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Volume 20 Issue 7 - April 2015

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staged production. Andrew Ager, music director;Michael Patrick Albano, Stage director;Jonathan MacArthur (Adolph Hitler); SydneyBaedke (Eva Braun); other performers.Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 844-200-2674. ; $20(sr/st).Saturday, May 28pmauroraculturalcentre.ca905 713-1818A. Concerts in the GTAJohn SheardPresentsChrisWhiteley●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre.2015 Great Artist Music Series: Jue Wang,Piano. Works by Liszt, Strauss & Gershwin.Brevik Hall, Aurora Cultural Centre,22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ;(sr/st).StageSong IIA celebration of songs from the stage: opera, operetta, musical theatreJenny Crober: Artistic DirectorElizabeth Acker: Accompanist●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Evgeny Kissin, piano.Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53“Waldstein”; Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.4in c, Op.29; Chopin: Three Nocturnes; SixMazurkas; Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.15S.244/15 “Rákóczi March”. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.●●8:00: Musideum. Russ Nolan CD Release.Jazz. Russ Nolan, saxophone; DanielBarnes, drums; Jeremy Ledbetter, piano;Jesse Dietschi, bass. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Natalie Merchant,singer–songwriter. Original works.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–0. Also May 2(mat, Family Concert).●●8:00: Tempus Choral Society. FascinatingRhythms. Nickel(arr): A La Claire Fontaine;Porter: Anything Goes; Lawson(arr): AikenDrum; Simon: Bridge Over Trouble Water;Perkins: Daddy Sang Bass; other works.Clearview Christian Reformed Church,2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-334-9375. $20.●●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 Apr 29, May 2, 3(mat).●●8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locus✦✧Andrew Haji, Tenor Les Allt, FluteKathryn Sugden, Violin Wendy Solomon, CelloNeal Evans, Bass Nicholas Coulter, PercussionSaturday, May 2, 2015 ✦ ✧ 7:30 pmEastminster United Church,310 Danforth Ave., Toronto (Chester subway); $20 (Seniors); (Students)www.vocachorus.ca416-947-8487plot. 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.Saturday May 2●●11:00am: Cosima Grunsky. Cozy Music.An interactive experience for young childrenwith guitar, ukulele, dulcimer and a varietyof other instruments from around theworld. Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-2551.. SOLD OUT.●●12:30: Cecilia String Quartet. Works byMozart and Mendelssohn. Mozart: StringQuartet in F, K.590; Mendelssohn: StringQuartet Op.44 No.2. Burlington PerformingArts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-2551. .●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Family Concert:Natalie Merchant, singer–songwriter. Originalworks. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. –. Also May 1(eve).●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/PlatypusTheatre. Pan Am Beats, Heroic Feats!Sousa: Liberty Bell March; Abreu: “Tico-Tico no Fubá”; Ennio Morricone: “Gabriel’sOboe” from The Mission. Alain Trudel, conductor;Platypus Theatre. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $20-. Alsoat 4:00.●●4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Platypus Theatre. Pan Am Beats, HeroicFeats! Sousa: Liberty Bell March; Abreu:“Tico-Tico no Fubá”; Ennio Morricone: “Gabriel’sOboe” from The Mission. Alain Trudel,conductor; Platypus Theatre. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $20-.See 2:00 for details.●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company.Barber of Seville. Rossini. AlsoApr 17,19,21,26,29,May 7,9,13,19,21, 22(starttimes vary). See Apr 17.●●7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. ConcertoCompetition Grand Prize Winners.Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat; Handel:“Endless Pleasure” from Semele; Dvořák:“Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém” from Rusalka;Puccini: “Quando m’en vo” from La Bohème;Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in e; and otherworks. Tessa Laengart, soprano; MarkoPejanovič, piano. St. John’s United Church(Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); $20(st); (child). AlsoMay 3(mat, St. Simon’s Anglican Church).●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Triumphs of RenaissanceFrance. Janequin: Missa La Battaille; works byMouton, Sermisy and Goudimel. Peter Mahon,conductor. St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaulSt. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st).●●7:30: The COSI Connection. Fűhrerbunker:An Opera by Andrew Ager. World premierestaged production. Andrew Ager, music director;Michael Patrick Albano, stage director;Jonathan MacArthur (Adolph Hitler); SydneyBaedke (Eva Braun); other performers.Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 844-200-2674. ; $20(sr/st).●●7:30: Village Voices. PanAmania. Celebratingthe PanAm games with songs and musicfrom the Americas. Christopher Lee, flute;James Brown, guitar; Paul Minnoch, percussion;Joan Andrews, conductor. MarkhamMissionary Church, 5438 Major MackenzieDr. E., Markham. 905-294-8687. ; $20(sr);(st); free(under 12).●●7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. StageSongII: A celebration of songs from the stage:opera, operetta, musical theatre. Guests:Andrew Haji, tenor; Les Allt, flute; KathrynSugden, violin; Wendy Solomon, cello;Neal Evans, bass; Nicholas Coulter, percussion;Jenny Crober, conductor; ElizabethAcker, piano. Eastminster United Church,310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. ; $20(sr);(st).●●8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. MaytimePiano Soirée. Tribute to the works of Romberg(arr. Murray). Will You Remember?(from Maytime); The Desert Song; One Alone(from The Desert Song); I Bring a Song ofLove; Will You Remember Vienna? (from VienneseNights); and other works. Gordon Murray,piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).●●8:00: High Notes Avante Productions. HighNotes for Mental Health. Music interspersedwith short talks. Works by Beethoven, Schumannand Tchaikovsky. Lauren Margison,MASTERWORKS BYBEETHOVEN & MOZARTThe SPO wraps up another successful season withthe music of two of classical music’s greats.Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8 p.m.Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave E.Tickets available at the door, by calling 416 429-0007,email spo@spo.ca or online.visit us at SPO.CA44 | April 1 - May 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Richard Margison, St. Michael’s Choir SchoolChoir; Michael Bridge, accordion; AlexMcLeod, viola; Charissa Vandikas, piano; andothers; Luba Goy, host. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. (incl champagne reception/dessert). Benefit. Speakers include BorisBrott, Dr. Rustom Sethna, Orlando Da Silva,Peter Kristian Mose and Julie Everson.●●8:00: John Sheard. The Great Reunion.Chris Whiteley. Aurora Cultural Centre,22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818.(door), (advance).●●8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. In Stile Moderno:“Avant-Garde” Music from 1600s Italy.Works by Monteverdi, Rossi and others.Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, theorboand lute; Christopher Verrette and PatriciaAhern, renaissance violins. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ;$20(sr/st).●●8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. BeethovenPiano Concerto Marathon: No.5 “Emperor”.Sheng Cai, Artist-in-Residence; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Regent Theatre (Oshawa),50 King St. E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2.–.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Bluebird North.Singer–songwriters. Blair Packham, host.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Masterworks by Beethoven and Mozart.Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat, Op.55(Eroica); other works. Ronald Royer, conductor.Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel,2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st); (under10).SINFONIA TORONTONURHAN ARMAN ConductorIlya Poletaev,PianistXiaohan Guo, ViolinistMay 2 ~ George Weston Recital Hallsinfoniatoronto.com1-855-985-2787●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Two Stars, ThreeCenturies. Schubert: German Dances; Chopin:Piano Concerto No.2 in f; Alice Ho; Mirafor Violin and Orchestra; Prokofiev: VisionsFugitive Op.22 (orchestral version arr.Arman). Ilya Poletaev, piano; Xiaohan Guo,violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (st).●●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 Apr 29, May 1, 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. ; (sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat:8:00. Runs Wed–Sun, April 24–May 3.Sunday May 3●●1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists,6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite forunaccompanied cello, No.5. Brian Manker,cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria ParkAve. 416-690-8686. $20.●●2:00: Music at Metropolitan. Bach in Time:Let There be Beauty. Music by Bach andpoetry by Patricia Orr. Patricia Wright, organ.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Freewill offering.●●2:00: 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 Apr 29, May 1, 2 (all eve).Martin BeaverVIOLINSunday, May 32:00 pm●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Martin Beaver, violin. NewmarketTheatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket.905-953-5122. ; $20(sr); (st).●●2:30: Bel Canto Singers. Spring Is InThe Air. Linda Meyer, conductor; JacquelineMokrzewski, piano. St. Dunstan of Canterbury,56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough.The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices8:00PM May 2, 2015Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue~ In Stile Moderno ~Music by Claudio Monteverdi,Salamone Rossi and theircontemporaries at MantuaHallie Fishel, Soprano, John Edwards,theorbo, Christopher Verrette &Patricia Ahern, Renaissance violinsTickets , students & seniors $20, at the doorVILLAGE VOICES DIRECTED BYJOAN ANDREWS PRESENTSSONGS AND MUSICFROM THE AMERICASIN CELEBRATION OFTHE PAN-AM GAMESSaturday May 2 2015 at 7:30Markham Missionary Church5438 Major Mackenzie Drive EMarkham ON L3P 1K8Adult , Senior 20, Student 10Children aged 12 and under freeAt the door or call 905-294-8687Guests artists:Christopher Lee fluteJames Brown guitarPaul Minnoch percussionvillagevoices.cathewholenote.com April 1 - May 7, 2015 | 45

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