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Volume 6 Issue 3 - November 2000

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anniversary of his death. Mark DuBois; tenor & other performers. St. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 905-773-5535. . -7:30: University of Toronto/University of Western Ontario/Royal Conservatory of Music. John Cage: Europera 5. Darryl Edwards, tenor; Lorna McDonald, soprano; Jack Behrens; piano; Noel Martin, vitrola; Oaryl A. Chrichton, producer. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. .West. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. -8:00: American Musicological Society. Canada's Multicultural Traditions. · Traditional songs of Eastern Europe, Israel & traditional Latin music. Lenka Lichtenberg Group, Rodrigo Chavez & Cassava, performers. Hilton, 145 Richmond St. W. 978-0379. Free. -8:00: American Musicological Society. Crossroads of the Celts. Tunes & songs in Old & Middle Irish, Welsh, Old French & Hiberno Latin. Altramar Medieval Music Ensemble. Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St. w. 978-0379. . -8:00: American Musicological Society. Duquesne Faculty Plugs In! Contemporary classical & jazz. Lynn Purse, synthesizers; Bill Purse, guitar, controller. Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St. W. 978-0379. Free. -8:00: American Musicological Society. Music of the Americas. Works by Ryden, Ives, Nielson, Crawford Seeger, Walker, Harding & de la Vega. Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St. W. 978-0379. Fr~e. -8:00: Deer Park Concerts. Rachel Laurin, organ in Recital Works by Bach, Dupre, Vierne & Laurin; improvisations. Deer Park Church, 129 St. Clair West. 962-3381. . -8:00: Massey Hall. Raquel Bitton Sings Edith Piaf: Her Story ... Her Songs. 20-piece orchestra. 15 Shuter St. 872-4255.- . -8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Grand Opening. Bruch: Kol Nidrei; Ridout: Fall Fair; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4. Jose Shapero, cello; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021. , .50. . -8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. Nova Scotia Mass Choir. Gospel music. Woody Woods, musical director; Eric Friesen, host. 250 Front St. West. 205- 5555. . -8:00: Ryerson Theatre School. Requiem in Remembrance of the Genocides of the 20th Century. Music by David Walden. 100 voices & 3 soloists. 43 Gerrard E. 416-979· 5118. ,. -8:00: toneART ensemble. Canadians Alive. Hetu: Concerto for guitar & strings Op.50 (arr. Baker); Baker: String Trio; Beckwith: String Trio. Danielle Cumming, guitar; Sheldon Grabke, violin; Elgin String Trio. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 485· 5084. ,, (under 12). -8:00: Vocalpoint Chamber Choir. From Byrd to Britten. Byrd: Mass for Four Voices; motets; Britten: Missa Brevis in D; Rejoice in the Lamb. Jurgen Petrenko, organ; Ian Grundy, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church. 484-0185. ,. Sunday November 05 -1 :00: Harbourfront Centre. Cushion Concert: Judy Kang & Fairy Tales. Pierre­ Richard Aubin, piano. Barbara Budd, host. du oronto Children's Chorus jean Ashworth Bartle, C.M., O.Ont. Founder/Music Director EXCEPTIONAL ARTISTRY BY EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN! A_ TORONTO ~m>cHILDREN'S Ill CHORUS 2180 Bayview Avenue Toronto, ON, M4N 3K7 416·932·8666, ext 110 www.torontochikftnschorus.oom NORTHERN PASSAGES A CHORAL JOURNEY TO RUSSIA & FINLAND ... WITH SPECIAL GUEST, CBC COMPETITION FOR CHOIRS WINNER, VESNIVKA GIOIR (HAL YNA KONDRACKI, CONDUCTOR) NOV. 5, 3:00, METROPOLITAN UNITED GIURCH ROSEbALE JUNIOR CHURCH CHOIR WORKSHOP A FREE WORKSHOP & CONCERT FOR CHIL­ DREN (GR. 3-8) FEATURING WORKS IN THE SACRED TRADITION ... COME ONE, COME ALL! NOV. 25, WORKSHOP 9:00, CONCERT 11 :45 ROSEDALE UNITED CHURCH Deer Park Concerts - 2000-2001 Season Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. ORGAN RECITAL Rachel Laurin Organist Formerly a professor of improvisation at the Conservatoire de Montreal, this brilliant young artist is assistant organist at St. Joseph's Oratory. Her performance Will include some improvisation. Saturday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. MESSIAH Soloists: Carla Huhtanen Christine Stelmacovich, Dennis Giesbrecht, and Michael Thomas, with chamber orchestra. Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. . -2:00: Calvin Presbyterian Church. Sunday Afternoon Recital: Amber Bishop, soprano & Dexter Roberts, piano. Mozart: concert aria; arias by Puccini; Brahms lieder. 26 Delisle ~ve. 923-9030. Free (donations accepted). -2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Grand Opening. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See Nov. 4. -2:30: Chinese Canadian Choir of Toronto. Millennium 2000 Concert. Yan­ Oiao Wang: Dao D.e Jing; San Zi Jing; classical & contemporary songs; collaborative works. Daphne Chiung-Tan Hsu, soprano; Xue Bu, mezzo; Xing-Hua Zhang, baritone; Li Wang, piano; Annabelle Meare .& Maya Fraser, violins; Hongshen Choir of Michigan. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-493-1010. . -3:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. Caledonian Pocket Companion. Sonatas, divisions, ayres & dance music by Reid, Baillie, Dixon, Oswald & others. Alison Melville, flute & recorder; Paul Jenkins, harpsichord; Ben Grossman, percussion & hurdy-gurdy; Kirk Elliott, guitar & harp; Margaret Gay, cello. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 588-4301. , . -3:00: Fred Gaviller Memorial Fund. Dana Campbell, soprano in Recital Arias & songs by Handel, Brahms, Hahn & Dvorak; spirituals. Peter Tiefenbach, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205- 5555. , . -3:00: Hart House Music Committee. Elissa lee, violin. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978·5362. Free. -3:00: Massey.Hall New Music Festival/ Soundstreams Canada/CBC Radio Two. University Voices 2000. Ryan: Paint the Light'(world premiere); Tallis: Spem in alium; Schafer: Credo from Apocalypsis. 12 Canadian university choirs from Victoiia, Alberta, Regina, Manitoba, Windsor, Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. · ORGAN RECITAL William Wright Organist "The Legacy of Bach" including works by Krebs, Kittel, Mozart, Reger, Rheinberger and others. · Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. CANTATAS AND SONATAS by Bach.Buxtehude, Schuetz, Telemann, and Handel. Janet Obermeyer Soprano Julie Baumgartel Violin William Wright Harpsichord Deer Park United Church 129 St. Clair Avenue West (parking behind Imperial Oil) Admission: Subscriptions: For information, call (416) 962-3381 32 Wholenote NOVEMBER 1 f 2000 - DECEMBER 7, 2000

Western Ontario, Wilfrid Laurier, Toronto, Ottawa, McGill & _Memorial universities, · directed by Robert Sund. 15 Shuter. 593- • 4828. ,. , -3:00: Music at St. John'.s. The,Rhapsody of the Harp. Lori Gemmell, harp. St. John's Church, 228 Humberside Ave. 416-763- 2393. ,,(child).' -3:00: Toronto Children's Chorus. Northern Passages. Rachmaninoff: Six Choruses Op.15; Sallinen: Songs of the Sea; Suita Grammaticale; St(avinsky: Four Russian Peasant Songs; Rautavaara: Suita de Lorca; works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & Wessman. ~uest: Edmonton Children's Choir; strings & percussion; Anne Mcintyre & Jean Ashworth Bartle, conductors. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 932-8666 ext.111. to , to $_14(st/sr). · -3;00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See N,ovember 4. -'3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik: Great Haydn Choruses. Excerpts from The Seasons, Cre,ation, Nelson Mass & Mass in Time, of.War. David Fallis, music director. Christ Church Deer Park, 1590· Yonge ·st. 968-1338_. , . -7:00: North Toronto Institute of Music. leaside Concert Series: Antonis General, pianu. Music by Mozart, Prokofieff, Grieg & Chopin. Leasid!! Presbyterian Church, 67·0 Eglinton Ave. East. 488·2588. ,. James Ehnes, violin and Wendy Chen, piano -8:00: Ronda Rindone. This Moment. Monday, November 6, 2000 Ronda Rindone, clarinet, bass clarinet & voice; Nick Fraser, tape manipulation; Rob 2_275 Bayview Ave. 416-487-\)716. . at St. James'.· Kevin Komisaruk, organ. 65 · -8:00: Massey Hair New Mu.sic Festival/ ChJrch St. 364· 7865. f(ee. , , Elmer lseler Si,ngers/Evergreen-Club -8:00: Massey Hall New Music Festival/ Contemporary Gamelan. New Music · Haqnaford Street Silver Sand/Esprit. New Instruments. Luedeke: Disasters of the Urban Exchange. Peters: The.Seven Gate_s of Sun; Locklair: Tapestriesi newly commis- Kur (premiere); Kucha'rzyk: Concerto for sioned works by Barnes, Wyre & Duggan. Violin & Brass Band \premiere); Daniel: Erica Goodman, harp; Thomas Stacy, english Trope .... for orchestra (premiere). Colgrass: horn; Paul Orinandy, steel drum; John Wyre, . Urban Requiem for winds & saxophone darabuka; Lydia Adams. conductor. 7:00: -quartet. Alain Trudel, trombone; Marie Pre-concert even.I on stage. 15 Shuter. 593- Berard, violin; Phil Dwyer & John Johnson, 4828. ,. - · saxophones & other performers; Alex Pauk, ' ~s · g·e. - , _ conductor._ 7:00: Pre-concert· event on stage.15 Shuter. 593-4828. , at Glenn CHAMBER (group rates). - • _ - . , , ~1~~;~ SERIES -8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Trev John. Music from his debut ~lbu~ Standpoint.· Benefit concert for the A1zheimers Society. 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. -8:00: Roy Tho11Json Hall. Dracula: The Music and film. 1931 film classic with Bela Lugosi; origiQa1 m~sic by Glass. Philip Glass & Kronos Qu_artet, performers. 60 Simcoe St. 872-4255. to . 8:00 pm ,Clutton, bass; Tomasz Krakowiak, -8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. percussion; Eugene Martynec, host. Artword James Ehnes, violin & Wendy Chen, piano. Theatre, 75 Portland St. 416-408-2783. . Eric Friesen, host. 250 front St. West. 205· -8:00: Salon des Refuses: Music and 5555. . · Words. Minthorn: Sonata for Cello & Piano; -8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Richard works by Ager, Eatock, Greenberg & Margison, tenor. Music by Puccini, Verdi &· Horwood. Anita Krause & Ramona Car'melly, . Massenet. Andrew Tees, baritone; Canadian mezzos; Mary·Katherine Finch & Thomas Opera Company orchestra; Richard _ Wiebe, cello; Timoth'y Min'thorn, piano & Bradshaw, co.nductor. !JO Simcoe St. 872- other perfo[niers. Church of the Holy Trinity, 4255. -. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598-4521. ,. -8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/ Monday November 06 -7:30: Glendon Musical Ensemble. Les Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. Wurlitzer 'Pops! at Casa Loma. Dan Bellomy, organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 870-8000. .50. Voix Humaines. German music from the 17th . & 18th centuries. Susie Napper & Margaret · Tuesday November 07 Little, viola da gamba duo. Glendon Gallery, .:.a:OO: Talisker Players Chamber Music: What Dreams May Come. Music for voice & siring quartet by Wagner, Buhr, Freedman & Satie. Margaret Evans, sopra'ho; Lori Klassen, mezzo soprano; Geoffrey Butler, tenor; members ,of T ali_sker Players. Trinity- St, Paul's Churctr, 427 Bloor St. West. 416- 964-6337. , (sr), (sl); -8:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall, ' 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744.' Free. Wednesday November 08 Continuum. Music by Benjamin, Dinescu, Wilson & Harman; new works by Morlock & Bolton. Patricia O'.Callaghan, soprano; Vilma Vitals, mezzo; Continuum ensemble & guest artists; Rosemary Thomson, conductor; Jennifer Waring, artistic director. 7:00: Pre; concert event onstage. 15 Shuter St. 872- 4255. ,,(cheapseats). -8:00: Oakville-Centre for the , . Performing Arts. Trev John. See N~v. 7. -8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Remember SHAKTl Blend of Eastern & Western musical traditions. John Mclaughlin, guitar; Zakir Hussain, tabla. 60 Simcoe. 416·872- 4255. .50·.50. -8:30: University of.Toronto Faculty of Music. Jazz Orchestras. Featuring Jim McNeely. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. Thursday November 09 -1 O:OOam: Rpyal Conservatory of Music/ - Mississauga Music Education· Founda· · - tion. Thursday Morning Interlude: Sibylle Marquardt, flute & Wilma van Berke/, guitar. _ Concert of dance forms from the Baroque era to the Serenade to the Tango by · Burkhard; Margola, Piazzola ·& Vinci. 850 Enola Ave., Mississauga. 905·891-7944. Free. ' -12:00 noon: CBC Radio Two: Music Around Us. Onyx Wind Ouintet. Music by Grainger, Mozetich, Farkas & A1nold. Keith .-Horner,'host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. Free. ' · __:12:10: St. Paul's Bloor Street.Noon Hour Rec1~al· lmre Olah, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961 ·8116. Free. · 1-12:'10: University of Toronto Faculty of UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Music. Thursday Noon Series: Music & Faculty of Music Poetry. Prokofiev: Five Poems of Anna _ presents · Akhmatova Op.27; Stravinsky: ,Two Poems & Three Japanese Lyrics. Leslie Bradley, soprano; John Hawkins, piano & conductor; instrumental ensemble; Christopher Barnes, commentator. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. -12:30; Christ Church Deer-Park. Sound Collective. Mary Katherine Finch, cello. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211. Free (collection). .-2:90: Northern District Library. Concert of early music. David Keenleyside & friends. 40' Orchardview Blvd. 416·393· 7610. Free. ' -2:00: Toronto Senior Strings. Vivaldi: , Concerto Grosso Op.3 # 11; Haydn: Minuets; Delius: Two Aquarelles; Levkovitch: Dedication; Foote: Suite in E; solo arias. Margaret Terry, mezzo; Victor Feldbrill, condu'ctor. St. Andrew's Presbyterian, 73 Simcoe St. 416-221-6090. . -7:30: University of Toronto at Scarborough. Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Blend of Indian rhythms with music styles -1,2:30: Yorkminster Parli Church. . fro!R around the world, with jar tarang, Noonday Recital William Maddox, organ.· vibraphone, vocals, congas, drum kit & a 15~5 Yonge St. 922--1167. Free. variety of Indian folk.drums. The Meeting -1:00: Alexander Singers & Players. Place, 1265 Military Trail. 416-287-7007. H.M.S. Pinafore. By Gilbert & Sullivan. Free (reservat[ons required). Vincenzo Sestito, director; Angela -8:00: Massey Hall New Music Festival/' Hawaleshka, musiCal director. Yorkwoods Composers' Orchestra/Composers' Library Theatre, 1785 Finch West. 416-785- Quartet. Intimate Voices: Southam: Quintet 0333. ,,group rates. For complete for Piano & Strings; Ho: String Quartet #1; run see Music Theatre listings. Koene: Rent in Twain; Oesterle: Poem with . - 8:00: Ensemble Noir. New Music, New -Compe·nsation; Unde_rhill: String Quartet #3 Africa. Bongani Ndodana, artistic direr.tor. Alynne. Gary Kulesha, artistic d,irectoi. 7:00: Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. Pre-concert event on stage. 15 Shuter St. West 416-967-1681. . · 593-4828. ,: - 8:00: Massey H_all New Music Festival/ .. -8:00: Music Gallery. Tim Brady .. St. _ NOVEMBER 1, 2000 - DECEMBER 7, 2000 Wholenote 33

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