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Volume 19 Issue 5 - February 2014

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  • February
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
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Feb 1(2:00); Also Feb 5,

Feb 1(2:00); Also Feb 5, 6, 7, 8(8pm), Feb 8,9(2pm), Feb 5(1:30pm).Wednesday February 5●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: These Things. Selections. MarkKieswetter, piano; Ross MacIntyre, bass.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. John Paul Farahat,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●1:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Once OnThis Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also 5, 6, 7,8(8:00pm), Feb 8, 9(2:00pm).●●1:30: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 5, 6, 7, 8(8pm), Feb 8,9(2pm).●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Un balloin maschera. See Feb 2(mat); Also Feb 8, 11,14, 16(mat), 20, 22(mat).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. OnceOn This Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also 6, 7,8(8:00pm), Feb 8, 9(2:00pm).●●8:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 6, 7, 8(8pm), Feb 8,9(2pm).Thursday February 6●●12:00_noon: Canadian BandAssociation(Ontario). Concert Band Celebration.Popular works. Encore SymphonicConcert Band; John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. .●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:A Soldier’s Tale. Michael Greyeyes, choreographer/director;Tara Beagan, lyrics; JohnGzowski, music. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. David Boutin-Bourque, clarinet.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Adam Zukewicz,piano. Haydn: Sonata in D; Albeniz: IberiaA. Concerts in the GTA(Book 1); Liszt: Mephisto Waltz. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Federico Andreoni, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331X26. Free.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fantutte. See Feb 1(mat); Also Feb 9(mat), 15,18, 21.●●7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Princess Ida. See Feb 1; Also Feb 7, 9(7:30pm);Feb 8 (2pm).●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory “open mike” set-up,hosted by the improv studios of Matt Brubeck.Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. OnceOn This Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also 7,8(8:00pm), Feb 8, 9(2:00pm).●●8:00: AIMToronto. Experimental. ColinAnthony: ‘monshiro-chō’; NourbeSe: Zong.Rob Piilonen, flute; Michael Lynn, doublebass; Joanna Grace, horn; Brenda Joy Lem,vocals, piano; Colin Anthony, vocals, piano;and others. Musideum, Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Array Ensemble. Array Session #22.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019.Free/PWYC.●●8:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 7, 8(8pm), Feb 8,9 (2pm).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Duo Pifa: StolenMoments. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas BrasilierasFEBRUARY 8, 2014YOUNG AT HEART8:00PMNo.6; Mozart: Sonata K292; Bartók: HungarianPeasant Suite; Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia;Piazzolla: Ave Maria; and other works.Sybil Shanahan, cello; Caitlin Broms-Jacobs,oboes. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(st).Friday February 7●●1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Also Feb 14, 21, 28.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fantutte: Ensemble Studio Performance. Mozart.Aviva Fortunata and Sasha Djihanian,soprano (Fiordiligi); Charlotte Burrage andDanielle MacMillan, mezzo (Dorabella); ClarenceFrazer and Cameron McPhail, baritone(Guglielmo); and others; Atom Egoyan,stage director, Johannes Debus, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. and .●●7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ and Trumpet: Old and New. Worksby Reger and Ager. Paul Sanvidotti, trumpet;Michael Bloss and Andrew Ager, organ.St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. ; (sr/st).●●7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Princess Ida. See Feb 1; Also Feb 9(7:30pm);Feb 8 (2pm).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony Concert. S. Prokofiev:March Op.99; M. Colgrass: Bali; L. Zaninelli:Roma Sacra; D. Sampson: Moving Parts;F.Ticheli: Postcard; and other works. JeffreyReynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,OFFENBACHOVERTURE TO ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDPROKOFIEVPETER & THE WOLF (NARR. BY PAUL WESTON)RIDOUTFALL FAIRSTRAUSSBLUE DANUBEHAYDN/MOZARTTOY SYMPHONYWITH: MAESTRO DENIS MASTROMONACO&BRYAN ALLEN - WINNER OF THE 1ST ANNUALYOUTH CONCERTO COMPETITIONJoin us for a night of wonderful symphonic music experienced in the world class acoustics ofHamemrson Hall - Living Arts CentreTickets on sale NOW - 905.306.6000 - mississaugasymphony.caEdward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. OnceOn This Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also8(8:00pm), Feb 8, 9(2:00pm).●●8:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 8(8pm), Feb 8, 9(2pm).●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:David Virelles. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).●●8:00: Group of 27. I’m Austrian Canadian.Haydn: La Speziale Overture; Gervais: Concertofor Mozart Piano Videos; Badian: ConcertoGrosso for Timpani and TrumpetObligato; Morlock: Disquiet. Aaron Gervais,piano; Maya Badian and Mike Fedyshyn, trumpets;Gregory Oh, keyboard/piano; Eric Paetkau,conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-735-3662. ; (st/sr); (under 18).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Mavis Staples.Soul and gospel. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions.Broadway Magic. A vocal review of 10 musicalsthat radically changed Broadway. GreatHall, Unitarian Congregation of Mississauga,84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-483-5702. . Also Feb 8.Saturday Febrary 8●●2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. OnceOn This Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also8(8:00pm), Feb 9(2:00pm).●●2:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 8(8pm). Feb 9(2pm).●●2:00: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Princess Ida. See Feb 1; Also Feb 9(7:30pm).●●5:00: Canadian Music Centre. GlisteningPianos CD Launch. Music for two pianos. PingYee Ho: Glistening Pianos; Chain of Being.Duo Piano 2X10: Midori Koga and Lydia Wong;guests: Susan Hoeppner, flute; Adam Campbell,percussion. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free.●●6:00: Reaching Out Through Music.Annual Concert and Silent Auction. Fundraisingevent produced by non-profit organizationReaching Out Through Music and theOutreach Committee of St. Clement’s Church.newchoir; Joanna Chapman-Smith, singersongwriter;Thomas Fitches, organ; the St.James Town Children’s Choir; Patricia Parr,piano; Brooke Dufton, soprano; Carol LynnFujino, violin. St. Clement’s Anglican Church,70 St. Clement’s Ave. 647-478-6579. ;(sr/st); 0(patron). Auction begins at6:00; concert at 7:30.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Un balloin maschera. See Feb 2(mat); Also Feb 11, 14,16(mat), 20, 22(mat).●●7:30: Opera by Request. Les Pecheursde Perles. Bizet. Danielle Dudycha, soprano(Leila); Paul Williamson, tenor (Nadir);Michael Robert-Broder, baritone (Zurga);Norman Brown, baritone (Nourabad); andothers; William Shookhoff, music directorand piano. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.Winter 2014 Concert. Brahms: AcademicFestival Overture; Jeffrey Ryan: The Linearityof Light; Dvořák: Symphony No.7. ShalomBard, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 416-593-4828. , sr(), (under 15).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. OnceOn This Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm); Also9(2:00pm).30 | February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

Chinese NewYear Concertguest performerLi-Ke Chang, celloFeb. 8, 2014 8:00PMGlenn Gould Studio●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Chinese NewYear Concert. Ka-Nin Chan: Flower DrumSong; Mozart: Symphony No.41 “Jupiter”; AnlunHuang: Concerto for Cello. Li-Ke Chang,cello; Tak Ng Lai, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 647-223-2286. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00); Also Feb 9(2pm).●●8:00: Diane Roblin and Happening. Jazz,fusion, funk. Diane Roblin, piano; Joe Sorbara,drums, percussion; Kyle Brenders, sax, bass,clarinet; Howard Spring, guitar. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Gallery 345. Mike Downes/ParallelStreams Ensemble. CD Release of In the Current.Kelly Jefferson, saxes; Colleen Allen andShirantha Beddage, reeds; John Challoner,trumpet; James MacDonald, french horn;Jay Burr, tuba; and others. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. , (sr), (st/artsworkers).●●8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. CroatianClassical Guitarist Zoran Dukic. Works byWeiss, Piazzolla, Barrios and more. VictoriaCollege Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-964-8298. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony. Young atHeart–A Casual Concert. Offenbach: Overtureto Orpheus in the Underworld; Prokofiev:Peter and the Wolf(with narrator); Ridout: FallFair; Strauss: An der schönen Blauen Donau;Haydn/Mozart: Toy Symphony; and otherworks. Guest: Bryan Allen, marimba. LivingArts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. –; (15 and under).●●8:00: Music Gallery. Jazz Avant Series:Anenon and Lina Allemano’s Titanium Riot.197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).●●8:00: Ron Korb. The Hunter, the Snakeand the Fox. Korb; Horvat; Sagakuchi. RalitsaTcholakova, violin; Beverly Soulier, nativedrums; Ron Korb, flute; Frank Horvat, piano.Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-691-3202. , (st).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. La DolceMusica Series: Europa Galante with FabioBiondi. The Windy Seasons (inspired byVivaldi: Four Seasons); and other works.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.●●8:00: Small World Music. An Eveningwith Gustavo Santaolalla. Performance andconversation about composing music forthe stage. Grand Opening of the Small WorldMusic Centre. Mariel Borelli, host/moderator.Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace,180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. . 7:30:Doors open.●●8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Dance Theatre of Harlem. Black HistoryMonth tribute. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. -.●●8:00: Toy Piano Composers. In Concert.Doell: Warheads; Dupuis: Welcome to theParty; Murphy-King: Three Places in Hogtown;Versluis: Automata; Taylor: Portraits ofChildhood. Sharon Lee, violin; Katherine Watson,flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; AdamScime, bass; Adam Campbell, percussion;Wesley Shen, piano/toy piano. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213. /(adv/sr/st).●●8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions.Broadway Magic. See Feb 7.Sunday Febrary 9●●2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Once OnThis Island. See Feb 1(2:00pm).●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Così fantutte. See Feb 1(mat); Also Feb 15, 18, 21.●●2:00: Canadian Stage. London Road. SeeFeb 1(2:00).presentsHosted by CBC’sAnne-MarieMediwakeSilent Auction opens at 6:00 p.m.Concert at 7:30 p.m.Saturday February 8, 2014St. Clement’s Church70 St. Clement’s Avenue, Toronto●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni MastersSeries: Martin Beaver. Bach: DoubleConcerto in d for 2 Violins BWV1043; Mendelssohn:String Octet in Eb Op.20; and otherworks. Martin Beaver, violin; Taylor Academystudents and faculty. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●2:00: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Princess Ida. See Feb 1.●●2:30: Recitals at Rosedale. Love...Actually.Art songs about love and inevitable heartbreak.Works by Beethoven, Bachelet, Quilter,Schumann, Bolcom and others. Nathalie Paulin,soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo; ZacharyFinkelstein, tenor; Anthony Cleverton, baritone.Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt.Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931. .●●3:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartet.Silberberg: String Quartet No.2; Haydn:String Quartet Op.33. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).●●3:00: KUMF Gallery. From Vienna to Hollywood.Music of Austria through the ages.Works by Mozart, Schubert, Pleyel, Kreisler,and Korngold. Zachary Ebin, violin; Maria Dolnycky,piano. 2118-A Bloor St. W. 416-621-9287.; (sr/st).●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.The Bard in Brass. Wilby: Unholy Sonnets;Supporting children’smusic programsFeaturingThe St.James Town Children’s ChoirandJoanna Chapman-Smith, singer-songwriterBrooke Dufton, sopranoTom Fitches, organCarol Lynn Fujino, violinPatricia Parr, pianoThis concert is dedicated to the memory of Irene BirdFor tickets and silent auction information:reachingoutthroughmusic.orgOr contact us:info@reachingoutthroughmusic.org647.478.6579Patron: 0 ( tax receipt)Adults: Seniors & Students: Walton: Suite from Henry V; other works.David Martin, conductor; Guests: The HannafordYouth Band. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723. , , (under 35); (students).●●3:00: Victoria College Choir. Winter Concert.Halley: Ubi Caritas; Fauré: Ave Verum.Edmee Nataprawira, piano. Victoria CollegeChapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-585-4521. Free.●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: Andrew Ager. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Joy Lapps Quartet. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free willoffering.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Jim Galloway Trio (Jim Galloway, sax,Rosemary Galloway, bass; Mark Eisenman,piano). 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free.Donations welcome.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Choral Favourites.Works by Telfer, Bach and Walker.Men’s Chorus; Women’s Chorus; André Heywoodand Melissa Morgan, conductors.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).Monday February 10●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concert: SoiréeMusicale. A Set of Songs and Dances: VirtuosoMusic for Unusual Ensembles. Prokofiev:Quintet Op.39; Bottesini: Gran Duo; D.Hill: A Set of Songs and Dances; R. Strauss(arr. F. Hasenohrl): Till Eulenspiegel, EinmalAnders. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).●●7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. An Equal Music. Bach:Contrapunctus 1 from The Art of the FugueBWV1080; Haydn: String Quartet in AOp.20 No.6 HobIII.36; Beethoven: StringQuintet in c Op.104. James Wallenberg, violin;Bridget Hunt, violin; Christopher Redfield,viola; Ivan Ivanovich, viola; Winona Zelenka,cello; Tom Allen, narrator. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ;(sr/st) February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014 | 31

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