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Volume 11 Issue 9 - June 2006

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Back to Ad Index CONCERT LISTINGS Toronto & nearby Plans change! Always' call ahead to confirm details with presenters. Concerts: Further Afield PAGE 35 Music Theatre/Opera PAGE 36 Jazz Clubs PAGE 37 Announcements/Lectures Seminars/Etcetera PAGE 38 Thursday June 01 - 12:00: soundaXis/Soundstreams. Toronto Fanfare Project: Fanfares@Frum. New commis· sions 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. Free. - 12:15: St. John's York Mills Anglican Church. Heather Cumine, performer. Hymns, oratorio & original Christian songs. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free. - 1 :00: Soundstreams Canada. Toronto Fanfare Project: TD Fanfares. TD Centre Summer Concert Stage, King & Wellington Sts. 416-504· 1282. Free. - 7:00: City of Brampton Concert Band. Summer Concert in the Park. Gage Park, corner of Wellington and Main Sts, Brampton. 905-451 · 0174. Free. - 7:30: Mirvish Productions. The Lord of the Rings. Lyrics by Shaun McKenna and Matthew Warchus; music by A.R. Rahman and Vartinna with Christopher Nightingale. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872- 1212. · 5. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 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: Can Stage. Hair. Book &lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado; music by Galt Mac Dermot. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-368-3110. -89; (sr), (under 30). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. David Haines, Joe Cascone, Larry Westlake, Clinton Somerton & others. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-755-1717. .50. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Encore Entertainment. Ragtime. Music & lyrics by Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens; musical direction by Ellen Kestenberg. Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416· 733-0558. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Sistering. Funny Girls and Dynamic Divas. HotHouse Band, Tara Slone, Tabby Johnson, Mdidi Dnukwulu, Amanda Martinez, Lori Cullen and other performers. Doors 7pm. Harbourfront Centre Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. . Proceeds to community programs. - 8:00: soundaXis/Esprit Orchestra. Xenakis by Esprit. Xenakis: Jonchaies; Rea: Hommage a Vasarely; Louie: Imaginary Opera. Alex Pauk, conductor. 7: 15: Pre-concert "Com· posers in Dialogue". Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. , (sr), SlO(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. ; S451S25(sr/st). - 8:08: Series 8:08. Season Finale: Edith & Eliza; undercurrents; Running South, Facing North. Susan Kendal, Lindsay Zier-Vogel, Meghan MacNeil & Ilona Dougherty, choreography/dance. Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester St. 416-504-6429 ex.40. , (sr/st/CADA) For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:30: Hugh's Room.John Gorka, singer/ songwriter. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531· 6604. (advance). (door). Music on the Hill Free Lunchtime Concerts - Thursdays, 12: 15 pm June 1 - Heather Curnme - Hymns, Oratorio, and original Christian songs June 8 - Corda Duo - Ral1sta Tcholakova, violin. Aaron Brock, guitar. June 15 - Gospel Jazz Duo - Monika Burany, vocalist and Brett Setterington, keyboard June 22 - Bach to Broadway- Joyce Lai & Ian Clarke, strings, with Robin Davis, organ St. John's York Mills Church, 19 Don Ridge Dr. Near York Mills subway & Yonge and the 401. Free parking Beautiful venue. Great Music 416-225-6611 Supporled by !he Toronto Aris Council -8:30: Maryem Tullar.Arabic Night at the Lula Lounge. Traditional Arabic music & up. tempo numbers. Maryem Tollar, vocals; Karim Nagi, percussion; Dr. George Sawa, qanun; Bassam Bishara, oud; Ernie Tollar, ney flute/ mizmarlsax; Kathleen Kajioka, violin. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-588-0307. ,. Friday June 02 - 8:30am: Soundstreams Canada. Toronto Fanfare Project: Fanfares for the Common Commuter. The Great Hall, Union Station. 416· 504-1282. Free. - 12:00: Soundstreams Canada. Toronto Fanfare Project: Fanfare Discovery. MaRS Discovery District Atrium, 101 College St. 416· 504-1282. Free. - 7:00: Muhtadi International Drumming Festival. Festival Launch. Selection of intern a· tional 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. . - 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. - 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: Menaka Thakkar Dance Company. CHITRA: Warrior Princess. Premiere Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. -. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: soundaXis/Arraymusic.Aerial Vault. Lanier: newly commissioned work; Sette!: interactive work; Kucharzyk: 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 - 10:30am: Vibe Dance and Fitness Studio. Annual Recital Toronto Centre Main Stage, 5040 Yonge St.416-872- 1111. , . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 12:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Centre Stage Concerts. Recital by RCM Commu· nity School students. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 12:00: Soundstreams Canada. Toronto Fanfare Project: Fanfare Square. Yonge-Dundas Square, Yonge & Dundas Sts. 416-504-1282. 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), S14(mat). Concert Listings, Toronto & nearby continue on page 29 following the Summer "GREEN PAGES" ;:;u Music Mondays All concerts begin at 12:15 p.m. and take place at the Church of the Holy Trinity (19 Trinity Square beside the Eaton Centre) suggested donation May 29 Melanie Barney Organ June 5 Echo Women's Choir June 12 Gregory Millar Piano June 19 Allison Lynn Soprano William Shookhoff Piano June 26 Marty Smyth Organ Daniel Kushner Violin Eric Morin Drums July 3 Sang-Joon Park Baroque flute Borys Medicky Harpsichord For more information contact 589-4521 x222 torontdartsbounci I Ar, Firm's IF.ngch rindy o' the l,i:y of Tn•nntr. 28 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM J UNE 1 - J ULY 7 2006

Concert Listings, Toronto & nearby continued from page 28 preceding the "GREEN PAGES" - 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 rates. - 5:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Honours Piano Students Concert. Recital by RCM Community School students. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 7:00: Raga Music School/Moments in the Sun. Album Release of Neeraj Prem. 29 7 Augusta Ave. 416-483-2999. . - 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, Patriquin & Somers. Ruth Watson Henderson & Peter MacDonald, piano; Lydia Adams, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. , , (sr/st). - 7:30: Ermanno Mauro Opera Masterclass. Opera Classics and Beyond A night of operatic and musical theatre excerpts. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 416-846- 5438. ,. - 7:30: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Joyously Ringing. Original handbell compositions & arrangements of everything from hymns to show tunes. The 4 handbell 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. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Tanglefoot. Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, 33 East Rd. 416-264-2235. . - 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Transcontinental. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio ltalien; Debussy: Afternoon of a Faune; Rimski­ Korsakov: Scheherazade; Berlioz: The Procession to the Stake from Symphony 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· 925-9872 x2066. (advance), (door). - 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Memories. Drury Lane Theatre, Burlington. See June 2. - 8:00: Jubilate Singers. Chansons du Monde. Music by Poulenc, Ravel, Faure, Saint­ Saens & Lauridsen. Stewart Granger, tenor; Sherry Squires, accompanist; Isabel Bernaus, director. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 905-857-2152. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Marion Singers.A CappellaChoral 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 T ucket. Elisabeth Chojnacka, harpsichord. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416- 204-1080. , (sr), O(st). Of 0r1]!0 sic Garden, 4 FRE E Community Concerts presented by Tafelmusik in conj unction with the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute! Baroque Delighls Friday June 9 at 8 :oopm Tri nity-St. Pau l's Ce ntre , 427 Bloor Street West Featurin g In stitute facu lty mem bers An n Monoyios (sopra no) and Rufus Muller (tenor) as we ll as th e Tafe lmusik Baroque Orchestra and Cha mber Ch oir. Directed by Jea nne Lamon and lvars Taurins A selection of the baroque music that made Tafelmusik famous' Includes favourites by Handel, Purcell and Vivaldi. Musical lnlerlude Tuesday June 13 at 12:oopm Wa lter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of To ronto (Edward Johnson Building, So Queen's Pa rk Avenue) A casual noon-hour recital of baroque chamber music performed by members of Tafelmusik. HSBC@ HSBC Securilies HSI \( · S..-nm m·$ (Can,d.,) !o, Memb~1· C: ll'f SUPPOR TED BY: l \ 1l ' I ! ', . 1·, 11 r,94, ~ :-~ fttOLc •V'" .....--- "/" ltL L 0 ~ ,,~ , () J The TBSI Orcheslra and Choir Saturday June 17 at 1:oopm Walter Hall, Facu lty of Music, Un ivers ity ofToronto (Edward John so n Building, So Queen's Pa rk Avenue) Directed by Jea nn e Lam on and lvars Taurin s The talen ted Institute participants perform favou rites by Bach, Handel, Purcell, Telemann and Carissimi. The Grand J:inale Tuesday June 20 at 7:3opm Grace Church on-the-Hi ll, 300 Lonsda le Road The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir and the TBS/ Orchestra and Cho ir combine forces for our biggest concert of the summer! Hear Handel's Concerto grosso in F Major, Marais' Suite from Alcione and Charpentier's Missa assumpta est Maria. Free and general admission to all concerts: Adm ission to Baroque Delights, Musical Interlude, and the TBSI Orchestra and Choir is first-come, first-served. No ticket required. Doors open 15 minutes before all concerts. Tickets for The Grand Finale concert must be obta ined in advance and will be available to the public on Mo nday June 12 starting at 10 am IN PERSON ONLY, at the Tafelmusik Box Office at 427 Bloor Street West. Maximum 2 tickets per person. (Note: all tickets we re given away by noon last year') J UNE 1 - ) ULY 7 2006 Back to Ad Index WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM 29

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