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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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  • April
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
  • Arts
  • Choir
  • Symphony
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Anthony Cavaiola, tenor;

Anthony Cavaiola, tenor; Michael Robert-Broder, baritone. Eastminster United Church,310 Danforth Ave. 905-728-1739. .●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Festival of Brass: Breath of Souls. Lovatt-Cooper: Breath of Souls (North American premiere);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./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st);(family)/(adv). Also Apr 6 (eve, St.John’s United Church).●●3:00: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. CameronCarpenter, organ. Carpenter: Scandal fororgan and orchestra; and solo pieces andimprovisations with audience participation.With Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. The TrioArkel. Rolfe: And Then Grace, movements 1and 2; Martinů: String Trio No.1; Beethoven:String Trio Op.9 No.3. Winona Zelenka, cello;Teng Li, viola; Marie Bérard, violin. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ;(st). Reception following to meet theartists.●●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,A. Concerts in the gtAApril 72013The Trio Arkel:Winona ZelenkaMarie Berard; Teng LiJames Rolfe: And Then GraceMv.I and IIB. Martinů: String Trio #1Beethoven: String Trio Op.9 #33pm Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.Tickets Students www.syrinxconcerts.cainfo: 416-654-08771265 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.●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. TeresaPrivratska, violin, and Adam Zuckiewicz,piano. Works by Dvořák, Smetana andBrahms. St. Wenceslaus Church, 496Gladstone Ave. 416-879-5677. ; (st).●●7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church. JunctionJam. Colleen Allen Trio. 288 Humberside Ave.416-763-2396. Freewill offering. Refreshmentsto follow.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble Concert.Beverley Johnston and Mark Duggan, conductors.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.●●8:00: Batuki Music Society. Tribute to theKing of Lukembe Achilla Orru Apaa-Idomo.Baana Afrique, African Guitar Summit, NjackoBacko & Ann Lederman, Nhapitapi Mbira,Lizzy Mahashe/Kobena Aquaa-Harrison andmany others. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St.W. 416-948-4132 or 416-588-0307. suggesteddonation. All proceeds to the AchillaOrru Memorial Fund.Monday April 8●●12:00 noon: Corporation of Massey Halland Roy Thomson Hall. Choir & OrganConcerts: Mendelssohn Singers – Sacred andSecular Choral Gems. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: InstrumentalMasterclass in Recital. Featuring studentsoloists. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance. NewMusic 101: Part 1–Arraymusic and Eve Egoyan.Part one of a four-part lecture/demonstrationseries that highlights new directions in musiccreation and performance. John Terauds,host. Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium, TorontoReference Library, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-6601 x207. Free. See listings section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Lectures & Symposia.●●8:00: Jaymz Bee. 50th Birthday Week: MyFavourite Folk. Roots, blues and folk. Guests:Tony Quarrington, Julian Fauth, HeatherLuckhart, Tom Parker, Sahra Featherstone,Scarlett Jane and Joe Hall. Hugh’sRoom, 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./.50(adv). 6:30: dinner.Tuesday April 9●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Bill Evans – TheFrench Connection. Works by Ravel,Poulenc, Messaien and Evans. ChristopherMokrzewski, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: Staging andMovement (Opera Excerpts). TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Jacob Lekkerkerker, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.●●8:00: Fawn Opera. Connections Series:PROJECTionPLAY. Richard Danielpour: TheEnchanted Garden, Book 1; Liebermann:Gargoyles Op.29; five piano premieres byAlden, Cmiel, Cuong and Hevia. Julia Sheriff,piano; Dermot Mac Cormack, visual art. ArraySpace, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-401-5004. ;(under 30).●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Hiromi–The Trio Project. Includes some elements ofclassical, rock and jazz music. Hiromi, piano;Anthony Jackson, bass; Simon Phillips, drums.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -.Wednesday April 10●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Peter Barley, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236. Free.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Emma-Lee and Peter Katz:Canadian Songbook. Jazz and folk. Rivoli, 334Queen St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.Thursday April 11●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: A Verdi Celebration.Verdi: String Quartet in e; Martinů: ThreeMadrigals for violin and viola. Membersof the COC Orchestra. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music. Ilana Waniuk, violin; CherylDuval, piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Richard Spotts, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●12:30: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Musicfor Three Violins. Works by Purcell, Marini,Schmelzer, Fontana and Gabrieli. ChrisVerrette, violin; Julian Wedman, violin; PatriciaAhern, violin; Felix Deak, gamba; PhilipFournier, portative organ. 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. By donation.●●7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Joseph andthe Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. MainStage, Rose Theatre Brampton, 1 TheatreLn., Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr);$18(12 and under). Also Apr 12 and 13(matand eve).●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. Rodgers and Hammerstein.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.,Newmarket. 905-713-1040. ; (sr/child). Also Apr 12, 13(mat and eve), 14(mat),18, 19, 20(mat and eve), 21(mat). Also Apr 5,6(mat and eve) and 7(mat) at Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Sagapool. Indie/Worldmusic. Luzio Altobelli, accordion/drum/doublebass; Guillaume Bourque, clarinet andbass clarinet; Alexis Dumais, piano and doublebass; Zoé Dumais, violin and glockenspiel;Dany Nicolas, guitar/banjo/double bass;Marton Maderspach, drum and double bass.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Music Gallery. Post-Classical Series:Frances-Marie Uitti: The Most InterestingCellist on the Planet. Cellist demonstrates herdouble bowing technique. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Measha Brueggergosman. Ravel: Preludeand Suite from Mother Goose; Barber:Knoxville–Summer of 1915 Op.24; Duparc: FourSongs; Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird(1919 revision). Measha Brueggergosman,soprano; James Gaffigan, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). -5.Intermission chat in lobby. Also Apr 13.●●8:00: Vespera Ensemble. Spring Song:A Celebration of Canadian Composers.Maziarz: Danse Suite; Ryan: The Royal Fools;Kardonne: Weakness; Luengen: Salve Regina.Vespera Women’s Choir; Sarah John, conductor;guests: Tova Kardonne and The Thing Is.Windermere United Church, 356 WindermereAve. 647-267-0750. /(adv).Friday April 1236 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recital. Leslie Bickle, soprano. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoPotpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, internationaland other genres. Gordon Murray, piano.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snackfriendly. Also Apr 5, 19, 26.●●7:00: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.Believe in Kids Concert. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-410-2256. .In support of the Toronto Kiwanis Boys andGirls Clubs.●●7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Apr 11.●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series. Works by Brahms, Stravinsky,Piazzolla and others. Bax & Chung piano duo.Brevik Hall, Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 ChurchGreatArtistPianoSeriespresentsBax & Chungpiano duoFriday, April 128pmauroraculturalcentre.ca905 713-1818St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Aretha Franklin. Gospel, R&B,jazz and blues vocals. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Sarah Slean,singer-songwriter. RBC Theatre, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. -.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. RoyalConservatory Orchestra with Tito Muñoz.Goodyear: Count Up; Liszt: Piano ConcertoNo.1 in E-flat S124; Berlioz: SymphonieFantastique Op.14. Rudin Lengo, piano.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up. 6:45: Prelude recital featuringstudents and faculty of Glenn Gould StudioSchool.●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Violin Fireworks.Mozetich: Postcards from the Sky; Mozart:Violin Concerto No.5 in A; Sarasate:Zigeunerweisen; Mendelssohn: Octet (orchestralversion). Alexandre da Costa, violin;Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: Via Salzburg Chamber Ensemble.The Struggle Within. Schubert: String QuartetNo.13 in a D804 “Rosamunde”; String QuartetNo.14 in d D810 “Death and the Maiden”;Kenins: Little Suite for String Quartet. SeilerQuartet. Rosedale United Church, 159Roxborough Dr. 416-972-9193. ; (under30); (st).●●8:00: York University Baroque Ensemble.Bohemian Baroque and Beyond. Chamber andvocal works by Bach, Buxtehude, Vejvanovský,Michna and others. Stephanie Martin, conductor.Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477Manning Ave. 416-969-3498. PWYC. Proceedsto York University Baroque Ensemble.Saturday April 13●●1:00: Brampton Music Theatre. Joseph andthe Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Also7:30. See Apr 11.●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11. Also 7:30.●●4:00: Larkin Singers. Cloudburst. Maimets:Misericordia (world premiere); and works byPärt and Whitacre. Guest: TorQ PercussionQuartet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-895-0651. ; (sr); (youth).●●5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. JustDance! Eclectic selection of songs and dances.TCC Chorale Choir; Jennifer Swan choreographer.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st).●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. 13th StreetWinery Piano Series: Canucks à la Carte.Works by Hétu, Sherkin, Steven and Vivier.Tristan Durie, flute; Lucy Fitz Gibbon, voice;Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano; AdamSherkin, piano; Anthony Thompson, clarinet.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x205./(adv).●●7:30: Annex Singers. Heaven and Earth.Fauré: Requiem; and works by Josquin,Mendelssohn, Copland, Henderson, Lauridsenand others. Maria Case, conductor; guests:Paulina Swierczek, soprano; DomenicoSanfilippo, baritone. Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-968-7747. ;(sr/st); free(12 and under).●●7:30: Brampton Music Theatre. Joseph andthe Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Also1:00. See Apr 11.●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11. Also 2:00.●●7:30: Music Heals. Charity Fundraiserfor SickKids Foundation. Works by Chopin,Beethoven, Mozart and others. Ricker Choi,piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-889-9461. ; (st).●●7:30: Opera Atelier. The Magic Flute. SeeApr 6.●●7:30: Singing Together. A Celebration ofCultural Diversity through Choral Music.Coro San Marco; CroArte Chorale; JoyfulSingers; Nayiri Armenian Choir of Toronto;Schola Cantorum; and others. Toronto KoreanPresbyterian Church, 67 Scarsdale Rd. 416-481-8484. .●●8:00: Canadian Flute Association. AislingAgnew and Matthew McAllister Flute andGuitar Duo Recital. Women’s Art AssociationGallery, 23 Prince Arthur Ave. 416-293-1302..●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Concert 3: Jonathan Mak, Piano SoloRecital. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue;Mozart: Sonata in B-flat K333; Ravel: Sonatine;Chopin: Rondo in E-flat Op.16; Liszt: HungarianRhapsody No.12. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphonythewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 37

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