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Volume 17 Issue 8 - May 2012

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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 Baden, Barrie,Bayfield, Bobcaygeon, Bolton, Brantford, Cobourg, Collingwood, Elora,Erin, Goderich, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London,Midland, Mindemoya, New Hamburg, Niagara on-the-Lake, Owen Sound,Paris, Parry Sound, Peterborough, Port Hope, Simcoe, St. Catharines,Stratford, Waterloo and Whitby. Starts on page 46.C.In the CluBS (MoSTLy Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 49.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 54.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 June 1,2012, to July 7, 2012. All listings must be received by 6pm TuesdayMay 15.LISTIngs can be sent by e-mail to 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: 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. Written by R.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 May 2–5; 6(mat).• 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 Earth Stood Stilland others. Kristen Plumley, soprano; EtobicokeSchool of the Arts Chorus; Jack Everlyconductor; George Takei, host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –9. Also May2(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: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sci-FiSpectacular. 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.345 Sorauren Avenue[Dundas/Roncesvalles]■ JacquesIsraelievitch,Christina PetrowksaQuilico, WinonaZelenka, MikeDownes Big Band,David Amram, LesAllt, RobertoOcchipinti, CarsonBecke, NathanielAnderson-Frank, AnEvening of RussianOpera, Array Music,Eve Egoyan, TrioConcertante, TheThin Edge, LucianeCardassi, DavidSchotzko■ for monthlyperformances go■ 416.822.9781 forreservationsModern, Classical, Jazz,Folk, World, RentalsGeorgianBayLakeHuron672 15Lake Erie83 4City of TorontoLake Ontario30 May 1 – June 7, 2012

Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337.–; –(sr); –(30 andunder) Also May 3, 4, 5, 6(mat).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DoubleBill: A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi. Zemlinksy:A Florentine Tragedy; Puccini: GianniSchicchi. Alan Held, bass (Simone, GianniSchicchi); Gun-Brit Barkmin, soprano (Bianca,Nella); Michael König, tenor (Guido Bardi); SimoneOsborne, soprano (Laurette); RenéBarbera, tenor (Rinuccio); Catherine Malfitano,stage director; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –8.Also May 5, 12(mat), 15, 18, 20(mat), 25.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre.oil and water. See May 1.• 8:00: Musideum. Yvette Tollar, vocals, andDominic Mancuso, guitar. 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts. Haiou Zheng, piano. 10268Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905 -787-8811. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sci-FiSpectacular. See May 1.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 Hoffmann. Offenbach. Russell Thomas,tenor (Hoffmann – May 6, 14); David Pomeroy,tenor (Hoffmann – May 3, 8); Lauren Segal,mezzo (The Muse, Nicklausse); Andriana Chuchman,soprano (Olympia); Erin Wall, soprano(Antonia); Keri Alkema, soprano (Giulietta); LeeBlakeley, stage director; Johannes Debus, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –8. Also May 6(mat), 8, 14.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre.oil and water. See May 1.• 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. 877-384-9669 or416-596-1908. .• 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: Alexander Singers and Players. Manof La Mancha. Music by M. Leigh, lyrics by J.Darion, book by D. Wasserman. York Woods LibraryTheatre, 1785 Finch Ave. W. 416-324-1259. ; (sr/st). Also May 5, 6(mat), 10,11, 12, 13(mat).• 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 Nightof the Proms. Band of the Royal Regiment ofCanada; Cathedral Choir of St. James; St.James Parish Choir; Cathedral Children’s Choir;Giles Bryant, emcee. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. –.• 8:00: Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland/Factory Theatre.oil and water. See May 1.• 8:00: County Town Singers. Festival Fever.Featuring Canadian songs from coast to coast.Hope Fellowship Church, 1685 Bloor St., Courtice.905-725-1499. ; (sr/st). (under12). Also May 5.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Jacques Israelievitch,violin, Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano,and Winona Zelenka, cello. Mozart: Trio in C;Kodály: Duo for violin and cello; also works byMorawetz, Rolfe, Kulesha. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Rachmaninoff Vespers & RenaissanceMotets. Alla Ossipova, alto; Stanislav Vitort,tenor; guest: Bach Elgar Choir. ClearViewChristian Reformed Church, 2300 SheridanGarden Blvd., Oakville. 905-399-9732. ;(st/child). Also May 5.• 8:00: O’Hara House Concerts. Key Corbettat O’Hara House Concerts. Selections from thenew CD “Son of a Rudderless Boat.” Key Corbett,guitar, vocals. O’Hara House Concerts, 28O’Hara Ave. 416-514-4703. .• 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.The RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre4141 Living Arts Centre Drive, Mississauga · 2 & 8 pm• 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Songsof Our Century: 10th Anniversary. Music celebratingculture of Russian songwriter movementof 70s, 80s and early 90s. With GalinaHomchik, Konstantin Tarasov, AlexandreMirzayan, Mischuki family and others. GeorgeFRENCH IMPRESSIONSSoirées with Debussy, Ravel & PoulencSunday May 27, 3:00 PMRick Phillips, hostWith:Ronée Boyce, pianoLaura Chambers, fluteRamona Carmelly, mezzo sopranoDerek Kwan, tenorLiza McLellan, celloEve Rachel McLeod, sopranoSharon Denise Van Es, ballerinaand introducing:Sarah Velasco, violinTORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS5040 Yonge Street(416)250-3708, , (stu).www.ticketmaster.caMississauga Festival Choir presents a joyfulcelebration of Canada featuring everything fromtraditional sacred to contemporary classics,music from our First Nations and traditionalfolk songs from every regionCOASTTickets: Adults: TO Students/Seniors: COASTChildren under 12: TO COAST Box Office: 905-306-6000or www.livingartscentre.caTO COAST05.05.12Artwork: Tatiana CifuentesMay 1 – June 7, 31

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