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Volume 11 Issue 8 - May 2006

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... CONCERTS: Further afield Wednesday May 10 - 12: 15: Centenary United Church. Midday Concert Series. John Tuttle, organ. 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-526-1147. Freewill donation. - 7:30: Amabile Choirs. Go West Young Man. Amabile Treble Concert Choir & Young Men's Ensemble. Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library, 251 Dundas St., London. 416-641-6795. , (sr), $ lD(st) - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Mozart in Vienna 1780-1791. Music by Bach & Mozart. Anita Walsh, violin; Mischa Santora, guest conductor. First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 800-265-8977. -. Thursday May 11 - 8:00: County Town Singers. Hooray for Hollywood. Music from the movies. Dnipro Hall, 681 Dnipro Blvd, Oshawa. 905-509- 4111. , (sr/st over 10). Friday May 12 - 7:30: One Voice Choir. Poor Tom: Celtic East Coast Music/Duet. Angela Wakeford, director. Thomas Foster Memorial, 9449 Regional Rd. Durham 1/Conc.7, Uxbridge. 905- 640-3966. Admission by donation. - 7:30: Perimeter Institute.Classical World Artists Series: Matt Haimovitz, cello. Bach: Suite I in G; Suite II ind; Suite Ill in C; Suite IV in E flat. Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519- 883-4480. , (st). *SOLD OUT* - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sunfest. Men of Steel. Celtic, blues, folk, traditional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony McManus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St., Lon· don. 519-672- 1522. (advance). (door). - 8:00: County Town Singers. Hooray for Hollywood. Dnipro Hall.Oshawa. See May 11. - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Canadian Chamber Ensemble Series: Beloved Serenade. Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 800-265-8977. -. Saturday May 13 - 7:30: Kitchener Waterloo Philharmonic Youth Choir. Spring Concert. Nancy Tanguay, conductor. First United Church, 16 William St. West, Waterloo , (sr/st), (under 14; eyeGo). - 7:30: Lyrica Choir of Barrie.A Garden of Sang. Works by Britten, Lauridsen, Chatman, Vaughan Williams & others. Burton Avenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave., Barrie. 705- 722-0271. , (sr/st). - 7:30: Oshawa-Durham Symphony Or- Saturday, May 27th-8pm St Andrew's Presbyter ic•tl, Kit.. he11A1 Sunday May 28th-3pm frinity A119lican C1111b 1d9e chestra. Michael Hape: The Best of Frank Sinatra. Sinatra tribute. Marco Parisotto, con· ductor. Oshawa-Civic Auditorium, 99 Thorn ­ ton Rd. South, Oshawa 905-433-9494. , (s !/child). - 7:30: Pickering Village United Church. Broadway Then and Now. 300 Church St. N., Ajax. 905-683-4 721 . - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sunfest. Men of Steel. Celtic, blues, folk, traditional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony McManus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Chalmers Church, 50 Quebec, Guelph. 877-763-5524. .50(advance). (door). - 8:00: Concert Hall at Victoria Hall. Jimmy Bawski/1 in Concert. Concert Hall, 55 King St. W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. , (st 18 & under). -8:00: County Town Singers. Hooray for Hollywood. Dnipro Hall, Oshawa.See May 11. - 8:00: Durham Region Concert Associa· tion. Royal City Saxophone Duartet. Salvation Army Temple, 570 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa. 905-723-6645. , (st). - 8:00: Elora Festival Singers. Serenade to Music. Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music; Three Shakespeare Songs; Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia; Parry: Songs of Farewell & other works. Noel Edison, conductor. St. John's Church, corner of Henderson & Smith Sts. Elora. 519-846-0331, 800-265-8977. , . - 8:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation. Duo Concertante. Nancy Dahn & Timothy Steeves, violins. Glenn Crombie Theatre, Fleming College, 200 Albert St. S., Lindsay. 705-8 78- 5625. , (youth). - 8:00: Niagara Symphony.All Aboard the Orient Express. Daniel Swift, music director. Pre-concert talk 45 mins prior. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, 500 Glenridge Ave, St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 ex 3257. - , O(st). - 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Or· chestra. Myths and Mozart. Royer: Travels with Mozart (commission); Mozart: Flute Concerto #1; Rimsky -Korsakov: Scheherazade. Joanna G'Froerer, flute; Nichael Newnham, conductor. Showplace Performance Centre, 290 George St. N., Peterborough. 705- 742-7469. .50, . - 8:00: Vital Spark Folk Society. Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot. Aengus Finn an, Jory Nash, Suzie Vinni ck, Katherine Wheatley and Two Roads Home, performers. Brooklin Community Centre, 45 Cassels Rd., Brooklin. 905-655-4991. . Sunday May 14 - 12:00 noon: New Music Concerts/Ma· claren Art Centre. Mother's Day Brunch and Music Speaks. Informal concert/demon- Colin Ainsworth lcwi,, Stephanie Kramer-soprano 10 Years of Richard Crlehrat11 g 11 cr1rrl Cu11111 c I ar1's 10 years l .' Artistic Director I 1 ·kels al 1,;c.lflh N1c1f l fVl.i , 1rid Je, ,t the dr 11 or '.> 1 q 745 0675 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM strati on of contemporary accordion repertoire, preceded by festive brunch. Joseph Macerollo, accordion. 37 Mulcaster St., Barrie. 705- 721-9696. Price tbc, call for reservations. - 2:30: Niagara Symphony. All Aboard the Orient Express. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, 500 Glenridge Ave.St. Catharines. See May 13. - 3:00: Monday Morning Singers. Women's Wark. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S.,Uxbridge. 905-852-7507. Admission by donation. - 3:00: Music Makers. A Garden of Love. Mother's Day Concert. Victoria Hall Concert Hall, 55 King St. W.,Cobourg. 905-372-2210. , (sr/st), free(12 & under). Proceeds to Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. - 7:30: Achill Choral Society. On the Lighter Side. A. Dale Wood, conductor. Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen St.. 519- 941-5089. , (sr/st under 16). - 7:30: Uxbridge Music Hall. The Eclectic Piano - classical and not so classical. Anthony Holt, piano; Alison Hanley, trumpet. 16 Main St. South, Uxbridge. 905852-5970. , (st), mothers accompanied by children . Benefit for music scholarship. - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Duo Concertante. Beethoven: Sonata #8, Op. 30 #3; Schafer: Wild Bird (1999); Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances; Sibelius: Valse triste; Saint -Saens: Danse Macabre; Faure: Sonata in A, Op. 13. Nancy Dahn, violin; Timothy Steeves, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. , (sr), (st) Tuesday May 16 - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sunfest.Men of Steel. Celtic, blues, folk, traditional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony McManus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 336 George St. North, Peterborough. 705- 749-1146. .50(advance), (door). Wednesday May 17 - 12: 15: Centenary United Church. Midday Concert Series. Shawn Grenke, organ; string quartet. 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-526-1147. Freewill donation. - 7:30: Sanderson Centre for the Per· forming Arts. Amy Sky, singer/songwriter/ speaker. 88 Dalhousie St, Brantford. 519- 758-8090, 800-265-0710. . Benefit for Kids Can Fly. - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sun· test.Men of Steel Celtic, blues, folk, traditional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony McManus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Centennial Secondary School Auditorium, 160 Palmer Rd., Belleville. 1-888-222- 6608. .50(advance), (door). Thursday May 18 - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sun· test.Men of Steel. Celtic, blues, folk, traditional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony Mc Manus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St.,Port Hope. 905-885-1071, 1-800-434-5092. .50(advance), (door). - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra/Theatre Aquarius. Broadway Beauties. A revue of songs made famous by Barbra Stre· isand, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews & others. Max Reimer, director; Michael Reason, conductor. Theatre Aquarius, 190 King Wil· liam St., Hamilton. 905-526-7929. - ; +(sr/st). Friday May 19 - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra/Theatre Aquarius. Broadway Beauties. Theatre Aquarius. See May 18. - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Until We Meet Again. Music by Mendelssohn, Copland & Bruch. Ross Edwards, clarinet; Geoffrey Moult conductor. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 800-265-8977. -. Saturday May 20 - 2:00 & 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra/Theatre Aquarius. Broadway Beauties. Theatre Aquarius. See May 18. Sunday May 21 - 8:00: Canadian Guitar Festival/Sun· fest. Men of Steel. Celtic, blues, folk, tradi ­ tional & original music for guitar solo, duo, trio & quartet. Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Tony Mc Manus & Don Ross, steel-string acoustic guitars. Howard Johnson Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario St., Kingston. 613-549- 6300, 1-888-825-4656. . Wednesday May 24 - 12:15: Centenary United Church. Mid-day Concert Seties. Chris Dawes, organ. 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-526-114 7. Freewill donation. - 8:00: Woodstock Fanshawe Singers. Kaleid Showcase Concert. Guests: London area choirs; Rajaton a cappella choir. First-St. Andrews United Church, 350 Queens Ave., London. 519-539-3428. ,. Thursday May 25 - 7:30: Millennium Choral Organization.Canadian Rhapsody · A Tribute to Canada. Celebrating Canada's rich cultural diversity, highlighting Irish, Afro-American, Ukrainian, German, Scottish, Maritime, French heritages, with 2 newly commissioned works. Peter Mccutcheon, tenor; Concordia Choirs; Pryvit Ukrainian dance ensembles; Alfred Kunz, artistic director/conductor; Michael W. Higgins, announcer. The Centre in the Square 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-662-3291. , (child). - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Christopher Ungerer, Piano. Mozart: Rondo in a, K511; Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126; Takemitsu: Litany; Schumann: Sonata, Op. 11 in f sharp. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. , (sr). O(st). - 8:00: Woodstock Fanshawe Singers. Kaleid Showcase Concert. Guests: Oxford County & area choirs; Raja ton a cappella choir. Knox Presbyterian Church, Riddell & Hunter Streets, Woodstock. 519-539-3428. ,. Friday May 26 - 7:30: Amabile Choirs. Spring Fling. Ama ­ bile Youth Singers. Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library, 251 Dundas St.,London. 419-641-6795. , (sr), O(st). - 7:30: One Voice Choir.Fu// Circle: Folk Music. Angela Wakeford, director. Thomas Foster Memorial, 9449 Regional Rd. Durham 1 /Conc. 7, Uxbridge. 905-640-3966. Admis ­ sion by donation. - 7:30: Serenata Choir. Gilbert & Sullivan Favourites. Ross Darlington, baritone; Rev. Canon Michael Burgess, narrator; Gary Heard, conductor. St. Paul's United Church, 308 King

St. Midland 1866-461-1830. ,$ lO(st). - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. An Elegant Ending. Walton: Violin Concerto; Elgar: Symphony #1. Corey Cerovsek, violin; Simon Streatfeild, conductor. The Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 800 265-8977. -. - 8:00: Woodstock Fanshawe Singers. Kaleid Showcase Concert. Guests: choirs from across Ontario; Raja ton a cappella choir. Knox Presbyterian Church, Riddell & Hunter Sts., Woodstock. 519-539-3428. ,. Saturday May 27 - 1:00: Brampton Festival Singers. A Singing Garden. Guests: Rose Garden Orchestra; Brampton Festival Youth Choir; St. An· drew's Presbyterian Church Choir. Royal Ambassador, 15430 Innis Lake Rd., Caledon. 905-450-5659. (includes High Tea). - 6:00: lndo Canadian Networking Council of Hamilton and Surroundings. Gala Dinner and Music: Neeraj Prem's Ragaffaire (Indian Music Ensemble). Indian classical & folk tunes on sitar, tabla, guitar, flute, standup bass & percussion.Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane. 905-522-5631.. - 7:30: Lorne Lofsky Duo. Benefit Jazz Concert. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Church Street, Newmarket. 905-853-7285. ,. All preceeds will go toward the restoration of this historic church - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Musical Passions. Dvorak: Cello Concerto; Vaughan Williams: Symphony #5. Shauna Rolston, cello; Michael Reason, conductor. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -, -(sr), (st 19-29), (up to 19). - 8:00: Karen Schuessler Singers.a Lusty May! Rutter: A Sprig of Thyme; Music by P.D.Q. Bach; madrigals & other works. Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin St., London.519-438- 4460. , (advance), , (door). - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. An Elegant Ending. The Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 800-265- 8977. -$ 50. See May 26. - 8:00: Renaissance Singers. 10 Years of Richard. Celebrating Richard Cunningham's 10 years as Artistic Director. Cunningham: 2 premieres. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-745- 0675. $ 20, , $ 5(child 12 & under). - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. Sounds of a Summer Night. Chamber works. Members & friends of Symphony Hamilton. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 1140 King St. W., Hamilton. 905-526-6690. , O(sr/st), (ch). - 8:00: Woodstock Fanshawe Singers. Kaleid Evening Gala Concert. Mass Choir Project; Rajaton a cappella choir. Knox Presbyterian Church, Riddell & Hunter Sts., Woodstock. 519-539-3428. . Sunday May 28 - 3:00: Renaissance Singers. TO Years of Richard. See May 27. Trinity Anglican Church, 12 Blair Rd., Cambridge (Galt). Wednesday May 31 -12:15: Centenary United Church. Mid-day Concert Series. Shawn Grenke, organ. 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-526-1147. Freewill donation. Thursday June 01 - 7:30: Oshawa Little Theatre. Anne of Green Gables, the Musical By Norman Camp- MAY 1 - JUNE 7 2006 bell. Youth group production. 62 Russett Ave., Oshawa. 905-723-0282. Call for ticket prices. For complete run see music theatre listings. Friday June 02 - 7:00: Collingwood Music Festival. Youth Concert. Featuring outstanding young people from the area in a professional-style concert. New Life Brethren in Christ Church, Hurontario St., Collingwood. 1-888-283- 1712. . - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Last Night of the Proms. Flags and patriotic clothing encouraged! Brian Jackson, conductor. The Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 800-265-8977. -. - 8:00: Musi ca St. James. Silent Movie and Organ Improvisation. Kirkland Ad sett, organ. St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas. 905-627-1424. Admission by donation. Saturday June 03 - 2:00: Stratford Festival. South Pacific. Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St., Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call for ticket prices. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Perimeter Institute. Superstringquartets Series: Shanghai String Ouartet. Jiang: Selections from "China Song"; Barber: Quartet, Op. 11; Ravel: Quartet in F. Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480. , (st). - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Last Night of the Proms. The Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. See June 2. - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. A Personal Collection. Musical surprises & guest appearances to mark conductor Michael Reason's final appearance. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526- 7756. -, -(sr), Dist19-29), (up to 19). - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra. A Nordic Smorgasbord. Gade: Violin Concerto ind, Op. 56; Larsson: Lyric Fantasy, Op. 54; Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings, Op. 1; Roman: Overture in g; Sibelius: Suite Migonne, Op. 98A. Phoebe Tsang, violin; Graham Coles, conductor. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University, 85 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519.744. 3828. , (sr/st), (eyeGO), free(under 10). - 8:00: Tasa. World music. Ravi Naimpally, tabla & other performers. Mad & Noisy Gallery, 154 Mill St., Creemore. 705-466- 5555. Sunday June 04 - 2:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Songfest 2006: Pops 'n' Roots. Popular music and folk songs. Kathryn Elton, vocals; Christopher Dawes & Alison MacNeil, piano; Gerald Neufeld, conductor & other performers. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763- 3000. , Dist), (eyeGO). Wednesday June 07 - 2:00 Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Stardust Follies. Broadwaystyle song-dance and comedy review with numbers from the '20s to the present. John Dimon, director. 88 Dalhousie St, Brantford. 519-758 -8 090, 800-265-0710. .50 For complete run see music theatre listings. Opera A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Civic Light Opera Co. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. David Haines, Joe Cascone, Larry Westlake, Clinton Somerton & others. May 25-27, June 1-3: 8:00; May 31 & June 7: 7:00; May 28,June 4: 2:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416· 755· 1717. ; .50 (May 25,31,June 1, 7). Absences. Dancemakers.Serge Bennathan, artistic director; Eve Egoyan, piano. May 3-6: 8:00. Premiere Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; -(sr/st/CADA). Anne of Green Gables. Kids on Broadway. Adapted by Donald Harron; music by Norman Campbell; lyrics by Harron & Campbell. June 2,3: 7:30; June 4: 2:00. The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416-237-9738. . Anne of Green Gables, the Musical Oshawa Little Theatre. By Norman Campbell. Youth group production. June 14, 8-10: 7:30; June 4: 2:00. 62 Russett Ave., Oshawa. 905- 723-0282. Call for ticket prices. Annual Spring Concert. Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Standard repertoire; operatic excerpts with staging. Ruby, Apprentice Chorus I, Apprentice Chorus II; Bronwen Low & Teodora Georgieva, conductors; Ann Cooper Gay, artistic director. May 26: 7:00. LISTINGS Music Theatre ALPHABETICALLY BY SHOW TITLE Dance IDOT, 227 Front St. East. 416-366-0467. , (sr/st), (child). Cabaret. Scarborough Music Theatre. Music by Kander, lyrics by Ebb. May 4-6, 11 -13, 18-20: 8:00. May 7, 14: 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396- 4049. ; (sr/st Th eve and Sun mat only); groups 15+. Crazy for You. Etobicoke Musical Productions. Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin. May 5: 8:00; May 6: 2:00. Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 416-248-0410. , (up to 16 yrs), (groups of 10 + ). Corpus Dance Projects: Two is Company. Danceworks. Peter Mundinger, composer; Sylvie Bouchard, David Danzon, choreography/ artistic directors. May 4-6: 8:00. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queen's Quay W. 416-973- 4000. $ 25, . DESPAIR ... and other conundrums. Crooked Figure Oances/Volcano. Programme of theatrical dance works combining words, movement & music. Kate Alton, Allison Rees-Cummings, Danielle Baskerville, Emma Lu Romerein, Ross Manson & other performers. May 4- 7. Thurs-Sun 8:00; Sunday mat 2:00. Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-538- 0988. ,$ 18. CONTINUES OPERA BEL CANTO OF SOUTH SIMCOE PRESENTS,.·, Mirhfl e l .\li,l1r1t!k1•1 Le U l'1 id f...11, ( 1 11 Ii I H Adrnission . 00 Kevin 1\11 I I,' 1 Guest l'i'-1nist: \ldl

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