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Volume 27 Issue 7 | May 20 - July 12, 2022

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Live or Live Streamed | May 20 to July 12, 2022 Friday June 3 ● 6:00: Browntasauras Records. Nick Maclean Quartet Featuring Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Jacob Wutzke, drums. Old Church Theatre, 940 Bonisteel Rd., Trenton. 613-848- 1411. .25. ● 7:00: Fermata Ensemble. Concert for Ukraine. Brahms: Two Intermezzi from Op. 117; and works by Brahms, Debussy, Elgar, Stanford, Saint-Saëns, and others. Fermata Ensemble; Amy Auerbakh, piano. Thornhill Baptist Church, 8018 Yonge St., Thornhill. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/concert-forukraine-tickets-312651919307. . Proceeds to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation for the purpose of providing humanitarian relief to Ukraine. ● 7:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. Composed by Errol Gay. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Berkeley Castle Courtyard, 2 Berkeley St. www.canadianchildrensopera.com/Alice. ; (18 years and younger). Also Jun 4(7pm), 5(3pm & 5pm). ● 7:00: SWEA Toronto. Jenny Lind Concert. Works by Thrane, Lindblad, Grieg, Britten, and others. Tessan-Maria Lehmussaari, soprano; Silja Levander, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-751-5297. . Includes concert folllowed by refreshments. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company/Amplified Opera/Nightwood Theatre/Theatre Gargantua. The Queen in Me. Created and performed by Teiya Kasahara 笠 原 貞 野 (they/them). Featuring music from La Bohème, Lucia di Lammermoor, Macbeth, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Rigoletto, Salome, and The Magic Flute. Canadian Opera Company Theatre, 227 Front St. E. 416-363-8231 or 1-800- 250-4653. TBA. Also Jun 2, 4. ● 8:00: Choir! Choir! Choir!Never Stop Singing! Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, creative directors. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. https://masseyhall.mhrth.com/tickets/ccc. Pre-sale code: NEVERSTOPSINGING. General admission. ● 8:00: SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival. In Concert: The Kinsey Sicks Dragapella. Concert Hall, Masonic Temple, 888 Yonge St. 416-694-6900 or www. singtoronto.com. ; (underfunded). Saturday June 4 ● 2:15: Anthroposophy in Toronto. Eurythmy Class. Lois Macaulay, performance eurythmist; Etsuko Kimura, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-921-1043 or lois@ bellnet.ca. /class or 5 for 8-class series. Space is limited. Also May 14, 21, 28, June 11. ● 3:00: SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival. Intro to the Spoken Word (Workshop). Dwayne Morgan helps participants create a piece of original spoken word, from the original idea to writing, editing, and the use of the voice to communicate meaning and intention. Concert Hall, Masonic Temple, 888 Yonge St. 416-694-6900 or www.singtoronto.com. $20; $12(underfunded). ● 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Untravelled Worlds. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-932-8666 or www. torontochildrenschorus.com/performances. . ● 3:30: Toronto City Opera. Cavalleria rusticana. See Jun 2. Also Jun 5(3pm). ● 4:00: Hamilton Children’s Choir. Our Song Is a Journey. Featuring the Ilumini Ensemble. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. www.hamiltonchildrenschoir.com. .23. ● 4:00: SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival. Unlocking Creativity Through Improvisation (Workshop). Using the musical tools we already possess, this workshop uses games and exercises to demonstrate how anyone can create music in the momenta to writing, editing, and the use of the voice to communicate meaning and intentionult. Concert Hall, Masonic Temple, 888 Yonge St. 416-694-6900 or www.singtoronto.com. $20; $12(underfunded). ● 6:00: Drom Taberna. George Crotty Trio. George Crotty, cello; Jon Chapman, bass; Matias Recharte, drums. 458 Queen St. W. 647-748-2099. . ● 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSO Chamber Soloists. John Corigliano: Soliloquy for Clarinet and String Quartet; Arturo Márquez: Clarinet Quintet (World Première/TSO Commission). Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; Jonathan Crow, violin; Eri Kosaka, violin; Alejandro Valdepeñas, viola; Josué Valdepeñas, cello. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855- 593-7769. Admission is included in the price of the TSO concert ticket for the scheduled performance. Seating is limited, and latecomers will not be admitted after the performance start time. ● 7:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. See Jun 3. Also Jun 5(3pm & 5pm). ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company/Amplified Opera/Nightwood Theatre/Theatre Gargantua. The Queen in Me. Created and performed by Teiya Kasahara 笠 原 貞 野 (they/them). Featuring music from La Bohème, Lucia di Lammermoor, Macbeth, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Rigoletto, Salome, and The Magic Flute. Canadian Opera Company Theatre, 227 Front St. E. 416-363-8231 or 1-800- 250-4653. TBA. Also Jun 2, 3. ● 7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. United with Ukraine. Beethoven: Selections from Symphony No.7 and Egmont Overture; and other works. Counterpoint Community Orchestra; Natalya Gennadi, soprano. Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough Dr. 647- 970-8057. Free. Donations welcome. ● 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra. For Not the Status Quo. Chopin: Nocturne Op.9 No.2; Chopin (arr. Godowsky): Etude “Revolutionary”for the left hand; Poulenc: Sonata for flute & piano; Beethoven: Sonata for Violin & Piano “Kreutzer”. Younggun Kim, piano; Sarah Yunji Moon, flute; Sharon Lee, violin. Emmanuel United Church (Willowdale), 349 Kenneth Ave., North York. www.kcso. ca. -. ● 7:30: The Annex Singers. Songflight. Songs of hope and renewal. Vivaldi: Gloria; and works by Morley, Willan, Quartel, Case, and The Beatles. Melanie Conly, soprano; Lyndsay Promane, mezzo; Joshua Clemenger, tenor; Maria Case, artistic director. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. www.annexsingers.com. -. LIVE & STREAMED. ● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Sultans of String with Special Guest Saskia Tomkins. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. www.acousticharvest.ca. (advance only). ● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Orchestral Fireworks: A 50th Anniversary Celebration. Respighi: The Pines of the Appian Way from The Pines of Rome; Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks; Haydn: Symphony No.59 in A “Fire Symphony”. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. mississaugasymphony.ca. ; (sr); (ages 16-26); (ages 15 and under). ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Jazz From Around the World: Joey Alexander Quartet & Selçuk Suna Quartet. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -0. ● 8:00: SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival. In Concert: Take 6, presented by Raymond James. Concert Hall, Masonic Temple, 888 Yonge St. 416- 694-6900 or www.singtoronto.com. ; (underfunded). ● 8:00: Tapestry Opera/OCAD University. R.U.R. A Torrent of Light. See May 24. Also Jun 5(4pm). Untravelled Worlds June 4th | 3:00PM St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts KinderNotes, Training Choirs, Main Choir & Toronto Youth Choir 22/23 Season Auditions Waitlist available for ages 6 to 9 Slots open for ages 10 and up Available spots on June 7th, 11th, 12th & 18th More information at torontochildrenchorus.com 34 | May 20 - July 12, 2022 thewholenote.com

Concerts Lunchtime at 12:15 Mondays ● 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. ¡Primavera Barrocca! Explore the musical exchanges between Europe and Latin America in the 17th and 20th centuries. Ariel Ramirez: Missa criolla; and other works. Rodrigo Chavez, charango & percussion; Ernesto Cardenas, voice & quena; Julia Seager Scott, triple harp; Ben Grossman, percussion. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-763-1695. Pay What You Choose: , $20, . Masks required. Distanced audience limited to 50% capacity. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Oundjian Conducts Brahms. See Jun 1. Also Jun 5(3pm, George Weston Recital Hall). ● 9:00: Browntasauras Records. Nick Maclean Quartet Featuring Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Jacob Wutzke, drums. Sugar Run, 33 Queen St. S., Kitchener. 416-389- 2643. $20; (adv); (st/musicians/arts workers). Sunday June 5 ● 2:00: Estonian Music Week. Collegium Musicale. Endrik Üksvärav, conductor. Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa. www.eventbrite.ca/e/collegiummusicale-ottawa-tickets-326037796827. . ● 3:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. See Jun 3. Also Jun 5(5pm). ● 3:00: Collingwood Music Festival. Fundraising Event. Strauss: Enoch Arden. Ben Heppner, narrator; Daniel Vnukowski, piano. Windrush Estate Winery, 3100 Concession Road 3, Palgrave. 705-416-1317 or collingwoodfestival.com. TBA. ● 3:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Live Concert June 5th 3:00 pm at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre Intersections: Life Changing Meetings Performing Artists: Andrew Haji Andrea Ludwig Lauren Margison Giles Tomkins Ilana Zarankin Rosebud String Quartet For more details visit: www.offcentremusic.com Intersections. Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Dvořák, Mahler, Schubert, and Shostakovich. Lauren Margison, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Haji, tenor; Giles Tomkins, bass-baritone; Inna Perkis, piano; Kathryn Tremills, piano; Boris Zarankin, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. www.offcentremusic.com. .93-.06. ● 3:00: Tapestry Chamber Choir. Songs of Spirit. Andrew Balfour: Ambe; Greg Jasperse: Oh How Beautiful, This Finely Woven Earth; Ennio Morricone: Nella fantasia; Gerald Finzi: My Spirit Sang All Day; Mark Sirett: The Parting Glass. Tapestry Chamber Choir and Soloists; George Vandikas, piano; Harrison Vandikas, violin. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Newmarket), 484 Water St., Newmarket. 905-853- 7186 or tapestrychoir@gmail.com. $20. ● 3:00: Toronto City Opera. Cavalleria rusticana. See Jun 2. ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Oundjian Conducts Brahms. See Jun 1. George Weston Recital Hall, Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375 or 1-855-593- 7769. Starting at . ● 4:00: Coro San Marco. La Mia Terra Lontana / My Distant Homeland. A concert celebrating migrants and refugees from women composers and poets. Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. www.villacharities.com/coro. . ● 4:00: Soundstreams. Celebrtating R. Murray Schafer. Schafer: Aubade for Two Voices (from And the Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon); The Fall Into Light (from Three Hymns); String Quartet No.12; Two Sisters: Isis & Nephthys (from Ra); Epitaph for Moonlight Fire; The Death of Shalana. Molinari Quartet; Choir 21; David Fallis, conductor. Grace Church on-the- Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. https://soundstreams. kindful.com/. Free. ● 4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Coronation Evensong. Religious service. Followed directly by words and music for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at 4:45pm. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769- 568 or www.stolaves.ca. Contributions appreciated. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee follows Evensong. LIVE & ONLINE. ● 4:00: Tapestry Opera/OCAD University. R.U.R. A Torrent of Light. See May 24. ● 4:45: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Joy in June. A seasonal tribute to Her Majesty in words and music. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-568 or www. stolaves.ca. Contributions appreciated. Coronation Evensong service at 4pm. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee follows Evensong. LIVE & ONLINE ● 5:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. See Jun 3. ● 7:00: Browntasauras Records. Nick Maclean Quartet Featuring Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Jacob Wutzke, drums. Drom Monday June 6, 7:30p.m Trinity St.Paul’s Center, 427 Bloor St. W. Questions? Contact admin@trioarkel.com https://trioarkel.eventbrite.ca/ Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. 647-748-2099. PWYC. ● 7:30: SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival. In Concert: Mass Choir Event. Paradise Theatre, 1006 Bloor St. W. 416-694-6900 or www.singtoronto.com. ; (underfunded); (performance package); -(mass choir particpant). 12:30- 3:00: group clinics; 3-5: mass choir dress rehearsal. Monday June 6 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Jason Wilson’s Ashara featuring Carl Harvey. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 8:00: Trio Arkel. Légende. Ravel: String Quartet; Caplet: Conte fantastique for harp June 6 - Jason Wilson Band June 13 - Elaine Lau, Homelands June 20 - Jordan Klapman, 4Known June 27 - Andrew Sords & Cheryl Duvall Admission: PWYC Church of the Holy Trinity www.musicmondays.ca égende PRESENTS L Conte fantastique harp and string quartet by Caplet Haydn Trio op.53 no.1 and String Quartet by Ravel With guest artists Heidi Elise Bearcroft, harp Emily Kruspe, violin Kathleen Kajioka, narrator Asset Managment thewholenote.com May 20 - July 12, 2022 | 35

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