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Volume 27 Issue 5 | March 4 - April 15, 2022

"Hard to watch and impossible to ignore"--on the Russian invasion of Ukraine; Tafelmusik goes live again in a tribute to Jeanne Lamon; TSO MD reunion as Centennial Countdown kicks off; PASS=Performing Arts Sunday Series at the Hamilton Conservatory of the Arts ...; crosstown to the TRANZAC, Matthew Fava on the move; all this and more ....

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Live or Live Streamed | March 2 to April 22, 2022 Mathay Café and Lounge, 241 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. niagarajazzfestival.com/events/ twilight-jazz-series-st-catharines-editionilana-waldston. ; (adv); (musicians/ arts workers/st). Tuesday March 15 ● 12:10: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring performance students from the UofT Faculty of Music. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free admission. Donations welcome. Wednesday March 16 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Organ Concert. Peter Bayer, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Suggested freewill offering of . THE GLENN GOULD SCHOOL SPRING OPERA 2022: George Frideric Handel’s Rinaldo WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 & FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 7:30PM KOERNER HALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 www.rcmusic.com/performance ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Operas Series: The Glenn Gould Spring Opera 2022: Handel’s Rinaldo. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -. Also Mar 18. Thursday March 17 Haydn & Friends Digital Concert March 17 at 8pm tafelmusik.org ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. tickets.brampton.ca or 905-874-2800. From . ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Haydn and Friends. Curated by Elisa Citterio. Haydn: Trio in G Op.53 No.1; Bréval: Trio in D Op.39 No.2; Danzi: Bassoon Quartet in d Op.40 No.2; Boccherini: Quintet in D Op.39 No.3. info@tafelmusik.org or 1-833-964-633. ONLINE Friday March 18 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Friday Noontime Recital. Brahms: Cello Sonatas Op.38 & Op.99. Tristan Savella, piano; Mansur Kadirov, cello. standrewstoronto.org/events/musicat-standrews-2/. Donations welcome. ONLINE ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Operas Series: The Glenn Gould Spring Opera 2022: Handel’s Rinaldo. See Mar 16. ● 8:00: Beaches Jazz Festival. Legends of Motown. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 416-723-7445 or beachesjazz.com. -. ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Canadian Brass. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305-7469 or boxoffice@markham.ca. $15-(live); (livestream). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 9:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. Straight No Chaser – Back in the High Life. Straight No Chaser, a capella group. 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls. Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or ticketmaster.ca. From . Also Mar 19. Saturday March 19 ● 7:30: Guitar Society of Toronto. In Concert: Anna Pietrzak. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. guitarsocietyoftoronto.com or 416-964-8298. Advance: ; (sr); $15(st); Door: ; (sr); (st). ● 7:30: Mightier Productions. The Lion Heart. Music by Corey Arnold. Book by Kyle A New Original opera! Music by Corey Arnold Book by Kyle McDonald Saturday, March 19, 7:30 PM Sunday, March 20, 5:00 PM COLLEGE ST. UNITED CHURCH TORONTO WITH ORCHESTRA! mightierproductions.com McDonald. Workshop performance. Kyle McDonald, bass (Richard); Tonatiuh Abrego, tenor (Blondel); Andrew Derynck, tenor (Leopold); Nicole Dubinsky, soprano (Mirella); John Kirby, baritone (Walo); Andrew Tees, bass-baritone (The Captain); Corey Arnold, conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. Livestream at mightierproductions.com/lion-heart. In person: (cash at door); (online); (st) for students. Livestream: ; (st). Also Mar 20(5pm). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Mary Kelly with John Sheard. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. acousticharvest.ca. (advance only). ● 8:00: Westben. Digital Concert: Caitlin Wood. 877-883-5777 or westbendigitalvenue.ca. Free or by donation at westben.ca/ donate. ONLINE ● 9:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. Straight No Chaser – Back in the High Life. See Mar 18. Sunday March 20 ● 2:00: Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts. Performing Arts Sunday Series: Valerie Tryon in Recital. Valerie Tryon, piano. 126 James St. S, Hamilton. hcarts.ca/pass or 905-528- 4020. Live: ; (sr/st); Livestream: $15. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Mazzoleni Masters Series: Artists of The Royal Conservatory. Schlonsky: Hora, for violin and piano; Ben-Haim: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings Op.31a; Crzellitzer: Piano Quintet. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic. com/performance. . ● 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Enigma Variations. Kelly-Marie Murphy: Murmuration; Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1; Elgar: Enigma Variations. Joseph Johnson, cello; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. niagarasymphony.com or 905-688-0722 or 905- 688-5601 x3700 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (arts worker); $15(st & youth). ● 4:30: The Emmet Ray. Opera Revue at The Emmet Ray. Works by Mozart, Donizetti, Weill, and Verdi. Danie Friesen, soprano; Alexander Hajek, baritone; Claire Harris, piano. 924 College St. 647-637-7749 or www.theemmetray.com. . ● 5:00: Mightier Productions. The Lion Heart. See Mar 19. Monday March 21 ● 10:00am: Beach United Church. Jazz Lecture: From New Orleans to Big Band Swing. Dr. Mike Daley. 140 Wineva Ave. eventbrite. ca/e/jazz-from-new-orleans-to-big-bandswing-tickets-261791123297. Lecture series: Mar 21, 28; Apr, 4, 11.LIVE & LIVESTREAM ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Chamber Music Concerts Series: Galilee Chamber Orchestra, Saleem Abboud Ashkar, & Jon Kimura Parker. Haydn: Symphony No.59 in A Hob1:59 (“Fire”); Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.1 in c Op.35; Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Op.21. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic. com/performance. -0. Tuesday March 22 ● 12:10: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring students from the Glenn Gould School. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free admission. Donations welcome. ● 3:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. The Platters. 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls. Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or ticketmaster.ca. From . Also Mar 23(3pm & 8:30pm). ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. A John McDermott Celtic Celebration with Special Guests DALA. John McDermott, tenor. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305-7469 or boxoffice@markham.ca. $15-(live); (livestream). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. Wednesday March 23 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Organ Concert. John Paul Farahat, organ. Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416- 571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Suggested freewill offering of . ● 3:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. The Platters. See Mar 22. Also Mar 23(8:00pm). ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Saraste + Sibelius. Samy Moussa: Crimson for large orchestra; Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C Op.105; Sibelius: Symphony No.5 in E-flat Op.82. Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375 or 1-855-593-7769. Starting at . Also Mar 24, 26. Thursday March 24 March 24 at 8 pm ESMÉ QUARTET ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Esmé Quartet. Soo Yeon Lyuh: Yessori, A Fantasia for Haegeum; Debussy: String Quartet in g Op.10; Beethoven: String Quartet No.8 in e Op.59 No.2 “Rasumovsky”. Wonhee Bae, violin; Yuna Ha, violin; Jiwon Kim, viola; Ye-eun Heo, cello; Soo Yeon Lyuh, haegeum. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or music-toronto. com. .50-. ● 8:00: Nagata Shachu. Odd Times. A livestream watch party. Iwa Shimizu (River Flowing Over Rocks), Tentetsu no Kase (Train Shackles), and Ringo Bushi (Apple Song). Kiyoshi Nagata, Aki Takahashi, Naoya Kobayashi, Andrew Siu, Briana Lee, and others. nagatashachu.com/upcoming/. Available until Mar 29. ONLINE. 30 | March 4 – April 15, 2022 thewholenote.com

● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Saraste + Sibelius. See Mar 23. Also Mar 26. Friday March 25 ● 12:00 noon: Music at Met. Friday Noon at Met Concert Series. Works by Bach, Howells, and others. Stefani Bedin, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. metunited.ca/live. Free. LIVE & STREAMED. ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Friday Noontime Recital. Works by Chopin, Liszt, Rota, Behrens, and Kodály. Mary Kenedi, piano. standrewstoronto.org/events/music-at-standrews-2/. Donations welcome. ONLINE ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Mix Series: Brubeck Brothers Quartet Celebrate Dave Brubeck. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www.rcmusic.com/performance. -5. Saturday March 26 ● 3:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. Forever Plaid. 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls. Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or ticketmaster.ca. From . From Mar 26 to 31. Start times vary. ● 4:00: New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA). Constellations Online Listening Party. Experimental Sound Art (focused on radio, transmission, and electronic). John Hill: Speak(er) to the Land; Arif Mirbaghi: Pointing at Canopus; Sophia Steinert-Evoy: I don’t think it’s my place; Nicole Pingon: The Mystery Box. Michelle Macklem and Jess Shane. NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave., South River. 705-386-0880 or naisa.ca/ festivals/deep-wireless/performances. . Event is hosted online through Whereby.com. ● 7:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Be Like a Bird. Lauridsen: Midwinter Songs; Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine; Esenvalds: Stars. Catherine Robertson, piano. Trillium Lutheran Church, 22 Willow St., Waterloo. 519-725-7549. PWYC. Advance reserved tickets only. No tickets at the door. Reservations close at midnight the night before performances. Also Mar 27(3pm). ● 7:30: Rose Theatre/Rose Orchestra. Saturday Night at the Movies. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. tickets.brampton.ca or 905-874-2800. From . ● 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Folksongs in Counterpoint. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending; Tak Ng Lai: Four Chinese Folksongs; Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances; Grieg: Two Nordic Melodies. Ian Clarke, violin. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 227 Church St., Newmarket. 416-931-7899. . ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Jazz From Around the World Series: Joey Alexander & Selcuk Suna Quartet. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -0. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Saraste + Sibelius. See Mar 23. Sunday March 27 ● 2:00: Visual and Performance Arts Newmarket (VPAN). Chamber Music Concert. Rivka Golani, viola; Angela Park, piano. Newroads Performing Arts Centre (formerly Newmarket Theatre), 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122 or newtix.ca or vpan.ca. ; (sr); (st). ● 2:30: VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. Florence: The Lady With the Lamp. Music by Timothy Sullivan. Libretto by Anne McPherson. Lauren Pearl, soprano; Holly Chaplin, soprano; Ryan Downey, tenor; Danlie Rae Acebuque, baritone; Sebastien Belcourt, baritone; Robert Cooper, chorus director; Sandra Horst, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. stlc.com and 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708- 6754. -. ● 3:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Be Like a Bird. See Mar 26. ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. String Concert Series: Maisky Trio. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -5. Monday March 28 ● 10:00am: Beach United Church. Jazz Lecture: From New Orleans to Big Band Swing. See Mar 21. Tuesday March 29 ● 12:00 noon: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring performance students from the UofT Faculty of Music. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free admission. Donations welcome. March 29 at 8 pm BENJAMIN GROSVENOR ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano. Franck: Prélude, Choral et Fugue, FWV 21; Schumann: Fantasie in C Op.17; Albeniz: Iberia, Book 1; Ravel: Jeux d’eau; Ravel: La Valse. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723 or music-toronto.com. .50-. Wednesday March 30 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Organ Concert. Michelle Chung, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Suggested freewill offering of . ● 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Discovery Series: Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition Finals. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. Free. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Truth in Our Time with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Nicole Lizée: Zeiss After Dark (TSO/NACO Co-commission); Shostakovich: Symphony No.9 in E-flat Op.70; Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Op.35; Philip Glass: Symphony No.13 (World Premiere/NACO Commission). National Arts Centre Orchestra, guest orchestra; Blake Pouliot, violin; Alexander Shelley, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855- 593-7769. Starting at . Thursday March 31 WOMEN’S MUSICAL CLUB OF TORONTO MARCH 31 | 1.30 PM CROZMAN & CHIU Cameron Crozman, cello Philip Chiu, piano 416-923-7052 wmct.on.ca ● 1:30: Music in the Afternoon. Crozman & Chiu. Works from the Tapeo album, a musical tasting-menu of Spanish and Hispanic-American pieces. Allan Gordon Bell: New Work (WMCT commission) and other works. Cameron Crozman, cello; Philip Chiu, piano. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. wmct. on.ca or 416-923-7052. (in-person); (online). LIVE & ONLINE. ● 6:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music on Film Series: It’s More Than Music. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. 416-637-3123 or hotdocscinema.ca. ; (members); (sr members); free(st members). Friday April 1 ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rachmaninoff’s Second. Samy Moussa: Fanfare pour Aix; Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro K492; Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G K216; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2 in e Op.27. Karen Gomyo, violin; Eun Sun Kim, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375 or 1-855-593-7769. Starting at . Also Apr 2. ● 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Mozart Haydn Rival: Soaring. Robert Rival: Violin Concerto (world premiere); Mozart: Piano Concerto No 12; Haydn: String Quartet No.53 in D (“The Lark”) Op.64 No.5. Daniel Vnukoiwski, piano; Marc Djokic, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. In person 416-366-7723; virtual 416-499-0403 or sinfoniatoronto.com. In-person: .97; .06(sr); .96(st); Livestream: $15. LIVE & ONLINE. Saturday April 2 ● 2:00: Tafelmusik. A Tafelmusik Tribute to Jeanne Lamon. Curated by Christina Mahler KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA in-person, streamed and recorded thewholenote.com March 4 – April 15, 2022 | 31

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