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Volume 20 Issue 2 - October 2014

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  • October
  • Toronto
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  • November
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Includes the 2014 Blue Pages Member Directory

Centre for the

Centre 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. Globaltraditions in 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,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 and visuals. Judge:It’s a Long Way to Tipperary; Beethoven: Adagiocantabile from Sonata No.8 “Pathétique”;Elgar: “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations;other works by Berlin, Kern and Cohan. AllisonAngelo, soprano; Geoffrey Sirett, baritoneA. Concerts in the GTADaniel Bickle, organ; Jordan Klapman, piano.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. $20; (st). Talks by Rick Phillipsand foreign correspondent Brian Stewart.●●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. ; (sr); $20(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: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Rachmaninoff Symphony 2.See Oct 2.Sunday October 5●●1:30: Kingston Road Village Concert Series.Payadora Tango Ensemble: ContemporaryTango Tamers. Works by De Caro,Pugliese, Troilo, Salgan, Piazzolla and others.Alberto Munarriz, bass; Rebekah Wolkstein,violin; Tom King, piano; Branko Džinović,accordion. Kingston Road United Church,975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6091. $20; (st);free(under13).●●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:pre-concert chat.●●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! Whitbourn: Song of God Mass; Lauridsen:Lux Aeterna; Howells: A Hymn to St. Cecilia;Whitacre: Alleluia. Shawn Grenke, piano/organ; Robert Carli, saxophone; Lydia Adams,conductor. Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch, 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.●●7:30: Amely Zhou. A Journey into the Loveof Erhu. Traditional: Three variations on theYang Pass; The birds’ return to the forest;Dance of the Amis Tribe; new works byYunsong Gao and Matthew Van Driel. AmelyZhou: erhu; Toronto Chinese Orchestra. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926.(main floor); (balcony).●●8:00: George Koller. International DivasI. 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: Small World Music Festival.Cover Me Globally. Four recording artistsreinterpret each others’ songs. Drew Gonsalves(Kobo Town); Aviva Chernick (JaffaRoad); Donne Roberts (African Guitar Summit);and Lisa Patterson (Roam). SmallWorld Music Centre, 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.●●8:00: Musideum. Magic Sound of Duduk.World Jazz Mugham. Victor Kotov. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.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. WilliamVerMeulen, French horn. Recital by GlennGould School’s newly appointed Brass artist-in-residence.Mazzoleni Concert Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .●●8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. David Grey. Massey Hall,178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. -.Wednesday October 8●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. William Maddox,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Afterworks:Dvořák New World Symphony. Sibelius:Violin Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.9“From the New World”. Karen Gomyo, violin;Jakub Hrusa, conductor; Tom Allen, host. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828;416-593-0688(Chinese). –. Pre-concertappetizers. Also Oct 9(8:00), 11(7:30).●●7:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Kyiv Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.Instrumental chamber music, Ukrainian folkmusic, solos and sacred classics previouslydenied performance in the USSR. Wes Janzen,conductor. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167.Free. Donations welcome. In support of MusicMission Kiev.●●7:30: group of 27. EMIC and group of27 Season Launch. Dvořák Piano in E-flatOp.87; Hedges: “Snikt, bub!”. Ensemble MadeIn Canada. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-922-3618. PWYC. Free food from Wanda’sPie in the Sky and Cheese Magic.Thursday October 9●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: Journeys in Song. Frenchand German song cycles. Fauré: La bonne40 | October 1 - November 7, 2014

chanson; Mahler: Lieder eines fahrendenGesellen. Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, tenor;Iain MacNeil, baritone. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Humour, Play andGames. Haydn: String Quartet Op.20 No.4;selections from piano trios; Oesterle: recentwork. Cecilia String Quartet; Gryphon Trio.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Simon Walker, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●3:30: York University Department ofMusic. World at Midday: Payadora. Tango.Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926.Free.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Falstaff.See Oct 3; Also Oct 12(2:00), 14, 25(4:30),29, Nov 1.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Stravinsky: CircusPolka; Holst: Second Suite in F; Griffes: Poem,for Flute and Band; Ives: Variations on America;Benson: The Solitary Dancer; and otherworks. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ;$20(sr); (st).●●8:00: Music Toronto. St. PetersburgQuartet. Nadarejshvili: Quartet No.1 (1987)(Toronto premiere); Shostakovich: QuartetNo.8; Tchaikovsky: Quartet No.1. Alla Aranovskaya,violin; Luis Salazar, violin; LeonidShukayev, cello; Boris Vayner, viola. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; ; (st); Age 18 to 35 pay your age.●●8:00: Musideum. Magic Sound of Duduk.Jennis. Jenn Gillmor, Dennis Gaumond:vocals, electric, acoustic and resophonic guitars,custom-tuned harmonicas, cello, didgeridoo,flutes, jawharp and percussion. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; PWYC(st/artists).●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Canals of Venice.Works by Albinoni, Marcello, and Vivaldi. AlessandroBressanello, narration; Davide Monti,THECANALSOF VENICEOct 9-12, 14416.964.6337tafelmusik.orgviolin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-9562 x227 and 416-964-6337. -; -(sr); -(under 36). Also Oct 10, 11,12(mat), 14 (eve, George Weston Recital Hall).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Dvořák New World Symphony.Morawetz: Carnival Overture; Sibelius:Violin Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.9“From the New World.” Karen Gomyo, violin;Jakub Hrusa, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –. Preconcertchat. Also Oct 8(6:30), 11(7:30).Friday October 10●●1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.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: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. Puccini. Patricia Racette, soprano(Cio-Cio San); Kelly Kaduce, soprano (Cio-Cio San); Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo (Suzuki);Stefano Secco, tenor (Pinkerton); AndreaCarè, tenor (Pinkerton); Dwayne Croft, baritone(Consul, Sharpless); Gregory Dahl,tenor (Consul, Sharpless); COC Orchestraand Chorus; Patrick Lange, conductor.Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -9; (under 30). Also Oct 11(4:30), 15, 18,19(2:00), 21, 22, 24, 26(2:00), 28, 30, 31.●●7:30: Opera by Request. Thomas’s Hamlet.Simon Chaussee, baritone (Hamlet); GerdaFindeisen, soprano (Ophelia); Ioanna Touliatu,mezzo (Gertrude); Norman Brown, baritone(Claudius); Danny LeClerc, tenor (Laertes/Marcellus/2nd Gravedigger); and others; WilliamShookhoff, conductor and piano. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20.●●8:00: Musideum. Kevin Schofield - TheTennessee Cree. Indigenous country. KevinSchofield, guitar. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .●●8:00: New Adventures In Sound Art. Polyphthongby Jaap Blonk. See Listings SectionD: Spoken Word/Performance Art.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Canals of Venice. SeeOct 9; Also Oct 11, 12(mat), 14 (eve, GeorgeWeston Recital Hall).Saturday October 11●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn. AllisonArends, soprano. Montgomery’s Inn,4709 Dundas St. W. 416-231-0006. -.99. 2:00: Museum tour. Tea, historicaltour and cookies included.●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10(eve); Also Oct 15, 18, 19,21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 31. Start times vary.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. CasualConcert: Dvořák New World Symphony.Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Dvořák: SymphonyNo.9 “From the New World.” Karen Gomyo,violin; Jakub Hrusa, conductor; Tom Allen,host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –. Post-concert party. AlsoOct 8(6:30), 9(8:00).●●8:00: Musideum. Reneé Yoxon. Jazz. RenéeYoxon, vocalist/songwriter; Chad Linsley,piano. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Canals of Venice. SeeOct 9; Also Oct 12(mat), 14 (eve, George WestonRecital Hall).Sunday October 12●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Falstaff.See Oct 3; Also Oct 14, 25(4:30), 29, Nov 1.●●3:00: Musideum. Don Naduriak’s Jambanda- “Party Music”. Latin Jazz. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●3:30: Tafelmusik. The Canals of Venice.See Oct 9; Also Oct 14 (eve, George WestonRecital Hall).●●8:00: Music Gallery/John Southworth.John Southworth: “Niagara” Record Release.John Southworth, singer-songwriter; SouthSeas band: Jean Martin, drums; AndrewDowning, acoustic bass; Thom Gill, guitar;Craig Harley, piano. Music Gallery, 197 JohnSt. 416-204-1080. ; (member).●●8:00: Musideum. SlowPitch. Experimentalturntablism. Cheldon Paterson. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. ; (sr/st).Monday October 13●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. CMC on the13th: A Canadian Zephyr: Blythwood Winds.Works by Heard and Hétu; Thuille: new workfor wind sextet. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. $20/(adv).Tuesday October 14●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: Alcina. Excerpts from OperaAtelier’s Canadian premiere of Handel’sAlcina. Singers and dancers from Opera Atelier;Marshall Pynkoski, host. 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.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Falstaff.See Oct 3; Also Oct 25(4:30), 29, Nov 1.●●8:00: Musideum. John Lettieri. Accordionand Midi Accordion. Classical, jazz, pop, rock.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Canals of Venice.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St.See Oct 9 (Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre).●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops:Best of the Beatles. Rajaton; Steven Reineke,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –0. Also Oct 15(mat& eve).Wednesday October 15●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Russian Masterworks.Works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Mussorgskyand Balakirev. Anastasia Rizikov,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Sharon Pond, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops:Best of the Beatles. –. See Oct 14(eve);Also 8:00.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10; Also Oct 18, 19, 21, 22, 24,26, 28, 30, 31. Start times vary.Noel Edison conductsMozart’s RequiemToronto Mendelssohn ChoirFestival Orchestraand soloistsOct 15, 2014 | 7:30 pMKOerner HallTickets: 416-408-0208●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. 120thAnniversary Concert. Haydn: Lord NelsonMass; Mozart: Requiem. Lesley Bouza, soprano;Anita Krause, mezzo; Charles Davidson,tenor; Sean Watson, bass-baritone; Noel Edisonand Caron Daley, conductors. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -;-(sr); $20(30 and under).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T Jazz Orchestra. Gordon Foote,conductor. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.●●8:00: Musideum. David Sereda, singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops:Best of the Beatles. See Oct 14.Thursday October 16●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: TorQ PercussionEnsemble. Standford: If a tree falls: AwakeningFire; Burrows/Morphy: ElementsSuite. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Sharon Pond, organ. Metropolitan UnitedPHOTO: SOPHIE October 1 - November 7, 2014 | 41

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