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Volume 8 Issue 6 - March 2003

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QUODLIBET Purcell, Mozart, Schubert and even sic in March is indicative of the vitality within its walls.His creating Schoenberg, with a repertoire spanby Allan Pulker ning song, oratorio and opera. performance opportunities, not only The Montreal based Theatre of for distinguished faculty members like Daniel Taylor and Nancy Argenta Early Music Ensemble which will Leon Fleisher (March 8) and Andrew McCandless (March 21) but "Sound the trumpet" says l>urcell, accompany them is composed of which is good advice, except when eight superb musicians. It's going it's your own. The dilemma facing to be a great concert. (I have heard also for its community school teachers (March 30), its students (Mar. 7, our early music columnist, Frank Na- that this concert is also to ·be perkashima, 27, 28, 29 and April 4 & 5, and for this month is that one of formed in Guelph on March 8, but its orchestral instrumental students, the more interesting early music con- have not been able to find any concerts this month (soprano Nancy Ar- firmation of that on eitherof the art­ the distinguished conductor, Simon in a concert March 14 conducted by genta and countertenor Daniel Tay- ists' websites. If anyone has knowllor, Streatfeild. March 9) is being presented edge of this, please send details to by the Toronto Early Music Centre, us at and A distinguished violist in his native England where he was a found- Nancy Argenta of which Frank is the president. So we will add it to our online listings.) ing member of the Academy of St. ance of the colossal Turangalila­ ·he can't really give it the prai~ it Martin-in-the-Fields, he came to SynphonyofMessiaenprooucedon merits without risking being ace~ The Parker Family Canada in 1965 to be principal viol- · Friday evening by the i'OO young of tooting his own horn. This month's cover story barely ist of the Vancouver Symphony Or- musicians of the McGill Symphony Those of you who heard Daniel touches on the talents of Gryphon chestra, of which he became princi- Orchestra." Taylor in concert last February with Trio pianist Jamie Parker. Jamie can pal conductor in 1970. lie was per- I am sure many ofus will want to fellow countertenor James Bowman be heard with the Gryphon Trio three haps best known as the conductor be at the now heartbreakingly unof the Manitoba Chamber Orches- derutilized George Weston Recital will need no convincing. His part- times in March and once in April ner on March 9, Nancy Argenta, is . (SoundStreams, April 3), but he is tra, a position which he held until Hall the evening of March 14 to hear a Canadian soprano who has creat- also doing a recital With his brother, 1999. Montreal's La Presse wrote: Mr. Streatfeild work his magic with ed a brilliaµt career in Europe, where John Kimura Parker, on March 11 "... Simon Streatfeild has the gift, the RCM Symphony Orchestra. she regularly performs with the likes at Glenn Gould Studio, part of the rarer than one might think, of ob- The Universities of Trevor Pinnock, Christopher Hog- prestigious CBC OnStage series. taining astonishing-results from Stu- As the academic year is reaching its wood, John Elliot Gardiner and And their cousin, Ian Parker, will dent orchestras. Nobody will forget c1iillax for perforniance students at Roger Norrington, drawing super- be making his Music Toronto debut the extraordinary performance of the Humber College, the University of Shostakovitch Fifth which he obtained Toronto and York Universi~, there from the National Youth Orchestra are plenty of interesting concerts. latives like "the supreme Hlindel so.: on March 13. prano of our age" in the press - a Royal Conservatory of Music plaudit that fails to show that she is The range of music being presented also a renowned intetpreter of Bach, py the Royal Conservatory of Mu-· in the Festival de Lanaudiere. Also quite remarkable was the perform- How can yoU have a sayin what -w,e p. -I ay. ? CONTINUES 10 Feed your curiosity. www Submit your requests at, and listen to host Shelley Solmes for five hours of commerical-free music. Take Five Weekdays at 10 am fl-I cec4ife>radi~ cbc.~a March 1 - April 7 2003

A N A L E K T A SERGE ARCURI & INGRAM MARSHAll THE GRYPHON TRIO AND FRIENDS AT GlENN GOUlD STUDIO April 3, 2003 at 8 pm ~.-f cac o!if radi9_5,li., 250 Front St. W. Co-produced with Music Toronto & Two New Hours CBC RADIO TWO Gryphon Trio: Annalee Patipanakoon, violin Roman Borys, cello Jamie Parker, piano With guest artists: Lawrence Cherney, oboe d'amore Robert Cram, flute Arcuri and Marshall have both extended the communicative power of chamber 'music through imaginative electronic techniques. Marshall's journey has also led h(m to explore the music from the dawn of the world, studying the music of Bali and Indonesia extensively. 1 he sounds of the Balinese gamelan have found their way into Marshall's palette in dark .tones and the percussion of another world. Arcuri has often been inspired by the other side of consdousness - the world of dreams - and he brings a world premiere to this concert of works by composers intrigued by both technol·ogy and primal consciousness. ARCURI: MARSHALL: Migrations Fragments Les-Furieuses Enluminures Des Torrents D'Etoiles Fog Tropes II Holy Ghosts , In My Beginning' ls My End Fast Falls The Eventide· Pre-concert Young Artist Ov~rture, doors open at 7:00 pm Tomorrow's artists perform the works of today's composers Tickets: Adults I Students Available at Glenn Gould Studio Ticket Office - CALL 416-205-5555 Box office hours: Mon.Fri, 11·6 & 2hrs prior to performance March 1 · April 7 2003 \' 11

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