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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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Music TORONTOLOUISE BESSETTETuesdayDec. 6 at 8 pm• 8:00: Music Toronto. Louise Bessette, piano.Finnissy: Tangos; Messiaen: Petites esquissesd’oiseaux; Takemitsu: Rain Tree SketchII – In memoriam Olivier Messiaen; Arcuri:Des jardins sauvages (world premiere); Debussy;Estampes (La soirée dans Grenade); 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: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. An IndigoChristmas: Navidad Nuestra. Afro-Latino andAndean rhythms. A. Ramirez: Misa Criolla;Navidad Nuestra. Maderaz Latin Music; COBA(Collective of Black Artists). Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or 416-340-0550. and up.A. Concerts in the GTAWednesday December 07• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Gordon Mansell, organ andmusic director. 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Giles Bryant, organ;Beverley Bell, soprano. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 7:30: Dancap Productions. Memphis.See Dec 6.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:Contemporary Conversations. Original materialand jazz standards. Nancy Walker, piano;Bruce Cassidy, trumpet. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Nov 30.• 7:00: Scarborough Concert Band. CommunityConcert Series 1. Denis Mastromonaco,conductor. Scarborough Retirement Centre,148 Markham Rd. 905-693-9867. Free.• 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. The ThreeCantors in Concert. Ancient church music tospirituals to Broadway. Angus Sinclair, accompaniment.300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884x333. /(adv). Reception to follow. Netproceeds to Primate’s World Relief & DevelopmentFund.• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festivalof Carols. With Festival Brass. Noel Edison,conductor; Richard Ouzounian, narrator; MichaelBloss, organ. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x24.–; –(sr); (25 and under).• 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.A Welsh Christmas: Seasonal Favourites. AmyBourdon, soprano; William Woloschuk, director.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-410-2254 or 1-877-410-2254. . AlsoDec 11(mat).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: A Seasonal Celebration.Pinkham: Christmas Cantata; and worksby Gjeilo, Daley, Poulenc and others. MacMillanSingers; Women’s Chorus; Women’s ChamberEnsemble; Men’s Chorus; Hilary Apfelstadt,Ana Alvarez, David Holler, conductors; membersof U of T Wind Ensemble. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Seasonal Concert. Etobicoke CollegiateAuditorium, 86 Montogmery Rd., Etobicoke.John Edward Little, conductor. 416-410-1570.December 7, 2011 | 7:30 pmYorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge StreetFestivalof Carols11/12Noel EdisonArtistic DirEctor; (sr); (st); free(child).• 8:00: Queen of Puddings Music Theatre.New Voices. Concert drama of 15 vocal andinstrumental pieces based on poetry of C. Morgenstern.Gubaidulina: Galgenlieder à 3 (GallowsSongs). Betty Allison, soprano; RyanScott, percussion; Joseph Phillips, double bass;Dáirine Ní Mheadhra, John Hess, music directors.Tank House Theatre, Young Centre for thePerforming Arts, 55 Mill St. 416-866-8666.; (sr/st/arts worker).• YOUR EVENT COULD BE LISTED HERElistings@thewholenote.comEnjoy musicand stories forthe season!Noel Edison conductorRichard Ouzounian narratorToronto Mendelssohn ChoirFestival Brasstickets–seNiORs –VOx tix fOR 25 & uNdeR 416-598-0422 / www.tmchoir.orgWolcum Yule!FeaturingCeremony of CarolsEGLINTON ST. GEORGE’Sby Benjamin BrittenUNITED CHURCHwith guest Harpist Judy LomanandCommunity carols by Candle Lightled by Choristers of Eglinton St. George’s United ChurchFred Kimball Graham, conductorSunday 11 December, 7 p.m.Freewill offering benefitting“Out of the Cold”Eglinton St. George’s United Church35 Lytton Blvd at DuplexTel. 416-481-1141 ex. 250www.esgunited.org48 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

Tuesday November 01• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Faculty Recital. PatriciaDydnansky, flute; Erika Reiman, piano.Concordia Seminary Chapel, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550. x3817. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. The Reiner Trio. Schumann: completepiano trios. Laurence Kayeleh, violin; ElizabethDolin, cello; Paul Stewart, piano. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Wednesday November 02• 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Hannah Jackson, cello and Samuel Dharma,piano. Works by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff.Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.Wednesday Noon Concerts. Hambourg-Mc-Donald Duo, violin and piano. 54 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-576-2129. Free.Thursday November 03• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon: Trio Laurier. Paul Pulford, cello;Leslie De’Ath, piano; Stephen Sitarski, violin.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 UniversityAve. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150.Free.Friday November 04• 7:00: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir. FundraisingConcert. Immaculate Heart of Mary RomanCatholic Church, 934 Highway 8, StoneyCreek. 905-643-1637 or 905-643-3738. .• 8:00: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario. TRIO(violin, cello & piano). Schoenfield: Café Music;Shostakovich: Suite for Jazz Orchestra No.1;Turina: Trio No.2 in b for violin, cello and pianoOp.76; Gershwin: Three Preludes (transcribedby Heifetz); Piazzolla: Le grand tango for celloand piano. Caroline Chéhadé, violin; MichaelNicolas, cello; Marie-Hélène Trempe, piano. St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 425 CentreSt. N., Prescott. 613-925-0737 or 613-925-5050. ; (child). Also Nov 24 (in Sudbury)and Nov 26 (in Sault-Ste. Marie).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.The Magic of Hugh Russell. Mozart: SymphonyNo.3 in D “Paris”; Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer;Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D. Hugh Russell,baritone; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centrein the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. –.Also Nov 5.• 8:00: University of Western Ontario DonWright Faculty of Music. UWO SymphonyOrchestra. Estacio: Variations on a Memory;Hummel: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra;Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 Op.90 “Italian.”Peter Gajdek, trumpet; Geoffrey Moull, conductor.Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College,1151 Richmond St., London. 519-672-8800 or1-800-265-1595. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. Piano Recital.Gabriel Chodos, piano. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo.519-884-0710 x2150. ; (sr/st).B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS issue: Barrie, Brantford, Cobourg, Dundas, Guelph,Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Orillia, Owen Sound,Peterborough, Port Hope, Prescott, St. Catharines, Sault Ste. Marie,Stoney Creek, Sudbury, and WaterlooSaturday November 05• 7:00: Dublin Street United Church. CelebratingDublin’s Music! Folk songs and spirituals.Chancel Choir, Martin Anderle, organ/piano/director; Cherub Choir, Chime Choir, JoyfulNoise, Handbell Choir. 68 Suffolk St. W.,Guelph. 519-821-0610.• 7:30: All Saints’ Anglican Church. NewOrgan Extravaganza Celebration Concert. AlisonClark, organ. 400 Northfield Dr. W., Waterloo.519-884-6600. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Barrie Concerts. Tchaikovsky Spectacular.Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.4;Symphony No.5. Toronto Concert Orchestra;Lang Ning Lin, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor.Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscriptiononly.• 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Triumph of the Spirit.Choral tribute and multi-media concert presentationinspired by Holocaust survivor JohnFreund. Guests: Chorus Niagara Children’sChoir; Talisker Players. Calvary Church, 89Scott St., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550x3257. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. TheMagic of Hugh Russell. See Nov 4.• 8:00: Renaissance Singers. Celtic Voices.Choral settings influenced by music from Scotland,Ireland, Wales and the Maritimes. Guest:Kettle’s On, Celtic band. Knox PresbyterianChurch, 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-745-0675. ; (sr); (st); (st with ID).Sunday November 06• 2:30: Orchestra Kingston. Opening Concert.Holst: “Mars” from The Planets; Sibelius:Finlandia Op.25; Ferdinand: Concertinofor Trombone Op.4; Mercure: Kaleidoscope;Dvořák: selected Slavonic Dances. Taylor Donaldson,trombone. Salvation Army Citadel, 816Centennial Drive, Kingston. 613-389-8110.; (sr).• 2:30: Patricia Dydnansky, flute and ErikaReiman, piano. In Recital. Works by C.P.E.Bach, Debussy, Schubert, Gluck and Gaubert.MacNeill Baptist Church, 1145 King St. W.,Hamilton. 905-308-9053. ; (sr/st).• 3:00: Wellington Winds. Winds and Songs.Works by Bernstein, Wagner, Herberman, Reed,Cable and others. Laura Pudwell, mezzo; DanielWarren, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church,50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-579-3097. ;(sr); free(st).Monday November 07• 7:30: Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial HospitalVolunteer Committee/Orillia Wind Ensemble.Joint Effort XI. Variety concert featuringEven Steven, Orillia Wind Ensemble, OrilliaVocal Ensemble, Lake Country Harmony, SudsSutherland and others. Orillia Opera House, 20Mississauga St. W., Orillia. 705-326-8011.. Proceeds to support the hospital.Tuesday November 08• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon. Piano, voice and instrumentalstudents. Concordia Seminary Chapel,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.• 12:30: McMaster School of the Arts.Lunchtime Concert Series. Antoine Joubert,piano. Convocation Hall, 1280 Main St., Hamilton.905-525-9140 x27038. Free.Wednesday November 09• 12:00 noon: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Noon Hour Concerts: OnePiano – Two Players. Marcell and ElizabethBergmann, piano. Conrad Grebel UniversityCollege Chapel, 140 Westmount Rd., Waterloo.519-885-0220 x24226. Free.• 12:15 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.Wednesday Noon Concerts. Klaehn-Murch jazzduo, saxophone and guitar. 54 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-576-2129. Free.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Su Jeon, piano. Haydn: Piano SonataNo.62 in E-flat; Chopin: Ballade No.2; ScherzoNo.1; Dutilleux: Piano Sonata. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); .Thursday November 10• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon. Hauko Wessel, violin; RolandPröll, piano. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710x2150. Free.• 12:30: University of Western OntarioDon Wright Faculty of Music. UWO ChamberOrchestra. R. Strauss: Serenade for WindsOp.7. Mozart: Adagio and Rondo for Violin andOrchestra K261 and K373; Barber: Adagio forStrings; Wagner: Siegfried Idyll. Zachary Peterson,violin. Geoffrey Moull, conductor. VonKuster Hall, UWO, 1151 Richmond St., London.519-661-3767. Free.Friday November 11• 8:00: Kingston Symphony. Kingston Remembers.Songs from the war years, including“White Cliffs of Dover,” “We’ll Meet Again,”“I’ll Be Seeing You,” and others. Kingston GospelTemple, 2295 Princess St., Kingston. 613-530-2050. –.Saturday November 12• 7:30: Northumberland Orchestra andChoir. Noel. Music for the Christmas spirit.Trinity United Church, 284 Division St., Cobourg.905-372-2210. ; (sr); (st);free(under 12, accompanied by adult).• 8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. ImaginingHome. P. Murray: The Echo; Tavener: Svyati.Giest: Ben Bolt-Martin, cello. Knox PresbyterianChurch, 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-725-7549. ; (sr/st); (high school with ID).• 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLUChoirs. Lee Willingham, director. First UnitedChurch, 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. ; (sr/st).Sunday November 13• 2:00: Chamber Music Hamilton. CeciliaString Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet No.16 inE-Flat; Sokolovic: Commedia dell’Arte; Dvořák:String Quartet No.13 in G Op.106. HamiltonConservatory for the Arts, 126 James St.S., Hamilton. 905-525-7429. ; (sr);(st).• 2:30: Gregorian Music. Penderecki StringQuartet with Anya Alexeyev, piano. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscription.• 3:00: Chamber Music Orillia. InauguralConcert. Mozart: “Toy Symphony”; Vivaldi:Concerto for Four Violins. Featuring localchildren playing toy instruments. St. James’Anglican Church, 58 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-833-2202. ; (st; ID required); (ages5–18).• 3:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. ImaginingHome. P. Murray: The Echo; Tavener: Svyati.Giest: Ben Bolt-Martin, cello. St. John theEvangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N.,Kitchener. 519-725-7549. ; (sr/st);(high school with ID).• 3:00 Georgian Bay Symphony. KathrynTremills Home Again. Bach: Harpsichord Concertoin d; Mozart: Quintet for Piano and WindsK542; Martinů: La Revue de Cuisine. KathrynTremills, piano. Division Street United Church,997 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-372-0212..50; (sr); (under 25).• 3:00: Guelph Concert Band. Planes, Trainsand Automobiles. Music inspired by variousforms of transportation, including “Flight,”“Walking Tune,” “Ghost Train,” “The Red Balloon”and music from “Titanic.” Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph.519-824-0022 x73065. ; (sr/st);(high school eyeGo/child).• 3:00: Wellington Winds. Winds and Songs.Works by Bernstein, Wagner, Herberman, Reed,Cable and others. Laura Pudwell, mezzo; DanielWarren, conductor. Grandview Baptist Church,250 Old Chicopee Dr., Kitchener. 519-579-3097. ; (sr); free(st).• 7:00: Wilfrid Laurier University. WLUJazz Ensemble. Ron Schirm, conductor. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave.W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Norteño. Tangos by Piazzollaand Provencher. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); .Tuesday November 15• 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon. Voice students. ConcordiaSeminary Chapel, 500 Glenridge Ave.,St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.Wednesday November 16• 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. JanetRead, organ, and Carol Hardy, flute. St. Andrew’sPresbyterian Church, 47 Owen St.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 12:00 noon: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Noon Hour Concerts:Honkyoku Duet. Traditional solos and contemporaryduets. Gerard Yun, shakuhachi; KathrynLadano, bass clarinet. Conrad Grebel UniversityCollege Chapel, 140 Westmount Rd., Waterloo.519-885-0220 x24226. Free.• 12:15 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.Wednesday Noon Concerts. Leith Quartet withDouglas Haas, organ. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-576-2129. Free.• 7:30: Plumbing Factory Brass Band. Musicfor Royal Occasions. Walton: Crown Imperial;Purcell: The Fairy Queen (overture); Telemann:La Majesté; also works by Haydn,Sousa, Tchaikovsky and others. Byron UnitedChurch, 420 Boler Rd., London. 519-471-1250or 519-659-3600. ; (st).Thursday November 17• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon. Marcus Scholtes, violin andpiano. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 UniversityAve. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710x2150. Free.• 7:15: Skyliners Big Band. In Concert atBarrie City Hall. Music from the big band eraNovember 1 – December 7, 2011 49

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