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Volume 19 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2014

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/(adv).Saturday June 711:00am: 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 June 4. Also June 8, 11-15;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, VictoriaCollege, University of Toronto, 89 Charles St.W. 416-596-0729. Free. See 11am Mateca forvenue details.7:00: Muhtadi International DrummingFestival. Cultures come together, drummingand dancing to one beat. Over 30 localand nationally touring Master Drummers andDrum Groups. Woodbine Park (Coxwell Ave.and Lake Shore Blvd. E.), 1681 Lake ShoreBlvd. E. 416-848-3838. Free. Also Jun 8.7:30: 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 June 6.7:30: Kerry Stratton. Toronto ConcertOrchestra. Symond: Pastel Blue; Handel: ConcertoGrosso, Op.6 No.1; Organ Concerto inB-flat; Albinoni: Adagio; Giuliani: Sonata forViolin, Cello and Guitar; Lau: Winds of Change.Guests: Christopher Dawes, organ; Trio Shastra.Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St.Clair Ave. W. 647-853-0057. .7:30: Luminato Festival. Kid Koala’s NufoniaMust Fall Live. Graphic novel animated in realtime with live soundtrack. Kid Koala; AfiaraString Quartet. TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema1, 350 King St W. 416-599-TIFF (8433). .Also Jun 8, 9.7:30: 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).7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. My Fair Lady. SeeJune 6. Also June 8(mat), 12, 13, 14.8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Lynn Miles andKeith Glass (Prairie Oyster). St. NicholasA. Concerts in the GTAAnglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. /(adv).8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company.See 2:00pm.8:00: Gallery 345. Ugly Beauties Redux.Improvisation. Marilyn Lerner, piano; MattBrubeck, cello; Nick Fraser, percussion.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 4. Also June 8.8:00: 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.Also 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).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 Door8:00: Voices-Relyea. An Evening of Opera.Scenes from Don Giovanni, a new take onMozart’s opera. Plus arias duets and songsfrom the dramatic to the zany. Gary, Anna andDeanna Relyea and other guest artists; SandraMogensen, piano. Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 647-237-5155. at door.8:30: Mateca Arts Festival. Beatriz PichiMalen. Mapuche singer from Argentina.See 11am Mateca for venue details.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).Sunday June 81:30: Choralairs of North York. ClosingConcert. Broadway, pop and folk. Earl BalesPark Community Centre, 4169 Bathurst St.416-636-8247 or 905-884-8370. Free.2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See Jun 4. Also June 11, 12, 13,14, 15; start times vary.2:00: Kye Marshall and Don ThompsonJazz Duo. Jazz for Social Change. Kye Marshall,cello; Don Thompson, piano. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-967-7118. .Reception to follow. Proceeds go to MatchInternational Women’s Fund.2:00: Luminato Festival. Music Mob. Ravel:Boléro. Play-along (any instrument) withToronto Symphony Orchestra; Peter Oundjian,conductor. Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St.416-368-3100 or 416-815-5500. Free. Enterthrough Gate 6 at Maple Leaf Square. Musiciansassemble on ACC floor at 1:30pm.2:00: TCDSB Staff Arts. My Fair Lady. SeeJun 6. Also June 12, 13, 14 (all eve).3:00: 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 7(eve).3:00: Music on Canvas. CD Launch:Dreams: A Revival of Ukrainian Music. Worksby Kosenko, Bortkevych, Barvinsky andRoslavets. Zachary Ebin, violin; Maria Dolnycky,piano. KUMF Gallery, 2118-A Bloor St.W. 416-621-9287. ; (sr/st). Whitsun Choral EvensongBEST OFTHE BARDSt. Olave’sArts Guild and Consortwith drama, musicand lively humour fromWilliam Shakespeare’s wonderful comedies,histories, tragedies andsonnets … celebrating hisbirth 450 years ago in 1564.4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Best ofthe Bard. Choral Evensong for Whit Sunday.Drama, music and humour in celebration ofShakespeare’s 450th birthday. St. Olave’s ArtsGuild and Consort. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated. Strawberrytea.4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Mike Downes Quartet: Mike Downes,bass; Robi Botos, piano; Ted Quinlan, guitar;Ted Warren, drums. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke.416-247-5181. Freewill offering.4:00: Wesley Mimico United Church. RetroRamblers. Classic Barbershop, Doo-Wop andBee-Bop. 2 Station Rd. 416-251-5811. ;(sr); (youth).4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Bill McBirnie, flute; Bernie Senensky,piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewilloffering.4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Bill McBirnie, flute; Bernie Senenskypiano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewilloffering.7:00: Gallery 345. Pierre-Yves Martel, violada gamba, and Ben Grossman, hurdy-gurdy.Medieval, Swedish folk, musique-actuelle andelectroacoustic. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st/artists).7:00: Jazz Bistro. Ori Dagan’s BirthdayShow. Mark Camilleri, piano. 251 VictoriaSt. 416-363-5299. ; (with dinnerreservation).7:00: Muhtadi International DrummingFestival. Cultures come together, drummingand dancing to one beat. Over 30 localand nationally touring Master Drummers andDrum Groups. Woodbine Park (Coxwell Ave.and Lake Shore Blvd. E.), 1681 Lake ShoreBlvd. E. 416-848-3838. Free. Also Jun 7.7:30: Luminato Festival. Kid Koala’s NufoniaMust Fall Live. See Jun 7; Also Jun 9.7:30: Tafelmusik. Grand Finale. JeanneLamon and Ivars Taurins, music directors.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-964-6337. Free(tickets required). Jun 310:00 am: Tickets available to the public at427 Bloor St. W. Maximum 2 tickets.8:00: Soundstreams. Airline Icarus. SeeJune 4.Monday June 97:30: Cantabile. Strawberries and Song.Cabaret; singalong. Thornhill PresbyterianChurch, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. ; (child). Also June 10.7:30: Luminato Festival. Kid Koala’s NufoniaMust Fall Live. See Jun 7.Tuesday June 106:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. CynthiaTauro, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. Free.7:30: Cantabile. Strawberries and Song.Cabaret; singalong. Thornhill PresbyterianChurch, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. ; (child). Also June 9.7:30: Luminato Festival. Sleeping in theDevil’s Bed: The Music of Daniel Lanois. Asalute to Daniel Lanois, produced by Hal Willner.Daniel Lanois; Rocco DeLuca; Kevin Drew;Bill Frisell; The Handsome Family; EmmylouHarris; and others. Massey Hall, 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. -0.48 | June 4, 2014 – Sept 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

7:30: Show One Productions. EugeneOnegin. Theatrical adaptation of Pushkin’stale. Music of Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich;performed in Russian with English surtitles.Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 1-855-985-2787. -8.75.7:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Helena Bowkun, piano. Works by Beethoven,Chopin, and Rachmaninoff. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. . To benefit the BenevolentFund.8:00: Gallery 345. Fundraiser for Musicworks:only ONO. Celebrating the 50th anniversaryof “Grapefruit.” CD Launch: GayleYoung Plays Yoko Ono’s “Secret Piece.”345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. –0 .8:00: Resa’s Pieces Concert Band. FifteenthGala Concert. Anderson: The Typewriter(arr. Werle); John and Rice: The LionKing (arr. Higgins); Klesmer (arr. Graf);Neeck: Concerto for Drum Set and ConcertBand; and other works. Guest: Resa’s PiecesSingers; Resa Kochberg, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416 -765-1818. .Wednesday June 1112:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Recitals. Eric Robertson, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.12:35: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields.Concerts at Midday. Matthew Whitfield,organ. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields,103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527. Free;donations welcome.7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See June 4. Also June 13, 14,15; start times vary.7:00: Metropolitan United Church. CarillonRecitals. Gerald Martindale, carillon.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. Concertstake place outside on front lawn.7:30: HanmerPrime. Classically Inclined.Works by Dvořák, Grieg, Fauré, Bach andothers. Stephen Prime, violin; Kim Hanmer,piano. St. Stephen’s-on-the-Hill UnitedChurch, 998 Indian Rd., Mississauga. 647-524-7331. . Refreshments following.7:30: Opera by Request. Beatrice andBenedict. By Berlioz. Michele Bogdanovicz,mezzo(Beatrice); Ernesto Ramirez,tenor(Benedict); Jennifer Taverner,soprano(Hero); Karen Olynik, mezzo(Ursule);Michael Robert-Broder, baritone(Claudio);and others; William Shookhoff, piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Yuja Wang Plays Beethoven.Weber: Overture to Oberon; Beethoven: PianoConcerto No.3; Shostakovich: SymphonyNo.5. Yuja Wang, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-9. Also Jun 12.8:00: Univox Choir. Pop 3.0: Univox atThe Great Hall. Pop music with songs byPharrell Williams, Muse, Zedd, James Bluntand others (arr. Univox). Dallas Bergen, conductor.Guest: Kurt Sampson of Cadence;Toronto funk band Yuka to follow. GreatHall, 1087 Queen St. W. 416-697-9561. ;(sr/st/adv/door with non-perishable fooddonation).8:00: YGTwo. LazerSuzan. Improvisationalmusic. Aron Slipicoff, electronics,vocals; Jon Campbell, drums, percussion; JeffKoven, bass; Pedro Orrego, guitar, vocals;Steve Koven, synths, piano; Kenny Kirkwood,sax, percussion, vocals. The Only Cafe,972 Danforth Ave. 416-463-7843. PWYC. AlsoMay 14, 28.9:00: Luminato Festival. Keys on the Street- A recital of Urban Dance and Piano. Urbandance choreography by Tré Armstrong, withpiano music performed by Angela Hewitt.Music by J.S. Bach, Couperin, Messiaen andDebussy. David Pecaut Square, 55 John St.416-368-3100. Free.7:30: Tapestry/Edmonton Opera. Shelter.Libretto by J. Salverson; music by J. Palmer.Christine Duncan, mezzo(Claire); TeiyaKasahara, soprano(Hope); Keith Klassen,tenor(Pilot); and others; Keith Turnbull, stagedirector; Leslie Dala, music director. BerkeleyStreet Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110.-. Also Jun 13, 14, 15(mat).7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. My Fair Lady. SeeJun 6. Also June 13, 14.8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See June 4. Also June 13, 14,15; start times vary.8:00: Luminato Festival. Stones In HerMouth. Chants, oratory, songs and dance,performed by ten Maori women (NorthAmerican Premiere). Lemi Ponifasio, choreographer.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492.-. Ticket holders are invited to a preperformancetalk with Lemi Ponifasio at7:15pm. Also Jun 13, 14.8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Yuja Wang Plays Beethoven.Weber: Overture to Oberon; Beethoven: PianoConcerto No.3; Shostakovich: SymphonyNo.5. Yuja Wang, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-9. Also Jun 11.Friday June 135:30: Canadian Music Centre. Presque àla fois: The 21st Century Virtuoso. Sokolovic:Portrait Parle; Morlock: Asylum; Harman: À lafois. Leslie Ting, piano; Bryan Holt, cello; WesleyShen, violin. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv).7:30: Opera by Request. Der Freischütz.By Weber. Brigitte Bogar, soprano(Agathe);Jason Lamont, tenor(Max); Amanda Bartella,soprano(Ännchen); George Ossipov,bass-baritone(Kaspar); Andrew Tam,baritone(Cuno); and others; William Shookhoff,piano. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. .7:30: Tapestry/Edmonton Opera. Shelter.See Jun 12; Also Jun 14, 15(mat).7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. My Fair Lady. SeeJun 6. Also June 14.7:30: Tudor Consort. Endless Love. Choralmusic by Monteverdi, Byrd, Tomkins andWeelkes. Guests: Colleen Kennedy, oboe;Lisa Jewer, soprano; Grace Rogers, soprano.Leaskdale Church, 11850 Regional Rd. 1,Leaskdale. 705-357-2459. By donation. Proceedsto Lucy Maud Montgomery Society ofOntario.8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Gallery Choir. Works by Monteverdi, Mendelssohnand others. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheGlorious Ones. See Jun 4. Also Jun 14, 15.8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: RachMeets Rock. Rachmaninov: Etude-tableau;works by Radiohead with transcriptions byChristopher O’Reilly. Alejandro Vela, piano.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st/artists).8:00: Luminato Festival. Stones In HerMouth. See Jun 12; Also Jun 14.8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective.Premieres III. New works by Pearce, Tsurumoto,Scime, Kerekes, Pope and Reiche.Thursday June 12YoungArtistSeries6-8pm NO COVERStudents from Humber,U of T, York and Mohawkperform on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays and Saturdays251 Victoria Street, TorontoDinner reservations: 416-363-529912:00 noon: St. Peter’s Anglican Church.Stephanie Burgoyne and William Vandertuin.Organ solo and organ four hands.1745 Dundas St. W., Mississauga. 519-752-0965. Free.12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church DeerPark. Lunchtime Chamber Music. ChristopherJames, flute; Aaron James, piano. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Duo Calixa: flute and guitar. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.thewholenote.com June 4,2014 – Sept 7, 2014 | 49

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