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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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• 7:30: Darbazi

• 7:30: Darbazi Georgian Ensemble. InConcert. Georgian chants and work, dance andlove songs; also Byzantine and Znamenny chantto Ukrainian carols, and Russian anthems toGeorgian toasting songs. Shalva Makharashvili,conductor; guest: Yale Russian Chorus, MarkBailey, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-778-0492. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Essential Opera. Two Weddings anda Funeral. Puccini: Gianni Schicchi; Donizetti:Il Campanello. James Levesque, baritone(Schicchi/Don Annibale); Fabian Arciniegas,baritone (Enrico/Marco); Maureen Batt, soprano(Lauretta/ Rosa); Erin Bardua, soprano(Serafina/Ciesca); and others; Michael Rose,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-290-7970 or 416-827-3009. . Receptionwith cash bar.• 7:30: Rezonance. Italian Baroque PubNight! Works by the Italian Masters. RezanOnen-Lapointe, violin; Alexa Pilon, cello; DavePodgorski, harpsichord. Tranzac Club, 292Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. PWYC.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. The Turn of the Screw. See Mar 14.• 8:00: Community Baroque Orchestra ofToronto. Distres’d Innocency: The CommunityBaroque Orchestra of Toronto Mixes withElixir. Bach: Harpsichord Concerto in DBWV1054; Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violinsand Strings in c RV509; Telemann: Overture inD for viola da gamba and strings TWV55:D6;Purcell: Distres’d Innocency: or, the Princess ofPersia; and works by Castello and Buxtehude.Guests: Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith and ValerieGordon, baroque violin; Justin Haynes, violada gamba; Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord.Alumni Hall, Victoria College, University ofToronto, 91 Charles St. W. 416-604-3440.Free. Donations welcome.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Bowfire:The Total String Experience. Classical, jazz,Celtic, gypsy, world fiddling. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. -.• 8:00: Gallery 345. An Intimate Night withPeter Katz. Contemporary folk music. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Milton Concert Presentations.Evolution of the Big Band: Toronto JazzOrchestra. Featuring arrangements of theA. Concerts in the GTADuke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton andBuddy Rich big bands. Works by T. Jones,Brookmeyer, Nimmons, Argue and others.Sophia Perlman, jazz vocals; Josh Grossman,conductor. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000 or 1-866-257-0004. ; (sr).• 8:00: School of Toronto Dance Theatre.Gimme One Riddim. See Mar 13.• 8:30: A Man Called Wrycraft. The TwoSides of Carole King. With Coco Love Alcorn,Chloe Charles, Kat Goldman, Kevin Hearn,Aaron Jensen & The Vocal Six-Gun and others.Hugh’s Room, 2251 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. /(adv).Saturday March 16• 10:30am: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries.See Mar 15.• 2:00: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.Happy Together. A cappella songs. Guests:Six Vocal Ensemble. Jane Mallet Theatre, StLawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.1-866-744-7464. ; (st). Also at 7:30.• 7:00: City of Toronto Historic Museums.St. Patrick’s Eve Céilidh. With traditional musicby Gin Lane. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 DundasSt. W. 416-394-8113. . Cash bar.• 7:00: Parish Church of St. Luke’s.A Dixieland Night with the Vic LawrenceDixieland Six. 1371 Elgin St., Burlington. 905-632-2918. . Dinner included.• 7:30: Capella Intima. Giuseppe. Oratorio forfive voices and instruments from the VaticanLibrary, 1650. Lesley Bouza, soprano; EmilyKlassen, soprano; Laura McAlpine, alto; BudRoach, tenor; James Baldwin, bass. BloorStreet United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 905-517-3594. suggested donation. Also Mar16(mat, Hamilton) and Mar 17(mat, KingstonRoad United Church).• 7:30: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.Happy Together. See 2:00• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. The Turn of the Screw. See Mar 14.• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Subscription Concert No. 4.Includes CBSO Clifford Poole Vocal CompetitionFinals. Smetana: Overture to The BarteredCBSO8 pm Saturday March 16VOCAL FINALS!CLIFFORD POOLE VOCAL COMPETITION FINALS PLUSSmetana Overture to Bartered BrideMozart Overture to Marriage of FigaroP.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Avenue East, ScarboroughRegular adult, st/sr (under 12 free) | Premium adult, st/sr (under 12 free)8 pm Saturday March 23HAYDN & BRAHMSHaydn Missa in Tempora Belli featuring the UTSC Concert ChoirBrahms Liebeslieder Waltzes with Brett Kingsbury & Norman Reintamm pianoSt. Timothy's Anglican Church 4125 Sheppard Avenue East, AgincourtAll seats at the doorThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agencyof the Government of OntarioBride; Mozart: Overture to Marriage of Figaro.Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre,Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto,5183 Sheppard Ave., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. -; -(sr/st); free(under 12).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/Starvox Entertainment.Śląsk. Polish national song and dance ensemble.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50-.50. Also Mar 17.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Jazz Avant Series:Sarah Jerrom: The Yeats Project. Poetry of W.B. Yeats set to original music. Sarah Jerrom,composer/arranger/vocals; Yeats Project nonet.Church of St. George the Martyr, 197 John St.416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Rose Orchestra. Celtic Party. Atribute to St. Patrick and to Celtic music inCanada. David Warrack, conductor. MainStage, Rose Theatre Brampton, 1 Theatre Ln.,Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st);(child).• 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Light in theDarkness. Victoria: Requiem; Purcell: Musicfor the Funeral of Queen Mary and others. RonK. M. Cheung, conductor; John Stephenson,organ. St. Thomas’ Church, 383 Huron St. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Walrus Quartet. In Concert. BobbyEllias, David Occhipinti, Ted Quinlan and KimRatcliffe, guitar. Heliconian Hall. 35 HazeltonAve. 416-922-3618. ; (st).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Rant Maggie Rant: St.Patrick’s Day Celebration. Lindsay Schindler,fiddle; Glen Dias, voice and recorder; RobLarose, percussion; Barry James Payne, guitar.2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604..50/(adv).Sunday March 17• 10:15am: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday – Cairdeas. St. Patrick’s Daycelebration with Celtic music. 2 Nobert Rd.416-491-1224. Free. Religious service.• 2:00: Capella Intima. Giuseppe. Oratorio forfive voices and instruments from the VaticanLibrary, 1650. Lesley Bouza, soprano; EmilyKlassen, soprano; Laura McAlpine, alto; BudRoach, tenor; James Baldwin, bass. KingstonRoad United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 905-517-3594. suggested donation. Also Mar16(mat, Hamilton; eve, Bloor Street United2012–13NORMAN REINTAMMartistic directorCathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestracathedralbluffs.com | 416.879.5566Church).• 2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall /Starvox Entertainment.Śląsk. See March 16.• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. The Turn of the Screw. See Mar 14.• 3:00: Gallery 345. An Afternoon of Song.Works by Debussy, Barber, Poulenc. BridgetBest, mezzo; Anne Larlee, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker)(st).• 3:00: Hart House Singers. Dvořák: Massin D. Hart House orchestra; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Great Hall, Hart House, 7Hart House Circle. 416 978-2452. Free. Fooddonations for U of T Foodbank welcome.• 7:30: Excelsior Ensemble. The Ives ofMarch. St. Peter’s Estonian Church, 817Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-483-5847. PWYC.• 7:30: Jubilee United Church. JOSEPH:Jubilee Organ Sunday Evening Program Hour.Includes opening march, music by Bach and19th century masters, organ transcriptionsand other works. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.Monday March 18• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Combos. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Tuesday March 19• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Toy Piano Composers.Floisand: ephemeral; Pearce: Girl beforea Mirror; Ryan: Edit the Truth; Guechtal:Reverse Filter; Thornborrow: Icarus; Denburg:Liaison. Array Ensemble. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Vocal Ensembles.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 7:30: Grinnell Singers. March Break Tour.Barnett: The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass;also works by Rachmaninoff, Smiridov, Byrd,Gjeilo and others. John Rommereim, conductor.Franciscan Church of St. Bonaventure, 1300Leslie St. 416-223-9461. Free.• 7:30: Musicians in Ordinary. Ladies thatare Most Rare. Songs to poems by Lady MarySidney, Lady Mary Wroth and the EgertonSisters, and music from the lute books of MaryBurwell and Margaret Board. Hallie Fishel, soprano;John Edwards, theorbo and lute; guest:Justin Haynes, viola da gamba. CharbonnelLounge, St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St.416-926-2331. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Choirs. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Jason Cutmore. Schubert: Piano Sonata inB-flat D960. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Piano Series: RachelKiyo Iwaasa, piano. Mozart: Adagio in b K540;Ryan: Fornax Chemica; L.C. Miller: ColorCodes; Newsome: Ouroboros; Sharman: OperaTranscription: Tristan and Isolde; Beethoven:38 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

Sonata in A Op.101. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -;(st); pay-your-age (ages 18-35, plus facility/handling fees and HST).• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. Rock musical set in the80s. Book by C’Arienzo; original arrangementby D. Gibbs. Kristin Hanggi, stage director;Kelly Devine, choreographer; Ethan Popp, musicdirector. 1 Front St. E. 1-800-872-7669. -. Also Mar 20-23, Mar 24(mat).• 8:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Combos. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Wednesday March 20• 12:30: Hart House Music Committee.Midday Mosaics: Flautas del Fuego. W.F.Bach:Sonata for two flutes; Szervánszky: Suite fortwo flutes; Higdon: Running the Edge; Clarke:Maya; Muczynski: Duos for Flutes; F. and K.Doppler: Valse di Bravura Op.33. Izabella Budaiand Alheli Pimienta, flute; Cecilia Lee, piano.East Common Room, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Daniel Norman,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:00: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Opera: Don Giovanni. Mozart. DiegoCatala, baritone (Don Giovanni); JonathonKirby, bass (Leporello); Alexandra Leblanc, soprano(Donna Anna); Raymond Acolas, bass (IlCommendatore); and others; Uri Mayer, conductor;Ashlie Corcoran, stage director. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. andup. Also Mar 22.ANIGHT INMADRIDwith Elizabeth Wallfisch,Guest Director and Violin SoloistMar 20-24tafelmusik.orgBaroque OrchestraJeanne Lamon, Music Director• 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ANight in Madrid. Boccherini: Fandango G341;La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid; andworks by Avison, Brunetto and Facco. WithEsmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés, dancers;guest: Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin and conductor.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -. Also Mar 21-23(8:00),Mar 24(mat).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Combos. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Ensemble Paramirabo- Folklore and Myth. Stravinsky: The Rite ofSpring (arr. K. Lau); K. Lau: Gates of Light;M. Y. Ha: Fairy Tale; Vivier: Paramirabo. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781, ; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Jorge Miguel Flamenco/Lula ArtsCentre. Una Vez, Cada Mes. Original, traditionaland contemporary flamenco music anddance. Jorge Miguel, flamenco guitar. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307.; free(child).• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. See Mar 19.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Dvořák Symphony 8. Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole;Lalo: Symphonie espagnole; Dvořák:Symphony No.8. Karen Gomyo, violin; AndrewDavis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. AlsoMar 21(mat).Thursday March 21• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Faia. Featuring songsrooted at the crossroads of Lusophone(Portuguese-speaking) music. Louis Simão,multi-intrumentalist; Bill McBirnie, jazz flute;Daniel Stone, percussion. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music. Jenny Cheong, cello. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Music by Bach on his birthday. PatriciaWright, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Vocal Ensembles.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Dvořák Symphony 8. See Mar 20.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Combos. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. LailaBiali, jazz vocals. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469. -.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. See Mar 19.• 8:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Gypsy. Music by Styne, lyricsby Sondheim. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. -. Also Mar 22,23(mat and eve), 24(eve).• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ANight in Madrid. See Mar 20.• 8:15: Canadian Music Centre. New Musicin New Places: Junction the Dry. Works byD. Johnson, Lebel, Rolfe, C. Smith and Willan.Véronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua,piano. Junction Craft Brewery, Unit 101, 90Cawthra Ave. 416-961-6601 x207. ;free(18 and under). 7:30: Pre-concert talk. AlsoMar 22.Friday March 22• 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recitals. Ricker Choi, piano. 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, 15.• 7:00: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Opera: Don Giovanni. See Mar 20.• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight: Stories and Songs with Al Parrish andSarah Granskou. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’sUnited Church, 30 Main St. S. Brampton. 647-233-3655 and 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Kingston Road United Church. AvonLake (Ohio) High School Chorale. Works byPachelbel, Mozart, Rachmaninoff and others.William Zurkey, conductor. 975 Kingston Rd.416-699-6091. Goodwill offering.• 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. EveryPurpose Under Heaven. Goodall: Every PurposeUnder the Heaven; Ešenvalds: Passion andResurrection. Guest: Talisker Players. RobertCooper, conductor; Edward Moroney, accompanist.St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270Gladstone Ave. 416-530-4428. ; (sr);The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices7:30PM, March 19 2013 | Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael's College, 81 St. Mary St.~ Ladies that are Most Rare ~Settings of the poems by Ladies Mary Sidney and Mary Wroth, songs composed for theEgerton sisters, and music from the lute books of Mary Burwell and Margaret BoardWith guest Justin Haynes, viola da gambaSingle tickets / Students & Seniors7:30PM, March 25 2013 | St Basil’s Church, University of St Michael’s College, 50 St. Joseph St.~ Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater ~with orchestra led by Christopher Verrette, with St Michael's Schola Cantorumsinging Tomas Luis de Victoria’s Tenebrae Responsories, conducted by Dr. Michael O’ConnorFor more details call (416) 926-2331March 1 – April 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 39

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