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Volume 22 Issue 9 - Summer 2017

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CBC Radio's Lost Horizon; Pinocchio as Po-Mo Operatic Poster Boy; Meet the Curators (Crow, Bernstein, Ridge); a Global Music Orchestra is born; and festivals, festivals, festivals in our 13th annual summer music Green Pages. All this and more in our three-month June-through August summer special issue, now available in flipthrough HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday June 1.

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of first Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Viola d’Amore Workshop; Thomas Georgi, music director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Free; donations appreciated. Tuesday June 6 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Christopher Burton, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Matthew Whitfield. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2017: Dorjee Tsering and So Long Seven. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416- 588-0307. /(adv). ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The Great Gatsby Gala. Alyssa Di Marco, soprano; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416- 923-1171. . ●●8:00: Resa’s Pieces. Concert Band Gala. Concert band music from classical to pop. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-765-1818. . A. Concerts in the GTA FROM JOHANNES TO IRON JOHN ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Capathia Jenkins, Montego Glover and Sy Smith, vocalists; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-1285. .50-7. Also Jun 7(2:00 and 8:00). Wednesday June 7 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Recital Series. Andrew Adair, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769- 5224. Freewill donation. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Organ Recital. John Palmer, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Clement Carelse, Organ. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239- 8850. Free. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Capathia Jenkins, Montego Glover and Sy Smith, vocalists; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-1285. .50-7. Also Jun 6(8:00), 7(8:00). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. Also Jun 8, 9, 10(all 7:30); Jun 8, 10(all 2:00). THE ASSOCIATES OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Monday, June 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Joseph Haydn Piano Trio in A Major, Hob. XV: 18 Raymond Luedeke Three Episodes from Iron John for piano trio Astor Piazzolla Invierno Porteño Johannes Brahms Piano Trio No.1 in B major, Op.8 Tickets $22, Seniors & Students Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor St. W. Box Office: 416-282-6636 www.associates-tso.org ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Robert Silverman. Works by Beethoven and Chopin. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . In support of StandWithUs Canada. ●●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2017: Three Generations of Conga Players Featuring the Legendary Candido. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). ●●8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Annual Spring Concert. Harriet Wichin, conductor; Asher Farber, piano; guest conductors: Mark Ramsay and Briony Glassco. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. . Also Jun 8. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Capathia Jenkins, vocalist; Montego Glover, vocalist; Sy Smith, vocalist; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-1285. .50-7. Also June 6(8:00); 7(2:00). Thursday June 8 ●●1:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Orchestras and Choirs. Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins, music directors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Free; donations appreciated. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. Also Jun 8, 9, 10(all 7:30); Jun 10(2:00). ●●7:00: Brampton Folk Club. Home, Love and Peace. Mark Yan, Barry Mulcahy, Joanne Hodgson, Sally Campbell. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington St. E., Brampton. 905-791-4055. Free with museum admission. ●●7:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2017: Ed Cherry Trio. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. Also Jun 9, 10(all 7:30); Jun 10(2:00). ●●8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Annual Spring Concert. Harriet Wichin, conductor; Asher Farber, piano; Mark Ramsay and Briony Glassco, guest conductors. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. . Also Jun 7. ●●8:00: Off Centre Music Salon DÉRANGÉ/ The Music Gallery. #I’MWITHHER. Robin Dann; Lucy Dhegrae, mezzo; Lara Dodds- Eden, piano; Rebecca Hennessy’s FOG. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-204-1080. ; (sr/st/arts). VENUE CHANGE. ●●8:00: Show One Productions. The Moscow Virtuosi. Mozart: Divertimento No.1 in D, K136; Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C Minor Op.110; Bruch: Kol Nidrei Op.47 for cello and orchestra; Popper: Concert Polonaise Op.14 for cello and orchestra; Gulda: Hymn to Beauty; and other works. Hibla Gerzmava, soprano; Daniella Akta, cello; Vladimir Spivakov, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -5. ●●9:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2017: Mercy Now and Paul Reddick and Quique Escamilla. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). Friday June 9 ●●6:30: Opera by Request. 10th Anniversary Gala Production of Der Rosenkavalier. R. Strauss. Semi-staged with chamber orchestra. Katharine Dain, soprano (The Marschallin); Barbara King, mezzo (Octavian); Uwe Dambruch, bass (Baron Ochs); Danielle Dudycha, soprano (Sophie); and others; Music Moves Kids Choir, Erin Armstrong, conductor; William Shookhoff, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-455-2365. /(adv). 6:00: pre-concert chat with Brahm Goldhamer. Also Jun 10. ●●6:30: Toronto Chamber Players/Pirate Life Toronto. Water Music Series: Concert 1 - VC2: Bryan Holt and Amahl Arulanandam, cellos. Concert aboard a sailing pirate ship. Music by the Foo Fighters, Michael Jackson, and works by Klengel, Romberg and Weinroth-Browne. Pirate Life, 333 Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-828-5647. ; (sr/st/ artsworker). ●●7:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2017: Axel Laugart Tosca and Gerardo Contino y Los Hanbaneros. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. Free(before 8:00); (after 8:00). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. Also Jun 10(2:00, 7:30). ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. John Sheard Presents Russell deCarle. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Saskatchewan Art Songs. Works by Raum, Ursan, McIntyre and Schudel. Andrea Ludwig, soprano; Michael Angell, piano; Patricio Gonzalez, mixed media artist. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Univox Choir/Soulo Theatre. The Choir Project. Music with short theatre performances. Dallas Bergen, conductor. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 52 | June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

416-924-9654. /(adv); (sr/st). Also Jun 10. Saturday June 10 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. Also 7:30. ●●3:00: Blythwood Winds. Voices of Canadian Women. Höstman: Float; Beecroft: Images; Catlin-Smith: Hemstitch; Raum: King Lear Fantasy; Richardson-Schulte: Emerge; and other works. Tim Crouch, flute; Elizabeth Eccleston, oboe; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Kevin Harris, bassoon; Curtis Vander Hyden, horn. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647- 567-7906. /(adv). ●●3:00: Singing Out. Canada: It’s in Our Nature! Toronto’s LGBTQ+ community chorus celebrates 25th anniversary. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W. 416-585-4498. /(adv); (st). Also 7:30. ●●3:30: Young Voices Toronto. From Sea to Sea and Beyond: A 30th Anniversary Concert. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-762-0657. -. ●●6:30: Opera by Request. 10th Anniversary Gala Production of Der Rosenkavalier. R. Strauss. Semi-staged with chamber orchestra; Katharine Dain, soprano (The Marschallin); Barbara King, mezzo (Octavian); Uwe Dambruch, bass (Baron Ochs); Danielle Dudycha, soprano (Sophie); and others; Music Moves Kids Choir, Erin Armstrong, conductor; William Shookhoff, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-455-2365. /(adv). 6:00: pre-concert chat with Brahm Goldhamer. Also Jun 9. ●●7:30: Chorus York. Canadian Treasures. Canadian choral treasures. Stephane Potvin, artistic director; Christina Faye, accompaniment. St. Matthew’s United Church, 333 Crosby Ave., Richmond Hill. 905-884- 7922. ; (sr); (st). Also June 11 (Thornhill, mat). ●●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Love and Light: Celebrating Canada 150 with Pride. Elegy for Orlando (premiere); Mennonite Piano Concerto (Toronto premiere). St. Luke’s United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-762-9257. /(adv). ●●7:30: Libertas Male Choir. Canada: 150 Years. Durham Christian Homes, 200 Glen Hill Dr. S., Whitby. 905-522-0001. ; (10-14); free(under 10). Also Jun 3(Toronto), 7(Ottawa), 8(Kingston), 9(Peterborough). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. See Jun 3. ●●7:30: Resa’s Pieces. Strings Gala. Classical to pop. String orchestra. Crescent School Theatre, 2365 Bayview Ave. 416-765- 1818. . ●●7:30: Singing Out. Canada: It’s in Our Nature! Toronto’s LGBTQ+ community chorus celebrates 25th anniversary. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W. 416-585-4498. /(adv); (st). Also 3:00. ●●7:30: The Bronze Foundation. Panorama: A Large Scale Handbell Musical Landscape. Works for handbell by Sherman, Moklebust, Dobrinski, Joy and others. Toronto’s Auditioned Handbell Choir. Wexford Heights United Church, 2102 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 519-448-3444. . Also Jun 3 (St. George, On). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. CA- NA-DA! Eddington: Dancing about Architecture; also Symphonic Suite from Anne of Green Gables; Theme from Hockey Night in Canada; Main Theme from The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson; Log Driver’s Waltz; and other works. Heather Bambick, singer; Lucas Waldin, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-1285. .50- 7. Also Jun 11(3:00). (Eddington work on Jun 10 only). ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Belleville, Les Petits Nouveaux from Paris to Toronto. Aline Homzy, violin; Andy Mac, Mikko Hildén and Tak Arikushi, guitars. Guests: Denielle Bassels, vocals; and others. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/ st/member). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Gravity Wing. An atmospheric blend of narrative storytelling, Canadiana folk, electronica, science fiction and classical music. Clio Em, novel, soundtrack and performance; Hali Rey, film; Rezan Onen- Lapointe, viola. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822- 9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Simple Symphony. Britten: Simple Symphony; Sinfonietta Op.1; Nielsen: Concerto for clarinet and orchestra. Carmen Gassi, clarinet; Michael Berec, conductor. Cornell Recital BRITTEN AND NIELSEN Hall, 3201 Bur Oak Ave., Markham. 905-604- 8339. . ●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. Nagata Shachu and DRUMHAND Collaboration. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-651-4227. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: TO.U Collective/Music at St. Andrew’s. Chamber Music Recital. Penderecki: Violoncello totale; Palmer: Unidentified Edges; Lachenmann: Pression; Carter: Figment I; Chan Ka Nin: Soulmate; Dutilleux: Trois Strophes sur le nom de Sacher. David Hetherington, cello. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. . ●●8:00: TO.U Collective/Music at St. Andrew’s. TO.U Collective Contemporary Music Series. Lachenmann: Pression; Michael Berec | Carmen Gassi | KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA thewholenote.com June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 | 53

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