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Volume 19 Issue 2 - October 2013

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  • October
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A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTABand. Memories of Scotland – An Afternoonof Scottish Delight. Pipes and drums, Scottishcountry dancing, highland dance, Celticsinging, fiddle music. Claidhmor; CaledonianDancers; Breck School of Highland Dance;Liam McGlashon, fiddle. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 YongeSt., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. . Intermission:refreshments and chats with performers.Raising funds for the youth teachingprogram.● ● 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Choral Collage.Bach: motet, Komm, Jesu, Komm BWV229;and other works. Men’s Chorus, André Heywood,conductor; Women’s Chorus, MelissaMorgan, conductor; MacMillan Singers, HilaryApfelstadt, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).● ● 3:00: Musikay. Vivaldi: Gloria. Vivaldi:Gloria; Mozetich: Ode to Tallis; Bach: HarpsichordConcerto; and other works. StéphanePotvin, conductor. Mary Mother of GodChurch, 2745 North Ridge Tr., Oakville. 905-825-9740. ; (sr); (st); (family).Also Oct 19 (St. John’s United Church,Toronto).●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. StrikeUp The Band: 30th Anniversary Celebration.All-Canadian program. Gregson: Of Menand Mountains; Vivian Fung: new commissionedwork; and other works. Wallace Halladay,saxophone; James Gourlay, conductor.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-425-2874. ;(sr); (under 35); (st).● ● 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Musical Diamonds.Works by Dvořák, Jenkins, Brahmsand others. Guest: Shalom Bard, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centrefor the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708or 1-855-985-2787. -; -(sr);$19(15-29 youth); (child).● ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. LightClassics: From Dvořák to Tchaikovsky. SeeOct 19(eve).ElmerIselerSingersLydia Adams, ConductorSaint Cecilia Sings!A Celebration of St. Cecelia andTribute Concert to Benjamin BrittenLydia Adams, ConductorSunday, October 20, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church2850 Bloor Street West (at Bloor St. W.and Prince Edward Dr.)Special Guest Artist:Shawn Grenke, organRevel in the ‘Harmony, Heavenly Harmony’ of the beautyand stirring melodies in our tributes to music’s patron, SaintCecilia, and to the internationally recognized musical giantBenjamin Britten.This concert, presented in co-operation with All SaintsKingsway, includes:Hymn to St. CeciliaA Taste of ViennaStändchenHymn to St. CeciliaChoral dances from“Gloriana”Hymn to St. CeciliaSerenade to MusicHerbert HowellsFranz SchubertFranz SchubertBenjamin BrittenBenjamin BrittenEleanor DaleyRalph Vaughan Williams416-217-0537 www.elmeriselersingers.comONTARIO ARTS COUNCILCONSEIL DES ARTS DE L’ONTARIO50 YEARS OF ONTARIO GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF THE ARTS50 ANS DE SOUTIEN DU GOUVERNEMENT DE L’ONTARIO AUX ARTSCanada Council for the ArtsConseil des Arts du Canada40 | October 1 – November 7, 2013

● ● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Il Giardinod’Amore Baroque Band. Works by Scarlatti,Corelli, Locatelli, Geminiani and Vivaldi. StefanPlewniak, violin and leader. Guest: NataliaKawałek, soprano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. ; (under 30). (See advertisement,page 36.)● ● 4:00: Andrew Adair, organ. In Recital.Works by Bach. Church of St. Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.● ● 4:00: Elmer Iseler Singers/All Saints KingswayAnglican Church. St. Cecilia Sings! Celebrationof St. Cecilia and a tribute to BenjaminBritten. Works by Howells, Schubert, Britten,Vaughan Williams and Daley. Lydia Adams,conductor. Guest: Shawn Grenke, organ. AllSaints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 BloorSt. W. 416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st).● ● 4:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra.Young People’s Concert. A 45-minute programdesigned to introduce children to liveorchestral performance. Roberto De Clara,conductor. St. Matthew Roman Catholic Parrish,1150 Monk’s Passage, Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. (reg/sr); (st).● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Barry Livingston Quartet. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewilloffering. Religious service.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Mark Eisenman Quintet. Mark Eisenman,piano; John MacLeod, cornet; KellyJefferson, saxophone; Steve Wallace, bass;John Sumner, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free, donations welcome. Religiousservice.● ● 5:00: Jazz-Tonic Band. Information DisconnectionJazz Vespers Concert. Concertperformed in recognition of InformationOverload Day. Boris Treivus, piano; Ivan Neganov,sax and flute; David Thiessen, bass; EliFruchter, drums; vocals tba. St. Luke’s UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-879-8126or 416-924-9619. By donation. Post-concertcomplimentary cakes and refreshmentsserved. Proceeds to benefit music programat St. Luke’s.● ● 7:30: 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.Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr); (st). Also Oct 19(Aurora).● ● 8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival VIII: This is Our Music – GurpreetChan. Plus Alaniaris; Scott Good. 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. /(adv); 0(allaccesspass).Monday October 21● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Trio Bowman, Zelenka,Bertoli. Brahms: Trio No.1 Op.8; Cello SonataNo.4; Beethoven: Violin Sonata. Mauro Bertoli,piano; Winona Zelenka, cello; BenjamanBowman, violin. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).Search listingsby genre online atthewholenote.comTuesday October 22● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: An Afternoon of English Song.A tribute to Britten and his native England.Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Danielle MacMillan,mezzo; Owen McCausland, tenor; GordonBintner, bass-baritone. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming 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 young artistsin the classical vocal performance studios ofCatherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, NormaBurrowes, Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyerand Karen Ryma. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.Wednesday October 23● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: 50 Operatic Years at the Mac-Millan Theatre. Artists of the University ofToronto’s Opera Division give a preview oftheir season. Highlights from Donizetti: DonPasquale; Britten: Albert Herring; and otherworks. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recitals. William Maddox,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Afterworks: Brahms Symphony 2. Dvořák:Carnival Overture; Brahms: Symphony No.2.Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra; JamesGaffigan, conductor; Tom Allen, host. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-. Free pre-concert hors d’oeuvres.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. PeterGrimes. See Oct 5.Thursday October 24● ● 12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: French Romantic Music. ArthurWenk, organ. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846.Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. William D. Clark, baritone; LarkPopov, piano. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Midori & Co.Betinis: Nattsanger; Tower: Fantasy (…those harbor lights); Chambers: Atonement(Canadian premiere). Midori Koga, piano;Kimberly Cole Luevano, clarinet; Lindsay Kesselman,soprano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750.Free.● ● 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Andrew Adair, organ. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing our Songs.Arias and lieder performed by young artistsin the classical vocal performance studios ofCatherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, NormaBurrowes, Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyerand Karen Ryma. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Brahms Symphony 2. Dvořák:Carnival Overture; Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto;Brahms: Symphony No.2. Janina Fialkowska,piano; Toronto Symphony YouthOrchestra; James Gaffigan, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-. 1:15: Pre-concert chat.● ● 7:00: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. G. Reinblatt, F. Cipolla, M. Morriand C. Bond. Ryan Ward (Ash), Kenton Blythe,Evan Dowling, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll, BriannaLove and others; Christopher Bond, director.Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St.1-855-985-5000. $19.99-.95. Preview.Also 10:30; and Oct 25-27, 29(opening), 31.Start times vary.● ● 7:30: Gallery 345. Airs chantés: A Recitalof French and Spanish Art Songs. Works byRavel, Debussy, Poulenc, Massenet, Delibesand others. Miriam Khalil, soprano; JulienLeBlanc, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra:Reflections CD Release. Mike Murley, saxophone;Gordon Foote, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3750. Free.● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Recital: David Lidov – RecentCompositions. Lidov: Marianne’s Requirements– Concert Aria; Happy Birthday FrederickChopin, A Practice Tempos ReMix; InMemory of James Tenney: Fibonacci Songsfor Jim with video (Mani Mazinani) “Tombeaude Fibonacci”; Drought in Eden (excerpts).Andrew Timar, sulings; Vania Chan, soprano;Mark Chambers and Ron Westray, trombone;Elizabeth Acker, piano. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory “open mike” set-up,hosted by the improv studios of Matt Brubeck.Performers and observers welcome.Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade EastBuilding, York University, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-200 x22926. Free.● ● 8:00: Choral Mosaic Productions. CDRelease: Rendez-vous. Latin-inspired jazz andfolk/pop. Cloé Bernard, vocals; Eddie Paton,guitar. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv).●●8:00: Esprit Orchestra. New Era Launch.Schnittke: Viola Concerto; Schafer: NoLonger than Ten (10) Minutes; Vivier: Zipangu;Moussa: Gegenschein; Zodiakallicht. Guest:Teng Li, viola. Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (under 30). 7:15: Pre-concertchat.● ● 9:30: Hart House Music Committee.Stages Music Series. Mississauga Circuit.Arbor Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.● ● 10:30: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. See 7:00.Friday October 25● ● 12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecitals. Jordan Klapman, jazz 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.● ● 7:00: Starvox Entertainment. Evil Dead –The Musical. Also 10:30. See Oct 24.● ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. LaBohème. See Oct 3.● ● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. What isSacred. Afro-American spirituals and worksby Allegri, Earle, Messiaen, Pärt and Tweedy.Choir 21; Andrew Burashki, piano; BenjaminBowman, violin; Jackie Richardson, GregoryHoskins and Laura Pudwell, vocals; DavidEarle, choreography; and many others.Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre,231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -.Also Oct 26.● ● 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.A Classical Halloween. Mozart: Overtureto Don Giovanni; Saint-Saëns: Danse MacabreOp.40; Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain;Liszt: Totentanz. Sabatino Vacca, conductor.Martingrove Collegiate, 50 WintertonDr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (sr/st).7:40: pre-concert chat.● ● 8:00: Massey Hall. At the Winter GardenTheatre: Matt Dusk, vocals. Guests: KellyleeEvans, jazz vocals; Eleanor McCain, soprano.Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.● ● 8:00: Philip Fournier Presents. October 1 – November 7, 2013 | 41

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