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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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Haydn: String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet No.45 in A Op.55No.1; Ligeti: Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano;Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.1 in A.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .• 7:30: TrypTych Productions/Opera byRequest. Hildegard von Bingen and the LivingLight. Linn Maxwell, mezzo. West Hall Theatre,Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 BayviewAve. 416-763-5066. ; (st). Also Oct24(U of T).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492.Free.• 8:00: Musideum. Ron Korb, flute. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Jane Harbury’sDiscoveries. Four emerging artists share the bill.Akim Triebsch, Makayla Lynn, Billy Raffoul andJoseph & The Mercurials. 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. /(adv).Wednesday October 24• 12:00 noon: Princess Margaret Hospital.Music in the Atrium. Zoe Chilco, vocals. 610University Ave. 416-946-4610. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Beverley Bell,soprano; Giles Bryant, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Mark Toews,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: 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. TheDunfield, 77 Dunfield Ave. 416-316-2570. Free.Also Oct 9 (New Horizon Tower).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: TrypTych Productions/Opera byRequest. Hildegard von Bingen and the LivingA. Concerts in the GTA • 8:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band.Light. Linn Maxwell, mezzo. Regis CollegeChapel, University of Toronto, 100 WellesleySt. W. 416-455-2365. ; (st). Also Oct23(Trinity Presbyterian Church on Bayview).• 8:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.Choreographed and composed by H. Shechter.Hofesh Shechter Company. Bluma AppelTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754.–. Also Oct 25, 26, 27(mat and eve),28(mat).• 8:00: Gallery 345. Anna Höstman, piano:Chamber Music. Original compositions. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. Free.• 8:00: Musideum. Talia Wooldridge. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ; (st).• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.Thursday October 25• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Love andTransfiguration. Strauss: Capriccio (Prelude);Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht. Artists of the COCOrchestra. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Trio Estonia. Arvo Leibur, violin; AareTammesalu, cello; Norman Reintamm, piano.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. William O’Meara, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing Our Songs.See Oct 23.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 7:30: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Video Games Live. Orchestralperformance of video game soundtracks.Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. WhatMakes It Great?: Mozart Jupiter Symphony.Rob Kapilow, conductor/host. 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –.• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. gamUT Ensemble Concert.Contemporary music. Nobert Palej, director.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: Trichy Sankaran– Music of South India. Trichy Sankaran, mridangam;Karakudi Subramanian, vina; DesiNarayanan, kanjira. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.See Oct 24.• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. Music and lyrics by RichardO’Brien. Jason Spetter, stage director; ScottPietrangelo, music director; Amanda Nagy, choreographer;and others. Randolph Theatre, 763Bathurst St. 416-978-8849. –. AlsoOct 26, 27, 30, 31(10pm), Nov 1, 2, 3.• 8:00: Musideum. David Krystal, vocalsand guitar. With Gord Sheard, piano; GeorgeKoller, bass. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 8:00: Victoria College Drama Society.Next to Normal. Rock musical about a mother’sbipolar disorder its effects on her family. Musicby T. Kitt; lyrics by B. Yorkey. Jessica Shane,director. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St.W. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/st). Also Oct26, 27.Friday October 26• 7:30: John McDermott and Iona Music.Music in the Key of Giving. Erika Raum, violin;Shauna Rolston, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. . Benefit insupport of McDermott House Canada.• 7:30: Mezrab Ensemble. Sepideh Raissadatand Hamid Motebassem with the MezrabEnsemble: Tour Launch. Classical Persian music.Sepideh Raissadat, voice; Hamid Motebassem,tar/setar; Nagmeh Farahmand, percussion;Mezrab Ensemble. St. Andrew’s Church, 73Simcoe St. 416-922-3620. ; (adv);(st).• 7:30: Sneak Peek Orchestra. Isle of theDead. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d (arr.Stokowski); Liszt: Totentatz “Dance of Death”;Lau: Sneak Peek Fanfare; Rachmaninoff: Isle ofthe Dead. Ricker Choi, piano; Victor Cheng, conductor;guest: William Rowson, conductor. St.Gabriel’s Passionist Church, 670 Sheppard Ave.E. 416-587-0888. ; (st).• 7:30: University Settlement Music andArts School Faculty. Faculty Favourites.Fundraising recital in support of United Way.St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416-598-3444 x243. PWYC, suggesteddonation.• 8:00: Arraymusic/Gallery 345/JackmanHumanities Institute (U of T). Future of Cage:Credo – A tribute to John Cage. Oliveros: SingleStroke Roll Meditation; Magnetic Trails for violinand piano; Blue Heron – in memory of JamesTenney (1934–2006) for piano and bass;Kasemets: Future is Past Now for four musicians;Cage: Five for five musicians. Arraymusic;Pauline Oliveros, accordion and compositions.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-532-3019 or 416-822-9781. . Part of CageConference at U of T Centre for Drama, Theatreand Performance Studies.• 8:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.See Oct 24.Something Old, Something New: CD Launch.Selections include Embraceable You, Over theRainbow, Swanee, Bugler’s Holiday, Fiddle-Faddle and more. Candi McNeil, vocals; JohnEdward Liddle, director. Etobicoke CollegiateAuditorium, 86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke.416-410-1570. ; (sr); (st); free(child).• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. InConcert. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas; and otherworks. 19 Willow St. N., Acton. 905-877-3429.; (st). Also Oct 27.• 8:00: Heliconian Club. Ensemble Vivant.Catherine Wilson, piano; Erica Beston, violin;Sybil Herceg-Shanahan, cello. 35 Hazelton Ave.416-922-3618. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Musideum. Mike Gennaro, percussion.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Valery Gergiev& the Stradivarius Ensemble. Strauss:Metamorphosen; Shostakovich: ChamberSymphony; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Stringsin C. Valery Gergiev, conductor. 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 Welsh Male Voice Choir. InConcert. St. John the Evangelist Church. 903Gifford St.,Whitby. 905-668-7456. .• 8:00: Victoria College Drama Society.Next to Normal. See Oct 25.• 10:00pm: Music at Metropolitan/RoyalCanadian College of Organists. Phantomsof the Organ. Halloween concert, costumesencouraged. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.Saturday October 27• 1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant. Reading fromJack Prelutsky’s children’s book with music.Richman: Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant;Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals. AnnaVertypolokh and Annie Zhou, piano; JackPrelutsky, narrator; Lucas Richman, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –. Also at 3:30.• 2:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.See Oct 24.• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 8:00.• 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus Scholarsand Training Choirs. Stomp – Sing and Dance.Copland: Stomp Your Foot; and other works.Elise Bradley, Carole Anderson and JudithBean, conductors; guests: Bradley Christensen,baritone; Nagata Shachu taiko drummers.St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 GladstoneAve. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st);(under 13).• 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant. See 1:30.• 7:00: DCAT Chorus. For the Love of Music.1000 New Westminster Dr., Vaughan. 905-853-9214. .• 7:30: ArtHouse Festival Series. RossWooldridge and his Tribute to the BennyGoodman Sextet. Guest: Alex Pangman, jazzvocals. St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 1371 ElginSt., Burlington. 905-467-8551. .• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkNight. With Jon Grant, Mark Rolland, JeanHewson, Gerry Strong and vocal group Triangl.Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’s United Church, 30Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. 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Fledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Celebrity Symphony Orchestra. Kilarthe Best. Celebration of 80th birthday of contemporaryand film score composer WojciechKilar. Justyna Steczkowska, voice. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. –.WELCOMES YOUTO OUR2012-2013SEASON!First Concert October 27thwww.exultate.net416-971-9229• 7:30: Exultate Chamber Singers. Fire of theHeart. Lauridsen: Six Fire Madrigals; Debussy:Trois Chansons; Monteverdi: two madrigals;and other works. Karen Grylls, conductor. St.Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. Weber.Krešimir Špicer, tenor (Max); Vasil Garvanliev,baritone (Kaspar); Meghan Lindsay, soprano(Agathe); Curtis Sullivan, baritone (Samiel);Olivier LaQuerre, bass-baritone (Kuno); andothers; Tafelmusik Orchestra, David Fallis,music director; Marshall Pynkoski, stagedirector. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. and up. Also Oct 28(mat), 30,31; Nov 2, 3.• 7:30: Orpheus Choir. Requiem for Peace.Nickel: Requiem for Peace. Orpheus ChamberEnsemble, Robert Cooper, director; guest:MacMillan Singers, Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor.Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Saba Music Series. Persian ClassicalMusic. North York Public Library, 5120 YongeSt. 647-400-1729. ; (st).• 8:00: Amadeus Choir. RachmaninoffVespers. Rachmaninoff: Vespers. Lydia Adams,conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist, 1585Yonge St. 416-466-0188. ; (sr);(under 30); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert chatwith Sterling Beckwith.• 8:00: BNP Productions. Broadway Binge.Sheila Brand, vocals; Franklin Penny, trumpet;Sophisticated Swing, 17-piece big band; guest:David Warrack, piano. Burlington PerformanceArts Centre, 440 Locust St. 905-681-2551.; (sr/st).• 8:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.See Oct 24.• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. InConcert. See Oct 26.• 7:30: Harmony Singers. SwingalongSingalong. Songs featured include Puttin’ OnThe Ritz, Tweedlee Dee, Never Never Land,Internet Boogie and a Frank Sinatra singalong.Guests: Lindy Hop Revolution; Sol Express. St.John’s Presbyterian Church, 415 BroadviewAve. 416-408-2689 x26. /(adv);(under 12). Charity Concert for L’Arche.Kitagawa, bass; Dion Parson, drums. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Gala Concert.Mozart: Divertimento K136; Haydn: CelloConcerto in C; Paganini: Moses Variations• 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Brahms’ on One String; Arutunian: Sinfonietta;Mighty Fourth. Opening Night Fundraising Gala. Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite. NarekWagner: Die Meistersinger von Nüremberg Hakhnazaryan, cello; Nurhan Arman, conductor.(Prelude to Act 1); Mendelssohn: Concerto for George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre forViolin and Orchestra Op.64; Brahms: Symphony the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708. ;No.4. Joelle Kee, violin; Kristian Alexander, conductor;(sr); (st).Alexa Petrenko, host. Flato Markham • 8:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. Burke and Hare. See Oct 9. Also 2:00.905-305-7469. ; $18(sr/st). For gala information,• 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. We Startedsee listings section D, “The ETCeteras,” a Band. Works by Brophy, Floisand, Guechtal,under Galas & Fundraisers.Pearce, Ryan and Thornborrow. Heliconian• 8:00: Music Gallery/University of Toronto. Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-829-4213.Lecture on the Weather: John Cage in Canada. /(adv).Works by Cage, Kasemets and others. Luis • 8:00: Victoria College Drama Society.Frangella, filmmaker; Maryanne Amacher, Next to Normal. See Oct 25.recordings. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. . Part of Cage ConferenceSunday October 28at U of T Centre for Drama, Theatre and • 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Performance Studies.Truffles: New Orford String Quartet. Hour-long• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz Series: interactive concert for ages 6–15; includesDevoted WholeNote_TrioEstonia2 to Dizzy: Jon Faddis Quartet. 9/14/12 Jon 11:16 excerpts AM from Page 3:15 concert. 1 Walter Hall,Faddis, trumpet; David Hazeltine, piano; Kiyoshi Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.cathedral bluffs symphony orchestrapresentsTrioEstoniaARVO LEIBUR violin . AARE TAMMESALU celloNORMAN REINTAMM pianoWorks by Beethoven, Pärt, Raid and Piazzolla1 FRIDAY October 26, 2012 . 7:30 pmGuelph Youth Music Centre75 Cardigan Street, Guelph2 SATURDAY October 27, 2012 . 8 pmSt. Timothy’s Anglican Church4125 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough3 SUNDAY October 28, 2012 . 3 pmCentral Presbyterian Church165 Charlton Ave. West, Hamilton Admission at the doorwww.cathedralbluffs.comOctober 1 – November 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 49

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