Friday May 1

May 01 12:10: Music at St Andrew's. Noontime Recital: Aaron Chow, piano. St. Andrew's Church, King and Simcoe, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. =z1c =pian

May 01 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

May 01 7:00: Robert Smith. Organ Recital. J.S.Bach: Pièce d'orgue; Elgar: Sospiri; Brahms: Herzlich tut mich verlangen; Whitlock: Fanfare. St. Paul's Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Freewill offering. CD avail. for purchase. =z1c =orgn

May 01 7:00: Toronto Beaches Children's Chorus. Oliver! Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-698-9864. $20; $10(under 15). Also May 2(mat & eve). =z1c =chor =kids =must

May 01 7:30: Afiara Quartet. Spin Cycle Pre-Release Party: Afiara Quartet & DJ Skratch Bastid. Pre-release event to celebrate the release of the Afiara Quartet's latest album. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 647-294-6349. $15(adv); $20(door). =z1c =newm

May 01 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(st/sr). Also May 2,3(mat),6. =z1c =must

May 01 7:30: Ian Bell. Friday Folk Night: Work Songs for May Day. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul's United Church, 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. $15; $12(sr/st). =z2 =folk

May 01 7:30: The COSI Connection. Fűhrerbunker: An Opera by Andrew Ager. World premiere staged production. Andrew Ager, music director; Michael Patrick Albano, stage director; Jonathan MacArthur (Adolph Hitler); Sydney Baedke (Eva Braun); other performers. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 844-200-2674. $40; $20(sr/st). =z1c =must =newm =oper

May 01 8:00: Arraymusic. First Annual Arraymusic Spinoff. Turntable artists will create compositions using Array's LP collection. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $12. Doors/refreshments 7:00. =z1c =othr =impr

May 01 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. 2015 Great Artist Music Series: Jue Wang, Piano. Works by Liszt, Strauss & Gershwin. Brevik Hall, Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $34;      $28(sr/st). =z3 =cham =pian

May 01 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 01 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Evgeny Kissin, piano. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 “Waldstein”; Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.4 in c, Op.29; Chopin: Three Nocturnes; Six Mazurkas; Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.15 S.244/15 “Rákóczi March”. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $39.50-$149.50. =z1c =pian

May 01 8:00: Gallery 345. Brian Dickinson Trio. Brian Dickinson, piano; Jim Vivian, bass; Ethan Ardelli, drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =jazz

May 01 8:00: Musideum. Russ Nolan CD Release. Jazz. Russ Nolan, saxophone; Daniel Barnes, drums; Jeremy Ledbetter, piano; Jesse Dietschi, bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz =othr

May 01 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Natalie Merchant, singer–songwriter. Original works. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $60–$100. Also May 2(mat, Family Concert). May 1 sold out. Rush available. =z1c =newm =pian =voic

May 01 8:00: Tempus Choral Society. Fascinating Rhythms. Nickel(arr): À la claire fontaine; Porter: Anything Goes; Lawson(arr): Aiken Drum; Simon: Bridge Over Trouble Water; Perkins: Daddy Sang Bass; other works. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-334-9375. $20. =z2 =chor =voic

May 01 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Earnest, The Importance of Being. Comedy based on Oscar Wilde play. Music by Victor Davies; libretto by Eugene Benson. Jean Stilwell (Lady Bracknell); Cameron McPhail (John); Thomas Macleay (Algernon); Charlotte Knight (Cecily); Michelle Garlough (Gwendolen); Larry Beckwith, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Apr 29, May 2, 3(mat). =z1c =must =oper

May 01 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locus plot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown; Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; and Sahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; John Kameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28; $22(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat: 8:00. Runs Wed–Sun, April 24–May 3. =z1c =danc =must =newm =othr =pian =voic

 Saturday May 2

May 02 11:00am: Cosima Grunsky. Cozy Music. An interactive experience for young children with guitar, ukulele, dulcimer and a variety of other instruments from around the world. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-2551. $10. SOLD OUT. =z2 =kids

May 02 12:30: Cecilia String Quartet. Works by Mozart and Mendelssohn. Mozart: String Quartet in F, K.590; Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.44 No.2. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-2551. . =z2 =cham

May 02 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Family Concert: Natalie Merchant, singer–songwriter. Original works. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25–$35. Also May 1(eve). =z1c =newm =pian =voic

May 02 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Platypus Theatre. Pan Am Beats, Heroic Feats! Sousa: Liberty Bell March; Abreu: "Tico-Tico no Fubá"; Ennio Morricone: "Gabriel's Oboe" from The Mission. Alain Trudel, conductor; Platypus Theatre. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $20-$32. Also at 4:00pm. =z1c =kids =orch =othr

May 02 3:30: Toronto Beaches Children's Chorus. Oliver! Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-698-9864. $20; $10(under 15). Also 7:00; May 1(eve). =z1c =chor =kids =must

May 02 4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Platypus Theatre. Pan Am Beats, Heroic Feats! Sousa: Liberty Bell March; Abreu: "Tico-Tico no Fubá"; Ennio Morricone: "Gabriel's Oboe" from The Mission. Alain Trudel, conductor; Platypus Theatre. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $20-$32. See 2pm for details. =z1c =kids =orch =othr

May 02 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Apr 17,19,21,26,29,May 7,9,13,19,21, 22(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 02 7:00: Toronto Beaches Children's Chorus. Oliver! Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-698-9864. $20; $10(under 15). Also 3:30; May 1(eve). =z1c =chor =kids =must

May 02 7:00: Toronto Singing Studio. Lean On Me: Songs of Inspiration, Courage and Friendship. Vivace Vox; Celebration Choir; Vocal Mosaic; Linda Eyman, conductor. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. $15; $10(sr/st). =z1c =chor

May 02 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 02 7:30: Mosaic. In Concert. Inaugural concert of Canadian vocal ensemble. Bach: BWV542; Jenkins: Sanctus from Mass for Peace; Hayes: Gloria; Bédard: Missa Brevis; Mansell: Ave Maria; Watson-Henderson: Magnificat; Chatman: Sunset, Nor’easter & Mosquitoes. Michael Barth, trumpet; Gordon Mansell, conductor. St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Dr., Oakville. 416-571-3680. Freewill offering. =z2 =chor =othr =voic

May 02 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winners. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat; Handel: "Endless Pleasure" from Semele;  Dvořák: "Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém" from Rusalka; Puccini: "Quando m’en vo" from La Bohème; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in e; and other works. Tessa Laengart, soprano; Marko Pejanovič, piano. St. John's United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. $30; $25(sr); $20(st); $15(child). Also May 3(mat, St. Simon's Anglican Church). =z2 =orch =pian =voic

May 02 7:30: Tallis Choir. Triumphs of Renaissance France. Janequin: Missa La Battaille; works by Mouton, Sermisy and Goudimel. Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. $30; $25(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor =earl

May 02 7:30: The COSI Connection. Fűhrerbunker: An Opera by Andrew Ager. World premiere staged production. Andrew Ager, music director; Michael Patrick Albano, stage director; Jonathan MacArthur (Adolph Hitler); Sydney Baedke (Eva Braun); other performers. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 844-200-2674. $40; $20(sr/st). =z1c =must =newm =oper

May 02 7:30: Village Voices. PanAmania. Celebrating the PanAm games with songs and music from the Americas. Christopher Lee, flute; James Brown, guitar; Paul Minnoch, percussion; Joan Andrews, conductor. Markham Missionary Church, 5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. E., Markham. 905-294-8687. $25; $20(sr); $10(st); free(under 12). =z3 =chor =voic =othr

May 02 7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. StageSong II: A celebration of songs from the stage: opera, operetta, musical theatre. Guests: Andrew Haji, tenor; Les Allt, flute; Kathryn Sugden, violin; Wendy Solomon, cello; Neal Evans, bass; Nicholas Coulter, percussion; Jenny Crober, conductor; Elizabeth Acker, piano. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor =pian =voic

May 02 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 02 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. Maytime Piano Soirée. Tribute to the works of Romberg (arr. Murray). Will You Remember? (from Maytime); The Desert Song; One Alone (from The Desert Song); I Bring a Song of Love; Will You Remember Vienna? (from Viennese Nights); and other works. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. $15; $10(st). =z1c =pian

May 02 8:00: High Notes Avante Productions. High Notes for Mental Health. Music interspersed with short talks. Works by Beethoven, Schumann and Tchaikovsky. Lauren Margison, Richard Margison, St. Michael's Choir School Choir; Michael Bridge, accordion; Alex McLeod, viola; Charissa Vandikas, piano; and others; Luba Goy, host. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $75 (incl champagne reception/dessert). Benefit. Speakers include Boris Brott, Dr. Rustom Sethna, Orlando Da Silva, Peter Kristian Mose and Julie Everson. =z3 =othr =voic

May 02 8:00: John Sheard. The Great Reunion. Chris Whiteley. Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $30(door), $25(advance). =z3 =

May 02 8:00: Meden Glas/Balkan Mixologies. The Balkans and Beyond: Meden Glas CD Release. Music of Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Armenia and other Balkan music. Meden Glas (Irene Markoff, vocals, accordion, bağlama; Ekaterina Pyatkova, vocals, drums; Jamieson Eakin, vocals, guitar; Mario Morello, vocals, drums; Nadia Younan, vocals, saxophone); Balkan Mixologies (Nikola Gaidarov, kaval; Alana Cline, violin; Matthew Ozzorluoglu, guitar; Sebastian Shinwell, bass guitar; Kasey Sikora, trumpet; Madiana Torosyan, qanun). St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $15. =z1c =folk =othr =voic =worl

May 02 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. In Stile Moderno: "Avant-Garde" Music from 1600s Italy. Works by Monteverdi, Rossi and others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, theorbo and lute; Christopher Verrette and Patricia Ahern, renaissance violins. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. $30; $20(sr/st). =z1c =cham =earl =othr =voic

May 02 8:00: Onstage Productions. Spring Fling. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-556-9552. $20. =z1n =jazz =must

May 02 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Beethoven Piano Concerto Marathon: No.5 "Emperor". Sheng Cai, Artist-in-Residence; Marco Parisotto, conductor. Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 King St.  E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. $45–$56. =z4 =pian =orch

May 02 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Bluebird North. Singer–songwriters. Blair Packham, host. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25. =z1c =folk =newm =pian =voic =othr

May 02 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. Masterworks by Beethoven and Mozart. Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat, Op.55 "Eroica"; other works. Ronald Royer, conductor. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. $30; $25(sr); $15(st); $10(under 10). =z1 =orch

May 02 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Two Stars, Three Centuries. Schubert: German Dances; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in f; Alice Ho; Mira for Violin and Orchestra; Prokofiev: Visions Fugitive Op.22 (orchestral version arr. Arman). Ilya Poletaev, piano; Xiaohan Guo, violin; Nurhan Arman, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $49; $39(sr); $19(st). =z1n =orch =pian

May 02 8:00: Small World  Music. Asian Music Series. Dorjee Tsering. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. $20. =z1c =worl

May 02 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Earnest, The Importance of Being. Comedy based on Oscar Wilde play. Music by Victor Davies; libretto by Eugene Benson. Jean Stilwell (Lady Bracknell); Cameron McPhail (John); Thomas Macleay (Algernon); Charlotte Knight (Cecily); Michelle Garlough (Gwendolen); Larry Beckwith, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Apr 29, May 1, 3(mat). =z1c =must =oper =voic

May 02 8:15: Café Con Pan. Music from the Huasteca Region of Mexico. Sones Huastecos, Huapangos and masked dances for Day of the Dead. Guests: Amanda Medina, violin; Carlos Rivera and Berenice Vargas, dancers. DANZoN Studio, 104 - 2480 Dundas St. W. 647-701-0736. $15/$10(adv). =z1w =danc =folk =othr =worl

May 02 8:30: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locus plot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown; Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; and Sahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; John Kameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28; $22(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat: 8:00. Runs Wed–Sun, April 24–May 3. =z1c =danc =must =newm =othr =pian =voic

May 02 8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: Star Crossed Lovers. Songs on the Romeo & Juliet theme from Sondheim to Radiohead. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. $25; $20(st). =z1c =othr =voic

 Sunday May 3

May 03 1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists, 6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite for unaccompanied cello, No.5. Brian Manker, cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. $20. =z1c =cham

May 03 2:00: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 03 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 03 2:00: Music at Metropolitan. Bach in Time: Let There be Beauty. Music by Bach and poetry by Patricia Orr. Patricia Wright, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Freewill offering. =z1c =orgn =othr

May 03 2:00: Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation Concert Series. Wildly unique, original music. Sharlene Wallace, harp; George Koller, bass. Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-686-6809. $15. =z1c =othr

May 03 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert. North Toronto Community Band. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-481-8183. Free. =z1e =band

May 03 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Earnest, The Importance of Being. Comedy based on Oscar Wilde play. Music by Victor Davies; libretto by Eugene Benson. Jean Stilwell (Lady Bracknell); Cameron McPhail (John); Thomas Macleay (Algernon); Charlotte Knight (Cecily); Michelle Garlough (Gwendolen); Larry Beckwith, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Apr 29, May 1, 2 (all eve). =z1c =must =oper =voic

May 03 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Martin Beaver, violin. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. $26; $20(sr); $10(st). =z3 =othr

May 03 2:30: Bel Canto Singers. Spring Is In The Air. Linda Meyer, conductor; Jacqueline Mokrzewski, piano. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15. Also 7:30. =z1 =chor =pian

May 03 2:30: Onstage Productions. Spring Fling. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-556-9552. $20. =z1n =jazz =must

May 03 2:30: Recitals at Rosedale. Wanderlust…There and Back Again. Schumann: songs for Mignon and the Harper (from Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister Op.98a); works by Schubert, Duparc and Berlioz; traditional folk songs from the British Isles. Lucia Cesaroni, soprano; Anthony Cleverton, baritone; Emily D'Angelo, mezzo; Rachel Andrist, piano. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 416-921-1931. $35. =z1c =pian =voic

May 03 3:00: JunctQin Keyboard Collective. Firsts II. Featuring premieres from Canada and around the world for piano solo, piano six hands, toy piano, melodica and electronics. Doell: new work. Elaine Lau, Joseph Ferretti and Stephanie Chua, keyboards. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-871-8078. $20; $15(sr/st/arts workers). =z1c =newm =othr =pian

May 03 3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winners. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat; Handel: "Endless Pleasure" from Semele;  Dvořák: "Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém" from Rusalka; Puccini: "Quando m’en vo" from La Bohème; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in e; and other works. Tessa Laengart, soprano; Marko Pejanovič, piano. St. Simon's Anglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. $30; $25(sr); $20(st); $15(child). Also May 2(eve, St. John's United Church). =z2 =orch =pian =voic

May 03 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Judith. By Parry. Shannon Mercer, soprano; Jillian Yemen, mezzo; David Menzies, tenor; Michael York, baritone; Pax Christi Chorale and Orchestra; Stephanie Martin, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40 and up. 2:00: Pre-concert chat with Dr. Jeremy Dibble. =z1c =chor =orch =voic

May 03 3:00: Shrine of Our Lady of Grace, Marylake. Coro San Marco, soloists and the Paskke String Quartet. Albinoni: Magnificat in G. Marylake Shrine, 13760 Keele St., King City. 905-833-5368. $15; $10(sr/st). =z3 =cham =chor =earl =voic

May 03 3:00: Symphony on the Bay. Gloria! Wagner: Overture from Die Meistersinger; Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in c minor, Op.67; Poulenc: Gloria. Charles Demuynck, musical director; Charlene Santoni, soprano. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-526-6690. $31.75;$23.75(sr), $17.75(youth/child). =z2 =orch =voic

May 03 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. Celebrating Women in Classical Music. Coulthard: Piano Sonata No.2; Wagner-Liszt: Pilgrim's Chorus; Isoldes Liebestod; Liszt: Transcendental Etude; Chasse Neige; Chopin: Andante Spianato; Grande Polonaise; Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Sofya Gulyak, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. $25; $20(st). =z1c =pian

May 03 3:00: Toronto Children's Chorus Training Choirs, Boys' Choir, Main Choir and Youth Choir. Sounds of Splendour. Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass; and works by Rutter, Copland and MacGillivray. Elise Bradley, Carole Anderson, Judith Bean, Matthew Otto and Michel Ross, conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-932-8666 x231. $45.50-$35.50. =z1n =chor

May 03 3:00: Vesnivka Choir. Spring Celebrations. Folk songs celebrating rebirth, romance and love. Guests: Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir; Natalya Matyusheva, soprano; Justin Stolz, tenor. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-246-9880 or 416-763-2197. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1w =chor =folk =voic =worl

May 03 4:00: ASLAN Boys Choir of Toronto. In a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Songs by Purcell, Handel, Eric Thiman, Ed Roberton, David Bowie and others. Nicholas Bell, flute; Pat Paulsen, drums; Thomas Bell, conductor; Jialiang Zhu, piano. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-859-7464. $15; $5(child). =z1 =chor

May 03 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Joshua Colucci, violin, and SMM Baroque Ensemble. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =cham =othr

May 03 4:00: Peggy Baker Dance Projects. locus plot. World premiere. Dancers: Ric Brown; Sarah Fregeau; Kate Holden; Sean Ling; and Sahara Morimoto; Fides Krucker, voice; John Kameel Farah, piano/electronics. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 1-800-838-3006. $28; $22(sr/st/CADA). Pre-show chat: 3:30. Runs Wed–Sun, April 24–May 3. =z1c =danc =must =newm =othr =pian =voic

May 03 5:30: No Strings Theatre. 10th Anniversary Fundraising Concert. Opera, music theatre, jazz and R&B; after-concert party. Denise Williams, soprano, Gary Beals, Lawerence Cotton, Susan Cuthbert, vocals; Nicole Brooks, composer; Quisha Wint and Shaina Sammone, singer-songwriters; William Shookhoff, piano; and others; Yuka Funk Band (after-concert party). Artscape Wychwood Barns Mainspace, 601 Christie St. 416-551-2093. $50; $25(st/un(der)employed); free(under10); $20/$15(adv)(after-concert party only). Food and wine. =z1c =othr =voic =oper =newm =jazz =pian

May 03 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. Spring Is In The Air. Linda Meyer, conductor; Jacqueline Mokrzewski, piano. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15. Also 2:30. =z1 =chor =pian

May 03 7:30: Gallery 345. Pairing Up. Works by Rossini, Schubert, Fauré, Poulenc, Kies and others. Lisa Raposa Millar and Gregory Millar, pianos. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1w =pian

May 03 7:30: Micah Barnes. "New York Stories" CD release concert. With Daniel Barnes, Russ Boswell, Michael Shand; Guest: Jackie Richardson, vocals. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-763-3783. $32-$42. =z1c =jazz =othr =voic

May 03 8:30: Small World  Music. Asian Music Series. Snowday, kLoX, and DJ Medicineman. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. $15. =z1c =worl

 Monday May 4

May 04 12:15: Music Mondays. Emily Kruspe, violin, and  Jeanie Chung, piano. Beethoven: Romance No.2; Bartók: Rhapsody No.2; Elgar: Violin Sonata. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. PWYC(suggested $5). =z1c =cham =othr =pian

May 04 7:30: Elmer Iseler Singers. GET MUSIC! Gala Concert. Canadian and international composers. Elmer Iseler Singers; secondary school choirs and their conductors. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-217-0537. $25; free (EIS subscribers). =z1c =chor

May 04 8:00: Arraymusic. Cathy Lewis Sings. Cathy Fern Lewis, vocals; Rodney Sharman, flute; Linda Catlin Smith, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $10 or PWYC. =z1c =newm =othr =voic

May 04 8:00: Gallery 345. Across the Atlantic: A Finnish Canadian Accordion Experiment. Matti Pulkki, Michael Bridge and Branko Džinović, accordions, Sara Constant, flute, John Nicholson, saxophone. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =newm =othr =worl

May 04 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Spring Concert. Nathan Avakian, organ. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-449-6262. $20. Doors open 7:15. =z1c =orgn

 Tuesday May 5

May 05 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Restless Love. Lieder by Schubert and Schumann. Joshua Hopkins, baritone. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =voic =pian

May 05 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Jenny Cheong, cello. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =othr

May 05 1:30: Serenata Singers. Hits of Hollywood and Broadway. Guest: Justin Bacchus, tenor. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-699-5798. $25/$20(adv). Also May 6(eve). =z1e =chor =must

May 05 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 05 4:30: Beach United Church. The Best Is Yet to Come. Dixieland jazz. Downtown Jazz Band. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz

May 05 7:00: Marina Yakhontova. Forgotten and Famous Art Songs. Eastern European, classic American and rediscovered art songs. Marina Yakhontova, mezzo; Brian Stevens, piano. Windermere United Church, 356 Windermere Ave. 416-886-9392. $10. Proceeds to assist injured and displaced persons in Ukraine. Donations welcome. =z1w =pian =voic

May 05 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #31. Improvisations by the performers. Anne Bourne, cello & voice; Cathy Fern Lewis, voice; Doug Van Nort, electronics; Rick Sacks, percussion. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =newm =othr =voic =impr

 Wednesday May 6

May 06 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Sharon Beckstead, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 06 7:00: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(st/sr). Also May 1-3, 7-10. =z1c =must

May 06 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 06 7:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Glenn Davidson, production designer; Raha Javanfar, projection designer. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $39-$89. 6pm: Pre-concert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 7,8,9,10 and 12(George Weston Hall). Times vary. =z1c =cham =earl =orch =othr

May 06 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 06 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 8,10,12,14,16,23(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 06 7:30: Opus 8. In Concert. Works by Bach, Brahms, Schütz, Schoenberg and others. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-821-7286. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =cham

May 06 7:30: Serenata Singers. Hits of Hollywood and Broadway. Guest: Justin Bacchus, tenor. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-699-5798. $25/$20(adv). Also May 5(mat). =z1e =chor =must

May 06 8:00: Arraymusic. In Concert. Grey Broken by Linda Catlin Smith. Cathy Fern Lewis, voice; Rodney Sharman, flute; Linda Catlin Smith, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $12. Fundraiser. =z1c =newm =othr =voic =pian

May 06 8:00: Musideum. Mike Gennaro. Experimental. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =othr

May 06 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. Kevin Lau: Treeship; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e; Bruckner: Symphony No.7. Augustin Hadelich, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$145. =z1c =orch =othr

May 06 9:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. Wed Concert Series. Rob Pitch, guitar; Neil Swainson, bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. Cover $8. Also at 10:15 pm. =z1c =jazz =othr

 Thursday May 7

May 07 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Absofunkinlutely: Contemporary Etudes for the Piano. Andy Villemez: new work (premiere). Kara Huber, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =pian =newm

May 07 12:00_noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $10. Incl. coffee and snack. Also Apr 2. =z1 =band =jazz

May 07 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Peter Merrick, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 07 1:30: Women's Musical Club of Toronto. Ensemble Made in Canada. Works by Beethoven, Brahms and Mayo (world premiere). Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello; Angela Park, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-923-7052. $45. =z1c =cham =newm

May 07 2:00: Orchardviewers. Thursday Afternoon Program Series. Annex Quartet. Northern District Public Library, Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. =z1c =cham

May 07 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(st/sr). Also May 1-3, 6, 8-10. =z1c =must

May 07 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Apr 17,19,21,26,29, May 2,9,13,19,21,22(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 07 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 07 8:00: Gallery 345. Piano Improv at the Gallery. Marilyn Lerner, Raphael Roter, Avesta Nakhei and Casey Sokol. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =newm =pian =impr

May 07 8:00: Musideum. Don Graham & Bob Cohen: Homemade Music. Country/Roots. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr

May 07 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer–songwriter. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35–$75. =z1c =folk =voic

May 07 8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Glenn Davidson, production designer; Raha Javanfar, projection designer. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $39-$89. 7pm: Preconcert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 6,8,9,10 and 12(George Weston Hall). Times vary. =z1c =cham =earl =orch =othr

May 07 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

 Friday May 8

May 08 12:10: Music at St. Andrew's. Noontime Recital: Gianmarco Segato, baritone. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =voic

May 08 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

May 08 3:00: Musideum. Georgia Steel & Rick Maltese. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =jazz

May 08 7:00: Canadian Band Association. Windblown Art: Young and Old Masters. Encore Symphonic Concert Band; National Youth Band of Canada. Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $20; $10(sr/st). =z1 =band

May 08 7:00: Canadian Music Centre. An Exceptional Evening with Kamancheh. Music of Middle East and Central Asia played on the spiked fiddle (Kamancheh). 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. =z1c =folk =othr =voic =worl

May 08 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 08 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. By E. Gay and Albano. Based on novel by Carroll. Guest: Benoit Boutet, tenor (White Rabbit); Chamber Orchestra; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $35; $20(sr); $15(st/child). Also May 9(mat and eve), 10(mat). =z1c =kids =must =oper

May 08 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,10,12,14,16,23(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 08 7:30: St. James Cathedral. Last Night of the Proms. Choir of St. James Cathedral; Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada; Vicki St. Pierre, conductor. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. $40; $35(sr/st). =z1c =chor =othr

May 08 8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Classical Concert - French Repertoire. Messiaen: Theme and Variations; Debussy: Sonata; Ravel: Sonata; Franck: Sonata. Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Benjamin Smith, piano. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. $25; $20(mem); $15(under 25). =z1c =cham =othr =pian

May 08 8:00: Arraymusic. Murderous Little World. Multimedia performance. Linda Bouchard, artistic director & composer. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $20. =z1c =newm =othr =voic

May 08 8:00: Burlington Concert Band. An Enchanted Evening. Sparke: Clarinet Concerto and other works. Zoltan Kalman, director. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $20. =z2 =band

May 08 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 08 8:00: Gallery 345. Vanishing Point: John MacMurchy, Music and Photos. Don Ionescu, guitar; Mark Kieswetter, piano; Ross MacIntyre, bass; Alan Hetherington, percussion. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20. =z1w =jazz =othr =pian

May 08 8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church Choir. Fridays@8. Jenkins: The Peacemakers. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. $35; $20(st). 7:00: Wine reception. =z1n =chor

May 08 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. ¡Con Espiritu! With Spirit! Music of the Americas. Eliana Cuevas and her Latin ensemble; Mississauga Festival Youth Choir; Latin dance troupe. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $35; $30(sr/st); $15(child). =z2 =chor =danc =othr

May 08 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents IV: Architek Percussion plus  Fjóla Evans, cello. Works by Evans; T. Brook: Incantation; A. Basanta: The Privacy of Domestic Life. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $12; $8(member). =z1c =newm =othr

May 08 8:00: Musideum. Kristin Lindell Trio: Sweet Sounds for Spring. Singer-songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr

May 08 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music of the Americas: Jayme Stone's Lomax Project. Bahamian sea chanties, African-American acappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, ancient Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and collected work songs. Tim O'Brien, vocals & mandolin; Margaret Glaspy, vocals; Moira Smiley, vocals, body percussion and accordion; Brittany Haas, fiddle; Joe Phillips, bass; and others. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $30-$65. =z1c =folk =othr =voic =worl

May 08 8:00: Small World  Music. Asian Music Series. Footsteps of Babur. 16th-century Mughal court music. Homayun Sakhi, Afghan rubab; Rahul Sharma, santur; Salar Nader, tabla. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $35; $31.50(museum members). =z1c =worl

May 08 8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Glenn Davidson, production designer; Raha Javanfar, projection designer. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $39-$89. 7pm: Preconcert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 6,7,9,10 and 12(George Weston Hall). Times vary. =z1c =cham =earl =orch =othr

May 08 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 08 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. Life's Sweet Enchantment. Opera and Musical Theatre. Guests: Mark Ruhnke, baritone; Maurice Cody Public School Junior Choir with Carol Snow, conductor; Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. $25; free(18 and under). Donations for Daily Bread Food Bank accepted. =z1c =chor =must =oper =voic

May 08 8:15: Schola Magdalena. Compline in Honour of Julian of Norwich and Florence Nightingale. Plainchant and motets. Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC. =z1c =chor =relg

 Saturday May 9

May 09 11:00am: Alliance Française de Toronto/Shoestring Opera. The Magic Flute. Based on Mozart’s famous opera, The Magic Flute tells the story of Allegra, who is lost in a dark forest on her way home from school. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. $15; $8(age 7 to 25); free (under 7). Costume party at 10:30am. =z1c =oper =kids =othr

May 09 2:00: Canadian Children's Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. By E. Gay and Albano. Based on novel by Carroll. Guest: Benoit Boutet, tenor(White Rabbit); Chamber Orchestra; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $35; $20(sr); $15(st/child). Also 7:30; May 8(eve), 10(mat). =z1c =kids =must =oper

May 09 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 09 2:00: County Town Singers. Legends. Mix of classic to contemporary numbers from some of the great legends of music. Hallelujah; Crazy; The Long and Winding Road; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Blue Skies. 65 voice choral group with musicians. Trinity Pentacostal Church, 900 King St E., Oshawa. 647-981-2205. $20; $15(sr); $5(child). Also 7:30. =z4 =chor =othr

May 09 7:00: Thanks to Dr. Suzuki. Gala Concert. Chamber music. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-466-0208. $35; $15; $10. =z1c =cham =pian

May 09 7:00: Young Voices Toronto Children's Choir. Making Waves. Telfer: Chasing the Northern Lights; Jensen: Rain in the Country; Ogura: Hotaru Koi; A Great Big Sea (arr. Dolloff);  Whitacre: Seal Lullaby; and other works. Charissa Bagan and Dawn Pear, conductors; Zimfira Poloz, artistic director. Guest: Andy Morris, percussion. Emmanuel Howard Park United Church, 214 Wright Ave. 416-762-0657. $25; $15(sr/st/youth); free(child under 6). =z1w =chor =othr

May 09 7:30: Adam Sherkin. Let Hands Speak. Gougeon: Piano-Soleil; Murphy: Star Burning Blue; Coulthard: Toccata; Eckhardt-Grammaté: Caprice No.1; Sherkin: Northern Frames; Tagish Fires;  Sunderance. Adam Sherkin, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $45, $40(sr), $30(under 36). 9:30pm: Post-show release party in lobby (Centretracks). =z1c =pian

May 09 7:30: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 09 7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus. Sing It High! Sing It Low! With Bach Chamber Youth Choir. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $40; $35(sr/st). =z1n =chor

May 09 7:30: Burlington Civic Chorale. Mozart and Spring. Mozart: Mass in C K.220/196b "Sparrow" and works by Elgar, Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Hindemith, Gershwin and Vaughan Williams. Gary Fisher, conductor; Jennifer Goodine, piano. St. Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 416-549-5897. $25; $20 in advance. =z2 =chor =pian

May 09 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. By E. Gay and Albano. Based on novel by Carroll. Guest: Benoit Boutet, tenor (White Rabbit); Chamber Orchestra; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $35; $20(sr); $15(st/child). Also 2:00; May 8, 10(mat). =z1c =kids =must =oper

May 09 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 2,7,13,19,21,22(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 09 7:30: County Town Singers. Legends. Mix of classic to contemporary numbers from some of the great legends of music. Hallelujah; Crazy; The Long and Winding Road; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Blue Skies. 65 voice choral group with musicians. Trinity Pentacostal Church, 900 King St E., Oshawa. 647-981-2205. $20; $15(sr); $5(child). Also 2:00. =z4 =chor =othr

May 09 7:30: Espressivo Singers. Spring Concert. Fauré: Messe Base; Poulenc: Litanies à la Vierge Noire; and other works. J.-C. Coolen, conductor. Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby. 905-435-3439. $20; $14(under 13). =z4 =chor

May 09 7:30: Harbourtown Sound. Road Trip. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $30; $25(sr); $15(st). =z2 =chor

May 09 7:30: Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3). Der Prinz. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $39; $35(series). Part of the Studio 440 World Series. =z2 =jazz =worl =othr =cham

May 09 7:30: Opera by Request. Thomas: Hamlet. Simon Chaussee, baritone (Hamlet); Vania Chan, soprano (Ophélie); Domenico Sanfilippo, bass-baritone (Claudius); Erica Iris Huang, mezzo (Gertrude); and others; William Shookhoff, piano/conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper =pian

May 09 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Touch the Earth Lightly. Enns: Ten Thousand Rivers of Oil, and Gjeilo: Sunrise–Symphonic Mass (Toronto premieres). Talisker Players; Edward Moroney, accompanist; Robert Cooper, conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-530-4428. $35; $30(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor

May 09 7:30: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Faculty Favourites. Classical, jazz and popular music; works by Offenbach, Humperdinck, Mozart, Bach and others. Guests: Donald Boere, oboe, and Cheryl Campbell, soprano; Beverly Lewis and Paul Crocker, piano; Ivana Popovic, violin; and others. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444x243/244. PWYC(suggested:  $10). =z1c =cham =jazz =othr =pian =voic

May 09 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Vivaldi's Four Seasons - Summer. Vivaldi: Four Seasons - Summer; Brahms: Eine deutsches Requiem; Dvořák: Serenade. Guests: Tapestry Chamber Choir & Trinity Festival Chorus. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. $20; $15(sr/st). =z3 =cham =chor

May 09 8:00: Ambiance Singers. In Concert. Jazz standards, spirituals, pop, blues and show tunes. Guest: Bill Candy, singer-songwriter; Danny McErlain, conductor. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $35. Proceeds to benefit Alpha 1 Canada in memory of Anne Harmen. =z2 =chor =jazz =othr

May 09 8:00: Bell'Arte Singers. A Canadian Perspective. Choral works by Canadian composers Willan, Hatfield, Somers, Sirett and others. Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. 416-841-1916. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =chor

May 09 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Celebrating Brahms. Double Concerto for Violin and Cello and Orchestra in A, Op.102; Symphony No.1 in c, Op.68. Joyce Lai, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Tak-Ng Lai, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. $35;$30(sr);$20(st). =z1c =orch

May 09 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 09 8:00: Gallery 345. What Is Now? Performances by spoken-word artists rooted in the poetry slam community. Brent Peers, poet; Bill Gilliam, piano; Glen Hall, reeds; Ambrose Pottie, percussion; and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =othr =impr

May 09 8:00: Georgetown Choral Society. VE Day: 70 Years. Songs from the 1940s. Colin Fox, narrator. Georgetown Christian Reformed Church, 11611 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown. 905-877-7795. $25/$20(adv). =z2 =chor =othr

May 09 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Finale: All-Canadian Program. Somers: A Little Suite on Canadian Folk Songs; McDougal: Clarinet Concerto; Palmer: A Suite of Latin Dances; Horvat: "Couple dies holding hands" (world premiere). Michael Westwood, clarinet;  John Palmer, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-478-6122. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =orch =othr

May 09 8:00: Massey Hall. Jesse Cook: One World Tour 2015. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $65-$45. $125 VIP tickets. =z1c =othr =voic

May 09 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Oakville on Stage. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins. Emily and Meghan Nenniger, violins; Charlene Pauls, soprano; Norine Burgess, mezzo; 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 May 10(mat). =z2 =orch =voic

May 09 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music of the Americas: Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra. Mambo, salsa, and cha-cha-cha. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40-$95. Dancing WILL be encouraged! =z1c =danc =jazz =orch =worl

May 09 8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Glenn Davidson, production designer; Raha Javanfar, projection designer. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $39-$89. 7pm: Preconcert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 6,7,8,10 and 12(George Weston Hall). Times vary. =z1c =cham =earl =orch =othr

May 09 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7,8,9,10,14,15,16,21,22,23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 09 8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: Broadsway. Heather Bambrick, Diane Leah and Julie Michels. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. $25; $20(st). =z1c =must =othr =voic

 Sunday May 10

May 10 2:00: Alexander Showcase Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-324-1259. $32; $27(sr/st). Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1c =must

May 10 2:00: Canadian Children's Opera Company. Alice in Wonderland. By E. Gay and Albano. Based on novel by Carroll. Guest: Benoit Boutet, tenor (White Rabbit); Chamber Orchestra; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $35; $20(sr); $15(st/child). Also May 8(eve), 9(mat and eve). =z1c =kids =must =oper

May 10 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,8,12,14,16,23(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 10 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. South Pacific. Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Based on Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. Joe Cascone, Jennifer Dewar, Barbara Boddy, David Haines, Kent Tisher and more. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Runs May 1 to May 10, start times vary. =z1n =must

May 10 2:00: Gallery 345. Frühling: Songs of Spring. R. Strauss: Four Last Songs; works by Barber and Rachmaninoff. Stephanie Diciantis, soprano; Talisa Blackman, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $15. =z1w =pian =voic

May 10 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Oakville on Stage. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins. Emily and Meghan Nenniger, violins; Charlene Pauls, soprano; Norine Burgess, mezzo; 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 May 9(eve). =z2 =orch =voic

May 10 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert. Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-321-8996. Free. =z1e =band

May 10 2:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 10 3:00: ECHO Women's Choir. My Mother is the Ocean Sea. Vaughan(arr. Whitla): Trio’s Stone; Hemsworth(arr. Gasser): My Mother is the Ocean Sea; works by Dalglish, Reynolds, Rawlings, Gordon and Lauzon; and other works. Guests: Marichka Kudriavtseva and Mark Marczyk; Echo Band; Alan Gasser, trombone/conductor; Becca Whitla, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-779-5554. $20/$15(adv); $10(sr/children/underwaged). =z1c =band =chor =voic

May 10 3:30: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkosky, stage directornnnMarshall Pynkoski, stage directornGlenn Davidson, production designernRaha Javanfar, projection designer. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $39-$89. 2:30pm: Preconcert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 6,7,8,9 and 12(George Weston Hall). Times vary. =z1c =cham =earl =orch =othr

May 10 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Andrew Ager; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 10 4:00: St. Barnabas Choir. Choral Evensong. St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. 416-691-4560. Free. =z1c =chor =relg

May 10 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Music of Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan. Colleen Allen, sax; Tara Davidson, sax; John Maharaj, bass; Adrean Farrugia, piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =othr =relg

May 10 7:00: Kir Stefan the Serb Choir. Concert Among Frescoes. Works of Slavic sacred music, medieval chants and contemporary choral works. Jasmina Vucurovic, conductor. All Serbian Saints Serbian Orthodox Church, 2520 Dixie Rd., Mississauga. 416-512-8219. Free. Blessing of the Slava cake after the concert. =z2 =chor =earl =newm =relg =worl

May 10 8:00: Arraymusic. Somewhere There. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Cover $10/PWYC. All ages welcome. =z1c =newm

May 10 8:00: Musideum. Jason Wilson & Marcus Ali. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz

 Monday May 11

May 11 12:15: Music Mondays. Beatriz Boizán, piano. Haydn: Sonata in C, H50; Debussy: Estampes; Ginastera: Danzas Argentina. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. PWYC(suggested $5). =z1c =pian

 Tuesday May 12

May 12 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Enescu Octet. Enescu: Octet for Strings in C Op.7. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =cham =othr

May 12 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Alex Dean Big Band. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =band =jazz

May 12 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Andrew Ager; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 12 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,8,10,14,16,23(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 12 7:30: group of 27. Samuel Banks, bassoon, in recital. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-323-1292. PWYC. Complimentary food provided by Cheese Magic and Wanda’s Pie in the Sky. =z1c =newm =othr

May 12 8:00: Humbercrest United Church. Oleg Samokhin, piano. Tchaikovsky: The Seasons; Rachmaninoff: Etudes-tableaux, Op.39; 8 Preludes Op.3, Op.23. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122. $20; $15(st). =z1w =cham =pian

May 12 8:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic. Audiopollination. Improvised music and visuals. Michael Lynn, double bass; John Creson and Adam Rosen, visual improvisations. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. All ages welcome. =z1c =newm =impr

May 12 8:00: Tafelmusik. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.1 in C, BWV 1066: Ouverture, Bourrée & Forlane; Suite No.3 for cello in C, BWV 1009: Sarabande; Cantata 202/1: Betrübte Schatten; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048; and other works. Conceived, programmed & scripted by Alison Mackay; Jeanne Lamon: director; Richard Greenblatt, actor; Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Glenn Davidson, production designer; Raha Javanfar, projection designer. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1 855 985 2787. $36-$77; $29-$69(sr); $15-$69(under 35). 7:00pm: Preconcert public lecture by Alison Mackay. Also May 6,7,8,9 and 10(Trinity-St. Paul's Centre). Times vary. =z1n =cham =orch =othr

May 12 8:00: Talisker Players. Heroes, Gods and Mortals: encounters with Olympian gods and goddesses, in various guises. Featuring readings from adaptations of Greek myths, poetry by Keats and Tennyson, excerpts from Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Pergolesi: Orfeo; Hovhaness: Hercules; Pearce: commissioned work (premiere); Plant: Invocation to Aphrodite; Turina: Las Musas de Andalucia (excerpts); and other works. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Ross Manson, reader; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. $35; $25(sr); $15(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. Also May 13. =z1c =cham =newm =voic =othr

 Wednesday May 13

May 13 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Simon Walker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 13 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. CMC on the 13th: Music for a Big Sky. Works by Fung, McIntyre and Murphy. Stephen Runge, piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. $20/$15(adv). =z1c =pian

May 13 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 2,7,9,19,21,22 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 13 7:30: Holy Blossom Temple. Klezmer Conservatory Band. Hankus Netsky, leader. 1950 Bathurst St. 416-789-3291 x224. $36; $18(under 19). =z1c =folk =othr

May 13 7:30: Junction Trio. Post-Industrial Debussy! Works by Debussy, Satie and Gray. Guests: Nicolai Tarasov, clarinet; Jef Kearns and Ron Korb, flutes; Jeff Burke, theremin. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. $20 donation or PWYC. Refreshments. =z1c =cham =kids =newm =othr

May 13 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. In Concert. Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. Guests: TorQ Percussion Quartet; Anna Bateman, soprano; Benoit Boutet, tenor; Jeffrey Carl, baritone; Geoffrey Butler, conductor; Lawrence Green and William O'Meara, conductors. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509. $25; $20(adv). =z1c =chor

May 13 7:30: Village Voices. Let the Games Begin! A Tribute to the PanAmerican Games. Te Quiero, Baiaio, El Mambi, Climb Every Mountain, To Dream the Impossible Dream and others. Joan Andrews, conductor; Robert Graham, piano. Iona Presbyterian Church, 1080 Finch Ave. E. 416-494-2442. $20. Refreshments to follow included. =z1n =chor =worl

May 13 8:00: Musideum. The Shoeless, Spring Concert. Chamber/folk. Guest: Soozi Schlanger. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10-$20. =z1c =folk =othr

May 13 8:00: Talisker Players. Heroes, Gods and Mortals: encounters with Olympian gods and goddesses, in various guises. Featuring readings from adaptations of Greek myths, poetry by Keats and Tennyson, excerpts from Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Pergolesi: Orfeo; Hovhaness: Hercules; Pearce: commissioned work (premiere); Plant: Invocation to Aphrodite; Turina: Las Musas de Andalucia (excerpts); and other works. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo; Ross Manson, reader; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. $35; $25(sr); $15(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. Also May 12. =z1c =cham =newm =voic =othr

May 13 8:00: The Toronto Oratory. In Concert. Charpentier: Magnificat; Campra: Non Timebo; Bach: Ihr Menschen, rühmet Gottes Liebe, BWV167; Jesus macht mich geistlich reich; Rigatti: Ave Regina; Buxtehude: Magnificat. Simon Honeyman, alto; Paul Ziade, tenor; Sean Nix, bass; Chris Verrette, Emily Eng, violin; Felix Deak, cello; Philip Fournier, director, harpsichord, organ. The Oratory, Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free. =z1c =chor =earl =orgn =othr =voic

May 13 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterwork Series: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Moussa: Nocturne(OSM commission); Mozart: Piano Concerto No.25, K.503; Sibelius: Symphony No.2. Piotr Anderszewski, piano; Kent Nagano, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. =z1c =orch =pian

May 13 9:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. Wed Concert Series. Dave Young, bass; Reg Schwager, guitar. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. Cover $8. Also at 10:15. =z1c =jazz =othr

 Thursday May 14

May 14 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Folk Impressions. Works by Bax, Bartók and Ravel. Guest: Lori Gemmell, harp. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =cham =othr

May 14 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Richard Spotts, Organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 14 2:00: Miles Nadal JCC/Jewish Music Week. Jewish Music Week in Toronto Afternoon Tunes: Celebrating Israel in Song. Tibor Kovari and Kati Kovari, cantors. Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. Free. =z1c =voic =worl

May 14 6:30: Briton House. Spring Serenade. Works by Fauré and Bridge. Jacques Israelievitch, viola; Stephen Cera, piano. Briton House Recital Hall, 720 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-487-3392. Free. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

May 14 7:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Dérangé: The Party. Chris Mayo, Shawn Jaeger, Anna Webber, Michael Davidson, composers; Nico Dann, drums; Daniel Fortin, bass; David French, sax; Daniel Lalonde, bass; Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Boris Zarankin, piano; Alex Samaras, host & singer. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-466-1870. $25 (1 refreshment included); $15(st/arts workers)(. Reception 6:30. =z1c =newm =othr =pian =voic

May 14 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,8,10,12,16,23 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 14 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 14 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Les Indes Mécaniques and The Anahtar Project. Rameau. Andrew Downing, conductor. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000x1. $20–$50. Also May 15. =z1c =danc =oper =orch =worl

 Friday May 15

May 15 12:10: Music at St. Andrew's. Noontime Recital: Leonard Gilbert, piano. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =pian

May 15 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

May 15 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini (Ensemble Studio Performance). Clarence Frazer, baritone (Figaro); Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, tenor (Count Almaviva); Andrew Haji, tenor (Count Almaviva); Charlotte Burrage, mezzo (Rosina); Iain MacNeil, bass-baritone (Bartolo); Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone (Basilio); Karine Boucher, soprano (Berta); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $25-$55. =z1c =oper

May 15 7:30: Opera by Request. Verdi: Luisa Miller. Naomi Eberhard, soprano (Luisa); John Conlon, baritone (Miller); Paul Williamson, tenor (Rodolfo); Andrew Tees, baritone (Walter); and others; William Shookhoff, piano/conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper =pian

May 15 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. What Makes It Great? Schubert: Symphony No.8 “Unfinished”. Rob Kapilow, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $29–$79. =z1c =orch

May 15 8:00: Musideum. Game. Set. Trap. Jazz. Donny Milwalkee, drumset/bandleader; Darryl Joseph-Dennie, piano and keys; Stacey Shopsowitz, upright bass; guests: Brownman Ali, Tara Kannangara, trumpet; Kyle Woodard, alto sax; Virginia Frigault-MacDonald, clarinet; and others. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $15. =z1c =jazz =othr =pian

May 15 8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Concerts: James Ehnes, Violin and Andrew Armstrong, Piano. Louie: Beyond Time (Toronto premiere); and works by Debussy, Bach and Elgar. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35-$85. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

May 15 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7,8,9,10,14,15,16,21,22,23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 15 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Les Indes Mécaniques and The Anahtar Project. Rameau. Andrew Downing, conductor. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000x1. $20–$50. Also May 14. =z1c =danc =oper =orch =worl

May 15 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Tower of Song Folk Duo. Leonard Cohen tribute. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. $20/$18(adv). =z1w =folk =voic

 Saturday May 16

May 16 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,8,10,12,14,23 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 16 7:00: coexisDance with Arraymusic. In Concert. Dance improvisation. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $10. =z1c =danc =impr

May 16 7:30: Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor. Idomeneo In Concert. Mozart. Ryan Harper, tenor(Idomeneo); Amanda Cogan, soprano(Ilia); Whitney O'Hearn, mezzo(Idamante); Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor, soprano(Elettra); Ryan Downey, tenor(Arbace); Anna Theodosakis, stage director; Ivan Jovanovic, conductor. St. Andrew's United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor St E. 647-628-4936. $20; $10(st). =z1c =oper

May 16 7:30: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Intimate Concert Series. Youth Ensemble. Palmerston Library Theatre, 560 Palmerston Ave. 1-888-958-2252. $20; $15(sr/st/members). =z1c =folk =kids =worl

May 16 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Alan Rhody with Vezi. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. $25/$22(adv). =z1e =folk =voic

May 16 8:00: Ensemble Polaris/Baroque Music Beside the Grange. The Distance Between: Music and Short Films. Films by Liz Gibson-DeGroote, Alicia Harris, Pierre Tremblay, Gerda Cammaer, Gabriele Grotto and others; music by Ensemble Polaris and Andrea Cera. Marco Cera, guitar/mandolin/banjo; Kirk Elliott, violin/accordion/small pipes/balalaika/mandolin/banjo/jaw harp; Margaret Gay, cello; Katherine Hill, nyckelharpa/vocals; Alison Melville, traverso/recorders/seljefløyte/keyboard; and others. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-588-4301. $28/$23(adv); $20(sr/st)/$16(adv); $10(child)/$8(adv). =z1c =othr

May 16 8:00: Gallery 345. David Buchbinder Ensemble. David Buchbinder, trumpet/fluegelhorn; Dave Resivo, piano; Michael Herring, bass; Ernesto Cervini, drums; and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =jazz =pian =othr

May 16 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Elgar's Cello Concerto. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture Op.26; Elgar: Concerto for cello and orchestra in e Op.85; Schumann: Symphony No.4 in d Op.120. Jun Kyu Park, cello; Alexa Petrenko, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $35-$15. =z3 =orch =othr

May 16 8:00: Music Gallery. Pedram Khavarzamini and Shawn Mativetsky. Pedram Khavarzamini, tombak; Shawn Mativetsky, tabla; Araz Salek; and others. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $25/$20(adv); $15(st/mem). 7:00: doors open. =z1c =newm =othr =worl

May 16 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 16 8:00: XIA Quartet. Toronto Debut. Haydn: String Quartet Op.33 No.5 "How do you do?"; Bartók: String Quartet No.2, Op.17; Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.1 "Razumovsky". XIA Quartet: Robert Uchida, violin; Shane Kim, violin; Theresa Rudolph; viola; Joseph Johnson, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. $20; $10(st). =z1c =cham

May 16 8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: Autorickshaw - Under the Hood. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. $25; $20(st). =z1c =othr =worl

 Sunday May 17

May 17 1:00: Arraymusic. Array/Evergreen Club Community Gamelan Meet-up. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Free. =z1c =othr =worl

May 17 2:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. Songs of War and Peace: Marking the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II. Hassan Anami, tenor; Adele Kozak, soprano; Ira Erokhina, domra; Toronto Mandolin Orchestra; Alexander Veprinsky, conductor and artistic director. St. Michael's College School, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-533-2725. $35; $15(st). =z1c =cham =othr =voic =worl

May 17 2:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 17 3:00: Musideum. Sarah Teitel. Singer/songwriter/poet. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =voic

May 17 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Andrew Ager; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 17 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. =z1w =jazz =othr =relg

May 17 4:30: Trio Arkel. Fate and Desire. Works by Berkeley, Britten, Mozart and Dohnányi. Guest: Sarah Jeffrey, oboe. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-409-6824. $30; $15(st). =z1c =cham =othr

May 17 7:00: Maestro Music Presents. Alan Hobbins, Piano. Works by Bach: Toccata in G; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes; Chopin: Polonaises, Opp. 53 & 61; Liszt: Mephisto Waltz; Widmung; Verdi: Ah, Si ben mio; Lehár: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz. Guest: Colin Yip, tenor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $35. Benefit for the Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation. =z3 =pian =voic

May 17 7:00: Small World Music/Raag-Mala Music Society of Toronto. 13th Annual Asian Music Series: A New Generation of Sitar and Tabla Masters. Niladri Kumar, sitar; Aditya Kalyanpur, tabla. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-536-5439. $30-$40. 6:30: doors open. =z1c =worl =impr

May 17 8:00: Musideum. Sharada K. Eswar. Singer/storyteller. Also featuring Cathy Nosaty, Rosary Spence and Patty Chan. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =worl

May 17 8:00: New Music Concerts. Michel Gonneville and the Belgian Connection. Pousseur: Vues sur les jardins interdits (arr. Gonneville); Sur le Qui-Vive (movement 3); Gonneville: Henricare’s Flight; Bartholomée: Chant de route “À la mémoire de Henri Pousseur”; and other works. Éthel Guéret, soprano; New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-961-9594. $35; $25(sr/arts workers); $10(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =voic

 Monday May 18

May 18 12:15: Music Mondays. Lark Quartet. Mozart: Flute Quartet in D, K285; Piazzola: Three Quartets: Oblivion, Escualo, and Libertango. Les Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. PWYC(suggested $5). =z1c =cham =othr

May 18 8:00: Arraymusic/Martin Arnold. Martin Arnold Curated Concert. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =newm =worl

 Tuesday May 19

May 19 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Songs and Dances of Death. Mussorgsky. Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo; Rachel Andrist, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =voic =pian

May 19 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Jialiang Zhu, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =pian

May 19 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Andrew Ager; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 19 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Apr 17,19,21,26,29, May 2,7,9,13,21,22 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 19 8:00: Soundstreams. An Evening with Jean-Baptiste Barrière. Works by Barrière and Saariaho. Live musicians, interactive electronic music and video. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-504-1282. $20. Discussion with the composer follows. =z1c =newm =othr

 Wednesday May 20

May 20 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Les Adieux. Special farewell concert of favourite arias and duets. Graduating artists of the COC Ensemble Studio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =voic

May 20 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 20 3:30: ORGANIX 15. In Concert. Roman Perucki, organ; Maria Perucka, violin. St. Clement's Anglican, 70 St. Clements Avenue. 416-769-3893. $25;$20(sr);$15(undergrad students). =z1c =orgn =othr

May 20 7:30: ORGANIX 15. In Concert. Roman Perucki, organ; Maria Perucka, violin. St. Clement's Anglican, 70 St. Clements Avenue. 416-769-3893. $35; $30(sr); $25(undergrad students). =z1c =orgn

May 20 7:30: Toronto Choristers. Annual Spring Concert. Ralph Peters, conductor. Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate Institute, 2300 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-331-8097. $15. =z1e =chor

May 20 8:00: Fort York National Historic Site. Sound of Dragon Music Festival on Tour. Lan Tung: Chinese Banquet (Toronto premiere); Oliver: Eagle Flies to Mountain (Toronto premiere) and other works. Ensemble of players from Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra of Taiwan; Wen Zhao, pipa; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor. Fort York National Historic Site, Blue Barracks, 250 Fort York Blvd. 416-392-6907. Free. Also May 21 (Small World Music Centre), 22 (Flato Markham Theatre), 23 (Aeolian Hall, London), 24 (Huether Hotel, Waterloo). =z1c =orch =othr =worl =impr

May 20 8:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. Wed Concert Series. Flamenco Show. Dino Toledo, guitar; Fernando Gallego, vocals. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. Cover $8. =z1c =worl =othr =voic

May 20 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Off the Score. S. Copeland: Birds of Prey; Coincidence or Convergence? (world premiere); Prokofiev: Finale from Piano Sonata No.7 in b-flat Op.83 “Stalingrad”; Schoenfield: Who Let the Cat Out Last Night?; Garson: Jazz “Paganini” Variations; Stravinsky: Suite from Rite of Spring (arr. J.K. Parker); and other works. Stewart Copeland, drums; Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Yoon Kwon, violin; Marlon Martinez, bass; Judd Miller, electronic valve instrument. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $35-$60. Post-concert talk. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =newm =othr =pian

 Thursday May 21

May 21 12:00_noon: Against The Grain Theatre. Preview: Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Runs Jun 2,3,4,5 (Neubacher Shor Contemporary, eve). =z1c =oper =pian =voic

May 21 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Harawi (Songs of Love and Death). Messiaen. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Christopher Mokrzewski, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =voic

May 21 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Duo Calixa, Guitar and Flute. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =cham =othr

May 21 2:00: Orchardviewers. Thursday Afternoon Program Series. Kathleen Penny, piano. Northern District Public Library, Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. Room 224. =z1c =pian

May 21 7:00: North York Central Library. The Music of China, Brilliant and Accessible. Traditional and regional selections, contemporary, and Western music. Pingxin Xu, dulcimer; Xiaoyun Miao, pipa. North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free. =z1n =folk =kids =othr =worl

May 21 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 2,7,9,13,19,22 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 21 7:30: Milton Youth Theatre Productions. Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-7674. $20; $17(sr/st); $15(under 12). Also May 22, 23(mat and eve). =z2 =kids =must

May 21 8:00: Musideum. The Sonic Alchemy Collective. World music. Jessie Lloyd, Joanne Chapin, Scott Belluz: vocals; Louis Simão, piano; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Roger Travassos, percussion. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =worl =voic =pian

May 21 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Light and Matter. Saariaho: Sept papillions (Canadian premiere); Ballade; Prelude; Light and Matter (North American premiere); Daniel: You are where you are; Fitelberg: String Quartet No.2; and other works. Jennifer Koh, violin; Anssi Karttunen, cello; Benjamin Hochman, piano; ARC Ensemble; Kaija Saariaho, electronics. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $35-$60. 7:15: Pre-concert talk. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian

May 21 8:00: Small World's Asian Music Series. Sound of Dragon Music Festival on Tour. Lan Tung: Chinese Banquet (Toronto premiere); Oliver: Eagle Flies to Mountain (Toronto premiere) and other works. Ensemble of players from Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra of Taiwan; Wen Zhao, pipa; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. $20. Also May 20 (Fort York, Toronto), 22 (Flato Markham Theatre), 23 (Aeolian Hall, London), 24 (Huether Hotel, Waterloo). =z1c =orch =othr =worl =impr

May 21 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7,8,9,10,14,15,16,21,22,23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 21 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano; Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo, tenor; Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $38.75–$169. Also May 22, 23. =z1c =chor =orch =voic

May 21 8:30: Hugh's Room. Russell Drago Trio. Russell Drago, vocals; Jordan Klapman, piano; Clark Johnston, bass. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. $22.50/$25(door). =z1w =jazz =voic =pian =othr

May 21 10:15: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: After Hours #1: Bicycle Opera. Rolfe and Yee: Blind Woman; Livingston and Billon: Yellow Wallpaper; Burry and Lorna MacDonald: Dreaming Duet from The Bells of Baddeck (world premiere);  Thornborrow: Ride of the Bicycle Bells (world premiere); and other works. Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Graham Thomson, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Ilana Waniuk, violin; Erika Nielsen Smith, cello; Wesley Shen, music director and piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $21. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =oper =othr =voic

 Friday May 22

May 22 10:30am: Burlington Student Theatre. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tim Rice, lyrics; Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $30; $25(under 17). Also 7:30pm. =z2 =must

May 22 12:10: Music at St. Andrew's. Noontime Recital: Diana Dumlavwalla and Pie-Chen Chen, pianos. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =pian

May 22 7:00: Eglinton St Georges United Church. Beautiful Broadway. Fundraising cabaret-style concert. Songs from Broadway shows such as Les Miserables, Rent, Crazy for You and more. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141 x250. $50; $25(st). Cash bar. =z1c =must =othr =voic

May 22 7:30: Burlington Student Theatre. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tim Rice, lyrics; Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $30; $25(under 17). Also 10:30am. =z2 =must

May 22 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Barber of Seville. Rossini. Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Figaro); Alek Shrader, tenor (Count Almaviva); Serena Malfi, mezzo (Rosina); Cecilia Hall, mezzo (Rosina); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Rory Macdonald, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Apr 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 9, 13, 19, 21(start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 22 7:30: Milton Youth Theatre Productions. Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-7674. $20; $17(sr/st); $15(under 12). Also May 21, 23(mat and eve). =z2 =kids =must

May 22 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano; Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo, tenor; Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $38.75–$169. Also May 21, 23. =z1c =chor =orch =voic

May 22 8:00: Alliance Française de TorontoThe Most Beautiful Tango in the World. Tango Boreal (Denis Plante, bandoneon; David Jacques, guitar; Ian Simpson, double bass; Carmen Genest, vocals). 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. $25; $20(mem); $15 (sr/under 25). =z1c =othr =worl

May 22 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook 8: Brent Carver. Music by Harold Arlen, The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Janis Ian, Joe Jackson, Elton John, and more. Brent Carver, singer; Andrew Burashko, piano; Phil Dwyer, saxophone; Amanda Goodburn, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Joseph Phillips, bass;Rob Piltch, guitar. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416 973 4000. $25 - $59. =z1c =cham =othr =voic =relg

May 22 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic. Arias and a Symphony. Mirela Tafaj, soprano; Stanislas Vitort, tenor. Martingrove Collegiate, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). Pre-concert chat 7:40. =z1w =orch =voic

May 22 8:00: eVoid in association with Arraymusic. Dance to the e-Void Collective Orchestra. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. $10 or PWYC. Register for membership 7:00. =z1c =danc =newm

May 22 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Sound of Dragon Music Festival on Tour. Lan Tung: Chinese Banquet (Toronto premiere); Oliver: Eagle Flies to Mountain (Toronto premiere) and other works. Ensemble of players from Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra of Taiwan; Wen Zhao, pipa; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. TBA. Free afternoon workshops. Also May 20 (Fort York, Toronto), 21 (Small World Music, Toronto), 23 (Aeolian Hall, London), 24 (Huether Hotel, Waterloo). =z3 =orch =othr =worl =impr

May 22 8:00: Friends of Gravity. Seven Deadly Sins. Pocket-sized production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins. Scott Gabriel, conductor; Stephanie Conn (Anna I & II); Max Christie, clarinet; Branko Džinović, accordion; Joelle Morton, bass. St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, 509 Dundas St. E. 416-700-5914. $25; $20(st). =z1c =must =oper =othr

May 22 8:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartet. Ravel: String Quartet in F; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; Gershwin: Three Preludes (arr. Stoll). Guest: Peter Stoll, clarinet. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =cham =othr

May 22 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Viva Italia! Highlights from Italian opera. Works by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and others. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. From $48. =z2 =orch

May 22 8:00: Musideum. Surkalén. World music. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =worl

May 22 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Illusions. Occhipinti: Street Scene at the Centre of the Multiverse (world premiere); Illusions; Ives: Piano Trio; Martin: Musique d’art pour orchestre de chambre II; Dharmoo: Wanmansho; Lizée: Wunderkammer; and other works. Vincent Ranallo, baritone; Gryphon Trio; Ensemble contemporain de Montréal. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $21-$60. 7:15: Pre-concert talk. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian =voic

May 22 8:00: Stephen Satory. Stephen Satory, Piano,  Plays Johann Sebastian Bach. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-408-2824 x774. $25; $15(sr/st). =z1c =pian

May 22 8:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 22 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel. Medieval song, chant, dance and processions (English-language Canadian premiere). Kevin Skelton (Daniel); Olivier Laquerre (King Belshazzar); Derek Kwan (King Darius); Michele DeBoer (The Queen); John Pepper (Habakkuk); and others; Alex Fallis, stage director; David Fallis, translator and conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(Club Consort tickets 30 and under). 7:00: pre-concert talk. Also May 23, 24(mat). =z1c =danc =earl =must =othr =voic

May 22 10:15: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: After Hours #2. Six new works developed in Soundstreams' Emerging Composers Workshop. Works by H. Arias, J. O’Callaghan, N. Giménez-Comas, S. Bušs, S. Whiteley and  T. Olson. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Leslie Newman, flute; Stephen Sitarski, violin. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $21. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =voic

 Saturday May 23

May 23 2:00: Milton Youth Theatre Productions. Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-7674. $20; $17(sr/st); $15(under 12). Also 7:30pm and May 21, 22. =z2 =kids =must

May 23 2:00: Theatre Scarborough. 9 to 5: The Musical. Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick. Jill McMillan (Violet Newstead); Kate Wise (Judy Bernly); Ashley Medeiros-Felix (Doralee Rhodes); Ted Powers (Franklin Hart, Jr); Meg Gibson (Roz Keith). Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough. 416-267-9292. $27. Runs May 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; Start times vary. =z1e =must

May 23 3:00: North York Central Library. An Afternoon of Persian Music with Shiraz Ensemble. Traditions from the era of the Qajar dynasty, works by Payvar, and improvisations. Araz Salek, tar; Pedram Khavarzamini, tombak; Amin Reyhan, santour; Kousha Nakhaei, kamanche. North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free. =z1n =othr =worl

May 23 5:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Cinq à Sept. Saariaho: Grammaire des rêves and other works; Nobles: premiere of Conservatory commission. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Marion Newman, mezzo; Raphael Weinroth-Browne, cello; with guests The Visit. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $21-$67.50. =z1c =newm =othr =voic

May 23 5:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Cinq à Sept. Weinroth-Browne: new work; Offering; Saariaho: Grammaire des rêves (North American premiere); Nobles: π (world premiere). Marion Newman, mezzo; Raphael Weinroth-Browne, cello; Heather Sita Black, vocals. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $21. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =voic

May 23 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung. Bartók and Schoenberg. John Relyea, bass-baritone (Duke Bluebeard); Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo (Judith); Krisztina Szabó, mezzo (Woman); COC Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also May 6,8,10,12,14,16 (start times vary). =z1c =oper

May 23 7:30: Milton Youth Theatre Productions. Doctor Dolittle Jr. A New Musical. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-875-7674. $20; $17(sr/st); $15(under 12). Also 2:00pm and May 21, 22. =z2 =kids =must

May 23 7:30: Opera by Request. Mozart: Idomeneo. Avery Krisman, tenor (Idomeneo); Hannah Coleman, soprano (Ilia); Stephanie Code, mezzo (Idamante); Annex Singers with Maria Case, conductor; William Shookhoff, piano/conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper =pian

May 23 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Songbook 8: Brent Carver. Music by Harold Arlen, The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Janis Ian, Joe Jackson, Elton John, and more. Brent Carver, singer; Andrew Burashko, piano; Phil Dwyer, saxophone; Amanda Goodburn, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Joseph Phillips, bass; Rob Piltch, guitar. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416 973 4000. $25 - $59. =z1c =cham =othr =pian =voic

May 23 8:00: East York Barbershoppers. 65th Anniversary Show. 4-part a cappella harmony and the barbershop style. East York Barbershoppers; After Hours; Shaken Not Stirred; The Gospel Quartet; Brad Brown, MC. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 647-220-8407. $25. =z1 =chor =voic

May 23 8:00: Friends of GravitySeven Deadly Sins. Pocket-sized production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins. Scott Gabriel, conductor; Stephanie Conn (Anna I & II); Max Christie, clarinet; Branko Džinović, accordion; Joelle Morton, bass. St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, 509 Dundas St. E. 416-700-5914. $25; $20(st). =z1c =must =oper =othr

May 23 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Special 10th Anniversary Concert. Poulenc: Gloria; Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms; Demuynck: Alerion. Charlene Santoni, soprano. St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. $30; $25(sr); $10(st); free(child). Also May 24(mat). =z2 =chor =orch =voic

May 23 8:00: Musideum. Sonic Alchemy Collective. World. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz =pian =voic

May 23 8:00: Royal Conservatory. 21C Music Festival: Spin Cycle. 12 world premieres. Wijeratne: Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems; Silberberg: Transcendence; Teehan: Infinite Streams II; Lau: String Quartet No.3; and other works. Afiara Quartet; Skratch Bastid, scratch DJ. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $21. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr

May 23 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. The Most Faithful City: Sacred Music in Baroque Naples. Neapolitan sacred works for voices and strings. Lucas Harris, conductor. Guests: Christopher Verrette & Edwin Huizinga, violins; Christina Mahler, cello; Borys Medicky, chamber organ. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. $30; $25(sr); $12.50(under 30). 7:15: opening notes. Coffee, tea and home baking to follow. =z1c =chor =othr =orgn

May 23 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel. Medieval song, chant, dance and processions (English-language Canadian premiere). Kevin Skelton (Daniel); Olivier Laquerre (King Belshazzar); Derek Kwan (King Darius); Michele DeBoer (the Queen); John Pepper (Habakkuk); and others; Alex Fallis, stage director; David Fallis, translator and conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(Club Consort tickets 30 and under). 7:00: pre-concert talk. Also May 22, 24(mat). =z1c =danc =othr =voic =earl =must

May 23 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks Series. Verdi: Requiem. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Amber Wagner, soprano; Jamie Barton, mezzo; Frank Lopardo, tenor; Eric Owens, bass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $38.75–$169. Also May 21, 22. =z1c =chor =orch =voic

May 23 8:00: Toy Piano Composers/TorQ Percussion Quartet/Arraymusic. Impulse. New works by Denburg, Guechtal, Labadie, Morphy, Murphy-King, and Ryan. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-829-4213. $20; $15(adv/sr/st). Also May 24(mat). =z1c =othr =newm

May 23 8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: Look What They've Done to My Song - Vol. 3: Ridin' the Waves. Denzal Sinclaire and guests. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. $25; $20(st). =z1c =othr =voic

 Sunday May 24

May 24 2:00: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert. Haydn: Gypsy Trio; Bartók: Suite for Piano, Op.14; Schumann: 5 Pieces in Folk Style for Cello and Piano; Ravel: Tzigane; Dvořák: Dumky Trio. Yosuke Kawaski, violin; Wolfram Koessel, cello; Vadim Serebryany, piano. St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church, Cibola Avenue, Toronto Island. 416-822-0613. $20. Also May 25 (eve, St. George the Martyr Church). =z1c =cham =pian =othr

May 24 2:00: Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation Concert Series. Jubilate Singers. Mixed-voice chamber choir. Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-686-6809. $15. =z1c =chor

May 24 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert. Casablanca Orchestra. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-485-2056. Free. =z1e =orch

May 24 3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. Special 10th Anniversary Concert. Poulenc: Gloria; Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms; Demuynck: Alerion. Charlene Santoni, soprano. St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. $30; $25(sr); $10(st); free(child). Also May 23(eve). =z2 =chor =orch =voic

May 24 3:00: Oriana Women's Choir. The Voice of Oriana: Music for a New Day. Daley: Rose Trilogy; works by Luengen, Chan Ka Nin, Freedman, Healey and others. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849. $25; $20(sr); $10 (st). =z1c =chor

May 24 3:00: Royal Conservatory/Soundstreams. 21C Music Festival: Encuentros. Featuring afro-samba, bossa nova, tango, flamenco and Colombian indigenous songs. Staniland: Choro (world premiere); Duggan: new work; Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5. Grisha Goryachev and Fabio Zanon, guitars; Héctor del Curto, bandoneon; Maria Mulata, vocals; Serouj Kradjian, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $136(festival pass); $20-$67.50. 2:00: Pre-concert talk. Festival runs May 20-24. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian =voic =worl

May 24 3:00: Toy Piano Composers/TorQ Percussion Quartet/Arraymusic. Impulse. New works by Denburg, Guechtal, Labadie, Morphy, Murphy-King, and Ryan. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-829-4213. $20; $15(adv/sr/st). Also May 23(eve). =z1c =newm =othr

May 24 3:00: Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga. Arcady's Voices of Spring. Celebration of the congregation’s 60th anniversary. Abigail Freeman, soprano; Ronald Beckett, conductor. 84 South Service Road, Mississauga. 905-278-5622. $25; $20(sr/st); or PWYC. =z2 =chor =voic

May 24 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. 10th Anniversary Concert: The Heart of the Matter. Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Op.2 No.6; Mozart: Quartet in C, K170; Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Op.74 "The Harp". St. Olave's Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. $25; $20(sr); $10 (st). On period instruments. =z1w =cham

May 24 3:30: Toronto Consort. The Play of Daniel. Medieval song, chant, dance and processions (English-language Canadian premiere). Kevin Skelton (Daniel); Olivier Laquerre (King Belshazzar); Derek Kwan (King Darius); Michele DeBoer (the Queen); John Pepper (Habakkuk); and others; Alex Fallis, stage director; David Fallis, translator and conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(Club Consort tickets 30 and under). 2:30: pre-concert talk. Also May 22, 23(eves). =z1c =danc =othr =voic =must

May 24 3:30: Wychwood Clarinet Choir. Swing into Spring. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue(arr. for clarinet); Greaves: Three Excursions; Saunders: Clarifunkation. Michele Jacot, clarinet; Micheal Vanhevel, voice; Howard Cable, conductor. Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair W. 647-668-8943. $20; $10(sr); $5(st/children). =z1c =jazz =othr =voic

May 24 4:00: Amadeus Choir. Earth Songs, Love Songs. 40th Anniversary Season Gala. Daley: Prayer for Peace; Salutation of the Dawn; Raminsh: I Will Sing Unto the Lord; Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; Watson Henderson: Voices of Earth. Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto, Lydia Adams, conductor; Bach Children's Chorus, Linda Beaupré, conductor; Ed Reifel, percussion; Ruth Watson Henderson and Shawn Grenke, pianos; Eleanor Daley, piano/organ. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-446-0188; 1-855-985-2787. $45; $40(sr); $35(under 30); $20(st). =z1n =chor =orgn =othr =pian

May 24 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 24 4:00: Florivox Choir. This Woman's Work. Works by Bush, Caccini, Barnell and Joel. Frances Farrell, conductor. Guest: Melanie Doane. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 902-456-9469. $25/$20(adv); $20(sr/st). =z1c =chor

May 24 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Tribute to Cannonball Adderley. John Johnson, alto sax. Tribute by Brian Barlow. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =relg

May 24 4:30: St. Anne's Anglican Church Choir/Incontra Vocal Ensemble. Majestic Mozart. Mozart: Veni Sancte Spiritus, K.47; Great Mass in c, K.427. Sonya Harper Nyby, soprano; Laura Schatz, mezzo; Anthony Varahidis, tenor; Michael Nyby, baritone; Incontra Vocal Ensemble, Choir of St. Anne's & orchestra; Matthew Otto, conductor. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. $25; $20(st). =z1c =chor =orch

May 24 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. In Concert. Boris Krajny, piano. Works by Beethoven; Chopin; Smetana; and Ravel. St. Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416-481-7294. $25. Refreshments. =z1c =pian

May 24 7:00: North Toronto Community Band. Spring Rhythms: Music from Bach to Big Band. Danny Wilks, conductor. Guest: Jonno Lightstone, saxophone. Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave. 416-481-1978. $20; free(under 11). Silent auction. =z1n =band

May 24 7:30: TVB Productions. Elvis: Grace to Gloryland. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000. $49.75. =z2 =chor =voic

May 24 8:00: Musideum. Denis Schingh. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz =pian

May 24 8:00: That Choir. Canadiana: A Celebration of Canadian Composers. Works by Willan, Daley, Allen, Emery and Giacomin. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-460-1783. $25; $15(sr/arts); $5(st). =z1c =chor

 Monday May 25

May 25 12:15: Music Mondays. Brett Kingsbury, piano. Debussy’s Preludes: A listener’s guide. Les Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. PWYC(suggested $5). =z1c =cham =othr =pian

May 25 7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. In Concert. Haydn: Gypsy Trio; Bartók: Suite for Piano, Op.14; Schumann: 5 Pieces in Folk Style for Cello and Piano; Ravel: Tzigane; Dvořák: Dumky Trio. Yosuke Kawaski, violin; Wolfram Koessel, cello; Vadim Serebryany, piano. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-822-0613. $20. Also May 24 (mat, St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church). =z1c =cham =pian =othr

May 25 7:30: Halcyon String Quartet. In Concert. Mozart: Quartet No.16 in E-flat; Schubert: Quartet No.14 in d "Der Tod und das Mädchen". Erin Cooper Gay, soprano; Paul Meyer and Wendy Rose, violins; Kent Teeple, viola; Marie Gelinas, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-639-4322. $20. Door Prize (DVD). =z1c =cham =othr =voic

May 25 8:00: Lark Ensemble. Skylight Series 2. Works by Haydn, Takemitsu, Damase and Roussell. Les Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello; Erica Goodman, harp. Corkin Gallery, 7 Tank House Lane. 416-979-1980. $35; $20(st). Refreshments included. =z1c =cham =othr

 Tuesday May 26

May 26 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Noche Azúl. Works by Lecuona, Ginastera, Corea, Chopin and Rachmaninov. Alejandro Vela, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =pian

May 26 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Joy Lee, violin. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =cham

May 26 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 26 8:00: Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company. Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked. Avery Saltzman, director. Darrin Baker; Louise Camilleri; Arlene Duncan; Jake Epstein; Sarite Harris; and others. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $180-$25. Fundraiser. =z1n =must =othr =voic

May 26 8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera. M'dea Undone (world premiere). Chan, libretto; Harris, composer. Lauren Segal (M'dea); Peter Barrett (Jason); James McLean (President); and Jacqueline Woodley (Dahlia); Tim Albery, director; Jordan de Souza, conductor. Holcim Gallery, Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-537-6066 x243. $50/$75(adv)/$95(premier adv). =z1c =oper =newm

 Wednesday May 27

May 27 12:00_noon: Windermere United Church. Inspiration. Ponce: Trio. Monarca Trio; Maria Rosales, piano; Naomi Barron, cello. 356 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5611. Freewill donation. =z1w =cham =pian

May 27 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Joanne Vollendorf Clark, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 27 7:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Coronation Anthems. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also May 28-30, 31(mat). =z1c =chor =orch

May 27 8:00: Gallery 345. New Songs From the Heart of Now: Making Songs for Our Time. Ali Garrison, mezzo; Joy Lee and Ryan Billington, pianos; William Beauvais, guitar. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-652-7878. $30; $20(sr/st). =z1w =othr =pian =voic

May 27 8:00: Musideum. Thomas Wade. Blue country soul. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz =pian

May 27 8:00: SING! /Nathaniel Dett Chorale. And Still We Sing. Kick-off concert of SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival 2015. Tribute to the music of Billy Strayhorn. Aaron Jensen, composer/arranger; with guests Countermeasure. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $45. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor

May 27 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks Series. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition(arr. Ravel); Davis: La Serenissima; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1; Berlioz: Le corsaire. Louis Lortie, piano; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$169. 6:45: Pre-concert performance with TSO Chamber Soloists. Also May 28. =z1c =orch =pian

May 27 8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera. M'dea Undone (world premiere). Chan, libretto; Harris, composer. Lauren Segal (M'dea); Peter Barrett (Jason); James McLean (President); and Jacqueline Woodley (Dahlia); Tim Albery, director; Jordan de Souza, conductor. Holcim Gallery, Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-537-6066 x243. $50/$75(adv)/$95(premier adv). =z1c =oper

May 27 9:00: Mezzetta Restaurant. Wed Concert Series. Bernie Senensky, piano; Dave Young, bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. Cover $8. Also at 10:15. =z1c =jazz =othr =pian

 Thursday May 28

May 28 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: 2015 Festival Preview. Toronto Summer Music Festival sneak preview. Douglas McNabney, conductor. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =cham

May 28 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: David Simon, Organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =orgn

May 28 7:30: Musideum. Guitar Trek, The Next Generation. Tod Paul Dorozio, composer, classical guitar. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $25; $10(children). =z1c =othr

May 28 8:00: Bellus Barbari Toronto Womens' Symphony Orchestra. In Concert. Works by Shostakovich, Pärt, Villa-Lobos and Piazzolla. Danielle Lisboa, conductor. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. 647-853-0057. $20-$30. Also May 29 (7:30; St. Mark's Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake). =z1c =orch

May 28 8:00: Musideum. Maia Waern. Singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =othr =voic

May 28 8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. R.A.M. Koor Estonian National Male Choir. Works by Gabrieli; Grigorjeva; Bonato; and Tormis. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. $40. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor

May 28 8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. O Canada: Our Nation’s Greatest Hits. David Clayton-Thomas; Quartette; Countermeasure; Cadence; The O’Pears; Retrocity. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. $40. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor =voic

May 28 8:00: Subtle Technologies Festival/Continuum Contemporary Music. Collide. Interdisciplinary explorations of sound to express geological patterns, galaxy formation and boundaries of time. Chanda, LeBlanc and Morris: Ice; Lizée and English: Colliding Galaxies: Colour & Tones; Fortier, Baerg and Rolfe: Times Collide; Oesterle: Therefore. Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Anne Thompson, flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Carol Lynn Fujino, violin; Paul Widner, cello; and others; Brian Current, conductor. The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635. $30; $20(sr/arts workers); $10(st). =z1c =newm =othr =voic

May 28 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Coronation Anthems. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also May 27, 29, 30, 31(mat). =z1c =chor =orch

May 28 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks Series. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition(arr. Ravel); Davis: La Serenissima; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1; Berlioz: Le corsaire. Louis Lortie, piano; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$169. Also May 27. =z1c =orch =pian

May 28 8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera. M'dea Undone (world premiere). Chan, libretto; Harris, composer. Lauren Segal (M'dea); Peter Barrett (Jason); James McLean (President); and Jacqueline Woodley (Dahlia); Tim Albery, director; Jordan de Souza, conductor. Holcim Gallery, Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-537-6066 x243. $50/$75(adv)/$95(premier adv). =z1c =oper

 Friday May 29

May 29 12:10: Music at St. Andrew's. Noontime Recital: Megumi Okamoto, piano. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600x231. Free. =z1c =pian

May 29 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

May 29 7:00: Subtle Technologies Festival. Highnote: Subtle Technologies Festival Launch Party. Alternative music and improv performance followed by karaoke. Andrew Zealley; Ian Jarvis; Little Oak Animal (Dafydd Hughes and Rob Cruickshank); Mitchell Akiyama; and others. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635. $10; $7(sr/st/arts workers). In the Melody Bar. =z1c =newm =othr =impr

May 29 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. Songs from Sea to Sea. Mechem: Earth My Song; works by Henderson, Enns, Somers, Freedman and Healey. Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor

May 29 8:00: Harmony Singers. The Best of Times - A celebration of our 50th Anniversary with our favourite songs. Guests: Award Winners from Etobicoke School of the Arts; Harvey Patterson, conductor; Bruce Harvey, piano. Martin Grove United Church, 75 Pergola Rd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5821. $20; $15(sr/st); free(under 10). Also May 30. =z1w =chor =kids =voic =pian

May 29 8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Take 6 Gospel Sextet. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-645-9090 or 1-888-665-9090. $40. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor

May 29 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Coronation Anthems. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also May 27, 28, 30, 31(mat). =z1c =chor =orch

May 29 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Yo-Yo Ma, cello. E. Frazier Davis: The Stolen Child for Children’s Chorus and Orchestra (world première/TSO Commission); Elgar: Cello Concerto; Holst: The Planets. Toronto Children’s Chorus; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $49–$185. =z1c =chor =orch =othrThe program for the May 27 concert is not the same so I removed "Also May 27". JS

May 29 8:30: Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera. M'dea Undone (world premiere). Chan, libretto; Harris, composer. Lauren Segal (M'dea); Peter Barrett (Jason); James McLean (President); and Jacqueline Woodley (Dahlia); Tim Albery, director; Jordan de Souza, conductor. Holcim Gallery, Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-537-6066 x243. $50/$75(adv)/$95(premier adv). =z1c =oper

 Saturday May 30

May 30 10:30am: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Beth Sholom Ruach Singers. Unique interpretations of traditional Jewish liturgical music during the Shabbat service. Beth Sholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Ave. W. 416-783-6103. Free. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor =relg =voic

May 30 11:00am: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. The SINGing Community. Community and professional a cappella groups. The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-645-9090. Free. Trinity Square outdoor stage and pop-up performances. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =voic

May 30 1:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. SING! Singalong with Pressgang Mutiny. Sea shanties and more. The Distillery Historic District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun)/$60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =othr =voic

May 30 2:00: North York Music Festival. Gala Concert and Awards Ceremony. Festival Award Winners. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-788-8553. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1c =band =cham =folk =jazz =must =newm =oper =pian =voic =worl

May 30 2:30: 5 at the First Chamber Music Series. The Clarinet Quintet. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K.581; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b, Op.115. Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet; Marie Berard, violin; Yehonatan Berick, violin; Teng Li, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 905-399-5125. $20; $15(sr); $5(st/unwaged); Free (under 12). =z1c =cham =othr

May 30 3:00: Arraymusic/OCAD University. Young Composers' Workshop Concert. World premieres of electronic works. Composers: Greg Harrison; Talia Wooldridge; Cory Latkovich; August Murphy-King; Ben Wylie. Original projections by OCAD digital visual students. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Free. =z1c =newm =othr

May 30 4:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Jubilate Deo. Sacred choral music. Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. James; Rosedale United Church Choir; All Saints Kingsway Anglican Choir; Kingsway-Lambton Chancel Choir. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $25. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor =relg

May 30 4:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Come Together. A cappella tribute to the music of The Beatles. Countermeasure; Fermata Town; The O'Pears; The Watch. The Distillery Historic District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun); $60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor

May 30 7:30: Cantemus Singers. Nymphs & Shepherds. Morley: “Hard by a Crystal Fountain" from The Triumphs of Oriana; Ward: Sable Night; Bateson: Merrily My Love and I; Byrd: Mass for Five Voices; Sheppard: Libera Nos; and other works. Michael Erdman, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. $20; free(under 12). Also May 31(mat). =z1c =chor =earl

May 30 7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. 3. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.19 in F and Coronation Mass in C; Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio; Vachon-Tweney: Zacatlán. Guests: Cantabile Chamber Singers; Nathan Kolla, piano; Taras Kowalczuk, music director. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-902-7532. $20/$18(adv); $15(st); $10(under 12). =z1c =orch =pian

May 30 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Mailied: Charles Davidson Sings. From 19th century to early Weimar Kabarett. Works by Schubert, Schumann, Weill and others. Ross Inglis, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. $20; $10(under 19). Inaugural Marg and Jim Norquay Celebration Concert. =z1c =pian =voic

May 30 7:30: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds. Year of the Dragon. Hosay: Mayan Sports Festival; Sparke: Year of the Dragon; Gorb: Yiddish Dances. Yorkminster Citadel, 1 Lord Seaton Rd., North York. 416-301-5187. $15; $10(st). =z1n =orch

May 30 7:30: Westwood Concerts. Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Masters. Beethoven: Trio Op.11; Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time. Ilana Waniuk, violin; Erika Nielsen, cello; Michael Westwood, clarinet; Gregory Millar, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 289-987-4877. $20. =z1c =cham =pian

May 30 8:00: Arraymusic. Daniel Carter/William Parker Quartet with Federico Ughi and Watson Dennison. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Price TBA. =z1c =jazz =newm =othr

May 30 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert No.5: Estonian National Male Choir. Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus; Brahms: Alto Rhapsody; Tormis: Overture No.2; Kapp: Pôhjarannik(Shores of the North); Aav: Sôdalaste Koor(Song of the Soldiers from the opera The Vikings); Ernesaks: Kôrtsissteen(Tavern Scene from the opera Shore of Storms); Eller: Koit(Dawn/symphonic poem); Videvikk(Twilight);  Eller: Merel (At Sea); Pärt: Da Pacem Domini(Canadian premiere); other works. Norman Reintamm & Mikk Üleoja, conductors; guests: Estonian National Male Choir; Toronto Estonian Male Choir; Christina Campbell, mezzo. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. $33-$53; $28-$43(sr/st). =z1e =chor =orch

May 30 8:00: Gallery 345. Trio McMaster. Schubert: Piano Trio No.1 in B-flat; Beethoven: "Ghost" Trio Op.70 No.1, Fauré: Piano Trio Op.120; Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 Op.66. Sonia Vizante, violin; Rebecca Morton, cello; Shoshana Telner, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; $10(st). =z1w =cham =pian =othr

May 30 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée: Works arranged by G. Murray. Gershwin: I Got Rhythm (from Girl Crazy); Kern: Just the Way You Look Tonight (from Swing Time); Novello: Waltz of My Heart (from The Dancing Years); Coward: I'll See You Again (from Bitter Sweet); and other works. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. $15; $10(st). =z1c =pian

May 30 8:00: Harmony Singers. The Best of Times - A celebration of our 50th Anniversary with our favourite songs. Guests: Award Winners from Etobicoke School of the Arts; Harvey Patterson, conductor; Bruce Harvey, piano. Martin Grove United Church, 75 Pergola Rd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5821. $20; $15(sr/st); free(under 10). Also May 29. =z1w =chor =kids =voic

May 30 8:00: Musideum. Coleman Tinsley. Music by Ellington, Strayhorn. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz

May 30 8:00: newchoir. The Art of Rock. Scott Pietrangelo, conductor; guest: Sarah Slean. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40 and up. =z1c =chor =voic

May 30 8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Coronation Anthems. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also May 27, 28, 29, 31(mat). =z1c =chor =orch

May 30 8:00: Tudor Consort. Sumer is icumen in. Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands; Monteverdi: Beatus Vir; Wilbye: Draw on Sweet Night; Byrd: Nunc Dimittis (from The Great Service); Sheppard: Libera nos; and other works. Leaskdale Church, 11850 Durham Regional Rd. 1, Leaskdale. 705-357-2459. By donation. Benefits the Lucy Maude Montgomery Society of Ontario. =z4 =chor

May 30 8:30: Soulpepper. Cabaret Series: Furtive & Furvent: A Stray Dog Salon. Colleen Allen, sax; Anne Michaels, poet/novelist; David Gray, guitar/composer; David Sereda, singer/songwriter. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distillery District, 50 Tank House Ln. 416-866-8666. $25; $20(st). =z1c =othr =voic

 Sunday May 31

May 31 12:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. NFB SINGs! National Film Board shorts with live a cappella accompaniment. The Distillery Historic District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun); $60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor =othr

May 31 1:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. The SINGing Community. Community and professional a cappella groups. The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-645-9090. Free. Trinity Square outdoor stage and pop-up performances. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =voic

May 31 2:00: Arraymusic/Toronto Improvisers Orchestra. In Concert. World premieres of electronic works. Eugene Martynec, conductor/laptop. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =newm =othr =impr

May 31 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert. Sentimental Swing Band. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-485-2056. Free. =z1e =band

May 31 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speaking. Works by Grandi, Sances and others. Bud Roach, baroque guitar. St. David's Anglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. PWYC. =z1c =cham =othr

May 31 3:00: Cantemus Singers. Nymphs & Shepherds. Morley: “Hard by a Crystal Fountain" from The Triumphs of Oriana; Ward: Sable Night; Bateson: Merrily My Love and I; Byrd: Mass for Five Voices; Sheppard: Libera Nos; and other works. Michael Erdman, conductor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. $20; free(under 12). Also May 30(eve). =z1c =chor =earl

May 31 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Con Brio. Mahler: Symphony No.1 in E; Elgar: Cello Concerto; J. Estacio: Brio, Toccata and Fantasy for Orchestra. Winona Zelenka, cello; Kevin Mallon, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $43; $37(sr); $15(child and OTOpus). 2:15: Pre-concert chat. =z1n =orch =othr

May 31 3:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Women of A Cappella. Eclectic all-female concert. The Kongero; The O'Pears; Alissa Vox Raw; Saina. The Distillery Historic District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun); $60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor =voic

May 31 3:30: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Coronation Anthems. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also May 27-30. =z1c =chor =orch

May 31 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

May 31 4:00: Columbus Concert Band. The Best Of. Classical, Broadway, Dixieland and jazz. Kira Braun, soprano; Livio Leonardelli and Annamaria Mazzaferro, conductors. De La Salle College Auditorium, 131 Farnham Ave. 416-859-1402. $20. =z1c =band =voic

May 31 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Robi Botos Quartet. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. =z1w =jazz =othr =relg

May 31 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. Haydn’s Creation. Lesley Bouza, Christopher Mayell and Bruce Kelly; Talisker Players Orchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. $30; $25(sr/st). Wheelchair-accessible. =z1c =chor =voic

May 31 4:45: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Love Songs. One-woman opera by Kristin Hoffman. The Distillery Historic District, Studio 316, 9 Trinity St. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun); $60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =oper =voic

May 31 7:00: Small World Music 13th Annual Asian Music Series. Fanna-Fi-Allah: A tribute to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - the King of Qawwali. Fanna-Fi-Allah (Tahir Faridi Qawwal, Aminah Chishti Qawwal, Laali Qalandar, Jahangir Baba, Salim Chisti and Ali Shan). Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $30-$40. =z2 =worl =othr

May 31 7:30: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Rajaton Finnish Ensemble. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-645-9090 1-888-665-9090. $40(Sat or Sun); $60(weekend); included with festival wristband. Festival runs May 27-31. =z1c =chor

May 31 7:30: Victoria Scholars. Simple Gifts. Works by Casals, Copland, Debussy, Kodály and Lauridsen. Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. $20-$25. =z1w =chor

May 31 8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. 10th Annual Lulaworld Music and Culture Festival: The Lombard Twins Argentinian Dance Duo. Martin and Facundo Lombard; Ron Davis' Symphronica. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. $25/$20(adv). 7:00: doors open. =z1c =danc =jazz =worl

May 31 8:00: Musideum. Brownman [plus] 1. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz

May 31 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Lesson of Da Ji in Concert. Marion Newman; Alex Dobson; Vania Chan, soprano; Ben Covey; Charlotte Corwin; orchestra of Baroque and Chinese instruments; Larry Beckwith, conductor. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-410-4561. $30. =z1c =must =newm =voic

 Monday June 1

Jun 01 12:15: Music Mondays. Luke Welch, piano. Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15; Morawetz: Scherzo; Schubert: Sonata in a D784. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. PWYC(suggested $5). =z1c =pian

Jun 01 7:30: Associates of the  Toronto Symphony Orchestra. From Trio to Tango. Beethoven: Serenade; Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango; Shinohara: Kassouga; Caliendo: Sincerita; Fauré: Après un rêve; and works by Debussy and Golijov. Csaba Koczó, violin; Theresa Rudolph, viola; Kathleen Rudolph: flute; John Rudolph, percussion. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. $20; $17(sr/st). =z1c =cham =othr

 Tuesday June 2

Jun 02 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: In Praise of Women - Music for Violin and Piano. Works for violin and piano by Schmidt, Farrenc, Schumann, Jacquet de la Guerre and others. Véronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

Jun 02 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Christopher James, flute; Aaron James, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =cham =othr =pian

Jun 02 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jun 02 7:30: Univox Choir. Creo Animam. Multimedia concert with works by Whitacre, Powell and Hogan. Ryan Kelln, curator; Dallas Bergen, conductor. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 647-678-0859. PWYC ($20 suggested). =z1c =chor =othr =newm

Jun 02 8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. $35–$70. Preview May 21(Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, noon). Also Jun 3, 4, 5. =z1c =oper =pian =voic

Jun 02 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #32. An evening of improvisation. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =newm =impr

Jun 02 8:00: Resa's Pieces String Ensemble. 5th Gala Concert. Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro; Led Zeppelin: Kashmir; Jenkins: Palladio (Mvt.1); Reznicow: Jubilant Overture; Badelt: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl; and other works. Guests: Resa's Pieces Symphony Orchestra; Ian Medley, conductor. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-765-1818. $20. =z1n =orch

 Wednesday June 3

Jun 03 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Instruments Are for Surgeons. Cadence a cappella vocal ensemble. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. =z1c =chor =jazz =voic

Jun 03 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. John Palmer, CSV, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jun 03 8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. $35–$70. Preview May 21(Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, noon). Also Jun 2, 4, 5. =z1c =oper =pian =voic

Jun 03 8:00: Humber Valley United Church. Let It Shine. Gospel. Joni Henson, soprano; Valerie Mero-Smith, mezzo; Alan Reid, tenor; Sung Chung, baritone; Zoran Mrkovic, percussion; and others. 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-937-8576 or 416-239-5427. $15; free(12 and under). =z1w =chor =folk =pian =relg =voic

Jun 03 8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Feel The Choir Spirit! Harriet Wichin, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. $10. Also Jun 4. =z1c =chor

Jun 03 8:00: Musideum. Brian Katz, guitar. Jazz, classical, world. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =jazz =othr =worl

 Thursday June 4

Jun 04 12:00_noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $10. Incl. coffee and snack. =z1 =band =jazz

Jun 04 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Sarah Svendsen, Organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jun 04 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $29–$105. Also Jun 6(eve), 7(George Weston Recital Hall, mat). =z1c =kids =orch =othr

Jun 04 8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. $35–$70. Preview May 21(Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, noon). Also Jun 2, 3, 5. =z1c =oper =pian =voic

Jun 04 8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Feel The Choir Spirit! Harriet Wichin, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. $10. Also Jun 3. =z1c =chor

Jun 04 8:00: Musideum. Gerri Trimble, jazz vocalist. Jazz. With Kevin Barrett, guitar; George Koller, bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $10. =z1c =jazz =voic =othr

 Friday June 5

Jun 05 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jun 05 7:30: ORGANIX 15. In Concert. Aaron Tan, organ. St. Cuthbert's Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Dr., Oakville. 416-769-3893. $25; $20(sr); $15(undergrad). =z2 =orgn

Jun 05 8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. $35–$70. Preview May 21(Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, noon). Also Jun 2, 3, 4. =z1c =pian =voic

Jun 05 8:00: Musideum. East Meets West. World/chamber. Shahriyar Jamshidi, kamanche; Raphael Weinroth-Browne, cello. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20; $15(st). =z1c =cham =othr =worl

 Saturday June 6

Jun 06 3:00: Singing Out. Showstopper: Tribute to Broadway. Highlights from Broadway musicals. Jody Malone, conductor, Beth Hanson, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5551. $25; $20(st); $15(child). Also 7:30. =z1c =chor =voic

Jun 06 6:30: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. Sumer Is Icumen. Guests: Toronto Consort. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-788-8482. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1c =chor =othr

Jun 06 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Songs of Hope, Songs of Inspiration. Halley: Freedom Trilogy; Barber: Sure on This Shining Night; Thompson: Choose Something Like a Star; Berlin: Blue Skies; and other works. Henry Renglich, conductor; Carl Steinhauser, piano. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. $25. =z1w =chor =pian

Jun 06 7:30: Grand River Chorus. Concert 4: All-A-Sea. W. Ross McDonald School Auditorium, . 519-841-9708. $25; $15(child). =z1 =chor

Jun 06 7:30: Jubilate Singers. Soundscapes. Works by Raminsh, Chatman, Paranjoti, Piazzolla, Schafer, Robinovitch and Bellaviti. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-485-1988. $25; $20(sr); $15(st). =z1c =chor

Jun 06 7:30: Ontario Cross-Cultural Music Society Youth Symphony Orchestra. The Circus Act: OCMS-YSO 16th Annual Concert. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite; Beethoven: Symphony No.1; Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2; Debussy: Clair de lune; Rosas: Sobre las Olas; and other works. Samantha Chang and Brian Truong, conductors; Harp Sinfonia (Andrew Chan, conductor). Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church, 3 Clayton Dr., Markham. 416-293-1302. $15. =z3 =orch

Jun 06 7:30: Singing Out. Showstopper: Tribute to Broadway. Highlights from Broadway musicals. Jody Malone, conductor, Beth Hanson, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5551. $25; $20(st); $15(child). Also 3:00. =z1c =chor =voic

Jun 06 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $29–$105. Also Jun 4(mat), 7(George Weston Recital Hall, mat). =z1c =kids =orch

Jun 06 8:00: I FURIOSI Baroque Ensemble. All About Me. Works by Handel, Tartini, Bermudo and others. Guests: Rufus Müller, tenor; James Johnstone, organ. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-2943. $20; $10(sr/st). =z1c =cham =earl =voic =orgn =othr

Jun 06 8:00: Musideum. Dorothy Stone. Classical/crossover. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =othr

Jun 06 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. In Concert. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture; Wagner: Der Engel and Träume from Wesendonck Lieder; Fauré: Sicilienne from Pelléas et Mélisande; Mozart: Oh smania! Oh furie! from Idomeneo; Ivanovici: Anniversary Waltz "Waves of the Danube"; Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "New World". Rafael Luz, guest conductor; Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor, soprano. Yorkminster Citadel, 1 Lord Seaton Rd., North York. 416-628-9195. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1n =orch =voic

Jun 06 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Brother Sun, Sister Moon. Lauridsen: Nocturnes; Willan: Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis. 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). =z1w =chor =pian

 Sunday June 7

Jun 07 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 20th Anniversary Gala. Isabel Bayrakdarian, Russell Braun, Krisztina Szabo, Nathalie Paulin, Norine Burgess and others; David Goldbloom, Master of Ceremonies. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. $75; $50(sr); $25(13-25); $15(under 13). Includes champagne reception. =z1c =othr =voic

Jun 07 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. In Concert. Juan Tomas Show Band. 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-485-2056. Free. =z1e =band

Jun 07 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All American. Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Barber: Symphony No.1; Previn: Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello(Canadian première/TSO co-commission); Gershwin: An American in Paris. Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. $29–$105. Also Jun 4, 6(Roy Thomson Hall, mat and eve). =z1n =kids =orch

Jun 07 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. Simon Walker; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jun 07 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ Fireworks. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jun 07 4:00: St. Olave's Anglican Church. Classical Gas. Choral Evensong followed by Williams: Classical Gas; Renaissance dance tunes; Hollywood classics; and other works. Doug Hibovski, guitar. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Donations appreciated. =z1w =chor =othr

Jun 07 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Canadian Jazz Quartet. Frank Wright, vibes; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Pat Collins; bass; Don Vickery, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =othr

Jun 07 5:00: Toronto Children's Chorus Chamber Choir. On Wings of Song. Tour send-off concert and reception. Works by Russian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish and Canadian composers. Michel Ross, piano; Elise Bradley and Matthew Otto, conductors. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-932-8666x231. $25; $20(sr/st); $15(child 5-12). =z1c =chor

Jun 07 8:00: Musideum. Jocelyn Barth. Classical/crossover. with Dave Restivo and George Koller. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. =z1c =othr

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