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Volume 14 - Issue 2 - October 2008


WHOLENOTE LISTINGSSECTIONS 1-4: INTRODUCTIONWholeNote listings are arranged inFOUR DISTINCT SECTIONS:1) Toronto & GTA (Greater Toronto Area)2) Beyond the GTA3) Jazz in Clubs4) Music-related events(a.k.a. "Announcements ... EtCetera")This issue contains listings from October 1 to November 7 2008SECTION 1: Toronto & GTA (pages 26-40) covers all of theCity of Toronto plus the adjoining "905" area - more or less correspondingto the areas accessible from Toronto by phone withoutlong distance charges. Section I includes communities as far westas Oakville, as far north as Aurora and as far east as Ajax.In this issue Section 1 includes:Aurora, Brampton, Kleinburg, Maple, Markham, Mississauga,Oakville, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Toronto & GTASECTION 2: Beyond the GTA (pages 41-44) covers all areas ofOntario outside Toronto and GTA. The towns and cities vary frommonth to month.In this issue Section 2 includes:Alliston, Barrie, Seeton, Brantford, Burlington, Chatham,Cobourg, Elora, Fergus, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton,Kingston, Kitchener, London, Minden, Newmarket, Niagara-onthe-Lake,Orangeville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, PortHope, St. Catharines, Stratford, WaterlooSECTION 3: Jazz in Clubs (pages 44-46) is organized alphabeticallyby club, and provides as much detail on what the clubs areoffering as we had at the time of publication, which varies greatlyfrom club to club. Phone numbers and website addresses are providedto facilitate access to more up-to-date information.SECTION 4: Announcements, Lectures/Symposia, MasterClasses ... EtCetera (pages 46-47) is for music-related events andactivities, other than performances, which in our judgment will beof interest to our readers.A general word of caution: a phone number is provided withevery WholeNote listing; in fact, we won i publish a listing withoutone. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; artists oreven venues change after the listings are published; or occasionallycorrected information is not sent to us in time. So please checkbefore you go out to a concert.HOW TO LISTListings in WholeNote Magazine in these four sections are a freeservice available, in our discretion, to eligible presenters. If youhave an event, send us your information NO LATER than the 15 11 'of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear. Please note, the next issue covers the periodfrom November I to December 7.Listings can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page6. Phone 416-323-2232 x2 l for further information.LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAWednesday October 01-12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre World MusicSeries: A Tapestry of Indian Rhythm. Bage·shree Vaze, dancer/choreographer; VineetVyas, tabla. Four Seasons Centre for the Per·forming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.-12:30: Yonge-Dundas Square. Serenadesin the Square. Wil, guitar and voice. SEcorner of Yonge and Dundas. 416-979-9960.Free.-12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. William Maddox,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922 -1167. Free.-2:00 & 8:00: Dancap Productions. JerseyBoys. Gaudio & Crewe. Eric Bates (TommydeVito), Joseph Leo Bwarie (Frankie Valli),Andrew Rannells (Bob Gaudio), Steve Gouveia(Nick Massi), and others. Des McAnuff, director;Sergio Trujillo, choreographer. TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -5. Also Oct.2-5, 7-12, 14-19,21-26, 28-Nov. 2, 4-9.-2:00 & 8:00: Mirvish Productions. DirtyDancing. Eleanor Bergstein. Royal AlexandraTheatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212.-. Also Oct. 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21 -26,28-Nov. 2, 4-7.-2:00 & 8:00: Mirvish Productions. WeWill Rock You. Music of Queen. PanasonicTheatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. -.-8:00: Mirvish Productions. Spamalot.Monty Python. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria-12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:Up Close and Intimate. Classical and contemporarydance. ProArteDanza. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.Free.-12: 10: U of T Faculty of Music. Thursdaysat Noon: Music and Poetry. Che-AnneLoewen, piano; Eric Domville, narrator. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.-12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Matthew Coons, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.-12:15: St. John's Church York Mills.Music on the Hill. Songs of love and longing.Brett Higgins, double bass; Joe Schwarz, guitar& mandolin. 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free.-12:30: Christ Church Deer Park. NoondayChamber Music. Works by Brahms andBerg. Peter Stoll, clarinet; Juha Tikkanen,piano. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free(collection).-3:00: Weston Silver Band. WSB in Concert.Curnow: Concert piece for Cornet; Lovattrthirteenthannual series ofLUNCHTIME CHAMBERatCHRIST CHURCH DEEROctober 2: Peter Stoll, clarinet;Juba Tikkanen, piano.Brahms Second Sonata and BergOctober 9: Michael Costello, piano.Music by ChopinOctober 16: Trio Capriccio. SusanSpier, violin; Susan Naccache, cello;Mia Bach, piano.Dvorak Dumky Trio .October 23: Evgenia Epshtein, violin;Angela Park, piano.Music by ShostakovichOctober 30: Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith,violin; Justin Haynes, viol da gamba;Sara Churchill, harpsichord.Admission by donationSt.416-872-1212. -0. Also Oct. 2-5.-8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill. Weill: The SevenDeadly Sins; Shostakovich: Symphony No.11"The Year 1905." Ute Lemper, vocalist; Hud·son Shad, vocal quartet; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -2. Intermission chat.Thursday October 021570 Yonge St. (at Heath), Toronto26 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE ,COM OCTOB ER 1 - NOV EMBER 7 2008

Cooper: An Untold Story; works by Sparke,Howarth, Heaton and Wood. De La Salle Col·lege, Daklands Auditorium, 131 Farnham Ave.416-249-6553. ; , children under 12yrs free.-7:30pm to 12:00midnight: Canwest CabaretFestival. CancertNa. 1. Kobena Aquaa·Harrison, Suba Sankaran, Steven Page, DavidBuchbinder. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District, 55 Mill St. 416-203-4149. .-8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Wards andMusic. Texts by Ginsberg, Ondaatje, Proust,Vanderhaeghe, Young and Kleinzahler. Musicby Goldsmith, Franck, Mercer, Lewis andRutledge. Andrew Burashko, piano; StephenSitarski, violin; Justin Rutledge, guitar;Michael Ondaatje, reader; and others. EnwaveTheatre, 231 Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. -.-8:00: Oancap Productions. Jersey Bays.See Oct 1.-8:00: Steve Howein Concert. Progrock guitarist. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-722-6524..-8:00: Mirvish Productions. Dirty Dancing.See Oct. 1.-8:00: Mirvish Productions. Spamalot.See Oct. 1.-8:00: Mirvish Productions. We Will RockYou. See Oct. 1-8:00: Roy Thomson Hall & MasseyHall. lucchero "All the Best Tour''. Italianblues. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.-8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill. See Oct. 1.Friday October 03-6:30pm to 12:00midnight: Canwest CabaretFestival. Concert No. 2. PatriciaO'Callaghan, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre,Sarah Slean, Melanie Doane, and others.Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Distill·ery District, 55 Mill St. 416-203-4149. .-7:00: Church of St. Simon the Apostle.The Parson's Widow. Improvised organ musicto silent film. Kirk Adsett, organ. 525 BloorSt.E.416-923-8714. .-7:30: Mirvish Productions. The Sound ofMusic. Rodgers & Hammerstein. Princess ofWales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -0.AlsoOct.4, 7-11, 13-18,21-26, 28-Nov. 2, 4-7.-7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Gershwin: Rhapsodyin Blue; Grainger: Lads of Wamphray; music byGilliard and Wilson. U of T Wind Ensemble;James Campbell, clarinet; Gillian MacKay,conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward John·son Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. $14; (sr/st).-7:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Masterworks of the French Romantic.Faure: Requiem; works by Schubert andWood. Choir of Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch; William Maddox, organ. 1585 YongeSt.416-922-1167. .-8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Words andMusic. See Oct. 2.-8:00: Oancap Productions. Jersey Boys.See Oct. 1.-8:00: Living Arts Centre. Special EventsSeries. David Clayton-Thomas, songwriter-voca~ist. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. and up.Celebrating80 years on Yonge StreetOrgan andChoral RecitalThe Choir ofYorkminster ParkBaptist ChurchFaure - RequiemWorks by Schubert and WoodWilliam Maddox, organMasterworks of the French RomanticFriday, October 3 at 7:30 pmTickets Yorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge Street, Toronto416-922-1167~W UNIVERSITY OF TORONTOw FACULTY oF MUSICUpcoming EventsOCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS10/4 - Deja, Presque, JamaisThree views of creative sound - Twelve hours of scheduled eventsand installations. Part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.6:52 pm - 7 am. Walter Hall and main lobby. Free10/9 - Wind SymphonyJeffrey Reynolds, conductor. Featuring Malcolm Arnold's Prelude,Siciliano and Scherzo, Alan Bell's From Chaos to the Birth of aDancing Star, and works by Serge Prokofiev, Philip Sparke andJan Van Der Roost. 7:30 pm . MacMillan Theatre. $14 ( O*)Talking Drums SymposiumFunded by the Jackman Humanities Institute. Free10/9 - Lecture/demonstrations by John Miller Chernoff, FredKwasi Dunyo and Dan Yashinsky, 12 - 4 pm. Walter Hall.10/10 - Concert by NEXUS, 7:30 prn. Walter Hall10/16 - Lecture by Michael TenzerThe Wi lma & Clifford Smith Visitor in Music presents a lecturetitled A History of Time in Balinese Music.12:1 O pm. Walter Hall. Free10/17 - Nimmons/Braid/BrubeckThe Faculty Artist Series presents Phil Nimmons, clarinet, DavidBraid, piano, and Matt Brubeck, cello, in a cross-genre musicalevent not to be missed. 7:30 pm. Walter Hall. (*)10/18 - Bach NuitDoreen Rao conducts the MacMillan Singers in concert7:30 pm. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor W $14 (*)10/27 - St. Lawrence String QuartetThe award-winning SLSO opens the Chamber Music Series.7:30 pm. Walter Hall. (*)Opera: II Matrimonio SegretoThe Opera Division presents Cimarosa's comic opera about aconcealed marriage, a zany love triangle and a shoe factory110/30,31 & 11/1 (730 pm). 11/2 (2 30 pm)MacMillan Theatre. (*)"Senior/student price in brackets416.978.3744BOX OFFICEWalter Hall and MacMillan Theatre are located in the'Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park (Museum subway stop) THEWHOLENOTE.COM 27

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