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Volume 3 Issue 8 - May 1998

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5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . · • • • 8:00: Sacred Music Society Choir & Etobicoke Symphony. Mother's Day SCOTI ARNOLD : qulfar Redeem"" lutl.eFan Chu.d. 1691 Bloo. St. W. Subway) SPs. OP stuJents Concert. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Concerto for Flute & 'Harp; Brahms: Requiem, 5th movement; traditional: On this Day, 0 Beautiful Mother. Guest children's· choir: Etobicoke Concert Choir; F. Uwe Lieflander, conductor. Nativity of Our Lord Church, 480 Rathburn Road. 239-6215. ,. •• • 8:00: St. Cyprian's Anglican Church. Traditions IV: A Baroque Musical Celebration. Vivaldi: Magnificat; Byrd: Ave verum corpus; Campra: Requiem (excerpts); Bach: Italian Concerto; Sonata #1 for solo violin; Handel: Sonata for violin & harpsichord. St. Cyprian's Choir & Friends; Robert Baker, director. 1080 Finch Ave. E. 494-2442. ,. • • • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Heavenly Harpsichords. Trinity­ St. Paul's Church. See May 7. ••• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Presidents' Evening. Spec;ial fund raising-concert in support of t~e Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 46 #1; Schumann: Cello Concerto in a minor; Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major; Sibelius: Legends from the Kalevala. Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to 2. ••• 1:30 & 3 :30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Young People's Concert: Music and Dance. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra; Students of The National Ballet School, guest artists; David Zafer, ·conductor; Roy Thorrison Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. . • • • 2:00 & 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Julius Caesar Jones. Music by Malcolm Williamson; libretto by Geoffrey Dunn; John Tuttle, conductor; Marilyn Gronsdal Powell, director 7 du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay W. 973-4000. .50;. • • • 7:00: Finnish Folk Music in Concert. Vox Finlandiae Chamber Choir; guest artists playing the kantele, violin & accordian; Pieter Sigmundt, director. Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25 Old York Mills Rd. 730-0984. . ••• 7:00: Good Vibrations Come to Life. L.ecture/recital by Robert Bruce including his original compositions. Themes: the power of music in opening paths of visualization, imagination & expression of the human spirit; making new "classical" music more relevant & accessible in daily living. In Toronto Sinfonietta & Oakham House Choir The Creation

Male Voice Choir. Spring Concert. Sandy Maclntyre & friends {Cape Breton folk musicians); Thomas Bell, music director. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 905- 763-0611. $.12. • • • 8:00: Beethoven Society for Pianists, Greater Toronto Chapter. Valery L/oyd-Watts, piano, in f!ecital. Music of Beethoven, Chopin, Bach, Mozart & Liszt. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 905- 731-5336. ,. 8:00: Beii'Arte Singers. Best of BeH'Arte. 1 Oth anniversary concert. Barber: Agnus Dei; works by Palestrina, Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, Poulenc; motets & arrangements by Raminsh, Willan, Elgar, Rachmaninoff & Faure; madrigals & spirituals. lan Sadler, organ; Lee Willingham, conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 699-5879. ,. • • • 8:00: Burlington Civic Chorale. Celtic Folksong Celebration. Compositions & arrangements by Stanford, Rutter, Calvert, Watson Henderson, Chatman, Beckwith, Holman & Washburn; folksongs of Ireland & Canada. Janet Gadeski, celtic harp; Lucy Carrick­ Wedel, soprano; Mary Jane Oavis, accompanist; Dr. Gary Fisher, directo.r. St. Christopher's Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905- 332·3876. , 0; , (advance). ' • • • 8:00: Concertsingers. So' You Want to Write a Choral Piece? Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Gould: So You Want to Write a Fugye?; Barber: Agnus Dei; Ravel: Trois Chansons; Kulesha; settings of poems by Emily Dickinson; works by Bergs, Buhr & others. Roger Bergs, music director. Saint Thomas's Church, 383 Huron. 769-7991.,. ••• 8:00: Darbazi and Friends. Music from the Republic of Georgia; songs in North America's shaped-note tradition; Eastern European music; folk. The Acapella People; Jodi Hewatt & Sonia Rolfe; Sweet Tyme; Yarmouth Gate Gospel Quartet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. ,. • • • 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. Sonic Splendour. Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony (#3); Bruch: Violin Concerto #2; Weinzweig: Barn Dance from Red Ear of Corn. Peter Togni, organ & host; Tony Flint, violin; John Barnum, conductor. Hammerson Hall; 41 41 Living Arts Drive Mississauga. 905-274-1571. ,. • • • 8:00: Oakvilie Symphony Orchestra. Irresistible Rhythm. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Hoist: Jupiter & Mars from The Planets. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Nvy St. 905-815-2021.,.50. • • • 8:00: Opera Anonymous. Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress. Batty Oliphant Theatre. See May 7. ••• 8:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Mendelssohn: Elijah. Daniel Lichti, Michael Colvin, Teri Dunn, Pamela MacDonald, singers; Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd: 494- 7889.,. ••• 8:00. Ronda Rindone. This Moment. Ongoing improvisational/compositional projects. Current group includes Rob Glutton, bass; Nick Fraser, drums; Kye Marshal!, 'cello, performing compositions by Rindone, and structured and free improvisations. Music Gallery, 179 Richmond Street W. (w. of University Ave). 204-1080. $ 10, students I seniors • • • 8:00: St. Cyprian's Anglican Church. Traditions IV: A Baroque Musical Celebration. See May 8. ' 1111 • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Heavenly Harpsichords. Trinity­ St. Paul's Church. See May 7. ••• 2:00: Academy of Spherical Arts. Viennese Cafe: Interlude Quintet. Dvorak: American Quartet; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; Mozart: · Clarinet Quintet; Schubert: Ave Maria; Di Novi: Sweet Song of the Night. Terry Storr, clarinet; Ronald Laurie, cello; Anna Hughes & Margo Jewel!, violins; Ann Armin, viola. 38 Hanna Ave. 532-2782. ,.. • • • 2:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Julius Caesar Jones. du Maurier Theatre Centre. See May 9. • • • 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Irresistible Rhythm. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See May 9. • • • 2:00: Opera Anonymous. Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress. Betty Oliphant Theatre. See May 7. • • • 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre Sunday Concert. Debbi ' Sander Walker Band. 150 Borough Drive. 396-7212. Free. • •• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Arbor Oak Trio. Musi? by Uccelini, Buxtehude, Abel & Vivaldi. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 966-1409. Free with admission to the ROM: ,. ••• 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCM String Ensembles. Featuring students of the community school. Kelly Parkins, Julian Fisher, Jonathan Craig, Sheldon Grabke, conducfors. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. ••• 3:00: Toronto Youth Flute Orchestra. Around the World In Eighty Minutes. Lauf: Journey Home (Canadian premiere); Amos: Sudeley Castle (Canadian premiere); Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C major; works by Viadana, Hirose, Nowak & Nourse. Catherine Nyilas-Magowan, piccolo; Nancy Nourse, director. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 485-8262. Free will offering. ••• 3:30: 100th Monkey ~vents' Music Circle. Songs to the Divine Mother. Rhonda Rose, voice & guitar. 66 Wellesley East, 2nd floor. 925- 7633. Donation. ••• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Heavenly Harpsichords. Trinity­ St. Paul's Church. See·May 7. 11 • • 4:00: Encore Productions. Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company. See May 11. Living Arts Centre; 41 41 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905- 306-6000. to . • • • 5:00: Onyx Wind Quintet. Spring Serenade. Barber: Summer Music; Jacob: Serenade #1; Mahler: selections from Kindertotenlieder; Dvorak: Serenade in d minor, first movement. Church of the Transfigu,ration, 1 1 1 Manor Rd. E. 225-3580. ,. •• • 8:00: The Burdocks. Final concert of the season, · featuring new works by Toronto composers Allison Cameron, Linda C. Smith, and John Sherlock; and Andrew Hugill's Doublemain. Colleen Cook (clarinets), Eve Egoyan (piano), Marc Sabat (violin), and Margaret Gay (cello). Music Gallery, 1 79 Richmond Street W. (w. of University Ave). 204-1080.,. ••• 8:00:tllew Hamilton Orchestra. Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito Overture; Clarinet Concerto; Requiem. Stephen Pierre, Mozart period clarinet; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Elizabeth Turnbull, mezzo soprano; Michiel Schrey, tenor; ThomasGoertz, bass; Bach Elgar Choir; 'Mario Bernardi, conductor. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane between TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE King & Main. 905-526-6556. to . ••• 8:00: proVOCE Studios. Opera Excerpts. Program of staged opera including Mozart: The Impresario; excerpts from Mozart: The Magic Flute; The Marriage of Figaro; Delibes: Lakme; T chaikovsky: Eugene Onegin; Queen of Spades. Poor Alex Theatre, 296 Brunswick. 960-0472.,. • • • 1 2:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto: Spring Splendour. English choral favourites by Parry, Stanford, Hoist & Vaughan Williams. Amadeus. Chamber Singers; Eleanor Daley, organ; Lydia Adams, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 872~4255. Free. ••• 8:00: Diana Kadota Arts Management. Uzume Taiko Drum Group Society. Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-8668.,. • • • 8:00: Encore Productions. Virsky Ukrainian National Darice Company. Company of 90 dancers & musicians. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 872-2262. to . ••• 8:00: proVOCE Studios. Opera Excerpts. Poor Alex Theatre. See May 1 0. • • • 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society & Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. Wurlitzer Pops. Arnold Loxam, organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 870-8000.. • • • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Karen Rymal, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. ••• 8:00: Diana Kadota Arts Management. Uzume Taiko Drum Group Society. Hart •House Theatre. See May 11. • • • 8:00: Encore Productions. Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See May 11. • • • 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. Schwantner & Louie. Schwantner: In Memories Embrace; Music of Amber; Two poems of Agueda Pizarro; Louie: Nightfall; Demon gate; Distant Thunder .. Encounters Chamber Ensemble; Erika Tanner, soprano; Lawrence Cherney, oboe; Stephen Clarke, piano; Russell Hartenberger, percussion; Alex Pauk, guest conductor; Gary Kulesha, conductor. Gl~nn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555., 2; series of

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