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Volume 17 Issue 9 - June 2012

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GALAS & FUNDRAISERS•

GALAS & FUNDRAISERS• Jun 16 8:00: No Strings Theatre. Fundraiser.Featuring seasoned and emerging musicaltheatre professionals. St. Matthew’s Cathedral,875 Queen St. E. 416-588-5845 x1.; (sr/st).• Jun 21 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Fundraiser: Concert and Reception featuringMartin Short. Concert will feature songsfrom movies, musicals and more. James Sommerville,conductor. Reception: VIP ticket includesreception before and after the concertand a meet & greet with Martin Short. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. –0(VIP); (14–29).COMPETITIONS• Jun 19–Jul 04 Canadian Music Competition.National Finals. Schedule will be postedat www.cmcnational.com. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 877-879-1959. Free.• Applications now accepted: Toronto Chapterof the American Harp Society. 2012Harp Composition Contest for Composers. Fora musical work featuring pedal harp (12 to 20minutes), in one of the following combinations:i) Chamberwork, 2–7 instruments featuring aharp solo; ii) Voice and harp; iii) Piano and harp;iv) Percussion and harp; v) Ensemble of two ormore harps. First prize ,000, Second prize00, Third prize 0. Submit resume, threeunsigned copies of score, three CDs of compositionand cover letter to: Vera Stern, TorontoChapter AHS, 1458 Skyline Dr., MissisaugaON, L5E 2W4, postmarked no later than October1, 2012. www.torontoharp.org.• Nominations now accepted: Choirs Ontario.Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting. Cashaward of ,000, awarded every two yearsto a professional choral conductor who residesin Ontario (or Quebec municipalities in the NationalCapital region), and is a Canadian citizenor permanent resident of Canada; can work ina professional, semi-professional and/or communityadult/youth choir(s) in all genres ofmusic including gospel, jazz and folkloric. Mustbe nominated by any Canadian citizen or permanentresident of Canada who lives in Ontario(or Quebec municipalities in the National Capitalregion). Collectives, ensembles or groupsof artists, or students are not eligible. DeadlineD. The ETCeterasfor nominations June 29; Laureate will be announcedin the fall. Nomination forms availableat www.choirsontario.org. 416-923-1144 or1-866-935-1144. info@choirsontario.org.SCREENINGS• Jun 08 7:00: Luminato/TIFF. Absolute Wilson.The life and work of theatre director RobertWilson. Dir: Katharina Otto-Bernstein(2006, USA/Germany). 105 min. TIFF BellLightbox, 350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 08 9:30: Luminato/TIFF. Einstein on theBeach: The Changing Image of Opera. Explorationof the 1976 premiere of Einstein on theBeach: its use of sound, broken narrative, andusage of dancers as primary characters. Dir:Mark Obenhaus (1986, USA). 58 min. TIFF BellLightbox, 350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 09 4:30: Luminato/TIFF. Glass: A Portraitof Philip in Twelve Parts. Glass’s dailylife, artistic force and career. Dir: Scott Hicks(2007, Australia). 119 min. TIFF Bell Lightbox,350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 11 6:00: Luminato/TIFF. Testimony.Biographical film about Dmitri Shostakovich,starring Ben Kingsley. Dir: Tony Palmer (1988,Denmark/Netherlands/Sweden/West Germany/UK). 157 min. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St.W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 13 9:00: Luminato/TIFF. Sing Me theSongs That Say I Love You. Footage of a concertfor Kate McGarrigle, starring Rufus Wainwright,Martha Wainwright, Emmylou Harris,Norah Jones and others. Dir: Lian Lunson(2011, USA/Canada). 108 min. TIFF Bell Lightbox,350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 16 9:30: Luminato/TIFF. Koyaanisqatsi.Dialogue-less film featuring time-lapse footageof urban and rural America. Score by PhilipGlass. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola (1982, USA.86 min. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W.416-599-8433. .• Jun 17 4:30: Luminato/TIFF. The Cabinetof Dr. Caligari. Dir: Robert Wiene (1920, Germany).71 min. Classic horror film with livepiano accompaniment by Laura Silberberg.TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .• Jun 17 7:00: Luminato/TIFF. Mishima: ALife in Four Chapters. Biopic of Japanese authorYukio Mishima; score by Philip Glass.TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W. 416-599-8433. .INTERVIEWS• Jun 23 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ saxophonistHouston Person, hosted by Jim Galloway.Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 24 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. TBA hosted by Jim Galloway.Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square.100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 25 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ vocalistRoberta Gambarini, hosted by Jim Galloway.Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 26 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. TBA hosted by Jim Galloway.Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square.100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 27 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ keyboardistJohn Medeski, hosted by Jim Galloway. OutdoorStage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100 QueenSt. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 28 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ vocalistGretchen Parlato, hosted by Josh Grossman.Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 29 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ pianistDavid Braid, hosted by Josh Grossman. OutdoorStage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100 Queen St.W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jun 30 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ pianistGord Sheard, hosted by Josh Grossman. OutdoorStage, Nathan Phillips Square. 100 QueenSt. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• Jul 01 12:30: Toronto Jazz Festival/KenPage Memorial Trust. Interview w/ drummerNorman Marshall Villeneuve, hosted byJosh Grossman. Outdoor Stage, Nathan PhillipsSquare. 100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033.Free.LECTURES & SYMPOSIA• Jun 02 9:30am–3:30pm: Southern OntarioChapter of the Hymn Society. Soundthe Bells! Gerald Martindale introduces the artof the carillon and offers a tour of the MetropolitanUnited Church’s bells; J.C. Coolen demonstratesways in which handbells can buildcommunity. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-342-6034. /(adv).• Jun 02 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Monarchical Mysteries and Misadventures.An upbeat lecture with slide show, plusa special quiz. St. Andrew’s Church, 117 BloorSt. E. 416-763-0832. .• Jun 03 12:00 noon: NorthumberlandLearning Connection. Opera Brown-bag LunchTalk: Verdi’s La Traviata. Ian MacDonald givesa half-hour talk ahead of Metropolitan OperaHD broadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).• Jun 06 7:00: Luminato. ContemporaryOpera’s Big Bang. Roundtable discussion withthe creators of Einstein on the Beach: visualartist/director Robert Wilson, choreographerLucinda Childs and composer Philip Glass. BaillieCourt, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 DundasSt. W. 416-368-4849. .• Jun 09 7:30: Luminato. Music and the Brain.Before third portion of Stewart Goodyear’sBeethoven Marathon, discussion by neurologistDr. Antonio Damasio about the relationship betweenmusic and the brain. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-368-4849. Free.• Jun 10 7:30: Luminato/Perimeter Institutefor Theoretical Physics. The Scienceof Einstein (on the Beach). Physicists examinethe opera’s themes as they relate to scientificgenius. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1Front St. E. 416-368-4849. Free with admissionto Einstein on the Beach.• Week of June 11: Toronto Mahler Society.Question and Answer session with singersperforming in Toronto Symphony Orchestra’sMahler Symphony No. 8 concerts. Date, Timeand Venue TBA. Details: www.torontomahlersociety.org.Seating is limited, RSVP: torontomahlersociety@gmail.comMASTERCLASSES• Jun 03 2:00-5:00: SingingStudio of DeborahStaiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/audition preparation, using textual analysisand other interpretive tools for the sung monologue.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exact location.416-483-9532. www.singingstudio.ca• Jun 07 4:00: Bayfield Festival of Song.Singers’ Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka.Town Hall, Clangregor Square, Bayfield. 416-735-7982 or 519-565-5600. .WORKSHOPS• Jun 01 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.CALL FORAUDITIONS12/13 SEASONARTISTIC DIRECTORNOEL EDISONPHOTOGRAPHY: FRANK NAGYThe TMC is looking forexperienced singers in allsections to join Canada’spremier symphonic choir.Good sight-reading skillsnecessary, and abilityto commit to an excitingschedule of rehearsalsand performances.Auditions will be heldJune 3-5 and in September.Audition package availableat www.tmchoir.orgFor more info call Kimber416-598-0422, x2444 thewholenote.com June 1 – July 7, 2012

Informal, uncoached session for recorders andother early instruments. Church of the Transfiguration,111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853.; (members).• Jun 02 1:30: New Hamburg Live! Festivalof the Arts. Choral Workshop. Conducted bymezzo Vicki St. Pierre. St. George’s AnglicanChurch, 3 Byron St., New Hamburg. 519-662-6757. .• Jun 09 9:00am–9:00pm:Church of St.Mary Magdalene. Concerts Spirituels: CorpusChristi Chant Weekend. All-day workshop onGregorian chant; topics include chant notationand performance practice, “Spirituality ofChant” and “Why chant is cool.” Workshopincludes presentations and rehearsals, followedby evening concert featuring workshop participants.Music to include Marian anthems byLassus and music by Hildegard of Bingen. 477Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. ; (st). Toregister: colucci vivaldi@hotmail.com.• Jun 09 9:30–3:30: Claim Your Voice Studios.Workshop with Brendan Taaffe teachingWorld Songs. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-523-1154. Limited space, preregistrationrequired. at the door. www.cyvstudios.ca.• Jun 10 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Orff: Carmina Burana(choruses). Colin Clarke, conductor. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-369-9564. ; (members).OPEN HOUSE• Jun 19 and 21 1:00–8:00pm: KingswayConservatory. The Halls are Alive: MusicalOpen House. Studio tours, refreshments, informationand registration for private lessons(piano, voice, guitar, strings, winds, drums)and group programs (glee club, early childhoodmusicianship, orchestra, choir, drum circle) forall ages. 2848 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-234-0121. Free.MUSIC-MAKING & SINGALONGS• Jun 12 7:00: Canada Sings! / ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Folk, rock, ballads and Broadway.Mark Bell, songleader; Jenny Crober, piano.Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Church,79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-778-0796. Free.ANNOUNCEMENTS• Jul 15 Application deadline: Claim YourVoice Studios. Apprentice Voice TeacherTraining Programme. Ten month course startingSeptember 2012; professional certification atthe end of the course. Full information includingdeposit and cost available at www.cyvstudios.ca.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• Jun 9 to Oct 12: Institute for ContemporaryCulture at the Royal Ontario Museum/Luminato.Beethoven 1–32. Exhibit of 32 paintings byJorinde Voigt to complement each of Beethoven’sSonatas. Royal Ontario Museum, 100Queen’s Park. 416-586-5547. Open for viewingwith admission to the ROM. For tickets:rom.on.ca.• Continuing into June: Hugh’s Room. AMusical Journey: Watercolours by Gail Gregory.Paintings on musical themes, on display atHugh’s Room throughout May and June. 2261Dundas W. 416-531-6604.Toronto Opera Repertoire2013 Season AuditionsTwo operas will be chosen from the followingshort list for staged and costumed productions inFebruary and March 2013, our 46 th season:La Bohème (in Italian)The Barber of Seville (in Italian)The Tales of Hoffmann (in French)L’Elisir d’Amore (in Italian)Auditions will be held Wednesday, June 6 andSaturday, June 9, 2012.By appointment only, through e-mail to:auditions@toronto-opera.comMore information can be found at:www.toronto-opera.comArtistic Director: Giuseppe MacinaMusic Director: Adolfo De SantisStage Director: Beatrice CarpinoClaim Your Voice StudiosVocal Teacher Training ProgrammeLearn to teach singing usingtraining that works withthe natural function of the voice.This 10 month professional certification programincludes weekly lessons with a mentor, listening inon other lessons, workshops with speech pathologist,psychologist, piano and acting coaches, masterclasses, discussions, and more.Course runs September 10, 2012June 22, 2013Application Deadline: July 15, 2012For complete program outline,tuition, and application visitwww.cyvstudio.ca or telephoneSue Crowe Connolly at 416-523-1154(Toronto Studio) or 905-544-1302(Hamilton).June 1 – July 7, 2012thewholenote.com 45

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