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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAChoir School; Rachel Laurin, organ; Jerzy Ci·chocki, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65Church St. 416·241-9785. .- 8:00: CNIB/Li Delun Music Foundation.Piano for Vision Hope: Hu Hai Peng, piano,in Recital Works by Beethoven, Chopin,Ravel, & selections of Chinese & Canadianmusic. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -.- 8:00: Lumina TD. Book of Longing. PhilipGlass interprets poetry of Leonard Cohen (premiere).Ensemble of singers & musicians,from indie rock, classical & new musjc circles;Philip Glass, keyboards. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 416-872-1111, 866-577-427,7. -$125.- 8:00: LuminaTD. Not the Messiah. ByEric Idle & John Du Prez, comic oratorio (pre·miere). Toronto Symphony Orchestra; membersof Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; soloists;Eric Idle, soloist/narrator; Peter Oundjian, co·nductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. -$125.- 8:00: LuminaTD. Vida!: A Celebration oflife. Dance by List Alfonso's Danza Cuba'&Omara Portuondo, fusing Spanish & Afro­Cuban influences (premiere). 25 female dancers;musicians. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260King St. West. 416-872-1111, 866·577-4277. -. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Tribute Concert: Kenny Wheeler& Friends. Dave Holland, Bob Brookmeyer,Lee Konitz, Joe La Barbera, Don Thompson & ·Norma Winstone. Fermenting Cellar, 55 MillAsian Heritage MonthProgram:WorksbyBeethoven, Chopin,Ravel, Chinese andCanadian musicSt., Distillery H.istoric District. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. .50; (st).- 8:00: LuminaTD/Harbourfront CentreNew World Stage. Spiegel Tent 'n Tavern.Dancers, .singers, aerialists, acrobats & showgirlscreate Nouveau Variete-style theatrical ·entertainment. 235 Queens Quay West. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. . For completerun see music theatre listings.-8:30: Hugh's Room CarlosdelJunco.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Arraymusic. Interfacewith cellist Thomas Charmetant. ArraymusicStudio, Suite 218, 60 Atlantic Ave. 416-539-8752. .Saturday June 02- 11 :OOam: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Jazzrhythmics for Juniors.Toddlers to 8. Brian Katz & Artie Roth. FermentingCellar, 55 Mill St., Distillery HistoricDistrict. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277.; free(under 16).- 12:30: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Chris McKhoo/'s Fiddlefire!®.Fermenting Cellar, 55 Mill St., Distillery HistoricDistrict. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. ; free(under 16).-1:00: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Fruteland Jackson. FermentingCellar, 55 Mill St., Distillery Historic District.416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. ;free(under 16).- 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children'sPiano for Vision HopeRecitalJune 1st, (Friday) 2007George Weston Recital HallToronto Centre for the Arts5040 Yonge Street.8:00 pmAcclaimed performer China -The Blind PianistTickets: (VIP), , , , , Ticketmaster 416-872-1111www.ticketmaster.caCo-presented by:LangLang Classical ClubInternational (Canada Chapter)Chinese ProfessionalWomen of CanadaSupported byH U Hai PengTickets Available at:Toronto Centre for the Arts (Box Office) - 5040 Yonge Street 416-733-9388Huang Zhong Music Canada Inc - Highway 7 I Leslie 416-220-1982CNIB Centre - 1929 Bayview Avenue, North of Eglinton 416-486-2500 X 8248Harmony Music Inc- (Midland/Finch) 416-754-2228Enquiry: 416-490-7962, 416-486-2500 X 8248, 416-220-1982,; or lidelunmf@gmail.comChoir. Around the World in Eighty Minutes.T~omas Bell, music director. Royal Bank Theatre,4141 Livings Arts Dr .. Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. (mat);(eve).- 3:30 & 8:00: Les voix du coeur. FromCarmen to the Beatles/De Carmen auxBeatles. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.West. 905-883-7951. ; (sr/st).- 5:00: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Carla Bley & The Art of JazzOrchestra. Carla Bley, Steve Swallow,Howard Johnson and the AOJ Orchestra.Pure Spirits Stage, 55 Mill St., Distillery His·toric District. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. Free.- 7:00: Scola Cantorum Choir. Psalms.Works by Telemann, Mendelssohn, Kodaly, &Harmat. Ian Sadler, organ. St. Elizabeth ofHungary Church, 432 Sheppard Ave. East.416-971 -9754. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Annex Singers. Heavenly Bodies:Sun, Moon and Stars. Cabaret. St. Thomas'sChurch Hall, 383 Huron St. 416-538-3108.; $12(sr/st).- 7:30: LuminaTD/Young Centre. UnderMilk Wood. Play for voices by Dylan Thomas,music written/performed by Mike Ross, soundeffects by Caoimhe Doyle & Stefan Fraticelli.Kenneth Welsh, actor; Ted Dykstra, director.Young Centre, Building 49, 55 Mill St. DistilleryHistoric District. 416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. .- 7:30: Melodic Voices Opera Company.Romantic June. Classical, arias, & duets. BarbaraGoldman, Christine Chan, Tatiana Kapelush,sopranos; John Cutruzzola, tenor; VaguifKerimov, tenor/artistic director. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-429-2386. ;.0(sr/st).- 7:30: National Ballet of Canada. TheFour Seasons & Polyphonia & New Mrozewski.Music by Vivaldi, Ligeti & Louie. NationalBallet Orchestra; James Kudelka, ChristopherWheeldon, Matjash Mrozewski, choreography.Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. West.416·345-9595, -0. For complete runsee music theatre listings.- 7:30: St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch. Music for a Spring Evening. Vocalselections & handball music. St. Andrew'sVocal Choir; The Bells of St. Andrew's, TheChimes of St. Andrew's, Quintessence HandballEnsemble; Heather & David Keith, solo/duet handballs. 115 St. ~ndrews Rd. 416-438-4100. ; $ 5(st).- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. TheRick Fines Trio. Acoustic blues/roots artist. St.Nicholas Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. .- 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Bach &Sons, Since 1685. Bach: Violin Concerto in E;Orchestral Suite #2; C.P.E. Bach: Suite forString Orchestra; J.C. Bach: Concerto inc forviola and strings. Joyce Lai, violin; AleksandarGajic viola; Stephen Tam, flute; Tak-Ng Lai,conductor. Newtonbrook United Church, 53Cummer Ave. 905-707-1200 x2. ;(sr); (st); (11 & under).- 8:00: Counterpoint Communiiy·Or·chestra. Rhapsodys. Alfven: Midsommarvarka,Swedish Rhapsody #1, Op.19; Liszt: HungarianRhapsody# 2 inc-sharp; Rachmaninoff;Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Smetana:The Moldau. John Alonso, piano; Terry Kowalczuk,music director. Saint Luke's Church, 353Sherbourne St. 416-925-9872 x2066. ;. (adv).- 8:00: Lu min a TD. Book of longing. ElginTheatre. See Jun 1.- 8:00: LuminaTD. Not the Messiah. RoyThomson Hall. See Jun 1.- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik BaroqueSummer Institute Concert: Delightfully Baroque.T afelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Ann Monoyios, soprano; RufusMiiller tenor; Jeanne Lamon & lvars T aurins,directors. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 BloorSt. West. 416·964-6337. Free.- 8:30: LuminaTD/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Afro Cuban Jazz & Dance Party:Salsa Meets Jazz. Ricky Franco's "P" .Crew. Fermenting Cellar, 55 Mill St., Distill·ery Historic District. 416-872-1111, 866·577-4277. .50.- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now Lounge. Inter·face with cellist Thomas Charmetant. 189Church St. 416· 769-2841. .Sunday June 03-1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Taffanel WindEnsemble, flute, clarinet, bassoon, & guestpianist. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905·893-1121 , 888-213-1121 . Admission withgallery price: ; (sr/st); (family);free(5 & under).- 1 :_30: Spadina Museum. Music in theOrchard: Ventflation. Music of the late 18thMelodic Voices Opera CompanyPresents~omantic cflune ,An enchanting evening of classical songs, arias and duetsfrom the best operatic creations, masterpieces by Verdi,Puccini, Rossini and many others.Artistic Director - Maestro Vaguif Kerimov, tenorAlso FeaturingBarbara Goldman, soprano Tatiana Kapelush, sopranoChristine Chan, soprano John Cutruzzola, tenorSaturday, June 2, 2007 at 7:30 pm .Heliconian Hall35 Hazelton Ave. at YorkvilleTickets: , Seniors/St1:Jdents • For tickets please call (416) 429-2386WWW.THEWHO LENOTE.COM M AY 1 - J UN E 7 2007

& early 19th centuries. Wind octet: twooboes, clarinets, horns, & bassoons. 285Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. Free.- 2:00: LuminaTO/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. We Are One: Barry Harris andArt of Jazz Community Voices. Pure SpiritsStage, 55 Mill St., Distillery Historic District.416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. Free.- 3:00: Church of Saint MaryMagdalene. Trinity Sunday Concert. GregorianChant; Willan: Lady Motets; Haydn: TeDeum. With orchestra; Stephanie Martin, conductor.477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955.Free, donations to Healey Willan Music Fund.- 3:00: Penthelia Singers. 10th AnniversaryGala Concert. Works for women's voices;Bach: miniatures of cantatas; Brahms: folksongs & canons; Beach: The Chambered Nau·tilus (Canadian premiere); Bartok. Strings,harpsichord, & piano; Mary Legge, director.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416·205-5555. ; (sr/st).- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. 189Church St. 416· 769-2841. .- 7:00: LuminaTO. Book of Longing. ElginTheatre. See Jun 1.- 7:00: TrypTych. Heart and Soulstice:Songs of Summer; Songs of Love. Cabaretseries. Lenard Whiting, Edward Franko, &guests. West Hall Theatre, Trinity Church,2737 Bayview Ave. 416· 763-5066x1. .- 7:30: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. Bf stSpring Concert. Barnes: excerpts from Sefarad,Fantasy on Jewish Themes; Heifetz: DiLererin Mire - Ghetto Cantata (Canadian premiere);Varshavsky: songs from Der bobescholem (Grandmother's Dream); Lerner &Wall: Klezmer compositions; Jewish & Yid·dish theatre favourites. Guests: Marilyn Lem·er, piano: Wall, tenor; Miriam Eskin,Belva Spiel, sopranos; Tanya Podolskaya, alto& other performers. Leah Posluns Theatre,4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-0936. ;(sr/st); free( 12 & under).- 8:00: LuminaTO/Art of Jazz SpringCelebration. Tribute Concert: Jon Hendricksand the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Redux.Fermenting Cellar, 55 Mill St., Distillery HistoricDistrict. 416-872-1111, 866·577-4277. .50; (st).- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Rohan'sCello. Berio: Sequenza XIV; Lanchares: Espera,Luz, Espera (Canadian premiere); Dillon: Eos;Xenakis: Kottos; Shchetynsky: Pas de Deux;music by Kahrs, Baggiani, Current. Rohan deSaram, David Hetherington, cellos):l 5:-lntro·duction. St. George the Martyr Church, 197John St. 416-204-1080. ; (sr); (sl).Monday June 04- 7:00: Riverdale Youth Singers/Riverdale Young Singers. Voices In AVast land. Works by Canadian composers.Teodora Georgieva, Youth Singers conductor/artistic director; Alkiviadis Leontarakis, YoungSingers conductor. St. John's Church, 415Broadview Ave. 416-875-1587. Free, dona·tions accepted.- 8:00: LuminaTO. Not the Messiah. RoyThomson Hall. See Jun 1.Tuesday June 05- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMid-day. Widor: Symphony #8 in B, Op. 42/4(excerpts). Kola Owolabi, organ. 65 Church St.416·364· 78'65 x224. Free.Wednesday June 06- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital. MartySmyth, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.The Toronto Jewish Folk ChoirAlexander Veprinsky, ConductorLina Zemelman, Piano81 st Spring ConcertSpecial guestsMarilyn Lerner, piano &David Wall, tenor7sih imniversary salute to composer Milton Barnes;Canadian premiere of' the ghetto cantata Di Lererin A1ire(Mira the Teacher); Yiddish, Hebrew and other favourites.Sunday, June 3 , 2007, at 7:30 p.m.Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St.Tickets: (seniors/students ; children 12 &; under free}416-665-7766 (day), 416-636-0936 (evening/weekend) inslitutions/choir.htmlemail: tjfolkchd1(q) 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series: TheCanadian Mosaic. Choral selections & chorusesfrqm A Midwinter Night's Dream, TheSnow Queen, The Hobbit, & A Dickens of aChristmas. Gergely Szokolay, Errol Gay, piano;Canadian Children's Opera Chorus, Ann CooperGay, conductor. Four Seasons Centre, 145Queen St. West. 416·363·8231. Free.- 7:30: Tapestry New Opera Works.Wordplay. Festival of libretto readings & musicalexcerpts, including short operas of Operato Go 2008. Various times froin 7:30. TheErnest Balmer Studio, 55 Mill Street, Building58, Studio 315, Distillery Historic District.416·537-6066 x221. ; (st). For com·plete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Al Green Theatre at the MNjcc.MNjcc Community Choir. Jazz, world, pop,classical, & Jewish music. 750 Spadina Ave.416-924-6211 x133. ; (sr/st/ch);(family, max 5).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Stravinsky: fireworks. Also Firebird Suite(1919); Brahms: Violin Concerto; Tragic Over·ture. Daniel Hope, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -$120.Thursday June 07- 12:00 noon: Tafelmusik. Baroque SummerInstitute Faculty Chamber Concert: MusicalInterlude. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's.Park. 416·.964-6337. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital: Kevin K omisaruk.56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.B> tic ft., 'B>rtifi.fn.S~'B>tirtok ~n~ 'B>eticfi.(!.,ele.hPvtin~ UV1r tot/1,Annive.rsp,,r:; tj fe.Pv~rin~ .i ·•·t/1,e. (!.,p,,n.p,, (,?.e.rf(Jrfrn,P..n c.e. " r/1,e.e.,{\.p,,frn.° Pvutitus"bit A-frn.1-J 'f:>e.p,,c.11,A-lic.e "Jr(p,,l p,,c.11,, f'ip,,n"Sunday, June 3, 20073:00pmGlenn Gould StudioCBC Centre250 Front St. \V.Tickets: A $i5 S/STickets @ GGS box officeat 416-205-5555Fax 416-205-5551- 12:15: Music on the Hill Concert Se·ries. Music in the Kitchen. Rose Bolton, fiddle;Abby Zotz, vocals/guitar/bodhran/recorder. St.John's York Mills Church, 19 Don Ridge Dr.416-225-6611. Free.- 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Stravinsky: Fireworks. Roy Thomson Hall..50-.50 mat prices.- 7:30: LuminaTO. Constantinople. Cultures,eras & ideologies converge in music-drivenmultimedia fusion of light, movement &sound, conceived by Christos Hatzis, withMarie-Josee Chartier (premiere). PatriciaO'Callaghan, Maryem Hassan Tollar, singers;Gryphon Trio. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Law·rence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East.416-872-1111, 866-577-4277. -.-·--·-­END: TORONTO & GTA~~ RIVERDALE YOUTH 51NGER5Teodora Georgieva, Artistic DirectorVOICESAVAS.((All Canad(Moh. Jun ·. St. J Ifl"S J415 ·aaview A~e .Free aqHlission""*~-a::For more information: ~-----itorontdart sbounci Iemail: 1!?~~18P'?~ www.penthelia.comhttp:/ / pentheliasingers@yahoo.caMAY 1 - JUNE 7 2007 WWW .THEWHOLENOTE.COM 43'·,...;:·£.;I

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