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Volume 2 Issue 8 - May 1997

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14 Children's Opera Chorus, John Tuttle, dir. Gilbert and Sullivan: HMS Pinafore. Hart House, University of Toronto. 978- 8668..50,. • 2:30 and 7:00: Characters. Anything Goes. See May 1 . • 3:30: Royal Canadian The Elmer Iseler Singers College of Organists. William and Maddox, organ, in recital as part of Toronto Organ Day. Toronto Children's Chorus Yorkminster Park Church, 1585 Yonge St. 905-881- present 4921. Free. • 7:30: North York Singers & Green Briar Men's Chorus. The Celebrating Two Choirs. Gary Heard & Bud Renshaw, conductors. 1Li.mes and Seasons Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Avenue. 222-0181 . Guest conductors: 5,1 2, group rates available. • 7:30: Royal Conservatory of David Fallis and Jean Ashworth-Bartle Music. Suzuki Festival Concert. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Friday, May 2, 1997 at 8pm 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824 St. Patrick's Church ext.321. ,. • 7:30: York Symphony, 141 McCaul Street at Dundas Roberto de Clara, cond. Theatre Magic. R. Strauss: Bring our season to a rousing finale with works Suite from Der Rosenkavalier; by Faure, Frank and Mendelssohn. Rimsky-Korsakov: March of the Nobles from Mlada; Nino Rota: VISAIMC Ballet Suite from La Strada; Bernstein: Symphonic Suite For Tickets call: 416.483.5549 from West Side Story. Marylake Shrine, 13760 Keele r-------------------------, St. at 15th sideroad, King CANAD~NCHAMBERACADEMY George lgnatieff Theatre, Trinity College 15 Devonshire Place SUNDAY, MAY 4,1997-3:00 PM CANADIAN CHAMBER ACADEMY SOLOISTS Programme String Octets by Mendelssohn and Bargiel I' Q SUNDAY, MAY 18,1997-3:00 PM MARIA GUEST ASTERIADOU, ARTISTS piano NATALIA KHOMA, cello ' .. , A TIS BANKAS, violin .~ TAK-NG LAI, conductor Music by: VIVALDI, BURBI, MARTINU, HAYDN SUNDAY, JUNE 1,1997-3:00 PM GUEST ARTIST RONALD TURINI, piano CANADIAN CHAMBER ACADEMY SOLOISTS Programme Solo and Chamber Music by Franz Schubert including "The Trout" Piano Quintet in A Major TICKETS & INFORMATION tel/fax (416) 538-4342 adult , student Township. 410-0860. ,. • 8:00: Academy Concert Series. "Love songs for Spring." Medieval songs and dances inspired by the arrival of May. Sine Nomine Medieval Ensemble. Eastminster United. Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 778-1941., ,. • 8:00: Alexander Singers. Gilbert & Sullivan: Ruddigore or The Witch 's Curse. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst Street. 784-4185. ,,.Discounts for groups of 8 or more. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the · Performing Arts. Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Music of Chopin. 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. ,, . • 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, John Barnum, cond. Last Night of the Proms. ,L\rne: Rule Britannia; Parry: Jerusalem; Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March #1; Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs; Gershwin: "I Love You Porgy"; Vaughan Williams: The Lark A scending; Beethoven: Marzelline's Aria "0 warich schon"; Baker: Fanfare to Expo '86; Gounod: "Ah Je Veux Vivre" from Romeo and Juliet. Ruth Fazal, violin; Lilac Cana, soprano. Cawthra Park Auditorium, 1305 Cawthra Road South. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSJCAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE may '97 wholenote 905-274-1571. to .50. • 8:00: Oriana Singers, William Brown, conductor. That's All- Folk! Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs of the Four Seasons; Telfer: When the Outports Sing; Hatfield: African Celebration; folk songs from near and far. Ruth W~tson Henderson, accompanist. Grace Church on· the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road. 742-7006. 6,. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Viennese Soiree. Trinity-St. Paul's. See May 1. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Morawetz: Sinfonietta; Elgar: Cello Concerto; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5. Daniel Domb, cello; ·Jiri Belohlavek, cond. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 8 :00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Jane Mallett Theatre. See May 1. • 8:00: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir, Thomas Bell, artistic director. Songs of the Isles.. lan Sadler, organ; Eugene Burke, tenor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 222-2201/475-9231. ,. • 8:00: University of Toronto Opera Division. Highlights from the operatic repertoire in concert. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744/3750. ,. • 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music Opera Division. Spring Operatic Concert. See May 2. MacMillan Theatre. • 11 :00 & 2:00: Music at the McMichael. John Arpin, piano. McMichael Canadian Collection, 1 0365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg. 905-893-0344 ext.265. Free with gallery admission. • 2:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus, John Tuttle, dir. Hart House, University of Toronto. See May 3. • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre & Worlds of Music Toronto. Concert of Asian Music. Gauri Guha, Indian classical vocalist; Ron Korb & the Kappa Band; Silk Orchestra and others. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queen's Quay West. 538- 1831. Free. • 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Vic Lawrence Seven (Swing & Big Band). 396- 7212. Free.

wholenote may '97 • 2:00: Worlds of Music Toronto & Harbourfront Centre Coca-Cola Concert. Gauri Guha, Indian classical vocals; Biswas Bhikney, tablas; Luna Guha, harmonium; Abhinanda Guha, tampura. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • 3:00: 100th Monkey Oasis. Walking On Water: a Musical Journeying. Songs & music by Michael Moon, playing on vibes, bells & hammered dulcimer. 1 OOth Monkey Books, 66 Wellesley East, 2nd floor. 925-7633. Donation. • 3:00: Alexander Singers. Gilbert & Sullivan: Ruddigore or The Witch's Curse. Leah Posluns Theatre. See May 3. • 3:00: Canadian Chamber Academy, Atis Bankas, dir. Mendelssohn: Octet Op. 20 in E flat major; Enescu: Octet Op.7 inC major. George lgnatieff Theatre, 1 5 Devonshire Place. 538-4342. ,. • Echo Women's Chorus, Alan Gasser, Becca Whitla, dir. Spring songs in the city. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 'Trinity Square. 537-2526. 0,5. . • 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society, Chrys A. Bentley, conductor. Haydn: Heiligmesse; Mozart: Mass in c minor. Sharla Nafziger; soprano; Nina Scott-.Stoddart, mezzo soprano; Eugene Burke, tenor; Michael Downie, baritone; The,Sinfony Players; Leslie Knowles, concertmaster. St. Dominic's Church, Cawthra Road at Atwater. 905-278- 7059. ,. • 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Winners of the Canadian Music Competition. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Pk. Cresc. 922-3714. ,. • 3:00: Morton Feldman THE (]JORAL MUSIC OF RAlPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Retrospective. For Christian Wolff (1986). Gergely lttzes, flute; Stephen Clarke, piano/celesta. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair West. 363-9428/924-9654. ,. • 3:00: Toronto Chamber Society, David Fallis, dir. Kaffeemusick: "If spring is here, can Nymphs and Shepherds be far behind?" Excerpts from Handel: Acis and Galatea; Blow: Venus and Adonis. An informative and entertaining chat with David Fallis. Coffee, tea and desserts included. Church of the Redeemer, Bloor and Avenue Road. 694-2354/406-1484. . • 3:00: Toronto Youth Flute Orchestra. La'uf: Welcome!! (Canadian premiere); Frackenpohl: Suite for Flute Choir (Toronto premiere); Louke: Chanson du Printemps (Toronto premiere); works by Vivaldi, Schubert, Brahms, Bach, Holland·, MacMillan & Rimsky Korsakov. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless. 485-8262. Free will offering. • 3:30: Tafelmusik. A Viennese Soiree. Trinity-St. Paul's. See May 1. • 4:00: Armour Heights Presbyterian Church Choir, Bruce Nasmith, director. Spring Concert. Daley: tlequiem; other selections. 1 05 Wilson Ave. 485-4000. ,. • 4:00: Saint Andrew Chorale. The Choral Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Victoria College Chapel, 73 Queen's Park. 960-87371929- 0811.,. • 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Abendmusic. Organ Spectacular. Nina Wu-Cotton, Peter Orme, Christopher· Cotton, musicians . St. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-31 60. Free. • 5:00: Sundays at Five in Swansea. Classical favourites for Brass. East York Brass Quintet. Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church, 4 Morningside Avenue, (41 6) 766-4765.,7. • 7 :00: Sundays at Seven Concert Series. Chamber works of Buxtehude, Bach, Franck & others. Karen Rymal, organ; Barbara Ackerman, fl ute; Wendy Humber­ Bornstein, oboe. Blessed Sacrament Church, 24 Cheritan. 481-2256. . 15 • 7:30: Celebrity Symphony Orchestra, Andrzej Rozbicki, music director. Warsaw Concerto. Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto; Chopin: Les Sylphides; Kilar: Exodus; arias and songs. Danny Wnukowski, piano; Maria Knapik-Sztramko, soprano; Andrzej Hiolski, baritone; Gizella Witkowsky, prima ballerina; Polonia Singers Choir. George Weston Recital · Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. ,,. • 7:30: Trinity Chamber Ensemble. Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op.3 #2; Lekeu: Mooredale Concerts Stars of Tomorrow Share the excitement of discovery hear some of Canada's finest young musicians, winners of the Canadian Music Competition: pianists Andrew Aarons, Illya Poletaev, Vadim Serebryany violinist Eugene Nakamura cellist Cecilia Lee, Jung Trio singer Marian Sjolander, Isabel Bayrakdarian Gerard Lesne One of the leading countertenors of our time, Gerard Lesne records exclusively for VIRGIN VERITAS. May 4, t 997, 4:00 pm. at Victoria College Chapel Old Vic Building (Muse~m Subway Stop) 73 Q ueens Park Crescent, East Free parking on Charles Street , St . M ary's Street and Queens Park Crescent $ t 5 General Admission $ I 0 Students and Seniors SainT%wyew 'C/Joral.e Under t he Direction of Alan Barthel ----------, Gerard Lesne recordings on Virgin Veritas are available on CD at all good record stores Gerard Lesne and his acclaimed baroque ensemble II Semenario Musicale will make their Toronto premier on Thursday, May 8 at 7:00 pm at the MacMillan Theatre Edward Johnson Building Tickets & Information: (416) 966-4580

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