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Volume 22 Issue 1 - September 2016

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  • September
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • October
  • Festival
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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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Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Richard Hansen. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●6:30: Li Delun Music Foundation. Master Class: Sa Chen Piano Master Class. Steinway Piano Gallery, 2651 John St., Markham. 905- 946-8040. , (VIP). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. In Recital. Saint- Saëns: Cello Sonata No.1 and other works. Antoine Pierlot, cello; Jason Cutmore, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). ●●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. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. and up; and up(sr); -(under 36). Also Koerner Hall, Sep 22, 23, 24, 25(mat). Wednesday September 28 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Hanné Becker, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769- 5224. Freewill offering. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Michael Bloss, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Lecture: Aligning Your Life With Your Art. Given by composer, jazz percussionist and Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Colgrass. Boyd Neel Room, Edward Johnson Bldg. U of T, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free. ●●7:30: University of St. Michael’s College. Vivaldi’s Gloria. Musicians in Ordinary; St. Michael’s Schola Cantorum; Michael O’Connor, choral director; Christopher Verrette, orchestra director. St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-926-7148. Free. Donations welcome. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Symphony 3. Jamie Barton, mezzo; Women of the Amadeus Choir and Elmer Iseler Singers; Toronto Children’s Chorus; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, A. Concerts in the GTA Marie Berard - Teng Li - Winona Zelenka Metamorphosis Ligeti Quartet No. 1 / Mozart Divertimento Guest Artist Jonathan Crow, violin Friday, September 30 th , 2016 NEW TIME 7:30 PM Trinity St.Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St.W Tickets / for Students At door or brownpapertickets.com under Metamorphosis Season 4 tickets at discount also available under Trio Arkel Presents Season 4 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Sep 29. Thursday September 29 ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Timothy Ying, Violin. Bach: Partita No.2 in d; Paganini: Caprice No.24; Ysaÿe: Sonata No.3 “Ballade”. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Simon Walker, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363- 0331 x26. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. World @ Midday: Balkan Duende. Balkan rhythms and melodies. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East, York University, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mahler Symphony 3. Jamie Barton, mezzo; Women of the Amadeus Choir and Elmer Iseler Singers; Toronto Children’s Chorus; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Sep 28. Friday September 30 ●●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: Trio Arkel. Metamorphosis. Ligeti: String Quartet No.1 “Métamorphoses nocturnes”; Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat K563. Guest: Jonathan Crow, violin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-409-6824. ; (st). ●●8:00: Balkanto Entertainment/Toronto Balkan Festival. Balkan Duende. A musical voyage into the heart of the Balkans. Anton Apostolov, guitar; Green Sky Project; Nikola Gaidarov, kaval; Jacek Karlowski, guitar/ tamboura; Scott Metcalfe, piano; Justin Gray, bass; and others. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 647-740-3358. -. beijing memories Fri. Sept. 30 | The Music Gallery www.NewMusicConcerts.com ●●8:00: New Music Concerts/Music Gallery. Beijing Memories. Highlights from the 2016 Beijing International Composition Workshop. Brian Current: Shout, Sisyphus, Rock; Lei Lang: Aural Hypothesis; Omar Daniel: Chamber Concerto No.2; Wen Deqing: Divination. New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, direction; Zheng Yang, sheng. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/ arts worker); (st). 7:15: Pre-concert talk. Gábor Takács-Nagy conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra with Rossina Grieco, piano FRI., SEpT. 30, 8pm KOERNER Hall Generously supported by leslie and anna dan Part of the Bloor St. Culture Corridor huB of Culture dayS FREE TICKETS! 416.408.0208 ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Culture Days Concert. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise from Fourteen Songs; Piano Concerto No.2; Schumann: Symphony No.4. Rossina Grieco, piano; Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Gábor Takács- Nagy, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). Saturday October 1 ●●10:30am: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Culture Days: Singsation Saturday. A readthrough of choral repertoire from a variety of styles and genres. All levels welcome. Jenny Crober, conductor. Palmerston Public Library, 560 Palmerston Ave. 416-598-0422 x221. Free. ●●12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory. Koerner Hall Free for All. Come and go as you please. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. Also at 5pm. ●●4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz and Reflection: Love. Michael Lalonde Trio; Dylan Bell, piano; Bill McBirnie, flute. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. ●●5:00: Royal Conservatory. Koerner Hall Free for All. Come and go as you please. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. Also at 12 noon. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Symphony Orchestra. Ridout: Fall Fair; Butterworth: Six Songs (A Shropshire Lad); Britten: Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes); Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.2 in G “London”. Adam Harris, baritone; Uri Mayer, Chad Heltzel, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:10: Marc B. Young and Gordon Murray. 42 | September 1, 2016 - October 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Gutters and Skies: Eros to Death (reprise). An evening of music and verse. Works by Rachmaninoff; poems original and represented. Marc B. Young, voice; Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. . Sunday October 2 ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Interlude Concert. Allison Au Quartet. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free (ticket required). photo: Melissa Sung Sunday October 2, 3:00 ●●3:00: Windermere String Quartet. Songs Inside the Darkness. Mani Jafarzadeh: Songs Inside the Darkness; Haydn: Quartet Op.103; Beethoven: Quartet Op.131. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 416- 769-0952. , (sr); (st). On period instruments. ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Organ Recital. Works by Bach. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416- 531-7955. Free. ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. Bernie Senensky’s Tribute to Moe Koffman. Bernie Senensky Quartet. All Saints Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-247- 5181. Freewill offering. NB: Temporary venue change. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Tribute to Bill Evans. David Restivo, Neil Swainson and Brian Barlow. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. Donations welcome. Monday October 3 ●●5:00: Gallery 345. Workshop: Theremin Workshop with Pamela Stickney. Animating with the theremin to bring sound to life. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . Open to all ages. If you have your own instrument, please bring it with you. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Enrico Elisi, Piano. Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Berg, Debussy and Liszt. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Performance/Screening: “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” by Lotte Reiniger, 1926 (60 min). Music by Ravel, Bartók, Mussorgsky and others. Pamela Stickney, theremin/processing; Marie- Theres Rauba, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Tuesday October 4 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: David Potvin, Piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music @ Midday: Student Showcase. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East, York University, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Music of ABBA. Rajaton, vocal ensemble; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Oct 5(2:00 & 8:00). Wednesday October 5 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Simon Walker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Music of ABBA. Rajaton, vocal ensemble; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .50. Also Oct 4 & 5(8:00). ●●7:00: Tafelmusik. The Eloquent Cello. Dittersdorf: Symphony No.4 in F; Boccherini: Enrico Elisi, piano New faculty member Enrico Elisi performs works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Berg, Debussy and Liszt. October 3, 7:30 pm Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park , senior, student music.utoronto.ca / 416-408-0208 Cello Concerto in D G483; C.P.E. Bach: Symphony for Strings in b Wq182/5; Haydn: Cello Concerto in C HobVIIb/1. Christopher Coin, cello/guest director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-866-780-1064. -. Also Oct 6(8:00), 7(8:00), 8(8:00), 9(3:30). ●●7:30: Church of St. Andrew, Scarborough. Metropolitan Silver Band. 2333 Victoria Park Ave., Scarborough. 416-447-1481. ; (st); (child). Complimentary post-concert refreshments. ●●7:30: Westwood Concerts. Chamber Music Concert. Works by Ravel, Eatock, Brahms, and Celtic music for flute and harp. Burning Bridge String Quartet; Kenneth Hall, flute; Michael Westwood, clarinet; Sharlene Wallace, harp. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Music of ABBA. Rajaton, vocal ensemble; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .75. Also Oct 4(8:00) & 5(2:00). Thursday October 6 ●●12:00 noon: Adam Sherkin/Steinway Piano Gallery. Haydn: Irresistible Invention. Haydn: Sonata No.22 in E Hob.XVI/22, Sonata No.52 in E-flat Hob.XVI/52; Sherkin: Daycurrents (2009), Second Sonata (2016). Adam Sherkin, piano. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Infinite Sea - Journeys from Persia. Sina Bathaie, santur (Persian hammered dulcimer). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. Late seating is not available. ●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Benjamin Stein, tenor, lute, theorbo. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz @ Midday: Carn Davidson 9. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East, York University, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●1:30: Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. Music in the Afternoon. Schumann: Dichterliebe; Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte; songs by R. Strauss and Quilter; spirituals. Issachah Savage, tenor; pianist TBA. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-7052. . NORMA BELLINI coc.ca OCT 6 – NOV 5 ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Norma. Bellini. Sondra Radvanovsky/Elza van den Heever, sopranos (Norma); and others; Kevin Newbury, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. –5; $22(under 30). English Surtitles. Runs Oct 6-Nov 5. Start times vary. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Eloquent Cello. Dittersdorf: Symphony No.4 in F; Boccherini: Cello Concerto in D G483; C.P.E. Bach: Symphony for Strings in b Wq182/5; Haydn: Cello Concerto in C HobVIIb/1. Christopher Coin, cello/guest director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-866-780-1064. -. Also Oct 5(7:00), 7(8:00), 8(8:00), 9(3:30). Friday October 7 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Woodwind students, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●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. Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Music in the Afternoon ISSACHAH SAVAGE, tenor Thursday, October 6, 1.30 p.m. Tickets 416-923-7052 www.wmct.on.ca thewholenote.com September 1, 2016 - October 7, 2016 | 43

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