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Volume 24 Issue 5 - February 2019

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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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OperaYork Mozart Don Giovanni March 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm March 3, 2019 at 2 pm Geoffrey Butler, Music Director, Penny Cookson, Stage Director Tickets: 905 787. 8811 • online: rhcentre.ca Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Elmer Iseler Singers Lydia Adams, Conductor Present Fri. March 1, 2019 @ 7:30pm Eglinton St. George’s United Church & Night & The Sea Above, The Sky Below & Paquita. Music by Igor Stravinsky, Matthew Pierce, Ludwig Minkus and Riccardo Drigo, and Gustav Mahler. Julia Adam, Robert Binet and Christopher Stowell, choreographers. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. and up. Opens Mar 1, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 21. Days and times vary; visit national.ballet.ca for details. ●●7:30: Opera York. Don Giovanni. Music by Mozart. Geoffrey Butler, music director; Penny Cookson, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -0. Also Mar 3(2pm). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. DJ Skratch Bastid, DJ Nu-Mark, and Friends. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●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 March 2 ●●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. The Snow Queen. See Feb 28. Also Mar 2(7:30pm); 3(2pm). ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Apollo & Night & The Sea Above, The Sky Below & Paquita. See Mar 1. Also Mar 2(7:30pm); 3(2pm). ●●7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. The Snow Queen. See Feb 28. Also Mar 3(2pm). ●●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Folk Melodies. Andrew Chung, conductor. Church of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. 647-970-8057. ; (st). A. Concerts in the GTA LE COMTE ORY Something Funny is Happening at the Castle! MARCH 2 | 7:30pm www.domoneyartists.com ●●7:30: DAM Concert Opera. Le Comte Ory. Music by Rossini. Caitlin Wood, soprano; Marjorie Maltais, mezzo; Maria Soulis, mezzo; Asitha Tennekoon, tenor; Dion Mazerolle, baritone; Clarence Frazer, baritone; François Racine, stage director/host/narrator; Nicole Bellamy, music director/piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-800 -838-3006 or brownpapertickets.com. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Jubilate Singers. Home. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-485- 1988. ; (sr); (st); free(under 13). ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Memories of Louis Jannetta and the Imperial Room. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●7:30: MCS Chorus Mississauga. Mozart’s Legacy. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass and Salve Jon Washburn Conductor Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m. Pre-concert chat at 7:15 p.m. with Nell Snaidas, Ronnie Malley, & Daphna Mor Sharing in Vancouver Chamber Choir’s Music Sea to Sea: The Farewell Tour 416-217-0537 elmeriselersingers.com Convivencia: Music Across Three Faiths Grace Church on-the-Hill 300 Lonsdale Rd. (416) 763-1695 torontochamberchoir.ca 50 | February 1 – March 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

Regina. MCS Chamber Choir; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Megan Quick, mezzo; Ryan Downey, tenor; Joel Allison, bass; MCS Chamber Orchestra. First United Church (Mississauga), 151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; (st under 18). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Apollo & Night & The Sea Above, The Sky Below & Paquita. See Mar 1. Also Mar 3(2pm). ●●7:30: Northwinds Concerts. Encircling the World: Flutes. Musical traditions from Canada’s First Nations, China, the Arab world, Peru and early Western Europe. Barbara Croall, pipigwan; Ernie Tollar, ney; Ernesto Cardeñas, quena & sikus; Dora Wang, dizi & xun; Alison Melville, recorder & traverso. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. bemusednetwork.com/events/detail/498. ; (sr); (st/arts). ●●7:30: Oleg Samokhin. In Concert. Beethoven: Sonata f Op.2 No.1; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes Op.13; Schubert: Sonata G Op.78. Oleg Samokhin, piano. St. Luke’s Parish Church, 39 Green Lane, Thornhill. 647-296-6851 or brownpapertickets.com/ event/4056351. -. ●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Gesualdo in Holy Week. Gesualdo: Telebrae Responsories; and other works. Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church, 131 McCaul St. 416-286-9798 or boxoffice.tallischoir.com. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Wajd: Songs of Separation with Performance by Rumi Canada. Whirling dervishes accompanied by traditional Sufi music; screening of the documentary Wajd. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; (sr/st); (friends of the museum). Includes same-day Museum admission (redeem at Ticket Desk). SINFONIA TORONTO VALERIE MILOT, Harpist March 2 • 8 pm Mahler, Shostakovich, Mozetich, Hovhannes ●●8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Convivencia: Music Across Three Faiths. Music from Medieval and Renaissance Spain. Sephardic folk songs, classical Arabic melodies, and Spanish polyphony. Lucas Harris, lute/conductor; Nell Snaidas, guest curator/voice/guitar; Ronnie Malley, oud/voice; Daphna Mor, recorder/ney/voice; Ben Grossman, percussion. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. ; (sr); .50(under 30). 7:15pm: Pre-concert chat with Nell Snaidas, Ronnie Malley and Daphna Mor. Sunday March 3 ●●1:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Padideh Ahrarnejad Ensemble and Friends. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free(ticket required). ●●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. The Snow Queen. See Feb 28. ●●2:00: Markham Concert Band. Let’s Dance! Jubilate singers Ballet, Waltzes and Swing. ‘Big Band Polka’, ‘El Bimbo’, ‘Flunky Jim’, Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier and other tunes. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st); free(under 12). ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Apollo & Night & The Sea Above, The Sky Below & Paquita. See Mar 1. ●●2:00: Opera York. Don Giovanni. Music by Mozart. Geoffrey Butler, music director; Penny Cookson, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -0. Also Mar 1(7:30pm). ●●3:00: Durham Chamber Orchestra. Classics: Past and Present. Beethoven: Romance in F; Paul Alexander: Peggy’s Medicine; Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1; Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No.2. The Young Singers; Royce Rich, violin; Carlos Bastidas, conductor. Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-493-4277. ; free(under 12). ●●3:00: Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra. Symphonic Classics. Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahm and Dvořák. Living Arts Centre, RBC Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. . ●●3:00: Music From Marlboro. In Concert. Haydn: Piano Trio in C; Kodály: Serenade Op.12; K. Ueno: Duo (Marlboro commission/ premiere); Ravel: Piano Trio in a. Robin Scott and Tessa Lark, violins; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Christoph Richter, cello; Zoltán Fejérvári, piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●3:00: Oakville Symphony. Young People’s Concert. Guests: Oakville Symphony Youth Orchestra. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-815-2021. ; (child/st). ●●3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Jan Lisiecki. Chopin: Two Nocturnes Op.55; Schumann: 4 Nachtstücke Op.23; Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Rachmaninov: Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie Op.3; Chopin: Nocturne No.19 in e Op.72 No.1; Chopin: Scherzo No.1 in b Op.20. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -120. ●●3:00: St. Paul’s Bloor Street Anglican Church. Organ Concert. Hanné Becker, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free. ●●3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. Spirited Strings: Music for Violin and Guitar. Paganini: Sonata in a for violin and guitar; Rebay: Sonata in e for violin and guitar; Falla: Spanish Dance (arr. Kreisler/Kolk; Suite Populaire Espagnole; Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango; Roux: Soledad. Laurence Kayaleh, violin; Michael Kolk, guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st). ●●3:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Perchance to Dream. Music by Ivor Novello. Lynn Isnar; Cian Horrobin; Eugenia Dermentzis, mezzo; Caitlin McCaughey, soprano; Peter Tiefenbach, music director and piano. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -. 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON Celebrating our Noa and Mira Awad SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 8PM KOERNER HALL 50th Anniversary WCC AT THE OSCARS SUN, MAR 3, 2019 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 www.rcmusic.com/performance ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Noa and Mira Awad. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Heavenly Harp. Mahler: Adagietto; Hovhaness: Concerto for Harp and String Orchestra; Mozetich: El Dorado for Harp and Strings; Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony Op.118a. Valerie Milot, harp; Nurhan Arman, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-499- 0403 or online at sinfoniatoronto.ca. ; (sr); (st). Home A concert of music to warm the heart Sat. March 2, 7:30 pm Eastminster United Church jubilatesingers.ca Michael Kolk Laurence Kayaleh spirited strings Sunday March 3, 3pm SyrinxConcerts.ca WYCHWOODCLARINETCHOIR.COM ●●3:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. WCC at the Oscars. Gershwin: An American in Paris; Mozart: Adagio from Gran Partita; Bernstein: Tonight from West Side Story; Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow; Loewe: I Could Have Danced All Night. Michele Jacot, conductor. Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair Ave. W. 647-292-4204 or wychwoodchoir.com. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Music by Bach. Andrew Adair, organ. thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2019 | 51

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