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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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... CONCERTS: Beyond the GTA- 7:30: Niagara Symphony ORCHExtraSeries. Celtic Tenors Daniel Swift, conduc·tor. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Centre for theArts, Brock University, St. Catharines.905-688·5550 x3257. .- 7:30: Showplace Performance Centre.Sprtl1g Tome 2007. Light·hearted eveningof music, song & comedy from favourite localentertainers and some special new guests.Showplace Performance Centre, 290 GeorgeSt. North, Peterborough. 705-444-7089,866-444-7089. . For complete run seemusic theatre listings. Fund raiser for ShowplacePerformance Centre.- 7:30: Prince Edward County MusicFestival. Benefit Concert. Works by Debussy,Tchaikovsky. Trio Hochelaga: AnneRobert, violin; Paul Marleyn, cello; StephaneLemelin, piano. Venue TBA, Bloomfield.613-393-3798. By donation, min; limitedspace.- 8:00: Arts in Concert. Cotton ClubChronicles. Great American composers, suchas Arlen, Ellington & Porter, in storytelling andsong, written & performed by Michael Danso,orchestrations & arrangements by Charles T.Cozens. 7:00: Visual artist reception, HeidiBrannan, host. Redeemer University CollegeAuditorium, 777 Garner Rd. East, Ancaster.905·648·2139 x4211, 877-700·3130. ;(adv, mention Theatre Ancaster); (13to 19); $12(12 & under).- 8:00: Crescendo Concerts. CanadianBrass. Tiptoe Through the Trumpets. GoldbergVariations to Killer Tango, Paganini to Dixie.Artsplex Theatre, Hill field Strathallan College,299 Fennell Ave. West, Hamilton 905-389-1367 xl 70. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: King Edward Choir. Beethoven andBeyond. Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Kyrie,Sanctus, Agnus Dei); Dubrogosz: Requiem (LuxAeterna); Leonard: A Celtic Twenty-thirdPsalm (world premiere); Copland (arr): OldAmerican Songs, for orchestra & choir (LittleHorses, Zion's Walls, Golden Willow Tree, Atthe River, Ching-a·Ring Chaw). Orchestra;Donna Bennett, soprano; Gabrielle Prata,mezzo-soprano; Mark Dubois, tenor; BruceKelly, baritone; Barbara McCann, director. St.Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 65 AmeliaSt., Barrie. 705· 726-1916. .Beyond GT A: Saturday April 28- 8:00: Georgian Bay Symphony. Amencan Rhapsody. Copland: Clarinet Concerto in A;Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Williams: StarWars Suite; Carmichael: medley. Rob Tite,clarinet; Renee Kruisselbrink, piano; JohnBarnum, conductor. 7:00: Pre·concert talkwith Richard Mascall, composer in residence.OSCVI Auditorium, 1550 8th Street East,Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. ; 21(sr);(st); $ 5(grade 8 & under).- 8:00: London Pro Musica. Around theWorld 111 Narrative Song. Musical odysseythrough diverse countries & cultures. Guests:Sina Khosravi, Persian percussion; AlfredoCaxaj, Latin percussion; Rick Lazar, Internationalpercussion; Njacko Backo, Africanpercussion; Andrew Petrasiuna, accompanist;Ken Fleet, conductor. Dundas Street CentreUnited Church, 482 Dundas St., London519-679-8778. ; (sr); l(st);(adv); (adv sr); (adv st); free(l 2 &under).- 8:00: Music at St. Luke's. Meme England. Words & music of things English,celebrating St. George's Day & Shakespeare'sBirthday. Parish Hall, 1832 Ontario Street,Burlington. 905-639·7643. (incl roastbeef on a bun).- 8:00: Ontario Welsh Festival. PrysorMale Voice Choir. From Trawsfynydd, NorthWales; see Announcements for related events.Sioned Wyn, soloist; lwan Morgan, director. StPaul's Anglican Church, 137 Dueen St.,Kingston. 416-486-0432. $ 25.- 8:00: Ouinte Grannies for Africa. AllStar Jazz Concert. Gordon Gosse, piano;Bonnie Brett, vocals; Jane Fair, clarinet/sax/flute; Brandi Disterheft, bass; John Dbercian,drums. St. Thomas Anglican Church, 201Church St., Belleville. 613-962·3636. ;(65 + ); (st with ID). Proceeds tosupport the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothersto Grandmothers Campaign.- 8:00: River Run Centre. Movies. TheSounds and The Sights. Film music, accompanyingfilm clips; Alfie to The Wizard of Oz toDr. Zhivago; Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto(Dangerous Moonlight, 1941 ). Guests: Heath·er Bambrick, jazz vocals; Brian Jackson, piano;Windjammers, Harry Currie, director. Co·operators Hall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph.519-763-3000, 800·520-2408. ; (sr/st); (eyeGO).- 8:00: The John Laing Singers. 25 Yearsof Song Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; Laing:Three Portraits; Together In Music (worldpremiere); Elgar: My love dwelt in a northernland; Taverner: Oum transisset sabbatum;Moustaki: Le temps de vivre; Liszt: Mariengar·ten. Janet Obermeyer, soprano; JLS choristers& alumni; John Laing, artistic director.Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St.North, Hamilton. 905-628·5238, 877-628-5238. ; (sr/st).Ringers; Susan Richardson, director of music.Bridge Street United Church, 60 Bridge St.East, Belleville. 613-962·9178 x 74. $TBA.- 3:00: Durham Community Choir.Worlds Collide. Music from Canada, Cuba,Scotland, South Africa, Thailand, & The WestIndies. Guests: Cassava Latin Rhythms.Kings view United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave.East, Oshawa. 905·576·5638. ; O(un·der 12).- 3:00: Stratford Civic Orchestra.Benefit Concert Guests: Weston Silver Band;Richard Marshall (Black Dyke Mills Band),cornet; Larry Shields, music director. KnoxPresbyterian Church, 142 Ontario St., Strat·ford 866-438·6817. , (sr/st).- 3:00: Suzuki String School of Guelph.Shakespeare in Music. Part of Shakespeare:Made in Canada festival. Main Stage, RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000, 800·520·2408. Free.- 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. The Magic ofShakespeare. Nicolai: Merry Wives of WindsorOverture; McDonald: Six Sonnets (pre·miere); Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Suites 1& 2 (selections). Guest: Reid Spencer, bari·tone; James R. McKay, conductor. RoyalBotanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. West,Burlington. 905·526·6690. ; O(sr/st);(under 12).- 8:00: Achill Choral Society. W1tl1 aSong in My Heart. See Apr 28. St. Andrew'sPresbyterian Church, 128 Main St., Beeton .- 8:00: The Gallery Players of Niagara.Arctic Dreams. See 2:00. St. Mark's AnglicanChurch, 41 Byron St., Niagara-on-the-Lake.Beyond GTA: Tuesday May 01- 7:30: River Run Centre. The SongbirdCafe Local acoustic singerlsongwriters. Co·operators Hall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph.519-763-3000, 800-520-2408. .Beyond GTA: Thursday May 03- 8:00: County Town Singers. Ca11ad1anaSprrng Concert Songs by Mitchell, Lightfoot,Foster, & others. Lviv Hall, Oshawa. 905-427·0201. ; $12(sr).- 8:00: Drury Lane Theatrical Productions.The Boys from Syracuse. Musicalcomedy based on Shakespeare's The Comedyof Errors. David Mallis, director; Ann Barnshaw,music director. The Loft, Drury LaneTheatre, 2269 New Street, Burlington .905-637-3979. ; opening & mat:(60 + ); (st 18 & under); (1 2 &under). For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Eyblerauartet Haydnquartets: Op.9/2; Op.54/1; Op. 74/3; periodinstruments. KWCMS Music Room, 57 YoungSt. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); $ lO(st).- 8:00: Opera Hamilton. Tosca. By Puccini.Frances Ginzer; Gaetan Laperriere; Tonio DiPaolo; Daniel Lipton, conductor. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526-6556. -. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00:Talk Is Free Theatre. Bye ByeB11d1e. Rock & Roll satire; book by MichaelStewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics byLee Adams. Danny James Austin, choreographer/director.Park Place Theatre, 1 DO MapleviewDr.,Barrie. 705-792-1949. ;(st). For complete run see music theatrelistings.Be ond GTA: Friday May 04- 7:30: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir/Hamilton Children's Choir. Fu11dra1singConcert. Margaret Bardos, mezzo-soprano;Heather Pl ewes, soprano; Jessie Filice,baritone. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252James St. North, Hamilton. 905·523-7377.. Proceeds to the David Davis MemorialFund.- 7:30: The Cellar Singers. A Gilbert andSul/iva11 Extravaganza. Scenes from theirgreatest hits, satire still relevant. CorinneLynch, soprano; Jason Hales, tenor; JohnDodington, bass; other soloists TBA; BlairBailey, accompanist; Albert Greer, artisticdirector. Gravenhurst Opera House, 295Muskoka Rd. South, Gravenhurst. 705·326·8011. ; $12(st).- 8:00: Capitol Arts Centre. HarlemGospel Chat!: 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-885-1071, 800-434·5092. .- 8:00: County Town Singers. Canadia11aSpri11g Concert. Lviv Hall, Oshawa See May3.- 8:00: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.The Srlver Lr/11/1g! Simon Gledhill, theatreorgan; guest: Chris Alfano, clarinet. Church ofthe Redeemer, 89 Kirkpatrick St., Kingston.613-542-7601. ; (st).Be ond GT A: Saturda Ma 05- 7:00: Amabile Boys Choirs. Boycl101rFestival and Concert. Guests: Oakville TrebleChoir, Toronto Children's Chorus Treble Choir,Grande Prairie (Alberta) Boys Choirs; RosemaryBannerman, Bonnie Shewan Burroughs,Lois Williams, accompanists; Carol Beynon,Ken Fleet, conductors. Althouse College, 1137Western Road, University of Western Ontario,London. 519-433-2649. 5; 2(sr);(st).- 7:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation.Penderecki String Guartei. Glenn CrombieTheatre, Fleming College, 200 Albert St.South, Lindsay. 705·878-5625. ;(youth).- 7:30: Niagara Symphony ORCHExtraSeries. Celtic Tenors. Sean O'SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,St. Catharines. See Apr 27.- 7:30: Orillia Wind Ensemble. Blues andBand. Guest: Lance Anderson; Roy Menagh,music director. First Baptist Church, 265Coldwater Rd. West, Orillia. 705-487·6724.; (sr); $ 5(st).- 8:00: Achill Choral Society. With aSong 111 My Hea11. Choir favourites from pastyears, folk songs, classical pieces, spirituals, Beyond GT A: Sunday April 29French selections & songs from Broadwaymusicals. A. Dale Wood, director. St. Timothy - 2:00: The Gallery Players of Niagara.Roman Catholic Church, 42 Dawson Dr., Arctrc Dreams. Hatzis: Arctic Dreams;Graham Coles, Music DirectorOrangeville. 519·941 -5089. ; (sr/ Shankar: L' Aube Enchantee; Parker: Beneath22nd Season presented by can aca 7 ru•t /t/ju.Jicst).the Canopy; Farr: Kembang Suling; MacDonald:- 8:00: Barrie Concert Series. P11tttn' Prelude# 1; Devil Dance. Douglas Miller, flute;011 the Ritz. Music by Berlin, Gershwin, Beverley Johnston, percussion. Rodman Hall,Porter, Lehar & Strauss. Kerry Stratton's 109 St. Paul Gres., St. Catharines. 905-Palm Court Orchestra. First Christian 468-1525. $ 25; (sr); (st/ch);Reformed Church, 33 Shirley Ave., Barrie. (family).705-728·8679. Call for series ticket - 2:30: Belleville Choral Society. Chomlprices.Cavalcade. Guests: The Bridge Street Bell5 4 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMKitchener-WaterlooChamber OrchestraHEAVENLY HANDELFabiano Katz, M e zzo Soprano with theRenaissance Singers in an all Handel concertSaturday, May 5, 2007 at 8:00 pmMaureen Forrester Recita l Holl, Wilfrid Lourie r Unive rsily, Waterloo

- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Children'sChoir. Spring Concert. Carol Giesbrecht,conductor. Benton Street Baptist Church, 90Benton St., Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800·265-8977. ; (sr/s t); O(ch to grade8); $ 5 (eyeGOJ.- 7:30: Musica St. James. The B11r!111gtonWelsh Male Choms. Richard Street, director.St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St.,Dundas. 905-627-1424. .- 7:30: Peterborough Singers. SacredSoul. Choral music from the English cathedraltradition to Afro-American spirituals. WesleyWarren, organist; Sydney Birrell conductor;Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, guest conductor.George Street United Church, 534 George St.,Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ;$12(st).- 7:30: The Cellar Singers. A Gilbert andSullivan Extravaganza. See May 4. St. Paul'sUnited Church, 62 Peter St. North, Drillia.- 8:00: Achill Choral Society. With aSong in My Hea11. See Apr 29. Christ ChurchAnglican, 22 Nancy St., Bolton.- 8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Daybreak: Sounds of a New Day. Music with adistinctly Latin American flavour. LeonardEnns, conductor. St. John the EvangelistAnglican Church, 23 Water St. North Kitchener.519-725-7549. $ 20; (sr/st);(eyeGOJ.------World renownedCanadian pianist,Anton Kuerti willpe'fo'm two of themost beloved pianoconcerti by theGerma11 master. Aunique event for allBeethoven fansludw g vanBeethoven'sSymphony No •Pial'o C once1 to no lPiano CorKe•to 11') ')- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. GalaConce11. Bach: Concerto for Two Harpsichordsand Strings; Pachelbel: Canon in D; choralworks by Handel, Purcell. Hanna Manierka,Marina Manierka, harpsichords; GeorgetownBach Chorale and Chamber Orchestra; RonaldGreidanus, artistic director. Knox PresbyterianChurch, 116 Main St. South, Georgetown.905-877-8321. $ 25.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberOrchestra. Heavenly Handel Excerpts fromAlcina, Alexander, Brockes Passion, GiulioCesare, Hercules and other works. FabianaKatz, mezzo-soprano; The RenaissanceSingers; Graham Coles, conductor. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, Aird Centre of WilfridLaurier University, 75 University Ave. West.,Waterloo. 519-744-3828. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Niagara Symphony. A Night at theProms and Morel Patterned after the"promenade" concerts at the Royal Albert Hallin London, including Pomp and Circumstance,Rule Britannia, In a Monastery Garden, Piratesof Penzance & more. Daniel Swift, conductor.7: 15: Pre-concert talk. Sean O'SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,St. Catharines. 905-687-4993 x2. ·; O(st).- 8:00: Northumberland Hospice. TorontoAllStar Big Band.Tribute to hits of 30's &40's. Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St., PortSATURDAY MAY 12, 20077 · 10 pm (alvary Baptist ChurchOSHAWATICKETS:GfNERAL STUDE:Nl ":905-579-6711AvailnblC' or 1111 atWWW odo Cd,.a Tra. tI'05HAWA DURHAM'iYf\f.PHONY QI'.(( HE''iTRAtf/1HicHope. 905-885· 1071, 800-434 5092. .- 8:00: Orchestra London. Spn/1g SmgLight classics & traditional favourites. Guests:The Beal Singers; Brian Jackson, conductor.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -; $ 29 (sr/st).- 8:00: TACTUS Vocal Ensemble. Shakespeare's Music. A Day in the life of Will.Music sacred and profane from Shakespeare'stime and writings, with guest instrumentalistsand actors. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75Cardigan St., Guelph. 519-766-0371. ;(st/ch).- 8:00: The DaCapo Chamber Choir .Dayb1eak - sounds of a new day. Music witha distinctly Latin American flavour. LeonardEnns, director. St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch, Kitchener . 519-725-7549. ;(sr/st); (eyeG0).- 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. GreatFilm Must!:. Corigliano: Chaconne from the RedViolin; Rota: La Strada Suite; Morricone:Music from the Mission; Custer: Music from007; Williams: Harry Potter Suite. Guest:Joanna Tang, violin; Gregory Burton, conductor.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 VictoriaStreet, Aurora . 416-410-0860. ;(sr/st); (under 12).Beyond GTA: Sunday May 06- 2:30: Niagara Symphony. A Night at theProms ... and Moret Sean O'Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, Brock University, St.Catharines. See May 5. 1:45: Pre-concerttalk.- 2:30: Orchestra London. Spring SmgCentennial Hall, London. See May 5.- 3:00: Brock University Department ofMusic. Poet's Choral Comer. Great choralsettings of great poetic works. The NiagaraVocal Ensemble, Harris Loewen, conductor.St. George's Anglic an Church, 83 Church St.,St. Catharines. 905-688-55 50 x3257..- 3:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. GalaConcert See May 5. St. James' AnglicanChurch, 6025 Old Church Rd., Ca led on East.- 3:00: Grand River Chorus. GreatMasses. Works by Byrd, Part, Gounod.Amanda Kind, soprano; Paul Jeffrey, tenor;Dane Wendell, bass; Richard Cunningham,director. Alexandra Presbyterian Church, 410Colborne St., Brantford. 519-759-7885.; (sr/st); (ch/high school with ID).- 3:00: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra.Some Bloom Orchestral favourites & concertos.Laurie Mitchell, strings director; MichaelLyons, music director. Port Hope UnitedChurch, 34 South Street, Port Hope. 866-460-5596. ; $12(st); (fa mily of 4).- 3:00:Wellington Winds. Co11nectio11s toAfrica. Music composed/arranged by Africancomposers, or inspired by African themes;MacMillan: Soweto Spring; Corigliano: GazeboDances; Gillingham: Sub-Saharan Rhythms;songs from Southern Africa; & other works.Esther Farrell, mezzo-soprano; MichaelPurves-Smith, conductor. First United Church,16 William St. West, Waterloo 519-579-309 7. ; (sr/st). In support of theMasai AIDS Clinic, Lesotho, Africa.- 7:30: The Burlington Concert Band. ASpring Fling. Music & dancing with theBurlington Concert Band and the Silver SwingBig Band Dance Band. Burlington Holiday Innand Convention Centre, 3063 South ServiceRd., Burlington . 905-616· 7335. $ 20.Proceeds to Hamilton Spectator SummerCamp Fund.GUELPHMonica Chapmanvocalist/pianist, withSean Bray and Mark DunnSun. May 13th at 7 pm(Mothers' Day)at "Manhattans Jazz Club"Call 519-767-2440 to reserve.www.manhattans.caEND: BEYOND THE GTA CONCERT LISTINGSNEXT: MUSIC THEATRE AND DANCE LISTINGSlllhnlonnl-oEARLY CLASSICAL • Jill & BAND• WORLD• MUSIC THEATRE• OPERA• NEW..UllUIUllUUUDRIVERS NEEDED per hour+ 40¢ per km.Daytime, weekdaysSUBSCRIPTIONS + GST = .80 for 10 issuesCall Sheila McCoy at 416-406-5055or circulation@thewholenote.comWWW. THEW HO LENQ TE.CO M 55

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