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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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  • Jazz
  • Toronto
  • Choir
  • Theatre
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  • Singers
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA(premierei. Aiyun Huang, Ryan Scott, percussion;McGill Percussion Ensemble; Eleanor James,singer; Robert Cram, flute. See Announcementsfor related conference events. MacMillan Theatre,80 Queen's Park. 416-366-7723, 800· 708-6754. ; (sr/artsworker); O(st).- 3:45: Metropolitan United Church. DoorsOpen Toronto: Benjamin Stein, guitar/voice. ThePark, 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26.-4:30: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto.Cultures and Customs. T rinity·S·t. Paul's Centre,427 Bloor St. West. 416· 788-8482. ;$12(sr/st).- 7:00: Canadian Children's Opera Cho- /rus. Carmen With a Twist. Excerpts from Carmen& The Merry Widow. Canadian Youth OperaChorus, with Principal Chorus & Boys Chorus ofthe CCOC. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge·street. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st); (ch).- 7:00: Rainbow Voices of Toronto Choir.Spring Concert. Including songs from musicalRENT. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St.West.416-925-9872 x2166. .- 7:30: Brampton Folk Club.Annual ShowcaseConcert: Back to our Roots. Tom Lewis, ·Brown Ale, performers. Sanderson Hall, St.Paul's United Church, 30 Main St. South, Brampton.647-233-3655. $12; (sr/st).- 7:30: First Evangelical Lutheran Church.Organ Party. Works by Buxtehude, Bach, Boellmann,& others. Andre Rakus, organ; Sarah Reid,trumpet. 116 Bond St. 416-977-4786. ;free(ch with adult).- 7:30: North York Concert Band. HeroicTales. Works by Gassi, De Falla, Huckeby,Schwarz, Whitacre, Fillmore, Offenbach, & others.John Liddle, conductor: Al Green Theatre,MNjcc, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-470-0272. ;free(under 12).- 7:30: Oakville Children's Choir. Fiesta!Latin American rhythms and folk songs. JohannesLindstead, flamenco guitar; Glenda Crawford,ALLIS CHOIRDirected By Peter Mahon-preJenl

- 2:00: Shevchenko Chojr/Kaniv Dancers/Toronto Mandolin Orchestra. Songs, Musicand Dance of Ukraine, Canada & Other lands.Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416·533·2725. ; (sr/sl); $12(ch).- 2:00: Soundstreams Canada. Cool DrummingsInternational Percussion Festival· DistilleryD;umming. See Announcements for related con·ference events. Pure Spirits Patio, Distillery His·toric District. 416·504· 1282. Free.- 3:00: East York Choir. Spring Soul. Folksongs, spirituals, & African music. Guests: FuleBadoe, Larry Graves, percussion; Adwoa Badoe,storyteller/dancer; Elizabeth Acker, accompanist;Jenny Crober, artistic director. Eastminster Unit·ed Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416·425·3812.; (sr); (st).- 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Concert Five.Haydn: Symphony #104 (London); Brahms: Piano\r 1l ~' U !i, Jl{;.VA ft{~ H Jli~~THING QL\HTETOil pcrid i11strumc111sRona Goldenshe1; 'iol i 11Genevieve Gilardeau, 'ioli11Anthony Rapoport, 'ic >LtLaurajones, celloSunday, May 'l.7, '.U)OTl-t6 6AST yoR.K C.HOIR.1'rtse""tsConcerto #1. Neda Nav~ee, piano; Errol Gay,conductor. 2:15: Pre·concert talk by Catherine ·Manoukian, Artist·in·Residence. George WestonRecital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·872-1111. ·; (sr/st); (18 & under).- 3:00: St. Michael's Memorial Chapel.The William Byrd Singers. Renaissance & Ba·roquemusic. Peter Mahon, director. 7788 YongeSt., Thornhill. 416·590·9412. ; (sr/sl).- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Wind Serenade. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 26.- 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Boe·cherini, Haydn, Beethoven. Boccherini: Ouartet #5in D, Op.58; Haydn: Quartet in C, Op.20/2;Beet,hoven:Ouartet in A, Op.18/5. St. Olave'sChurch, 360 Windermere Ave. 416· 769· 7054.; $ lO(sr/sl).- 4:00: Association of Improvising Musi·cians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & lmpro·vised Music. Showcasing local talent. 189Church St. 416·769·2841. .- 4:00: St. Philip's Church.Jazz Vespers.Hilario Duran, Perspectiva. 25 St. Phillips Road.416-247·5181. Offering.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.The Brandi Disterheft Quartet: Brandi Dis·terheft, bass; Chris Gale, tenor sax; Darryl Orr,alto sax; Sly Juhas, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416·920·5211. Free, donations welcome.- 8:00: Tapestry New Opera Works. J.Divas. The Ernest Balmer Studio. See May 26.- 8:00: The Music Gallery. Toca loca: ONEfa number divided by two}. Palmer: W is for ...(Canadian premiere); Ross New Work (premiere);Rzewski: Bring Them Home!; solo piano music bySprint:. Soul -Folk songs, spirituals; African songs, dances, stories, drummingAdwoa Badoe, dance, ;;torytellingFule Badoe, Larry Graves, percussionArtistic Director: Jenny Crober Accompanist: Elizabeth AckerSUNDAY, MAY 27, 2007, 3:00 pmEastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave.Tickets: (sr.) (st.) 416-425-3812 . Silent AuctionMAY 1 - )UNE 7 2007TALISKERPLAYERSCHAMBERMUSICNorine Burgess, MEZZO SOPRANOColin Ainsworth, TENORPeter Longworth, PIANOThe Talisker PlayersMay 29 & 30, 2007, 8 p.m.Trinity St. Paul's CentreTickets: / / Information: 416-466-1800www.taliskerplayers.caKitzke, Koontz. Guests: Vilma Vitals, MarionNewman, mezzo-sopranos; Opening: The Remain·ders (Katie Crown, Ryan V. Hays). St. George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416·204· 1080.; (Deal With The Devil); (artist);(sl).Monday May 28-8:00: Etobicoke Youth Strings.A SpringString Collage. Handel: Sarabande for Strings;Rimsky·Korsakov: The Young Prince and theYoung Princess; Trad: Celtic Fiddle Tune; Mozart:Themes from Symphony #40; Telemann: Cancer·to, Presto. Islington United Church, 25 Burn·hamthorpe Rd. 416·239·0523. Free.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. PatrickCashin, piano. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416·408·2824 x322. Free.Tuesday May 29- l:OO: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Mid·day. Fr. John Palmer, organ. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865 x224. Free.- 6:00: Halton Youth Symphony Orches·tra/Halton Youth Chamber Orchestra. SeasonFinal Concert. Janez Govednik, Caron Allen,conductors. Oakville Centre, 130 Navy St. 905·815·2021, 888-489·7784. $TBA.- 7:30pm: The Flyjng Bulgars. An IntimatePublic Performance. Early traditional Klezmermusic. Dave Wall, vocals; David Buchbinder,trumpet; Peter Lutek, clarinets; Tania Gill; piano;Victor Bateman; bass; Frank Botos, drums. TheTRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·923·8137. PWYC.- 8:00: House of Blues. Joan Armatrading:Into the Blues. Guitarist/songwriter/singer. MusicHall Theatre, 147 Danforth Ave. 416·870-8000..50.-8:00: Koffler School of Music.Koff/erConcert Band-Resa's Pieces. Leah Posluns The·atre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416·636· 1880 x228..- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. HannaMatthijsse, violin. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St.416-408·2824 x322. Free.- 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music.Tyger, Tyger. Vaughan Williams: Ten BlakeSongs, for voice & oboe; Arnold: Five BlakeSongs, for voice & string quartet; Jacob: Songs ofInnocence, for voice & string trio; Eatock: Tearsof Gold, for voice, cello & harpsichord; Ridout:Seasons, for voice, string quartet & piano. NorineBurgess, mezzo·soprano; Colin Ainsworth, tenor;Peter Longworth, piano. Trinity St. Paul's Centre,427 Bloor St. West. 416-466· 1800. ;(sr); $ lO(sl).Wednesday May 30- 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noon·day Organ Recital. Father John Palmer, organ.1585YongeSt.416·922·1167. Free:- 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rit;hardBradshaw Amphitheatre Renaissance FestivalSeries: The Madrigal Works by Verdelot, de Rare,Monteverdi, Morley, LeJeune & Scheidt. TorontoChamber Choir, David Fallis, director. Four Sea·sons Centre, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363·8231. Free.- 6:00: ORGANIX 07. Percussion & Organ.Balcom: Black Host, for organ, percussion & tape;Hakim: Agape. Michael Capon, organ; RichardMoore, percussion. St. Andrew's Church, 383Jarvis St. 416·241 ·9785. .- 7:00: LuminaTO/Art of Jazz Spring Cele·bration. Opening Night Bash. Kenny Wheeler,Jane Bunnell, Spirits of Havana with Kevin Ma·WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMhogany. Fermenting Cellar, 55 Mill St., DistilleryHistoric District. 416·872-1111, 866·577-4277. .- 7:30: East York Collegiate Institute.Grease. 1950s high·school·based musical comedy.650 Casburn Ave. 416·396·2355. . Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 7:30: St. James' Cathedral.A Great andMighty Music. Works by Willcocks, Ager.Guests: Talisker Players; Portsmouth ChoralUnion, Jonathan Willcocks, conductor; St. JamesFestival Chorus. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865x224. $TBA.- 8:00: Oasis Vocal Jau. Spring Concert. Pop,classical, Broadway, world music, & vocal jazz.Stuart Sladden, director. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dun·das St. West. 416·588·0307. .- 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music.Tyger, Tyger. Trinity St. Paul's Centre. See May29.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 2. Plus Dvorak: Violin Cancer·to. James Ehnes, violin; Jiri Belohlavek, conduc·tor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593·4828. ·$120.- 9:00pl)1 & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant:Jazz Guitar Magic. Roland Hunter, guitar;Jesse Capon, drums; Jon Maharaj, bass. 681St.Clair Ave. West. 416·658·5687. cover.Thursday May 31- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre RenaissanceFestival Series: Purcell's Dido and Aeneas -AMasque. Toronto Masque Theatre, Larry Beck·with, artistic director. Four Seasons Centre, 145Queen St. West. 416·363·8231. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital· Ryan Jackson. 56Queen St. East. 416·363·0331 x26. Free.- 12:15: Music on the Hill Concert Series.French Songs. Connie Price, flute; Michelle Kyle,piano. St. John's York Mills Church, 19 Don RidgeDr. 416·225·6611. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. NoondayChamber Music. Works by Haydn, Sarasate,Moskowski. Trio Nomade: Caroline Chehade,Andrea Picard, violins; Marie Helene T rempe,piano. 1570 Yonge Street. 416·920·5211. Col·lection.- 6:00: Al Green Theatre, MNjcc. MNjccYouth Choir. 3rd annual spring concert. 750Spadina Ave. 416·924-6211 x277. (family).- 8:00: LuminaTO/Art of Jazz Spring Cele·bration. Footprints: A Journey in Dance andDrums. Jimmy Slyde, Felix "Pupy" lnsua & MunaMingole; Veronica Tennant, host. FermentingCellar, 55 Mill St., The Distillery Historic Dis·trict. 416·872-1111, 866·577-4277. .50;(st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 2. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeMay30.- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising Mu·sicians Toronto/Arraymusic. /nterface withcellist Thomas Charmetant. Arraymusic Studio,Suite 218, 60 Atlantic Ave. 416·539·8752..Friday June 01- 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Com·munity School Concert Series: Ghanaian Drum·ming Ensemble.Traditional Ghanaian drumming,singing & dance. Master Drummer Kwasi Dunyo& students. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St 416·408·2824 x321. Free.- 7:30: ORGANIX 07.FinaleConcert:Choir&Organ. Works by Vierne, Byrd, Mawby, Pierne,Ronan & others. Senior Choir of St. Michael's41

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