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Volume 14 - Issue 8 - May 2009

North York Concert

North York Concert BandJohn Edward Liddle, ConductorSpringCelebrationSaturday, May 30, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.Al Green TheatreMiles Nadal Jewish Community Centre750 Spadina Ave.(corner of Bloor and Spadina)Tickets: Children under 12 admitted freeFor tickets and information call 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTASaturday May 30— 10:00am: Church of Saint MaryMagdalene. Visitation of the Blessed Virgin:Procession and Solemn Mass. Willan: LadyMotets; Parsons: Ave Maria; Palestrina: MissaQuarta. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955.Free. Religious service.— 1:30 & 7:30: Common Thread CommunityChorus. !0th Anniversary Concert:Choose Love. Special guests: Christina Smith,fiddler; Jean Hewson, balladeer. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-410-5022., (advance); (sr/st); (sr/st advance);(children 6-12); (children 6-12advance).— 2:00/3:30/5:00/7:00: EtobicokeSuzuki School of Music. Annual Solo Recitals.Young violinists and cellists. St. Philip’sLutheran Church, 61 West Deane Park Dr.416-239-4637. Free.— 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Motus O Dance Theatre: Petrouchka. 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x321. ; (st);free(children 5 and under). Also May 31.— 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children’sChoir. Earth, Wind, Fire & Water. Programmeincludes Kuzmenko: new work.Guests: Warren Nicholson Guitar Quartet;Thomas Bell, music director. Royal Bank Theatre,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDrive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .— 3:00: Vivid. In Recital. Works by Liszt,Sancan, Widor, Dohnanyi, Burton and Piazzolla.Izabella Budai, flute; Teresa Zaleski, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-315-9506. ; (st).— 4:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Hansel and Gretel/How the ChildrenSaved the Carnival. Intermediate Chorus andOPERAtion KIDS. First Unitarian Congregation,175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467.; (sr/st); (children 5 and under).— 5:00: Church of St. Stephen, Downsview.Tenor at Twilight II. Colin Norville, tenor;Annette Norville, soprano; John Bryan,organ; Greg Carpenter and Les Cinq. St.James’ Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-241-4639. .— 7:00: Annex Singers. Cabaret: Mad, Badand Dangerous to Know. Maria Case, director.Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W.416-968-7747. ; (sr/st); free(childrenunder 12).EVE EGOYANMay 2009 – World PremièrePerformance & CD Launch Concert— 7:00: North Toronto Community Band.Spring Rhythms. Music from Bach to BigBand. Danny Wilks, conductor; guest: StephenCrowe, trumpet. Crescent School, 2365 BayviewAve. 416-481-1978. ; (advance);(sr/st).— 7:30: Brampton Festival Singers. InConcert. Faure: Requiem; Orff: Carmina Burana.Headwaters Choir; Great Lakes SymphonyOrchestra; Robert Hennig, conductor. RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr); (child 12 and under).— 7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Hansel and Gretel Go Into the Woods: AFairy Tale. Youth Chorus and Principal Chorus.First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. ClairAve. W. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st);(children 5 and under).— 7:30: Elisabeth Pomes. What is thisThing Called Love? Staged performance of themusic of Cole Porter. Elisabeth Pomes, ChristopherSharp, Marie-Line Ross, performers.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-769-8511. ; (children 12 and under). AlsoMay 31.— 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. LoveSongs for Springtime. Brahms to Broadway.Henry Renglich, musical director; Adolfo De-Santis, piano. Royal York Road United Church,851 Royal York Rd. 416-769-9271. .— 7:30: Japanese Canadian CulturalCentre. Benny Goodman Centennial Orchestra.Jazz arrangements of The Sound of Music; otherfavourites. Guests: Gene DiNovi, JamesCampbell and Dave Young. 6 Garamond Court.416-441-2345. ; (JCCC members)— 7:30: North York Concert Band. SpringCelebration. Jazz, music from the movies andBroadway. John E. Liddle, conductor. Al GreenTheatre, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,720 Spadina Ave. 905-470-0272. ;(sr/st); free(children 12 and under).— 8:00: All The King’s Voices. 15th AnniversaryGala Cabaret. See May 1. St.George’s Anglican Church, 5350 Yonge St.416-225-2255. .— 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Subscription Concert No.5. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture; Prokofiev:Romeo and Juliet Suite; Borodin: SymphonyNo.2. Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre, 5183 SheppardAve. E. 416-879-5566. -. 7:30:The Church of St. Stephen, DownsviewIn association withMarville Travel LimitedpresentsTenor at Twilight IIColin Norville (Tenor), Annette Norville (soprano),John Bryan (organ), The Rev’d Greg Carpenter & Les CinqSt. James Cathedral65 Church Street at King StreetSaturday, May 30, 2009 @ 5:00 p.m.Admission: (416) 241-4639saintstephensoffice@rogers.comSIMPLE LINES OF ENQUIRYANN SOUTHAM Composer EVE EGOYAN PianistSaturday, May 30, 2009 at 8pmEnwave Theatre, Harbourfront CentreQueen’s Quay West, TorontoBox Office (416) 973-4000 Tickets /www.eveegoyan.com34 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009CDLAUNCHconcert

Cathedral BluffsSymphony OrchestraNorman Reintamm, Principal ConductorBorodin Symphony No. 2and Russian favourites8:00 p.m. May 30P.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave. Eastpre-concert chat.— 8:00: Civic Light Opera. A Class Act.See May 27.— 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.25th Anniversary Gala. Beethoven:Symphony No. 9; CPE Bach: Flute Concerto ind. Jennifer Rasor, soprano; Martha Spence,mezzo; Patrick Huang, tenor; Stuart Graham,baritone; Bell’Arte Singers; Jennifer Langton,flute; Terry Kowalczuk, music director. EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-902-7532. ; (advance); (13and under).— 8:00: DanceWorks. Tavaziva Dance/Collective of Black Artists (COBA) – City ofTribes and Selected Repertoire. See May 28.— 8:00: Ear Witness Productions. SimpleLines of Enquiry. Music by Southam. EveEgoyan, piano. Enwave Theatre, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. ; .— 8:00: Harmony Singers of Etobicoke.Blue Skies. See May 29.— 8:00: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. And StillWe Sing: All O’ We Is One. See May 27.— 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art.Deep Wireless Ensemble Performance No.2.Alessandro Bosetti. The Loop Centre for LivelyArts and Learning, Artscape WychwoodBarns, 601 Christie St. No.176. 416-652-5115. ; (st).— 8:00: Small World Music/HarbourfrontCentre. Azalea Ray: SpiritualSongs and Vocal Virtuosity. Tabla master. EnwaveTheatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. .— 8:00: Tapestry. The Shadow. See May 21.— 8:00: The Toy Piano Composers andDigital Prowess. ...and then my brain exploded.New, semi-improvised works for piano,double bass, bass clarinet, percussionists.Works by Clorey, Thornborrow, Ryan, Tam,Correia, and others. Gallery 345, 345 SoraurenAve. 647-829-4213. ; (advance).— 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mahler Symphony 6. See May 28 (no pre-concertchat).— 9:00: Organix 09. The Quest For Discovery.Concert performed in darkness with imagesfrom the Hubble Telescope. Works by Glass,Pärt, Bach, Franck, Fauré, Messiaen, Felciano,Cabena and improvisations by Overduin. JanOverduin, organ. All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-241-9785.; (sr/st); free(12 and under).Sunday May 31— 11:00am: Church of Saint MaryMagdalene. Pentecost: Procession and SolemnMass. Palestrina: Missa Brevis; Tallis:Loquebantur. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. Religious service.— 2:00: Civic Light Opera Company. AClass Act. See May 27.— 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. MotusO Dance Theatre: Petrouchka. See May 30.— 2:00: Tafelmusik. The Creation. See May 29.— 2:30: Elisabeth Pomes. What is this ThingCalled Love? See May 30.— 3:00: Deborah Kirshner, violin; UriMayer, viola; Coenraad Bloemendal,cello. Goldbergs for Strings. Bach: GoldbergVariations (string trio version); Gallery 345,345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/st).— 3:00: Music at Islington. Music thatStirred the Soul. Favourite anthems of the liturgicalyear requested by the congregation. Choirof Islington United; John Derksen, director.Islington United Church, 25 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-321-3656. .— 3:00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. CelebratingBikel and Glick. Mitch Smolkin, tenor;Nina Shapilsky, Lina Zemelman, piano; MiriamEskin, soprano; Herman Rombouts, bass. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-0936. (advance); ; free(age12 & under).— 3:00: Church of Saint MaryMagdalene. Schola Magdalena Recital, CDLaunch and Tea Party. Medieval music byHildegard and Dufay; also Gregorian chant.477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. (includescopy of CD “October Gracious Light”).— 4:00: Cathedral Church of St . James.Twilight Recital Series. Andrew Ager, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.— 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Russ Little Quartet. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free (donations welcomed).— 5:30: La Petite Musicale of Toronto.Olivia – A Tribute to the Olive Walke. Caribbeanfolk music. Lindy Burgess, director;guest: Marvin “Trini” Ishmael. Imperial OilAuditorium, Ontario Science Centre, 770 DonMills Rd. 416-286-9435. ; (children12 and under).Monday June 01— 12:15: Music Mondays. Michael Holt:Prelude in E, Back To Zero. Michael Holt, piano/voice:Drew Jurecka, violin; Greg Campbell,viola; Erika Nielson, cello; Julia Hambleton,Tara Kahan, clarinets; Hanna Janossy,harp; Gary Armstrong, oboe. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x222. Pwyc ( suggested).— 8:00: Etobicoke Youth Strings. SpringFinale. Islington United Church, 25 BurnhamthorpeCres. 416-239-0523. Free (donationsaccepted).Tuesday June 02— 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: The Art of Spanish Guitar.Music from Spain and Latin America includingworks by Turina, Asencio, and Villa-The Toronto Jewish Folk ChoirCelebratesBikel and Glick!83rd Annual Spring ConcertAlexander Veprinsky, conductorLina Zemelman, pianistMiriam Eskin, sopranoHerman Rombouts, bassHighlights:Yiddish, Hebrew and other songspopularized by Theodore Bikel (85 in May)With Mitch Smolkin, tenor;Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002): Yiddish Suite No. 2commemorating Glick’s 75th anniversary.Sunday, May 31, at 3 p.m.Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St.Advance tickets: ; at the door; children 12 and under free.Info & Reservations: (416) 636-0936 / tjfolkchoir@sympatico.caVisa orders: Raffi Altounian, guitar. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.Wednesday June 03— 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. John Palmer, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.— 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RenaissanceFestival: Caelum et Terra! Works byBritten and Fine; also Renaissance masters.Toronto Chamber Choir; Mark Vuorinen, conductor.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.— 7:00: Civic Light Opera. A Class Act.See May 27.— 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 1. Berlioz: Overture toBenvenuto Cellini; Bolcom: Violin Concerto(Canadian première); Brahms: Symphony No.1.Gil Shaham, violin; Leonard Slatkin, guest conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -5.Thursday June 04— 12:00: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: Lo Speziale/Der Apotheker. Haydnoperas, reconstructed by Mahler. Aradia Ensemble,Kevin Mallon, artistic director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.— 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Mark MacDonald, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.— 12:15: Music on the Hill. Free LunchtimeConcert – Allison Lynn and Gerald Flemming.Classic gospel, country, jazz. St. John’s YorkMills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive.416-225-6611. Free.— 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. AClass Act. See May 27.— 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms Symphony 1. See Jun 3. 7:15: preconcertchat.— 8:00: Via Salzburg. Tranquil Energy. Mozart:”Dissonance Quartet” in C KV 465;Schafer: Quartet No. 6; Schubert: Quintet in CD 956. Seiler String Quartet; guest: RachelMercer, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).See ad next page.Friday June 05— 7:30: Luminato Festival. Red Sky Performance– Tono. Dance presentation featuringindigenous cultures of Canada, Mongolia,and China. Roger Sinha, choreographer; SandraLaronde, artistic director. Fleck Dance Theatre,207 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000., . Also June 6, 7.— 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.Motus O Dance Theatre: East of the Sun,West of the Moon. 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x321. ; (st); free(children 5and under). Also Jun 6, 7.— 8:00: Blue Bridge Festival. Songs ofHope from Times of Despair. Ardeleana Trio;Andrea Cerswell, soprano; Linda Condy, mezzo;Jeanette Lynes and Patricia Keeney, poets;Blue Bridge Festival Choir. De La Salle Park,Sutton. 289-470-1099. .— 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. AClass Act. See May 27.— 8:00: Heliconian Music Concert Series.A Time Capsule: 10 Decades of Music.Repertoire from 1909 to 2009. 35 HazeltonMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM35

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