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Volume 22 Issue 3 - November 2016

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Galas and Fundraisers

Galas and Fundraisers ●●Nov 01 7:00: Canadian Art Song Project. In Support of Song. Silent auction, wine, conversation and performances by mezzo Allyson McHardy, bass Peter Barrett, tenor Colin Ainsworth, pianists Helen Becqué and Stephen Ralls. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618; canadianartsongproject.ca . First 20 through the door receive a copy of CASP recording Cloud Light. ●●Nov 03 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Centre Stage COC Fundraiser. Cocktail reception followed by Ensemble Studio Competition; formal dinner for Gala patrons on the Four Seasons stage. COC Orchestra; Ben Heppner, competition host; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. 00 (gala dinner); 0 (cocktail reception and competition). 5:30: cocktails; 6:30 competition; dinner follows. ●●Nov 17 5:30-11:00: Ken Page Memorial Trust. Annual Jazz Fundraiser featuring a swinging international Jazz Party Jam. Complimentary cocktail reception, gala dinner, grand raffle prizes. Lifetime Achievement Award to Sybil Walker. Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-515-0200. 0. Tours ●●Nov 20 10:30am: Canadian Opera Company. 90-Minute Tour of the Four Seasons Centre. Led by a trained docent. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. (adults); (sr/st). ●●Nov 27 10:30am: Canadian Opera Company. 90-Minute Tour of the Four Seasons Centre. Led by a trained docent. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. (adults); (sr/st). ●●Dec 04 10:30am: Canadian Opera Company. 90-Minute Tour of the Four Seasons Centre. Led by a trained docent. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. (adults); (sr/st). Lectures, Salons, Symposia ●●Nov 06 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Exploring the Artistry of Jon Vickers. Wayne Gooding, guest speaker. Edward Johnson Bldg, Room 330, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. . ●●Nov 12 9:00am-5:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Music Care Conference. Educational day for caregivers and musicians interested in integrating music and care in regular practice. Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750; musiccareconference.ca Free. ●●Nov 13 2:00-5:00: Classical Music Club Toronto. A look at the operas of Gioachino Rossini. Excerpts from various recordings and videos will be presented. For information and location: 416-898-2549. (annual membership fee); no charge for first-time visitors. Nominal donation to defray refreshment cost. ●●Nov 21 1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. Operatic Divas: Joan Sutherland. Opera educator Iain Scott presents one of the most spectacular operatic voices of the 20th century. 750 Spadina Ave. Information: 416-924-6211 x0. $22. ●●Nov 23 10:00am: Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Music Before Words: 400 Years of Italian Opera. Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti: From E. The ETCeteras Baroque Melodrama to Bel Canto. Lecture by Sebastiano Bazzichetto. 496 Huron St. 416- 921-3802 x221. ; (IIC students). ●●Nov 24 1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. Crazy Rhythm: The Music of the Jazz Age. With musician/educator Jordan Klapman. The Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties were decades of social change, scandalous music and dance – and the birth of jazz. Learn about classic recordings by Cole Porter, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong and enjoy live piano music. 750 Spadina Ave. Information: 416-924-6211 x155. . ●●Nov 30 10:00am: Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Music Before Words: 400 Years of Italian Opera. Giuseppe Verdi: A Life for Opera, Opera for Life. Lecture by Sebastiano Bazzichetto. 496 Huron St. 416-921-3802 x221. ; (IIC students). Cello Master Classes Laurence Lesser, Lorand Fenyves Resident Artist November 18 music.utoronto.ca ●●Nov 30 1:00-4:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jackman Humanities Institute Symposium: Reich, Rhythm and Repetition: Patterns in Music, Speech and Science. Includes lectures by Garry Kvistad, Stephen Morris, Russell Hartenberger and Kathy Armstrong; performances by Nexus, Christine Duncan, Suba Sankaran, Midori Koga, Gregory Oh and others. For complete schedule and locations: humanities.utoronto.ca/ events; nexuspercussion.com All events free. Also Dec 01 12:00 noon-5:00 and Dec 02 5:00. ●●Dec 01 1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. Gilbert & Sullivan TopsyTurvyDom. The masters of the Savoy Theatre took a cue from Strauss and Offenbach and ran with it. Their light operas conquered new audience all over the world. Find out the “whys and wherefores” with Guillermo Silva, general director of Toronto Operetta Theatre. 750 Spadina Ave. Information: 416-924-6211 x155. . ●●Dec 04 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Great Singers of the Mariinsky & Bolshoi Theatres of Tsarist Russia. Stephen R. Clarke, guest speaker. Edward Johnson Bldg., Room 330, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. . ●●Dec 07 10:00am: Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Music Before Words: 400 Years of Italian Opera. The Dawn of a New Era: From Verismo to Puccini’s Turandot. Lecture by Sebastiano Bazzichetto. 496 Huron St. 416- 921-3802 x221. , (IIC students). Masterclasses ●●Nov 05 3:00-5:30: Long & McQuade. Masterclass with Lorna McGhee, Flute. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave, Unit 3. 416-588- 7886 or pdydnansky@long-mcquade.com. (performers); (auditors). ●●Nov 08 11:30am: York University Department of Music. Vocal Masterclass with Vocal Coach and Pianist Stephen Ralls. Young singers from the studios of Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. Observers welcome. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647- 459-0701. Free. ●●Nov 17 11:30am: York University Department of Music. Piano Masterclass with Dr. Michael Berkovsky. Observers welcome. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●Nov 18 11:00am-1:00 and 3:00-5:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Cello Masterclasses with Laurence Lesser, Lorand Fenyves Resident Artist. Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free. ●●Nov 18 1:30: York University Department of Music. Vocal Masterclass with Soprano Elizabeth McDonald. Young singers from the studios of Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. Observers welcome. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●Nov 19 10:30am: Long & McQuade. Masterclass and Workshop with Ian Clarke, Flute. Masterclass 10:30am-3:00; workshop 3:30- 4:30. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave, Unit 3. For more info: 416-588-7886 or pdydnansky@ long-mcquade.com (master class performers); (auditors/workshop). ●●Nov 20 2:00-5:00: ORMTA. Composition Masterclass with Professor John Burge. Students of composition will have their works critiqued and performed. Auditors welcome. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. Register by Nov 11 at: ormta.ctbpres@gmail. com. For further info: 416-485-6562. Student participants: /; . ●●Dec 03 11:00am-1:00: Tafelmusik. Master Class with Violinist Rodolfo Richter. Join the audience to see Richter work with emerging artists, focusing on violin and viola repertoire of baroque Italy. Open to the public. Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. Free ( suggested donation). Screenings ●●Nov 29 6:30: Royal Conservatory of Music / Hot Docs. Music on Film. Exit: Music. The extraordinary stories of five composers who fled Europe with the rise of the Third Reich and how their lost masterpieces have been recovered. Members of ARC Ensemble (Artists of The Royal Conservatory) and artistic director Simon Wynberg, the narrator, who together have worked on restoring the musical masterpieces upon which the film is based, will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A; includes live performance by The ARC Ensemble. 506 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824; www.hotdocscinema.ca (Hot Docs members: , , free). Workshops ●●Nov 06 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by recorder/flute player Sophie Larivière. Bring your early instruments and a music stand. Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140 Avenue Road. 416-779-5750. . ●●Nov 11 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players’ Society. Amateur recorder players are invited to join in the playing of early music. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-597-0485; torecorder.wordpress.com Memberships available. (non-members). Refreshments. ●●Nov 13 10:00am-5:00: International Resource Centre for Performing Artists. The Savvy Musician Workshop: A Life in Music – BIG Ideas On Career and Financial Success. David Cutler, jazz and classical composer, pianist, producer/presenter, educator and author, shares his knowledge and experience with musicians of diverse genres (e.g. jazz, pop, world, classical). With the participation of Atholl Swainston-Harrison (International Artist Managers Association) and Margaret Lioi (North American Association of Performing Arts Managers and Agents). Long & McQuade, 925 Bloor St. W. 416-362-1422; www.ircpa.net (includes lunch). ●●Nov 18 8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improv studios of Casey Sokol. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●Nov 20 2:00-4:30: CAMMAC Toronto Region. Reading for singers and instrumentalists of Orff’s Carmina Burana. Andrew Chung, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-386-0258. ; (members). ●●Nov 26 10:30am-1:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Singsation Saturday. Sing works by Haydn, including the Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo No. 7, with TMC associate conductor Jennifer Min-Young Lee. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Cameron Hall, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422. Register at the door. (includes refreshments). ●●Dec 04 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by recorder player Avery MacLean. Bring your early instruments and a music stand. Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140 Avenue Road. 416-779-5750. . PASQUALE BROTHERS PURVEYORS OF FINE FOOD CATERING (416) 364-7397 WWW.PASQUALEBROS.COM 62 | November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

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