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Volume 19 Issue 6 - March 2014

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Walter Hall, Edward

Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.● ● 8:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. Adaptations of worksby Weill. Bruno Bouchard, Gabrielle Bouthillier,Jasmin Cloutier, Simon Drouin, SimonElmaleh and Danya Ortmann. Theatre Centre,1087 Queen St W. 416-538-0988. ; (sr/st/arts worker). Also Mar 26, 27, 28, 29(matand eve).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Bob Cohen’s BirthdayJam. Jazz jam. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.Wednesday March 26● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. William Maddox,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre Jazz Series: Jazz606. Original repertoire written and performedby Humber College faculty membersBrian Dickinson, piano; Ted Quinlan, guitar;Mike Downes, bass; Mark Kelso, drums; KirkMacDonald, saxophone; Denny Christiansong,trumpet. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Bach:Mass in B Minor. Jennifer Taverner and LesleyBouza, sopranos; Jennifer Enns Modolo,mezzo; Isaiah Bell, tenor; Michael York,baritone; Festival Orchestra; Noel Edison,conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. -, -(sr),(VoxTix 30 and under).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. gamUT Ensemble Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.● ● 8:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. See Mar 25. Also Mar 27,28, 29(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Ardene Shapiro and KikiMisumi. Ardene Shapiro: vocals/guitar; KikiMisumi: cello/vocals; Bob Cohen: guitar/bass;Donald Quan: piano/percussion. Suite 133A. Concerts in the GTA(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Schumann Symphony 2. Beethoven: Overtureto Fidelio; Aho: Siedi, Concerto for Solo Percussionand Orchestra (Canadian premiere).Colin Currie, percussion; John Storgaards,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. and up. Also Mar 27(mat).Thursday March 27● ● 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:A Celebration of Canadian Art Song.Rolfe: Moths (premiere); Holman: PassionPlay; Emery: Three Songs of Mourning. MonicaWhicher, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford,tenor; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Brett Polegato,baritone; Kathryn Tremills and StevenPhilcox, piano. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ ChurchDeer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music.Lyndsay Promane, mezzo. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Student ChamberEnsembles. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492.Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Alexander Jacob, piano. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Schumann Symphony 2. See Mar 26(eve).Pre-concert chat.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Concerts: UTJO and 11 O’ClockJazz Orchestra. Guest: Mike Holober, piano;Mike Murley, saxophone. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-0492. PWYC.● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Symphony Orchestra. Mozart: FluteConcerto; Copland: Fanfare for the CommonMan; Liszt: Concerto for Piano and OrchestraNo.1 in Eb; Dvořák: Symphony No.9 in e Op.95.William Bellehumeur, piano; Jonelle Sills,voice; Tetsuya Kobayashi, flute; Mark Chambers,conductor. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.Dichterliebe: The Poet’s Love. Sixteen choreographiesfor one dancer set to music bySchumann; Schumann: Fantasie in C; Schubert:Schwanengesang. Laurence Lemieux,dancer; Alexander Dobson, baritone; JeanieChung, piano. The Citadel, 304 Parliament St.416-364-8011. ; (st/artist); for PWYCperformances call box-office. Also Mar 28.● ● 8:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. See Mar 25. Also Mar 28,29(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Paige Cora and Headlines.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Into the Woods. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr/st).Also Mar 28, 29(eve & mat).A NIGHTIN PARIS:LE CONCERTSPIRITUELCecilia Bernardini,Guest Director and Violin SoloistMar 27-30416.964.6337tafelmusik.orgBaroque Orchestra and Chamber ChoirJeanne Lamon, Music Director | Ivars Taurins, Director, Chamber Choir● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Night In Paris: Le ConcertSpirituel. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto “Tempestedi Mare”; other works by Telemann,Leclair and choral selections. Guest: CeciliaBernardini, conductor and violin; IvarsTaurins, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -;-(over 65); -(under 35). AlsoMar 28, 29, 30(mat).● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.Friday March 28● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Noontime Recital. Younggun Kim, piano. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri.See Mar 7.● ● 7:30: Royal Canadian College of Organists/Musicat Metropolitan. Ken Cowan,organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 316-363-0331 x26. ; (18 andunder).● ● 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. Spring CelebrationConcert. Guest: Durham RegionalPolice Pipes and Drum Band. Hebron ChristianReformed Church, 4240 Anderson St.,Whitby. 905-666-2049. ; (sr/st). Preshowby Whitby Junior Band at 6:45.● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Gospel Choir. Works by Franklin, Cageand Smallwood. Corey Butler, music director;Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faireand Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 29.● ● 8:00: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.Dichterliebe: See Mar 27.● ● 8:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario. LaBohème. Puccini. Milton Centre for the Arts,1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-5399. ;(sr/st/child). Also Mar 29 (Prescott), Apr 6(7:30, Midland).● ● 8:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. See Mar 25. AlsoMar 29(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Conrad Gayle. ChristianJazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Into the Woods. See Mar 27. AlsoMar 29(mat & eve).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Night In Paris: LeConcert Spirituel. See Mar 27. Also Mar 29,30(mat).● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. Don Malcolm,organ. St. James United Church,400 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-824-4667. ;free(under 10). Refreshments to follow.● ● 8:15: York University Department ofMusic. Baroque Ensemble. Stephanie Martin,conductor. Church of St. Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC.● ● 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects.he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric DuetNo.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet;Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leafshell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; ShaunaRolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; SeanLing and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others;Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. BettyOliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. /(before Mar 7 with code);(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with PeggyBaker 30 minutes prior to each performance.transformationsaturdaymar 2920148 pmA special evening of music andmulti-media performances–dance, film and spoken word.first united churchport creditTickets: at the door or frominfo@mississaugafestivalchoir.com38 | March 1 – April 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

Also Mar 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 2, 3, 4, 5,6(mat).Saturday March 29● ● 1:30 and 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Family Concert: Case Closed. Schifrin:Theme from Mission Impossible; Rimsky-Korsakov:Flight of the Bumblebee; Grieg: “In theHall of the Mountain King” from Peer Gynt;Mancini: Main Theme from The Pink Panther;Nathaniel Stookey: The Composer isDead(text by Lemony Snicket). Kevin Frank,host/narrator; Shalom Bard, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.–. Also 3:30.● ● 2:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. See Mar 25. Also 8:00.● ● 2:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Into the Woods. Also 8:00. See Mar 27.● ● 7:00: Arts and Events Programming atthe University of Toronto Scarborough.Spring Awakening. Featuring classical andcontemporary repertoire. UTSC ConcertChoir and Concert Band. Academic ResourceCentre, University of Toronto Scarborough,1265 Military Trail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.● ● 7:00: Victoria Ballet Company. Cinderella.Prokofiev. Anastasia Loskutov, dancer; andothers; Rostislav Zakharov and Victoria Mironova,choreography; Victoria Mironova, artisticdirector. Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or1-888-805-8888. -.● ● 7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. Bachand Beyond! Bach: Cantata BWV131 “Aus dertiefe ruhe ich”; Mendelssohn: Psalm 100;Gibbons: Drop, Drop Slow Tears; and otherworks. Giovanni Maria Spanu, baritone; SATBchoir; Cheryll J. Chung, conductor. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-566-8193. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. Massenet’sWerther. Jeff Boyd, tenor (Werther); Jean-EHudson, mezzo (Charlotte); Norman Brown,baritone (Albert); Nicole Bower, soprano(Sophie); Gianmarco Segato, baritone (LeBailli); and others; Children’s Chorus, NicoleBower, conductor; William Shookhoff, musicdirector and piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert/Wind Ensemble:Bruckner’s Mass. Mackey: High Wire; Kulesha:The Greatness of the New-Found Night;Colgrass: Dream Dancer; Bruckner: Massin e for chorus and winds. Men’s Chorus;Women’s Chorus; MacMillan Singers; WindEnsemble; Kevin Shen, alto sax; Hilary Apfelstadt,conductor; Gillian MacKay, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Gospel Choir. Works by Franklin, Cageand Smallwood. Corey Butler, music director;Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faireand Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Mar 28.● ● 8:00: L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres.Cabaret Brise-Jour. See Mar 25.● ● 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Transformation.A concert of multimedia performancesincluding dance, film and spokenword. First United Church (Port Credit),151 Lakeshore Rd W., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .● ● 8:00: Music at Islington. Earth Hour byCandlelight: An Organ Celebration. Celebratingthe 20th anniversary of the Schoensteinorgan with performance and discussion.John Derksen, organ. Islington UnitedChurch, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131.; (st); free(under 12). Food Bank donationappreciated.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Onkar Singh. IndianSpiritual Kirtan. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Israel Galván.Flamenco dance. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Masterpieces of French Music. Ravel:Le Tombeau de Couperin; Debussy: Préludeà l’après-midi d’un faune; Chabrier: SuitePastorale; Fauré: Requiem for Choir andOrchestra. Ronald Royer and Geoffrey Butler,conductors. Guests: Toronto Choral Society.Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel,2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st); (under10).● ● 8:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Into the Woods. See Mar 27.● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Night In Paris: Le ConcertSpirituel. See Mar 27. Also Mar 30(mat).● ● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● ● 8:00: Univox Choir. Come Fill the Cup. Settingsof mystical poets including Rumi, Khayyam,Kalidasa and Gibran. Persian music andstorytelling; works by Hailstork, Daley, Walkerand composer-in-residence Patrick Murray(premiere). Tahirih Vejdani, soprano; SinaBathaie, santur; Dallas Bergen, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-697-9561. /(adv/sr/st); free(under18). Portion of proceeds donated to localcharity that supports newcomers.● ● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. The Next Voice.Annual Pat Anderson Vocal ScholarshipFinals fundraiser and silent auction. GreatHall, Unitarian Congregation of Mississauga,84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-483-5702. .● ● 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects.he:she. See Mar 28. Also Mar 30(mat), Apr 2,3, 4, 5, 6(mat).Sunday March 30● ● 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. An Invitationto the Dance. Works by Weber, Ravel andothers. Joseph Macerollo, accordion; OlivierLaquerre, baritone; Ilana Zarankin, soprano;Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870.; (sr/st); (youth); (child).● ● 2:30: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1.● ● 3:00: Musideum. Poli’s Jazz Salon. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 3:00: Opera by Request/Oshawa Opera.Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth).Mahler. Kristine Dandavino, mezzo; Dillon Parmer,tenor; William Shookhoff, piano. KingsviewUnited Church, 505 Adelaide Ave. E.,Oshawa. 416-455-2365. .● ● 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Wind Symphony. works by Whitacre,Hanson, Tichelli, McClary, Vaughan Williamsand others. William Thomas, conductor. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).th19 Off Centre Music Salon19...dancing into our third decadeAn Invitation to the DanceSunday March 30, 2014thewholenote.com March 1 – April 7, 2014 | 39

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