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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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  • November
  • Toronto
  • December
  • Jazz
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Music. Small Jazz

Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0942.Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park.416-978-0942. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz choirs directed byBob Hamper and Mim Adams; followed by jazzcombos directed by Kelly Jefferson. MartinFamily Lounge, Rm.219, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Les Amis/Gallery 345. The Art of thePiano: Erika Crinó. Ravel: Valse nobles et sentimentales;Pepa: Invenzioni – for Erika (worldpremiere); D. Occhipinti: The Land and the Sky;Gubaidulina: Sonata. 345 Sorauren Ave. 905-773-7712 or 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).Wednesday November 28• 10:00 am: Chamber Music Mississauga.Tales and Tunes for Twoonies: Peggy’s Violin,a Butterfly in Time. Musical presentation withorchestra for students in Grades 2–6. 4141Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000.. Also 12:15 (in French) and Nov 29.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Me ‘N’ Mabel. Suzie Vinnick, singersongwriter.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:15: Chamber Music Mississauga.Tales and Tunes for Twoonies: Le violon dePeggy, une histoire de papillon. French languagemusical presentation with orchestra forA. Concerts in the GTAstudents in Grades 2–6. Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Michael Bloss,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Don Quixote. Mendelssohn: Overture to AMidsummer Night’s Dream; Strauss: DonQuixote. Teng Li, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello;Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Tom Allen, host.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Opening Night Gala.David Warrack, piano; and others; guest: JudithLander. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker). Benefitfor PAL.• 7:30: Thom McKercher presents. TorontoRecital Debut: John Holland, baritone. Songsand arias by Ravel, Donizetti, Dvořák, Mozartand others. William Shookhoff, piano. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-424-1376. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Vocal Jazz Ensemble; 11 O’Clock JazzOrchestra. Christine Duncan, Jim Lewis, conductors.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 QueensPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Vocal and instrumentalensembles directed by Frank Falco, Artie Rothand Anthony Michelli. Martin Family Lounge,Rm.219, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. JaneBunnett and the Spirits of Havana. Guests:Hilario Durán, piano; Heavyweights Brass Band.1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800.–.Thursday November 29• 10:00 am: Chamber Music Mississauga.Tales and Tunes for Twoonies: Peggy’s Violin, aButterfly in Time. Also at 12:15. See Nov 28.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Amahl Arulanandam, cello; SuhashiniArulanandam, violin; Florence Mark, piano.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Chamber Music Mississauga.Tales and Tunes for Twoonies: Peggy’s Violin,a Butterfly in Time. Also at 10:00am. SeeNov 28.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Alexa Wing, soprano; Peter Bishop, organ.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Music at Midday: Classical PianoShowcase. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Vocal ensembles directedby Richard Whiteman. Martin Family Lounge,Rm.219, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Duo Concertante. Works by Schumann, Mozart,Beethoven and Schafer. Nancy Dahn, violin; TimSteeves, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 7:00: Vocal Music Academy at RyersonCommunity School. Inaugural Concert andGala Opening Celebration. Choral music of variousstyles and genres. Students of the VocalMusic Academy; Marlys Neufeldt, SarahParker and Abby Pierce, conductors. RyersonCommunity School, 96 Denison Ave. 416-393-1340. Free. Pre-concert silent auction.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. A Steamy Night in NewOrleans. Roberta Hunt, piano and vocals. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (arts worker).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Vocal ensembles directedby Jim Vivian, Roy Patterson and KevinTurcotte. Martin Family Lounge, Rm.219,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. Music andlyrics by A. Gwon. With Justin Bott, JayDavis, Connie Manfredi and Clara Scott; KaylaGordon, stage director. Studio Theatre, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708. .25–.75; .25(Nov 29 only);.25(under 30). Also Nov 30; Dec 1, 2(mat),4–8, 9(mat).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Davis Conducts Schumann and Strauss.Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’sDream; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Strauss:Don Quixote. Jan Lisiecki, piano; Teng Li, viola;Joseph Johnson, cello; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –5. Also Dec 1(7:30).Friday November 30• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Opera Arias andScenes. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:00: Maria Dolnycky. Music on Canvas.Works by Poulenc, Fauré, Rota, Mouquet andFranck. Julie Ranti, flute; Maria Dolnycky,piano. KUMF Art Gallery, 2118A Bloor St. W.416-621-9287. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto.Claude Debussy entre les lignes. MichelleSimmons, mezzo; Daniel Hass, cello; JeanieChung, piano; Annex Quartet. 24 Spadina Rd.416-922-2014 x35. ; (sr/st/under 12).• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Rachel Persaud, vocals.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: St. Thomas’s Church. Organ Recital:Peter Barley. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323.; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Gregson: Festivo;Herberman: The Fish Who Died in His Bed;McGraw: Memories of the San BernadinoFreeway; Marshall: An Emily Dickinson Suite;Rosauro: Concerto for Vibraphone and WindEnsemble. Claudia Oliverira, vibraphone. JeffreyReynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz Festival. Jazz Orchestra, MikeCadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge,Rm.219, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. See Nov 29.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. The BigBand Show. 26-piece big band. Ellington: NutCracker Suite; Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto;Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No.1. AndrewBurashko, conductor; guests: Mike Murley,saxophone; Al Kay, trombone; Kevin Turcotte,trumpet; John MacLeod, trumpet; JamesCampbell, clarinet; and others. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. –. Also Dec 1.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Aretha Franklin. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50–9.50.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy46 thewholenote.com November 1 – December 7, 2012

Thomson Hall. Dala. Canadian folk duo. WinterGarden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Molly Johnson and Friends.Jazz and soul. Guests: Elizabeth Shepherd andDenzal Sinclaire, vocals. Massey Hall, 178Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.MessiahElmer Iseler SingersLydia Adams, ConductorwithThe Amadeus ChoirNov. 30, 8:00 p.m.Metropolitan United Church• 8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Messiah.Handel. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Lynne McMurtry,mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Geoffrey Sirett,bass; Patricia Wright, organ; Robert Venablesand Robert Di Vito, trumpet; with orchestra;guest: Amadeus Choir, Lydia Adams, conductor.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st). Preconcertdinner at Albany Club, 91 King St. E.,; call to reserve.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic/MooredaleConcerts. Majestic Brahms. Brahms: PianoConcerto in B-flat Op.83; Symphony No.4 in eOp.98. Anton Kuerti, piano; Marco Parisotto,conductor. Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E,Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. –; –(st/youth). Also Dec 4 (Toronto).• 8:00: Paquin Entertainment. Tom Jacksonin the Huron Carole. Christmas stories andsongs of hope, harmony and optimism. RBCTheatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDr., Mississauga. 416-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. –.• 8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. ShannonButcher, jazz vocals. With Michael Shand, piano;Ross MacIntyre, bass. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. RoyalConservatory Orchestra conducted by YoavTalmi. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture No.9;Bizet: L’Arlésienne (excerpts); Shostakovich:Symphony No.5 in d Op.47. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Tempus Choral Society. WelcomeYule. Knox Presbyterian Church, 89 Dunn St.,Oakville. 905-842-1673. . Also Dec 1 (mat,Clearview Christian Reformed Church, Oakville).Saturday December 01• 2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. AWinter Rose. Seasonal music about women.Rutter: Magnificat; and others. RBC Theatre,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (sr/st);(under 12). Also 8:00.• 2:30: Tyndale University College andSeminary. Christmas in the Chapel with theElora Festival Singers. Menotti: Amahl andthe Night Visitors. Morrow Park Chapel, 3377Bayview Ave. 416-218-6721. .• 3:00: Tempus Choral Society. WelcomeYule. Clearview Christian Reformed Church,2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-842-1673. . Also Nov 30, (eve, KnoxPresbyterian Church, Oakville).• 3:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Sounds of the Season. Classical and contemporaryrepertoire. UTSC Concert Choir; UTSCConcert Band. Meeting Place, 1265 MilitaryTrail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.• 6:30: Canadian Children’s OperaCompany. Winter Celebrations. Featuringexcerpts from A Dickens of a Christmas, andchoral works by Brahms, Daley, Fauré andothers. Ann Cooper Gay, conductor; guest:James McLean, tenor. St. Paul’s Basilica, 83Power St. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st);(child).• 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.Sweet with Starlight: Classical, Choral and JazzChristmas. Music by Chilcott and Hatfield. EllenMeyer, piano; Peter Togni Trio. RunnymedeUnited Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. . Portion of proceeds to go to “PutUp Your Dukes.”• 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. WelcomeYule! Seasonal favourites. Margaret Parsons,accompaniment; Louise Jardine, music director.The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel SmithPark Dr., Etobicoke. 416-231-9120. ;free(12 and under).• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Fado, The Soul ofPortugal. Performed by Jessie Lloyd and LouisSimao. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society. Soundsof Christmas. Seasonal and inspirational holidayfavourites. William Mervin Fick, conductor.First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Rd. W.,Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; $18(sr);(under 18). Proceeds in support of theCompass Food Bank.• 7:30: Oakham House Choir of RyersonUniversity. Crowns, Toys, and Songs forChristmas. Mozart: Coronation Mass, ReginaCoeli; Angerer: Toy Symphony; French choralfavourites. Jennifer Tung, soprano; DanielleMacMillan, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; ClarenceFrazer, baritone; Toronto Sinfonietta; MatthewJaskiewicz, music director. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-960-5551. ;; (st).• 7:30: Pax Christi Chorale. In Concert.Rheinberger: Star of Bethlehem; Seasonalfavourites. Bethany Horst, soprano; MichaelRobert-Broder, baritone; Stephanie Martin,conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542. –. 6:45:Pre-concert chat. Also Dec 2.Crowns, Toys, and Songs for ChristmasW. A. Mozart – Coronation Mass, Regina CoeliE. Angerer – Toy SymphonyFrench choral favouritesJennifer Tung, Danielle MacMillan, Andrew Haji, Clarence FrazerOakham House Choir of Ryerson UniversityToronto SinfoniettaMatthew Jaskiewicz: Music DirectorSat., Dec. 1, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave., Toronto, , | www.oakhamchoir.ca |416 960 5551November 1 – December 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 47

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