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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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MAHLER RESURRECTION

MAHLER RESURRECTION SYMPHONY PETER OUNDJIAN, CONDUCTOR JUNE 10 & 12 | TSO.CA ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Erin Wall, soprano; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -5. Also Jun 10 at 8:00. ●●8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective/ Arraymusic. Premieres IV. Works by Hall; Hsieh; Labadie; Dupuis and Beck. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $20; (sr/st/arts). ●●8:15: Schola Magdalena. In Praise of Holier Women. Motets and chant honouring ancient and modern female saints. Works by H. von Bingen, Bridget of Sweden, G. de Machaut, S. Martin and E. Walker. Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC. Saturday June 13 ●●3:00: Musicians’ Dream Aid. Musicians’ Dream Aid Concert. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 647-774-8423. ; (sr/ st). Proceeds to support education and A. Concerts in the GTA careers of young musicians. ●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. A Journey Inwards: Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto. New works. 20 St. Joseph St. 416- 961-6601 x20. $20/(adv). ●●7:30: Chinese Artists Society of Toronto Youth Orchestra. Classic Themes and Tunes: CASTYO 22nd Annual Concert. Themes from Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and Superman Returns; Gypsy Airs; Shenandoah; and other tunes. Chunjie Wang, dizi; Lydia Cheng, violin; Richard Poon, harmonica; Samantha Chang, assistant conductor; Tony Fan, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-293-1302. $20. ●●7:30: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. Emma Vachon-Tweney and Christopher Burton in Recital. Music for violin/viola and piano. Works by Brahms, Bloch, and compositions by Emma Vachon-Tweney. Emma Vachon-Tweney, violin/viola; Christopher Burton, piano. 383 Huron St. 416-462-9601. $20; (sr/st); Free (under 16). Proceeds to benefit St. Thomas’s Friday Food Ministry. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pan- American Rhythms. Gary Kulesha: Torque; PAN AMERICAN RHYTHMS JOSEPH JOHNSON, CELLO JUNE 13 & 14 | TSO.CA HanVoice in Concert with Scott St. John & Friends Including members of Gryphon Trio, Cecilia String Quartet, Ensemble Made in Canada and many more! Toronto June 17, 7:30pm Walter Hall University of Toronto London June 18, 7:30pm Paul Davenport Theatre Western University Tickets start at $20 www.hanvoice.ca HanVoice is Canada’s leading not-for-profit on North Korean human rights and refugees. Piazzolla: Oblivion; Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; John Williams: Overture to The Cowboys; Miguel del Aguila: Concierto en Tango; Moncayo: Huapango. Earl Lee, conductor; Joseph Johnson, cello. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -. Also Jun 14 at 3:00. ●●7:30: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Urinetown. Greg Kotis, music and lyrics; Mark Hollman, book and lyrics; John Zachar, director. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416- 222-8282 x2787. . Also June 5, 6, 11, 12. Recommended for over 12. ●●7:30: Vocal Horizons Chamber Choir. Symphony of Voices. Sacred and secular works including world premieres of film soundtracks arranged by Vincent Cheng. Vincent Cheng, conductor; Joshua Tamayo, piano. St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 39 Green Lane, Thornhill. 416-358-2274. Freewill offering. “Name that Flick” contest (the choir will sing clips of soundtracks for the audience to guess). Prizes. ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Dimitar Pentchev: Gleams. Dimitar Pentchev, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Also Jun 10, 11. ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Fossegrimen. Thornborrow: The Moon; Cole: Babinagar; and other works. Ensemble Polaris and others. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416- 204-1080. /$20(adv); (st); (mem). 7:00: doors open. Multi-stage, interactive performances. Family-friendly. Sunday June 14 Baroque Summer Festival FREE Concert June 14 at 1pm See listing for details tafelmusik.org Jeanne Lamon, Director Ivars Taurins, Director Vocal/Chamber Programme ●●1:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: TBSI Orchestras and Choirs. Works by Campra, Locke, Fasch, J. Christoph, J. S. Bach and others. Jeanne Lamon, Peter Harvey, and Ivars Taurins, conductors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Free. Firstcome, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. ●●2:30: Darbazi. 20th Anniversary Concert. Folk music from various regions of Georgia. Guests: Trio Zari, and Hereti; Alan Gasser and Shalva Makharashvili, conductors. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Anglican Church, 102 Lakeshore Ave., Ward’s Island. 416-588- 8183. PWYC. ●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. Musical Matinée at Montgomery’s Inn: Let’s Rock to Bach! Ensemble SOL. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-231-0006. .99; (sr/st). Tea, historical tour, cookies included. Museum tour at 2:00. ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pan- American Rhythms. Gary Kulesha: Torque; Piazzolla: Oblivion; Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; John Williams: Overture to The Cowboys; Miguel del Aguila: Concierto en Tango; Moncayo: Huapango. Earl Lee, conductor; Joseph Johnson, cello. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -. Also Jun 13 at 7:30. ●●4:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. David Briggs, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. . ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Colleen Allen Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. Religious. ●●8:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic. In Concert. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416- 532-3019. Cover ; PWYC. Monday June 15 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays. Seven Continents in 50 Minutes. William O’Meara, organ. 10 Trinity Sq. 416- 598-4521 x223. PWYC; suggested donation . ●●12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live!: Cris Derkson. Traditional, classical and contemporary music. Cris Derkson, cello. Yonge- Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872-4255. Free. Tuesday June 16 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Benjamin Smith, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. David Briggs, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. . ●●7:00: Metropolitan United Church. Summer Carillon Recital Series. Koen Cosaert, carillon. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. ●●7:00: Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival. Tara Davidson Trio. North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395- 5639. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Belle Voci. Excerpts from works by Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416- 923-1171. Free. ●●8:00: Resa’s Pieces Concert Band. 16th Gala Performance. Manilow: Copacabana; A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch; The Big Picture; Lara: Solamente Una Vez; Richard Rodgers in Concert; and other works. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416- 765-1818. . ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Wizard & I: Broadway Hits. Music of GRAMMY®-Award and Oscar–winning composer Stephen Schwartz, including songs from Godspell, Wicked, and Pippin. Steven Reineke, conductor; Carrie Manolakos, Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan, Christopher Johnstone, vocalists; Amabile Choirs of London. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. -0. Also Jun 17 (2:00 & 8:00). 56 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

Wednesday June 17 p iano Recital Helena Bowkun ‘Chopin 14 Waltzes Plus’ June 17, 2015 - 7:30pm Yorkminster Park.com ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Nicholas Schmelter, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●12:35: St. Stephen’s in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday. Duo Primo: Ronée Boyce, piano; Gwendeline Lumaret, cello. 103 Bellevue Ave. 437- 344- 3890 or 416- 921 -6350. Free. Donations welcome. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Wizard & I: Broadway Hits. Music of GRAMMY®-Award and Oscar–winning composer Stephen Schwartz, including songs from Godspell, Wicked, and Pippin. Steven Reineke, conductor; Carrie Manolakos, Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan, Christopher Johnstone, vocalists; Amabile Choirs of London. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375. -0. Also Jun 16 (8:00) & 17 (8:00). ●●7:30: HanVoice. HanVoice in Concert with Scott St. John & Friends. Mendelssohn: Octet; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings; Dvořák: Piano Quintet; Bach: Brandenburg No.3; Seung Jae Chung: Arirang Fantasy for clarinet quintet. Scott St. John, violin; Sharon Wei, viola; Min Jeong Koh, violin; Angela Park, piano; Roman Borys, cello; and others. Walter June 16 resaspieces.org Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-820-1007. /(adv); (st)/$20(adv). Also June 18 (Western U, London). In support of North Korean human rights and refugee crisis. ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Tremblay: A Chair in Love. Abigail Freeman, soprano(A Chair); Michael Robert-Broder, baritone(Truman); Kim Sartor, mezzo-soprano(Doctor); Gregory Finney, bass-baritone(Dog); William Shookhoff, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416- 455-2365. $20. ●●7:30: Red Line Communications. Jewish Radio Hour. Theresa Tova, Harvey Atkin, David Gale, Aviva Chernick, Moish Kanatkin and others; Fern Lindzon, music director; Theresa Tova, writer and director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. . Baroque Summer Festival FREE Concert June 17 at 7:30pm Ticketed event — visit online for details tafelmusik.org Jeanne Lamon, Director Ivars Taurins, Director Vocal/Chamber Programme ●●7:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: The Grand Finale. Charpentier: Mass for choir and orchestra; works by Handel and Rameau. TBSI Participants & Faculty; Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins, conductors. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-964-6337. Free; ticket required. Tickets available at Tafelmusik Box Office, 427 Bloor St. W. on June 11 at 10am. Max 2 per person. ●●7:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Chopin and More. Chopin: Nocturne Op.62 No.1; 14 Waltzes; Schumann-Liszt: Widmung. Helena Bowkun, piano. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. $20 cash at the door. Proceeds to the Yorkminster Park Benevolent Fund. ●●8:00: Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan/Arraymusic. How It Storms: An Opera for Gamelan & Voices. Allan Cole, composer; Maristella Rocca, libretto. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Also June 18. ●●8:00: Iana Komarnytska. The Art of Improvisation. Arabic and Persian music and dance inspired by audience members. George Sawa, qanun; Mehdi Rezania, santour; Bamdad Fotouhi, tombak; Pedro Bonatto, doumbek; Iana Komarnytska, dancer. Musideum, Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416- 599-7323. $20. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Wizard & I: Broadway Hits. Music of GRAMMY®-Award and Oscar–winning composer Stephen Schwartz, including songs from Godspell, Wicked, and Pippin. Steven Reineke, conductor; Carrie Manolakos, Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan, Christopher Johnstone, vocalists; Amabile Choirs of London. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. -0. Also Jun 16(8:00) & 17(2:00). Thursday June 18 ●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. Fantasiomania. Telemann: 12 Fantaisies à Travers Pour Flute sans Basse; works by Canadian, Greek and Polish composers. Dr. Beata Iwona Glinka, flute. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x20. $20/(adv). ●●7:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Jazz Piano Series. Bartosz Trio with Rich Brown and Mark Kelso. Pauper’s Pub Upstairs Piano Bar, 539 Bloor St. W. 416-530-1331. cover. ●●7:30: North York Concert Band. Concert Under the Stars. Big band, show tunes, swing music, and others. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 416-802-6819. Free. ●●8:00: Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan/Arraymusic. How It Storms: An Opera for Gamelan & Voices. Allan Cole, composer; Maristella Rocca, libretto. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Also June 17. Friday June 19 ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●6:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Jazz Piano Series. Bernie Senensky Duo with Steve Wallace, bass. Pauper’s Pub Upstairs Piano Bar, 539 Bloor St. W. 416-530-1331. cover. ●●7:00: Evoid/Array. Dance to the e-Void Collective. e-Void Collective Orchestra. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Sign up for membership. All ages welcome. ●●7:00: Toronto Summer Opera Workshop. Le nozze di Figaro. Mozart. Concert performance after 12-day workshop for young singers. Local talent and singers from USA. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. Freewill donation. With surtitles. Also Jun 20, 21. ●●7:00: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Student Recital. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243/244. Free. Also Jun 20(noon & 2:00). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro. Gene Wu, baritone(Figaro); Amanda Pereira, soprano(Susanna); Bradley Hoover, baritone(Count Almaviva); Hannah Coleman, soprano(Countess Almaviva); and others; William Shookhoff, piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. ●●8:00: group of 27. Build Your Own Symphony. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-323-1292. PWYC. ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Hypnotic Passion. Bartók: Music for strings, percussion and celesta; Shostakovich: Concerto No.1 for piano, trumpet and strings. Lisa Hartl, trumpet; Michael Berkovsky, piano; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Cornell Recital Hall, 3201 Bur Oak Ave., Markham. 905-604- 8339. . ●●8:00: Adelphi Ensemble. Songs of Farewell thewholenote.com June | July | August, 2015 | 57

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