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Volume 22 Issue 1 - September 2016

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  • September
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • October
  • Festival
  • Symphony
  • Musical
  • Orchestra
  • Theatre
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Music lover's TIFF (our fifth annual guide to the Toronto International Film Festival); Aix Marks the Spot (how Brexit could impact on operatic co-production); The Unstoppable Howard Cable (an affectionate memoir of a late chapter in the life of of a great Canadian arranger; Kensington Jazz Story (the newest kid on the festival block flexes its muscles). These stories and much more as we say a lingering goodbye to summer and turn to the task, for the 22nd season, of covering the live and recorded music that make Southern Ontario tick.

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Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-691-0449. /$22(adv). ●●8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Iliana Matos, Cuban Classical Guitar. Works by Tarrega, Augustin Barrios, Granada, Brouwer and others. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-964-8298. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Dames At Sea. Runs to September 18. See section C. Music Theatre for details. ●●8:00: The Music Gallery. Ricardo Dias Gomes, Ida Toninato and Kat Estacio. Ricardo Dias Gomes, bass, keys, electronics; Ida Toninato, saxophone, electronics; Kat Estacio, gongs, electronics. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (st/members). 7:00: Free outdoor concert by Ida Toninato in Butterfield Park, 100 McCaul St. Sunday September 18 ●●2:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Dames At Sea. Runs to September 18. See section C. Music Theatre for details. A. Concerts in the GTA 2016/2017 SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2016 | 3PM 22nd ANNUAL SCHUBERTIAD: 4 MEMORIES featuring Maeve Palmer | Inna Perkis Giles Tomkins | Kathryn Tremills William Webster | Boris Zarankin offcentremusic.com ●●3:00: Off Centre Music Salon. 22nd Annual Schubertiad: Four Memories. Maeve Palmer, Inna Perkis, Giles Tomkins, Kathryn Tremilis, Boris Zarankin, and others. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1870. ; (young adult); (child). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Gonder. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Sublime Schubert. Schubert: String Quintet in C D956. Shauna Rolston, cello; Cecilia String Quartet. Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Bob DeAngelis. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920- 5211. Free. Donations welcome. ●●5:00: Nocturnes in the City. Jazz Quartet with Martin Kratochvil. Restaurant Praha, Masaryktown, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-481-7294. ; (st). Monday September 19 ●●7:30: Toronto Masque Theatre. Salon 1: Music Amongst the Trees. Poetry and songs inspired by trees. Derek Boyes, actor; Jo Greenaway, piano; Members of the Elizabeth Salon: Music Amongst the Trees The Atrium at 21 Shaftesbury Ave 19 September 416-410-4561 McDonald Voice Studio; Larry Beckwith, host. Atrium, 21 Shaftesbury Ave. 416-410- 4561. . Tuesday September 20 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: TBA. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. Free. Donations welcomed. Wednesday September 21 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. Piano reCital A Benefit Concert for the Walking the Journey Together ToronTo FeAturing The Master Class Players September 21, 2016 - 7:00pm Yorkminster Park baPtist ChurCh yorkminsterpark.com ●●7:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Master Class Players Piano Recital. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel, Scriabin and Brian Agro. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-532-0550. . A benefit for the House of Compassion. ●●7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Opening Night: Renée Fleming. Ravel: Shéhérazade; Rodgers & Hammerstein: The King and I (selections); works by Puccini, Leoncavallo and others. Renée Fleming, soprano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Thursday September 22 ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Musical Chairs. Works by Beethoven, Spohr and Schumann. Elizabeth McDonald, soprano; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone; Kathryn Tremills, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Richard Spotts, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363- 0331 x26. Free. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel Water Music. Handel: Water Music; Bach: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D; Rameau: Les Indes galantes (excerpts); and other works. Guest: Elisa Citterio, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; and up(sr); -(under 36). Also Sep 23, 24, 25(mat), 27(Weston Recital Hall). Friday September 23 ●●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 Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rachmaninoff Symphony 2. Randolph Peters: Butterfly Wings and Tropical Storms; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d Op.47; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2 in e Op.27. Henning Kraggerud, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Sep 24. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: John Stech. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●8:00: Massey Hall. Torn From the Pages Series: Nutshell. Based on Nutshell by Ian McEwan. Dave Bidini, curator, host. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel Water Music. Handel: Water Music; Bach: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D; Rameau: Les Indes galantes (excerpts); and other works. Guest: Elisa Citterio, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; and up(sr); -(under 36). Also Sep 22, 24, 25(mat), 27(Weston Recital Hall). Saturday September 24 ●●6:15: York Region Chamber Music. The Past: Imagining Mozart’s Piano. Mozart: Fantasy in c K475, Sonata in c K457; Haydn: Fantasia in C Hob.XVII:4; Hummel: Fantasy for Piano in E-flat Op.18. Andrea Botticelli, fortepiano. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (21 and under/Toronto Early Music Centre members). ●●7:00: Toronto Japanese Social Services. Charity Classical Piano Concert. Sibelius: The Trees Op.75; Finlandia Op.26; Chopin: Andante Spianato/Grand Polonaise Brillante; Ballade No.4; Mozart: Sonata for 2 Pianos; Rachmaninoff: Suite No.2 for 2 Pianos Op.17. Etsuko Terada, piano; Kikuo Watanabe, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-385-9200. . Proceeds will support community services provided by JSS. ●●7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Chamber Music Concert. Koichi Inoue, piano; with young artists selected by audition. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450- 9220. PWYC. ●●7:30: Kingston Road United Church. RPR (formerly known as Tanglefoot). Music and stories. Rob Ritchie, Al Parrish, Steve Ritchie and Beaker Granger. 975 Kingston Rd. 416- 699-6091. . ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. The Nylons: Farewell Tour. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel Water Music. Handel: Water Music; Bach: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D; Rameau: Les Indes galantes (excerpts); and other works. Guest: Elisa Citterio, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; and up(sr); -(under 36). Also Sep 22, 23, 25(mat), 27(Weston Recital Hall). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rachmaninoff Symphony 2. Randolph Peters: 40 | September 1, 2016 - October 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Butterfly Wings and Tropical Storms; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d Op.47; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2 in e Op.27. Henning Kraggerud, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Sep 23. ●●8:00: Turkwaz. Nazar CD release. Tracks from the new CD. Brenna MacCrimmon, Jayne Brown, Maryem Tollar and Sophia Grigoriadis. Guests: Andrew Downing, cello; Demetri Petsalakis, oud/baglamas; Ernie Tollar, winds. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416- 204-1080. ; (members). CD included in price. ●●8:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée. Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 Op.35; Impromptu No.3 in G-flat Op.51; other works. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Sunday September 25 ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles: Cecilia String Quartet. Interactive concert for young people aged 5-11; adults welcome. Haydn: String Quartet in b Op.33 No.1 “Russian”; Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Op.44 No.1; Emilie LeBel: Taxonomy of Paper Wings (Toronto premiere). Cecilia String Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. . 3:15: Main performance. ●●2:00: Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. Music for Public Consumption. Bach: “Coffee Cantata” BWV211; Brandenburg Concerto No.55 BWV1050. Rezan Onen-Lapointe, baroque violin; Vania Chan, soprano; Joanna Marsden, baroque flute; David Podgorski, harpsichord; Kailey Richards, baroque violin; Jimin Shin, baroque viola; Andres Tucci Clarke, baroque cello. CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst St. 416-979- 3939. . Atis Bankas “Paris Connection” Sunday, September 25, 2pm mazzoleni ConCert Hall TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 416.408.0208 WWW.pErfOrmANCE.rCmuSIC.CA ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: Atis Bankas - Paris Connection. Bolling: Jazz Suite; works by Gershwin/Frolov and Ravel. Atis Bankas, violin; Michael Berkovsky, piano; Bob Mills, double bass; Lorne Grossman, drums. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. . ●●3:00: Nadina Mackie Jackson. Bassoon Out Loud: Ophelia Speaks. Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos Nos. 14 and 27; Lussier: Le dernier chant d’Ophélie; McIntire: Premise, for solo viola; Downing: Kontrabas Semaisi; and other works. Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon; Bijan Sepanji, violin; Steve Koh, violin; Rory McLeod, viola; Bryan Lu, cello; Joe Phillips, bass. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416- 453-7607. ; (st). ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Cecilia String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in b Op.33 No.1 “Russian”; Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Op.44 No.1; Emilie LeBel: Taxonomy of Paper Wings (Toronto premiere). Cecilia String Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). 1:15: Music and Truffles family concert. ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Handel Water Music. Handel: Water Music; Bach: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D; Rameau: Les Indes galantes (excerpts); and other works. Guest: Elisa Citterio, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up; and up(sr); -(under 36). Also Sep 22, 23, 24, 27(Weston Recital Hall). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. The Music of Windsor Chapel. Choral Evensong. Sun. 25th Sept. at 4 p.m. Choral Evensong with St. Peter’s Choir, Erindale followed by Peach Tea and THE MUSIC OF WINDSOR CHAPEL Clem Carelse directs the choir for Evensong and then discusses the music of famous composers associated with St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: John Merbecke, Henry Purcell and William Harris. St. Olave’s Church Bloor and Windermere 416-769-5686 stolaves.ca St. Peter’s Choir, Erindale; Clem Carelse, conductor. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated. Followed by Peach Tea and discussion of music linked to St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle: Merbecke, Purcell and Harris. ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. The Italian-American Songbook. Michael Occhipinti, guitar; Laura Campisi. All Saints Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. NB: Temporary venue change. ●●7:30: Li Delun Music Foundation. Piano Recital: Sa Chen. Prize winner at the Van Cliburn, Frederic Chopin (Warsaw) and Leeds International Piano Competitions. Debussy: Preludes Vol. II; Liszt: Sonata in b. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-490-7962. -. Monday September 26 ●●12:00 noon: Palais Royale. The Four Lads september 25, 3pm OPHELIA SPEAKS Nadina Mackie Jackson, solo bassoon, with Bijan Sepanji, Steve Koh, Rory McLeod, Bryan Lu and Joe Phillips, Vivaldi Concerti no.14 & 27, Lussier Le Dernier Chant d’Ophelie with works for solo strings. Bassoon Out Loud at HELICONIAN HALL 35 Hazelton Avenue, Toronto / nadinamackiejackson.com and The Four Aces: The Greatest Love Songs of the 20th Century. 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-533-3553. .50 (includes lunch). Also 7pm. ●●7:00: Palais Royale. The Four Lads and The Four Aces: The Greatest Love Songs of the 20th Century. 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416- 533-3553. (includes dinner). Also 12 noon. Tuesday September 27 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Meet the Young Artists. Favourite arias. Young artists of the 2016/17 COC Ensemble Studio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Late seating is not available. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Trio Estonia. Arvo Leibur, violin; Aare Tammesalu, cello; Norman Reintamm, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist thewholenote.com September 1, 2016 - October 7, 2016 | 41

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