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Volume 13 - Issue 2 - October 2007

WE ARE All Music's

WE ARE All Music's CHILDRENby mJ BuellOCTOBER'S Child ...While we're on the topic of little soloangels: this one is now renowned formaking music on the mountain,among other places. She's no orphan,but Vivaldi's s Scuola has a specialplace in her life.Think you might know whoOctober's child is?Send your best guess tomusicschildren@thewholenote.comWinners will be selected by randomdraw among correct replies receivedby October 15 2007.photo circa 1969, Montreal.SEPfEl\IBER'S Child ... was Angela HewittI just picked up a copy of the WholeNote and it opened to a picture ofmy old girlfriend!!! At least that's what I told my mother back in 1964!(about the time the photo was taken) . Angela Hewitt was a great friendof mine from Grade 1 to 5 in Ottawa in a little subdivision of wartimehouses. She and I attended McGregor Eason public school. We bothloved music (of course she was the child prodigy). I remember goingto her house and watching her play the piano and dance the "SwordDance".(Rick Comrie, Cambridge Ontario).. .Around dinner time I turned the radio on CBC to listen to the news.A program was already in progress and I heard a woman describingher concert tour and that she likes to stop in Ottawa to visit her momand recover from jet lag .... The nursing home took the initiative to bringin a little Steinway for her to play since the piano they had was not upto scratch. As I listened, it was sort of like your child "who is it" photoquiz because the woman speaking made me wonder who she was. Shegave a performance of Bach and Chopin for her mother and her fellowresidents at her seniors' centre. Ms. Hewitt reported (on the radio) thata man who for years did not speak, began to sing all the words to ahymn that she played. Residents and staff were moved to tears as theythought he was mute. Music is indeed the best medicine ...(Trina Wasilewski, Toronto)100 Voice Welsh Male Choir 34Acrobat Music 53Aldeburgh Connection 35All the King's Voices 19Amici 40Artists of the RCM 43ATMA Classi ue 5Buxtehude Symposium 13Canadian Opera Company 23CanClone Services 53Celtic Christmas 43Christ Church Deer Park Jazz Vespers 25Christ Church Deer Park NoondayChamber Music 30Christmas Opera Company 48City of Toronto Historic Museums 17Classical 96.3 FM 63CONTACT: New Adventures in SoundArt 22Continuum Contemporary Music 38Cosmo Music 21DaCapo Chamber Choir 46Doolittle Concert Series 31Duo Concertante 46Elmer lseler Singers 18Etobicoke Centennial Choir 52Etobicoke Community Concert Band 3828Back to Ad IndexEtobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra 38Eve Egoyan 34Exultate Chamber Singers 39George Heinl 14Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra 44Hannaford Street Silver Band 32Harknett Musical Services 21Heliconian Hall 27Hymn Society, Southern Ontario Chapter 39International Bach Festival 37Jazz at Royal ork 24John Steich Jan Jarczyk 24Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orch.46Long McQuade 16Marjorie Sparks 43Mikrokosmos 53Miles Nadal JCC 37Mimico Chamber Orchestra 32Music at Metropolitan 38Music Gallery 23, 34Music Toronto 7, 31, 33, 36, 41New Music Concerts 11 , 36Off Centre Music Salon 42Old Mill Inn and Spa 25OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio 2Opera Atelier 11Opera By Re uest 39, 51index of advertisersWWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COMEarliest musical memory?Learning how to play the piano from themethod written by Boris Berlin (my motherwas my teacher): there was a piece withopen fifths in the bass and an Indian tuneabove ...Where did music, both formal andinformal, fit into your everyday life?Music was a part of life at home as bothmy parents were wonderful musicians. 1evidently asked my mother for a lessonevery day. She didn't have to push me atall. 1 found it fun. We have a tape of meplaying at the age I was in the photo-it'svery funny to hear, but also very telling,as I was obviously taught how to playmusically right from the beginning withgood phrasing, articulation, dynamics,and timing.Do you remember ever thinking youwould do anything else?At one point I wondered if I should go toballet school (about the time I was 14years old), but 1 knew I was better at the piano, so didn't.If you could time travel and meet face to face with the little personin that photo, is there anything you'd like to tell them?No, not really. 1 think life has to be discovered ... I suppose I couldsay, "Now, don't go skipping in the mud in that dress ", which waswhat I was always doing, much to my mother's despair!CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!( and keep up the good guessing!)Lynda Moon, Rick Comrie, Mark Szumigaj, and James Bailey willreceive The Well Tempered Clavier (a 4-CD box set! ); JohannSebastian Bach; on the Hyperion label (CDS44291/4).Anika Jehn, Jane Marvy, Tom Box and Trina Wasilewski will receiveBach Gamba Sonatas; Johann Sebastian Bach; on the Orfeo label (C693 071A). This is Angela Hewitt's first chamber music CD, with theGerman cellist, Daniel Miiller-Schott.Music's Children gratefully acknowledges the generous and goodhumouredparticipation of Adrienne Lloyd, Christina Daysog, DavidFeick, and the good people at SRI.Opera in Concert 40Opera ork 27Opera-IS 47Orchestra Toronto 36Orchestras Mississauga 32Orpheus Choir 42Oshawa Durham Symphony Orch.45Pas uale Bros. 53Pax Christi Chorale 35Peter Mahon 18Piano Keyboard Centre 23Piano Gallery, The 17Queensmen of Toronto 50RCM Community School 50RCM Glenn Gould School 29Remenyi House of Music 52Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts 43Sehnsucht 39Sinfonia Toronto 15Sound Post 22Soundstreams Canada 9Southern Ontario Chamber MusicInstitute 30SRI Canada 3Steve's Music 20Tafelmusik 4Tallis Choir 35Three Sopranos a Baritone 32Toronto Bach Festival 4Toronto Children's Chorus 40Toronto Consort 26Toronto Mas ue Theatre 27Toronto Mass Choir 13Toronto Mendelssohn Choir 19Toronto Operetta Theatre 26Toronto Philharmonia 33Toronto Sinfonietta 38Toronto Symphony Orchestra 64Toronto outh Wind Orchestra 21Tryptych Productions 40, 51krainian Bandurist Chorus 41niversity of TorontoFaculty of Music 15Verity Graphics Web Design 57Via Salzburg 31Visual and Performing ArtsNewmarket 42Vocal Art Forum 49Wendy Dobson 35WholeNote Classifieds 53WholeNote MarketPlace 54, 55WholeNote: Who's Reading It 6, 62Women's Musical Club 34O CTOBER 1 - N OVEMBER 7 2007

CONCERT LISTINGSToronto & GTAIn. this issue: Metro Toronto, Brampton, Markham,M1ss1ssauga, Oakville, Pickering, Thornhill.Concerts beyond the GTA PAGE 44Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 47Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 48Announcements/Workshops/Etcetera PAGE 49Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled .Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Monday October 01- 7:15: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. WurlitzerTheatre Organ Pops. Music of Big Band, 20sand 30s, classical and jazz. Chris Gorsuch,performer. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416·499-6262. (door);(advance).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Los Angeles Guitar Ouartet. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.;.- 8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio.Glenn Gould· Russia and Russian ChamberMusic. Works by Scriabin, Prokofiev, andShostakovich. Andre Laplante, piano. 250Front St. West. 416·205·5555. .- 8:00: dance OREMUS Danse. A MemorialTribute Performance for HortenseKooluris. Isadora Duncan Dancers: AdrienneRamm (NYC), Gemze de Lappe (NYC), ReikiMorita (Tokyo) and Paul-James Dwyer(Toronto). Timothy Eaton Memorial Church,Flora McCrea Auditorium, 230 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-410-5938. D.- 8:00: Panasonic Theatre. MenopauseOut Loud! Book & lyrics by Jeanie Linders.Jayne Lewis, Nicole Robert, Cynthia Jones,Rose Ryan & Jenny Hall, performers. 651Yonge St. 416-872-1111. .95. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.Tuesday October 02O CTOB ER 1 - N OVEMBE R 7 2007Back to Ad Index- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/SugarbeatsEnsemble. The RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber Series:Musica Oo/ce. Baroque Chamber Music byBach & Telemann; Couperin: the Apotheosis ofLully. CDC orchestra; Aradia Ensemble andSugarbeats Ensemble. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231 . Free.- 12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice Performance Class. Studentperformances. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic.JauatNoon. Mike Murley Trio. ACELounge, 219 Accolade E. YU. 4700 Keele St.416-736-5186. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro. Julia Jones,conductor; Guillaume Bernardi, director;Morris Ertman, set designer; Ann Curtis,costume designer; Heidi Strauss, choreogra·pher; CDC Orchestra and Chorus. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. -5;(age 16-29 and rush). For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall/RBI Productions. Globe Trotting: TheChieftains. Guest: Jimmy Rankin. MasseyHall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50·.50.- 8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio/Small World Music Festival. Tribute toGlenn Gould. Hilario Duran and David Virelles,piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.West. 416-205-5555. .- 8:30: Hugh's Room. David Occhipinti . CDRelease. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;(adv).Wednesday October 03- 12:00 noon: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. PeterNikiforuk, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.- 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. TheRichard Bradshaw Amphitheatre World MusicSeries: Solo Tabla. Ustad llmas Hussain Khan.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 7:30: Friends of Herman Geiger·Torel/University of Toronto. The Tore/Concert. Raffi Armenian, conductor; Universityof Toronto Symphony Orchestra; RussellBraun, Adrienne Pieczonka, Susan Platts andothers. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.;;. To establish the Torel Lecturesat Faculty of Music.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall/Small World Music. Globe Trotting:Mariza, Portuguese fado. Massey Hall, 15Shuter St. 416·872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: TSO. Repin Plays Prokofiev.Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2; Ravel: Daphniset Chloe. Vadim Repin, violin; TorontoMendelssohn Choir; Thomas Dausgaard,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -3.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Jory Nash/BrianMacMillan. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416·531 -6604. ;(adv).- 9:00pm& 10:15pm: Mezzetta Restaurant.Wednesday Concert Series. YiddishSwingtet: Jonna Lightstone, clarinet; JordanClapman, keyboard; Tony Quarrington, guitar.681 St. Clair Ave. West. 416-658-5687. cover.CONCERT SEASONRoyal Conservatory OrchestraDANCE AND ROMANCEUri Mayer conductorProgram to include:KODALY Dances from GalantaDEBUSSY NocturnesPROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet (selections fromBallet Suites I & II)FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 8PMTRIBUTE TO MAESTRO RICHARD BRADSHAWPeter Oundjian conductorProgram to include:BRITTEN Peter Grimes: Four Sea InterludesBEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 8PMToronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge Street) adults, students & seniors416.872.1111www.rcmusic.ca/concerts•••WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COMCanadiankerita~ePatrimoinecanadien29

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