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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.

C. Music Theatre These

C. Music Theatre 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. ●●Canadian Children’s Opera Company. The Snow Queen. Music by Matthew King, libretto by Andrew McKinnon. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 28, 10am. Runs to Mar 3. Times vary. Visit canadianchildrensopera.com for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Elektra. Music by Richard Strauss, libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -0. Opens Jan 26, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 22. Days and times vary; visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Atom Agoyan, stage director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. -0. Opens Feb 5, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 21. Days and times vary; visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: On Shining Wings. Works by Wagner, Duparc, R. Strauss and others. Susan Bullock, soprano; Liz Upchurch, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. Feb 19, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Les Adieux: A Poetic Diary. Works by Schubert. Samuel Chan, baritone; Stéphane Mayer, fortepiano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Feb 20, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Les Adieux: Poèmes pour Mi. Lauren Eberwein, soprano; Rachael Kerr, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Feb 21, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Le Récital des Anges: Songs of Ian Cusson. Ian Cusson, piano/composer. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. Mar 5, 12pm. ●●Canadian Stage. Who We Are in the Dark. Music written and performed by Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara. Peggy Baker, concept, choreography and direction. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-368-3110. -1. Opens Feb 21, 8pm. Runs to Feb 24. Thurs/Sat(8pm), Fri(7pm), Sun(2pm). ●●COSI Connection. Trial by Jury and HMS Pinafore In Concert! Darryl Edwards, conductor; Helen Becqué, piano; soloists of the COSI Connection. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 647-272-6232. ; (st). Feb 15, 6:45pm. ●●DAM Concert Opera. Le comte Ory. Music by Gioachino Rossini. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-800-838-3006. ; (sr/st). Mar 2, 7:30pm. ●●Don Wright Faculty of Music. Opera at Western: Le Nozze di Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. /(adv); /(st/adv). Opens Jan 25, 8pm. Runs to Feb 3. Fri(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Rocky: The Musical. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, based on the film. Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Mar 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 31. Days and times vary; visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Eclipse Theatre Company. Kiss of the Spider Woman. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Terrence McNally. The Don Jail, 550 Gerrard St. E. 1-800-656-0713. ; (st). Opens Mar 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 10. Wed-Sun(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Hart House Theatre. Hair. Music by Galt MacDermot, lyrics and book by Gerome Ragni and James Rado. Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. ; (sr); (st). Opens Jan 18, 8pm. Runs to Feb 2. Wed-Sat(8pm), Feb 2(2pm/8pm). ●●Kempenfelt Community Players. Shrek the Musical. Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics and book by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the film. Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive, Georgian College Campus, Building C, Barrie. 705-739-4228. ; (sr/st). Opens Feb 7, 8pm. Runs to Feb 17. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Once on This Island. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics and book by Lynn Ahrens. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Dec 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 3. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm). Sun(12pm/4pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Million Dollar Quartet. Features music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Jan 17, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 10. Thurs- Sat(7:30pm), Sun(4pm). ●●Meadowvale Music Theatre. Mary Poppins. Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, with George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, book by Julian Fellowes. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-615-4720. -. Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 17. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Extra show Feb 16(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. and up. Ongoing. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. The Last Ship. Music and lyrics by Sting. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. and up. Opens Feb 9, 8pm. Runs to Mar 24. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Jukebox Hero, the Musical. Featuring music of Foreigner. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. -0. Opens Feb 20, 8pm. Runs to Feb 24. Wed- Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm), Sun(7:30pm). ●●Mirvish. Jersey Boys. Music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. - 5. Opens Mar 5, 8pm. Runs to Mar 17. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Dear Evan Hansen. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Steven Levenson. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. and up. Opens Mar 5, 8pm. Runs to June 30. Tues- Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. La Bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. - . Opens Feb 7, 7:30pm. Also Feb 9. ●●Musical Theatre Productions. The Wedding Singer. Music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, based on the film. McManus Stage at the Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St, London. 519-672-8800. . Opens Feb 1, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 9. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/ Sun(1:30pm). ●●National Ballet of Canada. Apollo & Night & The Sea Above, The Sky Below & Paquita. Music by Igor Stravinsky, Matthew Pierce, Ludwig Minkus and Riccardo Drigo, and Gustav Mahler. George Balanchine, choreography. 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. ●●National Ballet of Canada. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Music by Joby Talbot. Christopher Wheeldon, choreography. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. and up. Opens Mar 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 17. Tues- Sun(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Note: only 2pm on Mar 17. ●●Opera Atelier. The Angel Speaks. Works by Purcell; Huizinga: Annuciation. Mireille Asselin, soprano; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Artists of Atelier Ballet in baroque costume, and members of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. 416-703-3767 x222. . Feb 21, 8pm. ●●Opera by Request. Handel’s Alcina. In concert with piano accompaniment. William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College St. United Church, 452 College St. 416-455- 2365. . Feb 23, 7:30pm. Also Mar 3 (2pm, Windsor). ●●Opera by Request. Handel’s Alcina. In concert with piano accompaniment. William Shookhoff, piano and music director. All Saints Anglican Church (Windsor), 330 City Hall Square W., Windsor. 416-455-2365. . Mar 3, 2pm. Also Feb 23 (7:30pm, Toronto). ●●Rose Theatre. Invincible You, Invincible Me. Cabaret for kids featuring Sharron Matthews. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. . Feb 18, 2pm. Also 6:30pm. ●●Ryleepuss Productions. Jesus Christ Superstar. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Uxbridge Music Hall, 16 Main St. S., Uxbridge. 1-866-808-2006. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 14, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 23. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). Also Newmarket (Mar 2-3). ●●Ryleepuss Productions. Jesus Christ Superstar. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Old Town Hall, 460 Botsford St, Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr/st); (ch). Opens Mar 2, 2pm. Runs to Mar 3. Sat/Sun(2pm), Sat(7:30pm). Also Uxbridge (Feb 14-23). ●●Scarborough Music Theatre. Next to Normal. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics and book by Brian Yorkey. Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267-9292. ; (sr/st). Opens Feb 7, 8pm. Runs to Feb 23. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Note: Feb 23 show at 2pm. ●●Soulpepper. Rose. Music by Mike Ross, lyrics by Sarah Wilson. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416- 866-8666. -. Opens Jan 17, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 24. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details. ●●St. Anne’s Music and Drama Society. The Pirates of Penzance. Music by Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W. S. Gilbert. St. Anne’s Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. ; (sr/st). Opens Jan 25, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 3. Thurs/Fri(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Also Jan 26(7:30pm). ●●Theatre Ancaster. Valentine Love Notes... With a Double Twist. Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson St. E., Ancaster. 905-304-7469. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 9, 8pm. Also Feb 10, 2pm. ●●Theatre Ancaster. Seussical the Musical. Music and book by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics and book by Lynn Ahrens. Co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Ancaster High School, Theatre Auditorium, 374 Jerseyville Rd., Ancaster. 905-304-7469. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 22, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 2. Fri/Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Theatre Aurora. Kiss of the Spider Woman. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Terrence McNally. Theatre Aurora, 150 Henderson Dr, Aurora. 905-727-3669. ; (sr); (st). Opens Feb 28, 8pm. Runs to Mar 9. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Theatre Orangeville. Across The Pond - The British Invasion. Featuring Leisa Way and The Lonely Hearts Club Band. Orangeville Town Hall Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-3423. ; (st). Opens Feb 14, 8pm. Runs to Mar 3. Wed/ Sun(2pm), Thurs/Fri(8pm), Sat(7pm). ●●Theatre Passe Muraille/Tapestry Opera. Hook Up. Music by Chris Thornborrow, libretto by Julie Tepperman. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504- 7529. ; (sr); (st). Opens Jan 29, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 9. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). Also Feb 9(2pm). ●●Theatre Sheridan. On the Town. Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, conceived by Jerome Robbins. Mainstage Theatre, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905-815-4049. . Opens Feb 12, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 24. Tues-Thurs(7:30pm), Fri/Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). Note: no mat Feb 17. ●●Theatre Sheridan. My Bonny Lass. Music, lyrics and book by Johnny Reid and Matt Murray, additional music by Bob Foster. Studio Theatre, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905- 815-4049. . Opens Feb 14, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 24. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Note: no mat Feb 17. Note: this run is sold out. ●●TO Live. Amadeus Live. Amadeus movie screening with live full orchestra and choir. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. -1. Opens Feb 21, 7:30pm. Also Feb 22. ●●Toronto Operetta Theatre. Doyle à la Carte 56 | February 1 – March 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

Part II. Music from Gilbert & Sullivan operas. Henry Ingram, MC. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. E., 2nd Floor. 416-366-7723. . Feb 16, 4pm. ●●Toronto Operetta Theatre. Perchance to Dream. Music by Ivor Novello. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. -. Mar 3, 3pm. ●●Toronto Singing Studio. Brigadoon Highlights – In Concert. Music by Frederick Loewe, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St W. 416-455- 9238. ; (sr/st) at the door (cash only). D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) 120 Diner 120 Church St. 416-792-7725 120diner.com (full schedule) All shows: PWYC (- suggested) Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 alleycatz.ca All shows: Call for cover charge info. Mondays 8:30pm Salsa Night with DJ Romantico with free lessons. Tuesdays 8:30pm Bachata Night with Weekly Guest DJ with free lessons. Wednesdays 7pm Midtown Blues Jam hosted by Andrew “Voodoo” Walters. Thursdays 7pm Spotlight Thursdays. Fri & Sat 9:30pm Funk, Soul, R&B Top 40 cover after 9pm. Sat 3pm-6pm Matinee Jazz. Sun 4pm Blues in The Alley w/ Big Groove. Feb 1 Lady Kane. Feb 2 Soular. Feb 8 Red Velvet. Feb 9 URequest. Feb 15 Gyles Band. Feb 16 Lady Kane. Feb 22 Graffiti Park. Feb 23 York Jazz Ensemble (matinee), Soular (evening). Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512 artword.net (full schedule) The Black Swan 154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537 Winterfolk XVII Blues and Roots Festival wristband Ground Floor Feb 22 7pm Sebastian Agneto; 8pm Jerome Tucker Band; 9pm Glen Hornblast Band; 10pm Gary Kendall Band; 11pm Wayne Neon and the Amazing Tubular Orchestra. Feb 23 1pm Ken Yoshioka; 2pm Doris Folkens; 3pm STAV; 4pm The Lifers; 5pm Peter Verity; 6pm Maggie & Mr. Rogers; 7pm The Barrel Boys Trio; 8pm Sue & Dwight; 9pm HOTCHA!; 10pm Brian Gladstone; 11pm Q&A - Tony Quarrington & Zoe Adams. Feb 24 1pm Brampton Folk Club. Glenn McFarlane, David MacLachlan, Karl Widmeyer, Mark Yan & Barry Mulcahy, Sally Campbell, Jamie Reilly; 3pm Seneca College Independent Music Program; 6pm Noah Zacharin; 7pm Lynn Harrison; 8pm Danny Marks; 9pm Alessia Cohle. 2nd Floor Feb 22 11pm Jack de Keyzer Band. Feb 23 3pm Harpin’ Norm Lucien & Friends; 4pm STAV; 10pm David Storey CD release with the Side Road Scholars. Feb 24 4pm Donné Roberts; 5pm Brian Blain & Friends; 6pm Jon Brooks; 7pm D’Arcy Wickham CD Release; 9pm Cassie & Maggie Feb 9, 7:30pm. ●●University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight. A preview of U of T Opera’s production of Mozart’s La finta giardiniera. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Feb 14, 12:10pm. ●●VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. Fierabras. Music by Franz Schubert, libretto by Joseph Kupelwieser. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; ; . Feb 3, 2:30pm. 3rd Floor Feb 23 1pm Become a One-Man Band. Sammy Duke shows how to play 8 instruments at once; 2pm Fingerpicking the Blues with Brian Blain, D’Arcy Wickham; 3pm Accordion Summit. Dwight Peters, Liv Cazzola, Bev Kreller; 4pm Songs of Canada. David Storey, Maggie MacDonald, James Gordon; 5pm Fiddle Styles and Traditions. Emilyn Stam, Cassie MacDonald and Alana Cline. Feb 24 5pm Songs of Protest and Social Change. Sebastian Agnello, Jon Brooks, Sue and Dwight; 6pm Songs of Canada. David Storey, Maggie MacDonald, and James Gordon; 7pm Harmonica Workshop. Harpin’ Norm Lucien and Ken Yoshioka; 8pm Masters of Guitar. In the style of old guitar masters. Brian Gladstone; Lynda Kraar, and D’Arcy Wickham; 9pm Simone Morris. See also Mambo Lounge and Dora Keogh. The Blue Goose Tavern 1 Blue Goose St. 416-255-2442 thebluegoosetavern.com (full schedule) Bloom 2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315 bloomrestaurant.com (full schedule) All shows 7pm 19+. Call for reservations. Burdock 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033 burdockto.com Ticket prices vary by show, but typically -; check website for individual show prices. Feb 1 6:30pm RedFox, 9:30pm Paddy N’ Rob + The Harmony Heroes. Feb 2 6:30pm Sikuris St. Lawrence, 9:30pm Cold Tea & Marshall Veroni. Feb 3 9:15pm Thomas Steele Group. Feb 4 6:30pm Michael Eckert, Christine Bougie, Joshua Van Tassel & Hugh Marsh. Feb 5 6:30pm Probably Poetry: An Evening of New Work, 9:30pm Carl Lorusso Jr., Noah Zacharin & MIP Power Trio. Feb 6 7:30pm Confabulation presents Good Date / Bad Date, 9:30pm Aerialists with Robert Alan Mackie. Feb 7 6:30pm Pugs & Crows w/ Sam Tudor. 9:30pm The Techno Hall of Fame & Merival. Feb 8 9:30pm Sunshine State Album Release. Feb 9 6:30pm Deep Waters EP Release. Feb 10 2pm 4 th Ave Initiation Tour 2.0 w/ Aja9, 6:30pm Carly Dow & Madeleine Roger. Feb 14 and 15 6:30pm Khari Wendell McClelland. Feb 16 6:30pm Alanna Matty EP Release, 9:30pm Marker Starling Album Release w/ Sing Leaf. Feb 19 6:30pm Kaili Kinnon. Feb 20 6:30pm Massey Hall Presents: Martin Kerr. Feb 23 9:30pm Lula Wiles. Feb 24 6:30pm Lunar Bloom + Jessica Pearson And The East Wind. Feb 27 9:30pm Abigail Lapell Beat by Beat | Mainly Clubs, Mostly Jazz! A Jazz Room Shout Out COLIN STORY As I write this, the temperature is hovering just about zero degrees Celsius, there is a considerable amount of snow on the ground, and it is raining. It will continue to rain until tomorrow morning, apparently, as per the forecast, which is typical of Toronto between New Year’s Day and the Ides of March: slushy, unpleasant and thoroughly inconvenient. It isn’t all bad, of course, as such weather affords us the opportunity to indulge in unique seasonal activities, such as Snowbank Roulette, in which we try to guess which section of the ugly pile of once-pristine snow adjoining the crosswalk is solid enough to step on, and which will give way immediately, soaking our feet for the rest of the day; Being Uncomfortable All The Time, in which we attempt to wear the right outfit for the day’s weather (winter jacket, toque, no gloves, umbrella?) but invariably miss the mark, resulting in profoundly unpleasant transit experiences; and, my personal favourite, Never Going To The Grocery Store, as we justify our daily desire to just order something fun tonight, and, seriously this time, pick up some real food tomorrow. Thankfully, February isn’t all wet socks, streetcar woes, and ballooning Pad Thai-related credit card debt. We are fortunate, in Southern Ontario, to have some compelling reasons to brave the outdoors, not least of which are a number of stellar shows taking place this month, including at Toronto clubs such as The Rex and Burdock. I’d like to take a moment, however, to highlight the programming at a different venue: The Jazz Room, located in the Huether Hotel, in Waterloo. (The Huether Hotel building has existed, in various iterations, since 1899; check out their website for more interesting historical information.) The Jazz Room is a comfortable, oak-heavy listening space, with consistently great sound courtesy of their in-house engineer. With shows presented by the Grand River Jazz Society, the Jazz Room has a mandate “to support exceptional musicians from [their] own community and to invite talent from elsewhere for local audiences to hear.” Included in the category of exceptional local musicians is the Penderecki String Quartet, a well-known group that has performed worldwide from their home base at Wilfrid Laurier University, where, since 1991, they have occupied the position of quartet-in-residence. The PSQ joins two different acts at the Jazz Room this month: the first, pianist/composer David Braid, has been working with string quartets for some time; his 2016 JUNO-nominated album Flow features the Epoque String Quartet. The second act to be joined by the PSQ at the Jazz Room this month is the duo of Glenn Buhr and Margaret Sweatman, who will be presenting a “jazz cabaret featuring words and music with a jazz twist.” Also at The Jazz Room in February: Pianist Florian Hoefner, who makes two appearances in our listings this month – at The Jazz Florian Hoefner Room, on February 22 and, two days earlier, at The Old Mill’s Home Smith Bar in Toronto, on February 20. Born in Germany, Hoefner attended the University of Arts in Berlin before being admitted to the MMus program at the Manhattan School thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2019 | 57

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