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Volume 19 Issue 5 - February 2014

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2013-14 Concert SeasonKOERNER HALL’SFIFTH ANNIVERSARYEuropa Galantewith Fabio BiondiSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 8PMKOERNER HALLFabio Biondi creates a programcalled The Windy Seasons inspiredby The Four Seasons. “Europa Galanteare acknowledged as the world’sbest.” (Gramophone)Martin BeaverSUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014 2PMMAZZOLENI CONCERT HALLFirst violinist of the acclaimed TokyoString Quartet, Mr. Beaver returnsto Toronto to perform solo works,as well as Bach’s Concerto for TwoViolins, and Mendelssohn’s Octetin E-flat Major.Martin Beaver's performance is partof the 2013.14 Ann Vallentyne SOCMIFund for Excellence residency fromthe Taylor Academy.Royal ConservatoryOrchestra conductedby Johannes Debuswith Jessy KimFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014 8PMKOERNER HALLJohannes Debus leads the RCO and Glenn GouldSchool concerto competition winner, violinistJessy Kim, in a program that includes works byMussorgsky, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky.Prelude recital at 6:45pm: Sarah Kim performsBeethoven’s Sonata No. 6 as part of ourBeethoven Violin Sonata Cycle in 4 Concerts.Luri Lee withStewart GoodyearSUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014 2PMMAZZOLENI CONCERT HALLKnown for imagination, a gracefuland elegant style, exquisitetechnique, and great emotionaldepth, pianist Stewart Goodyearjoins violinist Luri Lee, a 2013.14Rebanks Fellow at The GlennGould School, to perform anall-Beethoven program.Leonidas Kavakoswith Enrico PaceFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 8PMKOERNER HALLCalled “The Violinist of Violinists” by The Stradmagazine, “Kavakos's violin-playing has alwaysbeen astoundingly virtuosic and blazinglyinsightful.” (The Guardian) He performs anall-Beethoven program with Italian pianistEnrico Pace. Part of our Beethoven ViolinSonata Cycle in 4 Concerts.Stephen HoughSUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 3PMKOERNER HALL“A virtuoso who begins whereothers leave off,” (Washington Post)Hough will perform his own PianoSonata No. 2, “notturno luminoso”,and works by Schönberg, Brahms,and Chopin.TICKETS START AT ONLY ! 416.408.0208 www.performance.rcmusic.ca273 BLOOR STREET WEST (BLOOR ST. & AVENUE RD.) TORONTO

Volume 19 No 5 | February 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014FOR OPENERS6. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way from the Lobby | DAVID PERLMANFEATURES8. Visitors: A Collaborative Effort | PAUL ENNIS10. Toronto’s Musical Avant-Gardist: Udo Kasemets | ANDREW TIMARBEAT BY BEAT12. Choral Scene | BENJAMIN STEIN14. Classical & Beyond | PAUL ENNIS17. In With the New | WENDALYN BARTLEY19. Early Music | DAVID PODGORSKI20. On Opera | CHRISTOPHER HOILE22. Art of Song | HANS DE GROOT24. World View | ANDREW TIMAR25. Jazz Notes | JIM GALLOWAY27. Bandstand | JACK MacQUARRIE43. In the Clubs | ORI DAGANLISTINGS28. A | Concerts in the GTA41. B | Concerts Beyond the GTA43. C | In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)46. D | The ETCeterasMUSICAL LIFE49. Seeing Orange | ALLAN PULKERDISCOVERIES: RECORDINGS REVIEWED51. Editor’s Corner | DAVID OLDS52. Vocal54. Early Music & Period Performance55. Classical & Beyond57. Strings Attached | TERRY ROBBINS58. Modern & Contemporary59. Jazz & Improvised60. Jazz, Eh? | STUART BROOMER61. Something in the Air | KEN WAXMAN61. Pot Pourri62. Old Wine, New Bottles | BRUCE SURTEESMORE6. Contact Information & Deadlines7. Index of Advertisers48. Classified AdsACD2 2668MEINE SEELEGerman Sacred MusicMATTHEW WHITECountertenorTEMPO RUBATOAlexander WeimannRediscover sacred cantatasby German composerswho preceded Bach.Meine Seele: German Sacred Musicwill be available fromFebruary 25, 2014IN THIS ISSUEAVAILABLE IN HD ATATMACLASSIQUE.COMMP3STUDIOQUALITYCDQUALITYSelect ATMA titles now on saleHOT FIVE JAZZIN THE CLUBS 16Cover Photograph is byRAYMOND MEIERANDREW CRAIGCHORAL SCENE 12

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