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Volume 8 Issue 8 - May 2003

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i11Mli:itiill:il!li:W~ FIELD Orchestra; Richard Cunningham, director. St. Andrew's Church, 54 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519· 745·0675. Sunda June 01 - 3:00: Renaissance Singers. In Honour of Her Majesty. See May 31. Wesley United _Church, 6 Cambridge St., Cambridge. - 7:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Handel: Zadok the Priest; Concerto for organ and strings in g Op. 7 #5; Bach: Cantata #29. String quartet; Ronald D. Greidanus, organ/conductor. St. James Church, Old Church Rd. Caledon East 905· 880·2445. ,. CONTINUED Friday June 06 - 7:00: Oriana Singers (Northumberland). Come To My Garden. Garden-themed music. Marie Anderson, conductor; Robert Grandy, accompanist. Batterwood Estate, Canton. 905- 372-2210. . Annual fundraiser. Saturday June 07 -.2:30: Hamilton International Tattoo. Military bands; pipes and drums; dancers; military dispiay teams. Copps Coliseum, Hamilton. 905-546·4040. , (sr), (child under 13), group rates. OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE Alexander Singers and Players. The Gondoliers. By Gilbert & Sullivan. Angela Hawaleshka, producer & musical director. May 17,22-24: 8:00; May 18,25: 2:00; May i 1: 1 :00. Leah Posl_uns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-785-0333. ,. Amphion Opera. Cassandra. Opera iii concert. By GJ Portman & Ian McAndrew. Carolyn Sinclair, Jane Archibald, do-Anne Bentley, Jon Paul D6cosse, Eric Shaw & Andrew Tees, singers; Michael Jarvis, conductor. May 23 8:00: St. Joseph's Church, 260 Herkimer St., Hamilton; May 25 8:00: St. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Ave., Toronto. 416-962-7137. ·, (sr/ st). Autumn Leaf Performance. Kafka in love. Music by Kurtag; Yiddish & Sephardic song. "Water-opera" conceived & directed by T.A. Sokoloski. May 3,4: 9:00. Hart House Pool, 7 Hart House Circle. 416·973-4000. ,. Charity Players. Godspell Music by Schwartz. Max DeNardis, Michael Zeeke Hamilton; Amy Lewis, Allyson Bradley, Dionne Skinner & other performers. May 2 & 3: 8:00. George lgnatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place. 416·504· 7529. Proceeds to support th~ U of T Bloorview Epilepsy Research Group. Civic Light Opera Company. A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine. Music & lyrics by Jerry Herman; Joe Cascone, David Haines, Peter Loucas, Carol Kugler & other performer. May 22-24, 27-31: 8:00; May 25,29,31, Jun 1: 2:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416·469·8450. .50,, .50 special (May 22,27-29). Clarkson Music Theatre. Unforgettable. Tribute to the classics of the 1950s & 1960s. Music of Presley, Beatles, Aretha Franklin, the Chordettes. Soloists; Darryl Burton, conductor. May 9 & 10: 8:00, May 11: 2:00. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ,, group rates. DO 2003. Drag Ext~avaganza. Broadway-las Vegas style revue. To May 3: 8:00; Saturday matinee: 4:00. Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8668. OO(opening night gala), -(regular run). To benefit Casey House. Etobicoke Musical Productions. Singin' In the Rain. Music: Brown; lyrics: Freed; Kieren MacMillan, musical director. May 2·4,9, 10. Fri & Sat evenings: 8:00 (except May 10), Sundays & Sat May 10: 2:00. Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500The East Mall. 416-248· 0410. ,(youth). Etobicoke School of the Arts. Les Miserables. Music theatre students; live pit orchestra. May 26-28: 7:30. 675 Royal York Rd. 416-394-6910 x5. ,. Harry Gadsby Theatricals. This Could Be love. By Brock Simpson; music direction by Tom Baker; Jonathan Crombie & Krista , Sutton, performers. Comical musical. Tues· , Sat to May 25. Evenings 8:00, matinees 2:30. Ariword Theatre, 75 Portland St. 416· 504-7529. Michael Rubinoff. Side By Side By Sondheim. Songs from Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Anyone Can Whistle & other music theatre works. May 7 8:00(preview); May 8-10, 13· 17: 8:00; May 10, 11, 17: 2:00. Poor Alex Theatre, 296 Brunswick. 416-870·8000. ,. Mirvish Productions.Aida. Contemporary musical by Elton John & Tim Rice. May 7 ·31. Tues-Sat: 8:00; Wed, Sat, Sun: 2:00; added performances May 8 2:00, May 11 7:30, May 29 2:00. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416·872-1212. -. Mirvish Productions. Mamma Mia! Musical based on the songs of ABBA. Music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjiirn Ulvaeus; book by Catherine Johnson; directed by Phyllida Lloyd. To September 28. T ues·Sat 8:00; Wed, Sat & Sun 2:00. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 416-872-1212. to . Mirvish Productions. The lion King. Stage musical of Disney's 1994 animated feature. To June 29. Wed-Sat: 8:00; Wed & Sat: 2:00; Sun: 1 :00 & 6:30. Princess of Wales Theatie, 300 King St. West. 416-872-1212. _ to 6. Music at Metropolitan. Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Oreamcoat. Fully staged production. Benjamin Stein, Anne Thomson, Malcolm Sinclair, performers; Bill Martyn, director; Patricia Wright, conductor. June 5,6,7: 7:30. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x51. $ 20, O(child 12 & under). Opera Atelier. Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro. Dan Belcher, Nathalie Paulin, Curtis Sullivan, Monica Whither & other performers; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor. May 1,3,6,7,9, 10: 7:30; May 4: 3:00. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872- 5555. -. Opera Encore. Voices of Spring. Music from Mikado, Gondoliers, Student Prince, Gigi, , Kismet & others. Barbara Fris, soprano; Linda Marcinkus, mezzo; Richard Valdez, tenor; Lloyd Dean & Herb Brown, baritones; Al Kynas, Hummingbird Centre. The last Empress · bass. May 3: 7:30. Church of St. Augustine An Epic Musical Story of the Korean Queen of Canterbury, 1847 Bayview. 416-784· Min. May 29-June 14. Tues-Sat: 8:00, Sat & 0799. . Sun: 2:00. 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. Opera Mississauga. Verdi:llTrovatore. Simona $ 55· $ 85. •CANCEL LEO• Bertini, Eughenia Dundekova, Antonio De Palma, Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Canadian Mauro Augustini, Enrico Rinaldo', singers; Dwight Opera Company: Cinderella. Recommended for Bennett, conductor. May 1,3: 8:00. Hanmerson ages 3-7. May 10: 2:00. 4141 Living Arts Dr. HaU, 4141 Living Arts Centre Dr., Mississauga. 905- 905-306-6000. ,. . 306-6000. -4. *CANCELLED* TORONTO MUSIC CAMP July 14 - W, 2003 ti350 Yonge St. Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Music Theatre Workshop. Music from Kiss Me Kate. In concert. Linda Eyman, director. May 24: 8:00. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·408· 2824 x321. Scarborough Music Theatre.Jesus Christ , Superstar. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Tim Rice. May '1·3,8·10, 15-17: 8:00; May 4, 11: 2:00. Scarborough llillage Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396·4049. , (st/sr Thurs.Sat). Soundstreams ·Canada/Canadian Children's Opera Chorus/CBC Radio Two. A Midwinter Night's Dream. Children's opera by Harry Somers and Tim Wynne Jones. Todd Hammond, director; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. For ages 6 & up. May 8 & 10: 7:30; May 10 & 11 : 2:00. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366· 7723. ,,. Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. The Prophecy. By Thorarinn Eldjarn; performed by Miiguleikhusi. Ancient Nordic myth told in story and music. Recommended for ages 6 & up. May 5: 7:30; May 10: 7:30; May 11: 2:00. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416·366-7723. ,, (youth 16 & under). Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. Caribou Song. Story by Tomson Highway; Rick Sacks, composer; performed by Red Sky P.erformance. Music, storytelling & dance. Recommended for ages 6 & up. May 2: 7:30, May 3: 11 :OOam, May 4: 2:00. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416·366· 7723. ,, (youth 16 & under). Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. Pacamambo. Story by Mouawad; composed by Zack Settel; Chants Libres, performers. In French; for ages 8 & up. Ma'y 8: 7:30. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416· 366-7723. ~18 , , (16 & under). Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. ' Nuts about Nosh. By Lintinen/Loppi & Loponen; performed by Ooppera Skaala. Miniature forest fable told in story & music. Recommended for ages 6 & up. May 1: 7:30; May 3: 2:00 & 7:30. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416-366· 7723. ,, (youth 16 & under). Talk Is Free Theatre. lvanka Chews the fat! By Jo-Ann Waytowich & Dianne Potts; Jo-Ann Waytowich & Marcella Smithers, performers. A "motivational musical". May 21-June 1. Wed-Sat: 8:00, Tues, We~.F_ri : 1 :0,0, Sat, Sun: Summer Music By The Lake July 28 - August 10, 2003 An Unforgettable Chamber Music Experience! Musicians & Composers ages 8 - 25 • I or 2 weeks at the Adamson Estate _ Intensive chamber rehearsals • World-Class faculty • Lunches and snacks provided • 011 wk, 5/2 wks + reg. fee M ay 1 - June 7 2003

OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS CONTINUED 2:00. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416·975·8555. ,. Theatre-Aquarius. The little Match Girl. · . Children's musical based on stories by Hans Christian Andersen; adapted tor stage by Max Reimer, Sandy Winsby and Steve Thomas. May 10, 11.17, 18: .1:00. Du Maurier>Ltd. Centre, 1_90 King William St.,-Hamilton. 905.· 522·7529. . Toronto Operetta Theatre. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado. Gregor~ Dahl, Elizabeth De Grazia, Eric Shaw, Keith Savage, Distillery Jazz Festival . The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. May 22-June 1, 1ickets Available through 1icketKing 416·872-1212 or toll free at 1800-461-3333 For specific concert information, please go to wWw.listilByjazz.cu ' Alleycatz2409YongeSt.416-481 -6865 · Every Mon Salsa Night w. OJ Frank Bischun, Every Tue Christopher Plock Trio, EveryWedEno/ · Fisher Jm, Blues and Motown Ouartei, Eve~ Thu The Flow w/ Car/tis Morgan, Every Sun Jam Session w/ Tony SP,riuJer Band, May 2 Soular May 3 OebbieJohnson, May 9Soular, May 10 Lady Kana, May 16 Mischief, May 17 Disco Night w/ discolnferno, May 23 Soular, May 24 Sharon Musgrave, May 30 Soular May 31 lady KllflJ , Artbar 1214 Queen W. Small room in the renovated Gladsione Hotel with intinate allrosphere and mood fighting featuring Toronto performers. Closed ~ndays. Ben Wicks424 Parliament 416-961 ·9425 Cameron House 408 Queen W. 416· 703·0811 C'est What 67 Front E. 416·8B7·9499 Saturday aftemQon tracfrtional jazz from the Hot Five Jazzmakers Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416-588·2930 , Every Sunday Ran Qavis Jam Session, May 2 David Rotuhdo & J11/ian Fauth Blues Duo, May 3 Carin Redman Jazz Duo, May 8 Dennis Gomo Blues Night, May 9 Bryan Toner Jazz Trio, May 16 lyne Tremblay Jazz Ouartet, May 23 Espanola Slim, May 24 Garber-Bond Jazz Duo, May 30 Ed Vokurka VJOinJazz Trio, May 31 San Murata and · N01TT1811Arnadio. Grossmans 279 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000 Hot House Ciife Market Square 416·366· 7800 Jazz brunch every Sunday, Alternating weeks: Ken ChurchiU Ouartet. 5spot Hugh'sRoom2261 DundasW.416-531·3181 May 8 Whitney Smith Big Steam Band. May 10 Flyir1J Bu/gar Klezrner Band CO Release w/ Jane Bl/lllllltt. May 11 Mother's day Concert/Brunch w/ theflyir1JBulgarK!ez1111Jr8andandJaneBurinett. M!IY 16 Chris Whiteley CO Release ~ ~ M U S I C GALLHY INSTITUTE JAZZ: CLUBS, ET~ performers; Derek Bate, conductor; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. May 3,9, 10: 8:00; May 7, 11: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, ·. Yorkminstrels. Guys and O~lls. Music & lyrics by Frank Laesser. Nick Sabetti, Bryan Chamberlain, Danielle Wolstat, Finnie Jesson & other performers; Harry McCarthy, musical director. May 1,2,3: 8:00; May 4: 2:00. leah p_osluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416·291 • 0600. , (sr), (st). L'ArteBarandGallery4l6-535.3181 Wanted: for CHG)IfS PROGRAMS QnTaRIQ Children, teens and aspiring young artists who love to SING! . Junior Camp: July 14 - July 19. 2003 Lillian & Don Wright Teen Camp: July 27 - August 1, 2003 Ontario Youth Choir: Choral Training Camp: August 17-24, 2003 Concert Tour of Ontario: September 20-27, 2003 For information, broch\Jres. and applications contact: CHOIRS ONT ARIO e,mail: info@choirsontario.org; phone: 416-923-1144, ext. 22 ·fax: 416-929-0415; mail: 112 St. Clair Ave. W., Suite 403, Toronto M4V 2Y3 Space is limited! Re

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