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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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Music/lyrics by Herman.

Music/lyrics by Herman. J.T.M. Guest Theatre,Bayview Glen Upper School, 85 Moatfield Dr.416-556-9552. ; (sr); (st). Also Mar24, 25(mat), 30, 31(mat and eve); Apr 1(mat).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Opera Series:A. Concerts in the GTAGlenn Gould School Opera: La Calisto. SeeMar 21.• 8:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Man of La Mancha. See Mar 22.• 8:00: Theatre Alive. Oliver! See Mar 22.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. A Musical Bestiary.Vocal and instrumental music about creaturesof earth, sea, sky and myth. Works by Banchieri,Gibbons, Vautor, Ravenscroft, Jannequinand others. Alison Melville, recorder and curator.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-964-6337. –; (30 and under,with ID). Also Mar 24.• 8:00: Trinity College Dramatic Society.Spring Awakening: The Musical. See Mar 21.• 8:00: Victoria Chorus. Spring Concert. Gilbert& Sullivan: The Mikado (concert version);also folk songs arranged by Bob Chilcott. TaylorSullivan, music director. Isabel Bader Theatre,93 Charles St. W. 416-585-4521. ;(st). (SEE AD ON PAGE 40)• 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s: Skule Stage Band. U of T Faculty ofEngineering’s stage band. Arbor Room, HartHouse, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-9787-2452.Free.Saturday March 24• 2:00 and 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 2:00 and 8:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Man of La Mancha. See Mar 22.• 2:00 and 8:00: Trinity College DramaticSociety. Spring Awakening: The Musical. SeeMar 21.• 7:30: Art of Life Community Health Centre.Improvisation from the Heart. Vasyl Papadiuk,violin. Cringan Hall, 100 Princess Ave.416-449-6747. –0. In support ofprogrammes for gifted children with medicalproblems.• 7:30: Cantemus Singers. Viva Italia! Allergi:Miserere; also renaissance madrigals andmotets. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 70 SilverBirch Ave. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st).Also Mar 25 (mat, Church of the Holy Trinity).• 7:30: Exultate Chamber Singers. BalticVoices. Music by Pärt, Sisask and Tormis.Karen Grylls, conductor. St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. .• 7:30: Stephen Satory. Stephen Satory,piano, plays Brahms. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-408-2824 x 774.; (sr/st).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Russian Romantics. Glinka: Overture to Ruslanand Lyudmila; Borodin: Polovetsian Dancesfrom Prince Igor; Tchaikovsky: Variations on a42 March 1 – April 7, 2012

Rococo Theme; Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccioespagnol; Rachmaninoff: Vocalise; Mussorgsky:Selections from Pictures at an Exhibition(orch. Ravel). Joshua Roman, cello; NathanBrock, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–. Also Mar 25(mat).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Colgrass: Winds of Nagual;Glazunov: Concerto for Alto Saxophoneand Winds. Jeffrey Leung, saxophone; GillianMacKay, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Musicfor Great Cathedrals. Bach: Chaconne in d; andMass movements and motets by Brumel, Willan,Diepenbrock, Kodály, Liszt, Bruckner andAllegri. Ronald Greidanus, conductor; guest:Edwin Huizinga, violin. Croatian Centre, 9118Winston Churchill Blvd., Norval. 905-873-9909. ; (st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Kelly Holiff. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Hart House Singers. In Concert. Fauré:Requiem; Tavener: Three Songs. With soloistsand orchestra, David Arnot-Johnston, conductor.Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free, food donations forthe U of T Foodbank welcome.• 8:00: Heydarbaba Media Group. YaghobZourofchi. Azari vocalist. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. .75–5.75.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. David Myles, singer-songwriter. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255..50.• 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection.See March 23.• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. French Connection.Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Debussy:Petite Suite; Stravinsky: Suite No.2; and otherworks. John Barnum, conductor; guest:Elaine Hou, piano. Hammerson Hall, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. .50;.25(sr); (ages 16–25); (under 16).• 8:00: Onstage Productions. Hello, Dolly!See Mar 23.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. A Musical Bestiary.See Mar 23.Sunday March 25• 10:30am: Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch. Jazz Worship for Lent: Guido Basso andFriends. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250.Freewill offering. Religious service.• 12:00 noon: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. CubanRhapsody Jazz Lunch. Jane Bunnett, fluteand sax; Hilario Duràn, piano. Boulevard Club,1491 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-686-9644.. Fundraiser for the Orpheus Choir; includeslunch and a silent auction.• 2:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 2:00: Edelweiss Austrian Choir. Lieder derHeimat (Songs of Our Youth). St. Patrick’s GermanHall, 131 McCaul St. 416-742-6262. .• 2:00: Jazz at Royal York. Joe Sealy Quartet.Royal York Road United Church, 851 RoyalYork Rd. 416-231-1207. .• 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Ah! SweetMystery of Life: inaugural American Salon.Works by Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin, Kernand Barber. Keith Klassen and Rocco Rupolo,tenor; Giles Tomkins, baritone; Ilana Zarankin,soprano; Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano.416-466-1870. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. Dancingby the Lake. York Quay Centre, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. PWYC, suggestedminimum donation.• 2:30: Metro Youth Opera. The Elixir of Love.See Mar 23.• 2:00: Onstage Productions. Hello, Dolly!See Mar 23.• 2:30: Ontario Registered Music Teacher’sAssociation. Artists in Concert. New works byS. Griesdale and R. Johnson. Anita Beaty, RosalindJohnson, Carissa Neufeld, Stephen Sartoryand Maxine Willan, piano; Eric Shaw, tenor;Denise Williams, soprano; Juanne Hemsol,speech (and drama); Helena Gintere, accompaniment.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-485-4564. ; (family).• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. TheArt of the Baroque Oboe. John Abberger, oboe;Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord. St. David’sAnglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. Admission by donation.• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. In Praise of Song: Choirs in Concert.Works by Scarlatti, Staheli, Massenet, WatsonHenderson, Hogan and Betinis. Featuringthe MacMillan Singers, University of TorontoWomen’s Chorus and University of TorontoMen’s Chorus; Hilary Apfelstadt, Ana Alvarez,David Holler and guest graduate students, conductors.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. ;(sr/st).• 3:00: Cantemus Singers. Viva Italia! Allergi:Miserere; renaissance madrigals, motets.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 24 (St.Aidan’s Anglican Church).• 3:00: Gallery 345. Claudia Chan, piano. Ho:Aeon (Canadian premiere); also works by Berio,Chin, Ohana, Scriabin and others. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. String Series:TANGO! Karen Gomyo, violin with Pablo Ziegler,piano. Brahms: Scherzo in c for violin and piano;Ballade No.4 in B; Bach: Sonata No.3 inE for Violin and Piano; Bartók: Allegro fromViolin Sonata No.1 in c-sharp; also works byPiazzolla and Ziegler. Hector Del Curto, bandoneón;Pedro Giraudo, double bass; ClaudioRagazzi, guitar; guest: Allesio Bax, piano. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..50 and up.• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. RussianRomantics. See Mar 24.• 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. York U Wind Symphony. Ticheli: BlueShades; Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday; Bernstein:Slava; Rimsky-Korsakov: Concerto forTrombone and Military. William Thomas, director;guest: Ron Westray, trombone. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. ;(sr/st).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Lara Solnicki Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.Religious service.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Russ Little, trombone; Lorne Lofsky, guitar;Scott Alexander, bass. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome. Religiousservice.• 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Marta Herman,mezzo and Timothy Cheung, piano. Worksby Mozart, Kapralova, Verdi and Dvořák. St.Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416-234-0264. .• 7:00: Tapestry New Opera. New OperaShowcase. Ernest Balmer Studio, Bldg.58,Distillery District, 55 Mill St. 416-537-6066x243. .March 1 – April 7, 43

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