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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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cantatas. Lesley Bouza,

cantatas. Lesley Bouza, soprano; Colin Ainsworth,tenor; Diego Matamoros, speaker;Toronto Children’s Chorus; Festival Orchestra;James Bourne and Michel Ross, piano;A. Concerts in the GTAMichael Bloss, organ; Noel Edison, conductor.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-598-0422 x221. -; -(sr);(30 and under).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. gamUT Ensemble Concert. NorbertPalej, director. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750.Free.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Beethoven and Strauss.Beethoven: Overture to The Consecrationof the House; Symphony No. 4; Berg: SevenEarly Songs; Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s MerryPranks. Erin Wall, soprano; Sir Andrew Davis,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828 or Chinese hotline: 416-593-0688. –5. Also Nov 23.●●8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. JohnCage: Sonatas and Interludes, arranged forpercussion. Guest: Rick Sacks, percussion.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-788-8272.; (st/arts workers).●●9:00 and 10:15: Mezzetta Restaurant.Jazz at Mezzetta. Lorne Lofsky, guitar; KieranOvers, bass. 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. . Also at 10:15.Thursday November 21●●12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Virtuoso Masterpieces.Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie; Liszt:“Dante” Sonata; Debussy: Images; Prokofiev:Sonata No.6 in A Op.82 and other works.Alexander Seredenko, piano. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-306-2329. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church of Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: Graham Thibert, trumpet.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Stephen Harland, tenor. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Les Voix Humaines: The Seasons. Songs,dances, and fantasias celebrating the seasonsof the year. Works by Purcell, Vivaldi,Vigneault, Gershwin, and others. SuzieLeBlanc, soprano; Les Voix Humaines Consortof Viols: Susie Napper; Margaret Little;Mélisande Corriveau; Felix Deak. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-923-7052. .●●7:30: Promise Productions. Pieces of Me(A New Musical). See Nov 20. Also Nov 22,23(2:00 and 7:30) 26, 27, 28, 29, 30(2:00 and7:30).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor inMusic: Vijay Iyer. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750.Free.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Improv Soiree. Participatory “openmike” improvisation. Improv studios of MattBrubeck, hosts. Sterling Beckwith Studio,235 Accolade East Building, York University,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●8:00: Clarkson Music Theatre. LegallyBlonde. See Nov 15. Also Nov 22, 23(2:00 and8:00), 24(2:00).●●8:00: Music Toronto. Miró Quartet. Schubert:Quartettsatz Quartet in E D353 Op.125,No.2; Quartet in d D810, “Death and theMaiden”. Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer,violins; John Largess, viola; JoshuaGindele, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 FrontSt. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754./.50(with accompanying student);(sr);(st); Pay Your Age(18–25).●●8:00: Japan Foundation. Chikugen Bayashi.Original works by Yamada and Aikawa; andother traditional pieces. Michiko Yamada,Enjoy two Britten cantatas—vivid and dramatic stories toldwith narrator, soloists, full choirand orchestra.oURseasonNov. 20, 2013 | 7:30 pmYorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge StreetNoel Edison conductorColin Ainsworth tenorLesley Bouza sopranoDiego Matamoros speakerJames Bourne pianoMichel Ross pianoMichael Bloss organToronto Children’s ChorusFestival OrchestraBritten The Company of HeavenBritten St. NicolasBrittenat 100Box office416-598-0422 ext. seniors Vox tix– $ 76 $ 35– $ 70 $ 25 for 30 & underSubScribe to 3 concertS & Save! Call the tMC Box offiCe40 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Shinobue (Japanese traditional bambooflute); Satoshi Aikawa, guitar. Guest: YukikoYamashita, percussion. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-966-1600 x229. .Reserved seating.●●8:00: Steppin Out Theatrical Productions.Bye Bye Birdie. Written by Stewart; lyrics byAdams; music by Strouse. Richmond Hill Centrefor the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.,Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr/st).Also Nov 22–24(start times vary).thinedgenewmusiccollectiveunusual spectrum IIIthursday, november 21st8pm array Space [155 walnut ave]tickets regular students/seniors/arts●●8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective.Unusual Spectrum III. Works by Crumb,Ladano, Kulesha, Labadie and De Man. KathrynLadano, bass clarinet. Array Space,155 Walnut Ave. 647-456-7597. ; (st/sr/arts workers).Friday November 22●●12:10: St Andrew’s Church. NoontimeRecital: Peter Stoll and Adam Zukiewicz,Clarinet and Piano. St. Andrew’s Church,73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.See Nov 1. Also Nov 29.●●7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! Reid Janisse, script; Chilina Kennedy(Little Mermaid); Dan Chameroy (DamePlumbum/Little Mermaid’s Aunt); MarcDevigne (Handsome Prince); Ross Petty (Ogopogothe Evil Sea Wizard); and others. ElginTheatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-599-9090. -; (under12); 5(family 4-pack).Nov 22 to Jan 4; no performance Mondays orDec 25 and Jan 1; start times vary.●●7:30: ArtHouse Festival Series Concerts.Gryphon Trio. Burlington Performing ArtsCentre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (family 4-pack). In support ofArtHouse.●●7:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale and BaroqueSoloists. Bach: Christmas Oratorio PartOne and Magnificat. Christ Church Anglican,4 Elizabeth St. N., Brampton. 905-873-9909.; (st). Also Nov 24(mat) at St. EliasUkrainian Church.●●7:30: Promise Productions. Pieces of Me (ANew Musical). See Nov 20. Also Nov 23(2:00and 7:30) 26, 27, 28, 29, 30(2:00 and 7:30).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Woodwind Chamber Ensembles. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-978-3750. Free.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Gospel Choir. Worksby Walker, Pace, Nelson and Matthews. KarenBurke, conductor. Sandra Faire and IvanFecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, YU,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).Also Nov 23.●●8:00: Clarkson Music Theatre. LegallyBlonde. See Nov 15. Also Nov 23(2:00 and8:00), 24(2:00).●●8:00: Ensemble Adelphi. Music forBenjamin and St. Cecilia. Bairstow: Let allmortal flesh keep silence; Britten: Hymn toSt. Cecilia; Prelude and Fugue on a Themeof Vittoria; Te Deum in C; Palestrina: Massand Motet “Veni Sponsa Christi”; Chilcott:The Shepherd’s Carol. Vocal Ensemble Adelphi;Peter Bishop director; Andrew Adair,organist. Church of St.Vincent de Paul,263 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-535-5119. donation suggested.●●8:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions. ByeBye Birdie. See Nov 15. Also Nov 23, 24, 29,30(start times vary).●●8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall.Masters of Music. Stravinsky: Suite Italienne;Villa-Lobos: Alma Brasileira (arr. Jorge Calandrelli);Piazzolla: Oblivion (arr. Kyoko Yamamoto);Guarnieri: Dansa Negra (arr. JorgeCalandrelli); de Falla: Siete Canciones PopularesEspañolas G40; and other works.Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50–$199.50.●●8:00: Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall.Wayne Shorter, saxophone. 80th BirthdayCelebration. Wayne Shorter Quartet: DaniloPerez, piano; John Patitucci, bass; BrianBlade, drums. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.416-872-4255. .50–.50.●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Orchestra Concerts:Lior Shambadal. Beethoven: LeonoreOverture No.2 Op.72a; Symphony No.3 inE-flat Op.55, “Eroica;” Hindemith: SymphonicMetamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria vonWeber. Lior Shambadal, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.6:45: prelude performance by Glenn GouldSchool students.●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. 15th AnniversaryConcert/CD release. Works for Japanesetaiko drums, gongs, bells, wooden clappersand bamboo flutes. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000 x1. -35; (sr/st). AlsoNov 23.●●8:00: Steppin Out Theatrical Productions.Bye Bye Birdie. See Nov 21. Also Nov 23,24(start times vary).●●8:00: Toronto Consort. La Istoria dePurim: Music and Poetry of the Jews in RenaissanceItaly. Music on period instruments.Songs in Italian, Hebrew and Yiddish. EnsembleLucidarium. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. -; $19-(sr); (under 30). Also Nov 23.●●8:00: Tranzac Club Main Hall. Charlie’sBoogie CD Release Show. Duane Andrewsand Craig Young, guitar. 292 Brunswick Ave.416-923-8137. .Saturday November 23●●2:00: Clarkson Music Theatre. LegallyBlonde. See Nov 15. Also 8:00 andNov 24(2:00).●●2:00: Promise Productions. Pieces of Me(A New Musical). See Nov 20. Also 7:30 andNov 26, 27, 28, 29, 30(2:00 and 7:30).●●2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●2:00: Steppin Out Theatrical Productions.Bye Bye Birdie. See Nov 21. Also Nov 24(2:00).●●3:00: The Neapolitan Connection–MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn. Agelos PianoTrio. Tea, historical tour, cookies included.Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 647-955-2108. ; .50(st).●●4:00: The Larkin Singers. Inspired:100 Years of Britten . Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia;Rejoice in the Lamb. Matthew Larkin, conductor.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416 895 0651. ; (sr); (st).●●7:30: Cantemus Singers. Sing Nowell!Charpentier: Messe de Minuit Pour Noël; Gibbons:See, See the Word is Incarnate; andother works. Michael Erdman, conductor.St. Aidan’s Anglican Church (The Beach),70 Silverbirch Ave. 416 578 6602. ; (sr/st); 10(children under 12). Fundraiser forCommunity Centre 55’s Share-a-Christmasprogram. Also Nov 24 at Church of the HolyTrinity.●●7:30: Jubilate Singers. This ShiningNight. Melodies and poetry from classical tojazz. Music by Barber, Brahms, Lauridsen, November 1 – December 7, 2013 | 41

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