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Volume 20 Issue 5 - February 2015

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Volume 20 Issue 5

Church, 1512 Kingston

Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. ; (adv). 7:30: Doors open. ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #30. An evening of improvisation in the tradition of the Columbia U Radio jams or CCMC Music Gallery evenings. Rick Sacks, conductor. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC. ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert #3. Puccini: Il Tabarro; Verdi: Nabucco (Overture); Finals of the 2014/15 Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra Clifford Poole Vocal Competition. Guest: Tryptych Concert and Opera. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. -; -(sr/ st); free(under 12). ●●8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic. Waltzes and Overtures. Strauss: Emperor Waltz; Voices of the Spring; Rossini: La gazza ladra. Emily D’Angelo, mezzo; Jean- Michel Malouf, conductor. Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 647-238-0015. ; $20(sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. National Arts Centre Orchestra. Brahms: Double Concerto; Piano Concerto No.2. A. Concerts in the GTA NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA SAT, FEB 7 AT 8pm Pinchas Zukerman, conductor TSO.CA Amanda Forsyth, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. –5. Mid-concert chat. ●●8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Festival of Friends. Local choirs in solo and massed repertoire. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford, Mississauga. 905-824-5578. ; (under 13). Proceeds to a Mississauga charity. ●●8:00: Musideum. Steve Koven, piano. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz: A Salute to the Big Bands: Zap Mama and Antibalas. Afrobeat band Antibalas joins forces with Congolese/Belgian artist Marie Daulne who sings polyphonic Afro-pop. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●8:00: Spectrum Music. Starry Night. Works by Graham, Segger, Dietschi, Lewis, McBride, Richards, and Willes. Lina Allemano, trumpet; Jim Lewis, trumpet; Heather Segger, trombone; Tom Richards, trombone; Aline Homzy, violin; Matt Roberts, bass. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-988-3127. ; (sr/st/arts). ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Splendours of the Emperor’s Chapel. See February 6. Sunday February 8 ●●1:00: Royal Conservatory. Pianopalooza. on period instruments Pastorale Sunday, Feb 8, 3:00 Join Emanuel Ax for all or part of four free hours of piano mini-concerts. Emanuel Ax; James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton; Robi Botos; Alex Seredenko; Annie Zhou; and others. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416- 408-0208. Free. Part of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s RBC Piano Extravaganza. ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles Family Series: A Canadian Collaboration. Schubert: Trio for Strings in B flat D471; Ysaÿe: Sonata for Two Violins; Bach: Goldberg Variations for String Trio in G BWV988 (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsy). Erika Raum and Scott St. John, violins; Sharon Wei, viola; Thomas Wiebe, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. . Interactive for children 5 and up. 3:15: full concert. ●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. 15th Annual Young Artists’ Showcase. Justin James, trumpet; James Evans/ Sarah Harwood, actors; Charissa Vandikas, piano; John-Michael Scapin, tenor. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (st). ●●2:30: Incontra Vocal Ensemble. An Afternoon at the Opera: Benefit Concert for St. Michael’s Foundation. Bradley Christensen; Olivia Han; Sonya Harper Nyby; and others; Helen Becqué, piano; Matthew Otto, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power St. 416- 223-8060. . ●●2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. See Feb 1. ●●3:00: Hart House Music Committee. Sunday Concerts: Chris Donnelly, piano. Works by Gershwin, Peterson, Riley, and original compositions. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. ●●3:00: Maria Soulis. Sisters in Song–A Benefit concert for Rethink Breast Cancer. Duets by Britten, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and others. Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Maria Soulis, mezzo; Kate Carver, piano. Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough Dr. 647-739-9844. . ●●3:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Choirs in Concert: Contemporary Showcase. New works by Matthew Emery and Patrick Murphy; works by Chatman, Chilcott and others. Men’s Chorus; Mac- Millan Singers. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-408-0208. PWYC. ●●3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Pastorale. Rezania: The Birds and the Garden Are Listening to You; Haydn: Quartet in D Op.64 No.5 “The Lark”; Mozart: Quintet in C K515. Guest: Emily Eng, viola. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769- 0952. ; $20(sr); (st). ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. A Classical Canadian Collaboration. Schubert: Trio for MARIA SOULIS & VIRGINIA HATFIELD with KATE CARVER, pianist SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 3:00 p.m. ROSEDALE UNITED CHURCH Tickets: rethink.brownpapertickets.com Info: sistersinsong3@ gmail.com sponsored by ROVER SPOCK DESIGNS 30 | February 1 - March 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Strings in B flat D471; Ysaÿe: Sonata for Two Violins; Bach: Goldberg Variations for String Trio in G BWV988 (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsy). Erika Raum and Scott St. John, violins; Sharon Wei, viola; Thomas Wiebe, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; $20(under 30). 1:15: Music and Truffles Family Series. ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Joy Lapps-Lewis Quartet. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Tribute to Eubie Blake. Gord Sheard, piano; Brian Barlow, tribute talk. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Final Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:00: Amjad Ali Khan. The Sarod Project. Amaan Ali Khan; Ayaan Ali Khan; Issa Malluf, Arabic/Middle Eastern percussion; Vineet Vyas, tabla. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305- 7469. –. ●●8:00: Musideum. Storyville Project Trio. Latin Jazz. Cuban standards, hip hop and original compositions. Sarah Begin, vocals; Jorge Gavidia, banjo/cuban tres/bass/voice; Dilbert Nolasco, percussion/voice. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599- 7323. $20. ●●8:30: Small World Music. Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate. Hip hop, afrobeat, reggae, rock, spoken word, funk. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-536-5439. $20; (adv). Monday February 9 ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Christina and Louis Quilico Awards. Various arias. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Monday Evening Concerts. Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch. Russell Braun, baritone; Monica Whicher, soprano; Carolyn Maule, and Steven Philcox, pianos. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Tuesday February 10 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Songs of Love and Longing. Art songs and arias. Jane Archibald, soprano; Liz Upchurch, piano. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Suhashini Arulanandam, violin. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Student Showcase. Performances by students from the Department of Music. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre. See Feb 4; Also Feb 13, 19, 22(start times vary). ●●8:00: Musideum. Zack Werner Idol School. Pop and R&B Showcase. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. Wednesday February 11 ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Turkey–A Musical Odyssey. New Music, Turkish/Jazz fusion. Minor Empire: Ozan Boz, guitar; Ozgu Ozman, voice. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! HOUSE OF DREAMS Feb 11-15 416.964.6337 tafelmusik.org ●●7:00: Tafelmusik. House of Dreams. Memorized program against backdrop of images and paintings by Vermeer, Canaletto, and Watteau. Works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell and Marais. Blair Williams, narrator; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); $20- (under 36). Also Feb 12, 13, 14 (all 8:00), 15(mat). ●●7:00: We Are One Jazz Project. 6th Annual Gala Concert. Students from 8 elementary schools in North Etobicoke perform alongside a jazz orchestra and adult choir. B. Harris: The Breeze’s Song; These Are The Things We Need; Nascimento; Like This; We Are One. Don Thompson, vibraphone; Howard Rees, piano; Barry Harris, piano; jazz orchestra; combined children and adult choir. George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. . ●●7:30: Junction Trio. Flutissimo. World flute and European chamber music in celebration of Chinese New Year. Guests: Ron Korb, flute; Dinesh Mishra, bansuri; Toronto Yue- Fang Ensemble. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. PWYC ($20 suggested). Refreshments following. ●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Bradley Hoover, baritone (Don Giovanni); Jackie McIntyre, soprano (Donna Anna); Hannah Coleman/Samantha Weaver, sopranos (Donna Elvira); Amanda Pereira/ Carla-Grace Colaguori, sopranos (Zerlina), Ilya Serebrianik/Brunot Nseke, tenors; and others; Beatrice Carpino, director; Adolfo De Santis, conductor; Ivan Jovanovic, piano. Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416- 978-8849. ; $20(sr); (st). Also Feb 14, 20, 22(mat), 25, 28. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. 12tet. Jazz. Terry Promane, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:00: Massey Hall. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks: Carnival of the Animals. Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos K316a/365; Lau: Foothills of Heaven (premiere); Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals. Emanuel Ax, piano; Jan Lisiecki, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 593-4828. -5. Thursday February 12 MIN-JEONG KOH violin BO-YON KOH piano Thursday, February 12 12:10 pm. Walter Hall, U of T Free admission ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon. Schumann: Violin Sonata in a Op.105; and Ysaÿe: Solo Violin Sonata Op.27 No.2 “Jacques Thibaud”. Min- Jeong Koh, violin; Bo Yon Koh, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Jessika Monea, soprano; Matthew Whitfield, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. World at Midday: Classic Blues. Bill Westcott, piano; Brenna MacCrimmon, vocals. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●2:00: Northern District Public Library. Orchardviewers. Victoria Jones. Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. ●●7:00: Off Centre Music Salon. All Folked Up–Hobson’s Choice. Shepherds Heard: Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Michael Herring, bass; Joseph Brent, mandolin; Nate Renner and Nico Dann, drums; Rebecca Hennessy, trumpet; and Inna Perkis, piano. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-466-1870. ; (st/arts workers). 6:30: Pre-concert reception. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Lorand Fenyves Resident Artist. Arad: Twelve Caprices for Solo Viola; Solo Sonata for Viola; Bach/Arad: Fantasia Cromatica. Atar Arad, viola. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. , (sr); (st). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. See Feb 1; Also Feb 14, 18, 21(start times vary). ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. World Stage: Sérgio and Odair Assad with Romero Lubambo, Guitars. Original works, re-workings of folk and jazz and many styles of Latin music. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905- 305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Hart House Orchestra. Winter Concert. Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden; Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending; Brahms: Symphony No.4. Joanna Tang, violin; Henry Janzen, conductor. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Music TORONTO MARLEYN- BERTOLI DUO February 12 at 8 pm ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series: Bertoli-Marleyn Duo. Glazunov: Le Chant du Ménéstrel, Op. 71; Beethoven: Sonata for cello & piano in A, Op. 69; Chan Ka Nin: Soulmate for solo cello; Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in g, Op. 19. Mauro Bertoli, piano; Paul Marleyn, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .50; (st). ●●8:00: Musideum. Annie Bonsignore, voice and piano. Singer/songwriter. Mike Conto, guitar; Dave Love, percussion. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599- 7323. $20. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. House of Dreams. See Feb 11(7:00); Also Feb 13, 14, 15(mat). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. THE ORCHESTRAL PIANO THU, FEB 12 AT 8pm Stewart Goodyear, piano TSO.CA thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2015 | 31

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