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Intersections

Date: June 14, 2020 at 3pm Note: Concert is cancelled due to health concerns about the pandemic. We will be in touch shortly about plans for the next season. Please take care and be well. “The more people I meet the happier I become. From the meanest creature one departs wiser, richer, more...

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Beethoven, after all

Date: April 19, 2020 at 3pm – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 “There is only one heroism in the world: to see the world as it is, and to love it.” – Romain Rolland FEATURING Maeve Palmer, soprano Inna Perkis, piano Giles Tomkins, bass baritone Kathryn Tremills, piano Boris Zarankin, piano ROSEBUD QUARTET...

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Runaway Waltz

Date: December 1, 2019 at 3pm “Now is the time when trembling on its stem Each flower fades away like incense; Sounds and scents turn in the evening air; A melancholy waltz, a soft and giddy dizziness.” – Charles Baudelaire FEATURING Allison Angelo, soprano Helen Becqué, piano John Lettieri, accordion Inna Perkis, piano Ernesto Ramirez,...

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Schubertiad: A day with Schubert

Date: October 6, 2019 at 3pm “I live and compose like a God, as if it had been so decreed.” – Franz Schubert FEATURING Andrea Ludwig, mezzo soprano Inna Perkis, piano Boris Zarankin, piano ROSEBUD QUARTET Keith Hamm, viola Sheila Jaffé, violin Leana Rutt, cello Aaron Schwebel, violin

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June9_2019

Russian Salon: Ages & Stages

Date: June 9, 2019 at 3pm “I am as though dead. But as a comfort to the world, with its thousands of souls, I live on in the hearts of all loving people. And that means I am not dust.” – Michelangelo Buonarroti We begin with Mussorgksy’s visionary Nursery cycle,...

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To The Letter: An Epistolary Celebration

Date: April 14, 2019 at 3pm “And none will hear the postman’s knock without a quickening of the heart.” – W. H. Auden There is something so deeply intimate – and even indecent – about the act of reading a letter addressed to another. We transcend all boundaries of time...

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February3_2019

24th Annual Schubertiad

Date: February 3, 2019 at 3pm “No one feels another’s grief, no one understands another’s joy. People imagine they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.” – Franz Schubert While the idea of listening to and performing individual songs in a specific sequence — as...

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THE MYSTERY OF HISTORY: 1889 in Paris and Vienna

Date: October 21, 2018 at 3pm “Music should be flexible and adaptable to fantasies and dreams.” – Claude Debussy Paris, 1889. Millions of visitors flock to Paris to witness the great wonders of an ever-expanding and brave new world. Among them, a young Claude Debussy strolls though the Exposition Universelle...

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SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON

SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON: MADRID > MOSCOW = 4094 KM Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 3pm Address: Trinity St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Phone: 416.466.6323 These could be the words of a fiery-tempered Spaniard or those of an ardent Russian! A vast 4094 kilometers separate Madrid from Moscow....

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SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON

SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON: MADRID > MOSCOW = 4094 KM Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 3pm These could be the words of a fiery-tempered Spaniard or those of an ardent Russian! A vast 4094 kilometers separate Madrid from Moscow. That’s 40 long hours in a car. 798 hours if you wanted to...

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