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Volume 15 Issue 6 - March 2010

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Syrinx Sunday

Syrinx Sunday SalonspresentsPeter McGillivray, Baritonewith Christopher Mokrzewski, pianoGlick: "I Never Saw Another Butterfly”“Two Landscapes"Wolf: "Morike-Lieder"Debussy: Three Songs of Paul VerlaineLieder by Sibelius and BrahmsSunday March 7, 2010 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueTickets , students $15info: 416.654.0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgTickets and Info 416.761.7776 / www.victoriascholars.caGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Opera by Request. Giulio Cesarein concert. Handel. Catharin Carew, mezzoLISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA(Cesare); Rachel Krehm, soprano (Cleopatra);Meagan Zantingh, mezzo (Sesto); MichaelRobert-Broder, baritone (Achilla); BesteKalendar, contralto (Cornelia); and others;William Shookhoff, pianist and music director.St. Andrews by the Lake, 102 LakeshoreAve., Ward’s Island. 416-203-8564. $15.• 2:00: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. Student Chamber MusicProgram Recital. St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-598-3444x243/4. Free, donations welcome.• 2:00: Visual and Performing ArtsNewmarket. Triple Forte. Jasper Wood, violin;Yegor Dyachkov, cello; and David Jalbert,piano. Newmarket Theatre, 505 PickeringCres. 905-953-5122. ; ; .• 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra.Souvenir de Florence. St. Simon’s AnglicanChurch, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. SeeMar 6.• 3:00: St. Clement’s Church. Sundays atThree: Consortium Aurora Borealis. Medievaland renaissance music. Elizabeth Gianiatsos,director. 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-483-6664.; $15(sr/st).• 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. TheMagnificent 7 and Junior Young ArtistsWinners. E. Bernstein: The Magnificent 7;Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e (firstmovement); Weber: Clarinet Concertino;Beethoven: Symphony No.7 Op.92. Guests:Leslie Ashworth, violin; Slavko Popovic,clarinet; James R. McKay, conductor.Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains R. W.,Burlington. 905-526-6690. ; (sr);(st); (children under 12).• 3:00: Syrinx. Sunday Salons. Glick:I Never Saw another Butterfly, TwoLandscapes; Wolf: Morike-Lieder; Debussy:3 Verlaine Songs; also lieder by Sibelius,and Brahms. Peter McGillivray, baritone;Christopher Mokrzewski, piano. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ;$15(st).• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Best of British. See Mar 6.• 3:00: Uxbridge Chamber Choir. Lightingthe World. Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Brahms:Liebeslieder Waltzes. Thomas Baker,director; guests: Evensong Group. St.Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S.,Uxbridge. 905-852-4401. ; $15(sr/st).• 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Les Violonsdu Roy. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Concertofor Two Cellos in g; Concerto for Violinsin b; and other works. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-587-9411. ; (sr/st).• 7:00: Sing for Haiti. Benefit Concert.Amadeus Choir; Lydia Adams, director; BachChildren’s Chorus and Youth Choir; LindaBeaupré, director; Elmer Iseler Singers;Lydia Adams, director; Fairlawn AvenueUnited Church Choir; Eleanor Daley, director;Metropolitan United Church Choir; PatriciaWright, director. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-431-0790.Proceeds to Doctors Without Borders andFree the Children.• 7:00: Music Village. The Mother of UsAll. Songs for mother and child. Works byBartalucci, Fleming, Price, Thomson and others.Ali Garrison, mezzo; Chris Dawes, organ.St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 100 OldOrchard Grove. 416-833-3725. ; $15(sr/st); (family).• 7:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. BachVespers: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich,BWV150. Church of the Redeemer Choir andOrchestra; soloists; Mark Vuorinen, conductor.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St.W. 416-922-4948. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Maeve“Glasgow” Mckinnon. Tranzac Club, 292Brunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. .• 7:30: Music at Glenview. A GodDisguised. Glenview Concert Choir; MichaelCapon, director; Toronto CommunityOrchestra; Carol Matthews, director.Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 GlenviewAve. 416-488-1156. Free.• 7:30: Victoria Scholars. BeautifulBrahms. Brahms: Rinaldo Op.50; AltoRhapsody Op.53. Jerzy Cichocki, musicdirector. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).Monday March 08• 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: Richmond Hill Centre. GalaSymphony Concert. Mozart: Requiem.Unionville High School Orchestra and Chorus;Larry Beckwith, conductor. 10268 YongeSt., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto. WindscapeWind Quintet. Dvořák: Piano Quintet Op.81 (arr. for wind quintet); and other works.Guest: Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3744. ; $15(st).Tuesday March 09• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Series: Chopin and Friends. Musicby Chopin and his contemporaries. SurenBarry, piano. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 4:00: University of Toronto.The Essential Hamlet. Scenes fromShakespeare’s play set to music by U ofT student composers. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3744. Free.• 7:00: Rose Theatre. A Year With Frogand Toad. Touring Broadway production. 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.• 7:00: University Settlement Music andArts School. Student Recital. St. Georgethe Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243/4. Free, donations welcome.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Jamie Cullum. Jazz. Guest: ImeldaMay. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Max Raabeand the Palast Orchester. Cabaret repertoireby Kurt Weill, Cole Porter and Franz Lehár.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.32 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMarch 1 - April 7, 2010

Wednesday March 10• 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday. Harpsichordrecital featuring student soloists. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East,YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Recital: Andre Rakus, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free.• 6:30: University of Toronto. MusicWithin Us. U of T vocal students. VictoriaCollege, 91 Charles St. W. 416-978-3744.Free.• 7.30: Mozart Society. Peter Stoll,clarinet. Mozart: Sonata in E flat K315(1st movement); Clarinet Concerto K622(Adagio); Duo after Oboe Quartet, K370;Bellison: Concerto Rondo with cadenza“Mozartiana”. First Unitarian Church, 175St.Clair Ave. W. 416-201-3338. .• 7:30: Tafelmusik. Bach in Leipzig.Excerpts from chorales, suites, and keyboardworks by Bach, Telemann and Kuhnau.Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chorus;Jeanne Lamon, music director; guest: WilliamWebster, actor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire.Excerpts from Great Operas. Bickford CentreTheatre, 777 Bloor St. W. 416-698-9572.Free (donations welcome).• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Nathan Gunn, baritone, and Julie Gunn,piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 8:00: Rose Theatre. Art of Time withSteven Page. Songs by Leonard Cohen,Elvis Costello, Paul Simon and Radiohead.1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. RobyLakatos. Gypsy fiddler. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Thursday March 11• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The Composer and his Muse.Operatic selections and anecdotes presentedby young artists from the U of T OperaDivision. Sandra Horst, music director. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon to 7:00: York UniversityDepartment of Music. World MusicFestival. Chinese Orchestra; Kim Chow-Morris (dir.); Escola de Samba; Rick Lazar(dir.); Korean Drum Ensemble; Charles Hong(dir.); West African Drumming and DanceEnsembles; Kwasi Dunyo and Larry Graves(dir.); and more. Martin Family Lounge, 219Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free (limitedseating).• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation.Christopher James, flute, Aaron James,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211. Free.• 12:10: University of Toronto. FrédéricChopin: His Greatest Works. William Aide,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. Free.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. John Paul Farahat, organ.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x 51. Free.• 2:00: Northern District Library.Orchardviewers: Impromptu Music. EmilynStam, violin. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Enigma Variations. Sibelius: Suite from KingKristian II; Grieg: Piano Concerto; Lindberg:Chorale; Elgar: Enigma Variations. LarsVogt, piano; Robin Ticciati, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -8.• 7:00: Markham Theatre. Gifted!A Celebration of Rising Stars. Worksby Albeniz, Chopin, Tchaikovsky,Puccini, Gounod and others. Li Wang,piano; Catherine Manoukian, violin; VirginiaHatfield, soprano; Adam Luther, tenor. 101Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-477-5530. .• 7:30: Soulpepper Theatre. Oh What aLovely War. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, 55 Mill St. 416-866-8666. -;(st). Also Mar 12, 13, 15, 16, 23, 24,30, Apr. 3 and 6.• 7:30: Toronto Opera Repertoire.Excerpts from Great Operas. See Mar. 10.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Hugo Wolf Quartet.Mozart: Quartet K. 575; Webern: 5 Pieces;Schubert: Quartet D. 810 (Death and theMaiden). Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723/800-708-6754. , .• 8:00: Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts. Rita Chiarelli. Jazz. 130Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach in Leipzig. SeeMar. 10.• 9:00: Music Gallery. Pop Avant Series –David Daniell and Douglas McCombs, guitar.Guest: Debashis Sinha, composer, percussion.197 John St. 416-205-1080. $15;(sr/members); (st).The Toronto Chapter ofthe American Harp Society presentsElizabeth HainenPrincipal Harp, Philadelphia Orchestrawith guest artistDavid DePeters, PercussionFriday, March 12, 7:30 PMHeliconian Hall35 Hazelton Avenue, TorontoTickets adult /$15 student416-484-9951 416-781-8206www.torontoharp.orgFriday March 12• 10am to 5:30pm: York UniversityDepartment of Music. World MusicFestival. See March 11.• 6:00: University of Toronto. FacultyArtist Series: Chopin Celebration. Henri-PaulSicsic, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744.; $15(st).• 6:30: York University Department ofMusic. World Music Festival. FlamencoGuitar, Roger Scannura (dir.); Middle EasternEnsemble, Bassam Shahouk (dir.); BalkanMusic Ensemble, Irene Markoff (dir.). TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Giulio Cesare.Handel. Catharin Carew, mezzo (Cesare);Rachel Krehm, soprano (Cleopatra); MeaganZantingh, mezzo (Sesto); Beste Kalender,mezzo (Cornelia); Michael Robert-Broder,baritone (Achilla); William Shookhoff, pianoand music director. College St. UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365..• 7:30: Soulpepper Theatre. Oh What aLovely War. See Mar. 11.• 7:30: Toronto Chapter of AmericanHarp Society. Elizabeth Hainen, harp.Guest: David DePeters, percussion.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-781-8206/416-484-9951. ; $15(st).• 8:00: Borealis Records/LAWPromotions. James Gordon CD Launch: “MyStars Your Eyes.” Birchcliff Bluffs UnitedChurch, 33 East Rd. 416-264-2235. .• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra.Works by Tan, Peng, and others. Pang KaPang, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -.• 8:00: New Music Concerts. JonathanHarvey. Harvey: Run Before Lightning;Palmer: Reconciliation; Gavin: Towards andBeyond (DVD documentary with JonathanHarvey). Robert Aitken, flute; David Swan,piano; Fujiko Imajishi, violin. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594.Free.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. DynamicDuo. Burge: A Light Fantastic Round;Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and Pianoin D Minor; Dvorak: Chamber SymphonyOp.105a (arr. Arman). Hyuk-Joo Kwun,violin; Hyejin Kim, piano; Nurhan Arman, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach in Leipzig. SeeMar. 10. Pwyc.Saturday March 13• 1:00: Richmond Hill Centre. Pinkalicious– the Musical. See Mar 6.• 1:30 & 7:30: Beaver Bible Class. SpringFling. 72nd year of this musical varietyshow. Martingrove Collegiate Institute,50 Winterton Dr. 416-241-7077. ;(children).• 7:30: Birthday Series. Hugo Wolf. Lieder;Intermezzo for String Quartet; Michelangelo-Lieder; Italian Serenade for String Quartet;Italienisches Liederbuch. Erin Bardua,soprano; Christopher Wilson, bass-baritone;Catherine Sulem, violin; Gretchen Paxson-Abberger, violin; Elizabeth Morris, viola;Michelle Kyle, cello and piano; and others.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-944-2655. ; $15 (sr/st). Door prizes, cake,coffee, tea.• 7:30: Soulpepper Theatre. Oh What aLovely War. See Mar. 11.• 7:30: University of Toronto. WorldMusic Ensembles. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3744. Free.• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Hot and Suite. Original compositionsand arrangements for jazz andorchestra by Jim and Rosemary Galloway.Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre, 5183Sheppard Ave. E. 416-879-5566. -.Pre-concert talk by Heather Bambrick.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Elizabeth Shepherd. Jazz-folk fusion.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Post-ClassicalSeries - Flux Quartet. Webern: SixBirthday SeriesHugo WolfJoin us to celebrate Wolf’s lifeand music with a concert of hisworks on his 150 th birthdaySaturday, March 13, 7:30 pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AveErin Bardua, sopranoChristopher Wilson, bass-baritoneCatherine Sulem, violinGretchen Paxson-Abberger, violinElizabeth Morris, violaMichelle Kyle, cello and pianoMaria Thorburn, narratorand students from Voice Studiesat University of TorontoLieder, Michelangelo-LiederIntermezzo and Italian Serenadefor String QuartetItalienisches LiederbuchTickets (senior/student $15)Cake, coffee, tea 416-944-2655Johannes BrahmsRichard StraussMay 7June 11www.birthdayseries.caMarch 1 - April 7, 2010 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 33

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