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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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  • April
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
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Fecan Theatre, Accolade

Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). AlsoApr 6.●●8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Handel’s GrandConcerti: CD Release Concert. Handel:Concerti Grossi Op.6. With the KingswayConservatory Strings; Kevin Mallon, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.647-960-6650. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Schubert:Source & Inspiration. Featuring Schubert’sPiano Trio No.2 and pop songs inspired byit. Benjamin Bowman, violin; Rachel Mercer,cello; Andrew Burashko, piano; Carole Popeand Martin Tielli, vocals ; and others. EnwaveDance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -.Also Apr 6.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. The Tenors. See Apr 4.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Esperanza Spalding: RadioMusic Society. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.●●8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Russian Masters. Tchaikovsky: SymphonyNo.5; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3.Arthur Ozolins, piano; Sabatino Vacca,A. Concerts in the gtA and Media. Pop Avant Series: Dos Mundosconductor. Martingrove Collegiate, 50Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ;(sr);(st). 7:40: Pre-concert chat.●●8:00: Music Gallery/Dos Mundos ArtsShowcase: Helado Negro & Uladat.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).●●8:00: Music Toronto. Tokyo QuartetFarewell Performance. Mozart: Quartet in DKV499 “Hoffmeister”; Kodály: Quartet No.2Op.10; Brahms: Quartet in c Op.51 No.1. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-366-7723.. Benefit performance in support of MusicToronto.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Allen Toussaint,guitar, and David Bromberg, piano. Jazz,blues, folk, rock, pop, bluegrass and gospel.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Spectrum Music. What is Toronto? Aninvestigation into Toronto’s changing identity.Works by B. Dietschi, M. Roberts, S. Graham,J. Dietschi, D. Ore and others. Al GreenTheatre, Miles Nadal Jewish CommunityCentre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-937-6180. ;(sr/st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Orpheus in England.Works by Dowland and Purcell. Emma Kirkby,soprano; Jakob Lindberg, lute. Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -. Also Apr 6.Saturday April 6●●10:00am to 5:00: Hannaford StreetSilver Band. Festival of Brass: CommunityShowcase. Featuring brass ensembles fromthe GTA and beyond competing for annualHannaford Cup. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ;(sr/st).●●1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. YoungPeople’s Concerts: All Aboard! Featuringmusic from Thomas and Friends, The PolarExpress and others. Includes projectedimages. Young Voices Toronto (formerly HighPark Choirs); John Morris Russell, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). -.1:00: Pre-concert performance in the lobby.Also at 3:30.●●2:00: Amadeus Choir. A Celtic Celebration.With Kettle’s On (Celtic band); DuncanMcDougall, fiddle; Amadeus Choir, LydiaAdams, conductor. Jubilee United Church, 40Underhill Dr. 416-466-0188. ; (sr/st).Benefit concert for the Amadeus Choir, withApril 6 to April 13, 2013Buy tickets at ticketmaster.caor call 1-855-622-ARTS (2787)ProductionSponsorTheFour SeasonsApril 6, 2013 8 pmFirst United Church, Port CreditMississauga Festival Chamber Choirand guest instrumentalists explore musiccelebrating nature’s constant evolution.Tickets available at the door orfrom info@mississaugafestivalchoir.com34 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

live and silent auctions. Also at 7:30.●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. Also 7:30 See Apr 4.●●2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church. SpringOrgan Recital. Works by Bach, Reabke, Saint-Saëns and others. Guest: Sonia Szokolay, violin.188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121. Freewilloffering.●●3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. YoungPeople’s Concerts: All Aboard! See 1:30.●●4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz &Reflection. We Are One Jazz Choir, HowardRees, conductor. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church,70 Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering. Children welcome.●●7:00: Oakville Children’s Choir. Let theChildren Sing! Festival Concert. Guest: ElaineQuilichini, conductor. Port Nelson UnitedChurch, 3132 South Dr., Burlington. 905-337-7104. ; (sr/st/12 and under).●●7:30: Amadeus Choir. A Celtic Celebration.See 2:00.●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. BrahmsGerman Requiem. Haydn: Te Deum; Brahms:German Requiem. Brenna Conrad, soprano;David Yung, baritone; Henry Renglich, conductor.Humber Valley United Church, 76Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. .●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. Also 2:00. See Apr 4.●●7:30: Oakville Ensemble. Majestic: Handeland Bach. Handel: Utrecht Te Deum; Bach:Orchestral Suite No.3. Stéphane Potvin,conductor. St. John’s United Church,262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-825-9740./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st);(family)/(adv). Also Apr 7 (mat, MaryMother of God Church).●●7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute.Mozart. Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Tamino);Laura Albino, soprano (Pamino); AmburBraid, soprano (The Queen of the Night); JoãoFernandes, bass (Sarastro); Carla Huhtanen,soprano (Papagena); Olivier LaQuerre, bassbaritone(Papageno); Tafelmusik Orchestra;David Fallis, music director; Marshall Pynkoski,stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St.1-855-622-2787. -5. Also Apr 7(mat),9, 10, 12, 13.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Il Barbiere diSiviglia. Rossini. Jay Lambie, baritone (Figaro);Nicole Bower, soprano (Rosina); WilliamParker, tenor (Count Almaviva); DouglasTranquada, baritone (Bartolo); and others;William Shookhoff, piano. Fifth Church ofChrist Scientist, 41 Chatsworth Dr. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. University of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Weinzweig: Symphonic Ode;Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings Op.48;Dvořák: Symphony No.8 in G Op.88. VictorFeldbrill, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Gospel Choir. SeeApr 5.●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Schubert:Source & Inspiration. See Apr 5.●●8:00: Diana Iremashvili Presents. Eveningof World Music. Georgian, gypsy and romanticchanson night. Diana Iremashvili andMadona Iremashvili, vocal duet and guitar;Andrea Kuzmich, vocals and guitar; BachiMakharashvili, vocals and panduri; Al HakimovNEW MUSIC CONCERTS6Hundred YearAnniversariesSATURDAY APRIL 6 th345 SORAUREN AVE.RSVP 416.961.9594and Shalva Chxaidze, vocals; Leonid Peisaxov,violin. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-670-5808 or 416-783-1018. (includes postconcertwine and refreshments).●●8:00: New Music Concerts. Six HundredYear Anniversaries. Gala evening celebratingthe centenaries of six composers. Weinzweig:Belaria for solo cello; Lutoslawski: DancePreludes for clarinet and piano; Cage: Ryoanjifor bamboo flute; Pentland: Trance for fluteand harp; Nancarrow: works for player piano(recording); Brant: Mobiles 2 for solo fluteand ensemble. Robert Aitken, flute; DavidHetherington, cello; Erica Goodman, harp;Max Christie, clarinet; Stephen Clarke, piano;Rick Sacks, percussion; Joseph Macerollo,accordion. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave.416-961-9594. 0; 0 for 2; includessigned, limited edition poster of JohnWeinzweig by Harold Town. Fundraiser tobenefit New Music Concerts; includes foodand wine, and auction of André Leduc photos.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jane Monheit,jazz vocals. With Mark O’Connor, violin.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..●●8:00: Scarborough PhilharmonicOrchestra. Last Night of the Proms. Elgar:Enigma Variations; The Music makers Op.69;Pomp and Circumstance March No.1; Parry:Jerusalem; I Was Glad. Ronald Royer, conductor;guest: Toronto Choral Society,Geoffrey Butler, conductor. Salvation ArmyScarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E.,Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr);(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat.●●8:00: ten ten. Odori Ni Ten. Japanese, Indianand Flamenco dancers perform to originalcompositions. Aki Takahashi, shamisen/voice/compositions; Yoshi Yamano, sitar; Heidi Chan,percussion and flutes; Nagata Shachu, taiko.Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 416-978-7986. /(adv); (sr/st).●●8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. DearScotty: Every Day We Think Of You. AssemblyHall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416-231-5695. .●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Orpheus in England.See Apr 5.●●9:00: Small World Music/Wine DineAfrica. Oliver Mtukudzi and Black Spirits: TheVoice of Zimbabwe. Oliver Mtukudzi, guitar/vocals/composer. Phoenix Concert Theatre,410 Sherbourne St. /(adv).Sunday April 7●●2:00: Hugh’s Room. Ken Whiteley’s 10thAnnual Sunday Matinee Gospel Series. Guests:Kim & Reggie Harris. 2251 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 4.●●2:30: Metro Youth Opera. Triple Bill: Mavra/La serva padrona/Le magicien. See Apr5(eve).●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Music of theAmericas. Ramirez: Missa Criolla; Corigliano:Fern Hill. Women’s Chamber Choir; Men’sChorus; MacMillan Singers; Ana Alvarez andHilary Apfelstadt, conductors. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).●●3:00: Durham Philharmonic Choir/Canadian Sinfonietta. Music of Mozart.Requiem K626; Exultate, Jubilate K165; AveVerum; Laudate Dominum K339. RobertPhillips, conductor; guest: Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; Catharin Carew, alto;thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 35

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