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Volume 24 Issue 7 - April 2019

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Arraymusic, the Music Gallery and Native Women in the Arts join for a mini-festival celebrating the work of composer, performer and installation artist Raven Chacon; Music and Health looks at the role of Healing Arts Ontario in supporting concerts in care facilities; Kingston-based composer Marjan Mozetich's life and work are celebrated in film; "Forest Bathing" recontextualizes Schumann, Shostakovich and Hindemith; in Judy Loman's hands, the harp can sing; Mahler's Resurrection bursts the bounds of symphonic form; Ed Bickert, guitar master remembered. All this and more in our April issue, now online in flip-through here, and on stands commencing Friday March 29.

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or etobicokecentennialchoir.ca. . Venue is accessible. ETOBICOKE CENTENNIAL CHOIR Anton Dvorak: Mass in D Major, Opus 86 Paul Winter: Missa Gaia/Earth Mass Saturday, April 6, 2019 7:30 p.m. Flute Street A Spring Fling on Flute Street Saturday April 6, 7:30pm Church of St Peter and St Simon-the-Apostle SATURDAY, APRIL 6 7:30PM The Bach Family and the Improvising Tradition Rezonance Baroque Ensemble & Musicians on the Edge ADMISSION: /10 AGES 18 AND UNDER A. Concerts in the GTA presents ●●7:30: Annex Singers. Immortal Mozart. Mozart: Great Mass in c; Haydn: Te Deum; Elgar: Lux Aeterna; and other works. Talisker Players; Maria Case, artistic director. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-458-4434. ; (sr/st); free(12 and under). ●●7:30: Flute Street. A Spring Fling on Flute Street. Works by Respighi, Guidobaldi, Handel, Coleman, Le Jeune and others. Church of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-462-9498. ; (sr); (st). Cash only. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Sandra Shamas (The Big “What Now?”). See Apr 3. Also Apr 12, 13, 14(2pm). ●●7:30: Music at Metropolitan. The Bach Family and the Improvising Tradition. Rezonance Baroque Ensemble; Musicians on the Edge. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. ; (18 and under). ●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Idomeneo. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Giambattista Varesco. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano For more info, contact Dr. Patricia Wright: patriciaw@metunited.org or 416-363-0331 ext. 26. 56 Queen Street East, Toronto www.metunited.org Met United Music (Elettra); Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Idomeneo); Wallis Giunta, mezzo (Idamante); Meghan Lindsay, soprano (Ilia); Olivier Laquerre, baritone (Arbace); Artists of Atelier Ballet; Choir of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum; Chorus of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music (Daniel Taylor, chorus master); Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-703-3767 x222. From . Also Apr 4, 7, 12, 13(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Opera Belcanto of York. Carmen. Music by Bizet. Mila Ionkova, soprano (Carmen); Stanislas Vitort, tenor (Don José); Michele Pearson, soprano (Michaela); Andrew Anderson, baritone (Escamillo); Opera Belcanto of York Chorus and Orchestra; David Varjabed, conductor; Edward Franko, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. operabelcantoofyork.com/ current_opera.html. -. Also Apr 4. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Piano Showcase. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Britton: Adizokan Suite; Tomasi: Concerto for Alto Saxophone; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. Yao Lu, saxophone; Uri Meyer, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Rick Fines and Suzie Vinnick. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. lillian.wauthier@gmail.com. /(adv). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Two Rivers Ensemble with special guest Spiral Modes. Amir ElSaffar, trumpet and composer; and others. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; (sr/st); (friends of the museum). Includes same-day Museum admission (redeem at Ticket Desk). ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kopernikus. See Apr 4. Also Apr 11, 12, 13. ●●8:00: Confluence Concerts. ‘Tis Nature’s Voice: Henry Purcell Reimagined. Arrangements of vocal works by Purcell. Larry Beckwith, Andrew Downing, Patricia O’Callaghan, Drew Jurecka, Suba Sankaran, and others. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-410- 4561. ; (sr); (st). 7:15pm pre-concert chat. Also Apr 5. ●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Rutter: Requiem. John Rutter: Requiem; Charles Demuynck: It Is What It Is: Ronald Royer: Psalm 98 - Sing to the Lord a New Song (world premiere); Ronald Beckett: These Are Thy Glorious Works (world premiere of orchestral version). Sara Schabas, soprano; Alexander Bowie, baritone. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(10 and under). Also Apr 7(3pm). ●●8:00: Scaramella. Red Priest. Virtuoso chamber cantatas for countertenor, bassoon and continuo. Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Neil Chen, Baroque bassoon; Joëlle Morton, viola da gamba; Paul Jenkins, keyboard. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416- 760-8610. ; (sr); (st); free(14 and under). ●●8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. A Choral Spectacular. Mendelssohn: Overture to Ruy Blas Op.95; Psalm No.42 Op.42; Schumann: Symphony No.4 in d Op.120; Beethoven: Hallelujah from Christ on the Mount of Olives Op.85; Brahms: Ihr hat nun Traurigkeit from A German Requiem Op.45; Wagner: Procession and Chorale (Wach’ auf!) from Die Meistersinger; and Royer: Gloria. Toronto Choral Society (Geoffrey Butler, director); Anne Marie Ramos, soprano; Ronald Royer, conductor. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. spo.ca. ; (sr); (st/musician); (child under 10). Free parking. ●●8:00: Spectrum Music. Jests in Time! New music inspired by comedy. McBride: Rearview Mirror; Victoria: The Day When Robots Learn to Feel; Welchner: Pagliacci; Campbell: Little Fellow; Hanus: Are You Kidding?; and other works. Simone Baron, accordion; Odin String Quartet; Alex Pollard, dance. Spadina Theatre, Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-576-8890. /(adv); /(st /adv). Pre-concert monologue by an emerging Toronto comedian. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Best of Hollywood. Selections from film scores including Star Wars, Frozen, To Kill a Mockingbird, Out of Africa, Jaws, Ben-Hur, Dr. Zhivago, The Wizard of Oz, The Magnificent Seven, The Godfather, Gone with the Wind, and more. Whitney Claire Kaufman, vocalist; Richard Kaufman, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .25- 7. Also Apr 2, Apr 3(mat), Apr 3(eve). Sunday April 7 ●●1:00: Opticianado. Light Industry. 2919 Dundas St. W. 416-604-2020. Free. ●●1:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Marina Piccinini. Copland: Duo for Flute and Piano; Bach: Partita in a BWV1013 (transcr. for solo flute); Kernis: Air; Carter: Scrivo in Vento for Solo Flute; R. Strauss: Sonata in E-flat Op.18 (transcr. for flute and piano). Marina Piccinini, flute; Benjamin Smith, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free(ticket required). ●●1:30: Kingston Road Village Concert Series. National Piano Trio. Works by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. Heidi Wall, piano; Corey Gemmell, violin; Wolf Tormann, cello. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston National Piano Trio April 7, 1:30 p.m. Kingston Road Village Concert Series www.kruc.ca 44 | April 1 – May 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

Rd. 416-699-6091 or nationalpianotrio.eventbrite.com. ; (Eventbrite). Followed by an Instrument Petting Zoo featuring musicians of the National Music Camp of Canada. ●●2:30: Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society. Sing the Circle Wide. Debbie Lou Ludolph and the Inshallah Community Choir from Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 416-694-6436. Free. 2:30pm: refreshments. ●●3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Rutter: Requiem. John Rutter: Requiem; Charles Demuynck: It Is What It Is: Ronald Royer: Psalm 98 - Sing to the Lord a New Song (world premiere); Ronald Beckett: These Are Thy Glorious Works (world premiere of orchestral version). Sara Schabas, soprano; Alexander Bowie, baritone. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(10 and under). Also Apr 6(8pm). ●●3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Richard Goode. All-Beethoven program. Piano Sonata No.15 in D Op.28 “Pastoral”; Piano Sonata No.14 in c-sharp Op.27 No.2 “Moonlight”; Piano Sonata No.26 in E-flat, Op.81a “Les adieux”; selections from 11 Bagatelles Op.119; Piano Sonata No.32 in c Op.111. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -110. ●●3:00: Vesnivka Choir and Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. Let Our Song Take Wing. Works by Kuzmenko, Lawryshyn, Hurko, Kuspeta, and Vesolowskj. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-246-9880 or 416-763-2197. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Music for Lent. Andrew Adair, organ. Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●7:30: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Jarred Dunn. Beethoven: Sonata Op.110; Chopin: Nocturne, Scherzo, Polonaise-Fantasy. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Idomeneo. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Giambattista Varesco. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano (Elettra); Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Idomeneo); Wallis Giunta, mezzo (Idamante); Meghan Lindsay, soprano (Ilia); Olivier Laquerre, baritone (Arbace); Artists of Atelier Ballet; Choir of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum; Chorus of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music (Daniel Taylor, chorus master); Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-703-3767 x222. From . Also Apr 4, 6, 12, 13(4:30pm). ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. Rayannah & Ponteix: Double Lancement / Album Release. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. . Monday April 8 ●●9:00am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Annual High School Choral Festival. Mark Ramsay, coordinator. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Ends at 4pm. Workshops from 9:30am to 12noon and from 1 to 4pm. ●●7:30: Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Organ and Silent Film. Improvisational score to 1927 silent film The Love of Jeanne Ney. Clark Wilson, organ. Roncesvalles United Church, 240 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-499-6262. /(adv). Tuesday April 9 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Rachmaninoff-Go- Round. Rachmaninoff: Études-Tableaux (selections); Six moments musicaux (selections). Pianists of the Glenn Gould School. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Andrew Ascendo, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome. Wednesday April 10 ●●12:00 noon: Tafelmusik. Strangers in Strange Lands: Close Encounters Chamber Series. Exploration of galant music. Marco Cera, oboe; Julia Wedman, violin; Patrick G. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS CHAMBER SERIES Strangers in Strange Lands Apr 10 & 14 tafelmusik.org Jordan, viola; Allen Whear, cello; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-964-6337. . Also April 14(at Temerty Theatre). ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Young Artist Spotlight. Winners of the Glenn Gould School Chamber Music Competition. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Manuel Piazza, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. All welcome. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Piano Battle: Paul Cibis and Andreas Kern. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free(ticket required). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Eroica Symphony. Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1; Beethoven: Symphony No.3 “Eroica”. Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Louis Langrée, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Also Apr 12, 13. Thursday April 11 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Les Adieux - A Poetic Diary. Schubert: Schulze Lieder; and other works. Samuel Chan, baritone; Stéphane Mayer, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●7:30: Nick Maclean Quartet/Brownman Ali. Jazz Forum. Intimate and informal blend of music and conversation. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Tyler Goertzen, drums. Private address, , Kingston. 416-389-2643. . Must be purchased in adv online at eventbrite.ca. Seating limited. Address will be given out to ticket holders. ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kopernikus. See Apr 4. Also Apr 12, 13. ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. Qais Essar x Fazelyar Brothers. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. . Friday April 12 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Ravel, Debussy and Griffes. Lisa Tahara, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●6:15: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSO Chamber Soloists. Beethoven: Sextet in E-flat Op.81b. Neil Deland, horn; Audrey Good, horn; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Douglas Kwon, violin; Ashley Vandiver, viola; Alastair Eng, cello. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. Free with ticket to evening concert. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Sandra Shamas (The Big “What Now?”). See Apr 3. Also Apr 13, 14(2pm). ●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Idomeneo. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Giambattista Varesco. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano (Elettra); Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Idomeneo); Wallis Giunta, mezzo (Idamante); Meghan Lindsay, soprano (Ilia); Olivier Laquerre, baritone (Arbace); Artists of Atelier Ballet; Choir of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum; Chorus of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music (Daniel Taylor, chorus master); Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-703-3767 x222. From . Also Apr 4, 6, 7, 13(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Eroica Symphony. Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1; Beethoven: Symphony No.3 “Eroica”. Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Louis Langrée, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Free pre-concert performance at 6:15 (Apr 12 only). Also Apr 10, 13. ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. The Ayr Trio. Hadyn: Piano Trio No.39 in G HobXV/25 “Gypsy Rondo”; Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in e Op.90 B166 “Dumky”. Angela Park, piano; Yehonatan Berick, violin; Rachel Mercer, Great Artist Music Series presents The AYR Trio April 12, 8pm auroraculturalcentre.ca 905 713-1818 thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2019 | 45

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