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Volume 26 Issue 2 - October 2020

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Following the Goldberg trail from Gould to Lang Lang; Measha Brueggergosman and Edwin Huizinga on face to face collaboration in strange times; diggings into dance as FFDN keeps live alive; "Classical unicorn?" - Luke Welch reflects on life as a Black classical pianist; Debashis Sinha's adventures in sound art; choral lessons from Skagit Valley; and the 21st annual WholeNote Blue Pages (part 1 of 3) in print and online. Here now. And, yes, still in print, with distribution starting Thursday October 1.

LISTINGS These event

LISTINGS These event listings are free to all eligible artists and presenters. Georgian Bay Under previous circumstances, listings were arranged in five sections: GTA and BEYOND GTA (concerts); MUSIC THEATRE; CLUBS; and what we call our ETCETERAS, (all kinds of date-related musical events that don’t fit the other 4 sections). These remain our priority areas of coverage. But these are not the same circumstances. Listings in this issue of the magazine are grouped as follows: Lake Huron 6 7 2 1 5 8 3 4 City of Toronto Lake Ontario •PERFORMANCES BY DATE (live/hybrid) •OTHER EVENTS BY DATE (livestream/ workshops/etcetera) •CONTINUING EVENTS •MAINLY CLUBS (live and local) Visit thewholenote.com/justask for performances. Visit thewholenote.com/etcetera for other events. All further inquiries should be addressed to our listings editor John Sharpe at listings@thewholenote.com or 416-323-2232 x27. (Please note we do not take listings information over the phone.) HOW TO LIST: Lake Erie Send event information a) by using the convenient online form at thewholenote.com/applylistings b) by email to our listings editor, John Sharpe at listings@thewholenote.com DEADLINES: Print (9 times per year): Listings deadlines for each upcoming issue are noted in Dates and Deadlines at the foot of page 7 of each preceding issue. For the coming issue (covering November 1 to December 7) the deadline is Thursday October 15. Listings received after deadline do not need to be resubmitted for online-only posting. Online (updated every Friday): Deadline for Friday posting: 6pm the previous Tuesday. Livestreaming, Zooming, Facebook Live? Just follow this link! thewholenote.com/etcetera Online concerts, fundraisers, workshops, masterclasses? Updated Weekly Share your details so we can publish them! 44 | October 2020 thewholenote.com

Performances by Date (Live/Hybrid) NOTE: All times are Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. Friday October 2 ● 7:30: Stockey Centre & Festival of the Sound. Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Live. Spirit ‘20; Jamie Parker; Guy Few; and James Campbell. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound. 705-746-4210 or info@festivalofthesound.ca. .95. Tickets are limited. Concert will also be live-streamed. ● 2:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO Live: Hello from the Other Side - Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Recognizing the powerful impact that music has in enriching and inspiring lives, especially during challenging times, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has been resolute in finding ways to perform despite the circumstances. As an alternative to its previously scheduled performances at Roy Thomson Hall, TSO musicians will spend the coming year performing in smaller ensembles and connecting with audiences throughout the GTA. Art Gallery of Ontario, Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. W. Free with gallery admission. Also at 4pm. Please book a timedentry ticket at tickets.ago.ca/events. Also at 4pm. Saturday October 3 ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Jazz From Around the World Series: Miles from India - A Celebration of the Music of Miles Davis. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -0. Sunday October 4 ● 1:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Sunday Interlude Series: Fern Lindzon. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. Free. Wednesday October 7 ● 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Kings of Ragtime. Works by Joplin, Morton, Gershwin and others. Gordon Gerrard, conductor. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. 416-598-3375 or ticketmaster.ca. -0 per car. Concert one hour in length. Live on-stage and displayed on massive LED screens and piped into patrons’ cars. Friday October 9 ● 2:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO Live: Hello from the Other Side - Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Recognizing the powerful impact that music has in enriching and inspiring lives, especially during challenging times, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has been resolute in finding ways to perform despite the circumstances. As an alternative to its previously scheduled performances at Roy Thomson Hall, TSO musicians will spend the coming year performing in smaller ensembles and connecting with audiences throughout the GTA. Art Gallery of Ontario, Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. W. Free with gallery admission. Also at 4pm. Please book a timedentry ticket at tickets.ago.ca/events. Also at 4pm. Saturday October 10 ● 2:00: Sonority Sisters. Bach to the Beatles: Crossing Genres with the Sonority Sisters. Join us in the Campbell House garden as the Sonority Sisters perform new and old compositions ranging from Bach to the Beatles! Your ticket also includes a complimentary tour of Campbell House Museum, which can be redeemed at a later date. Sonority Sisters are an exciting new duo composed of Kelly Zimba, Principal Flute of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and Clare Semes, TSO violinist. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St. W. 416-597-0227. ticket + Eventbrite processing fee. LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT. Thursday October 15 ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie. A fundraising concert In support of the Downie Wenjack Fund. Featuring Tom Wilson, Twin Flames, Phil Davis’ Drum Circle and Hoop Dancer, Kevin Fox and others. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (member). Also Oct 16. Friday October 16 ● 2:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO Live: Hello from the Other Side - Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Recognizing the powerful impact that music has in enriching and inspiring lives, especially during challenging times, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has been resolute in finding ways to perform despite the circumstances. As an alternative to its previously scheduled performances at Roy Thomson Hall, TSO musicians will spend the coming year performing in smaller ensembles and connecting with audiences throughout the GTA. Art Gallery of Ontario, Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. W. Free with gallery admission. Also at 4pm. Please book a timedentry ticket at tickets.ago.ca/events. Also at 4pm. ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie. A fundraising concert In support of the Downie Wenjack Fund. Featuring Tom Wilson, Twin Flames, Phil Davis’ Drum Circle and Hoop Dancer, Kevin Fox and others. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (member). Also Oct 15. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Frank: Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout; Wijeratne: “A letter from the After-life”. Jonathan Crow, violin/leader. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. 416-598-3375 or ticketmaster.ca. -0 per car. Concert one hour in length. Live on-stage and displayed on massive LED screens and piped into patrons’ cars. Saturday October 17 ● 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Beethoven Symphony No. 5. Chan: Concerto for violin and orchestra (world premiere); Kreem: Waltz. Sarah Davidson-Gurney, violin; Kristian Alexander, conductor; Elli Kozak, host. St. Maurice and St. Verena Cultural Centre, 3300 Hwy. 7 E., Markham. 905-604-8339. -. Limited tickets. One hour concert. Onstage discussion and Q&A. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. First Ladies of Soul. Strange Fruit; I Will Always Love You; and others. Shakura S’Aida, vocalist; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. 416-598-3375 or ticketmaster.ca. -0 per car. Concert one hour in length. Live on-stage and displayed on massive LED screens and piped into patrons’ cars. Sunday October 18 ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Recovered Concerts: Angela Hewitt. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416- 408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. SOLD OUT. Saturday October 24 ● 4:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Taylor Academy Concerts Series: Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. Free. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music from The Cuban, Featuring Hilario Durán. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. . Live and online. Sunday October 25 ● 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Sublime Delights. Brahms: Academic Festival Overture; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in d; Beethoven: Choral Fantasy for Piano, Orchestra & Chorus. David Jalbert, piano; Amadeus Choir; Michael Newnham, conductor. Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave. 416-733-0545. -; (sr); (OTOpus); (child). Pre-concert chat at 2:15 pm. ● 3:30: Sinfonia Toronto. Beethoven & Shostakovich. Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in c Op.110a; Beethoven: (arr. Shostakovich): String Quartet No.10 in E-flat Op.74 “Harp”; Saman Shahi: “When we fall…” Nurhan Arman, conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. rcmusic.com/ Tickets/Seats/172401. From .95. LIVE & ONLINE. ● 4:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Elise LeGrow. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Community Studio Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. ; (member). Also 7pm. Sunday November 1 ● 4:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Kevin Fox: Songs for Cello & Voice. 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. . Also 7 pm. Wednesday November 4 ● 8:00: Hejaz Entertainment. Pavlo in Concert. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. From . Friday November 6 ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. GGS Operas Series: Glenn Gould School Fall Opera - Kurt Weill’s “The Seven Deadly Sins” and William Bolcom’s “Lucrezia”. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. . Also Nov 7. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage Series: Nella & Daymé Arocena. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or thewholenote.com October 2020 | 45

Volume 26 (2020- )

Volume 26 Issue 1 - September 2020
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