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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue,there are listings for events in Barrie, Brantford, Guelph,Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Orillia, Owen Sound,Peterborough, Port Hope, St. Catharines, Stratford, Waterloo andWoodstock. Starts on page 51.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 53.D.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 57.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE. DOUBLE ISSUE! The next issue covers theperiod from December 1, 2013 to February 7, 2014. All listings mustbe received by 6pm Friday November 8.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: Erie3 42 1City of TorontoLISTINGS8Lake OntarioA. Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Markham, Mississauga,Oakville, Oshawa, Port Credit, Richmond Hill, Thornhill and Whitby.Friday November 1●●12:10: St. Andrew’s Church. NoontimeRecital: Duo Docere, Piano and Cello.73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoNov 8, 15, 22, 29.●●7:30: Gallery 345. A New Heritage. Poulenc:Polish songs; Chopin: Polish songs; Mazurkas(transcribed to French song by Pauline Viardot);Palej: Polish songs (world premiere);Grever: Mexican songs. Michele Bogdanowicz,mezzo; Ernesto Ramirez, tenor; RachelAndrist, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. .●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction fromthe Seraglio. Mozart. Lawrence Wiliford,tenor (Belmonte); Carla Huhtanen, soprano(Blonde); Gustav Andreassen, bass (Osmin);artists of Atelier Ballet; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra, David Fallis, conductor; MarshallPynkoski, director; and others. Elgin Theatre,189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -6.Also Nov 2.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Don Giovanni.Mozart. Allison Cecilia Arends, soprano(Donna Anna); Jennifer Taverner, soprano(Donna Elvira); Jana Miller, soprano (Zerlina);Jesse Clark, baritone (Don Giovanni); StephenBell, tenor (Don Ottavio); and others;William Shookoff, piano. College Street UnitedChurch, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. .●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Carmina Burana. Adès:Dances from Powder Her Face (Canadianpremiere); Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Hornand Strings; Orff: Carmina Burana. ValentinaFarcas, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor;James Westman, baritone; Neil Deland, horn;Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Children’sChorus; Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828..75-9. Also Nov 2(8:00).●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. SweetDreams: A Tribute to Patsy Cline. Leisa Way,vocals; Wayward Wind Band. 22 Church St.,Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv).INTERACTIVEELECTRONICSwith david eagleFRIDAY NOVEMBER 1stBETTY OLIPHANT●●8:00: New Music Concerts. David Eagleand the Art of Interactive Electronics. Eagle:Fluctuare; Unremembered Tongues (worldpremiere); LeBlanc: Lignes d’ombre; Tan:Pose II – On the Shadows of Ideas; Pidgorna:The Child, bringer of light; Tutschku: Behindthe Light. Xin Wang, soprano; Rachel Mercer,cello; Katelyn Clark, harpsichord; JuliaDen Boer, piano; New Music Concerts Ensemble;Robert Aitken, flute and conductor. BettyOliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/arts worker); (st). 7:15:Introduction.●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Joel Plaskett.You’re mine, Harbour Boys and othersongs. Guest: Bill Plaskett. Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800.-.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory/Alliance Françaisede Toronto. CHANSONGS: AniqueGranger and Emilie Clepper. French Canadianfolk music and original songs. ConservatoryTheatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●9:00: Hart House Music Committee. Jazzat Oscar’s. Gabriel Palatchi Band. ArborRoom, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.Free.Saturday November 2●●3:00: Northlea United Church. VoiceRecital. Jennifer Rasor, soprano; MarcMcNamara, bass-baritone; Brahm Goldhamer,piano. 125 Brentcliffe Rd. 416-899-7239.. Proceeds to the church.●●4:00: Church of the Ascension. Family32 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Remembrance Service & Eucharist. Fauré:Requiem. Melanie Conly, soprano, StephenKing, baritone, David Low, organ . 33 OverlandDr. 416-444-8881. Free. Religious service.Wine & cheese reception.●●4:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Master of Music PerformanceRecital–Lucas Harris, conductor. Works byBoulanger, C. Schumann, Pärt, Mozart, Bachand others. University of Toronto MacMillanSingers and friends; Jeanne Lamon BaroqueString Ensemble; Chris Dawes, piano/chamberorgan. Church of the Redeemer, 162 BloorSt. W. 416-546-1786. Free.●●7:30: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. GoingFor Baroque. Handel: Water Music Suite No.3;Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.1 in d; Rameau:Les Boréades Suite. Daniel Lau, piano. CentralBaptist Church, 340 Rebecca St., Oakville.905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st);(child). Also Nov 3(3:00, St. Simon’s AnglicanChurch).●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Abduction from theSeraglio. See Nov 1.●●7:30: Tricia Haldane. Lives Transforming.Wagner: Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde;Wesendonck Lieder; works by Handel, Massenetand Porter. Patricia Haldane, soprano;Steven Kettlewell, piano. St. Timothy’s AnglicanChurch, 100 Old Orchard Grove Rd. 416-997-4978. . Proceeds go to the StephenLewis Foundation and the Grandmothers toGrandmothers Initiative.●●7:55: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Brahms,Mendelssohn, Wagner. Fundraising gala andsilent auction. Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser;Mendelssohn: Concerto for piano andorchestra Op. 25 No.1; Brahms: SymphonyOp.30 No.3 in F. James Parker, piano; KristianAlexander, conductor. Flato MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. -; 0(with dinner).Includes silent auction.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Leslie Ting, violin, andSarah Hagen, piano. Mozart: Sonata in E-flatK380; Fauré: Sonata No.1 Op.13 in A; Schumann:Sonata No.2 Op.121 in d; and otherworks. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ;(sr/arts worker); (st).●●8:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra. Power& Passion. Mussorgsky (completed andorchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov): Night onBald Mountain; Beethoven: Symphony No.7 inA; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat.Asher Armstrong, piano; David Bowser, conductor.Centre for the Arts, St. Michael’s CollegeSchool, 1515 Bathurst St. 416-628-9195./(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st).●●8:00: Ontario Philharmonic/MooredaleConcerts. Great Soloists Series I: HebraicRhapsody with Matt Haimovitz. Bloch: Schelomo“Hebraic Rhapsody”; Mahler: SymphonyNo.1 in D “Titan”. Matt Haimovitz, cello;Ontario Philharmonic, Marco Parisotto, conductor.Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 King St.,Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. -.●●8:00: Peter Toller Presents. Music toRemember 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; DominicMancuso, vocals; and others. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Carmina Burana. SeeNov 1(7:30).Sunday November 3●●10:30am: Lawrence Park CommunityChurch. Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb. Choirand soloists of Lawrence Park CommunityChurch; Ruth Watson Henderson, organ;Mark Toews, conductor. 2180 Bayview Ave.416-489-1551. Free. Church service.●●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: Amici Chamber Ensemble. TransfiguredTranscribed. Berg: Adagio; Brahms:Sonata No.2 for violin and piano Op.100; Bartók:Hungarian Folk Melodies; Schönberg:Verklärte Nacht Op.4. Guest: YehonatanBerick. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.; (sr); (under 30); (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).●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. GoingFor Baroque. St. Simon’s Anglican Church,1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (sr); (st); (child). SeeNov 2(7:30, Central Baptist Church).●●3:00: Symphony on the Bay . Schumannand our Young Artists. Johann Derecho,piano; Jayyne Kao, bassoon. Burlington PerformingArts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington.905-681-6000. -.●●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, donationswelcome. Religious service.●●8:00 and 9:30: Lula Lounge. SymphronicaCD Launch Concert. Ron Davis, pianoand keyboards; Kevin Barrett, guitar; MikeDownes, bass; Roger Travassos, drums; JessicaDeutsch, violin; and others. 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. . Also 9:30.Monday November 4●●8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society.Buster Keaton and Friends Silent Film Night.Steven Ball, Wurlitzer theatre organ. CasaLoma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262. .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.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class: Songs ofRequiem and Light. Mia Bach, singers fromthe third year oratorio class. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3750. 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.●●1:00: St. James Cathedral. Weekly OrganRecital: Han Mi. 65 Church St. 416 364 7865x224. Free.●●7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Triumph ofthe Spirit. Multi-media performance. Britten:World of the Spirit (cantata). North TorontoCollegiate Institute Women’s Chorus, CarolWoodward Ratzlaff, conductor; Talisker Players;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/Ontario Philharmonic.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.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Michael Bloss,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. 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.●●7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Purcell & Carissimi: Musicfrom London and Rome. Purcell: EnglishOrpheus; Carissimi: Beatus Vir; Jephte. SuziePURCELL &CARISSIMINOV 6–10Trinity-St. Paul’s CentreJeanne Lamon Halltafelmusik.orgBaroque Orchestra and Chamber ChoirJeanne Lamon, Music Director | Ivars Taurins, Director, Chamber ChoirLeBlanc, soprano; Charles Daniels, tenor;Ivars Taurins, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); -(under 35). AlsoNov 7, 8, 9 (all at 8:00), 10 (mat).●●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 Concert Orchestra. Symphonied’Archets: An Eclectic Hootenanny.Françaix: Symphonie D’Archets; Handel: HarpConcerto in B flat; Mozart: Allegro from EineKleine Nachtmusik; Gray: Chorda Concertatiofor Strings; Lau: Winds of Change; and otherworks. Guests: Andrew Chan, harp; TrioShastra. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 JarvisSt. 1-888-222-6608 or 416-853-0057. .●●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.●●9:00 and 10:15: Mezzetta Restaurant.Jazz at Mezzetta. Ted Quinlan, guitar; KieranOvers, bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. . Also at 10:15.●●10:00: 416 Toronto Creative ImprovisersFestival. 416-2013. Pierre Mongeon’s eVoidCollective; Queen Victrola; Bejeezus. TranzacClub Main Hall, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. . Also Nov 7, 8, 9Thursday November 7● ● 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz and Chamber Music Series: AmstelTracks Now! Music from across November 1 – December 7, 2013 | 33

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