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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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... CONCERTS: -Toron'to and GTAMahler, cello; Nicolai Tarasov, clarinet.Eastminster United Church, 310 DanforthAve.416927-9089. ; (65+/st).- 8:00: Continuum ContemporaryMusic/Music Gallery. CURV. Marci Rabe,voice; Jennifer Butler, Kristy Farkas, electron·ics; Max Christie, clarinets; Wallace Halladay,saxophones; Peter Pavlovsky, double bass;Greg Oh, piano; Kimberley Pritchard; accordion;CURV composing collective: Marci Rabe,Kristy Farkas, Jennifer Butler. Saint Georgethe Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts workers); (st cheapseats).- 8:00: International Bellydance Con·ference of Canada. Gala Performance. SeeAnnouncements for related events. RyersonTheatre, 43 Gerrard St. East. 416-920-5593..- 8:00: Islington United Church. Ge11e01Novi, piano 1i1 Co11cert. Gershwin favouritesTf~YPTVCJ-.)A1c11 S/f;1o[flbow QperaAn Celebration ofShakespearean OperaScenes from Operas byVerdi, Nicolai, Rossini,Vaughan-Williams, GounodThomas, Britten and othersSunday, April 22, 20077.30PM'Irinity Presbyterian ChurchTickets: /20info@tryptych.org416 763-5066 ext 1,\rlis li ~ Ui redors: Erl ward Fr~ nk11 and L•nartl Whilin~Vikingur OlafssonIcelandic Pianist& Karen Ouzounian. 'and Gene's original scores. Neil Swainson,bass. Islington United Church, 25 BurnamthorpeRd. 416-621-2897. .- 8:00: Massey Hall. Buddy Guy. Louisianaraisedblues legend. Guest: Jackie Greene,singer/songwriter. 15 Shuter St. 416·872-4255. .50-.50- 8:00: Newman Centre. Vocal1s ChamberChoi1:· A Choral Portrait. James Burritt,conductor. Newman Centre, UofT, 89 St.George St. 416-979-2468. Offering.- 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.lnsptied Ge11111s. Weber: Overture to Oberon;Beethoven: Symphony #6 (Pastorale); Schu·mann: Piano Concerto in a. Guest: Shoko Inoue,piano; Roberto De Clara, conductor. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888-489-7784.Extremely limited tickets: ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Young A111:Sts Performance Academy Showcase. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 8:00: Sinfonia Mississauga Hauntmgsfor Orchestra. Purcell: Suite from Abdelazar;Copland: Music for the Theatre; Robertson:Hauntings for Orchestra (with poetry by GaryMichael Dault). Nannie Griffin, Colin Fox,readers; Eric Robertson, piano; John Barnum,conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. ,.- 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Night Gamesof Siena. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Apr 20.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony OrchestraHosts. Orchestre sympho11ique de Montreal.Rossini: William Tell (overture); selected arias;Mozart: selected arias; Sokolovic: New Work;Beethoven: Symphony #7. Michael Schade,tenor; Kent Nagano, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -$120.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Al Stewart. See Apr20.- 8:30: Living Arts Centre. Affoga11tWorms 1i1 Concert. Satirical musical comedy.RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306·6000, 888-805-8888. ,,; (eyeGO).Sunday April 22- 12:00 noon: RCM Glenn Gould SchoolSlwwcase: Harp/Percussion RCM ConcertHall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824x321. Free.- 2:00: Alawyn. Song of Light. Works byArbeau, Costely, Sermisy, Passereau &others. Kevin Komisaruk, director. Georgelgnatieff Theatre (Larkin Building), TrinityCollege, 15 Devonshire Place. 416-559·2586.; O(sr/st).- 2:00: Hugh's Room. Ken Whiteley'sSunday Gospel Senes Penny Lang, Pat &Rhonelle Patrick, "Uncle Mike" Roestig,performers. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. .- 2:00: Northdale Concert Band. Solosand Swing. Vivaldi: Concerto for Flautino in C,RV.443, arr Piccolo; Gershwin: Rhapsody inBlue; De Meij: Klezmer Classics; Calvert:Suite on Canadian Folk Songs. Nancy Nourse,piccolo; Gifford Toole, piano; Stephen Chen·ette, music director. Scarborough Civic Centre,150 Borough Dr. 416-486-3011. Free.- 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Inspired Genius. Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts, Oakville. See Apr 21 .- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Musi c.Glenn Gould School Showcase: Woodwmd.RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 2:00: Streetsville Musicorp. JustusPuttin' on the Glitz Meadowvale Theatre,Mississauga. See Apr 19.m .IILARRY ELGARTHooked on SwingAPRIL 22~m 2 PMM.ISSISSAUGA LIVINGARTS CENTRE(416) 306 6000- 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band.Hooked 011 Swing. Spirit, style, & sound of the1930's & 40's, the golden age of Big Bands.Guest: Larry Elgart, saxophone. Hammers onHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888.-; (eyeGOI.- 2: 00: Toronto Operetta Theatre TheMerry Widow. By Franz Lehar, sung in English.Elizabeth Beeler, Gisele Fredette, SeanWatson, singers; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stagedirector; TOT Orchestra & Chorus, KevinMallon, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front StreetEast. 416-366 7723, 800-708-6754. -oncertPresented hyTh e Associates of theToronto __.ymphony O rchestrafeaturingRomantic Trio fo r P iano andV anou InstrumentIn concnt otT11n1ty )t lul's \.. en t11'427 !~l o )f :)t•('.>\ \ 1cil111( Jrl ill i('l l\_cld j1,rd fi,,n,·h I ·It 1111 , [),-, ~ on ~.'II , I 1 i

$ 75; -$ 58 (preview). For complete run seemusic theatre listings_- 2:30: Baird Knechtel. Vrola RecitalWorks by Locatelli, Schubert, Rogers, Brahms,& Chopin. John Selleck, piano. All Saints'Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St.West. 416-242-2131. ; $ lD(sr/st)_- 3:00: VocalPoint Chamber Choir. Fif1lland Friends_ Works by Bairstow, Ireland,Howells, Stanford, & Vaughan Williams_Maurice White, organ; Stephen Powell,conductor; Ian Grundy, music director.GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd_ 416-484-0185. ; Dlsr/st)_- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & lmprovised Music. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769 2841. .- 4:00: St. Olave's Arts Guild. St Georgeand tl1e Best of Beasts. Choral Evensong,words and music celebrating England's love ofanimals, wild, on the farm, and as pets. St.Dlave's Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Free, contributions appreciated.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JauVespers. Russ Little Quartet: Russ Little,trombone; Scott Alexander, bass; Tom Szczesniak,piano; Brian Barlow; drums. 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 5:00: Masaryk Memorial Institute.Noctumes at Masaryktow11. Radim Zenk/,mandolin/flute Works by Zen kl, and othersfrom Vivaldi to Ellington. Prague Restaurant,Masaryk town, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd.416-439-4354. ; (st).- 5:00: RCM Glen11 Gould School Showcase.St11ngs. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St.416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 7:00: Icelandic National League InternationalVisits Program. Vtk1ngurOlafsson,p1arto, Karen Ouzouman, cello, in Concett. Debussy:Sonata for Cello and Piano; Chopin: PianoSonata #3 in b, Dp.58; Ligeti: Cello Sonata;Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A,Op.69. Toronto Korean Presbyterian Church,67 Scarsdale Rd. 416-762-8627. .- 7:00: Vesnivka Choir. Ritual Vanat1onsThe Seasons. Ukrainian folk song traditiontraced back to ancient song cycles revolvingaround the calendar year. All Saints' KingswayChurch, 2850 Bloor St. West. 416-246-9880.; (sr/st)_- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. TomLewis m Concert. The TRANZAC, 292Brunswick Ave_ 416-410-3655_ ;(sr); (st).- 7:30: TrypTych. Much Ado About OperaA Celebmtion of Shakespe,Jrean OperaScenes from Verdi: Falstaff, Dtello, Macbeth;Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Windsor; Britten:A Midsummer Night's Dream; Gounod: Romeoet Juliette; Salieri: Falstaff; Rossini: Dtello;Thomas: Hamlet; Vaughan Williams: Sir Johnin Love; Mcintyre: Macbeth. Mila lonkova,Anna Batemen, sopranos; Monica Zerbe,mezzo-soprano; Lenard Whiting, EdwardFranko, teno rs; TBA, baritone; EnsembleTryp Tych Chamber Choir; William Shookhoff,music director/piano_ Sanctuary, TrinityPresbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave.416-763-5066x1. ; (sr/st)_Monday April 23- 9:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard. Panfest. Elementary and SecondarySteel Band Festival; fourTDSB bands inconcert each day to Apr 27; to 11 :30. Guest:Earl La Pierre Jr. Bickford Centre, 777 BloorSt. West. 416-394-7244. Free, call forAPRIL 1 - MAY 7 2007reservations.- 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Romantic Ttios for Piano& Vanous lnstmments. Brahms: Trio forViolin, Cello, Piano (C2); Trio for Violin, FrenchHorn, Piano; Menotti: Trio for 2 Cellos, Piano.Hyung-Sun Paik, Sergei Nikonov, violins;William Findlay, Winona Zelenka, cellos;Gabriel Radford, French horn; Bo Yon Koh,piano. Trinity -St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St.West. 416-221 -8342. ; (sr/st); O(elem st).- 8:00: CBC OnStage. 13t/JA111wal011Stage I CDC Ga!d. Showcasing up and cominggraduates of the CDC's Ensemble Studio. JoniHenson, soprano; Joseph Kaiser, tenor; RobertGleadow, bass; Canadian Opera CompanyOrchestra, Richard Bradshaw, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. ; .50(sr/st)Tuesda A ril 24- 9:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard. Panfest. Bickford Centre. See Apr 23.- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company .Rtl:hard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series.From Jewish Folk Poetry. Shostakovich: FromJewish Folk Poetry, Op. 79. Larissa Kostiuk,mezzo-soprano; Ekaterina Mel'nikova, soprano;Mikhail Agafonov, tenor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMid day. Kevin Komisaruk, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x224_ Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wotld of Musrc . Felix Galimir ChamberMusic Award Concert. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. PWYC _- 8:00: Jesse Cook. Jesse Cook, guitar111Concet1. Rumba/flamenco mix. The RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -$ 65_Wednesday A ril 25- 9:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard_ Pan fest . Bickford Centre. See Apr 23.- 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory ofMusic_ Noon Hour Coocert.- Glen11 GouldSchool Percuss/On Ensemble. Works byPower, Brennan, Reich, & others. Room 305,90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free_- 12:30: Vorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday 01gan Recital Karen Rymal,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Didoand Aeneas/Aeneas and Dido. Purcell'sclassic, and world premiere commissionedwork by Andre Alexis, novelist & JamesRolfe, composer. Alexander Dobson, baritone;Teri Dunn, soprano; Marie-Nathalie Lacoursiere,dancer; Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo-soprano;Monica Whicher, soprano; Exultate ChamberSingers; period instrument band, Larry Beckwith,director/violin. 7:15: Pre-show chat.Michael Young Theatre, Young Centre for thePerforming Arts, 55 Mill Street, DistilleryDistrict. 416-410-4561 _ ; (sr/st).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restaurant.Latrn Jazz. Brazilian/Cuban. Larry Lewis,Pedro Joel, & friends_ 681 St.Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. cover.Thursda A ril 26- 9:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard_ Panfest _ Bickford Centre. See Apr 23.-12:00 noon: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Bradshaw Amp!titlteatre Vocal Series.WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMGl111ka Romances Works by Glinka & Shostakovich.Mikhail Agafonov, tenor; EkaterinaMel'nikova, soprano. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-823Uree.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital. M1cltael Leach. 56Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer ParkAnglican Church. Noonday Chamber Music _Eybler String Quartet: Julia Wedman, AisslinnNosky, violins; Patrick G. Jordan, viola;Margaret Gay, cello. 1570 Yonge Street. 416-920-5211. Collection.Women's MusicalClub of TorontoAFTERNOON CONCERTApril 26, 1.30 p.m.Marion Newmanmezzo-sopranoGregory Oh, pianoWorks by Ernest Chausson,Gustav Mahler, BenjaminBritten, and the premiere of anew work by Barbara Croall,commissioned by the WMCT.- 1 :30:Women's Musical Club of Toronto.Manon Newman, mezzo soprano, Gregor;·Oh, piano 1n Conceit. Works by Chausson,Mahler, Britten, & Croall (world premiere).Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., UofT, 80Queen's Park. 416-923-7052. .- 2:00: Northern District Library/Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.Danzi: Quintet in B-flat, Dp.5611; Debussy:Syrinx; Gebauer: Trio; Honegger: Danse de lachevre, H.39; Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet.Henneke Cats, flute; Cristina Sewerin, oboe;Kaye Royer, clarinet; Elke Streisslberger,horn; Larkin Hinder, bassoon. NorthernDistrict Lib rary, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7 610. Free.- 7:00: Harbourfront Centre/JumbliesTheatre. Bridge of One Hair. Original scoreby Alice Ping Yee Ho, world premiere; multicommunitystory of a neighbourhood & itsinhabitants, drawing on Somali, Celtic, Afro.Caribbean & First Nations stories; teadrinkingrituals (interactive tea-room); poemsby Hawa Jibril & Duke Redbird. VIVAI YouthSingers; Jubilate Singers; Faduma Nkruma,singer; & others. Brigantine Room, York QuayCentre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416 973-4000. , extremely limited. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Encore Entertainment. BloodBrothers By Willy Russell, Mario D' Alimonte,director, Ellen Kestenberg, musical director;twin brothers grow up on opposite sides ofthe tracks_ Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre forthe Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0558.; 165+/st with ID). For complete runsee music theatre listings.- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre NextSteps/Dance Works. DW 165 Double Btll No Exit(Fujiwara Dance Inventions): dance playinspired by Sartre, original music by PhilStrong; Sasha lvanochko, Miko Sobreira,Rebecca Hope Terry, performers; DeniseFujiwara choreographer; REDD 110 GatesDancing Inc): solo by Tedd Robinson. EnwaveTheatre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Hamlet. Up-todateversion of Shakespeare's tragedy, performedby two actors and two double bassplayers. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-8058888_ ,; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.T!te Mikado. By Gilbert and Sullivan.Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 KingstonRd. 416-396-4049. ; (sr/st) _For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Spotlight Musical Productions.Showtune. Celebrating the Wo1ds and Musicof Jerry Herman. Hello, Dolly I, Mame, LaCage Aux Foiles, & more. Fairview LibraryTheatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-221-3904. _ For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: The Celtic Tenors. The CelticTeno1s m Conceit Trio of classically trainedsingers from Ireland with a blend of traditionalCeltic songs & contemporary material. TheRose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia/ltalianCultural Institute in Toronto. La DolceVtta. Music from the /ta/tan C1/1ema. Scoresby Nino Rota (La Strada, Amarcord, TheLeopard) and Alessio Vlad (Tea with Mussolini,Forever Callas, Jane Eyre, Tuscany).Alessio Vlad, composer/conductor; KerryStratton, introduction. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. -;.50-(sr).Friday April 27- 9:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard_ Pan fest. Bickford Centre. See Apr 23.Friday April 27, continuesIIsine nomtnc~bk for Medieval MusicThe Road to~antcrburyMusic forc;haucer' s l?ilgrimsr~\ i!R. - \~ ;{ )!'\~, ~ ~ ~ ~~ -~Friday, April 27, 8 pmSaint Thomas's Church383 Huron StreetTickets I 416-638-9445sine.nomine@Jweb.net43

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