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Volume 17 Issue 2 - October 2011

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Ball. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208..• 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. La BonneCuisine: Exploring Taste and Sound. Poulenc:L’invitation au chateau; Martinu: La révue decuisine; Rossini: Quatre hors d’oeuvres forpiano solo; Schubert: Shepherd on the Rock;Berstein: La Bonne Cuisine; and other works.Aline Kutan, soprano; Marie Bérard, violin;Michael Sweeney, bassoon; Andrew McCandless,trumpet; Serouj Kradjian, piano; AlexFeswick, chef; and others. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr);(st).• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Voices. Mozart:Don Giovanni (overture); Strauss: Four LastSongs; Debussy: Nocturnes; Smetana: TheMoldau. Danielle Lisboa, conductor; guests:Zorana Sadiq, soprano; Oriana Women’s Choir.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre forMark VuorinenMusic DirectorA. Concerts in the GTAthe Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142. ;(sr); (under 18). 2:15: Pre-concert talk.• 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Salieri: Mass inD major. Also Mozart: Regina Coeli; Ave verumcorpus; Conly: Exultate Jubilate. Melanie Conly,soprano; Nina Scott-Stoddart, mezzo; GrahamThomson, tenor; Benjamin Covey, baritone.Pax Christi Youth Choir; with orchestra;Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Churchon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542.; (sr); (st); (under 12). 2:15: Preconcertchat by Ian Kyer.• 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:Ockeghem – Medieval Polyphony. Tallis: Spemin Alium; Ockeghem: Missa Cuiusvis Toni; DeoGratias; and other works. Amy Dodington, AndrewHaji and Paul Oros, soloists; Mark Vuorinen,music director. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. -;.50(under 30).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Pax Christi Chorale25 TH AnniversarySeason2011-2012Pax Christi Chorale: Stephanie Martin, Artistic DirectorDaniel Norman, Assistant ConductorPax Christi Youth Choir: Lynn Janes, ConductorBruce Kirkpatrick Hill, AccompanistSALIERI - MASS IN D-MAJORSunday, October 23, 2011 – 3:00 pmPre-concert chat at 2:15 pmWith orchestra and soloists:Melanie Conly, sopranoNina Scott-Stoddart, mezzo-sopranoGraham Thomson, tenorBenjamin Covey, baritoneAdult: Senior: Student: Children (under 12): Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto, ONFor more information and to order single or season tickets,visit or call (416) 491-8542.Ockeghem:Medieval PolyphonyWe’ll perform, in the earlymusic equivalent of Dolbysurround sound, his a cappellamasterpieces Missa Cuiusvis Toniand the 36-voice Deo GratiasSunday Oct 23 • 3 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St(416) 763-1695 • torontochamberchoir.caTwilight Recitals. See Oct 2.• 7:30: Boen Arts. Talents of Ukraine. A celebrationof Ukrainian culture in Canada. InnesaTymochko, violin; Svitlana Sasu, YevhenVas’kin, vocals; Donbas Songs and Dance Ensembleof Ukraine. Living Arts Centre, 4141Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or888-805-8888. -.• 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival: The Nihilism Spasm Band + Contactplay “Timber” by Michael Gordon. FeaturingGordon’s hour-long trance; inventorsof noise music. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).Tuesday October 25• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Romantic Masterpieces.Hiroko Kudo, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing Our Songs.Arias and lieder performed by young artistsin the classical vocal performances studios ofCatherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer andKaren Rymal. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,112 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free. Also Oct 27, 28.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday: Simon Walker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Concert. Chris Donnelly, jazzpiano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Attila Glatz Concert Productions. IBelieve: A Holocaust Oratorio for Today. Musicand words by Z. Zalis. Opera Canada Symphony,Roberto Paternostro, conductor; OrpheusChoir of Toronto, Robert Cooper, conductor;University of Toronto MacMillan Singers,Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor; HamiltonChildren’s Choir, Zimfira Poloz, conductor;Kelsey Cowie, soprano; Mark Devigne, tenor;Marko Zeiler, tenor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. – 5.Wednesday October 26• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Soviet Composers. Stravinsky:L’histoire du soldat; Denisov: Sonatafor Solo Clarinet; Ustvolskaya: Trio; Shostakovich:Sonata for Violin and Piano. Zodiac Trio.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Charles Udell, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensemble. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Jazz Performance and EducationCentre. Jazz Goes to the Movies. Third annualJPEC gala, featuring film music by Bernstein,Gershwin, Mancini, Porter and Rodgers &Hammerstein. Heather Bambrick, Jackie Richardson,Denzal Sinclaire and Francois Mulder,vocals; Mario Romano Quartet; JPEC JazzTentet, Denny Christianson, musical director.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 416-872-1111 or 416-733-9388. 0(includesVIP reception); 0(concert only);(students with valid ID). For further details,see Listings Section D, The ETCeteras,”under Galas & Fundraisers.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: The Wonder ThatIs India. Music and dance from India, featuring70 dancers, actors, singers, acrobats and musicians.With Rahul Vohra, narrator and BhavnaPani (Bharati). 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-SONY(7669). – 9. Also Oct 27–30;Nov 3–6; Oct 29, 30 (mat); Nov 5, 6(mat).Thursday October 27• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Ang Li, piano. 1570 Yonge St. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Richard Hansen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing Our Songs.See Oct 25.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the AfternoonThursdayOctober 27, 1.30 p.m.ROBERT AITKEN, fluteSIMON FRYER, celloWALTER DELAHUNT, pianoNew Composition Sponsor:Roger D. MooreWalter Hall, U. of T.Tickets , call• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Robert Aitken, flute; Simon Fryer, cello; WalterDelahunt, piano. Works by Haydn, Weber, Gaubert,Meyer-Olbersleben, Ho and Harman. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-923-7052. .• 8:00: Jurij Konje. Ambush. Mixed mediasolo percussion and electronics performance.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. Canadian Voices Series: Tyler Duncan,baritone. Schubert: Goethe Lieder; Brahms:Wie rafft ich mich auf in der Nacht; and otherworks; Ravel: Don Quichotte à Dulcinée; Hahn:Five Little Songs; Vaughan Williams: Songsof Travel. With Erika Switzer, piano. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: The Wonder ThatIs India. See Oct 26.Friday October 28• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing Our Songs.See Oct 25.• 7:30: All Saints’ Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Jekyll & Hyde. Silent film with organistWilliam O’Meara. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. and up.• 7:30: Studio of Lindsay Isaac. L’Invitation40 thewholenote.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2011

au Voyage. Works by Gluck, Mozart, Berlioz,Strauss, Gershwin and others. Trisha Gunpath,soprano; Patricia Haldane, soprano; StevenKettlewell, piano. St. Timothy’s AnglicanChurch, 100 Old Orchard Gr. 416-358-2274.(adv, reserved seat); or pwyc at door. Proceedsto Stephen Lewis Foundation and TorontoMass Choir.• 8:00: Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Liza Minnelli. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50–9.50.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Royal ConservatoryOrchestra conducted by Johannes Debus.Lutosławski: Little Suite; Rachmaninov:Piano Concerto No.2; Dvořák: Symphony No.8.Connie Kim-Sheng, piano. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: The Wonder ThatIs India. See Oct 26.• 8:00: Toronto Heliconian Club. A Celebrationof Canadian Women Composers. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416- 922-7118. ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Vlada Mars. The Art of the Piano: Colourof My Dreams. Vlada Mars, piano. Selectionof minimalist piano compositions. Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr); (st).• 8:45: Global Cabaret Festival. MollyTicketsfrom 2011/2012 ConcertPRESENTSSeriesJekyll & HydeSilent Film with organist William O’MearaFriday, October 28th | 7:30 PMCaroling on the KingswayOut of the Cold FundraiserSaturday, November 26th | 1:30 PMThe Call of Christmaswith True North BrassSunday, December 18th | 4 PMThree CantorsFriday, April 22nd | 7 PMRequiemwith the Amadeus Choir ofToronto and All Saints’ ChoirSunday, April 1st | 4 PM2850 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON(Royal York Subway Station | Prince Edward/Bloor Intersection)www.allsaintskingsway.caCONTACT SHAWN GRENKE, DIRECTOR OF MUSIC • 416-233-1125Johnson in Concert. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District Building 49, 55Mill St. 416-866-8666. /(adv); (st;ID required). Festival runs Oct 28–30; passesavailable. Complete festival schedule unavailableat time of printing.• 9:00: Jazz at Oscar’s. Lara Solnicki, vocals.Arbor Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free.• 10:00pm: Music at Metropolitan. Phantomsof the Organ. Music for Hallowe’en.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Donations welcome.Saturday October 29• 11:00 and 2:00: Solar Stage Children’sTheatre/Alistair Ant Productions. HalloweenHowl. Musical puppet show for ages threeto eight. Madison Centre, concourse level, 100Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. . AlsoOct 30.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. TwoPianos Four Hands. Musical comedy aboutmusic teachers, lessons and competitions.Written and performed by Ted Dykstra andRichard Greenblatt. Panasonic Theatre, 651Yonge St. 416-872-1212. –. Also Oct30(mat); Nov 2(mat and eve), 3, 4, 5(mat andeve), 6(mat); 9–13; 16-20(incl. some mat).• 2:00 and 8:00: Sony Centre For The PerformingArts/David Mirvish. Bharati: TheWonder That Is India. See Oct 26.• 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Mysteryand Mastery. Kuzmenko: Behold the Night.Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. ClairAve. W. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st).• 4:00: Global Cabaret Festival. Jackie Richardsonin Concert. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District Building 49, 55Mill St. 416-866-8666. /(adv); (st;ID required). Also Oct 30(5pm). Festival runsOct 28–30; passes available. Complete festivalschedule unavailable at time of printing.• 5:15: Global Cabaret Festival. Stan RogersSongbook. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District Building 49, 55 Mill St.416-866-8666. /(adv); (st; ID required).Also Oct 30(3:45pm). Festival runs Oct28–30; passes available. Complete festivalschedule unavailable at time of printing.• 6:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. NewYork! New York! Jazz standards and Broadwayshowtunes, with rhythm section. St. George’sAnglican Church, 60 Guelph St., Georgetown.905-877-6569. (includes dinner).• 7:30: Exultate Chamber Singers. A Roseby Any Other Name. Britten: Hymn to the Virgin;music by von Bingen, and other works writtenfor the Virgin Mary. St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. ;(sr); (st).• 7:30: Mississauga Children’s Choir. Musicof the Americas. Opening concert of the season.Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd.,Mississauga. 905-624-9704. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Oakville Ensemble. Ein feste Burg(A Mighty Fortress). Music of the German Reformation.Bach: Lutheran Mass in G; ReformationCantata. Grace Lutheran Church,304 Spruce St., Oakville. 905-825-9740./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st);(family)/(adv).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Don Giovanni. Mozart.Philip Addis, baritone (Don Giovanni); CarlaHuhtanen, soprano (Zerlina); Vasil Garvanliev,baritone (Leporello); Peggy Kriha Dye, soprano(Donna Elvira); Meghan Lindsay, soprano(Donna Anna); Curtis Sullivan, baritone (Masetto/Commendatore);Lawrence Williford,tenor (Don Ottavio); artists of Atelier Ballet.Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 855-622-2787.-$175. Also Oct 30; Nov 1, 2, 4, 5.• 7:30: Opera Kitchener. Magic Flute. Mozart.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr. 905-306-6000. –.• 7:30: St. Andrew’s Church. Music of theNight. Inaugural concert for new BösendorferImperial piano. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14in c-sharp “Moonlight”; Chopin: nocturne. JamieParker, piano. 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600. ; (st/child); (family).• 7:45: Global Cabaret Festival. BreithauptBrothers. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District Building 49, 55 Mill St.416-866-8666. /(adv); (st; ID required).Also Oct 30(3:45pm). Festival runs Oct28–30; passes available. Complete festivalschedule unavailable at time of printing.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Thing Is: Tova KardonneOctet. Tova Kardonne, vocals and compositions;Amy Medvick, flute; Mike Wark, altosaxophone; Christian Overton, trombone; DavidAtkinson, piano; and others. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. .Free event listings:listings@thewholenote.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2011 41

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