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Volume 28 Issue 1 | September 20 - November 8, 2022

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Our 28th season in print! “And Now, Back to Live Action”; a symphonic-sized listings section, compared to last season; clubs “On the move” ; FuturesStops Festival and Nuit Blanche; “Pianistic high-wire acts”; Season announcements include full-sized choral works like Mendelssohn’s Elijah; “Icons, innovators and renegades” pulling out all the stops.

Etobicoke Centennial

Etobicoke Centennial Choir “After a joyous return to live performance in May 2022, Etobicoke Centennial Choir looks forward with great anticipation and hope to a full season of live choral music!” etobcokecentennialchoir.ca Etobicoke Community Concert Band “Great music … right in your own backyard!” eccb.ca Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra “Priding itself on being an affordable, accessible and welcoming concert experience, the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra (EPO) has been celebrating symphonic music in Etobicoke for over 60 years.” eporchestra.ca Flute Street “Flute Street is comprised entirely of flutes, from the tiny twelve inch piccolo through to the very rare twelve foot double contrabass flute.” flutestreet.ca Glionna Mansell Corporation “Glionna Mansell presents excellence in organ installations and concert presentations. Whether MOSAIC Canadian Vocal Ensemble, Allen Organs or ORGANIX CONCERTS, the effort is always focused on producing excellence and unique musical experiences.” glionnamansell.com Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra “Now in its 15th season, the GTPO has become a unique organization built upon a collaborative artistic model, a trusted partner for other arts groups and a showcase opportunity for young talented musicians.” gtpo.ca Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts “The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (“The Isabel”) is a home for the creative arts at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a hub of vibrant artistic study, creation, and exhibition in our community.” queensu.ca/theisabel Jubilate Singers “The Jubilate Singers is a Toronto-based SATB community choir performing multicultural music under the direction of Isabel Bernaus; an auditioned choir plus a Choral Development program.” jubilatesingers.ca Kindred Spirits Orchestra “The Kindred Spirits Orchestra (KSO) is a critically acclaimed auditioned civic orchestra performing at the Flato Markham Theatre, the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, and the CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.” KSOrchestra.ca Koerner Hall at The Royal Conservatory of Music The Royal Conservatory’s Koerner Hall is “the greatest venue in this city” and “magnificent in its acoustics, as much as in its design” (Toronto Star). rcmusic.com/performance Mississauga Festival Choir “Under the leadership of David Ambrose, MFC performs many concerts, raises money for local charities, records professional CDs, holds an annual choral competition and tours the world.” mfchoir.com Music at St. Andrew’s “Music at St. Andrew’s presents great music at affordable prices!” standrewstoronto.org Music Gallery “The Music Gallery has been Toronto’s Centre for Creative Music since 1976.” musicgallery.org Music in the Afternoon (Women’s Musical Club of Toronto) “Through its “Music in the Afternoon” concert series, the WMCT presents chamber music concerts featuring musicians on the threshold of international recognition, as well as established artists and ensembles.” wmct.on.ca Music TORONTO “We invite you to join us for our main series and for the Small Ensembles Celebration, chamber music concerts traditional and ground-breaking.” music-toronto.com Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation “...dedicated to bringing the best in inspirational arts programming.” 9sparrowsarts.org Off Centre Music Salon “Art is how we decorate space, music is how we decorate time.”-Jean-Michel Basquiat. “Join us for our 28th season as we present unique, innovative “salon-style” concerts.” offcentremusic.com Orchestra Toronto “Michael Newnham conducts five thrilling performances by musicians from your community making music for the love of it.” orchestratoronto.ca Oriana Women’s Choir “Oriana explores the possibilities in choral music for upper voices. We foster the creation of Canadian choral music, regularly commissioning works from Canadian composers for upper voices.” orianachoir.com Orpheus Choir of Toronto “The season features the poetry of Leonard Cohen; music honouring Canada’s indigenous peoples; narrators Gabriella Sundar Singh and Amaka Umeh; an exploration of music and mental health in Allan Bevan’s Perfectly Mad.” orpheuschoirtoronto.com Pax Christi Chorale “Pax Christi Chorale, under the artistic direction of Elaine Choi, champions great choral music and performs a wide range of repertoire. Join us for four concerts over the 2022- 23 season.” paxchristichorale.org Performing Arts Brampton “Performing Arts Brampton builds an inspiring community that reflects Brampton’s spirit and diversity. Comprised of four incredible venues - The Rose Brampton, LBP Brampton, Cyril Clark Brampton and Garden Square Brampton.” therosebrampton.ca Peterborough Singers “A challenging choir in Peterborough for adults and youth.” peterboroughsingers.com Rezonance Baroque Ensemble “Inspired by history and informed by the present, Rezonance leads audiences through the discovery of under-appreciated and unusual works, and new ways of hearing the classics.” rezonanceensemble.com Royal Canadian College of Organists, Toronto (info not available at time of publication) rcco.ca/toronto Salute to Vienna “Energetic, lighthearted, and full of romance, Salute to Vienna’s New Year’s Concert is a celebration of music, beauty, and the limitless possibilities each New Year brings.” salutetovienna.com Show One Productions “Bringing back one of the most original soloists on today’s concert stage.” showoneproductions.ca/ SINE NOMINE Ensemble for Medieval Music “SINE NOMINE offers vocal and instrumental music from medieval courts and churches to provide insight into the fascinating artistic and intellectual culture of the Middle Ages.” pims.ca/article/sine-nomine Soundstreams “Visit Soundstreams.ca for tickets and full program details for our exciting concert line up for our 40th Anniversary Season!” soundstreams.ca Southern Ontario Lyric Opera (SOLO) “Southern Ontario Lyric Opera (SOLO) seeks to advance the public’s appreciation and enjoyment of the arts by providing high-quality performances of classical operatic works, for diverse audiences of all ages.” southernontariolyricopera.com St. Olave’s Anglican Church “St. Olave’s celebrates the Anglican choral tradition Sunday mornings at 10:30am, and presents occasional Evensongs and other musical events.” stolaves.ca Tafelmusik “Tafelmusik is an orchestra, choir, and experience that celebrates beauty through music of the past. Founded on the pillars of passion, learning, and artistic excellence, Tafelmusik brings new energy to baroque music and beyond.” tafelmusik.org 32 | September 20 - November 8, 2022 thewholenote.com

That Choir “Currently in its 15th season, That Choir is one of Toronto’s most exciting a cappella ensembles, combining high-calibre performance with storytelling through choral music.” thatchoir.com Toronto Chamber Choir “We live and breathe Early Music and love to share it with others.” torontochamberchoir.ca Toronto Children’s Chorus “Entering its 45th season, the Toronto Children’s Chorus is recognized worldwide as a leading choral organization for children and youth. We are committed to offering exceptional, inclusive choral music education.” torontochildrenschorus.com Toronto Classical Singers “With its exuberant approach, TCS celebrates the choral tradition with the complex sonority of a large choir with professional orchestra.” torontoclassicalsingers.ca Toronto Consort “Founded in 1972, The Toronto Consort is internationally celebrated for its excellence in the performance of Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Baroque music.” torontoconsort.org Toronto Mendelssohn Choir “The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir boldly returns with exciting new works, inspiring new faces, and a fresh new look!” tmchoir.org Toronto Operetta Theatre “TOT will return to the St. Lawrence Centre stage with a new season of musical entertainment from the wide world of Operetta and Music Theatre.” torontooperetta.com Toronto Symphony Orchestra “One of Canada’s most respected arts organizations, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) plays a vital role in the city’s dynamic cultural life. The TSO is celebrating its 100th anniversary season in 2022/23.” tso.ca Trio Arkel “Trio Arkel, now in its 10th season, is composed of Marie Berard, violinist, Rémi Pelletier, violist, and Winona Zelenka, cellist, who collaborate with guest artists to present fascinating programs of chamber music for their Toronto audience.” trioarkel.com University of Toronto Faculty of Music “The University of Toronto Faculty of Music is thrilled to present a wide range of performances, lectures, colloquia and more, as part of our annual season of events.” music.utoronto.ca Upper Canada Choristers “The Upper Canada Choristers is an SATB community choir in Toronto with a history of collaboration with choirs and professional guest artists. UCC is committed to excellence and diversity.” uppercanadachoristers.org ARTS SERVICES VOCA Chorus of Toronto “A dynamic, auditioned ensemble under the leadership of artistic director Jenny Crober, VOCA performs a broad range of repertoire in collaboration with a variety of superb guest artists. Our seasons feature concerts, cabaret fundraisers, community performances and workshops.” vocachorus.ca VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert “Voicebox-OIC’s tradition continues in the coming season with astonishing works by the very young Mozart, Luigi Cherubini, and Joseph Bologne.” operainconcert.com Wychwood Clarinet Choir “Five varieties of clarinets playing in harmony. What could be more beautiful?” wychwoodclarinetchoir.ca Xenia Concerts Inc. “Xenia Concerts works with the neurodiversity and disability communities to produce and present exceptional performing arts experiences for children, families, and any others who face systemic barriers to inclusion.” xeniaconcerts.com Yorkminster Park Baptist Church “Yorkminster Park is synonymous with magnificent music. Whether it’s the choir accompanied by the majestic Casavant organ or the congregation lifting their voices in hymns of praise, vocal and instrumental expressions of faith are integral to the Yorkminster Park experience.” yorkminsterpark.com Agence Station Bleue “...one of the most important artists agencies in Canada, in classical, jazz and global music.” stationbleue.com/en Linda Litwack Publicity “Arts publicist Linda Litwack is a long-practiced matchmaker between artists and the media.” linkedin.com/in/linda-litwack-15371320 Rebecca Davis Public Relations “...provides publicity, media and communications services to musicians, arts organisations and record labels, specialising in classical music and opera.” rebeccadavispr.com thewholenote.com September 20 - November 8, 2022 | 33 Welcome to Who's Who at thewholenote.com Find details on all these Blue Pages member profiles here in the WholeNote Who's Who thewholenote.com/blue And check back. They will be posted as we receive them, and they are coming in in a steady stream. Looking for a choir to join or support now that summer silly season is past? Start your search here. thewholenote.com/canary INTERESTED IN JOINING THE BLUE PAGES or any of our other Who's Who directories? All inquiries karen@thewholenote.com THE BLUE PAGES PROJECT TEAM PROJECT MANAGER: KAREN AGES PROJECT EDITOR: DANIAL JAZAERI WEBSITE AND DESIGN: KEVIN KING BULK SUBSCRIPTIONS: SHEILA MCCOY

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