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Volume 20 Issue 1 - September 2014

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Marques, drums; Michael Shand, piano,arranger and music director. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows/Yorkminster ParkBaptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music.Rising Stars Recital. Students from the GlennGould School. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free,donations welcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Tuesday Performance Class for Singers:Graduate Students Perform. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Student Showcase.Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Accordin’ to Joe: Joe Macerollo’s 70thBirthday Celebration. Works by Macerollo;Höstman (special commission); and otherworks. Current and former students of thefaculty and guest artists. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Robert Plant & the SensationalSpace Shifters. Works from the newalbum titled “Lullaby and... The CeaselessRoar.” Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-$202.50. Those who purchasetickets will receive a CD copy of the album forevery ticket ordered.A. Concerts in the GTA●●8:00: Soundstreams. The Seasons. Richter:Recomposed: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons;J.L. Adams: Dream in White on White; Frehner:new work (world premiere). JoaquinValdepeñas, conductor; Daniel Hope, violin;string orchestra. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. $20-.50. 7:00: pre-concertchat.Wednesday October 1●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Simon Walker,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●8:00: Musideum. Voci Angelica Trio. Traditionalfolk arranged for voice, cello and percussion.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. FernandoVarela. From classical to pop and rock, includingoperatic showpieces. Fernando Varela,tenor. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. .●●8:00: Small World Music Festival/FlatoMarkham Theatre. Zakir Hussain w. JyanthiKumaresh & Kumaresh Rajagopalan. Indianclassical music for tabla, veena and violin.Zakir Hussain, tabla; Kumaresh Rajagopalan,violin; Jayanthi Rajagopalan, veena. FlatoMarkham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-415-7546. -.Thursday October 2●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Brush Up on your Shakespeare.In celebration of the 450th anniversaryof William Shakespeare’s birth. Arias andensembles from operatic works based onthe plays. University of Toronto’s Opera Division.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Ashley Tidy, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Trio Wanderer. Works by Fauré, Liszt andTchaikovsky. Vincent Coq, piano; Jean-MarcPhillips-Varjabédian, violin; Raphaël Pidoux,cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. .●●7:30: Eybler Quartet. Beethoven, Boccherini& Dittersdorf. Beethoven: String QuartetNo.2 Op.18; and double cello quintets by Boccheriniand Dittersdorf. Aisslinn Nosky andJulie Wedman, violins; Patrick Jordan, viola;Margaret Gay, cello. Guest: Guy Fishman,cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-463-2154. ; $20(sr); (st/arts workers).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T Symphony Orchestra in Concert.Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.5 in e, Op.64. VictoriaChung, piano; David Briskin, conductor. Mac-Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;$20(sr); (st).●●8:00: Musideum. John Cheesman, jazz.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.CHOPIN PIANOCONCERTO 2Khatia BuniatishvilipianoOCTOBER 2 & 4 | TSO.CA●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Rachmaninoff Symphony 2.Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Rachmaninoff:Symphony No.2. Khatia Buniatishvili,piano; David Zinman, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –5. Also Oct 4.●●10:00: Small World Music Festival.Boogat/Pierre Kwenders/DJ medicineman.Congolese rumba; Latin groove, urban, electronic;world beat. Drake Underground,1150 Queen St. W. 416-531-5042. .Friday October 3●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Falstaff.Verdi. Lauren Segal, soprano (Meg Page);Simone Osborne, soprano (Nanetta); Marie-Nicole Lemieux, mezzo (Mistress Quickly);Frédéric Antoun, tenor (Fenton); Gerald Finley,baritone (Falstaff); Russell Braun, baritone(Ford); COC Orchestra and Chorus;Johannes Debus, conductor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. -9; (under 30).Also Oct 9, 12(2:00), 14, 25(4:30), 29, Nov 1.●●8:00: Ensemble Polaris. Back to the Future:New Tunes from Sweden. Katherine Hill,nyckelharpa, vocals; Colin Savage, clarinets,recorders; Kirk Elliott, accordion, violin; andothers. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St.416-588-4301. ; (sr/st); (kids).●●8:00: Small World Music Festival/RoyalConservatory/Aga Khan Museum. KiranAhluwalia and Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali.Ghazals and Punjabi folk songs; qawwali(devotional Sufi vocal music). Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Saturday October 4● ● 7:00: Canadian Music Centre. GlobalMotives: Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Showcasinghow global traditions can, and have been,integrated into Canadian new music. SubaSankaran, voice; Parmela Attariwala, violin;TorQ Percussion Quartet; Deb Sinha, percussion;Ernie Tollar, sax/bansuri; Ed Hanley,tabla; Jordan O’Connor, bass; Germaine Liu,48 | September 1, 2014 – October 7, 2014

percussion; Dinuk Wijeratne, piano; Laura Silberberg,DJ. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. Free. Continues until 7:00am.●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/SNATS. Nuit Blanche: Songs of theNight. Contemporary interaction of poeticand musical language in the classical art songgenre. Students from Voice Studies and CollaborativePiano Studies. Edward JohnsonBuilding, U of T, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Performance in main lobby. NuitBlanche runs to 7:00am.●●7:30: Life and Music at St Andrew’s. Voicesof War, Dreams of Peace: The Legacy of theFirst World War. Music, visuals and talksby Rick Phillips and foreign correspondentBrian Stewart. Judge: It’s a Long Way to Tipperary;Beethoven: Adagio cantabile fromSonata No.8 “Pathétique”; Elgar: “Nimrod”from Enigma Variations; other works by Berlin,Kern and Cohan. Jordan Klapman, piano.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. $20; (st).●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine andCheese Concert 1. Pepa: Okto Echoi; Paganini:Centone di Sonata No.1; Beauvais: EcstaticNasrudin and Riding the Spirit Horse; Schubert:Piano Trio No.1. William Beauvais, guitar;Joyce Lai, violin; Andras Weber, cello; ErikaCrinó, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.647-223-2286. ; $20(sr); (st).●●8:00: Gallery 345. Trio D’Argento. LeopoldMozart: Divertimento in C; Schmitt: SonatineOp.85; Saint-Saëns: Tarantella; Sauget: Concertà trois pour Fronsac; Bolling: Jazz Suite.Sibylle Marquardt, flute; Peter Stoll, clarinet;Anna Ronai, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; (st).●●8:00: Greater Toronto PhilharmonicOrchestra. Autumn Classics. Featuring winnersof Kiwanis Music Festival 2014. Schumann:Piano Concerto in a; Vieuxtemps: ViolinConcerto No.4; Dvořák: New World Symphony;arias by Handel, Gounod and Rossini.Emily D’Angelo, soprano; Meng Jia Lin, violin;Ethan Chen, piano; David Fallis, conductor.Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave.647-478-6122. ; $20(sr/st).●●8:00: Small World Music Festival/StarvoxEntertainment. NY Gypsy All-Stars. ContemporaryBalkan Gypsy music. Randolph Theatre,736 Bathurst St. 416-879-5209. -.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Rachmaninoff Symphony 2.See Oct 2.Sunday October 5●●2:30: Cardinal Consort of Viols. An EnglishSampler: Music for Viols and Voices. Worksby Byrd, Gibbons, Holborne and Tomkins. CardinalConsort; guests: Conrad Grebel ChamberChoir; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. Churchof the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-921-9203. PWYC.●●3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. GrishaGoryachev: ¡España! Works by Albéniz, deFalla, Paco de Lucia, Guinovart and Lecuona.Amici Chamber Ensemble; guests: GrishaGoryachev, guitar; Jeffrey Beecher, bass;Jamie Drake, percussion. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.;(sr);(under 30);(st). 2:30: preconcertchat.●●3:00: Oshawa Opera. Norma. Bellini.Suzanne Kilgore, soprano (Norma); KristineDandavino, soprano (Adalgisa); NatalyaMatyusheva, soprano (Clotilde); Dillon Parmer,tenor (Pollione); Jeff Boyd, tenor (Flavio);Norman E Brown, bass (Oroveso); WilliamShookhoff, music director. Kingsview UnitedChurch, 505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa. 905-995-2847. $20.●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Bairstow’s Organ Sonata. Andrew Adair,organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●●4:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. The SpiritSings! Whitbour: Song of God Mass; Lauridsen:Lux Aeterna; Howells: A Hymn to St.Cecilia; Whitacre: Alleluia. Lydia Adams, conductor;guests: Shawn Grenke, piano/organ;Robert Carli, saxophone. Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-217-0537.; (sr); (st).●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers. Colleen Allen Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Joe Sealy, piano; Paul Novotny, bass.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewilloffering.●●8:00: George Koller. International Divas I.All acoustic: world, folk, roots, jazz, classics,singer/songwriter. Jackie Richardson,Luanda Jones, Saina Singer, Cindy Church,Patricia Cano, Laila Biali with their accompanists.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St.W. 866-943-8849. ; (sr/st). Portion ofticket sales to YWCA.●●8:00: Musideum. Don Naduriak Presents.Latin Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Musideum. Brenda Lewis & MargaretStowe. Vocal-guitar jazz duo. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Small World Music Festival. CoverMe Globally. Four recording artists reinterpreteach others’ songs. Drew Gonsalves(Kobo Town); Aviva Chernick (Jaffa Road);Donne Roberts (African Guitar Summit); andLisa Patterson (Roam). Small World MusicCentre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St.416-536-5439. $20.Monday October 6● ● 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz andReflection: Just the Way You Are. BarbraLica, vocals; Paul Novotny, bass; Joe Sealy,piano. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewilloffering.Tuesday October 7●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: A Play of Passion. Three songcycles by Canadian composer Derek Holman.Holman: The Death of Orpheus; A LastingSpring; A Play of Passion. Colin Ainsworth,tenor; Stephen Ralls, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows/Yorkminster ParkBaptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music.Jessica Tse, clarinet; Michael Lee, piano.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Tuesday Performance Class for Singers:3rd/4th Year Undergraduates Perform.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. William VerMeulen,French horn. Recital by Glenn GouldSchool’s newly appointed brass artist-in-residence.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. .B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Cambridge, Campbellford, Hamilton,Kingston, Kitchener, Leith, London, Midland, Owen Sound,Peterborough, Picton, St. Catharines, and Waterloo.Wednesday September 3●●12:00 noon: Barrie Concerts. MiddayMusic with Shigeru. Dvořák: Slavonic Dances;Brahms: Hungarian Dances. Marketa Ornovaand Jialiang Zhu, piano. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181.; Free(st).Friday September 5●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Time for Three and Encores. Grieg: “MorningMood” from Peer Gynt; Glinka: Overture toRusslan and Ludmilla; Time for Three: GriegHolberg Suite Mashup; favourite encores byBritten, Fauré and Estacio. Time for Three:Zachary De Pue and Nicolas Kendall, violins;Ranaan Meyer, double bass; Edwin Outwater,conductor; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser,assistant conductor (debut). Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. -. Also Sep 6.Saturday September 6●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Time for Three and Encores. See Sep 5.Sunday September 7●●4:00: Hammer Baroque. Culture Clash. Variousnational styles of instrumental chambermusic. Elixir Baroque. St. John the EvangelistChurch, 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-517-3594. (suggested donation).●●7:30: The Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Friendsof Fiddler’s Green. Alistair Brown, Ian Bell,Grit Laskin, Ian Robb, Laurence Stephenson,Jeff McClintock. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 CarlingSt., London. 519-473-2099. (adv);(door).●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Doug Stewart, flute; ConstanceMadelina, piano. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.$20; (sr); (st) or by donation.Wednesday September 10●●2:30: Barrie Concerts. Seniors Serenade.Works by Gershwin, Porter and Kern. ChrisNess, piano; Janet Ness, vocals. Grace UnitedChurch, 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free.Thursday September 11●●12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. Music at Noon. Faculty showcaseconcert. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall,Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave.W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x4439. Free.●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Amadeus Guitar Duo. Rodrigo: MadrigalSuite; Handel: Suite No.7; Gangi: SuiteSpagnola; Kavanagh: Four Pieces; Bach: Chaconne(arr. Busoni); Montés: Amasur. DaleKavanagh and Thomas Kirchoff, guitars.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).Saturday September 13●●6:15: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra/Supercrawl.Supercrawl Collaborationwith Thought Beneath Film. Membersof the Hamilton Philharmonic collaboratewith Indie band Thought Beneath Film at aSupercrawl festival performance. Works byThought Beneath Film; Copland: Hoedown;Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; andother works. Suhashini Arulanandam, violin;Elspeth Thomson, viola; Laura Jones, cello;Rob Wolanski, bass; Thought Beneath Film. TDArkells Stage, James St. N., Hamilton. 905-526-1677 x230. Free.Sunday September 14●●2:00: Charlotte Knight presents. Die September 1, 2014 – October 7, 2014 | 49

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