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Volume 18 Issue 2 - October 2012

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  • Toronto
  • October
  • Choir
  • Arts
  • Jazz
  • Concerts
  • November
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A. Concerts in the GTAof

A. Concerts in the GTAof Gustav Ciamaga, featuring his music andworks by Boykan, Duesenberry, Martynec,Silberberg and Staniland. Leigh-Anne Martin,mezzo; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Vanessa May-lokLee, piano; deVah string quartet; and others.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-0492. Free.• 3:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Darret Zusko. Works by Bach, Beethoven,Debussy, Chopin, Liszt, Buczynski and Kapustin.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).• 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. MalawiBenefit Concert: Voicing Our Care. Music fromthe modern and classical repertoire, reflectinguniversal global issues and cultural, peace,and justice themes. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch, 295 Queen St. S., Streetsville. 905-567-3674. .• 3:00: Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra. In Concert. Tchaikovsky: Suite fromSwan Lake; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5;Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in a. Hugo Lee, oboe;Shalom Bard, conductor. Centre for the Arts,St. Michael’s College School, 1515 Bathurst St.416-593-4828. –.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. ZemlinskyQuartet. St. Wenceslas Church, 496 Gladstone.Ave. 289-234-0264. ; (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Brownman +1. BrownmanAli, trumpet; with surprise guest on piano. 401Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .Monday November 05• 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: Macerolloand Stoll. Telemann: Sonata in a; Palej: QuayQuodlibet; Messiaen: Prayer for the Immortalityof Jesus; Nimmons: Duologue; Staniland:Pentagrams for Two Accordions; Piazzolla:Oblivion; and other works. Joseph Macerollo,accordion; Peter Stoll, clarinet. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Musideum. Sandra Taylor, singer-songwriter.401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.PWYC, suggested.• 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. InConcert. Grieg: Piano Concerto in a Op.16;Larsson: Pastoral Suite; Wiren: Serenade.Carl Petersson, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.Local Outreach Concert: Gene di Novi & theGenerations Trio. 851 Royal York Rd. 416-231-1207. .• 2:00: Trio Bravo. In Concert. Reinecke:Trio in A; Lane: Trio No.2; Beethoven: TrioOp.38. Terry Storr, clarinet; Baird Knetchtel,viola; John Selleck, piano. All Saints’ KingswayAnglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-242-2131. ; (sr/st).• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. In Memory of Gustav. Concert in honourKerryStrattonKerryStrattonGriegconductor Kerry StrattonPiano ConcertoCarl Petersson pianoworks by Larsson and WirenNovember 5th, 2012 8:00 pm at Glenn Gould StudioGeneral Admission: .50BUY TICKETS NOW – – (416)872-4255Saturday November 10, 20128:00 pmLudwig van BeethovenCoriolan Overture, Opus 62Felix MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64featuring Julia McFarlane, violinJohannes BrahmsSymphony No. 1 in C minor, Opus 68Pre-concert chat begins at 7:30Adults Seniors Students Tickets can be purchased at the door, or inadvance at our website. For more information,please contact us by phone or visit us online.(416) 628-9195nyco.on.caThis concert will take place atCentre for the Arts, St. Michael’s College School1515 Bathurst Street, Toronto52 October 1 – November 7, 2012

416-872-4255. .50.• 9:30: Toronto Jazz Orchestra. SingersUnite. With Sophia Perlman and Alex Samaras,jazz vocals; Josh Grossman, director. Rex Hotel,194 Queen St. W. 416-899-5299. .Tuesday November 06• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Many Strings Attached:Spotlight on Sarangi. Aruna Narayan, sarangi.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Student Showcase.Young musicians perform range of works includingoriginal compositions. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0492.Free.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Shlomo Mintz,Violin Legend: Celebrating 50 Years on Stage.Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Op.35;Symphony No.5 in e Op.64. Marco Parisotto,director. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up. Also Nov 3 (Oshawa).Wednesday November 07• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Chamber Choir. Works byPalestrina, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Barber andothers. Chris MacMartin, conductor; MélisandeSinsoulier, piano. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. EdwardMoroney, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday: Victor Kotov,duduk, and Raisa Orshansky, tsimbaly. 103Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 5:00: Canadian Music Centre/New MusicConcerts. Secret of the Seven Stars CDLaunch. Works by H. Lee and D. Eagle. RobertAitken, flute; Joseph Macerollo, accordion.Chalmers House, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x304. Free.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. JazzSeries: Place to Place. Jazz standards and originalcompositions. Robi Botos, piano; FrankBotos, drums; Attila Darvas, bass. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 7:30: Essential Opera. Threepenny Opera/Die Dreigroschenoper. Weill: Threepenny Opera;and other works. Jeremy Ludwig, baritone(Macheath); Maureen Batt, soprano (Polly);Erin Baruda, soprano (Lucy); David Roth, baritone(Peachum); Heather Jewson, mezzo (Mrs.Peachum); David Eliakis, director. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-290-7970 orTuesday October 02• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival.Pirates of Penzance. Gilbert and Sullivan. SeanArbuckle (Pirate King); Kyle Blair (Frederic); AmyWallis (Mabel Stanley); and others; FranklinBrasz, music director; Ethan McSweeny,stage director. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St.,Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. –1.90;(18 and under). Runs to Oct 27; start timesvary.Wednesday October 03• 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Lee-Loucks Piano Duo. Jodie Lee and KevinKwan Loucks, piano. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181.; free(st).• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival/Schulich Children’s Plays. You’re a GoodMan, Charlie Brown. Book, music and lyricsby C. Gesner. Stephen Patterson (Snoopy);Erica Peck (Lucy); Ken James Stewart (CharlieBrown); Andrew Broderick (Schroeder); AmyWallis (Sally); Kevin Yee (Linus); and others;Donna Feore, director and choreographer. AvonTheatre, 99 Downie St., Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. –6; (18 and under). Runs toOct 28; start times vary.• 2:00: Shaw Festival. Ragtime. Music by S.Flaherty; lyrics by L. Ahrens; book by TerrenceMcNally; based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow.Benedict Campbell (Father); Patty Jamieson(Mother); Evan Alexander Smith (YoungerBrother); Guy Bannerman (Grandfather); ThomAllison (Coalhouse) and others; Paul Sportelli,music director; Jackie Maxwell, stage director.Shaw Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’sParade, Niagara-on-the-Lake. 1-800-511-7429. .90–4.35. Runs to Oct 14; starttimes vary.• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival.42nd Street. Music by H. Warren; lyrics by A.Dubin; book by M. Stewart and M. Bramble;based on the novel by B. Ropes. With SeanArbuckle (Julian Marsh); Kyle Blair (BillyLawlor); Cynthia Dale (Dorothy Brock); JenniferRider Shaw (Peggy Sawyer); Naomi Costain(Anne “Anytime Reilly”); and others; MichaelBarber, music director; Gary Griffin, stage director.Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St., Stratford.1-800-567-1600. –6; (18 andunder). Runs to Oct 28; start times vary.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Krista Martynes, clarinet; Elinor Frye,cello. L. P. Wolfe: 10 Images; Supriani: ToccataB. Concerts Beyond the GTA416-827-3009. .• 7:30: Medical Musical Group Chorale andSymphony Orchestra. Canadian-AmericanFriendship Concert: 200 Years of Peaceand Friendship! Foster: The Prayer; Haydn:The Heavens Are Telling; von Suppé: LightCavalry Overture; McCrae: In Flanders Fields;Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture Finale; and otherworks. Mark Masri, tenor; Lacey Purchase, soprano;Deana Martin, vocals; Lindsay Bloom,Kevin Dobson, Kerry Stratton, narrators; andothers; Victor Wahby, conductor. Church on theQueensway, 1536 The Queensway. 1-800-965-9324. ; (reserved).IN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Brantford, Cobourg, Guelph, Hamilton,Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Peterborough, Prescott,Sault Ste. Marie, South Waterford, St. Catharines, Stratford,Sudbury, Waterloo and Welland.No.5; Sokolovic: Mesh; Sollima: La Folia; D.Lang: Press Release; Anonymous: Retrove(1360). KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Takea Bow. Telemann: Overture in C; Mendelssohn:Violin Concerto in d; Vaughan Williams: FiveVariants of Dives and Lazarus; Britten: SimpleSymphony. Bénédicte Lauzière, violin; StephenSitarski, conductor and host. First UnitedChurch, 16 William St. N., Waterloo. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. . Also Oct 5(Guelph) and 6 (Hamilton).Thursday October 04• 11:30am: Shaw Festival. Trouble in Tahiti.Music and libretto by Bernstein. Elodie Gillett(Dinah); Mark Uhre (Sam); and others; PaulSportelli, music director; Jay Turvey, stage director.Court House Theatre, 26 Queen St.,Niagara-on-the-Lake. 1-800-511-7429..16. Also Oct 6, 7(final performance); allshows at 11:30am.• 12:00 noon: University of Guelph. Thursdayat Noon Concert Series: The Rent. Suite ofsongs based on poems by P.K. Page. SusannaHood, voice and dance; Nick Fraser, drums;Wes Neal, bass; Scott Thomson, trombone; KenAldcroft, guitar. Goldschmidt Room, Rm.107,MacKinnon Bldg., 87 Trent Ln., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x59221. Free.• 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University.Music at Noon: New American Songs. KimberlyBarber, mezzo; Leslie De’Ath, piano; PaulPulford, cello; Amy Hamilton, flute. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave. W.,Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. Free.Friday October 05• 8:00: Folk Under The Clock. Double Billwith International Singer-Songwriters: MartynJoseph; Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman.Martyn Joseph, guitar and vocals; KarenSavoca, drum and vocals; Peter Heitzman,guitar. Market Hall, 140 Charlotte St.,Peterborough. 705-749-1146. .• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Takea Bow. Telemann: Overture in C; Mendelssohn:Violin Concerto in d; Vaughan Williams: FiveVariants of Dives and Lazarus; Britten: SimpleSymphony Bénédicte Lauzière, violin; StephenSitarski, conductor and host. Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. . Also Oct 3(Waterloo) and 6 (Hamilton).October 1 – November 7, 2012 53

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