The Influence of Igor Stravinsky. Oesterle:new work; Andriessen: Life (Canadian premiere);Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat; TheRite of Spring (player piano version by J.Oswald; plunderphonics). Arraymusic Ensemble;guest: Marie Bérard, violin. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-532-3019. .• 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. MelanieConly, soprano, and Anita Krause, mezzosoprano.Fleming: The Lark in the Clear Air(duet); Afton Water (duet); Chausson: ChansonPerpétuelle Op.37; Raum: Men I Have Known(two selections); Schubert: An die Leier;Ständchen; and other works; Brahms: FourDuets Op.61; Ziguenerlieder Op.103; Barber:Hermit Songs Op.29; Delibes: Sous le domeépais (from Lakmé). Peter Longworth, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st). Reception following tomeet the artists.• 3:30: Koffler Chamber Orchestra. FuguingSeason finale. Bach: The Art of Fugue; and aviolin concerto tba; Mozart: Adagio and Fugue;Beethoven: Grosse Fuge (Great Fugue). JacquesIsraelievitch, violin and conductor. GladstoneHotel, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-638-1881 or416-531-4635. /(adv).• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. George Koller Quartet. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.Religious service.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Remembering George Shearing. DonThompson, piano; Neil Swainson; with tributetalk by Brian Barlow. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211 x22. Free, donations welcome.Religious service.• 7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church, WestToronto. Junction Jam. Robi Botos, piano;Scott Alexander, bass; Brian Barlow, drums.288 Humberside Ave. 416-763-2393. Freewilloffering. Refreshments to follow.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Through theHourglass, Vlada Mars, piano: CD launch– “A Conversation.” Concert and conversation.Music inspired by Nyman, Glass, Tiersenand Einaudi. Vlada Mars, piano and compositions.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Rough Idea/Music Gallery/LulaMusic and Arts Centre. Matthew Shipp Trio.Matthew Shipp, piano; Whit Dickey, drums;Michael Bisio, bass. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv).• 8:00: Tova Kardonne/Vox Novus/Al GreenTheatre. 60X60 Dance Toronto. One-hourperformance featuring 60 one-minute electro-acoustic/computer-generatedcompositions36 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

(classical to spoken word) by 60 Canadian composerspaired with 60 one-minute dance works(mime, Kurdish folk dancing, breakdancing, flamenco,ballet, tap, modern dance and manyothers) by 60 choreographers. Eldad Tsabary,macro-composer; Viv Moore, macro-choreographer.Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave.416-924-6211. .Monday March 11• 12:00 noon: Soundstreams. WeinzweigCentenary: Cecilia String Quartet Recital andPlaque Dedication. Weinzweig: Violin andCello Sonatas; String Quartet No.3. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-818-2004. Free. Will be followed by theunveiling of a commemorative plaque for theformer Weinzweig family home as part of theCity of Toronto’s Legacy Project.Dr. Réa BeaumontPlaying on the EdgeA Century ofCanadian PianoMusic© 2012 Réa BeaumontGlenn Gould StudioSunday March 10, 2pmTickets: 416-872-4255Roy Thomson Hall Box Office• 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.• 5:30: York University Department ofMusic. World Music Festival. World MusicChorus, Judith Cohen, conductor. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Limited seating. Free.• 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: ShaunaRolston and Friends. Dohnanyi: Serenade;Brahms: Piano Quartet in g; Dvořák: PianoQuintet. Annalee Patipatanakoon and TimothyYing, violin; Teng Li and Eric Nowlin, viola;Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Chai Lifeline and Charity Bids. Singfor the Children. An evening of Jewish music.Itzhak Perlman, violin, and Cantor YitzchakMeir, tenor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.1-888-416-2424. -$180.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Pivot Chamber Soloists.Brahms: Trio in a Op.114; Trio in B Op.8;Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker)(st).Tuesday March 12• 1:00: Living Arts Centre. The BerenstainBears LIVE! In Family Matters, the Musical.RBC Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. ; (12 and under). Also 4:00 andMar 13(1:00 and 4:00).• 4:00: Living Arts Centre. The BerenstainBears LIVE! In Family Matters, the Musical.See 1:00.• 7:00: University of Toronto Scarborough,Arts and Events Programming. Dieschöne Müllerin. Lenard Whiting, tenor;Brett Kingsbury, piano. AA303, Arts andAdministration Building, 1265 Military Tr.,Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.Wednesday March 13• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Interactive Opera. Popular ariasand duets sung by the artists of the COC.Includes audience participation. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Edward Moroney,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 1:00: Living Arts Centre. The BerenstainBears LIVE! In Family Matters, the Musical.Also 4:00. See Mar 12.• 4:00: Living Arts Centre. The BerenstainBears LIVE! In Family Matters, the Musical.Also 1:00. See Mar 12.• 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. 13th StreetWinery Piano Series: Aigre-Douce. Performanceof new music for piano, cello and ensembleby N. Storring and A. Cameron. Nick Storring,cello and compositions; Brandon Valdivia,thumb piano s/percussion/melodica; Thin EdgeNew Music Collective (Allison Cameron, preparedharp/autoharp/auxiliary instruments/compositions; Cheryl Duvall, piano and auxiliaryinstruments; Ilana Waniuk, violin and auxiliaryinstruments). 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x205. /(adv).• 7:00: University of Toronto Scarborough,Arts and Events Programming. Cazes,Cavaquinho, and Choro: An Evening ofBrazilian Instrumental Music. Henrique Cazes,cavaquinho. AA303, Arts and AdministrationBuilding, 1265 Military Tr., Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Canadian Songbook:Tanika Charles. Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: School of Toronto Dance Theatre.Gimme One Riddim. Featuring ska music.Winchester St. Theatre, 80 Winchester St.416-892-7270 and 416-889-1758. ;(sr/artist/child). Also Mar 14, 15.Thursday March 14• 11:00am to 8:00: York UniversityDepartment of Music. World Music Festival.Klezmer Ensemble, Brian Katz, director; CelticEnsemble, Sherry Johnson, director; WestAfrican Ghana, Kwasi Dunyo, director; Escolade Samba, Rick Lazar, director; West AfricanMande, Anna Melnikoff, director; and others.Martin Family Lounge, Sterling BeckwithStudio and Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuringperformance students from the University ofToronto Faculty of Music. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free,donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Chamber MusicEnsembles. Student chamber music recital.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Thomas Gonder, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 7:30: Trinity College, University ofToronto. Music That Speaks To You:Shostakovich – Rumours, Lies, Enigmas andMusic. Discussion and illustrations of worksby Shostakovich and his contemporaries.Shostakovich: Second Trio. Gryphon Trio;guest: Gary Kulesha, commentator. Seeley Hall,Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-978-2707.; (st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. The Turn of the Screw. Britten.Students of U of T’s opera division; StephenHargreaves, conductor; Michael Cavanaugh,stage director. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar 15, 16,17(mat).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Interplay: Poets InspireMusician. Poetry and improvisation. RogerGreenwald, Sheniz Janmohamed and JacobScheier, poets; Kousha Nakhaei, violin; CaseySokol, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series: TrioFibonacci. Radford: Les Interstices intangibles;Onslow: Trio Op.27; Trio Op.83; Sokolović:Portrait Parle. Julie-Anne Derome, violin;Gabriel Prynne, cello; Wonny Song, piano. JaneMallett Theatre of the St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or1-800-708-6754. .50; (st).• 8:00: School of Toronto Dance Theatre.Gimme One Riddim. See Mar 13.Friday March 15• 11:30am to 8:45: York UniversityDepartment of Music. World Music Festival.Chinese Orchestra, Patty Cham, director;Carribean Ensemble, Lindy Burgess, director;Korean Drum Ensemble, Charles Hong, director;Middle Eastern Ensemble, Shahouk,director; Flamenco Guitar Ensemble, RogerScannura, director; and others. Martin FamilyLounge, Sterling Beckwith Studio and TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recitals. The Yale Russian Chorus.Mark Bailey, conductor. St. Andrew’s Church,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. 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 1, 8, 22.• 5:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries.With Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and Mystery Inc.gang. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. -. 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