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Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2006

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CONCERT LISTINGSToronto & nearbyIn this issue: Metro Toronto, Ajax, Brampton,Kleinburg, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville,Thornhill, Vaughan.CONCERT LISTINGS: Further Afield PAGE 49Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 55Jazz PAGE 57Announcements/Lectures/Seminars/Etcetera PAGE 58Plans change! Always call aheadto confirm details with presenters.Wednesday November 01- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic.Singing Our Songs. Young artists fromthe studios of Catherine Robbin, Norma Bur·rowes, Delia Wallis, Stephanie Bogle, and KarenRymal. Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano. Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736·5186. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch Noonday Organ Recital. Joanne Vollen·dorf Rickards Clark, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416·922-1167. Free.- 1 :30: CanStage. TheStoryofMylife. Atender musical celebration of lifelong friends andthe power of friendship (world premiere). Book byBrian Hill, music & lyrics by Neil Bartram,Michael Bush, director. Berkeley Street Theatre,26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. Call for ticketprices. For complete run see music theatre list·ings.- 2:00 & 8:00: Mirvish Productions .Pippin .By Stephen Schwartz; coming-of ·age story of theEmperor Charlemagne's eldest son; for age 13 +.Micky Dolenz, Joshua Park, Andre Ward, JasonBlaine, James Royce Edwards, Shannon Lewis,Barbara Marineau, Teal Wicks, performers. RoyalAlexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 416-872-121 2, 800461 -3333. -. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 2:00 & 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Wickffi. Based on Gregory Maguire's novel Wicked,The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, music &lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holz·man, musical staging by Wayne Cilento, directedby Joe Mantella, for age 8 +. Shoshana Bean,Megan Hilty, Alma Cuervo, P. J. Benjamin. TheCanon Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1 212,800461-3333. -0. For complete run seemusic theatre listings.- 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orches·tra. Misbehavin' Tonight Byron Stripling, vocals/trumpet; Jell Tyzik, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. ·(eve); -(mat).- 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series: A Dickensof a Christmas (excerpts/. Canadian Children'sOpera Chorus, Ann Cooper Gay, conductor. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-823 1. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Cosi FanTufte. By Mozart. Michael Colvin, Russell Braun,Krisztina Szabo & others; Daniel Dooner, direc·tor; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.West. 41 6-363-823 1. -5; -(1 5& under with adult); (spec price, call). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 7:30: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free.- 8:00: City of Brampton Concert BandHosts.£ 'Harmonie de la Croix Va/mer. Jean-LucWastable, conductor. St. Paul's United Church,30 Main St. South, Brampton. 905451 -0174.Donation.- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/TorontoOance Theatre. Timecode Break. Combines livedancing with video images to create a world ofpure movement. Christopher House, choreogra·pher/director, Nico Stagias, video images. Pre·miere Dance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. ·; -(sr/st); (CADA/Arts Worker).For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts. The Philosopher Kings. Smooth pophybridmelodies, narrative lyrics & sensual vo·cals. 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-81 5-2021,888489-7784. .99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Music.Night Songs. Works exploring the wonder andterror of the night. Britten: Evening, Morning,Night, for voice & harp (text Ronald Duncan);Crumb: Night Music I, for voice, piano, celesta &percussion (text Pablo Neruda); Coulthard: TwoNight Songs, for voice, string quartet & piano(text Harold Monro, Hilaire Belloc); Ager: EllisPortal (excerpts), for voice, clarinet & string quar·tet (text Rex Deverell); Kaminsky: Nightpiece, forvoice, flute, clarinet, cello & piano (text JamesJoyce); Saint-Saens: Violons dans le soir, forvoice, violin & piano (t ext Anna de Noailles).Guests: Teri Dunn, soprano; Tyler Duncan, bari·tone; Peter Longworth, piano. Trinity St. Paul'sCentre, 427 Bloor St. West. 41 6466-1800.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre .Afro-Cuban AllStars In Concert. Funk grooves &jazz added tothe traditions of Son, Bolero & Guaracha. Bandmembers from thirteen to eighty-one, Juan deMarcos, director. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room.Micah Barnes CO Re·lease. Bowie meets Brecht in a dark alley, drylycomic lyrics. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 ·6604. ; $12.50(adv).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Meuetta Restau·rant. Wednesday Concert Series. Rebecca En kin,vocals; Mike Allen, guitar. 681 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. cover.WWW. THEWHO LENOTE .COMThursday November 02- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Songs of home and travel. CO C Ensemble Stu·dio members. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: CBC Radio. Music Around UsNew Generation Series: Micah Heilbrunn, clarinetFinzi: Five Bagatelles, Op.23; Allen: Black andBlues; Arnold: Divertimento, Op.37; Khachaturian:Trio in g. Leonie Wall, flute; Sarah Jeffrey,oboe; Sandra Baron, violin; Gregory Oh, piano;Keith Horner, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. West. 416-205-5555. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park Angli·can Church Noonday Chamber Music. Dvo·rak: Gypsy songs (in Czech); Poulenc: Fian·,ailles pour rire; Walton: Three Songs (poetEdith Sitwell). Ashley Bedard, soprano. 1570Yonge Street. 416-920-5211. Collection.-12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Singing Our Songs. Recital Hall, YU.See Nov 1. Nathalie Doucet-lalkens, piano.- 7:00:St. Clement's Anglican Church.Commemoration of All Souls Music fromFaure: Requiem; Tavener: Funeral lkos. 59Briar Hill Ave. 416483-6664. Free.- 7:30: York Mills C.I. Senior Band. CanadianBand Week Concert Bob Gray, director;Guests: North York Concert Band, John Liddle,conductor. Cafetorium, 490 York Mills Road.416-395-3340 x20144. O; (with non·perishable food item).- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. South Indian Music. Guest: Madurai R.Sundar, Karnatak vocalist; Trichy Sankaran,mrdangam, and his percussion ensemble. Re·cital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416· 736-5888. ; $ 5(st).- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. An Evening with Ian Thomas. Withhis band The Boomers. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305· 7469. .- 8:00:Scarborough Music Theatre. TheSound of Music. By Rodgers and Hammerstein.Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd.416-3964049. ; (sr/st/grps 18 +).Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: The Music Gallery/The Urban ArtsBrass Ensemble Electric Mansions. ClassicAvant series; eclectic new music for brass quin·tet and drums, new works by Oesterle, Godin,Downing, Ringas & Underhill. St. George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204· 1080.; (sr/st/member); (st).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Jann Arden inConcert. Storytelling singer/songwriter, fromheartaches to hysterics. 1 Theatre Lane, Bramp·ton. 905-874-2800. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Lennie Gallant. East·coast singer/songwriter. 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 8:30: Living Arts Centre. Carol Weis·man, singer/pianist in Concert Jazz, swing,Latin, R & B, and pop. RBC Theatre, LivingArts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississau·ga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888.,,; (eyeGO).Friday November 03- 6:30: Rogers Centre. The Wiggles. Austral·ian pre-school children's entertainers, singing,dancing, audience participation. One Blue JaysWay. 416-870-8000. -.- 7:30: Platinum Concerts International.The Sounds of Ukraine. Elmer lseler Singers,Vesnivka Choir, Victoria Scholars Men's ChoralEnsemble; Kyiv Chamber Choir, Mykola Hobdych,conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-236·5195, 888-636-5195. ,; group rates.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Visiting Artists & Scholars: Peter Frankl.Mozart: Fantasy inc, K.475; Sonata in E-flat,K.282; Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9; Dvorak: PianoQuartet in E-flat. Peter Frankl, piano; Erika Raum,violin; Sharon Lee, viola; Shauna Rolston, cello.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; $12(sr/st).- 8:00: Don Ross and Michael ManninGOon Ross and Michael Manning in Concert. Gui·tarist & bassist/composer. Guest: Andy McKee,guitar. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West.416-205-5555. ; (st).- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Ouartetto Gelatoin Concert. Classical masterworks, operatic arias,tangos, gypsy and folk songs. Cynthia Steljes,oboe/english horn; Peter DeSono, tenor/violin/mandolin; Alexander Sevastian, accordion/piano/bandoneon; Elinor Frey, cello. Hammerson Hall,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Missis·sauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. ·; (eyeGOI.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts.Afro Cuban All Stars, Starring Juan OeMarcos. Latin dance music, including mambo, chacha, salsa, rumba, son montuno, timba, guajira,danzn, abaku and bolero. 130 Navy St., Oakville.

905-815-2021, 888-489-7784_ .99;(eyeGOJ_- 8:00: Soundstreams.University VoicesFestival. Rolle: When Lilacs Last in the DooryardBloom'd (world premiere); MacMillan: Sun-Dogs(Canadian premiere); Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams,Wachner, Estacio, Whi1acre, Nysted1.MacMillan Singers Chamber Choir; Mas1er Chorale;Martin Neary, James MacMillan, conductors.Metropolitan Uni1ed Church, 56 Queen StEast 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ;(sr); (st with ID).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Jann Arden inConcert. Brampton. See Nov 2.- 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. MozartRequiem. Also, Mozart: Davidde Penitente;Thamos Konig in Agyp1en. Sookhyung Park, so ­prano; Ani1a Krause, mezzo-soprano; Eric Shaw,tenor; Thomas Goerz, bass-bari1one; Fes1ivalOrchestra; !vars Taurins, guest conductor. 7: 15:pre-concert cha1 with Rick Phillips. YorkminsterPark Baptis1 Church, 1585 Yonge St 416-598-0422 x24. -; -(sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room Josh Finlayson & AndyMaize [of the SkydiggersJ CD Release. 2261Dundas S1. West 416-531 -6604. ;(advJ.- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Arraymusic. Leftover DaylightSeries. Jazz & improvised music. ArraymusicS1udio, Suite 218 (rear door), 60 Atlantic Ave.416-539-8 752. $ 6-$ lO(sliding scale).Saturday November 04Eleventh annual series ofLUNCHTIME CHAMBERatCHRIST CHURCH DEERNovember 2: Ashley Bedard, soprano.Songs by Dvorak, Poulenc and othersNovember 9: Rachel Mercer, cello;Gregory Oh, piano.Music by Stravinsky and GriegNovember 16: Greensleevesearly music ensemble from KitchenerNovember 23: Daniel Kushner, violin,Marty Smyth, piano and organ. Musicby Ireland, Elgar, Corelli, and othersNovember 30: Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill,organ. Music by Bach, Buxtehude,and Franck- 11 :OOam & 2:30:Rogers Centre. The W,ggles.See Nov 3.- 7:00: Peter Thompson/Hugh Cawker.Song Recital. Schubert: Die Schiine Mullerin (excerp1s); Brahms: Four Serious Songs (Vier ErnsteGesange); Poulenc: Le Travail du Peintre (poemsby Paul Eluard); Aperghis: Recitation pour VoixSeule #11 ; Ravel: Chansons de Don Ouichotte aDulcinee. Peter Thompson, baritone; Hugh Cawker,piano. Eastmins1er United Church, 310 DanforthAve. 416-463-2179. Free.- 7:30: Durham Chamber Orchestra. Musicof the Masters: Brahms to Mozart. Brahms:Concerto ind for Clarinet and Strings; Mozart:Symphony #41 (Jupiter); Jones: Miramichi Balladby Kelsey Jones. Guest: Pavel Markelov, clarinetJohn Kraus, director. Performing Arts Centre,Notre Dame CSS, 1375 Harwood Ave. North,Ajax. 705-749-5839. $TBA- 7:30: Music at St. Mark's.A Celtic Feast.Loka (Loretto Reid, Kelly Hood, Anne Lederman) &Friends play fiddle, flutes, percussion, voice, in apresentation of Celtic music from several na1ionaltraditions. St Mark's Presbyterian Church, 1Greenland Rd. 416-444-6762. ; (ch).- 7:30: Music On The Donway. Erica Goodmanand Friends. Works by Ravel, Debussy, Granados,Piazzola, Bach. Erica Goodman, harp;Coenraad Bloemendal, cello; Daniel Rubinoff,saxophone. The Donway Covenant United Church,230 The Donway West 416-444-8444. ;$12(12&underJ.- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TheCarnival of the Animals. By Saint-Saens. AlsoGershwin: An American in Paris; Poulenc: Concertofor Two Pianos. Scott Meek, piano; WilliamEddins, piano/conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St 416-593-4828. .25-.50.- 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.Opening N&ht. Featuring winners of the MurrayDranoff International Two Piano Competi1ion;Rober! Raines, conductor. The Rose Theatre, 1Admission by donation1570 Yonge St. (at Heath), TorontoNOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTSJames MacMil lanMichael and Sonja KoernerDistinguished Visitor inCompositionLecture demonstrationWed, Nov 1at12:10 pmWalter Hall. FreePeter Frankl, pianoLorand Fenyves ResidencyMaster Classes - Nov 1 & 2at 2 pm. Walter Hall. FreeRecital - Nov 3 at 7:30 pmWa lter Hall. ($12)Music by Mozart, Schumannnnd Dvoral

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