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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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Amadeus-MozartSaturday, April 10th, 2010, 7:30 p.m.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 1585 Yonge StreetWe are 35 years old!Help us celebrate this significant birthday, and join us for a programof some of our namesake’s finest choral music. Mozart’s belovedRequiem, and the less well known but equally gorgeous Vespersare presented to you as you enjoy the superb acoustics and beautifulsurroundings of Yorkminster Park Baptist church.Guest Artists:Rebecca Whelan, sopranoChristina Stelmacovich, mezzo sopranoDarryl Edwards, tenorMatthew Cassils, baritoneOrchestraLydia Adams, conductorLydia Adams,Conductor & Artistic DirectorTickets $ 35.00 Students .00 (at door)For more information call: 416-446-0188or visit us at:• 8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra.East & West. Copland: Fanfare for theCommon Man; Bao: Chinese Art Songs;Beethoven: Mass in C Op.86. Yiping Chao,soprano; NYCO Symphony Chorus; OakvilleChoral Society; David Bowser, conductor.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-628-9195. ; (sr/st). 7:30: Preconcertchat.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory/SongwritersAssociation of Canada. Bluebird North.Dala, D’Ari and other artists. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Forces of Nature. SeeApr. 7• 8:00: TSO. Mass in B Minor. See Apr. 8.• 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra.Symphonic Splendour. Weston: Trillium;Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole; Rachmaninoff:Symphony No.2. Guest: Clarisse Schneider,violin. Trinity Anglican Church, 79 VictoriaSt., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr);(st).Sunday April 11• 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades.Uptown Swing Band. Scarborough CivicCentre Rotunda,150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.A. Concerts in The GTA• 2:00: Northdale Concert Band. TheBand as Orchestra. Orff: Carmina Burana;also music by Brahms, Verdi, Beethovenand Gershwin. Stephen Chenette, musicdirector. St. Jude’s Anglican Church, 10Howarth Ave. 416-486-3011. $15; (sr/st); free(child under 12).• 2:00: Off Centre Salon. Klezmer…onthe Roof! Joni Henson, soprano; AnnamariaPopescu, mezzo; Joseph Macerollo, accordian;Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano;David Buchbinder Ensemble. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870.; (sr/st).• 2:00: Toronto Latvian ConcertAssociation. Juris Žvikovs, pianist.Repertoire to include Latvian composers.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-481-8616. ; free(under 16).• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking: Kate Bennett Haynesand Justin Haynes, gamba. Marais, Barriere,and Boismortier. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-920-5025. By donation.• 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Trumpet Spectacular. Grand finale to theFestival of Brass. Guest: Allen Vizzutti,trumpet. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 FrontSt. E. 416-366-7723/800-708-6754. ;Off Centre Music Salon2009 201015th Anniversary Season2010April 11, 2010Klezmer... on the Roof!JewishOff Centre e e ee Jewish non-Jewishe non-Jewish Jewish e eh h h h e La Scalaaa e Annamaria Popescu e Joni HensonJoseph Macerollo e Inna PerkisBoris Zarankin, David Buchbinder Ensembleh e a e eh A L DThe Band as OrchestraThe Northdale Concert Bandwith Musical Director Stephen Chenette,presents:“The Band As Orchestra” including classics byBrahms, Verdi, Massenet, Gershwin, and CarminaBurana by Carl Orff.Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:00 p.m.All concerts begin @ 2pm and take placeat Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street WestFor Tickets and Information, please call416.466.1870 or visit www.offcentremusic.comSingle Ticket Prices: SE/ST AD St Jude's Anglican Church10 Howarth Avenue, ScarboroughAdults $15, students/seniors , children under 12 freewww. n o r t h d a l e m usi c . c o m30 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

(sr); $15(st).• 3:00: Hart House. 640th Sunday Concert:Mauro Bertoli, piano. Works by Scarlatti,Beethoven, Granados, Schumann, Brahms,Liszt. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 647-838-2516. Free.• 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society.Fauré: Requiem. Also Alleluia choruses byRutter, Daley, Cohen, Thompson, Mott.Guest soloists and orchestra; MervinFick, conductor. First United Church, 151Lakeshore Road W., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; (sr); $15(st).• 3:00: Muzent Productions. JanetCatherine Dea, soprano, and TomokoOkada, piano. R. Strauss: Four Last Songs;Turina: Canto a Sevilla; works by Handel,Mozart; British folksongs. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-429-4502. ;(adv).• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. A Seasonof Symphonies. Schumann: Overture toManfred; Vanhal: Bass Concerto; Baker,Contours; Dvořák, Symphony No. 7 in d.Danielle Lisboa, conductor; guest: JoelQuarrington, bass. Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142. ;(sr/st); (under 18). 2:15: Pre-concerttalk.• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Louis Lortie,piano. Chopin: Nocturnes Op.9 No.2; Op.15No.1, No.2 and No.3; Op.48 No.1; Op.55No.1; Ballade Op.23; Op.38; Op.47; Op.52;Berceuse Op.57 in D-flat; Barcarolle Op.60in F-sharp. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -.• 3:00: Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.Sunday Opera Teas: Bach’s Coffee Cantata.Andrea Naccarato, soprano; Michael York,baritone; Marty Smyth, piano. 230 St. ClairAve. W. 416-925-5977. (advance purchaseonly).• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Forces of Nature. SeeApr. 7• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church.Polka Vespers with Walter Ostanek. 25 St.Phillips Rd. 416-247-5181. Donation.• 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival. AThousand Laughs – The Forgotten Clowns ofSilent Comedy Shorts. Andrei Streliaev, improvisedscore on piano. Revue Cinema, 400Roncesvalles Ave. 416-461-9287. .• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Tribute to Louis Armstrong. ChaseSanborn trumpet; Mark Eisenman, piano;Steve Wallace bass; Brian Barlow, drums.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donationswelcome.• 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. GeorgeGrosman Jazz Quartet. Guest: MilanKasuba, guitar. St. Wenceslaus Church, 496Gladstone Ave. 905-232-3092. .• 7:00: Randolph Academy. VéroniquePestel, vocalist; Michel Glasko, accordion.Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St. 416-462-1169.• 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra.Symphonic Splendour. See Apr. 10. St.Mary Immaculate Church; 10295 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Toronto Continuo Collective.Scenes from Cavalli’s Doriclea. Neil Aronoff,baritone; Dawn Bailey, Nicole Bower, soprano;other vocalists; Lucas Harris, co-directorand lutes; Borys Medicky, co-director andharpsichord. Royal St. George’s College, 120Howland Ave. 416-921-9203. .Monday April 12• 7:30: Toronto Centre for the Arts. ALittle Night Music: Schubert. George WestonRecital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0545.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. InternationalSeries – Anoushka Shankar, sitar. Indianclassical music fused with jazz, westernclassical, and electronica. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -.• 8:00: Toronto Continuo Collective.Scenes from Cavalli’s Doriclea. See Apr. 11.• 8:15: Toronto Centre for the Arts. PaulaWolfson Cabaret Show. Studio Theatre,5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. .ERROL GAY, MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTORDanielle Lisboa, Assistant ConductorA Season of SymphoniesDanielle Lisboa, ConductorJoel Quarrington, bassSaturday, April 10, 20103PMToronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.Pre-concert Talk at 2:15PMSCHUMANN Overture to Manfred, Op. 115JOHANN VANHALB a s s C oncertoMICHAEL CONWAY BAKER ContoursDVOŘÁKSymphony #7, in D minor, Op.70Tickets: Adults , Sr/Std at the TCA Box Office or TicketMasterSpecial Rates: Children/Youth up to 18 years and groups of 10 ormore . Call Orchestra Toronto office . at 416 467-7142 for www.orchestratoronto.caSeason Presenter:Concert Sponsor:OT Boardof DirectorsONTARIO ARTS COUNCILCONSEIL DES ARTS DE LONTARIO ’Tuesday April 13• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: A National Treasure. Worksby Canadian choreographers danced by theChildren’s Dance Theatre. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. SeeApr. 08.• 7:00: Quarrington Arts Society. TributeTo Paul Quarrington: Celebrating His Life.Porkbelly Futures, Bidiniband, Dan Hill andother artists. The Opera House, 735 QueenSt. E. 416-519-0806. . Profits contributedto the Quarrington Arts Society.• 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Man with a Movie Camera 1929. RichardUnderhill and Astrogroove, improvised jazzscore. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. $15.• 9:00: Music Gallery. Avant Pop: BabyDee and Josephine Foster. 197 John St.416-204-1080. ; $15(sr/st).Wednesday April 14• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Recital: John PaulFarahat, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sibelius Festival I. Symphony No.1 Op.39;Humoresques Op.87 Nos. 1 & 2; SymphonyNo.2 Op.43. Thomas Dausgaard, conductor;Pekka Kuusisto, violin. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -8.Sunday Opera TeasAndrea Naccarato - sopranoMichael York - baritoneMarty Smyth - pianoApril 11th, 3:00pmTimothy Eaton Memorial Church230 St Clair W, Torontotickets: , full tea included416-925-5977 | www.temc.netThursday April 15• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: La Serva Padrona. Pergolesi’scomic opera performed by artists of theCOC Ensemble Studio. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for theTRYPTYCHCONCERT OPERA CHORALE N S E M B L ETRYPTYCHCHAMBER CHOIRvespersSunday, April 11, 4pmWalter Ostanek “The Polka King”Pay what you canSt. Philip’s Anglican Church | Etobicoke25 St. Phillips Road (near Royal York & Dixon)416-247-5181 • www.stphilips.netApril 1 - May 7, 2010 31

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