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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.

A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTA●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon.See May 30.●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 4, 5, 6, 7,8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15; start times vary.●2:00: Parks and Recreation Scarborough.Juan Tomas Show Band. Tribute to the musicof: John Kander, Stevie Wonder, Glenn Miller,Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Lili’uokalani. MarylouMalicdem, jazz vocalist. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough.416-485-2056. Free.●3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestras. GreatBeethoven, Tchaikovsky and an English Classic.Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture (arr. Dabczynski);Warlock: Capriol Suite; Beethoven:Symphony No.6 in F Op.68 (Pastoral). ClareCarberry and William Rowson, conductors.Laidlaw Auditorium, Upper Canada College,200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-922-3714 x103. ;(sr/st).●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LightClassics: TSO Artists in the Spotlight. SeeMay 31(eve).●3:00: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto.Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Fully staged,abridged version. Kingsway ChamberStrings; Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, conductor.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-788-8482. ; (sr/st).Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. ; (sr/st).●4:30: Church of the Incarnation. Jazz Vespers.Artie Roth Quartet. 15 Clairtrell Rd. 416-221-7516. Freewill donation. Religious service.Reception to follow.●7:00: Show One Productions. Dmitri Hvorostovsky,baritone. In Recital. Works by Tchaikovsky,Rachmaninoff, Medtner and Liszt.Ivari Ilja, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -0.●4:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival/JAZZFM91. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye:A Tribute to Cole Porter. A cappella groupsBogazici, Cadence, Countermeasure, DavidSereada and the Watch bring their own flavourto Porter’s legendary songbook. BaillieTheatre, Young Centre for the PerformingArts, 50 Tank House Lane, Distillery District.416-866-8666. Included with festival pass( single day/ two days).●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Andrew Adair, organ. Works by Hollins andothers. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.●4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. StabatMater. Dvořák. Lesley Bouza, soprano; DanielleMacMillan, mezzo; Stephen McClare,tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Talisker PlayersOrchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor.●7:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Alan Frew, Dan Hill and Lorraine Segatoin O Canada! Our Nation’s Greatest Hits ACappella. Canadian singer/songwriters performtheir classics accompanied a cappellaby Toronto vocal bands Cadence, Countermeasureand Retrocity. Baillie Theatre, YoungCentre for the Performing Arts, 50 TankHouse Lane, Distillery District. 416-866-8666. .●7:30: Opera by Request. Orfeo. Gluck.Eugenia Dermentzis, mezzo (Orfeo); NaomiEberhard, soprano (Eurydice); Sharon Tikiryan,soprano (Amor); Annex Singers (MariaCase, conductor); William Shookhoff, pianoand conductor. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416 455-2365. .●7:30: Toronto Cantata Chorus/Choir of St.Anne’s. Crowning Glory! Handel: “Zadok thePriest”; “My Heart is Inditing”; Mozart: “LaudateDominum” from Vespererae solennes deconfessore K.339; Mass in C, K.317; works byLocke. Matthew Otto, conductor. St. Anne’sAnglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. ; (st).●7:30: Victoria Scholars. Those Opera Composers.Works by Gounod, Weber, Beethoven,Bernstein, Britten, Cherubini, Copland, Mozart,Puccini, Rossini, Vaughan Williams, Verdiand Wagner. Jerzy Cichocki, conductor. OurLady Of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld:Martha Gonzalez with Café Con Pan.Guest: Mamselle. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). For LulaLounge listings at a glance, see section C.64 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

Monday June 2●12:15: Music Mondays. Minden Duo. Musicwith invented instruments and children’s toys.Robert Minden; Carla Hallett. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223.Free. suggested donation.●8:00: Union Events. Kishi Bashi. KIshibashi, singer, violinist/multi-instrumentalist,songwriter; with Busman’s Holiday. VirginMobile Mod Club, 722 College Ave. 416-588-4663. .Tuesday June 3●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Art of the Domra andBayan. Classical and traditional world musicperformed on three-string domra and Russianbutton accordion. Iraida Erokhina,domra; Alexander Sevastian, accordion.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.TUE JUNE 3 LULA LOUNGEWednesday June 4●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Brass Blowout.Works by Gabrieli, Britten, Dukas and others.COC Orchestra’s brass section. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. John Palmer, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●12:35: Concerts at Midday. Richard Herriott,Piano. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527 or416-921-6350. Free.●7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 5, 6, 7, 8,11, 12, 13, 14, 15; start times vary.●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Così fan tutte. Concert version withEnglish subtitles; culmination of the 12-dayworkshop exposing young singers to newroles. Luke Housner, director. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416923-8714. PWYC. Also June 5 and 6.●7:30: Penthelia Singers. A Tribute to CanadianFolk. Harvest Moon, Farewell to NovaScotia and other selections. Alice Malach,conductor. Rosedale Presbyterian Church,129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. . 647-248-5079.WED JUNE 4 LULA LOUNGEduo/(adv). For Lula Lounge listings at aglance, visit section C.●8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 3; Also June 5, 6, 7 and 8.●8:00: Yann Tiersen. In Concert. Multiinstrumentalist(guitar, synthesizer, violin,melodica, xylophone, toy piano, harpsichord,accordion and typewriter). With SpecialGuest NO. The Opera House, 735 Queen St E.416-466-0313. .Thursday June 5●12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. A Kaleidoscopeof Song. Oakville Children’s Choir;Simon Walker, organ; Cheryl Duvall, piano;Sarah Morrison, conductor. 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. Free.●12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church DeerPark. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Agnes Zsigovics,soprano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Wilbert Ward, baritone. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.Also June 6.●8:00: Array Music. Array Session #26.Improvisation by Toronto musicians withfriends and guests from out of town. ArraySpace, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 6, 7, 8, 11,12, 13, 14, 15; start times vary.●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld:Samantha Martin’s Roots N Roll Revue.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). For Lula Lounge listings ata glance, visit section C.●8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 3; Also June 6, 7 and 8.Songs forSopranoSONDRA RADVANOVSKY,sopranoJune 5 & 7TSO.CALULAWORLD 2014●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld:Roberto Occhipinti, bass. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307./(adv).●8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. Operadelving into the minds of passengers andcrew on an airplane. Brian Current, composer;Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; AlexanderDobson, baritone; Tim Albery, director; andothers. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum,585 Dundas St. E. 416-408-0208. -.Also June 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.LULAWORLD 2014●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/Music Gallery. Lulaworld: David Virelleswith Eric McPherson. Rich Brown Trio. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307.●1:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestraand Chamber Choir. Summer Festival: TheTBSI Orchestras and Choirs. Jeanne Lamonand Ivars Taurins, conductors. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-964-6337. Free.●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Così fan tutte. See June 4;●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Songs for Soprano. Mozart: Overture to DonGiovanni; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs; Ravel:Daphnis et Chloé Suites Nos.1 & 2. PeterOundjian, Shalom Bard, conductors; SondraRadvanovsky, soprano. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5.7:15pm pre-concert chat in the lobby June 5only. Also June 7.Friday June 6●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Mozart’s Così fan tutte. See Jun 4.●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. TheMikado. By Gilbert and Sullivan. KathleenWells, soprano; Roy Schatz, tenor; HenryRenglich, conductor. Humber Valley UnitedChurch, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. . Also Jun May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 65

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