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Volume 6 Issue 8 - May 2001

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-Oshawa Little Theatre.

-Oshawa Little Theatre. A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Fomm. Book by Bert Shevelove & Larry Gelbart; Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. May 3-5, 10-12: 8:00. 62 Russett Ave., Oshawa. 905· 723·0282. . -Rick Imus. Jonah and the Big Rsh Story. Musical by Rick Imus. Starring Gord Clark & Father Mark Curtis. May 6 4:00: Victoria Hall Concert Hall, 55 King St. West, Cobourg. 905· 372-2210. , (children under 12}. -Scarborough Music Theatre. fiddler on the Roof. Music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Hamick; book by Joseph Stein. May J. 5, 10-12: 8:00; May 6: 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 396-4049. 8, sr/st on Thursdays & Sundays. -Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. Serinette. Opera by Harry Somers & James Reaney. In concert. Sally Dibblee & Lambroula Pappas, sopranos; Marcia Swanston, mezzo; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; John Avey & Doug MacNaUghton, baritones & other performers. May 31 & June 2: 8:00. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-504-7529. ,. -Stage Centre Productions. Camelot. Music by Frederick Loewe; book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. May 3-5, 10-12, 16-19: 8:00; May 6 & 13: 2:00. Fairview Library'Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 299-5557. ; (sr}, O(st}. -Tarragon Theatre. Anything That Moves. Book and lyrics by Ann-Marie MacDonald; Music by Allen Cole; Story by Ann-Marle MacDonald and Alisa Palmer. Directed by Alisa Palmer. To June 3. Tues· Sat 8:00; Sat, Sun· 2:30. 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. Tues ­ Thurs, Sat mat ; Fri, Sat eve ; Sun pwyc or to reserve. -Theatre Aquarius. Chatfotte's Web. Based on the book by E.B. White; music and lyrics by Charles StrouSI!; book by Joseph Robinette. May 12, 13, 19,20: 1 :00. du Maurier CHORAL QUICK PICKS: May 05 7:30: Oriana Singers (Northumberland) May 05 7:30: Peel Choral Society May 06 3:00: Oriana Singers (Northumberland). May 13 4:00: Ars Antiqua Chamber Choir. May 04 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir May 04 7:30: Upper Canada Choristers/ Coro Anthem May 05 8:00: All The King's Voices. May 05 8:00: Bell'Arte Singers May 06 3:00: Concertsingers May 06 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers May 06 8:00: Rosedale Concert Series. May 09 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra May 10 8:00: T afebnusik Baroque Orchestra May 11 7:~0: Walton Unitec! Church Senior Choir. May 11 8:00: Choir and Soloists of Lawrence Park Conmmity Church May 11 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra May 12 2:00 & 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus · - May 12 7:30: Bach Children's Chorus/Bach Chamber Youth Choir May 12 8:00: Burlington Civic Choral THE ARADIA ENSEMBLE & OPERA ANONYMOUS present the English-language world premiere of LUCAS ET CECILE COMEDY INTERSPERSEDWJTH SONGS by Joseph Quesnel (1746-1809) Reconstructed by John Beckwith . English libretto by Brad Walton· FRIDAY, MAY 25, Spm GLENN GOULD STUDIO conductor KEVIN MALLON, stage director ED FRANKO costumes MATTI SEVINK . Starring MARCIA BUNSTON, ROSS DARLINGTON, BRIAN DUYN, SHAWN fIENRY, DAVID MOSEY & NINA SCOTT-STODDART ADULTS ; SENIORS ; STUDENTS/CHILDREN BOX OFFICE: 416-205-5555 information 416-461-3471 www3.sympatico.ca/opanon/ ' A ~-RADIA ooa L~NSEMBLE Orera Anonlfrnou1i Ltd. Centre, 190 King William St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529, 800-465-7529. . -Theatre Sheridan. Style 2001. A Singin' and Oancin' Odyssey! Song and dance review. Rod Maxwell, director. June 7-9: 8:00. 1430 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville. 905-815-4049. · QUICK PICKS: CHORAL, NEW AND JAZZ May 12 8:00: Oriana Singers. May 12 8:00: Penthelia Singers. May 12 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. May 128:00:TallisChoir. May 13 2.ilO: Canadian Children's Opera ,Chorus. May 13 3:00: Echo Women's Choir May 13 3:30: T afelmusik Baroque Orchestra May 15 7:30: Toronto Children's Chorus, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir May 16 7:30: Toronto Choristers May 20 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band, Nathaniel Dett Chorale May 20 4:30: St Anne's Church May 21 7:30: Annenian Church of Canada Diocesan Council. Emr lseler Singers May 26 8:00: Toronto Chanmer Choir May 26 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir May 27 3:00. Toronto Camerata May 29 12: 10: Critical Mass May 30 8:00: Mississauga Choral Society June 01: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus June 01 8:00: Choir of Yorkminster Park Church June 01 8:00: 011Jheus Choir ofT oronto June 02 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir June02 7:30: North York Singers. Serenata Choir June 02 8:00: Ail The King's VoicesfTryptych . Productions June 02 8:00: Jubilate Singers June04 7:30:Riverdale Youth Singers -Toronto Operetta Theatre. Leo, The Royal Cadet. By Oscar Telgmann. Eric Shaw, Alexandra Lennox, Gisel~ Fredette, performers; Bruce Kelly, TOT Orchestra & Choral Ensemble; John Greer, conductor. May 2,3,4,5: 8:.00; May 6: 2:00. Jane Mallet Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. -. May 26 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse May 26 8:00: Brampton S~hony Orchestra. May 26 8:00: New Music Concerts. May 26 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. May 26 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. May 271 :30: Spadina Historic House & Gardens. May 27 2:00: Don Deathe. May 27 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. May 27 2:30: Serenata Singers. May 27 8:00: Eugene's Sunday Series. May 29 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. May 30 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. May 31 8:00: Soundstreams Canada/ CBC Radio Two .lull! 01 7:30: Random Acts of Music Ensemble June01 8:00: ChoirofYorkminsterPark Church · June 01 8:00: 011Jheus Choir of Toronto. June 02 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse June 02 8:00: Jubilate Singers June 02 8:00: Orchestra Toronto June 02 8:00: Soundstreams Canada/ CBC Radio Two June 04 7:30: Associates of the Toronto S~hony Orchestra .lull! 05 1 :00: St James' Cathedral Jure 06 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra Ji!ne 07 8:00: rio TT rio/CBC Radio Two JAZZ QUICK PICKS May 1-5 Montreal Bistro: Ted Rosenthal Trio NEW MUSIC QUICK PICKS w/Neil Swaiison & Jerry Fuller May 1-6 Top o· The Senator: May 04 8:00: Music Gallery Francois Bourassa Ouartet May048:00: St Thornas'sChurch · May 2 8:00: York Uriversity Dept. of Music. May 05 7:30: Oriana Singers (Northwnberland) ·Jazz Faculty Concert May 05 7:30: Toronto Sinfonietta May 28:00: Glenn Gould Studio: Mike Allen Trio May 05 8:00: Bell'Arte Singers May 4 8:00: Music Gaiety: Cllfl1ioser Now- May 05 8:00: Mississauga S~hony Glass Orchestra ' Orchestra May 5 8:00 Durtiam Region Concert May 05 8:00: Music Gallery Associatiort John Arpin May 05 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic May 5 9:30: Rex Jazz Bar: Dave Restivo Ouintet May 05 8:00: toneART Ensemble May 8-12: Montreal Bistro: Pat LaBarbera May 06 3:00: Oriana Singers {Northumberland) Ouartet w/ Brian Dickinson, Neil Swainson & May 06 3:00: Concertsingers Bob Mclaren .May 06 8:00: Eugene's Sunday Series May 8-13: Top O' The Senator: Carol Sloan May 06 4:00: Rick Imus May 11, 12 9:30pm Rex Jazz Bar ·Michael May 06 8:00: Rosedale Concert Series Occhipinti's "The Music of Bruce Cockburn" May 07 8:00: Art of T1111e Ensemble . May 12 8:00: Milpond Centre: Fathead. Bkles May OB 8:00: Soundstreams Canada/ band. 106 Victoria St. W, AlflSlon CBC Radio Two. May 12 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall: Count Basie May 09 8:00: Toronto S~ony Orchestra. Orchestra and Dianne Reeves May108:00:ContinuumContemporaryMusic May 14: Montreal Bistro: Dave Young I Ensemble/Music Gallery/Guerrilla Gallery. ' Joel Ouanjngton Ouartet May 11 8:00: Anici Ensemble. . May 15-20: Top O' The Senator· Phil Dwyer/ Mayll 8:00: LawrenceParkCommunityChurch lngred Jensen Ouartet May 122.1)() & 7:30: Canadian Children's May 20 Jim Hannaford Street Silver Band/ Opera Chorus Nathaniel Dett Chorale May 12 l:OO:TheatreAquarius May 22·27: Top O' The Senator· Renee Rosnes May 12 8:00: Penthelia Singers Trio May 17 8:00: Toronto Philharrnonia, May 24,25: Rex Jazz Bar· Mike Mll'ley Quintet May 18 7:30: Canadian Chamber Academy May 29-June 2: Montreal Bistro . Phil N'U11110ns May 18 8:00: ARRA YMUSIC Ouartet w/ Barr{ Elmes, Steve Wallace & May 22 8:00. Talisker Players Gary Wiliamson May 23 8:00: Les Coucous Blin~oles May 31 8:00: Massey Hall Afro-Cuban May 25 8:00: Rothko Trio/Music Gallery All Stars 24 Wholenote MAY 1, 2001 - JUNE 7, 2001

I Comprehensive Concert Listings, May 1 to June 7 Tuesday May 01 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hours at St. James'.· Elissa Mangina, organ. Lubeck: Praeambulum in E; Brahms: Chorale Prelude Op. Posth.122 #1; Franck: Choral #3. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. - 7:00: Unionville High School Music Department. Celebration. Bands, choirs and orchestras perform a variety of music from classical·to jazz. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. . - 8:00: Newtonbrook Secondary School. Cabaret. Evening of singing & surprises. Performers from TDSB; Rick Leach, conductor. 155 Hilda Ave. 416-395· 3120. . For complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:00:· Toronto Symphony Orches..tra. Bright Lights of Broadway. Music from Titanic, The Lion King, Miss Saigon and other shows. Elizabeth DeGrazia; soprano; Michael Burgess, tenor; Daniel Narducci, baritone; Mississauga Choral Society; Erich Kunzel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-593-4828. to $ 77. - 8:00: York University Dept. of Music. York University Jazz Choir & Jazz Orchestra. Bob Hamper & Al Henderson, directors. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. Wednesday May 02 - 12:30: YoFk University Dept. of Music. Music At Midday. York U vocal soloists & ensembles in recital. Mclaughlin Perform· · ance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital· Brad Ratzlaff, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free. ..., 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony. Bright Lights of Broadway. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 1. Matinee to . - 7:00: Unionville High School Music Department. Celebration. Markham TheatrE for Performing Arts. See May 1. - 7:30: New Opera & Concerts Centre. Highlights from La Traviata & Rigoletto. Centuries Opera Association Chorus; Mila Filatova, artistic director/producer. The Stone Church, 45 Davenport Rd. 416-604· 1557. ,. - 8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. Mike Allen Trio. Jazz standards & original works. Mike Allen, tenor saxophone & piano; Darren Radtke, bass; Dave Robbins, drums. 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Leo, The Royal Cadet. By Oscar Telgmann. Eric Shaw, Alexandra Lennox, Gisele Fredette, Bruce Kelly, performers; TOT Orchestra & Choral Ensemble; John Greer, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. -. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:00: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Faculty Concert. Barry Elmes, drums; Mike Murley, saxophone; Mike Malone, trumpet; Al Henderson, bass; Frank Falco, piano. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. Readers please note: plans change; & we make mistakes! Please use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. For full music theatre listings, see pages 22-24. For "Too late to list" and "Further afield" see pages 37-38. Thursday May 03 - 12:10: St. Paul's Bloor Street. Noon Hour Recital· Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 416-961-8116. Free. - 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. lunchtime Chamber Music. Alexa Wing, soprano; Adolfo de Santis, piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 ext.28. By donation. - 5:00: York University Dept. of Music. Student Jazz Combos. Directors include Mark Eisenman, Barry Elmes, Frank Falco, Bobby Fenton, Al Henderson & others. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 8:00: Ballet Creole. Ravel Musicians & dancers interpret contemporary African & Caribbean works. Premiere Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. · ,(sr). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:00: Great Performers. Gala concert including ballet of works by Chopin, Szymanowski, Wieniawski, Lehar, Moniuszko; Poliakin, Kalman & Dinicu. Janusz Olejniczak, piano; J. Wolny, baritone; K. Mitrow~ka, soprano; I. Bogajewicz, violin; M. Wolny, piano; Gizella Witkowski, dancer. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416· 870-8000. -. - 8:00: Stage Centre Productions. Camelot. Music by Frederick Loewe; book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Fairview Librn.y Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-299-~557. ; $ l 6(sr), O(st). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Friday May 04 Elisa Mangina, organ Lubeck, Brahms, Franck Michael Bloss (SJC) Franck: Chorales No. 1, 2 Widor: Allegro Vivace Alison Riseley (St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo) Pierne, Bach, Lidon, Hollins Wostenholme, Vierne Jeremy David Tarrant . (St. Paul's Cathedral, Detroit) Widor: Symphonie'Gothique Ermelo Male Chorus Father John Palmer, C.S.V. Langlais, lbert, and Vierne Volunteers. Bring Your Own lunch Concert: We 3 Trio. Jazz on piano, guitar & double bass. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. - 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. Going Places ·A Musical Journey of Song & Dance. Louise Jardine, music director; Pascal Du Perron, accompanist. Scarlett Heights Collegiate Institute Auditorium, 15 Treharne Dr. 416· 742-3949. ,(children 12 & under), group rates. - 7:30: Upper Canada C_horisters/Coro Anthem. Sing With Joy! Verdi: Va Pensiero; choral works from early music to African· American spirituals & gospel music. Laurie Evan Fraser, director; guest: President of the Black History Society. Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair West. 416· 256-0510. $ l 2(advance),(door), children under 12 half price. Please bring nonperishable food item for the Food Drive. ~CHRI~l~ ~1CHU . AN;~NCHURCHOF~ANADA I DEER PARK 5th Annual Series of Lunchtime Chamber Music at Christ Church Deer Park 1570 Yonge St., Toronto (near St. Clair subway. 920-5211) Thursdays in April and May (after Easter) at 12:30 - 1: 10 p.m. Bag lunches welcome •!• Freewill offering May3 May 10 May 17 May25 May 31 Songs of Spring. Alexa Wing, soprano, Adolfo de Santis, piano. Mu~ic by Handel, Schubert and Weill Reed Stampede. Peter Stoll, alto saxophone and clarinet; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, piano and organ. Music by Messiaen, Bach and others String Quartet with Sarah Fraser, Paul Earle, Elspeth Thompson. Mozart Quartet in A-major, K 464 Trio Atlantic: Nancy Hennen, flute, Julian Smerdon, clarinet, Erika Reiman, piano Piano recital. Nicolai Maloff, piano The Lunchtime Chamber Music Series is entirely self·supporting. We are grateful for the financial contributions of our audience members, which help defray our expenses. Friday, May 4, 2001 at 8 pm George Weston Recital Hall 5040 Yonge Street A FlJNDRAISING BENEFIT for the TORONTO PHILHARMONIA i Tickets: .50 and .00 To order, cal I 416-870-8000 MAY 1, 2001 - JuNE 7, 2001 wholenote 25

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