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Volume 12 - Issue 1 - September 2006

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... CONCERTS:Toronto & nearby38WAYNE STRONGMANMANAGING ARTISTIC DIRECTORNew opeRa WORkS06jo7 seasoNOPERA BRIEFS 610 brief works from the 2006Composer-Librettist Laboratory** _____ ......,SEPTEMBER 22ND &SEPTEMBER 23RD AT 8PMTAPESTRYNew Work Studio55 Mill StreetThe Cannery (Building 58)Studio 315tickets IN ADVANCE AT THE 000 R STlJ[)fNT TICl

WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM- 7:30: The Kenneth G. Mills Founda·tion. Akafist Chamber Choir. 15-voice Russianmale a cappella choir, singing Russian folksongs & church music spanning five centuries.Andrei V. Malyutin, artistic director/conductor. Eglinton St. George's UnitedChurch, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-690-3880., (sr/st/choirs).- 8:00: Small World Music Festival.Natacha Atlas (Egypt}. North African &Arabic vocal music fused with westernelectronics. Ten-piece acoustic ensemble.Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St.416-645-9090. ; (adv).- 8:00: Tapestry New Opera Works.Opera Briefs 6. Alexander Dobson, CarlaHuhtanen, Keith Klassen, Jessica Lloyd,singers; Tom Diamond, director; AlexanderCann, conductor. Tapestry Studio, Studio 316,Building 58: The Cannery, 55 Mill Street.416-537-6066 x221 . ; (adv). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Christine Lavin.Smart, funny & incisive songs. Brian Bauers,multiple instruments. Hugh's Room, 2261Dundas St. West. 416·531-6604. .50;.50(adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto. Interface series:Improvisers Interface with Joe McPhee. Jazz/new music composer/multi·instrumentalistJoe McPhee. Arraymusic Studio, Suite 218(enter at rear door), 60 Atlantic Ave. 416-539·8752. .Saturday September 23- 6:30: Jazz at Commensal. Oan Farrell(piano}. Commensal, 655 Bay St. 416-596-9364. Free.- 7:00: The Music Gallery. X AVANTNew Music Festival. Minimalist pioneer TonyConrad; Christine Duncan & Jean Martin'sjazz-ambient-free-improv quartet BarnyardDrama; electro-acoustic collaboration TelephoneProject. St. George the Martyr Church,197 John St. 416-204-1080. (adv).- 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male VoiceChoir/Brampton Rugby Club. TWMVC inConcert. St. Paul's United Church, 30 MainStreet South, Brampton. 416-580-2147. .- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century oflndian Dance, Day2. Shanta Rati Mishra, Kuchipudi, India;Tribanghi Dance Theatre, Zulu and Bharatanatyam,South Africa; Chitra-WarriorPrincess, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company,Bharatanatyam and Odissi, Canada;see web site for related events. 6:45:Dance Chat. Premiere Dance Theatre,Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 Queens QuayWest. 416-973-4000. ,; ,(sr/st/members CADA, WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 8:00: Bethel Canadian ReformedChurch Music Committee. Organ, Piano &Panflute in Concert. Andre Knevel, organ/piano;Jan Elsenaar, organ; Liselotte Rakyta, pan·flute. Bethel Canadian Reformed Church,11251 Bayview Ave., Richmond Hill. 905-939-9492. O; (family).- 8:00: Irish Choral Society of Canada.Prayer in the Morning, Pub in the Afternoon.Traditional Irish Music. Guests: LOKA;Matthew Otto, accompanist; Karen L.A.D' Aoust. Newman Centre, St. ThomasAquinas Chapel, 89 St. George St. 416·653-9102. ; (st/sr); $ lO(ch).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Asian TelevisionNetwork. Ravi Shankar, AnoushkaShankar. Legendary sitarist, composer andteacher Ravi Shankar, his daughter Anoushka& an ensemble of Indian classical musicians.60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-.50.- 8:00: Samantha Chang. SamanthaChang, Flute in Recital. Mozart: Flute Quartetin D, K.285; Reinecke: Concerto for Flute in D;works by Taffanel, Tan, Boehm & Karg-Elert.Guests: Ellen Meyer, piano; Jessica Jia, violin;Ping Zhang, viola; James Xia, cello; orchestraof 36, Tony Fan, conductor. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-801 -9196. Free.- 8:00: The Kenneth G. Mills Foundation.Aka fist Chamber Choir. 15-voice Russianmale a cappella choir, singing Russianfolk songs & church music spanning fivecenturies. Andrei V. Malyutin, artisticdirector/conductor. St. Dimitar BulgarianOrthodox Church, 8501 Mississauga Rd.,Brampton. 416·923-3880. By donation.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. An Evening ofCabaret. Wilson Lumibao, Sue Piltch,Sharlene Wallace, Peter Lebuis & DavidNelson, performers. Hugh's Room, 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;(adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto. Improvisers interfacewith Joe McPhee. Arraymusic Studio. SeeSep 22.- 9:00pm: The Music Gallery/Mutek +Vague Terrain. X AVANT New MusicFestival. Nuit Avant, featuring: Opulent-yetminimaltechno Jan Jelinek; experimentminimal techno naw; deep dark ambientexplorer Akumu; live/DJ VJ Nokami +ether.mann. The Drake Underground, 1150Queen St. West. 416-204-1080. (adv).Sunday September 24- 1 :DO: Harbourfront Centre/JeunessesMusicales of Ontario. Music with Bite:Trillium Brass. Part of ZOOM! FamilySundays, milk beverage and cookiessupplied. Brigantine Room, York QuayCentre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. Free.- 2:00: Scarborough Sunday Concerts.All Star Big Band in Concert. Rotunda, Scarber·ough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416·396-7398. Free.- 2:00: The Kenneth G. Mills Foundation.Aka fist Chamber Choir. 15·voice Russianmale a cappella choir, singing Russian folksongs & church music spanning five centuries.Andrei V. Malyutin, artistic director/conductor.Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 23Henry St. 416·979·2900. By donation.- 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band.Sunday Concert Series. Rotunda, ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396-5143. Free.-4:00: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz &Improvised Music. Showcasing local talent.Now Lounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. SundayAfternoon Twilight Recital. Bruce KirkpatrickHill, organ. 4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364- 7865 x224. Free.-4:00: The Music Gallery.X AVANTNew Music Festival. Duo Diorama: WinstonChoi, piano; Minghuan Xu, violin. St. Georgethe Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; $ lO(member); (st, door only).- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers. Rob Pilch & Lorne Lofsky. 1570Yonge St. 416-920-5211 . Free; donationswelcome.- 4:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 3.Priyadarshini Govind, Bharatanatyam, India;Nova Bhattacharya, Bharatanatyam contemporary,Canada; Devi: The Female Principle,Mavin Khoo Dance Company, Bharatanatyamand Ballet, England; see web site for relatedevents. 3:45: Dance Chat. Premiere DanceTheatre, Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 QueensQuay West. 416-973-4000. ,;,(sr/st/members CADA, WDA, PACT,TAPA).- 5:00: Czech Community Centre atMasaryktown. Cenek Vrba, violin, andYukiko Watanabe, piano in Concert. Works byMozart, Wieniawski, Dvorak & Smetana.Prague Restaurant, 450 Scarborough GolfClub Rd. 416-430-4354. ; (st).- 6:30: Hugh's Room. Songwriters Festival.Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. . Fundraiser for the Jai Dee(Good Heart) Children's Fund, all proceeds forthe Anuban Kindergarten school in SouthernLaos.- 8:30: Arabesque. layali Arabesque(Arabesque Nights}. Gypsy Co-op. See Sep 10.- 9:00pm: Small World Music Festival.Carmen Consoli (Italy}, singer-songwriter. Lulac?~ W~'1 ~tute ~daiSaturday, Septen1ber 23, 2006 8pm Free AdmissionGeorge Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge StreetTony Ho Tangfian, conductor TAFFANEL Fantasic sur le Freyschut1.Ellen Meyer, piano MOZART Flute Quartet in DK. 285Sean Lim, concertmaster TAN A Caged Partridge's LongingJessica .Tia, violinBOEHM Grande PolonaisePing Zhang, viola KARG-ELERT Sonatc Appassionata op. 140James Xia, cello REINECK}~ Concerto in D op. 283

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