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Volume 18 Issue 8 - May 2013

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Includes the 2013 Canary Pages choral directory.

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● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13. Organized Crime Duo.Grand organ repertoire and movie musicfor organ four-hands. Rachel Mahon andSarah Svendsen, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-769-3893. ;(sr); (sr); free(under 18).● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Casual Concerts: Brahms German Requiem.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).-. Performed without intermissionand followed by a party in the lobby withBoxcar Boys.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. Celtic Faire.Brenda Uchimaru, conductor. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of AMonstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Concert #4. Machaut: Kyrie, Gloriaand Agnus Dei from Messe de Nostre Dame;Prato: Mura; Lara: Corde Vocale; Perich: Saltfor string quartet and electronics; Balter:Bem-te-vi; Glass: String Quartet No.5. MivosString Quartet. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st).Includes wine and food.● ● 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Subscription Concert No.5: MussorgskyA. Concerts in the GTA& Reinecke. Reinecke: Harp Concerto; Mussorgsky:Introduction and Polonaise fromBoris Godunov; Pictures at an Exhibition.Andrew Chan, harp; Norman Reintamm, conductor.P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese CulturalCentre of Greater Toronto, 5183 SheppardAve. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. -; -(sr/st); free(under 12).●●May 25 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company.Mame. Herman. York Woods Library Theatre,1785 Finch Ave. W. 416-755-1717. . Also May22(sold out), 23, 24, 26(mat, sold out), 29, 30,PRESENTSWINE & CHEESECONCERTMivos String QuartetHeliconian HallMay 25, 8 PM31, Jun 1(mat and eve). Start times vary.● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Michael Kaeshammer,piano. Guest: Kellylee Evans, jazz vocals.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.● ● 8:00: Harmony Singers. Song of the Land.See May 24.● ● 8:00: I FURIOSI. High. Guest: Lucas Harris,lutes and theorbo. Church of St. Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-910-8740. ;(sr/st/underemployed). See ad previouspage.● ● 8:00: Magenta String Quartet. Fresh FromThe Pen: Music by Contemporary TorontoArtists. Eatock: Quartet of Dances for StringQuartet; Gfroerer: Sonata for Violin and Piano(premiere; String Quartet No.2 “Song of theLake”; Vachon: Three Simple String Quartets;Canadian Folk Songs for Voice, Guitarand Violin (arr McBride). Michael Gfroerer,piano; Dwight McBride, vocals and guitar;Emma Vachon-Tweney, violin. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 647-701-3919. PWYC.●●May 25 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents V:ΔTent and (insert TITLE). Works by Tsurumoto;Glover: Ascending scale with pianoaccompaniment for flute and piano, Descendingscale with piano accompaniment forflute and piano; Serrano: Espantajo de resacafor flute, clarinet, and piano; Svensson: Goingin Circles for piccolo and piano; and otherworks. Fiona Jane Wood, piano; Emma Elkinson,flute; Ben Duinker and Greg Samek,marimba. St. George the Martyr Church, 197John St. 416-204-1080. .● ● 8:00: Musideum. Max Layton and RobertPriest, poets and singer-songwriters. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: ORIANA Women’s Choir. Sing a NewSong: A Celebration of Ruth Watson Henderson.Watson Henderson: Cantate Domino;I Am A Cloud; Landscape; Maimets: LaudateDominum (world premiere); Anikienko:Dreams of a Child (world premiere); andother works. Mitchell Pady, conductor. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849. ; (sr); (st/under 30).Honouring 80th birthday of Ruth WatsonHenderson.● ● 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Chamber Series: Rising Stars – CelebratingYoung Artists. Franck: Sonata forviolin and piano in A; Bach: Chaconne in Dfor violin; Gershwin: various songs. St. Paul’sL’Amoreaux Youth String Ensemble; DavidLakirovich, violin; Paulina Swierczek, soprano;Marc Widner, piano. St. Paul’s L’AmoreauxAnglican Church, 3333 Finch Ave. E., Scarborough.416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st).7:15: Pre-concert chat.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 2:00. See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. A Woman’s Life.See May 24.● ● 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. FrenchImpressions. Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midid’un faune; Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1;Ravel: Bolero; Franck: Symphony in d. AndrewAscenzo, cello; guest: Rafael Luz, conductor.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St.,Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st).Also May 26 (Richmond Hill).Sunday May 26● ● 12:00 noon: University of Toronto. Soldiers’Tower Carillon Recital. Selection ofclassical, traditional and contemporarysongs. Roy Lee, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, 7Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free. Outdoorevent, chairs provided.● ● 2:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See May 22.● ● 2:00: Oasis Vocal Jazz. Simply Oasis. Jazzselections. Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. .50; (adv).● ● 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. Britten Festivalof Song, Concert III: A Time There Was.Featuring a panorama of the vocal music ofBenjamin Britten. Virginia Hatfield, soprano;Scott Belluz, counter-tenor; Colin Ainsworth,tenor; Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Stephen Rallsand Bruce Ubukata, piano; Canadian Children’sOpera Company, Ann Cooper Gay, conductor.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-735-7982. ; (st).● ● 2:30: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Of ACathedral BluffsSYMPHONY ORCHESTRANorman ReintammArtistic Director/Principal ConductorMUSSORGSKY PICTURESSaturday May 25 at 8 pmwith harpist ANDREW CHANREINECKE Harp ConcertoMUSSORGSKY Introduction andPolonaise from Boris GodunovP.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Avenue East, ScarboroughRegular adult, st/sr (under 12 free) | Premium adult, st/sr (under 12 free)The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agencyof the Government of | 416.879.556642 | May 1 – June 7, 2013

Monstrous Child. See May 14.● ● 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking. Colin de Blamont: La Toilettede Venus; and other works. Dawn Bailey, soprano;Elixir Baroque Ensemble: Elyssa LefurgeySmith, baroque violin; Justin Haynes, violada gamba; Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord.St. David’s Anglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave.416-464-7610. Admission by donation.● ● 2:30: University Settlement Music andArts School. Chamber Program Concert.Chamber music favourites. St. George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444x243. Free.● ● 3:00: Green Door. Cabaret Series: TheBarb and Laurie Show. Laurie Hurst andBarb Scheffler, vocals. Lower Ossington Theatre,100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747./(reserved); (arts worker, rush).● ● 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Heroic Verve.Beethoven: Coriolan overture; SymphonyNo.4 in B-flat; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d.Adrian Anantawan, violin; Danielle Lisboa,conductor. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 416-467-7142 or 1-855-985-2787.; (sr); (under 18). 2:15: Pre-concerttalk.● ● 3:30: Toronto Consort. A Woman’s Life.See May 24.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. PolkaVespers. Walter Ostanek, accordian. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering. Religious service.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:The Music of Miles Davis. Steve McDade,trumpet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22.Free, donations welcome. Religious service.●●May 26 7:00: North Toronto CommunityBand. Spring Rhythms. Classical selections,marches, klezmer, musical theatre, big bandand others. Jonno Lightstone, clarinet; DannyWilks, conductor. Centre for Creative LearningTheatre, Crescent School, 2365 BayviewAve. 416-481-1978. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:30: Renanim Youth Singers. RenanimShirim: A Celebration in Song. Jewish medleys,klezmer, pop and jazz. Guest: JackieRichardson, vocals. Ada Slaight Hall, DanielsSpectrum: a cultural hub in Regent Park, 585Dundas St. E. 416-720-0352. .● ● 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. FrenchImpressions. Debussy: Prélude à l’aprèsmidid’un faune; Saint-Saëns: Cello ConcertoNo.1; Ravel: Bolero; Franck: Symphony in d.Andrew Ascenzo, cello; guest: Rafael Luz,conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill.905-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). Also May25 (Aurora).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sri Partho Bose, sitar.World music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. ; (sr/st).Monday May 27● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. junctQín keyboard collective:Firsts. Kagel: Der Eid des Hippokrates(premiere); Cage: Music for Amplified ToyPianos (junctQín premiere); and new works(all premieres) by Eddington, Pearce andTsurumoto. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Toronto Continuo Collective. TheImmortal Soul of Psyche. Music by Locke andLully. Dawn Bailey, Ariel Harwood-Jones andEmily Klassen, soprano; Luke Arnason, alto;Bud Roach, tenor; Jonathon Adams, baritone;and guest instrumentalists. Church ofthe Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-921-9203.PWYC.Tuesday May 28● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: 2013 Festival Preview.Emerging artists and music from theToronto Summer Music Festival. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Baroque Splendour. Worksby Bach, Mendelssohn and Briggs. DavidBriggs, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x231. Freewill offering.● ● 7:30: Nu Musical Theatricals/ClassicalTheatre Project/Starvox Entertainment.Cats. Webber. Eric Abel (Alozo/Caricopat);Charles Azulay (Old Deuteronomy); SusanCuthbert (Jennyanydots/Griddlebone/Renanim Shirim:A Celebration in SongfeaturingJackie RichardsonSunday, May 26, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.Daniels Spectrum, Ada Slaight Hall585 Dundas Street East, Toronto (underground parking available)Celebrate Renanim’s Bar Mitzvah Year withJewish medleys, klezmer, pop, jazz,and special guest star Jackie Richardson!Tickets: each; Buy 4 tickets, get the 5th one free!416-720-0352 or renanimyouthsingers@gmail.comwww.renanimyouthsingers.orgSusan MichaelsArtistic DirectorJellylorum); Ma-Anne Dionisio (Grizabella);and others; Dave Campbell, stage director;Lona Davis, music director. Panasonic Theatre,651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. -0. Tue-Sat at 7:30; Wed, Satand Sun at 1:30. Runs to July 28. LISTING NOTREPEATED.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.West Side Story with Orchestra. Bernstein.Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -0(eve); -(mat). Also May 29(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.Wednesday May 29● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Eric Robertson,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167 x236.Free.● ● 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. WestSide Story with Orchestra. Also 7:30. See May28. 2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See May 9.● ● 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See May 22.● ● 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. Figaro’sWedding. Mozart. With new libretto by J.Ivany. Stephen Hegedus, baritone (Figaro);Miriam Khalil, soprano (Susanna); AlexanderDobson, baritone (The Count); Lisa DiMaria,soprano (The Countess); Teiya Kasahara,soprano (Cherubino); and others; Music inthe Barns Chamber Ensemble; Joel Ivany,stage director; Christopher Mokrzewski,music director. The Burroughes Building, 6thFloor, 639 Queen St. W. 416-360-5757. ;(front row reserved seating). Also May30, 31, June 2.● ● 7:30: Junction Trio and Friends. Post-Industrial Ravel. Ravel: Introduction andAllegro for Harp, Flute Clarinet and StringQuartet. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. By donation.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. WestSide Story with Orchestra. Also 1:30. See .● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Tria Fidelis. Beethoven:Piano trio in E-flat Op.1 No.1; Arensky: Pianotrio in d Op.32; Piazzolla: Oblivion; Muertedel Angel; Autumn from the Four Seasonsof Buenos Aries. Tori Lindsay, violin; NadiaKlein, cello; Lisa Tahara, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 2:00. See May 9.Thursday May 30● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Lunch with Punch.Commedia dell’arte-based piano music.Works by Rachmaninoff, Granados, Bridge,Scott, Dubois, Mayerl and others. 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. Billy Shawn, piano. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free,donations welcome.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 43

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