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Volume 20 Issue 8 - May 2015

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416-363-8231. -4; (under 30). AlsoMay 8,10,12,14,16,23(start times vary).●●7:30: Opus 8. In Concert. Works by Bach,Brahms, Schütz, Schoenberg and others.Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave.416-821-7286. Free; donations welcomed.●●7:30: Serenata Singers. Hits of Hollywoodand Broadway. Guest: Justin Bacchus,tenor. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centreof Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E.,Scarborough. 416-699-5798. /$20(adv).Also May 5(mat).MENDELSSOHNVIOLIN CONCERTOAUGUSTIN HADELICH, VIOLINMAY 6 | TSO.CA●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MendelssohnViolin Concerto. Kevin Lau: Treeship;Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e; Bruckner:Symphony No.7. Augustin Hadelich, violin;Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5.●●8:00: Arraymusic. In Concert. Grey Brokenby Linda Catlin Smith. Cathy Fern Lewis, voice;Rodney Sharman, flute; Linda Catlin Smith,piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Fundraiser.●●8:00: Musideum. Mike Gennaro. Experimental.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .A. Concerts in the GTA●●9:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. WednesdayConcert Series. Rob Pitch, guitar; Neil Swainson,bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687.Cover . Also at 10:15 pm.Thursday May 7●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Absofunkinlutely:Contemporary Etudes for the Piano. AndyVillemez: new work (premiere). Kara Huber,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. JohnEdward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar HeightsCentre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough.416-346-3910. . Includes coffee andsnack. Also Apr 2.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met:Peter Merrick, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonENSEMBLE MADE INCANADAThursdayMay 7, 1.30 p.m.Tickets 416-923-7052●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Ensemble Made in Canada. Works byBeethoven, Brahms and Mayo (worldpremiere). Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei,viola; Rachel Mercer, cello; Angela Park,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .●●2:00: Orchardviewers. Thursday AfternoonProgram Series. Annex Quartet.Northern District Public Library, Room 224,40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.●●7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See May 1; AlsoMay 2,3,6,7,8,9,10; start times vary.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber ofSeville. See May 2; Also May 9,13,15,19,21,22;start times vary.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SouthPacific. See May 1; Also May 8,9,10; starttimes vary.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Piano Improv at the Gallery.Marilyn Lerner, Raphael Roter, AvestaNakhei and Casey Sokol. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. $20; (st).●●8:00: Musideum. Don Graham & BobCohen: Homemade Music. Country/Roots.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer–songwriter. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circleof Creation. See May 6; Also May 8,9,10 and12(George Weston Hall); start times vary.Friday May 8●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Gianmarco Segato, baritone. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, international andother genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.●●3:00: Musideum. Georgia Steel & RickMaltese. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ;$20(sr/st).●●7:00: Canadian Band Association. WindblownArt: Young and Old Masters. EncoreSymphonic Concert Band; National YouthBand of Canada. Encore Hall, Wilmar HeightsCentre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough.416-346-3910. $20; (sr/st).‘NOONAT MET’Free concertsat 12:15 pmMusicat MetropolitanMay 7 Peter Merrick, organistMay 14 Richard Spotts, organistMay 21 Duo Calixa - MarietteStephenson, guitarKelly Williamson, uteMay 28 David Simon, organistJune 4 Sarah Svendsen,organistMetropolitan United Church56 Queen Street E .,Toronto416-363-0331 (ext. 26)●●7:00: Canadian Music Centre. An ExceptionalEvening with Kamancheh. Music ofMiddle East and Central Asia played on thespiked fiddle (Kamancheh). 20 St. Joseph St.416-961-6601 x201. Free.●●7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre.Sweeney Todd. See May 1; AlsoMay 2,3,6,7,8,9,10; start times vary.●●7:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Alice in Wonderland. By E. Gay andAlbano. Based on novel by Carroll. Guest:Benoit Boutet, tenor (White Rabbit); ChamberOrchestra; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor.Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. ; $20(sr); (st/child). Also May 9(mat and eve), 10(mat).●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’sCastle/Erwartung. See May 6; AlsoMay 10,12,14,16,23; start times vary.●●7:30: St. James Cathedral. Last Night ofthe Proms. Choir of St. James Cathedral;Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; VickiSt. Pierre, conductor. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. ClassicalConcert - French Repertoire. Messiaen:Theme and Variations; Debussy:Sonata; Ravel: Sonata; Franck: Sonata.DAVID AMBROSEFRIDAYMAY 820158 PMThe Music of the Americasat the Living Arts CentreEliana Cuevas · Samba SquadMississauga Festival Youth Choirlivingartscentre.caf themississaugafestivalchoir.coml mfchoir / mfchoir.com38 | May 1 - June 7, 2015

Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Benjamin Smith,piano. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ;$20(mem); (under 25).●●8:00: Arraymusic. Murderous Little World.Multimedia performance. Linda Bouchard,artistic director & composer. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $20.●●8:00: Burlington Concert Band. AnEnchanted Evening. Sparke: Clarinet Concertoand other works. Zoltan Kalman, director.Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000.$20.●●8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SouthPacific. See May 1; Also May 9,10; start timesvary.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Vanishing Point: JohnMacMurchy, Music and Photos. Don Ionescu,guitar; Mark Kieswetter, piano; Ross MacIntyre,bass; Alan Hetherington, percussion.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20.●●8:00: Lawrence Park Community ChurchChoir. Fridays@8. Jenkins: The Peacemakers.Lawrence Park Community Church,2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. ; $20(st).7:00: Wine reception.●●8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. ¡ConEspiritu! With Spirit! Music of the Americas.Eliana Cuevas and her Latin ensemble;Mississauga Festival Youth Choir; Latindance troupe. Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;(sr/st); (child).●●8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents IV: ArchitekPercussion plus Fjóla Evans, cello. Worksby Evans; T. Brook: Incantation; A. Basanta:The Privacy of Domestic Life. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (member).●●8:00: Musideum. Kristin Lindell Trio: SweetSounds for Spring. Singer-songwriter. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music of theAmericas: Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project.Bahamian sea chanties, African-Americanacappella singing from the Georgia SeaIslands, ancient Appalachian ballads, fiddletunes, and collected work songs. Tim O’Brien,vocals & mandolin; Margaret Glaspy, vocals;Moira Smiley, vocals, body percussion andaccordion; Brittany Haas, fiddle; Joe Phillips,bass; and others. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. -.●●8:00: Small World Music. Asian Music Series.Footsteps of Babur. 16th-century Mughalcourt music. Homayun Sakhi, Afghan rubab;Rahul Sharma, santur; Salar Nader, tabla.Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 WynfordDr. 416-646-4677. ; .50(museummembers).●●8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circleof Creation. See May 6; Also May 9,10 and12(George Weston Hall)l; start times vary.●●8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. Life’sSweet Enchantment. Opera and Musical Theatre.Guests: Mark Ruhnke, baritone; MauriceCody Public School Junior Choir withCarol Snow, conductor; Laurie Evan Fraser,conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. ; free(18and under). Donations for Daily Bread FoodBank accepted.●●8:15: Schola Magdalena. Compline in Honourof Julian of Norwich and Florence Nightingale.Plainchant and motets. Church ofSt. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave.416-531-7955. PWYC.Saturday May 9●●11:00am: Alliance Française de Toronto/Shoestring Opera. The Magic Flute. Based onMozart’s famous opera, The Magic Flute tellsthe story of Allegra, who is lost in a dark foreston her way home from school. AllianceFrançaise de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (ages 7 to 25); free (under 7).Costume party at 10:30am.●●2:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company.Alice in Wonderland. See 7:30; AlsoMay 8(eve), 10(mat).●●2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. SouthPacific. See May 1; Also 8:00 and May 10.●●2:00: County Town Singers. Legends. Mixof classic to contemporary numbers fromsome of the great legends of music. Hallelujah;Crazy; The Long and Winding Road;Bridge Over Troubled Water; Blue Skies. 65voice choral group with musicians. TrinityPentacostal Church, 900 King St E., Oshawa.647-981-2205. $20; (sr); (child).Also 7:30.●●7:00: Thanks to Dr. Suzuki. Gala Concert.Chamber music. First Unitarian Church,175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-466-0208. ; ;.●●7:00: Young Voices Toronto Children’sChoir. Making Waves. Telfer: Chasing theNorthern Lights; Jensen: Rain in the Country;Ogura: Hotaru Koi; A Great Big Sea (arr. Dolloff);Whitacre: Seal Lullaby; and other works.Charissa Bagan and Dawn Pear, conductors;Zimfira Poloz, artistic director. Guest: AndyMorris, percussion. Emmanuel Howard ParkUnited Church, 214 Wright Ave. 416-762-0657.; (sr/st/youth); free(child under 6).●●7:30: Adam Sherkin. Let Hands Speak.Gougeon: Piano-Soleil; Murphy: Star BurningBlue; Coulthard: Toccata; Eckhardt-Grammaté: Caprice No.1; Sherkin: NorthernFrames; Tagish Fires; Sunderance. AdamSherkin, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723. , (sr), (under 36).9:30pm: Post-show release party in lobby(Centretracks).●●7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus. Sing It High!Sing It Low! With Bach Chamber Youth Choir.BACH CHILDREN’S CHORUSBACH CHAMBER YOUTH CHOIRLinda Beaupré, ConductorEleanor Daley, PianistSing it high!Sing it low!SATURDAY MAY 9, 2015 AT 7:30PM and at the Toronto Centre box officeor TicketMaster at 1-855-985-2787 (ARTS)Toronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge StreetPhoto by Flickr user Mat SimpsonUsed under Creative Commons licenceDesign by David Kopulos May 1 - June 7, 2015 | 39

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