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Volume 1 Issue 10 - July/August 1996

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Jui/Aug '96 treasure

Jui/Aug '96 treasure trove of music created by Canadians: scores;parts and recordings by more than 300 Canadian composers. Orchestral, band or instrumental works, vocal or choral music, opera or electroacoustic works -- you can find what you want at the CMC. The CMC is a unique resource for composers, conductors, performers, broadcasters, students and all those who simply listen to and enjoy music. Our mission is to promote and encourage the performance and appreciation of Canadian music, and to make it available in Canada and abroad The CMC sells contemporary Canadian recordings: on own Centrediscs label and many other Canadian and international labels. Our comprehensive catalogue is free. Our national office offers mail order service. And many of our titles are available at select record retail stores. Visit our World Wide Web site at: http: I I I erne and browse our CD catalogue. I' Canadian Music Competitions (Toronto) (416) 487 0345, (905) 764 9339 Fax: (905) 764 1662 ' Dr. Gabriel Leung, eo-President 9011 Leslie St., Units 205-6, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3B6 )l The mission of the Canadian Music Competitions is to assist and promote the country's most talented young people in developing professional musical careers. Beginning with the 1996 I 97 season, the Toronto chapter of the Canadian Music Competitions is joining forces with Yip's Music Festival, another prominent non-profit music organization, to present the inaugural season· of the 7-part . Symphony of Cekbration CMC Concert Series. This series fulfills the CMC's double mandate of organizing competitions to foster musical excellence and presenting · star winners on stage to enhance their performance experiences. In the past, music1ans like Martin Beaver, Louis Lortie and Ofra Harnoy have all been winners of our Competitions. The tradition continues with young artists featured in the Symphony of Cekbration Series. I' Concentus Arts Tel: (416) 964 8293 Artistic Director: Mervin Fick Address: 210-105 lsabella St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 1 N9 )l - . ...... " ... .. ... .. ----- Concentus Arts Recital Series for emerging performers begins its fourth season of Friday night recitals Sept. 27 with Allan Pulker, flute; followed by Borjana Hrela, piano, Oct. 28; Elizabeth Lutz, soprano, Nov. 22; Lesley Duff, baroque flute, Jan. 24; Jamie Manson, horn, Feb. 28; Jerry Pergolesi, percussion, March 7; & Diane da Camara, soprano, Apr.4. Ensembles in Recital, a second series from Concentus, runs Saturdays beginning Sept. 28 with Anna Chan, harpsichord; Oct. 26 TBA; Nov. 16 Jerry Pergolesi's ensemble; and Cheryl Okrant, jazz cello and others Dec. 7. , Jan. 18 it's , clarinetist Peter Stoll and friends; Feb. 22, Sarabanda; March 15 an all 'Brahms ensemble night including male chorus 8 Men Sing. April 12 it's Lesley Duff with her early music players. Both series are at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1691 Bloor St. W. Concert time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets for both series are $10, (S7 for seniors and students). I' East York Symphony Orchestra Tel: (416) 467-7142 Artistic director: Douglas Sanford Mailing address: 110 Rumsey Road, East York ON M4G 1 P2 )l We're moving for the 1996/1 year! While renovations are being completed on our future ho!Jle, the East York Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Leah Posluns Theatre located at 4588 Bathurst Street (between Sheppard and Finch Avenue). We'll be back in East York next season but we don't want you to miss a single note! Considered one of the best community , orchestra's in Canada, an evening with the EYSO is more than just a concert. Maestro Sanford's talks from the stage take the mystery out of classical music and replace it with enlightenement and humour. After the concert mingle with the condiuctor and the orchesta at a post-concert reception at the Theatre. EYSO is for everyone, young and old! Mozart Symphony no. 29, Barber Adagio, Haydn Toy Symphony, and Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4 highlight the 1996 I 7 season. ' Concert dates: October 26, December 14, March 1, April 5, and May 24. For a brochure call (416) 467-7142. I' Elmer lseler Singers ---------- . " . . . Artistic Director: Dr.Eimer lseler, ')C 2180 Bayview Avenue, Toronto M4N 3K7 Tel: 905-880-1889 Fax: 905-880-3480 )l The 1996-97 season promises to be spectacular for the Elmer Iseler ·Singers. It marks Elmer Iseler's 70th birthday, noteworthy because of his remarkable contribution to Canadian choral music. To begin the celebration, the Singers have lined up a concert series that is without precedent. To launch the series on October 25, the Choir will join the Toronto Chamber Society for a performance of Bach's Five Mottts. To celebrate the Christmas se,ason the Elmer Iseler Singers and· the Hannaford Street Silver Band will perform a selection of seasonal favourites on Friday, December 6. The Esprit Orchestra joins the choir on Friday, February 28 for a programme of largely Canadian works. On Friday, May 2, the Singers will close the season with the Toronto Children's Chorus. Performed in the European-style ' setting of St. P;_ttri

Jui/Aug '96 Media's filin September Songs: The Music of Kurt Wei/1; December I is a multi-media evening including film by Rhombus Media and music, highlighting work by R. Mui'ray Schafer. fj Ford Centre for the Performing Arts Tel: Subscriptions, (416) 324- 9333; Single tickets (416) 872- 2222; Fax: (416) 324 5495 Artistic Director: Stephen Cera Address: c/o Livent, 600-165 Avenue Road, Toronto M5R 3S4 )l Music for All Tastes at the Ford Centre offers 96 concerts in 26 series, including classical, jazz, gospel, country, popular and world music. Our new Celebration of Schubert series features the Altenberg Trio, Barbara Bonney and Andreas Schmidt, and includes a Saturday, February I SchubertUuk with student recitals, panel discussion and birthday party, plus concerts. · Also new are the Canadian Opera Company series, two Jazz Giants series, and a Canadian Country series. Schubert's Bicentennial features throughout our season, in vocal and instrumental programs. Additionally, the Beaux Arts Trio focuses on Brahms to mark the centenary of his death, and the Juillard String Quartet marks its 50th Anniversary! Some season highlights: Jun'e Anderson, Peter Serkin, Cleo' Lain~, Jennifer Larmore, Maxim Vengerov, Ravi Shankar, Krystian Zimermal), Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists, Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir, Ben Heppner, Les. Arts Florissants, Michelle Wright, George Shearing and Julian Bream. For brochure, call (416) 324 9333. fj Mooredale Concerts CLASSICAL CONCERTS FOR EVERYONE Tel: (416) 421 4184 Fax: (416) ·467 8688 Artistic Director: Kristine Bogyo Admin.: Nora Mular-Richards Address: 98 McRae Drive, Toronto ON, M4G 155 )l Since its I986 inception Mooredale has become one of Toronto's most exciting and successful enterprises, presenting great classical perfor-mances that feature top profess-ional and brilliant young artists. Our I996 I 7 season has I7 concerts (II different programs): , at Waiter Hall, Willowdale United Church, and Rosedale Heights School, ranging from Mooredale Concerts Classical Music for Everyone Sept. 21 & 22 Bach & Mendelssohn · J.S. Bach: Brandenburg No.5; Violin Concerto. Mendelssohn: Symphony. Anton Kuerti, Piano; Catherine French, violin; Rafli Annenian, conductor Oct. 12 & 13 Chopin A Rare Trio plus some Dazzling Favourites Boris Zarankin, piano Adele Annin, violin Kristine Bogyo, cello Nov. 9 & 10 Paganini in Person (almost) Virtuoso, Jack Glatzer, plays all 24 Caprices and tells the composer's life story. Jan. 18 & 19 Harlequinade Baroque Music, Song & Dance David Arnot, tenor Rona Goldensher, violin Donna Greenberg, dance w. instrumental ensemble in music by Campra, Lully & Telemann Feb. 15 & 16 Mozart A Profound Divertimentp A Joyful Oboe Quartet Etsuko Kimura, violin Hazel Nevin Newton, oboe Kristine Bogyo, cello Katalina MacDonald, viola Mar. 1 & 2 Schubert A Glorious Mass with Choir & Orchestra + Dvorak Sextet Erika Raurn, violin David King, conductor. Sat. 8: Willowdale United Sun. 3: Waiter Hall Subscription: 6 Concerts / For a free brochure: 922-3714 .,,. CLASSICAL90F~ . IORONIO CLASSICALIO)Fk EASTERN ONTARIO Win a Tour East Holidays vacation of a lifetime ... and spend two weeks discovering HONG KONG, BANGKOK & SINGAPORE! PULSE Visit any one of the following Audi Dealers and fill out a ballot for your chance to win the Tour East Holidays "Splendors of Asia" vacation of a lifetime for two! ' Agincourt AutohaU:s 3450 Sheppard Ave. E. Agincour.t, Ontario Queensway Volkswagen 1306 The Queensway Toronto, Ontario Oakville Volkswagen 557 Kerr Street Oakville, Ontario Downtown Fine Cars 164 Avenue Road Toronto, Ontario Owasco Volkswagen I425 Dundas St. E. Whitby, Ontario The first 50 contestants to enter at each Audi dealership will receive a $10 complimentary ACC calling card. 10 Entries from each participating Audi dealership will be drawn and will receive an invitation for two to our reception at Anestis, located in Mirvish Village on August 7, 1996. One lucky contestant will leave as the grand prize winner of the "Splendours of Asia" vacation from Tour East Holidays! ([ID ..... AUOI ="...= ACC. ,.,.. ACC Te!Enterorises Ltd. *For further details see the official contest rulPs, available at CLASSICAL 96 & 103 FM & all participating Audi Dealers Contest open July 1, 1996. To qualify all entries must be received by 6 pm, July 26, 1996 RA D I 0 F 0 R GROWN UPS

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