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Volume 24 Issue 1 - September 2018

  • Text
  • September
  • Jazz
  • Toronto
  • Musical
  • Symphony
  • Quartet
  • Orchestra
  • Festival
  • Theatre
  • Violin
In this issue: The WholeNote's 7th Annual TIFF TIPS guide to festival films with musical clout; soprano Erin Wall in conversation with Art of Song columnist Lydia Perovic, about more than the art of song; a summer's worth of recordings reviewed; Toronto Chamber Choir at 50 (is a few close friends all it takes?); and much more, as the 2018/19 season gets under way.

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mezzettarestaurant.com (full schedule) Every Wed 9 & 10:15pm Wednesday Concert Series. Cover . Monarch Tavern 12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833 themonarchtavern.com (full schedule) Every Tues 9pm Vinyl Night ; Every Thu 10pm Monarch Karaoke . Sep 10 Martin Loomer & His Orange Devils Orchestra. Sep 15 Ian Moore. N’awlins Jazz Bar & Dining 299 King St. W. 416-595-1958 nawlins.ca All shows: No cover/PWYC. Every Tue 6:30pm Stacie McGregor. Every Wed 7pm The Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thur 8pm Nothin’ But the Blues with Joe Bowden. Every Fri & Sat 8:30pm N’awlins All Star Band; Every Sun 7pm Brooke Blackburn. Nice Bistro, The 117 Brock St. N., Whitby. 905-668-8839 nicebistro.com (full schedule) Live jazz and dinner, per person. Dinner from 6pm and music 7-9pm. Sep 19 Paper Moon (Zoey Adams & Tony Quarrington). Old Mill, The 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641 oldmilltoronto.com The Home Smith Bar: No reservations. No cover. food/drink minimum. All shows: 7:30-10:30pm Sep 1 Lenny Solomon Trio. Sep 4 Gene DiNovi. Sep 5 Allison Au Quartet. Sep 6 Arlene Smith Trio. Sep 7 Canadian Jazz Quartet with Alastair Kay. Sep 8 Brian Blain. Sep 11 John Sherwood. Sep 12 Anthony D’Alessandro Trio. Sep 13 Bob Brough Quartet. Sep 14 Alana Bridgewater Trio. Sep 15 Roberto Occhipinti Trio. Sep 18 Mark Eisenman. Sep 19 Emily Steinwall Quartet. Sep 20 Bob DeAngelis Quartet. Sep 21 Mike Downes Trio. Sep 22 Jocelyn Barth Trio. Sep 25 Adrean Farrugia. Sep 26 Edwin Sheard Trio. Sep 27 Barry Elmes Quartet. Sep 28 Nancy Walker Trio. Sep 29 Yvette Tollar Trio Only Café, The 972 Danforth Ave. 416-463-7843 theonlycafe.com (full schedule) Pilot Tavern, The 22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716 thepilot.ca All shows: 3pm. No cover. D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) Sun, Sept 16 at 4:30pm Tribute To Cannonball Adderley David Restivo (piano), Matt Woroshyl (alto sax), Alexander Brown (trumpet), Neil Swainson (bass), Brian Barlow (drums and tribute talk) Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. (north of St. Clair at Heath St.) Admission is free; donations are welcome. Sep 1 Chris Wallace Quartet. Sep 8 Dave Restivo Quartet. Sep 15 Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop. Sep 22 Bernie Senensky Quartet. Sep 29 Luis Deniz Quartet. Poetry Jazz Café 224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299 poetryjazzcafe.com (full schedule) Reposado Bar & Lounge 136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474 reposadobar.com (full schedule) Reservoir Lounge, The 52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887 reservoirlounge.com (full schedule). Every Tue & Sat, 8:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 9pm The Digs. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis. Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475 therex.ca (full schedule) Call for cover charge info. Sep 1 12pm The Sinners Choir 3:30pm George Lake Big Band 7pm Justin Bacchus 9:45pm Harrison2. Sep 2 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band 3:30pm Club Django. 7pm Laura Swankey Group 9:30pm Tim Hamel Quintet. Sep 3 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles 9:30pm Trevor Hogg Trio Sep 4 6:30pm Eric West Quartet 9:30pm Montreal’s Deschamps. Sep 5 6:30pm Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew 9:30pm Patrick Smith. Sep 6 6:30pm Kevin Quain 9:30pm Tim Ries Group. Sep 7 4pm Hogtown Syncopators 6:30pm Colleen Allen Band 9:45pm Marito Marques. Sep 8 12pm The Sinners Choir 3:30pm Chris Hunt Tentet +2 7pm Justin Bacchus 9:45pm Dave Young Quintet. Sep 9 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble 7pm Laura Swankey Group 9:30pm Alexei Orechin Septet. Sep 10 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles 9:30pm Socialist Night School Sep 11 6:30pm Eric West Quartet 9:30pm Gabriel Palatchi Group. Sep 12 6:30pm Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew 9:30pm Tony Malaby w/Nick Fraser Group. Sep 13 6:30pm Kevin Quain 9:30pm Paul DeLong’s Bucket of Fish Orchestra. Sep 14 4pm Hogtown Syncopators 6:30pm Colleen Allen Band 9:45pm Pat Collins Group. Sep 15 12pm The Sinners Choir 3:30pm Paul Reddick Blues 7pm Justin Bacchus 9:45pm O’Kane & Turcotte. Sep 16 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band 3:30pm Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters 7pm Laura Swankey Group 9:30pm The North. Sep 17 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles 9:30pm The North. Sep 18 6:30pm Eric West Quartet Featuring some of Toronto’s best jazz musicians with a brief reflection by Jazz Vespers Clergy Sun, Sept 30 at 4:30pm Mark Eisenman Trio Mark Eisenman (piano), Paul Novotny (bass), Barry Elms (drums) 416-920-5211 www.thereslifehere.org 9:30pm Humber College Faculty Jazz Jam. Sep 19 6:30pm Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew 9:30pm Nick Maclean Quartet feat. Brownman Ali. Sep 20 6:30pm Kevin Quain 9:30pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk MacDonald Quintet. Sep 21 4pm Hogtown Syncopators 6:30pm Colleen Allen Band 9:30pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk MacDonald Quintet. Sep 22 12pm The Sinners Choir 3:30pm Laura Hubert 7pm Justin Bacchus 9:30pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk MacDonald Quintet. Sep 23 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band 3:30pm Beverly Taft Quintet 7pm Laura Swankey Group 9:30pm Barry Romberg Group. Sep 24 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles 9:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra Sep 25 6:30pm Eric West Quartet 9:30pm Samuel Blais Quartet. Sep 26 Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew 9:30 pm Samuel Blais Quartet. Sep 27 6:30pm Kevin Quain 9:30pm Sam Williams’ Timeless. Sep 28 4pm Hogtown Syncopators 6:30pm Colleen Allen Band 9:45pm Mark Godfrey Five Sep 29 12pm The Sinners Choir 3:30pm David Blake 7pm Neon Eagle 9:45pm Wolfgang Schalk. Sep 30 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland Band 7pm Laura Swankey Group 9:30pm JV’s Boogaloo Squad Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The 1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064 thesaltydog.ca (full schedule) Every Tue 7-10pm Jazz Night. Every Thu 8:30pm Karaoke. Every Fri 9:30pm Blues Jam - house band with weekly featured guest. Sauce on Danforth 1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376 sauceondanforth.com All shows: No cover. Every Mon 9pm The Out of Towners. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth. Every Thursday 8pm Steven Koven and Artie Roth. Every 3rd Sunday 4pm Sam Taylor Band Saturday Matinees 4pm various performers. The Senator WineBar 249 Victoria St. 416 364-7517 thesenator.com All shows with cover charge ( after 10pm arrival, free after 11pm arrival) Sep 7 Julian Fauth & Kim Roberts. Sep 8 Alex Pangman with Julian Fauth. Sep 14 Julian Fauth & Russ Kelley. Sep 15 The Blackburn Brothers. Sep 21 Julian Fauth & Paul Reddick. Sep 28 Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka. Sep 29 The Lesters. Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137 tranzac.org (full schedule) 3-4 shows daily, various styles, in four different performance spaces. Mostly PWYC. Do you think you might have a problem with PAINKILLERS/OPIOIDS? e.g. Tylenol 3, Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Percocet, Morphine, Dilaudid, etc. Common names for the above include T3, Oxy, Percs/Tec, Bling, etc. CAMH is performing a research study on treatment for opioid use disorder. Participants are needed for evaluating treatment strategies. Participants will be compensated for their time. Please call 416-535-8501 ext. 39225. For more information about programs and services at CAMH please visit www.camh.ca or call 416-535-8501 (or 1-800-463-6273). REB #127/2016 Version 1.0 52 | September 1 – October 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Galas and Fundraisers ●●Sep 13 5:00: Mississauga Symphony. Annual Giant Used Book Sale. Books, puzzles, games, CDs, DVDs, music scores, sheet music, and music books at bargain prices. Also Sep 14(10am-8pm), Sep 15(10am-5pm), and Sep 16(11am-3pm). Sheridan Centre Mall, 2225 Erin Mills Pkwy., Mississauga.For information visit mississaugasymphony.ca. ●●Sep 29 8:15: Kiss CF Goodbye 4: Annual All Ages Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. Performances by Rock and Roll Over (Canada’s premiere KISS tribute band), Wanted (America’s top Bon Jovi tribute band), Jukebox Heroes (Canada’s premiere Foreigner tribute band). Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. Hosted by Rudy Blair. -. Tickets at 416-550-7181. Lectures, Salons and Symposia ●●Sep 12 6:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sound Knowledge Lecture Series: Sing Me a Song of Canada! Presented by Robin Elliott and followed by a brief Q & A. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park. 416-978-3750. 0 + HST for the Series. ●●Sep 19 6:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sound Knowledge Lecture Series: What Is This Thing Called Jazz? Presented by Gordon Foote and followed by a brief Q & A. Walter Hall - 80 Queens Park. 416-978-3750. 0 + HST for the Series. ●●Sep 20 3:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. METH Colloquia. Presented by Jennifer Iverson, University of Chicago. Edward Johnson Building, Room 130, 80 Queens Park. 416-978-3750. Free. ●●Sep 23 2:00: Classical Music Club Toronto. Marc-André Hamelin. Our program will explore the wide range of Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin’s recordings of works of the established repertoire, as well as the rarities of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. For further information, visit theclassicalmusicclubtoronto.org or call John Sharpe at 416- 898-2549. Annual membership: (regular); (sr/st). Free for first-time visitors. Donations accepted for refreshments. ●●Sep 23 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Jonas Kaufmann: Today’s Über-Tenor. Guest Speaker: Iain Scott. Room 330, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park Cr. W. 416-924-3940. . ●●Sep 24 6:00: Canadian Opera Company/ Toronto Public Library. Opera Talks: Intro to the Opera. Join musicologist Margaret Cormier and learn about the fascinating world of opera. In this engaging presentation, she will discuss the evolution of opera and how to navigate its rich music and stories. Richview Library, 1806 Islington Ave. (at Eglinton Ave. W.) . Free admission. Advance registration is not required. Visit learn.coc.ca for more details. ●●Sep 26 6:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sound Knowledge Lecture Series: Music, Traumatic Experience, and Survival - From East to West and Then to Now. Presented by Joshua Pilzer and followed by a brief Q & A. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park. 416- 978-3750. 0 + HST for the Series. ●●Sep 29 10:00am: Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society. A Celebration of the Hymn Society’s Centre for Congregational Song. An opportunity to meet the director of E. The ETCeteras the Centre, Brian Hehn, participate in plenaries with presenters of note, attend breakout sessions of interest, and raise your voice in a “big sing” to finish the day. Registration 9:30am. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. Free admission. ●●Oct 3 6:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Sound Knowledge Lecture Series: Collaborative Improvisation, Music and Social Justice. Presented by Bina John and Nasim Niknafs and followed by a brief Q & A. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park. 416-978-3750. 0 + HST for the Series. ●●Oct 4 3:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. METH Colloquia. Presented by Nicholas Mathew, University of California Berkeley. Edward Johnson Building, Room 130, 80 Queens Park. 416-978-3750. Free. ●●Oct 7 2:00: Classical Music Club Toronto. Schubert’s 1818 Compositions. Our program will focus on selections from several works composed two hundred years ago. For further information, visit theclassicalmusicclubtoronto.org or call John Sharpe at 416-898-2549. Annual membership: (regular); (sr/st). Free for first-time visitors. Donations accepted for refreshments. Masterclasses ●●Sep 10 7:00: Gallery 345. Karrin Alysson Masterclass for Jazz Vocalists. Students will be accompanied by Rod Fleeman (guitar) and George Koller (bass). 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 436-8864. 0(participant); (audit). ●●Sep 21 2:00: Canadian Music Centre. Bandoneón Masterclass for Composers. This masterclass will be conducted by Amijai Shalev and will explore the sonorities, textures, harmonic, melodic and polyphonic aspects using both traditional and modern music featuring bandoneón. The event is oriented to composers or arrangers and composition students from all genres. This event will also be livestreamed. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601. Free. Memorials ●●Oct 07 4:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Memorial Concert Celebrating the Life of Peter Longworth. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. Contact eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-the-lifeof-peter-longworth-tickets-49450894958 to confirm attendance. Free. Open Rehearsals ●●Sep 11 7:00: Chorus York. Open Rehearsal and Meet-&-Greet. Interested singers for all voice parts are invited to sit in on a rehearsal, meet the director, mingle with the choir, and enjoy some refreshments. Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. For more information visit chorusyork.ca or call 905-884-7922. ●●Sep 11 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Open Rehearsal. Interested singers for all voice parts are invited to sit in on a rehearsal, meet the director, and mingle with the choir. The choir also welcomes non-singing associate members and volunteers. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. For more information visit etobicokecentennialchoir.ca, email info@ etobicokecentennialchoir.ca or call 416-433-5495. Sing-alongs, Jams, Circles ●●Sep 22 11:30am: SweetWater Music Festival. Classical Jam. Community playalong; open to all players at any level. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Harmony Centre, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. Free. Tours ●●Sep 23 10:30am: Canadian Opera Company. 90-Minute Tour of the Four Seasons Centre. Led by a trained docent. Includes information and access to the Isadore and Rosalie Sharp City Room, the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre and R. Fraser Elliott Hall, as well as backstage areas such as the wig rooms and dressing rooms, the orchestra pit, and other spaces that only a stage door pass could unlock. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. coc.ca. (adults); (sr/st). Workshops ●●Sep 7 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop for Recorders and Other Early Instruments. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. Guests: . 416-480-1853. Refreshments included. rpstoronto.ca ●●Sep 9 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by recorder player Avery MacLean. St. Leonard’s Church, Canon Dykes Memorial Room, 25 Wanless Ave. Bring your early instruments and a music stand. . 416-779-5750. www.tempotoronto.net, ●●Sep 10 & 17 7:30: North Toronto Community Band. Open Rehearsal. Adult musicians (winds, brass and percussion) are invited to join with the Band as it begins its fall season of rehearsals under the direction of conductor Danny Wilks. Lawrence Park Collegiate, 125 Chatsworth Dr. Please pre-register at 416-481-8183 or www.ntcband.ca. ●●Sep 16 2:00: CAMMAC Toronto Region. Reading for singers and instrumentalists of Handel’s Israel in Egypt. Daniel Taylor, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-781-4745. ; (members). 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