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Volume 20 Issue 6 - March 2015

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Soirée. Scriabin:

Soirée. Scriabin: Select Etudes Op.8 andOp.42; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2,Mov.1 (arr. G. Murray), Vocalise (arr. G. Murray);Novello: We’ll Gather Lilacs (from PerchanceTo Dream) (arr. G. Murray); and otherworks. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-631-4300. ; (st). Concert will beheld in the Chapel.● ● 8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Spring Pops. Rodrigo: Conciertode Aranjuez; Copland: Appalachian Spring;Skalkotas: Greek Dances. Jeffrey McFadden,guitar; Jean-Michel Malouf, conductor. CalvinPresbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-478-6122. ; $20(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Mississauga Festival ChamberChoir. Psalms and Solitude: A Lenten Concert.Music of the Lenten season, including anumber of selections based on the Psalms.Guests: Exultate Chamber Choir. First UnitedChurch (Port Credit), 151 Lakeshore Rd W.,Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; (under12).● ● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.Invitation to the Dance. Weber: Invitationto the Dance; Saint-Saëns: IntroductionDAVID AMBROSEA. Concerts in the GTASATURDAYMAR 2820158 PMand Rondo Capriccioso; Saint-Saëns: DanseMacabre; Beethoven: Symphony No.7. CoreyGemmell, violin; Denis Mastromonaco, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $20-.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project. Big Band.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-.● ● 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.An Italian Festival. Rossini: Overture toCenerentola (Cinderella); Stabat Mater forSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra; Respighi:Gli Uccelli (The Birds); Donizetti: Overtureto Don Pasquale. Ronald Royer, conductor.Guests: Toronto Choral Society; Geoffrey Butler,conductor. Salvation Army ScarboroughCitadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough.416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st);(under 10).● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Dowland in Dublin.See Mar 27.Greater TorontoPhilharmonic OrchestraSpring popsSaturday, March 28 - 8.00 PMCalvin Presbyterian ChurchConcierto de Aranjuezby J. RodrigoJeffrey McFadden, guitarSunday March 29● ● 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Concert Series.Mike Danton Band. Scarborough CivicCentre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-397-9887. Free.Timothy EatonMemorial Church PresentsAll Glory,Laud & HonourThe CrucifixionJohn StainerPalm SundayMarch 29 | 2pm416-925-5977PWYCPart of the ‘Organ Century’ Season● ● 2:00: Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. AllGlory, Laud and Honour. John Stainer: Crucifixion.Guest: Grace Church on-the-hill Choir.230 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-925-5977. PWYC.● ● 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Travels ThroughTime. Six centuries of choral music. Works byLe Jeune, Gastoldi, Purba and others. Men’sChorus; Women’s Chamber Choir; graduatestudent conductors. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st).● ● 2:30: Voicebox: Opera in Concert. Louiseby Gustave Charpentier. Leslie Ann Bradley,soprano (Louise); Michele Bogdanowicz,mezzo; Dion Mazerolle, baritone; Opera inConcert Chorus (Robert Cooper, conductor);Peter Tiefenbach, conductor and piano;Guillermo Silva-Marin, artistic advisor. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -. In French with Englishsurtitles. Wheelchair accessible.● ● 3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestras. Handel,Holst and More. Holst: The St. Paul’sSuite; Turina: La Oración del torero (The Bullfighter’sPrayer); Handel: Concerto GrossoOp.6 No.1; March from “Rinaldo”; Bruni:Menuetto Militare in D. William Rowson, conductor(Senior and Junior Orchestras); ClareCarberry, conductor (Intermediate Orchestra).Laidlaw Auditorium, Upper Canada College,200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-922-3714 x103.; (sr/st). Tickets available only at thedoor.● ● 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Music,She Wrote. Fanny Mendelssohn: Quartetin E-flat; Sirmen: Trio in D Op.1 No.3; Mermelstein:Echoes of Illumina (premiere). St.Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 WindermereAve. 416-769-0952. ; $20(sr); (st). Onperiod instruments.● ● 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Works by Mussorgsky,Hesketh, Vaughan Williams, Jager,Mackey and Holsinger. William Thomas, conductor.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.With special guestExultate Chamber Singersjoining in massed and doubleconcert repertoire.mfchoir.comf themississaugafestivalchoir.coml mfchoirJean-Michel Maloufconductoralso in programA. Copland - Appalachian SpringN. Skalkottas - Greek Dancestickets: adult $20 student/ - 647 478 6122VOICEBOXOPERA IN CONCERTGuillermo Silva-MarinGeneral DirectorLOUISEphoto: Lisa-Marie Mazzuccoby Gustave CharpentierPeter Tiefenbach,Music Director and PianistLeslie Ann Bradley, Michèle Bogdanowicz, Dion MazerolleThe VOICEBOX Chorus, Robert Cooper, Chorus DirectorSunday, March 29 at 2:30 pm416-366-7723 | 1-800-708-6754 | www.stlc.com42 | March 1 - April 7, 2015

416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).● ● 4:00: BrassAckwards. Spring Forward.Program of new arrangements of Flight ofthe Bumblebee, The Typewriter, On GreenDolphin Street, Hymn of Axiom, and Groove Isin the Heart. Steve Crowe, Alex Kundakciolgluand Brad Harrison, trumpets; Dan Douglasand Paul Tarussov, trombones. 3030,3030 Dundas St. W. 416-535-4193. $20;(sr/st/arts workers).● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. Free; donationswelcomed.● ● 4:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church.Hayes: Requiem. Whitbourn: Requiem Canticorumfor choir and saxophone; works byHolst, Parry and others. Chamber orchestraand choir; Robert Carli, saxophone; ChristinaFaye, piano; Andrew Adair, organ; ShawnGrenke, conductor. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. ; (st).● ● 4:00: Victoria Scholars. Tenebrae. Ronan:Tenebrae responsories. Jerzy Cichocki,music director. Our Lady Of Sorrows CatholicChurch, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. Free.St Giles Kingsway PresentsBRAVURACanada’s LeadingBaritone TrioMARCH 29, 7PMalso featuringJohn● ● 7:00: St. Giles Kingsway PresbyterianChurch. Bravura. Broadway, pop, folk, andclassical. James Levesque, George Masswohland Curtis Sullivan, baritones; guest: JohnMcGown, singer/songwriter. 15 Lambeth Rd.416-233-8591. ; $20(adv).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Toronto Improvisers’Orchestra. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.The LastParadiseSunday March 292015ESPRIT● ● 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. The Last Paradise.Dalbavie: Color (Canadian premiere); Staniland:Vast Machine (world premiere); Good:Resonance Unfolding 2 (world premiere);Xiaogang Ye: The Last Paradise (for violinand orchestra; Canadian premiere). StephenSitarski, violin; Alex Pauk, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $20-.7:15: pre-concert chat.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. An Evening of Art Song:Danie Friesen, Soprano and Monique de Margerie,Piano. Schumann: Liederkreis Op.39;Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. $20; (st/arts workers).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Bob Cohen’s AnnualBirthday Jam. Impromptu musical performance.Bob Cohen, guitar; and friends. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. PWYC.● ● 9:00: Small World Music/Batuki MusicSociety. Tal National. Highlife, soukous, afrobeatand desert blues. Drake Underground,1150 Queen St. West. 416-531-5042. .Monday March 30● ● 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: InstrumentalMasterclass in Concert. Works by Mussorgsky,Hesketh, Vaughan Williams, Jager,Mackey and Holsinger. Patricia Wait, conductor.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.647-459-0701. Free.● ● 5:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Brush Up Your Shakespeare. Operaticand musical theatre works based uponthe plays of William Shakespeare. Excerptsfrom Merchant of Venice, West Side Storyand other works. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; $20(sr); (st).● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles. RoyPatterson, Lorne Lofsky and Mark Eisenman,conductors. Martin Family Lounge, AccoladeEast Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Related. Roots. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Tuesday March 31● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Where the Light GetsIn. Jewish, Arabic and Indian music; modernjazz, electronica, rock, pop and dub. JaffaRoad. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music: Ton Beau String Quartet.Alexa Wilks, violin; Bijan Sepanji, violin;Alex McLeod, viola; Sarah Steeves, cello. YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocals. Mike Cadó,conductor. Martin Family Lounge, AccoladeEast Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 7:00: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Jazz Choirs. MimAdams, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.647-459-0701. Free.● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music.Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert. Soloand chamber works. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free(ticketrequired).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Chamber Ensembles Concert:Brass. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Orchestra. Jeffrey McFadden,director. U of T Art Centre, 15 Kings CollegeCircle. 416-978-0492. Free.on period instrumentsMusic, SheWroteFanny MendelssohnQuartet in E-flatLaura Maddalena SirmenTrio in D Op. 1 #3Julia MermelsteinEchoes of IlluminaWorld PremiereSunday, Mar 29, 3:00● ● 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles.Anthony Michelli, Artie Roth and Kelly Jefferson,conductors. Martin Family Lounge,Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.647-459-0701. Free.Wednesday April 1● ● 12:00 noon: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: New Ensemble.Original works. Young composers from MattBrubeck studio. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 KeeleSt. 647-459-0701. Free.● ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. AIMIADiscoveries Series: Brian Epperson. Bach:Goldberg Variations (transcription by DmitrySikovetsky). Brian Epperson, cello; GlennGould School student strings. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: Alice in Operaland. Music by E. Gay;libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. CanadianChildren’s Opera Company; Gergely Szokolay,piano; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Richard2014–2015 CONCERt SERIESSUNDAY MARCH 29 tH4:00 p.M.RequiemCHAMBER ORCHEStRAAND tHE ESG CHOIRFeaturing the stunning‘Requiem’ by Mark Hayes,‘Requiem Canticorum’ forChoir and and Saxophoneby James Whitbourn andother works by Holst,Rachmaninoff and more.Shawn Grenke, Conductor;Andrew Adair, organist.Tickets /Students 35 Lytton Blvd., March 1 - April 7, 2015 | 43

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