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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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  • April
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
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JAZZIN'IT UP!Showcase &

JAZZIN'IT UP!Showcase & AuctionSaturday May 4, 7pmToronto’s TopJazz Players joinESG Singers& Soloistsperforming hits fromthe golden ageof jazz!tickets /stesgunited.orgjazzinitup.eventbrite.ca416-481-1141 x250Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church35 Lytton Blvd.at DuplexMISBEHAVIN’ AT ESG!A FUNDRAISER FOREGLINTON ST. GEORGE’SUNITED CHURCHNight of the Proms at St. James Cathedral.Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada;Cathedral Choir of St. James; St. JamesParish Choir. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865.; (sr/st).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Music and lyrics by Finn; book by Lapine.Darrin Baker, Sarah Gibbons, Sara-JeanneHosie, Michael Levinson, Eric Morin and others;Reza Jacobs, music director; RobertMcQueen, stage director; Tim French,A. Concerts in the gtA Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. 905-890-choreographer. Daniels Spectrum: a culturalhub in Regent Park, 585 Dundas St.E. 1-800-838-3006. -; -(st/arts worker). Also Apr 23 and 24(previews),25-27, 28(mat and eve), May 1, 2, 4, 5(mat andeve), 7-12.●●8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Baroque Idol 2!New works. Kevin Mallon, conductor. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 647-960-6650. -.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Jill Barber. Jazz vocals. WinterGarden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartetwith Rory McLeod, viola. Haydn: Quartet Op.20No.3; Lau: Quartet No.2; Mozart: Viola Quintetin E-flat. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).●●8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church.Fridays @ 8: A Spring Evening Jazz Concert.Brian Barlow Quartet; Choir of LawrencePark Community Church; Kimberley Briggs,soprano; Michèle Bagdonowicz, mezzo; GlynEvans, tenor; Michael Robert-Broder, baritone.2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. ;(sr/st).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Dianne Reeves,jazz vocals, and Raul Midón, vocals and guitar.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.●●8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieParisienne. See May 2.●●8:00: Toronto Organ Club. ClassicConcert. St. James United Church, 4008648 or 905-824-4667. .●●8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. NewManoeuvers – music for percussion anddance. Rolfe: new work (world premiere);Morphy; new work (world premiere); Cage:Third Construction; Reich: Mallet Quartet;and other works. Richard Burrows, AdamCampbell, Jamie Drake and Daniel Morphy,percussion; Linda Garneau and others, choreography.Dancemakers Studio 313, 9 Trinity St.416-788-8272. ; (artists); (st). AlsoMay 4(mat and eve).Saturday May 4● ● 2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of Laura Secord. Also7:30. See May 3.May 4, 2013 · 2 & 8 pmLiving Arts Centre, MississaugaTHE WORLDBELOVEDMississauga Festival Choir presents a uniqueprogram of North American folk music includingthe bluegrass mass The World Beloved.Tickets available from www.livingartscentre.cawww.mississaugafestivalchoir.com●●2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. TheWorld Beloved. North American folk music.RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;(sr/st); (under 12). Also at 8:00.●●2:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. NewManoeuvers – music for percussion anddance. Also 8:00. See May 3.●●3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. DanceYour Song. Annual spring festival of song.Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; and other works.PRESENTSALL BEETHOVENPeter Longworth pianoTak Ng Lai conductorMay 4, 8 PM48 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge S.416-250-3708. .50-.50.●●4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz& Reflection: Cuban Jazz. Jane Bunnett,saxophone; Hilario Durán, piano. St. Aidan’sAnglican Church, 70 Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. Children welcome.●●7:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church.Jazzin’ It Up! Showcase & Auction. Localjazz players and ESG singers and soloistsperform selections from the golden age ofjazz. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250. .Fundraiser for Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch.●●7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of Laura Secord. Also2:00. See May 3.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See Apr 21.●●7:30: Cantemus Singers. Love Songs.Works by Josquin, Byrd, Janequin and Schütz.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square.416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also May5(mat, St. Aidan’s Anglican Church).●●7:30: Rose Orchestra. BroadwaySpectacular. Selections from musical theatreincluding music by A. L. Webber, Rodgersand Hammerstein and others. GardenBanquet and Convention Centre, 8 Clipper Ct.,Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st);(12 and under).●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Academy Chamber Orchestra. String studentsfrom RCM’s Young Artists Academy.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: Tapestry Opera/Wilfrid LaurierUniversity Faculty of Music. Ruth. J. Ryan.Opera workshop. Ernest Balmer Studio,Bldg.58, 55 Mill St. 416-537-6066. .●●7:30: Village Voices. Celtic Traditions. Celticfolk music with fiddlers, flute, pipes, bodhranand highland dancing. Joan Andrews, conductor.St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 143Main St. N., Markham. 905-294-8687. ;(sr/st); free(under 12).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See Apr 23.●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. All-Beethoven:Peter Longworth, piano. Coriolan OvertureOp.62; Piano Concerto No.4 in G Op.58;Symphony No.4 in B-flat Op.60. Tak-Ng Lai,conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Joby Talbot’sPath of Miracles. Text by R. Dickinson. Fora cappella choir. Lydia Adams, conductor.Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 ManningAve. 416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Signposts. Poetry andimprovised music. Music by Gilliam andRingas, with texts by Hafiz, Shakespeare,bpNichol, Szymborska, Cavafy, E. E. Cummingsand others. Bill Gilliam, piano; Charlie Ringas,percussion; guest: Anne Anglin, actor. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. TheWorld Beloved. North American folk music.RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;(sr/st); (under 12). Also at 2:00.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. The TD JazzSeries: Devoted to Dizzy. Pérez: Piano Quintet“Camino de Cruces” (world premiere). DaniloPérez Trio (Danilo Pérez, piano; John Patitucci,bass; Brian Blade, drums); Cecilia StringQuartet. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Small World Music. 11th Annual AsianMusic Series: Rajeev Taranath, sarod. MajaPrentic Theatre, 3650 Dixie Rd., Mississauga.416-536-5439. /(adv).●●8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts. AnEvening with Norine and Andrei. Opera andlight opera with Norine Burgess, mezzo; AdreiStrelaiev, piano. St. Jude’s Church, 160 WilliamSt., Oakville. 905-844-3972. .●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.●●8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Media Vita.Sheppard: Media Vita; Tallis: Spem in Alium;Duruflé: Requiem; and other works. Guest:Grand Philharmonic Choir Chamber Singers.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-763-1695. ; (sr); .50(under 30).7:15: Opening Notes. Also May 11(Kitchener).●●8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieParisienne. See May 2.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Berlioz Symphonie fantastique. 7:15: Preconcertchat. See May 1.●●8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. NewManoeuvers – music for percussion anddance. Also 2:00. See May 3.Sunday May 5●●2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Also 7:00. See Apr 23.●●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of Laura Secord. Also7:30. See May 3.●●2:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. MarkhamContemporary Music Festival: Sibelius’ ViolinConcerto. Lutosławski: Symphonic Variations;Sibelius: Concerto for violin and orchestraOp.47; Stravinsky: Symphony Op.1 No.1. MarkDjokic, violin; Kristian Alexandra, conductor;Alexa Petrenko, host. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. ; (sr/st). 1:15:Pre-concert talk.●●2:00: Opera by Request. Jenůfa. Janáček.Michèle Cusson, soprano (Jenůfa); MonicaZerbe, mezzo (Kostelnica); Paul Williamson,tenor (Laca); Lenard Whiting, tenor (Steva);Karen Bojti, mezzo (Grandmother); and others;William Shookhoff, piano. College StreetUnited Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365..●●2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieVillage Voices directed by Joan Andrews presentsJoin us as we explore the folk music traditions ofCeltic Music and it’s wholehearted adoption inNorth America. With fiddles, flute, pipes, bodhranand a Highland dancer.Saturday May 4, 2013 at 7:30 pm.St. Andrews Presbyterian Church143 Main Street Markham North.Adults . Seniors and Students . Under 12 free.At the door, or call 905.294.8687 to reserve ticketsCome for a visit at www.villagevoices.ca Get to know us betterthewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 49

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