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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.

Chamber Music Series:

Chamber Music Series: Happy Birthday,Wagner! Cellists of the COC Orchestra performarrangements of Wagner’s opera overturesin honour of his 200th birthday. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Gregg Redner,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236.Free.● ● 2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See May 9.● ● 6:30: Canadian Music Centre. An Eveningwith Udo Steingraeber. Lecture bySteingraeber & Sohne owner; concert tofollow. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201.. See section D, “The ETCeteras,” underLectures & Symposia for details.● ● 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.Herman. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785Finch Ave. W. 416-755-1717. . Also May 23,24, 25, 26(mat, sold out), 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(matand eve). Start times vary. SOLD OUT.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Salome.See May 1.● ● 7:30: Church of St. Andrew, Scarborough.The Three Cantors in Concert. 2333 VictoriaPark Ave., Scarborough. 416-447-1481 and416-491-3761. ; (st/child). Proceeds toPrimate’s World Relief and Development Fundand other projects.● ● 7:30: Toronto Choristers. Annual SpringConcert. Sir John A. MacDonald CollegiateInstitute, 2300 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough.647-693-4671. .● ● 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: Holy Blossom Temple. Divahn: AnEastern Serenade. All-woman ensemble performingtraditional and original Jewish musicwith contemporary harmonies, improvisationsand arrangements. Indian, MiddleEastern and Latin percussion; Hebrew,Judeo-Spanish, Persian, Arabic and Aramaicvocals. 1950 Bathurst St. 416-789-3291 x224.; $18(18 and under). Part of Jewish MusicA. Concerts in the GTAWeek in Toronto (May 19-26).● ● 8:00: Jorge Miguel Flamenco/Lula ArtsCentre. Jorge Miguel: “Guitarra Flamenco/ Flamenco Guitar” CD Launch Residencyat the Lula Lounge. Original, traditional andcontemporary flamenco music, dance andsong. Jorge Miguel, flamenco guitar. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307.; free(child).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Jeff Alan Greenway,singer-songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ; (st/artist).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 2:00. See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms German Requiem. Lieberson: Songsof Love and Sorrow (Canadian premiere);Brahms: A German Requiem. Toronto MendelssohnChoir; Klara Ek, soprano; GeraldFinley, bass-baritone; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).-5. 6:45 Pre-concert chat with RickPhillips. Also May 23.Thursday May 23● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Les Adieux. Farewell concertby the graduating artists of the COC EnsembleStudio. Mireille Asselin and Ambur Braid,sopranos; Rihab Chaieb, mezzo; ChristopherEnns, tenor; Neil Craighead, baritone; TimothyCheung and Jenna Douglas, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Madawaska Ensemble: SarahFraser Raff, violin; Anna Redekop, viola;Amber Ghent, cello. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Federico Andreoni, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 1:30: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. Also 8:00. See May 14.● ● 2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers. Tost String Quartet. Programof chamber music tba. Room 224, 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 7:30: Zebrina/Jon Feldman. Zebrina featuringBen Goldberg, clarinet, with guestDavid Buchbinder, trumpet. Works recordedon upcoming CD “The Desert Speaks” forTzadik records. Jon Feldman, keyboards;Joel Schwartz, electric guitar; Bret Higgins,electric bass; Max Senitt, drums and percussion.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $18/(adv).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. Also 1:30. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See .● ● 8:00: Musideum. Bridges. Barry Livingston,piano/compositions; Colleen Allen,reeds; George Koller, bass; Suba Sankaran,voice; and guests. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. , or bydonation.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Brahms German Requiem. See .Friday May 24The Guitar Society of Toronto presentsPresident’s BursaryFund Concertfeaturing Brazilian-Canadianguitarist Celso Machado● ● 12:00 noon: Fields Institute for Researchin Mathematical Sciences (U of T). RandomWalks: Music of Xenakis and Beyond. Xenakis:Okho For Three Djembes; Tetora forstring quartet; ST-4/1,080262 for string quartet.Diego Espinosa, Aiyun Huang and DavidSchotzko, djembe; JACK Quartet. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, U of T Faculty ofMusic, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-348-9710. ;(st).● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Mike Janzen, jazz piano. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Featuring classics, opera, operetta,Friday, May 24 at 8pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AvenueTickets: 0.00(a tax receipt of will be issued per ticket)The fee will include a catered reception following the concert, door prizes,and the opportunity to meet the artist himself.All proceeds from the concert will go towards the President’s BursaryFund, a crucial program that the Guitar Society’s founder, Eli Kassner,established to help young Toronto classical guitarists further their musicaldevelopment. This date will also mark Eli’s 89 th birthday - he will be inattendance, so please join us and help celebrate!For more detailswww.guitarsocietyoftoronto.comSponsors:Harold Levy . Long and McQuade . Karen Agro . ORMTAD’Addario Canada . Altamira . Château des Charmes40 | May 1 – June 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

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, 17, 31.● ● 7:00: St. Michael’s Choir School. CanadianSacred Music. Teri Dunn, conductor. Venue tobe confirmed, Address to be confirmed. 416-397-6367. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Lucia diLammermoor. See May 9.●●7:30: Choirs of St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch. A Choral Celebration for VictoriaDay. Works by Byrd, Palestrina, Vaughan Williams,Stanford and Howells. John Tuttle,organ and conductor. St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch, 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. ,(sr/st).● ● 7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series. Artist(s)to be announced. Lower Ossington Theatre,100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. Così fan tutte.Mozart. Stephanie Ferracone, soprano(Fiordiligi); Brigitte Bogar, mezzo (Dorabella);Amanda Bartella, soprano (Despina); ZachFinkelstein, tenor (Ferrando); Gregory Finney,baritone (Guglielmo); George Ossipov, bass(Don Alfonso); William Shookoff, piano.College Street United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. .● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13. Karen Christianson inConcert. Works by Langlais, Vierne, Cooman,Wammes, Franck and Widor. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-769-3893.; (sr); (sr); 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: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See May 22.● ● 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Viva Verdi. Opera highlights to celebrateVerdi’s 200th birthday. Triumphal March,Ballet Music from Aida, Va Pensiero andother selections. Sabatino Vacca, conductor;guests: Jeffrey Carl, baritone; Rachel Cleland,soprano; Richard Margison, tenor. MartingroveCollegiate, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke.416-239-5665. ; (sr); (st). 7:40:Pre-concert chat.● ● 8:00: Fields Institute for Research inMathematical Sciences (U of T). RandomWalks: Music of Xenakis and Beyond. Xenakis:Psappha for percussion solo; Rebondsfor solo percussion; Pleiades for percussionsextet; Ergma for string quartet; Tetras forstring quartet. Alessandro Valiante, NoamBierstone and Greg Samek, percussion; U ofT Percussion Ensemble; McGill PercussionEnsemble; JACK Quartet. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, U of T Faculty of Music, 80Queen’s Park. 416-348-9710. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Mivos Quartet. Diaz deLeon: Moonblood; Bach: Contrapunctus XIX(arr. Higgins, 2013); Fisher-Lochhead: Dig,Absolutely; Lowrie: new work; Mincek: StringQuartet No.3. Olivia De Prato and JoshuaMondey, violin; Victor Lowrie, viola; MarielRoberts, cello. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. President’sBursary Fund Benefit Concert featuringCelso Machado, guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8298. 0. Reception,door prizes and meet the artist.● ● 8:00: Harmony Singers. Song of theLand. Songs by k.d. Lang, Leonard Cohen,Johnny Cowell and others. Harvey Patterson,conductor; guest: Jamie Groote, vocals.Martin Grove United Church, 75 Pergola Rd.,A WOMAN’S LIFEConceived by Alison MackayMay 24 & 25 at 8 pmMay 26 at 3:30 pmTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre427 Bloor St. West416-964-6337www.torontoconsort.orgEtobicoke. 416-239-5821. ; (sr/st);free(under 10). Also May 25.● ● 8:00: Near East. In Concert. Originalpieces based on the traditions of India andthe Middle East, as well as traditional songsfrom India and poetry. Ernie Tollar, bansuri/sax; Demetri Petsalakis, oud/guitar; RaviNaimpally, tabla; guests: Waleed Abdulhamid,bass/percussion; Samidha Joglekar,voice; Sheniz Janmohammad, spoken word.Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St. 726-9500. /(st).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. A Woman’s Life. ByA. Mackay. Works by Hildegard von Bingen,Strozzi and Caccini. Maggie Huculak andKaren Woolridge, spoken word. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337.-; $18-(65 and over); (30 andunder). Also May 25, May 26(mat).● ● 8:00: Via Salzburg Chamber Ensemble. ALittle Viennese Tango? Mozart: Piano Trio in GK496; Piazzolla: tango selections; Schubert:Piano Trio No.2 in E-flat D929. Seiler PianoTrio: Mayumi Seiler, violin; Rachel Mercer,cello; Angela Park, piano. Rosedale UnitedChurch, 159 Roxborough Dr. 416-972-9193.; (under 30); (st).Saturday May 25●●11:00am: University of Toronto. Soldiers’Tower Carillon Recital. Selection of classicaland traditional songs. Michael Hart, carillon.Soldiers’ Tower, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free. Outdoor event, chairs provided.1:30: North York Music Festival. Gala Concertand Award Ceremony. 2013 NYMF awardwinners in piano, violin, cello, vocals, guitar,winds and brass. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-788-8553. ;(sr/st).● ● 2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See May 9.● ● 3:00: Arraymusic. Young Composers’Workshop Concert. Four world premieresby emerging composers. Works by Dupuis,Manzon, Mestre and Sit. Linda Munchinsky,cello; Adam Scime, double bass; StephenClarke, piano; Rick Sacks, conductor. Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC.● ● 3:00: Tudor Consort. Early Music BenefitConcert. Palestrina, Missa Brevis, Italian andEnglish madrigals and instrumental music.Leaskdale Church, 11909 Durham RegionalRd. 1, Leaskdale. 705-357-2459. Contributionswelcome. In support of L. M. MontgomerySociety of Ontario.● ● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Dialoguesdes Carmélites. See May 8.● ● 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto. Echosfrom Acadie. Traditional Acadian music.Aurélie Cormier and Bruno Cormier, vocals;Marty Smyth, piano. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x35. ; (sr/st); free(under 12/st).● ● 7:30: Annex Singers. Spring Cabaret: TheFood of Love. Broadway tunes, standards,popular classics and contemporary hits.Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W.416-968-7747. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:30: Exultate Chamber Singers. Fire ofthe Spirit. Raminsh and Von Bingen: O IgnisSpiritus. John Tuttle, organ; guest: StephanieMartin, conductor. St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. ;(sr); (st); (child).● ● 7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series: Howto Clean Your Fridge and Other Life Lessons.Laura Caswell, vocals. Lower OssingtonTheatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).● ● 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra.Spring Concert #45. Haydn: SymphonyNo.102; Purcell: When I am laid in earth(Dido); Gounod: Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle(Roméo et Juliette). Beethoven: SymphonyNo.6 “The Pastoral.” Bridget Mina Kim,mezzo; Richard Lee, conductor. St. AndrewKim Catholic Church, 849 Don Mills Rd., NorthYork. 416-737-0521. ; (st).● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. La Bohème.Puccini. Carrie Gray, soprano (Mimi);Pablo Benitez, tenor (Rodolfo); YevgenyYablonovsky, baritone (Marcello); TammyShort, soprano (Musetta); Bradley Hoover,baritone (Schaunard); Raymond Accolas,bass (Colline); Larry Tozer, bass (Benoit/Alcindoro); William Shookoff, piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .i FuriosipresentsHIGHSaturdaymay 25, 20138:00pmSpecialguest:Lucas Harris lutes &theorboChurch ofSt Mary Magdalene477 Manning Avenue/ Tickets availableonly at the doorwww.IFURIOSI.comthewholenote.com May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 41

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