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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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Concert Hall, 273 Bloor

Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..● 2:00: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Chicken Little. See Apr 12.● 2:00: Southern Ontario Chapter HymnSociety. Walter Farquharson–Prairie Pastorand Hymn Poet. Paul Stott, presenter. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-342-6034. Freewill offering.● 2:00: Trio Bravo. In Concert. Jacob: ClarinetQuintet; Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A. BairdKnechtel, viola; Terry Storr, clarinet; John Selleck,piano; guests: Velma Ko, violin; ElizabethMcMillan, violin; John Trembath, cello. AllSaints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 BloorSt. W. 416-242-2131. ; (sr/st).● 2:30: Metro Youth Opera. Humperdinck’sHänsel & Gretel. See Apr 25.● 3:00: Durham Community Choir. MovieMagic II. Selections from movies releasedover the last ten years. John-Charles Coolen,conductor. Kingsview United Church,505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa. 289-240-6986.; (under 12).● 3:00: Musideum. Poli’s Jazz Salon.Jazz. Guest: Aura. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● 3:00: Opera Atelier. Persée. See Apr 26;Also Apr 29, 30, May 2, 3(all eve).● 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Passion andPeace: Radiant Music, Ancient Wisdom.Fauré: Messe Basse; Langlais: Missa SalveRegina; Randall Thompson: The PeaceableKingdom; Martin: Now The Queen of Seasons(premiere). Guests: True North Brass;Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Churchon-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542.A. Concerts in the GTA; (sr); (st); (child). Also Apr. 26(Kitchener).● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LightClassics: See Apr 26(7:30).● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. CanadianBrass. Holborne: Muy Linda; Scheidt: WendetEuch Um Ihr Aderlein; Galliard Battaglia;J.S. Bach(arr.Mills): Toccata and Fugue;Schumann(arr. Coletti/Ridenour): CarnavalOp.9(selections); and other works. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. ;(under 30).● 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See Apr 10.● 3:30: Musikay. Bird Songs and SpringAir: Le chant des oiseaux. Works by Jannequin,Binchois, and Palestrina. Stéphane Potvin,conductor. Mary Mother of God Church,2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr); (st); (family). AlsoApr 26(eve, St. John’s United Church).● 3:30: Musikay. Bird Songs and SpringAir: Le chant des oiseaux. Jannequin: chantdes oiseaux (bird songs); Lauridsen: chansonsdes roses; A. Bevan: Three motets. StéphanePotvin, conductor. Mary Mother ofGod Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville.905-825-9740. /(family/adv);/(adv); /(sr/adv); (st).Please bring non-perishable food items. Insupport of the Salvation Army of Oakville.Also Apr 26 (eve, St. John’s United Church).● 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: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Carol McCartney Quartet. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free willoffering.● 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Jan Novotny,piano. Works by Smetana, Schumannand Mussorgsky. St. Wenceslaus Church,496 Gladstone Ave. 416-879-5677. ;(st).● 7:00: Toronto Mandolin Orchestra ofShevchenko Musical Ensemble. CommunitySpring Concert. Classical, folk and contemporaryUkrainian and other music andsong. Iriada Erokhina, domra; and others;Alexander Veprinsky, conductor. Church ofSt. Andrew, Scarborough, 2333 Victoria ParkAve., Scarborough. 416-447-1481 or 416-491-3761. ; (st).● 8:00: Musideum. Brownman plus 1. Jazz.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .Monday April 28● 7:00: Felix Galimir Chamber Music. AwardConcert. Sringeri Vidya Bharati FoundationAuditorium, 80 Brydon Drive, Etobicoke. 416-408-0208. PWYC. Proceeds to Felix GalimirChamber Music Scholarship Fund.● 7:30: Associates of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five Small Concerts: QuintessentialQuintets. Mozart: String quintet No.3 in CK515; Brahms: String quintet No.2 in G Op.111.Amanda Goodburn and Sydney Chun, violin;Teng Li and Theresa Rudolph, viola; EmmanuelleBeaulieu Bergeron, cello. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636.; (sr/st).Tuesday April 29● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Legendary Ladies. ShannonButcher Quartet. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: Mark Fideldy (USA).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: Canadian Opera Company. RobertoDevereux. See Apr 25; Also May 3, 10, 15, 18,21(start times vary).● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. See Apr 26;Also Apr 30, May 2, 3.● 8:00: Small World Music. CD Release:The Humours of Autorickshaw. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-536-5439./(with CD).Wednesday April 30● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Christel Wiens, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules.By Handel. See Apr 5; Also Apr 15, 19, 24, 27,30(start times vary).● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. See Apr 26;Also May 2, 3.MAHLERSYMPHONY 9SIR ANDREW DAVIS,CONDUCTORAPRIL 30 & MAY 1TSO.CA● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Mahler Symphony 9 in D. SirAndrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –5. AlsoMay 1. 7:15: Pre-concert chat.Thursday May 1● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Appassionato.Beethoven: Appassionata Sonata; worksby Bach, Ravel and Chopin. Leonard Gilbert,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Sound Tapestry.Hamilton’s Children’s Choir; YoungVoices of Toronto; Shawn Grenke, organ; ZimfiraPoloz, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free.● 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church DeerPark. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Joy Lee,violin; Paul Jessen, piano. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Radka Hanáková, piano. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See Apr 10.48 | April 1 – May 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

● 7:30: Opera 5. Classiques de poche. Offenbach:Ba-ta-clan; Hahn: L’île du rêve. AllianceFrançaise de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. ; (sr/st); free(AFT/under 12).Also May 2, 3.Le Ventdu NordThursday, May 18pmauroraculturalcentre.ca● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Le Vent duNord in Concert. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Musideum. Tony McManus, guitar.Folk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. The TenTenors. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. -. Also May 2.● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousinfrom Nowhere. Künneke. Lucia Cesaroni,soprano (Julia de Weert); Elizabeth Beeler,soprano (Wilhelmine); Christopher Mayell,tenor (Ein Fremder); Stefan Fehr, tenor (Egonvon Wildhagen); Guillermo Silva-Marin, stagedirector. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723. –. Also May 2, 3, 4(mat).● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Mahler Symphony 9 in D. SeeApr 30.Friday May 2● 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew’s.Dan Bickle, organ. St. Andrew’s Church,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free.● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See Apr 10.● 7:30: Opera 5. Classiques de poche. SeeMay 1; Also May 3.● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. See Apr 26;Also May 3.● 7:30: St Paul’s Bloor Street/Royal CanadianCollege of Organists. Pulling Out Allthe Stops! Celebrity Organ Recital. Works byBach, Gigout, Vierne, MacMillan, Willan andothers. Gerard Brooks (England), organ. St.Paul’s Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free will offering. Marking 100th anniversaryof the organ at St. Paul’s. Receptionfollows.● 7:30: St. James Cathedral. The LastNight of the Proms. Guests: Giles Bryant,organ; Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada;St. James Cathedral Choir and ParishChoir. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x245. ;(sr/st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Musideum. Kristin Lindell, singer/songwriter. Roots. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. The TenTenors. See May 1.● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousinfrom Nowhere. See May 1; Also May 3, 4(mat).● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Come Rain orCome Shine. Standards for the 40’s and 50’s.The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.905-483-5702. . Also May 3.● 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Celebration!30th Anniversary Gala Concert. Variousselections including the world premiereof a newly commissioned piece for the choir’schoral composition contest. Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (sr/st); (childrenCELEBRATION!30 TH ANNIVERSARY GALACONCERTmay 220148 pmA gala evening of songfollowed by a festivechampagne reception!LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGATickets: www.livingartscentre.caor call 905-306-6000mississaugafestivalchoir.comunder 12). Join us for a festive champagnereception following the performance.Saturday May 3● 11:00am and 1:00pm: Lower OssingtonTheatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora’s PirateAdventure. See Apr 12.● 11:00am: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Sing & Dance. Music Concert with JackGrunsky for ages 3 to 8. Madison Centre,100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. .Also 2:00.● 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Classical Kids LIVE: Tchaikovsky DiscoversAmerica. Tchaikovsky’s life depicted in music,story and dance. Sameer Patel, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –. Pre-concert performance byBoomwhacker Orchestra. Also 3:30.● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 2:00 and 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre.Rent. See Apr 3.● 2:00: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Sing & Dance. Music Concert with JackGrunsky for ages 3 to 8. Madison Centre,100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. .Also 11:00am.● 2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church.Spring Organ Recital. Works by Bach, Kodályand Rheinberger. Imre Olah, organ; RenataAnton, violin. 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121.Freewill offering.● 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus MainChoir and Training Choirs. Flights of Fancy.Patriquin and Letourneau: Nikmak; Schumann:Four Folksongs; Watson Henderson:Songs of Flight and Fancy; works by Hatfieldand others. Natasha Danchenko, violin; DougOhashi, double bass; Jennifer Swan, choreographer;Elise Bradley, conductor. Churchof the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666x231. .50; .50(sr/st).● 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ClassicalKids LIVE: Tchaikovsky Discovers America.See 1:30.● 4:30: Beach United Church. Songs MyDaughter Knows. The Jim Clayton Trio, piano/bass/drums. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082.Freewill offering.● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. RobertoDevereux. See Apr 25; Also May 10, 15, 18,21(start times vary). thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 49

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