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Volume 13 - Issue 8 - May 2008

Includes the 2008 Canary Pages

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA: ; (6 and under)- 7:30: Counterpoint Chorale. Requiem. Aconcert commemorating the great famine inthe Ukraine in 1932-33. Faure: Requiem;other sacred music. Guest: the Talisker Players.William Woloschuk, director. Eglinton­St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd.416-253-4674. ; (adv).- 8:00: Elmer lseler Singers. Songs ofSpringtime: A Get Music Gala performancecelebration. Works by Moeran, Beckwith,Holman, Vaughan Williams, Henderson, andWillan. Guests: choirs from EtobicokeSchool of the Arts, Forest Hill CollegiateInstitute, Mary Ward Secondary School,Northern Secondary School, and others;Lydia Adams, conductor. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen Street East. 416-217-0537.- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.In Concert. Rachmaninoff: SymphonyNo. 2; Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 ing. Nicole Li, violin; Norman Reintamm, conductor.P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese CulturalCentre of Greater Toronto, 5183 SheppardAve. East. 416-879-5566. , ,free(under 121.- 8:00: Nathaniel Oett Chorale. And StillJ ~ COUNTERPOIN'fC CHORALEWilliam Woloschuk Artistic DirectorWe Sing ... Song of Hiawatha. BrainerdBlyden· Taylor, artistic director. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. - .50.- 8:00: Sampradaya Dance Creations. NextSteps Series: shunya & 82. Works by LataPada & Mavin Khoo. Premiere Dance Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queen's QuayW. 416-973-4000. & ; & $ l 5(sr/st).- 8:08: Series 8:08. See May 29.- 8:30: Toronto Chamber Opera Productions.Three Operas in One Hour. Barber: AHand of Bridge; Tozer: Dieppe; Fischer: 0D'amarti O Morire. Brian Wismath, conductor;Don Mitchell, director. Walmer CentreTheatre, 188 Lowther Ave. 647-477-7571 .; O(advance).- 9:00: New Music Arts Projects I sound·aXis. Pleu(Rire): The World of Aperghis.Works of Aperghis, including Les SeptCrimes d' Amour, Graffittis, Recitations, Req·uiem Furtif and Cinq Couplets. Chamberensemble, Gregory Oh & Graham Cozzubbo,directors. 197 John St. 416-925-3457. ;(sr); $ l 5(st).Saturday May 31- 1 :00 & 8:00: dance Immersion 2008.Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. SeeMay 29 for evening prices. Matinee: . -1 :30 & 7:30: Common Thread CommunityChorus of Toronto. The Power of Song.Guest: Zach Stevenson, voice & guitar. Met·ropolitan Community Church, 115 SimpsonAvenue. 416-410-5022. ; $ l 5(advance);$ l 5(sr/st); $ l 2(sr/st advance).- 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children'sChoir. Spring Concert. Thomas Bell, musicaldirector. Royal Bank Theatre, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr. Mississauga.905-306-6000. $ 20(afternoon); $ l 8(evening).- 2:00 & 8:00: Sampradaya Dance Creations.Next Steps Series: shunya & 82. SeeMay 30.GABRIEL FAURE'sin UkrainefeaturingDeanna Hendriks, SopranoOlenka Slywynska, Mezzo-SopranoTaras Chmil, TenorAlexander Hajek, Baritonehe Talisker PlayersFriday, May 30, 2008, 8 pmEglinton St George's United Church35 Lytton Boulevard, TorontoSongs of SpringtimeGET .MUSIC! CO.NCERT G.!JL.!lELMER ISELER SINGERSLYDIA ADAMS, conductor/clinicianWith Participants of 200712008Get Aim;;ic! Educational Outreach InitiativeIn Memory of John C. BirdFriday, May 30, 2008, 8:00 pmMetropolitan United Church56 Queen Street East (between Bond and Church Streets)For Ticket Information Please Call: 416-217-0537Etobicoke School of the Arts - Trish Warnock, conductorForest Hill Collegiate Institute - Linda Kreiner, conductorMary Ward Secondary School - Maura McGroarty, conductorNorthern Secondary School - Dr. Timothy Sullivan, conductorNorth Toronto Collegiate Institute - Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, conductorSt. Elizabeth C.H.S. - Michelle Janzen, conductorSt. Mary's Secondary, Cobourg - Tanya Earle, conductorFriday, May 30, 2008AND STILLWE SING •••Song of HiawathaGeorge Weston Recital HallToronto Centre for the Arts I 5040 Yonge St, TorontoTickets: .00-.50Children under 12- At box office section ConlyTo Buy Tickets, call Ticketmaster:416-872-1111 or visitwww.ticketrnaster.ca42 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

- 3:00: New Music Arts Projects I soundaXis.Music for 6008 Spokes. Bicycle-musicevent, includes Kagel: Eine Brise for 111cyclists; Bicycle ballet; Terry Riley, In C.Gregory Oh, director. King Edward PS, 112Lippincott St. 416-925-3457. Free.- 4:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.Canadian Youth Opera Chorus Spring Production:Orpheus in the Underworld. Alsoselections from The Mikado presented bythe Intermediate Chorus. Ann Cooper Gay,artistic director. First Unitarian Congrega·lion, 175 St. Clair W. 416-366-0467. ;; (6 and under).- 7:00: Don Bastian/Toronto Cantata ChorusCommittee. Psalms for the Springtime:A Choir Concert and Hymn Sing. Locke: ASuite of Psalms. Handel: Hallelujah Chorus(singalong); other works. Toronto CantataChorus; Stratford Concert Choir; CanadianSinfonietta; Tak-Ng Lai, conductor. St.Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. E.877-700-3130. .- 7:00: New Adventures in Sound Art IsoundaXis. Portraits in Sound 2 + Space:The Vinyl Frontier by TradeMark G. Worksby Kajioka, Kahre, Dumas, Sinha & others.Ryerson Student Centre, Alumni Room, 55GouldSt.416-516-7413. ; .- 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.Canadian Youth Opera Chorus Spring Production:Orpheus in the Underworld. Also achoral celebration presented by the PrincipalChorus. Ann Cooper Gay, artistic director.First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. ClairWest. 416-366-0467. ; ; (6 andunder).- 7:30: Opera by Request. Puccini: Manonlescaut. Sandra Tucker, soprano; Jay Lambie,Avery Krisman, tenors; Henry Irwin,Andrew Tam, baritones; William Shookhoff,pianist & music director. College Street Unit·ed Church, 454 College St. 416-832 · 7891.; (sr/st).- 7:30: ORGANIX 08. Organ, Brass & PercussionFinale. Music by Strauss, Brahms,Rota, Dupre, Bossi & others. MassimoNosetti, organ; ORGANIX brass & percussionensemble. St. James' Cathedral, 65 ChurchSt. 416-241-9785. ; .- 7:30: Wexford Heights United Church.Helena Bowkun, piano. Works by Chopin,Beethoven, Rachmaninoff & Faure. 2102Lawrence Ave.E. 416-757-0676..- 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. X.Guests: Olivier Fortin, harpsichord; MatthewJennejohn, oboes & cornetto. Calvin Presby·terian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-2943.; .- 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.In Concert. Saint-Saens: Symphony No.3; Stamitz: Concerto for Viola and Orches-Opera By RequestPresentsGiacomo Puccini 'sMANON LESCAUTin concertSandra Tucker Jay Lambie Henry IrwinWilliam Shookhoff, DirectorSaturday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.College St. United Church - N/W Comer Bathurst/CollegeTickets - , Students/Seniors - Info/Reservations call ( 416) 455-2365 or visit operabvrequest.caTICKETPsalmsforth~~pringtimiGet y~~r seat,t A Choir Concert andHymn SingSaturday, May 31, 7:00 p.m.Toronto Cantata ChorusStratford Concert ChoirCanadian SinfoniettaTak-Ng Lai, ConductorIan Sadler, OrganSt. Paul 's Bloor Street227 Bloor Street East 5 General Admissionwww.ch oi rand hymns ing .corntra, Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 & others.Davis Brownstone, viola; Travis Nixon, horn;Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke's UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne. 416·925-9872x2066. ; (advance); (13 and under).- 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Inconcert. Renaissance madrigals, partsongs,folksongs, Broadway, works by Canadiancomposers & other works. Harris Loewen,conductor; Henry Renglich, accompanist.Royal York Road United Church, 851 RoyalYork Rd. 416-239-1131 x49. .- 8:00: Toronto Saxophone Society. Musicfor Saxophone and Voices. Mark Laver, saxophone.Arraymusic Studio, 60 Atlantic Ave.416-558-9457. ; (sr/st/child).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra, SaturdayMasterworks 2 · Kovacevich PlaysBrahms. See May 29.- 8:08: Series 8:08. See May 29.- 8:30: Toronto Chamber Opera Productions.Three Operas in One Hour. See May30.- 9:00: Music Gallery I soundaXis. Frances-MarieUitti & Lori Freedman - Ouo Performance.Saariaho: Di Kuu; Lindberg:Steamboat Bill Junior; Xenakis: Charisma;Brown: December 1952; improvisations. LoriFreedman, clarinet; Frances-Marie Uitti, cello.197 John St. 416-925-3457. ; (sr);(st).Sunday June 01- 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. SundayConcerts · Taffanel Wind Ensemble.McMichael Gallery, 10365 Islington Avenue,Kleinburg. 905-893-l 121 / 888-213-1121.Free w gallery admission: ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Les AMIS Concerts I soundaXis.Cantus Ensemble of Zagreb. Works by Seletkovic,Sipus, Dedic, Detoni & Pepa. BerislavSipus, conductor; guests: Lynn Kuo, violin;Lauren Phillips, mezzo; Dennis Patrick,electronics; Joseph Macerollo, accordion.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street W.905-773-7712. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Music Gallery I soundaXis. ConcreteToronto Music. See May 25. OntarioScience Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416-204-1080. Free with admission to DSC: ;$13.50(sr/st). Or ; (sr/st) with busfrom Music Gallery at 12:45.- 2:00: Penthelia Singers. A Victorian Salon.Works by Brahms, Schumann, Gilbertand Sullivan & others. Emilie Lorn, harp;Judith deHaney, accompanist; Alice Malach,conductor. St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St.E. 416-229-0094. ; .- 2:00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. Celebrationof Yiddish Music and the 60th Anniversaryof the Founding of Israel. MiriamEskin, soprano; Artour Razgoev, tenor; DavidWeiss, baritone; Herman Rombouts, bass;Lina Zemelman, piano; instrumental ensemble;Alexander Veprinsky, conductor. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-0936. ; (sr/st); freel12 & under).- 3:00: Margot Rydall & Ivan Zilman. CelebratingReflective. Works by Mozart, Bach,Chopin, Corea. Margot Rydall, flute; IvanZilman, guitar. Beach Hebrew Institute, 109Kenilworth Ave. 416-463-1011. Free withdonation.- 3:30: Tees & Carver. In Recital. Works byMahler, Brahms, Finzi & Vaughan Williams.Andrew Tees, baritone; Kate Carver, piano.Eastminster United Church, 310 DanforthAve. 416-846-6045. ; .- 4:00: Choir of Christ Church Deer Park.Favourite Anthems and Canticles. Works bySumsion, Wesley, Hill, Weelkes, Howells &others; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, director; Dermo!Muir, assistant organist. 1570 YongeSt.416·920-5211. .- 4:00: Vivace Vox. Music of Andrew LloydWebber. Christine Kim, accompanist; LindaEyman, director. Church of St. Leonard, 25Wanless Ave. 416-455-9238. ; (st/sr);(family).- 4:30: New Music Arts Projects I soundaXis.Acoustic Gambol · Chamber Music forFound Objects. Composers Minden & Hallettcombine waterphones, bowed saws, theremin,toy piano, found-object percussion,Toronto Jewish Folk Choir)·Cor:iductor: Alexander Veprinskiy'1-l · ·-,·,.... JAccompanist: l:ina Zemelman -- ··• :. ,,. c. ........P;resents . ·•. _i, -, 1,t. l , (' I •: \. •its 82nd Annp~I $priilg .ConcertSunday, Jun~ 1, ;zoQ.8,2:00 pm! tLeah Posluns Theatre./ " ( ,.,-; 4588 Bathurst St/feat,!Jring:•.• -iJ ~... 'yOifnFidlft ,, ; , I"- .. 1,.-. l?.Y "!~di~ir Hejfetz . ,'"-~a~ ~ P,f.l a story b~ Sholem Ale1chemanq ~ Me~\~Y of Songs of Hope.and Peace··, ni"~~kfryg the 6~ 1 h Annivers~_ryL • • ,·.,( _. l ~1 -.-o,f t.~f Founding of Israelt 1 1=0r more information:" ., I 7phor:ie: 416-593-0750e-mail: tjfolkchoir@sympatico.cawww.winchevskycentre.org/ institutions/choir.htmlM AY 1 - JUNE 7 2008 WWW, TH EWHO LENOTE,COM 43

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