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Volume 6 Issue 9 - June 2001

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Monday Concert: ,4/an Hobbins, piano. Music of Debussy & Chopin. 10 Trinity Square. 416· 598-4521. - 7:30: Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Five Small Concerts: Rule B(itannia! Jacob: Quartet for Clarinet & Strings; Britten: Quartet for Strings; Ireland: Sextet for Horn. Clarinet & Strings. Carol. Fujino & Virginia Chen Wells, violins; Daniel Blackman, viola; Kirk Worthington, cello; Joan Watson, horn; Joseph Orlowski, clarinet. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-323-0862. ,. - 7:30: Rilferdale Youth Singers. Ohl Those Musicals. Songs and choruses of the ·great musicals. Guests: Peter Barnes and Mary McCandless; Mark Bell, conductor. The Opera House, 735 Queen St. East. 416· 778· 0796. Free. Tuesday June 05 I , - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hours at St. James'.· Father John Palmer, organ. Langlais: Feux d'artifice; lbert: Musette from 3 pieces; Vierne: Final from 1. Symphonie. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. We~n~sday June 06 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Michael Bloss, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416- 925-7312. Free. - 7:30: Hungarian Helicon Society. Egri & Pertis Piano Duo. Tchaikovsky: Three Dances from Nutcracker Suite Op.71a; Rachmaninov: Russian Rhapsody; Saint-Saens: Caprice Arabe Op.96; liszt:,Grand Concert-piece on Mendelssohn's "Songs Without Words"; Rak6czi March; Dohnanyi: Valse Sentimentale Op.39a. Monika Egri and Attila Pertis, pianos. St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. East. 416- 447-3247. , (members). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Villa Lobos: Bachiana Brasileiras #9; Strauss: Symphonia Domestica; Mozart: Piano Concerto #21 Elvira Madigan. Andre Laplante, piano; John Neschling, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 5934828. to . Thursday June 07 -12:10: St. Paul's Bloor Street.Noon Hour Recital: Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 416-961-8116. Free. - 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See June 6. Matinee to . -8:00: rioT Trio/CBC Radio Two. New Work!. Newly commissioned works by Barroso, Arnold & Barber; Canadian premieres by Kurtag & Curschmann. Michele · Verheul, clarinet/bass clarinet; Angela Rudden, viola; Eve Egoyan, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555 . ,. - 8:00: Theatre Sheridan. Style 2001 ·A Singin' and Dancin' Odyssey! Song and dance review. Rod Maxwell, director. 1430 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville .. 905-8154049/or complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:30: Mirvish Productions. The Orowsy Chaperone. Book by Don McKellar & Bob Martin; music by Greg Morrison; lyrics by Lisa Lambert. Spoof of the great Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge. 416-872-1212. 22\ wholenote JuNE 1, 2001 - JuLv 7, 2001 -. For complete run see music theatre listings. Friday June OB - 7:00: House of Blues Concerts. Oh Susanna. Featuring songs from her new CD "Sleepy little Sailor". Trinity-St. Paul's · Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-870-8000. .50. - 8:00: Canadian Singers. Will the Real Canada Please Stand Up? !lf. How I learned · to Stop Worrying & love Toronto Traffic. Guest M.C.: Panny Hamill; Harvey Patterson, music director. Fairview library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416-690·9629. ,. - 8:00: Chorus America Conference 2001. Festival of Choirs. Larsen: Eine Kleine Snailmusik (world premiere & commissioned work)! music by Daley, Glick, Watson Henderson, Raminsh, Schafer & Somers. Toronto Children's Chorus; Amadeus Choir; Elmer lseler Singers; MacMillan Singers; ' members o.f the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Jean Ashworth Bartle, Lydia Adams & Doreen Rao'. conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416- 932-8666 ext.111. - 8:00: Nathaniel Oett Chorale. And Still We Sing .. .lmages, Shadows and Dreams. Baker: Images, Shadows and Dreams: Five Vignettes; Argento: Spirituals and Swedish Chorales. Sealy: And Still We Sing. Joe Sealy Quintet; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, director. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-872- 1212. (2 for ), (st). - 8:00: North Toronto Women's Chamber C~oir. Rise Up Singing! Music from Renaissance to contemporary. Anne Yardley, conductor. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 ManorRd.East.416485-2259. ,, under 12 free. - 8:00: Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Damn Yankees. Pat Elia, David light, George Stocker, Denise Coady, Lisa Drago & other performers. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416-222-8282 ext.2787. .50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:00: Via Salzburg. Brand Finale. Schubert: Fantasia for four hands in f, D 940; Beethoven: Sonata for violin & piano Op.47, Kreutzef, Bartok: Sonata for.two pianos and percussion. lmre Rohmann & TUnde Kurucz, piano duo; Russell Hartenberger, percussion; David Kent, timpani; Mayumi Seiler, violin. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416- 205-5555. , (sr), (st). Saturday June 09 - 7:30: Harbourfront Centre. Matthew­ Aaron Dusk and His Swingin' little Big Band. Mix of jau standards & originals. du Maurier ·Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416- 9734000. ,,. - 7:30: High Park Choirs of Toronto. It's Showtime!! Children's Division & Senior Girls, Boys, Youth and Chamber Divisions; Maria Bella, soprano; string ensemble; Ann Cooper Gay, artistic director. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-762-0657. ,. . - 8:00: Ars Musica. Wva Verdi. Jeff Butler, Gail Malcolm, Cherry Ann Mendez; Paola Di Santo, Rosa Antony & Maurizio Antonelli, singers; Adolfo De Santis, piano. Toronto Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-247- 2507. . - 8:00: EMPressions Show Choir. Broadway Cabaret. Songs from 100 years of Broadway. David J. King, conductor. Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 416•248-0410. ,. - 8:00: Iris· The Toronto Women's Chorus. love Songs and lullabies. Bloor St. United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416-694· 6347 (advance),(door). - 8:00: Riverdale Ensemble. Schickele: -Serenade for Three, for clarinet, violin & piano; Bax: Ballad for violin & piano; Clarke: Passacaglia for viola & piano; Crawley: T enapenny Pieces for clarinet & piano; Jacobsson: Tre Stycken (3 pieces) for clarinet, viola & piano. Ellen Meyer, piano; Daniel Kushner, violin & viola; Stephen Fox, clarinet. The Chapel, Victoria University, 91 Charles St. West. 416-465-7443. ,. - 8:00: Salon des Refuses Concerts. CONTACT Contemporary Music Ensemble. Gfroerer: Peet.us Amor (world premiere); Polarities · from the Other Side; Follow the Sun; Minthorn: Scherzo, for Solo Piano (world premiere); Hodkinson: Drawings. Sunrise String Quartet; Timothy Minthorn. composer/ pianist; Bruno Cormier, bass-baritone. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 416- 926-0511. ,. - 8:00: Toronto.Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See June 6. Sunday June 10 - 1 :30: Spadina Historic House & Gardens. Music in the Orchard: Hornpipe. Classical duets arranged for french horn & flute. 285 Spadina Road. 416-392-6910. Free. - 2:00: Chorus America Conference 2001. Festival of Choi;s. See June 8. Added performance: Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-932 -8666 ext.111. ,. - 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Sunday Concert: Pedras da Rua. Rhythms & poetry from northeastern Brazil; jau improvisation. Arin Tindal Stage, 235 Queens Quay West( , 416-973-3000. Free. - 2:30: Adelaide Bell. Recital Music by Liszt, Tchaikovski, Menter, Alkan; selection of French art songs & songs to celebrate spring. Adelaide Bell & Mark Zurowski, piano; Judy Anzlec, soprano. 4 Dominion Road. 416-251- 8397. . - 3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestra. Matz: Scherzo and Allegro; Musette; Albeniz: Suite ' Espanola; Haydn: Surprise Symphony. Kristine Bogyo, Clare Carberry, conductors. Rosedale Heights School, 711 ·Bloor St. E. 416-922· • 3714. ,. - 3:00: University of Toronto. Soldiers' Tower Carillon Recital Series. John Courter, carillonneur. The lawn, Hart-House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. - 3:30: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Etobicoke Swings. New & nostalgic tunes .that span a century. John Edward ICELAND'S MOTET CH'OIR 60 Voices from Hallgrims' Church, Reykjavik coasc co coasc Coan Scandin~vian & North American Sacred A Cappella Music · Hordur Ask~lsson Cqnductor One of Iceland's best choirs! 8 pm Sun. June 10 St. James' Cathedral 65 Church St. Adults Students/Seniors 905 889-9937 or 905 731-4799 http://web.idirect.com/-icct/ Icelandic Canadian ·Club of Toronto

Liddle, conductor. Assembly Hall, 3121 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 41641O:l570. - 7:30: High Park Choirs of Toronto. It's Showtime!! Runnymede United Church. See June 9. - 7:30: Toronto Sinfonietta. Natalie Choquette: la Oiva Returns! Comedy for opera & classical music aficionados. Matthew Jaskiewicz, music director. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416· 410-4379. ,, (Platinum Package). - 8:00: Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto. Iceland's Motet Choir. Scandinavian & North American sacred a cappella music. Hordur Askelsson, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St 905-889-9937. ,. - 8:00: Victoria Scholars. The Spirit of England. Byrd: Mass for Three Voices; Britten: The Ballad of little Musgrave and Lady Barnard; works by Elgar, Gilbert & Sullivan, Holst, Rutter, Tallis, Vaughan Williams & Warlock. Jerzy Cichocki, director. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. West. 416-761-7776. ,. Monday June 11 - 12:15: Church of the Holy Tri[lity. Music Monday Concert: Boys of St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Ottawa. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598-4521. - 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. John Courter, carillon & organ in Recital 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331. Free (donations accepted). - 7 :00: St. Lawrence Hall. Celebration of the 1851 Jenny Lind Concert in the Great Hall Elisabet Strid, soprano; Karin Haglund, piano. 159 King St East. 416-861-1793. . - 7:45: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Strawberries and Song. 27th annual concert & Strawberry Social. Robert Richardson, conductor. Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. , / (sr/ch). Tuesday June 12 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hours at St. James'.· Annual fl.equest Recital Michael Bloss & Christopher Dawes, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. - 7:45: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Strawberries and Song. Thornhill Presbyterian Church. See June 11. - 8:00: Festival Wind Orchestra. Summer Serenade. Music by Copland, Gershwin, King, and Jutras. Guest: Mark Ruhnke, vocals. Fairview library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-491-1683. ,. - 8:00: Jenni Hayman. Heaven & Earth. Songs and duets by Dowland, Morley, Cesti, Stroui, Clerambault, Handel & others. Jenni Hayman, soprano; Elaine Robertson, mezzo; Christopher Dawes, continua; Joh,n Edwards, Jute. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. The High Park 9hoirs of" J Toronto· ____ .Qresent IT'S SHOWTIME!! Artistic Director: Ann Cooper Gay ·Saturday June 9, 2001 Children's Division, Senior Divisions 7:30 pm Sunday June 10, 2001 Senior Girls, Boys, Youth & Chamber Divisions 7:30 pm with sotJrano Maria Belia and a cbgrisier's String Ens~mble Runnymede United Church 432 Runnymede Road (N of Bloor St W) Tickets ~ Ad/ Sr,St) Info: 416-762-0657 · Auditions: June 5, 12- Runnymede United Church for the Children's Choir (grades 4 to 6) June 13 - St. Martin in-the-Fields Anglican Church for Sr Boys & Sr Girls (grades 7 to OAC) Please call 416 762 • 0657 for audition time and information. I FESTNAL OF CHOIRS .9l. Caruufian Cnoraf Cefe6ration Part of Chorus America National Conference www.chorusamerica.org Amadeus Choir, Lydia Adams, Conductor Elmer lseler Singers, Lydia Adams, Conductor MacMillan Singers, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Doreen Rao, Conductor Toronto Children's Chorus Jean Ashworth Bartle, Conductor ll arnaaeus · cnoir · FACULTY of MUSIC r L~ MacMillan ~\Singers UNl\'l!RSJTY Ol'T(W.()NTO El.MER ISEI.ER SINGERS A_ Toronto ~=~Children's 1111 Chorus Featuring music by renowned Canadian composers: · Eleanor Daley, Srul Irving Glick, Ruth Watson Henderson, lmant Raminsh, R. Murray Schafer and Harry Somers, and the world premiere of Libby Larsen's Eine Kleine Snailmusik, commissioned for the occassion. Friday, June 8, 2001 8 pm (Note: rescheduled from Thursday, June 7) George Weston Recital Hall Toronto Centre for the Arts Thi$ performance is for Chorus America delegates and series subscribers from all the performing groups. A limited number of tickets may be available prior to the performance. REPEAT PERFORMANCE Sunday, June 10, 2001 2 pm . Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street East, at Church St. This performance is open to the public, and to subscribers who indicate their preference for this downtown venue. Following this concert, audience members are invited to the Elmer /seler Singers' Strawberries and Champagne benefit. Ca/1416-217-0537 or visit www.elmeriselersingers.com TO o ·uR SUBSCRIBERS • Please note change of date from June 7 to June 8. • Subscriptions will be honoured for either concert, and subscribers from all groups will be contacted by mail or telephone to make their choice of date. Tickets: 416-932-8666, ext. 111 and . Information: Amadeus Choir: 416-446-0188 · EIS: 416-217-0537 Toronto Children's Chorus: 416-932-8666, ext. 111 JuNE 1, 2001 - JuLv 7, 2001 wholenote 23

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