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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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Ainsworth, tenor; Nathaniel Watson, bassbaritone;Lydia Adams, conductor. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-446-0188 or 416-217-0537. ; (sr);(under 30); (st).● 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr 1.● 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust).See Apr 10; Also Apr 13(mat).● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Apr 9.● 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Grieg: Piano Concerto. Ravel: Bolero;works by Mozart and Bizet. Maggie Morrison,piano; Natalie Image, soprano; NormanReintamm, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre, ChineseCultural Centre of Greater Toronto,5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. /(adv). Silent Auction.● 8:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga.Here Comes Spring. Newley: PureImagination; Solomon: Derivation; Mandel(arr. Promane): The Shadow Of Your Smile;Rodgers and Hart (arr. Bridges): My FunnyValentine; Beatles: Medley. Lush Cello Ensemble:Mary-Katherine Finch, Orly Bitov, RachelPomedli and Wendy Solomon. The Great Hall,84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr); (st); (family).● 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Trio 7090. Dutch new music ensemble.A. Concerts in the GTAJanssen: Vrij naar A.T. / Taag / HiHat; Finnissy:bas & koen. Bas Wiegers, violin; Koen Kaptijn,trombone; Nora Mulders, piano. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts workers); (st).● 8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Waltzes and Overtures. Strauss:Blue Danube Waltz; Artists’ Life Waltz; Mascagni:Cavalleria Rusticana (Overture); andother works; Bellini: Norma (Overture);works by Puccini. Charles Di Raimondo,tenor; Lenard Whiting, conductor. ColumbusCentre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 647-478-6122. -25.● 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. GuitarWeekend: Roland Dyens. Northrop Frye Hall,73 Queen’s Park E. 416-964-8298. . ForGuitar Weekend masterclasses and lectures,see Section D: Etceteras.● 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: River City Brass. Guest: JensLindemann; James Gourlay, conductor. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. /(sr)/(st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Fauré Requiem. Fauré: Requiem;Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Pärt: Berlin Mass(Credo). Gillian Grossman, soprano; MatthewCassils, baritone. St. John’s United Church(Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st/child). AlsoApr 13(mat).● 8:00: Musideum. Mind Project. Jazz andfunk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St.W. 416-599-7323. .● 8:00: Scaramella. Basso Obbligato. ElinorFrey, cello; Joëlle Morton, G violone; DanielZuluaga, chitarrone and baroque guitar. InnisTown Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-760-8610. .● 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. SeeApr 9; Also Apr 13 (mat).● 8:00: Tangled Art and Disability. Krip-hopNation: Toronto. Concert of hip-hop artistswith disabilities. Kounterclockwise, Leroy F.Moore Jr. and Rob Da’Noize Temple, plus localartists. Oakham House, 63 Gould St. 416-554-2637. ; (st/PWD). For details:● 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Tension/Resolution:New Music for Harp and Ensemble.Works by Brophy, Denburg, Guechtal, Pearce,Ryan and others. Guest: Angela Schwarzkopf,harp. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213. ; (adv/sr/st).● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Goode Plays Mozart. SeeApr 11(7:30).● 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.Sunday April 13● 10:15am: Church of the Ascension. PalmSunday. Interactive reading of the Passionaccording to Matthew. Works by Tuttle, Kendrick,Bach, Gillard and Richards. LawrenceGreen, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering.● 11:00am and 1:00pm: Lower OssingtonTheatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora’s PirateAdventure. See Apr 12.● 11:00am: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Chicken Little. See Apr 12.● 1:00: Classical Music Conservatory. MusicFor a Cause Benefit Concert. For Hospital forSick Kids. Ton Beau Quartet; Mark Andrews,piano; Kyra Millan, voice, with StephaniePesant, flute; Patricia Nesci with Caitlin Woodand Jessica Lane, vocals; and others. EmmanuelHoward Park United Church, 214 WrightAve. 416-537-5995. ; (st/child).● 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious.See Apr 6; Also Apr 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25.● 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: ASong Cycle. See Apr● 2:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust).See Apr 10.● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 2:00 and 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre.Rent. See Apr 3.● 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters:Atis Bankas with Robert McDonald.Works by Delius, Grieg, Elgar and Britten. AtisBankas, violin; Robert McDonald, piano. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● 2:00: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre.Chicken Little. See Apr 12.● 2:00: Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.Fauré Requiem. TEMC Sanctuary Choir andGuest Musicians. 230 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-925-5977. Freewill offering/PWYC.● 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festivalof Brass: Slide Show. Wycliffe Gordon,trombone; Patrick Sheridan, conductor.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or1-800-708-6754. /(sr)/(under35); 15(st).● 3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Fauré Requiem. Fauré: Requiem;Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Pärt: Berlin Mass(Credo). Gillian Grossman, soprano; MatthewCassils, baritone. St. John’s United Church(Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st/child). AlsoApr 12(eve).Rev. Nicholas H. Morkel, RectorLawrence Green, Music Director33 Overland Drive, Don Mills(near Lawrence E off of Donway W)Be inspired by the Services & Music of Holy Week, April 13 to 20April 13 - Palm SundayEucharist at 10:15 amwith the music ofApril 17 - Maundy ThursdayApril 18 - Good FridayApril 19 - Easter VigilApril 20 - EasterC. TuttleG. KendrickJ. S. BachR. GillardN. RichardsEucharist andtraditional Foot Washingat 7:30 pmwith the music ofP. AstonD. HallisG. KendrickC. TamblingObservance at11:00 amwith the music ofG. P. TelemannR. SchumanM. FranckH. T. BurleighO. GibbonsJ. StainerJ. S. BachEucharist at7:30 pmwith the music ofJ. R. FoleyL. LeBlancP. BalocheWine & Cheesereception followingthe serviceEucharist at10:30 amwith BrassEnsembleand the music ofF. Campbell-WatsonJ. R. FoleyG. KendrickJ. HayfordG. F. Handel40 | April 1 – May 7, 2014

● 3:00: Music at Islington. Heart & Soul:A Vocal Collaboration. Soul, folk & gospel.Choir of Islington United. Guests: the O’Pears.Islington United Church, 25 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-239-1131. ; (st); free(under 12).Food Bank donation appreciated.● 3:00: Musideum. Poli’s Jazz Salon. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebrationof Canadian Composers: Walter BuczynskiBirthday Celebration. Buczynski: AugustCollection (24 Preludes for Piano); 3 Songsfor String Quartet and Soprano; Fantasy onThemes from the Past (Tango; Fast Fingers);Chopin: Nocturne; 2 Mazurkas; Scherzo;Polonaise Fantasie. Talisker Players Quartet;Melanie Conly, soprano; Joe Macerollo,accordionist; Joe Phillips, double bass. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877.; (st). Reception follows.● 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound ofMusic. See Apr 10.● 3:30: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. SeeApr 9.● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: Kirsten Fielding andTeresa Mahon, Sopranos. St. James Cathedral,65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● 4:00: Conference of IndependentSchools’ Music Festival. 30th Annual Performance.Music students from 38 participatingCanadian Independent Schools. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255.-; -(sr/st).● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Apr 5● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JaymzBee Birthday Jazz Vespers. Don Francks, TonyQuarrington, Dave Young, Steve Hunter andJaymz Bee. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free will offering.● 4:30: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. I Saw Eternity. Hayes: Requiem(Canadian premiere); works by Mozart,Fauré, Forest, Chatman and Daley. Emily Taub,soprano; Margaret Bardos, mezzo; ShawnMattas, baritone; Shawn Grenke, conductor.2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. .MUSICFORPASSIONTIDEPALM SUNDAY, APRIL 134:30 P.M.YORKMINSTER PARKBAPTIST CHURCH● 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Music for Passiontide. Works by Mendelssohn,Hovhaness, Oldroyd, Wood and Raminsh.William Maddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Freewill offering.● 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. Micorexpressions:The 21st Century Virtuoso.Works by Matthew Duncan, Pearce andCaron. Dale Sorensen, trombone. 20 St.Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv).● 7:00: Blythwood Winds. Underscore. Barber:Summer Music; Ligeti: Six Bagatelles;Denburg: Extensions; Milhaud: La cheminéedu roi René; Bernstein: Candide Overture.Tim Crouch, flute; Gwen Buttemer, oboe;Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Michael Macaulay,bassoon; Curtis Vander Hyden, horn.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-999-6097./(adv).● 7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. Haydn:Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross.Knox Presbyterian Church Senior Choir, soloistsand string ensemble; Roger Bergs, conductor.Knox Presbyterian Church (Toronto),620 Spadina Ave. 416-921-8993. Freewilloffering.Monday April 14● 7:30: Brampton Chamber Music ConcertSeries. Piano Recital. Jarred Dunn, piano;young artists selected by audition. St. Paul’sUnited Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S.,Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC.● 8:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. BaroqueMusic by Candlelight for Holy Week.383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. PWYC.Tuesday April 15● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Music in the Time ofWar. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin; Prokofiev:Sonata No.7 in B-flat (second movement);Haas (arr. Chiu): Suite for Oboe and PianoOp.1. Philip Chiu, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● 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.● 7:00: North York Central Library. KeepToronto Reading: Cello and Piano Duo. Worksby Albinoni and others. Dobrochna Zubek,cello; Younggun Kim, piano. North York CentralLibrary Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules.By Handel. See Apr 5; Also Apr 15, 19, 24, 27,30(start times vary).● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks FamilyFellowship Concert Series. Solo and chamberworks. Third of three concerts each featuringtwo current Rebanks Fellows. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● 8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall.Wrecking Ball Tour. Emmylou Harris; DanielLanois; Steven Nistor; Jim Wilson. MasseyHall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.● 8:00: Soundstreams. Passion after St.Matthew. Members of the Australian ArtOrchestra join an ensemble of Canadian artistsfor a jazz-infused homage to Bach’s St.Matthew Passion. Australian Art Orchestra:Passion; Nicole Lizée: new work. AustralianArt Orchestra; Nicole Lizée, turntables/electronics; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; RobClutton, bass; Peter Lutek, saxophone; andothers. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 41

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