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Volume 5 Issue 7 - April 2000

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SWO "lJ. N D ' S T R· E'A rnM ms CAN AD A }\ Lawreiic·~ Cherney. Artistic Director CBC 4Stt• rad i~ ~4./ lli~si1cs. AND BEYOND.I &1co\ifffu1&0)@@ RYAN WALLIN Wednesday, Ap~il 5 at 8 prn, Glenn Gould Studio (Left) Rolf Wallin; (Right) Shauna Rolston Featuring the Encounters Chamber Ensemble and conductor Gary Kulesha, with special guests Erica Goodman, harp; Beverley Johnston, percussion; Shauna Rolston, cello; Rolf Wallin, controller suit. Music of Jeffrey Ryan (Canada) and Rolf Wallin (Norway) "[Wallin's music] ... a gloriously kinetic exploration of sound masses that mimic the swing of a crazy pendulum." Wired, March '99 MURPHY TANAKA Tuesday, May 9 at 8 pm, Glenn Gould Stu~io (Left'to right) Kelly Marie Murphy, Karen Tanaka, The Gryphon Trio Featuring the Encounters Chamber Ensemble and conductor Gary Kulesha, with special guests Lawrence Cherney, oboe; Eve Egoyan, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; and the Gryphon Trio. Music of Kelly Marie Murphy (Canada) and Karen Tanaka Uapan). "[Murphy] .. ·.shows the exuberance of an imaginative mind turned loose in the musical · equivalent of a candy shop." The Globe and Mail TICKETS (students & seniors: ) Or buy the GOULD PACK for CALL 416/205-5555 . COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT LISTINGS I April 1 2000 to May 7, 2000 As always, we make every effort to ensure accuracy. But .... things happen! So, please, where possible use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. Please note: only the first performance of Music Theatre Listings is included in these Daily Listings. For a complete run, runs already in progress and detailed schedules, please see our Music Theatre listings, commencing on page 27. In addition to these core listings, we also include listings for: events just outside the GTA (see Further Afield, page 43); inf,ormation received after deadline (see Too Late to List, page 44); and events that take place in alternative venues (see Honourable Mention, page 4!)). Saturday April 01 ** 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture. Colgrass: Hammer & Bow (Fantasy for Violin & Marimba); Stravinsky: L'histoire du Soldat. Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; Michael Sweeney, bassoon; Barton Woomer!, trumpet; Gordon Sweeney, trombone; Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Joel Quarrington, double bass; John Rudolph, percussion. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. .85 or free with a ticket to the 8:00 perfor.mance. * * 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Fools Rush In. Songs & duets. Lucy Carrick-Wedel, soprano; Jay Lambie, tenor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 363-0331. $ 10. ** 7:30: Raag-Mala Music Society of Toronto. Ustad Shujaat Khan, sitar; Sandeep Das, tabla. Medical Sciences Auditorium, 1 King's College Circle. 416-281-3725. to . * * 7:30: Saxophone Concertante. Works by lbert, Milhaud, Vaughan Williams, Wiedoft & others. Mike Anklewicz, saxophone; David Swan, piano. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. 633-4258. . * * 8:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange/Baroque Players of Hamilton. Bach's Lunch. Bach: preludes & fugues; solo & trio sonatas; excerpts from the cantatas & other music. Carolyn Sinclair, soprano; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Alison Melville & Colin Savage, recorders; Michael Jarvis, harpsichord; Margaret Gay, cello. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 588-4301. ,. * • 8:00: Beethoven Society for Pianists. Eighth Annual Festival: Rising Young Artists. Music of Beethoven, Chopin, Bach, Mozart & Liszt. Allison Leyton Brown, Andrew Aarons, Hwa-Ing Arianne & Kevin Tam, piano; Peter Limmet, violin. City Playhouse, 1000 New Westminster Drive, Vaughan. 905-731-5336. (non-members),$ 10 (members), (children/sr). . * * 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Music for a 1000 Years. ·Choral music by famous composers of the last millennium. Isl ington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Road. 239-1131 ext.49. * * 8:00: Hart House Symphonic Band. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-2452. Free. ** 8:00: Tafelmusik. Music in Venice. Works for strings by Castello, Cavalli, Marini, Gabrieli, Marcello & Vivaldi.;\ndrew Manze, violin & guest director. Trinity-St ~ Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964- 6337. to ; to (st/sr). ** 8:00: Tallis Choir. A Celebration of Bach & Handel. Bach: Singet dem Herrn; Lobet den Herrn; Handel: As Pants the Hart; Let God Arise. The Talisker Players; Christopher Dawes, organ; Pete'r Walker, director. St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St. 483-0559. ,$ 14 (st/sr). ** 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Schreker: Prelude to a Drama; Mozart: Violin Concerto#4 in D K.218; Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps. Hilary Hahn, violin; lngo Metzmacher, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe'St. 593- 4828. to . · * * 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Youth Choir Festival. MacMillan Singers; Concert Choir; Mendelssohn YouthChoir; school choirs; Doreen Rao & Wayne

g"AjW-eleM)t .Stron gman, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queens P'ark Cresc. 978- 3744. ,. * * 8:00: Voices. A Bach Celebration. Works include Bach: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden; Mass in b (selections); Art of the Fugue (new arrangement); other works arr. Ward Swingle. Ron Cheung, artistic director. 7:30: Pre-concert talk. St. Thomas's Church, 383 Huron. 416- 429-7740. ,. Sunday April 02 ** 2:30: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Skampa String Quartet. Music by Richter, Smetana & Janacek. George.Weston Recital Hall, .5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . * * 3:00: "Volunge" Lithuanian Choral Ensemble. Centies Cif:smes (Hymns of Ancestors). Tamulionis: Hymns of Ancestors (Canadian premiere); Rutter: Gloria; other . choral compositions. Dainava Choir of Chicago; Exultate Choir of Cleveland; Hannaford Street Silver Band. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 763-4013. to . * * 3:00: Hart House Chorus. Frogs Legs & Lingonberries. Poulenc: Gloria; Durufle: Four Motets on Gregorian Themes; Mantyjarvi: El Hambo; Scandinavian folksongs. John Tuttle, conductor. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-0537. Free. · * * 3:00: Roy Thmson Hall. Susan Graham, mezzo soprano. Works by Debussy, Barber, Hahn, Musto, Lieberman, Rorem & Bernstein. Malcolm.Martineau, piano. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. to . * * 3 :00: York University Dept. of Music. Brass Choir, Percussion Ensemble & Wind Symphony. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. * * 3:30:Tafelmusik. Music in Venice. Trinity-St. Pau l's Church. See April 1. * * 4:00: Church of St. Simon-the­ Apostle. Choral Evensong. Faure: Cantique de Jean Rac ine; Batten: Fourth Evening Service. 525 Bloor St. East. 923-8714. Free. * * 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Doug Ril ey, piano; Scott Alexander, bass; Brian Barlow, percussion. 1570 Yonge St. 920- 1 5211. Collection. * * 4:30: Salon of Poetry and Music. Cabaret Medley. John Paul II Cu ltural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Road, Mississauga. 233-7468. * * 5:00: Warren Nicholson, guitar, Tiina Flawn, piano & Linda Henderson, flute in Recital. Music by Bach, Buhr & Piazzolla. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave'. 905-337-9673. * * 7:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Organ Music and Compline. Organ recital; even ing hymn; organ improvisation. 1570 Yonge St. 920- 5211. Collection. * * 8:00: Elmer lseler Singers/ Rosedale Concerts. The Millennium Concert #4. Hatzis: Everlasting Light (world premiere); Glick: Psalm Elegy (world premiere); Bernstein: Chichester Psalms. Elmer lseler Singers; Rosedale United Church . Choir; Beverley Johnston, percussion; Erica Goodman, harp; Lydia Adams & Wayne Strongman, conductors. Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough Dr. 217- · OS37. ,,. Warren Nicholson Monday April 03 guitar ** 7:30: Associates of the Toronto Tiina Flawn Symphony Orchestra. Romantic Manoeuvres. Schubert: Quartetsatz; piano Dvorak: Quartet #1 in G; Brahms: Quartet #1 inc. Angelique Toews & Linda Henderson Bridget Hunt, violins; Chris Redfield, Bach, Buhr, Piazzola Sunday April 2nd 5 pm Heliconian Hall flute • viola; Kirk Worthington, ce llo. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor ~ji-~St. West. 323-0862. .5,. 11!11 ** 7:30: Canadian Music Competitions. National Winners. Daphne Chen & Ying-Ju Chen, violins; Rachel Desoer, ce llo; Patricia Li & The Associates of the · Toronto Symphony Orchestra present . The Last Three of the FIVE SMALL CONCERTS &J QUARTETS c.s Featuring members of the TSO and guests at Trinity St. Poul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. Schubert I Dvorak I Brahms · April 3, Monday, 7:30 PM Debussy · May JS, Monday, 7:30 PM Shostakovich I Schafer I Borbf=r · June 12, Monday, 7:30 PM See WholeNote Listings for details TICKETS Single Concert Seniors I Students Full Series I ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP $BO INCLUDES: · All five Small Concerts · 3 Extra Guest Tickets · 8 Informal Musical · Evenings (Wine & Refreshments) 416-944-2177 Miena Nakamura, piano & other performers. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 F.ront St. West. 205-5555. ,. * * 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Neil Sedaka. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. .50 to .50. * * 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music, The Lion King. Gala preview performance. In support of Learning Through the Arts. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 408- 2824 ext.454. 5 to D. * * 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. Free. Tuesday April 04 * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Sowerby: Prelude on Land of Rest; Willan: Five Plainchant Preludes; Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music. Taylor Sullivan, organ. 65 Church St.364-7865. Free. * * 7:30: Katharine Rapoport, viola and Elizabeth Acker, piano in Recital. Works by Rapoport, Brahms, Enesco & Shostakovich. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. West. 944-1596. ,,(families) . . * * 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Sergio & Odair Assad, guitar duo. Works by Mompou, Soler, Brouwer, Gismonti, Piazzolla & Debussy. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . * * 8:00: Hart House Music Committee. Spring Recital Series 2000. Marc Benzekri, violin. 7 Hart House Circle. 978-5362. Free. * * 8:00: Markham Theatre. MasterClash. Blending the worlds of . classical violin and fiddle. Eduard Minevich, violin; Frank Leahy, fiddle; written by Don Harron. 1 71 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. .50. For complete run see Music Theatre li5tings. * * 8:00: OnStage. Music by Gliere, Glinka, Mussorgsky & Rimsky- Victor Feldbrill, cr-c~nl/J condu~tor c.J

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