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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. In Concert. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.2; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2; Brahms: Academic Festival Overture. Alexa Petrenko, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor; Leonid Nediak, piano. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305- 7469. –. ●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville/Univox Choir. Elijah. Mendelssohn. Charlene Pauls, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo; Chris Fischer, tenor; Daniel Hambly, bass. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Also May 8(mat; Toronto). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Mischa Maisky. Bach: Cello Suites Nos.2, 3 and 6. Mischa Maisky, cello. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, B. Concerts Beyond the GTA IN THIS ISSUE: Alliston, Barrie, Belleville, Cambridge, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph, Haliburton, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Leamington, Lindsay, London, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Peterborough, St. Catharines, St. Jacobs, St. Thomas, Stratford, Waterloo, Windsor. Friday April 1 ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Western University Singers: Jubliant Song. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661- 3767. Free. ●●7:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. St. Cecilia Singers in Concert with McMaster Women’s Chorus: Voices In Splendour. St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica, 196 Dufferin Ave., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●7:30: Adventure Canada/Acoustic Muse Concerts. The Northwest Passage in Story and Song. David Newland, host/singer/songwriter; Steafan Hannigan; Saskia Tomkins; Oisin Hannigan; guests: Dayna Manning, Paul Mills, and Scallywag. Museum London Theatre, 421 Ridout St. N., London. 519-319-5847. /(adv). ●●7:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Balinese Gamelan Ensemble. Students play by ear on various gamelan instruments, consisting of gongs, metallophones, drums and flutes. Theatre of the Arts, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. W., A. Concerts in the GTA Ask LUDWIG 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –. Also at 4:00. ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Monteverdi Vespers. See May 6. Also May 8(mat). ●●8:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée: Maytime. Romberg: Will You Remember? (from Maytime); The Desert Song and One Alone (from The Desert Song); I Bring A Song Of Love and You Will Remember Vienna (from Viennese Nights); and other works. (All arr. G. Murray). Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631- 4300. PWYC. Concert in chapel. ●●10:00: Globetrotter/Small World Music. Adham Shaikh. The Round, 152 Augusta Ave. 647-205-0559. –. Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free. ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble Concert: I Pity the Fool. Bernstein: Overture to Candide; H.O. Reed: La Fiesta Mexicana; and other works. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Janina Plays Chopin. Morlock: Solace; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in f; Dvořák: Symphony No.7 in d. Janina Fialkowska, piano; Heiichiro Ohyama, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711. and up. Also Apr 2. ●●8:00: University of Guelph College of Arts. Emotion and Commotion. University of Guelph Concert Winds; John Goddard, conductor. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. ; (sr/st). Saturday April 2 ●●1:30: University of Guelph College of Arts. Conducting Masterclass Concert. University If you prefer NOT to read through this whole section looking for your Town or for Chamber Music or NUMUS or Corelli or Pacifica or Zone 5 then don't. TheWholeNote.com/index.php/listings/ask-ludwig of Guelph Choirs. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. Price TBA. ●●7:00: Barrie Choralfest. A Night at the Opera: Bizet’s Carmen in Concert. Beste Kalender, mezzo (Carmen); Michael Nyby, baritone (Escamillo); Romulo Delgado, tenor (Don José); Aleksandra Balaburska, soprano (Micaëla); Scott Hurst, storyteller; Lyrica Chamber Choir; King Edward Choir; Bravado; Huronia Symphony Orchestra; Oliver Balaburski, artistic director and conductor. Barrie Central Collegiate, 125 Dunlop St. West, Barrie. 705-739-4228. , (st), (child). ●●7:30: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. The Men of the Deeps. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (univ/ college st); (high school st). Limited tickets. AT QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON ON BOMBOLESSÉ QUEBEC’S JOIE-DE- VIVRE BRAZILEIRO! Saturday, April 2 at 7:30 PM theisabel.ca ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Joie-de-Vivre-Brazileiro! Bombolessé. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613- 530-2050. ; (faculty/staff); (st). ●●7:30: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. Spring Glory. Brock University Choirs; guest: Avanti Chamber Singers. St. Thomas Anglican Church, 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5550. ; ; (eyeGo). ●●7:30: Oriana Singers of Northumberland. Operetta 101. Works by Lehár, Bernstein, Sondheim, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Virginia Hatfield, vocals. Trinity United Church (Cobourg), 284 Division St., Cobourg. 613- 392-7423. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Reaching Out: University Choir. A unique exploration of cross-cultural and inter-cultural community song. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the winner of 2015 Maritsa Brookes Concerto Competition. Danbee Ko, piano. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●8:00: Karen Schuessler Singers. London Composers Exposed! Creativity Up Close and Personal. Works by London composers J. Christmas, S. Hardy, S. Holowitz, M. Emery, S. Quartel, J. Smallman, B. Van der Hoek, D. Cook, B. Ratcliffe and K. White. Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin St., London. 519- 455-8895. /(adv); /(adv/sr); (st); free (child). Post-concert reception to meet the composers. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Janina Plays Chopin. See Apr 1. ●●8:00: NUMUS. Main Series: In Celebration – 40 Years of the Faculty of Music at WLU. Stephanie Martin: Babel for Orchestra and Choirs (world premiere); Buhr: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (world premiere); and other works. Keenan Reimer-Watts, piano. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519- 896-3662. ; (st). Also Apr 3(mat). Sunday April 3 ●●2:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Symphony Orchestra. Featuring a finalist of 2015 Maritsa Brookes Concerto Competition. Rachelle Li, violin. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●2:00: Kawartha Concerts. Little Big Frog. Masks, puppetry, poetry, music and dance. Faustwork Mask Theatre. Glenn Crombie Theatre, Fleming College, 200 Albert Street S., Lindsay. 705-878-5625. ; (youth/ child). Also Mar 5(Peterborough). ●●2:00: University of Waterloo Department of Music. UW Jazz Ensemble. Jazz classics. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885- 0220 x24226. ; (sr/st). Reception to follow. AT QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON ON CAMERON CARPENTER BACH CHOPIN SHOSTAKOVICH CARPENTER Sunday, April 3 at 2:30 PM theisabel.ca ●●2:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Not Your Grandma’s Organist. Works by Bach, Chopin, Shostakovich and Carpenter. Cameron Carpenter, organ. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-530-2050. From .50. ●●3:00: Guelph Youth Singers. The Mythical Forest. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ; (sr/st); (eyeGO). ●●3:00: NUMUS. Main Series: In Celebration – 40 Years of the Faculty of Music at WLU. See Apr 2(eve). ●●3:00: University of Guelph College of Arts. Chamber Music Recital. University of Guelph Chamber Ensembles; Henry Janzen, conductor. Goldschmidt Room, 107 MacKinnon 54 | April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Bldg., 50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. Free; donations welcome. ●●7:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Chiaroscuro: Contrasts in Light and Dark. Chamber Choir sings music spanning five centuries. Works by Schafer, Mac- Millan, des Prez, Gesualdo, Parton and others. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-885-0220 x24226. ; (sr/st). Monday April 4 ●●7:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Instrumental Chamber Ensembles. Featuring six different chamber ensembles, including a brass group. Works by Bach, Schubert and others. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free. Reception to follow. ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Contemporary Music Studio Concert. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661- 3767. Free. Tuesday April 5 ●●6:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Electroacoustic Music: Student Composers Concert. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●7:00: McMaster School of the Arts. Ensemble Concerts Series. Percussion Ensemble. Robinson Memorial Theatre, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x27671. Free. Wednesday April 6 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Louis Lefaive, piano and Music Students from Elmvale High School. Jazz and pop. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Pierre Beaudre, Classical Guitar. Works by Rodrigo, Brouwer, Villa-Lobos and Domeniconi. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Becoming Baroque. Fasch: Concerto in d; Handel: Concerto Grosso in e Op.6 No.3; Corelli: Concerto Grosso in B-flat Op.6 No.11; Rebel: Les élémens, simphonie nouvelle; Rameau: Suites Nos.1 and 2 from Dardanus. Allene Chomyn, curator; guest: Jeanne Lamon, director. First Nations Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-745-4711. . Also Apr 8(Guelph); 9(Cambridge). Thursday April 7 ●●7:00: University of Guelph College of Arts. Jazz Concert. University of Guelph Jazz Ensemble; Ted Warren, conductor. Manhattan’s Pizza Bistro and Music Club, 951 Gordon St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. cover or donation at the door. ●●7:30: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Johnny Clegg Band. 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (univ/ college st); (high school st). Friday April 8 ●●8:00: Jeffery Concerts. Pacifica Quartet. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Ensemble Made In Canada I. Piano quartets of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Omar Daniel. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Becoming Baroque. Fasch: Concerto in d; Handel: Concerto Grosso in e Op.6 No.3; Corelli: Concerto Grosso in B-flat Op.6 No.11; Rebel: Les élémens, simphonie nouvelle; Rameau: Suites Nos.1 and 2 from Dardanus. Allene Chomyn, curator; guest: Jeanne Lamon, director. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-745-4711. . Also Apr 6(Waterloo); 9(Cambridge). Saturday April 9 ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. Sinfonia Toronto and Brian Lewis, Violin. McLean: Elements; and works by Glazunov, Beethoven and Mozart. Nurhan Arman, conductor. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. . ●●7:30: Guelph Chamber Choir. Virtuoso Baroque. Handel: Dixit Dominus; Vivaldi: Gloria; Mondonville: Dominus regnavit. Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Janice Coles, mezzo; Carolynne Davy, mezzo; Chris Fischer and Lanny Fleming, tenors; and others; Musica Viva Ensemble; Gerald Neufeld, conductor. St. George’s Anglican Church (Guelph), 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000 or 1-877-520-2408. ; (st/under 30); (eyeGO/under 14). On period instruments. ●●7:30: McMaster School of the Arts. Ensemble Concerts Series. McMaster University Choir. Central Presbyterian Church (Hamilton), 165 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x27671. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Ensemble Made In Canada II. Piano quartets of Beethoven and Schumann; John Burge: Duo for violin and cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Becoming Baroque. Fasch: Concerto in d; Handel: Concerto Grosso in e Op.6 No.3; Corelli: Concerto Grosso in B-flat Op.6 No.11; Rebel: Les élémens, simphonie nouvelle; Rameau: Suites Nos.1 and 2 from Dardanus. Allene Chomyn, curator; guest: Jeanne Lamon, director. Central Presbyterian Church (Cambridge), 7 Queens Sq., Cambridge. 519-745-4711. . Also Apr 6(Waterloo); 8(Guelph). Sunday April 10 ●●1:30: University of Guelph College of Arts. Contemporary Music Concert. University of Guelph Contemporary Music Ensemble; Joe Sorbara, conductor. Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. cover charge at the door. ●●2:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Minsoo Sohn, Piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations; Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Handel. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (faculty/staff); .50(st). AT QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON ON MINSOO SOHN BACH GOLDBERG VARIATIONS Sunday, April 10 at 2:30 PM theisabel.ca ●●4:00: Spiritus Ensemble. Easter in Leipzig. Bach: Cantata 66 Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen; Cantata 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden; Cantata 6 Bleib bei mir (opening chorus). Jennifer Enns Modolo, Bud Roach and David Roth, solos; Kenneth Hull, conductor. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 519-579-8335. –. ●●7:00: NUMUS. Mix Series: Emerging Curators. Original work by winner of NUMUS’s first annual Student Curator Contest for postsecondary students. Kathryn Ladano, artistic director. Block3 Brewery, 1430-2 King St. N., St. Jacobs. 519-664-1001. ; (sr/arts workers); (st). Wednesday April 13 ●●2:30: Seniors’ Serenade. Contrasts. Handel: Sonata in b; Doppler: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise; Bartók: Suite Paysane Hongroise; Barber: Canzone; Briccialdi: Il Carnevale di Venezia. Allan Pulker, flute; Pegah Yazdani, piano. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: tea and goodies, . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Jerzy Kaplanek, Violin; Francine Kay, Piano. Ravel: Sonata for violin and piano; Messiaen: Theme and Variations for violin and piano; Schumann: Piano Quartet. Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Francine Kay, piano; Christine Vlajk, viola; Kaitie Schlaikjer, cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Thursday April 14 ●●7:30: Songwriters Circle. Dave Gunning: CD Release - Lift. Guests: Sean McCann, The Laws, and Paul Langille. Canada Southern Railway Station, 750 Talbot St., St. Thomas. 519-719-6885. . Friday April 15 ●●7:00: Road to Kingsville Folk Festival Concerts. Dave Gunning: CD Release - Lift. Bank Theatre, 10 Erie St. S., Leamington. 1-800- 838-3006. . ●●7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. 519-473-2099. /(adv). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. The von Trapps. Edelweiss; Dream a Little Dream of Me; other works. Melanie von Trapp; Amanda von Trapp; August von Trapp; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711. and up. Also Apr 16. Collectif9 WED, MAY 4 @ 7:30PM | CAIRNS RECITAL HALL Montreal's renowned nine-piece string ensemble presents classical music with rock-style charisma FirstOntarioPAC.ca Box Office: 905-688-0722 thewholenote.com April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 55

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