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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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• 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Subscription Concert #1. Beethoven:Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor”; Vaughan Williams:Symphony No.2. Coral Solomon, piano;Norman Reintamm, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre,5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-879-5566. –; –(sr/st);free(under 12).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. June Garber: There is aStory in Every Song. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ; (st/industrywith ID).• 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band/AmadeusChoir. The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.Jenkins. Also works by Lau, Croall, Somersand Chatman. Lydia Adams, conductor. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Judith Humenick and Associates.The Braden/Michels/Restivo Jazz Project. Contemporaryand traditional jazz standards andoriginal compositions. Julie Michels, vocals;Dave Restivo, piano; Kieran Overs, bass; DanielBarnes, drums; guest: Don Braden, saxophonesand flute. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Diana Panton, jazz vocalst. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. ThePlanets. Holst: The Planets (Mars, Venus, Mercuryand Jupiter); Bowser: A Moment Here onEarth; Debussy: Clair de Lune; Williams: StarWars (main theme); E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial(main theme); and other works. David Bowser,conductor. Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’sCollege School, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-628-9195. ; (sr); (st). 7:30: Pre-concertchat.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. The 3 Cohensand Jamey Haddad. Anat Cohen, tenor saxophoneand clarinet; Yuval Cohen, soprano saxophone;Avishai Cohen, trumpet; Jamey Haddad,SATURDAY at 8 pmNovember 12, 2011 *P.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughBEETHOVENPiano Concerto no. 5“Emperor”Coral Solomon piano2010 Clifford Poole Piano Competition WinnerR. VAUGHANWILLIAMSSymphony no. 2Regular adult, st/sr (under 12 free)Premium adult, st/sr(under 12 free)* Subscription Concerts 1 & 2A. Concerts in the GTApercussion, and his Arab Jazz Ensemble. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart and Friends. SeeNov 10.• 8:00: Tapestry New Opera. Pub Operas.See Nov 10.• 8:00: Toronto Korean-Canadian Choir.32nd Annual Fall Concert. Hoon-Mo Kim, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-9388. $TBA.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Crazy toKill: A Detective Opera. See Nov 11.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Lang Lang Plays Beethoven 4. Smetana: “TheMoldau” from Má vlast; Martinů: SymphonyNo.6 “Fantaisies symphoniques”; Beethoven:CBSO_Ad_Nov2011 10/12/11 10:35 Piano AM Concerto Page No.4. 1 Lang Lang, piano; PeterOundjian, conductor; Toronto Symphony YouthCATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA2011–2012NORMAN REINTAMM artistic directorSATURDAY at 8 pmDecember 17, 2011 *P.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughSpecial Guest ArtistsCHRIS MCKHOOL ANDTHE SULTANS OF STRING2010 JUNO Nominees and“Canada’s ambassadors ofmusical diversity”with their thrilling global sonic tapestry ofSpanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms,and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebratingmusical fusion and human creativity withwarmth and virtuosity.In keeping with the season, a selection ofChristmas fare featuring a CBSO favourite,soprano JENAVIEVE | 416.879.5566Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–$179.Sunday November 13• 2:00: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. See Nov 10.• 2:00: Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Nov 2.• 2:00: Philip Fournier. Organ Solo. Bach:Concerto No.1 in G; Fantasy and Fugue in g;Bruhns: Praeludium in e; Schneidemann: Erbarmdich mein, O Herre Gott; Praetorius: Erbarmdich mein, O Herre Gott; Bohm: Freu dichsehr, O Meine Seele. Oratory of St. Philip Neri,Holy Family Church. 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters:David Louie, piano, Marie Bérard, violin, andBryan Epperson, cello. Brahms: Piano Trio No.1;R. Schumann: Toccata for Piano in C; Intermezzofrom F.A.E. Sonata; Adagio and Allegroin A-flat; C. Schumann: Romanze in D-flat; Allegrettofrom Piano Trio in g. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 2:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 2:00: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.20th Century Masters. Copland: Variations ona Shaker Melody; Grainger: Scotch Strathspeyand Reel; Holst: “Jupiter” from The Planets;Balmages: Pele for French Horn and Wind Ensemble.Christopher Gongos, French horn; AndrewChung, music director. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Sound Post. Fall Salon Concert. Sonatasby Bach, Beethoven and Debussy. TomArtist in Residence SponsorWiebe, cello; Sanae Nakajima, piano. 93 GrenvilleSt. 416-971-6990 x244. Free. Limitedseating; call to reserve.• 2:30: Performing Arts York Region. Incontridi Canna Trio. Shostakovich: Piano TrioOp.8; Brahms: Piano Trio Op.87; Pärt: “MozartAdagio” for violin, cello and piano Op.97;Beethoven: Piano Trio Op.97 “Archduke.” KaKit Tam, piano; Thomas Williams, violin; WilliamFindlay, cello. Thornhill PresbyterianChurch, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-886-7905. ; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Gallery 345. A Gallery of Harp &Song. An afternoon of original and folkloric music.Sharlene Wallace, harp; Sora, singer-songwriterand multi-instrumentalist. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Hart House. Sunday Concert Series:648th Concert. Erica Iris Huang, mezzo; EmilyHamper, piano. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free.• 3:00: St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church.Jazz Vespers. Paul Pacanowski’s MellifluenceTrio and guests explore relationship betweenspirituality and improvised music. 723 BalmoralDr., Bramalea. 905-458-8332 or 905-792-2279. .• 3:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. RussianRomance. Lau: Sea of Blossoms; Tchaikovsky:Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat; Symphony No.4in f. Lang Ning Liu, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-9388 or 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr/st).• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. 101Pianists. Schubert: Marche Militaire. LangLang, piano; 100 young pianists. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). .Andrew Chung, Music Director2011/2012 Seasonfeaturing Artist in ResidenceChristopher Gongos, French Horn20th Century MastersNovember 13, 2011 at 2 pmfeaturing works by Gustav Holst,Percy Grainger, and Aaron CoplandBallet, Broadway andthe Big ScreenApril 22, 2012 at 2 pmincluding music fromStar Wars, West Side Story,and The Firebird SuiteTickets: /905-787-8811www.rhcentre.caFor more information visitwww.silverthornsymphonicwinds.ca34 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Mozart and Friends. SeeNov 10.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Colleen Allen, saxophone; George Koller,bass; Rob Piltch, guitar. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Freewill offering.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Jorge Lopez Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Pwyc.• 7:00: Classica Artist Management International.Tribute to Franz Liszt. Liszt: MephistoWaltz; Funerailles; Spanish Rhapsody; Lisztand Gounod: Faust Waltz; Liszt and Paganini:La Campanella; Liszt and Wagner: Isoldes liebestod.Ellen Annor Adjei, piano; Eric Friesen,narrator. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-205-5555. .• 7:00: Symphony on the Bay. Beethoven’sNinth. Estacio: Frenergy; de Saraste: CarmenFantasy; Ridout: Fall Fair; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.9 in d Op.125. Janet Obermeyer, soprano;Christie Derksen, mezzo; Darryl Edwards,tenor; Todd Wieczorek, bass; Masterworks ofOakville Chorus, Charles Demuynck, director.Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 LocustSt., Burlington. 905-526-6690. ; (sr);(st 14-20); (13 and under).Monday November 14• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical InstrumentalRecital. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: Nora Shulman,flute and Judy Loman, harp. Debussy: Préludeà l’après-midi d’un faune; Liebermann: Sonatafor flute and harp; Schaposchnikov: Sonata;Murphy: Trio for flute, viola and harp (Ontariopremiere); Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango. Guest:Rennie Regehr, viola. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sound of Toronto JazzConcert Series: Have Strings, Will Swing. AaronWeinstein, violin; Jon Weber, piano. Old Mill InnDining Room, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641.; (st).Tuesday November 15• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Café Music. Bach: Birthday Cantata; Chopin:Nocturne in f; Scriabin: Etudes; Stravinsky:Firebird Suite. Lucas Porter, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: Student Showcase.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Men’s Choir. Toto: Africa;arrangements of works by Whalum, Loomer,Lennon/McCartney and others. Lisette Canton,director; Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Simon Walker, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 8:00: Talisker Players. Chamber MusicToronto Concert Orchestra presentsRussian RomanceTchaikovsky Symphony No. 4in F minorTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1in B flat minor Op.23Lau Sea of BlossomsGeorge Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the ArtsNOVEMBER 13, 3pm …“Without a doubt, this is one of the most excitingprograms we have ever taken on tour in Ontario.”“Pianist Lang Ning Liu brings both technique andpoetry to the piano concerto.” —Maestro Kerry StrattonTickets , Student | Senior Available at box office or call• Welland, Nov. 4 • Barrie, Nov. 5 • Orillia, Nov. 6,• Markham, Nov. 10 • Toronto, Nov. 13Series: Rumours of Peace. Coates: Cantata daRequiem; Kim: Now and Then; Rival: Red Moonand Other Songs of War (set to poems of Hardy,Sandburg, Teasdale and Bethune); E. Ross:Corpses Have Grown (set to poem by K. Saro-Wiwa); Roth: Songs in Time of War. Guests:Teri Dunn, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor;Justin Welsh, baritone; Ross Manson, actor/reader. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-466-1800 or 416-978-8849. ;(sr); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. AlsoNov 16.Wednesday November 16• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Imre Olah, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. TwoPianos Four Hands. See Nov 2.• 7:00: St. George’s Anglican Church. TheThree Cantors in Concert. Works by Bach, Gershwinand others. Peter Wall, William Cliff andDavid Picket; Angus Sinclair, accompanist. 77Randall Dr., Pickering Village, Ajax. 905-683-7981. . Proceeds to benefit the Primate’sWorld Relief and Development Fund.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. The AddamsFamily Musical. Book by Brickman and Elice,music and lyrics by Lippa. Douglas Sills (Gomez);Sara Gettelfinger (Morticia); MartinVidnovic (Mal Beineke); Crista Moore (AliceBeineke); Blake Hammond (Uncle Fester); andothers. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 416-644-3665 or 1-866-950-7469.–0. Runs Nov 16–27; start times vary.• 7:30: Marquee Productions. Aladdin. Musicby Menken, lyrics by Ashman and Rice. NewmarketTheatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket.905-953-5122. ; .50 (sr/under12). Also Nov 17-20.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensemble. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Talisker Players. Chamber Music Series:Rumours of Peace. See Nov 15.Thursday November 17• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/Jeunesses Musicales Canada. What to Do‘Til the Power Comes On. Compositions forpercussion inspired by electronic music. Worksby Lansky, Ligeti, Southam and Morphy (premiere).TorQ Percussion Quartet. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Just Brass! Gillian Mackay, conductor.1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Andiamo a Casa.Operatic music arranged for multiple pianos.Burgmueller: Fantasie brilliante on themes fromVerdi’s Emani; Rossini: Overture to L’Italiana inAlgeri (arr. Carulli); Diabelli: Fantasy on themesfrom Bellini’s Norma; Coste: Divertissementssur Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor; Pierne:Hymne, Marche et Danse from Verdi’s Aida.Andrea Grant, Mia Bach, pianos; guest: JeffreyMcFadden, guitar. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Mark Toews, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Noon: Cuban Rhapsody Duo.Jane Bunnett, soprano saxophone; HilarioDurán, piano. Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Public Library. Orchardviewers:Classic Music Performance. Emily Belvedere,harp; Melissa Wilmot, violin. 40 OrchardView Blvd., Room 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 2:00 and 7:30: Dancap Productions. TheAddams Family Musical. See Nov 16.• 7:30: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.Haydn: Piano Trio in C; Bloch: Three Nocturnes;Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Op.44. CatherineSulem, John Bailey and John Soloninka,violin; Dorothy Pellerin, viola; Shelly Wu andSusan Naccache, cello; Judy Lee, piano. TheDunfield, 77 Dunfield Ave. 416-481-8524.Free.• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. See Nov 10.Rumoursof PeaceTeri Dunn, sopranoLawrence Wiliford, tenorJustin Welsh, baritoneRoss Manson, actor/readerTalisker Players, strings, winds, piano,harp, percussionNovember 15 & 16, 2011 | 8 pmTrinity St. Paul’s CentreTickets: | | 416-978-8849 | uofttix.cawww.taliskerplayers.caNovember 1 – December 7, 2011 35

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