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Volume 9 Issue 8 - May 2004

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477 Manning Ave. 416-493·6421. ,. - 3:00: Hart House Music Committee. 9th Annual Rupert SchiederConcert and Strawberry Tea. Leah Gordon, soprano & Lawrence Pitchko, piano. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978·2452. Free. ; 3:00: Joan Browne. Benefit Concert and Tea: Sharing Spnng. Marian Sjolander, so· prano; John Laing& Frank Yerkas, piano; Robert Miskey, violin; Joan Browne, flute; Christian Youth String Ensemble. St. Simon's Church.' 1450 Litchfield, Oakville. 905-845· 3811. , O(sr). (st). - 3:00: RCM Community School. Junior Children's Choir & Senior Children's Choir. Music from the baroque era to the 20th .century, Teri Dunn, director. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·408· 2824 x321. Free. - 4:30: Gary Gray and Friends. D· THE HAMBER _u_s1cloc1ETY I Peggy McGuire Hills Artistic Director OF ISSISSAUGA . presents The 2004 Youth Talent Showcase Adrian Anantawan, violin Travis Jordan, tenor Hee Jin Kim, violin Kristen Westwood, guitar Day+ 60: Light Music from D.Oay to the Coronation. Informal concert follows 4pm Evensong marking Normandy invasion. St. O.lave's Church, 360 Windermere. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciat· ed. - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton. Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, 33 East Rd. 416-264-2235. . - 8:00: Chinese Artists Society of Toronto. Gala Concert. Guests: Conrad Chow, violin; Sonia Chan, piano; CAST Philomusica Orchestra; Tony fan and George Liu, conduc· tors. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-497 ·6411. Monday June 07 - 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Daniel Rubinoff, saxophone & Chn's Dawes, organ. Bedard: Sonatas No 1 and 2; Burge: The Blues of a Chagall Window. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598· 4521. donation suggested. - 7:30: Music, Toronto. Music That Speaks to You. Chopin: Piano Trio. Gryphon Trio; commentary by conductor/composer Gary Kulesha. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·3B6·7723. ,(st). - 7:30: Riverdale Youth Singers. Songs of Hope. Concert in solidarity with the disad· vantaged children of the world. Gabriel: Seven Going on Twenty-Four. Guest: Michael Gabri· el. singer/songwriter; John Govedas, accompa· nist; Mark Bell & Anne Massicotte, conduc· tors. St. John's Church, 415 Broadview Ave. 416-875-15~7. Free. 2:00 pm Sunday, June 6, 2004 Royal Bank Theatre Living Arts Centre Mississauga Tickets: LAC Box Office (905) 306-6000 Adults ; Seniors ; Students Music at Metropolitan Patricia Wright, Director of Music and Organist presents The Polokwane Choral Society from South Africa The only Toronto concert of this famous choir as they tour North America. Presented by the Friends of South African Performing Arts Friday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Admission: / Proceeds to "Beads of Hope" campaign to fight AIDS Information: 416-363-033.1 Ext. 51 A Metropolitan United Church r1 \~ 56 Queen Street East at Church Stre~t, Toronto METROPOUl'AN 416-363-0331 CONCERTS FURTHER AFIELD (in this issue: Alliston, Barrie, Bowmanville, Bteslau, Caledon East, Cobourg, Collingwood, Georgetown, .Guelph, Hamilton, Lindsay, London, Midland, Milton, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Oshawa, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Pickering, Ravenshoe, St. Catharines, Schomberg, Sonya, Stratford; Thornbury, Uxbridge, Waterloo) Saturday May 01 - 2:00: Guelph Jazz Festival/The Book· shelf. Concert to Celebrate The Other Side of Nowhere. Concert and book launch. Ajay Heble, hannonium, piano; Daniel fischlin, strings, percussion; Ellen Watennan, flute; Jesse Stewart, drums, per~ussion. (Book launch 3:00 at The Bookshelf- see Announce· ments etc.) Chalmers United Church, 50 Quebec St .. Guelph. 519-763-4952. ,(st). - 7:30: Bells of Bowmanville. let's Celebrate! Celebrating 10 years of handbell ringing. Guest: John Tuttle, organ; J .. c. Coolen, director. Bowmanville Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2850 Hwy 2 East. 905· 623-6031. freewill offering. - 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Halley: Mis$a Gaia. Theresa Thomason, soloist; Paul Halley, keyboards & his jazz consort; Side by Side High School Chorale; Robert Cooper, artistic director; Lynne Honsberger, accompanist. Calvary Church, 89 Scott Street, St. Ca· tharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. , (sr), (st). > - 7:30: Durham Youth Orchestra.Spring Concert. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 114; Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (2nd movt.); Saint· Saens: Cello Concerto 111 . Lief Moxon·Emre, cello; John Beaton, conductnr. Salvation Anny Temple, 570 Thornton Rd. North, Oshawa. 905-435-0110. , (sr), (st). - 7:30: Guelph Youth Singers. Spring Concert: I've Got Roots. Medema: Tree Song; Mallet: The Garden Song; 4 choreographed songs from Oliver & other music. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St .. Guelph. 519-763· 3000, 1-877-520-2408. ,: - 7:30: Joel Hastings, piano. The Music of Franz Liszt. Central United Church, 194 Avondale Ave .. Stratford. 519-980-0223. ." - 7:30: La Jeunisse Youth Orchestra. Concerto Competition Winner & Concert. Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise in E flat Op.22; Bizet: Cannen; Rimsky· Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles; D~orak : Slavonic Dances; Shore: Suite from Lord of the Rings. Elaine Tam, piano; Michael Lyons, conductor. Victoria Concert Hall, 55 King SL West, Cobourg. 905-885-0610. '5,, (family). - 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Haydn: Nelson Mass; Mozart: Great Mass inc. Leslie Fagan, Marianne Bindig, Stephen Harland, Alexander Dobson; soloists; Talisker Players; Ian Sadler, organ; Kawartha Treble Troupe; Sydney Birrell, director. George St. United Church, Peterborough. 705-740·6116. ,. - 8:00: Barrie Concerts. Dvorak Spectacu· far. Symphony 116; Cello Concerto. Vytautas ?ondeckis, cello; Toronto Philhannonia; Kerry Stratton, conductor. fisher Auditorium, 125 Dunlop St. West, Barrie. 705-726-4980 or 705-726·1181 . - 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Gala Concert. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 115; Schubert: Mass in G. Chamber orchestra and soloists. St. John's United Church, Georgetown. 905· 877-6569, 905-877-2711 . . 68 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE. COM M AY 1 . ) U N E 7 2004

- 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Flux. Comic opera in concert by Buhr & Sweatman. Brandon Leis, Robert Longo, Reid Spencer, Jennifer Villaverde & other performers; Glenn Buhr, conductor. 7:15: Pre·concert chat by Buhr & Sweatman. War Memorial Hall, U of Guelph. 519· 763-3000, 1-877 -520-2408. ,,. Sunday May 02 - 2:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Gala Concert. See May 1. St. James Anglican Church, Caladon East. 905-877-6569, 905· 877-2711 . . - 2:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Canllon Recital. Dr. Gerald Manning, carillorineur. St. George's Church, Guelph. 51S·763-3000, 1 · 877-520-2408. Free. - 2:00: Joel Hastings, piano. The Music of Franz Liszt. Chalmers United Church, 50 Quebec St., Guelph. 519-980-0223. . - 2:30: Ardelaana. Me/issa'sSong. Muller: · Melissa's Song; Zaninelli: Arioso; Damase: Sonate en Concert. Children's musical story theatre. Lilac Cana, soprano; Angela Hammar, flute; Catherine Maguire & Wayne lrschick, piano; Brenda Muller, cello. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 116 Church St., Schomb· erg. 905-939-2314. ,, child under 6 free. - 3:00: Bells of Bowmanvilla. You Must Remember This ... Handbell concert of music from the 1930s and' 40s. Guest: Heather Bambrick, vocals; Durham Community Choir; J.-C. Coolen, director. Kingsview United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave. E .. Oshawa. 905· 668-0998. , (child 12 & under). - 3:00: Georgian Bay Children's Choir. Voices of Spring- Creatures Great and Small. Guests Dullerin Primary School Choir. Linda Hawkins, conductor; Irene Enns, accompanist. St. Andrew's Church, First Ave. West, Owen Sound. 519·371 ·4627. ,~ (family). - 3:00: Guelph Spring.festival. Jan Overduin & Jonathan 0/dengarm: Organ Ouets, Solos and Improvisation. Mozart: Fantasy inf K.608; Hesse: Fantasy inc Op.35; Bedard: Trilogie; music by Bach & Guillou. 2:30: Pre-concert chat with Overduin & Oldengarm. St. George's Church, Guelph. 519-763-3000, 1 ·877-520-2408. ,, (pre-concert chat free). - 3:00: Inter-Mennonite Children's Choir. When I Sing! Braslau Mennonite Church, 226 Woolwich St. South. 519·748· 1611. ,(st), (family). - 3:00: Village Voices/One Voice. Voices on Tour. See May 1 (GTA listings}. Trinity United Church, 20 First Ave., Uxbridge. . - 7:00: Amis du Jazz.Sundar Viswanathan, sax; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Andrew Downing, bass. The Church at Sonya, Simcoe St. 13 km north of Port Perry. 705·357-2468. . - 7:30: Joel Hastings, piano. The Music of Franz Liszt. Conrad Grebel Chapel. University of Waterloo, 140 Westmount Rd. North. 519-980-0223. . - 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival/Elora Festival Singers. Love & Laughter. Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; music by Tiefenbach, Horowitz & others. Catherine Robertson & Leslie De' A th, piano; Noel Edison, conductor. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave .. Guelph. 519·763-3000, 519-846· 0331. ,,. - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. Ode to Joy. Beethoven: Symphony 119 ind Op.125. Eva· Marie Misinski, soprano; Sarah Al-Haddad, mezzo soprano; Sasha Bataligin, tenor; John Holland, baritone; Mohawk College Singers; James McKay, conductor. Great Hall, Hamil· ton Place, 1 Summers Lane. 905-527-7666. ,,(child under 12). Monday May 03 - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Hector Vasquez, cello & Syd Bu/man-Fleming, piano. Sonatas by Rach· maninoll & Shostakovich. KWCMS M~sic Room, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519· 886-1673. , (sr), O(sl). ( Tuesday May 04 -12:00 noon: Guelph Spring Festival. Cantus Firmus. Reraissance vocal ensemble. Chalmers United Church, Guelph. 519·763· 3000, 1 ·877-520-2408. Free. - 8:30: Guelph Jazz Festival. Three Tuesdays Concerts: Kevin Breit, guitar, Jeff Bird, bass & Jesse Stewart, drums. The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St., Guelph. 519·763· 4952. . Tuesday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Fairview Library Theatre (behind Fairview Mall} Hwy 404 & Sheppard E. Friday May 07 All seats 0 For tickets, call 905-881 -42 or e-mail Log on ndicap accessible Toronto Philharmonia. Music of Dvorak. Vytautas Sondeckis, cello; Kerry Stratton, conductor. St. Paul's United Church, 123 Main St. East, Milton. 905-878·4732. ,. Saturday May 08 - 7:30: Amabile Choirs. Hats off to Hatfield. Live recording concert. Amabile Youth Singers; Junior Amabile Singers; Amabile Tenor Bass Ensemble. First·St. Andrew's United Church, 350 Queens Ave. London. 519-641-6795. , (sr}, O(sl). - 7:30: Durham Chamber Orchestra.A Spring Promenade. Mozart: Piano Concerto 1121 K467; van Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture; ~trauss waltzes; Lehar: Waltz from 'ihe Merry Wi~ow; Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5 & 6. Luke Welsh, piano; Lakeridge Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; John Kraus, music director. Dunbarton·Fairport United Church, Picker· ing. 705-749-5839. , (sr/st), (child 12 & under), (1amily). · - 7:30: King Edward Choir. Topsy Turvy Time. Gilbert & Sullivan favourites; hits from the London stage. Barbara McCann, conductor; Jim Leonard, piano; Simcoe String Quintet. Collier Street United Church, Barria. 705· 726-1916. ,. - 8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. A Spring Cele· bration. The Hamilton Children's Choir; Zimfira Poloz, conductor; John Leek & lmre Olah, accompanists; Ian Sadler, artistic director. rhrist's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. N., Hamilton. 905-527-5995. ,. - 8:00: Beaver Valley Concert Society. The Orchid Ensemble from Vancouver. Chi· nese and Persian music. Grace United Church, 140 Bruce St., Thornbury. 519-599-5461. . - 8:00: Durham Region Concert Associ· ation. Classical Jazz. Gene DiNovi, piano; James Campbell, clarinet; David Young, bass. Salvation Army Temple, 570 Thornton Rd. North, Oshawa. 905,430-0815, 905·576· 2414. One INCREDIBLE English Handbell Concert! - 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Denise Djokic, cello & David Jalbert, piano. Schu· mann: Five Pieces in Folk Style; Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folksong; Stravinsky: Suite ltalienne; Brahms: Sonata for Cello & Piano in D Op. 78. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave.,Guelph. 519· 763-3000, 1 ·877-520-2408. , ,. - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orches· tra.Swing, Swing, Swing. Tribute to the big band.era. Guest artist: Gary Guthman, trum· pet; Michael Reason, conductor. Great Hall. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane. 905·526· 6556. -. Sunday May 09 - 3:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Winners in Concert Piano Recital. Han de I: Suite 113 in d; Ligeti: Two Eludes: Cordes a vide and Arc-en· cie/; Brahms: Sonata 113 inf Op. 5 (1st movt.}; Chopin: Preludes Op.28; Ravel: Une Barque sur L'Ocean; Scarlatti: Sonata; Scriabin: Sonata 111 inf Op.6. Ben Smith,.Kati Gleiser & Todd Yaniw, piano. Guelph Youth Music Centre, Guelph. 519·763-3000, 1 ·877·520-2408. ,,. -' 3:00: National Shevchanko Ensemble. The Mandolin in North American Music. Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place, Summers Lane. 416·533·2725. . - 7:00: Amis du Jazz. Mother's Day Per· formance. Alex Pangman, vocals; Kevin Clark, trumpet; Peter Hill, piano; Cheung Lu, bass. The Church at Sonya, Simcoe St. 13 km north of Port Perry. 705-357-2468. . Tuesday May 11 - 2:00: Shaw Festival. Pal Joey. By Rodgers & Hart; musical direction by Paul Sportelli; Laurie Paton, Adam Brazier & other performers. Royal George Theatre, Niagara· on·the·Lake. 1-800·511 ·7429. (pre· view), For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Bach Elgar's Night Out - season's highlights. Fundraising 11th International Handbell Symposium Massed Handbell Concert Saturday, August 7th, 2004 3:00 pm at the Air Canada Centre, Toronto Experierce tx.XJ+. English PancJ:;e/f Rngers frcxn aroord the 1/1.0rld and tfuJsarr:is of brcnze hancbells raiSfff together in an intematimal arcert S{XXtade of sight & soord. 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