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Volume 19 Issue 2 - October 2013

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24th AnnualMASSEDMILITARYBANDSPECTACULARNewBeginnings,HonouredTraditionsWith a very specialappearance byCol. Chris HadfieldSunday Oct 27 2pmXpressionsCommissioned composers:A. Concerts in the GTARCMI-photoinsertoctAD_Layout 1 24/09Harp ● Erhu ● Zheng ● Yangqin ● Cello ● PercussionNurturing new music for Chinese Instruments +2013-10-27 4 PM@ Array Space155 Walnut Ave. TorontoChan Ka Nin Alice P.Y. Ho Matthew Van Driel Lan-chee LamMauroBertoliPianoSun. Oct. 27, 20132:00 pmDim Sum Ensemble2013-2014WallisGiuntaMezzo-soPranoSun. Mar. 2, 20142:00 pmfrom ten of Toronto’s Navy, Army and AirForce unit bands, including pipes, drums,brass and woodwinds. Guest: Col. Chris Hadfield.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. 12:30: Doors openfor display viewing.● ● 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Mauro Bertoli, piano. Works byClementi, Beethoven, Cardy, Mendelssohn,Liszt and others. Newmarket Theatre,505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (sr); (st).● ● 3:00: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Oct 26.● ● 3:00: Opera by Request. Tales of Hoffmann.Offenbach. Sharon Tikiryan, soprano(Olympia/Giulietta/Antonia/Stella); ShilpaSharma, mezzo (Nicklausse, voice of themother); Darrell Hicks, tenor (Hoffmann);Keith O’Brien, baritone (Lindorf/Coppelius/Miracle/Dappertutto); Andrew Pelrine, tenor(Spalanzani/Franz/Nathaniel); and others;William Shookoff, piano. College Street UnitedTony K.T. LeungAdvance tickets: www.DimSumEnsemble.caTwistQuintetSun. May 4, 20142:00 pmNewmarket Theatre 505 Pickering Cres. Newmarket————————— TICKETS —————————Series: / / Single: / / Box Office: 905-953-5122 newmarkettheatre.caChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Yuja Wang,piano. Works by Prokofiev, Chopin and Kapustin.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 3:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Majesty in Music. Strauss: Introductionfrom Also sprach Zarathustra; McGrath: Fantasiaon Two Newfoundland Songs for Hornand Orchestra; Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboefrom movie The Mission; Royer: Rhapsody forOboe, Horn and Orchestra (premiere); Mahler:Symphony No.1 “Titan.” Sarah Jeffrey,oboe; Gabriel Radford, horn; Ronald Royer,conductor. Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel,2021 Lawrence Ave. E. 416-429-0007.; (sr); (st); (under 10 years).● ● 3:00: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. See Oct 24.● ● 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:Spooks and Saints. Performances anddiscussion of works by renaissance composers.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W.416-763-1695. ; (sr); .50(under 30).● ● 3:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church/University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sing!Community Songfest: Choirs in Concert –How Can I Keep From Singing? CelebratingAlice Parker. Parker: How can I keep fromsinging?; Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal; andother works. U of T’s Men’s Chorus, Women’sChamber Choir and MacMillan Singers;Orpheus Choir, Robert Cooper, conductor;Yorkminster Park Church Choir, William Maddox,conductor; Cawthra Park SecondarySchool Chamber Choir, Robert Anderson,conductor; Exultate Chamber Singers, HilaryApfelstadt, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208 or 416-978-0827. ;(sr); (st).● ● 3:15: Toronto Masque Theatre/SoulpepperTheatre Company. Brief Lives: Storiesand Songs of Old London. Also 8:15. SeeOct 25.● ● 4:00: Dim Sum Chamber Ensemble.Xpressions. World premieres of works byC.K. Nin, A.P.Y. Ho, M. Van Driel, L. Lam and K.T.Leung. Andrew Chan, harp; ensemble of Chineseinstruments including erhu, zheng andyangqin. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-478-4608. /(adv).● ● 4:30: St. Timothy’s North Toronto.JazzEvenSong. 100 Old Orchard Grove.416-488-0079. Freewill offering. Religiousservice.● ● 5:45: Global Cabaret Festival/SoulpepperTheatre Company. Jackie Richardson andMicah Barnes Together! An intimate eveningof jazz and blues. Young Centre for thePerforming Arts, Distillery District, 50 TankHouse Ln. 416-866-8666. $$; 0(festivalpass). Festival runs Oct 24-27.● ● 7:30: Kingston Road United Church. Vonnegutand the Slaughterhouse Orchestra.Music by S. Good; lyrics by D. Schenk. Tensongtribute to Kurt Vonnegut. 975 KingstonRd. 416-699-6091. .● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Bright Angel: ContemporaryWorks for Clarinet, Piano and Voice.CD Launch: Fleur de Son Classics. Worksby Tower, Betinis, Chambers, Etezady andMacMillan. Midori Koga, piano; KimberlyCole, clarinet; Lindsay Kesselman, soprano.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Lula Lounge. Symphronica CDLaunch Concert. Ron Davis, piano and keyboards;Kevin Barrett, guitar; Mike Downes,bass; Roger Travassos, drums; JessicaDeutsch, violin; and others. 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. . Also 9:30; andNov 3(two shows).● ● 8:15: Toronto Masque Theatre/SoulpepperTheatre Company. Brief Lives: Storiesand Songs of Old London. Also 3:15. SeeOct 25.● ● 9:30: Lula Lounge. Symphronica CDLaunch Concert. See 8:00.Monday October 28● ● 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concert: BrentanoQuartet. Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in FOp.95 “Serioso”; String Quartet No.14 Op.131.Mark Steinberg, violin; Serena Canin, violin;Misha Amory, viola; Nina Lee, cello. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).Oct 25: Screening of The Late Quartet (soundtrackperformed by Brentano Quartet)for ticket holders of Oct 28 concert exclusively.See section D, “The ETCeteras,” underScreenings.Tuesday October 29● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Eternal Vienna.Schubert: “Arpeggione” Sonata; Beethoven:Sonata No.4; and other works. Julie Hereish,cello; Michel-Alexandre Broekaert, piano.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing our Songs.Arias and lieder performed by young artistsin the classical vocal performance studios ofCatherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, NormaBurrowes, Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyerand Karen Ryma. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Oct 26.● ● 7:30: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. Opening. See Oct 24.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-3750. Free.44 | October 1 – November 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Beth Silver, cello. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.Donations welcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Debussy andRavel. Debussy: Cello Sonata; Violin Sonata;Ravel: Duo. Shauna Rolston, cello; Erika Raum,violin; Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.● ● 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Alexa Wing, soprano; Peter Bishop,piano. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.● ● 7:00: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. Also 10:30. See Oct 24.Full Colour LogoVertical, HorizontalCarminaBuranaOCT 31NOV OCT 111& 2TSO.CAINTERACTIVEELECTRONICSwith david eagleFRIDAY NOVEMBER 1stBETTY OLIPHANT THEATRENewMusicConcerts.com● ● 8:00: Talisker Players. City of the Mind:the beauty and the madness of cities, ancientand modern. Ager: songs from Ellis Portalfor mezzo soprano, baritone, clarinet andstring quartet; Bernstein: songs from On theTown (arr. Laura Jones); Blumenthal: VenetianBoat Song for soprano, viola and piano;Folk/anonymous: traditional Viennese songs(arr. Laura Jones); Tomasso Giordani: Addiodi Londra; and other works. Erin Bardua, soprano;Laura Tucker, mezzo; Joel Allison, baritone;Graham Abbey, actor/reader. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416- 978-8849.; (sr); (st/underemployed). AlsoOct 30.Wednesday October 30●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Britten @ 100. Britten:Phantasy Quartet; String Quartet No.2in C. Artists of the COC Orchestra. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recitals. Giles Bryant,organ; Beverley Bell, soprano. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Oct 26.● ● 8:00: Les AMIS. Zagreb Woodwind Trioand Erika Crino, piano. Works by Ruzdjak,Sipus, Tansman, Pepa, Robinovitch, Jelaska.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-773-7712. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World Blues:Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela and FredericksBrown featuring Deva Mahal. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Talisker Players. City of the Mind:The beauty and the madness of cities, ancientand modern. See Oct 29.Thursday October 31● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Keyboard Conjurers:Rameau and Debussy. Jean-Philippe Rameau:music from Nouvelles suites de pièces declavecin; Debussy: First Book of Préludes.Ilya Poletaev, piano/harpsichord. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series:Academy of St. Martin in the Fields ChamberEnsemble. Raff: Octet for strings in C Op.176(1872); Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzofor String Octet Op.11; Mendelssohn: Octet forstrings in E-flat Op.20. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -;(st); pay-your-age (for ages 18-35, plus facility and handling fees and HST).● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Carmina Burana. Adès:Dances from Powder Her Face (Canadianpremiere); Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Hornand Strings; Orff: Carmina Burana. ValentinaFarcas, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor;James Westman, baritone; Neil Deland,horn; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; TorontoChildren’s Chorus; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .75-9. Also Nov 1(7:30), 2.● ● 10:30: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. Also 7:00. See Oct 24.Friday November 1● ● 7:30: Gallery 345. A New Heritage. Poulenc:Polish songs; Chopin: Polish songs;Mazurkas (transcribed to French song byPauline Viardot); Palej: Polish songs (worldpremiere); Grever: Mexican songs. MicheleBogdanowicz, mezzo; Ernesto Ramirez, tenor;Rachel Andrist, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .● ● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Oct 26.● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. Don Giovanni.Mozart. Allison Cecilia Arends, soprano(Donna Anna); Jennifer Taverner, soprano(Donna Elvira); Jana Miller, soprano (Zerlina);Jesse Clark, baritone (Don Giovanni); StephenBell, tenor (Don Ottavio); and others;William Shookoff, piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Carmina Burana. See Oct 31.● ● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. SweetDreams: A Tribute to Patsy Cline. Leisa Way,vocals; Wayward Wind Band. 22 Church St.,Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv).● ● 8:00: New Music Concerts. David Eagleand the Art of Interactive Electronics. Eagle:Fluctuare; Unremembered Tongues (worldpremiere); LeBlanc: Lignes d’ombre; Tan:Pose II – On the Shadows of Ideas; Pidgorna:The Child, bringer of light; Tutschku: Behindthe Light. Xin Wang, soprano; Rachel Mercer,cello; Katelyn Clark, harpsichord; JuliaDen Boer, piano; New Music Concerts Ensemble;Robert Aitken, flute and conductor. BettyOliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/arts worker); (st). 7:15:Introduction.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory/Alliance Français.CHANSONGS: Anique Granger andEmilie Clepper. French Canadian folk musicand original songs. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s. Gabriel Palatchi Band. ArborRoom, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.Saturday November 2● ● 7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Oct 26.● ● 7:55: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Brahms,Mendelssohn, Wagner. Fundraising gala andsilent auction. Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser;Mendelssohn: Concerto for piano andorchestra Op. 25 No.1; Brahms: SymphonyOp.30 No.3 in F. James Parker, piano; KristianAlexander, conductor. Flato MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. -; 0(with dinner).Includes silent auction.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Leslie Ting, violin, andSarah Hagen, piano. Mozart: Sonata in E-flatK380; Fauré: Sonata No.1 Op.13 in A; Schumann:Sonata No.2 Op.121 in d; and otherworks. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).●●8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. Power& Passion. Mussorgsky (completed andorchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov): Night onBald Mountain; Beethoven: Symphony No.7 inA; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat.Asher Armstrong, piano; David Bowser, conductor.Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’s CollegeSchool, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-628-9195./(adv); (sr)/(adv); S10(st).● ● 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic/MooredaleConcerts. Great Soloists Series I: HebraicRhapsody with Matt Haimovitz. Bloch: Schelomo“Hebraic Rhapsody”; Mahler: SymphonyNo.1 in D “Titan.” Matt Haimovitz, cello;Ontario Philharmonic, Marco Parisotto, conductor.Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 King St.,Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. -.● ● 8:00: Peter Toller Presents. Music tothewholenote.com October 1 – November 7, 2013 | 45

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