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Volume 4 Issue 7 - April 1999

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4. Orchestra. Beethoven

4. Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Piano' Concerto #3; Symphony #7. Andre-Michel Schub, piano; Jerzy Semkov, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593- 4828. to .5p. hursday May 06 * * * 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Noonday Chamber Music: Son of Trumpet Tunes. James Tinsley, trumpet; Paul Jenkins, organ & piano. 1570 Yong'e St. 920-5211·. Free (collection). "*" 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overtures. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 5. "* * 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 5. Friday May 07 * * * 1 2:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Canadian Music Competition Winners. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. **" 7:30: The Aldeburgh Connection. Recital Series: The 1st annual Greta Kraus Schubertiad. Mozart: Die schone Mullerin. Benjamin Butterfield, tenor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St W. 205-5555. ,. * * * 8:00: Duo L'lntemporel. MyiEme Guay, baroque flute; David Sandall, harpsichord; guests: David Greenberg, baroque violin; Olga van Kranendonk, baroque cello. , Kimbourne Park United Church; 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. 657- 0076. ,. * * * 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. From the Cathedral Quire. Vaughan Williams: Mass in g minor; G. lves: Te Deum; Kelly: Jubilate Deo; Stanford: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis; motets & anthems. lan Sadler, organ; John Tuttle, conductor. Saint Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 410-3929. to . "" * 8:00: Opera Mississauga. Puccini: La Boheme. Robih Phillips, director; Dwight Bennett, conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. 5 (gala); to . For complete run · see Music Theatre listings. * *" 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 598-0422. to . Agrw ' '99 M-m 7 '99 'N--tn'}leDo_teg "* * 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Massey Hall, 1 5 Shuter St. See May 5. to .50. *" * 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Emperor of the Moon. Music of the English Renaissance by Byrd, Gibbons and Jenkins. Les Voix Humaines and friends. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, **April 4 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Easter Recital. Chris Dawes, organ; choral evensong sung by the Gentlemen & Boys of St. James' follows at 4:30. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. "*April 5 8:00: Hart House Music Committee. Chamber Strings. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-2452 . • **April 7 8:00: Hart House Music Committee. Hart House Singers. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-2452. *"April 7 - 11 : A Cappella Palooza Festival. Poor Alex Theatre, 296 Brunswick. 324-9863. , (advance). *"April 9 & 1 0 8:00: Kitchener­ Waterloo Symphony. Centre h1 ,The Square, 101 Queen St. North, · Kitchener. 519-745-4711. **April 9 8:00: Toronto Opera LATE LISTINGS 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337. to. """ 8:30: Feast of Fools. Cabaret of Fools: Mom said there would be Cabarets like this ... ViHage Playhouse, 2190 Bloor St. West. 231-3131. 0. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Repertoire. La Traviata. Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrenca 698-9572. ""April 1 0 2:00: Kitchener­ Waterloo Youth Orchestfa. Centre In The Square, 1.01 Queen St. - North, Kitchener. 519-745-4711. * * April1 0 8 :00: Toronto Opera Repertoire. Rigoletto. Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrenca 698-9572. **April 14 8:00: U. of Western Ontario. Lara St. John, vioiin; llan Rechtman, piano; UWO Chamber Orchestra. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366-7723. . *"April 1 6 7:30: St. James' Cathedral. Last Night of the Proms '99. St. James' Cathedral Choirs; Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; Ruth Stoute, piano; · Andrea Dawes, violin. 65 Church St. 364-7865. . **April 1 7 2:30: Scarborough . Community Concert Band. The Bach Chi.ldren' s Chorus and The Bach Chamber Youth Choir Linda Beaupre Conductor Eleanor Daley Accompanist with guests · The Cantabile Youth Choir Mark Sirett,· Conr:fuctor George Weston Recital Hall, Ford Centre for the Performing Arts Tickets: and at the Ford Centre box office or TicketMaster at (416) 870-8000. BA(.HILDRE~ ORUS __ .~ Women Is Musical Club of Toronto presents its 1 02nd season of ~ Mir6 String Quartet Alma Petchersky, piano Karina Gauvin, soprano Philippe Magnan, oboe Duke Trio, piano trio Thurs. Oct. 14, 1999 Thurs. Nov. 25, 1999 Thurs. Jan. 13, 2000 Thurs. Feb. 17, 2000 Thurs. Mar. 23, 2000 All concerts are held at 1.30 p.m. in Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park (Museum Subway Station) Free lectures precede the concerts at 12.15 p.m. Five-concert series: .00 ("early-bird" price) After April 3'0th: .00 For tickets and information call: (416) 923-7052 TORONTO 's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & 'coNTI;MPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

Marches, Musicals, and More. Providence Centre, 3276 St. Clair East. 724-8989. Free (donatio!")). * * April1 7 4:30: Music Committee of Christ Church; Deer Park. · Boys' & Men's Choir of St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Ottawa. 1570 Yonge St. 920- 5211.,. **April 19 7:30: Scarborough Community Concert Band. Marches, Musicals, and More. St. Paul's t:Amoreaux Centre, 3333 F,inch East. 724-8989. Free (donation). * *April 23 7:30: Absolute Sounds. Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald & Bob Marley. Tracey Wilkins & her little big band. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton. 767-9451. **April 25 2:30: Sea-borough Community Concert Band. Marches, Musicals, and More. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd. 724-8989. Free (donation). **April 30 8:00: St. James' Cathedral. Christopher Dawes; organ, 'in Concert. 65 Church St, 65 Church St. 364-7865. ,. HONOURABLE MENTION For concertgoers interested in exploring the realm of nontraditional venues: Aprilll 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. The Euplwrics: A cappella quartet performii1g gospel, pop, originals & classical pieces. Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. April 18 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Ad Viel/e Que Pourra. Contemporary traditional music played on hurdy-gurdy, diatonic accordion, French bagpipes, guitar, fiddle & various wind instruments. TRANZAC, 292 Bnmswick. 410- 3655. ,. April29 8:00: Richard Flohil and Associates. Battlefield Band. Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay West. 351-1323. .50,.50. Cafe at the Centre, 454 Parliament St. 925-7222. Free. Cosy, candlelit 60s-coffeehouse with coffee, herb tea & home-baking. * Ongoing Sunday nights, 8:00: Open Stage with music ranging from Appalachian dulcimer jazz to some arguably grand piano. Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant, 681 St. Clair Ave. West. cover. Mediterranean cuisine aiid live music each night at9: 15 & 10:30: *April 7: Shannon Gunn, vocals; Reg Schwager. guitar. * April21: Jonno Lightstone, clarinet; Eric Stein, mandolin. -....ETERA FILE ANNOUNCEMENTS April 7 6:30: 1 0-week Taiko course conducted by Kathy Bocsi & members of lsshin · Daiko begins. Toronto Buddhist Church, 918 Bathurst St. 423- 2374. 0. · April 7 to 26: Dancemakers/ ARRAYMUSIC auction of over 35 original collages by recognized Canadian artists, created in conjunction with the presentation of the dance/music collage Chemin de ronde. Tiqkets & information: 532- 3019. April 11 11 :OOam: Gatspy's Restaurant and Ann Summers International. Sumptuous Sunday Opera Brunch. Celebrating tenor Ermanno Mauro. Gatsby's Restaurant, 504 Church St. 362-1422. (children 0). April 11 2:30: A Memorial Service for Ruby Mercer will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, piers 4 & 5, Queen's Quay, Toronto. The Canadian Children's Opera Chorus will be performing. For further details contact Nina Draganic: 366-0467. April 14 6:00: The Canadian Children's Opera Chorus presents its fundraising gala Anchors Aweigh Cabaret & Silent Auction. Preview performance from CCOC's '99 production of The Pirates of Penzance, benefit appearance by soprano Gaynor Jones, gourmet dinner, silent auction and visiting mystics; music by Protem jazz trio. Harbour Castle Hilton. 00; corporate tables available. 366-0467. ' April 15 6:00: Mississauga Symphony 6th Annual Fine Wine Tasting & Auction. Delta Meadowvale, 6750 Mississaug·a Rd. 905-615-4404. ; group of4:5. April 28 7:30: Mississauga Symphony Annual Fashion Show. Waterside Inn, 1 5 Stavebank RoadS. 905-615- 4404. ; table of 8: 5. May 1 .9:00am: Second RCCO Toronto Organ Day begins. Tours include the 2 largest organs in ' Canada and Toronto's newest & oldest. Voicers Halbert Gober & Thomas Fitches will demonstrate adjustment of the speech & tuning of various organ pipes. Recital by William Maddox, 4pm to 4:30pm. Information: 481- 8910. The Amadeus Choir invites entries for their ·13th Annual Carol and•Chanukah Song Writing Competition, open to co.mposers of all ages & experience, individually or in groups. Entries must be postmarked by September 20, 1 999 and received no later than October 4, 1999. Information or entry forms: 446-0188. The Canadian Chopin Piano Competition will take place at the John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre in IV!ississauga starting 'Sunday, October 17. 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: 9b5-306-0044. Scotiabank presents the Famous PEOPLE Players dinner/theatre performance of Leave the Porch Light On. Dinn~r: 7:00; showtime: 8 :00. Tuesday through Saturday to April 30. Reservations call: 532-1137. .95 to .95 . . Artist International Music & Dance Association's 2nd Annual Music Competition in voice, piano & strings, sponsored by the Toronto School of Music, will be held from May 18 - May 22, 1999. Application deadline: May 15. For further details call 260-1882. The Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee presents the 1999 Piano Competition, April 19 to 23, to take place at the Toronto Archives, 255 Spadina Road. Open to Canadian citizens & landed immigrants. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 9. For information call 486-7648. LECTURES April 11 1 :00: Canadian Opera Company Face to Face Lecture. Hugh Mason, Classics professor at the University of Toronto, will explore the remarkable mix~ure of magic & mythology which is the basis of The Golden Ass. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 363-8231. . April 15 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Lecture Series with Rick Phillips. A discussion of Stravinsky's Concerto in D for Strings and Brahms' Symphony #1 inc minor. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2825 TORONTO's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE ext.321. ,. MASTERCLASSES April 8 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sir David Willcocks, Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music, presents a cond-ucting masterclass. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. General admission. May 1: 7:00: Singing master class with Dr. Michael Warren. proVOCE Studios, 732 Spadina Ave. 960-0472. . WORKSHOPS April 9 4:00.: University of Toronto Opera Division. Workshop Production: Operatic Scenes based upon Shakespeare. Heiman Geiger-Tore! Room 078, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. April14 7:00: CAMMAC Flute Club. North Toronto Community Centre, 200 Eglinton West. 962- 4847. ,. April 16 7:30: Recorder·Piayers Society. Amateur musicians who meet to explore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance .to modern times. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 968-1559. April 21 2:00: Don Mills Organ Society workshop. Taylor Place, 1 Overland Drive. 447-1137. April 24 9am to 4pm and April 25 1pm to 4pm: Toronto Early Music Players Organization , Spring workshop led by recorder player Alison Melville. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 463-0578. (non-members); (members). · April 24 2:00: New Music Concerts. Music 4 Eye & Ear - Rainforest IV workshop in conjunction with 1 2:00pm installation & 8:00 concert commemorating the sound explorations of David Tudor, curated by John D.S. Adams. Music Gallery, 1 79 Richmond West. 204-1 080. April 29 S:OO: .Toronto Folk Singers' Club 'meeting. An informal group whose purpose is to perform & exchange songs. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 537-7422. May 2 1 :30: Toronto Early Musid Players Organization workshop: An introduction to baroque movement and gesture coached by Elaine Biaga-Turner, baroque dance performer &. teacher. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 463-0578. (members free) .

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