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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO Area) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York a d Durham regions.B.Beyond the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,there are listings for events in Ancaster, Barrie,Brantford, Cobourg, Colgan, Collingwood, Dundas, Elora, Guelph,Hamilton, Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland,Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Orillia, Owen Sound, Paris,Peterborough, Port Hope, St. Catharines, St. Jacobs and Waterloo.Starts on page 50.C.In the Clubs (MOSTly Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 53.D.The EtCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 55.A general WORD of CAUTION. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.How TO lIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period fromMay 1 to June 7, 2013. All listings must be received by6pm Monday April 15.Listings can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.lISTINGS zone map. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: thewholenote.com.LakeHuron6GeorgianBay72 15Lake Erie3 48City of TorontoLISTINGSLake Ontario345 SORAUREN AVENUE 416.822.9781www.gallery345.com/performancesA. Concerts in the gtAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Ajax, Brampton, Burlington, Markham,Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Oshawa, Richmond Hill,Sharon and Vaughan.Monday April 1●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: WilliamAide, piano. Beethoven: Sonata Op.10 No.3;Chopin: Sonata in b; Buczyinski: Letters to aMusical Friend (based on poetry of W. Aide).Doug MacNaughton, baritone. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).Tuesday April 2●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Akshongay. Excerpts from new,contemporary dance work based on classicalIndian dance technique. Nova Bhattacharyaand Louis Laberge-Côté, dancers/choreographers.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●7:30: Mirvish Productions. The Wizard ofOz. Music by Arlen; lyrics by Harburg; withadditional new songs by A. L. Webber (music)and T. Rice (lyrics). Danielle Wade (Dorothy);Cedric Smith (Professor Marvel/Wizard);Lisa Horner (Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of theWest); Mike Jackson (Hickory/Tin Man); LeeMacDougall (Zeke/Lion); Jamie McKnight(Hunk/Scarecrow); and others; FranklinBrasz, music director; Jeremy Sams, stagedirector. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St.416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. -5.APRIL 201306 SAT | 8pmSIX 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARIESFUNDRAISER FOR NEW MUSICCONCERTS: FOOD & MUSIC0/0 Couples11 THU | 8pmSAGAPOOLCONTEMP/INDIE16 TUE | 8pmMUSIC FOR MALLETS (PLUS)DAN MORPHY, BEN DUINKERPERCUSSION, CONTEMPJAZZ & IMPROV//17 WED | 8pmSHANNON GRAHAM AND THESTORYTELLERS: CD LAUNCHCONTEMPORARY (incl. CD)18 THU | 8pmALIMENTARY INITIATIVESCULTURE OF CITIES CENTREBRASS QUINTET, IMPROV//20 SAT | 8pmRUSSIAN MUSICJ. ISRAELIEVITCH, violinE. PROKOPIENKO, pianoCLASSICAL //Tue-Sat at 7:30; also matinees Wed, Sat andSun at 1:30. Runs to Aug 18. LISTING NOTREPEATED.●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Jon KimuraParker: Doing Rite by Stravinsky. Prokofiev:Sonata No.3 Op.28; Rachmaninoff: Preludein g Op.23 No.5; Mussorgsky: Pictures at anExhibition; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (arr.J. Parker). 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. -.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.TSO Pops Series: James Bond – The Music.Featuring music to Goldfinger, Thunderball,Live and Let Die, Nobody Does It Better andother James Bond films. Capathia Jenkinsand Ron Bohmer, vocals; John Morris Russell,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-0. Also Apr 3(mat and eve).Wednesday April 3●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. York University NewMusic Ensemble. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSOPops Series: James Bond – The Music. -. Also 8:00. See Apr 2.●●7:00: Royal Conservatory. DiscoverySeries: The Glenn Gould School ChamberCompetition Finals. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,21 SUN | 2pmBENEFIT CONCERTCMC PLAYS FOR HEARTAND STROKE /22 MON | 8pmDUO CONCERTANTEBEETHOVEN CD RELEASECLASSICAL/CONTEMPFOLK MUSIC /23 TUE | 8pmTHE UNRULY MUSICOF THE PRESENTCONTEMP/CLASSICAL/24 WED | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:PHILIP THOMASCONTEMP UK & CANADA/27 SAT | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:LOUISE BESSETTEMUSIC OF G. TREMBLAY//29 MON | 8pmOPERA FIVEGRANADOS & DA FALLATWO OPERAS//The Place Where You Go To Listen32 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: Cardinal Carter Academy for theArts. Missa Gaia: Earth Mass. Works by Halley,Rutter and Jasperse. Holy Name CatholicChurch, 71 Gough Ave. 416-393-5556. .Also Apr 5.●●7:30: Toronto Latvian Concert Association.Vestard Shimkus, piano, and Elina Shimkus,soprano. Works by Wagner, Vasks, Shimkus,Mozart and Rossini. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-291-2359. ; (st).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSOPops Series: James Bond – The Music. Also2:00. See Apr 2.Thursday April 4●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Ballet Express! Programof classical and contemporary ballets.Ballet Jörgen Canada. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: Music for Easter. Arthur Wenk,organ. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: Ton Beau Quartet. LinneaThacker, violin; Alexa Wilks, violin; AlexMcLeod, viola; Sarah Steeves, cello. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Wilhelmina Tiemersma, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical PianoShowcase. Featuring students from the studioof Christina Petrowska Quilico. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●4:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Staged Opera Scenes. Geiger-TorelRoom, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. Rodgers and Hammerstein.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-713-1040. ; (sr/child). Also Apr 5, 6(matand eve), 7(mat). Also Apr 11, 12, 13(mat andeve), 14(mat), 18, 19, 20(mat and eve) and21(mat) at Newmarket Theatre.●●7:30: Ozere. EP Release: “ThreeGenerations.” Chamber folk blending classical,celtic, bluegrass and others. JessicaDeutsch, violin; Adrian Gross, mandolin;Sam McLellan, bass; Lydia Munchinsky, cello;Emily Rockarts, voice. Tranzac Main Hall, 292Brunswick Ave. 416-837-8027. (with CD);(without CD).●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Symphony Orchestra.Mark Chambers, conductor. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. The Tenors. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.Also Apr 5.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Water Makes You Dream.Adams: Phrygian Gates; China Gates; Philippe:Dense ... Englouti (premiere); Debussy:Prélude “Le Cathédrale engloutie”; Ladanse de Puck; Ravel: Jeux d’eau; Sherkin:Daycurrents. Adam Sherkin, piano; AndreaRunge, narrator. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front st. W. 416-872-4255. ; (30 andunder).McIntoshthe Stein Way& other worksDiana McIntoshmusician, performer,composerThurs, April 4, 8pmHeliconian Hall●●8:00: Diana McIntosh. In Concert.McIntosh: McIntosh the Stein Way;Doubletalk; All Too Consuming. DianaMcIntosh, piano and compositions. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-964-6398. ;(sr/st).●●8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series: TokyoQuartet. Bartók: String Quartet No.3; StringQuartet No.6; Haydn: String Quartet in GOp.77 No.1. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -; (st);pay-your-age(ages 18-35, plus facility/handling fees and HST).●●8:00: Scaramella. The Passion of Joan ofArc. Screening with original score. T. Peters:The Passion of Joan of Arc (film score; worldpremiere). Tom Peters, electric stick violone;Joëlle Morton, amplified viola da gamba.Screening. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-760-8610. .Friday April 5● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recital. Jialiang Zhu, piano.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St.416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoPotpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, internationaland other genres. Gordon Murray, piano.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snackfriendly. Also Apr 12, 19, 26.●●7:30: Cardinal Carter Academy for theArts. Missa Gaia: Earth Mass. See Apr 3.●●7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Festival of Brass: Rising Stars. Featuringfinalists in HSSB’s annual Young Artists SoloCompetition. Church of the Redeemer, 162Bloor St. W. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754.; (sr); (st).●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 4.●●7:30: Metro Youth Opera. Triple Bill: Mavra/La serva padrona/Le magicien. Rarely performedopera comedies. Stravinsky: Mavra;Pergolesi: La serva padrona; Vallerand:Le magicien. Centre for Creative LearningTheatre, Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave.416-543-9209. ; (sr); (st). AlsoApr 7(mat).●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Gospel Choir. KarenBurke, conductor. Sandra Faire and Ivanthewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 33Photo: Jamie Thompson 2012Jamie Thompson’sURBAN FLUTE PROJECT“Unorthodox and renegade appropriation of public space…Toronto’s Dark Knight of the Ear” –Gary DigginsThe Junction Trio | TRCM Flute Faculty | urbanflute@gmail.com

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