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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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; (sr); (st).● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Orchestra. MikeCadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Gaudeamus: Reconstructed. Music by winnersof the Netherlands’ Gaudeamus Musiekweek.Andriessen: Hout; Kyriakides: Tinkling:or, Killing time in an airport lounge (and beingarrested); Priest: Glossolalia; Oesterle: newcommission. Continuum Ensemble; ArrayEnsemble; and others. Music Gallery, 197 JohnSt. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts workers);(st).● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Buddy Guy. Blues. Guest:Jonny Lang. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. (416)872-4255. .50 - .60.● 8:00: Jonathan Estabrooks, voice. TheseMiles–Album Launch. Drake Underground,1150 Queen St. West. . 416-531-5042.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Amy Helm,singer/songwriter. Original works. Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1; Also Apr 5, 6.● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli.Laura Pudwell, contralto (Giasone), KevinSkelton, tenor (Aegeus); Michelle DeBoer,soprano (Medea) and others. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. –. Also Apr 5, 6(mat).● 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she.See Apr 2; Also Apr 5, 6(mat).● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet:“Symmetry” CD Release. Original compositions.Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; BrianDickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; DennisMackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For Jazz Bistro at a glance visitlistings Section C.A. Concerts in the GTASaturday April 5● 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q.Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopezand J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. –. Runs Thursday through Sunday,Apr 5 - Jun 1(start times vary).● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 2:00: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.Building a Dream. Featuring barbershop,jazz, gospel and folk-hip-hop-fusion. Guest:Lunch Break. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 1-866-744-7467. -30;(st). Also 7:30.● 4:00: Larkin Singers. Modern Mystics.Works by Tavener, Dove, Briggs and others.David Briggs, organ. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-895-0651. ; (sr);(under 30).● 4:30: Beach United Church. Artistry inRhythm. Malvern Collegiate Dance Band andChoir Ensembles. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering.● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules.By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone(Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira);David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); RichardCroft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars,stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –2; (under 30). Also Apr 11, 15, 19, 24, 27,30(start times vary).Young Artist Series6-8pm NO COVERStudents from Humber,U of T, York and Mohawkperform on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays and SaturdaysMention this WholeNote adand receive free dessert!● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Aaron Zukewich, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at aglance visit listings Section C.● 6:30: Opera by Request. Siegfried. Wagner.Lenard Whiting, tenor (Siegfried); OliverDawson, tenor (Mime); Andrew Tees,baritone (Wotan, the Wanderer); Margaretevon Vaight, soprano (Brünnhilde); John Holland,baritone (Alberich); and others; WilliamShookhoff, music director and piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● 7:00: Chinguacousy Concert Band/Chinguacousy Swing Orchestra. SpringInfusion. Jamie Jarvie and Al Bourke, conductors.North Bramalea United Church,363 Howden Blvd., Brampton. 416-795-8458.; (sr/st).● 7:00: Hart House Chamber Strings.Spring Concert. Hart House, Great Hall,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.● 7:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus TrainingChoir III/Elise Bradley, artistic director.2014 Junior Treble Choirs Festival concert:Flights of Fancy - No Parachute. 10 Ontariochildren’s choirs. Guest: Stephen Hatfield,composer/conductor. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-932-8666x231. ; (sr/st/child).● 7:30: Jubilee United Church. A MozartFestival. Missa Brevis in D; Horn Concertoin E-Flat; Piano Concerto in C. ArthurWenk, conductor. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. .● 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. HiddenTreasures: Renaissance to Romantic. Franck:Mass in A; Mozart: Nocturnes; Schumann:Songs on Poems of Robbie Burns; a selectionof madrigals; and other works. Jo-AnnDawson, soprano; Olga Tylman, alto; KeenanViau, tenor; Christopher van Wyck, baritone;Simon Walker, organ; and others; HenryRenglich, conductor. Humber Valley UnitedChurch, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. .● 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra.Young Artist Series: Concert No. 48.Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream(Nocturne); Piano Concerto No.1 (Presto-Molto Allegro e Vivace); Fair Melusina (Overture);Gershwin: Three Preludes for SoloPiano; Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel (EveningPrayer); and other works. Richard Lee,conductor; Grace Shin, piano. Guests: membersof Bach Children’s Chorus. St. AndrewKim Catholic Church, 849 Don Mills Rd.,North York. 416-737-0521. ; (st).● 7:30: Music On The Donway. Countermeasure.A cappella. Aaron Jensen, composer/arranger.Donway Covenant UnitedChurch, 230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444.; (st/12 & under).● 7:30: Tapestry. Tap:Ex Revolutions. SeeApr 4.● 7:30: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.Building a Dream. Featuring barbershop,jazz, gospel and folk-hip-hop-fusion. Guest:Lunch Break. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 1-866-744-7467. -30;(st). Also 2:00.● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Ennis Sisters.Celtic, roots and country pop music. St.Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.416-264-2235. /(adv).● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Zakir Hussain & The Mastersof Percussion. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. (416) 872-4255. .50 - .50.● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Amanda Martinez. Latin, jazz.Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. (416)872-4255. .50-.50.● 8:00: Essential Opera. Trio of New CanadianWorks. Etiquette (Pearce, composer;Terauds, libretto); Regina (Denburg, composer;Rabinovitch, libretto); Heather (Thornborrow,composer; Tepperman, libretto).Julia Morgan, mezzo; Erin Bardua and MaureenBatt, sopranos; Keith O’Brien and JesseClark, baritones; Cheryl Duvall, music director;David Passmore, conductor. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-290-7970 or 416-827-3009. .● 8:00: Léna Gauthier Christian MusicAcademy. Easter Musical Presentation. Saxoprano:Léna Gauthier, soprano, and JonathanRoe, saxophone; Azalea: Benjamin Hackett,guitar/voice, and Mia Hackett, piano/voice;31 students. 40 Colville Rd., North York.647-770-5553. /(adv). Complimentaryrefreshments to follow.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. TheRomantic Violin. Dvořák: Symphony No.6;Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e. LeslieAshworth, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor.Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or1-888-489-7784. ; (sr); (st). AlsoApr 6(mat).● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1; Also Apr 6.● 8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. DearScotty: Every Day We Think Of You. 2ndAnnual Scholarship Concert. Assembly Hall,1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr., Etobicoke.36 | April 1 – May 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

416-231-5695. .● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli.See Apr 4; Also Apr 6(mat).● 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Soundsof a Nation. Wagner: Lohengrin (Elsa’s Processionto the Cathedral); Rachmaninoff:Piano Concerto No.2 in c; Dvořák: SlavonicDances; Ippolitov-Ivanov: CaucasianSketches. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor.Guest: Maggie Ho, piano. Trinity AnglicanChurch, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st). Also Apr 6 (RichmondHill).● 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she.See Apr 2; Also Apr 6(mat).● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet:“Symmetry” CD Release. Original compositions.Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; BrianDickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; DennisMackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For Jazz Bistro at a glance visitlistings Section C.Sunday April 6● 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious.Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music,lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. LowerOssington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave.416-915-6747. .50–.50. Also Mar 30,Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25.● 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.The Animals Went in Two by Two. Works byLloyd Webber, J. Williams and Mancini. EdenUnited Church, 3051 Battleford, Mississauga.647-529-9322. (family); ; (child).● 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. TheRomantic Violin. Dvořák: See Apr 5(eve).● 2:30: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: In High Voice.Works by Nunez, Szymko, Smallman and Guillaume.Women’s Chorus; Melissa Morgan,conductor; Young Voices Toronto; ZimfiraPoloz, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. Arthur LeBlanc Quartet with Gregory Oh. Beethoven:String Quartet: Op.59 No.1; Anita Sleeman:“Cantigas”; Dohnányi: Piano Quintet.Guest: Gregory Oh, piano. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st).Reception follows.● 3:00: Musideum. Kids Play Date. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. Sold out.● 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Diamonds areForever. Shore: Lord of the Rings; Bernstein:West Side Story Symphonic Dances; Barry:James Bond Theme “Diamonds are Forever”.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 YongeSt. 1-855-985-2787. -; -(sr);$19(OTopus 16-29); (child). 2:15: Pre-concertchat; raffle for diamond bracelet.● 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Khatia Buniatishvili,piano. Liszt: Piano Sonata in b S178;Ravel: La valse; Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 inb-flat Op.35; Stravinsky: Three Movementsfrom Petrushka. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.● 3:30: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli.See Apr 4.● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ Music by Elgar. “Prelude and Angel’sFarewell” from the Dream of Gerontius.Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 4:00: Peggy Baker Dance Projects.he:she. See Apr 2.● 4:30: Church of the Incarnation. Jazz Vespers:Reg Schwager Guitar Trio. 15 ClairtrellRd. 416-221-7516. Freewill donation. Receptionfollows.● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.● 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Soundsof a Nation. Wagner: Lohengrin (Elsa’s Processionto the Cathedral); Rachmaninoff:Piano Concerto No.2 in c; Dvořák: SlavonicDances; Ippolitov-Ivanov: CaucasianSketches. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor.Guest: Maggie Ho, piano. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr);(st). Also Apr 5 (Aurora).Tuesday April 8● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Persée. Lully. Singers and dancersfrom Opera Atelier perform excerpts.Marshall Pynkoski, host. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: Andrew Ager. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. ChristChurch Cathedral Choir from Oxford UK.Sacred English Choral Music. Stephen Darlington,conductor. 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. . Workshop Apr 7.● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks FamilyFellowship Concert Series. Solo and chamberworks. Second of three concerts eachfeaturing two current Rebanks Fellows. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Musideum. Solomon Joseph andRoger Sader. Steel pan. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .Wednesday April 9● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Michael Bloss, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● 7:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. Worksby Handel, Hasse, Bononcini, Telemann andZelenka. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano;Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –5;–(sr); –(35 and under). AlsoApr 10, 12, 13 (start times vary).● 7:30: Group of 27. g2-7 Recital Series. Bach:Sonata in G for violin & continuo; Sonata inA for violin . Kathleen Kajioka, violin; GabeShuford, harpsichord. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-735-3662. ; (st/sr/arts); (under 18).● 7:30: Junction Trio and Friends. CrystalBowl-issimo...the Sound Journey Continues.St. Anne’s Anglican Church,270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. By donation.Refreshments.● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. John Christie and JohnBerger; Gavin Bryars, composer. CarolynBlackwell, viola; Rob Piltch, guitar; RobertCarli, bass clarinet; Joseph Phillips, bass;Andrew Burashko, conductor. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens QuayW. 416-973-4000. -. Also Apr 10, 11, 12.● 8:00: Musideum. Paper Birds. Jazz. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ; (st/artists).Thursday April 10● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Up Jumped Spring. NormanMarshall Villeneuve Quartet. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church DeerPark. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Dale Sorensen,trombone. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Shannon Graham and the Storytellers.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayApril 10, 1.30 p.m.PAVEL HAAS QUARTETTORONTO DEBUTwww.wmct.on.capresentsChrist Church Cathedral Choir,Oxford UKwith Dr. Stephen Darlington, conductor in aprogramme of Sacred English Choral Music – theconcluding concert of their 2014 Canada and US tour.Tuesday April 8th, 7:30 pmgracechurchonthehill.caDr Darlington and the choir will also give a choralworkshop on April 7 – please see workshop listings!● 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Pavel Haas Quartet. Works by Shostakovich,Britten, and Brahms. Veronika Jarušková,violin; Marek Zwiebel, violin; Pavel Nikl, viola;Peter Jarušek, cello. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .● 2:00: Bayview Library. Keep TorontoReading: The Cellist of Sarajevo. Jenny Bo-InWellington, cello. 123A-2901 Bayview Ave. 416-395-5460. Free.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscarthewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 37

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