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Volume 18 Issue 8 - May 2013

  • Text
  • Choir
  • Toronto
  • Theatre
  • Concerts
  • Musical
  • Jazz
  • Choral
  • Singers
  • Festival
  • Vocal
Includes the 2013 Canary Pages choral directory.

The WholeNote listings

The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (Greater Toronto Area) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.Beyond the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the currentissue, there are listings for events in Barrie, Brantford,Collingwood, Dundas, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener,London, Midland, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Peterborough, Port Hope,St. Catharines, Stratford and Waterloo. Starts on page 48.C.In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 50.D.The EtCeteras is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 53.A general word of caution. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.How to List. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period fromJune 1, 2013 to September 7, 2013. All listings must be received by6pm Wednesday May 15.Listings can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.listings zone map. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: 42 15Lake ErieCity of TorontoLISTINGS8Lake Ontario345 SORAUREN AVENUE Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Courtice, Leaskdale,Markham, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville and Richmond HillWednesday May 1●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Thomas Fitchesorgan. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●1:30: Mirvish Productions. The Wizard ofOz. Music by Arlen; lyrics by Harburg; withadditional new songs by A. L. Webber (music)and T. Rice (lyrics). Danielle Wade (Dorothy);Cedric Smith (Professor Marvel/Wizard);Lisa Horner (Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of theWest); Mike Jackson (Hickory/Tin Man); LeeMacDougall (Zeke/Lion); Jamie Mc Knight(Hunk/Scarecrow); and others; FranklinBrasz, music director; Jeremy Sams, stagedirector. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St.416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. -5.Tue-Sat at 7:30; also matinees Wed, Sat andSun at 1:30. Runs to Aug 18. LISTING NOTREPEATED.MUSICAL THEATREThe following long-run musicals appear only once in our daily concert listings onthe date of the first performance falling within the date rage covered in this issue.Check websites for details. First performance dates and times are as follows:●●May 1, 1:30: Mirvish Productions. The Wizard of Oz. Runs to August 18. (GTA)●●May 1, 2:00: Shaw Festival. Guys and Dolls. Runs to October 12. (Beyond GTA)●●May 4, 2:00: Stratford Festival. Fiddler on the Roof. Runs to October 20. (Beyond GTA)●●May 28, 7:30: Nu Musical Theatricals/Classical Theatre Project/StarvoxEntertainment. Cats. Runs to July 28. (GTA)MAY/JUN 2013MAY01/02WED/THU | 8pmOPERA FIVEGRANADOS & DE FALLATWO OPERAS //03 FRI | 8pmTON BEAU STRING QUARTETCLASSICAL //04 SAT | 8pmLIGHTNING FIELDSGILLIAM, ANGLIN, POTTIEPOETRY & IMPROV //08 WED | 8pmSARAH MACDOUGALLSONGWRITER //09 THU | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:RYAN McCOLLOUGHCONTEMPORARY //12 SUN | 3pmARRAYMUSIC FUNDRAISERJOHN CAGE: SONATAS &INTERLUDES / w/cd13 MON | 8pmWINONA ZELENKA, celloMAURO BERTOLI, pianoCLASSICAL //●●7:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.Odes, serenades and oratorio choruses.Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Ivars Taurins, conductor;guests: Sophie Daneman, soprano;Rufus Müller, tenor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(65 and over); -(35 and under).Also May 2-5, 7(George Weston Recital Hall).Start times vary.●●7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight: Brampton Folk Club Annual ShowcaseConcert. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 30 Main St. S, Brampton. 647-233-3655 or 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st).●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.Strauss. Erika Sunnegårdh, soprano(Salome); Richard Margison, tenor (Herod);Martin Gantner, baritone (John the Baptist-May 1, 4); Alan Held, bass (John the Baptist16 THU | 8pmRhrrFRENCH IMPROV TRIO 24 FRI | 8pmMIVOS STRING QUARTETCONTEMPORARY/CLASSICAL//25 SAT | 3pmARRAYMUSIC:NEW COMPOSERSWORKSHOP 27 MON | 8pmjunctQin KEYBOARD COLLECTIVEFIRSTS, CONTEMPORARY//29 TUE | 8pmTRIA FIDELISLINDSAY, KLEIN, TAHARACLASSICAL //JUNE06 THU | 8pmBLOEMENDAHL, SHANAHAN,BERTOLI, CLASSICAL CELLOSONATAS //07 FRI | 8pmTRIO LAURIERSTORYTELLING MUSICCLASSICAL //The Place Where You Go To Listen30 | May 1 – June 7, 2013

- May 7, 10, 16, 22); Hanna Schwarz, mezzo(Herodias); Johannes Debus, conductor;Atom Egoyan, director. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Also May 4, 7, 10, 16, 22.●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Music and lyrics by Finn; book by Lapine.Darrin Baker, Sarah Gibbons, Sara-JeanneHosie, Michael Levinson, Eric Morin andothers; Reza Jacobs, music director; RobertMcQueen stage director; Tim French, choreographer.Daniels Spectrum: a cultural hubin Regent Park, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. -; -(st/arts worker).Also May 2-4, 5(mat and eve), 7-11, 12(mat andeve). Start times vary.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Opera Five: Goyescas;El Retablo de Maese Pedro. Granados:Goyescas; De Falla: El Retablo de MaesePedro. Catharin Carew, mezzo; Emily Ding,soprano; Rachel Krehm, soprano; GiovanniSpanu; baritone; Graham Thompson, tenor;Maika’i Nash, music director and piano; AriaUmezawa, stage director. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st). Also May 2.●●8:00: Musideum. Simeon Abbott and MikeGennaro with CCMC. Mike Gennaro, drums;Simeon Abbott, piano. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Bravura.Opera, musical theatre, pop, jazz, Italian folkmusic. Lawrence Cotton, baritone; GeorgeMasswohl, bari-tenor; Curtis Sullivan, bassbaritone. Main Stage, Rose Theatre Brampton,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800..●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BerliozSymphonie fantastique. Debussy: Préludeà l’après-midi d’un faune; Poulenc: Concertoin d for Two Pianos and Orchestra; Berlioz:Symphonie fantastique. Frank Braley, piano;Eric Le Sage, piano; Stéphane Denève, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-5. Also May 2, 4(7:15: Pre-concertchat).Thursday May 2●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Sérénade Française. Artists ofthe COC Ensemble Studio present a programof French arias and art songs. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:00 noon: Corporation of Massey Halland Roy Thomson Hall. Choir & Organ Concerts:Agincourt Madrigal Singers and NorthleaJunior Choir – Youthful Treasures. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255.Free.●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. Lunchtime Concert. Encore selectionof concert band music including classical,musicals and other genres, usually withone vocal selection. John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Lunch friendly; coffee available.Concerts take place first Thursday of themonth.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Organized Crime Duo. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free. 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Music in the Afternoon: 115th AnniversaryConcert – James Ehnes, violin; RussellBraun, baritone; Carolyn Maule, piano. Bach:Hier, in meines Vaters Stätte (from CantataWomen’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonJames Ehnes, violinRussell Braun, baritoneCarolyn Maule, pianoThursdayMay 2, 1.30 Koerner HallTELUS Centre forPerformance and Learningwww.wmct.on.caNo.32) BWV32; Wenn Trost und Hülf ermangelnmuss (from Canata No. 117) BWV117; Chaconnefor solo violin (from Partita No.2 in d)BWV1004; Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte(song cycle) Op.98; Paganini: Caprices Nos. 9,16, 24; A Shropshire Lad: English songs basedon poetry of A.E. Housman, with settings byVaughan Williams, Butterworth and Barber;Estacio: Away and Awake in the Night, songcycle for baritone, violin and piano (worldpremiere). Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.●●7:30: Steinway Hall. Wolak & Donnelly CDRelease Concert. Brahms: Sonata Op.120 No.1(Allegro Appassionato, Vivace); Rimsky-Korsakov:Flight Of The Bumblebee; Peterson:Hymn To Freedom; and works by Gershwin.Kornel Wolak, clarinet; Chris Donnelly, piano.2651 John St., Markham. 416-972-9424x25.Free with reservation. Also May 4(mat, PaulHahn and Co.).●●8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Opera Five: Goyescas; ElRetablo de Maese Pedro. See May 1.●●8:00: Musideum. Andrew Chan, harp. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Pavlo: “SixString Blvd” CD Release Tour. Fusion of Mediterraneanmusical styles. Pavlo, guitar. MainStage, Rose Theatre Brampton, 1 Theatre Ln.,Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.●●8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein. MarkTingle (Emile de Becque); Jill McMillan (NellieForbush); Rob Murphy (Lt. Joe Cable); CatherineUy Huculak (Liat); Regina Simon (BloodyMary); Jason Silzer (Luther Billis); Dot Routledge,director; Alan Reid, music director.Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 KingstonRd. 416-267-9292. ; (sr/st Thurs andmat); (st rush w/ID). Also May 3, 4, 9-11, 16and 17 at 8pm; May 5, 11, 12 and 18 at 2pm.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.●●8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieParisienne. Offenbach. Elizabeth DeGrazia,soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo; ChristopherMayell, tenor; Larry Beckwith, conductor;Guillermo Silva-Marin, director. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754.-. Also May 3, 4, 5.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BerliozSymphonie fantastique. See May 1.Friday May 3● ● 12:10: Canadian Music Centre. MaryKenedi Lunch Time Concert: Solo Piano.Works by Mozetich, Kenins, Weinzweig, Behrensand Baker. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. .● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Lyndsay Promane, mezzo. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, international andother genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.Also May 10, 17, 24, 31.● ● 7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of Laura Secord. ByE. Gay and M.P. Albano. Emily Brown Gibson/Mary Christidis (Laura Secord); Andrew Love(Caller/Balladeer/Lt. FitzGibbon); Tessa Laengert(The Cow); Ann Cooper Gay, music director;Michael Patrick Albano, stage director.Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000 or 416-366-0467. ; (sr); (st/child). Also May 4and 5(mat and eve).● ● 7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. LastNight of the Proms at St. James Cathedral.Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; CathedralChoir of St. James; St. James ParishChoir. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. ;(sr/st).● ● 7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series: WhatExactly is the Great American Songbook?Scott Walker, vocals. Lower Ossington Theatre,100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Baroque Idol 2!New works. Kevin Mallon, conductor. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 647-960-6650. -.● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. In Concert. Jill Barber. jazzvocals. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St.416-872-4255. May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 31

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