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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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CONCERT LISTINGSBeyond the GT AIn this issue: Alliston, Ancaster, Aurora, Barrie, Beeton, Belleville,Bolton, Brantford, Burlington, Caledon East, Dundas,Guelph, Georgetown, Gravenhurst, Hamilton, Huntsville,Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Milton, Newmarket,Niagara-on-the-Lake, Orangeville, Orillia, Oshawa, OwenSound, Peterborough, Picton, Port Dover, Port Hope, PortPerry, St. Catharines, St. George, Stratford, Uxbridge, Waterloo.Concerts:Toronto & GTA PAGE 30Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 56Jazz in the Club PAGE 58Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 60Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Beyond GTA: Sunday April 01- 2:00: University of Western Ontario.Faculty Artists Senes: Nightingales RhapsodyCD release. New works by Canadian compos·ers: Whitehead, Baker, Royer & Reub art.Jerome Summers, clarinet; 13 Strings ofOttawa, Simon Streatfeild, conductor. vonKuster Hall, Music Building, UWO, London.519·661·3767. Free.- 2:00: Visual and Performing ArtsNewmarket. Valene T1yon, piano !11 Conceit.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Gres.,Newmarket. 905·953·5122. ; (sr); O(st).- 2:30: Georgian Bay Symphony. Organ& Stnngs. Handel: Organ Concerto #13 in F;Mozart: Church Sonatas; Mascall: Concertinafor Solo Cello and Strings; Albinoni: Adagio.Ben Bolt·Martin, cello; Eric Osborne, organ.Knox United Church, 890 4th Ave. East,Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. ; (sr); O(st); free(grade 8 & under).- 2:30: Kingston Symphony OrchestraSpnng Strings. Mozart: Concerto lor Flute andHarp in C; Haydn: Symphony #99; Sharman:harp piece written lor Sharlene Wallace.Donelda Gartshore, flute; Sharlene Wallace,harp; Glen Fast, music director. SydenhamStreet United Church, 82 Sydenham St.,Kingston. 613 530·2050. ; (sr);(st); (ch).- 2:30: Orchestra London. The TrumpetGreats. Music of Ralael Mendez, Miles Davis,Louis Armstrong, Harry James & more. GaryGuthman, trumpet; Brian Jackson, conductor.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -; ·(sr/st).- 3:00: Central Presbyterian Church.Su11days At Three. Pinkham: Miracles; trios byTelemann & Leclair. David Gerry, LaurelTrainor, flutes; Clyde Ervine, narrator; PaulGrimwood, organ. 165 Charlton Ave., Hamil·ton. 905·522·9098. Free.- 3:00: Conrad Grebel UniversityCollege. 0 Great Sp1iit Chilcott: Circlesong(Canadian premier); & other works. UW Choir,Gordon Burnett, director. Westminster UnitedChurch, The Cedars, 543 Beechwood Dr.,Waterloo. 519·885-0220 x24226. ;(st).- 3:00: McMaster University School ofthe Arts. McMaster Choi1: Spnng Concert.Convocation Hall (UH·213), University Hall,Mc Master University, 1280 Main St. West,Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x24246. Free.- 3:00: Milton Choristers. The Silly Sideof S1!1gi11g. Humorous choral music for allages; Lawrence: Concerto for Singing Chickens;Rossini: Cat Duet; Toch: GeographicalFugue; P.D.Q. Bach: The Seasonings. Guests:Bishop Reding Secondary School Choir, KarenCaruana, director; Norman Reintamm, accompanist;Sonja van de Hoel, artistic director.Knox Presbyterian Church, 170 Main St. East,Milton. 905-878-1632. ; (srlst);(ch).- 3:00: Northumberland Orchestra &Choir. Mozart's Requiem Olga Tylman,soprano; Katharzyna Sadej, mezzo; MichaelLombo, tenor; Andrew Tees, baritone; MatthewJaskiewicz, conductor/music director.Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street,Port Hope. 905·885-1071, 800-434 5092.; $ 20(65 + ); (st); free( under 12 withadult).- 3:00: Ontario Registered MusicTeachers' Association, Hamilton·HaltonBranch. DRMTA 2007 Semor St11de11tRecital. First Unitarian Church, 170 DundurnSt. South, Hamilton. 905·627·5646. Free,donations accepted.- 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier UniversityFaculty of Music. Suor Angelica, andL 'e11fa11t et /es sortileges. By Puccini (inItalian), and Ravel (in English). Faculty ofMusic orchestra; Leslie De' Ath, musicdirector; Michael Waller, stage director.Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave.West, Waterlon 519·884-0710 x2150.; $ 5(st).-4:00: Oriana Singers. TrueL1gflt.Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; & spirituals & worksreflecting the theme of light and darkness.Guests: La Jeunesse Children's Choir. St.Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 67 VictoriaAve., Belleville. 613·392· 7423. .- 7:30: Perimeter Institute EventHorizons Season. S1i Thomas Allen,baritone m Concerr. Mike Lazaridis Theatre ofIdeas, 31 Caroline St. North, Waterloo. 519·883-4480. $ 59;$ 29(st).- 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Abegg Trio. Haydn: Trios#26, #27, #29; Beethoven: Trio, Op.113.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West,Waterloo. 519·886-1673. ; (sr);(st/ch).- 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Or·chestra/Lyric Stage. The Impresario OperaGala. Mozart: The Impresario (romp throughthe backstage of an 18th century opera house;in English); scenes from other Mozart operas.Guests: Donna Brown, Eleanor James, &others; Michael Newnham, conductor. ShowplacePerformance Centre, 290 George St.North, Peterborough. 705· 742-1992.,; (srlst).Beyond GTA: Monday April 02- 7:30: Conrad Grebel UniversityCollege. Instrumental Chamber Ensembles.Elaine Sweeney, music director. ConradGrebel University College Chapel, Universityof Waterloo, 140 Westmount Rd. North,Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free.- 8:00:Chamber Music Hamilton. CeciliaStnng Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet in D,K.499; Brahms: String Quartet #1 inc;Shostakovich: String Quartet #9. Sharon Lee,Sarah Nematallah, violins; Caitlin Boyle, viola;Rebecca Wenham, cello. Recital Hall, Hamil·ton Conservatory for the Arts, 126 James St.South, Hamilton. 905·528-5628. ;(sr); (st).Beyond GTA: Tuesday April 03- 12:00 noon: Brock University Depart·ment of Music. Music @Noon. Departmentof Music voice students. Sean O'SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glen ridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905 ·688·5550 x3817. Free.- 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier UniversityFaculty of Music. Music at Noon. Newlycommissionedquartets for oboe and strings byCanadian composers. James Mason, oboe.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 UniversityAve. West, Waterloo. 519-884·0710x2150. Free.- 12:15: First United Church. Noon HourConcert Series Christine Klaver·Schmidt,piano; Judith Bean, soprano. 16 William St.West, Waterloo. 519-745-8487. Free.- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Early Music Series. Early Music Studio. vonKuster Hall, Music Building, UWO, London.519-661-3767. Free.- 1 :30: Queen's University School ofMusic. Chamber Ensemble Concert. Rm. 120,Harrison·LeCaine Hall, 39 Bader Lane, Queen'sUniversity, Kingston. 613-533-2066. Free.- 2:00: Shaw Festival. Mack and Mabel.Romantic musical about movie director MackSennett & leading lady Mabel Normand; music& lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by MichaelStewart. Benedict Campbell, Glynis Ranney,Gabrielle Jones & others, performers; DavidNeumann, choreographer; Paul Sportelli,musical director; Molly Smith, director.Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade, Niagara·on-the·Lake.800-511-7429. Call forticket prices. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. University W1/1d Ensemble . Symphon·ic wind band works, original & transcribed.Zoltan Kalman, conductor. Sean O'SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,

500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688·5550 x3257. PWYC, donations to musicscholarship fund.- 7:30: River Run Centre. The Soflgb11dCafe. Local acoustic singer/songwriters.Canada Company Hall, 35 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-763-3000, 800·520·2408. .- 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier UniversityFaculty of Music. WLU Baroque Ensemble.Michael Purves-Smith, conductor. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave.West, Waterlon 519·884·0710 x2150.; (st).Beyond GTA: Wednesday April 04- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Choral Senes. Soloists, choir and orchestrawith music from the 16th to 18th centuries,performed on period instruments. ThamesScholars; Early Music Studio. von Kuster Hall,Music Building, UWO, London. 519·661 ·3767. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Sanderson Centre for thePerforming Arts. D'vtilB in Concert . Gospelmusic. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519-758·8090. .50.- 7:30: llueen's University School ofMusic. Dueen's Symphofly Orchestra. GordonCraig, director. Grant Hall, 43 University Ave.,· Queen's University, Kingston. 613·533·2558. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Waterloo Entertainment Centre.Russell Braun, baritone in Recital GreatCanadians Series. 24 King St. North, Waterloo.519·883-0300. 9,,.- 8:00: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.Eve111i1g Benefit. Church of the Redeemer, 89Kirkpatrick St., Kingston. 613-542-7601.$12; (st).Beyond GT A: Thursday April 05- 12: 10: University of Guelph School ofFine Art and Music. Thursdays at Noon.·Student Soloists' Day II. Mac Kinnon 107,Goldschmidt Room, UofG, 50 Stone Rd. East,Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. Free,donations appreciated.- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Choral Seoes. Easte1t1de . Thompson: ThePlace of the Blest, for treble choir, stringquintet and winds, and other works. LesChoristes; UWO Singers. von Kuster Hall,Music Building, UWO, London . 519-661-3767. Free.- 8:00: Scugog Choral Society. Brigadoon . Book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, musicby Frederick Loewe; mystery, intrigue &romance of tartan· clad Shangri La. CaroleSkinner, choreographer; Ann Gage, musicdirector; Stewart Bennett, director. Town Hall1873, 302 Queen St., Port Perry. 866-808-2006. ; (65+/st 18 &under).Beyond GTA: Friday April 06- 7:30: Georgian Bay Concert Choir.Bach'.1 St. John Passtofl . Giles Tomkins,Albert Greer, Delaine Smith, SusanneHawkins, Brodie Miller, singers; a smallprofessional orchestra; Henriette Blom,conductor. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church,865 2nd Ave. West, Owen Sound. 519-371-2935. .- 7:30: Gerald Fagan Singers/FanshaweChorus London. Bach Mass m BMinor. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Anita Krause,alto; Stuart Howe, tenor; Alexander Dobson,bass; Concert Players Orchestra; GeraldFagan, conductor. Centennial Hall, 550 WellingtonSt., London. 519-433-9650, 866-244-0762. $ 25; (st).- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. BachMass ifl B Minor. Suzie Le Blanc, soprano;Daniel Taylor, counter tenor; Michael Schade,tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone; Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony; Howard Dyck, conduc·tor. Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St.North, Kitchener. 519·578-1570, 800-265-8977. ·; O(st rush; ch to grade 8); (eyeGOJ.- 7:30: Melos Chorale Ensemble/Chaim·ers Church. Good Frtday at Chalmers, 2007Rutter: Requiem; Purcell: I was glad when theysaid unto me; Jehova, quam multi sunt hastestion and a Prayer, a new work for stringquartet, flute, oboe, organ, & choir. Guests:Chalmers Church choir, Melos String Quartet,flute, oboe, timpani, harp, and organ; GildaDi Cola Mills, Janice Coles, vocal soloists;David Cameron, music director. ChalmersUnited Church, 212 Barrie St., Kingston.613-549-7125. ; (sr); (ch);(adv); (adv sr); (adv ch).- 7:30: St. George United Church.Cantata Stainer: The Crucifixion. JonathanDick, bass/baritone; Mark Dubois, tenor/conductor. 9 Beverly St. East, St. George.519-448-1956. Offering.- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale.Music for Good Friday. Choruses from Bachcantatas & St. John Passion, instrumentalworks by Vivaldi, Handel. Guest: AveryMaclean, recorder. Georgetown Bach Choraleand Chamber Orchestra; Ronald Greidanus,artistic director. Knox Presbyterian Church,116 Main St. South, Georgetown. 905-8 77 ·8321. .Beyond GTA: Saturday April 07- 7:30: Liberation Choir. Easter ConcertChoral & orchestral favourites. JenniferMcMahon, soprano; Guelph Symphony Dr·chestra, Simon Irving, conductor; CombinedChildren's Choir, Elizabeth Webster, conduc·tor; Willem Van Suijdam, director. Great Hall,Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton.519- 763-3000, 800-520 2408. ·.- 8:00: Orchestra London. Joseph Lanza &Friends. Purcell: Abdelazar (excerpts); Bach:Suite #3; Vivaldi: Trio Sonata (La Folia).Joseph Lanza, leader/violin; Miho Hashizume,violin; Catharina Meints, cello. St. Paul'sCathedral, 472 Richmond St. London. 519-679-8 778. ; (sr/st).Beyond GTA: Sunday April 08- 8:00: Central Presbyterian Church.Mozart's Solemn Vespers Mozart: SolemnVespers, K.339; Buxtehude: Membra JesuNastri. Beverly Bronte.Tinkew, soprano;win, tenor; Rudy Neufeld, baritone; CentralPresbyterian Church Choir with orchestra.165 Charlton Ave., Hamilton. 905-522-9098. ; (for 2, adv); O(st/ch ).Beyond GTA: Monday April 09- 7:30: Rochester Boys' Choi[ SprmgConcert Tour. St. Mark's Anglican Church, 51King St., Port Hope. 905·373-0867. .Beyond GTA: Tuesday April 10- 2:00: Stratford Festival. Oklahoma'Love triangle in turn-of-the century Oklahomaterritory; music by Richard Rodgers, book &lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11, based on thelito~ ~c~DJvhC I' ·:::;·· .,.·1 "'." c · ·,~, - ~·1. 'e" · . ..:::

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