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Volume 3 Issue 8 - May 1998

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·•· ETERA Announcements, auditions, lectures, master classes, workshops, etcetera 1998 TORONTO OPERETTA TORONTO MUSIC FESTIVAL. their upcoming season. 979-7621. May : THEATRE, DONAUSCHWABEN Amateur music students invited to ALL THE KING'S VOICES ANNOUNCEMENTS KLUB present Musical Journey compete in piano, accordion, invites new members to join them The RUTH WATSON Through Europe. Dinner, reserved guitar, string & woodwind classes. for their 98-99 eclectic season. Call HENDERSON CHORAL table; dance a waltz, polka or Awards & ,scholarships presented. 757-5512 to arrange an audition. COMPOSITION COMPETITION foxtrot; hear the great melodies May 1, 2 & 3. 789-7011 ext.250. PALESTRINA CHAMBER is accepting applications & sung by your charming hosts. May · .THORNHILL COMMUNITY CHORUS, Fabio Mastrangelo, submissions of SATB work for 31. 1686 Ellesmere Rd. & BAND, Nancy Stover, music dir., conductor, invites singers ages 18 chamber chorus. For competition McCowan. 465-2912. invites new members. High school to 25 to audition. call 789-4970. guidelines & application form, ONT. CHORAL FEDERATION proficiency, own band instrument. CORO GIUSEPPE VERDI, please call 416-363-7488. present~ Choral Carnival. Choral Particular openings for ba~soons, Giuseppe Macina, conductor, CLASSIC JAZZ SOCIETY OF garage sale,- Miniconcert Showcase, , horns, trumpets & percusston. No invites tenor voices to audition. TORONTO. Share your home with Leslie Bell Prize competition and auditions. Rehearsals every . Call 789-7011 ext.280. visiting jazz musicians, May, July moJe! May 30, lOam to 5pm. Tue.sday, Westmount Collegtate TORONTO WELSH MALE & October. Call 698-0336. Lansing United Church. 363-7488. Instttute. 905-738-4511. VOICE CHOIR, Thomas Bell, SCARBOROUGH COMMUNITY EXULT ATE CHAMBER WANTED: clarinet, flute, violin, music director, invites new singers CONCERT BAND, cond. Thomas SINGERS present May Madison classical guitar players for to audition. Call 905-763-0611. Dowling, welcomes new wind•or Madrigal Pub Night. Great evening orchestra. Music director: Juan VOICES invites tenors and basses percussion members. Rehearsals, of music & merrymaking. May 8, Tomas. Call 485-2056. , to join them. Proficient sightweekly, Samuel Heame Public 6:30- 10:30. 961-8382. . reading, choral experience. (Danforth/Pharmacy) 282-7973. ETOBICOKE COMMUNITY AUDITIONS Maritime tour, May 1998. Call Ron MISSISSAUGA SYMPHONY CONCERT BAND presents May 5 7:30: MUSIC THEATRE Cheung, 769-1345. ASSOCIATION presents Note Buy STARDUST at the CNE- an . ETOBICOKE. Information Night pro VOCE STUDIOS. Auditions Note: Purchase a piece of · evening of Big Band Dancing with for MTE's February '99 production now for summer productions of Beethoven's Fifth. In conjunction bandleader John. Liddle, guest of Anything Goes. Auditions: May Puccini: Suor Angelica & Pergolwith 1st Annual Fun Run: 8 km trumpeter FrankEvans & vocal 12, 15 & 17. 416-742-9151. · esi: La Serva Padrona. 960-0472 Run or 3 km Walk. May 31, jazz group The Consonants. June 5 May 15, 2:00 to 6:00: TORONTO 9:00am. 905-274-1571. & 6, 8:00 till midnight, Fountain OPERA REPERTOIRE 1999 'QUEEN CITY JASS SOqETY Ba!lr~om , Queen Elizabeth season Soloist Auditions. Tentative 5th annual Spring Mini Festival A Bmldmg. 233-6639. . programme: Verdi: Masked Ball; Tribute to W. C. Handy in Niagara Remembering Grela: A Memorial Rigoletto; Mozart: Don Giovanni; Falls, New York, May 17 1 pm- 8 Tribute to Greta Kraus. Waiter Marriage of Figaro (excerpts). Call pm. Complete day trip package by Hall, 80 Queen's Park. May 8, 698-3287 to arrange an audition. C. C. Rider Tours incl. coach and 2:30. 978-3744. Through early June: TORONTO concert. For reservations & more COLUMBUS CENTRE lOTH CHILDREN'S CHORUS invites information, call 416-961-0924. · children ages 6 to 15 to audition, for LECTURES May 3 2:00: St. Michael's College lOth Annual Alumni Opera Lecture. Father Owen Lee, C.S.B.: "Two Operas of Verdi. " 121 St. Joseph St. 926-7260. . May 11 7:30: Arraymusic ETCETERA CONTINUES, PAGE 38 ' Bewildered? Bothered? Bemused by New Music? Take Advantage of our Hear new music Gain new insights I . Make new friends 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 1 To book your own COMPOSER COMPANION call the Canadian Music Centre 961-4057 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

MusiCians in Ordinary: Hallie Fishel, soprano and John Edwards, lute. Soprano Hallie Fishel and lutenist John Edwards are the core musicians of "Musicians in Ordinary", an early music ensemble that specializes in the performance, based on their own musicological research, of early Baroque music. The name, "Musicians in Ordinary" is the term used in the account books of England's King Charles I, for those musicians privileged to enter and perform in the exclusive inner chambers of the court. The "lute songs" of the composers of the period, such as John Dowland and Matthew ~eke ~ave an important place m Halhe and John's repertoire. On May 16 they have a concert at the Church of the Redeemer at which they will be performing music written in the 17th century by Italian composers who worked in Oermany and German composers who either worked in Italy or who wrote in an Italian or English style. The music that they use·is primarily facsimiles. (not faxes!) of the original editions - co~plete ~ilh lypos (John pomted th1s out with glee)! A r1emark~bl~ fact about this repertOire IS that many of the c~mpositions on the program · w11l be North American premieres. Tafelmusik violinist, Chris Verrette will join them for this sonce'rt. As Hallie spoke of her musical genesis as a violinist in rural Indiana (not far from Bloomington ), and her studies as an opera major at the University of Indiana studies in early music in Bos~on and later back at VI with the le~endary Thomas Binkley, she sa1d that one of the things that drew her to early music performance was the opportunity to combine scholarly work with work as a performer. John, who teaches, accompanies (on lute) and . coaches singers at the V of T Faculty of Music and at the Royal ~?nservatory of music, was ongmally a classical guitarist. A major attraction of the lute for him was that it offered more opportunities fgr ensemble playing than the guitar. He studied lute first with Terry McKenna in Toronto and then with Christopher Wilson in London (England). They have recently returned from a tour of England. Their plans for after May 16 include a concert on Toronto Island in June, a September concert in · Toronto of John Dowland's music and a concert in February 1999 in Indianapolis of music written by women composers in the 16th and 17th centuries. Musicians in our Midst is photographed by Ashley & Crippen, Photographers 200 Davenport Ropd, 416 925-2222 Specializing in fine string instruments & bows for students and professionals. WE'RE TORONTO'S SOURCE FO.R: • Instruments & Bows • Accessories, Strings, & More ' • 6,000 Sheet Music Titles • Premium Customer Service • Instrument Cases & Bags • Instrument · Rental Program. • Classical Books & Videos • Repair, Restoration, & Bow Rehairs 8lw.l1 26 CUMBERLAND - 2ND FLOOR . TORON!O, ONTARIO o TEL: 416-960-8494 1 Oam to 6pm Mon-Sat. - Thursdays. 'til Effeaive agent liaison Professional career gu idanc~ "Good business management frees artists to achieve their goals." stinctiori , Successful grant preparation Experienced tour co-ordination - Sherri Keirstead, CMC ph: 4 16-260-6090 . ~: 416-260-6141 e-ma1l prodman@interlog.com 1 2 1-680 Queens Quay West. Toronto. ON MSV 2Y9 CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTINq_ SOURCE

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