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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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y 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. Selectionof 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.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight: Michael Coghlan,piano. Tribute Communities Hall, AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.●●7:30: Ashkenaz Foundation/HolocaustEducation Week. Ger Mandolin Orchestra.Recreation of the pre-war Jewish mandolinorchestra of Gora-Kalwaria, Poland. MikeMarshall, conductor. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 1-855-985-2787 or 416-979-9901. .●●8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #19.Evening of improvisation featuring local musiciansand out of town guests. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. Pwyc.●●8:00: Campbell/Afiara. Graham and JamesCampbell CD Launch: As You Near Me. XAvant New Music Festival VIII: This is OurMusic – Featuring music of mixed genres.James Campbell, clarinet; Graham Campbell,A. Concerts in the GTAguitar; Afiara String Quartet. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; (adv);0(all-access pass).CAMPBELL/AFIARADEBUT CONCERTJames Campbell, clarinetGraham Campbell, guitar& Afiara String QuartetCD Launch: As You Near MeNovember 7 at 8●●8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art(N.A.I.S.A.). Meridian Artist Talk and Performance.Soundscapes from Robin Daviesand Marian Van der Zon, paired with projectionsby Kevin Mazutinec and spoken wordby Justin McGrail. OCAD U Shooting Space,100 McCaul St. 416-652-5115. Free.●●8:00: Opera York. Il Trovatore. Verdi. KristineDandavino, mezzo (Azucena); Paul Williamson,tenor (Manrico); others TBA.Richmond Hill Centre for the PerformingArts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-763-7853. -. Also Nov 9.●●8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Purcell & Carissimi: Musicfrom London and Rome. See Nov 6(7:00).Also Nov 8, 9, 10(3:30).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms.See Nov 6.●●10:00: 416 Toronto Creative ImprovisersFestival. 416-2013. Tom Richards Trio; PaulCram Trio; Alexandra Spence, clarinet, andgroup. Tranzac Club Main Hall, 292 BrunswickAve. 416-923-8137. .Friday November 8●●12:10: St. Andrew’s Church. NoontimeRecital: Melody Yvonne Chan-Li, Piano.73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.See Nov 1. Also Nov 15, 22, 29.●●7:30: Essential Opera. L’isola disabitata/The Deserted Island. Haydn. Erin Bardua,soprano (Costanza); Maureen Batt, soprano(Silvia); Stefan Fehr, tenor (Gernando); GiovanniSpanu, baritone (Enrico); Kate Carver,music director. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 647-290-7970 or 416-827-3009. .●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Oscar Peterson Gala featuring MarcusRoberts Trio. Marcus Roberts, piano;Jason Marsalis, drums; Rodney Jordan, bass.Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(sr/st).●●7:30: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. AConcert of Remembrance. Works by VaughanWilliams, Howells, Pärt and others. CCDPsoloists and choir; Young Voices Toronto Children’sChoir; Popov and Vona, duo piano.Guest: Luri Lee, violin. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. DonationsWelcome.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. WhatMakes It Great?: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.Musical excerpts and commentary. Mozart:Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K525. Rob Kapilow,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –.MozartA LittleNight MusicROB KAPILOW,CONDUCTOR & HOSTFRI, NOV 8 AT 7:30pmRoy Thomson HallTSO.CA●●8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ music by candlelight. Andrew Adair,organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●●8:00: Philip Fournier. J.S. Bach at theToronto Oratory. Bach: Sonatas for Violin& Harpsichord in b, A and E BWV1014-1016.Philip Fournier, harpsicord; Edwin Huizinga,violin. The Oratory, Holy Family Church,1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Donation/PWYC.●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Joe Sealyand Paul Novotny. True blue, You’re gonna’miss me and other songs. Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. .●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Concerts:Midori with Özgür Aydin. Mozart: ViolinSonata No.25 in F K377; Bloch: SonataNo.2 for Violin and Piano “Poème mystique;”Hindemith: Sonata in E; Fauré: Violin SonataNo.1 in A Op.13; Schubert: Rondo for Violin andPiano in b Op.70 D895 “Rondeau brilliant”.Midori, violin; Özgür Aydin, piano. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.●●8:00: Show One Productions. Tango Fire:Flames of Desire. German Cornejo, GiselaGaleassi and other dancers; Quarteto Fuego(Estefani Corsini, violin; Jesus Hidalgo,vocals); German Cornejo, choreography. WinterGarden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -9. See Nov 8(8:00). AlsoNov 9(3:00 and 8:00).●●8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Tchaikovsky. Respighi:Ancient Air and Dances Suite No. 3;Mozart: Piano Concerto K449; Tchaikovsky:Souvenir de Florence. Heejun Park, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Purcell & Carissimi: Musicfrom London and Rome. See Nov 6(7:00).Also Nov 9, 10(3:30).●●10:00: 416 Toronto Creative ImprovisersFestival. 416-2013. CCMC; Mia Zabelka, violin;Germaine Liu, Karen Ng and Bea Labikova.Tranzac Club Main Hall, 292 Brunswick Ave.416-923-8137. .Saturday November 9●●1:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Into the Groove: Young People’s Concerts.Bernstein: Overture to Candide; Tchaikovsky:Themes on The Nutcracker; Bruch: ViolinConcerto No.1; Gershwin: An American inParis (excerpt); works by PROJECT Trio andothers. PROJECT Trio; Leo Jarmain, violin;Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or Chinese hotline:416-593-0688. –. Also at 3:30.●●2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Day of theDead Festival: Mariachi Salute to Day ofthe Dead. Showcase of traditional Mexicansongs. Mariachi Mexico Amigo. BrigantineRoom, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free. Also Nov 10.●●3:00: Canadian Music Centre. RosedaleWinds. Kulesha: Bagatelles from theDevil’s Dictionary; Bottenberg: Five by Five:musical images; Adashi: Songs and Dancesof Macondo. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x 201. .●●3:00: Show One Productions. Tango Fire:Flames of Desire. German Cornejo, GiselaGaleassi and other dancers; Quarteto Fuego(Estefani Corsini, violin; Jesus Hidalgo,vocals); German Cornejo, choreography. WinterGarden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -9. See Nov 8(8:00); Also 8:00.●●3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Intothe Groove: Young People’s Concerts. Bernstein:Overture to Candide; Tchaikovsky:Themes on The Nutcracker; Bruch: ViolinConcerto No.1; Gershwin: Excerpt from AnAmerican in Paris; Works by PROJECT Trioand others. PROJECT Trio; Leo Jarmain, violin;Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or Chinese hotline:416-593-0688. –. See 1:30.●●5:00: Harbourfront Centre. Day of theDead Festival: Mamselle. Original compositionsrooted in Mexican traditional folklore.Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●7:00: New Adventures in Sound Art(N.A.I.S.A.). ImageScape: Performance byMeridian and work by Michael Trommer.Soundscapes from Robin Davies and MarianVan der Zon, paired with projections by34 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Kevin Mazutinec and spoken word by JustinMcGrail; Trommer: The Night Swimmer.NAISA Space, Artscape Wychwood Barns,601 Christie St. 416-652-5115. .THE WRITER’S WAR:A TRIBUTE TO WARCORRESPONDENTSSat. Nov.9 7:30 pmAll Saints’KingswayAnglican Church2850 Bloor St. West, TorontoRequiem by Eleanor DaleyDona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan WilliamsIn Flanders Fields by Alexander TilleyThe Hour Has Come by Srul Irving Glick●●7:30: Amadeus Choir. The Writer’s War:A Tribute to War Correspondents. Daley:Requiem; For The Fallen; Vaughan Williams:Dona Nobis Pacem; Tilley: In Flanders Fields;Glick: The Hour Has Come; Robinovich: PrayerBefore Sleep; Willan: How They So Softly Rest.Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto; LydiaAdams, conductor; Rebecca Whelan, soprano;Matthew Gaskin, tenor; Nelson Lohnes,bass; Shawn Grenke, organ; guests: RickMacInnes-Rae, Joan Leishman, Laura Lynch,war correspondents. All Saints KingswayAnglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-446-0188. ; (sr); (under 30); (st).●●7:30: Bach Elgar Choir. Baroque OperaChoruses. Works of the 17th and 18th centuries.Arias, choruses and commentary.Bethany Hörst, soprano; Bud Roach,tenor; Alexander Dobson, bass; Ron Greidanus:piano/harpsichord; Alex Cann, conductor.Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 PlainsRd W., Burlington. . 905-527-5995. AlsoNov 10(mat).●●7:30: Music at Islington. White Cliffs andPoppies: Vera Lynn and Remembrance. Musicto honour our Veterans. Guest: Brenna Conrad,soprano; Etobicoke Youth Band WindEnsemble; Les Dobbin, conductor. IslingtonUnited Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-239-1131. ; (st); free(under 12).●●8:00: Arraymusic. Small Wonders. Concertof miniatures. Kondo: Aeschylus; Guechtal:Reverse Filter; works by Boudreau, Carter,Dwarka, Feldmen and others. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . AlsoNov 10 (mat).●●8:00: Bloordale United Church. Oktoberfestin November. Cabaret performanceand dance floor. Twin City Alpine Echo Band.4258 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-358-4504or 416-620-5377. . See Section D fordetails.●●8:00: Canadian Men’s Chorus. Honour:True Patriot Love. Song and dramatic monologue.Works by Nickel, U2, Takach, Fauréand Silberberg. Actors: David Rockne Corrigan,Gabi Epstein and others; Rachel Dick,violin; Pipers’ Quartet; Greg Rainville, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-573-5993. /(adv). 7:40: Pre-concertchat with Laura Silberberg. Post-Concertreception.●●8:00: Community Baroque Orchestra ofToronto. In Concert. Bach in the Ballroom.J.S. Bach: “Brandenburg Concerto No.9”in D Major (arr. Bruce Haynes) for strings;Sonata for Viola da Gamba and HarpsichordNo.3 in g BWV1029; Brandenburg ConcertoNo.5 in D BWV1050; Brandenburg ConcertoNo.4 in G BWV1049; Concerto for Three Violinsand Strings in D BWV1064. Guests: ElixirBaroque Ensemble; Valerie Gordon, ElysssaLefurgy-Smith and Victoria Melik, violins;Justin Haynes, viola da gamba; Sara-AnneChurchill, harpsichord; and others. Ballroom,519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. 416-604-3440. Free; donations accepted.●●8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.Subscription Concert #1. Rachmaninoff:Piano Concerto No.3 in d; Beethoven:Symphony No.8 in F. Norman Reintamm,conductor; Arthur Ozolins, piano. P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterCathedral BluffsSymphony OrchestraNorman Reintamm,conductorguestartistArthurOzolins,pianoSaturday Nov 9, 8pmP.C. Ho Theatrecathedralbluffs.comToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-879-5566. -; -(sr/st);free(under 12).●●8:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga.Definitely a Different Nutcracker.Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers, Dance ofthe Sugar Plum Fairy, Arabian Dance andothers. Ensemble Polaris. Great Hall, UnitarianCongregation of Mississauga, 84 SouthService Rd., Mississauga. 905-848-0015.(family); ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. SymphonicPassion. Dvořák: Violin Concerto;Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5. Stephen Sitarski,violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 NavySt., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. ; (sr); (st). Also Nov 10(2:00).●●8:00: Opera York. Il Trovatore. See Nov 7.●●8:00: Paskke String Quartet. ClassicalChamber Works for Oboe, Bassoon andString Quartet. Works by Mozart, Reicha,Seyfert, Schubert and others. Guests: HazelBoyle, oboe; Rachel Stewart, bassoon. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-720-9041. ; (sr/st); free(under 5). AlsoDec 7 (2:00, Aurora Cultural Centre).●●8:00: Royal Conservatory/Kitchener-WaterlooSymphony. Fantasia on Themes byRush. Lizée: 2012: Triple Concerto for PowerTrio and Orchestra (Fantasia on Themes byRush); new works by Deacon and Dessner.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●8:00: Show One Productions. Tango Fire:Flames of Desire. See Nov 8.●●8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Purcell & Carissimi: Musicfrom London and Rome. See Nov 6(7:00).Also Nov 10(3:30).●●10:00: 416 Toronto Creative ImprovisersFestival. 416-2013. Diane Roblin withHAPPENING; Ted Phillips and Nilan Perara;Toronto Improvisers Orchestra. TranzacClub Main Hall, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. .●●8:00: Academy Concert Series. Landscapeof the Late Romantics. Arensky: String QuartetNo.2 in a; Franck: Sonata in A; Fauré: PianoQuartet No. 2 in g. Edwin Huizinga, violin;Emily Eng, viola; Kerri McGonigle, cello; Ingrid2013-2014 SEASONBringing chamber musicto life on period instrumentsEdwin Huizinga, ViolinEmily Eng, ViolaKerri McGonigle, Cellowith Ingrid Schoenlaub, Cello& Sodi Braide, PianoLandscape of theLate RomanticsNovember 9, 2013 ~ 8:00 pmAcademy Concert Series will perform along withtwo cherished colleagues from Paris highlightinglate Romantic music written in France GermanyGabriel Faure’s Piano Quartet No.2 in G minor,Cesar Franck’s Sonata in A, and Anton Arensky’sString Quartet No.2 in A minor for the unusualand sensual combination ofviolin, viola and two cellos!Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue (West of Chester)Concerts begin at 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm)Regular tickets: or for 3 ~ Student/Senior tickets: or for 3Buy online at or call (416) 629- November 1 – December 7, 2013 | 35

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