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Volume 23 Issue 5 - February 2018

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Granz. Cécile McLorin

Granz. Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Jon Faddis, trumpet; Jimmy Greene, saxophone; Michael Dease, trombone; Kenny Washington, drums. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868- 9177. -0; (st). Saturday February 17 ●●2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Sing-Along Musicals. Selections from The King and I, Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, and other works. Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir; John Morris Russell, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Feb 16, 17(both at 8pm). ●●7:30: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. Viva Voce! Choral Series: Avanti Singers. Rachel Rensink-Hoff, conductor. St. Thomas Anglican Church (St. Catharines), 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines. 905-684-2339. ; (sr/ st); (eyeGo). ●●7:30: Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival. Gala Evening: Double Portrait. Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap, pianos. Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 289-868-9177. -5. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Sing-Along Musicals. Selections from The King and I, Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, and other works. Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir; John Morris Russell, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Feb 16(8pm), 17(2:30pm). Sunday February 18 ●●3:00: Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival. Canadian Jazz Lions & Canadian Jazz Master Awards. Carol Welsman, vocals; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; Mike Murley, saxophone; Robi Botos, piano; Dave Young, bass; Jim Doxas, drums. Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the- Lake. 289-868-9177. . ●●4:00: All-Canadian Jazz Port Hope. Nick Maclean Quartet: Cobourg CD Release featuring Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Jesse Dietschi, string bass; Tyler Goertzen, drums. The Loft Cinema, 201 Division St., Cobourg. 905-372- 2210 or 1-855-372-2210. . ●●4:30: Music At St. Thomas’. A New-York Based Organist in Concert in Belleville. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G BWV541; Chorale Prelude “Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele” BWV654; Pièce d’orgue BWV572; Passacaglia BWV582; Briggs: Improvisation. David Briggs, organ. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church (Belleville), 201 Church St., Belleville. 613-962-3636. Admission by donation. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Joseph Petric, Accordion & Douglas Perry, Viola. Bach: English Suite; Gamba Sonata No.1; Rameau: Pieces de Clavecin (selections); Soler: Sonata. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). Wednesday February 21 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrews. Konrad Harley, Organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. B. Concerts Beyond the GTA 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Friday February 23 ●●7:30: Kingston Community Strings. In Concert. Holst: Brook Green Suite; Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies; Telemann: Concerto for Two Violas. Jennifer Tindale, cello; Doug Handforth, violin and viola. Christ Church Cataraqui Parish Centre, 990 Sydenham Rd., Kingston. 613-547-3633. . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Music Between the Wars. Bax: Oboe Quintet; Bliss: Oboe Quintet; Schulhoff: String Quartet No.1. James Mason, oboe; Factory Arts Quartet: Andrew Chung, Julie Baumgartel, violins; Jody Davenport, viola; Ben Bolt- Martin, cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Manhattans. Nick Maclean Quartet featuring Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Jesse Dietschi, string bass; Tyler Goertzen, drums. 951 Gordon St., Guelph. 519-767-2440. PWYC. Saturday February 24 ●●10:30am: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tiger in the Well. Kait Taylor, storyteller; KWS Musicians. Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, 36 King St. W., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). Also Mar 3(Waterloo Region Museum, Kitchener); 24(Elmira). ●●2:00: Peterborough Singers. Greatest Hits: Celebrating 25 Years of Song. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor and Sydney Birrell, conductors; Liza McLennan, cello; Jacob Abrahamse, tenor; Carl Christensen, bass; Andrew Tees, bass; Matthew Larkin, organ; Steve McCracken, saxophone; David Goyette, master of ceremonies. Emmanuel (George St.) United Church, 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ; (under 30); (st). ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. New Canadian Global Music Orchestra. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (st). ●●7:30: Serenata Choir. Cabaret and Silent Auction. Gary Heard, conductor. Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, 16164 Highway #12, Midland. 705-526-6800. ; (for two). Sunday February 25 ●●2:30: Duet Club of Hamilton. Celebrating the Piano. Erika Reiman; Ken Gee; Jianhan Wu. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-304-8945. ; (sr/ st); free(under 13). ●●2:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. The Mouse, the Ant, and the Antelopes. Emerita Emerencia, story-teller and animator. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613- 533-2424. ; (st). Recommended for Grades JK-4. Post-concert workshop. ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Nordic Impressions. Sibelius: Finlandia; John Williams: The Five Sacred Trees, Concerto for Bassoon; Nielsen: Symphony No.4 “The Inextinguishable”. Anna Norris, bassoon; Matthew Kraemer, guest conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515- 0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st/ arts/child); (eyeGO). ●●3:00: Guelph Concert Band. Broadway Showstoppers. Selections from Frozen, Hamilton, Wicked, 42nd Street, Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and others. Patrick Stiles, vocals/piano; Bridget Walsh, violin; guests: Kelly Holiff and Jeigh Madjus, vocals. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. /.25(adv); (sr/st); (under 15/eyeGO). ●●3:30: Musicata/Spectrum Music. Return to Innocence. Original choral jazz music on the theme of innocence and childhood. Works by Graham, McCarroll-Butler, McBride and others. Jesse Dietchi, bass; Chris Pruden, piano; Bryan Allen, percussion; Musicata: Hamilton’s Voices; Roger Bergs, conductor. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 416-937- 6180. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Also Feb 24(Toronto). Monday February 26 ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. A Singer Must Die: The Words and Music of Leonard Cohen. A program including songs, readings and anecdotes. Art of Time Ensemble: Gregory Hoskins, Steven Page, Sarah Slean, and Tom Wilson, singers; Shaughnessey Bishop-Stall, Steve Heighton, Jonathan Garfinkel, Damian Rogers, and Karen Solle, readers; Andrew Burashko, artistic director. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613- 533-2424. ; (faculty/staff); (st). Tuesday February 27 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Karin Di Bella, piano. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. Free. Wednesday February 28 ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Noon Hour Concert: Sunabacka: Louis Riel’s Dream. Interdisciplinary presentation inspired by an unfinished collection of five paintings by the composer’s Métis grandmother. Karen Sunabacka: Mama’s Painting: Louis Riel’s Dream. Chapel, Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-8220 x24226. Free. Thursday March 1 ●●12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Music at Noon: Penderecki String Quartet. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-884- 1970 x2432. Free. ●●7:30: Southern Ontario Lyric Opera/ Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. La Traviata. Music by Verdi. Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Knox’s Galt Presbyterian Church, 2 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 905-681-6000. -. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Trio Tangere. Piazzolla: Fuga y misterioso; Debussy: Suite Bergamesque; Donkin: Three Short Stories; Ysayë: Sonata No.6; Maute: Cabana à sucre; and other works. Trio Tangere: Marc Djokic, violin, Jérôme Ducharme and Louis Trépanier, guitars. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Friday March 2 ●●12:00 noon: Music at First-St. Andrew’s United Church. Friday Lenten Noon Recital. Paul Merritt, organ. First-St. Andrew’s United Church (London), 350 Queens Ave., London. 519-679-8182. Free will offering. Lunch following . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto. Lutosławski: Overture for Strings; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat; Janáček: Taras Bulba; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn. Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Marzena Diakun, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 3. ●●8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Tender Land Opera. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x2432. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 3, 4(3pm). Saturday March 3 ●●10:30am: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tiger in the Well. Kait Taylor, storyteller; KWS Musicians. Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Rd., Kitchener. 519- 745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). Also Feb 24(Conrad Centre, Kitchener); Mar 24(Elmira). ●●7:30: Chorus Niagara. St. Matthew Passion. J.S. Bach. Talisker Players; Maeve Palmer, soprano; Lillian Brooks, mezzo; Zach Finkelstein and James McLean, tenors; and others. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 1-855-515-0722 or 905-688-0722. ; (sr); (under 30); (st); (child); (eyeGo). ●●8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Reincarnations. Guest: Catherine Robertson, piano. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-725-7548. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGO/child). Also Mar 4(3pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Waterloo). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto. Lutosławski: Overture for Strings; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat; Janáček: Taras Bulba; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn. Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Marzena Diakun, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 2. ●●8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Tender Land Opera. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x2432. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 2, 4(3pm). Sunday March 4 ●●3:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Reincarnations. Guest: Catherine Robertson, piano. St. John’s Lutheran (Waterloo), 22 Willow St., Waterloo. 519-725-7548. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGO/child). Also Mar 3(8pm, St. John the Evangelist Church, Kitchener). ●●3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Tender Land Opera. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x2432. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 2(8pm), 3(8pm). ●●7:00: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kingston). Tuskegee Golden Voices Concert Choir. Dr. Wayne A. Barr, director. 130 Clergy St. E., Kingston. 519-679-8182. . Workshop 2pm. Tuesday March 6 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation Music@Noon. Walter String 56 | February 1 - March 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Quartet: Vera Alexseeva and Anna Hughes, violins; Andrée Simard, viola; Gordon Cleland, cello. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. Free. Wednesday March 7 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Pianist Thomas Torok. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department ●●Burlington Performing Arts Centre. A Night at The Opera. Music from Act II of Bizet’s Carmen. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Lauren Margison, soprano; Richard Margison, tenor; Gary Relyea, bass-baritone; Robert Kortgaard, piano. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Main Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. .50. Feb 3, 8pm. ●●Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Celebration of Youth. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. Feb 2, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. - 5. Opens Jan 20, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 23. Days and times vary, visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Christoph Friedrich Bretzner with adaptations by Gottlieb Stephanie. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. - 5. Opens Feb 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 24. Days and times vary, visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Stage. Musica Nuda. Created by Petra Magoni and Ferrucio Spinetti. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368- 3110. -. Opens Feb 22, 8pm. Also Feb 23(7pm), Feb 24(8pm). ●●Coal Mine Theatre. Rumours, by Fleetwood Mac: A Coal Mine Concert. Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Ave. coalminetheatre.com. . Opens Feb 4, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Don Wright Faculty of Music. Pirates of Penzance. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W.S. Gilbert. Tyrone Paterson, music director; Theodore Baerg, stage director. First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Ave, London. 519-672-8800. ; (sr/st). Opens Jan 26, 8pm. Runs to Feb 4. Fri/Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●East Side Players. [title of show]. Music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell. Papermill Theatre, 67 Pottery Rd. 416-425- 0917. ; (st). Opens Feb 23, 8pm. Runs to Mar 10. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●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); C. Music Theatre of Music. Noon Hour Concert: Ice Is Cracking Under My Feet. Featuring traditional Finnish folk music and original compositions by members of Eva-Trio. Essi Wuorela, soprano; Vesa Norilo, cello; Anna-Karin Korhonen, kantele. Chapel, Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885- 8220 x24226. Free. ●●7:30: First-St. Andrew’s United Church. Tuskegee Golden Voices Concert Choir. Dr. Wayne A. Barr, director. First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Ave, London. 519- 679-8182. . These music theatre listings contain a wide range of music theatre types including opera, operetta, musicals and other performance genres where music and drama combine. Listings in this section are sorted alphabetically by presenter. (under 18). Feb 10(8pm). Also Feb 11(2pm). ●●Kempenfelt Community Players. Oliver! Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive, Georgian College Campus, Building C, Barrie. 705-739-4228. ; (sr/st). Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 18. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. The Wizard of Oz. Music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, book by L. Frank Baum. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Dec 8, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 18. Fri-Sat(7:30), Sat(3:30), Sun(12pm, 4pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Cabaret. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Feb 16, 7:30pm. Runs to May 6. Fri/ Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(4pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Mar 3, 7:30pm. Runs to May 13. Fri/ Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm/4pm). ●●Meadowvale Music Theatre. The Producers. Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from the film. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-615-4720. ; (sr/st). Opens Feb 16, 8pm. Runs to Feb 25. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Extra show Feb 24(2pm). ●●Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto. Chasing Rainbows: Louise Pitre Sings the Songs of Judy Garland. Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 115 Simpson Ave. 416-406-6228. . Feb 17, 7:30pm. ●●Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416- 872-1212. and up. Opens Feb 13, 8pm. Runs to Sep 2. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Musical Theatre Productions. Lovelash. Written by Terence Vince. The ARTS Project, 203 Dundas St, London. 519-642-2767. . Opens Feb 22, 8:00pm. Runs to Feb 24. Thurs- Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm). ●●National Ballet of Canada. Made in Canada. Music by Lubomyr Melnyk, Antonio Vivaldi, and Owen Belton. Robert Binet, James Kudelka, Crystal Pite, choreographers. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. -5. Opens Feb 28, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 4. Wed- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Opera by Request. Norma. Vincenzo Bellini with libretto by Felice Romani. 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. . Feb 10, 7:30pm. ●●Opera York. Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Geoffrey Butler, artistic director; Renee Salewski, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905- 787-8811. -; (st). Mar 2, 7:30pm. Also Mar 4(2pm). ●●Rose Theatre. Chasing Rainbows: Louise Pitre Sings the Songs of Judy Garland. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874- 2800. -. Feb 15, 8pm. ●●Ryleepuss Productions. The Drowsy Chaperone. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin. Uxbridge Music Hall, 16 Main St. S., Uxbridge. 416-702- 6604. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 14, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). Extra show Feb 24(2pm). ●●Scarborough Music Theatre. The Addams Family. Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, based on characters created by Charles Addams. Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267-9292. ; (sr/st); (ch). Opens Feb 1, 8pm. Runs to Feb 17. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Note: Feb 17 show at 2pm. ●●Soulpepper Concert Series. Prohibition, The Concert. Mike Ross, music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. -. Opens Feb 9, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 22. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details. ●●Southern Ontario Lyric Opera/Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. La Traviata. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Knox’s Galt Presbyterian Church, 2 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 905-681-6000. -. Mar 1, 7:30pm. ●●Southern Ontario Lyric Opera. Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci. Music by Puccini and Leoncavallo. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681- 6000. -. Mar 3, 7:30pm. ●●St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse. Music by Arthur Sullivan, lyrics by W. S. Gilbert. St. Anne’s Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. ; (sr/st). Opens Jan 26, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 4. Thurs/Fri(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Also Jan 27 at 7:30pm. ●●Symphony on the Bay. All the World’s a Stage. Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Applebaum: Three Stratford Fanfares; Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Bernstein: West Side Story, Selections for Orchestra; Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No.3 (1st Mvmt); and other works. Joshua Lee, violin, and Christina Bell, soprano; Tim Carroll, narrator; Claudio Vena, conductor. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; .50(sr); .50(16- 24); (under 16). Feb 18, 3pm. ●●Tarragon Theatre. Hamlet. Written by William Shakespeare, music by Thomas Ryder Payne. Richard Rose, stage director. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. ; (sr); (st). Previews begin Jan 2, 8pm. Runs to Feb 11. Tues- Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2:30pm). ●●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. . Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 11. Thurs- Sat(8pm), Sun(4pm). ●●Theatre Aurora. If/Then. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey. Theatre Aurora, 150 Henderson Dr, Aurora. 905-727-3669. ; $23(sr at box office); (st at box office). Opens Jan 25, 8pm. Runs to Feb 3. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Theatre Sheridan. Kiss Me, Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905-815-4049. . Opens Feb 13, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Tues-Thur(7:30pm), Fri-Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). Note: no show Feb 18.. ●●Toronto Masque Theatre. The Peasant Cantata/All the Diamonds. Music by J. S. Bach and others. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561. -. Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 10. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm). ●●TTSS Musical Theatre Ensemble. Jekyll & Hyde (The Musical) Highlights in Concert. Music by Wildhorn; lyrics by Bricusse. Linda Eyman, director. Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St.. 416-455-9238. ; (sr/st). ●●University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight. A preview of UofT Opera’s production of Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Mar 1, 12:10pm. ●●Unsung Heroes Productions. Sing for Tomorrow 5. Vaughan City Playhouse Theatre, 1000 New Westminster Dr, Thornhill. unsungheroesproductions.com. -. Opens Feb 6, 7:30pm. Also Feb 7, 8. ●●Voicebox/Opera in Concert. I due Figaro. Music by Saverio Mercadante. Beste Kalender, mezzo-soprano; Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Holly Chaplin, soprano; Nicholas Borg, baritone. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -. Feb 4, 2:30pm. ●●Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. The Tender Land. Music by Aaron Copland; libretto by Horace Everett; Anna Theodosakis, stage director; Leslie De’Ath, conductor. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x2432. ; (sr/st). Mar 2-3(8pm), 4(3pm). ●●York Symphony Orchestra. A Night at the Opera. Overtures and arias by Mozart, Donizetti, Bizet, Verdi, Rossini, Di Capua and Delibes. Carla-Grace Colaguori, soprano; Katerina Utochkina, mezzo; Zachary Rioux, tenor; Diego Catala, baritone. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416- 410-0860. ; $23(sr); (st). Feb 17, 8pm. Also Feb 18, 3pm. thewholenote.com February 1 - March 7, 2018 | 57

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