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Volume 27 Issue 6 | April 15 - May 27, 2022

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Vol 27 No. 6. Here’s some of it: “Growing up in a house full of riches” – the Kanneh-Masons; “As if the music knows what it is doing” – J.S. Bach; “Better experienced than described” – Women from Space; “Stories set in prehistoric times are notoriously difficult to pull off without invoking nervous laughter” – Orphan Song; “To this day when I look at an audience, there’s some part of me that sees a whole bunch of friendly teddy bears wearing bow-ties” – Boris Brott. …. etc

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Live or Live Streamed | April 15 to May 27, 2022 from $15(streamed tickets). All tickets must be purchased in advance. ● 7:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/ TO Live. United for Ukraine. Benefit concert for Canada-Ukraine Foundation. Performances by Vasyl Popadiuk; Sonia Rodriguez and Principal Dancers of The National Ballet of Canada; Red Sky Performance; Vesnivka Ukrainian Women’s Choir; Lara Ciekiewicz, soprano; Natalya Gennadi, soprano; James McLennan, tenor; Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School. Meridian Hall, 1 Front Street, Toronto. TOLive.com or 416-366-7723 .75-6. Ticket purchase offers an opportunity for a further donation KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA VOICES CHAMBER CHOIR in-person, streamed and recorded Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868-9177. ; (st/youth). Wednesday April 27 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Organ Concert. Aaron James, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680 or www.organixconcerts.ca. Suggested freewill offering of . ● 8:00: Reid’s Distillery. Fuat Tuaç Live @ Reid’s Distillery. 32 Logan Ave. 416-465-4444. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gimeno & Dvořák’s “New World”. Luis Ramirez: Mi Piñata - Celebration Prelude (World Premiere); Martinů: The Rock; Hans Abrahamsen: Concerto for Horn & Orchestra (North American Premiere); Dvořák: Symphony No.9 in e Op.95 “From the New World”. Stefan Dohr, horn; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375 or 1-855-593-7769. Starting at . Also Apr 28, 30. ● 8:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Lights the Way. Gary K. Thomas: The Cat and Mouse Tango; Gary K. Thomas: Flip Flops; Traditional: A Moonlight Night on the Spring River (arr. Edward Jiang); and other works. Stewart Goodyear, piano; Angela Hewitt, piano; Lang Lang, piano; Jan Lisiecki, piano; Tony Yike Yang, piano; and others. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. RSVP: www.rcmusic.com/celebrate. Info: www. rcmusic.com/piano. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. Thursday April 28 ● 1:30: Music in the Afternoon. Chamber Music Concert. Works by Borodin, Prokofiev, and Jessie Montgomery. Viano String Quartet (Lucy Wang, violin; Hao Zhou, violin; Aiden Kane, viola; Tate Zawadiuk, cello). Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. wmct. on.ca or 416-923-7052. (live); (online). LIVE & ONLINE. ● 7:00: Magisterra at the Museum/Museum London. First Ladies. Bacewicz: String Quartet No.3; Auerbach: T’filah; Zwilich: Romance; Pejakevic: Piano Quintet. Museum London, 421 Ridout St. N., London. eventbrite.ca/e/ magisterra-at-the-museum-first-ladies-tickets-168951734185. ; (sr); $15(st with id); (young adult pass-30 and under); April 28 at 8 pm PENDERECKI STRING QUARTET ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Penderecki String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in f Op.20 No.5; Marjan Mozetich: Lament in the Trampled Garden; Penderecki: Quartet No.4; Dvořák: Quartet in A-flat Op.105. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or www.musictoronto.com. .50-. ● 8:00: Soundstreams/Signal Theatre/ National Arts Centre. A Love Song to Toronto. Claude Vivier: Love Songs; Shiraz; Cinq Chansons pour percussion; Christopher WOMEN’S MUSICAL CLUB OF TORONTO APRIL 28 | 1.30 PM VIANO STRING QUARTET 416-923-7052 wmct.on.ca 28 | April 15 - May 27, 2022 thewholenote.com

Mayo: Oceano Nox. Ryan Scott, percussion; Michael Greyeyes, choreographer. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 73 Simcoe St. www.rcmusic.com/tickets/seats/218801. .25-.75. ● 8:00: TD Sunfest/Wolf Performance Hall. Tanika Charles. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. www.sunfest.on.ca. ; (adv). ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gimeno & Dvořák’s “New World”. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855-593-7769. Starting at . See Apr 27 for details. Friday April 29 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Friday Noontime Recital. Holst: The Planets (transcr. Millar) and works by Gougeon, Debussy, and Wagner. Gregory Millar, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 73 Simcoe St. www. standrewstoronto.org/events/music-at-standrews-2/. Free. Donations welcome. LIVE & ONLINE. ● 7:30: Annette Studios. Nocturnes. Sean Clarke: New Work (premiere); Anna Höstman: New Work (premiere); and works by Satie, Linda Catlin Smith, and Jonathan Bailey Holland. Cheryl Duvall, piano. 566 Annette St. Annettestudios@gmail.com. ; (arts workers/st/st); (livestream). LIVE & ONLINE. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Dwayne Gretzky. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. www.tickets. brampton.ca or 905-874-2800. From . ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Royal Conservatory Orchestra Series: Johannes Debus Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op.77; Haydn: Symphony No.88 in G Hob1.88; Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin Op.19a BB82 Sz73a (suite from pantomime). Ji Soo Choi, violin. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. rcmusic.com/performance. -. Saturday April 30 ● Apr 30: Leaside United Church. Virtual Variety Show 2022. A variety of virtual acts: song, instrumental, humour, drama, athletic, hobby, etc. www.leasideunited.com or virtualvariety2022@gmail.com. All ages welcome! ONLINE. ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert. Shostakovich: Overture on Russian and Kyrghyz Folk Themes; Ustvolskaya: Symphonic Poem No.2; Prokofiev: Symphony No.5 in B-flat. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra; Simon Rivard, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855-593- 7769 or www.TSO.ca. Starting at . ● 7:30: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. International Jazz Day: The Music of Oscar Peterson. Curated by Céline Peterson. Jeff Hamilton, drums; Ulf Wakenius, guitar; Dave Young, bass; Robi Botos, piano. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Cairns Recital Hall, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868- 9177. ; (st/youth). ● 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra. Keeping Promises Festival: Spring Into Summer. Mozart: Quintet in E-flat for Piano and Winds K452; and works by Vivaldi and Piazzolla for strings. Sharon Lee, conductor. St. George Anglican Church, 5350 Yonge St. www.kcso.ca. $15-. ● 7:30: Mississauga Chamber Singers. Gloria. Vivaldi: Gloria RV589; Vivaldi: Kyrie in g; Bach: Missa in F BWV233. Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Rachel Miller, alto; Matthew Cassils, bass; Mississauga Chamber Singers; Chamber Orchestra. Christ First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga. 905-456- 3441. ; (under 18). Limited tickets will be sold in order to maintain social distancing. ● 7:30: Rose Orchestra. A Grand Decade. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in d; Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Wagner: Wagner: Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung. The Rose Orchestra; Ron Greidanus, piano; Samuel Tam, conductor. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. www.tickets.brampton.ca or 905- 874-2800. . ● 7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. Star Songs. A celebration of stars and the night sky. World premiere by Cree composer Andrew Balfour and works by Eleanor Daley, Morten Lauridsen, Kurt Weill, Paul Halley and others. Jenny Crober, conductor; Elizabeth Acker, collaborative pianist; Colleen Allen, sax; Shawn Grenke, organ; Jamie Drake, percussion. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. www.vocachorus.ca. ; $15. ● 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Handel’s Messiah. Sara Schabas, soprano; Kathleen Promane, alto; Adam Luther, tenor; Johnathon Kirby, bass; Voices Chamber Choir; Ron Cheung, choral director; Kristian Alexander, conductor; Michael Berec, host. SMSV Cultural Centre, 3300 Hwy 7, Markham. 905-604-8339 or KSOrchestra.ca. - . LIVE, ONLINE OR RECORDED. ● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. The Best of MSO Opera. Opera excerpts. Bizet: Carmen; Puccini: La bohème; Verdi: La traviata. Cristina Pisani, soprano; Romulo Delgado, tenor‍; Christopher Dunham, baritone. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. mississaugasymphony.ca. -; -(sr); (ages 16-26); (ages 15 and under). ● 8:00: New Music Concerts. Swara Sutras: A Toronto Śabdagatitāra. The crossing over (tāra) of methods of making (gati) sound (śabda). Juro Kim Feliz: New Work; Sandeep Bhagwati: New works by the Swara Sutra Ensemble. Sandeep Bhagwati, creator; Juro Kim Feliz, composer. The Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. www.newmusicconcerts. com or 416-961-9594. Introduction at 7:15pm. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Power Corporation of Canada Vocal Concerts Series. Sir Bryn Terfel, baritone; Natalia Kayukova, piano. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. rcmusic.com/performance. -5. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Songbird North Series. Temerty Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. rcmusic.com/performance. . ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gimeno & Dvořák’s “New World”. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855-593-7769. Starting at . See Apr 27 for details. Sunday May 1 ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. La traviata. See Apr 23. Also May 3, 7(4:30pm), 12, 18, 20. At 7:30 unless otherwise noted. ● 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Fewer Plays Vivaldi. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Kevin Lau: Le Petit Prince, Concert Suite No.2 (World premiere); Respighi: The Pines of Rome. Mark Fewer, leader & violin; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. www.niagarasymphony.com or 905-688-0722 or 905-688-5601 x3700 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (arts worker); $15(st & youth). ● 3:00: North York Concert Orchestra. Dvořák Cello Concerto. Joseph Johnson, cello. Pan Pacific Ballroom, 900 York Mills Rd., North York. 1-888-687-6926. $15-. ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Taylor Academy Concerts Series: Academy Chamber Orchestra. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. rcmusic.com/performance. Free. Proof of vaccination required. ● 4:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. On the Horizon. Chamber Choir & Toronto Youth Choir. Ismaili Centre, 49 Wynford Drive. www. torontochildrenschorus.com. ● 7:00: Nagata Shachu. Kazé (Wind). Toki Tatara, shinobue (bamboo (flute); Nagata Shachu (Kiyoshi Nagata, Aki Takahashi, Naoya Kobayashi, Andrew Siu, Kevin Xi-Zhao He, Briana Lee, and Marie Gavin). Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Ct. www. ticketweb.ca/event/kaz-wind-by-nagatashachu-japanese-canadian-cultural-centretickets/11612525. ; (JCCC member). On the Horizon May 1st | 4:00PM The Ismaili Centre Toronto Chamber Choir & Toronto Youth Choir 22/23 Season Auditions New chorister auditions have opened! May 28th & 29th | June 11th & 12th More information at torontochildrenchorus.com thewholenote.com April 15 - May 27, 2022 | 29

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