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Volume 23 Issue 1 - September 2017

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In this issue: a look at why musicians experience stage fright, and how to combat it; an inside look at the second Kensington Market Jazz Festival, which zeros in on one of Toronto’s true ‘music villages’; an in-depth interview with Elisa Citterio, new music director of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; and The WholeNote’s guide to TIFF, with suggestions for the 20 most musical films at this year’s festival. These and other stories, in our September 2017 issue of the magazine!

Friday October 6

Friday October 6 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. TBA. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Symphony No.6 Op.68 in F “Pastoral”; Hatzis: The Isle Is Full of Noises; Debussy: La Mer. Uri Meyer, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Pre-performance chat. ●●8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Introduction to the Body. Works by Couperin, Geminiani, Finger, Handel and others. Guests: James Johnstone, harpsichord. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-923- 9030. ; (sr/st/underemployed). B. Concerts Beyond the GTA IN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Beamsville, Campbellford, Drayton, Haliburton, Kingston, Kitchener, Leith, London, Owen Sound, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Uxbridge, Waterloo Saturday September 2 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. Wednesday September 6 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Chris Au, Piano. Works by Beethoven, Schumann and Scriabin. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Friday September 8 ●●7:00: Roman Timofeev. Piano Recital. Bach: Partita No.2; Schubert: 3 Impromptus; Chopin: 4 Ballades. Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St., Kingston. 226-236- 0381. ; (sr/st). Also Sep 20(Toronto). Saturday September 9 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. ●●3:00: Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Nathan Carter: Debut North American Tour. Old country favourites, Irish folk songs and adult contemporary classics. Nathan Carter and his Irish band. Guest: Chloë Agnew. Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston. 613-530-2050. -. ●●7:30: Haliburton Concert Series. Mauro Bertoli, Virtuoso Pianist. Beethoven: Six Bagatelles Op.126; Grieg: Lyric Pieces Op.12; Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses; Chopin: Andante spianato and grande polonaise brillante Op.22. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 5358 County Rd. 21, Haliburton. 705- 457-9422. ; (st). NOTE: The program The Poet & The Singer originally scheduled for this date has been cancelled for medical reasons. A. Concerts in the GTA ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Gábor Takács-Nagy Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture in B Minor Op.26; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.4 in E-flat S124; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 in F Minor Op.36. Leon Bernsdorf, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Preludes Recital at 6:45pm. Pre-concert chat at 7:15pm. Saturday October 7 ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Adizokan. Braden: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th; Britton: Adizokan. Nelson Naittuq Tagoona, throat boxer; Fara Palmer, vocalist; Michel Muniidobenese Bruyere, musician and dancer; Gary Kulesha, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From .60. Wednesday September 13 ●●2:30: Seniors Serenade. Jazz Pianist Lance Anderson Plays Boogie-Woogie. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: tea and cookies . Friday September 15 ●●12:00 noon: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. HPO @ the Library Series. Guests are invited to bring a lunch, sit back and enjoy a performance by HPO musicians with a solo appearance by Concertmaster Stephen Sitarski. Hamilton Public Library, Lloyd D. Jackson Square, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton. 905-546-3200. Free. ●●8:00: SweetWater Music Festival. The Heroes: Opening Night Gala. Works by Beethoven and Brahms; Spohr: Six Songs Op.154. James Campbell, clarinet; John Novacek, piano; Russell Braun, baritone; Carolyn Maule, piano; Mark Fewer, violin. Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Ln., Leith. 519-371-2833. ; (st). Saturday September 16 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. ●●8:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Glorious & Free: Saturday Early Evening. Works by Estacio, Louie and Lussier; Mascall: new work (premiere). Drew Jurecka and Edwin Huizinga, violins; Rory McLeod, viola; Amahl Arulanandam, cello; Joseph Phillips, double bass; James Campbell, clarinet; Guy Few, trumpet; Aiyun Huang, percussion; and others. Roxy Theatre, 251 9 St. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. ; (st). ●●9:45: SweetWater Music Festival. After Hours: Late Night Jazz. Original Canadian Jazz. Duane Andrews, guitar; Drew Jurecka and Edwin Huizinga, violins; Rory McLeod, viola; Amahl Arulanandam, cello; Joseph Phillips, double bass. Heartwood Hall, 939 2nd Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. . Sunday September 17 ●●2:00: SweetWater Music Festival. ​ Pianorama: Sunday Matinee Finale. Mozart: Concerto in A Major K488; Shostakovich: Concerto No.1 for piano, trumpet and strings. Kati Gleiser, piano; Drew Jurecka, Edwin Huizinga and Mark Fewer, violins; Rory McLeod, viola; Amahl Arulanandam, cello; Joseph Phillips, double bass; Guy Few, trumpet; John Novacek, piano. Heartwood Hall, 939 2nd Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-371-2833. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Mauro Bertoli, Piano. Handel (arr. Moszkowski): Lascia ch’io pianga; Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles Op.126; Bach (arr. Siloti): Air from the Suite for Orchestra No.3; Grieg: Lyric pieces Op.12; Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses; and other works. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). Wednesday September 20 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. Andrew Adair, Organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Noon Hour Concerts: A Journey to Romantic Vienna. Sarah Kramer, soprano; Carl Philippe Gionet, piano. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-8220 x24226. Free. Friday September 22 ●●4:00: Tapestry Opera. Bandits in the Valley. The Barn, 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford. 705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777. Call for tickets. Maximum 60 patrons. Saturday September 23 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. ●●7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Opening Night: Russian Celebrations. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; and works by Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin. Martin Chalfour, violin; Gemma New, conductor. FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place), 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. - . Pre-concert talk at 6:30. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Flute and Piano Recital. Bach: Partita for Flute Solo BWV1013; Zyman: Sonata No.2 for Flute and Piano; Haydn: Piano Sonata in E-flat Hob.XVI:No.49; Dutilleux: Sonatine for Flute and Piano; and other works. Patricia Creighton, flute; Peter Allen, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Sunday September 24 ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Continuum. Tse: Remembrances; Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2; Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra. Stewart Goodyear, piano; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st/arts/ child); (eyeGO). Monday September 25 ●●8:00: Folk Under the Clock. Bruce Cockburn: Bone On Bone Tour. Guest: Terra Lightfoot. Showplace Performance Centre, 290 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-742- 7469. . Friday September 29 ●●7:00: University of Waterloo Department of Music/Waterloo Centre for German Studies/Embassy of Austria. Anna Magdalena Kokits, Piano. Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-8220 x24226. Free. Presents Superstar Soprano MEASHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN September 29, 7:30pm bravoniagara.org ●●7:30: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. Voices of Freedom Festival. Songs from “Songs of Freedom” album. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868-9177. -; (st); (eyeGO). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. True North: The Canadian Songbook. We Rise Again, Good Mother, Run to You, A Case of You, Hallelujah and other songs. Eleanor McCain, vocals; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Sep 30. ●●8:00: Ventus Machina Woodwind Quintet. CD Launch Tour: In the Weeds. Paquito D’Rivera: Aires Tropicales; Mike Titlebaum: Short Set; Martin Kutnowski: Tonadas y Mateadas; Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story (arr. R. Price); Piazzolla: Libertango (arr. Jeff Scott). Karin Aurell, flute, piccolo and bass flute; Christie Goodwin, oboe and English horn; James Kalyn, clarinet; Iris Krizmanic, horn; Patrick Bolduc, bassoon. Home Studio of Nadina Mackie Jackson, 16 Spring St., Drayton. 416-453-7607. Admission by donation. Saturday September 30 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. 54 | September 1, 2017 - October 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

●●2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Drummers, Dancers and a Beaver! DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver on screen; drumming, dancing and storytelling. Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy; White Pine Dancers; Aaron Bell, Ojibway Storyteller; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). Doors at 1:15pm. Pre-concert activities (free with admission). 2017 proudly presents A colourful, fun mixture of classical, salon and folk music! Saturday Sept 30th 7:30pm Uxbridge Music Hall www.celebrationofthearts.ca ●●7:30: Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts. Quartetto Gelato. Uxbridge Music Hall, 16 Main St. S., Uxbridge. 905-852-6761. . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. True North: The Canadian Songbook. We Rise Again, Good Mother, Run to You, A Case of You, Hallelujah and other songs. Eleanor McCain, vocals; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Sep 29. Sunday October 1 ●●10:00am: Lincoln Canada 150 Homecoming Festival. Fond Farewell Wrap-up by the Mayor. Skyway Connection Chorus. Lincoln Community Centre, 4361 Central Ave, Beamsville. 905-563-5445. Free. Also at 11:00am. ●●3:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Burge Preludes. Burge: Twenty-Four Preludes. Matthew Walton, piano. Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front St. S., Campbellford. 705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777. TBA. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Mak Grgic, Classical Guitar. Romano: Sonata VII (Allemanda, Sarabanda), Sonata XIIa (Ceccona); Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland Op.70; Butez: Macadelic; Bach: Chaconne BWV1004; and other works. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday October 4 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Mathew Walton, Piano. Burge: 24 Preludes (loosely based on the Preludes of Chopin). Hi- Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Noon Hour Concerts: Duo Percussion. Conrad Grebel University College, Presents GRAMMY Award-winning bassist & vocalist RICHARD BONA October 6, 7:30pm bravoniagara.org 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885- 8220 x24226. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Trio d’Argento. Schmitt: Sonatine for flute, clarinet and piano; Alice Ping Yee Ho: The mysterious boot for flute, bass clarinet and piano; Saint-Saëns: Tarantella; Lau: Musica Universalis; Ibert: Deux interludes for flute, clarinet and piano; and other works. Sybille Marquardt, flute; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Todd Yaniw, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Thursday October 5 ●●7:00: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4. Gábor Takács-Nagy, conductor; Leon Bernsdorf, piano. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (st). VENTUS MACHINA — Wind Quintet — CD Launch Tour ON 2017 Waterloo | Sept 28 Drayton | Sept 29 Peterborough | Sept 30 Toronto | Oct 3 Sarnia | Oct 4 London | Oct 5 ventusmachina.com ●●7:00: Magisterra Soloists. Magisterra at the Museum: Italian Voyage. Verdi: String Quartet; and works by Donizetti, Respighi and Puccini. Guest: Sophie Louise Roland, soprano. Museum London Theatre, 421 Ridout St. N., London. 519-661-0333. ; (sr); (st); (child). Friday October 6 ●●7:30: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts/ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Voices of Freedom Festival. Richard Bona, C. Music Theatre bass and vocals. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868-9177. . Saturday October 7 ●●11:00am: City of St. Catharines. Music in the Square. Casual performances of local musicians during the St. Catharines Farmers Market. Lineup TBA. Market Square (St. Catharines), 91 King St., St. Catharines. 905- 688-5600. Free. Every Saturday from June to October. These music theatre listings contain a wide range of music theatre types including opera, operetta, musicals and other performance genres where music and drama combine. Listings in this section are sorted alphabetically by presenter. Britta Johnson’s musical Life After, which will debut at Canadian Stage September 23 to October 22 ●●Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. Voices of Freedom Festival. Songs from “Songs of Freedom” album. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone. Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868-9177. -; (st); (eyeGO). Sep 29, 7:30pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Arabella. Music by Richard Strauss. Erin Wall, soprano; Jane Archibald, soprano; Tim Albery, director; Patrick Lange, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. -$235. Opens Oct 5 7:30. Also Oct 10, 14(4:30), 18, 20, 22(2:00), 28. ●●Canadian Stage/Musical Stage Company. Life After. Music, lyrics and book by Britta Johnson. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. -. Previews begin Sep 23, 8:00pm. Runs to Oct 22. Tues-Thurs/Sat(8:00pm), Wed/Sat/ Sun(1:00pm), Fri(7:00pm). ●●Christian Performance Art Centre. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Christian Performance Arts Centre/Church on the Queensway, 1536 The Queensway. 416-255- 2005. . Sep 23, 7:00pm. Also on Sep 24. ●●Civic Light Opera Company. Nunsense. Music, lyrics and book by Dan Goggin. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch Ave. E. 416-755-1717. . Opens Sep 6, 7:00pm. Runs to Sep 17. Wed (7:00pm), Thurs-Sat(8:00pm), Sun(2:00pm). Note: extra show Sep 16, 2:00pm. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Million Dollar Quartet. Features music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. S., Drayton. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Aug 9, 2:00pm. Runs to Sep 2. Wed/ Thurs/Sat/Sun(2:00pm), Wed-Sat(7:30pm). Also Aug 29, 2:00pm. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Aug 10, 2:00pm. Runs to Sep 3. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Huron Country Playhouse, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372- 9866. -. Opens Aug 10, 2:00pm. Runs to Sep 3. Tues-Thurs/Sat/Sun(2:00pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Kings and Queens of Country. Featuring hits of early country music. St. Jacob’s Schoolhouse Theatre, thewholenote.com September 1, 2017 - October 7, 2017 | 55

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