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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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PercussionEnsembleSun, Apr 1 at 7:30 pmWalter Hall. FreeRobin Engelman, director.GomalanBrass QuintetMon, Apr 2 at 7:30 pmWalter Hall. ($12)Chamber Music SeriesA dazzling series finalefeaturing works andarrangements for brassquintet by Puccini, Verdi,Morricone, D'Anzi, Gabrielliand more.APRIL HIGHLIGHTSThis concert is sponsored in partby the Italian Cultural Institute ofToronto.Student ComposersConcertTues, Apr 3 at 7:30 pmWalter Hall. FreeShauna Rolston& Lydia WongThurs, Apr 5at12:10 pmWalter Hall. FreeThursdays at Noon SeriesCello sonatas by Scllnittkeand Grieg.Gomalan Brass Quin tet Apr 2World MusicEnsemblesMon, Apr 9 at 7:30 pmMacMillan Theatre . FreeBalinese Gamelan, JapaneseTaiko Drumming, Klezmer andSteel Music.Jazz OrchestrasWed, Apr 11 at 7:30 pmMacMillan Theatre. ()Terry Promane and Paul Read,direct the 11 O'Clock and 10O'Clock Orchestras in jazzstandards and arrangements.Student BrassEnsemblesThurs, Apr 12 at 12:10 pmWalter Hall. FreeThursdays at Noon SeriesOperetta andMusical TheatreSat, Apr 21 at 7:30 pmSun, Apr 22 at 2:30 pmWalter Hall. ()Felix GalimirChamber MusicAward ConcertTues, Apr 24 at 7:30 pmWalter Hall Pay what you can .' Il 'I •i ·• ·BOX OFFICE416.978.3744Senior/ studentprices in brackets"t"' -CONCERT LISTINGSToronto & GT AIn this issue: Metro Toronto, Ajax, Brampton, Klein burg,Markham, Mississauga, Oakville, Richmond Hill,Thornhill, \tciughan.Concerts beyond the GTA PAGE 50Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 56Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 58Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 60Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Sunday April 01- 1 :00: Harbourfront Centre/JeunessesMusicales of Ontario. Music with Bite. TheMagic Flute by Mozart. Singers from theLaurentian Music Center. York Quay Centre,235 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.Free.- 1 :00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts/L' Arsenal a Musique Alice. AMus1cal lnsp1ied by Alice in Wo11der/and.Introduces audience to the joy of concertmusic, for ages 7 +. Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905·815-2021, 888-489· 7784. .99.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gal·lery. Sunday Co11cert Series. Elke Stre·isslberger, French horn. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121, 888-213-1121.Admission with gallery price: ; (srlsl);(family); free(5 & under).- 2:00: Curtain Call Players. D1S11ey'sBeauty a11d the Beast Book by Alan Menken,lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, bookby Linda Wolverton. Jon Alexander, choreographer;Keith O'Connell, director; MJ Johnson,music director. Fairview Library Theatre, 35Fairview Mall Or. 416-703-6181. . Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 2:00: Mirvish Productions. The Phantom of the Opera Mystery and suspense inthe Paris Opera House; lyrics by Charles Hart,Richard Stilgoe, book by Richard Stilgoe &Andrew Lloyd Webber, from the novel byGaston Leroux. Jennifer Hope Wills, JohnCudia, performers; Gillian Lynne, musicalstaging/choreography; Harold Prince, director.The Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St.West. 416-872- 1212, 800-461 3333. ·0. For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Fascil1ati11g Rhythms. A Gershw1!1 Salute!Rhapsody In Blue, I Got Rhythm, An Americanin Paris, Porgy 'n Bess, They Can't Take ThatAway From Me, Someone To Watch Over Me,& others. Colin Clarke, music director. Mead·owvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road,Mississauga. 905-615-4720 x2588. ;(sr/st).- 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 12thA11n11al Schubertiad Rachael Harwood-Jones,soprano; Jason Nedecky, baritone; WinonaZelenka, cello; Jacques lsraelievitch, violin;Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin, piano. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. West. 416-466-1870.; (sr/sl).- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of MusicCommunity School RCM Guitar Ensemblesa11d Festival RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St.416-408·2824 x321. Free.- 2:30: Opera In Concert. Die Tote Stadt.The Dead City, by Erich Korngold, opera inthree scenes, libretto by Paul Schott (akaJulius and Erich Korngold), after GeorgesRodenbuch's novel Bruges-la-Morte, performedin German. Joni Henson, Peter Barrett,singers; Robin Wheeler, music director/pianist.1 :45: Pre-concert talk by lain Scott. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800·708-6754. ,.- 3:00: Hart House Singers Mozart:Requiem. Orchestra of students from theRoyal Conservatory of Music & the UofTFaculty of Music; David Arnot-Johnston,conductor. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 HartHouse Circle. 416-978-2452. Free; fooddonations for UofT Food Bank.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleYouth Orchestra. Schubert: Symphony #5.Rosedale Heights School, 711 Bloor St. East.416-922-3714x103. ; (sr/sl).- 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. AngelaPark, piano, Sharon We1, viola, & Gwe11doly11Srmth, cello, in Conceit. 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 of Toronto Scarbor·ough. Year End Musical Fmale UTSC annualspring concert by UTSC staff, faculty &students. UTSC Concert Choir & UTSC StringEnsemble, Lenard Whiting, director; UTSCWind Ensemble & UTSC Jazz Ensemble, LynnTucker, director. ARC Theatre, AcademicResource Centre, 1265 Military Trail. 416·287-7076. Free.- 3:00: UUU (insert any 3 U-wordsl TWO111 tile power of TWOm tl1epowerof TWO.Lectures for speakers and piano-isl andlistener presented by Udo Kasemets andSusan Layard . Victoria University, Emmanu elCollege Chapel (third floor, south), 75 Queen'sPark. 416-929-5849. Free.- 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Wmd & PercuSS1011. Calleja: Scherzo;Coakley: Lyric Essay; Ridout: Fall Fair; Cable:Ontario Pictures; Nelson: Courtly Airs and

Dances; Reed: Ballad for Alto Saxophone andBand; Gershwin: An American in Paris. Guest:Daniel Rubinoff, saxophone; York U WindSymphony & Wind Ensemble, William Tho·mas, director; York U Percussion Ensemble,John Brownell. director.Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 KeeleSt.416·736·5888. $12; S5(st).- 4:00: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz &lmproVtSed Musk:. Showcasing local talent.Now Lounge, 189 Church St. 416·769·2841..- 4:00: Music at Eglinton St. George'sUnited Church. 111 Pa1ad1sum. Dobrogosz:Mass; Faure: Requiem (Rutter edition). Choir ofEglinton St. George's United Church; arches·tra; Peter Merrick, conductor. 35 Lytton Blvd.416-481·1141. ; (sr/st).- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Su11dayAftemoo11 Twiligltt Recital. William Wright,organ. 4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 Church St.416-364· 7865 x224. Free.- 4:15: Saint John's Convent. OrganRecital. 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. JazzVespers. Don Thompson Quartet: Don Thomp·son, vibes; Reg Schwager, guitar; Jim Vivian,bass; Terry Clarke, drums. 1570 Yonge St.416·920·5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 7:00: St. John's York Mills AnglicanChurcll Passiontide Concert. Durufle:Requiem, Op.9; Dubois: The Seven Last Wordsof Christ (excerpts); & other works. LornaYoung, soprano; Dana Hibbard, alto; AnthonyCavaiola, tenor; Jerod Bertram, bass; Christo·pher Dawes, organ; St. John's Chorale, RobinDavis, conductor. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416·225·6611. ; (st).- 7:30: Christ Church Deer Park. PalmSunday Devot1011al Concert Ireland: VexillaRegis prodeunt; Vittoria: Tenebrae responso·ries. 8:00: Compline, led by members of thechoir. 1570 Yonge St. 416·920·5211.Donation.- 7:30: Coro Giuseppe Verdi Choir.Easter Co11cert. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater;other Easter Hymns. Giuseppe Macina,conductor. St. Clare's Church, 1118 St. ClairAve. West. 416·789-7011. .- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. CountyVaudeville. T urn·Df·the-century British MusicHall songs and recitations, novelty songs, sillyverse, & more, played on button accordion,piano accordion, concertina, mandolin, guitar,keyboard, & hammered dulcimer. Paul Morris,Peter Stephens, performers. The TRANZAC,292 Brunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. $12; O(sr); (st).- 7:30: Jean Stilwell. Cam1e11 UnZ1ppedPremiere Performa11ce & CD Launch. Mix ofmusical theatre, cabaret, opera & jazz clas·sics; Bizet: Habanera; Falling in Love Again;Last Night When We Were Young, cabaretsongs by Marcy & Zina, new songs by JohnBucchino; conceived & performed by JeanStilwell, mezzo-soprano, and Patti Loach,piano. The Ernest Balmer Studio at TapestryNew Opera Works, Studio 316, Building 58:The Cannery, 55 Mill Street, the DistilleryDistrict. 416·537-6066 x221. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Jubilee United Church. PalmSu11day Co11cert. Beethoven: An die ferneGeliebte; Piano Concerto 113 inc; Haydn: Massin B-flat Major (Harmoniemesse). MarieAPRIL 1 - MAY 7 2007Criscione, soprano; Arthur Wenk, piano;Jubilee United Church Senior Choir, & solo·ists; Jubilee Festival Orchestra. 40 UnderhillDr. 416-447-6846. .- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. Percussion Ens em·ble, Robin Engelman, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978 -3744. Free.- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Handel. Coronation Anthems. York UConcert and Chamber Choirs; Matthew Larkin,organ; Lisette Canton, director.Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5888. $12; (st).- 8:00: Mirvish Productions/TheatreGargantua. e DENT/TY. Multi-media, multi·disciplinary production integrating text,movement, original music, interactive projec·tions & live online chat, looking at the wayshuman interaction has changed since we'vemerged onto the information highway. RoyalAlexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 416·872-1212, 800-461-3333. -. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Panasonic Theatre. MenopauseOut Loudl Book & lyrics by Jeanie Linders.Jayne Lewis, Nicole Robert, Cynthia Jones,Rose Ryan & Jenny Hall, performers. 651Yonge St. 416-872- 1111 . .95. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.St. Joh11 Passion. By Bach; sung in Germanwith projected English text. Guests: Les VoixBaroques; Charles Daniels, tenor; DorotheeMields, Catherine Webster, sopranos; Mat·thew White, Margaret Bragle, altos; ColinBalzer, David Vanderwal, tenors; StephanMacleod, Sumner Thompson, baritones; &other singers; Jeanne Lamon, director. Trinity·St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·9646337. -; -(65+/st);(Face the Musik, B/C balcony only).- 8:00: The Music Gallery/TheatreLaChapelle. Toronto Montreal ComposerPro;ect. Classic Avant series; Mather: Bour·gueil; Hatch: Eurhthmy; Arnold: Rubber Wain;Thorpe: Untitled (for James Tenney); Cam·eron: 4 Post Cards. Toronto-Montreal ADHOC Ensemble: OAT ensemble (ChantalBergeron, violin; Xavier Brossard-Menard,clarinet; Alexandre Castonguay, cello; SoniaWheaton Dudley, piano); Rick Sacks, percus·sion; Robert W. Stevenson, clarinet. 7:00:Toronto-Montreal talk. Saint George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-924-4945.; (sr/member); (st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room Jesse Wmchester.2261 Dundas St. West. 416·531 -6604. ;(adv).Monday April 02- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. York U BaroqueEnsemble. Sonatas and concertinas by Bois·mortier, Ricciotti & Cazzati; harpsichordsolos. Stephanie Martin, Mark Chambers,directors.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736·5186. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Chamber Music Senes. GomalanBrass Quintet. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978·3744.; $12(sr/st).- 8:00: Can Stage. The Rocky H01ror ShowA strange party ... cult figures, pop culture,sing-a-long tunes. Book, music & lyrics byRichard O'Brien; Ted Dykstra, director. BlumaWWW. THEWHOlENOTE.COMAppel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. East. 416·368-3110. Callfor ticket prices. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: Hart House Chamber Strings.Spnng Concetr. Brahms: Sextet 111; Haydn:Symphony 1144; Swager-Ruston: New Work.Great Hall, Hart House, UofT, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978 -2452. Free.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Per·forming Arts. Sama1abalouf. Original musicin the spirit of Gypsy jazz star Django Rein·hard!, influenced by calypso, blues, rock & roll,waltz & Arabic themes. 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888-489· 7784..99; $ 5(eyeGO).- 8:00: The Funk Brothers. The FunkBrothers in Concert. The sounds of Motown,including The Supremes and Marvin Gayefrom the studio musicians who made it. TheRose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874-2800. -. *DATE CHANGE fromMarch 26*- 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. WurlitzerPops at Casa Loma. Cecil B. Demille's 1927silent film epic, The King of Kings, with liveoriginal score. Clark Wilson, theatre organ.Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262..Tuesday April 03- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusic Senes.· Contrasts. Stravinsky: TheSoldier's Tale; Bart6k: Contrasts. Lynn Kuo,violin; Kornel Wolak, clarinet; MariannaHumetska, piano. Four Seasons CPA, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 7:00: The PoetBureau. Poetry/Process/Performance. Collaborative word cabaret,complex dialogues and interrogations betweena team of composers, musicians, spoken-wordartists and sound engineers. Wu Tsang Nixons(acoustic experimental collective): EdwardNixon, poet; Phoebe Tsang, composer/violin;Liana Berube violin; Stephanie Chua, toy piano;Catherine Kidd, Gary William Rasberry,Teilhard Frost, performers; Jill Battson, NancyBullis, curators. The Underground, DrakeHotel, 1150 Queen St. W. 416-410·8300..- 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music Student ComposersWalter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978·3744. Free.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Per·forming Arts. The Funk Brothers 1i1 Concert .The sounds of Motown, including The Su·premes and Marvin Gaye from the studiomusicians who made it. 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905·815-2021 , 888489-7784..99; $ 5(eyeG0).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Les Violons duRoy. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Vivaldi: StabatMater; Sinfonia in b; Motet In Furore Giustissi·mae lrae. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Marie·Nicole Lemieux, contralto; Bernard Labadie,conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00:Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ·St John Passion. By Bach. See Apr 1. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·872- 1111. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Doug Alcock CDRelease. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416·53 1 ·6604. $12; (adv).Wednesday April 04- 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall/TorontoChildren's Chorus. Christopher Dawes,organ; Jean Ashworth Bartle, conductor. 60Simcoe St. 416·8 72-4255. Free.- 5:30: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Bradshaw Ampilitileatre Vocal SenesSongs of tile Seasons. Julie Loveless, piano;Canadian Children's Opera Chorus, BronwenLow, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Oueen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 7:00: Goethe Institute. Ullman/SwellQuartet, with Hat & Beard 163 King St.,141 -"i..\l?v0"-~c,'p-'\C':i- 0'd i-J"'\ ~ .~o,..,«o

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