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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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from Symphony No.4

from Symphony No.4 “Italian”; KonzertstückNo.1 for Two Clarinets; Vivaldi: Concerto forBassoon in F; Rossini: Overture to William Tell;Beethoven: Excerpts from Symphony No.7.Joaquin Valdepeñas and YaoGuang Zhai, clarinet;Michael Sweeney, bassoon; JoshuaWeilerstein, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –. Also Oct14(mat).• 7:30: Xiao Ping Chorus. 20th AnniversaryCelebration. Opera arias and art songs; varietyof Western and Eastern music. Butterfly LoversConcerto and other works. Xiao Ping Hu, soprano;Arthur Jian-Ping Lai, tenor; Zhen HuaChang, baritone; Xiao Ping Chorus; guest: HuXiao Ping Chorus. George Weston Recital Hall,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-229-1838 or 416-733-4175. –.• 8:00: Canadian Flute Association. RobertDick Composer and Flutist Concert. Works byR. Dick, Karg-Elert and Telemann. Robert Dick,flute. Women’s Art Association Gallery, 23Prince Arthur St. 416-778-7535. . Followsmorning workshop; see listings Section D, “TheETCeteras,” under Workshops.• 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.A Touch of Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky: Waltzfrom Eugene Onegin; excerpts from Mozartiana;Violin Concerto in D; Stravinsky: Divertimentofrom La baiser de la fée. Stanislav Pronin, violin;Judith Yan, conductor. Hammerson Hall, LivingArts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-615-4405 or 905-306-6000. -;.20–.80(sr); (16–26; (15 andunder); (family).• 7:00: Music Gallery. X Avant NewA. Concerts in the GTAMusic Festival VII: Expanding Circuits: BobOstertag and Pierre Hébert – Special Forcesand 5biTscience present The Book of Hours.Collaboration between composer Bob Ostertagand filmmaker Pierre Hébert. Nilan Perera,guitar; Wes Neal, acoustic bass; Jay Hay,saxophone; Mark Segger, drums; Matt Miller,live sampling. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).• 8:00: Scarborough PhilharmonicOrchestra. Trumpets to the Fore! Brahms:Symphony No.4; Dvořák: Slavonic DancesOp.46; Vivaldi: Concerto in C for 2 trumpets;Royer: Fantasy Variations on a Gregorian Chantfor trumpet, flugelhorn and chamber orchestra(premiere). Barton Woomert and StevenWoomert, trumpets; Ronald Royer, conductor;guest: Sheldon Bair, conductor. Salvation ArmyScarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave. E.,Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr);(youth). 7:15: Pre-concert chat.• 8:00: St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts.Joyner’s Dream. Poetry and song written andperformed by Sylvia Tyson accompanied TerryMcKenna, guitar; George Meanwell, cello andmandolin; Don Reid, violin. St. Jude’s Church,160 William St., Oakville. 905-844-3973. .• 8:00: Tafelmusik/Vesuvius Ensemble. BellaNapoli. See Oct 11.• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.• 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Mio Amore.Italian cabaret. Michael Ciufo, tenor; WindmillOrchestra, Joshua Tamayo and RaylinMarcotte, directors; guests Heidi Cyfko; LoraleeMcGuirl; Heather Brissenden; Justin Bacchus;and others. Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd.,Mississauga. 905-338-5702. .• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Benefit for Ron Hynes.With Murray McLauchlan, Kim Stockwood,Royal Wood, Mary Walsh, Terry Kelly, LauraSmith, Barry Canning and others. 2261 DundasSt. W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).Proceeds to aid Ron Hynes’ cancer treatment.Sunday October 14• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 2:00: Chalkers Pub. Robert Horvath andDave Young Classical Piano Quintet. 247 MarleeAve. 416-789-2531. .The Royal Drummers& Dancers of BURUNDISunday October 142pm & 5pmAncient and compelling…Electrifying modern…markhamtheatre.ca2:00: Flato Markham Theatre. RoyalDrummers & Dancers of Burundi. Twenty-pieceAfrican percussion ensemble. 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. -; (st 17 and under). Also at 5:00.• 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. AnnualSchubertiad. Works by Schubert. AllisonAngelo, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; BorisZarankin, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr); (13-25); (under 12).• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. MazzoleniMasters Series: Barry Shiffman and Friends.Pärt: Tabula rasa; Brahms: Piano Quartet No.1in g Op.25. Timothy Ying, violin; Barry Shiffman,viola; Andrés Díaz, cello; Jean Saulnier, piano;Glenn Gould students and alumni. MazzoleniConcert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..• 2:00: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.Roaring 20s to Millennium Madness. Whitacre:Noisy Wheels of Joy; Nestico: Salute toAmerican Jazz; Ebb: Selections from Chicago;Mower: Concerto for Flute and Wind Orchestra;and other works. Camille Watts, flute; CanadianBand Association musicians. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt., Richmond Hill. .65; .52(sr/st).• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 2:00 to 8:15: Global Cabaret Festival. FifthAnniversary Weekend. 2:00: Michael Hughes:Mickey & Judy; Retrocity I-AM-CAN-80-AN;3:15: Jackie & Kim Richardson, A FamilyAffair; A Night at the Popera; 4:30: PatriciaO’Callaghan’s Heart of the Song; RetrocityI-AM-CAN-80-AN; 5:00: Elvis Songbook;Judith Lander; 6:15: Bohemians in Brooklyn;Barbershop Cabaret; Spoon River Cabaret;7:30: Whirl, The Dance Cabaret; Dennis Lee’sToronto. Young Centre for the Performing Arts,50 Tank House Lane, Distillery District. 416-866-8666. /(adv); (festival daypass); 8 (full festival pass). Festival runsOct 12 to 14.• 2:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Opera Tea: Femme Fatale: TheOperettas of Offenbach. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. .• 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Whirlwind of Music. See Oct 13.• 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. TheGolden Age of String Quartets: CD Release.Haydn: Quartet in b Op.33 No.1; Mozart:Quartet in A K464; Beethoven: Quartet in DOp.18 No.3. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. ; (sr/st).• 3:30: Tafelmusik/Vesuvius Ensemble. BellaNapoli. See Oct 11.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. The Botos Brothers: Jozsef Botos, guitar;Louis Botos, bass; Robi Botos, piano; FrankBotos Sr., drums. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke.416-247-5181. Freewill offering.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Bob Brough Quartet. Adrean Farrugia,piano; Artie Roth, bass; Terry Clarke, drums;Bob Brough, saxophone. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcome.5:00: Flato Markham Theatre. RoyalDrummers & Dancers of Burundi. Twenty-pieceAfrican percussion ensemble. 171 Town CentreBlvd. 905-305-7469 or 1-866-768-8801. -; (st 17 and under). Also at 2:00.• 7:00: St. Thomas’s Church. Evensong andDevotions. Choral music by Kelly, Hare andByrd. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323. Freewilloffering. 6:30: Evensong Preludes: baroquerecorder duets with Andrea Budgey and Randall44 thewholenote.com October 1 – November 7, 2012

Rosenfeld. Religious service.• 7:30: Musideum. Julie McGregor, jazzvocals. Live recording featuring Norman Amadio,piano; Duncan Hopkins, bass; guest: LauraFernandez, vocals. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. The Tuning of theWorld. Schafer: Wolf Returns (world premiere);Rea: Icare en émoi … Dédale à cran; Louie: OMagnum Mysterium: In Memoriam Glenn Gould;Xenakis: For the Whales; McPhee: Tabuhtabuhan.Guest: chanting group from R. MurraySchafer’s wilderness project. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(under 30). 7:15: Pre-concert talk.Monday October 15• 8:00: Musideum. One World Trio. WaleedAbdulhamid, bass/lacombay/nogara/kush horn/djembe/vocals; Anwar Khurshid, sitar; BruceCassidy, electronic valve instrument. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.SING! Celebration. Festival fundraiser featuringvocal performances by Michael Burgess,Cadence, Countermeasure, FreePlay Duo, AaronJensen and others. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. ; (adv).Tuesday October 16• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: A Reunion in Song. IleanaMontalbetti, soprano; Peter Barrett and JamesWestman, baritones; Robert Gleedow, bass.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. David Briggs, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492.Free.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Jacques Israelievitch, violin,and Erica Goodman, harp. Works by Leclair,Salzedo, Bloch, Martinon and Saint-Saëns. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/artsworker); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Barry Prophet. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.Wednesday October 17• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Flamenco Fantástico. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Simon Walker,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Thomas Gonder,organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 8:00.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: JP Carter withAndy Haas. Electronically enhanced improvisations.JP Carter, trumpet and electronics;Andy Haas, saxophone. OCAD University, 100McCaul St. 416-204-1080. /(adv);(st).• 7:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church.Mirabilia: A Miracle on Gladstone Avenue –Forgotten Soundscapes of the Group of Seven.Junction Trio (Jamie Thomson, flute; YvannaMycyk, violin; Lucas Tensen, cello); liquid LightProjections by Jason Steidman. 270 GladstoneAve. 416-536-3160. By donation. Part of festivalcelebrating the 150th anniversary of St.Anne’s Anglican Church.• 8:00: Musideum. Marc Meiläinen with AlexMine. Finnish folk fused with aboriginal music.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ;(st).• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Raveland Sibelius. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture;Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Sibelius: SymphonyNo.2. Lisa de la Salle, piano; Douglas Boyd,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –5. Also Oct 18(mat).Thursday October 18• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring performancestudents from the University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Charles Davidson, tenor; Arnold Tirzits,piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Lorne Lofsky Trio. LorneLofsky, guitar; Kieran Overs, bass; BarryRomberg, piano. Martin Family Lounge, 219Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic, Opera Division. Songs of Love andWar. Scenes from the baroque repertoire. KevinMallon, conductor; Tim Albery, stage director.Music Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-0492. Free. Also at 7:30.• 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Music in the Afternoon. Schubert: Sonata inc D958; Sonata in A D959; Sonata in B-flatD960. Paul Lewis, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Raveland Sibelius. See Oct 17.• 6:00 to 11:00: Ken Page Memorial Trust.Kings of Swing: Annual Fundraising Gala. HarryAllen, saxophone; John Allred, trombone; KenPeplowski, clarinet; Rossano Sportiello, piano;Warren Vaché, cornet; Jim Galloway, saxophone;and others. Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd.416-515-0200. 0. Gala ticket includesreception and dinner; see listings section D,“The ETCeteras,” under Galas and Fundraisers.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic, Opera Division. Songs of Love andWar. Scenes from the baroque repertoire. KevinMallon, conductor; Tim Albery, stage director.Music Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-0492. Free. Also at 1:00.• 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: A Mind/BodySplit Pt. 1: Shigeto and Nick Storring. Abstract“Bass Music.” Zach Saginaw, electronics; NickStorring, cello, electronics. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Series:Miloš Karadaglić, guitar. Bach: Partita in c forlute BWV997; Villa-Lobos: Prelude No.1 in eA49; Cardoso: Milonga; Morel: Danza brasilera;Brouwer: Un dìa de noviembtre; and otherworks. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra.In Concert. Ridout: Fall fair; Dvořák: Slavonicdances Op.46, Op.72; Strauss: Horn ConcertoNo.1 Op.11 in E-flat; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.5 in c Op.67. Uri Mayer, conductor. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 647-348-5828. ;(sr); (st).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Cindy Church: SadSongs Make Me Happy – CD Release. With RobPiltch and Steve Briggs, guitars. 2261 DundasSt. W. 416-531-6604. /.50(adv).• 10:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: A Mind/BodySplit Pt. 2: Pursuit Grooves, Elaquent andKaytradamus. Abstract “Bass Music.” TheDrake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. 416-204-1080. /(adv).Friday October 19• 7:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: UndercurrentsLive: Contact and Sandro Perri. Jordan Nobles:Undercurrents; other selections. ContactEnsemble; Sandro Perri, mixing. 197 John St.416-204-1080. /(adv).• 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto.Espaces Nordiques. Cabaret-chanson. Pandoraand Dunstan Topp, voice. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x35. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 7:30: St. Michael’s Choir School. InRemembrance. An evening of sacred music.Jerzy Cichocki, Teri Dunn, Charisssa Bagan,Jakub Martinec, conductors. St. Michael’sCathedral, 67 Bond St. 416-397-6369. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music Student Association Showcase.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. Braithwaite and Whiteley.Original blues songs. Diana Braithwaite, voice;Chris Whiteley, guitar. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:October 1 – November 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 45

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