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Volume 5 Issue 9 - June 2000

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COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT LISTINGS June 1 2000 to July 7, 2000 As always, we make every effort to ensure accuracy. But ... things happen (strikes, postponements, cancellations)! So, please, where possible use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. Also, please note: only the first performance of Music Theatre Listings is included in these Daily Listings. For a complete run, runs already in progress and detailed schedules, please see our Music Theatre listings, commencing on page 26 In addition to these core listings, we also include listings for: events just outside the GTA (see Further Afield, page 42);; and events that take place in alternative venues (see Honourable Mention, page 43). To locate information on a specific presenter Friday June 02 or venue you are interersted in, refer to our Index of Presenters and Venues on page 46 Readers discerning errors and omissions in these listings should bring them to the attention of listings editor Simone Desilets at fax #926-7539 or by e-mail to Corrections and updates brought to our attention will be posted on our website at •• 7:30: Music for Double Bass & Piano. Jeffrey Buchner, double bass; Brenda Chen, · piano. Chapters Erin Mills, 3050 Vega Blvd. Mississauga. 905-820-9910. Free. •• 8:00: Act II Studio. Our Canadian Century· An Historical Revue. Musical revue celebrating the highlights of Canada throughout the past century including musical The Brazen Throat of War. Works by Handel, Purcell & Henry VIII. Aisslinn Nosky & Julia Wedman, baroque violins; Kathleen Kajioka, baroque viola; Felicity Deak, baroque cello; Gabrielle Mclaughlin, soprano. Knox College Chapel, 59 St. George St. 252-8740. ,. • • 8:00: Millennium Singers/Orchestra da Camera Toronto. Celebrating Bach and Pride of place in Toronto, unquestionably goes to the city's oldest presenter of chamber music, Music Toronto .. .I have a special affection for Music Toronto because· of the quality of listening its audiences consistently contribute to the concerts ... a good space, a savvy programmer - and an attentive, open-hearted audience. National Post Music Toronto is to be commended for presenting young artists ... rising stars need an audience to shine on. Tbe Toronto Star Ever with its ear to the ground, Music Toronto makes a habit of snatching up the best local talent for its resident ensembles. ' Tbe Globe and Mail The Hagen Quartet brought Music Toronto's season to a triumphant close .. . in a concert that underlined the fact that despite the tragic loss of the George Weston series, chamber music is still alive and well in this city. National Post Find out what you're missing See our ad for the 2000-2001 Season page 13 366-772·3 Jane Mallett Theatre St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts Thursday June 01 • • 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. Sterling Ivory. Music by Beethoven, Mathias, Roussel & others. Henneke Cats, flute; Michel Allard, piano. 15 70 Yonge St. 920· 5211. Free will offering. •• 2:00: Toronto Senior Strings. Vivaldi: t Summer from Four Seasons; Russian folk music; music by Handel, Arne,_Haydn, Somers & Tchaikovsky. Tamara Volskaya, domra; Victor Feldbrill, music director. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 73 Simcoe St. 488· 9452. f.- •• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks; three songs - Heimliche Aufforderung, Cacilie, Zueignung; Hoiman: The Invisible Reality. Soprano TBA; Susan Platts, meizo; Ben Heppner, tenor; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Children's Chorus; Jukka· Pekka Saraste, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . hits & dances. Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 978-7986. (gala). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Blessed Trinity Parish. To Each is Given ... Evening of musical reflection featuring inspirational poetry set to music by Marchildon. Choir, solo vocals & readings. Profits support the Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research. Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. 905-764· 1736. ,. • • 8:00: Company of Friends Productions. In the Company of friends ... Benefit concert for Vigil Toronto & Holy Trinity Refugee Committee. Becca Whitla, Jennifer Noble, Lynn Simmons, Pattie Kelly, Kirsten McKnight & other performers. Church of the Holy Trinity, io Trinity Square. 598-4521 ext.301. (waged), $ lO(un(der)waged) or PWYC. • • 8:00: Gallery Choir of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Ave Regina. Works for organ and choir by Palestrina, Bach, Willan, Reger, Preston, Skarecky, Shephard & Victoria. Geoffrey Ward, organ; Dr. Willis Noble, conductor. 477 Manning Ave. 769- 7991. ,. •• 8:00: I FURIDSI Baroque Ensemble. Long & McQuade Musical Instruments 'Where the Music Begins We carry a selection of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments for students and professionals _925 Bloor St. W. Toronto, Ontario (416) 588-7886 1133 Markham Rd. Scarborough, Ontario ( 416) 439-8001 380 Simcoe St. S. Oshawa, Ontario (905) 434-1612 ~ '? ~~~ cck-.,r....,,..~ 4~C" ?-777 Steeles Ave. ,W. North York, Ontario ( 416) 663-8612 370 Main St. North Brampton, Ontario (905) 450-4334

Music Canada M~sique 2000congratulates the 61 distinguished Canadian composers and six choreographers who have created new works for this national celebration · WORLD PREMIERES TO WATCH FOR IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA June 22 - St. Paul's Anglican Church - 7:30 pm Dance to .the Music of Time a series of tone poems by Jim and Rosemary Galloway. Presented by the Toronto Downtown Jazz Society and featuring Jim Galloway and His Wee Big Band. Commission Patron: The Fraser ·Foundation; St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor Street East. Tickets: 416-928-2033 MC November 2, 3, 4 & 5 - Macmillan Theatre - 8 pm The Last Duel a chamber ~pera by Gary Ku Iesha with libretto by Michael Patrick Albano, based on the last duel in C?nada in 1833 in Perth, Ontario Presented by the University of Toronto Faculty of Music Opera Department. Raffi Armenian, conductor, Michael Patrick Albano, director. Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto. Commission Patron: The Henry N.R. Jackman Foundation and J.P. Bickell Foundation. Tickets: 416-978-3744. November -Venue TBA When it Rains created by the composer/performance artist, Gordon Monahan Presented by New Music Concerts featuring Gordon Monahan. Admission is free. fnformalion: 416-961-9594 2 M Mus1cCanadaMus1que October 17 • • . Jane Mallett Theatre-apm Constantinople by Christos Hatzis 2000 Presented by Music Toronto, and featuring The Gryphon Trio, Jean Stillwell, mezzo soprano, Marysm Tollar, vocalist, at The St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front Street East. Commission Patron: M. Joan Chalmers, c.c., o. Ont.. Tickets: 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754 Nicholas Goldschmidt Artistic Director December 6 - Massey Hall - 8 pm 14 Remembered by Ahmed Hassan (a cpntemporary requiem for the 14 women murdered at L'Ecole Polytechnique on Decemb,er 6, 1989) Presented by Autumn Leaf Performance at Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street. Tickets: 416-872-4255, Information: 416-535~9998 October 31 to November 4 - Premiere Dance Theatre - 8pm Lonely Child, choreographed by Christopher House set to Claude Vivler's dynamic score of the same name. Presented by Toronto Dance Theatre featuring artists of Toronto Dance Theatre, Christopher House, Artistic Director. 207 Queen's Quay West, 3'd Floor. Commission Patrons: Davis + Henderson Ltd. and Ann & Lyman Henderson. Tickets: 416-973-4000 For further information and details about the Music Canada Musique 2000 world premieres taking place throughout Canada in the coming months - compositions by John Oswald, lmant Raminsh, Stephen Hatfield, Glenn Buhr, Kelly­ Marie Murphy, Omar Daniel, An-Lun Huang, Jeffrey McCune, R. Murray Schafer, Janet Danielson, Michael Parker, Malcolm Forsyth, Aris Carastathis, .Chris Paul Harmon, Peter Paul. Koprowski, Dean Burry, Fran~ois Morel, Bruce Mather and Andre Prevost. , , · Please visit our web site: Or call: 416-397-5727 Music Canada Musique 2000 acknowledges with thanks the generous support of the Canada Millennium Partnership Program, The Canada Council for the Arts, The Department of Canadian Heritage, The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation­ Ontario 2000, Ontario ·Arts Council, The Trillium Foundation, The Toronto Arts Council, the City of Toronto's Department of Economic Development, Cult4(e and Tourism, C!Jlture Division and Toronto llililleonlum. . ·

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