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Volume 11 Issue 7 - April 2006

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  • April
  • Toronto
  • Theatre
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... CONCERTS: Toronto &

... CONCERTS: Toronto & nearby Graupner, Marais & others. Janos Ungvary, Takayo Shimada, recorders; Iris Krizmanic, cello/soprano; Dora Krizmanic, harpsichord. High Park/Morningside Presbyterian Church, 4 Kennedy St. 416-241-5080. , O(sr/ st/CAMM AC). - 2:30: College Street Collective. Love's Philosophy. Darryl Burton, baritone; Erin Bustin, soprano; Melissa Haggart, mezzo· soprano; Kristjan Hayden, tenor; Miguel Malaco, saxophone/tenor; Eileen Keown, piano. College Street United Church, 454 College St. 416-732-5667. $ lO(at door). - 2:30: Newman Centre. Jubilant Brass. Brendan Cassin, trumpet; Stacy Allison-Cassin, trench horn. 89 St. George St. 416-979- 2468. Freewill offering_ - 3:00: Bronze Foundation. Handbe/1 Ensemble Concert. J.C. Coolen, music director. Royal York Road United Church, 851 Royal York Rd. 905-686-5676. Q_ - 4:00: Jacques lsraelievitch & Friends. The New Arts Trio. Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Arie Lipsky, cello; Rebecca Penneys, piano. Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Ave. 416· 487-4161. $ lO(members), (non-members). - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Afternoon Twilight Recitals. BCC & Youth Festi· val Singers. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 7:30: American Harp Society-Toronto Chapter. Ouartetto Angelico in Concert. T ribute to Milton Barnes, Tibor Polgar & Janos Tessenyi. Erica Goodman, Susana Remeny­ Prentice, Liliana Dimitrijevic, Vera Stern, harps & guests. Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, 105 Wilson Ave. 416-484-9951. , (sr/st). - 7:30: Les Amis Concerts. Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Mate & Baker. Winona Zelenka, cello; Jeanie Chung, piano; Russell Hartenberger, percussion. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416 929-6262. , (sr), (st). - 7:30: Rachel Chong. Songs Evergreen Vocal Recital. Handel: Ombra Mai Fu; Verdi: ~ THE Vissi Darte; Chinese folk songs & other duets; chorus also. Rachel Chong, soprano; Roy Cheng, baritone. Good Shepherd Community Church, 390 Bamburgh Circle, Scarborough. 416-499-4970. , O(st). - 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble. Works by Australian and English Composers. Walters: Divertimento for String Orchestra; Rawlings: Snow Rising; Beath: Adagio for Strings (Lament for Kosovo); Parry: Lady Rad· nor's Suite. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-533-194 7. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Arabesque Dance Company. Layali Arabesque. Gypsy Co-op. See Apr. 2. - 8:00: New Music Concerts. Baltic Currents. Guest composer Ramin ta Serksnyte curates a concert of works by Ciurlionis, Martinaitis, Tulve, Dzenitis & Serksnyte from Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia. New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, artistic director. 7: 15 pre-concert intro. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-250-5555. , (sr), (st). Celebrating the Art of Song The fascinating story of Irish writer Anna Jameson's travels in 1830's Upper Canada, set within music she knew and enjoyed. Monica Whicher soprano Elizabeth Turnbull mezzo Michael Barrett tenor Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata piano Corinne Langston narrator Monday May O 1 - 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. RCM Percussion Ensembles. Paul Houle, direct or. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 8:00: East York Concert Band. Music from the Movies! Larisa Renee, songwriter/ vocals. Blue Danube Restaurant, 1686 Ellesmere Rd. 416-266-1958. .50. - 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/ Organix 06. Wurlitzer Pops at Casa Loma. Lew Williams, organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 416· 499-6262. . Tuesday May 02 - 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday. Christopher Jacobsen, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 7:00: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music. Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria for cello and piano; Saint Saens: Sonata for bassoon and piano; Bruch: Four Pieces for clarinet, cello and piano; Bach: Arioso for cello and piano; Frackenpohl: Two Rags for cello and bassoon; Mendelssohn: Concertstucke for clarinet, bassoon and piano. Ronda Rindone, clarinet; Larkin Hinder, bassoon; Jennifer Brunton, cello; Marcia Beach and Meri Gee, piano. Belmont House, 55 Belmont Street.416-964-231. Free. Wednesday May 03 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Sharon Beckstead, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. - 2:30: Alchemy. An Hourof Chamber Music. Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria for cello and piano; Saint Saens: Sonata for bassoon and piano; Bruch: Four Pieces for clarinet, cello and piano; Bach: Arioso for cello and piano; Frackenpohl: Two Rags for cello and bassoon; Mendelssohn: Concertstucke for clarinet, bassoon and piano. Ronda Rindone, clarinet; Larkin Hinder, bassoon; Jennifer Brunton, cello; Marcia Beach and Meri Gee, piano. Valleyview Residence, 541 Finch Avenue West. 416 -398· 0555. Free. - 5:45: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. RCM Orff Ensembles. Allison Kenny-Gard house, Catherine West, directors. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416- 408-2824 ext.321. Free. - 6:00: Organ ix 06. A Tribute to Ruth Watson Henderson. Chromatic Partita; Ode to Newfoundland; Suite for Organ and Violin (premiere). Etsuko Kimura, violin; Bart Woomer!, trumpet; William O'Meara, organ. St. Basil's Church, 50 St. Joseph St. 416- 241 -9785. . - 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Suzie Le Blanc, Catherine Webster, sopranos; Matthew White, countertenor; Pascal Charbonneau, tenor; Nathaniel Watson, baritone; Tafelmusik Chamber Choir; lvars Taurins, director.Trinity­ St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964· 6337. -, -. - 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Spring Concert. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416· 410-2254. . - 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art. In Your Ear. Live radio variety-style cabaret, several performers. Drake Hotel, Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. 416-910-7231. (at door), (advance/st). Jacques Israelievitch & Friends presents The New Arts Trio at Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto 210 Wilson Avenue Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 4.00 p.m. Jacques Israelievitch Violin Arie Lipsky Cello Rebecca Penneys Piano THE NEW ARTS TRIO has firmlv e~tablished itself as one. of. \rnenc.a's most distmgu1shcd piano trios Smee its 111cept1on m 19~4, the Tno has performed 111 major cities throughout the { Tnii.eJ Si.ates and Canada. In l\e\v York C1ty the ::-JJ •:"\' _\l·(l'S 'llUO has appeared aL \lice Tully Hall, the 92'·j St 'Y,' and Carnegie IIall 's v\'eill Recital IIall \re're c:normou

Thursday May 04 - 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Noonday Chamber Music Concert. Montgomery Viol Consort. Works by Jenkins, Coprario, Holborne & others. Valerie Sylvester, Sheila Smyth, Marilyn Fung & Laura Jones. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. - 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky & Sibelius. Schafer: Scorpius; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1; Sibelius: Symphony #1. Simon Trpceski, piano; Tania Miller, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Sim· coe St. 416-593-4828. .50-.50. - 8:00: Andrew Lloyd Webber. Song & Dance. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Don Black. Louise Pitre, Rex Harrington, Evelyn Hart, performers; Wayne Sleep, choreography; Trudy Moffatt, director/producer. Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 416- 870-8000. - (previews). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: DanceWorks. DWT 58-Corpus. Two is Company, dance duet premiere. Peter Mundinger, composer; Sylvie Bouchard, David Danzon, choreography/artistic directors. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973- 4000. , (sr/st/CADA/WIFT/SCDS). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Drury Lane Theatrical Productions. The last Resort. A Canadian musical mystery. Donna Dunn-Albert, music director. 2269 New St., Burlington. 905-637-3979. , l(sr/st), (under 12). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Cabaret. Music by Kander, lyrics by Ebb. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396-4049. ; (sr/st/grps 15+). The Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir presents its Annual Spring Concert For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See May 3. Friday May 05 - 7:00: Oakville's Age of Enlightenment Orchestra. Premiere Concert. Cimarosa: Double Flute Concerto; Vivaldi: Double Flute Concerto; Handel: Harp Concerto; Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto (Andantino); Bach: arias. Milan Brunner, Joan Browne, flutes; Sharlene Wallace, harp; Janet Obermeyer, soprano; John Laing, organ; Charles Demuynck, conductor. St. John's United Church, 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-338-2360. , (sr/st). - 7:30: Elmer lseler Singers. Celebration: Harry Freedman & Mary Morrison. Music includes: Voices; Tokaido; 1838; Valleys & Shakespare Songs. Guests: Amadeus Chamber Singers; The Aeolian Winds; Lydia Adams, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St W. 416-217-0537. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Earshot Concerts. Kafka Fragmente. Kurtag: settings of Kafka's writings. Kristin Mueller-Heaslip, soprano; Christian Robinson, violin. Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen St. W.416-655- 6556. , $ lO(members/sr), (st). - 8:00: Ouodlibet Chamber Choir. The Sacred Word. Works by Palestrina, Brahms, Victoria, Biebl, Bruckner & others. Arthur Wenk, director. St. Leonard's Anglican Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 416-621-1234. , O(sr/st). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre. See May 3. d '·i·~ Wednesday May 3 at 7:30 University of Toronto, MacMillan Theatre 80 Queen's Park, (Museum Subway at Bloor/Queen's Park) Tickets: .00 Tel: 416-410-2254 or e-mail: Visit us @ ffl~/.. ,//_ ,, ~ ~I' Cimarosa: Double Flute Concerto f!:!/a/i:l!ll.W'l:z;t?~ Vivaldi: Double Flute Concerto CX',,/;n/,/pmnnpmt, Handel: Harp Concerto -((!'"'7~_~:;;;:~ Bach: Arias & Mozart: Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto Y(?~J~r;J'~ Lydia Adams, Conductor CELEBRATION Harry Freedman, Mary Morrison Friday, May 5, 2006 7:30 pm Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West, Toronto Guest artists: Amadeus Chamber Singers and The Aeolian Winds A concert honouring the artistic brilliance and immense contributions of these two Canadian musicians. Works include Voices, Tokaido, 1838, Valleys and Shakespeare Songs SPECIAL CD LAUNCH: Centrediscs, Canadian Music Centre SPECIAL BOOK PRESENTATION: Music Makers The Lives of Harry Freedman and Mary Morrison Walter Pitman/Dundurn Press Lobby Reception Following the Concert BIB Canada Council Conseil des Arts for the Arts du Canada An arm's length body of the City o1 Toronto to ro ntdartsbo u n c i I FOR INFORMATION OR TICKETS CALL 416-217-0537 Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm SEATING LIMITED - Suzie LeBlanc soprano Catherine Webster soprano Matthew White countertenor Pascal Charbonneau tenor Nathaniel Watson baritone BOOK EARLY! Wed May 3 at 7pm Thurs - Sat May 4 - 6 at 8pm Sun May 7 at 3:3opm Trinity-St. Paul's Centre 427 Bloor Street West 416.964.6337 Charles Demuynck, Guest Conductor Milan Brunner & J oan Browne, flute Sharlene Wallace, harp; J ohn Laing, organ Janet Obermeyer, soprano Friday, May 5, 2.006 at 7:00 p.m. St. John's United Church, z6z Randall Street, Oakville Tickets ( Senior/Student) at L' Atelier Grigorian 905·338·2360 1 or at the door HSBC@ HSBC Securities I ISBC S

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