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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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Festival Orchestra; Arthur Wenk, piano. 40 UnderhillDr. 416-447-6846. .• 7:30: Oakville Ensemble. The Last Words.Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ. Guest:Oakville Literary Alliance. St. John’s UnitedChurch, 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-825-9740. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv);(family)/(adv). Also Apr 1(Mary Motherof God Catholic Church, Oakville).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-8849. Free.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York U Gospel Choir. See Mar 30.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.Canadian SinfoniettaSaint-Saëns &FauréRachel Mercer celloToronto Cantata ChorusAileen Lee sopranoWill Reid baritoneSat March 31, 8 PM• 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Concert #5:Saint-Saëns and Fauré. Saint-Saëns: Cello ConcertoNo.1 in a; Fauré: Elegie for Cello and Orchestra;Requiem (chamber version). RachelMercer, cello; Toronto Cantata Chorus with AileenLee, soprano and Will Reid, baritone. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Encore Entertainment. Songs in theKey of Stephen. Tribute to the legacy of StephenSchwartz and Stephen Sondheim. WithA. Concerts in the GTASarah Haley Matte, Shawn Henry, Donna Jacobs,Sergio Calderon, Katie Wise and others;Ellen Kestenberg, musical director; MarioD’Alimonte, stage director. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. .75–.75.Also Apr 1(mat).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Joda Clément: The Narrows(CD Release). Audio-visual soundscapepresentation (Canadian premiere). Strickland:Kingdom of Ends, electro-acoustic piece forvarious field recordings of Toronto, preparedpiano and double bass. Joda Clément, compositionand performance; Jubal Brown, video accompaniment;Chandan Narayan, bass. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Catherine Morrow & NormanNurmi. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ; (st/industrywith ID).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LegallyBlonde: The Musical. See Mar 9.• 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Life Everlasting.Music on a theme of loss and redemption.Daley: Requiem; Hatzis: Everlasting Light(with marimbas and tuned water glasses). DavidAmbrose, conductor; Andrea Grant, accompanist.First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Rd.W., Port Credit. 905-403-8415. .• 8:00: Music at Islington. EARTH HOUR byCandlelight: Organ & Brass. Music by Handel,Bach, Muffat, Brahms and Hovhaness. JohnDerksen, organ; First Brass Quintet. IslingtonUnited Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-626-3656. PWYC.• 8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. Musicby Mozart. Mozart: Overture from L’Impersario;Mass in C K317 “The Coronation”; arias performedby winners of the 2011 NYCO MozartVocal Competition. NYCO Symphony Chorus;Oakville Choral Society; Erica Warder, AniaHeinar and Julie Ludwig, soprano; Jeremy Ludwig,baritone; Heidi Jost, mezzo. Centre forthe Arts, St. Michael’s College School, 1515Bathurst St. 416-628-9195. ; (sr);(st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music fromAcross the Middle East Series: InterculturalJourneys. Works by Vivaldi, Um Kulthum andothers. Udi Bar-David, cello; Hanna Khoury,violin; Hafez El Ali Kotain, percussion; YoussefKassab, vocals; George Sawa, qanun; BenyMaissner, cantor; Royal Conservatory students.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic/RotaryClub of North Scarborough. Fantastique!Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No.3 in b; Berlioz:Symphonie Fantastique. Julia Mizroev, violin;Ronald Royer, conductor. Birchmount Park CollegiateInstitute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 416-429-0007 ; (sr); (youth); (concertand reception. 6:30: Ticketed reception.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy.1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Choral Anniversary: Celebrating30 Years. See Mar 29.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Saraste Conducts Brahms 3. See Mar 29.• 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Rest in Peace.Duruflé: Requiem, Four Motets; Josquin: MissaPange lingua. Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor.Saint Thomas’ Anglican Church, 383 Huron St.416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).Sunday April 01• 9:30am and 11:00am: Church of St. MaryMagdalene. Holy Week at St. Mary Magdalene’s:Palm Sunday. Procession and FolkMass (9:30am); Procession and Solemn Mass(11am). 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Religiousservice.• 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles:Stéphane Lemelin, piano and Donna Brown,soprano. Hour-long interactive concert for ages5–15. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. • 2:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 2:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. See Mar 23.• 2:00: Encore Entertainment. Songs in theKey of Stephen. See Mar 31.• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Erika Raum, violinand Dianne Werner, piano. Beethoven: SonataNo.10; Janáček: Sonata for violin and piano;and other works. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 2:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Arts and Events: Spring Awakening I. FeaturingConcert Choir, Concert Band and String Ensemble.Rm.AC223, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769. Free.Mary Lou FallisSOPRANO/COMEDIENNESunday, April 1, 20122:00 pm46 March 1 – April 7, 2012

• 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Mary Lou Fallis, soprano/comedienne.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr);(st).• 2:00: Onstage Productions. Hello, Dolly!See Mar 23.• 2:30: Opera in Concert. Die Freunde vonSalamanka. Schubert (Canadian premiere).Shannon Mercer, soprano (Olivia); JamesMcLean, tenor (Alonso); Michael Ciufo, tenor(Diego); Opera in Concert Chorus, Robert Cooper,conductor; Toronto Chamber Orchestra,Kevin Mallon, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. –. English surtitles. 1:45: Pre-concert backgrounderwith Iain Scott.• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Tea: La Fille du Régiment. Donizetti.Abridged version. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. .• 3:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Nancy White: April Fool.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 3:00: Oakville Ensemble. The Last Words.Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ. Guest:Oakville Literary Alliance. Mary Mother of GodCatholic Church, 2745 North Ridge Trail, Oakville.905-825-9740. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv); (family)/(adv). Also Mar31(St. John’s United Church, Oakville).• 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Stéphane Lemelin,piano and Donna Brown, soprano. Debussy:Preludes Book 1; Fauré: selected nocturnes;songs by Schubert, Mahler and Wolf. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-922-3714 x103. ; (sr/st).• 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Choral Anniversary: Celebrating30 Years. See Mar 29.• 4:00: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Concert Series: Requiem. Fauré: Requiem;and works by Parry, Daley, Holst andHenderson. Amadeus Choir of Toronto; AllSaints’ Choir; Lydia Adams, conductor; ShawnGrenke, organ. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. .• 4:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Chamber Music Competition Finals. Featuringperformers from the Glenn Gould School.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free.• 7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. TheDeath of Jesus. Graun: The Death of Jesus.Senior Choir and Soloists of Knox PresbyterianChurch, with strings and organ, Roger Bergs,conductor. 630 Spadina Ave. 416-921-8993.Freewill offering.• 7:30: Acting Up Stage Company. The Longand Winding Road. Tribute to music and partnershipof Lennon and McCartney. FeaturingThom Allison, Jackie Richardson, MichaelTherriault, Graham Abbey, Sara Farb, KellyHoliff, Jeigh Madjus and others. Reza Jacobs,music director; Elenna Mosoff, stage director.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–; (st/arts worker).• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. MarkhamNew Music Festival. Stravinsky: Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks”; Current: Concertino forflute and strings; Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances;Honegger: Pastoral d’été; R. Strauss: Suitein B-flat Op.4; Southam: Rivers (3rd set) No.4;Rivers (2nd set) No.7; Glass Houses No.5.Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano; Jaye MarshGraham, flute; Kristian Alexander, conductor.Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469.; (sr/st/child). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.Monday April 02• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Instrumental MasterclassConcert. Patricia Wait, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. ;(sr/st).Tuesday April 03• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Primitive Forces.Saariaho: Graal Théâtre; Sherkin: Whirlwave(world premiere). Glenn Gould School NewMusic Ensemble, Brian Current, director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Scarborough.Arts and Events: Spring Awakening II. Featuringthe UTSC Jazz Orchestra. Leigha Lee BrowneTheatre, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769.Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. Chick Corea, soloMarch 1 – April 7, 47

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