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Volume 20 Issue 3 - November 2014

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The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions.B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontariooutside Toronto and the GTA. In the current issue, thereare listings for events in Barrie, Brantford, Cobourg,Dundas, Fergus, Goderich, Gravenhurst, Grimsby, Guelph,Hamilton, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Niagara-on-the-Lake,Orangeville, Peterborough, Port Dover, Prescott, St. Catharines,Stratford, Waterloo. Starts on page 56.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 58.D.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops,singalongs and other music-related events (exceptperformances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 62.The WholeNote’s listings are a free service available, at our discretion,to all eligible presenters who submit their information ontime.READERS: please check before you go out to a concert!A phone number is provided with every listing — in fact, we won’tpublish a listing without one. But concerts are sometimes cancelledor postponed; artists, repertoire or venues may change after we goto press.PRESENTERS: please list your concerts!Listings details must be received by e-mail. We do not receive listingsby phone, but you may telephone 416-323-2232 x 27 or x 28 forinformation or assistance.DEADLINES●●Sections A & B – no later than the 8th of the month prior to theissue in which your listing should appear,;●●Section C – no later than the 18th of the month prior to the issuein which your listing should appear to;●●Section D – no later than the 18th of the month prior to the issuein which your listing should appear to ISSUE: The Dec/Jan issue will list events occurring betweenDec 1, 2014 and Feb 7, 2015. All listings must be received bySat Nov 8, for sections A&B, and Tue Nov 18 for sections C&DLISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: Erie3 42 1City of TorontoLISTINGS8Lake OntarioA. Concerts in the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Bolton, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon East, Colgan,Georgetown, Markham, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Oshawa, Port Credit,Richmond Hill, Sharon, Thornhill, Uxbridge and Whitby.Saturday 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. 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 premiereof Handel’s Alcina. Meghan Lindsay(Alcina) and Mireille Asselin (Morgana), sopranos;Wallis Giunta (Bradamante) and AllysonMcHardy (Ruggiero), mezzos; OlivierLaquerre, baritone (Melisso); Krešimir Špicer,tenor (Oronte); Marshall Pynkoski, director;Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreography;Artists of Atelier Ballet; Tafelmusik (David Fallis,conductor). Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St.1-855-622-2787. -1.● ● 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;MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGSEDITOR’S NOTE: As explained on page 7, Music Theatre as a genre has beenremoved from the daily listings in this issue. See page 65.Johannes Debus, conductor. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. -9; (under 30).● ● 7:30: Gallery 345. Britten, Tippett, Greenwood:Angles in War and Peace. Britten: FourSea Interludes for Brass Quintet and TwoPercussionists; Tippett: Kaleidoscopic Oratorio“A Child Of Our Time”; Michael Brooker:Musica Reflecta; and other works. KlimentKrylovskiy, clarinet; Vanessa Mollard, violin;Riko Higuma, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; (st).● ● 7:30: St. John’s United Church. MichaelCiufo, Canadian Tenor. Joshua Tamayo, piano.2 Nobert Rd. 416-491-1224. .● ● 7:30: Toronto International Piano Competition.Final round: Three competitors.Concerti with the Toronto Concert Orchestra;Kerry Stratton, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. & .● ● 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #28.Arraymusic artistic director Rick Sack leadsan evening of improvisation. Toronto and outof-townimprovisers. Array Space, 155 WalnutSt. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.● ● 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Rule Britannia! Works by Lavallé, Elgar, Holst,Vaughan Williams, Parry and others. DavidBowser, conductor. Yorkminster Citadel,1 Lord Seaton Rd., North York. 416-628-9195.; $20(sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Oakville Symphony. Romance orRachmaninoff. Mussorgsky: Night on BaldMountain; Smetana: Die Moldau; Ravel:Pavane; Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2.Alexei Gulenco, piano; Roberto De Clara, conductor.Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021.; (sr); (st).● ● 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Scarborough: Not As Scary As It Sounds!Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre Op.40, Dukas:Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Gounod: FuneralMarch of a Marionette; and other works.Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel,2021 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-429-0007. ; (sr); (st); (under10). Costumes encouraged.● ● 8:00: TorQ Percussion Quartet. TorQTurns 10. A milestone celebration of TorQ’sfirst decade together, featuring favouritesfrom their repertoire. Works by Cage, Hatzis,Wijeratne, Morphy and others. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-788-8272. PWYC. Reception to follow.● ● 8:30: Soulpepper. Weekly Cabaret Series:Wild Women (Don’t Get The Blues). ExploringEtta James, Edith Piaf, Ida Cox, Janis Joplin,Sylvia Plath. Lorraine Segato, Lyne Tremblay,Miku Graham, Stacie McGregor, ColleenAllen, performers. Young Centre for thePerforming Arts, Distillery District, 50 TankHouse Ln. 416-866-8666. $20,(st).Sunday November 2● ● 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles:New Orford String Quartet. Interactive38 | November 1 - December 7, 2014

performance for young audiences. Guest:Teng Li, viola. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714x103. (includes a chocolate truffle atconclusion).● ● 1:30: Kingston Road Village Concert Series.Beaches Reads: An Equal Music. Readingsfrom Vikram Seth; works by Haydn,Beethoven, J.S. Bach and others. TorontoSymphony Orchestra String Quartet; TomAllen, host. Kingston Road United Church,975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6091. $20; (st);free(under13).● ● 2:00: Oakville Symphony. Romance orRachmaninoff. See Nov 1.● ● 2:00: Pocket Concerts. Evening in theAfternoon. Ravel: La Valse; Prokofiev: ViolinSonata (selections); Bach: Cello SuiteNo.1 (selections); Bloch: 3 Nocturnes; Haydn:Piano Trio No.39 “The Gypsy”. YehonatanBerick, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; EmilyRho, piano. Home of Rowley Mossop andDon Melady, 505 Palmerston Blvd. 647-896-8295. ; (under 35); (child). Receptionfollowing.● ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory/Toronto HarpSociety. Mazzoleni Masters: Alice Giles. J.S.Bach: Lute Suite in e BWV996; Saint-Saëns:Fantaisie for Harp in a Op.95; Whitehead: Toccata;Salzedo: Ballade for Harp Op.28. AliceGiles, harp. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. .● ● 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. La GranVia. Chueca. Margie Bernal; Fabian Arciniegas;Pablo Benitez; Diego Catala; JoséHernández, music director and piano. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -.● ● 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.Trillium Brass Quintet. NewmarketTheatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket.905-953-5122. ; $20(sr); (st).● ● 3:00: Musideum. Don Naduriak’s Jambanda- “Party Music”. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.● ● 3:00: Symphony on the Bay. Enigma.Brahms: Double concerto for violin andcello; Ridout: Fall Fair; Elgar: Enigma Variations.Tom Mueller, cello; Corey Gemmell,violin. Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000.–.● ● 3:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Air, Fire,Earth & Water: The Renaissance Sense ofHumour(s). Selection of polyphonic madrigals,chansons and part songs from the ageof polyphony. Artistic director: Lucas Harris;guest: R.H. Thomson, reader. Church ofthe Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1695.; (sr); .50(under 30). Coffee, teaand home baking follow.● ● 3:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus MainChoir. Sounds A-Splendid. Guests: ChristopherDawes, organ; Stan Klebanoff, trumpet;Carole Anderson and Matthew Otto, conductors.Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 DelisleAve. 416-932-8666 x231. -. In supportof the Tour Fund for the Chamber Choir’sJune visit to Russia and the Baltics. Doorprizes, silent auction and ​reception.● ● 3:00: Ukrainian Art Song Project. GaliciansI: Four Composers from the WesternProvince of Ukraine. Works by Barvinsky,Liudkevych, Sichynsky and Turkewich. MonicaWhicher, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo;Russell Braun, baritone; Pavlo Hunka, bassbaritone;Marie Bérard, violin; Albert Krywolt,piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -.● ● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. New OrfordString Quartet. Ravel: String Quartet in F;Brady: Journal: String Quartet No.2 (Torontopremiere); Mozart: String Quintet No.4 ing K516. Guest: Teng Li, viola. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-922-3714 x103. ; $20(under 30).● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recitals. Andrew Ager, organ.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.● ● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Warlock’s Capriol Suite. Andrew Adair, organ.477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.● ● 4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. ChoralEvensong for All Saints and All Souls. Classical,contemporary and popular flutepieces. City Flutes, Lana Chou Hoyt, director.360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Free willoffering. Evensong at 4:00; concert at 5:00.● ● 4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. MariachiVespers: Jorge Lopez & Mexico AmigoMariachi Band. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke.416-247-5181. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers.Amanda Tosoff Quartet. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211x22. Freewill offering.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sandra Mogensen - TheBook of Sounds. Otte: Das Buch der Klänge.Sandra Mogensen, piano. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.$20.Tuesday November 4● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company/Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. ChamberMusic Series: White Night in Russia. MarinaThibeault, viola; Michel-Alexandre Broekaert,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:00 noon: Jeunesses Musicales Ontario.Emerging Artists Concerts on Tour: WhiteNight in Russia. Marina Thibeault, viola;Michel-Alexandre Broekaert, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Also Nov 7 (eve,Prescott).● ● 12:00 noon: Nine Sparrows/YorkminsterPark Baptist Church. Lunchtime ChamberMusic: Rising Stars Recital. Students fromGlenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free.Donations welcome.● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ Recitals. Andrew Ager, organ;Emma Culpeper and Emily Wall, sopranos.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donationswelcomed.● ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory. MazzoleniMasters: Musicians from Marlboro. Haydn:Piano Trio in e-flat; Britten: String QuartetNo.3 Op.94; Fauré: Piano Quartet No.2 in gOp.45. Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin; Danbi Um,violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Gabriel Cabezas,cello; Angela Park, cello; Ieva Jokubaviciute,piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. .● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Agnes Obel. HarbourfrontCentre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Christa Couture & HillaryGrist, singer/songwriters. Folk, pop, jazz.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.Wednesday November 5● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. William Maddox,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. WorldMusic Series: Walk to the Sea. Ensembleof jazz and world musicians explore crossculturalcommonalities from their sharedArabic, Roma, Sephardic and North Africanroots. David Buchbinder, trumpet and composer;Hilario Durán, piano. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. John R. Stratton Visitor in Music: StudentVocalists with Catherine Wyn-Rogers.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 7:30: Ozere. Ozere plays an evening ofchamber folk. Jessica Deutsch, violin; LydiaMunchinsky, cello; Adrian Gross, mandolin;Bret Higgins, bass; Emily Rockarts, vocals.Charlotte Hale Gallery, 588 Markham St. 647-527-4253. .● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Agnes Obel. See Nov 4.● ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory/Small WorldMusic. World Music: Ana Moura. Portuguesefado music. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. -.Thursday November 6● ● 12:00 noon: Adam Sherkin, piano. In Concert.Rachmaninoff: Preludes Op.32 Nos.8-13; Sherkin: Preludes of Adlivun. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts,27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free.● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: 1914–1918: Lest WeForget…. Commemoration of the 100th anniversaryof the start of the First World War.Works by Rachmaninov, Medtner, Hindemith,Scriabin, Fauré and Ravel. Maxim Bernard,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: Opera Spotlight.A preview of the Opera Division’s productionof Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Matthew Whitfield, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight Series. CompleteMozart Violin Sonatas(selections). JacquesIsraelievitch, violin; Christina PetrowskaQuilico, piano. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Also Nov 27.● ● 1:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band.In Concert. Classics and jazz. John EdwardLiddle, conductor. Encore Hall, WilmarHeights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough.416-346-3910. . Includes coffeeand snack.● ● 3:00: Neapolitan Connection. Maxim Bernard,Piano. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St.416-231-0006. .50-.● ● 6:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Spotlight Series. CompleteMozart Violin Sonatas (selections). JacquesIsraelievitch, violin; and Christina PetrowskaQuilico, piano. Tribute Communities Hall,Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Oct 24.presentsDonizetti’sLucia diLammermoorFeaturingBass-BaritoneGary RelyeaNov.6 &● ● 7:30: Opera York. Lucia di Lammermoor.Donizetti. Allison Arends, soprano (Lucia);Gary Relyea, bass (Raimondo Bidebent); GuiseppeMacina, stage director; SabatinoVacca, conductor. Richmond Hill Centre forthe Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., RichmondHill. 905-787-8811. –; (st).Also Nov 8.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T 12TET. Ralph Alessi, trumpet;Terry Promane, conductor. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-408-0208. $20; (st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Bill Gilliam. Experimental.Bill Gilliam, composer/pianist. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.$20; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Thin Edge Music Collective. CuatroEsquinas (Four Corners). Collaborative concertproject and cultural exchange. Guestartist: Laura Ventemiglia, piano. Gallery 345,345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;/(Sr/st/arts worker).Friday November 7● ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. NoontimeRecital: Adam Zukiewicz, Piano. St. Andrew’sChurch, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231.Free.● ● 12:10: Toronto Reference Library. AccordionDuo: Sébastien Bertrand & AlainPennec. Diatonic accordions, music for dancinggroups and traditional Breton music.789 Yonge St. 416-393-7131. Free.● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Also Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28.● ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. We Will RockYou! The Music of Queen. Concert and CraftBeer Tasting. Bohemian Rhapsody; AnotherOne Bites the Dust; Under Pressure. Jeans‘n Classics Revival Band; National AcademyOrchestra. Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-525-7664. . Ticket includes a free beer tastingbeginning at 6 pm.● ● 7:30: Ontario Christian Music November 1 - December 7, 2014 | 39

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