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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.

Elizabeth Beeton

Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium, Toronto ReferenceLibrary, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-6601 x207. Free. See listings section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Lectures & Symposia.● ● 7:30: Elmer Iseler Singers. GET MUSIC!Gala Concert. Performance of Canadianand international composers. Participatingsecondary school conductors and choirsof GET MUSIC! Educational Outreach Initiative;Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams,conductor. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. E. 416-217-0537. ; free tosubscribers.● ● 7:30: Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. Celebrations.Wind Orchestra, Colin Clarke, conductor;TYWO Symphonic Winds, Dan Horner,conductor. Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’sCollege School, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-321-8996. ; (st/child). Concert marksMusic Monday as designated by the Coalitionfor Music Education.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Debbie Danbrook. Worldmusic. Debbie Danbrook, shakuhachi; MarkDaniel, crystal bowls. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: ORGANIX 13/Toronto TheatreOrgan Society. Mark Herman in Concert.Favourites on the Casa Loma Wurlitzer. CasaLoma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-769-3893. .Tuesday May 7●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: A Strauss Serenade.Strauss: Serenade in E-flat Op.7; Suite inB-flat Major Op.4. COC Orchestra’s wind section.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. Liszt: Fantasy and Fugueon the chorale Ad nos ad salutarem undamS259. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.● ● 1:30: Serenata Singers. Timeless Classics– Part 1. Joshua Tamayo and VictorCheng, piano. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese CulturalCentre of Greater Toronto, 5183 SheppardAve. E., Scarborough. 416-699-5798./(adv). Proceeds help support CanadianMusic Therapy Fund; War Child; Eva’sInitiatives.● ● 7:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. Britten Festivalof Song, Concert II: The Song Cycles. OnThis Island; A Charm of Lullabies; The Poet’sEcho; and folksong arrangements. ShannonMercer, soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo;A. Concerts in the GTAStephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Handel Celebration.Odes, serenades and oratorio choruses.Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Ivars Taurins, conductor;guests: Sophie Daneman, soprano;Rufus Müller, tenor. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 1-855-985-2787. -; -(65 andover); -(35 and under). Also May 1-5at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre. Start times vary.On THEWingmay 7 & 8, 2013, 8 pmwww.taliskerplayers.ca● ● 8:00: Talisker Players. On the Wing: themany musical evocations of birds. Burritt:Moth Poem; Copland: As It Fell Upon a Day;Gideon: Creature to Creature; Hoiby: The Lifeof the Bee; Plant: Sandpiper; Pärt: The Nightingale;Telemann: The Canary Cantata. ErinBardua, soprano; Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo;Graham Abbey, actor and reader; TaliskerPlayers. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-466-1800. ; (sr); (st). 7:15Pre-concert chat. Also May 8.● ● 8:00: Vocal Minority. Love. Music rangingfrom 500 years ago to today. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. .Wednesday May 8● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Sharon L. Beckstead,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167x236. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. Poulenc. Isabel Bayrakdarian,soprano (Blanche de la Force); Judith Forst,mezzo (Madame de Croissy); Adrianne Pieczonka,soprano (Madame Lidoine); HélèneGuilmette, soprano (Soeur Constance); IrinaMishura, mezzo (Mère Marie); FrédéricAntoun, tenor (Chevalier de la Force); andothers; Johannes Debus, conductor; RobertCarsen, director. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5; (under 30). Also May 11,14, 17, 19(mat), 21, 23, 25(mat).● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13. Opening Gala: JaneParker Smith, organ. Works by Saint-Martin,Frank, Liszt and Jongen. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-769-3893. ;free(under 18).● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Sarah MacDougall,singer-songwriter. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts workers); (st).● ● 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. OrpheusCinema: The Passion of Joan of Arc. Livechoral soundtrack to 1928 silent movie classic.Guest: Edward Moroney, organ. St. Clement’sAnglican Church, 59 Briar Hill Ave.416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Talisker Players. On the Wing: themany musical evocations of birds. See May 7.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven and Brahms. Humperdinck: Preludeto Hansel and Gretel; Beethoven: PianoConcerto No. 4; Brahms: Symphony No.1.Ingrid Fliter, piano; Christoph König, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-5. 7:15: Pre-concert chat with RickPhillips. Also May 9(no pre-concert chat).Thursday May 9Chamber Music. Duo Sol: Alheli Pimienta,flute; Heather Macdonald, oboe. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Angus Fung, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.● ● 2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers. Alchemy Trio plays Mozart.Edwin Huizinga, violin; Emily Eng, viola; KerriMcGonigle, cello. Room 224, 40 Orchard ViewBlvd. 416-393-7610. Free.● ● 3:00: Musideum. Drumhand. Jazz. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 7:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Opening Ceremonies. SING! artistslaunch the 2013 festival with a musical celebration.Lakeside Terrace, HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free. SING! runs May 9 to 12 with concertsand workshops at various HarbourfrontCentre venues. See also section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Workshops.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Luciadi Lammermoor. Donizetti. Anna Christy,soprano (Lucia); Stephen Costello, tenor(Edgardo); Brian Mulligan, bass (Enrico);David Alden, director; Stephen Lord, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.-5. Also May 12(mat), 15, 18(mat), 24.Start times vary.● ● 7:30: Heliconian Club. Sixth Annual IntervalHouse Benefit Concert. Honouring thosewho seek sanctuary from domestic violence.Also celebrating the women who founded theHeliconian Club for women in the arts almost100 years ago. Peggy Mahon Quartet: PeggyMahon, jazz vocals; Danny McErlain, piano;Dave Field, bass; Don Vickery, drums. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-698-2163. .● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Ryan McCullough, piano. Benjamin: Piano Figures;Vivier: Pianoforte; De Silva: Drive-ThruÉtudes, bk.1 “Upland, CA”; Liberatore: NemoSleeps; Beck: Stand Still Here; Hétu: Variations,Op.8. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven and Brahms. No pre-concert chat.See May 8.Friday May 10●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Triceratonin Trio (oboe, bassoon,piano). St. Andrew’s Church, 73 SimcoeSt. 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 3, 17, 24, 31.● ● 5:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Free Performances At HarbourfrontCentre. 5:00: Miles Nadal JCC Choir(Stan Rogers to pop, tango, Jewish music,world and spirituals); 5:30: Resonance Vocal● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Romantic Rhapsodies.Brahms: Sonata No.1 in C; Intermezzo Op.118No.1; Schumann; Toccata in C Op.7; Granados:Allegro de concierto; Liszt: HungarianRhapsody No.6. Mauro Bertoli, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: Organ Music from France. ArthurWenk, organ. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846.Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ChristChurch Deer Park. Lunchtime continues on page 3534 | May 1 – June 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

Ensemble; 6:00: Snowday; 6:30: Serendipity;7:00: Pipes A Cappella (jazz, opera, musicaltheatre, rock). Performances at LakesideTerrace and Studio Theatre. HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free. SING! runs May 9 to 12 with concertsand workshops at various HarbourfrontCentre venues. See also section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Workshops.● ● 7:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.The Real Group. Featuring hop, vocalese,pop and originals. Opening act: Countermeasure.Fleck Dance Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.. SING! runs May 9 to 12 with concertsand workshops at various HarbourfrontCentre venues. See also section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Workshops.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See May 1.● ● 7:30: County Town Singers. Rhythms ofOne World. Songs from United Nations concertin New York City; and other works. HopeFellowship Church, 1685 Bloor St., Courtice.905-239-9000. ; (sr); (child). AlsoMay 11(mat).● ● 7:30: Music at Trinity. The Four Men.Songs of love and hope and inspiration. TrinityUnited Church, Newmarket, 461 Park Ave.,Newmarket. 905-895-4851. ; (youth).Benefit Concert for the Mission & ServiceFund and GranAurora (Stephen Lewis Foundation).Refreshments.● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13. Thomas Fitches, organ,and Mariette Stephenson, guitar. Works byLanglais, Badings, DeBlasio, Ravel and Cholley.St. Clement’s Anglican Church, 59 BriarHill Ave. 416-769-3893. ; (sr); (st);free(under 18).● ● 7:30: University Settlement Music andArts School. Faculty Favourites. Featuringmusic for piano, voice, oboe, clarinet,guitar, violin and percussion. Works by Spohr,Strauss, Lailliet and others. St. George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444x243. PWYC.● ● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Falsettos.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Eybler Quartet. An Evening withMichael Kelly. A lively words-and-musicrecreation of an evening’s entertainmentfrom 1784 Vienna. Aisslinn Nosky and JuliaWedman, violins; Patrick G. Jordan, viola,Margaret Gay, cello; guest: R.H. Thomson,actor. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-463-2154. ; (sr/st/arts worker).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Andrew Timar. Worldmusic. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondFriday May 10, continued St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Scarborough Concert Band. SpringTime: A Musical Journey. St. Dunstan’s ofCanterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough.416-287-8899. .● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Beethoven.Chan Ka Nin: Salt and Pepper (premiere);Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3; Dvořák:Serenade for Strings. Dmitri Levkovich, piano;Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ;(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Lessonsof Love: A Double Bill of Passion. Blow: Venusand Adonis (1683); Ho: The Lesson of Da Ji(2013). Vania Chan, Charotte Corwin and XinWang, soprano; Marion Newman, mezzo; TimothyWong, counter-tenor; Benjamin Coveyand Alex Dobson, baritone; baroque and traditionalChinese instrument ensemble; LarryBeckwith, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. ; (sr);(under 30). Also May 11, 12(mat).● ● 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers/CantemosLatin Ensemble. Spring Concert:Music of the Americas. Lauridsen andBarber: Sure on This Shining Night (poemby James Agee); Piazzolla: Fuga y misterio;Whitacre: Lux Aurumque (Light of Gold); Carrillo:Sanctus from the Missa sine nomine;Chatman: Voices of Earth; and other works.Guests: Senior Choir of Montrose PublicSchool. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-256-0510. /(adv); free(17and under).Saturday May 11● ● 9:30am: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Munk School of Global Affairs. TheOpera Exchange: Singing from the Scaffold.Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites (excerptsfor discussion). Sasha Djihanian, soprano;Liz Upchurch, piano; Steven Huebner, DominiqueDeslandres, Michael Hutcheon, LindaHutcheon, discussion. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-363-8231. $TBA; free(U of T st). See section D,“The ETCeteras,” under Lectures & Symposia.● ● 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. EmilySaves the Orchestra. Excerpts from Tchaikovsky:Danse russe Trepak from The Nutcracker;Beethoven/arr. Duschenes: Ode toJoy from Symphony No.9; Duschenes: OrganizedChaos; Kabalevsky: Comedians Gallop;Khatchaturian/Duschenes: Sabre Dance; andother works. Platypus Theatre; Evan Mitchell,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-. Also 3:30.● ● 2:00: County Town Singers. Rhythms ofOne World. See May 10.● ● 2:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Trumpet Shall Sound. Hannaford Youth Band;guest: Andrew McCandless, trumpet. Churchof the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-425-2874. ; (sr); (st).● ● 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. Also 8:00. See May 2.● ● 2:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsA. Concerts in the GTA Festival. Free Performances At HarbourfrontCentre. 2:00: Snowday; 2:30: The Watch(bebop, R&B, choral originals, classic pop;3:00: The Satin Dolls; 3:30: Rezonance; 4:00:Wibi; 4:30: Cantala Women’s Choir; 5:00: kith& kin; 5:30 UNIVOX; 6:00: JerJosh and theSteveCams; 6:30: Toronto Jewish Chorus;7:00: That Choir. Performances at LakesideTerrace and Studio Theatre. HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free. SING! runs May 9 to 12 with concertsand workshops at various HarbourfrontCentre venues. See also section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Workshops.May 11, 3pmBrigantine Roomwww.singtoronto.comco-producedwith:thewholenote.com May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 35

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