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Volume 17 Issue 8 - May 2012

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• 3:00: Weston Silver

• 3:00: Weston Silver Band. 90th AnniversaryCelebration. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr) (st).Includes display of photos, memorabilia, uniformsand other items.• 3:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. SpringConcert 2012. Michele Jacot, conductor. St.Michael and All Angels Church, 611 St. ClairAve. W. 416-763-4059. ; (sr); (st/child).• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven: Eroica. SeeMay 24.• 4:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Orpheus in the Underworld (Excerpts).Senior Divisions. First Unitarian Congregation,175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467. ;(sr/st); (under 6).• 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. PolkaVespers. Walter Ostanek, accordion. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Brian Dickinson Trio. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome.• 7:00: College Street United Church. JazzVespers. Marilyn Lerner, piano. 454 College St.416-929-3019. Freewill offering.• 7:00: North Toronto Community Band.Spring Rhythms. Marches, classical, stage,film, big band and other music. Danny Wilks,conductor; guest: Rita Arendz, French horn.Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave. 416-481-1978. /(adv). Includes silent auction.• 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. TheA. Concerts in the GtaMighty Horn Concert. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’sMerry Pranks; Amram: Horn Concerto;Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.2 “Little Russia.” Gregory Burton,conductor; guest: Olivia Brayley, Frenchhorn. Richmond Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (s); (st).• 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Contes pour enfants pas sages: 8 cautionary entertainments.Compositions by C. Butterfield,inspired by animal fables by J. Prévert. AnneGrimm, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor;Continuum ensemble and Choir 21, David Fallis,conductor. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 BathurstSt. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/st/arts worker).Also May 29.Monday May 28• 12:15: ORGANIX Concerts. Andre Rakus,organ, and Michael Barth, trumpet. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-769-3893. (suggested donation).• 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. The Mighty Octet. Schubert:Octet in F D803. Amanda Goodburn, SydneyChun, violin; Teng Li, viola; Emmanuelle BeaulieuBergeron, cello; Jeffrey Beecher, bass;Samuel Banks, bassoon; Gabriel Radford, horn;YaoGuang Zhai, clarinet. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ;(sr/st); (children).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Jacques Israelievitch, violin,and Edmond Israelievitch, viola. Works byMozart, Honeggar, Prokofiev and Bach. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Markham Symphony Orchestra. AnEvening of Popular Timeless Classics. Featuringa variety of overtures, love songs, Hungariandances and other works. Ephraim Cheung, conductor.Markham Theatre for Performing Arts,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 905-887-9909. ; (sr/st).Tuesday May 29• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Pura Vida. Original Latinjazz. Eliana Cuevas, vocals; Jeremy Ledbetter,piano; Luis Orbegoso, percussion. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Iris Lan, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 8:00: Consulate of Iceland/Icelandic CanadianClub of Toronto. Ensemble Úngút Jazzfrom Iceland. Jazz versions of Icelandic folksongs. Rosa Baldursdóttir, vocals; Peter Arnesen,piano; Einar Sigurdsson, bass. Musideum,401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323 or 416-762-8627. .• 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Contes pour enfants pas sages: 8 cautionary entertainments.See May 27.• 8:00: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. And StillWe Sing … Treemonisha. Joplin: Treemonisha.Featuring Chorale alumni in principal roles;Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–.Wednesday May 30• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Michael Bloss, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. William Maddox, organ.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Mark Himmelman, organ. 103 BellevueAve. 647-638-3550. Free.• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 6:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Gala Concert 4.Marek Kudlicki, organ. St. Paul’s Bloor St., 227Bloor St. E. 416-769-3893. .50; free(18and under).• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Junction Trio. Post-Industrial Debussy.St. Anne’s Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. By donation.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Yo-Yo Ma. Yanov-Yanovsky: Night Music: Voicein the Leaves for Cello and Orchestra (Canadianpremiere); Rachmaninoff: SymphonicDances; Elgar: Cello Concerto. Yo-Yo Ma,cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. AlsoMay 31.• 8:00: Musideum. Mike Evin & Friends: Let’sSlow it Down. Original material and songs fromSexsmith and Kerr’s Destination Unknown.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .Thursday May 31• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.JAZZAT COLLEGEVESPERSSTREET UNITED CHURCHHaving performed to acclaim from Havanato Jerusalem, Amsterdam to the Ukraine —pianist Marilyn Lerner brings herexhilarating sound back home —JAZZ VESPERS at College and Bathurst.SUNDAY, MAY 27 » 7PMCOLLEGE STREET UNITED CHURCH454 College Street (At Bathurst)416-929-3019www.collegestunited.org42 May 1 – June 7, 2012

Chamber Music Series: 2012 Festival Preview.Toronto Summer Music Festival artistic directorDouglas McNabney presents previewof TSMF 2012 featuring emerging artists andmusic. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. William D. Clark, bass-baritone;Lark Popov, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Janet Obermeyer, soprano. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Public Library NorthernDistrict. Orchardviewers: Jazz Performance. OriDagan Trio. 40 Orchard View Blvd., Rm. 224.416-393-7619. Free.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.Post-IndustrialDebussy!• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Yo-YoMa. See May 30.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Sergeant Pepper’sLonely Hearts Club Band. The Beatles albumis reinvented through new arrangementsfrom pop, jazz and classical composers. StephenSitarski, violin; Rachel Mercer and AmyLiang, cello; Robert Carli, sax; Larry Larson,trumpet; and others; featuring John Southworth,Steven Page and Andy Maize, vocals.Enwave Theatre, 231 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. –. Also Jun 1, 2.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra.Schafer – Grieg – Beethoven. Schafer: Cortege;Grieg: Piano Concerto in a Op.16; Beethoven:Symphony No.3 in E-flat Op.55 “Eroica.” BorisKrajny, piano; Uri Meyer, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 647-439-8787. ;(sr).Friday June 01• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Gala Concert 5.Maxine Thévenot, organ. Holy Trinity AnglicanChurch, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-769-3893. .50;free(under 18).• 7:30: University Settlement Music andArts School. Faculty Favourites. Fundraisingconcert. St. George the Martyr Church, 197John St. 416-598-3444 x243. PWYC, suggested donation.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Sergeant Pepper’sLonely Hearts Club Band. See May 31.GreatArtistPianoSeriespresents(sr); (st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Classical Revolution.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (industry with ID/arts worker).• 8:00: High Park Choirs/Allegria. Faces ofLight. Shauna Rolston, cello; Jamie Drake, percussion;Zimfira Poloz, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: New Music Concerts.Composers Play. Music composed andperformed by Robert Aitken, flute; John Beckwith,Brian Current, Bruce Mather and AdamCOMPOSERSPLAYNEW MUSIC CONCERTSFRIDAY JUNE 1st @ 8 pmGALLERY 345Sherkin, piano; Scott Good, trombone; AdamScime, contrabass; Andrew Staniland, guitar.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-961-9594. .• 8:00: Performing Arts York Region. YoungProfessionals Scholarship Program. Seventh annualyoung professional concert featuring thefinalist for the annual Founder’s Scholarshipaward. Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271Centre St., Thornhill. 905-886-7905. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Simon Shaheen,oud and violin. Arabic, jazz and western classicalstyles. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50 and up.• 8:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.Saturday June 02• 2:00: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. Also 7:30. See May 8.• 2:00: Theatre Sheridan. Rent. See May 15.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.Ride the Chariot. Featuring renaissance, contemporary,Celtic and gospel music. Kelly Galbraith,conductor; Ellen Meyer, accompanist.St. John’s United Church, 2 Nobert Rd., Agincourt.416-491-1224. . All proceeds to St.John’s United Church (world) music program.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. West SideStory. See May 8.• 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. ComedyTonight! Henry Renglich, music director;Monique Nadeau, accompanist. Humber ValleyUnited Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke.416-769-9271. .• 7:30: Mississauga Children’s Choir. CityScapes. Music exploring sounds and sights ofwith The Junction TrioSt. Anne's Anglican ChurchWednesday May 30th, 7:30 pm270 Gladstone Avenueby donation | free parkingthejunctiontrio.webs.com416-993-5883May 31, 8pmSchafer – CortegeGrieg – Piano Concerto Op. 16in A MinorBeethoven – Symphony No. 3Op. 55 in E Flat Major (Eroica)Boris KrajnypianoUri Mayerconductortorontophilharmonia.comFriday, June 18pmwww.auroraculturalcentre.ca905 713-1818• 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series: The Gryphon Trio. Works byBeethoven and Arensky. 22 Church St., Aurora.905-713-1818. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. Dear World. SeeMay 23.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Sophie Milman, jazz vocals.Guest: Robi Botos Trio. Massey Hall, 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Latin Kaleidoscope. Debussy: Prélude a l’aprèsmidid’un faune; Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez;Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique. JeffreyMcFadden, guitar; Sabatino Vacca, conductor.Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy, 15Trehorne Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ;High Park Choirs / AllegriapresentsFaces of LightA Choral Theatre PieceArtistic Director/Conductor Zimfira PolozCello Shauna Rolston Percussion Jamie DrakeFriday, June 1, 2012 8pmGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street WestTickets // highparkchoirs.orgHigh Park Choirs is a grateful recipient of Choirs Ontario’s Professional Development Grants for Choirs programme,funded by the Ontario Arts CouncilMay 1 – June 7, 43

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