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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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Boys. Kaleidoscope

Boys. Kaleidoscope Recorder Consort. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231 or 416-536-8649. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:30: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.Haydn: “London” Trio; Longo: Suite Op.69;Mendelssohn: Scherzo; Fauré: Elegie; Telemann:Tafelmusik – Quartet in d (from Vol. 3). HennekeCats and Mor Shargall, flute; Larkin Hinder, bassoon;Tom Phillips, cello; Meri Gec, piano. NewHorizons Tower, 1140 Bloor St. W. 416-316-2570. Free. Also Oct 24 (The Dunfield).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492.Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Nora-Louise Muller:Lecture and Recital on the Bohlen-PierceClarinet. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (st). See listings section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Lectures & Symposia.• 8:00: Musideum. Vandana Vishwas, Indianclassical vocalist. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trialof Burke and Hare. Words and music by J.Aragon. Musical about two Irish serial killersin 19th century Scotland who sell their victimsto anatomy schools. Evan Buliung (WilliamBurke); Eddie Glen (William Hare); Jan AlexandraSmith (Margaret Hare); Trish Lindström (HelenA. Concerts in the GTAMcDougal); David Keeley (Dr. Robert Knox); JeffIrving (Thomas Wharton); and others; JasonJestadt, music director; Adam Brazier,stagedirector. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St.416-872-1212. –. Also Oct 10 (preview),11 (press opening), 12 (opens), 13, 14,16–21, 23–28; start times vary.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. SomeEnchanted Evening: The Music of Rodgers andHammerstein. Songs from The Sound of Music,The King and I, Oklahoma, Carousel and SouthPacific. Ashley Brown, soprano; Aaron Lazar,tenor; Jonathan Estabrooks, baritone; OrpheusChoir of Toronto; U of T MacMillan Singers;Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –0. AlsoOct 10(eve and mat).Wednesday October 10• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Debbie Fingas,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Thomas Fitches,organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 8:00.• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. SomeEnchanted Evening: The Music of Rodgers andHammerstein. Also at 8:00; see Oct 9.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 7:30: P.O.I.N.T./Yorkminister Park BaptistChurch Choir. The Lullabies of Broadway.Works by Porter, Gershwin, Ellington, Rodgers,Weill, Sondheim and others. Gene DiNovi, piano;Dave Young, bass. Cameron Hall, YorkministerPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-489-8733. . Church fundraiser.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. La Cageaux Folles. Music by J. Herman; book byH. Fierstein. George Hamilton (Georges);Christopher Sieber (Albin); and others. RoyalAlexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. –0. Runs to Nov 18; start timesvary.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Del Barber. Singer-songwriter.The Rivoli, 332 Queen St. W. 416-872-4255..50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Beauty of Life: JoelGarten, piano. Solo improvisations inspiredby experimental classical music and avantjazz.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Ozere, chamber folk group.Jessica Deutsch, violin; Adrian Gross, mandolinand guitar; Lydia Muchinsky, cello; CharlesJames, bass; Emily Rockarts, vocals. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. SomeEnchanted Evening: The Music of Rodgers andHammerstein. Also 2:00; see Oct 9.Thursday October 11• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Highlights from Die Fledermaus.Young artists of the COC Ensemble Studio.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday Series: Music for Thanksgiving.Half-hour recital showcasing the church’s newPhoenix organ. Arthur Wenk, organ. 40 UnderhillDr. 416-447-6846. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Joy Lee, violin; Paul Jessen, organ andpiano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Women on theVerge. Mozart: Als Luise die briefe K520; Liszt:Die Loreley; Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade;Duparc: Romance de Mignon, Au pays ou se faitla guerre; L. Larsen: Try me Good King – TheLast Words of the Wives of Henry VIII. ElizabethMacDonald, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Kathleen Long, cello. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series: BerlinPhilharmonic Quartet. Mozart: String QuartetK499 “Hoffmesiter”; Lutoslawski: StringQuartet; Beethoven: String Quartet Op.74“Harp.” Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -; (st; accompanying adulthalf price); Pay-your-age (ages 18–35, plus facility and handling fees).• 8:00: Soundstreams. Celebrate withSoundstreams! 30th Anniversary OpeningConcert. Reich: Mallet Quartet; Shi: TheMountain Spirit (world premiere); Llugdar: Sentirde cacerolas rev (world premiere); Pärt: Orient& Occident; Schafer: The Love that Movesthe Universe (Ontario premiere). Gryphon Trio;Shannon Mercer, soprano; Russell Hartenberger,percussion; NEXUS; Virtuoso String Orchestra;and others; David Fallis and Joaquin Valdepeñas,conductors. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. . Pre- and post-concert performanceof world premiere by O. Daniel.• 8:00: Tafelmusik/Vesuvius Ensemble. BellaNapoli. Country songs, arias and street songsfrom baroque Naples. Francesco Pellegrino,tenor/chitarra battente; Marco Cera, baroqueguitar/madolino/ciaramella; Lucas Harris, baroqueguitar/theorbo; Ben Grossman, baroqueguitar/saz/percussion; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337.–; –(sr); –(under 35).Also Oct 12, 13, 14(mat).• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.Friday October 12• 6:00 to 11:00: Global Cabaret Festival.Fifth Anniversary Weekend. 6:00: Oliver! ACabaret; 7:15: Patricia O’Callaghan’s Heartof the Song; Jean Stilwell & Patti Loach:What Was I Saying?; 7:45: Brent Carver;9:00: Antônio Carlos Jobim Songbook; JudithLander; 10:15: Leonard Cohen Songbook;ProArteDanza’s Fellini Cabaret. Young Centrefor the Performing Arts, 50 Tank HouseLane, Distillery District. 416-866-8666./(adv); (festival day pass); 842 thewholenote.com October 1 – November 7, 2012

(full festival pass). Festival runs Oct 12 to 14.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts/Easter Seals. My Dream. Over 100 visually-and hearing-impaired musicians, singersand dancers showcasing Chinese customs,other Eastern cultures and Latin rhythms. ChinaDisabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe. SonyCentre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E.1-855-872-7669. –8.• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Wind Ensemble. Husa: SmetanaFanfare; Holst: First Suite in E-flat; Weill: Suitefrom the Three Penny Opera; Charke: Fallingfrom Cloudless Skies. Gillian MacKay, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. TheJerusalem Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet inB-flat Op.18 No.6; Bartók: String Quartet No.3;Borodin: String Quartet No.2 in D. 171 TownCentre Blvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-880.–.• 8:00: Friends of Robi/Jazz FM91. RobiBotos and Friends. Robi Botos, piano; BranfordMarsalis, saxophone; Robert Hurst, bass; Jeff“Tain” Watts, drums. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. –; 0(VIP).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Youkali: Donna Linklater,soprano, and Tania Gill, piano, Perform KurtWeill. Nanna’s Lied; Seeräuber-Jenny; Je net’aime pas; What Good Would the Moon be?;A Stranger Here Myself; and other works. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-899-6239 or 416-822-9781. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory/AllianceFrançaise de Toronto. CHANSONGS: MarioChenart and Elizabeth Shepherd, singer-songwriters.Canadian singer-songwriters fromAnglophone and Francophone backgrounds.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 8:00: Tafelmusik/Vesuvius Ensemble. BellaNapoli. See Oct 11.• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 8:00: Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra.The Promise of Youth. Franck: Sextet No.2Op.50 in D; Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Op.20.Mayumi Seiler, violin and leader. RosedaleUnited Church, 159 Roxborough Dr. 416-972-9193. ; (under 30); (st).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Benefit for RonHynes. With Ron Sexmith, Sylvia Tyson,Michael Ondaatje, Nancy White, Paul Mills andothers. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604..50/(adv). Proceeds to aid Ron Hynes’cancer treatment.• 9:30: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: Global BassAvant: Chief Boima, DJ Valeo and Daniel Vila.DJs present a show of cross-cultural fusion.The Gladstone Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W.416-204-1080. /(adv).Saturday October 13• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 8:00.• 2:00 to 10:45: Global Cabaret Festival.Fifth Anniversary Weekend. 2:00: Albert Schultz& Friends: Young at Heart; Jean Stilwell & PattiLoach: What Was I Saying?; 2:15: HeatherBambrick: Broadsway; 3:15: Oliver! A Cabaret;3:45: Michael Hughes: Mickey & Judy; 4:30:Dennis Lee’s Toronto; 5:00: Brent Carver; 6:15:Bohemians in Brooklyn; Barbershop Cabaret;Spoon River Cabaret; 7:30: Leonard CohenSongbook; 8:00: Sophie Milman; A Night at thePopera; 9:15: Elvis Songbook; 9:45: AntônioCarlos Jobim Songbook; ProArteDanza’s FelliniCabaret; Heather Bambrick: Broadsway.Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 TankHouse Lane, Distillery District. 416-866-8666./(adv); (festival day pass); 8(full festival pass). Festival runs Oct 12 to 14.• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 7:30: ArtHouse Festival Series. CelticShores: From Galicia to Brittany. Carlos Núñez,gaita (Galician bagpipes), and his band; guests:Sahra Featherstone, harp; Eleanor McCain,vocals. St. John’s United Church, 262 RandallSt., Oakville. 905-467-8551. .• 7:30: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s.Remembering O.P.: A Tribute to Oscar Peterson.Oliver Jones, piano; Dave Young, bass; NormanMarshall Villeneuve, drums. St. Andrew’sChurch, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231; (st).• 7:30: Naria. In Concert. Female classicalcrossover vocal group. Katya Tchoubar, AnnaBateman, Michelle Danese, Annaliese Jelilian,vocals; guests: Oleksandra Fedyshyn, violin;Daniel Picillo, drums. St. Peter’s Roman CatholicChurch, 100 Bainbridge Ave., Woodbridge. 416-723-2143. .• 7:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church.Mirabilia: A Miracle on Gladstone Avenue – St.Anne’s Vespers. Mozart: Solemn Vespers. St.Anne’s Choir, with orchestra. 270 GladstoneAve. 905-792-7626. Free. Religious service.Part of festival celebrating the 150th anniversaryof St. Anne’s Anglican Church.• 7:30: Tallis Choir. Bach & The Romantics.Bach: Singet dem Herrn; Der Gesit Hilft;Komm Jesu Komm; Lobet den Herrn; alsoworks by Brahms, Bruckner, Rheinbergerand Mendelssohn. Peter Mahon, director. St.Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-598-3269. ; (sr); (st with ID).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Whirlwind of Music. Mendelssohn: ExcerptsOctober 1 – November 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 43

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