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Volume 20 Issue 1 - September 2014

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  • September
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Free, donations welcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Tuesday Performance Class for Singers:Singers and the Spoken Words. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.●●8:00: Musideum. Stephen Palmer. Soloacoustic 6- and 12-string guitar. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Wednesday September 24●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Peter Nikiforuk,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●8:00: Toronto Oratory. Oratorium Saeculare.Excerpts from Palestrina’s CanticumCanticorum; Homily; Sung Compline. MeghanMoore, Simon Honeyman, Michael Pius Taylor,Paul Ziade and Sean Nix, vocals; PhilipFournier, conductor. The Oratory, Holy FamilyChurch, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.Thursday September 25●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Fuego lento. PayadoraTango Ensemble performs highlightsfrom its debut album. Traditional and contemporarytango music. Richard BradshawFlute StreetpresentsA. Concerts in the GTAThe Paganiniof the PiccoloJean-Louis Beaumadier, piccolowith pianist, Jordi Torrentand Flute Street Flute ChoirFriday, September 26,8:00 p.m.Church of the Holy Trinity10 Trinity Square (behind the Eaton Centre)Tickets: , (seniors), (students)416-462-9498Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Brass Quintet.Works by Tilson Thomas, J.S. Bach, Bozza andCable. James Gardiner, Steve Woomert, AudreyGood, Vanessa Fralick and Mark Tetreault.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Leo Ravensbergen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.●●7:30: Arthouse Festival Series. Waiting forDusk. Matt Dusk and Eleanor McCain sing jazzfavourites. Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or1-888-489-7784. . In support of Arthouse.●●7:30: Jarvis Street Baptist Church. LordOur God, How Majestic Is Your Name. Organrecital with psalms, hymns, improvisationsand worship through music. Leo Ravensbergen,organ. 130 Gerrard St. E. 416-925-3261. Free. Donations welcome. Benefit forheritage building restoration fund.●●8:00: Musideum. Don Graham. Roots, folk,country. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Small World Music Festival. FestivalOpening Launch Party, featuring Os Tropies.Gypsy jazz and Brazilian funk. SmallWorld Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace,180 Shaw St. 416 536-5439. Free.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Beethoven Symphony 9. Rachmaninoff:Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini;Beethoven: Symphony No.9 “Choral”. JessicaRivera, soprano; Andrea Ludwig, mezzo;David Pomeroy, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone;Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Daniil Trifonov,piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828;416-593-0688(Chinese). .75–9. Preconcertchat. Also Sep 26(7:30), 27.●●9:00: Jazz Bistro. Adi Braun: An Eveningwith “Rosie, Judy, and Peggy.” Clooney, Garlandand Lee signature songs. Adi Braun,vocals; David Restivo, piano; Pat Collins, bass;Daniel Barnes, drums. 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. ; (st).Friday September 26●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoADI BRAUNAn Evening with“Rosie, Judy, and Peggy”September 25-27David Restivo – pianoPat Collins – bassDaniel Barnes – drumsPotpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta,musicals, ragtime, pop, international andother genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Beethoven Symphony 9. SeeSep 25; Also Sep 27.●●8:00: Flute Street: Toronto’s ProfessionalFlute Choir. Paganini of the Piccolo. Andersen:Variations Drolatiques sur un air Suédois;Lauf: Petrushka’s Ghost; Reichert:Souvenir du Para; Vivaldi: Concerto in C; andother works. Jean-Louis Beaumadier, piccolo;Jordi Torrent, piano; Flute Street Flute Choir.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-778-7535. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Mattaniah Christian Male Choir.Thine Is the Glory. Andre Knevel, organ;Joyce Postmus, piano; Herman den Hollander,conductor; guest: Benjamin Ho,tenor. Hebron Christian Reformed Church,4240 Anderson St., Whitby. 905-668-5551.; (sr); (family). Benefit for DurhamChristian Homes Long Term Care Facilities,Bowmanville.●●8:00: Music Gallery. Brandee Younger andDr. Matthew Dunn & Co: Afrofuturistic Strategiesfor the Harp. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $20/(adv); (st/members). 7:00:doors open.●●8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Psalms,Songs and Sonnets. Consort songs andmotets of Elizabethan England. Hallie Fishel,soprano; John Edwards, lute; violin consort(Christopher Verrette, conductor). Fr. MaddenAuditorium, Carr Hall, St. Michael’s College,100 St. Joseph St. 416-535-9956. ;$20(sr/st). 7:30: pre-concert talk.●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. Lighthouse.Blend of rock, jazz and classical influences.Sunny Days, One Fine Morning, Pretty Ladyand other hits. Dan Clancy, vocals; Ralph Cole,guitar; Steve Kennedy, saxophone; Russ Little,trombone; Paul Hoffert, keyboard and vibraphone;Skip Prokop, drums. Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. .●●8:00: Small World Music Festival. Boban &Marko Markovic Orkestar. Gypsy brass band.Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St.416-323-1251. .●●9:00: Jazz Bistro. Adi Braun: An eveningwith “Rosie, Judy, and Peggy.” $20. SeeSep 25; Also Sep 27.Saturday September 27●●12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory. KoernerHall Free for All. Hall open to everyone for46 | September 1, 2014 – October 7, 2014

Culture Days. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. Free. See Section D,Etceteras.●●1:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Exchange: Opera for Laughs- Verdi’s Falstaff and the Staging of Comedy.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-363-8231. $20; (st).●●3:00: St. Barnabas on the Danforth. UlsterAccordion Band. In concert. 361 DanforthAve. 416-463-1344. .●●7:30: Opera by Request. Lucia di Lammermoor.Donizetti. Allison Cecilia Arends,soprano (Lucia); Jillian Yemen, mezzo (Alisa);Paul Williamson, tenor (Edgardo); MichaelRobert-Broder, baritone (Enrico); and others;William Shookhoff, conductor and piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416455-2365. $20.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Culture Days Recital. Fein: Sailing onStarlight (world premiere); and other works.Caroline Cole, harp. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Mati Haskell & J.K.Gulley and The Oh Chays. St. Nicholas AnglicanChurch, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235./(advance).●●8:00: Canadian Music Centre. RoundingThe Human Corners. After Thoughts (GwendolynMacEwen, text); And Rounding TheHuman Corners (Linda Hogan, text). Ali Garrison,mezzo; Parmela Attariwala, violin; JulianKnight, viola; William Beauvais, guitar; TrishO’Reilly Brennan: narration. 20 St. Joseph St.416-961-6601 x201. $20.●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Boz Scaggs: The MemphisTour. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. -.●●8:00: Essential Opera. Paride ed Elena(Paris and Helen). Gluck. Erin Bardua, soprano(Elena); Maureen Batt, soprano (Amore/Erasto); Emily Klassen, soprano (Pallade);Andrea Cerswell, soprano (Trojan Messenger);Lyndsay Promane, mezzo (Paride);Vicki St. Pierre, music director; Wesley Shen,piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-827-3009. ; $20(sr/st). Also Oct 1(Kitchener).●●8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée. Romberg: “One Alone” from TheDesert Song (arr. G. Murray); Debussy: Clairde Lune; Rachmaninoff: Piano ConcertoNo.2 Mov.1 (arr. G. Murray); and other selections.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).HarmonieDutch Musicfrom TheGoldenAgeSat. Sept. 27,●●8:00: Harmonie. Dutch Music from theGolden Age. Works by Carolus and Philip Hacquart,Albicastro, Schenck and Sweelinck.Sheila Smyth and Valerie Sylvester, baroqueviolins; Phillip Serna, bass viol; Janet Scott,harpsichord. St. David’s Anglican Church,49 Donlands Ave. 647-520-4785. By donation($20suggested).●●8:00: Musideum. Conrad Gayle. ConradGayle, piano; Bennett Young, bass; MatMacDonald, drums. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: Peripheral Vision. CD release:Sheer Tyranny Of Will. Jazz compositionsby Don Scott and Michael Herring. TrevorHogg (saxophone), Don Scott (guitar),Michael Herring (bass), Nick Fraser (drums).80 Gladstone, 80 Gladstone Ave. 416-516-7199. .●●8:00: Small World Music Festival. CalypsoRose & Kobo Town. Calypso and calypsoinspiredmusic. Revival Bar, 783 College St.416-535-7888. .●●8:00: Susanna Hood and Scott Thomson.The Muted Note: Songs & Dances Basedon Poems by P.K. Page. Gerrard Art Space,1390 Gerrard St E. 416-778-0923. PWYC. SeeSep 5.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.MasterWorks: Beethoven Symphony 9. SeeSep 26.●●8:30: Hugh’s Room. Jane Bunnett &Maqueque. Jane Bunnett(flute, soprano sax),Yissy Garcia (drums), Daymé Arceno (voice),Celia Jimenez (bass, voice, bassoon), DanaeOlano (piano), Magdelys Savigne (batás andcongas). 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. (adv);.50(door).●●9:00: Jazz Bistro. Adi Braun: An eveningwith “Rosie, Judy, and Peggy.” $20. SeeSep 25.Sunday September 28●●10:15am: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday: Amanda Martinez: Believing inDreams. Featuring Latin jazz music. 2 NobertRd. 416-491-1224. Free.●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music & TrufflesFamily Series: Jupiter Symphony ChamberPlayers. One-hour interactive concertfor youth age 5 and over. Areta Zhulla, violin;Mihai Marica, cello; Vicki Powell, viola;Nathaniel West, double bass; Vadim Lando,clarinet; Karl Kramer-Johansen, horn; GinaCuffari, bassoon. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. . Includes chocolate truffle. 3:15:Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players Canadiandebut.●●2:00: Small World Music Festival/AgaKhan Museum. Fareed Ayaz Qawwal. QawwaliSufi music, as well as classical genressuch as tarana, thumri, and khayal. FareedAyaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers.Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 WynfordDrive. 416-858-8735. ; ; ; $20(limitedrush).FREEQuartetPerformanceSept 28 2pmGardiner MuseumPart of the Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub,an initiative of Culture Days●●2:00: Tafelmusik. Quartet Performance.Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-964-6337. Free. Bloor Street Cultural CorridorCulture Days Hub.●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Jupiter SymphonyChamber Players. Dohnányi: Serenadein C for String Trio Op.10; Mozart: ClarinetQuartet in B-flat after K378; Beethoven: Septetin E-flat Op.20. Areta Zhulla, violin; MihaiMarica, cello; Vicki Powell, viola; NathanielWest, double bass; Vadim Lando, clarinet;Karl Kramer-Johansen, horn; Gina Cuffari,bassoon. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103.; $20(under 30). 1:15: Music & Truffles foryouth 5 and over.●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. VaughanWilliams. Choral Evensong for MichaelmasEve. Works by Vaughan Williams and discussionof his life. Choir of St. Peter’s, Erindale;Clem Carelse, conductor. 360 WindermereAve. 416-769-5686. By donation.●●4:30: St. Timothy’s Anglican Church. Jazz-EvenSong. 100 Old Orchard Grove Rd. 416-488-0079. Freewill offering.●●7:30: Royal Conservatory/StratfordFestival. ARC Ensemble: The hell whereyouth and laughter go. Featuring narrationsof contemporary writings, in commemorationof the start of WW I. Butterworth: Suitefor String Quartet; Elgar: Piano Quintet ina Op.84. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: St. Michael’s Schola Cantorum/MusiciansIn Ordinary. Purcell Te Deum and OtherBaroque Music. USMC’s Ensemble in Residence;Musicians In Ordinary; St. Michael’sSchola Cantorum; Michael O’Connor, conductor.St. Basil’s Church, 50 St. Joseph St.416-926-2331. Free. Donations welcome.●●8:00: Canadian Music Centre. CultureDays: Create Your Own Graphic Score.junctQín keyboard collective plays a graphically-notatedscore. Audience invited to drawa graphic score using the interactive Mondopad.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201.Free.●●8:00: Musideum. Brownman +1. Jazz. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; (sr/st/artists).●●8:00: Thin Edge New Music Collective.Unusual Spectrum IV. Works byNono, Mincek, Czernowin and improvisations.Guest: Nilan Perera, electric guitar.Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 647-456-7597.$20/(adv); /(sr/st/arts).Monday September 29●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: GryphonTrio. Wright: Letters to the Immortal Beloved;Chan Ka Nin: …and the masks evoke…; Tchaikovsky:Trio in a, Op.50. Julie Nesrallah,mezzo. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: JazzFM91. Molly Johnson at the RoyalAlexandra Theatre. Royal Alexandra Theatre,260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -. A portionof sales will be donated to the Boys &Girls Clubs Of America.Tuesday September 30●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: PeopleMakeTheWorldGo’Round.Highlights from recently released album“Patience for Life.” Blues, reggae, hip-hop,funk, house, R & B, soul and Latin music.Andrew Stewart, electric bass; September 1, 2014 – October 7, 2014 | 47

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