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Volume 12 - Issue 2 - October 2006

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WE AREALL Music's CHILDRENOctober's ChildDescribed today by many as"Luminous", she seemed alreadypossessed of a "joyous Light"when this photo was taken (circa1980).Identify this internationally renownedmember of our musiccommunity for a chance to wintickets or a recording!Think you might know whoOctober's child is? Send yourbest guess tomusicschildren@thewholenote.com.(Winners will be selected byrandom draw among correctentries received by October 15th,2006.)by mJbuellSeptember's Child wasGuido BassoGUIDO BASSO: "That photo brings back fond memories of myparents and five siblings who were all alive then. I do miss themvery much . ... What I was probably thinking is playing music waseverything I would ever want to do for the rest of my Life. That wishhas been realized. I'm a Lucky person."GUIDO BASSO began playing trumpet at the age of nine. Whenthat photo was taken he was already something of a prodigy at theConservatoire de Musique de Montreal.The photo? An amateur talent contest. The shadowy adults behindhim are the house band, there to accompany singers. Little Guidoplayed with a quartet which included 3 teens on accordion, guitar,and bass. They won."The prize was always a watch, which in those days was quite abig deal and a nice thing to have. It was usually a Gruenwatch .... quite a good watch, I think. None of us had one. We justkept entering until we each had a watch."Guido played in dance bands and show bands in Montreal duringhis teens, toured with Pearl Bailey and (her husband) Louis Bellsonand his orchestra for 2 1/2 years before settling in Toronto where hebecame a first call studio musician and leader, and music director fortelevision, radio and commercial music.His CNE big band concerts included Dizzy Gillespie, QuincyJones, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa. He hasperformed as a soloist with Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass,The Guido Basso Dance Band, and the Guido Basso Quintet. Hehas recorded with The Boss Brass, Singers Unlimited, the Hi-Io'sand many others.Guido Basso became a Member of the Order of Canada in 1994.Watch for a new CD (CBC records, late November) called "TheMelody Lingers On", which includes Guido Basso, Mike Murley,Tara Davidson, Steve Wallace, Reg Schwager, and a string ensemble,conducted by Rick Wilkins. Meanwhile, Guido Basso sets sailfor a 10-day cruise out of NYC on Holland America's "Noordam"serenading the eastern Caribbean, along with Pat Labarbera, JohnSherwood, David Young, Kevin Dempsey and Jackie Richardson.(info 1-800-268-4002)CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!Scott Morin and a friend, as guests of JAZZ.FM91, will attend Let's GetLost: A Tribute to Chet Baker featuring Guido Basso (Sound of Jazz ConcertSeries) Monday November 20, 8pm, at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (Didn'twin? Call 416-973-4000 to reserve your ticket!)Davide Direnzo, Tim Postgate, Jesse Kumagai, David Restivo, andTerrence Wilkins will each receive CBC Records 2004 Juno award winningLost in the Stars, which features Guido, Phil Dwyer, Lorraine Desmarais,Michel Donato, and Paul Brochu. For further information (especially if youdidn't win) go to www.cbcrecords.caKnow someone whose photograph should appear on this page?Your suggestions are most welcome!musicschildren@thewholenote.comthanks to our advertisers!Acrobat 64 Exult ate Singers 38 Metropolitan United Church 29 Pasquale Bros. 65 Toronto Consort 43Adelaide Bell 40 Fanshawe Chorus London 53 Mikrokosmos 63 Pax Christi Chamber Choir 40 Toronto Masque Theatre 19Aldeburgh Connection 40 Gallery 345 33 Mississauga Choral Society 61 Peter Mahon 20 Toronto Mendelssohn Choir 15All The King's Voices 21 Geo. Heinl 22 Moored ale Concerts 43 Platinum Concerts International 46, 52 Toronto Operetta Theatre 28Amadeus Choir 39 Grand Philharmonic Choir 48 Music@ Ascension 45 RCM (ARC) 35 Toronto Philharmonia 42Analekta 75 Hiinssler Classic 5 Music at Metropolitan 43 RCM Community School 57 Toronto School of Music 60ATMA Classique 7, 78 Hannaford Street Silver Band 25, 36 Music at Timothy's 38 RCM Glenn Gould School 32 Toronto Sinfonietta 44Bach Consort 20 Harknett Musical Services 26 Music for Young Children 58 Remenyi House of Music 73 Toronto Symphony Orchestra 3CanClone Services 64 Heliconian Club 65 Music Gallery 23 Riverdale Ensemble 39 Toronto Theatre Organ Society 17Centenary Concert Series 16, 53 Hilton Hotel IT undra Restaurant) 75 Music on the Hill 33 Robert Lawry's Piano Experts 79 Toronto Wind Orchestra 41Christ Church Deer Park Chamber Humbercrest United Church 36, 47 Music Toronto 9, 33, 37, 45 Rosedale Presbyterian Church 62 Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra 41Music Series 31 International Bach Festival 4, 5 Naxos of Canada 67 Roy Thomson Hall 35 T ryptych 4 7, 62Christ Church Deer Park Jazz Islington United Church 27 New Music Concerts 11, 36, 4 7 SRI Canada 6 U of T Faculty of Music 17Vespers 27 JSL Musical Productions 38 NTDTV 17 Scarborough Bel Canto Choir 60 Visual and Performing ArtsCivic Light Opera Company 28 Kitchener Waterloo Symphony 49 Off Centre Music Salon 4 7 Schola Tridentina 61 Newmarket 54Collingwood Music Festival 51 Kitchener·Waterloo Chamber On Stage at Glenn Gould Studio 12, 13 Sinfonia Toronto 14 Vladimir Dounin 38CONTACT Contemporary Music 32 Orchestra 52 Opera in Concert 28 Sound Post 21 Wendy Dobson 44Continuum Contemporary Music 42 Koffler School of Music 16 Opera·IS 29 Soundstreams Canada 11 WholeNote Market Place:Cosmo Music 25 Linus Entertainment 44 Opera York 29 St. James' Cathedral 34 education 59Deer Park Concerts 19 Living Arts Centre 77 Oratorio Terezin 15 St. John's United Church 60 WholeNote Market Place:Elena Ciorici 58 Lockridge HiFi 69 Orchestra Toronto 19 Tafelmusi k 18, 80 services · etcetera 65Elmer lseler Singers 21 Long & Mc Quade 22 Organ for Sale 63 Talisker Players 45 Women's Musical Club 42Elora Festival Singers 51 Louis Simao & Faia 37 Orpheus Choir 44 Tallis Choir 40 Worlds of Music Toronto 23ERGO Projects 48 Markham Theatre 8 Oshawa-Durham Symphony Toronto All·Star Big Band 26 York University 63Esprit Orchestra 2 Massey Hall 39 Orchestra 53 Toronto Children's Chorus 6130 WWW. 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CONCERT LISTINGSToronto & nearbyIn this issue: Metro Toronto, Ajax, Brampton,Kleinburg, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville,Thornhill.CONCERT LISTINGS: Further Afield PAGE 48Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 54Jazz PAGE 56Announcements/Lectures/Seminars/Etcetera PAGE 57Plans change! Always call aheadto confirm details with presenters.Sunday October 01- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage. JackGrunsky. *SOLD OUT*- 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Truffles Children's Concert: What is a Concerto?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. Kevin Komisaruk, director.George lgnatieff Theatre (Larkin Building),Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place. 416-559·2586. ; O(sr/st).- 2:00: Harbourfront Centre/TorontoAll· Star Big Band. They're Playing ourSong. Vintage dance tunes (Let's Dance, Stringof Pearls, Begin the Beguine, Woodchopper'sBall, Moonlight Serenade) by Benny Goodman,Glenn Miller, the Dorsey brothers & others.Lakeside Terrace, York Quay Centre, 235Queens Quay West. 416·973-4000.PWYC( suggested min).- 2:30: Opera In Concert. La Rondine. TheSwallow, by Giacomo Puccini, lyric comedy inthree acts, libretto by Giuseppe Adami, basedon the German libretto by Alfred Maria Willnerand Heinz Reichert, performed in Italian.Arlene Alvarado, Kurt Lehmann & Lydia Skourides,singers; Opera In Concert Chorus, RobertCooper, director; Jose Hernandez, music director/piano.1 :45: Pre-concert talk by lain Scott.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723,800-708-6754. ,.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleConcerto Players. Concertos: Vivaldi: TwoViolins and Two Cellos, F.IV #1; ViolaD'Amore in D, F.11 #2; Two Cellos, F.111 #2;Four Violins, Op.3/4; Two Violins; Bottesini:Double Bass; Mendelssohn: Violin ind; Handel:Concerto Grosso, Op.6/7. With: 8 violins; 2violas; Kristine Bog yo & Rafael Kuerti, cellos;Raphael McNabney, double bass; Eric Paetkau,conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-922·3714 x103.; (sr/st).- 3:00: Samantha Chang. Student Flute &Piano Recital. Genin: Carnival of Venice; Bach:Suite #2 in b; Demersseman: Sixieme Solo deConcert; & other works. Students from Sa·mantha Chang's Studio, Grade One to ARCT,solo piano, flute, and flute duets. Studio Thea ­tre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt.416-801-9196. Free.- 3:00: Vox Finlandiae. Syyspuuhaa (FallScramble}. Lively Finnish singing. Suomi·Koti,795 Eglinton Ave. East. 416-483-694 7. ; O(sr/st).- 3:30: Tafelmusik. Jeanne's 25th Anniver·sary Celebration: 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 Bloor St.West. 416-964-6337. -; ·(sr/st); (18 to 30 Face the Musik).- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge.Jazz & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841. .- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday AfternoonTwilight Recital. Leighton: Paean;Schumann: Study #4 in A-flat; Bach: In you isgladness (Orgelbuchlein); Messiaen: Priereapres Communion; Vierne: Symphony #1 (Final).Michael Capon, organ. 4:30: Choral Evensong.65 Church St. 416·364-7865 x224.Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park JazzVespers. John Sherwood Trio. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free; donations welcome.- 4:30: Kalanidhi International DanceFestival. A Century of Indian Dance, Day 9.Krishna Parijatham, Kuchipudi Dance Drama,Anuradha Nehru, Kamala Reddy, Revathi Komanduri,Sasikala Penumarthi, Kuchipudi,U.S.A., Orissa Dance Academy (GangadharPradhan), Ddissi, India; see web site for relatedevents. 4:30; 3:45: Dance Chat. PremiereDance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal, 207Queens Quay West. 416·973-4000.,; ,(sr/st/members CADA,WDA, PACT, TAPA).- 7:00: Ensemble TrypTych ChamberChoir/Trinity Presbyterian ChurchChoir. A Celebration of Music in Song. Gounod:Messe Solenelle; & other works. Guests:Jennifer Griffith, James Tuttle & Tyler Kuhnert,performers; David Low, Lawrence Green& Lenard Whiting, directors.Trinity PresbyterianChurch, 2737 Bayview Ave. 416-485-8911..- 7:00: Kingsway-Lambton UnitedChurch. Music Salon. Art songs. Amy Dodington,soprano; Vojislav Perucica, piano. 85The Kings way. 416-231-9120. Donations forartists.- 7:30: RCMC. Gods & Angels of CelestialSong. Arias & ensembles, works by Handel,Mozart, Purcell, Verdi, Offenbach, Rice: MidnightLullaby (Canadian Premiere), & popularfavourites. Janusz Borowie, Ivana Popovic,Stephen Runge, Vanessa O' Alessandro, JanetCatherine Dea, Serena Kemball, Wayne Line,Carmen Marlene, performers; Douglas J. Rice,performer/composer. Sanctuary, St. Andrew'sUnited Church, 117 Bloor St. East. 416-878-7464. .- 8:00: Small World Music Festival.Debashish Battacharya (India). Slide guitaristplaying Indian classical music & blues. ModClub Theatre, 722 College St. 416·645·9090.; (adv).- 8:00: Small World Music Festival.Liuba Maria Hevia. Cuban singer/songwriter.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West. 416·588-0307. .- 8:30: Arabesque. Layali Arabesque (ArabesqueNights). Traditional acoustic music bythe Arabesque Orchestra; professional bellydancers.Prof. Bassam Bishara, vocals/oude;George Barbas, dhoholla; Sebastian Gatto,katim; Suleiman Warwar, lead dumbek/leader.Gypsy Co-op, 815 Queen St. West. cover.- 9:00pm: Small World Music Festival.Chango Family(Canada). Frenetic eclecticworldly funk, Festival Closing Party. GladstoneBallroom, 1214 Queen St. West. 416-645-9090. .Tuesday October 03- 12:1 O:University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice Performance Class. StudentPerformances. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.-12: 15:The Kenneth G. Mills Founda·tion Akafist Chamber Choir. 15-voice RussianEleventh annual series ofLUNCHTIME CHAMBERatCHRIST CHURCH DEEROctober 5: Lynn Kuo, violin;Marianna Humetskaya, pianoOctober 12: Jason Lamont, tenor;Helena Bowkun, piano.Schumann: DichterliebeOctober 19: Riverdale Ensemble:Joyce Lai, violin;Stephen Fox, clarinet;Ellen Meyer, piano.October 26: Gregory Millar, pianoNovember 2: Ashley Bedard, sopranoSongs by Dvorak, Poulenc and othersmale a cappella choir, singing Russian folksongs & church music spanning five centuries.Andrei V. Malyutin, artistic director/conductor.Tyndale University & Seminary, 25 BallyconnorCt. 416-226·6620. By donation.- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral Music atMid-day. Jeremy Tarrant, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416·364· 7865 x224. Free.- 5:00: Canadian Opera Company. Rich·ard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Series: ChamberMusic -Into the 21st Century. Members ofthe CDC Orchestra, Ensemble Studio & NationalBallet of Canada Orchestra. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416·363·8231. Free.- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Vashti Bunyanin Concert. Guests: The Great Lake Swimmers.Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. .-8:00: Lula Lounge. Kevin Phillips and theIt Men, Big Chop Suey CD Release. Funk/Swing/Blues. 1585 Dundas St. West. 416-588-0307. .- 8:00: Toronto Fingerstyle Guitar Society.SteveHowe, guitar in Concert. Rock/classical/jazz.inspired original compositions.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-787·6524..Wednesday October 04- 12:00 noon: Hart House Music Commit·tee. Midday Mosaics: Jamie Thompson &Friends. Jamie Thompson, flute, and RoyalConservatory of Music colleagues, play classicaland popular works. Hart House MusicRoom, University of Toronto, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free.Admission by donation1570 Yonge St. (at Heath), TorontoOCTOBER 1 - NOVEM BER 7 2006 WWW, TH EWHOLENOTf. COM 3Back to Ad Index

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