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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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O’Connor, conductors; Sheldon Rose, accompaniment. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-762-0657. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. Bizet. See Apr 12. Also May 8, 10, 12, 13, 15. Start times vary. ●●7:30: University Settlement Music & Arts School. Faculty Favourites. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243. PWYC; suggested. Fundraising concert in support of Music & Arts School programming. De Temps Antan The joie de vivre of Quebec’s musical past! Friday, May 6, 8pm 905 713-1818 A. Concerts in the GTA ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Monteverdi Vespers. La Rose des Vents, cornetto and sackbut ensemble; Charles Daniels, tenor and director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); (st/30 and under). 7:00: pre-concert talk. Also May 7, 8(mat). ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. De Temps Antan in Concert. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv). ●●8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church. Fridays @ 8 Hymn Festival. Celebrating Welsh tenor Glyn Evans’ retirement as soloist with the Lawrence Park Community Church Choir. North York Temple Band; Glenn Barlow, bandmaster; choir and soloists of Lawrence Park Community Church Choir; Mark Toews, music director. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. Free; donations welcome. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. George Thorogood and The Destroyers. Guest: JW Jones. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50. ●●8:00: Tempus Choral Society. It’s a Grand Night for Music. It’s a Grand Night for Singing; I Lived; Swingin’ with the Gershwins; Norwegian Wood; Love at Home; other works. Tempus Choral Society; Tempus Children’s Choir; Tempus Jazz Choir. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-334-9375. . Saturday May 7 ●●9:45am: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Ruach Singers at Beth Shalom Synagogue. Beth Shalom Synagogue, 144 Eglinton St. W. 416-694-6900. Free. ●●12:00 noon: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Free Concert. Empire A Cappella; O’Pears; Retrocity; and Concrete A Cappella. Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-694- 6900. Free. Trinity Square. ●●3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Music of the Spheres. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-250-3708. .50–.50. ●●4:00: Royal Conservatory. Mischa Maisky. Bach: Cello Suites Nos.1, 4 and 5. Mischa Maisky, cello. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –. Also at 8:00. ●●4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz and Reflection: Southern Charm. Downtown Jazz Band. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. ●●6:00: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Duly Noted. Toronto’s all-women’s a cappella ensemble sings everything from madrigals to Feist. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. 416-792-7725. PWYC (- suggested). The Annex Singers Songs & Sonnets A Shakespeare celebration g Come hear where fancy is bred... Saturday, May 7th, 7:30 pm Grace Church on-the-Hill ●●7:30: Annex Singers Chamber Choir. Songs & Sonnets: A Shakespeare Celebration. Commemoration of the words, life and times of the Bard on the 400th anniversary year of his death. Works by Tallis, Dowland, M. Harris and G. Shearing. Maria Case, conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-968-7747. ; (sr); (under 30); free(12 and under). ●●7:30: Canadian Men’s Chorus. On Growing Up. Emery: O My Love; Macdonald: Blues for a Green Boy; Vaughan Williams: The Vagabond; Sametz: We Two; Takach: Mad. Guests: ASLAN Boys Choir; Thomas Bell, artistic director. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 519-305- 1351. /(adv); (st)/(adv). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Maometto II. See Apr 29. Also May 11, 14. Start times vary. ●●7:30: Village Voices. Faces of Love. Carlyle Sharpe: Laudate Nomen; Ola Gjeillo: The Ground; medley from West Side Story; and other classic and popular music. Village Voices Community Choir; Mira Solovianenko and Natalya Matyusheva, sopranos; Oleksandra Fedyshyn, violin. Markham Missionary Church, 5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. Choralia Canadiana ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DAVID AMBROSE Saturday, May 7 / 8 pm / Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre New works by innovative Canadian composers + Mary Lou Fallis & Peter Tiefenbach with their hilarious version of choral music history. Tickets: and at the door f l mfchoir / 52 | April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Faces of Saturday, May 7, 2016 Markham Missionary Church 7:30 pm adult student Tickets at door 27 years strong! E., Markham. 905-763-4172. ; (st); free(under 12). ●●7:30: Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill Toronto. Monica Chapman Quartet. 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641. No cover. ●●7:30: Milton Philharmonic Orchestra. A Night at the Proms. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000 or 1-866-257-0004. ; (sr/st/child). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Catalani’s La Wally. In concert with piano accompaniment. Sarah Hood (Wally); Paul Williamson (Giuseppe Hagenbach); Michael Robert-Broder (Vincenzo Gellner); Brigitte Bogar (Walter); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . ●●7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. Vast Eternal Sky. Fauré: Requiem; works by Lauridsen, Gjeilo, Daley, Arlen and others. Elizabeth Polese, soprano; Lawrence Shirkie, baritone; Talisker Players Orchestra; Jenny Crober, conductor; Elizabeth Acker, accompanist. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. ; (sr); (st). Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra with the Univox Choir of Toronto Elijah Mendelssohn’s Saturday, May 7 at 8 pm St. Matthew Catholic Church, Oakville Sunday, May 8 at 4 pm Metropolitan United Church, Toronto Charlene Pauls, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo-soprano; Chris Fischer, tenor; Daniel Hambley, bass Adults , Seniors , Student , Child 10 and under FREE April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 53

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