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Volume 23 Issue 5 - February 2018

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  • Toronto
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Markham. 905-305-7469.

Markham. 905-305-7469. -; (sr); (youth). 7:15pm pre-concert recital; 7:30pm pre-concert talk; intermission discussion with Wu Man and Leonid Nediak. ●●8:00: Kingston Road Village Concert Series. Will You Be My Valentine? A Romantic Evening of Jazz! Alex Samaras, Robin Dann, Colleen Allen and friends. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699- 6091. ; free(under 12). ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. A Musical Treat for Valentines. Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet; Bernstein: West Side Story; and other works. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -; -(sr); (youth); (15 and under); 0(family). ●●8:00: Music Gallery/Native Women in the Arts. Mother Tongue. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members). A. Concerts in the GTA ●●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 9, 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). Sunday February 11 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Men’s Chorus. I Choo-Choo-Choose You! Non-traditional Valentine’s Cabaret. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 519-305-1351 or 416-363-5299 (reservations). cover. Brunch. Also 6:00(dinner). ●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. See Feb 1. Also Feb 17, 21, 23. ●●2:00: 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 10(8pm). ●●2:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Kids ‘N Klassics. Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets; Saint-Saëns: Dance Macabre; Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King; Frère Jacques. Matisse and Alex Blundell, trumpets; Mimico Children’s Choir. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (child). ●●3:00: Gallery 345. Friends Before Facebook. Works by Brahms, R. & C. Schumann and Beethoven. Leslie Ting, violin; Lydia Munchinsky, cello; Kathryn Tremills, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/ st/arts worker); (under 12). Cash only. ●●3:00: Hart House. Crossing Borders. Classical and popular music for piano. Luke Welch, piano. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. ●●3:00: Shaftesbury Salon Series. A Thousand Kisses Deep. Songs by Leonard Cohen, Kurt Weill and others. Patricia O’Callaghan, voice; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Andrew Downing, double bass. Atrium, 21 Shaftesbury Ave. 416-519-7883 or 647-638-4234. . ●●3:00: Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society. A Big Canadian Hymn Sing. Dr. Fred Graham, Bev Killen, and Catherine Ambrose. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 905-824- 5578. Free. Refreshments at 2:30pm. ●●3:00: St. Paul’s Bloor Street. Andrew Adair, Organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free. ●●3:30: 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. 2:30pm: pre-concert chat. ●●4:00: St. Paul’s Church, Runnymede. Come To Fall in Love. Works by Holst, Bizet, Debussy and others. Fanfarones Wind Ensemble; John Liddle, conductor. 404 Willard Ave. 416-735-5772. ; (under 30); free(sr/ under 12). Silent auction: item viewing 2:30pm before concert & Feb 10 2-4pm. In support of church’s barrier-free upgrades. ●●4:00: Tapestry Opera. TAP EX: Forbidden. See Feb 8(8pm). ●●6:00: Canadian Men’s Chorus. I Choo- Choo-Choose You! Non-traditional Valentine’s Cabaret. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 519-305- 1351 or 416-363-5299 (reservations). cover. Dinner. Also 12:00(brunch). ●●7:00: Prater Ensemble. Kara Karaev 100 Concert: By Path of Thunder and Beauty. Narmina Afandiyeva, piano; Roufat Amiraliev, violin; Prater String Quartet. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-859-0955. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensembles. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●7:30: Victoria College Choir/Toronto School of Theology Choirs. In Concert. Sacred and secular music from the Renaissance and early Baroque periods. Guests: Toronto Consort; Taylor Sullivan, Swee Hong Lim and David Fallis, conductors. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-585- 4521. Free. Plug In Sunday February 11 2018 8pm Concert Koerner Hall ESPRIT ORCHESTRA espritorchestra.com ●●8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Plug In. Astapov: Hear My Voice; Chin: Mannequin; Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds; Evangelista: Symphonie minute; Ricketts: Lilt. Jennifer Nichols, choreographer and dancer; Alex Pauk, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. - ; -(sr); -(under 30); - (st). 7:15pm: Pre-concert chat. Tuesday February 13 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: unmoored/stories that move. Peggy Baker, dancer; Sarah Chase, choreographer. 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: 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. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music @ Midday: Student Showcase. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. See Feb 7. Also Feb 16, 18(2pm), 22, 24(4:30pm). ●●9:00: Horseshoe Tavern. Thompson Egbo- Egbo Trio. Selections from the new album A New Standard. 370 Queen St. W. 416-598- 4226. Free. Wednesday February 14 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: The Truth About Love. Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Rachel Andrist, piano. 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. Wayne Carroll with Samuel Bisson (Cello) Feb. 14 Thomas Fitches Feb. 28 organixconcerts.ca 18 A Music Series unlike any other www.organixconcerts.ca ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Wayne Carroll, organ; Samuel Bisson, cello. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Basically Basie Big. Basie Plays Bublé. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●7:30: Maureen Batt Presents. Crossing Borders: Mission: Compassion. Works by Bauer, Shahi, Arden, Pearce, Pierson, and others. Maureen Batt, soprano; Cheryl Duvall, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647- 290-7970. ; (st/arts workers). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. UofT Concert Orchestra. Paul Widner, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Rockin’ The Paradise: Styx Tribute Show. Jim Vignato, Carmen Speizele, Butch McCracken, Kevin Mazey, Michael Baranski and Chris Iazzetta. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. 46 | February 1 - March 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Ian Bostridge with Julius Drake VALENTINE’S DAY! WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 8PM PRE-CONCERT TALK 7PM KOERNER HALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 WWW.PERFORMANCE.RCMUSIC.CA ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Vocal Concerts: Ian Bostridge with Julius Drake. Schubert: Lieder. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Pre-concert talk at 7pm. Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR Feb 14 & 15 at 8:00pm TSO.CA ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet. Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Folk Songs; Glière: Harp Concerto in E-flat Op.74; Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet (arr. Davis). Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harp; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 872-4255. .75–8.00. Also Feb 15. Thursday February 15 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Russian Romance. Works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and others. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio. 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. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Teng Li, Viola and Lydia Wong, Piano. Primrose: Viola transcriptions of works from a variety of composers. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. World @ Midday: Katz Tollar. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. Comes Love: A Valentine’s Day Concert. Vintage torch songs, timeless standards and classic love songs. Adi Braun Trio. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. . Advance registration required. ●●7:00: Opera Atelier. Harmonia Sacra. Huizinga: Inception (for solo violin) (premiere); works by Purcell; baroque dance; and other works. Edwin Huizinga, violin; Mireille Asselin, soprano; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Artists of Atelier Ballet Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg; Juri Hiraoka; Tyler Gledhill, dance and choreography; and others. Royal Ontario Museum, Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery, 100 Queen’s park. 416-703-3767 x222. . ●●7:30: Ken Page Memorial Trust/WholeNote Media Inc. Jim Galloway’s Wee Big Band. Celebrating the music of the swing era. Mike Murley, soprano sax; Martin Loomer, conductor. The Garage, CSI Building, 720 Bathurst St. 416-515-0200. . ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. UofT Jazz Orchestra. Gordon Foote, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Ken Whiteley & Freedom Thurs. February 15, 8pm auroraculturalcentre.ca 905 713-1818 ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Ken Whiteley & Freedom Blues. Featuring genrecrossing roots, blues, gospel and folk music. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet. Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Folk Songs; Glière: Harp Concerto in E-flat Op.74; Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet (arr. Davis). Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harp; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 872-4255. .75–8.00. Also Feb 14. Friday February 16 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Debussy: Préludes; Scriabin: Sonata No.4; Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Jialiang Zhu, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. See Feb 7. Also Feb 18(2pm), 22, 24(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre/Mississauga Music. Valentine’s Heat. Steady Rebels, Street Pharmacy, Uforia, The Celebration Army and Jungle Man Sam. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Vocalini. Performances by undergraduate voice performance majors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Seasons: Under the Indian Musical Sky. Constantinople; Shashank Subramanyam, flute. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; (Friends). Includes museum admission. Debut Performance Friday, February 16 th 8pm Aurora Cultural Centre Tickets @ door or by email Borealisbigband.com cash bar the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Healey Willan. Choirs of St. Thomas’s Anglican Church and the Church of St. Mary Magdalene; Matthew Larkin, Simon Walker and Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416- 531-7955. PWYC. ●●8:00: Classical Context. Ives and Bartók. Ives: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 & 4; Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances; Rhapsodie for Violin No.1. Alice Hong, violin; Andrew James Clark, piano. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 674-784-6229. PWYC. Also Feb 17(7pm, Heron Park Baptist Church). ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Hotel California: The Original Eagles Tribute Band. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. Leon Fleisher conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 8PM PRELUDE RECITAL 6:45PM PRE-CONCERT TALK 7:15PM KOERNER HALL Blues TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Four Skies, Four WWW.PERFORMANCE.RCMUSIC.CA ●●8:00: Borealis Big Band. Debut Performance of the Borealis Big Band. Charts by Hancock, Jobim, Mangione, Goodwin, Prima, Seltzer and Jones. Gord Shephard, band leader. Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-513-1818. . ●●8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Willan 50. A concert to celebrate ● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Leon Fleisher Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Beethoven: Overture to Egmont; Sibelius: Symphony No.1 in e; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs. Guests: Joaquin Valdepeñas, sine nomine Ensemble for Medieval Music Le Manuscrit du Roi Friday, February 16, 8 pm Trinity College Chapel 6 Hoskin Avenue Tickets / 416-978-8849 tickets.harthouse.ca Information 416-638-9445 sinenominetoronto@gmail.com thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2018 | 47

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