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Volume 22 Issue 7 - April 2017

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In this issue: Our podcast ramps up with interviews in March with fight director Jenny Parr, countertenor Daniel Taylor, and baritone Russell Braun; two views of composer John Beckwith at 90; how music’s connection to memory can assist with the care of patients with Alzheimer’s; musical celebrations in film and jazz, at National Canadian Film Day and Jazz Day; and a preview of Louis Riel, which opens this month at the COC. These and other stories, in our April 2017 issue of the magazine!

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●●3:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Choral Passiontide Devotion. A vocal and instrumental expression of faith for Holy Week and Easter. Works by Rheinberger and Mendelssohn. Yorkminster Park Choir; William Maddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922- 1167. Free. ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Bach: Keeping It in the Family. See Apr 5. ●●4:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Cantata for Passiontide. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: The Atonement. Nathaniel Dett Chorale; All Saints Kingsway Church Choir; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill offering. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Mike Hurley Duo. 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:30: North York Concert Orchestra/ Bravo Academy. Kids on Broadway Family Concert. Rafael Luz, conductor. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-628-9195. ; (sr); (st). Also 2:00. A. Concerts in the GTA ADI BR AUN berlin, berlin APRIL 9, 7PM THE JAZZ BISTRO 251 VICTORIA ST. 416 363 5299 ●●7:00: Adi Braun. Berlin, Berlin. Berlin cabaret music. Cabarazz CD sneak peak; songs by Weill, Hollaender, Spoliansky, Braun and others. Tom King, piano; Pat Collins, bass; SACRED MUSIC FOR A SACRED SPACE Take a moment for calm and reflection and immerse yourself in contemplative music surrounded by the beauty of St. Paul’s Basilica. Enjoy the powerful experience of music floating down from the loft—Sanders’ Reproaches, Allegri’s stunning Miserere and Pärt’s A Deer’s Cry. After intermission, works by Lotti, Willan, Elgar and Mendelssohn complete the evening. Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 pm Good Friday, April 14 at 7:30 pm St. Paul’s Basilica – 83 Power Street Tickets & , & seniors VoxTix for patrons 30 and under tmchoir.org New This Year Seat selection and printat-home tickets available through RCM Tickets. Purchase online or call 416.408.0208. Photo by Brian Summers Daniel Barnes, drums. Guests: Tony Quarrington, guitar, banjo; Juan Gabriel Olivares, clarinet. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. (cover). Reservations recommended. ●●7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. Brockes Passion. Handel: Brockes Passion; other works by Bach and Handel; congregational hymns. Choir and soloists of Knox Presbyterian Church; strings and organ; Roger Bergs, conductor. 630 Spadina Ave. 416-921-8993. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto. High Flight. Lydia Adams, conductor; Shawn Grenke, conductor and pianist; guest: Dr. Roberta Bondar. Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-446-0188. ; (sr); (under 30); (st). ●●7:30: Gallery 345. Jazz at Gallery 345: CD Release Root Structure. Mike Downes, bass; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Robi Botos, piano; Larnell Lewis, drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822- 9781. ; (st). LARK ENSEMBLE with ERICA GOODMAN, harp APRIL 9, 7:30pm CORKIN GALLERY, DISTILLERY DISTRICT ●●7:30: LARK Ensemble. April in Paris. Saint- Saëns: Sonata for violin and harp; Tournier: Quintet for flute, harp and strings; Ravel: Sonata for violin and cello; Ropartz: Quintet for flute, harp and strings. Leslie Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello. Guest: Erica Goodman, harp. Corkin Gallery, 7 Tank House Ln. 416-979-1980. ; (st). Refreshments included. Monday April 10 ●●8:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. Baroque Music by Candlelight for Holy Week. A period ensemble led by Larry Beckwith performs in a historic setting. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. PWYC. Tuesday April 11 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: The Beauty of Brass. Works by Poulenc, Salonen, Turrin and Mac- Dougall. COC Orchestra brass (Robert Weymouth, trumpet; Mikhailo Babiak, horn; Charles Benaroya, trombone); Rachel Kerr, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Annerin Productions. A Night with Sinatra and Friends. Come Fly with Me; My Way; Strangers in the Night; New York, New York; and others. Rick Michel, impressionist. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. .50-.50. ●●7:30: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds. 59 Minute Soirée. A variety of lighter music, conversation with the musicians, refreshments and open rehearsal. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-742-4237. PWYC; suggested. Free parking; wheelchair accessible. ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Russian National Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. - . Also Apr 12 and 13. Wednesday April 12 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Recital Series. Simon Walker, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill offering. ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Moving Mountains. Contemporary acoustic jazz. Mike Downes Trio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●7:00: Friends In Concert Against Brain Tumours. Benefit Concert. Choral and instrumental works by Barber, Debussy, Gershwin, Mozart, and others. Victoria College Chapel, 73 Queen’s Park Cr. E. (416) 820-3711. Freewill donation. Proceeds to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT BATASHOEMUSEUM.CA APRIL 12 ●●7:30: Bata Shoe Museum. Quartetto Gelato. 327 Bloor St. W. 416-979-7799 x445. . Includes aperitivo. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert. Fellows from Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at Glenn Gould School. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 40 | April 1, 2017 - May 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Sacred Music for a Sacred Space. A concert of contemplative music. Allegri: Miserere; works by Pärt, Lotti, Lucaszewski, Mendelssohn and Willan. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Noel Edison, conductor. St. Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power St. 416-598-0422. -; (sr); (under 31). Also Apr 14. ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Russian National Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. - . Also Apr 11 and 13. ●●8:00: Massey Hall. Tinarimen with Dengue Fever. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra Liszt Piano Concerto 2 Apr 12 & 13 Lucas Debargue, piano TSO.CA ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Liszt: Piano Concerto 2. Simon Cole: Dark Forest: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th (TSO premiere); Christos Hatzis: The Isle Is Full of Noises; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2; Brahms: Symphony No.3. Lucas Debargue, piano; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Apr 13(2:00). Thursday April 13 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Red River Special. Traditional and contemporary styles of Métis dance and music. V’ni Dansi’s Louis Riel Métis Dancers. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Liszt: Piano Concerto 2. Marc Bélanger: Wink from Drummondville to Toronto: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th (TSO premiere); Christos Hatzis: The Isle Is Full of Noises; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2; Brahms: Symphony No.3. Lucas Debargue, piano; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. From .75. Also Apr 12(8:00). ●●6:30: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Maundy Thursday: Paschal Supper and Gethsemane Vigil. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416- 769-5224. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●7:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Holy Week and Easter. Schütz: Johannes-Passion (excerpts); Handel: Messiah (excerpts); Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate. St. Anne’s Chamber Orchestra. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536- 3160. Religious service. Freewill offering. Les Violons du Roy with Philippe Jaroussky THURS., APR. 13, 8PM KOERNER HALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 WWW.PERFORMANCE.RCMUSIC.CA ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Chamber Music Concert: Les Violons du Roy with Philippe Jaroussky. Works by Handel, Bach, Fux and Graun. Les Violons du Roy; Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor; Mathieu Lussier, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Russian National Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. - . Also Apr 11 and 12. ●●9:00: Michael Murphy. Don’t Tell Oscar. Music with rock influence by composers including Oscar Bettison, Harry Stafalakis, David Lang and others. Alumni of the UofT Contemporary Music Ensemble; VC2 (Cello Duo) and others. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. 416-666-8168. or PWYC; Free(UofT music students). Friday April 14 ●●10:00am: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Good Friday: The Way of the Cross. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●10:30am: Lawrence Park Community Church. Requiem. Fauré. Kimberley Briggs, soprano; Alastair Smyth, baritone; instrumental ensemble; Lawrence Park Community Church Choir; Mark Toews, conductor. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. Freewill offering. ●●10:30am: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Holy Week and Easter. Schütz: Johannes-Passion (excerpts); Handel: Messiah (excerpts); Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate. St. Anne’s Chamber Orchestra. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Religious service. Freewill offering. GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY April 14 at 11am Rheinberger: Stabat Mater Sanders: The Reproaches Humbercrest United Church 16 Baby Point Road, Toronto humbercrest.ca ●●11:00am: Humbercrest United Church. Good Friday Liturgy. Rheinberger: Stabat Mater for Strings and Organ; Sanders: The Reproaches (a cappella). Melvin J. Hurst, music director. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767- 6122. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●12:00 noon: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Good Friday: Solemn Liturgy and Eucharist. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:00: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Good Friday Concert: Music and Readings for a Most Holy Day. Anne Lindsay, Celtic violin; Sharlene Wallace, Celtic harp; Lark Popov, piano; Stephen Boda, organ; Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Choir; The Hedgerow Singers; Colleen Burns, narrator; Rev. Dr. Peter Holmes, narrator. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. Religious service. ●●7:00: New Apostolic Church (Rexdale). Reflections on His Passion, Sacrifice, and Glory. NAChorale and the African, Caribbean and Children’s Choirs of the New Apostolic Church. 6484 Finch Ave. W. 1-888-622-7828. Free. Light Refreshments. Wheelchair accessible. Donations to The Albion Boys and Girls Club. ●●7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Eternal Light: Music for Good Friday. Goodall: The Lord Is My Shepherd; Eternal Light, A Requiem and works by Monteverdi, Daley, Martin, Sirett, and others. Metropolitan Festival Choir, instrumentalists and soloists. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416- 363-0331 x26. ; (18 and under). ●●7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. Mozart’s Requiem and more. Mozart: Requiem, Salieri: Coronation Te Deum; monologues from the NiNe SparrowS artS FouNdatioN presents The Good Friday ConCerT Music and Readings for a Most Holy Day Friday, april 14, 2017, 4pm Special GueStS Anne Lindsay, Celtic violin sharlene Wallace, Celtic harp Featuring: Lark popov, piano stephen Boda, organ the YpBC choir William Maddox, conductor the Hedgerow singers eric robertson, conductor Colleen Burns rev. Dr. peter Holmes narrators yorkminSter park BaptiSt church 1585 Yonge street | 416-922-1167 | ADMISSION FREE thewholenote.com April 1, 2017 - May 7, 2017 | 41

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