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Volume 24 Issue 5 - February 2019

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  • February
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In this issue: A prize that brings lustre to its laureates (and a laureate who brings lustre to the prize); Edwin Huizinga on the journey of Opera Atelier's "The Angel Speaks" from Versailles to the ROM; Danny Driver on playing piano in the moment; Remembering Neil Crory (a different kind of genius)' Year of the Boar, Indigeneity and Opera; all this and more in Volume 24 #5. Online in flip through, HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday Jan 31.

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●●7:30: Gallery 345. Dennis Kwok Jazz Orchestra. Original works; selections from upcoming album. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822- 9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●7:30: Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. See Feb 1. Also Feb 7, 8, 9(2pm & 7:30pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jazz: U of T 12tet. Terry Promane, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 978-3750. Free. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms and Dvořák. Morawetz: Carnival Overture (side-by-side with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra); Brahms: Double Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.6. Jonathan Crow, violin; Joseph Johnson, cello; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-1.50. Also Feb 7, 9. Thursday February 7 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Blood Tides. Kaha:wi Dance Theatre. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Plagiarism and Theft. Bach-Busoni: Chaconne; Godowsky: Studies on Chopin’s Etudes; Ravel: La Valse. Younggun Kim, piano. 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: Rob Simms: A. Concerts in the GTA Tanbur and Setar Solos. Accolade East Building, YU, Room 235, 4700 Keele St. 647-459- 0701. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. See Feb 5. Also Feb 9, 13, 15, 17(2pm), 21, 23(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. See Feb 1. Also Feb 8, 9(2pm & 7:30pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. What Makes It Great?® with Rob Kapilow: The Music of Duke Ellington. U of T Jazz Orchestra; Gordon Goote, director; Rob Kapilow, host. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Concerto Competition Winners in Concert. 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: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. La Bohème. Music by Puccini. Romulo Delgado, tenor (Rodolfo); Shantelle Przybylo, soprano (Mimì); Denis Mastromonaco, music director; David Ambrose, stage director. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. - . Also Feb 9. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Tempestuous Violin. Scheidt: Battalia; Locke: Music for The Tempest; Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 violins in a. Elisa Citterio, violin; Enrico Onofri, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. and up. Also Feb 8, 9, 10(mat), 12(at THE TEMPESTUOUS VIOLIN Feb 7–10, 2019 Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre tafelmusik.org George Weston Recital Hall). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms and Dvořák. Morawetz: Carnival Overture (side-by-side with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra); Brahms: Double Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.6. Jonathan Crow, violin; Joseph Johnson, cello; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-1.50. Also Feb 6, 9. Friday February 8 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Jean-Luc Therrien, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●1:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Singfest. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●6:30: Toronto Reference Library. Hope: Suubi Fusion Troupe. Featuring authentic African instruments, drama, dance & music. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. ●●7:30: Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. See Feb 1. Also Feb 9(2pm & 7:30pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Wind Symphony. Kulesha: Overture for Concert Band; Grainger: Lads of Wamphray March; Clark: Groove; Holst: Second Suite for Military Band in f Op.28 No.2; Stamp: Bandancing; and other works. Mac- Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st); free(UofT st). FOUR NEW WORKS THEARRAYENSEMBLE Performs World Premieres FEB 8, 8PM arraymusic.ca ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Four New Works. Works by Marielle Groven, Christopher Mayo, Francis Ubertelli and Christina Volpini. Array Ensemble. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647- 385-2068. . PWYC. 7pm: Artists’ Talks. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Johannes Debus Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute K620; Mozart: Flute Concerto No.1 in G K313; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in e Op.64. Emily Phernambuq, flute; Johannes Debus, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -60. Prelude Recital at 6:45pm; Pre-concert Talk at 7:15pm. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Tempestuous Violin. See Feb 7. Also Feb 9, 10(3:30pm), 12(George Weston Recital Hall). 42 | February 1 – March 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soirée. Improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up. Casey Sokol, host. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Performers and observers welcome. Saturday February 9 ●●2:00: Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. See Feb 1. Also Feb 9(7:30pm). ●●4:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. See Feb 5. Also Feb 13, 15, 17(2pm), 21, 23(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. See Feb 1. ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Tribute to Claude Nougaro. Bernard Dionne and Philippe Flahaut. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/st); (members). ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. The Fountains of Rome. Respighi: Fontana di Roma; Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra in e Op.125; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances Op.45. Andrew Ascenzo, cello; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -; (sr); (under 30). 7:15pm pre-concert recital; 7:30pm pre-concert talk; intermission discussion with Andrew Ascenzo & Michael Berec. Post-concert complimentary glass of champagne. ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. La Bohème. Music by Puccini. Romulo Delgado, tenor (Rodolfo); Shantelle Przybylo, soprano (Mimì); Denis Mastromonaco, music director; David Ambrose, stage director. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. - . Also Feb 7. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Hilario Durán and His Latin Jazz Big Band with Horacio “El Negro” Hernández and Sarita Levya’s Rumberos. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -0. Pre-concert talk at 7pm. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Tempestuous Violin. See Feb 7. Also Feb 10(3:30pm), 12(George Weston Recital Hall). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms and Dvořák. Morawetz: Carnival Overture (side-by-side with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra); Brahms: Double Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.6. Jonathan Crow, violin; Joseph Johnson, cello; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-1.50. Also Feb 6, 7. Sunday February 10 ●●1:00: Opticianado. Brian Blain. 2919 Dundas St. W. 416-604-2020. Free. ●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Elektra. See Feb 6. Also Feb 12, 16(4:30pm), 22. ●●2:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Pictures in Sound. Rossini: William Tell Overture; Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé; Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons. Matthew Jones, conductor. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (child). ●●2:00: Gallery 345. Ivana Popovic: Bushes and Bombshelters CD Release. Popovic: original works. Ivana Popovic, violin; Perry Maher, piano; Jesse Dietschi, double bass, Saman Shahi, piano, Stuart Mutch, cello and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781 or 647-515-4727. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Young Artists’ Showcase. York Dance Academy; Maria Milenic, mezzo; Miles Twins, singers/songwriters; Ellie Sievers, violin. Old Town Hall, 460 Botsford St., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. (family); ; (st). MOZART’S PARTY FEBRUARY 10, 2019 | 3PM SERENADES OF A MASTER ●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Mozart’s Party: Serenades of a Master. Mozart: Gran Partita; Piano Trio K548; and Young Composers Program Composition. Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; TSO musicians; Rebanks Fellows and senior students of the Glenn Gould School. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (under 30); (st). ●●3:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Winter Classics. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 (Mvt 1); Schumann: Piano Concerto (Mvt 1); Dvořák: Cello Concerto (Mvt 1); Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1. Godwin Friesen, piano; J.J. Bui, piano; Eena Yoon, cello; David Fallis, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-238-0015. -. ●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. From Russia with Brass. The Festive Overture, The Procession of the Nobles, Polovtsian Dances and others. Philip Smith, conductor and trumpet soloist. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50; (sr); (st). ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. The Tempestuous Violin. See Feb 7. Also Feb 12(George Weston Recital Hall). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Fireworks. Andrew Adair, organ. Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●4:00: St. Olave’s Church. Music of Handel. Choral Evensong for the Queen’s Accession. Handel: Zadok the Priest; Vaughan Williams: O Taste and See; Smith of Durham: Responses; Stanford: Canticles. Schola Ecclesiam. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions SUN 10 FEB AT 4 Choral Evensong for the Queen’s Accession with Schola Ecclesiam plus Royal Festive Tea and THE MUSIC OF HANDEL An illustrated music feature with the Choir’s director Clement Carelse appreciated. Followed by Royal Festive Tea and a talk by Clement Carelse on Handel’s music for royal occasions. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Alison Au Trio. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920- 5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●7:00: Rosedale United Church. Rosedale In Love. Works by Sondheim, Bernstein, Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Loewe. Laurie Hurst, soprano; Brett Polegato, baritone; Robert Kortgaard, piano. 159 Roxborough Dr. 416-924-0725. /(adv). Rosedale United Church Presents ROSEDALE IN LOVE 7 PM FEB 10 Baritone BRETT POLEGATO Soprano LAURIE HURST Monday February 11 ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: The Christina and Louis Quilico Awards. 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. No late seating. Extended performance to 7:30pm. Tuesday February 12 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2019 | 43

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