What's In Your Book? Stephanie Higgins Lecture Recital
Jun
12
2:30 PM14:30

What's In Your Book? Stephanie Higgins Lecture Recital

Crossing Over From Classical Music To Contemporary Music Theatre: A Lecture Recital
Rodgers & Hammerstein : If I Loved You (from Carousel)
Jerry Bock : Vanilla Ice Cream (from She Loves Me)
Malloy : No One Else (from Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812)
Jason Robert Brown : Still Hurting (from The Last Five Years)
Fats Waller : I've Got A Feelin' I'm
Stevie Nicks : Landslide
Holland-Dozier-Holland : Stop, In the Name of Love!
Merrill and Rubicam : I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Wilder and Zippel : Reflection (from Mulan)
Alicia Keys : Fallin'
Stephen Sondheim : Getting Married Today (from Company)
Lin-Manuel Miranda : Satisfied (from Hamilton)
Lady Gaga : You and I

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Off-Centre Music Salon  dérangé #i'mwithher
Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

Off-Centre Music Salon dérangé #i'mwithher

Sadly, we learned this year that the world was not quite ready for a Madam President… So we’re taking this as an opportunity to pledge allegiance to HER. Not specifically to that her but rather to a few of the incredible leading women of our musical worlds: Toronto’s dream-pop band Bernice (Robin Dann), jazz-trumpeteuse extraordinaire Rebecca Hennessy’s New-Orleans-inspired-modern-jazz-flavoured FOG Brass Band and NYC-based envelope pusher and new music champion mezzo Lucy Dhegrae with pianist Lara Dodds-Eden.

Tonya Ko - Smoke and Distance
Skye Macklay - Glossolalia
Anna Thorvaldsdottir - Hvolf

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Die schöne Müllerin
May
21
7:30 PM19:30

Die schöne Müllerin

Ist es der Nachklang meiner Liebespein?
Soll es das Vorspiel neuer Lieder sein?

Is this the echo of my love’s sorrow,
or could it be the prelude to new songs?

COC ensemble tenor Charles Sy joins pianist Lara Dodds-Eden to sing the songs of Schubert's wandering miller. Original drawings by Scott Leeming will accompany the music, unspooling on a handmade 'crankie'.

FREE ENTRY

DMA RECITAL 2

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A Musical Invasion of Paris: the mighty four
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

A Musical Invasion of Paris: the mighty four

In the words of Audrey Hepburn: “Paris is always a good idea.” Our unlikely, but “mighty” four – Chopin, Wagner, Rossini and Meyerbeer – certainly thought so. Our programme will include Chopin’s twelve op. 28 Preludes, a piano four-hand arrangement of Wagner’s Tannhäuser Ouverture as well as beloved scenes from Rossini and Meyerbeer operas.

Featuring:
Michèle BOGDANOWICZ, mezzo-soprano
Lucia CESARONI, soprano
Lara DODDS-EDEN, piano
Adrian KRAMER, tenor
Peter McGILLIVRAY, baritone
Inna PERKIS, piano
Boris ZARANKIN, piano

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There will be stars - Music of Stephen Chatman and other contemporary composers
Mar
26
2:30 PM14:30

There will be stars - Music of Stephen Chatman and other contemporary composers

The MacMillan Singers and Women’s Chamber Choir present music by Stephen Chatman for mixed voices, and contemporary treble settings of texts by women, featuring music by Ramsay, Parker, Hagen, Chatman and Brandon.

MacMillan Theatre
Hilary Apfelstadt and Tracy Wong (conductors)

$30, $20 senior, $10 student | BUY TICKETS

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are you here?
Jan
27
8:30 PM20:30

are you here?

Buy tickets: http://burdockto.com/shows/?show=504
$13 in advance, $15 at the door

Doors at 8:30pm, Show at 9pm

// ARE YOU HERE?
duets for two plus you
--
soft songs with Alex Samaras and Catherine Gardner
by Barber, Bernstein, Britten, Copland, Hindemith, Korngold, Meredith Monk, Palej, Poulenc, Rachmaninov and Sondheim
(many with new English translations) 
&
softer music for piano four hands with Helen Becqué
the second movement of Brahms' Symphony no. 3 and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite
&
readings by Jessica Moore of texts by
Pasternak, Berger, Ondaatje, Quignard, Hesse, Clara Schumann, Derrida amongst others
---

Listen: https://soundcloud.com/lara-dodds-eden/ned-rorem-as-adam-early-in-the-morning

Lara: www.laradodds-eden.com
Helen: https://music.utoronto.ca/our-people.php?fid=269
Alex: www.sondheimjazzproject.com
Catherine: http://catherinegardnersopr.wix.com/catherinegardner
Jessica: http://www.jessicamoore.ca/

Image by Gaëlle Legrand
http://www.gaellelegrand.com/

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UNDER MANY A STAR
Feb
12
7:30 PM19:30

UNDER MANY A STAR

 

DMA Recital
Walter Hall 7.30pm

Faure - La chanson d'Eve
Rorem - As Adam Early In The Morning
Szymanowski - Mythes for violin and piano
Crumb - Apparition for voice and amplified piano
and something new by Robin
***
with songbirds Ilana Zarankin, Danika Lorèn, Robin Dann, Alex Samaras, violinist Sheila Jaffè, and pianist Lara Dodds-Eden

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Dana Sipos Album Release with Ben Hermann at the Musideum
Apr
30
8:00 PM20:00

Dana Sipos Album Release with Ben Hermann at the Musideum

Thu Apr 30, 2015 - 8PM - $20

Dana Sipos is an ethereal Canadian folkist who beguiles and charms, weaving fragments of stories, myths and dreams into songs that map heart and country and the spaces between. She inhabited the far north before going nomad. Envisioned at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains during a residency at the Banff Centre and recorded in Montreal home studios in the darkest day of 2014, Roll Up the Night Sky will be released in spring 2015 on Muddy Roots Music Recordings.

Ben Hermann's ethereal music hits the sweet spot with Folk music lovers. Ben's calm presence juxtaposes his striking performances on stage. His quiet words between songs, and careful delivery of lyrics harken back to music listening rooms of yesteryear. He draws the audience in through imagery, timing and space. His new 2015 album is full of subtlety and determination, blending distant instrumentation and strong finger-style guitar playing into a soundscape that compliments the careful nuances of his voice.

Featuring:
Mark McIntyre
Ben McCarthy
Lara Dodds-Eden

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