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Volume 21 Issue 1 - September 2015

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Paul Ennis's annual TIFF TIPS (27 festival films of potential particular musical interest); Wu Man, Yo-Yo Ma and Jeffrey Beecher on the Silk Road; David Jaeger on CBC Radio Music in the days it was committed to commissioning; the LISTENING ROOM continues to grow on line; DISCoveries is back, bigger than ever; and Mary Lou Fallis says Trinity-St. Paul's is Just the Spot (especially this coming Sept 25!).

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monarch. Choral music of Elgar, Stanford, and Parry. The Larkin Singers; Matthew Larkin, artistic director. St. Jude’s Anglican Church, 160 William St., Oakville. 905-844-3972. . Saturday October 3 ●●Oct 03 1:30: Shen Yun. Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Sarasate: Ziegeunerweisen; and traditional works. Milen Nachev, conductor; Astrid Martig, concertmaster; Haolan Geng, soprano; Xiaochun Qi, erhu. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -9. ●●Oct 03 4:30: Beach United Church. Jane Burnett and Friends. 140 Wineva Ave. 416- 691-8082. Freewill offering. ●●Oct 03 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev Symphony 5. Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5. Kirill Gerstein, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .75-7. Also Oct 1(8:00). ●●Oct 03 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble. Mackey: Night on Fire; Gillingham: While the Dew is Still on the Roses; Markowski: City Trees; Grainger: Irish Tune; Grainger: Country Gardens; Tull: Sketches on a Tudor Psalm. Gillian MacKay, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●Oct 03 8:00: Aga Khan Museum/Small World Music. EviscerArt. Traditional flamenco with jazz idioms. El Silencio (Silence). Vanesa Aibar, dance; Eduardo Pacheco, guitar; Cristian de Moret, piano and vocals. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. Starting at . ●●Oct 03 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Solo evening with Joan Armatrading, singer-songwriter. Love and Affection, Willow, Drop The Pilot, Me, Myself I and other recent songs from her final tour. Guest: Liam Titcomb, singer-songwriter. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. starting at . ●●Oct 03 8:00: Tafelmusik. Musik Mania. Zelenka: Hypochondria; Geminani: Concerto grosso La Follia; Vivaldi: Concerto “Il mondo al A. Concerts in the GTA rovescio”; Telemann: Orchestral Suite La Bizzarre; and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4. Cecilia Bernardini, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Oct 1,2,4,6(George Weston Recital Hall), start times and prices vary. Sunday October 4 ●●Oct 04 2:00: Bravo Niagara: North Star Festival - Voices of Freedom. Sugar & Gold: A Musical Story of the Underground Railroad. Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley, blues duo. Harriet Tubman School, 84 Henry St, St. Catharines. 289-868-9177. Free. ●●Oct 04 2:00: Canadian Music Competition. Autumn Leaves: Music in the Country. Repertoire TBA. Artun Miskciyan, piano; Emma Meinrenken; violin; Sarah Ning, piano; Alexander Ning, piano; Catherine Zhou, piano; and others. Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E., Oakville. 905- 338-7598. ; (st). ●●Oct 04 2:00: Marylake Shrine. Songs to Our Mother Mary. Coro San Marco; Paskke String Quartet; soloists. Marylake Shrine, 13760 Keele St., King City. 905-833-5368. ; (sr/st). ●●Oct 04 3:30: Tafelmusik. Musik Mania. Zelenka: Hypochondria; Geminani: Concerto grosso La Follia; Vivaldi: Concerto “Il mondo al rovescio”; Telemann: Orchestral Suite La Bizzarre; and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4. Cecilia Bernardini, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Oct 1,2,3,6(George Weston Recital Hall), start times and prices vary. ●●Oct 04 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Elgar’s Vesper Voluntaries. Andrew Adair, organ. Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●Oct 04 4:00: St. Philip’s Jazz Vespers. Bernie Senensky Quartet. Bernie Senensky, piano; Bill McBirnie, flute; Terry Clarke, drums; Steve Wallace, bass. St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. ●●Oct 04 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Amanda Tossoff Quartet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. ●●Oct 04 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Kripa Nageshwar, soprano and William Shookhoff, piano. Works by Dvořák and Kaprálová. St. Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416- 481-7294. ; (st). ●●Oct 04 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Con Brio. Di Castri: Lineage; Widmann: Con Brio; Daniel: Sinfonia Concertante - Mehetapja Meeli Unistus (The Husband Killer’s Dream); Adès: Dances from Powder Her Face. Alex Pauk, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up. 7:15 Pre-concert talk. ●●Oct 04 9:00: Small World Music/Batuki Music Society. Krar Collective. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv). Doors open 7:30pm. Con Brio Sunday October 4 2015 8:00pm Concert 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat Koerner Hall ESPRIT ORCHESTRA Alex Pauk Music Director & Conductor espritorchestra.com Monday October 5 ●●Oct 05 12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live: Free n Losh. Hip Hop and electronics. Yonge- Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872- 4255. Free. ●●Oct 06 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Alma Innamorata. Italian baroque music about love. Works by Handel, Corelli and Scarlatti. Ensemble Les Songes. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Tuesday October 6 ●●Oct 06 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Jialiang Zhu, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcome. ●●Oct 06 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Performance Class. Thirdyear students perform. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free. ●●Oct 06 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Student Showcase. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459- 0701. Free. ●●Oct 06 8:00: Tafelmusik. Musik Mania. Zelenka: Hypochondria; Geminani: Concerto grosso La Follia; Vivaldi: Concerto “Il mondo al rovescio”; Telemann: Orchestral Suite La Bizzarre; and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4. Cecilia Bernardini, violin. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985- 2787. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Oct 1-4 at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, start times and prices vary. Wednesday October 7 ●●Oct 07 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recitals. Simon Walker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●Oct 07 6:00: The Cathedral Church of St. James. Cantatas in the Cathedral. Bach: Cantata, BWV5 and organ works. Julia Morson, soprano; Laura McAlpine, alto; Andrew Walker, tenor; David Roth, bass; Michael Bloss, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. PWYC. All donations go directly to the artists. ●●Oct 07 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble. Copland: An Outdoor Overture; Saint-Saëns: Occident and Orient; Schuman: New England Triptych; Holst: First Suite in E-Flat; Forsyth: Wheel; Reynold: O Magnum Mysterium. Tony Gomes, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●Oct 07 7:30: Westwood Concerts. Four Hands Are Better than Two. Fauré: Sicilienne Op.78 in G (arr. G. Millar); Satie: Trois morceaux en forme de poire; Rachmaninov: Barcarolle Op.11 (from Six Pieces for Piano Duet); Stravinsky: Petrushka. Gregory and Lisa Millar, pianos. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st). BARBARA HANNIGAN SINGS & CONDUCTS OCT 7 & 8 | TSO.CA ●●Oct 07 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Barbara Hannigan Sings & Conducts. Nono: Djamila Boupacha; Haydn: Symphony No.49 “La Passione”; Mozart: Three Arias; Ligeti: Concert Românesc; Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements. Barbara Hannigan, soprano and conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 8. Also Oct 8. ●●Oct 07 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x4439. Free. 42 | Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

B. Concerts Beyond the GTA IN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Haliburton, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Leith, London, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Port Hope, Waterloo Wednesday September 2 ●●Sep 02 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Moellman family. Marie-Caroline Bourque, violin; Jeffrey Moellman, piano; Moellman children: Jonathan, Clara, and Paul, violin and piano. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Wednesday September 9 ●●Sep 09 2:30: Seniors Serenade. Angie Nussey, piano. Works by I. Gershwin, R. Charles, C. King, Streisand and Nussey. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: refreshments . Friday September 11 ●●Sep 11 7:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Friday Night Concert in the Park: Union Duke. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713- 9310. Free. ●●Sep 11 8:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Friday Night Concert in the Park: Shakura S’Aida. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. Free. ●●Sep 11 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tenore. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711. and up. Also Sep 12. Saturday September 12 ●●Sep 12 12:15: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: The Heavyweights Brass Band. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 1:15: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Robi Botos Quartet. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 2:15: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Elizabeth Shepherd. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 3:15: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: TD Young Jazz Showcase. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 4:15: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: The Souljazz Orchestra. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 7:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: 2ish. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 8:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 12 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Tenore. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711. and up. Also Sep 11. Sunday September 13 ●●Sep 13 12:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: TD Young Jazz Showcase. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 13 1:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Big Rude Jake. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 13 2:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Barbra Lica. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 13 3:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Brownman Electryc Trio. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855- 713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 13 4:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Saturday in the Park: Michael Occhipinti & Elizabeth Shepherd. Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-855-713-9310. ; after Aug.31; (st). Valid ID needed for student rate. ●●Sep 13 7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Friends of Fiddler’s Green. Alistair Brown, Ian Bell, Grit Laskin, Ian Robb, Laurence Stephenson and Jeff McClintock. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. 519-473-2099. /(adv). ●●Sep 13 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Petronel Malan, Piano. Beethoven: Sonata Op.27 No.2 “Moonlight”; Liebermann: 3 transcriptions on Brahms songs; Dohnányi: Paraphrases on Brahms Waltzes; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday September 16 ●●Sep 16 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrews. Simon Walker, organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705-726- 1181. ; free(st). ●●Sep 16 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. New Orford String Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet No.3, Op.18 No.3; String Quartet No.13, Op.130/133 with Great Fugue. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Friday September 18 ●●Sep 18 8:00: Association of Canadian Women Composers. Earth Music Concert. Music by 12 ACWC Composers. Works by Westerkamp, Doolittle, Young, Weaver, Skarecky, Pettigrew, Berry, Braden, Bender, Bordignon, Gimon and Walker. Rebecca Campbell, vocals; Valerie Nunn, alto; Gord Burnett, baritone; Tilly Kooyman, clarinet; Gayle Young, amaranth; Laurier Singers; Lee Willingham, conductor; and others. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-576-1068. ; (st). ●●Sep 18 8:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Early Music Rock Stars. Telemann: Quartet in G for flute, violins and continuo; Rebel: Violin Sonata in d No. 8; Bach: Trio Sonata from The Musical Offering; Fasch: Quartet in D; Quantz: Flute Sonata in B-Flat; and other works. Adrian Butterfield and Edwin Huizinga, violins; Rachel Brown, flute; Myron Lutzke, cello; Kenneth CANADIAN JAZZ ICON Joe Sealy WITH SPECIAL GUEST Jumaane Smith BLUES SENSATIONS Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley PRESENTS Join us as we explore the ongoing journey to freedom and equality and pay tribute to the resilience of the courageous freedom-seekers who followed the North Star to Niagara, a terminus of the Underground Railroad. FEATURING Slowik, harpsichord. Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Ln., Leith. 519-371-2833. ; (st). Saturday September 19 ●●Sep 19 10:00am: SweetWater Music Festival. Mozart for Munchkins. A free event for babies and toddlers to be exposed to the music of Mozart and Bach. Kati Gleiser and Mark Fewer. Harmony Centre, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. Free. ●●Sep 19 12:00 noon: SweetWater Music Festival. Luthier Event/Short Concert. Performed by guest artists on locally made instruments. Georgian Shores United Church, 997 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. Free. ●●Sep 19 1:00: SweetWater Music Festival. BYOB: Bring Your Own B-Minor. Selections from Bach’s B-Minor Mass performed by local choral community and a professional orchestra. Georgian Shores United Church, 997 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. Free. See festival website for participation details. ●●Sep 19 4:00: SweetWater Music Festival. The Complete Bach Cello Suites. Myron Lutzke and Kenneth Slowik, cellos; Steven Dann; viola. Georgian Shores United Church, 997 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. ; (st). ●●Sep 19 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Opening Night. Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1; Beethoven: Symphony No.4. Janina Fialkowska, WORLD-RENOWNED NATHANIEL DETT CHORALE BLUES & MOTOWN LEGEND HARRISON KENNEDY on the Niagara River NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON OCTOBER 2-4, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: bravoniagara.org thewholenote.com Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 | 43

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