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Volume 14 - Issue 6 - March 2009

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAEdward Johnson Building, 80 Queen'sPark. 416-587-9411. ; $ 20 (sr/st).- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 4:30. Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Robi Botos, piano. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free (donations welcomed ).- 7:00: Mecenat Musical/ProductionsCoda. Franco-Tango. Songs by Brei, LeoFerre, Bourvil and Piazzolla. Philippe Noireaut,vocals. Academy of Spherical Arts, 1Snooker St. 416-532-2782.- 8:00: St. Clement's Church. I Furiosi:High School Confidential. See March 21.St. Clement's Church, 59 Briar Hill. 416-483-6664. ; (sr/st).Monday March 23- 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.Tuesday March 24- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Scenes from Bohemian Life.Music from Puccini's La Boheme. Artists ofthe COC Ensemble Studio. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.- 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music atMidday Series. John Gardham, organ. 65Church St. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.- 8:00: Les Amis Concerts. MariannaHumetska, piano. Works by Bach, Schu·mann and Ravel. Gallery 345, 345 SoraurenAve. 905-773-7712. ; (sr/artsworkers); (st).Wednesday March 25- 12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Instrumental Ensembles. TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra. Jeanne Lamon,MOOREDALECONCERTS. COMSun. March 22, Walter Hall, 3 pmKolja Lessing, piano 8: violin, withpianist Anton KuertiOnly 30 tickets left! Phone 416 587-9411Mendelssohn Sonata Op . 4, Busoni Sonata Op. 36a,and works by Kuerti and Wladimir VogelMusic Et Truffles, childrens' version 1 pmMooredale Youth Orchestras: note datechanged to Sunday March 29, 3 pm,Rosedale Hts. SchoolAnton Kuerti conducts Beethoven Symphony #2April 5, Walter Hall, 3 pmPianist Richard Raymond~ Celebrating theArt of SongArtistic Directors:~ Stephen Ralls and Bruce UbukataThe Greta Kraus SchubertiadWINTERREISESchubert's last, great song-cycleBRETT POLEGATObaritoneSTEPHEN RALLSpianoWednesday, March 25, 8 pmGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street WestTickets: - from the Roy Thomson Hall/Glenn Gould Studio box office, 416.872.4255or at the Studio from 6 pm on the ONTARIOARTSCOUNCIL torontdartsbouncilJ'-1\ CONSBL DES ARTS [E L.'ONTARIOAn arm's length body of the Cityol Toronto30 WWW . THE W HOLE NOT E.C O Mdirector. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. lmre Olah, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Prokofiev and Ravel. Ravel: Piano Concertofor the Left Hand; Prokofiev: SymphonyNo.5. Louis Lortie, piano; Tom Allen, host;Yannick Nezet-Seguin, guest conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.- 7.30: Mozart Society. Ivan Zenaty,violin; and Vaclav Macha, piano. Works byMozart, Beethoven and Bach. First UnitarianCongregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W.416-499-2716. recommended at thedoor.- 7:30: Harp Society. Lipman Harp Duo.Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, 105Wilson Ave. 416-391-5418. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Instrumental Ensembles. 7 O'ClockBig Band. Jehanbakhsh Jasavala, director.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. The GretaKraus Schubertiad 2008-09. Schubert: DieWinterreise. Brett Polegato, baritone;Stephen Ralls, piano. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .- 8:00: Ashkenaz Foundation. JaffaRoad. Toronto ensemble combining jazz,Sephardic, Latin, and Arabic music withfunk, reggae, and electronica. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. ;(advance).Thursday March 26- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Two by Two by Opera. Operaticduets. Singers of the Opera Divisionfrom the University of Toronto's Faculty ofMusic; Sandra Horst, music director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Thursdays at Noon · Matinee atthe Bijou. Two classic silent films accompaniedby Beverley Johnston, percussion andJohn Kruspe, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met. Patricia Wright, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 . Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Series. Vocal Jazz Ensemble;Lisa Martinelli, director. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. $14; (sr/st).- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Brand New andPre-loved. Ades: Three Studies fromCouperin; Mather: Hommage a JohnHawkins; Nas: La Belle Chocolatiere; Daniel:Trope; Staniland: Percussion Concerto;Lindberg: Feria. Aiyun Huang, percussion;Alex Pauk, artistic director. Jane MallettTheatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Tapestry New Opera Works.Opera To Go (preview). New one-act operasby James, Rowson and Taylor. Scott Belluz,countertenor; Sally Dibblee, KrisztinaSzabo, sopranos; Keith Klassen, tenor; PeterMcGillivray, baritone; Tom Diamond,director; Wayne Strongman, music director.Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsOr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .Also Mar. 27, 28 and 29.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Prokofiev and Ravel. Ravel: Alborada delgracioso; Piano Concerto in G; Piano Concertofor the Left Hand; Prokofiev: SymphonyNo.5. Louis Lortie, piano; Yannick Nezet­Seguin, guest conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5.Friday March 27- 2:00: Scarborough Choral Society.Crazy For You. Gershwin. Bayview GlennUpper School Theatre, 85 Moatfield Dr.416-293-3981 (cash and cheque orders);905 -717-5808 (credit card). ; O(under16 years). Also Mar. 28, Apr. 3 and 4.- 6:00: Music Toronto. Chamber Music atthe Lula lounge. Gryphon Trio, JovinaoSantos Neto, piano; Phil Dwyer, saxophone;Roberto Occhipinti, bass; Mark Kelso,drums. 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307..- 7:30: Machari, Megobrebi and Kundzuli.Friendship and Wine. Songs fromGeorgia and the Balkans. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 416- 703-4975. orpay what you can.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Bernstein: CandideOverture; Bennett: Symphonic Songsfor Band; Carroll: The Song of Lir; alsoworks by Stamp and Garb. Jeffrey Reynolds,conductor. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. $14; O(sr/st).- 7:30: University of Toronto. SopranoSyndrome. Works include Mozart: Exsultate,jubilate; Bernstein: La Bonne Cui ­sine; Fiona Ryan: Stockholm Syndrome(Canadian premiere). Maureen Batt, soprano;David Eliakis, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park.647-345-5478. Free.- 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.South Pacific. Rodgers & Hammerstein.Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 MontevideoRoad, Mississauga. 905-615-4720.Also Mar. 28, 29, Apr. 2, 3 and 4.- 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. EastMeets West. Works from Canada and England.Richard Sparks, guest conductor. St.Thomas's Anglican, 383 Huron St. 416-971 -9229. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Glenview Presbyterian Church.Voice and Organ. Couperin: Le~ons de Tenebresa Une et Deux Voix (Lamentations ofthe Prophet Jeremiah). Ariel Harwood·Jones and Tannis Sprott, sopranos; MarkMcDowell, organ. 1 Glenview Ave. 416-488-1156. Freewill offering.- 8:00: Sarena Paton. "la Carissima" CDRelease Concert. Songs from La Carissima,and classical and crossover selections, withquartet. College Street United Church. 452College St. 416-929-3019. .- 8:00: Tapestry New Opera Works.Opera To Go. See Mar. 26. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen'sQuay W. 416-973-4000. -; (st/arts worker). Post-performance reception.- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.40th Anniversary Toronto Gala. Works byBritten and Orff. Sherry Steele, soprano;John Tessier, tenor; Kevin McMillan, bari -MARCH 1 - APRI L 7 2009

tone; Ron George, horn; UWO chorus andboys chorus; UWO Symphony Orchestra;James McKay, conductor. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the PerformingArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111..Saturday March 28-12:15: St. Andrew's United ChurchMarkham. Daniel Norman, organ. 32 MainSt. N., Markham. 905-294-0351. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Scarborough Choral Society.Crazy For You. See Mar. 28.- 7:30: Don Heights Unitarian. 9th IngaJarrett Memorial Concert. Works by Chopin,Debussy, Puccini, Rimsky-Korsakov,Azarashvili, Taktashishvili, Oamase, andRichards (premiere). Eka Shanshiashvilli,piano; Stephanie Pesant, flute; Peter Cosbey,cello; Meghan Fleet, soprano. JubileeUnited Church, 40 Underhill. 416-444-8839. ; (st).- 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Requiem:Sacred Masterworks. Faure: Requiem;Mozart: Vesperae Solemnes de Conies·sore; Holst: Choral Hymns; Bach: Jesu Joyof Man's Desiring; Ruhl Wohl (St. JohnPassion). Margaret Heney, soprano; CeliaGreenwood, alto; John Barber, tenor; GaryHeard, baritone. Royal York Road UnitedChurch, 851 Royal York Rd. 416· 769-9271..- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert. Burge: Mass forPrisoners of Conscience. MacMillan Sing·ers; 2009 Canadian Peace Choir, DoreenRao, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Ed·ward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. $14; (sr/st).- 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.Spectacular Showpieces. Grieg: Piano Concertoin a; Bruch: Violin Concerto in g;Raum: Trombone Concerto; Tchaikovsky:1812 Overture. Ronald Greidanus, piano;Tomas Cotik, violin; Barnaby Kerekes,trombone; Robert Raines, conductor. RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874-2800. ; (sr/st); (childrenunder 12).- 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.South Pacific. See Mar. 27.- 8:00: Counterpoint Chorale. In Concert.Rachmaninoff: Vespers. William Wolo·schuk, artistic director; Matthew Coons,piano. St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church,50 St. Joseph St. 416-253-4674. ;(advance); free (under 18).- 8:00: Korean Canadian SymphonyOrchestra. Unification Concert. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre forFRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2009 AT 8:00 PM3>3 ~ HL• c,n $trc0t Tor intoEast Meets WestRichard Sparks, Guest ConductorExultate welcomes guest conductor Richard Sparksto share his musical passion with us. Richard isconductor and artistic director of Pro Coro Canada,Edmonton's professional choir. In this concert,Richard leads Exultote in music from Alberta, as wellas choral treasures old and new from England andother ports of Canada.This concert is generously supported through specialfunding from the Canada Council for the Arts.TICKETS Regular , Senior , Student To order or for more information: 416.971.9229www. exu ltate. net exu ltate@exultate.netBi?, Canada Council Conseil des Arts~ for the Arts du Canada to rontdartsbo u n ci IAn arm's length body of the City of TorontoThe Ninth Inga Jarrett Memorial ConcertSaturda March 28, 2009 7.30 .m.Don Heights Unitarian Congregation presentsClassics for piano byDebussy and ChopinArias byPucciniLeading 20 1 h Century Georgian composersAzarashvili and TaktakishviliFlute, Cello and Piano Sonata byJean-Michel DamaseAnd the Premier of"The Blackening Landscape"A song cycle by Mark Richards~ ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL)"-\ CONSEIL DES ARTS ll' L'ONTARIOJubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr.(Lawrence/DVP)Tickets: students Tel: 416-444-8839M ARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2009 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM 31

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