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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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Reintamm and Tiiu Haamer, pianos. St. Timothy’sAnglican Church, 4125 Sheppard Ave. E.,Scarborough. 416-879-5566. .• 8:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga.Mozart and More Great Hall Series.Mozart: String Quartet K465 “Dissonance”;Abigana: String Quartet No.2; Mendelssohn:String Quartet No.2 Op.13. Afiara String Quartet,featuring Adrian Fung, cello. The GreatHall, Unitarian Congregation of Mississauga,84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr); (st); (family, 2adults and 2 children).ENSEMBLE VIVANTin CONCERTLATIN ROMANCEPiazzolla, Romero, Nazareth,Guarnieri and othersSaturday, April 14, 8pmGlenn Gould Studio• 8:00: Ensemble Vivant. Latin Romance. Musicby Piazzolla, Romero, Nazareth, Guarnieriand others. Catherine Wilson, piano; EricaBeston, violin; Sybil Shanahan, cello; NormanHathaway, violin and viola; Dave Young, bass.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .• 8:00: Gallery 345. Leap in the Dark. Improvisationswith spoken word using the poetry ofLarkin, Brautigan, D. Thomas, Beckett, Nerudaand others. Bill Gilliam, prepared piano; CharlieRingas, percussion; guest: MichaelangeloIaffaldano, various instruments. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Canadian Staff Band of the SalvationArmy. Patrick Sheridan, tuba; John Lam,bandmaster. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ; festivalpass: ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Healy Willan Singers. Women andSongs II. Choral music for women’s ensembleby women composers and poets. Ron KaMing Cheung, conductor; John Stephenson,accompaniment. Church of St. Martin in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Mississauga Blues and Roots Association/WeeDanMusic. MonkeyJunk. Bluesband. Riverview Room, Royal Canadian Legion,35 Front St. S., Mississauga. 905-271-8998. .• 8:00: Musideum. Ros Kindler, jazz vocals.Mark Kieswetter, piano; Ross MacIntyre, bass.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. InspiredGenius. Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3; Brahms:A. Concerts in the GTASymphony No.2. Mauro Bertoli, piano. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784.; (sr); (st/child). Also Apr 15(mat).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. See Apr 6.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Year of GreatSax Series: Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo.Joshua Redman, saxophone; Brad Mehldau, piano.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: St. Andrew’s Church. Life and MusicSeries: Annex Quartet and Peter Longworth, piano.Brahms: Piano Quintet in f; Bach: Chaconnefor solo violin. 73 Simcoe St. 647-520-9644.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky& Verdi. See Apr 11.• 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. NorthernImages. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture;Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Dvořák: SymphonyNo.6. Maggie Ho, piano; guest: Rafael Luz,conductor. Trinity Anglican Church, 79 VictoriaSt., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr);(st). Also Apr 15 (Richmond Hill).• 8:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.The Nylons. Featuring the SING! YouTubecompetition winners. Harbourfront Centre,Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .Sunday April 15• 11:00am: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.World Music Concert: Darbazi GeorgianChoir and Lachan Jewish Chamber Choir.Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles:Afiara String Quartet. Hour-long interactiveconcert for children, featuring hip hop, rap andworks by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bartókand Berg. With David Hetherington, cello. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-922-3714 x103. .• 1:30: Volunteer Committee of the McMichaelGallery of Canadian Art. Mark UcciJazz Ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Vaughan.905-893-1121. ; (sr/st); (family).• 2:00: Home Music Club. An Afternoon ofChamber Music. Briton House, 720 MountPleasant Rd. 416-316-2570. Free.• 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. InspiredGenius. See Apr 14.• 2:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Elmer Iseler Singers featuring High Park Choirsof Toronto; Allegria Choir. Harbourfront Centre,Enwave Theatre, 231 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking: Musicians in Ordinary. One-hourprogram of historical performance. Hallie Fishel,soprano; John Edwards, lute. St. David’sAnglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. Admission by donation.• 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Dreaming of the Master. Gilliland:Dream of the Master for Trumpet and BrassBand. Jens Lindemann, trumpet; guest: PatrickSheridan, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ;(sr); (st); festival pass: ; (sr);(st).• 3:00: Kingsway Baptist Church. AnnualBenefit Concert – Community of Faith. Contemporarysacred music. Kingsway Baptist Choir;Chapel Singers (St.Catherines); Joyce Rempel,conductor. 41 Birchview Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-0812. . In support of Stonegate CommunityEcumenical Ministry.• 3:00: Opera Atelier. Armide. See Apr 14.• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Sax D’Or. Glazunov:Saxophone Concerto in E-flat; Yoshimatsu:Saxophone Concerto “Albireo mode”; Holst:selection from The Planets; Ravel: La Valse.Wallace Halladay, saxophone. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr);(under 18).• 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Afiara StringQuartet. Kuzmenko: Rhapsody for String Quartet(world premiere); Dvořák: String QuartetNo.13 in G Op.106; Schubert: String Quintet inC. With David Hetherington, cello. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (sr/st).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Peter Togni Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.Religious service.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Tribute to Clifford Brown. Steve McDade,trumpet; and others tba. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome.• 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Karolina Kubalek,piano. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in b-flat;Haydn: Sonata in E-flat; Rachmaninoff: ThreePreludes.St. Wenceslaus Church, 496 GladstoneAve. 416-234-0264. .• 7:00: Cathy Robinson/Algirdas Kynas.Mozart to Broadway. Cathy Robinson, soprano;Algirdas Kynas, bass; Mila Filatova, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-847-8908. .• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Kabaret at Koerner!Adi Braun and Trio Present “Noir.” Concertof music from film noir era, including songsmade famous by Marlene Dietrich, Doris Dayand Ruth Etting. With Jordan Klapman, piano;George Koller, bass; Daniel Barnes, drums. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..50.• 7:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.The Swingle Singers featuring Countermeasure.Harbourfront Centre, Enwave Theatre, 231Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. .• 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. NorthernImages. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture;Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Dvořák: SymphonyNo.6. Maggie Ho, piano; guest: Rafael Luz,conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill.416-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). Also Apr14 (Aurora).Monday April 16• 2:00: Toronto Public Library NorthernDistrict. Catherine Sulem Trio. Chamber music.40 Orchard View Blvd., Rm. 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Musicians fromMarlboro. Ensemble from the Marlboro MusicFestival. Works by Haydn, Mendelssohn andShostakovich. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Bobby McFerrin, vocals. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company.One Night Only: An Evening of Song andLaughter. Fundraiser featuring performancesby Canadian musical theatre performers. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E., 416-366-7723. –0. See listings section D, “The ETCeteras”under Galas & Fundraisers.Tuesday April 17• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Spotlight on Young Artists.Winners of 2011 Canadian Music Competitionperform. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Matthew Whitfield, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Fly Meto the Moon: Annual Fundraiser. Lauren Margison,jazz vocals; and more. Atelier RosemarieUmetsu, 198A Davenport Rd. 416-901-6279.0. See listings section D, “The ETCeteras”42 April 1 – May 7, 2012

under Galas & Fundraisers.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Armide. See Apr 14.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Chilly Gonzales, piano andspoken word. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Manhattan Transfer. 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801.–.• 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music.Muse of Fire: William Shakespeare in Words andMusic. Blake: Shakespeare Songs; Coulthard:Three Sonnets; Stravinsky: Three ShakespeareSongs; Rapoport: Shakespeare’s Aviary; M.Richards: That Time of the Year. Guests: NorineBurgess, mezzo; members of GroundlingTheatre Company, Graham Abbey, director.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800 or 416-978-8849. ; (sr);(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. Also Apr 18.Wednesday April 18• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Sherman Hesselgrave, organ.3055 Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Thomas Fitches, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 6:30: Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts. Harps on the Hill Festival. Caravassalis:Illuminatum (world premiere); andworks by Bach, Debussy, Lecuona, Ravel andSalzedo. Andrew T.O. Chan and Erica Goodman,harps; members of Forte Men’s Chorus;Paul Anthony Williamson, tenor; GeorgiaLeung, dancer. 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffman. See Apr 10.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Armide. See Apr 14.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. Written byR. Chafe; music written and arranged by A.Craig. Ryan Allen (Phillips); Neema Bickersteth(Adeline); Petrina Bromley (Violet); Clint Butler(Bergeron); Starr Domingue (Vonzia); and others.Jillian Keiley, stage director; Kellie Walsh,music director. Mainspace, Factory Theatre,125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971. –.Also Apr 19–21; 22(mat); 24–28; 29(mat);May 1–5; 6(mat).• 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Jazz big band.171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469 or1-866-768-8801. –.• 8:00: Musideum. Robi Botos, jazz piano. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. André Wattsplays Liszt. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.3;Rhapsody No.13; and other works. AndréWatts, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music.Muse of Fire: William Shakespeare in Words andMusic. See Apr 17.Thursday April 19• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Histoire d’amour. BoucharDansedance company: Brendan Wyatt, SylvieBouchard, Adam Paolozza, dancers. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring performancestudents from the University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Sarah Svendsen, organ. 56 Queen St.E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Musicworks. Benefit Concert for Musicworks.Eve Egoyan, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. 0. See listings sectionD, “The ETCeteras” under Galas & Fundraisers.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool’s New Music Ensemble. Brian Current,host and director. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 7:30: Soundstreams. Soundstreams Celebrates30: Spring Fundraiser. Shannon Mercer,soprano; Serouj Kradjan, piano; SanyaEng, harp; and others. Integral House, 194Museof Firewilliam Shakespearein words and musicNorine Burgess, mezzo sopranoMembers of the GroundlingTheatre Company, actors/readersTalisker Players, strings, winds, pianoApril 17 & 18, 2012 | 8 pmTrinity St. Paul’s CentreTickets: | | 416-978-8849 | uofttix.cawww.taliskerplayers.caApril 1 – May 7, 43

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