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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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  • November
  • Toronto
  • December
  • Jazz
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• 8:00: Corporation of

• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Halland Roy Thomson Hall. Jeremy Fisher.Singer-songwriter. Rivoli, 332 Queen St. W.416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall/B.C. Fiedler. Gordon Lightfoot.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255.–. Also Nov 15–17.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Pugs and Crows. Originalmusic performed by five-piece band. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Jekyll &Hyde. Music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by LeslieBricusse. Featuring Constantine Maroulis andDeborah Cox. Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly theCanon), 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. –0. Runs to November 18. Start times vary.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Triple Concerto. Mercure: Triptyque;Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello“Triple Concerto”; Shostakovich: SymphonyNo.12 “The Year 1917.” Jonathan Crow, violin;Shauna Rolston, cello; André Laplante, piano;Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –5. AlsoNov 15.Thursday November 15• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Rebecca Lim, viola; Emily Rho, piano.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Federico Andreoni, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-033112/13 SEASONCarmina BuranaNOV 14, 2012 7:30 PMKoerner Hall, TELUSCentre for Performanceand Learning273 BLOOR STREET WESTA. Concerts in the GTAx26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Noon: Flamenco En Vivo.Roger Scannura, guitar; and guests. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 2:00: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.J.C. Bach: Oboe Quartet in B-flat; Borodin:String Quartet in D; Britten: Metamorphoses forOboe; Mendelssohn: Capriccio for String QuartetOp.81 No.3. Cristina Sewerin, oboe; CatherineSulem and John Bailey, violin; Dorothy Pellerin,viola; Susan Naccache, cello. Northern DistrictLibrary, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-316-2570.Free. Also Nov 14 (Forest Hill Place).• 2:00: Toronto Public Library, NorthernDistrict. Orchardviewers. Alchemy ChamberEnsemble. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7619. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/B.C. Fiedler. GordonLightfoot. See Nov 14.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. The Once. Folk music trio.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Robi Botos. Jazz standards and originals. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents I: AdamScime +Ton Beau Quartet. Scime: Hygieia’sMedicine (for violin and viola); Two Songs onSappho Fragments (for soprano and piano);Rilke Fragments II; and other works; Maimets:Sanctus; Lau: Second String Quartet; and otherworks. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .Noel Edison conductorMatthew Otto associate conductorToronto Mendelssohn ChoirTorQ Percussion QuartetDove: The Passing of the YearWhitacre: CloudburstOrff: Carmina Burana• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Triple Concerto. See Nov 14.Friday November 16• 7:30: Opera by Request. Eugene Onegin.Tchaikovsky. James Levesque, baritone (EugeneOnegin); Vilma Vitols, soprano (Tatiana); VanyaAbrahams, tenor (Lenski); Cindy Won, mezzo(Olga); and others; Bluebridge Festival Singers,Catherine Maguire, director; William Shookhoff,piano. Crescent School, 2365 Bayview Ave.416-455-2365. . Also Nov 25 (CollegeStreet United Church).• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Fall Opera Double Bill. Rorem: ThreeSisters Who Are Not Sisters; Vézina: Le Lauréat.Peter Tiefenbach, conductor. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .Also Nov 17.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. An Evening of Song. Featuring performancesby faculty members. Guest: AdriannePieczonka, soprano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/B.C. Fiedler. GordonLightfoot See Nov 14.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Brian Yoon, cello, andEliza Ching, piano. Works by Burge, Poulenc,Raum, V. Ho, Kulesha and Louie. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Mattaniah Christian Male Choir.Rejoice, Emmanuel.. Andre Knevel, organ;Joyce Postmus, piano; Herman den Hollander,conductor; guest: Benjamin Ho, tenor. 4240Anderson St., Whitby. 905-668-5551. ;(sr). Proceeds to Durham Christian HomesLong-term Care Facilities, Bowmanville.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Chopin! Chopin:Piano Concerto No.2 (chamber version);Tchaikovsky: Serenade. Anastasia Rizikov,piano; guest: Berislav Skenderovic, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Sony Centre. The Rat Pack is Back!Tribute show to Frank Sinatra, Sammy DavisJr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin, backed by12-piece orchestra. A Foggy Day, That’s Amoré,Mr. Bojangles and other songs. 1 Front St. E.1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. FairestIsle. Interdisciplinary performance featuringmusic of Purcell. Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; LarryBeckwith, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750Experience an excitingchoral-percussioncollaboration in thisconcert of three popularchoral works.TICKETS SENIORS VOX TIX– – 416-408-0208www.tmchoir.orgFOR 30 AND UNDERSubscribe to 3 concerts and save!Call TMC 416-598-042240 thewholenote.com November 1 – December 7, 2012

Spadina Ave. 416-410-4561. ; (sr);(under 30). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. AlsoNov 17.• 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory open mic setup, hostedby the studios of Casey Sokol; performersand observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Saturday November 17• 3:00: Capella Intima. In Concert. Musicby Grandi, Sances and Strozzi. Emily Klassen,soprano; Bud Roach, tenor/baroque guitar.Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St.W. 905-517-3594. suggested donation.Also Nov 18 (Kingston Road United Church), 24(Hamilton).• 7:00: Parish Church of St. Luke. Music atSt. Luke’s: Rhyme and Reason. Bluegrass band.1371 Elgin St., Burlington. 905-632-2918. .• 7:30: Cantemus Singers. Make We Merry!Charpentier: In Nativitatem Domini; also renaissancecarols and motets. Michael Erdman,director; guest: Community Baroque Orchestraof Toronto. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-578-6602. ; (sr/st). AlsoNov 18 (mat, Church of St. Aidan in the Beach).• 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. JanetObermeyer, soprano, and Leslie De’Ath, piano.Works by Handel, Mozart and Strauss; alsoEnglish songs. 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Music On The Donway. Sing! Sing!Sing! Yorkminstrels Show Choir. DonwayCovenant United Church, 230 The Donway W.416-444-8444. ; (under 12).• 7:30: Opera by Request. The Pearl Fishers.Bizet. Paul Williamson, tenor (Nadir); AllisonArends, soprano (Leila); Larry Tozer, baritone(Zurga); Henry Irwin, baritone (Nourabad);William Shookhoff, piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Fall Opera. See Nov 16.• 7:30: Thornhill United Church. NovemberDelights. Light music presented by choirs andinstrumentalists of Thornhill United Church. 25Elgin St., Thornhill. 905-889-2131. Freewilloffering.• 8:00: Bell’Arte Singers. In Concert. Churchof St. Simon the Apostle, 525 Bloor St. W. 416-269-5044. ; (st).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/B.C. Fiedler. GordonLightfoot. See Nov 14.• 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. VladimirGorbach, guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-964-8298. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Music Gallery/Exclaim! Magazine.Pop Avants Series: Exclaim MagazineDestination Out Showcase. Doom Squad, T HO M A S, Alex Lukashevsky/Felicity Williams/Daniela Gesundheir. Music Gallery, 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Opening Masterpieces. Brahms: Violin Concerto;Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3. Joseph Peleg,violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021. ; (sr); (st).Also Nov. 18.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Alfredo RodríguezTrio & Tiempo Libre. Latin jazz. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. FairestIsle. See Nov 16.• 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Mozart’sVienna: City of Music and Dreams. Mozart:The Magic Flute Overture; Piano ConcertoNo.21; Gluck: Gli sguardi trattieni; L’espoirrenaît dans mon âme; Schubert: SymphonyNo.8 “Unfinished”; Haydn: Un certo ruscelletto;Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture.Erin Cooper Gay, soprano; Isaiah Bell, tenor;Elissa Miller-Kay, piano; Ann Cooper Gay, conductor.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St.,Aurora. 416-410-0860. ;(sr); (st).Also Nov 18 (Richmond Hill).• 9:00 pm: NuJazz Festival. Festival GalaConcert. Billy Martin, drums and percussion; WilBlades, organ. Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W.416-877-4075. .Sunday November 18• 11:00 am: Windsor Arms Hotel. JazzBrunch. Kevin Barrett, guitar; Russ Boswell,bass. 18 St. Thomas St. 416-971-9666. ;(12 and under). Brunch included.416-872-4255. .50–9.50.• 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Opening Masterpieces. See Nov 17.• 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. AmericanSalon: Syncopated City – The Magic of NewYork. Works by Sondheim, Gershwin, Bernsteinand others. Sarah Halmarson, soprano; IlanaZarankin, soprano; Vasil Garvanliev, baritone;Jimmy Roberts, piano; Marie Berard, violin.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr); (13–25); (under12).• 2:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. OrganMusic of the 17th Century. Music by Praetorius,Sweelinck, Scheidt, Frescobaldi, Byrd and Bach.Philip Fournier, organ. The Oratory, Holy FamilyChurch, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.• 3:00: Cantemus Singers. Make We Merry.Charpentier: In Nativitatem Domini; also renaissancecarols and motets. Michael Erdman,• 2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Itzhak Perlman, violin,with Rohan De Silva, piano. Mozart: Sonata inA K526; Fauré: Sonata No.1; Stravinsky: SuiteItalienne. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.Janet Obermeyer sopranoLeslie De’Ath pianoEnglish song, & music of Handel, Strauss & MozartNovember 17, 7:30pmfreewill offeringGrace Church on-the-hill300 Lonsdale Road • 416-488-7884November 1 – December 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 41

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