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Volume 20 Issue 4 - December 2014

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free(14 and under).● ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Band. In Performance!Inaugural Performance. Les Dobbin,Ken Hazlett, conductors. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 647-479-2941. .● ● 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Campbell House Museum. Footstepsin Campbell House: Opera Student ComposerCollective. Museum tour. Libretto by MichaelPatrick Albano. Campbell House Museum,160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20.Also 2:00, Jan 30(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat).Sunday February 1● ● 1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists,6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite forunaccompanied cello, No.2 in d (BWV1008).Rachel Mercer, cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto,662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. $20.● ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.See Jan 24; Also Feb 3, 6, 12, 14, 18,21(start times vary).● ● 2:00: Oakville Symphony. From Viennawith Love. See Jan 31(eve).● ● 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Campbell House Museum. Footstepsin Campbell House: Opera Student ComposerCollective. Museum tour. Libretto by MichaelPatrick Albano. Campbell House Museum,160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20.Also Jan 30. 31(eve and mat).● ● 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Jan 30;Also Feb 5-8.● ● 2:30: VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. StreetScene. Weill. Allison Angelo, soprano; JenniferTaverner, soprano; Colin Ainsworth,A. Concerts in the GTAtenor; VOICEBOX Chorus; Robert Cooper,conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -.Reception following.● ● 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. BohemianContrasts. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in bOp.115; Schulhoff: String Sextet; piano worksby Liszt and Janáček. Guests: New OrfordString Quartet; Teng Li, viola. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.● ● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto.SundayFebruary 13 pmPeter Stollclarinet*MelanieConlysoprano*Emily RhopianoHeliconianHallSyrinxConcerts.caCelebrating Women in Classical Music. Brott:Songs of Contemplation; Purcell: Bess of Bedlam;The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation; Berlioz:La Mort d’Ophélie; Schubert: Shepherdon the Rock; and other works. Melanie Conly,soprano; Emily Rho, piano; Peter Stoll, clarinet.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. ; $20(st).● ● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ music for Candlemas. Andrew Adair,organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.Sun. 1st Feb. at 4 p.m.Choral Evensongwith Schola Ecclesiamplus Candlemas Tea andCAROLSTHEN AND NOWOn the Eve of Candlemas(which marked the endof the Christmas season inancient times) Clem Carelsedirects the choir in anthemsby Eccard, Warlock andHowells. He then discussesthe carol’s evolution fromfolk idiom to quasi-anthem.St. Olave’s ChurchBloor and Windermere416-769-5686 stolaves.ca● ● 4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. ChoralEvensong for Candlemas. Anthems by Eccard,Warlock and Howells. Schola Ecclesiam;Clem Carelse, conductor. 360 WindermereAve. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated.Post-concert chat with conductor;refreshments.● ● 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival. New works bySophie Dupuis and Shelley Marwood. SistemaToronto. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.Monday February 2● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Ecouter Ensemble.Chamber music by Anthony Green, CristinaSpinei, Daniel Nass, Luci Holland, JohnWiniars and others. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. 6:00: Pre-concert chat.Tuesday February 3● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Poèmes pour Mi. Messiaen:Poèmes pour Mi; Theme and Variations forviolin and piano. Artists of the COC EnsembleStudio: Aviva Fortunata, soprano; KarineBoucher, soprano; Kerry DuWors, violin; LizUpchurch, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music: Rising Stars Recital.Students from the Glenn Gould School. YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofVOICEBOXSTREETSCENEOPERA IN CONCERTGuillermo Silva-Marin, General DirectorKurtWeill’sColin Ainsworth, Allison Angelo, Jennifer TavernerRobert Cooper, C.M., Conductorwith full orchestra and The VOICEBOX ChorusThis Tony Award winner is Weill’s most irresistible scoreportraying a 20th-Century slice of tenement life in NewYork. The urban melting pot boils over with intense dramaand melodic richness!Sunday, February 1 at 2:30 pm416-366-7723 | 1-800-708-6754 | www.stlc.com56 | December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Music. New Music Festival: PresentationNo.1. Works by visiting composers. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: PresentationNo.2. Works by visiting composers. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DonGiovanni. See Jan 24; Also Feb 6, 12, 14, 18,21(start times vary).Wednesday February 4● ● 10:00am: Royal Conservatory. DiscoverySeries: Glenn Gould School Concerto CompetitionFinals. Solo performers of the GlennGould School compete for the opportunity toperform a concerto with the Royal ConservatoryOrchestra during the 2015-16 season.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free (ticket required).● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noontime Recitals. Simon Walker, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. DieWalküre. See Jan 31; Also Feb 7, 10, 13, 19,22(start times vary).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Chamber MusicConcert No.1. Works by visiting composersfrom China. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.EMANUEL AX, PIANOMOZART& CHOPINFEB 4 & 5TSO.CA/Piano● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259:Mozart and Chopin. Schubert:Impromptu; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14,K.449; Chopin: Grande Polonaise; Rachmaninoff:Symphonic Dances. Peter Oundjian, conductor;Emanuel Ax, piano; Pavel Kolesnikov,piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. 6:45: Pre-concert Performancefeaturing pianists Pavel Kolesnikovand Orion Weiss.Thursday February 5● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Opera Transcriptionsfor Piano. Works by Granados and Wagner-Liszt. Pavel Kolesnikov, piano; Orion Weiss,piano; Emanuel Ax, host. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Chamber MusicConcert No.2. Works by visiting composersfrom Sichuan and Guizhou Conservatories;Chinese University of Hong Kong. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Timothy Wisnicki, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight Series. Mozart:The Complete Sonatas(selections). JacquesIsraelievitch, violin, and Christina PetrowskaQuilico, piano. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 1:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band.In concert: Classics and Jazz. John EdwardLiddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Incl. coffee and snack. Also Jan 8.● ● 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Jan 30;Also Feb 6-8.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. New Music Festival: Chamber MusicConcert No.3. Works by visiting composersfrom China. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259:Mozart and Chopin. Schubert:Impromptu; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14,K.449; Chopin: Grande Polonaise; Rachmaninoff:Symphonic Dances. Peter Oundjian, conductor;Emanuel Ax, piano; Pavel Kolesnikov,piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. 6:45: Pre-concert Performancefeaturing pianists Pavel Kolesnikovand Orion Weiss.Friday February 6● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.See Jan 24; Also Feb 12, 14, 18, 21(starttimes vary).● ● 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Jan 30;Also Feb 7, 8.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. WhatMakes It Great?® Beethoven Piano Concerto4. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4. RobKapilow, conductor and host; Emanuel Ax,piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Symphony Orchestra. Sibelius: Finlandia;Debussy: Nocturnes; Stravinsky: Petrouchka.David Briskin, conductor; Women’sChamber Choir with Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; $20(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World Music:Pavlo. Mediterranean sound integratingexotic instruments. Pavlo, Chinese erhu, Portugueseguitarra, Arabic flute, Indian sitarand Greek bouzouki,. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. -.● ● Feb 06 8:00: Toronto Consort. Splendoursof the Emperor’s Chapel. A concertSPLENDºURS oƒ~E EMPE|o R’SCHAPELFebruary 6 & 7, 8pmTrinity St-Paul’s CentreCall 416-964-6337TorontoConsort.orgof music from the Viennese court and chapelof Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I. Worksby Schmelzer, Biber, Bertali and Leopold Ifor cornettos, sackbuts, strings, keyboards,and voice. Toronto Consort; guest director:Lucas Harris, theorbo. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -.Also February 7.●●8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. Open mic. Casey Sokol,host. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701.Free.Saturday February 7● ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. PianoExtravaganza: Pianorama. Saint-Saëns: TheCarnival of the Animals. Peter Oundjian, conductor;Emanuel Ax, Pavel Kolesnikov, PatriciaKrueger, piano; Richard Chao Gao, AmadeuszKazubowski-Houston, Coco Ma, Artun Miskciyan,Marko Pejanovic, Anastasia Rizikov,Anna Vertypolokh, Victoria Wong, Annie Zhou,Harmony Zhu, Winner of the Toronto InternationalPiano Competition 2014, piano; DavidBriggs, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828. -. Also at 4pm.● ● 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society.Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Jan 30;Also Feb 8.● ● 4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. PianoExtravaganza: Pianorama. Saint-Saëns:The Carnival of the Animals. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.See 2pm.● ● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieWalküre. See Jan 31; Also Feb 10, 13, 19,22(start times vary).● ● 4:30: Royal Conservatory. DiscoverySeries: Taylor Academy Showcase Concert.Featuring young artists from the Philand Eli Taylor Performance Academy. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. Cosi fantutte. Mozart. Jami-Lynn Gubbe, soprano(Fiordiligi); Melissa Peiou, mezzo (Dorabella);Andrea Nunez, soprano (Despina); Jan Nadal,tenor (Ferrando); Janaka Welihinda, baritone(Guglielmo); Lawrence Shirkie, bass-baritone(Don Alfonso); William Shookhoff, piano andmusic director. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20.● ● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. John Prince andSafe Harbour. Guest: Ron Jones. St. NicholasAnglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. /(adv). 7:30: Doors open.● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #30. Anevening of improvisation in the tradition ofthe Columbia U Radio jams or CCMC MusicGallery evenings. Rick Sacks, conductor.Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019.Free/PWYC.● ● 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Subscription Concert #3. Puccini: IlTabarro; Verdi: Nabucco (Overture); Finalsof the 2014-15 Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra Clifford Poole Vocal Competition.Guest: Tryptych Concert and Opera. P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-879-5566. -; -(sr/st); free(under 12).● ● 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Festivalof Friends. Local choirs in solo andmassed repertoire. Eden United Church,3051 Battleford, Mississauga. 905-824-5578.; (under 13). Proceeds to a Mississaugacharity.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz: ASalute to the Big Bands: Zap Mama andthewholenote.com December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 | 57

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