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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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TheWholeNote ListingsTheWholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GreATer ToronTo AreA) covers all ofToronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durhamregions (zones 1,2,3 and 4 on the map below).B.Beyond The GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA (zones 5,6,7,and 8 on the map below). In the current issue, thereare listings for events in Ancaster, Barrie, Brantford, Cambridge,Cobourg, Collingwood, Elora, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston,Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Orillia, Owen Sound, Peterborough,Port Dover, St. Catharines, Stratford, Waterloo. Starts on page 43.C.In The CluBs (MosTly JAzz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 45.D.AnnounCeMenTs eT CeTerA is for lectures,symposia, master classes and other musicrelatedevents (except performances) thatmay be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 48.A GenerAl word of CAuTIon A phone number is provided withevery TheWholeNote listing – in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; andartists or venues may change after listings are published. Pleasecheck before you go out to a To lIsT Listings in TheWholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear.deAdlInes The next issue covers the period from May 1 to June 72010. All listings must be received by 6pm Thursday April 15.lIsTInGs can be sent by e-mail to or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27for further information.lIsTInGs zone MAp Visit our website to see a detailed version ofthis map: www.thewholenote.comLakeHuronGeorgianBayLake ErieLake SimcoeLake OntarioCity of TorontoThursday April 01• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Klezmer Trajectories:Old World Jewish Fusion meets New WorldSurprises! Klezmer music performed by theU of T Klezmer Ensemble. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: University of Toronto. Tunesand Sonorities. Takemitsu: Eucalypts II,Ginastera: Duo; Mather: Vouvray; Rochberg:Slow Fires of Autumn. Camille Watts, flute;Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; Lori Gemmell, harp.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. Free.• 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. TSO Goes Vegas! SymphonicPops Consortium; Jack Everly, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.• 6:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Solemn Mass. Gregorian Chant. 477Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering;religious service.• 7:30: University of Toronto. WindSymphony. Sparke: Skyrider; VaughanWilliams: Rhosymedre; Cable: Images;Gibson: Resting in the Peace of His Hand;Chance: Symphony No. 2; Palej: new work.Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. ; (st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Symphony Orchestra. Dukas:La Peri fanfare; Tchaikovsky: Marche SlavOp.31; Bellini: “Oh! Quante volet” fromRomeo and Juliet; Barber: Concerto ForViolin and Orchestra Op.14 (first movement);Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c Op.67.Jessica Scarlato, soprano; Sarah Davidson-Gurney, violin; Mark Chambers, director.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $15; (sr/st).• 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. Yeston & Stone. Fairview LibraryTheatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-703-6181. .• 8:00: Dancap Productions. Jersey Boys.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 416-644-3665. -. Also Apr 2-4,6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-May 2, 4-7 andbeyond.• 8:00: Hart House. Hart House Orchestra.Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. My Mother’sLesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding. PanasonicTheatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212.A. Concerts in The GTA-. Also Apr. 2-4.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. YoungFrankenstein. Princess of Wales Theatre,300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -.Also Apr. 2-4, 6-11; 13-18.• 8:00: Music By The Bay Live. Fathead.Blues. Waterfront Bistro, 590 Liverpool Rd.,Pickering. 905-831-8661. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. YefimBronfman, piano. Beethoven: 32 Variations;Schumann: Faschingschwank aus Wien;Prokofiev: Sonata No.2; Tchaikovsky: GrandSonata in G Op.37. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:30: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Tenebrae. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering; religious service.Friday April 02• 11:00am: Humbercrest United Church.Good Friday Liturgy. Franck: Solemn Massin A. Humbercrest Chancel Choir; Melvin J.Hurst, director; with harp, cello and organ.16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122. Freewilloffering. Religious service.• 2:00: Music for Passiontide. Worksby Bach, Brahms, McIntyre, Messiaen andReger; also readings from The Sacrifice byGeorge Herbert. Thomas Fitches, organ. St.Clement’s Anglican Church, 59 Briar HillAve., 416-483-6664 x26. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation.God So Loved the World. A concert for GoodFriday. Soloists and Choir of Christ ChurchDeer Park; Lark Popov and George Vona,piano; Erica Goodman, harp. 1570 Yonge St.416-245-3151. Free (donations welcome).• 7:00: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Choral Concert. Henderson: FromDarkness to Light; also works by Daley,Willan and Pergolesi. Kingsway ChoralSociety; Pippa Lock, soprano; MargaretBardos, mezzo; Maciej Bujnowicz, baritone;Christopher Dawes, organ; Shawn Grenke,conductor; with orchestra. 2850 Bloor St.W. 416-233-1125. .• 7:00: Newman Concert Series.Matthaus Passion BWV244. Cantataby Bach. Newman Festival Chorus andOrchestra; Matthew Otto, conductor; guestsoloists. Newman Centre Chapel, 89 St.George St. 416-979-2468. $15; (st).• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Region.The Rose of Calvary. Contemporary sacredchoral works by Joseph Martin and KarlJenkins. Robert Richardson, conductor;also guest choristers, musicians and narrator.Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St.,Thornhill. 905-731-8318. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Durham Philharmonic Choir. GoodFriday. Fauré: Requiem; Handel: MessiahGOOD FRIDAY LITURGYApril 2, 11:00 amCésar Franck: Solemn Mass in Awith Harp, ’Cello and OrganHumbercrest Chancel ChoirHUMBERCREST UNITED CHURCH16 Baby Point Road(one block west off Jane, two lights above Bloor St.)416 - 767- 6122 Melvin J. Hurst, Director of MusicRev. Dr. Susanne VanderLugt, Minister26 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

(excerpts); Purcell: Thou Knowest, Lord; ThyWord is a Lantern; Evening Hymn. RobertPhillips, conductor; Marianne Turner, accompanist.St. George’s Anglican Church,51 Centre St. S., Oshawa. 905-728-1739.; (adv).• 7:30: Metropolitan United Church.How Lovely are Thy Dwellings - Music forGood Friday. Brahms: Requiem; also musicby Bach, Reger. Gisele Kulak, ChristinaStelmacovich, Charles Davidson, JamesBaldwin, soloists; Metropolitan FestivalChoir and Orchestra, Patricia Wright, musicdirector. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x51. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.Sacred Music for a Sacred Space.Tavener: Svyati; Sanders: The Reproaches;Lukaszewski: Ave Maria, Nunc Dimitis; alsoworks by Morales, Lotti, Mozart, Purcelland others. John Marshman, cello; JurgenPetrenko, organ; John Johnson, saxophone;Noel Edison, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica,83 Power St. 416-498-0422. . 6:50:Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. See Apr. 1.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. My Mother’sLesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding. See Apr. 1.• 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. MembraJesu Nostri. Oratorio by Buxtehude. DawnBailey, soprano; Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo; PaulOros, baritone; Mark Vuorinen, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-763-1695. -; -(sr);.50(under 30). 7:00: Pre-concert chat.• 8:30: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Tenebrae. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering; religious service.Saturday April 03• 11:00am & 2:00: Solar Stage.The Golden Goose. Zenon and MartynSkrzypczyk. 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. . Also Apr. 4.• 1:30: Soulpepper Theatre. Oh What aLovely War. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, 55 Mill St. 416-866-8666. -;(st). Also Apr. 6.• 2:00 & 8:00: Curtain Call Players.Titanic – the Musical. See Apr. 1.• 5:00 & 9:00: Mirvish Productions. MyMother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding.See Apr. 1.• 6:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Gloryof Easter. Excerpts from Messiah; othersacred music for the season. Elmer IselerSingers, Lydia Adams, conductor; NorthYork Temple Band, Glenn Barlow, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Asha Bhosle. Indian classical music.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -2.• 9:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Great Easter Vigil. Palestrina: PopeMarcellus Mass. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering; religiousservice.Sunday April 04• 9:30am: Church of St. MaryMagdalene. Folk Mass. 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. Freewill offering; religiousservice.• 11:00am: Church of St. MaryMagdalene. Solemn Mass. Victoria: MissaVidi Speciosa. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering; religious service.• 11:00am & 2:00: Solar Stage. TheGolden Goose. See Apr. 3.• 1:30: CAMMAC / McMichael Gallery.Cary Savage, guitar. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. $15; (sr/st).• 2:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. See Apr. 1.• 3:00: Syrinx. Sunday Salons. Glick: OldToronto Klezmer Suite; Schubert: TroutQuintet; Turina: Piano Quartet in A Op.67.Joseph Phillips, double bass; Music inCanada Piano Quartet. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; $15(st).• 7:00: Mirvish Productions. My Mother’sLesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding. See Apr. 1.Monday April 05• 2:30: York University Department ofMusic. Opera Excerpts. Stephanie Bogle,director. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto. GryphonTrio. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. ;$15(st).Tuesday April 06• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Series: Music and Ethics. Musicconcerning civil liberties and overseasconflict by Berio, Rolfe, and others. NewMusic Ensemble of the Glenn Gould School;Brian Current, conductor. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday. Randy Mills, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x224. Free.• 7:30: Soulpepper Theatre. Oh What aLovely War. See Apr. 3.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra.Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 “Classical” inD Op.25; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17in G K453; Beethoven: Symphony No.7.Christoph Eschenbach, conductor; LangLang, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. .50-9. 7:15: Preconcertchat.• 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin (preview).See Apr. 8. . • 8:00: RoyalConservatory/Batuki Music. Baaba Maal.Senegalese vocalist, with band. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society.Seven Chances. Silent film accompanied byClark Wilson, organ. Casa Loma, 1 AustinTerrace. 416-499-6262. ; (advance).Wednesday April 07• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Series: Frites with Salsa. Poulenc:Trois Novelettes; selected Improvisations;Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas. Linda Ippolito,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Massey Hall & RoyThomson Hall. Free Noon-Hour Concert:Viva! Youth Singers. Carl WoodwardRatzlaff, director. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free.• 6:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. The Gloryof Easter. Lydia Adams, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ;(sr/st).• 6:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario.Ariel Barnes, cello and Bryan Wagorn, piano.Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm St.416-536-8649. .• 7:00: Tafelmusik. Forces of Nature.Works by Vivaldi, Rameau, Geminiani, Haydn,Telemann, Buonamente. Jeanne Lamon,director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-964-6337. -.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Grease.Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. Also Apr 8-11, 13-18.Syrinx Sunday SalonspresentsMusic In Canada Piano QuartetAngela Park-piano, Akemi Mercer-violinSharon Wei-viola, Rachel Mercer-cellowith Joseph Phillips -bassTurina: Piano Quartet in A- Op.67 Glick: Old Toronto Klezmer SuiteSchubert: Trout QuintetSunday April 4, 2010 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueTickets , students $15info: 416.654.0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgApril 1 - May 7, 2010 27

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