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Volume 19 Issue 5 - February 2014

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Friday February 28●●1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri.See Feb 7●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Bizet’s Carmen.See Feb 14; Also Mar 2(start times vary).●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series: Moshe Hammer, Violin withAngela Park, Piano. 22 Church St., Aurora.905 713-1818. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. MB10 Jazz Collective.Jazz, funk, indie rock, and original music.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. MarkMasri. Works by Masri. Main Stage, Rose TheatreBrampton, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. LeonidasKavakos with Enrico Pace. Beethoven: ViolinSonata No.1 in D; Violin Sonata No.5 in F“Spring”; Violin Sonata No.7 in c “Eroica.”Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory/Alliance Françaisede Toronto. Chansongs #2: Sienna Dahlenand Marie-Jo Thério. Bilingual Englishand French singer-songwriters perform anddiscuss their music. Conservatory Theatre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .~E TO|oNTOCºNSO|tCA|n IVAL|e VELSFebruary 28 & March 1Trinity-St. Paul’s CentreCall●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Carnival Revels.Vecchi: Selva di varia ricreatione; Monteverdi:L’incoronazione di Poppea; Banchieri: Il Festinonella sera del Giovedi Grasso avanti cena.Guest: Gabrielle Houle, mask maker-performanceartist. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. (416) 964-6337. $19-54. Also Mar 1.Saturday March 1●●1:30: Peter Margolian and Friends. ChamberMusic. Coulthard: Sketches From a MediaevalTown for violin, viola, cello, piano;Willem Pijper: Sonata for Flute and Piano; VittorioRieti: Variations on Two Cantigas deSanta Maria. Steven Prime, violin; BrandonWilkie, cello; Peter Margolian, piano; SybilleMarquardt, flute; Hazel Boyle, oboe; NeilBishop, bassoon; Alan Shantz, cello; JesseMorrison, viola. Canadian Music Centre,20 St. Joseph St. 416-250-5475. Free.A. Concerts in the GTA●●7:00: Music On The Donway. Danny’s11 Little Big Band. Swing tunes and popularsongs from the 40s 50s, 60s and 70s. SharonSmith and Vincent Wolfe, vocals. DonwayCovenant United Church, 230 The Donway W.416-444-8444. ; (st/under12).●●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.200th birthday of Taras Shevchenko.Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.2 in c Op.17;Lysenko: Taras Bulba; Ukranian songs andopera. Schevchenko Ensemble. St. Luke’sUnited Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-762-9257. /(adv); (st); (child).●●7:30: Life and Music at St. Andrew’s.Mardi Gras 2014. Heather Bambrick, jazzvocalist; Regent Park Children’s Choir;Cadence; Jordan Klapman and his All–StarJazz Quintet. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 SimcoeSt. 416-593-5600 x231. , (st)●●7:30: Mississauga Choral Society Chorus.Mozart for Mississauga. Mozart: CoronationMass; Selection of motets and orchestralsonatas. MCS Chorus; chamber orchestra;soloists; Mervin William Fick, conductor. FirstUnited Church (Port Credit), 151 LakeshoreRd W., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ;(under 18).●●7:30: Musikay. Stabat Mater. By Pergolesi.Catherine Arcand-Pinette, soprano; ErikaBailey, alto; Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St.John’s United Church of Oakville, 262 RandallSt., Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr);(st); (family). Also Mar 2(mat, MaryMother of God Church).●●7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. SweetSerenade. Beethoven: Violin Concerto;Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D. Soloist JacquesIsraelievitch, violin. Central Baptist Church,340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. , (sr/st); (youth).●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Requiem for Richard III.A recreation of a requiem mass for RichardIII as it may have been celebrated on August22, 1499. Brumel: Requiem; music from theEton Choir Book; medieval carols. PeterMahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church,141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr);(st).●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Mozart’s CosìFan Tutte. See Feb 12.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NewCreations Festival: Adams’ Doctor Atomic.Lau: New Work (TSO Commission/World Première);John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony;Magnus Lindberg: Piano ConcertoNo.2 (Canadian Première). Peter Oundjian,conductor and host; Yefim Bronfman, piano.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. Post-concert party in thelobby.●●8:00: Academy Concert Series. Mendelssohn:The Young and the Wise. Mendelssohn:String Quartet No.1 in Eb Op.12; String QuartetNo.6 in f Op.80; String Octet in Eb Op.20.Lumière Quartet: David Stewart, violin; PaulePréfontaine, violin; Stephen Marvin, viola;Christina Mahler, cello; ACS quartet. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-629-3716. ; (sr/st). Group ratesavailable.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Nicole Byblow and PaulaGriffith. Piano-based pop. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Music Gallery. Pop Avant Series:LAL. Dub Fantasy. 197 John St. 416-204-1080.WINE ANDCHEESE SERIESEsch Lai Duo Recitalguest performers:Michael Esch, pianoJoyce Lai, violinMarch 1, 2014 8:00PMHeliconian HallDirector Peter MahonRequiem for Richard IIIMusic of the Chapel Royal of hisTudor usurper, Henry VII.Saturday March 1, 20147:30pmSt. Patrick’s Church141 McCaul St./(adv); (underwaged/artsworkers).●●8:00: Opera York. The Barber of Seville.See Feb 27.●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Series: Esch Lai Duo Recital. Tak-Ng Lai: Romance No.2 for Violin and Piano;Prayer for Solo Violin; Beethoven: PianoSonata Op.110; Franck: Sonata for Violin &Piano. Joyce Lai, violin; Michael Esch, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Sharron McLeod. One Nation UnderMany Grooves. Musideum, Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. The Emperor.Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 (chamberversion); Sharafyan: Suite (North Americanpremiere); Khachaturian: Gayane Ballet Suite(string version). Mauro Bertoli: piano; KarenOuzounian, cello; Nurhan Arman, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto CentreBrumel • Nesbett • Lambe • DavyTickets: , Seniors: , Students with ID: (only at the door)Info: (416) 286-9798 Order online: www.tallischoir.com2013-2014 SEASONBringing chamber musicto life on period instrumentsLumière Quartet: David Stewart, violinPaule Préfontaine, violinStephen Marvin, violaChristina Mahler, celloACS quartet: Edwin Huizinga, violinElizabeth Loewen Andrews, violinEmily Eng, violaKerri McGonigle, celloMendelssohn: TheYoung and the WiseSaturday March 1, 2014 ~ 8:00 pmPresenting two different facets of Mendelssohn’sstring quartet writing, the emerging ACS Quartetwill open with his early String quartet No. 1 inE flat Major, Op. 12 and the seasoned Lumièrequartet will perform his last work, String QuartetN. 6 in f minor, Op. 80. The two quartets willthen pair to perform his magnificent octetwritten for double quartet(Double trouble!!).Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue (West of Chester)Concerts begin at 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm)Regular tickets: or for 3 ~ Student/Senior tickets: or for 3Buy online at or call (416) 629- 371638 | February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

Dances; works by Bacalov, Cozens, Piazzolla,Escalada; and others. Guests: JosephMacerollo, accordion; Katy Felt, piano;Alberto Munarriz, bass; Alejandro Cespedes,percussion; U of T Women’s Chamber Choir.Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st);(family).●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. Stephen Hough,piano. Hough: Piano Sonata No.2, “notturnoluminoso”; works by Schoenberg, Brahmsand Chopin. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Julien LeBlancpianoMark Djokicviolinfor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787.; (sr); $19(st).●●8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts.Montreal Guitar Trio MG3. World music, folk,classical and jazz fusion. Marc Morin, SebastienDufour and Glenn Levesque. St. Jude’sAnglican Church, 160 William St., Oakville.905-844-3972. .●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Carnival Revels.Vecchi, Selva di varia ricreatione; Monteverdi:L’incoronazione di Poppea; Banchieri: Il Festinonella sera del Giovedi Grasso avanti cena.Guest: Gabrielle Houle, mask maker-performanceartist. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. (416) 964-6337. $19-54. Also Feb 28.Sunday March 2●●12:15: Noon at Met. In Concert. FedericoAndreoni, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 ext. 26.Freewill donation.●●2:00: Markham Concert Band. FavouritesOld and New. Haydn: Concerto for Bb Cornet;Sibelius: Finlandia; Gershwin medley.Markham Concert Band Trumpet CompetitionWinner. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905 -305- 7469. ;(sr/st).●●2:00: Toronto City Opera. Bizet’s Carmen.See Feb 14.MarkhamConcertBand Presents:Favourites Old and NewFeaturing the winner of MCB’sTrumpet Competition performingHaydn’s Concerto for Bb Cornet.Other selections include Sibelius’Finlandia and a great medley ofGeorge Gershwin tunes.Sunday, March 2, 2pmFlato Markham●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Wallis Giunta, Mezzo-soprano.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr);(st).●●3:00: Musikay. Stabat Mater. By Pergolesi.Catherine Arcand-Pinette, soprano; ErikaBailey, alto; Stéphane Potvin, conductor. MaryMother of God Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr.,Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr); (st);(family). Also Mar 1(eve, St. John’s UnitedChurch of Oakville).●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn. AnastasiaRizikov, piano. Community Room, Montgomery’sInn Museum, 4709 Dundas St. W. 647-955-2108. ; .50(sr/st/child). Historicaltour, tea and cookies included.●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Sweet Serenade. Beethoven: Violin Concerto;Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D. SoloistJacques Israelievitch, violin. St. Simon’s AnglicanChurch, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. , (sr/st); (youth).●●3:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Songs ofthe Stars: a “Choral “Tapas” of Latin Americanand Spanish Music. Granados: Cant deles Estrelles (Canadian premiere); TangoMarch 2 at 3pm35 Hazelton●●3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebrationof Canadian Composers. Kreisler: TambourinChinois; Beethoven: Kreutzer Sonata;Papineau-Couture: Trois Caprices; Corigliano:Sonata. Mark Djokic, violin; Julien LeBlanc,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st).●●3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:Pärt and Purcell. Settings of Magnificatand Nunc Dimittis texts. Guest conductor:Lucas Harris. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1695. ; (sr);.50(under 30).●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Robert Cooper, Artistic DirectorEdward Moroney, AccompanistJoseph Macerollo, accordionKaty Felt, concert pianistAlberto Munarriz, bassAlejandro Céspedes, percussionU of T Women’s Chamber ChoirBMOSONG OFTHE STARSFinancial Group3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale RoadSavour a “Choral Tapas” of Latin American and Spanish MusicHear the luminous harmonies of Enrique Granados’ poetic Cant de les Estrelles.Tap to the passion of the newly-commissioned Tres Bailes Latinos by Canadiancomposer Charles T. Cozens for Orpheus and accordionist Joseph Macerollo.Indulge in the songs of Bacalov, Piazzolla, Escalada and more.Tickets: ; senior; student 416 530 4428 www.orpheuschoirtoronto.comJosephMacerolloKaty FeltFinancial GroupOrpheus Choir’s season sponsorBMOFinancial GroupThe Jackman Foundation • The Michael and Sonja Koerner Charitable FoundationThe Mary-Margaret Webb Foundation • Roger D February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014 | 39

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