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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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Pantone versionCMYK versionBlack & White version• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 8:00: Small World Music/Music Gallery.Minor Empire. Orgu Ozman, vocals; Ozan Bozand Michael Occhipinti, guitar; Chris Gartner,bass; Debashis Sinha, percussion; IsmailHakki Fencioglu, oud; Didem Basar, kanun.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-536-5439./(adv).• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: The Wonder ThatIs India. See Nov 3.• 8:00: York University Department of Music.Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory “open mic” setup, hosted bythe studios of Casey Sokol; performers andobservers welcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio,235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 9:00: Jazz at Oscar’s. P.R.A.M. Trio. Traditionaljazz piano trio with contemporary musicstyles. Arbor Room, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free.Saturday November 05• 11:00 and 2:00: Canadian Opera Company.Hansel and Gretel. Humperdinck. School tourproduction. Xstrata Ensemble Studio School.Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227Front St. E. 416-363-8231. ; (sr/st);(under 16).• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. TwoPianos Four Hands. See Nov 2.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Fela!See Nov 1.• 2:00 and 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: TheWonder That Is India. See Nov 3.• 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz Vespers:Autumn Reflections. Larry Bond Trio (BruceRedstone, saxophone; Bob Mills, bass; LarryBond, piano). St. Aidans on the Beach, 60 SilverbirchAve. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering.Proceeds to Beach United Church.NOCTURNESIN THE CITYIVAN ZENATY, violinSTAN BOGUNIA, pianoA. Concerts in the GTA• 7:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto UkrainianMale Chamber Choir. 120th Anniversary ofUkrainians in Canada. Celebrating 120 yearsof Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Featuringworks by Kuzmenko and Hurko. Guests: LysenkoChoir (Het Lysenko Koor) from The Netherlands.Runnymede United Church, 432 RunnymedeRd. 416-246-9880 or 416-763-2197.; (sr/st).• 7:30: Humbercrest United Church. TrilliumBrass Quintet. Guest: Erica Warder, soprano. 16Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122. ; (sr);(st). Proceeds to restoration fund.• 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society. BenefitConcert in support of the Compass FoodBank. Guest: Peter Stoll, clarinet. First UnitedChurch, 151 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga.905-278-7059. ; (sr); (youth).• 7:30: Music on the Donway. The HurricanesBig Band. Donway Covenant United Church,230 The Donway W. 416-444-8444. ;(st with ID or 12 and under).• 7:30: Ontario Cross-Cultural Music Society.BMO “Our Home, Our Song” Gala Concert.Yellow River Piano Concerto; Suppé: LightCavalry Overture; other works. Wu Qian, piano;Ken Chen, gaohu; Ho Xiao Mei, pipa; OCMSPhilharmonic Orchestra; OCMS Choir; and otherorchestral ensembles; Chuen Tam, musicdirector. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-566-6931 or 905-784-2028. –.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Don Giovanni. Mozart.See Nov 1.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. The GGS VocalShowcase. Students of the Glenn Gould Schoolpresent an evening of art songs and operaarias. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. .50.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Dvořák and Mendelssohn. See Nov 2.THE CHAMBER MUSICSOCIETY OF MISSISSAUGAMozart& MoreGREAT HALL SERIESMississauga SymphonyOrchestra principal string playerswith special guest Les AlltNOV. 5,8 PM• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Mendelssohn’sSymphony No.4 “Italian”: Gala OpeningNight. Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute;Grieg: Concerto for piano and orchestra; Mendelssohn:Symphony No.4 “Italian.” ChristinaPetrowska Quilico, piano; Kristian Alexander,conductor; Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Opera York. Madama Butterfly. SeeNov 3.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World, Pop andEverything in Between Series: Peter Yarrow andNoel Paul Stookey. Featuring “Puff the MagicDragon,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “Leaving ona Jet Plane,” and other folk song favourites.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 11:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Pot Pourri. Bravura, theBarnes Brothers, Jeff Madden and a cappellaensemble Countermeasure. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).Sunday November 06• 2:00: Jazz at Royal York. Richard WhitemanQuintet. Richard Whiteman, bass and piano;Amanda Tosoff, piano; Alison Young, saxophones;Lee Wallace, guitar; Sly Juhas, drums.Royal York Road United Church, 851 RoyalYork Rd. 416-231-1207. .• 2:00: Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Nov 2.• 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 2:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: The Wonder ThatIs India. See Nov 3.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Fela!See Nov 1.• 2:30: Christopher Burton. Piano music ofFranz Liszt. In celebration of the 200th anniversaryof the composer’s birth. Liszt: Sonata inb; Mazeppa; La leggierezza, and other works.Christopher Burton, piano. Women’s Art Associationof Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave. 416-462-9601. ; (st).• 3:00: Antonín Kubálek Projects. Music forAnton. Foley: Music for the Duke of York (premiere);also works by Janáček, Suk, Ravel,Music for AntonNovember 6Walter Hall at 3 p.m.Antonín Kubálek1935 - 2011Buczynski and others. Ivan Ženatý, violin; StanislavBogunia, piano; Rembrandt Trio, DanaCampbell, soprano; Richard Herriott, KarolinaKubálek, piano; Uxbridge Chamber Choir,Thomas Baker, director. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 905-836-1525. Free.• 3:00: Cantabile Choral of York Region.Feel the Spirit! Featuring music by Bach, spiritualsand other works. Robert Richardson, director;Lona Richardson, accompanist. St. AugustineAnglican Church, 1847 Bayview Ave.905-731-8318. ; (child).• 3:00: Chelsea Shanoff and TeresaVaughan. Intimate Echoes: An Afternoon ofSax and Piano. Works by Albright, Desenclos,Lemay, Romaniak and Schumann. Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 647-821-3863. ;(sr/st).• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Angela Hewitt,piano. Works by Bach, Ravel, Fauré and Debussy.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 3:30: Victoria Scholars. Solace: Songs ofRemembrance and Peace. An a cappella presentation.Victoria: Requiem; and works by Bell,Chatman, Cichocki, Daley and Mendelssohn.Guest: Windago Women’s Chorus, Elaine Choi,director. Blessed Sacrament Church, 24 CheritanAve. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).Nov. 5 at 6 pmSt. Wenceslaus Church496 Gladstone Ave.• 6:00: Nocturnes in the City. Ivan Ženatý,violin, and Stanislav Bogunia, piano. Works byMozart, Dvořák and Janáček. St. WenceslasChurch, 496 Gladstone Ave. 289-234-0264..• 8:00: Chamber Music Mississauga. Mozartand More. Works by Mozart, Roussel, Lau,Beethoven and McCauley. Principal string playersof the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra;Les Allt, flute and piccolo. Great Hall of UnitarianCongregation of Mississauga, 84 SouthService Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015.; (sr); (st); (family – 2 adultsand 2 children).30 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. black Freewill and offering. white• 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Fuzzy Logic. Works by Hortiguela, Höstman,Schroeder, Eddington (world premiere); Vivier.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-924-4945.; (sr/st/arts worker).Monday November 7• 10:15am: Young People’s Theatre. Seussical.Music by Flaherty, lyrics by Ahrens, book byAhrens and Flaherty. 165 Front St. E. 416-862-2222. –. Extended run to Dec 30. Novdates: 7–10, 12–17, 19–24, 26; 28–30; Decdates this issue: 1; 3–7. Mon/Tues/Thurs at10:15am and 1pm; Wed at 10:15am; Sat/Sunat 2pm. Exceptions: Nov 7 and 8 at 10:15amonly; Nov 9 and 10 at 1pm and 7pm.• 7:30: Cantabile Choral of York Region.Feel the Spirit! Featuring music by Bach, spiritualsand other works. Robert Richardson, director;Lona Richardson, accompanist. ThornhillPresbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill.905-731-8318. ; (child).• 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society.Organist John Lauter Accompanying Dr. Jekylland Mr. Hyde(1920). Great Hall of Casa Loma, 1Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262. .Tuesday November 08• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/ArrayEnsemble. Chamber Music Series: Three.T(w)o. One. Komorous: Sweet Queen; Kondo:Standing; Riley: Ritmos and Melos; Sacks: Lifein the Factory. Rebecca van der Post, violin;Stephen Clarke, piano; Rick Sacks, percussionand director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Thomas van der Luit, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters:Music, Conscience and Accountability.Concert in honour of Holocaust EducationWeek. Busch: String Sextet; Hartmann: StringQuartet No.1 “Carillon”; Tiessen: Two Piecesfor viola and piano. Artists of the Royal Conservatory(ARC) Ensemble. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Chamber Choir. Mozart: MissaBrevis in F; works by Palestrina, Victoria,Bruckner, Mendelssohn, Whitacre, Loomerand others. Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 8:00: Les AMIS. Ensemble Made in Canada.Works by Mahler, Mozart, Brahms and Richardson-Schulte.Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei,viola; Rachel Mercer, cello; Angela Park, piano.Toronto Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-773-7712. ; (sr); (st).Music TORONTOLISE DELA SALLETuesdayNov. 8 at 8 pm• 8:00: Music Toronto. Lise de la Salle, piano.Ravel: Miroirs; Debussy: Préludes (selections);Liszt: Ballade No.2; Funérailles; Mazeppa; andother works. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50–;(st; accompanying adult half price); payyour-age(ages18–35; plus facility and handlingfee).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart and Friends. Salieri:Sinfonia Veneziana; Haydn: SymphonyNo.45 in f-sharp “Farewell”; Mozart: SinfoniaConcertante in E-flat K297b; Dittersdorf:Concerto for two violins in D. Aisslinn Nosky,Julia Wedman, violin; Jeanne Lamon, director.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. –; –(sr); –(30and under).Wednesday November 09• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Simon Walker, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. TwoPianos Four Hands. See Nov 2.• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. A Nightof Brahms. Brahms: Gesang der Parzen; Nänie;Alto Rhapsody; Ein Deutsches Requiem. LeslieAnn Bradley, soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo;Michael York, baritone; Toronto MendelssohnChoir and Festival Orchestra, Noel Edison, conductor;Matthew Otto, associate conductor.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.–; (25 and under).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensemble. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.November 9, 2011 | 7:30 pmKoerner Hall, TELUS Centrefor Performance and Learning273 Bloor Street WestA Night ofNänieAlto RhapsodyEin DeutschesRequiemBrahms11/12Noel EdisonArtistic DirEctorNoel Edison conductorLeslie Ann Bradley sopranoSusan Platts mezzo-sopranoMichael York baritoneToronto Mendelssohn ChoirFestival Orchestratickets –Vox tix for 25 & under 416-408-0208 / www.rcmusic.caNovember 1 – December 7, 2011 31

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