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Volume 10 Issue 2 - October 2004

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Q1frij;iiliiilttibi· Saturday October 2 - 7:00: Club Blue Note Reunion. Benefit Concert in Support of St. Christopher's House Music School. George Olliver, liberty Silver, Aubrey Mann, Eddie Staxx, Wayde O'Brown & other performers. Capitol Event Theatre. 2492 Yonge St. 416-783-0134. , (in· eludes dinner). - 7:00: Opera in Concert. Puccim:· La Rondine. Edward Jackman Centre. See Oct 1. - 7:30: Canadian Concert & Recital Artists. Vocal/Instrumental Concert to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Kyra Millan, Janet Catherine Dea, 8ronwen Low, Gisele Kulak, David McCartney, Jenny Grober & other performers. The Stone Church, 45 Davenport Rd. 416·691 ·9832. ,. - 7:30: Deer Park Concerts. David Palm· er, organ in Recital. Works by Arnall, Bach, Frescobaldi, Hindemith, Lidon & Mendelssohn. 129 St. Clair West. 416-481 ·2979. . - 7:30: Music at Islington. Songs of the Heart: Tim Stiff in Recital. Schumann: Liederkreis Op.39; art, popular & gospel songs of love. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. ,$10, (family). - 7:30: Royal Opera Canada. Verdi:· La Traviata. Dwight Bennett, artistic director. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306· 6000. -5. -0(sr/st). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Renee Fleming, soprano - Gala Performance. R. Strauss: Serenade for Winds; Four Last Songs; Rossini: Overture to William Tell; Puccini: I Crisantemi; arias. Peter 04ndjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -0. - 7:30: Wang Yang & Curtis Wang. A Celebration of life. Music for piano by Bach, Chopin, Liszt. Prokofiev & Milhaud. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-618· 3203. Proceeds will benefit pediatric brain tumour research.& education. - 8:00: Massey Hall. Afro-Cuban All Stars. Jan De Marcos Gonzalez, leader. 15 Shuter. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. Benefit for 2004 hurricane relief. - 8:00: New Music Concerts/Music Gallery. Hammerhead. Music by Bashaw, Forsyth, Godin, Hamel & Helweg. Guests: Hammerhead Consort; Corey Hamm & Haley Simons, pianos; Trevor Brandenburg & Darren Salyn, percussion. 7: 15: Illuminating Introduction. Music Gallry at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John: 416-204-1080. , $ l 5(sr), (st cheapseats). - 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Northern Exposures. Sibelius: Valse Triste; Symphony #5 in E flat; Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Royer: Festive Overture. Or. Jason Li, piano; Michael Newnham, guest conductor. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, 3663 '!-'lrtistry•, poetry, and impeccable technique)) - La Scena Musical "Eweptional ivarmth and intimacy)) - Ottawa Citizen DUO CONCERTANTE: Nancy Dahn, violin Timothy Steeves, piano and Vernon Regehr, cello Rennie Regehr, viola Wednesday, October 6, 12 noon Mazzoleni Hall Royal Conservatory of Music 273 Bloor St. W. Free Admission lwo Masterworks of Chamber Music: Dohnanyi: Serenade Schumann: E-flat Piano Quartet Info: 416-408-2824 www.duoconcertante.com Also Thursday, October 7, 8 p.m. in Waterloo KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young Street West , seniors, students. 519-886-1673 Includes Mozart: Piano T;lo, K. 502 Danforth Ave. 416-429-0007. , $ l 9(sr), $ l 2(youthl. - 8:00: St. Jude's ChJJrch. An Evening at the Palm Court: Benefit Concert in aid of on AIDS Mission in Africa. Marian Sjolander, soprano; Robert Miskey & John Laing, violins; Joan Browne, flute; Oakville Christian Youth String Ensemble. William Street, Oakville. 905·844·3975. . - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. A Musical Offering: Bach and More. Trinity· St. Paul's Centre. See Oct 1. Sunday October 3 - 11 :OOam: Long & McOuade. Tadeu Coelho, flute in Recital. Alison Gagnon, piano. Long & Mc Quade RCM Music & Book Store, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·588·788q. $10. - 1 :00: Harbourfront Centre. Music with Bite: Latin Colours. Catherine Meunier, percus· sion; Marie· Helene Breault, flute. York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973· 4000. , family rate. - 1 :30: McMichael Gallery. Mary Kenedi. Classical ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893· 1121. Gallery admission: ,, (family rate). - 2:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Young Artists Concert. Works by Haydn, Mozart, Shostakovich, Tchaikowsky & Grieg. Soloists: Samantha Chang, flute; Helena Choi, violin; Pouya Hamidi, Lawson He & Allan He, piano; Julia Kim, cello; Robert Raines, conductor. Rotunda, Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive. 416·879·5566. Free. - 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Music of lothar Klein. Concert to honour his memory. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free. - 3:00: Meredith Hall, soprano; Sylvain Bergeron, lute; Robin Grenon, harp. Sweeter than Roses. Music by Purcell, Monteverdi & Burns. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416·977-2045. ,. - 3:00: University of Toronto Oept.-of Ger· man. Donau, so blau!Tlle Blue Danube (From the Black Forest to MohacsJ. Choral music & images following the Danube from its source to the point where it leaves Hungary. Schola Cantorum Ger- ' man Choir, Manfred Petz, director; Forget·Me­ Nots Austrian Choir, Ingrid Szauter, director; St. Elisabeth Scola Cantort.m Hungarian Choir, Csaba lnokai, director; Harfentiine Male Choir, Hors Hartmann, director & other performers. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416·481 · 8484. ,. - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. A Musical Offering: Boch and More. Trinity· St. Paul's Centre. See Oct 1. - 4:00: Raffi Bedrosyan, piano. Music for a Sunday Afternoon. Romantic selections from the classics, Broadway musical. movies & WholeNote presents 'Ytine 'WloniJuy 6ulons at the Music Gallery; October 4, Bpm: Music by Threes with guest performers including Robert Aitken, Jim Galloway and others. November I. Bpm: Voices Joined with host Limy Beckwith, Toronto Chamber Choir and others. For more details, see the daily listings hits from 1930 to 2000. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . Proceeds donated to the City of Toronto United Way Drive. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Twilight' Recital Series: Music by Two - Katy Hedalen, vocalist & Marty Smyth, organ. Guest: Kristen Theriault, harp. 65 Church St. 416· 364· 7865. Free. - 4:30: St. Anne's Chrch. Evensong. Holman: Evening Service in f; Clucas: Preces & Responses; Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen; voluntaries by Brahms & Men· delssohn. Choir of St. Anne's; Peter J. Orme, organ; P. John H. Stephenson, director of music. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416·767·7290. Freewill offering. - 4:30: St. James' Cathedral. Choral Evensong. Cathedral Choir of Men & Boys. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865. Free. - 7:30: American Harp Society. Trio lyra in Concert. lbert: Oeux Interludes; Mozart: Trio Sonata; Mozetich: Goodbye, My Friend; Cui: Five Pieces Op.56; Barnes: Tango 99. Suzanne Shulman, flute; Mark Childs, viola; Erica Goodman. harp. Armour Heights Church, 105 Wilson Ave. 416·391 ·5418. ,. - 7:30: Toronto Chinese Dance Company. Melody of Ging Pin - Evening of Classical Dance and Music of China. Leah Posluns Theatre,4588 Bathurst St. 9054 70 . 9914. . - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Joel Fafard, guitar. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick ' Ave. 416-410·3655. ,$10. - 9:00: Small World Music Festival. Rokia Traore. Music of Mali. Bamboo Cabana, 245 Queens Quay West. 416-366· 7723. (advance), (door). Monday October 4 - 7:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Chamber Music Series: Brentano Ouartet. Gesualdo (arr. Adolphe): Madrigals; Wuorinen: Diverti· mento; Oavidovsky: Ouartet #5; Schubert: Quartet in d Death and the Maiden. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416·978-3744. ,. - 8:00: Jonathan Monro. The Secret. Premiere of songs by Jonathan Monro. Juan Chioran, Michael Therriault, Sarah Cornell, Adam Brazier, Glynis Ranney & other per· formers. Gladstone Hotel "Art Bar", 1214 Queen West. 416423-0906. - 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/ Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma. Wurli:zer Pops at Casa loma: John Lauter, organ. Traditional theatre organ favourites. 1 Austin Terrace. 416-421 ·0918. . ' - 8:00: WholeNote/Music Gallery. Nine Mondays Inaugural Concert: Music by Threes. Crumb: Vox Balaenoe {Voice of the Whale) for Three Masked Players; repertoire from madrigals to modern; chamber jazz. Robert Aitken, flute; David Hetherington, cello; David Swan, piano; Jim Galloway, Rosemary Galloway, Reg Schwager; other WholeNote staff·and-associate threesomes. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416·204· 1080. , (sr/st). Tuesday October 5 - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Steve K oven, piano. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday.· Michael Bloss, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 7 2004

- 8:00: Markham Theatre for Perform· ing Arts. Fabulous Crooners. Musical of the 50's. Galaxy All-Star Orchestra; Viii V; Stardust Serenaders. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. . - 8:00: Mirvish Productions. The Rat Pack. Musical recalling the 1960 concerts by Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis & Dean Martin at the Sans Hotel. Las Vegas. 15-p . iece "Rat Pack" Big Band; full company of singers & dancers. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria. 416· 872-1212. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Music Gallery/Herbourfront Centre. Corona Guitar Kvartet. Brady: new work & other music. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416·204· 1080. , lmember/srl. (st). Wednesday October 6 - 12:00 noon: Duo Concertante & Friends. Two Masterworks of Chamber Music. Dohnanyi: Serenade; Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat. Nancy Dahn, violin; Timothy Steeves, piano; Vernon Regehr, cello; Rennie Regehr, viola. Mazzoleni Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408· 2824. Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital: P. John H. Stephenson, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416·922· 1167. Free. - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Russian Fantasy. Slavic masterpieces. Olga Tcherniak & Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano duo. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 1 :00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Finals: Kathleen Parlow String Cancer· to Competition. Finalists perform three concerti for strings. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·9 78-37 44. Free.See advertisement page33 . - 8:00: David Buchbinder. Shurum Burum Jazz Circus. Multimedia presentation of original orchestral jazz with circus perform· ance & contemporary dance, featuring 11 musicians, 3 circus performers, 2 movement artists. Stone Distillery, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-872-1212. . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Progressive Jazz Concert Series. Andrew Hill, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-870· 8000. .50. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven & Tchaikovsky. Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6 PathtJ. tique. James Ehnes, violin; Gunther Herbig, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -10. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free. Thursday October 7 - 12:00 noon: CBC Radio. Music Around Us Young Artist Series. Brahms: New Liebes· lieder Waltzes Op.65; lieder by Schumann, Mendelssohn & Brahms. Shannon Mercer, soprano; Krisztina Szabo, mezzo; Colin Ains· worth, tenor; Jason Nedecky, baritone; Liz Upchurch & Steven Philcox, piano; Keith Horner, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. Free. - 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Music & Poetry. Hawkins: Light to Dark; Schubert: Shepherd on the Rock. Lorna MacDonald, soprano; Peter Stoll, clarinet; John Hawkins, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978-3744. Free. - 12: 15: Music On The Hill. Leigh Graham & Allison Lynn, vocalists; Toronto Starlight Orchestra. St. John's York Mills Church, 19 Don Ridge Or. 416·225;6611. Free. - 12:30: Christ Church Deer.Park. Noonday Chamber Music: Choir of AfT/erican University, Washington OC. Music by Bach. & modern American composers. Daniel Abra· ham, conductor. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920_. 5211. Free (collection). . - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Bill Westcott, ragtime piano. Rags, barrel· house & blues; originals. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 4700 - Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. - 2:00: TSO. Beethoven & Tchaikovsky. Roy CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ... Music on the H.ill Free Lunchtime Concerts - Thursdays, 12: 1 5 pm Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Danny Bakan -Americana folk, roots fusion on clawhammer, banjo and guitar Toronto Starlight Orchestra with vocalists Leigh Graham and Allison Lynn Puccini to the 2 1 st century Heather Cumine, soprano Mary Ficzere, piano Collected Stories- rian Kau, guitar Martin van de Ven, clarinet Robin Davis, organ; Elizabeth Lambert, English horn; Carey Dolan, contralto St. John's York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Dr. Near York Miiis subway. Close to Yonge and the 401. 4 t 6-225-6611 Free parking. Beautiful venue. Great music: Wirh rhe supporr of che Toronro Arts Council OCTOBER 1 • NOVEMBER 7 2004

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