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Volume 1 Issue 6 - March 1996

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March

March '96 EIGHT PULSE •3:00: BaCh Children's Chorus, Linda Beaupre, cond. Benefit Concert for the Emily Stowe Shelter for Women. Mozart: Excerpts from The Magic Flute; Rutter: All Things Bright and Beautiful; Eleanor Daley: And God Shall Wipe Away All Tears; Leon Dubinsky: Rise Again; Allister McGillivary: Here's to Song. St. Nicholas Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. (E. of Warden), 431-0790. , . •3:00: Bella Baroque. Handel: Pensieri notturni di Filii, Four Arias from Neun Deutschen Arien; Bach: Ei wie Schmeckt der Coffee Susse; Vivaldi: All' Ombra di sospetto. Kristen Derksen, baroque flute; Margaret Gray, cello; Gillian Keith, soprano; Judith Lavin, harpsichord. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 422-1892. Free. •3:00: Concertsingers, Marta McCarth~ cond. Faure: Requiem; Britten: Fiv~ Flower Songs; Haydn: Come, Gentle Spring. With lnes Pagli~ri, violin & Michael Schuck, organ. St. Thomas Church, 383 Huron St. 769-7991. ,. •4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Ann M. Wright, soprano. Music by Deli us, Hols~, Berg and Webern. 651 Dufferin St. 536-3160. Free. •8:00: Music at Metropolitan. Music for a While. Duets and solos by Handel, Purcell, Power, Cabana, Puccini and others. Peter Mahon & Kevin Power, countertenors. 56 Queen St. E. 363-033_1. 0. •8:00: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Puccini: Madama Butterfly. Central Technical Theatre, Harbord St. E. of Bathurst. 698-9572. ,. •2:00: Toronto Symphony OrChestra, J.P. Saraste, cond. Moussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Korngold: Violin Concerto; SibE!Iius: . Symphonies no.6 &. 7. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-7769. .39 to .65. •7:30: Artword Theatre. Composers' Soiree. An informal evening where musicians and composers present newr work. Inaugural event includes Timothy Minthorn, Brenda! Mullere, Sarah Peebles and Mark Pinkus. 81 Portland St. ' no.201. 408-1146. ,. •7:30: Bella Baroque. See Mar. 3. •1 :00: ~t. James' Cathedral. Organ Recital. lmprovi~:>ation and music by Dupre, de Grigny. Richard Birney-Smith, organ. 65 Church St. 369- 0020. Free. •8:00: Ford Centre. John Williams, guitar. George Weston Recital Hall, (Preconcert talk, 7pm: Eli Kassner). 5040 Yonge Street. 872-2222. ,,. •8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. The Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk, cond. Rodrigo: Art! Words! Music! Sound! Sight! Poetry! Theatre! Artword Theatre 81 Portland Street, #201 Toronto · 408-1146 (one block east of Bathurst, south of King) Mon. Mar. 4 Composers' Soiree 7:30 pm a monthly series of new works / (To present work, call Tim Minthorn 461-1818] Sat. Mar. 9 Art Opening 1-5 pm new paintings by Andrew Glinski (all March) Thur-Sat, Mar. 21-23 Echo & Narcissus 8 pm · A mirror for our time...:_ a theatre/dance multi-media work-in-progress 0/ Fri-Sat. Mar. 29-30 Seiren: A Concert 8 pm Ardeleana.Trio (cello, flute, piano) plus mezzo-soprano Nancy De Long / Concierto de Aranjuez; .music by Debussy and Ravel. With Norbert Kraft, guitar. 250 Front St.=W=. =2=0=5=-5=5=5=5=.=$=2::::5::::.:::1 •1 2:00 noon: Glenn Gould Studio. Music around us. Music by Durufle, Liszt, Casella and Martinu. Mark Childs, viola; Suzanne Shulman, flute, Valerie Tryon, piano. 250 Front St. W. 205- 5555. Free. •12: 10. Faculty of Music. The Thursday Noon Series. Student Chamber Ensembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Pk. 978-3744. Free. •8:00: Theatre Francais de JON WASHBURN: leads the Toronto. See Mar. 1. renowned Vancouver Chamber •8:00: Toronto Symphony Choir in their joint concert OrChestra. See Mar. 4. with the Gallery Choir of the •1 0:00: Global Meltdown Church of St. Mary Magdalene. '96. The Afronubians: a high . energy blend of African L-------------' musics. Punjabi by Nature: an •8:00: Vancouver Chamber eight piece group that Choir, Jon Washburn, cond. & combine bhangra music with The St. Mary Magdalene rock, reggae and funk ChurCh Gallery Choir, Robert · rhythms. the Bamboo Club, Hunter Bell, cond. Music of 312 Queen St. W. 588-2446. Healey Willan and others. 0. Choirs will sing separately and together. Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave (n. of College, w. of Bathurst). 769-7991. , (srs.), (student). •12:00 noon: York University Music Department. Casey Sokol and Christina Petrowska, duo-pianists. John Cage: Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos, introduced · by James Tenney. DACARY Hall, Mclaughlin College, York University, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. •12: 10: St. Paul's ChurCh. Organ Recital. ';.27 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. •12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist ChurCh. Organ Recital. 1585 Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. •8:00. Faculty of Music. University of Toronto Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Prize winning ensemble, dir.John Chalmers. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Pk. 978-3744. Free. •8:00: Theatre Francais de Toronto. See Mar. 1. •8:00: Toronto Symphony OrChestra. See Mar. 4. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-7769. •7:30: Opera Breve. Comedy Triplet. Three one act operas in English. Mozart: The Impresario; Donizetti: Betly; Douglas Moore: Gallantry. Ford Centre, Studio Theatre, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,. •8:00: Concentus Arts. Recital Series. Alexa Wing, soprano, in recital. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 964-8293. . •8:00: Ford Centre. Carmina Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in d, opus 76, no.2; Schubl)rt: Quartet in d, D.81 0 "Death and thE! Maiden"; new work TBA by Urs Ringger. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street. 872-2222. ,,. •8:00: Menaka Thakkar Dance Company & The Esprit OrChestra. Farewell to Heaven. A fusion of new choreography based in traditional Indian dance with original music by Alex Pauk; Interior Landscape, an innovative choreographic work in the Bharatanatyam Indian Dance tradition. Du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay W. 973-4000. ,.

March '96 •8:00: Opera Division of the Faculty of Music. Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Pk. 978-3744. Tickets / •8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble. With Timbrel and Dance. Medieval instrumental and vocal music, including music by Hildegard of Bingen, with performances by guest dancers, Karusia Wroblevski Flynn, Suzanne Patterson, Stephanie Conn and Dahlia Obadia. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 365 College St. 638-9445. ,. NINE •8:00: North York Symphony, Kerry Stratton, cond. Operetta Night. Music byGilbert and Sullivan, Johan~ Straus.s and •8:00: Faculty of Music. Franz Lahar. With Jenmfer Percussion Ensembles, dir. Chamandy, soprano; John Jay Robin Engleman. Students Hebert, ~enor; Marcus Nance, showcase standard and bass bantone; Deborah contemporary pi·eces utilizing Overes, mezzo soprano. the full range of percussion Weston Recital Hall, 5040 instruments. Walter Hall, 80 Yonge St. 872-2222. Queen's Pk. 978-37,44. Free. .-uuE Trio). J.S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, (arr. Dmitri Sitkovetsky); and other works. 'Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366- 7723. ,,. •1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. The Essex Winds woodwind quintet. Andriessen: Sciarada Spagnula; Telemann, err. Keetbaas: Suite in b; Hetu: ,. Quintette for Winds, op.13. 65 Church St. 369-0020. Free. •8:00: Opera Division of the Faculty of Music. Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Pk. 978-3744. Tickets / •8:00: Theatre Francais de •8:00: Sinfonia Mississauga. Toronto. See Mar. 1. Serenades for Strings. Arnold: Serenade for Guitar and Strings; Antheil: Serenade no. 1 for Strings; Brouwer: Three Dances; Serenades by . •2:00: Faculty of Music. Kulesha, Ropartz and Herbert. Electroacoustic Music. ·Works With Si~on Wynberg, guitar. by Ciamaga, Dusenberry, Essl, Eden Umted Chu.rc~, 3051 Hatzis and Patrick. Walter Battleford Rd. Mlsslssauga. Hall, 80 Queen's Pk. 978- 905-274-1571. ,,. 3744 . Free. •8:00: Theatre Francais de Toronto. See Mar. 1. •8:00: The Toronto Camerata. Lord, How Lovely He Has Made Her. An ode to women: French, English, Italian & Spanish lovesongs and works by Debussy, Farmer, Lasso, Morley and Wilbye. Church of St. Leonard, 25 Wanless Ave .. 905-841_-6482. ,. \ •11 :OOa.m.: Harbourfront · Centre. Cushion Concert. Fann & Wallace: Harp 2 Harp. Music by Bach, Debussy, Gershwin, Celtic airs and original compositions. Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay W. 973-4000. ,. •7:30: Opera Breve. Comedy Triplet. See March 8. •8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. Studio Jazz. The Mike Murley Quintet. Mike Murley, Saxophone; John Macleod, trumpet. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. ,. •2:00: Menaka Thakkar Dance Company & The Esprit OrChestra. Du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay W. See Friday March 8 ·at 8:00 for details. '•2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Pilgrims Trail Mix. An eclectic pilgrimage through Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean. Music for hurdy-gurdy, bagpipe, oud, recorder, flute, shawm, crumhorn, saz and percussion by Michael Franklin, Ben Grossman and Steve Starchev. ROM, Queen's Pk. (s. of Bloor). 966-1409. Free with ROM adm. •3:00: New Artists Series. Julia Wedman, violin. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 225-4750. ,8. •3:00: The Toronto Camerata. Lord, How Lovely He Has Made Her. An ode to women:' French, English, Italian & Spanish lovesongs and works by Debussy, Farmer, Lasso, Morley and Wilbye. St. Aidan's Church, 70 Silver Birch Ave. 905-841- 6482. ,. •8:00: Menaka Thakkar •3:00: Trinity St. Paul's . Dance Company & The Esprit Vocal Recital Series. Sunests. OrChestra. Du Maurier Theatre Susan Suchard, soprano; . Centre 231 Queen's Quay W. Brenda Cook, horn; Jeanme See Frfday March 8 at 8:00 Wyse, piano. 427 Bloor St. fordetails. W. 922-8435. ,. •8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. OnStage. John McDermott. Music for St. Patrick's Day. 250 Front S~. W. 205-5555. Sold out. •8:00: Music TORONTO. Proteus Ensemble (String tor th.e. Cove of singitzg! MI\URA McGROARTY 235 McRae Drivr TPronlo, Oti!ario Cmadi1 M4G H6 Tcl:(416) 422-2522 1-800-624-2748 THE CHORAL STORE -- - -- ---~;~~~~ 6 l_:t_2:::_~~~ Virgin Classics Recording Artists The 1/anct~uuer Chamber Cht~ir and the qatleriJ Cht~ir t~l lhe Church ,, Sl mariJ ~agdalene together In Concert Tuesday, March 5th, 1996, Spm at the Church of St Mary Magdalene 4 77 Manning Ave at the corner of Ulster · (north of College, west of Bathurst) Tickets adults, seniors, students available by calling (416) 769-7991 or from St John's Music, 1650 Avenue Road The 0 era Store, 210 Bloor Street West

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