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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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tenor; Geoffrey Sirett, bass; Mervin Fick,conductor. Kingston Road United Church,975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6634. ;.50(ages 7-18); free(under 7).A. Concerts in the GTAand Others. William R. Bowen annual concert.Musicians in Ordinary (Hallie Fishel, soprano;John Edwards, theorbo); and string band,Christopher Verrette, conductor. EmmanuelCollege Chapel, 75 Queen’s Park. 416-585-4484. Free, donations accepted.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Jacques Israelievitch,violin; Winona Zelenka, cello; Lydia Wong,piano. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in d; Dvořák:“Dumky” Trio. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: I FURIOSI. The Down-Low. Guests:Alison Mackay, double bass; Lysiane Boulva,harpsichord. Windermere United Church, 356Windermere Ave. 416-910-8740. ; (sr/st/underemployed).• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Mahler’sDas Lied von der Erde. Wagner: Parsifal(Prelude to Act 1); Tchaikovsky: Variations on aRococo Theme Op.33; Mahler: Das Lied von derErde (The Song of the Earth). Rachel Mercer,cello; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Keith Klassen,tenor; Kristian Alexander, conductor; AlexaPetrenko, host. Flato Markham Theatre, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469or 1-866-768-8801. ; (sr/st/child).7:15: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts/Toronto International FlamencoFestival/Show One Productions. MariaPagés Compañía – Autorretrato. ModernFlamenco. Maria Pagés, dancer, choreographer;with ensemble of six musicians. 1 Front St. E.855-872-7669. -5.• 8:30: Cameron House Records/RegentPark School of Music. Deeply RootedConcert Series. Rattlesnake Choir; SamanthaMartin, singer-songwriter. Back room, CameronHouse, 408 Queen St. W. 416-703-0811. Free,donations to RPSM welcome. All proceeds toRPSM.Sunday March 31• 10:30am: Church of the Ascension. EasterSunday Eucharist. Full Choral Eucharist featuringa brass ensemble and the Hallelujah Chorus.33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewilloffering. Religious service. Also Simnel CakeTaste-Off.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Schola Cantorum and Theatre of EarlyMusic: Jesu meines lebens leben. Works byBuxtehude, Bruhns and Kuhnau. Daniel Taylor,director. Trinity College Chapel, 6 Hoskin Ave.416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).Monday April 01• 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: WilliamAide, piano. Beethoven: Sonata Op.10 No.3;Chopin: Sonata in b; Buczyinski: Letters to aMusical Friend (based on poetry of W. Aide).Doug MacNaughton, baritone. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. SacredMusic for a Sacred Space. Works by Palestrina,Allegri, Lukazewski and Corlis (premiere).Mendelssohn Singers; John Marshman, cello;Noel Edison, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica,83 Power St. 416-598-0422. ; (sr);(under 30).Saturday March 30• 7:30: Church of the Ascension. EasterVigil. A traditional service of the lighting ofthe Paschal Candle; with Choral Eucharist. 33Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering.Religious service. Wine and cheese receptionto follow.• 8:00: Centre for Reformation andRenaissance Studies, University ofToronto. A Thousand Times Better and MoreGlorious: Music from Restoration Adaptationsof Shakespeare by Purcell, Locke, HumphreyWholeNote_JKP.v3:Layout 1 2/19/13 2:54 PM Page 1“Parker WOWED the capacity audiencewith his own arrangement ofIgor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.”~ Houston Chronicle44 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

Tuesday April 02• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Akshongay. Excerpts from new,contemporary dance work based on classicalIndian dance technique. Nova Bhattacharyaand Louis Laberge-Côté, dancers/choreographers.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Jon KimuraParker: Doing Rite by Stravinsky. Prokofiev:Sonata No.3 Op.28; Rachmaninoff: Preludein g Op.23 No.5; Mussorgsky: Pictures at anExhibition; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (arr.J. Parker). 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. -.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.TSO Pops Series: James Bond – The Music.Featuring music to Goldfinger, Thunderball,Live and Let Die, Nobody Does It Better andother James Bond films. Capathia Jenkinsand Ron Bohmer, vocals; John Morris Russell,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-0. Also Apr 3(mat and eve).Wednesday April 03• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. York University NewMusic Ensemble. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSOPops Series: James Bond – The Music. -. Also 8:00. See Apr 2.• 7:30: Toronto Latvian ConcertAssociation. Vestard Shimkus, piano, andElina Shimkus, soprano. Works by Wagner,Vasks, Shimkus, Mozart and Rossini. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-291-2359.; (st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSOPops Series: James Bond – The Music. Also2:00. See Apr 2.Thursday April 04• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Ballet Express! Program of classicaland contemporary ballets. Ballet JörgenCanada. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: Music for Easter. Arthur Wenk,organ. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: Ton Beau Quartet. LinneaThacker, violin; Alexa Wilks, violin; AlexMcLeod, viola; Sarah Steeves, cello. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noonat Met. Wilhelmina Tiemersma, organ.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical PianoShowcase. Featuring students from the studioof Christina Petrowska Quilico. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Staged Opera Scenes. Geiger-TorelRoom, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Symphony Orchestra.Jacques Israelievitch, conductor. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. The Tenors. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. Also Apr 5.McIntoshthe Stein Way& other worksDiana McIntoshmusician, performer,composerThurs, April 4, 8pmHeliconian Hall• 8:00: Diana McIntosh. In Concert.McIntosh: McIntosh the Stein Way; Doubletalk;All Too Consuming. Diana McIntosh, piano andcompositions. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-964-6398. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series: TokyoQuartet. Bartók: String Quartet No.3; StringQuartet No.6; Haydn: String Quartet in G Op.77No.1. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -; (st);pay-your-age(ages 18-35, plus facility/handlingfees and HST.• 8:00: Scaramella. The Passion of Joan ofArc. Screening with original score. T. Peters:The Passion of Joan of Arc (film score; worldpremiere). Tom Peters, electric stick violone;Joëlle Morton, amplified viola da gamba.Screening. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-760-8610. .Friday April 05• 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Festival of Brass: Rising Stars. Featuring finalistsin HSSB’s annual Young Artists SoloCompetition. Church of the Redeemer, 162Bloor St. W. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Handel’s GrandConcerti: CD Release Concert. Handel: ConcertiGrossi Op.6. With the Kingsway ConservatoryStrings; Kevin Mallon, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-703-6371. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Schubert:Source & Inspiration. Featuring Schubert’sPiano trio No.2 and pop songs inspired by it.Benjamin Bowman, violin; Rachel Mercer,cello; Andrew Burashko, piano; Carole Pope,vocals; Martin Tielli; and others. Enwave DanceTheatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. -. Also Apr 6.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. The Tenors. See Apr 4.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Esperanza Spalding: RadioMusic Society. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Russian Masters. Tchaikovsky: SymphonyNo.5; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3.Arthur Ozolins, piano; Sabatino Vacca, conductor.Martingrove Collegiate, 50 WintertonDr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ;(sr);(st). 7:40: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Alejandro Vela. Works by Prokofiev andGranados. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker) (st).• 8:00: Music Toronto. Tokyo QuartetFarewell Performance. Mozart: Quartet in DKV499 “Hoffmeister”; Kodály: Quartet No.2Op.10; Brahms: Quartet in c Op.51 No.1.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-366-7723. . Benefit performance insupport of Music Toronto.• 8:00: Spectrum Music. What is Toronto?An investigation into Toronto’s changing identity.Works by B. Dietschi, M. Roberts, S.Graham, J. Dietschi, D. Ore and others. AlGreen Theatre, Miles Nadal Jewish CommunityMarch 1 – April 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 45

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