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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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Vlada Mars. Original music inspired by Glass,Nyman and Tiersen. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Gallery Fontana Swing. The Pictureof Happiness. Play featuring songs by Friedman,Yeston, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mercer andMancini, J.R. Brown, Legrand and others. BradHampton, singer-actor; Patti Loach, piano; RaeEllen Bodie, stage director. Unit 102B, 245Carlaw Ave. 416-699-8353. ; (sr/st).Also Oct 20.I FURIOSI kicks offthe season with a nod to allwe have lost—people, time,places and thingswith David Roth, baritone,Michael Jarvis, harpsichordFriday, Oct 19, 8:00 pmSt David's Anglican Church49 Donlands Avenue• 8:00: I Furiosi. Losers. Guests: David Roth,baritone; Michael Jarvis, harpsichord. St.David’s Anglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave.416-465-4940. ; (sr/st/underemployed).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. –. Also Oct 20, 21, 26–28, 30,31; Nov 1–3; start times vary.• 8:00: Rezonance. Liftoff! Written improvisationsby Byrd, Corelli, Biber, Schmeltzer,Dall’abaco and others. Rezan Onen-Lapointe;Alex Pilon, cello; Dave Podgorski, harpsichord.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Béla Fleck,banjo, and the Marcus Roberts Trio. BluegrassTHETUDORSOct. 19 & 20 at 8 pmTrinity-St. Paul’s Centre427 Bloor St. West416-964-6337www.torontoconsort.orgA. Concerts in the GTAand jazz. 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 Consort. The Tudors. Worksfrom the English Renaissance. Tallis: Spem inalium; and other works. Guest: Tallis Choir.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. –; $18–(sr). Also Oct 20.• 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. GeorgeHeldt, organ. St. James United Church, 400Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. 905-890-8648or 905-824-4667. ; free(under 10).• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Carlos del Junco andthe Blues Mongrels. Carlos del Junco, harmonica;Eric St. Laurent, guitars; Henry Heillig, bass;Jorn Andersen, drums. 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. .50/(adv).•10:00 Uma Nota Festival Of TropicalExpressions. World Electro. Stereo Maracana,Dos Mundos DJs, DJ Valeo, Manifesto MCs. ElMocambo, 464 Spadina Ave. 416-777-1777.-20.Saturday October 20• 2:00: Organ Committee of Walmer RoadBaptist Church. Autumn Organ Recital.Classical and contemporary works. Imre Olah,organ; Iris Krizmanic, cello. 188 Lowther Ave.416-964-1121. Freewill offering.• 2:00: Regent Park Arts and CulturalCentre. Space is the Place. Community celebrationof music and dance. Featuring Hymn toUniverse, a dance work by B. Coleman. Sun RaArkestra; students from Regent Park Schoolof Music; Bill Coleman, choreographer. 585Dundas St. E. 416-703-5479. Free; communitygathering to follow.• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 8:00.• 6:00: York University Department ofMusic. G.I.V.E.: Gospel Inter-Varsity Explosion.Works by Franklin, Pace and Kee. Guests:For the Masters. Gospel choirs from YorkUniversity, University of Toronto and varioushighs schools. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. .• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. CentennialConcert Series: Choirs of Grace Church on-the-Hill in concert. Vivaldi: Gloria; Mozart: Te Deum;Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine; Whitacre:Alleluia. Stephen Fraser, director; StephenFrketic, organ. 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Korean Canadian SymphonyOrchestra. 25th Anniversary Gala Concert.Mozart: Andante in C K315; Rondo in D K184;Chopin: Piano Concerto in f Op.21 (first movement);Grieg: Piano Concerto in a Op.16 (firstmovement); Beethoven: Symphony No.7 inA Op.92. Sylvia Kim, flute; Jason Lee, piano;Donna Lee, piano; Richard Lee, director. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-456-3513. ;(st).• 7:30: Laurence Tan Presents. Butterfly upHigh: An Evening of Song with Laurence Tanand Friends. Laurence Tan and Ray Hanson,vocals; Dorothy Stone, soprano; MichaelBerkovsky, piano; Sho Omagari and MattPickart, violin; Matt Kolodzieki, cello; andothers; Pierre Tetrault, director. Betty OliphantTheatre, 400 Jarvis St. 416-978-8849. .• 7:30: Naria. In Concert. Female classicalcrossover vocal group. Katya Tchoubar, AnnaBateman, Michelle Danese, Annaliese Jelilian,vocals; guests: Oleksandra Fedyshyn, violin;Daniel Picillo, drums. Armour HeightsPresbyterian Church, 105 Wilson Ave. 416-723-2143. .• 7:30: Opera Belcanto. An Evening forOpera Lovers. Stanislas Vitort, tenor; GayanéMangassarian, Luiza Zhuleva, sopranos; withchorus and orchestra. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. -.• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Wind Symphony. Stamp: AubreyFanfare; Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat;Milhaud: Suite Française; Coakley: Lyric Essay;Cable: Newfoundland Rhapsody. MatthewRoss, trumpet; Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest/Patio Records. 2ndAnnual Healing Garden Music Festival Benefitconcert. Irene Kelly with Scott Neubert; TheLaws; Don Reed; John Prince and the End ofthe Road. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. ; (adv).• 8:00: Arraymusic. The Poets. A mix ofwords and music by poets and members ofArraymusic. Fides Krucker, mezzo; PhoebeTsang, violin; Lydia Munchinsky, cello; StephenClarke, piano; Nilan Perera, guitar; RickSacks, percussion. First Floor Cabaret, LowerOssington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 416-532-3019. .• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. David Bisbal. Flamenco influencedpopular music. Massey Hall, 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. –0.• 8:00: Gallery Fontana Swing. The Pictureof Happiness. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: Jean-FrançoisLaporte, Man Made Hill and Pon de Replayand Colin Fisher. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Jane Bunnett,soprano saxophone, with special guest ChuchoValdés, piano. 30th anniversary celebration ofBunnett’s Cuban collaborations; with Iyà Iré,Afro-Cuban drum and dance ensemble. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.• 8:00: Toronto Consort. The Tudors. SeeOct 19.• 8:00: Toronto International FlamencoFestival. Vamos al Tiroteo. Rafaela Carrasco,choreography; Ilse Gudiño, dancer; CarmenRomero, dancer; Scott Metcalfe, jazz piano.Sony Centre, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. and up.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Maxim Vengerov. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto;Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. MaximVengerov, violin/conductor; Shalom Bard, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –9.•10:00 Uma Nota Festival Of TropicalExpressions. World Funk. Sound One, MarAlberto Sound System, DJs General Electric andJers Nazdaq. The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St.W. 416-826-3330. -20.• 11:00pm: Lower Ossington Theatre. TheRocky Horror Show. See Oct 19.46 thewholenote.com October 1 – November 7, 2012

Sunday October 21• 10:15am: St. John’s United Church.World Music at St. John’s United Church: AnneLindsay, violin. 2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224.Freewill offering.• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall/Royal Canadian MilitaryInstitute. 23rd Annual Massed Military BandSpectacle: Monuments and Gems. Marchesand popular songs performed by members ofToronto’s Navy, Air Force and Army unit bands.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 2:00: Markham Concert Band. OctoberPops. Show tunes, marches and jazz standards.Doug Manning, conductor; guest: SolveigBarber, vocals. Flato Markham Theatre, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469.; (sr/st).• 2:00: Musideum. Bartosz Hadala, jazz piano,with Rupert Wates, singer-songwriter. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 2:00: Richmond Hill Centennial Pipe Band.Memories of Scotland: An Afternoon of ScottishDelight! Pipe and drum music, Highland dance,Celtic singing, Scottish country dance and fiddlemusic. Richmond Hill Centennial Pipe Band;Celtic singing group Claidhmor; the CaledonianDancers; Breck School of Highland Dance;Alanna Jenish and Philip Provencher, fiddle.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. . Fundraiser to develop a Youth PipeBand initiative.• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.Church, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767-6122.Suggested donation: ; (family).• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: A Choral Collage.Brahms: Four Songs for Two Horns and Harp;Schubert: Ellens zweiter Gesang (arr. Brahms).U of T Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus andWomen’s Chamber Choir; David Holler, AnaAlvarez and Hilary Apfelstadt, conductors.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(st).• 3:00: Green Door. A Gershwin Celebration.Vocal and piano music by Gershwin brothers,including Lady Be Good, A Foggy Day, I GotRhythm and selections from Porgy & Bess.Robert Missen, tenor; Melody McShane, piano.Rosedale United Church, 159 RoxboroughDr. 905-632-6047. suggested donation.Proceeds to benefit Cushing’s SyndromeResearch.• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Rites ofPassage. Lorenzo-Fernández: Batuque; Franck:Rédemption: Morceau symphonique; Estacio:Light Eternal; Tchaikovsky: Piano ConcertoNo.1 in b-flat. Danielle Lisboa, conductor; guest:Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr);(under 18). 2:15: Pre-concert talk.Taverner and Britten. Elmer Iseler Singers,Lydia Adams, conductor; guest: Shawn Grenke,organ. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. -; -(sr); -(st).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VII: Expanding Circuits: From Carthageto Rome: John Kameel Farah with Matt Miller/Laptopolist. North African and Middle Easterninspired music. John Kameel Farah, piano/synthesizer. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Musideum. Sarah Jerrom, jazz vocals.Amanda Tosoff, piano; Rob McBride, bass. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 11:00pm: Lower Ossington Theatre. TheRocky Horror Show. See Oct 19.Monday October 22• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Indian Raga and Tala Workshop. TrichySankaran, mridangam; Karakudi Subramanian,vina. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.• 8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Finding Voice. Butterfield: Music for Klein andBeuys; Korndorf: Canzone Triste; L.C. Smith:Brush Line; Voorvelt: Petit Air II/Friedrich’sTagebuch; The Laidlaw Foundation. MarionNewman, mezzo; Christopher Mayell, tenor;Sanya Eng, harp; Rob MacDonald, guitar; AdrianGross, mandolin; Paul Rogers, bass. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 416-924-4945. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Dorjee Tsering, Tibetiansinger and folk musician. 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. .• 8:30: Jazz.FM91/Hugh’s Room. CabaretSeries: Halie Loren, jazz vocals. Hugh’sRoom, 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./(adv).Tuesday October 23• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Pura Vida. Eliana Cuevas,vocals; Jeremy Ledbetter, piano; Luis Orebgoso,percussion. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,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 classical voiceprogram students in the studios of CatherineRobbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer and KarenRymal. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Walker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Musicians in Ordinary. Suitable forthe Chapels or Chambers of Princes. Sacredlove songs of the early baroque, including worksby Monteverdi, Grandi and Leonarda. HallieFishel, soprano; John Edwards, theorbo; guests:Christopher Verrette and Patricia Ahern, baroqueviolins; Philip Fournier, chamber organ.Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael’s College,University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary St. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. MazzoleniMasters Series: Musicians from Marlboro.• 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. The Lyreof Orpheus: music in the life and work ofRobertson Davies. Miriam Khalil, soprano;Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Geoffrey Sirett, baritone;Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata, piano.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-735-7982. ; (st). Afternoontea at intermission.• 2:30: Southern Ontario Chapter of theHymn Society. Looking Back, Looking Ahead:100 Years of Witness. Hymn festival featuringhymns for congregation, choir, organ andbrass. Venabrass brass ensemble; HumbercrestChancel Choir; Fred Graham, organ. MelvinJ. Hurst, music director. Humbercrest United• 3:00: St. Anne’s Anglican Church/PaxChristi Chorale. Mirabilia: A Miracle onGladstone Avenue. Bach: Cantata 80; Cantata147. Pax Christi Chorale, with orchestra; ArielHarwood-Jones, soprano; Catherine Carew,mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; Peter McGillivray,baritone; St. Anne’s Choir; Daniel Norman, conductor.St. Anne’s Church, 270 Gladstone Ave.416-786-2509. ; (sr); (st); (under12). 2:15: Pre-concert chat. Part of festivalcelebrating the 150th anniversary of St. Anne’sAnglican Church.• 3:00: Vesnivka Choir. A Tribute to MartaKrawciw-Barabash. Works by Lawryshyn andothers. Orion Men’s Choir and Toronto UkranianMale Chamber Choir; guests: Roman Borys,cello; Antonina Ermolenko, soprano; AlyssaMichalsky, harp; and others. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-818-3164. ;(sr/st).• 4:00: All Saints’ Kingsway AnglicanChurch. A British Affair. Parry: I was Glad;Jerusalem; Holst: Psalm 148; Handel: Zadok thePriest; also works by Purcell, Tippett, Willcocks,October 1 – November 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 47

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