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Volume 20 Issue 8 - May 2015

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BELLUSBARBARIToronto Women’s Symphony Orchestra IN CONCERTWorks by SHOSTAKOVICH No 8 inC Minor op 110 | TCHAIKOVSKYSerenade for Strings | PART | VILLALOBOS Conductor DANIELLE LISBOA05.28.15 PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRETORONTO ticketweb.ca05.29.15 St. MARK’S ANGLICAN CHURCHNIAGARA OTL ticketbreak.comThursday May 28●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: 2015 Festival Preview.Toronto Summer Music Festival sneakpreview. Douglas McNabney, conductor.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome,first-served. Concertgoers are encouragedto arrive early.●●12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet: David Simon, Organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.●●7:30: Musideum. Guitar Trek, The Next Generation.Tod Paul Dorozio, composer, classicalguitar. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-419-2248. ; (children).●●8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.O Canada: Our Nation’s Greatest Hits.The HarmonySingersOUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY!Come Celebrate With Us!THE BESTOF TIMESMay 29 & 30Martin Grove United Church, Etobicoke$20; sr/st; under 10 free416-239-5821harmonysingers.caSongs fromSea to SeaFriday, May 29th,2015, 8pmSong cycles andsettings by Henderson,Enns, Somers, Freedman,Healey, and KirkeMechem.416-971-9229www.exultate.netA. Concerts in the GTADavid Clayton-Thomas; Quartette; Countermeasure;Cadence; The O’Pears; Retrocity.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. . Festival runsMay 27-31.●●8:00: Bellus Barbari Toronto Womens’Symphony Orchestra. In Concert. Works byShostakovich, Pärt, Villa-Lobos and Piazzolla.Danielle Lisboa, conductor. Phoenix ConcertTheatre, 410 Sherbourne St. 647-853-0057.$20-. Also May 29 (7:30; St. Mark’s AnglicanChurch, Niagara-on-the-Lake).●●8:00: Musideum. Maia Waern. Singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20.●●8:00: Subtle Technologies Festival/ContinuumContemporary Music. Collide. Interdisciplinaryexplorations of sound to expressgeological patterns, galaxy formation andboundaries of time. Chanda, LeBlanc andMorris: Ice; Lizée and English: Colliding Galaxies:Colour & Tones; Fortier, Baerg andRolfe: Times Collide; Oesterle: Therefore.Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Anne Thompson,flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Carol LynnFujino, violin; Paul Widner, cello; and others;Brian Current, conductor. The Theatre Centre,1115 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635. ;$20(sr/arts workers); (st).●●8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.R.A.M. Koor Estonian National Male Choir.Works by Gabrieli; Grigorjeva; Bonato; andTormis. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. .Festival runs May 27-31.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi’s Gloria and Handel’sCoronation Anthems. Also May 27, 29,30, 31(mat).●●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. AlsoMay 27.●●8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera.M’dea Undone (world premiere). See May 26;Also May 29.Friday May 29●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Megumi Okamoto, piano. Ontario government agencyun organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontariobellusbarbari.com48 | May 1 - June 7, 2015

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.●●7:00: Subtle Technologies Festival. Highnote:Subtle Technologies Festival LaunchParty. Alternative music and improv performancefollowed by karaoke. Andrew Zealley;Ian Jarvis; Little Oak Animal (Dafydd Hughesand Rob Cruickshank); Mitchell Akiyama; andothers. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W.416-531-4635. ; (sr/st/arts workers). Inthe Melody Bar.●●8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. Songsfrom Sea to Sea. Mechem: Earth My Song;works by Henderson, Enns, Somers, Freedmanand Healey. Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor.St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron St.416-971-9229. ; $20(sr); (st).●●8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Take 6 Gospel Sextet. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. . Festival runsCathedral BluffsSYMPHONY ORCHESTRANorman ReintammArtistic Director/Principal ConductorMay 27-31.●●8:00: Harmony Singers. The Best of Times- A celebration of our 50th anniversary withour favourite songs. Guests: award winnersfrom Etobicoke School of the Arts; HarveyPatterson, conductor; Bruce Harvey, piano.Martin Grove United Church, 75 Pergola Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-239-5821. $20; (sr/st);free(under 10). Also May 30.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi’s Gloria and Handel’sCoronation Anthems. Also May 27, 28,30, 31(mat).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Yo-YoMa, cello. E. Frazier Davis: The Stolen Child forChildren’s Chorus and Orchestra (world premiere/TSOCommission); Elgar: Cello Concerto;Holst: The Planets. Toronto Children’sChorus; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375.–5.●●8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera.M’dea Undone (world premiere). See May 26.Saturday May 30●●10:30am: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Beth Sholom Ruach Singers. Uniqueinterpretations of traditional Jewish liturgicalmusic during the Shabbat service. BethSholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Ave. W. 416-783-6103. Free. Festival runs May 27-31.●●11:00am: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.The SINGing Community. Community andprofessional a cappella groups. The DistilleryHistoric District, 55 Mill St. 416-645-9090.Free. Trinity Square outdoor stage and popupperformances. Festival runs May 27-31.●●1:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.SING! Singalong with Pressgang Mutiny.Sea shanties and more. The Distillery HistoricDistrict, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. (Sat orSun)/(weekend); included with festivalwristband. Festival runs May 27-31.●●2:00: North York Music Festival. Gala Concertand Awards Ceremony. Festival AwardWinners. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church,1585 Yonge St. 416-788-8553. ; $20(sr/st).●●2:30: 5 at the First Chamber Music Series.The Clarinet Quintet. Mozart: ClarinetQuintet in A, K.581; Brahms: Clarinet Quintetin b, Op.115. Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet; MarieBerard, violin; Yehonatan Berick, violin; TengSaturday May 30 at 8 pmEstonian National Male Choir (RAM)& Toronto Estonian Male ChoirMOZART: Ave Verum Corpus | BRAHMS: Alto RhapsodyWorks by Estonian composers Veljo Tormis, Villem Kapp,Evald Aav, Gustav Ernesaks & Heino EllerSUBSCRIPTION CONCERT 5 | TICKETS starting from adult ( sr/st)P.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, ScarboroughLi, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello. First UnitarianChurch, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 905-399-5125. $20; (sr); (st/unwaged); Free(under 12).●●3:00: Arraymusic/OCAD University. YoungComposers’ Workshop Concert. World premieresof electronic works. Composers: GregHarrison; Talia Wooldridge; Cory Latkovich;August Murphy-King; Ben Wylie. Originalprojections by OCAD digital visual students.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019.Free.●●4:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Come Together. A cappella tribute to themusic of The Beatles. Countermeasure; FermataTown; The O’Pears; The Watch. The DistilleryHistoric District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St.416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. (Sator Sun); (weekend); included with festivalwristband. Festival runs May 27-31.●●4:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.Jubilate Deo. Sacred choral music. Choirof the Cathedral Church of St. James; RosedaleUnited Church Choir; All Saints KingswayAnglican Choir; Kingsway-Lambton ChancelpresentsMailiedCharles Davidson, tenorSchumann, Strauss and Weill:A journey from the 19th centuryto early Weimar Kabarettwith pianist Ross InglisSat., May 30, 7:30 pm$20 / ages 18 and underThe inaugural “Marg and JimNorquay Celebration Concert”Choir. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St.416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. .Music at MetropolitanMetropolitan United Church56 Queen Street East (at Church Street), Toronto416-363-0331 (ext. 26) www.metunited.orgMusicat MetropolitanThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is anagency of the Government of | May 1 - June 7, 2015 | 49

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