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Volume 19 Issue 8 - May 2014

  • Text
  • Choir
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Concerts
  • Theatre
  • Musical
  • Choral
  • Singers
  • Festival
Includes the 2014 Canary Pages directory of choirs.

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(String Quartet No.2 orchestral version byDrew). Alexander Ghindin, piano; NurhanArman, conductor. George Weston RecitalHall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ;(sr); $19(st).● 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Celebration of JeanneLamon. See May 8; Also May 10, 11, 13(GeorgeWeston Recital Hall), 14; start times vary.● 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. ClassicConcert. Music for organ and otherinstruments. St. James United Church,400 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-824-4667. ;A. Concerts in the GTAfree(under 10). Refreshments to follow.● 8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. Strangeand Sacred Noise. John Luther Adams.Enviro-fractal work for percussion ensemble.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-788-8272. ; (sr/arts wrkr); (st).● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Tribute to DonnyHathaway. Michael Dunston, vocals; DaveYoung, bass; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; PerryWhite, tenor; Reg Schwager, guitar; BernieSenensky, piano; Mark Kelso, drums.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For JazzBistro listings at a glance, visit section C.Saturday May 10● 2:00: Clarkson Music Theatre. Ya GottaDream. See May 9(eve); Also May 10(eve).● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 2:00: Toronto Chapter of American HarpSociety. Harp Scholarship Winners’ Concert.Armour Heights Presbyterian Church,105 Wilson Ave. 416-781-8206. Free. Donationswelcome. In support of the ScholarshipProgram.● 3:00: Singing Out. Our Time: Worldsto Change. Worlds to Win. Pride Concert.Because, Bridge over Troubled Waterand other selections. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-859-4248. . Also7:30.● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. RobertoDevereux. See May 3; Also 15, 18, 21(starttimes vary).● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. PatrickHewan, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover.● 7:00: Scarborough Seventh-day AdventistChurch. Classics at Scarborough. LarryTozer, baritone; Karen Usha Gray, soprano;Winston Hurlock, tenor; Edwin Mansook,piano; and others. 4350 Lawrence Ave E.,Scarborough. 416-833-6884. (advanceonly).● 7:00: Toronto Swedish Singers. AnnualSpring Concert. An evening of Swedish andNordic music. Brigitte Bogar, conductor.Agricola Lutheran Church, 25 Old York MillsRd. 416-445-2889. /(adv); free(under12).● 7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus. Sing Seato Sea. A Canadian celebration of diversityand unity. Bach Chamber Youth Choir; EleanorDaley, piano; Linda Beaupré, conductor.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.1-855-985-2787. –.● 7:30: Clarkson Music Theatre. Ya GottaDream. See May 9● 7:30: Espressivo Singers. WorldBeat!Works for women’s voices and percussion.J-C. Coolen, conductor. WestminsterUnited Church, 1850 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby.905-435-3439. ; (12 and under).● 7:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra.Grand Finale. Tchaikovsky: The Storm Overture;Symphony No.5; Variations on a RococoTheme. Oliver Balaburski, conductor. EmmanuelBaptist Church, 374 Salem Rd., Barrie.705-721-4752. ; (st); (child).● 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Musicianson the Edge. Dances, songs, variations andimprovisation. Benjamin Stein, lutenist-composer;The Elixir Baroque Ensemble; ArielHarwood-Jones, soprano. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. ; (18 and under).● 7:30: Singing Out. Our Time: Worlds toChange. Worlds to Win. See 3:00.● 7:30: Tallis Choir. The Merry Harp andthe Viol. Anthems and songs from the Elizabethanand Jacobean Chapel Royal. Gibbons:O Clap Your Hands; Byrd: Elegy on theDeath of Thomas Tallis; Tallis: If Ye Love Meand works by Weelkes, Dowland and Batten.Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church,141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr);(st).52 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. CasualConcerts: Tchaikovsky Symphony 6“Pathétique.” Rossini: Overture to La scaladi seta; Shostakovich: Piano ConcertoNo.1; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 “Pathétique”.Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; AndrewMcCandless, trumpet; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-598-3375. -5. Casual dress; afterpartyin the lobby. Also May 11(mat).● 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.Spring Gala Concert. Matthew Coons, organ;William Woloschuk, conductor. Guest: AmyBourdon. Eglinton St. George’s United Church,35 Lytton Blvd. 416-410-2254 or 877-410-2254./buy 4 get one free; free(under 12).● 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. In Concertwith Cyprys Trio. Beethoven: Triple Concerto;Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.5. TrinityAnglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora.905-727-6101. ; (sr/st).● 8:00: Academy Concert Series. An IntrospectiveHandel. Handel: selections fromNine German Arias; and other works. NathaliePaulin, soprano; Edwin Huizinga, violin;Emily Eng, violin; Kerri McGonigle, cello; PhilipFournier, harpsichord. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-629-3716./ for 3; / for 3(sr/st).● 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. In Concert.Works by Pachelbel, Haydn, Mozart, Scarlatti,and others. Brenda Uchimaru, conductor.St. Simon-the-Apostle AnglicanChurch, 525 Bloor St. E. 647-504-8027. ; (sr/st).● 8:00: Burlington Civic Chorale. A GloriousFlourish. 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert.Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; A ChoralQuilt; Rutter: Gloria; Mulholland: A ShropshireLad. Gary Fisher, conductor; Jennifer Goodine,piano. St. Christopher’s Anglican Church,662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-289-337-6777. /(adv).● 8:00: Evolution Dance Theatre. FollowYour Heart. See May 8; Also May 11(mat).● 8:00: Gallery 345. No Going Back. Lutek:Improvisation; Kurtag: Kafka Fragmentsfor soprano and violin. Stacie Dunlop, soprano;Andrea Neumann, violin; Peter Lutek,clarinet/bassoon/electronics. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.The Royal Treatment. Tchaikovsky: Finalefrom Symphony No.4; Respighi: Finale fromThe Pines of Rome; Dvořák: Serenade forStrings (Moderato); Highlights from The Piratesof the Caribbean. Band of The RoyalRegiment of Canada; Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. and up.● 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. SeasonFinale. Coblentz: Romantic Overture (premiere).Chelsey Schill, soprano; Joan Browne,flute; Adrian Fung, cello. Oakville Centrefor the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville.905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ;(sr); (st). Also May 11(mat).● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz:2013-2014 SEASONBringing chamber musicto life on period instrumentsAn Introspective HandelSaturday May 10, 2014 ~ 8:00 pmAcademy Concert Series finishes the season withselections from the Nine German Arias by Handel.Unlike most of his dramatic vocal works, these piecesare much more contemplative and meditative, showingus a different side of Handel. Interwoven betweenthese arias will be some of his more reflectiveinstrumental works.Nathalie Paulin - sopranoPhilip Fournier - harpsichordEdwin Huizinga - violinEmily Eng - violinKerri McGonigle - celloEastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue (West of Chester)Concerts begin at 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm)Regular tickets: or for 3 ~ Student/Senior tickets: or for 3Buy online at or call (416) 629- 3716BACH CHILDREN’S CHORUSBACH CHAMBER YOUTH CHOIRLinda Beaupré, ConductorEleanor Daley, PianisttoSing Sea SeaSaturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30pmToronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge St. (north of Sheppard)Tickets: and at the Toronto Centre box officeor TicketMaster at 1-855-985-2787bachchildrenschorus.caPhoto used under Creative Commons May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 53

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