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Volume 10 Issue 9 - June 2005

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... CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA for Strings; Griffes: Poem for Flute & Orches· Ira; Gilbert and Sullivan excerpts; Morricone: St. Jude's Choir; orchestra; John Laing, organ· ist/conductor. St. Jude's Church, 160 William St. Oakville. 905-B44-3972. ,.50. Gabriel's Oboe & other works. Ada Balone, Sunday June 05 violin; Jennifer Langton, flute; Chris Wilson, bass; Hubert Brard, oboe; Terry Kowalczuk, - 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. conductor. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Taffanel Wind Ensemble. Classical wind Sherbourne St. 416-925-9872 x2066. trio. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905· (advance), (door). 893-1121. Gallery admission: ,, - 8:00: Gesher Theater. City-Odessa Sto· (family rate). ries. Stories of Isaac Babel with original - 1 :30: Spadina Historical House and music & songs. Toronto Centre for the Gardens. Music in the Orchard: Moresca. Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. For Jen Francisco, voice & percussion; Mike complete run see music theatre listings. Franklin, voice, woodwinds, hurdy-gurdy & - 8:00: Past Perfect. Outrageous For· percussion. 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392- · tune. Programme of Baroque music explor· ing the strange and splendid. Kathleen Ka· jioka. violin; Daniela Pierson, baroque violin; Nicholas Walker, gamba; Gabriel Shuford, harpsichord. St. Thomas's Church, 3B3 Huron St. 416-975-9461. . 6910. Free. - 2:00: Blue Man Group. Percussion & Oadaist performance art. Panasonic Thea· tre, 651Yonge. 416-B72-11l1. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 2:00: Chamber Music Society of Mis- - 8:00: Peter McCutcheon in Concert. sissauga. Youth Talent Showcase. Royal Rejoice! Sing the Mighty Power of God. Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mis· music from many countries & times. Zimfira Poloz, artistic director. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-762-0657. -B. - 3:00 & B:OO: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Junior and Senior Children's Choirs. ACM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-40B-2B24 x321. Free. - 3:00: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival.· Norwegian Soloists' Choir/Pro Coro Canada. Music by Purcell, Mendelssohn, Bevan, Grieg, Nysetdt & Sandstrom. Grete Pedersen & Richard Sparks, conductors. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366· 7723. -. - 3:00: Sunrise String Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet in d K.421; Dvorak: String Quintet in G Op. 77; Rossini: Duo for cello and double bass. Guest: Troy Milleker, double bass. College Street United Church, 454 College St. 416-782-4727. ,$10. · - 7:30: 5 Choirs with 1 Voice. Joint con­ - 3:30: Saint Anne's Church. Great Ca· Peter McCutcheon, tenor; Alfred Kunz Sing· sissauga. 905-306-6000. $ 24, B(sr), thedral Anthems. Music by Bairstow, How· ers; Alfred Kunz, conductor. Timothy Eaton (st). ells, Parry, Stanford & Wood. David Braund Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 416-260· - 2:00: Contreras Quartet. Mozart: & Peter J. Orme, organ; Clement Carelse & 9500. . String Quartet in G K.387; Bartok: String P. John H. Stephenson, directors. 270 - B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Quartet #2. The Music Room, 135 Watson Gladstone Ave. 416-767-7290. Admission Voices Choral Festival Opening Gala. World Ave. Oakville. RSVP: 905-844-6290. . by donation. Proceeds to the ongoing Organ premiere performances of works by - 2:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Restoration. Schafer & Tavener; music by Gorecki & Band. Parlour Music. Concert of hits from - 6:30: Raag-Mala Society. Canadian Rachmaninov. Elora Festival Singers; Latvi· the 1800's. Etobicoke Wind Quintet. Par· Artists of Indian Classical Music. Smt. an Radio Choir; Norwegian Soloists' Choir; lour, Applewood Homestead, 450 The West Ramneek Singh, vocal; Harpal Singh, tabla; Pro Coro Canada; To nu Kaljuste, conductor. Mall. 416-410-1570. . Or. Nelesh Nadkarni, harmonium; Hardial Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. . - 2:00 & 7:00: Kitchener Waterloo Phil· Singh, tanpura; Neeraj Prem, sitar & other East. 416-366-7723. -. harmonic Choir. Shore: lord of the Rings performers. Medical Sciences Auditorium, 1 - B:OO: St. Jude's Celebration of the Symphony. Six Movements for Orchestra &• King's College Circle. 416-2Bl-3725. Arts. Vivaldi: Gloria. Haydn: Heiligmesse. Chorus. Soloists; KW Philharmonic Orches· ,$10. Ira; Youth Choir; projected images of origi· - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music nal illustrations & storyboards by John Community School. Trumpet Trios Concert. Howe & Alan Lee. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 ACM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. Simcoe. 416·B72-4255. -$B5. 416-40B-2B24 x321. Free. - 2:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. - 7:00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. 79th Symphonies for Gessert. St. Simon's Spring Concert. Hellman: Di Naye Hagode Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905· (The New Saga); songs on Jewish themes 337-10B3. ,, (chiid under 12 in Yiddish & Hebrew; choruses from Verdi: See June' 4. Nabucco & Borodin: Prince Igor; other music. - 3:00: Alceste Concerts. Second Annual Guests: Miriam Eskin, soprano; Steve Viennese Concert. Schonberg: Ode to Napo· Szmutni, tenor; Toronto Mandolin Orchestra; leon Op.41; Suite for Piano Op.25; Wind Lina Zemelman, piano; Alexander Veprinskiy, Quintet Op.26; Four Songs Op.2. Rachel conductor & other performers. Leah Posluns Krehm, soprano; Vadim Serebryany, piano; Theatre, 45BB Bathurst St. 416-593-0750. COUNTERPOl,NT Jonathan Krehm, clarinet; Senya Trubash· , B, children under 12 free. nik, oboe; Atis Bankas, violin & other performers. COMMUNlTY ORCHESTRA Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. cert to celebrate the completion of the First 416-822-0613. ,$10. Annual Oowntown Community Choral Summit. mnJCC Community Choir; University SATURDAY· JUNE 4 · 8 P.M. - 3:00: Hart House. 1 Oth Annual Rupert LATE SPRING CONCERT Schieder Concert. Peter McGillivray, bari· tone. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416- en's Chorus; Toronto Song Lovers; Common including work from 97B-2452. Free. conodion composer - 3:00: High Park Choirs of Toronto. DUSTlN PETERS Sounds of a Better World. Children's choral Settlement Community Choir; Echo Worn· Thread Community Chorus. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416- 924-6211 x277. $10,. Monday June 06 - 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Mu· sic Mondays: String Duos for Violin & Viola. Julian Knight, viola; Etsuko Kimura, violin. 10 Trinity Square. 416-59B-4521. suggested donation. - B:OO: On Stage. All-Mozart Gala. Mozart: 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· - B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival.· Latvian Radio Choir. Music by Part, Vasks & Nysetdt. Kaspars Putnim, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366· 7723. -. - B:OO: WholeNote Magazine. Nine Mon· days Salon: World Music. Music of lndone· sia, Georgia, India, Middle East, Japan; old time fiddle & more. Hosted by World View columnist Karen Ages. St. George the Mar· tyr Church, 197 John. 416-323-2232. ,, family rate, 12 & under free. Tuesday June 07 - 12:00 noon: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. Faculty Chamber Concert. Walter Hall, BO Queen's Park. 416-964- 9562. Free. - 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday: The Glories of the Baroque for Voice. Alexa Wing, soprano; Michael Bloss, piano. 65 Church St. 416-364-7B65 x231. Free. - B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival: Huutajat/Rajaton. Finnish a cappella. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366-7723. -. Wednesday June 08 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital: Nicholas Schmelter, or· gan. 15B5 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 7:45: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music. Mozart: Sonata K.292; Martinu: Trio; Schumann: Selected piano duets Op.B5; Beethoven: Trio Wo037. Sylvia Dav· is, flute; Larkin Hinder, bassoon; Tricia Balmer, cello; Marcia Beach & Meri Gee, piano. Christie Gardens, 600 Melita Cres. 416-530-1330. Free. - B:OO: Oasis Vocal Jazz. Concert at Lula lounge. Variety of jazz standards & other popular tunes. Stuart Sladden, director. 15B5 Dundas St. West. 416-5BB-0307. . 34 ALCESTE CONCERTS THE MUSIC OF ARNOLD SCHONBERG Vadim Serebryany Piano Michael Friedmann Speaker The Gould Quartet Tom Fleming French Horn Jonathan Krehm Clarinet Rachel Krehm Soprano Anya Podrezo Flute/Piccolo Predrag Stojkovic Bassoon Senya Trubashnik Oboe Ode to Napoleon for Speaker, String Quartet & Piano, Op. 41 Wind Quintet, Op. 26 Four Songs, Op. 2 Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 3 PM Tickets: & -at the door Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm Street, Toronto The Toronto Jewish Folk Choir Alexander Veprinskiy, Conductor 79'h 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. He/jman; text: I. Fefer; arr: A. Veprinsky Honouring the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 416-593-0750 tjfolkchoir@sympatico.ca )UNE 1 -)ULY 7 2005

- B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival: Nordic Voices. Music by Dulay, Gesualdo, Stravinsky, Ravel. Messa· ien & Wallin. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Oueen St. East. 416-366-7723. -. - B:OO: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Debussy & Ravel. Debussy: La Mer; Prelude ii l'apres·midi d'un faune; Ravel: Piano Con· certo in G; Daphnis et Chloe Suite #2. Helen Grimaud, piano; Peter Oundjian, con· ductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.. 416·593·4B2B. -10. Thursday June 09 - 12:15: St. John's York Mills Church. Music On The Hill: Joanne Averill-Rocha, flute; Marianne Turner, piano. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free (donations accepted). - 7:00: Sherway Academy of Music. Spring Concert. Classical, jazz & contempo· rary performances on piano, guitar, voice, violin, electric bass, clarinet & trumpet; song, dance & stage performances by The Pop-Chops Kids. Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416-259-0251. $ 5(Academy & Affiliate members), $ l O(non-members). - B:OO: Civic Light Opera Company. My Fair lady. By Lerner & Loew. Joe Cascone, Catherine Uy, David Haines. Lloyd Dean, Julie Lennick & other performers; Joe Cas· cone, artistic director. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall'Drive. 416-755· 1717. ,.50. For complete run see music theatre listings. - B:OO: Music Gallery. The Handless , Maiden/Dark Pines Under Water. Electrovo· cal music by Bartley & Bolton; CD release of Bolton's Elements. Janice Jackson, so· prano; Christopher Foley, piano; Michael Dobinson, Paul Stillwell, John Sherlock, Rose Bolton, live electronics. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204· lDBO. $tba. - B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival· Erik Westberg Vocal Ensemble/Danish Radio Choir. Part: Doppo la vittoria; Brahms: Fiinf Gesange; works by Rheinberger, Sandstrom, Rolfe, Witacre & Serensen. Erik Westberg & Flemming Wind· ekilde, conductors. Metropolitan United Church. 56 Queen St. East. 416-366-7723. $ l 3·. - B:OO: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Debussy & Ravel. Roy Thomson Hall. See June B. Friday June 10 - 7:00: ROM Friday Nights. Season Finale: Ca'!ada Sings! Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 416-5B6·BOOO. - 7:30: Toronto Music Competition. Winners of the Music Competition; Jacques lsraelievitch. viqlin; Koff/er Chamber Or· chestra. Guest: Alexander Sevastian. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-93BB. ,,. - B:OO: L'ensemble vocal Les Voix du Coeur. End of Year Concert. Manon Cote. director. Al Green Theatre; Miles Nadal JCC, 75D Spadina Ave. 905-BB3-7951. . - B:OO: Lakeshore Arts. First Note Brass in the Grass Fundraising Gala. Hannaford Street Silver Band; Alastair Kay, trombone; Joan Watson, horn; Alicia Kay-Markson, host. Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 416-201-7093. . Part of Music & Art Festival (see Announce· ments etc. page 42.) - B:OO: Poor Alex Theatre. The Perfect life. Musical by Jet Matas. Sean K. An· drews, Susan Dunstan, Aaron Kyte, Michael Lazarovitch, Jet Matas & other performers; Wayne Gwillim, musical direc· tor. 296 Brunswick Ave. 416-Blt749B. (opening night). For complete run see music theatre listings. - B:OO: Roy Thomson Hall. Bobby McFer· rin, vocals. Jazz. folk & world. 60 Simcoe St. 416-B72-4255. .50-.50. - B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Festival: Images of Canada. Somers: Chura Churum; music by Atrican­ Canadian composers. Elmer lseler Singers; Nathaniel Dett Chorale; Chura Churum Vocal Ensemble. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-366-7723. · . Saturday June 11 - 12:00 noon: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Brass in the G;ass Family Concert. Showtunes & themes for movie and TV. Assembly Hall grounds, 1 Colonel Sam Smith Park Dr. 416-410-1570. Free. - 1 :00: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. TBSI Orchestra and Choir. Wal· ter Hall, BO Queen's Park. 416-964-9562. Free. - 3:DO: Kristian Alexander. Recital of Students. Green Room, Remenyi House of Music, 2.10 Bloor St. West. By invitation only: 416-B04·B856. - 7:00: Euromusic Centre. Karl lo, pian· ist in a Performance of Beethoven Piano Sonatas. Beethoven: Sonata in E Op.14 #1; Sonata in E-flat Op.31 #3; Sonata in B flai Dp. l 06 Hammerklavier. Euromusic Recital Hall, 2651 John ·st., Unit 8, Markham. 905· 946-8040. $10. - 7:30: Bloor Street Gospel Chorus. Feel the Spirit: A Celebration of Song. Traditional gospel music; original songs. Bloor Street Unit· ed Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416-536· 3076. $10 or pwyc. - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Phenomenal Feidman! Mendelssohn: Konzertstiick # 1 for Clarinet and Bassett Horn; Bloch: Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody); Bat Chaim: Love for Life (for 2 clarinets, double bass & orchestra); Piazzolla: Tan· · gos; Gershwin: Porgy and Bess. Giora Feidman, Joaquin Valdepeiias, clarinets; David Bourque, basset! horn; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Peter Oundjian. conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593- 4828. -. - 8:00: Cantores Celestes Women's Choir. looking to Summer. Music by Hal· ley, Holst, Tormis, Macintyre. Ellen Meyer, piano; Bob Weir, double bass; Kelly Gal· braith, director. St. John's United Church, 2 Nobert Rd. 905-470-6628. . Proceeds to the outreach at the' church. - B:OO: Jubilate Singers. lorca. Contem· porary & traditional choral music from Catalonia; music inspired by the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca. Polivios lssariotis, guitar; Isabel Bernaus, director; Sherry Squires, accompanist. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 905-857-2152. , (sr), $ lO(st), group rates. - 8:00: L'lntemporel Baroque Ensemble. Soho Square, 1765. Music by Mozart, Clementi, JC Bach & Abel. Mylene Guay, baroque flute; Laura Jones, gamba; David Sandall, harpsichord. Kimbourne Park Unit· ed Church, 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. 416-657 · 0076. ,,$10. - 8:00: New School of Classical Vocal Studies. 20th Anniversary Student Recital. Verdi: Va Pensiero from Nabucco; Bellini: Casta Diva from lJorma; music by Glinka, Gounod, Mozart, Schubert & Schumann; ... CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA •. NEW SCHOOL or CLASSICAL VOCAL STUDIES presents the 20th Anniversary STUDENT RECITAL 1985-2005 Stone Church 45 Davenport Road SATURDAY, JUNE I I, 2005. 8:00 pm Admission Student/Senior .00 416-927-9800 email: nscvs@yahoo.com www.nscvs.com Toronto Music Competition presents Winners of 11ieM • USIC Competition JUDelO Jacques Israelievitch 7:30pm 2005 35

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