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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.

5040 Yonge St.

5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. -; VIPpackage available.● 7:30: Jewish Music Week in Toronto.Remembering Arik Einstein. Singer Ori Dagancelebrates the music of renowned Israeli popstar Arik Einstein. Ori Dagan, vocals; KobiHass, bass/vocals; Brian Katz, guitar/keyboards/vocals.Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St.416-638-4492. /(adv).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/TorontoInternational Brazil Fest/Cafe Con Letras/Nossa TV Canada. Lulaworld: Fred Martinswith Luanda Jones. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv). For LulaLounge listings at a glance, visit section C.● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Faster Still Anaïs Nin. Hatzis: StringQuartet No.3 (The Questioning) (world premiere);Current: Faster Still, for violin, piano,and string quartet (Toronto premiere);Andriessen: Anaïs Nin (Canadian premiere);Schafer: Quintet for Piano and Strings. AfiaraString Quartet; Nyx Quartet (VéroniqueMathieu, violin; Claudia Chan, piano); 21CEnsemble; Wallis Giunta, soprano; and others.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. & up. Post-concert talk. Festival runsMay 21-25.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Mike Murley Trio. “LookingBack” CD Release. Mike Murley, saxophone;Reg Schwager, guitar; Steve Wallace,bass. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . ForJazz Bistro listings at a glance, visit section C.● 10:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/LatinAmerican/Caribbean Solidarity Network.Lulaworld: Ruben Esguerra New Traditionplus Vox Sambou. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv). For LulaLounge listings at a glance, visit section C.Friday May 23● 12:00 noon: Jewish Music Week inToronto. A Simple Twist of Faith. A sneak previewof the songs from Evan Malach’s newestmusical A Simple Twist of Faith. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-638-4492. Free.● 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew’s.A. Concerts in the GTAMegumi Okamoto, piano. St. Andrew’sChurch, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231.Free.● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. 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. Also May 2, 9, 16, 30.Lunch and snack friendly.● 2:00: Jewish Music Week in Toronto. TheJewish Music Comedy Hour. Jewish comedysongs and parodies. Aliza Spiro and specialguests: Charles Davidson, Gabi Epsteinand others. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 416-638-4492. Free.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Sandor Schwisberg, piano. 251 Victoria St.416-363-5299. No Cover.● 7:00: St. Michael’s Choir School. SpringConcert. M. Emery: Earthly Light (premiere);S. Rose: Totus Tuus (premiere); Mozart:Regina Caeli K279. Jerzy Cichocki, Teri Dunnand André Heywood, conductors. St. Paul’sBasilica, 83 Power St. 416-397-6367. Freewilloffering.● 7:30: Opera by Request. Samson et Dalila.Saint-Saëns. Jason Lamont, tenor (Samson);Karen Bojti, mezzo (Dalila); Marco Petracchi,baritone (High Priest of Dagon); HenryIrwin, baritone (Abimelech/Old Hebrew);John Warden, bass-baritone (A Philistine);William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416455-2365. .● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. BranfordMarsalis, saxophone. Andrew Burashko,piano. Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre,231 Queens Quay W. 647-973-4000. -.Also May 24.● 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Beethoven at the Proms. Beethoven: SymphonyNo.9 in d; Walton: Crown Imperial;Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variation; Parry:Jerusalem; and other works. Sabatino Vacca,music director; Guests: Kristine Dandavino,mezzo-soprano; Jeffrey Carl, baritone;Richard Iannello, tenor; Toronto Choral Society.Martingrove Collegiate, 50 WintertonDr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (sr); (st).● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/Torontohispano.com.Lulaworld: Los Hijos de TutaOrquesta Fantasia. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv). For LulaLounge listings at a glance, visit section C.● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:chilly eve of lemon cane. Caine: JaggedEdges (world premiere); Limón: Requiem Flamenco(world premiere); Egoyan/Rokeby:Surface Tension (Toronto premiere); Gonzales:Suite from The Shadow for ChamberEnsemble (world premiere). Afiara StringQuartet (Alberto Suarez, cojón); Chilly Gonzales,piano; and others. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. & up. 7:15: Pre-concerttalk. Festival runs May 21-25.● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TheMusic of ABBA. Rajaton Finnish vocal ensemble;Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5.Also May 24.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Mike Murley Septet.Mike Murley, tenor sax; Tara Davidson, sopranoand alto saxes; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet;Terry Promane, trombone; David Braid,piano; Jim Vivian, bass; Ted Warren, drums.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. . For JazzBistro listings at a glance, visit section C.● 10:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C MusicFestival: After Hours #1. Sankaran: HAMSA(world premiere); Chana: new works (aspart of TABLIX: Tabla, Melody & Electronics)(world premiere). Trichy Sankaran, mrdangam;Gurpreet Chana, tabla. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .Start time approximate. Cash bar. Festivalruns May 21-25.Saturday May 24● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 2:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Chilly Gonzales Masterclass. Gonzales:Re-Introduction Études (a book of études forsolo piano). Chilly Gonzales, piano; studentsfrom The Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free. Festival runs May 21-25.● 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Sandor Schwisberg, piano. 251 Victoria St.416-363-5299. No Cover.● 7:30: Jubilate Singers. Inspired! Musicby Canadian women. Works by Daley, Martin,Sankaran, Marwood and others. JuhaTikkanen, piano; Caroline Spearing, conductor.St. Simon-the-Apostle AnglicanChurch, 525 Bloor St. E. ; (sr); (st).416-485-1988.● 7:30: Life and Music at St Andrew’s.Women in Song: A Benefit Concert for Out ofthe Cold Program. Monica Whicher, soprano;Natalie Paulin, soprano; Allison Angelo, soprano;Norine Burgess, mezzo; Elizabeth Forster,mezzo; John Greer, piano. St. Andrew’sChurch, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231.; (sr/st).● 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. MusicalEmpires. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 inEb “Emperor”; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 ine. Elissa Miller-Kay, piano; Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Trinity Anglican Church,79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ;(sr); (st).● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. BranfordMarsalis, saxophone. See May 23.● 8:00: Canadian Men’s Chorus. The TrueNorth: A Canadian Celebration. Worksby Shahi and Emery. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-573-5993. ; (adv).● 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Concert #5. Tchaikovsky: “Polonaise”from Act III of The Sleeping Beauty; Prokofiev:“Balcony Scene” from Romeo and Juliet;Tchaikovsky, “Wedding Pas de Deux” from TheSleeping Beauty; “White Swan” from Act IIof Swan Lake; Mendelssohn: “Scherzo” fromA Midsummer Night’s Dream; Reintamm:An Untitled Ballet (world premiere). NormanReintamm, conductor; guests: The YOUdance artists of the National Ballet of Canada.P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centreof Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E.,Scarborough. 416-879-5566. ; (sr/st);free (under 12).● 8:00: Jazz Performance Education Centre.Piano Plus Series: Pat LaBarbera Quartet.Dave Restivo, piano; Pat LaBarbera,saxophone, Neil Swainson, bass. PaintboxBistro, 555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555. .6:30: Student trios. Also 9:30. For PaintboxBistro listings at a glance, see section C.58 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Night Blooms. Cage: The Perilous Night;Higdon: Dooryard Bloom (Canadian premiere);Ornstein: Piano Quintet. Marc-AndréHamelin, piano; Pacifica Quartet; Joshua Hopkins,baritone. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. & up. 7:15: Pre-concerttalk. Festival runs May 21-25.● 8:00: Schola Magdalena. Schola MagdalenaSings Machaut. Machaut: Messe deNostre Dame; Hildegard von Bingen: Mariananthems. Church of St. Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC.● 8:00: Sony Centre. Il Divo: A MusicalAffair. The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live.Songs inspired by Broadway shows such asPhantom of the Opera, Carousel and WestSide Story. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669..14-5.● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TheMusic of ABBA. See May 23.● 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Mike Murley Septet.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. .● 9:30: Jazz Performance Education Centre.Piano Plus Series: Pat LaBarbera Quartet.See 8:00.● 9:45: Heavyweights Brass Band. BrassKicks @$$. Rex Jazz and Blues Bar, 194 QueenSt. W. 416-598-2475. . For Rex listings at aglance, visit section C.● 10:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:After Hours #2. Ran: String QuartetNo.3 (Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory) (worldpremiere); Staniland: Flute vs. Flute (Torontopremiere); Colgrass: Pan Trio. Pacifica Quartet;Susan Hoeppner and Leslie Newman,flutes; Sanya Eng, harp; Ryan Scott, percussion.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. . Start time approximate.Cash bar. Festival runs May 21-25.● 10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre/Telelatino.Lulaworld: Willie Torres with ConjuntoLacalu. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv). For Lula Lounge listingsat a glance, see section C.Sunday May 25● 12:30: Jazz Bistro. Sunday Brunch withCadence. A cappella quartet. 251 Victoria St.416-363-5299. . For Jazz Bistro listings ata glance, visit section C.● 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious.See May 4.● 2:30: Recitals at Rosedale. The SevenDeadly Sins. Ibert: Lust; Haydn: Lob der Faulheit;and other works by Schubert, Verdi,Mahler, Poulenc, Barber, Porter and Somers.Lindsay Barrett and Ambur Braid, soprano;Michael Colvin, tenor; Robert Gleadow, bass.Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. PleasantRd. 416-921-1931. .● 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. The Diamonds ofBrahms. Brahms: Symphony No.1 Op.68 in c;Violin Concerto in D, Op.77. Guest: JonathanCrow, violin; Kevin Mallon, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142. .75.● 3:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:HUSH! Feldman: For Bunita Marcus.SpringVibrationsFeaturing special guestIncluding a work by Faber writtenfor the choir, an arrangement ofLeroy Anderson’s The Typewriter,arrangements by Steve Macdonald,Andrew Tureski and the world debut ofCanadian Folk Song Suite by Roy Greaves.Church of St. Michael and All Angels,611 St. Clair Ave. W.Adults , Sr , st/child Marc-André Hamelin, piano. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .Festival runs May 21-25.● 3:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. SpringVibrations. Faber: new work for vibraphoneand clarinet choir; Anderson: Typewriter;R. Greaves: Canadian Folk Song Suite (premiere);arrangements by S. Macdonald andA. Tureski. Guest: Arnold Faber, vibraphone;Michele Jacot, conductor. Church of St.Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair W. 647-668-8943. ; (sr/st).● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: Andrew Ager. St.James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See May 1.● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. PolkaVespers. Walter Ostanek Band. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free willoffering.● 4:00: Toronto Singing Studio. Here’s ToFriday, May 23, Martingrove Collegiate 8 pmSabatino Vacca, Music DirectorBeethovenat the PromsSong! Celebration Choir; Vivace Vox; VocalMosaic; Linda Eyman, conductor. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238.; (sr/st); (family).● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:David Dunlop Trio. Dave Dunlop, trumpet;Gordon Sheard, piano; Pat Kilbride, bass.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering.● 7:00: Jazz Bistro. Sunday Cabaret withJulie Michels. Julie Michels, vocals; DaveRestivo, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299.. For Jazz Bistro listings at a glance, visitsection C.● 7:00: North Toronto Community Band.Spring Rhythms. Classical selections,marches, music from stage and screen, bigband and more. Guest artist: Daniel Douglas,trombone, euphonium; Danny Wilks, conductor.Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave.416-481-1978. ; (sr/st). Silent auction.● 7:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld:Dominic Mancuso Group CD Release.Sub Urban Gypsy. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasHis immortalNinth Symphony,along with beloved favourites from the Promswww.eporchestra.cathewholenote.com May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 59

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