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Volume 19 Issue 8 - May 2014

  • Text
  • Choir
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Concerts
  • Theatre
  • Musical
  • Choral
  • Singers
  • Festival
Includes the 2014 Canary Pages directory of choirs.

The WholeNote listings

The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontariooutside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue, thereare listings for events in Angus, Barrie, Bobcaygeon,Brantford, Cambridge, Campbellford, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph,Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Midland, Orillia,Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stratford, Warkworth, Waterloo,Woodstock. Starts on page 66.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 68.D.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 71.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period fromJune 1, 2014 to September 7, 2014. All listings must be received by6pm Thursday May 8.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: Erie3 42 1City of TorontoLISTINGS8Lake Ontario345 SORAUREN AVENUE 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.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Aaron Zukewich, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro listingsat a glance, visit section C.● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. Richard Rodgers, composer; OscarHammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsayand Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director.Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St.416-915-6747. -. Runs Apr 10-May 3;A. Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Barrie, Bolton, Brampton, Burlington, EastGwillimbury, Etobicoke, Markham, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville,Richmond Hill, Scarborough, WhitbyMAY/JUNE 2014MAY01 THU | 8pmCLARINET DUOS AND SOPRANO TRIOMIREILLE ASSELIN, C. DAVILA,J. DESMARAIS / Students02 FRI | 7:30pmSpringScapes, ALI GARRISON, mezzoNANCY BENNET, piano /04 SUN | 11am-7pmJ. ISRAELIEVITCH,C. PETROWSKA-QUILICOTHE COMPLETE MOZARTVIOLIN SONATASRegular: / for 4Student: / for 407 WED | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:ROMAN TIMOFEEV //10 SAT | 8pmNO GOING BACK, S. DUNLOP, sopranoA. NEUMANN, violin //11 SUN | 11amMONIQUE DE MARGERIEHIBIKI KOBAYASHI, 3 BRAHMSVIOLIN SONATAS /14 WED | 8pmSHELLY O’BRIEN /start times vary.● 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).POSTPONED.● 8:00: Array Music. Array Session #25.Improvisation by Toronto musicians withYoung 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!16 FRI | 8pmISA TRIO: J ISRAELIEVITCH, B. SMITH,JIHYUN AHN /17 SAT | 7:30pmWEI-WEI LAN, pipa virtuoso, NEW MUSICCONCERTS FUNDRAISER PARTY 018 SUN | 3pmTON BEAU STRING QUARTETw/ C BOYLE, R DESOER /28 WED | 8pmQ. BOZZINI, J. CAGE, 3 SQs /29 THU | 8pmM. KIM, cello, A. ZANROSSO, piano/30 FRI | 8pmjunctQin Keyboard Collective /31 SAT | 7:30pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:SHOSHANA TELNER /JUNE06 FRI | 8pmBILL GILLIAM & FRIENDS /07 SAT | 8pmUGLY BEAUTIES, JAZZ TRIO IMPROV/The Place Where You Go To Listen48 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

friends and guests from out of town. ArraySpace, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Le Vent duNord in Concert. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv).● 8:00: Gallery 345. Camilo Davila, clarinet.Schumann: Drei Romanzen Op.94, for clarinetand piano; Davila: Urban Piece; Brahms:Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in f Op.120 No.1;Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherdon the Rock) D965, for soprano, clarinetand piano. Jean Desmarais, piano; MireilleAsselin, soprano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson.Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. -. Runs to May 25;start times vary.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q.Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopezand J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. –. Also May 2-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25,29-31, Jun 1(start times vary).● 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. SirAndrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –5. AlsoApr 30.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Rudy Smith Quartet.Rudy Smith, steel pan; Nancy Walker, piano;Kieran Overs, bass; Fabio Ragnelli, drums.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For JazzBistro listings at a glance, visit section C.Friday May 2● 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew’s.Dan Bickle, organ. St. Andrew’s Church,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Also May 9, 16, 23,30. Lunch and snack friendly.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Aaron Zukewich, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover.● 7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. TheLast Night of the Proms. The Band of theRoyal Regiment of Canada and The CathedralParish Choir; Giles Bryant, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865. /.● 7:30: Gallery 345. SpringScapes: MusicalIntuitions, Conversations and Other Encouragements.Ali Garrison, mezzo-soprano;Nancy Bennet, piano; Guests: Mosa NeshamáMcNeilly; Kwanza Msingwana; SubaSankaran; Mark Rainey. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; ; (st).● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See May 1.● 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).POSTPONED.● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. ChrisEnns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède);Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre(Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope);Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others;Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis,conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director.Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787.-6. 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, organ. St. Paul’s BloorStreet, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free willoffering. Marking 100th anniversary of theorgan at St. Paul’s. Reception follows.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See May 1.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Celebration!30th Anniversary Gala Concert.R. Thompson: Road Not Taken; O. Peterson:Hymn to Freedom; Dolloff: Awaken the Dawn;R. Tse: A Pure Heart, O God; and other works.Guests: Mary Lou Fallis; Peter Tiefenbach;Lori-Anne Dolloff; Deborah Bradley; DarrylBurton. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (sr/st); (children under12). Champagne reception following theperformance.● 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 3, 4(mat).● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Come Rain orCome Shine. Standards for the 40s and 50s.The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.905-483-5702. . Also May 3.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Rudy Smith Quartet.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. .Saturday May 3● 11:00am and 1:00pm: Lower OssingtonTheatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora’s PirateAdventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 BathurstSt. 416-915-6747. .50–.50. Also May 4.● 11:00am and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre. Sing & Dance. Music Concert withJack Grunsky for ages 3 to 8. Madison Centre,100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031.. Also 2:00.● 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ClassicalKids LIVE: Tchaikovsky Discovers America.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. Rent.See May 1.● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 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. TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-932-8666 x231. .50; .50(sr/st).● 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ClassicalKids LIVE: Tchaikovsky Discovers America.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 1:30.● 4:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Jubilation!35th Anniversary Concert. Salute tothe Ontario Arts Council’s 50th anniversary.Healey: Six Canadian Folk Songs; Halley:Love Songs for Springtime; Holman: NightMusic; Somers: Songs of the NewfoundlandOutports; Willan: Three Lady Motets. LydiaAdams, conductor; Guests: EIS Alumni. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st).● 4:30: Beach United Church. Songs MyDaughter Knows. The Jim Clayton Trio, piano/bass/drums. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082.Freewill offering.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Aaron Zukewich, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover.● 7:00: Catholic Family Radio. Gala Concerton the Occasion of the Canonization of JohnXXIII and John Paul II. The Priest trio (Fr.Eugene O’Hagan, Fr. Martin O’Hagan, Fr. DavidDelargy); Maria Knapik, soprano; TorontoSinfonietta (Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor);and others. Queen Elizabeth Theatre,190 Princes’ Blvd. 416-588-0555. -.● 7:30: Annex Singers. The Road Home.Works by Palestrina, Barber, Brahms,Whitacre, Wade Hemsworth and Stan Rogers.Guest: Tina Torlone, soprano; MariaCase, conductor. Bloor Street United Church,300 Bloor St. W. 647-888-1979. , (sr/st); free(12 and under).● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. RobertoDevereux. By Donizetti. Sondra Radvanovsky,soprano (Elisabetta); Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor(Roberto Devereux); Russell Braun, baritone(Duke of Nottingham); Allyson McHardy,mezzo (Duchess of Nottingham); and others;Stephen Lawless, stage director; CorradoRovaris, conductor. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –2; (under 30). AlsoMay 10, 15, 18, 21(start times vary).● 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.25th Anniversary Concert. Monteverdi: OBeatae Viae; Hatfield: African Celebration;Halley: Freedom Trilogy; Hemsworth: LogDriver’s Waltz; and other works. Kelly Galbraith,conductor; Emperor String Quartet(Matthew Coons, organ; Ellen Meyer, piano).Runnymede United Church, 432 RunnymedeRd. 416-236-1522. . A ,000 donation willbe made to Huban Cradle of Hope Children’sHome orphanage in Kenya.● 7:30: Guys Like Us Toronto. Oh What ANight. Melodies to take you back to a 1960shigh school dance. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-668-6772. ; (adv).● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See May 1.● 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/under12). POSTPONED.● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. See May 2.● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Academy ChamberOrchestra. Students from the Phil and EliTaylor Performance Academy for Young Artists.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. Free (ticket required).● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto Symphony Youth OrchestraSpring Concert. Schubert: Symphony No.8“Unfinished”; Liszt: Les Préludes; Tchaikovsky:Violin Concerto (mvt.1); Rimsky-Korsakov:Capriccio espagnol. Sophia Anna Szokolay,violin; Shalom Bard, conductor. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-598-3375. ; (sr);(under 15).● 7:30: Village Voices. Silver Stars: 25thAnniversary Concert. Alumni and pastaccompanists. Markham Missionary Church,5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. E., Markham.905-294-8687. ; (sr/st); free(under12). Post-concert reception with freerefreshments.● 7:30: York Region Community Choir.Take Me Home. Works about Canada andCanadian Artists. Trinity Anglican Church,79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-726-3831. /2for (adv).● 8:00: FAWN Opera & New Music/SeventhArt Video Magazine. Synesthesia III: Musicand Film. Eight short films by Canadian filmmakers;soundtracks by emerging Torontocomposers. Patrick Murray, conductor. Studio18, 442 Dufferin St. 647-401-5004. ;(under 30).● 8:00: Healey Willan Singers. AnUnexpected Journey. Tartini: Stabat Mater;Quartel: Alice; Halley: Freedom Trilogy; andother works. John Stephenson, piano; Ron KaMing Cheung, conductor. Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields,151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See 2:00.● 8:00: Musideum. Francine Hailman,singer/songwriter. Jazz. 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