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Volume 4 Issue 8 - May 1999

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32 cago. 15 Shuter. to . 8:00: Mu.ic at St. Peter's. An evening of instrumental and vocal music. St. Peter's Anglican Church, 188 Carlton. 269- 8952. . 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Vienna, City of Dreams. Schubert: Rosamunde Overture; Strauss: Pizzicato Polka; Mozart: Piano Concerto #9; Beethoven: Symphony #7. Gloria Saarinen, piano; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St. 905-81 5-2021 . , .50; group rates. 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. MacMillan: The World's Reasoning; Beethoven: Symphony #9. 30th Annivn-.ary Seuon Three 'Decades of e)ong .- A Celebration An·1111niv4rsary conurt of choir fovouriUIJ worla by compoun in th4ir 30rJ ~~nd he11rty good humour with grust accompanisn David Murrell William O'Meara ftaturing worh by P.D.Q. Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Faur~, Somers & Bergs Sunday, May 16 3:00pm Saint Thomas's Church 383 Huron Street (Bloor Sr. Wen/St. George) Tickets , St/Sr Tickets/Information 416-769-7991 Events by Sharyn presents ... a lecture, demonstration & concert with GRIT LASKIN Renowned Canadian Guitar maker Sunday, May 16, 1999 Zionist Centre - 788 Marlee Ave. (at Lawrence West Subway) Cary Ebli, english horn; Christine Brawer, soprano; Jean Stilwell, mezzo-soprano; Gordon Gietz, tenor; Richard Zeller, bassbaritone; The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Post-concert Lobby Chat with Maestro Saraste & soloist Cary Ebli included with ticket to May 1 5th performance. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593- 4828. to . 8:00: Women in Jazz. Rosemary Galloway, bass; Jane Fair, saxophone; Mike Malone, trumpet/flugelhorn; Gary Williamson, piano; Ted Warren, drums. St. Andrew's Church, 31 Main St. N. Markham. 905-294- 0351.,. Sunday May 1 1 :30: DUO. Works by Bach, Debussy, Moussorgsky, Falla, Frescobaldi, StraymorJ~.t:.~ers. Margot Rydall, flw~Wrr Zilmao.- ~i"~Mi,ch~l Cflp~illrt"'Art AJ(~~n. 1 0365 lsllngtot{ ee.~ll:inburg . 463- 1011. Ftee with admission to the Gallery: ,,. 1 :30: Timothy Eaton Memorial Orchestra. Music of Many Lands. Works by Dvorak, Brahms & Arensky. George Gao, erhu; Melanie Paul Tanovich, conductor. 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 461 -2801. . 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Balkan Connection. Macedonian & Bulgarian village music; folk & Gypsy music. Sonia Kiriakova & Irene Markoff, vocals; Ben Gros.sman, Macedonian folk lute & tambura; Chris Aston, Macedonian folk lute; Debashis Sinha, traditional hand drums. 235 ,Queens Quay West. 973- ''Give me wood and I'll make it sing for you!" How do pieces of trees create a box that can stir emotions? Mr. Laskin will explain the process of imtrument making- and how he has pushed the Engraved Inlay medium beyond its traditional decorative limits and into the artform for which he is the acknowledged master around the world Tickets in advance • at .door. Call (416) 785-7020 (between 9 a.m. & 10 p.m.) 3000. Free. 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Vienna, City of Dreams. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See May 15. 2:30: Chopin and his Contemporaries. Music by Chopin, Szymanowska, Field, Mendelssohn, Kalkbrenner, Moscheles, Liszt & the Schumanns. Mark Zurowski, piano. 4 Dominion Roao, Long Branch, Etobicoke. 251-8397. . 2:30: Off Centre. A Bygone Era is Back: XIX Century Piano Favourites. Music of Mendelssohn, Schubert, Chopin & Liszt. Robert Silverman, piano; Alexa Petrenko, host; speCial guests. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 466-1870. to . 2:30: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir/Chutzpah! Music by Glick, Barnes & Schubert; Klezmer; Israeli & international songs. Performers include Renee Bouthot & Miriam Eskin, sopranos; Benjamin Stein, tenor; Marat Maxutov, baritone & Martin Van de Ven, clarinet. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 489-7681. , (group rates). 3:00: Concertsingers. Three Decades of Song: A Celebration. Mendelssohn: Lauda Sion; works by Handel, Faure, Brahms, P.D.Q. Bach, Bergs & Somers. Roger Bergs, music director. Saint Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 769- 7991. ,. 3:00: Patrons of Wisdom. New Artists Series. Music by Brahms, Martinu & Fran9aix. Jean-Fran9ois Normand, clarinet. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 225-4750. ,. 3:00: The Mende/ssohns and the Schumanns. See May 1 4. St. Joseph's Church, Herkimer · & Locke Streets, Hamilton. 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Roy Thomson Haii .. See May 15. 3:30: Tafelmusik. Handel: 14 Elm Street 416-466-1870 '99 h II II 7 '99 'All II tlep te Israel in Egypt. Trinity-St. Paul's. See May 12. 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Choral Evensong. Stanford: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G; Bullock: The Day Draws on with Golden Light. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-3160. 7:30: Bulgarian Cultural Festival. Classical & traditional Bulgarian music. Peter Daminoff Strings with Trio Orpheus; Milcho Leviev, piano & Simeon Shterev, flute. Premiere Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. (senior & group discounts). 7:30: Events by Sharyn. Grit Laskin, guitar, in Concert. Informal concert of songs & folk music featuring instruments such as guitar, tenor mandolin & English concertina. Toronto Zionist Centre, 788 Marlee. 785-7020. (advance); (door). 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCM Jazz Ensemble. Bruce Redstone, conductor. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. - 7:30: St. John's York Mills. Musicfest. 8th annual concert of music for handballs & popular selections. 30 ringers performing on 135 English handballs; choir. 1 9 Don Ridge Drive. 225- 6611. , (advance); 0, (door) (no reserved seating). 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. C/achan. Traditional Irish music & song. 292 Brunswick Ave. 410-3655. ,. 8:00: New Music Concerts. Mather @ 60. Milhaud: Quintette a Vents op. 443; Harley: Epanoui; Mather: Un cri qui durerait Ia mer; Tempranillo; Advanced Harmoriy for wind ensemble. Michel Ducharme, baritone; Rachel Gauk, guitar; Bruce Mather, piano; Robert Aitken, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 733-9388. ,. Olff Cemt:ne llfu[§k SeJriLe§ Come share the final concert of our 98/99 season with us! A Bygone Era is Back, fearuring Canadian piano legend Silverman with Off Centre's own piano duo Unna Perkis & Boris Zarankin), promises to be a delightful afternoon of XlXm cenruty piano favourites including music by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Chopin and Uszt. What a wonderful way to celebrate the long-awaited arrival of Spring! The concert is a particularly special one as it is our last at the Arts & Letters Club. Next year we are moving to the Glenn Gould Srudio. Actor Maureen Kirkpatrick will read poetty ... Don't miss our Grand Finale of the year' Single Tickets at //

onday May 17 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 15. 593-4828. Matinee to .50. 8:30: Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Mama/ashen. Traditional, classic & contemporary songs. 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to . Tuesday May 18 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Works of Dupre & Jongen. William Maddox, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. 8:00: CCMC. Music Gallery, Opening trio: Doug Tieli, t~ombone; Eric Chenaux. guitar; Ryan Driver, synthesiser & flute. 1 79 Richmond St. West. 204- 1080. Free. 8:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Haydn: The Creation. Meredrth Hall, soprano; Nina Scott-Stoddard, mezzo: Geoff Butler, tenor; Thomas Goerz, baratone; Sinfony Players; Chrys A. Bentley, conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. 0 to$ 30. Wednesday May 1 BRAHMS, MoZART AND LENNOX BERKELY Joan Watson, french horn; · Young-Dae Park, violin; Allayne Hall, piano. l jUNE 7 7:30 TRINITY-ST. PAuL's CHURCH 427 BLOOR ST. w: 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Patricia Phillips Wright, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 925- 7312. Free. 5:30: Music at Metropolitan. Organ Futures. Re~ital featuring student organist. 5:15: Gerald Martindale plays the Metropolitan carillon. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363- 0331. Free. 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture. Spohr: Octet in E Major, Op. 32. Members of the TSO. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593- 4828. Free with ticket to 8:00pm performance or .85. 7:15: Don Mills Organ Society. Stanley King, Lowrey electric organ. Taylor Place, 1 Overland Drive. 447-7244. . 8:00: St. James' Cathedral. Bryantmania. Organists, singers & other musicians & friends celebrate Giles Bryant's 20 years as Organist & Master of the Choristers. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Enforced collection towards the Royal Canadian College of Organists' work in training young church musicians. 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Beethoven: Leonore Overture #3; Piano Concerto #2; Overture to Fidelio; Piano Concerto #4. Christian Zacharias, piano; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simc.oe. I PROFUNDI- A CENTUaY OF BruTISH Music Elgar, Britten, Bryars and Bares. Paul Meyer, violin; Carol Fujino, violin, Daniel Blackman, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; Lydia Wong, piano. ; (students and seniors) 416-323-0023 (Visa accepted) 593-4828. .75 to . 8:30: John K. F~~rah, piano, in Recital. Andriessan: Trepidus; Webern: Variations Op.27; Shostakovich: Prelude & Fugue in D flat major; works by Feldman & Messiaen; improvisations & compositions by J. Farah. Victoria University Chapel, 91 Charles St. West. 905-793-7787. or PWYC. Thursday May 2 1 2:30; Christ Church Deer P~~rk. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Three Ladies of Ferrara. Mueic by Luzzaschi, Strozzi & Monteverdi. Christina Jahn, Julie Harris & Katherine Hill, sopranos. 1570 Yonge St. 920- 5211. Free (collection). 1:00: English Song Recital. Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel; Finzi: Let us Garlands Bring; songs by other English, American & Canadian composers. Robert Pomakov, bass; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 733- 8292. Free. 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 19. 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Damn Yankees. Book by George Abbott & Douglas Wallop; music by Richard Adler; lyrics by Joe Ross; Joe Cascone, Mary Elizabeth Niec; Bryan Chamberlain & others, performers. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 421-1267. to . For complete run see Music Theatre listings. 8:00: Opera in Concert. Thomas: Mignon. Isabel Bayrakdarian, Tracy Dahl, Benjamin Butterfield, Marcel Beaulieu & Marie Anne Kowan, singers; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; Opera in Concert Chorus; Robert Cooper, music director & conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . . 8:00: Planetary Works. Ring Cycle. Charlie Ringas, percussion; Paul Ormandy, steel pan, congas; Henry Heillig, bass; Stacey McGregor, organ, piano; Kevin Barrett, guitar & other performers. Music Gallery, 1 79 Richmond St. West. 204-1 080. , . 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 19. riday May 21 12:00 noon: Toronto Heliconian Club. Friday Noon Hour Concert. Performers TBA. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 922-3618. Donation. 8:00: Music Gallery. musique . actuelle: Mujician. European jazz & improvisation. Paul Dunmall, reeds; Tony Levin, percussion; Paul Rogers, bass; Keith Tippett, piano. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. . 8:00: Toronto Wind Orchestra. Remembrances. Grieg: Funeral March in Memory of Rikarrd Nordraak; Holst: Second Suite in F; Stravinsky: Symphonies of .Wind Instruments (1920); Husa: Music for Prague 1968. Church of the Redeemer, 1 62 Bloor St. West. 429-3407. ,. 8 :00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival., Beethoven: Symphony #1; Piano Concerto #1; Piano Concerto #5. Anton Kuerti, piano; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor. Massey Hall, 1 5 Shuter St. 593-4828. .75 to . 8:00: University Settlement Music & Arts School. Music of our Century. Contemporary, improvised & art music performed by teachers & guests. St. George the Martyr 'church, 205 John St. 598-3444. PWYC. aturday May 22 3:00: Music Gallery. musique actuelle: Victor Bateman & Jean Martin. St. Andrews by-the-lake Anglican Church, Toronto Island. 204-1080. . 8:00: New Hamilton Orchestra. Midsummer Magic. Schafer: Gitanjali; Mendelssohn: Incidental Music from Midsummer Night's Dream. Laura Whelan & Karen Baumgartel, sopranos; Bach Elgar Choir women's voices; Mario Bernardi, conductor. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane. 905-526-6556. to . 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Festival. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 21. 593-4828. .75 to . Sunday May 2 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Richard Wood. Maritime fiddling, jazz & contemporary pop. 235 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. KIDZONE pass. 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Jan Bell and James Gordon. Weird songs of Ontario. 292

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