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Thursday November 3 ●●12:00 noon: Adam Sherkin/Steinway Piano Gallery. Rachmaninoff: Let Hands Speak. Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli Op.42; Morceaux de Fantaisie (Mélodie Op.3 No.3; Serenade Op.3 No.5 (1940 version)); Daisies Op.38 No.3; Sherkin: Punch Revisited (2016); Meditations Books I(2006) and II(2016). St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free. In the Jane Mallett Lobby. Also 5:30. ●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Includes coffee and snack. Also Dec 1. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Poetry and Music. Works inspired by Hamlet and Macbeth. Monica Whicher, soprano; Laura Tucker, mezzo; Steven Philcox, piano; Eric Domville, spoken word. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 408-0208. Free. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Sarah Svendsen, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363- 0331 x26. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Lost Composers of the Holocaust. Ulricke Anton, flute; Anna Ronai, piano. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Decades Project (1920-1929): From Paris to Leningrad. Milhaud: La création du monde; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3; Shostakovich: Symphony No.1. Jon Kimura Parker, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Nov 2(8:00) and 5(7:30). ●●5:30: Adam Sherkin/Steinway Piano Gallery. Rachmaninoff: Let Hands Speak. Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli Op.42; Morceaux de Fantaisie (Mélodie Op.3 No.3; Serenade Op.3 No.5 (1940 version)); Daisies Op.38 No.3; Sherkin: Punch Revisited (2016); Meditations Books I(2006) and II(2016). St. Lawrence Centre for the A. Concerts in the GTA Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free. In the Jane Mallett Lobby. Also 12:00. ●●7:00: Lula Lounge. Tribute to Don Francks. Steve Hunter, piano; Tony Quarrington; Friends of Francks: Jaymz Bee, George Koller, Samantha Clayton, Sam Broverman, Genevieve Marentette, vocals. 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). 10:00: The Tiki Collective. ●●7:30: Opera York. Tosca. Puccini. Romulo Delgado, tenor (Mario Cavaradossi); Nicolae Raciciu, baritone (Baron Scarpia); Sabatino Vacca, artistic director; Giuseppe Macina, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; (st). With supertitles. Also Nov 5. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Aimia Discovery Series: Joaquin Valdepeñas Conducts. Weill: Violin Concerto; Milhaud: La création du monde. Glenn Gould School students; Joaquin Valdepeñas, conductor. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. . ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. That’s Not Funny. Works by Spike Jones, Haydn and Tom Lehrer; 2 Pianos 4 Hands (excerpts); The Dance Belt: A Brief History of the Performing Arts; and other works. Members of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -. Also Nov 4 and 5. ●●8:00: Corktown Chamber Orchestra. Brave New World. Sibelius: Finlandia; Elgar: Cello Concerto; Dvořák: New World Symphony No.9. Paul McCulloch, cello; Will Callaghan and Paul McCulloch, conductors. Little Trinity Anglican Church, 425 King St. E. 647- 528-7159. ; free(child). ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. The 5 Browns. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Twinmuse: An Evening of Piano Four Hands and Cinema. Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Lizée: Hitchcock études for piano, soundtrack and video; other works by M. Davidson, Lecuona and Debussy. Hourshid and Mehrshid Afrakhteh, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35. See Nov 2. Also Nov 4, 5(all 8:00); 6(3:30). Friday November 4 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Renee Barabash, piano; Andres Tucci Clarke, cello. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631- 4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Ariodante. Handel. Alice Coote, mezzo (Ariodante); Jane Archibald, soprano (Ginevra); Varduhi Abrahamyan, mezzo (Polinesso); and others; Richard Jones, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5; $22(under 30). English Surtitles. ●●7:00: Live at West Plains. Song of the Grand. A musical story set on the banks of the Grand River and the battlefields of Europe during World War II. George Hall: When the World Sings; I’m Only Asking; When Will I See You Again; Restless Life; Going Home. George Hall and Elizabeth Nieć, vocals; Brahm Goldhamer, piano; Robert Brownlie, narrator. West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. 905-529-4871. (for two); . ●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre/University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music Composition Department. New Orford Quartet. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x202. ; (members/arts workers). NiNe SparrowS artS FouNdatioN presents A CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE Friday November 4th 7:30 pm special Guest Bart Woomert trumpet (true north Brass) ADMISSION FREE DONATIONS WELCOME www.9SparrowSartS.org ●●7:30: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. A Concert of Remembrance. Guest: Barton Woomert, trumpet; Rob Crabtree, piper; Lark Popov, piano; Colleen Burns, narrator; Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Choir; Hedgerow Singers; William Maddox, organ; Eric N. Robertson, conductor; and others. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416- 241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. That’s Not Funny. Works by Spike Jones, Haydn and Tom Lehrer; 2 Pianos 4 Hands (excerpts); The Dance Belt: A Brief History of the Performing Arts; and other works. Members of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -. Also Nov 3 and 5. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. New Voices in Israeli Jazz. Guy Mintus, piano; Siva Arbel, vocals. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. World Music Concert: Étienne Charles and Malika Tirolien. Music of Trinidad and Guadeloupe. Étienne Charles, trumpet; Malika Tirolien, vocals. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35. See Nov 2. Also Nov 5(8:00), 6(3:30). Saturday November 5 ●●1:30: Gallery 345. Art of the Flute. Works by Handel, Heath, Uebayashi and Prokofiev. Lorna McGhee, flute; Jeanie Chung, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-588-7886. ; (sr/st). ●●4:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Main Choir. Songs of Celebration. Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Gjeilo, Antognini and Sirett. Michel Ross, piano; Flamenco guitarists; Jennifer Swan, choreographer; Elise Bradley, Carole Anderson and Matthew Otto, conductors. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st); (child). In support of the 2017 Chamber Choir Tour to Barcelona. ●●4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz and Reflection: Playing Make Believe. Jim Clayton Trio. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. ●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Norma. Bellini. Sondra Radvanovsky/Elza van den Heever, sopranos (Norma); and others; Kevin Newbury, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. -5; $22(under 30). English Surtitles. ●●7:00: Toronto Music Academy of Canada. Lee-Shillingberg Piano Duo. Works by Mozart, Piazzolla, Chopin and Gershwin. Yun He Lee, piano; John Shillingberg, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: México Contemporáneo. Paisajes Sonoros. Ponce: Romanza; Aranda: Studio No.7; Franck: Sonata in A; Derbez: Reflections of the Moon; Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel. Paulina Derbez, violin; Araceli Salazar, piano; Jaime Lujan, visual arts. Windermere United Church, 356 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5611. . ●●7:30: Opera York. Tosca. Puccini. Romulo Delgado, tenor (Mario Cavaradossi); Nicolae Raciciu, baritone (Baron Scarpia); Sabatino Vacca, artistic director; Giuseppe Macina, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -; (st). With supertitles. Also Nov 3. Ode on the Nativity December 10 & 11 Pax Christi Chorale with Shannon Mercer, Soprano and the Aslan Boys Choir ●●7:30: Pax Christi Chorale. Elijah. Mendelssohn. Stephanie Martin, conductor. Guest: The Bicycle Opera Project. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov 6(mat). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Decades Project (1920-1929): From Paris to Leningrad. Milhaud: La création du monde; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3; Shostakovich: Symphony No.1. Jon Kimura Parker, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Nov 2(8:00) and 3(2:00). ●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Elijah. Mendelssohn. Lesley Bouza, soprano; 38 | November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Elijah at Koerner Hall November 5, 7:30 pm 135 VOICES AND FULL ORCHESTRA David Pittsinger as Elijah plus Lesley Bouza, Christina Stelmacovich & Michael Schade www.tmchoir.org Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo; Michael Schade, tenor; David Pittsinger, bass-baritone; Festival Orchestra. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. - ; (VoxTix). ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Pandaléon en concert. Post-rock music. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/ teachers); free(18 and under). ●●8:00: Army, Navy and Air Force Club (Mississauga). Music to Remember Dance. Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble; Little Peter and the Elegants. 765 Third St., Mississauga. 905-274-6131. . ●●8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. That’s Not Funny. Works by Spike Jones, Haydn and Tom Lehrer; 2 Pianos 4 Hands (excerpts); The Dance Belt: A Brief History of the Performing Arts; and other works. Members of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -. Also Nov 3 and 4. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Art of the Piano: The Beethoven Monument. Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses; Schumann: Fantaisie Op.17; Beethoven: Sonata Op.111. Marc Toth, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Music Gallery/Native Women in the Arts. Kwe Performance Series: Inuit Showcase. Kathleen Ivaluarjuk Merritt, Taqralik Partridge and Nukariik. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (members/st). ●●8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Shakespeare 400. Music inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor; Mendelssohn: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Dvořák: Cello Concerto. Paul Marleyn, cello. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 888- 489-7784. -. Also Nov 6(2:00). ●●8:00: Rose Orchestra. Meet “The Roses”. Wijeratne: Invisible Cities Concerto (excerpt); and other works. Guest: TorQ Percussion Quartet. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr); (child under 16). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Mix: Bluebird North. Songwriters TBA; Blair Packham, host. Conservatory Theatre, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35. See Nov 2. Also Nov 6(3:30). ●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. Music from Japan and Beyond. Traditional and contemporary music for Japanese taiko, kokyu (bowedstring instrument), shamisen and shinobue (bamboo flute). Nagata Shachu; Shogo Yoshii. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Ct. 416-441-2345. ; (sr/ st). ●●8:00: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto. Shinonome Choir: The Rhythm of Peace. 210 Wilson Ave. 416-487-4161. ; (members). Sunday November 6 ●●10:30am: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Requiem for All Souls’ Day. Lauridsen: “Lux Aeterna” Requiem Mass. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Freewill offering. ●●2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Shakespeare 400. Music inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor; Mendelssohn: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Dvořák: Cello Concerto. Paul Marleyn, cello. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 888- 489-7784. -. Also Nov 5(8:00). ●●2:00: Pocket Concerts. Pocket Concert at The Wharf. Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.44 No.1; Schubert: “Quartettsatz”; Haydn: String Quartet Op.76 No.4 “Sunrise”. Min-jeong Koh and Catherine Cosbey, violins; Rory McLeod, viola; Amy Laing, cello. Market Wharf, Condo Party Room, 1 Market St., Toronto . 647-896-8295. ; (19-35); (under 19). ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Sunday Interludes: Steven Schick. Works by Lei Liang, Applebaum, Cage and Xenakis. Steven Schick, percussion. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●3:00: Weston Silver Band. Beatles Go Brass. Penny Lane, Lady Madonna, She’s Leaving Home, Ticket to Ride, Norwegian Guillermo Silva-Marin General Director Wood, and other works. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-908- 9090. /(adv); $22(sr)/(adv); (st)/(adv). ●●3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Elijah. Mendelssohn. Stephanie Martin, conductor. Guest: The Bicycle Opera Project. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov 5(eve). ●●3:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Waltz Rivals. Tribute to Kálmán and Léhar. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800- 708-6754. -. ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. A Talent to Amuse: The Words and Music of Noël Coward. I’ll See You Again, I’ll Follow My Secret Heart, Some Day I’ll Find You, If Love Were All, Why Do the Wrong People Travel? and others. Monica Whicher, soprano; Norine Burgess, mezzo; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Palm Court Trio (Barry Shiffman, violin; Adrian Fung, cello; John Greer, piano). Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35. See Nov 2. ●●4:00: All Saints Kingsway. A Requiem Mass for All Souls. Fauré: Requiem. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416- 769-5224. Freewill offering. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Christ Church Deer Park. How They So Softly Rest: A Remembrance Day Concert. Vaughan Williams: Mass in G Minor; works by Subscriptions still available! Call 416-922-2912 for a complete brochure or visit www.torontooperetta.com WALTZ RIVALS A Tribute to Kálmán and Lehár Michael Rose, Music Director Sunday, November 6 at 3 pm THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE by Gilbert & Sullivan Derek Bate, Conductor, Guillermo Silva-Marin, Stage Director Vania Chan Elizabeth Beeler Curtis Sullivan Colin Ainsworth December 27, 30 & January 6 at 8 pm December 31 & January 7, 8 at 3 pm 416-366-7723 | 1-800-708-6754 | www.stlc.com thewholenote.com November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 | 39

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