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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 Unsuk Chin Spira Concerto for Orchestra Thu Oct 27 Astounding! espritorchestra.com Pauk, conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www. espritorchestra.com or info@espritorchestra.com. -. 7:15pm: pre-concert chat with Alexina Louie. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Classic Albums Live: Aretha Franklin, Gold. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or www.therosetheatre. ca. -. Friday October 28 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, and Coleridge-Taylor. Luke Welch, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 X231. Free. Donations welcome. ● 7:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series: Ein Liederkonzert. 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: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Intimate & Immersive: Our Wondrous World. HPO Composer Fellow: New Work; Dharmoo: Moondraal Moondru; Thornborrow: Ghosts of Trees; Simmons: Remnant Shoreline; Louie: Demon Gate. The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N., Hamilton. 905-526- 7756. . ● 7:30: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Humber Heights. Organ Concert. George Heldt and Frank Iacino, Sr., organists. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Humber Heights, 1569 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke. ; (st). Proceeds support the work of St. Andrew’s in the Humber Heights/Weston community. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. See Oct 14. Also Oct 30(2pm), Nov 4. At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” in Concert. Sarah Hicks, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Oct 29. ● 8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Musicians from Marlboro Chamber Music Tour. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767 or www.music.uwo.ca/events. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. Heart and Soul: Music Heals. Our opening concert of the season pays tribute to the healing powers of singing and music. Howells: Requiem; and other works. Exultate Chamber Singers; Mark Ramsay, artistic director; Manishya Jayasundera, apprentice conductor; Mira Jung, piano. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-971-9229 or www.exultate. net/tickets. PWYC: , $20, , 0 ( tax receipt) or 0 (0 tax receipt). Preconcert chat at 7:15 p.m. with music therapist and vocalist Dan Bevan-Baker. ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Blackie and The Rodeo Kings. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage: Dominique Fils-Aimé and Allison Russell. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. From . ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Trailblazers: Mendelssohn & Farrenc. Reicha: Wind Quintet in e Op.88 No.1; Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Op.38; Farrenc: Nonet in E-flat Op.38. Tafelmusik Orchestra; Aisslinn Nosky, violin & leader. Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-833-964-6337. -. Also Oct 29(2pm). Saturday October 29 ● 2:00: Tafelmusik. Trailblazers: Mendelssohn & Farrenc. Reicha: Wind Quintet in e Op.88 No.1; Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Op.20; Farrenc: Nonet in E-flat Op.38. Tafelmusik Orchestra; Aisslinn Nosky, violin & leader. Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-833-964-6337. -. Also Oct 28(8pm). ● 2:30: Heliconian Club. Autumn Haunts. Schubert: Erlkönig; Vivaldi: Autumn from The Four Seasons; Fauré: Automne; Bober: Phantom of the Keys and other works. Velma Ko, viola; Kye Marshall, cello; Rita Greer, clarinet; Caitlin Holland, voice and piano; and Paula Arciniega, voice. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. . ● 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Finding Our Way. Mark Sirett: Words, Stories, Truth; Eriks Esenvalds: Wandering Heart; Jake Runestad: A Silence Haunts Me. Orpheus Choir of Toronto; Habib Hoseini, singer; Deleena Beattay, reader. Grace Church onthe-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); $20(st). ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” in Concert. Sarah Hicks, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Oct 28. ● 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. The Annual Healing Garden Fundraiser/Musicfest. Allison Lupton, Tony McManus, Shane Cook & Joe Phillips. St. Paul’s United Church (Scarborough), 200 McIntosh St., Scarborough. www.acousticharvest.ca or 416-729-7564. (advance only). ● 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Carmina Burana / Tubular Bells. Orff: Carmina Burana; Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells. Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto; TorQ Percussion Quartet; Bergmann Duo, pianos; Toronto Children’s Chorus; featured soloists. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. info@amadeuschoir. com or 416-446-0188. . ● 8:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Canadian Jazz All-Stars. Guido Basso, Heather Bambrick, Mike Murley, Robi Botos, Dave Young, and Davide DiRenzo. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@burlington.ca. ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Grieg & Sibelius. Assiginaak: Megyaakwaang (In the Woods) (KWS commission); Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C. Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Andrei Feher, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Oct 30(2:30pm). ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Royal Wood. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Northern Happiness. The Pursuit of Happiness: Kevin Kane, Jay Semko, Bryan Potvin, Don Schmid; The Northern Pikes. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874- 2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. -. ● 8:00: Show One Productions. Lucas Debargue: An Evening in Paris - Chopin, Mozart, Alkan. Mozart: Piano Sonata No.8 in a K310; Chopin: Ballade No.2 in F Op.38; Chopin: Prelude in c-sharp Op.45; Chopin: Polonaise- Fantaisie in A-flat Op.61; Alkan: Concerto for Solo Piano Op.39 No.8. Lucas Debargue, piano. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. www.rcmusic.com/Events-and-Per- formances/Show-One-presents-Lucas- Debargue. -20. Sunday October 30 ● 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. See Oct 14. Also Nov 4. At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 2:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. The Spirit Horse Returns. Ken MacDoanld, horn; Jodi Contin, narrator; Gemma New, conductor. Boris Brott Great Hall, FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -. ● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Grieg & Sibelius. Assiginaak: Megyaakwaang (In the Woods) (KWS commission); Grieg: Piano Concerto in a; Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C. Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Andrei Feher, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Oct 29(8pm). NOVA RUPTA BY LORENZO NACCARATO TRIO OCTOBER 25 AT 8PM ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE TORONTO 42 | September 20 - November 8, 2022 thewholenote.com

● 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Mahler’s Fourth. Morlock: My Name Is Admanda Todd; Barber: Knoxville: Summer 1915; Mahler: Symphony No.4. Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Partridge Hall, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-687-4993. ; (sr); (arts worker with valid ID); (student-university or college with valid ID); (youth-18 and under with valid ID). ● 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Soprano-Alto Chorus, Tenor-Bass Choir, and Chamber Choir. Kathleen Allan: Maid on the Shore, The Green and Salty Days; Fauré: Lydia; Darius Lim: The Fire Dance of Luna; Alexandra Olsavsky: What Happens When a Woman; Veljo Tormis: Tantsulaul; Cui Wei: Yi Chin O. Grace Church on-the- Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-408-0208. ; $20(sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. ● 4:00: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Live and Local. Hosted by the Mark Lalama Trio featuring Suzie Vinnick & Sophia Tice. 440 Locust St., Burlington. bpacboxoffice@ burlington.ca. Tuesday November 1 ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. . Free. Donations welcome. Wednesday November 2 ● 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener). Douglas Haas Legacy Concerts. The Renaissance School of the Arts Flute Choir; Wendy Wagler, director. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Zoe Kai Wai Lei, Organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering ($20 suggested). ● 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Discovery Series: The Robert W. and G. Ann Corcoran Concerto Competition Finals. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 0208. Free. MENDELSSOHHN ELIJAH tmchoir.org Tickets at orpheuschoirtoronto.com ● 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op.70. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; University of Toronto’s MacMillan Singers; Russell Braun, bass-baritone; Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Jean-Sébastien Vallée, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .95- .95; -(sr); .95(VOXTicket). Thursday November 3 ● 7:30: Rose Theatre. Brampton Music Theatre: Cinderella. Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. $20-. Also Nov 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12. Starting times vary. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Andrew McCandless and Karen Donnelly, Trumpet Duo. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www. music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tuesday Noon Series – In Recital: Mirror Visions Ensemble. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www. music.utoronto.ca. Free. Friday November 4 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Mozart: String Quintet in E-flat K614; Mozart: String Quartet in g K516. Tristan Macaggi, viola; Shyler Macaggi, viola; Lexie Krakowski, cello; and others. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 X231. Free. Donations welcome. ● 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Carmen. See Oct 14. ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Fall Opera: John Blow’s Venus and Adonis. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. $20. Also Nov 5. ● 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. The Sorcerer. Libretto by W. S. Gilbert and Music by Arthur Sullivan. St. Anne’s Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. www.stannesmads. com/contact. Also Nov 5(2pm); 6(2pm); 10(7:30pm); 11(7:30pm); 12(2pm); 13(2pm). ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Ray Lamontagne. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Mix Series: Meow Meow. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . Saturday November 5 ● 10:30am: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. 1001 Nights. KWS Brass Quintet. Stork Family YMCA, 500 Fischer-Hallman Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. ; (child). Also Oct 22(Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts). ● 2:00: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. The Sorcerer. See Nov 4. Also Nov 6(2pm); 10(7:30pm); 11(7:30pm); 12(2pm); 13(2pm). ● 7:30: Guelph Chamber Choir. Side by Side. Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra Martin MacDonald, music director Saturday Nov. 5, 2022 at 2 pm P.C. Ho Theatre Larysa Kuzmenko (Canadian composer) Fantasy on a Theme of Beethoven (2020) Beethoven Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61 SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT 2 with soloist Aaron Schwebel Elgar Enigma Variations, Op. 36 Tickets: to (children under 12 are free) Subscribe Today & Save! cathedralbluffs.com | 416.879.5566 thewholenote.com September 20 - November 8, 2022 | 43

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