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Volume 12 - Issue 2 - October 2006

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•.• CONCERTS: Further afieldMonday October 30- 7:30: Platinum Concerts lnternation·al TheSoundsofUkraine. Kyiv ChamberChoir, Mykola Hobdych, conductor. First-St.Andrews United Church, London. 888-636·5195. ; group rates.Wednesday November 01- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Choral Series: Mozart and More. Mozart: CoronationMass; Britten: Ballad of Little Mus·grave and Lady Barnard; Philips: Odysseus andthe Sirens: Clausen: Eternity Alone. UWOSingers. von Kuster Hall, Music Building,UWO, London. 519-661 -3767. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Slowind Wind Guartet inConcert Scarlatti: 2 sonatas; Mozart: Adagio& Allegro, K.594; Nielsen: Quintet; Aitken:Folia; Lebi: Events II. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886·1673. ; (sr); (st)Friday November 03- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.12:30 Fridays. Three Ro rem sonatas. ThomasLanners, piano. von Kuster Hall, Music Build·ing, UWO, London. 519-661-3767. Free.- 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London. InGood Company. Celebration of the contributionof women to the arts. Patricia Green, JulieVaughan, Julia MacGregor, performers; ConcertPlayers Orchestra; The Pearson Singers,Rob Cairns, conductor; Gerald Fagan, conduc·tor. Post-concert: reception. Centennial Hall,550 Wellington St., London. 519-433-9650,866-244-0762. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Arts in Concert. Kenny Munshaw'sTime Tells All. Original & familiar songs byMunshaw from his CO Time Tells All. SteveHogg, guitar; Roger T ravossis, percussion;Kenny Muns haw, singer/songwriter. 7:00:Visual artist reception, Heidi Brannan, host.Redeemer University College Auditorium, 777Garner Rd. East, Ancaster. 905-648-2139x4211. ; (adv, mention Theatre An·caster); 113 to 19); (12 & under).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Hatch: New Work; VaughanWilliams: Fantasia on a theme by ThomasTallis; Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnole; Stravinsky:"0 ,.. ii, \~...:k - 'The Rite of Spring. Guests: Orchestra London;Simon Streatfeild, conductor. 6:45: pre-concerttalk with Thomas Kay. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener.519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. -;(12 & under, rush all students); $ 5(eye­GO)Saturday November 04- 2:30: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.Matinee Benefit. Church of the Redeemer, 89Kirkpatrick St., Kingston. 613-542-7601.$12; (st).- 7:30: Oriana Singers. Hope for Resolu·tion. Music that speaks to freedom, including asing-along of tunes from the forties. Guests:Concert Band of Cobourg; Will Emslie, tenor.Trinity United Church, 15 Chapel St., Co·bourg. 905-372-2210, 888-262-6874x4153. ; (sr/st); $ 5(under 12).- 7:30: Trinity United Church. Mozart inUxbridge. Piano, flute & string trio, followedby Viennese refreshments. 20 First Ave., Ux·bridge. 905-852-5970. ; O(st).- 8:00: Barrie Concert Series. CzechBoys Choir. First Christian ReformedChurch, 33 Shirley Ave., Barrie. 705· 728·8679. Call for series ticket prices.- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Concertfor Piano and Violin. Beethoven: Sonata inG, Op.30/8; Faure: Sonata #1 in A, Op.13;works by Part, Kreisler. Phoebe Tsang, violin;Ronald Greidanus, piano/artistic director.Halton Hills Library and Cultural Centre Gal·lery, 9 Church St., Georgetown. 905-877·8321. ; (with post-concert reception,Main Street Inn, 126 Main Street South).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Centre In The Square, Kitch·ener. See Nov 3.- 8:00: Mad & Noisy Gallery. Stay Tuned:Creemore 2006 Series. Wendell Ferguson.154 Mill St., Creemore. 705-466-5555.; (adv).- 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Dr·chestra. Masters of Song. Wagner: Meister·singer (p relude, Act 111); Karlowicz: EternalSongs; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs. ZoranaSadiq, soprano; Michael Newnham, conductor.Showplace Performance Centre, 290 GeorgeSt. North, Peterborough. 705-742-1992.,.50; .50(st).~,cvc,tef;l& f} o'-'btC/u '??{ cf}dl:.u

Don Giovanni. Kitchener WaterlooOpera. By Mozart. Daniel Dkulitch; LyneFortin; Sally Dibblee; Scott Scully; HamiltonPhilharmonic Orchestra; Opera OntarioChorus; Robert Tweten, conductor. Oct 27:8:00; Oct 29: 2:00. Centre In The Square,101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578·1570, 800-265 8977. -; srlstdiscounts.Don Giovanni. Opera Hamilton. ByMozart. Daniel Okulitch; Lyne Fortin; SallyDibblee; Scott Scully; Hamilton PhilharmonicOrchestra; Opera Ontario Chorus; RobertTweten, conductor. Oct 19, 21: 8:00.Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton905-526-6556, 800-575-1381. -; srlst discounts.DW161: Out Of Bounds. OanceWorks/Harbourfront Centre's Next StepsSeries. Contemporary dance: The End (duet,World premiere, DanceWorks commission):Dana Gingras, choreography; Roger Tellier·Craig, music; Gold Moon (duet, Torontopremiere): Mika Kurosawa, choreography; KeiShi, music; Calm Abiding (solo Bhattacharya,Toronto premiere): Jose Navas, choreography;Alexander Macsween, music; The Falling (soloGoodwin): Jenn Goodwin, choreography; DirtyThree, music; Ed Hanley, arrangement. NovaBhattacharya, Jenn Goodwin, dancers. Oct26-28: 8:00. Harbourfront Centre Theatre,231 Dueens Quay West. 416-973-4000.; (srlst/CADA/WIFTISCDS).e/tfmentale: made in Canada/fail auCanada. princess productions/OanceWorks CoWorks. Ludivine (Torontopremiere): Anik Bouvrette, choreographer;Jacqueline Ethier, dancer; Josh Latour,composer; Stone (world premiere): MeganAndrews, choreographer/dancer; Watermark:Visible When Held Against Light: MichelleSilagy, choreographer; Megan Andrews,dancer; R. Murray Schafer, composer (Solo 1 );A. J. Kern is, composer (Solo 2). Oct 5-7: 8:00.Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester St.416-366· 7723. (adv); $ 20(door, cashonly); $ l 4(srlst/CADA).Ever Thus. MOonhORsE dance theatre. Adance journey into Shakespeare, running in repwith Soulpepper's production of King Lear,William Webster as Lear in both production s;world premiere. Laurel MacDonald, originalscore; Miko Sobreira, Jennifer Dick, HeidiStrauss, dancers; William Webster, actor;Claudia Moore, dancer/choreographer/artisticdirector. Oct 5, 7, 10, 11, 13: 8:00. YoungCentre for the Performing Arts, DistilleryHistoric District, Building 49, 55 Mill St. 416·8668666. ; (srlst/grp/CADA).Eye of the Storm. Hummingbird Centrefor the Performing Arts. Japanese Taiko,Chinese traditional, and Taiwanese aboriginaldrums & dance. Oct 7: 7:30; Oct 8: 2:30.Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 416·872-2262. Call for ticket prices.Godspell. Metropolitan United Church.Based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, withmusic and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz,book by John-Michael Tebelak. Oct 19-21:7:30. 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x51.; (12 & under).High Society. Shaw Festival. Music &lyrics by Cole Porter; book by Arthur Kopit.Camilla Scott, Dan R. Chameroy, PattyJamieson, Jay Turvey, performers; KellyRobinson, director; Paul Sportelli, musicaldirector. Oct 3-Nov 19: call for dates/times.Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade,Niagara-on-the-Lake. 800-511-7429. Callfor ticket prices.Ho.rmonal Imbalance! Hype Events.Music, laughs & social commentary, estrogen·fueled show celebrating the best of Babes,Boys, & Botox. Oct 8: 7:30. Rose Theatre, 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.Jack Grunsky . Solar Stage. Oct 1 *SOLDOUT*la Rondine. Opera In Concert. TheSwallow, by Giacomo Puccini, lyric comedy inthree acts, libretto by Giuseppe Adami, basedon the German libretto by Alfred MariaWillner and Heinz Reichert, performed inItalian. Arlene Alvarado, Kurt Lehmann &Lydia Skourides, singers; Opera In ConcertChorus, Robert Cooper, director; JoseHernandez, music director/piano. Oct 1: 2:30,1 :45: Pre-concert talk by lain Scott. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800·708-6754. ,.Maria Serrano: Flamen Tango. E. F.Productions. New project of the andalusianflamenco dancer Maria Serrano and hercompany; Solea por buleria, Tientos, Taranto,Alegria, Farruca, Tango & Argentinean Tangofrom Garde!, Piazolla and others. MariaSerrano, Francis Nunez, Jose Galan, RominaGodoy, Milton Homann, dancers; lnmaculadaRivero, voice; Juan Cantarote, voice/percussion; Juan Carlos Berlanga, guitar; JoseMaria Gago Camareno, piano; AlejandroBenitez, bass; Luis Caruana, bandoneon. Oct20: 8:00; Oct 21: 3:00 &8:00. The DanforthMusic Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 416-870·8000. .50-.50.Nunsense. Schoolhouse Theatre. Book,music & lyrics by Dan Goggin. Starring KarenK. Edissi; Marc Richard, director/choreographer. Oct 1-Dec 31: 2:00 & 8:00shows, call for details. Schoolhouse Theatre,11 Albert St., St. Jacobs. 519-638-5555,8884494463. ; (18 & under);(group 20 or more).Oliver! Stratford Festival. Music & lyricsby Lionel Bart. Oct 1-29, various dates andtimes. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St.,Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call for ticketprices.On a Clear Day You Can See Forever .Civic Light Opera Company. Book &lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by BurtonLane; first Toronto production. Joe Cascone,artistic director. Oct 12-28: shows at 2:00,7:00 & 8:00, call for details. Fairview LibraryTheatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416· 755·1717. (Fri/Sat/Sun); .50(Wed/Thu)Patience (or Bunthorne's Bride}.Toronto Operetta Theatre. By Gilbert andSullivan. Keith Klassen, Robert Longo,performers; Anne Allan, stage director; TOTOrchestra & Chorus, Derek Bate, conductor.Oct 27 (preview), 28: 8:00; Oct 29: 2:00 (ThePresident's Reception after performance,). Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front Street East.416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. -;- (preview).Pippin. Mirvish Productions. By StephenSchwartz; coming-of-age story of the EmperorCharlemagne's eldest son; for age 13 +. MickyDolenz, Joshua Park, Andre Ward, JasonBlaine, James Royce Edwards, ShannonLewis, Barbara Marineau, Teal Wicks,performers. Oct 24-Dec 3: 8:00 (Tue-Sat);2:00 (Wed, Sat, Sun). Royal AlexandraTheatre, 260 King St. West. 416-872-1-212,800461-3333. -.Puss 'n' Boots. Solar Stage. Adapted byWilliam Martyn, for ages 3 to 8. Oct 7-8, 14·15, 21-22: 11 :OOam & 2:00. Solar StageChildren's Theatre, Concourse Level, 4950Yonge St. 416-368-8031. ; O(Oct 7).Shake, Rattle & Roll. Famous PEOPLEPlayers. Canada's celebrated black lighttheatre company with the memorable musicof the 50's and 60's: Blue Suede Shoes. TheTwist, Rock Around the Clock, Midnight Hour,& more. Oct 4: 2:00 & 8:00. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener.519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. -.South Pacific. Stratford Festival.Musicby Richard Rodgers, lyrics by OscarHammerstein II. Oct 3-Nov 12, various datesand times. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St.,Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call for ticketprices.Storytellers: The Emperor's NewClothes. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony/Ballet Jiirgen. For ages 6-12. DanielWarren, conductor. Oct 22: 2:30. Centre InThe Square, 101 Queen St. North,Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800-265-8977.; (sr, 12 & under, rush all students);(eyeGO).Tango Fire. Show One Entertainment. LaGuartada Tango, music; Estampas Porten astango company. Oct 21: 3:00 & 8:00; Oct 22:3:00 & 7:00. Winter Garden Theatre, 189Yonge Street. 416-872-5555. ,;,(sr).The Best of Bejart - love and Dance.Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts. Excerpts from Romeo andJuliet, Le Sacre du Printemps, ballets createdto the music of Queen, U2 & BarbraStreisand. Apr 18-20: 8:00. HummingbirdCentre, 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. Callfor ticket prices.The Golden Apple. Shaw Festival 20thcentury retelling of Homer's Odyssey & Iliad.Music by Jerome Moross, book & lyrics byJohn Latouche; Paul Sportelli, director. Oct 1,7: 1 :OD. Rehearsal Studio, Festival Theatre,10 Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake.800-511-7429. .The Sound of Music. Theatre Unlimited.Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by OscarHammerstein 11, book by Howard Lindsay andRussel Crouse. Oct 20, 21, 26 (sing-along),27: 8:00; Oct 22: 2:00; Oct 28: 2:00 (sing·along) & 8:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315Montevideo Rd., Mississauga. 905-615·4720. ; (sr/st).The Sound of Music. Scarborough MusicTheatre.By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Nov2-5, 9-12, 16-18: 8:00; Nov 5, 12: 2:00.Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 KingstonRd.416-3964049. , (srlstlgrp 18 +).The Story of My life. CanStage. Musicalcelebration of lifelong friends and the power offriendship (world premiere). Book by Brian Hill,music & lyrics by Neil Bartram, MarekNorman, music director, Michael Bush,director. Oct 30-Dec 9, call for details.Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416·368-3110. Call for ticket prices.The Wrong Son. Arraymusic/Harbourfront Centre/National ArtsCentre. By Allen Cole, music director BobStevenson, director of theatrical version PeterHinton; noir drama/whodunit, concert with fulljazz-noir-new-music score. Oct 12, 14: 8:00.Harbourfront Centre Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416-973·4000. $ 20; O(sr); $ 5(st). For complete runsee music theatre listings.Three Cities in the life of Dr. NormanBethune. Gravenhurst Opera House.Multi-media opera, drawn from Bethune'sletters from Montreal, Madrid & Chin-Ch' a.Chi, archival footage and poetry by DorothyLivesay, Raphael Alberti & Lu Xun, from the1930's; also, Tim Brady plays solo guitarworks from two new CDs. Michael Donovan,baritone; Martin Messier, video artist; TimBrady, composer/guitarist. Oct 6: 8:00; Oct 7-9: 2:00. 295 Muskoka Rd. South,Gravenhurst. 888495-8888. .Three Cities in the life of Dr. NormanBethune. University of Guelph. Multi·media opera, drawn from Bethune's lettersfrom Montreal, Madrid & Chin-Ch' a-Chi,archival footage and poetry by DorothyLivesay, Raphael Alberti & Lu Xun from the1930's; also, Tim Brady will play solo guitarworks from two new CDs. Michael Donovan,baritone; Martin Messier, video artist; TimBrady, composer/guitarist. Oct 3: 8:00.Recital Hall, School of Fine Arts and Music,University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd. East,Guelph. 519-824-4120. Free.Timecode Break. Harbourfront Centre/Toronto Dance Theatre. Combines livedancing with video images to create a world ofpure movement. Christopher House,choreographer/director, Nico Stagias, videoimages. Oct 31-Nov 4: 8:00. Premiere DanceTheatre, Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 QueensQuay West. 416-9734000. -; ·(sr/st); (CADA1Arts Worker).Twist and Shout: The British Invasion.Drayton Festival Theatre. Musical reviewfeaturing classic songs by The Beatles, Gerry& the Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Kinks,The Rolling Stones & many others. Oct 3-28:2:00 & 8:00 shows, call for detail. DraytonFestival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. South,Drayton. 519-638-5555, 8884494463.; (18 & under); (group 20 ormore).Who Is Singing Over There? SerbianConsulate. Twenty-four hours on a bus in1941 Yugoslavia, from the Dusan Kovacevicfilm of the same name, directed by SlobodanSijan. Ballet Corps of the National Theatre ofBelgrade; Vojislav Voki Kostic; music; StasaZurovac, choreographer/director. Oct 14:8:00. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street. 416·872-5555. .Wicked. Mirvish Productions. Based onGregory Maguire's novel Wicked, The UntoldStory of the Witches of Oz, music & lyrics byStephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman,musical staging by Wayne Cilento, directed byJoe Mantello, fo r age 8 +.Shoshana Bean,Megan Hilty, Alma Cuervo, P. J. Benjamin,performers. Oct 6-Nov 20: Sun: 2:00; Tue,Thu, Fri: 8:00; Wed, Sat: 2:00 & 8:00; Oct 8:7:30. The Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria St.416872-1212, 800461 -3333. -0OCTOBE R 1 - NOVEMBER 7 2006Back to Ad IndexWWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM55

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