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Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2006

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•.• CONCERTS: Toronto and nearbysongs. Shawn Grenke, accompanist; Lydia Adams,conductor/artistic director. 6:30: Gala Re·ception. Lawrence Park Community Church,2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551 x21. ;(sr/st); OO(Gala Reception); in support ofHabitat for Humanity.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. Chantal Kreviazuk. 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888489-7784..99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCDGala Concert. Music commemorating the devastationof AIDS and the 1 OOth anniversary of thebirth of Shostakovich; Shostakovich: Violin Con·certo #1; Corigliano Symphony #1; Sirota: Meridi·ans (N. American premiere). Mark Fewer, violin;Royal Conservatory Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey,conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ; O(sr/st).- 8:00: Soundstreams. RIAS KammerchorBerlin & Studio de musique ancienne de Montreal.Gubaidulina: Jetzt lmmer Schnee, for choir andchamber orchestra (composer present, 75th birthday);settings of poetry of Paul Celan by Zuraj,Cherney, DeVries; & Renaissance pieces. JamesWood, conductor. 7:00: Young Artists OvertureConcert, Hannaford Youth Band, Darryl Eaton,conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. East. 416-3667723, 800-708-6754. ;(sr); $ lO(st).- 8:00: The Music Gallery/CONTACT contemporarymusic. Electronica Unplugged ClassicAvant meets Pop Avant series; the music ofAphex Twin, David Bowie, Brian Eno, PhilipGlass, Arva Part, Ann Southam, John T avener.The Music Gallery, St. George the MartyrFRIDAYS@8presentsChurch, 197 John Street. 416-204· 1080. O.- 8:00: The Toronto Tabla Ensemble.JeffMartin and The Toronto Tabla Ensemble. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. ; (sr/st/CADAJ.- 8:00: Victoria College University of Toronto. Vic Chorus Fall Concert. Italian madrigalsand motets, Vivaldi's Gloria, dramatic reading ofDickens' A Christmas Carol. Victoria CollegeChapel, U of T, 2nd Floor, 93 Charles St W. 416-5854521. Free, cash donations for local foodbank.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Patricia D'Callaghan.Cabaret singer, from Edith Piaf to Rufus Wain·wright, with Leonard Cohen & Kurt Weill in between.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604..50; (adv).- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Arraymusic. leftover DaylightSeries. Jazz & improvised music. Arraymu·sic Studio, Suite 218 (rear door), 60 Atlantic Ave.416-539-8752. - O(sliding scale).Saturday November 25- 3:00: Toronto New Music Projects/TocaLoca/Music Gallery. Gubaidulina ChamberProject. Gubaidulina: In Erwartung ("In Anticipation"),for saxophone quartet & six percussionists;Verwandlung ("Transformation"), for saxophonequartet, bass trombone, violoncello, doublebass & tam-tam (Canadian premiere); Duo-Sonatafor two baritone saxophones. Wallace Halladay,Robert Carli, saxophones; Ryan Scott, percussion;Scott Good, bass trombone; Gregory Oh, conductor;McGill University Percussion Ensemble,Aiyun Huang, director. 416-204-1080. ;(sr); $ lO(st).AMADEUS CHOIRLydia Adams, conductor & artistic directorShawn Grenke, accompanistFriday, November 24, at 8:00 pmA benefit concert in support of Lawrence ParkCommunity Church's Habitat for Humanityproject. Repertoire will include British andCanadian choral gems and folk songs.Tickets: I (sr/st) General admissionGala & Concert: tickets 0 (from 6:30 p.m.)Call: 416-489-1551 ext.21Lawrence Park Community Church2180 Bayview A venue(south of Lawrence Ave. East)Ample free parking~lJLawrence ParkCo1tn1ur1 t ~· C h 1m . ll1l11il:!ln9r.:ii1hlos~:h~•- 4:00: Willowdale Presbyerian Church .Student Clarinet & Piano Recital Students fromthe studio of Meri Dolevski; Derrick Lewis, piano.Willowdale Presbyterian Church, 38 EllerslieAve. 416-527-2580. Free; donations accepted &appreciated; door prizes & refreshments.- 7:00:VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto.Music of the Ancients. All four VIVA! Choirs,ages 4-25. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427Bloor St. West. 416- 788-84B2. $TBA.- 7:30: Metropolitan Silver Band. MSB inConcert. Fran Harvey, conductor. Location TBA.416-864-5551. Offering. Proceeds to East EndRefugee Committee.- 7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. 4tis·simo. Music of Bach, Dvorak & Mozart. CentralBaptist Church, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville. 905-337-1083, ; (sr/st); (under 12).- 7:30: Thornhill United Church. NovemberDelights. Lighter music. Thornhill United choirs &instrumentalists. 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 905·889-2131. Offering.- 7:30: Tor onto Sinlonietta. Youth SpiritualPower Young musicians pertorming baroque &classical concertos for flute, piano & violin.Guests: Angel Choir oil oronto. Trinity Presbyte·rian Church York Mills, 2737 Bayview Ave. 416-410-4379. ; $ lO(st).- 7:30: TSO. Nll5m'a&Kua1i Schumam: PianoConcerto; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. ArrtonKuerti, ~ano; Gianamrea Noseda, conductor. RoyToomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828..50- (incl post-concert party with artists).- 7:30: University o!Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: From Russia with love.Stravinsky:les Noces (The Wedding). MacMillanSingers, Doreen Rao, conductor; guests: NexusPercussion Ensemble; High Park Choirs of Toran·to. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Yorkminster Citadel Band andSongsters. Community Christmas Concert.Guests: Estonian Male Chorus, Charles Kipper,conductor; guest soloist, TBA. The Sanctuary, 1Lord Seaton Rd. 416-222-9110. O; (sr/st).-8:00: Counterpoint Community OrchestraGlitter and Be Gay: Dancing the Night Away.Tchaikovsky: Winter Dreams (from Symphony#2); Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel Overture;Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours; Vaughan Williams:Rhosymedre; Bernstein: Glitter and be Gay; Bach:Double Concerto ind, for violins and strings; Gou·nod: Ballet Music from Faust. Sinead Sugrue,soprano; Paul Willis, Emma Vachon, violins; TerryKowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke's United Church,353 Sherbourne St. 416-925-9872 x2066. ;(adv).- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Susan Lee/Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan.leeward. New works for dance and music, evoca·www.MooredaleConcerts.comMozartHear Mozart's monumentalString Quartet in c minor& moreEtsuko Kimura, violin'Sensitive, yet brilliant player'Sharon Wei &Eric Paetkau, violasPatricia Ahn, violinKristine Bogyo, celloSaturday, November 25 at 8 pm - Willowdale UnitedSunday, November 26 at 3 pm - Walter Hall, U of Tat 1 pm for children - Music and Truffles - OAffordable tickets! , ( St./Sr.) 416-922-3714 x103IM>SSISSAUGAG?~~presentsThe Gryphon TrioWith the world premiere of anew piece written just for themAlso on the program

tive acoustic and electronic soundscapes. SusanLee, Maxine Heppner, choreography; Mark Dug·gan, composer; Blair Mackay, artistic director.Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens QuayWest. 416-973-4000. ; (sr/st/CADA).For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00:Massey Hall/Toronto Blues Socie·ty. Women'sBluesRevue. 20thanniversarycele·bration, with Rita Chiareli, Sue Foley, Saidah BabaTalibah, Ellen Mcilwaine, Diana Braithwaite &more.15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. -.- 8:00: Mississauga Symphony.Beethoven's Sixth. Berlioz: Benvenuto CelliniOverture; Royer: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin,Cello, Piano & Orchestra (premiere); Beethoven:Symphony #6 (Pastoral). The Gryphon Trio: An·nalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Jamie Parker, piano;Roman Borys, cello; John Barnum, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. ,.- 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. Mozart'sString Ouintet inc. Mozart: String Quintet inc; Ysaye: Sonate for violin, Op.2712; Kuz·rnenko: Song of Lilith (selections). EtsukoKimura, Yoonsun Patricia Ahn, violins; SharonWei, Eric Paetkau, violas; Kristine Bogyo, eel·lo, Patricia Ahn, violin. Willowdale UnitedChurch, 347 Kenneth Ave. 416-922-3714x103. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts. An Evening at the Apollo. Six sing·ers & six-piece band re-create the R&B soundsfrom the 50's, 60's & 70's, including JackieWilson, The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, TheDrifters, The Temptations & more. 130 NavySt., Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888-489 7784. 7 .99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: The Toronto Tabla Ensemble.Jeff Martin and The Toronto Tabla Ensemble.Glenn Gould Studio. See Nov 24.- 8:00: The Yorkminstrels. Grease.1950's nostalgia brought to life. Cliff Jones,artistic director; David Ambrose, musical di·rector; Valerie Stanois, choreographer. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-291 ·0600. .50; .50(65+); {under 19).Non-perishable food items to the North YorkHarvest Food Bank. For complete run see musictheatre listings.Sunday November 26- 1 :00: Moored ale Concerts. Music &Truffles Children's Concert: Mozart's music.Mozart: String Quintet inc. Etsuko Kimura,Patrica Yoonsun Ahn, violins; Sharon Wei, EricPaetkau, violas; Kristine Bogyo, cello. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714 xl 03. .- 2:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra4tissimo. See Nov 25. St. Simon's Church,1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville.- 2:00: Roy Thomson Hall. London Philhar·manic Orchestra. Sibelius: Violin Concerto ind; Beethoven: Symphony #3 (Eroica). SarahChang, violin; Kurt Masur, conductor. 60 Sim·coe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.- 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. AChristmas Special. Swinging holiday revuefashioned in the tradition of the classic"Christmas Show" of yesteryear. MarkhamTheatre for Performing Arts, 171 Town Gen·tre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .- 2:00: University Settlement Musicand Arts School. Chamber Music Recital.St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416-598-3444 x243/244. Free, donationsappreciated.- 2:30: Pickering Community ConcertBand. Christmas Concert. Forest Brook Com·munity Church, 60 Kearney Drive, Ajax. 905·263-8265. ; (sr/st); free( ch not requir·ing a seat).- 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Tea:Enter the Albanians: theart of operatic disguise. An afternoon of operaand tea on the theatre stage. MacMillan Thea·tre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen'sPark. 416·9 78-3744. .- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Mozart'sString Ouintet inc . See Nov 25. Walter Hall,80 Queen's Park.- 3:00: Soundstreams. RIAS KammerchorBerlin. Works of German Romanticism bySchubert, Brahms, Schumann, Mahler, Ligeti,Gubaidulina. William O'Meara, organ; JamesWood, conductor. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. East. 416-366· 7723, 800· 708·6754. ; (sr); (st).- 3:00: Toronto Mandolin Orchestra. CDRelease & 50th Anniversary Concert. Cana di·an, Ukrainian & Russian, folk & classical mandolinmusic. Tamara Volskaya, Iraida Erokhina,domra; Alexander Veprinsky, conductor. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-533-2725. .- *3:00: York University Department ofMusic. Bandancing. Dance music for band,works by Stamp, Bernstein, Hesketh,Grainger. YU Wind Symphony, William Tho·mas, director. Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU,4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5888. $12; $ 5(st).*See York University ad on page 38- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now lounge.Jazz & lmpro·vised Music. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416· 769-2841. .- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Af·ternoon Twilight Recital. Michael Bloss, organ.4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865 x224. Free.- 5:00: Masaryk Memorial Institute.Nocturnes at Masaryktown: Duo Moravia.Works by Smetana, Dvorak, Janacek. JiriHanousek, cello; Pavel Kaspar, piano. PragueRestaurant, Masaryktown, 450 ScarboroughGolf Club Rd. 416-439-4354. ; (st).- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. Trum·pet & French Horn, NonC; teacher AndrewMcCandless. Adam Zinatelli & Gregory Mor·gan, trumpet & French horn. Concert Hall, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321 . Free.- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Sophia Plus. Gu·baidulina: Seven Words, for bayan, cello &string orchestra; De Prolundis, for solo bay an;Current: Concertina, for solo flute, three flutes& string orchestra; Arcuri: Concerto for Pianoand String Orchestra. Friedrich Lips, bay an;Paul Widner, cello; Robert Aitken, flute; LouiseBessette, piano; Alex Pauk, conductor. 7: 15:Pre-concert talk. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.East. 416-366· 7723, 800· 708-6754. ;(sr); (st/Cheapseats).- 8:30: Arabesque . layaliArabesque (Ara·besque Nights}. Traditional acoustic music bythe Arabesque Orchestra; professional belly·dancers. Prof. Bassam Bishara, vocals/oude;George Barbas, dhoholla; Sebastian Gatto,katim; Walid Najjar, piano/organ; SuleimanWarwar, lead dumbek/leader. Gypsy Co-op,815 Queen St. West. 416-920-5593. cover.- 8:30: Hugh's Room .James Keelaghan CDRelease. Folksongs telling stories of extraordi·nary historical events through the eyes of ordi·nary people. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ; (adv).Monday November 27- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Medieval and Renaissance Music.Medieval and Renaissance Ensembles, JudithCohen, director. Recital Hall, Accolade East,YU, 4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free.- 2:30: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Mu·sic. See Nov 22. Valleyview Residence, 541Finch Ave. West.- 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. Student Composers.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Sofia Gu·baidulina: A Portrait (Gubaidulina Festival/.Gubaidulina: In Croce, for bayan and cello; TheGarden of Joy and Sorrow for flute, harp &viola; Silenzio, for bayan, violin & cello; Hom·THEThe~Celebrating the art of songwww.aldeburghconnection.orgILEANAMONTALBETIIsopranomage a T. S. Eliot, for soprano and octet; Rich·ardson: Concerto for Violin & string quintet(world premiere). Sofia Gubaidulina, composer;Friedrich Lips, bay an; Patricia Green, mezzo·soprano; David Hetherington, cello; Fujiko Ima·jishi, Michael Schulte, violins; Erica Goodman,harp; Robert Aitken, flute; New Music Con·certs Ensemble; Robert Aitken, director. 7: 15:Introduction. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. West. 416-205-5555. ; (sr);(st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room Ian Tyson. Three dee·a des of musical innovation. 2261 Dundas St.West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).Tuesday November 28- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Piano Virtuo·so Series: Music of Chopin, Shostakovich.Benjamin Cruchley, piano. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice Performance Class: Shake·speareinSong. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral Music atMidday. Paul Jessen, organ. 65 Church St.416-364· 7865 x224. Free.- 7:30: Aldeburgh Connection/Universi·ty of Toronto Faculty of Music. DiscoverySeries. Young singers on the brinks of theircareers. Ileana Montalbetti, Charlene Smith,sopranos; Heather Jewson, mezzo; StephenRalls, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416· 735-7982 (Aide·burgh), 416-978-3744 (UofT). ; (sr/st).- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Seasonal Music for Christmas. Brit·ten: Ceremony of Carols; works by Cornelius,Wright, Daley. Caroline Leonardelli, harp; YUWomen's Chorus, Lisette Canton, director.Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 KeeleSt. 416· 736-5888. $12; (st).llithFaculty of MusicUniversity of TorontoDISCOVERYRECITALS----,,..,,.,..-~-=-~----::==::;;z----:;-~----;:;-:iCHARLENESANTONIsopranoTake your partners!HEATHERJEWSONmezzoSon gs and duets by Schubert, Britten, Berlioz, Brahms andStrauss, ending with the trio from RosenkavalierSponsored byf{BCIri 11a11cia IGrrn1pTuesday November 28,7:30p.m.WALTER HALLTickets $ 16/( 416) 978-3744WWW. THEWHOLENOTE. COM 43

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