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Volume 18 Issue 8 - May 2013

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  • Choir
  • Toronto
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Includes the 2013 Canary Pages choral directory.

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● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartetwith Rory McLeod, viola. Haydn: QuartetOp.20 No.3; Lau: Quartet No.2; Mozart: ViolaQuintet in E-flat. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church.Fridays @ 8: A Spring Evening Jazz Concert.Brian Barlow Quartet; Choir of LawrencePark Community Church; Kimberley Briggs,soprano; Michèle Bogdanowicz, mezzo; GlynEvans, tenor; Michael Robert-Broder, baritone.Lawrence Park Church, 2180 BayviewAve. 416-489-1551. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Ann-Marie Boudreau.World music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. DianaPanton, jazz vocals. With Reg Schwager,guitar; Don Thompson, bass and piano. RoseStudio Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800 . .● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Dianne Reeves,jazz vocals, and Raul Midón, vocals and guitar.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.A HANDELCELEBRATIONMay 1-7tafelmusik.orgBaroque Orchestra and Chamber ChoirJeanne Lamon, Music Director | Ivars Taurins, Director, Chamber ChoirMay 4, 2013 · 2 & 8 pmLiving Arts Centre, MississaugaTHE WORLDBELOVEDMississauga Festival Choir presents a uniqueprogram of North American folk music includingthe bluegrass mass The World Beloved.Tickets available from www.livingartscentre.cawww.mississaugafestivalchoir.comA. Concerts in the GTA the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708.● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieParisienne. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. ClassicConcert. St. James United Church, 400Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-890-8648 or 905-824-4667. .● ● 8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. New Manoeuvers– music for percussion and dance.Rolfe: new work (world premiere); Morphy;new work (world premiere); Cage: Third Construction;Reich: Mallet Quartet; and otherworks. Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell,Jamie Drake and Daniel Morphy, percussion;Linda Garneau and others, choreography.Dancemakers Studio 313, Distillery District,9 Trinity St. 416-788-8272. ; (artists);(st). Also May 4(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. I’ll Follow The Sun- Songs of Summer. Cabaret show featuringpop, jazz, bossa nova and blues. Heidi Cyfko,Heather Brissenden, Michelle Giacometti,Luke Matijczyk and Lindsay Rolland-Mills,vocals; and others; Joshua Tamayo, piano;Dave Barns, guitar; Mike Meusel, bass; andothers. Great Hall, Unitarian Congregationof Mississauga, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.905-338-5702. . Also May 4.Saturday May 4● ● 2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. TheWorld Beloved: a bluegrass mass. A programof North American folk music. RBC Theatre,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. ; (sr/st);(under 12). Also at 8:00.● ● 2:00: Paul Hahn and Co. Wolak & DonnellyCD Release Concert. Brahms: Sonata Op.120No.1 (Allegro Appassionato, Vivace); Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight Of The Bumblebee; Peterson:Hymn To Freedom; and works by Gershwin.Kornel Wolak, clarinet; Chris Donnelly, piano.1058 Yonge St. 416-972-9424x25. Free. AlsoMay 2 (eve, Steinway Hall).● ● 2:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. New Manoeuvers– music for percussion and dance..Also 8:00. See May 3.● ● 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. DanceYour Song: annual spring festival of song.Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; and otherworks. All TCC choirs. Toronto Centre for.50-.50.● ● 4:30: Beach United Church. Beach Jazz &Reflection: Cuban Jazz. Jane Bunnett, saxophone;Hilario Durán, piano. St. Aidan’s AnglicanChurch (The Beach), 70 Silverbirch Ave.416-691-8082. Freewill offering. Childrenwelcome.● ● 7:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church.Jazzin’ It Up! Showcase & Auction. Selectionsfrom the golden age of jazz. ESG Singers,soloists and local jazz musicians. 35Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250. . Fundraiserfor ESG.● ● 7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of LauraSecord. See May 3.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See May 1.● ● 7:30: Cantemus Singers. Love Songs.Works by Josquin, Byrd, Janequin and Schütz.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also May 5(mat, St.Aidan’s Anglican Church).● ● 7:30: Markham Jazz Festival. Mays at theMovies. Bill Mays Trio. Varley Art Gallery, 216Main St., Unionville. 905-471-5299. .● ● 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. FarewellSymphony. Haydn: Symphony No.45“Farewell”; Bach: Violin Concerto No.2 in E;Orchestral Suite No.3. Leslie Ashworth, violin;Charles Demuynck, conductor. Central BaptistChurch, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st); (child).Also May 5(3:00, St. Simon’s Anglican Church,Oakville).● ● 7:30: Rose Orchestra. Broadway Spectacular.Selections from musical theatreincluding music by A. L. Webber, Rodgers andHammerstein and others. Garden Banquetand Convention Centre, 8 Clipper Ct., Brampton.905-874-2800 . ; (sr/st); (12and under).● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. DiscoverySeries: Academy Chamber Orchestra. Stringstudents from RCM’s Young Artists Academy.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Gospel Choir.Gospelfest 2013. Wellspring Worship Centre,89 Centre Ave. 416-614-4872. /(adv).● ● 7:30: Village Voices. Celtic Traditions.Celtic folk music with fiddlers, flute, pipes,bodhran and highland dancing. JoanAndrews, conductor. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch (Markham), 143 Main St. N.,Markham. 905-294-8687. ; (sr/st);free(under 12).● ● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. The Bills. Folkand roots. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. .● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.PRESENTSALL BEETHOVENPeter Longworth pianoTak Ng Lai conductorMay 4, 8 PM● ● 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. All-Beethoven:Peter Longworth, piano. Coriolan OvertureOp.62; Piano Concerto No.4 in G Op.58; SymphonyNo.4 in B-flat Op.60. Tak-Ng Lai, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Joby Talbot’sPath of Miracles. Text by R. Dickinson. Fora cappella choir. Church of St. Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-217-0537. ;(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Lightening Fields. Poetryand improvised music. Music by Gilliam andRingas, with texts by Hafiz, Shakespeare,bpNichol, Szymborska, Cavafy, e. e. cummingsand others. Bill Gilliam, piano; Charlie Ringas,percussion; guest: Anne Anglin, actor. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).● ● 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. TheWorld Beloved: a bluegrass mass. See 2:00.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Kathleen Gillis, percussion.World music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. The TD JazzSeries: Devoted to Dizzy. Pérez: Piano Quintet“Camino de Cruces” (world premiere).Danilo Pérez Trio (Danilo Pérez, piano; JohnPatitucci, bass; Brian Blade, drums); CeciliaString Quartet . Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Small World Music. 11th AnnualAsian Music Series: Rajeev Taranath, sarod .Maja Prentice Theatre, 3650 Dixie Rd., Mississauga.416-536-5439. /(adv).● ● 8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts.An Evening with Norine and Andrei. Operaand light opera. Norine Burgess, mezzo; AdreiStrelaiev, piano. St. Jude’s Church, 160 WilliamSt., Oakville. 905-844-3972. .● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La Vie32 | May 1 – June 7, 2013

Parisienne. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BerliozSymphonie fantastique. 7:15: Pre-concertchat. See May 1.● ● 8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. New Manoeuvers– music for percussion and dance.Also 2:00. See May 3.● ● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. I’ll Follow The Sun– Songs of Summer. See May 3.Sunday May 5● ● 9:30am: Vesnivka Choir. Easter Liturgy.Halyna Kvitka Kondracki, conductor. St.Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4 BellwoodsAve. 416-246-9880. Free. Religiousservice.● ● 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Also 7:00. See May 1.● ● 2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of LauraSecord. Also 7:30. See May 3.● ● 2:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. MarkhamContemporary Music Festival: Sibelius’Violin Concerto. Lutosławski: SymphonicVariations; Sibelius: Concerto for violin andorchestra Op.47; Stravinsky: Symphony Op.1No.1. Mark Djokic, violin; Kristian Alexandra;Alexa Petrenko, host. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. .96; .96(sr/st). 1:15: Pre-concert talk.● ● 2:00: Opera by Request. Jenůfa. Janáček.Michèle Cusson, soprano (Jenůfa); MonicaZerbe, mezzo (Kostelnica); Paul Williamson,tenor (Laca); Lenard Whiting, tenor(Steva); Karen Bojti, mezzo (Grandmother);and others; William Shookhoff, piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● ● 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 2:00: Trio Bravo. In Concert. Stamitz:Clarinet Quartet; Mozart: Divertimento; Schumann:Piano Quartet in E-flat. Terry Storr,clarinet; Baird Knechtel, viola; John Selleck,piano; guests: Velma Ko, violin; Alan Stellings,cello. All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-242-2131. ;(sr/st).● ● 2:30: Bel Canto Singers. 20th AnniversaryCelebration: Memorable Melodies. Manychoir favourites including songs from the20s. Linda Meyer, conductor. St. Dunstan ofCanterbury, 56 Lawson Road, Scarborough.416-286-8260. . Also 7:30.● ● 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Soundand Light. Berio: Sequenza XIV; Hatzis: ParlorMusic; Louie: Three Cadenzas for clarinetand percussion; Bartók: Sonata for twopianos and percussion; Babadjanian/Arutunian:Armenian Rhapsody. Guests: BeverlyJohnston and Ryan Scott, percussion; JamieParker, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 19-267-0636. ; (sr); (30 andunder); (st).● ● 3:00: Cantemus Singers. Love Songs.Works by Josquin, Byrd, Janequin and Schütz.St. Aidan’s Anglican Church (The Beach), 70Silverbirch Ave. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). Also May 4(eve, Church of the HolyTrinity).● ● 3:00: Echo Women’s Choir. Mouth Music.Dalglish: Handlebar of Wings; The Road toCanterbury (set to words from Chaucer’sPrologue to The Canterbury Tales); Westcott:In the Almost Evening (set to words byJoy Kogawa); dance songs from Bulgaria,Macedonia and Georgia. Becca Whitla, pianoand conductor; Echo Band; Alan Gasser, conductor;guest: Maria Dunn, vocals. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-779-5554./(adv); (underwaged).● ● 3:00: Green Door. Cabaret Series: A LittleBit of Everything. Deborah Overes, vocals.Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. /(reserved);(arts worker, rush).● ● 3:00: John Laing Singers. Morning andEvening. Tavener: Svyati; Bach: music fromCello Suite No.1 (new choral adaptation by R.Bergs); and works by Rutter, Byrd, Vasks andDvořák. Mercer-Park Duo (Rachel Mercer,cello; Angela Park, piano); Guest: YehonatanBerick, violin. St. Matthew On The Plains, 126Plains Rd. E., Burlington. 905-628-5238. ;(st). Also May 4 (eve, Dundas).● ● 3:00: Monday Morning Singers. Airs andArias, Duos and Divas. Dorothy Jovkovic,piano; guests: Jonathan Liebich, baritone;Sasha Liebich Tait, soprano. St. Paul’s AnglicanChurch, 227 Church St., Newmarket.905-852-3693. ; free(12 and under).● ● 3:00: Musideum. HoofBeats. Folk andworld music. Brad Forwell, Lewis Melville, IanPattison, Murray Ritchie, Jeff Byrd. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. FarewellSymphony. Haydn: Symphony No.45“Farewell”; Bach: Violin Concerto No.2 in E;Orchestral Suite No.3. Leslie Ashworth, violin;Charles Demuynck, conductor. St. Simon’sAnglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville.905-483-6787. ; (sn); (st);(child). Also May 4(7:30, Central BaptistChurch, Oakville).● ● 3:00: Rosedale Presbyterian Church.Recitals at Rosedale: Springtime in Paris.Works by Couperin, Rameau and others.Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. 129 Mt. PleasantRd. 416-921-1931. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.See May 1.● ● 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. In Concert.Schubert: Mass in E-flat D950; Mendelssohn:Psalm 42 Op.42 “As The Hart Pants.”Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Leigh-Ann Martin,mezzo; Zachary Finkelstein, tenor; ChristopherMayell, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; TaliskerPlayers; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. ; (sr/st).● ● 5:00: Caribbean Chorale of Toronto.Spring Concert. Amy Lee, conductor. Churchof St. Stephen, 2259 Jane St., Downsview.416-241-4639. Freewill offering.● ● 7:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.Also 2:00. See May 1.● ● 7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church. JunctionJam 5. Dixie Demons. 288 HumbersideAve. 416-763-2393. Freewill offering. Refreshmentsto follow.● ● 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. 20th AnniversaryCelebration: Memorable Melodies. See 2:30.● ● 7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Laura’s Cow: the Legend of LauraSecord. Also 2:00. See May 3.● ● 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. Spring Concert:Like a Rainbow. Louise Jardine, conductor;Margaret Parsons, accompanist.Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith ParkDr., Etobicoke. 416 231-9120. ; free(under12). Refreshments included.● ● 7:30: Leaside 100 Celebration Committee.Hymn Festival: From the Past will come theFuture. Choirs and musicians from LeasideBible Chapel, Leaside Presbyterian, LeasideUnited, Northlea United, St. Anselm’s andother churches; Jane Pitfield, commentator.Leaside United Church, 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425-125. Freewill offering.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La VieParisienne. See May 2.● ● 8:15: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.William Maddox, organ. Works by Vierne,Duruflé and Widor. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. 7:00: Religious service.Monday May 6● ● 7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance. NewMusic 101: Part 4 - Toy Piano Composers and’junctQín Keyboard Collective. Part four ofa four-part lecture/demonstration seriesthat highlights new directions in music creationand performance. John Terauds, host.Opera Rbyequestwppresents:May Festival ConcertsJanacek's JenufaSunday, May 5, 2:00 pmMoore's Ballad of Baby DoeSaturday, May 11, 7:30 pmMozart's Così fan TutteFriday, May 24, 7:30 pmPuccini's La BohèmeSaturday, May 25, 7:30 pmoperabyrequest.ca416 455 2365fb: OperaByRequestAll performances College St. United Church452 College St. @ May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 33

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