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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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Earl Haig / Claude Watson Music presents Choral Night April 18, 7pm Grace Church-on-the-Hill maris stella; Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine; works by Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, Bruckner and others. Earl Haig Singers; Voces Excelsis; Voces Profundis; Choirs of Claude Watson Secondary Program; Timothy Sullivan, music director. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-395-3210 x20141. ; (st). ●●7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert. Works by Mozart, Messiaen, Shostakovich, Medtner and Beethoven. Christopher Miranda, piano; Jessica Tong, violin. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416- 822-0613. . Also Apr 17(mat)(St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church). ●●8:00: Miles Nadal JCC. Bel Canto! Italian Songs and Opera. Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez, baritone; Asher Farber, piano. 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x155. . Tuesday April 19 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Arena del Amor. French and Spanish love songs. Clémentine Margaine, mezzo; Stephen B. Hargreaves, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four FRIDAY APRIL 22 an evening of chamber music TIME FRIEDRICH ANDREAS KLEINHAPL VIOLONCELLO A. Concerts in the GTA TICKETS: $ 25/ $ 20 (4+) Online: Or pay at the door Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Late seating is not available. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Rising Stars Recital. Featuring students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. ●●7:00: Living Arts Centre. Stomp. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. – . Also Apr 20. ●●7:00: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition Finals. Ensembles of The Glenn Gould School compete for over ,000 in prizes and the chance to perform a Prelude Recital in Koerner Hall preceding a Royal Conservatory Orchestra performance. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●7:30: Westwood Concerts. A Soldier’s Tale. Stravinsky: Divertimento; Duo Concertante; Firebird Suite; and Trio from L’Histoire du soldat. Jasper Wood, violin; Gregory Millar, piano; Michael Westwood, clarinet. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Hirut Jazz. Finger Style Guitar Association. Hirut Restaurant, 2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560. PWYC. Also Apr 5. ●●8:00: Jazz Bistro. Cettina Donato. Steve Wallace, bass; Terry Clarke, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-2259. ; (st). Wednesday April 20 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Josh Ehlebracht, Organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416- 922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: Living Arts Centre. Stomp. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. - . Also Apr 19. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. Bizet. See Apr 12. Also Apr 23, 28, 30, May 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15. Start times vary. ●●8:00: Oratory, Holy Family Church. Oratorium Saeculare. Bach: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Zorn Gottes wandt BWV688; Orchestral Suite No.2 in 2016 7:30 PM WOYKE PIANO AGAINST St. Andrew’s Church King W. & Simcoe TTC: St. Andrew b BWV1067; Aria: Seele Deine Specereien BWV249; Sung Compline (Fournier: Nunc Dimittis; Byrd: Regina Caeli); Bach: Prelude and Fugue in a BWV543. Emma Elkinson, flute; Chris Verrette, violin; Julie Wedman, violin; Patrick Jordan, viola; Philip Fournier, organ/cembalo; and others. 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free. Donations accepted. Includes a talk given by one of the Fathers of the Oratory. ●●9:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Massey Hall Band Rivoli Residency. Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. 416-872-4255. . Restricted to 19 and over. Thursday April 21 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Songs for Springtime. Russell Thomas, tenor; Michael Shannon, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Late seating is not available. ●●12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noon at Met. Koichi Inoue, piano. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416- 363-0331 x26. Free. ●●2:00: Orchardviewers. Piano Recital by Anastasia Kulikova. Northern District Public Library, Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. ●●7:30: Nagata Shachu Japanese Taiko Drum and Music Ensemble. Nagata Shachu With Ron Davis Symphronica. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv); (st). ●●7:30: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Shen Yun. Chinese music and dance. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. -0. Also Apr 22, 23(mat & eve), 24(mat). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. CD Launch Concert. Duane Andrews and the Conception Bay String Quartet; Lenny Solomon. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts workers); free(under 13). At the door for cash only. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Mitchell Yolevsky, Clarinet and Cecilia Lee, Piano. Works by Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Debussy and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Dan Cooper Concert Series: Ruthie Foster. Guest: Harrison “Sweettaste” Kennedy. 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021. . ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Randy Bachman. Guests: Terra Lightfoot; The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50. ●●8:30: Hugh’s Room. Dave Gunning: CD Release - Lift. Guests: Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416- 531-6604. .50/(adv). Friday April 22 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital: Aaron Chow, piano. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Concert in chapel; lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:15: Master Class Players. A Visit to Vienna. Music connected with or inspired by Vienna. Lenore Beatty, piano; Deanne Bogdan, piano; Ron Jordan, piano; Joe Wearing, piano; Joan Zarry, piano and others. Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-951-1856. . In support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers Campaign. Marketplace (preconcert). Complimentary Viennese strudel, coffee and tea (post-performance). ●●7:30: Brampton Folk Club. The Bombadils. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ; (sr/ st). ●●7:30: Music at St. Andrew’s/Austrian Embassy/Austrian Cultural Forum. Rebels Against Time: An Evening of Chamber Music with Kleinhapl and Woyke. Sonatas by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Franck; Tangos by Gade and Piazzolla. Friedrich Kleinhapl, cello; Andreas Woyke, piano. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. . ●●7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Wings of a Dove. Works by Mendelssohn, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. Guest: Julie Ludwig, soprano. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-302-9017. /(adv); (st); free(children under 12). Also on Apr 23. ●●7:30: RCCO Toronto Centre. Organ Recital. Works by Bach, Cochereau, Duruflé, Franck and Vierne. Maurice Clerc, organ. St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-929-6400. ; free(RCCO Toronto members). ●●7:30: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Shen Yun. See Apr 21. Also Apr 23(mat & eve), 24(mat). ●●8:00: Pavlo. In Concert. Pavlo Simtikidis, guitar. Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 1-855-985-5000. -. Also Apr 23. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. Buddy Guy. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416- 872-4255. .50-.50. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage Series: Lizz Wright and Patricia O’Callaghan. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Saturday April 23 ●●2:00: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Shen Yun. See Apr 21. Also Apr 23(eve), 24(mat). ●●2:00: The Royal Conservatory. Los Lobos 46 | April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Disconnected (Family Concert). Chicano roots to American rock and roll, acoustic style. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Also at 8:00 (full concert). ●●7:00: Salvation Army. In Concert. Ontario Central East Divisional Singing Company (Junior Choir); Divisional Young People’s Band (Blood and Fire Brass); Divisional Reservists’ Band (Heritage Brass). Salvation Army Agincourt Community Church, 3080 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough. 416-497-7520. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. Bizet. See Apr 12. Also Apr 28, 30, May 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15. Start times vary. ●●7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir. Songs of the Universe. Robinson: De Profundis (Canadian premiere); Khvoshchinsky: Hymn to Her Hands (world premiere); works by Gjeilo, Class, Mozart and others. Kelly Galbraith, conductor. Guests: Emperor String Quartet; Matthew Coons, organ; Ellen Meyer, piano. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-655-7335. . Donation will be made to the Syrian Refugee Project. DIVAS, DOLLS AND A DUDE from La Scala to 42nd Street Saturday April 23, 7:30pm St. Andrew’s United Church 117 Bloor St. E, Toronto ●●7:30: Castle Frank House of Melody. Divas, Dolls and a Dude: From La Scala to 42nd Street. Works by Offenbach, Puccini, Verdi, Gershwin and others. Cara Adams, soprano; Patricia Haldane, soprano; Justin Welsh, baritone; Steven Kettlewell, piano. St. Andrew’s United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor St E. 416- 997-4978. . Portion of proceeds to The Red Door. ●●7:30: Concerts at Scarborough Bluffs. Young Singers Choir of Ajax. Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-8265. . ●●7:30: Manuele Mizzi. An Evening of Love, Laughter and Singing. Operatic, musical theatre and popular favourites. Christina Lianos, soprano; Jennifer Mizzi, soprano; Manuele Mizzi, tenor; Kate Carver, piano. Asbury and West United Church, 3180 Bathurst St. 416- 939-9520. . ●●7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Wings of a Dove. See Apr 22. ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Norma. Bellini. In concert with piano accompaniment. Chantal Parent (Norma); Sarah Christina Steinert (Adalgisa); Dillon Parmer (Pollione); Andrew Tees (Oroveso); Jennifer Routhier (Clotilde); Fabian Arciniegas (Flavio); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455- 2365. . ●●7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: The Lyrical Shakespeare. Bevan: No Mortal Business. Orpheus Choir of Toronto; Geraint Wyn-Davies, narrator; The Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Shen Yun. See Apr 21. Also Apr 24(mat). I FURIOSI BAROQUE ENSEMBLE I’LL BE WATCHING YOU Saturday, April 23 rd • 8pm Calvin Presbyterian Church ●●8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. I’ll Be Watching You. Works by Corelli, Strozzi, Handel and others. Guests: Lucas Harris, theorbo; Marcus Cera, oboe. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-2943. /(adv). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Small World Music. World Music Series: DakhaBrakha. Earth. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. and up; .50 and up(sr/st). ●●8:00: Alliance Française Toronto. Trinity Mpho and his band: Setswana Traditional Music. Botswana-born songwriter, composer and recording artist presents an afrojazz concert. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (mem/sr/st). ●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Young Artist Competition Concert. Prokofiev: Classical Symphony; Peter and the Wolf; concertos to be performed by competition winners TBA. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-357- 1707. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Pavlo. In Concert. Pavlo Simtikidis, guitar. Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 1-855-985-5000. –. Also Apr 22. ●●8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall. SF Jazz Collective: Originals and the Music of Michael Jackson. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music Mix: Los Lobos Disconnected. Los Angeles band with Chicano roots combines rock & roll, Tex- Mex, country, American roots, blues, folk and brown-eyed soul. La Bamba. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –. Also at 2:00: Family Concert. ●●8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Sweet Swan of Avon: Shakespeare’s Sorrows. Readings from Pericles, Hamlet, Macbeth and other plays. Dowland: Lachrimae; other works by Dowland and his contemporaries. Seth Lerer, reader; Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; Musicians In Ordinary Violin ORGANIST IN RECITAL Maurice Clerc, Organist of Dijon Cathedral, France Music by J.S. Bach, Cochereau, Franck, Langlais, Mouret, Marcello, Tournemire and Vierne. Friday, April 22, 2016 7:30 pm Band; Christopher Verrette, conductor. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st). Sunday April 24 ●●1:30: Classical Music Conservatory. Music For a Cause: Benefit Concert for CAMH. Veins; Headspace; Kyra Millan, vocals; Lindsay Foote & Eslin McKay, guitar, voice and violin; Matt Elwood, banjo; Sarah Steeves, cello; and others. Roncesvalles United Church, 214 Wright Ave. 416-537-5995. ; (st/ children); or PWYC. All proceeds donated to CAMH, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. ●●1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Toronto. Viola Concert. Keith Hamm, viola. 662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. ; free(12 and under). Non-perishable food donation for Daily Bread Food Bank. ●●2:00: Gallery 345. Phil Dwyer, Saxophone and Don Thompson, Piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st). ●●2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada. Songs, music and dance reflecting the Ukrainian traditions brought to Canada by the immigrants and of the people with whom they lived and worked. Shevchenko Choir; Toronto Mandolin Orchestra; vocal St. Basil’s Catholic Church 50 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON. Admission: RCCO Toronto Centre members: Free INFO 416-434-7945 April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 47

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