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Volume 17 Issue 2 - October 2011

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St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Pura Fé Concert. Native Americanvocalist. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Abilities Arts Festival/Peggy BakerDance Projects. The Neat Strange Music ofAhmed Hassan. Featuring excerpts of danceworks with music composed by Hassan, including“Blue Snake” (Desrosiers); “Sable/Sand” (Bennathan); “Geometry of the Circle”and “Sanctum” (Baker). With senior studentsfrom School of Toronto Dance Theatre; MaryemToller, vocals; Mother Tongue (world beat);Peggy Baker, curator. Betty Oliphant Theatre,400 Jarvis St. 1-888-844-9991. ;(sr/st(under 19)/people with disabilities).Also Oct 22.• 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #9: AnImprov Concert. An evening of improvisationalmusic. Array Space, 218 – 60 Atlantic Ave.416-532-3019. Free; pwyc.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. I Send YouThis Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.• 8:00: Aventa Ensemble/Gallery 345.Aventa Ensemble. Thirteen-member ensembleperforming music by Canadian composersSharman, Sokolovic and Ruders. VincentRanallo, baritone; Bill Linwood, conductor. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. From Rags to Rich’s. Etobicoke CollegiateAuditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke.416-410-1570.• 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. In Recital: Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano.With Serouj Kradjian, piano. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. Jill Barber, vocals. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50. AlsoOct 22.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.A. Concerts in the GTACBSO_Ad_Oct2011 9/12/11 12:05 PM Page 1Mariinsky Orchestra. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite(1919 version); Prokofiev: Piano ConcertoNo.3; Shostakovich: Symphony No.1. AlexanderToradze, piano; Valery Gergiev, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.John Prine. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival: Tim Hecker + Oval + Global CitiesEnsemble. Electronic music. Tim Hecker, pipeorgan; Oval (aka Markus Popp); new Torontocross-cultural collective. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Opera Rouge. What They Did For Love.Debut concert of newly formed opera ensemble.Emily Ding, soprano; Stephanie Ferracane,soprano; Sarah Hicks, mezzo; Marco Petracchi,baritone. St. John’s York Mills AnglicanChurch, 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-876-8915. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. The EnglishConcert conducted by Harry Bicket. Baroqueorchestra. Works by Purcell, Telemann and Vivaldi.Harry Bicket, harpsichord and conductor.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..50 and up.• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. Goran Bregovic And His Wedding & FuneralOrchestra. Music from Sarajevo, combiningSerbian gypsy band, classical string ensemble,orthodox male choir and two Bulgarian femalevocalists. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Venetian Splendour:The Music of Johann Rosenmüller. Music forvoices, strings, cornetti, sackbuts, lutes andkeyboards. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-964-6337. – ; (30 andunder with ID). Also Oct 22.• 9:00: Jazz at Oscar’s. Fernanda Cunha,vocals. Bralizian, post-bossa jazz. Arbor Room,Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.Saturday October 22• 11:00 and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre. Thumbelina. See Oct 8.• 1:30 and 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Peter and the Wolf LIVE. Performed to thescreening of stop-motion animated film. Prokofiev:Peter and the Wolf. Ji Soo Choi, violin;Stéphane Denève, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –. Pre-concertperformance in the lobby half an hour priorto each performance."China's Louis Armstrong..." Boston Radio• 2:00 and 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. ISend You This Cadmium Red. See Oct 10.• 7:00: Lenard Whiting. Liszt and Literature.Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birthof Franz Liszt. Brett Kingsbury, piano; ChristineKingsbury, actor; Lenard Whiting, tenor. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-762-6077. .• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto.See Oct 2.• 7:30: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Norman Reintamm and Friends in Recital.Mozart: Piano Trio in G K496; songs by R.Strauss, Brahms and Schumann. Carrie Gray,soprano; Alexander Volkov, violin; EugeniaVolkova, viola; Oleg Volkov, cello; Norman Reintamm,piano. St. Timothy’s Anglican Church,4125 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. or pwyc.• 7:30: Korean-Canadian Symphony Orchestra.Concert No. 43. Schumann: Overture,Scherzo & Finale; Mendelssohn: Violin ConcertoOp.64; Haydn: Symphony No.104 “London.”Judy Kang, violin; Richard Lee, musicdirector. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 905-764-2472. –.• 7:30: Opera Encore. Benefit Concert forGoderich. Music and readings. Richard Valdez,tenor; Dave Murrell, piano; Joseph Gomes, actor;and others. Knox (Agincourt) PresbyterianChurch, 4156 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-293-0791or 416-299-9149. Freewill donation. Fundsraised will assist the town of Goderich rebuildafter being decimated by a recent tornado.• 7:30: Tallis Choir. A Celebration of Victoria:1611–2011. Celebrating the 400th anniversaryof the death of composer Tomas Luis deCATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA2011–2012NORMAN REINTAMM artistic directorSATURDAY at 7:30 pmOctober 22, 2011St. Timothy’sAnglican Church4125 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughNORMAN REINTAMM& FRIENDSAlexander Volkov violinEugenia Volkova violaOleg Volkov celloNorman Reintamm pianowith Carrie Gray sopranoMozart Piano Trio in G major, K 496Songs by R. Strauss, Brahms & SchumannAdmission or pay what you canSATURDAY at 8 pmNovember 12, 2011 *P.C. Ho Theatre5183 Sheppard Ave E, ScarboroughBEETHOVENPiano Concerto no. 5“Emperor”Coral Solomon piano2010 Clifford Poole Piano Competition WinnerR. VAUGHANWILLIAMSSymphony no. 2Regular adult, st/sr(under 12 free)Premium adult, st/sr(under 12 free)* Subscription Concert no. | 416.879.5566Music Director/Conductor: Karl PangSilk Road Fantasia: Concerto for Guanzi and Chinese OrchestraWorld of Winds: Concerto for various wind instruments and Chinese OrchestraRichmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Oct. 22, 2011 7:30 pmwww.TorontoChineseOrchestra.com38 thewholenote.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2011

Victoria. Victoria: Missa Pro Victoria; MagnificatPrimi Toni; Salve Regina; also worksby Guerrero, Lobo and Esquivel. Peter Mahon,director. St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaulSt. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st, IDrequired).• 7:30: Toronto Chinese Orchestra. Guo Yazhi’sWorld of Wind Instruments. Silk Road Fantasia:Concerto for Guanzi and Chinese Orchestra;World of Winds: Concerto for various windinstruments and Chinese Orchestra; and otherworks. Karl Pang, conductor. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt. 416-568-8024. -; (st).• 8:00: Abilities Arts Festival/Peggy BakerDance Projects. The Neat Strange Music ofAhmed Hassan. See Oct 21.• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Rosalee PeppardCD Release. St. Nicholas Anglican Church,1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Christopher Burton. Piano music ofFranz Liszt. In celebration of the 200th anniversaryof the composer’s birth. Liszt: Sonata inb; Mazeppa; La leggierezza, and other works.Christopher Burton, piano. Oriole York MillsUnited Church, 2609 Bayview Ave. 416-462-9601. ; (st).• 8:00: City of Brampton Concert Band.A History of Music: From Bach to the Beatles.Darryl Eaton, music director; guests: DanielGuerrette, drums; Terry Chisholm, Jeff Sommerville,vocals. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane,Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st);(under 13).• 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. ClassicalGuitarist Pavel Steidl (Czech Republic). WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-964-8298. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Jill Barber, vocals. See Oct 21.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Jazz@Massey Hall. Herbie Hancock, piano;Massey Hall Orchestra; Alain Trudel, conductor.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50–9.50.• 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival: Buke & Gass + Mantra play “Timber”by Michael Gordon + Lori Freedman. Homemadeinstruments duo; percussion premiere forpieces of wood; improv for woodwinds. 197John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. SmithsonianChamber Players & Friends with Russell Braun.Honouring the centenary of Mahler’s death.Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Kindertotenlieder.Russell Braun, baritone. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts. The Salsa Kings. Music from Cuba includingmambo, rumba and cha cha cha. 1 Front St.E. 1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Venetian Splendour:The Music of Johann Rosenmüller. See Oct 21.Sunday October 23• 11:00 and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre. Thumbelina. See Oct 8.• 2:00: Markham Concert Band. OctoberPops. Broadway tunes, jazz standards, marches.Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd.Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Susan Hoeppner,flute and Simon Wynberg, guitar. Works byMarais, Takemitsu, Beaser and Piazzolla. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 2:00: Sonus Stage Productions. Side BySide By Sondheim. See Oct 5.• 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. ZarzuelaGold. Opening gala concert featuring zarzuelasof Spain and beyond. Michèle Bodganowicz,mezzo; Edgar Ernesto Ramírez, tenor; GuillermoSilva-Marin, tenor; Romulo Delgado, tenor;Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano; and others. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. .• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Tea: A Menotti Double Bill. Celebrating100th anniversary of composer’s birth.Menotti: The Telephone; Amelia Goes to theALLIS CHOIRDirected By Peter Mahon-presents-A Celebration of Victoria:1611-2011Victoria Missa Pro VictoriaMagnificat Primi Toni ; Salve ReginaWorks by Guererro, Lobo, and EsquivelThe 400th anniversary of the death of Tomas Luis daVictoria resounds with his greatest works and the music ofhis brilliant contemporaries.SATURDAY, October 22, 7:30 PMSt. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St.(north of Dundas)Tickets: , seniors, students with IDInfo: 416.286.9798ORDER ONLINE AT www.tallischoir.comTallis Choir CDs available online and on iTunesZarzuelaOur opening Gala Concert packed with hits from thelegendary operettas of Spain and the Latin world …Cecilia Valdes, Maria la O, Los Gavilanes, La Gran Vía,La Leyenda del Beso and more! A joyous Fiesta ofRhythm, Melodies, Dances, Passion!www.torontooperetta.comMichèle BogdanowiczEdgar Ernesto RamírezGuillermo Silva-MarinMargie BernalFabian ArciniegasRaisa Nakhmanovich, pianistSunday Oct. 23 2pmPresident’s ReceptionJoin us for a glass of wine andlight gourmet buffet to toastour 27th Season.416-366-7723 1-800-708-6754 www.stlc.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2011 39

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