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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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jazz piano. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.• 8:00: National Ballet of Canada. 60th AnniversaryConcert of the National Ballet of CanadaOrchestra. Borodin: Polovetsian Dances;Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts); Stravinsky:The Firebird (excerpts); Talbot: Alice’sAdventures in Wonderland (excerpts); and otherworks. David Briskin, conductor; Colm Feore,host. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416 408-0208. and up.Wednesday April 04• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Songs of Brahms and Zemlinsky.Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio,Liz Upchurch, director. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Daniel Norman, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 7:00: Toronto Secondary School MusicTeachers’ Association. 61st Annual “Soundsof Toronto” Concert. Works by Bolden, Mighton,Handel, Lennon/McCartney, Swearingenand others. Featuring two grand finales with1000+ student voices, bands and strings from25 TDSB secondary schools. Massey Hall, 178Victoria St. 416-393-0190 x20085. .• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Holy Week at St. Mary Magdalene’s. Tenebrae.477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Religiousservice.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Kabaret at Koerner:Ute Lemper and the Vogler Quartet. Worksby Weill, Piazzolla, Schulhoff, Piaf and others.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: TDJ Special Projects. Easterween:A 21st Century Tale Set to 19th Century Street-Cabaret Songs. Music by J. Southworth, arrangementsby A. Downing. John Southworth,voice; Andrew Downing, cello; Peter Lutek,clarinet; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; William Carn,trombone; and others. Lower Ossington Theatre,100 Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. .Also Apr 5.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BronfmanPlays Brahms. Bruckner: Symphony No.3;Brahms: Concerto No.2. Yefim Bronfman,piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 4116-593-0688(Chinese). –5. Also Apr 5.A. Concerts in the GTAThursday April 05• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Extase Religieuse. Liszt:Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude; Messiaen:Vingt Regards sur l’énfant Jésus (selections).Christopher Mokrzewski, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 6:00 and 8:30: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Holy Week at St. Mary Magdalene’s.Solemn Liturgy of Maundy Thursday (6pm);Tenebrae (8:30pm). 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Religious service.• 7:30: Opera Belcanto. Tosca. Puccini. DavidBabayants, baritone (Scarpia); HovhannesAyvazyan, tenor (Cavaradossi); Gayané Mangassarian,soprano (Tosca). David Varjabed,artistic director; Sabatino Vacca, conductor.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. –. Also Apr 7.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Beethoven Violin Concerto. E. Denburg:Prelude for Orchestra; Tchaikovsky: Francescada Rimini Op.32; Beethoven: Violin Concerto.James Kruspe, violin; David Briskin, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. ClassicAlbums Live: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts ClubBand. Classic Albums Live ensemble with membersof the orchestra. John Barnum, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or1-888-805-8888. –.Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation & Christ Church Deer ParkPresentThe Good Friday ConcertMusic for a Most Holy DayFriday April 6, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park1570 Yonge Streetat Heath StreetSpecial GuestRoman Borys cello(Gryphon Trio)Matthew Coons organAdmission Free - Donations Welcome• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series: QuatourBozzini. Stravinsky: Three Pieces forString Quartet; Osterle: Alan Turing; Britten:Quartet Op.94 No.3. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Soloists & Choir ofChrist Church Deer ParkEric Robertson music director9sparrowsarts@gmail.com Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50–; (st; accompanying adult pays halfprice); pay-your-age(ages 18–35 plus facilityand handling fee).• 8:00: Synergy/La Plume Moderne. TheFifth Day: A Musical. Music by R.W. Hardy andW. Riley; lyrics by R. Radford. Courtney V.Murias, mezzo (Mother Nature Cruel); LaurelleJade Froese, soprano (Mother Nature Kind);Jeffrey Carl, baritone (The Architect); DanMitton, baritone (Mammoth/Cockerel); Ori Dagan(Red Squirrel); and others; Kerry Stratton,conductor. Gallery 918 Bathurst Centre for theArts, 918 Bathurst St. 613-482-2980. ;0(VIP).• 8:00: TDJ Special Projects. Easterween.See Apr 4.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BronfmanPlays Brahms. See Apr 4.Friday April 06• 10:00am and 12:00 noon and 8:00: Churchof St. Mary Magdalene. Holy Week at St.Mary Magdalene’s: Good Friday. Stations ofthe Cross for Children (10am); Solemn Liturgy(noon); Tenebrae (8pm). 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. Religious service.• 11:00am: Choirs of Royal York Road UnitedChurch. In Concert. Whitbourn: RequiemCanticorum. With cello quartet and sopranosaxophone. 851 Royal York Rd. 416-231-9401.Freewill offering. Religious service.• 4:00: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. The Good FridayConcert: Music for a Most Holy Day. RomanBorys, cello; Matthew Coons, organ; soloistsand choir of Christ Church Deer Park, Eric Robertson,music director. 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.• 7:30: Cantabile Choral of York Region.Good Friday Charity Benefit Concert. Raney: WeRemember Calvary. Robert Richardson, director.Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St. 905-731-8318. Admission by donation. Fundraiserfor selected social services in York Region.• 7:30: Metropolitan United Church. Bach-Fest IV: Mass in B Minor. Metropolitan FestivalChoir and Orchestra, Patricia Wright, conductor;Lesley Bouza, Gisele Kulak, sopranos;Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo; Charles Davidson,tenor; James Baldwin, baritone. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x51. .• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. SacredMusic for a Sacred Space. Vaughan Williams:Mass in g; Martin: Mass for Double Choir; Willan:How they so softly rest; Purcell: Hear myprayer; Nystedt: O Crux; Morales: Parce Mihi.48 March 1 – April 7, 2012

Sacred Musicfor a SacredSpaceGood Friday,April 6, 2012 | 7:30 pmToronto Mendelssohn Choir atSt. Paul’s Basilica83 Power Streetwww.tmchoir.orgNoel Edison, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica,83 Power St. 416-598-0422. ; (sr);Thursday March 01• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon. Barton Woomert, trumpet; BethAnn deSousa, piano. Maureen Forrester RecitalHall, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. Free.• 12:10: University of Guelph. Thursday atNoon Concert Series: Music from Newfoundlandand Labrador. Daniel Payne, fiddle/accordion/mandolin/whistle/wooden flute. MacKinnonBldg., Rm.107 (Goldschmidt Rm.), 50 Stone Rd.E., Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.DRUM! Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Penderecki Quartet and PentaèdreWoodwind Quintet. Rheinberger: Octet; Shostakovich:Nonet version of Quartet No.3 (arr. Barshai);Wagner: Sigfried Idyll. Maureen ForresterHall, 75 University Ave. W., Wilfrid Laurier(under 25).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Pam Hyatt. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).Saturday April 07• 7:30: Opera Belcanto. Tosca. Puccini. SeeApr 5.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Mar 28.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Michael Burgess. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Scaramella. Imagine. Music by Purcelland the Beatles. Paulo Mestre, countertenor;Joelle Morton, viola da gamba; Silvana Scarinci,theorbo; Kirk Elliot, sitar and bouzouki.Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-760-8610. ; (sr); (st).• 9:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. HolyWeek at St. Mary Magdalene’s. Great Vigil ofEaster. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955.Religious service.B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Brantford, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph,Hamilton, Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Orillia,Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Hope, Port Rowan, Sarnia,St. Catharines, WaterlooUniversity, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Friday March 02• 7:00: Art Gallery of Hamilton. Canada Inc.:A World Music Celebration. Wazimbo, LuandaJones, Arlene Bishop, Brian Melo, Tomi Swick,vocals. 123 King St. W., Hamilton. 905-527-6610 x232. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. Viva Voce Choral Series: A Great LakesChoral Fest. Alma College Choir, William Nichols,conductor; Brock University Choirs, HarrisLoewen, conductor. St. Thomas AnglicanChurch, 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. ; (sr/st); (13 andunder).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Music of John Williams. Featuring musicfrom E.T.; Superman; Jurassic Park; IndianaJones; Harry Potter; and all six Star Warsfilms. Michael Krajewski, conductor. CentreIn The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. and up.Also Mar 2(mat and eve).• 8:00: Perimeter Institute. Classical WorldMusic Artists Series. Jordi Savall, viola da gamba.Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, 31 CarolineSt. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ;(st w ID).• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. OperaProduction: Giselle in her bathtub. City workersin love. Rob Herriot, director; Leslie De’Ath,music director. Theatre Auditorium, 75 UniversityAve. W., Waterloo, 519-884-0710 x2150.; (sr/st). Also Mar 3, 4(mat).Saturday March 03• 2:30 and 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Music of John Williams. See Mar 2.• 7:30: Chorus Niagara. No Mortal Business.Bevan: No Mortal Business (world premiere);Beethoven: Mass in C. Guests: Orpheus Choirof Toronto; Geraint Wyn Davies, actor. Cathedralof St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257 or 1-866-617-3257. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Georgian Bay Symphony. BroadwayBabes. Music from Broadway, including Don’tRain on My Parade, Someone to Watch OverMe, Don’t Cry for me Argentina and others.Carol Duronio, vocals; John Barnum, conductor.OSCVI Regional Auditorium, 1550 8th St. E.,Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. –.• 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Cherish the Ladies: Celtic Pops Spectacular.Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton.905-526-7756. –; (under 30);(child).• 7:30: Renaissance Singers. Tango Cancion.Cabaret fundraiser with instrumental ensemble,tango dancers and silent auction. FabianBelmonte, bandoneon; Tim Kauk, baritone. VictoriaPark Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave., Kitchener.519-745-0675. (adv only).• 8:00: Concert Association of Huntsville.Pentaèdre Wind Quintet. Trinity United Church,33 Main St. E., Huntsville. 705-787-1918.; free(12 and under).• 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Remember …Places, people and songs you love. Folk songs,spirituals, Broadway show tunes and cabaretsongs. Alison MacNeill, accompanist; GerardNeufeld, conductor. Harcourt Memorial UnitedChurch, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. 519-763-3000./(if buying 4 or more); (st).• 8:00: Menno Singers. Choral Romantics.Dvořák: Mass in D; Mendelssohn: SechsSprüche (Six Anthems for Double Chorus); alsoworks by Brahms and Rheinberger. St. Peter’sLutheran Church, 49 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-894-5476. ; (st/child).• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. OperaProduction: Giselle in her bathtub. City workersin love. See March 2.Sunday March 04• 2:00: Orillia Vocal Ensemble. FundraisingConcert for The Lighthouse. Guest: Lance Anderson,blues musician. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch, 99 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-689-6370. Freewill donation. Proceeds to TheLighthouse Men’s Shelter and Soup Kitchen.• 2:30: Orchestra Kingston. Shakespeare andFriends. Works by Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohnand Walton. Salvation Army Kingston Citadel,816 Centennial Parkway, Kingston. 613-382-2276. ; (sr/st).• 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. OperaProduction: Giselle in her bathtub. City workersin love. See March 2.• 4:00: Royal Canadian College of OrganistsNorthumberland Centre. A Choral Festival.Featuring performances by the choirs ofTrinity United, Cobourg; St. Peter’s Anglican,Cobourg; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, Cobourg;Trinity United, Peterborough; St. Luke’s Anglican,Peterborough. 284 Division St., Cobourg.905-355-3116. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Arturo Sandoval: A Tribute to My FriendDizzy Gillespie. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .• 7:30: Lindsay Concert Foundation. KawarthaConcerts Series: Basically Bach with LaraSt. John, violin and Marie-Pierre Langlamet,harp. Bach: Sonata in g BWV1020; Sonata in EBWV1016; Saint-Saëns: Fantasie for Violin andHarp Op.124; Debussy: La Fille aux Cheveuxde Lin; Fauré: Sicilienne; and other works.Glenn Crombie Theatre, Fleming College,200 Albert St. S., Lindsay. 705-878-5625./(adv); (youth).Tuesday March 06• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Recital: VoiceStudents. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500 GlenridgeAve., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550x3817. Free.• 5:00: Guelph Connection Concerts.Emma Banfield, violin; Marlena Tureski, cello;Jody Davenport, viola. Dohnanyi: String Trio;Schubert: String Trio. St. George’s AnglicanChurch, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-362-1075. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. David Jalbert, piano. Shostakovich:March 1 – April 7, 49

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