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Volume 2 Issue 3 - November 1996

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; : PULSE the • ' Wed. Oct. 30- Sat. Nov. 2 SONIC CIRCUITS Festival of Electroacoustic Music . Performances by musicians and multi-media artists working with electronic technology. Call tor details. Sunday 3 THE BURDOCKS Pianist Eve Egoyan, cellist Margaret Gay, clarinettist Ronda Rindone, and violinist Mar~ Sabat perform. Wednesday 6 the TUVA ENSEMBLE The astoundiAg group of overtone singer~ from central Asia! Experience an ancient music that must be witnesse~ to be appreciated, Thursday 7 JOANNE HOUNSELL Soprano Hounsell with pianist Laurent Philippe and oboist Jonathon Fischer - works by ScHUBERT, DEBUSSY, RODRIGO and MICHAEL PARKER. Friday 8 MAJ1D KIANI Master of the santur (hammer dulcimer) - an artist capable of offering insight into the spiritual character, of Persian classical music. $aturday 9 TRIO PHOEN,IX Montreal pianist Brigitte Poulin, Belgian flutist Lieve Schuermans and English cellist Simon ,Turner - wprks by IANNIS XENAKIS, ToRu TAKEMITSU and more. Monday 11 ARCANA Jim Gardiner, trumpet; Marc Sabat, violin; Margaret, Gay, cello; John Gzowski, guitar; and Eve Egoyan, piano - new music from Slovakia. Sat. 16 & Sun. 17 STRANGE ATTRACTORS & NEW MILLENNIUM ORCHESTRA Wild large ensemble improvisation! Wed. 20- Sat. 23. 8 pm 8) Sun 24. 3 pm OPERA ANONYMOUS presents THE CONSUL GIAN CARLO MENOTII's masterpiece! Thursday 28 GROUPE BASSAN & TABU African traditions and cross-boundary drumming featuring djembe virtuoso Joseph A'shong. Friday 29 CHESTERFIELD INLET Featuring singer/songwriter Andrea Koziol and pianist Bill Brennan - memorable performances of finelycrafted, emotionally-charged songs. 179 Richmond St. W. (near University Ave.) All performances begin at 8:00pm, unless indicated otherwise For tickets and into. call 204-1 080 (> PULSE'S COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT LISTINGS FOR NOVEMBER 1996 (> •LISTINGS ARE BY DATE. •WITHIN EACH DATE THEY ARE BY TIME OF DAY FROM EARLIEST TO LATEST. (TIMES ARE P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED) •WHERE THERE IS MORE THAN ONE EVENT IN A TIME-SLOT (E.G. FRIDAY NOV.1, 8:00PM), THEY ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER. • EVENTS FOR WHICH NO TIME WAS AVAILABLE AT TIME OF GOING TO PRESS ARE LISTED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE DAY'S EVENTS. • 12:00 noon: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Lobby concert. Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744/3750. Free. • 1 2:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers' Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Flora Lim, flute; Susan Archibald, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 593~4822. Free. • 8:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Mass of St. James Compostela. Toronto premiere of an authentic, pre­ Tridentine mass reconstructed by Montreal musicologist Paul Helmer. St. James choir. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Celebration of Schubert Series. Andreas Schinidt, baritone; Rudolf Jansen, piano. Schubert: "Schwanengesang", 0.911; Five Lieder. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,,. • 8:00: The Music Gallery: Vintage Night. Historic instruments - ondes Martenot (1 918-1972), multiple theremins with live processing (1916), teleharmonium (1908; video). music of David Tudor (1975). Featuring special guest Suzanne Binet-Audet (Montreal) performing Gilles Gobeil; Bentley Jarvis, James Bailey, Peter Mosher, David Neelin, Nilan Perera, John D.S. Adams, ·sarah Peebles. Also, with Takashi Harada and Reynold Weidenaar (taped works). $'10. PLEASE CHECK AHEAD Concert-goer beware! INFORMATION, PHONE NUMBERS ARE PROVIDED for ALL PULSE VENUES. PLEASE phone ahead to confirm.

November '96 • 8:00: Opera Atelier. Mozart: Don Giovanni. Marshal! Pynkoski, dir; Jeannette Zingg, choreographer; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Marc Minkowski, cond. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 284 King St. West. 925-3767. to . • 8:00: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Buczynski: Piano Sonata #6; "Royer: A Short Odessey; Luengen: Tenebrae Factae · Sunt Fruhlingslied; Chah Ka Nin: Soul Mate; Kulesha: And Dark Time Flowed By Her Like A River. Waiter Buczynski and Lydia Wong, piano; Steven Dann, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; MacMillan Singers cond. by Dr. Doreen Rao. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744/3750. ,. • 8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant. Daniel Eby's "A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals. " A cast of eight singers performs 'selections by the world's greatest composers. 504 Church St. 925-4545/929-2715. • 1 O:OOam: Church of the Holy Family. Victoria: Requiem mass for All Souls Day; Gregorian ch~nt propers. Choir of the Toronto Oratory. 1372 King St. West. 532-2879. Free. • 1 :00: Mississauga Symphony Children's Series. The Pied Piper: A Symphonic Tale in Poetry and Song (World Premiere). Charles T. Cozens, guest conductor. Cawthra Park Auditorium, 1305 Cawthra Road South. 905-274-1571. .50,.50 • 7:00: Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, dir. Soirees de Vienne. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Schubert: Overture and Chorus from Rosamunde; Soirees de Vienna; J.Strauss Jr: excerpts from "Die Fledermaus;" J.Strauss Sr: Radetzky March. Maria Knapik-Sztramko, soprano; Musica Antiqua Vocal Ensemble. Bloor St. United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 488-0191. ,. • 8:00: Amadeus Choir, Lydia Adams, cond. Mystic Voices. Arvo Part: Te Deum; Henryk Gorecki: Totus Tuus; Benjamin Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia. With string orchestra & Eleanor Daley, organ. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 324-9333. , . • 8:00: Benefit Concert for Out of the Cold. Rarely performed works by Brahms and Schoenberg performed by a professional string ensemble. St. Patrick's Church. 141 McCaul St. Suggested offering: . • 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, Clifford Poole, dir. A ward Concert. Music by Sarasate, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Dvorak. Violin Competition Award Winner. Midland Collegiate Auditorium, 720 Midland Ave. 699-5324., . • 8:00: Deer Park Concerts. Bach, Handel and Telemann: Arias for Voice and Violin; Pasquini, Solar and Handel: Duets for Two Keyboards. Christine Stelmacovich, mezzo soprano; Julia Baumgartel, violin; Patricia Phillips Wright, organ; . William Wright, harpsichord. • Deer Park United Church, • 129 St. Clair Ave. West. 962-3381. . • 8:00: Leaside Concert Series. Music from the Renaissance and Baroque by Johnson, Van Eyck, Dowland, Vivaldi, Telemann, Bach. Robert Kubica, Wilma van Berkel, guitars; Maria Riedstra, soprano; Albert Verheij, recorders; Elizabeth Diodati, Nadiya lakovtchuk, piano. Leaside Presbyterian Church, 670 Eglinton East. 488-2588. ,. • 8:00: Mississauga Guitar Society. A Harvest of Songs. Works by Bach, Britten, Holborne, Villa-Lobos. Trevor Burt, guitar; Alexandra Lennox, soprano. 7pm: Preconcert chat with luthier Peter Daniels. St. Thomas Beckett Anglican Church, 3535 South Common Court. 821-009.0. .50,. • 8:00: Music Umbrella Chamber Concerts. A Guitar Recital. Music by Barrios, Henze, Sor. Jeffrey McFadden, guitar. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 461- 6681. ,,. • 8:00: Opera Atelier. Mozart: Don Giovanni. Royal Alexandra Theatre. See November 1. • 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Brainerd Blyden­ Taylo,r, conductor. There is Sweet Music. Elgar: There is Sweet Music; Casals: Nigra OF GREATER TORONTO Lydia Adams, Conductor present MHsttc Voices Arvo Part Henryk C6recki Benjamin Britten John Tavener TeDeum Totus Tuus Hymn to St. Cecilia ' Funeral lkos Saturday, November 21 1996 at 8:oop.m. Ceorge Weston Recital Ha[[ Ford Centre for the Performing Arts 5040 Yonge Street, North York Tickets available at the Ford Centre for the Performing Arts or by phoning TicketMaster at (416) 872-2222. PULSE Sum; Willan: I Beheld Her; Gloria Deo per lmmensa Saecula; Parry: Hear my Words, Ye People; Stanford: The Blue Bird; Sumsion: They that Go Down to the Sea in Ships; Gardiner: Evening · Hymn. Sidgwick Scholars; Christopher Dawes, organ. MUSIC UMBRELLA PRESENTS JEFFREY McFADDEN classical guitar Saturday, Nov. 2, 8:00pm Eastminster United 310 Danforth Avenue . & tickets at the door or phone 461-6681 TORONTO SINFONIETT A Matthew Jaskiewicz, Music Director presents ... Soirees de C{)ienne Mozart: Coronation Mass Schubert: Rosamunde, Soirees de Vienne Strauss Jr: excerpts from Die Fledermaus Strauss Sr: Radetzky March Bloor Street United Church NOVEMBER 2, 7:00 p.m. Ticket info 488·0191 Polish Canadian Society of Music ~

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