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Volume 4 Issue 6 - March 1999

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Featuring Hampton

Featuring Hampton Avenue: An 8 member jazz enSemble singing gorgeous harmony and complex arrangements of jazz standards and original songs - smooth, sophisticated - sensational ! Lachan JewiSh Chamber Choir: 20 voices Performing the joyous and rich songs of Jewish music - Renaissance to contemporary works -feel the depth of history through this dynamic ensemble. THE PASSION ACCORDING TO ST. JOHN by Johann Sebastian Bach METROPOLITAN FESTIVAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA. Patricia Wright, conductor LaJeunesse: 60 member award-winning all-girls choir - sings with precision and verve, tenderness and joy. The classical/pop repertoire dances with youthful spirit! Contagious: This champion barberShop quartet performs traditional and contemporary barbershop music. A unique vocal sound delivered with pizzazz! Nathaniel Dett Chorale: 18 seasoned singers dedicated to Afrocentric choral music: African, North American, Afro-Brazilian, West Indian and more. An exciting leading-edge choir that will knock your socks off! Tickets: Call (416) 461-8905 Sharla Nafziger, soprano; Catherine Robbin, alto; Michie! Schrey, tenor; Daniel Lichti, baritone; John Tessier, Evangelist; Paul Grindlay, Christus. Metropolitan United Church, Queen and Church Streets, Toronto (416) 363-0331 Visa accepted. Proceeds in part to: RP Research Foundation-Fighting Blindness, supporting research Into rellnltls plgmentosa, macular degeneration and related retinal diaeases. TORONTo'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

HONOURABLE MENTION For concertgoers interested in exploring the realm of nontraditional venues: ***March 8 9:00: Bill Gilliam Ensemble. CD Release Concert. Original contemporary jazz. Bill Gilliam, piano; Ernie Toller, sax; Lina Allemano, trumpet; Henry Heilig, bass; Howard Gaul, drums. Montreal Restaurant/ Bistro & Jazz Club, 65 Sherbourne. 363-0179. . ***March 15 9:00: Eclectic Cafe. Poulenc: Le Sal Masque; other 20th century chamber music. BarCode, 549 College Ave. 928-9941. PWYC. ***March 19 8:00: Sacred Music Society. Authentic Mass in honour of St. Joseph. 11 0- voice choir; Etobicoke Symphony. St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 5440 Durie Road, Streetsville. 905-276- 9546. No admission charge. Too LATE To LtsT l\llarch 7 7:00: Walton United Church. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat. 2489 Lakeshore Rd. 827-1643. , (family). March 16 12:00 noon: University Settlement' Music & Arts School. Kool Jazz. Atrium, Ontario College of Art & Design, 1 00 McCaul. 598-3444. Free. March 19 & 20: 8:00: Smile Theatre Company. A Marvellous Party. 1 OOth Anniversary of the birth of Noel Coward. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 599- 8440. (show only). March 21 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Haines & Leighton. Celtic & North American folk. Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. March 23 12:00 noon: University Settlement. From Bach to Broadway. Atrium, OCA, 1 00 McCaul. 598-444. Free. March 25 & 26: 8:00: Danceworks. Ancient Echoes, Modern Voices. Toronto Tabla Ensemble. du Maurier Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. March 27 8:00: EMPressions. Selections from Broadway musicals; swing & jazz. Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 248-0410. March 28 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Sisters Euclid featuring Kevin Breit. Avant-garde jazz. Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. March 28 4:00: Centro Scuola/ Columbus Centre. Faure: Requiem; other works. Coro Giuseppe Verdi. St. Anthony's Church, 1041 Bloor St. West. 789-7011 ext.250. Donation. April 4 4:30: Couperin: Trois LeQons de tenbbre. Julie Harris & Tannis Sprott, sopranos; Mark McDowell, organ. St. Anne's, 270 Gladstone Ave. 782-6295. [fftETERAFILE ANNOUNCEMENTS March 5 2:15: Northview Heights S!!condary cordially invites you to attend a Ceremony of Tribute and Dedication to name the auditorium in honour of Dr. Elmer Walter lseler (1 927-1998). Featured performers: 'The Elmer lseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor. Reception following. RSVP by February 26, 1999 by mail to: NHSS, 550 Finch Ave. West, Toronto ON M2R 1 N6, Attention: Judy Kennedy, Principal; or by fax to: 41 6-395-3294. March 6 8r. 7 12:30 - 5:30: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre presents the annual Haru Matsuri (Spring Festival), with popular attractions: performances by the Toronto-based Yakudo (taiko drummers) and Odori (Japanese folk dance). 123 Wynford Drive. 441-2346. March 6 6:30: Amadeus Choir Gala Auction: Voices of Spring. Civic Centre, Edwards Gardens. 446-0188. (includes food, prizes & entertainment). March 6: Opera York presents dinner/theatre in concert performance of Puccini's Madame Butterfly (abridged). Fine Italian cuisine and beloved opera. Reception: 6:30; dinner: 7:30; performance following. Famee Furlane, 7065 Islington Ave. Woodbridge. Tickets & info: 416-469-0086. . March 7 2:00: Hamilton/Hatton ORMTA presents Performance/ Seminar on Aspects of Performance, specifically Performance Anxiety, by Kalais Trio: Bruce Redstone, saxophone; Jamie Thompson, flute & Peteris Zarins, piano. Port Nelson Church, 3132 South Drive, Burlington. 637-6034. ,10. March 21 11 :OOam: Gats by's Restaurant and Ann Summers International. Sumptuous Sunday Opera Brunch. Celebrating soprano Mary Morrison. Gatsby's, 504 Church St. 362- 1422. (children 0). The Canadian Chopin Piano Competition will take place at the John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre in Mississauga starting Sunday, October 1 7. Gala Concert on Saturday, October 23. Competition open to Canadian pianists & landed immigrants. Deadline for applications: April 1, 1999. For information call: 905-306- 9900; fax: 905-306-0044. Scotiabank presents the Famous PEOPLE Players dinner/theatre performance of Leave the Porch Light On. Dinner: 7:00; showtime: 8:00. Tuesday through Saturday to April 30. Rese,rvations call: 532-1137. .95 to .95. Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation announces its 1999-2000 ,000 award for performers on double reed instruments. Deadline for receipt of applications (by nomination , only): March 1, 19~9. For further info call. 244-3745. The Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee presents the 1 999 Piano Competition, April 1 9 to 23, to take place at the Toronto Archivjjs, 255 Spadina Road. Operi to Ganadian citizens & landed immigrants. Deadline for postmark of applications: March 19, 1999. For information call 486-7648. LECTURES March 3 12:00 noon: York University Dept. of Music Music at Noon presents a lecture/ demonstration on Ti Tzu, classical Chinese flute, with Kim Morris. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. March 18 12:00 noon: Women's Musical Club of Toronto/U of T Faculty of Music presents Tuning Your Mind lecture by Walter Buczynski entitled The Composer's Dilemma. Room 330, 80 Queen's Park. Call 923- 7052 to reserve a place. Free. MASTERCLASSES March 6 2:00: Toronto Early Music Players Organization masterclass with Montreal lutenist Sylvain Bergeron, on a · lute song, fantasia or other consort piece. 932-81 67. March 23 12:00 noon: U ofT Faculty of Music presents masterclass with Jose Luis Garcia, celebrated violinist, conductor & pedagogue, as one of the Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitors in Music. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. WORKSHOPS March 6 9:00am: Unionville Wind Conductors' Symposium. TORONTO's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT USTII\G SOURCE · Open to all music educators & university students interested in improving their knowledge of the wind band literature & their skills as musical leaders. Featured clinicians: Dr. Joseph Missal & Dr. Glenn ·Price. 201 Town Centre Blvd. Unionville. 905-479-2787 ext.363. March 7 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization workshop coached by Montreal I~Jtenist Sylvain Bergeron, for players of all early instruments. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 932-81 67. March 7 2:00: RCM presents The New Now Chamber ·Musician - Creativity in· Music, a fun-filled, interactive, educational afternoon during which young audien

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