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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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44 WWW.TH EWHOLE NO TE . COM ~. MAY 7 20 07... CONCERTS:,·roronto and GTA- 12: 15: St Andrew's United Church.Stuart Bedoin, organ, in Recital_ 32 Main St.North, Markham. 905-295-0351. Free.- 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Songs oft/leSea. Tom Lewis. Brown Ale. performers.Sanderson Hall, St. Paul's United Church, 30Main St. South, Brampton. 64 7-233-3655.$12; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Crystal Journey. Sound JoumeyHeal111g The Planet with Music. Improvised,meditative & healing tones of Quartz CrystalBowls & Paiste Gongs. Guest: Gary Diggins;David Hickey, presenter. Glenn Gould Studio.250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555; ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Elmer lseler Singers. Concert of7 00 Candles. Togni: Lamentations of Jeremiah(world premiere). Guest: Jeff Reilly, bassclarinet; Lydia Adams. conductor. St. MaryMagdalene Church, 4 77 Manning Ave. 416·217-0537. ; (sr/stl.- 8:00: Ouodlibet 0 Say Can You See 7Irreverent performance of American choralmusic. including lively temperance songs,popular folk tunes, riddles set to music,traditional spirituals, & more. St. Leonard'sYS~J~~~Lydia Adams, Conductor ••CONCERT OF 100 CANDLES .· •Friday, April 27, 2007 8:00 pmSt. Mary Magdalene Church (Manning and Ulster)World premiere of Lamentationsof Jeremiah, a new major work by Canadiancomposer and Juno nominee Peter Togni.With Special Guest: Jeff Reilly, bass clarinetTickets are regular and Seniors/Students,2180 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3K7 ~')~ canadaCouncil ConseildesArts torontdartsbouncil _..,!::' ......._~ for the Arts du Canada An arm 't length bodvolth• Cit1 of Toronlo '.OO~i'.·~ 00 pmAdultS~.;cScnhir $'..:!5Strnlcnt

Nihavent. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 BloorSt. West. 416-962-9808. .- 7:30: TSO Hosts. Toronto Symphony !'outhDrc/1estra. Beethoven: Egmont, Overture;Ravel: Tzigane; Prokofiev: Lieutenant KijeSuite. Zubaida Azezi, violin; Toronto Children'sChorus; Alain Trudel, conductor. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen'sPark. 416-593-7769 x372. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Cantores Celestes Women'sChoir. Dances of Time: Celebrating Afncaand Beyond. The story of dance told throughchoral music, Rain Dances, Cries of Freedom,the Waltz and Polonaise; music by Canadiancomposers Hatfield, Halley, Schafer & Sirett,plus J. Strauss II, Jenkins & Brewer. KwasiDunyo, Ray Dillard, Andy Morris, percussion;Ellen Meyer, piano; McKenzie Morgan,coloratura; William O'Meara, organ; KellyGalbraith, director. Runnymede United Church,432 Runnymede Ave. 416-236-1522. $ 20admission. 00 donation to the StephenLewis Foundation for AIDS in Africa.- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Conceit No. 5. Mahler: Symphony# 1. Norman Reintamm, conductor. StephenLeacock Collegiate Institute, 2450 BirchmountRd. 416-879-5566. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Joanna de Souza. No1th IndianClassical Kathak Dance Solo. Pandit SwapanChaudhuri, tabla; Pandit Ramesh Mishra,sarangi; Joanna de Souza, dancer. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555.; S25(sr/st/CADA).- 8:00: Kaus Borealis. Bng/1t Peat!s,Transparent C1ystal. /liva Italia I Works byMonteverdi, Scarlatti, Vivaldi, Marini. KevinKomisaruk, director. Knox Chapel, Universityof Toronto, 59 St. George St. 416-559-2586.; Olsr/st).- 8:00: Massey Hall/House of BluesConcerts Canada. Jesse Cook. Guitaristwith Nuevo Flamenco stylings, New Agetextures & jazz touches, music from Spain,Africa, Egypt and Brazil. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: New Music Concerts/The MusicGallery. A NmetySeven Note Octave (ThePiano tuned 111 16th Tones}. Tremblay:L'infiniment petit; Desjardins: Duva Pierrot;Bancquart: Habiter l'ambre, with tape; Patch:A I' affair en seize, with piano; Gonneville:Naturel tempere; Mather: 2 Pieces, withondes Martenot; Beckwith: Fractions, withA 97-Note OctaveBruce Mather's16th Tone Piano• I~-1'NEW MUSIC CONCERTS& THE MUSIC GALLERYSaturday, April 28string quartet (world premiere); Behrens: ForJohn Beckwith's 80th, for string quartet(world premiere). Bruce Mather, 16th tonepiano; Pierrette Lepage, piano; Jean Lauren·deau, ondes Martenot; Accordes stringquartet. 7: 15: Introduction. Saint George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Nnenna Freelon . Blueprint of aLady: Sketches of Billie Holiday. NnennaFreelon presents her take on legendary jazzsinger Billie Holiday, with songs such as GodBless The Child, Them There Eyes, All of Me.The Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 8:00: Weston Silver Band. In ConcertGuest: Richard Marshall (Black Dyke MillsBand), cornet; Larry Shields, music director.Humber College Auditorium, LakeshoreCampus, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 416-249-6553. , (sr/st).Sunda A ril 29- 1 O:OOam: Royal Conservatory ofMusic Community School Suzuki Department.Annual Non Competitive SuzukiFestival. Violin, Cello, & Flure. Runs to 5:00;also May 6, 13. Various rooms, 90 Croatia St.416-408-2825. Free; students must registerto participate.-- - -- - - - ----- ----. -Toronto' C assical Singers -1' I I- · nn er-sary Season ,_L __ ___ ~__L __ L __ --- l _ L __ --- :Sunday April 29, 2007, 4:00 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St at Heath St. West (two blocks north of the St. Clair subway)Sir Edward Elgar: Coronation OdeRalph Vaughan Williams: A Sea SymphonyConductor: Jurgen PetrenkoAccompanied by: The Talisker PlayersSoloists: Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; Sandra Boyes, mezzo-soprano;Stephen McClare, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritoneTickets: Adults: .00 Seniors: (New) Students: .00Phone: 416.443.1490www.torontoclassicalsingers.orgE: 2:00: Brampton Lyric Opera. DukeBluebeard's Castle, & I Pagliacci. Fully stagedwith orchestra; Bluebeard, by Bartok, sung inEnglish: Gerri! Theule, Kelly Winter, singers,Shek Ko, conducto r, Madeline Young, director;Pagliacci, by Leoncavallo, sung in Italian withEnglish surtitles: James Ciantar, ShoshanaFriedman-Brazeau, Jay Stephenson, YevgenyYablonovsky, Yan-Chuen Lee, singers; SabatinoVacca, conductor; Penelope Cookson, director.The Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 2:00: Jazz at R. Y. The Canadian JazzDuartet Frank Wright, vibes; Gary Benson,guitar; Don Vickery, drums; Rob McBride,bass. Royal York Road United Church, 851Royal York Rd. 416-231 -1207. ;165 +/st). Proceeds to several localcharities.- 2:30:Aldeburgh Connection. The Careof a Genius. Music of Elgar. Shannon Mercer,soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo; Giles Tomkins,baritone. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen's Park. 416-735-7982. ;$12(strush).- 3:00:Mississauga Youth Orchestra.Music That Dances/Rachmaninov: PianoConcerto #2 (1st mvmt); works by Dvorak,Bizet & Copland. Daniel Wong, violin; GregoryBurton, music director/conductor. Hammers onHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888.; (st).- 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Gala 20rhAnmversary Concert: Music Makers GraceChurch on-the-Hill. See Apr 28.- 4:00: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz &Improvised Music. Showcasing local talent.Now Lounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers.Vaughan Williams & f/gaf." Vaughan Williams:A Sea Symphony; Elgar: Coronation Ode.Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; SandraBoyes, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Mc Clare,tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Talisker Players;Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443- 1490.; (sr); (st).- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. The ThirdA111111al Young Folk Revue. The TRANZAC,292 Brunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. $TBA.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. Blueprmr of a Lady Skerclies ofB1/he Holiday. Nnenna Freelon presents hertake on legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday,with songs such as God Bless The Child, ThemThere Eyes, All of Me. 130 Navy St., Oakville.905-815-2021, 888-489-7784. .99;S5(eyeGO).- 9:00pm: Small World Music. Tandava,with Stephen /(ent. lndo-jazz meets didgeridoo .Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-588-0307. ; (adv).T uesdey May 01- 12:00 noon: National Ballet of CanadaR1cha1d Bradshaw Amphitheatre DanceSeties. Claude /li"vier's Pu/au Dewata Anhomage to the Balinese people, arranged byMichael Oesterle. Seiler String Quartet; Sashalvanocho, dance/choreography. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. West. 416-3638231. Free.- 1 :DO: St. James' Cathedral Music atMid-day. Eastman School students, organ. 65Church St. 416-364· 7865 x224. Free.- 4: 15: Saint John's Convent. D1ga11Recital. Matthias Schmidt, organ. 5:00:Evensong. Saint John's Convent, Chapel of St.John the Divine, 233 Cummer Avenue. 416·226-2201 x305. Offering.Wednesday May 02- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurcll Noonday D1gan Recital. MarilynReesor, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 5:30: Canadian Opera CompanyRichard Biadshaw Amphitheatre Jazz SeriesWeathe1: A range of musical sounds fromclassical jazz to original material influenced byfolk, jazz & hip hop. University of Toronto~THE www,aldeburghconnection,o;g',Celebratingthe Art of Song ~~\ fa, rShannon Mercer sopranoSusan Platts mezzoGiles Tomkins baritoneStephen Ralls andBruce Ubukata piano1 "THE CARE OF A GENIUSwas how his devoted wife A licedescribed her own life's work.SWlday April 29, 2:30 pmWalter HallSir Edward Elgar's music summ ed up the Victorian erawhile foreshadowing the fin est English music of the later20th century. Our concert of songs by the composer andothers in his circle, includes his luminous Sea Pictiires.Tickets ; student rush $12 - (416) 735-7982HJ Concerts are wheelchair accessiblesponsored byHMO 0 Financial GroupAPRIL 1 - M AY 7 2007 WWW, TllEWHOLENOTE.COM 45

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