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Volume 12 - Issue 2 - October 2006

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  • Toronto
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Quoolibetcontinued from page 7 6ORGAN RECITALSThe noon-hour recital season hasbegun, so check our listings formany opportunities. In addition tothese, William Maddox, organistand music director at YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, will give theinaugural concert on the new organat St. Bride's Church in MississaugaOctober 13; and SamuelKummer, organist of the recentlyreconstructed Frauenkirche in Dresden,will give a recital, includingimprovisations on themes providedby audience members, at DeerPark United Church on October14. The International Bach Festivalwill present three organ recitalsat the Church of the Redeemer:Christopher Dawes Oct 17,Michael Bloss Oct 18 and WilliamO'Meara, co-director oflast May'sOrganix Festival, Oct 19.On the light side, Oct 27 at lOpm,"Phantoms of the Organ" at MetropolitanUnited Church, injectssome Hallowe'en spirit into things,and the Toronto Theatre OrganSociety presents Richard Hills Oct10 at Casa Loma, its first WurlitzerPops concert for the season.Last, St. John's Convent onCummer Avenue, uptown, announcesthe completion of a newchapel organ which will be dedicatedin a private ceremony November2 and receive its inauguralrecital, open to the public, by StephanieMartin on November 12.Russian-Canadian pianist,Vladimir Dounin, will give a recitalof light classics on October20 at Glenn Gould Studio, wheretwo days later on October 22 Latvian-Canadianpianist, Arthur Ozolins,will celebrate his 60th birthdaywith a solo recital of virtuosomusic. A new pianistic voice intown, Eka Shanshiashvili, whoreceived her musical training inTbilisi in her native Georgia, willperform at the Heliconian Hall onOctober 27 in conjunction with anart show and sale by Americanartist, Aubrey McWatt. Brilliantyoung Macedonian pianist, SimonTrpceski, who made his MusicToronto debut last March, will beat the Jane Mallett Theatre again,October 31. You will also be ableto hear him next May performingwith the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.EARLY Musicby Frank NakashimaNew generationIt's great to hear that CBC Radiohost Keith Homer's program at theGlenn Gould Studio - the MusicAround Us New Generation Series- will feature music of 17th-centuryGermany and Italy (October 12),including works by Cesti, Muffat,Matteis, and Strozzi, performed byBorys Medicky (harpsichord andorgan) with Lucas Harris ( theorbo/guitar),Katherine Hill (soprano),and Christopher Verrette (baroqueviolin).Another fine "early" program inthis series (October 26) featuresTafelmusik's principal bassoonistDomenic Teresi performing Vivaldi'sConcerto in a, Concerto in F;and also works by Corrette, Paschand Boismortier, again with excellentperformers: Aisslinn Noskyand Julia Wedman (violins), PatJordan(viola), Joelle Morton (violone/violada gamba), and CharlotteNediger (harpsichord).Choral milestonesAs the concert season gets underway, there are several choral eventstaking place. Founded in 1981 by!vars Taurins, the TafelmusikChamber Choir is celebrating its(are you counting?) 25th anniversaryby singing Vivaldi's famousGloria (RV 589), Bach's Gloria inexcelsis Deo (BWV 191), andMondonville's grand motet DominusRegnavit (October 13), withdistinguished soloists soprano AnnMonoyios, countertenor MatthewWhite and tenor Colin Ainsworth.Meanwhile, the Renaissancevoices of Studio Sixteen, whoseconcerts are now at the Church ofSt. Mary Magdalene, focus on thegreat early choral masters - Ockeghem,Dufay, Josquin and Lassus (October 14) - website:www.studiosixteen.ca - while theircounterpart, Alawyn, a male quintet,makes its debut in a programof treasures from Denmark andFlanders (October 1) - Chanson inthe golden age ofDufay. Website:www.alawyn.comThe Toronto Chamber Choir(directed by David Fallis for over30 years!) puts Handel on trial, accusinghim of copyright infringement.Okay, perhaps he borroweda few significant phrases from othercomposers' works, but he canbe excused, can't he? Join the jury,hear the evidence - some greatworks by Handel (October 22) -and then decide.Website: www.geocities.com/torontochamberchoir.Choral SpectacularThe Tafelmusik Chamber Choir Turns 25Friday, October 13 at BpmGeorge Weston Recital Hall in theToronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge StreetCall 416.872.1111 Now!Directed by lvars TaurinsAnn Monoyios, sopranoMatthew White, countertenorColin Ainsworth, t enorA festive concert featuringVivaldi's Gloria, Bach's Gloriain Excelsis Dea and Mondonville'sDominus regnavit.Or subscribe to Tafelmusik's 3-concert seriesat the George Weston Recital HallChoral Spectacular Oct 13Handel Water Music March 13Bach St. John Passion April 3Cal l 416.733.0545Ofr07 SeasonPresenlinq Sponsor!lBack to Ad IndexWWW. TH EWH O L ENOTE .( QM

International Bach FestivalOne could easily become intimatelyfamiliar with the greatmusic ofJ.S. Bach by attendingthe International Bach Festival(October 15-28). Eachday of Week 1 begins with alecture-discussion of Bach'smusic, led by celebratedscholar Michael Marissen andmoderated by music critic WilliamLittler. Shortly after this,you can observe working rehearsalsand conducting masterclasseswith Maestro HelmuthRilling (one of the preeminentauthorities on themusic of J.S. Bach) as hecrafts each day's Cantata withorchestra, singers and soloists(such as countertenor DanielTaylor and baritone Russell Braun).Later, there's an opportunity tomeet the performers, and then, at5:30, a lecture by Rilling, followedby a full performance at 6:00 (nointermission). There's even a seriesof evening organ recitals, givenby Christopher Dawes, MichaelBloss and William O'Meara, uponthe Casavant organ at the Churchof the Redeemer. In Week 2, Rillingconducts the MacMillan Singers(U ofT), the Elmer Iseler Singers,and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra,in a performance of Mozart'sMass in C minor (a new completeperforming edition by notedHarvard musicologist and pianistRobert Levin). Website:www. internationalbachfestival. caLutenist Lucas HarrisOn Tafel's table"What's new at Tafelmusik?" youask. Well, there are new young talentedplayers performing rarelyheardmusic by J.H. Roman andVeracini, not to mention the worldpremiere of a new commission (October19-22). Julia Wedman,Aisslinn Nosky and Christina Zachariasare featured in J.S. Bach'sConcerto for 3 Violins in D major;Dominic Teresi gets a workout ina Vivaldi bassoon concerto; andLucas Harris plays solo lute. Website:www.tafelmusik.orgTilting at QuixoteThe sensuous music of early baroqueSpain often hints at therhythm and passion of flamenco.Full of irresistible dances andCONTINUES PAGE 20~torontoERROL GAY, MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTORCatherine Manoukian, Artist-in-ResidenceDEER PARK CONCERTS129 St. Clair Avenue West (just east of Avenue Road)Saturday-Night Organ Recital SeriesPresents its 37' 11 seasonOrganistSamuel KummerSaturday October 14, 2006, 7:30 p.m.Performing works of Buxtehude,Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi, Durum~ andimprovisation from themes submitted by the audience!Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at 3PMBrahms and SibeliusSunday, Dec. 10, 2006 at 3PMDoug Riley Quartet presents:Prince Edward Island Suite.Seasonal FavouritesInstrument Petting ZooSunday, Feb. 18, 2007 at 3PMAmadeus Choir performs BrahmsPre-Concert talk at 2: 15 PMSunday, April 15, 2007 at 3PMJacques lsraelievitch, violinMichael lsraelievitch, percussionCanadian Premiere ofRosenthal's Prophetic VoicesPre-Concert talk at 2:15 PMInstrument Petting ZooSunday, May 27, 2007 at 3PMNeda Navee, pianoBrahms' Piano Concert #1Pre-concert talk at 2:15 PMNext concerts in seriesDenis Bedard, February 3, 2007Eugenio Maria Fagiani, March 17, 2007William Wright, May 5, 2007Series Tickets: $ 60.00 for four concertsGeneral admission $ 20.00Students: $ 15.00Call 416-571-3680 for ticket information or visitwww.deerparkunitedchurch.ca, click "Concerts"ALL CONCERTS AT THE GEORGE WESTON RECITAL HALLTORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTSTickets at TCA Box Office or TicketMaster.Call 416 467-7142 for subscriptions.otoronto@on.aibn.comSeason Presenter••purewhiteO~NTAL WELLN~$$ + SPA•Dr. Eric RouahCanada TrustI Long & McQuade~ .f1~~1c;~L .. 1~ ~T.R~~~ N;~~to ron tdartsb o u n c i IAn arm· • l • nl)'. l~ l>o d yor t ~ • C!lyo! f orontowww.orchestratoronto.ca~YAMAHA~RBC~ l11n~ ... trnc11hOCTOBER 1 - N O VEMBER 7 2006Back to Ad IndexWWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM1

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