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Intersections

Date: June 14, 2020 at 3pm “The more people I meet the happier I become. From the meanest creature one departs wiser, richer, more conscious of one’s blessings. Even you . . . even you, who knows, will have added to my store.” – Samuel Beckett FEATURING Lara Dodds-Eden, piano Joni Henson, soprano Inna Perkis,...

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Beethoven, after all

Date: April 19, 2020 at 3pm “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 Dr. Julia Zarankin, host

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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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