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Volume 8 Issue 9 - June 2003

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- 7:30: Riverdale Youth

- 7:30: Riverdale Youth Singers. A World of Music. Cole & Julien: By Cloud and By Stone for choir and gamelan orchestra (commission). Guests: Sekar Sunu Laras; Toronto Children's Gamelan Orchestra; Pak Wiryawan Padmonojati, master Javanese dancer; Mark Bell, conductor; John Govedas, accompanist. St. John's Church, 415 Broadview Ave. 416-875-1587. Free. Tuesday June 03 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral: lunch Hours at St. James'.· Father John Palmer, organ. Franck: Grand Piece Symphonique. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. - 8:00: Talisker Players. Canti Amori. Filssl: Cantiunculae Amoris for tenor & string quartet; Plant: Incantation to Aphrodite: Quilter: To Julia; Barab: Lovers; . Royer: Love's Labours (world premiere). Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Peter Longworth, piano. Trinity St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416466-1 BOO. , / O(sr/st). - 9:00: Music Gallery. The Microphones. Blend of lo· ti pop and psych-rock experimentation. Guests: Picastro; DJ Polmo Polpo. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-204-1080. (advance), O(door). Wednesday June 04 - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital· John Palmer, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free. - 7:00: Music Roots Concert.A Celebration of Noise. Concert of homemade noise instruments. Over 150 grade 4 students; Richard Marsella, leader/composer. Gage Park, 2 Wellington'St., Brampton. 416442-2787. Free. - 7: 15: International Children's Festival of Mississauga. Galaxy Festival launch. Excerpts from The Storyteller's Bag; The Gruffalo; Th(! Orum Maker and the Tengu. Chamber Music Society of Mississauga; Wendy Wen Zhao, pipa; Uzume Taiko; Jack Grunsky & guests; Tall Stories Theatre Company; Njacko Backo, emcee. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·306-6000. or4 for . - 7:30: Susan Black, mezzo and Che Ann·e Loewen, piano. Works by Purcell, Handel, Schumann, Canteloube, Mercure & Porter. Armour Heights Church, 105 Wilson Ave. 416- 4B54000. Admission by donation (suggested ). - 8:00: Factory Theatre Mainstage. Top Gun! The Musical Drew Carnwath, Dmitry Chepovetsky, David Collins, Steven Gallagher, Alison Lawrence & other performers. 125 Bathurst St. 416·504·9971. . For complete run see music theatre listings. . · -8:00: Toronto Choral Society. Toronto: A Musical Mosaic, Part l· The Beginnings· Prehistory to 1867. Narrative, song & dance. Guests: Fort York Regency Dancers & others; Geoffrey Butler, director; William O'Meara, accompanist. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416410·3509. . - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Schumann: Overture to Genoveva; Brahms: Violin Russian Piano Competition. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416·654-0877. . - 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Oreamcoat. Fully staged production. Benjamin Stein, Anne Thomson, Malcolm Sinclair, performers; Bill Martyn, director; Patricia Wright, music director. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x51 . , (child 12& under). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Albanian Entertainment. Mire/a TafajinConcert. Works by Verdi, Mozart, Pergolesi, Puccini!Villa·Lobos & others. Sabatino Vaca, accompanisi. The Music GaUery at St. · George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416- 694-9295. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See June 4. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Kyp Harness, Sam Larkin, Bob Snider. 2261 Dundas West. 416· 531·6604. . - 9:15pm: Millaer Duo. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall. 416-925-0321. *CANCELLED* Friday June 06 Ebii, English horn; Fabio Mastrangelo, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 · Yonge.416-Bnl 111. .75. - 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. The English Are Coming! Folksongs and anthems by Elgar, Parry, Finzi, Stanford, Vaughan Williams & others. Norman Reintamm, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-530·4428. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/ Toronto Classical Singers. Coronation Gala Celebration: British Pomp & t;ircumstance. Elgar: Coronation Ode; other works. Soloists and Orchestra; miltary band; pipers; City of Toronto Police Guard; Dr. Giles-Bryant. master of ceremonies; Noel Edison, conductor. 7:00: Pre· concert chat with Rick Phillips. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-8724255. -. - 8:00: Via Salzburg. Season Finale. Mozetich: Concerto for Bassoon & Strings (world preniere); Schubert: German Dances; Wolf: Italian Serenade; Brahms: Quintet in G Op.111. Michael Sweeney, bassoon; Seiler Strings Chamber Orchestra; Mayumi Seiler, violin/artistic director. 7:15: Pre-concert chat with Mayumi Seiler, Marjan Mozetich & Michael Sweeney. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-972- 9193. , (sr), (st). Concerto; Copland: Symphony #3. Joshua Bell, ~ - 7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Oliver! Musical violin; Joseph Swensen, conductor. Roy Thomson by Lionel Bart. Cardinal Carter Academy for Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-5934828. $ 28· the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416· 222·8282 - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Rik Emmett CO Release .50. x2787. .50,, students . For Concert. 2261 Dundas West. 416-531-6604. .50(advance), (door). Thursday June 05 - 12: 10: St. Paul's Church. Noon Hour Recital Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. East.416·961·8116. *CANCELLED* - 12:15: St. John's York Mills Church. Music on the Hill Mark Sepic, guitar. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free. - 2:00: Northern District Library. Do You Remembi!r' Songs from the Heart. Nostalgic potpourri of old familiar melodies. Jean Edwards, soprano; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. 40 . Orchard View Blvd. 416·393· 7610. Free. - 7:30: Chrylark Arts & Music Series. Presenting the Winner of the International complete run see music theatre listings. :.. 7:30: Virtuosi di Toronto.An Evening of Sublime Melodies for String Orchestra with English Horn Soloist. Barber: Canzonetta for Oboe and String Orchestra; Applebaum: Five Snapshots for English Horn and Strings; Grieg: Holberg Suite Op.40; Dvorak: Serenade for String Orchestra Op.22. Cary Saturday June 07 - 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See June 4. - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Alan Rhody. 33 East Rd.416-264-2235. . - 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Boyce: THE ENGLISH ARE COMING! Join the Orpheus Choir for an evening of anthems and folksongs by English composers. including Parry - I was Glad Ireland - Greater Love Balfour Gardiner - Evening Hymn Vaughan Williams - 0 Clap Your Hands . Aradia is pleased to announce its involvement in a new edition of The Norton Anthology and History of Music. To launch the project the Aradia Ensemble will present a concert exploring the early symphony. Symphonies by William Boyce, Giovanni Sammartini and concerti grossi by George Frederic H,andel will be performed. Concerto grosso opus 6, nos. 7 & 1 O by G.F. Handel Symphony JC 9 & JC 37 by Sammartini Symphony nos. 1 ·& 3, from opus 2 by William Boyce plus pieces by Sumsion, Fihzi, Walton and more 8.00 p.m. Friday June 6, 2003 at St James' Cathedral Tickets , . Call 416 530-4428 28 June 1 - July 7 2003

Symphonies 1 & 3; Sammartini: Symphonies JC 9 & 37; Handel: Concerti grossi Op.6 #s 7 & 10. Kevin Mallon, artistic director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. · West.416-205-5555. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: CAMMAC 50th Anniversary Chorus. MacMillan: Celtic Mass for the Sea. Choir, orchestra & celtic harp; Pierre Perron, conductor: Egfinton St. George's Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-241-5080. , (CAMMAC members/sr/st). - 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Evening of Music from:Classical Masters. Beethoven: Coriolanus Overture; Piano Concerto #3; Mozart: Divertimento K.131; arias from Don Giovanni; Sinfonia De Caccia. Glenda Escalante del Monte, piano; Terry Kowalczuk, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. 416·925-9872 x2066. (advance), mlooor). ..'.silo: Etobicoke Musical Productions. Rock 'n' Rolf with the EMPressions. Three decades of Rock and Roll classics. Bumhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 416-248-0410. ,. -8:00: Forte· The Toronto Men's Chorus. Steam Heat. Musical journey based on significant events for the gay community, with narrative, pop songs & show tunes from the 60s, 70s & 80s. Lorraine Kimsa Theatre, 165 Front St East. 416- 410-4334. (advance), (door). For complete run see music theatre listings. Benefit for the Bill 7 Award. - 8:00: Jubilate Singers. Gloriana. Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana; Rutter: Five Traditional Songs; songs by Morley, Sullivan, Holst & Warlock. Isabel Bernaus, ,music director. Eastminster United Church, 31'0 DanforthAve.416-322-6517. ,. - 8:00: Music· on the Donway. Voyces Past And Friends ... Michele DeBoer, Suba Sankaran, Karen Elkin & Penny Sparling, performers. Donway Covenant United Church, 230 The Donway West. 416444· 8444. , O(under 12). - 8:00: Queen Street Concerts. Dave Restivo,janpiano. 1153 Queen St. West, Ste. 211. Reservations: 416410-8224. . Proceeds to Dawson Street Junior Public School Arts Program. - 8:00: Riverdale Ensemble. Sunset of Empire. Ireland: Trio in D for clarinet, cello & piano; Sextet for clarinet. horn & strings; Bowen: . Phantasy Quintet for bass clarinet & strings; Holbrooke: Nocturne for clarinet, viola & piano. Bien Meyer, piano; Stephen Fox, clarinet/bass clarinet; Damian Rivers-Moore, horn; Helena Likwomik. cello; Ian Clarke, viola; Joyce Lai, · Andrew Ogilvie, viofins. The Chapel, Victoria University, 91 Charles St. West. 905-737-0748. ,. . - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Sean Tyrrell. 2261 , DundasWest.416·531·6604. . Sunday June 08 - 12:00 noon & 4:00: Markham Concert Band. Unionville Festival Concert. Main Street, north of Hwy 7 & west of Kennedy Rd., Unionville. 416·3324639. Free. · - 12:30: Spadina Historic House and Gardens. Music in the Orchard· Taffanel Wind Ensemble. Chamber music for winds. 285 Spadina Rd. 416·392-6910 x300. Free. - 2:00: Choralairs of North York. Closing Concert. Broadway, pop, folk & old favourites. Earl. Bales Community Centre, Bathurst south of Sheppard. 416-221-3161. Free. - 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. George lake Big Band· 150 Borough Drive. 416-396- 5263. Free . - 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speaking: Woeful Heart - Songs by John Dowland Yan-Chuen Lee, voice; Judith Lavin, harpsichord. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 416-966- 1409.Free. - 3:00: Corinne Potter, Allan Shantz, Dora Krizmanic. Trios for clarinet. cello & piano by Fruhling and Farrenc. Morningside-High Park Church, 4 Morningside Ave. 416·694- 8610. ,. .., 3:00: Entr' Acte Ensemble. Bach: Cantata BWV 82 lch Habe Genug; music by Bach, Sammartini, Franck & Arnold. Donald Boere, oboe; Beverly Lewis, piano; guest: Bruno Cannier, baritone. T rinity·St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·977-3637. Free (donations · appreciated). RECITAL given by John Allin, bass-baritone and A.dolfo De Santis, piano Songs by Scarlatti, Caldera, Schubert, Vaughan-Williams Finzi, lbert and Mozart SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 3pm Arts and Letters Club 14 Elm Street (at Yonge and Dundas - 3:00: John Allin, bass baritone & Adolfo De Santis, piano. Songs by Scarlatti, Caldera, Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Finzi, lbert & Mozart. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-282·7460. - 4:00: Symphony Orchestra of Canada. Works by Weinzweig, Karabekos, Bizet, Glinka, Mozart & Nicolai. Stefanos Karabekos, music director. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 YongeSt.416·872-1111. ,. - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Richard Whiteman Trio. Richard Whiteman, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Reg Schwager, guitar. 1570 Yonge St. 416·920· 5211. Donations appreciated. - 7:00: Central United Church. Jazz mass celebrating Pentecost. Leslie Joosten, flute; Claud Sctvnid, liass; Corey Richardson, drums; Stuart Beaudoin, piano. Central United Church, 131 Main Street, Unionville. 905·474·Cl183. Free. - 7:00: Rainbow Voices of Toronto. love Is in the Air. Michael Bouzane, artistic director. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416·944-2611 . . - 7:30: Mississauga Festival Youth Choir. From Sea to Sea to Sea. Celebrating the music of Canada. Deborah Bradley, conductor. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. John Renboum in Concert. Fusion of British & Celtic folk with blues, jazz, British early music, classic guitar & Eastern styles. T ranzac, 292 Brunswick.416410-3655. ,. Monday June 09 - 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music MondaysConcert:BoydMcDonald,piano. 10 Trinity Square. 416·5984521 x222. $ 5 suggested donation. - 7:30: St. Lawrence Hall. Re·creation of the 1 B51 Jenny Lind Concert in the Great Hall. Ulrika Mjiirndal, soprano; Samuel Skiinberg. piano. 159 King St. East. 416-447-4454. · . - 8:00: Michael Sweeney. Charms· Demure and Otherwise. Mozart: Concerto for Bassoon; Welsh: Serenade for bassoon, harp and strings (premiere); Komorous: Demure Chann for bassoon, flute and strings. Wolf: Italian Serenade; Schubert: Gennan ilances. Erica Goodman, harp; Camille Watts, flute; Michael Sweeney, bassoon; Seiler Strings; Mayumi Seiler, violin/leader. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. , (sr), (st). Tuesday June 10 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hours at St. James'.· Annual Request Recital. Program of requested works. Christopher Dawes and Matthew Larkin, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 7:30: Shaarei Shomayim Congregation. 15th Anniversary Concert Gala. Cantorial, Hebrew, Chassidic & operatic compositions. Cantor Benjamin Warschawski, Cantor Yaakov . Matzen, Cantor Shlomo Simcha Sufrin, Cantor Moshe Haschel, singers.470 Glencaim Ave. 416-789-3213. - . - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. Evergreen Game/an Ensemble. Music of Indonesia. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- 2821 x321. ,. - 8:00~ Toronto Symphony Orchestra. last weeney and . e Seiler Strings present A Concert of Music for Bassoon and Ensemble Mozart: Concerto for Bassoon Welsh: Serenade for Bassoon (premiere) Sharman: Nocturne for Bassoon (premiere) plus Schubert: Five German Dances Wolf: Italian Serenade Monday June 9 8:00 p.m. Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front Street W. (East of John St.) Tickets: 416-205-5555 or Information: " ... full of imagination and character." - The Globe and Mail 29

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