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Volume 19 Issue 2 - October 2013

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0(all-access pass).● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: James Ehnes Plays Britten.See Oct 10.● ● 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. TPC Turns5! Works by Brophy, Correia, Denburg,Floisand, Guechtal and others. junctQínkeyboard collective; TPC Ensemble.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 647-829-4213./(adv/sr/st).Sunday October 13● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Greg Couture, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.● ● 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. On the13th Piano Series: Isn’t It Neo-Romantic?– The 21st Century Virtuoso. Dusapin:Etude No.1 “Origami”; Hétu: Ballade Op.30;Rădulescu: Sonata No.4 “like a well...olderthan God”; Silvestrov: Bagatellen. StephanieChua, piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv). Wine tasting to follow.● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – CharlemagnePalestine and Rose Bolton. 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. /(adv); 0(allaccesspass).Tuesday October 15● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal and Chamber Music Series: Celebratingthe Bard of the Ukraine. Premiere ofnew work by Ukrainian composer BohdanaFrolyak based on a text by Ukrainian poetA. Concerts in the GTATaras Shevchenko. Robert Pomakov, bass;Gryphon Trio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Greg Couture, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:30: Group of 27. Mike Fedyshyn, trumpet,and Monique De Margerie, piano. Tartini:Concerto for Piccolo and Trumpet; Stevens:Trumpet Sonata; Glazunov: Albumblatt; Ketting:Intrada; Enesco: Legende. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-735-3662. ;(sr/st); (youth).● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie. Shostakovich:Festive Overture; Khachaturian: Gayane(Ayesha’s Dance); Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccioespagnol (movement IV Scena e cantogitano; movement V Fandango asturiano);Bizet: Carmen (Danse bohème); and otherworks. Circus acrobats perform with orchestraaccompaniment; Steven Reineke, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -0(eve); -(mat).Also Oct 16(mat, eve).● ● 8:30: Free Times Cafe. Christa CoutureSolo Tour. Guest: Shawna Caspi. 320 CollageSt. 416-967-1078. PWYC.Wednesday October 16● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recitals. Peter Nikiforuk,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie. Also 8:00. SeeOct 15(eve).● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 8:00: Les AMIS. Erika Crino, piano. Worksby Schumann, Sipus and Ravel. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 905-773-7712. ;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie. Also 2:00.See Oct 15.●●10:00: Massey Hall. At The Rivoli: LeifVollebekk, singer-songwriter. The Rivoli,334 Queen St. W. 416-872-4255. . 9:00:Opening act, TBA.Thursday October 17● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Solo. Works forunaccompanied cello. Bach: Suite; Britten:Tema Sacher; Sokolovic: Vez; Ligeti: Sonata.Yegor Dyachkov, cello. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Guitar ensemble. Craig Visser,leader. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Hanné Becker, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon: Artie Roth Quartet.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.Free.Women’s Musical Club of TorontoMusic in the Afternoon273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 9:00: Uma Nota Festival of TropicalExpression. Festival Launch Party. Os Tropies;Gord Sheard Brazilian Jazz Quintet;DJ Firecracker. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom,1214 Queen St. W. 647-293-2266. .Friday October 18● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecitals. Thomas Alexander, piano. St.Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. 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. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 7:30: Opera by Request. AdrianaLecouvreur. Cilea. Deena Nicklefork, soprano(Adriana); Sarah Hicks, mezzo (Principessa);Pablo Benitez, tenor (Maurizio);Marco Petracchi, baritone (Michonnet); WilliamParker, tenor (Abate); and others; WilliamShookoff, piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .● ● 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. On theThursdayOctober 17, 1.30 p.m.BAX & CHUNGpiano● ● 1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Music in the Afternoon: Bax & Chung, pianoduo. Works by Mendelssohn, Stravinsky,Rachmaninoff, Kreisler, Scriabin and Piazzolla.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. See Oct 5.● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – Not The WindNot The Flag. Plus William Parker; Eucalyptus.197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv);0(all-access pass).● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Mary ChapinCarpenter and Shawn Colvin. Two singersongwritersshare the stage. 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Wings of Song. Bach: Motet VI “Lobet denHerrn”; and works by Handel, Bardos, Batten,Henderson and others. Hilary Apfelstadt,conductor. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church,383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. ; (sr);(st).● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Beatriz Boizan. Haydn: Sonata in E-flat; Liszt:Sonetto 104 del Petrarca; Étude No.3 ing-sharp “La campanella”; Cervantes: DanzasCubanas(selections); Albéniz: Corpus Christien Sevilla; and other works. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – EnsembleSupermusique. 197 John St. 416-204-1080./(adv); 0(all-access pass).● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Swedish FolkBaroque. Songs, ballads, chorales, dancetunes and herding music from the baroqueto the 19th century. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -;$19-(sr); (30 and under with ID). AlsoOct 19.● ● 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. GeorgeDirector Peter MahonSplendours of the Sistine ChapelMusic from the papal court fromMichelangelo to Bernini.Saturday October 19, 20137:30pmSt. Patrick’s Church141 McCaul St.Heldt, organ. St. James United Church,400 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-824-4667. ;free(under 10). Refreshments to follow.● ● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Make ‘Em Laugh.Selections from musical comedy. With JustinBacchus, Raylin Marcotte, Sandra Cina,Heather Brissenden, Lindsay Rolland Millsand others; Joshua Tamayo, music director.The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.905-483-5702. . Also Oct 19.● ● 9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s. Michael Davidson Septet. ArborRoom, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.● ● 9:00: Uma Nota Festival of TropicalExpressions/World Famous Music. WorldSoul Party. Live soul music. Alice Russell,vocals; Phil Motion and the Easy Lo-Fi;Marques Toliver; DJ General Eclectic. TheGarrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. 647-293-2266. (online).Saturday October 19● ● 2:00: Gallery 345. The “Almost” CompleteSonatas of Brahms. Sonata in e Op.38(transcribed from the cello sonata by MiltonKatims); Sonata in f Op.120 No.1; Sonatain E-Flat Op.120 No.2. Jacques Israelievitch,violin and viola; Benjamin Smith,piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(both concerts); (st). 5:00: Concert2 of 2.● ● 2:00: Walmer Road Baptist Church OrganCommittee. Fall Organ Recital. Imre Olah,organ; Scott Vernon, marimba. Walmer RoadBaptist Church, 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121. Free. Offering invited.● ● 3:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region.40th Anniversary Gala Concert. Robert Richardson,conductor; Lona Richardson, accompanist.Guest: Mark Ruhnke, organ. ThornhillPresbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill.903-731-8318. .● ● 5:00: Gallery 345. The “Almost” CompleteSonatas of Brahms. Sonata No.1 in GOp.78; Sonata No.2 in A Op.100; Sonatensatz(Scherzo) in c Op. posth.; Sonata No.3 ind Op.108. Jacques Israelievitch, violin andviola; Benjamin Smith, piano. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (both concerts);(st). 2:00: Concert 1 of 2.● ● 6:30: York University Department ofTickets: , Seniors: , Students with ID: (only at the door)Info: 416 286-9798 Order online: www.tallischoir.comMusic. G.I.V.E: Gospel Inter-Varsity Explosion.Individual and massed choir performances.Works by Pace, Walker and Franklin.York U gospel choir, Karen Burke, conductor;U of T gospel choir, Lisa Toussaint, conductor;McMaster gospel choir; Corey Butler,rhythm section leader. Guest: RexdaleOutreach Choir. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. .● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 7:30: Jazz in the Kitchen. The Picture ofHappiness. Musical cabaret. Brad Hampton,actor-singer; Patti Loach, piano; RaeEllen Bodie, director. 52 Pine Cres. 416-699-8353. ; (sr/st/artsworker). AlsoOct 20(mat).● ● 7:30: Musikay. Vivaldi: Gloria. Vivaldi:Gloria; Mozetich: Ode to Tallis; Bach: HarpsichordConcerto; and other works. StéphanePotvin, conductor. St. John’s United Church,2 Nobert Rd. 905-825-9740. ; (sr);(st); (family). Also Oct 20 (MaryMother of God, Oakville).● ● 7:30: Tallis Choir. Splendours of the SistineChapel. Palestrina: Missa Lauda Sion; TuEs Petrus; Allegri: Miserere; works by Dufay,Josquin and Morales. Peter Mahon, conductor.St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St.416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st with ID).● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Light Classics: From Dvořák to Tchaikovsky.Chabrier: España; Dvořák: Slavonic DanceNo.10; Slavonic Dance No.8 Op.46; Bruch: ViolinConcerto No.1; Bizet: selections from Carmen;and other works. Vilde Frang, violin;Jean-Claude Picard, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.Also Oct 20(mat).● ● 8:00: Brampton Concert Band. Lights,Camera, Action: The Music of Jerry Goldsmith.Vince Gassi, conductor. Guests:Brampton Youth Concert Band; Pipes Drumsof the Lorne Scots. Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLn., Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st); (12 and under).● ● 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto.Adam Holzman,classical guitar. Works byBach, Carulli, Barrios and others. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8298. ;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Michael Burgess:Bring Him Home. Michael Burgess,tenor; with piano and harp accompaniment.Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 King St., Oshawa.905-721-3399 x2. -.● ● 8:00: Ronald D. Greidanus Presents.Chamber Music for Piano and String Quartet.Arensky: Piano Quintet in D; Chopin: PianoConcerto in e. Ron Greidanus, piano; guest:string quartet. House Concert, 157 Main St.,Georgetown. 905-873-9909. (adv).● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Joe Sealy withJackie Richardson, Arlene Duncan and RaneeLee. Songs made popular by Dinah Washingtonand Sarah Vaughan. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Toronto Consort. Swedish Folk Baroque.See Oct 18.● ● 8:00: Toronto Flamenco Festival. Yo, ConmigoMisma (I Myself). La Lupi, flamenco dancer;Curro de Maria, guitar. Ryerson Theatre,43 Gerrard St. E. 1-866-274-7349. -.Also Oct 20(mat).● ● 8:00: Windmill Theatre. Make ‘Em Laugh.See Oct 18.● ● 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. HeroicExploits. Verdi: Nabucco Overture; Mozart:Violin Concerto No.5 in A; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.3 in E-flat “Eroica.” Vivian Chon, violin;Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. TrinityAnglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st). Also Oct 20(Richmond Hill).● ● 9:00: Uma Nota Festival of TropicalExpressions/World Famous Music. BridgesTropical Mashup: Live, Analog & Digital. BlocoBracatum, Los Hijos de Tuta, Lido Pimienta.The Great Hall, 84 South Service Rd., Mississauga.647-293-2266. /(adv).● ● 10:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – The Beat:A Tribe Called Red. Plus Nelson Tagoona;MAMA (opening at 9pm). Black Box Theatre,1087 Queen St. W. 416-204-1080./(adv); 0(all-access pass).Sunday October 20● ● 1:00: Toronto Flamenco Festival. Yo, ConmigoMisma (I Myself). See Oct 19(eve).● ● 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles:Il Giardino d’Amore Baroque Band. Aone-hour interactive concert for young audiencesages 6-15 featuring Italian baroquemusic. Works by Scarlatti, Corelli, Locatelli,Geminiani and Vivaldi. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. (includes post-concert chocolatetruffle).● ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. See Oct 5.● ● 2:00: Jazz in the Kitchen. The Picture ofHappiness. See Oct 19(eve).MarkhamConcertBandOctober Popsfeaturing guest vocalistSharon SmithSunday, October 20, 2pmFlato Markham● ● 2:00: Markham Concert Band. OctoberPops. Doug Manning, conductor. Guest:Sharon Smith, vocals. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st).● ● 2:00: MusicaReflecta. Peter in the Gallery:Children’s Tales for Wind Ensemble. Freedman;Tikki Tikki Tembe; Thornborrow: MiniPiano Concerto No.1; Prokofiev: Peter and theWolf. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (under 12).● ● 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 19thAnnual Schubertiad. An all-Schubert concert.Jacques Israelievitch, violin; JenniferTaverner, soprano; Jeffrey Hill, tenor; InnaPerkis and Boris Zarankin, piano. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. ;(sr/st); (13-25); (child).● ● 2:00: Richmond Hill Centennial October 1 – November 7, 2013 | 39

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