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Volume 21 Issue 1 - September 2015

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Paul Ennis's annual TIFF TIPS (27 festival films of potential particular musical interest); Wu Man, Yo-Yo Ma and Jeffrey Beecher on the Silk Road; David Jaeger on CBC Radio Music in the days it was committed to commissioning; the LISTENING ROOM continues to grow on line; DISCoveries is back, bigger than ever; and Mary Lou Fallis says Trinity-St. Paul's is Just the Spot (especially this coming Sept 25!).

905-688-5550 x3817. Free

905-688-5550 x3817. Free community event. Also Sep 15,16,17. ●●Sep 18 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church - Chapel, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●Sep 18 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Music and Poetry. Explore the connections between poetry and music through the lens of poet Federico García Lorca, including four short new works performed by Krisztina Szabó. Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504- 1282. Free; PWYC. Reserved seating and gallery preludes available. ●●Sep 18 7:30: 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education. Suspended Mountain Music. Coulman: Rocky Mountain Suite (premiere). Fanfarones double wind quintet. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-538-0868. ; (sr/st); or PWYC; free(child). ●●Sep 18 7:30: Opera by Request. Weber: Der Freischütz. In concert with piano accompaniment. Vanessa Lanch, soprano; Vania Chan, soprano; Ryan Harper, tenor; John Holland, baritone; Kieran Kane, baritone; and others; William Shookhoff, music director and pianist. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . ●●Sep 18 7:30: Organix Concerts. Jennifer Loveless, organ. St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-769-3893. ; (sr); (st); Free(18 and under). A. Concerts in the GTA ●●Sep 18 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Human Passions. Veracini: Ouverture No 6 in g; Arias from Vivaldi’s Il Farnace and Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Ariodante, and Rinaldo; Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in F RV485; Bach: Violin Concerto in d; Concerto for harpsichord in d (transcr. by Rodolfo Richter). Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Rodolfo Richter, violinist and guest director; Mireille Lebel, mezzo; Dominic Teresi, solo bassoon. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Jennifer Loveless Sept. 18 7:30 www.organixconcerts.ca Also Sep 16,17,19,20, start times vary. Saturday September 19 ●●Sep 19 7:00: Canadian Music Centre. ∆TENT NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE. Tsurumoto: Cursor 5; Fauré: Violin Sonata No.1 in A, 4th mvt; and others. Fiona Jane Wood, piano; Leslie Ting, violin; Hiroki Tsurumoto, clarinet. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. . ●●Sep 19 7:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble/ Chhandam Youth Dance Company. Legacy: In Honour of Pandit Chitresh Das. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973- 4000. ; (sr/st). Brigantine Room. ●●Sep 19 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264- 2235. /(adv). ●●Sep 19 8:00: Continuum. At the Seams. Canadian compositions by former Léger Prize contenders and awarding of 2015 prize to Thierry Tidrow. World premieres by Harman, Ristic, and Hall; Shaw: solo piano work. Carol Lynn Fujino, violin; Paul Widner, cello; Anne Thompson, flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Gregory Oh, piano; Ryan Scott, percussion; Brian Current, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-924- 4945. ; (sr/arts workers); (st). 7:15: pre-concert chat. ●●Sep 19 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Classic Album’s Live Series: The Beatles’ “Help”. Live re-creation of the complete Beatles’ classic album. Chris Frazer (John Lennon); Michael Brady (Ringo Starr); Scott MacFarlane (Paul McCartney); Paul Green (George Harrison). 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021. . ●●Sep 19 8:00: Tafelmusik. The Human Passions. Veracini: Ouverture No 6 in g; Arias from Vivaldi’s Il Farnace and Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Ariodante, and Rinaldo; Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in F RV485; Bach: Violin Concerto in d; Concerto for harpsichord in d (transcr. by Rodolfo Richter). Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Rodolfo Richter, violinist and guest director; Mireille Lebel, mezzo; Dominic Teresi, solo bassoon. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Sep 16,17,18,20, start times vary. Sunday September 20 ●●Sep 20 1:00: After Hours Big Band. In Concert. Flying Home; It Had Better Be Tonight; Just a Gigolo/Ain’t Got Nobody; No Scuffle Shuffle; Summer Samba; and other selections. Lion and Firkin, 1091 Gorham St., Newmarket. 905-851-0050 or 905-868-8460. Free. ●●Sep 20 2:00: Canadian Music Centre. Bach to Bop - Kye Marshall and Don Thompson. Jazz and performance of original works by Kye Marshall. Kye Marshall, cello; Don Thompson, piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. ; (adv); (CMC Members/Arts Workers). ●●Sep 20 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: John Perry, piano. Mozart: Piano Sonata No.13 in B-Flat K333; Brahms: Three Intermezzi, Op.117; Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.31 in A-Flat Op.110; Schubert: Piano Sonata No.21 in B-Flat D960. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario photo: Melissa Sung on period instruments The Haydn Effect Haydn “Rider” Beethoven Op. 127 Jadin Op. 1#1 Sunday Sept 20, 3:00 ●●Sep 20 3:00: Shrinking Planet Productions. Canadian Visionaries I. Works by Schafer (premiere), Glick, Buczynski, Coulthard, and Pentland. Dr. Réa Beaumont, piano; guest artist Stephen Sitarski, violin. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 647-995-5723. ; (adv); (st). ●●Sep 20 3:00: Windermere String Quartet. The Haydn Effect. Period Instruments. Jadin: Quartet in B-flat Op.1 No.1; Haydn: Quartet in g Op.74 No.3 “The Rider;” Beethoven: Quartet in E-Flat Op.127. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-0952. ; (sr); (st). ●●Sep 20 3:30: Tafelmusik. The Human Passions. Veracini: Ouverture No 6 in g; Arias from Vivaldi’s Il Farnace and Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Ariodante, and Rinaldo; Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in F RV485; Bach: Violin Concerto in d; Concerto for harpsichord in d 38 | Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

(transcr. by Rodolfo Richter). Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Rodolfo Richter, violinist and guest director; Mireille Lebel, mezzo; Dominic Teresi, solo bassoon. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Sep 16,17,18,19, start times vary. ●●Sep 20 4:00: St. Philip’s Jazz Vespers. Diana Panton Trio. Reg Schwager, guitar; Neil Swainson, bass; Diana Panton, vocals. St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. Handel & Vivaldi Sunday, September 20 at 7:30 pm Trinity College Chapel, U of T For tickets, call 416-408-0208 or visit music.utoronto.ca ●●Sep 20 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Handel & Vivaldi. Instrumentalists of Ensemble Caprice join twelve vocal soloists from the Theatre of Early Music. Handel: Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline; concertos and psalms by Vivaldi. Daniel Taylor and Matthias Maute, conductors. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Fundraising event for the Early Music/Historical Performance Area. Monday September 21 ●●Sep 21 12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live: Brendan Philip. R&B music. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872-4255. Free. ●●Sep 21 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Hybridiana: Canadiana Music from the Modern Era. Works by Somers, Palmer, Buczynski, Archer, Kunz, Lustig and Coulthard. Hybridity (Shaelyn Archibald, Daniel Wheeler, Emily Hill and Michael Bridge). 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. ; (adv); (st;adv). Tuesday September 22 ●●Sep 22 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Meet the Young Artists. Incoming young artists of the 2015/2016 COC Ensemble Studio. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. Free. Admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Late seating not available. ●●Sep 22 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Mara Plotkin, clarinet. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcome. ●●Sep 22 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tuesday Performance Class for Singers: Singers and the Spoken Word. With Michael Albano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free. Wednesday September 23 ●●Sep 23 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recitals. Angus Sinclair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●Sep 23 7:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. The Master Class Players. Six Toronto pianists in recital. Works by Schubert, Debussy and Gershwin. 1585 Yonge St. 416-532-0550. .00. Benefit concert celebrating the 25th-plus anniversary of the House of Compassion. Thursday September 24 ●●Sep 24 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: The Where. Myriad3: Chris Donnelly, piano; Dan Fortin, bass; Ernesto Cervini, drums. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. Admission on a first-come, firstserved basis. Late seating not available. ●●Sep 24 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Music at Noon Concert Series: Skyros Quartet. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519- 884-1970 x4439. Free. ●●Sep 24 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noon at Met. Thomas Gonder, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free; donations welcome. ●●Sep 24 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Opening Night: Itzhak Perlman. Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Grieg: Suite No.1 from Peer Gynt; Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1. Itzhak Perlman, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375. -2.50. ●●Sep 24 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Hogtown Brass at the CMC. Music composed especially for brass quintet. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. ; (adv). ●●Sep 24 8:00: Piano Moderna. In Concert. Works by Benjamin, Birtwistle, Boulez, Radulescu, and Sherkin. Stephanie Chua and Adam Sherkin, solo piano. Bunker Lane Press, 1001 Bloor St. W. Rear. 416-871-8078. . Post-show reception. Friday September 25 ●●Sep 25 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Featuring classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church - Chapel, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●Sep 25 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. WholeNote Guide 20th Anniversary Celebration. Mary Lou Fallis and David Perlman, hosts. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. Free; ticket required, reserve starting Sep 15. Postperformance reception. Part of the Culture Days Bloor St. Culture Corridor Hub. BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY 5 PETER OUNDJIAN, CONDUCTOR SEP 25, 26, 27 | TSO.CA ●●Sep 25 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven Symphony 5. Bach (arr. Stokowski): Toccata and Fugue in d BWV565; Brahms: Double Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No.5. Jonathan Crow, violin; Joseph Johnson, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .75-8. Pre-concert chat with Rick Phillips. Also Sep 26(8:00); 27(mat, George Weston Recital Hall). ●●Sep 25 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. John Sheard Presents the Great Reunion with Ron Hynes. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (adv). Cash bar. THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS by Weill & Brecht Sept 25 & 26 thefriendsofgravity.org ●●Sep 25 8:00: Friends of Gravity. The Seven Deadly Sins. Music by Kurt Weill, text by Bertolt Brecht. Cabaret band and silent film projections. Stephanie Conn, vocals; Scott Gabriel, music director; Branko Džinović, accordion; Max Christie, clarinet; Scott Good, trombone. St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, 509 Dundas St. E. 416-700-5914. /(st). Also Sep 26. Tickets available in advance or at door. ●●Sep 25 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Chenyi Yu. Debut. Works by Bach, Paradisi, Beethoven, Ravel and Andriasov. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr); (st/arts workers). ●●Sep 25 8:00: Music Gallery. In the Sea and The Visit. Improvised music with Middle Eastern and Persian influences. The Visit: Raphael Weinroth-Browne, cello; Heather Sita Black, vocals; In the Sea: Josh Zubot, violin; Tristan Honsinger, cello; Nicolas Caloia, double bass. The Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. thewholenote.com Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 | 39

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