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Volume 4 Issue 7 - April 1999

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3 1 Ariw 1 ' 9 9 Mm 7 '99 • "ttroieJruslteg 25 Wanless Ave. 905-841- 7994. ,. • * *.-8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in e minor, BWV 548; Bruckner: Symphony #5. John Tuttle, organ; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593- 4828. .75 to . * * * 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. A Tribute to · Elmer /se/er. Barber: Adagio for Strings (with choir); Beethoven: Choral Fantasy; Glick: The Hour Has Come. U ofT Symphony Orchestra; Philip Thomson, piano; The Elmer lseler Singers; University of Toronto Choirs; Sir David Willcocks, Lydia Adams & Doreen Rao, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's· Park. 978-3744. ,. • • • 8:00: Willowdale Concert Series~ An Evening with baritone Simon Kirkb;ide. Music of Schubert; operetta, folk & more. Andrew Gilpin, piano. Willowdale Presbyterian Church, 38 Ellerslie Ave. 221-8373. . Sunday April 1 11-:00am, 2:00 & 4:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jack Grunsky, children's performer. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. .75,.75. • • • 1 :00: Harbourfront Centre/ Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario. Cushion Concert: The Elixir of Love. Based on the opera by Donizetti. Atelier Lyrique de !'Opera de Montreal; Barbara Budd, host. du .Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. . • • • 2:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Family Concert. Program to include Kleinsinger/ Tripp: Tubby the Tuba; Beethoven: Romance in G for violin & orchestra; selections for steel drum band. Luba Goy, narrator; David Lum, tuba; Robyn Bastian, violin :(winner of the 1999 SPO Youth Concerto Competition); Toronto District School Board Steel Drum Band; Gary Kulesha, conductor. Birchmount Park Collegiate, 3663 Danforth Ave. 261-0380. 0,; family . * * * 2:30: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Louis Lortie, piano. Beethoven:·Sonata No.27 in e minor; Sonata No.28 in A; Sonata No.29 in B flat. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . * • • 2:30: Music at Ofif Omtre Jl\fusk Se1d.es Humbercrest. Ode au Printemps. Music by Debussy, Bizet, Saint­ Saens, Poulenc & others. Atis Bankas, violin; Narelle Martinez, soprano; Susan Kutertan, flute; Ilona Beres, piano. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby·Point Road. 536-6033. ,. * * * 2;30: Off Centre. French Salon: La Belle Epoque. Ravel: Histoires naturelles; Ma mere l'oye; Debussy: Premier Trio. Paul Meyer, violin; Monica Whicher, soprano; Mihai Tete!, cello; Boris Zarankin· & lnna Perkis, piano; Stuart Hamilton, piano and host; dancers from Ballet Jorgen. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 466- 1870. to . • * * 2:30:· Toronto Early Music Centre. Popular Renaissance . Songs of The Netherlands. Julie Harris, soprano; John. Edwards, lute. Eaton Court, Royal Ontario Museum, 1 00 Queen'-s Park. 966-1409. Free with Museum admission: ,. Come discover the splendour of the "belle epoque" ofFrench music in our French Salon! Monica Whiche·r, soprano, joins pianist and host Stuart Hamilton in Ravel's Histoires natureLles. lnna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano, perform Ma m,e.re. ·l'oye with special guests: dancers from Ballet Ji1rgen. To round off the afternoon we will hear the beautiful Premier trio by Debussy with Paul Meyer, violin; Mihai Tete!, cello and Boris Zarankin, piano. · ·As usual, we promise to delight all five senses with 14 Elm Street poetryand Parisian-style pastries ... 416-466-1870 Single Tickets at // ------'---------------------- * • * 2:30: Trinity 21 Produc- Mooredale Concerts Benjamin Bowman violinist plays Beethoven, Brahms, & the Franck Sonata Young Canadian · Musicians Award Winner Soloist with leading orchestras including Winnipeg, · Quebec, & Toronto Symphonies • Sun.Apr.11,3pm at Walter Hall, U ofT Affordable tickets! , (St/Sr) 922-3714 tions. From New York to North York ... Broadway goes uptown! Selections from Carousel, Gondoliers, Guys & Dolls, King & I, Kismet & more. Melrose Park Presbyterian Hall, 25!:) 0 airlawn Ave. 784-0799. Free will donation. Proceeds to OUTREACH. · • • • 3:00: Canadian Music Competitions. Concert by winners: Mienna Nakamura, Dorothy Yu, Allison Kwan & Jennifer Law, piano; Eugene Nakamura, violin; Alexis Morrison, voice; Karen Ouzounian, cello. Tyndale College and Seminary, 25 Ballyconnor Court ~ 441-40i2. ,. * * * 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. We Love A Parade. Rimmer: Punchinello; Coates: The Dambusters; Schubert: Marche Militaire; Cardy: new work; Sousa: Sempre Fidelis. James Curnow, conductor. 2:15: pre-concert chat. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,. * * * 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Stars of Tomorrow. Young Canadian Musicians Award Winner: Benjamin Bowman, violin. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park: 922-3714.,. * • • 3:00: Toronto Camerata. Music for Easter. Church of St. Leonard. See April 1 0. • • • 3:00: York University Dept. of Music. Works by Tower, Prokofiev, Milhaud, McBeth, Calleja, Kulesha & Harrison. York Wind Symphony, Donald Coakley, director; Percussion Ensemble, John Brownell, director. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4 700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • • * 3:30: Tafelmusik. Horns of Hamburg. Trinity-St. Paul'.s. See AprilS. * * * 4:00: Saint Andrew Chorale. Mozart: early choralworks for choir & orchestra. Alan Barthel, director. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. West. 960-8737.,. * * * 7:00: Elmer lseler Singers. Great Hymns of the World. Traditional hymns & contemporary Canadian 1 works. MacMillan Singers; church & community choirs; brass ensemble; Giles Bryant, organ; Sir David Willcocks, guest conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 217-0537. ,. Tbe Saint Anorew cbo,ra(e Under the Direction of Alan Barlhel Earl;g cboral Music for cboir ani) Orcbestra W.A. Mozart Aprilll, 1999-4 p.m. Victoria College Chapel Tickets General Students/Seniors 0 !'hone 960-873 7 for information and tickers ToRONTo's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

Monday April 1 * * * , 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Bach & Bruckner. Roy Thomson Hall. See April 1 Q, 593-4828. Matinee to .50. * * * 8:00: Massey Hall. Gypsy Caravan. Authentic song & dance. Roma musicians & dancers: Taraf de Ha'idouks; Kopalkov Trio; Yuri Yunikov Ensemble. 15 Shuter. 872- 4255. to . * * * 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould Professional School Choir. Willis Noble, conductor. ·Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. * * • 8:00: Sounds of Downtown Jazz Series. Ed Bickert. Frank DiFelice Jazz Trio. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie .St. Brantford. 1-800-236-4 726. . * * * 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society and The Kiwanis Club of Casa Lorna. Wurlitzer Pops/ At Casa Loma - 25th Anniversary Concert. Dennis James, theatre organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 870-8000. . I Tuesday April 1 * * * 1 2:30: Yo.rkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Janet MacFarlane Peaker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. * * * 5:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould Professional School Recital. Ori Carmona, clarinet. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 * * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. ext.322. Free. James'. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 * * * 8:00: Ford Centre for the Church St. 364-7865. Free. Performing Arts. I Musici de * * * 7:00: Canaclian Opera Montreal with Corey Cerovsek, Company. The Golden Ass. violin. Turina: Serenade; Bach: Music by Randolph Peters; Violin Concerto in E Major; libretto by Robertson Davies; Beethoven: Quartet in f minor Colin Graham, director; Richard (arr. Mahler); music by Canadian Bradshaw, conductor; Kevin composer. Yuli Turovsky, Anderson, Judith Forst,, Rebecca conductor. George Weston Caine & others, performers. Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 7:15: Pre-performance discus- 870-8000. to . sion. Hummingbird Centre for * * * 8:00: Heritage Theatre. the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. John McDermott. See April 13. East. 872-2262. to 0, * * * 8:00: John Farah, 'piano, in For complete run see Music Recital. Koechlin: excerpts from Theatre listings. Les Heures Persanes; Takemitsu: * * * 8:00: Heritage. Theatre. Rain Tree Sketch -Uninterrupted John McDermott. 86 Main St. Rests; Delius: 3 Preludes; works North, Brampton. 905-874- by Debussy & Messiaen. 2800. . Victoria College Chapel, 91 *** 8:00: Onstage. Octagon. Charles. 905-793-7787~ Schubert: Octet; Rossini: String PWYC"- · Sonata #6; Nielsen: Serenata in - * • 8:00: Mozart Society. vano; Beethoven: Theme & Concert by the University of Variations from the Septet Toronto Opera Division. Sunder- Op.20. Andrew Dawes & land Hall, 175 St. Clair West. Angele Dubeau, violins; Rivka o· 482-~173. suggested ) Golani, viola; Amanda Forsyth, donat1on; members free. cello; Joel Quarrington, double * * 8:00: Royal Conservatory bass; James Campbell, clarinet; of Music. Glenn Gould Profes- George Zukerman, bassoon; sional School Recital. Nora Martin Hackleman, french horn. Maksay, voice. Ettore Mazzoleni Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. St. W. 205-5555. . Wes,t. 408-2824 ext.322. Free. * * * 8:00: Music Toronto. John Browning, piano, in Recital. Jane Mallett 'Theatre, 27 Front St. E. hursday April 15 366-7723. to . ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLJISSICAL * * ": 12:1 0: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series. Original student compositions. Walt'er Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. · . * * * 1 2:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Noonday Chamber Music: Brahms in Love (again). Brahms: Neues Liebeslieder Walzer; works for piano four hands. Daphne Michele, Melodia de Almeida, John Botten & Norm Nurmi, singers; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill & Stephanie Martin, piano duo. 1570 Yonge St. 920-521l. Free (collection). * * * 2:00: Toronto Senior Strings. Music by Arne, Tartini, Rameau, Walton & Glick. High Park Girls' Choir; Victor Feldbrill, conductor. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 73 Simcoe. 488-9452. 2. * * * 7:30: Toronto Secondary School Music Teachers' Association/Toronto District School Board Music Dept. Sounds of Toronto. Programme to include music by Handel, Mozart, Hatfield, Tommy Dorsey & Glen Miller. Performances by bands, orchestras & choirs from various high schools in the Toronto D_istrict School Board. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter. 397-3788. . * * * 8:00: Artemis Theatre. The Facetious Penguin Inquest. Dance/music/theatre cabaret. The MadriGALS, Nova Bhattacharya, Maria Gould, performers. Artword Theatre, 75 Portland. 504-7529. . For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * * * 8:00: Curtain Call Players. The Sound of Musicals. 20th Anniversary Musical Cabaret featuring song & dance favourites from the Broadway stage & movie musicals. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 703-6181., (group rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * * * 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. An Evening at the Apollo. Rhythm & Blues. 130 Navy Street. 905-81 5- 2021. .99,.99. * ~ * 8:00: Oshawa Little Theatre. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics' by Tim Rice. 62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa. 905-723- 0282. . * * * 8:00: River Run Centre. Barra MacNeils. Gaelic songs, step dancing, jigs·& reels, jazz. 35 Woolwic.h St. Guelph. 51 9- 763-3000. ,. Ltu

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