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Volume 19 Issue 2 - October 2013

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Remember Dance. Mississauga Big Band JazzEnsemble; Little Peter and the Elegants. PortCredit Legion, 35 Front St. N., Port Credit.905-274-6131. . Concert runs to 1am.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory. VesuviusEnsemble and the Sicilian Jazz Project. TraditionalItalian music and Mediterranean jazz.Francesco Pellegrino, tenor; Michael Occhipinti,guitar; Roberto Occhipinti, bass; DominicA. Concerts in the GTAMancuso, vocals; and others. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Carmina Burana. See Oct 31.Sunday November 3● ● 2:00: Canadian Chopin Society. Gala BenefitConcert. Featuring first prize winners ofthe Canadian Chopin Piano Competition andothers. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-231-7709. ; (st).● ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory. András Schiff,piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations; Beethoven:Diabelli Variations. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. and up.● ● 2:00: Trio Bravo. In Concert. Mozart: Trioin E-flat “Kegelstatt”; Juon: Miniature Suite;Schumann: Fairy Tale Pictures. Terry Storr,clarinet; Baird Knechtel, viola; John Selleck,piano. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church,2850 Bloor St. W. 416-242-2131. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:00: Gallery 345. Ton Beau String Quartet.Maimets: Sanctus; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet.Guest: Peter Stoll, clarinet. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker);(st).● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Chris Gale Quartet. 25 St. PhillipsRd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Joe Sealy, piano; Paul Novotny, bass.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 x22. Free,donations welcome. Religious service.● ● 8:00: Lula Lounge. Symphronica CDLaunch Concert. Also 9:30. See Oct 27.● ● 9:30: Lula Lounge. Symphronica CDLaunch Concert. Also 8:00. See Oct 27.Tuesday November 5● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Bass Veena. NorthIndian ragas and original compositions. JustinGray, bass veena; Ed Hanley, tabla; DerekGray, percussion/tibetan singing bowls.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. World Music Improvisation. Azerbaijanimugham with Jeffrey Werbock. MartinFamily Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.● ● 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Triumphof the Spirit. Multi-media performance. Britten:World of the Spirit (cantata). NorthToronto Collegiate Institute Women’s Chorus,Robert Cooper, Artistic DirectorEdward Moroney, AccompanistJohn Freund, guest memoiristCourtney Ch’ng Lancaster,Paolo Santalucia; narrators(Soulpepper Artists)North Toronto C I Women’s Chorus,Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, conductorTalisker PlayersTRIUMPH OFTHE SPIRIT7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2013Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale RoadBenjaminBrittenIn commemoration of the Britten centenary, Orpheus presents the Canadianpremiere of his rarely heard 1938 pacifist cantata World of the Spirit, complemented by amulti-media performance featuring harrowing personal wartime experiences as told byHolocaust survivor John Freund – a stirring tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.Tickets: ; senior; 416 530 4428 www.orpheuschoirtoronto.com46 | October 1 – November 7, 2013

Carol Woodward Ratzlaff, conductor; TaliskerPlayers; Robert Cooper, conductor; CourtneyCh’ng Lancaster and Paolo Santalucia, narrators.Guest: John Freund, Holocaust memoirist.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Mooredale Concerts/OntarioPhilharmonic. Great Works by Composersof Jewish Origin. Bloch: Schelomo “HebraicRhapsody”; Mahler: Symphony No.1 in D“Titan.” Matt Haimovitz, cello; Ontario Philharmonic,Marco Parisotto, conductor.Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-922-3714 x103. .Wednesday November 6● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Gospel Organ Showcase.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:Speak Low. Exploring the musical andpersonal lives of Kurt Weill and his wife LotteLenya, through Weill’s music. Adi Braun, jazzvocals; Dave Restivo, piano; Pat Collins, bass;Daniel Barnes, drums. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329. Free.● ● 8:00: Holocaust Education Week. NationalNarratives – Giving Voice: Voices From theWhirlwind. Osborne: I Didn’t Speak Out (textby Martin Niemoeller); Lockhart: VoicesFrom the Whirlwind (texts by children inWarsaw Ghetto; and other songs in Yiddish,English and Russian; also readings from Holocaustwritings. Cantor Katie Oringel, soprano;Temple Sinai Ensemble Choir, CharlesOsborne, conductor and tenor; Sue Piltch,piano; Toronto Jewish Folk Choir, AlexanderVeprinsky, conductor; Lina Zemelman, piano;Upper Canada Choristers, Laurie Evan Fraser,conductor; Blair Salter, piano; BarbaraBlaser, reader. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. Free. AlsoNov 15 (Temple Sinai, 9pm, following Sabbathservices).● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms.Haydn: Symphony No.96 “The Miracle”;Kulesha: Third Symphony; Brahms: PianoConcerto No.2. Emanuel Ax, piano; PeterOundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. AlsoNov 7.Thursday November 7● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz and Chamber Music Series: AmstelTracks Now! Music from across genresby the Amstel Quartet. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329. Free.● ● 12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. Lunchtime Concert. SelectionSearch listingsby genre online atthewholenote.comof concert band music including classical,musicals and other genres, usually with onevocal selection. John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Lunch friendly.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Studentsfrom the Glenn Gould School. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.Donations welcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Clarinet Duo andTrio. Mozart: Divertimento KV439b No.4;Kulesha: Mysterium Coniunctionis (1982)for clarinet, bass clarinet and piano; Ghosts(1988) for bass clarinet, piano, electronicsand prepared tape. James Campbell andPeter Stoll, clarinet; David Bourque, bassclarinet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.● ● 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noonat Met. Federico Andreoni, organ. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.2013/2014ConcertSERIES•Blessed CeciliaElmEr ISElEr SInGErSSunday, october 20 th4:00 p.m.The Writer’s WarAmAdEuS CHoIrof torontoSaturday, november 9 th7:30 p.m.All Bells in ParadisetrIllIum BrASSSunday, december 15 th4:30 p.m.I Saw EternityChamber orchestra& massed ChoirSunday, April 13 th4:30 p.m.Musica AnimaAll Saints’ Kingsway Choir,Etobicoke Centennial Choir &Etobicoke Philharmonic orchestraSunday, may 11 th – 3:30 p.m.2850 Bloor St. W., toronto(royal York Subway Station;Prince Edward/Bloor Intersection)ContACt SHAWn GrEnKEmusic@allsaintskingsway.ca416-233-1125www.allsaintskingsway.caTHE WRITER’S WAR:TRIBUTE TO WAR CORRESPONDENTSSat. Nov. 9, 2013 • 7:30 pmAll Saints’ Kingsway Anglican Church2850 Bloor St. West, TorontoA Remembrance Day multi-media presentationfeaturing following former warcorrespondents in Bosnia, South Africa/Mexico City and Europe respectively:CBC's master story-teller Rick MacInnes-Rae, CBC reporter Joan Leishman andCBC/BBC journalist Laura Lynch. Livepresentations will be combined with actualclips of their experience in the field.Requiem by Eleanor DaleyDona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan WilliamsIn Flanders Fields by Alexander TilleyThe Hour Has Come by Srul Irving GlickFeaturing: Amadeus Choir of Greater TorontoLydia Adams, Conductor • Rebecca Whelan, sopranoNelson Lohnes, bass • Shawn Grenke, organ2013 2014TORONTO CONCERT SERIESAMADEUS CHOIROF GREATERTORONTOLYDIA ADAMSCONDUCTOR andARTISTIC DIRECTOR416-446-0188www.amadeuschoir.comMEDIA October 1 – November 7, 2013 | 47

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