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Volume 12 - Issue 1 - September 2006

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... CONCERTS:Toronto & nearbyLounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-645-9090. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: The Music Gallery/Wavelength.X AVANT New Music Festival.Freak-folk-rock onslaught The Dirty Projectors;Continuum Music presents Blip, works byJohn Oswald, Nicole Lizee, Nick Brooke.Sneaky Dee's, 431 College St. 416-204-1080. PWYC(door only).Monday September 25-8:30: Hugh's Room. Yale Strom. Klezmerartist. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Small World Music Festival.Kinnie Star & Tanya Tagaq (Canada}. Hip hop,rock, folk, R&B, electronica; lnuk throatsinging. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West.416-645-9090. ; (adv).Tuesday September 26- 12: 10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice Performance Class. ThirdYear Performance Class. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 1 :DO: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMid-day. Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.Wagner's Ring Cycle (Cycle 3 begins}. DerRing des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner;see CDC web site for related events. PavloHunka, Susan Bullock, Adrianne Pieczonka& other performers; Richard Bradshaw,conductor. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231 . 00-$ 1700, limited;0-5 (single performances, limited).For complete run of this and all thecycles, see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 4.Excerpt from Satyabhama Kalapam, VedantamVenkata Naga Chalapathi & Ravi Many,Kuchipudi, India and Canada; Kumkum Mohanty,Odissi, India; Laya Chitra, AlakanandaNath, Bharatanatyam, Canada; see web sitefor related events. 6:45: Dance Chat. PremiereDance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 9:00pm: Small World Music Festival.Joaquin Diaz (Canada/Dominican Republic}.Traditional and original merengue tunes, vocals& diatonic accordion. Lula Lounge, 1585Dundas St. West. 416-645-9090. ;(adv).Wednesday September 27- 12:30: Summer Serenades SmoothJazz Wednesdays. Serafin. Yonge DundasSquare. 1 Dundas St. East. 416-979-9960.Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital John Tuttle,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 7:00: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th AnniversaryCelebration: Two Orchestras on Stage.Works for two orchestras by Vivaldi, Handel,Rameau and J.C. Bach. Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra; Arion Baroque Orchestra; JeanneLamon, soloist/director; Jaap Ter Linden.director. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor40St. West. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr/st); ( 18 to 30 Face the Musik).- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day5. Gayatri, Janak Khendry Dance Company,Bharatanatyam, Canada; IleanaCitaristi & Ramachandra Das, Chhau,India; An Evening of Kuchipudi Dance,Anuradha Nehru, Kamala Reddy, RevathiKomanduri, Sasikala Penumarthi, Kuchipudi,U.S.A.; see web site for relatedevents. 6:45: Dance Chat. Premiere DanceTheatre, Queen's Quay Terminal, 207Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 8:00: ERGO Projects. Lithuanian ExchangeConcert. Works by Lithuanian andCanadian composers. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. West. 416-410-1984. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Symphony #9. Also Mahler: Songsfrom Des Knaben Wunderhorn. MeashaBrueggergosman, soprano; Susan Platts,mezzo; Michael Colvin, tenor; Brett Polegato,baritone; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; PeterQundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-$127.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Suzie Vinnick & RickFines, Nothing Halfway CD Release. Hugh'sRoom, 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 9:00: Small World Music Festival.Drum Nation (Canada}. Celebration ofglobal percussion music. Kiyoshi Nagata,Mark Duggan, Ravi Naimpally, LuisOrgeboso, Debashis Sinha & PatrickGraham, percussion (marimba, congas,doumbecks, frame drums, taiko, mbira,sinter, tabla)_ Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. 416-645-9090. ; (adv)_- 9:30pm: Patrick Watson. PatrickWatson, Close to Paradise CD Launch. AlternativeI electro I ambient. Robbie Kuster,drummer; Mishka Stein, bass; Simon Angell,guitar; Patrick Watson, singer/songwriter. TheDrake Underground, 1150 Queen St. West.416-531 -5042_ .Thursday September 28- 12:10: University ofToronto Facultyof Music. Thursdays at Noon. Messiaen:Visions de l'amen. Midori Koga, JessicaJohnson. pianos. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744_Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital: Patricia Wright.56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 12:15: Music On The Hill.Mark SepicTrio. St. John's York Mills Anglican Church.19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free.- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 6.Pumima & Inverse, In Dance (Hari Krishnan),Bharatanatyam, Canada; Ileana Citaristi, Chhausolo, India; Sujata Mahapatra, Odissi, India;see web site for related events. 6:45: DanceChat. Premiere Dance Theatre, Queen's QuayTerminal. 207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. ,; ,(sr/st/membersCADA, WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. The Temptations.Favourites like My Girl, Since I Lost MyBaby, I Can't Get Next to You & more. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga_ 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. -; (eyeGOJ.WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM- 8:00: Music Toronto. Members ofEmerson Ouartet. Mozart: Divertimento forstring trio in E-flat, K.563; Brahms: PianoQuartet in g, Op.25. Guest: Wu Han,piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East.416-366-7723. ,; 18-35 pay yourage; $ 5(st), accompanying adult y, price.- 8:00: Small World Music Festival. AshDargan (Australia}. Essence of the AustralianDreamtime in didgeridoo, ethnicflutes & vocals. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. West. 416-645-9090. ;(adv).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th AnniversaryCelebration: Two Orchestras on Stage.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Sep_ 27.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Bag'd Benefit Concert.Boxers Against Guns and Drugs_ Hugh'sRoom, 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 8:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Gala Concert: Beethoven Symphony #9.Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; SusanPlatts, mezzo; Michael Colvin, tenor; BrettPolegato, baritone; Toronto MendelssohnChoir; Peter Dundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828..50-$127.- 10:00: Small World Music Festival.Mr. Something Something (Canada}. Dancerhythms of Nigeria, Senegal, Mali & Ghana.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-645-9090. .Friday September 29- 12:15: St. Andrew's United Church.Donald Bell organist and friends in Recital. St.Andrew's United Church, 23 Main St. North.,Markham. 905-294-0351. Free.- 6:30: Jazz at Commensal. Ryan Oliver(sax} with piano. Commensal, 655 Bay St.416-596-9364. Free.- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 7.Lo ha, Sinha Dance (Roger Sinha & NatashaBahkt), Bharatanatyam and Modern, Canada;Mohini Bhasmasura, PasumarthiVenkateswara Sarrna (Usha Kala Niketan),Kuchipudi, India; Abhinaya Darpana, SandhyaPurecha, Bharatanatyam, India; see web sitefor related events. 6:45: Dance Chat. PremiereDance Theatre. Queen's Quay Terminal.207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 7:30: The Kenneth G. Mills Foundation.Akafist Chamber Choir. 15-voice Russianmale a cappella choir, singing Russian folksongs & church music spanning five centuries.Andrei V. Malyutin, artistic director/conductor.All Saints' Anglican Church, 300 Dundas St.West, Whitby. 905-668-5101 . .- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: To be sung uponthe water: Music from the Ganges River tothe Mira River. Lorna MacDonald, soprano;Peter Stoll, clarinet; Cameron Stowe, piano.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; $12(sr/st).- 8:00: princess productions/Oance­Works CoWorks. IN(sideJtime: made inCanada/fail au Canada. Soon: Louis Laberge­Cote, choreographer; Sean Ling, dancer; PhilipStrong, composer; Laurel MacDonald singer.Caecilia: Louis Laberge-Cote, choreographer;Johanna Bergfeldt. dancer. Qua tor pour la findu temps: Daniel Belanger, choreographer;Jean-Sebastien Cote, composer (inspired byOliver Messiaen). Winchester Street Theatre,80 Winchester St. 416-366-7723.(adv); (door, cash only); (sr/st/CADA)_ For complete run see music theatrelistings_- 8:00: Small World Music Festival.Hendrik Meurkens & Permutacoes (BraziVUSA}, Parabolica (BraziVCanadaJ. Samba jazzon harmonica, vibes, piano, bass & drums;bossa/samba, with singer Guiomar Cambell.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-645-9090. $ 20.- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th AnniversaryCelebration: Two Orchestras on Stage.ERGO Projects ...HARVESTa concert of new contemporarychamber works by Lithuanianand Canadian composersKRAUSAS (CAN)NARBUTAITE (LIT)CAMERON [CAN)ROSASCHI [LIT)CROALL [CAN)featuring the ERGO Ensembleunder the direction of Alex PaukSeptember 27th, 2006 8pmGlenn Gould Studio,CBC Broadcasting Centre, Toronto general admission, seniors/students~ Canada Council Conseil des Arts for the Arts du Canada

Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Sep. 27.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Diana Krall inConcert. Headlining the opening night gala forThe Rose Theatre (a black tie event),performing material from her new CD,From This Moment On. 6:30: cocktails.The Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Bramp·ton. 905-874-2800. 0.- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Arraymusic. LeftoverDaylight Series. Jazz & improvised music.Arraymusic Studio, Suite 218 (enter at reardoor), 60 Atlantic Ave. 416-539-8752. · O(sliding scale).Saturday September 30- 3:00: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 8.Chaturanga Japan Troupe, Bharatanatyam,Japan; Tribanghi Dance Theatre; Zulu &Bharatanatyam. Harbourfront Centre Theatre,231 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 4:00 & 8:00: Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts. David Clayton-Thomasin Concert. Guest: Roxanne Potvin.Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts,130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021,888-489-7784. .99; (eyeGOI.- 6:30: Jazz at Commensal. Dan Eisen(piano/+ special guest. Commensal, 655 BaySt. 416-596-9364. Free.- 7:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 8.Ekaantha Seetha, A Lonely Furrow,Cleveland Cultural Alliance chorea·graphed by V.P. and Shanta Dhananjayan,Bharatanatyam, India & U.S.A.; seeweb site for related events. PremiereDance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 7:30: Toronto Centre for the Arts.Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band &Canadian Staff Band. Old and new brass musicof the Salvation Army. Brian Burditt, bandmas·ter. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416·an 1111. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts. Play! A Video GameSymphony. Live orchestra and choir in acelebration of video game music. Humming·bird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262.Call for ticket prices.- 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleConcerto Players. Concertos: Vivaldi: TwoojJprJIN CONCERTGuillermo Sil va-Marin, General Director2006-07S€asonSUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE!SunLife FinancialJACK MAN ~?,U~DAT I ONwww.o erainconcert.comS EPTEM BER 1 - O CTOBER 7 2006Violins and Two Cellos, F.IV #1; ViolaD'Amorein D, F.11 #2; Two Cellos, F.111 #2;Four Violins, Op.3/4; Two Violins; Bottesini:#2 for Double Bass in b; Mendelssohn: Violinind; Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op.6/7.With: 8 violins; 2 violas; Kristine Bogyo &Rafael Kuerti, cellos; Raphael McNabney,double bass; Eric Paetkau, conductor.Willowdale United Church, 347 KennethAve. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Small World Music Festival.African Guitar Summit. Nine Canadian guitar·ists/vocalists of African origin (Guinea, Ghana,Kenya, Burundi/Rwanda, Madagascar), AlphaYaYa Diallo, Naby Camara, Pa Joe, TheoBoakye, Kofi Ackah, Professor Adam Solo·mon, Mighty Popa, Donne Robert, Mada·gascar Slim. The Music Hall, 147 Dan·forth Avenue. 416-645-9090. ;(adv).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th Anniver·sary Celebration: Two Drchestras on Stage.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Sep. 27.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Symphonies #4 & 5. Also: Mahler:Songs of a Wayfarer. Susan Platts, mezzosoprano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-$120.- 9:00pm: Lula Lounge. Salsa Saturdaywith Cachli. Hardcore Salsa music, includesdance class. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St.West. 416-588-0307. .Sunday October 01- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage. JackGrunsky. Musical journey around the world,for ages 2 to 8. Solar Stage Children'sTheatre, Concourse Level, 4950 Yonge St.416-368-8031. .- 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Truffles Children's Concert: What is a Concer·to? Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto ind; Vivaldi:Concerto for Four Violins. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-922-3714x103. .- 2:00: Alawyn. Madrigal Treasures fromDenmark and Flanders. Chanson in the goldenage of Dulay. George lgnatieff Theatre (LarkinBuilding), Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place.416-559-2586. ; Olsr/st).- 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Toronto All·Star Big Band. Lakeside Terrace, York QuayCentre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973·4000. PWYCl suggested min).- 2:30: Opera In Concert. La Rondine. TheSwallow, by Giacomo Puccini, lyric comedy inthree acts, libretto by Giuseppe Adami,based on the German libretto by AlfredMaria Willner and Heinz Reichert, per·SEASON OPENER ...formed in Italian. Arlene Alvarado, KurtLehmann & Lydia Skourides, singers;Opera in Concert Chorus, Robert Cooper,director; Jose Hernandez, music director/piano. 1 :45: Pre-concert talk by lainScott. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East.416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ,.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleConcerto Players. See Sep 30. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park.- 3:00: Vax Finlandiae. Syyspuuhaa (fallScramble/. Lively Finnish singing. Suomi-Koti,795 Eglinton Ave. East. 416-483-6947. ;(sr/st).- 3:30: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th Anniver·sary Celebration: Two Orchestras on Stage.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Sep. 27.- 4:00: Association of ImprovisingLa Ronbin€by Giacomo Puccini (in ltalia10The effervescence ef operetta and the bittersweet romance ef opera combinefor an unexpected thrill from the versimo master. Written for Vienna, the1ittle swallow' tugs at your heart with a n osta~ ic glnnce over the shouldertoward a vanished world.Arlene AlvaradoJose HernandezMusic Director & PianistArlene AlvaradoKurt Lehmann, Lydia SkouridesThe Opera in Concert Chorus,Robert Cooper, Chorus DirectorSUN. OCTOBER I. 2:30 PMWWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMTRYPTYCHwww.tryptych.orgMusicians 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. MichaelCapon, organ. 4:30: Choral Evensong. 65Church St. 416-364· 7865 x224. Free.- 4:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century oflndian Dance, Day 9.Krishna Parijatham, Kuchipudi Dance Drama,Anuradha Nehru, Kamala Reddy, RevathiKomanduri, Sasikala Penumarthi, Kuchipudi,U.S.A., Orissa Dance Academy (GangadharPradhan), Odissi, India; see web site forrelated events. 3:45: Dance Chat. PremiereDance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,A Celebration of Music in SongEnsemble Tryp Tych Chamber ChoirLenard Whiting - Music DirectorFeatured Work:Charles Gounod'sSt. Cecilia MassSoprano: Jennifer GriffithsTenor: James TuttleBaritone: Tyler KuhnertGuest Conductors:David LowLawrence GreenSunday, October 1, 2006, 7 PMTrinity Presbyterian ChurchBayview and the 401Tickets: 416 763-5066 ext. 3/info@tryptych.orgEdward Franko, Lenard WhitingArt:ist:ic Direct:orsDiotoCU€S b€SCoRm€tre€sby Francis Poulenc (in Frenrh)Alison d' AmatoMusic Director & Pian istIsabel Bayrakdarian SUN. NOV. I 9 • 2:30 PMZOJb€ by W. A. Mozart (in German & English)Kevin Mallon, Conductor, with Aradia Ensembl eSUN. JANUARY 28. 2:30 PMDJ.€ mo~€ S~ob~by Erich Korngold (in German)Robin Wheeler, Music D irector & PianistSUN. APRIL I • 2:30 PMST. LAWRENCE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS4 I 6-366-7723 or l-800-708-6 75441

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