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Volume 15 Issue 1 - September 2009

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  • September
  • Jazz
  • October
  • Toronto
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  • Musical
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LISTINGS: SECTION 1...continuedCONCERTS: Toronto and GTA— 5:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Dvořák Soirée.Quintet in A Op. 81. Sinfonia Toronto StringQuartet; Angela Park, pianist. Private residenceon The Bridle Path. 416-499-0403.. Ticket purchasers will be advised ofthe exact location of the concert.— 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. AbbeyRoad. See Sep 26.Monday September 28— 9:00 Small World Music Festival /Live Nation. Bajofondo. Tango electric rock.The Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. 416-466-0313. -.Tuesday September 29— 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Chris Donnelly, piano. Musicinspired by Doug Riley. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.— 12:10: University of Toronto. Fourth-Year Students Perform. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. Free.— 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Brenda Earle Quartet.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.— 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Waegemaekers,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.— 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Madama Butterfly. See Sep 26.— 7:30: Tranzac Club. KlezFactor. 292Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. Pwyc.— 8:00: Small World Music Festival /Royal Conservatory of Music. Béla Fleckwith Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain. Indianclassical music. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-2824. -.Wednesday September 30— 12:30: Yonge Dundas Square. TheGood Lovelies. Vocal trio. 1 Dundas St. E.416-979-9960. Free.— 7:30: Canadian Opera Company.Madama Butterfly. See Sep 26.— 7:30: York University Departmentof Music. Colin Ainsworth, tenor; JamesBourne, piano. Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin.Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $15; (st).— 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. Altar Boyz.See Sep. 23.— 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy ThomsonHall. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks & ClassicSongs. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. -5.— 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Leon Fleisher. Rouse: The Infernal Machine;Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 K.414;Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 Op.27. LeonFleisher, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -4.— 9:00: Small World Music Festival.Ludy Dobri. Ukrainian folk-rock. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. $15-.Thursday October 01— 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Alexander Malikov.Works by Haydn, Liszt and Schubert. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.— 12:10: University of Toronto. SusanHoeppner, flute, and Lydia Wong, piano.Reinicke: Undine Sonata; Busser: Prélude;Muczynski: Sonata for Flute and Piano.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744. Free.— 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Réa Beaumont, piano. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.— 2:00: Smile Theatre. In Flanders Field.Musical based on the life of John McCrae.Yorkminster Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.416-222-2264. .— 7:30: Ontario Philharmonic. ThePhilharmonic Rocks. Bernstein: West SideStory (selections); Lloyd-Webber: Music ofthe Night: Lennon & McCartney: Medley;Gershwin: An American in Paris; John:Circle of Life; and other works. Marco Parisotto,conductor; guests: Michael Burgess,THE P|iMADºNNASOctober 2 & 3 at 8 pmTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. WestpresentsSuzie LeBlanc Laura Pudwell Michele DeBoer Katherine HillPrimadonnas and opera go together like hands slip into softgloves, and this was as true in the early 17th century, whenopera was created, as it is today. We have put together ourown cast of singing stars, with special guestSuzie LeBlanc and the Consort’s Michele DeBoer,Katherine Hill and Laura Pudwell, to take on the roles ofthe early baroque’s leading ladies, performing music byClaudio Monteverdi, Luigi Rossi and Barbara Strozzi.Come and hear the vocal sparks fly!Performance SponsorOctober 2For Tickets call 416-964-6337or order onlinewww.torontoconsort.org34 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM September 1 - October 7, 2009

tenor; David Thompson, piano; Alex Dean,saxophone; Yorn Andersen, drums. P.C. HoTheatre, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. 905-579-6711. ; .— 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. Altar Boyz.See Sep. 23.— 8:00: Jazz Performance and EducationCentre. A Tribute to Lincoln Alexander. MollyJohnson, vocalist; Archie Alleyne, drummer;and others. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. 2.50(taxreceipt).— 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Emerson String Quartet. Dvořák: CypressesNos 1-6; Quartet in C Op. 61; Quintet in AOp. 81. Guest: Menahem Pressler, piano.Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x321.-0.— 9:00: Small World Music Festival.Beyond the Pale. Klezmer fusion. LulaLounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307.$15-.Friday October 02— 7:30: Miguel Pena, guitar. In Concert.Latin folk guitar music. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 647-290-6029. .— 7:30: Ontario Philharmonic. The PhilharmonicRocks. See Oct. 1.— 7:30: RCCO Organ Horizons / GlenviewPresbyterian Church. Kola Owolabi,organist. 1 Glenview Ave. 289-314-5600.; (sr/st).— 7:30: University of Toronto. WindEnsemble. Persichetti: Symphony No. 6; Salfelder:Cathedrals; Pann: Hold this Boy andListen; Lam: new work. Gillian MacKay, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3744.; (st).— 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. Altar Boyz.See Sep. 23.— 8:00: Prater Orchestra. Through theColours. Bach: Piano Concerto in d; Mendelssohn:String Symphony No.9; Mozart:Divertimento K.136; Rossini: Sonata forString Orchestra in A; Lerner: Through theColours. Joseph Lerner, conductor. RichmondHill Centre for the Performing Arts. 10268Yonge Street. 905-787- 8811. -.— 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Primadonnas.Works by Monteverdi, Rossi and Strozzi.Suzie Leblanc, Michele DeBoer, KatherineHill, sopranos; Laura Pudwell, mezzo.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-964-6337. -; $15-(sr).— 9:00: Small World Music Festival.Parno Graszt with Max Pashm. Gypsy funk.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. -.BENEFIT CONCERTby pianistRAYMOND SPASOVSKIto be held atWalter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.Faculty of Music, Univ. of TorontoonSaturday October 3, 2009 at 8.00pmAll proceeds toSt Timothy Church Building Fund Adults; Students and SeniorsPlease Call 416-494-6526for more informationSaturday October 03— 1:00: Small World Music Festival.Music, Movement and Mythical Creatures.Family program. Harbourfront Centre, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.— 2:00 & 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. AltarBoyz. See Sep. 23.— 6:55pm to sunrise. Canadian MusicCentre / Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. NewMusic in New Places: Miasma. Sound installationby Juliet Palmer and Josh Lacey.Contact Contemporary Music. 20 St. JosephSt. 416-961-6601. Free.— 6:55pm to sunrise: Canadian MusicCentre / Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. NewMusic in New Places: Skyharp – Ice Storm.Sound and video installation by Kristi Allikand Robert F. Mulder. 20 St. Joseph St.416-961-6601. Free.— 7:00: Music Gallery / Scotiabank NuitBlanche. The Sonic Fun House. ElementChoir and Orchestra. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. Free.— 7:00pm to 7:00am: Royal Conservatoryof Music / Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.Music Inside Out. Tenney: In a Large Space.Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble;Brian Current, director. Koerner Hall, RoyalConservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-2824 x321. Free.— 7:30: Cantemus Singers. Fairest Isle.Works by Purcell, Tallis, Gibbons and Byrd.Michael Erdman, conductor. Beach UnitedChurch, 2 Bellefair Ave. 416-578-6602.$15.— 7:30: Opera by Request/Balon OperaCompany. L’Elisir d’Amore in concert. Donizetti.Ada Balon, soprano (Adina); StephenBell, tenor (Nemorino); Andrew Tees, baritone(Belcore); Jerod Bertram, bass-baritone(Dulcamara); Katie Cross, mezzo (Giannetta);Brett Kingsbury, guest music director andpianist. Bread and Circus, 299 Augusta Ave.416-925-8898. ; $15(advance).— 8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra.Bolero & Other Hollywood Classics. RobertPilon, vocals; dance teams from Dancingwith the Stars, So You Think You CanDance; Robert Raines, conductor. RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .— 8:00: Caledon Chamber Concerts.Cecilia String Quartet. St. James AnglicanChurch, Caledon East, 6025 Old Church Rd.E. 905-880-2445. ; $15(st).— 8:00: Honens InternationalPiano Competition. Minsoo Sohn, piano.Beethoven: Diabelli Variations; Kirchner:Interlude II; Liszt: transcriptions of worksby Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. $15-.— 8:00: Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Mozart’s Music and Letters.Mozart: Overture to Bastien and Bastienne;Symphony in D; and other works. GrandSalon Orchestra; Kerry Stratton, conductor.905-305-7469. -.— 8:00: Raymond Spasovski, piano. InRecital. Works by de Falla, Ginastera andRachmaninoff. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park, 416-494 6526.; (sr/st).— 8:00: Small World Music Festival.Saeid Shanbezadeh. Iranian music anddance. Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8811.-.— 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Primadonnas.See Oct 02.Sunday October 04— 1:00: Small World Music Festival. CelebrateHolidays of the Global Village. Familyprogram. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.— 1:30: CAMMAC / McMichael Gallery.Otteto Prosciutto. Wind ensemble. 10365Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121.$15; (sr/st).— 2:00: Angelwalk Theatre. Altar Boyz.See Sep. 23.— 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.John Perry, piano. Mazzoleni Hall, RoyalConservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-2824 x321. -.— 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Kissin Plays Chopin. Chopin: Piano ConcertoNo.2 Op.11; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2Op.27; Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin.Evgeny Kissin, piano; Peter Oundjian,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -5.— 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recital Series. Anne Marie Page,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.— 7:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Gibbonsto Gospel. Works by Byrd, Tallis, Gibbons,Whitacre, Tomkins and Gospel selections.Lydia Adams, conductor; guests: NathanielDett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, director.Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 78Clifton Rd. 416-217-0537.Monday October 05— 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Cory Weeds Quintet.Original works. Martin Family Lounge, 219Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.— 6:30: University of Toronto. Liederabend.Graduate students perform. VictoriaCollege Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-978-3744. Free.Tuesday October 06— 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Arias, art-songs and ensembles.Yannick-Muriel Noah, soprano; AllysonMcHardy, mezzo; David Pomeroy, tenor;James Westman, baritone. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free.— 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Jane Wood, piano; EmmaElkinson, flute. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.— 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Time Warp Jazz Orchestra. Originalworks and new arrangements. Tribute Com-September 1 - October 7, 2009 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 35

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