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Volume 19 Issue 5 - February 2014

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Hymns from Oscar-winning

Hymns from Oscar-winning films, withvideo clips, commentary, and audience participation.John Derksen, organ; Ted Wilson,commentator. Islington United Church,25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. ;(st); free(under 12). Food Bank donationappreciated.●●7:30: Scarborough Bluffs United Church.Concerts at Scarborough Bluffs. Works forpiano, violin and voice. Royal Conservatoryof Music Young Artists Performance Academy.3739 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-8265. .●●7:30: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds. Musician’sChoice. Respighi: Pines of the AppianWay; Ticheli: Blue Shades; Reed: ArmenianDances; Van der Roost: Puszta. Andrew2013/2014 SeasonAndrew Chung,Music DirectorA. Concerts in the GTAMusician’sChoiceSaturday, February 227:30 pmYork min ster CitadelTickets: /Chung, conductor. Yorkminster Citadel, 1 LordSeaton Rd., North York. 416-652-2077. ;(sr/st).●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Bizet’s Carmen.See Feb 14; Also Feb 28, Mar 2(starttimes vary).●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Electro/Acoustic. Jean Piché: Steal The Thunder;Jonathan Goldsmith: Tom Devil; Istvan Marta:Doom. A Sigh; Michael Daugherty: Elvis IsEverywhere; Christos Hatzis: In The FireOf Conflict. Andrew Burashko, piano; AfiaraString Quartet; Benjamin Bowman, violin;Robert Carli, saxophone; Bev Johnston,marimba. Enwave Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416 973 4000.-. Also Feb 21.Capella Intima &Toronto Continuo Collectivepresent:La Dafneby Marco da Gagliano, 1608Libretto by Ottavio RinucciniFebruary 22nd, 2pm - HamiltonMacNeill Baptist ChurchFebruary 23rd, 2pm - TorontoTrinity St. Paul’sSuggested donation of Generously supported bythe Ontario Arts●●8:00: Chamber Music Mississauga. ABelated Valentine. Bizet: Carmen Fantasie;Ingelbrecht: Sonatine; Cras: Trio à Cordes,Suite for flute, violin, viola, cello and harpOp.34; Damase: Quintet. Les Allt and Friends;Trio Arkel; Erica Goodman, harp. Great Hall,Unitarian Congregation of Mississauga,84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr); (st); (family). Freeparking, free desserts.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12, Also Feb 23(2pm).●●8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.Malcolm. See Feb 20; Also Feb 23.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: SarahHagen. Rachmaninov: Thirteen PreludesOp.32; and other works. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Soirée.Works arranged for piano by G. Murray. Kern:Long Ago (from Cover Girl); Gershwin: Sweetand Low Down (from Tip-Toes); Romberg:You Will Remember Vienna (from VienneseNights); and other works. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).●●8:00: Music Gallery. New World Series:Returning Current, featuring KatherinePayne and Daniela Gesundheit. Interspeciesmusical communication between whales, elephantsand humans. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).●●8:00: Reconnect. Jazz, fusion, funk. DianeRoblin, piano-composer; Jeff King, sax; RogerTravassos, drums; Bob Cohen, bass; HowardSpring, guitar. Musideum, Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Royal Conservatory/SongwritersAssociation of Canada. Bluebird North #2.Canadian singer-songwriters perform anddiscuss their music. Conservatory Theatre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Saul. See Feb 21; AlsoFeb 23(mat).Sunday February 23●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music withTruffles: Emmanuel Vukovich, violin and ParcivalStrings Project. Interactive performancefor young audiences. Brahms, Haydn,Bach; traditional Georgian and Klezmer selections.Victor Fournelle-Blain, violin; MarinaThibeault, viola; Julia MacLaine, cello; DominicDesautels, clarinet. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. .●●2:00: Capella Intima/Toronto ContinuoCollective. La Dafne. By Gagliano. Bud Roach,Lucas Harris and Borys Medicky, music directors.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.905-517-3594. suggested donation. AlsoFeb 22 (MacNeill Baptist Church, Hamilton).●●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SomeEnchanted Evening. See Feb 12,●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Luri Lee withStewart Goodyear. Beethoven: Violin SonataNo.2 in A; Violin Sonata No.8 in G; StringQuartet No.3 in D. Luri Lee, violin; StewartGoodyear, piano; Nyx Quartet. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. .●●2:00: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosìFan Tutte. See Feb 12; Also 26, Mar 1.●●2:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. HeavenlySpheres–A Choral Celebration. Brumel:Earthquake Mass; works by Bruckner andReger. Ron Greidanus, conductor. CroatianEighth Toronto SinfoniettaConcerto Competition For Young MusiciansGALA CONCERT OF THE WINNERSToronto SinfoniettaMatthew Jaskiewicz, Music DirectorSt. Michael’s College School Centre for the ArtsSaturday, February 22, 2014, 7:00 p.m.1515 Bathurst Street, Toronto (St. Clair West Subway)For tickets call: 416 488 8057, www.torontosinfonietta.comAdults - , Students - , children under 10 - 36 | February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

Centre, 9118 Winston Churchill Blvd., Brampton.905-873-9909. ; (st).●●3:00: Toronto Beach Chorale. Shakespearein Words and Music: Passion andLove. Works by Williams, Bissell, Diemer andothers. East Side Players. Kingston RoadUnited Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6634. /(adv); (youth)/(adv);free(under 7).●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. EmmanuelVukovich, violin and Parcival Strings Project.Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; Haydn: String QuartetNo.25 in C Op.20 No.2; Bach: Sonata forSolo Violin in a BWV1003; traditional Georgianand Klezmer selections. Victor Fournelle-Blain,violin; Marina Thibeault, viola;Julia MacLaine, cello; Dominic Desautels,clarinet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. ;(under 30).●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Saul. See Feb 21.●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: David Briggs. St. JamesCathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224.Free.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Pat Collins Trio (with Reg Schwagerand Tom Szczesniak). 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke.416-247-5181. Free will offering.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Bob Brough Quartet (Bob Brough, saxophone;Adrean Farrugia, piano; Artie Roth,bass; Terry Clarke, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. Donations welcome.●●7:00: Somewhere There Creative MusicPresentation. Somewhere There CreativeMusic Festival. See Feb 21.●●8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.Malcolm. See Feb 20.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Don Thompson andPhil Dwyer Duo. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Small World Music/Batuki Music.World Kora Trio. Eric Longsworth, electriccello; Chérif Soumano, kora; Jean-Luc Di Fraya, percussion and vocals. SmallWorld Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace,180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. . 7:30: Doorsopen.Monday February 24●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical InstrumentalRecital. Featuring student soloists. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Tuesday February 25●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:Dance Through Time. Romeo and Juliet(excerpts); Desrosiers: Bouffonia; and otherworks. Ballet Jörgen Canada. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly organ recital: Thomas Gonder. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.●●6:30: Stephen Cera presents. JacquesIsraelievitch and Friends. Mozart: Trio in EbK498 “Kegelstatt”; Schubert: Sonata in a forviola and piano D821 “Arpeggione”. JacquesIsraelievitch, viola; Patricia Wait, clarinet; StephenCera, piano. Briton House Recital hall,720 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-487-3392. Free.Also Mar 6 (Remenyi House of Music).●●7:30: Band of The Royal Regiment ofCanada. A Salute to Canada’s Veterans:1914–2014. Military music. Major WilliamMighton, conductor. Jubilee United Church,40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. .●●8:00: Spotlight on Israeli Culture/UnionEvents. Asaf Avidan Solo Acoustic Tour.Israeli singer-songwriter performs materialfrom his CD Different Pulses. Virgin MobileMod Club, 722 College Ave. 416-932-2260.$19.50.Wednesday February 26●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Gagliano’s La Dafne. Rinuccini, libretto; daGagliano, music. Capella Intima and TorontoContinuo Collective. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●5:00: Canadian Music Centre. Song fromthe Spheres. Works by Schafer, Freedman,T. Olson and C. Ross. Stacie Dunlop, soprano.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201.; (st).●●6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Afterworks: Bronfman Plays Beethoven.Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2; Beethoven:Piano Concerto No.4. Yefim Bronfman, piano;Peter Oundjian, conductor; Tom Allen, host.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. Tickets: -.●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosìFan Tutte. See Feb 12; Also Mar 1.●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. MattAndersen. Main Stage, Rose Theatre Brampton,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.Thursday February 27●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Universityof Toronto Faculty of Music students. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Timothy Wisnicki, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331X26.Free.●●12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: ClassicalWomen’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonVincentLauzer,recorderWMCTCareerDevelopmentAwardWinnerWith Mylène Bélanger,Mélisande Corriveau,Jacques-André Houle,Tanya LaPerrière,& Chloe MeyersThursdayFebruary 27, 1.30 p.m.www.wmct.on.caInstrumental Recital. Amanda Lee, violin;Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. InConcert. Works by Sammartini, Bach, Zahnhausen,and others. Vincent lauzer, recorder;Mylène Bélanger, harpsichord; MélisandeCorriveau, baroque cello; Jacques-AndréHoule, baroque viola; Chloe Meyers, baroqueviolin; and Tanya LaPerrière, baroque violin.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series. SundarViswanathan, saxophones and flute; AvataarCollective: Felicity Williams, voice; MichaelOcchipinti, guitar; Justin Gray, bass; RaviNaimpally, tabla; Giampaolo Scatozza, drums.Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(sr/st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Nancy Walker Quintet.CD release of ‘Til Now is Secret. NancyWalker, piano; Shirantha Beddage, winds;Ted Quinlan, guitar; Kieran Overs, bass; EthanArdelli, drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery: StephanieChua, Piano. Couperin: Le Moucheron(The Fly); La Commère (Gossip); LesIdées Heureuses (Happy Thoughts); LesMézangére; Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou les Maillotins;Sherkin: new work; Donatoni: Rima forsolo piano; Haydn: Sonata in Ab Hob XVI:46;Kurtág: Játékok (Prélude & Waltz in C; Lafille aux cheveux de lin-enragée; Hommageà Nancy Sinatra; Les Adieux in JanáceksFebruary 27, 2014, 8pmMarch 1, 2014, 8pmRenee Salewski, Stage Director,Frank Pasian, Production DirectorWith orchestra, chorus and supertitles.Manier; Hommage à Tchaikovsky). Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .50;(st).●●8:00: Opera York. The Barber of Seville.By Rossini. Dion Mazerolle, baritone (Figaro);Iasmina Pataca, mezzo (Rosina); David Menzies,tenor (Count Almaviva); Renee Salewski,stage director; Geoffrey Butler, conductor.Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. –; (st). Also Mar 1.Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts10268 Yonge Street, R ichmond H illCall 905 787-8811 • W ebsite: http://rhcentre.caT ickets: - • Students February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014 | 37

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