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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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• 4:00: All Saints’

• 4:00: All Saints’ Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Eternal Light. Goodall: Requiem. Withmassed choir and orchestra. Pippa Lock, soprano;Margaret Bárdos, mezzo; Kevin Bieman,tenor; Shawn Mattas, baritone; Shawn Grenke,conductor. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. and up.• 4:00: St. Bride’s Anglican Church.Stainer’s The Crucifixion. Bud Roach, tenor;James Baldwin, bass; Lynne Honsberger,organ; Choir of St. Bride’s Anglican Church;David Holler, conductor. 1516 Clarkson Rd.N., Mississauga. 905-822-0422. Freewill collectiontowards expenses. Light refreshmentsserved afterwards.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Mark Eisenman Quartet. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering. Religious service.A. Concerts in the GTAfree(under 18).• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Russ Little Trio. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free, donations welcome.Religious service.• 4:30: Toronto Summer Music. TorontoSpring Music. Featuring Canada CouncilMusical Instrument Bank Competition winners.Nikki Chooi, violin; Timothy Chooi, violin;Rachel Desoer, cello. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93Charles St. W. 647-430-5699. ; (under35).• 4:30: Yorkminster Park Choir. Music forPassiontide. Mendelssohn: In deep despair;Bruckner: Christus factus est; Poulenc: Vineamea electa; Willan: Tenebrae Responsories.William Maddox, conductor and organ.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167 x221. Freewill offering.• 7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. Messiahfor Easter. Handel: Messiah (parts 2 and 3).630 Spadina Ave. 416-924-8993. Freewilloffering.• 7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church, WestToronto. Junction Jam. Tim Elliot, piano. 288Humberside Ave. 416-763-2393. Freewilloffering. Refreshments to follow.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble Concert. BeverleyJohnston and Mark Duggan, conductors.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Rock of Ages. Also 2:00. See Mar 19.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Patricia O’CallaghanSings Leonard Cohen. 2251 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. .50/(adv).Monday March 25• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. R&B Ensemble, MikeCadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: Music ofChristos Hatzis. Works from Constantinopleand String Quartet No.2 “The Gathering”.Gryphon Trio; Penderecki String Quartet.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); .• 7:30: University of St. Michael’s College.Musicians in Ordinary and St. Michael’s ScholaCantorum. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Victoria:Tenebrae Responsories. Musicians in Ordinary(Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, theorbo);with orchestra; Christopher Verrette, conductor;Schola Cantorum, Michael O’Connor,conductor. St. Basil’s Church, 50 St. JosephSt. 416-926-2331. Free, donations welcome.• 7:30: York University Department of Music.York University Concert Choir. Lisette Canton,conductor; Mélisande Sinsoulier, accompanist.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888.; (sr/st).Tuesday March 26• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Words and Music. Featuringart songs and poetry, performed by the artistsof the University of Toronto’s Voiceand Collaborative Piano departments. DarrylEdwards and Stephen Philcox, conductors.• 4:00: Univox Choir Toronto. Listen tothe Lambs. Music from the African diaspora.Works by Dett, Hogan, Hailstork, Morris,Jasperse and others. Dallas Bergen, conductor.First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W.647-866-8487. /(adv); (sr/st);VOICEBOXOPERA IN CONCERTGuillermo Silva-MarinGeneral DirectorJULES MASSENETTHAÏSIN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SURTITLESP S YC H O L O G I C A L . E R O T I C . T R A G I C .Image: Sylvie Bélanger, Le double_ portrait, 2001 (detail).Courtesy the artist and Birch Libralato.Raisa NakhmanovichMusic Director & PianistOPERA IN CONCERTCHORUSRobert CooperChorus DirectorLaura WhalenJames WestmanAdam FisherSUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2:30 PM416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754 or www.stlc.com42 March 1 – April 7, 2013

Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. York UniversityChamber Strings, Jacques Isralievitch, conductor.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World Music Ensembles Concert.Featuring the Latin American, Steel Pan,Brazilian Choro and Samba ensembles. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Duo Les Amis – Love:Innocence, Passion, Obsession. Yanyuk:Anticipation Sonata; and works by Franck,Rota, Piazzolla, Frolov and Pepa. Lynn Kuo,violin; Marianna Humetska, piano; guest: YuriYanyuk, cello/composer. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker)(st).Wednesday March 27• 4:30: Canadian Music Centre. ElaineKeillor, “Sounds of North: Two Centuriesof Canadian Piano Music” CD Launch andConcert. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. Free.• 7:30: Junction Trio. Post-IndustrialWednesdays: Post-Industrial Haydn. LucasTensen, cello; Erica Williamson, violin; JamieThompson, flute. St. Anne’s Anglican Church,270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. Bydonation.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. gamUT Ensemble Concert. NorbertPalej, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.Thursday March 28• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Feux d’artifice. Chopin:Ballade No.1; Debussy: Étude No.7; Préludes(“Bruyères” and “Feux d’artifice”); Liszt:Rhapsodie Espagnole; Wang: Toccata. SijingYe, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Noon. Lute Legends Ensemble.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayMarch 28, 1.30 p.m.TIPPETT QUARTETwww.wmct.on.caSt. Anne's Anglican ChurchpresentsPost-IndustrialWednesdays!withThe Junction TrioJamie Thompson, fluteErica Williamson, violinLucas Tensen, celloMartin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Tippett Quartet: Canadian Debut. Herrmann:Psycho Suite for string quartet; works byBeethoven and Tippett. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers. Popular classics by JohnnyCash, Neil Diamond, Nat King Cole, DeanMartin and others. Paul Donat, vocals and guitar;Mike Wark, saxophone. Northern DistrictPublic Library, Room 224, 40 Orchard ViewBlvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 7:30: Church of the Ascension. MaundyThursday Evening Service. Choral Eucharistfeaturing the Washing of Feet. 33 OverlandDr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. ReligiousService.• 7:30: MMI Presents. Natalie MacMaster,Cape Breton fiddler. Main Stage, Rose TheatreBrampton, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Ensemble Concert. JeffreyMcFadden, conductor. U of T Art Centre, 15Kings College Circle. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. 10 O’Clock and 11 O’Clock JazzOrchestras. Guest: David Liebman, band leader.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. 30 and Counting!Season finale concert. Gougeon: TUTTI (worldpremiere); Ross: Burn (concerto for saxophone,percussion and orchestra; world premiere); DiCastri: Alba; Constant: TW. Z. (The TwilightZone); Hendrix: Purple Haze. Wallace Halladay,saxophone; Ryan Scott, percussion; Alex Pauk,conductor. Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(under 30). 7:15: Pre-concert composers’talk.• 8:00: Small World Music. 11th AnnualAsian Music Series: Indian Classical Masters.Shivkumar Sharma, santoor; Zakir Hussain,tabla. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-536-5439. -.Friday March 29• 10:30am: Lawrence Park CommunityChurch. Fauré’s Requiem. Kimberley Briggs,soprano; Michael Robert-Broder, baritone; Choirof Lawrence Park Community Church; MarkToews, conductor. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. Free. Religious service.• 11:00am: Church of the Ascension. GoodFriday Service. A Choral Devotion featuringthe Ascension Choir and guest choristers, withvocal and instrumental soloists. 33 OverlandDr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. Religiousservice.• 4:00: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation.The Good Friday Concert: Music for a MostHoly Day. With meditations on The Seven LastWords of Christ. Works by Haydn and Schütz.Soloists and choristers of Christ ChurchDeer Park, Eric Robertson, conductor; guest:Arkadas String Quartet. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free,donations welcome.• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale. The Rose ofCalvary. Good Friday Ecumenical performance.With local church choirs. Robert Richardson,conductor; Lona Richardson, accompanist.Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St.,Thornhill. 905-731-8318. Freewill offering forlocal assistance programs.• 7:30: Durham Philharmonic Choir.Magnificent Mozart. Mozart: Requiem;Exultate, jubilate; Ave verum; LaudateDominum. Robert Phillips, conductor; Guest:Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano. St. George’sChurch, 51 Centre St. N., Oshawa. 905-728-1739. . Also Apr 7 (Toronto).• 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Baroque andBeyond IV – Requiem aeternam ... grant themeternal rest. Gilles: Requiem; Duruflé: Requiem;Boulanger: Pie Jesu; and other works. LesleyBouza, soprano; Gisele Kulak, soprano; AlisonRoy, mezzo; Charles Davidson, tenor; JamesBaldwin, baritone; Benjamin Stein, lute and theorbo;Sarah Svendsen, organ; MetropolitanFestival Choir and Chamber Orchestra.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. .• 7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. Mozart’sRequiem. Mozart: Requiem K626; Salieri:Coronation Te Deum. Eve Rachel McLeod, soprano;Chelsea Säuer, mezzo; Ryan Harper,March 27th @730pm "Post-Industrial Haydn!"April 24th @730pm "Post-Industrial Vivaldi!"May 29th @730pm "Post-Industrial Ravel!"270 Gladstone Avenue, Toronto(Dufferin & Dundas)Free Parking / Admission by Donation / / urban.flute@gmail.comMarch 1 – April 7, 2013 43

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