Honoring the Memory of Ben Shek, Milton Barnes, Myrna Levine,
Mordechai Gebirtig and Adrienne Cooper
Lively and evocative music for choir and klezmer musicians celebrates the memory of three individuals who did much for the Toronto Jewish Folk Choir, when the choir gives its 86th annual spring concert, Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. at Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Avenue, Toronto. More »
When: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Time: 6:30pm until 10:00pm
Where: Zelda’s Restaurant and Bar – 692 Yonge St, Toronto, ON
Sponsored By Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, this is a The Pride Toronto Affiliated Event and Hosted by DM Moore. Please come join us for a very special night!
Top Chinese-Canadian soloists perform music from their birth country and the West, in the 2012 Chinese-Canadian Performing Arts Festival Celebration Gala, Sunday, June 3, 7:30 p.m. at the Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Toronto.
Tickets, $28, are available from the Roy Thomson Hall box office, www.roythomson.com or by phone at 416-872-4255. For more concert information, call (416) 733-4644. More »
FRESH MUSIC FEST “Your Lifestyle Plugged In…Live!” Kicks off summer with a party at Toronto’s Air Canada Center, June 9th, 7PM. FRESH MUSIC FEST features POP, R&B, and Hip Hop Royalty. Tickets on sale now! Keith Baker, Co-founder of FMF says, “We wanted to bring the best to Toronto.” Taking center stage, performances by American Music Award winning artists, Keith Sweat, and K-CI & JOJO, along with R&B hit maker, Guy, and Billboard’s Music Award winning girl band, SWV, to name just a few.
Anton Kuerti conducts Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
Beethoven’s famed Fifth Symphony conducted by Anton Kuerti highlights the final concert of the Mooredale Youth Orchestra’s 2011-12 season, Sunday, June 10, 3-4:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Heights School of the Arts, 711 Bloor Street East (Castle Frank subway). More »
To mark the 45th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Art of Time Ensemble, under the artistic direction of founder Andrew Burashko, presents the entire album – re-imagined, re-invented and performed by top Canadian artists from the worlds of pop, classical, and jazz. This very special concert runs May 31-June 2 nightly at Harbourfront Centre’s Enwave Theatre. More »
MOOREDALE CONCERTS ANNOUNCES ITS 2012-13 SEASON
INTRODUCING NEW SPECIAL PRICE FOR UNDER-30’S
Principal players of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra performing the Schubert Octet.
An outstanding orchestra. Two remarkable string quartets.
Two internationally acclaimed pianists. A festival of song, piano, poetry and mime. More »
Kudelka turns to America’s Gilded Age and Edith Wharton’s 1905 novel, The House of Mirth, as inspiration for his latest work. From the House of Mirth is a music/dance/theatre collaboration with original score by Rodney Sharman and libretto by Alex Poch-Goldin, featuring both choreography and theatrical direction by Kudelka. More »
Toronto singer Michel Bérubé is releasing his first French language album Hymnes à l’amour, featuring the bonus track, Laisse-moi t’aimer/We’ll be together, a duet with Grammy winner and rock icon Chrissie Hynde. To promote HYMNES À L’AMOUR, Michel will be doing a four-city tour beginning on May 4 in Penetanguishene followed by performances in Waterloo on May 6 and London on May 10 with a final stop at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on Thursday, May 24.
“An exceptional range and strong, flexible voice” – John Terauds, The Toronto Star
The Moscow Soloists perform Schubert’s Quartet in D minor (Death and the Maiden), as arranged by Mahler; and Brahms’ Quintet in B minor for Viola and Strings, arranged for small orchestra, with Maestro Bashmet as soloist. With Mischa Maisky as solo cellist, the orchestra performs Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C and Tchaikovsky’s Nocturne in D minor for Cello and Orchestra.
The transcendent Fauré Requiem and the Canadian premiere of Missa sine nomine by contemporary Venezuelan composer César Alejandro Carrillo highlight Sanctus, the spring concert by the Upper Canada Choristers. Founder and Artistic Director Laurie Evan Fraser conducts the 45-voice choir of men and women, Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road.
Special guests are baritone Mark Ruhnke, organist Christopher Dawes, and choirs from the Swansea Public School. More »
Putting the power of performance back into the hands of the musicians.
Through Oh So Beautiful™, BLUEBLACKmusic™ has created a platform for Toronto’s independent musicians to work together, not in competition, to promote each other and ultimately create greater opportunities for themselves.
Music is one of the world’s oldest professions and we should never expect musicians to work for nothing or just do it for the love. More »
Tom Rakewell deserts the faithful Anne Trulove for the delights of London, aided and abetted by the sinister Nick Shadow.
All tickets $20.
Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.
Saturday, May 5, 2012, 7:30pm until 10:30pm
Mooredale Concerts most successful season ever comes to an end with two concerts in the first half of April.
Sporting a record number of over 400 enthusiastic subscribers, every concert has been filled to near capacity, and cheers and standing ovations have greeted each event. More »
Mariposa In The Schools and Echo Women’s Choir unite their talents in Voices in the Dark on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at Toronto’s Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square (behind the Eaton Centre/wheelchair accessible).
Anne Lederman, Chris Rawlings, Njacko Backo, Sandra Whiting, Dan Yashinsky and other artists from Mariposa In The Schools join Echo in a spirited evening of song and story. Joining them is Miss McCarthy’s, a collective of musicians and storytellers who play traditional Irish music. Host is award-winning writer and broadcaster Jowi Taylor. More »
Established Toronto folk-hop band ‘Canary Mine’ release their new full-length and seventh independent album “Between a Rock and a Heartbreak” at The Rivoli in Toronto (334 Queen St. West) on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. The special guest opener is sweet-voiced rocker ‘Sue Newberry & The Law’.
Versatile performer, composer, international touring artist and York music professor Sundar Viswanathan takes centre stage with the award-winning world music ensemble Jaffa Road in a signature concert on February 14 at York University. The show is the final performance in the Department of Music’s 2011-12 Faculty Concert Series, taking place in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York’s Keele campus. More »
Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest Flamenco artists, Antonitas D’Havila graces the stage at Trinity St. Paul’s Church on February 17th with his original Spanish Gypsy sound.
Born in England of Gypsy ancestry, Antonitas D’Havila was first introduced to the guitar by his father. Inspired by other Flamenco players, he perfected his technique while living and concertizing throughout Spain and the south of France. At the age of twenty he signed with RCA Records and has produced numerous albums. More »
Friday, February 17, 2012
9:00pm until 2:00am
The Silver Dollar
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, SILENCE IN THE STUDIO release their first full length album “SO IT GOES…” http://soundcloud.com/?silence_in_the_studio
With special guests:
– THE LYING CHEATS...http://radio3.cbc.ca/#/?artists/the-lying-cheats
– REBEL REBEL…http://www.facebook.com/?wearerebelrebel
– PROFESSOR… www.professormusic.com More »
Pianist Anton Kuerti, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of the music of Beethoven, gives a stimulating and entertaining presentation for children at Music & Truffles. Beethoven – Immortal Musical Genius takes place Sunday, February 12, 2012, 1:15 p.m. at Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park Crescent (behind the ROM; Queen’s Park subway). More »