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Volume 23 Issue 5 - February 2018

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on period instruments supported by Young Blood II Sunday February 4, 3:00 ●●3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Young Blood, Part II. Mozart: Quartet in B-flat K172; Arriaga: Quartet No.1 in d; Schubert: Quartet in g D173. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. ; (sr); (st). On period instruments. ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Organ Music for Candlemas. Works by Lemare, Finzi, Alain, and Hindemith. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●4:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. The Power of the Piano, the Passion of Strings! Taneyev: Piano Quintet in g Op.30. Piano Hall, 157 Main St. S., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. . Reception to follow. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Canadian Jazz Quartet: Frank Wright, vibes; Don Vickery, drums; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Pat Collins, bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920- 5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●7:00: Show One Productions. George Li, Piano. Silver medalist in the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition. Haydn: Piano Sonata in b HobXVI:32; Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in b-flat Op.35; Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli; Liszt: Consolation No.3 in E; Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in C-sharp. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. and up. POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBA. LAND’S END ENSEMBLE Schoenberg by Webern SUN. FEB. 04 @ GALLERY 345 www.NewMusicConcerts.com A. Concerts in the GTA ●●8:00: New Music Concerts. Land’s End Ensemble. H. Lee: Imaginary Garden VII; Clarke: Delirium Nocturnum; Ricketts: Graffiti Songs; Schoenberg (arr. Webern): Kammersymphonie Op.9 (Quintet version). Land’s End Ensemble (John Lowry, violin; Beth Root Sandvoss, cello; Suzanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano); James Campbell, clarinet, Robert Aitken, flute. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 961-9594. ; (sr/arts workers); (st). 7:15pm: pre-concert talk. Tuesday February 6 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. See Feb 1. Also Feb 9, 11(2pm), 17, 21, 23. February 6 at 8pm ALEXEI LUBIMOV ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Alexei Lubimov, Piano. Mozart: Sonata in D K311; Adagio in b K540; Beethoven: Sonata No.7 in D Op.10 No.3; Stravinsky: Sonata (1924); Debussy: Nine Preludes, Book 1: nine selections. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. -; (st, full time). ●●9:00: Burdock. Gilliam, Milmine, Pottie. Music from their CD “Entangled Pathways” and other new works. Bill Gilliam, piano; Kayla Milmine, soprano sax; Ambrose Pottie, percussion. 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033. /(adv). Wednesday February 7 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Brahms Clarinet Quintet. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b Op.115. Dionysis Grammenos, clarinet; Ensemble Made In Canada. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:15: Hope United Church. Noontime Concert Series. Saehae Bae, pianist. 2550 Danforth Ave. 416-691-9682. Free. Religious service. Refreshments provided. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recitals: William Maddox. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. MOZART THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO FEB 7 – 24 coc.ca ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. Music by W. A. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Konstanze); Mauro Peter, tenor (Belmonte); Claire de Sévigné (Blonde); Owen McCausland, tenor (Pedrillo), Goran Jurić, bass (Osmin); Wajdi Mouawad, director; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Also Feb 10, 13, 16, 18(2pm), 22, 24(4:30pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Vocalis (Graduate Singers Series): Winternächte - Lieder über Träume und Sehnsucht (Winter Nights - Songs of Dreams and Longing). Mia Bach and Marje Zschiesche Stock, curators. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. Thursday February 8 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Sighs, Tears, Desire. Liszt: Three Sonnets of Petrarch; Zemlinsky: Six Songs after Poems by Maeterlinck; Duparc: Three Songs. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio,. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: DMA Competition Winner - Rudin Lengo, Piano. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.31 in A-flat Op.110; Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Spotlight Series: Christina Petrowska Quilico, Piano. Global Sirens: a recital dedicated to women composers from around the world. Works by Fromm-Michaels, Schmitz-Gohr, Gentile, Backes, Boulander, Rainier, Eckhardt-Grammatte, Tailleferre and others. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●1:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz @ Midday: Adrian Farrugia Quartet. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●2:00: Orchardviewers. Ezra Duo. Toronto Public Library, Northern District, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. Room 224. ●●7:00: Brampton Folk Club. Openhearted. Rebecca Phillips, Sylvia Genders and Sally Campbell. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington St. E., Brampton. 905- 791-4055. Free with museum admission. ●●7:30: Toronto Chapter of American Harp Society. Russian Harpist, Sasha Boldachev. Andres: Parvis. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Concerto Competition Winners in Concert with the York University Symphony Orchestra. Mark Chambers, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Clarinet: Dominic Desautels, clarinet with Ben Smith, piano. Brahms: Sonata; Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata; Berg: Four Pieces. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Get The Led Out. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -. A RECORDER ROMP FEB 8–11, 2018 JEANNE LAMON HALL, TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE tafelmusik.org ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Recorder Romp. Works by van Eyck, Vivaldi and Telemann. Alison Melville, recorder soloist; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -7. 7pm: pre-concert chat. ●●8:00: Tapestry Opera. TAP EX: Forbidden. Music by Afarin Mansouri; libretto by Donna- Michelle St. Bernard. Neema Bickersteth, soprano; Shirin Eskandani, mezzo; Alexander Hajek, baritone; Saye Sky, Farsi rapper/ spoken-word artist; Michael Shannon, conductor. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066 x243. . Also Feb 9, 10, 11(4pm). ●●8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Peasant Cantata and All the Diamonds. Music by J. S. Bach and others. Patricia O’Callaghan, soprano; Giles Tomkins, bass-baritone. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410- 4561. -. Opens Feb 8, 8:00pm. Runs to Feb 10. Thurs-Sat(8:00pm), Sat(2:00pm). 44 | February 1 - March 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

THE PEASANT CANTATA by Johann Sebastian Bach ALL THE DIAMONDS Songs and Poems Inspired by the Night Sky A mid-winter cabaret to warm the soul 8, 9 & 10 February 2018 Friday February 9 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Saint-Saëns and Gershwin. Lisa Tahara and Victor Cheng, piano 4 hands. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. See Feb 1. Also Feb 11(2pm), 17, 21, 23. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. 3, 2, 1 Dance! Tedd Robinson, Robert Desrosiers, Yvonne Ng, Robert Glumbek and Jasmyn Fyffe. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony. Wilson: Sang!; Kulesha: Dance Suite for Concert Band; Stetner: Under the Buttefly’s Wing; Kuster: Interior; Maslanka: St. Francis and other works. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Exoria: Songs of Exile. Ensemble Rebetika. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/ st/member). ●●8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Cowboy Junkies. Alt country/folk/blues/rock. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Main Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681- 6000. . Series discount available. ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Michael Kaeshammer, Piano. Works from the album No Filter. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Recorder Romp. Works by van Eyck, Vivaldi and Telemann. Alison Melville, recorder soloist; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -7. 7pm: pre-concert chat. ●●8:00: Tapestry Opera. TAP EX: Forbidden. See Feb 8. Also Feb 10, 11(4pm). THE PEASANT CANTATA by Johann Sebastian Bach ALL THE DIAMONDS Songs and Poems Inspired by the Night Sky A mid-winter cabaret to warm the soul 8, 9 & 10 February 2018 ●●8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Peasant Cantata and All the Diamonds. Music by J. S. Bach and others. Patricia O’Callaghan, soprano; Giles Tomkins, bass-baritone. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410- 4561. -. Opens Feb 8, 8:00pm. Runs to Feb 10. Thurs-Sat(8:00pm), Sat(2:00pm). ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mike” set-up, hosted by the improv studios of Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Saturday February 10 THE PEASANT CANTATA by Johann Sebastian Bach ALL THE DIAMONDS Songs and Poems Inspired by the Night Sky A mid-winter cabaret to warm the soul 8, 9 & 10 February 2018 ●●2:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Peasant Cantata and All the Diamonds. Music by J. S. Bach and others. Patricia O’Callaghan, soprano; Giles Tomkins, bass-baritone. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410- 4561. -. Opens Feb 8, 8:00pm. Runs to Feb 10. Thurs-Sat(8:00pm), Sat(2:00pm). ●●4:30: Royal Conservatory. Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●7:00: Music at St. Andrew’s. Goin’ Back to New Orleans: Mardi Gras 2018. Patrick Telvin’s Magnolia Brass Band and Friends; Patrick Tevlin, trumpet; Jacqueline Chia, trombone; Paul Neufeld, sousaphone; Jordan Klapman, music director and piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. . ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. See Feb 7. Also Feb 13, 16, 18(2pm), 22, 24(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Norma. Bellini. In concert with piano accompaniment. Antonina Ermolenko, soprano (Norma); Shantelle Przybylo, soprano (Adalgisa); Paul Williamson, tenor (Pollione); Andrew Tees, baritone (Oroveso); Fabian Arciniegas, tenor (Flavio); Daniela Agostino, mezzo (Clotilde); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416- 455-2365. . ●●8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Michael Kaeshammer. Jazz piano. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Main Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. .50. Series discount available. ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert #3. Moussorgsky: Dawn on the Moskva River (from “Khovanshchina”); Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 in b “Pathétique”; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d. Corey Gemell, violin. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416- 879-5566. and up; (sr/st); free(under 12). 7:15pm: pre-concert talk. ●●8:00: Electric Bond Opera Ensemble. Another Sunrise and Farewell, Auschwitz. Music by Jake Heggie. Libretto by Gene Scheer. Sara Schabas, soprano; Georgia Burashko, mezzo; Sean Watson, baritone; Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Michael Shannon, conductor; Aaron Willis, stage director. Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst St. 416-781-3511. ; (arts/ under 36); (under 18). Also Feb 11(2pm). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Preludes & Rhapsodies: Buzz Brass Quintet. Matt Herskowitz and Kara Huber, piano; Antoine Malette-Chenier, harp. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●8:00: Greenbank Folk Music Society. Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar. Opening act: Ben Sures. Greenbank Hall, 19965 Highway #12, Greenbank. 905-985-8351. . ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. The Will of Life: Chinese New Year Celebration. Vincent Ho: Rejuvenation: A Taoist Journey; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 Op.26; Nielsen: Symphony No.4 Op.29 “The Inextinguishable”. Kristian Alexander, conductor; Wu Man, pipa; Yi Qin, narrator; Leonid Nediak, piano. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Cathedral Bluffs SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Norman Reintamm Artistic Director/Principal Conductor Saturday February 10, 2018 8 pm TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor with violinist COREY GEMMELL SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT 3 | TICKETS: from adult senior/student children under age 12 are free ORDER ONLINE OR BY PHONE P.C. HoTheatre 5183 Sheppard Ave E (1 block east of Markham Rd), Scarborough PRE-CONCERT TALK starts at 7:15 pm cathedralbluffs.com | 416.879.5566 thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2018 | 45

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