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Volume 14 - Issue 8 - May 2009

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WHOLENOTE LISTINGSSECTIONS 1-4: INTRODUCTIONSECTIONS 1-4: INTRODUCTIONWholeNote listings are arranged in four distinct sections:1) Concerts in Toronto & GTA (Greater Toronto Area)(page 22-37)2) Concerts Beyond the GTA (page 38-39)3) Jazz in Clubs (page 40-41)4) Announcements ... EtCetera (page 41-44)SECTION 1: Toronto & GTA covers all of the City of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.SECTION 2: Beyond the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario, outside Toronto and the GTA. (Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4on the map below.)There is a colour version of this map on our website atwww.thewholenote.com, showing the boundaries betweenzones. On the website, all listings can be searched by zoneas well as by musical genre.67325481City of TorontoLISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTANote: Music theatre productions with extendedruns appear in the daily listings only ontheir first performance of the month. Subsequentperformance dates appear at the end ofthat primary listing. For show times, call thephone number given in the listings.Listings for the following extended runproductions may be found on the dates below:Anne of Green Gables: May 7Jersey Boys: May 1Riverdance: May 19Sunday in the Park with George: May 1(Beyond GTA)The Sound of Music: May 1We Will Rock You: May 1West Side Story: May 2 (Beyond GTA)Friday May 01— 10:00am to 8:30pm: York UniversityDepartment of Music. World Music Festival.Gareth and Lindy Burgess’ Caribbean Ensemble;Catherine Wilson’s African-AmericanPiano Players; Kim Chow-Morris’ ChineseOrchestra; Charles Hong’s Korean Drum Ensemble,Linda Caplan’s Japanese Ensemble;and others. Martin Family Lounge, Room 219and Room 235 Accolade East Building, YU,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.— 7:00: Mirvish Productions. Dora theExplorer. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria St.416-872-1212. -. Also May 2 and 3.— 7:00: Randolph Young Company.Schoolhouse Rock Live. Ahrens, Dorough,Frishberg, Mandry, Newall and Yohe. Basedon the educational cartoon series. BathurstStreet Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-872-1111. . Also May 2, 3, 8, 9, 10.— 7:00: Studio Recital of Derrick Lewis& Meri Dolevski-Lewis. Stars and Planets.Oriole-York Mills United Church, 2609 BayviewAve. 647-238-2921. Free.— 7:30: Mirvish Productions. The Sound ofMusic. Rodgers & Hammerstein. Princess ofWales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -0. Also May 2, 3, 6-10, 13-17, 19-24, 26-31, June 2-7 and beyond.— 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Favouritesfrom Bach to Broadway. Corinne Lynch,Bernie Lynch and Laura Schatz, soloists; chamberorchestra; J. Bev Stainton, artistic director;Anne Marie Leonard, accompanist. GlenAbbey United Church, 1469 Nottinghill Gate,Oakville. 905-845-5359. ; (child).— 7:30: Opera Atelier. The Coronation ofPoppea. Monteverdi. Peggy Kriha-Dye, soprano(Poppea); Michael Maniaci, male soprano(Nero); Kimberly Barber, mezzo (Ottavia); JoãoFernandes, bass (Ottone); Olivier Laquerre,bass-baritone (Seneca); Carla Huhtanen, soprano(Drusilla); and others; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra; Marshall Pynkoski, director;David Fallis, conductor. Elgin Theatre, 189Yonge St. 416-872-5555. -5;(st). Also May 2.— 7:30: Organix 09. Opening Festival Concert:Dame Gillian Weir, organ. Works byBach, Scarlatti, Brahms, Hindemith, Mulet,Slonimsky and Mushel. Church of the HolyTrinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-241-9785. ;SECTION 3: Jazz in Clubs is organized alphabetically by club.SECTION 4: Announcements ... EtCetera is for lectures,symposia, master classes and other music-related events(except performances) that may be of interest to our readers.A general word of caution: a phone number is provided withevery WholeNote listing – in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled orpostponed; and artists or venues may change after listingsare published. Please check before you go out to a concert.How to ListListings in the WholeNote in the four sections above are afree service available, in our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no laterthan the 15th of the month prior to the issue or issues inwhich your listing is eligible to appear. Please note, the nextissue covers the period from June 1-July 7, 2009, so listingsmust be received by May 15.Listings can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.comor by fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address onpage 6. We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call416-323-2232 x27 for further information on listings.May Installations by John Gzowski/Camellia Koo @ the Loop Studio& Kevin T. Allen @ the Gladstone HotelMay 8 & 10 @ 8 PM Feedback Fred & Audio Ballerinaperformances @ the Loop StudioMay 22 - 28 i dont want to be an inside me anymoresolo theatre work @ the Loop StudioMay 28 - 30 Radio Without Boundaries Conferencefor radio & sound artists, producers & enthusiasts@ the LOOP Centre22 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009

(sr/st). Inaugural concert of Casavant Opus3095.— 7:30: Oshawa Durham Symphony Orchestra.Around the World with Disney.Scores from Disney films, with screenings.Marco Parisotto, conductor. P.C.Ho Theatre,5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 905-579-6711. ; (st).— 7:30: Upper Canada Choristers. Heartof Peace. Jenkins: The Armed Man – A Massfor Peace; Fraser: Heart of Peace; and Latin-American songs. With orchestra and videoprojections; guests: Allenby Junior PublicSchool Choir; Cantemos; Laurie Evan Fraser,conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-256-0510. ; (advance);free(under 12).— 8:00: All The King’s Voices. 15th AnniversaryGala Cabaret. Celtic, Canadian, G&S,musical theatre and jazz. David J. King, conductor;guests: St. Joseph’s Morrow ParkH.S. Senior Jazz Ensemble; Daniel Godin,conductor; Ian McIntosh, piper. Toronto BotanicalGardens, 777 Lawrence Ave. E. 416-225-2255. . Refreshments, prizes and silentauction. SOLD OUT.— 8:00: DanCap Productions. Jersey Boys.Gaudio & Crewe. Eric Bates (Tommy deVito),Joseph Leo Bwarie (Frankie Valli), AndrewRannells (Bob Gaudio), Steve Gouveia (NickMassi), and others; Des McAnuff, director;Sergio Trujillo, choreographer. Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111.-5. Also May 2, 3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31, June 2-7 and beyond.— 8:00: DanceWorks. Harbourfront Next-Steps Series. Jenn Goodwin: Accidents forEvery Occasion; Susie Burpee: Mischance andFair Fortune. Enwave Theatre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. ; (sr/st).Also May 2.— 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Demon. Harman:Harp Concerto; Ishii: Saidoki; Corigliano: ThreeHallucinations; Schmidt: new music for choraleand orchestra. Erica Goodman, harp; RyanScott, percussion; Nathaniel Dett Chorale;Alex Pauk, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductors.Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; (sr); (st). 7:15: Preconcertchat.— 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Diana Krall: Quiet Nights World Tour.Jazz vocalist/pianist with 45-piece orchestra.Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255.-7.— 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Michael Kaeshammer. Jazz pianist andvocalist. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. .50 (price includes upcomingCD). Also May 2.— 8:00: Michel Berube. In Concert. Guests:Kathryn Rose, Marla Walters, vocals; JamieOakes, guitar; Orrin Isaacs, bass; Mark Lalama,piano; Davide Direnzo, drums. FleckDance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 209Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .50;.50(sr/st).— 8:00: Mirvish Productions. We WillRock You. Music of Queen. Panasonic Theatre,651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. -. AlsoMay 2, 3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31, June 2-7 and beyond.— 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Sondheim: Merrily We Roll Along. 3600 KingstonRd. 416-396-4049. ; (sr/st).Also May 2, 3, 7-10 14-16.— 8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble for MedievalMusic. The wounde of wilfulle longynge:Music for the medieval English mystics. SaintThomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron St.416-638-9445. ; (st/sr/unwaged).— 8:00: Spotlight Musical Productions.A Grand Night for Singing. Fairview LibraryTheatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-221-3904. . Also May 2.— 8:30: Living Arts Centre Mississauga.Glen Woodcock Celebrates the Big Bands.Swing Shift Big Band. 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. and up.Saturday May 02— 11:00am, 2:00 & 5:00: Mirvish Productions.Dora the Explorer. See May 1.— 1:30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra. Symphony and Dance. Stravinsky:Petrouchka (excerpts). Guests: Ballet Creole;Alain Trudel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -. 1:00 &3:00: pre-concert performances.— 2:00 & 7:00: Randolph Young Company.Schoolhouse Rock Live. See May 01.— 3:00: Wexford Heights United Church.Concert With A Cause. Wexford Heights ChancelChoir; Andre Rakus, director; William Turnbull,accompanist; Chancel Choir of TrinityUnited Church Peterborough; Robert Grandy,director. 2102 Lawrence Ave. E. 416-757-0676. ; (sr/st); free(children 12 andunder).— 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz Vespers.Joe Sealy, piano; Paul Novotny, bass.2000 Queen St. E. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering.— 7:00: Etobicoke School of the Arts.Jazz Night at Assembly Hall. Guests: JAZZ-FM91 Youth Band. 1 Colonel Samuel SmithPark Dr. 416-394-6910 X5. ; (sr/st).— 7:00: Jacob Lakirovich, Larisa &Vladimir Niurenberg. Spring in Bloom.Violin and piano music. Chinese Gospel Church,2610 Birchmount Rd. 416-735-7499. .— 7:30. Etobicoke Youth Choir. Enter withSinging. Westway United Church, 8 TemplarDr. 416-231-9120. ; free(under 12).— 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Sing Sea to Sea.Works by Glick, Willcocks, Cable, Rutter,Schutz and Gabrieli. Lydia Adams, artisticdirector; guests: True North Brass; 100 highschool students. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-446-0188. .— 7:30: Oakham House Choir of RyersonUniversity. The Creation. Haydn. Katie Murphy,soprano; Stuart Howe, tenor; AndrewTees, baritone; Matthew Jaskiewicz, musicdirector. Bloor Street United Church, 300Bloor St. W. 416-214-0183 x13. ;(advance); (st).— 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Favouritesfrom Bach to Broadway. See May 1.— 7:30: Opera Atelier. The Coronation ofPoppea. See May 1.— 7:30: Toronto Children’s Chorus. TheMagic of Music. Programme includes Luftspring:The Choristers; also Canadian andMaori music. Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ; (sr/st).— 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. The Three Ls:Love, Lust and Longing. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-699-5879. ;.— 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.Mozart’s Greatest Hits. Mozart: Requiem andother works. Robert Raines, conductor. RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st); (children under12).— 8:00: DanceWorks. See May 1.— 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Michael Kaeshammer. See May 1.— 8:00: Michel Berube. In Concert. SeeMay 1.— 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir.Sounds of Celebration. Programme includesnew work by Dolloff. RBC Theatre, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. ; (sr/st); (child12 and under).— 8:00: Music Gallery. Gilliam: Poemsfrom a Love Triangle. Gregory Oh, piano; MarionNewman, mezzo; Declan Whelehan, actor.197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (sr/st).— 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. The Infinityof Love: Music of the Courtesans of 15thand16th-Century Italy. Hallie Fishel, soprano/lira da braccio; John Edwards, lute. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. -.— 8:00: Newchoir. Liftin’ Ya Higher. Costelloto Radiohead with a choral twist. Ian Crowley,musical director; Newchoir and the NewchoirBand. Ryerson Theatre, 43 Gerrard St. E.416-939-7170. .— 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Rising Stars Series: Academy Symphony Orchestra.Music by Schubert, Handel, Ryan,Beethoven, Vivaldi and Piazzolla. MazzoleniHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x321.Free.— 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Merrily We Roll Along. See May 1.— 8:00: Spotlight Musical Productions.See May 1.— 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall. VancouverSymphony Orchestra. Debussy:Prélude à l’apres-midi d’un faune; Ryan: TheLinearity of Light; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody ona Theme of Paganini; Shostakovich: SymphonyNo.5. Avan Yu, piano; Bramwell Tovey, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -5.Sunday May 03— 4:30am: New Adventures in SoundArt. Deep Wireless: International Dawn ChorusDay Celebration. A chorus of sound initiatedby birds at sunrise. Lakefront PromenadePark, 800 Lakefront Promenade, Mississauga.416-652-5115. Free.— 11:00am, 2:00pm & 5:00pm: MirvishProductions. Dora the Explorer. See May 1.— 11:00am & 3:00pm: Randolph YoungCompany. Schoolhouse Rock Live. See May1.— 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Taffanel Wind Ensemble. Classical trio offlute, clarinet and bassoon. 10365 IslingtonAve., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. ; (sr/st).— 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. SimonBoccanegra. Verdi. Paolo Gavanelli, baritone(Simon); Tamara Wilson, soprano (Amelia);Mikhail Agafanov, tenor (Gabrielle); PhillipEns, bass (Fiesco); Daniel Sutin , baritone (Paolo);and others; COC Orchestra and Chorus; IanJudge, director; Marco Guidarini, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5.Also May 7.— 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. GermanSpanish Salon: The Nightingale’s Flight fromSouth to North. Music from Granados toBrahms. Monica Whicher, Lucia Cesaroni,sopranos; Russell Braun, baritone; CarolynMaule, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).— 2:00: Royal York Road United Church.Jazz at Royal York: Tribute to Hoagy Carmichael.Joe Sealy Quartet. 851 Royal YorkRd. 416-231-9401. ; (sr/st).— 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Merrily We Roll Along. See May 1.— 2:00: Trio Bravo. Concert No.3. Schumann:Fairy-Tale Pictures; Mozart: Sonata ine; Selleck: Three Piano Preludes; Bruch: DoubleConcerto for Clarinet and Viola. All SaintsKingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W.416-242-2131. ; (sr/st).— 2:30: Alicier Arts Chamber Music.Gypsy Airs. Bartok: Hungarian Folksongs forflute and piano; Haydn: “Gypsy” Trio; Fedrigo:new commissioned work. Mirobolus jazzstring trio; Phoebe Tsang, violin; AleksandarGajic, violin and viola; Stephanie Chua, piano;Kimberley Schemeit, flute; Bret Higgins, bass;and others. St. George’s on-the-Hill AnglicanChurch, 4600 Dundas St. W. 416-731-3599.; (sr/st); (adv).— 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Heroesand Villains. Music from Lord of the Rings,also film music by Williams. Doug Manning,artistic director. Markham Theatre, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469..50; .50(sr/st).Toronto Classical SingersSunday May 3, 20094:00 P MBrahmsA German RequiemChrist Church Deer Park1570 Yonge St.(at Heath St. W)ConductorJurgen PetrenkoSoloistsMarion Samuel-StevensSopranoBruce KellyBaritoneAccompanied byThe Talisker Players OrchestraTicketsAdult: Student/Seniors: On Line: www.totix.caT: 416-433-1490www.torontoclassicalsingers.orgMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM23

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