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Volume 20 Issue 8 - May 2015

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Neighbourhood Unitarian

Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation,79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-686-6809..●●2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert.Casablanca Orchestra. 150 Borough Dr.,Scarborough. 416-485-2056. Free.●●3:00: 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 23(eve).●●3:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. The Voice ofOriana: Music for a New Day. Daley: Rose Trilogy;works by Luengen, Chan Ka Nin, Freedman,Healey and others. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849.; $20(sr); (st).●●3:00: Royal Conservatory/Soundstreams.21C Music Festival: Encuentros. Featuringafro-samba, bossa nova, tango, flamencoand Colombian indigenous songs. Staniland:10th ANNIVERSARYCONCERT!The Heart ofthe MatterHaydn , Mozart,BeethovenSunday, May 24, 3:00A. Concerts in the GTAon period instrumentsChoro (world premiere); Duggan: new work;Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5. GrishaGoryachev and Fabio Zanon, guitars;Héctor del Curto, bandoneon; Maria Mulata,vocals; Serouj Kradjian, piano. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. 6(festivalpass); $20-.50. 2:00: Pre-concert talk.Festival runs May 20-24.●●3:00: 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 23(eve).UNITARIANCONGREGATIONIN MISSISSAUGApresentsARCADY ~Voices of SpringRonald Beckett, ConductorfeaturingAbigail Freeman, SopranoSunday, May 24,●●3:00: Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga.Arcady’s Voices of Spring. Celebrationof the congregation’s 60th anniversary. AbigailFreeman, soprano; Ronald Beckett, conductor.84 South Service Road, Mississauga.905-278-5622. ; $20(sr/st); or PWYC.●●3:00: Windermere String Quartet. 10thAnniversary Concert: The Heart of the Matter.Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Op.2 No.6; Mozart:Quartet in C, K170; Beethoven: Quartet inE-flat Op.74 “The Harp”. St. Olave’s AnglicanChurch, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952.; $20(sr); (st). On period instruments.●●3:30: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel.See May 22.●●3:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. Swinginto Spring. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue(arr.for clarinet); Greaves: Three Excursions;Saunders: Clarifunkation. Michele Jacot,clarinet; Micheal Vanhevel, voice; HowardCable, conductor. Church of St. Michael andAll Angels, 611 St. Clair Ave. W. 647-668-8943.$20; (sr); (st/child).LYDIA ADAMS, Conductor & Artistic DirectorEarthSongs,LoveSongsSunday, May 24, 20154:00 pmTICKETS: Toronto Centre for theArts box office or●●4:00: Amadeus Choir. Earth Songs, LoveSongs. 40th Anniversary Season Gala. Daley:Prayer for Peace; Salutation of the Dawn;Raminsh: I Will Sing Unto the Lord; Brahms:Liebeslieder Waltzes; Watson Henderson:Voices of Earth. Amadeus Choir of GreaterToronto, Lydia Adams, conductor; Bach Children’sChorus, Linda Beaupré, conductor;Ed Reifel, percussion; Ruth Watson Hendersonand Shawn Grenke, pianos; Eleanor Daley,piano/organ. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 416-446-0188; 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (under 30); $20(st).●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.●●4:00: Florivox Choir. This Woman’s Work.Works by Bush, Caccini, Barnell and Joel.Frances Farrell, conductor. Guest: MelanieDoane. First Unitarian Church, 175 St.Clair Ave. W. 902-456-9469. ; $20(adv);$20(sr/st).●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Tribute to Cannonball Adderley. JohnJohnson, alto sax. Tribute by Brian Barlow.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering.●●4:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church Choir/Incontra Vocal Ensemble. Majestic Mozart.Mozart: Veni Sancte Spiritus, K.47; GreatMass in c, K.427. Sonya Harper Nyby, soprano;Laura Schatz, mezzo; Anthony Varahidis,tenor; Michael Nyby, baritone; Incontra VocalEnsemble, Choir of St. Anne’s & orchestra;Matthew Otto, conductor. St. Anne’s AnglicanChurch, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160.; $20(st).●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. In Concert.Boris Krajny, piano. Works by Beethoven,Chopin, Smetana and Ravel. St. WenceslausChurch, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416-481-7294.. Refreshments.●●7:00: North Toronto Community Band.Spring Rhythms: Music from Bach to BigBand. Danny Wilks, conductor. Guest: JonnoLightstone, saxophone. Crescent School,2365 Bayview Ave. 416-481-1978. NEW DIRECTIONS $20; IN MUSICfree(under 11). Silent auction.●●7:30: TVB Productions. Elvis: Graceto Gloryland. Milton Centre for the Arts,1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000..75.●●8:00: Musideum. Denis Schingh. Jazz. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20.●●8:00: That Choir. Canadiana: A Celebrationof Canadian Composers. Works by Willan,Daley, Allen, Emery and Giacomin. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-460-1783. ; (sr/arts workers); (st).NEW DIRECTIONS IN MUSICENCUENTROSPART OF THE 21C MUSIC FESTIVALAT THE ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSICGrisha GoryachevShannon Mercer Fabio ZanonMaria MulataMAY 24, 2015 AT 3:00 PMKOERNER HALL, TELUS CENTREAn evening of sultry and sensual Latin musicalencounters + 2 world premieres.Call 416-408-0208 or visit soundstreams.caBlack46 | May 1 - June 7, 2015

Monday May 25●●12:15: Music Mondays. Brett Kingsbury,piano. Debussy’s Preludes: A listener’s guide.Les Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; KeithHamm, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. PWYC(suggested ).●●7:30: 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.George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-822-0613. $20. Also May 24(mat, St. Andrewby-the-Lake Church).●●7:30: Halcyon String Quartet. In Concert.Mozart: Quartet No.16 in E-flat; Schubert:Quartet No.14 in d “Der Tod und dasMädchen”. Erin Cooper Gay, soprano; PaulMeyer and Wendy Rose, violins; Kent Teeple,viola; Marie Gelinas, cello. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 647-639-4322. $20. DoorPrize (DVD).●●8:00: Lark Ensemble. Skylight Series 2.Works by Haydn, Takemitsu, Damase andRoussell. Les Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin;Keith Hamm, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello;Erica Goodman, harp. Corkin Gallery, 7 TankHouse Lane. 416-979-1980. ; $20(st).Refreshments included.Tuesday May 26●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Noche Azúl. Works byLecuona, Ginastera, Corea, Chopin and Rachmaninov.Alejandro Vela, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served.Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music. Joy Lee, violin. YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.●●8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company.Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell toWicked. Avery Saltzman, director. DarrinBaker; Louise Camilleri; Arlene Duncan; JakeEpstein; Sarite Harris; and others. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. -0. Fundraiser.●●8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera.M’dea Undone (world premiere). Chan,libretto; Harris, composer. Lauren Segal(M’dea); Peter Barrett (Jason); JamesMcLean (President); and Jacqueline Woodley(Dahlia); Tim Albery, director; Jordan deSouza, conductor. Holcim Gallery, EvergreenBrickworks, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-537-6066x243. -. Also May 27, 28, 29.Wednesday May 27●●12:00 noon: Windermere United Church.Inspiration. Ponce: Trio. Monarca Trio;Maria Rosales, piano; Naomi Barron, cello.356 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5611. Freewilldonation.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Joanne Vollendorf Clark, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.VIVALDI GLORIAAND HANDELCORONATIONANTHEMSMay●●7:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi’s Gloria and Handel’sCoronation Anthems. Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra and Chamber Choir; IvarsTaurins, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); -(under36). Also May 28-30, 31(mat).●●8:00: Gallery 345. New Songs From theHeart of Now: Making Songs for Our Time.Ali Garrison, mezzo; Joy Lee and Ryan Billington,pianos; William Beauvais, guitar.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-652-7878. ;$20(sr/st).Florivox ChoirFrances Farrell, ConductorpresentsThis Woman’s WorkMelanie Doane, Special GuestSun, May 24th at 4pmFirst Unitarian●●8:00: Musideum. Thomas Wade. Blue countrysoul. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. $20.●●8:00: SING!/Nathaniel Dett Chorale. AndStill We Sing. Kick-off concert of SING! TheToronto Vocal Arts Festival 2015. Tribute tothe music of Billy Strayhorn. Aaron Jensen,composer/arranger; with guests Countermeasure.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . Festival runs May 27-31.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks Series. Mussorgsky: Picturesat an Exhibition(arr. Ravel); Davis: LaSerenissima; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1;Berlioz: Le corsaire. Louis Lortie, piano; SirAndrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. –9. 6:45:Univox ChoirDallas Bergen, Artistic DirectorpresentsRyan Kelln, CuratorPre-concert performance with TSO ChamberSoloists. Also May 28.●●8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera.M’dea Undone (world premiere). See May 26;Also May 28,29.●●9:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. WednesdayConcert Series. Bernie Senensky, piano; DaveYoung, bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. Cover . Also at 10:15.Skylight Series: 2May 25, 8:00 pmhalcyonStringQuartetPaul Meyer andWendy Rose, violinsKent Teeple, violaMarie Gélinas, ’celloMozartQuartet # 16 in E-atSchubertQuartet # 14 in D minorSchubertDer Tod und das Mädchenwith Erin Cooper GaySopranoCreo AnimamJune 2 @ 7:30pmAda Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrumcreoanimam.comMonday May 25, 7:30 pmHeliconian Hall35 Hazelton Avenue647-639-4322 $20The Lark Ensemblewith special guest, Erica Goodman, harpTIckets at the door, stuCorkin Gallery, Distillery District May 1 - June 7, 2015 | 47

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