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Volume 28 Issue 2 | November 1 - December 13, 2022

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Available now for your online "flip-through" reading pleasure, The WholeNote Volume 28 no.2. For Openers, my uncle had a barn; then: Trichy Sankaran at 80; the return of the professional chamber choir; what makes music theatre more than just theatre; how to fit three violin concerti into one concert; and more.

listings@theWholeNote.com Event listings are free of charge to artists, venues and presenters. This issue contains event listings from November 1 to December 13, 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. LIVE OR ONLINE | Nov 1 to Dec 13, 2022 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. www.yorkminsterpark.com. Free. Donations welcome. ● 4:00: VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. VOICEBOX Opera Salon: The Young Mozart. Jennifer Taverner, Caitlin Wood, sopranos; Owen McCausland tenor; Danlie Rae Acebuque, Giles Tomkins, baritones; Narmina Afandiyeva, piano; Henry Ingram, Master of the Ceremony. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. E., 2nd Floor. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. . ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Collaborations Through Jazz. Original music and jazz standards. Mike Downes Trio: Mike Downes, bass; Robi Botos, piano; Ethan Ardelli, drums. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. Wednesday November 2 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal/Dance Series: Classic Scenes of Peking Opera. Performers from Canada Chinese Opera Arts Centre. 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. 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 ( suggested). ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Joshua Duncan Lee, organ. 1585 Yonge St. www.yorkminsterpark. com. Free. Donations welcome. ● 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. ● 8:00: No Hay Banda. Sideshow. Steven Kazuo Takasugi: Sideshow Octet. Geneviève Liboiron, violin; Jean René, viola; Émilie Girard-Charest, cello; Daniel Áñez, piano; Noam Bierstone, vocals & percussion. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. - . Also Nov 3. ● 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 ● 12:00 noon: Music at Met. Thursday Noon at Met Concert: Dances for Organ. Music by past Met organists. Jonathan Oldengarm, organ. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. www.metunited.ca. Free. LIVE & STREAMED. ● 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. ● 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. www.coc.ca or 416-363- 8231. 0. Cocktails at 5:30pm. ● 7:30: Canzona Chamber Players. Tenth Anniversary Elizabeth Krehm Memorial Concert. Ryan Trew: Come Closer - Songs on Texts by Elizabeth Krehm; Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 in A Op.90 “Italian”. Rachel Krehm, soprano; Evan Mitchell conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416- 822-0613 or info@canzona.org. Admission by Print: Our next print issue, Volume 28 no.3 covers from December 6 to February 14. The print submission deadline for that issue will be November 22. 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 28 | November 1 - December 13, 2022 thewholenote.com

donation at the door or online. In support of the St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, ICU. ● 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. -. Also Nov 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12. Starting times vary. ● 8:00: Fallsview Casino Resort. I Love the 90’s Tour. Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Young MC and C+C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams. 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls. 1-877-833-3110 or www.ticketmaster. ca. From . ● 8:00: Hugh’s Room. Alfie Zappacosta. 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. . . hughsroomlive.com. ● 8:00: No Hay Banda. Sideshow. Steven Kazuo Takasugi: Sideshow Octet. Geneviève Liboiron, violin; Jean René, viola; Émilie Girard-Charest, cello; Daniel Áñez, piano; Noam Bierstone, vocals & percussion. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. - . Also Nov 2. ● 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Chris Botti. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. From . Friday November 4 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Bruckner and Mozart. Brunswick Quintet: Isabel Lago, violin; Tristan Macaggi, violin; Tilman Sandvoss, viola; Shyler Macaggi, viola; Lexie Krakowski, cello. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 X231. Free. Donations welcome. ● 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. -0. Also Oct 14, 16(2pm), 20, 22, 26, 28, 30(2pm). At 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Festival of Arabic Music and Arts. Sanctuary (The Refuge Project) Live CD Release. Sultans of String; Leen Hamo, vocals; Padideh Ahrarnejad, tar; Majd Sekkar, clarinet; Donné Roberts, vocals & guitar; and others. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. www.canadianarabicfestival.ca/event/sultans-ofstring or 647-834-0640. From . ● 7:30: Hugh’s Room. Whiskey Jack & Guests. Redwood Theatre, 1300 Gerrard Ave. E. 416- 716-3257 or www.theredwoodtheatre.com/ whiskeyjack. . ● 7:30: Rose Theatre. Brampton Music Theatre: Cinderella. See Nov 3. Also Nov 6, 10, 11, 12. Starting times vary. ● 7:30: Roy Thomson Hall. The Four Seasons of Vivaldi. Isabella d’Éloize Perron, violin. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 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. . 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). ● 1:00: Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra. So One Peace Concert. Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Op.92. Toronto Korean Canadian Choir; Sorae Youth Orchestra; Global Youth Leaders Orchestra; Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra; Sharon Lee, conductor. Toronto City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. W. www.kcso.ca. Free. ● 1:00: Rose Theatre. Brampton Music Theatre: Cinderella. See Nov 3. Also Nov 6, 10, 11, 12. Starting times vary. ● 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). ● 4:30: Beach United Church. Octokats: East Coast Meets West Coast. Christmas-themed music & carol singing. 140 Wineva Ave. www. eventbrite.ca/e/jazz-and-reflection-the-octokats-tickets-43086463672. ● 7:00: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Soprano. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 289-868- 9177. -. ● 7:00: St. Olave’s Anglican Church. Timeless Ensemble Presents Didone Abbandonata: A Baroque Journey. Works by Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Benedetto and Tartini. Hanné Becker, organ; Paulina Derbez, violin. 360 Windermere Ave. 514-378-2558. ; (sr). ● 7:30: Guelph Chamber Choir. Side by Side. Guelph Chamber Choir; Guelph Youth Singers; Rainbow Chorus of Waterloo-Wellington; University of Guelph Symphonic Choir; Gryphon Singers Charlene Pauls, conductor. Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. 519-993-6414. ; (sr); (ages 16-30); (ages under 15); (livestream). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 7:30: INNERchamber Inc. Ballycroy. Marek Norman’s tragic tale of the death of three Irish milliners is inspired by a true story from Ballycroy, Ontario at the end of the 19th century. INNERchamber Ensemble; Barbara Barsky (Mary Fanning); Laura Condlln (Bridget Burke); Regan Thiel (Margaret Daley); Marti Maraden, stage director, Krista Leis, choreographer. Avondale United Church, 194 Avondale Ave., Stratford. tickets@innerchamber.ca. ; (arts workers/st). Pre-show 7pm. No meal available. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 7:30: Rose Theatre. Brampton Music Theatre: Cinderella. See Nov 3. Also Nov 6, 10, 11, 12. Starting times vary. ● 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Fall Opera: John Blow’s Venus NINE SPARROWS ARTS FOUNDATION PRESENTS A CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2022 | 8:00 pm Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 1585 Yonge Street at Heath Street SPECIAL GUEST Heather Bambrick, Vocalist WITH: Stu Harrison, Piano Pat Collins, Bass Chase Sanborn, Trumpet/Flugelhorn FEATURING: Rob Crabtree, Piper Lark Popov, Piano Colleen Burns, Narrator Choirs and Organ Eric N. Robertson, Conductor ADMISSION FREE - DONATIONS WELCOME WWW.9SPARROWSARTS.ORG IONA REMEMBRANCE DAY PRAYER SERVICE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 7:00 PM YORKMINSTER PARK BAPTIST CHURCH 1585 Yonge St. (1 block north of St. Clair Ave.) MUSICAL GUEST: John McDermott FEATURING IONA PASSAGE: Sharlene Wallace, harp Anne Lindsay, violin Eric Robertson, piano Yorkminster Park Baptist Church thewholenote.com November 1 - December 13, 2022 | 29

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