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Volume 4 Issue 5 - February 1999

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3' Huron St. 769-7991. ,. • • • 3:00: Du Maurier & Koffler Centre of the Arts. Sunday Afternoon Concert. Works by Ginastera, Debussy & Brahms. Francine Kay, piano; Erika Raum, 1 violin; Kristine Bogyo, cello. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St.-636-1880 ext.231. ,. • • • 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Salute to Richard women's music circle btllacionna presents Cabaret! A tribute to 1 ,_ lf!ternational Women's Day featuring special guest vocalist PATRICIA O'CALLAGHAN Including works by Kurt Weill, Leonard Cohen and Sergei Prokofiev Monday, March 8, 1999 at 9pm 1111111111111 Barc.ode 1111111111111 Upstairs at Ted's Wrecking Yard , 519 College St West (west of Bathurst) info: 407-8543 Rodgers. Guest artists: The Sing Co. Patients; Diana Brault, conductor. Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Road. 905-305- 7469. ,. • • • 3:00: Marta Hidy & Friends ~ Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 ext.27671. • • • 3:30: Elora Festival Singers. Bach: St. Matthew Passion. Performers include Anne Monoyios, Daniel Lichti, Peter Butterfield, Brett Polegato, Catherine Robbin & others. Church of Our Lady, Guelph. . 519-846-0331. ,. • • • 4:30: Great M~Jsic at St. Anne's. Abendmusik. Riverdale Concert Society: Ellen Meyer, piano; Stephen Fox, clarinet; Daniel Kushner, violin. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-31 60. Free. • • •7':00: Polish Canadian Society of Music. In the Mood for Love. Arias, ensembles & ' choruses from fam·ous operas & operettas. Kings Mitrowska, soprano; Mark DuBois, tenor; · Toronto Sinfonietta; Ryerson's . Oakham House Choir; Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 763-8746. to . r. •¥RUA• • '99 u •lib , 1 '99 'NhoteAQte= • • • 7:30: Wast Hill United Church Concert Series. Reunion Jazz Band a.k.a. Just Friends. Jazz & dixieland standards from Gershwin, Waller & others. Ernie Mea, leader. 62 Orchard Park Drive, West Hill. 282-8566. . • • • 8:00: Amadeus Ensemble. The Jewish Experience. Music for string orchestra by Mendelssohn, Barnes, & Glick. Moshe Hammer, leader. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. to . HONOURAPLE MENTION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 20's & 30's. Spanish guitars, African drums & trumpet. 15 Shuter. 872- 4255. .50,. • Mar. 6 6: 30: Opera York. Puccini: Madams Butterfly. Abridged concert version. Stephanie Piercey, Tarin Chiles, Igor Emilianov, Marie Anne Kowan, Paul Huschilt & Marcia Bunston, performers; William Sho_okhoff, ,artistic director.-Famee Furlane, 7065 Islington Ave. Woodbridge. Reception & Italian dinner. 469-0086. NON-TRADITIONAL VENUES: • Feb. 7 2:00: Worlds of Music of Toronto. Music from the Bahamas & Caribbean rhythms & chants. Mo 'Banja, a cappella quartet; Sammy Clarke Drummers. lakeside Terrace, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • Feb. 11 8:30: Thirst for Water. Jani Lauzon, vocalist. Fund raiser for clean water. The Reverb, 651 Queen St. West. 929-6158. . • Feb. 13 8:00: Kuumba. Songs of Joy. Traditional & contemporary gospel. British Methodist Episcopal Church adult choir; Children with the Deepest Praise youth choir. Brigan- , tine Room, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-4000. (advance), (door). • Feb. 141:30& 3:30: Kuumba. Rhythmic Vibrations with COBA. African & Caribbean folk songs, drumming .& chanting, led by Roger Gibbs. Audience participation. Brigantine Room, 235 Queen'_s Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • Feb. 14 2:00: Worlds of Music of Toronto. Achilla Orru, lukeme; likisa, pan African pop. lakeside Terrace, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • Feb. 14 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Stephen Fearing, guitar & vocals. Blend of traditional folk, Celtic, blues, contemporary acoustic, country, gospel & jazz. TRANZAC Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 410-3655. ,. • Feb. 19 8:00: Music Umbrella. Sound-Masses: From Gabrieli to Frank Zappa. Varese: Density 21.5; Octandre; chamber music by Zappa. Co-production with the Toronto Wind CONTINUED ON PAGE 37 Esprit Orchestra 98.99 Season Alex Pauk Music Director and Conductor All New_ (World Premieres) Tu~sday March 9, 1999 8:00 p.m./7:00p.m. pre-concert talk Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre Guest Artist: Erica Goodman, harp Composers: Chris Paul Harman (Canada) Paul Dolden (Canada) Alex Pauk (Canada) Klaus Hinrich Stahmer (Germany) Axle Resonant Twilightfor orchestra & tape Concerto for harp & orchestra May they come, may they disembark, may they stay and rest awhile in peace · Esprit's final concert of the season includes all new pieces. Four individual styles reflect the many streams of thought flowing through Canadian and German contemporary orchestral music. call or visit the St. Lawrence Centre box office, 27 Front St. E. (416) 366-7723 -Tickets: ; · ~~ -50 strident/senior ToRONTo's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE ClASSICAL & CONT6MPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

ANNOUNCEMENTS February 6 7:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Valentine Cabaret. Romantic songs, delectable savouries, sweets and wine. Canada Company Hall, River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph. Reservations 519- 763-3000. February 13 7:00: Polish Canadian Society of Music. Dance with Me. Black tie carnival ball featuring Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor, and Banana Beat. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 242-9021. (dinner, reception_ & dancing). February 20 6:00: Pax Christi Chorale. A Renaissance Feast. Fundraising gourmet dinner accompanied by Renaissance dance music. Elliot Hall, Christ Church Deer Park, ,1570 Yonge. 484-9149. February 21 11 :OOam: Gatsby's Restaurant and Ann Summers International .. Sumptuous Sunday Opera Brunch. Celebrating baritone Louis Quilico. Gatsby's Restaurant. 504 Church St. 362- 1422. (children 0). March 5 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music President'Dr. Peter Simon joins in conversation with renowned composer !'larry -Somers. Evening includes a varied program of Somers' works performed by Elisabeth Pomes, soprano and Peter Tiefenbach, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408- 2825 ext.321. ,. March 6 6:30: Amadeus Choir THE ~ ETERA Gala Auction: Voices of Spring. Civic Centre, Edwards Gardens. 446-0188. (inCludes food, prizes & entertainment). Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation announces its 1999- 2000 ,000 award for performers on double 'reed · instruments. Deadline for receipt of applications (by nomination only): March 1, 1999. For further , information call 244-3745. LECTURES February 4 12:00 noon: Women's Musical Club of Toronto & University of Toronto Faculty of Music present a lecture by William Wright, The Changing Organ Landscape, preceding the 1:30pm concert. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. To reserve a place call 416-923-7052. Free. February 11 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Lecture by Rick Phillips, .of CBC Radio's Sound Advice, exploring Dvorak's Serenade in d minor and Shostakovich's Symphony #14 with a focus on Shostakovich's life in relation to this symphony. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2825 ext.321. ,. MASTERCLASSES February 1 11 :30am: U of T Faculty of Music. Masterclass with Graham Johnson for Singers and Pianis,ts. Featured works in the class include lieder by Schubert, Brahms, Schumann & Wolf. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Sunday, March 7, 2:30pm Walter Hall, 80 Oueen's Park / seniors & students Call:(416)516-1496. Rossini's captivating songs! with Sally Dibblee soprano Linda Maguire mezzo Eric Shaw tenor Bruce Kelly baritone Park 978-3744. ,. February 25 12:10: U ofT Faculty of Music presents Celebrating Poulenc: Voice Performance Masterclass by • renowned accompanist Dalton Ba,ldwin. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park 978-3744. Free. February 27 1 O:OOam - 12:00 noon & 1 :30 - 3:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Rupert Edwards Organ Masterclass by Harald Vogel. Knox College Chapel, 59 St. George St. Free. WORKSHOPS February 7 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by Hungarian recorder player, Janos Ungvary, for players of early insturments. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 932-8167. February 10 7:00: CAMMAC Flute Club. North Toronto Community Centre, 200 Eglinton West. 962-4847. ,. February 14 12:00 noon: HarbourKids Creative Workshop. Make and take project: African talking drums and thumb pianos. Special guest artist: Veronica Sullivan. The Lookout, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-4000. Materials fee per child. February 17 2:00: Don Mills Organ Society workshop. Taylor Place, 1 Overland Drive. 447- 1137. February 19 7:30: Recorder Players Society. Amateur musicians who meet to explore recorder rep'ertoire from the Renaissance to modern times. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 968-1559. February 28 2:00: CAMMAC music reading for recorders, viols & other instruments: Italian music of the late Renaissance & early Baroque periods with Alison Melville. Christ Church Deer Park, 1 570 Yonge St. 421- 0779. ,. March 6 9 :00am: Unionville Wind Conductors' Symposium. Open to all music educators & university students interested in improving their knowledge of the wind band literature & their skills as effective musical leaders. Featured clinicians: Dr. Joseph Missal & Dr. Glenn Price. 201 Town Centre Blvd. Unionville. 905-479-2787 ext.363. March 7 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music presents The New Now Chamber Musician - Creativity in Music, a fun-filled, interactive, educational afternoon during which young audience members will delve into the ,mind of a composer & learn the TORONTO" S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY .CONCERT LISTING SOURCE process by which music is composed. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 27-3 Bloor St. West. 408-2825 ext.321. ,. Worlds of Music Toronto. 10- week series of workshops by musicians/teachers from diverse cultures throughout the world: • Andean pan flute, beginning· Feb 21 12:00 noon • Traditional Ghanaian durmming, beginning Feb 27 11 :OOam • Balkan music, beginning Feb 26 7:00 • Classical Indian singing, beginning Feb 21 3:00 • Caribbean drumming, beginning Feb 20 2:00 • African guitar, beginning Feb 20 11 :OOam • Cuban music, beginning Feb 20 2:00 • Harmonic overtone singing, March 7 & 28 2:00 • Steel pan, beginning Feb 20 10:00am • Canadian fiddling, beginning ' Feb 21 2:00 • Bamileke, beginning Feb 20 -· ' 11 :OOam All workshops take place at Hart House except Traditional Ghanaian drumming & Steelpan. For more information and fees, call 966-4447. Material to be considered for the March ETCetera must be received in our offices (by mail, fax or e-mail) no later than February 15. See page 2 for addresses,, etc. HONOURABLE MENTION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 36 Orchestra directed by Mark Hopkins. Barcode Restaurant, 549 College St. 461-6681 . to . • Feb. 21 2:00: Kuumba. Kalabash. Caribbean-flavoured jazz fusion with steel drums. vocals. sax. flutes, bass, drums, percussion & keyboards. lakeside Terrace, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant, 681 St. Clair Ave. West. 658-5687. cover. Mediterranean cuisine and live music each night at 9:15 & 10:30: -February 3: Ed Bickert. guitar; Pat Qollins. bass. -February 17: Levon lchkhanian, banjitar, oud & ... ; Rick Shadrach lazar, ·percussion. Too LATE TO LIST ·February 13 8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Bach: lobet d~n Herr' n; Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands: Kenins; cantata. lita Classen, soprano; Mary Jay, trumpet; Sandra Donatell, hom; Paul Grimwood, organ. Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. 905-527-5995. , .

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