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Volume 9 Issue 2 - October 2003

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Ro A Dav General.M 157 Carlton s Toront~~ Oaita Tel. .416-961-9 ·E-maj;l: n.m~@lnterlog.cqm > .. "· Web: ; . 111 N~w Music ~0!]5~~ .· mandate is to' bring the best contemporary' musical. art forms · from around the Wortd aild acros; the countr}r to Toronto. To this end we bring interna~ionally_ renowned composers to work with local musiciariSto develop the,?kills of these players. Our 2003-2004 Season began ill September with music of Melnyk, Sorabji and Bregent in a Piano Marathon Weekend. A long-awaited appearance by Helmut'Lachenmann will take place on November 3. The complete string quartets of R. Murray Schafer will be heard in two concerts by Quatuor Molinari on November . 30. On January 11, Artistic Director Robert Aitken joins Quarteto Latinoamericano to present a program of string quartets and flute quintets. _The eminent Argentine/German composer Mauricio Kagel conducts the Canadian · premieres ofnew choral works with the Elnier lseler Singers on February 1. Llve electroacoustic music is featured with the Basel Electric Art OFF CENTRE MUSIC SALON Founders and Artistic Directors: Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin · Mail: 968 Logan Avenue Toronto, ON M4K 3£5 ' Tel: 416-466-1870 E-mail: licket, Web Site: Nine years ago, pianists Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin revived the Eiiropean Salon tradition. ~s Artistic Directors it has been an exciting Journey of learning and discovery: our innovative programming blends canonical· repertoire with rarely performed, or undiscovered musical, poetic, literary, and visual masterpieces. This makes each of our · afternoon concerts unique, and fills the concert stage with creative energy and spontaneity, both for us, as well as lor our audience. The Perkis­ Zarankin husband and wife team complement 14 WholaOota MEMBERS' PROFILES 2003-2004

Oper~ Atelier's original production of Jean Baptiste Lully's Persee premiered in fall 2000 and was hailed by critics as "a run, don't walk production" (Classical 96 FM) ahd "a masterpiece" ( Star) .. Persee enjoyed soldout performances and attracted scalpers nightly. Persee runs April 23, 24, 28 30 May 1 I I ' and 2. · Both performances take place at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge . Street, Toronto. Evening performances begin at 7:30p.m., Sunday matinee performances begin at 3:00 p.m. OPERA IN CONCERT General Director: Guillermo Silva-Marin 411 Parliament Street, Suite 205 Toronto, ON M5A3Al Tel: 416-922-2147 Fax: 416-922-5935 E-mail: Web: Opera in Concert is a unique Canadian company dedicated to Canadian Artists and innovative programming, relying only on the power and beauty of the human voice accompanied by orchestra or piano. Our season begins on October 26 with a Canadian double bill featuring if '# OPERA OJj;fARIO ,·Jq5 Main Stre~t HcimiltJin q,N LB General Director: Ken Fre Artistic Director: 'Daniel· TeJ.; 905-527 ~1627 , E Box Office (Hifmiltori) '575-1381 ; tr · Belle Office {KW) Tel: 5 8977· . "''>h Operabntarti1s ct company, s~tvihg . . io ·. . '' , . , Opera •. ,Ha;IDlton). fo~ ~4 . y;~i·~· an" Kite ,,ener- . T~ o.~A ~l!f.~llS :-;... W~MEN s . ~11om Waterloo for e1glWyears'. Opera Ontari~ Wilham Brown, Arllslic Director/Manager 'supports and enrislies its communities by., A 21~6-1055 Bay-Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3A3 showcasingtl).efinest ~rodUCtionsand '\ Tel. 4.16:923-3123, Fax 416-923-~955 developing Canadian tal tffoi' the stages 'or '.& E-ma!l: · theorlan~sing, thtwor}d.' · ,, ,, ., ,. . ., }l9,b sit~: ~.or1an~s1~ger~-, / The Rossini favourite The Barber of Se:ville' The O~ana Smgers, formed m 1972, endeavours launches the new year. October 4, 9 11 •. to achie~e and maintain high levels of vocal (Hamiltqn)/ bet 17 (Kitdlener) With Aaro~ St. · andmus1calexcellenc~. W~erofmanyprizes Clair Nicholson, Shannon Mercer, Benjamin and awa~~s. T~~ Ona~a Singers was. also Butterfield, Melissa Schiel, Sean Watson and . selected by auditto~ to perform at the 1~89 Joseph Rouleau. , and 1993 Int~n:lat1onal Choral Festivals. In Our annual evening of opera's greatest hits ,.2002 the .. cho1r was selected to perform at "Popera" follows. November 27, 29 (Hamilton)/ PODIUM 2002, t:he ~atjonal bienni~ conference November 28 (Kitchener) with four dutstanding of the Asspc1at1on .of Calfid1an · Choral soloists. Conductors. A Frendi Double Bill of Massenet's Le Portrait On November 29 the Choir will present ~Collage deManonandPoulenc's):.aVoixHUinainemakes of ~arols". The programme U:ciudes guest , its debut on our stage.J~uary 24 (Kitdlener)/ artists Sanya Eng, harp ,and Ahson Melville, january 31, February 5, 7 (Hamilton) starring: recorder flld feanu;s Benjamin Britten's "A Lyne Fortin, Theodore.Baerg, ancj. Laura Whalen. "C~rem~ny of Carols~, . . Verdi's mighty Shakesperean opera Otello The Seeds of Love on March 6, will focus on closes our season. April 24, 29, May, 1 the songs of Hildegard von Bingen, Johannes (Hamilton)/ May 7 (Kitchener) with' Antonio Brahms, Franz S?iubert ... cu_id Ro~ert Schumann. Barasorda, John Fanning, and Simona Bertini. Featured wor~ mclude Liebeslieder Waltzes". and "Rose Trilogy" by Eleanor Daley. - On May 8 the choir presents "Children's Voices". The Oriana Singers has commissioned ORCHESTRA TORONTO Canadian composers Stephen Chatman, Eleanor Music D.irector: Errol Gay Daley, Ruth Watson Henderson, Donald Executive Director: Judy Mann Address: 110 Rumsey Road, Toronto, ON, M4G IP2 Patriquin, Imant Raminsh and Mark Sirett to Tel: 416-467-7142 set poetry selected from the Toronto District E-mail: School Board 2003 "Urban Voices" Poetry Website: Publication. The commissions will feature Founded in 1954, Orchestra 1bronto has grown poems by 18 Toroni:o students. Wholanota MEMBERS' PROnLES 2003-2004 15 CONTINUED ON PAGE 16

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