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Volume 17 Issue 9 - June 2012

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• 4:00: St. Philip’s

• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Joe Sealy, piano; Paul Novotny, bass.25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181.Freewill offering.• 7:00: Jacqueline Gèlineau. In Concert.Mahler: Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen“Songs of a Wayfarer”; Schubert: String Quartetin E-flat Op.125 No.1. Jacqueline Gèlineau,contralto; Brahm Golhamer, piano; David Colpitts,violin; David Rodrigo, cello; Allan Shantz,viola; Irene Poole, violin. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. PWYC.Monday June 11See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato• 12:15: Music Mondays. Serenata Español.Torroba: Sonatina; Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra;Pipo: Cancion y Danza; Asentio: CollecticiIntim; Albeniz: Mallorca, Seville. WarrenNicholson, guitar. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggesteddonation.• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Regions.Strawberries and Song. Music from Broadwayshows, oldies, pop, audience sing-alongs. RobertRichardson, director; Lona Richardson, accompanist.Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271Centre St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. ;(child). Includes strawberries and ice cream.Also June 12.• 8:00: Tapestry New Opera. The Enslavementand Liberation of Oksana G. Libretto by C.Murphy; music by A. Gervais. Claire de Sévigné,soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Chris Enns,tenor; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo. Ernest BalmerStudio (Studio 315), 9 Trinity Ln., Distillery District.416-537-6066. .12. Also June 12.Tuesday June 12See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato• 12:10: University of Toronto Community.Music and Dance for Haiti. Music by Brahms,Martinu, Pasculli and others. Henneke Cats,flute; Donald Boere, oboe; Catherine Sulem,violin; Llewelyn You, cello; Peter Hill, piano; andothers. Music Room, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-977-3637. By donation. Proceedsto Doctors Without Borders for Haiti relief.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Regions.Strawberries and Song. See June 11.• 8:00: Resa’s Pieces Concert Band. 13thAnnual Gala Concert. Show tunes, classicalmusic, jazz standards and marches. ResaKochberg, conductor; guest: Renanim YouthSingers. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-636-6200. and up.• 8:00: Tapestry New Opera. The Enslavementand Liberation of Oksana G. See June 11.Wednesday June 13See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato; Tafelmusik Baroque SummerFestival• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Nicholas Schmelter, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Eric Osborne, organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550 or 416-921-6350. Free.A. Concerts in the GTA• 7:30: Danish and Swedish Consul Generals/IcelandicConsul. Nordic Singers. Worksby Nielsen, Grieg, Bellmann, Andersen, ABBAand others. Randi Gislason, soprano; CeciliaLindwall, soprano; Magnus Gislason, tenor;Hans Lawaetz, baritone; Knud Rasmussen,piano. Danish Lutheran Church, 72 Finch Ave.W. 416-762-8627. . Proceeds to Danish LutheranChurch.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MahlerSymphony of a Thousand. Mahler: SymphonyNo.8 “Symphony of a Thousand.” PeterOundjian, conductor. With nine soloists includingAdrianne Pieczonka, soprano; SusanPlatts, mezzo; Richard Margison, tenor; TylerDuncan, baritone; Robert Pomakov, bass; andguest choirs: Amadeus Choir; Elmer IselerSingers;Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; TorontoChildren’s Chorus. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–$179. Also June 14.Thursday June 14See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Claudia Lemcke, soprano; ChristopherDawes, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Andrew Adair, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Toronto Catholic District SchoolBoard Staff Arts Board of Directors. TheSound of Music. See June 8.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Brian Dickison, piano,and Ted Quinlan, guitar. Original jazz compositions.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MahlerSymphony of a Thousand. See June 13.Friday June 15See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brott Music Festival; Luminato• 7:00: Notre Passion. El Fuego de la Pasión.Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (FourSeasons of Buenos Aires) for piano trio; Sarasate:Ziguenerweisen; Obradors: El Vito; Ginastera:Danzas Argentinas. Meher Pavri, soprano;Lucia Rodriguez, violin; Robin Howe, cello; DorothyYu, piano; Harriet Chung, dancer and choreographer.Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre forthe Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708 or 1-855-985-5000. .75; $17.50(sr/st). 6:20: Pre-concert talk; 9:00: Meet & Greetin lobby.• 7:30: Aurora Cultural Centre. OlegSamokhin, piano. Liszt: Dante Sonata; Petrarch’sSonnets (two); Ravel: Sonatine; Scriabin:Sonata No.9; Prokofiev: Sonata No.6.22 Church St., Aurora. 905-604-6292. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Die Zauberflöte.Mozart. George Ossipov, baritone (Papageno);Paul Williamson, tenor (Tamino); Lindsay Heyland,soprano (Pamina); Caroline Dery, soprano(Queen of the Night); William Lewans,bass-baritone (Sarastro); and others; WilliamShookhoff, piano and conductor. College StreetUnited Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: Toronto Catholic District SchoolBoard Staff Arts Board of Directors. TheSound of Music. See June 8.• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene BaroqueEnsemble/Joshua Colucci, violin. ConcertsSpirituels: An Evening of Chamber Music.Includes works by Vivaldi. 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. PWYC.• 8:00: Music Gallery. New World Series:David Arcus Ensemble + Bernice. Celebratingprogressive Brazilian art and music movementof Tropicália. David Arcus, arrangementsand guitar, leads 11-piece band; Bernice (RobinDann, voice and compositions; Thom Gill, electronics;Colin Fisher, guitar). 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).Saturday June 16See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato; Tafelmusik Baroque SummerFestival• 2:30: Bel Canto Singers/ScarboroughChoral Society. Diamond Jubilee Concert.Judy Scott-Jacobs, conductor; guest: Band ofthe Royal Regiment of Canada. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-282-0427..• 7:30: Cantemus Singers. My Spirit SangAll Day! Victorian and Edwardian songs and anthems,including works by Elgar, Willan, Finziand Gilbert & Sullivan. Michael Erdman, conductor.St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 70 SilverBirch Ave. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st).Also June 17 (Church of the Holy Trinity, mat).• 7:30: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. TraditionsAlive. Student recital; also performance by TorontoTabla Ensemble; Chhandam Dance Company;Ritesh Das, tabla; Joanna de Souza,dancer; Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St.W. 416-504-7082. ; (under 12).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Good Lovelies. Folk/roots trio.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.Sunday June 17See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato; Music at Sharon; Music in theOrchard• 1:30: Volunteer Committee of the McMichaelGallery of Canadian Art. Roy PattersonJazz Ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Vaughan.905-893-1121. ; (sr/st); (family).• 2:00: Festival Wind Orchestra. Then andNow: Celebrating 15 Years of Music. Grainger:Lincolnshire Posy; Rodgers: Sound ofMusic (selections); Gershwin: Rhapsody inBlue; Hartery: An Unlikely Adventure. ThomasAlexander, piano; Keith Reid, conductor.Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 647-267-6877. ; (st with ID); free(under5); (family of 2 adults, up to 3 childrenunder 13).• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking: Music for Queen Elizabeth I.Works by Byrd, Holborne, Dowland, Gibbonsand Bull. Cardinal Consort of Viols; guest:Frank Nakashima, tenor. St. David’s AnglicanChurch, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. Admissionby donation.• 3:00: Cantemus Singers. My Spirit SangAll Day! Victorian and Edwardian songs and anthems,including works by Elgar, Willan, Finziand Gilbert & Sullivan. Michael Erdman, director.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also June 16(St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, eve).• 3:00: KUMF Gallery. Music on Canvas Series:Musical Landscapes. Works by Mozart,Beethoven, C. Schumann, Fiocco, Bruch andSarasate. Zachary Ebin, violin; Maria Dolnycky,34 thewholenote.com June 1 – July 7, 2012

piano. 2118-A Bloor St. W. 416-621-9287.; (sr/st). Original artwork by Heath Bartelon exhibit.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Music from the War of 1812.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Botos Brothers. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra.The Last Night of the Proms. RichmondHill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ;(sr/st).Monday June 18• 12:15: Music Mondays. A Tribute to GlennGould. Beethoven: Sonata Op.27 No.1; Gould: 5Short Piano Pieces; Bach: Chromatic Fantasyand Fugue; Ravel: Ondine: Beethoven/Gould:First Movement Cadenza for Piano ConcertoNo.1; Ginastera: Rvido ed Ostinato. RaymondSpasovski, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggesteddonation.Tuesday June 19• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: in Memory of Bruce KirkpatrickHill. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 2:00: Burlington Footnotes Senior PerformingTroupe. Gotta Sing Gotta Dance. BurlingtonPerforming Arts Centre, 440 LocustSt., Burlington. 905-681-6000. . Also at7:00 and Jun 20(mat).• 7:00: Burlington Footnotes Senior PerformingTroupe. Gotta Sing Gotta Dance.See 2:00.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LastNight of the Proms. British tunes includingPomp and Circumstance, Jerusalem, Rule Brittaniaand Carnival of Venice. Lauren Whalen,soprano; James Westman, baritone; AlisonBalsom, trumpet; Toronto MendelssohnChoir; Bramwell Tovey, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –9. Also June20(mat and eve).Wednesday June 20• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Eric Robertson, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Janice Kerkkamp,flute, and John Gardham, organ. 103 BellevueAve. 647-638-3550 or 416-921-6350. Free.• 2:00: Burlington Footnotes Senior PerformingTroupe. Gotta Sing Gotta Dance. SeeJune 19.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LastNight of the Proms. Also 8:00. See June 19.• 7:30: St. Thomas’s Church. David Enlow,organ, in Recital. Works by Bach, Franck,Strauss and others. 383 Huron St. S. 416-979-2323. ; (sr/st). Benefit for St. Thomas’sChoir tour to England.• 8:00: Gallery 345/Keita Hopkinson.Mboya Nicholson, piano, and William Sperandei,trumpet. Mardi Gras-inspired blues. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LastNight of the Proms. Also 2:00. See June 19.Thursday June 21• 10:00am: Kingsway Conservatory ofMusic. Music with Markus! Concert featuringchildren’s entertainer Markus. Great Room,Kingsway conservatory of Music, 2848 BloorSt. W., Etobicoke. 416-234-0121. .• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Allan Pulker, flute; Nicolai Tarasov,clarinet. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 7:00: Brampton Folk Club. Thursday NightConcert Series. Folk artists Chris Dube, MikeButterworth, Downtown Freddy Brown, Moiraand Elena, Mark Yan and others. Gage Park,Wellington and Main Streets, Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Music in St. James Park. ARQ ChamberQuartet. 65 Church St. 416-461-7744.Free.• 9:00: Gary Topp Presents/Consulate Generalof the Czech Republic. Iva Bittová, voiceand violin. Opening set: Mike Milligan, doublebass. The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. 416-977-5082. .Friday June 22See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. ConcertsSpirituels: Missa Entre Vous Filles. Buxtehude:Magnificat; and works by di Lassoand Willan. Gallery Choir of the Church of St.Mary Magdalene. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: DanTepfer. CD Release concert for “Goldberg Variations/Variations.”Bach’s Goldberg Variationsin sequence, with additional improvised responses.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/st).Saturday June 23See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brott Music Festival; TD Toronto JazzFestival• 7:30: Forte – The Toronto Men’s Chorus.Songs My Brother Taught Me. Pride concertfeaturing 28 songs by gay composers includingsongs by Porter, E. John and Queen; also Tchaikovsky:None But the Lonely Heart; Britten:Rejoice in the Lamb; Collins: I’ll Just Say Goodnight;R. Wainwright: Montauk; and others.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-323-3358. /(adv).• 7:30: Harbourfront Centre/La Franco-Fêtede Toronto. Franco-Fête: NorthernHighlights with Anodajay and Samian. Red PathStage, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free. Also June 24.• 7:30: Music Heals! Charity FundraisingEvent for United Way. Works by Liszt, Brahmsand others. Ricker Choi, piano. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-889-9461. ;(st).• 8:00: Gallery 345/Canadian Music Centre.Darren Copeland, Recipient of CMC’s 2012Freedman Award. Two performers will usehandheld ultra-directional speakers to createthe illusion of movement within the space. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. OratoryChildren’s Choir. Music by Legrenzi, Charpentier,Schein, Schutz, Bach, others. PhilipFournier, conductor and accompanist. St. Vincentde Paul, 263 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-532-2879. Free.• 8:00: Velvet Curtain. Broadway Showstoppers!Selections from Hairspray, West SideStory, Chicago, Rent, Evita and other shows.Lilac Cana, Carmen Marlene and RosalindFu, soloists; with Mark Camilleri and band.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.647-774-6552• 9:00: Harbourfront Centre/La Franco-Fête de Toronto. Franco-Fête: Party withMohomby. WestJet Stage, Harbourfront Centre,235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.Sunday June 24See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Music at Sharon; Music in the Orchard; TDToronto Jazz Festival• 3:00: Symphony on the Bay. A MusicalSummer Solstice. Pachelbel: Canon in D; Mendelssohn:Concert Piece No.2 for Two ClarinetsOp.114; Haydn: Symphony No.45 “Farewell.”Zoltan Kalman, clarinet; Frances Cohen, clarinet;James McKay, conductor. St. Matthew’sAnglican Church, 126 Plains Road E., Burlington.905-681-6000. ; (sr); (st);(under 13).• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MendelssohnItalian Symphony. Berlioz: Roman CarnivalOverture; Arutunian: Concerto in E-flat forTrumpet and Orchestra; Mendelssohn: SymphonyNo.4 “Italian.” Alison Balsom, trumpet;Bramwell Tovey, conductor. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. –.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Harbourfront Centre/La Franco-Fêtede Toronto. Franco-Fête: Northern Highlightswith Anodajay and Samian. See June 23.Monday June 25See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival• 12:15: Music Mondays. Second Thoughts:the mature Brahms revisits a masterwork of hisyouth. Brahms: Piano Trio in B Op.8. MazariTrio (Sanae Nakajima, piano; Amanda Goodburn,violin; Emmanuelle Beaulieu Bergeron,cello). Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.Tuesday June 26See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Walker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.Wednesday June 27See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Nicolai Tarasov,clarinet, and John Gardham, organ. 103Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550 or 416-921-6350. Free.• 8:00: RBI Productions Inc. Melody Gardot.Jazz singer-songwriter. Fleck Dance Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. .Thursday June 28See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Laura Swindson, flute; Stephanie Mara,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 7:00: Brampton Chamber Music ConcertSeries. Piano Recital. Mussorgsky: Picturesat an Exhibition; also works by Bach, Beethovenand Liszt. Renee Kruisselbrink, piano. RoseTheatre, Studio Hall, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-450-9220. Free.• 7:00: Gene DiNovi Presents. Around theWorld On 88 Keys. Medleys of New York, London,Los Angeles, Paris and Yokohama. GeneDiNovi, piano and vocals. Japanese CanadianCultural Centre, 6 Garamond Ct. 416-441-2345. .• 7:30: Conrad Chow Presents. PREMIERES:Conrad Chow Debut Album Release Party.Works by R. Royer, K. Lau, B. Broughton, Chopinand others. Conrad Chow, violin; AngelaPark, piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr/st/arts worker).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Chris Botti. Jazz trumpeter.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Haydn,Mozart, Beethoven. Beethoven: Overture to Egmont;Haydn: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra;Honegger: Pastoral d’été; Mozart:Symphony No.25 in g. Jonas Feldman, trumpet;Kristian Alexander, conductor; AlexaPetrenko, host. Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. ; (sr/st).June 1 – July 7, 2012thewholenote.com 35

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