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Volume 4 Issue 2 - October 1998

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a ••• 7:00: York

a ••• 7:00: York University Dept. of Music. Liszt and the Moderns. Music by Liszt, Southam, Schmidt, Louie, Kuzmenko & Koprowski. Christina Petrowska, piano. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4 700 Keele St. 736- 5186. Free. ••• 7:30: High Park Girls' Choir & Boys' Choir of Toronto. lntergenerational Concert. The Tune-Agars. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 535- 0386. Donation. ••• 8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Colours in the Storm. Musical telling the story of the mysterious death of painter Tom Thomson. 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306- 6000. ,. ••• 8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. Nathaniel Deft Chorale. Repertoire drawn from classical, spiritual, gospel, jazz, folk music & blues of black composers. Joe Sealy, special guest; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor; Eric Friesen, host. 250 Front St. West. 205- 5555. . ••• 8:00: Toronto Symphony. Mozart: Adagio in E major K.261; Rondo in C major K.373; Chopin: Piano Concerto #2 in f minor Op.21; Beethoven: Romance #2 in F major Op.50; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra Op.48. · Navah Perlman, piano; ltzhak Perlman, conductor/ violin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828..75-. presents the Nathaniel Dett Chorale directed by Brainerd Blyden-Taylor Wednesday, October 7 8p.m. Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front St. West Tickets Box Office: 416-205-5555 Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. & 2 hrs. before performance csctrradiQ)NE csc f!o ra d i.Q~ ••• 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles: Standards; students arrangements anc( compositions. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. ••• 9:45am: Great Romantics Festival. Aspects of Liszt. Liszt: Two Concert Studies; Waldestrauschen; Gnomenreigen; Polonaise #2 in E major. Alberto Portugheis, piano. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 1 0:45am: Great Romantics Festival. Aspects of Liszt. Debbie Erftenbeck & Gerry Keeling, piano duo. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-529- 7070 ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 11 :45am: Great Romantics Festival. Aspects of Liszt: A Glance into the Future ... Liszt: Les Jeux d'eaux a Ia Villa D'Este; Nuages gris; Unstern! Sinistre, Disastro; Bagatelle without tonality; Hungarian Rhapsody #19 in d minor. Malcolm Troup, piano. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-529- 7070 ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 12:00 noon: University of Guelph School of Fine Art & Music. Music for Percussion & Electronics. JERK (Experimental Electro-Acoustic Group): John Ad.ams, electronic musician; Erin Donovan & Rob Power, percussion. Music Room 107, MacKinnon Bldg. 519-824- 4120 ext.2991. Free. ••• 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Sharon Beckstead, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961-811 6. Free. ••• 1 2:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Noonday Chamber Music: French Horn Duets. Lisa Booth & Neil Spaulding, horns. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211. Free. ••• 1 :30: Women's Musical Club of Toronto. Maxim Philippov, piano. Schumann: · Fantasiestucke Op.12; Rachmaninov: 13 Preludes Op.32; Bell: Danse Sauvage ·Noonday Chamber Music at Christ Church Oct. 08, 12:30 French Horn Duets. Lisa Booth & Neil Spaulding, horns. Oct. 15, 12:30 Lieder Recital. Songs by Strauss, Brahms & Loewe. Paul Grindlay, bass b~ritone; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, piano. Oct. 22, 12:30 Vocal Duets. Michelle McLeod, soprano; Melodia de Almeida, mezzo soprano; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, piano. Oct. 29, 12:30 Sound the Trumpet. Paul Sanvidotti, trumpet; Stephanie Martin, organ. , For further information please contact the church office at 920-5211 or fax 920-8400 Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street, Toronto TORONTO"$ ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSI"CAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE (Toronto premiere). 12:00 noon: Tuning Your Mind: free lecture in Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg. to enhance today's concert. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 923-7052. ; free to faculty & students from U of Toronto & Royal Conservatory of Music. ••• 2:00: Great Romantics Festival. Of Love and Longing. Schumann: Song-cycle "Frauenliebe und Ieben"; Liszt: 3 Liebestraume; Brahms: 3 Lieder. Sophia Grech, soprano; Melanie Spanswick, piano; Vanessa Dylyn & Robert Latimer, readers; Richard Gale, host. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 905-529- 7070 ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 3:30: Great Romantics Festival. Of Love and Longing. Strauss: Melodrama "Enoch Arden". John Amis, orator; Melanie Spanswick, piano. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674.(~c~des registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 4:00: Great Romantics Festival. Of Love and Longing. Music of Mendelssohn, Reger & Franck. ian Sadler, organ. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration). ••• 8:00: Great Romantics Festival. New Hamilton Orchestra. Weber: Oberon Overture; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1; Brahms: Symphony #1. Kemal Gekic, piano; Horst Forster, conductor. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane between King & Main. 905-526-6556..

••• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Janice Weber, piano, in Recital. lves: Sonata #1; Bloch: Sonata (c.1938); Liszt: Mephisto Waltz, Berceuse, Historical Portraits; Schumann: Kinderscenen; Strauss­ Friedman: Waltz. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Yeung St. West, Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. to . ••• 8:00: Mozart Society. Boccherini: Violin Sonata in B flat major Op.5 #1; Mozart: Violin Sonata in F major KV 374d; Fragment einer Suite KV 399; Beethoven: Violin Sonata in D major. Colin Tilney, fortepiano; Stephen Marvin, violin. Sunderland Hall, 175 St. Clair W. 324-9118. suggested donation; members free. ••• 8:00: Music Gallery. Michelle Verheul. Solo works by van de Ven, Donatoni, Gentile, Barroso, Janssen, Kuratg & others for clarinet & bass clarinet. 1 79 Richmond St. West. 204-1080.,. ••• 8:00: New Hamilton Orchestra. The Great Romantics. Weber: Oberon Overture; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Brahms: Symphony No. 1. Horst Forster, conductor; Kemal Gekic, piano. Hamilton Place, Summers Lane, Between King & Main. 905-526-6556. to . ••• 8:00: StanDeArt. Golden Polish Classics: Halina Czerny­ Stefanska, piano. Works by Chopin, Szymanowski, Paderewski & Zarebski. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555.. ••• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Tti10mson Hall. S11e October 7. Fnday Oct ••• 11 :30am: Great Romantics Festival. The Magic Wand of Youth. Mahler: Piano Quartet (1876); Strauss: Piano Quartet in c minor (1883). ChamberWorks. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674.(~cludes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Maria Gacesa, clarinet; Susan Archibald, piano. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. ••• 2:00: Great Romantics Festival. Of Poetry and Prose. Willan: Prelude & Fugue; readings from Lamartine. Mayor Robert Morrow, organ; Robert Latimer, reader; Dr. Hayden Maginnis, host. Central Presbyterian Church, 1 65 Charlton Ave. West, Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 2:30: Great Romantics Festival. Of Poetry and Prose. Liszt: Piano Cycle "Harmonies poetiques et religieuses". Alan Fraser, David Peaker, Malcolm Troup & others, performers; Princess Carolyne von Sayn­ Wittgenstein, speaker. Central Presbyterian Church, 165 Charlton Ave. West, Hamilton. 905-529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 8:00: Great Romantics Festival. Of Poetry and Prose. Recital of pieces composed or arranged for piano by Liszt. Nadejda Vlaeva, piano. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton. 905-529- 7070 ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). · ••• 8:00: Music Gallery. Toronto Improvised Music Series Two. The Raunches; Chenaux/Fiock/Gennaro. 179 Richmond St. West. 204- 1080. . I ••• 8:00: Riverdale Concert Society. Beach: Violin Sonata; Howells: Clarinet Sonata; Blomfield Holt: Suite #2 for Violin & Piano; Reinecke: Fantasiestucke for Clarinet & Piano. Ellen Meyer, piano; Daniel Kushner, violin; Stephen Fox, clarinet. The Chapel, THE RIVERDALE CONCERT SOCIETY Our first concert of the 1998-99 season! An evening of Romantic 20th Century chamber music Howells: Clarinet Sonata; Amy Beach: Violin Sonata, and more! at: The Chapel, Victoria University 2nd Floor, 91 Charles St. West Friday October 9, 1998, 8:00pm Tickets: .00/.00 For information call 416-465" 7 443 Victoria University, 91 Charles St. West. 465-7443. ,. ••• 1 0:15am: Great Romantics Festival. Of Poetry and Prose. Lieder by Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Wolf & Wagner. Andree Back, soprano; Melanie Spanswick, piano. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West, Hamilton. 905-529- 7070 ext. 23674. (includes rei;Jistration for 4-day Festival). ••• 11 :15am: Great Romantics Festival. Of Poetry and Prose. Brahms: Sonata in e minor; Rachmaninov: Sonata in g minor. Coenraad Bloemendal, cello; Valerie Tryon, piano. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West, Hamilton. 905 ~ 529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 1:30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Young People's Concert: The Terrible Concert!! Music by Beethoven, Grieg, Kabalevsky, Khachaturian, Dvorak & others. Platypus Theatre, guest artists; Mario Duschenes, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828. . ••• 2:00: Great Romantics Festival. Of Sa/lades, Legends, Novellettes & Cradle-Songs. Music for piano by Brahms, Liszt, Schumann & Chopin. Joseph Banowetz, lan Hobson, Nelita True, Janice Weber, William Aide & other performers; Alex Baran, host. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West, Hamilton. 905- 529-7070ext. 23674. (includes registration for 4-day Festival). ••• 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse Concert. Arke/1 Harvest Harpfest. Saint-Saens: The Swan; other popular romantics classics. Patricia Johnston, harp; Kimberly Shippey, flute. 843 Watson Rd. S. Arkell. 519-763-7528.. ••• 8:00: Beach Arts Centre. By George, I'm Baroque - A Concert for the Love of Music. Bach: Violin Concerto in d minor; vocal tribute to George Gershwin; selection of baroque music. Anne Butler, mezzo soprano/actress; James Swan; violin; Craig Winters, piano; Chris Lal, classical guitar; other performers. 1852 Queen St. East. 690-4552. . ••• 8:00: Massey Hall. Joshua Redman Band & Cyrus Chestnut Trio. An evening of jazz. 15 Shuter. 872-4255. to . ••• 8:00: Music Gallery. Hear and Now. Flying Music for guitar & percussion; Uncritical Mass for guitar, flutes, percussion & poets. 1 79 Richmond St. West. 204- 1080.. ••• 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. 'Bev & Joe - Musical Partners Par Excellence. Beverly Johnston, percussion; Joe Macerollo, concert accordion; young artist: David Carivallano, accordion. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Avenue. 922-3714.,. ••• 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Hildegard of Bingen. Katherin·e Hill, singer and guests. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 966-1409. Free with museum admission: ,. ••• 3:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. Music Mwicat -W~ W.ayn.e (Jilp.in, 9Ji1tecto4 o.f .M.u.lic Praise Choir-Thurs. 7:30-9:00 p.m./Sun. 10:30 a.m. Classical and contemporary Christian repertoire. ALL SINGERS WELCOME! Thanksgiving Service-Gcrober 11 - 10:30 a.m. with Brass Quinter and Praise Choir Willan, Hymn Medley, Brass and Organ! Come and be a part of it! Willowdale Presbyterian Church, 38 Ellerslie Ave. {416) 221-8373 (OffYonge, just North of The Ford Centre) TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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