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Volume 15 Issue 8 - May 2010

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• 1:00: St. James’

• 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.• 5:15: University of Toronto. Vicki St.Pierre, mezzo, DMA recital. Bach: Solo AltoCantatas; Vivaldi: Stabat Mater. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3744. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MariaStuarda. See May 1.• 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre.S’Wonderful: The Soul of Gershwin. SeeMay 1.Wednesday May 05• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Dan Amorin, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416- 922-1167. Free.• 2:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre.S’Wonderful: The Soul of Gershwin. SeeMay 1.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. JazzSeries: Cuevas con Cuerdas. Latin vocal musicperformed by vocalist Eliana Cuevas andher band with the strings of the COC Orchestra.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:30: Classical Music Consort. SpringtimeHandel Festival: The Italian Handel.Corelli: Violin Sonata Op.5 No.1; Lotti: TrioSonata in F; Handel: Trio Sonata in B flatOp.2 No.4; Trio Sonata in b Op.2 No.1; andA. Concerts In The GTApresentother works. Andrew Ager, organ; ElyssaLefurgey-Smith, violin; Justin Haynes, violada gamba; Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord.St. James’ Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-978-8849. Freewill offering.• 8:00: International Touring Productions/RichmondHill Centre for the PerformingArts. 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. 10268Yonge 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. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Violin Concerto. Tippett: Little Musicfor Strings; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3in G K216; Elgar: Symphony No.1 in A flatOp.55. Andrew Davis, guest conductor;Stefan Jackiw, violin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -8.Thursday May 06• 10:00am & 1:00: Canadian Children’sOpera Company. The Secret World of Og.(This performance for school groups only).Based on the children’s novel by Pierre Berton.Music and libretto by Dean Burry. AnnCooper Gay, music director. Enwave Theatre,231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. (school groups).• 11:00am: Royal Conservatory. CDLaunch “Two Roads to Exile”. Braunfels:String Quintet Op.63 (finale). ARC Ensemble.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. Free.• 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.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Violin Concerto. See May 5.• 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). Also May 7-9, 13-16.• 7:30: Classical Music Consort. SpringtimeHandel Festival: The German andFrench Handel. Bach: Sonata for Violin andContinuo in G BWV1021; Schmeltzer: ViolinSonata; LeClair: Violin Sonata Op.1 No.3in Bb; Handel: Violin Sonata Op.1 No.13HWV371; Bach: Sonata for Violin and Continuoin e BWV1023; and other works. AndrewAger, organ; Brandi Berry, violin; AshiqAziz, harpsichord. St. James’ Cathedral, 65Church 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.• 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre.S’Wonderful: The Soul of Gershwin. SeeMay 1.Friday May 07• 10:00am & 1:00: Canadian Children’sOpera Company. The Secret World of Og.See May 6. (This performance for schoolgroups only)• 7:00: Small World Music. GundechaBrothers. Indian Dhrupad music. Yoga Centre,2 College St. 416-536-5439. .• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Cabaret. See May 6.• 7:30: Alliance Française Toronto. Homageto 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, Bratsche undKlavier Op.91; Zigeunerlieder Op.103; andother works. Trish O’Reilly, soprano; MarthaSpence, mezzo; Elizabeth Morris, viola; EllenMeyer and Michelle Kyle, piano; Maria Thorburn,narrator. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-944-2655. ; $15(sr/st).• 7:30: Classical Music Consort. SpringtimeHandel Festival: The Secular Handel.Handel: “Sweet Bird” from L’Allegro; Il DelirioAmoroso HWV99; Widor: Selections fromorgan symphonies (various). Andrew Ager,organ; Dawn Bailey, soprano; Ashiq Aziz,conductor. St. James’ Cathedral, 65 ChurchSt. 416-978-8849. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Abductionfrom the Seraglio, in concert. Mozart.Cheryl Campbell, soprano (Constanza); 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).Fridays@8TheChoirsofLawrenceParkCommunityChurchMarkToews,DirectorofMusicpresentsaSpringChoralConcertRobertDivito,trumpetJohnBrownell,percussionRonaldJordan,organmusicofPaulHalley,StephenHatfield&JohnRutterFriday,May7,8:00pmLawrenceParkCommunityChurch2180BayviewAvenue(ampleparkingavailable)tickets:/(seniors&students)4164891551www.lawrenceparkchurch.ca28 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMay 1 - June 7, 2010

arraymusic.comSolo/DuoCONCERTfeaturing Array Ensemblepianist Stephen Clarke +violinist Rebecca van der PostStravinsky, Ives,Fargion, Pärt, Schnittke*Special support fromMetcalf Foundation +SOCAN FoundationFriday, May 7 8pm• 8:00: Arraymusic/Music Gallery. ArraySolo/Duo Concert. Stravinsky: ChansonRusse; Ives: Sonata No.4; Fargion: JanetTopp; Part: For Alina; Spiegel im Spiegel;Schnittke: Sonata No.2. Stephen Clarke,piano; Rebecca van der Post, violin. 197John St. 416-204-1080 x1. ; $15 (members,arts worker, students).• 8:00: County Town Singers. Sing SingSing. An eclectic mix of choral selections.Barbara Ouellette, music director. CAW Hall,1425 Phillip Murray Ave., Oshawa. 905-655-9505/ 905-509-4111. $15; (sr/st).• 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Glorious and Free. Marches, anthemsand songs. John Liddle, conductor; guest:Kathy Thompson, vocalist. Silverthorn CollegiateAuditorium, 291 Mill Rd. 416-410-1570. ; $15(sr); (st); free(child 12and under).• 8:00: Fridays @ 8. In Concert. Works byHalley, Hatfield and Rutter. Choirs of LawrencePark Community Church, Mark Toews,music director; Robert DiVito, trumpet;John Brownell, percussion; Ronald Jordan,organ. Lawrence Park Community Church,2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre.S’Wonderful: The Soul of Gershwin. SeeMay 1.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Weston Silver Band. Guest: GuidoBasso, flugelhorn; John Sherwood, piano;Steve Wallace, bass. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Lute-fest. Worksby Ali ibn Nafi, Li Gong Ren and Francescoda Milano. Terry McKenna, lute; BassamBishara, oud; Wen Zhao, pipa. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -.• 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. Music:Evolution and Revolution. Music of inspiration.Guests: Choirs from Swansea PublicSchool; Nicole Bellamy, accompanist; LaurieEvan Fraser, artistic director. Grace Churchon-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510.; adv; students and children free.Saturday May 08• 2:00 & 7:30: Canadian Children’sOpera Company. The Secret World of Og.Burry. Ann Cooper Gay, music director;Joel Ivany, stage director. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre. 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. ; $15(sr/st).• 2:00 & 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre.S’Wonderful: The Soul of Gershwin.See May 1.• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. TheFlying Dutchman. See May 2.• 7:00: Classical Music Consort. SpringtimeHandel Festival: The Sacred Handel.Handel: La Resurrezione. Emily Atkinson(Angelo); Hannah Dixon (Maddalena); DanielCabena (Cleofe); Cory Knight (San Giovanni);Matthew Cassils (Lucifero); Ashiq Aziz, conductor.St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St.416-978-8849. ; $15.• 7:00: St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch. Spring Concert. Bells of St. Andrew’sand Vocal Choir; Children’s Chimes;Handbell Choirs; Quintessence Ensemble; St.Andrew’s Choir. 115 St Andrew’s Rd. 416-438-4100. .• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Cabaret. See May 6.• 7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus. A-Rovin’.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111.• 7:30: Burlington Civic Chorale. A Flourishof Mozart. Mozart: Litaniae Lauretanae;Missa in C; Coronation; Dixit et Magnificat;Regina Coeli. Guest soloists and chamber orchestra.St. Christopher’s Anglican Church,662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-549-5897.; (advance).• 7:30: Lansing United Church. ChamberConcert Series. Brahms: Two Songs forMezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano Op.91;Sonata No. 2 in E-flat for Viola and PianoOp.120; Haydn: Trio for Violin, Viola andCello HobXVI; Beethoven: String Trio in cOp.9 No.3. Anush Pasishnik, mezzo; AlbinaMolodozhan, violin; Anna Antropova, viola;Luke Pomorski, cello; Yaroslav Pugach,piano. 49 Bogert Ave. 416-838-9518. ;$15(sr/st); free(child 12 and under).• 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. In Concert.Beethoven: Mass in C; also a selectionof renaissance madrigals. David Bowser,music director; Anne Marie Leonard, accompanist;guest soloists: Corinne Lynch,Patti Ann Vipond, Bernie Lynch and AndrewTees; NYCO Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.St. John’s United Church, 262 RandallSt, Oakville. 905-825-0776. ; $15(st);free(child 12 and under).• 7:30: Orpheus Choir. Athalia. Handel.Sidgwick Scholars, soloists; Talisker Players;Robert Cooper, conductor; EdwardMoroney, accompanist. Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); $15(st).• 7:30: St. George’s Memorial Church.Jazz at George’s: Lynn McDonald, vocalist.With Dave Restivo, piano; Pat Reid, bass;Ted Warren, drums. 39 Athol St. W., Oshawa.905-263-2791. .• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Violin Concerto. See May 5.• 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. Pray, Love, Live.Lauridsen: Lux Aterna; works by Whitacre;Latin American songs; and other music.Gerard Yun, guest conductor. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211.; $15(sr/st).• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta ChamberPlayers. Wine and Cheese. Works byChampagne, Ireland, Holbrooke, Kuzmenko,Expect something different...Canadian SinfoniettaRiverdaleEnsembleFrühling, Goossens and Glick. Riverdale Ensemble.416 221-3623. ; ; $15.• 8:00: County Town Singers. Sing SingSing. See May 7.• 8:00: Metropolitan United Church.Miracles: A Spring Concert of Medieval Musicwith Labyrinth Walk. Krystina Lewicki,Robert Cooper C.M.artistic directorEdward MoroneyaccompanistAthaliaHandel’s dramatic third oratorio. A story of murder,a hidden heir, and the triumph of the true religion.Saturday May 8, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.Eglinton St George’s United ChurchTickets: ; senior; $15 student.Order tickets at www.orpheuschoirtoronto.comor by phone at 416-530-4428May 1 - June 7, 2010 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 29

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