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Volume 18 Issue 1 - September 2012

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A. Concerts in the GTAThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.A.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the currentB. issue, there are listings for events in Barrie, Guelph,Hamilton, Huntsville, Kitchener, London, Niagara-on-the-Lake,Orangeville, Owen Sound, Paris, Peterborough, Picton, Port Hope,Sarnia, St. Davids, Stratford and Waterloo. Starts on page 49.INC. Starts on page 52.D.THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses,workshops, singalongs and other music-related events(except performances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 55.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE The next issue covers the period fromOctober 1 to November 7, 2012. All listings must be received by6pm Wednesday August 15.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: 42 15City of Toronto8Lake OntarioMUSICAL THEATRE: LONG-RUN MUSICALS NOT LISTED DAILYAll long-run musicals appear only once and in detail in our daily concert listings (GTA/Beyond GTA), on the date of the first performance falling within the date rangecovered in this issue.First performance dates and times are as follows:September 01• 11:30am: Shaw Festival. Trouble in Tahiti. (Beyond GTA)2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival/Schulich Children’s Plays.You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. (Beyond GTA)• 8:00: Shaw Festival. Ragtime. (Beyond GTA)• 8:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival. 42nd Street. (Beyond GTA)September 02• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Pirates of Penzance. (Beyond GTA)September 05• 8:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Wanderlust. (Beyond GTA)Saturday September 01• 2:00 to 10:00: Contact ContemporaryMusic. INTERsection. Featuring music byAndriessen, Reich, Glass, T. Riley, J. Wolfe,D. Lang, Foley and others. Bang On A Can All-Stars; Contact; Scott Good’s Acid Brass; Edges;Jim Harley, the Knot; and others. Yonge DundasSquare, 2 Dundas St. E. 416-902-7010. Free.• 5:00 to midnight: Harbourfront Centre.Ashkenaz Festival. 5pm: The Corpse Bride.Theatre Panik. /(adv); .50(st);7pm: Klezmer Shul. Klezmer and Ottomaninspiredchamber folk music. Veretski Pass.$18/(adv); Tales from the ForgottenKingdom: Ladino Songs Renewed. SephardicLadino music. Guy Mendilow Ensemble. Free;8pm: 30th Anniversary Reunion: Finjan. Klezmer/Yiddish music. Free; 9pm: Socalled. Klezmer/funk/hip hop fusion. Free; 10pm: When OurBubbas and Zeydas Were Young. Free; GlobalDiamond Jubilee CarillonRecital Series, September 2012Soldiers’ Tower,University of TorontoHear the bells of the historic Soldiers’ Towerwar memorial located beside Hart House. These areoutdoor recitals. Chairs will be set out for listeners.Sundays, September 2, 9 & 163 pm to 4 pm, 7 Hart House CircleInformation: (416) 978-3485,soldiers.tower@utoronto.caShtetl Cabaret. Jewish world music. Free; 11pm:Opa! Soviet Jewish ska/funk/reggae. Free.Festival events take place at various stages andlocations at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000.Sunday September 02• 1:00 to midnight: Harbourfront Centre.Ashkenaz Festival. 1pm: The Corpse Bride.Theatre Panik. /(adv); .50(st);Abraham Lichtenbaum: Jewish Life in SouthAmerica. Free; Community Klezmer Showcase.Free; 2pm: The Great Dolgini. Free; BobBossin: Songs and Stories of Davy the Punk.Free; 3pm: Ventanas. Flamenco, Greco-Turkish music. Free; Sharon and Bram. Free;Paul Buhle: Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacularand the New Land. Free; 4pm: Shashmaqam.Bukharan Jewish and Central Asian music.Free; Joshua Engel: Jewish Jug Band. Free;5pm: The Songs of Arkady Gendler. ChamberLake ErieThis project is fundedby Canadian Heritage.Ce projet reçoit l’appuiefinancier de Patrimoine canadien.42 September 1 – October 7, 2012

music settings of folk songs by Ukraine’s lastYiddish poet. Christian Dawid, Socalled, KyraFolk-Farber, Sarah Gordon and Marilyn Lerner.$18/(adv); 6pm: Tarras Band. Free; 7pm:Songs of Wonder. Contemporary Yiddish songs.Basya Schechter. /(adv); Music ofthe Abayudaya. Ugandan-Jewish music. Free;8pm: Shye Ben Tzur. Indian-Jewish Qawwalimusic. Free; 9:30pm: Yemen Blues. Yemenitepoetry and Middle Eastern grooves mixed withWest African folk, blues Jazz and funk. Free;10:30pm: Canadian Cabaret. Showcasing newartists and veterans of Canadian Jewish musicscene. Free; 11pm: Lemon Bucket Orkestra.Balkan-klezmer-Gypzy-party-punk. Free. Festivalevents take place at various stages and locationsat Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000.• 3:00: University of Toronto. DiamondJubilee Carillon Recital Series. Anthems, traditionaland modern pieces adapted to the carillon.Michael Hart, carillonneur. Soldiers’ Tower, 7Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free. Outdoorevent, rain or shine.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 8:00: Contact Contemporary Music.INTERsection: Ambient – The Music of BrianEno. Eno: Music for Airports; Discreet Music;film by Suzanne Bocanegra; Peter Mettler, livevideo projections. Bang on a Can All-Stars;Contact. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .Monday September 03• 12:15: Music Mondays. Winds ‘n Jazz. Jazzinflectedworks by Poulenc, Previn, B. Douglasand others. Triceratonin: Jialiang Zhu, piano;Sheba Thibideau, bassoon; Aleh Remezau, oboe.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.• 1:00 to 8:00: Harbourfront Centre.Ashkenaz Festival. 1pm: Toronto Jewish FolkChoir. Barnes: Dos Naye Lid; and various Jewishfolk and theatre music. Free; 1:30pm: Italian-Jewish Renaissance Music. Early music of Jewsin renaissance-era Italy. Lucidarum Ensemble./(adv); 2pm: Meet the Abayudaya:Songs and Stories from Uganda’s JewishCommunity. Free; 2:30: Beyond the Pale. Free;3pm: Klezmerson. Klezmer from a MexicanSept. 3Music Mondays 2012Church of the Holy Trinity10 Trinity Square, at 12:15 p.m.416-598-4521 ext Admission is a suggested donation of Sept. 10Sept. 17Sept. 24TriceratoninA piano, oboe and bassoon trio fresh from itsNYC debut at the Juilliard School.Violin SwingEd Vokurka, jazz violin, with bass, guitar, pianoRest awhile your cruel caresCardinal Consort of ViolsMichael Holt Ensemble(Vocals with piano and ensemble)For detailed repertoire and updates, visit www.musicmondays.caArtists and programmes subjectto change without noticeperspective. Free; 5pm: Sagapool. ContemporaryGypsy/Balkan fusion. Free; 6pm: Leo Spellman’sRhapsody 1939-1945. /(adv); Fellowshipof the Strings. Performance of showpieces,dance tunes and nigunim (soulful melodies)learned over three days of intensive workshops;group includes professional and amateur musicians.Free; 7pm: Ashkenaz Festival Finale.Tribute to Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper; EnMasse Festival Orchestra. Free. Festival eventstake place at various stages and locations atHarbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Vicky Chow. Muhly: A Hudson Cycle; Adams:China Gates; Cooper: Clifton Gates; Cerrone:Hoyt-Schermerhorn; Wohl: Aorta; and otherworks. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(st).Tuesday September 04• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. East Meets West: DanaReason, piano; John Heward, percussion. Newworks and improvisations. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (st).Wednesday September 05• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Mark Himmelman,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.Thursday September 06• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Bach at Dusk. Bach: Suite No. 2in d BWV1008 for unaccompanied cello. KateHaynes, baroque cello. Toronto Music Garden,475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Note: short 30 minute concert due to earlysunset.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Brian Dickinson Quartet.Other Places CD Launch. Brian Dickinson, piano;Jim Vivian, bass; Ted Warren, percussion; guest:Jerry Bergonzi, saxophone. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).Friday September 07• 6:00 to 1:00am: Tim Horton’s SouthsideShuffle. 14th Annual Port Credit Blues and JazzChurch of the Holy Trinity(behind Eaton Centre)Festival. Toronto Blues Society Talent Search;Derek Holt; Bill Johnston; Travelling MedicineShow with the Fyfes; Chuck Jackson’s Big BadBlues Band; and others. Various stages in PortCredit Memorial Park, 20 Lakeshore Rd. E., PortCredit. 905-271-9449. (day pass); (weekendpass); (daily family pass); free(under 12).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Ina Henning, accordion,and Stephan Schreiber, piano. Ives: Pandora’sBox; Kagel: Bandoneon Piece; world premieresby Höstman, Stainland and Hespos. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).SEPTEMBER 201203 MONDAY8:00VICKY CHOW,solo piano. /04 TUESDAY8:00DANA REASONAND JOHN HEWARD,piano and percussion./06 THURSDAY8:00BRIAN DICKINSONQUARTET.//07 FRIDAY8:00INA HENNING ANDSTEFAN SCHREIBER,acordion and piano./09 SUNDAY8:00EMILIE LEBEL,Doctor of MusicalArts Recital. FREE11 TUESDAY8:00NEW ORFORDSTRING QUARTET.14 FRIDAY8:00TON BEAU STRINGQUARTET. /15 SATURDAY7:30TALISA BLACKMANAND JANE JOONMEE YANG, pianoand violin. /GALLERY 345345 SORAUREN AVENUE416.822.9781 \• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. RaminKarimloo, vocals. Broadway hits, selections fromPhantom of the Opera, contemporary music andoriginal songs. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. –.Saturday September 08• 12:00 noon to 1:00am: Tim Horton’sSouthside Shuffle. 14th Annual Port CreditBlues and Jazz Festival. Mark ‘Bird’ Stafford’sJunior Jam; Dexter Allen; Dave Murphy Band;Jimmy Bowskill; Scott Holt Band; and others.21 FRIDAY8:00BOB STEVENSON,solo clarinet.//22 SATURDAY8:00IMAN HABIBI ANDDEBORAH GRIMMETT,Duo Piano. /23 SUNDAY3:00BRIAN HOLT ANDLISA TAHARA, celloand piano. /30 SUNDAY8:00ADAM SHERKIN,The Art of the Piano.FREESeptember 1 – October 7, 2012 43

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