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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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416-922-3714 x103. . Chocolate truffleincluded.• 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 2:00: Canadian Stage. Political Mother.See Oct 24.• 2:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Canadian Voices Series: PhillipAddis, baritone. Emily Hamper, piano. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255..50-.50.• 2:00: Hugh’s Room. Ken Whiteley’sSunday Matinee. Guests: Shakura S’Aida, SoulInfluence and Lance Anderson. 2261 Dundas St.W. 416-531-6604. .50/(adv).• 2:00: St. Paul’s Church. SerenadeEnsemble: Violin and Piano Recital. Works byTartini, Beethoven, Kreisler, Bizet and Gershwin.Arkady Yanivker, violin; Elina Kelebeev, piano.404 Willard Ave. 416-769-2340. ; (st);free(under 12).• 2:00: Theatre 20. Bloodless: The Trial ofBurke and Hare. See Oct 9.• 2:30: Trinity United Church Choir. SopranoRecital. Works by Bach, Handel, Mozart,A. Concerts in the GTA • 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzSchubert, Dvořák and others. Ursula Ivonoffski,soprano; Voltr Ivonoffski, piano; guest: WesleyBells, violin. Trinity United Church, 461 ParkAve., Newmarket. 905-895-4851. ;(st).• 3:00: Campbellville Chamber Concerts.The Art of the Concert Pianist. Works byChopin, Liszt, Ravel and Rachmaninoff. AlexeiGulenco, piano. St. David’s Presbyterian Church,32 Main St. N., Campbellville. 905-528-5395.; (sr); (st).• 3:00: Islington United Church. Music forAll Saints. Fauré: Requiem. Choir of IslingtonUnited, John Derksen, director; Shawn Grenke,organ. 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131.Freewill offering.• 3:00: Musideum. Poli’s Jazz Salon. An intimateperformance by Paul Hoffert. 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. .• 3:00: Northdale Concert Band. Music fora Darkened Theatre. Songs from Phantom ofthe Opera, Pirates of the Caribbean, Wizardof Oz, the Terminal, Chicago and other musicals.Church of St. Jude, 10 Howarth Ave.,Scarborough. 416-652-2077. ; (sr/st);(family).• 3:00: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. SeeOct 27.• 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Marie-JoséeLord, soprano. Works by Vigneault, Legrand,Gershwin, Dvořák, Verdi and others. AntoineBareil, violin; Hugues Cloutier, piano. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik:The Mysterious Pierre A-la-mi-re. MarkVuorinen, music director. Church of theRedeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1695.; (sr); .50(under 30). Reception tofollow.• 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. New OrfordString Quartet. Haydn: Quartet Op.20 No.4;Hétu: Quartet No.1; Beethoven: Quartet Op.59No.2. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ;(under 30).• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.Vespers. Kate Schutt, vocals and guitar. 25 St.Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Joe Sealy, piano, and Paul Novotny,bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free,donations welcome.• 7:30: Chinese Artist Society of Toronto(CAST)/Multi-Culture & Folk ArtsAssociation of Canada. 15th Anniversaryof Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.Schumann: Piano Concerto in a; Mozart:Concerto for Violin and Piano in D; and otherworks. Rachel Cheung, piano; Conrad Chow,violin; Ka Kit Tam, piano; CAST PhilomusicaOrchestra, Erhei Liang, conductor. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt. 416-733-4644. –; (VIP).• 7:30: Jubilee United Church. JOSEPH:Jubilee Organ Sunday Evening Program Hour.Includes opening march, music by Bach and19th century masters, organ transcriptionsand other works. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Musideum. Coleman Tinsley, jazzvocals. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Jaffa Road: Where theLight Gets In. CD Release. 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. .50/(adv).Monday October 29• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday. Classical instrumentalrecital featuring student soloists. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Tuesday October 30• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/Jeunesses Musicales. Chamber Music Series:Wandering Fantasies. Gypsy jazz, New Orleansblues and Spanish classical music. GuitarNomads Trio. 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. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Peter Barley, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. SeeOct 27.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492.Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Les Amis Concerts. The Art of thePiano: Nada Kolundzija, piano. Cage: Sonatasand Interludes (1946–1948). Gallery 345, 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781 or 905-773-7712. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Piano Series: JohnO’Conor. Beethoven: Six Bagatelles Op.126;Sonata in D Op.10 No.3; Schubert: Sonata inc D958. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceMark VuorinenMusic DirectorKaffeemusikThe MysteriousPierre A-la-mi-reFeaturing projected imagesof Alamire’s many volumes ofbeautifully illuminated copies.Sunday Oct 28 • 3 p.m.New venue!Church of the Redeemer162 Bloor St. West(416) 763-1695torontochamberchoir.ca50 thewholenote.com October 1 – November 7, 2012

Centre 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: Talisker Players. The ConstantLover: The Sweet Anguish of Love. Barab:Lovers; Handel: Sono liete; Füssl: CantiunculaeAmoris; Plant: Sonneto di Gaspara Stampa;Rubbra, Amoretti; Weill: Songs from One Touchof Venus. Anita Krause, mezzo; LawrenceWiliford, tenor; Ross Manson, actor and reader.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-466-1800. ; (sr); (st). 7:15:Pre-concert chat. Also Nov 1.• 8:00: Musideum. Broadway’s Jazz. JoelHartt, jazz vocals; Mark Eisenman, piano. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .• 8:30: Jazz.FM91/Hugh’s Room. CabaretSeries: Roseanna Vitro. Tribute to RandyNewman. Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. /(adv).Wednesday October 31• 12:00 noon: Corporation of Massey Halland Roy Thomson Hall. Free Choir and OrganConcert Series: Christian Lane, Organ – AHallowe’en Spooktacular. Bach: Toccata in d;Boëllmann: Toccata from Suite Gothique; andother works. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Lorelle Angelo,soprano; Daniel Norman, organ. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Tamara Rusque,soprano.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550.Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. IlTrovatore. See Oct 2.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. SeeOct 27.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Belle Nuit: AnEvening of Arias and Duets. Deena Nickleford,soprano; Sangeetha Ekambaram, soprano;Rebecca Foth, piano. First Evangelical Church,116 Bond St. 647-388-6676. . Also Nov 1,3, 4(London).• 7:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Post-Industrial Wednesdays: Spooky Schubert.Junction Trio (Jamie Thompson, flute; YvannaMycyk, violin; Lucas Tensen, cello). 270Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. By Donation.• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. Also 11:00pm. See Oct 19.• 10:00pm: Fallen Rock Productions. TheRocky Horror Show. See Oct 25.• 11:00pm: Lower Ossington Theatre. TheRocky Horror Show. Also 8:00. See Oct 19.Thursday November 01• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Conversazione. Jazz standardsand original compositions from two continents.Francesco Cafiso, saxophone. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Matthew Ross, trumpet. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298.Free, donations welcome.• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Spotlight on Opera.Preview of Opera Division’s upcoming productionof Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Tim Kauk, baritone; Rebecca Booker,piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Belle Nuit: AnEvening of Arias and Duets. Deena Nickleford,soprano; Sangeetha Ekambaram, soprano;William Shookhoff, piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 454 College St. W. 647-388-6676.. Also Oct 31, Nov 3, 4(London).• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. University of Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Liadov: Kikimora Op.63; Sibelius:Violin Concerto Op.47 in d; Stravinsky: FirebirdSuite. Emily Kruspe, violin; David Briskin, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Opera York. La Traviata. Verdi.Riccardo Iannello, tenor (Alfredo); JeffreyCarl, baritone (Germont); and others; SabatinoVacca, conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. –. Also Nov 3.• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Shirantha Beddage:“Identity” CD Release. Shirantha Beddage, baritonesax; Dave Restivo, piano; Mike Downes,bass; Mark Kelso, drums; guest: Larnell Lewis,drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Musideum. Wendy Lands, singer-songwriter.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..• 8:00: Talisker Players. The Constant Lover:The Sweet Anguish of Love. See Oct 30.• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Lavida breve: A Spanish Opera. Opera in concertwith English surtitles featuring flamenco artists.Beethoven: Symphony No.8; de Falla: Lavida breve. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; NancyFabiola Herrera and Cristina Faus, mezzo;Vincente Ombuena and Gustavo Peña, tenor;Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar; Núria Pomares, dancer;and others; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –5. Also Nov 3.Friday November 02• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. SeeOct 27.• 8:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Influence& Inspiration. Beethoven: Piano Quintet;“Archduke” Trio for clarinet, cello and piano;Ravel: Habanera; Menotti: Sonata for twocelli and piano. Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; MichaelSweeney, bassoon; Daniel Hass, DavidHetherington, cellos; Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet;Serouj Kradjian, piano. Mazzoleni Hall,Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Gallery 345. Lovers and Coquettes:An Evening of Opera and Song. Leigh-Ann Allen,soprano; Michelle Garlough, mezzo; Mai’kaiNash, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.; (sr/arts worker); (st).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Milton Concert Presentations.Scandinavian Serenade. Grieg: Piano Concertoin a Op.16; Larsson: Pastoral Suite; Wiren:Serenade. Carl Petersson, piano; TorontoConcert Orchestra, Kerry Stratton, conductor.Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E.,Milton. 905-854-4028 or 905-854-0919. ;(sr).Saturday November 03• 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus/BachChildren’s Chorus. With One Voice! Worksby Chilcott, Leithead, Patriquin and WatsonHenderson. Elise Bradley and Linda Beaupré,conductors. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st);(under 13).• 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. DieFledermaus. See Oct 4.• 7:00: Mississauga Children’s Choir.On My Journey Now. Thomas Bell, director.Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd.,Mississauga. 905-624-9704• 7:00: Castle Frank House of Melody.Mucho Massenet. Vocal music by Massenet andChausson. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-966-2685. PWYC.• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Region.Eternal Light. Goodall. Requiem in honour ofRemembrance Day. Robert Richardson, director;guest: Chorus Novus. Thornhill United Church,25 Elgin St. 905-731-8318. .• 7:30: East End Refugee Committee. ChoirFest ’12. Sacred and secular selections byseven Beach area choirs, individual and massed.Kingston Road United Church, 975 KingstonRd. 416-691-4560 or 416-699-6091. ;(under 12). Proceeds to East End RefugeeCommittee.• 7:30: Opera Atelier. Der Freischütz. SeeOct 27.• 7:30: Opera by Request. Belle Nuit: AnEvening of Arias and Duets. Deena Nickleford,soprano; Sangeetha Ekambaram, soprano;Rebecca Foth, piano. West Toronto BaptistChurch, 3049 Dundas St. W. 647-388-6676.. Also Oct 31, Nov 1, 4(London).• 7:30: Opera by Request. L’Elisir d’Amore.Donizetti. Marissa Solow, soprano (Adina); ZachFinkelstein, tenor (Nemorino); George Ossipov,bass-baritone (Dulcamara); John Holland, baritone(Belcore); Stephanie Ferracane, mezzo(Giannetta); William Shookhoff, piano and musicdirector. College Street United Church, 452College St. 416-455-2365. .• 7:30: St. John’s United Church. The Voicesof Showtime. Songs of the 40s, 50s and 60s.Alan Ely, director. 2 Norbert Rd. 416-491-1224. .• 7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. BeautyVoiced: Bach in the Beach. Bach: CantataBWV131 “Aus der Tiefe”; Keyboard Concertoin d BWV1052; also motets and a cantata.Chelsea Säuer, soprano; Mervin Fick, conductor.Calvary Baptist Church, 72 Main St. 416-686-2183. ; (ages 7–18).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: When Music Sounds:Celebrating the 80th birthday of Ruth WatsonHenderson. Watson Henderson: Creation’sPraise; Make Me a World (text by J.W.Johnson). MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Opera York. La Traviata. See Nov 1.• 8:00: Chamber Music Mississauga.From Page to Stage: Great Authors and GreatComposers Series. Dickens: A ChristmasCarol. John D. Huston, actor and narrator;guest: The MadriGALS. Great Hall, UnitarianCongregation of Mississauga, 84 South ServiceRd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015. ; (sr);(st); (family).• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Rose Cousins, guitar/piano/singer-songwriter. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Fallen Rock Productions. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 25.• 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band/ORGANIX. Trumpets of the Angels. Burge:Cathedral Architecture for Organ and BrassBand (world premiere); Ridout: Fall Fare;Gregson: Rococo Variations; Trumpets of theAngels (Canadian premiere). William O’Meara,organ; guest: Edward Gregson, conductor.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. ;(sr); (st).• 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. The RockyHorror Show. See Oct 19.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. ShlomoMintz, Violin Legend: Celebrating 50 Yearson Stage. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in DOp.35; Symphony No.5 in e Op.64. MarcoParisotto, director. Regent Theatre 50 King St.E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. -; -(st/youth). Also Nov 6 (Toronto).• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Lavida breve: A Spanish Opera. See Nov 1.Sunday November 04• 2:00: Royal York Road United Church.October 1 – November 7, 2012 thewholenote.com 51

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