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Volume 11 Issue 8 - May 2006

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... CONCERTS: Toronto &

... CONCERTS: Toronto & nearby Sadykhov, cello; Ilona Beres, piano. 432 Runnymede Rd. 416· 766 9959. , . - 7:30: Toronto Children's Chorus. Fugues, Fleas & Fantasies. Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Britten & Hatfield. Jean Ash· worth Bartle, Teri Dunn, Marie-Claire Gervasoni & Diane Jamieson, conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416· 872- 1111. ,, ,(sr/st). - 7:30: University of Toronto Gospel Choir. I Ith Annual Gospelfest '06. Contem· porary gospel music; evening of praise & worship. 40-voice choir; 5-piece band. Bayview Glen Church, 300 Steeles Ave. East. 416· 499-2029, 1-888-222-6608. , O(ad· vance). - 8:00: Classic Jazz Society. Jack Hutton and Friends. Music from the 1920's & 1930's. Estonian House, 958 Broadview Ave. 416-777-9235. (non-members), (members, door), (members, advance). - 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. With Trumpet Blast. Music by Khachaturian, Arutu· nian, McDougall, Mancini & Mendez. Mike Herriott, trumpet. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .50-.50. - 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. Ricardo Mojica, clarinet. Weber: Der Freis· chutz Overture; Concertino for clarinet & or· chestra; Beethoven: Symphony #5. David Bowser, music director. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416-421-4184. , O(sr/st). - 8:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Mendelssohn's St. Paul. Meredith Hall, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo soprano; James Mclennan, tenor; Andrew Tees, baritone; Stephanie Martin, artistic director. Grace Church on-the· Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-494-7889. , (sr/st), $ 5(under 12). - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Academy Symphony Orchestra. Joaquin Valdepeiias, conductor. 90 Croatia St. 416-408- 2824 ex321. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Or· chestra. Tragedy to Triumph. Beethoven: Coriolan Overture; Bartok: Piano Concerto #3; Brahms: Symphony #2 in 0, Op 73. Shoko Inoue, piano; Rennie Regehr, guest conductor. Birchmount Collegiate Institute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 416-429-0007. , (sr), ~ ~ (youth). - 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto.Popovici: Codex Caioni; Schubert: Rondo for Violin and String Orchestra; Saras ate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), arr Arman; Honegger: Symphony #2; Mozart: Divertimento K 136. Scott St. John, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See May 3. - 8:00: Vax Finlandiae. Keviithuumaa (Spring Fever). Light-hearted Finnish music. Latvian Centre, 4 Credit Union Or. 416-483· 6947. , (sr), (st). - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Jesse Winchester. See May 5. - 8:30: Living Arts Centre.Pavlo in Concert. Cabaret-style concert of flamenco, Latin, classical & Mediterranean guitar. RBC Thea· tre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905- 306-6000. , , . Sunday May 07 - 1 :OD & 3:00: Living Arts Centre. Hansel & Gretel. Members of the Canadian Opera Company perform; suitable for ages 4 to 9. RBC Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. , (child). - 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery. Sunday Concert Series. Masi, jazz vocalist. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905- 893-1121. Admission with gallery price: , (sr/st), (family). - 2:00: New Music Concerts/University Settlement Music and Arts School. Music Speaks. Selection of solo cello works from Bach to the present day, introduced & per· formed by cellist David Hetherington. Church of Saint George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416-961 -9594. Free. - 2:00: North Toronto Institute of Music. Leaside Concert Series: An Afternoon of Chamber Music. Kathryn T re mills, piano; Giles Tomkins, baritone; Paul Earle,violin; Ben Bolt­ Martin, cello. Recital Hall, Briton House Retirement Centre, 720 Mount Pleasant Ave. 416-488-2588. ,$ 10. - 2:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Beethoven's Thirds. Beethoven: Symphony #3 in E flat Op. 55; Piano Concerto #3 inc Op. Living Arts Centre, Mississauga Free Underground Parking Jr(:; Jra,J, www.mississaugasymphony.com SSISSAUGA --- - ---- Saturday, May 6, 2006 8PM A. Arutunian: Concerto for Trumpet H. Mancini: Dreamsville R.Mendez: La Virgin De La Macarena ... and much more! . WWW. (905) 306-6000 Mississauga Symphony Orchestra John Barnum, Music Director & Conductor TH EWHO LENOTE.COM 37. Charlene Miffin, soloist. Stephane Potvin, music director. St. Simon's Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-337-1083. $ 20, (sr/st), $ 5(under 12). - 2:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone. Russian and Italian songs. lvari llja, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -. - 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCM Orchestras. RCM Preparatory, Junior, Chamber & Baroque Orchestras & the Academy Choir. Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom, Jonathan Craig, Katharine Rapoport & Markus Howard, conductors. 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ex321. , $ 5(sr/st), (family). - 2:00:Toronto All-Star Big Band. Lakeside Big Band Dancing. Music of Miller, Dor· sey, Shaw, Goodman & others. Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. PWYC. - 2:30 & 7:30: Scarborough Bel Canto Choir.Springtime, the Only Pretty Ringtime. Classical, pops, folk, sea songs, stage and screen music. Guests: Koruss String Quartet. St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd., West Hill. 416-757-9590. . To support The Kids Help Phone. - 2:30: Newman Centre. Purely Piano. Matthew Otto, piano. 89 St. George St. 416· 979-2468. Freewill offering. - 3:00: Markham Concert Band. East Meets West. Music to celebrate the city's "Living Diversity". Doug Manning, music di· rector. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham. 905-305-7469; 1-866-768· 8801 . ; (sr/ch). - 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. 0 Clap Your Hands, Too/Parry: I was Glad; Alli!· sen: The Lord is my Light; Wood: Hail, Glad· dening Light & other works. Glenview Presby· terian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. 416-488· 1156. . Fundraiser for Evangel Hall mission. - 3:00: Music at St. Clement's. Cellist in Recital.· Sara Lovell. Music by Bach & Reger. St. Clement's Anglican Church, 59 Briar Hill. 416-483-6664. , (sr/st). - 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale.Men· delssohn's St. Paul. Grace Church on-the-Hill. See May 6. - 3:00: Syrinx. Sunday Salon. Music by Glick, Gellman & Schubert. Cerberus Ensemble; Erika Raum, Hiroko Kagawa, violins; David Visentin, viola; Paul Widner & Cherry Kim, cellos. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 41 6· 699-4949. , (st). - 3:00: Udo Kasemets. Isaacs Seen and Heard· "The Liberties" (Travels I) of Susan Howe. Introduction and parts 1 and 2 of the pOemPERA of Udo Kasemets. Susan Layard, singer/speaker; Udo Kasemets, piano; Paul Dutton, speaker; Pierre Tremblay, visuals. Victoria University, Emmanuel College, 75 Queen's Park. 416-929-5849. Free. - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See May 3. - 4:00 & 7:30: St. John's York Mills Anglican Church.Bagpipes to Beatles. Music from the "Isles". Hand bells, handchimes, organ, choirs, the Pipes & Drums. Audience participation. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225· 6611. , . - 4:00: Organ ix 06. Toronto Classical Sing· ers. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Vespers; Sonatas for Organ & Orchestra. Marion Samuel­ Stevens, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mez· zo-soprano, Stephen McClare, tenor; Gregory Dahl, baritone; Talisker Players; Ian Grundy, organ; Jurgen Petrenko, artistic director. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. , (sr), (st). - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Af. ternoon Twilight Recitals. Bronwyn Low, soprano; David Low, piano. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. - 5:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Arts for All Series: Serenades for a Sunday Afternoon. Romantic favourites. Monica Zerbe, mezzo-soprano; Joel Katz, bass-baritone; Robert Loewen, baritone; Keith Boldt & Cory Knight, tenors; William Beauvais, guitar; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. r----------, TRYPTYCH www.tryptych.org OWee Frolicsome Folke May 7, 2006 7 PM Trinity Presbyterian Church Tickets: / 15 j416 763-5066 ext. 3/info@tryptych.orgf .._ _________ ... Edward Franko, Lenard Whiting Artis tic D irect o r s Music at St. Clement's Cellist in Recital Sara Lovell plays the music of JS Bach and Max Reger Sunday, May 7, 2006 3:00 pm St. Clement's Anglican Church 59 Briar IIill Ave., Toronto Ont. Admission: adults, seniors & students Information: (416) 483-6664 I

5:30: Koffler Centre of the Arts. Stars of the 21st Century. Classical and con tempo· rary ballet program. Main Stage, Toronto Cen· tre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872- 1111. .95-8.30. Benefit for the Kof· lier Centre. - 7:00: Guildwood Community Presby· terian Church. Bells of Guildwood. Guest: Ian Sadler, organ. 140 Guildwood Parkway, Scarborough. 416-261 -4037. . - 7:00: TrypTych. 0 Wee Frolicsome Falke. Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs of the Four Sea· sons; folk songs from Canada and around the world. Ensemble TrypTych Chamber Choir; Lawrence Green, accompanist; Lenard Whit· ing, conductor.Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave. 416· 763-5066 x3. , , children under 13 free. - 7:30: Bloor Street Gospel Chorus. Let it Shine! An Evening of Gospel Song. Gospel tunes, including original song arrangements. Bloor St. United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416-536-3076. ,. - 7:30: Mariposa. Enoch Kent CD Release. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. $tba. - 7:30: Peel Choral Society.Broadway Bound II. Guests: Michael Downie, Meghan Atchison & Beth Weymouth. Emmanuel Unit· ed Church, 420 Balmoral Dr., Brampton. 905· 961 -6444. , (sr). - 7:30: Three of a Kind. Musical Theatre. Songs performed by Jennifer Friesen, Corinne Lynch & Laura Schatz. St. Anne's Church Hall, 270 Gladstone Ave. 905-792-7626. . - 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. A Night at the Proms. Classic highlights of the Proms, including Saint-Saens: Concert Piece for Horn & Orchestra. Elke Eble-Streisslberg- CURRENT Inventory (2006) WORLD PREMIERE su ite from Airline Icarus (2001 -6) WORLD PREMIERE HK GRUBER Frankenstein!! (1977/79) Three Songs from "Gomorra" (1976) Sun May 7 Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front St. West 7 pm Young Artist Overture 8 pm Concert Tickets // 416.205.5555 er, french horn. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905 -305-7469 ?(sr/st), $ 5(under 12). . ' - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. Cabaret Plus: The music of Brian Current and H. K. Gruber. Current: For the Time Being; suite from Airline Icarus; new work; Gruber: Zeit· fluren (Timescapes ); Frankenstein. Chamber orchestra; Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano; H.K. Gruber: conductor/chansonnier; Brian Current, conductor. ?pm: Young Artist Overture featuring gifted high school & university students. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416- 205-5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Ian Tamblyn Tribute CD Release. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416- 531 -6604. $tba. Monday May 08 - 7:30: Earl Haig Secondary School. Band Night. Works by Grieg, Rimsky-Korsak· ov, Rossini, R.W.Smith, Blackmore & others. Students of the Claude Watson Arts and Colle· giate programs; Gennady Getter, John Pagnot· ta, John McGregor & Robert Kettle, conductors. Cring an Hall, 100 Princess Ave. 416· 3953210x20141. . - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Mary Gauthier, singer/songwriter. Guests: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416· 531-6604. .50(advance), .50(door). - 8:30: Sisters of Sheynville.Anniversary Bash. Vintage Yiddish swing; klezmer. Guests: The Yiddish Swingtet: Jordan Klapman, Jonna Lightstone & Tony Quarrington. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. West. 416-588-9772. . PERFORMERS: Brian Current, composer/conductor HK Gruber, composer/conductor/chan so nn ier Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano Chamber ensemble Plus Tapestry New Opera Works' Wayne Strongman (conductor), Carla Huhtanen, Lynne McMurtry, Keith Klassen, Philip Carmichael, Zorana Sadiq, Deborah Overes, Stephen Erickson & Alex Dobson Th,s concert generously supported by The John McKellar Charitable Foundation iI!] Canada Trust /lft1iiC Tuesday May 09 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday. Nicole Maran, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 7:30: Aldeburgh Connection. Schubert 's Florilegium: The Greta Kraus Schubertiad. Schubert: T rockne Blumen variations; songs about flowers. Shannon Mercer, soprano; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Stephen Ralls, Bruce Ubukata & Robert Karlgaard, piano; Susan Hoeppner, flute. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. (in· eludes intermission party). - 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Violin from Scratch. Recital by students of Vivian Waters. Room 305, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 8:00: Elgin Theatre. Rent. By Jonathan Larson. Michael Greif, director; Tim Weil, musical director. 189 Yonge St. 416-872- 5555. -. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Massey Hall. Ario Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant 40th Anniversary Massacree Tour. Guests: Abe Guthrie, Gordon Titcomb; The Massacree Band. 15 Shuter St. 416-872- 4255. .50-.50. - 8:00: Musi ca Nair/Ensemble Nair. Orange Clouds: A Cantata of Migrations. Bongani Ndodana-Breen, composer/director; John Greyson, lyrics; Vanya Abrahams, tenor; Chantelle Grant, mezzo; Ray Mc Kenna, baritone; Geoff Pug en, video. 7:30: Pre-concert event. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-923-9400. . - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Mary Gauthier, singer/songwriter. See May 8. - 9:30: New Adventures in Sound Art/ AMBiENT Pi NG.Deep Wireless: RADiD iN AMBiENCE. Radio mixed with various percussion instruments to create ambient music· electroacoustic vocal compositions. Deba~his Sinha, Indian percussion /sou nd artist; Ben Grossman, world musician; Kathy Kennedy, vocals. Hacienda, 794 Bathurst St. 416-91 Q. 7231. PWYC . Wednesday May 10 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recital. Corrine Dutton, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 6:00: Arad ia Ensemble. Live lnstore Performance & Autograph Session. Marion Schubert's Florilegium Tlm Grdr,i Krnu.s Sdmln

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