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Volume 4 Issue 2 - October 1998

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Whole Note's Comprehensive Concert Listings: We make every effort to ensure accuracy but ... Mistakes happen. Plans change. Please use the numbers provided to phone ahead .. PLEASE NOTE: The first performance ONLY of Music Theatre listings is included in the Daily Listings; for the complete run, runs already in progress and detailed schedule, please see the Music Theatre section, pages __ . ••• 1_2:1 0: St. Paul"s Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St .. East. 961-8116. Free. ••• 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series: Philip Thomson, piano. Blumenfeld: 24 Preludes. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. ••• 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Puccini: Tasca. David William, director; Richard Bradshaw, conductor; Sylvie Valayre, Cesar Hernandez, Jean-Philippe Lafont & other singers. 7:15: pre-performance discussion. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. 5 to 0. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. ••• 8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. The Mikado. Opera by Gilbert & Sullivan. Directed & choreographed by Brian Macdonald. 41 41 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,evenings; , matinees. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. ••• 8:00: Massey Hall. Laurie Anderson. Intimate evening of stories and songs, musing about the future of art, technology & contemporary culture. 15 Sh'uter St. 872- 4255. to . ••• 8:00: Tafelmusik. String Extravaganza. Concertos by Carelli & Locatelli; symphonies by C.P.E. Bach & Mendelssohn; divertimenti by Rossini & Mozart. Trinity-St. Paul's, 427 Bloor St. West. 964-6337. to . ••• 8:00: Tivoli Renaissance Project. A Day in Hollywood; A Night in the Ukraine. Book & lyrics by Dick Vosburgh; music by Frank Lasarus. A look at the movies and musicals from the 1930's, combined with comedy in the Marx Brothers Toronto's Premier A Cappella Ch~mber Choir invites you to A PARTY to launch its Compact Disk Recording "A CAMERATA CHRISTMAS" The event, timed to coincide with Artsweek, features live music, a free reception and an opportunity to meet the members of the choir. Saturday October 3 from 7:30 to 9:00pm THE CHURCH OF ST. LEONARD 25 WANLESS AVENU£ 2 blocks north of the Y onge/Lawrence subway station The church is wheelchair accessible Email: or phone (905)-841-799-1 for· information tradition. 1 08 James Street, North Hamilton. 905-777- 9777. ,(group rates available). FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. ••• 8 :00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rachmaninoff: Die Toteninsel (Isle of the Dead), Op.29; Mozart: Piano Concerto #13 inC m~jor K.415; Sibelius: Symphony #4 in a minor Op.63. Alexei Lubimov, piaoo; Jukka-Pekka Saraste,' conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828..75 to . ••• 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Paul Mason, piano, plays music of Chopin. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. ••• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Tchaikovsky: Trio in a minor Op.50; Haydn: Trio in A major #7; Debussy: Premier Trio in G major. Mayumi Seiler, violin; William Findlay, cello; Alexander Tselyakov, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. to . ••• 8:00: Reprise Concerts. · Company. Music & lyrics by Sondheim; book by George Furth. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. to . FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. ••• 8:00: Sinfonia Mis~issauga. A Magic Flute. Mozart: Divertimento K.137; Mercadante: Concerto in e minor for flute & strings; Burge: Forgotten Dreams; Dvorak: Serenade for Strings. Leslie Newman, flute; John Barnum, conductor. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. .50. ••• 8:00: Tafelmusik. String Extravaganza. Trinity-St. Paul's. See October 1. ••• 7:30: Cantabile Chorale. 25th Anniversary Concert of Celebration. Robert Richardson, director. Thornhill United Church, Elgin St. 905- TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE 731-8318. ,. ••• 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Bellini: Norma. James Robinson, director; Stephen Lord, conductor; Marina Mesch.eriakova, Ruxandra Donose, Jean-Pierre Furlan & other singers. 7:15: Pre-performance discussion. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 87 2-2262. 5 to 0. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. ••• 8:00: Chamber Music Kincardine. Alexander Tselyakov, piano, in Recital. Works by Rachmaninoff, Scriabin & Prokofiev. Malcolm Place Kincardine. 519-396- 8310. ••• 8:00: Massey Hall. English Chamber Orchestra & Pinches Zukerman, conductor/soloist. Bach: Violin Concerto in E major; Neikrug: Suite from Los Alamos; Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major. 15 Shuter St. 872-4255. to . ••• 8:00: Opera York. From Georg to .George. Music by Handel, Berlioz, Lehar, Coward & Gershwin. Gwenlynn Little, soprano; Emile Belcourt, baritone; William Shookhoff, piano. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416-469-0086. ,. ••• 8:00: Recital of Art Songs & Operatic Selections. Sepideh Eslahjou, soprano; Beatrice Carpino, mezzo soprano; Brett Chapman, tenor; Doug Tranquada, baritone; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 489-4567 ext.275. Free; donations to the church welcome. ••• 8:00: Tafelmusik. String Extravaganza. Trinity-St. Paul's. See October 1. ••• 8:00: Tapestry Chamber Choir. Magnificat! Bach: Magnificat in D; other works. Gary Curran, tenor; Apollo Chamber Orchestra; Andrew Slonetsky, conductor. All Saints Anglican Church, King City. 905-727-8704. . ••• 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Voices of Light/The Passion of Joan of Arc. Einhorn's score combined with showing of Dreyer's silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928). Full orchestra & soloists; Noel Edison, conductor. Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle. 872-

1111 . 9 to . ••• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See October 1 . ••• 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Day Showcase - U of T Choirs. Lori-Anne Dolloff, James Pinhorn and Wayne Strongman, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. . McMichael Volunteer Committee. Music at McMichael. Martha Johnson, singer/children's entertainer. McMichael Gallery, 10365 Islington Ave. Kleinburg. 595- 0404. Free with admission to the Gallery: ,,. ••• 2:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Stars of Tomorrow. Chausson: Poeme for violin & orchestra; Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin & viola; Arutunian: Trumpet Concerto; piano concertos by Beethoven, Haydn, Bach & Mozart. Clifford Poole, David Zafer & Steve Chenette, conductors. Scarborough Civic Centre, 1 50 Borough Drive. 879-5566. Free. ••• 2:00: Mississauga Central Library. John Arpin in Concert. Noel Ryan Auditorium, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West. 905- 615-3500. ,. ••• 2:30: 100th Monke,y' Oasis. Afternoon of Music & Stories. Harvest Moon & Thanksgiving celebration with Michael Jones, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 925-7633. ,. ••• 2:30: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Louis Lortie, piano. Beethoven: Sonatas Op.26 "Funeral March," Op.28 "Pastorale," Op.27 #1 & Op.27 #2 "Moonlight." George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . ••• 2:30: Off Centre Music Series. My Mediterranean. Music of Rossini, Hahn, Hovhaness, Ravel, de Falla. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; lnna Perkis & Boris Zarankin, piano 4 hands; Stuart Hamilton, piano & host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. ,. ••• 3:30: Tafelmusik. String Extravaganza. Trinity-St. Paul's. See October 1. ••• 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Music for solo violin. Deborah Howell, violin. 270 Gladstone. 536-3160. Free. ••• 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Chancel Concert. Julia Keeling, soprano. 56 Queen St. East. 363-0331 . Free. ••• 8:00: Chamber Music Kincardine. Haydn: Trio in A major #7; Debussy: Premier Trio in G major; Tchaikovsky: Trio Op.SO in a minor. Mayumi Seiler, violin; William Findlay, cello; Alexander Tselyakov, piano. Malcolm Place, Kincardine. 519-396-8310. ••• 8:00: Toronto Philharmonic Society. Catherine Manoukian, violin, in Recital. Chopin: Cello Sonata in g minor (arr. Ranjbaran); R. Strauss: Sonata in E flat major; Tartini: "Devil's Trill" Sonata; Vieuxtemps: Yankee Doodle Variations. Akira Eguchi, piano. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,. ••• 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Works of Dupre & Alain. Giles Bryant, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. ••• 8:00: Music Gallery. Toronto Improvised Music Series. Structured & free improvisation; composed pieces. This Moment; Wrist Error. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. . ••• 12:00 noon: York University Dept. of Music. Music at Noon. Jazz & improvised music. Glen Halls Quartet: Glen Halls, piano; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; AI Henderson, bass; Mark Hundevad, drums. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4 700 Keele. 736-5186. Free. ••• 12:30: Yorkmirister Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Eric N. Robertson, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922- 1167. Free. PATRICIA O'CALLAGHAN Toronto's most versatile singer The Bar Code Room Ted's Wrecking Yard 549 College St. Thurs. Oct 22 • 9:30 pm .00 at the door ***** Critics love Youkali her debut CD ((With youthfol ins(Juciance, Patricia O'Callaghan enlivens a set of cabaret and art songs ... A thoroughly charming album. " BILLBOARD " ... a winning album in no small part because of the singer's considerable interpretive powers and her expressive, honey-sweet voice. " NOW For information or a free catalogue of MARQUIS CLASSICS recordings Te1690-7662 Fax 690-7346

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