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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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• 7:30: Opera Atelier.

• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Marriage of Figaro.See Apr 24.• 8:00: Brampton Music Theatre.Explosion – the Show. Bam Percussion. 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.• 8:00: Les Amis. Shoko Inoue, piano.Works by Handel, Bach/Busoni, Mozart,Chopin and Beethoven. Gallery 345, 345Sorauren Ave. 905-773-7712. ; $15(sr/arts workers); (st).• 8:00: Soundstreams. Cool Drummings:Music for Marimba and Koto. Works byHatch, Oesterle, Ishii, Takahashi, Sawai,and traditional Japanese music. Ryan Scott,marimba; Kazue Sawai, koto. Hugh’s Room,2261 Dundas St. W. 416-366-7723. ;(sr); $15(st).• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Piratesof Penzance. Gilbert & Sullivan. DavidLudwig, Dale Miller, Jessica Cheung andJean Stilwell, vocalists; Robert Cooper,conductor; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stagedirector; TOT Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble.St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, JaneMallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723/1-800-708-6754. ; ; .POSTPONED (also postponed April 28,30,May 1,2.)Wednesday April 28• 9:30am: Toronto District School Board.Panfest. See April 26.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Recital: Paul Grimwood,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free.• 2:00: Northern District Library.Orchardviewers: Recorder Duets from the17th, 18th and 20th Centuries. ClaudiaOphardt and Colin Savage, recorder. 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Brandi Disterheft Quartet. 25 St.Phillips Rd. 416-247-5181. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. TheFlying Dutchman. See Apr 24.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Marriage of Figaro.See Apr 24.• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.A Night at the Opera. Operatic excerptsby Verdi, Puccini and others. Guests:Joni Henson, soprano; Lauren Segal,mezzo; Richard Margison, tenor; DougMacNaughton, baritone; TMC FestivalOrchestra; Noel Edison, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. $15(15-24 years).A. Concerts in The GTA• 8:00: John Paul Farahat, organ. InRecital. Works by Bach, Franck, Tournemire,and others. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 647-746-6357.Free.• 8:00: Soundstreams. Cool Drummings:Marimbas and More. Staniland: TalkingDown the Tiger; Reich: ElectronicCounterpoint; also traditional Middle Easternmusic. Kuniko Kato and Ryan Scott, marimba;Bassam Bishara, oud; Suleiman Warwar,percussion; Kazue Sawai, koto. Hugh’sRoom, 2261 Dundas St. W. 6-366-7723.; (sr); $15(st).• 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts.Forever Music. Turetsky Choir Group.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. -15.• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Piratesof Penzance. POSTPONEDThursday April 29• 9:30am: Toronto District School Board.Panfest. See April 26.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Isolated Incidents. A collectionof solos tracing random incidentsin one woman’s life by dance artistNova Bhattacharya. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Richard Hansen, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 1:30: Women’s Music Club of Toronto.Schumann and Chopin. Janina Fialkowska,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 7:30: Alchemy. An Hour of ChamberMusic. Works by Bach, Mozart,Shostakovich, Schumann and Sarasate.Catherine Sulem, violin and viola; JohnBailey, violin; Marcia Beach and Meri Gec,piano. The Dunfield, 77 Dunfield Ave. 416-481-8524. Free.• 8:00: Music Gallery/Small WorldMusic. Laraaji with Prince Enoki’s InsectOrchestra. 197 John St. 416-204-1080.$15; (st).• 8:00: Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts. Don Vappie and theCreole Jazz Serenaders. 130 Navy St.Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99.• 8:00: Soundstreams / RoyalConservatory. Steve Reich Live. Reich:Mallet Quartet; 2x5; Clapping Music; Sextet;Music for Pieces of Wood. Members ofNexus. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mendelssohn and Mahler. Mendelssohn:Piano Concerto No.1 in g Op.25; Mahler:Symphony No. 7 in e. Anton Kuerti, piano;Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -8.Friday April 30• 9:30am: Toronto District School Board.Panfest. See April 26.• 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill.Gershwin at Grace. York Jazz Ensemble;Ailsa McCreary, Bev Jahnke, FrancescaGroves, vocalists. 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884 x333. $15; (sr/st).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Marriage of Figaro.See Apr 24.• 8:00: Artist International Music andDance Association. The Sounds of Spring.Mozart: Fantasia in d KV397; Beethoven:Sonata Op.10 No.2; Bach: English Suite ina BWV807; also operatic excerpts by Verdi,Puccini and Lehár. Mary Liu, soprano; ColinYip, tenor; Gianfranco P. Fiumara, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-260-1882. -; (sr/st).• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Gallery Choir. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Pwyc.• 8:00: International TouringProductions/Milton Concert Productions.Slovak Sinfonietta Of Zilina. Beethoven:Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”: Rubinstein:Piano Concerto No. 4; Zeljenka: MusicaSlovaca. Kerry Stratton, conductor; HaiouZhang and Elaine Kwon, piano. St. Paul’sChurch, 123 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-1526.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Post-classicalseries: New Choral Sounds. Ryan: Chasingafter the Wind (premiere); Beckow (arr.Stuart): On the Other side of Nowhere;Archer: Sweet Jesu; Sauve: Automne; Tollar:Ima; and other works. Vespera Women’sChoir and Toronto Choral Artists. 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. $15; (st).• 8:00: Opera by Request. La Forza delDestino, in concert. Verdi. Caroline Johnston,soprano (Leonora); Lenard Whiting, tenor(Don Alvaro); Andrew Tees, baritone (DonCarlo); Joel Katz, bass (Padre Guardiano);Loralie Kirkpatrick, mezzo (Preziosilla);William Shookhoff, pianist and music director.College St. United Church, 452 CollegeSt. 416-455-2365. .• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Piratesof Penzance. POSTPONED.• 8:00: Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra.Jens Lindemann in Concert. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ;$15(st).Saturday May 01• 1:30 & 7:30: The Entertainers. SingSing Sing. Barbershop Quartet. Guests: TheEssentials. Glen Abbey United Church, 1469Nottinghill Gate, Oakville. 905-847-8220.; (child under 12).• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. MariaStuarda. Donizetti. Serena Farnocchia,soprano (Maria Stuarda); AlexandrinaPendatchanska, soprano (Elisabetta); EricCutler, baritone (Roberto); Patrick Carfizzi,bass (Giorgio Talbot). COC Orchestra andChorus; Stephen Lawless, director; AntonyWalker, conductor. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -2.• 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. TheFour Seasons. MacMillan: Two Sketchesbased on French Canadian Folk Songs;Purcell: The Virtuous Wife; Vivaldi: TheFour Seasons. Bora Kim, violin; CharlesDemuynck, artistic director. Central BaptistChurch, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); $15(st); (children).• 7:30: Tallis Choir. Music for theRestoration. Works by Purcell and hisSTEPHEN SATORYpianistMusic byHandel, Beethoven,Chopin, Debussy& BartókHeliconian Hall35 Hazelton AvenueSaturday, May 1 at 8 p.mTickets Seniors and Studentspassion has a voice Noel Edison,A rtISt I c d I r E ctorA Night at the OperaThe TMC performs your favourite arias and choruses ona grand scale—with the power and intensity of 150 voices.SEASoN SuPPortErSFrances Peksyk-Cichockichorister since 1984tIck EtS–VoxtI x$15W E dNESdAyA Pr IL 28, 2010koE r NEr HALL,t HE royA LcoNSErVAtory416-408-0208RCM Box oFFi C ewww.tmchoir.orgNoel EdisoncoN ductorJoni HensonS o P r ANoLauren SegalMEZZo -So P r ANor ichard Margisont ENordoug MacNaughtonBAr I toNEtorontoMendelssohn choirFestival orchestra38 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

contemporaries. Peter Mahon, director. St.Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Children’s Chorus.All Creations Sing. Greer: The Beginningof the World. Catherine Robbin, mezzosoprano;Toronto Children’s Training Choir/Boys Choir; Elise Bradley, artistic director.Toronto Centre for the Arts. 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. .40; .50.• 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.La Vie en Rose. Music by Debussy, Raveland Faure. Guest: the Brampton SymphonyOrchestra Chorus; soloists; Robert Raines,conductor. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane,Brampton. 905-874-2800. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory/Massey Hall& Roy Thomson Hall. Yuja Wang, piano.Schumann: Symphonic Etudes; Schubert(arr. Liszt): Three Lieder; Scriabin: selectionof poems and etudes; Prokofiev: SonataNo.6. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:00: Stephen Satory, piano. In Recital.Works by Handel, Beethoven, Chopin,Debussy and Bartók. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-408-2824 x774. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Piratesof Penzance. See Apr. 27.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mendelssohn and Mahler. See Apr. 29.Sunday May 02• 1:30: CAMMAC / McMichael Gallery.Taffanel Wind Ensemble. Classical Wind Trio.10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. $15; (sr/st).• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. TheFlying Dutchman. See Apr 24.• 2:00: Imaginus International. Mother’sDay Concert: In the Beautiful Month ofMay. Schumann: Carnaval Op.9; KreislerianaOp.16; Piano Sonata No.1; Dichterliebe.William Lewans, baritone; Janina Kuzmas,piano. Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor St. W.647-728-9673. ; (sr/st); free(youth).• 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Piratesof Penzance. POSTPONED.• 2:00: Trio Bravo. Favourites. Works byGershwin, Debussy, Bolcom, Ellenwoodand others. All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-242-2131.; $15; ; .50(adv).• 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. SundaySeries – City of Villages. A singer’s tour ofToronto, with works by Wagner, Sullivan,Beckwith and Ross. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano;Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford,tenor; Benjamin Covey, baritone; StephenALLIS CHOIRDirected By Peter Mahon-presents-Music for the RestorationBlow Up The TrumpetJehova Quam Multis HostisFuneral Sentences for Queen MaryHear My PrayerThe splendour of the Stuart Chapel Royal resounds in theBaroque music of Henry Purcell and his contemporaries.SATURDAY, MAY 1, 7:30 PMSt. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St.(north of Dundas)Tickets: , seniors, students with IDInfo: 416.286.9798ORDER ONLINE AT www.tallischoir.comTallis Choir CDs available online and on iTunesFrom Opera to BroadwayA concert of favourite arias and choruses fromCarmen, Nabucco, Aida, Il Trovatore, Eugene Onegin, DieFledermaus, and Broadway hits by Rodgers & HammersteinOakham House Choir of Ryerson UniversityToronto SinfoniettaMatthew Jaskiewicz, Music DirectorSoloists Marta Wryk, Romulo Delgado & Andrew TeesSaturday, May 1, 2010, 7:30 pm, Bloor Street United Church300 Bloor St. West (2 blocks east of Spadina Avenue)Tickets ; in advance; $15 students - Call 416-410-4379Ralls and Bruce Ubukata, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-735-7982. ; (student rush).• 3:00: Amici. Silenced Voices. Schulhoff:Divertissement for Oboe, Clarinet andBassoon; Klein: String Trio; also songs byUllmann, Stetsenko and Gomidas. Guests:Russell Braun, baritone; Erica Raum, violin;Steven Dann, viola; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe;Michael Sweeney, bassoon. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255.; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Durham Community Choirs.Choral Masterworks. Adam Bishop,tenor; John Charles, director. College Parkcreation2009 - 2010 CONCERT SEASONAll Creation Sings5040 Yonge Street (Yonge & Sheppard)Tickets: .50-34.50ticketsTicketmaster 416.872.1111www.ticketmaster.caSeventh-Day Adventist Church, 1164King St. E., Oshawa. 905-683-3197. ;(child 12 and under).• 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.The Four Seasons. See May 1. St. Simon’sAnglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd.,Oakville.• 3:00: sUnDO SOUND(word/time)SCAPES. TIME and TRIBUTES (to & ofJohn Cage). Pierre Tremblay, video images;Udo Kasemets. music, words; SusanLayard, singer/speaker. Victoria University,Emmanuel College Chapel, 75 Queen’s Park.416-929-5849. Free.• 3:00: Syrinx. Sunday Salons. Glick: PianoMezzo-soprano Catherine Robbin joins theToronto Children’s Chorus for a very special presentationof John Greer’s The Beginning of the World.Sat May 1 2010, 7:30 pm - Toronto Centre for the ArtsAS LOW ASA CONCERTSyrinx Sunday SalonspresentsPeter Longworth, pianoGlick: Piano SonataBrahms: Op.116Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flatop.Posthumous (D 960)Sunday May 2, 2010 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueTickets , students $15info: 416.654.0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgApril 1 - May 7, 2010 39

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