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Volume 3 Issue 7 - April 1998

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MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS

MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS FOR APRIL AND EARL V MAY, CONTINUED John Grabb Theatre, Cedarbrae Collegiate, 550 Markham Rd. 293-3981. ,. *** Scarborough Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Pirates of Penzance. Max Craddock, musical director; Frank Cairns, stage director. April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2: 8:00; April 26, May 3: 2:00. David & Mary Thomson Collegiate, 2740 Lawrence Ave E. 905-839-3411. ,. *** Scarborough Music Theatre. Follies. Book by James Goldman; music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. April 30 to May 2, May 7: 8:00; May 3: 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Road. 396-4049. ,. *** Stage Centre Productions. A Little Night Music. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by Hugh Wheeler. Begins April 30. Fairview Library · Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 299-5557. to . *** Streetsville Musicorp Inc. Celebration, the 20th Anniversary. Justus & Friends. April 23, 24 & 25: 8:00; April 26: 2:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 631 5 Montevideo Road, Mississauga. 905-821- 0090. , (group rates available). *** Tafelmusik. Mozart: Bastien et Bastienne. One-act opera performed in English. Programme includes some of Mozart's earliest instrumental compositions. Meredith Hall, soprano; James Taylor, tenor; Jeffrey Strauss, baritone. April 23, 24, 25: 8:00; April 26: 3:30. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337. to . *** Tapestry Music Theatre. Elsewhereless (world premiere). A new opera by Rodney Sharman and Atom Egoyan. April 23 to May 1 6 at 12 Alexander Street. With Benoit Boutet, Willy Grenzberg, Fides Krucker and Curtis Sullivan. 872-1212.-45. *** Toronto Operetta Theatre. Dandies of the Stage. Tribute to Noel Coward & Cole Porter. Kristine Anderson, Peter Blanchet, Richard Davidson, Curtis Sullivan, performers. May 3: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366- 7723.. *** Toronto Operetta Theatre. Gilbert & Sullivan: Yeomen of the Guard. Leslie Fagan, Elsie Maynard; Barbara Sadegur, Phoebe; Nina Scott-Stoddart, Dame Carruthers; Mark DuBois, Colonel Fairfax; Henry lngram, Jack Point; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director; Robin Wheeler, piano & music director. April 23, 24, 25: 8:00; April 26: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366-7723. to . *** Trinity 21 Productions: Music at Melrose. Voices of Spring ... the Language of Love. An evening of light classics and favourites from opera, operetta & the Broadway stage. Suzanne de Grandpre, soprano; Richard Valdez, tenor; David Murrell, piano. April 18: 8:00. Melrose Park Presbyterian Church, 250 Fairlawn Ave. 784-0799. , 0 (group rates available). *** U of T Faculty of Music Opera Division. An Evening of Operetta & Musical Theatre. May 1 & 2: 8:00. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. *** U of T Faculty of Music Opera Division. Puccini: La Boheme­ Workshop production. April 14: 4:00. Herman Geiger-Torel Room (078), 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. · . *** York Symphony Orchestra. Opera Gala. Arias & duets from celebrated operas. May 2: 8:00. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. . *** Yorkminstrels. Crazy For You. Music & lyrics by George Gershwin & lra Gershwin; book by Ken Ludwig·. April 25, 28, 29, 30 & May 2: 8:00; April 26 & May 3: 2:00. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 291-0600. to . Bewildered? Bothered? Bemused by New Music? Take Advantage of our Enjoy concerts in the 1997/98 Season with a professional composer as guide. Participating Presenters: New Music Concerts Esprit Orchestra Music Toronto Continuum Music Gallery Toronto Symphony Orchestra To book your own Hear new music Gain new insights Make new friends COMPOSER COMPANION call the Canadian Music Centre 961-4057 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

a ~ ETOBICOKE MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS proudly presents OKLAHOMA! Music by Richard Rodgers • Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd Based on the play "Green Grow the Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs • PERFORMANCE DATES: April24, 25, 26 May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 1998 Evenings: 8:00p.m. Sunday Matinees: 2:00 p.m. All Tickets ·00 Groups of 10 or more ·00 • • • 12:00 noon: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Music at Noon. Student concert spotlighting the improvisation and classical ensembles. DACARY Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4 700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Noonday Recital. Janet MacFarlane Peaker, org!ln. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. Free. • • • 7:30: Art Gallery of Ontario. All That's Jazz: Bill Gilliam Ensemble. Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. W. 979-6648. Free . with PWYC gallery admission. ••• 8:00: CMC Symphony of Celebration Op.97 #8. Coda: CMC Alumni Gala. Naida Cole, piano. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 487-0345. ,. • • • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Trumpet Greats with Gary Guthman. Works by Davis, Williams, James, Mendez, Berrigan, Gillespie, Hacket & Armstrong. Tommy Banks Band. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305- 7469. .89. ••• 8:00: University of Toronto Jazz Series. Jazz Orchestras. Phil Nimmons & Ron Collier, directors. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. · • •• 12:00 noon: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Piano reCital featuring students from the classical performance programme. DACARY Hall, 050 Mclaughlin Coll~ge, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • • 12:00 noon: Hart House Music Committee. Midday Mosaics. Concert of Spanish & Canadian music including Brown: Duo for Two Guitars. Danielle Gumming & Michael Bracken, classical guitars. Music Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-5362. Free. ••• 12:10: Music at University of Toronto. Thursday Noon Series: Music and Poetry. Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder. Mary Bella, soprano; John Hawkins, piano. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. • • • 7:30: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Vocal recital featuring Laura Pilarski, mezzo soprano & Michael Droettboom, baritone. Emmanuel College Chapel, 75 Queen's Park. 736-5186. Free. • • • 8:00: Andre Rieu, violin, in Concert. Johann Strauss Orchestra. Maple Leaf Gardens, 60 Carlton. 870- 8000. to . • • • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Helene ' Grimaud, piano. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . ••• 8:00: Music at University of Toronto. Student Composers. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • • • 8:00: On Stage at the Glenn Gould Studio. I Musici de Montreal. Works by Turina, Haydn, Verdi & Louie. Yuli Turovsky, conductor & cello. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • • • 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Artist Series: Jeffrey McFadden, guitar. Program to

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