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Volume 7 Issue 2 - October 2001

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Kenny Kirkwood, saxophone; Dave Restive, piano. St. George-the-Martyr Church, 197 John.416-204-1080. ,. - 8:00: toneART Ensemble. Ravel: Sonata for violin & piano; Schnittke: Violin Sonata Ill; Baker: New Work. Corey Gemmell, violin; Kathy T remills, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-485-5084. -. - 8:00: Toronto Camerata/M-00 Centre for World Music and Dance/Ballet Creole. Where the Trade Winds Blow. Choral & dance journey around the world. Melva Graham, Joanna Dunbar, Patrick Parsons, artistic • directors. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 ' lonsdaleRd.416-534-2493. ,, (children). -8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir. Songfest. St. Clement's Church, 59 Briarhill Ave. 416-598-0422. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony & Concert Band. Copland: Emblems; Woolfenden: Gallimaufry. Denise Grant, Cameron Waiter, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978- 3744.,. • MOZART "Sinfonia Concertante" The sextet version of this most touching, belove.f masterpiece Award-winning violinist Etsuko Kimura, former concertmaster of one of Japan's best orchestras, with some of Toronto's finest musicians Sat. Oct. 20 at 8 pm - Willowdale United Sun. Oct. 21 at 3 pm - Waiter Hall, U ofT Mo6redale Concerts is the hot tip for great music, spoken commentary, a cameo appearance by a rising young star and affordable tickets! , ( St./Sr) 416-922-3714 Sunday October 2 - 1:00: Harbourfront Centre/Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario. Cushion Concert: Impact Brass Guintet. Host: Barbara Budd. The lookout, York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Qu@y West. 416-973-4000. . - 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Sunday Concert: Wilma van Berke/, classical guitar & flute. 1 03651slington, Kleinburg. 905- - 893-1121. ,, (family), under 5 free. - 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Sunday Concert. Performers TBA. York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973-3000. Free. - 2:00: St. Andrew's United Church. Comfort Food: A Second Helping. Music for soprano, trumpet & keyboards. Jennifer Rasor, soprano; James Tinsley, trumpet; Dexter Roberts, piano & organ. 117 Bloor East. 416- 929-0811. Freewill offering. - 2:00: t oronto All-Star Big Band. In The Mood. Tribute to the big bands of the 30s & 40s. The Serenaders vocal group. Dakville Centre for the Perfonning Arts, 130 Navy St. 905-815-2021. .99. . - 2:30: Arts Etobicoke. Autumn ArtsFest 2001: Seniors' cabaret with the Don Steele Five Plus One. Music of Gershwin, Porter, Kern & Berlin. Guests: George & Peggy linton. Assembly Hall, 3121lakeshore Blvd. West. 416-621-3378. . - 2:30: Off Centre Music Series. Russian Salon: Russians in Paris. Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death; Stravinsky: Petrushka; works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov & Rinisky-Korsakov. Elizabeth Turnbull, mezzo; lnna Perkis & Boris Zarankin, pianists. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. 416-205- 5555. ,. - 2:30: Patrons of Wi_sdom. Rising Musical Stars. Franck: Sonata; Bach: unaccompanied suite for cello; opera arias by Puccini & Gounod.lance Ouellette, violin; Justyna Szajna, piano; Denise Djokic, cello; lena Auclair, soprano.lsabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charl1t5 St. West. 416-923-6641 ext.2464. (includes post-concert High Tea). Proceeds to support Prime Mentors of Canada. - 2:30: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. The Great Poochini; The Fabulous Song. Young Artists from The Glimn Gould Professional School. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824 ext.321. -. - 3:00 & 4:15: Toronto Children's Chorus. Earth, Sun, Moon & Sky. Works by Watson Henderson, Glick, Archer, Kuzmenko, Halley . Training choirs I, 11 & Ill. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416- 932-8666ex.111. ,. - 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. March Madness. Ager: Northern Suite; Cowell:. Concerts at St. George's on-the-Hill 2001·2002 ----------------------------------------------- Information: 416-463-9284 4600 Dundas Street West St. George's on-the-Hill (Islington & Dundas) Tickets: Adult Student & Seniors Fall I Winter Concerts Sunday October 21, 2001 - 4 p.m. Jhe Riverdale Ensemble Featuring Ellen Meyer-Piano, Daniel Kushner-Violin & Viola and Stephen Fox-Clarinet The Riverdale Ensemble take special pleasure in pertorming 20th century musK: in the Romantic idiom that speaks to both heart and mind. Th~ afternoon they present works by: Aram Khachaturian, John Jacobsson and Peter Schickele. Sunday December 9th, 2001 - 4 p.m. The Amarili Singers, Toronto Brass & The St. George's Chancel Choir Back by ropular demand, choirs and brass join orce again in a glorious seasona program !including Hanukkahl. Carol singing, readings and a sherry & cider reception for all to enjoy followmg the concert. HERE'.f JOHNNV! A Celebration of 70 Years as a Trumpet Soloist Sunday, October 21, 2001 . · Johnny Cowell, one of the world's finest trumpet soloists and a beloved member of the Hannaford Street Silver Band is retiring from the Flugal Chair of the HSSB to take up his new position a~ Soloist Emeritus. Johnny first took to the stage as a cornet soloist . In his home town of Tillsonburg, Ontario, at the tender age of six! Join us on Sunday, October 21, as we celebrate this remarkable achievement with a pre-concert brunch followed by the HSSB's March Madness Concert which will feature the premiere of Johnny's new march for brass band entitled The Olympians and a performance of his ever popular cornet trio, Rollercoaster. Brunch: Hot House Cafe (Front & Church) 1:00 p.m. • 2:30 p.m. Concert: 3:00 p.m., Jane MallettTheatre .lames Curnow, Guest Conductor Post-concert reception: Jane Mallett Lobby .00 per plate (includes brunch, concert and reception) Special rates for HSSB subscribers Reserve today! Call the HSSB at 416 425 2874 Proceeds from event will assist in the operation of the HSSB. · Glenn Gould Studio, cBC, 250 Front St. W. Sunday, October 21/01 at 2:30 pm "Russian Salon: Russians in Paris" Dramatic mezzo Elizabeth 1\Jmbull joins · pianists and Artistic Directors Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin for a fascinating commemoration of Russian composers from the Paris ofDiagilev and Fokine at the turn of the 20'h century. Program includes Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death, Stravinsky's Petrushka (one piano, four hands), Tchaikovsky, Racnmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov. Single Tickets: adults, seniors and students Call416·205-5555 SUBSCRIPTION SERIES November 25/01 "French Salon: La Belle Epoque" Nathalie Paulin, Benjamin Butterfield, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin January 27/02 "Unsinkable Titans" Linda Maguire, Mihai Tetel, Erika Raum, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin February 24/02 "German Salon: Faust-Fest" Measha Brueggergosman, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin April 7/02 "Off Centre's 7'h Annual Schubertiad" Michael Colvin, Monica Whicher, Jacques Israelievitch, Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin All concerts take place on Sundays at 2:30pm in Glenn Gould Studio, CBC, 250 Front St W. Toronto. Season Packages still available (until Oct. 17'h) by calling 416~466- 1870: 7.50 each/ 7.50 seniors & students. Single tickets to all concerts on sale now at Glenn Gould Studio 416-205-5555. 30 wholenote OcTOBER 1, 2001 -NovEMBER 7, 2001

The Olympians; Rollercoaster; selected entries from "compositions in the form of a march" contest. Johnny Cowell, Stuart laugh ton & Ray Tizzard, cornets; James Curnow, conductor. 2:15: Pre-concert Chat with Johnny Cowell & James Curnow. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366· 7723. ,5-. - 3:00: Hart House. Sunday Concert: Abbey Simon, piano in Recital Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-5362. Free, - 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Mozart · Sinfonia Concert ante. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. See Oct 20. - 3:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Miflf String Ouartet. Mozart: Quartet in B flat, K.458 Hunt; Shostakovich: Quartet #8 in c Op.110; Grieg: Quartet in g Op.27. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870· 8000.-. . - 4:00: Concerts at St. George's. Serenade for Three. Works by Khachaturian, Jacobsson & Schickele. Riverdale Ensemble: Ellen Meyer, piano; Daniel Kushner, violin & viola; Stephen Fox, clarinet. St. Georges on-the-Hill Church, 4600 Oundas St. West. 416463·9284. ,. - 7:00: Gloria Saarinen Piano Recital. Music by Bach, Barber, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy & others. St. Simon's Church, 1450 litchfield, Oakville. 905-844-3059.,. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Bii!Garrett & Sue lothrop, singers-songwriters. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-410- 3655. ,. - 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jann Arden. 1711 own Centre Blvd, Markham. 905-305-7469.. ~!,~ Gould , Studio Monday October 22 - 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 17. Matinee · . - 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jann Arden. See October 21. Tuesday October 23 - 1 :00: St. ·James' Cathedral. ·Lunch Hours at St. James:· The German Romantics Ill Music by Brahms & Schumann. Michael Bloss, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext.224. Free. - 7:30: Czech Community Centre Masaryktown.lvan Zenaty, violin & Katarina Bodova, piano in Recital Works by Suk, Dvorak, Macha & Sarasate. 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd.416-499-2716. . - 7:30: North dale Concert Band/Unionville HS Winds. Works for wind ensemble & concert band by Grainger, Stamp, Alford, Del Borgo, Walton, van der Roost & Coakley. Stephen Chenette & Dennis Beck, conductors. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469.. - 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Peter Gabriel· A Global Celebration. Donald Quan, composer/ arranger; John Gzowski, guitar/lute; Ernie T ollar, woodwinds; Rick Shadrach lazar, percussion; Natllaniel Dell Chorale & other performers. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416-9734000. . - 8:00: Music Toronto. The Gryphon Trio. Mozart: Piano Trio in B flat K.502; Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E flat. Op.87; Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in c Op.66. Guest: Scott St. John, viola. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. CLASSICS SERIES Tuesday, October 23/01, 8pm Susan Platts, mezzo soprano Members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra ,.,Ricllard Bradshaw, conductor "Susan Platts . .. has a richness and a depth of expression that eludes many singers twice as old." (Qttawa Citizen) • The program includes Schoenberg's own arrangement of the Song of the Wood Dove from his Gurrelieder and Hans Werner Henze's chamber · orchestra version of Wagner's Wesendonk Lieder. SINGLE TICKETS . 3-CONCERT SUBSCRIPTIONS STUDENTS and SENIORS . Glenn Gould Studio Box Office (416) 205-5555 Fax (416) 205-5551 email ggstix Glenn Gould Studio is located at: 250 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario in the Canadian Broadcasting Centre csc 1j~ radiQ)NE CBC •$• rad i~ East. 416-366-7723. ,; 18-35 pay your age; students /accompanying adult 1/2 price. - 8:00: On Stage. Susan Platts, mezzo in Concert. Schoenberg: Song of the Wood Dove from Gurrelieder, Wagner arr. Henze: Wesendonk lieder. Members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Richard Bradshaw, conductor; Eric Friesen, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . Wednesday October 24 --- 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Music at Midday: Nick Ali & Cruzao. Latin jazz-funk rhythms. Nick Ali, trumpet; M arcus Ali, alto; luisito Orbegoso, congas; Chendy leon, drums, timbales; Paco luviano, bass. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Andreas Meisener, organ in Recital 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free . . - 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture. Ravel: Sonata; Francaix: Octet. Louis lortie, piano; members of the TSO. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416- 593-4828. or free with ticket to the 8pm performance. -7:30: Hal Hiii.JazzConcert/lecture with Tracey Wilkins, vocalist. Fred Varley Art Gallery, 216 Main, Unionville. 905-477- 9511 ext.221. -8:00: Mozart Society.lvan Zenaty, violin & Katarina Bodova, piano in Recital Works by Tartini, Mozart & Schubert. Sunderland Hall, First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair West. 416-924-9654. Donation minimum 0 appreciated (non-members). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Ravel: Mother Goose Suite; Alborada del gracioso; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Schumann: Symphony #3 Rhenish. Louis lortie, piano; Emmanuel Krivine, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-593-4828. -. - 8:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. - 9:15 & 10:30: Mezzetta Cafe. Wednesday Concert in a Cafe. Katz T ollar: Brian Katz, guitar, piano; Ernie T ollar, sax, flutes. 681 St. Clair West. 416-658-5687. . Thursday October 25 - 12:00 noon: CBC Music Around Us. Oavid Carovillano, accordion & Richard Marsel/a, guitar; I furiosi. Music. by Bach, Piazzolla, Mozetich & Barnes. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. Free. - 12:1 0: St. Paul's Anglican-Ghurch./mre Olah, organ in Recital 227 Bloor St. East. 416· 961-8116. Free. - 12:10: University ofToronto Faculty of Music .• Thursdays at Noon: Britain Before Britten. Works by Ireland, Delius & Bridge. Simon Fryer, cello; lydia Wong, piano. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. - 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Music by Noyon, Krebs, Jacob & Ager. Vicki Hathaway, oboe; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ & piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free (collection). - 2:00: Northern District library. Chamber Music Recital Students from the studio of Lawrence Pitchko. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416· 393-7610. Free. - 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture. Roy Thomson Hall. See October24. - 8:00: Arts Etobicoke. Autumn Artsfest 2001: Johannes linstead, flamenco guitar. Afro-Cuban, Spanish & new age influences on guitars, percussion & keyboard. Assembly Hall, 3121lakeshore Blvd. West. 416-621-3378. . - 8:00: Curtain Call Players. Crazy for You. Music by George Gershwin; lyrics by lra Gershwin; book by Ken ludwig. Fairview library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416- 703-6181. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. The 0-Ba/1: A Dedication to Inspiration. Tribute to Quincy Jones. Divine Earth Essence; The Dream Warriors; Andrew Craig, music director. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416-9734000. . - 8:00: Massey Hall. Directions in Music: Miles Oavid & John Cohrane. Herbie Hancock, • piano; Michael Brecker, tenor saxophone; Roy Hargrove, trumpet; John Patitucci, bass; Brian Blade, drums. 15 Shuter. 416-8724255. .50-.50. - 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oscar (opez, guitar. Latin, blues, jazz, flamenco, rock, rumba & other flavours. 130 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. - 8:00: Opera Atelier. Mozart: The Magic flute. Daniel Belcher, Meredith Hall, Gerald lsaac, Gillian Keith, Peggy Kriha Dye & other performers; T afelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-5555. -. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Phi I harmonia. Hallowe'en Spooktacular. Holcomb: Ghostbusters Theme Song; Moussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain; Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice; Saint -Sai!ns: Danse Macabre, Op.40; liadov: Baba Yaga. Op.56; Humperdinck: Witch's Ride from Hansel and Gretel; Wagner: Good Friday Spell from Parsifal; Berlioz: Dream of a Witches Sabbath from Symphonie Fantastique. Kerry Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. ,; ,(st/sr). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 24. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Contemporary Music Ensembles. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. OcTOBER 1, 2001 - NovEMBER 7, 2001 wholenote 31

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