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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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Great Artist Music

Great Artist Music Series presents Brasil Guitar Duo Friday, April 15, 8 pm 905 713-1818 ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Brasil Guitar Duo. Works by Piazzolla, Rameau, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Gismonti, Brouwer and others. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Andrea Tyniec, Violin and Todd Yaniw, Piano. Works by Brahms, Franck, Ysayë, Sokolović and Piazzolla. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. /(st). ●●8:00: Manning Ulster Refugee Project. An Evening with Valery Lloyd-Watts. Works by Chopin, Beethoven, Schumann, Khachaturian and others. Valery Lloyd-Watts, piano. A. Concerts in the GTA Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416-526-6237. PWYC; suggested. Fundraising concert in support of refugee resettlement. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Hayden: A 20th Anniversary Celebration of Everything I Live For. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-872-4255. –. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd’s Animals. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Engelbert Humberdinck. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-0.00. Saturday April 16 ●●2:00: King Music Collective. Cettina Donato. Steve Wallace, bass; Terry Clarke, drums. Home of Michele Mele and Luciano Tauro, 15785 8th Concession, King Township. 416-486-6742. ; (st). Includes beverage and snacks. ●●4:30: Bach on the Beach. Elizabeth Anderson and Patrick Dewell, Organ. Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. Informal reception before concert. ●●4:30: Opera Atelier. Lucio Silla. Also Apr 16; start times vary. ●●7:00: Latin Flute Festival. Canadian Showcase Concert. Nora Shulman, Camille Watts, Sue Hoeppner, Christopher Lee, flutes; and others. Hart House, Music Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-294-4259. Entry by donation. ●●7:30: CoexisDance. In Concert. Array Manning Ultster Refugee Project presents Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. TBA. ●●7:30: Jubilee Order of Good Cheer. Last Night of the Proms. Land of Hope and Glory, The Maple Leaf Forever and other favourites. Audience sing-along. Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. ; free(youth). Dufay world of The Stéphane Potvin artistic director April 16 ●●7:30: Musikay. The World of Dufay. Works by Dufay, Binchois, Ockeghem, Josquin and others. Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St. John’s United Church, 226 Randall St., Oakville. 905- 825-9740. ; (sr); (35 and under). 6:30: Pre-concert chat and tea. ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Don Giovanni. Mozart. In concert with piano accompaniment. Lawrence Cotton, baritone (Don Giovanni); Douglas Tranquada, baritone (Leporello); Stephanie de Ciantis, soprano (Donna Anna); Brigitte Bogar, soprano (Donna Elvira); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455- 2365. . ●●7:30: St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College. French Connection. Works from the height of French organ music in the first half of the 20th century. Messiaen: L’Ascension; Duruflé: Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain Op.7; Vierne: Symphonie No.6 Op.59. Rashaan Allwood, organ. 50 St. Joseph St. 416-926-7110. Free. ●●7:30: St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Lorne Lofsky Benefit Concert. Lorne Lofsky, jazz guitar; Kieran Overs, bass; Robin Claxton, drums. 227 Church St., Newmarket. 905-853-7285. . Wine and beer bar. Proceeds to fund the church’s community outreach program. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Angela Hewitt Plays Bach. Bach: Piano Concerto No.1 in d BWV1052. Shostakovich: Symphony No.8. Angela Hewitt, leader and piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Pre-concert lobby party. ●●7:30: York University Theatre. Works in Progress. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416- 532-3019. TBA. ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Annual Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction. Williams: Suite from The Star Wars Epic; Williams/Ottman: Selections from Superman Returns; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in c; Bernstein: Overture to Candide; West Side Story Suite; and other works. Leonid Nediak, piano; guests: Rosemary Galloway Quartet. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416- 879-5566. /(adv). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Fragments of Dreams. Original compositions and improvisations. Marilyn Lerner, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. /(st). ●●8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. French Bouquet. Ravel: Bolero; Fauré: Pavane; Offenbach: Ballet Parisienne; Debussy: Nocturnes; P. Mercure: Kaleidoskope; songs by J. Brel. Bradley Christenssen, baritone; Jean-Michel Malouf, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647- 238-0015. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Healey Willan Singers. Women and Songs III. Works by von Bingen, A. Parker, Tavener, Oscar Peterson and others. John Stephenson, accompanist; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor. Guests: Brown Public School Junior Choir (Tanya Turner, conductor); Chris Porter, conductor. Church of St. Martin-inthe-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st). Cash only. ●●8:00: Jazz Performance and Education Centre. Fred Hersch Trio. Fred Hersch, piano; John Hébert, bass; Eric McPherson, drums. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-461-7744. ; (st). ●●8:00: Scaramella. Sound the Trumpet. Works by Purcell, Melani, Bach, Merula, and others. Dawn Bailey, soprano; Justin Bland, trumpet; Rezan Onen-Lapointe and Michelle Odorico, baroque violins; Joëlle Morton, violone; David Podgorski, harpsichord. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416- 760-8610. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Simon Shaheen’s Zafir. Solo and chamber works performed by musicians enrolled in Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program. Simon Shahee, 44 | April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Simon Shaheen’s Zafir: Musical Winds from North Africa to Andalucia Saturday, april 16, 8pm, Koerner Hall TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 WWW.pErfOrmANCE.rCmuSIC.CA violin, oud; Qantara; Nidal Ibourk, voice; Auxi Fernandez, flamenco dance; Juan Pérez Rodríguez, flamenco piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Sunday April 17 ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles. Interactive concert for young people age 5-11 with excerpts from main concert (3:15). Afiara String Quartet: Valerie Li and Timothy Kantor, violins; Eric Wong, viola; Adrian Fung, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 922-3714 x103. ; includes chocolate truffle. 3:15: main performance. ●●1:30: Kingston Road Village Concert Series. Cecilia String Quartet. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699- 6091. ; (st); free(under 13). ●●1:30: Riccardo Iannello. Endless Horizons CD Release. Riccardo Iannello, tenor; Sabatino Vacca, conductor. Guests: Deanna Pauletto, mezzo; France Bellemare, soprano. Eglinton Grand, 400 Eglinton Ave. W. cash only. A portion of proceeds to Mental Health at MacKenzie Health Hospital in Richmond Hill. ●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. Bizet. See Apr 12. Also Apr 20, 23, 28, 30, May 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15. Start times vary. Sun. 17th April at 4 p.m. Evensong for St. George plus St. George’s Tea and at 5: THE WORLD OF SHAKESPEARE AND BYRD Douglas Cowling (of Toronto’s Tallis Choir) takes an entertaining look at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his contemporary, English Renaissance composer William Byrd St. Olave’s Church Bloor and Windermere 416-769-5686 ●●2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. Violin/Piano Duo. Works by Mozart, Messiaen, Shostakovich, Medtner and Beethoven. Christopher Miranda, piano; Jessica Tong, violin. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Cibola Ave., Toronto Island. 416-822-0613. . Also Apr 18(eve; St. George the Martyr Church). ●●3:00: Gallery 345. The Leaves. Meditation and conversation with Komachi’s life and poetry. Beth Anne Cole, vocals; Marsha Coffey, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822- 9781. . ●• ●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Band Entre Amis. Entre Cowell: Amis. Trumpet Sensational. Concerto; and Final other works. Festival Stéphane of Brass Beaulac, Concert. trumpet; Book Alain Trudel, tickets conductor. online Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. . ●●3:00: Vesnivka Choir. 50th Anniversary Gala Concert. Guests: Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams; Roman Borys, cello; Halyna Dziuryn, violin; Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-246-9880. –. Reception follows. ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Afiara String Quartet with Joel Quarrington, double bass. Cathedral Bluffs SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Norman Reintamm Artistic Director/Principal Conductor Saturday April 16, 2016 8 pm BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto 3 in C minor with rising star pianist LEONID NEDIAK BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture West Side Story Suite featuring the ROSEMARY GALLOWAY QUARTET ADVANCE TICKETS: all ages AT THE DOOR: all ages P.C. HoTheatre 5183 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario Haydn: String Quartet in C Op.50 No.2 “Prussian”; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.2 in a Op.13; Dvořák: String Quintet No.2 in G Op.77. Afiara String Quartet: Valerie Li and Timothy Kantor, violins; Eric Wong, viola; Adrian Fung, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). 1:15: Music and Truffles family concert. ●●4:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church. Prima Donna Choralis: Mary Lou Fallis and Peter Tiefenbach Return to Church. Operatic comedy, dramatic solos and choir. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; Peter Tiefenbach, piano; Krista Rhodes, piano; Eglinton St. George’s Choir; Shawn Grenke, conductor. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. . ●●4:00: Miles Nadal JCC. Community Concert: Opera for All. Singers from across the city perform opera choruses. Asher Farber, piano; Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 922-8435. . ●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. World of Shakespeare and Byrd. Choral Evensong for St. George. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Free; donations welcomed. 5:00: Discussion by Douglas Cowling. St. George’s Tea follows. | 416.879.5566 ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers for Jaymz Bee’s Birthday. Genevieve Marentette, Alex Pangman and Joyce Barth, vocals; Robert Scott; piano. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Alison Young Quartet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. Donations welcome. ●●7:00: Thanks to Dr. Suzuki Concert Performances. Gala Concert 2016. Suzuki repertoire and chamber music performed by senior violin, viola, cello, flute and piano students from Suzuki schools across the GTA. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-466-0208. –. ●●7:30: Lula Lounge. Bill Heffernan Celebrates release of The Horses Are Loose. 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. cover. Monday April 18 ●●7:00: Earl Haig Secondary School / Claude Watson Music. Choral Concert. Haydn: The Creation (excerpt); Bach: Sanctus in D; Holst: Hymns from the Rig Veda; Grieg: Ave 2015–2016 CoNCeRt SeRIeS SUNDAY APRIL 17 th 4:00 P.m. Mary Lou FaLLis and Peter tieFenbach return to church with the esG choir A thrilling afternoon of operatic comedy, dramatic solos and choir. Mary Lou Fallis, Soprano Peter Tiefenbach, Piano Krista Rhodes, Piano Shawn Grenke, Conductor Tickets 35 Lytton Blvd., Toronto 416.481.1141 April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 45

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