GTA Listings - April 1 - May 7, 2014

Apr 01 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Connections: Corigliano. Brian Current, conductor. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham

Apr 01 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =band =jazz =worl

Apr 01 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: New Ensemble. Orignal compositions. Students of Matt Brubeck. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =newm

Apr 01 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 01 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 01 7:30: Avi Hoffman. Still Jewish After All These Years. Original songs and stories. Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 3080 Bayview Ave. 416-221-3433. $36. =z1n =folk =must =othr =voic

Apr 01 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert Series. First of three concerts featuring six career-edge artists. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $15. =z1c =cham

Apr 01 7:30: St. Michael's College and Musicians in Ordinary. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater. Biber: Litany of Loreto; Confitebor tibi Domine; and other works. Hallie Fishel, soprano; Charlotte Burrage, mezzo; St. Michael’s Choir and soloists; Michael O'Connor and Christopher Verrette, conductors. St. Basil's Church, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-653-3180. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =chor =earl =orch =voic

Apr 01 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Choirs. Mim Adams, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =chor =jazz

Apr 01 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 01 8:00: Musideum. Songs of Gaia meets the FreePlay Duo. Improvised Music. Dylan Bell; George Koller; Suba Sankaran; Saina Singer. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =newm =worl =impr

Apr 01 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 01 8:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Kelly Jefferson, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =band =jazz

Apr 02 12:00 noon: Hart House. Midday Mosaics: Dale Sorensen, Trombone. Hart House, East Common Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-7585. Free. Complimentary light refreshments. =z1c =cham =othr

Apr 02 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday. New Music ensemble; Matt Brubeck, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free. =z1 =newm

Apr 02 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday organ recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 02 3:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Opera Rara: Pedro Malazarte. North American premiere of a one-act comic opera by Camargo Guarnieri. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-978-0492. Free. =z1c =must =newm =oper

Apr 02 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition Finals. Ensembles compete for over $9,000 in prizes and the chance to perform a Prelude Recital in Koerner Hall. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). =z1c =cham =kids

Apr 02 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. World Music Ensembles Concert. African Drumming and Dancing Ensemble, Kwasi Dunyo, director; Latin-American Percussion Ensemble, Mark Duggan, director; Steel Pan Ensemble, Joe Cullen, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-0492. Free. =z1c =worl

Apr 02 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Frank Falco, Artie Roth, Anthony Michelli, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =band =jazz =newm

Apr 02 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 02 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Nana Mouskouri: The Happy Birthday Tour. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $69.50-$89.50. =z1c =voic =worl

Apr 02 8:00: Musideum. Horables and Friends of Markos. Klezmer and Greek music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; $15(sr/st/artists). =z1c =newm =worl =impr

Apr 02 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 02 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric Duet No.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet; Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leaf shell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; Sean Ling and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others; Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28/$20(before Mar 7 with code); $23(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with Peggy Baker 30 minutes prior to each performance. Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 3, 4, 5, 6(mat). =z1c =cham =danc =newm =othr =pian =impr

Apr 03 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Love Song Waltzes. Brahms: Liebeslieder Walzer. Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Charlotte Burrage, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; Liz Upchurch and Michael Shannon, pianos. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =oper =pian =voic

Apr 03 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Works by Pimienta. Trio Sol: Alheli Pimienta, flute/viola/voice; Heather MacDonald, oboe; Andre Valerio, guitar. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =newm =pian =voic

Apr 03 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: High and Lo! Bach: Solo Suite No.1; Grieg: Three Songs; Sonata in a; Kurtz: The Last Contrabass in Las Vegas; Bottesini: Two Songs for High Voice, String Bass and Piano; Capriccio di Bravura. Lorna MacDonald, soprano; David Murray, double bass. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-0492. Free. =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 03 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Arnold Tirzits, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 03 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal. Richard Whiteman, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free. =z1 =jazz =newm =voic

Apr 03 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Opera: Role Study Presentation. Informal presentation of staged operatic scenes. Geiger-Torel Room, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-0492. Free. =z1c =must =oper =voic

Apr 03 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Andrew Slade, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 03 7:00: Downtown Vocal Music Academy of Toronto. Night at the Pops. An Evening of Jazz, Musical Theatre and Pop Music. Ori Carmona, Sarah Parker, Abby Pierce and Meghan Stock, conductors; Marjorie Wiens, piano. Ryerson Community School Auditorium, 96 Denison Ave. 416-393-1340. Free. =z1c =chor =jazz =must =pian =voic

Apr 03 7:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Next Generation. New works. Ritesh Das, director. Palmerston Library Theatre, 560 Palmerston Ave. 888-958-2252. $20. =z1c =worl

Apr 03 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Jim Vivian, Roy Patterson, Kevin Turcotte, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =band =jazz =newm

Apr 03 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 03 8:00: Array Music/Continuum Contemporary Music/Music Gallery. Gaudeamus: Deconstructed. Featuring a new structured improvisation by Allison Cameron, an existing work by a Dutch composer (TBA) and a free improvisation, in honour of the Netherlands' Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Michiel van Dijk, saxophone; Nicole Rampersaud, trumpet; Koen Kaptijn, trombone; Josh Cole, bass; Rick Sacks, drums; and others. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-924-4945. $30; $20(sr/arts workers); $10(st). =z1c =newm =impr

Apr 03 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. All That Jazz Series: Jon Batiste and Stay Human. Jon Batiste, jazz piano; Eddie Barbash, alto saxophone; Ibanda Ruhumbika, tuba; Joe Saylor, percussion. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $49-$54. =z3 =jazz

Apr 03 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 03 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery: Alexandre Da Costa with Hélène Mercier. De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole; Brahms: Sonatensatz FAE Sonata Op.5 (Scherzo); Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3 Op.108; and work by Beethoven TBA. Alexandre Da Costa, violin; Hélène Mercier, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $21.50; $10(st). =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 03 8:00: Musideum. AIMToronto. Experimental music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =newm =impr

Apr 03 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 03 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric Duet No.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet; Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leaf shell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; Sean Ling and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others; Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28/$20(before Mar 7 with code); $23(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with Peggy Baker 30 minutes prior to each performance. Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 2, 4, 5, 6(mat). =z1c =cham =danc =newm =othr =pian =impr

Apr 03 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk McDonald Quartet. "Symmetry" CD Release. Kirk MacDonald, tenor saxophone; Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15(Thu/Fri); $20(Sat). For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =

Apr 03 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet: "Symmetry" CD Release at Jazz Bistro! Original compositions. Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 04 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew's. Noontime Recital. Gjergji and Piro Gaqi, pianos. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 04 1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =cham =jazz =must =pian

Apr 04 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Andrew Slade, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 04 7:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Next Generation. New works. Ritesh Das, director. Cedarbrae Library Theatre, 545 Markham Rd., Scarborough. 888-958-2252. $18. =z1e =worl

Apr 04 7:30: Tapestry. Tap:Ex Revolutions. Exploration of revolution and contemporary opera. Neema Bickersteth, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Adrian Kramer, tenor; Andrew Love, baritone; Gregory Oh, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio (315), Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066 x222. $35. Also Apr 5. =z1c =danc =newm =oper =othr

Apr 04 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Winds and Brass: Wind Symphony. Calvert: Suite on Canadian Folk Songs; Venter: Dancing Lights of the North; Márquez: Danzόn; Stamp: Bandancing; Bennett: Symphonic Songs for Band; Copland: El Salón México. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =band

Apr 04 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz  Orchestra. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free. =z1 =band =jazz =newm =orch

Apr 04 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 04 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music. Gaudeamus: Reconstructed. Music by winners of the Netherlands' Gaudeamus Musiekweek. Andriessen: Hout; Kyriakides: Tinkling: or, Killing time in an airport lounge (and being arrested); Priest: Glossolalia; Oesterle: new commission. Continuum Ensemble; Array Ensemble; and others. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-924-4945. $30; $20(sr/arts workers); $10(st). =z1c =newm =impr

Apr 04 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Buddy Guy. Blues. Guest: Jonny Lang. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. (416) 872-4255. $49.50 - $69.60. =z1c =othr

Apr 04 8:00: Jonathan Estabrooks, voice. These Miles–Album Launch. Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. West. $15. 416-531-5042. =z1c =oper =voic

Apr 04 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 04 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Amy Helm, singer/songwriter. Original works. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. $38-$48. =z2 =voic

Apr 04 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 04 8:00: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli. Laura Pudwell, contralto (Giasone), Kevin Skelton, tenor (Aegeus); Michelle DeBoer, soprano (Medea) and others. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $21–$61. Also Apr 5, 6(mat). =z1c =oper

Apr 04 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric Duet No.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet; Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leaf shell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; Sean Ling and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others; Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28/$20(before Mar 7 with code); $23(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with Peggy Baker 30 minutes prior to each performance. Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 2, 3, 5, 6(mat). =z1c =cham =danc =newm =othr =pian =impr

Apr 04 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet: "Symmetry" CD Release. Original compositions. Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 05 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also 8:00; Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 05 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 8:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 05 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 05 2:00: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus. Building a Dream. Featuring barbershop, jazz, gospel and folk-hip-hop-fusion. Guest: Lunch Break. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-866-744-7467. $25-30; $15(st). Also 7:30. =z1n =chor =folk =jazz =voic

Apr 05 4:00: Larkin Singers. Modern Mystics. Works by Tavener, Dove, Briggs and others. David Briggs, organ. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-895-0651. $30; $25(sr); $15(under 30). =z1c =orgn =voic

Apr 05 4:30: Beach United Church. Artistry in Rhythm. Malvern Collegiate Dance Band and Choir Ensembles. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. =z1c =band =chor =relg

Apr 05 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 11, 15, 19, 24, 27, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 05 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Aaron Zukewich, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 05 6:30: Opera by Request. Siegfried. Wagner. Lenard Whiting, tenor (Siegfried); Oliver Dawson, tenor (Mime); Andrew Tees, baritone (Wotan, the Wanderer); Margarete von Vaight, soprano (Brünnhilde); John Holland, baritone (Alberich); and others; William Shookhoff, music director and piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper =voic

Apr 05 7:00: Chinguacousy Concert Band/Chinguacousy Swing Orchestra. Spring Infusion. Jamie Jarvie and Al Bourke, conductors. North Bramalea United Church, 363 Howden Blvd., Brampton. 416-795-8458. $15; $10(sr/st). =z2 =band =jazz =orch =othr

Apr 05 7:00: Hart House Chamber Strings. Spring Concert. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. =z1c =cham

Apr 05 7:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Training Choir III/Elise Bradley, artistic director. 2014 Junior Treble Choirs Festival concert: Flights of Fancy - No Parachute. 10 Ontario children’s choirs. Guest: Stephen Hatfield, composer/conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-932-8666 x231. $20; $10(sr/st/child). =z1c =chor

Apr 05 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Hidden Treasures: Renaissance to Romantic. Franck: Mass in A;  Mozart: Nocturnes; Schumann: Songs on Poems of Robbie Burns; a selection of madrigals; and other works. Jo-Ann Dawson, soprano; Olga Tylman, alto; Keenan Viau, tenor; Christopher van Wyck, baritone; Simon Walker, organ; and others; Henry Renglich, conductor. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. $20. =z1w =cham =chor

Apr 05 7:30: Jubilee United Church. A Mozart Festival. Missa Brevis in D; Horn Concerto in E-Flat; Piano Concerto in C. Arthur Wenk, conductor. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. $15. =z1n =chor =orch =voic

Apr 05 7:30: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra. Young Artist Series: Concert No. 48. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Nocturne);  Piano Concerto No.1 (Presto-Molto Allegro e Vivace); Fair Melusina (Overture); Gershwin: Three Preludes for Solo Piano; Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel (Evening Prayer); and other works. Richard Lee, conductor; Grace Shin, piano. Guests: members of Bach Children's Chorus. St. Andrew Kim Catholic Church, 849 Don Mills Rd., North York. 416-737-0521. $25; $10(st). =z1c =chor =orch

Apr 05 7:30: Music On The Donway. Countermeasure. A cappella. Aaron Jensen, composer/arranger. Donway Covenant United Church, 230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. $20; $12(st/12 & under). =z1n =voic

Apr 05 7:30: Tapestry. Tap:Ex Revolutions. Exploration of revolution and contemporary opera. Neema Bickersteth, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Adrian Kramer, tenor; Andrew Love, baritone; Gregory Oh, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio (315), Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066 x222. $35. Also Apr 4. =z1c =danc =newm =oper =othr

Apr 05 7:30: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus. Building a Dream. Featuring barbershop, jazz, gospel and folk-hip-hop-fusion. Guest: Lunch Break. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-866-744-7467. $25-30; $15(st). Also 2:00. =z1n =chor =folk =jazz =voic

Apr 05 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Ennis Sisters. Celtic, roots and country pop music. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. $25/$22(adv). =z1e =folk =worl

Apr 05 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also 2:00; Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 05 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Zakir Hussain & The Masters of Percussion. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. (416) 872-4255. $49.50 - $99.50. =z1c =worl

Apr 05 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Amanda Martinez. Latin, jazz. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. (416) 872-4255. $29.50-$49.50. =z1c =jazz =voic =worl

Apr 05 8:00: Essential Opera. Trio of New Canadian Works. Etiquette (Pearce, composer; Terauds, libretto); Regina (Denburg, composer; Rabinovitch, libretto); Heather (Thornborrow, composer; Tepperman, libretto). Julia Morgan, mezzo; Erin Bardua and Maureen Batt, sopranos; Keith O'Brien and Jesse Clark, baritones; Cheryl Duvall, music director; David Passmore, conductor. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-290-7970 or 416-827-3009. $20. =z1c =chor =newm =oper

Apr 05 8:00: Léna Gauthier Christian Music Academy. Easter Musical Presentation. Saxoprano: Léna Gauthier, soprano, and Jonathan Roe, saxophone; Azalea: Benjamin Hackett, guitar/voice, and Mia Hackett, piano/voice; 31 students. 40 Colville Rd., North York. 647-770-5553. $7/$5(adv). Complimentary refreshments to follow. =z1 =chor =jazz =pian =relg =voic

Apr 05 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 05 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. The Romantic Violin. Dvořák: Symphony No.6; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e. Leslie Ashworth, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $51; $46(sr); $26(st). Also Apr 6(mat). =z2 =orch

Apr 05 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 05 8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. Dear Scotty: Every Day We Think Of You. 2nd Annual Scholarship Concert. Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr., Etobicoke. 416-231-5695. $30. =z1w =band

Apr 05 8:00: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli. Laura Pudwell, contralto (Giasone), Kevin Skelton, tenor (Aegeus); Michelle DeBoer, soprano (Medea) and others. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $21–$61. Also Apr 4, 6(mat). =z1c =oper

Apr 05 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Sounds of a Nation. Wagner: Lohengrin (Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral); Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2 in c; Dvořák: Slavonic Dances; Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Guest: Maggie Ho, piano. Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. $28; $23(sr); $15(st). Also Apr 6 (Richmond Hill). =z3 =orch =pian

Apr 05 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric Duet No.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet; Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leaf shell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; Sean Ling and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others; Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28/$20(before Mar 7 with code); $23(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with Peggy Baker 30 minutes prior to each performance. Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 2, 3, 4, 6(mat). =z1c =cham =danc =newm =othr =pian =impr

Apr 05 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Kirk MacDonald Quartet: "Symmetry" CD Release. Original compositions. Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; Brian Dickinson, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 06 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious. Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music, lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also Mar 30, Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 06 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 06 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band. The Animals Went in Two by Two. Works by Lloyd Webber, J. Williams and Mancini. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford, Mississauga. 647-529-9322. $20(family); $10; $5(child). =z2 =band =kids =othr

Apr 06 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. The Romantic Violin. Dvořák: Symphony No.6; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e. Leslie Ashworth, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $51; $46(sr); $26(st). Also Apr 5(eve). =z2 =orch

Apr 06 2:30: Tarragon Theatre. Marry Me A Little. Sondheim: Rainbows (Canadian premiere); and other songs. Craig Lucas and Norman René, conception and development; Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk, vocals; Adam Brazier, director; Paul Sportelli and Scott Christian, musical directors. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $21-$53. Runs Tues-Sun until Apr 6; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 06 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Choirs in Concert: In High Voice. Works by Nunez, Szymko, Smallman and Guillaume. Women's Chorus; Melissa Morgan, conductor; Young Voices Toronto; Zimfira Poloz, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor

Apr 06 3:00: Musideum. Kids Play Date. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. Sold out. =z1c =newm =impr

Apr 06 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Diamonds are Forever. Shore: Lord of the Rings; Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances; Barry: James Bond Theme "Diamonds are Forever". George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $39-$43; $34-$37(sr); $19(OTopus 16-29); $15(child). 2:15: Pre-concert chat; raffle for diamond bracelet. =z1n =orch

Apr 06 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Khatia Buniatishvili, piano. Liszt: Piano Sonata in b S178; Ravel: La valse; Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in b-flat Op.35; Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrushka. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25 and up. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 06 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. Arthur Le Blanc Quartet with Gregory Oh. Beethoven: String Quartet: Op.59 No.1; Anita Sleeman: "Cantigas"; Dohnányi:  Piano Quintet. Guest: Gregory Oh, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. $25; $20(st). Reception follows. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 06 3:30: Toronto Consort. Giasone by Cavalli. Laura Pudwell, contralto (Giasone), Kevin Skelton, tenor (Aegeus); Michelle DeBoer, soprano (Medea) and others. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $21–$61. Also Apr 4, 5(eve). =z1c =oper

Apr 06 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 06 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Music by Elgar. "Prelude and Angel’s Farewell" from the Dream of Gerontius. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =cham =orgn =relg

Apr 06 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 06 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 06 4:00: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. he:she. Farah(improvised): Aleatoric Duet No.2 (world premiere); Nin: Sylvan Quartet; Box, la femme au carton; Schmidt: stone leaf shell skin. John Kameel Farah, piano; Shauna Rolston, cello; Max Christie, clarinet; Sean Ling and Andrea Nann, dancers, and others; Peggy Baker, dancer/choreographer. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28/$20(before Mar 7 with code); $23(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat with Peggy Baker 30 minutes prior to each performance. Also Mar 28, 29(PWYC), 30(mat), Apr 2, 3, 4, 5. =z1c =cham =danc =newm =othr =pian =impr

Apr 06 4:30: Church of the Incarnation. Jazz Vespers: Reg Schwager Guitar Trio. 15 Clairtrell Rd. 416-221-7516. Freewill donation. Reception follows. =z1n =jazz =relg

Apr 06 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-0492. Free. =z1c =cham =othr

Apr 06 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Sounds of a Nation. Wagner: Lohengrin (Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral); Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2 in c; Dvořák: Slavonic Dances; Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Guest: Maggie Ho, piano. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $30; $25(sr); $15(st). Also Apr 5 (Aurora). =z3 =orch =pian

Apr 08 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Persée. Lully. Singers and dancers from Opera Atelier perform excerpts. Marshall Pynkoski, host. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =danc =oper =voic

Apr 08 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: Andrew Ager. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 08 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 08 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. Christ Church Cathedral Choir from Oxford UK. Sacred English Choral Music. Stephen Darlington, conductor. 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. $30. Workshop Apr 7. =z1c =chor

Apr 08 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert Series. Solo and chamber works. Second of three concerts each featuring two current Rebanks Fellows. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $15. =z1c =cham

Apr 08 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 08 8:00: Musideum. Solomon Joseph and Roger Sader. Steel pan. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =band =worl

Apr 09 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Michael Bloss, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 09 7:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. Works by Handel, Hasse, Bononcini, Telemann and Zelenka. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$105; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Apr 10, 12, 13 (start times vary). =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 09 7:30: Group of 27. g2-7 Recital Series. Bach: Sonata in G for violin & continuo; Sonata in A for violin . Kathleen Kajioka, violin; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-735-3662. $25; $20 (st/sr/arts); $5(under 18). =z1c =cham =earl

Apr 09 7:30: Junction Trio and Friends. Crystal Bowl-issimo...the Sound Journey Continues. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. By donation. Refreshments. =z1c =newm =othr =worl

Apr 09 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 09 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send You This Cadmium Red. John Christie and John Berger; Gavin Bryars, composer. Carolyn Blackwell, viola; Rob Piltch, guitar; Robert Carli, bass clarinet; Joseph Phillips, bass; Andrew Burashko, conductor. Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $25-$59. Also Apr 10, 11, 12. =z1c =must =othr

Apr 09 8:00: Musideum. Paper Birds. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; $15(st/artists). =z1c =band =jazz

Apr 10 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Up Jumped Spring. Norman Marshall Villeneuve Quartet. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =danc =jazz =voic

Apr 10 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Dale Sorensen, trombone. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 10 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Shannon Graham and the Storytellers. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =folk

Apr 10 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. Pavel Haas Quartet. Works by Shostakovich, Britten, and Brahms. Veronika Jarušková, violin; Marek Zwiebel, violin; Pavel Nikl, viola; Peter Jarušek, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-923-7052. $45. =z1c =cham

Apr 10 2:00: Bayview Library. Keep Toronto Reading: The Cellist of Sarajevo. Jenny Bo-In Wellington, cello. 123A-2901 Bayview Ave. 416-395-5460. Free. =z1n =cham

Apr 10 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 10 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 10 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble. Lizée: Behind the Sound of Music (world premiere). Brian Current, conductor. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). =z1c =newm

Apr 10 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 11, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 10 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust). Middle Eastern music and dance show featuring classic Egyptian songs with a  few modern surprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; Suleiman Warwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin; James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; Mohammed Srouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-$39. Also Apr 11, 12(mat/eve), 13(mat). =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 10 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send You This Cadmium Red. John Christie and John Berger; Gavin Bryars, composer. Carolyn Blackwell, viola; Rob Piltch, guitar; Robert Carli, bass clarinet; Joseph Phillips, bass; Andrew Burashko, conductor. Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $25-$59. Also Apr 9, 11, 12. =z1c =must =othr

Apr 10 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 10 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 10 8:00: Music Toronto. Parker Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet in F Op.18 No.1; Adès: Arcadiana; Dvořák Quintet in E-flat Op.97. Guest: Kikuei Ikeda, violin; Daniel Chong and Ying Zue, violins; Jessica Bodner, viola; Kee-Hyum Kim, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $50–$55; $10(st); $18-$25(pay your age). =z1c =cham

Apr 10 8:00: Musideum. AIMToronto. Experimental music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =band =newm =othr =impr

Apr 10 8:00: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Tango Legends. Dance show from Buenos Aires. Mariela Maldonado and Pablo Sosa, tango artists; Emiliano and Lautaro Greco Quintet. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. $42.50-$72.50. Post-show Milonga (Tango Dance Party). =z1c =danc =othr =worl

Apr 10 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. Works by Handel, Hasse, Bononcini, Telemann and Zelenka. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$105; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Apr 9, 12, 13 (start times vary). =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 11 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. A Little Lunch Music. Works by Duruflé, Britten and Ešenvalds; and other choral works. Orpheus Choir of Toronto; Edward Moroney, organ; Robert Cooper, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. =z1c =chor =orgn

Apr 11 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew's. Michael Westwood, clarinet. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =cham

Apr 11 1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =cham =jazz =must =pian

Apr 11 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 11 7:00: Alexander Jacob, piano. Scenes from Richard Wagner's Parsifal. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. Free. 647-928-4500. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 11 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 15, 19, 24, 27, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 11 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festival of Brass: Rising Stars. Guests: JAZZFM Youth Big Band; Declan Scott, flugelhorn;  Adrian Ling, tenor horn; Nicholas James, euphonium. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $15/$10(sr)/$5(st). =z1c =band =jazz =kids

Apr 11 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 11 7:30: Opera by Request/Canadian Institute for Czech Music. Lieder Abend/Vecerni pisne. Dvořák: Love Songs and Biblical Songs; Mahler: Das Knaben Wunderhorn (selections); Das Lied von der Erde. Danielle Dudycha, soprano; John Holland, baritone; Jenny Cohen and  Kristine Dandavino, mezzos; Dillon Parmer, tenor; William Shookhoff, piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =chor

Apr 11 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks: Goode Plays Mozart. Fung: Aqua (Canadian premiere); Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 K453; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben. Richard Goode, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29 and up. Also Apr 12(8:00). =z1c =orch =pian

Apr 11 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 12(mat and eve), 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 11 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust). Middle Eastern music and dance show featuring classic Egyptian songs with a  few modern surprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; Suleiman Warwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin; James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; Mohammed Srouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-$39. Also Apr 10, 12(mat/eve), 13(mat). =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 11 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send You This Cadmium Red. John Christie and John Berger; Gavin Bryars, composer. Carolyn Blackwell, viola; Rob Piltch, guitar; Robert Carli, bass clarinet; Joseph Phillips, bass; Andrew Burashko, conductor. Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $25-$59. Also Apr 9, 10, 12. =z1c =must =othr

Apr 11 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Fung-Chiu, piano duo. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite; Bernstein: West Side Story (selections, arr. Fung-Chiu); works by Schubert and Ravel. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $30; $25(sr/st). CDs available for sale. =z3 =cham =pian

Apr 11 8:00: Ensemble Polaris. Life is a Cabaret, Eh? Works by Weill, Carosone, Grappelli, Downing, Elliott and others. Marco Cera, guitar & mandolin; Kirk Elliott, violin, accordion, mandolin, bass; Margaret Gay, cello; Katherine Hill, voice, nyckelharpa; Alison Melville, traverso, recorder; Francesco Pellegrino; and others. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-588-4301. $25; $15(sr/st); $10(child). =z1c =must =othr =voic

Apr 11 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Old World, New World, Out Of This World. Gridin: Rassypukha; Dvořák: Symphony No.9 in e; Holst: excerpts from The Planets; Isaias Garcia (Young Composer’s Competition winner): Polish Rhapsody. Alexander Sevastian, accordion; Sabatino Vacca, conductor. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). 7:40: Pre-concert chat. For full concert lecture, see Section D: Lectures and Symposia. =z1w =newm =orch

Apr 11 8:00: FAWN Opera & New Music. L’Homme et le Ciel. Electro-acoustic opera: world premiere workshop presentation (Adam Scime, composer; Ian Koiter, libretto). Amanda Smith, director; Thin Edge New Music Collective. Ernest Balmer Studio, 55 Mill St. 647-401-5004. PWYC: suggested donation $15; $10(under 30). =z1c =oper

Apr 11 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Guitar Weekend: ChromaDuo. Tracy Anne Smith and Rob MacDonald, guitar. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-964-8298. $30. For Guitar Weekend masterclasses and lectures, see Section D: Etcs. =z1c =

Apr 11 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 11 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 11 8:00: Music Gallery. Henry Grimes. Guests: Aurochs. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $25/$20(adv); $15(member). 7:00: Doors open. =z1c =jazz

Apr 11 8:00: Musideum. Sojay. Neo-soul. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =band =jazz =newm =othr

Apr 11 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Royer: Four Seasons of Canada (world premiere). Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in d; Verdi: Sinfonia. Kyoung-Joo Sung, violin; Johannes Rieger, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. $39; $32(sr); $12(st). =z1c =orch

Apr 11 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Marc Jordan. Marc Jordan, vocals and guitar; Dave Restivo, piano; Russ Boswell, bass; Mark Lalama, accordion and keyboards; Kevan McKenzie, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 12 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 12 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 13, 19, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 12 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 12 1:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festival of Brass: Community Showcase. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $20/$15(sr)/$10(st). =z1c =band =jazz =kids

Apr 12 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also 8:00; Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 12 2:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust). Middle Eastern music and dance show featuring classic Egyptian songs with a  few modern surprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; Suleiman Warwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin; James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; Mohammed Srouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-$39. Also Apr 10(eve), 11(eve), 12(eve), 13(eve). =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 12 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 8:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 12 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 8:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 12 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 13, 19, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 12 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Also 7:30. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 12 4:00: Islington United Church. A Place in the Choir: Youthful Voices. Bob Chilcott and Allen Pote; Youth Choir and Junior Choir of Islington United; Brenna Conrad and Christy Cummings, conductors. 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. $25; free(child/youth). =z1w =chor =kids

Apr 12 5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Chorale Choir. Fanciful Fantasmagorical Flights. Hatfield: Flying Colours; Elgar: The Snow; works by Beckwith. Virginia Chen Wells and Carol Lynn Fujino, violin; Bradley Christensen, baritone; Jennifer Swan, choreographer; Elise Bradley, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666x231. $35; $30(sr/st). =z1c =chor =danc =kids

Apr 12 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sam Pomanti, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 12 6:00: Orchestra Toronto. Fire and Brilliance Fundraising Gala. Music by orchestra musicians and dancing to a big band. Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St. 416-467-7142. $250. Gourmet food and silent auction. =z1c =cham =danc =orch

Apr 12 7:30: Amadeus Choir/Elmer Iseler Singers. Bach: Mass In b. Meredith Hall, soprano; Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Nathaniel Watson, bass-baritone; Lydia Adams, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-446-0188 or 416-217-0537. $45; $40(sr); $35(under 30); $20(st). =z1c =chor =voic

Apr 12 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Also 3:30. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 12 8:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also 2:00; Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 13(mat). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 12 8:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust). Middle Eastern music and dance show featuring classic Egyptian songs with a  few modern surprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; Suleiman Warwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin; James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; Mohammed Srouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-$39. Also Apr 10, 11, 12(mat), 13(mat). =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 12 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send You This Cadmium Red. John Christie and John Berger; Gavin Bryars, composer. Carolyn Blackwell, viola; Rob Piltch, guitar; Robert Carli, bass clarinet; Joseph Phillips, bass; Andrew Burashko, conductor. Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $25-$59. Also Apr 9, 10, 11. =z1c =must =othr

Apr 12 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Grieg: Piano Concerto. Ravel: Bolero; works by Mozart and Bizet. Maggie Morrison, piano; Natalie Image, soprano; Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. $35/$30(adv). Silent Auction. =z1e =cham =orch =pian =voic

Apr 12 8:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga. Here Comes Spring. Newley: Pure Imagination; Solomon: Derivation; Mandel (arr. Promane): The Shadow Of Your Smile; Rodgers and Hart (arr. Bridges): My Funny Valentine; Beatles: Medley. Lush Cello Ensemble: Mary-Katherine Finch, Orly Bitov, Rachel Pomedli and Wendy Solomon. The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. $35; $30(sr); $15(st); $85(family). =z2 =cham

Apr 12 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music. Trio 7090. Dutch new music ensemble. Janssen: Vrij naar A.T. / Taag / HiHat; Finnissy: bas & koen. Bas Wiegers, violin; Koen Kaptijn, trombone; Nora Mulders, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-924-4945. $30; $20(sr/arts workers); $10(st). =z1c =newm =impr

Apr 12 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Waltzes and Overtures. Strauss: Blue Danube Waltz; Artists’ Life Waltz; Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (Overture); and other works; Bellini: Norma (Overture); works by Puccini. Charles Di Raimondo, tenor; Lenard Whiting, conductor. Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 647-478-6122. $20-25. =z1n =orch =voic

Apr 12 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Guitar Weekend: Roland Dyens. Northrop Frye Hall, 73 Queen's Park E. 416-964-8298. $30. For Guitar Weekend masterclasses and lectures, see Section D: Etceteras. =z1c =

Apr 12 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festival of Brass: River City Brass. Guest: Jens Lindemann; James Gourlay, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $30/$25(sr)/$15(st). =z1c =band =jazz

Apr 12 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 12 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 2:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 12 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Fauré Requiem. Fauré: Requiem; Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Pärt: Berlin Mass (Credo). Gillian Grossman, soprano; Matthew Cassils, baritone. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. $30; $25(sr); $20(st/child). Also Apr 13(mat). =z2 =chor =orch

Apr 12 8:00: Musideum. Mind Project. Jazz and funk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =band =jazz =othr

Apr 12 8:00: Scaramella. Basso Obbligato. Elinor Frey, cello; Joëlle Morton, G violone; Daniel Zuluaga, chitarrone and baroque guitar. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-760-8610. $23. =z1c =cham

Apr 12 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. Works by Handel, Hasse, Bononcini, Telemann and Zelenka. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$105; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Apr 9, 10, 13 (start times vary). =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 12 8:00: Tangled Art and Disability. Krip-hop Nation: Toronto. Concert of hip-hop artists with disabilities. Kounterclockwise, Leroy F. Moore Jr. and Rob Da'Noize Temple, plus local artists. Oakham House, 63 Gould St. 416-554-2637. $10; $5(st/PWD). For details: www.tangledarts.org. =z1c =folk =jazz =orgn

Apr 12 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks: Goode Plays Mozart. Fung: Aqua (Canadian premiere); Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 K453; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben. Richard Goode, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29 and up. Also Apr 11(7:30). =z1c =orch =pian

Apr 12 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Tension/Resolution: New Music for Harp and Ensemble. Works by Brophy, Denburg, Guechtal, Pearce, Ryan and others. Guest: Angela Schwarzkopf, harp. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213. $20; $15(adv/sr/st). =z1c =cham =newm =pian

Apr 12 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Marc Jordan. Marc Jordan, vocals and guitar; Dave Restivo, piano; Russ Boswell, bass; Mark Lalama, accordion and keyboards; Kevan McKenzie, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 13 10:15am: Church of the Ascension. Palm Sunday. Interactive reading of the Passion according to Matthew. Works by Tuttle, Kendrick, Bach, Gillard and Richards. Lawrence Green, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orgn =othr =relg =voic

Apr 13 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 13 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 12, 19, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 13 1:00: Classical Music Conservatory. Music For a Cause Benefit Concert. For Hospital for Sick Kids. Ton Beau Quartet; Mark Andrews, piano; Kyra Millan, voice, with Stephanie Pesant, flute; Patricia Nesci with Caitlin Wood and Jessica Lane, vocals; and others. Emmanuel Howard Park United Church, 214 Wright Ave. 416-537-5995. $20; $10(st/child). =z1w =chor =folk =pian =voic

Apr 13 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 13 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious. Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music, lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also Mar 30, Apr 6, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 13 2:00: Acting Up Stage Company. Elegies: A Song Cycle. Works by Finn. Thom Allison, Barbara Barsky, Steven Gallagher, Joel Gomez and Eliza-Jane Scott. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 1-800-838-3006. $30–$50; $20–$40(st/arts workers). Also Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(mat and eve), 6(mat), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(mat and eve). =z1c =must =pian =voic

Apr 13 2:00: Arabesque. Sawah (Wanderlust). Middle Eastern music and dance show featuring classic Egyptian songs with a  few modern surprises. Bassam Bishara, vocals, oud; Suleiman Warwar, dumbek; Sonya Meskini, violin; James Freeman, trumpet, riqq; Mohammed Srouji, qatim. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-920-5593. $19-$39. Also Apr 10(eve), 11(eve), 12(mat/eve). =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 13 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 4:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 13 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 4:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 13 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: Atis Bankas with Robert McDonald. Works by Delius, Grieg, Elgar and Britten. Atis Bankas, violin; Robert McDonald, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $32. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 13 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 19, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 13 2:00: Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Fauré Requiem. TEMC Sanctuary Choir and Guest Musicians. 230 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-925-5977. Freewill offering/PWYC. =z1c =chor

Apr 13 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Festival of Brass: Slide Show. Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Patrick Sheridan, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $50/$40(sr)/$35(under 35); 15(st). =z1c =band =jazz =kids

Apr 13 3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Fauré Requiem. Fauré: Requiem; Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Pärt: Berlin Mass (Credo). Gillian Grossman, soprano; Matthew Cassils, baritone. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. $30; $25(sr); $20(st/child). Also Apr 12(eve). =z2 =chor =orch

Apr 13 3:00: Music at Islington. Heart & Soul: A Vocal Collaboration. Soul, folk & gospel. Choir of Islington United. Guests: the O'Pears. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. $20; $10(st); free(under 12). Food Bank donation appreciated. =z1w =chor =folk =worl

Apr 13 3:00: Musideum. Poli's Jazz Salon. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =band =jazz

Apr 13 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebration of Canadian Composers: Walter Buczynski Birthday Celebration. Buczynski: August Collection (24 Preludes for Piano); 3 Songs for String Quartet and Soprano; Fantasy on Themes from the Past (Tango; Fast Fingers); Chopin: Nocturne; 2 Mazurkas; Scherzo; Polonaise Fantasie. Talisker Players Quartet; Melanie Conly, soprano; Joe Macerollo, accordionist; Joe Phillips, double bass. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. $25; $20(st). Reception follows. =z1c =cham =newm =voic

Apr 13 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 13 3:30: Tafelmusik. The Rival Queens. Works by Handel, Hasse, Bononcini, Telemann and Zelenka. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$105; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Apr 9, 10, 12 (start times vary). =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 13 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: Kirsten Fielding and Teresa Mahon, Sopranos. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn =voic

Apr 13 4:00: Conference of Independent Schools’ Music Festival. 30th Annual Performance. Music students from 38 participating Canadian Independent Schools. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $32-$44; $28-$39(sr/st). =z1c =band =chor =orch =othr

Apr 13 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 13 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 2:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 13 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jaymz Bee Birthday Jazz Vespers. Don Francks, Tony Quarrington, Dave Young, Steve Hunter and Jaymz Bee. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free will offering. =z1w =jazz

Apr 13 4:00: St Simon-the-Apostle. St Simon's Choir, Instrument ensemble. Rutter: Requiem, Tomlinson: Lenten Prose(premiere); and others. Maurice White, organist; Robin Davis, conductor. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-923-8714. $25; $20(st/sr). 

Apr 13 4:30: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. I Saw Eternity. Hayes: Requiem (Canadian premiere); works by Mozart, Fauré, Forest, Chatman and Daley. Emily Taub, soprano; Margaret Bardos, mezzo; Shawn Mattas, baritone; Shawn Grenke, conductor. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. $25. =z1w =chor =newm =orch =voic

Apr 13 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Music for Passiontide. Works by Mendelssohn, Hovhaness, Oldroyd, Wood and Raminsh. William Maddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orgn

Apr 13 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. Micorexpressions: The 21st Century Virtuoso. Works by Matthew Duncan, Pearce and Caron. Dale Sorensen, trombone. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. $20/$15(adv). =z1c =cham =newm

Apr 13 7:00: Blythwood Winds. Underscore. Barber: Summer Music; Ligeti: Six Bagatelles; Denburg: Extensions; Milhaud: La cheminée du roi René; Bernstein: Candide Overture. Tim Crouch, flute; Gwen Buttemer, oboe; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Michael Macaulay, bassoon; Curtis Vander Hyden, horn. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-999-6097. $15/$10(adv). =z1c =cham =othr

Apr 13 7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. Haydn: Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross. Knox Presbyterian Church Senior Choir, soloists and string ensemble; Roger Bergs, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 620 Spadina Ave. 416-921-8993. Freewill offering. =z1c =cham =chor =relg =voic

Apr 14 7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Piano Recital. Jarred Dunn, piano; young artists selected by audition. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC. =z2 =pian

Apr 14 8:00: St. Thomas's Anglican Church. Baroque Music by Candlelight for Holy Week. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. PWYC. =z1c =chor =relg =voic

Apr 15 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Music in the Time of War. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin; Prokofiev: Sonata No.7 in B-flat (second movement); Haas (arr. Chiu): Suite for Oboe and Piano Op.1. Philip Chiu, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 15 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 15 7:00: North York Central Library. Keep Toronto Reading: Cello and Piano Duo. Works by Albinoni and others. Dobrochna Zubek, cello; Younggun Kim, piano. North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free. =z1n =cham =pian

Apr 15 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 11, 19, 24, 27, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 15 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert Series. Solo and chamber works. Third of three concerts each featuring two current Rebanks Fellows. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $15. =z1c =cham

Apr 15 8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall. Wrecking Ball Tour. Emmylou Harris; Daniel Lanois; Steven Nistor; Jim Wilson. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $29.50-$89.50. =z1c =othr =voic

Apr 15 8:00: Soundstreams. Passion after St. Matthew. Members of the Australian Art Orchestra join an ensemble of Canadian artists for a jazz-infused homage to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Australian Art Orchestra: Passion; Nicole Lizée: new work. Australian Art Orchestra; Nicole Lizée, turntables/electronics; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; Rob Clutton, bass; Peter Lutek, saxophone; and others. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $20-$65. 7:00: Pre-concert chat. =z1c =cham =newm

Apr 16 8:00: Diana McIntosh. It's Ok to Laugh. Works arranged for piano, toy piano, mouth percussion, voice, live electronics and tape. "Aunt Kate," "Elipsotonics," "All in Good Time," "Glorified Chicken" and "O". Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-781-2009. $20. =z1c =jazz =newm =othr =pian =voic

Apr 16 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World music Series: Johnny Clegg. Blend of Western pop and African Zulu rhythms. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $45 and up. =z1c =othr =worl

Apr 16 8:00: Small World  Music. Rakkatak with Lenka Lichtenberg and DJ Medicineman. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. $15/$12. =z1c =othr =voic =worl

Apr 16 9:00: Music Gallery/Burn Down The Capital. Julianna Barwick with Vasillus, Christine Duncan and Castle If. Double Double Land, 209 Augusta Ave. 416-204-1080. $10/$8(adv). 8:00: doors open. =z1c =newm =othr =voic

Apr 17 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Inspired by Bach. Partita in d for Solo Violin No.2 BWV1004; Harman: Partita for Solo Violin. Mark Fewer, violin. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham

Apr 17 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 17 7:30: Church of the Ascension. Maundy Thursday. Eucharist and traditional foot washing. Works by Aston, Hallis, Kendrick and Tambling. Lawrence Green, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orgn =othr =relg =voic

Apr 17 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 17 7:30: Opera Belcanto of York. Bizet: Carmen. Nariné Ananikyan, mezzo (Carmen); Gayané Mangassarian, soprano (Micaëla); Stanislas Vitort, tenor (Don José) and James Ciantar, tenor (Don José). Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $20–$50. Also Apr 19. =z3 =oper

Apr 17 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 17 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 17 8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall. Rachel Sermanni. Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. West. 416-872-4255. $15. 7:00: doors open. =z1c =folk =voic

Apr 17 8:00: Musideum. AIMToronto. Experimental music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =band =newm =othr =impr

Apr 17 8:00: Spectrum Music. Early Expressions. Braid: Chauvet; and other contemporary musical interpretations of early human art. David Braid and Florian Hoefner, pianos; Ton Beau String Quartet. Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St. 416-937-6180. $15; $10(sr/st/arts worker). 7:30: pre-concert chat. =z1c =cham =jazz =newm

Apr 17 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks: Grimaud Plays Brahms. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture; Messiaen: L'Ascension; Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1. Hélène Grimaud, piano; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. Also Apr 19. Pre-concert chat. =z1c =orch =pian

Apr 17 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Lenny Solomon Quartet. Lenny Solomon, violin; Bernie Senensky, piano; Steve Wallace, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 18 10:30am: Choir of Lawrence Park Community Church. Rutter: Requiem. Kimberley Briggs, soprano; and others; Mark Toews, conductor. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. Freewill offering. Religious service. =z1n =chor =relg

Apr 18 11:00am: Choir of Royal York Road United Church. Good Friday Service. Tristan: Lamentation - O Vos Omnes (premiere); works by Allegri, Byrd, Poulenc, Webber and Makaroff. Concord Vocal Ensemble. 851 Royal York Road. 416-231-9401. Freewill offering. Religious service. =z1e =orch =relg

Apr 18 11:00am: Church of the Ascension. The Cross of Christ. Readings, choral music and instrumental solos. Works by Telemann, Schumann, Franck, Burleigh, Gibbons and others. Lawrence Green, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orgn =othr =relg =voic

Apr 18 2:30: Armour Heights Presbyterian Church. Sing-Along Messiah. Handel. Armour Heights Choir; Bruce Nasmith, conductor; and others. 105 Wilson Ave. 416-485-4000. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1n =chor =pian =voic

Apr 18 3:00: St. Barnabas on the Danforth. Seven Last Words of Christ. Haydn: Op.51. Louise Pauls, violin; Daniel Kushner, violin; Elizabeth Morris, viola; George Meanwell, cello. 361 Danforth Ave. 416-463-1344. By donation. Proceeds for the Study at St Barnabas. =z1c =cham =relg

Apr 18 4:00: Christ Church Deer Park/Nine Sparrows. Good Friday Concert: Music for  a Most Holy Day. John Johnson, saxophone; Popov and Vona, duo piano; Eric Robertson, conductor; Colleen Burns, narrator. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =band =chor =pian =relg =voic

Apr 18 4:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. In Concert. Fauré: Requiem in d; Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs for Baritone. Bob Knight, baritone. St. George’s Anglican Church, 60 Guelph St., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. $30; $10(st). =z2 =cham =voic

Apr 18 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 18 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Good Friday Charity Benefit Concert. J. Martin: A Time for Alleluia. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. Freewill offering. Proceeds to selected social service agencies in York Region. =z1 =chor =relg =voic

Apr 18 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 18 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Passion According to St. John. Bach. Metropolitan Festival Choir and Orchestra; Lesley Bouza; Daniel Taylor; Christopher Mayell; James Baldwin; and others; Patricia Wright, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-033x26. $30; $10(18 and under). =z1c =cham =folk =orgn

Apr 18 7:30: New York Chamber Music Festival. Souvenirs d’Ysaÿe. Sonata (for solo cello); Trio “Le Chimay” (Canadian premiere); Sebrier: Sonata (for solo violin, Canadian premiere); Oesterle: Ardennes (for solo cello, world premiere); Reger: Suite (for solo viola). Elmira Darvarova, violin; Ronald Carbone, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-409-6824. $20. =z1c =cham =newm

Apr 18 7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. Musical Splendour: Vivaldi & Italian Baroque. Vivaldi: Gloria in D; Beatus Vir; Kyrie in g; Lauda Jerusalem. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6634. $25/$20(adv); $12/$10(adv)(ages 7-18); free(under7). =z1c =chor

Apr 18 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Sacred Music for a Sacred Space. Duruflé: Requiem; Vierne: Messe Solennelle. Noel Edison, conductor; Caron Daley, associate conductor; Michael Bloss, organ. St. Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power St. 416-598-0422  x221. $35-$50, $35-$45(sr), $25(VoxTix 30 and under). =z1c =chor =relg =voic

Apr 18 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Andre LaPlante Plays Beethoven. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture, Op.36; Beethoven: Concerto No.5 "Emperor" for piano and orchestra; Schumann: Symphony No.1 in B-flat, Op. 38 "Spring". André LaPlante, piano; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $15-$40. 7:15: pre-concert chat. =z3 =orch =pian

Apr 18 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 18 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 18 8:00: Musideum. Reconnect. Jazz fusion funk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; PWYC(st/artists). =z1c =band =jazz =newm =othr

Apr 18 8:00: New Music Concerts. A Portrait of Jörg Widmann. Fünf Bruchstücke; Freie Stücke (Canadian premiere); Liebeslied (Canadian premiere); Air (Canadian premiere); Dubairische Tanze. Christopher Gongos, horn; New Music Concerts Ensemble; Jörg Widmann, clarinet and direction. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. $35; $25(sr/arts workers); $10(st). 7:15: pre-concert talk. =z1c =cham =newm =orch

Apr 18 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Lenny Solomon Quartet. Lenny Solomon, violin; Bernie Senensky, piano; Steve Wallace, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 19 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 19 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 12, 13, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 19 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 20, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 19 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 8:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 19 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 8:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 19 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 20, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 19 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Also 7:30. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 19 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 19 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 11, 15, 24, 27, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 19 7:30: Church of the Ascension. Easter Vigil. Works by Foley, LeBlanc and Baloche. Lawrence Green, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. Wine and cheese reception following the service. =z1c =chor =orgn =othr =relg =voic

Apr 19 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Also 3:30. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 19 7:30: Opera Belcanto of York. Bizet: Carmen. Nariné Ananikyan, mezzo (Carmen); Gayané Mangassarian, soprano (Micaëla); Stanislas Vitort, tenor (Don José)and James Ciantar, tenor (Don José). Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $20–$50. Also Apr 17. =z3 =oper

Apr 19 8:00: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Soirée. Works arranged for piano by G. Murray. Sieczynski: "Vienna, City of My Dreams"; Léhar: The Merry Widow (selections); Romberg: "Will You Remember" from Maytime; Novello: "We'll Gather Lilacs" from Perchance to Dream; Coward: "I'll See You Again" from Bittersweet; and other selections. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. $15; $10(st). =z1c =cham =must =pian

Apr 19 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 19 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 2:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 19 8:00: Small World  Music. Jonita Gandhi with Akash Gandhi and Sahil Khan. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. $35–$55. =z2 =pian =voic =worl

Apr 19 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks: Grimaud Plays Brahms. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture; Messiaen: L'Ascension; Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1. Hélène Grimaud, piano; Andrey Boreyko, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. Also Apr 17. =z1c =orch =pian

Apr 19 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Lenny Solomon Quartet. Lenny Solomon, violin; Bernie Senensky, piano; Steve Wallace, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 20 10:30am: Church of the Ascension. Easter Sunday. Eucharist. Handel: Hallelujah Chorus; works by Campbell-Watson, Foley, Kendrick and Hayford. Brass ensemble and choir; Lawrence Green, conductor. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Freewill offering. Simnel cake and coffee following the service. =z1c =band =chor =orgn =othr =relg =voic

Apr 20 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 20 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 20 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 26, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 20 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious. Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music, lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also Mar 30, Apr 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 20 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 26, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 20 3:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 20 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 20 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 20 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 22 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Modicani nel Mondo. Sicilian Jazz Project: Roberto Occhipinti, Dominic Mancuso, Louis Simão, Barry Romberg and others; Michael Occhipinti, director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz =newm =voic =worl

Apr 22 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: Andrew Ager. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 22 5:30: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano. Glass Houses Volume 2–CD Release. Works by Southam. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. Free (reservation required). Post concert reception. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 22 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Bob Ben, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 22 7:30: JAZZ.FM91. Jazz Lives 10th Anniversary. Gary Burton, vibraphone; Earl Klugh, guitar; Lisa Fischer, voice; Harold López-Nussa Duo; and others; Lou Pomanti, musical director. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $29 and up. =z1c =band =jazz =othr =pian =voic

Apr 22 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: Mardi Gras. New Orleans Jazz. Byron Stripling, trumpet/voice; Bobby Floyd, organ; Bob Breithaupt, drums; Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$110. Also Apr 23(mat and eve). =z1c =band =jazz =orch =orgn =voic

Apr 23 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: Mardi Gras. New Orleans Jazz. Byron Stripling, trumpet/voice; Bobby Floyd, organ; Bob Breithaupt, drums; Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $29–$82. Also 8:00; Apr 22. =z1c =band =jazz =orch =orgn =voic

Apr 23 8:00: Les Amis. Violin in a Time Machine. Works by Westhoff, Alkan, Piazzolla, Miletic and Nett. Lynn Kuo, violin; Shoshana Telner, piano; Jason Nett, guitar; Austin Hitchcock, horn. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-773-7712. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 23 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: Mardi Gras. New Orleans Jazz. Byron Stripling, trumpet/voice; Bobby Floyd, organ; Bob Breithaupt, drums; Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$110. Also 2:00; Apr 22. =z1c =band =jazz =orch =orgn =voic

Apr 24 12:00 noon: Canadian Music Centre. Lunch Time Concert. Beckwith, Beauvais and Uyeda: Guitarius. Doug MacNaughton, baritone/guitar. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. $20 (includes CD). =z1c =cham =newm =voic

Apr 24 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Polar Bears and Lullabies. Necessary Outcome: A Meditation on Richard Dawkins (world premiere), and other solo works. Rick Sacks, malletkat/keyboard. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =band =cham =newm =othr =pian =worl

Apr 24 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Sarah Steeves, cello. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =voic

Apr 24 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Wilhelmina Tiemersma, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =cham =folk =orgn

Apr 24 2:00: Toronto Public Library. Orchardviewers: Journey into the Medieval Convent. VocemResurgentis: Linda Falvy, soprano; Mary Enid Haines, soprano; and Catherine McCormack, alto. Toronto Public Library, Northern District, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. =z1c =earl =voic

Apr 24 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sandor Schwisberg, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 24 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 11, 15, 19, 27, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 24 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 24 7:30: Spotlight Musical Productions. Curtains: A Musical Whodunit. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-662-0683. $25. Also Apr 25, 26(mat and eve). =z1n =must

Apr 24 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Jill Barber, Singer/Songwriter. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. $28–$45. =z2 =jazz =newm =voic

Apr 24 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 24 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 24 8:00: Musideum. Vivia Kay and Blacksparrow. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. Benefit for The Walk with Jordan Scholarship Fund. =z1c =band =jazz =othr =voic

Apr 24 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Beverly Taft meets The Nathan Hiltz Orchestra. CD Release. Beverly Taft, vocals; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Richard Underhill, saxophone; Jake Wilkinson, trumpet; and others,. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 25 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew's. Quaceratops Quartet. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 25 1:10: Gordon Murray, piano. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =cham =jazz =must =pian

Apr 25 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sandor Schwisberg, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 25 6:00: Mississauga Arts Council's Limelight Association of Young Artists. 'Sauga Stars Youth Talent Showcase. Reception, art exhibit and concert. Trouble and Daughter, I Rock with the One, Cawthra Park Secondary School Repertory Dance Company, We Flip Tables and others. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga. 905-615-4446. Free; reservation necessary. =z2 =danc =jazz =must =othr

Apr 25 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Mid-Atlantic: A Voyage in Song. Works by Branscombe, Coulthard, Morawetz, Daly, Mercure and others. Matthew Zadow and Dina Namer, vocals. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. $35/$30(adv); $20(st, advance only). =z1c =cham =newm =voic

Apr 25 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Roberto Devereux. By Donizetti. Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano (Elisabetta); Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor (Roberto Devereux); Russell Braun, baritone (Duke of Nottingham); Allyson McHardy, mezzo (Duchess of Nottingham); and others; Stephen Lawless, stage director; Corrado Rovaris, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 29, May 3, 10, 15, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 25 7:30: Ensemble Vivant. Latin Romance. Steve Sitarski, violin; Norman Hathaway, viola; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Don Thompson, vibes; Catherine Wilson, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416- 922-3618. $100(premium); $25. Concert in aid of bringing live, quality music to children. =z1c =cham =worl

Apr 25 7:30: Glionna Mansell Corporation. ORGANIX 14. Kerry Beaumont, organ. Our Lady Of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-769-3893. $30; $25(sr); $20(st/RCCO/RSCM/AGO). =z1w =cham =orgn

Apr 25 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 25 7:30: Metro Youth Opera. Humperdinck's Hänsel & Gretel. Kate Applin, soprano (Gretel); Lyndsay Promane, mezzo (Hänsel); Alison Wong, stage director; Blair Salter, music director. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-543-9209. $30; $25(sr); $20(st). Also Apr 26, 27(mat). =z1c =kids =must =oper =voic

Apr 25 7:30: Spotlight Musical Productions. Curtains: A Musical Whodunit. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-662-0683. $25. Also Apr 24, 26(mat and eve). =z1n =must =voic

Apr 25 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Banjo Special in Concert. Guests: Kathy Reid-Naiman and Leon Taheny; Brian Taheny; Chris Coole; Arnie Naiman; Chris Quinn. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $30/$25(adv). =z3 =band =folk

Apr 25 8:00: Group of 27. Schocching & Schoen. Michael Occhipinti: 13 Seconds and Sicilian Proverbs (world premieres). Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon; Guy Few, trumpet; Eric Paetkau, conductor. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-735-3662. PWYC. =z1c =cham =newm =orch

Apr 25 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 25 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 25 8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall. Aretha Franklin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $59.50-$199.50. =z1c =voic

Apr 25 8:00: Musideum. Jennifer Noble, singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =voic

Apr 25 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Schafer: Adieu to Robert Schumann; Debussy: Première rhapsodie for clarinet and piano L119; Brahms: Symphony No.1 in c Op.68. Beste Kalender, mezzo; Jae-Won Kim, clarinet; Uri Mayer, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25 and up. =z1c =orch

Apr 25 8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble for Medieval Music. Ma fin est mon commencement: Music of Guillaume de Machaut. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-638-9445 or 416-978-8849. $20; $14(sr/st/unwaged). =z1c =earl

Apr 25 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Myth of Europa: Desire, Transformation and Possession. Pignolet de Montéclair: L'Europe; Rolfe: Europa and the White Bull. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Larry Beckwith, violin, with baroque ensemble; Martin Julien, actor; Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, choreographer/dancer/stage director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-410-4561. $45; $40(sr); $20(30 and under). Also Apr 26. =z1c =earl =must =newm =othr =voic

Apr 25 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Beverly Taft meets The Nathan Hiltz Orchestra. CD Release. Beverly Taft, vocals; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Richard Underhill, saxophone; Jake Wilkinson, trumpet; and others,. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 26 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 26 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 26 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 27, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 26 1:30: Spotlight Musical Productions. Curtains: A Musical Whodunit. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-662-0683. $25. Also 7:30; Apr 24, 25. =z1n =must =voic

Apr 26 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 8:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 26 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 8:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 26 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 27. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 26 2:00: St. George on Yonge. Broadway on Yonge. Guests: Yorkminstrels Show Choir. 5350 Yonge St. 905-881-1465. $15; $10(sr/st). =z1n =chor =must

Apr 26 3:30: Heidi Saario presents. An Afternoon of Scandinavian Piano Music. Works by Grieg, Palmgren, Rautavaara, Sibelius and Stenhammar. Heidi Saario, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-294-6895. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 26 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Sandor Schwisberg Sextet. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 26 7:30: Intrada Brass. Pictures in Music: A Picture Paints a Thousand Notes. Mussorgsky(arr. Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition; Heaton: Annie Laurie-Variations for Cornet and Brass Band; Barroso: Brazil; Himes: Invictus March. Robert Venables, cornet; Rita Arendz, conductor. St. Paul’s Church (Oakville), 454 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-827-0561. $15; $10(sr/st); free(12 and under). =z1 =band =kids

Apr 26 7:30: Islington United Church. Don Banks Music Awards Concert: Stars of the Future. Young musicians performing for the annual music awards; John Derksen, organ. 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. Free. =z1w =orgn =othr

Apr 26 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 26 7:30: Metro Youth Opera. Humperdinck's Hänsel & Gretel. Kate Applin, soprano (Gretel); Lyndsay Promane, mezzo(Hänsel); Alison Wong, stage director; Blair Salter, music director. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-543-9209. $30; $25(sr); $20(st). Also Apr 25, 27(mat). =z1c =kids =must =oper =voic

Apr 26 7:30: Musikay. Bird Songs and Spring Air: Le chant des oiseaux. Jannequin: chant des oiseaux (bird songs); Lauridsen: chansons des roses; A. Bevan: Three motets. Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St. John's United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-825-9740. $70/$60(family/adv); $35/$30(adv); $30/$25(sr/adv); $15(st). Please bring non-perishable food items. In support of the Salvation Army of Oakville. Also Apr 27 (mat, Mary Mother of God Church). =z2 =chor =orch =voic

Apr 26 7:30: Oakham House Choir/Toronto Sinfonietta. British Masterpieces, Past and Present. Jenkins: Gloria; Handel: The King Shall Rejoice; Ode for St. Cecilia's Day. Kasia Konstanty, soprano; Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-960-5551. $30/$25(adv); $15(st); free (12 and under). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Apr 26 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 27(mat), 29, 30, May 2, 3. =z1c =danc =oper =orch

Apr 26 7:30: Opera by Request. Il Trovatore. Verdi. Paul Williamson, tenor (Manrico); Olga Tylman, soprano (Leonora); Wayne Line, baritone (Count di Luna); Julia Clarke, mezzo (Azucena); Domenico Sanfilippo, bass-baritone (Ferrando); and others; William Shookhoff, conductor and piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper

Apr 26 7:30: Spotlight Musical Productions. Curtains: A Musical Whodunit. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-662-0683. $25. Also 1:30; Apr 24, 25. =z1n =must =voic

Apr 26 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Light Classics: Inspired by Love. Mozart: "Letter Duet" from The Marriage of Figaro; Offenbach: Intermezzo and Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann; Delibes: "Flower Duet" from Lakmé; Beethoven: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (mvt.1); Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila; and other works. Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Wallis Giunta, mezzo; Joana Carneiro, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$96. Also Apr 27(3:00). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 26 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Magnificat–Vivaldi Sacred Music. Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Maria Soulis, contralto. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 647-960-6650. $35; $20(sr/under 30). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Apr 26 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Virtuoso Strings. Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5; Mozart: Adagio for Violin and Orchestra; Suk: Serenade for Strings. Moshe Hammer, violin. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 647-223-2286. $35; 30(sr); $20(st). =z1c =cham =orch

Apr 26 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 26 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 2:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 26 8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall. Brad Mehldau Trio. Brad Mehldau, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Jeff Ballard, drums. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $49.50-$89.50. =z1c =jazz

Apr 26 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. The Suavity of Sound that is Born of the Lute. Earliest known music written for the lute. Works by Spinacino, Capirola, da Milano, V. Galilei. John Edwards, lutes. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =cham =earl

Apr 26 8:00: Musideum. soozimusic, singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =voic

Apr 26 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project. Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan 90th birthday tribute. Carmen Lundy and Nona Hendryx, vocals; Helen Sung, Tamir Shmerling, Tia Fuller and Ingrid Jensen. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35 and up. =z1c =band =jazz =voic

Apr 26 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Myth of Europa: Desire, Transformation and Possession. Pignolet de Montéclair: L'Europe; Rolfe: Europa and the White Bull. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Larry Beckwith, violin, with baroque ensemble; Martin Julien, actor; Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, choreographer/dancer/stage director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-410-4561. $45; $40(sr); $20(30 and under). Also Apr 25. =z1c =earl =must =newm =oper =othr =voic

Apr 26 9:00: Jazz Bistro. Beverly Taft meets The Nathan Hiltz Orchestra. CD Release. Beverly Taft, vocals; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Richard Underhill, saxophone; Jake Wilkinson, trumpet; and others,. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $20. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz

Apr 27 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 27 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 2:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 27 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, May 3, 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 27 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious. Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music, lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also Mar 30, Apr 6, 13, 20, May 4, 11, 18, 25. =z1c =kids =must =othr

Apr 27 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles: A Concert for Young People. Canadian Brass. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714x103. $13. Everyone receives a chocolate truffle. =z1c =band =kids

Apr 27 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 11, 15, 19, 24, 30(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 27 2:00: New Horizons Band of Toronto. Chamber Sweets. Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr., Etobicoke. 647-201-8780. $5. =z1w =band

Apr 27 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: Mariko Anraku. Solo and chamber works. Mariko Anraku and Judy Loman, harps; James Anagnoson, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $32. =z1c =cham

Apr 27 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Chicken Little: Musical Comedy Play for ages 3 to 10. Zenon Skrzypczyk, musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypczyk, music. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16; $13(Apr 12 & 13 only). Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26. =z1n =kids =must =othr

Apr 27 2:00: Southern Ontario Chapter Hymn Society. Walter Farquharson–Prairie Pastor and Hymn Poet. Paul Stott, presenter. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-342-6034. Freewill offering. =z1c =relg =voic

Apr 27 2:00: Trio Bravo. In Concert. Jacob: Clarinet Quintet; Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A. Baird Knechtel, viola; Terry Storr, clarinet; John Selleck, piano; guests: Velma Ko, violin; Elizabeth McMillan, violin; John Trembath, cello. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-242-2131. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1w =cham =pian

Apr 27 2:30: Metro Youth Opera. Humperdinck's Hänsel & Gretel. Kate Applin, soprano(Gretel); Lyndsay Promane, mezzo(Hänsel); Alison Wong, stage director; Blair Salter, music director. Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-543-9209. $30; $25(sr); $20(st). Also Apr 25, 26 (eve). =z1c =kids =must =oper =voic

Apr 27 3:00: Durham Community Choir. Movie Magic II. Selections from movies released over the last ten years. John-Charles Coolen, conductor. Kingsview United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa. 289-240-6986. $20; $14(under 12). =z4 =chor

Apr 27 3:00: Musideum. Poli's Jazz Salon. Jazz. Guest: Aura. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $35. =z1c =band =folk =jazz =voic

Apr 27 3:00: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 26, 29, 30, May 2, 3(all eve). =z1c =danc =oper =orch

Apr 27 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Passion and Peace: Radiant Music, Ancient Wisdom. Fauré: Messe Basse; Langlais: Missa Salve Regina; Randall Thompson: The Peaceable Kingdom; Martin: Now The Queen of Seasons (premiere). Guests: True North Brass; Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542. $35; $30(sr); $25(st); $6(child). Also Apr. 26 (Kitchener). =z1c =chor =voic

Apr 27 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Light Classics: Inspired by Love. Mozart: "Letter Duet" from The Marriage of Figaro; Offenbach: Intermezzo and Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann; Delibes: "Flower Duet" from Lakmé; Beethoven: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (mvt.1); Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila; and other works. Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Wallis Giunta, mezzo; Joana Carneiro, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$96. Also Apr 26(7:30). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 27 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Canadian Brass. Holborne: Muy Linda; Scheidt: Wendet Euch Um Ihr Aderlein; Galliard Battaglia; J.S. Bach(arr.Mills): Toccata and Fugue; Schumann(arr. Coletti/Ridenour): Carnaval Op.9(selections); and other works. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714x103. $40; $20(under 30). =z1c =band

Apr 27 3:30: Musikay. Bird Songs and Spring Air: Le chant des oiseaux. Works by Jannequin, Binchois, and Palestrina. Stéphane Potvin, conductor. Mary Mother of God Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville. 905-825-9740. $35; $30(sr); $15(st); $70(family). Also Apr 26(eve, St. John's United Church). =z2 =chor

Apr 27 3:30: Musikay. Bird Songs and Spring Air: Le chant des oiseaux. Jannequin: chant des oiseaux (bird songs); Lauridsen: chansons des roses; A. Bevan: Three motets. Stéphane Potvin, conductor. Mary Mother of God Church, 2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville. 905-825-9740. $70/$60(family/adv); $35/$30(adv); $30/$25(sr/adv); $15(st). Please bring non-perishable food items. In support of the Salvation Army of Oakville. Also Apr 26 (eve, St. John's United Church). =z2 =chor =orch =voic

Apr 27 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 27 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

Apr 27 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

Apr 27 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. Carol McCartney Quartet. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Free will offering. =z1w =jazz

Apr 27 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Jan Novotny, piano. Works by Smetana, Schumann and Mussorgsky. St. Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416-879-5677. $25; $15(st). =z1c =cham =pian

Apr 27 7:00: Toronto Mandolin Orchestra of Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. Community Spring Concert. Classical, folk and contemporary Ukrainian and other music and song. Iriada Erokhina, domra; and others; Alexander Veprinsky, conductor. Church of St. Andrew, Scarborough, 2333 Victoria Park Ave., Scarborough. 416-447-1481 or 416-491-3761. $25; $15(st). =z1 =folk =orch

Apr 27 8:00: Musideum. Brownman plus 1. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =band =folk =jazz =voic

Apr 28 7:00: Felix Galimir Chamber Music. Award Concert. Sringeri Vidya Bharati Foundation Auditorium, 80 Brydon Drive, Etobicoke. 416-408-0208. PWYC. Proceeds to Felix Galimir Chamber Music Scholarship Fund. =z1w =cham

Apr 28 7:30: Associates of Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Five Small Concerts: Quintessential Quintets. Mozart: String quintet No.3 in C K515; Brahms: String quintet No.2 in G Op.111. Amanda Goodburn and Sydney Chun, violin; Teng Li and Theresa Rudolph, viola; Emmanuelle Beaulieu Bergeron, cello. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. $20; $17(sr/st). =z1c =cham

Apr 29 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Legendary Ladies. Shannon Butcher Quartet. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =band =jazz =newm =voic

Apr 29 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: Mark Fideldy (USA). St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 29 6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Felix Wong, piano. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. No Cover. For Jazz Bistro at a glance visit listings Section C. =z1c =jazz =pian

Apr 29 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Roberto Devereux. By Donizetti. Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano (Elisabetta); Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor (Roberto Devereux); Russell Braun, baritone (Duke of Nottingham); Allyson McHardy, mezzo (Duchess of Nottingham); and others; Stephen Lawless, stage director; Corrado Rovaris, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 25, May 3, 10, 15, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 29 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 26, 27(mat), 30, May 2, 3. =z1c =danc =oper =orch

Apr 29 8:00: Small World  Music. CD Release: The Humours of Autorickshaw. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-536-5439. $15/$25(with CD). =z1c =newm =pian =voic =worl

Apr 30 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Christel Wiens, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Apr 30 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hercules. By Handel. Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Hercules); Alice Coote, mezzo (Dejanira); David Daniels, countertenor (Lichas); Richard Croft, tenor (Hyllus); and others; Peter Sellars, stage director; Harry Bickett, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 5, 11, 15, 19, 24, 27(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

Apr 30 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 26, 27(mat), 29, May 2, 3. =z1c =danc =oper =orch

Apr 30 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks:  Mahler Symphony 9 in D. Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. Also May 1. 7:15: Pre-concert chat. =z1c =orch

May 01 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Appassionato. Beethoven: Appassionata Sonata; works by Bach, Ravel and Chopin. Leonard Gilbert, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

May 01 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Sound Tapestry. Hamilton's Children's Choir; Young Voices of Toronto; Shawn Grenke, organ; Zimfira Poloz, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. =z1c =chor =orgn

May 01 12:10: Nine Sparrows/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Joy Lee, violin; Paul Jessen, piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =voic

May 01 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Radka Hanáková, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =cham =folk =orgn

May 01 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 01 7:30: Opera 5. Classiques de poche. Offenbach: Ba-ta-clan; Hahn: L’île du rêve. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. $15; $10(sr/st); free(AFT/under 12). Also May 2, 3. =z1c =oper

May 01 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Le Vent du Nord in Concert. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $30/$25(adv). =z3 =band =folk =othr

May 01 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 01 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

May 01 8:00: Musideum. Tony McManus, guitar. Folk. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $25. =z1c =folk

May 01 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. The Ten Tenors. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. $74-$84. Also May 2. =z2 =voic

May 01 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousin from Nowhere. Künneke. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano (Julia de Weert); Elizabeth Beeler, soprano (Wilhelmine); Christopher Mayell, tenor (Ein Fremder); Stefan Fehr, tenor (Egon von Wildhagen); Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $72–$95. Also May  2, 3, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

May 01 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MasterWorks:  Mahler Symphony 9 in D. Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. Also Apr 30. =z1c =orch

May 02 12:10: Life and Music at St Andrew's. Dan Bickle, organ. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =cham =orgn

May 02 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 02 7:30: Opera 5. Classiques de poche. Offenbach: Ba-ta-clan; Hahn: L’île du rêve. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. $15; $10(sr/st); free(AFT/under 12). Also May 1, 3. =z1c =oper

May 02 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 26, 27(mat), 29, 30, May 3. =z1c =danc =oper =orch

May 02 7:30: St Paul's Bloor Street/Royal Canadian College of Organists. Pulling Out All the Stops! Celebrity Organ Recital. Works by Bach, Gigout, Vierne, MacMillan, Willan and others. Gerard Brooks (England), organ. St. Paul's Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Free will offering. Marking 100th anniversary of the organ at St. Paul's. Reception follows. =z1c =orgn

May 02 7:30: St. James Cathedral. The Last Night of the Proms. Guests: Giles Bryant, organ; Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; St. James Cathedral Choir and Parish Choir. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x245. $40; $35(sr/st). =z1c =band =chor =orgn

May 02 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 02 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

May 02 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Celebration! 30th Anniversary Gala Concert. Various selections including the world premiere of a newly commissioned piece for the choir's choral composition contest. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $30; $28(sr/st); $25(children under 12). Join us for a festive champagne reception following the performance. =z2 =chor

May 02 8:00: Musideum. Kristin Lindell, singer/songwriter. Roots. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =folk =voic

May 02 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. The Ten Tenors. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. $74-$84. Also May 1. =z2 =voic

May 02 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousin from Nowhere. Künneke. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano (Julia de Weert); Elizabeth Beeler, soprano (Wilhelmine); Christopher Mayell, tenor (Ein Fremder); Stefan Fehr, tenor (Egon von Wildhagen); Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $72–$95. Also May  1, 3, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

May 02 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Come Rain or Come Shine. Standards for the 40’s and 50’s. The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-483-5702. $30. Also May 3. =z2 =jazz =pian =voic

May 03 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

May 03 11:00am: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Sing & Dance. Music Concert with Jack Grunsky for ages 3 to 8. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16. Also 2:00. =z1n =kids =othr =voic

May 03 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 4. =z1c =kids =must =othr

May 03 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classical Kids LIVE:  Tchaikovsky Discovers America. Tchaikovsky's life depicted in music, story and dance. Sameer Patel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $20–$36. Pre-concert performance by Boomwhacker Orchestra. Also 3:30. =z1c =danc =orch =othr

May 03 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 8:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 03 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 8:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

May 03 2:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Sing & Dance. Music Concert with Jack Grunsky for ages 3 to 8. Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16. Also 11:00am. =z1n =kids =othr =voic

May 03 2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church. Spring Organ Recital. Works by Bach, Kodály and Rheinberger. Imre Olah, organ; Renata Anton, violin. 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121. Freewill offering. =z1c =cham =orgn

May 03 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Main Choir and Training Choirs. Flights of Fancy. Patriquin and Letourneau: Nikmak; Schumann: Four Folksongs; Watson Henderson: Songs of Flight and Fancy; works by Hatfield and others. Natasha Danchenko, violin; Doug Ohashi, double bass; Jennifer Swan, choreographer; Elise Bradley, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666x231. $44.50; $34.50(sr/st). =z1c =chor =danc =kids

May 03 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classical Kids LIVE:  Tchaikovsky Discovers America. Tchaikovsky's life depicted in music, story and dance. Sameer Patel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $20–$36. Pre-concert performance by Boomwhacker Orchestra. Also 1:30. =z1c =danc =orch =othr

May 03 4:30: Beach United Church. Songs My Daughter Knows. The Jim Clayton Trio, piano/bass/drums. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. =z1c =band =chor =relg

May 03 7:30: Annex Singers. The Road Home. Works by Palestrina, Barber, Brahms, Whitacre, Wade Hemsworth and Stan Rogers. Guest: Tina Torlone, soprano; Maria Case, conductor. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 647-888-1979. $20, $15(sr/st); free(12 and under). =z1c =chor =voic

May 03 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Roberto Devereux. By Donizetti. Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano (Elisabetta); Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor (Roberto Devereux); Russell Braun, baritone (Duke of Nottingham); Allyson McHardy, mezzo (Duchess of Nottingham); and others; Stephen Lawless, stage director; Corrado Rovaris, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $12–$332; $22(under 30). Also Apr 25, 29, May 10, 15,  18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =oper =orch

May 03 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women's Choir. 25th Anniversary Concert. Monteverdi: O Beatae Viae; Hatfield: African Celebration; Halley: Freedom Trilogy; Hemsworth: Log Driver’s Waltz; and other works. Kelly Galbraith, conductor; Emperor String Quartet (Matthew Coons, organ; Ellen Meyer, piano). Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. $20. A $1,000 donation will be made to Huban Cradle of Hope Children’s Home orphanage in Kenya. =z1w =chor

May 03 7:30: Lower Ossington Theatre. Sound of Music. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein, libretto; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Jeremy Hutton, director. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $39-$69. Runs Apr 10-May 3; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 03 7:30: Opera 5. Classiques de poche. Offenbach: Ba-ta-clan; Hahn: L’île du rêve. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. $15; $10(sr/st); free(AFT/under 12). Also May 1, 2. =z1c =oper

May 03 7:30: Opera Atelier. Persée. Lully. Chris Enns (Persée); Mireille Asselin (Andromède); Peggy Kriha Dye (Mérope); Olivier Laquerre (Céphée/Méduse); Carla Huhtanen (Cassiope); Vasil Garvanliev (Phinée); and others; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, David Fallis, conductor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. $38-$166. Also Apr 26, 27(mat), 29, 30, May 2. =z1c =danc =oper =orch

May 03 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Academy Chamber Orchestra. Students from the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). =z1c =orch

May 03 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert. Schubert: Symphony No.8 “Unfinished”; Liszt: Les Préludes; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (mvt.1); Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol. Sophia Anna Szokolay, violin; Shalom Bard, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-598-3375. $27; $17(sr); $14(under 15). =z1c =kids =orch

May 03 7:30: Village Voices. Silver Stars: 25th Anniversary Concert. Alumni and past accompanists. Markham Missionary Church, 5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. E., Markham. 905-294-8687. $20; $15(sr/st); free(under 12). Post-concert reception with free refreshments. =z3 =chor =pian =voic

May 03 8:00: FAWN Opera & New Music/Seventh Art Video Magazine. Synesthesia III: Music and Film. Eight short films by Canadian filmmakers; soundtracks by emerging Toronto composers. Patrick Murray, conductor. Studio 18, 442 Dufferin St. 647-401-5004. $20; $15(under 30). =z1c =newm =othr

May 03 8:00: Healey Willan Singers. An Unexpected Journey. Tartini: Stabat Mater; Quartel: Alice; Halley: Freedom Trilogy; and other works. John Stephenson, piano; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor. Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1 =chor =pian

May 03 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Also 2:00. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 03 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also 2:00; Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

May 03 8:00: Musideum. Francine Hailman, singer/songwriter. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =folk =voic

May 03 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Bluebird North. Canadian songwriters, performance and discussion. Blair Packham, host. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $30. =z1c =othr

May 03 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Russian Showpieces. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3; Waltz from "War and Peace; March from "The Love for Three Oranges"; Shostakovich: Symphony No.9; Romance from "The Gadfly"; Khachaturian: Sabre Dance from "Gayane". Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. $30; $25(sr); $15(st); $10(under 10). Silent auction. =z1 =kids =orch =pian

May 03 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousin from Nowhere. by Künneke. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano (Julia de Weert);Elizabeth Beeler, soprano (Wilhelmine);Christopher Mayell, tenor (Ein Fremder);Stefan Fehr, tenor (Egon von Wildhagen); Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $72–$95. Also May  1, 2, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

May 03 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Come Rain or Come Shine. Standards for the 40’s and 50’s. The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga. 905-483-5702. $30. Also May 2. =z2 =jazz =pian =voic

May 03 9:00: Small World  Music. Gods Robots and eccodek. El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave. 416-536-5439. $20/$15(adv). =z1c =newm =othr =worl

May 04 11:00am: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 1:00; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3. =z1c =kids =must =othr

May 04 11:00am: Shoestring Opera. The Schoolyard Carmen. Opera for ages 4 to 10; based on Bizet: Carmen. Solar Stage Children's Theatre, Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16. Also 2:00. =z1n =kids =oper =othr

May 04 1:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Dora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also 11:00am; Apr 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3. =z1c =kids =must =othr

May 04 1:00: Vital Theatre Company. Pinkalicious. Book and lyrics by E. Kann and V. Kann. Music, lyrics and orchestrations by J. Gregor. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $29.50–$39.50. Also Mar 30, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, May 11, 18, 25. =z1c =kids =must =othr

May 04 1:30: Small World Music. Sultans of String. Guest: Anwar Khurshid, sitar. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-691-6091. $20; free(under 12). =z1c =folk =jazz =worl

May 04 2:00: Markham Concert Band/Pickering Community Concert Band. The Final Frontier: Star Wars Day. Music from Star Trek and Star Wars; Holst: Jupiter; and other works. Doug Manning, conductor. Guest: Ian MacLellan, bagpipes. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $22; $17(sr/st). =z3 =band

May 04 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Russian Salon: Composers Born in the Wrong Century. Elina Kelebeev, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin, pianos; Peter McGillivary, baritone; Erica Iris Huang, mezzo; and others. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416 466 1870. $60; $50(sr/st); $25(13-25); $15(child). =z1c =cham =pian =voic

May 04 2:00: Shoestring Opera. The Schoolyard Carmen. Opera for ages 4 to 10; based on Bizet: Carmen. Solar Stage Children's Theatre, Madison Centre, 100 Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $16. Also 11:00am. =z1n =kids =oper =othr

May 04 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cousin from Nowhere. by Künneke. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano (Julia de Weert);Elizabeth Beeler, soprano (Wilhelmine);Christopher Mayell, tenor (Ein Fremder);Stefan Fehr, tenor (Egon von Wildhagen); Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $72–$95. Also May  1, 2, 3 (eve). =z1c =must =oper

May 04 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Twist Instrumental Quintet. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. $26; $20(sr); $10(st). =z3 =cham

May 04 2:30: Bel Canto Singers. A Choral Bouquet. Bobrowitz: The Creation. Linda Meyer, conductor. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15; free(under 12). Also 7:30. =z1 =chor =kids =newm

May 04 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. American Berserk. Adams: Gnarly Buttons; Alleged Dances; Corigliano: Soliloquy; The Red Violin; Ives: Trio. Jonathan Crow, violin; Teng Li, viola; Barry Shiffman, violin. Mazzoleni Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416 408 0208. $15-$45. =z1c =cham =newm

May 04 3:00: Musideum. Poli's Jazz Salon. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $35. =z1c =band =jazz =voic

May 04 3:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Dvořák: Requiem. Talisker Players; Sidgwick Scholar Alumni Quartet; Chorus Niagara; Robert Cooper, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35-$50. =z1c =cham =chor =orch

May 04 3:00: Symphony on the Bay. Celebration of Mychael Danna. Danna: Being Julia, Adoration and Vanity Fair (excerpts); Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite. Corey Gemmell, violin. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $39.89; $30.85(sr); $24.07(st). =z2 =orch

May 04 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Lucky Number Thirteen. Haydn: Quartet No.13 in G Op.9 No.3; Beethoven: Quartet No.13 in Bb Op.130. St. Olave's Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). Performed on period instruments. =z1w =cham

May 04 3:00: Women's Musical Club of Toronto. Fundraising Concert. Shannon Mercer, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano. Integral House, 194 Roxborough Ave. 416-923-7052. $150. See Section D: Galas and Fundraisers. =z1c =cham =voic

May 04 4:00: ASLAN Boys Choir of Toronto. Pirates, Landlubbers and the High Seas. Traditional shanties and contemporary art songs about life on the ocean. Thomas Bell, conductor; Jialiang Zhu, piano; Liam McGlashon, fiddle. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416 859 7464. $15, $5(st/child). Reception and treasure hunt follows. =z1 =chor =kids

May 04 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 04 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Andrew Adair, organ. Works by Hollins and others. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =cham =orgn =relg

May 04 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Rent. Music, book and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Seanna Kennedy, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49-$59. Runs Apr 3-May 25; start times vary. =z1c =must

May 04 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. Avenue Q. Book by J. Whitty. Music and lyrics by R. Lopez and J. Marx. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. $49–$59. Also Apr 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, Jun 1(start times vary). =z1c =must

May 04 4:30: Church of the Incarnation Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Barry Livingstone Quartet. Church of the Incarnation, 15 Clairtrell Rd. 416-221-7516. Free will donation. Reception follows. =z1n =jazz

May 04 7:30: Achill Choral Society. Broadway! Christ Church Anglican (Bolton), 22 Nancy St., Bolton. 519-939-0020. $25; $10(13–18); free(under 12). Also Apr 27 (Alliston). =z2 =chor =kids =must

May 04 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. A Choral Bouquet. Bobrowitz: The Creation. Linda Meyer, conductor. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15; free(under 12). Also 2:30. =z1 =chor =kids =newm

May 04 8:00: Continuum. By other means. Concert of works exploring the the sonic possibilities of traditional instruments. Sciarrino: esploratione del bianco II; Lizée: music for body without organs; Murguía: Trio for disposable reeds and Touch wood; Griswold: Spill; Tidrow: new work. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-924-4945. $30; $20(sr/arts worker); $10 (st). =z1c =newm

May 06 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Of Love and Longing. Works by Brahms and Britten. Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; Liz Upchurch, piano; and others. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian =voic

May 06 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 06 1:30: Serenata Singers. Timeless Classics: Part 2. Joshua Tamayo, conductor. Guest: Michael Ciufo, tenor. Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-699-5798. $25/$20(adv). Also May 7(eve). Proceeds help support Canadian Music Therapy Fund, War Child and Eva's Initiatives. =z1e =chor =voic

May 07 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Joanne Vollendorf Clark, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 07 7:30: Serenata Singers. Timeless Classics: Part 2. Joshua Tamayo, conductor. Guest: Michael Ciufo, tenor. Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-699-5798. $25/$20(adv). Also May 6(mat). Proceeds help support Canadian Music Therapy Fund, War Child and Eva's Initiatives. =z1e =chor =voic

May 07 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky Symphony 6 "Pathétique". Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta; MacMillan: Piano Concerto No.3 "Mysteries of Light" (Canadian premiere). Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. Also May 8. Post-concert chat with Peter Oundjian. =z1c =kids =orch =pian

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