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Volume 24 Issue 3 - November 2018

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  • November
  • Toronto
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Reluctant arranger! National Ballet Orchestra percussionist Kris Maddigan on creating the JUNO and BAFTA award-winning smash hit Cuphead video game soundtrack; Evergreen by name and by nature, quintessentially Canadian gamelan (Andrew Timar explains); violinist Angèle Dubeau on 20 years and 60 million streams; two children’s choirs where this month remembrance and living history must intersect. And much more, online in our kiosk now, and on the street commencing Thursday November 1.

All Awakens with Joy Nov

All Awakens with Joy Nov 9th 8pm mandlephil.com Mahler: Symphony No. 4. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 647-892-8251. Free. Donations accepted. ●●8:00: ProArteDanza. Figaro 2.0. See Nov 1. Also Nov 10. ●●8:00: Ritesh Das/Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Bhumika: CD Release. Featuring Antara Bardwahj, dancer; Nilan Chaudhuri, tabla; and William Rossel, tabla. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 1-888-958-2252. . ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Hilary Hahn. Bach: Sonata No.2 for Solo Violin in a BWV1003; Partita No.3 for Solo Violin in E BWV1006; Sonata No.3 for Solo Violin in C BWV1005. Hilary Hahn, violin. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -100. Pre-concert Talk at 7:00. SOLD OUT! ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Steffani: Drama & Devotion. See Nov 8. Also Nov 10, 11(3:30) Saturday November 10 ●●7:00: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. In Concert. Madawaska String Quartet (Sarah Fraser Raff, violin; Jeewon Kim, violin; Anna Redekop, viola; Amber Ghent, cello). A. Concerts in the GTA St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC. Toronto Music Academy of Canada presents Lee-Shillingberg Piano Duo November 10, 7:00pm ampd.yorku.ca/boxoffice ●●7:00: Toronto Music Academy of Canada. Lee-Shillingberg Piano Duo. Milhaud: Scaramouche Suite, for two pianos; Lutosławski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini for two pianos; Arensky: Suite No.1 for two pianos Op.15; Brahms: Sonata for two pianos in f Op.34b. Yun He Lee and John Shillingberg, pianos. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Academy Concert Series. Dedicated to Peter Longworth: A Complicated Friendship - Brahms & Schumann. Brahms: Sonata No.2 in A Op.100; Piano Quartet No.1 in g Op.25; Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Op.47. Jeanie Chung, piano; Sheila Jaffé, violin; Emily Eng, viola; Kerri McGonigle, cello. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-629-3716. ; (sr/st);(under 18). ●●7:30: Canadian Arabic Orchestra. Festival of Arabic Music and Arts: A Tribute to Sayyed Darwish. Charbel Rouhana, oud; Canadian Arabic Orchestra. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 1-855-682- 6736. .75-.50; .20-.20(sr/st). ●●7:30: Canzona Chamber Players Orchestra. Sixth Annual Elizabeth Krehm Memorial Concert. Humperdinck: Overture to Hänsel and Gretel; Ryan Trew: Come Closer (Songs on texts by Elizabeth Krehm); Brahms: Symphony No.4. Canzona Chamber Players Orchestra; Rachel Krehm, soprano; Evan Mitchell, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 647-248-4048. By donation ( minimum suggested). Donations to the St. Michael’s Hospital ICU. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and others. John Neumeier, choreographer. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. - 5. Opening Night. Runs to Nov 18. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Young Artist Series: Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winners. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte; Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Debussy: Petite Suite; Chopin: Variations on “Là ci darem la mano”, for piano and orchestra, Op.2. Myriam Blardone, harp; Sunny Zhai, piano. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov. 11 (3 pm, St. Simon’s Anglican Church). ●●7:30: St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church. Resonant Reflection. Songs of remembrance and winter seasonal music. Bach Children’s Chorus; Bach Chamber Youth Choir; Charissa Bagan and James Pinhorn, conductors. 470 Woodbine Ave. 416- 691-4560. ; (st). In aid of the East End Refugee Committee. ●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert #1: Season Opener. Verdi: Overture to Luisa Miller; Dvořák: Slavonic Dances Op.46; Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Schumann: Symphony No.3 in E-flat Op.97 “Rhenish”. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. -; -(sr/st); free(under 12). 7:15: Pre-concert talk. www.cathedralbluffs.com. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Alejandro Vela. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Granados: Quéjas ó La maja y el ruiseñor and Los requiebros; Chopin: Nocturne in c, Sonata No. 2, Polonaise No. 6. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. ; (sr/art workers); (st). Cash only. ●●8:00: ProArteDanza. Figaro 2.0. See Nov 1. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz Concerts: Joshua Redman: Still Dreaming. Avantgarde free jazz. Works by Ornette Coleman and original compositions. Brian Blade, drums; Scott Colley, bass; Ron Miles, trumpet. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -5. 7pm: Pre-concert talk with Mark Micklethwaite. SOLD OUT. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Steffani: Drama & Devotion. See Nov 8. Also Nov 11(3:30pm). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Britten War Requiem. Britten: War Reqiuem. Tatiana Pavlovskaya, soprano; Toby Spence, tenor; Russell Braun, baritone; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Children’s Chorus; Bramwell Tovey, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 8. Free pre-concert performance at 6:45. Also Nov. 8. Sunday November 11 Sunday Nov 11, 10:30am REMEMBRANCE DAY at Humbercrest United Church humbercrest.ca Cathedral Bluffs SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Norman Reintamm Artistic Director/Principal Conductor Saturday November 10, 2018 8 pm SEASON OPENER VERDI Overture to Luisa Miller DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 ARVO PÄRT Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, Op. 97 (Rhenish) TICKETS: from ( student/senior; children under 12 are free) ORDER ONLINE cathedralbluffs.com BY PHONE 416.879.5566 P.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Ave E (1 block east of Markham Rd), Scarborough cathedralbluffs.com | 416.879.5566 44 | November 1 - December 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

●●10:30am: Humbercrest United Church. Remembrance Day. Observing the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Gounod: Requiem for Choir, Organ, Strings and Harp; The Last Post/Reveille. Jennifer Krabbe, soprano; Jennifer Routhier, contralto; River Guard, tenor; Alex Halliday, bass; Steven Woomert, trumpet; Melvin J. Hurst, conductor. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Runs to Nov 18. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). L’invitation au voyage Featuring Joyce El-Khoury and Beste Kalender SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 www.rcmusic.com/performance ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Songmasters Series: L’invitation au voyage. Works by Ravel, Duparc, Debussy, and Levantine songs. Joyce El-Khoury, soprano; Beste Kalender, mezzo. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. . ●●2:30: Coro San Marco. Remembering the Great War 100 years later. An afternoon of song, music and contemplation. Marylake Shrine, 13760 Keele St., King City. 905-833- 5368. . ●●3:00: Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra. In Memoriam: A Remembrance Day Concert. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905- 306-6000. . ●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Young Artist Series - Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winners. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte; Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Debussy: Petite Suite; Chopin: Variations on “Là ci darem la mano”, for piano and orchestra, Op.2. Myriam Blardone, harp; Sunny Zhai, piano. St. Simon’s Anglican Church (Oakville), 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov 10 (7:30 pm, St. John’s United Church). ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Steffani: Drama & Devotion. See Nov 8. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Twilight Recital. Nick Veltmeyer, organ. 65 Church St. 416-365-7865. Free. Donations welcome. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: The Dave Young Duo. Dave Young, bass; Brian Dickinson, piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●6:30: Canadian Arabic Orchestra. Festival of Arabic Music and Arts: Julia Domna. ENANA Dance Theatre. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 1-855-682-6736. .50-7.50; .30-3.90(sr/st). ●●7:00: Prater Ensemble. In Memory of Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Commemoration of the 125th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s death. Rachmaninov: Trio Eligiaque No. 2 in d, Op.9; Tchaikovsky: Five Pieces for Violin & Piano. Narmina Afandiyeva, piano; Roufat Amiraliev, violin; Alik Volkov, cello. Helconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-859-0955. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:00: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church. Remembrance Day – Armistice Centennial Service. Music by Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Martin. Matthew Larkin, music director. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. Freewill We Remember with Bob Chilcott, guest conductor Elmer Iseler Singers | Lydia Adams, cond. Toronto Youth Choir | Matthew Otto, cond. TORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS | NOV. 11 | 7:30PM Offering. ●●7:30: Elmer Iseler Singers/Toronto Children’s Chorus. We Remember. Works relating to war and peace representing the four Allied Nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Calvert: World War I Popular Songs (world premiere); Chilcott: Peace Mass; and other works. Toronto Children’s Chorus (Elise Bradley, conductor); Elmer Iseler Singers (Lydia Adams, conductor); Stan Klebanoff, trumpet; Bob Chilcott, guest conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st). A concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. ●●7:30: Gallery 345. The Art of the Cello: Noemi Raymond-Friset. Stravinsky: Suite Italienne; Schumann: Adagio and Allegro; Jaeger: Constable’s Clouds; Poulenc: Cello Sonata. Peter Klimo, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●7:30: St. Paul’s Anglican Church (Uxbridge). Remembrance Day Concert. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.3 (Requiem); Sibelius: Symphony No.4; meditation by Ted Barris. Orpheus Symphonietta; Stuart Beaudoin, conductor. 59 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge. 905-852-7016. . Ted Barris reflects on the Battle at Vimy Ridge. ECM+|Generation 2018 Dupuis Giguère O'Callaghan Tidrow Sun. Nov. 11|The Music Gallery www.NewMusicConcerts.com ●●8:00: Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal/Music Gallery/New Music Concerts. ECM+: Generation 2018. Works by O’Callaghan, Tidrow, Giguère and Dupuis. Ensemble contemporain de Montréal; Véronique Lacroix, director; Gabriel Dharmoo, concert host. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/artists/New Music/Music Gallery); (st). Monday November 12 ● ● 6:30: Istituto di Cultura Italiana/918 Bathurst Cultural Centre. The Saved Music: Francesco Lotoro in Concert. Music composed in concentration camps finds new life. Karel Berman:Terezin Suite; Józef Kropiński: Złota jesień; Prózno!; Klavierstück; Pieśń bez słów; Dlaczego?; Emile Goué: Deux Impromptus; Duet (for violin & cello); Rudolf Karel: Pankrác Valzer Op. 42c; Berthold Hummel: Abendlied; and works by William Hilsley, Zygfryd Maciej Stryjecki, Sándor Kuti, and others. Francesco Lotoro, piano; Cantor Charles Osborne, baritone; Igor Gefter, cello; Mark Skazinetsky, violin. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-921- 3802. Free. Tuesday November 13 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal/Dance Series: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf. Works of Argento and Beach. Excerpts from Woolf’s novels, letters and diaries. Muse 9 Productions. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Music at Midday. Nick Veltmeyer, organ. 65 Church St. 416-365-7865. Free. Donations welcome. ●●7:30: Gallery 345. Stacie Dunlop, vocals; Kelly Zimba, flute. Music by Soper, O’Callaghan, Blake, Ueyda, Corigliano, and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Runs to Nov 18. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Vocails: Forgotten Melodies - Opera’s Hidden Gems. Curated by David Eliakis. Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral level students. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 978-3750. Free. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. For or from. Works by Jaeger and the duo HaRebraIN (Anh Phung/Alan Mackie), Uyeda, Blake, Soper, O’Callaghan. Kelly Zimba, flute; Stacie Dunlop, soprano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781 or info@gallery345.com. ; (arts worker/ st). Cash only at the door. Wednesday November 14 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Piano Teatro. Sae Yoon Chon, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●12:00 noon: Music in the Atrium. Get Happy! The Songs of Harold Arlen. I’ve Got The World On A String, Get Happy, Accentuate The Positive, Come Rain Or Come Shine, Over The Rainbow and other songs. Joel Sheridan, vocals; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Jillian McKenna, bass; Ernesto Cervini, drums. Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Atrium, 610 University Ave. 416-946-2000. Free. Open to the public. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Runs to Nov 18. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jazz: U of T Jazz Orchestra. Gordon Foote, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free. ●●7:40: Ukrainian Art Song Project Fall Salon. Lysenko and Stepoviy: Duets and Trios in Art Song. Kateryna Khartova, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, Ariane Meredith and Olenka Slywynska, mezzos; Albert Krywolt, piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781 thewholenote.com November 1 - December 7, 2018 | 45

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