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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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BlackCMYKSchoenlaub, cello; Sodi Braide, piano. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-629-3716. ; (sr/st).Sunday November 10●●1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Toronto. The Violin.Bach Sonata No.1. Jonathan Crow.662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. .Proceeds to Seicho-No-Ie Roof Fund. Pleasebring non-perishable item for Food Bankdonation.●●2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Day of theDead Festival: Mariachi Salute to Day of theDead. See Nov 9.●●2:00: Holocaust Education Week. Lettersfrom Bozena. Song cycle based on lettersfrom Czechoslovakia written in German in1939-40, by composer’s grandmother. C. Heller:Letters from Bozena, for soprano, violaand piano. Barry Shiffman, viola; Stacie Carmona,soprano; piano tba. Kiever Synagogue,25 Bellevue Ave. 416–593–9702. Free.●●2:00: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. SymphonicPassion. See Nov 9(8:00).●●2:00: Royal Conservatory/TorontoHarp Society. Mazzoleni Masters: Harp-Fest. Schafer: Tanzlied for mezzo-sopranoand harp; Brophy: The Red Sky; Livingston:Garden; and works by Buhr and Lau. JudyLoman and Angela Schwarzkopf, harp; EleanorJames, mezzo. Mazzoleni Concert Hall,Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●3:00: Arraymusic. Small Wonders. SeeNov 9 (8:00).●●3:00: 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 9(eve).●●3:00: Music on Canvas. French Music foran Autumn Afternoon. Works by Marais, Mozart,Chaminade, Fauré and Franck. ZacharyEbin, violin; Maria Dolnycky, piano. KUMF Gallery,2118-A Bloor St. W. 416-621-9287. ;(sr/st).●●3:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto UkrainianMale Chamber Choir. A Tribute toLesia Ukrainka. Concert of music composedto the works of Ukrainian poetessLesia Ukrainka. All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-763-2197 orA. Concerts in the GTA416-246-9880. ; (sr/st).●●3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra andChamber Choir. Purcell & Carissimi: Musicfrom London and Rome. See Nov 6(7:00).●●4:00: St. James Cathedral. Weekly OrganRecital: Andrew Ager. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.●●5:00: Harbourfront Centre. Day of theDead Festival: Tribute to Agustin Lara,Jose Alfredo Jimenez and Chavela Vargas.Music by Mexican songwriters. Jorgeand Yuri Lopez; Mamselle. Brigantine Room,235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Boris Krajny,piano. Beethoven: Waldstein Sonata; Worksby J.S. Bach, Suk, Smetana and Slavicky. St.Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416-879-5677. ; free(subscribers).●●8:00 and 9:30: Lula Lounge. SymphronicaCD Launch Concert. Ron Davis, piano and keyboards;Kevin Barrett, guitar; Mike Downes,bass; Roger Travassos, drums; JessicaDeutsch, violin; and others. 1585 Dundas St.W. 416-588-0307. . Also 9:30; and Nov 3.●●8:00: That Choir. That Choir Remembers.Gjeilo: Dark Night of the Soul (premiere);Whitacre: When David Heard; Mealor: SheWalks in Beauty; Daley: Set Me as a Seal;Rajaton: Butterfly. That Choir String Ensemble;Craig Pike, conductor. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-419-1756.; /sr/arts workers), (st). Supporting“out of the cold” program.Monday November 11●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical InstrumentalRecital featuring student soloists. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●9:30: The Rex Hotel. Christine Jensen,saxophone, and the Toronto Jazz Orchestra.Josh Grossman, band leader. 194 Queen St.W. 416-598-2475. .Tuesday November 12●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Songs of Life and Love. Worksby Schumann, Strauss, Hahn, Bellini; Current:Birefringence; Extreme Positions(Toronto premieres, based on texts by Bökand bpNichol). Simone Osborne, soprano;Anne Larlee, piano. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: York U ChamberStrings. Mark Chambers, conductor. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●1:00: St. James Cathedral. Weekly OrganRecital: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.●●7:00: Joe and Joël Fafard. A Tune to Art:Sculpture and Song. Root guitar. GladstoneHotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635 x0. .Wednesday November 13●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Unfolding. Originalcompositions. John Kameel Farah, piano.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329. Free.●●12:00_noon: Hart House. Mid-Day Mosaics.Susha, South Indian classical (carnatic)vocals, percussion, and visual artist. HartHouse, East Common Room, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free. Complimentaryrefreshments.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Imre Olah, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. junctQinKeyboard Collective. Gervais: The LittleMermaid from Disney Princess Disasters;Eddington: Dogtown, Big Muddy and Devil’sPunchbowl; Schnittke: Hommage à Stravinsky,Prokofiev and Shostakovich; Pearce:Chess suite for two toy pianos. StephanieChua, Joseph Ferretti and Elaine Lau, piano.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601. /(adv).●●7:30: group of 27. g2-7 recital series.Strauss: Andante for Horn and Piano;Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1;Horn Trio in E-flat Op.40. Etsuko Kimura, violin;Gabe Radford, horn; Monique de Margerie,piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-735-3662. ; (sr/st/arts workers);(under 18).●●7:30: St. James Cathedral. Mozart’sRequiem. Vicki St. Pierre, conductor; CathedralChoir; Shannon Mercer, KrisztinaSzabo, Christopher Mayell and Jesse Clark,vocal solos; Talisker Players. CathedralChurch of St. James, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x245. -.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Chamber Choir. Works byMonteverdi, Haydn, Martin, Whitacre andothers. Mélisande Sinsoulier, pianist; LisetteCanton, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Soundstreams. Reimagining Flamenco.Contemporary perspectives on flamencoworks. De Falla: El Amor Brujo; Danceof the Miller; Seven Spanish Folksongs;Albéniz: Asturias; El Albaicín; de Lucia: Monasteriode Sal; Zyryab; Ristic: Boiling Song(premiere). Grisha Goryachev, guitar; SeroujKradjian, piano; Antonia Contreras, vocals;Virtuoso Chamber Orchestra. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.-. 7:00: Pre-concert chat.●●9:00 and 10:15: Mezzetta Restaurant. Jazzat Mezzetta. Dave Young, bass; Rob Piltch, guitar.681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. .Also at 10:15.Thursday November 14●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church of Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Universityof Toronto Faculty of Music performancestudents. Christ Church Deer Park,1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donationswelcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight.Preview of the Opera Division’s productionof Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, with excerptsperformed by the cast. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Patricia Wright, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●12:30: York University Departmentof Music. World@Noon: Jeng Yi KoreanDrum and Dance. Martin Family Lounge,219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Concert: Nimmons’N’90. Concertcelebrating Phil Nimmons’ 90th birthday.U of T Jazz Orchestra; David Braid; Phil Nimmons;Gordon Foote, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3750. By donation; proceeds to benefitthe Noreen and Phil Nimmons EntranceScholarship in Jazz Performance.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: ChristinaPetrowska Quilico, piano. Works by Caravassilisand Southam. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Kurt Elling:The Brill Building Project. Jazz and beyond.Kurt Elling, vocalist. Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreREIMAGINING FLAMENCOThe Canadian debut of renowned Spanish flamenco singer Antonia Contreras,performing El Amor Brujo. Also featuring guitar virtuoso Grisha Goryachevand pianist Serouj Kradjian.November 13, 2013 at 8:00 pmTrinity-St. Paul’sCentreFor tickets call 416-408-0208or visit soundstreams.ca36 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music Mix:Bruce Hornsby. The Way It Is, Mandolin Rain,Every Little Kiss and other songs. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Friday November 15●●12:10: St. Andrew’s Church. NoontimeRecital: Matthew Ming Li, Piano. 73 Simcoe St.416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.See Nov 1. Also Nov 22, 29.●●7:00: Arts and Events Programming at theUniversity of Toronto Scarborough. MadawaskaQuartet. Guests: Guy Yehuda, clarinet;Brett Kingsbury, piano. Leigha Lee BrowneTheatre, University of Toronto Scarborough,1265 Military Trail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free. Seating limited, must RSVP.●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:The Silent Serenade. Korngold (Canadianpremiere). Students from Glenn Gould Schoolvocal program; Peter Tiefenbach, conductor.Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . Also Nov 16.●●7:30: Westwood Concerts. An IntimateEvening of Classical Music. Works byBernstein, Debussy, Schumann, Haydn andBrahms. Michael Westwood, clarinet; GregoryMillar, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 289-987-3097. (adv).●●8:00: Andjelika Javorina. November Vault.Auerbach: 24 Preludes for Piano Op.41; Javorina:Sleep Cycle for soprano and piano; AveVerum for soprano, cello and piano. AndjelikaJavorina, piano; Sara Papini, soprano; BryanHolt, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.W. 1-866-943-8849. ; (under30).●●8:00: Clarkson Music Theatre. LegallyBlonde. Based on the novel by AmandaBrown. O’Keefe and Benjamin: music andlyrics; Hach: book; Emilie Westbrook (ElleWoods); Neil Salinas (Emett Forrest); RaylinMarcotte (Margo/Greek Chorus); MonicaSzustakowski (Serena/Greek Chorus); EmilyNorman (Pilar/Greek Chorus); and others;Jenny Peace, music director; Rita Ferguson,Christine McMahon and Nick Forrow, producers.Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 MontevideoRd, Mississauga. 905-615-4720. ; (sr/st). Also Nov 16, 17(mat), 21, 22, 23(mat andeve), 24(mat).●●8:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions.Bye Bye Birdie. By Stewart; lyrics by Adams;music by Strouse. Michael Rubinstein, stagedirector; Mark Peterson, music director;Ashley Lawniczak, choreographer. BurnhamthorpeAuditorium, 500 The East Mall,Etobicoke. 416-248-0410. ; (youth).Also Nov 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30(start timesvary).●●8:00: group of 27. The Odd (But Lovely)Bird. Lussier: Odd Bird Concerto for bassoon;Finzi: Love’s Labours Lost Op.28; 3 Soliloquies;Honegger: Pastorale d’été; Beethoven: SymphonyNo.2. Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon;Eric Paetkau, conductor; Etsuko Kimura,concert master. Guest: William Yong, dancer.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W.416-735-3662. ; (sr/st/arts workers);(under 18).●●8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall.Emilie-Claire Barlow, vocals. Winter GardenTheatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-4255..50–.50.●●8:00: Mattaniah Christian Male Choir.Christ Has Come. Andre Knevel, organ;Joyce Postmus, piano; Herman den Hollander,conductor. Guest: Benjamin Ho,tenor. Hebron Christian Reform Church,4240 Anderson St., Whitby. 905-668-5551.; (sr); (family). Benefit for DurhamChristian Homes Long-term Care Facilities,Bowmanville.●●9:00: Holocaust Education Week. NationalNarratives – Giving Voice: Voices From theWhirlwind. Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Ave. 416-487-4161. Free. Concert follows Sabbath services.See Nov 6 (Grace Church on-the-Hill).Saturday November 16●●7:00: Church of the Ascension. FundraisingConcert. Contemporary and traditionalgospel music. Toronto Mass Choir.33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. , (ch).●●7:30: Choirs and Instrumentalists ofThornhill United Church. November Delights.Light music. Thornhill United Church, 25 ElginSt., Thornhill. 905-889-2131. Freewill offering.Refreshments to follow.●●7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Music byBeethoven and Schubert. Beethoven: Sonatain f Op.57 “Appassionata”; Schubert: Lieder;Der Hirt auf dem Felsen. Janet Obermeyer,soprano; Arnold Tirzits, piano; JonathanKrehm, clarinet. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. .●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series:The Silent Serenade. See Nov 15.●●7:30: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds.From Generation to Generation. Polgar: TwoSymphonic Dances in Latin Rhythm; Bennett’sSuite of Old American Dances; Calvert: Suiteon Canadian Folk Songs; Dvořák: SlavonicThe Church ofthe Ascension“Light in the city”presentsThe Toronto Mass ChoirTraditional and ContemporaryGospel MusicSaturday Nov 16, 7p.m/adults /children(12 and under)33 Overland Drive, TorontoTickets by phone 416 444 8881or online at Eventbrite.caascension.caSilverthorn Symphonic Winds • Andrew Chung, Music DirectorFrom Generation to Generation2013/2014 Artist in ResidenceMichael Fedyshyn, TrumpetYorkminster CitadelSaturday, Nov 16 — 7:30 pmwww.silverthornsymphonicwinds.caTickets:/ November 1 – December 7, 2013 | 37

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