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Volume 4 Issue 2 - October 1998

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0 ill ill Ill ill Ill Iii Iii · ONCERT NOTES October 1998 Disc of the Month Masterpieces of the Romantic Piano Only .99 (suggested retail price) 8.553252 -~~F.~.: {:.::C-:.~· E~~; ~~ .. ~~1~~~~.· :!-.i..S:MI('"~~I.I'•f». x.;,xo,·· EARLY TO RISE October is a very good month for early (pre-Bach) music. If you were captivated by the sound-track for the flim Tous ks Matins du Monde, there are two concerts . you won't want to miss. The first of these will be two performances (October 23 & 24) by the Montreal viol duo, Les Voix Humaines, presented by the Toronto ensemble, the Arbor Oak Trio. And just days later the musician who has been credited with the revival of the viola da gamba, Jordi Savall, will perform at the Ford Centre with theorbo (bass lute) player, Rolf Lislevand. Savall performed the soundtrack for Tous les Matins du Monde, which precipitated a French Baroque craze that enveloped Europe in the 1980's. Still with early music: Sine Nomine Ensemble member, Katherine Hill will perform the music of Hildegard von Bingen as part of the Toronto Early Music Centre's series at the ROM on Sunday afternoon, October 11. October 16, Toronto's best known early music ensemble, the Toronto Consort with guest artist, Ben Grossman, will perform music associated with pilgrimages in the -middle ages. Duo l'Intemporale will bring us music for harpsichord and flute on October 23, and the Sine Nomine Ensemble, music from medieval nunneries on October 30. HIGH NOON Last month we drew attention to the organ recitals that take place in three Toronto churches at noon hour. But there are other noon hour recitals featuring other instruments. These take place at Christ Church Deer Park (Thursdays) and Walter Hall (Thursdays), and at Roy Thomson Hall on Fridays. On October 8, the first of the Christ Church Deer Park series will feature an unusual combination, two French horns, in recital. Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 .Canadian artist-conductor Georg Tintner 8.554215-16 ;~~1fi. M~•·:t'vniM ' ~~ Y.iS!, 1')~!:1-.:~.:il Fats Waller Sixteen Great Piano Solos, 1929-1941 8.554245 Music for a Sunday Afternoon "All in the Family" Sundays at 2:00 Eden United Church - Mississauga •Oct .18/98 • jan. 24/99 "Great Serenades" with Suzanne Schulman, flute and Belinda McGuire, Dancer "Harp a Ia Carte" with Erica Goodman, harp and Ben Miller, Boy Soprano "To Clara with Love" with Judith Kenedi 4 Peleg, piano Adult: / single - / series. Students &.. Seniors: $IS/single - / series + GST Please phone (905) 848-0015 for tickets. For more information: Tel: 905-848-0015 Beethoven!Toscanini Symphony No. 5-Triple Concerto 8.110801 Specializing in custom reproductions of classic double bass Amati, Busan. Peter CHANDLER Luthier; maker of fine double bass, cello, viola and violin. 10118 Ivan Dr., R.R. 1, llderton, On. NOM 2AO Canada

CORNUCOPIA So rub two French horns together and you get .... a whole month's worth it seems. The evening of October 23 the Faculty of Music horn ensemble will perform; October 15 soloist Soren Hermansson will perform the Richard Strauss Horn Concerto #1 with the North York Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor, Kerry Stratton; and October 16 Dr. Diana Brault will perform horn concerti by Mozart and Strauss with pianist, Neil Perkins at Montgomery's Inn. THE WORLD Erhu (Chinese one-string violin) virtuoso, George Gao will oe performing with another erhu virtuoso, Min Hui Feng and zheng virtuoso, Fan Shang-e on October 24 at Eastminster Church and on October 25 at Living Stone Assembly. Another concert of Chinese music is the first of the Music Umbrella series. Called "Art of the Chinese Flute", the soloist will be the Chinese flute virtuoso, Wei-Liang Zhang, at Eastminster Church on October 17. The Music Gallery's Master Musicians of the East series also offers Chinese music (Wei-Liang Zhang with Robert Kortgaard) October 18, followed by mrdangam master Trichy Sankaran and T. Viswanathan on October 22, and The BaJa Ensemble October 23. A highlight of the month promises to be.".Songs of the Silk Road", October 29, by Ghazal, one Iranian and two Indian musicians, all world-renowned performers in their own right, who together play music of both the Indian and Persian traditions. Arid on November 7 Music at Metropolitan's concert "Walk Together Children" combines Black and Jewish music including West Indian and Yiddish folksongs, spirituals and jazz. SOLO VOICE There will be two opportunities this month to hear rising star Isabel Bayrakdarian: ~~)),r{ Ghazal team PIANO .IY{~ Cost efficieut lessons to ;u:hle~e your shmt term specific goal: Piny IJy m1 ''' nnlns ''' !)llitm syll1iJPI,; W1 ilr~ n 111•~lody 01 pntl~ lnt n11y inslt. l'i

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