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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.

Met. Sarah Svendsen,

Met. Sarah Svendsen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.● ● 1:30: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. Also 8:00. See May 14.● ● 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. Figaro’sWedding. See May.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. Also 1:30. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See May 22.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Eh?! Folk music. AnneLederman, fiddle; Emilyn Stam, fiddle; JamesStephens, fiddle. Suite 133 (main floor), 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Small World Music. Music for RedSnow. Benefit concert for Red Snow TheatreCollective. Alice Ping Yee Ho, piano; PattyChan, erhu; Miriam Sue, guzheng; and others.Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-536-5439. .● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.CHOPIN &BEETHOVEN withJanina FialkowskaMay 30–June 2tafelmusik.orgBaroque OrchestraJeanne Lamon, Music Director● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Chopin & Beethoven.Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Beethoven:Coriolan Overture; Egmont Overture; SymphonyNo.4. Janina Fialkowska, period piano;guest: Bruno Weil, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -;-(65 and over); -(35 andunder). Also May 31, Jun 1, 2(mat).Friday May 31●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Younggun Kim, 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, 17, 24.● ● 2:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Around the World in 80 Minutes. Farewellto Nova Scotia; Scottish Rhapsody; Skyfall;March of the Belgian Paratroopers; ATribute to Artie Shaw; St Louis Blues; andother works. Guest: Bob DeAngelis, clarinet/A. Concerts in the GTAsaxophone. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium,86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. ; $18(sr); (st); free(child).● ● 7:00: Waterfront Blues. 9th Annual BluesFestival. Jon Knight & Soulstack (7:00); ChuckJackson’s Big Bad Blue Band (9:00). WoodbinePark (Coxwell Ave. and Lake Shore Blvd.E.), 1681 Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-996-8713.Free. Festival runs May 31 (6pm to 10pm),June 1 (noon to 10pm) and June 2 (noon to8pm).● ● 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. Figaro’sWedding. See May.● ● 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto. Aubord de l’absence (cabaret-chanson). Frenchmusic. Maryem Tollar and David Wall, vocals.24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x35. ; (sr/st); free(under 12/st).● ● 7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series: a cappelladoo wop. Retro Ramblers. LowerOssington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave.416-915-6747. /(reserved); (artsworker, rush).● ● 7:30: ORGANIX 13/Royal Canadian Collegeof Organists. Ryan Jackson, organ. Bruhns:Praeludium in e; Bridge: Adagio in E; Robertson:Voices; Bach: Prelude and Fugue ine BWV548; Schumann; Six Canonic StudiesOp.56 (No.1 in C; No.4 in A-flat; No.5 in b; No.6in B); and work by Willan. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-929-6400. ;(sr); (st); free(under 18).● ● 8:00: Adelphi. Music for the Visitation. Palestrina:Salve Regina; Howells: Salve Regina;Mendelssohn: Ave Maria; Biebl: Ave Maria;Victoria: Magnificat Primi Toni; and otherworks. Andrew Adair, organ; Peter Bishop,conductor. Church of St. Vincent de Paul, 263Roncesvalles Ave. 416-535-5119. suggesteddonation.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook 7:Madeleine Peyroux. Songs arranged for Artof Time by Canadian composers. MadeleinePeyroux, vocals; Andrew Burashko, piano;Benjamin Bowman, violin; Rachel Mercer,cello; Joseph Phillips, bass; and others.Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231GreatArtistPianoSeriespresentsWilliam WolframpianoFriday, May 318pmauroraculturalcentre.ca905 713-1818Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -.Also June 1.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.Herman. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785Finch Ave. W. 416-755-1717. . Also May22(sold out), 23, 24, 26(mat, sold out), 29, 30,Jun 1(mat and eve). Start times vary.● ● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Great ArtistPiano Series: William Wolfram. Works byLiszt, Schubert, Chopin and Ligeti. 22 ChurchSt., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Grand Salon Orchestra. A GatsbyAffair: The Music That Made the 20s Roar.Music by Porter, Gershwin, Kern, Berlin andothers. Kerry Stratton, conductor; guest:Barbra Lica, vocals. St. Lawrence Hall, 157King St. E. 647-853-0057 or 1-888-222-6608..50.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Margot Roi, jazz vocals.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Patrizia, soprano. In Concert. Worksby Orff, Bizet, Mozart, Beethoven and Webber.Mod Club, 22 College St. 416-219-4653./(adv).● ● 8:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.See May 9.● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Chopin & Beethoven.See May 30.Saturday June 1●●1:00: Waterfront Blues. 9th Annual BluesFestival. 24th Street Wailers (1:00); ScottMcCord & the Bonafide Truth (3:00); AlexisP. Suter Band (5:00); Fathead (7:00); EugeneHideaway Bridges (9:00). Woodbine Park(Coxwell Ave. and Lake Shore Blvd. E.), 1681Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-996-8713. Free. Festivalruns May 31 (6pm to 10pm), June 1 (noonto 10pm) and June 2 (noon to 8pm).● ● 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. Mame.See May 22.● ● 2:00: Oriole-York Mills United Church.Spring Studio Recital: Heart and Soul. Studentsof Derrick Lewis, Meri Dolevski-Lewis,Mark McKie and Karen Quinton. 2609 BayviewAve. 647-520-8802. PWYC.● ● 2:00: Soulpepper. The Barber of Seville.Also 8:00. See May 9.● ● 2:30: University of Toronto. Soldiers’Tower Carillon Recital. Selection of classical,traditional and contemporary songs. Roy Lee,carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-3485. Free. Outdoor event, chairsprovided.● ● 3:00: Singing Out. The Gay Outdoors.Songs inspired by nature. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-948-8162. . Also 7:30.● ● 3:30: Mississauga Children’s Choir. VoicesFrom Home and Away. Chatman: new work(world premiere); and other works. ThomasBell, conductor. Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;(12 and under).● ● 7:00: Durham Girls’ Choir. O Canada: AMusical Journey. Variety of Canadian choralmusic . Michelle Azavedo, conductor; guests:local artists on violin, flute and piano. FaithUnited Church, 1778 Nash Rd., Courtice. 905-425-2596. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Voices of Earth.Orff: Carmina Burana(excerpts); and worksby Henderson and Daley. Lydia Adams, conductor;Bach Children’s Chorus, Linda Beaupré,conductor; Shawn Grenke and EleanorDaley, piano and organ . Yorkminster ParkBaptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-446-0188.; (sr); (under 30); (st).● ● 7:30: Green Door. Cabaret Series: Gabi’s44 | May 1 – June 7, 2013

Minivan Mixtape. Gabi Epstein, vocals. LowerOssington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave.416-915-6747. /(reserved); (artsworker, rush).● ● 7:30: Jazz in the Kitchen. The Picture ofHappiness. Cabaret show. Brad Hampton,singer-actor; Patti Loach, piano; Rae EllenBodie, director. 52 Pine Cres. 416-699-8353.; (sr/st/arts worker).● ● 7:30: Jubilate Singers. Rivers. Works byLe Jeune, Haydn, Verdi, Glick, Góreki and Galbraith.Isabel Bernaus, conductor; SherrySquires, piano. St. Simon-the-ApostleAnglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-485-1988. ; (sr); (st).● ● 7:30: Rosedale Presbyterian Church. ANew Vocal Series: Special Launch Concert -An Enchanted Summer Evening of Song andOpera. 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931. .● ● 7:30: Singing Out. The Gay Outdoors.Songs inspired by nature. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-948-8162. . See 3:00.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Rhapsody in Blue. Gershwin: Rhapsodyin Blue; Elgar: Enigma Variations. BramwellTovey, piano and conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -0. Also June2(mat, George Weston Recital Hall).● ● 7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. Celtic Tide.S. Macmillan: Celtic Mass for the Sea (librettoby J. Brickenden); and other Celtic choraland instrumental works including arrangementsby J. Crober. Guests: Scott Macmillan,guitar; Loretto Reid, tin whistle/Irish flute/concertina; Sharlene Wallace, Celtic harp;Kelly Hood, uilleann pipes; Jennyfer Brickenden,narration; Jenny Crober; conductor;Elizabeth Acker, piano. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. ;(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/KooGle TheatreCompany. I Love You, You’re Perfect, NowChange. See May 14.● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Mbira Plus - SpecialArray Session #17. Interactive Zimbabwestyle evening concert/party. Array Space, 218- 60 Atlantic Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. Seesection D, “The ETCeteras,” under Workshopsfor details.● ● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook 7:presentsCeltiC tideFeaturing Scott Macmillan & Jennyfer Brickenden’sCeltic Mass for the SeaJenny Crober: Artistic DirectorElizabeth Acker: AccompanistFeaturing our special guests from Halifax:Scott Macmillan: guitarJennyfer Brickenden: narrationAnd some of Canada’s finest Celtic musicians:Loretto Reid: tin whistle, Irish flute, accordianLeon Taheny: bodhrán, percussionSharlene Wallace: Celtic HarpKelly Hood: uilleann pipesRose Bolton: fiddle / violinWendy Solomon: celloSATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013 7:30 PMEastminster United Church310 Danforth Ave. (Chester subway) (Reg.); (Sr.); (St.)Info., tickets online: www.vocachorus.ca416-947-8487Grace Church on-the-HillpresentsLiona Boyd in Concertwith Michael SavonaJubilatesingersIsabel BernausconductorSherry Squiresaccompanistjubilatesingers.caRiver songs byLe Jeune, Haydn, Verdi,Glick, Góreki , Galbraithand many moreRiversJune 1, 8pmGrace Church on-the-Hill300 Lonsdale Rd.416-488-7884Tickets online at www.gracechurchonthehill.caIn support of Faithworks andThe Primate’s World Reliefand Development FundWORKSTickets:416-485-1988,at the door, orwww.ticketweb.caSat. June 1, 7:30 pmSt. Simon-the-ApostleChurch525 Bloor St. EastWe gratefully acknowledge the support May 1 – June 7, 2013 | 45

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