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Volume 12 - Issue 6 - March 2007

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  • Theatre
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  • Toronto
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAKimura, Phoebe Tsang, violin; Rafael Hoekman,cello; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Walmer Centre,188 Lowther Ave. 416-499-0403. ; (sr);$12(st/16-29).- 7:00: The Music Gallery/Bummer in theSummer. MV & EE, Eric Chenaux, Jon-Rae &Friends, All Under Heaven. Pop Avant series;psychedelic I blues I jam band; free-improv-influencedmusic & folk-inspired songwriting; indie Icountry I rock, Jon-Rae & the River, Jon-RaeFletcher, singer/songwriter/leader; space blues,Marco Landini, director. Saint George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .- 7:30: Bach Children's Chorus/BachChamber Youth Choir. Freedom Trilogy Concert.Daley: Prayer for Peace; Halley: FreedomTrilogy; traditional African music & dancing.Guests: Rebecca Whelan, soprano; Toronto Children'sChorus, Jean Ashworth Bartle, conductor;Elmer lseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor;Stephen Lewis, guest speaker; Eleanor Daley,pianist; Linda Beaupre, conductor. Timothy EatonMemorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 416-934-5039. . Proceeds to benefit TheStephen Lewis Foundation.- 7:30: National Ballet of Canada. InternationalCompetition for the Erik Bruhn Prize. NationalBallet Orchestra. 45 minutes prior: BalletTalk. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. -0.- 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. 4midable.Beethoven: Piano Concerto #1 in C; Bach:Violin Concerto in A; Rossini: L'Jtaliani in Algeri.Mark Payne, piano; Arpad Josephson, violin;Stephane Potvin, conductor. Central BaptistChurch, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-337-1083. $ 20; (sr/st); (under 12).- 7:30: Opera Belcanto of South Simcoe.Operatic Showcase No. 3. Excerpts from LaBoheme, La T raviata, Don Carlo, Lakme, Carmen,Don Giovanni, Marriage of Figaro, II T rovatore, &others. Ten soloists; Adolfo de Santis, piano;Opera Chorus and Orchestra, David Varjabed,artistic director. Immaculate Conception Parish,300 Ansley Grove, Woodbridge. 705-435-3730.; (adv).- 7:30: Oshawa Durham Symphony Dr·chestra. Magnificent Mahler. Mahler: Symphony#5; Wagner: Tannhauser Overture. Guests:Kingston Symphony Orchestra, Glen Fast, musicdirector (Wagner); Marco Parisotto, music director(Mahler). George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 905-579-6711. .75; .75(st/ch).- 7:30: Sergei Stilmachenko. l 'amour a 3.Works by Tchaikovsky, Mahler & Poulenc. SergeiStilmachenko, baritone; Raisa Nakhmanovich,piano.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St.West. 416-766-6478. ; (st).- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Rigoletto.By Giuseppe Verdi; in Italian with English projectedtitles. Giuseppe Macina, artistic director.Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-698-9572. ; (sr); $12(st).- 8:00. Brampton Festival Singers/YouthChoir. Phantom of the Opera Cabaret Concert.Works by Lloyd Webber, Puccini & Bizet. GraceUnited Church, 156 Main St. N, Brampton. 905-789-8045. ; (sr/st); .50(under 12).- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Concert No. 4. Wagner: Siegfried Idyll;Stravinsky: Faeries' Kiss; Schubert: Symphony#8. Sabatino Vacca, conductor. Stephen LeacockCollegiate Institute, 2450 Birchmount Rd. 416-879-5566. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: City of Brampton Concert Band.Sax in the City. Guest: Tara Davidson, saxophone;Darryl Eaton, musical director. Rose Theatre, 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.Beethoven'sEroica. Beethoven: Symphony#3 (Eroica); Krammer: Concerto for clarinet in E­flat, Op.36; Albinoni: Concerto for 2 oboes. RobertThorpe, clarinet; Hubert Brard, Scott Duffus,oboes; Terry Kowalczuk, music director. SaintLuke's United Church, 353 Sherboume St. 416-654-9666. ; (adv).- 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.New York Staff Band of the Salvation Army.Festival of Brass; Graham: Gall of the Cossacks;T urrin: Eternal Song; Downie: Exaltate; & otherworks. Ronald Waiksnoris, director. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754.; (sr); (festival pass).- 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Beethoven, Borodin & Mozart. Beethoven: FidelioOverture; Borodin: Symphony #2 in b; Mozart:Piano Concerto #23 in A. Jay Rosenfield, piano;David Bowser, music director/conductor. WillowdaleUnited Church, 349 Kenneth Ave.416-298-3553. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Opera by Request. Bizet's Carmen.Concert version, complete except for choruses,piano accompaniment. Loralie Kirkpatrick, JamesJanz, Bryan Estabrooks, Maria Knight, performers;William Shookhoff, music director. EglintonSt. George's United Church,35 Lytton Blvd. 416-455-2365. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: The Musicians in Ordinary. l 'lngratoe Crudo Amore (Ungrateful and Cruel love). Italiansongs of the 16th c., works by Cara, di Lasso,Vecchi, Dentice, Verdelot, Francesco da Milano,& others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards,Jute. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: The Oriana Women's Choir. CanadianCanvas: Canadian Choral Music and CanadianArt Creation. Leungen: Celebremus ! (text CarminaBurana); Missa Brevis; Raminsh: Ave VerumCorpus; Schafer: Snowforms; Daley: The AngelsWill Guide You Home; Child with the Starry Crayon;Seasons of Love; Henderson: The River; Somers:Northern Lights; Patriquin: Un Canadien Errant;J'Entends le Moulin; Six Songs of EarlyCanada; Jacquie Jacobs will paint three worksduring the concert. James Bourne, piano; WilliamBrown, artistic director. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-923-3123. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Space Exploration. Royal Ontario Museum.*POSTPONED due to construction•- 8:00: T rypTych. A Contemporary OperaWorkshop. Menotti: The Old Maid and the Thief;Frid: The Diary of Anne Frank. Marion SamuelStevens, Charlotte Burrage, Gillian Grossman, &others, performers; Edward Franko, stage director;Erika Crino, Brett Kingsbury, music directors.West Hall Theatre, Trinity Presbyterian Church,2737 Bayview Ave. 416-763-5066 xl. . Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:30: Living Arts Centre. An Evening withRik Emmett. Rock, blues, classical, jazz, swing &fusion, food & beverage available. Rick Emmett,guitar/vocals. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. ,,; (eye­GO).Sunday March 04- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Dr. Draft and the Interns,jazz ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg.905-893-1121, 888-213-1121. Admission withgallery price: ; (sr/st); (family); free(5&under).- 2:00: CAMMAC. Ontario Music Centre Participants'Concert. Northern District Library, 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-421-0779. Free, donationswelcome.- 2:00: Fiddles & Frets Music Productions.Cara Luft Concert/Workshop. Folk/rock singer/songwriter/instrumentalist (formerly of The WailingJennys) in an intimate & interactive event;bring songwriting questions, gather ideas. Guest:Hugh McMillan (Spirit of the West/James Keelaghan).The Gardener's Cottage, Kew Park, 30 LeeAve. 416-264-2235. ; limited seating, reservationshighly recommended.- 2:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. 4midable.See Mar 3. St. Simon's Church, 1450Litchfield Rd., Oakville.- 2:00: ORMTA Central Toronto Branch.Teachers in Concert. Eclectic afternoon of music.Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 PrinceArthur Ave. 416-537-1156. ; (st);(family). Proceeds to Student Scholarships.- 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Heavy Metal. Festival of Brass grand finale; Go!-CONTINUUM CONTEMPORARY MUSIC401 EASTMarch 4, 2007, 8pmRoyal Conservatory of MusicConcert Hall - 90 Croatia St.GLITCHMarch 29, 2007, 8pmMusic GallerySt. George the Martyr- 197 John St.26Two of Toronto's most distinct voices,Martin Arnold and James Rolfe,traffic in music both stripped down andoff-kilter, Gerald Barry revels in thedrama of a system under stress.Yannick Plamondon evokes amoment of transfiguration . Sciarrinoproposes music "to awaken realization- in the moment when the marketplace has fallen silent in us."torontcarts:: ounci I~:Tickets: Reg./ Seniors& Arts Workers/ StudentsJennifer Waring, Artistic DirectorJuliet Palmer & James Rolfe,Guest Curatorswww.continuummusic.orgCanada Councilfor the ArtsConseil des Artsdu CanadaWWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COMNew and archaic audiovisualtechnologies on a collision-coursewith chamber music.Nicole Uzee juggles high and low stopmotionensemble and video intertwine.Simon Giorgio Magnanensi's combinesshort-circuited tal king toys with amplifiedensemble '·glitches". Nick Brooke mixesantique magic lantern slides andensemble. Emily Hall blends mu sic anda haunting black & while video.USOCANMusicGaller y~ -~ Photo: Michael Mitchell/ Paul WidnerM ARCH 1 - APRI L 7 2 00 7

fin: Rhapsody In Brass; Raum (arr Gates): Faust·bu ch; & other works. Winner of Hannaford YouthBand's Solo Competition; Robert Brown, tuba;Aaron VanderWeele, euphonium; Curtis Metcalf,conductor/artistic director. 2: 15: lobby chat, RayTizzard with Aaron VanderWeele. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754.; (sr); (st); (festival pass).- 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Pictures.Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; St. LouisBlues, music from Annie Get your Gun, & someChick Corea. Guests: Markham District HighSchool Band, Mark Caswell, director. MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905·305-7469, 866-768-8801 . .50; .50(sr/chi.- 3:00: Mississauga Youth Orchestra(Symphony, Concert Strings & ChamberPlayers). Virtuoso Music. Bruch: Violin Concerto(3rd mvmt); works by Rossini, Copland & Shore.Robert Han, violin; Gregory Burton, music direc·tor/conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905·306-6000, 888-805-8888. ; (st).- 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. Vilma Vitals,mezzo-soprano, & Gregory Oh, piano, in Concert.Works by Debussy, Coulthard, Mahler. The HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877.; (st).- 4:00: Al Green Theatre at the Miles Nad·al Jewish Community Centre. Jacques Is·raelievitch & Friends. Works by Haydn, Shostako·vich & Mendelssohn. Toronto Symphony Quartet:Jacques lsraelievitch, Teng Li, Paul Meyer, WinonaZelenka. 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211xO. ; (sr/st); (10-14).- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & lmprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday After·noon Twilight Recital. TBA, organ. 4:30: ChoralEvensong. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224.Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Robi Botos Trio: Ro bi Botos, piano; FrankBotos, drums; Attila Darvas, bass. 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 7:30: Les AMIS Concerts. la Valse. Liszt·Gounod: Waltz from opera Faust; Chopin: Waltz inA-flat, Op.69/1; Waltz inc-sharp, Op.64/2; LisztMephisto Waltz; Prokofiev: Waltz from Cinderel·la; McConnell: Naschmarkt Waltz; Ravel: LaValse. Ellen Annor-Adjei, piano. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-929-6262. ; (sr);(st).- 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble. ShallWe Dance. Musical dance genres across thecenturies and the world. Church of the T ransfiguration,111 Manor Rd. 416-292-9432. ;$12(sr/st).- 7:30: Victoria Scholars Men's ChoralEnsemble. Chant & Beyond. Durufle: Messe"CumJubilo"; works by Part, Penderecki; Grego·rian Chant. Dr. Jerzy Cichocki, director. Our Ladyof Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. West. 416·761 -7776. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.401 east. Arnold: Moonlight on the Bluff; Rolfe:raW; Plamondon: Autoportrait sur Times Square;Sciarrino: Lo Spazio Inverso; Barry: Low. MusicGallery, Saint George the Martyr Church, 197John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts work·ers); $ 5(st cheap seats).- 8:30: Lula Lounge. Purim Cabaret & "JewishMardi Gras" Masquerade. Music (DavidBuchbinder, Dave Wall, Arab-Jewish-Jazz fusionPresented byThe Associates of theToronto Symphony OrchestraFeaturing'Toronto ~ymphonyYouth OrchestraEnsembles of the orchestra will present avaried and exciting program. The inspiringconcert demonstrates the superb musicianshipof talented young performersIn concert atTrinity-St. Paul's Centre427 Bloor Street West TorontoMonday March 5, 2007 7:30pmThe Program will feature among othersMendelssohn Octet for stringsHerbert HaufrechtSymphony for brass and TimpaniTickets .00 Regular, .00 Students I SeniorFor further information call (416) 221-8342Heavy MetalSunday, March 4, 2007, 3 p.m., Jane Mallett TheatreCurtis Metcalf, Resident Conductor and Artistic DirectorJohn Griffiths, tuba soloistMembers of The New York Staff BandWinner of the HSYB's 2007 Solo CompetitionThe HSSB's annual Festival of Brass is a three-day celebrationof youth, community and the very best of professional musicmaking.Heavy Metal is the grand finale of our Festivalweekend and brings together remarkab le artists from theUnited States and Canada. This low brass extravaganza willfeature tuba virtuoso John Griffiths as well as members ofthe New York Staff Band. The winner of the Hannaford StreetYouth Band's 2007 Solo Competition will al so perform."Toronto's brass band par excellence"William Little r, Th e TorontoStarCall the St. Lawrence Centre Box Office416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754or book on-line www.stlc.comVisit us at www.hssb.ca0 YAMAHA L NSKLong & McQuadeMusical lnstumentsnENnr.TJi SKF SCHAEFFLER JUPITtRMARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2007 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM 27

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