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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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(11am). 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Religiousservice.• 2:00: Halton Museum Foundation. Jazz atthe Museum. Margot Roi, jazz vocals. HaltonRegion Museum, 5181 Kelso Rd., Milton. 905-875-2200 x27. . Includes light appetizers.• 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. Ishay Shaer,piano. Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.126 andOp.119; Somers: Sonata No.1; Chopin: TwelveEtudes Op.25. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-654-0877. ; (st). Receptionfollowing to meet the artist.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 8:00: Markham Symphony-StringChamber Orchestra. A Revival CelebrationConcert. Vivaldi: Winter (from Four Seasons);also classic favourites, tangos and love tunes.Ephraim Cheung, conductor; guest: MercedesCheung, violin. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811 or 905-887-9909. ;(sr/st).A. Concerts in the GTAMonday April 09• 7:00: Musideum. Sean Bray, acoustic guitarand mandolin, and Mark Dunn, bass. 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .Tuesday April 10• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Plays of Light – TrioArkel. Beethoven: String Trio in G Op.9 No.1;Saariaho: Cloud Trio. Marie Bérard, violin; TengLi, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Musicat Midday: Ad nos, ad salutarem undam.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffman. Offenbach. Russell Thomas, tenor(Hoffman – Apr 10, 14, 18, 21, 27, May 6, 14);David Pomeroy, tenor (Hoffman – May 3, 8);Lauren Segal, mezzo (The Muse, Nicklausse);Andriana Chuchman, soprano (Olympia); ErinWall, soprano (Antonia); Keri Alkema, sopranoI FURIOSI’SFAMILY JEWELSFriday April 13th 2012 8:00pmguests: uncle JED WENTZ - flauto traversobig brother OLIVIER FORTIN - harpsichord / ticketsonly available at the doorifuriosi.comNEW VENUE: EASTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH310 DANFORTH AVENUE (near Chester TTC)(Giulietta); Lee Blakeley, stage director; JohannesDebus, conductor. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. –8. Also Apr 14(mat),18, 21, 27, May 3, 6(mat), 8, 14.Wednesday April 11• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Paul Jessen, organ. 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 6:00: VIVA! Youth Singers. A Gala Eveningwith Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano. Fundraisinggala concert. With Stephen Ralls, piano;Ton Beau String Quartet; Iain Scott, host. St.Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. E. 416-788-8482.5(includes dinner). (SEE AD ON PREVI-OUS PAGE).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Anonymous 4.Twentieth anniversary celebration concert ofa cappella medieval music. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky & Verdi. Verdi: Overture to La forzadel destino; Pace, pace mio dio; Ballet Musicfrom Macbeth; Tchaikovsky: Polonaise andLetter Scene from Eugene Onegin; SymphonyNo.6 “Pathétique.” Sondra Radvanovksy,soprano; Gianandrea Noseda, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. AlsoApr 14.Thursday April 12• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: IZM. Street dancing performanceby Boyizm dance company, Crazy Smooth, director.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Trio Kokopelli. Aheli Pimienta Barajas,flute and alto flute; Catherine Gray, viola;Ko-Ni Choi, harp. Christ I furiosi Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416- just 241-1298. can’t Free, donationswelcome. quit you.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Thomas Gonder, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Public Library NorthernDistrict. Nuno Cristo & Alvaro Oyarce. Spanishand Portuguese guitar. 40 Orchard View Blvd.,Rm. 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Guys andDolls. Music and lyrics by F. Loesser; written byJ. Swerling and A. Burrows. Sharon Vandrish,music director; Joe Gomes, stage director.Rose Theatre Brampton, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. ; (sr/st); (12and under). Also Apr 13, 14(mat and eve).• 7:30: Small World Music/Batuki MusicSociety. Bombino. Blues from the Saharan desert.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-536-5439. /(adv).• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Canadian Brass. 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801.–.Friday April 13• 7:00: St. Andrew’s United Church. InternationalTrombone Week Recital. Raum: OlmutzConcerto; Romance; Ravel: Piece en forme deHabanera; Sandstrom: Sang till Lotta: Tchaikovsky:Romance; and other works. Dale Sorensen,trombone; Vanessa May-lok Lee, piano;and others. 117 Bloor St. E. 416-929-0811.; (sr/st/artists); (family). In supportof church organ campaign.• 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Guys andDolls. See Apr 12.• 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Rising Stars: Members of theHannaford Youth Program. Anita McAlister, director.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St.W. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ;(sr); (st); festival pass: ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Jazzing it Up. Adi Braun, jazz vocals; withJordan Klapman, piano; Sophia Perlman, jazzvocals; with Adrean Farrugia, piano. CrescentSchool Creative Learning Centre, 2365 BayviewAve. 416-366-0467. 5. See listingssection D, “The ETCeteras” under Galas &Fundraisers.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Buddy Guy, blues guitar and vocals.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.The German Romantics. Wagner: Preludeand Liebestod; Weber: Clarinet Concerto No.1;Brahms: Symphony No.3. Zoltan Kalman, clarinet;Sabatino Vacca, music director. ScarlettHeights Entrepreneurial Academy, 15 TrenhorneDr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ;(sr); (st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: French Connection. In Concert. TraditionalCreole songs and works by Papineau-Couture, Debussy, Fauré, Satie, Charpentierand others. Jane Blackstone, Louise Morleyand others, piano; Barbara Fris and others, soprano;Allan Pulker, flute; Elizabeth Macmillanand Velma Ko, violin. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-922-3618. –.• 8:00: Gallery 345. David Buchbinder, trumpet,and Dave Restivo, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (st).40 April 1 – May 7, 2012

Pantone versionCMYK versionBlack & White version• 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. FamilyJewels. Music by the families of Bach, Purcell,Couperin and others. Guests: Jed Wentz, flautotraverse; Olivier Fortin, harpsichord. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-910-8740. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Music of IrshadKhan World Ensemble. Traditional Indian music,jazz, Latin, Indo-blues, world-beat/fusion. IrshadKhan, sitar; John Brownell, drums; DaveRamkissoon, tabla; Brian Leger, guitar; MarkWest, keyboards; Dave Field, bass. RBC Theatre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. and up.• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Alice Tan Ridley. 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801.–; (st).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. See Apr 6.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Royal ConservatoryOrchestra conducted by Uri Mayer. Concertfeaturing wind and brass performers fromthe Glenn Gould School. Varèse: Intergrales;Gounod: Petite Symphonie; Strauss: Serenadefor Winds; Mozart: Clarinet Concerto. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.Chausson: Concerto for Violin and Piano;Shahrimanyan: Serenade (world premiere);Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Victor Kuleshov,violin; Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano;Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.New York Voices featuring Cadence.Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 8:00: Via Salzburg. Très rythmé. Ravel:String Quartet; works by Gershwin, Kapustin,Donnelly and others. Guests: Chris Donnelly,piano and composition; Hayley Mitchell,vocals. Rosedale United Church, 159 RoxboroughDr. 416-972-9193. ; (sr); (under30); (st).Saturday April 14• 12:00 noon: Hannaford Street SilverBand. Festival of Brass: Community Showcase.Performance by bands from across Ontario.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or1-800-708-6754. ; (sr); (st); festivalpass: ; (sr); (st).• 1:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Toronto Chamber Choir and Cantores Celestes.Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 1:00 and 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre.Guys and Dolls. See Apr 12.• 2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church (OrganCommittee). The Sound of Music with Organand Voice. Sacred and secular program.Imre Olah, organ; Arda Shephard, soprano. 188Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121. Freewill offering.• 2:30: A little OPERA for little BABIES.Family Edition. Opera, music theatre and artsong with a focus on family and child friendlyrepertoire. Cheryl Campbell and JenniferCarter, sopranos; Loralie Kirkpatrick, mezzo;Kent Tisher, tenor; Christopher Burton, piano;and others. Bloor Street United Church, 300Bloor St. W. 416-822-3530. ; (sr/st/under 13); (family, available online only).Grace church-On-The-hill300 lo n s da l e roa d (at russell hill roa d), to ro n toproudly presentsa tribute toone night only!SaT. april 142012featuringThe YOrk jazzenSemblewith vocalistsgeorge westerholmand beverly taftshow starts at 7:30 pmtickets seniors/students cash bar, dance floor,cabaret tablesf o r m o r e i n f o r m at i o n : www.gracechurchonthehill.caProceeds to the Linden Fund and Neonatal IntensiveCare.• 3:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Retrocity featuring Human Record. HarbourfrontCentre, Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. .• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffman. See Apr 10.• 7:00: Ella Cheloznova Presents. Baroqueand Jazz. Hass: Solfege; Templeton: PocketSize Sonata No.1; Bach: Aria; Adagio; D. Scarlatti:Three Sonatas for Piano Solo; Harvey:Stomping; Dimidov: Blues; and other works. JulianMilkis, clarinet; Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-721-4662 or 416-226-9151. –.• 7:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. SeniorTreble Choir Festival Concert. St. Anne’s AnglicanChurch, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-932-8666. ; (child).• 7:30: Aaron Tan, organist. Organ Recital.Works by Prokofiev, Franck, Guilmant,Debussy and others. Aaron Tan, organ; DavidChodoriwsky, piano. Scarborough BluffsUnited Church, 3739 Kingston Rd. 416-267-8265. .• 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. A Tributeto Duke Ellington. York Jazz Ensemble; BeverlyTaft and George Westerholm, vocals. 300Londsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra.Young Artist Series: 44th Concert.Puccini: O mio babbino caro; Mozart: SymphonyNo.36 in C “Linz”; Saint-Saëns: Cello ConcertoNo.1 in a Op.33; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.1 in C Op.1. Grace Lee, soprano; San Rim,cello; Richard Lee, conductor. St. Andrew KimCatholic Church, 849 Don Mills Rd. 416-456-3513. /(adv).• 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society. Soundscapes.Program of contrasting classic andcontemporary repertoire inspired by Italian Renaissance.Peter Stoll, clarinet; IridescenceWind Quintet; and choir. St. Mark’s Church,130 Mineola Rd. E., Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; (sr); (youth, 25 and under).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Armide. Lully. PeggyCBSO_Ad_March2012 3/13/12 2:04 PM Page 1SATURDAY at 8 pmApril 14, 2012St. Timothy’sAnglican Church4125 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughANNUAL FUNDRAISER CONCERTHANDEL Water MusicSAINT-SÄENSCarnival of the Animalswith piano soloists on 2 pianosNorman Reintamm & Tiiu HaamerHAYDNSymphony no. 99 (London)Tickets Kriha Dye, soprano (Armide); Colin Ainsworth,tenor (Renaud); João Fernandes, bass(Hidraot); Vasil Garvanliev, baritone (Aronte);Carla Huhtanen, soprano (Phenice/Lucinde);and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestraand Chamber Choir, David Fallis, conductor;Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. ;(under 30 with ID). Also Apr 15(mat), 17,18, 20, 21.• 7:30: Singing Together. A Celebration ofCultural Diversity through Choral Music. ChineseCanadian Choir of Toronto, Coro San Marco,Edelweiss Chor, Joyful Singers, Nayiri ArmenianChoir of Toronto, Noor Armenian Children’sChoir, the Caribbean Choral of Toronto. TorontoKorean Presbyterian Church, 67 Scarsdale Rd.416-481-8484. .• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Annual Fundraising Concert. Handel: WaterMusic; Saint-Saëns: Carnival of Animals;Haydn: Symphony No.99 “London.” NormanCATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agencyof the Government of Ontario2011–2012NORMAN REINTAMM artistic directorSATURDAY at 8 pmMay 26, 2012 *P.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughRICHARD STRAUSSscenesfromDer RosenkavalierMarion Samuel-Stevens sopranoIris Rodrigues sopranoChelsea Säuer mezzo-sopranoChris Coyne tenorJohn David Jasper baritoneRegular adult, st/sr(under 12 free)Premium adult, st/sr(under 12 free)* Subscription Concert | 416.879.5566April 1 – May 7, 41

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