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Volume 14 - Issue 7 - April 2009

Robert Cooper,

Robert Cooper, C.M.artistic director... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. SimonBoccanegra. See Apr 11.- 7:30: Dancap Productions. Anne ofGreen Gables. Campbell & Harron. ElginTheatre, 189 Yonge St., 416-8 72-1111.-.- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival· Jazz Combos. MarkEisenman, Lorne Lofsky, Roy Patterson,Kevin Turcotte, directors. Martin FamilyLounge, 219 Accolade East Building, YU,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. CanAsianInternational Dance Festival: ProgrammeB. Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens QuayW. 416-973-4000. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. MerrilyWe Roll Along. See Apr. 30.- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. PucciniGala. Guests: Lucia Cesaroni, soprano;Michael Toby, tenor; Kerry Stratton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -; -(st); -(sr).Tickets: ; senior; studentFor tickets or more information, please contact us at:416-530-4428; orpheuschoir@sympatico.caor visit our website: www.orpheuschoirtoronto.comto rontda rtsbou n ci IAn arm's lenoth body of the City of Toron to~ ONTARIO ARTS COUNCILM CONSEIL DES ARTS DE L'ONTARIOLLIS CHOIRDirected By Peter Mahon-pre.:1en t.:1-~r~~Pale..1tr1iia: Mi.Na Papae MarcelliTu E, Petru.1J/1wic 6y Victorin anJ MarmzwA proceJJi.on of triumphant polyphony.from Rome in theHigh RenaiMance.SATURDAY, MAY 9, 7:30 PMSt. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St.(north of Dundas)Tickets: , seniors, students with IDInfo: 416.286.9798ORDER ONLINE AT www.tallischoir.,com'

LISTINGS: SECTION 2CONCERTS BEYOND THE GTAN.B. For a list of Beyond GTA communitiessee LISTINGS INTRODUCTION, page 25.Wednesday April 01- 12:00 noon: Midday Music WithShigeru. The Blues. Chris Ness, piano; Harold"Jawbone" Hore, harmonica and trumpet.Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N.,Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st).- 7:30: Plumbing Factory Brass Band.Music for the Day After March. Family musicprogramme. Henry Meredith, director. ByronUnited Church, 420 Boler Rd., London. 519-659-3600. ; .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. George and Edward. Handel:Overture to Alcina; Concerto Grosso in B flatOp.6 No.7; Harp Concerto in B flat Op.4 No.6;Elgar: Serenade for Strings in e Op.20; SospiriOp.70; Introduction and Allegro Op.47.Stephen Sitarski, guest conductor; Lori Gemmell,harp; Bremen String Quartet. First Unit·ed Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo.519-578-1570. .- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Ensemble Series: UWO Symphonic Band.Works by Maslanka, Cohen, Chobanian, Bach,Iannaccone, and Cichy. Althouse Theatre,1137 Western Rd., UWO, London. 519-661·2043. Free.Thursday April 02- 8:00: Northumberland Players. Thelast Resort. Arden & Foster. Victoria Hall, 55King St. W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. .Also Apr. 3 and 4- 8:00: Opera Hamilton. Madama Butterfly.Puccini. Ai Lan Zhu, soprano (Butterfly);Gordon Gietz, tenor (Pinkerton); Lauren Segal,mezzo (Suzuki); Gaetan Laperriere, baritone(Sharpless); Gerald Isaac, tenor (Goro); GrahamCozzubbo, director; Daniel Lipton, conductor.Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton.905-527-7627 x221/236. -.Also Apr. 3.Friday April 03- 7:30: Cellar Singers. Haydn: MissaSancti Nicolai. Also Bernstein: ChichesterPsalms; and seasonal selections. Albert Greer,conductor. Trinity United Church, 290Muskoka Rd. N., Gravenhurst. 705-687-8078. ; (st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. George and Edward. HarcourtMemorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave.,G uelp h. See Apr 1.- 8:00: Northumberland Players. Thelast Resort. See Apr. 2.- 8:00: Opera Hamilton. Madama Butterfly.See Apr. 2.- 8:00: Orangeville Concert Association.Nexus in Concert. Drangeville OperaHouse, 87 Broadway, Orangeville, 800-424-1295. ; (st).Saturday April 04- 2:00 & 8:00: Northumberland Players.The last Resort. See Apr. 2.- 7:00: Arcady. A Baroque Messiah. Handel.St. Andrew's (Hespeler) Presbyterian Church,73 Queen St. E., Cambridge. 519-658-2652. -.- 7:30: Cellar Singers. Haydn: MissaSancti Nicolai. See April 3. St. Paul's United,62 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-326-8011 .- 7:30: Peterborough Pop Ensemble.Cadence. Murray St. Baptist Church, 175Murray St., Peterborough. 705· 745-1820.; (stl.- 7:30: Steeped in Music. Brubeck BraidDuo. Jazz. Trinity United Church, 100 MainSt. W., Grimsby. 905-945-3246. ; .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Orchid Ensemble. Contemporarysettings of ancient Chinese music alongsidecommissioned works by BC composers.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberOrchestra. Winners Showcase. Concertocompetition winners. Graham Coles, musicdirector. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WilfridLaurier University, 75 University Ave. W.,Waterloo . 519-744-3828. ; ;(sr/st);children free. In aid of Foodbank of WaterlooRegion.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. George and Edward. Central PresbyterianChurch, 7 Queen's Sq., Cambridge.See Apr 1.- 8:00: Tact us Vocal Ensemble. Mad Matthew.Cabena: The Many Masks of Mad Matthew,the Mummer; also Renaissance andrecent music for Lent. Michael Bloss, organ.Chapel of St. John's· Kilmarnock School,2201 Shantz Station Rd., Breslau. 519-766-0371. ; O(st).- 8:00; Karen Schuessler Singers. Gloria!Vivaldi: Gloria; Bach: Cantata No. 4, Christ lagin Todesbanden. Terri Achmann, soprano; TereseSirek Ng, alto; Hugh Van Pelt, tenor. Wesley­Knox United Church, 91 Askin St., London.519-455-1668. ; (sr); $ lO(st).Sunday April 05- 2:00: University of Western Ontario .Ensemble Series: London Jazz Society Show.Season finale. Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 ColborneSt. London. 519-661 -2111 x80532.Fundraising concert for the Doris Jackson Award.- 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra.The Swan and the Eagle. Chatman: GrouseMountain; Lullaby; Sibelius: Violin Concerto ind Op.4 7; Kalinnikov: Symphony No, 1 in g.Catherine Manoukian, violin. Sean O'SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-687-4993. -; (st).1 :45: pre-concert chat.- 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks and More. Kulesha: CelebrationOverture; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto;Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn.Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Simon Irving,conductor. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-763-3000. -; $14-(st); (child 12 and under).- 3:00: Sarena Paton. "la Carissima" CDRelease Concert. Songs from La Carissima,and classical and crossover selections, withquartet. Burton Avenue United Church, 37Burton Ave., Barrie. 705-726-0401. .- 3:00: Northumberland Orchestra andChoir. Messiah. Handel. Michael Newnham,conductor. Port Hope United Church, 34 SouthSt., Port Hope. 905-377-1477. ;(sr); O(youth).- 7:00: St. George's United Church. SirJohn Stainer's The Crucifixion. Marc Dubois,tenor; Michael York, baritone; Richard Phillips,organ; Nora Fueten, director. 9 Beverley St.,St. George. 519-448-1640. Freewill offering.Monday April 06- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Student Performance. Chamber groups. VonKuster Hall, Music Building, UWO, London.519-661 -2043. Free.Tuesday April 07- 7:00: University of Western Ontario .Student Performance. Electroacoustic compositionsby student composers. Von Kuster Hall,Music Building. UWO, London. 519-661-2043. Free.Wednesday April 08- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Ensemble Series: Belle voci de/le Donne. St.Cecilia Singers; Les Choristes, Jennifer Moir,conductor. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building,UWO, London. 519-661-2043. Free.- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Student Performance. Student composersconcert. Room 104, Music Building, UWO,London. 519-661 -2043. Free.Thursday April 09- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Eybler Period-InstrumentDuartet. Haydn: Quartets Op.9 No.4 in d;Dp.50, No.2 in C; Op.77, No.1 in G. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Friday April 10- 3:00: Alicier Arts Chamber Music.A/icier Arts Ouartet. Haydn: The Seven LastWords of Christ on the Cross. Phoebe Tsangand Sarah Findlay-Boyer, violins; Cameron Ogilvie,viola; Peter Cosbey, cello. Central PresbyterianChurch, 7 Queen's Sq., Cambridge.416-731-3599. Pwyc.- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. St.Matthew Passion. Bach. Rufus Muller, Evangelist;Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Daniel Taylor,counter-tenor; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; NathanBerg, baritone; Grand Philharonic Children'sChoir; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; HowardDyck, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-1570.-; children .- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. St.Matthew Passion. Bach. Ron Greidanus, director/harpsichord;orchestra and soloists. KnoxPresbyterian Church, 116 Main St. S., Georgetown.905-873-1213. ; D.Saturday April 11- 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. St. MatthewPassion. Bach. Meredith Hall, soprano,Rosemarie van der Hooft, mezzo; JamesMclean, tenor; Justin Welsh, bass; periodorchestra; Gerald Neufeld, conductor. RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Complete Haydn Trios 1. XV:No. 36 in E flat; XV: 31 in e flat; XV: 30 in Eb;XV: No. 27 in C. Mercer-Oh Trio. KWCMSlOttG,/n11iiw.1·ttJ, ~0011/09 Otd.!011 ·Y!{)1j ~tMJItteefie0t ..A1attCwf..CJ1r.!.1ionThe Georgetown Bach Chorale and Period Orchestraled from the harpsichord by Ron GreidanusThe Chorale, along with soloists and children's choir,will perform J S. Bach's dramatic setting ofthe Passion according to St. Matthew.Evangelist: ~enard WhitingFriday, April 10, 2009, 8:00 p.m.Knox Presbyterian Church, GeorgetownTickets: .00, students/children .00I ,d,ec, m.11 be pullh.1,cd ,lt t\lo loc.ttions in Downtown Georgetownl·ood,rufk 905-8---6569 .md "Ilic I reckkd Lion, 905-873-1213or ,lt the door on thee, mmg of the perform.met.APR IL 1 - MAY 7 2009 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE , COM 43

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