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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


WHOLENOTE LISTINGSSECTIONS 1-5: INTRODUCTIONholeNote's listings are arranged into five distinct sections:I) Toronto & GTA (Greater Toronto Area); 2) Beyond the GTA;) Opera and Music Theatre; 4) Jazz in Clubs; 5) Music-relatedvents that are not concerts, a.k.a. "The EtCetera file".his issue contains listings from April 1 to May 7 in all sectionsxcept Jazz in Clubs which stops at the end of April.ECTION 1: Toronto & GTA (page 30-46) covers all of the CityfToronto plus the adjoining "905" area - more or less correspondingo the areas accessible from Toronto by phone without long distanceharges. Section I includes communities as far west as Oakville, as farorth as Aurora and as far east as Ajax.Jn this issue Section l includes:Jax, Aurora, Brampton, Kleinburg, Markham, Mississauga,akville, Pickering, Port Credit, Richmond Hill, Streetsville,hornhill, Toronto GTA, Vaughan.ECTION 2: Beyond the GTA (page 47-49) covers all areas ofntario outside Toronto and GTA. The towns and cities vary fromonth to month depending on where we receive listings from.Jn this issue Section 2 includes:lliston, Barrie, Belleville, Brantford, Burlington, Cambridge,obourg, Elora, Georgetown, Gravenhurst, Guelph, Haltonills, Hamilton, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Milton,ewmarket, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Orangeville,rillia, Oshawa, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Picton, Port Hope,ault Ste. Marie, St. Catharines, Uxbridge, Waterloo.ECTION 3: Opera and Music Theatre (page 50) summarizes runetails for opera and music theatre productions (including dance). It offersquick overview of what is happening in these genres.ECTION 4: Jazz in Clubs (page 50-51) is organized alphabeticallyy club, and provides as much detail on what the clubs are offering ase had at the time of publication, which varies greatly from club tolub. Phone numbers and website addresses are provided to facilitateccess to more up to date information.ECTION 5: Announcements, Lectures/Symposia, Masterlasses ... EtCetera (pages 48) , are for music-related events andctivities, other than performances, which in our judgment will be of· nterest to our readers.word of caution: a phone number is provided with every listing; inact, we won't publish a listing without one. Concerts are sometimesan celled or postponed; artists or even venues change after the I istingsre published; or occasionally corrected information is not sent to us inime. So please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LISTistings in WholeNote Magazine in these five sections are a freeervice available, in our discretion, to eligible presenters. lfyou haven event, send us yo ur information NO LATER than the 15"' of theonth prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligible toppear.istings can be sent by e-mail to or byax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wean also answer questions about listings at 416 323-2232 extension 21.LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTATuesday April 01- 10:00am: Orchestras Mississauga.Mississauga Philharmonic: The HollywoodSound. Music from Hollywood soundtracks,including 2001 · A Space Odyssey; Jaws;Amadeus; Star Wars; & more. John Barnum,conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga.905-615-4401. (general admission).- 12:00 noon: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: Mediaeval& Renaissance Ensemble. Works from 12ththrough 16th cen turies. Judith Cohen, director.Room 235 Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5186. Free.- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusic Series· Lullabies for Insomniacs.Canadian works by Blais, Hynes and Good.Young artists of The Glenn Gould School NewMusic Ensemble; Scott Good, conductor. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: James McEleneyTentet. Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast, 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..10-.86. For run details 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. Lisette Canton, director;Nathalie Ooucet-Lalkens, pianist. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Thomas Fitches, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin. Giselle Allen,soprano; Allyson Mc Hardy, mezzo; DaniilStoda, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone & otherperformers; Sir Richard Armstrong, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. -5, -(15 & under, accompanied by anadult). For run details see music theatre listings.- 8: 15: Stage West Theatre Hotel. Beauty& the Beast. See April 1.Thursday April 03- 10:00am: Orchestras Mississauga.Mississauga Philharmonic: The HollywoodSound. See April 1.- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Oance Series- Heidi Strauss: Edelheid Solos. Worldpremiere of a newly created solo. Also aremount of Strauss' Das Martyrium. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: St. Paul's Foundation for theArts. Noon Hour Recital Series · CorrineOutton, 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.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical Winds.Patricia Wait, director.Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4 700 KeeleSt. 416-736-5186. Free.- 8:00: Chimera Project. NextStepsSeries: The Hidden Spot. Malgorzata Now·acka's newest dance presentation. EnwaveTheatre, 231 Queens Guay W. 416-973-4000. ; (st/sr). For run details seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Bye ByeBirdie. Written by Michael Stewart; CharlesStrouse, music; Lee Adams, lyrics. FairviewLibrary Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416·703-6181. . For run details, see musictheatre listings.),tusk TORONTO- 8:00: Music Toronto. Oiscovery Series­Cecilia Ouartet. Bartok: String Quartet #3;Kevin Lau: String Quartet #1; Beethoven:String Quartet Op.18 #5; Schumann: StringQuartet Op.41 #3. Sarah Nematallah, SharonLee, violins; Caitlin Boyle, viola; RebeccaWenham, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the 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.595; Mahler:Symphony #1 O(Adagio); R. Strauss: DerRosenkavalier Suite. Garrick Ohlsson, piano;Gianandrea Noseda, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -3.- 8: 15: Stage West Theatre Hotel. Beauty& the Beast. Run continues. See music theatrelistings.30 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008

m~infqnia1oronLoNURHAN ARMANToronto'sMUSIC DIRECTORChamber OrchestraUNIVERSITY OF TORONT OSTUDENT WIND ENSEMBLESAdvanced student wind ensembles perform on the Thursdaysat Noon series. April 3. Walter Hall. 12:10 pm. Free.PERCUSSION + PIANONEXUS teams up with pianists Midori Koga and Lydia Wong inBartok's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, and other works.April 4. Walter Hall. 7:30 pm. .J~DY KANG, ViolinistFnday, May 9, 8 pmPREVOST HommageTARTINI Devil's TrillKREISLER LiebesleidKREISLER LiebesfreudDVORAK SerenadeHEATHER SCHMIDTPianistFriday, April 4 8 pmBACH Piano Concerto in F,MinorSCHMIDT Piano Concerto No 3TCHAIKOVSKY SerenadeGrace Church on-the-Hill300 Lonsdale,, cheaper onlinewww.sinfoniatoronto.com416-499-0403Faculty of MusicEdward Johnson Bldg80 Queen's Park416.978.3744HEROES AND LEGENDSU of T Choirs perform a program celebrating the legacies ofLeonard Bernstein and Elmer lseler.April 5. MacMillan Theatre. 7:30 pm. .PERCUSSION ENSEMBLEApril 6 & 13. Walter Hall. 7:30 pm. Free.U OF T JAZZ ORCHESTRASPaul Read and Terry Promane , directors.April 11 . MacMillan Theatre. 7:30 pm. .U Of T SYMPHONY ORCHESTRARaffi Armenian. director. Music by Milhaud, Stravinsky, Prokofiev,Liszt, and Hindemith. April 12. MacMillan Theatre. 7:30 pm . .OPERETTA AND MUSICAL THEATRETogether with Music: the words and melodies of Noel CowardApril 18 & 19. Walter Hall. 7:30 pm. FELIX GALIMIR CHAMBER MUSIC AWARD CONCERTApril 29. Walter Hall. 7:30 pm. Pay-what-you-can.31

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