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Volume 19 Issue 8 - May 2014

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Includes the 2014 Canary Pages directory of choirs.

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●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.What Makes it Great? Appalachian Spring.Copland: Appalachian Spring. Rob Kapilow,conductor and host. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -.●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 7, 8, 11, 12,13, 14, 15; start times vary.●8:00: Gallery 345. Redraw the Map. Poemsand writings by Szymborska, Brautigan, cummings,Hoban, Hafiz, Cutler and others. BillGilliam, piano; Ambrose Pottie, percussion.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).●8:00: Organix Concerts. James DavidChristie, Organ. French masterworks byPiroye, Jullien, Langlais, Christie, Alain andothers. St. Basil’s Church, 50 St. Joseph St.416-769-3893. ; (sr); (st/RCCO,RSCM and AGO members); free(under 19). Noparking available.●8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 3; Also June 7 and 8.●10:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld:Jimmy Bosch and Ralph Irizarry. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307.Evening of OperaVoices-Relyea & Guest ArtistsNew Take on Don GiovanniPlus Arias & Songs-Dramatic & Zany...Sat. June 7th 8:00 PMBloor St. United Church300 Bloor St. W., TorontoTickets at DoorA. Concerts in the GTA/(adv).Saturday June 7●11:00am: Mateca Arts Festival. Day One.(Two day free event). Yoga at the park;Arts & Crafts workshops (Kids); PerformanceArt/Fashion Show; Karaoke; Ill Skillz(Youth) dance performance; Conference:Art, Science. Burwash Quad, Victoria College,University of Toronto, 89 Charles St. W. 416-596-0729. Free, except limited stage seatingfor 8:30 concert (). Also Sunday June 8,11:00am to 10.30pm.●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See May 28; Also Jun 8, 11, 12,13, 14, 15; start times vary.●3:00: Mississauga Children’s Choir. SongsWithout Borders. Kholi. RBC Theatre, LivingArts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-624-9704. .●6:30: Mateca Arts Festival. Women inMusic. Laura Fernández Band (Toronto/Spain); guests: Rita Di Ghent (Toronto/USA),Luanda Jones (Toronto/Brasil), Eliana Cuevas(Toronto/Venezuela). Burwash Quad, 416-596-0729. Free. See 11am Mateca for venuedetails.●7:30: Cantemus Singers. Songs for MonaLisa. Chansons and motets by Josquin,Mouton and their contemporaries from theearly 1500s. Michael Erdman, conductor.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. . Also Jun 8(mat).●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.Pride and Counterpoint. Beethoven:Symphony No.2; Dragonetti: Concerto forDouble Bass; Bernstein: Overture to Candide;Sound of Music (arrangement). JimmyAmaro, double bass. St. Luke’s United Church,353 Sherbourne St. 416-762-9257. . Concertpresented as part of the World PrideCelebration.●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. TheMikado. See Jun 6.●7:30: Marina Yahontova presents. Europeanand Old Russian Romances. Works byMoniuzhko, Schumann, Glinka and others.Brian Stevens, piano. Windermere UnitedChurch, 356 Windermere Ave. 416-886-9392.; (sr/st).●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Madison Violet.St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 KingstonRd. 416-264-2235. ; (sr/st).●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company.The Glorious Ones. Zion Cultural Centre,1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. . See 2:00pm.●8:00: Gallery 345. Ugly Beauties. Improvisation.Marilyn Lerner, piano; Matt Brubeck,cello; Nick Fraser, percussion. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (st).●8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 3; Also June 8.●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Songs for Soprano. See June 5.●8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Go, LovelyRose. Choral music by women composersand poets. Works by Hildegard von Bingen,Fanny Hensel, Imogen Holst, Ruth WatsonHenderson and others. Ron Ka Ming Cheung,conductor; John Stephenson, piano. Churchof St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave.416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).●8:00: Voices-Relyea. An Evening of Opera.A new hour-long take on Don Giovanni. Additionalarias and ensembles, dramatic to zany.Gary, Anna and Deanna Relyea with MichaelYork and other guest artists; Sandra Mogensen,piano. Bloor Street United Church,300 Bloor St. W. 416-924-7439. . Cash bar.●8:30: Mateca Arts Festival. Beatriz PichiMalen. Mapuche singer from Argentina. BurwashQuad, 416-596-0729. Limited onstageseating , call 416-978-8849; free. See 11amMateca for venue details.Friday May 2● 7:30: Bobcaygeon Music Council. Krechkovsky/LoucksDuo. Violin and piano duo.Trinity United Church (Bobcaygeon),42 William St., Bobcaygeon. 705-731-9661.; free(st/child).● 8:00: Folk Under the Clock. Le Vent DuNord Quartet. Québécois folk music. SimonBeaudry, vocals, guitar and bouzouki; NicolasBoulerice, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, piano andaccordion; Rejean Brunet, bass, accordion,jaw harp and piano; Olivier Demers, vocals,violin, foot-tapping and mandolin. Market HallTheatre, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough.705-749 1146. ; (st at door only).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Billy the Kid and West Side Story. Copland:Suite from Billy the Kid; Rival: Delights andDiscords; Bernstein: Symphonic Dances fromWest Side Story. Grand Philharmonic Choir;Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. $19–. Also May 3,4(2:30).Saturday May 3● 2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Youth Orchestra Program. Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. –.● 7:00: Cobourg Highland Games Society.2nd Annual Concert Series. 78th Fraser HighlandersPipe Band. Cobourg Trinity United●9:00: Small World Music. Shahin Najafi.Mod Club, 22 College St. 416-536-5439. $NA.●10:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworldat Dundas West Fest. Changui Havana;Quique Escamilla plus Andrew Cash; MaritoMarques Trio; Los Hijos de Tuta; JimmyBosch with Ralph Irizarry and Lula All-Stars;Maracatu Mar Arberto; and others. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307./(adv); free(before 9:00).B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Angus, Barrie, Bobcaygeon, Brantford, Cambridge,Campbellford, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston,Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Midland, Orillia, Peterborough, St.Catharines, Stratford, Warkworth, Waterloo, Woodstock.Church, 284 Division St., Cobourg. 905-372-8237. . For pipe and drum workshop onthe same day, see Section D: Workshops.● 7:30: Barrie Concerts. A Night in Vienna.Works by Strauss and Lehár. Toronto ConcertOrchestra; Allison Arends, soprano; MatthewZadow, baritone; Kerry Stratton, conductor.Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St.N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; 0(subscription);(st subscription); free(newsubscribers).● 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Dvořák: Requiem.Sidgwick Scholar Alumni Quartet; OrpheusChoir of Toronto; Robert Cooper, conductor.Cathedral of St. Catherine the Great of Alexandria,3 Lyman St, St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 ext 3257. ; (sr); (st);(under 30); (eyeGO).● 7:30: Rainbow Chorus Waterloo-Wellington.Love From Our Heart To Yours. AnnettaWhetham, music director; Alison MacNeil,accompanist; guest: WomEnchant, choraland drumming ensemble. Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-362-0469. , (children under 12).● 7:30: Serenata Community Choir. SerenataGoes to the Movies. A selection of sacredand secular music from popular films. GeorgianBay Strings; Gary Heard, conductor. St.Paul’s United Church (Midland), 308 King St.,Midland. 705-526-4724. ; (st).● 8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. Sun Light.Leonard Enns: Second Storey Sun; Jeff Enns:At Sunset; Schafer: Selections from Fall into66 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

Light. Guest: Andrew Pickett, counter-tenor.St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church,23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-725-7549.; (sr); child(12 and younger/eyeGO).● 8:00: Kawartha Concerts. Peter Longworth,piano, and Sheila Jaffé, violin. TrinityUnited Church (Peterborough), 360 Reid St.,Peterborough. 705-878-5625. /(adv);(st).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Billy the Kid and West Side Story. See May 2;Also May 4(2:30).Sunday May 4● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Billy the Kid and West Side Story. See May 2.● 2:30: Mohawk College Community Choir.On Broadway. Selections from Cabaret, Kingand I, Crazy For You, Sound of Music, Bombshell(from TV’s SMASH) and Les Miserables.Rachel Mallon, soprano; David Holler, tenor.St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas.905-526-7938. ; (sr/st). Receptionfollowing concert.● 2:30: Orchestra Kingston/KingstonChoral Society. In Concert. Mozart: TheMagic Flute (Overture); and other works.Salvation Army Citadel, 816 Centennial Dr.,Kingston. 613-634-9312. -.● 3:00: Novalis Project. Emmanuel VukovichRecital. Works by Bach, Schubert and Ravel.Emmanuel Vukovich, violin; Hyun-Ho Choi,piano; Sea-Anna Vasilas, eurythmy. NovalisHall, 7841 4th Line, Angus. 705-722-5408. ;(st). Children must be over 8.● 3:00: Westben Arts Festival. Tick TalksUnder the Clock: Aspects of Andrew. Musicand life of Andrew Lloyd Webber. RobertLongo & Friends. Clock Tower Hall, 36 FrontSt. S., Campbellford. 705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777. .● 3:30: Melos Choir and Chamber Orchestra.Soli Deo Gloria: Music of J.S. Bach andG.P. Telemann. Bach: Cantatas 21 (part 1) and196; Harpsichord Concerto in F; Singet demHerrn BWV 225, and other works; Telemann:Quartet in d TWV 43. St. George’s Cathedral,270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-542-4329. ;(sr); (st); (under 13).● 7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Maria Dunnin Concert. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St.,London. 519-473-2099. /(adv).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Stephan Zurakowsky, guitar.Zurakowsky: Barretta and other works;Korchmar: White Nights Serenades; Rudnev:Russian Rhapsody. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).Wednesday May 7● 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Outstanding Participants of the BarrieKiwanis Music Festival. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181.; free(st).● 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Vices &Virtues. Works by Carl Orff, Claudio Monteverdi,Henry Purcell, Stephen Sondheim andothers. Gerald Neufeld, conductor; AlisonMacneill, piano. Harcourt Memorial UnitedChurch, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-763-3000./(4 or more); (st); (eyeGO).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Glorious Gran Partita. Gabrieli: Canzonaper Sonare No.1, La Spiritata; Canzona perSonare No.2; Haydn: Divertimento No.5 inG; Mozart: Serenade No.10 in B-flat. AlleneChomyn, violin; Evan Mitchell, conductor.First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo.519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. . AlsoMay 9(Guelph), May 10(Cambridge).Thursday May 8● 12:15: St. Jude’s Anglican Church. AndrewKeegan Mackriell. Cathedral Organist. St.Jude’s Anglican Church (Brantford), 81 PeelSt., Brantford. 519-752-0965. Free.Friday May 9● 7:30: Bravado! Show Choir. Love andWar. Traditional to contemporary works onthemes of love and war. Georgian Theatre,1 Georgian Drive, Barrie. 705-302-1001. ;(sr/st). Also May 10.● 7:30: Oxford Winds Community ConcertBand. A Night on Broadway. Knox PresbyterianChurch (Woodstock), 59 Riddell St.,Woodstock. 519-608-2222. /(adv);free(under 13).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Michael Lewin, piano. Chopin:Ballade No.2; Nocturnes; Schubert: WandererFantasy; Debussy: Préludes Bk.II (complete).KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Glorious Gran Partita. Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. . See May 7(Waterloo)for details. Also May 10(Cambridge).Saturday May 10● 7:30: Bravado! Show Choir. Love and War.See May 9.● 7:30: Cellar Singers Choir. Love Songs.Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; P.D.Q. Bach:Liebeslieder Polkas. Guest: Six Vocal Ensemble;Mitchell Pady, conductor; Blair Bailey,piano. St. Paul’s United Church (Orillia),62 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-325-4310. ;(st). Pre-concert chat at 7:00.● 7:30: Colours Of Music Festival. FundraisingConcert. Works by Schumann, Puccini,Gounod, Piazzolla, Saint-Saëns and Gershwin.Penderecki String Quartet; Robert Kortgaardand Stephanie Mara, piano; Guy Few, trumpet;Allison Arends, soprano; Eric Beaune,bass. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. 0( taxreceipt); (st).● 7:30: John Laing Singers. Passion andJubilation. Esenvalds: Passion and Resurrection;and works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozartand Mendelssohn. St. Paul’s United Church,29 Park St. W., Dundas. 905-628-5238. ;(under 30).● 7:30: Peterborough Singers. A Massfor Peace. Duruflé: Requiem; Jenkins:“The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace”. AnneLukaszewicz, soprano; Nathan Lucas, tenor;Syd Birrell, conductor; guest: KawarthaLakes Singers; Arlene Gray, guest conductor.George Street United Church, 534 GeorgeSt. N., Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ;(st).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Glorious Gran Partita. Central PresbyterianChurch (Cambridge), 7 Queens Sq.,Cambridge. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717.. See May 7(Waterloo) for details. AlsoMay 9(Guelph).● 8:00: Pearl Company. Dave Gould’s Audiotorium:Sound/Art Show - Opening Concert.Soundscapes on created instruments.Orange McFarland, Gary Santucci and ChrisCracknell. 16 Steven St., Hamilton. 905-524-0606. ; (sr/st/arts worker).Sunday May 11● 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Epically Romantic. Worksby Mozart, Brahms and Beethoven. NiagaraYouth Orchestra. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .50–.Monday May 12● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Trio Arkel. Sibelius: Suite inA; String Trio in g; Saariaho: Cloud Trio; Martinu:String Trio No.1; Cras: String Trio. MarieBérard, violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka,cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Wednesday May 14● 2:30: Seniors Serenade. Fifty Years ofthe Beatles. Lance Anderson, piano. CentralUnited Church, 54 Ross St., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free.● 7:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Ballroom with a Twist. I’ve Got Rhythm, Can’tStop the Beat, Walkin’ in Memphis and othersongs. Performers from Dancing with theStars, American Idol and So You Think YouCan Dance; Louis van Amstel, choreographer;Evan Mitchell, conductor. Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. and up.Thursday May 15● 7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. AlistairBrown. House Concert. Siess Residence,458 High St., London. 519-473-2099 or 519-690-0083. /(adv).Friday May 16● 12:15: St. Jude’s Anglican Church. StephanieBurgoyne and William Vandertuin. Organsolo and organ four hands. St. Jude’s AnglicanChurch (Brantford), 81 Peel St., Brantford.519-752-0965. Free.Wednesday May 21● 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrews. Bach,Hindemith, Ager. Andrew Ager, organ; JuliaMorson, soprano; James McLean, tenor. St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 47 Owen St.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).Thursday May 22● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Mayumi Seiler, violin; RachelMercer, cello; Angela Park, piano. Haydn:“Gypsy” Trio; Brahms: Violin Sonata No.2;Ravel: Trio. KWCMS Music Room, 57 YoungSt. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Friday May 23● 12:15: St. Jude’s Anglican Church. AngusSinclair. Cathedral Organist. St. Jude’s AnglicanChurch (Brantford), 81 Peel St., Brantford.519-752-0965. Free.● 7:00: Westben Arts Festival. Tick TalksUnder the Clock: Love & Laments. Purcell:Dido & Aeneas. Larry Beckwith and youngartists from the Toronto Masque Theatre.Clock Tower Hall, 36 Front St. S., Campbellford.705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777. .● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Superheroes. Music from superhero moviesand television shows. Themes from Batman,Superman, Spiderman and others. John MorrisRussell, conductor. Centre in the Square,101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or888-745-4717. $19-. Also May 24(mat/eve).Saturday May 24● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Superheroes. See May 23(eve); AlsoMay 24(eve).● 7:00: Guelph Youth Singers. Out of theMagic Box. Markus Howard, conductor; KenGee, piano. River Run Centre, 35 WoolwichSt., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ; (sr/st);(eyeGo).● 7:30: Bach Elgar Choir. Lord Nelson.Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; Bach: Ein FesteBurg. Melrose United Church, 86 HomewoodAve., Hamilton. 905-527-5995. .● 7:30: Canadian Celtic Choir. Celtic Inspiration:On Our Way. Guests: Shane Cook; JakeCharron; Butler-Fearon-O’Connor; School ofIrish Dance. Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St. E.,London. 519-672-7950. /(adv).● 7:30: Lyrica Chamber Choir of Barrie.Psalms, Songs, and Spirituals. Works by Mendelssohn,Clausen, Anderson, Brahms andRaminsh. David McFadden, conductor. BurtonAvenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave., Barrie.705-722-0271. ; (sr/st).● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Superheroes. See May 23.● 8:00: Lilac Room. Jazz Salutes Peggy Lee,Judy Garland and Rosemary Clooney. AdiBraun, voice; David Restivo, piano; Pat Collins,bass. Warkworth Town Hall Centre for theArts, 40 Main St., Warkworth. 705-924-3196.. Cash wine bar; complimentary canapés.Proceeds to Lilac Festival.Sunday May 25● 3:00: Dundas Valley Orchestra. Song andDance: Music of Opera and Ballet. Rossini:Barber of Seville (Overture); Offenbach: Talesof Hoffman (Intermezzo and Barcarolle); Ponchielli:La Gioconda (Dance of the Hours);Copland: Rodeo (Hoedown); Verdi: Nabucco(Overture); and other works. Laura Thomas,conductor. St. Paul’s United Church (Orillia),62 Peter St. N., Orillia. 905-387-4773. Free.Donations welcome. Reception follows.● 5:00: St. George’s Cathedral. St. George’sCathedral Children’s Choir in Concert.Michael Capon, conductor. St. George’s CathedralGreat Hall, 129 Wellington St., Kingston.613-548-4617. Free; voluntary offering in supportof Children’s Choir program. 4:00: hightea served.● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Jason White, piano. Improvisations,original pieces and arrangementsof jazz classics. Zappa: Black Page; Antheil:Jazz Sonata. KWCMS Music Room, 57 YoungSt. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Monday May 26● 2:00: Kawartha Concerts. Young Performers’Recital. Winners of the 2014 BursaryTrust Fund Scholarships along with musicstudents from music studios throughout theKawartha Lakes. Glenn Crombie Theatre,Fleming College, 200 Albert Street St., Lindsay.1-866-563-4078. Free.Friday May 30● 12:15: St. Jude’s Anglican Church. May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 67

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