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Volume 5 Issue 8 - May 2000

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COMPREHE,NSIVE CONCERT May 1 2000, to June 7, 2000 As always, we make every effort to ensure accuracy. But .... things happen! So, please, where possible use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. Please note: only the first performance of Music Theatre Listings is included in these Daily Listings. For a complete run, r'uns already in progress and detailed schedules, please see our Music Theatre listings, commencing on page 20. In addition to these core listings, we also include listings for: events just outside the GTA (see Further Afield, page 37); information received after deadline (see Too Late to List, page 38); and events that take place in alternative venues (see Honourable Mention, page 37). Young: selections from Around the Monday May 01 World in 80 Days. James Ehnes, violin: Erich Kunzel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593- 4828. to . . • • 8:00: University ofToronto Faculty of Music. Graduating Student Recital. Cristine! Cigolia, trumpet. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. * * 8:00: New Music Concerts. Utaoni Choir. Schafer: Magic Songs; Seventeen Haiku; Takemitsu: Wind Horse; The Pastoral Song (traditional Inner Mongolian music). Nobuyuki K9shiba, director. 7:15: Illuminating introduction. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,. . • * 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tribute to Arthur Fiedler. J. Strauss Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube; Sarasate: Carmen Fantasie on themes of Bizet; Saint-Saens: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso; Tuesday May 02 * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Patricia Wright, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • • 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music at Metropolitan presents Organ Futures Free organ recitals at 5:30 p.m. Gerald Martindale on the Metropolitan carillon at 5: 15 p.m. May 3 David Enlow May 10 K1..1nle Owolabi May 17 Geoffrey Ward May 24 Stephen Candow May 31 Andrew Weleschuk Sounds of the· Soul f ram North America Metropolitan's organist Patricia Wright in a recital of music from Canada and the United States. Admission . Metropolitan United Church Queen and Church Streets, Toronto For information call (416) 363-0331 Music. Repertory Chorus (Adult Community Choir). Haydn: Creation Parts 1 & 2. *Please note change of venue: Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. * • 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir. Donnell Leahy & Friends. Evans: Bridges (TMYC commission). Monica Whicher, soprano; Doug MacNaughton, baritone; full orchestra; Robert Cooper, conductor. 7:00: Preconcert Chat with Robert Evans & Walter Pitman. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 1111. ,. ** 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tribute to Arthur Fiedler. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 1. • • 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Graduating Student Recital. Alice Wong, piano & chamber music.' Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. Wednesday May 03 • * 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Choir & Organ Concert: Serenade for Spring. Music by Parry, Tompkins, Holst, Daley, Watson Henderson & others. Amadeus Chamber Singers; Eleanor Daley, organ. 60 Simcoe St. 872-4255. Free. • • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Corinne Dutton, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922- 1167. Free. * * 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler. Roy Thomson Hall. See May 1. Matinee to . * * 2:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Student Recital. Phil Lenberg, guitar. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. * * 5:30: Music at Metropolitan. Organ Futures. David Enlow, organ. 5:15: Metropolitan Cari llon played by Gerald Martindale.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 363-0331 . Free (donations accepted). * * 6:00: Amati Quartet. Rush Hour Concert. Beethoven: Quartet inc Op.18 #4; Haydn: Trio; Caplet: Masque of the Red Death. Erica Goodman, harp; Angela Fusco, actor; Joseph Peleg & Peggy McGuire, violins; Mark Childs, viola; David Miller, cello. Artword Theatre, 75 Portland. 408-1146. .50 (group rates). * * 8:00: Blue Rider Musical Productions. I'll Be Seeing You. Music by Poulenc, Weill, Novello, Gershwin, Rachmaninoff & others. Adreana Braun, voice; Linda Ippolito, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 651-8116. ,. ** 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music Series. The Best and Fairest May: Music for Voice and String Quartet. Settings by Warl'ock, Vaughan Williams, Arnold, Jacob & Thursdays in April, May, and early June, 12:30-1:10 pm Bag lunches welcome •:• Freewill offering May 4•h May 11 'h May 18'h May 25•h Soprano on Board Susan Virtue, soprano; Tonya Osmund, piano. Songs by Rodrigo, Barber, and others. Perfect Pitch Peter Stoll, clarinet and Soaxophone; Andrew Gilpin, piano. Music by Glazunov, Finzi, and Isaacs. Trio Atlantic Nancy Hennen, flute; Julian Smerdon, clarinet; Erika Reiman, piano. Music by Koechlin and others. Cello Salad II Mary Katherine Finch, cello; Jun Fujimoto, piano. Music by Beethoven, Bach and others. June 1" Sterling Ivory Henneke Cats, flute; Michel Allard, piano. Spring songs and toe-tappers by Beethoven, Mathias, Roussel and others. The Lunchtime Chamber Music Series is entirely self-supporting. We are grateful for the financial contributions of our audience members, which help defray our expenses.

Ma1 1 zo®SJH nwe=wtuiti.itmt Ager of poetry by Chaucer, Fletcher, dance. Patrick Parson, artistic Shakespeare, Blake & anon. director. Premiere Dance Theatre, Margaret Evans, soprano; Doug 207 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. MacNaughton, baritone; members of -, & (sr). For Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul's complete run see Music Theatre Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 466- listings. 6546. ,. • • 8:00: Toronto Centre for the • • 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. Performing Arts. Andrei Cavri/ov, Celtic Concert. Bruch: Scottish piano. Beethoven: Sonata in F Op.10 Fantasy; Westcott: Overture on #2; Sonata in D Op.10 #3; Celtic Airs (world premiere); Tune Shostakovich: 24 Preludes Op.34; from County Derry (traditional); Rachmaninoff: Preludes & Moment Arnold: Four Scottish Dances. Jasper Musicale. George Weston Recital Wood, violin; Kerry Stratton, Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. conductor. George Weston Recital to . Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. •• 8:00: Toronto Sinfonia of ,; ,(sr/st). Nations. Bach: Orchestral Suite #2; · • • 8:00: University of Toronto Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1; Faculty of Music. Graduating Beethoven: Symphony #7. Rosanne Student Recital. Yeo-Jung Kim, Wieringa, flute; Yashar Nazarian, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's piano; Mehdi Javanfar, music park. 978-3744. Free. director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. Thursday May 04 • • 12: 10: St. Paul's Bloor Street. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Eric Robertson. 227 Bloor St. E. 961- 8116. Free. • • 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Soprano on Board. Songs by Rodrigo, Barber & others. Susan Virtue, soprano; Tonya Osmund, piano. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211. Free will offering. •• 8:00: Ballet Creole .. Contemporary African/Caribbean music & Friday May 05 • • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Douglas Tranquada, baritone with accompanist. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. •• 12:00 noon: Toronto Heliconian Club. Friday Noon Hour Concert. Heliconian musicians & guests. 35 Hazelton Ave. 922-3618. Free. • • 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. May Melodies -An Evening of Song and Dance. Songs from the soundtracks of Tarzan, Peter Pan & The Wizard of Oz. Louise Jardine, director; Bettina Stebner, accompanist. Silverthorne Collegiate, 291 Mill Rd. 742-3949. ,. • • 7:30: Goethe-lnstitut/Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany. Bach & Blues Dresden in Concert. Chamber music of Bach & selection of jazz pieces. Friedrich Sternberg, clarinet; Gotz Bergmann, viola; Ulrich Thiem, cello. Benefit concert for the reconstruction of the synagogue in Dresden. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 925-2813. Donations appreciated~ .. • • 8:00: Amici. Brahms: Sonata in A, op.100; Sextet in B flat, op.18; Previn: Four Songs; Loosemore: Beneath the Perishable Bloom. Barbara Hannigan, soprano; Douglas McNabney,viola; Metro String Quartet. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,(sr),(st). • • 8:00: Blue Rider Musical Productions. I'll Be Seeing You. Heliconian Hall. See May 3. • • 8:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Last Night of the Proms 2000. Gentlemen & Boys of St. James' Cathedral; St. James' Cathedral Choral Society; Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; Christopher Dawes & Second Lieutenant W.A. Mighton, directors; Giles Bryant, organ & guest conductor. 65 Church '3 St. 364-7B65. ,. • • 8:00: Columbus Centre. Palestrina Chorus Spring Season Concert. Sabatino Vacca, conductor. St. Wilfrid Church, 1675 Finch West. 789,4970. ,. • • 8:00: Deer Park Concerts. Marc­ Andre Doran, organ, in Recital. Deer Park Church, 129 St. Clair Ave. West. 962-3381. ,. • • 8:00:.Etobicoke Musical Productions. L'i/Abner. Music by Mercer & de Paul. Musical based on Al Capp's cartoon strip. ' Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 248-0410. (group rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto Music Series Committee. Maria Antonakos, soprano and Friends. Classical, opera, jazz & alternative songs. Jian Yin Lin & John Alonso, piano; Mark Skazinetsky, violin; Simon Fryer, cello; John Thomson, percussion; Peter Pavlovsky, bass. Fund Raiser. 175 St. Clair Ave. West. 924- 9654. ,. • • 8:00: Komitas Musical Association of Ontario. Spring Concert. Music by Bach, Gounod, Mendelssohn, Verdi, Vivaldi Hovhannessian, Haroutiunian & others. Susan Brown, Anna Short, Berdj Varjabedian & other soloists; Komitas Choir; David Varjabed, conductor; Nina Pogossian, THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2000 8:00 PM GLENN GOULD STUDIO 250 FRONT STREET WEST FoR TICKETS AND INFORMATION CALL 205-5555 PROGRAMME ]. S. BACH Orchestral Suite No. 2 TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 ROSANNE WIERINGA, FLUTE YASHAR NAZARIAN, PIANO TORONTO SINFONIA OF NATIONEf ..

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