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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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Thursday April 11 ●●7:00: Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Haydn the Hooch. Robert Franz, conductor. Capitol Theatre (Windsor), 121 University Ave. W., Windsor. 519-973-1238 x2. . ●●8:00: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot in Concert. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. 9; (Hot Ticket members). Also Apr 12. ●●8:00: Folk Under The Clock. Lennie Gallant. Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough. 705-749- 1146. . Friday April 12 Cheng² Duo For tickets visit bravoniagara.org B. Concerts Beyond the GTA PRESENTS April 12, 7:30pm Stratus Vineyards, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON ●●7:30: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. Cheng² Duo: Passion and Fury. Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso Op.62; Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in d Op.40; Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano FP143; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Op.20. Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagaraon-the-Lake. 289-868-9177 or bravoniagara. org. -. ●●8:00: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot in Concert. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. 9; (Hot Ticket members). Also Apr 11. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Innovators Through the Centuries. Mozart: Symphony No.1 in E-flat; Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F; Bartók: Divertimento for Strings. Andrei Feher, conductor. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also Apr 10(Waterloo); 13(Cambridge). Saturday April 13 ●●3:00: 5 at the First Chamber Players. Music of Canadian Women. Archer: Four Duos for violin and cello; Coulthard: Sonata for violin and cello; Cummings: Our Strength, Our Song; Feldman: Pour un nuage violet, Ho: Kagura Fantasy; Morlock: Serpentine Paths; and other works. Mercer Duo. First Unitarian Church, Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton. 905-399-5125. ; (sr); (st). 5 at the First — PRESENTS — Music of Canadian Women Mercer Duo SAT, APR 13, 3PM Hamilton WWW.5ATTHEFIRST.COM ●●7:30: London Symphonia. Romantic Voyages. Pal: On the Double Concert Overture; Schumann: Cello Concerto in a Op.129; Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 “Scottish”. Thomas Wiebe, cello. Metropolitan United Church (London), 468 Wellington St., London. 226- 270-0910. ; (premium); (st). Premium provides best available views in reserved block of seating. ●●7:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. The Force Is with Us!: The Music of John Williams. Selections from the hit movies of John Williams. Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688- 0722. ; (sr); (st/child); (30 and under); (arts worker); (EyeGO). Also Apr 14(mat). ●●7:30: North Bay Symphony. Symphonie Fantastique. Ravel: Don Quichotte à Dulcinée; Fazal: Jerusalem; Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique. Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone. Capitol Centre, 150 Main St. E., North Bay. 705-474- 4747 or 1-888-834-4747. -; (st 13+ with id); free(child 12 and under with purchase of adult or student ticket). ●●7:30: Westben. David Newland. Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song. Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front St. S., Campbellford. 705-653-5508. . ●●7:30: Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Farewell Symphony - Leamington. Rival: Scherzo; Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring; Summer Night on the River; Haydn: Symphony No.45 “Farewell”; Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B-flat. Robert Franz, conductor. Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak St. E., Leamington. 519-973-1238 x2. ; (sr); (st); (youth). Pre-concert chat at 6:30pm. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Dave Young Trio. Music of Duke Ellington. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-569-1809. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Innovators Through the Centuries. Mozart: Symphony No.1 in E-flat; Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F; Bartók: Divertimento for Strings. Andrei Feher, conductor. Central Presbyterian Church (Cambridge), 7 Queens Sq., Cambridge. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also Apr 10(Waterloo); 12(Guelph). Sunday April 14 CALIDORE QUARTET Sunday, April 14, 2pm Art Gallery of Hamilton CHAMBER MUSIC HAMILTON.CA ●●2:00: Chamber Music Hamilton. Calidore String Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in F Op.77 No.2; C. Shaw: Entr”acte, minuet & trio; First Essay (Nimrod 2016); Beethoven: Quartet in c-sharp Op.131. Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St. W., Hamilton. 905-719-6457. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. The Force Is with Us!: The Music of John Williams. Selections from the hit movies of John Williams. Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-0722. ; (sr);(st/child); (30 and under); (arts worker); (EyeGO). Also Apr 13. ●●3:00: Westben. Schubert to a Tea. Songs and piano music of Schubert. Marjorie Maltais, mezzo; Dion Mazerolle, baritone; Brian Finley, piano. Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front St. S., Campbellford. 705-653-5508. . Includes tea and treats. ●●3:00: Whispering River Music. Soulfire Series: Song of Destiny. Mozart: Symphony No.40 in g K550 and works by Brahms, Wu, and Morehead. Whispering River Orchestra; Riversongs Festival Choir. Mary Street Centre, 24 Mary St., Parry Sound. 705-996-0736 or whisperingrivermusic.com. or PWYC. Tuesday April 16 ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Seven Deadly Sins: Naughty but Nice - Soundstreams Canada. Elizabeth Shepherd, vocals; Aviva Chernick, vocals; Robin Dann, vocals; Christopher Mayo, composer; Analia Llugdar, composer. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. -; -(faculty/staff); -(st). Wednesday April 17 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. Marty Smyth, Organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Robert Gruca, Classical Guitar. Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Capriccio diabolico Op.85a; Bach: Violin Sonata No.2 BWV1003; Mertz: Elegy; Barrios: Florida; Valse Op.8 No.3; Legnani: 7 Caprices; and others. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-569-1809. ; (st). Friday April 19 ●●7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Bach: St. Matthew Passion. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; Isaiah Bell, Evangelist; Daniel Okulitch, Christus; Estelí Gomez, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo and others. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519- 578-5660 x5290. -; (st/under 30); (child/HS student). Sunday April 21 ●●4:30: Music at St. Thomas’. A Violin, Organ and Classical Dance Concert. Sofia-Marie Bergeron, violin; Paola Bergeron, dance; Francine Nguyen-Savaria, organ. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church (Belleville), 201 Church St., Belleville. 613-962-3636. By donation. Tuesday April 23 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. In Concert. HMM Trio (Heidi Wall, piano, Marcus Scholtes, violin; Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, cello). KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Andromeda (formerly HMM) Trio. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-569-1809. ; (st). Thursday April 25 ●●7:30: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (member); (st). Friday April 26 ●●7:30: International Symphony Orchestra. Bold & Brassy. MacMillan: A Concert Overture; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6; Forte: Piezas Latino-Ibericans; Tchaikovsky: Coronation March; Dukas: Villanelle for Horn and Orchestra. Dinah Bianchi, horn. Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., Sarnia. 519-337-7775. ; (sr); (st). Also Apr 27(Port Huron, MI). ●●7:30: Organix Concerts/Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate. In Concert. Nicholas Capozzoli, organ; Organix Festival Brass Ensemble. Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, 28 Norfolk St., Guelph. 56 | April 1 – May 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. ; (RCCO members); free(18 and under). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Live by Request Vol. 2: Music from the Stage and Screen. John Morris Russell, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Apr 27. Saturday April 27 ●●10:30am: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Flowers Wake Up. KWS Musicians; Barbara Croall, storyteller. Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder St. S., Elmira. 519-745-4711 or 1-888- 745-4717. ; (child). Also May 4(Waterloo Region Museum); 11(Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts). Pre-concert activities at 10am. ●●2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Youth Orchestra Concert 3. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). ●●7:00: Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Annual Fundraiser - Una Serata Bella: Fiesta de España. Cambridge City Hall Atrium, 50 Dickson St., Cambridge. 519-716-5566. 0/(adv before Mar 31). Tax receipt for a portion of the ticket price. ●●7:30: Avanti Chamber Singers. The Road Home. Musical reflections on home and hospitality. Balfour: Ambe; Johnson: This House of Peace; Martin: They Will Pass Through the Land; Rutter: The Lord is My Shepherd; Paulus: The Road Home. Marta Agnieszka, oboe. St. Thomas Anglican Church (St. Catharines), 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines. 905-650-9962. /(adv); (sr); (st/eyeGo). ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. Gershwin Greats. Anna Shalaykevych, piano; Toronto Concert Orchestra; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. . ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. Gershwin Greats. Toronto Concert Orchestra; Kerry Stratton, M.C.; Anna Shalaykevych, piano; Marcus Scholtes, conductor. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(with new subscription to 2019/20 season). ●●7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Ravel and Stravinsky. Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2 in g; Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin; Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes. Stephen Sitarski, violin; Nathan Brock, conductor. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905- 526-7756. -. ●●7:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Snap Shots. Mozetich: Postcards from the Sky; Shostakovich: Concerto No.1 for Piano and Trumpet in c Op.35; Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings. Anastasia Rizikov, piano; Ira Zingraff, trumpet; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (sr); (st/child); (30 and under); (arts worker); (EyeGO). Also Apr 28(mat). ●●7:30: The Sault Symphony Orchestra. The Music of John Williams. John Wilkinson, conductor. Korah CVS Auditorium, 636 Goulais Ave., Sault Ste. Marie. 705-945-7181 x72777. ; (sr 65+); (st 12-18). ●●8:00: Gravenhurst Opera House. Luke McMaster: Icons of Soul Tour. 295 Muskoka Rd. S., Gravenhurst. 705-687-5550. ; (st). ORGANIX CONCERTS PRESENTS 19 A Music Series unlike any other www.organixconcerts.ca 416-571-3680 Nicholas Capozzoli with Organix Festival Brass Ensemble Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate Church - Guelph General Admission .00 - RCCO Members .00 All 18 years and younger are free In Collaboration with Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate Church Basilica of Our Lady ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. In Concert. Michael Lewin, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Recital. Beethoven: 32 Variations; Schumann: Fantasy in C; Piano Music from Latin America. Michael Lewin, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-569-1809. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Live by Request Vol. 2: Music from the Stage and Screen. John Morris Russell, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Apr 26. ●●8:00: Night Kitchen Too. In Concert. Invited musicians, poets and spoken word artists. Pinnacle Playhouse, 256 Pinnacle St., Belleville. 613-295-9115 or 613-849-1976. . ●●8:00: Timmins Symphony Orchestra. Choral Spectacular. Timmins Symphony Chorus; Timmins Concert Singers. St. Anthony’s Cathedral, 274 5th Ave., Timmins. 705-267-1006. (adult red ticket); (adult silver ticket); (under 30). Sunday April 28 ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Snap Shots. Mozetich: Postcards from the Sky; Shostakovich: Concerto No.1 for Piano and Trumpet in c Op.35; Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings. Anastasia Rizikov, piano; Ira Zingraff, trumpet; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (sr); (st/child); (30 and under); (arts worker); (EyeGO). Also Apr 27. ●●3:00: Chorus Hamilton. At the Movies Trilogy. Music from Hairspray, Mamma Mia, West Side Story, Singing in the Rain, and Wayne’s World. Erika Reiman, piano; David Holler, conductor. St. Paul’s United Church (Dundas), 29 Park St. W., Dundas. 905-318-9381. . ●●3:00: Jeffery Concerts. Brentano String Quartet with Dawn Upshaw, Soprano. Haydn: Quartet in C Op.20 No.2; Bartok: Quartet No.2; Respighi: Il tramonto; Schoenberg: String Quartet No.2. Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Ida Kavafian & Erin Keefe, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800. . JEFFERY CONCERTS Brentano String Quartet with Dawn Upshaw, soprano APRIL 28, 3:00PM LONDON brentanoquartet.com PRESENTS: JANE BUNNETT & MAQUEQUE APRIL 28, 8pm PETERBOROUGH markethall.org ●●8:00: International Jazz Day Peterborough. Jane Bunnett and Maqueque. Final stop of two-month tour of Europe and North America. Cuban jazz, standards and originals. Jane Bunnett, saxophone & flute; Maqueque, Cuban rhythm-driven vocal and multi-instrumental quintet. Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough. 705- 749-1146. ; 23(st). Wednesday May 1 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Chamber Music Concert. Winners from the Barrie Music Festival. Hiway Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Sing Me a Song. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B-flat; Dvořák: Serenade for Winds in d; Brahms: Serenade No.2 in A. James Mason, curator. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also May 3(Guelph); 4(Cambridge). Thursday May 2 ●●7:00: Magisterra Soloists. Eight! Brahms: String Sextet No.1 and works by Ferdinand Thieriot. Museum London Theatre, 421 Ridout St. N., London. 519-661-0333. ; (sr); (st); (child). ●●7:30: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Art of Time Ensemble: Doghouse Roses - The Words & 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. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (member); (st). Friday May 3 ●●12:00 noon: Westben. New Now: Antian Jiang: First-Friday Lunchtime Tick Talk. Haydn: Variations in f; Debussy: Pour le piano; Beethoven: Variations on an Original Theme in c WoO80; Liszt: Tarentella. Antian Jiang, piano. Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front St. S., Campbellford. 705-653-5508. PWYC. Sixty minute concert chat. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Sing Me a Song. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B-flat; Dvořák: Serenade for Winds in d; Brahms: Serenade No.2 in A. James thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2019 | 57

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