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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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  • Jazz
  • Toronto
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In this issue: Ancaster,

In this issue: Ancaster, Aurora,Bancroft, Barrie, Belleville, Bolton, Brantford, Burlington, Caledon East, 'Cambridge, Campbellford, Cobourg, Creemore, Drayton, Dundas, Elora,Georgetown, Gravenhurst, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay,London, Marmora, Midland, Milton, New Hamburg, Newmarket, Niagara-onthe-Lake,Orangeville, Orillia, Oshawa, Owen Sound, Peterborough, PortDover, Port Hope, Sharon, St. Catharines, Stratford, Uxbridge,, WaterlooConcerts: Toronto & GTA PAGE 2eMusic Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 48Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 50Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 52Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Beyond GTA: Tuesday May 01 David Mallis, director; Ann Barnshaw, musicdirector. Loft, Drury Lane Theatre, 2269 New- 7:00: Peterliorough Children's Chorus. Street, Burlington. 905-637-3979. ; opening&mat:(60+); (st 18 &under);Voices of Spring. Monahan: Child of the Worfd(premiere); Sirett: Though We Be But Children (12 &under). For complete run see music(premiere); Hatfield: One for Frost, Two for Fire; theatre listings.Ain't That News; The Lion Sleeps Tonight & - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Eybler Ouartet. Haydn quartets:other works. Junior, Concert, & Youth Choirs,Maureen Harris-Lowe, director. George Street Op.9/2; Op.54/1; Op.74/3; period instruments.United Church, 534 George St., Peterborough. Aisslinn Nosky, Julia Wedman, violins; Patrick705-740-6110. $12; (st/ch); (family 2 Jordan, viola; Margaret'Gay, cello. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-adults + 2 st/ch).- 7:30: River Run Centre. The Songbird Cafe. 886-1673. ; (sr); O(st).Local acoustic singer/songwriters. Co-operators - 8:00: Opera Hamilton. Tosca. By Puccini.Hall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000, Frances Ginzer; Gaetan Laperriere; Tonio Di Paolo;Daniel Lipton, conductor. Hamilton Place, 1800·520-2408. .- 9:00pm: Guelph Jazz Festival. Three Tuesdaysof Jazz Fundraiser: Jayme Stone Ouartet. complete run see music theatre listings.Summers Lane. 905-526-6556. -. ForWider sound, steeped in repertoire, technique, & - 8:00: Talk Is Free Theatre. Bye Bye Birdie.lore of old-time & bluegrass banjo music. The By Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse & Lee Ad·Bookshelf's Ebar, 41 Quebec St., Guelph. 519- ams. Danny James Austin, char ./director. Park763-4952. ; O(concession). ·Place Theatre, 100 Mapleview Dr., Barrie.Beyond GTA: Wednesday May 02 705-792-1949. ; (st). For complete runsee music theatre listings. ·- 12: 15: St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch. Larry Moser, clarinet, Ron Oolynchuk, Beyond GTA: Friday May 04viola, & Peter Bald, piano. 54 Queen St. North, - 7:30: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir/Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free.Hamilton Children's Choir. Fundraising Con-- 2:00: Shaw Festival. Mack and Mabel. By ·cert. Heather Plewes, soprano; Margaret Bardos,Jerry Herman & Michael Stewart. Benedict meuo-soprano; Jessie Filice, baritone. Christ'sCampbell, Glynis Ranney, Gabrielle Jones & oth. Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilers,players; Paul Sportelli, musical director; Mol· ton. 905-523-7377. . Proceeds to the Davidly Smith, director. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Davis Memorial Fund.Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake. 800-511 ·7429. ~ 7:30: The Cellar Singers. A Gilbert andCall for ticket prices. For complete run see music Sullivan Extravaganza. Corinne Lynch, soprano;theatre listings.Jason Hales, tenor; John Dodington, bass; other- 2:00: Stratford Festival. Oklahoma! By soloists TBA; Albert Greer, artistic director.Rodgers & Hammerstein. Kyle"Blair, Dan Cham- Gravenhurst Opera House, 295,Muskoka Rd.eroy, David W. Keeley & other performers; South. 705-326-8011. ; $12(st).Berthold Carriere, musical director; Donna Feore, - 8:00: Capitol Arts Centre. Harlem Gospeldirector/char. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St., Choir. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-885-Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call for ticket prices. 1071, 800-434-5092. .For complete run see music theatre listings. , •- 8:00: County Town Singers. CanadianaBeyond GT A: Thursday May 03- 8:00: County Town Singers. CanadianaSpring Concert. Songs by Mitchell, Lightfoot,Foster, & others. Lviv Hall, Oshawa. 905-427-0201. $l 5; $12(sr).- 8:00: Drury Lane Theatrical Productions.The Boys from Syracuse. Musical comedy.Spring Concert. Lviv Hall, Oshawa. See May 3.- 8:00: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.The Silver Lining! Simon Gledhill, theatre organ;guest: Chris Alfano, clarinet. Church of the Redeemer,89 Kirkpatrick St, Kingston. 613-542-7601. ; (st).- 8:00: Theatre Ancaster. Reminiscing: TheSound of the lO's. Auditorium, Ancaster High44 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMSchool, 374 Jerseyville Rd. West. 905-304-7469. ; (sr); (st). For complete runsee music theatre listings.Beyond GTA: Saturday May 05- 7:00: Amabile Boys Choirs.BoychoirFestivaland Concert. Guests: Oakville Treble Choir, .Toronto Children's Chorus Treble Choir, GrandePrairie (Alberta) Boys Choirs; Carol Beynon, KenFleet, conductors. Althouse College, 1137 West·em Road, UWO, London. 519-433-2649. ;$12(sr); O(st).- 7:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation. Pend·erecki String Ouartet. Glenn Crombie Theatre,Fleming College, 200 Albert St. South, Lindsay.705-878-5625. ; O(youth).- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Children'sChoir. Spring Concert. Carol Giesbrecht. conductor.Benton Street Church, 90 Benton St., Kitch·ener. 519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. ;(sr/st); O(ch to grade 8); (eyeGO).--7:30: Lyrica Choir.of Barrie.faurlf's Requiem.Chamber orchestra; Jennifer Griffith, soprano;Dan Hambly, baritone; Brent Mayhew,accompanist; Steve Winfield, director/conductor.Burton Avenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave.,Barrie. 705-737-0872. ; $12(sr/st).- 7:30: Musica St. James. The BurlingtonWelsh Male Chorus. Richard Street, director. St.James Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas. 905-627-1424. .- 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Sacred Soul.Choral music from the English cathedral traditionto Afro-American spirituals. Wesley Warren,organist; Sydney Birrell conductor; BrainerdBlyden-Taylor, guest conductor. George StreetUnited 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, Orillia.- 8:00: Achill Choral Society. With a Song inMy Heart. Chciir favourites from past years, folksongs, classical pieces, spirituals, French selections& songs from Broadway musicals. A. DaleWood, director. Christ Church Anglican, 22 NancySt., Bolton. 519-941-5089. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir.Daybreak:Sounds of a New Day. Robinovitch: Canciones porlos Americas; Galian: Salseo; & other works.Guests: The Eastwood T rebel Chorus; LeonardEnns, conductor, St. John the Evangelist Church,23 Water St. North Kitchener. 519-725-7549.; 5(sr/st); (eyeGO).- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. GalaConcert. Bach: Concerto for Two Harpsichordsand Strings; Pachelbel: Canon in D; choral worksby Handel, Purcell. Hanna Manierka, MarinaManierka, harpsichords; Georgetown Bach Cho· ·rale and Chamber Orchestra; Ronald Greidanus,artistic director. Knox Church, 116 Main St.South, Georgetown. 905-877-8321 . .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Dr·chestra. Heavenly Handel Excerpts from Alcina,Alexander, Brockes Passion, Giulio Cesare,Hercules and other works. Fabiana Katz, meuosoprano;The Renaissance Singers; Graham Coles,conductor. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wil·!rid Laurier University, 75 University Ave. West.,Waterloo. 519-744-3828. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Niagara Symphony. A Night at theProms ... and Morel Pomp and Circumstance,Rule Britannia, In a Monastery Garden, Pirates ofPenzance & more. Daniel Swift, conductor. 7:15:Pre-concert talk. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, BrockUniversity, St. Catharines. 905-687-4993 x2.-; $ lO(st).- 8:00: Northumberland Hospice. TorontoAll-Star Big Band Tribute to hits of 30' s & 40' s.Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope.905-885-1071, 800-434-5092. .- 8:00: Orchestra London. Spring Sing. Lightclassics & traditional favourites. Guests: TheBeal Singers; Brian Jackson, cond~ctor. CentennialHall, 550 Wellington St., London. 519-679-8778. -; ·(sr/st).- 8:00: TACTUS Vocal Ensemble. Shakespeare'sMusic: A Day in the Life of Will. Guestinstrumentalists and actors. Guelph Youth MusicCentre, 75 Cardigan St. 519-766-0371. ; O(st/ch).- 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. GreatFilm Music. Corigliano: Chaconne from the RedViolin; Rota: La Strada Suite; Morricone: Musicfrom the Mission; Custer: Music from 007; Williams:Harry Potter Suite. Guest: Joanna Tang,violin; Gregory Burton, conductor.Trinity Church,79 Victoria Street, Aurora. 416-410-0860.; (sr/st); $ lO(under 12).Beyond GTA: Sunday May 06- 2:30: Niagara Symphony. A Night at theProms ... and Morel Sean O'Sullivan Theatre-;'Brock University, St. Catharines. See May 5.1 :45: Pre-concert talk.- 2:30: Orchestra London. Spring Sing. CentennialHall, London. See May 5.- 3:00: Brock University Dept of Music.Poet's Choral Corner. Great choral settings ofgreat poetic works. Niagara Vocal Ensemble,Harris Loewen, conductor. St. George's Church,83 Church St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550x3257. .- 3:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. GalaConcert. See May 5. St. James' Church, 6025Old Church Rd., Caledon East.- 3:00: Grand River Chorus. Great Masses.·Works by Byrd, Part, Gounod. Amanda Kind, soprano;Paul Jeffrey, tenor; Dane Wendell, bass;Richard Cunningham, director. Alexandra Church,410 Colborne St., Brantford. 519-759-7885.; (sr/st); (ch/high school with ID).- 3:00: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. SonicBloom. Orchestral favourites & concertos.Laurie Mitchell, strings director; Michael Lyons,music director. Port Hope United Church, 34South Street. 866-460-5596. ; $12(st);(family of 4).- :i:OO: Wellington Winds. Connections toAfrica. MacMillan: Soweto Spring; Corigliano:Gazebo Dances; Gillingham: Sub-SaharanRhythms; songs from Southern Africa; & otherworks. Esther Farrell, mezzo-soprano; MichaelPurves-Smith, conductor. First United Church, 16William St. West, Waterloo. 519-579-3097. ·; (sr/st). In support of the Masai AIDSClinic, Lesotho, Africa.- 7:30: The Burlington Concert Band. ASpring Fling. Music & dancing with the BurlingtonConcert Band and the Silver Swing Big BandDance Band. Burlington Holiday Inn and ConventionCentre, 3063 South Service Rd. 905-616-7335. . Proceeds to Hamilton SpectatorSummer Camp Fund.Beyond GTA: Tuesday May 08- 2:00: Drayton Entertainment. Cash onDelivery. By Michael Cooney. Alex Mustakas,director. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 WellingtonSt. South. 888-449-4463. -. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Brad Halls. Words and Music: TheSongs of Stephen Sondheim. Selections fromWest Side Story, Gypsy, Follies, Company,Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, & others. ChristineVanderbank, Laura Harp, vocals; Brad Halls,piano/vocals. Concert Hall, Victoria Hall, 55 KingSt. West; Cobourg. 905-372-2210, 888-262-MAY 1 - J UNE 7 2007

6874. .- 8:00: Centre In The Square. Harlem Bos·pe/Choir. 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·578-1570, 800-265 8977. -.Beyond GTA: Wednesday May 09- 12:15: St. Andrew's Church. Stephen lura·kowsky, guitar. 54 Queen St. North, Kitchener.519-578-4430. Free.- 2:00: Sanderson Centre for the PerformingArts. Taste of Nova Scotia. Music of DonMesser, Anne Murray, Catherine McKinnon,Natalie McMaster, The.Rankin Family, Rita Mc·Neil and others.Tom Leadbeater, tenor; MarkSullivan, fiddle. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford.519· 758-8090. .50.- 7:30: Guelph-Male Choir. Spring Concert.Nancy Fischer, accompanist; Ron Stubbs, direc·tor.Trinity United ~hurch, 400 Stevenson St.North, Guelph. 519-824-4194. .- 7:30: Vox Huronia. Colours in Harmony.Ruthellen Shapero, accompanist; Roger Priddle,directcfr. St. Paul's Church, 308 King St., Mid·land. 705-533-2052. $TBA.- 8:00: Brad Halls. Words and Music: TheSongs of Stephen Sondheim. Concert Hall, Victo·ria Hall, Cobourg. See Jun 8.'- 8:00: Marquee Productions. The SecretBarden. By Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres. 905·713-1040. ; (60+); (12 &under).For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Orchestra London. Handel's Heroine.Selections from Handel's Ariodante & other aper·as. Kimberly Barber, mezzo-soprano; TimothyVernon, conductor. St. Paul's Cathedral, 472Richmond Street, London. 519-679-8778. ;(sr/st).Beyond GTA: Thursday May 10- 2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn.Choir Power. Selections from Joseph & theAmazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Hansel &Gretel, 0 Sifuni Mungi & other classical andBroadway works. Westben Youth Chorus & RedStrings String Quartet. 6698 County Road 30, 3 ·km NW Campbeilford. 705-653-5508, 877-883-5777. ; (st).- 8:00: Gryphon Theatre. Buddy Wasisname& the Other Fellers. Songs, skits, traditional &folk music from Newfoundland. AdministrativeCentre, Bldg. C, Georgian College, 1 GeorgianDrive, Barrie. 705-728-4613. ; (eyeGO).- 8:00: KW Musical Productions. /Love You,You're Perfect, Now Change. Musical comedy.By Joe DiPietro & Jimmy Roberts. St. JacobsCountry Playhouse, 40 Benjamin Rd. East, Wa·terloo. 888-449-4463. . For complete runsee music theatre listings.Beyond GTA: Friday May 11- 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Opera. Tosca.By Puccini. Frances Ginzer; Gaelan Laperriere;Tonio Di Paolo; Daniel Lipton, conductor. Centre InThe Square, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener.519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. -. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Wellington Winds Chamber MusicEvening. Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds;Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik; & other works.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West, Wa·terloo. 519-886-1673. ; O(sr); (st).- 8:00: Orangeville Concert Association.BernieSenensky& The Moe Koffman TributeBand. Bernie Senensky, leader/piano; Bill Mc·Birnie, flute; Kirk MacDonald, alto/soprano saxes;Reg Schwager, guitar; Kieran Overs, bass; TerryClarke, drums. Orangeville Town Hall OperaHouse, 87 Broadway Ave. 519-942-3423, 800·4241295. ; $ lO(st).- 8:00: Orchestra London. Frozen Trax. JoniMitchell, Neil Young, The Guess Who, BachmanTurn er Overdrive, Shania i: wain, Bryan Adams.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -.Beyond GTA: Saturday May 12- 2:00: Stratford Festival. My One and Only.By George & Ira Gershwin. Cynthia Dale, LairdMackintosh, David W. Keeley, Dayna T ekatch,performers; Berthold Carriere, musical director.Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St., Stratford. 800·567-1600. Call for ticket prices. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 3:30: Niagara Symphony & CarouselPlayers. Jeunesses Musicales: All for One andOne for All! Cushion Concert for families. SullivanMahoney Courthouse Theatre, 101 King St., St.Catharines. 905-682-8326x26. .- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir.Spring Concert. Willan: Gloria Deo Per lmmensaSaecula; Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine; Schafer:Epitaph for Moonlight. Sean Simpson, accompa·nist; Nancy Tanguay, conductor. St. Peter'sChurch, 49 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·578-1570, 800-265-8977. ; (sr/st); O(ch to grade 8); (eyeGO).- 7:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra. LastNight of the Proms. Elgar: Pomp and Circum·stance March# 1; Milhaud: Scaramouche; RuleBritannia; Fantasia on British Sea Songs; Jerusa·lem. Daniel Rubinoff, saxophone; John Barnum,conductor. Collier Street Church, 112 CollierStreet, Barrie. 705-721-4752. -.- 7:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Keynotes & Canaptfs: Music and Words. *CAN·CELLED*- 7:30: Music Alive. Music Alive Boes to theOscars. Music of Shrek, Guys & Dolls, BugsBunny Show, Sister Act, West Side Story &others. Jennifer & Chad Spaulding, hosts; BarbaraPietrobon, Young Singers conductor; MillenniumInstrumental Ensemble; Alfred Kunz, artistic .director/conductor. Benton St. Church, 90 BentonSt., Kitchener. 519-662-3291 . ; (ch);(family of 4).- 7:30: Oshawa Durham Symphony Dr·chestra.BeethovenSpectacular. Piano concerti.Guest: Jean-Louis Steuerman, piano; Marco Pari·sotto, music director. Calvary Baptist Church,300 Rossland Rd. East, Oshawa. 905-579·6711. ; $ 20(st/ch).- 7:30: Quinte Symphony. Mendelssohn &Beethoven. David Stewart, violin; Gordon Craig,conductor. Bridge Street Church, 60 Bridge St.East, Belleville. 613·395-0444. ; (st 6·24).- 8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Brahms: Einbeutches Requiem. Laura Whelan, soprano; PeterBarrett, baritone; Hamilton Philharmonic Orches·Ira; Howard Dyck, conductor. Melrose UnitedChurch, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905·527-5995. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Burlington Civic Chorale. A Medie·val Vision. Menotti: The Unicorn, The Gorgon andThe Manticore (with dancers and wind ensemble);Schafer: A Medieval Bestiary; the full sung serv· •ice of Cornpline. St: Christopher's AnglicanChurch, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-681 ·8109. ; (adv). ·www.THEWHOlENOTE.COM45

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