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Volume 20 Issue 6 - March 2015

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● ● 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Concert 3. Mozart: Sextet for Pianoand Winds K452; Forsyth: Woodwind Quintet;Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet.Erika Crinó, piano; Sinfonietta Winds. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. ;(sr); $20(st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Sonuskapos: Mason VictoriaJazz Orchestra. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; (st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Beth Anne Cole: Gifts inthe Old Old Ground. Poetry and songs. withBrian Katz, guitar. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.● ● 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Celebration of Spring. François Koh, conductor.Yorkminster Citadel, 1 Lord SeatonRd., North York. 416-628-9195. ; (sr)(st).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. St. John Passion. SeeMar 19. Also Mar 22(mat).● ● 8:00: Tapestry Opera. Tap:Ex TablesTurned. See Mar 20.● ● 8:00: Trinity College Dramatic Society.The 25th Annual Putnam County SpellingBee:The Musical. See Mar 18.Sunday March 22● ● 10:15am: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday. Robert Davis, vocals/harmonica/guitar;Fraser Melvin, guitar/vocals;Scott Hunter, acoustic bass; and MalcolmGould, percussion. St. John’s United Church,2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224. Freewill offering.Religious service.● ● 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday ConcertSeries. Eddie Graf. Scarborough Civic Centre,150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-397-9887. Free.● ● 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. MusicallySpeaking: Cantors of the East and West.Chants of Eastern Orthodox and Westernchurches; secular songs. Katherine Hill,and Peter Drobac, voice. St. David’s AnglicanChurch, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610.PWYC.● ● 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Traditions. J.S.Bach: Cantata; Brahms: O Heiland, reiß dieHimmel auf; Haydn: Te Deum in C. Women’sChorus; MacMillan Singers. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st).● ● 3:00: Alliance française Toronto. The Soldier’sTale. Stravinsky. Jacques Israelievitch,violin; other actors and musicians; Uri Mayer,conductor. Alliance Française de Toronto,24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ;(mem); (sr mem/under 25 mem).● ● 3:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Music of the Americas. UTSC Concert Band,Concert Choir and String Orchestra. AcademicResource Centre, University of TorontoScarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough.416-287-7076. Free.● ● 3:00: Cantemus Singers. The Glories ofVenice. Monteverdi: Tirsi e Clori; Gabrieli:Angelus Domini Descendit; works by Willaert,de Rore. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-578-6602. $20; free(under 12). AlsoMar 21(eve).● ● 3:00: Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga.Samba Squad. World rhythms mixedwith the sound-power and street-feel of thedrums of the Afro-Brazilian samba tradition.Rick Shadrach Lazar, percussion; and others.A. Concerts in the GTACelebrate spring withSAMBASQUADSunday, March 22at 3pmUnitarian Congregationin Mississauga84 South Service Roadwww.uucm.ca84 South Service Road, Mississauga. 905-278-5622. ; $20(sr/st); or PWYC.● ● 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Choral Concert. Fanshawe: AfricanSanctus; Tippett: Five Negro Spirituals fromA Child of Our Time. Men’s Chamber and Concertchoirs with orchestra; Dr. Lisette Canton,conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. St. John Passion. SeeMar 19● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. Free; donationswelcomed.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Murley/Braid Nordic Project.Mike Murley, saxophone; David Braid, piano;Johnny Åman, bass; Anders Mogenson,drums. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Chase Sanborn, trumpet; Mark Eisenman,piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22.Freewill offering.● ● 6:00: The Papermill Theatre. Hungariansin Hollywood: Music from Movies You Love.Hungarians who helped make film history.Songs incl. “As Time Goes By,” “Les FeuillesMortes,” “I Could Have Danced All Night”;music of Rosza, Kalmán, Lehár, Liszt andothers. Masi & Brigham Phillips Trio. PapermillTheatre, Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd.416-978-8849. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. K-AMP Concert. A Cappella.Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.Monday March 23● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: R&B Ensemble.Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.647-459-0701. Free.● ● 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Institute for Canadian Music/JackmanHumanities Institute. Monday EveningConcerts: Humour, Play and the CanadianArt Song. Tiefenbach: new work (premiere).Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; Geoffrey Sirett,baritone; Steven Philcox, piano. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).Tuesday March 24● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Return to Romanticism.Penderecki: Sextet; Kurtág: Hommage àRobert Schumann. Artists from Western UniversityDon Wright Faculty of Music. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music: Ben Promane, trumpet.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Chamber Strings.Jacques Israelievitch, conductor. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701.Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Thomas Gonder, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Dido and Aeneas. Purcell. Agnes Zsigovics,soprano; Ellen McAteer, soprano;Consort of the Theatre of Early Music; DanielTaylor, conductor. Trinity College Chapel,6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr);(st).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Vocal Jazz Ensembles. Christine Duncan,conductor. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.Wednesday March 25● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.William Maddox, Organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Chamber Ensembles Concert:Woodwind. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Sammy Bayefsky CuratedConcerts. Array Space, 155 Walnut St.416-532-3019. Also Mar 26.● ● 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. ViennaBoys Choir. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. -; (under 13).Thursday March 26● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The Diary of One Who Disappeared.By Janáček. Owen McCausland,tenor; Charlotte Burrage, mezzo. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Student ChamberEnsembles. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet: Patricia Wright, Organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical PianoShowcase. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.647-459-0701. Free.● ● 2:00: Northern District Public Library.Orchardviewers: Concert. Toronto PublicLibrary, Northern District, 40 Orchard ViewBlvd. 416-393-7610. Free.● ● 7:00: Aga Khan Museum. Hive Jam Session:Ghazal Ensemble. Musicians of Indo-Persian ensemble improvise in real time. AgaKhan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr.416-646-4677. $20.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Come Ye Sons of Art: Purcell Odes.Michael Chance, countertenor; Charles Daniels,tenor; Choir and Orchestra of the ScholaCantorum and the Theatre of Early Music;Daniel Taylor, conductor. Trinity CollegeChapel, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ;$20(sr); (st).● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Symphony Orchestra. Works byRimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky,Vaughan Williams, Berlioz and Mendelssohn.Solos: Trishul Sharma, tuba; Lillian Brooks,voice; Yeganeh Sotudehnia, violin; KrishnaVeerappan, violin; Michael Holz, clarinet;Mark Chambers, conductor. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East Building,YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Alliance française Toronto. MaximeBender Quartet. Maxime Bender, saxophones;Simon Seidl, piano; Oliver Lutz,double bass; Silvio Morger, drums. AllianceFrançaise de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. $20; (mem); (sr mem/under 25 mem); (sr partners/under 25partners).● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Sammy Bayefsky CuratedConcerts. Array Space, 155 Walnut St.416-532-3019. Also Mar 25.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.Mandy Goodhandy in Tranny: a MusicalComedy. 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555.(March 26);$20(March 27,28). Also March27,28.● ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre.Vienna Boys Choir. 440 Locust St., Burlington.905-681-6000. ; (30 and under).● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series:Elliot Madore, baritone. Poulenc: Banalités;Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen;Ives: Tom sails away; Ives: Ich grolle nicht;Ives: The Side Show; Ives: Memories. ElliotMadore. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.40 | March 1 - April 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Music TORONTOELLIOTMADOREBaritoneMarch 26 at 8 pm416-366-7723. .50; student tickets.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Vandana Vishwas, vocalist/composer.Indian Classical. With GeorgeKoller, diruba/bass; Edw Hanley, percussion;Vishwas Thoke, acoustic guitar. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Friday March 27● ● 12:10: Music at St Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Thomas Alexander, Piano.St. Andrew’s Church, King and Simcoe,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Brass Ensemble.James Macdonald, conductor. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East Building,YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Also Mar 6, 13, 20. Lunchand snack friendly.● ● 7:30: Canadian Music Centre/True NorthFoundation. Baroque Meets Modern in TheTrue North! Works by Gougeon, Dawson,Arcuri, Manzon and others. Satoshi Matsumura,harpsichord. Canadian Music Centre,20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. ;$20(adv).● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. LisaBatiashvili, violin, and Paul Lewis, piano. Schubert:Violin Sonata in A D574, “Grand Duo”;Rondo for Violin and Piano in b D895, “Rondeaubrilliant”; Bach: Chorale Prelude “Nunkomm’ der Heiden Heiland” BWV659 for solopiano(arr. Busoni); Telemann: Fantasia No.4for Solo Violin in D TWV40:17; Beethoven: ViolinSonata No.10 in G Op.96, “The Cockcrow”.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks Series: The Rite of Spring. Kilar:Orawa; Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Stravinsky:The Rite of Spring (1947). Sol Gabetta, cello;Krzysztof Urbański, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5.Also Mar 28(with post-concert party).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Concert Orchestra. Paul Widner, conductor.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. Spring Concert.Hebron Christian Reformed Church,4240 Anderson St., Whitby. 905-666-2049.; (sr/st). 6:45: pre-show performanceby Whitby Junior Brass Band.● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Gospel Choir. Works by HezekiahWalker, Edwin Hawkins, Kirk Franklin andothers. Corey Butler, keyboard; DanielPerecki, bass; Kairon Haynes, drums; GeoffMcFarlane, guitar; Daniel Cowans, organ;Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faire andIvan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).Also Mar 28.● ● 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Ghazal Ensemble.Indo-Persian ensemble explores thelong-time musical dialogue between Iranianand South Asian traditions. Aga KhanMuseum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. -. Also Mar 28.● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Philip Thomas, Piano.Ontario premieres of works by Skempton,Wolff and Finnissy. Array Space, 155 WalnutSt. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.Mandy Goodhandy in Tranny: a MusicalComedy. 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555.(March 26);$20(March 27,28). Also March26,28.● ● 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. 20th Anniversary Gala. Pastorious:Chicken; and other jazz and big band works.Guests: Etobicoke Swing Orchestra; JakeKoffman. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium,86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke. 416-410-1570.; free(under 12).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Ali Garrison, Mezzo:New Songs From the Heart of Now – MakingSongs for Our Time. Joy Lee/Ryan Billington,pianos; William Beauvais, guitar.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-652-7878. ;$20(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Maureen Batt. Crossing Borders:A Celebration of New Music from New Mexicoto Nova Scotia. Works by Denburg, Emery,Greer, Heggie, Hill, Duncan and others. MaureenBatt, soprano; Cheryl Duvall, piano;Anthony Thompson, clarinet. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-290-7970. ;$20(adv); (online).● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Dowland in Dublin.Dowland (arr. Slattery/La Nef). EnsembleLa Nef (Sylvain Bergeron, lute; SeánDagher, cittern; Grégoire Jeay, Irish flute/recorder; Alex Kehler, violin; Amanda Keesmaat,cello); Michael Slattery, tenor/shrutibox. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne LamonHall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -;-(sr); (Club Consort 30 and under).Also Mar 28.Saturday March 28● ● 2:00: Peter Margolian and Friends. InConcert. Sauguet: Voyage de la suite VisionInfernales d’après des poèmes de Max Jacobfor baritone and piano; Gal: Quartet for Violin,Viola, Cello, Piano; Coulthard: Shizen (naturel)for oboe and piano. Grant Allert, baritone;Peter Margolian, piano; Gina Maenhaut, violin;Senan Whelan, viola; Alan Shantz, cello; HazelBoyle, oboe. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St.Joseph St. 416-250-5475. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.TNL Takes Flight. Featuring music for theirupcoming tour of England, Germany andSweden. Guests: Countermeasure. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-866-744-7467. -30; (st). Also 7:30.● ● 7:00: Univox Choir. Kühl/Caliente. Allan:new works; works by Capillas, Matamoros,Alfven, Raminsh and others. Dallas Bergen,conductor. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-697-9561. /$20(adv);$20 (sr/st). Portion of proceeds donated toDoctors without Borders.● ● 7:30: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Mozart’s Requiem. Guests: University ofToronto Scarborough Campus Concert Choir,Ensemble TrypTych and Redeemer UniversityChoir and Alumni. St. Timothy’s AnglicanChurch (Agincourt), 4125 Sheppard Ave. E.416-293-5711. $20.● ● 7:30: Music On The Donway. All-MozartProgram. Mozart: Requiem Mass in d K626;and other works. William Graham Singers;William Graham, conductor; Inna Kotenko,piano. Donway Covenant United Church,230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. $20;(st); free(under 12).● ● 7:30: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus.TNL Takes Flight. See 2:00.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. CasualSeries: The Rite of Spring. Dvořák: CelloConcerto; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring(1947). Sol Gabetta, cello; Krzysztof Urbański,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-598-3375. -5. Post-concert party.Also Mar 27.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Ridout (arr. Bullock):Fall Fair; Ito: Gloriosa; Valenzia: Suite ColombianaNo. 2; Grantham: J’ai été au Bal; Grainger:Handel in the Strand; Maslanka: GoldenLight. Tony Gomes, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st).● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Gospel Choir. See Mar 27.● ● 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Ghazal Ensemble.Indo-Persian ensemble explores thelong-time musical dialogue between Iranianand South Asian traditions. Aga KhanMuseum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. -. Also Mar 27.● ● 8:00: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.Mandy Goodhandy in Tranny: a MusicalComedy. 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555.(March 26);$20(March 27,28). Also March26,27.● ● 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. Pianothewholenote.com March 1 - April 7, 2015 | 41

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