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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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  • November
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • December
  • Arts
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• 8:00: Toronto

• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Lang Lang Plays Beethoven 1. Ho: Ice Path;Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1. Lang Lang,piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –$179.Thursday November 10• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/Jeunesses Musicales Canada. Chamber MusicSeries: Café Music. Turina: Trio No.2 in b forviolin, cello and piano Op.76; Gershwin: ThreePreludes (transcribed by Heifetz); Piazzolla:Le grand tango for cello and piano. CarolineChéhadé, violin; Michael Nicolas, cello; Marie-HélèneTrempe, piano. 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: Rising Stars Recital. Performanceby students from the U of T Faculty of Music.1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met:Music for Remembrance Day. Patricia Wright,Friday, November 11, 2011 at 7:30 pmEastminster United Church,310 Danforth Avenue(at Chester Subway)A. Concerts in the GTAorgan. Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:00: Music Gallery/Goethe Institut Toronto/IstitutoItaliano di Cultura. Pop AvantSeries: Whitetree. Classical and electronic musicfusion. Ludovico Einaudi, piano; Robert Lippok,electronics; Ronald Lippok, drums. 197John St. 416-204-1080 x2. /(adv).• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. The story offrustrated business man George Bailey adaptedfor the stage. York Woods Library Theatre,1785 Finch Ave. 416-324-1259. ; (sr/st). Also Nov 11–13, 17–20; start times vary.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensemble. Upper Jazz Studio,90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Marcus Nance: Unforgettable:Songs of the Legendary Black Crooners.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Nov 2.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Mary Poppins.Cameron Mackintosh, producer. Princess ofWales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212or 1-800-461-3333. –0. Extended runThe TORONTO CHORAL SOCIETY presentsTHE LARKS, STILL BRAVELY SINGINGPlease join us for a one-hour presentationin music, sound, visuals and narrationhonouring the Canadian men and womenwho served in peace and war.Lest we forget.www.torontochoralsociety.orgDonations at the door.into 2012. Nov dates: 10–13; 15–20; 22–27;29, 30; Dec dates this issue: 1–4; 6, 7. Tue–Sat 7:30pm; Wed/Sat/Sun 2pm. Nov 22 SOLDOUT.• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 8:00: Small World Music/Link Music Lab.Niyaz with Azam Ali & Habib Mefta Boushehri.Persian electronica and folk. Six DegreesEvent Centre, 2335 Yonge St. 416-536-5439./(adv).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart and Friends. Salieri:Sinfonia Veneziana; Haydn: SymphonyNo.45 in f-sharp “Farewell”; Mozart: SinfoniaConcertante in E-flat K297b; Dittersdorf:Concerto for two violins in D. Aisslinn Nosky,Julia Wedman, violin; Jeanne Lamon, director.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-964-6337. –; –(sr); –(30 and under). Also Nov 11, 12, 13(mat).• 8:00: Tapestry New Opera. Pub Operas.David Brock, libretto; Gareth Williams, composer.Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 55Mill St., Building 58, Room 316. 416-537-6066x222. . Also Nov 11, 12.• 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. RussianRomance: The Music of Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.4; Piano Concerto No.1;Lau: Sea of Blossoms. Lang Ning Liu, piano;Kerry Stratton, conductor. Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Lang Lang Plays Beethoven 3. Ho: Ice Path;Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3. Lang Lang,piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –$179.Friday November 11• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Brass Ensemble.James MacDonald, director. Works by Byrd,Belianski, Purcell, Calvert and others. TributeNine Sparrows Arts Foundation& Christ Church Deer ParkPresenta Concert ofwith Special Appearance byJohn McDermottThe High Park Choirs of TorontoZimfira Poloz, ConductorBrendan Cassin, TrumpetPopov & Vona, Duo PianistsThe Soloists & Choir ofChrist Church Deer ParkEric N. Robertson, Music DirectorFridayNovember 11th, 20117:30 pmChrist Church Deer Park1570 Yonge Street at Heath Street9sparrowsarts@gmail.com Free Donations WelcomeCommunities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 6:30: Griffin Centre. Aqua: A Symphony ofMusic. Toronto Youth Symphony Orchestra.Alain Trudel, conductor. St. Michael’s CollegeCentre for the Arts, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-222-1153 x129. ; (youth).• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. See Nov 10.• 7:30: Alliance Français de Toronto. MuseClassique, Chansons Magiques. French cabaret.Music by Bach, Chopin, Satie, Beethoven,Mahler and others, refashioned by French songwriters.Geneviève Proulx, soprano; BernardDionne, bass; Erika Crino, piano. 24 SpadinaRd. 416-922-2014 x35. .• 7:30: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. A Concert of Remembrance.High Park Choirs of Toronto, ZimfiraPoloz, conductor; Popov and Vona, pianoduo; Brendan Cassin, trumpet; Christ ChurchDeer Park Choir and Soloists, Eric N. Robertson,music director; guest: John McDermott,tenor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. The Larks,Still Bravely Singing. Remembrance Day concertof music, sound, visuals and narration.Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-410-3509. Donations at the door.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.In Remembrance. Verdi: Messa da Requiem.Sabatino Vacca, conductor. Kipling Collegiate,380 The Westway, Etobicoke. 416-239-5665.; (sr); (st). 7:30: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Beatriz Boizan. Cuban-influenced classicalmusic. Works by Lecuona, Soler, Cervantes,Ponce, Turina and others. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Nancy White and GhislainAucoin. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Lawrence Park Community Church.Fridays @ 8: The Music of Remembrance. Chilcott:Requiem, with chamber ensemble; alsoworks by Britten, Peterson, Sirett and Tilley.Kimberley Briggs, soprano; Glyn Evans, tenor;choir and soloists of LPCC; Mark Toews, musicdirector. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Nov 2.• 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre. Josephand the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.See Nov 3.• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Mozart and Friends. SeeNov 10.• 8:00: Talia Wooldridge/Music can Piano Concert & Fundraiser. Talia Wooldridge,piano; and guests. Musideum, 401 RichmondSt. W., Main Floor. 416-599-7323. ;(st). Fundraiser for Music Can• 8:00: Tapestry New Opera. Pub Operas.See Nov 10.• 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Crazy toKill: A Detective Opera. Beckwith and Reaney.Kimberly Barber, mezzo (Agatha); ShannonMercer, soprano (Mme. Dupont); DougMacNaughton, baritone (Detective Fry); andothers; David Ferry, stage director; guests:Greg Oh, keyboard and music director; EdReifel, percussion. Enwave Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 231 Queen’s Quay W. 7:15: Preshowchat with artistic director Larry Beckwith.416-410-4561. ; (sr); (under30). Also Nov 12. 7:15: Pre-concert chat.32 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011featuring

Scarborough Choral Society. We’ll MeetAgain. Created by M. Korn. Remembrance Dayconcert. Featuring popular and patriotic songsof the war years. Ebenezer United Church,5000 Steeles Ave. E. 416-556-9552. .• 7:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Old, New, Borrowed & Blue. Gershwin: Rhapsodyin Blue; Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture;Holst: Second Suite F; and other works.Guest: David Atkinson, piano. MeadowvaleTheatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga.905-615-4720. ; (sr/st); (child).• 7:30: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. See Nov 10.• 7:30: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir. RemembranceDay Concert. St. Luke’s ParishHall, 1382 Ontario St., Burlington. 905-632-2918. .(Nina); Taylor Strande, soprano (Comtesse);and others; David Eliakis, music director. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-827-3009./(adv). Sung in French w. Englishsurtitles.• 7:30: Mississauga Children’s Choir. TheAdvent of Song. Westminster United Church,4094 Tomken Rd., Mississauga. 905-273-9505. ; (sr/st); (family of 4).• 7:30: Music at Islington. A Day For Remembrance.Music to honour our veterans. EtobicokeYouth Band Wind Ensemble, Les Dobbin,director. Islington United Church, 25 BurnhamthorpeRd. 416-239-1131. ; (st);free(under 12).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty of Music Undergraduate AssociationBenefit Concert. Walter Hall, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Pwyc.• 8:00: Academy Concert Series. VivaldiVisits Vienna. Vivaldi: Tremori al braccio e lagrimesul ciglio RV799; Trio Sonata for Violin,Cello and Basso Continuo in c RV83; ElviraAnima mia RV654; Sonata for violin and bassocontinuo; Lungi gal vago RV680. NathaliePaulin, soprano; Emily Eng, violin; Sara-AnneChurchill, harpsichord; Kerri McGonigle, cello;Vanessa AvRuskin, actor. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-629-3716.$17; (sr/st).www.academyconcertseries.comSaturday November 12• 12:30: Mooredale Concerts. Music & Truffles:Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the“Pachel-bear” Canon. New Zealand String Quartet.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. .• 2:00: University Settlement Music andArts School. Scholarship Winners Concert. St.George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-598-3444 x243. Free.• 2:00 and 8:00: Mirvish Productions. TwoPianos Four Hands. See Nov 2.• 2:00 and 8:00: Scarborough Music Theatre.Joseph and the Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. See Nov 3.• 2:30: Mooredale Concerts. New ZealandString Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in DOp.64 No.5 “The Lark”; Bartok: String QuartetNo.4 (1928); Beethoven: String Quartetin c-sharp Op.131. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. ; (sr/st).• 3:00 and 7:00: Onstage Productions/• 7:30: Essential Opera. Chérubin. Massenet.Margaret Bardos, mezzo (Chérubin); JeremyLudwig, baritone (Philosophe); Erin Bardua,soprano (L’Ensoleillad); Maureen Batt, sopranoMooredalePerformersNathalie Paulin, SopranoEmily Eng, ViolinSara‐Anne Churchill, HarpsichordKerri McGonigle, CelloVanessa Avruskin, ActorArtistic DirectorsKerri McGonigleNicolai TarasovVivaldi Visits ViennaHighlighting the chamber music of theBaroque composer Antonio Vivaldi,including instrumental sonatas and atrilogy of cantatas that follow the lovestory of Elvira and Fileno. Performed onperiod instruments.Saturday, November 12, 20118:00 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue (West of Chester)Tickets: $17 or for three; Student / Senior Tickets: or for threeBuy online at or call us at 416‐629‐371612:30pm Music & TrufflesGoldilocks & the Three Bears2:30pm Main ConcertHaydn, Bartok, BeethovenWalter Hall/25, M&T 416-922-3714x103www.mooredaleconcerts.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011 33

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