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Volume 17 Issue 8 - May 2012

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• 7:30: Burlington Civic Chorale. Intimationsof Immortality. Music by Chatman, Brahms,Mendelssohn, Barber and Rheinberger. GaryFisher, music director. St. Christopher’s AnglicanChurch, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 289-337-6777. /(adv).• 7:30: Burlington Welsh Male Chorus. 10thAnnual Concert Celebration. Featuring traditionalWelsh songs, hymns, show tunes, classicaland easy listening songs. Marion Samuel-Stevens,soprano; Jason Howard, baritone. BurlingtonPerforming Arts Centre, 440 LocustSt., Burlington. 905-681-6000. . In supportof Halton Women’s Place. (SEE AD PRE-VIOUS PAGE)• 7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. RomanceroGitano. Featuring music of Castelnuovo-Tedesco.Drew Henderson, guitar;Cheryll Chung, conductor. Trinity College, U ofT, 6 Hoskin Ave. 647-822-5412. ; (sr/st); free(under 12).A. Concerts in the Gta• 7:30: Church of St. Timothy Senior Choir.Mendelssohn Te Deum. With guest the NathanialDett Chorale. Church of St. Timothy, 100Old Orchard Grove. 416-488-0079. . Proceedsto St. Timothy’s• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Oakville Ensemble. Triumph of theSpirit. Glick: Triumph of the Spirit; A. Richardson:new work; also arrangements of Canadianfolk songs by D. Patriquin; and original settingof O Canada. Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St.John’s United Church, 262 Randall St., Oakville.905-825-9740. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv); (fam)/(adv). Also May 13(mat, Mary Mother of God, Oakville).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Hansel and Gretel.Humperdinck. Shilpa Sharma, mezzo (Hansel);Sharon Tikiryan, soprano (Gretel); David Roth,baritone (Father); Christy Derksen, mezzo(Mother); Tracy Reynolds, mezzo; and others;Counterpoint Community OrchestraTerry Kowalczuk, Music DirectorChildren’s Chorus; William Shookhoff, pianoand conductor. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. . As partof Request Fest.• 7:30: Side Door Records. A Night withBill King: Celebrating 50 Years of Music. BillKing, piano and compositions; guests: JackieRichardson, Jay Douglas and Stacey Bulmer,vocals; Liza Paul, narrator; Gillian Leask, dancer.The Royal, 608 College St. 416-534-5252. .• 7:30: Village Voices. Beginnings. Songscelebrating birth, rebirth and motherhood,featuring solos and duets. Joan Andrews,conductor; Gerald Loo, accompanist. St. Andrew’sPresbyterian Church, 143 Main St. N.,Markham. 905-294-8687. ; (sr/st).free(under 12).• 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Missa Solemnis.Beethoven: Missa Solemnis; J.C. Bach:Viola Concerto. Trinity Festival Chorus; TonyBrowning, conductor; guest: Ian Clarke, viola.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora.905-727-6101. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Tannis Slimmon.St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 KingstonRd. 416-264-2235. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Anna Belikova/Gallery 345. An Eveningof Russian Opera. Excerpts from Tchaikovsky:Eugene Onegin; The Queen of Spades;Iolanta; Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina; Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden. Luiza Zhuleva,soprano; Anna Belikova, contralto; Stas Vitort,tenor; Serkiy Danko, baritone; Solomon Tencer,bass; Zenhya Yesmanovich, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-636-2316. .• 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. Communal: Waysof Being. Sirett: newly commissioned work.Featuring musical ensembles directed by pastand present Bell’Arte members. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-269-5044. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.From the House of Mirth. Also 4:00. SeeMay 9.• 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.May Concert. Widor: Organ SymphonyNo.6; Saint-Saëns: Morceau de concert;Bach-Stokowski: Toccata and Fugue; Bizet:L’Arlésienne No.1; and other works. WilhelminaTiemersma, organ; Damir Pavelic, horn;Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke’s UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-762-9257./(adv); (13 and under).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Retro A Cappella. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (industry with ID/arts worker).continues after Canary PagesRomancero GitanoCharles-Marie Widor: Organ Symphony No. 6with Wilhelmina Tiemersma, organSaint-Saëns: Morceau de concert, Horn Soloist Damir PavelicBach-Stokowski: Toccata & Fugue • Bizet: L’Arlésienne #1 • and More!Sat. May 12 • 2012 • 8 pm • Saint Luke’s United Church • 353 Sherbourne St.• Ticket Prices: at the Door • Advance • Youth Thirteen and Under •Reservations/Groups/Info: 416-762-9257 • • www.ccorchestra.orgVillage Voices, directed by Joan Andrews, accompanied by Gerald Loo presentsFeaturing music celebrating the joyous season of birth and re-birth.Saturday May 12th 2012, 7:30 St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church,143 Main Street Markham North,Markham.Tickets at the door .Senior/Student .Children 12 and under free.To reserve call 905.294.8687or email: info@villagevoices.ca36 May 1 – June 7, 2012

Saturday May 12 (continued)• 8:00: Music Gallery/Contact ContemporaryMusic. Short Stories. An exploration of thesymbiotic relationship between sound and vision,from narrative to abstract storytelling.Kyriakides: Dreams of the Blind (Canadian premiere);M. Gordon: Light Is Calling (Canadianpremiere); Ledroit: new work. 197 John St.416-204-1080. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Fiesta.Guest: Polovois Issariotis, guitar. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021. ; (sr); (st/child). Also May 13(mat).• 8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. Earth, Air &Water. Works by Telfer, Smallman, Daley andWatson Henderson; premiered works by Barronand Sawarna. With Lavalée Brass. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 647-466-7673. ; (sr); (st/under 30).• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. BluebirdNorth: Where Songwriters Write and Tell. TomiSwick, Matthew de Zoete and Carole Pope,singer-songwriters; Blair Packham, host.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Vivaldi: Four SeasonsOp.8 (complete); Flute Concerto No.3 in D“Il Gardellino”; Mozart: Symphony No.29 in a;Magowan and Denomme-Welch: Deux Poèmessur la Formation des Glaces. Samantha Chang,flute; and others; Ronald Royer, conductor;guest: Daniel Swift, conductor. St. Paul’sL’Amoreaux Centre, 3333 Finch Ave. E. 416-429-0007. ; (sr); (youth). 7:15: Preconcertchat.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. National Chinese Acrobats. See 3:30.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Conventof Pleasure. See May 11.Sunday May 13• 2:00: Alexander Singers and Players. Manof La Mancha. See May 4.• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Semele.See May 9.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 2:00: Halton Museum Foundation. Jazzat the Museum. American Songbook classicsMay 1 – June 7, 2012Mark VuorinenMusic DirectorKaffeemusikBach: Brich demHungrigen dein BrotFeaturing Bethany Horst, ColleenRenihan, Stephen Hegedus, and theTalisker PlayersSunday May 13 • 3 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park1570 Yonge St.(416) 763-1695torontochamberchoir.caincluding Gershwin, Porter, Waller and bohemianswing. George Grosman, vocals and guitar;Tony Quarrington and David Dunlap, guitar.Halton Region Museum, 5171 Kelso Rd., Milton.905-875-2200 x27. . Includes lightappetizers.• 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Fiesta.See May 12.• 3:00: Echo Women’s Choir. Beautiful City.M. Dunn: Troublemaker; Speed Up; Westcott:Sun (text by E. Rose); also traditional Arabic,Indian and Georgian repertoire and otherselections. Alan Gasser, conductor; BeccaWhitla, piano; guests: Deanna Yerichuk, conductor;Suba Sankaran, vocals. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-588-9050 x3./(adv); (un(der)waged).• 3:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. The Sondheim JazzProject featuring Bobby Hsu and Alex Samaras.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (industry with ID/arts worker).• 3:00: Music at Islington. Save the DRAMAfor your MAMA: A Mother’s Day Cabaret. Favouritesof Broadway, jazz, classical music andspirituals. Brenna Conrad, Calla Heilbron, AndrewAitchison and Mark McCrae, vocalists. IslingtonUnited Church, 25 Burhamthorpe Rd.416-621-3656. ; (st); free(under 12).• 3:00: Musideum. Rita di Ghent, jazz vocals.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. PWYC.• 3:00: Oakville Ensemble. Triumph of theSpirit. Glick: Triumph of the Spirit; A. Richardson:new work; also arrangements of Canadianfolk songs by D. Patriquin; and original settingof O Canada. With Oakville Children’s Choir;Stéphane Potvin, conductor. Mary Mother ofGod Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville.905-825-9740. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv); (fam)/(adv). Also May 12(St. John’s United Church, Oakville).• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Emanuel Ax, piano.Copland: Piano Variations; Haydn: Andantewith Variations in f “Un piccolo divertimento”;Beethoven: Variations and Fugue in E-flatOp.35 “Eroica”; Schumann: Études en forme devariations Op.13 (Symphonic Études). KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Charity Kaffeemusik:Bach Cantata. Bach: Cantata BWV39Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot (Break yourbread for the hungry). Bethany Horst, soprano;Colleen Renihan, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus,bass-baritone; Talisker Players; MarkVuorinen, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. –;.50(under 30); (pre-concert lecture).Reception to follow. Food drive for SecondHarvest.• 3:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Felix Galimir Chamber Music AwardConcert. Award presentation to, and performanceby, the winning ensemble of the 2012award. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. PWYC. Proceedsto benefit the Felix Galimir Chamber MusicScholarship Award.• 4:00: Canadian Men’s Chorus. Out of theDepths: An Exploration of Sacred Music. Murray:Book of Lamentations (world premiere);also music by Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina, Willan,Takach and others. Greg Rainville, artisticdirector. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-341-8775. .• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.From the House of Mirth. See May 9.• 4:00: Gallery 345/Array Music Fundraiser.Array Music Fundraiser: Music by Erik Satie(1866-1925). Satie: Chanson; Elegie; Les Anges;Trois Mocreaux en Forme de Poire (pianofour hands); Socrate. Stephen Clarke and EveEgoyan, piano; Christopher Butterfield, vocals.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-532-3019. .• 4:00: Mississauga Youth Orchestra. Mother’sDay Concert. Handel: Arrival of the Queenof Sheba; Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3; Rossini:Overture to Semiramide. Daniel Yacoub, piano;CanadianMen’s ChorusGreg Rainville, ADO u t o f t h e D e p t h sA n E x p l o r a t i o n o f S a c r e d M u s i cWorld Premiere Performance:Book of Lamentations by Patrick MurraySunday, May 13 4:00PM Glenn Gould StudioTickets NO SERVICE or at the door.John Barnum, Ben Bolt-Martin, conductors.Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Centre Dr.Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (4-17).• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Hilario Durán Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Toronto Singing Studio. Regardsto Broadway! Songs from favourite Broadwaymusicals. Celebration Choir; Vivace Vox;Vocal Mosaic; Linda Eyman, director. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. ; (sr/st); (family).• 6:00: Ad Summum Events. Jani Papadhimitri,violin, and Rudin Lengo, piano. Worksby Grieg, Schubert, Liszt and Bizet. VictoriaCollege Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-419-4718. ; (sr/st).Monday May 14• 12:15: ORGANIX Concerts. Renée AnneLouprette. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10Trinity Sq. 416-769-3893. .• 7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance/TorontoReference Library. New Music 101: Programme4. Part four of a four-part lecture/demonstration series on contemporary classicalmusic. Host: Robert Everett-Green; guests:New Adventures in Sound Art; junctQín keyboardcollective. Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium,Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-9594 or 416-393-7131. Free. For furtherdetails, see listings section D “The ETCeteras”under Lectures & Symposia.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffmann. See May 3.• 8:00: Etobicoke Youth Strings. Spring Serenade.Music by Vivaldi, Handel and Elgar. ShariLundy, conductor. Islington United Church,25 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. 416-239-0523. Free.• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:30: Glenn Gould Foundation. Glenn GouldPrize Gala Concert: In Honour of Leonard Cohen.Featuring Basia Bulat, Adam Cohen, CowboyJunkies, John Prine, Serena Ryder and others;guest speaker: Adrienne Clarkson; and otherspeakers and readers. Massey Hall, 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. .95–9.95. Includesannouncement of City of Toronto GlennGould Protégé Prize winner.Tuesday May 15• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: German Romanticism:Fairy Tales and Fantasy. Schumann: Märchenerzählungen(for clarinet, viola and piano);Brahms: Clarinet Quintet. Artists of the COCOrchestra, Johannes Debus, director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Michael Bloss, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky.With live orchestra. Sony Centre forthe Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. –5. Also May 16, May 18,19(mat and eve).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi. SeeMay 2.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. J. Larson.Performed by the graduating class of SheidanCollege’s music theatre performance program.Bob Foster, music director; Lezlie Wade, 37

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