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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.

Christopher Redfield,

Christopher Redfield, viola; Igor Gefter, cello;Kornel Wolak, clarinet. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. ;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Winona Zelenka, cello,and Mauro Bertoli, piano. Beethoven: CelloSonata No.3 in A Op.69; Rachmaninoff:Sonata in g. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.Tuesday May 14● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Ragas and Revelations.Traditional ragas. Classical India 3: SamidhaJoglekar, vocals; Ravi Naimpally, tabla; GeorgeKoller, dilruba. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 7:30: COSI Connection. The Wings ofthe Dove. World premiere of new opera.Music by A. Ager; libretto by J. Lewis; basedon the novella by Henry James. Leigh-AnnAllen, soprano; Bradley Christensen, baritone;Clodagh Earls, soprano; StephanieKallay, mezzo; Dimitri Katotakis, baritone; andothers; Michael Patrick Albano, stage director;Andrew Ager, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-504-2070. . Post-performancereception. Also May 15.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. Music by J. Roberts; lyrics by DiPietro.With Dean Hollin, Alison O’Neill, ChristopherAlan Gray and Leslie Kay; Evan Tsitsias,director. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. -. Preview.Also May 15(pre), 16-18, 19(mat), 21,22, 23(mat and eve), 24, 25, 26(mat), 28, 29,30(mat and eve), 31, Jun 1, 2(mat).● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. OfA Monstrous Child. Written by A. Newton.Bruce Dow (Leigh Bowery); Kimberly PersonaA. Concerts in the GTA(Lady Gaga); Gavin Crawford (Cher, CamillePaglia, Marina Abramovic, Andy Warhol andQuentin Crisp); Tyson James (The Little Monster);Chy Ryan Spain (Grace Jones, Madonnaand Yoko Ono); and others; Dan Rutzen, musicdirector; Alistair Newton, stage director. 12Alexander St. 416-975-8555. -; -(under 30/arts workers); (preview).Preview. Also May 15(pre), 16, 17, 18, 19(mat),21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26(mat).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.MUSIC FOR CHINACanadian and Chinese musicfor chamber orchestraMAY 14, 2013 At 8:00 pMsoundstreams.ca● ● 8:00: Soundstreams. Music for China.Chang: Small and Curious Places (world premiere);Louie; Cadenzas II for Harp and Percussion(world premiere); Shi: Distance(world premiere); Schafer: Theseus; Saariaho:Terrestre. Chai Found Music Workshop;Sanya Eng, harp; Carol Fujino, violin; DavidHetherington, cello; Leslie Newman, flute; andothers. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Wednesday May 15● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Paul Grimwood,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236.Free.● ● 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Afterworks Series: Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto1. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter FestivalOverture; Tchaikovsky: Piano ConcertoNo.1 in b-flat. Kirill Gerstein, piano; GiancarloGuerrero, conductor; Tom Allen, host. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828or 416-593-0688(Chinese). -. Complimentarypre-concert hors d’oeuvres.● ● 7:30: Canadian Council of Churches.The Rhythm of the Rock. St. Michael’s ChoirSchool; Salvation Army Canadian Staff Band;Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic ChurchChoir; Metropolitan United Church Organand Carillon. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. . 416-972-9494 x25.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Lucia diLammermoor. See May 9.● ● 7:30: COSI Connection. The Wings of theDove. See May 14.● ● 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. In Concert.Mozart: Requiem. Anne-Marie Ramos, soprano;Adriana Albu, mezzo; Ryan Harper,tenor; Dion Mazerolle, baritone; membersof the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra;Geoffrey Butler, conductor. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509. .● ● 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. ShannonMercer, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo;Michael Colvin, tenor; Michael Adair, baritone;Festival Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-87; -81(sr); (VoxTix 30 and under).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.Thursday May 16● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Missa SolemnisBY BEETHOVENTMC with full orchestraand guest soloists.MAY 15, 2013 7:30 PMKoerner HallTELUS Centre forPeformance and Learningwww.rcmusic.ca416-408-0208Vocal Series: Figaro’s Wedding. Contemporaryre-imagining of Mozart’s work by Againstthe Grain Theatre. Joel Ivany, conductor.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Stephen Fox, clarinet; Ellen Meyer,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Michael Fitzgerald, baritone. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.● ● 7:30: Arthouse Festival Series. LionaBoyd and Friends. Liona Boyd, guitar; MichaelSavona, guitar; Eleanor McCain, vocals; RonKorb, flute; Oakville Children’s Choir; SionaJackson Dance Ensemble. St. John’s UnitedChurch of Oakville, 262 Randall St., Oakville.905-467-8551. .● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See May 1.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Rhrr: French ImprovTrio. Xavier Charles, clarinet; Frédéric Blondy,piano; Guylaine Cosseron, vocals. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. .● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sarah Calvert, voice andguitar. Folk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 1. Rimsky-Korsakov:Russian Easter Festival Overture; Tchaikovsky:Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat; Bartók:Concerto for Orchestra. Kirill Gerstein, piano;Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -5. 7:15: Preconcertchat with Rick Phillips. Also May18(no pre-concert chat).Friday May 1712/13 SEASON●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Asher Armstrong, piano. 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 3, 10, 24, 31.● ● 3:00: Green Door. Cabaret Series: SongsI Wish I’d Written. Nathan Carroll, vocals.Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. /(reserved);(arts worker, rush).● ● 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Sound-Maker! Rose Bolton and Nick Storring, liveelectronics; Craig Dunsmuir, DJ. GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282.Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 7:30: Marywood University ChamberSingers of Pennsylvania. Lamentations& Exultations. Works by Lassus,Weelkes, Monteverdi and Whitacre; plus jazz38 | May 1 – June 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

arrangements. Rick Hoffenberg, conductor.St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron St.416-979-2323. , (sr/st).● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13. Wayne Carroll andGuests. Works by Mendelssohn, Enns, Widorand Rheinberger. Wayne Carroll, organ;Samuel Bisson, cello; Alexa Wilks, violin; LauraBolt, flute. Lawrence Park Church, 2180Bayview Ave. 416-769-3893. ; (sr);(st); free(under 18).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Michael Reinhart, guitar.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 10:00: Small World Music. Namgar: MongolianRock. Traditional Buryat and Mongolianmusic. El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave.CHORAL CONCERTSSt Thomas’s Church383 Huron StreetLAMENTATIONS &EXULTATIONSFriday, May 17, 7:30Marywood UniversityChamber Singers ofPennsylvania on TourRick Hoffenberg, directorMusic of Lassus,Weelkes, Monteverdi,Whitacre & more, plusjazz arrangementsvvvTHE CHOIRS OFST. THOMAS’SCHURCH IN CONCERTFriday, May 24, 7:30John Tuttle, organistand choirmasterFundraiser for summertour to CanterburyCathedral, St. George’sChapel, Windsor, andWestminster AbbeyFor each concert, ticketsare available at the door; student, seniorwww.stthomas.on.ca416-536-5439. /(adv).Saturday May 18● ● 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. SouthPacific. See May 2.● ● 2:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. Screeningof Bugs Bunny cartoons with live orchestralaccompaniment based on the music ofRossini, Wagner, Offenbach, Liszt, Tchaikovskyand others. What’s Opera, Doc?; The Rabbit ofSeville; and other cartoons. Kitchener-WaterlooSymphony; George Daugherty, conductor.1 Front St. E. 647-438-5559 or 1-855-872-7669. -. Also 7:00.● ● 2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See May 9.● ● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Lucia diLammermoor. See May 9.● ● 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. The KWGNew Music Collective. Works by Harley,Hudson, Manzon, Reimer-Watts and Riedstra.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201./(adv).● ● 7:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. See 2:00.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Bill Smith’s 75th BirthdayCelebration: an evening of music andreading. Smith will read from his recentbook(s); former members of the Bill SmithEnsemble will perform. Arthur Bull, guitar;John Heward, drums; members of the BillSmith Ensemble: David Prentice, violin; DavidLee, bass. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.Free. Musician, poet and dancer friends areinvited to particpate.● ● 8:00: Musideum. naw. Experimentalmusic. Neil Wiernik, laptops. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..● ● 8:00: Philip Fournier Presents. J.S. Bachat the Toronto Oratory. Bach: Sonatas forViolin and Harpsichord; Partita in d for violin;Partita in D for Harpsichord. Philip Fournier,harpsicord; Edwin Huizinga, violin. The Oratory,Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. By donation.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 2:00. See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 1. No pre-concertchat. See May 16.Sunday May 19● ● 2:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. InConcert. Ensemble of choir, mandolin orchestraand folk dancers. Folk, classical music andpopular songs. Toronto Mandolin Orchestra,Alexander Veprinsky, conductor; IraErokhina, domra; choir and soloists; folk dancers.St. Michael’s College School, 1515 BathurstSt. 416-533-2725. ; (st).● ● 2:30: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 2:30: St. Paul’s Church. Arkady Yanivker,violin; Elina Kelebeev, piano. Works byBeethoven, Mozart, Ravel, Kreisler, Tchaikovskyand others. 404 Willard Ave. 416-767-8347.; (st).● ● 3:00: Green Door. Cabaret Series: DavidWarrack’s Poised for Takeoff. With youngmusical theatre stars of the future. DavidWarrack, piano. Lower Ossington Theatre,100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).● ● 3:00: Musideum. Mellifluence Trio. Contemporaryjazz. Paul Pacanowski, piano/reeds; Mark Dunn, bass; Mike McClelland,drums. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. (PWYC optional).● ● 7:00: Jewish Music Week in Toronto.Opening Night: The Swinging Sounds of MoeKoffman. Bernie Senensky, piano; Moe KoffmanSextet (Moe Koffman tribute band). TheRex Hotel, 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475 or416-638-4492. /(adv). Jewish MusicWeek in Toronto runs May 19-26 at a variety ofvenues throughout the GTA.● ● 7:00: St. John’s Anglican Church. JunctionJam 6. Robi Botos, piano; Scott Alexander,bass; and Brian Barlow, drums. 288 HumbersideAve. 416-763-2393. Freewill offering.Refreshments to follow.● ● 7:30: Jubilee United Church. JOSEPH:Jubilee Organ Sunday Evening ProgramHour. Includes opening march, music by Bachand 19th century masters, organ transcriptionsand other works. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Brownman + 1. Jazz.Brownman Ali, trumpet. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..Monday May 20●●1:00: University of Toronto. VictoriaDay Carillon Recital. Selection of classical,traditional and contemporary songs. MichaelHart, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-3485. Free. Outdoor event,chairs provided.● ● 7:30: Jewish Music Week in Toronto. ​Rocky Mountain Jewgrass: High OctaneJewish Bluegrass! Bluegrass band combingauthentic bluegrass playing with Jewishmusic. Saul Rosenthal, guitar and vocals;Ben Cohen, banjo and mandolin; Gail deVore,fiddle and washboard; Eric Roberts, bass andguitars. ​Pride of Israel Synagogue, 59 LissomCres. 416-226-0111 x0. -; (youth).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.Tuesday May 21●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Bel Canto Bliss. Anna Christy,soprano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.Wednesday May 22● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.thewholenote.com May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 39

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