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Volume 9 Issue 2 - October 2003

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· ~-· EartvMusic by Frank Nakashima of early wind band music performed on 'loud' and 'soft' instruments commonly seen in, 16th- and 17th-century sons. But one door closing opens anoth- town bands - Elise Guay and Michael ~r. as they say, and his place, intrigu- Franklin on shawms and Renaissance ,mgly, willbetakenbyJosvanhmner- recorders, BMBG founders Alison see!, a pioneer in the period-inStrument Melville and Colin Savage on ' Renaismovement with a particular affinity for sance recorders, Shawn Spiceron corthe cl~sical · r~pertoire . He is well netto, and Rupert Price, Rob Tilley, knowi_i ~ternatIOnally as a conductor, and Peter Collins on sackbuts, shawms, foi:epramst, and founding director of and cometto will be the "noyse" mak­ Anirna Eterna, the period-instrument ers. The program features dance muorchestra based in Belgium, with whom · sic of Praetorius and Gervaise ricer­ ~an ~erseel recently undertook an carsandfantasiasofModenaandFayrmte~nonal tourofthecornpleteSym- fax, and other music of Senft, Isaac phome_s of Beethoven, resulting in CD Finck, Sermisy", Henry VIII and man; reco~gs of the 5th, 6th and 9th Sym- others. phoru~ (Sony Classical). Later in the month (October 26), in Riding to Tafelm11;sik's rescue: He is ~o stranger to T~elmusik ei- ~e ~e a;>ncert series, is a program Josvan Jmmerseel ther, havmgpartnered with them (un- ntled A Little Night Music" featur- HEARING BEETHOVEN 5 AND 6 ?er Brun~ Weil's baton), as piano solo- ing works by Holbome, Playf~rd, van FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME AGAIN istfortherrr~rdingofthecomplete Wassenaer, vanEyck&Dowlandper- Yoµ say you've heard it before? Not Beethoven _piano concerti, also with formed by Colin Savage, recorders; like this. Now's your chance to hear Sony

tober24, 25, 30, November 2) to present the Canadian premiere of Gluck's greatest masteipiece, Iphigenie en Tauride which is set during the Trojan War. The talented cast includes Krisztine Szab6, Daniel Belcher, Colin Ainsworth, Olivier Laquerre, Jackalyn Short arxi others. Well-known British conductor Andrew Parrott presides over the music. ANoMORE! It will be possible to hear two of the west's best together this month, making their Glenn Gould Studio debuts on the same evening (October 28). They are the 12-member vocal ensemble, musica intima arxi the Pacific Baroque Orchestra. In a mixed program ofold arxi new music, you will hear music by Arvo Part and Urmas Sisask. The Pa~ cific Baroque Orchestra, led by former Tafelmusik violinist Marc Destrube, will perfonp. J. S. Bach's Concerto for violin & oboe, and Jocelyn Morlock' s Golden. Together, both ensembles will perform Antonio Vivaldi's magnificent Gloria. · ·Perhaps this next concert sounds.too scary .for you? (November 7) "The Souls ofBlood" - Elegies for the exalted deceased are performed by the con- ~infania , _Toronto •' I-......._ - , N U R H A N A R M A N .. ~ MUSICDIRECfOR Pacific Baroque Orchestra troversial I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. website: Finally, a special fim:lraising concert on behalf ofTafelmusik's ci::>ncert and education activities, "The Mrs. Bach Show with Mary Lou Fallis" (October 8). Mafy Lou Fallis appears as Anna Magdalena Bach (Johann Sebastian's second wife), hosting Leipzig's top-rated morning talk show, along with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. There are giveaways for correct answers concerning Bach's Passions, "Annarobics," ·am handy household hints for the modem woman of 1747 -all to the tune ,ofBach's Top Ten. Frank T. Nakashima ·( is ihe Pres idem of the Toronto Early Music Cemre r Voung People'~ Concert~ for ages 5 to 100 ... Four one-hour concerts at Lawrence Park Community Church. 'Rhythm 8hd Melody- Sunday, Oct. 19, 3pm Meet the string family instruments and take the music apart! Delete the tune and morph the rhythm. A ~aroque Chris;tm8s;- Sunday, Nov.3o, 3pm Listen to glorious Christmas music and you be the maestro! · Sing some carols or even conduct. , Women's Musical Club of Toronto . presents its 106th season of mu6ic in fhe -4/te~noon Thursday, October 23, 2003, at 1;30 pm GERALD FINLEY baritone STEPHEN RALLS piano Works by Beethoven, Sibelius, Barber, and Holman Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, U. of T., 80 Queen's Park Tickets at the door 416--923-7052 :JJ,,e 2003-2004 SerieJ a£o inc/u~d: Kungsbacka Piano Trio Thursday, Dece~nber 11, 1 :30 pm Camerata Koln Thursday, February 26, 1 :30 pm David Jalbert Thursday, March 25, I :30 pm Barry Shiffman, violin & viola Micah Yui, piano Marianne Bindig, mezzo-soprano Thursday, April 22, I :30 pm Free lectures for members precede the concerts at 12:15 pm All Five Concerts: 5 Single tickets Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building For tickets a,nd information call 416-923-7052 Meet A Compos;er -sunday, Feb. 1, 3pm Get t,o know music from the inside, ask anything you wish. Mus;ic ahd DahCe- Sunday, March 28, 3pm Which tunes make your toes tap? Subscriptions to all four Young People's Concerts: adults; children and students. Single Tickets adult; children 416A99-0403. October 1 - November 7 2003

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