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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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  • April
  • Toronto
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  • Jazz
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A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTAThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the currentissue, there are listings for events in Alliston, Barrie,Brantford, Cambridge, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Huntsville,Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Niagara-on-the-Lake, OwenSound, Peterborough, Port Hope, Port Rowan, St. Catharines, Stratfordand Waterloo. Starts on page 54.C.In the CluBS (MOSTly JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 56.D.The ETcETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses,workshops, singalongs and other music-related events(except performances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 60.A general word of cautiON A phone number is provided withevery listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; artistsor venues may change after listings are published. Please checkbefore you go out to a concert.How to LiST Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADliNE The next issue covers the period from May 1,2012, to June 7, 2012. All listings must be received by 6pm SundayApril 15.ListiNGS can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27for further information.liSTiNGS zone map Visit our website to see a detailed version ofthis map: www.thewholenote.com.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.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. –. Also Apr 3–7, 10–14, 15(mat).• 2:00: City Centre Musical Productions.The Drowsy Chaperone. Music and Lyrics byLambert and Morrison; book by Martin andMcKellar. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 MontevideoRd., Mississauga. 905-615-4720 x2588..00; .00(sr/st). Final performance.• 2:00: Encore Entertainment. Songs in theKey of Stephen. Tribute to the legacy of StephenSchwartz and Stephen Sondheim. WithSarah 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.• 2:00: Onstage Productions. Hello, Dolly!Music and lyrics by Herman. J.T.M. Guest Theatre,Bayview Glen Upper School, 85 MoatfieldDr. 416-556-9552. ; (sr); (st). Finalperformance.• 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.• 2:00: Varley Art Gallery. The Varley Suite:Concert and Exhibition Tour. Bartók: Rhapsodyfor Violin and Piano No.1; Chatman: VarleySuite for Solo Violin (inspired by 6 paintings byFrederick Varley). Laura D’Angelo, violin; EmilyChiang, piano. 216 Main St., Unionville. 905-477-9511. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Mary Lou Fallis, soprano/comedienne.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr);(st).• 2:30: Musideum. Iven Simonetti, hang. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. PWYC.• 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,GeorgianBayLakeHuron672 15Lake Erie83 4City of TorontoLake Ontario36 thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2012

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 Division). Opera Tea: La Fille duRégiment. Donizetti. Abridged version. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’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).• 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. 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).• 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. .• 4:00: Bharati Kala Manram. 40th AnnualThyagaraja Music Festival: Carnatic Vocal Concert.P. Unnikrishnan, vocals; Embar Kannan, violin;Anand Anathakrishnan, mridangam. SVBFAuditorium, 84 Brydon Dr., Etobicoke. 905-956-0102. ; (st).• 4:00: Victoria Scholars. Tenebrae. Ronan:Tenebrae. Our Lady of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St.W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 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. SeniorChoir 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, Kelly Holiff,Jeigh Madjus and others. Reza Jacobs, musicdirector; 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: Concertinofor flute and strings; R. Strauss: Suite in B-flatOp.4; Southam: Rivers (3rd set) No.4; Rivers(2nd set) No.7; Glass Houses No.5; works byBartók and Honegger: Pastoral d’été; . ChristinaPetrowska Quilico, piano; Jaye Marsh Graham,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 EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.; (sr/st).• 6:00: Musideum. Adam Hay, percussion, andBartosz Hadala, piano. Live CD recording, nightone. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .345 Sorauren Avenue[Dundas/Roncesvalles]■ David Buchbinder,Dave Restivo, BillGilliam, CharlieRingas, MichelangeloIaffaldano,Musicworks, EveEgoyan, BlythwoodWinds, Passport Duo,King Creosote,Michael Johnston,David Schotzko,Jacques Israelivitch,ChristopherMokrzewski, ErikaCrino, EwaDownarowicz, JoseLopez, Laura Wilcox,LUSH Cello Quartet■ for monthlyperformances go towww.gallery345.com/performances■ 416.822.9781 forreservationsModern, Classical, Jazz,Folk, World, RentalsTuesday April 03• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Primitive Forces. Saariaho:Graal Théâtre; Sherkin: Whirlwave (worldpremiere). Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble,Brian Current, director. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 6:00: Musideum. Adam Hay, percussion,and Bartosz Hadala, piano. Live CD recording,night two. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Scarborough.Arts and Events: Spring Awakening II. Featuringthe UTSC Jazz Orchestra. Leigha LeeBrowne Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769. Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Apr 1.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. Chick Corea, solojazz 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 BradshawApril 1 – May 7, 2012thewholenote.com 37

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