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Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2006

  • Text
  • Theatre
  • Toronto
  • November
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Musical
  • Orchestra
  • December
  • Glenn
  • Gould

WE AREALL Music's

WE AREALL Music's CHILDRENNovember's Child ..."Symphony for one, "LeMans, France, 1960.Identify this "leading"member of our musiccommunity for a chance towin tickets or a recording!Think you might know whoNovember's Child is?Send your best guess tomusicschildren@thewholenote.com.(Winners will be selected byrandom draw among correctentries received by Nov. 15.)October's Child wasFidelio, Lyric Opera ofChicago (2004).by mlbuellISABEL BAYRAKDARIANBorn near Beirut, Lebanon, of Armenianparents, youngest in a large family ofmusical children (who all became doctors)soprano ISABEL BA YRAKDARIANcame to Canada at the age of 14. Herearliest formative singing experienceswere church choirs: a little girl with a bigvoice, at the age of four.Isabel Bayrakdarian's journey to theworld's major opera stages has been swiftand individual. Writers of programme notes,the musical media and the general publicalike are delighted by her story: honoursstudent at the University of Toronto (biomedicalengineering), a lifelong passionfor music, singing lessons with JeanMacPhail at the Royal Conservatory. Finalyear of university she enters the MetropolitanOpera National Council Auditions,and wins. And finishes her degree.Subsequently Ms. Bayrakdarian has wonawards and choice roles too numerous tolist. As importantly she is the winner ofhearts everywhere, loved for her incrediblepresence as well as her astonishing voice.The ardent little girl in the childhood photois the ardent musician whose Octoberrecital filled the (sold-out for weeks) Glenn Gould Studio to capacity- filled it not just with people, but with a rich, diverse selection ofmusic: each piece skillful, personal, and heartfelt.(www.bayrakdarian.com)Upcoming:Nov .19 Les Dialogues des Carmelites, (sold out) Opera in ConcertNov. 23 Recital, Waterloo Entertainment Centre (Waterloo)Nov. 30 Recital, Dr. J.M. Ennis Auditorium: (Welland)Dec. 2 Recital: "Christmas with Isabel Bayrakdarian" (Barrie)Jan. 18 Tango concert: Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts.CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!TICKETS!• Araxie Altounian and a guest will be welcomed by Opera inConcert at the dress rehearsal of Poulenc's LES DIALOGUESDES CARMEL/TES. www.operainconcert.com• David Eliakis and a guest will attend Ms. Bayrakdarian's recital,November 23 at Waterloo Entertainment Centre (Great CanadiansSeries, tickets are very limited!)www.waterlooentertainmentcentre.comCD & DVD RECORDINGS!• Judy Matheson, Paulette Popp, Linda Litwack, Kitty Liu, andthe CMC Toronto Chapter folks win Lieder Chansons CanwniMazurkas (ANALEKTA),the songs of the extraordinary PaulineViardot-Garcia. www.analekta.com• Nare Hamboyan, Rick Earls, Agnes van 't Bosch win Mozart(CBC Records) Bayrakdarian, Schade & Braun!• Edward Cruddas, Annie Odom, Caroline Bonner winCleopatra (CBC/Tafelmusik) Isabel Bayrakdarian and the TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra• Becky Abbott, John Kent and Gracie Baldwin winAzualo(CBC Records) the seductive rhythms of Spain and Latin America(Juno Award, 2004).• Gilda De Marco, Natalya Mayer, Jean Kent win Joyous Light(CBC Records) Ms. Bayrakdarian's premiere CD, music from theArmenian liturgy: contemplative, expressive, mysterious andnourishing. www.cbcrecords.ca• Lena Ouzounian, Melania Varjabed, HomeyraSeyedolhokamaei, S.N. Bianca win Long Journey Home (StormyNights Productions). This film follows Ms. Bayrakdarian's recenttravels to Armenia, her concert with the Armenian PhilharmonicOrchestra, and performances of sacred music in ancient churches.www .stormynights.caThanks to the generous donors of our prizes!Know someone whose photograph should appear on this page?Suggestions: musicschildren@thewholenote.comACADEMY iliNCERT SERIES 35ACR08AT63AL GREEN THEATRE-MLES NAoo JCC 40ALDEBURGH iliNNECTION 43, 47ALICIER ARTS 32All THE K1Nd s VOICES 36ANALEKTA 77AITT OF 1iME ENSEMBLE 33ATMACLASSIQUE7,44,51, 78BACH CONSORT 21CANADIAN CHILDREN'S O PERA CHORUS 46CANADIAN Muse CENTRE 8CA..C LONE SERVICES 63CATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONYORCHESTRA 35CENTENARY iliNCERT SERIES 50CENTREDISCS 2CHRIST CHURCH DEER PARK 31CHRIST CHURCH DEER PARKJAZZ VESPERS 26CosMo Music 26COUNTERPOINT CHORALE 44ELMER SELER SINGERS 23ELORA FESTIVAL SINGERS 52ERGO PROJECTS 33EsPRIT OlCHESTRA 5FESTIVAL D ISTRIBUTION 67FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA 21Form - T HE ToRONTO MENS CHoRus 46FRIDAYS@ 8 42GEORGE HEINL 24G.ENNGOULO FouNDATION 18GRACE CHURCH ON THE Hu 41GRAND PHILHARMONIC CHOIR 53HANNAFORD STIREET SILVER BANo 19HARKNETT MUSICAL SERVICES 26HELICONU\N CLUB 65HILTON H OTEl (TUNDRA RESTAURANT) 76.l

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