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Volume 20 Issue 2 - October 2014

  • Text
  • October
  • Toronto
  • Choir
  • November
  • Concerts
  • Jazz
  • Musical
  • Arts
  • Orchestra
  • Theatre
Includes the 2014 Blue Pages Member Directory

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●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. KAISO. Japanesedrums, percussion, bamboo flutes andshamisen. Kiyoshi Nagata, music director.Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre,235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -;$20(sr/st).●●10:00: Music Gallery/Uma Nota Culture. XAvant New Music Festival IX: Transculturalism:DJ Ushka and Poirier. Live and DJ music,visuals, vendors and lots of drums. MojoLounge, 1305 Dundas St. W. 416-204-1080./(adv); (member/st/arts worker).A. Concerts in the GTASunday October 19●●10:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival. CelebratingChopin: Performance Showcase forPromising Pianists. John Paul II Polish CulturalCentre, 4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga.416 231-7709. Free.●●10:15am: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday: Beverly Taft. Featuring a mixtureof French, Portuguese and North Americanjazz. 2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224. Free.●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10(eve); Also Oct 21, 22, 24,26, 28, 30, 31. Start times vary.●●2:00: Toronto Comhaltas. 2014 Tour:Echoes of Erin. Irish traditional music, song,dance and humour. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Eireann.Bishop Marrocco/Thomas MertonSecondary School, 1515 Bloor St. W., 416-267-5620. $20.●●2:30: ORMTA Central Toronto Branch.ORMTA 2014 Young Artist Charissa Vandikas,piano. Music by Beethoven, Liszt andD.L. McIntyre. Charissa Vandikas, piano. CanadianMusic Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-532-1539. .●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: A Choral Collage.Holst: Hymns from the Rig Veda; Kuzmenko:Gloria for chorus and piano; and otherworks by Bach and Wagner. Women’s ChamberChoir; Women’s Chorus; Men’s Chorus;Frances Farrell, André Heywood and HilaryApfelstadt, conductors. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st).●●3:00: Musideum. Don Naduriak’sJambanda - “Party Music”. Latin Jazz. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. GreatRomantics. St. Simon’s Anglican Church,1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville. See Oct 18(eve,Central Baptist Church).●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Canadian Carnival.Britten: Canadian Carnival Overture;Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition;Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor”.Francine Kay, piano; Kevin Mallon, conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St.1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (child/OTOpus15-29). 2:15: Pre-concert chat.●●3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Blest Pair ofSirens–A Celebration of Voice and Verse.Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens; I Was Glad; Elgar:There is Sweet Music; works by Willan and S.Martin. Pax Christi Chorale and Orchestra;,Pax Christi Chamber Choir; Aslan Boys Choir.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-786-2509. ; (sr); (st).●●3:00: Royal Conservatory/Canadian ChopinSociety. Invesco Piano Concerts: RafalBlechacz. Winner of the 15th InternationalFryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. Worksby Bach, Beethoven and Chopin. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.●●4:00: Organix Concerts. Elisabeth Ullmann,Organ and Samuel Bisson, Cello. Mozart: FourChurch Sonatas; and works from Austria. OurLady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 BloorSt. W. 416-769-3893. ; (sr); $20(st/RCCO, RSCM and American Guild of Organistsmembers); free(18 and under). Ordering ticketsin advance recommended.●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. JazzVespers: Lara Solnicki Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd.,Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering.●●4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Light Classics: The Planets & More. SeeOct 18(eve).LYDIA ADAMS, Conductor & Artistic DirectorGreatChoralSoundsSun. Oct. 19, 4pm40416-466-0188Eglinton St. George’sUnited Churchwww.amadeuschoir.com● ● 4:00: Amadeus Choir. Great ChoralSounds. Whitacre: When David Heard; Willan:An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts; Daley:Te Deum; Rutter: Requiem. Amadeus Choirof Greater Toronto; Lydia Adams, conductor;Naomi Barron, cello; Clare Scholtz, oboe; EdReiffel, timpani; Shawn Grenke, Organ. EglintonSt. George’s United Church, 35 LyttonBlvd. 416-466--0188. ; (sr); (under30); .44 | October 1 - November 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Celebration of Ministry of The ReverendAndrea Christensen & CCDP. MikeMurley, saxophone; Bernie Senensky, piano;Steve Wallace, bass; Brian Barlow, drums.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewilloffering.●●4:30: Church of the Incarnation. Jazz Vespers.The George Marton Quartet, featuringBill McBirnie, flute. 15 Clairtrell Rd. 416-221-7516. Free, donations welcome.●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Full Spectrum:CD Showcase. Works by Leclair, C.Ross, Staniland and Kuzmenko. VernonRegehr, cello. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv).●●7:30: Gallery 345. Isa Trio. Mozart: Trio inC K548; Adagio; Shostakovich: Trio No.1 Op.8;Tchaikovsky: Trio in a Op.50; works by Pärt.Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Benjamin Smith,piano; Jihyun Ahn, cello. 345 Sorauren Ave.416-822-9781. $20; (st).●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Souvenir. Film (world premiere) and livemusic. Film by G. Popovich; music by L. Bouchard,A. Ho, J. Morlock, M. Oesterle, R. Smithand H. Tsurumoto. Shannon Mercer, soprano;Krisztina Szabo, mezzo. Betty Oliphant Theatre,404 Jarvis St. ; $20(sr/arts workers);(st). 416-924-4945. Also Oct 20.●●8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New MusicFestival IX: Transculturalism: Lido Pimienta:La Papessa and Ramzi. Performative ritualutilizing digital and analog projection. Songsand fragments of noise from the Caribbean,Africa and South East Asia. Lido Pimientaand Ramzi, vocals; Melody Mckiver, Anishnaabeviolist; Brandon Valdivia, drums; PeterRahul and Adrienne Crossman, video artists.197 John St. 416-204-1080. $20/(adv);(member/st).●●8:00: Musideum. Steve Koven’s Solo Retrospective.CD Release Concert. Steve Koven,piano. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Red Bull. Red Bull Flying Bach. SeeOct 16.●●10:15: St. John’s United Church. WorldMusic Sunday: Beautiful Listener. On a ClearDay, Blue Skies and other French, Portugueseand North American jazz classics and originalworks. Beverly Taft, vocals; and others.2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224. Free.Monday October 20●●11:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival. FourthCanadian Chopin Piano Competition - SeniorCompetition: First Round. John Paul II PolishCultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga.416 231-7709. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical InstrumentalConcert. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Souvenir. Film (world premiere) and livemusic. Film by G. Popovich; music by L. Bouchard,A. Ho, J. Morlock, M. Oesterle, R. Smithand H. Tsurumoto. Shannon Mercer, soprano;Krisztina Szabo, mezzo. Betty Oliphant Theatre,404 Jarvis St. ; $20(sr/arts workers);(st). 416-924-4945. Also Oct 19.●●8:00: Gallery 345. Zodiac Trio. List: KlezmerFantazye; Shostakovich: Three Duets;Menotti: Trio; Piazzolla: Verano Porteño (fromFour Seasons of Buenos Aires); Marshall:Themantics; Bartók: Contrasts. Kliment Krylovskiy,clarinet; Vanessa Mollard, violin; RikoHiguma, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; (st).Tuesday October 21●●11:00am: Canadian Chopin Festival. FourthCanadian Chopin Piano Competition - SeniorCompetition: Second Round. John Paul II PolishCultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga.416 231-7709. Free.●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Falling for the Oboe.Spirited music for oboe, oboe d’amoreand English horn. Works by Bach, Poulencand others. Vincent Boilard, oboe; OlivierHébert-Bouchard, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing our Songs.Arias and lieder. Students of Catherine Robbin,Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan and Karen Ryma. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.Also Oct 23 and 28.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10; Also Oct 22, 24, 26, 28,30, 31. Start times vary.●●8:00: Musideum/AimToronto. JamesBailey Curation Series. Experimental. Musideum,Suite 133 (main floor), 401 RichmondSt. W. 416-599-7323. /PWYC.Wednesday October 22●●10:30am: Canadian Chopin Festival. FourthCanadian Chopin Piano Competition - JuniorCompetition: Preliminary Round, DayOne. John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre,4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga. 416 231-7709. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Giles Bryant, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10; Also Oct 24, 26, 28, 30,31. Start times vary.●●8:00: David Sereda. Singer/songwriter.Musideum, Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Romeo & Juliet. Tchaikovsky:Marche Slave; Shostakovich: Violin ConcertoNo.1; Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet.Nicola Benedetti, violin; Toronto SymphonyYouth Orchestra; Stéphane Denève, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –5. 7:15: pre-concert chat.Also Oct 23(mat).Thursday October 23●●10:30am: Canadian Chopin Festival.Fourth Canadian Chopin Piano Competition- Junior Competition: Preliminary Round,Day Two. John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre,4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga. 416 231-7709. Free.●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: An Afternoon of Song. Programof art songs. Artists of the COC’s productionof Falstaff; Liz Upchurch, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Nimmons ‘N’Braid. An improvised concert featuringPhil Nimmons and David Braid. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Jacob Reed, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Singing our Songs.Arias and lieder. Students of Catherine Robbin,Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.Also Oct 21 and 28.●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: Romeo & Juliet. –. SeeOct 22(eve).●●7:00: Canadian Chopin Festival. FourthCanadian Chopin Piano Competition - JuniorCompetition: Finals. John Paul II Polish CulturalCentre, 4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga.416 231-7709. $20.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Canadian premiere ofBlest Pair of SirensA celebration of voice and verseWorks by Elgar, Parry, Willan,and Stephanie MartinSunday October 19, 3:00pmGrace Church on-the-Hill, TorontoPax Christi ChoraleStephanie Martin, Artistic DirectorPaxChristiChorale.orgBoxOffice@PaxChristiChorale.orgthewholenote.com October 1 - November 7, 2014 | 45

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