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Volume 22 Issue 8 - May 2017

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From science fact in "Integral Man: Music and the Movies," to science fiction in the editor's opener; from World Fiddle Day at the Aga Khan Museum to three Canadians at the Cliburn; from wanting to sashay across the 401 to Chamberfest in Montreal to exploring the Continuum of Jumblies Theatre's 20-year commitment to the Community Play (there's a pun in there somewhere!).

St., Oakville.

St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 888-489-7784. -. Also May 13(8:00). ●●2:00: Peter Margolian and Friends. Chamber Music Concert. Alyabyev: Five Songs for Soprano and Piano; Lyapunov: Sextet for Strings and Piano; Levitin: Little Suite for Percussion and Piano. Irina Medvedeva, soprano; Peter Margolian, piano; Genny Burford and Gina Maenhaut, violins; Senan Whelan, viola; Alan Shantz, cello; Kerry Johnston, double bass; Andrew Bell, marimba; Matt Moore, vibraphone. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 647-980-5475. Free. ●●2:30: Surinder Mundra. Musical Morsels with Afternoon Tea. Works by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Dowland, Purcell, and Mozart. Surinder Mundra, Iris Rodrigues, Anna Kolosowski. St. George’s Church, 77 Randall Dr., Ajax. 905-576-1667. ; (sr/st). Tea reception to follow. ●●3:00: Intrada Brass of Oakville. Strings Attached. Venables: new work for brass and strings. Guest: Dévah Quartet. St. Paul’s United Church (Oakville), 454 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-827-0561. ; (sr/st); free(under 10). ●●3:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Identities: Glorious and Free. Kuzmenko: The Golden Harvest; Estacio: The Houses Stand Not Far Apart. Andriana Chuchman, soprano; James Westman, bass-baritone; Vesnivka Choir (Kvitka Kondracki, artistic director); Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir; Orpheus Concert Orchestra. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-530-4428. -; (st). A. Concerts in the GTA A MIXTURE OF MADNESS The fine line between insanity and revelation Ukrainian 125 th Anniversary Celebration Identities Glorious and Free May 14, 2017 ●●3:30: Toronto Consort. Helen of Troy by Cavalli: Opera in Concert. Kevin Skelton, tenor (Menelaus); Michelle DeBoer, soprano (Helen); Laura Pudwell, mezzo (Hippolyta). Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; $22- (sr); (st/35 and under). Also May 11 and 12 (eves). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. MAY 16 & 17, 2017, 8 PM Ilana Zarankin, soprano | Bruce Kelly, baritone | Andrew Moodie, actor/reader Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West tickets: 416-978-8849 | uofttix.ca www.taliskerplayers.ca ●●4:00: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Faculty Favourites Concert. Mother’s Day celebration with jazz and classical favourites. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243/244. Free; donations welcome at the door. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Tribute to Herbie Hancock. 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●7:30: Tranzac Club. GUH in Concert. 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. PWYC. ●●8:00: Small World Music. 15th Annual Asian Music Series: Kayhan Kalhor and Alireza Ghorbani. Persian music in the “Saz va Avaz” tradition. Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh; Alireza Ghorbani, vocals; Behrouz Jamali, tombak. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-250-3708. .50-5.50. ●●8:30: Yoga Village. Pierre Bensusan. Fingerstyle guitar in DADGAD tuning. Mix of folk, jazz, world and Celtic music. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. 240 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-539- 8727. .50. Monday May 15 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Organ Concert. Hans Uwe Hielscher, organ. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday May 16 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Asher Armstrong, Piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Fitches. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●6:00: Music Gallery/Canadian Music Centre. All In: Creating Safer Spaces For Music. Syrus Marcus Ware; Kira-Lynn Federber. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. Free. VENUE CHANGE. New venue TBD. Call or check website. ●●8:00: Talisker Players. A Mixture of Madness. Selected readings from the letters, diaries and memoirs. Purcell: Mad Songs; Vaughan Williams: Songs of William Blake; Plant: Insomnia; Leigh (arr. Laura Jones): “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha; Ho: The Madness of Queen Charlotte (world premiere); Maxwell Davies: Eight Songs for a Mad King. Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Andrew Moodie, actor/reader; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. ; (sr); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. Also May 17. Wednesday May 17 ●●12:00: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Dawn Always Begins in the Bones. Ana Sokolović. COC Ensemble Studio artists. 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. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Organ Recital. Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: Jumblies. Touching Ground Festival. What Was My Backyard? Britta Johnson, composer and librettist; Beth Helmers, stage director; Shifra Cooper, musical director; Mark Blouin, clarinet; Johnny Spence, keyboards; Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk, Métis fiddle. The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Blvd. 647-209-9988. Free. Also May 27(2:00 - Cedar Ridge Creative Centre). ●●7:30: Opus 8. H2O. Phantasmagoria of all presents ... H2O 17th May, 7.30pm Trinity College Chapel free entry T H E T O R O N T O C H O R A L S O C I E T Y P R E S E N T S Songs of Celebration! Great music from Great Britain Wed. May 17 at 7:30 PM Eastminster United Church 310 Danforth Ave Program includes: Handel’s Coronation Anthems Advance Tickets TorontoChoralSociety.org 44 | May 1, 2017 - June 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

things aquatic, shipwrecked and watery. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416- 821-7286. Free. Reception following. ●●7:30: Mike Angell Presents. Grieg: A Recital. Grieg: Adagio from the Concerto Op.16 for piano and organ; Sonata Op.8 for alto saxophone and piano; Norwegian Dances for piano duet; Improvisation and Lyric Pieces for solo piano; Ballade Op.24. Brenda Berger, voice; Susan Cook, alto saxophone; Mike Angell, piano; Konrad Harley, organ. St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 361 Danforth Ave. 403-970-4940. /(adv). ●●7:30: Toronto Choral Society. Songs of Celebration. Talisker Players; William O’Meara, organ; Geoffery Butler, conductor. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509. /(adv). ●●8:00: Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan. In Concert: Double CD Release. Arrangements of Indonesian popular songs and Translating Grace, for gamelan, voice, cello, organ, bass clarinet, and film. Blair Mackay, Bill Parsons, Andrew Timar, Mark Duggan, Graham Hargrove; and others. Guests: Parmela Attariwala, Jennifer Moore, Maryem Tollar, Erik Ross, Andrew Downing, and Bob Stevenson. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 450-807-1179. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Talisker Players. A Mixture of Madness. Selected readings from the letters, diaries and memoirs. Purcell: Mad Songs; Vaughan Williams: Songs of William Blake; Plant: Insomnia; Leigh (arr. Laura Jones): “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha; Ho: The Madness of Queen Charlotte (world premiere); Maxwell Davies: Eight Songs for a Mad King. Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Andrew Moodie, actor/reader; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. ; (sr); (st). 7:15: Preconcert chat. Also May 16. Thursday May 18 ●●12:00: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Les Adieux - Die schöne Müllerin. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin. Charles Sy, tenor; Hyejin Kwon, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca. See May 4. Also May 19, 20(4:30). ●●8:00: Corktown Chamber Orchestra. THE ONTARIO POPS Carlos Bastidas, conductor HARRY POTTER & THE MAGIC OF MUSIC Friday May 19, 8pm Tickets: (children under 12 free with paying adult) Buy online or at the door. www.ontariopops.com Etobicoke Collegiate Institute 86 Montgomery Rd, Toronto Brahmsapalooza! Brahms: Symphony No.1; Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello; Haydn: Overture to L’isola disabitata. Adrianna Lee, violin; Karen Henderson, cello; Paul McCulloch, conductor. Little Trinity Anglican Church, 425 King St. E. 647-528-7159. . Friday May 19 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.9 Op.47. Katie Ho, violin; Melody Chan, piano. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●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 Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631- 4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●6:00: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Supertonic. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. 416- 694-6900. PWYC ( suggested). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca. See May 4. Also May 20(4:30). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Trio Corventano. Weber: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano; Gaubert: Par un clair matin; Soir d’automne; Serenade; Martinů: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano. Dakota Martin, flute; Phil Chiu, piano, Thomas Beard, cello. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . ●●8:00: Ontario Pops Orchestra. Harry Potter and the Magic of Music. Beethoven: Ode to Joy; Holst: Jupiter from The Planets; Mancini: Pink Panther; Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture; Williams: Dry Your Tears, Africa; and music from the Harry Potter films. Etobicoke Collegiate Institute Choir; Etobicoke Youth Choir; Ave Choir of Toronto; Carlos Bastidas, conductor. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke. 416-543-9891. ; free(under 12). Saturday May 20 ●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Tosca. See May 4. ●●6:00: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Hampton Avenue 4 and Ault Sisters. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. 416-694-6900. PWYC ( suggested). Also 8:30. ●●7:00: Aga Khan Museum. World Fiddle Day Concert. Khousha Nakhaei, kamancheh; Amely Zhou, erhu; and others. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. . ●●7:00: St. Francis Centre for the Arts. Ron Korb - Asia Beauty. In Celebration of Asian Heritage Month. Ancient China; Forbidden Love; Hanoi Cafe; Shadow Puppets; Journey Home. Ron Korb, flutes and Asian bamboo woodwinds; Xiaoqiu Lin, erhu; Bill Evans, piano and acoustic bass; Larry Crowe, drums and percussion. 78 Church St. S., Ajax. 905- 619-2529 x2787. . ●●7:30: Koichi Inoue. Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Jennifer Tran, saxophone; Luke Welch, piano. St. Paul’s United Church, 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450- 9220. PWYC. ●●8:00: Canadian Music Centre. Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche/Mike Smith Company at the Drake Hotel. Afro-kraut trance rock and experimental jazz. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. 416-961-6601 x202. /(adv). ●●8:00: Gallery 345/Austrian Consulate to Canada. The Art of the Piano: David Six. Six: Between the Stations. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . ●●8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. A Night at the Movies. Shore: Lord of the Rings; Knopfler: Princess Bride; Williams: Schindler’s List; Rota: The Godfather. Jean-Michel Malouf, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-238- 0015. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Brahms and Sibelius. Brahms: Tragic Overture; Piano Concerto No.2; Sibelius: Symphony No.5. Younggun Kim, piano; Alexa Petrenko, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -; (sr); (youth). 7:15: pre-concert recital and discussion. ●●8:15: Gordon Murray Presents. Baroque to Blues #5. Songs by G. Murray. Gordon Murray, voice and piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. ●●8:30: Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Hampton Avenue 4 and Ault Sisters. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. 416-694-6900. PWYC ( suggested). Also 6:00. Sunday May 21 ●●2:00: St. Barnabas Anglican Church. Piano Recital with Luke Welch. Works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Morawetz and Schumann. 361 Danforth Ave. 416-463-1344. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:00: Jewish Music Week in Toronto. Rocky Mountain Jewgrass. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-508-0307. /(adv). Monday May 22 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Jason Wilson and the Perennials. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. ●●8:00: Jewish Music Week in Toronto. Sky in the City: Amy Sky. Mark Lalama, keyboard and accordion; Jamie Oakes, guitar. Zoomer Hall, 79 Jefferson Ave. 416-544-0740. -. Tuesday May 23 ●●12:00: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Young Artists Spotlight. Winners of The Glenn Gould Chamber Music Competition. 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. thewholenote.com May 1, 2017 - June 7, 2017 | 45

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