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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Purcell:The Indian Oueen. See April 24.- 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. OrganGrinder Night. With Don Malcolm andGeorge Heldt. St. James United Church,400 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-824-4667.; O(under10).- 8: 15: Stage West Theatre Hotel.Canadian Explosion: A Musical Revue. Runcontinues. See music theatre listings.Sunday April 27- 2:00: ROM. Sunday Concert· lntrada Brass.30-piece brass band. 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: Scarborough Gilbert & SulivanSociety. Iolanthe. See April 18.- 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. SundaySeries· Ancestral Voices. Music relating tothe Kembles family. Laura Albino, soprano;Norine Burgess, mezzo-soprano; MichaelBarrett, tenor. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-735-7982. .- 2:30: Pickering Community ConcertBand. Spring Fling 08. Works by Elgar,Sheldon, Sousa, Shostakovich, Lerner & Loew.Concert band & vocal jazz group. Doug Manning,music director. Forest Brook CommunityChurch, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-509-2459.; (sr/st).- 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. RomanticFour. Music by Brahms, Schubert, Schumann& Reger. Noel Edison, director; James Anagnosonand Leslie Kinton, piano. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 519-846-03311888-747-7550. .- 3:00: Opera Atelier. Mozart's ldomeneo.See April 26.- 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Bruckner:Mass in e. See April 26.- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.light Classics Sunday - Opera Favourites.The extraordinary and fascinating story of an historicfamily. It included the Kembles, leading actors andwriters in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, andin particular Adelaide Sartoris, who sang the first Normain London; Lord Stanley, who hosted Melba's farewell atCovent Garden; as well as the inimitable Mitford family.See April 26.- 3:00: University Settlement Music &Arts School. Benefit Concert - RobertAitken, flute; Erica Goodman, harp. St.George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416-598-3444 x243/244. ; (sr/st);(12 & under).- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. The Brian Barlow Orchestra.1570YongeSt.416-920-5211. Free,donations welcome.- 7:00: The Church of St. Andrew,Scarborough. Windsong in Concert. LoisFuse, oboe; Leonard Luksenberg,-recorder;Betty Mac Hattie, bassoon; Dorothy White,flute; Anita Beaty, piano. 2333 Victoria ParkAve.416-447-1481. ; (st).Monday April 28- 8:00: The Music Gallery. Pop AvantSeries: Stars of the lid. Texas based duoAdam Wiltzie & Brian McBride; guests:Christopher Willits & Ken Reaume. 197John St. 416-204-1080 x2. ; (MGmember).Tuesday April 29- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusic Series- The Imagination of ClaudeVivier. A portrait of Vivier performed by theArray music Ensemble. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8321. Free.- 7:30: Opera Atelier. Mozart's ldomeneo.Run continues. See music theatre listings.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Felix Galimir Chamber Music AwardConcert. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. PWYC.Wednesda A ril 30- 12:30 noon: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Karen Ryma/, organ. 1585 Yonge St.Laura AlbinosopranotenorStephen RallsandBruce UbukatapianoWWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM416-922-1167. Free.- 3:()(1: Joan Rowland, piano. Recital.Works by Bach, Schumann, Beethoven,Wolpe. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAvenue. 416- 781-2009. $ 20; (sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mini Wednesday Masterworks 2 - RussianFireworks. Arvo Part: Fratres; Prokofiev:Piano Concerto #3; Tchaikovsky: Symphony#4. Alexander Toradze, piano; Eri Klas,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -3.- 8:00: World Stage 2008. Black Grace -Short Works. A celebration of Samoan &Maori dance. Premiere Dance Theatre, 207Queens's Quay W. 416-973-4000. . Forrun details see music theatre listings.Thursday May 01- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series- Les adieux. Farewell concert by graduatingartists of current Canadian Opera CompanyEnsemble; Liz Upchurch, accompanist. 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· CatherineWillard, organ. St. Paul's Bloor St., 227 BloorSt. E. 416-961-8816 x251. Free.- 12: 15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet Organ Recital- Jordan deSouza. 56Queen St. E. 416-961-8116 x251. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park.Noonday Chamber Series. Bach: Viola dagamba sonatas. Joelle Morton, viola da gamba;Sara Churchill, harpsichord. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free/dona tions welcome.- 7:30: Canadian Friends of Finland. MayDay Concert. Works by Sibelius, Kuula,Schafer & others. Cindy Koistinen, soprano;Heidi Saario, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416- 730-8350. ; 15(st).JUusic TORONTO- 8:00: Music Toronto.Duarte! Series·St. Lawrence Ouartet. Dvorak: Cypresses;Hindemith: String Quartet #3, Op.22;Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat, Dp.130 &Dp.133 (Grosse Fugue). Geoff Nuttall & ScottSt. John, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; ChrisCostanza, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.East. 416-366- 7723 / 800- 708-6754. -; 18-35(pay your age);$ 5(st, accompanying adult Y, price).- 8:00: Small World Music/Church of theHoly Trinity. la Nef- Deserts. Musicinspired by the great deserts of the world. PierreHamon, flute; Claire Gignac, contralto;Patrick Graham and Carlo Rizzo, percussion;Andrew Wells-Oberegger, oud, saz, dulcimer.10Trinity Square. 416-536-5439. ; (adv).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mini Thursday Masterworks 2- RussianFireworks. See April 30.- 8:00: World Stage 2008. Black Grace·Short Works. See April 30.Friday May 02- 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Guys and Dolls. By Franz Laesser. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-324-1259. .50; (st).- 7:30: Church of St. Simon the Apostle.Reaching Out through Music Fundraiser. JeanStilwell, mezzo-soprano; Patti Loach, piano;Patricia Parr/ Linda Ippolito, duo piano; PatriciaZentilli, musical performer, and others. 525Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714 (Tu-Fr). ;(sr); O(st). Proceeds to provide bursariesfor Reaching Out Though Music.- 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Spring atlast. Brahms: Requiem; other inspirationalmusic. Guests: Corrine Lynch; Loris Buzdon;Anne Marie Leonard, accompanist; J.Bev Stainton, artistic director. Glen Abbey-Wt,~ks\'(lCit l P""t1orm;,n,:.,1·1 ilh ,1 1.K.iirtl r.,! •ti•:'\"!James Wells,Artistic DirectorSeason ThreeOo~' n;;ru- I:'B>~~u,,+A.M.D.G.+Advance Democracy+Cabaret Songs+Seven Sonnets ofMichelangelo+ Two Ballads+We are the Darkness in theHeat of Daywith the poetry ofGerard Manley Hopkinsread by actor & writerTeige ReidFriday, May 2, 20088:00 p.m.The Church of The Redeemer162 Bloor Street W., Toronto(northeast corner of Bloor & Avenue)and actor & playwrightPaula WingSaturday, May 3, 20088:00 p.m.The Church ofSt. Martin-in-the-Fields151 Glenlake Avenue(one north of Bloor, one east of Keele)Admission For tickets and information,call 416.769.0111 ext.3,e-mai I voxworks@voxworks.caor visit www.voxworks.caAPRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008

United Church, 1469 Nottinghill Gate,Oakville.905-845-5359/905-827 -6129. $ 22; O(children).- 7:30: ORGAN IX 08. Organ & Ensemble.Concerti & other works by Handel, Bach,Haydn, Fleming, Langlais. Patricia Wright,organ & instrumentalists. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416 241 -9785. ;.- 7:30: St. Michael's Choir School. Musicof the Americas. See April 26. St. IsaacJoques Parish, 1148 Finch Ave., Pickering.905-831-3353. Suggested freewill offering; (sr); $ lO(st).Alexo.nderSinger, & Player,Present:- 8:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions.The Secret Garden. Based on the book byFrances Hodgson Burnett. Marsha Norman,lyrics; Lucy Simon, music . Burn·hamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The EastMall. 416-248-0410. ; (stl.308 02 8:00: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Haydn: The Creation. Sookhyung Park,soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; PeterMcGillivray, baritone; Festival Orchestra; NoelEdison, conductor. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge Street. 416-598-0422.-. 7: 15: pre-concert chat.- 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. FromAurora Borealis to the Amazon. Music fromFrank Loesser's Spectacular,Award Winning Musical!For tickets call:416-324-1259tickets@alexandersingers.comFundraising Event to LaunchReaching Out Through MusicA music scholarship program sponsored by TheChurch of St Simon-the-Apostle for inner-city childrenCBC's Suhana MeharchandHosts an evening with our special guestsJean Stilwell, mezzo-soprano and Patti Loach, pianoExcerpts from Carmen UnzippedLeonard Gilbert, pianoPatricia Parr and Linda Ippolito, duo pianoRoss Pearson, fluteKathleen Penny, pianoRed Spirit Singers, St Simon's ChoirMeredith Shaw, musical theatre performerJohn Sheard, jazz pianoBrooke Dufton, sopranoPatricia Zentilli, musical theatre performerReception and Silent Auction following the concert7:30 p.m. Friday May 2, 2008Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for Silent Auction viewingThe Church of St Simon-the-Apostle525 Bloor Street East(Just east of Sherbourne Subway Station)Call 416-923-8714 for ticketsOr email:;~N;c;~~ONTOMENDELSSOHNCHOIRNOEL EDISON, ARTISTIC DIRECTORAdults Seniors Students APRI L 1 - MAY 7 2008 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM 43

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