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Volume 20 Issue 5 - February 2015

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Volume 20 Issue 5

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Masterworks: The Orchestral Piano. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses after Themes of Carl Maria von Weber; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn; Ravel: La valse. Emanuel Ax, piano; Stewart Goodyear, piano; Anagnoson and Kinton, piano duo; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. 6:45: Pre-concert performance featuring the TSO Chamber Soloists. Friday February 13 ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631- 4300. PWYC. Also Feb 6, 20, 27. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. Prelude to Brocade. Works by Ceccarelli and L.S. Smith. rocKeys duo: Luciane Cardassi, piano, and Katelyn Clark, harpsichord. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. $20; (adv). ●●7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre. See Feb 4; Also Feb 19, 22(start times vary). ●●7:00: Upper Canada Choristers/Cantemos Latin Ensemble. Music of the Americas. A. Concerts in the GTA Presents Cantemos CD launch and fundraiser for Upper Canada Choristers. Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas; and other works from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica, the United States and Canada. Guillermo Arbelaez, harp; Bernardo Padron, saxophone; Ayako Ochi,piano; Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. . ●●7:30: Music at St Andrew’s. Mardi Gras 2015. Swing spirituals, gospel hymns and singalong. Ken Whiteley, vocals, guitar; Chris Whiteley, trumpet, vocals, guitar; Ben Whiteley, upright bass; Ciceal & Amoy Levy, vocals; Jordan Klapman, piano; and others. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600. ; $20(each, 5 or more). Cash/credit card at door. ●●7:30: Organix Concerts. Opening performance of Organix 2015 festival. Celebration of the 100th anniversary of the installation of Casavant Opus 583 (1914) pipe organ. Daniel Rubinof, saxophone; Christopher Dawes, organ. Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-769-3893 or 1-877- 769-5224. ; (sr); (st); free(under 18). ●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Un Ballo in Maschera. Verdi. Carrie Parks, soprano Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Ken Whiteley, Chris Whiteley, Ben Whiteley, Ciceal & Amoy Levy, William Carn, Tom Skublics, Jordan Klapman, Bucky Berger Sing-along Gospel & Jazz Spirituals Tickets & info: standrewstoronto.org St. Andrew’s Church • (416) 593-5600, ext 231 King & Simcoe St. (opposite Roy Thomson Hall) Toronto (Amelia); Slava Serebrianik, tenor (Ricardo); Yevgeny Yablonovsky, baritone (Renato); Stephanie Kim/Olivia Han, sopranos (Oscar); Louise Lo, soprano (Ulrica); 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 15(mat), 18, 21, 27, Mar 1(mat). ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest/Winterfolk. In Concert. Laura Bird; Jon Brooks; Jocelyn Barth; Clela Errington; Meg Tennant; and others. Globe Bistro, 124 Danforth Ave. 416- 466-2000. ; (adv). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Aga Khan Music Initiative. Wu Man and Sanubar Tursun Ensemble. Solos, duets, and trios. Wu Man, pipa; Sanubar Tursun, vocals; Uyghur musicians ensemble. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. and up. Also Feb 14. ●●8:00: Kingston Road United Church. Amanda Martinez. 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699- 6091. $20; free(child). ●●8:00: Palais Royale. Naria & Friends: A Valentine’s Concert. Guests: Michael Ciufo, tenor; Swinging Jazz Combo (Igor Babich, Dima Graziani & Sergey Krutik). 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 1-888-222-6608 and 416- 533-3553 x22. . 7:00: Doors open. Complimentary Sparkling Toast; cash bar; free parking; wheelchair accessible. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Nathan Brock Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. John Weinzweig: Edge of the World; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C Op. 15; Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, BB123. Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Sijing Ye, piano; Nathan Brock conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. 6:45: Prelude Recital. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. House of Dreams. See Feb 11(7:00); Also Feb 14, 15(mat). Saturday February 14 ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. See Feb 1; Also Feb 18, 21(start times vary). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Donizetti: L’Elisir d’Amore. Tammy Short, soprano (Adina); Asitha Tennekoon, tenor (Nemorino); Diego Catalla, baritone (Belcore); Keith O’Brien, baritone (Dulcamara); Patricia Auchterlonie, mezzo (Giannetta); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. ●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Don Giovanni. See Feb 11; Also Feb 20, 22(mat), 25, 28. ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Aga Khan Music Initiative. Wu Man and Sanubar Tursun Ensemble. See Feb 13. ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Judy Marshak Quartet. Cabaret jazz. 22 Church St., INDIE Judy Quartet Cabaret Jazz Saturday, Feb. 14 8pm auroraculturalcentre.ca 905 713-1818 Opera by Request ~ presents ~ for Valentines Day L’elisir D’amore Saturday Feb 14, 7:30pm CHILL OUT February 16, 12pm Beaches Presbyterian Church 65 Glen Manor Drive (S of Queen) Toronto, ON Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (adv). Cash Bar. ●●8:00: Batuki Music Society. Spiritual Songs of Sub-Saharan Africa. Blandine Mbiya; Griot Katenen ‘Cheka’ Dioubate; Ruth Mathiang; Evelyn Mukwedeya; Memory Makuri; and others. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; $20(adv). ●●8:00: New Music Concerts. New Works from East and West. Scime: from what hand to speak; Fuhong Shi: Mountains and Seas; Radford: meaninglessnessingisms; Yan Qiao Wang: Qing shui jiang impression; Palej: The Grey Hour. Weiwei Lan, solo pipa; Stacie CONCERT for Adults, Kids 12 and under FREE! For tickets and more info: web - www.beacheschurch.org email - office@beacheschurch.org phone - (416)699-5871 32 | February 1 - March 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

East West ♥ + ♥ + Feb.14 Betty Oliphant Theatre W E www.NewMusicConcerts.com Dunlop, soprano; Véronique Mathieu, violin; New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, conductor. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/ arts worker); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert introduction. ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Love at the Movies. Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Excerpts; Mozart: Clarinet Concerto(from Out of Africa); Piano Concerto No.21(from Elvira Madigan); Williams: Marion’s Theme(from Indiana Jones); Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe; Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite(excerpts). Soo Jin Chung, guest soloist; Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. and up. ●●8:00: Musideum. Marisa Buffone. World Fado. 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 15(mat). Sunday February 15 ●●2:00: Toronto City Opera. Un Ballo in Maschera. See Feb 13; Also Feb 18, 21, 27, Mar 1(mat). ●●2:30: Soulpepper Concert Series. A Movable Musical Maritime Feast. P.E.I.’S Mike Ross and his musical guests celebrate the musical life of Eastern Canada. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. -. Also Feb 20, 22 (start times vary). ●●3:00: Organix Concerts. Christopher Dawes, organ with Daniel Rubinof, saxophone. St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Dr., Oakville. 416-769-3893 or 1-877-769-5224. ; $20(sr); (st); free(under 18). ●●3:00: Symphony on the Bay/KooGle Theatre. An Afternoon of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Songs from Oklahoma, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. Leslie and Christopher Gray; company of singers aged 6-25. Guest: Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. -31. Reserved seating. ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. House of Dreams. See Feb 11(7:00). ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Dixieland Vespers: Bob DeAngelis Mardi Gras Band. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247- 5181. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Brocade. Works by Ceccarelli, LeBlanc, L.S. Smith, Pidgorna and Ribeiro. rocKeys duo: Luciane Cardassi, piano, and Katelyn Clark, harpsichord. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv). ●●8:00: Musideum. Coleman Tinsley and Ailsa McCreary with Mark Kieswetter. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416- 599-7323. $20. Monday February 16 ●●12:00 noon: Beaches Presbyterian Church. Indie Chill Out. A family-friendly event. 65 Glen Manor Dr. 416-699-5871. ; Free(under 12). ●●1:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario/ Harbourfront Centre. Music with Bite: Free Family Concert Series (English). Fandango Guitar Quartet: Modern Sketches. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-536- 8649. Free. Also 3:00 (French). Free milk and cookies following the show. ●●3:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario/ Harbourfront Centre. Music with Bite: Free Family Concert Series (French). See 1:00 (English). Visit soulpepper.ca for full details ●●7:30: Soulpepper Concert Series. Nina Project. Exploring life and musical influence of Nina Simone. Jackie Richardson, Shakura S’Aida, Kellylee Evans. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. -. Tuesday February 17 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Urlicht. Works by Mahler, Brahms and Leoffler. Janina Baechle, mezzo; Rachel Andrist, piano; Keith Hamm, viola. 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. Michael Westwood, clarinet. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Dénes Várjon, pianist. Beethoven: Sonata in G, Op.14, No.2; Music TORONTO DÉNES VÁRJON, Pianist February 17 at 8 pm Schumann: Fantaisiestücke, Op.12; Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Bartók: Out Of Doors. Dénes Várjon. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. -; (st); 18 to 35, pay your age. ●●8:00: Musideum. Transcend. Ceremony: Healing Music. Iveno and Adi Kanda; Hang. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. PWYC ($20 suggested). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: From Bach to Bluegrass. Mix of jazz, bluegrass, pop, folk, and classical music. Time for Three, string trio; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 593-4828. -0(eve); -(mat). Also Feb 18(mat/eve). Wednesday February 18 ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: From Bach to Bluegrass. Mix of jazz, bluegrass, pop, folk, and classical music. Time for Three, string trio; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 593-4828. -0(eve); -(mat). Also Feb 17(eve),18(eve). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. See Feb 1; Also Feb 21(start times vary). ●●7:30: Toronto City Opera. Un Ballo in thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2015 | 33

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