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Volume 17 Issue 8 - May 2012

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director. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St.416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. –;(sr rush day of). Also May 16–20; 22–27;29–31; Jun 1–3; start times vary.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Amelia Curran, singer/songwriter.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Music Gallery/Festival InternationaleDe Musique Actuelle a Victoriaville.Jazz Avant Series: Miles Perkin Trio. Blendingcomposition and improvisation. Miles Perkin,double bass; Tom Arthurs, trumpet; Benoit Delbecq,piano. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (st).• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.Wednesday May 16• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Sarah Svendsen, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Simon Walker, organ.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 2:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. Also 7:30.See May 15.• 7:30: Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake. See May15.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Semele.See May 9.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. Civic Spirits.Song and story inspired by Toronto’s ghosttales. Finley: “In the City”(premiere); and otherworks. Geoffrey Butler, conductor; WilliamO’Meara, accompanist. Guest: Anthony Cleverton,baritone. Eastminster United Church, 310Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509. ; (adv).• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Christian Gerhaher,baritone, with András Schiff, piano.Beethoven: A die ferne Geliebte Op.98; AdelaideOp.46; Schumann: Dichterliebe Op.48;selections from Gesänge aus Wilhelm MeisterOp.98a; Haydn: The Wanderer; The Spirit’sTickets in advance at the doorFor tickets, please visitwww.torontochoralsociety.orgor call 416-410-3509A. Concerts in the GtaSong; and other works. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. and up.Thursday May 17• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Les Adieux II. Schubert: Dieschöne Müllerin. Adrian Kramer, baritone;Christopher Mokrzewski, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Jesse Solway, double bass. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: ORGANIX Concerts. John Grew, organ.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St.E. 416-769-3893. (suggested donation).• 7:00: North York Central Library. The ClassicalGuitar. David Sossa Fernandez, guitar.North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. KissinPlays Grieg. Nielsen: Overture to Maskarade;Grieg: Piano Concerto; Strauss: DonJuan; Suite from Der Rosenkavalier. EvgenyKissin, piano; Andrew Davis, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –$179. AlsoMay 19.Friday May 18• 7:00: Consulate General of the Republicof Poland in Toronto. Maciej Grzybowski,piano. Music by Chopin, Ravel, Webern, Schonbergand Gould. Consulate General of the Republicof Poland, 2603 Lakeshore Blvd. W.416-252-5471 x450. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi. SeeMay 2.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Gala Concert3. Christian Lane, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-769-3893..50; free(under 18). Reception to follow.The ToronTo Choral SoCieTypresentsCivic Spirits: An entertaining evening of songand story inspired by Toronto’s ghost tales!With guest artist Anthony ClevertonConducted by Geoffrey ButlerAccompanied by William O’MearaWednesday,May 16, 20127:30 pmEastminster United Church,310 Danforth Avenue(one block west of Chester Subway Station)• 8:00: Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake. See May15.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Jay Douglas and his All-StarBand. Soul and R&B. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Rebecca Caine and RobertKortgaard. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ; (industry withID/arts worker).• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.Saturday May 19• 2:00: Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake. Also 8:00.See May 15.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 2:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. Also 8:00. See May 7.• 2:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. Also 8:00.See May 15.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Semele.See May 9.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 8:00: Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake. See May15.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Josh White Jr. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (industry with ID/arts worker).• 8:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. The St.Vincent’s Baroque Soloists. Music by Rameau,Lully, Cavalli, Charpentier, Schein and others.Natalie and Teresa Mahon, soprano; RichardWhitall, alto; Jamie Tuttle, tenor; David Roth,baritone; Linda Deshman, gamba; Philip Fournier,harpsichord/organ. St. Vincent de PaulChurch, 263 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-532-2879.By donation.• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. KissinPlays Grieg. See May 17.• 10:00pm: Casineros Unidos/Lulaworld.Pupy y Los Que Son Son. Salsa and timba concert.Guests: Tania Pantoja, vocals; Mayito Rivera,vocals. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410Sherbourne St. 647-691-5222. /(adv).Sunday May 20• 1:30: Volunteer Committee of the McMichaelGallery of Canadian Art. Kory LivingstoneJazz Ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave.,Vaughan. 905-893-1121. ; (sr/st);(family).• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi. SeeMay 2.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 2:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 3:00: Gallery 345. Trio Concertante.Beethoven: Trio Op.1 No.2; Curcin: Gypsy;Schubert: Trio D898. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Dave Dunlop Quartet. Dave Dunlop, trumpet;Gord Sheard, piano; Scott Alexander, bass;Brian Barlow, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome.• 8:00: Musideum. Peter Wetzler, piano. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Toronto Continuo Collective.L’Authentique amour français. Seventeenth-century,French baroque music featuring works byGuedron, Charpentier and others; including luteand theorbo solos, violin duos, airs de cour andstaged, opera scenes. Guests: Emily Klassen,soprano; Bud Roach, tenor. Royal St. George’sCollege Chapel, 120 Howland Ave. 416-921-9203. By donation. Also May 21.Monday May 21• 12:00 noon: University of Toronto. VictoriaDay Carillon Recital. Patriotic themed classicaland contemporary music for cast bell carillon.Roy Lee, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, HartHouse, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485.Free. In memory of Dr. David V. Anderson. Outdoorrecital.• 2:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. Also 8:00. See May 7.• 8:00: Musideum. Sotsumo. World music ensemble,401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..• 8:00: Toronto Continuo Collective.L’Authentique amour français. See May 20.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The English Tenor Singing TraditionBefore Peter Pears. Stephen R. Clarke, lecturer.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. See listingssection D, “The ETCeteras,” under Lectures &Symposia.Tuesday May 22• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Bach Series XVI. AndrewAdair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Semele.See May 9.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 8:00: Canadian Evergreen Club ContemporaryGamelan (Toronto). The String Quartetsfor Gamelan. New works from Canadiancomposers L. Smith, Oesterle, Sokolovic, Dugganand Clanac. Bozzini String Quartet. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Gallery 345/David Amram. Amram:From Cairo to Canada to Kerouac. R. Frank: PullMy Daisy; Kerouac and Amram: On the Road(excerpts). David Amram, multiple instrumentsand compositions; Les Allt, flute; Roberto Occhipinti,bass. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.Wednesday May 23• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Christina Hutten, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Edward Moroney, organ.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Ton Beau String Quartet. 103 BellevueAve. 647-638-3550. Free.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 2. Langgaard: Sphinx;Brahms: Symphony No.2. Thomas Dausgaard,conductor; Tom Allen, host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or38 thewholenote.com May 1 – June 7, 2012

416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 7:00: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes; Mendelssohn:String Quartet Op.44 No.1; Mozart:Clarinet Quintet. Kaye Royer, clarinet; CatherineSulem and John Bailey, violin; Dorothy Pellerin,viola; Susan Naccache, cello; Meri Gec,piano. Baycrest Centre, 3560 Bathurst St.416-316-2570. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. Musicand lyrics by J. Herman; book by J. Lawrenceand R.E. Lee. Barbara Boddy (Countess Aurelia);David Haines (The Sewer Man); ElizabethRose Morriss (Nina); Daniel Cornthwaite (Julian);and others; Joe Cascone, stage director.Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr.416-755-1717. . Also May 24–27, 30, 31,Jun 1–3, 6–9; start times vary.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. EnsembleStudio Performance of Handel’s Semele. MireilleAsselin and Ambur Braid, soprano (Semele);Christopher Enns, tenor (Jupiter); RihabChaieb, mezzo (Juno/Ino); Rinaldo Alessandrini,music director; Zhang Huan, stage director.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: John Soloninka Presents. Solo2Trio.Glière: Duo Op.39; Brahms: Violin Sonata ind; Bach/Ysaÿe: Prelude/Obsession (from Sonatafor Solo Violin Op.27 No.2); Ravel: Trio ina. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-217-5972. . Proceeds to The Hammer Band andTzu Chi Compassionate Relief.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 7:30: Toronto Choristers. Let There BeMusic – Our 20th Season. Sir John A. MacDonaldCollegiate Institute, 2300 Pharmacy Ave.416-546-1942. .• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Belshazzar’sFeast. Poulenc: Gloria; Bernstein: ChichesterPsalms; Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast.Daniel Bedrossian, treble; Shannon Mercer,soprano; John Relyea, bass-baritone; TMC FestivalOrchestra; Matthew Otto, associate conductor;Noel Edison, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -;(VoxTix 25 and under).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Subito: Duos for Violinand Piano. Beethoven: Sonata for Pianoand Violin in F Op.24 “Spring”; Lutoslawski:“Subito” for Violin and Piano; Pärt: Fratres;Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.Thursday May 24• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Songs We Know. Jazz standardsand originals. Sophia Perlman, vocals; AdreanFarrugia, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Olivia Shortt, sax; Teresa Vaughanand Florence Mak, piano. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: ORGANIX Concerts. Aaron James,organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-769-3893. (suggesteddonation).• 2:00: Toronto Public Library NorthernDistrict. Orchardviewers: Bluegrass Songs.John Showman Duo. 40 Orchard View Blvd.,Rm. 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 2. Langgaard: Sphinx;Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1; Brahms:Symphony No.2. Alisa Weilerstein, cello;Thomas Dausgaard, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Semele.See May 9.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Russian Chamber Arts Society.Voices of Spring: Russian Romances and Duets.Songs by Rachmaninoff, Arensky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Glinka. Vera Danchenko-Stern,piano; Patricia Green, mezzo; Irina Mozyleva,soprano. Remenyi House of Music Salon, 210Bloor St. W. 416-312-1666. ; (st). Receptionto follow.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 8:00: Gallery 345/The Thin Edge. The ThinEdge: 5 New Works. Premieres by M. Ashburner,A. Giles, T. Kardonne, A. Murphy-King andN. Storring. Cheryl Duvall, piano; Ilana Walniuk,violin; Elizabeth Eccleston, oboe; Olaf Szester,percussion. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Michel Bérubé. CD Release: Hymnesà L’amour. Classic French songs including selectionsby Brel, Plamondon, Legrand, Dubois,Ferré and Trenet. Michel Bérubé, vocals; MarkLalama, piano/organ/accordion; Richard Moore,bass and bass guitar; Ori Isaacs, bass guitar;Davide Direnzo, percussion; Jamie Oakes,lead guitar and background vocals. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255..50–.• 8:00: Musideum. The Roofhoppers. Acousticchamber trio. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Pleiades Theatre/Red Boots Canada.Luba, Simply Luba. See May 7.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven: Eroica. Mendelssohn:Symphony No.4 in A “Italian”;Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat “Eroica.”Guest: Bruno Weil, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –5;–(sr); –(30 and under). AlsoMay 25, 26, 27(mat).Friday May 25• 7:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Junior Spring Concert. First UnitarianCongregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st); (under 6).• 7:30: St.Thomas’s Anglican Church. AConcert to Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.Parry: I Was Glad; Handel: Zadok thePriest; Willan: O Lord, Our Governour; andworks by Gibbons, Elgar and Vaughan Williams.Choirs of St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, JohnTuttle, organ and conductor; Elizabeth Anderson,organ. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. ;(sr/st). Fundraiser for the Diamond JubileeTrust and 2013 choir tour to England.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi. SeeMay 2.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Essential Opera. Handel’s Alcinawith Chamber Orchestra. Erin Bardua, soprano(Alcina); Maureen Batt, soprano (Morgana);Vilma Vitols, mezzo (Ruggiero); Vicki St. Pierre,mezzo (Bradamante) and conductor. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 647-290-7970or 416-827-3009. /(adv).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Don Pasquale.Donizetti. George Ossipov, bass-baritone(Pasquale); John Kirby, baritone (Malatesta);Sara Papini, soprano (Norina); William Parker,tenor (Ernesto); Scott Bell, baritone (Notary);William Shookhoff, piano and conductor.College Street United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. . As part of Request Fest.• 7:30: St. Michael’s Choir School. AnnualSpring Concert. Choral works from acrossthe ages. St. Michael’s Cathedral, 65 Bond St.416-393-5518. Freewill offering.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 8:00: Gallery 345/Emilie Lebel. LucianeCardassi: View from the Train. Hron: AhojAhoj(2011) for piano and soundtrack; De AlmeidaRibeiro: Desassossego Latente (2010) for pianoand recitation; Catlin Smith: Thoughts and Desire(2007) for piano and singing; D. McIntosh:A Concert to CelebrateThe Queen’s Diamond JubileeThe Choirs ofSt. Thomas’s Anglican ChurchJohn Tuttle, Organist and ChoirmasterElizabeth Anderson, Organ ScholarFeaturing coronation music byGibbons, Handel, Elgar, Parry, Vaughan Williams, Willan,plus hymns “Jerusalem” and “I vow to thee, my country”Friday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m.St. Thomas’s Church, 383 Huron Street(between Spadina and St. George, one block south of Bloor) | students & seniorsA fundraiser for the 2013 choir tour to Englandand the Diamond Jubilee Trustwww.stthomas.on.caMay 1 – June 7, 2012thewholenote.com 39

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