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Volume 10 Issue 8 - May 2005

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••• CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA - 8:00: Peter McCutcheon in Concert. Rejoice! Sing the Mighty Power of God. Peter Mccutcheon. tenor; Alfred Kunz Singers; Alfred Kunz, conductor. Timothy Eaton Church. 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 416-260-9500. . - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival Openmg Gala. World premiere performances of works by Schafer & Tavener. Elora Festival Singers; Latvian Radio Choir; Norwegian Soloist Choir; Pro Coro Canada; Tonu Kaljuste, conductor. Metropolitan United Church. 56 Queen St. East. 416-366- COUNTERPO!NT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA SATURDAY· JUNE 4 · 8 P.M. LATE SPR!NG CONCERT 7723. -. - 8:00: St. Jude's Celebration of the Arts. Vivaldi: Gloria. Haydn: Heiligmesse. St. Jude's Choir; orchestra; John Laing. organist/conductor. St. Jude's Church, 160 William St.. Oakville. 905·844-3972. $ 25. $ 22.50. Sunday June 05 - 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Taffanel Wind Ensemble. Classical wind trio. 10365 Islington Ave .. Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. Gallery admission: .. 1family rate). - 2:00 & 7:00: Kitchener Waterloo Philharmonic Choir. Shore: Lord of the Rings Symphony. Six Movements for Orchestra & Chorus. Soloists; KW Philhar· monic Orchestra; Youth Choir; projected images of original illustrations & storyboards by John Howe & Alan Lee. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-872- 4255. -. - 2:00: Blue Man Group. Percussion & Dadaist performance art. Panasonic The· atre, 651 Yonge. 416-872-1111. . For complete run see music theatre list· ings. - 2:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga . . Youth Talent Showcase. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $ 24. 1sr). 1st). - 2:00: Contreras Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet in G K.3B7; Bartok: String Quartet 112. The Music Room, 135 Watson Ave., Oakville. RSVP: 905-B44- 620. . - 3:00: Hart House. 1 Oth Annual Rupert Schieder Concert. Peter McGillivray, baritone. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. - 3:00: High Park Choirs of Toronto. Spring Celebration. Children's choir music from many countries & times. Zimfira Poloz, artistic director. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416- 762-0657. -. - 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Junior and Senior Children's Choirs. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free. - 3:00: Soundstreams Canada. North· ern Voices Choral Festival: Norwegian Soloists/Pro Coro Canada. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416· 366· 7723. -. - 3:30: Saint Anne's Church. Great Cathedral Anthems. Music by Bairstow. Howells, Parry, Stanford & Wood. David Braund & Peter J. Orme, organ; Clement - 7:30: 5 Choirs with 1 Voice. Joint concert to celebrate the completion of the First Annual Downtown Community Choral Summit. mnJCC Community Choir; University Settlement Community Choir; Echo Women's Chorus; Toronto Song Lov· ers; Common Thread Community Chorus. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-924-6211 x277. $10,. - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Junior & Senior Children's Choirs. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. free. Monday June 06 - 12: 15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Julian Knight, viola & Etsuko Kimura, violin. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598-4521. suggested donation. - B:OO: OnStage. All-Mozart Gala. Mo· zart: arias and ensembles from The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan tutte and more. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Michael Schade, tenor; Russell Braun, baritone; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205- 5555. *SOLD our - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. North· ern Voices Choral Festival: Latvian Radio Choir. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366-7723. - . B:OO: WholeNote Magazine. Nine Mondays Salon: World Music. Hosted by World View columnist Karen Ages. St. George the Martyr Church, l97 John. 416-323-2232. ,, family rate, 12 & under free. Carelse & P. John H. Stephenson, direc · tars. 270 Glad.stone Ave. 416-767-7290. Admission by donation. Proceeds to the ongoing Organ Restoration. - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Trumpet Trios Con· cert. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-40B-2824 x321. Free. - 7:00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. 19th Spring Concert. Hellman: Di Naye Hagode (The New Saga); songs on Jew· ish themes in Yiddish & Hebrew; choruses from Verdi: Nabucco & Borodin: Prince Igor; other music. Guests: Miriam Eskin, soprano; Steve Szmutni, tenor; Toronto Mandolin Orchestra; Lina Zemelman, piano; Alexander Veprinsky, conductor & other performers. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-593-0750. $ 22, , children under 12 free. Tuesday June 07 - 12:00 noon: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. Faculty Chamber Concert. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park . 416-964-9562. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral.' Music at Midday: The Glories of the Baroque for Voice. Alexa Wing. soprano; Michael Bloss, piano. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865 x231. Free. - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival: Huutajat/Rajaton. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366-7723. - . JUNE 4, 2005 2PM & 7PM ST. LAWRENCE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS TICKETS (416) 366-7723 :;:.:;:••• torontJartsbouncll f WWW.STLC.COM .jff!? -,.nr n..V'T· ,.." ..."TI• .... . .. ... _ ... _, . ... c:io,.i1-. ·JI\.J\Jl"-l I ..i!! The Toronto Jewish Folk Choir Alexander Veprinskiy, Conductor 791h Annual Spring Concert Sunday, June 5, 2005, 7:00 p.m. Leah Posluns Theatre (4588 Bathurst St., between Sheppard & Finch) With the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra Featuring the choral tone poem, Di Naye Hagode music: M. Helfman; text: I. Fefer; arr: A. Veprinsky Honouring the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 416-593-0750 tjf olkchoir@sympatico.ca · 50 MAY 1 - )UNE 7 2005

Welcome to WholeNote's CONCERTS BEYOND THE GT A Please alwa·s use the phone numbers 1>ro\'ided to call ahead. In this issue: Angus, Barrie, Belleville, Brantford, Caledon East, Canton, Collingwood, Elora, Galt, Georgetown, Goodwood, Gravenhurst, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, lakefield, London, Niagara-on-the· Lake, Orillia, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Hope, Sonya, St. Catharines, Stratford, Uxbridge, Waterloo For GTA Concerts sec pages 36-50. For Music Theatre and 1>era Listings sec page 5-'. Sunday May 01 - 12:30: NUMUS/Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Electroacoustica. Works by Payne. Bartley, Vande Gome, Lillios & Jean. Darren Copeland, curator. City Hall Rotunda, 200 King St. W .. Kitch· ener. 519·579·8564, 888·363·3591. Free. - 2:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Carillon Recital. Dr. Gerald Manning, carillonneur. St. George's Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 5)9·763·3000, 877-520·240B. Free. - 2:30: NUMUS/Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. TEXT/URE. Music with the theme of "texture": Bovet: work for organ; Enns: Piano Sonata # 1 (premiere) & other works. Catherine Robertson, piano; DaCapo Chamber Choir; Marlin Nagtegaal, organ. St. John the Evangelist Church, 23 Water St. North, Kitchener. 519.579 . 8564, 888·363·3591. ,. - 3:00: Friends of Music. Toronto Phil· harmonia. Excerpts & arias from works of Rossini, Donizetti, Mozart, Puccini, Delibes, Bizet, Verdi & Saint·Saens. Guests: Prague Opera Collegium; Kerry Stratton, conduc· tor. Port Hope United Church, 34 South St. 905·885· 1071. 800·434·5092. ,. - 3:00: Guelph Spr.ing Festival. Strings and Pipes. Works by Bach, Walcha, Albino· ni, Reboulot. Daveluy and Vitali. Anne Rob· ert, violin; Jacques Bouchard, organ. St. George's Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519·763·3000, 877-520·2408. , /$10(srlst), (eyeGO). · - 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. Virtuosi. Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes; Bruck· ner: Symphony #6 in A. Principal chair solo· ists; James McKay, music director. Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place. 905·527 · 7666. ,, (under 12). - 7:00: Amis du Jazz. Ted Warren, drums; Ted Quinlan, guitar Mike Downes, bass. The Church at Sonya, Simcoe Street 13 k north of Port Perry. 705·357·2468. . - 7:00: NUMUS/Open Ears Festiva·I of Music and Sound. Association for Canadi· an Women Composers Readings. First read· ings of orchestral works by Canadian worn· en. Centre In The Square Studio, 100 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·579· 8564, 888·363·3591. Free. - 7:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Gala Concert. Handel: Messiah part Ill; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2. Guest soloists; For Jazz Listings see pages 5-'-55. - 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival. The To· · ronto Consort: Treasures of the Renais· sance. Music of Morley, Playford, di Lasso, Monteverdi, Schein and others. Chalmers Church, 55 Quebec St .. Guelph. 519·763· 3000, 877-520·2408. , /$10(sr/st), (eyeGO). Monday May 02 - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Ensemble Les Amis · End of Time. Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time; trios by Murphy & Grigsby. Lynn Kuo, violin; Emily Marlow, clarinet; Rafael Hoek· man, cello; Angela Park, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West, Water· loo. 519-886· 1673. , (sr), O(st). Tuesday May OJ - 12:10: Guelph Spring Festival. Rebec· ea & Rachel Kruisselbrinlr, piano duet. Chalmers Church. 55 Quebec St .. Guelph. 519·763·3000, 877-520·2408. Free. Wednesday May 04 - 12:00 noon: Guelph Spring Festival. Music Competition for Piano, Bowed Strings and Woodwinds. Musicians under age 30 from southwestern Ontario compete for cash prizes and opportunity to appear in 2006 Guelph Spring Festival. Preliminaries. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 519· 763·3000, 877 ·520· 2408. Free. - 12: 10: Guelph Spring Festival. Ro· salind Pickett, soprano. Chalmers Church, 55 Quebec St., Guelph. 519· 763·3000, 877-520·2408. Free. - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Suzie leBlanc, soprano; Yanniclr Nezef.Seguin, piano. Programme of Mozart lieder. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519·886· 1673. , $ 1 O(sr). (st). Thursday May 05 - 12:00 noon: Guelph Spring Festival. Music Competition for Piano, Bowed Strings and Woodwinds. Guelph Youth Music Centre. See May 4. Friday May 06 Steeves, piano. Chalmers Church. 55 Quebec St .. Guelph. 519· 763·3000, 877-520· 2408. Free. - 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London. Great Canadian Proms, Eh? Music of people of South American heritage. Concert Players Orchestra; Gerald Fagan, conductor. Centennial Hall. London. 519-433·9650. 866· · 244·0762. ,. - 7:30: Guelph Spring Festival. Music Co_mpetition for Piano, Bowed Strings & Woodwinds: Final Concert. Six finalists perform. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St. 519·763·3000, 877-520· 2408. PWYC. - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. Epic Beauty. Jane Coop, piano; Yannick Nezet·Seguin, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·578-1570, 800·265·8977. ·. - 8:00: Laura PudwelL mezzo soprano in Concert. Cortis: Prayers from the Ark. Ben Bolt·Martin, cello; Timothy Carlis, corn· poser. Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church. 57 Stirling Ave. North, Kitchener. 519· 747-9625. ,$10. Saturday May 07 - 1 O:OOam: Guelph Spring Festival. Passport to Music. Events all day till 4pm; concerts and workshops for all ages. Vari· ous venues in downtown Guelph. 519·763· 3000, 877-520·2408. Free. - 2:00: Stratford Festival. Hello Dolly. Music & lyrics by Herman. Festival Thea· Ire, 55 Queen St .. Stratford. 800·567· 1600. -$100. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle. Karen Wierzba, soprano; Wendy Hatala, alto; Michael Colvin. tenor; Robert Gleadow, bass; Lynne Honsberger, harmonium; Robert Cooper, artistic direc· tor. St. Thomas' Church, 99 Ontario St .. St. Catharines. 905·688·5550 x3257. , $ 28(sr). $ 15(st). - 7c30: King Edward Choir. A Celtic Cel· ebration. Scottish & Irish songs; Gilbert and Sullivan favourites. Barbara McCann, direc· tor. Collier Street United Church, Barrie. 705·726·1916. ,. - 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Bach: St. John Passion. Leslie Fagan, Paula Rock· well, Peter Blanchet, Gary Relyea, Fr. Paul Mass·e1, soloists; Ian Sadler, organ; Talisker Players; Sydney Birrell, music director. George St. United Church, 534 George St. North, Peterborough. 705·740·6116. ,. - 8:00: Elora Festival Singers. Music of the Americas. Music from Canada, the U.S .. Cuba, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Paul Hal· ley, piano & percussion; Noel Edison, con· ductor. St. John's Church, Smith & Hender .. son Streets, Elora. 519·846·0331. $ 25. - 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Gala Concert. St. John's Church, Georgetown. See May 1. - 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival. Veritas Piano Duartet. Mahler: Klavierquartett (1876); Beethoven: Quartet for Piano, Via· lin, Viola & Cello in E flat Op. 16; Brahms: Quartet for Piano. Violin, Viola & Cello in c, Op.60. Harcourt Church. 87 Dean Ave .. Guelph. 519· 763·3000, 877-520·2408. Baroque orchestra. St. James Church, Cal· , / O(sr/st), (eyeGO). edon East. 905·877-8321, 905·877-6569. . - 12: 10: Guelph Spring Festival. Duo Concertante. Nancy Dahn, violin; Timothy SOUTHERN ONTARIO, CONTINUES ... MAY 1 - )UNE 7 2005 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM '\ •P 91usi.c. of Ochcu-itment April 29-May 15 April 29/8 pm Opening Night! Henry Purcell's THE FAIRY QUEEN A 17th-century "variety show" produced by Toronto Masque Theatre. Acwrs, Baroque dancers & nmsicians, and a scar-swdded case of singers including Anne Grimm, Teri Dunn, Benjamin Burrerfield, Daniel Auchincloss, and Danid Lichci April 30/8 pm World Premiere! Mary Lou Fallis premieres her new show PRIMADONNA DOES MORE ... 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