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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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Sonata; works by Brahms

Sonata; works by Brahms and Schubert.Peter Longworth, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; $15(st).• 4:00: Kingsway Baptist Church. 2ndAnnual Spring Concert in Aid of StonegateCommunity Ecumenical Ministries. KingswayBaptist Church Choir; Chapel Singers of St.Catharines. 41 Birchview Blvd. 416-239-2381. ; free(child under 12).• 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. InConcert. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Mass inc. Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; WallisGiunta, mezzo; Cory Knight, tenor; BruceKelly, baritone; Talisker Players Orchestra;Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-979-9960.; (sr/st).• 5:00: Sing for Life. Fundraising Concert.Cecilia Richards, soprano; Sue CroweConnolly, contralto; Brad Hoover, baritone;A. Concerts in The GTAMottCreationWinterMissa GaiaLet usConsidertheEarthA Jazz Celebration of Earth DaySunday, May 2nd7:30 p.m.975 Kingston Roadwww.torontobeachchorale.comCity of VillagesTickets: 416.735.7982ONTARIO ARTS COUNCILCONSEIL DES ARTS DE LONTARIO ’Cat Pickup, piano; Plamen UkrainianWomen’s Vocal Ensemble; and other artists.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 905-271-6896.. In support of thePediatric Diabetes Clinic.• 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. La Ligue deBonheur. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave.416-410-3655. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. Let UsConsider the Earth. Mott: Creation – A JazzOratorio; Winter: Missa Gaia. Mervin Fick,conductor. Kingston Road United Church,975 Kingston Rd. 416-778-0949. ;(under 18).• 8:00: International TouringProductions/Markham Theatre. SlovakSinfonietta Of Zilina. Beethoven: PianoConcerto No. 5 “Emperor”; Rubinstein: PianoConcerto No. 4; Zeljenka: Musica Slovaca.Kerry Stratton, conductor; Haiou Zhang andElaine Kwon, piano. 101 Town Centre Blvd,Markham. 905-305-7469. -.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Autists. Jazz.Chaka Khan; Matt Savage and his band.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -5. Fundraising concert forthe Geneva Centre for Autism.Monday May 03• 10:30am: Toronto District SchoolBoard. Music Monday. A celebration involvingchoirs, bands, string ensembles and steelpan bands. Yonge-Dundas Square. 416-979-9960. Free.• 12:15: Organix Concerts. In Concert.Rheinberger: Suite for Organ. Samuel Bisson,cello; Alexa Wilks, violin; Wayne Carroll,organ. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-241-9785. Freewill offering.• 8:00: International TouringProductions. Slovak Sinfonietta Of Zilina.Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”;Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4; Zeljenka:Musica Slovaca. Kerry Stratton, conductor;Haiou Zhang and Elaine Kwon, piano. GlennCelebrating theArt of SongArtistic Directors:Stephen Ralls and Bruce UbukataA singers’ tour of Toronto, with music ranging fromRichard Wagner and Arthur Sullivan to John Beckwithand Erik Ross.Lucia Cesaroni, sopranoAllyson McHardy, mezzoLawrence Wiliford, tenorBenjamin Covey, baritoneStephen Ralls andBruce Ubukata, pianoSunday, May 2, 2:30 pmWalter Hall, University of TorontoTickets: (student rush seats )Afternoon tea at intermissionwww.aldeburghconnection.orgGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Organix Concerts/TorontoTheatre Organ Society. PopularFavourites. Ross McDonald; organ. CasaLoma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262.; (adv).Tuesday May 04• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Spring Schubertiade.Schubert’s lieder performed by artists of theCOC Ensemble Studio. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Soliloquies.Telemann: Fantasia No. 1 in C; Fürstenau:Étude in G; Takemitsu: Air; Donjon: Étude deSalon in e; Van Eyck: Doen Daphne d’overschoone Maeght. Allan Pulker, flute and recorder.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MariaStuarda. See May 1.Wednesday May 05• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Recital: Dan Amorim, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. JazzSeries: Cuevas con Cuerdas. Latin vocalmusic performed by vocalist Eliana Cuevasand her band with the strings of the COCOrchestra. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.• 7:30: Classical Music Consort.Springtime Handel Festival: The ItalianHandel. Corelli: Violin Sonata Op.5 No.1;Lotti: Trio Sonata in F; Handel: Trio Sonatain B flat Op.2 No.4; Trio Sonata in b Op.2No.1; and other works. Andrew Ager, organ;Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin; Justin Haynes,viola da gamba; Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord.St. James’ Cathedral, 65 Church St.CHAMBER ENSEMBLESilencedVoicesFINAL CONCERT OF THE SEASONCanada’s celebrated baritoneRussell Braunjoins Amici & friendsFeaturing the songs of Jewish-Czech composer Viktor Ullmann,Ukrainian composer Kyrylo Stetsenko & Armenian composerFather Gomidas, all three victims of genocide. Chamber worksby Gideon Klein & Erwin Schulhoff who shared the same fateSunday, May 2, 3pmGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street WestAdult • Senior • Student tickets 416.872.4255www.amiciensemble.comToronto Classical SingersSunday May 2, 2010 4:00PMMOZART CORONATION MASS& MASS IN C MINORConductor; Jurgen PetrenkoTalisker Players OrchestraSoloistsMarion Samuel-Stevens, sopranoWallis Giunta, mezzo sopranoCory Knight, tenorBruce Kelly, baritoneTickets: Adult: Senior/Student: Phone: 416-433-1490E: Online: www.totoix.caChrist Church Deer Park 1750 Yonge St(2blks N of St Clair St at Heath St. W)www.torontoclassicalsingers.org40 www.thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2010

416-978-8849. Freewill offering.• 8:00: International TouringProductions/Richmond Hill Centre forthe Performing Arts. Slovak SinfoniettaOf Zilina. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5“Emperor”; Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No.4; Zeljenka: Musica Slovaca. Kerry Stratton,conductor; Haiou Zhang and Elaine Kwon,piano. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8811.; .75(sr/st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. EmersonQuartet. Dvořák: Cypresses Nos.1-6; Quartetin E flat Op.51; Quartet in G Op.106.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Thursday May 06• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Series: Explorations. Selections fromBach’s Art of the Fugue; Brahms: Variationson an Original Theme; music by Scriabin.Ben Cruchley, piano. 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. Kirk Adsett, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 6:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario.Philip Chiu and Janelle Fung, piano. Arts andLetters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm St. 416-536-8649. .• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Cabaret. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785Finch Ave. W. 416-324-1259. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Classical Music Consort.Springtime Handel Festival: The Germanand French Handel. Bach: Sonata for Violinand Continuo in G BWV1021; Schmeltzer:Violin Sonata; LeClair: Violin Sonata Op.1No.3 in Bb; Handel: Violin Sonata Op.1No.13 HWV371; Bach: Sonata for Violinand Continuo in e BWV1023; and otherworks. Andrew Ager, organ; Brandi Berry,violin; Ashiq Aziz, harpsichord. St. James’Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-978-8849.Freewill offering.• 7:30: Toronto District School Board.Annual Concert. Elementary school studentsfrom across the city. Massey Hall, 15 ShuterStreet. 416-396-6188.Friday May 07• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Cabaret. See May 6.• 7:30: Alliance Française Toronto.Homage to Oliver Schroer. Tribute to the latecomposer, pedagogue and violinist by EmilyStam. 24 Spadina Rd. 416- 922-2014. .• 7:30: Birthday Series. Music of Brahms.Sonata in f Op.120 No.1; Three DuetsOp.20; Zwei Gesänge für Alt, Bratscheund Klavier Op.91; Zigeunerlieder Op.103;and other works. Trish O’Reilly, soprano;Martha Spence, mezzo; Elizabeth Morris,viola; Ellen Meyer and Michelle Kyle, piano;Maria Thorburn, narrator. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-944-2655. ;$15(sr/st).• 7:30: Classical Music Consort.Springtime Handel Festival: The SecularHandel. Handel: “Sweet Bird” from L’Allegro;Il Delirio Amoroso HWV99; Widor: SelectionsOpera Forte andCapricorn 9 ProductionspresentMothers, Daughtersand SonsA concert celebrating the trials andtribulations of MOTHERHOODMay 8, 2010 at 8 pmSt. Lawrence CentreJane Mallett TheatreTickets:/ seniorswww.stlc.com416-366-7723Elizabeth DeGraziaGabrielle PrataKeith KlassenRobert LongoMarg Mikelait, pianoEnjoy beautiful music, touchingmoments, and lots of laughsas these talented stars of operaand musical theatre honour MOMfrom organ symphonies (various). AndrewAger, organ; Dawn Bailey, soprano; AshiqAziz, conductor. St. James’ Cathedral, 65Church St. 416-978-8849. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Abductionfrom the Seraglio, in concert. Mozart.Cheryl Campbell, soprano (Costanza); SaemiChang, soprano (Blondchen); Jay Lambie,tenor (Belmonte); Graham Thomson, tenor(Pedrillo); Larry Tozer, bass (Osmin); WilliamShookhoff, pianist and music director.College St. United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. .• 7:30: Organix Concerts. InternationalArtist Series. Duruflé: Trois Dances;Smetana: Die Moldau (transcription); Liszt:Funérailles; Legend of St Francis of PaolaWalking on the Waves. Frédéric Champion,organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-241-9785. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Arraymusic. Duo Concert. Worksfor violin and piano by Ives, Vivier and Pärt.Stephen Clarke, piano; Rebecca van derPost, violin. 197 John St. 416-204-1080.; $15(members/st/arts workers).• 8:00: County Town Singers. Sing SingSing. An eclectic mix of choral selections.Barbara Ouellette, music director. CAW Hall,1425 Phillip Murray Ave., Oshawa. 905-Fridays @ 8The Choirs of Lawrence ParkCommunity ChurchMark Toews, Director of Musicpresents aSpring Choral ConcertRobert Divito, trumpetJohn Brownell, percussionRonald Jordan, organmusic ofPaul Halley, Stephen Hatfield & John RutterFriday, May 7, 8:00 pmLawrence Park Community Church2180 Bayview Avenue (ample parking available)tickets: / (seniors & students)416‐489‐1551www.lawrenceparkchurch.caTRIUMPHANT MUSIC!JOHN BARNUM, MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTORpresentwith guest conductorsLt. Wm. Mighton and Major Paul Weston Royal Marines (Retd)joining Maestro John Barnum andThe Band of The Royal Regiment of Canadawith The Mississauga Symphony OrchestraTchaikovsky: 1812 OvertureR. Strauss: Till EulenspiegelRimsky-Korsakov: March of the Nobles and more...Saturday, May 8, 2010 8:00 p.m.Hammerson Hall ~ Living Arts CentreTickets: /Discounts for seniors, youth and 16 to tickets call:905.306.6000or visit:www.livingartscentre.caApril 1 - May 7, 2010 41

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