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Volume 15 Issue 7 - April 2010

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Symphonie Espagnole; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.3 “Eroica”. Anita Walsh, violin; DanielWarren, music director. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, 75 University Ave. W.,Waterloo. 519-744-3828. ; (sr);(st).Sunday April 11• 2:30: Georgian Music. CarmenFantasy. Sinfonia Toronto; Xiaohan Guo;violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Hi-WayPentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie.705-726-1181.• 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra.Promises Made and Kept. Estacio: Spring’sPromise; Carrabré: Chase the Sun;Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme ofPaganini; Sibelius: Symphony No. 2. DavidLouie, piano; Bradley Thachuk, conductor.Centre for the Arts, Brock University, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. ; .50(sr); (st);(under 13). Pre-concert talk.• 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks and More. Schumann:Symphony No. 4 in F; Burritt: SymphonicOverture; Dvořák: Cello Concerto. BrianYoon, cello; Simon Irving, conductor. RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph.519-763-3000. ; $15(sr); (childunder 12).• 7:00: University of Guelph. Force ofNature. U of G Choirs; Marta McCarthy,conductor; Christopher Dawes, organ; DanielRubinoff, saxophone. St. George AnglicanChurch, 99 Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. $15; (sr/st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Inbal Segev, cello; ElenaBaksht, piano. Bloch: From Jewish Life;Yedidia: “Panorama” for cello and piano;Stutschewsky: “Frejlachs” (Wedding song);Ben Haim: From Three Songs Without Words;Sephardic Melody; Williams: Theme from B. Concerts Beyond The GTASchindler’s List; Franck: Sonata. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); $15(st).Tuesday April 13• 8:00: Folk Under the Clock. Oysterband.Showplace Performance Centre, 90 GeorgeSt. N., Peterborough. 705-742-7469. .Wednesday April 14• 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian.Montano Cabezas, piano. 54 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free.• 7:30: Plumbing Factory Brass Band.Heroes – Ordinary and Extraordinary. Musicby Handel, Verdi, Arnaud, Gilmore, others.Henry Meredith, conductor. Byron UnitedChurch , 420 Boler Rd., London. 519-471-1250/ 519-659-3600. $15; (st).Thursday April 15• 7:15: Skyliners Big Band. Music of theSwing Era. City Hall Rotunda, 70 Collier St.,Barrie. 705-327-5200. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Made in Canada PianoQuartet. Brahms: Quartet No.1 Op.25;Wuensch: Sonatina for viola and piano;Dvořák: Quartet in E flat Op.87. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Friday April 16• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Nylons. Brian Jackson, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-745-4711/888-745-4717.-.Saturday April 17• 9:15am & 10:15 & 11:15: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Goldilocks and theThree Musical Bears. Children’s concert.Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, 36plusTactusVocal EnsembleApril 18th, 3pmThe Registry Theatre,122 Frederick StreetKitchenerfor more infovisit www.nbpo.netfor tickets phone519-578-15701-800-265-8977sponsors:Heffner Lexus ToyotaWaterloo Region RecordOntario Arts CouncilRegion of Waterloo Arts FundThe Trillium Foundation98.5 CKWR FMThe Registry TheatreThe Kitchener & WaterlooCommunity FoundationKing St. W., Kitchener. 519-745-4711/888-745-4717. .50; .50(children).• 3:00: Port Hope Friends of Music.Stars of Tomorrow. St. Peter’s Church, 240College St., Cobourg. 905-885-1071/800-434-5092. ; $15(st).• 7:30: Bach Elgar Choir. Maestro’sFarewell. Mozart: Requiem; Bach: Christ lagin Todesbanden. Charlene Pauls, soprano;Jennifer Enns Modolo, alto; Cian Horrobin,tenor; Sean Watson, baritone; HamiltonPhilharmonic Orchestra; Howard Dyck,conductor. Melrose United Church, 86Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-527-5995.; (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Eric Himy, piano. Chopin:Etudes Op.25 Nos.1 and 6; Op.10 Nos.5 and10 (“Revolutionary”); Mazurkas Op. 33 Nos2 and 4; Op.54 Nos.2; Fantaisie-Impromptu;Barcarolle; Ballade No.1; Romance fromConcerto No.1; “Heroic” Polonaise; Liszt:Au bord d’une source; Liebesträume; ValseOubliée No.1. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); $15(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Nylons. See Apr 16.• 8:00: Orchestra London Canada.Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto; Morawetz:Overture to a Fairy Tale. Joseph Lanza,violin; John Morris Russell, conductor.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -.Sunday April 18• 3:00: Nota Bene Period Orchestra.Meet You at the Crossroads. Handel:Messiah (excerpts); also music by Tavener,and from the Western and Eastern Orthodoxtraditions. Guest: Tactus Vocal Ensemble.Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.,Kitchener. 519-578-1570/1-800-265-8977.; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Sundays @ 3. The Music of Friends– Early Inspirations. Works by Purcell,Handel, Bach, CPE Bach, Martin, VaughanWilliams, Barber, Britten, Rameau, Raminshand Stumph. Michael Bloss, piano; LeslieBouza, soprano; Margaret Robinson, flute.Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk StW., Guelph. 519-821-0610. .• 7:30: Brantford Symphony Orchestra.Freedman: Oiseaux Exotiques (selections);Barber: Adagio for Strings; Royer: Echoes;Dvořák: New World Symphony. PhilipSarabura, music director. Sanderson Centrefor the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.,Brantford. 519-758-8090/1-800-265-0710. -; $15-(student).Monday April 19• 3:00: Nota Bene / Tactus VocalEnsemble. Meet You at the Crossroads.Handel: Messiah; Tavener: The ProtectingVeil. The Registry Theatre, 122 FrederickSt., Kitchener. 519-745-0777. ;(sr); .Wednesday April 21• 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s.Andrew Ager, organ. St. Andrew’sPresbyterian Church, 47 Owen St., Barrie.705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian.Amabile Trio. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-578-4430. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Chamber Concert. Reinecke:Sonata; Hue: Fantasia; Martinů: Trio forViolin, Flute and Piano; Mozart: SymphonyNo.40 (arr. Hummel). Lydia Yang, flute; PeterVinograde, piano; Emma Banfield, JeremyBauman, violin; Miriam Stewart-Kroeker,cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); $15(st).Thursday April 22• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Zeitouni Conducts Brahms. Mercure:Kaleidoscope; Brahms: Concerto for Violinand Cello Op.102; Symphony No. 4 Op.98.Stephen Sitarski, violin; Thomas Wiebe,cello; Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor. RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-745-4711/888-745-4717. -.• 8:00: Opera Hamilton. La Bohème.Puccini. Miriam Khalil, soprano (Mimi); RogerHoneywell, tenor (Rodolfo); Virginia Hatfield,mezzo (Musetta); Peter Barrett, baritone(Marcello); Cal Stewart Kellogg, conductor;Michael Cavanagh, stage director; HamiltonPhilharmonic Orchestra; Opera HamiltonChorus; members of the Hamilton Children’sChoir. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane,Hamilton. 905-527-7627 x221. -.Also Apr 24.Friday April 23• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Zeitouni Conducts Brahms. See Apr 22.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.Kitchener. -.Saturday April 24• 7:30: John Laing Singers. Spring’s Joy.Laing: Spring’s Joy; also music by Dvořák;Barber, Raminsh, Bissell, and Coakley.Central Presbyterian Church, 165 CharltonAve. W., Hamilton. 905-628-5238. ;(sr); (st).• 7:30: St. James Anglican, Stratford.Giles Bryant, organ. 6 Hamilton St.,Stratford. 519-271-3572. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Zeitouni Conducts Brahms. See Apr. 22.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.Kitchener.• 8:00: Opera Hamilton. La Bohème. SeeApr. 22.• 8:00: Peterborough SymphonyOrchestra. Pictures At an Exhibition.Reznicek: Donna Diana Overture; Glière:Harp Concerto Op.74; Mussorgsky: Picturesat an Exhibition. Caroline Cole, harp;Michael Newnham, conductor. ShowplacePerformance Centre, 290 George St. N.,Peterborough. 705-742-7469. ; ;(st).Sunday April 25• 2:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation.Janina Fialkowska, piano. Works by Chopinand Schumann. Glenn Crombie Theatre,Fleming College, Lindsay. 200 Albert St.S., Lindsay. 705-878-5625. ; (sr);(youth).• 2:30: Kingston Symphony Orchestra.Afternoon at the Opera. Favourite operaarias and choruses. Marianne Fiset, soprano;Julie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano; MarcHervieux, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone;Kingston Choral Society; Glen Fast,conductor. Grand Theatre, 218 Princess44 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMApril 1 - May 7, 2010

St., Kingston. 613-530-2050. -;-(sr); $15-(st); (childrenunder 10).• 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. SpringFever. Cabaret and theatre music. NoelEdison, conductor. St. John’s Church,Henderson/Smith Sts., Elora. 519-846-0331/1-888-747-7550. .Tuesday April 27• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Janina Fialkowska, piano.Chopin: Polonaise in c sharp; Waltz in csharp Op.34 No.1; Nocturne Op.62 No.1;Scherzo No.2; 3 Mazurkas; Sonata in b.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W.,Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st). Pre-purchase esssential!Wednesday April 28• 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian.Annette Haas, singer/songwriter. 54 QueenSt. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.High String. Handel: Overture to Alessandro;Boyce: Symphony No. 6 in F major; Bach:Concerto for Violin and Viola in G major (arr.Bridges); Mozart: Rondo for Violin K.269;Hindemith: Trauermusik. Jerzy Kaplanek,violin; Christine Vlajk, viola; StephenSitarski, conductor. First United Church,16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-745-4711/888-745-4717. .Thursday April 29• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Silver Birch String Quartet.Haydn: Op.33 No.1; Op 64 No.1; Op.76No.6; Op.103. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); $15(st).Friday April 30• 7:30: Perimeter Institute. HagenQuartet. Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, 31Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480.; (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Ensembles of the WellingtonWinds Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Bartók:Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion;also selections for brass quintet, saxophonequartet, and other works. Aird Hall 418,Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. $15; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.High String. See Apr 28. Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph.Saturday May 01• 7:30: Barrie Concerts. Beethoven’s“Emperor” Piano Concerto. SlovakSymphony; Haiou Zhang, piano; KerryStratton, conductor. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscription.• 7:30: Georgian Bay Symphony. TheCowboy Concert. Williams: The CowboysOverture; Copland: Billy the Kid; Fazzi:Western Suite for Guitar and Orchestra;Barry: Dances with Wolves; Rodgers:Oklahoma selections. Alvin Tung, guitar;John Barnum, conductor. OSCVI Auditorium,1550 8th St. E., Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Hamilton PhilharmonicOrchestra. Masterworks Series – TheBrilliant North. Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite;Nielsen: Flute Concerto; Moussa: EtudeNo. 1 for Orchestra (Canadian premiere);Sibelius: Symphony No.2. Guest: LeslieNewman, flute; James Sommerville,conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane,Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -; -(sr); (st); (children under 12).• 7:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra.It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got thatSwing! A musical tribute to the Big Bandera. Diane Wittry, conductor. Centre for theArts, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave.,St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257.; .50(sr); (st); (under 13).Pre-concert talk.• 7:30: Orillia Wind Ensemble. Last Nightof the Proms. Rule Britannia, and otherclassics. Roy Menagh, director; guests:The Cellar Singers. Orillia Opera House, 20Mississaga St. W., Orillia. 705-326-8011.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.High String. See Apr 28. CentralPresbyterian Church, 7 Queen’s Square,Cambridge.Sunday May 02• 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra.It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got thatSwing! See May 1.• 2:30: Orchestra London Canada. LatinPops. Music from Latin America. LondonLatin band Pachanga; Paul Stevenson,trumpet; Jeff Christmas, conductor.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -.• 3:00: Wellington Winds. The SunNever Sets on the British Empire. Worksby Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Grainger,Cable, Benjamin and others. Daniel Warren,conductor; Michael Purves-Smith, oboe. FirstUnited Church, 16 William St., Waterloo.519-579-3097. ; $15; .• 7:30: Arcady. Young Artist Showcase.Music of Ronald Beckett. Abigail Freeman,mezzo; Youth of Ruth Chorus. St. Paul’sAnglican Church, 302 St. George St., PortDover. 519-428-3185. .50 (free tochildren under 12). 6:00: dinner (.50).Wednesday May 05• 12:00 noon: Midday Music WithShigeru. Ragtime and more... Music byJoplin, Gershwin, Ellington, Berlin andRutherford. Mark Rutherford, piano. Hi-WayPentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie.705-726-1181. ; free(students).• 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian.Chamber Concert. Wendy Wagler, flute;Hector Vasquez, cello; Boyd McDonald,piano. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free.• 8:00: Orchestra London Canada.Bach Finale. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4;Canata BWV 205; Sinfonia from CantataBWV 209. Orchestra London Chamber Choirand soloists; Timothy Vernon, conductor.St. Paul’s Cathedral, 472 Richmond St.,London. 519-679-8778. ; .Friday May 07• 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. Jeansn’ Classics Band – Fleetwood Mac. NeilDonell, Rique Franks, Kathryn Rose, vocals.Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London.519-679-8778. -.Spring’s JoyATTN READERS: These listingsare abridged due to space limitations.For detailed listings visit ourwebsite! While you’re there, checkout the online Venue Directory formore about the GTA’s most happeninglive music venues.ATTN VENUES: For a limitedtime, join our online Venue Directoryfor only /year! Includesweb profile, photo, online mappin, and web link. Contact jazz@thewholenote.comAlize Restaurant2459 Yonge St. 416-487-2771Every Sun Lara Solnicki Sings in English &French w guest guitar players. 6:30-9:30pmAlleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865www.alleycatz.caEvery Mon Salsa Night w DJ FrankBischun w Lessons 8pm; Every Tue CarloBerardinucci Band, Swing & Jazz Cover8:30pm; Every Wed Valu David & Co. Jazz& Soul 8:30pm; Every Thu Soul, R&Band Reggae; Every Fri & Sat Funk, Soul,Reggae, R&B, Cover without dinnerreservations: Apr 1, 2&3 Graffitti Park.Apr 8, 9&10 Lady Kane. Apr 15 Ascension.Apr 16&17 Prime Time Band. Apr 22 LadyKane. Apr 23 Prime Time Band. Apr 24&29Soular. Apr 30 Lady Kane.Annex Live, The296 Brunswick Ave. 416-929-3999C. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)www.theannexlive.comAria Bistro & Lounge485 Main Street North, (see website forupdated schedule)Every Fri & Sat Night Fireside Jazz SeriesAzure Restaurant and Barat the Intercontinental Hotel225 Front Street 416-597-3701www.azurerestaurant.caEvery Thu, Fri, Sat Dan Bodanis, BernieSenensky & Steve Wallace 5:30-10:30pmAxis Gallery & Grill3048 Dundas Street West 416-604-3333Every Sat & Sun Julian Fauth & JamesThomson 12-3pm; Every Tue The JunctionJam, hosted by Derek DownhamBlack Swan, The154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed The Danforth Jam w/ Jon Longand Friends 9:30pmBoiler House, The55 Mill Street 416-203-2121Every Sun Jazz Brunch 11-3pmBon Vivant Restaurant1924 Avenue Road 416-630-5153Every Fri Guitarist Margaret Stowe 6-9pmCastro’s Lounge2116 Queen Street East 416-699-8272April 1 - May 7, 2010 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 45

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