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Volume 12 - Issue 6 - March 2007

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CONCERT LISTINGSBeyond the GT AIn this issue: Ancaster, Aurora, Bancroft, Barrie, Belleville,Brantford, Brighton, Brookville, Burlington, Cambridge, Cobourg,Fergus, Guelph, Georgetown, Hamilton, Huntsville, Kingston,Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Midland, Milton, Newmarket, Niagara-on-the-Lake,Orillia, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Dover,Port Hope, St. Catharines, St. George, Waterloo.Concerts: Toronto & GTA PAGE 24Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 50Jazz in the Club PAGE 52Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 53Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Beyond GTA: Thursday March 01- 12: 10: University of Guelph School ofFine Art and Music. Thursdays at Noon. Elec·Ironic music. Jim Harley, computer/peripherals;Cam McKittrick, theremin/computer/peripherals.MacKinnon 107, Goldschmidt Room, UofG, 50Stone Rd. East, Guelph. 519-824-4120x52991. Free, donations appreciated.- 7:30: Perimeter Institute Event HorizonsSeason. Yefim Bronfman, piano in Concert.Beethoven: Sonata #13 in E-flat, Op.27/1;Schumann: Fantasie in C, Op.17; Ravel: Gaspardde la nuit; Balakirev: lslamey. Mike LazaridisTheatre of Ideas, 31 Caroline St. North,Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ; (st).- 8: 00: Drury Lane Theatrical Productions.Olde Tyme Music Hall. Dancing, singing,jokes. Sue lnnisch-Brown, director/choreographer;Donna Dunn-Albert, music director. The Loft,Drury Lane Theatre, 2269 New Street, Burlington.905-637-3979. ; opening & mat:(60+ ); (st 18 &under); (12 & under).For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Northumberland Players. The FullMonty. Book by Terrance McNally, music &lyrics by David Yasbek; unemployed steel workerscome up with a bold way to make some quickcash (sexual content and language). Alina Adjemian,choreographer; Valerie Russell, artistic director.Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St., PortHope. 905-885-1071, 800-434-5092. .- 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the PerformingArts. The Polyjesters on stage. The"Swingin' folk chunk" sound. 88 Dalhousie St.,Brantford. 519-758-8090. .- 8:00: Showplace Performance Centre.Jerry's Girls. Music and lyrics for women fromMame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, La CageAux Foil es & others. Len Lifchus, director; WilliamCrane, musical director; Tim Rawat, producer.Showplace Performance Centre, 290 GeorgeSt. North, Peterborough. 705-444- 7089,866-444- 7089. . For complete run see musictheatre listings. Fundraiser for ShowplacePerformance Centre.- 8:00: Sonus Productions. Danny Michel.Folk rock f experimental I pop singer-songwriter &guitarist. The Gordon Best Theatre, 216 HunterSt. West, Peterborough. 705-742-7469.; $12(adv).- 8:00: Theatre Aquarius. Blood Brothers. ByWilly Russell; musical examines the bonds ofhuman nature in 60's Liverpool. Cyrus Lane, DavidLeyshon, Cara Hunter, Stephen Patterson, perfonners;Jane Johanson, choreographer; MichaelShamata, director. Dofasco Centre for the Arts,190 King William St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529, 800-465-7529. -. For completerun see music theatre listings.Beyond GTA: Friday March 02- 8:00: Arts in Concert. Divas in Concert. Thelikes of Aretha Franklin, Patsy Cline, Diana Ross,Bette Midler, Madonna, Barbra Streisand & Whit·ney Houston on one stage, conceived & directedby Ralf Hakenberg & Jim Broadley, arranged &conducted by Dr. Russ Weil, choreographed byAngela Broadley. 7:00: Kari Mullen visual artistreception, Heidi Brannan, host. Redeemer UniversityCollege Auditorium, 777 Garner Rd. East,Ancaster. 905-648-2139 x4211, 877-700-3130. ; (adv, mention Theatre Ancaster);(13 to 19); (12 & under).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Estacio: Light Eternal; Shostakovich:Violin Concerto #1; Beethoven: Symphony#6 (Pastorale). James Ehn es, violin;Simon Streatfeild, conductor. 6:45: pre-concerttalk with Thomas Kay. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. -; (12 &under, rush all students); (eyeGO).Beyond GTA: Saturday March 03- 2:30: Peterborough Singers. Natalie Choquette,soprano in Concert. Florence Khoriaty, jazzpianist; Syd Birrell, director. Calvary PentecostalChurch, 1421 Lansdowne St. West., Peterborough.705-745-1820. ; $12(st).- 7:00: Karen Schuessler Singers/BuxtonNational Historic Site & Museum/FirstGrantham United Church. Road to Freedom.Works by Hogan, Dawson, Verdi; spirituals; storiesof the black settlers in the Niagara region &the Underground Railroad; a Celebration of BlackHistory Month. Denise Pelley, vocals; StephenHolowitz, piano; Aaron Macdonald, saxophone;Darryl Stacey, bass; Ian Mackay percussion;Shannon & Bryan Prince, narrators. FirstGrantham United Church, 415 Linwell Rd, St44 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMBack to Ad IndexCatharines. 905-935-5369. .- 7:30: Cantabile Choirs of Kingston.Breath of Spring. Guest: Laura Biagi, vocalist/percussionist/dancer/Italian folklorist; all CantabileChoirs except Women's Chorus, Mark Sirett,artistic director. Grand Theatre, 218 PrincessStreet, Kingston. 613-530-2050. ; $12(sr/st/ch).- 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. SpringPanache. Vivaldi: Spring (from The Four Seasons);Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #1; Mozart: Symphony#29 in A; Popper: Requiem, for cellos. TonyBrowning, conductor.Trinity Anglican Church, 79Victoria Street, Aurora. 905-727-6101. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Classical Gems.Mozart: Vesperae solennes de Dominica, K.321;M. Haydn: Missa in honorem Sanctae Ursulae.Charlene Pauls, soprano; lasmina Pataca, contralto;Colin Ainsworth, tenor, Jason Nedecky, baritone;Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra; HowardDyck, conductor. Melrose United Church, 86Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-527-5995.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Midnight:Darkness and Wonder. Part: Stabat Mater; Morlock:Exaudi; Lauridsen: Mid.Winter Songs.Guests: members of the Penderecki Quartet;Catherine Robertson, piano; Stephanie Kramer,soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo-soprano;Brandon Leis, tenor, Leonard Enns, conductor. St.John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 WaterSt. North Kitchener. 519-725-7549. ;(sr/st); (eyeGO).- 8:00: Georgian Bay Symphony. ChinaPremiere. Wang: Butterfly Lover's Concerto;Hannah: New Work (premiere); Lau, New Work(premiere); Puccini: T urandot (arr Masca ll, premiere);Chan Ka Nin: Flower Drum Song; trad: YaoDance. Praise Lam, violin; John Barnum, conductor.7:00: Pre-concert talk with Richard Mascall,composer in residence. OSCVI Auditorium, 15508th Street East, Owen Sound. 519-372-0212.; 21(sr); (st); (grade 8 & under).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Centre In The Square, Kitchener.See Mar 2.- 8:00: Newmarket Theatre. MichaelBurgess in Concert. 505 Pickering Crescent,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. .- 8:00: Orchestra London. Modern Masters.Schnittke: Piano Concerto; Schreker. ChamberSymphony; Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra.Shoko Inoue, piano; Timothy Vernon, conductor.Metropolitan United Church, 486 WellingtonSt., London. 519-679-8778. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: The DaCapo Chamber Choir.Midnight - darknessandwonder. Guests:members of the Penderecki Quartet; LeonardEnns, director. St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch, Kitchener. 519-725-7549. ;(sr/st); (eyeGO).- 8:00: The Renaissance Singers. StabatMater. Settings by Lassus, Schubert, Cunningham,Rheinberger, Raminsh, Gorczycki. GregWalshaw, accompanist; Richard Cunningham,conductor/music director. St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch, 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-0675. ; (sr/st); (12 & under).- 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. WLU Symphony Orchestra.Paul Pulford, conductor. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo.519-884-0710 x2150. O; (st).Beyond GTA: Sunday March 04- 2:30: Kingston Symphony Orchestra.Symphony ... Squared. Mahler: Symphony #5;Wagner: Tannhauser Overture. Guests: Oshawa-Durham Symphony, Marco Parisotto, music director(Mahler); Glen Fast, music director (Wagner).Kingston Gospel Temple, 2295 PrincessSt., Kingston. 613-530-2050. -;-(sr); - (st); (ch).- 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Storytellers: Young Mozart. For ages 6-12. Jetten Kortenaar, host; Daniel Warren, conductor.Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. North,Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800-265-8977.; (sr, 12 & under, rush all students);(eyeGO).- 2:30 & 7:30: Amabile Choirs. T 1th AnnualAmabile Festival. To raise awareness ofU.N. Convention 182 on child labour. AmabileBoys & Men's Choirs, Amabile Youth Singers,Junior Amabile Singers; Jim Papoulis, guestconductor/composer. First-St. Andrew's Unit·ed Church, 350 Queens Ave., London. 519-433-2649. ; $12(sr); (st).- 3:00: Central Presbyterian Church. SundaysAt Three. Mozart: Sonata in G, K.301; BachSonata for solo violin in C; Paganini: Cantabilein D; Kreisler: Caprice Chinois. Adele Pierre,violin; Paul Grimwood, piano. 165 CharltonAve., Hamilton. 905-522-9098. Free.- 3:00: Northumberland Centre of theRoyal Canadian College of Organists.Lenten Organ Recital Series. Organists' fa.vourites and audience requests submitted lastyear; 1911 Casavant organ. St. Paul's Presbyterian,131 Walton Street, Port Hope. 905-355-3116. Offering.- 3:00: The Renaissance Singers. StabatMater. See Mar 3. Trinity Anglican Church,12 Blair Road, Cambridge.- 3:00: Wellington Winds. Great MusicalTales: Music based on literary works. SimonFryer, cello; Michael Purves-Smith, conductor.Grandview Baptist Church, 250 Old Chicopee Dr.,Kitchener. 519-579-3097. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. WW Symphony Orchestra.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Waterloo.See Mar 3. O; (st).- 7:30: Arcady. Ruth, CD Release Concert. Amusic drama by Ronald Beckett. Marion Samuel­Stevens, Neil Aronoff, Jennifer Ens Modolo,perfonners; Christopher Fischer, narrator; BrantfordChildren's Chorus. Ebenezer United Church,12274 Guelph Line, Brookville. 519-856-4814. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: St. George United Church. OrganRecital. Shawn Grenke, organ. 9 Beverly St.East. St George. 519-448-1956. . Inaid of the 175th Anniversary Organ Fund.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Aviv String Duartet in Concert.Haydn: String Quartet, Op.74/3 (Rider);Mozart: String Quartet, K.421; Schumann:String Quartet# 1 in a, Op.41. KW CMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st/ch).Beyond GTA: Monday March 05- 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. The Magic ofMozart. Royer: Travels with Mozart: Variationson a theme from The Magic Flute; Mozart: Concertofor piano #17, K.453; Mozart: Symphony#41, K.551 (Jupiter). Guest: Valerie Tryon, piano;James R. McKay, conductor. Royal BotanicalGardens, 680 Plains Rd. West, Burlington.905-526-6690. ; (sr/st); (under 12).Beyond GTA: Tuesday March 06- 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon. Department ofMusic piano students. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, Brock University, 500 Glen-MARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2007

idge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688·5550x3817. Free.- 12:00 noon: WiHrid Laurier UniversityFaculty of Music. Music at Noon. Music ofFleming and Enns. Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzosoprano;Lorin Shalanko, piano. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo.519·884·0710 x2150. Free.- 12: 15: First United Church. Noon HourConcert Series. Boyd McDonald, piano. 16 WilliamSt. West, Waterloo. 519-745-8487. Free.- 7:30: River Run Centre. The Songbird Cate.Local acoustic singer/songwriters. Co·operatorsHall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000,800·520·2408. .Beyond GTA: Wednesday March 07- 12:30: Noon Hour Concert Series,Conrad Grebel University College. Alf·Night Beatrice. Music of Canadian women,including workshop performance of a newcomposition by Carol Ann Weaver. ArdeleanaTrio: Brenda Muller, cello; Catherine Maguire,piano; Emma Green, flute. Conrad Grebel UniversityCollege Chapel, University of Waterloo,140 Westmount Rd. North, Waterloo. 519·885·0220 x24226. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo Chamber Mu·sic Society. Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano, RenaSharon, piano, in Concert. Lieder by Brahms, Rob·ert & Clara Schumann, Kennedy·Fraser; folksettingsby Douglas Perry, Vaughan Williams,Quilter, Barber. KWCMS Music Room, 57 YoungSt. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. By dona·lion, suggested min ( st), charitable receiptsfor more.- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo Symphony.Back to Baroque. Gabrieli: Antiphonal brass musicfrom San Marco; Stravinsky: Pulcinella; Vivaldi:The Four Seasons. Lance Ouellette, violin; lvarsTaurins, conductor. First United Church, 16 WilliamSt. West, Waterloo. 519·578-1570, 800·265-8977. ; $12(12 & under, rush all students);(eyeGQ).- 8:00: WiHrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. New Music Concert. Maureen For·rester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave. West,Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. Free.Beyond GTA: Thursday March 08- 12: 10: University of Guelph School ofFine Art and Music. Thursdays at Noon. BridgetHogan, soprano; Christopher Burton, piano.Mac Kinnon 107, Goldschmidt Room, UofG, 50Stone Rd. East, Guelph. 519·8244120x52991 . Free, donations appreciated.- 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Aviv String Ouartet in Concert.Shostakovich: String Quartets #7, #9, #3. KWC­MS Music Room, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo.519·886· 1673. ; (sr); (st/ch).Beyond GTA: Friday March 09- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.T 2:30 Fridays. Gaetane Prouvost, violin; Jean­Paul Sevilla, piano. von Kuster Hall, Music Build·ing, UWO, London. 519·661·3767. Free.- 7:30: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.Marjorie Bruce, organ, in Recital. 54 Benton St,Kitchener. 519-742·0462. $TBA.- 7:30: University of Western Ontario.Choral Series. Hope and Inspiration. St. CeciliaSingers; University o!Toronto Women's Choir.St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica, 1040 WaterlooSt., London. 519-661·3767. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Back to Baroque in Cambridge. Gabrieli: Antipho·nal brass music from San Marco; Stravinsky:Pulcinella; Vivaldi: The Four Seasons. Lance Ouellette,violin; lvars Taurins, conductor. CentralPresbyterian Church, 7 Queen's Square, Cam·bridge. 519·578· 1570, 800·265·8977. ;$12( 12 & under, rush all students); $ 5(eyeGQ).- 8:00: Perimeter Institute Bistro Jazz.Dione Taylor, vocalist. Soulfulness & subtlety,inspired by Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughan,Leontyne Price & Johnny Hartman. Black HoleBistro, 31 Caroline St. North, Waterloo.519-883-4480. .- 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. Flute Ensemble. Dr. AmyHamilton, conductor. Maureen Forrester RecitalHall, 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo.519·884·0710 x2 150. Free.Beyond GTA: Saturday March 10- 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. Women's Chorus Festival. Individual andmass choir works. Women's choirs from theUniversities of Guelph, Windsor & Brock University.St. Thomas Anglican Church, 99 Ontario St.,St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .- 7:30: Niagara Symphony ORCHExtraSeries. Emmett Does Clapton. The songs ofEric Clapton. Jeans 'n Classics band; Rik Emmett,guitar/vocals; Laura Thomas, conductor.Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Centre for the Arts,Brock University, St. Catharines. 905·688-5550 x3257. .- 8:00: Folk Night at the Registry. SteelRail in Concert. Country/bluegrass/old-timemusic. Guest: Jay Linden. Registry Theatre,122 Frederick Street, Kitchener. 519-745-6565. (adv); (door).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Or·chestra. Showcase: Winners of the Annual StudentConcerto Competition. Bales: Prelude forStrings; Mayr: Lodoiska Overture; Turner: Balladfor Orchestra (premiere). Graham Coles, conductor.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Aird Centreof Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 UniversityAve. West, Waterloo. 519·744·3828. ;(sr/st). Please bring an item for the FoodBank of Waterloo Region.- 8:00: Mill Race Folk Society. AnnualSpring Preview. Tanglefoot; Enoch Kent. Cam·bridge Arts Theatre, 47 Water St. South,Cambridge. 519·621 ·7135. .Beyond GTA: Sunday March 11- 2:00: The Gallery Music Group. ChamberMusic. Riverdale Ensemble; Peter BaldTrio. Wellington County Museum & Archives,0536 County Road 18, RR#l, Fergus. ; (under 16) (includes Museum admission).- 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Peter McGil/ivray, baritone in Concert.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., New·market. 905·953-5122. ; (sr); O(st).- 3:00: McMaster University School of theArts. McMaster Chamber Orchestra. Prokofiev:Overture: on Hebrew Themes, Op.34; Holst:Lyric Movement; Vivaldi: Concerto in b for FourViolins, Op.3/10. Alexander Cauderella, viola;Jieun Cha, Julie Kim, Carol King, Jell Lam,violins; Keith Kinder, conductor. ConvocationHall (UH·213), University Hall, McMasterUniversity, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton.905-525-9140 x24246. .- 3:00: Northumberland Centre of theRoyal Canadian College of Organists.Lenten Organ Recital Series. Romantic andmodern organ works; 1954 Casavant organ,enlarged 2003 by Andrew Mead. St. Peter'sAnglican, 240 College Street, Cobourg. 905·355-3116. Offering.Cynthia DaleMarch 23 & 24 - 8 pm at Centre In The Square in KitchenerMark Payne, conductor - Cynthia Dale, singerStratford Festival star Cynthia Dale will charm and entertain with herfavourite Pop standards and Broad1rn_1 hits.James Ehnes, violin - March 2 & 3 at 8 pm, Centre In The SquareStorytellers: Young MozartJet ten Kortenaar, host & Daniel Warren, conductorMarch 4 at 2:30 pm, Centre In The SquareKitchener, Waterloo, &Cambridge~(800) 265-8977Guelph,\,;11KIT\]fLNl:R.__ _______\VA.n HT 0,1SYMl'Tf·N\Vivaldi: The Four SeasonsLance Ouellette, violin & lvars Taurins, conductorMarch 7 at 8 pm , First United Church in WaterlooMarch 9 at 8 pm, Central Presbyterian Church in CambridgeKinderconcertsKWS String EnsembleMarch 24 at 9:15, 10:15, and 11it?\Sun ~.:;,1,.-Life FinancialM ARC H 1 - APRIL 7 2007('i!R.OC:.fJ!_S '- Le_.'"... ,,... ...:11' T 1 Tl :WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMr.!f!j;111ki11 .. J dc45

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