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Volume 23 Issue 4 - December 2017 / January 2018

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  • Toronto
  • December
  • January
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In this issue: composer Nicole Lizée talks about her love for analogue equipment, and the music that “glitching” evokes; Richard Rose, artistic director at the Tarragon Theatre, gives us insights into their a rock-and-roll Hamlet, now entering production; Toronto prepares for a mini-revival of Schoenberg’s music, with three upcoming shows at New Music Concerts; and the local music theatre community remembers and celebrates the life and work of Mi’kmaq playwright and performer Cathy Elliott . These and other stories, in our double-issue December/January edition of the magazine.

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KOERNER HALL IS: “ A beautiful space for music “ THE GLOBE AND MAIL Francine Kay SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Free tickets can be reserved starting Monday, November 27. New York-based Canadian pianist Francine Kay plays “with such richness of sonority, [and] such refinement.” (Repertoire, France) She will perform Janácek’s Piano Sonata, Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, op.12, Chopin’s Barcarolle, op. 60, and Debussy’s Ondine and L’isle joyeuse. Generously supported by Dorothy Cohen Shoichet Janine Jansen, Martin Fröst, Torleif Thedéen, and Lucas Debargue TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 8PM / PRE-CONCERT TALK 7PM KOERNER HALL Tickets start at Violinist Janine Jansen, clarinetist Martin Fröst, Swedish cellist Torleif Thedéen, and French pianist Lucas Debargue will perform Béla Bartók: Contrasts, Karol Szymanowski: Myths, op. 30 and Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time. Generously supported by David G. Broadhurst. Presented in association with Alliance Francaise de Toronto Taylor Academy Orchestra WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 7:30PM / MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Free tickets can be reserved starting Wednesday, November 29. Hear artists on the cusp of major careers. Solo and chamber works are performed by artists enrolled in the one-year Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at The Glenn Gould School. Generously supported by the Rebanks Family Khatia Buniatishvili SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 3PM PRE-CONCERT TALK 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Tickets start at only Recognized by London’s Evening Standard for her “jaw-dropping virtuoso technique,” The Financial Times of London has described her Liszt as “magisterial.” In this solo piano recital she will perform three works by Liszt alongside Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 7:30PM TEMERTY THEATRE Free tickets can be reserved starting Wednesday, December 6. The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble performs a program of cutting-edge contemporary music curated by Brian Current. TICKETS & GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE GREAT GIFTS! TICKETS & SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 RCMUSIC.COM/PERFORMANCE 273 BLOOR STREET WEST 237 (BLOOR BLOOR ST. STREET & AVENUE WEST RD.) (BLOOR TORONTO ST. & AVENUE RD.) TORONTO Taylor Academy Showcase Concert SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 7:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Free tickets can be reserved starting Friday, December 8. String students from The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists come together as the Academy Chamber Orchestra to perform this special concert.

TICKETS FROM $ 35 ALSO PLAYING THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO MOZART FEB 7 – 24 A FATHER’S CURSE. A DAUGHTER’S SACRIFICE. RIGOLETTO GIUSEPPE VERDI JAN 20 – FEB 23, 2018 PRODUCTION ORIGINALLY MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY TIM & FRANCES PRICE, JUDY & WILMOT MATTHEWS, AND GAIL & BOB FARQUHARSON coc.ca 416-363-8231 Ekaterina Sadovnikova and Quinn Kelsey (COC, 2011), photo: Michael Cooper

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