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Volume 22 Issue 3 - November 2016

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NOV 25 Three Masters

NOV 25 Three Masters featuring acclaimed TSO Concertmaster JONATHAN CROW Crow, violin. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (sr)/$22(adv); (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. RCO & Opera Concert. John Adams: The Chairman Dances; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Brahms: Symphony No.2. Charissa Vandikas, piano; Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Tito Muñoz. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From -. 6:45: Prelude Recital. A. Concerts in the GTA Saturday November 26 ●●1:30: All Saints Kingsway/Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Carolling in the Kingsway. Combined Ecumenical Choir and Brass. Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-769-5224. Freewill donation. In support of Out of the Cold Program. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Onegin. See Nov 23. Also Nov 27(2:00). ●●4:30: Beach United Church. Music for the Soul. Victoria Marshall, mezzo. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. Children welcome. ●●7:00: ACM Connects. Fall Flourish Concert: A Little Night Music. UTSC Concert Band, Concert Choir and String Orchestra. University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AC223, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208- 4769. Free. ●●7:00: Andrew James Clark presents. Classical Context: Piano Trios. Franck: Piano Trio No.1; Beethoven: Piano Trio No.5 “Ghost;” Clark: Piano Trio No.1 “Ember”. Katherine Peter, violin; Alice Kim, cello; Andrew James Clark, piano. Heron Park Baptist Church, 4260 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416- 284-1741. Admission by donation. ●●7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Music for Violin and Piano. Corey Gemmell, violin; Eileen Keown, piano; young artists selected by audition: Ashlyn Chou and Renee Farrell, piano. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905- 450-9220. PWYC. ●●7:30: Jubilate Singers. In Concert. Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, with harp; Dobrogosz: Mass; and other works. St. Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-485- 1988. ; (sr); (st); free(under 13). ●●7:30: MCS Chorus Mississauga. A Time of Light. Buxtehude: Magnificat, In Dulci Jubilo, and other works. Mervin W. Fick, conductor. St. Andrew Memorial Presbyterian Church, 24 Stavebank Rd., Mississauga. 905-278- 8907. ; (youth under 18). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Onegin. See Nov 23. Also Nov 27(2:00). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Il trovatore. Verdi. In concert with piano accompaniment. Rocco Rupolo, tenor (Manrico); Stephanie de Ciantis, soprano (Leonora); Lawrence Cotton, baritone (Count di Luna); Catharin Carew, mezzo (Azucena); Mikhail Shemet, bass-baritone (Ferrando); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455- 2365. . ●●7:30: Silverthorn Symphonic Winds. A Hint of Winter. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416- 742-4237. . Free parking; wheelchair accessible. ●●7:30: St. Paul’s Anglican Church. True North Brass Benefit Concert. Christmas songs and other works. True North Brass (Stuart Laughton, Barton Woomert, Roslyn Black, Alastair Kay, Scott Irvine); Guests: Take Note, vocal ensemble. 227 Church St., Newmarket. 905-853-7285. . Proceeds support the YRMG Santa Fund Christmas charity. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Orpheus in the Underworld (Orphée aux enfers). See Nov 24. Also Nov 27(mat). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York University Gospel Choir. Karen Burke, conductor. Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Also Nov 25. Jubilate singers A Ceremony OF Carols CHORAL WORKS BY BeN jamiN BritteN Steve DoB rogoS z & a Selection of Carols Guest Harpist L iaN e jameS Saturday Nov.26, 7:30 pm St. Simon-the-Apostle Church jubilatesingers.ca ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Home Within. Reflection on the Syrian revolution and its aftermath. Kinan Azmeh, clarinet; Kevork Mourad, visual artist. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646- 4677. and up/10% discount(members). Also Nov 27(mat). ●●8:00: Casey Sokol. Covering Oli: Duets for Solo Piano. Works by Casey Sokol on tunes by Oliver Schroer. Casey Sokol, piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. Christmas Oratorio Parts IV, V, VI. J.S. Bach. Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; Cassandra Warner, mezzo; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Andrew Mahon, bass. St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, 47 Reynolds St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Also Nov 27(mat). TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra Dvořák Cello Concerto Nov 26 & 27 Jian Wang, cello TSO.CA ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dvořák: Cello Concerto. Chen Qigang: Instants d’un opéra de Pékin; Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5. Jian Wang, cello; Long Yu, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Nov 27(3:00; George Weston Recital Hall). ●●8:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée. Works by Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin and 48 | November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Rachmaninoff. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (Chapel), 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Sunday November 27 ●●1:30: Canadian Opera Company. Opera for Families: Second Nature. Aucoin. COC Ensemble Studio members. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E. 416-363-8231. ; (under 16). Suitable for ages 7 and up. Ten-minute Q&A with cast and crew follows. ●●2:00: Aga Khan Museum. Home Within. Reflection on the Syrian revolution and its aftermath. Kinan Azmeh, clarinet; Kevork Mourad, visual artist. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646- 4677. and up/10% discount(members). Also Nov 26(eve). ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Onegin. See Nov 23. ●●2:00: The Sound Post. Fall Salon Concert. Cecilia String Quartet. 93 Grenville St. 416-971-6990 x244. (includes CD); free (under 16). Limited seating. Reception to follow. ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Orpheus in the Underworld (Orphée aux enfers). See Nov 24. ●●3:00: Healey Willan Singers. Dancing Day. Rutter: Dancing Day; and other works. John Stephenson, piano/organ; Ron Cheung, conductor. Guest: Karen Koh, harp. St. Martin-inthe-Fields Anglican Church, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st). ●●3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. Christmas Oratorio Parts IV, V, VI. J.S. Bach. Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano; Cassandra Warner, mezzo; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Andrew Mahon, bass. St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, 47 Reynolds St., Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Also Nov 26(eve). ●●3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Mooredale Youth Orchestras. St. Patrick’s Secondary School, 49 Felstead Ave. 416-922-3714 x103/647-988-2102. ; (sr/st). ●●3:00: St. Barnabas Anglican Church. Treble Concert. String trios and duos by Brustad, Dvořák and Pépin. Jennifer Murphy; Laila Zakzook; Madlen Breckbill. 361 Danforth Ave. 416-461-1344. ; (sr/st). ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dvořák: Cello Concerto. Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5. Jian Wang, cello; Long Yu, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598- 3375. .25-0.50. Also Nov 26(8:00; Roy Thomson Hall). ●●4:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Handel: Messiah. Corelli: Christmas Concerto; Handel: Messiah (Part 1 and Hallelujah). Toronto Cantata Chorus. Tyndale Chapel, 3377 Bayview Ave. 647-223-2286. ; (sr); (st). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. The Music of Joni Mitchell. Yvette Tolar with Dave Restivo and Mike Downes. All Saints Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. Religious service. N.B.: Temporary venue change. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Advent Vespers. Amanda Tosoff Quartet. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free-will offering. Religious Service. ●●5:00: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Winter Celebrations. Assorted choral and opera music. Occhipinti: Three Songs for Children’s Chorus (world premiere). Six divisions of the CCOC; Teri Dunn, Lynn Janes, Adine Mintz and Linda Song, conductors. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st); (under 6). ●●6:00: Eve Egoyan. Piano Recital. Rudolf Komorous: Wu. Eve Egoyan, piano. Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-530-2787. - . Also Nov 6, 13, 20. ●●6:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Advent Evensong. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769- 5686. Contributions appreciated. With Christmas High Tea. Religious Service. ●●7:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Christmas Lights. Readings of O’Henry’s “Gift of the Magi” and Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” (excerpts). St. Olave’s Arts Guild and guests. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●8:30: Aeonia. 4. Works for flute, violin, viola and cello. Andrae: Quartet Op.43; Vanhal: Quartet Op.7 No.2; Sheard: Quartet No.1. Anh Phung, flute; Taylor N. McGee, violin; Vanessa Hellinga, viola; Andrés Tucci Clarke, cello. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 647-831-1912. ; (child/st/artists/ underemployed). Monday November 28 ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Rosamunde Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet Op.20 No.2; Barber: String Quartet; Schubert: Rosamunde Quartet. Noah Bendix-Balgley and Shanshan Yao, violins; Teng Li, viola; Nathan Vickery, cello. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York University Concert and Chamber Choirs. Lisette Canton, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/st). Tuesday November 29 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Golden Violin. Masterworks for violin and piano. Joshua Peters, violin. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. Late seating not available. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Gonder. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Concert Orchestra. Paul Widner, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Wednesday November 30 ●●5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Montreal Jam. McGill Schulich School of Music Jazz program performers (Jean- Michel Pilc, piano; Renée Yoxon, vocals; Claire Devlin, sax; Matt Schultz, guitar; Ethan Cohn, bass; Éric Maillet, drums). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. First come, first served. Late seating not available. ●●7:30: Alison Melville/Julia Seager-Scott. Border Crossings. Works by Corelli, Oswald, O’Carolan, Vivaldi and others. Alison Melville, traverso/recorders/kantele; Julia Seager-Scott, clarsach/triple harp. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-588-4301. -/-$22(adv). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. 11 O’Clock Jazz Orchestra and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Noam Lemish and Christine Duncan, conductors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Thursday December 1 ●●12:00 noon: Adam Sherkin. Involuntary Genius II. Sonata in D K311, Rondo in F K494; Sherkin: Amadeus A.D. Adam Sherkin, piano. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free. Also 5:30. ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Wirth Vocal Prize. Chelsea Rus, soprano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. Late seating not available. ●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Also Nov 3. Includes coffee and snack. ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Nexus Percussion and Guests. Hardin: Moondog Suite (arr. Hartenberger); Hartenberger: Birth of Time (premiere). Nexus (Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Garry Kvistad, Russell Hartenberger); Suba Sankaran and Kathy Armstrong, vocals. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Classical Piano Showcase. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●5:30: Adam Sherkin. Involuntary Genius II. Sonata in D K311, Rondo in F K494; Sherkin: Amadeus A.D. Adam Sherkin, piano. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416- 366-7723. Free. Also 12:00. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring In Concert. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Canadian Children’s Opera Company; Ludwig Wicki, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -. Also Dec 2, 3. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. World Music Ensembles. Iranian Music Ensemble; Klezmer Ensemble; Japanese Drumming Ensemble. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●7:30: York University Department of Music. York University Symphony Orchestra. Mark Chambers, conductor. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ; (sr/ st). ●●8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. East Coast Family Christmas with The Ennis Sisters of Newfoundland. Holiday favourites and traditional Irish folk tunes. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. /(adv). ●●8:00: Live at Massey Hall. Half Moon Run. Guests: Plants and Animals. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .94-.50. In support of Native Youth Sexual Network. Music TORONTO Suzie LeBlanc December 1 at 8 pm ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Suzie LeBlanc. Alasdair MacLean: The silken water is weaving and weaving; John Plant: Sunday 4am (Elizabeth Bishop); Villa Lobos: String Quartet No.1 mvts I–III; Ivan Moody: Paris 7am (Elizabeth Bishop)(world premiere); Schumann: Six Songs Op.107; and other works. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Blue Engine String Quartet. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. ; (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory/Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage. Laila Biali and Pilar. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Grand Tour of Italy. Corelli: Christmas Concerto; works by thewholenote.com November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 | 49

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