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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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... CONCERTS: Toronto andGTA ·West. 416- 769-2841. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.St John PaSSton. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre.See Apr 1. Post-concert: Talkback.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. The Funk Brothers 1/1 Concert.See Apr 3.- 8:30: Hugh's Room . John Dorsey CDRelease. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 ·6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Trane Studio. Tasa. South Asianworld lusion band with jazz influences, withoriginal compositions new & old. Ravi Naimpally,tabla/composition; Samidha Joglekar,vocals; Jon Kay, sax/bansuri; John Gzowski,guitar; Chris Gartner, bass; Alan Hetherington,drums/percussion. 964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197. cover.- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Latin Jazz. Eliana Cuevas, vocals; LuisMario, guitar. 681 St.Clair Ave. West. 416·658-5687. cover.Thursday April 05- 12:00 noon: COC. Richard Bradsl1awAmphitheatre Jazz Senes: New York V01ces.Explore the world of Manhattan Transfer,New York Voices, and Bobby McFerrin.Humber Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Trish Colter,director. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: U of T Faculty of Music. T/1111sdays at Noon. Schnittke: Cello Sonata; Grieg:Cello Sonata. Shauna Rolston, cello; LydiaWong, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.- 4:00: RCM Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. Maria lvanova, soprano. ConcertHall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321.Free.- 6:00: RCM Glenn Gould School. Stu·dent Recital. Dulcie Vousden, bassoon. ConcertHall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321 .Free.- 6:30: Bata Shoe Museum. Paul MathewBand. Gypsy songs, romances, & Russiandances, Roma folk music, music from Russia,Hungary, & Romania; traditional Roma folkcostuming. 327 Bloor St. West. 416-979-7799 x242. PWYC, suggested.- 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts.The Place Between. Employs dance, text,songs & legend to paint a landscape wherebirth, death & regeneration are challenged bythe weakness of the body. Julie TamikoManning, Aura Carcueva, Maria ChristinaClassical and Jazz ConcertsThursdays at the Bata Shoe MuseumApril S, 6.30-7:30 pmPaul Mathew BandFiery gypsy songs. lyrical romancesand Russian dancesAi~~April 12, 6.30-7:30 pm J ~ ""' IllHaydn String Quartet op. 33 #2. 'The Joke' I {f lJ ~and Beethoven op. 59 #IJ! IApril 19. 6.30-7:30 pmJazz with Lina A llemano & BandNo pre-registrationPay what y ou can: suggestedThe Bata Shoe Museum327 Bloor Street West, at St. George 416.979 .7799For details. see www.batashoemuseum.caClassical concerts are presented by the Bala Shoe Museum andthe Glenn Gould School of Music. The Bala Shoe Museum'sclassical music programs are performed onthe Boston Piano (pictured). represented ":_ R ~ ~exclusively by Remenyi House of Music. ~ .(_~quiem by Eleanor DaleyGood Friday, April 6 @ llamHumbercrest ChoirMelvin J. Hurst, Director of MusicRev. Dr. Susanne VanderLugt, Minister... H N_ y IJames, Falen Johnson, performers; MichelleOlson, choreographer; Lisa C. Ravensbergen;director. Winchester Street Theatre, 80Winchester St. 416-531-1402. (Fri-Sat);(T ue· Thu); PWYC(Sun). For complete runsee music theatre listings.- 8:00: RCM Glenn Gould School.Student Recital. Brandon Buckmaster, violin.Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824x321. Free.- 8:00:Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mail/er Resurrection Symphony. Erin Wall,soprano; Meredith Arwady, contralto; TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Sir Andrew Davis,conductor. 7:00: discussion with Rick Phillips.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -7.- 8:30: Hugh's Room . Dawn Tyler Watson.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604.$TBA.- 8:30: Worlds of Music Toronto.Workshop Recital Party. Music from aroundthe world featuring workshop ensembles.Arbor Room, Hart House, Uoll 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-588-8813. Free.Friday April 06- 11 :OOam: Humbercrest United Church.ReqU1e111 By Daley. Melvin J. Hurst, directorof music. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767 -6122.Collection.Music@scension2006 - 2 0 07- 2:00: St. Clement's Church. Music forPass1011tide: Choral Works by Tucapsky. FiveLenten Motets; The Sacrifice (cantata). Choirof St. Clement's. 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-483-6664. Offering.- 3:00: Calvin Presbyterian Church.Pergolesi Stabat Mater Duets. With stringsand organ. Gabrielle Mclaughlin, soprano;Sheila McCoy, mezzo-soprano; Dr. SandyThorburn, musical director/organist. 26 DelisleAve. 416-923-9030. Collection.- 7:30: Metropolitan United Church.Bel10ld, He carried our sorrows . . Rutter:Requiem; cantatas by Buxtehude, Bach (#159),Rameau, Daley, & others. MetropolitanFestival Choir, Soloists, & Orchestra, PatriciaWright, conductor. 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x51. .- 7:30: Toronto Chamber Choir. Ca val/i'sRequiem. Baroque orchestra; Michele DeBoer,soprano; David Fallis, director. 6:30: Preconcertlecture. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. ,;S22,(sr/st); (pre-concert lecture).- 8:00: Music@Ascension Staine1: TheCrucifixion. Chancel Choir; Jack Jones,baritone. Church of the Ascension, 33 OverlandOr. 416-444-8881. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 8:00: Newman Centre. St. John Passion.By Bach, BWV.245. James Tuttle, Evangelist;Newman Festival Singers, Trinity CollegeStainer: The CrucifixionJt meditation on the Sacred PassionStephen Ellison, tenor; Jack Jones, baritoneFriday, April 6, 2007, at 8pm ($ 15110, sis)In Everv Corner Sing... s yw ..:o"z series o.'6 Sl'ASON FINALE CONCERT/DINJ\'FR''""'''"'"4wari:si"rs11 "' p;,·;~=;:,',.~=;.~"" 1 ' Sacred music from around the world1----~--~ _-., Daniel Godin, baritone, Saturday, May 12, 2007; 5:30pm · Buffet ()Tickets and info:8:00pm · Concert (1, sis)416.757.9400ascensiontix@gmail.comCHUHCH OF THE ASCENSION33 Overland Drive (Don Millsll.awrence), Toronto, ON M3C 2C3Music at Metropolitanpresents"Behold, He carried our sorrows"GOOD FRIDAYApril 6, 2007 at 7 :30 p.m.The Metropolitan Festival Choir, Soloistsand Orchestra, Patricia Wright, ConductorCantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach andDietrich Buxtehude ( 300th anniversary of his death)Requiem by John RutterMotets by Daley, Rameau, and Audience songAPHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES BY EVA KA TOAdmission: Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Road(One block west off Jane, two lights above B loor)Metropolitan United ChurchFreewill Offering - Everyone Welcome rt \~ 56 Queen Street East at Church Street, TorontoME'IROPOLITAN 416-363-0331 ext. 26 www.metunited.orgWWW.Tt-IEWHO LENOTE. 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Singers & Soloists, Talisker Players Orches·tra; Christopher Ku, Matthew Otto, conduc·tors. Newman Centre, UofT, 89 St. GeorgeSt. 416·979·2468. Offering.- 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.Passio. By Arvo Part.Michael Colvin, tenor;Andrew Tees, baritone; Noel Edison, conduc·tor. 7:15: pre·concert chat with Rick Phillips.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416·598-0422 x21. -; -1sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room Foggy Hogtown BoysCD Release. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416·531 ·6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Arraymusic. LeftoverDayligilt Series. Jazz & improvised. ArraymusicStudio, Suite 218 (rear door). 60 AtlanticAve. 416-539 8752. - Dlsliding scale).Saturday April 07- 6:00: The Malhar Group. Spri11gfest2007 Gala classical musical event. Us tadShahid Parvez, sitar; Sandi pan Samajpati,vocals; Abhijit Banerjee, Subhen Chatterjee,tabla; Neelesh Nadkarni, harmonium. RBCTheatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. -.- 7:30: Don Heights Unitarian Congregation.Inga Jarrett Memorial Concert.Works by Mozart, Bellini, Tchaikovsky,Beethoven. & Richards: arias from Hamlet(world premiere). Eka Shanshiashvili, piano;Meghan Fleet, soprano; Michael Ciufo, tenor;Vasil Garvanliev, baritone. Jubilee UnitedChurch, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-444-8839. ;(st)...uuEen::IE,,cftl...cftl......- 8:00: Anhai. New music concert. A vocaladventure. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-782-7086. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of MusicFaculty Association FWD· Music. 24faculty artists, classical chamber ensembles,Brazilian guitar, art song, South Indian violin.RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. ; Dlsr/st); (family).Proceeds to raise an endowed scholarship forThe RCM Community School.- 8:00:Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mahler Resurrection Symplwny. Erin Wall,soprano; Meredith Arwady, contralto; TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Sir Andrew Davis,NEWMAN CONCERT SERIES 2006 I 07Matthew Otto, Artistic DirectorST.JOHN PASSION, BWV245Good Friday, April 6, 2007 8:00 P.M.Newman Festival Singers & Trinity College SingersTalisker Players OrchestraChristopher Ku & Matthew Otto, conductorsJames Tuttle, evangelistFree-will offeringCommemorate the Passion of our Lord with Bach'schoral masterpiece. Performed by the combinedchoruses of the Newman Centre & Trinity College,University of Toronto, with the Talisker Players,and an all-star cast of soloists.VOCALIS CHAMBE R CHOIRA Choral PortraitSaturday, April 21, 2007 8:00 P.M .James Burritt, conductorFree-»ill offeringTheir Canadian premiere! Join this 18-voice, a cappellaensemble from N ew York as they display am azingvirtuosity and sensitivity throug h timeless repertoire.A PRIL 1 - M AY 7 2007NEWMAN CENTRE, University of Toronto89 St. George Street (at Harbord Ave)( 416 )-979-2468 ww.newmantoronto.comWWW. THEWH O LENOTE.COMconductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -7.- 8:30: David Kaufman/Ashkenaz Foundation.Song Of The Lodz Ghetto. Klezmermusic; rarely-heard Yiddish songs writtenfrom 1940-44 in the Lodz ghetto in newarrangements, and BOW's own music .BraveOld World: Michael Alpert. vocals/violinist;Alan Bern, musical director/acc ordion/piano;Kurt Bjorling, clarinet; Stuart Brotman, bass/trombone/percussion/cimbalom/violin. IsabelBader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416·978-8849. .- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Betty and the BvbsCD Release. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Fig Records. Tile srlt Cat's PeakCD Release. Pop/avant· folk country experimen·talism & improvisation. Guests: The sheet(Craig Dunsmuir); Castlemusic; The silt: RyanDriver, vocals/syn th/guitar/flute/bass flute/drums; Doug Tielli, vocals/guitar/trombone/bass; Marcus Quin, vocals/bass/drums/bassclarinet/guitar. The TRANZAC, 292 Bruns·wick Ave. 416-923-8 137. $12; O(adv).Sunday April 08- 2:00: David Kaufman/Ashkenaz Foundation.Song Df The Lodz Ghetto. IsabelBader Theatre. See Apr 7.- 4:00: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jau &Improvised Music. Showcasing local talent.Now Lounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-284 1..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. SundayAftemoon Twilight Recital. Tile EasterRecital Michael Bloss, organ. 4:30: ChoralEvensong. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865x224. Free.Monday April 09- 7:3D:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. World Music Ensem·bles: African Drumming & Dancing, BalineseGamel an, Japanese Taiko Drumming, Klez·mer, Steel Pan. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free.- 8:00: House of Blues Concerts. PatMetheny & Brad Mehldau i11 Concert. Jazz.Guests: Larry Grenadier, Jeff Ballard. Hum·mingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1Front St. East. 416·872-2262. . 15·.15.Tuesda A ril 10- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusrc Series.· Sclmittke Looks BackSchnittke: Suite in the Old Style, for violin andharpsichord; A Paganini, for solo violin. MarieBerard, violin; Steven Philcox, harpsichord.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Musrc atMidday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St.416-364·7865 x224. Free .- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LmsaMr/fer. By Verdi. Serena Farnocchia, soprano;Mikhail Agafonov, tenor; Alexander Marco·Buhrmester, baritone; Larissa Kostiuk, mezzo.soprano; & others; Jose Marie Con demi,director. Four Seasons Centre for the Perform·ing Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363·8231. -5; -(15 & under withadult); (spec price, call). For complete runsee music theatre listings.- 8: 00: Theatre Sheridan. Catch a RrsmgStar! All-singing, all-dancing student cabaretrevue. Mainstage Theatre, Sheridan College,1430 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville. 905-8 15-4049.- , sr/st/alumni discounts, call fordetails. For complete run see music theatrelistings.Wednesday April 11- 6:30: Etobicoke Suzuki School ofMusic. Drcliestra Concert. ESSM orchestras& senior ensembles - violin, viola, cello. St.James's United Church, 500 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-239-4637. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Ja22 Concerts 10 O'Clock & 11O'Clock Ja zz Orchestras, Paul Read & TerryPromane, directors. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony OrchestraHosts. Orchestre symphonrque de Duebec.Pepin: L'Oiseau·phenix; Liszt: Concerto pathe·tique; Franck: Variations symphoniques;Symphony ind. Louis Lortie, piano; Yoav Talmi,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416·593-4828. -$120.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Chris Hr/Iman (of theByrds). 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531·6604. ; (adv).- 8:30: Lula Lounge. autoncksliaw So TheJoumey Goes CD Release. Mix of jazz &traditional Indian music. 1585 Dundas St.West. 416-588-0307. Dis how only);(with dinner).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restaurant.Latm Jazz. The Cafe Ole Flamenco/JazzQuartet: Celia Palli, vocals; Scott Metcalfe.keyboards; Dustin Shaskin, bass; Diego LasHeras, percussion. 681 St.Clair Ave. West.416-658·5687. cover.Thursday April 12- 12: 00 noon: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Brads/1aw Amp/litheatre Jazz SerresTrombone Extravaganza. Humber TromboneEnsemble, Alistair Kay, director. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. West. 416·363·8231 . Free.- 12:10: U ofT Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon.· Student Brass Ensembles.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978·3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Flute Recital.' Emma Zoe Green.56 Queen St. East. 416·363·0331 x26. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer ParkAnglican Church. Noonday Cliamber Music.Haydn: The Seven Last Words. The SevernPlayers: Dan Kushner. Katherine Rapoport,Louise Pauls, Elizabeth Morris, GeorgeMeanwell. 1570 Yonge Street. 416·920·5211 . Collection.- 2: 00: Northern District Library. AnAftemoon of Song. Songs by Foster, Britten;British folk song settings. Hollis Rinehart,baritone; Douglas Freake, piano. NorthernDistrict Library, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416·393-7610. Free.- 2: 00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Oundjran & Josefowrcz. Hetu: Le Tombeau deNelligan; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto #1;Sibelius: Symphony #2. Leila Josefowicz,violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593-4828..50-.50.- 6: 30: Bata Shoe Museum/Glenn GouldSchool of Music. Strmg Duartets. Haydn:String Quartet, Op.3312 (The Joke);3 3

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