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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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(st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Works by Giroux,Wright, Holst, Kulesha, Thompson and Wilson.Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor; guest: CanadianBrass. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. 150thAnniversary Season Opening Concert.Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture; and other works.Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240Anderson St., Whitby. 905-809-0469. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. York University JazzOrchestra, Mike Cadó, conductor. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Emmylou Harris andRodney Crowell. Guest: Richard ThompsonElectric Trio. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. A Night At The Oscars: Great Tunesfrom the Award Winners of the Silver Screen.Selections from Rocky, The Godfather,Fiddler on the Roof, The Bridge on the RiverKwai, West Side Story and others. EtobicokeCollegiate Auditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. ; $18(sr);(st); free(child).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Tango Café: An Eveningof Music and Dance. Contemporary and traditionaltango works by Piazzolla, Canaro, DiSarliand others. Hye Won Cecilia Lee, piano; JaneYang, violin; Soohyun Nam, cello. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker)(st).• 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Kurt Elling, jazzvocals. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. -.A. Concerts in the GTA• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. See Mar 19.• 8:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Gypsy. See Mar 21.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ANight in Madrid. See Mar 20.• 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. Don Malcolm,organ. St. James United Church, 400Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. 905-890-8648or 905-824-4667. ; free(under 10). Freerefreshments served.• 8:00: Vic Chorus. Pirates of Penzance.Gilbert and Sullivan. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93Charles St. W. 416-585-4521. /(adv);(st). Also Mar 23(mat).• 8:15: Canadian Music Centre. New Musicin New Places: Junction the Dry. See Mar 21.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. John Hammond.2251 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./.50(adv). Also Mar 23.Saturday March 23• 2:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. Also 8:00. See Mar 19.• 2:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Gypsy. Also 8:00. See Mar 21.• 2:00: Vic Chorus. Pirates of Penzance. SeeMar 22(eve).• 7:00: Vesnivka Choir and Dudaryk BoysChoir of Toronto. Stabat Mater: Music forLent. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater. With guestsoloists and chamber orchestra. All Saints’Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St.W. 416-763-2197 or 416-246-9880. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: Amadeus Choir/Elmer IselerSingers. Bach’s Mass in B Minor. With orchestra;Lydia Adams, conductor; guests: MonicaWhicher, soprano; Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo;Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Stephen Hegedus,bass-baritone. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-466-0188 or 416-217-0537.; (sr); (under 30); (st).• 7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. Deus.Handel: Dixit Dominus; and works by Debussy,Sweelinck and others. Catharin Carew, mezzo;and string quintet. Cheryll Chung, conductor.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Londsdale Rd.416-488-7884. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Exultate Chamber Singers.Illuminations from the North. Featuring worksby Canadian, Finnish, Danish and Norwegiancomposers. Guest: Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor.St. Thomas’s Church, 383 Huron St.416-971-9229. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Jubilee United Church. An Eveningof Gilbert and Sullivan. With Festival Choir andsoloists. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. .• 7:30: Opera by Request. Rigoletto.Verdi. Marco Petracchi, baritone (Rigoletto);Sara Papini, soprano (Gilda); Pablo Benitez,tenor (Duke of Mantua); Sarah Hicks, mezzo(Maddalena); Kyle MacDonald, bass-baritone(Sparafucile); and others. William Shookhoff,piano. College Street United Church, 452College St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. MazzoleniMasters: Cecilia String Quartet with GeorgyTchaidze, piano . Franck: Piano Quintet; andother works. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. .• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. FromMozart to Sibelius. Wagner: Prelude to Act IIIof Lohengrin; Rachmaninoff: Piano ConcertoNo.2; Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio; Mozart:Overture to Don Giovanni; Grieg: Suite No.1from Peer Gynt; Sibelius: Finlandia. CharlesRichard-Hamelin, piano; Mélanie Léonard, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -. Also Mar 24(mat).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Works by Colgrass,Jacob, Dupuis and Tovey. Gillian MacKay, conductor;guest: Canadian Brass. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Kongero. St.Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.416-264-2235. ; (sr).• 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. school-HOUSE Concert Series: Memories Unplugged– Seasoned Voices, Familiar Songs. Musicfrom the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. 22 Church St.,Aurora. 905-713-1818. • 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. A Visit fromLviv. Paderewski: Polish Fantasy for pianoand orchestra Op.19; Vasks: Musica Dolorosafor String Orchestra; R. Royer: In Memoriamfor clarinet, cello and strings; Pepa: TREMA(world premiere); Laniuk: Chamber Music forStrings, Piano, Harpsichord and Percussion;TanGopak for piano and string orchestra.Guests: Marianna Humetska, piano; AndrasSaturday, March 23, 2013, 7:30 pmIlluminations from the NorthSt. Thomas’s Anglican Church383 Huron Street, TorontoThis program continues the idea of the cold andlight as it appears in the North, bringing thelistener into the world of the northern composers:Canadian, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian.Featuring guest conductor Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt.For ticket, concert and subscriptioninformation: phone: 416-971-9229e-mail: exultate@exultate.netwww.exultate.net40 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

Canadian SinfoniettaPRESENTSA VISITFROM LVIVVoloidmyr SyvokhipconductorMarianna HumetskapianoAndras Weber, celloKaye Royer, clarinetSat March 23, 8 PMWeber, cello; Kaye Royer, clarinet; VoloidymyrSyvokhip, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Choral Concert. Haydn: Missa inTempora Belli; Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes.University of Toronto Scarborough ConcertChoir; and members of the CBSO, NormanReintamm, piano and conductor; BrettKingsbury, piano. St. Timothy’s AnglicanChurch, 4125 Sheppard Ave., Scarborough.416-879-5566. .• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.The Romantic Clarinet. Mendelssohn: RuyBlas; von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 inE-flat; Brahms: Symphony No.1 in c. Guests:Peter Shackleton, clarinet; Daniel Warren, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -; .20-.80(sr); (st);(child) (family). 7:15: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. Also 2:00. See Mar 19.• 8:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Gypsy. Also 2:00. See Mar 21.• 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ANight in Madrid. See Mar 20.• 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Threshold/LeSeuil. Works by Pearce, Thornborrow, Denburg,Tam, Correia and Ryan. Ensemble Paramirabo.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213. /(adv). Also Mar 21 (Hamilton).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. John Hammond. SeeMar 22.Sunday March 24• 10:00am: Church of the Ascension. PalmSunday Eucharist. Blessing of Palms and ChoralEucharist with instrumental soloist, featuringa dramatic reading of the Passion of Christ. 33Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering.Religious service.• 1:30: Kingston Road United Church. TheStoried Harp. Music and storytelling. Mozetich:Songs of the Nymph; Schafer: The Crown ofAriadne. Lori Gemmell, harp; Tom Allen, storyteller.975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6091. ;(st); free(child).• 2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Wallis Giunta, mezzo-soprano.With Ken Noda, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 2:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. Also 8:00. See Mar 19.• 2:00: Steppin’ Out TheatricalProductions. Gypsy. See Mar 21.• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking. Music for solo harpsichord.Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord. St. David’sAnglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. PWYC.• 2:30: Voicebox: Opera in Concert. Thaïs.Massenet. Laura Whalen, soprano (Thaïs);James Westman, baritone (Athanael); AdamFisher, tenor (Nicias); Lise Maher, soprano(Creobyle); Christina Campsall, mezzo (Mirtale);Raisa Nakhmanovich, conductor and piano.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or1-800-708-6754. -.• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Invesco PianoSeries: Jonathan Biss, piano. Schumann:Fantasiestücke Op.12; DavidsbündlertänzeOp.6; Janáček: On the Overgrown Path (selections);Berg: Piano Sonata in b Op.1. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. andup. Post-concert lecture.• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. FromMozart to Sibelius. See Mar 23.• 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. ANight in Madrid. See Mar 20.• 3:30: Toronto Storytelling Festival.Explorations. Bartley/Dey: The HandlessMaiden; and other stories. Larissa Koniuk,soprano; Ruth Danzier, storyteller and vocalizations;Wendalyn Bartley, vocalizations andelectroacoustics. Daniels Spectrum: a culturalhub in Regent Park, Ada Slaight Hall, 585Dundas St. E. 416-656-2445. Free.• 3:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Wind Symphony.William Thomas, conductor. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; $(sr/st).Nikki ChooiRachel DesoerTimothy ChooiSunday, March 24 at 4:30pm at Isabel Bader TheatreNikki Chooi & Timothy Chooi, violinRachel Desoer, celloSee Million worth of instruments onstage as theseemerging artists perform on their Musical InstrumentBank violins and cello! Regular & Under 35 Yearstorontosummermusic.com647-430-5699March 1 – April 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 41

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