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Volume 13 - Issue 8 - May 2008

Includes the 2008 Canary Pages

... SECTION 2: Beyond

... SECTION 2: Beyond the GT AChurch, 2121 Caroline St., Burlington. 905-527-1618. ; 1sr); 1st).- 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Masterworks 5 · The Power of Destiny.Brahms: Tragic Overture Op.81 & Alto RhapsodyOp.53; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9.James Sommerville, conductor; Laura Whelan,Anita Krause, Kurt Lehmann, John Fanning,soloists; Bach Elgar Choir; Grand PhilharmonicChamber Singers. Hamilton Place, 1 SummersLane, Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -;-1sr); lst); lch).- 8:00: Karen Schuessler Singers. Blue­Note. Jazz. Denise Pelley, vocals; StephenHolowitz, piano; KSS Jazz Ensemble. Wesley­Knox United Church, 91 Askin St., London.519-858-3202. Advance: ; 1sr); Olst); door: ; $ l 71sr); Olst); free 16·12).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signatures B. See May 30.- 8:00: The Harlequin Singers. Broadwayand Beyond. See May 30.- 8:00: Uxbridge Chamber Choir. Orff:Carmina Burana. Thomas Baker, conductor.Sunderland Town Hall, 120 River St., Sunderland.905-852-2676. .Sunday June O 1- 2:00: The Harlequin Singers. Broadwayand Beyond. See May 30.- 01 2:30: Brampton Festival Singers. ASinging Garden Goes to the Proms. RobertHennig, artistic director. Royal Ambassa ­dor Events Centre, 15430 Innis Lake Road,Caledon . 905-789-8045. ; .501sr).- 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Generations 4: An Exploration of Colour. Russian& French music. Edwin Outwater, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 QueenStreet North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570.-; 1st/child).- 3:00: Sharon Temple Music Society.Songs ofEarth and Heaven. Songs by Mozart.Poulenc, Faure, Debussy, Messiaen & Weill.Suzie Le Blanc, soprano; Robert Kortgaard,piano. Temple of the Children of Peace, 18974Leslie St., Sharon . 416-597-7840. .- 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. Sounds of aSummer Night: Go for Baroque. Bach: Concer·to & Suite and more. Members & friends ofSymphony Hamilton; James R. McKay, musicdirector. St. Matthew's Anglican Church, 126Plains Rd. East, Burlington. 905-526-6690.,,.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society I Guartetfest. Young Art·ist Concert I. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; Olsr); lst).Tuesday June 03- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society I Guartetfest. In Concert.Beethoven: Quartet Op. 18, No. 2 in G;Bartok: Quartet. No. 3; Mendelssohn:Quartet in I Op. 80. Hyperion String Quartet.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;$ l 51sr); Olst).Thursday June 05- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society I Guartetfest. In Concert.Penderecki String Quartet; HyperionString Quartet; winners of the PSQ ChamberMusic Prize 2008. Maureen ForresterHall, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; 1sr); 1st).Friday June 06- 8:00: Grand River Chorus. Double ChoirSplendour. A cappella pieces. Our Lady ofLaSalette, 88 Regional Road 67, La Salette,Norfolk County. 519-841 -9708 .1adult); 1sr/st); lhigh school st);12 & under).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society I Guartetfest. Young Art·ist Concert II. Maureen Forrester Hall,Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; Olsr); $Sisti.Saturday June 07- 8:00: Grand Philharmonic Choir. PrimadonnaChara/is. Guests: Mary Lou Falli s,soprano; Peter Tiefenbach, piano; HowardDyck, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101Queen St. N. Kitchener. 519-5 78-1570/800-265-8977. -.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society I Windfest. Beethoven:Quintet Op. 16; Poulenc: Trio for oboe,bassoon, and piano; & other works.Windiest Players II. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. 15; lsr); $Sisti.... 2: CONCERTS:Beyond the GTAends hereLISTINGS: SECTION 3: MUSIC THEATRE, OPERA,DANCE: DATES AND COMPLETE RUNSN.B. For SECTION 3 criteria, see page 30A Midsummer Night's Dream. Luminato. June 6-15 Call for times. See GTA June 6.Black Grace - Short Works. World Stage 2008. May 1, 2: 8:00. See GTA May 1.Bravado! On Broadway. Bravado! Show Choir. Barrie. May 23, 24: 8:00. SeeBeyond the GTA May 23.Broadway and Beyond. The Harlequin Singers. Burlington. May 30: 8:00. SeeBeyond the GTA May 30.Canadian Explosion: A Musical Revue. Stage West Theatre Hotel. April 24-July 6.Call for times. See GT A May 1CIRCA· The Space Between. World Stage 2008. May 6, 7, 8. See GTA May 6.Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. dance Immersion 2008. May 29: 8:00,May 30, 31: 1 :00 & 8:00. See GTA May 29.Cole Porter: Anything Goes. County Theatre Group. Picton. May 2, 3: 7:30. May4: 2:00. See Beyond the GTA May 2.Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande. Canadian Opera Company. May 6, 9, 14, 17, 20,22: 7:30, May 24: 4:30, May 11: 2:00. See GTA May 6.Denise Fujiwara. CanAsian International Dance Festival. !Program C). May 2:7:00, May 3, 9:00. See GTA May 2.Donizetti: Don Pasquale. Opera by Request. May 24: 7:30. See GTA.40th Anniversary Ruby Celebration. Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. June 2: 8:00. GTA.Guys and Dolls. Alexander Singers and Players. May 2, 3, 8, 9, 10: 7:30, May 4,11: 2:00. See GTA May 2.Hatch: Reaching for Nothing: Water's Thirst. NUMUS. Waterloo. May 1, 2:8:00. See Beyond the GT A May 1.last Five Years. Proscenium Theatre. Port Hope. May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10: 8:00. May 4:2:00. See Beyond the GTA May 1.let it Be, the Magical Music of the 60s. Windmill Theatre Productions. May 2,3: 8:00. See GTA May 2.Melanie Demers. Dancemakers. May 22, 23, 24: 8:00. See GTA May 22.Mozart Dances. Luminato. June 6, 7: 7:30. See GTA June 6.Music for 6008 Spokes. New Music Arts Projects I soundaXis. May 31: 3:00. See GTA.Music of Andrew Lloyd-Webber. Vivace Vox. June 1: 4:00. See GTAMusical Celebration of the Great White Way. Jubilee United Church. May 23: 7:30. See GT A.Musical Journey from Ukraine to Canada. Shevchenko Ensemble. May 25: 2:00. See GTA.My Fair lady. Dancap Productions. May 8, 9: 8:00, May 10: 2:00. See GTA May 8.Next Steps Series: shunya & 82. Sampradaya Dance Creations. May 30: 8:00. See GTA.Oliver! Ontario Pioneer Camp Clearwater Players. May 27, 28, 29: 8:00, May 30:11 :00. See GT A May 27.On Broadway. Star Potential Studios. May 20, 21 : 7:00. See May 20 GTA.Kismet. Civic Light Opera Company. May 21 -June 8. Call for times. See GTA May 21 .Operatic Showcase VIII/. Opera Belcanto of South Simcoe. May 25: 3:30. SeeBeyond the GTA May 25 .Orpheus in the Underworld. Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. May 31 : 4:00 & 7:30. GTA.Pleu(Rire}: The World of Aperghis. New Music Arts Projects I soundaXis. May 30: 9:00. GTA.Puccini: Manon lescaut. Opera by Request. May 31 : 7:30. See GTA.Rapunzel: The Girl with the Golden Hair. Solar Stage Children's Theatre. May10-25: 11 :OOam & 2:00. See GTA May 10.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series. - Opera "a Casa." CanadianOpera Company. May 20: 12:00 noon. See GTA.Richardson & Chan: Sanctuary Song. Tapestry New Opera Works I TheatreDirect I LuminaTO. June 7-14 Call for times. See GTA June 7.Rouse: Dennis Cleveland. Luminato. June 7: 4:00 & 9:00, June 8: 7:00. See GTA.Series 8:08. Season Finale. May 29, 30: 8:08. See GTA May 29.Seussical Jr. Brampton Musical Theatre. May 9: 1 :00 & 7:00, May 10: 4:00 &7:00. See GTA May 9.Sixth Annual South Asian Music Series. Small World Music. 4 May: 5:30. See GTA.Songs of the Earth/This We Know. Oakville Children's Choir. May 24: 7:30. See GTA.Stars of the list Century- International Dance Gala. Toronto Centre for theArts. May 4: 8:00. See GT A.The Mikado. St. James United Church. May 8, 9: 7:30, May 10: 2:00. See GTA May 8.The Pied Piper. Solar Stage Children's Theatre. 11 :OOam & 2:00. See GTA June 7.The Ugly Duckling. Solar St age Children's Theatre. May 3, 4: 11 :OOam & 2:00 .See GTA May 3.The Whole Shebang '08. Andrea Nann Dreamwalker Dance Company. May 9:8:00. See GTA.Three Operas in One Hour. Toronto Chamber Opera Productions. May 30, 31:8:30. See GT A May 30.Toronto Tarantella Project. ArtWorld Productions. May 2, 3: 8:00. See GTA May 2.Tribal Crackling Wind & lnDANCE. CanAsian International Dance Festival!Program A). May 1: 7:00, May 2: 9:00. See GTA May 1.Twilight Cabaret. Smile Theatre. May 2: 2:00. See GTA.WenWei Dance, Soojung Kwon & Chitralekha Odissi Dance Creations.CanAsian International Dance Festival. (Program BI May 1: 9:00, May 3: 7:00.See GTA May 1.Wonderful Town . Shaw Festival. Niagara-on-the-Lake. April 1- October 5. Call fortime s. See Beyond the GT A May 24.48 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE ,COM MAY 1 - jUNE 7 2008

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May 25 Bob BroughOuartet.Every Thu Girls Night Out Jam w/ LisaPartice/li.Chick N' Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363www.chickndeli.comEvery Tue Jam NightM AY 1 - ) UNE 7 2008Every First Mon Advocats Big BandEvery Third Mon George lake Big Band.Cobourg, The533 Parliament St.416-913-7538Commensal, Le655 Bay St. 416-596-9364www .commensal.caMusic Fridays & Saturdays6:30 pm · 9:30 pmNo Cover ChargeMay 2 Dan Eisen. May 3 leon Kings tone,Dan Eisen. May 9 Ashley St. Pierre. May 10Beverly Taft, Dan Eisen. May 16 SophiaPerlman, Adrean Farrugia. May 17 WarrenGrieg, Dan Eisen. May 23 Margot Roi. May24 Elizabeth Shepherd, Dan Eisen. May 30Kira Callahan. May 31 Don Campbell, DanEisen.The Concord Cafe937 Bloor St W. 416 532-3989The Corktown175 Young St. Hamilton 905-572-9242Every Wed Big Band Wednesdays w/DarcyHepner: The Music of Thad Jones.Dominion on Queen500 Queen St. East 416-368-6893www.dominononqueen.comMay 2 Ilana Waldston. May 3 Bill Colgate,Humber Jazz Night. May 6 Gypsy Jazz Jam.May 8 Brian Rose little Bigband. May 13Gypsy Jazz Jam. May 17 Bill Colgate, KyleMcGyle Experience. May 18 Tony G'sBirthday Bash. May 20 Gypsy Jazz Jam.May 23 George Grossman's BohemianSwing. May 24 Bill Colgate, Jack ZurawskiOuartet. May 26 Big Smoke Big Band. May27 Gypsy Jazz Jam. May 29 Mega City BigBand. May 30 Maureen Kennedy. May 31Bill Colgate, Bernie Senensky.Eton House710 Danforth Ave. 416-466-6161First Sunday of Every Month Joel Hartt.Free Times Cafe320 College St.Gate 403403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930www.gate403.comMay 1 Sarah Jerrom Jazz Trio, The Peddlers.May 2 Mike Feld Jazz Duo, Joanna Moon.May 3 Brian Gladstone, Melissa Boyce andKevin Laliberte. May 4 Starry Nights, JackZorawski Jazz Trio. May 5 JoshuaGoodmanDuo, Alex Coleman. May 6 AraujoHarnett and Rahbek Jazz Trio, Julian Fauthand James Thomson Blues Duo. May 7 ZachSutton and the Jazz Stallions, Patrick Tevlin'sNew Orleans Duo. May 8 Miss and the BlueCallers, The Outlanders. May 9 MorganSadler, Max Senitt Latin Band. May 10 BillHeffernan and his friends, Mood Swing. May11 Shannon Butcher and Cam Mccarroll,Cocktail Jazz Band. May 12 Julie McGregor,Bartek Kozmiski. May 13 Ken Yoshioka BluesDuo,JulianandJames Thomson. May 14Amy Medvick Bossa Nova Guitar Solo,Patrick Tevlin's New Orleans Duo. May 15Chantelle Wilson Jazz Band, String Theory.May 16 Vantana 5 Jazz Band, Paul GiordnaoLatin Jazz Band. May 17 Bill Heffernan andhis friends, Eric St. Laurent Jazz Band. May18 France St. Ouartet, Peter Hill Jazz Trio.May 19 Ernesto CerviniJazz Band, KevinLaliberte. May 20 Ted Hawkins duo, JulianFauth and James Thomson Blues Duo. May21 Rhonda TakichJazzDuo, Patrick Tevlin'sNew Orleans Duo. May 22 Kenny SimonGuitar Solo, Lisa Cho and Jim Finlayson JazzDuo. May 23 Fraser Melvin Blues Band,Rachel Persaud Jazz. May 24 Bill Heffernanand his friends, Serafin: The littlest JazzOrchestra. May 25 AmyNoubarian Jazz Duo,Joel VisentinJazz Trio. May 26 Bill EvansTrio, Ori Dagan: Swinging at Gate 403. May27 Blue Canoe, Julian Fauth and JamesThomson. May 2 8 Glenda Del Monte, PatrickTevlin's New Orleans Ouo. May 29 MicheleLawrence Jazz Trio, Cyndi Carleton. May 30Klaus Anselm: Das Ouartet, ElizabethShepherd. May 31 Bill Heffernan and MaryRanking with friends, Mr. Rick and theBiscuits Blues and Swing Trio.Grossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-1210www.grossmanstavern.comEvery Mon Laura Hubert BandEvery Tue Brokenjoe of' timey tuesdays.Every Sat Matinee The Happy Pals.Every Sun Night Nicola Vaughan AcousticJam, The Nationals with Brian Caber-DoubleSlide Guitar Open Stage Jam.Home Smith BarThe Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comMay 2 Plakaso Duo. May 3 Chase Sanborn.May 9 Dusty Bohdan Duo. May 10 PeterSmith Trio. May 16 Andre Roy Duo. May 17Russell Drago Trio. May 23 Kira CallahanDuo. May 24 Richard Whiteman Trio. May30 Bryan Toner Trio.Hot House CateMarket Square, 416-366-7800Every Mon Jazz Brunch with the KenChurchill Ouartet.Hugh's Room2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604www.hughsroom.comMay 1 Mandy Lagan. May 2 McFlies. May 3Rik Emmett. May 4 The Warrior Bard. K e/lyJoe Phelps. May 5 Humber College SummerSongwriting Workshop Showcase. May 7Christine Lavin. May 8 Plakaso. May 9, 10Tom Paxton. May 13 Hamel! on Trial May14 The Eddies in Torono. May 15, 16 TomRush. May 17 lori Cullen. May 21 MorganDavis and Broken Joe. May 22 Afrissippi.May 231910'sSoftRockExtravaganza.May 24 Tin Pan North. May 27 CaliforniaGuitar Trio. May 28, 29 Borrowed Tunes II:Neil Young Tribute. May 31 Mike Ford CORelease.WWW, THEWHOLENOTE. CO MKristoria French Fine Dining104 Surrey St. E. Guelph519-829-3265Lula Lounge1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307www.lula.caMay 1 les Voix Du Coeur. May 2 KirkWynter/Richard Lantz, lady Son. May 3 SalsaDance Party w. Cate Cubano. May 4 luisMario Ochoa Ouintet CD launch. May 8 lulaWorld 2008: Tasa and Monsoon. May 9 FadoBlues, Aline Morales. May 10 Salsafrica.May 11 Kosa DVD launch Party andPerformance. May 15 Abhijit Pohankar. May16 Amanda Martinez. May 17 Alfredo de laFe. May 22 Emma Cook. May 23 SambaSquad Brazilian Dance Party. May 24 SalsaDance Party w/ Cache. May 28 lucy Singsthe Blues: Benefit for Lucy McCormick. May29 Autorickshaw. May 30 Najee.Liberty Bistro and Bar25 Liberty St.@ Atlantic 416-533-8828Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St. Guelph519-767-2440www.manhattans.caMezzetta681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687Wednesday Concerts in a Cate. Sets at 9 and10: 15. Reservations Recommended for firstset. May 7 Dave Young, Rob Piltch. May 14Roland Hunter, Al Henderson, Bob Mclaren.May 21 Matt Brubeck, Brian Katz. May 28David Mott, Jesse Stewart. June 4 TonyOuarrington, Bernie Senensky.Mezzrows1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-5687Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz andblues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday eveningsand a live jam every other Wednesday.N' Awl ins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Tues Stacie McGregorEvery Wed Jim Heineman Trio.Every Thu Blues Night with Guest VocalistsEvery Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St. BandEvery Sun Robi Botos.Odd Socks at Dovercourt House804 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337May 3 Shannon Butcher and her Choice Cuts.May 10 Rainbow Gardens Jazz Orchestra.May 24 Mike Daley Swing Band.Did Mill, The21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comMay 1-3 Night Fly. May 9 Blast from thepast: Almost ABBA. May 20-22 liveJive.May 23 June Garber and the GTA Swingband. May 24 liveJive. May 26-28 liveJive. May 29, 30 The Rat Pack Show. May31 CHFI Oldies w/ Mike Cooper.Orbit Room508A College St. 416-535-0613"'; .:' ,.,, ' ' "'Pantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St.Every Fri John Simoes and Aaron Peixoto.Every Sat Solo Piano: Various artists.If: , I:\ y I'). •noP,\ IJOIN US l'ORTl!F -rim1"1\ SF". OFOUR f\R:\ NDNEW Al.l', Ut\-1:KLEZIVlJ\CI-IINETI IF RL\ !l'l+ (...) l! EEN ST. \.>S~ C( >\TRSJO TC• DC>'1 C>t\Cl TO YOl lRCJ\Vl\: J)l(;JT. \ I ~I F.\ IC>R Y J"JFVICI'I !L\R OUR fl ll!SIC:\ \I \ \IWJ'.l.l j'.L\C n >R. C< l\ I49

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