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Volume 11 Issue 8 - May 2006

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... CONCERTS: Toronto &

... CONCERTS: Toronto & nearby ._~vniphony ()rchestra Pops Fundraising Gala Robert Raines Principal Conductor Friday May 26 Coenraad Bloemendal, performing the Popper Cello Concerto No. 4. Also on the program: the music of Smetana, Grieg, Grafe and Coates. Metropolitan Centre St. Nicholas Church 3840 Finch Avenue East Scarborough Coenraad Bloemendal toro ntoa rtscou nci I ' ' Doors open 6:oo Dinner 6:30 Concert to fol low Tickets ~60 For tickets call 416 879 5566 sey Blvd. 416·239·5665. , (sr/st), student 16 & under free with adult accompaniment. - 8:00:Jennie Such, soprano & Amanda Johnston, piano.In Recital. Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; lieder by Schubert, Brahms, Berg, Strauss &Sibelius. Guest: Mark Boyko, clarinet. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-466-3125. , S 15(sr/st ), at door. - 8:00: Metropolitan Silver Band. Sounds of Silver. Wide variety of musical selections in a program to celebrate spring. Guest: Malcolm Sinclair, baritone. St. Luke's United Church, 516 The Kingsway. 416-239- 3401. Free will offering. All proceeds donated to Habitat for Humanity. - 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art. Deep Wireless: Radio Theatre 1. Live radio ­ phonic pieces for the stage; Wishart: world premiere. Trevor Wishart, Kathy Kennedy, Christine Duncan, Richard Windeyer, Gregory Whitehead & other performers. Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. West.416-910- 7231. , (st). - 8:00: Small World Music. Fourth Annual South Asian Music Festival.· Bageshree Vaze & Vineet Vyas. Explorations in Kathak. David Braid, piano; George Koller, dilruba; Aditya Verman, sarod; Rajashree Karandikar, vocals; Raya Bidaye, harmonium. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-973-4000. ,. - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. Sounds of a Summer Night. Chamber works. Members & friends of Symphony Hamilton, performers. St. Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-526-6690. , O(sr/ st), (ch). - 8:00:Toronto Tabla Ensemble. In Concert. Featuring Chhandam Dance Company. M­ OO Toronto Tabla Ensemble Centre for World Music and Dance, 50 Spadina Ave. 416-306- 0332 . . - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Mike Lawless CD Release/Gregg Lawless. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. (advance), (door). Saturday May 27 - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music. Centre Stage Concerts: Contemporary & Popular Music. Recital by RCM Community School students. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 1 :30: Acclarion. Concert-Wedding. Dnehour concert, followed by wedding ceremony of David and Becky on stage with catered reception in lobby. David Carovillano, accordion; Becky Sajo, clarinet; guests: Erica Goodman, harp; Angela Park, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 905-793-7697. Free; advanced reservation requested. - 2:00 & 8:00: Common Thread Community Chorus of Toronto.Annual Spring Concert. Varied programme of music from many genres & places, all in the theme of Peace. Guest: Ken Whiteley, singer/songwriter. Walmer Rd. Baptist Church, 188 Lowther Ave. 416-410-5022. Call for ticket prices. - 7:00: Choirs of Grace Church on-the­ Hill. My Soul Doth Magnify. Anthems and OUp CffJoul °

canticles for Evensong by Finzi, Holman, Howells, Mendelssohn, Parry, Piccolo, Wells. 300 of Summer. Bach: Magnificat; Wiren: Sere­ - 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Crowns Lonsdale Rd. 416-488- 7884 x 117. nade for Strings & other music. Guests: T rinity Festival Chorus; Trinity Youth Choir. Trinity - 7:30: Annex Singers of Toronto. All Washed Up: A Water Cabaret. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905- Anglican Church Hall, 383 Huron St. 416· 727-6101. ,. 968-7747. ,. - 8:00: Charity Recital for Hospital for - 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday Folk Sick Children. Works by Beethoven, Poulenc, Scriabin, Brahms, Prokofiev & others. Night: Brampton Folk Club Annual Showcase Concert. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul's United Ricker Choi, piano; Ilana Zarankin, soprano. Church, 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233- Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 3655. , (sr/st). 416-889-9461. PWYC, $ 5- per person - 7:30: East York Choir. Celtic Song and suggested. Dance. MacMillan: Celtic Mass for the Sea - 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. (excerpts) & other works. Loretto Reid, tin Songs from the North. A collection of Canadian classics. Margaret Dulude, soprano; Jimmy whistle/flute/button accordion; Brian Taheny, guitar/mandolin/banjo; Anne Lederman, fiddle; Martins, tenor; James Hofman, baritone; Lesley Kingham, piano/organ; Harris J. Loewen, Sharlene Wallace, celtic harp; Ray Caldwell, uilleann pipes & other performers; Elizabeth music director. Royal York Road United Acker, accompanist; Jenny Grober, artistic Church. 851 Royal York Road, Etobicoke. 416- director. Danforth Baptist Church, 60 Bowden 239-1131 x49. . St. 416-463-8225. , (sr), O(st). - 8:00: Maestro Enterprises. Evening of - 7:30: Global Mission to Rescue Falun Operatic Masterpieces. Vocal soloists; New Gong Children Persecuted in China. School Chorale. Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal 2006 Concert to Rescue Falun Gong Orphans. Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave. Bai Xue, soprano; Yevgeny Yablonovsky, baritone; Xiaochun Oi, erhu; Ismail Amin Jovdet - 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. 416-927-9800. oglu Hajiev & Brenda Chen, piano & other performers. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle ic Mass for the Sea; Matthews: lrlaunde Celts, Canadians and Ceilidhs. Macmillan: Celt­ Ave. 416-566-3533. ,, group rate. All (world premiere); Canadian maritime folk· proceeds will be used to rescue the children. songs. Guests: Spraoi; David Ambrose, director. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, - 7:30: MusicaNoir.Saffronlnfusion. Music by Attariwala, Hussen, Rosen & Mat· 4141 Living Arts Dr, Mississauga. 905-306- ivesky. Parmela Attariwala, violin/composer/ 6000. , (sr/st), (child 12 & under). dancer; Gitanjali Kolanad, bharatanatyan danc· - 8:00: Music at St. Luke's. Tempus Choral er/choreographer; Shawn Mativetsky, tabla. Society. St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1371 Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester St. Elgin St., Burlington. 905-332-0837. . 416-923-9400. - 8: 00: New Adventures in Sound Art. - 7:30: Oakville Children's Choir. Spring Deep Wireless: Radio Theatre 2. Live radiophonic pieces for the stage. Evolutionary Con· is Bursting out in Song. Selection of songs to bring out the spirit of spring. Evangel Pente· trol Committee, Christine Duncan, Richard costal Church, 1450 Rebecca St., Oakville. Windeyer, Gregory Whitehead, Anna Friz & 905-337-7104. ,. other performers. Ryerson Students Centre, - 7:30: Orpheus Choir. Primadonna Choralis. By Mary Lou Fallis (Toronto premiere). , (st). Alumni Room, 55 Gould St. 416-910-7231. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano/comedienne; Peter - 8:00: Newman Centre. Celebrate Song! Tiefenbach, piano; Robert Cooper, conductor. Newman Centre 11 am Choir; Three Tenors of Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. Newman; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor. 89 W. 416-530-4428. , (sr), O(st). St. George St. 416-979-2468. Freewill offering. - 7:30: Scarborough Choralaires. Spring - 8:00: OnStage. Schumann. Frauenliebe Concert. Knob Hill United Church, 23 Gage und Leben; Dichterliebe; piano works. Susan Ave. 416-498 8993. . Platts, mezzo; Brett Po legato, baritone; Andre Laplante, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. . - 8:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. In Concert. M-00 Toronto Tabla Ensemble Centre for World Music and Dance. See May 26. - 8:00: Warner Music Canada/Sony/ BMG/Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sonic Bloom 4. Gala fundraising concert & party. Guests: Collective Soul; TSYO; jacksoul; Tomi Swick; Stephen Reineke, conductor. Pre-concert lobby/lounge party, post-show gala, silent auction. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416- 593-4828. -, group rates. In support of TSO Educational Programs. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Susan Aglukark CD Release. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531- 6604. (advance), .50(door). - 8:45: New Music Concerts. Elliott Carter at 97(Part One). Music by Carter. Virgil Blackwell, bass clarinet; Robert Aitken, flute; Max Christie, clarinet; Fujiko lmajishi, violin; David Hetherington, cello. 7: 15: A Labyrinth of Time, film by Frank Scheffer. The Music Gallery, Church of St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416-961-9594. , (sr). $ 5(stl cheapseats); Weekend Pass: , (sr). WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM Sunday May 28 - 2:00: Beethoven Society for Pianists, Greater Toronto Chapter. Annual Piano Recital. Works by Mozart. Borodin, Prokofiev, Chopin, Beethoven & others. Sarah Soohyun Choi, piano. Richmond Hill United Church, 10201 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-731 · 5336. , (members, children under 12). - 2:00: lntrada Brass Ensemble. Have Tuba, Will Travel: Low Down and Amazing. Karen Bulmer, tuba. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905- 815-2021. , (sr/st). - 2:00: Music at Metropolitan. Mayhem with the Metropolitan United Choir & the Metropolitan Silver Band. Choral & brass music favourites. In conjunction with Doors Open Toronto. Metropolitan United Church. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Admission: donations accepted. - 2:00: North Toronto Institute of Music. leaside Concert Series: Mary Kenedi, piano in Recital. Music by Kodaly, Bartok & Liszt. Recital Hall, Briton House Retirement Centre, 720 Mount Pleasant Ave. 416-488-2588. ,. - 2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. Toronto Mandolin Orchestra 50th Anniversary. Levkovich: Symphonietta for Mandolins & other music. Choir, orchestra, soloists & dancers. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-533-2725. , (sr/st),(child). - 2:30: Baird Knechtel. Viola Recital. Glin ­ ka: Sonata ind; Shostakovich: Sonata Op.147; Bach: Sonata in G; Mozart: Sonata in e; Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata. Greg Paskaruk, piano. St. Martin in the Fields Church, 151 Glenlake DONNA ORALIS The premiere of a new work by Mary Lou Fallis & Peter Tiefenbach Mary Lou Fallis, soprano-comedienne Peter Tiefenbach, pianist Robert Cooper, conductor Edward Moroney, accompanist Saturday May 27, 2006, 7.30 p.m. Soprano-comedienne Mary Lou Fallis joins the Orpheus Choir in a satirical choral smorgasbord highlighting the quirks and curiosities of the 'choir experience'. Trinity-St Paul's Centre - 427 Bloor St W Concert supported by: t Oro n t aa rt SC OU n Ci I An arm' length bod Tickets I Senior I Student Tel (416) 530-4428 orpheuschoir@sympatico.ca www.orpheus.on.ca

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