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Volume 24 Issue 2 - October 2018

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  • October
  • Toronto
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  • Jazz
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Presenters, start your engines! With TIFF and "back-to-work" out of the way, the regular concert season rumbles to life, and, if our Editor's Opener can be trusted, "Seeking Synergies" seems to be the name of the game. Denise Williams' constantly evolving "Walk Together Children" touching down at the Toronto Centre for the Arts; the second annual Festival of Arabic Music and Arts expanding its range; a lesson in Jazz Survival with Steve Wallace; the 150 presenter and performer profiles in our 19th annual Blue Pages directory... this is an issue that is definitely more than the sum of its parts.

Peter Mahon, artistic

Peter Mahon, artistic director. St. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr); (st). TALBOT’S PATH OF MIRACLES October 13 | 7:30 pm Church of the Redeemer ●●7:30: Elora Singers. Talbot’s Path of Miracles. Mark Vuorinen, conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 519-846-0331. . Also Oct 14(Elora). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dvořák New World Symphony. Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; José Evangelista: Symphonie minute; Dvořák: Symphony No.9 “From the New World”. George Li, piano; Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Also Oct. 14(mat). ●●7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. The Age of the Concerto. Bach: Suite No.2 in b BWV1067; Concerto for Violin and Oboe in c BWV1060R; Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances. Jewell Devine, flute; Michael Adamson, violin; Eleanor Marshall, oboe. Bradford Arts Centre, 66 Barrie St., Bradford. yorkchamberensemble.ca. ; (sr/st); (child under 10). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Yazz Ahmed with Kamancello. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; .50(Museum members); .25(sr/ st). Round-trip shuttle from Union Station . agakhanmuseum/yazz A. Concerts in the GTA ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. 8th Annual Health Garden Musicfest and Benefit. Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. lillian.wauthier@gmail.com. /(adv). ●●8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Patricia Cano Quintet. Afro-Peruvian Latin jazz with chamber orchestra. Orchestral arrangements by Jeremy Ledbetter. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211. /(adv). ●●8:00: Healing Garden Fundraiser. A Cabaret Evening with John Sheard and Mary Kelly. Archie Fisher, vocalist; Garnet Rogers, vocalist. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. lillian. wauthier@gmail.com. /(adv). ●●8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Má Vlast: The Music of the Czech Homeland. Smetana: Má Vlast. Misha Roháč, guest conductor. Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -. ●●8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New Music Festival XIII: The Halluci Nation. Los Poetas; Above Top Secret; Ziibiwan. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (st/members). Earlybird Pass . ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi con amore. See Oct 10. Also Oct 14,(3:30pm), 16(8pm – George Weston Recital Hall). ●●10:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New Music Festival XIII: The Halluci Nation. Late night at the Mod Club after the main stage show. El Dusty; Dre Ngozi; Nino Brown; A Tribe Called Red DJ set. Mod Club, 22 College St. 416-204- 1080. /(adv); (st/members). Sunday October 14 ●●2:00: Markham Concert Band. Heroes and Villains. Disney Villains Medley; The Toy Trumpet; Superman Suite for Concert Band; Twelve Seconds to the Moon. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. ; (sr/st); free(under 12). Instruments to try in lobby and a Q&A with musicians. ●●3:00: Children of Abraham Collective. Walk Together Children: A Cross-Cultural Concert Celebration. Denise Williams, soprano; Brahm Goldhamer, piano; Nina Shapilsky, piano; Sam Donkoh, percussion; Anwar Khurshid, sitar; youth singers from the Muslim community; and others. Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 1-855-985-2787 or ticketmaster. ca. ; (sr/st/child/arts/freelance). ●●3:00: Oakville Chamber Orchestra. Young Artist Series: Concerto Competition Prize Winners Concert. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A K488; Piano Concerto No.20 in d K466; Rosauro: Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra No.1 Op.12; Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs; Saint-Saëns: Introduction et rondo capriccioso Op.28. J.J. Bui, piano; Mariya Orlenko, piano; Jerry Yuan, marimba; Yu Kai Sun, violin. Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Rd., Oakville. 905-483-6787. ; (st). ●●3:00: St. Paul’s Bloor Street Anglican Church. In Concert. Ager: Toccata and Fugue; Duruflé: Sicilienne; Howells: Rhapsody in D-flat; Jongen: Sonata Eroïca. Matthew Larkin, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 416-859-7464. Free. ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dvořák New World Symphony. Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; José Evangelista: Symphonie minute; Dvořák: Symphony No.9 “From the New World”. George Li, piano; Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-7. Also Oct. 13. w e s t o n s i l v e r b a n d RISING SUN NAGATA SHACHU SUN. OCTOBER 14 - 3 PM 1-866-908-9090 TICKETPRO.CA ●●3:00: Weston Silver Band. Rising Sun. Special guests: Nagata Shachu Taiko Ensemble. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866- 908-9090. /(adv); /(sr/adv); /(st/adv). ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi con amore. See Oct 10. Also Oct 16(8pm – George Weston Recital Hall). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Twilight Recital. Ian Sadler, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Drew Jurecka Trio. 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●8:00: Music Gallery. X Avant New Music Festival XIII: The Halluci Nation. Narcy; Jennifer Kreisberg; Lillian Allen. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (st/members). Tuesday October 16 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Julia Kim, cello. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. ●●2:00: Aga Khan Museum. Noor. Written by Erum Khan. Generous Friend, performers; LAL, electronic music duo; Anwar Khurshid, sitar; Erin Brubacher, stage director. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. Free with Museum admission. Live rehearsals Oct 2-6 & 9-11 during Museum hours. Previews: Oct 13(6pm), 16(2pm & 8pm). Performances: Oct 17-21 (various times). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Marc Toth - Complete Beethoven Sonatas Part III. Beethoven: Sonata No.3 in C Op.1 No.3; Sonata No.17 in d Op.31 No.3 “Tempest”; Sonata No.25 in G Op.79; Sonata No.30 in E Op. 109. Marc Toth, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). VIVALDI CON AMORE Oct 16, 2018 George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts tafelmusik.org ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. Vivaldi con amore. See Oct 10. Wednesday October 17 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Kaleidoscope - From Bach to Ravel. Works by Bach, Clementi, Clara Schumann and Ravel. Sofya Gulyak, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Peter Nikiforuk, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hadrian. See Oct 13. Also Oct 19, 21(2pm), 23, 25, 27(4:30pm). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Noor. See Oct 16. Also Oct 18(2pm & 8pm), 20(2pm & 8pm), 21(2pm). ●●8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie. Twin Flames, Bruce McCullough, Tom Wilson, Danny Michel, Trent Severn and others. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. -. 46 | October 1 - November 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Jazz Bistro. CD Release Concert: World Café. Ron Korb, flute and composer. 251 Victoria St. ronkorb.com/concerts. /(adv at website). Thursday October 18 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Mélodies et Chansons. Lauren Eberwin and Anna-Sophie Necker, sopranos. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Late seating not available. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Spotlight Series: Wild and Dreamlike Strains. Coghlan: new music. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Daniel Lichti,bass-baritone; Michael Coghlan, piano; Peggy Hills, violin. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. ●●2:00: Aga Khan Museum. Noor. See Oct 16. Also Oct 18(8pm), 20(2pm & 8pm), 21(2pm). ●●7:00: Alexander Hajek. Hopeless Romantics. Songs by Brahms, Fauré and Tchaikovsky. Alexander Hajek, baritone; Allyson Devenish, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio (315), Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066 x243. . ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Eugene Onegin. See Oct 4. Also Oct 20, 26, 30; Nov 3(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Ken Page Memorial Trust/ WholeNote Media Inc. Jim Galloway’s Wee Big Band. Tributes to the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and the great band leaders of the swing era. Wee Big Band; Martin Loomer, director/guitar; Guest: Pat LaBarbera, soprano saxophone. Garage at the Centre for Social Innovation, 720 Bathurst St. 416-515-0200. ; cash only. Licensed premises with quick menu service. ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Noor. See Oct 16. Also Oct 20(2pm & 8pm), 21(2pm). October 18 at 8pm ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET with baritone TYLER DUNCAN ●●8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence Quartet with Tyler Duncan, Baritone. Haydn: Quartet in f Op.55 No.2; Golijov: Drag Down the Sky; Barber: Dover Beach; Beethoven: Quartet in F Op.135. St. Lawrence String Quartet; Tyler Duncan, baritone. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .50-; (st). 7:15pm pre-concert talk. ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. Chilly Gonzales. Pieces from Gonzales’s Solo Piano album cycle. Chilly Gonzales, piano. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -80. Also Oct. 20. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Debussy La Mer. Thomas Adès: Dances from Powder Her Face; Britten: Violin Concerto; Poulenc: Les animaux modèles; Debussy: La mer. Baiba Skride, violin; Thomas Søndergård, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Oct. 20. ●●8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. Open mike improvisation. Host: Improv studios of Casey Sokol. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x20054. Free. Friday October 19 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Lisa Tahara, piano; Brenna Hardy- Kavanagh, violin. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Free. ●●7:30: Aurora United Church. Linnea Good. Songs and stories composed and performed by “Faith Music Animator” Linnea Good. Linnea Good, voice and piano; David Jonsson, percussion; Aurora United Church Chancel Choir. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-1935. ; free(12 and under). ●●7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday Folk Night. Coffee-house-style folk music concert. The Young ‘Uns. Opening act: David Storey. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Hadrian. See Oct 13. Also Oct 21(2pm), 23, 25, 27(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Metropolitan United Church/ Toronto Centre/RCCO/Organix. 200th Anniversary Organ Recital. Ryan Jackson, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. ; (18 and under). ●●8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Tony Danza: Standards and Stories. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. -. ●●8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Jonathan Crow Plays Sibelius. Applebaum: Stratford Fanfare No.1; Mercure: Kaleidoscope; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d Op.47; Dvořák: Symphony No.8 in G Op.88 B163. Jonathan Crow, violin; Matthew Jones, Friday OCT 19 acclaimed TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow plays Sibelius www.eporchestra.ca conductor. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (sr)/(adv); (st). ●●8:00: The Toronto Consort. Frescobaldi and The Glories of Rome. The glorious sights 2018-2019: The Colours of Early Music FRESCOBALDI & THE GLORIES OF ROME OCTOBER 19 & 20 at 8pm Tickets starting at $ 26! TorontoConsort.org JIM GALLOWAY’S WEE BIG BAND under the leadership of Martin Loomer featuring special guest Pat LaBarbera on soprano saxophone Thursday 18 th October 2018 7:30 to 10:30 pm DEBUSSY LA MER Baiba Skride, violin THU, OCT 18 AT 8:00PM SAT, OCT 20 AT 8:00PM SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR TSO.CA 200th Anniversary Organ Recital by Dr. Ryan Jackson, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 • 7:30 PM Co-sponsored by the Toronto Centre, RCCO, and Organix 18 ADMISSION: / AGES 18 AND UNDER For more information, contact Dr. Patricia Wright at patriciaw@metunited.org or 416-363-0331 ext. 26. MetUnited Music 56 Queen Street East, Toronto • www.metunited.org MetUnitedMusic thewholenote.com October 1 - November 7, 2018 | 47

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