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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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IT'S SPRINGIN KREMERLANO!Violinist Gidon Kremer& Kremerata Baltica\ return to Toronto with a~ concert inspired bvspring. Featuring theCanadian premiere ofthe Sempre PrimaveraSuite, plus works bySchumann, Beethoven& Piazzolla!Wednesday, April 18at 8pm"HIGH-WATrAGE EVENING OF CLA SSICALMUSIC FAVOURITES". John Tcrnuds. Toronto StarTHIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL GALA... CONCERTS: Toronto:and GTAChampagne, Ambrose, & Bray. Guests: 96.3'sBill Anderson; Blake Pouliot, violin. AssemblyHall, 1 Col. Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416·239·5821. ; S15(sr/st).- 2:00: Toronto Latvian Concert Associ·ation. A1ra Rurane, soprano, lrisa Pu1ene,piano, 1n Co11cert Beethoven: Ahl Perfido(concert aria); opera arias; art songs by Tai·iv aid is Kenins, Vasks, & other Latvian compos·ers. 1 :45: Pre-concert chat with George JurisKenins. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.West.416-481 -8616. .- 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking: J ltli c. German KeyboardMusic. Compares German music · suites,fantasias, and toccatas -with the Frenchmodels; works by Couperin, Reincken, Buxtehude,Muff at, Ritter, & Bohm. Borys Medicky,harpsichord. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-920-5025. By donation.- 3:00: Concerts in Parkdale. Toro11toArts Ensemble. Works by Beethoven andMendelssohn. David Dntonovich, director ofmusic. Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church,250 Dunn Ave .. 416-533-2448. ; O(adv); free( youth/ch)- 3:00: Les AMIS Concerts. Gala Fundraising Concert/Reception. Works by Canadiancomposers Louie, Patrick, Freedman, Pentland,Prevost, & Pepa. Lynn Kuo, violin; Lori Freedman,clarinet; Rachel Mercer, cello; MariannaHumetska, piano; Joseph Macerollo, accordion.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-929-6262. . To support Les AMI S Ensemble'sEuropean tour.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts . Tra11sf1guredNight Schoenberg: Transfigured Night (Verk ·la rte Nacht), from the poem by RichardDehmel; Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano,Op.65. Mike Peterson, reader; Olivier Thouin,Min-Jeong Koh, violins; Eric Paetkau, CarolynBlackwell, violas; Rafael Kuerti, Igor Getter,cellos; TBA, piano. Walter Hall, UofT, 80Queen's Park. 416-922-371 4 x103. ;(sr/st).- 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Concert Four.Brahms: Tragic Overture; Hovhaness: Fantasyon Japanese Woodprints; Bruch: Violin Concer·to #2; Rosenthal: Prophetic Voices (Canadianpremiere). Jacques lsraelievitch, violin;Michael lsraelievitch, percussion; Errol Gay,conducto r. 2:15: Talk by Catherine Manoukian;Pre-concert & intermission: InstrumentPetting Zoo. George Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872111 1. ; S25(srlst); (18 &under).- 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.House of tl1e Devil Music from the /ta/JanRaroque Trinily-St. Paul's Centre. See Apr 12.- 4:00: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now lounge Jazz &Improvised Music. Showcasing local talent.Now Lounge, 189 Church St. 416-769·2841..- 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church/JSL Musical Productions. Jazz Vespers Roselyn Brown on flu te & saxophone,with Maracatu Nunca Antes. 25 St. PhillipsRoad. 416·24 75181. Offeri ng.- 5:30: Dan Goldman. Vour Truest NatureCD Rehearsal & Pedorrna11ce. 10 new songs,arranged by Owen Pallett, in preparation forrecording; audience feedback requested duringrehearsal. Ryan Driver, synthesizer; St. KittsString Quartet: Jenny Thompson, BethanyBergman, Karen Moffatt, & John Mars ham.5:30: open rehearsal; 7:45: performance.Southern Cross Lounge, The TR ANZAC, 292Brunswick Ave. 416-923-81 37. PW YC, suggested.- 7:00: Small World Music. Mushf1qEnsemble. Music of Afgha11ista11 AfghanFolk, North Indian Classical, Qawwalis, andGhazals, mixing harmonium, vocals, tabla,violin, tanpura and khanjari, vocals in Farsi,Dari, Pash to, Urdu, Hindi, & Punjabi.Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. ;(adv) .- 7:30: Hannaford Street SilverBand. A Russian Odyssey. Shostakovich:Festive Overture; Moussorgsky (arrHowarth): Pictures at an Exhibition; Khachaturian(arr Snell): Suite from Gayane;Kuzmenko: Concerto for Piano and BrassBand. Andrew Burashko, piano; JamesSommerville, conductor. 6:45: pre-concertchat, Ray Ti zzard with James Sommerville.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416·366-7723, 800-708-6754. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Ouinlan Road. l oreena McKenmttAn A11cie11t Muse Tour. Eclectic Celtic, vo calsand harp, accordion, oud, lyra, & kanoun,FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRAGennady Gefter, ConductorSp'titlfJfittre S~38~·-~/(} Presenred by Show One~ --...,,_ www.showoneproduc11ons caMusical selections includeAmazing Grace, Songs of Sailorsand Florentiner MarchTuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park, 1 570 Yonge Street{at Heath, 2 blocks north of St. Clair,dose to TTC & municipal parking}All tickets To reserve tickets, call 416-491-1683Fax 416-491-5282or visit www.festivalwindorchestra.comHandicapped accessibleWWW.THEWHO LENOTE, COM APRIL 1 - M AY 7 2007

Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre/DecidedlyJazz Danceworks. Magnetic Conseque11ces.Rhythmic movements of West Africa combinedwith North American jazz. JackieRichardson, vocals; Vicki Adams Willis,artistic director; Kristian Alexandrov, bandleader. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.Monday April 16- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Mil:haelSc/Jade, te11or, 111 Recital. Stephen Ralls, piano.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000,888-805-8888. -; -(ch);(eyeGO).- 8:00: lluinlan Road. Loreena McKe11111tt.An Ancient Muse ToU1: Massey Hall. See Apr15.- 9:00: The TRANZAC . Caitli11 Smith andt/Je T!/1y Alligator Large Band. Jazz I indie Iclassical. 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. ; (st/members).Tuesday April 17- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/RCM Community School Richard Brads/rawAmplritheatre World Music Series.Farrukabad Tabla. Ravi Naimpally, tabla. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral Music atMid day. Michael Bloss, organ. 65 Church St.416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 8:00: Festival Wind Orchestra. Sp11!1gtime Serenade. Tichelli: Amazing Grace;Shostakovitch: Festive Overture; Verdi:Giovanna D' Arco; Smith: Songs of Sailors;Fuchik: Florentiner March; works for smallchamber ensembles. Gennady Gefter, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-491-1683. .- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. JesseCookrnConcert. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .- 8:00: The Music Gallery. Tora Percussion Quartet. Stanford: Percussion Quartetand Tape (world premiere); Burrows: Fire(wo rld premiere). Richard Burrows, JamieDrake, Christa Mercey, Daniel Morphy,performers. 197 John St. 416-204-1080..- 8:00: Toronto Symphony OrchestraHosts. Vengerov & UBS VerbrerFestivalClramber Orchestra Mozart: Violin Concerto#1 in B-flat, K.207; Violin Concerto #5 in A,K.219; Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat, K.364;Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony inc,Dp.11 Oa. Lawrence Power, viola; MaximVengerov, conductor/violin. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -7,limited seating.Wednesday April 18- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital. ThomasFilches, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 8:00: Factory Theatre/Loud MouthAsian Babes. YES YOKO SOLO. Written &performed by Jean Yoon, with instructionpoems, other texts, images & music by YokoOno; original music by Lee Pui Ming. Marionde Vries, director. Factory Theatre's StudioTheatre, 125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971 ..- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. Jesse Cook in Concert. MarkhamTheatre for Performing Arts. See Apr 17.- 8:00: Show One Productions . GrdonKremer & Kremerata Baltrca. I 0th Anniversary North Amerrcan Tour. Beethoven: GrosseFuge in B-flat, Op.133; Schumann: CelloConcerto in a, Op.29, transcribed for violin;Piazzolla: Three Pieces for Violin and Vibra·phone (Libertango; Celos; Fuga y Misterio);Kremer (selected): Sempre Primavera Suite(using works by Poleva, Beethoven, Stravinsky,Desyatnikov, Tchaikovsky, & Piazzolla/Desyatnikov). Andrei Pushkarev, vibraphone;Gidon Kremer, violin/conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872- 1111. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Jez Lowe & Tire BadPenmes . 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Lat1!1 Jazz. From Cuba. David Virelles,piano; Luis Deniz, sax. 681 St.Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. $ 7 cover.Thursday April 19- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Bradshaw Amplritheatre ChamberMusic Serres: Music of the Second V!ermeseSchool Works by Varese, Machover & OmarDaniel. Glenn Gould School New MusicEnsemble, Brian Current, conductor. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: Chamber Music Society ofMississauga . Lunch Concert Senes.· TheDaniel Rubinoff Jazz Tno. Art Gallery ofMississauga, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga.905-896-5088. PWYC.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital. Wilham Wright.56 Queen St. East. 416-363- 0331 x26. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer ParkAnglican Churcll Noonday CilamberM11s1c .Poulenc: Flute Sonata; & other works. AllanPulker, flute; Elena Tchernaia, piano. 1570Yonge Street. 416-920-5211. Collection.- 2:00: RCM, Glenn Gould School StudentRecital Megan Lindsay, soprano. Concert Hall, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.-4:00: RCM, Glenn Gould School StudentRecital Shannon Bowles, violin. Concert Hall, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 6:00: RCM, Glenn Gould School StudentRecital Jonathan Glidden, cello. Concert Hall, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 6:30: Bata Shoe Museum. Two ToneThursdays. Jazz with Lina Allemano & Band.Lina Allemano, trumpet; Kelly Jefferson,saxophones; Michael Herring, bass; NickFraser, drums. 327 Bloor St. West. 416-979-7799 x242. PWYC, suggested.- 8:00: Actors Repertory Company. 36Vrews. By Naomi lizuka; original musiccomposed & recorded on traditional Japaneseinstruments by Kiyoshi Nagata & Aki Ta kahashi;explores relationship between imaginary& real, using Kabuki & Western forms;Canadian premiere. Gordon Bolan, KyraHarper, John Fitzgerald Jay, Gary Reineke,Marjorie Chan, & Ginger Ruriko Busch,performers; David Ferry, director. BerkeleyStreet Theatre Downstairs, 26 Berkeley St.416-368-3110. -; PWYC. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Diana Mcintosh. In a Sense.Musical expressions, evocative to humorous,presentsHE NIGHTG~MESOFSIENAApril 20 & 21, 2007 at 8 pmThe grand finale of the 2006-2007 Season is a staging ofOrazio Vecchi 's outrageous madrigal comedy "Le Veg/iedi Siena''. Centred on musical games (imitations, thedepiction of emotions, and of course, the game of love),this lavish evening features dancers, commediacharacters, madrigal and instrumental works combiningto create a spectacular "Renaissance Revue''. Joining theConsort will be Montreal colleagues Marie-NathalieLacoursiere, stage director and actor, Jean-Fram;oisGagnon, commedia artist, and Anne-Marie Gardette andPierre Chartrand, dancers. A treat for the eyes, ears andfirnny bone!www.torontoconsort.orgTrinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. WestTICKETS:.50 adults students(group rates available)online - www.tocentre.comby phone - 416.870.8000or in person at the Box Office.for further 1nforrnat1oncontact 416 321.TYWO

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