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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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• 7:30: Church of St.

• 7:30: Church of St. Simon-the-Apostle.Johannes Passion. Bach: St. John PassionBWV245. David Menzies, tenor (Evangelist);Anthony St. Pierre, bass (Pilatus); NicholasNano, bass (Christus); Rachel Klein and SophieKnowles, soprano; Jenny Cohen and CatharinCarew, alto; Christopher Mayell, tenor; RobinDavis, conductor. Choir of St. Simon-the-Apostle; members of the Canadian SinfoniettaChamber Orchestra. 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. In High Voice: Choirs in Concert. Universityof Toronto Women’s Chorus, Hilary Apfelstadt,conductor; guest: Lawrence Park CollegiateWomen’s Chorus, William Brown, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-8849. Free.Monday March 26• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: R&B Ensemble. MikeCadó, director. Martin Family Lounge, Rm.219,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Chamber Music Series: Simón BolívarString Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet Op.74No.1; Ginastera: String Quartet No.1; Schubert:String Quartet No.14 in d “Death and the Maiden.”Alejandro Carreňo and Boris Suaréz, violins;Ismel Campos, viola; Aimon Mata, cello.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).Tuesday March 27• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Tango! Homage to AstorPiazzolla. Romero: Fuga con Pajarillo (Torontopremiere); also works by Piazzolla. EnsembleA. Concerts in the GTAVivant; guest: Dave Young, bass. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Bach Series XIV. AndrewAdair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Andréa Tyniec, violin and Ben Smith, piano.Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano; Ysaÿe: SonataNo.2 for Solo Piano Op.27 “Obsession”;Pärt: Fratres for Violin and Piano; Franck: Sonatain A for Violin and Piano. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..50.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York U Choral Concert. Orff: Carmina Burana.Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano; Lisette Canton,conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Piano Series: Marc-AndréHamelin. Berg: Sonata Op.1; Liszt: Sonatain b; Debussy: Préludes Book 2 (4 excerpts);Hamelin: Twelve Études in All the Minor Keys(5 excerpts). Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50–;(st; accompanying adult pays half price);pay-your-age(ages 18–35 plus facility andhandling fee).• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Choral Anniversary: Celebrating30 Years. Works by Bach, Purcell, Rameau,Handel, Poulenc, Rolfe and others. Ivars Taurins,director. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts. 1-855-985-2787.–; –(sr); –(30 andunder). Also Mar 29-31 and Apr 1 (all at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre).Wednesday March 28• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Wayne Carroll, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 7:30: Beth Sholom Synagogue. TheWorld’s Greatest Cantors in Concert. ChaimAdler, Moshe Schulhof, Yanky Lemmer, BenzionMiller, Alberto Mizrahi, Netanel Hershtik andothers; Raymond Goldstein, piano; Eric Moses,emcee. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-783-6103 ext. 228. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Ensemble. Jeffrey McFadden,director. U of T Art Centre, 15 King’s CollegeCircle. 416-978-8849. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Christine Duncan,director; guest: Darbazi vocal ensemble; ShalvaMakharashvili and Andrea Kuzmich, vocals.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; .• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.Music by J. Salzman, book and lyricsby R. Cunningham. Musical twist on Austen’sPride and Prejudice. With Jeff Madden, ElenaJuatco, Jay Davis, Gabi Epstein, Michael DeRoseand Cara Leslie; Darcy Evans, stage director;Lily Ling, music director. Studio Theatre,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. –; (previews, Mar28 and 29). Also Mar 29–31; Apr 1(mat), 3–7,10–14, 15(mat).• 8:00: Koffler Centre for the Arts. HoneycombWay: A Musical Journey into the Sacred.Yair Dalal, violin and oud; Frank London, trumpet;Waleed Abdulhamid, percussion; Rick Lazar,percussion; Aviva Chernick, vocals; LenkaLichtenberg, vocals; and others. St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. –; (stwith ID).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. Juilliard StringQuartet. Works by Stravinsky, Janáček and Mozart.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.Thursday March 29• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Bach and Harbison. Harbison:two piano sonatas; Bach: Partita No.4(selections). Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Ton Beau Quartet. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Terry Head, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayMarch 29, 1.30 p.m.CECILIA STRINGQUARTETwww.wmct.on.caConcert sponsor:WMCT FOUNDATION• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Music in the Afternoon: Cecilia String Quartet.Works by Mozart, Shostakovich, Sokolović,Puccini and Beethoven. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 2:00: Toronto Public Library. Orchardviewers:Marlene Dietrich: Her Extraordinary Lifeand Beautiful Songs. Annamarie Eisler, vocals.40 Orchard View Blvd., Rm.224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York U Symphony Orchestra. Borodin: In theSteppes of Central Asia; Prokofiev: Violin ConcertoNo.1 in D; Bizet: Suite from L’Arlésienne.Sunni Choi, violin; Jacques Israelievitch, director.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Turned On By Texture.LeBlanc: The Touch of Psyche; Somers:Third Piano Concerto; Xenakis: Jonchaies.James Parker, piano; Alex Pauk, conductor.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416 408-0208.–; –(sr); (st). 7:15: Preconcerttalk.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Choral Anniversary: Celebrating30 Years. Works by Bach, Purcell, Rameau,Handel, Poulenc, Rolfe and others. Ivars Taurins,director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. –; –(sr); –(30 and under). Also Mar 30,31, Apr 1(mat); (Mar 27, only, George WestonRecital Hall).• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra.Bach, Stravinsky, Dvořák. Bach: BrandenburgConcerto No.4 BWV1049 in G; Stravinsky:Symphony in C; Dvořák: Cello ConcertoOp.104 in b. Winona Zelenka, cello; Uri Mayer,44 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2012

conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. .75; .75(sr).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Saraste Conducts Brahms 3. Brahms: SymphonyNo.3; also works by Sibelius and Prokofiev.Pekka Kuusisto, violin; Jukka-Pekka Saraste,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–5. Also Mar 31.• 8:00: Vespera Choir. Spring Song: A Concertof Works by Canadian Composers. Worksby Maziarz, Mitchell, Raminsh and Ryan. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .Friday March 30• 7:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church/Poculi Ludique Societas. Behold the Time ofMercy: Medieval Pageants for Lent. Three shortselections from The N-Town Plays: The Raisingof Lazarus, Jesus’ Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem,The Last Supper. With incidental music.St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 HuronSt. 416-978-5096. ; (sr); (st). AlsoMar 31(mat and eve).• 7:30: Church of St. Nicholas Birchcliffe.Music for Lent. Fauré: Requiem; Messe Basse;Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah. Choir of St.Nicholas, Carmine Lappano, director; withguest soloists. 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-691-0449. .• 7:30 High Rendition Jazz. Spring FundraisingConcert. Big band jazz. Guest: Halton JuniorJazz. Glen Abbey United Church, 1469 NottinghillGate, Oakville. 905-808-1672. ;(st/st).• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York U Gospel Choir. Works by Lawrence,Nelson, Smallwood and New Direction. LisaToussaint, director. Sandra Faire and Ivan FecanTheatre, Rm.110, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. ;(sr/st). Also Mar 31.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. David Warrack andFriends. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. Michael Schade, tenor and Luca Pisaroni,bass-baritone. Justus Zeyen, piano. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Onstage Productions. Hello, Dolly!See Mar 23.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Beat of theDrums. Works by Gershwin and Respighi. MarcoParisotto, conductor; guest: Timothy Francom,marimba. Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E.,Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. –.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Tao Japanese Drummers. 1 Front St. E.1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Choral Anniversary: Celebrating30 Years. See Mar 29.• 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s: Hart House Jazz Ensemble. ArborRoom, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-9787-2452. Free.Saturday March 31• 2:00 and 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 2:00 and 8:00: Onstage Productions. Hello,Dolly! See Mar 23.• 2:30 and 7:00: St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch/Poculi Ludique Societas. Beholdthe Time of Mercy: Medieval Pageants for Lent.See Mar 30.• 5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Mysteriesof the Masters & Masters of the Mysterious.Music by Casals, Debussy, Lotti, Duruflé, Poulencand others. Elise Bradley, music director.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 7:00: Echo Women’s Choir/Mariposa inthe Schools. Voices in the Dark: An Earth HourEvening of Song & Story. Hemsworth: The WildGoose; and other works. Alan Gasser, conductor;guests: Deanna Yerichuk, conductor;Anne Lederman, Chris Rawlings, Njacko Backo,Sandra Whiting, Dan Yashinsky and Miss Mc-Carthy’s. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-426-9400. ; 0(sponsor).• 7:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band.In Concert. Nihal Fonseka, tenor; CaroleveThompson-Fonseka, soprano. St. Mark’s PresbyterianChurch,1 Greenland Rd. 416-487-5445. ; free(child).• 7:30: Annex Singers. Into Light. Rutter: Gloria;also works by Palestrina, Lauridsen, Rheinbergerand a premiere of Canadian work. MariaCase, music director; guest: Paulina Swierczek,soprano. Bloor Street United Church, 300Bloor St. W. 416-968-7747. ; (sr/st);free(12 and under).• 7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. MozartMadness. Lecture concert. Mozart: Litaniae deBeata Virgine K109; Dissonance Quartet K465.Guests: Margarita String Quartet; ChristinaAustin, Giovanni Spanu and Richard Vicente,soloists; Robin Elliott, lecturer; Cheryll Chung,conductor. Trinity College Chapel, 6 Hoskin Ave.647-822-5412. ; (sr/st). Proceeds tobenefit Trinity College Choral Scholarship Fund.• 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. MozartRequiem and Poulenc Gloria. Brenna Conrad, soprano;Karen Scovell, alto; John Barber, tenor;David Yung, baritone; Henry Renglich, music director.Humber Valley United Church, 76 AngleseyBlvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. .• 7:30: Jubilee United Church. An Eveningof Mozart and Vivaldi. Mozart: Piano ConcertoNo.19 in F; selections from Don Giovanni; Vivaldi:Gloria in D. Massed choir with JubileeMarch 1 – April 7, 2012thewholenote.com 45

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