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Volume 21 Issue 2 - October 2015

Vol 21 No 2 is now available for your viewing pleasure, and it's a bumper crop, right at the harvest moon. First ever Canadian opera on the Four Seasons Centre main stage gets double coverage with Wende Bartley interviewing Pyramus and Thisbe composer Barbara Monk Feldman and Chris Hoile connecting with director Christopher Alden; Paul Ennis digs into the musical mind of pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, and pianist Eve Egoyan is "On the Record" in conversation with publisher David Perlman ahead of the Oct release concert for her tenth recording. And at the heart of it all the 16th edition of our annual BLUE PAGES directory of presenters profile the season now well and truly under way.

Baroque Orchestra and

Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir UPCOMING CONCERTS BAROQUE MASTERS VIOLINIST AND GUEST DIRECTOR ELISA CITTERIO Nov 5, 6, 7, 8, 2015 TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE, JEANNE LAMON HALL (TSP) Italian violinist Elisa Citterio leads Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in a refreshing programme of music by baroque masters: concerti grossi by Corelli and Locatelli, an orchestral suite by Fasch, and a Vivaldi Concerto for two violins and two oboes. Ms. Citterio celebrates her Tafelmusik debut with performances of Bach’s Concerto for violin in A Minor BWV 1041 MESSIAH AT KOERNER HALL “Tafelmusik owns this town when it comes to Handel’s seasonal classic.” THE GLOBE AND MAIL IVARS TAURINS DIRECTED BY IVARS TAURINS Joanne Lunn, soprano Mary-Ellen Nesi, mezzo-soprano Rufus Müller, tenor Nathaniel Watson, baritone Dec 16, 17, 18, 19, 2015 KOERNER HALL AT THE TELUS CENTRE (KH) An annual holiday tradition for many, make this your year to celebrate it with Tafelmusik! SING-ALONG MESSIAH Dec 20 MASSEY HALL (MH) Sing along with the Tafelmusik Orchestra, Choir, and a great cast of soloists, all directed by “Herr Handel”. Sing-Along Messiah Vocal Workshop Sat Nov 7 REGISTRATION ONLY ! PROUD PARTNER OF ARTIST PRESENTED IN COLLABORATION WITH ON SALE NOW! TSP: 416.964.6337 KH: 416.408.0208 MH: 416.872.4255 MESSIAH CONCERTS SPONSOR & SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR

KOERNER HALL IS: “ A beautiful space for music “ THE GLOBE AND MAIL Igudesman & Joo: And Now Mozart SUN., OCT. 18, 3PM KOERNER HALL An outrageously funny show for people who love Mozart and those who have never even heard of Mozart! Classical music and comedy “fueled by genuine, dazzling virtuosity.” (The New York Times) Presented in partnership with Show One Productions. Taylor Academy Showcase Concert SAT., OCT. 24, 4:30PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL FREE (TICKET REQUIRED) The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists presents a concert by the leading young classical musicians in Canada. Hear the stars of tomorrow! Jane Bunnett & Maqueque and Emeline Michel SAT., OCT. 24, 8PM KOERNER HALL Emeline Michel is the reigning Queen of Haitian Song. Celebrated Canadian flutist and saxophonist Jane Bunnett introduces the world to Maqueque, an-all woman band from Cuba. Simone Dinnerstein SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 3PM KOERNER HALL “Unpretentious elegance.” (The New Yorker) ) Pianist Simone Dinnerstein is a searching and inventive artist who is motivated by a desire to find the musical core of every work she approaches. This program includes works by Schumann, Lasser, Bach, and Schubert. Masaaki Suzuki conducts the Bach Collegium Japan WED., OCT. 28, 8PM KOERNER HALL Of maestro Masaaki Suzuki, founder and Music Director of Bach Collegium Japan, The Times has written: “it would take an iron bar not to be moved by his crispness, sobriety and spiritual vigour.” Generously supported by David G. Broadhurst Songmasters: Songs of Remembrance SUN., NOV. 1, 2PM MAZZOLENI CONCERT HALL Soprano Monica Whicher and pianist Rachel Andrist present a celebration of remembrance, from the sentimental and historical to the memories of youth, home, landscape, and country. Works include Dvořák, Quilter, Grieg, and selections from Hanns Eisler’s Hollywood Liederbuch. TICKETS START AT ONLY ! 416.408.0208 273 BLOOR STREET WEST (BLOOR ST. & AVENUE RD.) TORONTO

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