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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.

listings@theWholeNote.com Event listings are free of charge to artists, venues and presenters. This issue contains event listings from September 20 to November 8, 2022. LISTINGS IN THIS ISSUE ● Beginning on this page you will find live and livestream daily listings for events with an announced date and time that one could circle on a calendar in order to “be there.” Listing requests that were received at the time of going to press are included on these pages. ● Our listing requests continue to arrive every day and are updated and published each weekend in The WholeNote WEEKLY LISTINGS UPDATE e-letter (see below for further information). How to List 1. Use the convenient online form at thewholenote.com/applylistings OR 2. Email listings to listings@thewholenote.com. Please note, we do not take listings over the phone. Deadlines Weekly: Eligible listings received by 6pm Tuesday, each week, will be included in The WholeNote WEEKLY LISTINGS UPDATE e-letter sent to registered readers the following Sunday. Listings received for the Weekly Listings Update are simultaneously posted to JUST ASK, our searchable online listings database. The weekly listings update looks five to six weeks into the future on an ongoing basis. Print: Our next print issue, Volume 28 no.2 covers from November 1 to December 13. The print submission deadline for that issue will be October 18. Readers are encouraged to register for the Weekly Listings update, or to check our online listings regularly for new listings or updates to listings previously submitted. Each weekly update looks 5-6 weeks into the future. Register for the weekly updates at thewholenote.com/newsletter LIVE OR ONLINE | Sep 20 to Nov 8, 2022 Tuesday September 20 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Meet the Ensemble Studio. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio introduce themselves by singing one of their favourite arias. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. Dr. Peter Nikiforuk, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 106 King St. E. 416-364-7865. Free. LIVE & ONLINE. ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Tom Cochrane with Red Rider. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. Wednesday September 21 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Instrumental Series: Centuries of Cello. Works by Joseph Dall’Abaco, Gaspar Cassadó, and Bach. Anita Graef, cello. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener). Douglas Haas Legacy Concerts. Full House Brass: Dave Manning, trumpet; Debra Lacoste, trumpet; Randi Patterson, horn; Carolyn Culp, trombone; Susan Follows, bass trombone. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free. LIVE & LIVE STREAMED. ● 7:30: Gary’s Gig. The Art of a Virtuoso: An Evening with David Shewchuk. Dave Shewchuk, violin. Theatre in the Wings, 30 Bridge St. E., Belleville. Eventbrite or cash at the door. . ● 8:00: Soundstreams. Choral Splendour. Arvo Pärt: Stabat Mater; Paul Frehner: LEX. Also the world premiere of the film Zipangu, directed by award-winning Indigenous artist and actor Michael Greyeyes and music from Claude Vivier. Soundstreams’ Choir 21; Meghan Lindsay, soprano; Rebecca Cuddy, mezzo; Owen Causland, tenor; Alain Coulombe, bass. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. rcmusic.com/events-and-performances. From .25. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gimeno Conducts Chopin & Scheherazade. Lau: Celebration Prelude (World Premiere); Auerbach: Icarus; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. Gimeno Conducts Chopin & Scheherazade Sep 21, 22 & 24 TSO.CA Bruce Liu, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Sep 22, 24. Thursday September 22 ● 7:00: Magisterra at the Museum. Leading Women. Clara Schumann: Romance; Amanda Raier-Röntgen: String Quartet; Dorothy Chang: Mirage; Dorothy Chang: Four Bagatelles; Fanny Hensel: String Quartet. Bobbi Thompson, saxophone. Museum London, 421 Ridout St. N., London. www.eventbrite. com. ; (sr); (st with id); (child); 20(young adult pass - 30 and under). ● 7:30: Nightwood Theatre/Amplified Opera/Canadian Opera Company/Theatre Gargantua. The Queen in Me. Arias from Puccini’s La bohème, Madama Butterfly, Turandot, and Manon Lescaut; Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor; Verdi’s Macbeth and Rigoletto; R. Strauss’s Salome; and Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Created and performed by Teiya Kasahara 笠 原 貞 野 (they/them); David Eliakis, piano. Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754 or boxoffice@tolive.com. ; (arts workers/sr/st); (limited Community Access tickets). ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Epic Eagles Tribute. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305- 7469 or boxoffice@markham.ca. -. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Tom Cochrane with Red Rider. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874- 2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. -. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gimeno Conducts Chopin & Scheherazade. Lau: Celebration Prelude (World Premiere); Auerbach: Icarus; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. Bruce Liu, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Sep 21, 24. Friday September 23 ● 11:00am: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Talk & Tea: Gemma Conducts Rachmaninoff. Stage Door @ FirstOntario Concert Hall, 10 MacNab St. S., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. . Talk with light refreshments & sneak peek at HPO rehearsal. ● 12:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Master Class. Elliot Madore, baritone. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 12:10: Music on Union. Sounds of Peace. Works by Brahms, Grieg, Rachmaninov, Beckwith, and Pelēcis. Peletsis-Dardykina Piano Duo (Anna Peletsis & Tatiana Dardykina). St. James Church, 10 Union St. W., Kingston. 613-548-7254 or www.stjameskingston.ca/ concerts. PWYC. suggested. ● 12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series: 1-2-3 Trumpets. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767 or www.music.uwo.ca/events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 7:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Dave Gunning. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or westben. ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). 34 | September 20 - November 8, 2022 thewholenote.com

● 8:00: Caliban Arts Theatre/CONTXT. John Coltrane Tribute: The Kahil El Zabar Trio. Coltrane Night 1. Redwood Theatre, 1300 Gerrard Ave. E. www.checkout.square. site/buy. . ● 8:00: Estonian Music Week/Estonian Museum Canada/VEMU, Tartu College. Funk Party: Lexsoul Dancemachine & Shuffle Demons. Axis Club, 722 College St. 416-925- 9405. ; $20(st). ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Take Your Power Back: Rob Tardik & Kimberly Black. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305-7469 or boxoffice@markham.ca. -(live); (livestream). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Jessica Tong and Michael Sheppherd , Violin and Piano. Music Room (Waterloo), 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-569-1809 or www.ticketscene.ca/kwcms. ; $20(st). ● 8:00: Mansfield Entertainment. ‘Til I Hear You Sing! Works by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Enya Watson, Jeff Hookings, Amanda Bradley, Zac Mansfield, vocalists. Median Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 416-733-9388. . Also Sep 24(2pm & 8pm), 25(2pm). ● 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Bijan Mortazavi. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. From . Saturday September 24 ● 2:00: Avenue Road Music. Piano Recital. Chopin: Mazurka in f Op.63 No.2; Ravel: La Valse; Kapustin: Sonata-Fantasy No. 1 Op.39; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 (3rd mvmt). Sean Sutherland, piano. Avenue Road Music and Performance Academy, 460 Avenue Rd. 416-922-0855. ; $20(sr/st). ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Free Concert Conducted by TSO Music Director Gustavo Gimeno. Andrew Balfour: Kiwetinacahkos (North Star); Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Arturo Márquez: Danzón No.2; and works by Afarin Mansouri and Luis Ramirez. Bruce Liu, piano; Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor; Daniel Bartholomew- Poyser, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. www.TSO.CA/OpenHouse. Guests are required to reserve their seats in advance. RSVP beginning on Sep 15. ● 7:00: Raag-Mala Toronto. Rachna Bodas and Bhuvanesh Komkali: Two Torch Bearers of Raag Music. Rachna Bodas, vocalist; Rigved Deshpande, tabla; Hardeep Chana, harmonium; Bhuvanesh Komkali, vocalist; Sanjay Deshpande, tabla; Abhishek Shinkar, harmonium. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. ● 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Gemma Conducts Rachmaninoff. Richardson-Schulte: The Path Illuminates (world premiere); Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4. Daniel Hsu, piano; Gemma New, conductor. Boris Brott Great Hall, FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. $20-. Pre-concert talk at 6:30pm. Sunday September 25 ● 2:00: Glenn Gould Foundation. Alma Deutscher in Concert. Celebrating the Glenn Gould Prize International Jury. Glenn Gould Festival Orchestra; Vania Chan, viola; Noah Costa, vocalist; Alma Deutscher, violin, piano, composer, and conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. www.rcmusic. com or 416-408-0208. Free. Tickets must be reserved in advance. ● 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Mazzoleni Masters: John O’Conor. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www.rcmusic.com/performance. . ● 2:00: Stratford Symphony Orchestra. Cows and Classics. Daniel Hass, cello. Farm of David and Annamarie Murray, 3844 Road 155 RR 2, Mitchell. www.stratfordsymphony.ca/ Cows_and_Classics/. . ● 3:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Faculty Concert: Kyung Kim and Michael Kim. Kyung Kim and Michael Kim, piano duo. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767 or www.music.uwo.ca/events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 3:00: Trio Arkel. Schubert, Mozart, and Korngold. Schubert: Notturno in E-flat; Mozart: Divertimento for String Trio K563; Korngold: Piano Quintet Op.15. Marie Bérard, violin; Shane Kim, violin; Rémi Pelletier, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello; Kevin Ahfat, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. www.eventbrite.ca/e/trio-arkel-live-season-10-schubert-mozart-korngold-tickets. . On demand available for $20 from Oct 2 to Oct 16. Tuesday September 27 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Instrumental Series: The Spider and Quartet Number One. Drew Jurecka: The Spider; Drew Jurecka: Quartet No. 1; Mendelssohn: String Quartet in f. Venuti String Quartet: Rebekah Wolkstein, violin; Drew Jurecka, violin; Shannon Knights, viola; and Amahl Arulanandam, cello. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. Imre Olah, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 106 King St. E. 416-364-7865. Free. LIVE & ONLINE. ● 9:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Father John Misty. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. From 1. Wednesday September 28 ● 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener). Douglas Haas Legacy Concerts. Cynthia Steele, cello. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. LIVE & LIVESTREAM ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Reid’s Distillery. Gin & Jazz @ Reid’s Distillery: Swing Dancing with The Sonny Balcones. 32 Logan Ave. www.reidsdistillery. com/collections/gin-jazz-tickets/products/ september-28th-swing-dancing-w-thesonny-balcones. Thursday September 29 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Instrumental Series: Sensational Strings. Dior Quartet: Noa Sarid, violin; Tobias Elser, violins; Caleb Georges, viola; Joanne Yesol Choi, cello. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Laureates: Innovators. Zachary Senick, bassoon, and Charlene Chin, harp. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 7:30: FutureStops Organ Festival. Dark Matter. Kara-Lis Coverdale, Thomas Mellan, Kali Malone, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 106 King St. E. 416-929-6400 or www. futurestops.org/festival-landing. . ● 7:30: York University Department of Music. Celebrating Christina: Christina Petrowska Quilico in Recital. Ann Southam: Selections from Rivers. Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888 or www. events.yorku.ca/events/celebrating-christina-christina-petrowska-quilico-in-recital. $20; (sr/st). ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Love Someone: An Intimate Evening With Johnny Reid. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. The Tenors: Now and Forever. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874- 2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. -9. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Saint- Saëns Organ Symphony. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (“Fingal’s Cave”); Moussa: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (“Adrano”); Dvořák: Romance for Violin & Orchestra; Saint- Saëns: Symphony No.3 (“Organ Symphony”). Kerson Leong, violin; Jean-Willy Long, organ; Gemma New, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Oct 1, 2(3pm). Friday September 30 ● 12:10: Music on Union. Sounds of Peace. Lynn Brant, vocals/guitar/hand drum/piano. St. James Church, 10 Union St. W., Kingston. 613-548-7254 or www.stjameskingston.ca/ concerts. PWYC. suggested. ● 12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series: National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Deantha Edmunds Inuk, soprano. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767 or www.music. uwo.ca/events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 7:30: FutureStops Organ Festival. Gravity. Raven Chacon & Rashaan Allwood, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-929- 6400 or www.futurestops.org/festival-landing. . Asset Managment Arkel 10th Season With guest artists Kevin Ahfat , piano Shane Kim, violin Sunday September 25th 2022, 3pm Trinity St Paul’s Center, 427 Bloor St. W. ● 7:30: Knox Presbyterian Church (Toronto). Music of Hope: An Evening of Violin & Piano Music in Support of Evangel Hall Mission. Works by Bach, Mozart, Kreisler and others. Susan Spier, violin; Senan Whelan, piano. 630 Spadina Ave. 416-921-8993 or www.eventbrite.ca/e/music-of-hope-anevening-of-violin-piano-music-supportingevangel-hall-tickets-376507101877. Free. ● 7:30: The Jeffery Concerts. Dover String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in C Op.76 No.3 (“Emperor”); Amy Beach: Quartet for Strings (in One Movement) Op.89; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.5 in E-flat Op.44, No.3. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800 or www.jefferyconcerts.com or jefferyconcerts@gmail.com. ; Free(st with ID). Tickets at Grand Theatre Box Office, 471 Richmond St. ● 11:00: FutureStops Organ Festival. Hacking the Organ. Sandra Boss, FUJI TA, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-929- 6400 or www.futurestops.org/festival-landing. . Saturday October 1 ● 4:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Cabaret: At the Savoy with G&S. Featuring the works of Gilbert & Sullivan. Toronto Operetta Theatre Cabaret Ensemble. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. E., 2nd Floor. 416- 366-7723 or 1–800-708-6754 or www.tolive. com. . ● 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz and Reflection: Jane Bunnett and Danae Olano. Jane Bunnett, saxophone; Danae Olano, piano. 140 Wineva Ave. www.facebook.com/ events/403245495286370. Donation only. ● 6:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Faculty of Music Concert. Henning Schröder, saxophone; Yu-Lien The, piano. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767 or www.music.uwo.ca/events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 6:00: Rose Theatre. Crown Lands. Cody Bowles, vocals and drums; Dave Cobb, guitar, bass and keys. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905- 874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. Free. ● 7:00: Canadian Staff Band. In Concert. Salvation Army Brantford Community Church, 33 Diana Ave., Brantford. www.facebook. SCHUBERT Notturno in E flat major MOZART Divertimento for string trio K563 KORNGOLD Piano Quintet opus 15 trioarkel.com thewholenote.com September 20 - November 8, 2022 | 35

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