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Volume 2 Issue 2 - October 1996

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October '96 111 Manor Road East. 489- ' 7798. Admission is by free will donation to the organ fund. · •7:30: York Sym~hony. Russian Riches. See October 26. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., M.arkham. 905-305-7469. ,. •8:00: Music Toronto. · Akiyoshi Sako, piano. J.S.Bach: Italian Goncerto; Chopin: Piano Sonata #2 in Bb minor, "Funeral"; Takemitsu: Litany; Respighi: Ancient Airs ·and Dances for lute; Liszt: Spanish Rhapsody. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,. •12:00: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Lobby . concert. Edward Johns"on Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 978- . 3744/3750. Free. •1 :00: Cathedral Church of St. James. The Organ Works of J.S.Bach. Bach: two Preludes & ,Fugues (C,550, D,532); BWV 657;664 & 653. Christopher Dawes, organ. 65 _Church St. at King. 369-0020. Free. ' •8:00: Ford Centre'. Stravinsky: l'Histoire du Soldat; Poulenc: Overture (from ·~Gendarme lncompris"); David Baker: Hommage a I;Histoire., Festival of the Sound Ensemble. James Campbell, clarinet; Gordon Pinsent, narrator; Felix Mirbt Company Pupplet Theatre. 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,, $~3. . •8:00: .Opera Atelier. Mozart: ~Don Giovarini. Royal Alex Theatre. See October 24. •8:00: On Stage Series. An a/1-Schubert program to celebrate the composer's . 200th birthday in 1997. Louis lortie, piano; Yehonatan Berick, violin; Antonio lysy, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205- 5555. . •8:00: 'Stuart Mclean & the Vinyl Cafe Orchestra. An evening of music and stories that have won the hearts of CBC Radio listeners throughout the country. Special guest: Grit laskin. Glenn Gould Stwdio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,. •8:00: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Hatzis: Of Threads and labyrinths; Hawkins: Night Song; Mulder: String Quartet; ·Despot: Be Free No.2 (String Quartet). Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. • 978-3744/3750. , . •9:00: Made in Canada- A TtiE SAINT ANDREW CHORALE under the direction of Alan Barthel presents Beethoven, Ch9ral Fantasy (Stephen Powell, pianist) Beethoven, Christ on the Mount of Olives . , Haydn, Te Deum , · on Sunday October 27, 1996 4:00p.m. at Victoria Coll~ge Chapel, University of Toronto (Charles Street West at Museum Subway) Tickets: 5/ 0 (Students· /Seniors) For tickets and information: · St. ~ndr,ew's United Church 929-0811 "Classicists and Their Instruments" An Afternoon of 18th Century Music on Hi~torical Instruments . Sunday, October 27th, 3:00p.m. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd., Toronto Adults • Students & Seniors • Ages 16 & Under I Presented by Arts Etobicoke Autumn Artsfest 416·62l·FEST 4 I 6 · 6 2 I · 3 3 7 8 FestivaJ.of Canadian Mu~ic. 3744/3750. F'r'ee. CCMC. This real-time •1 2:00: Music Around Us. composition team is made up Trios and duos by Dussek, of composers such as· Paul , Saint-Saens, Kenins, Davies. Dutton, John Oswald, Michael Donelda Gartshore, flute; Nina Snow, Eugene Martynec, Nic Tobias, cello; Dina Namer, Gotham, Ronda Rindone and piano. Hosted by Lorna Daniel Janke. The Music Jackson. Recorded for Gallery, 179 Richmond St. broadcast. Glenn Gould West. 204-1 080. Free. Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- :· ::-:::'::::o::;' 5555. Free. ··--:::'":'

October '96 •19.• PULSE A warm Pulse welcome to five new members! Did you mis~ any of our '47 previously .Published member PROFILESP Well, they are available by mail, fa:x, ore-mail. FORTY SEVEN PROFILES like the five here appeared in the July-August and September issues of Pulse--our crystal ball for 1996-97! Phone 416-603-3786, fax 416-603-3787, oremail to request any or all of these previously published PROFILES: Aldeburgh Connection, Amadeus Choir, Amadeus Ensemble, Aradia Baroque , Ensemble, Arbor Oak Trio, Artword Theatre, Bach Children's Chorus, Canadian ~hildren's Opera Chorus, Canadian Music Centre; Canadian Music Competitions (Toronto), Chamber Music by Candlelight/Hilltop Arts, Concentus Arts, East York Symphony Orchestra, Elmer lseler Singers, Elora Festival, Ensemb!'e Unterwegs, Esprit Orchestra, Ford • Centre for the Performing Arts, Hannaford Street Silver Band, Mooredale Concerts, Music at Metropolitan, Music Gallery, MUSIC TORONTO, Music Umbrella Chamber Concerts, new music concerts, New Sct10ol of Classical Vocal Studies, Off Centre Music Series, Opera Atelier, Opera Anonymous, Opera Division (Faculty of ,Music, U. ofT.), Organ Alternatives, Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Scarborough Philharrl)onic, Shevchenko Musical Ensemble, Sine Nomine Ensemble for Medieval Music, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Tallis Choir of Toronto, Toronto Canadian Chinese Artists Centre, Toronto Consort, Toronto Early Music Centre, · Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir, Toronto · Operetta Theatre, Toronto, Senior Strings,. Toronto Sinfonietta, Women's Musical Club of Toronto, Yip's Children's Choir (Can9da). The following five musical organizations joined PULSE as meml!ers during September. While .Pulse's concert listings are 'free to all presenters; members or not, Pulse members occupy a special place in our scheme of things. For example, members are invited, upon joining, and every summer thereafter, to submit for publication a' sho·ft PROFILE of thernselves and their plans. And members enjoy significant discounts on display advertising, throughol!t the the season. Each new membership brings Pulse that much closer to our· goal· to be a dependably usiful contributor to Toronto's classical and contemporary musical lfft. ' High Park Girls' Choir of Toronto Tel: (416) 245-8232 Fax: (416) 245-8245 E-Mail: Artistic Director: Ann Cooper Gay Administrator: Linda Shaw Address: 22 Lippincott St. West, Weston M9N 184 j. In 1986, when Toronto provided ample choral opportunities for boy trebles 1 but not enough outlets for girls, former · Canadian Opera Company soprano Ann Cooper Gay formed the High Park Girls' Choir "to give girls from age nine to nineteen the opportunity to sing the best of the literature for treble voices." · The Choir has performed in more than 15 languages and 1 its repertoire ranges from Hildegard von Bingen to Oscar Peterson and J:-Iarry Freedman. It is featured on two "Classical Kids" recordings, has beeri seen on national CBC and Y1V television, and will make its second appearance with the Toronto Symphony in June, 1997 . The High Park Girls' Choir can be heard "live" at 7:30 p.m. on December 14 at St. James' Cathedral' in downtown Toronto in a programme that includes Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols and Owen Edwards' Wassaill, both featuring harpist Julia Seager. ~ MEMBER PROFILES • Qtn·!l OZ\rmstrooa l1/Joodwinds ~td. 720 Bathurst St., Suite 502 (Just south ofBloor) £veruthiog for the wootlwiotl plA!Jel' o2\uthoriulf WArrAotu repAir depot Reeds, mouthpieces, ligatures Music, expert repairs New instri.lments Rentals, used ' Horns

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