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Volume 9 Issue 2 - October 2003

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  • Toronto
  • October
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
  • November
  • Choir
  • Musical
  • Orchestra
  • Concerts
  • Symphony


ANNOUNCEMENTS ••• AN NOUN CEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, MASTER CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA *October 2 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. fine Wine Charity Auction. Ontario Club, Commerce Court ·south, 30 Wellington St. West, 5th floor. 416·593- 7769 x358. . *October 3 3:00-7:30: University Settlement Music and Arts School. Friday Fiesta! Celebration of the Latin & Spanish communities in the GTA with music, dance & food. 23 Grange Rd. 416- 598-3444 x243 or 232. , under 10 free. *October 4 & 5 1Dam-4pm: Historic Fort York. Tecumseh Arts Festival - A Celebration of Native Art and Culture. Native drummers, dancers, singers & storytellers; tra~itional Pow Wow & feast. 100 Garrison Rd. 416-392-6907. , .25(sr/youth), (child). *October 5 6:00: Canadian Opera Volu'nteer Committee/BMO Financial Group. Opera Ball 2003: Mystery & Magic of the Orient. Cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, entertainment, live & silent auctions, dancing. Fairmont Royal York Hotel. 100 Front St. West. 416-863- 0364. Proceeds to support the CDC and U of T's Opera 'Division scholarships. *To October 5: Canadian Opera Company/ArtsWeek. Multi· Talented: Multi-Media II. Display of art works by COC employees in many different media including oil, acrylic & watercolour paintings, photography, sculpture and stained glass. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416· 363-6671. *October 9-12: New Adventures in Sound Art/Charles Street Video. SOUNDplay: Sound Sites. Sound .installation. by Lawrence Harvey. Oct. 10 3:00: Guided tour. Latvian House, 491 College St. 416-910-7231 . *October 10 4:00: New Adventures in Sound Art/Charles Street Video. SOUNDplay: Kensington SOUNDwalk. Led by Darren Copeland. Starts at Latvian House, 491 College st: 416-910-7231. *October 17 7:00: Town of Markham. Mayor's Dinner for the Arts Fundraiser. Eclectic mix of entertainment & gourmet food. Host: Mayor Don Cousens. Angus Glen Golf Club, 10080 Kennedy Rd., Markham. 905-946-8072. , corporate rates. *October 18 10am-5pm: A Festival of Brass. Community Showcase. One-hour . concerts throughout the day by the Metropolitan Silver Band, the Weston Silver Band, the Whitby Brass Band & the Maple Leaf Brass Band. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366· 7723. . *October 18 6:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Gala Fundraising Dinner. Pre-concert dinner prior to the Brass concert (see daily listings). Lobby, Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-466-7723. 0(includes concert ticket). ' *October 25 6:30: Second Canadian· German Festival. German Gala Ball. Live performances by the Spitfire Band & 48 Brazil Nativa. Host: Ken Shaw. Fairmont Royal York Hotel. 100 Front St. West. 416-291-4011. *October 26 12:30: Mississauga Choral Society. MCS Annual Brunch. Program of Broadway tunes with MCS section leads; food & entertainment. Mississauga Golf and Country !llub, 1725 Mississauga Rd: Reservations: 905-277- 1193. . *November 1 1:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Reunion rehearsal. For all former choir members. 6:00: Buffet dinner prior to 8:00 concert (see daily listings). Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St. To register: 905-731-8318. *November 1 7:00: Vox Nouveau Singers. S17ent Auction. With performance by the Singers. Dundas Lion's Community Centre, 10 Market St:, Dundas. 905-627-2038. ,. · *November 7 7:30: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Toronto. AGM, concert group, a quiz and group singing. Skey Room, Parish Hall, St. Anne' s Church, 651 Oufferin. 416-922-4415. Free. LECTURES/SYMPOSIA *Octolier 4 1:00: Canadian Opera Company/Munk Centre for International Studies. The Opera Exchange: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Opera · Peter Grimes: The loner vs. The Town. Half-day symposium with guest speakers & panel discussion with members from the CDC creative team. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416-363-8231. , free for full time students with 1.0. ' ' *October 7 7:30: New Adventures in Sound Art/Charles Street Video. SOUNOplay Artist Talk: vivie' vin;ent. ' Edward Johnson ~ldg. , 80 Queen's Park. 416-910· 7231. Free. \ *October 8 6:00: Toronto Public Library. Performing Arts lecture Series. lvars Taurins, founder & director of the Tafelmusik Choir. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge. 416-395-5577. *October 8 8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art/Charles Street Video. SOUNOplay Artist Talk: John Oswald. 65 Bellwoods Ave. 416-910-7231. PWYC. *October 16 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Cosi fan tutte: Oa Ponte's misunderstood libretto. Discussion by members of the creative team. lain Scott, chair; excerpts performed by members of· the Opera School. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *October 20 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. Ben Heppner in conversation with Opera Canada· magazine editor Wayne Gooding. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-691-1396. Guests: - donation, members free. *October 23 7:30: University of Torqnto Faculty of Music. Time, Space, and Timbre'. Lecture by Mario Oavidovsky, composer (Roger 0. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition). Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg. 416· 978-3744. Free. *October 30 9:45am: City of Hamilton/ American Liszt Society/McMaster , University School of the Arts. Great Romantics Festival: Beethoven and' the making of Fidelio. Lecture by Gabriele Erasmi. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x23674. . ' *October 30 11:15am: City of Hamilton/American Liszt Soci.ety/ McMaster University School of the Arts. Great Romantics Festival.· The Piano Masterclasses of Hans von Biilow. Lecture by Richard Zimdars. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905· 525-9140 x23674. . · *October 31 1 O:ODam: City of Hamilton/American Liszt Society/ McMaster University School of the Arts. Great Romantics Festival: My Memories of lsidoi Philipp. Fernando Laires in interview with Richard Gale. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x23674. . •November 1 10:00am: City of Hamilton/American Liszt Society/ McMaster University School of the Arts. Great Romantics Festival.· From the British library Sound Archive: Some , lisztian Treasures. By Jonathan Summers. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x23674. . *Canadian Op_era Company. Differing Faces - Die Walkiire. Or. David Stanley Porter examines & compares two very different productions of Wagner's Die WalkUre. October 20 to November 24: Mondays, 7 -9:30. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416-847-4949. 0, p. MASTER CLASSES October 5 2pm-5pm: Viva Voce Voice Studio. Open Master Class for Voice! Facilitators: Deborah Jeans, soprano; Andree ' Bernard, chanteuse/jazz singer. Call for appointment - space limited. 416- 323-1417. Free. *October 18 & 19 1Dam·1pm & 2pm - 5pm: International Resource Centre for Performing Artists. Careers in Focus. Regina Resnik, soprano & director, offers feedback, assessment & directions for 14 singers. Location TBA. For details & registration form, call 416-362-1422 or see WW\l\ 0(1RCPA members), 5(non-members), /3-hr. session(observers). *October 21 12:10: Women's Musical Club of Toronto. Master Class with Gerald Finley, baritone. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. *October 27 1Dam·1pm: Long & McOuade Musical Instruments. Flute master class with Paul Edmund-Davies, principal flute of the London Symphony Orchestra. Registration deadline: October 10. Auditors welcome. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bl.oar St. West. 416-588-7886, Free. WORKSHOPS *October 4 9am-4pm: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Annual Fall Workshop. Open to players of recorders, viols & other early instruments. Coach: Francis Colpron, recorder specialist & teacher. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-487-9261. (members). (non· members). *October 4 1Dam to 3pm: Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society/ RCCO/Trinity College. Iona! A Day With John Bell. Seeley Hall, Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-267-0382. (nonmembers). (members). •October !17:30: Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society/RCCO/ Trinity College. Pictures of God. Participative liturgy led by John Bell. Kingsway Baptist Church, 41 Birchview Blvd. 416-239-2381. *October 22 7:30: Toronto Eady Music Centre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading of early choral music. Ability to read music desirable but not essential. 166 Crescent Rd. 416-920-5025. (non-members). *October 25 Kathryn Oomoney & Alexandra Lennox. Diva · Development Day. Performing artists share their knowledge & experience .on being a successful singer in today's world. Includes tips from an accompanist, hair/makeup demonstrations for publicity photos, ideas on combatting nerves ·& performance anxiety, guest speak~rs on resumes & auditions. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 Bloor St. East. 416-693-7146. . *October 30 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers Club. Bring your voice and musical instrument (optional) to share songs. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick. 416-537-7422. *November 2 1:30: Toronto Early · Music Players' Organization. Femke Bergsma, recorder specialist, maker & teacher, member of Buxus consort. Open to players of recorders, viols & other early instruments. Lansing United Church,. 49 Bogert Ave. 416-487-9261. . *Peter SJ11ith Jazz Workshops. Topics include improvisation, repertoire & ensemble skills. Any musicians welcome. Mondays 7:30-9:30, Oct.13,27, Nov.10,24, Dec.8,22. Japanese United Church, Oovercourt south of Bloor. 416· 785-8609. /session. 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