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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.

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UofT Opera Presents... A Comedic Trilogy Hin und Zurück Paul Hindemith Monsieur Choufleuri Jacques Offenbach Conductor: Sandra Horst Director: Michael Patrick Albano Set & Lighting Design: Fred Perruzza Thursday, Nov.24 | 7:30pm Friday, Nov.25 | 7:30pm Saturday, Nov.26 | 7:30pm Sunday, Nov.27 | 2:30pm Gallantry Douglas Moore MacMillan Theatre, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto This production is made possible in part by a generous gift from Marina Yoshida. Tickets: Weston Family Box Office at the Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St W., Toronto 416-408-0208 uoftopera.ca Friday November 25, 8pm Martingrove Collegiate Matthew Jones Music Director Fireworks of Sound Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 Ho, Ho, Ho!! EPO!! Cara Huber Piano More concerts in our exciting 22/23 season Discover Electrifying Fireworks of Rhythm Sound Inspirations of a New World Power and Passion LIVE OR ONLINE | Nov 1 to Dec 13, 2022 I; Jennifer Butler: Le Merle noire; Mari Alice Conrad: Atalanta’s Bow; Bekah Simms: single Red flower; James O’Callaghan: in an archipelago; Gordon Fitzell: Deus ex Machina, the Nine Lives of Schrödinger’s Cat. Standing Wave Ensemble; Musicians from the Glenn Gould School. St. George by the Grange Church, 30 Stephanie St. www.eventbrite.com/e/standing-wave-ex-machina-tickets-436123937437. -. ● 7:30: TD Sunfest World Music & Jazz Series/Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Aerialists. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. www. sunfest.on.ca. . ● 8:00: Bill Gilliam & Margaret Maria. Imaginary Familiars & Marbyllia. Bill Gilliam, piano; Margaret Maria, cello. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. www.facebook.com/billgilliam.composer. . Monday November 21 ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Instrumentalis I. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www. music.utoronto.ca. Free. Tuesday November 22 ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Instrumental Series: Persian Melodies. Padideh Ahrarnejad, tar; Ali Massoudi, tombak; Mahnaz Raad, vocalist. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Featuring performance students from the U of T Faculty of Music. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. www.yorkminsterpark.com. Free. Donations welcome. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tuesday Noon Series: First Year Undergraduate Singers in Performance. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● 1:00: St. James Cathedral. Organ Recital. Ian Sadler, organ. Cathedral Church of St. James, 106 King St. E. 416-364-7865. Free. Retiring collection. ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composer Concert No. 2. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978- 3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. Wednesday November 23 ● Nov 23 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: The Life and Influence of Pauline Viardot. Works by Viardot, Chopin, Berlioz, and Saint-Saëns. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. Free. ● Nov 23 12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener). Douglas Haas Legacy Concerts. Elizabeth Lepock, soprano; Scott MacDonald, clarinet; Anna Ronai, piano. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-4430. . LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● Nov 23 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Matthew Larkin, organ. 1585 Yonge St. www.yorkminsterpark.com. Free. Donations welcome. NOV 23 & 24 7:30PM ● Nov 23 7:30: Confluence Concerts. Trichy Sankaran at 80. A celebratory concert, curated by Suba Sankaran, featuring the master drummer and many of his students. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. info@confluenceconcerts.ca. . Also Nov 24. ● Nov 23 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Jazz William Carn 10tet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. ● Nov 23 8:00: TD Sunfest World Music & Jazz Series. Michael Kaeshammer, Pianist & Singer-Songwriter. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. www.sunfest. on.ca. . ● Nov 23 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto & Pathétique. Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II; Greater TORONTO PHILHARMONIC Orchestra Autumn Classics OLIVER BALABURSKI, CONDUCTOR Dec. 16 Jan. 29 March 24 May 12 ww.eporchestra.ca 34 | November 1 - December 13, 2022 thewholenote.com

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1, Symphony No.6 (“Pathétique”). Sergei Babayan, piano; Dalia Stasevska, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Nov 24, 25(7:30pm), 26. Thursday November 24 ● 12:00 noon: Music at Met. Thursday Noon at Met Concert. Works by Franck, Borowski, and Clokey. Aaron James, organ; Jonathan Oldengarm, piano. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. www. metunited.ca. Free. LIVE & STREAMED. ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon Presents Laureates. Lindsay McIntyre, voice. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750 or www.music.utoronto.ca. Free. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 7:00: Massey Hall. Manic Street Preachers and Sude. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 7:30: Confluence Concerts. Trichy Sankaran at 80. A celebratory concert, curated by Suba Sankaran, featuring the master drummer and many of his students. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. info@confluenceconcerts.ca. . Also Nov 23. ● 7:30: Music Gallery. Sense of Place: An Evening of Music by Pouya Hamidi. Pouya Hamidi: The Battle Within, for solo piano; Adagio, for piano trio; Man Marg Ra, for voice and piano; Spherical Interactions, for accordion, voice, violin, viola, cello, percussion, and piano; Three Reflections on Empathy, for accordion, violin, viola, and cello. Geoffrey Conquer, piano; Zorana Sadiq, voice; Michael Bridge, accordion; Aysel Taghi-Zada, violin; Aline Homzy, violin. 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. -. ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Opera presents A Comedic Trilogy: Hin und zurück (Hindemith), Monsieur Choufleuri (Offenbach), Gallantry (Moore). MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. Also on Nov 25, 26, 27(2:30pm). ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Michael Kaeshammer. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305-7469 or boxoffice@markham.ca. -. ● 8:00: Folk Under The Clock. Lennie Gallant: The Innkeeper’s Christmas Concert. Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough. 705-749-1146 or www. folkundertheclock.ca. . ● 8:00: Hugh’s Room. Maggie’s Wake. 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. www. hughsroomlive.com. ; (livestream). Dinner available @ 6:30pm. Show @ 8pm. LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. Serena Ryder. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. -. ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto & Pathétique. Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1, Symphony No.6 (“Pathétique”). Sergei Babayan, piano; Dalia Stasevska, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Nov 23, 25(7:30pm), 26. Friday November 25 ● 12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Works by Clara Schumann, Amy Beach, Cécil Chaminade, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel. Dr. Lisa Tahara, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 X231. Free. Donations welcome. ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto & Pathétique. Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1, Symphony No.6 (“Pathétique”). Sergei Babayan, piano; Dalia Stasevska, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. From . Also Nov 23(8pm), 24(8pm), 26(8pm). ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Opera presents A Comedic Trilogy: Hin und zurück (Hindemith), Monsieur Choufleuri (Offenbach), Gallantry (Moore). MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. Also on Nov 24, 26, 27(2:30pm). ● 7:30: West End Micro Music Festival. Part II: One + 2. Solo piano works by Nahre Sol and collaboratively composed and improvised works by Nahre Sol, Ben Finley, and John Lee. Nahre Sol, piano; Ben Finley, bass; John Lee, percussion. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1691 Bloor St. W. www.westendmusic.ca. ● 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Fireworks of Sound. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2 in c Op.18. Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra; Kara Huber, piano; Matthew Jones, conductor. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr., Etobicoke. www.Eventbrite.com or www.EPOrchestra. ca. ; (sr); (st). ● 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. A Very Motown Christmas. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca or 905-305-7469 or boxoffice@markham. ca. -. ● 8:00: Massey Hall. Women’s Blues Revue. Saturday, Nov 26th, 8 pm Sunday, Nov 27th, 3 pm St. Matthew Catholic Church 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville masterworksofoakville.ca 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. From . ● 8:00: Rose Theatre. This Is Brampton: off the record. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905- 874-2800 or www.therosetheatre.ca. . ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Tania Miller Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov: The Messenger; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1. Chelsea Ann, piano; Tania Miller, conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. From . ● 8:00: Tafelmusik. Reflections of Mary. Charpentier: Missa Assumpta est Maria; Tawnie Olson: New commissioned work; A cappella works by Poulenc. Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 1-833-964-6337 or www.tafelmusik.org/concerts-events/concerts/reflections-of-mary/. From . Also Nov 26(2pm). Saturday November 26 ● 7:00: Toronto Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Holiday Celebration. Sing-alongs, Christmas Carols, amusing entertainments, and an array of splendid treats. St. Andrew’s United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor St E. Free(members); (non-members). All welcome. ● 7:30: Ensemble Masques. Roads to Bach. Exploring the threads that lead us into the endlessly rich voice of J.S. Bach. Works by Muffat, Biber, Schmelzer, Rosenmuller, and Weichlein. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.3. Ensemble Masques. St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 383 Huron St. ● 7:30: Guitar Society of Toronto. Bokyung Byun. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com. Advance: ; (sr); (st); Door: ; (sr); (st). ● 7:30: Jubilate Singers. Light. Works by Gjeilo, Lauridsen, Rutter, Whitacre, Boulanger, and others. Church of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. www. jubilatesingers.ca. ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Opera presents A Comedic Trilogy: Hin und zurück (Hindemith), Monsieur Choufleuri (Offenbach), Gallantry (Moore). MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). U of T students admitted free with a valid TCard, space permitting. Also on Nov 24, 25, 27(2:30pm). ● 7:30: West End Micro Music Festival. Part III: Altrock. Julia Wolfe: Blue Dress; Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint; David Lang: Heroin; Laurie Anderson: Let X = X, arranged by Louis Pino; Laurie Anderson: It Tango, arranged by Louis Pino. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1691 Bloor St. W. www.westendmusic.ca. ● 8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. Echoes of the Mountains. Duo-Perse Inca. Spadina Theatre, Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. www.alliance-francaise.ca/en/art/2022-2023-season/concerts. . ● 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Autumn Classics. Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A K488 (Mvmt 1); Lalo: Symphonie espagnole; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Grieg: Lyric Suite; Liszt: Les Préludes. Amber Chow, piano; Max Tian, piano; LSalma Khakimov, violin; Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. www.tickets@gtpo.ca or 647-238-0015. -. ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Concert. Program TBA. David Jalbert, piano. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-569- 1809 or www.ticketscene.ca/kwcms. ; (st). ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Scheherazade. Price: Andante moderato from String Quartet in G; Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Rimsky- Korsakov: Scheherazade. Joseph Moog, piano; Emilia Hoving, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519- 745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Nov 27(2:30pm). ● 8:00: Massey Hall. The Smile. 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. TBA. ● 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. The Seasons by Joseph Haydn. Ariel Harwood-Jones, soprano; Chris Fischer, tenor; Kevin McMillan, baritone; Masterworks of Oakville Chorus & Orchestra. St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville. 905-399-9732. ; (sr); Free(30 and under). Also Nov 27(3pm). ● 8:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. Winter Garden. An evening of new Canadian music for upper voices. Don MacDonald: Fire-Flowers; Newly commissioned works by Matthew Emery, Benjamin Keast, and Marie-Claire Saindon. Oriana Women’s Choir; Mitchell Pady, artistic director. Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto), 477 Manning Ave. 416- 346-7918. ; (under 35/sr); (st). ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Global Music: Soweto Gospel Choir. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or rcmusic.com/performance. From . ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto & Pathétique. Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1, Symphony No.6 Jubilate Isabel Bernaus conductor singers Ivan Jovanovic piano works by g J e I l o, laurI d S e N , rutter, WhI tacre, B oulaN ger & others Light Sat. Nov. 26 7:30 pm church of St. Peter & St. Simon 525 Bloor St. e. www.jubilatesingers.ca thewholenote.com November 1 - December 13, 2022 | 35

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