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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 9:00: Small World Music: Jazz SeriesII. Sou/jazz Orchestra. Ottawa-based Africanjazz/funk ensemble. Lula Lounge, 1585Dundas W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv).Friday April 04- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U ChamberStrings. Works by Elgar, Schubert, andBeethoven. Peggy Hills, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free.- 7:00: Randolph Academy for thePerforming Arts. Footloose. Dean Pitchford,lyrics; Tom Snow, music; Dean Pitchford andWalter Bobbie, book. Performers of theRandolph Young Company. Bathurst StreetTheatre, 736 Bathurst Street. 416-872-1111. . For run details, see music theatrelistings.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: Percussion &Piano. Bartok: Sonata for Two Pianos andPercussion & other works. Nexus percussionensemble; Midori Koga & Lydia Wong, piano.Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978·3744. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.Glenn Gould School· Opera Ensemble: Mo·zart: The Marriage of Figaro. Mario Bernardi,music director; Valerie Kuinka, staging;members of the Royal Conservatory Orches·tra. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia Street.416-408-2824 x321 . ; O(sr/st). For rundetails, see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Chimera Project. See April 3.- 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Bye ByeBirdie. See April 3.- 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. AcousticRoots featuring Matt Andersen, Mike Stevens& Dave Gunning. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. .25 · .- 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: Sinfonia Toronto. Virtuoso! Bach:Piano Concerto in f; Schmidt: Piano Concerto#3; Tchaikovsky: Serenade. Heather Schmidt,piano; Nurhan Arman, music director. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-499·0403. ; (sr); (st.16-29).- 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Glory of St.Mark's. Cavalli: Missa Concertata for voices,strings, brass and continua. David Fallis,artistic director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -.Saturday April 05- 11:00am & 2:00: Solar Stage Chil·dren's Theatre. The Balloon Tree. A musicalbased on the story by Phoebe Gilman. 1 DOUpper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $13. Forrun details see music theatre listings.-1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra. Young Peoples' Concert. Worksby Berlioz, Beethoven & Shostakovich. AlainTrudel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Curtain Call Players. Bye ByeBirdie. See April 3.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! 2:00 & 7:00: Randolph Academy forthe Performing Arts. Footloose. See April4.- 7:00: Sur Sangam. Ustad Shahid Parvez,sitar. Subhajyoti Guha and Vineet Vyas, tabla.U of T. Medical Science Auditorium, 1 King'sCollege Circle. 416-937-1412. -0.- 7:30: Don Heights Unitarian Congregation.Bth Annual Inga Jarrett MemorialConcert. Mozart: Fantasia in c KV475;Azarashvili: Two pieces for violin and piano(North American premiere); Richards: lnciden·tal 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 Shanshiashvi·Ii, piano; Lydia Munchinsky, cello; CapellaSherwood, viola; Rebekah Wolkstein & DrewJurecka, violin; Mark Richards and EkaShanshiashvili, music directors. Jubilee UnitedChurch, 40 Underhill Drive. 416-444-8839.; .- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Casual Concert -Noseda & Ohlsson. Mozart:Piano Concerto 1127, K.595; Mahler: Symphony1110, (Adagio); R. Strauss: Der RosenkavalierSuite. Garrick Ohlsson, piano; GianandreaNoseda, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Heroes and Legends!-Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, RememberingElmer lseler. MacMillan Singers;Women's Chorus; Master Chorale; High ParkChoirs; Doreen Rao, Robert Cooper & BradRatzlaff, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).Canadian SinfoniettaTak Ng Lai, Music DirectorMusic from ItalySaturday April 5, 8 pmNewtonbrook United Church53 Cummer Ave.FeaturingJanetCatherineDeasopranoMusic of Albinoni, Respighi, Puccini,Stradella, Caffini and Donaudy- 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Music fromItaly. Works by Caccini, Stradella, Donaudy &Puccini. Guest: Janet Catherine Dea, soprano;Tak Ng Lai, music director. NewtonbrookUnited Church, 53 Cummer Ave. 905-707-1200. ,; ,D(sr); , $ lO(st);(under 11).- 8:00: Chimera Project. See April 3.- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. RobertMichaels, guitar. Latin jazz. 4141 Living ArtsDr. 905-306-6000. -.- 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Subscription Concert 3 · Brahms: GermanRequiem op.45. Jubilate Singers; Coro Vivo;North Yo,knyc-e-Jubilate B \;,\~)\'Concert O

David Bowser, conductor. Grace Church onthe-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-628-9195.; (sr/st).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.Brad Mehldau Trio. Brad Mehldau, piano; LarryGrenadier, bass; Jeff Ballard, drums. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge Street. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.Jazz & Blue· Buddy Guy, vocal/guitar. MasseyHall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Glory of St.Mark's. See April 4.- 8:00: Voices. In Remembrance. Mozart:Miserere K.85; Pergolesi: Stabat Mater;Haydn: Seven Last Words of Christ on theCross. String quartet accompaniment. RonCheung, conductor. St. Thomas's Church, 383Huron St. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).Sunday April 06- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts- Chris McKhool and theSultan of Strings. Jazz repertoire. Mc MichaelGallery, 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg.905-893-1121 / 888-213-1121. Free wgallery admission: ; (st/sr).- 2:00: Canadian Opera Company.Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin. See April 2.- 2:00: City of Toronto: Parks, Forestry& Recreation. Sunday Serenades. Ink Spots.Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.416-338-3294. Free.- 2:00: ROM. Sunday Concert - TaiwaneseChamber Orchestra. 100 Queen's Park. 416·586-8000. ; (sr/st w ID); (5-14);free (members + 4 and under). Includesaccess to all galleries and exhibitions.- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Glenn Gould School- Opera Ensemble. Mo·zart: The Marriage of Figaro. RCM ConcertHall. See Apr 4.- 2:00 & 7:00: Randolph Academy forthe Performing Arts. Footloose. Runcontinues. See music theatre listings.- 2:30: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleYouth Orchestras. Beethoven: Symphony #1,Anton Kuerti, conductor. Works by Geminiani,Corelli. Clare Carberry, Michelle Zapl-Belanger,conductors. Rosedale Heights School, 711Bloor St. East. 416-922-3714 x103. ;(sr/st).- 2:30: Opera in Concert. The SnowMaiden. By Rimsky-Korsakov. KaterinaTchoubar, Luiza Zhuleva, Sasha Bataligin, NeilAronoff, performers; Opera in Concert Chorus,Robert Cooper, director; Raisa Nakhmanovich,music director/pianist. Jane Mallett Theatre,27 Front St. East. 416·366-7723 / 800-708-6754. ,(sr/st). 1 :45: backgrounderwith host lain Scott.- 2:30: Recital. Music by Canadian Compos·ers. Gallant; Six Variations on Land of theSilver Birch; Dela: Hommage; Conway Baker:Piano Sonata, op.31; Beckwith: Five Lyrics ofthe T'ang Dynasty; Morawetz: Sonata No. 1for violin and piano and other works. AdelaideBell, piano; Judy Anzelc, soprano; Susan Spier,violin. 4 Dominion Rd (Etobicoke-Lakeshore).416-251-8397. ; .50(sr/st). Advancetickets only.- 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. HungarianContrasts. Bartok: Contrasts for violin,clarinet and piano; Kodaly: Duo for violin andcello; Dohnanyi: Quintet in c, op.1 for piano andstrings. Orli Shaham, piano; Jonathan Crowe,violin; Teng Li, viola; Joaquin Valdepenas,clarinet; David Hetherington, cello. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front Street W. 416-368-8743. ; (sr); (st).- 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society.Malawi Benefit Concert. Light choral works.Mervin Fick, conductor. St. Andrews Presby·terian Church, 293 Queen St. S., Streetsville.905-278· 7059. Call for ticket prices.- 3:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Subscription Concert 3 -Brahms: GermanRequiem op.45. See April 5.- 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Oance Capitalsof the World: The music of London, England.Works by Coates, Britten & Vaughan Williams.OMO Dance Company; Almond Smalland Mary Podgorski, solo dancers; Errol Gay,conductor. George Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-467- 7142. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. Made InCanada Piano Ouartet. Kuerti: Magog Suite;Schumann: Piano Quartet; Mozart: Duo forViola and Violin; Brahms: Sonata #3 for Violinand Piano. Guest: Michael Nicholas, cello.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Robin Engelman,director. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 9:30: Music Gallery/Images Festival.Light Trap. Visuals by Greg Pope, sound byAlan Bloor aka Knurl. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (sr/st); (mem).Monday April 07- 12:30 & 3:30: York University Departmentof Music. Hansel & Gretel Youngsingers perform a condensed version ofHumperdinck's "fairy opera". Stephanie Bogle,director; Raisa Nakhmanovich, pianist. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free.www. mooredaleconcerts. cornANTON KUERTIPlays Beethoven'srarely performedDiabelli Variations & Sonata Op. 27 I 1April 12 at 8 pm - Willowdale United ChurchApril 13 at 3 pm - Walter Hall, UofT(1 pm Music ft Truffles)416-587-9411YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERTAnton Kuerti Conducts!Beethoven Symphony #1Rosedale Heights School for the ArtsSunday, April 6 at 2:30 pmto, otu

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