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Volume 14 - Issue 6 - March 2009

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.New Creations Festival: Eastern Portraits.Tan Dun: Secret Land for Twelve Cellos;Pipa Concerto; Louie: Concerto for StringQuartet and Orchestra. Wu Man, pipa; To·kyo String Quartet; Peter Dundjian and TanDun, conductors. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5.Sunday March 08- 12:00 noon: Japanese Cultural Centre.Spring Festival. See Mar 7.- 2:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. International Vocal Recitals: NicoleCabell Works by Liszt, Obradors, Bern·stein, Guastavino, and others. Roy Thom·son Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255.-.- 2:00: Northdale Concert Band. In Con·cert. Stephen Chenette, music director.Hope United Church, 2550 DanforthAve. 416-486-3011. ; (sr/st),free(under 12).- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Great Artists Series. Nadina Mackie Jackson,bassoon; Guy Few, trumpet; membersof the GGS string faculty. Baldassare: SonataNo. 1; Vivaldi: Concerto No. 26; Lachner:Concertina Op. 43; Lussier: Bacchanale;and other works. Mazzoleni Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x321. ;(stJ.- 2:00: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. End of Term ChamberConcert. St. George the Martyr Church,197 John St. 416- 598-3444 x243/244.Free (donations welcome).- 2:00: Villanova College. An AfternoonConcert of Continental Music . Songs, operaand Broadway selections in French, English,Italian, German, Spanish and Hebrew.Jean-Paul Reymont, baritone; Jolanda Nel,soprano; Richard Heinzle, piano. 2480 15thSideroad, King City. 905-833-6055. ;(sr/st). Benefit concert for MarylakeAugustinian Monastery.- 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades:Casablanca Orchestra. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.- 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: Ravel's l 'enfant etles sortileges and l 'Heure espagnole. SeeMar 5.- 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. InConcert. See Mar 7. St. Simon's AnglicanChurch, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville.- 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. HollywoodSpectacular & The Stars of Tomorrow.Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries; Barber: Adagio;Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e;Rota: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra.Clarisse Schneider, violin; Eric Mohr, bassoon.Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 PlainsRd. W. Burlington. 905-526-6690. ;(advance); (sr/st); (child).- 4:00: All The King's Voices. Great Cho·ruses From Great Oratorios. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-225-2255. ; free (children 12 and under adult).- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. Lenard Whiting, organ. 65Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. The Daniel Jamieson Quartet.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free · donationswelcomed.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Sounds of Our Time. ContemporaryMusic Ensemble, Gary Kulesha, director.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: Victoria Scholars. RenaissanceMasterpieces. Works by Allegri, Byrd, Josquin,Nanino, Palestrina, Victoria, and others.Jerzy Cichocki, music director. OurLady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. W.416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).Monday March 09- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical instrumentalrecital featuring student soloists.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416- 736-2100x22926. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Chamber Music Series. Beethoven:Trio Op.97 "Archduke". Gryphon Trio. RobertKapilow, commentator. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).Tuesday March 10- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Waltzing ThroughRussian literary Salons. 19th century Russianrepertoire. Krisztina Szabo, mezzo;lnna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Barry Elmes Ouintet.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.- 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music atMidday Series. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 7:00: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. Student Recital. St.George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416- 598-3444 x243/244. Free (donationswelcome.)Wednesday March 11- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Oance Series: Frames. Rocca. Zata OmmDance Projects, William Yong, choreographer.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. Andre Rekus,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167.Free.- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Operaticexcerpts. Bickford Centre, 777 BloorSt. W. 416-698-9572. Free.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Christopher O'Riley, piano. Music byRadiohead. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. .50.- 8:00: Music Gallery. The HappinessProject. Spearin. Guest: Laura Barrett. 197John St. 416-204-1080. .- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.String Creations. Takemitsu: A Way A LoneII; Kulesha: Cello Concerto; Higdon: ViolinExperience theemotionally colourfulmusic of our namesakeTomas Luis de Victoria,and sublime worksby Allegri, Josquin,Palestrina and etherOur Lady of Sorrows Church3055 Bloor Street West(1/2 block west of the Royal Yo rk subway)The performance will include15 Heterosexual Duets,choreographed by JamesKudelka to Beethoven'sKreutzer Sonata, as well asa theatrical adaptation ofTolstoy's novella The KreutzerSonata, directed by Ted Dykstra.Tickets -Buy tickets at:ARTOFTIMEENSEMBLE.COMor call 416.973.4000M ARCH 1 - APRI L 7 2009

Concerto. Hilary Hahn, violin; ShaunaRolston, cello; Peter Oundjian and GaryKulesha, conductors. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5.Thursday March 12- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met. Thomas Filches, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.- 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: Classical Gui·tar Recital. William Beauvais and BrianKatz, guitars. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700Keele St. 416· 736-2100 x22926. Free.- 1 :30: Women's Musical Club of To·ronto. Music in the Afternoon. Works byBeethoven, Mozart, Adaskin, Fiala andMartinu. Adaskin String Trio; Thomas Gallant,oboe. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-923· 7052.SOLD OUT (wait list for single tickets).- 2:00: Northern District Library. Orchardviewers:International Folk Songs.John Christopher and John Showman,vocalists. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393·7610. Free.- 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Oper·atic excerpts. See Mar 11.- 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. TheKreutzer Sonata. Beethoven: Violin SonataNo.9 "Kreutzer"; Dykstra: The KreutzerSonata (dramatization); Kudelka: 15 Heter·asexual Duets. Marie Berard, volin; An·drew Burashko, piano; R.H Thomson, ac·tor; The Coleman/Lemieux Dance Campa·ny. Enwave Theatre, 231 Queen's Quay W.416-973-4000. -. Also Mar. 14.- 8:00: Music Gallery. The HappinessProject. See Mar. 11. Guest: Muskox.Music TORONTO- 8:00: Music Toronto. Joni Henson,soprano. Beethoven: Ah, perfido; Wagner:Wesendonk Lieder; Britten: On This Island;Morawetz: Songs from the Portu·guese. Stephen Ralls, piano. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts,27 Front St. E. 416-366· 7723. ; (st;accompanying adult pays half price); payyour age I 18-35).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. /n Praise of St. Cecil·ia. Handel: Ode to St. Cecilia; Zelenka: St.Cecilia Mass. Tafelmusik Baroque Orcheswww.groupof27.cornof twenty-seven .....,•.Eric Paetkau, Arti stic Director and Conductor~ Haydn • Symphony 83 ~ Wagner· 'Siegfried Idyll'~ Michael Oesterle · 'Compression'~ Schubert · Symphony 5tra and Choir; lvars Taurins, conductor.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St.w. 416-964-6337. -.Friday March 13- 8:00: Group of 27 Chamber Orchestra.Energia! Haydn: Symphony No.83;Wagner: Siegfried Idyll; Oesterle: Compres·sion; Schubert: Symphony No.5. Eric Pae·tkau, conductor; Etsuko Kimura, violin.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416·872-4255. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Opera York. Puccini. Tosca. SeeMar 5. Markham Theatre for the Perform·ing Arts, 101 Town Centre Boulevard,Markham. 905-305-7469. -.- 8:00: Rose Theatre. The Orowsy Chaperone.1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874-2800. -0. Also Mar. 14.- 8:00: Tafelmusik. In Praise of St. Cecilia.See Mar. 12.Saturday March 14- 1 :00 & 7:00: Spring Fling. 71st AnnualMusical and Sketch Revue. Family enter·tainment. Martingrove Collegiate Institute,50 Winterton Dr. 416-241 -7077. ;(child). Also Mar. 18 and 21 .- 7:30: Metropolitan United Church.Piano Spectacular! Arnold Tirzits, piano.Music by Liszt and Beethoven. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331. .- 7:30: Ontario Unitarian-UniversalistChoirs. Choirs in Community: a choralfundraising concert for Regent Park Schoolof Music. Choirs from Toronto First, Otta·wa First, Don Heights, Hamilton, Missis·sauga and neighbourhood congregations.Dallas Bergen, Jane Perry, Debra Faulk,directors. First Unitarian Congregation ofToronto, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-924·9654. / suggested admission.- 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. World Music Ensembles. Mac·Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. TheKreutzer Sonata. See Mar. 12.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. An Evening of Deep Blues and Roots.Colin Linden, guitar. With Whitey Johnson,guitar. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 416-872-4255. .50.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Art Garfunkel. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: Rose Theatre. The Drowsy Chaperone.See Mar. 13.- 8:00: Tafelmusik. In Praise of St. Cecilia.See Mar. 12.Sunday March 15- 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Once Upon a Time. Programme includesmusic from Harry Potter and the Goblet ofFire; The Lord of the Rings; Hansel and Gretel.Colin Clarke, conductor. MeadowvaleTheatre, Montevideo Road, Mississauga.905-615-4720. ; (sr); (st).- 2:00: Toronto Latvian Concert Association.Armands Si/ins, baritone. ElizabeteSirante, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-481 -8616. ; $ l 5(st);free(under 16.J- 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades:Eddie Graf Orchestra. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Or. 416-396-7766. Free.- 3:00: Paul Pacanowski. Tribute ToDjango Reinhardt. Will Wilson & Dan lanes·cu, guitar; Paul Pacanowski, clarinet; JackZorawski, bass. St. Paul's PresbyterianChurch, 723 Balmoral Or., Bramalea. 905-458 -8332. .- 3:00: Hart House. Andrew Mah, guitarist.Classical and Brazilian music. GreatHall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.- 3:00: Oakville Chamber Ensemble. Passion.Schutz: St Matthew Passion; Palestri·na: Stabat Mater. Stephane Potvin, conductor.St. Simon's Anglican Church, 1450 Li·tchfield, Oakville. 905-825-9740. ;$ l 5(sr/st) (child).- 3:30: Tafelmusik. /n Praise of St. Cecilia.See Mar. 12.- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. John Paul Farahat, organ. 65Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 7:30: Music at Glenview. The Companyof Heaven. Britten. Glenview Concert Choir;Michael Capon, conductor. Glenview PresbyterianChurch, 1 Glenview Ave. 416-488·1156. Freewill offering. Reception follows.- 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. SundayAfternoon Series: A James Joyce Songbook.Music set to texts by the Irish author,including a new work by Rolfe. KatherineWhyte, soprano; Lynne McMurtry, mezzo;Michael Colvin, tenor; Peter Barrett, bari·Music at MetropolitanpresentsPiano Spectacular!Pianist Arnold Tirzits playsworks by Beethoven and LisztInaugurating the historic 1924 HamburgSteinway concert grand piano at MetropolitanSaturday, March 14, 2009 at 7:30 pmAdmission: WWW. THEWHOLEN OTE,COM

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