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Volume 24 Issue 7 - April 2019

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Arraymusic, the Music Gallery and Native Women in the Arts join for a mini-festival celebrating the work of composer, performer and installation artist Raven Chacon; Music and Health looks at the role of Healing Arts Ontario in supporting concerts in care facilities; Kingston-based composer Marjan Mozetich's life and work are celebrated in film; "Forest Bathing" recontextualizes Schumann, Shostakovich and Hindemith; in Judy Loman's hands, the harp can sing; Mahler's Resurrection bursts the bounds of symphonic form; Ed Bickert, guitar master remembered. All this and more in our April issue, now online in flip-through here, and on stands commencing Friday March 29.

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cello. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818 or . ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kopernikus. See Apr 4. Also Apr 13. ●●8:00: Arraymusic/The Music Gallery/ Native Women In The Arts. Raven Chacon Mini-Festival. Works by Chacon (including a world premiere). The Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. Night 1, 2: /(adv); (members); Night 3: /(adv); (members); (Festival pass). 7:30: doors open. Mini-festival runs Apr 12-14. ●●8:00: Korean Traditional Music Association of Canada. Haneum. John Lee; Roa Hyunyoung Lee, music director; SamulNori Canada; and Haneum. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 647-268-7070. ; (st). ●●10:00: Nick Maclean Quartet. Nick Maclean Quartet with Brownman Ali. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Tyler Goertzen, drums. Diese Onze, 4115 rue St. Denis A, Montreal. 514-223-3543. cover at the door. Also Apr 5(Kitchener); 6(Trenton); 14(Toronto). Saturday April 13 ●●10:00am: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Young People’s Mini-Concert: Vernon’s Time Machine. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-844-6920 or Free. Spaces limited. Also 11am. ●●11:00am: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Young People’s Mini-Concert: Vernon’s Time Machine. See 10am. ●●4:30: Opera Atelier. Idomeneo. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Giambattista Varesco. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano (Elettra); Colin Ainsworth, tenor (Idomeneo); Wallis Giunta, mezzo (Idamante); Meghan Lindsay, soprano (Ilia); Olivier Laquerre, baritone (Arbace); Artists of Atelier Ballet; Choir of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum; Chorus of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music (Daniel Taylor, chorus master); Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-703- 3767 x222. From . Also Apr 4, 6, 7, 12(all 7:30pm). ●●7:30: Living Arts Centre. Sandra Shamas (The Big “What Now?”) See Apr 3. Also Apr 14(2pm). ●●7:30: Monday Morning Singers. A. Concerts in the GTA Cathedral Bluffs SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Norman Reintamm Artistic Director/Principal Conductor Chiaroscuro. Christos Hatzis: Agnus Dei; and works by Bach, Byrd, Copland, Imant Raminsh, Ruth Watson Henderson, and Mark Sirett. Uxbridge Chamber Choir (Thomas Baker and Jeff Reilly, directors); Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet; Christos Hatzis, electronics; Beverley Johnston, percussion; Dorothy Rice, accompanist; Anne Mizen, director (Monday Morning Singers). St. Paul’s Anglican Church (Uxbridge), 59 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge. ; free(under 12). ●●7:30: Oakville Choral. A Royal Celebration. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Handel: Coronation Anthems. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 289-351-1574. /(adv); (st); free(child 12 and under). Also Apr 14(3pm Chartwell Baptist). ●●7:30: Porgiamor Chamber Concerts/College Street United. #SoloMessiahProject. Handel: Messiah (complete solo arias & recitatives). Y.C. Lee, tenor; Antonia De Wolfe, piano. Guests: Lilac Caña, soprano; Austin Larusson, baritone; Alto soloist TBA. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-929-3019. . Benefit for the homeless, community meals programs and outreach programs at CSU. ●●7:30: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Silent Voices. Works by Kuzmenko, Abu-Khader, Janmohamed, Debussy, and others. Toronto Children’s Chorus Main Choir. Church of the Silent Voices Saturday, April 13 | 7:30PM Church of the Redeemer Tickets: Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (st/sr); (child). ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Kopernikus. See Apr 4. ●●8:00: Alliance Française Toronto. Stephane Wrembel Band: The Django Experiment. Spadina Theatre, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. /(adv); (sr/ st); (adv sr/st); (members)/(adv members). ●●8:00: Arraymusic/The Music Gallery/ Native Women In The Arts. Raven Chacon Mini-Festival. Chacon: For Zitkála-Šá (world premiere). Suzanne Kite, Laura Ortman, Carmina Escobar and Cheryl L’Hirondelle. The Music Gallery, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204- 1080. Night 1, 2: /(adv); (members); Night 3: /(adv); (members); (Festival pass). 7:30pm: doors open. Minifestival runs Apr 12-14. ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Magic and Loss: A Tribute to Lou Reed. Shakura S’Aida, vocalist; Sarah Slean, vocalist; Tom Wilson, guitar; Andrew Burashko, piano; George Koller, double bass; and more. Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. 416-973-4000. -; (st/under 30). ●●8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Romantica. Johann Strauss II: Overture to Die Fledermaus; Sibelius: Finlandia; Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Brahms: Symphony No.1. Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, Romantica Sibelius - “Finlandia” Strauss - “Die Fledermaus” Brahms - “Symphony #1” Oliver Balaburski, conductor Saturday April 13, 8:00 PM 26 Delisle Ave. 647-238-0015 or ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Annual Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction. Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March Nos.1 & 2; Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No.2; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D (mvt.1); Parry: Jerusalem. Diane Kim, violin; Artem Kopylov, piano; Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566 or /(adv). Silent auction at 7pm. ●●8:00: Rose Theatre. Amjad Ali Khan, with Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or -. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Yuja Wang and Gautier Capuçon. Chopin: Cello Sonata in g Op.65; Franck: Sonata in A for cello and piano; Chopin: Polonaise brillante in C Op.3. Yuja Wang, piano; Gautier Capuçon, cello. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -120. SOLD OUT. ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. Dang Show. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. . SOLD OUT. ●●8:00: The Meeting House Oakville. The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot in Concert. 2700 Bristol Cir., Oakville. 905-287-7000. -0. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Eroica Symphony. Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1; Beethoven: Symphony No.3 “Eroica”. Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Louis Langrée, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Also Apr 10, 12. Sunday April 14 ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles Kids Concert Series: New Orford String Quartet. All-Beethoven program. Jonathan Crow, violin; Andrew Wan, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Brian Manker, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. . ●●2:00: Canadian Music Competitions. Symphony of Spring. Piano, violin, voice, and Appleby College Orchestra. Appleby College - Willis Hall, 540 Lakeshore Road W., Oakville. 905-845-4681, x0 or cmcgta@gmail. com. Free. Donations welcome. Reception to follow. ●●2:00: Living Arts Centre. Sandra Shamas Saturday April 13, 2019 8 pm ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CONCERT & SILENT AUCTION ELGAR Pomp and Circumstance Marches 1 & 2 PARRY Jerusalem SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 2 with piano soloist Artem Kopylov TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, 1st mvt. with violin soloist Diane Kim Silent Auction opens at 7 pm. Join us for the Annual Fundraising Concert & Silent Auction. Enjoy an evening of great music and the chance to bid on an amazing selection of silent auction items! TICKETS: at the door / in advance ORDER ONLINE PHONE 416.879.5566 P.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Ave East (1 block east of Markham Rd), Scarborough) 46 | April 1 – May 7, 2019

(The Big “What Now?”). See Apr 3. ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Monica & Judy. Works by R. Strauss, Mahler, Ravel, and folksongs from North America and the British Isles. Monica Whicher, soprano; Judy Loman, harp. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. . ●●2:00: Tafelmusik. Strangers in Strange Lands: Close Encounters Chamber Series. Exploration of galant music. Marco Cera, oboe; Julia Wedman, violin; Patrick G. Jordan, viola; Allen Whear, cello; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord. Temerty Theatre, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. . Also April 10(at Church of the Holy Trinity). ●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. North Atlantic Drift. Don MacDonald, fiddle; Brian Taheny, guitar; Ross Griffiths, pipes; James Gourlay, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -. ●●3:00: Oakville Choral. A Royal Celebration. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Handel: “ And none will hear the postman’s knock without a quickening of the heart.” — W. H. Auden To The Letter: An Epistolary Celebration APRIL 14, 2019 3:00 pm Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor Street West To order tickets or subscriptions, please call 416.466.6323 or visit OFFCENTRE MUSIC.COM Coronation Anthems. Chartwell Baptist Church, 228 Chartwell Rd., Oakville. 289- 351-1574. /(adv); (st); free(child 12 and under). Also Apr 13(7:30pm Christian Reformed). ●●3:00: Off Centre Music Salon. To the Letter: An Epistolary Celebration. Works by Chopin, Brahms, Debussy, Mozart. Allison Angelo, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Ernesto Ramirez, tenor; Giles Tomkins, baritone; Kathryn Tremills, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-6323. ; (sr); (young adult); (child). ●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Watershed: A Symphonic Exploration of Earth’s Waters. Donkin: Canoe Legends; Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau); Lyadov: The Enchanted Lake; Ellington (arr. Collier): The River Suite. Unity, voice and drums; Michael Newnham, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (under 30). ●●3:00: St. Paul’s Bloor Street Anglican Church. Organ Concert. Sarah Svendsen, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free. 2018–2019 CONCERT SERIES Triumph of the Spirit SUNDAY, APRIL 14 TH AT 4 P.M. ESG CHOIR & CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Featuring Howard Goodall’s Requiem: Eternal Light and Srul Irving Glick’s Triumph of the Spirit SHAWN GRENKE, CONDUCTOR KRISTA RHODES, PIANO ANDREW ADAIR, ORGAN ADULTS ; STUDENTS 35 LYTTON BLVD. TORONTO 416.481.1141 Music at St. Thomas’s Church 383 Huron Street Matthew Whitfield Director of Music April 14 at 7 p.m. Palm Sunday St. Mark Passion by Charles Wood followed by Way of the Cross April 15 at 8 p.m. Baroque Music by Candlelight Larry Beckwith leads an ensemble of singers and period instruments Choral Services of Holy Week & Easter See details at ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. New Orford String Quartet: All-Beethoven Program. String Quartet No.10 in E-flat Op.74 “Harp”; String Quartet No.4 in c Op.18 No.4; String Quartet No.14 in c-sharp Op.131. Jonathan Crow, violin; Andrew Wan, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Brian Manker, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). The St Peter & St Simon’s Choir presents John Stainer’s The Crucifixion PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 4:00pm ●●4:00: Church of St. Peter and St. Simonthe-Apostle. Stainer: The Crucifixion. Choir of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle; Robin Davis, conductor. 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923- 8714. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church. Triumph of the Spirit. Goodall: Requiem - Eternal Light; Glick: Triumph of the Spirit. Eglinton St. George’s United Church Choir and Chamber Orchestra; Krista Rhodes, piano; Andrew Adair, organ; Shawn Grenke, conductor. 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 or ; (st). ●●4:00: Victoria Scholars. Tenebrae. John Edward Ronan: Tenebrae Responsories. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-761-7776. Free. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Rob Piltch, guitar; Neil Swainson, bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. A Choral Passiontide Devotion. Music by Willan, Sowerby, Oldroyd, Goss, Duruflé, and others. Choir of Yorkminister Park Baptist Church; William Maddox, organ/director. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Goodwill offering. All welcome. ●●7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Dakha- Brakha. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●7:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. Palm Sunday. Charles Wood: St. Mark Passion. Matthew Whitfield, music director. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. Free. Religious service. Followed by Way of the Cross. ●●7:30: Lark Ensemble. Exuberance: Roberta Janzen in Recital. Bach: Cello Suite No.3 in C; Kodály: Sonata in b for solo cello Op.8; Ravel: String Quartet in F. Corkin Gallery, 7 Tank House Ln. 647-869-2559 or April 1 – May 7, 2019 | 47

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