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Volume 12 - Issue 6 - March 2007

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Aaron CoplandRuth Watson

Aaron CoplandRuth Watson HendersonMaurice Durufle... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Handel: Coronation Anthems. York UConcert and Chamber Choirs; Matthew Larkin,organ; Lisette Canton, director. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416· 736·5888. $12; (st).- 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Bach FindsHappiness: Bach Trio Sonatas. Bach: Trio Sona·tas, BWV.1037, 1039, 1040; Trio, BWV.530;Sonata, BWV.1028. Paul Meyer, violin; NicolaiTarasov, oboe; Laura Jones, viola da gamba; PaulJenkins, organ. Eastminster United Church, 310Danforth Ave. 416·927-9089. ; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.Virtuoso. Rossini: Semiramide Overture; Men·delssohn: Violin Concerto; Schelomo: Rhapsodyfor Cello; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade.Conrad Chow, violin; Daniel Domb, cello; Rob·ert Raines, conductor. The Rose Theatre, 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.; (sr/st); O(ch8-12).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. St. John Passion.Trinity­St. Paul's Centre. See Mar29.Sunday April 01- 1 :OD: Harbourfront Centre/JeunessesMusicales ofO ntario. Music with Bite: TheMagic Flute by Mozart. Singers from the LaurentianMusic Center. York Quay Centre, 235Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. Free.- 1 :OD: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts/L' Arsenal a Musique. Alice: A MusicalInspired by Alice in Wonderland. Introducesaudience to the joy of concert music, for ages7 +. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts,130 Navy St., Oakville. 905·815-2021, 888·489-7784. .99.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Elke Streisslberger,French horn. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121, 888-213-1121.Admission with gallery price: ; (sr/st);(1amily); free(5 & under).- 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Fascinating Rhythms: A Gershwin Salute!Rhap·sody In Blue, I Got Rhythm, An American in Paris,Porgy'n Bess, They Can't Take That Away FromMe, Someone To Watch Over Me, & others.Colin Clarke, music director. Meadowvale Theatre,6315 Montevideo Road, Mississauga. 905-615-4720 x2588. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 12th AnnualSchubertiad. Rachael Harwood-Jones, soprano;Jason Nedecky, baritone; Winona Zelenka, cello;Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Inna Perkis, BorisZarankin, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. West. 416-466-1870. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music CommunitySchool. RCM Guitar Ensembles andFestival. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 2:30: Opera In Concert. Die Tote Stadt. TheDead City, by Erich Komgold, opera in threescenes, libretto by Paul Schott (aka Julius andErich Komgold), after Georges Rodenbuch's novelBruges-la-Morte, performed in Gemnan. JoniHenson, Peter Barrett, singers; Robin Wheeler,music director/pianist. 1 :45: Pre-concert talk bylain Scott. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ,.- 3:00: Hart House Singers. Mozart: Requi·em. Orchestra of students from the Royal Conservatoryof Music & the Uo!T Faculty of Music;.f.flCanadianSinfoniettaCS Chamber Players Wine & CheeseSaturday 7:00PM »March 31, 2007 » Heliconian Hall.7calu- E t~7Jf ([j)yir;e JL21ft 21nidl Rem'>e JL(QJlll!.idlmrJl, v i olinsAlielks21nidla11'

David Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Great Hall,Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free; food donations for UofT Food Bank.- 3:00: Jean Stilwell. Carmen Unlipped:Premiere Performance & CD Launch. TheErnest Balmer Studio, the Distillery District.See Mar 30.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleYouth Orchestra. Schubert: Symphony #5.Rosedale Heights School, 711 Bloor St. East.416-922-3714 x103. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. AngelaPark, piano, Sharon Wei, viola, & GwendolynSmith, cello, in Concert. Coulthard: Sonata forviola and piano; Shostakovich: Sonata for celloand piano; Brahms: Trio for viola, piano, andcello. The Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-654-0877. ; (st).- 3:00: University ofToronto Scarbor·ough. Year End Musical Finale. UTSC annualspring concert by UTSC stall, faculty & students.UTSC Concert Choir & UTSC String Ensemble,Lenard Whiting, director; UTSC Wind Ensemble& UTSC Jazz Ensemble, Lynn Tucker, director.ARC Theatre, Academic Resource Centre, 1265Military Trail. 416-287-7076. Free.- 3:00: UUU (insert any 3 U-words). TWO inthe power of TWO in the power of TWO. Lecturesfor speakers and piano-isl and listenerpresented by Udo Kasemets and Susan Layard.Victoria University, Emmanuel College Chapel(third floor, south), 75 Queen's Park. 416-929-5849. Free.- 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Wind & Percussion. Calleja: Scherzo;Coakley: Lyric Essay; Ridout: Fall Fair; Cable: OntarioPictures; Nelson: Courtly Airs and Dances;Reed: Ballad for Alto Saxophone and Band; Gershwin:An American in Paris. Guest: DanielRubinoff, saxophone; York U Wind Symphony &Wind Ensemble, William Thomas, director; YorkU Percussion Ensemble, John Brownell, director.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East,YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $12; (st).- 3:30: Tafelmusik. St. John Passion. Trinity·St. Paul's Centre. See Mar 29.- 4:00: Association of Improvising Musi·ci aos Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416· 769-2841. .- 4:00: Music at Eglinton St. George'sUnited Church. In Paradisum. Dobrogosz:Mass; Faure: Requiem (Rutter edition). Choir ofEglinton St. George's United Church; orchestra;Peter Merrick, conductor. 35 Lytton Blvd.416-481 -1141 . ; (sr/st).-4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Af·ternoon Twilight Recital. William Wright, organ.4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 Church St.Q p_eraIN C ONCERTGuillermo Sdva-Marm, General Directorwww.operainconcert.com416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 4: 15: Saint Joh n's Convent. Organ Recital.Elisa Mangina, organ. 5:00: Evensong.Saint John's Convent, Chapel of St. John theDivine, 233 Cummer Avenue. 416-226-2201x305. Offering.-4:30: Christ Church Deer Park.Jazz Vespers.Don Thompson Quartet: Don Thompson,vibes; Reg Schwager, guitar; Jim Vivian, bass;Terry Clarke, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 7:DO: St. John's York Mills AnglicanChurch. Passiontide Concert. Durufle: Requiem,Qp.9; Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ(excerpts); & other works. Loma Young, soprano;SEASON FINAU!A ( . )n opera noirpremiere not tobe missed.s~~s~s~presentsAngela Park, pianoGwendolyn Smith, celloAlex Lozowski, violinCoulthard, Shostakovitch, DvorakSunday April 1, 2007 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Aveby Erich Korngold (in German)withLiliana PiazzaAda BalonGillian Grossman'Joni Henson Peter Barrett12th Season!at Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W .April I st, 2007, 2:00 pm12th AnnualSchubertiad"I wish someone would attempt a tragic history of literature,"wrote Schopenhauer, "showing how the variousnations treated their treasured national writers andartists while they were alive." If a tragic history of musicexisted, surely t he first chapter would belong to FranzSchubert. But w hatever recognition he did not1 ,.. ,,,_~____, achieve in life, Off Centre annually pays tribute to ourfavourite composer, this year with soprano RachaelHarwood-Jones, baritone Jason Nedecky, cellistWinona Zelenka, violinist Jacques lsraelievitchand pianists Inna Perl

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