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Volume 13 - Issue 8 - May 2008

Includes the 2008 Canary Pages


The BACH CHILDREN'S CHORUSand the BACH CHAMBER YOUTH CHOIRLinda Beaupre, ConductorEleanor Daley, Pianist:m:U.sicBe the Food....... -. ---¥~"-#,Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 7:30pmFood, and even a little Shakespeare,will be ongoing themes in this lively concert.Toronto Centre for the ArtsGeorge Weston Recital HallBACH ILDRE~5040 Yonge Street ORUS~(north of Sheppard Ave.)Tickets: and at the Toronto Centrebox office or TicketMaster at 416.870.8000Campany in Residenceat the Toronto Centrefor the Artsbachorus.orgTheBorh(h1ld1ens(horus amemberof(ho1rs0n1ono 1sgrotelulforlund n91ece11edfromlheOn1or10Ar1s(ounolond1heloron!oA1ls(ouncdJane Mallett Theatre • St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts27 Front Street East, TorontoTickets: !25.00 Regular !20.00 Seniors ho.oo StudentsSPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS:WILLIAM BROWNArtis lie DirectorJAMES BOURNEPianist... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart's Requiem.See May 7. 18-30 years PWYC .Saturday May 10- 11 :OD am & 2:00: Solar Stage Chi I·dren's Theatre. Rapunzet.- The Girl with theGolden Hair. A musical version of the tradi·tional story. 1 DO Upper Madison Ave. 416·368-8031 . $13. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 1 :30: ORGANIX 08. Young Organists Competition.Three organists each present a 30-minute concert program. Rosedale UnitedChurch, 159 Roxborough Dr. 416-241-9785.Free.- 1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Or·chestra. Young People's Concert· Orchestrafrom Planet X. Magic Circle Mime Company.For ages 5 to 12. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Sim·coe St. 416-593-4828. ; .- 2:00: Oancap Productions. My Fair lady.Run continues. See music theatre listings.- 2:00: St. James United Church. Gilbert& Sullivan: The Mikado. See May 8.- 4:00 & 7:00: Brampton Musical Theatre.Seussical Jr. See May 9.- 7:00: Glenn Gould School. Student Recit·al· Matthew Wicks, piano. 90 Croatia St.416-408-2824 x322. Free.- 7:00: Maria Dolnycky, Piano. Music onCanvas- Poetic Moods. Works by Scarlatti,Mozart, Silvestrov, lshchenko, Revutsky &Lyatoshynsky. KUMF Art Gallery, 2118-ABloor St. W. 416· 766-6802. ; (stlsrl.- 7:00: Toronto Swedish Singers. SkonaMaj. Swedish folk music; also Beethoven:"Spring Sonata"; Grieg: Vaaren; & otherworks. Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25SKONAMAJ!a program of spring musicpresented by thefoRONTO )WEDISH )INGERSand guest artistsdirected byBrigitte BogarSaturday May 10, 2008, 7:00 p.m.Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25Old York Mills Road, Toronto, Oneblock East of the Yonge & York MillsSubway Station. Adults .00 (Advancesale .00). Children 12 and under, nocharge. Admission includes the receptionfollowing the concert (quiche, salad,beverage, coffee and cookies). Fortickets phone: 416-445-2889.Old York Mills Rd. 416-445-2889. ;(advance).- 7:30: Bach Children's Chorus. If Musicbe the Food. A program of music about food.Eleanor Daley, piano; Linda Beaupre, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. ; .- 7:30: Bloor Street Gospel Chorus.We've Got Joy. Paul Wisniewski, director;guest: Michelle Rumball, piano. Bloor StreetUnited Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-477-9310. : (advance); (srlstl.- 7:30: Oakham House Choir of RyersonUniversity. Haydn: The Seasons. DeannaHendriks, soprano; Cory Knight, tenor; AndrewTees, baritone; Toronto Sinfonietta, MatthewJaskiewicz, conductor. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Ave.416-214-0183 x 13.; (advance); (st).- 7:30: Village Voices. United in Song.Classic to contemporary repertoire. Guests:Richmond Hill United Choir; Barry Peters &Joan Andrews, conductors. St Andrew's PresbyterianChurch, 143 Main Street North,Markham. 905-294-8687. ; free(l 2 &under).- 8:00: Frank Horvat. Piano Recital. Worksby Glass & Horvat. Unitarian Congregation ofSouth Peel, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.416-912-4173. ; free (12 & under).- 8:00: Orchestras Mississauga. Ritmoslatinos. Music by Marquez, Villa Lobos, Royer,Ginastera, Revueltas & Bernstein. Membersof the MSO, solos; John Barnum,conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 LivingArts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000.1~F ,· :~rlllUI ~~V

-.- 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Gala Season Finale. Symphonic masterpieces.Adrian Fung, cello; Giovanna Carini, soprano.Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 120Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021 . ;(sr); (st/ch).- 8:00: Oriana Women's Choir. Puttin' onthe Ritz· The Music of Irving Berlin. Jan Giles,voice; Victor Bateman, string bass; AndrewMorris, drums; James Bourne, piano; WilliamBrown, artistic director. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-923-3123. ; (sr); O(st).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart's Requiem. SeeMay 7.- 8:00: Univox Choir Toronto. UVic ChamberSingers' 35th Anniversary Tour. Classical& contemporary choral works. University ofVictoria Chamber Singers & Univox Choir Toronto,Bruce E. More, director. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-697-9561..Sunday May 11- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Chil·dren's Theatre. Rapunzel: The Girl with theGolden Hair. See May 10.- 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Debussy:Pelleas et Melisande. Run continues.See music theatre listings.JoshuaG.F. HandelMeghan Fleet, sopranoWallis Giunta, mezzo-sopranoCian Horrobin and Michael Ciufo, tenorsVasil Garvanliev and David Roth, baritonesTalisker PlayersEdward Moroney, continuaRobert Cooper, C.M., conductorM AY 1 - JU NE 7 2008- 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchest ra.Gala Season Finale. See May 10.- 3:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. CS ChamberPlayers Wine and Cheese. Holbrooke: EileanShona; Crawley: Of Cabbages and Kings;Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending;Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes; Aru·tiunian: Suite for Clarinet, Piano and Violin.Guests: Riverdale Ensemble; Elizabeth Davis,narrator. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.905- 707-1200. ; (sr); (st); .- 3:00: Echo Women's Choir. Spring Blossoms.Songs from France, the Balkans, CapeBreton, Newfoundland, China & India. AlanGasser & Becca Whitla, conductors. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 416-588-9050 x3. ; (advance); (underwaged).- 3:00: Koffler Centre of the Arts. TheItalian-Czech Connection. Works by Tartini,Neruda, Corelli, Respighi & Suk. Andrew Mc·Candless, trumpet. Studio Theatre, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872- 1111. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. JoshuaTriumphant. Handel: Joshua. MeghanFleet, soprano; Wallis Giunta, mezzo-soprano;Gian Horrobin, and Michael Ciufo,tenors; Vasil Garvanliev and David Roth,basses; The Talisker Players; RobertCooper, conductor. Eglinton St. George'sexpect something differentWWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMUnited Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).-3:30: Opera Encore.loveSongsofBroadway.St. Philip's the Apostle Anglican Church,201 Caribou Rd. 416-299-0546. Free (donationsaccepted).-3:30: Tafelmusik. Mozart's Requiem. SeeMay 7.-4:00: St. James' Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. Kirsten Fielding, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: The Colleen Allen Trio. 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211 . Free !donations welcomed).- 7:00: Toronto Area Suzuki Schools.Thanks to Dr. Suzuki Gala Concert. Solo &chamber works. Advanced students; GretchenPaxson-Abberger, director. First UnitarianChurch, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-466-0208. (family); ; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. New Wave ComposersFestival· Gala Finale Concert. Klanac:Ritournelle; Current: Kazabazua; Ishii: PercussionConcerto & new work by Adamcyk. AlexPauk, conductor; Ryan Scott, percussion. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366- 7723. ;(sr); (st). 7: 15: pre-concert talk.Tuesday May 13- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMidday. Bruce Hill, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. Free.- 7:30: Serenata Singers. Everything'sComing Up Roses. Show tunes, folk & traditionalmusic. Ho Theatre, Chinese CulturalCentre, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-497-5952. ; (advance).- 8:00: Music Gallery. Rough Idea: VTD008. Franziska Baumann, voice, SensorLabelectronics; Matthias Ziegler, flute, bass flute,loops. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ;(sr); (st).- 8:00: Small World Music. le Mysteredes Voix 8uigares. Dora Hristova, conductor.St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 73 SimcoeSt. 416-922-3620. (advance).Wednesday May 14- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. In Recital. Eric Robertson, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 1 :30: Serenata Singers. Everything'sComing Up Roses. See May 13.- 6:00: ORGANIX 08 . 45' concert: A Nightat the Opera. Arias by Handel. Mozart, Bellini,Massenet, Donizetti, Rossini. Rachael Har·wood -Jones, soprano; William O'Meara, organ.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St.w. 416-241-9785. $ 7 .50.- 7:30: Christina Petrowska Ouilico.launch Party. A concert celebrating the releaseof Christina Petrowska Quilico's 20thCD. Southam: Glass Houses; Takahashi: Capriccio;Westcott: Wannabe a Rag; All Boogies& other works. Christina Petrowska Quilico,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922- 3618. .- 7:30: Earl Haig Secondary School. AnEvening of Song. Students of the ClaudeWatson Music Program; Pamela Hetherington& Robert Kettle, conductors. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-395-3210 x20141. ; (children under12).- 7:30: St. Thomas's Church. Organ Recital.Cook: Fanfare for Organ; Messiaen:Serene Alleluias; Bach: Sonata /14 in e;Passacaglia in c; Vierne: Symphony /12.John Tuttle, organ. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. .- 8:00: Music Gallery. Rough Idea: VTD008. Xu Fengxia, guzheng; Gunda Gottschalk,violin & viola; Rob Glutton, double bass. ColemanLemieux Dance Studio, 304 ParliamentSt. 416-204-1080. ; (sr); (st).Thursday May 15- 12:00 noon: Canad ian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre ChamberMusic Series- Silver, Black and White. Musicfor two flutes and piano performed by the FluterraEnsemble. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8321. Free.- 12: 10: St. Paul's Foundation for theArts. Noon Hour Recital Series - Bill Lupton,organ. St. Paul's Bloor St., 227 Bloor St. E.416-961-8116 x251. Free.- 12: 15: Christ Church Deer Park. NoondayChamber Series. A tiara String Quartet.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5111. Free/donationswelcome.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Andrew Ager, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26 Free.- 12: 15: Music on the Hill. George GrosmanTrio. Jazz. St. John's York Mills AnglicanChurch, 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611.Free. See advertisement, next page.- 2:00: Northern District Library. In Recit·al. Works by Scarlatti, Haydn, Mendelssohn,Debussy & Chopin. Joan Zarry, piano. 40 OrchardviewBlvd. 416-393-7619. Free.- 7:00: Vida String Quartet. In Concert.Haydn: String Quartet. Op. 33. No. 2; Shostakovich:String Quartet No. 4 Op. 83; Schnittke:Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky;Beethoven: Quartet. Op. 18. No. 4. St. VladimirInstitute Theatre, 620 Spadina Ave. 416-921 -5715. O(suggested donation).- 8:00: Diana Mcintosh. Wonder worlds ofMcintosh. Recent music by this Winnipeg per·former/composer. Guests: Beverley Johnston,percussion; Parmela Attariwala, violin/viola.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. - 9:00: Small World Music. Sixth AnnualSouth Asian Music Series. Abhijit Pohankar,keyboardist/vocalist; DJ medicineman.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.416-588-0307, ; (advance).Christina Petrowska Quili coPianistMini-Concert & PartyLaunching her 20th CD, lngs(2-CD set on Welspringe)Wednesday, May 14, 7:30 p.m.Heliconian Hall35 Hazelton Ave .Tickets: at the door;Reservations: (416) 922-3618www.petrowskaquilico.com35

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