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Volume 2 Issue 9 - June 1997

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14 Gershwin: Rhapsody in

14 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Schubert: Unfinished Symphony. Uri Rozen, trumpet, William Westcott, piano. 519 Community Cente, 51 9 Church Street. $ 1 0 at the door. ~ 8:00: J.H.S. Opera Association. Bizet: Carmen. Bishop Morocco Secondary School. See June 6. ~ 8:00: Northern Encounters. Magnetic North Music Weekend. Nordic folk & rock. Vasen & Hoven Droven (Sweden) playing violin, electric guitar, sax, drums & bass. Molson Place, Harbourfront Centre. 872-4255. Free . ~: 8:00: Northern Encounters. New Culture Quartet. Music Gallery. See June 6 . ~ 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See June 5. SUNDAY JUNE 8 ~ 1:30: Peking Opera. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 620-6986. to . · ~ 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Lynn Mcdonald. 150 .Borough Drive. 396-7212. Free. ~ 2:30: Music at Metropolitan. Organ music from 19th & 20th century France. Lemmens: The Storm; works by Guilmant, Vierne, Langlais, Franck & Dupre. Patricia Wright, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 363-0331 . $ 1 0. ~ 2 :30: Toronto Early Music Centre. German Violin Music. Music by J.S.Bach, C.P.E.Bach & Telemann. Eaton Court, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 966-1409. Free with ROM admission. ~ 3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestra Concert, Kristine Bogyo and Clare Carberry, cond . Rosedale Heights School, 711 Bloor St. East (opposite Castle Frank subway). 922-3714. ,. ~ 3:00: Spring Concert. M.usicby Gounod, Mendelssohn, Beethovel'\, Smetana. Hope Choir; Hope Festival Orchestra;. St. Clement's Orchestra; Cathedral Bluffs Orchestra. Tony Browning, Rice Giorgi, Laurence St. Germaine, Jhn Watkins, conductors. Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth. 691- 9682. ,. ~ 3:30: Concert of Recorder Music. Works by Vivaldi, Telemann, Skarecky, Brandt, Krahmer & Handel. Fania Schwebel, recorder. K'ehillat Shaarei Torah Synagogue, 2640 Bayview Ave. ~ 3:30: Northern Encounters. Magnetic North Music Weekend. Sunday. Fiddle Fest with Oliver Schroer (Canada). Simionie Keenianik (Canada) & The Nordic Five (Denmark). Traditional fiddle & accordion tunes. Molson Place, Harbourfront Centre. 872-4255. Free. ~ 8:00: Arraymusic. New Works. Gerald Barry: Low; Linda Bouchard: Ductwork (world premiere); Maarten Altena: Melody; Terry Riley: Ritmos and Melos; Andrew Timar, Ronald Bruce Smith: Miniatures. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 • Queen's Quay West. 973-4000. ,. ~ 8:00: Northern ·Encounters. Northern Portrait Series. Swedish percussion er~semble Kroumata. Works by Sandst'rom, Xenakis & Norgaard. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 872-4255. . MONDAY JUNE 9 FINLAND'S FINEST MALE CHORUS The Polytech Choir Tapani Uinsi, Artistic Director Thrill to the power-and majesty of Finland's · finest male chorus for a concert featuring works by Sibelius and contemporary Finnish composers. Lovers of fine a cappella singing should not miss this concert! Monday June 9, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street East, Toronto Tickets: .00 · · For information call (416) 425-4710 ~ 12:15: ·Church of the Holy Trinity Music Monday. Flights of Fancy, Flutes and Birds. Music of Vivaldi, Prokofiev & Messaien. Jenny Mallon, flutes; Paul Jenkins, keyboards. Trinity Square beside the Eaton Centre. 598-4521. Donation. ~ 7:00: Charactors Theatre Troupe. Anything Goes. Fairview Library Theatre. See June 7 . ~ 8:00: Gryphon Trio with guest artist Jean Stilwell, mezzo soprano. Smetana: Trio for violin, cello & piano; Shostakovich: Seven Romances on Verses by Alexander Biok for Trio & Voice; Beethoven: Scottish Lieder for Trio & Voice; Dvorak: Dumky Trio. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay W. 973-400Q. ,. ~ 8:00: Northern Encounters. Polytech Choir ·of Finland. ·Music of Sibelius; works of contemporary Finnish composers. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 425- 4710. ,. I TUESDAY JUNE 10 ~ 12:00 noon: Northern Encounters. Muse of the North - Alison Melville & Friends. Lone songs and laments frdm the folklore of northern lands. An ensemble of seven performing on ancient & modern instruments. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 872- 4255. Free, ~ 8:00: Northern Encounters. Northern Portrait ,Series. Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland) with TSQ music director Jukka­ Pekka Saraste. Music of K

wholenote June '97 15 ..) 7:30: T.E .R.R. "Kungla." A Night of Dance. Authentic folkdancing & folk songs of Estonia. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. , . ..) 8:00: Choirs of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Willis Noble, dir. Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One. Choral works by Willan, Byrd, Tallis, Skarecky & Ager; music for organ; Gregorian chant. 477 Manning Ave. 769- 7991. ,. ..) 8:00: Northern Encounters. Borealis - A Surround-Sound Spectacular. World premieres of works commissioned for the Atrium space by Harry Freedman & Terje Rypdal; works by Harry Somers,, Leifs, Nystedt & Tormis. Swedish Radio Choir; Danish National Radio Choir; Elmer lseler Singers; Toronto Children's Chorus; Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Barbara Frum Atrium, 250 Front St. W. 872-4255. . ..) 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. A Musical Journey Through the Folk Traditions of the World. Music of Canada, British Isles, Korea, Africa. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 256-3809. . SATURDAY JUNE 14 ..) 1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra Young People's Concert. Voyage of the Violin. Inuit Folk Songs; Sibelius: Finlandia; Hansen: Mackenzie Delta Road; Frank's Delta Dream; The Cobbler's Violin; The Pingo Push; Sisu Polka. Andrea Hansen, violin/host; Strings Across the Sky, High Park Girls' Choir, guest artists; Errol Gay, cond. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. $ 12.50. Free pre-concert interlude in the lobby at 1 :00 & 3 :00. ..) 3:00: Arraymusic. Annual Young Composers' Workshop. New works by Brian Current, John Farah, Randall Lawrence & Vincent Carinola. Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W . 204- 1080 . ..) 8:00: Ars Musica Chamber Ensemble, Colin Mendez Morris, dir. Featuring excerpts from Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. With Rosa Antony, Gail' Malcolm, Cherry Ann Mendes. The Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair Avenue W. (at Wychwood), 248-8694. ,10. ..) 8:00: Northern Encounters. Primadonna on a Moose. Canadian "hits of the last century" including Paddle Your Own Canoe, Take Your Girl Out to the Rink & Oh, What a Difference Since the Hydro Came. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; members of the Toronto Symphony; John Greer, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. (includes post show reception). ..) 8:00: Victoria Scholars, Jerzy Cichocki, music director. Postcards From Around the World. Folk songs, spirituals and music from diverse cultures. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. West. 761-7776. ,. SUNDAY JUNE 15 ..) 1 ~00: Northern Encounters. Borealis - A · Surround-Sound Spectacular. Barbara Frum Atrium. See June 13. ..) 1 :30: Music at the McMichael. Paul Grosney Ensemble. An afternoon of Dixieland & jazz. McMichael Canadian Collection, 10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg. 905- 893-0344 ext.265. Free with gallery admission. ..) 2:00: Reserves 2000. Tunes of Glory Military Tattoo. Massed Pipes and Drums; military bands; over 300 musicians, dancers & performers from the navy, army & air force. Major GihO Falconi and Drum Major Larry Fullerton, directors. Maple Leaf Gardens, 60 Carlton St. 870-8000. to . ..) 2 :00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Ray Daley & Showtime. 150 Borough Drive. 396-7212. Free. ..) 2:30: Off Centre Music Series. Music of Scriabin and Brahms: two books of Paganini variations. Boris Zarankin, piano; Off Centre Music Series presents pianist Boris Zarankin performing both books of Brahms' Paganini variations and Scriabin' s Sonata no. 5. Our host will be Prof. Barnesworld authority on Pasternak. A unique blend of music with poetry, pastries, and coffee in an intimate 19th century salon setting. Sunda~. June 15. 2:30p.m. Arts & l.cltcrs ( 'luh, 1-+ Lim St. (-+I(,) -+(>- I H70 Tickets 00 Christopher Barnes, special guest. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm Street. 466-1870. , . ..) 8:00: Northern Encounters & New Music Concerts. Canadian Encounters. Hui: New Work (1997); Kucharzyk: String Quartet (1996); Louie: Edges (1982); Daniel: Zwei Lieder nach Rilke (1996). Accordes String Quartet; NMC ensemble, Robert Aitken, cond. 7:15pm: Preconcert discussion. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 961-9594. , . MONDAY JUNE 16 I ..) 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity Music Monday. Songs by Schubert, Wolf, Vaughan Williams & lbert. Paul Grindlay, baritone; Emily Hamper, piano. Trinity Square beside the Eaton Centre. 598-4521. Donation. ..) 8:00: Northern Encounters. Swedish Radio Choir, T onu Kaljuste, conductor. Works by Part, Hindemith, Mellnas, Rautavaara & Lidholm. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 872-4255. . TUESDAY JUNE 17 ..) 12:00 noon: Northern Encounters. T(io Nordica. Music by Mendelssohn & Berwald for violin, cello & piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 872-4255. Free . ..) 7:30: Thornhill Community Concert Band, Nancy Stover, The Choirs of The Church of St. Mary Magdalene Andrew Ager, Acting Organist and Cholnnaster Rise Up, OJy love, OJy ~aiR One F eaturlng works by Healey Wiltan, as welt as Byrd, Palestrina, Skarecky, Tallis & Wiebe friday, June 1.3 - 8pm Admission: ; 5t/5r The Church of St Mary Magdalene 477 Manning Avenue (four blocks west of Bathurst one south of Harbord) Saturday June 14th 8pm Tickets & Information: (416) 769-7991 featuring excerpts from Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier with Rosa Antony, Gail Malcolm, Cherry Ann Mendez Saturday June 28th 8pm · Bach & Bachianas with violin soloist Terry Tal!! ArsMusica Chamber Ensemble Colin Mendez Morris Conductor The Church of St Michael & All Angels 611 St. Clair Avenue West (at Wychwood) Tickets (416) 248-8694 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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