There’s a fair number of shows appearing at fairly short notice as people scramble to adapt to relaxing regulations so this post will contain events for April not previously noted plus a look forward to May.
- April 26th at 7.30 pm Likht Ensemble have a free Holocaust Remembrance Day concert at Mazzoleni Hall.
- April 28th at 8pm at St. Andrews on King St. Soundstreams are reprising the Vivier Lovesongs concert that was done as a stream last fall.
- April 29th at 7.30pm at 918 Bathurst The Happenstancers have a concert featuring music by Julia Wolfe, Nahre Sol, Kaija Saariaho, Gyorgy Kurtag, Oliver Knussen, and WA Mozart.
And so to May:
- May 2nd at 7.30 pm in Temerty Theatre the GGS New Music Ensemble has a free concert featuring Paul Frehner’s Sometimes the Devil Plays Fate for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra plus other works.
- May 3rd to 22nd Emma Haché’s play Lesson in Forgetting is being presented by Pleiades Theatre at the Young Centre. It’s a two person drama exploring love and brain trauma.
- May 5th to 7th Toronto Operetta Theatre are performing Michael Rose’s Northern Light’s Dream at the St. Lawrence Centre. (8pm Thurs/Fri, 3pm Sat)
- May 6th to 21st at 7.30pm at the Four Seasons centre it’s Mozart’s Magic Flute presented by the COC. It’s a revival of the Diana Paulus production. Details here.
- May 15th at 3pm at Koerner Hall it’s the near legendary Anne-Sofie von Otter with a mainly Mozart and Schubert programme.
- May 21st at 8pm at Roy Thompson Hall it’s Gimenez and Hannigan with the TSO. The concert features two world premiers and Stravinsky’s Firebird.
- May 22nd at 2,30pm VOICEBOX:Opera in Concert are performing Virgil Thomson’s The Mother of Us All; an opera about Susan B. Anthony with a libretto by Gertrude Stein.
- May 24th to June 5th (8pm except 4pm on May 29th and June 5th) in the Great Hall at OCAD Tapestry Opera are premiering RUR: A Torrent of Light by Nicole Lizée and Nicholas Billon. It’s a multi-media opera based on Karel Čapek’s Rossums Universal Robots. There’s a terrific cast headed up by Krisztina Szabó and Peter Barrett. Details here.