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Volume 20 Issue 8 - May 2015

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May 22,

May 22, 23(mat and eve).●●8:00: Musideum. The Sonic Alchemy Collective.World music. Jessie Lloyd, JoanneChapin, Scott Belluz: vocals; Louis Simão,piano; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Roger Travassos,percussion. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Light and Matter. Saariaho: Sept papillions(Canadian premiere); Ballade; Prelude;Light and Matter (North American premiere);Daniel: You are where you are; Fitelberg:String Quartet No.2; and other works. JenniferKoh, violin; Anssi Karttunen, cello; BenjaminHochman, piano; ARC Ensemble; KaijaSaariaho, electronics. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festival pass);-. 7:15: Pre-concert talk. Festival runsMay 20-24.●●8:00: Small World’s Asian Music Series.Sound of Dragon Music Festival on Tour. LanTung: Chinese Banquet (Toronto premiere);Oliver: Eagle Flies to Mountain (Toronto premiere)and other works. Ensemble of playersfrom Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestraand Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestraof Taiwan; Wen Zhao, pipa; Chih-ShengChen, conductor. Small World Music Centre,Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. $20. Also May 20 (Fort York, Toronto),22 (Flato Markham Theatre), 23 (Aeolian Hall,London), 24 (Huether Hotel, Waterloo).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano;Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo,tenor; Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis,A. Concerts in the GTAconductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-598-3375. .75–9. Also May 22, 23.●●8:30: Hugh’s Room. Russell Drago Trio. RussellDrago, vocals; Jordan Klapman, piano;Clark Johnston, bass. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. ; .50(adv).●●10:15: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:After Hours #1: Bicycle Opera. Rolfe andYee: Blind Woman; Livingston and Billon: YellowWallpaper; Burry and Lorna MacDonald:Dreaming Duet from The Bells of Baddeck(world premiere); Thornborrow: Ride of theBicycle Bells (world premiere); and otherworks. Larissa Koniuk, soprano; StephanieTritchew, mezzo; Graham Thomson, tenor;Alexander Dobson, baritone; Ilana Waniuk,violin; Erika Nielsen Smith, cello; Wesley Shen,music director and piano. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festivalpass); . Festival runs May 20-24.Friday May 22●●8:00am: Alliance Française de Toronto.The Most Beautiful Tango in the World. TangoBoreal (Denis Plante, bandoneon; DavidJacques, guitar; Ian Simpson, double bass;Carmen Genest, vocals). 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; $20(mem); (sr/under25).●●10:30am: Burlington Student Theatre.Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Tim Rice, lyrics; Andrew Lloyd Webber,composer. Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (under 17). Also 7:30.●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Diana Dumlavwalla and Pie-ChenChen, pianos. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 SimcoeSt. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●7:00: Eglinton St Georges United Church.Beautiful Broadway. Fundraising cabaretstyleconcert. Songs from Broadway showssuch as Les Miserables, Rent, Crazy forYou and more. Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250.; (st). Cash bar.●●7:30: Burlington Student Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Tim Rice, lyrics; Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer.Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000.; (under 17). Also 10:30am.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber ofSeville. See May 2.●●7:30: Milton Youth Theatre Productions.Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. Milton Centrefor the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-7674. $20; (sr/st); (under 12). AlsoMay 21, 23(mat and eve).●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano;Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo, tenor;Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75–9. Also May 21, 23.●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook8: Brent Carver. Music by Harold Arlen, TheBeatles, Leonard Cohen, Janis Ian, Joe Jackson,Elton John, and more. Brent Carver,singer; Andrew Burashko, piano; Phil Dwyer,saxophone; Amanda Goodburn, violin; RachelMercer, cello; Joseph Phillips, bass; RobPiltch, guitar. Harbourfront Centre Theatre,231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -.Also May 23.●●8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic. Arias anda Symphony. Mirela Tafaj, soprano; StanislasVitort, tenor. Martingrove Collegiate,50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665.; $20(sr); (st). 7:40: Pre-concert chat.●●8:00: eVoid in association with Arraymusic.Dance to the eVoid CollectiveOrchestra. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. or PWYC. Register for membership7:00.●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Sound ofDragon Music Festival on Tour. Lan Tung: ChineseBanquet (Toronto premiere); Oliver:Eagle Flies to Mountain (Toronto premiere)and other works. Ensemble of players fromVancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and LittleGiant Chinese Chamber Orchestra of Taiwan;Wen Zhao, pipa; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. TBA. Free afternoon workshops. AlsoMay 20 (Fort York, Toronto), 21 (Small WorldMusic, Toronto), 23 (Aeolian Hall, London), 24(Huether Hotel, Waterloo).●●8:00: Friends of Gravity. Seven DeadlySins. Pocket-sized production of Kurt Weill’sThe Seven Deadly Sins. Scott Gabriel, conductor;Stephanie Conn (Anna I & II); MaxChristie, clarinet; Branko Džinović, accordion;Joelle Morton, bass. St. Bartholomew’s AnglicanChurch, 509 Dundas St. E. 416-700-5914.; $20(st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartet.Ravel: String Quartet in F; Brahms: ClarinetQuintet; Gershwin: Three Preludes (arr. Stoll).Guest: Peter Stoll, clarinet. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. $20; (st).●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.Viva Italia! Highlights from Italian opera.Works by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and others.Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. From .●●8:00: Musideum. Surkalén. World music.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Illusions. Occhipinti: Street Scene at theCentre of the Multiverse (world premiere);Illusions; Ives: Piano Trio; Martin: Musiqued’art pour orchestre de chambre II; Dharmoo:Wanmansho; Lizée: Wunderkammer;and other works. Vincent Ranallo, baritone;Gryphon Trio; Ensemble contemporain deMontréal. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festival pass); -. 7:15:Pre-concert talk. Festival runs May 20-24.●●8:00: Stephen Satory. Stephen Satory,Piano, Plays Johann Sebastian Bach. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-408-2824 x774.; (sr/st).44 | May 1 - June 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Stephen SatoryplaysJohann Sebastian BachFriday, May 22, 2015 at 8 pmHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.Tickets: for seniors and students●●8:00: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel.Medieval song, chant, dance and processions(English-language Canadian premiere).Kevin Skelton (Daniel); Olivier Laquerre (KingBelshazzar); Derek Kwan (King Darius);Michele DeBoer (The Queen); John Pepper(Habakkuk); and others; Alex Fallis, stage director;David Fallis, translator and conductor.Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); (Club Consort tickets 30 andunder). 7:00: pre-concert talk. Also May 23,24(mat).●●10:15: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:After Hours #2. Six new works developedin Soundstreams’ Emerging ComposersWorkshop. Works by H. Arias, J. O’Callaghan,N. Giménez-Comas, S. Bušs, S. Whiteley andT. Olson. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; LeslieNewman, flute; Stephen Sitarski, violin. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festival pass); . Festival runsMay 20-24.Saturday May 23●●2:00: Milton Youth Theatre Productions.Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. MiltonCentre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton.905-875-7674. $20; (sr/st); (under 12).Also 7:30pm and May 21, 22.●●3:00: North York Central Library. AnAfternoon of Persian Music with ShirazEnsemble. Traditions from the era of theQajar dynasty, works by Payvar, and improvisations.Araz Salek, tar; Pedram Khavarzamini,tombak; Amin Reyhan, santour; KoushaNakhaei, kamanche. North York CentralLibrary Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.KaijaSaariaho21C TWENTY-FIRSTCENTURYMUSIC FESTIVALMAY 20-24/2015TICKETS ON SALE NOW!416.408.0208●●5:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Cinq à Sept. Saariaho: Grammaire desrêves and other works; Nobles: premiere ofConservatory commission. Carla Huhtanen,soprano; Marion Newman, mezzo; RaphaelWeinroth-Browne, cello; with guests TheVisit. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -.50.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’sCastle/Erwartung. See May 6.●●7:30: Milton Youth Theatre Productions.Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. MiltonCentre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton.905-875-7674. $20; (sr/st); (under 12).Also 2:00 and May 21, 22.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Mozart: Idomeneo.Avery Krisman, tenor (Idomeneo); HannahColeman, soprano (Ilia); Stephanie Code,mezzo (Idamante); Annex Singers with MariaCase, conductor; William Shookhoff, piano/conductor. College Street United Church,452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20.●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook8: Brent Carver. Music by Harold Arlen, TheBeatles, Leonard Cohen, Janis Ian, Joe Jackson,Elton John, and more. Brent Carver,singer; Andrew Burashko, piano; Phil Dwyer,sax; Amanda Goodburn, violin; Rachel Mercer,cello; Joseph Phillips, bass; Rob Piltch, guitar.Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. -. Also May 22.●●8:00: East York Barbershoppers. 65thAnniversary Show. 4-part a cappella harmonyand the barbershop style. East YorkBarbershoppers; After Hours; Shaken NotStirred; The Gospel Quartet; Brad Brown,MC. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel,2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 647-220-8407. .●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus &Orchestra. Special 10th Anniversary Concert.Poulenc: Gloria; Stravinsky: Symphonyof Psalms; Demuynck: Alerion. Charlene Santoni,soprano. St. Matthew Catholic Church,1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(child). AlsoMay 24(mat).●●8:00: Musideum. Sonic Alchemy Collective.World. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. $20.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival:Spin Cycle. 12 world premieres. Wijeratne:Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems;Silberberg: Transcendence; Teehan: InfiniteStreams II; Lau: String Quartet No.3; andother works. Afiara Quartet; Skratch Bastid,scratch DJ. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festival pass); .Festival runs May 20-24.●●8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. The MostFaithful City: Sacred Music in BaroqueNaples. Neapolitan sacred works for voicesand strings. Lucas Harris, conductor. Guests:Christopher Verrette & Edwin Huizinga,The Toy PianoComposersandTorQ Percussion QuartetpresentIMPULSEMay 23, 8pm | May 24, 3pmArray Space (155 Walnut Ave)Tickets - adv/ $20 door:www.toypianocomposers.com647-829-4213violins; Christina Mahler, cello; Borys Medicky,chamber organ. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. ; (sr);.50(under 30). 7:15: opening notes. Coffee,tea and home baking to follow.●●8:00: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel.See May 22; Also May 24(mat).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano;Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo, tenor;Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75–9. Also May 21, 22.●●8:00: Toy Piano Composers/TorQ PercussionQuartet/Arraymusic. Impulse.New works by Denburg, Guechtal, Labadie,Morphy, Murphy-King, and Ryan. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 647-829-4213. $20; (adv/sr/st). Also May 24(mat).●●8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: LookWhat They’ve Done to My Song - Vol. 3: Ridin’the Waves. Denzal Sinclaire and guests.Young Centre for the Performing Arts, DistilleryDistrict, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. ; $20(st).Sunday May 24●●2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert.Haydn: Gypsy Trio; Bartók: Suite forPiano, Op.14; Schumann: 5 Pieces in Folk Stylefor Cello and Piano; Ravel: Tzigane; Dvořák:Dumky Trio. Yosuke Kawaski, violin; WolframKoessel, cello; Vadim Serebryany, piano. St.Andrew by-the-Lake Church, Cibola Avenue,Toronto Island. 416-822-0613. $20. AlsoMay 25 (eve, St. George the Martyr Church).●●2:00: Neighbourhood Unitarian UniversalistCongregation Concert Series. JubilateSingers. Mixed-voice chamber choir.Saturday May 23 at 8p.m.The Most Faithful City:Sacred Music in BaroqueNaplesSacred works for voices andstrings by five of Naples’leading composers, closingwith Cristoforo Caresana’sPer la nascita del verbo - asacred dialogue followed by araucous tarantella!Christopher Verrette & Edwin Huizinga, violinsChristina Mahler, celloBorys Medicky, chamber organGrace Church-on-the-Hill300 Lonsdale Road (east of Spadina)Free event listings:listings@thewholenote.comthewholenote.com May 1 - June 7, 2015 | 45

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