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Volume 2 Issue 2 - October 1996

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October

October '96 suling' quintet (first performance); works by Andrew Timar and Louis Andriessen. Andrew Timar, suling; Tine Kiik, accordion; Steven Clarke, piano; Bill · Parsons, kacapi. The Music Gallery, 179. Richmond St. West. 204-1080. · ,. •8:30: World Music Tra~itions & Styles (a series of performances celebrating 'music traditions and styles from around the world). Indian Music & Dance. Joanna Das; Ritesh Das, George Koller, performers. Presented• by the University Settlement Music and Arts School. Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. West. 698- 3444. Free admission and concert. •12:00: Aradia Baroque · Orchestra. Music Around Us. Music by Caldara, Handel, Purcell, Vivaldi, Lully, Hosted by Lorna Jackson. Recorded for broadcast. Glenn .Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- 6555. Free. •12: 10: Music in St. Paul's. ' Organ recital by Eric Robertson. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 961-8116. Free. • ·12: 1 0: University of Toronto Thursday Noon Series. Loons and Lullabies: Gaynor Jones, commentator; performers from the Graduate Department. Walt.er Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744/3750. Free. •12:30: Music at Metropolitan. "Organ Fu'tures." Recital by Nigel Potts on the five-manual Casavant organ - the largest in Canada. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363-0331. Free. •8:00: Quarter Tone Piano. Ives: Three Quarter-Tone Pieces, 1921; · Wyschnegradsky: Variations sur la note do op. 1 0; Integrations; Tenney: Flocking (North American premiere); works by Moser, Wehrli, Jordi, Moorefield. Duo Schneider-Bachli: Ger'trud Schneider & Tomas Bachli, pianos. The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. West. 204- 1080. ,. •8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Berio: Folksongs; Mahler: Symphony #6. Jean Stilwell, mezzo soprano; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, cond. ' ' . ~· ..... ~~-~ - ..:=:... - -- Roy Thomsol'l Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 693-4828. to $,60. •12:00: Friday Noon-Hour Concert; Dvorak: Legend; duos for flute and cello by Roger Knox and Villa-Lobos. Jane Blackstone, Louise Morley, piano; Laurie Glencross, flute; Brenda Muller, cello. Heliconia·n Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 964-6398. Free. - •7:30 & 9:30: Made in Canada - A FestivaJ .of Canadian Music. "lln) Context. " Sonic Boom: Members of Nexus, percussion ensemble; The Stave Reich Band; Stephen Clarke & Adrienne Park, piano; Evergreen Club Gamelan.Ensemble. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 973-4000. to . •8:00-: Music by Numbers: A Chamber Music Benefit Concert. University of. Toronto Faculty, Alumni and students perform three chamber masterworks: Dvorak:' Pi'ano Quintet; Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds; Mendelssohn: Octet. All · proceeds to benefit young performers at the Faculty of Music to provide teaching, resources and guest artist · masterclasses. Waiter, Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 374.4/3750. ,. •8:00: St. James. Cathedral. Organ works by Bach, Franck, Dupre, Durufle & Messiaen; Arthur Wills: The Fenlands; Hoist: Venus and Jupiter from The Planets (arr. Wills). Arthur Wills, organ. King St. at Church St: 364-8849. ,. •8:00: Sinfonia Mississauga, John Barnum, cond. Sweepfng - Crescendos. Kuzmenko: Accordion Concerto·; Sibeliu·s: Rakastava; Mozart: Serenata Notturna; Church ·sonatas; Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten; Mendelssohn: String Symphony # 1 0. Joseph Macerollo, accordion & host. 7:00: free Coffee Chat. Meadowvale Theatre, 6316 Montevideo Road. 905-274- 1571. to . •8:00: The Toronto Consort. A Courtier's Chiefest Ornament - The Dance. ·A salute to Renaissance dance - pavans, galliards, brawls, canaries and voltas. Ken· Pierce Dance Company. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 964-6337. to . •8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Elmer lsEiler, cond. Last Night at the Proms. Hannaford Street Silver Band Brass Quintet; George Brough, organ; Ruth Watson Henderson,. piano. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 598-0422. to . ' •8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant.· 'Daniel Eby's: "A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals." A cast of eight 'singers perform selections by · the world's greatest composers. 604 Church St. 926-4545/929-2715. •1 :00: Harbourfront Centre Cushion Concert. Humperdinck: Hansel and '(Jretel. Cooper Productions. York Quay Centre. 973-4381. . •8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Richard Strauss.~ Elektra. Hummingbird Centre. See October 2. •8:00: Ford Centre. Cleo ,~(line and John Dank worth. 6040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,,.60. •8:00: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. "Octandre. " Varese: Octandre; Harley: Octane - VX (world premiere); Knight: "Twas Now (world premiere); Rolfe: Tombeau (world premiere); Sl)1ith: Avalanche (world premiere); Moral: Talea. Continuum. The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ,. e8:00: Shostakovich is 90( A pelebration of the music of Shostakovich in honour of his 90th birthday. Suite for two pianos Op.6 (1922); Songs for Bass. Voice; Sonata for Piano and Violin Op. 1 04; Preludes from Op.34 arr. by Tsyganov for violin and piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. . •8:00: S~ephane Grappelli, jazz violin. Massey Hall, Shuter St. east of Yonge. 872-4255. ,,. Limited VIP seating. •8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See pctober 3. •8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant. Daniel Eby's: ·~ Magical Journey from Mozart to PULSE Musicals~ " A cast of eight ' singers perform· selections by the world's greatest ' composers. 504 Church St. 925-4546/929-2715. •2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. "Play Gipsy, Play" - a tribute to lmre Kalman. Adele Kozak; Anita Krause; Craig Ashton; Peter Blanchet. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. ·East. 366-7723. . · •2:,00 Canadian Opera Company. Richard Strauss: Salome .. Hummingbird Centre. See October 1. •2:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, Clifford Poole, dir. Annual Youth Concert. Scarborough Civic Centre. 699-5324. Free. •2:30: Ford Centre. Beaux Arts Trio. Haydn: Trio in A, Hob. XV: 18; Shostakovich: Trio·#2 in e minor, 'Op. 67; Brahms: Trio #1 in B, Qp.8. 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,.50,. •3:00: Westview Presbyterian Church. 45th Anniversary Concert. Light classics, novelty music and jazz. ·Daniel Rubinoff, saxophone; Gloria Saarinen, piano. Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. 391-0849 'or 759-8531. , . •4:30: St. Anne's Anglican [Church. Abendmusic. The Peter Togni Trio will perform a conc·ert of old favourites with · a new twist. 270 Gladstone (Dundas at Dufferin) .536-3160. Free. Reception follows to meet the artists. •7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Chancel concert. Diane Dacamera, soprano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363-0331. Free. •S:OO: Made in Canada - A Fest'ival of Canadian Music: "Portals of Intent" C.P. Harman: Iridescence; Pauk: Portals of Intent; Barroso: Concerto for Viola, Electronics & Orchestra (world premiere); Louie: 0 Magnum Mysterium: In Memoriam Glenn Gould. Laura Wilcox, v'iola; Esprit Orchestra; Alex Pauk, cond. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. ,.50. ..

October '96 •12:00: Made in Canada - A · Festival of Canadian Music. Exu/tate Chamber Singers, John Tuttle, orgn/cond.Music by Canadian composers, Debussy & Durufle. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 872-4265. Free. •2:00': Toronto Symphony Orchestra. See October 3. to . . •7:30: Artword Theatre. Composers' Soiree. New compositions by local composers. 81 Portland St. #201. 408-1146. Free. •8:00: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. Hannaford Street Silver Band. Landscapes In Brass.· Bramwell Tovey, cond; Curtis Metcalf, euphonium; James Gardiner, cornet. Pre-concert talk at 7:00pm. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,, groups. •12: 10: University of Toronto Vocal Performance Class. Vocal performances and lecture/demonstrations including Shakespeare Songs with commentator Professor Eric Domville and vocal care with Dr. Brian Hands. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744/3750. Free. •1 :00: Cathedral Church of St. James. The Organ Works of J.S.Bach. Bach: Great C Major Prelude & Fugue (C,547); "Giant Fugue" (d,680); Fantasia (c,562); Toccata & Fugue· (d,565). Giles Bryant, organ. 65 ChUrch St. at King. 369- 0020. Free. ' •7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Richard Strauss: Elektra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 2. •8:00: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. "A CBC 60th Anniversary Concert. " Schipizky: Two Ritual Dances; Chan Ka Nin: The Disquiet; John Estacio: From Ashes ... ; Brian Cherney: In the Stillness of September 1942; Rudolf Komorous: Demure Charm. Saraste Cham,ber Players; Jukka­ Pekka Saraste, cond. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. w. 206-5555. ,. •9:00: Made in Canada- A Festival of Canadian Music. CCMC. This real-time composition team is made up of composers such as Paul Dutton, John Oswald, Michael Snow, Eugene Martynec, Nic Gotham, Ronda Rindone and Daniel Janke. The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1 080. Free. •1 Opm to 1 am: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. Late Nite New Music Cabaret. CCMC. Michael Snow (piano), John Oswald (saxophone), Paul Dutton (voice), present realtime collective compositions with electroacoustics. Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ,$-7 or free with a ticket stub from any Made in Canada event. •12:00: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. Chan Ka Nin: Rise; J. Scott lrvine: Aubade; Henri Mulet: Carillon-Sortie; Petr Eben: Okna: Chagall Windows. Stuart Laughton, trumpet; William O'Meara, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 872-4255. Free. •7:30: World Music Traditions & Styles (a series of performances celebrating music traditions and styles from around the world). Baroque & Classical music. Anna Chan, harpsichord; lvanna Popovic, violin. Presented by the University Settlement Music and Arts School. Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. West. 698-3444. Free admission and concert. •8:00: Ford Centre, Me/os Quartet Stuttgart. Berg: Quartet, Op.3; Dvorak: Quartet #9 in d minor, Op.34; Schubert: Quartet in G, D.887. 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. ,,. •8:00: Made in Canada - A Festival of Canadian Music. "Xenophobia. " Buczynski: Lyric IX (world premiere); Kulesha: Fifth Chamber Concerto; Desjardins: Jeux et regards dans l'espace; Hatzis: Omen (Canadian premiere). Composers' Orchestra; Marie Berard, violin; Lawrence Cherney, oboe; Gary Kulesha, cond. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-656!5. ,. •8:00: University of Toronto PULSE Jazz Series. Small Jazz Poole, flute; David Greenberg, Ensembles. Hear your violin; Sergei lstomin, cello; favourite standards as well as Colin Tilney, harpsichord. faculty and student Hosted by Lorna Jackson. arrangements & compositions. Recorded for broadcast. Glenn Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. Gould Studio, 250 Front St. 978-3744/3760. Free. W. 206-6656. Free. •1 Opm to 1 am: Made in •12: 10: Music in St. Paul's. Canada - A Festival of Organ recital by Eric Hauser. Canadian Music. Daniel Janke St. Paul's Anglican Church, (piano/kora) presents a fusion 227 Bloor St. East. 961-8116. of contemporary, jazz and Free. African traditions. Music •1 2:30: Chamber Music at Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. Christ Church. Ensemble 204-1080. , or free Vallon, Baroque music on with a ticket stub from any original instruments. Christ Made in Canada event. Church Deer Park, 1670 Yonge St. 920-6211. Free. •12:30: Music at · ·. Metropolitan. "Organ Futures. " Recital by John Bryan on the five-manual •12:00 noon: Music Around Us. C.P.E. Bach: Trio Sonatas in b minor, G major and Bb. Les Coucous Benevoles: Elissa Back by popula Cu'Fu? (So A Sicilian's response life's perplexing Written and performed by Calogero ( Charly) Chiarelli Story, song and blues harmonica. Sept. 20 to end of October, 1 Fri & Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm Tickets & Artword Theatre 81 Portland Street, #201, Toronto 416· 408-1146 (east of Bathurst, south of King) c B L A A R V 0 Casavant organ - the largest in Canada. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363-0331. Free. I Q E u R E s s Dawn Lyons & Den Ciul 109 Fuller Avenue Toronto, Ontario M6R 2C4 Phone: (416). 538-3062 Fax: (416) 538-3062 Email: dlyons@io.org page at http://www.io.org/ -dlyons HARPSICHORDS CLAVICHORDS SPINETS VIRGINALS FORTE-PIANOS Sales • Repairs - Rentals Agents for Zuckermann Harpsichords

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