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Volume 1 Issue 7 - April 1996

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--~- ----- April '96 ·~· .. ... ... ---------- - - - . FOURTEEN ' . .... ' . '" .. ' ------~- - PULSE See April 24. •8:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. The Great Voices. Singers, Don Franks, Micah Barnes, Jackie Richardson and Sylvia Tyson with Stave Hunter, piano and Dave Trevis, bass. 317 Dundas St. W. 979- 6648. Free. •8:00: The Baroque Players of Hamilton, Michael Jarvis, dir. Telemann and Friends. Music to welcome spring by Telemann, J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach & Reinhard Kaiser. Carolyn Sinclair, soprano; Gregoire Jeay, baroque flute; Adele Pierre, baroque violin; Margaret Gay, baroque cello; Michael Jarvis, harpsichord. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 905-528-3550. ,. •8:00: Canadian Opera Co. Rigoletto. See April 10. •8:00: Faculty of Music Opera Division. Fully staged and costumed opera scenes. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building. 978-3744. ,. Racine; Parry: Songs of Farewell. 2 Bellefair Ave. 691-3951 . . •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. La Cenerentola. See April 11 . •8:00: Faculty of Music Opera Division. See April 26. •8:00: Ford Centre. Boys choir of Harlem. See April 25. •8:00: The Georgian Consort, Thomas Bell, dir. Bach: Singet dem Herrn; Pachelbel: Jauchzet Gott in Alien Landen; Sweelinck: Psalms 7,34,11 0, 150; Handel: Violin Sonata in F. Michael Bloss, organ; Stephanie Numan, violin. Trinity College Chapel, 6 Hoskin Ave. 599-5922. ,'. •8:00: Toronto Chamber Society. Music for Elizabeth I. The choir will be joined by a Renaissance consort of viols to perform William Byrd's Mass for Four Voices and composttions by Tallis, Dowland and Thomas Morley. St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St., 406-1484. ,. •8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. See April 24. •8:00: Ford Centre. Boys choir of Harlem. See April 25. •8:00: Toronto Symphony. See April 24. •8:00: Roy Thomson & Massey Hall. Ondekoza (Japanese Demon Drummers). Massey Hall, Shuter St. at Victoria. 872-4255. ,. •8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. See April 24. •6:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Gala Tribute Evening in honour of CCOC founder, Ruby Mercer. Three Course Gourmet Dinner and entertainment by the CCOC choirs. Premiere of a work commissioned to celeb'rate the evening. Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E. 622-0692. 00. •8:00: The Alexander Singers. See April 18. •8:00: Bellefaire United Church Choir, Dean Perry, dir. and Concertsingers, Marta McCarthy, dir. Faure: Requiem; Cantique de Jean •8:00: University Settlement House Music and Arts School. Early Music Concert. Music by Bach, Byrd, Scarlatti.- van Eyck and others. Music School teachers and guests, ' Alison Melville, recorder; Olga van Kranendonk, cello; Early Music Ensembles from the U ofT Faculty of Music. Church of St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 598-3444. ,. Symphony Volunteer Committee 1996 Piano Competition. 250 Front St. w. 205-5555. ,. •2:30: Ford Centre. Boys choir of Harlem. See April 25~ •3:00: Baroque Music by the Grange. Springtime in Vienna. Mozart: Non piu di fiori; Schubert: The Shepherd on. the Rock; Lefevre: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano; vocal and instrumental works by Mozart and Lachner. Leila Lazenby, soprano; Col in. Savage, clarinet; Boyd McDonald, fortepiano. Church of St. George the Martyr, 197 John St. 588-4301. ,. •3:00: Canadian Ukrainian Opera Association. Valaeri Kikta: Sacred Dnipro Oratorio. Lysenko Opera Chorus, Dnipro Choir, members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Wolodymyr Kolesnyk, cond. Massey Hall, Shuter St. at Victoria St. 872-4255. to . •5:30: New Artists Series. Music by Mozart, Brahms, . Poulenc, Hetu, Beethoven, Albeniz, Rachmaninoff. Jean­ Francois Normand •. clarinet; Micah Yui, piano. Heliconian Clubl, 35 Hazelton Ave. 225- 4750. ,. •7:00: Sunday at Seven Concert Series. Chamber music by Bach, Telemann, Haydn, Respighi, lbert and others. Karen Rymal, organ; Barbara Ackerman, flute; Wendy Humber-Bornstein, oboe. Blessed Sacrament Church, Yonge St. at · Cheritan. 463-7942. ,. •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. See April 10. •8:15: Te Deum Orchestra •4:00: Songs for Oboe, voice and Singers. Richard Birney- & piano. Music by Bach, Smith, cond. Cantata Domino Faure, Brahms, Bart6k, and Jubilate Deo by Jean- Wil/iams, Britten and Foster. Joseph Cassanea de Barbara Bolte, oboe; Sharla Mondonville. With Beverly Nafziger, soprano; Kathleen Leslie, soprano; Paul Jenkins, h t J T I Flynn, mezzo; Jenny Crober, aute-con re; ay utt e, · F" t u ·t · Ch h bass-baritone. Glenn Gould piano. IFS • 01 anan 92 u 4 rc ' S d . 250 F S W 205 _ 175 St. Cla1r Ave. W. - tu 10, ront t. . 9654 0 5555. ,. . . ' . •1 :00: Glenn Gould Studio. Winners of the Toronto •8:00: Opera Hamilton. Opera A telier's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. Hamilton Place, Hamilton. 1- 800-575-1381 , 905-526- 6556. to . •8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Wurlitzer Pops Concert. Clark Wilson, organ. Mosaic of popular standards & classical transcriptions. Casa Lema, 1 Austin Terrace. 964-7176. . •1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Organ Recital. Programme TBA. Melva Treffinger Graham. 65 Church St. 369- 0020. Free. •8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. Recital Die sclione Magelone. Johannes Brahms: Die schone Magelone (song cycle). Russell Braun, baritone; Stephen Rails & Bruce Ubukata, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. w. 205-5555. , •8:00: Ford Centre. Manuel Barrueco, guitar. J.s. Bach: Sonata in g; D.Scarlatti: Three Sonatas; Barrios: La Catedral; Chick Cor.ea: Children's Songs; Villa-Lobes: Two Preludes; Rodrigo: Three Spanish Pieces. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-22 22. .50,,.50 •8:00: Toronto Symphony Great Performers Recital. Yo­ Yo Ma, cello & Emanuel Ax, piano. Roy Thom son Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-7769. .25 to .25.

.A.PRIL PARMELA ATTARIWALA The ATTAR Project Thursday April 4, tickets: & Violinist/violist PARMELA ATIARIWALA performs music by Western composers influenced by India. Works by Harry Somers, Robert Rosen Rick Bidlack, and Violeta Dinescu utilize variously a muezz i~' s call to prayer, microtonal ragas, computer-generated drones, Sikh devotional poetry, tar)pura, tabla and Tibetan singing bowls. She'll be joined in performance by enchanting Indian vocalist Kiran Ahluwalia and local tabla wizard Ravi Naimpally. BEVERLEY JOHNSTON / BARBARA PRITCHARD Thursday April 11, admission & Two of Canada's leading new music specialists join forces for a program of virtuosic works for piano and percussion. Featured is a piece by Aseon Han, calling for special effects created inside the piano, and for the use of found percussion instruments such as flower pots, iron rods and coil springs.Aiso, music by Peter Hatch Robert Rosen , and a work for' vibraphone and tape by Wes Wraggett, dedicated to Toru Takemitsu. ELECTRIK CHAMBER MUSIK Works by Henry Kucharzyk Friday April12 tickets & A concert of music that blurs the boundary between acoustic and electronic. Performers include JON GOLDSMITH on keyboards, the 40 FINGERS saxophone quartet, percussionists BLAIR MacKAY and RICHARD SACKS, trumpet player MICHAEL WHITE, ROBERT STEVENSON on clarinets, and bassist ROBERTO OCCHIPINITI. NEW WORLD MUSIC Saturday April 13 admission & The third and final installment of this musical melting pot series mixes it up with native Canadian, eastern European, Chinese, and Chilean sounds. JACQUI LA VALLEY is a singer and story teller in the Ojibwa tradition, in which one does not compose music - songs are given to individual singers in dreams and visions. Clarinettist MARTIN VAN DE VEN will be joined by IAN McNALLY on guitar and GEORGE GAO on erhu, to explore powerfully expressive melodies common from Eastern Europe throughout the Middle East into western China. GEORGE GAO, a former erhu soloist with the China Central Orchestra, and a winner of multiple performance awards, is united with HAI-JING GAO on voice and RAVI NAIMPALLY on tabla. EDGARDO MOAENO is proficient on several string, percussion and wind instruments traditional in Venezuela, Trinidad and Chile, including kena, sikus and cuatro. He will combine forces with RODRIGO CHAVEZ, USA LINDO, and ANNE LEDERMAN to explore the intersection of Chilean and West African rhythms. the 179 Richmond Street West (near University Ave.) All performances begin at 8:00 pm. Tickets and information call 416/204-1080 Solo lnstruments 1 Trios 1 Quartets LlONHEART STUDlO 9 10 Queen St. West, Studio Bo2 Toronto, ON M6J LG6 (416} 516-9942 One Hour Free With This Ad CLASSIC A L96F~ TORONTO CLASSICALIO)Fk f~SHRN ON l~ R I O Wake up with Bill Anderson & David Franco, for a morning full of great music, news, weather & international business reports. Spend the afternoon with Michael Lyons, a potpourri of the best from all musical worlds. And, every Saturday night go to the opera with Catherine Belyea. CLASSICAL 96 & 103 FM Your favourite classical music! \

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