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Volume 10 Issue 8 - May 2005

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FRIDAYS @ EIGHT CONCERT

FRIDAYS @ EIGHT CONCERT SERIES 2004-2005 • • presents • SING FOR CANADA! with The Choir of Lawrence Park Community Church Mark Toews, Director of Music Ronald Jordan, organ & piano & Kimberley Briggs, soprano Jo-Anne Bentley, mezzo soprano Glyn Evans, tenor Peter Fisher, baritone Music of Paul Halley, Ruth Watson Henderson & Oscar Peterson Friday, May 5 t h, 2005 at 8:00 pm Tickets: .00, .00 (Sen/St) General Admission Lawrence Park Community Church 2180 Bayview A venue, Toronto (416)489-1551 Ext.21 (south q/Lawrence Ave. East) Ample free parking ••• CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA - 8:00: Fridays@Eight. Sing for Canada! Music by Bedard, Daley and Peterson. Kim· berley Briggs, soprano; Jo-Anne Bentley. mezzo; Glyn Evans, tenor; Peter Fisher,. baritone; choir of Lawrence Park Communi· ty Church; Ronald Jordan, organ & piano; Mark Toews. musical director. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551 x21. ,, (12 & under). - 8:00: Jin Myung Alumni Association. Jung Trio. Shostakovich: Piano Trio in e Op.67; Laderman: Piano Trio /12; Men· delssohn: Piano Trio in d Op.49. Jennie Jung, piano; Ellen Jung. violin; Julie Jung. cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. . - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. World Music Show· case. Students of the World Music Centre. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416·408· 2824 x321. Free. Saturday May 07 - 2:00 & 7:30: Harbourfront Centre/ Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Pur· cell: Dido and Aeneas. For ages 6-adult. Valerie Quinka, director; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, ·· 'Ifie Can"66ean • • Cfwralt of Toronto Presents: uTotal Praise" on Saturday, May 7, 2005 6:00 pm at St. Timothy's Anglican Church 4125 Sheppard Ave. E. Tickets: .00 for more info, call: 416-297-5406 Interested in becoming a member? Call 416-421-3301 231 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. ,. For complete run see music thea· Ire listings. - 2:30 & 8:00: Scarborough Choral So· ciety & Guests. We'll Meet Again. Music to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW II in Europe. Guests: Toran· to Police Ceremonial Unit; 78th Fraser Highlanders. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-293-3981. , O(veterans). - 6:00: Caribbean Chorale of Toronto. Total Praise. Marque Smith, director. St. Timothy's Church, 4125 Sheppard Ave. East. 416·297-5406. . - 6:00: Vocal Ensemble. Spring Concert with Strings. Vivaldi: Gloria; works by Mo· zart, Mendelssohn, Couperin & Kenins. St. John's Latvian Church, 200 Balmoral Ave. 416·247-7636. . $ lO(st). child under 12 free. - 7:00: Glimmerglass Opera. On The Town. Arias & ensembles by Mozart, Brit· ten & Bernstein. Megan Besley, Donna Smith, Laurel Cameron, Sarah Williams. Chad A. Johnson & other performers; Eric Einhorn, director. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazel· ton Ave. 607· 547-5704 ext. 231. Free. - 7:30: Deer Park Concerts. William Wright, organ. Music by Thuile, Rinck, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Widor, Petrali, M ISS I SSAUGA . . Living Arts Centre, Mississauga -'i.£_,,_,., Free Underground Parking (J/J/!/1.1"".,,.,...,.'!/' www.mississaugasymphony.com - Featuring selec t ions from Verdi's AIDA Wagner's LOI ICNGRIN Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE and morel .featurtngth•· Mississauga Symphony "::::":"OP ERA5 GREATEST HITS May 7, 2005 Tickets: / • With · • special guests • Bp.m. Mississauga Choral Society Chc:uY· MAY 1 - )UNE 7 2005

Diana & Reger. Deer Park Church, 129 St. Clair Ave. West, 416-481·2979. ,. - 7:30: Diva! Diva! Diva! A Night at the Opera: 3 One Act Operas. Kapilow: Green Eggs and Ham; Menotti: The Telephone; The Medium. Lorne Brown, storyteller; Nicole Bellamy, piano; Mike Ross, stage director. Calvin Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416·846·5438. ,,$10. - 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. Singing With Spirit. Spring programme. Louise Jar· dine, director; Pascal Ou Perron, accompa· nist. Westway United Church, 8 Templar Or. 416·231·9120. $10, children under 12 free. - 7:30: Melodic Voices. A Spring Fant a· sy. Arias & duets by Puccini, Verdi, Tosti & others. Barbara Goldman, Christine Chan, Tatiana Kapelush, sopranos; Cecilia Song, acoompanist. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647·298·2429. . - 7:30: RCM Community School. TBth Annual Suzuki Festival Gala Concert. A eel· ebration of Suzuki music & musicians. Per· formers: Festival participants & adjudica· tors. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia. 416· 408·2824 x321. $10,. - 7:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel: Oeborah. Trinity·St. Paul's Centre. See May 5. - 7:30: Toronto Children's Chorus. Hap· py Birthday Eleanor Oaley. Daley: Vestigia & other works. TCC Choirs; Amabile Young Men's Ensemble; Giles Tomkins, baritone; Carol Benyon, Ken Fleet, conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·932·8666 x.231. .25·. - 7:30: Toronto Sinfonietta/Ryerson University Oakham House Choir. Men· delssohn: Elijah. Gregory Dahl, baritone; Miriam Khalil, soprano; Deborah Overes, contralto; Eric Shaw, tenor; Matthew Jask· iewicz, conductor. Bloor St. United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416·699·3390. (advance), (door). - 8:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band/Etobicoke Collegiate Concert Bands. May the Forces Be With You . . Etobi· coke Collegiate Auditorium. See May 6. - 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orches· tra. Opera's Greatest Hits. Music by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Wagner, Gounod. Guests: Mississauga Choral Society; Chrys Bentley, conductor; John Barnum, music director. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·306·6000. ,. - 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. 25th Anniversary Gala: Come Oance with Us. Works by Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Dukas & Royer. Daniel Swift, conductor. Birchmount Park Collegiate, 3663 Danforth Ave. 416-429·0007. , (sr), (youth, 24 & under). - 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Grande Ro· mance. Britten: Simple Symphony; Chopin: Piano Concerto # 1 in e; Tchaikowsky: Sere· nade for Strings. Katherine Chi, piano; Nur· han Arman, music director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416·205· 5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Haydn, Shostakovich & Schipizky. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 5. - 8:30: Living Arts Centre Mississauga., Gregg lawless, guitar. Pop, folk, Celtic, blues, ragtime. Royal Bank Centre Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905·306·6000. ·. - 9:00: Pirate Jenny. To the Moon. Jen· nifer Moore, voice; Bill Parsons & "Blair Mackay, instrumentalists. CO launch. Oancemakers Centre for Creation, The Dis· tillery District, Bldg 58, The Cannery, 55 Mill St. 416·461·8166. Sunday May 08 - 1 :30: Harbourfront Centre/Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario. Music with Bite: Triple Forte. Music by Haydn, Beethoven and Smetana. Denise Ojokic, cello; David Jalbert, piano; Jasper Wood, violin. 235 Queens Quay West. 416·973·4000. or 4 DEER PARK CONCERTS 129 St. Clair Avenue West Gust east of Avenue Road) Saturday-Night Organ Recital Series Presents its 35th season Organist William Wright May 7, 2005, 7 :30 p.m. Performing Thuile: Sonata in A minor, Rinck: Flaten Concert, Schumann: Study in C major, Fugue in 8-flat major, Mendelssohn: Sonata IV in Bjlat major, Widor: Three Movements from Symphony IV. Petrali: Allegro brillante, Diana: Rondo Polonaise in F major, Reger: Fantasia on "Straf mich nicht" General admission$ 20.00 Students and Seniors;$ 15.00 Call 416-481-2979 for ticket information or visit www.deerparkunitedchurch.ca, click "Concerts" Parking courtesy of Imperial Oil next to concert venue. for . - 2:00: Chamber Music Society of Mis· sissauga. Special Mother's Day Celebra· tion: Sunday Afternoon at the Movies. New music by Molinari; films Mighty like a Moose and The Pawn Shop by Chaplin. Mu· .,. sicians of CMSM. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·· 306·6000. , (sr), (st). - 2:00: New Music Concerts/University Settlement Music and Arts School. Mu· CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ••• oronto Children's Chorus Jean Ashworth Bartle, C.M., O.Ont. Founder/Music Director • Presents tlctppy'B, Vctley! Saturday, May 7, 2005 7:30 p.m. Featuring all choirs of the Toronto Children's Chorus (including the Choral Scholars and Boys' Choir) and special Guest Artists, Amabile Young Men's Ensemble (Carol Beynon and Ken Fleet, conductors) and Baritone Giles Tomkins performing the music of Healey Willan, one of Eleanor's favourite composers. This special birthday tribute to Eleanor Daley, a great Canadian composer of choral music, will include her specially commissioned new work, Vestigia,"with poetry by Bliss Carman. George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge Street (just north of Sheppard) Adults: /.50; Seniors & Students: /.25 Please call TicketMaster at 416-872-1111 or visit the Toronto Centre for the Arts Box Office (Mon-Sat: 11-6; Sun: 12-4) Performance Sponsor: I CIBC htffl!l.),j "Artistry, poetry, and impeccable technique" - La Scena Musicale "Exceptional warmth and intimacy" - Ottawa Citizen Tickets & info: 1-877-520-2408 www.guelphspringfestivaJ.org DUO CONCERTANTE Nancy Dahn, violin Timothy Steeves, piano , Prior to 2005 China debut Tour Inaugural Musicians-in-Residence 2005 Guelph Spring Festival Main Stage Matinee Sunday, May 8, 2 pm Guelph Youth Music Centre Works by Beethoven, Franck, Arva Piirt, Kelly-Marie Murphy Recordings avai!able on ATMA: .,,. .. GUELPH; Jl'.LJ?.RJNGp .,.. r:vli·< ·«·A.: Wild Honey: ECMA nominee - virtuosic new Canadian works Of Heart and Homeland: From Smetana and Dvorak to Piazzolla and Michael Parker A Deux - Beethoven, Stravinsky, Ravel, Brahms www.duoconcertante.com MAY 1 - )UNE 7 2005 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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