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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTACanada, Scandinavia & Latin America.Laurie Evan Fraser, music director. GraceChurch on· the- Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416·256-051 D. ; (adv); children free.BELL'ARTESINGERSDr. Lee Willingham, Music Director20th AnniversaryGala Concertwith Guest AlumniIan Sadler, OrganIn Lee Willingham's farewellconcert, many former members willreturn and sing some of the finerepertoire that has distinguishedthis ensemble for two decades.Saturday, May 3, 20087:30 P.M.Eglinton St. George's United Church35 Lytton Blvd., TorontoFor more informationvisit our websitewww.bellartesingers.caor call 416-699-5879m,arnaaeusllllcnoirLydia Adams, Conductor and Artistic Director- 8:00: voxworks. Composers' Notes I: Ber.jamin Britten. A program of solo & choralmusic. Works include: A.M.D.G.; AdvanceDemocracy; Cabaret Songs; Seven Sonnets ofMichelangelo; Two Ballades. Renee Bouthot,Marcia Bunston, Gisele Kulak and Alexa Wing,sopranos; Joseph Levesque and Trevor Mangion,tenors; & others; Teige Reid, reader;James Wells, artistic director. Church of theRedeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416· 769-0111. .- 8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions. Let itBe, the Magical Music of the 60s. Brian Pritch·arcl, artistic director; Joshua Tamayo, musicaldirector. The Great Hall, Unitarian South PeelCongregation, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.905-338-5702. .- 8:00: World Stage 2008. Black Grace -Short Works. Run continues. See music theatre.Saturday May 03- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. The Ugly Duckling. The classic HansChristian Andersen story adapted by Little RedTheatre. 1 DO Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $13. For run details see music theatrelistings.- 2:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions. TheSecret Garden. See May 2.- 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:Bach, Cantata BWV 8, 'Ziebster Gott, wannwerd ich sterben?" An analysis and performanceof this cantata. David Fallis, artisticdirector. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-763-1695. , .- 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players.Guys and Dolls. By Franz Laesser. LeahThe Amadeus Choir is proud to premiere the winningcompositions in the Ruth Watson Henderson ChoralCompetition, administered by Choirs Ontario. Other worksby Ruth Watson Henderson, John Rutter and R. MurraySchafer will open our eyes and ears to the "beauty of theearth" all around us, and the advent of summer.Special Guests - Ruth Watson HendersonThe Bach Children's Chorus, Linda Beaupre, DirectorSaturday, May 3rd, 2008, 7:30 p.m.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge Street (1 block north of St. Clair)Tickets: For information and tickets, please callthe Amadeus Choir at: 416-446-0188toront dart sbou n ci ICa nada Councilfor the Arts~ Conse il des Arts~ du CanadaPA oNTARIOARTscou•m]-'\ CONSElt DES ARTS Of l'ONTAR IOPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-324-1259. .50; (st). For run details,see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Amadeus Choir. For the Beautyof the Earth. Parker: White Lights inDarkness; Fairbank: Iroquois Song; St.Pierre: The Lord is My Shepherd, (Canadianpremieres); music by Watson Henderson.Rutter & Schafer. Bach Children's Chorus,Linda Beaupre, conductor; Ruth WatsonHenderson, piano; Lydia Adams, artisticdirector. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church,1585 Yonge St.416-4460188. .- 7:30: Bell' Arte Singers. 2Dth AnniversaryGala Concert - Farewell to LeeWillingham. Repertoire from the choir'stwo decades. Current and former mem·bers of Bell' Arte; Ian Sadler, organ.Eglinton St. George's, 35 Lytton Blvd.416-699-5879. ; .- 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society.Pops at the Cabaret. Pops classics fromthe 1930s & '40s. Guests: Jean Stilwell,soprano; Patti Loach, piano. Mervin Fick,conductor. First United Church. 151Lakeshore Rd., Port Credit. 905-278-7059.; (sr).- 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Music for the Eyes. Demuynck: Kaleidoscope;Dvorak: Czech Suite; Faure: Fantasyfor Flute and Chamber Orchestra;Somers: Picasso Suite (includes slideshow of Picasso's works). Linda Morgan.flute; Charles Demuynck, conductor.Central Baptist Church, 340 RebeccaStreet. Oakville. 905-483-6787. ;(sr); (st); O(child).- 7:30: Tallis Choir. Music of the ChapelRoyal. Works by Gibbons, Weelkes, Byrd,Tomkins and Dering. Peter Mahon, director.St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St..416-286-9798. ; (sr), O(st).- 7:30: Westway United Church. SpringConcert. Etobicoke Youth Choir; LouiseJardine, conductor, Pascal Du Perron:accompanist. 8 Templar Drive. 416-231 ·9120. ; free(under 12).-8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. CelebratingBeethoven. Michel Esch, piano; Andras Weber,cello; Joyce Lai, violin. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front Street W. 416-205-5555. ; $ 25(sr);(st); O(ch.)- 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir.Music As Theatre. Theatrical music fromopera, operetta and musical theatre. Guestsoloists. Royal Bank Theatre, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga.905-306-6000. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Music Gallery. Classic Avant Series-MSU Harry Partch Ensemble. Works byPartch, Bach, Thelonius Monk & others. DeanDrummond, director. 197 John St. 416-204-1080 x2. ; (members/sr); (st).- 8:00: Muzent Productions. Moonlight &Love Songs. Janet Catherine Dea, soprano;Tomoko Okada. piano. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.Art of Song. Ron Sexsmith, singer/songwriter.Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Academy Symphony Orchestra. ProgrammeTBA. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia Street.416-408-2824 x32 1. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: The Toronto Mendelssohn YouthChoir. Global Voices. Guests: autorickshaw;Lynn Janes, conductor. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Avenue. 416-598-0422.; (Vox Tix).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Special Performance - Yo Yo Ma, cello.Shostakovich: Cello Concerto #1; Tchaikovsky:Symphony #4. Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.SOLD OUT.- 8:00: voxworks. Composers' Notes I:Benjamin Britten. See May 2. Paula Wing,reader. The Church of St. Martin- in- the­Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-769-0111.- 8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions.Let it Be, the Magical Music of the 60s.See May 2.- 8:00:York Symphony Orchestra. TheTitan. Weber: Overture to Der Freischutz;Mahler: Ruckert-Lieder; Symphony #1.Guest: Paula Rockwell, mezzo.soprano.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria~ISSAUGAM~?£~MCS PROUDLY PRESENTS:JEAN STILWELL & PATTI LOACHMEZZO SOPRANOPIANIST, WRITERJoin us for POPS AT THE CABARETshowcasing Toronto's gems of cabaret performance -featuring choral selections from the golden age of song.Music that's fun and alive'Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 pmFirst United Church15 1 Lakeshore Rd. West, Port Credit&Sunday, May 4, at 3:00 pmEden United Church3051 Battleford Rd. , MeadowvaleTICKETS AT THE DOOR , (SR/ST);TO RESERVE BY VISA CALL MCS @ 905-278-7059LIGHT REFRESHMENTSFor Directions Visit www.mcs-on.caWWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM APRI L 1 - M AY 7 2008

Street, Aurora. 416-410-0860. ;(sr/st), (12 and under).Sunday May 04- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. The Ugly Duckling. See May 3.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts- Vivace Chamber Player.Classical repertoire. McMichael Gallery,10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg. 905-893·1121 / 888-213-1121. Free w gallery admission:; (st/s r).- 2:00: Alexander Singers and Players.Guys and Dolls. Run continues. See musictheatre listings.- 2:00: ROM. Sunday Concert - Dynasty.100 Queen's Park. 416-586-8000. ;(sr/st w ID); (5-14); free (members +4 and under). Includes access to all galleriesand exhibitions.- 2:30: Alicier Arts Chamber Music. Backto the Future. Handel: Messiah, excerpts;Crumb: Vox Balenae; Sacks: Lake Ontario;Liszt & Schumann: piano works. Greg Oh,Stephanie Chua, piano; Richard Sacks, percussion;Phoebe Tsang, viola; Kimberly Schemeit,flute. St. George's on-the-Hill Anglican Church,4600 Dundas St. W. 416-731 -3599. ;(sr/st).- 3:00: Markham Concert Band. An Afternoonon the Bandstand. Music from Elvis to BillyJoel. Markham Theatre, 171 Town CentreBoulevard, Markham. 905-305-7469/800-768-8801. .50; .50 (sr/s t/under 12).- 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Popsat the Cabaret. Eden United Church, 3051Battleford Rd., Meadowvale. See May 3.- 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Music for the Eyes. St Simon's Anglican Church,1450 Litchfield Road, Oakville. See May 3.- 3:00 Syrinx Sunday Salons. ShalomBard, clarinet; Anton Kuerti, piano; RafaelHoekman, cello. Brahms: Clarinet Sonata no.2; Kuerti: Waves of the Sound; JS.Bach: Solocello suite in d. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-654-0877. ; (st).- 4:00: Alexander Jacobchuk. Music forwinds, strings, and chamber ensemble. AllanPulker, flute; Karen Ages, oboe; Julian Alexandrov,horn; Natalia Laribi, viola; Nadia Jacobchuk,piano; Anatoliy Kupriychuk, bassoon. IslingtonUnited Church, 25 Bumhamthorpe Rd. 416-243·6340. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. J.Haydn: The Creation. Marion Samuel­Stevens, soprano; Lenard Whiting, tenor;Gregory Dahl, baritone; Talisker PlayersOrchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street.416-443-1490. ; (sr); (st).- 5:00: Masaryk Memorial Institute Inc.Boris Krajny, piano. Prague Restaurant, 450ALLIS CHOIRDirected By Peter Mahon-predentd-Jffa&o p/ PJ/w (Jfwµ ~Work,, by Gibbon,,, Weelke,1, Byrd, Tomki11.1, and Derin_q.Choir alld organ combine in glorimu mu,:1ic for theJacobean Chapel Royal. Thu inclu.Je,1 a wzu;uerecreation of an authentic Even,1ongfor King CharleJ I.SATURDAY, MAY 3, 7:30 PMSt. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St.(north of Dundas)Tickets: , seniors, students with IDInfo: 416.286.9798ORDER ONLINE AT www.tallischoir.comTallis Choir CDs available onlineand on iTunes Music StoreONTARIO ARTS COUNCILCONSEIL DES ARTS DE L'ONTARIOWINDS, S TRING;S AND PIANO CHAMBER MUSIC BYAlexanderJacobchuk/SOLO, DUET, TRIO, QUARTET, QUINTET WORKS/Allan Pulker - FlutePavel Markelov - ClarinetJulian Alexandrov - HornNadia Jacobchuk - PianoKaren Ages - OboeAnatoliy Kupriychuk - BassoonNatalia Laribi - ViolaMay 4, 2008 at 4PM 0 Tickets : , $ I O (Sn./St.) 0 (416) 243-6340 0 (416) 895-9427e-mail: alexiakov@yahoo.comIslington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe RoadScarborough Golf Club Road. 416-439·4354. ; (st).- 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble,Serenade for Spring. Works by Tchaikovsky,Grieg, Wolf-Ferrari. Church of the Transfigura·lion, 111 Manor Road East. 416-229-0496.; (sr/st).- 7:30:York Symphony Orchestra. TheTitan. Markham Theatre, 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469. See May 3.- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. New WaveComposers Festival · Opening Concert. Ho:Fallen Angel; Good: Babbitt; new works byEdwards & McKinley. Alex Pauk, conductor;Wallace Halladay, saxophone. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. ; (sr);(st). 7: 15: pre-concerttalk.-8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Starsof the 21 st Century- International DanceGala. Guests: Denis Matvienko, AnastasiaMatvienko, Celine Cassone & Bruno Roy.5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1 111 . .84-9.34. Proceeds to support cultural programming& scholarships at the Koffler Centre.Monday May 05- 8:00: ORGANIX DB/Toronto TheatreOrgan Society. Pops Favourites. JelaniEddington, theatre organ. Casa Loma, 1 AustinTerrace. 416 499-6262. .Tuesday May 06- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Urban Music Series -Hip-Hop IOI. Rap andhip-hop culture. Recording artists Dan-e-o andKamau. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416 -363-8231 .Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande. Isabel Bayrak·darian, soprano; Russell Braun, baritone; PavloHunka, bass-baritone; Jan Latham-Koenig,conductor. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5; -(st).For rundetails, see music theatre listings.- 8:00: World Stage 2008. CIRCA- TheSpace Between. A combination of dance,contemporary circus, & rock & roll. PremiereDance Theatre, 207 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. . For run details see musictheatre listings.Wednesday May 07- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Aaron James, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.- 1:00: World Stage 2008. CIRCA - 45Circus Acts in 45 Minutes. Exclusives~~ s~ sattueaShalomBardclarinetpresentsI IRafael.Anton Kuerti pianoSunday May 4, 2008 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueHoekmancelloTickets , students info: 4 7 6.654.0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgJ. Haydn: The CreationSunday May 4, 2008 4:00pmConductor Jurgen PetrenkoMarion Samuel-Stevens-sopranoLenard Whiting-tenorGregory Dahl-baritoneAccompanied byThe Talisker Players OrchestraChrist Church Deer Park 1570 Yonge St. (a t Heath)Tickets: Adults: Seniors: Students: T: 416-443-1490 www.torontoclassicalsingers.orgToronto Classical SingersAPRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 45

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