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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTACentre, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231.Free.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met lute and Voice Recital· BenjaminStein. 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.-12:15: Music on the Hill Concert Series.Treasured Memories. Glori Gage, vocals; CarolGibson, piano. St. John's Church, 19 Don RidgeDr. 416-225-6611. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. NoondayChamber Music. Works by Ysayii and Bach.Presents the-Toronto Opera EnsemblePerforming Operatic Excerptsfeaturing theNew School ChoralewithWilliam Shookhoff& Sabatino VaccaThurs., May 24, 2007 - 8PMHeliconiary Hall35 Hazelton Ave&Sat, May 26, 2007 - 8PMGlenn Gould Studio250 Front Street WestGeneral AdmissionHeficonian Hall Glenn Gould Studio $ 30CALL 416-927-9800 forinfo and reservations.Jonathan Tortolano, solo cello. 15.70 YongeStreet. 416-920-5211. Collection.- 2:00: Northern District Library. An After·noon of Flute Music. Biisser: Prelude and Scherzo;Liebermann: Flute Concerto. Alberta Brown, flute;TBA, piano. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393·7610. Free.- 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.ltzhak Perlman Conducts. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeMay 23. .50-.50 mat prices.- 7:00: Canadian Children's Opera Cho·rus. Annual Junior Spring Concert. Choral &staged performances by Ruby, Apprentice, &Intermediate Choruses. Imperial Oil Opera Theatre,Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre,227 Front St. E.. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st); (ch).- 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. MeganLindsay, soprano. Rm 103, 90 Croatia St. 416·408-2824 x322. Free,- 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. ShowBoat. By Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein':'­Lesley Ansell, char.; Joe Cascone, artistic director.Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview MallDr. 416· 755-1717. .50(Thu). For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: East Side Players. Rough Crossing.By Tom Stoppard; musical comedy. PapermillTheatre, Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd. 416·425-0917. ; $12(st). For complete run seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art.Radio Kontakte Concert. Stockhausen: Kontakte(original 4-channel version); Dhomont: Figures de, la Nuit (Faces of the Night); other works on DeepWireless 4 radio art compilation CD. Kevin Austin,presenter. See Announcements for relatedevents. Ryerson University Student Campus Centre,350 Victoria St. 416-910· 7231. ; O(sr/st); including CD.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. CatherineRooney, soprano. Rm 305, 90 Croatia St.416-408-2824 x322. Free.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. CommunitySchool Concert Series: RCMJazz Choir.Neil Block, director. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St.416·408-2824 x321. Free.- 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. Cool OrummingsInternational Percussion Festival: SteveReich@ 70. Reich: Daniel Variations (Canadianpremiere); Music for Mallet Instruments, Voicesand Organ; Music for Six Pianos. Members of theSteve Reich Ensemble. See Announcements forrelated conference events. MacMillan Theatre,80 Queen's Park. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).- 8:00: The Mosaic Trio.Inaugural Performance.Brass trio works by Frackenpohl, Nelhybel,& Uber. Ted Clark, trumpet; David Haskins, horn;Joel Green, trombone. Royal St. George's CollegeChapel, 120 Howland Ave. 647-883-7359. .- 8:00: Toronto Opera Ensemble. OperaticHighlights. Daniel Eby, director. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416-927-9800. .Friday May 25-12:15: St. Andrew's United Church. Wil·/iam Maddox, organ, in Recital. 32 Main St.North, Markham. 905-295-0351. Free.- 6:00: Cathedral Bluffs .Symphony Orchestra.Pops! Gala Fundraiser. Pops favourites.Paul Weston, conductor. Metropolitan Centre,3840 Finch Ave. East. 416-879-5566. , incldinner.- 7:30: Bata Shoe Museum. In the Shoes ofan Elizabethan lady: The Passions and Scandalsof Frances Walsingham. Concert and curator'stalk. The Musicians in Ordinary. 327 Bloor St.West. 416-979-7799 x242. ; O(sr/st);free(Museum members); pre-registration required...,;, 8:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Bayrakdarian.Kradjian (arr): Armenian Folk Songs forsoprano, clarinet, cello & piano; Khachaturian:Trio in g, for violin, clarinet and piano; SpanishSongs for soprano & cello ensemble. JoaquinValdepefias, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello;Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Serouj Kradjian,piano; Benjamin Bowman, violin. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555.; (sr); (st). ·- 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. SomeEnchanted Evening: Music from the AmericanSongbook. The Gershwins, Arlen, Porter, & others.Guest: John Sherwood, jazz pianist; HarrisLoewen, music director. Royal York Road UnitedChurch, 851 Royal York Rd.416-239-1131'x49..- 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Conductor Collage: Triumphant Majesty. Mozart:Overture to ldomeneo; Castelnuovo· Tedesco:Concerto #1 for guitar; Tchaikovsky: Symphony#5. Daniel Bolshoy, guitar; Roberto DeClara, conductor.Scarlett Heights Academy, 15 T rehorneDr.416-239-5665. ; (sr/st); free(l 6 &under with adult).- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre NextSteps/Menaka Thakkar Dance Company. Riaz(Practice), Homecoming, & Parashakti (PrimordialEnergy). Classical Bharatnatyam movementswith modern twist, Natasha Bakht, dancer/char.;Menaka Thakkar, char. Premiere Dance Theatre,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/arts professional). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: I Furiosi. Welcome to the Jungle.Guests: Jed Wentz, traverso; Max Mandel, viola;Olivier Fortin, harpsichord. Grace Church on-the­Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-536-2943. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Jean Edwards. Song Journey. JeanEdwards, soprano; Brahm Goldhamer, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-486·4172. .- 8:00: Music at St. Clement's. Max Woo/aver& The Digby Ravens. Bluegrass. St. Clement'sChurch, 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-483-6664. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. And StillWe Sing: The Niagara Movement. Two ~ctors;Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. George Wes·ton Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111.- .50; -.50(65 +/st with ID).Canadian Children's Opera ChorusArtistic Director Ann Cooper Gay!Be a 9'wd oJ tire Jl;tagk! 2007/08 AUDITIONSApplications available online ON NOWor call todayConcert, Curator's Talk and Gallery VisitBATA SHOE MUSEUM1n tlieSfi.oes of an 'E{izabetlianLatfy:'Ifie. Passions anaScaJUfafs of ! WalsinghamFrances, the daughter of the first Queen Elizabeth'sspymaster, led an intriguing life which could only have beenconducted in spectacular costume and to the tune ofevocative, passionate music. Get to know her with acurator's talk, period music from The Musicians InOrdinary, and a treasured pair of her shoes.Friday May 25,7:30-9:30 pmDoors open 7 pmSpring Concert - Junior Divisions:May 24 - Imperial Oil Opera TheatreCarmen With a Twist - Senior Divisions:May 26 - Christ Church Deer ParkTickets at t11e door: See ev!'nt listings for details(416) 366-0467 \~, I www.canadianchildrensopera.comPre-registration required:Call 416-979-7799x242Free for Bata ShoeMuseum members; seniors and students; adultsThe Musicians in Ordinary are HallieFishel, soprano and John Edwards, lute327 Bloor Street West, at St. - - - - - - --- - - - -- - -- -- --- -- - --38 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM M AY 1 - J UNE 7 2007

- B:OO: Opera by Request. Music for Voice,Viola & Piano. Works by Loeffler, Brahms &others. Jessica Lloyd, mezzo-soprano; Luisa Corn·acchia, viola; William Shookhoff, piano. BartokRoom, North Toronto Institute of Music, 550Eglinton Ave. E. 41'6-455-2365. $12; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. 1964: The Trib·ute. Beatles concert recreation. Gary "Paul"Grimes, Mark "John" Benson, Terry "Ringo"Manfredi, Tom "George" Work, performers .. 60Simcoe St. 416-BJ2.4255. .50-.50.- B:OO: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. BrennaMclane, viola. Rm 305, 90 Croatia St. 416-40B·2B24 x322. Free.- B:OO: Soundstreams Canada. Cool Drum·mings International Percussion Festival· Nexus &Friends. Works by Cage, Takemitsu, members ofNexus; Ragtime, improvisation, & more. Guests:Peter Erskine, drums; Hugh Marsh, electric violin;Liam Teague, steel pan. See Announcements forrelated conference events. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416·366· 7723, BOO· 70B-6754.; (sr/artsworker); (st).· - B:30: Hugh's Room. Tanglefoot. 2261 Dun·das St. West. 416·531-6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising Mu·sicians Toronto/Arraymusic. Leftover Day·light Series. Jazz & improvised music. Arraymu·sic Studio, Suite 21B,60 Atlantic Ave. 416·539·8752. - O(sliding scale).Saturday May 26· - 1 :00: Metropolitan United Church. DoorsOpen Toronto & Toronto Organ Day. Metropoli·tan Silver Band, Fran Harvey, conductor; Mat·thew Coons, organ. 56 Queen St. East. 416·363·0331 x26. Donations accepted.- 1 :30 & 7:30: Common Thread Communi·ty Chorus ofToronto. Planting the Seed. Folk& world music. Guest: Eve Goldberg, folk singer.Walmer Centre, 1 BB Lowther Ave. 416-410·5022. B; (adv); (sr/st); $12(adv sr/st);orPWYC.- 2:00: Hannaford Youth Bands. In Concert.Youth, Com111unity &Junior Bands; Anita McAI·ister & Darryl Eaton, conductors. Walter Hall, BOQueen's Park. 905-B47-7682. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Soundstreams Canada. Cool Drum·mings International Percussion Festival· Percus·sion Theatre. Schafer: Tantrika (choreographyDavid Earle); Aphergis: Le Corps a Corps; Andries·sen: Workers Union; works by Tremblay, CherneyCathedralBluffsSymphonyOrchestraPops .FundraisingGalaPerennialfavourites by:BizetGershwinOffenbachElgarStraussLehar andDvorakExpect Something DifferentRobert Cooper C.M. Artistic DirectorEdward Moroney, Accompanist@ • • Iii•• NUVOII••• • ...• • New Choral Voices• lll A foray into new choral music: fresh,• ••• • Illinnovative and inspired! Experiencefl• • the varied colours of the human voice••• • .. in works by Rihards Dubra, Stephenfi Paulus, Rene Eespere, Frank Ticheli• llland many more.Iii • ,. II .Edward Moroney, accompanist... Robert Cooper, conductorfilll Saturday May 26, 7.30 p.m.Grace Church on-the-Hill,• • 300 Lonsdale Rd• • • fl• • ... Tickets: I Senior I O Student• • • fiat the door or ih advance.• • • •: : : : Concert Sponsored by: b a I i;.. $ @ G iU office 1y1tem1..torontdutsbounci IAn arm's length body of the City of TorontoThe Orpheus Choir of Toronto416.530.4428orpheuschoir@sympatico.cawww.orpheuschoirtoronto.compresentsJ ~ · cOuNTERPOINTC CHORALEWilliam Woloschuk Director·RAC1;4MANINOV'SSaturday May 26, 2007, 8 p.m.Greek Orthodox Church of St. George115 B~nd -Street (near Dundas Square)Tickets: advance~ doorwww.counterpolntchorale.comM AY 1 - JUNE 7 2007WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM 39

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