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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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mozartproject.ca. ; (st). ●●2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Drew Jurecka Trio. Jazz trio with violin, piano, and bass. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953- 5122. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Celebrating Walter Buczynski. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. BEETHOVEN’S BEST APRIL 28, 2019 | 3PM CELEBRATING CHAMBER MUSIC GENIUS ●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Beethoven’s Best. Beethoven: Piano Trio Op.1 No.1; Violin Sonata No.10 Op.96; Chan Ka Nin: I think I Shall Never See. Guest: Mayumi Seilor, violin. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (under 30); (st). ●●3:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. The Merry Widow. Music by Franz Lehár. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano (Anna Glawari); Michael Nyby, baritone (Count Danilo Danilovitsch); Matt Chittick, tenor (Camille); Gregory Finney, baritone (Baron Mirko Zeta); Daniela Agostino, soprano (Valencienne); Larry Beckwith, music director; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -. Also Apr 23, 24, 26, 27. ●●3:30: Music Gallery. Sounding Difference. Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204- 1080. Free. ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. The Hunt: Mozart & Haydn. See Apr 25. Also Apr 30(George Weston Recital Hall). ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Tribute to Art Blakey. Brian Barlow Quintet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Academy Chamber Orchestra. String students from The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists come together as the Academy Chamber Orchestra. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Lisa Fischer. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -; .95-0.95 (dinner & A. Concerts in the GTA show package). ●●7:30: MCS Chorus Mississauga. G. F. Handel and the Italian Baroque. Handel: Chandos Anthem No.9; Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus; Pergolesi: Magnificat. MCS Chorus Chamber Choir; Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Lillian Brooks, mezzo; MCS Chamber Orchestra. St. Hilary’s Anglican Church, 2055 Hurontario St., Mississauga. 905-278-7059 or info@mcschorus.ca. ; (st under 18). LUMINARIES Gilles Tremblay April 28 | Oliphant Theatre www.NewMusicConcerts.com ●●8:00: New Music Concerts. Luminaries. Tremblay: Envoi for solo piano and ensemble; Boulez: Le Marteau sans maître for voice and six instruments. Louise Bessette, solo piano; Patricia Green, mezzo; New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, director (Tremblay); Brian Current, director (Boulez). Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961- 9594. ; (sr/arts workers); (st). 7:15pm: pre-concert talk. LUMINARIES Pierre Boulez April 28 | Oliphant Theatre www.NewMusicConcerts.com ●●8:00: Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra. Planet Earth. Nielsen: Helios; Mendelssohn: The Hebrides; Dvořák: In Nature’s Realm; Sibelius: Symphony No.5; J. Strauss II: Roses from the South. Jessica Kun, conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811 or rhpo.ca. ; $24(sr). Tuesday April 30 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Songs of Ukraine. Andriana Chuchman, soprano; Hyejin Kwon, 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. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Otello. See Apr 27. Runs Apr 27-May 21. Start times vary. Luca Pisaroni and Thomas Hampson: No Tenors Allowed TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 8PM PRE-CONCERT TALK 7PM KOERNER HALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 www.rcmusic.com/performance ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Luca Pisaroni and Thomas Hampson: No Tenors Allowed. Some Enchanted Evening and works by Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Lehár, Webber, Rogers, Bernstein, and others. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -5. Pre-concert Talk at 7pm. THE HUNT: MOZART HAYDN & Apr 30, 2019 George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts tafelmusik.org ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Hunt: Mozart & Haydn. See Aor 25 for details. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. and up. Also at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre on Apr 25, 26, 27, 28(mat). Wednesday May 1 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Andrew Adair, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Sharon L. Beckstead, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. All welcome. ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Stomp the Floor. Métis Fiddler Quartet. 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. ●●6:30: Tongue in Cheek Productions. Democracy in Action. Natalya Gennadi, Teiya Kasahara, sopranos; Krisztina Szabó, Julie Nesrallah, mezzos; Romulo Delgado, tenor; and others. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 647-825-3151. ; (arts worker). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Murray Perahia. Murray Perahia, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. 0. Pre-concert talk at 7pm. Thursday May 2 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: 2019 Festival Preview. Toronto Summer Music Festival; Jonathan Crow, artistic 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. WOMEN’S MUSICAL CLUB OF TORONTO MAY 2, 2019 | 1.30 PM ROLSTON STRING QUARTET 416-923-7052 wmct.on.ca ●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. Music in the Afternoon: Rolston String Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet No.19 in C K465; R. Murray Schafer: String Quartet No.2; Beethoven: String Quartet No.13 in B-flat Op.130. Ralston String Quartet (Luri Lee, violin; Emily Kruspe, violin; Hezekiah Leung, viola; Jonathan Lo, cello). Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 52 | April 1 – May 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052 or wmct. on.ca. . ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. La bohème. See Apr 17. Also May 4(4:30pm), 5(2pm), 7(7:30pm). ●●7:30: TO Live. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert. Movie screening with live symphony orchestra. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855- 872-7669. -1. Also May 3, 4. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Anoushka Shankar. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -0. Friday May 3 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. R. Strauss: Violin Sonata in E-flat Op.18; Schubert: Rondo in b for violin and piano D895 Op.70 “Rondo brillant”. Royce Rich, violin; Jeanie Chung, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Otello. See Apr 27. Runs Apr 27-May 21. Start times vary. ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night and Waterbird Talk. Music by Dominick Argento. Brianna DeSantis, soprano (Miss Havisham); Parker Clement, baritone (The Lecturer); Claire Harris, keyboard; William Shookhoff, pianist/music director. College St. United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Also May 4(Windsor, 7pm). ●●7:30: Scarborough Concert Band. Spring Concert. Keith Bohlender, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. scarboroughconcertband.ca. . ●●7:30: TO Live. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert. Movie screening with live symphony orchestra. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855- 872-7669. -1. Also May 2-4. ●●8:00: Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company. Impulso. El Sonido de mi Alma (Taranta); Torontontero (Tangos); Garnata (Granaina); El Camino (Alegrias); A mis padres (Rondeña); and other works. Esmeralda Enrique and José Maldonado, choreographers; Caroline Planté, Benjamin Barrile, guitars; Manuel Soto, Marcos Marin, vocalists; Derek Gray, percussion. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; -(sr/ st). Wheelchair accessible. Also May 4(8pm), 5(3pm). ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents: Din of Shadows. Music Gallery at 918 Bathurst, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. ; (members/st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Art of Time Ensemble: Doghouse Roses - The Words and Music of Steve Earle. Andy Maize, vocals; Susie Ungerlieder, vocals; Tom Wilson, vocals; Gregory Hoskins, vocals; Michael Ondaatje, reader; Rick Roberts, reader; Andrew Burashko, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. -. ●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Hatzis and Beethoven. Hatzis: Arabesque for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra; Beethoven: Sinfonia Op.127a. Andréa Tyniec, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-499- 0403 or online at sinfoniatoronto.ca. ; (sr); (st). SINFONIA TORONTO ANDRÉA TYNIEC, Violinist Hatzis & Beethoven May 3 8 pm Toronto Centre for the Arts sinfoniatoronto.com ●●8:00: Tempus Choral Society. A Musical Celebration. Tempus4Us Children’s Choir; Tempus Jazz Choir; Brian L. Turnbull, music director; Jane Wamsley, accompanist. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 647-967- 6704 or tickets@tempuschoralsociety.com. . Also May 4(3pm). 2018-2019: The Colours of Early Music NIGHT GAMES MAY 3 & 4 at 8pm | May 5 at 3:30pm Tickets starting at $ 29! TorontoConsort.org ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Night Games. An irreverent evening of madrigal comedy. Works by Vecchi and Banchieri. Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, director/actor/dancer; Katherine Hill, artistic director; and others. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 964-6337. -. Also May 4 & 5 (3:30pm). Saturday May 4 ●●2:30: Bel Canto Singers. Royal Game of Thrones. Mozart: Mass in C; Beethoven: Hallelujah; Handel: Zadok the Priest; Wonder: Isn’t She Lovely; Beatles: Ob la di Ob la da and others. Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-737- 1475. ; (child under 12). Cash only at the door. Wheelchair accessible. ●●2:30: Music4Life Ensemble. Music for a Cure. Forest Brook Community Church, (sr); (st); free(child 12 and under); (Music4Life Supporter - goes to orchestra); (Music4Life Supporter - goes to orchestra). Concert benefit for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Free reception post concert. ●●2:30: Village Voices. Joy of Singing: Celebrating 30 Years of Singing. Hoagy Carmichael, A Choral Portrait; Moonglow; I Could Have Danced All Night; The Ground; River In Judea; and other works. Village Voices Chamber Choir; Village Voices Community Choir; Oksana Vignan, conductor; Robert Graham, piano. Markham Missionary Church, 5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. E., Markham. 905- 471-4464. ; (sr); (st); free(child under 12). Also 7:30pm. In Remembrance Saturday, May 4 | 3PM Toronto Centre for the Arts Ticket Information: torontochildrenschorus.com ●●3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. In Remembrance. Works by Bach, Brahms and others. Members of the Toronto Children’s Chorus. Guest: Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-932-8666 x231. .50-.50. ●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company. La bohème. See Apr 17. Also May 5(2pm), 7(7:30pm). ●●7:00: Singing Together 2019. A Celebration of Cultural Diversity. Multicultural choral concert with 7 choirs from different ethnic backgrounds. Chinese Canadian Choir of Toronto (Chinese); Coro San Marco (Italian); Joyful Singers (Korean); Nayiri Armenian Choir of Toronto (Armenian); Noor Children’s Choir (Armenian); Toronto Taiwanese Choir (Taiwanese Mandarin); Guest: Filipino Choir from St. Paschal Baylon Church (Leonina Magtibay, conductor). St. Paschal Baylon Church, 92 Steeles Ave. W., Thornhill. 416-399-9053 or 647-289-1954. . ●●7:30: Bel Canto Singers & Ruckus Choir. Royal Game of Thrones. Mozart: Mass in C; Beethoven: Hallelujah; Handel: Zadok the Priest; Wonder: Isn’t She Lovely; Beatles: Ob la di Ob la da and others. Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-737-1475. ; (child under 12). Cash only at the door. Wheelchair accessible. ●●7:30: Cor Unum Ensemble. Dido & Belinda. OperaQ; Ryan Patrick McDonald, countertenor (Dido); Camille Rogers, mezzo (Aeneas); Rebecca Genge, soprano (Belinda); Cor Unum Ensemble; Ruth Denton, conductor. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-371- 6999 or corunumensemble.com. ; (st/ arts workers). Also May 5. ●●7:30: Durham Youth Orchestra. Spring Concert. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e; Beethoven: Symphony No.5. Samantha Cardwell, violin. Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson St., Whitby. 905-579- 2401. . ●●7:30: Georgetown Choral Society. Play It Again Sam. Chris Dawes, accompanist. Georgetown Christian Reformed Church, 11611 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown. 905-877- 7795. . ●●7:30: Heather Dale. Sphere CD Release. Heather Dale, vocalist, piano, Irish folk instruments; Ben Deschamps, guitars, bass, keyboards; John Stadtlander, percussion; Amphis Chamber Strings. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-931-4724 or HeatherDale.com. -. Self-select pricing. Choose the price you can afford. ●●7:30: Milton Philharmonic Orchestra. May The Fourth Be With You. Works by John Williams. FirstOntario Arts Centre, 1010 Main St., Milton. 905-875-5399. ; (sr/st/child). ●●7:30: Missisauga Festival Choir. Building Bridges. Music from South Africa, South Asia and Canada’s Far North. Guests: Autorickshaw. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Islington. Saturday Night at the Movies. Thomas Gonder, organ. 3962 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-231-4014 or saintmatts.ca. . ●●7:30: Tallis Choir. Light Divine. Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church, 131 McCaul St. 416-286-9798 or boxoffice.tallischoir.com. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: TO Live. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert. Movie screening DIDO & BELINDA 7:30PM MAY 4 & 5 TRINITY COLLEGE CHAPEL 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 647-409-2274. ; corunumensemble.com thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2019 | 53

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