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Volume 17 Issue 2 - October 2011

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the Bass. Jay Leonhart,

the Bass. Jay Leonhart, bass and compositions.The Old Mill Inn Dining Room, 21 OldMill Rd. 416-595-0404. ; (st).• 8:00: Theatre 20. Amelia: The Girl WhoWants to Fly. J. Gray. Eliza-Jane Scott; MichaelBarber, music director; Sarah Phillips, stagedirector. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St.416-872-1212. –.Tuesday October 04• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series. University of Toronto’s YoungArtists, Sandra Horst, chorus master; MichaelAlbano, stage director. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Singers and the Spoken Word. Poetry,recitations, monologues and dialogues. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. Student showcase,including original compositions. Martin FamilyLounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Bach Series IX. AndrewAdair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x231. Free.• 2:00: Toronto General Hospital. Heartand Soul Concert. Featuring volunteering musiciansthat have performed and continue to performat the hospital. Jeffrey Leung, alto saxophone;Allan Pulker, flute; Norman Reintamm,piano; and others. McEwan Atrium, TGH, 585University Ave. 416-340-4115. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Iphigeniain Tauris. See Oct 1.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: Trichy Sankaran,mrdangam. Guests: Mohan Kumar, ghatam;Desi Narayanan, kanjira; Suba Sankaran, pianoand vocals; Ed Haney, tabla; Dylan Bell, bassguitar. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. HollywoodHits. Movie songs and scores including“Over the Rainbow,” “Moon River,” “Cabaret,”“The Way We Were” and songs from “TheLittle Mermaid.” Jodi Benson, soprano; HughPanaro, tenor; Primus: The Amabile Men’sEnsemble; Steven Reineke, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –9. Also Oct5 (mat and eve).Wednesday October 05• 12:30: Yonge-Dundas Square. The HappyPals New Orleans Party Orchestra. 1 Dundas St.E. 416-703-5479. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Peter Nikiforuk,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Hollywood Hits. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto.See Oct 2.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano Duo:F.W. Murnau’s 1926Silent Film Masterpiecewith LivePiano Scoreby ComposerRobert BruceA. Concerts in the GTAFaustPieces of the Earth – CD Release. Original compositionsand improvisations. John KameelFarah and Attila Fias, pianos. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Hart House Theatre. The Great AmericanTrailer Park Musical. See Oct 1.• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. Selection of songs by Sondheimfrom 1956 to 1976. Brandyn McKinson,John Mcneil, Tammy Everett, Mikaela Mac-Gillivray, voice; Jeannie Wise, piano. WalmerCentre Theatre, 188 Lowther Ave. 647-286-9209. . Also Oct–9; 12–16; 19–23; Oct 9,16 and 23(mat).Thursday October 06• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Mélodies Françaises. COC EnsembleStudio, Liz Upchurch, director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Music and Poetry. Berg: Seven EarlySongs. Monica Whicher, soprano; Che AnneLoewen, piano; Eric Domville, speaker. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Elisa Mangina, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. x26.Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Noon. Fikile, South Africanfusion band. Bruce Cassidy, trumpet; AidanMason, guitar; Russ Boswell, bass; LowellWhitty, drums; Waleed Abdulhamid, percussion.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. The Romantics. Wagner: Prelude toDie Meistersinger; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1in E-flat; Franck: Symphony in d. JacquelineMokrzewski, piano; University of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra, David Briskin, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Hart House Theatre. The Great AmericanTrailer Park Musical. See Oct 1.• 8:00: NUMUS Concerts/PSQ Projects.Song of the Earth. Mahler: Das Lied von derErde (arr. Schönberg); Buhr: Red Sea (Song ofthe Earth). Sarah Slean, mezzo; Adam Luther,tenor; Kimberly Barber, mezzo; PendereckiString Quartet; NUMUS orchestra, Paul Pulford,conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255 or 519-896-3662. .• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.Friday October 07• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Iphigeniain Tauris. See Oct 1.• 7:30: Robert Bruce Silent Film Programs.F.W. Murnau’s Faust (1926). Live piano accompanimentand score by Robert Bruce, piano andcomposer. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 905-777-9196. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano +Dance: In Celebration of the Bicentennial ofFranz Liszt. Works by Liszt and Ponce. AlejandroVela, piano; Ji Min Hong, ballet dancer; RobertBinet, choreographer. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Hart House Theatre. The Great AmericanTrailer Park Musical. See Oct 1.• 8:00: Long and McQuade/MiyazawaFlutes. Ian Clarke, flute and Jeanie Chung,piano. Works by Bach, Borne-Bizet, Clarke andColquhoun. St. Andrew’s United Church, 117Bloor St. E. 416-588-7886. .• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 8:00: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory “open mic” setup, hostedby the studios of Casey Sokol; performers andobservers welcome. Sterling Beckwith Studio,Accolade East Building, Rm. 235, 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 9:00: Jazz at Oscar’s. Terra Hazelton,vocals. Arbor Room, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free.Saturday October 08• 11:00 and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre. Thumbelina. Musical play adaptedfrom Hans Christian Anderson by Z. Skrzypczykand M. Skrzypczyk. For ages three to ten.Madison Centre, concourse level, 100 UpperMadison Ave. 416-368-8031. –. AlsoOct 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23.• 2:00 and 8:00: Hart House Theatre. TheGreat American Trailer Park Musical. See Oct 1.• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto.See Oct 2.• 7:30: Cardinal Consort of Viols.“Our closing nightperformance (of Faust) byRobert Bruce was nothingless than jaw-dropping... his stunning score meldedperfectly with this incrediblefilm built on shadow and light” -Shirley Hughes,Artistic DirectorToronto Silent Film FestivalFriday, October 7, 2011 - 7:30 pmTrinity - St. Paul’s United Church427 Bloor Street West, TorontoTickets: regular - students/seniors available at the door or reserve/purchase atrobertbrucemusic@gmail.com or 905.777.919634 thewholenote.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2011

Oktoberfest. German music for viols. SheilaSmyth, treble viol; Linda Deshman, tenor viol;Sara Blake, bass viol; Valerie Sylvester, bassviol. Royal St. George’s College Chapel, 120Howland Ave. 416-921-9203. Pwyc.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Trikonasana. Originaltunes by collective trio. Nancy Walker, piano;Bruce Cassidy, trumpet and EVI; Lowell Whitty,drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Apt forVoices, Viols or Violons. Consort songs, dances,lute songs by Holborne, Byrd and Dowland.Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute;Christopher Verrette, violin/leader; with violinband. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.Sunday October 09• 11:00 and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre. Thumbelina. See Oct 8.• 2:00: Blessed Sacrament Church. SergioMilitelo, organ. Thanksgiving recital by principalorganist of the Cathedral of Santa Maria delFiore, Florence, Italy. 2983 Yonge St. 416-481-2256. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. See Oct 2.Monday October 10• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. Music by G. Bryars andtexts by J. Berger and J. Christie. An eveningof theatre, dance and music, exploring correspondencebetween artist John Berger and filmmakerJohn Christie. Brian Baty, bass; RobertCarli, clarinet; Doug Perry, viola; Rob Piltch,guitar; Ryan Boorne, dancer; Andrew Giday,dancer; and other dancers; Julian Ritchings, actor;John Jay Fitzgerald, actor; Daniel Brooks,director; James Kudelka, choreographer.Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. –. Also Oct 11–22; Oct 12,15, 19, 22(mat).Tuesday October 11• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Russian Romances. Arias and artsongs from Russia. Ekaterina Sadovnikova,soprano; Christopher Mokrzewski, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Rich Spotts, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.Wednesday October 12• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company /Queen of Puddings Music Theatre. VocalSeries: Svadba – The Wedding. Sokolovic. Balkana cappella opera inspired by Stravinsky’s“Les Noces,” performed by six female operasingers. Dáirine Ní Mheadhra and John Hess,artistic directors. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Imre Olah, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 1:30 and 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. ISend You This Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Iphigeniain Tauris. See Oct 1.• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Eroica. Bach: Passacaglia and FugueBWV 582 (orch. A. Davis); Mozart: Piano ConcertoNo.25 K503; Beethoven: Symphony No.3“Eroica.” Louis Lortie, piano; Andrew Davis,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese).–5. Also Oct 13 (mat).Thursday October 13• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Eight Ways from Mara. Musicby A. Rocca; choreography by William Yong.Multi-disciplinary work. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Duo Kokopelli. Izabella Budai and AlheliPimienta, flutes; Oszkár Morzsa, piano. 1570Yonge St. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Senan Whelan, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Beethoven Eroica. See Oct 12.• 7:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. Jesse Cook. Flamenco guitar and worldmusic. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto.See Oct 2.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensemble. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.Music TORONTOJERUSALEMQUARTETThursdayOct. 13 at 8 pm• 8:00: Music Toronto. Jerusalem Quartet.Works by Beethoven: Quartet in G Op.18 No.2;Shostakovich: Quartet No.6; Brahms: Quartetin a Op.51 No.2. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 1 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .50–; (st); pay-your-age(ages 18–35; plus facility and handling fee).• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 9:00: Om Laila/Diasporic Genius. FUNKa-BELLY “Picante.” Gypsy, Arabic and Klezmerfunk. Nomadica, DJ Medicineman. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-703-1997. .Friday October 14• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto.See Oct 2.• 7:30: St. Michael’s Choir School. In Remembrance.Sacred music concert honouringthe departed. Works by T.B. Armstrong, Daley,Fauré, Goodall, Mozart and Ronan. 65 BondSt. 416-393-5518. Donations welcome; fundingto support scholarships and bursaries forstudents.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony Concert. Ives: CountryBand March; The Alcotts; Van der Roost: SuiteProvençale; Daughtrey: Limerick Daydreams;Jacob: William Byrd Suite; Persichetti: Divertimento.Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Arraymusic. The Piano Music of AnnSoutham. Southam: Glass Houses No.9; InRetrospect; In a Measure of Time; Spatial Viewof Pond; and a selection from Rivers. StephenClarke, piano; guest pianists: Eve Egoyan,Henry Kucharzyk, Christina Petrowska Quilico;Peggy Baker, dancer. Gallery 345, 345 SoraurenAve. 416-532-3019 or 416-822-9781. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Passion Plus. Morawetz: Carnival Overture;Strauss: Rosenkavalier Suite; Brahms: PianoConcerto Op.15. Peter Longworth, piano; SabatinoVacca, conductor. Scarlett Heights EntrepreneurialAcademy, 15 Trehorne Dr., Etobicoke.416-239-5665. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Laura McAlpine. A Poet’s Love: Twoacts through the eyes of Heine, Schumann &Lysenko. Laura McAlpine, mezzo; David Eliakis,piano; Heather Davies, director. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-565-0120.; (sr/st/underemployed). Also Oct 15.• 8:00: Rose Theatre. The Pointer Sisters.Soul, jazz, R&B, gospel music. 1 Theatre Lane,Brampton. 905-874-2800. -5.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Diamonds. Forsyth:Serenade; Shostakovich: Piano ConcertoNo.1; Mendelssohn: Symphony No.12;Jenkins: Palladio. David Jalbert, piano; GuyFew, trumpet; Nurhan Arman, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.FRI. OCT. 14 / 2011 | 8 PMPIANO MUSIC OF ANN SOUTHAMCONCERTFeaturing Array pianist Stephen Clarke & guest pianistsEve Egoyan, Henry Kucharzyk & Christina Petrowska Quilicoperforming piano works by Ann Southam.Contemporary dance artist Peggy Baker reprises her brilliantdance to Ann’s ‘Spatial View of Pond.’@ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Avenue, Toronto416.532.3019 | 416.822.9781www.arraymusic.com | www.gallery345.com adult/ senior/studentArt Mentor Foundation LucerneGallery 345October 1 – November 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 35

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