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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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director; guest: Community Baroque Orchestraof Toronto. Church of St. Aidan in the Beach,70 Silverbirch Ave. 416-578-6602. ;(sr/st). Also Nov 17 (eve, Church of theHoly Trinity).• 3:00: Capella Intima. In Concert. Music byGrandi, Sances and Strozzi. Emily Klassen, soprano;Bud Roach, tenor/baroque guitar. KingstonRoad United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 905-517-3594. 10 suggested donation. Also Nov 17(Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church), 24 (Hamilton).• 3:00: Gallery 345. San Agustin Duo. EmmaBanfield, violin; Diana Dumlavwalla, piano.Works by Dietrich, Schumann, Brahms andJoachim. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Hart House Music Committee.Sunday Concerts: 654th Concert. Brian Yoon,cello; Eliza Ching, piano. Great Hall, Hart House,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.• 3:00: Toronto Community Orchestra.Music of the Masters. Includes tribute toFiddler on the Roof. Pride of Israel Synagogue,59 Lissom Cr. 416-226-0111. /(adv).Fundraiser for Toronto Community Orchestraand Pride of Israel Synagogue.• 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. YoungBlood. Mozart: Quartet in d K173; Arriaga:Quartet No.2 in A; Schubert: Quartet in B-flatD112. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. ; (sr/st).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church Street. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 4:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.A. Concerts in the GTAHandel. Christ Church Anglican, 4 ElizabethSt. N., Brampton. 905-877-6569 or 905-873-0352. ; (st). Also Nov 17 (Goderich), 23and 25 (St. Elias Ukrainian Church, Brampton).• 7:30: Toronto Chapter of the AmericanHarp Society. A Score to Settle. Written by K.Gonzalez-Risso. A musical monologue for soloharp. Rita Costanzi, harp and comic actress;Arthur Masella, director. Arts and Letters Club,14 Elm St. 416-781-8206. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Windermere United Church. 100thAnniversary Concert. 356 Windermere Ave.416-231-9120. Free; goodwill offering tobenefit local individuals and families in need.Reception following performance.• 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. PaulNeufeld’s Sunday Jazz Sessions. Paul Neufeld,piano; guest: Sean O’Connor, woodwinds.22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ;(family).• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Exquisite Vibrations.Harman: Cilla; Pauk: Musiques immergéesfor orchestra and surround-sound digital playbackwith multi-screen photo/film projections;Mather: Concerto Grosso for microtonal ensembleand orchestra; Dalbavie: Concerto for Fluteand Orchestra. Edward Burtynsky, photographer;John Price, filmmaker; Robert Aitken,flute. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (under 30). 7:15:Pre-concert talk.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Don Braden/Julie MichelsProject: “Come Together” CD Release. DonBraden, saxophone and flute; Julie Michels,vocals; Dave Restivo, piano; Kieran Overs, bass;Larnell Lewis, drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Isra-Alien. CD Release Concert. Guitarduo fuses rock, jazz, Israeli music and globalrhythms. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.416-588-0307. /(adv).• 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.Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts. 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov 17(Aurora).Monday November 19• 7:00: Passport Duo. Souvenirs ofCanada. Hatzis: Old Photographs; Wilson:Simpsymphony; Forsythe: Eclectic Suite;O’Connor: Shimmering Light (premiere).Guest:Ariel Clayton, violin. The Array Space, 155Walnut Ave. 416-836-3096. ; (st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Concert Choir. Mozart: Massin C K317 “Coronation”; Handel: CoronationAnthem No.3 “The King Shall Rejoice”. LisetteCanton, conductor. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-5888. ; (st).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Gilberto Gil. Brazilian singersongwriter/guitar.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/Toronto Blues Society.26th Annual Women’s Blue Review. MasseyHall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. –.• 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA). SOUNDplay: Videomusic performanceby Max Alexander. NAISA Space, ArtscapeWychwood Barns, Unit #170, 601 Christie St.416-652-5115. –.Tuesday November 20• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Playful Virtuosity.Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble,Brian Current, conductor. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: University of TorontoScarborough. Made in China – RepackagingTraditional Chinese Music. Performance andlecture exploring western influences and modernizationof Chinese music. Room AA303, Artsand Administration Bldg., 1265 Military Trail,Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. David Briggs, organ. 65Church Street. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. 10 O’Clock Jazz Orchestra. FeaturingMike Murley, saxophone. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 416-408-0208.; (sr); (st).Wednesday November 21• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Stephen Boda,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. gamUT Ensemble. Norbert Palej, conductor.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queens Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Steppin’Out Theatrical Productions.Fiddler on the Roof. Music by J. Bock, lyricsby S. Harnick, book by J. Stein. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. –.Also Nov 22–25; start times vary.• 8:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Montreal Symphony Orchestra: The Rite ofSpring. Haydn: Symphony No.94 “Surprise”;Davies: An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise;Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. MontrealSymphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –5.Thursday November 22• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Myriad. Chris Donnelly, piano; DanFortin, bass; Ernesto Cervini, drums. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Performance studentsfrom the University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Thursdays at Noon: Arias, Songsand Folksongs. Gaveux: Aria (Polacca) from LeTrompeur rompe; Roussell: Songs for flute andvoice; Beckwith: Aria for flute and voice fromShivaree; Hoiby: Three Women; Corigliano:Three Irish folksong settings; D.F. Cook: ThreeNewfoundland Folk-Songs. Lorna MacDonald,soprano; Susan Hoeppner, flute; Steven Philcox,piano; Peter Stoll, clarinet. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Sarah Svendsen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. R&B Ensemble. Mike Cadó, director.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Rm.112,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Public Library, NorthernDistrict. Orchardviewers. Catherine Sulem Trio.40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic (Opera Division). L’elisir d’amore.42 thewholenote.com November 1 – December 7, 2012

Donizetti. Sandra Horst, conductor; MichaelPatrick Albano, stage director. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).Also Nov 23, 24, 25(mat).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Symphony Orchestra. Works byGlinka, Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888.; (st).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Jesse Cook: The BlueGuitar Tour 2012. Massey Hall, 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. .50–.50; 5(VIPpackage).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Old Man Luedecke, singersongwriter,banjo player. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Thin Edge New MusicCollective: Free Form Constructs. Vivier: PulauDewata; also new works by F. Evans and A.Hostman. With Jason Sharp, saxophones. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Steppin’Out Theatrical Productions.Fiddler on the Roof. See Nov 21.• 8:00: Toronto Downtown Jazz/Al GreenTheatre. Hadar Noiberg Trio: A ShowcaseWhere Middle East Meets Western Influence.An evening of jazz improvisation. Hadar Noiberg,flute; Edward Perez, double bass; Yoni Halevy,drums. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave.416-924-6211. .Friday November 23• 7:00: Ross Petty Productions. SnowWhite: The Deliciously Dopey Family Musical!Graham Abbey, Eddie Glen, Reid Janisse,Melissa O’Neil and Ross Petty. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 1-855-599-9090. –;–(under 12); 6(family 4-pack). Runsto Jan 5, 2013. Start times vary.• 7:30: Royal Canadian College ofOrganists/University of Toronto. Hans-OlaEricsson, organ. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-363-0331 x26. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera: L’elisir d’amore. See Nov 22.• 7:30: VIVA! Youth Singers. Noye’sFludde. Britten. Justin Welsh, baritone; GaryRelyea, bass-baritone; Marion Newman, mezzo;Kingsway Chamber Strings, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, director; Brad Ratzlaff, conductor; DavidAmbrose, stage director. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. ;(youth). Also Nov 24(mat and eve) and 25.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Gospel Choir. Works by V.Mitchell, H. Walker, L. Campbell and D. Walker.Corey Butler, keyboards and rhythm sectionleader; Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faireand Ivan Fecan Theatre, Rm.110, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(st). Also Nov 24.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. The Lost Fingers. Gypsyjazz guitar trio. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Joel Hastings. Works by C. Pann, includingThe Piano’s 12 Sides (world premiere). 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st).• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale.Messiah. Handel. St. Elias Ukrainian Church,10193 Heritage Rd., Brampton. 905-877-6569 or 905-873-0352. ; (st). AlsoNov 17(Goderich), 18 (Christ Church Anglican,Brampton), 25 (St. Elias).• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. TheMidtown Men: Four Stars from the OriginalBroadway Cast of Jersey Boys. Hits of the1960s, including songs by the Beatles, BeachBoys, Temptations, Jackson 5 and the FourSeason. Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, DanielReichard and J. Robert Spencer, vocals. 1Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. –. Also Nov 24(mat).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Taiwan NationalChoir conducted by Agnes Grossmann. Bruckner:Locus iste; Ave Maria; Christus factus est; MassNo.2 in e for chorus and winds; Schumann: DreiGedichte Op.29; Brahms: Zigeunderlieder Op.13;Taiwanese folk songs. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Steppin’Out Theatrical Productions.Fiddler on the Roof. See Nov 21.Saturday November 24• 1:30: All Saints’ Kingsway. Caroling on theKingsway. Guest: Trillium Brass Quintet. OurLady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3066 BloorSt. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering.• 2:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. TheMidtown Men: Four Stars from the OriginalBroadway Cast of Jersey Boys. See Nov 23.• 2:00: Steppin’Out Theatrical Productions.Fiddler on the Roof. Also at 8:00. See Nov 21.• 2:30: VIVA! Youth Singers. Noye’s Fludde.Also 7:30. See Nov 23.• 4:00: Larkin Singers. Bach Motets. Bach:Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied; Jesu, meineFreude; Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden; Toccata,Adagio and Fugue in C. Church of the HolyTrinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-895-0651. ;(sr); (under 30).• 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto. Unquatuor pas comme less autres. Métis FiddlerQuartet. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x35.; (sr/st/under 12).• 7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus. In Concert.Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739Kingston Rd. 416-267-8265. .• 7:30: Dillon Parmer and ChristopherBurton Present. Fall Fantasies. Works byVerdi, Franck, Schubert, Strauss, Massenet,Beethoven, Gershwin and others. Dillon Parmer,tenor; Michelle Odorico, violin; ChristopherBENJAMIN BRITTEN’S OPERANOYE’SFLUDDEBrad Ratzlaff + David Ambrose, Directorswith Peter Barley, organToronto Centre,Royal CanadianCollege of Organistsand the Faculty of Music,University of Toronto presentHans-Ola Ericsson, organist, in recitalSwedish organist Hans-Ola Ericsson is newlyappointed to the organ faculty of McGill Universityin Montreal, in his rst Canadian appearance.Friday, November 23, 7:30 pmThe Church of the Holy Trinity, Eaton CentreAdmission at the door: /15 for RCCO membersR.H. THOMSON as the Voice of GodJUSTIN WELSH, Bass-BaritoneMARION NEWMAN, Mezzo-SopranoVIVA! Youth Singers of TorontoCarol Woodward Ratzlaff, DirectorKingsway Chamber StringsElyssa Lefurgey-Smith, DirectorNOV 23 • 7:30 PMNOV 24 • 2:30 & 7:30 PMNOV 25 • 2:30 PMTRINITY- ST. PAUL’S CENTRE427 BLOOR STREET WESTADULTS | YOUTH Tickets (via Tafelmusik box office)416-964-6337NOYESFLUDDEOPERA.COMNovember 1 – December 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 43

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