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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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Thursday April 08Music TORONTO• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Series: Goldberg Variations. Bach’smonumental work as arranged by DmitriSitkovetsky performed by Vancouver-basedTrio Accord (Mary Sokol Brown, violin;Andrew Brown, viola; Ariel Barnes, cello.)Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Wilhelmina Tiemersma,organ. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.• 2:00: Northern District Library. ClaudiaOphardt and Colin Savage, recorder. DuetsTOKYOfrom the 17th, 18th and 20th centuries. 40Orchard QUARTETView Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 7:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.The Black ThursdayPirate (1926). Laura Silberbergperforming improvised score on piano. FoxTheatre, April 2236 Queen 8 at St. E.• 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. ; (sr/st); (child).• 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. See Apr. 1.• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra.Beethoven’s Third Symphony. Beethoven:Coriolan Overture; Symphony No. 3; Mozart:Clarinet Concerto K.622. Carmen Gassi clarinet;Kristian Alexander, conductor. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; $15(sr/st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Tokyo Quartet.Beethoven: Quartet in f Op.95 “Serioso”;Quartet in E flat Op.74 “The Harp”; Quartetin C Major Op.59 No.3 “Razumovsky.” St.Lawrence Centre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ,.SOLD OUTA. Concerts in The GTAMusic TORONTOTOKYOQUARTETThursdayApril 8 at 8 pm• 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin.Dénommé-Welch & Magowan. Opera inAnishnawbe Mowin, French and English.Ryan Allen, Gilbert Anderson, NeemaBickersteth, Catharin Carew, LawrenceCotton, and other performers; Maria Lamont,stage director; Gregory Oh, music director.Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 16Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529. .• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Forces of Nature. SeeApr. 7• 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts.Westray’s Swing House. Ron Westray andEnsemble. Studio Theatre, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. $15; (st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mass in B Minor. Bach. Sybille Rubens,soprano; Ingeborg Danz, mezzo-soprano;Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone; University of TorontoMacMillan Singers; Helmuth Rilling, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -8.Friday April 09• 12:00 noon: Metropolitan UnitedChurch. Choirs from East StroudsburgUniversity. Works by Poulenc, Hawes,Palestrina and others, followed by vocal jazzselections. James Maroney, director. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.• 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.See Apr. 8.• 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Rising Stars. Arban: Fantasie Brillante;Carnival of Venice; Guilmante: MorceauSymphonique. Rachel O’Connor, JonathonElliotson, cornet; Jacob Plachta, trombone;Hannaford Youth Band; Anita McAlister andDarryl Eaton, conductors; guests: SonorePercussion Trio. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .• 7:30: Let’s Duet. “So In Love” Double CDRelease Concert. Operatic favourites, jazzstandards, popular and Persian folk songs.Sepideh Eslahjou, soprano; Brett Chapman,tenor; Danny McErlain, piano. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-480-0967.; (with double CD); (2 ticketsand double CD).• 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. See Apr. 1.• 8:00: Heliconian Club. Kinderszenen.Works by Schumann and other composers.35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. .• 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. SeeApr. 08.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Fireworks!Mozart: Divertimento K.138; Saint-Saens:Caprice; Waxman: Carmen Fantasy; Schmidt:Piano Concerto No. 6; Piazzolla: Four forTango; Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo.Heather Schmidt, piano; Xiaohan Guo, violin;Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Forces of Nature. SeeApr. 7• 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts.Westray’s Jazz Hop. Ron Westray andEnsemble. Studio Theatre, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. ; (st).Saturday April 10• 10:00am: Hannaford Street SilverBand. Community Showcase. MetropolitanSilver Band; Weston Silver Band; OrilliaSilver Band; Buffalo Silver Band; OaklandsBrass Band; Maple Leaf Brass Band; and theCanadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre,27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .• 1:00 & 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre.Joseph and the Amazing TechnicolourDreamcoat. See Apr. 8.• 2:00: Curtain Call Players. Titanic – theMusical. See Apr. 1.• 2:30: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. See Apr.08. Pwyc.• 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Houghton College Choir. 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. Pwyc.• 6:00: Alexander Singers and Players.Spring Gala. Thornhill Golf and Country Club,Friday April 9, 8 pm Glenn Gould StudioHEATHER SCHMIDT PianistXIAOHAN GUO ViolinistMOZART Divertimento K 138SAINT-SAENS CapriceWAXMAN Carmen FantasyHEATHER SCHMIDT Piano Concerto No 6PIAZZOLLA Four For TangoSHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Scherzo ad; sn; st 416 872 4255Friday May 14, 8 pm Glenn Gould StudioSOO BAE CellistPUCCINI CrisantemiBOCCHERINI Cello Sonata No. 6CHAN KA NIN SoulmatePOPPER Hungarian FantasyBRAHMS Sextet in G Major op. 36 ad; sn; st 416 872 4255April 10 - Music at La Maquette with Floraleda SacchiSubscribe to our 10-11 season by May 1 and save the HST! 416 499 040328 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

7994 Yonge St., Thornhill. 416-229-1929.; (st); $15(child 5-12); free(under 5).Cocktails, dinner and silent auction.• 6:30: Sinfonia Toronto. Music at LaMaquette. Harrison: Two Indian Dances;Granados: Valses Poeticos; Salzedo: DanceSuite. Floraleda Sacchi, harp. La MaquetteRestaurant, 111 King St. E. 416-499-0403. (with a tax-receipt). Champagnereception, dinner and silent auction.• 7:00: Royal Conservatory. Songs of Loveand Sorrow. Works by Vivier, Rea, Berger,Berio and others. New Music Ensemble ofthe Glenn Gould School; Brian Current, director;guest: Livia Sohn, violin. Mazzoleni Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Amadeus –Mozart.Mozart: Requiem; Vespers. Rebecca Whelan,soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo;Darryl Edwards, tenor; Matthew Cassils,baritone; with orchestra; Lydia Adams,conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church,1585 Yonge St. 416-446-0188. ;(students at the door).• 7:30: Oakville Chamber Ensemble. APerfect Four. Mozart: String Quartet No.17in B-flat K458; Mendelssohn: String QuartetNo.2 in a Op.13. St. Simon’s AnglicanChurch, 1450 Litchfield Rd, Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Samantha Chang. MusicTutti 2010. Works by Strauss, Chopin,Mendelssohn, and other composers. ChenLiu and Rebecca Leung, piano; Conrad Chow,violin; Duo Music; Ontario Cross-CulturalMusic Society Symphony Youth Orchestra;Riverdale Ensemble; Shanghai Trio ofToronto. P.C. Ho Theatre, 5183 SheppardAve. E. 416-293-1302. $15. All proceeds insupport of Dixon Hall Senior Programme.• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Choraleand Chamber Orchestra. Vivaldi’s FourSeasons. Instrumental and choral music byVivaldi. Knox Presbyterian Church, 116 MainSt. S., Georgetown. 905-877-6569/905-873-1213. ; (st/children).• 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto.Detlev Bork. Classical and flamenco guitar.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8298. ; (sr); $15(st).• 8:00: Healey Willan Singers. Love andRoses. Thompson: The Place of the Blest;Zeisl: Three Choruses for Women’s Choir;also works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Mozartand others. Ron Cheung, conductor. Churchof St. Martin in-the-Fields, 151 GlenlakeAve. 416-519-0528. $15; (st/sr).• 8:00: Music Gallery. BrassScapes.Baroque, Latin, opera, country and jazz. 197John St. 416-204-1080. $15; (sr/st).GILLES TREMBLAYAVENTA ENSEMBLENEW MUSIC CONCERTSSATURDAY APRIL 10• 8:00: New Music Concerts. A Tributeto Gilles Tremblay. Tremblay: Solstices,À quelle heure commence le temps?; Biro:Mishpatim Part 3; Edwards: Altus. AvetaEnsemble; William Linwood, director. BettyOliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/arts workers); (st).7:15: Introduction.VivaldiFourSeasons’ sThe Georgetown Bach Chorale and period Chamber OrchestraThe Four Seasons will be both the theme andthe featured instrumental work at this spring concert.The choir will perform a selection ofVivaldi’s beautiful choral works and dramatic ariasbetween each of the four concertos.Saturday, April 10, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church116 Main Street South, Georgetownthe GeorgetownBach Choraleunder the direction of Ron Greidanuswww.georgetownbachchorale.comTickets may be purchased at two locations in downtown GeorgetownFoodstuffs, 905-877-6569 and The Freckled Lion, 905-873-1213from our website or at the door on the evening of the performance.Saturday, April 10, 2010 @ 7:30 pmChinese Cultural Centre of Greater TorontoP.C.Ho Theatre (5183 Sheppard Avenue East)Music Tutti 2010All proceeds in support of Dixon Hall Senior Program ( Liu, pianoConrad Chow, violinDuo Music(Margot Rydall, flute; Ivan Zilman, guitar)OCMS Youth Symphony Orchestra(Chuen Tam, music director and conductor)Rebecca Leung, pianoRiverdale Ensemble(Stephen Fox, clarinet; Joyce Lai, violin; Ellen Meyer, piano)Samantha Chang, fluteShanghai Trio of Toronto(Jessica Fang Jia, violin; James Xia, cello; Carol Di Lin, piano)Tickets $15 416.293.1302 1 - May 7, 2010 29

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