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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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Orchestra. Annual

Orchestra. Annual Fundraiser Concert andSilent Auction. Davies: Jazz Piano Concerto(Toronto premiere). Maxine Willan, piano;Jack McFadden Trio. St. Timothy’s AnglicanChurch, 4125 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-879-5566. .●●8:00: Chamber Music Mississauga. MusicalNonsense. Includes narration of excerptsfrom Lewis Carroll. Jennifer Tung, sopranoand piano; and others; Angela Fusco, narrator.Great Hall, Unitarian Congregationof Mississauga, 84 South Service Rd.,Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr);(st); (family–2 adult, 2 child).●●8:00: Healey Willan Singers. España. Villa-Lobos: Missa Sao Sabastiao; and others. RonK. M. Cheung, conductor; John Stephenson,organ. Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 151Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Jaymz Bee. 50th Birthday Week: TheBig One! Swing dance party. Guests: AlexPangman and her Alley Cats, Terra Hazleton,Chris Norton, Barbra Lica, the Shuffle DemonsA. Concerts in the GTAand Laura Landauer. Palais Royale, 1601 LakeShore Blvd. W. 416-960-1568. -0. Pizzaand karaoke included. Proceeds to charity.●●8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Viennese Genius. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto;Brahms: Symphony No.4. Guest: SlavkoPopovic, clarinet. Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts, 130 Navy St, Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ; (sr);(st). Also Apr 14(mat).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz Series:Devoted to Dizzy: Dave Young-Terry PromaneOctet and the Heavyweights Brass Band.Guests: Claudio Roditi, trumpet; GiovanniHidalgo, percussion. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Measha Brueggergosman. See Apr 11.●●8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. GermanMasterworks. Beethoven: Egmont Overture;Piano Concerto No.3; Brahms: Symphony No.1.Elissa Miller-Kay, piano; Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Trinity Anglican Church, 79Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ;(sr); (st.) Also Apr 14(Richmond Hill).Sunday April 14●●12:00 noon: McMichael Volunteers/Canadian Amateur Musicians. Jaymz Bee50th Birthday Week. Afternoon concert andGroup of Seven artwork viewing. Guests:Tony Quarrington and friends. McMichael ArtGallery, 10365 Islington Ave., Vaughan. 905-893-1121 or 1-888-213-1121. ; (sr/st). shuttle bus from The Rex Hotel (194 Queen St.W.) leaving at noon.●●1:15: Cecilia Livingston Presents. A StillPoint: Music for Voices. U of T doctoral compositionrecital. C. Livingston: works for choir;solo vocals; solo vocals and piano; solo vocalsand marimba; soprano and string quartet;solo piano; vibraphone and harp. Choir (U ofT singers; and others from local choral community);Alexandra Smither, soprano; CeciliaString Quartet; Melissa Morgan, conductor.ASTILL POINTMusic For Voices by Cecilia LivingstonMelissa Morgan Choral ConductorFeaturingTHE CECILIA STRING QUARTETSunday, April 14, 1:15 pmVictoria College Chapel, U of T91 Charles St WestFree Admission38 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 647-885-5397. Free.●●1:30: Kingston Road United Church. Spirit,Heart, Mind: Members of the TSO. Dvořák:Quintet; E. Hayes: works for strings. TimothyDawson, bass; other TSO members. 975Kingston Rd. 416-699-6091. ; (st);free(child).●●2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Allyson McHardy, mezzosoprano.Works by Berlioz, Schumann,Rossini, J. Larson, and Scottish folksongs.Stephen Ralls, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.●●2:00: Home Music Club. In Concert. Vocaland instrumental chamber music. BritonHouse Recital Hall, 720 Mount Pleasant Rd.416-690-4774. Free.●●2:00: Kye Marshall Presents. CD Launch:“Pencil Blues.” Kye Marshall, cello and compositions;Dave Young, bass; Andrew Scott,guitar; Ethan Ardelli, drums. Jazz Bistro, 251Victoria St. 416-363-5299. .●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11.●●2:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. AnAfternoon with the Dinosaurs, A FamilyFriendly Concert. Kabalevsky: Galop from TheComedians; Bach: Concerto for Two Violinsin d; Burry: Carnival of the Dinosaurs. DavidHiraki, Ewen Hutton, violin; David Bowser, conductor;Jay Ingram, narrator. Isabel BaderTheatre, 93 Charles St. W. 416-628-9195. ;(sr); (st).●●2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Viennese Genius. See April 13(eve).●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. BetweenFriends. Lau: The Water of Life; Bruch: DoubleConcerto in e; Brahms: Symphony No.4 ine. Grace Hong, violin; Brenna Whyte, viola;Danielle Lisboa, conductor. Toronto Centre forthe Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142. ;(sr); (st). 2:15: Pre-concert talk.●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. Invesco PianoSeries: Daniil Trifonov. Scriabin: Piano SonataNo.2 in g-sharp Op.19 “Sonata-Fantasie”;Liszt: Piano Sonata in b S178; Rachmaninoff:Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op.22.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●3:00: Vesnivka Choir and TorontoUkrainian Male Chamber Choir. A tributeto Mykola Lysenko. Guests: Alexandra Beley,mezzo; Anna Vertypoloch, piano. All Saints’Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W.416-246-9880 and 416-763-2197. -25.●●5:00: Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano. In Recital.With Ingrid Bauer, harp; Peter Tiefenbach,piano. Works by Rubbra, Britten, Vivier,Fauré and Prokofiev. Mazzoleni Hall, RoyalConservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free. This is an RCM, Glenn Gould Schoolcredit recital.●●7:00: Thanks to Dr. Suzuki ConcertPerformances. Gala Concert. Solo and chambermusic performed by senior students andalumni from Suzuki schools across the GTA.First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave.W. 416-466-0208. -.●●7:30: Jubilee United Church. JOSEPH:Jubilee Organ Sunday Evening Program Hour.Includes opening march, music by Bach and19th century masters, organ transcriptionsand other works. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.●●7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. GermanMasterworks. Beethoven: Egmont Overture;Piano Concerto No.3; Brahms: Symphony No.1.Elissa Miller-Kay, piano; Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). AlsoApr 13(Aurora).Monday April 15●●7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance. NewMusic 101: Part 2–Music Gallery and NewAdventures in Sound Art. Part two of a fourpartlecture/demonstration series that highlightsnew directions in music creation andperformance. John Terauds, host. ElizabethBeeton Auditorium, Toronto ReferenceLibrary, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-6601 x207.Free. See listings section D, “The ETCeteras,”under Lectures & Symposia.●●8:30: Hugh’s Room. George Meanwell:CD/DVD Release – “The Easy Straight.” WithAnna Atkinson, violin and accordion; Eric St.Laurent, guitar; Michael McClennan, bass;Ian Harper, reeds; Graham Hargrove, percussion.2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./(adv).Tuesday April 16●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: A Celebration of CanadianArt Song. Palej: Fourteen Small Songs (premiere);Ager: new work; Coulthard: varioussongs. Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; ShannonMercer, soprano; Peter McGillivray, baritone;Steven Philcox, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Ager: Prelude and FugueOp.30 No.1; Premiere Suite pour Orgue Op.31.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Music for Mallets (Plus):Dan Morphy and Ben Duinker, percussion.Hatzis: In the Fire of Conflict; Bach: Chaccone;Pye: Their Kind of Moon; Tinoco: Mind the Gap;Morphy: Like Crystal, for 3 or more glockenspiels;Donatoni: Omar; Radiohead: LikeSpinning Plates (arr. Duinker). 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).Wednesday April 17●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Joanne VollendorfClark, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167x236. Free.●●7:00: Viva! Youth Singers of Toronto. SomeEnchanted Evening! A gala evening of songsfrom the American Songbook. CharlotteBurrage, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; GeoffreySirrett, baritone. St. Lawrence Hall, 157 KingSt. E. 416-788-8482. 5 (includes dinner).6:00: reception and silent auction.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Luciadi Lammermoor. Donizetti. Anna Christy,soprano (Lucia); Stephen Costello, tenor(Edgardo); Brian Mulligan, bass (Enrico);Stephen Lord, conductor; David Alden,Some Enchanted Evening!Viva! Youth Singers of TorontoPresentsA Gala Evening ofSongs from the American Songbookthewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 39byCharlotte Burrage (mezzo)Andrew Haji (tenor)&Geoffrey Sirett (baritone)Wednesday April 17th6 p.m. Reception & Silent Auction7 p.m. Dinner & PerformanceSt. Lawrence Hall, 157 King Street East, TorontoBusiness or Party Attire5 per persondirector. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Also Apr 20, 26, 30 and May 9,12(mat), 15, 18(mat), 24.●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. NatalieMacMaster, fiddler. Featuring a blend ofgenres from Celtic, bluegrass and folk to jazz,rock and classical music. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -.Also Apr 18.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Shannon Graham and theStorytellers: CD Launch. Art music, jazz andpop. Shannon Graham sax/voice/viola/compositions;Aline Homzy, violin; Kelly Lefaive, violin;Jessica Deutsch, viola; James Ervin, trumpet;and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.(includes CD).●●8:00: Jorge Miguel Flamenco/Lula ArtsCentre. Flamenco “Una Vez, Cada Mes.”Original, traditional and contemporaryFlamenco music, dance and song. JorgeMiguel, Flamenco guitar. Lula Lounge, 1585Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. ; free(child).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MyHomeland. Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 inA K219 “Turkish”; Smetana: Má vlast (withprojected images co-commissioned by theTSO). Gil Shaham, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-5. Post-concert chat onstage withPeter Oundjian. Also Apr 18 (mat, no post-concertchat).Thursday April 18● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.David Simon, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.info@vivayouthsingers.com ~ (416) 788-8482

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