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Volume 2 Issue 8 - May 1997

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Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. Music by Verdi, Handel, Borodin, Rimsky-Koraskov, Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky. Vladimir Boukin, dramatic baritone; Marina Belova, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723/239-0973. to ; group rates available. • 8:00: Inspiration Performing Arts. Company. Soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. Vladimir Boukin, dramatic baritone; Marina Belova, piano. Jane Mallet Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723/234-9861. ,. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 26. ,, group rates available. • 8:00: Etobicoke Cent ennial Choir. Love and Laughter Cabaret. A selection of partsongs, madrigals & contemporary choral arrangements on the theme of love and laughter. Followed by a 30th Anniversary Party. Stewart East Hall, Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 621-2813. ,. • 8:00: Toronto Camerata, Arthur Wenk, cond. with the Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. Third Folksong Festival. Songs from Canada, the U.S. & Great Britain, and Brahms: Sieben Lieder. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 905-841- 6482., . ·:>' .. · Saturb~ · ... :·:.:." .. i .... ·. ·· .. to . • 8:00: Annex Singers, Brad Ratzlaff, music director. Come to the Cabaret. Broadway tunes and sing-along. Trinity­ St. Paul's United, 427 Bloor St. West. 922-4954. 0 ;. • 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. Bradley Thachuk, dir. Mozart in May. Mozart: Horn Concerto #3; Symphony #29; R.A.Baker: newly composed piece based on a Mozart theme. Heritage • Theatre, 86 Main Street N., 905-874-2800.,13. • 8:00: Classic Jazz Society of Toronto. Paris Washboard may '97 wholenote Band. Polish Combatant's Association Hall, 206 Beverley St. 485-5489.,. • 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Love and Laughter Cabaret. Stewart East Hall, Islington United Church. See May 30. • 8:00: Toronto Camerata, Arthur Wenk, cond. with Volunge Toronto Lithuanian Chorus. Third Folksong Festival. Songs from Canada, the U.S. & Great Britain + Brahms: Sieben .Lieder. Church of St. Martin in-the-Fields, 1 51 Glenlake Ave. 905-841-6482. ,. First Five wholenote' s listings-in-brief for the first five days of -:.- . . rn•au: '~'it. ...._.. - June. Double-check next month's issue (May 25) for ~-· ~ lVI ~7~ - ~~ .. ·· • 1 O:OOam & 1 :30: - changes, details, and additions. Harbourfront Centre Milk S y J N 1 • 2:30: The Canadian International Children's Festival • 11 :30: Harbourfront Centre UNDA U E Singers, Harvey Patterson, dir. of the Arts. Tamakko-za: /chi, Milk International Children's • 11 :30: Harbourfront Centre Song for Canada. Talley: Song Nino Don! Premiere Dance Festival of the Arts. Fred Milk International Children's for Canada; arr. Bray: Song of Theatre. See May 28. Penner with the Earl Haig Festival of the Arts. Fred • the Deer; Rogers: Bluenose;. • 11 :45

wholenote may '97 .---------------, Josefowicz, violin; Marin Alsop, cond. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Abendmusic. An English Garden.' A concert of English Songs presented by St. Anne's staff, soloists and friends. St. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536- 3160. Free. TUESDAY JUNE 3 • 12:00 noon: Northern Encounters. Safri Duo. Music by Norgaard, Fuzzy & Pape. Uffe Savery and Morten Friis, percussion. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- 5555. Free. • 8:00: Golomb Concert Management. Folke Grasbeck, Internationally acclaimed Jamaican-Canadian pianist ALAN HOBBINS performs at the Glenn Gould Studio. Sunday June 1, at 3:00pm, presented by Jamaica Jamboree "A superb pianist with poetic elegance ... refined technique and clarity of tone " L-----------...J piano with Alexander Beethoven: 32 Variations in c minor; Chopin: Sonata #2 in b flat minor (Funeral); Andante Spianato arid Grande Polonaise; Liszt: Paganini Variations; Mephisto Waltz. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. $H3. • 3:00: Toronto Camerata, Arthur Wenk, cond. with the Shevchenko Male Chorus. Third Folksong Festival. Songs from Canada, the U.S. & Great Britain, and Brahms: Sieben Lieder. St. Aidan's Church, 70 Silver Birch Ave. 905-841- 6482.,. ' • 7:30: Chamberworks. Tovey: Variations on a theme by Gluck, Op.28; Weber: Trio in g, Op.63; Brahms: Piano Quintet in f, op.34. Suzanne Shulman, flute; Valerie Tryon, piano. Theatre Aquarius, 1 90 King William St. Hamilton. 905-522-7529. • 7:30: Opera Division, University of Toronto & Symphonic Workshops Ltd. A Night at the Opera. Fundraising concert of Opera favourites. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785 Finch Ave. W. 291- 4542. ,. • 7:30: York Classics Ensemble, Andrew Slonetsky, director. With Hearts and Voices. A festival of traditional hymns across the denominations. Proceeds to local food banks. St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 17955 Leslie St, Newmarket. 905-727- 8704. ,. MONDAY JUNE 2 • 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Copland: Symphony #3. Leila Tse/yakov. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr.636-8498. · • 8:00: Jewish Music Toronto. Zimriya. Commissioned work: Barnes: Sefarad. Massed choir. Adath Israel Synagogue, 37 Southbourne. 636-1880 ext.231 . Admission by voluntary contribution. • 8:00: North York Concert Series. Music of Chopin, Sibelius, Poulenc, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich. Folke Grasbeck, solo piano; Alexander Tselyakov & Folke Grasbeck, piano duo. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 636-8498. ,. WEDNESDAY JUNE 4 • 12:00: Northern Encounters. Band of the Royal Danish Life Guards, with Safri Duo. Nathan Phillips Square, 1 00 Queen Street West. 214- 1451. Free. • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recitaf.'Karen Rymal, organ; Wendy Humber Bornstein, oboe. 1585 Yonge St. 922- 1167. Free. • 7:30: Art Gallery of Ontario. All That's Jazz. Sean Bray with Jim Vivian & Kevin Dempsey. 317 Dundas St. W. 979-6608. Free with gallery admission. • 8:00: Northern Encounters. Micha/a Petri, recorder; Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. Program to include Kulesha. 7:00pm: Pre-Concert Talk. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,,. THURSDAY JUNE S • 12:00 noon: Northern Encounters. GrypfJOn Trio. Works by Grieg, Smetana & Kulesha. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. Free. • 12:00 noon: Northern Encounters. New Jungle Orchestra with The Nordic Five. Co-resenter, Royal Danish Embassy. Nathan Phillips Square, 1 00 Queen Street West. 214-1451. Free. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961-811 6. Free. • 12:30: Noonday Chamber Music at Christ Church. Valerie Sylvester and fan Grundy. Music for baroque violin, harpsichord & organ. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211. Free. • 2:00: Toronto Senior Strings, Victor Feldbrill, cond. Sammartini: Sinfonia in F; Mozart: Divertimento K.137; Weinzweig: Interlude in an Artist's Life; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Grieg: Two Elegaic Melodies; Dag Wiren: Serenade for Strings. Lori· Gemmell, harp; Steven Wassmansdprf, percussion. St. Andrew's Church, 75 Simcoe St. 488- 9452/769-5071. o . • 6:45: TSO Classic lntros pre-concert talk. The Music of Jean Sibe/ius. Rick Phillips, host, talks to conductor Jukka­ Pekka Saraste. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. Free with ticket to the 8 p.m. performance or .50 per ticket. • 8:00: Northern Encounters. Band of the Royal Danish Life Guards. Classical and popular repertoire including music by Carl Neilsen and Leonard Bernstein. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East. Information 214-1451, tickets 872-4255. . • 8:00: Quatternion. Works by Brahms, Faure & Schubert. Sorim 0, piano; Corey Gemmell, violin; Samuel Yeung, viola; Thomas Mueller, cello. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. to . • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Schafer: The Darkly Splendid Earth: The Lonely Traveller; Sibelius: Kullervo. Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Mari Anne Haggander, soprano; Esa Ruutunen, baritone; The Polytech Choir of Finland; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, cond. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . Free post-concert lobby chat." QUATTERNION Thursday June 5 1997 · 8:00PM George Weston Recital Hall Ford Centre for the Performing Arts Sorim 0, piano Corey Gemmell, v1olin Samuel Yeung, viola Thomas Mueller, cello performing works by­ Brahms, Faure & Schubert tickets at Box Office/Ticketmaster call 872-2222 BIG NIGHT FOR THE IRC A gala benefit of Italian food and song for the International Resource Centre for Performing Artists, re-creating the 1950s cocktail atmosphere of Stanley Tucci's film, Big Night Monday, June 16 at The Docks 11 Polson Street (off Cherry Street) •Win an opera-lover's dream trip for two to Italy and other great door prizes. • Antipasto, Cash Bar, Screening of Bi!J Night. • Stuart Hamilton emcees live entertainment, featunng . Soprano Millicent Scarlett, Mezzo-Soprano Linda Maguire and more • Seven Course Italian Feast with Deborah Disabatino, food stylist for Big Night 0 per person, 0 per couple, per couple if entering the Timballo d'Abruzzo Competition, 0 for Patrons (416) 362-1422. The IRC is a non-profit, charitable organization that helps performing artists establish thriving careers. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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