Welcome to WholeNote's LIVE LISTINGS (GTA) READERS PLEASE NOTE: l'rrsrnll'rs' plans rhangr; and wr occasional!· makt· mistakrs! l'kasr ahrn·s ust• thr phonr numhrrs pnn idrd to n1ll alwad. For Conn·rts lk·ond thr (;TA ser pagrs 51-5.'. For !\lusic Thratrr and Oprrn Listings srr pagr 5.t. Sunday May 01 - 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Cooler by the lake. Jazz ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893· 1121. Gallery admission: ,, $ 25(family rate). - 2:00: Music at Metropolitan. Band Spectacular. Music by Cable. Metropolitan Silver Band; Northdale Concert Band; Fran Harvey & Stephen Chenette, music direc· tars. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331, 905-886-0858. $ 15, $ 12. Benefit in aid of Out of the Cold. - 2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. Annual Concert. Slavic, folk, world, classi· cal & Canadian music; vocal & instrumental soloists. Iraida Erokhina, domra; Shevchenko Choir; Toronto Mandolin Or· chestra; Kaniv Dancers & other performers. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416· 533-2725. , (sr), $ 12(child}. - 2:00: Toronto Symphony Youth Or· chestra. Shostakovich: Symphony Ill O; other works. Alain Trudel, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-593· 7769 x372. - 2:30 & 7:30: Scarborough Bel Canto Choir. Welcoming Spring. Folk songs, show tunes & other music. Guests: Koruss String Quartet. St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd., West Hill. 416-757-9590. In support of The Kids Help Phone. - 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. A Coun· try House Weekend. Songs and piano duets by Ireland, Bridge, Warlock, Gurney & Wal· ton. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Norine Bur· gess, mezzo; Peter MacGillivray, baritone. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-735· 7982. . - 3:00: Chrylark Arts & Music Series. Daedelus Trio. Music by Franck, Bartok, Morawetz & Glick. Heliconian Hall, 35 Ha· zelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ,. - 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Around the World in Ninety Minutes. Music includes Russian Sailor's Dance, Marches of Scot· land; Newfoundland Rhapsody. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305· 7469. ,. - 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Mendelssohn: Elijah. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo; Dennis Giesbrecht, tenor; Chrys A. Bentley, artistic director. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. /, 1$ 15(srlst). - 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. Men· delssohn: Symphony 112 in B flat; Hear My Prayer. Marian-Samuel-Stevens, Mary Bel· la, sopranos; Michael Colvin, tenor; Talisker Players; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416· 443 . 1490. ,. For .Jazz Listings sre pages 5.t-55. - 4:30: Saint Anne's Church. Choral Evensong. Music by Howells & Berkeley. Choir of Saint Anne's; Peter J. Orme, guest organ; P. John H. Stephenson, director of music. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-767-7290. Freewill offering. - 7:00: Parkdale People's Concerts. Stravagante: baroque sonatas for strings; Atwood-Furguson: original compositions & other music. Andrew Fouts, Emily Eng, via· lins; Miguel Atwood-Furguson, viola; Jake Charkey, cello; Jonathan Davis, harpsi· · cfiord. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. West. 416-533· 7779. PWYC donations. - 7:00: Richmond Hill United Church Chancel Choir. Signatures in Time. Choral journey from Italy to Africa & beyond. Bar· rv Peters. conductor. 10201 Yonge St. 905-884-1301. ,,. - 7:30: Burlington Concert Band/Big Brant Swing Band. VE-Day 60th Anniver· sary Concert. Music to commemorate VE· Day; Churchill's Whitehall speech from May 8, 1945. (Dance follows - see Announce· ments, page 55) Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Dr. 905-637· 1661. . Net proceeds to The Hamilton Specta· tor Summer Camp Fund. - 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Joel fa· fard guitarist/songwriter. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·410-3655. ,,. - 7:30: Ontario Presbyterian Chorusl Bells of St. Andrew's, Scarborough. Spring Concert. Guests: heather & David Keith. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave. 905· 731·O136. Free (silent offering). Fundraiser for the Building Fund of Evangel Hall - Inner City. - 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble. Eng· fish Roots. Music of M.C. Baker, Brown, Elgar, Ireland, Rutter. Bridgei LeMarch· Brown, viola solo; John Trembath, leader. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-229-0496. $ 15,$ 12. - 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Pie· tures at an Exhibition. Honegger: Pastorale d'ete; Mozart: Piano Concerto 1124 in c; Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Michael Berkovsky, piano; Jeffrey Pollock, music director. Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ,, (under 12). - 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art. Deep Wireless festival: Over the Edge in Concert. Collage of found sound, sampled media, music & visual works; radio per· formance piece. Negativland, performers. The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. West. 416-910-7231. Door: , (st). ad· vance: . - 8:00: New Music Concerts/Goethe lnstitut Toronto. The Music of Jiirg Wid· mann. Widmann: Jagdquartett (String Quar· tet 113); FUnf Bruchstiicke; Nachtstiicke; Fieberphantasie. Jiirg Widmann, guest clari· netist & composer; Accordes String Quar· tet; David Hetherington, cello; David Swan, piano. 7:15: Illuminating Introduction. Glenn Gould Studio. 250 Front St. West. 416· 205-5555. , (sr), (st cheap· seats). - 9:00: Small World Music. Tasa. South Asian fusion. Tanbeer Alam, singer; John Gzowski, guitar; Ernie Tollar, bansuri & saxophone; Alan Hetherington, percussion; Chris Gartner, bass; Ravi Naimpally, tabla/ director. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-5B8·0307. , (series pass). Monday May 02 - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Noon Hour Concert: flora festival Singers. Faure: Requiem; Vierne: Messe Solenelle. Jurgen Petrenko, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. 60 Simcoe. 416-872-4255. Free. - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. fiddle Class Concert. Students of Anne Lederman. Lob· by, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. free. - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Percussion Ensembles Concert. Paul Houle, director. ACM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free. - 8:00: East York Concert Band. World War II - 60th Anniversary Concert. Swing music of the Big Bands; wartime songs; marches; songs of inspiration & hope. Guest narrator & host: Jim Paulson. Blue Danube Restaurant, 1686 Ellesmere Rd. 416-439-3542. .50, children free. - 8:00: Koffler Chamber Music Society. Mendelssohn: String Symphony 119; Cop· land: Hoedown; Gershwin: Lullaby; Tchaiko· vsky: Serenade. Jacques lsraelievitch, con· ductor. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-1880 x228. ,, VIP:. - 8:00: WholeNote Magazine. Nine Mon· days Salon: Opera in the Works. Scenes from the Canadian Youth Opera Chorus Magic Flute; Tryptych's Frankenstein by Andrew Ager & others tba. Henry Ingram & Allan Pulker, hosts. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-323-2232. ,, family rate, 12 & under free. Tuesday May 03 - 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday: Willis Noble, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free. - 7:00: Tri-City Gospel Chorus. Singspi· rational. Barbershop. Fallingbrook Church, 31 Wood Glen. 416-699-3084. Free-will offering. Proceeds to Aids Orphans in Afri· ea through Presbyterian World Service and MAY 1 - JUNE 7 2005
' Development. tor. Cathedral Church of St. James, 65 Madama Butterfly. Toronto Centre for the duct or. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 - 7:30: Music Gallery. Christina Petrows· Church St. 416-410-2254. . Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. Queen's Park. 416-586-8000. ka Guilico, piano in Performance. Southam: - 8:00: Small World Music Festival. The •CANCELLED• - 7:30: Elmer lseler Singers. The Celtic Rivers for solo piano. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-204· 1080. ,$10. - 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Violin from Scratch Concert. Vivian Waters, conductor. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free. - 7:30: Sir Ernest MacMillan Senior Public School/ Sir Samuel B. Steele Jr. Public School/Dr. Norman Bethune C.I. Annual Spring Concert. Music by Mozart & many others performed by 200 students in choir, bands, jazz ensembles, recorder group & chamber groups. 149 Huntsmill Blvd. 416-396-6575. Admission is a food donation. Wednesday May 04 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital: Barbara Hallam-Price, organ._ 1585Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 5:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Orff Ensemble. Cathe· rine West & Alison Kenny -Gardhouse, conductors. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free. - 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. 1 Oth Anniversary Gala Performance. Welsh hymns & songs; North American folk songs & spirituals; operatic choruses; Broadway show tunes. Guest: Shannon Mercer, soprano; David Low, music direc- Singing Violin. Kala Ramnath, violin; Vineet Vyas, tabla. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . Thursday May 05 - 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. lunchtime Chamber Music: Elise Bedard, soprano; Erika Reiman, piano. Music by Respighi, Chausson, Spencer Fawcett. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Admission by donation. - 7:00: Grace Hwang, soprano & Ste· ven Philcox, piano. Works by Mozart, C.Schumann, Turina, Poulenc & Barber. RCM Glenn Gould School student recital. Remenyi House of Music, 210 Bloor St. West. 416-220-4646. Free. - 7:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel: Deborah. Gillian Keith & Ann Monoyios, sopranos; Matthew White, countertenor; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Locky Chung, baritone; lvars Taurins, director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·964-6337. -, - (sr/st). - 8:00: Encore Entertainment. Company. Music & lyrics by Sondheim; musical direction by Ellen Kestenberg. James Vezina, Liz Best, Donna Jacobs, David Lang, David Cardinal & other performers. Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0558. ,24. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Royal Opera Canada. Puccini: - 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. la Cage aux Folles. Music & lyrics by Herman. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396-4049. $ 21. B(sr/st). For complete run see musit theatre listings. - 8:00: Tapestry New Opera Works. Nigredo Hotel. Music by Nie Gotham; libretto by Ann-Marie MacDonald; Alexander Dobson, Patricia O'Callaghan. singers; Wayne Strongman, music director. Ferment· ing Cellar, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-537-6066. (preview). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Haydn, Shostakovich & Schipizky. Haydn: Symphony 1144 Trauer-Symphonie; Trumpet Concerto; Schipizky: Symphony 111; Shostakovich: Piano Concerto /11. lgnat Solzhenit· syn, piano; Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. - $105. Friday May 06 - 7:00: Bengii Biikey, soprano and Turkish Choir. Spring Opera Concert. Opera arias by Bellini, Gounod, Puccini & Mo· zart; Turkish opera arias; Yunus Emre Oratorio. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charle s St. West. 416-496-9847. . - 7:00: ROM Friday Nights. Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Haydn: Symphony 1144; Trumpet Concerto in E flat. Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet; Peter Oundjian, con- Spirit. Down East music & entertainment. Guests: Mark Haines & Tom Leighton; Lydia Adams; conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-217-0537. ,. - 7:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel: Deborah. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See May 5. - 8:00: Bathurst Street Theatre. Broadw@y in Concert. Cabaret evening of song and dance. Justin Bacchus, Karen Coughlin, Cara Leslie, Erin MacKie, Sophie Schottlander & other performers; Michael Barber, musical director. 736 Bathurst St. 416-877-0587. ,. Portion of proceeds will benefit the Centre for Conscious Living. - 8:00: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir. Gala Fundraising Concert. Guests: Hamilton Children's Chamber Choir; Ars Antiqua Chamber Choir; the Sound of Hamiiton Harbourtown Chorus; Jennifer Lynn McMahon & Chelsey Schill, sopranos; other perform· ers. Tansley United Church, 2111 Walkers Line, Burlington. 905-523-7377. . Fundraising event for the Tour of Britain. - 8:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band/Etobicoke Collegiate Conert Bands. May the Forces Be With You. Marches, Vera Lynn ballads, Big Band tunes. Rebecca Whelan, soprano; John Edward Liddle & Robert Judge, music directors. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd .. Etobicoke. 416-410- 1570. , /(sr/st), children free. The Toronto Welsh Male Voice Cho·ir lQth Anniversary Season Spring· Ga.la Performance CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ... df!:, cbe celctc srtRtc Concert Miele • Concert Series presented by FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2005 7:30 PM GLENN GOULD STUDIO 250 Front Street West Toronto Sponsor What are you doing after work? Shannon Mercer, Soprano David Low - Music Director Lenard Whiting - Associate Conductor Kathryn Tremills - Piano Accompanist An evening of Welsh hymns and songs; North American folk songs and spirituals; operatic choruses; and Broadway show tunes Wednesday May 4th, 2005 at 7:30pm Cathedral Church of Saint James (65 Church Street@ King, Toronto) Tickets: .00 Call: 416-410-2254 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Special Guests: Mark Haines & Tom Leighton " A TWO·MAN FOLK FESTIVAL " -BOREAUS RECORDS Down East music and superb singing that will make you tap your feet and leave with a song in your heart. FOR TICKETS OR INFORMATION CALL 416-217-0537 TICKETS and Charitable Organization Number 88374 4385 RROOOI BIB Canada Councll Conaell des Arts
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