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Volume 3 Issue 2 - October 1997

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• 9:00: Music Gallery. CD Launch: The North- West Passage: An Odyssey for cello in Virtual Space. Richard Armin, cello et cetera. 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. Free. THURSDAY OCTOBER 9 • 11 :OOam: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 8. to .50. • 12:00: CBC Radio Two Music Around Us. Mosaics of the Canadian Opera Company. Featuring works written by the composers of this season's operas. James Westman, baritone; Marie Berard & Krista Buckland, violins; Douglas Perry, viola; Bryan Epperson, cello. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. Free. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church·' Noonday Recital. Jonathan Oldengarm, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-811 6. Free. • 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series. Recent works by student composers. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Lilya Zilberstein, piano. Brahms: 8 Piano Pieces Op. 76; Variations on a Theme by Paganini; Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli; Scriabin: Sonata #3 in f sharp minor Op.23. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. to . • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. An Evening with John McDermott. Corner of Highway 7 & Warden. 905- 305-7469. FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Metro String Quartet. 60 Simcoe St. 593- 4822 ext.363. Free. • 7:00 & 9:30: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. An Evening with John McDermott. See October 9. • 8 :00: Music Gallery. Achilla Orru. Poetry, chants & instrumentals from Uganda, Central Africa, South Africa, India & Canada. Achilla Orru, voice, lokenbe; Mellissa Rey, 3744. Free. western violin; Doriann • 12 :30: Noonday Chamber Forrester, flute; performers on Music at Christ Church Deer percussion, bass guitar & Park. Transcriptions of vocals. 179 Richmond St. W. lnstrumentaiCiassics. Music of 204-1080.,. Boyce, Mozart, Janacek & • 8:00: Riverdale Concert Stravinsky. Bruce Kirkpatrick Society of Toronto. Hidden Hill, organ. 1570 Yonge St. Musical Treasures. 920-5211 . Free. Khachaturian: Trio for clarinet, • 7:45: Toronto Home Organ violin & piano; Willan: Sonata Society. George Heldt, organ. in e minor for violin & piano; Queen Elizabeth Hospital Reinecke: Sonata "Undine" for Auditorium, 550 University. clarinet & piano; Moeran: 233-0206. . Sonata for violin & piano; • 8 :00: Canadian Opera Spohr: Six German Songs for Company. Stravinsky: Oedipus voice & piano with clarinet Rex; Symphony of Psalms. obbligato. Daniel Kushner, Hummingbird Centre for the violin; Ellen Meyer, piano; Performing Arts. See October Stephen Fox, clarinet; Elizabeth 3 . Davis, voice. Richmond Hill ,...,T~h::-e-0:=:-;:ff~C,_e-n-t r-e----:M=-=-u-s-:i,.-c..., Community Church, 45 Crosby Ave. 905-773-5707.,. Ser ies presents pianists • 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall . Boris Zarankin and lnna Cesaria Evora, vocals & Jesse Perkis, violinist Adele Cook, flamenco guitar. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828..50 Armin and cellist Kristine to .50. Bogyo, performing pieces by Chopin and Moszkowski. A unique blend of music with poetry, pastries, and coffee inan intimate 19th century Polish salon setting. Sunday, October 12, 2:30 p.m. Arts & Letters Club, 1-J. Elm St. (41 6) -l-66-1!:170 Tickets $ 17.00, .00 and X.OO. SATURDAY OCTOBER 11 • 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Puccini: Turandot. 7:15pm: free pre-performance talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See October 2. • 8:00: The Musicians In Ordinary. It's a Grand Night for Singing. Music by Monteverdi and his contemporaries. Hallie Fishel & Nathalie Paulin, sopranos; John Edwards, lute & theorbo. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 588-9028. ,. SUNDAY OCTOBER 12 • 2:30: Off Centre Music Series. Polish Salon. Works by Moszkowski & Chopin. Adele Armin, violin; Kristine Bogyo, cello; Boris Zarankin & lnna Perkis, piano. Alex Baran, host. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 466-1870. ,,. • 2:30: Royal Ontario Museum. La Belle Danse. 17th century French baroque dance & music. Daniel Gariepy, director. Eaton Court, 100 Queen's Park. 586- 5797. Free with Museum admission. • 3:30: 100th Monkey Oasis. Spirit Tribe. Songs & music by Wolf Songs Warrior (Tod Kennedy) honouring the Great Spirit and Mother Earth through the Medicine Wheel. 66 Wellesley St. E., 2nd floor. 925-7633. Donation. TUESDAY OCTOBER 14 • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Mendelssohn: Sonata Op.65 #2; Brahms: Choral Preludes I. Giles Bryant, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Puccini: Turandot. 6:15pm: free pre-performance talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See October 2 . • 9:00: Music Gallery. CCMC. Paul Dutton, soundsinging; John Oswald, sax; Michael Snow, piano, synth; special guests. 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. Free. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15 • 12:30: Music at Metropolitan. Organ Futures. Douglas Schalin, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363-0331. Free. • 12:30: Vorkminster Park Baptist Church Noonday Recital. William Maddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. Free. • 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex; Symphony of Psalms. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See October 3. • 8:00: OnStage at the Glenn Gould Studio. La Pieta & Angele Dubeau, violin. Music of Vivaldi. 250 Front St. W. 205- 5555. . • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms: Hungarian Dances #s 1, 3 & 1 0; Symphony #4; Mozart: Piano Concerto #24 in c minor, K.491. Stephen Hough, piano; Heinz Wallberg, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to c • 8:00: University of Toronto TORONTO 'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE october '97 wholenote Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Favourite standards and student arrangements & compositions. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 • 1 2:00: CBC Radio Two Music Around Us. Sumptuous Music for Three Violins & Continuo. Pachelbel: Canon; works by Marini, Uccellini, Purcell & Biber. Julie Baumgartel, Rona Goldensher & Linda Melsted, violins; Olga van Kranendonk, cello; David Sandall, harpsichord. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- 5555. Free. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. John Tuttle, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. • 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series. In Michelangelo's Mirror: Song settings by Wolf & Shostakovich. Sterling Beckwith, bass; John Hawkins, piano; Prof. Konrad Eisenbichler, commentator. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • 1 2:30: Noonday Chamber Music at Christ Church Deer Park. Brahms in Love. Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, duets etc. Dahne Michele, soprano; Melodia de Almeida, alto; John Botton, tenor; Norman Nurmi, bass; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill & Stephanie Martin, piano. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211 . Free. • 8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Miriam Makeba. Hammerson Hall. 905-306- 6000. to . • 8:00: Music Gallery. Owls in Daylight CD Release. Various forms of free improvisation. Nick Fraser, percussion; Quinson Nachoff, tenor sax; Justin Haynes, guitar; Ronda Rindone, clarinet. 1 79 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ,. • 8:00: Music Toronto. Shostakovich Quartet. Borodin: Quartet #1 in a minor; Shostakovich: Quartet #13 in b minor, Op.137; Ravel: Quartet in F major. Janl" Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. W. 366- 7723. ,. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. The World of Henry Purcell. Purcell: intimate love songs, brazen trumpet airs, fanciful chamber pieces, majestic anthems. Paul Agnew, counter tenor; Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337. ,,. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 15. ,

Oct 16/97 SHOSTAKOVICH QNARTET Celebrating 30. seasons of great string playing in the Moscow Conservatory tradition, the SHOSTAKOVICH QNARTEt opens Music TORONTO's 26th season Werner & Bryan Epperson, Joel Quarrington, Peter Longworth & Tom Wiebe, Scholarship students from The Glenn Gould Professional School. 273 Bloor ' St. W. 408-2824 ext.321 . 00 (includes reception & tax receipt). • 8:00: Sine Nomine. 1497- Voyage to an Inhabited Land. Music of the Old World from five centuries ago & native music of the New World from a tradition transmitted orally over the same five centuries. Donna Augustine & Catherine Martin, Mi'kmaq performers. Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103 Bellevue Ave. 638-9445. ,. • 8:00: St. John's United .Church. John Arpin in Concert. Part of 40th Anniversary '============~ FRIDAY OCTOBER 1 7 Concert Series. 2 Nobert Rd. • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Showcase for Ontario Artists: Moshe Hammer, violin; Lenny Solomon, violin; Richard Whiteman, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. • 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Puccini: Turandot. 7:15pm: free pre-performance talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See October 2. • 8:00: Elora Festival & University of Guelph. Michael Burgess, tenor. River Run Centre, Guelph. 519-763-3000. ,. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Janina Fia/kowska, piano. Chopin: 24 Preludes Op.28; Sonata #2 in b flat minor Op.35; other works. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Solo guitar music py Rodrigo, Barrios, Domeniconi & Gilardino; duos by Glick & Giuliani. Michael Bracken & Willie Weibe, guitars. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 487-8112.,,. • 8 :00: Opera York, William Shookhoff, artistic director. Rossini: La Cambia/e di Matrimonio; Puccini: II Tabarro. Performers include: Barbara Dunn-Prosser, Roland Fix, Joel Katz, Eric Shaw, Adele Kozak, Nina Scott-Stoddard, Sylvain Landry, Igor Emelianov. Vaughan City Playhouse, Bathurst & New Westminster. 905-709-4057.,. • 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Opening gala concert of Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall. Performers include: Andre Laplante, Les lie Kinton & J ames Anagnoson, Dianne Agincourt. 491-1 224. 2 . • 8:00: Tafelmusik. The World of Henry Purcell. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See October 16. SATURDAY OCTOBER 18 • 3:00: York Symphony's Master Series. Great Classics. Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde; Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2; Brahms: Symphony No.4. Guest Artist, Manlio Pinto, piano. Marylake Shrine, King Township, 416- 4 1 0-08 60. 9' 1 5. • 8:00: Cleostarr Productions. Recital by Michael Jones, piano. An intimate evening of contemporary/ classical piano intertwined with story and verse. Special guest Ron Korb, flute. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • 8 :00: Deer Park Concerts. Organ Recital. Mark Toews, organ. Music of Alain, Clerambault, Dupre & Hindemith. 129 St: Clair Ave. w. 962-3381.. • 8:00: Elora Festival & University of Guelph. Michael Burgess, tenor. River Run Centre, Guelph. See October 17. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Ne w England Ragtime Ensemble, Gunther Schuller, music director. Music of the Ragtime & Dixieland eras. Farewell tour. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Mississauga Philharmonic, Sinfonia Mississauga & Mississauga Symphony. Hammerson Hall Opening Concert. Jana Skarecky: Opening Fanfare to Hammerson Hall; Tchaikovsky: 181 2 Overture; Saint-Saens: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso; Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto; Italian arias, & more. Ernianno Mauro, tenor; Joseph Macerollo, accordion; Alvin Tung, guitar; Janey Choi, violin; John Barnum, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga. 905-274- 1571. . • 8:00: Montgomery's Inn. Celtic Airs for Fiddle and Voice. Presentation of celtic songs & musical pieces. Marion Schaffer, voice; Shari Lundy, fiddle; Mary Louise Sutherland, piano. Part of Arts Etobicoke Autumn Artsfest. Community Room, 4709 Dundas St. W. 394-8113.,. • 8:00: North York Concert Band. Big band, show music, · traditional band favourites. Special guest Kathryn Moses (saxophone, flute and vocalist) at the Ontario Science Centre, Imperial Oil Auditorium, 482-1398.,. • 8:00: Opera York, William Shookhoff, artistic director. Rossini: La Cambiale di Matrimonio; Puccini: II Tabarro. Vaughan City Playhouse. See October 17 . • 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Music Gathering. Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger; Dusatko: Traces of becoming ... ; Canteloube: Chants de I' Auvergne; Bizet: Carmen Suite; Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite. Frances Pappas, mezzo ·soprano; Dairine Ni Mheadhra, conductor. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 261 -0380. ,,. The Guitar Society of Toronto Presents: Michael Bracken and Willie Weihe Friday October 17, 1997 8 PM In a joint recital of guitar solos and duos by: :::=:;~.~~m·§~&l.~~;::·m~m~q~~q~ '~q~·:m~l.~~i9.,::: Heliconian Hall 3 5 Hazelton Ave. 23 • 8:00: Sine Nomine. 1497- Voyage to an Inhabited Land. Holy Rosary Church, 354 St. Clair W. See October 1 7. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. The World of Henry Purcell. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See October 16. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 15. · • 8:00: University of Toronto Wind Symphony & Concert Band. Hidas: Requiem; Wilby: Dawn Flight; Copland: Outdoor Overture; The Red Pony, Film Suite; Davis: Variations on a theme of Schumann. Lisa Griffiths, contrabassoon; University of Toronto Concert Choir, Lori-Anne Dolloff, conductor; Stephen Chenette & Cameron Walter, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. . • 8:00: York Region Hospices. Voices for Hospice. Handel: Messiah sing-along. Marta McCarthy, director. St. Mary Immaculate Church, 10295 Y onge St. Richmond Hill. 0. sine nomine 1497- Voyage to an Inhabited Land Friday. October 17. 8 p.m., .'it. ,'itephen-in-the-Fields .'iaturday, October 18, 8 p.m., Hu~v Rosm:v Church / Call 416-638-9-'45 Deer Dark Concerts Organ Recital Mark Toews Chair of the Toronto Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists Music of Alain, Clerambault, Dupre and Hindemith Saturday October 18 at 8pm Deer Park United Church, 129 StClair West 962-3381 ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY LISTING SOURCE

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