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Volume 6 Issue 9 - June 2001

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The CANADIAN CHILDREN'S OPERA CHORUS welcomes Nancy Handrigan (formerly Manager, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra) to the position of General Manager, effective June lst. To end the year, fresh from their European tour, the CCOC will host the Dutch choir De Kickers in a concert with the High Park Choirs. The CANADIAN MUSIC , CENTRE's Toronto Emerging OUR MEMBERS WRITE, JUNE 2001 Composer A ward, one of eight Emerging Toronto Attist awards · created by Toronto Community Foundation, has been given to Robert Wannamaker. A student at York University, Mr. Wannanlaker,has already created many works for varied performing forces includip.g electroacoustics, small ensembles, solo instruments and voice. The ETOBICOKE YOUTH BAND ended the season with a ·------------------------------ ' ' ' T ryp Tycn Productions presents An Evening wit'n .//~MOM/a William ShooKhoff, Piano Special Guest Brian Belleth, Tenor Saturday, August 11, 200.I The Stone Church, '15 Davenport Road Tickets _and _ . (416) 763-50661 ·-------~-------;..___ ~ ___________ c~c Cedar Glen Summer Music Centre Please note our New Location at APPLEBY COLLEGE, OAKVILLE on the shores of Lake Ontario 30 minutes west from downtown Toronto Plan the perfect musical vacation! 8 PM .. • weekly .instruction in group instrumental and vocal music • early, cl,assical, contemporary, jazz, world music • band, orchestra, choir, chamber ensernbles · • friendly, non-competitive atmosphere •recreational activities include swimming, tennis, squash ' I Week 1 : July 29 - August 5, 2001 Week 2: August 5 - 12, 2001 • over 20 years of music making • program for adult amateur singers and instrumentalists of all levels • residential and non-residential rates Telephone: 416-964-3642 E-mail: Website: Canadian Amateur Musicians!Musiciens Amateurs du Canada 20 wholenote JUNE 1, 2001 - JuLv 7, 2001 successful tour of the Washington area, with performai:tces that included the FDR Memorial. This followed a busy month in April when a new CD was released and a successful auction was held. Plans are underway for our upcoming 20th anniversary year. The TORONTO SINFONIETTA will launch its upcoming season at the new Isabel Bader Theatre on the· University of Toronto's Victoria College' campus. Opened this spring, the 500-seat theatre offers fine aCOl,lStics and luxurious accoutrements - all the features of a world class concert hall right in The Toronto Sinfonietta's home neighbourhood. The TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, .conducted by Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste, has won a Juno Award for the recording of Sibelius: Lemminkiiinen Suite and Night Ride and Sunrise. This marks its third Juno, the first being in.1976 for the Borodin Symphonies, and the second in 1996 for Ben Heppner Sings Richard Strauss. SPECIAL FOCUS ON SUMMER FESTIVALS continued from page 9 WESTBEN The Westben Arts Festival Theatre in Campbellford, Ontario is pleased to announce its second great summer of Concerts at The Barn during five weekends in July .... Beginning with the Season 2001 Gala Canada Day Weekend featuring the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2:00, enjoy: Jun 30/J~y 1 Pastoral. Symplwnies July 718 Mozari in the Meadow July 14115 Barnyard Romance July 21122 That Field of Homs July 28179 A(nother) Barnful of Broadway Tuesday evening ' "Music of the Night" concerts feature piano 'greats' Robert Silverman, Naida Cole and Brian Finley. Robert Silverman presents · Master Classes, July 11 m & 12m and the young Master Class . participants will perform in a youth concert on July 13m. The first "Young-At-Heart" Concert (for children of all ages!) - "A Symphony of Animal.s "­ features a full orchestra on the morning of July 1 ~ .. 705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 • Church of the Holy Trinity 10 Trinity Square, beside Eaton Centre 12:15 pm TENTH ANNIVERSARY'SERIES May 28: Winnie Czulinski, Lady of the Dulcimer June 4; Alan Hobbins performing piano music of Debussy and Chopin · June 11: Boys of St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Matthew Larkin, Director June 18: Echo Women's Choir - A Spring Celebration featuring music of South Africa, Croatia, Hildegarde von Bingen and Canadian composer Andrew Ager June .25: Riverdale Ensemble, with works by Hans Gal, Rebecca Clarke and Peter Schickele July 2 Jay Lambie, tenor; Lucy Carrick-Wedel, soprano; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, piano, by Steffani, Milhaud, Schumann, Lawes, Sullivan, and Sondheim July 9: Tone Art Ensemble - Piazzollo: Histoire du Tango and other Symetries . .. Pay as you can - suggested don·ation to the performers Phone: 416-598-4521 Fax: 416-598-14~2

Comprehensive Concert Listings, June 1 to July 7 Friday June 01 -JOO: Elation Pauls. Soiree de belle musique. Works by Schubert, Brahms, Poulenc & Motart. Elation Pauls, violin; Georgiana Balanica, piano; Anick Lamarche, soprano. Toronto United Mennonite Church, 1774 Queen St. East. 416·699·6631. Admission by donation. - 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Apprentice Chorus Spring Concert. Choral repertoire; staged work. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416· 366·0467. - 7:30: Random Acts of Music Ensemble. Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets; Schubert: Trout Quintet; Foote: A Night Piece for Flute & String Quintet; Bottessini: Anaante & Variations for Flute, Clarinet & String Quartet; Saint·Saens: Carnival of the Animals. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Cynthia Woods, double bass; Kent Teeple, viola; Gordon Craig, clarinet; Peter Tiefenbach, piqno & other performers. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416·260· 9302. ,, family rate. - 8:00: Choir of Yorkminster Park Church. Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region; Five Mystical Songs; Glick: The Hour Has Come; Guilmant: Symphony I · for organ & orchestra. Stephen King, baritone; William Maddox, organ/conductor; with orchestra. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925· 7312. ,. - 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Mad Naked Summer Night. Works by Bach, Biber, Purcell and Handel. Guests: Kris Ingles, trumpet; Greg Ingles, sackbut. Knox College Chapel, 59 St. George St. 416-252-8740. ,. . - 8:00: Kammermusik Toronto. Works by Rutter, Porter & Alfven. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416-968· 9442. . - 8:00: Massey Hall. Juan de Marcos ·Gonzalez & Afro-Cuban All Stars. 15 Shuter. . 416-872-4255. .50 to .50. - 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Sounds of Latin America. Ramirez: Misa Criolla; Barnes: Adioses; Rutter: Fancies; Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses; Robinovitch: Canciones por las Americas. Jessica Lloyd, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Shawn Grenke, piano; Maderas Latin Band; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-530-4428. ,. - 8:00: St. Anne's Church. Great Music at St. Anne's: Strawberry Cabaret. Variety show of popular music. Members of St Anne's Choir. Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin. 416· 922-4415. . ' - 8:00: Toronto Harpfest 2001. Opening Concert and Reception. Janet Gadesky, Sahra Hutchings, celtic harps; Malcolm Sinclair, baritone; Anneliese Cameron, celtic liarp & voice; Gisele & ~obin, Paraguayan harp duo. Charbonnel Lounge; St. Michael's College, 81 St. Mary St. 416·255-5109. . - 8:00: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Faculty Concert. St. George· the-Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598· 3444 #243. PWYC (suggested minimum ). *CANCELLED* Readers please note: plans change; & we make mistakes! Please use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. For full music theatre listings, see page19. For "Too late to list" and "Further afield" see pages 28-29. Saturday June 02 - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music. lobby Concert. RCM Students. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824 ex.321. F.ree. - 2:00: Viva Youth Singers of Toronto. Spring Concert. Guest: Mary Lou Fallis. ' soprano; Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, music director. Trinity-St. Paul's.Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-422-0741. $i5,. - 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. One W,orld. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905·624· 9704. . - 7:30: North York Singers. Glory. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; Mozart: Sparrow Mass. Serenata Choir & other guest artists; Gary Heard, artistic director. Loretto Abbey, 101 Mason Blvd. 905-893-9626. ,. - 8:0Q: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Oavid Francey, singer/songwriter. Birch Cliff United Church, 33 East Rd. 416·264·2235. , sliding scale available. · - 8:00: All The King's lioicesfTrypTych Productions. Puccini: Tosca. In concert. Catherine Tait, soprano; Danijel Varga;tenor; . Seong Hyun Chun, baritone & other performers; William Shookhoff, music director & accompanist; David King, chorus director. Willowdale United Churth, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416·225·2255. ,. - 8:00: Anno Domini Chamber Singers. Paschal Praise. Choral music for Easter, Ascension & Pentecost. David Jafelice, director. Newman Centre Chapel, 89 •St. George St..416·696-0093. . - 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Grieg: Piano Concerto Op.16; Peer Gynt Suite, #1 Op.56; Bizet: Carmen (selections); L' Arlesienne Suite # 1. Glenda del Monte Escalante, piano; Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416·925·9872 ext.2066. (advance),(door). - 8:00: Dr. Hwaeja Lee. Celebration Concert at the Organ. Works by De Grigny, Breech, CPE Bach, Langlais, Franck, Hindemith & JS Bach. Deer Park United Church, 129 St. Clair West. 416-960·00R ,. Proceeds to the Organ Scholarship Fund. - 8:00: Etobicoke Youth Band. Spring Musicfest 2001. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr. 416·239-9724. . - 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Toronto Tabla Ensemble. East Indian rhythms; music & dance styles from around the world. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 4·16·9.73·4000. ,. - 8:00: Jubilate Singers. Toronto in Springtime: Songs of love and Nature: Willan: Five Liturgical Motets (selections); wor~s by Ager, Coglan, Watson Henderson and others. Brad Ratzlaff, conductor; Sherry Squires, accompanist. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-297-8818. ,, children under 12. - 8:00: Music Gallery. Canadian Electronic ·Ensemble: Hie sunt leones. Bolton: new work for an unnamed instrument; music by Dobinson, Jaeger, Lake, Montgomery & Stillwell. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416·204-1080. ,. - 8:00: Orchestra Toronto. Shostakovich: Symphony #7 Leningrad. Douglas Sanford, conductor. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 · Bathurst St. 416-467-7142. ,. - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. Serinette. Opera by Harry Somers & James Reaney. In concert. Sally Dibblee & Lambroula Pappas, sopranos; Marcia Swanston, mezzo; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; John Avey & Doug MacNaughton, baritones & other performers. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church' St. 416-504· 7529, ,. - 8:00: St. Anne's Church. Great Music at St. Anne's: Strawberry Cabaret.· See June 1. - 8:00: Toronto Harp Fest 2001. Moira Nelson, Mary Muckle, harp and voice; Elena Jubinville, cello and voice; Alys Howe, celtic harp; The Ottawa Harp Choir. Knox College Chapel, 23 King's College Circle. 416-255· 5109. . - 8:00: Toronto Sinfonietta. Maureen Forrester in Concert. Classical & contempo· rary light works. Ruth Morawetz, piano. Agricola Lutheran Church;25 Old York Mills Rd. 416-489-7489. . Benefit for Toronto Sinfonietta. Sunday June 03 - 1 :00: University of Toronto. Soldiers' Tower Carillon Recital Series. Michael Brooks Hart, carillonneur. The lawn, Hart House Cfrcle. 416·978:2452. Free. - 1 :30: Spadina Historic House & Gardens. Music in the Orchard.· Jainie Thompson, flute. Music demonstrating the consequences of changes in flute design, from bamboo flutes ta keyed instruments. 285 Spadina Road. 416-392-6910. Free. - 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Sunday Concert: Mel M'rabet, oud, sax & vocals. Traditional Andalusian, flamenco, jazz, world. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-3000. Free. - 2:00: Toronto Harpfest 2001. Closing Concert. Sharlene W~. celtic hara: Angelica Ottewill, celtic h~rp and voice; . Jubal's Daughters, harp and flute; The Essex Harp Ensemble. Knox College Chapel, 23 King's College Circle. 416·255·5109. . - 3:00: ARRAYMUSIC.2001 Young Composers' Workshop: Future lab. Premieres by Charke, Priest, Rabe & Thorpe. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416·204· 1080. . . - 3:00: Hart House Music Committee. Sixth Annual Rupert Schieder Concert. Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Leslie Anne Bradley, soprano. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. - 4:30: St. Anne's Church. Great Music at St. Anne's: Choral Evensong. Festival of favourite hymns with compline. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416·536-3160. - 7:30:, Davenport Chamber Orchestra. Concertos in TheBeach. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante; Brahms: Alto Rhapsoay; Beethoven: Piano Concerto #2. Sarah Fraser, violin; Mari van Pelt, mezzo; Alexia Preston, piano. Bellefair United Church, 2 Bellefair. · 416-408-2824 ext.779. ,. *CANCELLED* - 8:00: Borealis Recording Company/ Ashkenaz Foundation For Yiddish Culture. Beyond the Pale. CD release concert. for Routes. Eric Stein, mandolin & tsimbl; Anne Lindsay, violin; Sasha Luminsky, accordion; Martin van de Ven, clarinets; Bret Higgins. bass & guests. T ranzac Club, 292 Brunswick. 416·482·2699. . - 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Toronto Tabla Ensemble. du Maurier Theatre Centre. See June 2.· - 8:00: Sonavista. lester Files. Arrange· ments by Nancy Walker of Lester Young works; excerpts from novel by Perly. Geordie McDonald Jazz Ensemble; Susan Perly, poet.. Artword Theatre, 75 Portland. 416-967 · 0259. . - 8:00: University Settlement-Music and Arts School/St. Christopher House. Choral Concert. St. Christopher House, 248 Ossington. 416-532-4828 #127, 416-598· 3444 ext.243. . Monday June 04 - 12:15: Church of the Holv Trinitv. Music Counterpoint Community Orchestra Presents: . +orthern Li91t,. Saturday, June 2'nd, 2001 Betty Oliphant Theatre, 8:00 p.m. 404 Jarvis Street, Just South of Wellesley Terry Kowalczuk, Conductor featuring: Edvard Grieg's Piano Concert in A minor Glenda Escalante del Monte, piano As well as: Selections from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite, Excerpts from . Bizet's Carmen, plus more amazing music. See our listing under June 2'nd Advanced Tickets available at: "This Ain't The Rosedale Library" 481 Church Street (), or at the Door () • JuN_E 1, 2001 - JuLv 7, 2001 wholenote 21

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