OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS Arcady/Lighthouse Festival Theatre. Gilbert&Sullivan: Trial by Jury. Oct 17: 7:30. 247 Main Street, Port Dover. 519·538· 1984. $10,, under 12 free. Brampton Music Theatre. Peter Pan. Oct 1,2: 8:00; Oct 3: 2:00. Albert Gilmer, Christa Cla· hane, Deanne MacRae, Gerard Lizaire, Teresa Wilson, performers. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Dr., Mississauga. 905·615-4 720. ,, $ l 6(child 10 & under), 9roup rates. Canadian Opera Company. Donizelli: Lucia di lammermoor. Marina Mescheriakova, · Yasuhara Nakajuma, Russell Braun, Burak Bilgili, Luc Robert & other perf.ormers; Maurizio Barbacini, conductor. Oct 6,8: 7:30; Oct 3: 2:00. Opera Chat: 45 minutes before each performance. Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. -5. Canadian Opera Company. Ruders: The Handmaid's Tale. Stephanie Marshall, Jean Stilwell, Helen Todd, William Webster Krisztina Szabo & other performers; Richard Brad· shaw, conductor. Oct 1,5,9: 7:30. Opera Chat: 45 minutes before each performance. Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 416-872- 2262. -5. Civic Light Opera Company. Gypsy. By Styne & Sondheim. Julie Lennick, Patty Sulli· van, David Haines, Leslie Dupuy, Sandi Horwitz & other performers; Joe Cascone, artistic director. Oct 14-16,20-23,27-30: 8:00; Oct 17,24,30: 2:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416-755-1717. , $ l 7.50(sr/st on Wed/Thurs). Curtain Call Players. Will Rogers Follies - A life In Revue. Rosalind Mills, musical direc· tor. Nov 4-6, 11·13: 8:00, Nov 6, 7: 2:00. Fair· view Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416· 703-6181. , group rates. David Buchbinder. Shurum Burum Jazz Circus. Multimedia presentation of original orchestral jazz with circus performance & contemporary dance, featuring 11 musicians, Stone Distillery, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-872-1212. . Drayton Festival Theatre. Fiddler on the Roof. By Stein, Bock & Harnick. To Oct 16, various times. 33 Wellington St. South, Drayton. 888-449-4463. (preview), (18 & under). group rates. Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company. Dueen of the Gypsies-A Tribull( to Carmen Amaya. Original choreography by Esmeralda Enrique; original music composed by Nicolas Hernandez. Company of dancers & musicians. Nov J . 6: 8:00, Nov 7: 3:00. Premiere Dance Theatre, 207 Qeens Quay West. 416· 973-4000. -, sr/st rates available. Hummingbird Centre. Blue's Clues live Blue's Birthday Party. Songs & stories for children. Oct 15: 10:30am & 7:00, Oct 16: 1 O:OOam, 1 :30 & 5:00. 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. .50-, group rates. Hummingbird Centre. Grease. Broadway musical. Starring Elvis Stojko & Frankie Aval· on. Oct 29 & 30: 2:00 & 8:00: 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. ·, group rates. Mirvish Productions. Hairspray. Broadway musical. Vanessa Olivarez, Jay Brazeau, Tom Rooney, Michael Torontow; Susan Henley & other performers.To january 2. Tues-Sat: 8:00; Wed, Sat & Sun: 2:00. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 416·872- 1212, 1-800-461-3333. -. Mirvish Productions. Mamma Mia! Musical based on the songs of ABBA. Music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus; book by Cath· erine Johnson; directed by Phyllida Lloyd. To January 2. Tues-Sat 8:00; Wed, Sat & Sun 2:00. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 416-872-1212. to . Mirvish Productions. The Rat Pack. Mui· cal recalling the 1960 concerts by Frank Sinat· ra, Sammy Davis & Dean Martin at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. 15-piece "Rat Pack" Big Band; full company of singers & dancers. Oct Carriere, musical director. To Oct 31. Avon Theatre, 100 Downie St., Stratford. 1-800· 567-1600. Stratford Festival. Guys and Dolls. Music & lyrics by Laesser. Douglas Chamberlain, Cynthia Dale, Patricia Collins, Bruce Dow, Geordie Johnson & other performers; Berthold Carriere, musical director. To Nov 7. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St., Stratford. . 1 ·800-567- 1600. Sunshine Festival Theatre Company. DI' Blue Eyes ... A Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Musi· cal revue. To Oct 15. Tues·Sat, various times. Orillia Opera House, 20 Mississaga St. West. ' 1-800-683·8747. & up. Theatre Unlimited. Will Rogers Follies. Ziegfeld Follies style tribute. Oct 22,23,28· 30: 8:00; Oct 24,30: 2:00. Meadowvale The· atre, 6315 Mo.ntevideo Rd., Mississauga. 905-615-4720. Toronto Operetta Theatre. Dktoberliesta: Benefit Concert & Party. Operetta & zarzuela, Spanish & German flavours, music & comedy. Oct 17: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. (concert), $ 25(reception). U of T Faculty of Music. Opera Tea. Opera excerpts presented by students from the Opera Department. Oct 17: 2:30. MacMillan Thea· tre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. . 5-Nov 14. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria. 416· 872-1212. JAZZ CONCERT QUICK PICKS Opera in Concert. Penella: El Gato Montes. Sean Watson, Keith Klassen, Arlene Alvarado & Leticia Brewer, performers; Opera in Concert Chorus, Robert Cooper, chorus director; Jose Hernandez, music director & pianist. Oct 30: 8:00, Oct 31: 2:30. Backgrounder with host lain Scott, 45 minutes prior to each per· formance. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. ,. Opera in Concert. Puccini: la Rondine. Cast of young performers; Jean Stilwell, host. Oct 1: 4:00; Oct 2: 7:00. Edward Jackman Cen· tre, 947 Queen St. East. 2nd floor. 416-922· 2147. . Opera Ontario. Donizelli: Don Pasquale. Oct 16,21',23: 8:00 at Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane. 905-526-6556, 800-575· 1381; Oct 29: 8:00 at Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578- . 1570, 800-265-8977. Royal Opera Canada'. Verdi: La Traviata. Dwight Bennett, artistic director. Oct 2,5,7,9: 7:30, Oct 3: 3:00, at Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Missis· sauga. 905-306-6000. Oct 14, 16,21,23: 3 circus performers, 2 movement artists. Oct 7:30 at Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 ' 6-17. Wed-Sun: 8:00, Oct 10 & 17: 2:30. Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -5, - 0(sr/st). Sanderson Centr.e for the Performing Arts. Stardust Follies. Song·dance-comedy revue. Oct 20 to May/05. Oct 20: 2:00 & B:OO(preview); then Wednesdays: 2:00. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519· 758-8090, aoo-265-011 a. Scarborough Music Theatre. Rodgers & Hammerstein: Carousel. Nov 4·7, 11-14, 18· 20. Thurs-Sat: 8:00, Sun 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396· 4049. , B(sr/st, Thurs eve & Sun mat). Shaw Festival. Floyd Collins. By Guettel; musical direction by Paul Sportelli; Jay Turvey, Glynis Ranney, Jell Madden & Sharry Flett, performers. To Oct 9. Court House Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake. 1-800-511-7429. -. Shaw Festival. Pal Joey. By Rodgers & Hart; musical direction by Paul Sportelli; Laurie Paton, Adam Brazier & other performers. To Oct 30. Royal George Theatre, Niagara-on· the-Lake. 1-800-511-7429. -. Stratford Festival. Anything Goes. Music & lyrics by Cole Porter. Douglas Chamberlain, Patricia Collins, Cynthia Dale, David Hogan, Sheila McCarthy & other performers; Berthold GREATER TORONTO Friday October 1 - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Al Henderson, jazz bass & his Ensemble. . . a:OO: Toronto Progressive Jazz Series. Dave Hpland Ouintet. - 8:30: Small World Music Festival. autorickshaw. Saturday October 2 -7:00: Club Blue Note Reunion. Benefit Concert in Support of St. Christopher's House Music School. -8:00: Massey Hall. Afro-Cuban All Stars. Monday October 4 -8:00: WholeNote/Music Gallery. Nine Mondays Inaugural Concert: Music by Threes.· Tuesday October 5 -8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Fabulous Crooners .. - 8:00: Mirvish Productions. The Rat Pack. Wednesday October 6 -8:00: David Buchbinder. Shurum Burum Jazz Circus. -8:00: Toronto Progressive Jazz Concert Series. Andrew Hill, piano. . -8:00: University of Toronto faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Saturday October 9 -8:00: Classic Jazz Society. John Royen, stride piano & Band Sunday October 10 -4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Alistair Kay, trombone; Roberto Occhipinti, bass; Hilario Duran, piano Wednesday October 13 -8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday October 14 -8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Tony Beqnett. Friday October 15 -8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. 20th Anniversary Gala. - 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Tony Bennett. Sunday October 17 · -1 :30: McMichael Gallery. Chris McKhool Jazz Ensemble. - 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. in the Miller Mood Wednesday October 20 -8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday October 21 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM -8:30: Hugh's Room. Sue Foley. Friday October 22 -12:30: York University Dept. of Music. York U. Student Jazz Singers in Concert. · - 8:00: DnStage. Musical Portraits- Hugh Fraser Ouintet . Sunday October 24 - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Lenny Solomon, violin; Pat Collins, bass; Geoff Young, guitar. Tuesday October 26 - 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Wednesday October 27 -12:30: York U. Dept. of Music. Rick Lazar' & his Latin Jazz Ensemble Montuno Pohi:e. - 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jeff Healer's Jazz Wizards - 8:00: Toronto Progressive Jazz Concert Series. Brad Mehldau, piano. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Betty & The Bobs. Thursday October 28 -12:00 noon: CBC Radio. Music Around Us Young Artist Series. Saturday October 30 -9:00pm: Toronto Progressive Jazz Series. Charlie Hunter. guitar with Bobby Previte and DJ Logic. Sunday October 31 - 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/J.D. Wilkes. Ten Tenors Wednesday November 3 - 8:00: Massey Hall. Chick Corea Elektric Band -8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday November 4 -12: 10: U of T Faculty of Music. Dave Young Trio Sunday November 7 -1 :30: McMichael Gallery. David Occhipinti Jazz Duo. - 5:00: Mazaryktown Czech Community Centre. Swing Nair FURTHER AFIELD in this issue: Port Hope, Sonya, Saturday October 2 -8:00: Capitol Arts Centre. John Arpin, piano in concert. Port Hope. Sunday October 3 -7:00: Amis du Jau. Charlie Gray, trumpet & Gary Williamson, piano. Sonya Sunday October 17 -7:00: Amis du Jazz/NMV Jazz Message. The Music of Wes Montgomery. Sonya OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 7 2004 ...
Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481 ·6865 Every Mon Salsa Night w/ frank Bischun. Eve· JAZZ CLUB LISTINGS and 10:15 pm. Reservations recommended for first set. Oct 6 Mike Murley, Dave Occhipinti. ry Tue Christopher Plock Jazz Trio. Every - Oct 13 Richard Whiteman, Reg Schwager. Oct Wed The Outlaws Jazz Blues and Motown. Every Thu The flow w/ Carlos Morgan funk, Soul, R&B and Reggae. Every Sun Jam Session w/ TanySpringerBand. Oct3 Saular. Oct4 Groove Matrix. Oct 10 Saular. Oct 11 Mischief. Oct 17. 18, 24, 25 lady Kane. Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416·961 ·9425 www.benwickspub.com All shows start at 8 or 8:30. No cover Oct 2 Myrna & Nick Van Weezerdenburg & The OawntawnJazz Band. Oct 9 Georgia Ambras. Oct 23 Janine Blanchard. Cameron House 408 Queen St. 416·70J . 0811 Gate403 403 Roncesvalles 416·588 2930 Grasshopper Jazz & Blues Bar 460 Parliament St. 416·323· 1210 Grossman's Tavern, 379 Spadina Ave, 416·977-7000. www.grossmanstavern.com Founded and led by Kid Bastien until his death in early 2003, the Happy Pals are still rocking the house Saturdays 4:00 to 8:00 pm, or later. Oct 1 Swinging Black Jacks. Oct 3 Nicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam. Oct 5 Blues Monkeys. Oct 6 Mike MacDanaldOpenStageJam. Oct 7 Kirk Broad· bridge. Oct 8 The Extras CO Release Party. Oct 10 Nicola Vaughan A caustic Jam. Oct 11 laura Hubert Band (Leslie Spit Treea). Oct 12 Blues Monkeys. Oct 13 Mike MacDonald Open Stage Jam. Oct 14HealthyScratch. Oct 15 Kenny Brown and the Pervaders. Oct 17 Nicola Vaughan A caustic Jam. Oct 18 laura Hubert Band (Leslie Spit TreeaJ. Oct 19 Blues Monkeys. Oct 20 Mike MacOanaldOpenStageJam. Oct21 Chris Cadet/Oct 22 O'Nile Blues Band. Oct 24 Nicola Vaughan A caustic Jam. Hot House Cale Market Square 416·366· 7800 Jazz brunch every Sunday, alternating weeks: Ken Churchill Ouartet, 5spot Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas West 416·531 ·6604 www.hughsroorncom Oct 21 Sue Faley. Oct 27 Berry and the Bobs. Lisa's Cate 245 Carlaw Ave. 416-406·6470 Oct 3 Jonathan Marks Trio. Oct 1 0 Haward Willett & Oennis Keldie. Oct 17 GeargiaAmbras. Oct 24 Tony Ouarringtan & Chris Robinson. Oct 31 Mr. Rick& the Biscuits. Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas West. www.lula.ca Every Sat, Cuban Percussion Schaal Oct 1 Salsa Friday w/ Ruben Vazquez. Oct 2 Salsa Saturday w/ Marron Matizada. Oct 7 Eddie Bullen and Joaquin Hidalgo. Oct 8 Salsa Friday w/ Cache. Oct 9 Salsa Saturday w/ Ricky Franca. Oct 12 Maanharse Party far Fiona Drinnanis. Oct 15 Brazilian Beat Migration. Oct 17 Sam Phillips. Oct 19, 20, 21 Sarah Jane Marris. Oct 22 Salsa Friday w/ Evaristo Machado. Oct 23 Salsa Saturrfay w/ Cache. Oct 24-27 The Red festival Oct 29 Salsa Friday w/ Ruben Vazquez. Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658·5687 "Wednesday Concerts in a Cale" Sets at 9:00 20 Ted Quinlan, Kieran Overs. Oct 27 Lorne Loi sky, Kieran Overs. Mezzrows 1546 Queen St. w. 416·535-4906 Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings · and a live jam every other Wednesday. Montreal Bistro 65 Sherbourne 416·36J . O 179 www.montrealbistro.com Oct 1,2Jane fair/Rosemary Gallaway Ouintet. Oct 4 Brian O'Kane Ouintet. Oct 5 . 9 Richard Whiteman Trio. Oct 12· 16 Doug Riley's "BJ" Ouartet w/ Jake Langley, Chris Mitchell and Ben Riley. Oct 18 June Garber Ouartet. N'Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416·595· 1958 Cajun style cooking and New Orleans style jazz Orbit Room 508A College St. 416·535·0613 Every Fri The Stickmen, Every Sat The Dex· ters, Every Sun Dave Murphy Band, Every Mon Kevin Breit and the Sisters Euclid, Every Tue Schaal af Roots, Every Wed LMT Cannec· tian, Every Thu De la funk Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland 416·923·5716 One ofToronto's oldest watering holes, estab· lished in 1944 with a tradition of live jazz every Saturday afternoon. Guigleys 2232 Queen E. 416·699·9998 Reservoir Lounge 52 Wellington 416·955·0887 www.reservoirlounge.com Every Mon Bradley and the Bouncers, Every Tues Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm, Every Wed Guest Performer Night, Every Thu Janice Hagen Every Fri Chet Valiant Camba, Every Sat Tony Cassis Rex Jazz and Blues Bar 194 Queen St. W. 416·598·2475 www.jauintoronto.com Oct 1 Melissa Stylianau Tri a, Steve K oven Ouar· tet. Oct 2 Ed Vakura Swing Trio, Michael Herring Sextet, Ashley Summers Trio, Mike Murley & David Braid Ouartet. Oct 3 Continental Rhythm, Upper Canada Big Band, Swing Rosie, Steve Cole's "25 Strings Oct 4 Runcible Spoon, Richard Whitehouse Ouartet. Oct 5 The Outfit, Clas· sic Rex Jazz Jam. Oct 6 Exitman, Trevor Hagg Ouartet. Oct 7 KevinOuain, Tara DavidsanOuar· tet. Oct 8 Melissa Stylianau Trio, Artie Rath Ouintet. Oct 9 Ed Vakurka Swing Trio, Raaul and the Big Time, Fram Denmark Kluvers Big Band, Victor Bateman TniJ. Oct 10 Continental Rhythm, Club Ojanga, Swing Rosie, Jay Boehmer Trio. Oct 11 Runcible Spoon, Chds Hunt Tent et + 3. Oct 12 The Outfit, ClassicRexJazzJam. Oct 13 Exitman, Carey West and the Millionaires. Oct 14 Kevin Ouain, Fram Germany: UNKL, Oct 15 Melissa Stylianau Trio, Roberta Dcchipinti9· Piece Band. Oct 16 Ed Vakurka Swing Trio, Swing Shift Big Band, Ashley Summers Trio, Jennifer Ryan Ouintet, Oct 17 Continental Rhythm, Fram B.C. Noises from the Too/shed, Swing Rosie. Oct 18 Runcible Spoon, UafT Stu· dent Jazz Ensembles. Oct 19 The Outfit, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Oct 20 fxlman, CO Release: Lenny Salamon Ouintet. Oct 21 Kevin Ouain, Norman Marshall Villeneuve Septet. Oct 22 Melissa Stylianau Too, Norman Marshall Ville· neuve Septet. Oct 23 Ed Vakurka Swing Trio, Laura Hubert Band, Ashley Summers Trio, Kiki Misumi Ouartet. Oct 24 Continental Rhythm, freeway Dixieland, Swing Rosie, Ken Aldcraft Ouartet. Oct 25 Runicible Spoon, UafT Student Jazz Ensembles. Oct 26 The Outfit, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Oct 27 Exitman, Tim Hamil Ouartet. Oct 28 Kevin Ouain, ae Sullivan & Andre White: Kirk MacDonald Ouintet. Oct 29 Melissa Stylian· ou Trio, Jae Sullivan & Andre White: Kirk Mac· Donald Ouintet. Oct 30 Jazz far Herbie -Bene· fit event far the Herbie fund, Ashley Summers Trio, Crossings Ouartet. Oct 31 Continental Rhythm, Beverly Taft Ouartet, Swing Rosie, Rhythm & Truth Brass Band. Sassafraz 100 Cumberland 416·964·2222 Thu·Sun Washington Savage Sat, Sun (brunch) Ray Patterson Trio Timothy's World Coffee 327 Roncesvalles Ave. 416 588·3715 Oct 14BelavedChards. Top O' the Senator 253 Victoria St. 416·364· 7517 www.jazzintoronto.com Oct 1 ·3 Renee Rasnes Ouintet. Oct 4 Adam James Ouartet. Oct 5 Branford Marsalis. Oct 6· 10 Christine Jensen Ouartet. Oct 12 Sophie Milman CD Release. Oct 13 Dee Kaye. Oct 17 Fram Montreal· Sweatshop Tango. Oct 19·24 Doug Hamilton's Brass Connection, Oct 26·31 Adrian farugia Ouartet The Trane Studio 964 Bathurst St.416·913·8197 Every Tues: The Blakk Sextet. Every Wed: Cubanas. Every Thu: Doug Richardson Ouartet. Every Friday (Oct. Only) five weeks far Miles. Oct 9 freedom l·ive. Oct 16 Dione Taylar. Oct 23 Taranto Tabla Ensemble. The Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·923·8137 Every Mon 9pm· 12 Open Mic w/ Adam Blair. Every Thu 10· 1 Mighty Gill (Shaw jazz arigi nals) Every Fri 5· 7 Classic Jazz Matinee w. The foolish Things ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA ANNOUNCEMENTS •october 1 7:30: St. Thomas's Church. The Smakey Tam's Hymn Sing. Join organist & choir· master, John Tuttle, the Choir of St. Thomas' s Church & Giles Bryant, raconteur, in singing tradi· tional & modern hymns in a celebration of St. Thomas's 130th anniversary. 383 Huron St. 416·979·2323. Freewill donation at the door to support St. Thomas's 130th Anniversary Fund. •october 1 8:00: Swing Shift Big Band. Battle af Britain Big Band Dance. Host: George Jonescu. Army, Navy and Air Force Club, 7 George Street, Barrie. 705-733·3941. . •october 61:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Kathleen Parlow String Can· certa Competition. Three student finalists will compete for the opportunity to perform with the U of T Symphony Orchestra in April 2005. Wal· ter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·976·3744. Free. •october 7 8:00: Amis du Jazz. Digitized 1925 version of the film classic Phantom af the Opera starring Lon Chaney, with Andrew Down· ing's score in live accompaniment by the Melo de· on Charmer Quintet: Kathleen Kajioka, viola; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; William Carn, trombone; David Jones, pump organ & violin; Andrew Downing, double bass. Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 1680 Reacti St., Port Perry. 705·357· 2468. , O(st), (under 12). •To October 10: Little Pear Garden Callee· tive/City of Toronto Culture Division. Au· tumn Melodies: A Centenary Celebration af Pe· king Opera Master Cheng Yan Oiu. Exhibition of archival images of Master Cheng ( 1904· 1956; specialist in dan- female - roles). Chinese opera costumes, hand·embroidered silks, stage jewel· lery & other related artilacts. Todmorden Millis Heritage Museum and Arts Centre, Pottery Rd, east of Bayview Ave., west of Broadview Ave. 416·396·2819. Free with admission to the mu· seum: .50, .25(sr/st), children's rates. •october 1710am·8pm: Canadian Band Association (Ontario). festival af Bands. Day· long festival of performances with over 15 adult concert bands & big bands from throughout On· tario. The Crescent School, Theatre & Hall, 2365 .Bayview Ave.416·244·3745. $10,. •October 23 6:00: Canadian Opera Volun· teer Committee. Opera Ball 2004: Bal de Ver· sailles. Cocktails; dinner; performance by mezzo Jean Stilwell; dancing to the Starz Band & vocal· ist Liberty Silver; live & silent auction items. Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 King St. West. 416·863-0364. Proceeds support the CDC. •October 26 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. Open Hause. Come & observe a rehearsal of our Youth Chorus. Westminster United Church. 4094 Tomken Rd. 905·624·9704. Free. •November 2 2:00: ERGO Projects/Music Gallery. Lithuania- Canada Exchange 2004·05: Open Rehearsal Attending guest Lithuanian composers work with ERGO Ensemble musicians on technical & interpretive details of chamber piece in preparation, giving the audience a behind the scenes experience & deeper insight into contern· porary music·making. Music Gallery at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-41 Q. 1948. Free. •November 4 2:00: ERGO Projects/Music Gallery. Lithuania- Canada Exchange 2004·05: Open Rehearsal. Music Gallery at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-41D·1948. Free. •November 5 6:00: TSO. fine Wine festival Wine Tasting. Wines from over 15 wineries; appetizers; live jazz; raffle. Crush Wine Bar and Restau-ant, 455 Kilg St. W.41 S . 870·8000. . •November 6 1 Dam: TSO. fine Wine Auction. Over 270 lots of rare & unique wine; guests receive the commemorative catalogue, lunch & bidding paddles. Royal Canadian Yacht Club. 141 St. George St. 416·870·8000. . •November 7 2:30: Koffler School of Mu· sic. Afternoon af Wine Tasting and Music with Robert Silverman, piano and Tony Aspler, international wine connaisseur. Windson Arms Hotel. 18 St. Thomas St. 416·636· 1880 x228. . Pro· ceeds to benefit music education at the KSM. •New School of Classical Vocal Studiesl Maestro Enterprises. Operatic Cabaret - Magical Journey from Mozart ta Musicals. Caba ret Review with professional singers, up & corn· ing singing students, sets, costumes & pianist. CONTINUES OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 7 2004 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM 49
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