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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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Centre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-937-6180. ;(sr/st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Orpheus in England.Works by Dowland and Purcell. Emma Kirkby,soprano; Jakob Lindberg, lute. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -. Also Apr 6.Saturday April 06• 10:00am to 5:00: Hannaford StreetSilver Band. Festival of Brass: CommunityShowcase. Featuring brass ensembles fromA. Concerts in the GTAthe GTA and beyond competing for annualHannaford Cup. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ;(sr/st).• 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Young People’s Concerts: All Aboard! Featuringmusic from Thomas and Friends, The PolarExpress and others. Includes projected images.Young Voices Toronto (formerly High ParkChoirs); John Morris Russell, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -. 1:00: Preconcertperformance in the lobby. Also at 3:30.• 2:00: Amadeus Choir. A Celtic Celebration.With Kettle’s On (Celtic band); DuncanMcDougall, fiddle; Amadeus Choir, LydiaAdams, conductor. Jubilee United Church, 40Underhill Dr. 416-466-0188. ; (sr/st).Benefit concert for the Amadeus Choir, withlive and silent auctions. Also at 7:30.• 2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church. SpringOrgan Recital. Works by Bach, Reabke, Saint-Saëns and others. Guest: Sonia Szokolay,violin. 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121.Freewill offering.• 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Young People’s Concerts: All Aboard! See 1:30.• 4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz& Reflection. We Are One Jazz Choir, HowardRees, conductor. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church,70 Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering. Children welcome.• 7:30: Amadeus Choir. A Celtic Celebration.See 2:00.• 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. BrahmsGerman Requiem. Haydn: Te Deum; Brahms:German Requiem. Brenna Conrad, soprano;David Yung, baritone; Henry Renglich, conductor.Humber Valley United Church, 76Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271..• 7:30: Oakville Ensemble. Majestic:Handel and Bach. Handel: Utrecht Te Deum;Bach: Orchestral Suite No.3. StéphanePotvin, conductor. St. John’s United Church,262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-825-9740./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st);(family)/(adv). Also Apr 7 (mat, MaryMother of God Church).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute.Mozart. Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Tamino); LauraAlbino, soprano (Pamino); Ambur Braid, soprano(The Queen of the Night); João Fernandes,bass (Sarastro); Carla Huhtanen, soprano(Papagena); Olivier LaQuerre, bass-baritone(Papageno); Tafelmusik Orchestra; DavidFallis, music director; Marshall Pynkoski, stagedirector. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -5. Also Apr 7(mat), 9, 10,12, 13.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Il Barbiere diSiviglia. Rossini. Jay Lambie, baritone (Figaro);Nicole Bower, soprano (Rosina); WilliamParker, tenor (Count Almaviva); DouglasTranquada, baritone (Bartolo); and others;William Shookhoff, piano. Fifth Church ofChrist Scientist, 41 Chatsworth Dr. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. University of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Weinzweig: Symphonic Ode;Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings Op.48;Dvořák: Symphony No.8 in G Op.88. VictorFeldbrill, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Gospel Choir. KarenBurke, conductor. Sandra Faire and Ivan FecanTheatre, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Apr 7.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Schubert:Source & Inspiration. See Apr 5.• 8:00: Mississauga Festival ChamberChoir. The Four Seasons. First United Church,151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga. 905-403-8415. .• 8:00: New Music Concerts. Six HundredYear Anniversaries. Gala evening celebratingthe centenaries of six composers. Weinzweig:TheFour SeasonsApril 6, 2013 8 pmFirst United Church, Port CreditMississauga Festival Chamber Choirand guest instrumentalists explore musiccelebrating nature’s constant evolution.Tickets available at the door orfrom info@mississaugafestivalchoir.com46 thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2013

NEW MUSIC CONCERTS6Hundred YearAnniversariesSATURDAY APRIL 6 th345 SORAUREN AVE.RSVP 416.961.9594Belaria for solo cello; Lutoslawski: DancePreludes for clarinet and piano; Cage: Ryoanjifor bamboo flute; Pentland: Trance for fluteand harp; Nancarrow: works for player piano(recording); Brant: Mobiles 2 for solo fluteand ensemble. Robert Aitken, flute; DavidHetherington, cello; Erica Goodman, harp;Max Christie, clarinet; Stephen Clarke, piano;Rick Sacks, percussion; Joseph Macerollo,accordion. Gallery 345, 345 SoraurenAve. 416-961-9594. 0; 0 for 2;includes signed, limited edition poster ofJohn Weinzweig by Harold Town. Fundraiserto benefit New Music Concerts; includesfood and wine, and auction of André Leducphotos.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jane Monheit,jazz vocals. With Mark O’Connor, violin.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..• 8:00: Scarborough PhilharmonicOrchestra. Last Night of the Proms. Elgar:Enigma Variations; The Music makers Op.69;Pomp and Circumstance March No.1; Parry:Jerusalem; I Was Glad. Ronald Royer, conductor;guest: Toronto Choral Society, GeoffreyButler, conductor. Salvation Army ScarboroughCitadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough.416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st). 7:15:Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Orpheus in England.See Apr 5.• 9:00: Small World Music/Wine DineAfrica. Oliver Mtukudzi and Black Spirits: TheVoice of Zimbabwe. Oliver Mtukudzi, guitar/vocals/composer. Phoenix Concert Theatre,410 Sherbourne St. /(adv).Sunday April 07• 2:00: Hugh’s Room. Ken Whiteley’s 10thAnnual Sunday Matinee Gospel Series. Guests:Kim & Reggie Harris. 2251 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).• 2:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Choirs in Concert: Music of theAmericas. Ramirez: Missa Criolla; Corigliano:Fern Hill. Women’s Chamber Choir; Men’sChorus; MacMillan Singers; Ana Alvarez andHilary Apfelstadt, conductors. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Durham Philharmonic Choir.Magnificent Mozart. Mozart: Requiem;Exultate, jubilate; Ave verum; LaudateDominum. Robert Phillips, conductor; Guest:Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 905-728-1739. . Also Mar 29 (Oshawa).• 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Festival of Brass: Breath of Souls. Lovatt-Cooper: Breath of Souls (North Americanpremiere); and other works; includes massedband finale with Hannaford Youth Band. Alsofeaturing winners of HSSB’s annual YoungArtists Solo Competition and Festival SlowMelody contest. Guest: Alain Trudel, conductor.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .24; .82(sr);.16(st).• 3:00: Hart House Music Committee.Sunday Concerts: Mercer-Park Duo. RachelMercer, cello; Angela Park, piano. Great Hall,Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.• 3:00: Oakville Ensemble. Majestic: Handeland Bach. Handel: Utrecht Te Deum; Bach:Orchestral Suite No.3. Stéphane Potvin, conductor.Mary Mother of God Church, 2745North Ridge Trail, Oakville. 905-825-9740.Also Apr 6 (eve, St. John’s United Church).• 3:00: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. CameronIN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Bobcaygeon, Bradford, Cambridge, Cobourg,Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener, London,Midland, Owen Sound, Port Dover, Port Hope, Southampton, St.Catharines and Waterloo.Friday March 01• 7:30: Brock University Departmentof Music. Encore! Concert Series: Odessa/Havana. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, 500Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550x3257. .50; .50(sr/st); (eyeGo).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Disney in Concert: Magical Music from theMovies. Multimedia presentation featuringDisney classics. Evan Mitchell, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Mar 2(mat and eve).Saturday March 02• 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Disney in Concert: Magical Music from theMovies. Also at 8:00. See Mar 1.• 4:30: Christ’s Church Cathedral. TwilightOrgan Recital. Bach: Suite in D for cello; andother works. Paul Grimwood, organ; KirkStarkey, cello. 252 James St. N., Hamilton.905-527-1316 x220. Free.• 7:00: Guelph Youth Singers. Shine onMe. Works by Szymko, Daley and spiritualsincluding Shine on Me (arr. Dilworth). CalvaryPentecostal Assembly Church, 127 HespelerRd., Cambridge. 519-821-8574. ;(child).• 7:00: Ontario Gleaners. The BlazingFiddles: A Musical Feast for the Ears.Springdale Christian Reformed Church, 1466Side Rd. 5, Bradford. 519-624-8245. ;(family).• 7:30: Chorus Niagara. A Might Cry.Jenkins: The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace;Kositsky: A Mighty Cry. Program accompaniedby visuals. Cathedral of St. Catherine ofB. Concerts Beyond the GTACarpenter, organ. Carpenter: Scandal for organand orchestra; and solo pieces and improvisationswith audience participation. WithKitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 3:00: University of Toronto Scarborough,Arts and Events Programming. SpringAwakening. A selection of classical and contemporaryrepertoire performed by UTSC’sConcert Choir, Concert Band, and Alumni &Community Concert Band. Meeting Place,1265 Military Tr., Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Amanda Tosoff Quartet. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering. Religious service.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Nancy Walker Trio (Nancy Walker,piano; Kieran Overs, bass; Brian Barlow,drums). 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22.Free, donations welcome. Religious service.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble Concert. BeverleyJohnston and Mark Duggan, conductors.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Gospel Choir. SeeApr 6.Alexandria, 3 Lyman St., St. Catharines.1-866-617-3257 or 905-688-5550 x3257.; (sr); (st). 6:45: Pre-concert chat.• 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Masterworks Series: Dvořák and Liszt. Dvořák:Symphony No.8; Liszt: Les Préludes; Smetana:Overture from The Bartered Bride. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -; -(sr); (under 35).• 7:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra.Classical Favourites. Bach: Overture No.1 in C;Haydn: Symphony No.45; Mozart: SymphonyNo.40; Stamitz: Viola concerto in D. JaniceLaMarre, viola; Oliver Balaburski, conductor.Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St.,Barrie. 705-721-4752. ; (st); (child).• 8:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. Path ofMiracles. St. John the Evangelist, 23 Water St.N., Kitchener. 519-725-7549. ; (sr/st); (eyeGo/12 and under). Also Mar 3(mat,Waterloo ).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Disney in Concert: Magical Music from theMovies. Also at 2:30. See Mar 1.Sunday March 03• 2:00: Gallery Players of Niagara. Let’sTango. Works by Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla andJobim. Douglas Miller, flute; Timothy Phelan,guitar; Margaret Gay, cello. St. BarnabasChurch, 33 Queenston St., St. Catharines.905-468-1525. -.• 2:30: Georgian Music. Germany’s AtosPiano Trio. Schubert: Piano Trio No.2 inE-flat D929; and works by Haydn, Sheng andCassado. Central United Church, 54 Ross St.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscription only.• 2:30: Kingston Symphony. Suites, Songsand Symphonies. Beethoven: Symphony No.2;Tchaikovsky: Mozartiana Suite; Mozetich:Under the Watchful Sky. Susan Platts, mezzo.Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston.613-530-2050. -.• 3:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. Path ofMiracles. Knox Presbyterian, 50 Erb St. W.,Waterloo. 519-725-7549. ; (sr/st);(eyeGo/12 and under). Also Mar 2(eve,Kitchener).• 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. Gloria Deo.F. Martin: Mass for Double Choir; and worksby Byrd, Sanders and Willian. Noel Edison, conductor.Church of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk St.,Guelph. 519-846-0331. .• 3:00: Georgian Bay Symphony. DanceForms. Byrd: Fantasias; Moulinié: Fantasias;and works by Haydn and Piazzolla. PaulEarle, George Willms and Brandon Chui, violin;Mateusz Swoboda, cello. Bruce CountyMuseum, 33 Victoria St. N., Southampton.416-372-0212. $18.50; (sr); (under 25).• 4:00: Royal Canadian College ofOrganists Northumberland. Choral Festival.Shaw: With a Voice of Singing; Fairbank:Psalm 126; Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing; otheranthems and hymns. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChoir; St. Peter’s Anglican Choir; TrinityUnited Choir of Cobourg; Trinity United Choirof Peterborough. Trinity United Church, 284Division St., Cobourg. 905-355-3166. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Aeolian Hall. Birds of Chicago/OhSusanna. American roots music. 795 DundasSt. E., London. 519-672-7950. /$18(adv);(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Toronto Serenade StringSextet. Rimsky-Korsakov: String Sextet in A;Rubinstein: String Sextet in D Op.97. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Tuesday March 05• 12:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. Music@Noon: Voice Students Recital.Sean O’Sullivan Theatre. 500 Glenridge Ave.,St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.Wednesday March 06• 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Heartwarming Hymns. Cheryl Graham, piano;and guests. Hi-way Pentecostal Church, 50Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ;free(st).• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. ScrapArtsMusic. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave,. St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257 and 1-866-617-3257.; (st); (child); (eyeGO).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Marc Toth, piano. Beethoven:Sonatas Nos. 30, 31, 32 (Op. 109, 110,111). KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 416-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Thursday March 07• 12:10: University of Guelph Collegeof Arts. Thursday at Noon Series: FreeImprovisation Meets Electroacoustic Sound.Glen Hall, James Harley, Ken Aldcroft and JoeSorbara, multi-instrumentalists. GoldschmidtRoom 107, MacKinnon Bldg., 50 Stone Rd. E.,Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. Free.Friday March 08• 8:00: Sunfest. Pierre Bensusan, guitar.World music. Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St. E.,London. 519-672-7950. /(adv).March 1 – April 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 47

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