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Volume 1 Issue 10 - July/August 1996

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Jui/Aug '96 instrumental

Jui/Aug '96 instrumental soloists and chamber music to chamber orchestra, full symphony orchestra, vocal soloists and choral works with orchestra. Mooredale presents both wellknown and neglected works in concerts full of variety. A typical concert might include a Ca_nadian violin sonata, a Dvorak stnng sextet and a Schubert Mass, with stories about the composers between pieces, enhancing audience appreciation: . Mooredale Concerts prov1de a community service by keepi1_1g concert prices as low as S_5 (m subscription). High quality at rock bottom prices has created a terrific following of families and seniors, enjoying the friendly and informal atmosphere. For afru brochure ca//'922 3714. fj Music at Metropolitan Tel: (416) 3'63 0331 Fax: (416) 363 7586 Director of Music: Patricia Wright . . Address: 56 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON, MSC 2Z3 )I In 1996 17 "Music at Metropolitan" will again present a variety of concerts. Saturday, October 19, the Aarhus Kammerkor, a Danish chamber choir, presents a concert of Scandinavian music. Saturday, November 16 Soprano Lucy Carrick-Wedel and alto Terese Sirek present a vocal recital including Pergolesi's StabaJ Mater. Saturday, February 15, the Metropolitan Choir and friends present ''Valentine Variety 11" at the Arts and Letters Club (limited seating). The annual Good Friday concert features choir and orchestra in Haydn's Stabat Mater and Durufle's Requum. The Toronto Mass Choir will be featured Saturday, April 26 and Metropolitan's organist . · Patricia Wright presents a rec1tal of French 19th and 20th century music Sunday, June 1. Admission is $10 l?er concert; except Good Friday tickets ( and ). Watch too for "Organ Futures" (free daytime Thursday student organ recitals in October an

Jui/Aug '96 - ~ . December 6, distinguished alumni join the splendid University of Toronto Opera Chorus for a fiftieth anniversary celebration gala. All events are in the MacMillan Theatre. .11 Organ Alternatives Tel: 369 0020; Fax: 360 5206 Internet: TELETIX Concert Line: (416) 364 TTIX (88~9) Artistic & Managing Director: Christopher 'Dawes Publication Assistant: Andrew Forrest (Ottawa) Address: 65 Church Street, Toronto ON, M5C,2E9 )l Organ Alternatives is a production I communications company dedicated to the King of Instruments. It presents performances of the highest quality ranging from pure concerts to multidisciplinary work with film, drama, dance, humour and literature. Performances take place throughout Ontario, and have been featured in the Guelph Spring Festival and the Toronto Artsweek and First Night Festivals. Its many collaborations have included work with the Purcell Consort, Orpheus Choir of ~~~ __ ~ -·~ ·· ~·· · -.:..___ ...... ~~ Toronto, Flying Blind Theatre Events and the Danny Grossman Dance Company. With production offices in Ottawa and Toronto, the quarterly O~gan Alternatives NCliJsktter covers organ performance, broadcasting and recording activity throughout Southern Ontario and border communities, and runs interview features with prominent figures in the international community. · Organ Alternatiyes also operates Toronto-based TELETIX, an automated information I ticket service for small presenters. .11 Orpheus Choir of Toronto Telephone: 416-530-4428 Music Director: Brainerd Blyden Taylor )l The Mantle of Orpheus (our highly successful 32nd season) now over, the choir continues its innovative and eclectic programmmg. There Is Sweet Music is the title of the new season and of the first concert, which features motels, anthems and part-songs from both sides of the Atlantic. The second concert, Fiesta Navidad, blends Latin American dance and music, including a world premiere: Adioses (composer Milton Barnes, choreographer Judith Miller). The third concert Orpheus in Love celebrates Valentines Day with Orfrs Carmina Burana, balanced by Prewett in Love -- Canadian poet Frank Prewettt's words, with music by Eric Robertson. Concert four Requiem for a Friend, celebrating Gaetano Donizzetti's 200th birthday, features his Messa di Requiem commemorating friend and rival Vincenzo Bellini. The final concert Sonnets to Orpheus features another world premiere: Sonnets to Orpheus by Imant Raminsh, using sonnets by R.M. Rilke, translator Stephen Mitchell. For information, individual I season tickets, or audition appointments, call (416) 530-4428. .;, Scarborough Philharmonic Tel: (416) 261 0380 Fax: (416) 261 0652 Artistic Advisor: C. Fraser Jackson Address: 128 Sylvan Ave, Scarborough ON M1 M 1 K3 )l PULSE Highlights of our 96 I 97 season: SPO Concertmaster Bronson Kwan performing the Beethoven Violin Conarto, November 9; In December Howard Cable, our Principal Pops Conductor, with ' Scarborough's Amadeus Choir and the Bells of Guildwood; back by popular demand, Operatie Vakntine with soprano Rosalba Lamanna and baritone Michael Downie; and our season finale -- Rodrigo Conarto for Guitar and Orchestra with Norbert Kraft, and Stravinsky's Firebird, conductor Jerome Summers. Our new Children's Educational Program last season was hugely successful. Over 300 . people experienced the magic of musical storytelling. This year's feature is The Story· of Babar, conducted by Lee Willingham. The SPO is one of the few orchestras with Composer in Residena programs -- this season Dr. Chan Ka Nin. We will feature two of his pi~ces, Ecstaty and F/01/Jer Drum Song. For brochure call ( 416) 261 0380. (Mention this Pulse feature and get two tickets for the price of one for one Master Series concert!) CLASSIFIEDS CELLO lESSONS from very experienced teacher with 18 years professional playing. All levels welcome. Phone Doyrina at (416) 530-1856. FLUTE AND RECORDER instruction by a qualified and experienced teacher and performer. Allan Pulker. 603-3786. HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO SING, thought you wouldn't or couldn't, or do you just want a place to explore the possibilities of your voice. Small groups. Johanne, 461- 8425. lLOYD GARBER TEACHES GUITAR. Creative approach. Absolute beginners to working professionals. Must be enthusiastic. Pop, Jazz. Blues, Original Chords, leed, reading, improvisation, fingerboard, speed theory, ear-training. Uoyd Garber, 504·0915. CD, CONCERT OR AUDITION TAPE RECORDING? For experienced, professional, classical and acoustic music recording, phone Frank Lockwood, M.Mus. (416) 769-2204. PIANO, VIOLIN AND CELLO TRIO, Sarabande, is available for receptions & other private functions. Contact Anne Rankin at 601-9442. PIANO LESSONS from experienced RCM Affiliate teacher. All levels and ages welcome. Eve Egoyan, M. Mus., L.R.A.M. 504·4297. TAXATION, ACCOUNTING, BOOKKEEPING, consulting. Norm Pulker, B.Math. CMA. 905- 830-2985 Ars Prima Summer Piano Symposium 1996 The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario August 23, 24, 251996 Honourary Chainnan John-Paul Bracey Mr. Bracey is currently Associate Professor of Music at the University of Western Ontario. facultv Members WlUiam Aide (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Professor Aide is currently Head of Performance at the University of Toronto Barry Snyder (Eastman, Rochesler, New York, USA) Mr. Snyder is Professor of Music at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York Borls Zarankln (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Mr. Zaranlcin is a prominent concert pianist and music teacher Masterclass participants - Cdn 0.00 Private lessons participants - Cdn 0.00 Auditors - Cdn 0.00 Parents - Cdn 0.00 11 Village Greenway North York, Ontario M2J IH9 (416) 498-7565 Scholarships and bursaries available Prices include room and board An intensive weekend of artistic inspiration and superlative study offered within the college environment. Students are housed in supervised dorrrtitories and have the use of university practice and recreational facilities. CONTACT: THE REGISTRAR at (416) 493·0691 I (905) 41 5-1929

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