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Volume 11 Issue 7 - April 2006

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... CONCERTS: Toronto &

... CONCERTS: Toronto & nearby - 5:00: Czech Community Centre at Masaryktown. Concert. Drew Jurecka Trio. Restaurant Prague, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-439-4354. , . - 7:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble. A Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Glenn Chipkar, performer. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. . - 7:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Organ Music and Compline Service. Juha Tikkanen, organ. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Collection. - 7:30: Scarborough North Rotary Club. An Evening with Young Amadeus. Mozart: Concerto /11 in B flat K207; Concerto /121 in C K467; Symphonie Concertante in E flat; Symphony /129 in A K201. Toronto Youth Sinfonietta. Guests: David Lakirovich, Alejandro Valdepenas, violins; Adrienne Yang, Joanne Fung, piano; Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuck, viola; David Zafer, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. -. Fundraiser for Dignitas International. - 8:00: Arabesque Dance Company. layaliArabesque. Traditional acoustic Arabic music. Suleiman Warwar, lead dumbek; Bassam Bishara, vocals/naye/oude; Sebastian Gatto, katim; George Barbas, dhoholla. Gypsy Coop, 815 Queen St. W. 416-920-5593. . - 8:00: Markham Theatre. The Voices of Showtime: Moments to Remember. Musical hits of the 50s and 60s. Guest: Peter Appleyard, vibraphone. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305- 7469. , . - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Bill Bourne & Eivor Palsdottir. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531- 6604. , . Monday April 03 - 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Chamber Music Series: St. Lawrence String lluartet. Thuille: Piano Quintet; Shostakovich: Prelude & Scherzo for Octet Op.11. Guests: James Parker, piano; Takai String Quartet. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 978-3744. , $11. - 7:30: York University Department of Music. Caribbean Ensemble. Lindy Burgess, director. Recital Hall, Accolade East, 4700 Keele St. 416- 736-5186. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Beth Tikvah Synagogue. Journey to Jerusalem. Oratorio by Eyal Bitton. Cantor Tibor Kovari, Michele Tredger, Beth Tikvah Choral Society and Beth Tikvah Gala Orchestra, performers; Eyal Bitton, conductor. 3080 Bayview Ave. 416-221-3433 ex. 354. (reserved). (general admission). (sr), (st). - 8:00: Hart House. Chamber Strings Concert. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416- 978-2452. Free. - 8:00: Toronto Downtown Jazz-20th Anniversary. Russ little in Concert. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-870- 8000. .50+. - 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Wurlitzer Pops at Casa Loma. Peter Hansen, organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262. . Tuesday April 04 - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Medieval Ensemble. Judith Cohen, director. Recital Hall, Accolade East, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday. John M. Scott, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Norma. Music by Bellini. Zdenek Piech, bass; Elena Prokina & Marianna Kulikova, sopranos; Peter Barrett, baritone; David T. Heusel, conductor. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416-872-2262. - 5. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Halton Arts Review/Danny Gaisin. Vienna Chamber Orchestra in Concert. Haydn: Overture from La Pescatrici; Schubert: 5th Symphony; Mozart: Violin Concerto /14. Kerry Stratton, conductor. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Gardens Drive, Oakville. 905-815-2021 . . - 7:30: York University Department of Music. Cuban Ensemble. Paul Ormandy, Ruben Esguerra, directors. Recital Hall, Accolade East, 4 700 Keele St. 416- 736-5186. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Festival Wind Orchestra. Springtime Serenade. Works by Weber, Gershwin & others. Guest: Pavel Markelov. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 905-881-4255. ,(st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J.S. Bach Wedding Cantata. Also: Concerto for harpsichord ind BWV 1052; Concerto for Oboe in E flat BWV 1053; Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott BWV 51 . Gillian Keith, soprano; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord; John Abberger, oboe; Norm Engel, trumpet; Jeanne Lamon, director. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -, - (sr/st), (Face the Musik). Wednesday April 05 - 12:00: Glenn Gould School. Noon Hour Concert. Eleanor James, mezzo-soprano; Judy Loman, harp. Royal Conservatory of Music, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824, ex. 321 . Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Angus Sinclair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 7:30: Toronto District School Board West Region 1. Showcase Concert. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416- 872-1111. . - 8:00: Massey Hall. Wayne Shorter lluartet. Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Danilo Perez, piano; John Patitucci, bass; Brian Blade, drums; guest Brad Mehldau, piano. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50-$ 79.50. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Concerto for Orchestra. Levkovitch: Isle of a Beautiful Illusion (Canadian premiere); Lieberson: Piano Concerto /13 (Canadian premiere); Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra. Peter Serkin, piano; Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Michael lsraelievitch, marimba; Peter Oundjian, conductor/host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-$ 110. Thursday April 06 - 12: 10: U of T Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Mayumi Seiler, violin; Walter Delahunt, piano. Music of Beethoven & others. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978- 3744. Free. - 2:00: Toronto Senior Strings. A Thursday Afternoon Concert. Mozart: Concerto for Horn in E flat, K447, movements II and Ill; Donizetti: lntroduzione per Arc hi; MacMillan: Two Sketches; Grieg: String Quartet in g, Op. 27; Dvorak: String Quartet in G, Op. 77, movements I and II. Joseph Peleg & Aleksandar Gajic, violins; Anna Barycz, viola; Gregory Goldberg, cello; Ruth Budd, bass; guest: Daniel Lock, french horn. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-221 -6090. . - 6:00: Bata Shoe Museum. Dancing Shoes. Highland dance performance with live bagpipes. 327 Bloor St. W. 416-979-7799 ex.242. Free. - 8:00: Brampton Music Theatre. Oklahoma! By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Lester B. Pearson Theatre, 150 Central Park Dr., Brampton. 905-874-2800. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Earwitness Productions. Eve Egoyan, CO launch Concert. Works by Arnold, Finnissy, Kondo, Tenney & Alvear. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205- 5555. , O(sr/st). - 8:00: International Touring Productions. Kerry Stratton Conducts the Vienna Concert-Verein Orchestra. Schubert: Symphony /15 in B flat; Arnold: Sinfonietta, Op. 48; Mozart: Piano Concerto /114 in E flat K449; Schumann: Arabesque, Op. 18. Alexander Kobrin, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. , , . - 8:00: Mozart Society. Zdenek Piech, bass & Amanda Johnston, piano. Works by Mozart. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-201-3338. $ l 5(recom- Susan Hoeppner & perform Piazolla, Gellman, & Takemitsu WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM

mended donation); free(members). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchest ra. J. S. Bach: Wedding Cantata. Also: Concerto for harpsichord ind BWV 1052; Concerto for Oboe in E flat BWV 1053; Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott BWV 51. Gillian Keith, soprano; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord; John Abberg· er, oboe; Norm Engel. trumpet; Jeanne Lamon, director. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr/ st), (Face the Musik Apr. 6-8). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Hungarian Rhapsody. Kodaly: Dances of Galan· ta; Liszt: Piano Concerto 111 ; Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra. Lucille Chung, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-$110. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Creaking Tree String Ouartet. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531 -6604. , . Friday April 07 - 7:30: Coffee House. Chris White in Con· cert. Chris White, guitar/vocals. Don Heights Unitarian Congregation, 18 Wynford Dr., Suite 103. 416-444-8839. . - 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Han· del's Messiah Parts II and Ill. Guests: Messiah Chamber Orchestra and soloists. Glen Abbey United Church, 1469 Nottinghill Gate, Oakville. 905-845-5359. , (sr/st). (12&under). - 8:00: Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards. Award Show 2006 Concert. Bob James, key· board, Warren Hill & Band, Alexander Zonjic & Band, Paul Brown, Steve Oliver, The Clay· ton-Scott Group & other performers. Ham· merson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississau· ga. 800-805-8888. $ 50. - 8:00: Heritage Theatre. Tasa: Indian Classics. World music through new applica· lions of international instruments to traditional Indian repertoire. Ravi Naimpally, tabla, & other performers. 86 Main St. N., Brampton. 905-874-2800. .50; .50(sr/st). - 8:00: Massey Hall. Cesaria Evora in con· cert. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. -. - 8:00: Royal Conservatory Orchestra. 20th Century Masterpieces. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto 112; Estacio: Solaris; Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Guest: Andrew Aarons, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. , O(sr/st). - 8:00: St. Jude's Anglic an Church. Musi· ca lntima Vocal Ensemble. Guests: Oakville Children's Chamber Choir. 160 William St., Oakville. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Wedding Cantata. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See Apr. 6. - 8:00: Tamsin Johnston. Oboe Recital. Tamsin Lorraine Johnston, oboe. Works by CPE Bach, Vaughan Williams, Morawetz & others. Victoria Chapel. 91 Charles St. W. 416-922-6014. Free. -8:30: Hugh's Room.A/Stewart. 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531 -6604. , .50. - 9:00: Hart House. Jazz Ensemble Con· cert. Arbor Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416· 978-2452. Free. Saturday April 08 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Hansel & Gretel. Musical play for ages 3 to 8. 4950 Yonge St. 416·368-8031 . . - 1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Dr· chestra. Symphony Song & Dance. Music and dance for and by youth. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, Canadian Children's Dance Theatre, guests; Rosemary Thomson, conduc· tor. Recommended for ages 5+. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. , .50. - 2:30: Louis Begin & Johanne Gauthi· er. Gamba Duo Concert. Kimbourne Park Unit· ed Church, 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. 416-760· 8610. . For accompanying workshop, see Announcements, Etc. - 7:30: long & McOuade. Robert Langevin in Recital. Flute recital. Guest: Jeanie Chung, piano. Victoria Chapel. 91 Charles St. W. 416· 588· 7886. . - 7:30: Oakville Children's Choir. Music from the Venetian Ospedali. Vivaldi: Gloria; other works. Guests: Oakville Chamber Or· chestra; Charlene Pauls, Jennifer Enns, solo· ists; I vars Taurins, conductor; Glenda Craw· ford, music director. Evangel Pentacostal Church, 1450 Rebecca St ., Oakville. 905-337· 7104. , (sr/child). - 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Han· del's Messiah Parts II and Ill. Glen Abbey Unit· ed Church. See Apr. 7. - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Hungarian Rhapsody. Roy Thomson Hall. See Apr 6. Note this concert: .50-.50. - 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Wind fn. The Musicians In Ordinary Saturday April 8 at 8 pm Lorenzo the Magnificent - Music from the Medici Court - semble. Sparke: Dance Movements; works by Bernstein, Shostakovich & Cherney (world premiere, commission). MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3 744. , $ 7. - 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. Fiery Finale: Spanish Passion. Bizet: Carmen Suite 111; Rodrigo: Fantasia para au gentilhom· bre; Ravel: Bolero; Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol. Brampton Heritage Theatre, 86 Main St. N., Brampton. 905-874-2800. , (sr/st), $ 5(under 12). - 8:00: laudamus Chorus. Easter Concert. Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ. Bibi· ana L' Abbe, director. St. Luke's Church, 39 Green Lane, Thornhill. 905-780-6753. . - 8:00: Massey Hall. Ron Sexsmith in Con· cert. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50· .50. - 8:00: Mississauga Philharmonic. Broadway & Beyond. Sarah Pacheco, vocals. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mis· sissauga. 905-306-6000. , . - 8:00: Music Gallery.Pop Avant Series: The Group of Sixxx. Andrew Wedman & Paul Shrimpton; Todd Stewart; Scott Gray; Gordon Allen; Jeremy Mimnagh. With FABie. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416- 204-1080. , $ ?(member). (st). - 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Lorenzo the Magnificent: Music from the Medici Court. Music by Isaac, Agricola, Tromboncino & others. Chris Verrette, vielle/rebec; Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute/guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-603· 4950. , (st/sr). - 8:00: Newman Centre. Sing Hosanna! Sharon Riley & Faith Chorale. 89 St. George St. 416-979-2468. , O(sr/st). - 8:00: Peter Margolian & Friends. Chamber Music Concert. Works by Cham· pagne, Whittaker, Poulenc, Melartin, Sibelius & others. Peter Margolian, piano; Doriann Forrester, flute; Hazel Boyle, oboe; Ken Fuderich, clarinet; Ken Hodge, bassoon & others performers. Washington United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd. 416-250-5475. Free. - 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Carlo Palleschi, conductor; Rafael Hoekman, cello. Haydn: Cello Concerto in C; Divertimento; Bartok: Divertimento; Elgar: Serenade. Nurhan Arman, music director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Wedding Cantata. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See Apr. 6. -8:30: Hugh's Room.A/Stewart. 2261 Dundas St. W. See Apr. 7. Sunday April 09 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Chi I· dren's Theatre. Hansel & Gretel. 4950 Yonge St. See Apr. 8. - 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band. Pops Does the Classics. Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance; Dvorak: New World Symphony finale; other works. Denny Ringler, musical director (farewell performance). Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-615- 4720. , (sr/st), (grps 10 + ). - 2:00: Northdale Concert Band. Spring Concert. Louie Ca lleja, John Wilson: new works for concert band. Gillian Mac Kay, guest conductor. St. Jude's Anglican Church, 10 Howarth Ave. 905-886-0858. , (sr/st), free(under 12). - 2:00: RCM. Royal Conservatory Orchestra Series. Family concert with excerpts from NEWMAN CONCERT SERIES 2005 I 06 .. GI GI E CII :::s E .c:: .. MATIHE W Ono, A RTISTIC D IRE CTOR NEWMAN CENTRE St. Thomas Aquinas Church 89 St. George Street (at Harbord Ave.) SI N G HOSANNA! Saturday, April 8, 2006 8:00 p .m. Sharon Riley & Faith Chorale Tickets: .00 adults .00 students/sen iors This i ntern3tionally renowned, Juno award-winning, Grammy- nominated Gospel group continues to wow audiences! Their firm grounding in die tradition o f gospel music coupled with their contemporary appeal, sets the m a part from other Gosp el groups. Come out for a soul-stirring JUBILANT BRASS Sunday, April 30, 2006 2:30 p.m. Brendan Cassin & Stacy Allison-Cassin, brass Free-will offering Hallie Fishel, Soprano John Edwards, Lute Chris Verrette, Vielle and Rebec :: .. Celebrate E.1ster with the glorious sounds o f brass! Expect a w ide variety o f works. some in conjunctio n w ith PUREL Y PIAN O Sunday, May 7, 2006 Matthew Otto, piano Free-will o.ffering 2:30 p.m. \Xlorks by Bach, Beethoven and more, as well as "In Memoriam to the Victims o f Chornobyl" by Toronto composer, Tickets a nd Heliconian Hall - 35 Haze lton Avenue Produced vath the assistance of FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION: 416-979-2468 Visit 11s online: www.newmantoronto.com/concertseries. htm APRIL 1 - M AY 7 2006 WWW.THEWHOLEN OTE.CO M 41

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