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Volume 19 Issue 8 - May 2014

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

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with festival pass ( single day/ twodays).●1:30: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.When Words Sing: Choral concert honouringSING! Legacy Award recipient R. MurraySchafer. Cawthra Park Chamber Choir, PaxChristi Chorale, GREX, That Choir and HamiltonChildren’s Choir. Little Trinity Church, 425 KingSt. E. 416-866-8666. Included with festival pass( single day/ two days).●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon. SeeA. Concerts in the GTAMay 30; Also 7:30 and June 1.●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The GloriousOnes. See May 28; Also 8:00, Jun 1, 4, 5, 6, 7,8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15; start times vary.●2:00: Ensemble vocal Les voix du coeur.Quand on chante, on a toujours 20 ans. PopularFrench songs from different parts of the world.Manon Côté, conductor. Isabel Bader Theatre,93 Charles St. W. 416-267-1880. /(adv);/(13–18); free(children). Also 8:00.●2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q.See May 1.●3:15: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.NFB SINGS! Classic National Film Board of Canadashorts accompanied by artists includingAlissa Vox Raw, Scott Peterson, kith&kin, GREX,David Sereda, That Choir and Zoe. Garland Theatre,Young Centre for the Performing Arts,50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. Includedwith festival pass ( single day/ two days).●4:00: Aradia Ensemble. From Venice to Versailles- Concert and Garden Party. Music Gallery,197 John St. 647-960-6650. . Gardenparty at 5.30pm.●4:30: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Shall I Compare Thee? A Celebration ofShakespeare in Song. Driftwood Theatre Co.,Betamax, Toronto Northern Lights, CantemusSingers and Cawthra Park Chamber Choir. LittleTrinity Church, 425 King St. E. 416-866-8666.Included with festival pass ( single day/two days).●6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. FelixWong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299.No Cover.●7:00: St. Elizabeth Scola Cantorum HungarianChoir. Spring Concert. Schubert: Mass inG; works by Kodály. Ian Sadler, organ; ChristaLazar, soprano; Adam Lipcsey, tenor; LaszloLengyel, bass; Imre Olah, conductor. St. ElizabethOf Hungary Roman Catholic Church,432 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-441-9300. ;(st). Post-concert reception.●7:30: Amadeus Choir. Joy Sounds. Bach:Lobet Den Herrn; Mendelssohn: Six Motets;Dedrick: Joy Sounds; works by Daeley and Togni.Lydia Adams, conductor; Shawn Grenke, piano.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-446-0188. ; (sr); (under 30); (st).●7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon. SeeYoung 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!May 30; Also June 1.●7:30: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: ShoshannaTelner. Music by Bartók, Brahms, Liszt,Morel, J.S. Bach, Moskowski. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; students.●7:30: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Cantabile – The London Quartet. Vocalmusic and humour, from a cappella favouritesto the sacred music of the last millennium. LittleTrinity Church, 425 King St. E. 416-866-8666. .●7:30: Small World Music. Shafqat AmanatAli. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts,1 Front St. E. 416-536-5439. –0.Saturday May 31, 20148:00pmLydia Adams, conductorShawn Grenke, piano• Christ Church Deer Park1570 Yonge Street, Toronto (at NW corner of Yonge & Heath, just North of St. Clair)A joyous burst of Spring with a bouquet of Canadian composers -Eleanor Daley - Peter Togni - Christopher Dedrick along withworks of Bach, Mendelssohn and Holst.Lobet Den Herrn by J.S. BachSix Motets by F. MendelssohnJoy Sounds by Chris DedrickTICKETS: 416-446-0188 amadeuschoir.comFranz SchubertOverture to RosamundeWolfgang Amadeus MozartArias and vocal ensembles featuring the winnersof the 2013-14 NYCO Mozart Vocal CompetitionfeaturingLeigh-Ann Allen, sopranoNatalya Matyusheva, sopranoLauren Phillips, mezzo sopranoKeith Lam, baritoneIgor StravinskyFirebird Suite (1919)Pre-concert chat begins at 7:30Adult Senior StudentIn Advance At the Door Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance at our website. Formore information, please contact us by phone or visit us online.(416) 628-9195 nyco.on.caThis concert will take place atCentre for the Arts, St. Michael’s College School1515 Bathurst Street, Toronto10% additional discounton ONLINE purchasesPromo CodeWN0531Official radiosponsor:62 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LightClassics: TSO Artists in the Spotlight. Brahms:Academic Festival Overture; Paganini: Sonataper la Gran Viola; Ravel: Boléro; Liszt: LesPréludes; Pasculli: Concerto sopra dell’operaLa favorita di Donizetti; Mendelssohn: SymphonyNo.3 “Scottish” (Mvmnt IV). SarahJeffrey, oboe; Teng Li, viola; Shalom Bard,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-598-3375. -. Also Jun 1(mat).●7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. From theHeart. Song and spoken word. Jenny Crober,director; Elizabeth Acker, accompaniment.Guests: Ray Dillard, percussion; Rob Clutton,bass; Martin van de Ven, clarinet; DeborahDrakeford, narration. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. ;(sr); (st).●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Sounds ofSummer. Barber: Summer Music for WindQuintet, Op.31; Raum: Canterbury Ayrefor Woodwind Quintet; Mendelssohn (arr.Ma’alot): A Midsummer’s Night Dream Suite;Martinu: Nonet. CS Winds. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-573-5993. ;(sr); (st).●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 1, 4, 5, 6,7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15; start times vary.●8:00: Ensemble vocal Les voix du coeur.Quand on chante, on a toujours 20 ans.See 2:00.●8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée. Arndt: Nola; Gershwin: I Got Rhythm(from Girl Crazy); Kern: Just The Way YouLook Tonight (from Swing Time); Novello:Waltz Of My Heart (from The Dancing Years);Zequinha de Abreu: Tico-Tico no Fubá; andother works. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).Concert will be held in the Chapel.●8:00: Harmony Singers. Accentuatethe Positive! Songs To Lift Your Spirits! SeeMay 30.●8:00: Kir Stefan the Serb Choir. O Lord, letme know my end. Slavic sacred music sunga cappella; traditional folk music with instrumentalaccompaniment. Guests: “Peonies”singing group; Academy of Serbian FolkDancing “Miroslav Bata Marcetic”; JasminaVučurović, conductor. Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 1-888-222-6608. ; (sr/st).●8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.●8:00: newchoir. Unapologetic: A CanadianRock Experienc. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. -. Sold Out.●8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Contrasts of Genius: Mozart and Stravinsky.Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde; Mozart:arias and vocal ensembles; Stravinsky: FirebirdSuite. North York Concert Orchestra;David Bowser, conductor; Guests: Leigh-AnnAllen, soprano; Natalya Matyusheva, soprano;Lauren Phillips, mezzo soprano; Keith Lam,baritone. Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’sCollege School, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-628-9195. ; (sr); (st). 7:30pm: pre-concertchat.●8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. One Voice:Songs from Home and Away. Schafer: Gamelan;Halley: Freedom Trilogy; Aguiar: Salmo150; Mozart: Ave Verum; Leek: AncientCries. Mitchell Pady, conductor; NarminaAfandiyeva, piano. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-461-7410. ; (sr/under 30); (st).●9:00: Jazz Bistro. Maureen Kennedy Quartet.Maureen Kennedy, vocals; Bill Coon, guitar;Cory Weeds, tenor sax; Steve Wallace,bass. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. .●10:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.The Kinsey Sicks. See May 30.Sunday June 1●11:30am: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. CASA Corner. Collegiate and postcollegiatevocal groups, in collaboration withthe Contemporary A Cappella Society ofAmerica. Garland Theatre, Young Centre forthe Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane.416-866-8666. Included with festival pass( single day/ two days).●12:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Summer Festival: MusicalInterlude. A casual noon-hour concert of baroquechamber music by members of the TBSIfaculty. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Free.●1:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem AlumniEnsemble Presents “A Legacy of Song”. Gospel,spiritual, jazz, and classical music. BaillieTheatre, Young Centre for the PerformingArts, 50 Tank House Lane, Distillery District.416-866-8666. Included with festival pass( single day/ two days).HalfTones keepsgoing right though thesummer!For the news as it breaks,updates, listings and specialoffers; Sign up forHalfTones The Whole-Note’s mid-month e-letter.Go to to register.You can also get HalfTonesby following @TheWholeNoteon twitter or ‘Liking’ TheWholeNote at Pady: Artistic DirectorNarmina Afandiyeva: PianistNew singers welcome!Email for Seniors/under 35 Students May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 63

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