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Volume 1 Issue 8 - May 1996

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  • Toronto
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... May '96 - -- ~~ ..... ~ " ' ......... ' ----- - ---- - EIGHT ~~~-~ -- - - ~~-· ..... "' ' ..... ~~ --~-- ----- ~--- ---~-~ - PULSE •7:00: Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, cond. Night at the Opera. Famous arias and choruses by Bizet, Verdi, Borodin and Donizetti. With Kinga Mitrowska, soprano; Malgorata Drag, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Mclare, tenor and the Oakham House Choir of Ryerson Polytechnical University. Bloor ·st. United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 488-0191. ,. •7:30: Bach Children's Chorus, Linda Beaupre, dir. A Musica/Journey. Music from The Magic Flute and Music from Israel and other countries. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,. •7:30: Metropolitan Silver Band. In the wMetw Tradition. Gue~ts : Jubilee Chorale, Orillia. Metropolitan United Church, Queen & Church St. 363-0331. , . •7:30: York Symphony Orchestra, Roberto De Clara, Deer Park Vocal Ensemble in concert with music by Fra~ Jo8eph Haydn, Wolfgang A~ Mozart Choir, Soloists, & Orchestra conducted by Willi8.In, W right Deer Park United Church 129 St. Clair West Saturday May 4th at 8:00pm Admission Information 962-3381 •8:00: Classic Jazz Society. Ria/to Rhythms. Polish Hall, 206 Beverley St. 691-0945. . •8:00: Deer Park Vocal Ensemble, William Wright, cond. Gisele Kulak, Dini Odynski, sopranos, Dennis Giebrecht, tenor. Haydn: St. Nicofas Mass; Hymnus de Venerabili. Mozart: Te Deum; Sancta Maria; Misericordias Domini; Litaniae de Venerabili Altaris Sacramento. With soloists and orchestra. Deer Park United Church, 129 St. Clair Ave. W. 962-3381._ . •8:00: Music Gallery. Mad for All Reasons. See May 2. •8:00: Opera in Concert. Cats/ani: La Wally. Celine Giangi, Francesco Petrozzi, Michael Downie, soloists; Robert Cooper, cond. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St E. 366-7723.,. •8:00: The Oriana Singers. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Dliorak: Moravian Duets. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 742-7006. , . •8:00: Toronto Symphony. J.P. Saraste, cond. See May 1. Roy Thomson Hall, 65 Simcoe St. 593-4828. •8:00: U ofT Opera Division. Spring Opera Scenes. Donizetti: Don Pasquale; Gounod: Faust; Puccini: La Boheme; Rossini: L'ltaliana in Algeri; Massenet: Tha"is; Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION PRESENTS A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS OF MUSIC PERFORMED BY TRINITY CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Massed Choir, Soloists Sunday May 5 at 7:30 PM Church of the Transfiguration 111 Manor Road E., Tel (416) 489-7798 Building, 80 Queen's Park Circ. 978-3744.· , . •2:00: Opera in Concert. See May 4. Soloists: Susan · Tsagkaris, Gary Rideout, Simon Fournier. •3:00: The Annex Singers, Brad Ratzlaff,. dir. Vivaldi: Gloria; Handel: Zadok the Priest, and other works. John Tuttle, organ; Marian Riedstra, soprano, Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, soprano. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 922-8435. •3:00: CAMMAC (Canadian Amateur Musicians). A Spring Concert of Rejuvenation. Fundraising Concert. Peg Evans, soprano, Miguel Jimenez, clarinet & saxophone; Barbara Morrison, piano; Matt Van Der Woude, guitar; Olga Van Kranendonk, cello; Bill Westcott, piano. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 763-5548. ,, (, incl. pasta dinner following concert.) •3:00: Canadian Chamber Academy. Skalkotas: Five 'Greek Dances; Comitas­ Aslamazian: Armenian Folk Songs; Karabekos: Images of Greek Islands; Vivaldi: Four Seasons. Cristos Galileas, violin; Canadian Chamber Academy, Kosmas Galileas, cond .. George lgnatieff Theatre, 1 5 Devonshire Place. 538-4342. , 2 senior/student. •3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Mozart: Vesperae Soler:mes de Confessore; Haydn: Theresienmesse, Symphony No. 48 in C. Sharla Nafziger, soprano; Nina Scott-Stoddart, mezzosoprano; Eugene Burke, tenor; Michael Downie, baritone; The Sinfony Players, Leslie Knowles, cond. St. Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater, Mississauga. (905) 278- 7059., . •3:30: Royal Conservatory of Music String Orchestras. Church of the Redeemer, Bloor and Avenue Road. 4 08- 2824, ext. 321. , . •6:00: Asian Heritage. Ron Korb 's Kappa Band. Ron Korb, flutes with Donald Quan, George Gao, Gary Nagata, Chiyoko Slavnics. Harbourfront Centre, 235 .Queen's Quay W. Studio Theatre. 973-4000, . •7:30: Church of the Transfiguration. 75th Anniversary Celebration Concert. Mozart: Missa Brevis in D, K.194; Handel: Organ Concerto in F, Op. 4 #5; Vivaldi: Gloria in D, R.V.589. Massed Choir with the Trinity Chamber Ensemble, Dean Perry, cond. Simon Dyk, cond. & organ; Kare_n Ydenberg, Kathleen Flynn, Anne Smith, Anne Yeardly­ Levitan, Greg Ellard, Mark Huang. Sam Cancellara, trumpet; Gillian Howard, oboe. 489-7798. Offering. •7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Chamber Orchestra. Simon Streatfield, cond. RCM Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St W. 408-2824, ext. 321. •7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. See May 4. Markham Theatre. 905-305• 7469. T111o opportunities to enjuy virtuoso violist Rivka Go/ani: May 5th 111ith violinist Moshe Hammer prtStnted by the Amadeus Ensemble; May 6th 111ith-Encounten '96 performing the 111orld premiere of Keniss' Sonata for Viola and ' Piano. •8:00: Amadeus Ensemble. Handel: Passacaglia in g; J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasy; Schubert; Sonata for Piano & Violin in g, op.137; Mozart: Duo for Violin & Viola in B flat, K.424; Henri Vieuxtemps: Duo Brillant. Rivka Golani, viola; Moshe Hammer, violin; Lydia Wong, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. p,. •8:00: Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Loris Tjeknavorian, cond. Shostakovich: Festive Overture; Saint•Saens: Cello Concerto #1; Khachaturian: Symphony #2. Alexander Chaushian. cello. Ford Centre, 5040 Yonge St. 4 31 -2428.

...................................... May '96 •8:00: Early Music Consort of Calgary. Love & Lament. A concert of 1 6th century sacred and secular music (lassus, Monteverdi, Tallis). Trinity College Chapel, 6 Hoskin Avenue. 658-3841. ,6. Tickets avail. at door. •8:00: Music Gallery. Mad for All Reasons. See May 2. •8:00: Trinity St-Paul's United Church Vocal Concert Series. Voices Re/yea: A Victorian Evening. Ann Tamm-Relyea, soprano; Deanna Relyea, mezzo; Gary Relyea, John Haley-Relyea, bass-baritones. 427 Bloor St. 461-7812. , . •8:00: Artword Theatre. Composers' Soiree. New compositions by Rob MacDonald, Neil Thomas and Colin Eatock. Timothy Minthorn, Neil Thomas and Roland Starr, piano. 81 Portland St. #201, 408-1146. ,. Mazo-soprano,' Mary De/li Co/14 tenor, David Dun bar and pianist, G/oria Saarinen, each a solo performer of international stature come together as the Greenwood Trio on Monday evening. •8:00: Du Maurier Theatre Centre Series, nMusic and the Spoken Wordn. Greenwood Trio. Music by Rossini, Beethoven, John Greer, Turina, Non, Debussy, Hageman, Barber, Mozart and Gottschalk. Mary Delli Colli, David Dunbar, Gloria Saarinen and Moshe Kim. Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen's Quay w. 973-4000. ,. · •8:00: Music Gallery. Henrik Frisk, composer and saxophone - Inventions of Solitude. James Tenney: Saxony and other works. - - --~ ~~ -- --=-- --- . NINE - - ~ ~- ~ ~:.:::_ .. ~ ... ·~ ·- ---- ------ - ----- -- - -- - With Brian Dickson, piano. Baptist Church. Organ Recital. 179 Richmond St. W. 204- 1585 Yonge St. 925-7312. 1080. , , free .with Free. cd. •6:45: Toronto Symphony. •8:00: Two New Hours and Evening Overtures. R. Soundstreams. Encounter~ Strauss: Overture to '96: Music by Vasks and Capriccio; Brahms: Sextet #2 Kenins. Talivaldis Kenins: in G, Op.36. Roy Thomson Concerto for Piano with String Hall, 65 Simcoe St. 593- 0rchestra and Percussion; 4828. .50 or free with Sonata for Viola and piano. ticket to 8:00 concert. Peteris Vasks: Fantasia •8:00: ARRAYMUSIC. "Landscapes of Scorched Unique Voices Concert# 3. Earth; Elegy (from Cor anglais Alison Came.ron: Chamber of Concerto); Stimmen. The Statues; Rodney Sharman: Encounters Chamber Apollo's. Touch; Ann Orchestra, Gary Kulesha, Southam: new work; Claude cond. Rivka Golani, viola; Vivier: Et je reverrai cette villa Arthur Ozolins, piano; strange; Waiter Zimmermann: Rw•rArlr.A Cherney, English new work. The Music horn; Russell Hartenberger: Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. percussion. Glenn Gould 204-1080. 7, . Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- •8:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. 5555. 5, 0. Ritesh Das, tab/a; Joanna •1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Recital. Sarah Parkinson, contralto; Christopher Dawes, ace. 65 Church St. 364- 7865. Free. •8:00: The Gryphon Trio. Andrew MacDonald: In the Eagle's Eye and works by John Knowlles-Paine, Schubert and Ravel. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. , w. 205-5555. ,. •8:00: Musica Beth Tikvah. Jerusalem 3000 Celebration Concert. The National Kibbutz Choir of Israel, Yuval Ben Ozer, cond. Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 3080 Bayview Ave. 510-1777. ,,. •8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Repertory Chorus, Donna Sherman, dir. St. James Cathedral, King and Church St. 408-2824, ext. 321. , . •8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn . Choir. Luedecke: Fanfare: A Prayer for the Earth; Raminsh: Gloria; Mendelssohn: Lobegesang, Hymn of Praise. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Janet Obermeyer, soprano; Dennis Giesbrecht, tenor; The · Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 598- 0422. •12: 10: St. Paul's Church. Organ Recital. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. •12:30: Yorkminster Park Das, kathak dance. AGO: Walker Court, 31 7 Dundas St. 979-6608. Free. •8:00: Artword Theatre. Festival of the Human Voicfl. "The Most Incredible Thing" - stories told by Lorne Brown; sound poetry improvisations by Nobuo Kubota, songs by Mhairi Fyfe with Archie Hughes, piano. 81 Portland St. #201, 408-1146. ,. •8:00: Ontario Goethe Society. An Evening of Song with Andrea Gerhard and Ursu/a. Lehn. Brahm Goldhamer, piano. Music by Wolf, Brahms, Schumann, Rodrigo. Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. 256-0219. Free. •8:00: Toronto Symphony. George Cleve, cond. Brahms: Piano Concerto #2; Symphony #4. Roy Thomson Hall, 65 Simcoe St. 593- 4828. .25 to .25. PULSE •1 2:30: Organ Futures. Organ Recital by Kola. and Kunle Owalabi. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363-0331. Free. •6:45: Toronto Symphony. Evening Overtures. See May 8 . •7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Percussion Ensemble. Paul Houle, cond. RCM Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St W. 408-2824, ext. 321. , . •8:00: Artword Theatre. Festival of the Human Voice. Fusion pop from India and North America by Cyr,!Js, guitar and vocals; Oswald von Wolkenstein, puppets and classical guitar by Larry Lewis and Brian Katz. 81 Portland St. #201, 408-1146.,. •8:00: Ford Centre. Marilyn Home, mezzo soprano. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. .50 to· .50. •8:00: Tafelmusik, Jean Lamon, cond. Viva Vivaldi. Vivaldi: ·cello concertos; Concerto for two oboes in d (RV535); Concerto for two violins in C (RV557). Anner Bylsma & Christina Mahler cello.; John Abberger & Washington McCiain, oboe; Jeanne Lamon, Stephen Marvin & David Greenberg, violin. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337. to . •8:00: Toronto Symphony. George Cleve, cond. See May 8. Roy Thomson Hall, 65 Simcoe St. 593-4828. Art! Words! Music! Sound! Sight! Poetry! Theatre! Artword Theatre 81 Portland Street, #201 Toronto 408-1146 (one block east of Bathurst, south of King) Artword Festival of the Human Voic -~....t.: Mav 8 - 18, 1996 Wed - Sat at 8 pm "'* A two-week extravaganza celebrating the manv wavs to tell a storv. Sixteen performers in ten shows ranging from storvtelling to theatre, from song to dance. A different double-bill each davf Tickets: ( students/seniors) Festival pass: · Plus: Artemis Cafe, a cabaret by cellist Brenda Muller and guests on May 24 and 25 at 8 pm

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