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Volume 20 Issue 2 - October 2014

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

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416-866-8666. 20(full festival pass); Singletickets from (adv); ; $20(st).●●1:00: Toronto International Piano Competition.Round 1 (all 24 competitors). P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-292-9293 ext. 232. (whole day).1-8pm.●●1:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. The Soldier’sTale. Stravinsky. Guy Few, cornet;Erika Raum, violin. Young Centre for the PerformingArts, Distillery District, 50 TankHouse Ln. 416-410-4561. /(adv);$20(st). Also Oct 25(eve).●●1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists,6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite forunaccompanied cello, No.1 in G (BWV1007).Joe Johnson, cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto,662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. $20.●●2:00: Canadian Chopin Festival. Gala WinnersConcert. Winners of the Fourth CanadianChopin Piano Competition. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416 231-7709. to .●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10(eve); Also Oct 28, 30, 31.Start times vary.●●2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 20th AnnualSchubertiad. Works by Schubert. AllisonAngelo, soprano; Giles Tomkins, baritone;Winona Zelenka, cello; Jacques Israelievitch,violin; Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr); (13-25); (12and under).●●2:00: Roy Thomson Hall and Royal CanadianMilitary Institute. 25th AnnualMassed Military Band Spectacular. 120A. Concerts in the GTA25th AnnualMassed Military BandSpectacularSun, Oct 26, 4pmpipers, drummers, brass and woodwind playersfrom Toronto’s Navy, Air Force and Armybands. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.●●2:00: Shuffle Season. Songs of Canada,the British Isles, Flanders, France and Italy.Songs by S. Rogers, Purcell and Brassens;14th and 15th century Italian polyphony. KatherineHill, nyckelharpa and voice; ThomasBaeté, viola da gamba, medieval fiddles andvoice; Joe Carew, autoharp and voice. St. Bartholomew’sAnglican Church, 509 Dundas St.E. 613-729-1390. $20/(adv); (st).●●3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Songsof the Paradise Saloon. Tovey: Trumpet Concerto;Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue. BramwellTovey: guest conductor; Andrew McCandless:trumpet. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Performing Arts, 27 FrontStreet East. 416-366-7723. ; (sr);(under 35); (st).●●3:00: Musideum. Don Naduriak’s Jambanda- “Party Music”. Latin jazz. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn. AndrewSords, violin. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 DundasSt. W. 416-231-0006. -.99. 2:00:Museum tour. Tea, historical tour and cookiesincluded.●●3:00: Toronto Andriasov Music Festival:.Celebrating the Music of Iosif and ArshakAndriasov. I. Andriasov: Cantata “To TheMother Earth” Op. 25(arr. A. Andriasov);Andante for Violin and Piano; Musical Sketchfor Flute and Piano, Op.4; Seven Pieces forPiano Op.2,3,6,15,16,17 and 29A. Andriasov:1st Piano Sonata Op.4; Rose Op.2 No.1; Here isthe Evening Op.2 No.5 for Soprano and Piano;and other works. Emily Sun, violin; KatherineNapiwotzki, soprano; Samantha Chang, flute;Ellen Meyer and Arshak Andriasov, piano.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.$20; (st).●●4:30: Northlea United Church. Jazz Vespers.Cara Matthew, guest vocalist; Ed Sweetman,bass; Rob Rowe, piano; Kelly Arrey,drums. 125 Brentcliffe Rd. 416-425-5252. Free.●●7:00: Bach Chamber Youth Choir. CoffeeHouse. Solos, duets and small group performances;show tunes, contemporary songs, folk,international music. St. Barnabas Church,Anglican, 361 Danforth Avenue. 416-431-0790. .●●7:30: Aradia Ensemble. Le Rameau. Concertmarking 250th anniversary of Rameau’sdeath. Rameau: Pièces de clavecin en concert(1741) No 1 and No.4 (Canadian premiere);OLAFSSONBACHGOLDBERG VARIATIONSHear Celebrated Young Icelandic PianistVíkingur Ólafsson in an intimate recitalOCTOBER 27th 7:30 pm at210 BLOOR ST. WESTTickets $20 in advance, at the door.416-762-8627Presented by: The Consulate of Iceland &The Icelandic Canadian Club Torontowww.remenyi.comCantatas; Leclair: Overture for opus 13, No.3;Deuxième récréation de musique, Op.8.Aradia; guest: Hélène Brunet, soprano.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 647-960-6650.;$20(sr/under 30). Pre-concert chat onRameau’s Treatise on Harmony.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Canadian premiere ofHandel’s Alcina. See Oct 23; Also Oct 28, 31,Nov 1(mat).●●8:00: Musideum. Brownman 1. Latin jazz.Brownman Ali, trumpet plus guest. Suite 133(main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20; (sr/st/artists).Monday October 27●●1:00: Toronto International Piano Competition.Round 2 (all 24 competitors). P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-292-9293 ext. 232. (whole day).1-8pm.●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Monday Evening Concerts: NEXUSPercussion Ensemble. Reich: Music for MalletInstruments, Voices and Organ; Hartenberger:Invisible Proverb; Hardin (Tosoff/Hartenbergerarr.): Moondog Suite; Ghassemi(Hartenberger arr.): Persian Songs. SepidehRaissadat, vocals. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; (sr); (st).●●7:30: Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto/Consulate of Iceland. Vikingur Ólafsson,piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations; Icelandicfolk and art songs. Remenyi House of Music,Music Room, 210 Bloor St. W. 416-762-8627./$20(adv).●●8:00: Musideum. Midheaven/Aerin Fogel.Alternative, new-age. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Tuesday October 28●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: The Idea of North.Works from Iceland and neighbouring Nordiccountries; Bach: Goldberg Variations.Víkingur Ólafsson, 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 21 and 23.●●1:00: Toronto International Piano Competition.Round 2 (all 24 competitors). P.C. HoTheatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-292-9293 ext. 232. (whole day).1-8pm.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10; Also Oct 30, 31. Starttimes vary.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Canadian premiereof Handel’s Alcina. See Oct 23; Also Oct 31,Nov 1(mat).●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Student Composers Concert. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.●●8:00: Music Toronto. Janina Fialkowska,piano. Grieg: Six Lyric Pieces; Schubert:Sonata in E-flat Op.posth.122, D.568;Ravel: Noctuelles; Oiseaux tristes; Chopin:48 | October 1 - November 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

3 Mazurkas; Ballade No.4 in f, Op.52. JaninaFialkowska. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; ; (st); Age 18 to 35 payyour age.●●8:00: Musideum. Rakkatak. World fusion.Anita Katakkar, tabla; Samidha Joglekar,vocalist; Oriana “Bootsy” Barbato, bass; CarlosLopes and Morgan Doctor, guitar. Suite133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Necessary Angel Theatre Company.What Makes a Man. A living portrait ofCharles Aznavour, the life he lived, observed,and wrote about in his lyrics. Created by JenniferTarver; musical arrangements by JustinEllington. Andrew Penner; Louise Pitre; SaidahBaba Talibah. Berkeley Street Theatre,26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. -. AlsoOct 5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26, 29-31, Nov 1, 2. Starttimes vary.● ● 8:00: Talisker Players. Songs of Travel:reflections on travel, movement, departures,arrivals, and wanderlust. Featuring readingsfrom the journals and memoirs of explorersand adventurers. Applebaum: AlgomaCentral; de la Guerre: Le Sommeil d’Ulisse;Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel; Weigl:Songs of Love and Leaving; and other songsof travel. Virginia Hatfield, soprano; GeoffreySirett, baritone; Graham Abbey, actorand reader; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. ;(sr); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. AlsoOct 29.Wednesday October 29●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Falstaff.See Oct 3; Also Nov 1.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Last Days. Theatrical commemorationof the centenary of the First World War. DavidFallis, music director. Hart House, Great Hall,7 Hart House Circle. 416-408-0208. Free. AlsoOct 30(mat/eve).●●8:00: Musideum. David Sereda. Singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Talisker Players. Songs of Travel:reflections on travel, movement, departures,arrivals, and wanderlust. See Oct 28.Thursday October 30●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Divertissement à 6.Music for wind instruments and piano. Worksby Françaix, Ligeti and Poulenc. Wind playersof the COC Orchestra; Monique de Margerie,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Johannes PlaysJohannes. Brahms: selections from Opp.76,117, 118 and 119. John Kruspe, piano. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Peter Nikiforuk, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.Free.●●1:00: Toronto International Piano Competition.Semi-Final round (6 competitors).P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre ofGreater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough.416-292-9293 ext. 232. (wholeday). 1-7pm.●●2:00: Orchardviewers. Mark Battenberg:Morpheus, the God of Dreams. Originalpoetry and music. Mark Battenberg, guitarand voice. Toronto Public Library, NorthernDistrict, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610.Free. Room 224.●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Last Days. Theatrical commemorationof the centenary of the First World War. DavidFallis, music director. Hart House, Great Hall,7 Hart House Circle. 416-408-0208. Free. AlsoOct 29(eve), 30(eve).●●5:30: Ken Page Memorial Trust. Salutingthe Swing Wizards. Annual Jazz Fundraiser.Howard Alden, guitar; Dan Barrett, AlastairKay, trombone; Terry Clarke, drums; Jim Galloway,saxophone; Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet;John MacMurchy, clarinet; John Sherwood,piano; Neil Swainson, bass, Warren Vaché,cornet, Ted O’Reilly, host. Old Mill Inn, 21 OldMill Rd. 416-515-0200. 0. 5:30: openingperformance by Josh Smiley Trio.●●7:30: Canadian Music Centre. EnsembleResonance (Calgary) Presents Electrospectives.Featuring music for soprano,violin, bass clarinet and piano. Works byA. Bell, B. Lee, Rosen, A. Rae, A. Ho andMcIntyre. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601x201. /(adv).●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. MadamaButterfly. See Oct 10; Also Oct 31.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Last Days. Theatrical commemorationof the centenary of the First World War. DavidFallis, music director. Hart House, Great Hall,7 Hart House Circle. 416-408-0208. Free. AlsoOct 29, 30(mat).●●8:00: McMichael Signature PerformanceSeries. Emily Songs, with Tony Quarringtonand Friends. Music inspired by theart and writings of Emily Carr. Julie Michels;Brian Dickinson; Jane Bunnett. McMichaelCanadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121 x2209. -;(st).●●8:00: Musideum. Vivia Kay. Vivia Kieswetter,vocals; Jordan O’Connor, bass; EricSt. Laurent, guitar. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: The Dream of Gerontius. Elgar:The Dream of Gerontius. Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo; Stuart Skelton, tenor; JohnRelyea, bass-baritone; Amadeus Choir; ElmerIseler Singers; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. –5. Also Nov 1.Friday October 31●●12:10: Life & Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Jordan Klapman, Jazz Piano.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free.●●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. See Oct 10.●●7:30: Opera Atelier. Canadian premiere ofHandel’s Alcina. See Oct 23; Also Nov 1(mat).●●10:00: Music at Metropolitan/Royal CanadianCollege of Organists. Phantoms ofthe Organ. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x51. FreewillOffering. Donations support studentorganists.October 30, 2014www.kenpagememorialtrust.comSaturday November 1●●2:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region.Over There. Songs, solos, & readings inremembrance of WWI and WWII. Audienceparticipation. Robert Richardson, conductor,Lona Richardson, accompanist. St. Matthew’sUnited Church, 333 Crosby Ave., RichmondHill, On. 905-731-8318. $20.●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. MusicalMatinées at Montgomery’s Inn: Bach toBasics! Rachel Mercer, cello. Montgomery’sInn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-231-0006. -.99. 2:00: Museum tour. Tea, historicaltour and cookies included.●●3:30: Toronto Jazz Orchestra/Allison Toffan.Big Band Tap Preview. Classic swing tocontemporary big band, pop, hip-hop andtap dancers. Josh Grossman, conductor. TheRex Hotel, 194 Queen St. W. 416-899-5299.By donation.●●4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz andReflection: Evensong. Kye Marshall, cello; DonThompson, piano. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering.●●4:30: Opera Atelier. Canadian premiere ofHandel’s Alcina. See Oct 23.thewholenote.com October 1 - November 7, 2014 | 49

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