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Walter Hall, University of Toronto
|The Duke Trio make magnificent music in the afternoon at University of Toronto's Walter Hall|
|Three of the composers on the program of this 115th season of the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto are linked in a significant pattern of numbers. Felix Mendelssohn was born in 1809, the year Joseph Haydn died. Paul Schoenfield was born in 1947, one hundred years after Mendelssohn died. Haydn’s Piano Trio no. 39, famous for the gypsy folk music of the final Rondo, is dedicated to a woman with whom the composer was conducting a passionate affair: it is “romantic” in two ways that look forward to Mendelssohn.|
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