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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 12: 15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet Recital - Emma Elkinson, flute; FionaWood, piano. 56 Queen St. E. 416-961-8116x251.Free.- 12:30 noon: Christ Church Deer Park.Noonday Chamber Series. Elgar: Sea Pictures& other songs. Karen Anderson, mezzosoprano;Stephanie Martin, piano. 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211. Free/donations welcome.- 6:00: Nightwood Theatre. Ga-la-licious.Evening of music, comedy and first-rate guestappearances. Liberty Grand, 25 British ColumbiaRoad, Exhibition Place. 416-944-1740 x7.0. Fundraising gala.- 8:00: Cabaret Company. Happy: A VeryGay little Musical. Written & directed by SkyGilbert. Music by Micah Barnes. JasonCadieux, Avid Tomlinson, Sharron Matthews,Jamieson Eakins. Buddies in Bad TimesTheatre, 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555.; O{sr/st). For run details see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: Premiere Dance Theatre. Next­Steps Series - Ballet Creole: Spring Works.207 Queen's Quay W. 416- 973-4000. ,; , {st/sr). For run details seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival · Thursday MasterworksThree - Turangalila Symphony. See Apr16.- 8:00: World Stage 2008 -Bill T Jones/Amie Zane Dance Company. Chapel/Chapter. See April 16.- 9:00: Small World Music: Jazz SeriesII: Namori. Montreal-based percussionist/TOSCAM"'k by Giacomo Puccinisinger. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307. ; .Friday April 18- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series - Together with Music.The words and melodies of Noel Coward.Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.; (sr/st).- 8:00: Art ofTouch. J.S. Bachand theSpirit of his Century. Works by Bach, Couperin,Rameau, Scarlatti, and Soler. KevinKomisaruk, harpsichord & organ. Knox CollegeChapel, University of Toronto, 59 St. GeorgeSt. 416-978-2079. ; {st); (18 &under).- 8:00: Cabaret Company. Happy: A VeryGay little Musical. See April 17.- 8:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions.The Secret Garden. Based on the book byFrances Hodgson Burnett. Marsha Norman,lyrics; Lucy Simon, music. BurnhamthorpeAuditorium, 500 The East Mall. 416-248-0410. ; {st). For run details see musictheatre listings- 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Matt Dusk. 101 Town CentreBoulevard, Markham. 905-415- 7537. .- 8:00: Premiere Dance Theatre. Next­Steps Series - Ballet Creole: Spring Works.See April 17.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.New Music Ensemble Concert II. BrianCurrent, conductor. RCM Concert Hall, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 8:00: Scarborough Gilbert & SullivanTosca .................. Mary LiuCavaradossi.. ................. Geoffrey ButlerScarpia .................. Andrew TeesAngelotti .......................... Jailer DannmittonII Sagrestano ......................... Douglas TranquadaSpoletta ......................... Michael SugrueOpera in concertUnder the musical direction of Sabatino VaccaFriday, April 18th, 2008@8 :00 p.m.Canadian Broadcasting CentreGlenn Gould Studio250 Front Street West, TorontoTickets: Adults; Senior&Student; VIPFor tickets please call {416) 879-6098 or (416) 503-9739Society. Iolanthe. Stan Farrow, accompanist;Brian Farrow, music director; Judi White,artistic director. David & Mary ThomsonCollegiate, 7240 Lawrence Ave. E. 416-424-1850. ; {st/sr). For run details, seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: Toronto Opera Centre.Puccini.· Tosca. Concert version. Mary Liu,soprano; Geoffrey Butler, tenor; Andrew Tees,baritone; Sabatino Vacca, director. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; ; {st/sr).- 8:00: World Stage 2008 - Bill T Jones/Amie Zane Dance Company. Chapel/Chapter. Run continues. See music theatrelistings.Saturday April 19- 2:00: Walmer Rd. Baptist Church.Spring Recital. Works by Richard Strauss &Bernard Krol. lmre Olah, organ; Jessie Brooks,horn. 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1122.Free.- 6:00: Naparima Alumni Association ofCanada: Panache Steelband. TropicalSteelband Night. Bloordale United Church,4258 Bloor St. W. 416-358-4504. ;{st/sr); O{under 12).- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Rossini.· Barber of Seville. See April 16.- 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of YorkRegion. All in an April Evening. Youngperformer showcase. Guests: Andrew Ascenzo,cello; Alexa Ball, flute; Andrew Ball,trumpet; Daniel Harley, violin; Ryan Harper,tenor; Mathieu Poirier, piano; Robert Richardson,conductor. St. Matthew's United Church,333 Crosby Ave., Richmond Hill. 905- 731-8318. ; $ lO(st).- 7:30: Music on the Donway. Heaven­Sound. Choral sounds from traditional tocalypso; accompanied by saxophone band,keyboard, drums, and bass. Donway CovenantUnited Church, 230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. ; (12 & under).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series· Together with Music.See April 18.- 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Les Six- Chamber Music from Montparnasse. Musicby Auric, Durey, Honegger, Milhaud, Poulenc& Tailleferre. Jani Papadhimitri, violin; NicolaiTarasov, clarinet; Alexander Kats, piano.Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth__.d~- L S.Ave. 416-927-9089. ; O{sr/st).- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. TonyBird. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. {adv); .- 8:00: Brampton Lyric Opera. Mozart:Marriage of Figaro. Andrew Bolton, TinaWinter, Neil Aronoff & Sandra Tucker;Christopher Burton, conductor. Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.- 8:00: Brass Conspiracy. High ClassBrass. 13-piece brass ensemble. Works byBrahms, Mahler, Mozart, Puccini & Berlioz.Andrew Chung, music director. St. Luke'sUnited Church. 353 Sherbourne St. 416-953-2176. ; (st).- 8:00: Cabaret Company. Happy: A VeryGay little Musical. Run continues. See musictheatre listings.- 8:00: Healey Willan Singers. Wine,Women & Songs. A program of music bywomen composers, arrangers & poets. JohnStephenson, accompanist; Ron Ka MingCheung, conductor. Church of St. Martin inthe-Fields, 151 Glen lake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; O{sr/st).- 8:00: Mississauga Philharmonic. 60Years of Broadway. Music from South Pacific,My Fair Lady, The Producers. A Chorus Line &Phantom of the Opera; & other music. DenysMailhiot, singer/actor; Brian Jackson, conductor.Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -.- 8:00: Music Gallery. Jazz Avant Series.A tribute to the works of Kurt Vonnegut.Written by Scott Good & Dwight Schenk. 197John St. 416-204-1080 x2. ; O{members/sr);{st).- 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Romantic Drama. Morawetz: Carnival Overture;Dvorak: Violin Concerto; Tchaikovsky:Symphony #6. Irina Muresanu, violin; RobertoDe Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts, 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021. ; {sr); {st. & under12)- 8:00: Premiere Dance Theatre. Next­Steps Series- Ballet Creole: Spring Works.See April 17.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.YAPA Showcase. RCM Concert Hall, 90Croatia Street. 416-408-2824 x 321. Free.- 8:00: Scarborough Gilbert & SullivanSociety. Iolanthe. See April 18.t ~ ii oi,zcert e s l.{.t\CAn~:~ Saturday, April 19th at 8 p.m.Chamber Music from MontparnasseIn early 2Qth century Paris,"Le GROUP DES SIX"-Auric, Durey, Honegger,Milhaud, Poulenc and Taileferre -created an innovative musical stylefull of elegance, imagination,••irony and typical French charm.Amusez-vous bienlJani Papadhimitri, violinNicolai Tarasov, clarinetAlexander Kats, pianoEastminster United Church, 310 Danforth AvenueTickets (regular) / (senior/student)Call 416-927-9089 or go to: www.academyconcertseries.com38 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008

- Various times: Royal Conservatory ofMusic. Glenn Gould School Showcases. RCMConcert Hall, 90 Croatia Street. 416-408·2824 x321. Free.Sunday April 20- 10:30am: Rosedale PresbyterianChurch. Bach Cantatas BWV59 & 218. RPCchoir & soloists; members of the TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra, Melody McShane, conduc·tor. 129 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931.Free will offering.- 1 :30: Canadian Music Centre. NewMusic in New Places: Emily, the Way YouAre. A one-woman opera exploring the life andwork of Emily Carr. Music by Jana Skarecky,libretto by Di Brandt. Also included othermusic by Skarecky. Joseph Ferretti, piano;Ramona Carmelly, mezzo-soprano; TaliskerChamber Players; Gary Kulesha, conductor.McMichael Gallery, 10365 Islington Ave,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121 I 888-213-1121.Free with admission to gallery. ; (stlsr).- 2:00: Bluegrass Sundays. The DoerfelFamily and Concession 23. Royal CanadianLegion Branch 258, 45 Lawson Rd. Scarbor·ough. 416· 779-2677. .- 2:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Subscription Concert #4. Mozart:Magic Flute Overture; Chopin: Piano Concerto#2; Shostakovich: Symphony #5. NormanReintamm, conductor; Robert Horvath, piano.P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre ofGreater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. East.416-879-5566. -; free(under 12).- 2:00: ROM. Sunday Concert - Soul Influence.100 Queen's Park. 416-586-8000. ;(srlst w I DI; (5-14); free (members +pianistRobert' .·,Horvatli_pl_ays the~ 2See listingsfor.April 20 .4 and under). Includes access to all galleriesand exhibitions.- 2:00: Scarborough Gilbert & SullivanSociety. Iolanthe. Run continues. See musictheatre listings.- 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheMikado. By Gilbert & Sullivan. Peter Mc·Cutcheon, Gerald Isaac, Michele Bogdanowicz,Lynne McMurtry, Sean Watson, performers;Julian Wachner, conductor. Jane MallettTheatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723 /800-708-6754. -. For complete runsee music theatre listings.- 2:30 & 4:30: Royal Conservatory ofMusic. RCM Community School Showcase.RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia Street. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 3:00: Udo Kasemets, Susan Layard,Linda Catlin Smith. sUnDO SOUND(word/time}SCAPES: Memorial Meditation. Kase·mets: Music for piano, speaking & singingvoices. U. of T. Emmanuel College Chapel, 75Queen's Park. 416-929-5849. Free.- 3:00: Weston Silver Band . CelticConnections. Guests: the Burlington WelshMale Chorus; Larry Shields, director. DonBosco Auditorium, 2 St. Andrews Blvd. 416-249-6553. ; ; free (under 12).- 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Creaking Tree String Quartet. 31 St.Phillips Rd. 416-247-5181. Free will offering.- 7:30: Music at Glenview. Hymnsing/Concert. Glenview Choir. Guest: SalvationArmy North Toronto Band. Michael Capon &William Kerr, conductors.1 Glenview Ave.416-488-1156. Freewill offering. Proceeds toPresbyterian World Service and Development.- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.L TTA Showcase. RCM Concert Hall, 90CathedralBluffsSymphonyOrchestraNorman ReintammPrincipal ConductorAlso:MozartMagic FluteOverture-,.,. ShostakovitchSymphonyNo. 5Croatia Street. 416-408-2824 x 321. Free.- 8:00 Continuum Contemporary Music.Common Chords. Works by Czech composersPudlak, Smolka; Canadian composers Chris·tensen, Csapo, Komorous, Miller. CarlaHuhtanen, soprano; Continuum Ensemble;Gregory Oh, conductor. Music Gallery, 197John St. 416-924-4945. -.- 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Romantic Drama. See April 19.Monday April 21- 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five Small Concerts:Masterpieces of Chamber Music. Lekeu: PianoQuartet in c; Mozart: Piano Quartet in G;Brahms: Piano Quartet #3. Arkady Yanivker,violin; Ronald Hurwitz, viola; Winona Zelenka,cello; Yuri Meyerowitz, piano.Trinity-St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-485-2717. ; (sr/st). See advertisement,next page.continuumcontemporary musicCOMMON CHORDSSunday, April 20, 8 pmThe Music Gallery197 John StreetTuesday April 22- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series-A Singer's Almanac. Brett Polegato, baritone.A program of art songs inspired by theseasons. Four Seasons Centre for the Perform·ing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.- 2:30: Alchemy. An Hour of ChamberMusic. Telemann: Bassoon Sonata; Poulenc:Oboe Sonata; Strauss: Nocturne Op 7;Beethoven: Piano Quintet Op 16. CristinaSewerin, oboe; Elizabeth Day, clarinet; ElkeStreisslberger, horn; Larkin Hinder, bassoon;Marcia Beach, piano; Meri Gee, piano. NewHorizons Tower, 1140 Bloor St West. 416·536-6111. Free.- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheMikado. See April 20.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Pops Tuesdays -Celebrate Sinatra. SteveLippia, vocals; Al Kay, trombone; Jeff Tyzik,Finding commonalities from past to presentWorks byMartin SmolkaHanus BartonRudolf Komorous (Canada)Cassandra Miller (Canada, World Premiere)Gyula Csapo (Canada, World Premiere)Continuum Ensemble with Carla Huhtanen(soprano) and Greg Oh (conductor) adults/ seniors & arts workers/ students416.924.4945www.continuummusic.orgtorontoa rtsbouncil The SOCAN Fo1111datio11CM CRALOFOUNDATION.41:A C.anadi' Council Conseil d

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