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Volume 6 Issue 8 - May 2001

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CONCERT NOTES HEAR &

CONCERT NOTES HEAR & NOW, continued TORONTO OPERA REPERTOIRE Under the direction of Giuseppe Macina SOLOIST AUDITIONS May 25, 2001 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Composers Chris Paul Harman and Rose Bolton are each featured twice in this month process. The program is covering interjections. available free of charge to groups or individuals. Having been a On the 13th, the Esprit Composer Companion on · 1 Orchestra continues its fascinanumerous occasions, I highly tion with Dutch music, peiformrecommend it. ing Louis Andriessen's TAO for 'piano, koto, voice & orchestra, along with Ishii's Afro-Concerto Op.50 for solo percussion & orchestra (performed by percussion virtuoso Beverley Johnston), and Colin McPhee's Symphony #2. A pre-concert talk takes place at 7: 15 at the Jane Mallett Theatre. · Hannan In the second concert of its Encounters Series (the previous being the MacMillan/Rolfe concert featured here last month), Soundstreams Canada kicks off a busy month for Chris Paul Harman, in his concert pairing with Ana Sokolovic May 8 at the Glenn Gould Studio. Featuring new works by both composers, this concert is also highlighted by the inclusion of soprano Tamara Hummel, violinists Mark Fewer and Arinalee Patipatanakoon, and pianist Stephen Clarke. . Harman's increasingly fragmented and anti~linear approach has added a new degree of structural interest likely evident in his new work for 9 musicians. Two days later, on May 10, 8pm, Continuum presents · "L'Etranger Errant" at Music Gallery/Guerrilla Gallery's sometime location of St. George the Martyr Church, with music by Peter Adriaansz, Keeril Makan, Ian Crutchley,,John Weinzweig, and a new work by Scott Godin. Inspired by censorship on television, in particular the annoying "bleep" that is dubbed over any expletives that may be spoken, Godin's new piece "dang" exploits the confusion caused by these Another concert I look forward to is ARRA YMUSIC's Randonee on May 18, at Trinity­ St. Paul's Centre, including a world premiere from idiosyncratic Irish composer Gerald Barry, the extraordinary landscape of Walter Zirnmermann's "Randonee 1: Northwest Passage," written for the · ARRA YMUSIC ensemble, and new works by Rose Bolton, · Barbara Monk Feldman, Henry Kucharzyk, and Cameron McKittrick. Last, New Music Concerts continues its active season on Saturday May 26, 8:00 pm, at the Glenn Gould Studio, premieringr· new pieces by Y annick Plamondon and Chris Paul Harman, as well as "Incidental Music of My Mind", for 16 · players, by Toronto-based composer Rose Bolton, Rudolph Komorous' 1998 work" The Seven Sides of Maxine's Silver Die", and "Entendre marcher un ange .. . " by Brian Cherney. To arrange an audition, please call Giuseppe Macina 416-698-3287 aarnaaeus mcnoir THE AMADEUS CHOIR is holding AUDl,-IONS for new singers Our 2001 /2002 Season includes works by Eleanor Daley and Bramwell Tovey, as well as Durufle, Faure, Mendelssohn and Rutter, and a performance of Bach's Mass in B Min'or Experienced choral singers with good sight reading abilities are invited to audition To book an audition, call Joan Andrews at 905-642-8706, or e-mail joan.andrews@etel.tdsb.on.ca For more information, please call the choir office at 416-446-0188 e-mail: amachoir@idirect.com 16 Wholenote MAY 1, 200.1 - JUNE 7, 2001

Auditions - Conducting lnstjtute Orchestra Strings , woodwinds, horn, trumpet, timpani. July 21 -Aug 2, 0/week. Auditions May 22-26 Send resume to Anna Gartshore, RCM Community School, 273 Bloor' St W, Toronto, ON, M5S 1 W2 or email: annag@rcmusic.ca Auditions for Boys' Voices. The Choir of Gentlemen and Boys at The Church of St. Simon-the-Apostle •Excellent musical education •Monthly honorarium •Supervised and secure environment AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE IN JUNE The Church is located downtown, near the Sherboume subway station on Bloor. Thomas Bell, Director of Music 416-923-8714 x 208 SINGERS WANTED! The Jubilate Singers, an auditioned mixed-voice chamber choir, is seeking new members for the 2001- 2002 concert season. Voices in all ranges are welcome. Rehearsing Tuesday evenings from September through June, the choir presents a three-concert subscription series each season. Contact the Jubilate Singers by telephone at 416- 297-8818 or by e-mail at don.robertson@alumni.uwo.ca THE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S OPERA CHORUS Ann Cooper Gay, Artistic/Music Director Lynn Janes and Teri Dunn, · Conductors of the Apprentice Choirs AUDITION'S Let Your Star Shine! Auditions will be held in JUNE for children aged 5 - 15. Exceptional musical experience, education and camaraderie .await the successful applicant! For information, contact Hanna de Boer 416-461-3115 '})_ :11cXM£ · NAtXJI:. Chamber Choi~ Invites autlitions for vo{unteer and kad singers witfi good sigfitsinging skj{fs. Camerata refiearses and performs at (jrace Cfiurcfi on tfie Hill 300 Lontisdde 'RJf. Week.{y refiearsafs Weinesriays at 7:15pm Pfease ca[{ Afe{va 'Ireffinger (jraliam 416-488-7884e~t17 or email mtgrafiam47@fiome.com to arrange an audition .ij))j ?>J,J ,~~4#J- 'Tfie most ~eautifu£ music was written for the fiuman voice · it '.s tfie only instrument we p{ay. www.torontocamerata org - info@torontocamerata.org ~0iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii1&

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