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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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Free.●●2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers. Classic Hollywood: TheSongs of Film’s Golden Era. Anamaria Eisler,vocals. Northern District Public Library,Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MyHomeland. See Apr 17.A. Concerts in the gtA●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11.●●7:30: Opera Belcanto. Il Trovatore. Verdi.David Varjabed, music director; GabrieleGraziano; stage director; guests: TatevikAshuryan, soprano (Leonora); NarinéAnanikyan, mezzo (Azucena); HovhannesAyvzyan, tenor (Manrico); Jeffrey Carl, baritone(Count di Luna). Richmond Hill CentreEVE EGOYANConcert of works by Finnissy, Vivier,Susam, Hellawell and Southam+ CD Launch of “5”World Première Recordings ofposthumously discovered works byANN SOUTHAMApril 19, 2013 at 8 pm / Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto(416) 872-4255 Tickets Students, Seniors, Arts Workers www.eveegoyan.comfor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; -(sr); (st); free(13 and under). AlsoApr 20.●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble.Mackey: Deal; Ligeti: Kammerkonzert; Louie:Imaginary Opera. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●7:30: York University Departments ofDance and Music. Rite Redux. Solo music performancesand dance. York Dance Ensemble;Christina Petrowska Quilico and MichaelCoghlan, piano; guests: John Kruspe, piano;Kim Chow-Morris, flute. Sandra Faire andIvan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; .50(sr/st).Also Apr 19, 20.●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. NatalieMacMaster, fiddler. See Apr 17.●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. String Delights.Mozart: Serenade K525 “Eine KleineNachtmusik”; Beethoven: Quartet Op.18 No.4;Knipper: Radif Suite for quartet and orchestra(Canadian premiere); Elgar: Introductionand Allegro for String Quartet and Orchestra.Mary-Elizabeth Brown and Emily Hau, violins;Anthony Rapoport, viola; Andras Weber, cello;Nurhan Arman, conductor. George WestornRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 416- 250-3708. ; (sr); (st).Friday April 19●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recital. Adam Zukiewicz, piano.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, 12, 26.●●7:30: Brampton Folk Club. A Tribute toJohn Allen Cameron. Dave Gunning, guitarand vocals; opening act: Ray Whitmore andHarry Earle. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ; (sr/st).●●7:30: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Chopin and the Romantics: An Evening withEdward Auer. Works by Chopin, Schubertand Rachmaninoff. Edward Auer, piano. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. ; (st).●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Rusalka. Dvořák.Deena Nicklefork, soprano (Rusalka); DavidEnglish, bass-baritone (Vodnik); KarenBojti, mezzo (Ježibaba); Ryan Harper, tenor(Prince); Lise Maher, soprano(Princess); andothers; William Shookhoff, piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: Sneak Peek Orchestra. SymphonicTales. Miller: Traffic Jam; Prokofiev: Peter andthe Wolf; Lau: Gooby Suite; Rimsky-Korsakov:Scheherazade. Tanya Charles, violin; VictorCheng, conductor. St. Gabriel’s PassionistChurch. 670 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-587-0888.; (st).●●7:30: York University Departments ofDance and Music. Rite Redux. See Apr 18.●●8:00: Earwitness Productions. Eve Egoyan:Recital/CD Launch – “5.” Southam: ReturningsII (world premiere); Hellawell: Piani, Latebre(Canadian premiere); Finnissy: SKRYABIN initself (Canadian premiere); Susam: selectionsfrom Nocturnes (Canadian premiere); Vivier:Shiraz. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. ; (sr/st/arts workers).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Series:Dark and Light. Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel(Mirror in the Mirror); Prokofiev: Sonata No.1;Franck: Violin Sonata in A. Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott,piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Montréal àToronto: Chansongs. Bilingual evening ofmusic, stories, language and culture. MartinLéon and Lily Frost, singer-songwriters;Dominique Denis, host. Conservatory Theatre,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●8:00: Small World Music. 11th Annual AsianMusic Series: Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Indianslide guitar, with Subhen Chatterjee, tabla.Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-536-5439. /(adv); (VIP).●●9:00: Joel Hartt Presents. I’ve Got MyStandards. Cabaret with Joel Hartt, vocals,Reg Schwager, jazz guitar and Steve Wallace,bass. Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 ParliamentAve. 647-347-6567. /(adv).Saturday April 20●●11:00am: Show Choir Canada. Show ChoirCanada National Championships. The Pitches,Deja Vu, West Coast Energy, Dynamo, CWGlee and others. Queen Elizabeth Theatre,190 Princes’ Blvd. 1-855-985-5000. ;(before April 7). Also Apr 21(11am and2pm)●●1:00: Oriole-York Mills United Church.Mark McKie Violin Recital. Sibelius: ViolinConcerto in d; also chamber music for violin,clarinet and piano. Derrick Lewis piano, MeriDolevski-Lewis, clarinet. 2609 Bayview Ave.647-238-2921. PWYC.●●2:00: City of Toronto Historic Museums/Neapolitan Connection. Solfeggio MusicSeries: Young Masters of Classical Music.Briarly Room, Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 DundasSt. W. 416-394-8113. ; .50(under12). Ticket includes tour of museum andrefreshments.●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11. Also 7:30.●●2:00: Peter Margolian and Friends. InConcert. Rameau: Pièce de Concert No.IVfor violin, cello and piano; Absil: Contes40 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

for trumpet and piano; Coulthard: LyricalSonatina for clarinet and piano; Nielsen:Sonata for violin and piano. Anne van Egmond,violin; Alan Shanz, cello; Peter Margolian,piano; John McGuigan, trumpet; Lenny Graf,clarinet; Steven Prime, violin. Heritage Room,Walmer Road Baptist Church, 188 LowtherAve. 416-220-6108. Free.●●7:00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. SingMe a Song in Yiddish. Songs sung in Yiddish,Hebrew, English and Russian. TanyaGranovsky, vocals; Alexander Veprinsky,piano. Winchevsky Centre, 585 CranbrookeAve. 905-669-5906. /(adv); (VIP,includes reserved seating). Benefit concertfor the Toronto Jewish Folk Choir; includes fingerfood, prizes and other activities.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Lucia diLammermoor. See Apr 17.●●7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’sChoir. The Circle of Days. Fauré: Requiem;Khvoshchinsky: Dona Nobis Pacem (premiere);Hamilton: The Circle of Days. KellyGalbraith, conductor; Ellen Meyer, piano;guests: Emperor String Quartet; Justin Welsh,bass-baritone; William O’Meara, organ.Runnymede United Church, 432 RunnymedeRd. 416-236-1522. . Proceeds to buy sewingmachines for Ituna community in Zambia.●●7:30: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11. Also 2:00.●●7:30: Music at Islington. An EnchantedEvening: A Chamber Music Soirée. Mozart:Piano Quintet; Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in a;Haydn: Divertimento for Winds. EtobicokePhilharmonic Chamber Players. IslingtonUnited Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-239-1131. ; (st);free(child). Food bank donations appreciated.●●7:30: Music On The Donway. The Eh?!Trio. Fiddle-based trio performs music fromCanadian fiddle traditions including Métis,Quebecois, Irish, Cape Breton, Newfoundlandand Ontario. Anne Lederman, fiddle, vocalsand other instruments; Emilyn Stam, fiddleand piano; James Stephens, fiddle and varietyof string instruments. Donway CovenantUnited Church, 230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. ; (st, w ID/under 12).●●7:30: Opera Belcanto. Il Trovatore. SeeApr 18.●●7:30: Pax Christi Chorale. Solomon. Handel.Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542.; (sr); (st); (under 12). 6:45: Preconcertchat. Also Apr 21(mat).●●7:30: Reaching Out Through Music. BenefitConcert and Silent Auction. St. James TownChildren’s Choir, Deborah Griffin, conductor;New Choir, Scott Pietrangelo, conductor;Meredith Shaw, singer-songwriter. Churchof St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E.416-923-8714 x205. ; 0(patron). Preconcertsilent auction (6:00) and appearanceby De La Salle Oakland Crusaders AlumniBrass Ensemble, Joel Alleyne conductor.Proceeds to Reaching Out Through Music’s St.James Town children’s music program.●●7:30: Scarborough Bluffs United Church.Downtown Jazz Band. 3739 Kingston Rd.,Scarborough. 416-267-8265. ; free(under12). Reception to follow.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.National Arts Centre Orchestra. Estacio:Brio–Toccata and Fantasy for Orchestra;Saint-Saёns: Concerto No.2 in g for Piano andOrchestra Op.22; Mendelssohn: SymphonyNo.5 in D Op.107 “Reformation.” InonBarnatan, piano; NACO, Pinchas Zukerman,conductor; Eric Friesen, host. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -. 6:45: Preconcertchat with Rick Phillips and PinchasZuckerman.●●7:30: York University Departments ofDance and Music. Rite Redux. See Apr 18.●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. FundraiserCelebrating 30 Years of the Toronto FridayNight Song Circle. Featuring Eve Goldberg,Joanne Crabtree, Tony Quarrington, AnneWalker, Prodigal Daughter (trio) and others.St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 KingstonRd. 416-264-2235. ; (sr). Also includestribute to Matthew Shuster and Tam Kearnywho recently passed away.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Buddy Guy, blues guitar. Guest:Quinn Sullivan, blues guitar. Massey Hall, 158Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.●●8:00: Gallery 345. An Evening of RussianMusic. Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola andPiano Op.147; Nine Preludes for violin andpiano (from Op.34); Tchaikovsky: Melodia forviola and piano; Stravinsky: Suite Italienne forviolin and piano. Jacques Israelievitch, violin;Elena Prokopienko, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Handel’s Solomon. Ariel Harwood-Jones, soprano; Clodagh Earls, soprano;Richard Cunningham, alto; Graham Thomson,tenor; Andrew Tees, bass. St. Andrew RomanCatholic Church, 47 Reynolds St., Oakville.905-844-3303. ; (sr); (st/child).Also Apr 21(mat).●●8:00: Milton Concert Band. Fiesta. JosephResendes, conductor. Mattamy Theatre,Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E.,Milton. $18; (sr/st/child).Sunday April 21●●10:15am: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday: Machari. 2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224. Free. Religious service.●●11:00am: Show Choir Canada. Show ChoirCanada National Championships. Also 2:00.See Apr 20.●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.Strauss. Erika Sunnegårdh, soprano (Salome);Richard Margison, tenor (Herod); MartinGantner, baritone (John the Baptist – Apr 21,27, May 1, 4); Alan Held, bass (John the Baptist– May 7, 10, 16, 22); Hanna Schwarz, mezzo(Herodias); Johannes Debus, conductor; AtomEgoyan, director. Four Seasons Centre for theREACHING OUT THROUGH MUSIC presentsnewchoirAND THE ST. JAMES TOWNCHILDREN’S CHOIRWith SCOTT PIETRANGELO and MEREDITH SHAWSaturday April 20Silent Auction 6:00 p.m.Benefit Concert 7:30 p.m.The Church ofSt. Simon-the-Apostle,525 Bloor Street EastMeredith ShawFeaturinga specialperformanceby: De LaSalle OaklandCrusaders BrassEnsembleTICKETS/INFO: 416-923-8714 ext. 205or email jamierotm@hotmail.comPatron: 0 ( tax receipt) General Admission: thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 41

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