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Volume 20 Issue 7 - April 2015

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der Tiefe). With guest soloists and chamberorchestra. Westminster United Church (Mississauga),4094 Tomken Rd, Mississauga.905-278-7059. $20; (under 18).●●7:30: Metro Youth Opera. Béatrice &Bénédict. Berlioz. Simone McIntosh (Béatrice);Asitha Tennekoon (Bénédict); LindsayMcIntyre (Héro); Alessia Naccarato(Ursule); Janaka Welihinda (Claudio); andothers; Alison Wong, stage director; NatashaFransblow, conductor. Aki Studio, DanielsSpectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-543-9209.; (sr); $20(st). Also Apr 24, 26(mat).●●7:30: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble.Big Band Open Mic. Cooksville UnitedChurch, 2500 Mimosa Row, Mississauga.905-270-4757. $20;(sr/children).●●7:30: New Horizons Bloor Concert Band.Scarborough Bluffs United Church. ScarboroughBluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd.,Scarborough. 416-267-8265. .●●7:30: Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University.Last Night of the Proms. Handel: CoronationAnthem No.4; Elgar: Coronation Ode;Borodin: Polovtsian Dances; and other works;sing-along. Wendy Dobson, soprano; MichaelRobert-Broder, baritone; Oakham HouseChoir; Toronto Sinfonietta; Matthew Jaskiewicz,conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church,26 Delisle Ave. 416-960-5551. ; (st);free(under 13).●●7:30: Scarborough Bluffs Music. New HorizonsBloor Concert Band. ScarboroughBluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd.,Scarborough. 416-267-8265. .●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Livein Concert: Disney Fantasia. Fantasia (1940)A. Concerts in the GTAand Disney Fantasia 2000 on screen withorchestral accompaniment. Steven Reineke,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-598-3375. $20-. Also 2:00;Apr 24(eve).●●8:00: Arraymusic. Dirt Road by Linda CatlinSmith. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. /$20. 7:15: pre-concert talk.●●8:00: Healey Willan Singers. A Crownof Roses. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; worksby Mozart, Willan, Ireland and others.Guest: Paskke String Quartet; John Stephenson,organ; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor.Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields,151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. $20;.●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.Mediterraneo. Ibert: Escales; Rodrigo: Conciertode Aranjuez; Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso;Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 (Italian).Daniel Bolshoy, guitar; Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -;.20-(sr);(age16-26);$20(age 15 and under).●●8:00: Monty Alexander, piano. Harlem-Kingston Express. Jazz, reggae, fusion.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–. Also 2:00(Family Concert).●●8:00: Musideum. Zari. Sakartvelo (Georgian)polyphonic singing. Shalva Makharashvili,Andrea Kuzmich, Reid Robins, vocal trio.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. The BluesHall of Fame Tour. Gone Too Long, CottonMouth Man, Heartache Blues, and otherselections. Charlie Musselwhite and JamesCotton, harmonicas; John Hammond, guitar/voice.Main Stage, Rose Theatre Brampton,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800.–.●●8:00: Small World Music. An Asian-CanadianCelebration of Women’s Songs andStories. Suba Sankaran, Bandana Singh, VandanaVishwas and Amely Zhou, voice; Ed Hanley,tabla; Dylan Bell, multi-instrumentalist.Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace,180 Shaw St. 416-530-2787. .●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Misbehaving.Oesterle: Snow White (new commission); andworks by Purcell, Charpentier and Telemann.Aisslinn Nosky, violin/conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); -(35 andunder). Also Apr 23,24,26(mat),28 (GeorgeWeston Recital Hall).●●8:00: Toronto Chapter of American HarpSociety. Caroline Leonardelli. Featuringmusic from her CD “Impressions de France”.Armour Heights Presbyterian Church,105 Wilson Ave. 416-781-8206. ; $20(member);(st); free(one child); (additionalchild).●●8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locusplot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown;Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; andSahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; JohnKameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. ; (sr/st/CADA); 20(early bird).Pre-show chat: 8:00. Runs Wed–Sun, April24–May 3.Sunday April 26●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Career Development Award Live Competition.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. . See SectionE (Competitions) for details.●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Barberof Seville. Rossini. Also Apr 17,19,21,29,May 2,7,9,13,19,21,22(start times vary). SeeApr 17.●●2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert.Works by Ravel, Debussy, Tansman,Martin, Tournier and Lau. Amelia Lyon, flute;Jonathan Krehm, clarinet; Catherine Cosbey,violin; Sonia Shklarov, violin; Yunior Lopez,viola; Peter Cosbey, cello; Angela Schwarzkopf,harp. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church,Cibola Avenue, Toronto Island. 416-822-0613.$20. Also Apr 27 (eve, St. George the MartyrChurch).●●2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Old, Young,Eternal Vienna: From Mozart to Schoenberg.Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire; Mozart ensembles;other works. Steven Dann: viola; JulieHereish; cello; Susan Hoeppner, flute; YaoGuang Zhai, clarinet; Boris Zarankin and InnaPerkis, piano; and other performers; TomAllen, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr/st); (13–25);(child).●●2:00: Pickering Community Band. SpringConcert: Music from Around the World. LaPaloma, Jamaican Sail-Away, Lord of theRings, Hot Hot Hot, Downton Abbey andothers. Guests: St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch Choir (Ajax); Fanfare and Celebrationby Kristie Hunter. Forest Brook CommunityChurch, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-427-5443.; (sr/under 18).●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. David Louie,piano/harpsichord, and Véronique Mathieu,David Louie andVéronique MathieuSUN.,APR. 26, 2015 2PMMAZZOLENI CONCERT HALLTICKETS ON SALE NOW!416.408.0208violin. Händel: Harpsichord Suite No.5; worksby Bach and Scarlatti. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●2:00: Toronto Improvisers Orchestra/Arraymusic. Toronto Improvisers Orchestra.Open to improvisers and public. Array Space,155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.●●2:30: Metro Youth Opera. Béatrice &Bénédict. Berlioz. Simone McIntosh (Béatrice);Asitha Tennekoon (Bénédict); LindsayMcIntyre (Héro); Alessia Naccarato(Ursule); Janaka Welihinda (Claudio); andothers; Alison Wong, stage director; NatashaFransblow, conductor. Aki Studio, DanielsSpectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-543-9209. ; (sr); $20(st). Also Apr 24 and25(eve).●●3:00: Community Baroque Orchestraof Toronto. In Concert. Handel: ConcertoGrosso in d Op.3 No.5; Telemann: WassermusikOverture (excerpts); Marais: Piecesen Trio, Suite V in e (excerpts). Ballroom,519 Community Centre, 519 Church St.416-604-3440. Free. Performed on periodinstruments.●●3:00: Durham Community Choir. ‘80sCelebration. John-Charles Coolen, conductor.Kingsview United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave.E., Oshawa. 289-312-0488. $20; (under13).●●3:00: Musideum. Jonathan Michael, Singer.With: Rick Maltese, piano; Andris Krumins,bass; Ravi Danesh, drums. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.$20.●●3:00: Sistema Toronto Parkdale ParentsCommittee. Red Violin Campaign Gala Concert.Sistema Parkdale Children’s orchestra.Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church,250 Dunn Ave. 416-545-0200. (concertonly); free(children under 12). Gala receptionat 1:30; see Section E (Galas) for details andticket prices.●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.Spring Concert. Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni,K.527; Mahler: Symphony No.1. ShalomBard, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-598-3375. -.●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Baroque Misbehaving.Oesterle: Snow White (new commission); andworks by Purcell, Charpentier and Telemann.Aisslinn Nosky, violin/conductor. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337.42 | April 1 - May 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

-;-(sr);-(35 and under).Also Apr 23-25, 28 (George Weston RecitalHall).●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recitals. Andrew Ager, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.●●4:00: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locusplot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown;Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; andSahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; JohnKameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. ; (sr/st/CADA); 20(early bird).Pre-show chat: 3:30. Runs Wed–Sun, April24–May 3.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Heather Bambrick Trio. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Tribute To Stephane Grappelli. LennySolomon, violin; Bill Bridges, guitar; Lew Mele,bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Freewilloffering. Tribute talk by Brian Barlow.●●7:00: North Bramalea United Church. Allthe People Said Amen. Oceans (Where FeetMay Fail); Man of Sorrows; For the Beauty ofthe Earth; Beautiful Things. North BramaleaUnited Church Choir, Youth Chorus and KidsChoir. 363 Howden Blvd., Brampton. 905-450-8003. ; free(under 12).●●7:00: Sheridan College Canadian MusicTheatre Project. Brantwood: 19202020.Immersive musical theatre experience.Runs Tues–Sun, Apr 14–May 3. See Apr 14 fordetails.The Soulof Geniusworks by Mozart,Haydn and RauzziniMeredith Hall, soprano &Brahm Goldhamer, pianoApril 26, 8pm●●8:00: Meredith Hall and Brahm Goldhamer.The Soul of Genius. Haydn: Arianna aNaxos; works by Mozart, Haydn and Rauzzini.Meredith Hall, soprano and Brahm Goldhamer,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-964-7903. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Musideum. Steve Koven Solo PianoConcert. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Monday April 27●●7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert.Works by Ravel, Debussy, Tansman,Martin, Tournier and Lau. Amelia Lyon, flute;Jonathan Krehm, clarinet; Catherine Cosbey,violin; Sonia Shklarov, violin; Yunior Lopez,viola; Peter Cosbey, cello; Angela Schwarzkopf,harp. St. George the Martyr Church,197 John St. 416-822-0613. $20. Also Apr 26(mat, St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church).●●8:00: Edwin Huizinga/Keith Hamm. StereoLive: Tubbs Duo and Ultimate BluegrassJam. Edwin Huizinga, violin; Keith Hamm,viola. Guests: Joe Philips, Ben Plotnick, AdamShier and Will Meadows. Campbell HouseMuseum, 160 Queen St. W. 416 597-0227 x2./$20(adv). 7:00: doors open. Refreshmentsavailable.Tuesday April 28●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The Futile Precaution: Highlightsfrom The Barber of Seville. Featuringyoung artists of the COC Ensemble Studio.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music. Andréa Tyniec, violin,and Su Jeon, piano. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.Donations welcome.●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recitals. Andrew Ager, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre. An Eveningwith Schubert. Schubert: Fantasia in f Op.103;Schwanengesang D957. Ryan Downey, tenor;Bradley Christensen, baritone; Mélisande Sinsoulier,piano; Lara Dodds-Eden, piano. 20 St.Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /$20(adv).●●7:30: Paul Mercs Concerts. 2CELLOS. Classicaland film music, pop and rock. Luka Sulicand Stjepan Hauser, cellos. Massey Hall,178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.●●8:00: Musideum. Susan Cogan. World/folk/jazz. Folk/Jazz & World. With: Bob Cohen, guitars& mandolins; guests. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.$20.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Misbehaving.Oesterle: Snow White (new commission); andworks by Purcell, Charpentier and Telemann.Aisslinn Nosky, violin/conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. -; -(sr); -(35and under). Also Trinity-St. Paul’s CentreApr 23-25, 26(mat).Wednesday April 29●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Christel Weins, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LatinJazz: Hilario Durán Trio. Bernstein: SymphonicDances from West Side Story; Durán:Sinfonia Afrocubana (Concerto for Latin JazzTrio and Orchestra) (world premiere); Ginastera:Four Dances from Estancia. Tom Allen,host; Roberto Minczuk, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -. Also Apr 30(7:30).●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barberof Seville. Rossini. Also Apr 17,19,21,26,May 2,7,9,13,19,21,22(start times vary). SeeApr 17.●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Academy ChamberOrchestra. Students from Phil and Eli TaylorPerformance Academy for Young Artists.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free(ticket required).●●8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Earnest,The Importance of Being. Comedy basedon Oscar Wilde play. Music by Victor Davies;libretto by Eugene Benson. Jean Stilwell (LadyBracknell); Cameron McPhail (John); ThomasMacleay (Algernon); Charlotte Knight (Cecily);Michelle Garlough (Gwendolen); Larry Beckwith,conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -.Also May 1, 2, 3(mat).●●8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locusplot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown;Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; andSahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; JohnKameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. PWYC. Slideshow: 7:15. Runs Wed–Sun,April 24–May 3.●●9:00: The Music Gallery. Tim Berne’sSnakeoil Plus Barnyard Drama. Tim Berne,saxophone and ensemble; Opening: BarnyardDrama (Christine Duncan, vox and JeanMartin, drums, digital loops). Array Space,155 Walnut St. 416-204-1080. ; (mem/adv).Thursday April 30●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: In Praise of Women:Music for Harpsichord. Works by Jacquet dela Guerre, Morehead, Tailleferre, Landowskaand others. Stephen Hargreaves, harpsichord.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met:Koichi Inoue, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●7:30: Roufat Amiraliev. His Majesty Bach.Roufat Amiraliev, solo violin and viola recital.Bach: Partita No.2 in d; Sonata No.2 in a forsolo violin; Suite No.2 in d and Suite No.5 in cfor solo viola. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 647-430-0086. , ;(st/under18).The Glenn GouldSchool New MusicEnsembleTHURS., APR. 30, 2015 7:30PMCONSERVATORY THEATRETICKETS ON SALE NOW!416.408.0208●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool New Music Ensemble. Contemporaryworks by Grisey, Louie, Ristic and van derAa. Brian Current, conductor. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free(ticket required).●●8:00: Canadian Brass. In Concert. BurlingtonPerforming Arts Centre, 440 LocustSt., Burlington. 905-681-2551. ,(30and under).●●8:00: Musideum. Dana Sipos & Ben HermannCD Release. Folk. With: Mark McIntyre,Ben McCarthy, and Lara Dodds-Eden. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; (st).LATIN JAZZ:HILARIO DURÁN TRIOAPRIL 29 & 30TSO.CA●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LatinJazz: Hilario Durán Trio. Bernstein: SymphonicDances from West Side Story; Durán:Sinfonia Afrocubana (Concerto for Latin JazzTrio and Orchestra) (world premiere); Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.8. RobertoMinczuk, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -. AlsoApr 29(6:30).●●8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locusplot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown;Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; andSahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; JohnKameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. ; (sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat:8:00. Runs Wed–Sun, April 24–May 3.Friday May 1●●12:10: Music at St Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Aaron Chow, piano. St. Andrew’sChurch, King and Simcoe, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano PotPourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and others. GordonMurray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300.PWYC. Lunch friendly.●●7:00: Robert Smith. Organ Recital.J.S.Bach: Pièce d’orgue; Elgar: Sospiri;Brahms: Herzlich tut mich verlangen;Whitlock: Fanfare. St. Paul’s Bloor Street,227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Freewill offering.CD available for purchase.●●7:30: Ian Bell. Friday Folk Night: WorkSongs for May Day. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’sUnited Church, 30 Main St. S., Brampton.647-233-3655. ; (sr/st).●●7:30: The COSI Connection. Fűhrerbunker:An Opera by Andrew Ager. World premierethewholenote.com April 1 - May 7, 2015 | 43

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