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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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E. The ETCeteras Instruments. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. (entrance off Belsize). 416-480-1853. Guests: . Refreshments included. ●●Feb 09 9:30am: St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Hymn Writing Workshop. Led by Dr. Lydia Pedersen, BA, Mus.Bac., M.Ed., D.Min. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge. For information call 905-852- 7016. . ●●Feb 09 2:00: Dr. Penny Johnson. Piano Listening for Kids. Comparative listening, guided discussion and other activities designed to develop a sense of independent investigation and personal curiosity at the piano. This program is for piano students and those interested in the piano. Recommended for ages 11-17. Log Cabin at the Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Rd., Mississauga. For information call 647-457-0208. registration fee per student. ●●Feb 15 12:30: Canadian Opera Company. Exploring Opera. For families with children of all ages. Explore an opera in the COC’s 2018/19 season through accessible music and drama activities. This one-hour workshop focuses on Così fan tutte by Mozart. No previous experience with opera or the performing arts is required. Education Centre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. (at University Ave.). Reserve free tickets in advance by visiting ●●Feb 16 1:00: The Music Gallery and 918 Bathurst. Sounding Difference: Anne Bourne + special guest IONE. This event is a continuation of The Music Gallery’s celebration of Pauline Oliveros’ Deep Listening practices. As part of the weekend’s programming, Anne Bourne will impart Oliveros’ Text Scores, and with plain words, invite participants to an experience of shared creative expression. This event features IONE as special guest. The Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. The event is free, but requires registration at The event is currently at capacity but we will reopen the registration process a week before the event. ●●Feb 17 2:00: CAMMAC Toronto Region. Mendelssohn: Magnificat in D and Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region. Reading for singers and instrumentalists. Jennifer Lee, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 647-458-0213. ; (members). ●●Mar 01 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop for Recorders and Other Early Instruments. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. (entrance off Belsize). 416-480-1853. Guests: . Refreshments included. ●●Mar 03 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by recorder player Femke Bergsma. Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140 Avenue Rd. Bring your early instruments and a music stand. 416-779-5750. . 62 | February 1 – March 7, 2019

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