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Volume 21 Issue 1 - September 2015

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  • September
  • Jazz
  • Toronto
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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!).

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; (st/members); (adv). CD release. ●●Sep 25 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Music from the Anne Boleyn Song Book. Franco- Flemish Latin motets and chansons by Josquin Des Prez and his contemporaries. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; other singers. Fr. Madden Hall, Carr Bldg., St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 100 St Joseph St. 416-535-9956. ; (sr,st). Pre-concert talk, 7:30. Saturday September 26 ●●Sep 26 11:00am: Shoestring Opera. Mozart’s Magic Flute. A preschooler-friendly introduction to Mozart’s most famous opera. Kingsway-Lambton United Church, 85 The Kingsway, Etobicoke. 647-980-1729. ; group rates available. Also 2pm. Wheelchair accessible. Proceeds benefit Kingsway- Lambton United Church Special Music Fund and Shoestring Opera. ●●Sep 26 2:00: Shoestring Opera. Mozart’s Magic Flute. A preschooler-friendly introduction to Mozart’s most famous opera. Kingsway-Lambton United Church, 85 The Kingsway, Etobicoke. 647-980-1729. ; group rates available. Also 11am. Wheelchair accessible. Proceeds benefit Kingsway- Lambton United Church Special Music Fund and Shoestring Opera. ●●Sep 26 3:00: Royal Conservatory. ARC Ensemble. Weinberg: Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano Op.12; Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A K581; Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in g Op.57. Artists of the Royal Conservatory (ARC). Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). Culture A. Concerts in the GTA Days event. ●●Sep 26 4:00: Canadian Music Centre/The Music Gallery. Conversations with Post- World War II Pioneers of Electronic Music. Canadian Electronic Ensemble. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. Presented as part of Culture Days. Book launch interview with Norma Beecroft. ●●Sep 26 7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Koichi Inoue, piano. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC. ●●Sep 26 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Two Rivers Ensemble. Music exploring the juncture between jazz and Iraqi maqam. Works from album “Crisis”. Amir ElSaffar, trumpet, vocals, santur. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. Starting at . ●●Sep 26 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Michael Kaeshammer, vocals and piano. Music that blends jazz, soul, pop and R&B influences. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●Sep 26 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 25. Tickets available in advance or at door. ●●Sep 26 8:00: 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. Also Sep 25(7:30); 27(mat, George Weston Recital Hall). Sunday September 27 ●●Sep 27 10:15am: St. John’s United Church. World Music Sunday: The Music of Leonard Cohen. Julie Michels, vocals; Tony Quarrington, guitar; Malcolm Gould, drums. St. John’s United Church (Toronto), 2 Nobert Rd. 416- 491-1224. Free. ●●Sep 27 12:30: Canadian Music Centre/ Ontario String Association. CMC-OSA String Reading Session. Canadian string ensemble compositions. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. ; (OSA/ CMC Members). ●●Sep 27 3:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Russia Cast Adrift. Sviridov: Russia Cast Adrift; works by Rachmaninoff; Gavrilin; Scriabin. Emilia Boteva, soprano; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Ernesto Ramirez, tenor; Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Boris Zarankin and Inna Perkis, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (sr/st); (young adult); (child). ●●Sep 27 3:00: Oshawa Opera. Suor Angelica Sun. 27th Sept. at 4 p.m. Choral Evensong with St. Peter’s Choir, Erindale followed by Peach Tea and ENGLISH MUSIC AND THE PRAYER BOOK Clem Carelse directs the Choir and discusses music in today’s Evensong by Charles Wood, C.V. Stanford, S.S. Wesley and Herbert Howells. St. Olave’s Church Bloor and Windermere 416-769-5686 stolaves.ca by Puccini. In-concert version. Natalya Gennadi Matyusheva, Catharin Carew, Kaili Kinnon, Rachelle Kelly, Christina Campsall, and other soloists; Oshawa Opera Chorus; Lenard Whiting, organ; Kristine Dandavino, music director/piano. Kingsview United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa. 905-995-2847. ; free(child). ●●Sep 27 3:00: 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. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. -0.50. Also Sep 25 and 26(eve, Roy Thomson Hall). ●●Sep 27 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Legendary Piano Variations: Stewart Goodyear, piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations in G, BWV988 (Aria and 30 Variations); Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli in C, Op.120. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). ●●Sep 27 4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Choral Evensong. Choral works by Wood, Stanford, Wesley, and Howells. St. Peter’s Choir, Erindale; Clem Carelse, director. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Free. Followed by Peach Tea and discussion. ●●Sep 27 4:00: St. Philip’s Jazz Vespers. Roberto Occhipinti Quartet. Hilario Duran, piano; Luis Denis, saxophone; Mark Kelso, drums; Roberto Occhipinti, bass. St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. ●●Sep 27 7:00: Royal Conservatory/Small World Music. TD Jazz: Katrina 10 Years On. Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club “Adios Tour”. Omara Portuondo, vocals; Eliades Ochoa, vocals and guitar; Guajiro Mirabal, trumpet; Barbarito Torres, laud; Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos, trombone; Carlos Calunga, vocals; Rolando Luna, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. starting at . ●●Sep 27 7:30: Living Arts Centre. World Classics and Croatian Beauties. Ana Rucner, cello. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -. ●●Sep 27 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Music and Poetry: Fall Baroque Academy Chamber Music Recital. Music students from all disciplines in recital. Toronto Fall Baroque Academy students; Kevin Komisaruk, Jeanne Lamon, Daniel Taylor, directors. Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ; (st). ●●Sep 27 8:00: Somewhere There/Audiopollination. Audiopollination #34.2 ft. Ellwood Epps and Yves Charuest. Improvised/spontaneous compositions. Ellwood Epps, trumpet; Yves Charuest, saxophone; Karen Ng, saxophone; Paul Newman, saxophone; Germaine Liu, percussion; and others. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . ●●Sep 27 9:00: Small World Music/Koffler Centre for the Arts. Small World Music Festival: Ester Rada. Songs in English and Amharic. Revival Bar, 783 College St. 416-535- 7888. ; (adv). Doors open 8pm. Monday September 28 ●●Sep 28 12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live. Artist TBA. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872-4255. Free. 40 | Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

Black CMYK ●●Sep 28 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: A Tribute to Art Blakey by Brian Barlow. Perry White, saxophone; Alex Brown, trumpet; Robi Botos, piano; Scott Alexander, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. ●●Sep 28 7:30: St. Michael’s College/Musicians In Ordinary. Concert for Michaelmas. Charpentier: Te Deum; instrumental music by Muffat and others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; Christopher Verrette, baroque violin; choir and soloists of St. Michael’s Schola Cantorum; Michael O’Connor, conductor. St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-926-7148. Free; donations welcome. Tuesday September 29 ●●Sep 29 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music and Vocal Series: Love Shards of Sappho. Arraymusic presents works of women composers and the female voice. Monk Feldman: The Love Shards of Sappho; Smith: Hieroglyphs. Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Brook Dufton, soprano; Array Ensemble. 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 29 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Laurel Swinden, flute. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcome. ●●Sep 29 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tuesday Performance Class for Singers: Graduate Students Perform. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978- 0492. Free. ●●Sep 29 8:00: Small World Music. Small World Music Festival: SUM – [su:m] (Korean). Jungmin Seo and Jiha Park, piri, saenghwang, yanggeum, 25-string gayageum, steel-string gayageum. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. ; (adv). ●●Sep 29 8:00: Soundstreams. Adrianne Pieczonka: Beyond the Aria. Crumb: American Songbook (selections); Ancient Voices of Children; Lennon & McCartney (arr. Berio): Beatles Songs; Lludgar: new work. Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; chamber orchestra. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .50- .50. 7:00: pre-concert chat. Wednesday September 30 ●●Sep 30 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recitals. Peter Nikiforuk, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●Sep 30 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gershwin Piano Concerto in F. Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F. Kirill Gerstein, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor; Tom Allen, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .50-.75. Pre-concert complimentary appetizers. Thursday October 1 ●●Oct 01 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: New York Stories. Original songs inspired by the song writing of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Stephen Sondheim. Micah Barnes, singer-songwriter. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. ●●Oct 01 12:00 noon: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. Music at Noon Concert Series. Glenn Buhr, piano/vocals; Bob Egan, pedal steel guitar; Victor Bateman, bass. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x4439. Free. ●●Oct 01 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon. Brahms: Sonatensatz; Strauss: Violin Sonata. Timothy Ying, violin; Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free. ●●Oct 01 12:15: Metropolitan United Church. Noon at Met. Wilbert Ward, baritone. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free; donations welcome. ●●Oct 01 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. The Fatal Gaze. By Tim Albery and David Fallis. An exploration of the dangers of looking too long or too closely, inspired by the Baroque repertoire. The Black Box Theatre, 1087 Queen St. W. 416-978-0492. PWYC. Fundraising event. Also Oct 2. ●●Oct 01 7:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Concert Series: Rhythms of India. Trichy Sankaran with Autorickshaw Trio. Trichy Sankaran, mridangam, kanjira; Suba Sankaran, vocals; Dylan Bell, bass; Ed Hanley, tabla. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). ●●Oct 01 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Biréli Lagrène “The Gypsy Project”. Multiple styles including swing, jazz fusion and postbop. Biréli Lagrène, guitar and bass; Frank Wolf, saxophone; Denis Chang, guitar; Paul Van Dyk, double bass. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●Oct 01 8:00: Massey Hall. LeE HaRVEY OsMOND with guest Terra Lightfoot. Singersongwriter. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. ●●Oct 01 8:00: Monarchs Pub. Laura Hubert at Monarchs. Jazz, blues and western swing. 33 Gerrard St. W. 416-585-4352. Free. ●●Oct 01 8:00: Tafelmusik. Musik Mania. Zelenka: Hypochondria; Geminani: Concerto grosso La Follia; Vivaldi: Concerto “Il mondo al rovescio”; Telemann: Orchestral Suite La Bizzarre; and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4. Cecilia Bernardini, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. MUSIK MANIA Oct 1-4, 6 tafelmusik.org 416-964-6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Oct 2,3,4,6(George Weston Recital Hall), start times and prices vary. ●●Oct 01 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev Symphony 5. Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5. Kirill Gerstein, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .75-8. Pre-concert chat with Rick Phillips. Also Oct 3(7:30). ●●Oct 01 9:00: Small World Music/Batuki Music Society. Small World Music Festival: Vieux Farka Touré Feat. Julia Easterlin. Traditional Malian songs and the sounds of ancient Africa mixed with blues and rock. Vieux Farka Touré, vocals, guitar; Julia Easterlin, vocals. Revival Bar, 783 College St. 416- 294-6409. ; (adv). Doors open 8pm. Friday October 2 ●●Oct 02 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. ●●Oct 02 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. The Fatal Gaze. By Tim Albery and David Fallis. An exploration of the dangers of looking too long or too closely, inspired by the Baroque repertoire. The Black Box Theatre, 1087 Queen St. W. 416-978-0492. PWYC. Fundraising event. Also Oct 1. ●●Oct 02 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Jim Cuddy Band. Jim Cuddy, singer-songwriter; Colin Cripps, vocals and guitar; Bazil Donovan, bass; Anne Lindsay, violin; Joel Anderson, drums; Steve O’Connor, keyboard. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305- 7469. -. ●●Oct 02 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Elgar: Violin Concerto in b Op.61; Mahler: Symphony No.4 in G. Alexis Hatch, violin; Mireille Asselin, soprano; Julian Kuerti, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Starting at . 6:45: Prelude Recital by students and faculty of The Glenn Gould School. ●●Oct 02 8:00: Small World Music. Small World Music Festival: Maarja Nuut. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416- 536-5439. (adv). Doors open 7:30. ●●Oct 02 8:00: Tafelmusik. Musik Mania. NEW DIRECTIONS IN MUSIC Zelenka: Hypochondria; Geminani: Concerto grosso La Follia; Vivaldi: Concerto “Il mondo al rovescio”; Telemann: Orchestral Suite La Bizzarre; and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4. Cecilia Bernardini, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. and up; and up(sr); -(st). Also Oct 1,3,4,6(George Weston Recital Hall), start times and prices vary. ●●Oct 02 8:30: Aga Khan Museum. Memoria Antigua (Ancient Memory). Reviving Flamenco traditions from Spain and Andalusia. Patricia Ibáñez and Abel Harana, dancers and choreographers. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. Starting at . ●●Oct 02 8:00: St. Jude’s Church. Celebration of the Arts: Music & Monarchy. NEW DIRECTIONS Celebrating IN MUSIC Queen Elizabeth II as the longest reigning English ADRIANNE PIECZONKA: BEYOND THE ARIA SEPT 29, 2015 AT 8:00 PM | KOERNER HALL, TELUS CENTRE A rare chance to hear the acclaimed soprano’s haunting interpretations of contemporary repertoire, from George Crumb’s Ancient Voices of Children to the Beatles. Also featuring Krisztina Szabó + a world premiere by Analia Llugdar. Call 416-408-0208 or visit soundstreams.ca thewholenote.com Sept 1 - Oct 7, 2015 | 41

Volumes 21-25 (2015-2020)

Volume 25 Issue 7 - April 2020
Volume 25 Issue 6 - March 2020
Volume 25 Issue 5 - February 2020
Volume 25 Issue 4 - December 2019 / January 2020
Volume 25 Issue 3 - November 2019
Volume 25 Issue 2 - October 2019
Volume 25 Issue 1 - September 2019
Volume 24 Issue 8 - May 2019
Volume 24 Issue 7 - April 2019
Volume 24 Issue 6 - March 2019
Volume 24 Issue 5 - February 2019
Volume 24 Issue 4 - December 2018 / January 2019
Volume 24 Issue 3 - November 2018
Volume 24 Issue 2 - October 2018
Volume 24 Issue 1 - September 2018
Volume 23 Issue 9 - June / July / August 2018
Volume 23 Issue 8 - May 2018
Volume 23 Issue 7 - April 2018
Volume 23 Issue 6 - March 2018
Volume 23 Issue 4 - December 2017 / January 2018
Volume 23 Issue 3 - November 2017
Volume 23 Issue 2 - October 2017
Volume 23 Issue 1 - September 2017
Volume 22 Issue 9 - Summer 2017
Volume 22 Issue 8 - May 2017
Volume 22 Issue 7 - April 2017
Volume 22 Issue 6 - March 2017
Volume 22 Issue 5 - February 2017
Volume 22 Issue 4 - December 2016/January 2017
Volume 22 Issue 2 - October 2016
Volume 22 Issue 1 - September 2016
Volume 21 Issue 9 - Summer 2016
Volume 21 Issue 8 - May 2016
Volume 21 Issue 6 - March 2016
Volume 21 Issue 5 - February 2016
Volume 21 Issue 4 - December 2015/January 2016
Volume 21 Issue 3 - November 2015
Volume 21 Issue 2 - October 2015
Volume 21 Issue 1 - September 2015

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