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Volume 11 Issue 8 - May 2006

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... CONCERTS: Toronto & nearby Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-924-2483. Free(members), donation(non-members). - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Paul Gellman Band. Rock, R&B, ballads, country, blues, klezmer, folk & jazz. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531- 6604. (advance), (door). ,· , 'I ! f ~ : 'r Thursday June 01 - 12:00 noon: soundaXis/Soundstreams. Opening Event. New commissions by Canadian & European composers. Stockholm Chamber Brass; European soloists; Canadian brass players. Barbara Frum Atrium, CBC Broadcast Centre, 250 Front St. West. 416-504-1282. TALISKER PLAYERS CHAMBER MUSIC Anne Grimm, SOPRANO Marion Newman, MEZZO SOPRANO Peter Longworth, PIANO The Talisker Players May 31, 2006, 8 p.m. Trinity St. Paul's Centre Tickets: / / Information: 416-466-1800 www.taliskerplayers.ca May 31, 2006 • 8:00 pm George Weston Recital Hall Toronto Centre for the Arts I fi040 Yonge Street Tickets: 50 - $:l8.fi0 children under 12 - To buy tickets, call Ticketrnaster 41 t,-872-1111 or visit www.ticketmaster.ca Groups: 4lo-\l40-0fifi() WWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM Free. - 12: 15: St. John's York Mills Anglican Church. Music on the Hill. Hymns, oratorio & original Christian songs. Heather Cumine, performer. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free. - 8:00: Alli's Journey. Take My Hand. Evening of musical celebration & mentorship. Canada Pops Orchestra; Michael Burgess; Jackie Richardson; Guido Basso; David Warrack, musical director. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416 872-1111. 0,0. To benefit Alli's Journey. - 8:00: soundaXis/Esprit Orchestra. Xenakis by Esprit. Xenakis: Jonchaies; Rea: Hommage a Vasarely; Louie: Imaginary Opera. Alex Pauk, conductor. 7: 15: Pre-concert "Composers in Dialogue". Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. , (sr). (st). -8:00:Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Shostakovitch Ten. Shostakovich: Violin Concerto #1; Symphony #10. Maxim Vengerov, violin; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. . 75-0. - 8:00: Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra. Chamber Master Works. Handel: Concerto Grosso in g Op. 6; Haydn: Concerto in C; Concerto in A; Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings; Bowman: world premiere. Mayumi Seiler, violin/ artistic director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; / (sr/st). - 8:30: Hugh's Room.John Gorka, singer/ songwriter. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 - 6604. (advance). (door). - 8:30: Maryem Tollar.Arabic Night at the Lula Lounge.Traditional Arabic music & uptempo numbers. Maryem Tollar, vocals; Karim Nagi, percussion; Dr. George Sawa, qanun; Bassam Bis hara, oud; Ernie Tollar, ney flute/ mizmar/sax; Kathleen Kajioka, violin. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-588- 0307. ,. Friday June 02 - 7:30: Bloordale United Church.A Tapestry of Music. Numerous styles of music for combinations of voice, flute & piano. Margaret Dulude, soprano; Liv Schachter, flute. 4258 Bloor St. West.416-621-5475. .50. Proceeds to support the ministry & outreach of Bloordale United Church. THE HARMONY SINGERS Harvey Patterson, Conductor proudly present ~ .,, VOUCH OF lATIN Christie Menzo, vocalist Blake Pouliot, violinist Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. Martin Grove United Church (Martin Grove & Mercury, 4th light north of Rexdale) Tickets , Sen./ Stu. Children under 10 free (416) 239-5821 - 7:30: Kids on Broadway. Anne of Green Gables. Adapted by Donald Harron; music by Norman Campbell; lyrics by Harron & Campbell. The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416-237 -9738. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Memories. Music of Broadway; selections from film, pop charts & folk music. Laura Pin, piano accompanist; Lynne Jamieson, percussion; Ryan Scott, flute. Drury Lane Theatre, 2269 New St., Burlington. 905-637-3979. . - 8:00: Muhtadi International Drumming Festival. Festival Launch. Selection of international guest drummers and drumming groups who will be performing during the weekend Festival (see Announcements, EtCetera). Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay West. 416-504-3786. . - 8:00: soundaXis/Arraymusic. Aerial Vault. Lanier: newly commissioned work; Settel: interactive work; Kucharyk: Room. Jaron Lanier, multi-instrumentalist; Arraymusic Ensemble. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-532-3019. Call for ticket prices. - 8:00: The Harmony Singers. A Touch of Latin. Music from south of the border. Guests: Christie Menzo, vocals; Blake Pouliot, violin; Harvey Patterson, conductor; Bruce Harvey, accompanist. Martin Grove United Church, Martin Grove & Mercury. 416-763-0105. , , child under 10 free. - 8:00: Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra. Chamber Master Works. Glenn Gould Studio. See June 1. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Carlos de/Junco, blues harmonica. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. (advance), (door). Saturday June 03 - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music. Centre Stage Concerts. Recital by RCM Community School students. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. 25th Anniversary Gala Concert. Thomas Bell, music director. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. (eve), (mat). - 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. Swingin' Time. Guest: Oliver Jones, jazz piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. , group rate. - 7:00: Scola Cantorum Choir.A Mozart Celebration. Soloists, choir, organ; lmre Olah, conductor. St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 432 Sheppard Ave. East. 416-971-9754. ,. - 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Simple Gifts. Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; Copland: Simple Gifts; At the River; Ching-a-Ring Chaw; music by Calvert, Coulthard, Healey, Holman, 7th Ann~;(.;;~~~~~~.\;,~:~:~)~::'..~:~:~~~! Festi11al J ,c(\. co'' ~' e,,, £< ,:i 0 1.l;oo" ,..,e1c;"r10,.s ':>l ~l' '?.• ,,,(! ";-,~· Queen's Park 1/orth,roronto June 3 & 4/2006 Drumming from over 20 Nations! FREE All Day Entertainment for Families of all Cultures 'Great Variety of Handicraffs & Ethnic Foods' 1 Children's Play Area' I nfo:416· 504· 3786· www.muhtadidrumfestcom I Iv.

Patriquin & Somers. Eleanor Daley & Peter MacDonald, piano; Lydia Adams, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872- 1111. ,, S35,(srlst). - 7:30: Ermanno Mauro Opera Master· class. Opera Classics and Beyond. A night of operatic and musical theatre excerpts. Thorn· hill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 416- 846-5438. ,. - 7:30: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Handbel/s. Original handbell compositions & arrangements of everything from hymns to show tunes. The 4 hand bell choirs of The Bells of St. Andrew's; The Chimes of St. Andrew's; St. Andrew's Vocal Choir; Quintessence Handbell Ensemble; heather & David Keith, solo/duet handbell artists. 115 St. Andrews Rd. 416-438-4100. ,. - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Performers tba. Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, 33 East Rd. 416-264-2235. . - 8:00: Counterpoint Community Or· chestra. Transcontinental. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio ltalien; Debussy: Afternoon of a Faune; Rimski-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Berlioz: The Procession to the Stake from Symphonie Fantastique; Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia; Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto #2. Glenda Escalante del Monte, piano; Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-925-98 72 x2066. (advance), (door). - 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Memories. Drury Lane Theatre, Burlington. See June 2. - 8:00: Jubilate Singers. Chanson du Monde. Music by Poulenc, Ravel, Faure, Durufle & Lauridsen. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 905 -85 7-2152. , S 15(sr), (st). - 8:00: Marion Singers. A Cappel/a Choral Concert. Featuring a wide variety of classical & contemporary works. Tony Browning, director. Newtonbrook United Church, 53 Cummer Ave.416-222-5417. . - 8:00: soundaXis/Music Gallery. Sonic Architecture. Xenakis: Naama and Khoai; Ligeti: Hungarian Rock; Hallfter: Adieu; Mache: Phrygian Tucket. Elisabeth Chojnacka, harpsichord. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. , (sr), O(st). -8:00: The Harmony Singers.A Touch of Latin. Martin Grove United Church.SeeJune2. The Bells of St. Andrew's: An Evening of glorious Handbell and Vocal music Saturday, June 3,ct 7:30 pm St. Andre w' s Pre sb . Ch urch , 115 St. And re ws Rd . Scarb. Adult- StudenUSenior - Info - 416-438-41 00 aarnaaeus llllcnoir LYDIA ADAMS, CONDUCTOR AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Simple Gifts Saturday June 3rd, 2006, 7:30 p.m. George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts Repertoire for choir and two pianos, including Johannes Brahms' enchanting Liebeslieder Waltzes, and composers Aaron Copland, Jean Coulthard, Derek Holman, Donald Patriquin and Mark Sirett bring this 31st season to a charming close. Ruth \Vatson Henderson, piano Peter McDonald, piano Lydia Adams, concluctor Tickets: ; ; Available through Ticketmaster: 416-872-1111 Or in person at the Toronto Centre for the Arts For more information please call The Amadeus Choir at 416-446-0188 to rant oa rt sb ou nci I MAY 1 - ] UNE 7 2006 ONlll.1'1101\RTSCOUN(ll ONSfll Df\l\R!SOFl"ONl41ll ) C.mada (ounci! for the Arts BlfB Conseil des Arts ~ duCanada WWW.THEWHOLENOTE. COM - 8:00: Toronto Fingerstyle Guitar Association. Tommy Emmanuel. MacMillan Thea ­ tre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-787-6524. , (advance), $ 20(members,advance). -8:00:TSO. Shostakovitch Ten. Shostako· vitch: Violin Concerto #2; Symphony #10. Janine Jansen, violin; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 593-4828. . 75-0. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. 7th Annual Tin Pan North Festival Songs by Dean Mc Taggart, J.K. Gulley & others. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. (advance), (door), (festival weekend). Sunday June 04 -1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Taffanel Wind Ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. Admission with gallery price: S 15, (srlst), S25(family). - 2:00: Penthelia Singers. The Four Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Stone: The Discovery (commission, words by MacEwen); music by Schafer, Kidd, Telfer, Chapuis. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-250- 5555. $ 20, (sr/st). - 2:00: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Chamber Music Program Recital. Church of St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416 598-3444 x243/244. - 3:00:soundaXis/Soundstreams Canada .MASSbrass. New fanfares by Nordic and Canadian composers; music by Part, Takemitsu, Turnage, Hetu & others; Schafer: Isfahan. Stockholm Chamber Brass; True North Brass; ";ja&ibtttkfh SINGERS Il111!!0fid @1fl!s'@~®fi'8 fi0Bfu@Il ffi@ii'ffiB\!183 Refresh your French and explore la francophonie, as you enjoy an evening of the Europeans (Poulenc, Ravel, Faure, Saint-Saens), the contemporary American composer Lauridsen, and Quebecois folk songs. Saturday, June 3, 2006 ,.. 8:00pm Eastminster United Church 310 Danforth Avenue (Chester subway) (regular) I (senior) I (student) Tickets/info: 905-857-2152 l'Hl 0KTAlll0 4 ... LA ,.0,,0ATrON Fo::~~;·,~~ ,'J •..-r:.. !;'~~~~~11,no l ,, ~WIN01N' TIM~ WITH OLIYL~ JONL~ June 3, 2006 2 pm St. Lawrence Centrie Tickets (416) 366-7723 www.torontoallstarbigband.com torontoa rt s:::ou n ci I

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