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Volume 19 Issue 2 - October 2013

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Berland, violin; Joe Nadurata, viola; MeredithWrede and Noriko Yamamoto, dancers. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-458-9298./(adv).● ● 8:00: Andrew Adair, organ. In Recital.Organ by candlelight. Church of St. MaryMagdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955.Free.● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. tick, tick...BOOM! See Oct 1.● ● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. JohnSheard Presents The Great Reunion. Guest:Russell deCarle (Prairie Oyster). 22 ChurchSt., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv).● ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. ChamberOrchestra Kremlin. Rossini: Sonata forStrings; Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives; Tchaikovsky:Serenade for Strings. Misha Rachlevsky,conductor. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469. -.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Royal ConservatoryOrchestra. Strauss: Dance of the SevenVeils (from Salome); Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertoin D; Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. LuriLee, violin; Julian Kuerti, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.● ● 8:00: Small World Music Festival. Mashrou’Leila. Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. 416-532-1598. /(adv).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Austria: Salzburgand Vienna. See Oct 3.● ● 8:30: Hugh’s Room. David Francey,singer-songwriter, CD Tour: So Say WeAll. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./.50(adv). Also Oct 5.● ● 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s. Barry Livingston, piano. ArborRoom, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.Saturday October 5● ● 7:00: Canadian Music Centre. ScotiabankNuit Blanche - A Touch of Light. LeuWebb Projects’A Touch of Light provides visual accompanimentto live piano performances takingplace throughout the night. Works by Palej,Southam, Mozetich, Burge, Evangelista andothers. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x 201.Free. Event continues to 7am October 6.A. Concerts in the GTA● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. Britten. Ben Heppner, tenor (PeterGrimes); Ileana Montalbetti, soprano (EllenOrford); Alan Held, bass (Captain Balstrode);Roger Honeywell, tenor (Bob Boles); PeterBarrett, baritone (Ned Keene); and others;COC Orchestra and Chorus; Johannes Debus,conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.-2. Also Oct 8, 11, 17, 20(mat), 23 and26(mat).● ● 7:30: Westwood Concerts. An IntimateEvening of Classical Music. Works byBernstein, Debussy, Schumann, Haydn andBrahms. Michael Westwood, clarinet; GregoryMillar, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 289-987-3097. (adv).● ● 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre. tick, tick...BOOM! See Oct 1.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Story-songs/Songpaintings.Soozi Schlanger solo CD releaseand art exhibition. Guests: Colleen Allen,saxophone; Emilyn Stam, piano and fiddle;Tony Quarrington, guitar; Holly Treddenick,aerial performing artist. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. .● ● 8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Autumn Classics. Featuring winnersof North York Music Festival. Wagner:Sigfried’s Idyll; Beethoven: Symphony No.7;Bruch: Scottish Fantasy; Mozart: Concertoin d; Beethoven: Violin Concerto. Rachelle Li,violin; Alexander Volkov, violin; Charissa Vandikas,piano; David Fallis, conductor. CalvinPresbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-478-6122. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Kawartha Concerts. Ovation andBravo Series. Gryphon Trio with JamesCampbell, clarinet. Glenn Crombie Theatre,Fleming College, 200 Albert Street S.,Lindsay. 705-878-5625 or 1-866-563-4078.; (st).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Austria: Salzburgand Vienna. See Oct 3.● ● 8:30: Hugh’s Room. David Francey, singersongwriter,CD Tour: So Say We All. See Oct 4.Sunday October 6● ● 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music &Truffles. Excerpts from Mendelssohn’s Octet,for young audiences ages 6-15. Cecilia andAfiara String Quartets. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. (includes a chocolate truffle atthe conclusion).● ● 2:00: Angelwalk Theatre. tick, tick...BOOM! See Oct 1.● ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 2:00: Neighbourhood Unitarian UniversalistCongregation. Gary Diggins andFriends. A listening journey through sound,word, music and silence. Improvised andexperimental music. Gary Diggins, multiinstrumentalist.79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-686-6809. ; (adv).● ● 2:00: Roy Thomson Hall. MariinskyOrchestra. Stravinsky: Firebird (complete);Pétrouchka (1911); The Rite of Spring. ValeryGergiev, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.● ● 2:30: Recitals at Rosedale. A New VocalSeries: The Seven Virtues. Works by Purcell,Mozart, Schumann, Strauss, Brahms,Vaughan Williams, Duparc and others. LeslieAnn Bradley, soprano; Allyson McHardy,mezzo; Peter Barrett, baritone; RachelAndrist and John Greer, piano. RosedalePresbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd.416-921-1931. .●●2:30: VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. TheStressed-Out Impresario. A spoof basedon Mozart’s one-act satire. Leigh-Ann Allen,Christina Campsall, Lise Maher, Tessa Laengert,Guillermo Silva-Marin (The Impresario)and others; Nicole Bellamy, piano. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -.●●3:00: Gallery 345. Music Of Heart And Passion:Tango and more. Traditional and nuevotango; also Italian and Japanese art song.Ayumi Moriwaki, vocals; Soohyun Nam, cello;Elbio Fernandez, vocals; Shinichiro Sudo,piano; Steve Yee and Marilena Stalteri, dancers.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .● ● 3:00: North York Suzuki School of Music.Deirdre Reynolds Scholarship Concert. LawrencePark Community Church, 2180 BayviewAve. 416-222-5315. By donation.● ● 3:00: Oshawa Opera. An Afternoon atThe Opera. Highlights from Carmen, Il Trovatoreand Così fan tutte. Jennifer Carterand Jacqueline McIntyre, soprano; KristineDandavino and Sarah Christina Steinert,mezzo; Joseph Levesque, tenor; Stuart Graham,baritone; Christopher Burton, piano;and others. Ritson Road Alliance Church,605 Ritson Rd. N., Oshawa. 905-995-2847..● ● 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Great CanadianHymn Competition 2. New works. CatherineRobbin, host. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542. ; (sr);(st); (child).● ● 3:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto UkrainianMale Chamber Choir. Dance Tunes of the40s and 50s. Works by Vesolowskyj. Guest:Barvinok Dance Ensemble. St. Mary’s UkrainianCatholic Church, 3625 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga.416-246-9880 or 416-763-2197. ;(sr/st).● ● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Cecilia StringQuartet. Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No.1 in DOp.11; Haydn: String Quartet No.4 in D Op.20;Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat. Guest: AfiaraString Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103.; (under 30).● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. Baroque Austria: Salzburgand Vienna. See Oct 3.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. TwilightRecitals. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. George Koller Quartet. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 7:00: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Bernieon Book. Tenor songs through the ages. BernieLynch, tenor; Matthew Otto, piano andorgan. 270 Gladstone Ave. 905-867-1194. Bydonation. Proceeds to St. Anne’s Organ Fund..● ● 8:00: New Music Concerts. Stefan meetsAnton and Morty meets John. Wolpe: Concertofor nine instruments; Chamber PieceNo.1; Webern: Konzert Op.24; Feldman: Structuresfor string quartet; Projection 5; Cage:String Quartet in Four Parts. Accordes stringquartet; New Music Concerts Ensemble; RobertAitken, flute and conductor. Betty OliphantTheatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ;(sr/arts worker); (st). 7:15: Introduction.2:30: Free seminar with curator AustinClarkson; see Section D, “The ETCeteras,”under Lectures & Symposia for details.● ● 8:00: Small World Music Festival. Dakha-Brakha. Revival Bar, 783 College St. 416-535-7888. /(adv).Monday October 7● ● 9:30: Hart House Music Committee.Stages Music Series. Dylan Murray. ArborRoom, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.Tuesday October 8● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Sketches of Istanbul.Traditional Turkish music blended with westerninfluence. Andrew Downing, cello; GüçBaşar Gülle, oud; Debashis Sinha, percussion;Peter Lutek, clarinet. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. 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● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Piano Series:Arnaldo Cohen, piano. Bach: Partita No.1 inB-flat BWV825; Beethoven: Sonata in c Op.13“Pathétique”; Bach-Busoni: Chaconne; Liszt:Sonetto del Petrarca 104; Ravel: Sonatinein f-sharp; Prokofiev: Sonata No.7 in B-flatOp.83. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -; (st);pay-your-age (for ages 18-35, plus facilityand handling fees and HST).● ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Austria: Salzburgand Vienna. Works by Fux, Schmelzer,Rittler, Muffat and Biber. Guest: ManfredoKraemer, violin and conductor. George WestonRecital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. –;–(65 and over); –(35 andunder). Also Oct 3, 4, 5, 6 (all at Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre). Start times vary.Wednesday October 9● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: A Britten Celebration. Celebrationof the 100th anniversary of BenjaminBritten. Britten: The Poet’s Echo; A Charmof Lullabies; Seven Sonnets of Michelangel;excerpts from the Songs and Proverbs of WilliamBlake. COC Ensemble Studio. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. All ThatJazz: Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40. BillyCobham, drums; with Gary Husband, DeanBrown and Ric Fierabracci. 171 Town CentreBlvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -.Thursday October 10● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Hibiki! Echoes of Japan.Japanese music for taiko drums and traditionalinstruments. Nagata Shachu, taikoensemble . 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: Rising Stars Recital. Studentsfrom the Glen Gould School. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.Donations welcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Opa, Hatzis!Hatzis: Byzantium, for Soprano Saxophoneand Tape; Xenakis: Dmaathen, for SopranoSaxophone and Percussion; Aperghis: Rasch,for Soprano Saxophone and Viola. WallaceHalladay, soprano sax; Teng Li, viola; RyanScott, percussion. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750.Free.● ● 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Simon Walker, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 7:30: Moshe Hammer Presents. In Concert:Moshe Hammer, violin, and Paul Komen,piano. Works by Bach, Brahms, Dvořák andde Falla. With Edwin Huizinga, violin; RossInglis, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 416-440-2600. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Massey Hall. B.B. King. 178 VictoriaSt. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory/Show One Productions.Mischa Maisky with Lily Maisky.Works by Schubert, de Falla, Rachmaninoffand Shostakovich. Mischa Maisky, cello; LilyMaisky, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: James Ehnes Plays Britten.MacMillan: Three Interludes from The Sacrifice(Canadian premiere); Britten: Violin Concerto;Beethoven: Symphony No.3 “Eroica.”James Ehnes, violin; Stéphane Denève, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .75-9. Also Oct 12.● ● 9:00: Gallery 345. Mike Downes Trio CDRelease: Ripple Effect. Robi Botos, piano; MikeDownes, bass; Fabio Ragnelli, drums; guest:Ted Quinlan, guitar. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 9:30: Hart House Music Committee.Stages Music Series. Lazo and Allie Hosang.Arbor Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.Friday October 11● ● 11:00am: York University Departmentof Music. Guest recital. Faculty membersfrom Memorial University, St. John’s Newfoundland.Works by Barab, Previn, Greerand Rachmaninoff. Jane Leibel, soprano; VernonRegehr, cello; Maureen Volk, piano. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Selections from classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, international andother genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. See Oct 5.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony. Hazo: Ride; Wagner:Trauermusik; Turner: Rumpelstilzchen;Applebaum: Suite of Miniature Dances; DelloJoio: Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn; Van derRoost: Puszta. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Atelier S. WagnerFest. Celebrationof the 200th anniversary of Wagner.Die Walküre (Act II Scene 1 and 2; Wotan’sAbschied); Tristan und Isolde (Liebestod);Götterdämmerung (Höre mit Sinn). SusanTsagkaris, soprano; Ramona Carmelly, mezzo;Stuart Graham, baritone; Christopher Burton,piano. First Unitarian Church, 175 St.Clair Ave. W. 416-927-9105. /(2 tickets);(sr/st)/(2 tickets).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. New Songs and ReverentRemixes. Blues, rock, avant-garde andcountry. Glenn Buhr and Button Factory Band.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – Quartetski.Stravinsky: The Rite Of Spring (reworkedby Quartetski). Plus Gordon Grdina Trio.197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv);0(all-access pass).● ● 8:00: Musicians In Ordinary. The GloriousMysteries. Biber: Rosary Sonatas for violinand continuo; 17th century solo motetsby Monteverdi, Grandi, Merula, Rigatti andothers. Hallie Fishel, soprano; ChristopherVerrette, baroque violin; Philip Fournier,organ; John Edwards, theorbo. Madden Hall,Carr Building, St. Michael’s College, 100 St.Joseph St. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).7:30: pre-concert talk.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Rufus Wainwright In Concert. Wainwright:Prima Donna (Overtures to Acts I and II; Lesfeux d’artifice; Quand j’étais jeune étudiante);Five Shakespeare Sonnets; Vibrate; andother works. With Melody Moore, soprano;Jayce Ogren, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .75-0.50.● ● 8:00: Winchevsky Centre. In Concert:David Rovics, singer-songwriter.585 Cranbrooke Ave. 416-789-5502./(adv).● ● 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s. Turboprop. Arbor Room, 7 HartHouse Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.Saturday October 12● ● 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 7:30: Cardinal Consort of Viols. Knownand Loved. Works by Jenkins, Gibbons, Holborneand Duarte. Guest: Mary Anne Ballard,viol. Royal St. George’s College Chapel,120 Howland Ave. 416-921-9203. Pwyc.● ● 8:00: I FURIOSI. I FURIOSI Gets Old.Guest: Lysiane Boulva, harpsichord. WindermereUnited Church, 356 WindermereAve. 416-910-8740. ; (sr/st/underemployed).● ● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.Russian Treasures. Glinka: Ruslan and LyudmilaOverture; Tchaikovsky: Piano ConcertoNo.1 in b-flat; Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel): Picturesat an Exhibition. Valerie Tryon, piano;Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. -.● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – Morton Feldman’sString Quartet No.2. FLUX Quartet.197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv);NEW MUSICPASSPORTTTORONTO NEW MUSIC ALLIANCEORONTO NEW MUSIC ALLIANCETORONTONEW MUSICPurchase a passportfor and seeTPC Turns 5on Oct 12 for only !ALLIANCEnewmusicpassport.caThe Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices8:00PM October 11, 2013Madden Hall, St Michael’s College100 St. Joseph St. near Queen’s Park Circle~ The Glorious Mysteries ~Sonatas from Biber’s Rosary Sonatas forviolin and continuo with Baroque motetson the Mysteries of the RosaryChristopher Verrette, Baroque violin,Hallie Fishel, Soprano, Philip Fournier,organ, John Edwards, theorboTickets , students & seniors at the doorI FURIOSI Gets OldSaturday, October 12th, 8pmWindermere United Church356 Windermere Ave, October 1 – November 7, 2013 | 37

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