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Volume 22 Issue 3 - November 2016

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THE INAUGURAL ISABEL OVERTON BADER CANADIAN VIOLIN COMPETITION April 26–29 / 2017 @ The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Queen’s University | Kingston, Ontario FIRST PRIZE: The Marion Overton Dick Memorial Violin Prize: ,000 (CAD) PLUS: A future engagement to perform with the Kingston Symphony, and a future engagement to perform a recital at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts which will be recorded and broadcast nationally by CBC Radio 2. SECOND PRIZE: ,000 (CAD) THIRD PRIZE: ,000 (CAD) APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 5, 2016 Repertoire Information, Competition Rules and Application online: Online applications only. USD non-refundable application fee payable online. WHO CAN ENTER? We invite violinists who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada and between the ages of eighteen (18) to twenty-nine (29) as of January 1, 2017, and who aspire to a professional concert career. COMPETITION KEY DATES: Application Deadline December 5, 2016 at 5 PM (EDT) Semi-Finalist Round (8 violinists) April 26 and 27, 2017 Finalist Round (3 violinists) April 29, 2017 For more information:

LISTINGS The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections: A. GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Toronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions. B. BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontario outside Toronto and the GTA. Starts on page 54. C. MUSIC THEATRE covers a wide range of music types: from opera, operetta and musicals, to non-traditional performance types where words and music are in some fashion equal partners in the drama. Starts on page 57. D. IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ) is organized alphabetically by club. Starts on page 59. E. THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions, screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops, singalongs and other music-related events (except performances) which may be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 62. A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is provided with every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publish a listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; artists or venues may change after listings are published. Please check before you go out to a concert. HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections above are a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters. If you have an event, send us your information no later than the 8th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligible to appear. LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period from December 1, 2016 to February 7, 2017. All listings must be received by Midnight Tuesday November 8. LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to or by fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27 for further information. LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed version map of our zones: A. Concerts in the GTA IN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon East, Etobicoke, Georgetown, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Thornhill, Toronto, Toronto Island. Tuesday November 1 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●2:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Singing Our Songs. Arias and Lieder. Young artists in the classical vocal performance studios of Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Orford String Quartet. Vanchestein: Les Veuves for string quartet; Debussy: String Quartet; Beethoven: String Quartet Op.127. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Wednesday November 2 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Matthieu and Francine Latreuille, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922- 1167. Free. ●●7:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35. Handel: Laudate pueri Dominum; LIVE EMOTION LET US ALL SING! November 2-6 Trinity St-Paul’s Centre (416) 964-6337 Steffani: Stabat Mater (excerpts); Lully: Chaconne from Amadis - “Chantons tous, en ce jour, la gloire de l’amour”; Rameau: In convertendo Dominus; Zelenka: Gloria from Missa dei filii. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone; Philippe Gagné, tenor; Ivars Taurins, director. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-866-780-1064. -. Also Nov 3, 4, 5(all 8:00); 6(3:30). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York University Wind Symphony and York University Symphony Orchestra’s Preview Concert. Mark Chambers and William Thomas, directors. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. . ●●8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Hiromi: The Trio Project. Hiromi, piano; Anthony Jackson, bass guitar; Simon Phillips, drums. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Decades Project (1920-1929): From Paris to Leningrad. Milhaud: La création du monde; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3; Shostakovich: Symphony No.1. Jon Kimura Parker, piano; James Gaffigan, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 8. Also Nov 3(2:00) and 5(7:30). ‘NOON AT MET’ Free concerts at 12:15 pm Music at Metropolitan Nov. 3 Sarah Svendsen, organist Nov. 10 Sharon Pond, organist Nov. 17 Manuel Piazza, organist Nov. 24 Matthew Whiteld, organist Dec. 1 No concert – World AIDS Day Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street E .,Toronto 416-363-0331 (ext. 26) 50,000 FREE CONCERT LISTINGS. AND COUNTING. Support local music. Support The WholeNote. Visit November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 | 37

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