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Volume 14 - Issue 6 - March 2009

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTATheatre Downstairs, 26 Berkeley St. 416·368-3310. -.- 7:00: Newtonbrook United Church.Jazz Vespers. Greg Daikum, piano. 53 CummerAve. 416-222·5417. Free-will offering.- 7:30: Hart House. Louise diTul/io andSinfonia Toronto. Film music for flute andorchestra. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free.- 7:30: TrypTych. The Sound of Sondheim.June Crowley, soprano; Nina Scott­Stoddart, mezzo; Michael Torontow, tenor;Andrew Tees, baritone. West Hall Theatre,Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 BayviewAve. 416-763-5055. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Shift: Ouatuor Bozzini. Ayres: No. 38Three Small Pieces for String Quartet; Kulenty:String Quartet No. 3 (Tell me aboutit); Voorvelt: 4/4 for string quartet;Boudreau: Le grand meridian. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (st).Monday March 02- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Sounds of Our Time. Student composersconcert. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Liza Minelli. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.Tuesday March 03- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Here and There and Everywhere-A Canopy of English LanguageSong. English language songs from the19th to 21 st centuries. Graduate studentsfrom the U of T Faculty of Music. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music atMidday Series. Matthew Coons, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 8:00: Soundstreams. Les JeunesSolistes. Works by Debussy, Vivier, Ravel,and Monteverdi. Rachid Safir, conductor.Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; (sr); (st).Wednesday March 04- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: E-Gre WinnerPerforms E-Gre. Schumann: Piano SonataNo. 1; Eckhardt-Gramatte: Piano SonataNo.6 (first movement)_ Su Jeon, piano.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:15: Hart House. Midday Mosaics.Lucy Zhang, soprano. 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. A Journey of Cuban Piano Music.Glenda del Monte Escalante, piano; Mariodel Monte Jr., timbales. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4 700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167.Free.- 7:00: Civic light Opera Company. SilkStockings. See Mar. 1.- 8:00: Lula Lounge. Routes to Peace: ANight of Eclectic Roots Music . MelM'Rabet, Charlie Roby, Christine Atallah,multi-instrumentals, vocals; DannyMclaughlin, guitar. 1585 Dundas St. W_416-588 -0307. .Thursday March 05- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Prokofiev Piano SonataNo. 9. Stephane Sylvestre, piano. Ri·chard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Sea·sons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:10: St. Paul's Bloor Street AnglicanChurch. Noon Hour Organ Recital Se·ries. Kirkland Adsett, organ. 227 Bloor St.E. 416-961-8116. Free.-12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Thursdays at Noon -2 x 10. Anewly commissioned work by Alice Ho.Midori Koga, Lydia Wong, duo pianos. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met. Elisa Mangina, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.- 7:30: Opera York. Tosca. Puccini.Mirella Tafaj, soprano (Tosca); JamesCiantar, tenor (Cavaradossi); Nicolae Raiciu,baritone (Scarpia); Sabatino Vacca,artistic director. Richmond Hill Centre forthe Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.Richmond Hill. 905- 787-8811. -.Also Mar 7 and 13.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: Ravel's L 'enfant etles sortileges and L 'Heure espagnole.Michael Patrick Albano, director; SandraHorst, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. ; (sr/st). Also Mar.6, 7 and 8.-·- 8:00: Civic light Opera Company. SilkStockings. See Mar. 1.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Prazak Ouartet.Guest: Roger Tapping, viola. Brahms:String Quintet in G Op.111; Richter: Divertimentofor String Quartet Op.5 No.1;Dvorak: String Quartet in E flat Op.97.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -; (st; accompanyingadult pays half price); pay your age ( 18-35).- 8:00: Rose Theatre. Dervish. Musicfrom Ireland. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. Journeys.Raminsh: Suite for Orchestra; Haydn:Symphony No.99; Villa-Lobos: SinfoniettaNo.1 in B flat. Kerry Stratton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111 . -; -(st); -(sr).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Asian Inspiration.Schipizky: Odyssey; Takemitsu: A StringAround Autumn; Tan Dun: The Map (Concertofor Cello, Video, and Orchestra).Teng Li, viola; Anssi Karttunen, cello;Peter Oundjian and Tan Dun, conductors.Counterpoint Community OrchestraSaturday, March 7, 8 pmSt. Luke's United Churchal Carlton & SherbourncMagnificent Music for Marchvon \Veber, Mendelssohn, ivfussorgsky,Korngold, John Williams, Elmer BernsteinTerrv Kowalczuk, Music Director" ~- //- , - c.-) ~ --..tJ ;·- .'­- ,_; / ?

499-0403. , (sr), (16-29/st).- 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. lmprov Soiree. Improvisation in an"open mike" set-up. lmprov students ofCasey Sokol. Performers and observerswelcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-21 DO x22926. Free.Saturday March 07Friday, March 67:30 pmJacqueslsraelievitchandErica Goodman- 12:00 noon: Japanese Cultural Centre.Spring Festival. Five hours of events includingtraditional Japanese music anddance. Ayame-Kai, Sakura-Kai, dance·groups; Toronto Chikushkai, koto. Japanese-CanadianCultural Centre, 6 GaramondCourt. 416-441 -2345. (1amilypack); (adults); (sr/st).- 1 :30: Kiwanis Music Festival ofGreater Toronto. President's TrophyCompetition and Showcase of Stars. CardinalCarter Academy, 36 Greenfield Ave.416-487-5885. .- 2:00 & 8:00: Civic Light Opera Compa·ny. Silk Stockings. See Mar. 1.- 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. InConcert. Haydn: Cello Concerto in C; Demuynck:Exuberant for Cello and Orchestra;Buhr: Jyotir (Brilliance); Tchaikovsky:Suite No.4. Jonathan Tortolano, cello;o/iofin and :J{arp in ~cita[Programme features the works of Saint-Saens,Polgar, Bloch, Adaskin, Tournier, Spohrand Lothar KleinCharles Demuynck, conductor. CentralBaptist Church, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville.905483-6787. $ 25; (sr); $ l 5(st); O(child).- 7:30: Samantha Chang. Sketching withmy Flute. Works by Debussy, Dorazio,Goosens, lbert, Piazzolla, Schulhoff, Tan,and Woodall. Samantha Chang, flute;Ellen Meyer, piano; Stephen Fox, clarinet;Khai Nguyen, violin. Good Shepherd CommunityChurch, 390 Bamburgh Circle.416-293-1302. Free- 7:30: Toronto Classical Turkish MusicEnsemble. In Concert. Songs in the rastmode, solo songs and Thracian folk songs.Noor Cultural Centre, 123 Wynford Dr.416-817-2665. .- 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. OperaSeries: Ravel's l 'enfant et les sortilegesand l 'Heure espagnole. See Mar 5.- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. For the love of Shakespeare. SeeMar 6.- 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.Magnificent Music for March.Works by Weber, Mendelssohn, Mussorgsky,Korngold, Williams and E. Bernstein.Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke'sUnited Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-925-9872 x2066. ; (advance);(youth 13 and under).- 8:00: DanceWorks. Lola Dance: Provin·cial Essays. See Mar 6.- 8:00: Music Gallery. Toronto Wind OrchestraCD launch. Messiaen: Diseaux Exo·tiques; Varese: Octandre; works byFran~aix. Tony Gomes, conductor; SimonDocking, piano; Wallace Halladay, saxophone.197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Opera York. Puccini. Tosca. SeeMar 5.- 8:00: Orchestras Mississauga. IlluminatingMusic. Tchaikovsky: Serenade forStrings Op. 48; Elgar: Serenade; Britten:Les Illuminations. Sinfonia Mississauga;Janet Obermeyer, soprano; John Barnum,conductor. First United Church, 151 Lake·shore Rd. W., Mississauga. 905-306-6000.; (sr); (st/child).- 8:00: Oriana Women's Choir. Music ofAsia, Australia and Europe. Programmeincludes new work by Chan. WilliamBrown, artistic director; Gergely Szokolay,piano; guests: Chinese Canadian Choir ofToronto. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300Lonsdale Rd. 416-236-0948. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Small World Concerts. Sounds ofPersia: Oarya Oavar. Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. -.Tickets: ; (seniors /students)Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue 416-964-6398rn~infqnia1oronLoNURHAN ARMANMUSIC DIRECTORToronto's Chamber OrchestraFriday, March 6, 8 pmCELLISSIMO!DENISE DJOKIC, CellistSLIMACEK Partita DanzanteSLIMACEK Sonatina _SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto #1 "' .SHOSTAKOVICH Sinfonia op. 73 ir •r..Grace Church on-the-Hill300 Lonsdale Rdwww.sinfoniatoronto.com416 499 0403 , , off onlineFtiday, Aptil 3, 8 pmTRANSFIGURED NIGHTJOHN BARNUM, MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTORQ o \M Q~~immmmiar[JlJIDg i1.ul1U1~1©Janet Obermeyer, Sopranowith Sinfonia MississaugaSaturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m.First United Church in Port CreditMississauga Symphony OrchestraSaturday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,MississaugaStanislav Pronin, ViolinLaura Chambers, FluteFor Tickets Call 905.306.6000 or with my FluteSaturday, March 07, 2009@ 7:30 pmGood Shepherd Community Church(390 Bamburgh Circle) Free Admission2009-2010 in GLENN GOULD STUDIOSamantha Chang, flute; Ellen Meyer, pianoStephen Fox, clarinet; Khai Nguyen, violinPart of Samantha's eleven-city Canadian tour,featuring music from her debut album "Flute Sketches"Ii- TInformation: (416) 293-1302 or \ ( ,M ARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2009 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM 25

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