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Volume 29 Issue 2 | October & November 2023

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With this issue we start a new rhythm of publication -- bimonthly, October, December, February April, June, and August. October/November is a chock-a-block two months for live music, new recordings, and news (not all of it bad). Inside: Christina Petrowska Quilico, collaborative artist honoured; Kate Hennig as Mama Rose; Global Toronto 2023 reviewed; Musical weavings from TaPIR to Xenakis at Esprit; Fidelio headlines an operatic fall; and our 24th annual Blue Pages directory of presenters. This and more.


DUENDE FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2023 November 16–19 Don’t miss this year’s captivating evening performances: PorQue: Flamencos Sin Fronteras Emilio Ochando, Carmen Romero, and Míriam Méndez ‘La Princesa Descalza’ JUBILEO Miguel Fernández Ribas ‘El Yiyo’ FARO Eduardo Guerrero CanaDuende Fin de Fiesta Scan QR code to purchase tickets.

2902_Sept2023_cover.indd 1 2023-09-27 9:45 AM NEW RELEASES Volume 29 No 1 | SEPTEMBER 2023 ON OUR COVER VOLUME 29 NO 2 OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2023 Christina Petrowska Quilico PHOTO: BO HUANG MUSIC! LISTINGS live and livestreamed STORIES profiles, previews and interviews RECORD REVIEWS and Listening Room BLUE PAGES (Presenter profiles) The award jurors stated that Christina Petrowska Quilico “has made an astonishing contribution to musical life in Canada.” As they remarked: “Christina is a champion of Canadian composers – and her pioneering dedication to Canadian female composers is especially noteworthy. She has helped to secure this period of Canadian music through her impressive catalogue of recordings, and further through the ripple effect of her many students. She is steadfast. She is legend.” See pg 16 ACD2 2828 The French spirit of the “Grand Siècle” shines through those pieces from Rameau, Francœur, Destouches, in a exceptional partnership between Arion Orchestre Baroque and the Versailles Baroque Music Center (CMBV). 8 FOR OPENERS | All in the same storm STORIES & INTERVIEWS 12 MUSIC THEATRE | Gypsy and more | JENNIFER PARR 14 A WORLD VIEW | Light between the cracks - Small World Music’s GT23 | ANDREW TIMAR 18 16 IN CONVERSATION | Christina Petrowska Quilico | DAVID PERLMAN 18 CLASSICAL AND BEYOND| Passing the torch: Mooredale’s Wonny Song | PAUL ENNIS “We are happy to share these works that represent the pinnacle of the French musical spirit” – Mathieu Lussier, Arion’s Director ACD2 2870 The first ever written pieces for unaccompanied cello and original works inspired by them, performed by Cameron Crozman. “A chance to travel back to a time when music for solo cello was a brand-new idea.” – Cameron Crozman VISIT OUR WEBSITE October & November 2023 | 5

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