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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. Ken Double,organ. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416·499-6262. (door).Stephen Ralls andBruce UbukatapianoTuesday April 08- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal SeriesTfy:r, &o/'tl'ed kleThursday April 10@ 8 pmToronto Centre for the ArtsWeston Recital Hall5040 Yonge StreetGust north of Sheppard)- Giselle Allen: C'est Extase. A program of artsongs by Debussy, Duparc, Mahler & others.Fours Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 1 :00: Royal Conservatory of Music.GGS Voices -Opera Ensemble. Mozart: TheMarriage ofFigaro. RCM Concert Hall. Runcontinues. See music theatre listings.Wednesday April 09- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusic Series - Hommage a Brahms. TheresaLeung, piano; Micajah Sturgess, horn; HannaMatthijsse, violin. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363·8231. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. William Maddox, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.- 7 :OD: Tafelmusik. love and Betrayal:Handel Opera Arias. Arias and scenes fromHandel operas. Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor;Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Jeanne Lamon,music director.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr/st).- 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. RecitalSeries -Nathalie Paulin, Soprano & AnitaKraus, Mezzo-Soprano. French, German &Canadian songs & duets. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front Street West. 416-205-5555. .- 8:00: Dancemakers. NextSteps Series.Arne Henderson & Michael Trent. PremiereDance Theatre, 207 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; -(st/sr/CAOA).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival -Mini WednesdayMasterworks One: Oiseaux Exotiques.Messiaen: Couleurs de la Cite Celeste &Oiseaux exotiques; Forsyth: Accordion Concerto;Esa-Pekka Salonen: Piano Concerto (Canadianpremiere).Yefim Bronfman, Peter Serkin,piano; Alexander Sevastian, accordion; ReinbertDeleeuw, conductor; Peter Oundjian,conductor/host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828. -3.Thursday April 10-12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre World MusicSeries - Ensemble Polaris: Not Much isWorse Than a Troll. Original & traditionaltunes from Scandinavia & the Baltics; newcompositions by Polaris members. FourBenefit ConcertMuseum of ChildhoodSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: St. Paul's Foundation for theArts. Noon Hour Recital Series - TaylorSullivan, organ. St. Paul's Bloor St., 227 BloorSt. E. 416-961 -8116 x251. Free.- 12: 15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet Organ Recital - Richard Hansen. 56Queen St. E. 416-961-8116 x251. Free.-1 :30: Women's Musical Club of Toronto.Beaux Arts Trio. Beethoven: Trio in B-flat,Op.97 (Archduke); Kurtag: Work for PianoTrio; Schubert: Trio in E-flat, Op.100, 0.929.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen'sPark. 416-923-7052. . *SOLO OUT*- 2:00: Northern District Library. TheWorld of the Oboe. Marcello, Francaix, Bizet,Rimsky-Korsakov, Granados, Piston and Head.Lois Fuse, oboe; Ling-Shin Saski, piano. 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393- 7610. Free.- 7:00: Toronto Secondary School MusicTeachers' Association. 58th Annual"Sounds of Toronto" Concert. Works byBernstein, Court, Larson, Rossini, Tyson &others. 1,000 + orchestra, band, steel band, &choral students from 21 different TorontoDistrict School Board secondary schools.Massey Hall, 15 Shuter Street. 416-394-7010 x20135. .- 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. TheWizard of Oz. Music & lyrics by Harold Arlen& E. Y. Harburg. Based on the famous book andmovie. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-794-6068. ; (st/sr);(children 12 and under).For run details, seemusic theatre listings.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin .Run continues.See music theatre listings.- 7:30: Marquee Productions. Oklahoma.Based on the play Green Grow the Lilacs byLynn Riggs. Richard Rodgers, music; OscarHammerstein II, books & lyrics. City Playhouse,1 OOO New Westminster Dr., Vaughan.905- 713-1040. ; $ 54(sr/ch). For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Oancemakers. Next Steps Series.See April 9.- 8:00: Museum of Childhood. BenefitConcert. Works by Beethoven, Mozart, Faure,Granados. Coenraad Bloemendal, cello; JenniferGriffith, soprano. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8255. $ 25(adv);(door).Kerry Stratton, conductorJonathan Craig, violaToronto Philharmonia OrchestraWalton: Viola ConcertoElgar: Serenade for StringsHolst: Suite de BalletMacmillan: Overture for OrchestraWhere will the music take you? Experience the grace of the British classical tradition.TICKETS: Adults //, Seniors /.50/www.torontophil.on.ca416-733-054534 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE,COMCoenraad BloemendalCellistJennifer GriffithSopranoPian istWorks byBeethove n, Mozart, Faure', Granados

- 8:00: Music Toronto. Duartet Series -Belcea Duartet. Haydn: Quartet in D,Op.20#4; Britten: Quartet #3; Quartet #2.Corinna Belcea & Laura Samuel, violin; Krysz·to! Chorzelski, viola; Alasdair Tait, cello. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723 / 800·708-6754. ; ; 18-35 pay your age;(st, accompanying adult Y, price).- 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Campbell Brothers with EricBibb. 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham.905-415-7537. .00.- 8:00: Tafelmusik. love and Betrayal'Handel Opera Arias. See April 9.- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra.This Sceptred Isle. Walton: Viola Concerto;Elgar: Serenade for Strings; Holst: Suite deBallet; MacMillan: Overture for Orchestra.Jonathan Craig, viola; Kerry Stratton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre For the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111/416-870-8000. $ 29-, -(sr).- 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. AllisonArends, soprano. A recital by the Society's2008 Scholarship winner. Arts and LetterClub, 14 Elm St. 416-924-0511. Free tomembers, non-members by donation.- 9:00: Small World Music: Jazz SeriesII. Ensemble Uniqua. 10-year reunion concert.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307.;.Friday April 11- 7:00: Oriole-York Mills United Church.Character Pieces. Compositions inspired,created and performed by students from thestudios of Meri Dolevski & Derrick Lewis.2609 Bayview Avenue. 647-238-2921 . Free(donations accepted).- 7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. TheWizard of Oz. See April 10.- 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band.5th annual Festival of Brass: Rising Stars.HSSB's three Youth Bands; Eric Probst, tuba;Brendan Rawlins, euphonium; Alastair Chaplin,cornet; Anita McAlister and Darryl Eaton,conductors; guests: Impact Brass, Ken Bailey,conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front StreetEast. 416-366-7723/800-708-6754.(festival pass) .- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic.Jazz Ensembles: TO O'Clock& 11O'Clock Jazz Orchestras. Paul Read & TerryPro mane, directors. MacMillan Theatre, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; .- 8:00: Oancemakers. Next Steps Series.See April 9.- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Premieresand the Jules Leger Prize. Harman: Postludio arovescio; Canadian and world premiere worksby Ho, Ahn, Sharman, Trigos. David Swan,piano; Dieter Hennings, guitar; KathleenMclean, bassoon; Erica Goodman, harp; NewMusic Concerts Ensemble; Accordes StringQuartet; Robert Aitken, artistic director. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-961-9495. , (sr), (st). 7: 15: pre-concerttalk.- 8:00: Performing Arts York Region.Fabulous Fridays- David Jalbert, piano.Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St. Thornhill.905-737-0735. ; (sr); O(st).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. love and Betrayal:Handel Opera Arias. See April 9.NEWMUSICCONCERTS· All CanadipnPREMIERESFriday April 1~,- 8:00: Toronto Danish Choir/The TorontoSwedish Singers. Schubert's DeutscheMesse. Schubert: German Mass O 872;Spohr: Lieder; works from Denmark andSweden. Brigitte Bogar, conductor. Agricola,25 Old York Mills Road. 416-270-0333. O(suggested donation).Saturday April 12- 10:00am & 11 :OOam: Oakville SymphonyOrchestra. Young People's Concert -Meet a Pianist. Sarah Zbogar, piano. St.Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, 1150Monk's Passage. 905-844-6920. ; O(sr); (st & under 12).- 1 O:OOam· 1 O:OOpm: Hannaford StreetSilver Band. 5th annual Festival of Brass:Community Showcase. Weston Silver Band,Metropolitan Silver Band, Drillia Silver Band,London Citadel Band of the Salvation Army,Kincardine Brass Band, Buffalo Silver Band,Maple Leaf Brass Band from Ottawa, lntradaBrass of Oakville, Whitby Brass Band and theAll Star Brass & Percussion and Junior VarsityAll Stars from Columbus Ohio. 45-minuteperformances. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front StreetEast. 416-366- 7723/800- 708-6754. (festivalpass); .The Annex SingersSchubert,Spring and SongSaturday, April 12at 7:30 pmSee listings for details8>0Principals on DisplayCall the St. Lawrence Centre Box Officeat 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754or book on-line at www.stlc.comVisit us at www.hssb.caSunday, April 13, 2008, 3 p.m., Jane Mallett TheatreCurtis Metcalf, Resident ConductorSponsored byAndrew Mccandless, Trumpet Soloist; Neil Deland, Horn SoloistGordon Wolfe, Trombone Soloist ~Virtuoso soloists are the hallmark of any great band concert, and this concert has three! AndrewMccandless, Neil Deland and Gordon Wolfe all hold Principal Brass positions in The Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Together they perform the premier of a new triple concerto by Gary Kulesha, commissionedby the HSSB. Principals on Display is the Grand Finale to our annual Festival of Brass Weekend.The Hannclford Street Silver Band is grateful for the assistance received from its corporate and its many ind ividual donors, and from the followingl+I ,:;,~_:' ;;;;;.- Canad\l .'~'. ::.,::-;:--· :CCCC:" ~ '°""""""'""' OVAMAHA. ,..,6,£..,,, !NSK NTN SOC:AN ~o.°.°.i'\TAR llENOLD 5KF SCHAEFFLER JUPITT~. ~ ~t,'.~ Trntl!AKI & n.uur•a"':'::' : : ;-::,.·_ • Mum.ilbii1umtnt1 ''"""'''-A PRIL 1 - M AY 7 2008 WWW.TH EWHOLEN OTE.COM 35

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