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Volume 13 - Issue 6 - March 2008

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA349 Kenneth Ave. 416·58 7 -9411. $ 25,(sr/st).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven, Symphonies7 & 8. See March 27.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Saturday Masterworks I · Kissin PlaysBrahms. See Mar 26.- 8:00:York Symphony Orchestra. Pompand Passion. Holst: Suite /11; Leung: In theBeginning; Mozart: Piano Concerto /120. Guest: Elissa Miller-Kay, piano. Trinity AnglicanChurch, 79 Victoria Street, Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr/st); (12 and under).- 1 O:OOpm: Sonic Deli. Benefit Concert forEpilepsy. Jim Armstrong & his Sonic DeliBand. C'est What, 67 Front St. E 416-535-5896. ; O(adv).Sunday March 30- 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Truffles Children's Concerts: Cavalcade ofStrings! Music by Mozart & Spohr. ErikaRaum, Olivier Thouin, Scott St. John,Sharon Wei & Winona Zelenka. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714x103. .- 12:00 noon: Derek Macrae. Solo GuitarConcert. Classical, Spanish & popularmusic. Ristorante Julia, 312 LakeshoreRd. E. 905-844-7401. Free- 2:00: Toronto Latvian Concert Association.Sergejs Jegers, counter-tenor. Worksby Bellini, Handel, Martini, Caccini, Karlsons,and Liepins. lrisa Purens, piano. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-481-8616. ; ; free (under 16).- 2:00: City of Toronto: Parks, Forestry& Recreation. Sunday Serenades.Michelle Lawrence Quartet. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-338-3294. Free.- 2:00: Home Music Club. ChamberMusic Performed by Members. NorthernDistrict Library, 40 Orchard View Blvd.416-203-4177. Free.- 2:00: ROM. Sunday Concert · IranNarwuz. 100 Queen's Park. 416-586-8000.; (sr/st w ID); (5-14); free(members + 4 and under). Includes accessto all galleries and exhibitions.- 3:00: Hart House Singers. SundayConcert. Stravinsky: Symphony ofPsalms; Bach: Magnificat. So Takei,piano /organ; Faculty of Music /RoyalConservatory stud ent orchestra; DavidArnot -Johnston, conductor. Great Hall, 7Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free,but donations for U. of T. Food Bankwelcome.- 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven, Symphonies7 & 8. See March 27.- 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church.Jazz Vespers. Nathan Hiltz Quartet. 31 St.Phillips Rd. 416-247-5181. Free willoffering.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers- The Tara Davidson Trio. TaraDavidson, saxophone; David Occhipinti, guitar;Jim Vivian, bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free I donations.- 5:00: Czech Community Centre atMasaryktown. Spring Concert. Works byBach, Beethoven, Dvorak & Smetana. PetrMacecek, violin; Frank Jirka, piano. RestaurantPraha, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-439-4354. .- 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Pompand Passion. Mark ham Theatre, 171 TowneCentre Blvd. 905-305-7469. See March 29.- 7:30 : York University Department ofMusic. York U Wind Symphony. WilliamThomas, director. Works by Hearshen, Tichelli,Adams. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416- 736-5888. ; (st).- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Gospel Choir. Karen Burke,director. Works by Smallwood, Kee, Franklinand more. Guest: Carvin Winans. ChristianCentre Church, 4545 Jane Street. 416-736-5186. ; (st)- 7:30: Varsity Jews · University ofToronto. 4th Annual Charity Concert: Shu/ ofRock. A cappella. Holy Blossom Temple, 1950Bathurst St. 416-913-2424. ; (st)advance; ; O(st) at door.- 8:00: Music Gallery/NEXUS Percussion.Works by Cage, Takemitsu, Cahn,Becker. NEXUS Percussion with guestpianists Midori Koga and Lydia Wong. 197John St. 416-204-1080. ; (mem/sr); (stl.Monday March 31- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic . Music at Midday: York U BaroqueToronto Chamber Choir40th AnniversaryDavid Fallis, DirectorZ:he (Jolden J\ge of Z:udor MusicSaturday, March 29, 2008 at 7:30 pmTCC performs music composed for the courts and cathedralsof Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, featuring the jewel in the crown -the unearthly 40-part motet by Thomas Tallis, Spem in Alium.Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 pmChrist Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.For Tickets call 416-763-1695or order online: canadaCouncll Conseildes Arts ,A\ ONTARIO ARTSC OUNCIL toront dartsbouncil~ for the Arts du Canada 7-\ CONS8 LDES ARTS [f L'ONTARIO llna,m s len gtli bodyo!theC,tyofTo,onto40 WWW,THEWHOLENOTE ,COMEnsemble. Mark Chambers, director.Works by Leclair, Pepusch and Pez.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast, YU, 4 700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert.Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: Yo rk University Department ofMusic. York U Concert and ChamberChoirs. Orff: Carmina Catulli; Wilbert: arr.Cindy. Lisette Canton, director; NathalieDoucet-Lalkens, pianist. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4 700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (st).- 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. Festival ofMusic: St. James United Church Food DriveConcert. St. James United Church, 400Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-824-4667. ; freeto children under 10.Tuesday April 01- 12:00: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Mediaeval &Renaissance Ensembles. Works from 12ththrough 16th centuries. Judith Cohen, director.Room 235 Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5186. Free.-8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven, Symphonies7 & 8. Bruno Weil, guest conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -; -(Face the Music 18-30).- 8: 15: Stage West Theatre Hotel. Beauty& the Beast. Based on the Disney story. 5400Dixie Rd. Mississauga. 905-238-0042.$ 74.10-:86. For run details see see musictheatre listings.Wednesday April 02- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U Men's Choir.Works by Bach, Erb, Gilpin, Mendelssohn,Thompson, Wilhousky. LisetteCanton, director; Nathalie Doucet-Lalkens,pianist. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Tchaikovsky: Eugene Dnegin. GiselleAllen, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo;Daniil Stoda, tenor; Brett Polegato,baritone & other performers; Sir RichardArmstrong, conductor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. West. 416-363-8231. -5, -(15 & under, accompanied by anadult). For run details see music theatrelist ings.Thursday April 03-12:10: St. Paul's Foundation for theArts. Noon Hour Recital Series· CorrineDutton, organ. St. Paul's Bloor St., 227 BloorSt. E. 416-961-8116 x251. Free.- 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Student WindEnsembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Concerts. Andrew Weleschuk,organ. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x51.Free.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series ·Cecilia Guartet. Bartok: String Quartet /13;Kevin Lau: String Quartet /11; Beethoven:String Quartet Op.18 /15; Schumann:presentsHEGLQRYOFST. MAR!S'SApril 4 & 5, 2008 at 8 pmOver the years, the Toronto Consort has developed anenviable reputation for their performances of the musicof Claudio Monteverdi, and this year's season finale seesthe Consort turn to Monteverdi 's glorious music and thatof his great successor at St. Mark's in Venice -Francesco Cavalli - as we present his sumptuousmasterpiece, the Missa Concertata,for voices, strings,brass and continua. A feast of Venetian magnificence!

v#,usit TORONTOString Quartet Op.41 #3. Sarah Nematal·lah, Sharon Lee, violins; Caitlin Boyle,viola; Rebecca Wenham, cello. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366- 7723/ 800- 708-6754. .- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Thursday Masterworks Four · Noseda &Ohlsson. Schubert: Rosamunde Overture;Mozart: Piano Concerto #27, K.594;Mahler: Symphony #10(Adagio); R.Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite. GarrickOhlsson, piano; Gianandrea Noseda,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828. -3.Friday April 04- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U ChamberStrings. Peggy Hills, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East,YU, 4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free.- 7:00: Oriole-York Mills United Church.Character Pieces. Compositions inspired,created and performed by students lromthe studios of Meri Dolevski & DerrickLewis. 2609 Bayview Avenue. 647-238·2921. Free (donations accepted).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: Percussion& Piano. Bartok: Sonata for Two Pianosand Percussion & other works. Nexuspercussion ensemble; Midori Koga &Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).-8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Red Hot NewWave Opening Concert. Works by Vincent Ho,Wolf Edwards, Maxime McKinley, ScottGood. Wallace Halladay, saxophone; AlexPauk, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27Front Street East. 416-366- 7723. ;(sr); (st). 7:15: pre-concert talk.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall/TD Canada Trust. Eastern Expressions: 75years of Asha. Asha Bhosle, vocal. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50-4.50.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.GGS Voices -Opera Ensemble: Mozart: TheMarriageofFigaro. Mario Bernardi, musicdirector; Valerie Kuinka, staging; members ofthe Royal Conservatory Orchestra. RCMConcert Hall, 90 Croatia Street. 416-408·aJJtorontoERROL GAY, MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTORCatherine Manoukian, Artist-in-ResidenceMusic from the Dance Capitals of the WorldSunday, April 6, 2008 at 3pmToronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.LONDONOMO Dance CompanyERIC COATESLondon Suite (London Every Day)BRITTENSymphonic Suite from Gloriana (I, Ill, IV)VAUGHAN WILLIAMSSymphony #2 ("London")Tickets: Adults , Sr/Std at the TCA Box Office or TicketMasterSpecial Rates: Children/Youth up to 18 years and groups of 10 ormore . Call Orchestra Toronto office at 416 467-7142 for information.otoronto@on .a i bn .cornSeason Presenter:ll Canada Trusttorontdartsbouncil. f: ....;...,Anarm'sleng1hbodyottheCityofTorontowww.orchestratoronto.caPrint Media Sponsor:....... THE MIRROR2824 x321. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Virtuoso!Bach: Piano Concerto in f; Schmidt: PianoConcerto #3; Tchaikovsky: Serenade.Heather Schmidt, piano; Nurhan Arman,music director. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-499-0403. ;(sr); (st.16-29).- 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Glory ofSt. Mark's. Cavalli: Missa Concertatafor voices, strings, brass and continua.David Fallis, artistic director. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -.Saturday April 05- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. The Balloon Tree. Amusical based on the story by PhoebeGilman. 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $13. For run details see musictheatre listings.-1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto SymphonyYouth Orchestra. Young Peoples'Concert. Works by Berlioz, Beethoven &Shostakovich. Alain Trudel, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Casual Concert - Noseda & Ohlsson.Mozart: Piano Concerto #27, K.595;Mahler: Symphony #10, (Adagio); R.Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite. Gar·rick Ohlsson, piano; Gianandrea Noseda,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828. .50-.· - 7:30: Don Heights Unitarian Congegation.Bth Annual Inga Jarrett MemorialConcert. Mozart: Fantasia in c minorKV475; Azarashvili: Two pieces forviolin and piano (North American premiere);Richards: Incidental music for"Hamlet: The Opera" (premiere ); Haydn:String quartet in B flat, Op. 71; Nelson"Stolen Moments" arranged by Jurecka;works by Brahms and Liszt. Eka Shanshiashvili,piano; Lydia Munchinsky,cello; Capella Sherwood, viola; RebekahWolkstein & Drew Jurecka, violin; MarkRichards and Eka Shanshiashvili, musicdirectors. Jubilee United Church, 40Underhill Drive. 416-444-8839. $ 20; .- 7:00: Indian Classical Music. UstadShahid Parve z, sitar; Subhajyoti Guhaand Vineet Vyas, tabla. Medical SciencesCanadian SinfoniettaTak Ng Lai, Music DirectorMusic from ItalySaturday April 5, 8 pmNewtonbrook United Church53 Cummer Ave.FeaturingJanetCatherineDeasopranoMusic of Albinoni, Respighi, Puccini,Stradella, Caccini and DvnaudyAuditorium, 1 King's College Circle), Universityof Toronto. 416-937-1412. and up.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Heroes andlegends! - Celebrating Leonard Bernstein,Remembering Elmer lseler. MacMillan Sing·ers; Women's Chorus; Master Chorale; HighPark Choirs; Doreen Rao, Robert Cooper &Brad Ratzlaff, conductors. MacMillan Theatre,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Music fromItaly. Works by Caccini, Stradella, Donaudy& Puccini. Guest: Janet CatherineDea, soprano; Tak Ng Lai, music director.Newtonbrook United Church, 53 CummerAve. 905-707-1200. ,; , (sr);, (st); (children under 11 ).- 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Subscription Concert 3 - Brahms: GermanRequiem op.45. Jubilate Singers; CoroVivo; David Bowser, conductor. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-628-9195. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.Brad Mehldau Trio . Brad Mehldau, piano;Larry Grenadier, bass; Jeff Ballard, drums.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.presentsMade In Canadawith guest cellist Michael NicholasKuerti: Magog SuiteSchumann: Piano QuartetMozart: Duo for viola & violinBrahms: Sonata #3 for Violin & PianoSunday April 6, 2008 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueTickets , students info: 416.654.0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgMARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2008 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM 41

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