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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 ....

2705_March_cover.indd 1 The Galileo Project La Jolla,California, 2010 2022-03-03 9:49 PM The WholeNote VOLUME 27 NO 5 | MARCH 4 - APRIL 15, 2022 EDITORIAL Publisher/Editor in Chief | David Perlman publisher@thewholenote.com Managing Editor | Paul Ennis editorial@thewholenote.com Recordings Editor | David Olds discoveries@thewholenote.com DIGITAL MEDIA digital@thewholenote.com Listings Editor | John Sharpe listings@thewholenote.com SOCIAL MEDIA Danial Jazaeri, Colin Story social@thewholenote.com SALES, MARKETING & MEMBERSHIP Concert & Event Advertising / Membership | Karen Ages members@thewholenote.com Production & Operations / Advertising Art | Jack Buell jack@thewholenote.com, adart@thewholenote.com Classified Ads classad@thewholenote.com WEBSITE / SYSTEMS Kevin King systems@thewholenote.com CIRCULATION Sheila McCoy & Chris Malcolm circulation@thewholenote.com SUBSCRIPTIONS subscriptions@thewholenote.com + HST (8 issues) single copies and back issues *international - additional postage applies ON OUR COVER VOLUME 27 No 5 MARCH 4 - APRIL 15, 2022 The sky’s the limit as the music goes live Music events by date, live and livestreamed Stories & interviews Record reviews, listening room PHOTO: GLENN DAVIDSON 7 FOR OPENERS | Hard to watch and impossible to ignore | DAVID PERLMAN STORIES & INTERVIEWS 8 COVER STORY | Tribute to Jeanne Lamon - Tafelmusik Returns to Live Performance | DAVID PERLMAN 10 CLASSICAL AND BEYOND | A spring in the seasonal step! | PAUL ENNIS 22 Volume 27 No 5 | March 4 - April 15 2022 “I wanted to begin with The Galileo Project, which is the one I mostly closely identify with Jeanne. And Galileo begins with Vivaldi.” The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres is a Tafelmusik multimedia performance piece featuring the music of Vivaldi, Lully, Monteverdi and others. Conceived and scripted by Alison Mackay, the ensemble’s bassist, and unveiled in Calgary in 2009, which the United Nations had declared the International Year of Astronomy, it includes projections of astronomical and other scenes, a narrator and an “unfettered” orchestra: the players memorized their parts so that while playing they could move around the performance space, including into the audience. The production was designed by Glenn Davidson, who has designed several of Tafelmusik’s multimedia programs.The cover photo is from 2010, when the show played in La Jolla, California. Alison Mackay explains … page 8. 14 IN WITH THE NEW | Johnston’s Voice and Devaux’s Imagined Sounds | WENDE BARTLEY 18 EARLY MUSIC | Period performance on a sliding historical scale | MATTHEW WHITFIELD 20 MUSIC THEATRE | A new “new start” … again. Hope springs eternal | JENNIFER PARR WholeNote Media Inc. Centre for Social Innovation 503–720 Bathurst Street Toronto ON M5S 2R4 Phone 416-323-2232 | Fax 416-603-4791 Instagram @the_wholenote Facebook & Twitter @theWholenote thewholenote.com an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario

CELEBRATION PARTNER CELEBRATE 100: MAESTROS’ SPECIAL HOMECOMING Five esteemed conductors, one unforgettable night! APR 9 Gustavo Gimeno, conductor Peter Oundjian, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor Günther Herbig, conductor Sir Andrew Davis, conductor Marion Newman, host SARASTE + SIBELIUS MAR 23, 24 & 26 Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor RACHMANINOFF’S SECOND APR 1 & 2 Eun Sun Kim, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin TRUTH IN OUR TIME WITH NACO MAR 30 Alexander Shelley, conductor Blake Pouliot, violin National Arts Centre Orchestra EHNES PLAYS BEETHOVEN APR 6 & 7 Sir Andrew Davis, conductor James Ehnes, violin Come back to the hall to celebrate the music you love! 416.598.3375 TSO.CA Concerts at Roy Thomson Hall SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR

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