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Volume 12 - Issue 2 - October 2006

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  • Toronto
  • October
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearbyTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. East. 416-366· 7723, BOD· 708·6754. ,; 18-35 pay your age; (st),accompanying adult Y, price.- 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Mu·sic. Night Songs. Works exploring the wonderand terror of the night; Britten: Evening, Morn·ing, Night, for voice & harp (text Ronald Dun·can); Crumb: Night Music I, for voice, piano,celesta & percussion (text Pablo Neruda);Coulthard: Two Night Songs, for voice, stringquartet & piano (text Harold Monro, HilaireBelloc); Ager: Ellis Portal (excerpts), for voice,clarinet & string quartet (text Rex Deverell);Kaminsky: Nightpiece, for voice, flute, clarinet.cello & piano (text James Joyce); Saint-Saens:Violons dans le soir, for voice, violin & piano(text Anna de Noailles). Guests: Teri Dunn,soprano; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Peter Long·worth, piano.Trinity St. Paul's Centre, 427Bloor St. West. 416-466-1800. ; (sr); O(st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Misbehavin' Tonight. Byron Stripling, vocals/trumpet; Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. ·.Wednesday November 01- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Singing Our Songs. Recital Hall, YU.See Oct 31.- 12:30: Vorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital. Joanne Vol·lendorf Rickards Clark, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Or·chestra. Misbehavin' Tonight. Byron Stripling,vocals/trumpet; Jeff Tyzik, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-(eve); -(mat).- 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rich·ard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Series: Vocal. ADickens of a Christmas (excerpts). CanadianChildren's Opera Chorus, Ann Cooper Gay,conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Per·forming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363·8231. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: City of Brampton Concert BandHosts. l 'Harmonie de la Croix Va/mer. Jean·Luc Was table, conductor. St. Paul's UnitedChurch, 30 Main St. South, Brampton. 905·451-0174. Donation.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts. The Philosopher Kings. Smooth pop·hybrid melodies, narrative lyrics & sensualvocals. Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 ,888-489-7784. .99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Talisker Players Chamber Mu·sic. Night Songs.Trinity St. Paul's Centre. SeeOct 31.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre .Afro-Cuban AllStars In Concert. Funk grooves & jazz added tothe traditions of Son, Bolero & Guaracha. Bandmembers from thirteen to eighty-one, Juan deMarcos, director. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Micah Barnes CDRelease. Bowie meets Brecht in a dark alley,dryly comic lyrics. 2261 Dundas St. West.416-531 -6604. ; $12.50(adv).Thursday November 02- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Series: Vo·cal. Songs of home and travel. CDC EnsembleStudio members. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: CBC Radio.Music AroundUs New Generation Series: Micah Heilbrunn,clarinet . Finzi: Five Bagatelles, Qp.23; Allen:Black and Blues; Arnold: Divertimento, Op.37;Khachaturian: Trio in g. Leonie Wall, flute;Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; Sandra Baron, violin; Gre·gory Oh, piano; Keith Horner, host. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205·5555. Free.- 12:30: Christ Church Deer Park Angli·can Church. Noonday Chamber Music. Dvo·rak: Gypsy songs (in Czech); Poulenc: Fian·cailles pour rire; Walton: Three Songs (poetEdith Sitwell). Ashley Bedard, soprano. 1570Yonge Street. 416-920-5211. Collection.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Singing Our Songs. Recital Hall, YU.See Oct 31.- 8:00: Markham Theatre for Perform·ing Arts.An Evening with Ian Thomas. Withhis band The Boomers.171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305· 7469. .- 8:00:Scarborough Music Theatre.The Sound of Music. By Rodgers and Ham·merstein. Scarborough Village Theatre,3600 Kingston Rd. 416-396-4049. ;(sr/st/grps 18 + ). For complete run seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre Jann Arden inConcert. Storytelling singer/songwriter, fromheartaches to hysterics. 1 Theatre Lane,Brampton. 905-8 74-2800. -.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Lennie Gallant. East·coast singer/songwriter. 2261 Dundas St.West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 8:30: Living Arts Centre. Carol Weis·man, singer/pianist in Concert. Food & bever·age available. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306·6000, 888-805-8888. ,,; (eye·GO).Friday November 03- 7:30:Platinum Concerts lnternation·al The Sounds of Ukraine. Elmer ls el er Sing·ers, Vesnivka Choir, Vic toria Men's ChoraleEnsemble; Kyiv Chamber Choir, Mykola Hob·dych, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall,5040 Yonge St. 416-236-5195, 888-636·5195. ,; group rates.- 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Visiting Artists & Scholars: PeterFrankl Mozart: Fantasy inc, K.475; Sonata inE-flat, K.282; Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9;Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E-flat. Peter Frankl,pian o; Erika Raum, violin; Sharon Lee, viola;Shauna Rolston, cello. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978·3744. ; $12(sr/st).- 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Duartetto Ge·lato in Concert. Classical masterworks, operaticarias, tangos, gypsy and folk songs. Ham·merson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888·8058888. -.- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts. Afro Cuban All Stars, Starring JuanDe Marcos. Latin dance music, including mambo,cha cha, salsa, rumba, son montuno, timba,guajira, danzn, abaku and bolero. 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021 , 888-489· 7784..99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Soundstreams. University VoicesFestival. MacMillan: Sun-Dogs (Canadian pre·mi ere); & other works. MacMillan SingersChamber Choir; Master Chorale; MartinNeary, James MacMillan, conductors. Metro·politan United Church, 56 Queen St. East.416-366· 7723. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Jann Arden inConcert. Brampton. See Nov 2.- 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.Mozart Requiem. Sookhyung Park, soprano;Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano; Eric Shaw, ten·or; Thomas Goerz, bass-baritone; Festival Dr·chestra; I vars Taurins, guest conductor. 7: 15:pre-concert chat with Rick Phillips. Yorkmin·ster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-598-0422 x24. -; -(sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Josh Finlayson &Andy Maize (of the Skydiggers} CD Release.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;(adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Arraymusic. leftoverDaylight Series. Jazz & improvised music.Arraymusic Studio, Suite 218 (enter at reardoor), 60 Atlantic Ave. 416-539-87 52. - O(sliding scale) .• ~'~~~~.~~CONCERrsPRESE:-\TSO FTUE WORLD RENOWNEDKYIV CHAMBER CHOIRMYKOLA HOBDYCH, Conduclo"UKRAINEFriday, Nov. 3, ~006 7:30 p.rn..Gf:orge Weston Recital HallfjO. j-0 Yonge Street, TorontoSpecial Guests at this concert only.E l mer lscler Singers; Vcsnivka Choir;Victoria Scholars Men's Choral EnsembleT1cket:Vfaster &. ns outlets, at the box office or call l'C:T's u ckct. linc at ._tr() ~36.51954Back to Ad IndexWWW. THEWHO LENOTE .COM l'JCTOBER 1 -

Saturday November 04- 7:00: Peter Thompson/Hugh Cawker.Song Recital. Schubert: Die Schone Miillerin(excerpts); Brahms: Four Serious Songs (VierErnste Gesange); Poulenc: Le Travail du Pein·tre (poems by Paul Eluard); Aperghis: Recita·tion pour Voix Seule #11; Ravel: Chansons deDon Quichotte a Dulcinee. Peter Thompson,baritone; Hugh Cawker, piano. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-463-2179. Free.- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.The Carnival of the Animals. By Saint-Saens.Also Gershwin: An American in Paris; Pou·lenc: Concerto for Two Pianos. Scott Meek,piano; William Eddins, piano/conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828..25- 50.- 8:00: Brampton Symphony OrchestraOpening Night. Featuring winners of the Mur·ray Dranoff International Two Piano Competi·tion; Robert Raines, conductor. The Rose Thea·tre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874·2800. ; (sr/st); (8-12).- 8:00: Massey Hall. Afro Cuban All Stars.Multi-generational 17-piece band, famous forpre-Castro 1950s hot big band sound, in newarrangements. Juan de Marcos Gonzalez,leader. 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50·.50.- 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Opening Celebration. Mozart: Overture to LeNozze di Figaro; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto;Shostakovich: Symphony #5. Guest: JosephPeleg, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor.Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888-489·7784. Extremely limited tickets: ;(sr); (st);.- 8:00: Scaramella. Such Sweet Sorrow.Music of the early Italian Renaissance, byJosquin, Compere, T romboncino, Cara; plusArva Part. Katherine Hill, soprano/tenor viol;Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Brandon Leis,tenor; Kathleen Kajioka, violin/viola; SheilaSmyth, viola/treble viol; Joelle Morton, violasda gamba. Victoria College Chapel, 2nd Floor,Victoria College Building, 91 Charles St. West.416-760-8610. ; (st).- 8:00: TrypTych Productions Contem·porary Opera Workshop. American Oper·as in Miniature. Hugo Weisgall: The Stronger;Seymour Barab: Mushroom Pizza; SamuelBarber: A Hand of Bridge. Stage director Ed·ward Franko; music directors James Wells &William Shookhoff; Jennifer Griffiths, AnnaBelikova, James Tuttle, Marion Samuel-Ste·vens, performers. Trinity Presbyterian Church,2737 Bayview Ave. 416· 763-5066. . Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Stan Rogers Tribute.Celebration of Stan's life on the 23rd anniver·sary of his passing, artists perform his songs& share memories of the man & his music.Beth & David Rogers, Paul Mills (aka CurlyBoy Stubbs), Mary Kelly, Tim Harrison, DanMcKinnon, Bobby Watt, & more. 2261 Dun·das St. West. 416-531-6604. ; (adv).Sunday November 05- 1 :OD: Off Centre. Shostakovich: A Oramain Life and Music. Works by Shostakovich.Michail Gantvar, violin; Sergei Roldugin, cello;Inna Perkis, Boris Zarankin, piano; singersfrom the Mariinsky (Kirov) Theatre. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-466·1870. ; (sr/st).- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gal·lery. Sunday Concert Series. Ardelean a, clas·sical ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Klein·burg. 905-893-1121, 888-213-1121. Admis·sion with gallery price: ; (sr/st);(family); free(5 & under).- 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 Duay Centre, 235Dueens Quay West. 416-973-4000.PWYC( suggested min).TRYPTYCHSamuel Barber's A HAND of BRIDGEHugo Weisgall's THE STRONGERSeymour Barab's MUSHROOM PIZZANovember 4, 2006 8 PMNovember 5, 2006 7 PMTrinity Presbyterian Church416 763 5066 I info@tryptych.orgTickets: An Opera Workshop ProductionA TIME OF REME.MBRANCEProse, Poetry and Choral Music for Remembrance DaywithEric Friesen, "Studio Sparks", CBC Radio, Ottawaand the Humbercrest ChoirSunday, November 5, 2006, 10:30amHumbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point RoadTorontoRev. Dr. Susanne Vanderlugt, MinisterMelvin James Hurst, Director of Music416 - 767-6122 An Offering will be received(TOBER 1 - N O VEMBER 7 2006Back to Ad IndexiiiBABY POINT RO,_DUNDAS STANNETTE ST"' ~2~ BLOOR STWWW, THEWHO LENOTf.COM- 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band .Concert I. Colin Clarke, music director. Mead·owvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road, Mis·sissauga. 905-615-4720 x2588. ;(sr/st).- 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Opening Celebration. Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts, Oakville. See Nov 4.- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.The Carnival of the Animals. Roy ThomsonHall. See Nov 4.- 4:00: Association of Improvising Musi·cians Toronto/Now lounge. Jazz & lmpro·vised Music. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416· 769-2841..- 4:00: Christ Church Deer Park Angli·can Church. Concert for Remembrance.Howells: Requiem; Willan: In the heavenlykingdom; Durulle: Requiem. Choir of ChristChurch Deer Park; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, or·gan/music director; Dermot Muir, organ. 1570Yonge Street. 416-920-5211. .-4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Af·temoon Twilight Recital Dupre: Cortege etLitanie, Op.19/2; Prelude and Fugue in g, Op. 7;Franck: Cantabile; Ourufle: Meditation,Op.posth. Mark Toews, organ. 4:30: ChoralEvensong. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865x224. Free.- 7:00: Kingsway-lambton UnitedChurch. Music Sa/on. Including works ofSchubert, Piazzolla. Amity Trio: Michael Adamson,violin; Alyssa Wright, cello; Craig Win·ters, piano. 85 The Kingsway. 416-231 -91 20.Donations for artists.- 8:00: Markham Theatre for Perform·ing Arts. The Afro-Cuban Al/Stars. 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469..- 8:00: New Music Concerts/The MusicGallery. Slowind in Concert Aitken: Folia;Globokar: Avgustin, dober je vin (Canadianpremiere); Wyttenbach: Serenade var Lufthbs·sen (Canadian premiere); Lebic: Dogodki II(Events II) (Canadian premiere); Ligeti: 10 Piecesfor Woodwind Quintet. Slowind WoodwindQuintet. 7: 15: Introduction. Saint George theMartyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. The PhilosopherKings in Concert Genre defying, big bandsound. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874·2800. -.Tuesday November 07- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Series:Chamber Music. Harps Galore. Glenn GouldSchool Harp Ensemble. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice Performance Class. Songs ofRemembrance. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.- 12:30 & 7:30: York University Depart·ment of Music. World Music Festival Cross·cultural rhythmic kaleidoscope of music; runs12th Season!at Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.November 5rh, 2006, 1:00 pmShostakovich:A Drama in Life and MusicJoin us as we celebrate the tempestuous life of DmitriShostakovich, the artist and the man: conformist and innovator,patriot and staunch denouncer of totalitarianism. Assembling astellar cast from his native city of St. Petersburg, we are proudto present our first festival-within-an-afternoon, featuringsoprano Elena Gorshunova, Mariinsky (Kirov) Theatresoloist, as well as violinist Michail Gantvarg and cellistSergei Roldugin (in his Canadian debut), joining our very,..,...,..,...=- own pianists Inna Perkisand Boris Zarankin.Enjoy the intimacy of the I 9thCentury Salon with our "specialblend" of music,poetry and pastry!

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