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Women's Musical Club of Toronto continues eclectic programming tradition for 2013-14 season

By John Terauds on February 15, 2013

Suzie LeBlanc sings for the Women's Musical Club of Toronto on
Suzie LeBlanc sings for the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto on Nov. 21.

The Women’s Musical Club of Toronto, which, if Moses Znaimer were running it would be promptly renamed Zoomer Music, unveiled its 116th season of Thursday-afternoon concerts at University of Toronto’s Walter Hall yesterday.

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
John Terauds

The venerable music presenter has long sought out a mix of young up-and-comers and veterans, Canadians and musicians from away, and meaty fare leavened with something light. The 2013-14 season is no exception.

The brilliant husband-wife piano duo of Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung opens the season on Oct. 17 with a breathtaking programme that includes Igor Stravinsky’s Petrouchka, the Hebrides Overture by Felix Mendelssohn and three tangos by Astor Piazzolla — in the duo’s own arrangement.

Soprano Suzie LeBlanc visits with the viol consort of Les Voix humaines in a programme that not only features 17th century music, but something out of 20th century songbooks, on Nov. 21.

Every year, the Women’s Musical Club provides a grant to a young Canadian musician they feel deserves a boost. This season’s recipient, recorder whiz Vincent Lauzer, shows up to say thank you with a concert with a baroque consort on Feb. 27, 2014.

Cellist Yegor Dyachkov presents a juicy recital with pianist Jean Saulnier on March 20, 2014, that also includes the premiere of a new work commissioned by the Club from University of Toronto composition prof Christos Hatzios.

The season ends with a recital by the Czech Pavel Haas Quartet on April 10.

You can check out present and future concerts offered by the organization here.

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
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