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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.

LARK ENSEMBLE PRESENTS

LARK ENSEMBLE PRESENTS EXUBERANCE Roberta Janzen in recital SUN APR 14, 7:30pm CORKIN GALLERY bpt.me/4189973. ; (st). ●●8:00: Arraymusic/The Music Gallery/Native Women In The Arts. Raven Chacon Mini-Festival. Improvisation. Olivia Shortt, saxophones; and others. The Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. Night 1, 2: /(adv); (members); Night 3: /(adv); (members); (Festival pass). 7:30pm: doors open. Mini-festival runs Apr 12-14. ●●8:00: Nick Maclean Quartet. Nick Maclean Quartet with Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Tyler Goertzen, drums. La Revolucion, 2848 Dundas St. W. 416-389-2643. /(adv list). Email nickmacleanquartet@gmail.com for adv list. Also Apr 5(Kitchener); 6(Trenton). Monday April 15 ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot in Concert. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .75- 6. Also Apr 16. ●●8:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. Baroque Music by Candlelight. Ensemble of singers and period instruments; Larry Beckwith, music director. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. Free. Tuesday April 16 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Prokofiev and A. Concerts in the GTA Tchaikovsky. Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins Op.56; Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence Op.70. Artists of the COC Orchestra. 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. ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot in Concert. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .75- 6. Also Apr 15. Wednesday April 17 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Old School, New School. Humber Enriched Jazz Ensemble; Ted Quinlan, director. 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. ●●12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Noon- Hour Concert Series: The Glory of Gospel. Toronto Mass Choir. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872- 4255. Free. ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. In Concert. The Dundas Trio (John Laing, organ; Lara Housez, soprano; Fernando Lima, countertenor). All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. La bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto LA BOHÈME Puccini APRIL 17 – MAY 22 coc.ca by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Angel Blue/Miriam Khalil, sopranos (Mimì); Atalla Ayan/Joshua Guerrero, tenors (Rodolfo); Andriana Chuchman/Danika Lorèn, sopranos (Musetta); Lucas Meachem/Andrzej Filończyk, tenors (Marcello); Brandon Cedel/ Önay Köse, baritones (Colline); Donato Di Stefano, bass (Benoit/Alcindoro); Phillip Addis/Joel Allison, baritones (Schaunard); John Caird, stage director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Runs Apr 17-May 22. Start times vary. ●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Sacred Music for a Sacred Space. Works by Messiaen, Poulenc, Martin, Kodály, Rachmaninoff and others. David Fallis, conductor; Ezra Burke, associate conductor. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416- 408-0208. -; (Voxtix for 30 and under). Wheelchair accessible. Also Apr 19. ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre/Small World Music Society. Anda Union. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Joélle Harvey, soprano; Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto; Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto; Elmer Iseler Singers; Juanjo Mena, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Apr 18, 20. Thursday April 18 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Collaborations. Arias and ensembles. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio; Artists of Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. 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. April 18 at 8 pm ARIEL QUARTET ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Ariel Quartet. Schumann: Quartet No.1 in a Op.41 No.1; Beethoven: Quartet No.11 in f Op.95 “Serioso”; Webern: 5 Movements for String Quartet Op.5; Brahms: Quartet No.2 in a Op.51 No.2. Ariel Quartet. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. .50-; (st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Joélle Harvey, soprano; Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto; Amadeus Choir; Elmer Iseler Singers; Juanjo Mena, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Also Apr 17, 20. ●●9:30: Music Gallery. Nadag El Shazly and ZOE. Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members/st). ●●9:30: Music Gallery. Departure Series: Nadah El Shazly + ZOE + Qarafa. Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members). CHORAL PASSIONTIDE DEVOTION An Expression of Faith for Holy Week and Easter The Yorkminster Park choir, with Willliam Maddox, present music by Healey Willan, Leo Sowerby, John Goss, Anton Bruckner and George Oldroyd PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 14TH, 4:30PM @ YORKMINSTER PARK BAPTIST CHURCH 1585 Yonge Street | 416-922-1167 | yorkminsterpark.com 48 | April 1 – May 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

Friday April 19 Lawrence Park Community Church Choir PRESENTS John Rutter Requiem Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10:30 am All are welcome! lawrenceparkchurch.ca ●●10:30am: Lawrence Park Community Church. Choral Concert for Good Friday. John Rutter: Requiem. Lawrence Park Community Church Choir; Kimberley Briggs, soprano; Mark Toews, conductor. Guests: instrumental ensemble; William Findlay, cello; Erica Goodman, harp. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416- 489-1551. Free. ●●10:30am: Trinity & Aurora United Church Choirs. Fauré: Requiem. Trinity United Church (Newmarket), 461 Park Ave., Newmarket. 905-895-4851. Free. Humbercrest United Church The Seven Words of Christ on the Cross — Heinrich Schutz The Reproaches — John Sanders Good Friday, April 19, 11am Religious Service | Freewill Offering humbercrest.ca ●●11:00am: Humbercrest United Church. Choral Concert. Schütz: The Seven Words of Christ on the Cross; Sanders: Reproaches. Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Jennifer Routhier, alto; River Guard, Jason Lamont, tenors; Alex Halliday, bass; Toronto Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767- 6122. Free. Freewill offering will be taken. Religious service. ●●4:00: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. Good Friday Concert: Music and Readings for a Most Holy Day. John Johnson, saxophone; Beverley Johnston, percussion; Stephen Boda, organ; Lark Popov, piano; Eric N. Robertson, conductor; Rev. Peter Holmes and Colleen Burns, narrators. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome. ●●4:00: St. Paul’s Anglican Church (Uxbridge). Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri. Cantorei Sine Nomine; Stuart Beaudoin, conductor/organ. 59 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge. 705-357-3299. ; free(child). Religious service. ●●7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Pietà: Music and Poetry for Good Friday. Works by Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Michael Bach, Buxtehude, Tavener, Rachmaninoff and others. Metropolitan Festival Choir; Rezonance Baroque Ensemble and other players; Patricia Orr, poet; Patricia Wright, conductor. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. ; (18 and under). ●●7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. Requiem. Duruflé: Requiem; Motets by Gounod, Fauré and Poulenc. Guests: Jillian Yemen, mezzo; Jonathan Kirby, bass. Church of St. Aidan, 2423 Queen St. E. 416-690-5503 or bit.ly/TBCDurufle. /(adv); (7- 18)/.50(adv); free(under 7). ●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Sacred Music for a Sacred Space. Works by Messiaen, Poulenc, Martin, Kodàly, Rachmaninoff and others. David Fallis, conductor; Ezra Burke, associate conductor. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416- 408-0208. -; (Voxtix for 30 and under). Wheelchair accessible. Also Apr 17. ●●8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. The Passion According to Saint John. Bach: Saint John Passion. Bud Roach, tenor; Bob Knight, bass; Ron Greidanus, harpsichord and conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church (Georgetown), 116 Main St. S., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. . With orchestra. ●●8:00: Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto. Vesuvius Ensemble: Easter Procession. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416- 356-5016. ; free(child). ●●8:00: Marsyas Trio. In the Theatre of Air. North America Tour 2019. Farrenc: Piano Trio in e Op.45; Beach: Pastorale & Caprice “The Water Sprites” Op.90; Tann: In the Theatre of Air; Musgrave: Canta Canta for alto flute, cello and piano. Marsyas Trio (Helen Vidovich, flute; Valerie Welbanks, cello; Olga Stezhko, piano). Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532- 3019. /(adv); /(sr/st/adv). ●●8:30: Aga Khan Museum. Hamza Akram Qawwal and Brothers. Qawwali (improvisational Sufi vocal tradition). 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; .50(sr/st); (friends of the museum). Saturday April 20 ●●6:00: Swing Out Music. A Time for Love: The Songs of Tony Bennett. Joel Sheridan, vocalist; Attila Fias, piano. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. 416-792-7725. PWYC (- minimum). ●●7:00: Salvation Army North York Temple. The Glory of Easter. Resurgam; Cross- Rhythms. The Canadian Staff Songsters; North York Temple Band. North York Temple, 25 Centre Ave., North York. 647-869- 6035. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Joélle Harvey, soprano; Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto; Pietà Music and Poetry for Good Friday Featuring the Metropolitan Festival Choir, Rezonance Baroque Ensemble and other players, conducted by Patricia Wright Patricia Orr, poet Music by Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Michael Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, John Tavener, Sergei Rachmaninoff and others GOOD FRIDAY APRIL 19, 2019, 7:30 P.M. Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street East Toronto, Ontario @metunitedmusic @metropolitanunitedto TICKETS: / AGES 18 AND UNDER www.metunited.org or call 416-363-0331 ext. 26 NINE SPARROWS ARTS FOUNDATION PRESENTS THE GOOD FRIDAY CONCERT Music and Readings for a Most Holy Day FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2019 | 4PM SPECIAL GUESTS: John Johnson Saxophone Beverley Johnston Percussion FEATURING: Stephen Boda, Organ Lark Popov, Piano Choirs and Organ Eric N. Robertson, Conductor Rev. Peter Holmes and Colleen Burns, narrators YORKMINSTER PARK BAPTIST CHURCH 1585 Yonge Street | 416-922-1167 | ADMISSION FREE thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2019 | 49

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