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Volume 4 Issue 5 - February 1999

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Society. Vancouver Chamber Choir. Jon Washburn, \• I ! f. I I ! "" conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905- 306-6000. ,. • • • 3:00: Poulenc Centennial Concert. Poulenc: Babar the Little Elephant; music for violin, piano, horn & voice. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 922- 3618. to . • • • 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Light Classics Concerts. Roy Thomson Hall. See February ;20. • • • 4:00: Toronto Children's Chorus. A Little Music for a Sunday Afternoon. Folksong & dance. Training Choirs I, II, & Ill; Jean Ashworth Bartle, music director. Metropolitan United · Chtuch, 56 Queen St. E. 932- 8666. to . • • • 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Choral Evensong. Magnificat and .Nunc Dim itt is; Britten: Regis Regum. St. Anne's Choir. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-31 60. Free. Monday February 22 • • • 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Magn!ficent Monday. Roy Thomson Hall. See February 20. to .50. • • • 7:30: Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Five Small Concerts. Handel, Mozart, R. Strauss, Liszt & Ravel. Hyung-Sun Paik, violin; Audrey King, cello; David Swan, piano; Hyel Noh, soprano. · Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 323- 0023. ,. •• • 8:00: CJRT-FM. Sound of Toronto Jazz. John Sumner Quintet. Ontario Science Centre Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Rd. 595-0404.. • • • 8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Verdi: Otel/o. Italian National Touring Opera Company; Dwight Bennett, conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905- 306-6000. to $'80. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. • • • 8:00: Onstage. Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde. Chamber orchestra version by Schoenberg & Riehn. Catherine . Robbin, mezzo; Michael Schade, tenor; members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Mario Bernardi, conductor. Glent;~ Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . Tuesday February 23 • • • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Bach: Fantasia & Fugue; Demessieux: Te Deum. Peter Nikiforuk, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • • • 12:00 noon: Choi~ & Organ Concerts. Troubadours: From Bach to Britten. Vancouver Chamber Choir; Jan Oyerduin, orgl'ln; Jon Washburn, 1 conduptor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. Free. • • • 8:00: Encounters/99. Stuttgart Chamber Choir. Bach: motets. Frieder Bernius, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 205- 5555. ( for this & February 26 concert). • • • 8:00:· Music Gallery. Master Musicians from the East. Teruhisa Fukuda, shakuhachi; Shihou Kineya, shamisen. 1.79 Richmond St. West. 204-1 080. ,. • • • 12:00 noon: York University Dept. of Music. Student improvisation & classical ensembles. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • • 12:10: University of Toronto at Scarborough. Music of the World's Peoples. Meeting Place, 1265 Military Trail. 287- 7007. Free. • • • 1 2:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Thomas Fitches, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. • • • 7:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Telemann: Burlesque de Don Quixote; Biber: Battalia; Geminiani: La Follia. Trinity-St. Paul's, 427 Bloor St. West. 964-6337. to . • • • 7:30: Euro Music Centre. A Lsgendary Liszt Odyssey II: Li Wang Piano Solo Recital. Liszt: Mephisto Waltz; Hungarian · Rhapsody #13; St. Fran9ois marchant sur les flots; Benediction de Dieu dans Ia solitude; Don Juan Rhapsody; either works. Dr. Alan Walk-er._ host. Euromusic Recita(Hall, 2651 John St. Unit #8, Markham.'905-475-3876. . • • • 7:30: Humber Music Jazz Showc.ase. Jazz Fusion Night. Rhythm & blues, rock & fusion. Ted Quinlan Organ Trio; Mark Promane's Fusion Ensemble; Dave Stillwell's Blue Jackets. Lakeshore Auditorium, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 675- 6622 ext.3427. ,. • • • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Dee Dee Bridgewater, jazz vocals. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . E lii&U\Hi 1 '99 Pv1 qn 11 7 '99 'tvholeDate= • • • 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. Stage & Screen. Weber:Oberon Overture; music by Rossini, Verdi, Sullivan, Handel, Smetana & Nicolai; medley of movie music. Janez Govednik, music director. York Woods Public Library Theatre, 1785 Finch West. 730-9721. ,. • • • 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Favourite standards and stu.dent arrangements & compositions. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. Thursday February 25 •••1·2:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Organ Recital. Elizabeth Anderson, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961-8116. Free. • • • 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overtures. ·Music by Britten, Bates & Schafer. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828. Free with ticket to 8:00pm performance or .85. • • • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Giora Feidman Trio. Klezmer music. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to '. • • • 8:00: Music Gallery. Stephen Clarke, piano, in Concert. Works by Fargion, Wolpe, Steibler & Vivier. 179 Richmond St. West. 204- · 1080.,. . • • • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Trinity-St. Paul's. See February 24. • • • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classic Masterworks. Britten: War Requiem. Elena Prokina, soprano; Ben Heppner, tenor; Hakan Hagegard, baritone; The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Brahms Children's Chorus; Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828. · to .50. riday February 26 • • • 7:00: York University Dept. of Music. lmprov Soiree. Students & guests of the Improvisation Studio of Casey Sokol. Senior Common Room, 021 Winters College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • • 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse Concert. A Magnificent Piano Trio and Some Impressive Solo Works. Brahms: Piano Trio in B major Op.S; Ysaye: Solo Violin Sonata; works by Debussy, Granados & Albeniz. Erika Raum, violin; Francine Kay, piano; Kristine Bogyo, cello. 843 Watson Rd. S. Arkell. 519-763- 7528. . • • • 8:00: Encounter6199. Stuttgart Chamber Choir/Elmer lseler Singers. Music by Ligeti, Schnittke, Penderecki, Schoenberg & Freedman (newly commissioned work). St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 205- 5555. ( for this & February 23 concert). • • • 8:00: Lakeshore Arts. Songs of Love: Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Love, passion & laughter in solos and duets. St. Margaret's Church, 156 Sixth Street. 251-7236. ,. • • • 8:00: Music Gallery. Trillium Brass & Friends. Works by Good, Mascall, Muth, Cram, Sexton, Glass, Marshall & Carter. Brash Brass Bash (brass quintet with soprano; drumset, percussion, piano & electronics). 1 79 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. ,. Mooredale Concerts A Magnificent Piano Trio Plus some solos Erika Raum, violin "Brilliant mastery of the instrument" Nepszabadsag, Budapest Francine Kay, piano "Extraordinary musicality" The Chronicle-Herald Kristine Bogyo, cello, Isaac Pulford, trumpet Sat. Feb. 27, 8pm at Willowdale United Church Sun. Feb. 28, 3pm at Walter Hall, U ofT Mooredale Concerts is the hot tip for great music, spoken commentary, a cameo appearence by a rising young star and affordable tickets! , ( St./Sr) 922-3714 TORONTO's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CUISSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

• • • 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Dvorak: Serenade-in d minor, Op.44; Shostakovich: Symphony No.14, Op.135. Gaynor Jones, soprano; Joel Katz, bass; Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Simon Streatfield, conductor. 7:00: Preperformance lecture/ demonstration. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 408-2824 ext.32 1. ,. • • • 8:00: Sine Nomine. A Musical Bestiary. Sacred and secular music of the Middle Ages on animal themes; readings. Church of Saint Steven-in-the-Fields, 365 College St. 638-9445. ,. • • • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Trinity-St. Paul's. See February 24. • • • 8:00: Te Deum Orchestra and Singers. Bach & Handel. Bach: Brandenburg concerti No. 2 & 4; Handel: ,German Arias. Scott Paterson, recorder; Nicolai Tarasov, oboe; Derek Conrod, horn; Ruth Hoffman, violin; Beverly Leslie, soprano; Richard Birney-Smith, harpsichord. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 905-628-4533. to . • • • 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Faculty Artist Series. Music by Schubert, Debussy, Strauss & Obradors. Lorna MacDonald, soprano; Dalton Baldwin, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. ,. • • • 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Rupert Edwards Organ Recital. Harald Vogel, organ. Knox College Chapel, 59 St. George St. 978- 3744., . . Orchestra. Evening Overtures. Roy Thomson Halt See February 25. • • • 8:00: Beii'Arte Singers. Great Mass in C Minor. Mozart: Mass inc minor, KV427 (417al. Sharla Nafziger, soprano; soloists and orchestra; Lee Willingham, music director. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 699-5879. ,. • • • 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. Solo trumpet works; Ysaye: Solo Sonata for Violin; Debussy: Preludes for Piano; Brahms: Piano Trio in B. Francine Kay, piano; Erika Raum, violin; Kristine Bogyo, cello; Isaac Pulford, trumpet. Willowdale United Church, 34 7 Kenneth Ave. 922-3714.,. • • • 8:00: Music Gallery. Canadian Singers: Words and Music. Harvey Patterson, director. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. ,. • • • 8:00: Orchestra Toronto. Buhr: Ashaka; Bach: Double Violin Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony #6 in F major. Douglas Sanford, music director. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 467-7412. ,. • • • 8:00: Oriana Singers. Spiritually Speaking. Faun!: Requiem; Casals: Nigra Sum; Three Mountain Ballads, arr. Nelson; lullabies and spirituals. Ruth Watson Henderson, accompanist; William B_rpwn, conductor. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 742- 7006. .50 to . • • • 8:00: Sine Nomine. A Musical Bestiary. Holy Rosary Church, 354 St. Clair Ave. W. See February 26. • • • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Trinity-St. Paul's. See February 24. • • • 8:00: Te Deum Orchestra and Singers. Bach & Handel. See February 26. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. to . • • • 8:.00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classic Masterworks. Roy Thomson Hall. See February 2s. • • • -8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Songs, Serenades & Spirituals. MacMillan Singers; Doreen Rao, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 1 62 Bloor St. West. 978-3744. ,. • • • 8:00: VocaiPoint Chamber Choir. Stabat Mater. des Prez: Missa de Beata Virgine; Piirt: Stabat Mater;- Parsons: Ave Maria; Eccard: When to the Temple Mary Went; Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin. Talisker Players; lan Grundy, conductor. St. Patrick's Church, 137 McCaul St. 484-0185. ,,. ' Sunday February 28 • • • 2:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Judy & David. Songs from Livin' in a Shoe. 631 5 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 821-0090. ; family rates available. • • • 2:00: 'Onstage. I Virtuosi di Toronto. Persichetti: Concerto for english horn & string orchestra, Op.137; Mozart: Adagio in C major for english horn and strings, K. 580a. Fabio Mastrangelo, conductor; Cary Ebli, english horn; Thomas Wiebe, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St; W. 205- 5555. ,. • • • 2:30: Ford Centre forth~ Performing Arts. Brentano St'ring Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in B­ flat; Maw: Quartet No. 3 (1994); Beethoven: Quartet in e minor Op.59 #2. George Weston Recitai Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . • • • 3:00: Canadian Music Competitions. Concert by 1998 CMC winners. Newman Centre, 89 St. George St. 441-4072. . • • • 3:00: Du Maurier 8r. Koffler - Centre of the Arts. Antonin Kuba/ek, piano, in Concert. Leah Saturday February 27 • • • 6:45: Toronto Symphony A Musical Bestiary Friday, February 26, 8 p.m. Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields 365 College Street Saturday, February 27, 8 p.m. Holy Rosary Church 354 St. Clair Ave. West Tickets I Cal/416-638-9445 SAT. FEBRUARY27 7:"j0 pM ~s ~ French Cantatas REdEEMER llnifERAN C~lJRcli 1 691 BlooR ST. W. (KEElE SubwAy) J 0/ SRS.' OR 964,829~

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