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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Julia Rose Doktor, organ.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 2:00: Northern District Library.Orchardviewers: Susan Hammond, piano. 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sibelius Festival I. See Apr. 14. .50-.50.• 7:00: Toronto Secondary School MusicTeachers’ Association. 59th AnnualSounds of Toronto Concert. Works byMighton, Bizet, Vivaldi, Saucedo, Bernstein,and others. Band, string, and choral studentsfrom 24 Toronto District School Board secondaryschools. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St.416-396-6188/416-394-7010 x20135. .• 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival TheAdventures of Prince Achmed & Berlin:Symphony of a Great City. William O’Meara,improvised score on piano. Innis Town Hall,2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. $15.• 8:00: Music Gallery. And All of YourAnimal Tendencies. A new song cycle for bigband by C. Smith. Tiny Alligator Large Band;guests: Ronley Teper and Her Lipliners. 197John St. 416-204-1080. ; (st).A. Concerts in The GTA• 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. SeeApr. 08.• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. GreatMasterpieces. Rachmaninoff: Piano ConcertoNo. 2; Brahms: Symphony No. 1. YounggunKim, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. -.Friday April 16• 7:30: Church of St. Simon-the-Apostle.Young Musicians Showcase, Rosedale P.S.Steel Pan Band; Michelle Willis, jazz vocalist;ROTM Children’s Choir; Don Mills CollegiateNorthern Lights Show Choir; EtobicokeYouth Band Ensemble. 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714 x208. ; $15(st). Fundraisingconcert for the church’s music program.• 7:30: St. John’s Presbyterian Church.Soul Soarin’ Music. African-American spirituals,and other music. Carmen Marlene,soprano; Terry Gallagher, mezzo; Tom Reis,tenor; Sister Eileen Curteis, narrator. 415Broadview Ave. 416-466-7476. In aidof Portland Place Non-Profit SupportiveHousing.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra. In Concert. Alain Trudel, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoRCCO Organ Horizons and Fridays @ 8presentOrganist Michael Unger in recitalToronto native and winner of the AmericanGuild of Organists' Performance competitionCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ; $15(sr/st).• 8:00: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. SeeApr. 08.• 8:00: RCCO Organ Horizons/Fridays@ 8. Michael Unger, organ. Lawrence ParkCommunity Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 289-314-5600/416-489-1551. ; (sr/st).Saturday April 17• 10:00am & 11:00am: OakvilleSymphony Orchestra. Young People’s“Mini-Concert”- Meet the Brass. Musiciansfrom the Oakville Symphony. Oakville Centrefor the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-844-6920. Free.• 2:00: Encore Concert Band. In Concert.Big band, jazz, classical and popular music.Guests: Caroleve Fonseka, soprano; NihalFonseka, tenor. St Mark’s PresbyterianChurch, 1 Greenland Rd. 416-487-5445.$15; free(child).• 2:30: Native Earth Performing Arts/Indie(n) Rights Reserve. Giiwedin. See Apr.08. Pwyc.• 3:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church.Organ Recital. Imre Olah, organ; LydiaMunchinsky, cello. 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121. Free, goodwill offering.• 7:00: Oakville Children’s Choir. Let theBoys Sing! Amabile Boy Choir; GaudeamusBoy Choir; Mississauga Boy Choir; St.Michael’s Choir School Junior Choir; andOakville Children’s Choir Boy Choir; guests:Russell Braun, baritone; Carolyn Maule,piano. Clearview Christian Reformed Church,2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-844-5501/905-337-7104. $15.• 7:30: Annex Singers. 30th AnniversaryConcert Songs of the Earth. Orff: CarminaBurana; Verdi: Anvil Chorus; also music byWillan and a new Canadian work. MariaCase, music director. Bloor St. UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-968-7747.$15; (sr/st); free(children under 12).• 7:30: Cantemus Singers. The FairerSex. A celebration of women in Renaissancemadrigals and motets. Hope United Church,2550 Danforth Ave. 416-578-6602. $15;(sr/st).• 7:30: Holy Family Church. PhilipFournier, organ. Masterworks of J.S. Bach.Toccata and Fugue in d; Art of Fugue (selec-30th nniversary CncertSongs of the Earthfeaturing Orff’sCarmina Burana& a new Canadian workSaturday, April 17at 7:30 pmBloor Street United Church300 Bloor Street WestFRIDAY, APRIL 16, 8 PMLawrence Park Community Church2180 Bayview Avenue, TorontoAdmission:/20 students, seniors, RCCO members289-314-5600 or 416-489-1551Chamber music works byMussorgsky, BorodinRimsky-Korsakov, Cui &Balakirev, also know asMoguchaya Kuchka(The Mighty Handful).Jani Papadhimitri, violinNicolai Tarasov, clarinetAlexander Kats, pianosingersThe Fairer SexMadrigals, Chansons & MotetsIn Praise of Women• Saturday, April 17th at 7:30 p.m.Hope United Church, Danforth & Main• Sunday April 18th at 3:00 p.m.Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields,Keele & GlenlakeAdults $15, Students & Seniors Tickets at the door. Or call 416-578-660232 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

tions); Passacaglia in c. Oratory of St. PhilipNeri, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.• 7:30: Music at Islington. Celebrationsof Faith. Toronto Mass Choir; Karen Burke,director. 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. .• 7:30: Singing Together. A Celebrationof Cultures. Caribbean Chorale of Toronto;Toronto Maple Leaf Chorus; CroArteChorale; Chinese Canadian Choir of Toronto;Schola Cantorum; Edelweiss Chor; NayiriArmenian Choir; Coro San Marco; CreativeNotes. Toronto Korean Presbyterian Church,67 Scarsdale Rd. 905-275-6880/416-667-0468. .• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sibelius Festival II. Sibelius: Finlandia,Op.26; Symphony No.3 Op.52; Cantique forViolin and Orchestra Op.77 No.1; Devotionfor Violin and Orchestra Op.77 No.2;Symphony No. 4 Op. 63. Thomas Dausgaard,conductor; Pekka Kuusisto, violin; TorontoSymphony Youth Orchestra; Sibelius FestivalChorus. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. -.• 8:00: Academy Concert Series. TheRussian Five. Mussorgsky: Pictures atan Exhibition; Rimsky-Korsakov: RussianFantasy in b Op.33; Borodin: Trio in D;Balakirev: Romanza; Cui: Five Pieces Op.56.Nicolai Tarasov, clarinet; Jani Papadhimitri,violin; Alexander Kats, piano. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-706-1089. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. J.P. Cormier,guitar. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. ; (sr/st).Peggy Hills,Artistic DirectorAdults………..Seniors……...Students…….Family………..(2 adults + 2 children)Season 2009-2010Tour the World with Us!April 17th, 2010at 8:00pmGypsy Nightwith• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. YoungArtists Concert. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise;Shostakovich: Concerto No.1 for piano &trumpet solo; Tchaikovsky: String Serenade.Jonathan Mak, piano; Tak Ng Lai, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); $15(st).• 8:00: Cantores Celestes Women’sChoir. In Praise of Music. Pergolesi: StabatMater; Hensel: Faust; Chabrier: Ode à laMusique; Conte: In Praise of Music. EllenMeyer, piano; William O’Meara, organ;Emperor String Quartet; Leslie Ann Bradley,soprano; Kelly Galbraith, conductor.Canadian SinfoniettaYOUNG ARTISTSCONCERTJonathanMak, pianoTak Ng Lai,conductorRachmaninoff: VocaliseShostakovitch: Piano Concerto No.1Tchaikovsky: SerenadeSat. April 17 8 PMGlenn Gould StudioGypsy FlameEnsembleAdrian AnantawanJoin Mississauga’s own Adrian Anantawan as he picks up his violin and playsalongside the Gypsy Flame Ensemble! Don’t miss this opportunity toexperience traditional Gypsy music as well as The Carmen Fantasy and virtuosoGypsy piece for violin, Zigeunerweisen by Sarasate. Saturday April 17, 2010 at 8pm.The Great Hall of theUnitarian Congregation in Mississauga84 South Service Road (East of Hwy. 10)MississaugaFor more ticket information or call 905.848.0015The Lloyd Carr Harris FoundationRunnymede United Church, 432 RunnymedeRd. 416-236-1522. . Portion of proceeds(00) to Because I am a Girl.• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Annual Fundraising Concert.Mercure: Kaleidoscope; Grondahl: Concertofor Trombone; Rossini: William Tell Overture;Haydn: Symphony No. 104; Reintamm:Divertimento for Orchestra (world premiere).James Lebens, trombone; Norman Reintamm,conductor. St. Timothy’s Anglican Church,4125 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-879-5566. .Pre-concert talk by John Stephenson.• 8:00: Chamber Music Society ofMississauga. Gypsy Night in Mississauga.Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen; and otherworks. Adrian Anantawan, violin; GypsyFlame Ensemble. Great Hall of the UnitarianCongregation of Mississauga, 84 SouthService Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015.; (sr); (st); (family).• 8:00: Church of the Holy Trinity.Hymnody of Earth: A Ceremony of Songsfor Choir, Hammer Dulcimer and Percussion.Dalgliesh: Hymnody of Earth. Ben Grossman,dulcimer; Echo Women’s Choir; PoveraChamber Choir; Holy Trinity Choir; BeccaWhitla, director. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598-4521.islingtonunited0417• 8:00: Pegasus Hospitality Group. CasaLoma Big Band Dance. Toronto All Star BigBand. 1 Austin Terrace. 416-533-3553x22. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jane Bunnettand the Cuban Piano Masters. Cuban jazz.Jane Bunnett, saxophone; Hilario Duran, ElioVillafranca and Guillermo Rubalcaba, piano.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Hear MyPrayer. Stainer: The Crucifixion; Palestrina:Stabat Mater; and works by Lotti, Bach,Willan and Teehan. Ron Cheung, conductor;John Stephenson, organist; guests: GiovanniSpanu, baritone; Lou D’Amore, tenor; andYip’s Childrens Choir. St. Philips on-the-Hill Anglican Church, 9400 Kennedy Rd.,Markham. 416-519-0528. ; $15(sr/st).7:45: Pre-concert talk.Sunday April 18• 1:00: Royal Conservatory. MonicaWhicher, soprano, Liz Upchurch, piano.Works by Handel, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn,Fauré, Donizetti, Britten and others. Guest:Frances Pappas, mezzo. Mazzoleni Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 1:30: CAMMAC / McMichael Gallery.David Occhipinti. Jazz. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. $15; (sr/st).• 2:00: City of Toronto. SundaySerenades. North Toronto Community Band.Scarborough Civic Centre Rotunda,150Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.• 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. TorontoAll-Star Big Band. Lakeside Terrace, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Pwyc.• 2:00: University Settlement. BenefitConcert: Anagnoson and Kinton Piano Duo.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (18 years and under).Proceeds to University Settlement.• 2:00: Univox Choir. In Concert. Palej:‘Neath the Northern Skies (premiere); andother works. Dallas Bergen, artistic director;Katarzyna Marczak, clarinet; Erika Crinó,piano; Ewa Sas, violin; guests: Trio sTREga.First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. ClairAve. W. 416-924-9654. , $15(online/sr/st).• 3:00: Cantemus Singers. The Fairer Sex.See Apr. 17. Church of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake.• 3:00: Collectivo Flamenco. AnAndalusian Afternoon With Lorca. Poetry,song, music, dance, and drama. LabspaceStudios, 2A Pape Ave. 416-406-3489. .• 3:00: Sundays At Three. Glenn GouldSchool Reprise: The Jem Trio. Works byChopin, Brahms, Ravel and Bartók. St.Clement’s Anglican Church, 59 Briar HillAve. 416-483-6664 x26. ; $15(sr/st).• 4:30: St. Olave’s Church. The BestLaid Plans. Words and music ranging fromShakespeare and W.S. Gilbert to MichaelFlanders and Alexander McCall Smith. St.Olave’s Arts Guild and St. Olave’s Consort.360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686.Contributions appreciated.• 7:00: Toronto Mandolin Orchestra.Romanza. Waltzes, songs from operettasand more. King’s Garden Banquet Hall, 15Canmotor Ave. 416-522-2725. .• 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. BrianPickell Band. Tranzac Club, 292 BrunswickAve. 416-410-3655. ; (sr/st).April 1 - May 7, 2010 33

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