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Volume 12 - Issue 9 - June 2007

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  • Jazz
  • Toronto
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAmages). 197 John St. 4 l 6·204-1080. ;$ l 5iadv); $ l 51sr/member); $ l Olst).- 7:00: Brampton Downtown BusinessAssociation. Thursday Night Concert Series:The Brampton Folk Club. Gage Park, 49 Main St.South, Brampton. 905-874-2936. Free.- 7:00: Soul Drums.Annual Student Recital.Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 YongeSt.416-872-1111. ; lsr/st).- 7:30: Coro Giuseppe Verdi. Operatic Concert.Lower Gallery, Columbus Centre, 901 LawrenceAve. West. 416-862-8294 x251. $TBA.- 7:30: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Baroque SummerInstitute: Grand Fmle. TBSI Orchestra, T afelmusikOrchestra, TBSI Choir and T afelrrusik Chamber Choir,Jeanne Lamon & lvars T aurins, directors. GraceChurchon-the-HiU, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-964-6337. Free, passes absolutely required.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TheRite of Spring. Brahms: Piano Concerto #2;Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. Helene Grimaud,piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -$120.- 8:30: Hugh's Room/Ottawa Folklore Centre.Canoesongs Concert. Songs about canoeing;CDs & songbook. Nancy White, Mike Ford, ShelleyPosen, James Gordon, Dave Hadfield, JeffHale, Lorraine McDonald, Canoesongs artists;James Raffan, host. 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531-6604. ; 1adv).Friday June 15- 6:00 & 7:30: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. End of Term St went Recitals. St.George the Martyr Church, 197 Jorn St. 416-598·3444 x243/244. Free, donations welcome.- 7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Balanchine'sOon Ouixote. Music by Nabokov. GeorgeBaanct-iie, choreography; Suzanne Farrell, staging.National Ballet Orchestra. 45 minutes prior. BalletTak. Four Seasons Centre for the Perforrring Arts,145 Queen St. W.416-345-9595. -0. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Canadian Contemporary MusicWorkshop. Organic Electric. Works for organ &tape by established & emerging composers. TomFilches, organ. St. Clement's Anglican Church, 59Briar Hill Ave. 416-465-7233. ; $ lOlsr/st).- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for the Per·forming Arts. Celtic Woman: A New Journey.Irish standards, classical favourites, & contempo·rary hits. Fiddler & four sopranos. 1 Front St.East. 416-872-2262. -.- 8:00: Sampradaya Dance Creations/LataPad a. Kshetram: Oancing the Oivine. Concept &choreography by Lata Pada, rrusic by Praveen D. Rao;m.itimooia celebration of India's bharatanatyamdance & rrusic. Guest: Sathyanarayana Raju; LataPada; Company Ensemble. Premiere Dance Theatre,Queen's Quay T errrinal, 20 7 Queens Quay W. 416·9734000. ,; ; 1sr/st/CADA).- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Arraymusic. leftover Oaylight Series. Jazz & improvised music. ArraymusicStudio, Suite 218 lrear door), 60 Atlantic Ave.416-539-8752. $ 6-$ lOlsliding scale).Saturday June 16- 1 :00: University Settlement Music andArts School. End of Tenn Student Recital. St.George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243/244. Free, donations welcome.- 3:00 & 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/AndrewMcKinnon Presentations. Scotland the Brave.Scottish music, song and dance, with over 100performers; audience sing-alongs. 48th HighlandersPipes and Drums; The Scottish Dance Com·pany of Canada; David Rogers, baritone; MirusiaLouwerse, soprano; Greg Moore, tenor; AndrewFuller, piper; Sean O'Boyle, musical director. 60Simcoe St. 416·872-4255. ·.-3:00 &8:00: Singing Studio. Feast ofShow Tunes: Third Annual Showcase, featuringthe Stars of Tomorrow. Solos, duets & ensemblesfrom Broadway musicals, old & new. DeborahStaiman, producer/director. Alumnae Theatre,70 Berkeley St. 416483-9532. .- 7:30: Oratory Children's Choir. SpringConcert of Sacred Music. Katharine Mahon, conductor.Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. West.416·532·2879. Collection.- 7:30: Quintessence Handbell Ensemble.A Ring of Bronze. English Han db ell ringing;hymns, spirituals, original compositions. Heather& David Keith, solo/duet handbells. Melville Pres·byterian Church, 70 Old Kingston Rd. 905-686·5676. $ l O; (st).- 8:00: Future Possibilities Canada. CentreStage 2007. Vocal, dance, instrumental & noveltyperformances; auctions. George Weston Recit·al Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·872-1111 . ·0. Proceeds to Future Possibilities.- 8:00: Singing OUT! Anything Goes: Broadwaywith a Twist. Celebrating 15 years of SingingOUT! with tunes from 42nd Street, Show·boat, Aspects of Love, The Pajama Game, Chica·go, Les Miserables, South Pacific, Anything Goes,The Producers, Camelot, & Gypsy. PatrickHuang, director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. West. 416·205-5555. .- 9:30pm: Swamperella. Saturday NightCajun & ZydecoOance. 8:30: Tom & Myra'stwo-step & waltz instruction. Gladstone Hotel,1214 Queen St. W. 416-5314635. cover.Sunday June 17- 1 :00 & 6:00: Marion Abbott's PerformingArts Studio. June Gala Recital. Cyril ClarkLibrary Theatre, 20 Loafers Lake Lane, Brampton.905450·7091. $TBA.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Tara Davidson Jazz Duo.THE TORONTO HELICONIAN CLUBpresents Young Artist RecitalJennifer Kozbial, violinistwith Kumi Ayagawa, pianistProgramme: Bach Chaconne, and works byJanacek, Faure, and Kreisler.Sunday, June 17 at 3 PMHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton A venueTickets: , and for students and seniorsFor information, please call 416-964-6398.10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905·893· 1121,888-213-1121. Admission with gallery price:; sr/st); (family); free(5 & under).- 1 :30: Spadina Museum. Music in the Orchard:Kye Marshall. Jazz tinged with classical,latin & rock flavours. Cello & guitar duo. 285Spadina Rd. 416-392·6910. Free.- 2:00: Toronto Early Music Centre. Pas·time With Good Company Viola da Gamba Salon.Informal concert by members of the Toronto violada gamba community. Japanese Paper PlaceWarehouse, 77 Brock Ave. 416- 760-8610. Free,donations appreciated.- 3:00: Chinese Artists Society of YouthOrchestra. Chinese Masterpieces. ButterflyLovers, violin concerto; Yellow River, piano concerto;& other works. Guests: Toronto ChineseOrchestra. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. .06.- 3:00: Toronto Heliconian Club. YoungArtist Concert. Bach: Chaconne; works byJanacek, Faure, Kreisler. Jennifer Kozbial, violin;Kumi Ayagawa, piano. 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-964-6398. ; $ l 5isr/sl).-4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. 189Church St. 416-769-2841. .- 7:30: TSO. Holy Blossom Synagogue AnniversaryConcert. Feidman: Solo Improvisations;Bloch: Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody); Chaim larrAbir): Love for Life; Piazzolla larr Jaurena): TwoTangos; Gershwin (arr Murray): Porgy and BessSuite. Giora Feidman, clarinet; Peter Oundpan,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -.Monday June 18-12:15: Music Mondays at Church oftheHoly Trinity. RagaMelodix. Modern Hindustaniclassical music. Ashlar Ron Allen, Sri Drvi Tampura,Bansuri & world flutes; Gurpreet Chana,tabla. 10 Trinity Square !behind Eaton Ctr). 416-5984521 x304. Donation, suggested min.Tuesday June 19- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre RenaissanceFestival Series: Not One lady Failed to Shed aTear: The Birth of Opera. Adriana Basile & FrancescaCaccini give contemporary descriptions ofearly 17th-century Italian Baroque performances,and explain why audiences are moved by composerssuch as Monteverdi (Lamento d' Arianna),Giulio & Francesca Caccini, Landi, & Picininni.Musicians in Ordinary. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: TSO. last Night of the Proms.Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Bramwell Tovey,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-5934828. -(mat); -(eve).- 7:00: Inspirational Impressions. lnspira·tional Music in the Park. The Choraliers; KingdomMovement Dancers; New Directions; & others.Gage Park, 49 Main St. South, Brampton. 416-885·0551. Free.- 7:30: Festival Wind Orchestra. SummertimePops. Gershwin: An American in Paris;Summertime; Chabrier: Espana; Shostakovitch:Festive Overture; Piazzollalarr Pease): Muerte delAngel; & other works. Gennady Getter, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-491-1683. .- 7:30: St. James' Cathedral.E(qarFestival.Cello Concerto in e; Organ Sonata in G. GeorgeMeanwell, cello; Andrew Ager, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865. Offering.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Oliver Schroer: Olifiddle.Celebrations of Oliver's career, & fundraiser.James Keelaghan, Jesse Cook, Stephen Fearing,Liam & Brent Titcomb, Anne Lindsay, Don Ross,Sharlene Wallace, Bobby Watt, Holmes Hooke,Anne Lederman, Betty & The Bobs, Stewed Tomatoes,& others, performers; Shelagh Rogers,host. 2261 Dundas St. West.4 l 6·531-6604..50; (adv).Wednesday June 20- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital. NicholasSchmelter, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922·1167. Free.- 7:00: Twilight Concerts-in-the-Park atApplewood. Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Grounds of Applewood Homestead, 450The West Mall. 416·6224124. Free.- 7:30: St. James' Cathedral. Elgar Festival.Piano Quintet; Sea Pictures. Elaine Robertson,mezzo-soprano. 65 Church St. 416·364-7865.Offering.- 8:00: Ireland Park Foundation. The Arriv·al. To mark official opening of Ireland Park &honour patron Mary McAleese, President of Ire·land; Cassidy: Famine Remembrance (Canadianpremiere); & other works. Loreen a McKennitt,Celtic singer/composer & her full band; TorontoMendelssohn Choir & Festival Orchestra, NoelEdison, conductor. 6:30: Cocktail Reception forYO~ ot r?ft.fi-i~Yr"1e 19 caJet1ti YJJ(l11ffrl(i i11e111i1wr()"!a 11 Vfh 11ala in fjj 111'!/o r(p:r-';fe 9/f;;-fllfflel!. ee/1(1: %rlretu ~er. (l"!/a11,fa'11e 20 (fj}f)_.111(1 f1tt111/el • {j!ta {{jfeftt,reeJY/ilc1i11e @{)i6ert.Jr111, tllr;Jf" -Jc/)1

Gala ticket-holders. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Sim·coe St. 416-593-4224. -$125; 0(Gala) ..Thursday June 21- 12:00 noon: National Ballet of Canada.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:How to be Dlder and Reckless. Revealing theprocess of dancing alone. Claudia Moore, dancer;Tedd Robinson, choreography. Four Seasons Cen·tre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 15: Music on the Hill Concert Series.Esther Jaciuk, vocals, & George Grosman, guitar.Novelty, vaudeville, &jazz. St. John's York MillsAnglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225·6611.Free.- 7:00: Brampton Downtown BusinessAssociation. Thursday Night Concert Series:The Jazz Mechanics. Gage Park, 49 Main St.South, Brampton. 905-874-2936. Free.- 7:30: St. James' Cathedral. Eyarfestlital.Violin Concerto. Dan Kushner, violin; Andrew Ager,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Offering.- 8:00: TSO. last Night of the Proms. RoyThomson Hall. See Jun 19.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Dliver Schroer: Dlifiddle.See Jun 19. Stuart Mclean, host.Friday June 22- 2:30 & 7:30: Roy Thomson Hall. MormonTabernacle Choir. 300-voice choir, 60-memberOrchestra at Temple Square, performing classi·cal, Broadway, folk hymns, spirituals & patrioticsongs. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -.- 7:30: Bata Shoe Museum. Sense and Sen·suality: The Charm of Rococo. Concert and cura·tor's talk; Vivaldi: a cantata; Boccherini: a cellosonata; Merchi: airs. Guest: Laura Jones, cello;The Musicians in Ordinary. 327 Bloor St. W.416-979-7799 x242. ; (sr/st); free (mu·seum members); pre-registration required.- 7:30: PeterOrobac.AlasPooreMen. Vocalrecital, works by Bach, Legrenzi, Hume, Kyr Ste·fan the Serb. Peter Drobac, baritone; BorysMedicky, harpsichord; Mary-Katherine Finch,cello; Gillian Howard, oboe. St. Clement's Church,59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-487-6006. Donation.- 8:00: Yonge-Dundas Square. GlobalGrooves: Afrodizz. 8-piece band, Nigerianafrobeat style inspired by Fela Kuti. Yonge &Dundas Sts. 416-979-9960. Free.- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising Mu·sicians Toronto/Arraymusic. leftover Day·light Series. Jazz & improvised music. Arraymu·sic Studio, Suite 218 (rear door), 60 Atlantic Ave.416-539-8752. -$ lO(sliding scale).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. Lome Loi·sky and Rob Piltch Guitar Duo. 681 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. cover.Saturday June 23- 7:30: TSO. Inspired by love. Donizetti: L'elisird'amore, Overture; Dvorak: Romance for Violinand Orchestra; Bizet: Cannen Suite #1 & #2(selections); Bottesini: Gran duo concertante forViolin and Double Bass; Tchaikovsky: Romeo andJuliet, Fantasy Overture. Mark Fewer, violin; JoelQuarrington, double bass; Julian Kuerti, conduc·tor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .25-.50.- 8:00: Music Gallery/Jackie Kyung-ahShin. The Ramifications of Kyung-ah Shin. Clas·sic Avant series; new works, contemporary mu·sic for piano, string quartet, mixed chamber or·chestra, & percussion. Catherine Manoukian,violin. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ;(adv); (sr/member); O(st).- 8:30: Hugh's Roorn The Undesirables DoghouseDreams CD Release. Story-driven "folk·theatre" songs, drawn from blues, gospel, oldR&B, New Orleans. The Undesirables: CorinRaymond, lyricist/singer; Sean Cotton, guitarist/harmonist; Guests: Treasa Levasseur, Dala, Dar·cy Yates, Adam Warner, & others; Opening:Scott Nolan & Joanna Miller. 2261 Dundas St.West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).-9:00pm & 10:15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. MichaelOcchipinti Sicilian Jazz Trio. 681 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. cover.Sunday June 24- 12:00 noon: Spadina Museum. StrawberryFestival.· Around the World in 80 Daysi Children'sgames, musical performances TBA, special exhib·its. 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. ; refresh·ments extra.- 3:00: Eddie Bullen/Earl LaPierre. Ivory n'Steel. Contemporary Jazz and Steelpan music.Guest: David Rudder, soca star. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 416-872-1111 . -.- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In·spired by love. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jun 23.- 3:00: Windermere String Ouartet. Haydn,Mozart, Mendelssohn. Haydn: Quartet in C, Op.9/1; Mozart: Quartet in D, K.499 (Hoffmeister);Mendelssohn: Quartet in E-flat, Op.12. St.Dlave's Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave.FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRAGennady Gefter, Conductors Ul1UtWdinre :J>op610tli ~WUJ-

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