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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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Amphitheatre, Four

Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Hart House Music Committee.Adam Piotr Żukiewicz, piano. Haydn: Sonatain D HobXVI:33; Liszt: Sonata in b; Scriabin:Valse Op.38; Bizet: Carmen Fantasy (arr.Horowitz). Hart House Music Room, 7 HartHouse Circle. 416-978-2452. 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. .• 7:30: Iron Strings Quartet. Iron StringsPlays Borodin. Grieg: String Quartet No.1 in gOp.27; Haydn: String Quartet No.27 in D Op.20No.4; Borodin: String Quartet No.1 in A. HarunaMonri, violin; Sal Alberti, violin; Jack Chao,viola; Lynn Wei, cello. Hart House Music Room,7 Hart House Circle. 647-968-3035. suggesteddonation.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Apr 1.• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Holy Week at St. Mary Magdalene’s. Tenebrae.477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Religiousservice.• 8:00: Musideum. Mike Evin, singer-songwriter.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Kabaret atA. Concerts in the GTAKoerner! Ute Lemper and the Vogler Quartet.Works by Weill, Piazzolla, Schulhoff, Piaf andothers. 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 416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. Also Apr 5.Thursday 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.David Babayants, baritone (Scarpia); HovhannesAyvazyan, tenor (Cavaradossi);Gayané Mangassarian, soprano (Tosca). DavidVarjabed, artistic director; Sabatino Vacca,conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill.905-787-8811. –. Also Apr 7.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T Symphony Orchestra: BeethovenViolin Concerto. E. Denburg: Prelude for Orchestra;Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini Op.32;Beethoven: Violin Concerto. James Kruspe, violin;David Briskin, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Apr 1.• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. Classic AlbumsLive: 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. –.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series: QuatuorBozzini. Stravinsky: Three Pieces for StringQuartet; Oesterle: Alan Turing; Britten: QuartetOp.94 No.3. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence 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 facility and handling fee).• 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: Humbercrest United Church.Good Friday Liturgy. Franck: Solemn Mass in A.Erica Warder, soprano; Christian Farahat, tenor;Joshua Whelan, baritone; Marie Gelinas,cello; Janice Lindskoog, harp; Doreen Porter,organ; and choir; Melvin Hurst, conductor. 16Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122. Freewill offering.Religious Service.• 11:00am: Royal York Road United Church.Choirs of Royal York Road with Cello Quartetand Soprano Saxophone. Whitbourn: RequiemCanticorum. 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. MatthewCoons, organ; soloists and choir of Christwww.sorrows.ca416-231-6016Pastor:Rev. Fr. Nino Cavoto3055 Bloor Street West, justwest of Royal York RoadFree Lunchtime OrganConcert SeriesWednesdays 12:15 – 1:00April 4Daniel NormanMusic and Artistic DirectorGordon D. MansellApril 11 April 18Paul Jessen Sherman HesselgraveApril 25 May 2Simon Walker Alison ClarkOne of the most stunning Baroqueinstruments in the worldNine 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 WelcomeSoloists & Choir ofChrist Church Deer ParkEric Robertson music director9sparrowsarts@gmail.com April 1 – May 7, 2012

Church Deer Park, Eric Robertson, music director;guest: Roman Borys, cello. 1570 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free.• 7:30: Cantabile Choral of York Region.Good Friday Charity Benefit Concert. Raney:We Remember Calvary. Robert Richardson, director.Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St.,Thornhill. 905-731-8318. Admission by donation.Fundraiser for selected social services inYork 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 Beach Chorale. BeautyVoiced – Music for Light, Hope and Peace. Fauré:Requiem; and other works. Mervin Fick,conductor. Kingston Road United Church, 975Kingston Rd. 416-778-0949 x2. ; (under18).Sacred Musicfor a SacredSpaceGood Friday,April 6, 2012 | 7:30 pmToronto Mendelssohn Choir atSt. Paul’s Basilica83 Power• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. SacredMusic for a Sacred Place. Vaughan Williams:Mass in g; Martin: Mass for Double Choir; Willan:How they so softly rest; Purcell: Hear myprayer; Morales: Parce Mihi. John Johnson,saxophone; Matthew Otto, associate conductor;Noel Edison, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica,83 Power St. 416-598-0422. ; (sr);(VoxTix – 25 and under).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Apr 1.• 8:00: Batuki Music Society. Malian GriotSountougoumba Diarra. NOW Lounge, 189Church St. 416-364-1301. .• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Pam Hyatt. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. Musical set in Ireland inthe early 20th century. Written and directed byReynold Nathaniel. The Annex Live, 296 BrunswickAve. 416-929-3999. /(adv). AlsoApr 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28.• 8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective.Unusual Spectrums. Works by Catlin-Smith,Cage, Takemitsu, Adams, Storring, Giles andothers. Placebo Space, 1409A Bloor St. W.647-456-7597. . Donation to local foodbank also accepted.Saturday April 07• 7:30: Opera Belcanto. Tosca. Puccini. SeeApr 5.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. I Love You Because.See Apr 1.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Michael Burgess. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. See Apr 6.• 8:00: Scaramella. Imagine. Music by Purcelland the Beatles. Paulo Mestre, countertenor;Joëlle 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. Religiousservice.Sunday April 08• 9:15am and 11:15am: Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church. Music for Easter. Choir withthe Trillium Brass. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1181 x250. Freewill offering. Religious service.• 9:30am and 11:00am: Church of St. MaryMagdalene. Holy Week at St. Mary Magdalene’s:Easter Day. Procession and FolkMass (9:30am); Procession and Solemn MassVIVA! YOUTH SINGERS OF TORONTOPRESENTSA GALA EVENING WITHADRIANNEPIECZONKASTEPHEN RALLS, PIANISTTON BEAU STRING QUARTETSyrinx Sunday SalonsIshay ShaerpianoBeethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op. 126Eleven Bagatelles, Op. 119Chopin: Twelve Etudes, Op. 25Harry Somers: Piano Sonata No. 1Sunday April 8, 2012 3pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AveHOST IAIN SCOTTOF OPERA-ISAPRIL 11 TH , 20126:00 PM, ST. LAWRENCE HALL5/TICKET416-788-8482INFO@VIVAYOUTHSINGERS.COMTickets Students info: 416-654-0877 www.syrinxconcerts.orgApril 1 – May 7, 39

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