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Volume 20 Issue 7 - April 2015

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Thursday April 9●●9:00: University of Toronto Scarborough/Ontario Band Association. 2015 UTSC & OBAChamber Music Festival. Leigha Lee BrowneTheatre, University of Toronto Scarborough,1265 Military Trail, Scarborough. 416-287-7076. Free. Festival runs Apr 7-9, 9:00am to4:00pm.●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Poetic Love. Schumann: Dichterliebe;Schubert: Schwanengesang.Andrew Haji, tenor; Gordon Bintner, bassbaritone.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.YOUNGARTISTCONCERTMelodieYeung, violinJonathanMak, pianoEmmaFisher, celloTAK NG LAI, conductorwith guest students fromthe Canadian SinfoniettaYouth OrchestraSaturday April 11, 8PMcanadiansinfonietta.comA. Concerts in the GTA●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Orpheus and Eurydice.Gluck (Berlioz adaptation). MireilleLebel, mezzo (Orpheus); Peggy Kriha Dye,soprano (Eurydice); Meghan Lindsay, soprano(Amour); Marshall Pynkoski, director;Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer;Artists of Atelier Ballet; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra; David Fallis, conductor. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -1.Also Apr 11,12(3:00),14,17,18(4:30).●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Intermezzi.Collections of Brahms’ Intermezzi for solopiano, explored in contemporary dancechoreographed by Peggy Baker and JamesKudelka. Andrew Burashko, piano; Bill Coleman,Luke Garwood, Tyler Gledhill, EvelynHart, Louis Laberge-Cote, Laurence Lemieux,Andrew McCormack, Victoria Mehaffy, JessicaRunge, dancers. Harbourfront CentreTheatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416 973-4000. and up. Also April 10,11.RACHMANINOFFPIANO CONCERTO 2APRIL 8 & 9●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet: Warren Nicholson, guitar. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. ●JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE,CONDUCTORTSO.CA●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No.2. Rachmaninoff:Piano Concerto No.2; Mahler: SymphonyNo.5. Valentina Lisitsa, piano; Jukka-PekkaSaraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5. AlsoApr 8.●●8:00: Musideum. Tangled Arts Festival.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.Friday April 10●●12:10: Music at St Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Michael Westwood, clarinet.St. Andrew’s Church, King and Simcoe,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano PotPourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and others. GordonMurray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300.PWYC. Lunch friendly.●●8:00: Arraymusic. The Music of John MarkSherlock. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. $20(door); (adv).I FURIOSIBaroque EnsembleInstrumentsof TORTUREFriday April 10, 2015 • 8pmCalvin Presbyterian ChurchWITH GUEST:Lucas Harris, lutes and theorbowww.ifuriosi.com● 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Instrumentsof Torture. Works by Gaultier, Handel,Monteverdi and others. Guest: Lucas Harris,lutes and theorbo. Calvin Presbyterian Church,26 Delisle Ave. 416-923-9030. -$20.●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Intermezzi.Collections of Brahms’ Intermezzi for solopiano, explored in contemporary dancechoreographed by Peggy Baker and JamesKudelka. Also April 9,11. See Apr 9 for details.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory Orchestra. SirRoger Norrington, conductor. Vaughan Williams:Symphony No.5 in D; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.5 in c Op.67. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. –. 6:45: preluderecital.SINFONIA TORONTONURHAN ARMAN ConductorJeremy Findlay, CellistElisso Gogibedashvili, ViolinistApril 10 ~ Glenn Gould Studiosinfoniatoronto.com1-866-943-8849●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Best Beloved. Gemrot:Lamento (North American premiere);Wieniawski: Faust Fantasy (orchestral versionarr. Arman); Boccherini: Cello Concertoin B-flat; Ravel: Tzigane (orchestral versionarr. Arman); Hétu: Symphony No.1. JeremyFindlay, cello; Elisso Gogibedashwili, violin;Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: Winter Garden Theatre. AlexCuba. Featuring rock, soul, pop and Latinfunk music. 189 Yonge St. 416-314-2901..50-.50.Saturday April 11●●2:00: King Music Collective. StephanieTrick and Paolo Alerighi. Solo and “fourhanded”traditional jazz piano. Home ofMichele Mele and Luciano Tauro, 15785 8thConcession, King Township. 1-800-838-3006. ; (st). Between-sets interview.Refreshments incl.●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. YoungPeople’s Concert: Shake, Rattle & Roll. Bernstein:Overture to West Side Story; Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah;Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture. TorQ, percussionquartet; Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $20-. Also 4:00.●●3:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church. SpringOrgan Recital. Works by Mendelssohn, Widorand Bach. Imre Olah, organ. 188 Lowther Ave.416-924-1121. Freewill offering.●●4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Young People’s Concert: Shake, Rattle & Roll.Bernstein: Overture to West Side Story; Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah;Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture. TorQ, percussionquartet; Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $20-. Also 2:00.34 | April 1 - May 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

●●4:30: Beach United Church. Cadence:Straighten Up and Fly. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Free. Coffee.●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. MarosBango, Tenor. Operatic arias to Broadwayshows. Restaurant Praha, Masaryktown,450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-481-7294. $20.●●7:00: Hart House Chamber Strings. InConcert. Keith Reid, conductor. Hart House,Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.●●7:00: Toronto Gilbert and Sullivan Society.Rise Triumphant. Soloists perform excerptsfrom G&S operettas, and more. St. Andrew’sUnited Church, 117 Bloor St. E. 416-763-0832.; free(members).LYDIA ADAMS, Conductor & Artistic DirectorOf Heart andTide: The Giftof WaterSat. Apr. 11,7:30pmTrinity-St. Paul’s CentreConcert SponsorSandra Parsons416-446-0188www.amadeuschoir.com●●7:30: Amadeus Choir. Of Heart and Tide:The Gift of Water. Robinovitch: Of Heart andTide (world premiere); works by Whitacre,Schafer and Henderson. Lydia Adams, conductor;Ben Heppner, guest host; RobertaBondar, guest. Trinity St. Paul’s Centre,Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-446-0188. -. Water-themed photographyby Roberta Bondar.●●7:30: Aurora United Church. Songs ofFaith, Hope & Love. Ursula Ivonoffski, soprano.Guests: Singers from Aurora UnitedChurch Choir. Trinity United Church (Newmarket),461 Park Ave., Newmarket. 905-895-4851. $20; (st). Proceeds to AuroraUnited Church Future Fund.●●7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. Outsidethe Bachs. Vivaldi: Gloria; and works by Elgar,McGlynn, Nystedt and others. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 647-822-5412.; (st/arts workers). In-concert talk.●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Heavenward.Fauré: Requiem in d; Rossini: StabatMater. Ton Beau String Quintet; CarlSteinhauser, piano; Simon Walker, organ;Angela Schwarzkopf, harp; Henry Renglich,conductor. Humber Valley United Church,76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271..●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Orpheus and Eurydice.Gluck (Berlioz adaptation). MireilleLebel, mezzo (Orpheus); Peggy Kriha Dye,soprano (Eurydice); Meghan Lindsay, soprano(Amour); Marshall Pynkoski, director;Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer;Artists of Atelier Ballet; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra; David Fallis, conductor. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -1.Also Apr 9,12(3:00),14,17,18(4:30).●●8:00: Animikii Music Group. Music for theHeart: A Benefit Concert in Support of Toronto’sSick Kids Hospital. Musideum, Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Intermezzi.Collections of Brahms’ Intermezzi for solopiano, explored in contemporary dancechoreographed by Peggy Baker and JamesKudelka. Also April 9,10. See Apr 9 for details.●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. Nagata Shachuand Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Collaborationof Japanese Taiko and Indian Tabla.Toronto Tabla Ensemble: Ritesh Das, RazakPirani, Shamir Panchal and Aaron Fernandez;Nagata Shachu: Kiyoshi Nagata, AkiTakahashi, Akemi Akachi, Tony Nguyen andKayo Homma-Komori. Brigantine Room,Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. ; $20(st/st).●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Young ArtistConcert. Saint-Saëns: Rondo Capriccioso;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor”Mov.1; Dvořák: Rondo for Cello and Orchestrain g Op.94; Provost: Scherzo for Strings;Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings. MelodieYeung, violin; Emma Fisher, cello; JonathanMak, piano; guests: students fromCSYO; Taj Ng Lai, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. ;(sr); $20(st).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Max Raabe andPalast Orchester. Cabaret and popular songsof the Weimar period. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. –. Also Apr 12.Sunday April 12●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music & TrufflesInteractive Series: Dublin Guitar Quartet.Glass: String Quartet No.2 “Company”;String Quartet No.3 “Mishima”; Brouwer:Cuban Landscape with Rhumba; Sisask:Songs in honour of the Virgin Mary; Koshikin:Changing the Guard; Kanengiser: Gongan;and other works. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. (youth 5 and up with families). Also3:15: Main concert.●●2:00: Toronto Mozart Players. Mozart Project:Wolfgang, the Teenage Genius. Mozart:Symphony No.17 in G, K.129, for oboes, hornsand strings; Serenata notturna in D, K.239;Exsultate jubilate, K.165; Symphony No.29in A, K.201; new work for string trio by TMPcomposition competition winner. ElizabethPolese, soprano; David Bowser, conductor. St.Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. E. 416-392-7809.-.●●2:30: Toronto Children’s Chorus Choraleand Youth Choir. Songs of the Land. Worksby Daley, Raminsh, MacGillivray, Hamilton,Cheryl Camm and others. Matthew Otto, conductor.McMichael Canadian Art Collection,10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg. 416-932-8666 x231. Free with Gallery admission.●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. The Shepherd.Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock;Tavener: Akhmatova Songs; Previn: Vocalise;Glinka: Trio pathétique; and other works.Mireille Asselin, soprano. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.●●3:00: Opera Atelier. Orpheus and Eurydice.Gluck (Berlioz adaptation). MireilleLebel, mezzo (Orpheus); Peggy Kriha Dye,soprano (Eurydice); Meghan Lindsay, soprano(Amour); Marshall Pynkoski, director;Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer;Artists of Atelier Ballet; TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor.Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787.-1. Also Apr 9(eve),11(eve),14(eve),17(eve),18(4:30).●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Olé Flamenco!Chabrier: España; De Falla: The Three-CorneredHat; Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol;RumbaTangos (arr. Coulman); Alegriasen La (arr. Coulman); and other works inthe Flamenco tradition. Jorge Miguel FlamencoEnsemble. Guest: Martin MacDonald,conductor. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr);(child/OTopus 16-29). 2:15: pre-concertchat. Raffle.●●3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. CelebratingWomen in Classical Music. Lau: Trio forPiano, Violin and Cello; Beethoven: ArchdukeTrio; Mendelssohn: Trio No.2. SeilerTrio: Mayumi Seiler, violin; Rachel Mercer,thewholenote.com April 1 - May 7, 2015 | 35

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