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Volume 22 Issue 4 - December 2016/January 2017

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In this issue: a conversation with pianist Stewart Goodyear, in advance of his upcoming show at Koerner Hall; a preview of the annual New Year’s phenomenon that is Bravissimo!/Salute to Vienna; an inside look at music performance in Toronto’s health-care centres; and a reflection on the incredible life and lasting influence of the late Pauline Oliveros. These and more, in a special December/January combined issue!

“Tafelmusik owns this

“Tafelmusik owns this town when it comes to Handel’s seasonal classic.” – The Globe and Mail TAFELMUSIK’S ORIGINAL MESSIAH Amanda Forsythe, soprano, Krisztina Szabó, mezzosoprano, Colin Balzer, tenor, Tyler Duncan, baritone HANDEL MESSIAH Directed by Ivars Taurins December 14–17 at 7:30pm Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. (416) 408-0208 SING-ALONG MESSIAH Directed by “Herr Handel” December 18 at 2pm Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. (416) 872-4255 Tickets selling fast! INTIMATE GERMAN BAROQUE Featuring Peter Harvey, baritone Long-time Tafelmusik collaborator Peter Harvey joins Music Director Emeritus Jeanne Lamon and a chamber ensemble of musicians for this exploration of the richly passionate music written in Germany in the decades before J.S. Bach. January 19–21 at 8pm, January 22 at 3:30pm Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor St. W. (416) 964-6337 Discounts available for music lovers 35 and under. LIVE EMOTION 16/17

KOERNER HALL IS: “ A beautiful space for music “ THE GLOBE AND MAIL Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 7:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Free (ticket required) Hear artists on the cusp of major careers. These concerts feature solo and chamber works performed by Rebanks Fellows currently enrolled in the one-year Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at The Glenn Gould School. Generously supported by the Rebanks Family and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Diana Doherty and Dennis Kim SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Tickets are Australian oboist Diana Doherty, known for her “brilliant playing,”(The Australian) is currently Principal Oboe with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Canadian violinist Dennis Kim was recently appointed Concertmaster with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. They will perform works by Bach, Mozart, and others. Academy Chamber Orchestra SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 7:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Free (ticket required) String students from the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists come together as the Academy Chamber Orchestra to perform two special concerts. JCT Trio SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 8PM KOERNER HALL Tickets start at only A sizzling new ensemble features Stefan Jackiw (violin), Jay Campbell (cello), and Conrad Tao (piano). They will perform trios by Ives and Dvořák, as well as one early and one late trio by Mozart. Generously supported by David G. Broadhurst Part of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Mozart Festival The Glenn Gould School Concerto Competition Finals WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 10AM KOERNER HALL Free (ticket required) Hear the talented solo performers of The Glenn Gould School compete for the opportunity to perform a concerto with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra during the 2017-18 season. Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 8PM PRE-CONCERT CHAT 7:15PM KOERNER HALL Tickets start at only Violinist Gidon Kremer his Kremerata Baltica perform a program entitled “Russia – Masks and Faces” with works by Weinberg, Tchaikovsky, Pärt, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition accompanied by visuals by Soviet era artist Maxim Kantor. Generously supported by David G. Broadhurst TICKETS & GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE GREAT GIFTS! TICKETS & ROYAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 273 BLOOR STREET WEST (BLOOR 237 BLOOR ST. & AVENUE STREET RD.) WEST TORONTO (BLOOR ST. & AVENUE RD.) TORONTO

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