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Volume 20 Issue 6 - March 2015

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Scherzo. Vadim Repin,

Scherzo. Vadim Repin, violin; SvetlanaSmolina, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -5.● ● 8:00: Victoria College Drama Society.Company: A Musical Comedy. See Mar 5.Also Mar 7.● ● 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soirée. An evening of improvisationin a participatory “open mic” set-up,hosted by Casey Sokol. Sterling Beckwith Studio,235 Accolade East Building, 4700 KeeleSt. 647-459-0701. Free. Performers andobservers welcome.Saturday March 7● ● 10:00am: Royal Botanical Gardens. JazzBrunch Concert Series. Kevin Barrett andJulie Michaels. 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington.;(age 4-12);(age 1-4). 905-825-5040.● ● 1:00: Acting Up Stage Company/ObsidianTheatre Company. The Wild Party. Musicand lyrics by LaChiusa; book by LaChiusa andWolfe; based on poem by March. RebeccaAuerbach; J. Cameron Barnett; Dan Chameroy;and others; Robert McQueen, stageA. Concerts in the GTAdirector; Bob Foster, music director; StephanieGraham, choreographer. BerkeleyStreet Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110.-. Also 8:00. 12:15: Pre-show chat.Post-show chat. Runs Feb 20 to March 8.● ● 2:00: Paskke String Quartet. In Concert.Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.13, Brahms:clarinet quintet; and other works. Guest: PaulWeston. Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 ChurchSt., Aurora. 905-713-1818. , (sr/st);free(under 6).● ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Jon Batiste andStay Human: A Family Concert. A jambalayaof funk, rhythm, the blues, and spirituals. JonBatiste, jazz piano and his quartet. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Also 8:00.● ● 4:30: Beach United Church. MalvernDance Band and Jazz Choir: Up JumpedSpring. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.4. Beethoven: Symphony No. 4; Salieri:Variations on La Folia di Spagna; Miaskov:Concertino “Bayda”; Grieg: Selections fromPeer Gynt. Boris Ostapienko, bandura. St.Luke’s United Church, 353 SherbourneSt. 416-762-9257. $20/(adv); (st);(under 12).● ● 7:30: Jubilate Singers. Rhythm Fusion.Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass; Luboff: AfricanMass; Jansson/Eriksson: To The MothersIn Brazil: Salve Regina. Isabel Bernaus, conductor;Sherry Squires, piano. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E.416-485-1988. ; $20(sr); (st).● ● 7:30: MCS Chorus. Mozart for Mississauga.Vesperae Solennes de Confessore andother works. Full Mississauga Choral Societychoir, soloists and chamber orchestra. FirstUnited Church (Port Credit), 151 LakeshoreRd W., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. $20;(under 18).● ● 7:30: Opera York. The Magic Flute. Mozart.Gary Relyea, bass (Sarastro); NicoleDubinsky, soprano (Queen of the Night); RiccardoIannello, tenor (Tamino); Geoffrey Butler,artistic director; Renee Salewski, stagedirector. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill.Mozart for Mississauga905-787-8811. -; (st). Also Mar 5. Benjamin, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. Preconcertperformance in lobby; post-concertchat on stage.● ● 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. SpringThe Soul’sJourneyMarch 7, 20157:30 p.m.Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch35 Lytton Blvd.orpheuschoirtoronto.com416 530 4428● ● 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. The Soul’sJourney. Rutter: Requiem; MacMillan: SevenLast Words from the Cross. Eglinton St.George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).WRITTEN ON SKINSAT, MAR 7 AT 7:30pmBarbara Hannigan, sopranoTSO.CA● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NewCreations Festival: Casual Series: Written onSkin. Opera-in-concert in English with surtitles.Benjamin: Written on Skin. BarbaraHannigan, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo;Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Isaiah Bell,tenor; Christopher Purves, baritone; GeorgeConcert. Vivaldi: Spring; Brandenburg: ConcertoNo.5; Bach: Double Violin Concerto;Cantata No.214; Hovhaness: Prayer for StGregory. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora),79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. $20;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company/ObsidianTheatre Company. The Wild Party. Musicand lyrics by LaChiusa; book by LaChiusa andWolfe; based on poem by March. RebeccaAuerbach; J. Cameron Barnett; Dan Chameroy;and others; Robert McQueen, stage director;Bob Foster, music director; StephanieGraham, choreographer. Berkeley StreetTheatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. -. Also 1:00. 7:15: Pre-show chat. Runs toMarch 8.● ● 8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Small WorldMusic. Radik Tyulyush and Tanya Tagaq. Mongolianand Inuit throat singers. Live accompanimentto silent film Nanook of the North.Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 WynfordDr. 416-646-4677. -. Also Mar 6.● ● 8:00: Music Gallery/Native Women InThe Arts/Bold As Love Collective/MuskratMagazine. Catalyst Cafe: Skookum SoundCrew. Guests: Lido Pimienta & Sarah Yankoo.Music Gallery, 197 John St. . $20; (sr/youth/mem/arts worker). 7:00: Doors open.● ● 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Donne onLove and Death. Donne: An Epithalamion, orMarriage Song on The Lady Elizabeth andCount Palatine on being Married on St. Valentine’sDay; Nocturnal Upon St. Lucy’s Day;poems of John Donne set to music by Campion,Dowland and others. John Edwards,renaissance lutes; Hallie Fishel, soprano; SethLerer, readings. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-535-9956. ; $20(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Nhapitapi Mbira. World.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jon Batiste andStay Human: A Family Concert. See 2:00.● ● 8:00: Scaramella. Telemania. Telemann:Paris Quartets. Kim Pineda, baroque flute;Edwin Huizinga, baroque violin; Joëlle Morton,bass viol; Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord.Victoria College Chapel, 91 CharlesSt. W. 416-760-8610. ; (sr); $20(st);free(14 and under).● ● 8:00: Victoria College Drama Society.Company: A Musical Comedy. See Mar 5.● ● 9:00: Swamperella. 20th Annual MardiGras Dance and Masquerade Party. Cajunand Zydeco dance music. Tranzac Club MainHall, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. $20.7:30: Doors open; 8:00 dance lesson.The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices8:00PM March 7, 2015Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueSaturday, March 7, 2015 7:30 pmFirst United Church, 151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississaugawww.mcschorus.ca 905-278-7059 info@mcschorus.ca~ Donne on Love and Death ~Donne’s poems An Epithalamion andA Nocturnal upon St. Lucy’s Daywith songs by Campion, Dowlandand othersSeth Lerer, reader, Hallie Fishel, Soprano,John Edwards, luteTickets , students & seniors $20 at the door34 | March 1 - April 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Sunday March 8● ● 1:00: Acting Up Stage Company/ObsidianTheatre Company. The Wild Party. Musicand lyrics by LaChiusa; book by LaChiusa andWolfe; based on poem by March. RebeccaAuerbach; J. Cameron Barnett; Dan Chameroy;and others; Robert McQueen, stage director;Bob Foster, music director; StephanieGraham, choreographer. Berkeley StreetTheatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. -. 12:15: Pre-show chat. Runs to March 8.● ● 1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists,6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite forunaccompanied cello, No.3. Rachel Mercer,cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria ParkAve. 416-690-8686. $20.● ● 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Concert Series.Thornhill Swing Band. Scarborough CivicCentre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-397-9887. Free.● ● 2:00: Soulpepper Concert Series. AmericanPie - A Songbook Investigation. Aninvestigation of the meaning and musical referencesof Don McLean’s folk-rock anthem,from Buddy Holly to Dylan to Joplin to TheBeatles and The Rolling Stones. Young Centrefor the Performing Arts, Distillery District,50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. -.Also Mar 1, 8 (start times vary).● ● 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.L’Accordéoniste. Kimberly Barber,mezzo; Mary-Lou Vetere, accordion; PeterTiefenbach, piano; Carol Bauman, percussion.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; $20(sr);(st).● ● 2:30: Recitals at Rosedale. Serenades...Forgotten and Found. Works by Debussy;Palej; Raum (world premiere); Gounod;Viardot; and others. Gillian Keith, soprano;Michele Bogdanowicz, mezzo; Charles Sy,tenor; Rachel Andrist, piano. Rosedale PresbyterianChurch, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931. .● ● 3:00: Hart House Music Committee. SundayConcerts. Véronique Mathieu, violin,and Stephanie Chua, piano. Great Hall, HartHouse, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.● ● 3:00: Rosedale United Church. FairestIsle. Works by Dowland, Purcell, G.F. Handel,Vaughan Williams, Britten and other traditional,popular and classical music fromEngland. Robert Missen, tenor; DeborahOveres, contralto; Melody McShane/SandraMogensen, pianos; Louis Simao, guitar.159 Roxborough Dr. 905-632-6047. $20. Proceedsto benefit the Church music program.● ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Kahane Swensen Brey Trio. Mozart: PianoTrio No.4 in E K542; Schumann: Piano TrioNo.1 in d Op.63; Ravel: Piano Trio in a; Schoenfield:Café Music, for piano trio. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.● ● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. The ViennaPiano Trio. Beethoven: Ten Variations on “Ichbin der Schneider Kakadu” in G Op.121a; Schumann:Fantasiestücke Op.88; Mendelssohn:Piano Trio No.1 in d Op.49. Bogdan Bozovic,violin; Matthias Gredler, cello; Stefan Mendl,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ;$20(under 30).● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Barry Livingston Group. SubaSankaran, vocals; Barry Livingston, piano;Colleen Allen, sax/flute; Kobi Hass, bass; PaulFitterer, drums. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke.416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Tribute to Wes Montgomery. NathanHiltz, guitar; Amanda Tosoff, piano; Steve Wallace,bass; Brian Barlow, drums and tributetalk. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:00: Soulpepper Concert Series. AmericanPie - A Songbook Investigation. Aninvestigation of the meaning and musical referencesof Don McLean’s folk-rock anthem,from Buddy Holly to Dylan to Joplin to TheBeatles and The Rolling Stones. Young Centrefor the Performing Arts, Distillery District,50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. -.Also Mar 1, 8 (start times vary).● ● 8:00: Continuum. 30 More! Works byAyres, Cutler, Öcal, Doell and Höstman. RyanScott, percussion. Music Gallery, 197 JohnSt. 416-924-4945. –. 7:30: Pre-concertchat.● ● 8:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic.Somewhere There Presents. Performerst.b.a. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.Monday March 9● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Breaking Into Song: TheMusic of Scott Christian, Colleen & Akiva andKevin Wong. Contemporary musical theatre.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .● ● 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society.Wurlitzer Theatre Organ Pops at Casa Loma.Pierre Fracalanza. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace.416-449-6262. $20.Tuesday March 10● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Gamelan Plus. Indonesiantraditions and new music. EvergreenClub. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,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 Glenn Gould School. YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Conrad Gold, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Pärt:Passio. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; FestivalChamber Ensemble; Michael Colvin, tenor;Jeremy Bowes, bass; Noel Edison, conductor.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-598-0422 x221. -; -(sr);$20(VoxTix 30 and under). Also Mar 11.Music TORONTOTILL FELLNERPianistMarch 10 at 8 pmVOX TIX$20FOR 30AND UNDER●●8:00: Music Toronto. Till Fellner, pianist.J. S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, BookII Prelude & Fugue - No. 5 in D Major, BWV874; No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 875; No. 7 in E-flatMajor, BWV 876; No. 8 in D-sharp Minor, BWV877; Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat, K.282; Alexander Stankovski: Traumprotokoll(Dream Journal) (2014); Schumann: Kreisleriana,Op. 16. Till Fellner. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723. ; ; student tickets;Age 18 to 35 pay your age. Toronto recitaldebut.●●8:00: Alliance française Toronto/Commissionof the Alliances Françaises in Canada.Cities: Thibault Cauvin, Classical Guitar.Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 SpadinaRd. 416-922-2014 x37. $20/(mem); (srmem/under 25 mem); (sr partners/under25 partners).● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Audiopollination. ArraySpace, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.●●8:00: Talisker Players. On a Darkling Plain:songs of hope and longing, despair andredemption, and the quest for meaning. Featuringreadings from The Outermost Dreamby William Maxwell. Barber: Dover Beach;Davies: Prospice; Hess: The Cloths of Heaven;Shostakovich: Seven Romances on Poems byAlexander Blok; Tavener: Akhmatova Poems.Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Joel Allison, baritone;Stewart Arnott, reader; Talisker Players.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-466-1800. ; (sr); (st). 7:15: Preconcertchat. Also Mar 11.thewholenote.com March 1 - April 7, 2015 | 35

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