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Volume 18 Issue 7 - April 2013

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  • April
  • Toronto
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Performing Arts, 145

Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Also Apr 27(mat) and May 1,4, 7, 10, 16, 22.●●2:00: Classical Music Conservatory. MusicFor a Cause: Benefit Concert for the Heartand Stroke Foundation. An eclectic mix ofmusic. Ton Beau Quartet; Erik Ross, piano/composer; Beth Polese, soprano; StephaniePesant, flute; Jane Yang, violin; Mark Andrews,piano; Young Running (indie band). Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-537-5995. ;(child). Intermission Bake Sale. All proceedsto Heart and Stroke Foundation.●●2:00: Marquee Theatrical Productions. TheSound of Music. See Apr 11.●●2:00: Pickering Community Concert Band.Spring Concert. Watkins (arr): I Was GladThey Said Unto Me; Graf (arr): Clarinet a laMode; British folk song medley “Mannin Veen”;a tribute to Maynard Ferguson; Sousa March;and other works. Paul Schwarz, vocals; DougManning, conductor. Forest Brook CommunityChurch, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-427-5443.; (sr/st).●●2:00: Show Choir Canada. Show ChoirCanada National Championships. Also11:00am. See Apr 20.●●2:00: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.Silk, Spice and the New World. J.B. Chance:Variations on a Korean Folk Song; Balmage:Arabian Dances; McBeth: Of Sailors andWhales; Chaminade: Flute Concerto. CamilleWatts, flute and piccolo; Andrew Chung,conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr/st).●●2:30: Jean-Paul Reymont Presents.Springtime in Europe. Operatic selections;music from Phantom of the Opera, My FairLady; and other songs in English, French,Italian and German; also solo piano worksby Chopin. Charlene Santoni, soprano; RyanWang, piano; Jean-Paul Reymont, baritoneand emcee; Jennifer Alderson, accompanist.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St,Aurora. 905-833-5368 or 905 898-5686.; (sr/st).●●3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Handel’s Solomon. See 20(eve).●●3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Solomon. 2:15:Pre-concert chat. See Apr 20.●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. String Series:Alisa Weilerstein, cello, and Inon Barnatan,piano. Beethoven: 7 Variations on “BeiMännern, welche Liebe fühlen,” WoO46;Britten: Cello Sonata in C Op.65; Shostakovich:24 Preludes Op.34; Rachmaninoff: CelloA. Concerts in the gtASonata in g Op.19. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Andrew Adair, organ. Bach: Preludes andFugues. Organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. A Dog’sBest Friend. Choral Evensong for St. Georgewith St. Olave’s Choir and Tim Showalter,organ. Followed by refreshments and St.Olave’s Arts Guild and Consort with wordsand music from Shakespeare and beyond.360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686.Contributions appreciated. Religious service.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Mike Murley Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.Religious service.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Canadian Jazz Quartet (GaryBenson, guitar; Duncan Hopkins, bass; DonVickery, drums; Frank Wright, vibes). 1570Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free, donationswelcome. Religious service.●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Radim Zenkl,flute, and Adam Zuckiewicz, piano. Works byBach, Dvořák and Mozart. Restaurant PrahaMasaryktown, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd.,Scarborough. 416-879-5677. ; (st).●●5:00: Shannon Butcher/Jazz-Tonic Trio.Earth Day Jazz Vespers Concert. I GotRhythm; Body and Soul; Up Jumped Spring;On a Clear Day; On Green Dolphin Street;and other jazz standards. Shannon Butcher,vocals; Boris Treivus, piano; Augusto Santana,drums; David Thiessen, bass. St. Luke’s UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-879-8126.416-924-9619. PWYC. Proceeds to St. Luke’sUnited Church music programs. Post-concertchat and refreshments. Religious service.●●7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church.Junction Jam. Ton Beau String Quartet. 288Humberside Ave. 416-763-2396. Freewill offering.Refreshments to follow.Monday April 22●●7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance. NewMusic 101: Part 3–Canadian ElectronicEnsemble and New Music Concerts. Partthree 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.●●7:30: Associates of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five Small Concerts Series: LuckySeven. Berwald: Septet in B-flat “Grand”;Beethoven: Septet in E-flat for strings andwind Op.20. James Wallenberg, violin;Christopher Redfield, viola; Amy Laing, cello;Kristen Bruya, double bass; Samuel Banks,bassoon; and others. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Duo Concertante CDRelease: “Beethoven: Complete Sonatas forViolin and Piano.” Works by Beethoven, Bach42 | April 1 – May 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

and Canadian composers. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (st).Tuesday April 23●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: We’s the Bye’s. Two COCEnsemble Studio alumni from Newfoundlandcelebrate songs from their native province.Michael Barrett and Adam Luther, tenors.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Bach: Prelude and Fuguein A BWV536; Allein Gott in der Hohe I-II-IIIBWV662, 663, 664; Erstanden ist der heilgeChrist BWV628; Erschienen ist der herrlicheTag BWV627. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●7:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Music and lyrics by Finn; book by Lapine.Darrin Baker, Sarah Gibbons, Sara-JeanneHosie, Michael Levinson, Eric Morin and others;Reza Jacobs, music director; RobertMcQueen, stage director; Tim French, choreographer.Daniels Spectrum: a culturalhub in Regent Park, 585 Dundas St. E.1-800-838-3006. -; -(st/artsworker). Also Apr 24(preview), 25-28, 30,May 1-12.●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Unruly Music ofthe Present. Works by J. Adams, Higdon, I.Clarke, Kapustin, J.L. Adams, B. Douglas andothers. Cecilia Lee, Wesley Shen and CherylDuvall, piano; Kathleen Long, cello; Eric Mohr,bassoon; Flautas del Fuego; and others. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st/artsworker).Wednesday April 24●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236. Free.●●7:30: Junction Trio. Post-IndustrialWednesdays: Post-Industrial Vivaldi. Vivaldi:Flute Concerto “Il Grand Mogul” (Canadianpremiere). Lucas Tensen, cello; EricaWilliamson, violin; Jamie Thompson, flute. St.Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave.416-993-5883. By donation.●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See Apr 23.●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Out of the Apartment. Newly commissionedworks by British and Canadian composers.Philip Thomas, piano. Gallery 345, 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).Thursday April 25●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Quartet Masterworks:Debussy and Mendelssohn. Debussy: Quartetin g; Mendelssohn: Quartet in e. ArkadasQuartet. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Gregg Redner, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers. Classic Music. Works byPaganini. Lucas Harris, guitar; Edwin Huizinga,violin; Emily Eng, viola; Kerri McGonigle, cello.Northern District Public Library, Room 224, 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See Apr 23.●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Correlation Street. Clarke: Verstorung;Crane: 4 miniatures; Grahl: new work (premiere);B. Harrison: Rise; Mayo: Pike andShot; Williamson: Vier Stuckchen. Continuumensemble; Philip Thomas, piano. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).●●8:00: Esmeralda Enrique SpanishDance Company. Portales. World premiere.Flamenco dance, music and song.Chris Church, violin; Nicolás Hernández, guitar,Oscar Lago, guitar; Naike Ponce, vocals;Manuel Soto, vocals; and others including fivedancers. Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queen’sQuay W.(third floor). 416-973-4000. -;.50-.50(sr/st). Also Apr 26, 27, 28(mat).ThursdayApril 25, 20138 pmCorrelation StreetThe Music Gallery197 John Street(/20/10)●●8:00: Onstage Productions. The PajamaGame. Music and lyrics by Adler and Ross.Includes Steam Heat, Hernando’s Hideaway,Hey There and other songs; with orchestra.Lorraine Green-Kimsa and Judy Scott-Jacobs, directors. George Ignatieff Theatre.15 Devonshire Pl. 416-556-9552. ; (sr);(st). Also Apr 26, 27(mat and eve), 28(mat).Friday April 26●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recital. Lee Stratton, 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.Composers: James Clarke (UK)Laurence Crane (UK)Trevor Grahl (CA)Bryn Harrison (UK)Christopher Mayo (CA)Gordon Williamson (CA)Continuum’s ensemble withUK pianist Philip Thomas416 924 4945 continuummusic.orgPost-Industrial Vivaldi!The Junction TrioJamie Thompson, fluteErica Williamson, violinLucas Tensen, cello | pots & pansWednesday, April 24 730pmSt. Anne's Anglican Church270 Gladstone AvenueBy Donation | Free Parking | All-ages EventMore Info: thejunctiontrio.webs.comGreeçeFromGranadatoMusic of de Falla, Garcia Lorca,Theodorakis & BeauvaisMaria SoulisMEZZO-SOPRANOWilliam BeauvaisGUITARJulian KnightVIOLIN & VIOLAHELICONIAN HALLFriday April 26 | 8pm advance | doorwww.mariasoulis.com416-224-9844sine nomineEnsemble for Medieval MusicOrientis partibusA musical meeting ofEast and WestFriday, April 26, at 8 pmSaint Thomas's Church383 Huron StreetTickets / 416-638-9445sine.nomine@3web.comthewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2013 | 43

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