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Volume 23 Issue 3 - November 2017

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  • Toronto
  • November
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In this issue: conversations (of one kind or another) galore! Daniela Nardi on taking the reins at "best-kept secret" venue, 918 Bathurst; composer Jeff Ryan on his "Afghanistan" Requiem for a Generation" partnership with war poet, Susan Steele; lutenist Ben Stein on seventeenth century jazz; collaborative pianist Philip Chiu on going solo; Barbara Hannigan on her upcoming Viennese "Second School" recital at Koerner; Tina Pearson on Pauline Oliveros; and as always a whole lot more!

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●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Fall Opera: Hansel and Gretel. By Engelbert Humperdinck. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416- 408-0208. . Also Nov 18. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. UofT Symphony Orchestra. Haydn: Symphony No.30 in C “Alleluja”; Mozart: Symphony No.29 in A K201(186a); Séjourné: Concerto for Marimba and Strings; Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin. Naoko Tsujita, marimba; Chad Heltzel, Eszter Horvath DENIS MASTROMONACO MUSIC DIRECTOR & C O N D U C T O R A. Concerts in the GTA and François Koh, conductors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). Pre-performance chat. ●●8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Buffy Sainte-Marie. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Main Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. .50. Series discount available. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music Mix: Holly Cole. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. LIMITED AVAILABILITY. ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Renaissance Splendours. Music from the highest courts of Renaissance Europe. Dancers from the School of Atelier Ballet; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. -. Also Nov 18. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. Participatory “open mike” set-up. Improv studios of Casey Sokol, hosts. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Performers and observers welcome. Saturday November 18 ●●2:00: Circle of Harmony Chorus. Canadian, Eh? 4-part a cappella harmony women’s barbershop chorus. Canadian pop, traditional barbershop, gospel, Broadway and jazz. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 416-471- 5244. . Also 7:30pm. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. The Winter’s Tale. See Nov 10. Runs to Nov 19. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●2:00: Tafelmusik. Close Encounters… In Paris. Couperin: L’Apothéose de Corelli; Rameau: Pièces de clavecin en concert; Marais: Pièces de viole: Livre III 4e Suite. Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord; Geneviève Gilardeau and Patricia Ahern, violin; Felix Deak, viola da gamba. Temerty Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. (adv). Introductions by the musicians. Also Nov 15(Heliconian Hall, 11am). ●●3:00: Neapolitan Connection. Musical Matinées at Montgomery’s Inn: Brahms for 3. Andrew Sords, violin; Luke Severn, cello; Cheryll Duvall, piano. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-231-0006. ; (child). 2:15pm: historical tour; tea and cookies included. ●●4:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Come to the Cabaret. An afternoon with songs and chats. Elizabeth Beeler, Master of Ceremonies. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. E., 2nd Floor. 416-366-7723. . Libations with a touch of Broadway. CANCELLED. ●●5:30: Canadian Music Centre. 2017 Concert Fundraiser. Rob MacDonald, guitar; Amely Zhou, erhu; Evan Lamberton, cello; Bryan Holt, cello; Amahl Arulanandan, cello. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x202. 0 (0 tax-deductible). Includes food/ drink, dance party and live auction. ●●7:30: Burlington Civic Chorale Singers. Canada 150 and Christmas Favourites. A tribute to Canadian songwriters and arrangers. John Burge: Matins; Canadian traditional and modern folk songs; Christmas carols and surprises. St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-577-2425. /(adv). ●●7:30: Cantabile Chamber Singers. Music of the People. Works by Parry, Tormis, Rautavaara, Martin, Sgroi, and Weaver. Cheryll Chung, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-509-8122. -. ●●7:30: Circle of Harmony Chorus. Canadian, Eh? 4-part a cappella harmony women’s barbershop chorus. Canadian pop, traditional barbershop, gospel, Broadway and jazz. Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 416-471- 5244. . Also 2pm. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. The Winter’s Tale. See Nov 10. Also Nov 19. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn Gould School Fall Opera: Hansel and Gretel. By Engelbert Humperdinck. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416- 408-0208. . Also Nov 17. ●●7:30: Thornhill United Church. November Delights. 26th annual concert of lighter music. Choirs and instrumentalists of Thornhill United Church. 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 905-889-2131. Freewill offering. Refreshments following. ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Boreal. St. Nicholas Birch Cliff Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-250-3708. /(adv). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Haram with Gordon Grdina. Indie-rock/jazz/electronic. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. . Ticket incl same day museum admission. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Look Ahead: Paul Novotny, bass and Robi Botos, piano. New jazz with an old soul and passionate melodic improvisations. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only. ●●8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Xavier Jara. Performance by the Rose Augustine Grand Prize Winner of 2016. St. Simon-the- Apostle Anglican Church, 525 Bloor St. E. 416- 964-8298. /(adv); (sr/st)/(adv). ●●8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. Mozart’s Mass in c and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. Charlene Pauls, soprano; Ariel Harwood-Jones, soprano; Bud Roach, tenor; Bradley Christenson, bass; Ronald Greidanus, piano. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905- 399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(under 11). Also Nov 19(3pm). ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Shostakovich. Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.2; Waltz from Suite for Variety Orchestra; Symphony No.10. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor; Sae Yoon Chon, piano. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -; -(sr); (youth); (15 and under); 0(family). Beethoven Choral Fantasy & Mozart Mass in C Minor Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm Sunday, November 19 at 3 pm St. Matthew Catholic Church 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville www.masterworksofoakville.ca 44 | November 2017 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Nagata Shachu. Half Cycle, Full Moon. Aki Takahashi, director. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. -; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Music Gallery. TAK: Love, Crystal and Stone + Darren Creech. Ashkan Behzadi: Love, Crystal and Stone; works by Darren Creech. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-961-9594. -. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music Mix: PARIS! Le Spectacle. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. SOLD OUT. ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Renaissance Splendours. Music from the highest courts of Renaissance Europe. Dancers from the School of Atelier Ballet; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964- 6337. -. Also Nov 17. in A TWV55:A1; Overture-Suite in B-flat TWV55:B5 “Les Nations”; Polish Concerto in G TWV55:G10; Overture-Suite in G TWV55:G10 “The Burlesque of Don Quixotte”. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. www.bemusednetwork.com/events. . Pre-concert chat at 7:15pm with Olivier Fortin and Kathleen Kajioka, moderated by Larry Beckwith. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Angela Hewitt. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.3 in D BWV1054; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9 in E-flat K271 “Jeunehomme”; Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.7 in g BWV1058; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in d K466. Angela Hewitt, leader and piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-1285. .75-8. Also Nov 19(3pm at George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts). ●●9:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Tribute to Signeur Tabu Ley Rochereau and Papa Wemba. Cour des Grands and Blandine Mbiya. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/st/member). Sunday November 19 ●●1:30: Music at Metropolitan. Jazz Standards of the Seventeenth Century. Ground basses, lute songs and madrigals. Musicians on the Edge; Rezonance Baroque Ensemble; Emily Klassen, soprano; Charles Davidson, tenor; Rezan Onen-Lapointe, violin; Erika Nielsen, cello; Dave Podgorski, harpsichord; Benjamin Stein, lutes. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363- 0331 x26. ; (18 and under). ●●2:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Matt Haimovitz, cello. Three Bach Cello Suites. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (youth). Series discount available. ●●2:00: Gallery 345. TorQ Percussion CD Release: Modulations. Features original commissions for keyboard and percussion instruments. Works by Hatzis, Hatch and Morphy. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/ arts workers); (st). Cash only. Ticket price includes a copy of the new CD. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. The Winter’s Tale. See Nov 10. ●●2:00: The Sound Post. Fall Salon Concert. Bach: Cello Suite No.6; Bottesini: Elegy; Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata. Joel Quarrington, bass; Peter Longworth, piano. 93 Grenville St. 416-971-6990. (incl CD); free(under 16). Limited seating; reserve at events@ thesoundpost.com. Reception to follow. ●●3:00: Chorus York. Top Hats and Tunes: A Program of Broadway Hits. Stéphane Potvin, conductor; Christina Faye, piano. Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-884-7922. ; (sr/st). Also Nov 25(8pm, Richmond Hill). ●●3:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra. Mozart’s Mass in c and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. Charlene Pauls, soprano; Ariel Harwood-Jones, soprano; Bud Roach, tenor; Bradley Christenson, bass; Ronald Greidanus, piano. St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); (st); free(under 11). Also Nov 18(8pm). ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The 30th Anniversary Concert of the Toronto Korean-Canadian Choir Saturday Nov. 18, 8pm ●●8:00: Toronto Korean-Canadian Choir. Handel’s Messiah. 38th Anniversary Concert. Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Erica Iris, alto; Christopher Mayell, tenor; Michael Nyby, bass; Sinfonia Toronto Orchestra; Dr. Hoon- Mo Kim, conductor. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 905-889- 0009 or 416-986-2771. -. ●●8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Ensemble Masques. Telemann: Overture-Suite Violins, violas, cellos & bows Complete line of strings & accessories Expert repairs & rehairs Canada’s largest stock of string music A treasure trove of gifts for string players thesoundpost.com info@the soundpost.com 93 Grenville St, Toronto M5S 1B4 416.971.6990 • fax 416.597.9923 ANNUAL FALL SALE • Nov 14 -18 FALL SALON • SALON CONCERT CONCERT • Nov 19, 2 pm • Joel Quarrington, bass, Peter Longworth, piano Jeanne Lamon & Friends • Nov 1, 2pm Limited seating. Email: events@thesoundpost.com MASQUES THE MUSICAL THEATRE OF TELEMANN Saturday 18 November, 8pm MUSIC AT METROPOLITAN presents JAZZ STANDARDS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19 - 1:30pm Musicians On The Edge Rezonance Baroque Ensemble /10 AGES 18 AND UNDER Emily Klassen, soprano Charles Davidson, tenor Rezan Onen-Lapointe, violin Erika Nielsen, cello Dave Podgorski, harpsichord Benjamin Stein, lutes www.metunited.org • 416-363-0331, ext. 26 56 Queen Street East, Toronto MetUnited Music MetUnitedMusic thewholenote.com November 2017 | 45

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