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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.

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LIVE OR ONLINE | Sep 20 to Nov 8, 2022 Pay-Your-Age(18-35). ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Jazz: The Great Composers - Hilario Durán and David Virelles. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic. com/performance. From . ● 8:00: Silence. Pierre Bensusan in Concert. World music, Latin jazz, Celtic, classical fusion. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. 46 Essex St., Guelph. www.silencesounds.ca/events or info@silencesounds.ca. Friday October 14 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Schubert: String Quintet in C. Jin- Lee Youn, violin; Orsi Szalados, violin; Sarah DeNieverville, viola; Julia Kim, viola; Benjamin Louwersheimer, cello. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416- 593-5600 X231. Free. Donations welcome. ● 12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series. Simona Genga, mezzo; Stéphane Mayer, 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. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. Music by Georges Bizet. J’Nai Bridges/ Rihab Chaleb, mezzo (Carmen); Marcelo Puente, tenor (Don José); Joyce El-Khoury/ Anna-Sophie Neher, soprano (Micaëla); Lucas Meachem, baritone (Escamillo); Alain Coulombe, bass (Zuniga); and others; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra & Chorus; Jacques Lacombe, conductor; Joel Ivany, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231 or 1-800-250-4653. From . Also Oct 16(2pm), 20, 22, 26, 28, 30(2pm), Nov 4. At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Imago. The Psalms Project: Mike Janzen with String Orchestra. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. www.rcmusic. com/concerts. From . ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Bronfman Plays Beethoven. Volpini: Celebration Prelude (World Premiere); Ligeti: Atmosphères; Haydn: Symphony No.39 (“Tempesta di mare”); Chin: subito con forza (Canadian Premiere); Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 and others. Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Oct 12(8pm), 15(8pm). ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. University of Toronto Faculty of Music Wind Ensemble. Cait Nishimura: Fanfare; Jodie Blackshaw: Peace Dancer; Nancy Galbraith: Danza de los Duendes; Prokhor Protasov: Inside the Clock; Yo Goto: Songs for Wind Ensemble; Gounod: Petite Symphony; Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. ● 8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Elysée Quartet. Vadim Tchijik, violin; Pablo Saltzman, violin; Andrei Malakhov, viola; Igor Kiritchenko, cello. Spadina Theatre, Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. www. alliance-francaise.ca/en/art/2022-2023-season. . ● 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. A Singer Must Die: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen. Art of Time Ensemble with Steven Page, Tamara Lindeman, Tom Wilson, Sarah Slean, and Gregory Hoskins. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/tickets. -. Also Oct 13. ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Glass Tiger. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Thorgy & The Thorchestra. Thorgy Thor, violin/viola/cello; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Oct 15. ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Dwayne Gretzky. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Midland Cultural Centre. Pierre Bensusan in Concert. World music, Latin jazz, Celtic, classical fusion. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. 333 King St., Midland. www.midlandculturalcentre.com/events or 705-527-4420 or marketing@midlandculturalcentre.com. Saturday October 15 ● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Halloween Fun. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. ; (child). ● 6:00: Rose Theatre. This Is Brampton: Crate Clash. DJ Miwako, DJ Dmand, DJ Young Illusions, DJ HVP, and DJ Brandon6ixx; Tasha Rozez and Lindissimo, celebrity judges. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. . ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Flying Dutchman. See Oct 7. Also Oct 19, 21, 23(2pm). At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Guitar Society of Toronto. Iliana Matos. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com. Advance: ; (sr); (st); Door: ; (sr); $20(st). ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. University of Toronto Faculty of Music Wind Symphony: Globetrotter. Jan Van Der Roost: Seatbelts Fastened!; Jose Ignacio Blesa-Lull: Maltesia Suite; Jennifer Higdon: Mysterium; Cait Nishimura: Echoes of a Northern Lake; Guy Woolfenden: Illyrian Dances; and other works. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Vienna Boys’ Choir. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. ● 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Piano Pleasures. Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in e Op.111; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in D d Op.30; Arensky: Dreams from Piano Suite No.4. Ron Greidanus, piano; Kathryn Tremills, piano. The Piano Hall, 157 Main St., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. . Also Oct 16(2pm). ● 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Pathétique. Bernstein: Overture to Candide; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 “Pathétique”. Lorenzo Guggenheim, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. tickets@gtpo.ca or 647-238-0015. -. ● 8:00: Greenbank Folk Music Society. Russel DeCarle, with Steve Briggs & Russ Boswell. Greenbank Hall, 19965 Highway #12, Greenbank. 905-985-8351 or www.greenbankfolkmusic.ca. . ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Thorgy & The Thorchestra. Thorgy Thor, violin/viola/cello; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Oct 14. ● 8:00: Luke Jackson. Pierre Bensusan in Concert. World music, Latin jazz, Celtic, classical fusion. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. Roncesvalles United Church, 214 Wright Ave. www. pierrebensusan.com/tour.asp or 416-539- 8727 or lukejackson@lukejackson.com. . ● 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven & Brahms. Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Brahms: Violin Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No.7. Corey Gemmell, violin. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. www.mississaugasymphony. ca. -0. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Vanessa Williams. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. -9. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Season Gala: Jan Lisiecki with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Haydn: Symphony No.77 in B-flat Hob1/77; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9 in E-flat K271, Symphony No.33 in B-flat K319. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -9. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Bronfman Plays Beethoven. Volpini: Celebration Prelude (World Premiere); Ligeti: Atmosphères; Haydn: Symphony No.39 (“Tempesta di mare”); Chin: subito con forza (Canadian Premiere); Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 and others. Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Oct 12, 14(7:30pm). Sunday October 16 ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. See Oct 14. Also Oct 20, 22, 26, 28, 30(2pm), Nov 4. At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. THE ELYSÉE QUARTET OCTOBER 14 AT 8PM ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE TORONTO 38 | September 20 - November 8, 2022 thewholenote.com

● 2:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Piano Pleasures. Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in e Op.111; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in d Op.30; Arensky: Dreams from Piano Suite No.4. Ron Greidanus, piano; Kathryn Tremills, piano. The Piano Hall, 157 Main St., Georgetown. 905-873-9909. . Also Oct 15(8pm). ● 3:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Western University Symphony Orchestra: Pastiche. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767 or www.music.uwo.ca/ events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Piano Recitals: Marc-André Hamelin. Dukas: Sonata in e-flat; Oswald: New Work (world premiere); Fauré: Barcarolle no.1 in a, Nocturne no.2 in B, Nocturne no.12 in e, Barcarolle no.6 in E-flat and others. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. -. ● 4:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Art of Time Ensemble: To The End of Love – The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Steven Page, Sarah Slean, Tom Wilson, Gregory Hoskins and Tamara Lindeman. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. ● 7:30: Amici Chamber Ensemble. La Flûte Enchantée. Marina Piccinini, flute; Erik Raum, violin; Katya Poplyansky, violin; Heidi Elise Bearcroft, harp; Ryan Davis, viola; Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; Serouj Kradjian, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. www.amiciensemble. com. ; (under 30); 0(donor/VIP). Monday October 17 ● 10:00am: Beach United Church. Lecture: The Beatles and Their World. See Lectures below. ● 7:30: Apocryphonia. Tracing the Tunes: Ralph Vaughan Williams and the English Folk Song. Pre-show video presentation by author and historian Caroline Davis. Part of the RVW150 celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ birth. Vaughan Williams: Ten Blake Songs, Six Studies in English Folk Song, Selections from Collected Folk Songs of England, The Lake in the Mountains. Alexander Cappellazzo, tenor; Timothy Yung, clarinet; Ivan Jovanovic, piano. St. Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. 514-378-2558. ; $20(sr/arts workers). ● 8:00: Massey Hall. The Mavericks and Los Lobos. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . Tuesday October 18 ● 11:30am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Piano Master Class. Dr. Margo Garrett, collaborative piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www. music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Jean-Luc Therrien, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. Free. Donations welcome. ● 1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. Joshua Duncan Lee, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 106 King St. E. 416-364-7865. Admission by donation. ● 7:30: Massey Hall. The Kat & Dave Show Starring David Foster & Katharine McPhee. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto. ca. Free. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Global Music: Mariza. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic. com/performance. From . Wednesday October 19 ● 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener). Douglas Haas Legacy Concerts. Bryn Blackwood, piano. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Aaron James, Organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering ($20 suggested). ● 7:00: High Notes Avante Productions. High Notes Soirée. A soirée with sparkling wine and cheese. Luba Goy, David W. Barber, Alan Shiner, Priyana, Iris Leck, and Shulamit Mor. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. www. eventbrite.com/e/high-notes-soiree-tickets-401248925337 or www.highnotesavnte. ca. . Includes a copy of the special High Notes Avante edition of Bach, Beethoven & the Boys. ● 7:15: Barrie Concert Band. Veterans Salute. A variety of music will be performed at this concert held annually to thank both our veterans and our members that are currently serving. The Barrie Concert Band & The Skyliners. Royal Canadian Legion (Barrie), 410 St. Vincent St., Barrie. 705-735-0720 or www. barrieconcertband.org/view-event/annualveterans-salute. Free. No ticket required. Donations to the Barrie Food Bank will be gratefully accepted. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. The Flying Dutchman. See Oct 7. Also Oct 21, 23(2pm). At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Thursday October 20 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Showcase Series: A Journey Through Mexican Magical Realism. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Laureates: Aaron Chow, piano, DMA Competition Winner. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www. music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 7:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Across the Pond: The British Invasion. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@ burlington.ca. Also Oct 21, 22 & 23. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. See Oct 14. Also Oct 22, 26, 28, 30(2pm), Nov 4. At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Symphonically Hip. Braley Thachuk, conductor. Avalon Theatre (Fallsview Casino), 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls. 905-687- 4993. ; (sr); (arts worker with valid ID); (student-university or college with valid ID); (youth-18 and under with valid ID). PATHÉTIQUE HIGH NOTES SOIREE w Luba Goy & Friends Wednesday October 19th @7:00pm Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave A musical evening of Hope & Inspiration supporting High Notes Avante’s programs for those touched by mental illness. We ALL have a STORY Tickets -30 www.gtpo.ca Tickets (includes bubbly & goodiebag) highnotesavante.ca & Eventbrite thewholenote.com September 20 - November 8, 2022 | 39

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