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Volume 14 - Issue 7 - April 2009

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On Friday, April 3 at 7:30PM AMICI presents an entireevening of Francis Poulenc ' s chamber music. Theyhave enlisted the wonderful TSO wind principals: NoraShulman. flute; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; Michael Sweeney,bassoon; Nell Deland, horn. and the very talented cofounderof Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page as Narrator ina programme guaranteed to delight all of any age.CALL ROY THOMSON HALL FOR TICKETSCALL: 416 - 872-4255www . amicien sem ble . co mtorontoa rtscounc i IA~ , . ,,, < •~·u ·~ r~,,. -, ,i • c~infqnia1oronLoNURHAN ARMANMUSIC DIRECTORToronto's Chamber Orchestra·····:, "'1 (!,~.·.~V..I .Cll"llt.f, '""Ftiday, April 3, 8 pmTRANSFIGURED NIGHTDARRETT ZlJSKO PianistHAYDN Divertimento ._LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 =--~SCHOENBERG Transfigured NightFriday, May 8Grace Church on-the-Hill300 Lonsdale Rdwww.sinfoniatoronto.com416 499 0403 , , off onlineNOSTALGIAALEXANDRE DACOSTAViolinistSCHMIDT Serenader KREISLER Virtuoso Favourites· MOZART The Hunt, K 458DVORAK Slavonic Dances 10 & 152009-2010 in GLENN GOULD STUDIO... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA"Sounds of Toronto" Concert. Works by Peter·son. Hatfield, Haydn, Handel, Chabrier, Mey·ers and others. Orchestra; band; jazz band;steel band; choral students; and electroniccompositions from 24 Toronto District SchoolBoard secondary schools in the GTA. MasseyHall. 15 Shuter St. 416-394· 7010 x20135..- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.Rising Stars Series: Cosi fan tutte. Mozart.Glenn Gould School Opera Ensemble; RoyalConservatory Orchestra; Mario Bernardi, mu·sic director; Jennifer Parr. stage director.Mazzoleni Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408·2824 x321 . Free (donations accepted.) AlsoApr. 3, 5 and 7.- 7:30: Tafelmusik. St. Matthew Passion.Bach. Hana Blazokova and Monika Mauch,sopranos; Matthew White and Meg Bragle,altos; Charles Daniels (Evangelist), JulianPodger. tenors; Stephan Macleod, SumnerThompson. basses; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra;Les Voix Baroques; Jeanne Lamon.director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. 427 BloorSt. W. 416-964-6337. -.- 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.South Pacific. Rodgers & Hammerstein.Meadowvale Theatre. 6315 Montevi·deo Road, Mississauga. 905-615-4720. AlsoApr 3 and 4.- 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Mu·sic/Images Festival. Notes on Composing: 5collaborations in film and music. Works byArnold, Ayres. Van Dillen. Sacks. Goldstein.Continuum Ensemble. Isabel Bader Theatre.93 Charles St. W. 416-924-4945. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Into TheWoods. Sondheim and Lapine. Fairview LibraryTheatre. 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-703-6181.. Also Apr. 3. 4, 5, 9, 10 and 11.- 8:00: Hart House Orchestra. In Concert.Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Arutiunian:Trumpet Concerto. Joanna Tang, violin; TimHendrickson. trumpet; Henry Janzen. musicdirector. Hart House. 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free.- 8:00: Made in Canada Festival of Con·temporary Canadian Dance. In Tune.Works by Burpee and Bailie. Betty OliphantTheatre. 404 Jarvis St. 416-533·8577. ; (advance); (sr/st).- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Gabriela Montero, piano. See Aprl.Musk TORONTO-8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence StringOuartet. Dvorak: Sextet for Strings in AOp.48; 20th anniversary Canadian commis·sion; Schoenberg: Transfigured Night. Guests:Barry Shiffman, violin; Marina Hoover. cello.Jane Mallett Theatre. St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts. 27 Front St. E. 416-366· 7723. ·; (st; accompanying adult pays halfprice); pay your age (18-35).Friday April 03- 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band.6th Annual Festival of Brass: Rising Stars.Young Artists solo competition. HSSB YouthBand, Anita McAlister, Darryl Eaton. conductors;guests: the Ontario Central East Division·al Youth Band of the Salvation Army; MarkHall. director. St. Lawrence Centre. 27 FrontSt. E. 416-366-7723/1·800·708-6754. .- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.Rising Stars Series: Cosi fan tutte. See Apr. 2.- 7:30: Tafelmusik. St. Matthew Passion.See Apr. 2.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series- Why Can't You Behave?Revuewith songs by Cole Porter andwitticisms of Dorothy Parker. Walter Hall.Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. $14; (sr/st). Also Apr. 4.- 8:00: Amici. Poulenc's Musings. Poulenc:Sonata for Cello and Piano; Sextet for Pianoand Winds; Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano;Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon; The Story ofBa bar. Steven Page, narrator; Nora Shulman.flute; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; Joaquin Valde·peiias. clarinet; Michael Sweeney, bassoon;and others. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).7:30: pre-concert chat.- 8:00: City Centre Musical Produc·tions. South Pacific. See Apr 2.- 8:00: Contact Contemporary Music.Elemental. Programme includes Bowie:Warszawa; Eno: Not Yet Remembered; andnew works by Falaise and Haynes. Mary Kath·erine Finch, cello; Sarah Fraser Raff, violin;Wallace Halladay, saxophones; Rob Mac Don·aid, guitar; Peter Pavlovsky, bass; Jerry Pergolesi,percussion; and Allison Wiebe, piano;guests: Christine Duncan and The ElementChoir. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .- 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Into TheWoods. See Apr. 2.- 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Scotland the Brave. The best of Scottishmusic. Full orchestra. choir, pipe-band, dancersand fiddlers. Roy Thomson Hall. 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. ; .- 8:00: Scarborough Choral Society.Crazy For You. Gershwin. Bayview Glenn UpperSchool Theatre, 85 Moatfield Dr. 416·293-3981 (cash and cheque orders); 905-717-5808 (credit card). ; O(under 16 years).Also Apr. 4 and 5.- 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. TransfiguredNight. Haydn: Divertimento in D; Liszt: PianoConcerto No. 1 (arr. Arman); Schoenberg:Verklarte Nacht. Darrett Zusko. piano; NurhanArman. conductor. Grace Church on·the·Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-499-0403. ,(sr); (16-29/st).- 8:30: FilKDNtario 19. Music Based onScience Fiction and Fantasy. Judith Hayman.Peggi Warner-Lalonde, Toyboat. Delta AirportWest, 5444 Dixie Rd .• Mississauga. 905-574-6212. .26 WWW . THEWHOLENOTE.COM A PRIL 1 - M AY 7 2009

Saturday April 04- 1 O:OOam to 1 O:OOpm: Hannaford StreetSilver Band. Festival of Brass: CommunityShowcase. Plumbing Factory Brass Band;Whitby Brass Band; Orillia Silver Band; Kincar·dine Brass Band; Ottawa's Maple Leaf BrassBand; and other community bands from Ontario,Ohio and Michigan. St. Lawrence Centre,27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723/1 -800-708·6754. .- 1 :15: FilKONtario 19. Music Based onScience Fiction and Fantasy. Juliana Mc Cori·son, Heather Dale, Urban Tapestry. Delta AirportWest, 5444 Dixie Rd., Mississauga. 905-574-6212. .- 1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Dr·chestra. The Melodic life. Smith: The MelodicLife; Mussorgsky: "Bydlo" from Pictures atan Exhibition; Grieg: In the Hall of the MountainKing. Gregory Smith, narrator; MichelleMourre, guest conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.- 2:00 & 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.South Pacific. See Apr. 2.- 2:00 & 8:00: Curtain Call Players. IntoThe Woods. See Apr. 2.- 2:00 & 8:00: Scarborough Choral So·ciety. Crazy For You. See Apr. 3.- 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz Vespers.Lara Solnicki, vocals; Sean Bray, guitar.2000 Queen St. E. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering.- 7:30: Amadeus Choir. St. John Passion.Bach. Monica Whicher, soprano; JamesMclennan, Daniel Auchincloss, tenors; DanielCabena, countertenor; Alexander Dobson,ll arnaaeuscnoirLYDIA ADAMS, Conductor & Artistic DirectorSATURDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2009, 7:30 P.M .Toronto Centre for the Arts - 5040 Yonge Street, North YorkFirst performed in 1724, this is a more streamlined settingof Christ's Crucifixion than Bach's St. Matthew Passion.But it is every bit as magnificent, with choruses and ariasthat will leave you almost unbearably moved. Bach'sgenius is never more obvious than in this marvellous work.Don't miss one of the most important events of the2008/2009 concert season!The Amadeus Choir with orchestra and soloists:Monica Whicher, James McLennon, Daniel Cabena,Daniel Auchincloss and Alexander DobsonLydia Adams, conductorTICKETS AVAILABLE FROM TICKETMASTER: 41 6-872- l l l lAND TORONTO CENTRE Box O FFICEI NFORMATION: A MADEUS C HOIR: 4 16-446-01 88WWW.AMA DEUSCHOIR.COMbass; with orchestra; Lydia Adams, artisticdirector. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111.-.- 7:30: Tafelmusik. St. Matthew Passion.See Apr. 2.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Series. 10 O'Clock and 11O'Clock Jazz Orchestras. Terry Promane, JimLewis, directors; guest: Maria Schneider, RogerD. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition.MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. $14; (sr/st).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series- Why Can't You Behave?See Apr 3.- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Tanglefoot- Farewell Concert. St. Nicholas AnglicanChurch, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. .CathedralBluffsSJ!11-phonyOrchestraNorman Reintamm, Principal ConductorMahler Symphony No. 2"The Resurrection"8:00 p.m. April 4thP.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave. East- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Dr·chestra. Subscription Concert No.4. Mahler:Symphony No.2. "Resurrection." Norman Reintamm,conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre, ChineseCultural Centre, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. 416·879-5566. -. 7:30: pre-concert chatwith John Stephenson.- 8:00: Crystal Journey. Sonic Meditation.Improvised Sound Journey. David MichaelHickey: quartz crystal bowls and planet gongs.Music Gallery 197 John St. 416-204-1080..Sunday April 05- 11 :OOam: Church of St. MaryMagdalene. Procession and Solemn Mass.Josquin: Missa Pange Lingua; Weelkes: Hosanna;Martin: Drop slow tears; Tallis: SalvatorMundi. 477 Manning Ave., 416-531 -7955. Free. Religious service.- 12:00 noon: Derek Macrae. ClassicalGuitarist. Spanish, flamenco, popular. RistoranteJulia, 312 Lakes ho re Rd. E., Oakville.905-844-7401. Free.- 1 :DO: FilKONtario 19. Children's Hourand Hall ofFame Concert. Delta Airport West,5444 Dixie Rd., Mississauga. 905-574-6212..- 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music andTruffles- Fabulous Canadians. Works by Mozart,Chopin, Dohnanyi, and Rachmaninov. RichardRaymond, piano; David Eggert, cello.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-587-9411 . D.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Richard Whiteman. Jazz. 10365 IslingtonAve., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades:North Toronto Community Band. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.- 2:00: Curtain Call Players. Into TheWoods. See Apr. 2.- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Rising Stars Series: Cosi fan tutte. See Apr. 2.- 2:00: Scarborough Choral Society.Crazy For You. See Apr. 3.- 2:00: Visual and Performing ArtsNewmarket. Bellows and Brass. Guy Few,trumpet/piano; Joseph Petric, accordion; EricVaillancourt, trombone. Newmarket Theatre,505 Pickering Cresc., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr); (st).- 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Festival of Brass: Slide Show. Grand finale tothe Festival of Brass weekend. Guest: JoeAlessi, trombone; Alain Trudel, conductor. St.Lawrence Centre, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723/1 -800-708-6754. -. 2:15: preconcertchat with Ray Tizzard.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. FabulousCanadians. Works by Mozart, ChopinDohnanyi, and Rachmaninov. Richard Raymond,piano; David Eggert, cello. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-587-9411 . ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. CelebratingCreative lives. Morlock: Oiseaux bleus etsauvages; Martinu: Symphony No.5; Dvorak:Symphony No.8. Errol Gay, conductor. GeorgeH0LY WEEK AT SAinT IhARY IhAGDALEITEtSPalm Sunday, April 5 • 11 am Procession & Solemn Mass - Josquin, Missa Pange LinguaWednesday, April 8 • Bpm Tenebrae - Allegri, Miserere & Willan ResponsariesMaundy Thursday, April 9 • 6pm Solemn Mass - Gregorian Chant I 8:30pm TenebraeGood Friday, April 10 • 1 Oam Stations of the Cross for Children I 12pm Solemn Liturgy I Bpm TenebraeHoly Saturday, April 11 • 9pm Great Easter Vigil - Palestrina, Pope Marcellus MassEaster Day, April 12 • 9 :30am Folk Mass I 11 am Solemn Mass - Victoria, Missa Vidi Speciosa.. . join us in our Holy Week journey of spiritual music and prayer.WWW. THEWHO LENOTE , COM

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