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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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Roxborough Dr. 416-504-1282. 0 and up.See listings section D, “The ETCeteras” underGalas & Fundraisers.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Markham Theatre. Measha Brueggergosman.“I’ve Got A Crush On You” CD releaseconcert, featuring works by Gershwin, Porter,Lerner & Lowe, R. Sexmith, J. Mitchell, L. Feistand others. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. .• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Riverdance. Celebration of Irish music,song and dance. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. and up. Also Apr 20, 21(matand eve).A. Concerts in the GTAFriday April 20• 7:00: Bulgarian Arts Festival. Milena Mollova,piano. Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills,67 Pottery Rd. 416-587-3739. .• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight: The General Store. Bluegrass band.Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’s United Church, 30Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Armide. See Apr 14.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Le Nozze di Figaro.Mozart. Concert performance. Marc Petracchi,bass-baritone (Figaro); Sara Schabas,soprano (Susanna); Andrew Bolton, baritone(Count); Deena Nicklefork, soprano (Countess);Shulammite Chow, mezzo (Cherubino); FrankdeJong, baritone (Bartolo); and others; WilliamShookhoff, music director and piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Russian in Exile.Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat; Prokofiev:Overture on Hebrew Themes; Glinka: GrandSextet; Schnittke: Piano Quintet. AndrewBurashko, piano; Benjamin Bowman and BarryShiffman, violin; Steven Dann, viola; ThomasWiebe, cello; James Campbell, clarinet; JosephPhillips, double bass; Tess Girard, film. EnwaveTheatre, 231 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.–. Also Apr 21.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. APurcellebration. Works by Purcell, performedby the York University Baroque Ensemble. 477Manning Ave. 647-771-2977. PWYC. (SEE ADON PREVIOUS PAGE).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Renée Fleming, soprano.With Harmut Höll, piano. Zemlinsky: FünfLieder; and other works; Schoenberg: JaneGrey Op.12 No.1; Korngold: Sterbelied Op.14No.1; and other works; Duparc: ChansonTriste; and other works; Dutilleux: Deux Sonnetsde Jean Cassou; and other works. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50–9.50.• 8:00: Eggplant Entertainment. An Eveningwith Measha Brueggergosman. “I’ve Got ACrush On You” CD release concert, featuringworks by Gershwin, Porter, Lerner & Lowe, R.Sexmith, J. Mitchell, L. Feist and others. WithAaron Davis, piano; Robert Piltch, guitar; MartyMelanson, bass; John Johnson and ChrisMitchell, woodwinds; Dave Burton, drums.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 426 Bloor St. W. 416-870-8000. .50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Blythwood Winds andPassport Duo. Works by Bach, Rubtsov andNielsen. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Amanda Mabro and MirjanaMilovanovic, vocals. 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Performing Arts York Region. SineNomine Ensemble for Medieval Music: HeavenSounding on Earth – Music of the Spheres. AndreaBudgey, vocals/harp/vielle; Bryan Martin,vocals and lute; Janic Kerkkamp, vocals andflute; Randal Rosenfeld, vielle/gittern/flute/lira de braccio. Thornhill Presbyterian Church,271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-886-7905. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. See Apr 6.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Riverdance. See Apr 19.• 8:00: St. Francis of Paola Foundation. Ascoltala mia voce. Music honouring St. Francisof Paola. Federica Graziani, vocals; DianaDi Mauro, soprano; Michael Nasato, tenor;Deyi Ye, piano; and others. St. David’s Parish,2601 Major Mackenzie Dr., Maple. 905-477-2074. .Saturday April 21• 1:30 and 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.TSYO & TorQ! Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra; TorQ Percussion Quartet; Alain Trudel,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–.• 2:00 and 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Riverdance. See Apr 19.• 4:00: Larkin Singers. Poetry: The Lyrics ofGeorge Herbert. Vaughan Williams: Five MysticalSongs; Larkin: Four Herbert Portraits(world premiere). Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-895-0651. ; (sr);(st).• 7:00: Bulgarian Arts Festival. RossiKirilova. Guests: Kaloyan Kalchev; Bulgarchechildren’s group. Great Hall of the Macedono-Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Cathedral, 237Sackville St. 416-587-3739. .• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffman. See Apr 10.• 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.Spiritus – Music of Fire and Light. Holst: ChoralHymns from the Rig Veda; Sato: Veni SancteSpiritus; Avni: Kyrie Eleison. Ellen Meyer, piano;William O’Meara, organ; chamber orchestra;Kelly Galbraith, conductor. RunnymedeUnited Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. .• 7:30: JPEC (Jazz Performance and EducationCentre). Luciana Souza, vocals, andRomero Lubambo, guitar. Opening act: AmandaTosoff Quartet. George Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.1-855-985-2787. ; (st with ID).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Armide. See Apr 14.• 7:30: Singing Together. A Celebration ofCultural Diversity through Choral Music. CoroItalia L’Aquila; Cro Arte Choral; Joyful Singers;Noor Armenian Children’s Choir; Schola Cantorum;St. Elizabeth Scola Cantorum; TKPCGodStar Children’s Choir. Toronto Korean PresbyterianChurch, 67 Scarsdale Rd. 416-481-8484. .• 7:30: Toronto Chapter of the AmericanHarp Society/HAADD. Heidi Van HoesenThe Toronto Chapter of the American Harp Society& HAADD (Helping Adults with Autism & Developmental Differences)INTRODUCESThe new Toronto Symphony harpistHEIDI VAN HOESEN GORTONWith a special appearance byJUDY LOMANSaturday, April 21, 7:30PMArmour Heights Presbyterian Church105 Wilson Avenue, Toronto Adults ❖ Students/SeniorsTickets by phone at 533-7579 or 781-8206or online at www.haadd.caSponsored by Lyon & Healy Harps44 April 1 – May 7, 2012

Gorton, harp. Guest: Judy Loman, harp. ArmourHeights Presbyterian Church, 105 Wilson Ave.416-533-7579. ; (sr/st). Proceeds toHAADD (Helping Adults with Autism and DevelopmentalDisorders).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. NationalArts Centre Orchestra. Hétu: AntinomieOp.23; Telemann: Concerto in G for Viola andOrchestra; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.6in B-flat BWV1051; Schubert: Symphony No.3.Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and viola. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. The Laws. St.Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.416-264-2235. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Russian in Exile.See Apr 20.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Nikki Yanofsky, jazz vocals.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers/AmadeusChoir/Roberta Bondar Foundation/OntarioScience Centre. Music of the Spheres: A Fusionof Music, Art and Science. Celebrating the20th anniversary of Roberta Bondar’s flight inspace. L. Adams: Light in the Darkness – TheEarth Sings (text by Bondar); Jestadt: And Yetit Moves. Lydia Adams, conductor. Guests:Roberta Bondar, speaker; Shawn Grenke, piano.Proctor & Gamble Great Hall, Ontario ScienceCentre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416-446-0188.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Irish Choral Society of Canada. TheJourney: An Immigrant Story Presented in Storyand Song. Sinéad Sugrue, director; with PetyaStavreva, piano; Shannon Quinn, fiddle; LeonTaheny, bodhran; Barbara Taylor, recitation.Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith ParkDr. 416-759-2124. ; (sr/st); (child).• 8:00: Reynold Nathaniel Presents. HeartStrings: The Musical. See Apr 6.• 8:00: Ritmo Flamenco Dance and MusicEnsemble. Vida Flamenca. Roger Scannura, flamencoguitar and composer; Anjelica Scannura,lead dancer and choreographer. Al Green Theatre,750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0./(adv).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Gil ShahamPlays Bach. Bach: solo works for violin. Gil Shaham,violin. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.Sunday April 22• 1:00: Harbourfront Centre/JeunessesMusicales of Canada. Music with Bite: TorQPercussion Quartet. Interactive show for children.York Quay Centre, 235 Queen’s QuayW.416-973-4000. Free.• 2:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 2:00: Eybler Quartet. Hey, I’m Mozart, Too!Works by Mozart, J.M. Kraus, J.C. Arriaga andJ. Bologne (Saint-George). Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-463-2154. ; (sr);(st/arts worker).• 2:00: JaneAustinDancing. Tender andImpassioned: Rarely Performed Songs andChamber Pieces from Jane Austin’s PersonalCollection. Kotzwara: Battle of Prague;works by Strekel, Pleyel, Storace, Hook andothers. Barbara Ackerman, flute; StephenFuller, violin; Laura Jones, cello; Dorothy deVal, piano; Susanna McCleary, vocals. Montgomery’sInn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-394-8113. /(adv, before Apr 6); (sr/st)/(adv, before Apr 6). Includes tea and atour of Montgomery’s Inn.• 2:00: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds. Ballet,Broadway and the Big Screen. Music fromStar Wars, West Side Story, Phantom of theOpera; Stravinsky: Firebird Suite; Debussy:Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Raum:Sherwood Legend for French horn and windensemble (world premiere); and other works.Andrew Chung, conductor; guest (artist-inresidence):Christopher Gongos, French horn.Sun. 22nd April at 4 p.m.Choral Evensongplus St. George’s Tea andBEST IN CLASSSt. Olave’s Arts Guild and Consortmark this Olympic year withdrama, comedy and music aboutthe competitive worlds of sport andlearning…from Shakespeare, Dickensand Leacock to Chariots of Fire.St. Olave’s ChurchBloor and Windermere416-769-5686Ballet, Broadwayand the Big ScreenArtist in Residence SponsorAndrew Chung,Music Directorfeaturing Artist in ResidenceChristopher Gongos, French HornElizabeth Raum’s Sherwood LegendSunday, April 22, 2012 at 2 pmRichmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts10268 Yonge Street, Richmond HillHighlights include music from Phantom,West Side Story, Prelude to the Afternoonof a Faun and The Firebird Suite.Pre-concert chat with Elizabeth Raumand Christopher Gongos at 1:15 pm.Tickets: reg., stu/sr905-787-8811 or order online at www.rhcentre.cawww.silverthornsymphonicwinds.caApril 1 – May 7, 45

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