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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:LISTINGSA. Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Georgetown,Markham, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Thornhill(GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.A.GTATHE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,B.BEYONDthere are listings for events in Alliston, Ancaster, Barrie,Bobcaygeon, Bolton Brantford, Cambridge, Cobourg, Dundas,Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland,Niagara-on-the-Lake, Orangeville, Peterborough, St. Catharines,Stratford and Waterloo. Starts on page 51.THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.C.INStarts on page 54.ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptD.THEperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 56.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period fromMay 1, 2014 to June 7, 2014. All listings must be received by6pm Tusday April 8.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: thewholenote.com.LakeHuronGeorgianBay73 48Tuesday April 1● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Connections: Corigliano. BrianCurrent, conductor. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal. MikeCadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: New Ensemble. Orignalcompositions. Students of Matt Brubeck.Tribute Communities Hall, AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.Young Artist Series6-8pm NO COVERStudents from Humber,U of T, York and Mohawkperform on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays and SaturdaysMention this WholeNote adand receive free dessert!● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:30: Avi Hoffman. Still Jewish After AllThese Years. Original songs and stories. BethTikvah Synagogue, 3080 Bayview Ave. 416-221-3433. .● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks FamilyFellowship Concert Series. First of threeconcerts featuring six career-edge artists.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● 7:30: St. Michael’s College and Musiciansin Ordinary. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater. Biber:Litany of Loreto; Confitebor tibi Domine; andother works. Hallie Fishel, soprano; CharlotteBurrage, mezzo; St. Michael’s Choir and soloists;Michael O’Connor and Christopher Verrette,conductors. St. Basil’s Church, 50 St.Joseph St. 416-653-3180. Free. Donationswelcome.● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Choirs. MimAdams, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies:A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison,Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, JoelGomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, DanielsSpectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. –; –(st/arts workers).Also Apr 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9,10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat).● 8:00: Musideum. Songs of Gaia meets theFreePlay Duo. Improvised Music. Dylan Bell;George Koller; Suba Sankaran; Saina Singer.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere);and other songs. Craig Lucas andNorman René, conception and development;Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals;Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli andScott Christian, musical directors. TarragonTheatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. -. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6;start times vary.● 8:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Kelly Jefferson,conductor. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Wednesday April 2● 12:00 noon: Hart House. Midday Mosaics:Dale Sorensen, Trombone. Hart House,East Common Room, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-7585. Free. Complimentary lightrefreshments.● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. New Music ensemble;Matt Brubeck, conductor. Tribute62 15City of TorontoLake OntarioLake Erie34 | April 1 – May 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

Communities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● 3:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Rara: Pedro Malazarte. NorthAmerican premiere of a one-act comicopera by Camargo Guarnieri. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Chamber Competition Finals. Ensemblescompete for over ,000 in prizes andthe chance to perform a Prelude Recitalin Koerner Hall. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticketrequired).● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World Music Ensembles Concert. AfricanDrumming and Dancing Ensemble, KwasiDunyo, director; Latin-American PercussionEnsemble, Mark Duggan, director; Steel PanEnsemble, Joe Cullen, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-0492. Free.● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. FrankFalco, Artie Roth, Anthony Michelli, conductors.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Nana Mouskouri: The HappyBirthday Tour. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.● 8:00: Musideum. Horables and Friends ofMarkos. Klezmer and Greek music. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ; (sr/st/artists).● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1; Also Apr 3, 4, 5, 6.● 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.Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 3,4, 5, 6(mat).Thursday April 3in a; Kurtz: The Last Contrabass in Las Vegas;Bottesini: Two Songs for High Voice, StringBass and Piano; Capriccio di Bravura. LornaMacDonald, soprano; David Murray, doublebass. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Arnold Tirzits, piano. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal. RichardWhiteman, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100x22926. Free.● 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera: Role Study Presentation.Informal presentation of staged operaticscenes. Geiger-Torel Room, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492.Free.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Andrew Slade, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:00: Downtown Vocal Music Academyof Toronto. Night at the Pops. An Eveningof Jazz, Musical Theatre and Pop Music.Ori Carmona, Sarah Parker, Abby Pierce andMeghan Stock, conductors; Marjorie Wiens,piano. Ryerson Community School Auditorium,96 Denison Ave. 416-393-1340. Free.● 7:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Next Generation.New works. Ritesh Das, director.Palmerston Library Theatre, 560 PalmerstonAve. 888-958-2252. .● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Jim Vivian,Roy Patterson, Kevin Turcotte, conductors.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Array Music/Continuum ContemporaryMusic/Music Gallery. Gaudeamus:Deconstructed. Featuring a new structuredimprovisation by Allison Cameron, an existingwork by a Dutch composer (TBA) and afree improvisation, in honour of the Netherlands’Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Michiel vanDijk, saxophone; Nicole Rampersaud, trumpet;Koen Kaptijn, trombone; Josh Cole, bass;Rick Sacks, drums; and others. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/artsworkers); (st).● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. All ThatJazz Series: Jon Batiste and Stay Human. JonBatiste, jazz piano; Eddie Barbash, alto saxophone;Ibanda Ruhumbika, tuba; Joe Saylor,percussion. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. -.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson.Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. -. Runs Thursdaythrough Sunday, Apr 3-May 25; start timesvary.● 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery: AlexandreDa Costa with Hélène Mercier. De Falla: SuitePopulaire Espagnole; Brahms: SonatensatzFAE Sonata Op.5 (Scherzo); Sonata for Violinand Piano No.3 Op.108; and work byBeethoven TBA. Alexandre Da Costa, violin;Hélène Mercier, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723. .50; (st).● 8:00: Musideum. AIMToronto. Experimentalmusic. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little.See Apr 1; Also Apr 4, 5, 6.● 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she.See Apr 2; Also Apr 4, 5, 6(mat).● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk McDonald Quartet.“Symmetry” CD Release. Kirk MacDonald,tenor saxophone; Brian Dickinson, piano;Neil Swainson, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. (Thu/Fri);(Sat). For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listingsSection C.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet:“Symmetry” CD Release at Jazz Bistro!Original compositions. Kirk MacDonald, saxophone;Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swainson,bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St.416-363-5299. . For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.Friday April 4● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital. Gjergji and Piro Gaqi, pianos.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free.● 1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snackfriendly.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Andrew Slade, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Next Generation.New works. Ritesh Das, director.Cedarbrae Library Theatre, 545 MarkhamRd., Scarborough. 888-958-2252. .● 7:30: Tapestry. Tap:Ex Revolutions. Explorationof revolution and contemporary opera.Neema Bickersteth, soprano; Andrea Ludwig,mezzo; Adrian Kramer, tenor; Andrew Love,baritone; Gregory Oh, piano. Ernest BalmerStudio (315), Distillery District, 9 Trinity St.416-537-6066 x222. . Also Apr 5.● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Winds and Brass: Wind Symphony.Calvert: Suite on Canadian Folk Songs;Venter: Dancing Lights of the North; Márquez:Danz n; Stamp: Bandancing; Bennett:Symphonic Songs for Band; Copland: El SalónMéxico. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Love Song Waltzes. Brahms: LiebesliederWalzer. Claire de Sévigné, soprano; CharlotteBurrage, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; GordonBintner, bass-baritone; Liz Upchurch andMichael Shannon, pianos. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church DeerPark. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Worksby Pimienta. Trio Sol: Alheli Pimienta, flute/viola/voice; Heather MacDonald, oboe; AndreValerio, guitar. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: High and Lo! Bach:Solo Suite No.1; Grieg: Three Songs; Sonatathewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 35

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