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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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  • April
  • Toronto
  • Arts
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
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A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTAYour Step: Annual Spring Concert. Emily Summers,director. On the Park Centennial Ballroom,1095 Leslie St. 416-439-3542. ;free(12 and under).Tuesday May 01• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Maidenflowers: An Afternoon ofStrauss. Erin Wall, soprano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Giles Bryant, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sci-Fi Spectacular. Themes and suites from StarTrek, Star Wars, E.T., Avatar, Close Encountersof the Third Kind, The Day the EarthStood Still and others. Kristen Plumley, soprano;Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus;Jack Everly conductor; George Takei, host.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –9.Also May 2(mat and eve).Wednesday May 02• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Alison Clark, organ. 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Sharon L. Beckstead, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sci-Fi Spectacular. See May 1.• 7:00: Tafelmusik. Bach and the Violin. Bach:Violin Concerto in E BWV1042; BrandenburgConcerto No. 4 BWV1049; Vivaldi: Concertofor Violin in A from La Cetra; Telemann: Concertofor 3 Violins in F from Musique de tableII; Concerto for Flute and Recorder in e. Guest:Rachel Podger, director and violin. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337.–; –(sr); –(30 and under)Also May 3, 4, 5, 6(mat).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi.See Apr 26.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Musideum. Mike Evan, singer-songwriter.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..SOUNDSTREAMS 11/12 CONCERT SERIESTHE GISMONTISFriday, May 4, 2012 at 8pmKoerner Hall in the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning,273 Bloor St. WestEgberto Gismonti (composer/piano/guitar), Alexandre Gismonti (guitar),and jazz flutist Jane Bunnett (Canada) perform a seamless blend of classical,jazz, and Brazilian popular music.Single tickets starting at // Under 35 & Artists For tickets call 416.408.0208 or visit www.rcmusic.caWWW.SOUNDSTREAMS.CA50 April 1 – May 7, 2012

• 8:00: Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts. Haiou Zheng, piano. 10268Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905 -787-8811.; (sr/st).Thursday May 03• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The Grain of the Voice. Motets byMonteverdi and Gesualdo; traditional Georgianmusic; new work by K. Mallon. Darbazi, Georgianchoir; Aradia Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, conductor.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Kathleen Long, cello; Younggun Kim,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. David Simon, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Talesof Hoffman. See Apr 10.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Layla Claire, soprano. Works byBritten, Canteloube, Strauss and Golijov. StevenPhilcox, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Rose Cousins, singer-songwriter.We Have Made A Spark: CD Release Tour. TheRivoli, 334 Queen St. W. 416-596-1908. .• 8:00: Show One Productions. Moscow Soloists20th Anniversary Tour. Schubert: Quartetin d “Death and the Maiden” (arr. Mahler);Brahms: Quintet in b for Viola and Strings (arr.for small orchestra); Haydn: Cello ConcertoNo.1 in C; Tchaikovsky: Nocturne in d for Celloand Orchestra. Moscow Soloists ChamberOrchestra, Yuri Bashmet, conductor and viola;guest: Mischa Maisky, cello. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. –5.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach and the Violin. SeeMay 2.Friday May 04• 7:30: Church of St. Simon-the-Apostle.On Wings of Song. Cantata arias, lieder, cabaretshow tunes and instrumental concerti,performed by students of Scott Paterson’s RecorderStudio and St. Simon’s Choir. 525 BloorSt. E. 416-923-8714. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: St. James Cathedral. Last Night ofthe Proms. Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada;Cathedral Choir of St. James; St. JamesParish Choir; Cathedral Children’s Choir; GilesBryant, emcee. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865.–.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre. Oil and Water. See Apr 18.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Jacques Israelievitch, violin;Christopher Mokrezewski, piano. Works byJanáček, Messiaen, Stravinsky, Schoenberg,Pärt and Adams. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Soundstreams. The Gismontis. Worksby E. Gismonti, Villa-Lobos and Buhr (worldpremiere). Egberto Gismonti, composer/piano/guitar; Alexandre Gismonti, guitar; Bianca Gismontiand Claudia Castelo Branco, piano duo;Jane Bunnett, flute. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. –; (under35/artist).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach and the Violin. SeeMay 2.• 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. Sanctus.Fauré: Requiem; Carrillo: Missa sine nomine.Guests: Mark Ruhnke, baritone; ChristopherDawes, organ; choirs from Swansea PublicSchool. Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. /(adv); free (child).Saturday May 05• 2:00 and 8:00: Mississauga FestivalChoir. Coast to Coast to Coast. Sacred, contemporaryclassics, First Nations and folk musicfrom every region of Canada. RBC Theatre,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr. 905-306-6660. ; (sr/st); (child).COASTTO COASTTO COASTMississauga Festival Choir presents a joyfulcelebration of Canada featuring everything fromtraditional sacred to contemporary classics,music from our First Nations and traditionalfolk songs from every regionThe RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre4141 Living Arts Centre Drive, Mississauga · 2 & 8 pmTickets: Adults: Students/Seniors: Children under 12: Box Office: 905-306-6000or www.livingartscentre.ca05.05.12April 1 – May 7, 51

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