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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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A Welsh Christmas:

A Welsh Christmas: Seasonal Favourites. AmyBourdon, soprano; William Woloschuk, director.Kingsview United Church, 505 AdelaideAve. E., Oshawa. 416-410-2254 or 1-877-410-2254. .• 8:00: Arraymusic. Improvisations and Alternatives.Kasemets: Future is Past is Nowis; Southam: Networks; Arnold: Tam Lin; andother works. Array Ensemble; guests: LydiaMunchinsky, cello; Rebecca Van Der Post, violin;Colleen Cook, clarinet; Rick Sacks, vibraphone;and others. Music Gallery, 197 John St.416-204-1080 or 416-532-3019. ; (sr/st). 7:15: Pre-concert talk.• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. The Songbook6. See Nov 18.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Jeff Madden: CabaretDebut. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Hairspray.See Nov 18.• 8:00: Nagata Shachu, Japanese TaikoGroup. “HANA” DVD Launch. See Nov 18.• 8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Musical Splendour. Mahler: Ruckert Lieder;Beethoven: Violin Concerto. Guests: CatherineManoukian, violin; Wendy Hatla-Foley, mezzo.Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ; (sr); (st/child). AlsoNov 20(mat).• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Signature Series:Last Night at the Proms. See Nov 18.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Bluebird North:Where Songwriters Sing and Tell. Wendy Lands,singer-songwriter; Bill Colgate, roots and rocksinger-songwriter. Conservatory Theatre, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LangLang Plays Beethoven 5. Bright Sheng: TibetanSwing (Canadian premiere); Beethoven: SymphonyNo.7; Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor.”Lang Lang, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –$179.• 8:00: York Symphony. Nationalistic Pride.Sibelius: Finlandia; Smetana: The Moldau; Barber:Violin Concerto; Saint-Saëns: SymphonyNo.3 “Organ.” Guest: David Lakirovich, violin.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora.416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st).A. Concerts in the GTASunday November 20• 2:00: Alexander Singers and Players. It’sa Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. See Nov 10.• 2:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. PaulNeufeld’s Sunday Jazz Sessions. Paul Neufeld,piano, with special guest. 22 Church St., Aurora.905-713-1818. .• 2:00: Marquee Productions. Aladdin. SeeNov 16.• 2:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Hairspray.See Nov 18.• 2:00: Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Nov 2.• 2:00: Nagata Shachu, Japanese TaikoGroup. “HANA” DVD Launch. See Nov 18.• 2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. MusicalSplendour. See Nov 19.• 2:00 and 7:30: Dancap Productions. TheAddams Family Musical. See Nov 16.• 3:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.Handel. Georgetown Baroque Choir; Ron Greidanus,harpsichord and director. St. James AnglicanChurch, 6025 Old Church Rd., Caledon.905-584-9635. ; (st).• 3:00: Koffler Chamber Orchestra. Chagall’sMusical World. Works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky,Schnittke and others. Martin van deVen, clarinet; Semyon Pertsovsky, violin; AndrewBurashko, piano; Jacques Israelievitch,music director. Art Gallery of Ontario, WalkerCourt, 317 Dundas St. W. 416-638-1881x4228. Free with admission to the AGO.• 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Tracesof a Silent Landscape. Beethoven: Quartet in fOp.95 “Serioso”; Rival: Traces of a Silent Landscape(premiere); Mendelssohn: Quartet in aOp.13. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 WindermereAve. 416-769-0952. ; (sr/st).• 3:30: David Lidov. Recital Number Six.Works by Lidov, Westcott, Beethoven, Biederbeckeand Brother Montgomery. David Lidov,William Westcott, piano; Annex String Quartet.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st).on period instrumentsTraces of aSilent LandscapeLudwig van BeethovenRobert Rival (premiere)Felix MendelssohnSunday, Nov 20, 3:00• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Bloor Street United Church. Haydnand Hovhaness: Celebrating the Centenary ofHovhaness’ Birth. Haydn: Third Mass “Nelson”;Hovhaness: Thirtieth Ode of Solomon “Fill YeWaters.” Choir and soloists of BSUC, with orchestra;Jennifer Taverner, soprano; MichelleSimmons, mezzo; Damien Villeneuve, tenor; DavidPassmore, director. 300 Bloor St. W. 416-924-7439 . ; (sr/st/unwaged).• 7:30: Capella Intima. Venice and Beyond.Sacred and secular music by Merula, Sances,Grandi and Milanuzzi. Bud Roach, tenor andbaroque guitar; Cory Knight, tenor; David Roth,baritone; Sara-Anne Churchill, organ and harpsichord;Justin Haynes, gamba. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 905-517-3594. ; (sr);(st/arts worker).• 7:30: Jazz Performance and EducationCentre. Lionel Loueke Trio. Lionel Loueke, guitarand voice; Massimo Biolcati, bass; FerencNemeth, drums. Opening act: Darren SigesmundStrands Sextet. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 1-855-985-5000. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Guest: MichaelBurritt, percussion. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492.Free.• 7:30: York Symphony. Nationalistic Pride.Sibelius: Finlandia; Smetana: The Moldau; Barber:Violin Concerto; Saint-Saëns: SymphonyNo.3 “Organ.” Guest: David Lakirovich, violin.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8811. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Markham Theatre. International GuitarNight: The Best in World Guitar. Brian Gore,Adrian Legg, Lulo Reinhardt and Marco Pereira,guitars. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. –.Tuesday November 22• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. PianoVirtuoso Series: Atmospheres. Chopin: BalladeNo.1; Brahms: Six Pieces for Piano Op.118(excerpts); Scriabin: Sonata No.5. Ricker Choi,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U ChamberStrings. Jacques Israelievitch, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. WilliamMaddox, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. The AddamsFamily Musical. See Nov 16.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Concert and Chamber Choirs.Liszt: Missa Chorali; Bach: Wachet auf, ruftuns die Stimme BWV140(excerpts); works byHaydn, Pearsall, Schumann and others. LisetteCanton, director; Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (st).Wednesday November 23• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: In the Shadow of the Volcano.Traditional music of southern Italy, includingthe villanelle, tarantella, fronna andtammurriata. Vesuvius Ensemble; FrancescoPellegrino, tenor. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonhour Organ Recitals. Stephen Boda, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 2:00 and 7:30: Dancap Productions. TheAddams Family Musical. See Nov 16.• 6:30: Toronto Public Library. Orchardviewers:An Evening of Jazz. Ori Dagan, vocals;Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Peter Telford, bass. 40Orchard View Blvd., Room 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:00: Opera by Request. Saint of BleeckerStreet. Menotti. Canadian premiere. DeenaNicklefork, soprano (Annina); Avery Krisman,tenor (Michele); Monica Zerbe, mezzo (Desideria);Tammy Short, soprano (Carmela); MarieFranceschini, soprano (Maria Corona); andothers; University of Toronto ScarboroughConcert Choir; Ensemble Tryptych ChamberChoir; William Shookhoff, piano and music director;Lenard Whiting, choral director/conductor.Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, UTSC, 1265Military Trail, Scarborough. 416-455-2365./(adv); (UTSC st). Also Nov 26(differentvenue).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Vocal Jazz Ensemble & 11 O’clock JazzOrchestra. Christine Duncan, Jim Lewis, directors.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. 1 O’clock Big Band. Jazz and swing ensembleof non-jazz majors. John Jasavala, director.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Mauro Bertoli. Works by Paradisi, Clementi,Martucci, Brahms, Granados and others. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BranfordMarsalis, saxophone. Bernstein: Overtureto Candide; Glazunov: Concerto for Alto Saxophoneand String Orchestra; Schulhoff: HotSonate for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (arr.Bennett); Dvořák: Symphony No.9 “From theNew World.” Guest: Andrey Boreyko, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or 416-593-0688(Chinese). –5. Also Nov. 24.Thursday November 24• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Andrew Ascenzo, cello. 1570 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Thursdays at Noon: Double-DoubleReed. Music for oboes and bassoons.Beethoven: Là Ci Darem la Mano Variations;Traditional (arr. H. Skelton): Eight BaroqueClassics. Featuring U of T wind faculty: KeithAtkinson, Richard Dorsey, Sarah Jeffrey, ClareScholtz, Fraser Jackson and others. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Sarah Svendsen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. R&B Ensemble. Mike Cadó, director.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 2:00: Toronto Public Library.38 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

Orchardviewers: Classic Music Performance.Kerri McGoningle, cello. 40 Orchard ViewBlvd., Room 224. 416-393-7619. Free.• 7:00: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.Haydn: Piano Trio in C; Bloch: Three Nocturnes;Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Op.44. CatherineSulem, John Bailey and John Soloninka,violin; Dorothy Pellerin, viola; Shelly Wu andSusan Naccache, cello; Judy Lee, piano. BelmontHouse, 55 Belmont St. 416-964-9231.Free.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. The AddamsFamily Musical. See Nov 16.• 7:30: Marquee Productions. Aladdin.Music by Menken, lyrics by Ashman and Rice.Vaughan City Playhouse, 1000 New WestminsterDr., Vaughan. 905-882-7469. ;.50 (sr/under 12). Also Nov 25 and 26.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:Véronique Mathieu, violin. Works by Donatoni,Dufour-Laperrière and Boulez. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. 10 O’clock Jazz Orchestra. K. Mac-Donald: Family Suite. Terry Promane, director;guest: Kirk MacDonald, saxophone. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Symphony Orchestra. Worksby Mozart, Rossini, Hindemith and Wagner.Jacques Israelievitch, director. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(st).• 8:00: Adam Sherkin. Fallen Realm. Musicfor solo piano. Brahms: Intermezzi Op.118Nos.1–2; Rihm: Klavierstucke 5 and 7; Mozart:Sonata in B-flat K333; Froberger: Tombeau;Sherkin: Amadeus A.D.; and other works.Adam Sherkin, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; (st).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Enoch Arden. R. Strauss.Mauro Bertoli, piano; Kevin White, voice. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Hairspray.See Nov 18.• 8:00: Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.Joseph and the Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. Webber and Rice. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt. 905-787-8811. –. Also Nov 25-27.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BranfordMarsalis, saxophone. See Nov. 23.Friday November 25• 2:00: Markham Theatre. Yamato: TheDrummers of Japan – Gamashura: The Beatof Courage. Japanese taiko group. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469 or1-866-768-8801. (price for this performanceonly).• 7:00: Aurora Performing Arts Group. AChristmas Carol, the Broadway Musical. Musicby Menken and lyrics by Ahrens. NewmarketTheatre, 505 Pickering Crescent, Newmarket.905-953-5122. ; (sr/st). Also Nov26(mat, eve), 27(mat).• 7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The Wizardof Oz. Book by Baum, adapted by Wright& Hune-Brown. Elicia MacKenzie (Dorothy);Yves Pedneault (Tin Man); Steve Ross (CowardlyLion); Kyle Blair (Scarecrow); Ross Petty(Wicked Witch of the West); and others; TraceyFlye, director and choreography; Steve Thomas,music director. Elgin Theatre, 189 YongeSt. 1-855-599-9090. –; (12 andunder). Extended run to Jan 6, 2012; Novdates: 25–27; 29, 30; Dec dates this issue:1–4; 6, 7. Evening performances, Tues–Satat 7pm except Dec 4 at 6pm; matinees, Sat/Sun at 2pm except Dec 4 at 1pm; Wed Dec 7 at12:00 noon. Nov 26, 27, Dec 3, 6 SOLD OUT.• 7:30: Alliance Français de Toronto. MauriceRavel, Omar Daniel: One Century, OneOcean. Works by Ravel and Daniel. OlivierChauzu, piano. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014.; free(under 12).• 7:30: Dancap Productions. The AddamsFamily Musical. See Nov 16.• 7:30: Marquee Productions. Aladdin. SeeNov 24.• 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. BachFest 1:Christmas Oratorio, Parts 1–3. MetropolitanBach Choir; orchestra and soloists; Lesley Bouza,soprano; Christina Stelmakovich, mezzo;Charles Davidson, tenor; James Baldwin, baritone.Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26 or 51. .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Ensemble. Jeffrey McFadden,director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Gospel Choir. Works by Smallwood,Walker, Dillard and Draper. Lisa Toussaint;rhythm section led by Corey Butler. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, 112 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888.; (st). Also Nov 26.• 7:30 and 9:30: Gallery Players of Niagara.Eybler Quartet: Haydn Double-Header. Haydn:November 1 – December 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 39

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