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Volume 18 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2013

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Scottish Studies Foundationin collaboration withDomoney Artists Management &Bobolink EntertainmentpresentsTheStar ofRobbieBurnsA celebration ofScotland's Poet ofthe People plus atribute to BrigadoonwithR.H. Thomson | ActorVirginia Hatfield | SopranoBenjamin Covey | BaritoneMelody McShane | PianistCHURCH OFTHE REDEEMER(BLOOR ST & AVENUE RD)FRIDAYJUNE 7 | 7:30pmTICKETS (INCLUDES TEA &SHORTBREAD)available online atdomoneyartists.com/burnsFESTIVAL OFTHE SOUNDCHARLES W. STOCKEYCENTRE FOR THEPERFORMING ARTSSUNDAYJULY 28 | 7:00pmwithR.H. Thomson | ActorCharlotte Corwin | SopranoBenjamin Covey | BaritoneMelody McShane | Pianisttickets available atfestivalofthesound.caand Almonds. Celebrating Goldfaden, Weinzweig,and Israel at 65. Goldfaden: selectionsfrom Rozhinkes mit Mandlen (Raisins andAlmonds) song collection including DerMilechl (The Mill); Rozhinkes mit Mandlen;Gekuman is di Tzait (The Time Has Come);Weinzweig: Am Yisroel Chai (Israel Lives!);Mendelssohn: He Watching Over Israel (fromElijah); and other songs in Hebrew and Yiddishcelebrating Israel’s 65th anniversary.Martin Houtman, tenor; Alexander Veprinsky,conductor; Lina Zemelman, piano; guest:Kyra Folk-Farber, soprano. Temple Sinai, 210Wilson Ave. 905-669-5906. /(adv);(sr); (st); free(12 and under ).●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rhapsodyin Blue. Bernstein: Overture to Candide;Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Elgar: EnigmaVariations. Bramwell Tovey, piano and conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. .50-.50. Also Jun 1(eve, RoyThomson Hall, no Bernstein).●●3:00: VIVA! Youth Singers. A MedievalBestiary Concert. Burry: A Medieval Bestiary,a Cantata for Young Voices. VIVA’s five choirs;Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, Janessa LaFleur,Laura Menard and Susan Suchard, conductors;guests: Toronto Consort. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-788-8482.–.●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Chopin & Beethoven. SeeJun 1(eve).●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Ager: Toccata and Fuge Op.31;Selections from Premiere Suite pour orgue.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. TheGolden Age of English Music. Royal FestiveEvensong followed by Strawberry Teaand performance of works by Dowland andhis contemporaries. Musicians in Ordinary(Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute).360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributionsappreciated. Religious service.●●7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. Figaro’sWedding. Mozart. With new libretto by J.Ivany. Stephen Hegedus, baritone (Figaro);Miriam Khalil, soprano (Susanna); AlexanderDobson, baritone (The Count); Lisa DiMaria,soprano (The Countess); Teiya Kasahara,soprano (Cherubino); and others; Music inthe Barns Chamber Ensemble; Joel Ivany,stage director; Christopher Mokrzewski,music director. The Burroughes Building,6th Floor, 639 Queen St. W. 416-360-5757.; (front row reserved seating). Finalperformance.●●7:30: Penthelia Singers. On Broadway.Broadway classics from the early 20th centuryto present. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-921-1549. ; (sr/st).●●7:30: Victoria Scholars Men’s ChoralEnsemble. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms … andthe Boys. Brahms: Alto Rhapsody; Britten:The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard;and works by Bédard, Burge, Bárdos,Bernstein and Bruckner. Jerzy Cichocki, conductor.Our Lady Of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St.W. 416-761-7776. ; (st/sr).●●8:00: Musideum. Indranil Mallick, tabla,and Partha Bose, sitar. World music. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .A. Concerts in the GtaMonday June 3●●12:10: Arts and Science Community, Universityof Toronto. Music for Haiti. Worksby Debussy, Lalliet, Massenet, Mercer andTaktakishvili. Donald Boere, oboe; SamBroverman, vocals; Beverly Lewis, piano;Fievel Lim, flute; Kathryn Romanow, vocals;and others. Music Room, 2nd Floor, HartHouse, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-7278.By donation. Proceeds to Doctors WithoutBorders.●●12:15: Music Mondays. The Power of theOrgan. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d; Wagner:Prelude to Tristan and Isolde; Saint-Saëns:Danse Macabre; Elgar: Nimrod; Vierne: 1èreSymphonie. Mélanie Barney, organ. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x304. Free, suggested donation.●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See Jun 1.Tuesday June 4See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival,June 4 – June 16.●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Wordless Dreams.Schubert: Nacht und Träume (Canadian premiere);Berg: Die Nachtigall; Traumgekrönt;works by Prokofiev and Milhaud. Keir GoGwilt,violin. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Works by Bach, Franck,Duruflé and Briggs. David Briggs, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Don Giovanni. In Italian with Englishsubtitles and piano accompaniment. St.Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. ; (sr/st). AlsoJun 5, 6.●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See Jun 1.Wednesday June 5●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Strings Without Borders.Dance repertoire from China, Spain and theMiddle East. Wen Zhao, pipa; Roman Smirnov,guitar. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. John Palmer, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Richard Herriott,piano. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Don Giovanni. See Jun 4.●●7:30: ORGANIX 13. Mélanie Barney, organ,and Tina Cayouette, viola. Works by Bach,Vitali, Vierne, Fauré, Britten, Murrill andVaughan Williams. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-769-3893. ; (sr);(sr); free(under 18).●●8:00: Miles Nadal JCC Community Choir.In Concert. Ronen Segall, accordion; HarrietWichin, conductor; Len McCarthy, piano.Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211. . Also Jun 6.●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See Jun 1.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Joshua Bell, violin, and Edgar Meyer,bass. Copland: Appalachian Spring; Meyer:Concerto for Violin and Double Bass (Canadianpremiere); Ravel: Tzigane for Violinand Orchestra; Respighi: Pines of Rome.Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -5. Post-concertchat onstage with Peter Oundjian. AlsoJun 6, 8.Thursday June 6●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. Lunchtime Concert. Encore selectionof concert band music including classical,musicals and other genres, usually with onevocal selection. John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Lunch friendly; coffee available.Concerts take place first Thursday of themonth.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Christopher James, flute; AaronJames, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Rachel Mahon, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●2:00: Expressions Quartet. In Concert.Bill Davis, tenor; Richard Heuss, tenor; DonFoster, baritone; Don Ryan, bass. CentralLibrary, Glass Pavilion on Celebration Square,300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga. 905-615-3200 x3544. Free.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Don Giovanni. See Jun 4.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Coenraad Bloemendaland Sybil Shanahan, cello, with Mauro Bertoli,piano. Franchomme: selection of Capricesand Études for two cellos; Beethoven: Sonatain A; Brahms: Sonata in e. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).●●8:00: Miles Nadal JCC Community Choir.In Concert. See Jun 5.●●8:00: Musideum. Tod Paul Dorozio, classicalguitar. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See Jun 1.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Joshua Bell, violin, and Edgar Meyer, bass.See Jun 5.Friday June 7See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Sound of Music Festival, June 7,June 13 – 16.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Selections from classics, opera,operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, internationaland other genres. Gordon Murray,piano. Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch andsnack friendly.●●7:00: Oriole-York Mills United Church.Spring Studio Recital: Heart and Soul. Studentsfrom studios of Derrick Lewis, MeriDolevski-Lewis, Mark McKie and Karen Quinton.2609 Bayview Ave. 647-520-8802. Free,donations accepted. Proceeds to help provideinstruments and materials for students needingassistance.38 | June 7 – September 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

●●7:30: Domoney Artists Management/Bobolink Entertainment. The Star of RobbieBurns. Burns: My Love is like a red, red rose;Comin’ thru the Rye”; plus tribute to Brigadoonincluding Almost like being in Love; TheHeather on the Hill; Go home to Bonnie Jean.Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Benjamin Covey,baritone; Melody McShane, piano; R.H. Thomson,narrator/host. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-755-7158. (tea andshortbread included).●●7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series: ThreeLittle Maids. Debora Joy, Barbara DunnProsser and Janet Martin, vocals. LowerOssington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave.416-915-6747. /(reserved); (artsworker, rush).●●7:30: Opera by Request. Manon. Massenet.Caroline Dery, soprano (Manon); LenardWhiting, tenor (Des Grieux); Michael Robert-Broder,baritone (Lescaut); Andrew Tam,baritone (Bretigny); Avery Krisman, tenor(Guillot); Henry Irwin, baritone (Count desGreiux); and others; William Shookoff, conductorand piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: ORGANIX 13. Closing Gala: ChelseaChen, organ, and Lewis Wong, violin. Worksby Bach, Cooman, Hakim, Poulenc, Chen,Reger and Prokofiev. St. Clement’s AnglicanChurch, 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-769-3893. ;free(under 18).●●7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. Musicby Shaiman; lyrics by Wittman and Shaiman;book by O’Donnell and Meehan. MichaelSaver, director. Cardinal Carter Academy forthe Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416-222-8282x2787. . Also Jun 8, 9(mat), 13-15.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Trio Laurier: StorytellingMusic. Works by Bizet, Taffanel, Thornborrow,Borne, Crouch and others. Jeff Stonehouseand Diana Lam, flute; Matty Walton, piano. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).●●8:00: Harlequin Singers. A Tribute to theHeroes and Villains of Broadway. BurlingtonDrama Centre, 2311 New St., Burlington. 905-385-1624. ; (under 12). Also Jun 8.●●8:00: Musideum. naw. Experimental music.Neil Wiernik, laptops. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Holy Hour& Benediction with Music. Vivaldi: Concertofor Strings; Buxtehude: Also hat Gott die Weltgeliebet; Charpentier: Ave Regina Coelorum;and other works. Oratory Children’s Choir,Philip Fournier, conductor; KingswayChamber Strings, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith,conductor. The Oratory, Holy Family Church,1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.●●8:00: Show One Productions/StarvoxEntertainment. The Giacomo Variations.Sturminger. Fusion of theatre and operabased on the life of Giacomo Casanova. Featuringarias by Mozart. John Malkovich, actor;Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė, actor; Florian Boesch,baritone; Sophie Klußmann, soprano; OrchesterWiener Akademie, Martin Haselböck,conductor. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -5. Also Jun 8(mat and eve),9(7:00).●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See Jun 1.Saturday June 8●●1:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Fred Penner. Singer-songwriterand children’s performer. EnwaveTheatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-872-4255. .50. Also 4:00.●●2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See Jun 1.●●3:00: Show One Productions/StarvoxEntertainment. The Giacomo Variations. Also8:00. See Jun 7(eve).●●4:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Fred Penner. Singer-songwriterand children’s performer. EnwaveTheatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-872-4255. .50. Also 1:00.●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Canadaand Beyond: A Mosaic of Song. Casals: O VosOmnes; Borodin: Polovtsian Choral DanceNo.17; Gershwin: medley from Porgy andBess; and works by MacGillivray, Chatman,Raminsh and others. Henry Renglich, conductor;Carl Steinhauser, piano; guests:French horn and cello soloists. Humber ValleyUnited Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke.416-769-9271. .●●7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series. CindyChurch, singer-songwriter. Lower OssingtonTheatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).●●7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. SeeJun 7.●●8:00: Harlequin Singers. A Tribute to theHeroes and Villains of Broadway. See Jun 7.●●8:00: Music Gallery. Pop Avant Series:Burn Down The Capital Showcase. SpencerYeh, violin/voice/electronics; Carl Didur,electronics; Undo (Christof Migone; AlexandreSt. Onge). 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).●●8:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. In Concert.Works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Telemann, Buxtehude,Bach and others. Oratory Children’sChoir, Philip Fournier, conductor; KingswayChamber Strings, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith,conductor. The Oratory, Holy Family Church,1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.●●8:00: Show One Productions/StarvoxEntertainment. The Giacomo Variations. Also3:00. See Jun 7.●●8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 2:00. See Jun 1.●●8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective.Premieres II. New works by Fishman, Norris,Thornborrow, Trew and Webb. Ernest BalmerStudio, Studio 315 Distillery District, 9 TrinitySt. 647-456-7597. ; (st/arts worker).Also Jun 9 (Waterloo).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Joshua Bell, violin, and Edgar Meyer, bass.See Jun 5.Sunday June 9See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival,June 4 – June 16.●●1:30: Choralairs of North York. 50th AnniversaryConcert. Broadway, pop and folksongs. Earl Bales Park Community Centre,4169 Bathurst St. 416-636-8247 or 905-884-8370. Free.●●1:30: City of Toronto Historic Sites. Musicin the Orchard. Featuring works from Mozartto present. VentElation Wind Octet. SpadinaMuseum, 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910.PWYC.●●2:00: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. SeeJun 7.●●3:00: Green Door. Cabaret Series: Eins,Zwei, Drei, Boum! Mary Pitt, vocals; DavidWarrack, piano. Lower Ossington Theatre,100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).●●3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleYouth Orchestras’ Season Conclusion.Beethoven: Symphony No.7; Bartók: RomanianFolk Dances; Bach: Minuetto in G;Schubert: Little Waltz in G. Anton Kuerti,Clare Carberry and William Rowson, conductors.Laidlaw Auditorium, Upper CanadaCollege, 200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-922-3714 x103.; (sr/st).●●3:00: Tapestry Chamber Choir. 25th AnniversaryGala. Favourites from TCC’s past25 years. Guest: Colin Ainsworth, tenor. St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 484 WaterSt., Newmarket. 905-836-8589. ;(sr). Reception follows.●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in fBWV534; Prelude and Fugue in c BWV546.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Joe Sealy, piano; Paul Novotny, bass;guest: Barbara Lica, vocals. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.Religious service.●●4:00: Univox Choir. We Are One. Bruckner:Mass in e; and other (smaller) works. RegentPark School of Music; Toronto Youth WindOrchestra; Dallas Bergen, conductor. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416697-9561. /(adv/sr/st).●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Piltch & Lofsky. Rob Piltch, guitar;Lorne Lofsky, guitar. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free, donations welcome. Religiousservice.●●7:00: Show One Productions/StarvoxEntertainment. The Giacomo Variations. SeeJun 7(8:00).●●7:30: Resa’s Pieces Strings. 3rd AnnualGala Concert. Bach, Mozart, modern classicsand tribute to Victor Borge. Resa’s PiecesSymphony Orchestra; Ricardo Giorgi andResa Kochberg, conductors; guests: CarolynneDavy Godin, mezzo; Cor Klamer, piano;Phil Myers, percussion. Brebeuf CollegeSchool, 211 Steeles Ave. E. 416-636-9745. .Monday June 10●●12:15: Music Mondays. Pasión. Works byAlbéniz, Lecuona, Ginastera and Cervantes.Beatriz Boizan, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. Free, suggested donation.●●7:30: Cantabile Chorale. Strawberriesand Song. Annual cabaret featuring lightermusic, audience singalongs, raffles, strawberriesand ice cream. Robert Richardson,conductor; Lona Richardson, accompanist.Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 CentreSt., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. ; (child).Also Jun 11.●●7:30: Dale Sorensen Presents. CanadianMusic for Trombone. Pearce: Microexpressionsfor alto trombone and piano (premiere);and works by Forsyth, Good and Weinzweig.Dale Sorensen, trombone; Vanessa May-lokLee, piano; Marty Smyth, organ; Ton BeauString Quartet. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church,383 Huron St. 647-726-6014. Free.●●7:30: Swea Toronto. 11th Jenny Lind Concert.Works by Peterson-Berger, Grieg,Sibelius, Schubert, Ravel and others. MagdalenaRisberg, soprano; David Huang, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-727-9837. . Refreshments included.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: CristianaPegoraro. Music by Pegoraro, Mozart,Rossini, Beethoven and Piazzolla. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (st).Tuesday June 11●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Karen Beaumont, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.●●7:30: Cantabile Chorale. Strawberries andSong. See Jun 10.●●8:00: Resa’s Pieces Concert Band. 14thGala Concert. Includes ballet dancers, rockand roll dancers, cheerleaders and audienceparticipation. Resa Kochberg, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. and up.416-636-6200.Wednesday June 12●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. William Maddox,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. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●7:00: University Settlement Music andthewholenote.com June 7 – September 7, 2013 | 39

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