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Volume 18 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2013

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Arts School. Student Concert. Variedannounced works. St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243.Free.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Dave Restivo, piano,and Reg Schwager, guitar. Jazz classics andimprov. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Musica Africa/NXNE. 25th AnniversaryCelebration of Afrofest. Njacko Backo(Cameroon); Tich Maredza Band (Zimbabwe);Madagascar Slim (Madagascar); Foly Asiko(Nigeria); Midnight Trinity (Botswana); additionalmusic by DJ Biggie. Gladstone HotelBallroom, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-469-5336.. 6:30: Media launch for 25th annualAfrofest (Jul 6 and 7, Woodbine Park).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ProkofievPiano Concerto No.2. Lau: new work(world premiere); Prokofiev: Piano ConcertoNo.2; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. YujaWang, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828or 416-593-0688(Chinese). -5. AlsoJun 13.Thursday June 13See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Sound of Music Festival, June 7, 13 – 16;Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival,June 4 – June 16.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Alheli Pimienta, flute; RebekahWolkstein, violin; Mike Allen, electric guitar;John Yelland, contrabass; Walter Gugliotta,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Joy Lee, violin; Paul Jesson, piano. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. 13th StreetWinery Piano Series: Key Characters. Shortoperas for soprano and piano by toy pianocomposers. Works by Denburg, Pearce, Ryanand Scime. Maureen Batt, voice; Wesley Shen,piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201./(adv).●●6:00: Canadian Opera Company. AfterSchool Opera Program 15th AnniversaryConcert. Four mini-operas written by Canadiancomposer Dean Burry and performedby participants of the COC’s After SchoolOpera Program for children. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●7:00: Downtown Vocal Music Academyof Toronto. Top 10 of 2012/2013. Studentsof the Vocal Music Academy perform vocalfavourites from their inaugural year. MarlysNeufeldt, Sarah Parker and Abby Pierce,conductors. Ryerson Community School Auditorium,96 Denison Ave. 416-393-1340. Free.●●7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. SeeJun 7.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ProkofievPiano Concerto No.2. See Jun 12Friday June 14See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;Sound of Music Festival, June 7, 13 – 16.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Selections from classics, opera,operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, internationaland other genres. Gordon Murray,A. Concerts in the Gtapiano. Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch andsnack friendly.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel. Operapresented in concert version. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E.416-923-8714. ; (sr/st). Also Jun 15, 16.●●7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. SeeJun 7.●●8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Recital and Compline Series. 477 ManningAve. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: AlejandroVela. Works by Prokofiev and Granados.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).Saturday June 15See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;Sound of Music Festival, June 7, 13 – 16.●●12:00 noon: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. Student Concert. Variedannounced works. St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243.Free.●●2:00: University Settlement Music andArts School. Student Concert. Variedannounced works. St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243.Free.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel. See Jun 14.●●7:30: Cabbagetown Classical Youth Choir.Annual Spring Concert. Excerpts from Mozart’soperas Don Giovanni, Marriage of Figaroand Così fan tutte. Gary Relyea, bass; HelenBecqué, piano; Daniel Eby, conductor. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-701-5033.. Reception with cash bar.●●7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Hairspray. SeeJun 7.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Prezi Piano Concert:Frank Horvat. Storytelling through modernpiano music and visual imagery. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); free(18 and under).●●8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. The BigBands Are Back: The Kings Of The Clarinet.Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-207-2020. .●●10:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/PreziPianoConcert@ Gallery 345TAILGATEWITH THETSO!SAT, JUNE 15, 2013TSO.CALuminato. Late Night: Arabian Nights. Tchaikovsky:Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat (firstmovement); Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade.Jonathan Crow, violin; Yuja Wang,piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -. 8:00: PreconcertTailgate Party, see section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Miscellaneous.Sunday June 16See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;Sound of Music Festival, June 7, 13 – 16;Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival,June 4 – June 16.●●1:30: City of Toronto Historic Sites. Musicin the Orchard. Works from classical tomodern for flute, clarinet and bassoon. TaffanelWind Ensemble. Spadina Museum, 285Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. PWYC.●●2:00: Kira Braun Presents. Benefit Recitalfor the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers. Inloving memory of Victor Braun and AntonínKubálek. Kira Braun, soprano; Linda Condy,mezzo; Carlos Melendez, clarinet; KarolinaKubalkova, Peter Krochak and James Baskin,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-786-3109. .●●2:00: Music at Islington. Songs and Strawberriesfor a Summer Afternoon. Song cyclesby Finzi, Fauré and Schubert. Peter Barnes,baritone; Doreen Uren Simmons, piano.Islington United Church, 25 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-239-1131. ; (st); free(12 andunder). Food Bank donation appreciated.●●2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking. Music of the 16th and 17thcenturies for viol consort. Cardinal Consortof Viols (Sara Blake, Linda Deshman, SheilaSmyth and Valerie Sylvester). St. David’sAnglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. PWYC.●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Bach: Trio Sonata No.2BWV526; Prelude and Fugue in a BWV551.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ Fireworks. Andrew Adair, organ. 477Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop.Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel. See Jun 14.Monday June 17See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23.●●12:15: Music Mondays. Scandinavian Musicfor Winds and Strings. Nielsen: Serenatain Vano; Berens: String Trio in c; Berwald:Septet in B-flat. Alchemy ensemble. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x304. Free, suggested donation.●●7:00: Gallery 345. Etsuko Kimura, violin;Monique de Margerie, piano. Schubert:Sonata in A; Beethoven: Sonata in G Op.30No.3; Fauré: Sonata in A Op.13. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st); free(18 and under).Tuesday June 18See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Bach: Prelude and Fugue inD BWV532; Prelude and Fugue in a BWV551.Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.Wednesday June 19See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Nicholas Schmelter,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Andrew Adair,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band.Concert in the Park. Light classics, pop andDixieland music. John Edward Liddle, conductor;guests: Etobicoke Dixieland Flyers.Applewood/The Shaver House, 450 The WestMall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free.●●8:00: Andaluz Music/Lula Arts. JorgeMiguel Flamenco Ensemble. Original and contemporaryFlamenco music dance and songwith guests. Jorge Miguel, Flamenco guitar.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. .●●8:00: Gallery 345. Jory Nash. Singersongwriter/storyteller.345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. .Thursday June 20See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;40 | June 7 – September 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

Lula Lounge June 19, 8pmTD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 – June 29.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Takayo Noguchi, violin; KathleenLong, cello; Corrine Long, piano. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Koichi Inoue, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: AnnexQuartet. St. James Park, 65 Church St. 416-861-1793. Free.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Kathryn Ladano: SoloImprovisations for Bass Clarinet. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).Friday June 21See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 – June 29.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Selections from classics, opera,operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, internationaland other genres. Gordon Murray,piano. Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch andsnack friendly.●●7:00: Gallery 345. Arlene Paculan: CDRelease Party. Featuring Kat Leonard & TheMP3. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. Free.●●8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Recital and Compline Series. 477 ManningAve. 416-531-7955. Freewill offering.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Luminato. A Symphonic Birthday Party.Wagner: Entrance of the Guests from Tannhäuser;Ride of the Valkyries from DieWalküre; and other works; Verdi: Overture toLa forza del destino; Anvil Chorus from Il trovatore;and other works; Schafer: Scorpius.Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Peter Oundjian,conductor. Luminato Festival Hub, 55 John St.416-368-4849 or 416-598-3375. Free.Saturday June 22See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 – June 29.●●5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. TwirlAround the World. Choristers performCanadian and African works prior todeparting for their tour to South Africa.Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 DelisleAve. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st);(under13). Reception to follow.●●7:30: Patricia Dydnansky, flute, andErika Reiman, piano. In Recital. Works byClarke, C.P.E. Bach, Debussy, Leighton, Hétuand Gaubert. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-574-6055. ; (st). Also Jun 9(Hamilton).●●7:30: Toronto Chinese Orchestra. 20thAnniversary Concert. The Straits, YellowRiver Boat Tracker, One Night in Beijing,Ultraspeed Overture, In Stillness. Yazhi Guo,suona/guanzi/saxophone; Tao He, erhu; PingxinXu, yangqin. P.C. Ho Theatre, ChineseCultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-568-8024. -. 6:45: Pre-concert talk.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Invitationto the Dance. Weber: Invitation tothe Dance; Falla: Suite No.2 from Three-Cornered Hat; Waxman: Carmen Fantasie;Offenbach: Can-Can from Overture to Orphéeaux enfers; Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos.1, 3, 10; and other works. Kerson Leong,violin; Andrew Grams, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). -. Also Jun23(mat).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Stanislav Pronin: Violinfor One. Berio: Sequenza VIII; Bach: Chaconnefrom Partita No.2 in d BWV1004;Christian: Alone; Schnittke: A Paganini; Paganini:Introduction and Variations on Paisiello’sNel cor piu non mi sento Op.38. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. .●●8:00: Music Gallery. Jazz Avant Series:Matana Roberts & The Kyle Brenders Quartet.Matana Roberts, saxophone; KyleBrenders Quartet (Kyle Brenders, saxophone;Steve Ward, trombone; Tomas Bouda, bass;Mark Segger, drums). 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).●●8:00: Vocem Resurgentis. Journey into theMedieval Convent: Music of Hildegard vonBingen and Las Huelgas Codex. Linda Falvy,soprano; Mary Enid Haines, soprano; CatherineMcCormack; alto. Church of St. MaryMagdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-890-1710.By donation.Sunday June 23See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Luminato Festival, June 14 – June 23;TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 – June 29.●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Invitationto the Dance. See Jun 22(eve).●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. David Briggs, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Sacred Music of Duke Ellington. BrianBarlow Big Band; guest: Heather Bambrick,vocals. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free,donations welcome. Religious service.●●5:00: Hartt Strings Productions. TheSong Is You: Joel Hartt Sings Sinatra. JeffreyHewer, guitar; Ed Sweetman, bass; DennisSong, drums; Robert Rowe, piano. Gate 403,403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930. PWYC.●●5:00: Lynda Covello and the Jazz-TonicBand. Super-Moon Jazz Vespers. Stardust,Summertime, Midnight Sun, Summer Knows,Oblivion and other jazz and tango-nuevo standards.Lynda Covello, vocals; Boris Treivus,piano and accordion; Ivan Neganov, fluteand alto sax; David Thiessen, bass; AugustoSantana, drums. St. Luke’s United Church,353 Sherbourne St. 416-879-8126 or 416-924-9619. Voluntary donation in support ofCommunity Music Program. Refreshmentsserved after the concert.a creeJUNE 23, 2013HighwaycabaretPatriciaCanoTomson+HannahBurgélula.ca●●8:00: Lula Lounge. A Cree Cabaret. Featuringsongs and stories from the play The (Post)Mistress, by Thomson Highway. With PatriciaCano, Hannah Burgé and Thomson Highway.1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. -.Part of TD Toronto Jazz Festival.Monday June 24See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 –June 29.●●12:15: Music Mondays. Out of the Pit. Bach:Suite no. 3 in C; Ysaye: Violin Sonata No.4;Martinů: 3 Madrigals for Violin and Viola.Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm, viola.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday June 25See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 –June 29.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Death and Transfiguration.Works by Messiaen, Bach, Ravel and Strauss.David Briggs, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.●●4:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. AGCLaunch Party. Featuring sample performancesby summer Plein Air Garden Salonconcert musicians. 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. Free.Wednesday June 26See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 –June 29.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Nicolai Tarasov,clarinet; John Gardham, organ. 103 BellevueAve. 647-523-3550. By donation. In support ofmusic program.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Pink Martini with the TSO.Multilingual repertoire of pop, classical, jazzand big band. Stephen Reineke, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.Thursday June 27See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:TD Toronto Jazz Festival, June 20 –June 29.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Allan Pulker, flute; Elena Tchernaia,piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. By BackwardSteps. Works by Armanini, Harman,Houdy, Charke, Underhill and Raminsh.Cordei Duo (Albertina Chan, harp; JannaSailor, violin); guest: Mark Takeshi McGregor,flute. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201./(adv).●●7:00: Cause For Paws. Johannes Linstead- Guitar of Fire! Music from Linstead’s album“Tales of a Gypsy”. Appleby College, 540 LakeshoreRd. W., Oakville. 905-845-1551. .●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Mendelssohn’sLast Symphony. Fauré: PavaneOp.50; Brahms: Concerto for Piano andOrchestra No.1 Op.15; Mendelssohn: SymphonyNo.5 Op.107 “Reformation.” Darrettthewholenote.com June 7 – September 7, 2013 | 41

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