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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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Thursday June 4

Thursday June 4 ●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Incl. coffee and snack. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Sarah Svendsen, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –5. Also Jun 6(eve), 7(George Weston Recital Hall, mat). ●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre/Musica Reflecta. Opus: Testing Workshop and Concert. NASA Remixed–Repurposing the NASA Audio Archive. New music. SlowPitchSound. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416- 961-6601 x201. PWYC. ●●8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. –. Also Jun 2, 3, 5. ●●8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Feel The Choir Spirit! Harriet Wichin, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924- 6211 x0. . Also Jun 3. ●●8:00: Musideum. Gerri Trimble, jazz vocalist. Jazz. With Kevin Barrett, guitar; George Koller, bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. . Friday June 5 ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity- St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:30: No Strings Theatre. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Wychwood Theatre, 601 Christie St. 416-537-4191. ; $20(sr/st); (child). ●●7:30: ORGANIX 15. In Concert. Aaron Tan, organ. St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Dr., Oakville. 416-769-3893. ; $20(sr); (undergrad). ●●7:30: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Urinetown. Greg Kotis, music and lyrics; Mark Hollman, book and lyrics; John Zachar, director. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416- 222-8282 x2787. . Also June 6, 11-13. Recommended for over 12. ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Ventanas. Flamenco united with the music of Morocco, Macedonia, Greece, and the Middle East. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; (sr/st). CD launch. ●●8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, A. Concerts in the GTA bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. –. Also Jun 2, 3, 4. ●●8:00: Musideum. East Meets West. World/ chamber. Shahriyar Jamshidi, kamanche; Raphael Weinroth-Browne, cello. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419- 2248. $20; (st). Baroque Summer Festival FREE Concert June 5 at 8pm See listing for details tafelmusik.org Jeanne Lamon, Director Ivars Taurins, Director Vocal/Chamber Programme ●●8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: Delightfully Baroque. Works by Purcell, Handel, Bach, Marais and Telemann. Ann Monoyios, soprano; Peter Harvey, baritone; Jeanne Lamon & Ivars Taurins, conductors. Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. Free. First-come, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. Saturday June 6 ●●1:30: No Strings Theatre. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Wychwood Theatre, 601 Christie St. 416-537-4191. ; $20(sr/st); (child). Also at 7:30. ●●2:00: Paskke String Quartet. In Concert. Rossini: Sonata for Strings; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3; Mozart: Adagio and Fugue K546; Elgar: Serenade for Strings Op.20. Guest: Eric Hudspith, bass. Brevik Hall, Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (sr/st); free(under 6). ●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. Musical Matinée at Montgomery’s Inn: To Budapest & Back! Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-231-0006. .99; (sr/st). Museum tour at 2:00. ●●3:00: Singing Out. Showstopper: Tribute to Broadway. Highlights from Broadway musicals. Beth Hanson, piano; Jody Malone, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5551. ; $20(st); (child). Also 7:30. ●●4:00: Canadian League of Composers. New Music in an Inter-Arts Dialogue: A Multidisciplinary Discussion. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 1-877-964-1364. Free. Reservation required. Wine & cheese reception. ●●6:30: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. Sumer Is Icumen. Guests: Toronto Consort. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 788-8482. $20; (sr/st). ●●7:00: Scola Cantorum. Spring Concert: Choral Extravaganza. Works by Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Kodaly, Vierne, Fauré and Franck. Hungarian St Elizabeth Scola Cantorum. St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 432 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-300-9305. $20; (st). Post-concert reception. ●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Songs of Hope, Songs of Inspiration. Halley: Freedom Trilogy; Barber: Sure on This Shining Night; Thompson: Choose Something Like a Star; Berlin: Blue Skies; and other works. Henry Renglich, conductor; Carl Steinhauser, piano. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. . ●●7:30: Jubilate Singers. Soundscapes. Works by Raminsh, Chatman, Paranjoti, Piazzolla, Schafer, Robinovitch and Bellaviti. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-485-1988. ; $20(sr); (st). ●●7:30: No Strings Theatre. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Wychwood Theatre, 601 Christie St. 416-537-4191. ; $20(sr/st); (child). Also at 1:30. ●●7:30: Ontario Cross-Cultural Music Society Youth Symphony Orchestra. The Circus Act: OCMS-YSO 16th Annual Concert. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite; Beethoven: Symphony No.1; Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2; Debussy: Clair de lune; Rosas: Sobre las Olas; other works. Samantha Chang and Brian Truong, conductors; Harp Sinfonia (Andrew Chan, conductor). Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church, 3 Clayton Dr., Markham. 416- 293-1302. . ●●7:30: Singing Out. Showstopper: Tribute to Broadway. Highlights from Broadway musicals. Jody Malone, conductor, Beth Hanson, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5551. ; $20(st); (child). Also 3:00. ●●7:30: The Toronto Oratory. In Concert. Music of Vivaldi, Bach, Couperin, Handel, Campra, and others. Oratory Children’s Choir & Kingsway Chamber Strings; Valerie Gordon, conductor; Philip Fournier, conductor. The Oratory, Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Donations. ●●7:30: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Urinetown. Greg Kotis, music and lyrics; Mark Hollman, book and lyrics; John Zachar, director. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416- 222-8282 x2787. . Also June 5, 11-13. Recommended for over 12. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –5. Also Jun 4(mat), 7(George Weston Recital Hall, mat). ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Laura Smith. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-691-0449. (adv); (door). Doors open 7:30. ●●8:00: I FURIOSI Baroque Ensemble. All About Me. Works by Handel, Tartini, Bermudo and others. Guests: Rufus Müller, tenor; James Johnstone, organ. Calvin Presbyterian I FURIOSI Baroque Ensemble ALL ABOUT ME ME Saturday June 6, 8pm WITH GUESTS: Rufus Müller, tenor James Johnstone, organ www.ifuriosi.com ALL ABOUT Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-2943. $20; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Musideum. Dorothy Stone. Classical/crossover. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. ●●8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. In Concert. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture; Wagner: Der Engel and Träume from Wesendonck Lieder; Fauré: Sicilienne from Pelléas et Mélisande; Mozart: Oh smania! Oh furie! from Idomeneo; Ivanovici: Anniversary Waltz “Waves of the Danube”; Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “New World”. Rafael Luz, guest conductor; Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor, soprano. Yorkminster Citadel, 1 Lord Seaton Rd., North York. 416-628-9195. ; $20(sr); (st). ●●8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Brother Sun, Sister Moon. Lauridsen: Nocturnes; Willan: Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis. John Stephenson, piano; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor. Church of St. Martin-in-the- Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. $20; (sr/st). Sunday June 7 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA JUNE 7, 2015 AT 2 PM GLENN GOULD STUDIO WWW.OFFCENTREMUSIC.COM ●●2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 20th Anniversary Gala. Isabel Bayrakdarian, Russell Braun, Krisztina Szabó, Nathalie Paulin, Norine Burgess and others; David Goldbloom, Master of Ceremonies. Glenn Gould Studio, 54 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr); (13-25); (under 13). Includes champagne reception. ●●2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Juan Tomas Show Band In Concert. Light jazz, soft rock, classical and flamenco guitar. Juan Tomas Show Band; Marylou Malicdem, vocals. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-485- 2056. Free. ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. –5. Also Jun 4, 6(Roy Thomson Hall, mat and eve). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Simon Walker; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Fireworks. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Classical Gas. Choral Evensong followed by Williams: Classical Gas; Hollywood classics; other works. Doug Hibovski, guitar. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Donations appreciated. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Canadian Jazz Quartet. Frank Wright, vibes; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Pat Collins; bass; Don Vickery, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. ●●5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Chamber Choir. On Wings of Song. Tour send-off concert and reception. Works by Russian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish and Canadian composers. Michel Ross, piano; Elise Bradley and Matthew Otto, conductors. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-932-8666 x231. ; $20(sr/st); (child 5-12). ●●7:30: Penthelia Singers. Music of the Americas. Hatfield: Las Amarillas, La Lluvia; and other works. O Susanna, Northwest Passsage and others. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 647-248-5079. $20. ●●8:00: Musideum. Jocelyn Barth. Classical/ crossover. Dave Restivo, piano; George Koller, bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. Monday June 8 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays. A River Runs Through It. Works by Chopin, Brahms, Liszt and John Burge. Angela Park, piano. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598- 4521 x223. PWYC; suggested donation . ●●12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live!: kLoX. Classical tabla and violin plus computer performance technology. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872-4255. Free. ●●7:00: Swedish Women’s Educational Association Toronto. Jenny Lind Concert. Songs by Stenhammar, Rangström and Jean Sibelius; arias by Mozart and Puccini. Sara Swietlicki, soprano; Markus Kvint, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-727-9837. . Postconcert refreshments. ●●7:30: Beatrice Carpino. Columbus Community Choir Summer Concert. Columbus Community Choir; Beatrice Carpino, conductor & soprano; Adolfo De Santis, piano. Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. . PWYC. Rotunda. Proceeds to charity. Tuesday June 9 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Andréa Tyniec, violin; Su Jeon, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. Sarah Svendsen, organ. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. . ●●7:00: Metropolitan United Church. Summer Carillon Recital Series. Amy Johansen, carillon; Robert Ampt, organ. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind. Randy Bachman. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 1-855-985-2787. –0. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Falling in Love Again. Lili Marlene; Youkali; Just a Gigolo and other works. Margaret Bardos; vocalist. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. Free. ●●8:00: Arraymusic/Somewhere There. Audiopollination 31.1. Pamela Palmer and Glen Hall; Neil D Retke (an Eel) and Dominque Banoun; Michael Kaler, Mike Daley, Arnd Jurgensen and Martin Loomer. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. ●●8:00: Resa’s Pieces Singers. 2nd Gala Concert. The Water Is Wide; Some Nights; You Raise Me Up; Lean on Me; For Good from the musical “Wicked”; and other works. Robert Graham, conductor. Grace Church on-the- Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-765-1818. $20. Wednesday June 10 ●●12:00 noon: Windermere United Church. Spirit. Works by Marcello, Bach, Buxtehude and Corelli. Paulina Derbez, violin; Nancy Sicsic, piano. 356 Windermere Ave. 416-769- 5611. Freewill donation. Benefits Windermere music programs. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Eric Robertson, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416- 922-1167. Free. ●●12:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: Musical Interlude. Members of the TBSI faculty. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Baroque Summer Festival FREE Concert June 10 at 12:30pm See listing for details tafelmusik.org Jeanne Lamon, Director Ivars Taurins, Director Vocal/Chamber Programme Free. First-come, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. ●●12:35: St. Stephen’s in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday. Richard Herriott, piano. 103 Bellevue Ave. 437- 344- 3890 or 416- 921 -6350. Free. Donations welcome. ●●7:30: JL Entertainment. Cape Breton Fire Benefit Concert. For Inverness Community Leadership Centre in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Philip Glass, Ashley MacIsaac and Basia Bulat. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872- 4255. .50-.50. CANCELLED. ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Dimitar Pentchev: Gleams. Dimitar Pentchev, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Also Jun 11, 13. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Erin Wall, soprano; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5. Also Jun 12 at 7:30. Thursday June 11 ●●10:00am: Kingsway Conservatory of Music. Music with Markus! Children’s Cushion Concert. Snappy songs and fun stories for young children and their parents/caregivers. 2848 Bloor Street W., Etobicoke. 416-234- 0121. . Great Room. ●●2:00: Orchardviewers. Master Class Players. Toronto Public Library, Northern District, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. ●●5:00: Canadian Music Centre. CD Launch: Fancies and Interludes. Works by Rolfe and Kulesha. Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. ●●7:30: St. John’s Catholic Church Choir. Annual Concert. Sacred music and show tunes. Monica Parisi, soprano; Eric Walker, conductor. St. John’s Catholic Church, 794 Kingston Rd. 416-699-2518. Freewill donations. Post-concert refreshments. ●●7:30: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Urinetown. Greg Kotis, music and lyrics; Mark Hollman, book and lyrics; John Zachar, director. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416- 222-8282 x2787. . Also June 5, 6, 12, 13. Recommended for over 12. ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Dimitar Pentchev: Gleams. Dimitar Pentchev, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Also Jun 10, 13. Friday June 12 ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Jarred Dunn, piano. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC. ●●7:30: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Urinetown. Greg Kotis, music and lyrics; Mark Hollman, book and lyrics; John Zachar, director. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416- 222-8282 x2787. . Also June 5, 6, 11, 13. Recommended for over 12. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Band. In Concert. Works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Alfred Reed, Eric Whitacre and Robert Smith. Les Dobbin & Ken Hazlett, conductors. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 647-479-2941. . In Praise of Holier Women Schola Magdalena celebrates female saints Friday, June 12, 2015, 8:15 pm Come as you are; pay what you can Church of Saint Mary Magdalene 477 Manning Ave, Toronto www.scholamagdalena.ca thewholenote.com June | July | August, 2015 | 55

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