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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsayand Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director.Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St.416-915-6747. -. Runs Thursdaythrough Sunday, Apr 10-May 3; start timesvary.● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble.Lizée: Behind the Sound of Music (world premiere).Brian Current, conductor. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free (ticket required).● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust).Middle Eastern music and dance show featuringclassic Egyptian songs with a few modernsurprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; SuleimanWarwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin;James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; MohammedSrouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-. Also Apr 11, 12(mat/eve),13(mat).● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Apr 9; Also Apr 11, 12.● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Music Toronto. Parker Quartet.Beethoven: String Quartet in F Op.18 No.1;Adès: Arcadiana; Dvořák Quintet in E-flatOp.97. Guest: Kikuei Ikeda, viola; Daniel Chongand Ying Zue, violins; Jessica Bodner, viola;Kee-Hyum Kim, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 FrontSt. E. 416-366-7723. –; (st); -(pay your age).● 8:00: Musideum. AIMToronto. Experimentalmusic. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Tango Legends. Dance show from BuenosAires. Mariela Maldonado and PabloSosa, tango artists; Emiliano and LautaroGreco Quintet. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669..50-.50. Post-show Milonga (TangoDance Party).A. Concerts in the GTATHE RIVALQUEENS WITHISABELBAYRAKDARIANApr 9-10, 12-13416.408.0208tafelmusik.orgBaroque OrchestraJeanne Lamon, Music Director● 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. SeeApr 9; Also Apr 12, 13 (start times vary).Friday April 11● 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. A LittleLunch Music. Works by Duruflé, Britten andEšenvalds; and other choral works. OrpheusChoir of Toronto; Edward Moroney, organ;Robert Cooper, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free.● 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew’s.Michael Westwood, clarinet. St. Andrew’sChurch, 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.Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 7:00: Alexander Jacob, piano. Scenesfrom Richard Wagner’s Parsifal. St. Luke’sUnited Church, 353 Sherbourne St. Free.647-928-4500.● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules.By Handel. See Apr 5; Also Apr 15, 19, 24, 27,30(start times vary).● 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Rising Stars. Guests: JAZZFMYouth Big Band; Declan Scott, flugelhorn;Adrian Ling, tenor horn; Nicholas James,euphonium. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. /(sr)/(st).● 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See Apr 10.● 7:30: Opera by Request/Canadian Institutefor Czech Music. Lieder Abend/Vecernipisne. Dvořák: Love Songs and Biblical Songs;Mahler: Das Knaben Wunderhorn (selections);Das Lied von der Erde. Danielle Dudycha,soprano; John Holland, baritone; JennyCohen and Kristine Dandavino, mezzos; DillonParmer, tenor; William Shookhoff, piano.College Street United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. .● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Goode Plays Mozart. Fung:Aqua (Canadian premiere); Mozart: PianoConcerto No.17 K453; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben.Richard Goode, piano; Jonathan Crow,violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. and up. Also Apr 12(8:00).● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust).See Apr 10; Also Apr 12(mat/eve), 13(mat).● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Apr 9; Also Apr 12.● 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Old World, New World, Out Of This World. Gridin:Rassypukha; Dvořák: Symphony No.9 in e;Holst: excerpts from The Planets; Isaias Garcia(Young Composer’s Competition winner):Polish Rhapsody. Alexander Sevastian, accordion;Sabatino Vacca, conductor. MartingroveCollegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke.416-239-5665. ; (sr); (st).7:40: Pre-concert chat. For full concert lecture,see Section D: Lectures and Symposia.● 8:00: Ensemble Polaris. Life is a Cabaret,Eh? Works by Weill, Carosone, Grappelli,Downing, Elliott and others. Marco Cera,guitar & mandolin; Kirk Elliott, violin, accordion,mandolin, bass; Margaret Gay, cello;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!Katherine Hill, voice, nyckelharpa; AlisonMelville, traverso, recorder; Francesco Pellegrino;and others. 918 Bathurst Centre,918 Bathurst St. 416-588-4301. ; (sr/st); (child).Fung-Chiupiano duoFriday, April● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Fung-Chiu, piano duo. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite;Bernstein: West Side Story (selections, arr.Fung-Chiu); works by Schubert and Ravel.22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ;(sr/st). CDs available for sale.● 8:00: FAWN Opera & New Music.L’Homme et le Ciel. Electro-acoustic opera:world premiere workshop presentation(Adam Scime, composer; Ian Koiter, libretto).Amanda Smith, director; Thin Edge NewMusic Collective. Ernest Balmer Studio,55 Mill St. 647-401-5004. PWYC: suggesteddonation ; (under 30).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent.See Apr 3.● 8:00: Music Gallery. Henry Grimes.Guests: Aurochs. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv); (member). 7:00: Doorsopen.● 8:00: Musideum. Sojay. Neo-soul. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .38 | April 1 – May 7, 2014

● 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. GuitarWeekend: ChromaDuo. Tracy Anne Smithand Rob MacDonald, guitar. Victoria CollegeChapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-964-8298. .For Guitar Weekend masterclasses and lectures,see Section D: Etcs.● 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Royer: Four Seasonsof Canada (world premiere). Mendelssohn:Violin Concerto in d; Verdi: Sinfonia.Kyoung-Joo Sung, violin; Johannes Rieger,conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 1-866-943-8849. ; (sr); (st).● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Marc Jordan. Marc Jordan,vocals and guitar; Dave Restivo, piano;Russ Boswell, bass; Mark Lalama, accordionand keyboards; Kevan McKenzie, drums.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For JazzBistro at a glance visit listings Section C.Saturday April 12Cathedral BluffsSYMPHONY ORCHESTRANorman ReintammArtistic Director/Principal Conductor● 11:00am and 1:00pm: Lower OssingtonTheatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora’s PirateSaturday April 12 at 8 pmGRIEG: PIANO CONCERTOwith pianist MAGGIE MORRISONRAVEL: BOLEROMOZART & BIZET with soprano NATALIE IMAGEP.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, ScarboroughANNUAL FUNDRAISING CONCERT & SILENT AUCTIONAll tickets in advance; at the doorAdventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 BathurstSt. 416-915-6747. .50–.50. Also 1:00;Apr 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4.● 11:00am: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation;Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre,100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031.; (Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 13,19, 20, 26, 27.● 1:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Community Showcase. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. /(sr)/(st).● 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 2:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust).See Apr 10; Also 8:00, Apr 13(mat).● 2:00 and : Lower Ossington Theatre.Avenue Q. See Apr 5● 2:00 and 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre.Rent. See Apr 3.● 2:00: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Chicken Little. See 11:00am.● 4:00: Islington United Church. A Place inthe Choir: Youthful Voices. Bob Chilcott andAllen Pote; Youth Choir and Junior Choir ofIslington United; Brenna Conrad and ChristyCummings, conductors. 25 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-239-1131. ; free(child/youth).● 5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus ChoraleChoir. Fanciful Fantasmagorical Flights. Hatfield:Flying Colours; Elgar: The Snow; worksby Beckwith. Virginia Chen Wells and CarolLynn Fujino, violin; Bradley Christensen, baritone;Jennifer Swan, choreographer; EliseBradley, conductor. Church of the Redeemer,162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666x231. ;(sr/st).● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glancevisit listings Section C.● 6:00: Orchestra Toronto. Fire and BrillianceFundraising Gala. Music by orchestramusicians and dancing to a big band. WychwoodBarns, 601 Christie St. 416-467-7142.0. Gourmet food and silent auction.● 7:30: Amadeus Choir/Elmer Iseler Singers.Bach: Mass In b. Meredith Hall, soprano;Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo; ColinDON'T MISS THIS CONCERT!Mass in B Minor7:30 pmMetropolitan United Church., TorontoELMERISELERSINGERSconductorLydia Adams,soloists andorchestraThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is anagency of the Government of | April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 39

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