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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.

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and ukrainianartsong.ca. ; (st). Preconcert reception 7 pm. Admission includes complimentary glass of wine. Reception and cash bar following concert. Thursday November 15 ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Women on the Verge. Works by Cecilia Livingston, Emilie LeBel and Norbert Palej. Emily Martin, soprano; Elizabeth McDonald, soprano; Kathryn Tremills, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●2:00 and 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: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/ Civic Theatres Toronto/Attila Glatz Productions. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire In Concert. Movie screening accompanied by live symphony orchestra. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. UKRAINIAN ART SONG PROJECT Presents F all S alon LYSENKO & STEPOVYI Duets & Trios in Art Song FEATURING Andrea Ludwig Mezzo-Soprano Kateryna Khartova Soprano Ariane Meredith Mezzo-Soprano Olenka Slywynska Mezzo-Soprano Albert Krywolt Collaborative Pianist Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 Pre-recital reception 7 pm Performance 7:40 pm Post-recital reception GALLERY 345 345 Sorauren Ave, Toronto For tickets & information go to Ukrainian Art Song Project www.ukrainianartsong.ca A. Concerts in the GTA 1-855-872-7669. -1. Also Nov 16-17. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Concert Series: Duo Forte. Christina Petrowska Quilico and Shoshana Telner, pianos. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). November 15 at 8pm ENSEMBLE MADE IN CANADA ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Ensemble Made In Canada. Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Op.47; Mosaique: A specially commissioned suite of piano quartets by 14 Canadian composers, each inspired by a particular region of Canada. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416- 366-7723. .50-; (st). ●●8:00: Romulo Delgado. Opera Serenade. Romulo Delgado, tenor; and guests. Old Mill Toronto, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-207-2020. . Also Dec 13. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. Participatory “open mike” set-up. Hosts: The improv studios of Casey Sokol. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Performers and observers welcome. Friday November 16 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Ardevol, Brouwer and Sor. Warren Nicholson, guitar. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Gallery 345. Masquerade: Revised, Revived, Rebooted. Music by Szell, Dvořák, Bach, and Schoenfield. Magisterra Soloists; Yu-Lien The, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Also Nov 17(2pm & 7:30pm), 18(2pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Civic Theatres Toronto/Attila Glatz Productions. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire In Concert. Movie screening accompanied by live symphony orchestra. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416-598-3375. -6. Also Nov 15, 17. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Orford String Quartet. Brahms: Piano Quintet in f Op.34; Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Op.20. Guests: Enrico Elisi, piano; Alice Hong, violin; Heng-Han Hou, violin; Maxime Despax, viola; Allison Rich, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Civic Theatres Toronto. Jazz at the George: Étienne Charles. Jazz amalgam mix. Étienne Charles, trumpet. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. .50–.50. 32 ND ANNUAL WOMEN’S BLUES REVUE FRI NOV 16 ◆ 8 PM Co-presented with the Toronto Blues Society ROYTHOMSONHALL.COM ●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall/Toronto Blues Society. 32nd Annual Women’s Blues Revue. Dione Taylor, Suzie Vinnick, Samantha Martin, Nicky Lawrence, Chloe Watkinson, and Alana Bridgewater, vocalists; Women’s Blues Revue Band: Rebecca Hennessy (bandleader/trumpet), Elena Kapeleris (sax), Emily Burgess(guitar), Carrie Chesnutt (sax), Morgan Doctor (drums), Lily Sazz (keys), Anna Ruddick (bass). Hosted by Shakura S’Aida. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872- 4255. -. ●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Rachmaninoff. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (arr. Turgeon); Bruckner: Adagio from String Quintet; Bacewicz: Sinfonia (Canadian SINFONIA TORONTO ANNE LOUISE-TURGEON Pianist Nov 16 - 8 pm Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini sinfoniatoronto.com premiere). Anne Louise-Turgeon, piano; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-499-0403 or online at sinfoniatoronto.ca. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage Series: Buffy Sainte- Marie. Cree singer-songwriter. Songs about the environment, alternative conflict resolution, Indigenous realities, greed, and racketeering. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -0. ●●8:00: Vic Chorus. Fall Concert. Music for choir and percussion. Michelle Colton, percussion; Taylor Sullivan, conductor. Victoria College Chapel (Old Victoria College Building), 73 Queen’s Park Cr. E. 416-585-4521. Free. Saturday November 17 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Also Nov 17(7:30pm), 18(2pm). ●●6:00: Nexus D9. Music for the Soul. Debbie Danbrook, japanese shakuhachi; Deep Ganguly, bansuri bamboo flute; Moushami Roy, vocals, gazals; Vinayak Hegde, classical indian vocal. Bloordale United Church, 4258 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-988-8427. . ●●7:00: Canadian Chinese Orchestra. China Unbound: A Musical Journey. Fisherman’s Song at Dusk; Racing Horses; Flower Festival; Golden Snake Dance. Sophie Du, dizi (bamboo flute); Jessica Yang and Sky Yang, erhu (Chinese fiddles); Lilian Yang, pipa (Chinese lute); Amely Zhou, conductor. Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School Theatre, 3200 Kennedy Rd., Scarborough. 647-889-8042. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Civic Theatres Toronto/Attila Glatz Productions. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire In Concert. Movie screening accompanied by live symphony orchestra. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416-598-3375. -6. Also Nov 15, 16. ●●7:30: Cantor Farid Dardashti. From Tehran to New York. Musical journey of growing up Jewish in Iran. Holy Blossom Temple, 1950 Bathurst St. 416-789-3291 x224. ; (st-18 and under). ●●7:30: Choirs and Instrumentalists of Thornhill United Church. 27th Annual November Delights Concert. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 905-889-2131. Freewill offering. Refreshments to follow. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. Also Nov 18(2pm). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Aida. Verdi. In concert with piano accompaniment. Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano (Aida); Monica Zerbe, mezzo (Amneris); Boris Derow, tenor (Radames); Andrey Andreychik, baritone (Amonasro); Steven Henrikson, baritone (Ramphis); and others; William Shookhoff, piano. College St. United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Lynn Miles. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. lillian. wauthier@gmail.com. /(adv). ●●8:00: Confluence Concerts. Celebrating Couperin and Debussy. Words and music. Natalie Paulin, Ton Beau String Quartet, Steven Philcox, Tom Allen, Larry Beckwith and others. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. 416-410-4561. ; ; . 46 | November 1 - December 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Confluence presents Celebrating Couperin and Debussy Nov 17, 8:00pm ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Olé!: The Music of Spain and Latin America. Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol; Bizet: Danse bohème; Lecuona: Malagueňa. Romulo Delgado, tenor; Viva Mexico Mariachi; Kiyo Asaoka, flamenco dancer; Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -. ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Dastgah: Go:Organic Orchestra. Go:Organic Orchestra featuring Adam Rudolph and Araz Salek. Music Gallery at 918 Bathurst, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members/st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Django Festival All-Stars. Music of the Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Dorado Schmitt, guitar and violin; and others. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. ●●8:00: Soundstreams. The Latvian Radio Choir. Rachmaninov: (excerpts from Vespers); Daniels and Dharmoo: choral works (world premieres); works by Vasks and Ratniece; Latvian, Canadian and International choral favourites. Sigvards Kļava, conductor. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-504-1282. From . ●●8:00: Toronto Guitar Society. Tengyue Zhang from China. Church of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-964- 8298. /(adv); /(sr/st adv). Sunday November 18 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Anna Karenina. See Nov 10. ●●3:00: Chorus York, Richmond Hill. Top Hats & Tunes. Stéphane Potvin, conductor; Jared Tehse, accompanist. Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-884-7922. ; (sr); (st with id); (family-2 adults, 2 children under 12). ●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Convivencia. Zemlinsky: Trio; Ravel: Kaddish; Guinovart: Fantasia sobre Goyescas de Granados; Cassado: Requiebros; Falla: Siete canciones populares españolas. Katy Clark, soprano; Naghmeh Farmand, percussion; Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; Serouj Kradjian, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st). ●●3:30: Junction Trio and Friends. 10th Season at St. Anne’s: Bach to the Future. Bach: Concerto in d; Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakmé; Doppler: Andante and Rondo Op.25; Goyette: Serpents: John S. Gray: Drifting, Meditations, String Quartet No.2; and other works. Allan Pulker and Jamie Thompson, flutes; Phoebe Tsang, Sasha Weinstangel, violins; Daniel Yoo, viola; Dobrochna Zubek cello. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-993-5883. PWYC. donation suggested. ●●4:00: Gallery 345. Damask Roses: CD Release & Reception. Kira Braun, vocals; Peter Krochak, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. . Cash only. ●●5:00: Hart House Singers. Through A Child’s Eyes. Works by Britten, Debussy, Walker, and others. David Arnot-Johnston, conductor; Conrad Gold, piano. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978- 2452. Free. Donations to UofT Foodbank welcome. With string ensemble. Monday November 19 ●●12:15: Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. Thou Art My King. Verse anthems of Tomkins. Peter Drobac and friends; Sebastian Moreno, organ. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 647-378-6607. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Roy Patterson, Lorne Lofsky and Mark Eisenman, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Festival runs Nov 19-22. ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Bound v.2. Music by George Frideric Handel and Kevin Lau. Miriam Khalil, soprano; David Trudgen, countertenor; Andrew Haji, tenor; Justin Welsh, baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, conductor. The Great Hall, Longboat Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. 647-367-8943. -. Also Nov 20, 21. Tuesday November 20 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Schulich’s All-Cello Intermezzo. Uccello; Matt Haimovitz, director. 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. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Rising Stars Recital, students from the UofT Faculty of Music. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal Ensemble. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Festival runs Nov 19-22. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Music at Midday. Thomas Gonder, organ. 65 Church St. 416-365-7865. Free. Donations welcome. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. Bound v.2. Music by George Frideric Handel and Kevin Lau. Miriam Khalil, soprano; David Trudgen, countertenor; Andrew Haji, tenor; Justin Welsh, baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, conductor. The Great Hall, Longboat Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. 647-367-8943. -. See Nov 19. Also Nov 21. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Anthony Michelli, Artie Roth and Kelly Jefferson, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Festival runs Nov 19-22. Wednesday November 21 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Golden Violin in Recital. Maïthéna Girault, violin. 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. ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Andrew Adair, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music @ Midday: R&B Ensemble. Ron Westray, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Organ Recital. Aaron James, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: Tafelmusik. Sound the Trumpet! Locatelli: Christmas Concerto; Corrette: Christmas Concerto; Rebel: Les caractères de la danse; J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F. David Blackadder, trumpet; Elisa Citterio, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. and up. Also Nov 22, thewholenote.com November 1 - December 7, 2018 | 47

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