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Volume 5 Issue 1 - September 1999

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Queen's Square, Cambridge. 519-623-1080. ,(sr), O(st). --- 8:00: Ontario Youth Choir. First Christian Reform Church, 33 Shirley St. Barrie. 705-429- 7815. ,. Thursday October 07 Overture; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4. len Hobson, piano; Horst Forster, conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane. 905-526-6556. to ; to (sr/st). HONOURABLE MENTIONS --- 1 O:OOam: City of Hamilton/ McMaster University/American Liazt Society. Great Romantics Festival· The Songs of Cornelius. Sophie Grech, mezzo soprano; Ashkenaz: A Festival of New Melanie Spanswick, piano. Yiddish Culture: Convocation Hall, McMaster The following events take place University, Hamilton. 905-529- at Lakeside Terrace, 235 7070 ext.23674. Queens Quay West. 973- --- 11 :15am: City of Hamilton/ 3000. McMaster University/Americlll"' *September 1 7:00: Lerner & Liszt Society. Great Romantics Wall. Original jazz-influenced Festival· John Clegg, piano, in compositons based on a wide Recital Music by Chopin-Liszt, range of modern Jewish poetry Brahms & Schumann. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, *September 1 9:00: Anne in Yiddish and English. Free. Hamilton. 905-529-7070 Kalmering Trio: From Cordoba ext.23674. to Vilna. Yiddish songs, theatre, --- 2:30: City of Hamilton/ songs & Sefardic romances. , McMaster University/American Free. Liazt Society. Great Romantics *September 2 7:00: Willy Festival: fan Sadler, organ, in Schwarz· Jewish Music Around Recital Elgar: Organ Sonata the World. Examples of vocal & (1898); Liszt: Fantasy & Fugue instrumental traditions of the on B.A. C. H. Dr. Hayden Jewish Diaspore, from Spain to Maginnis, host. Christ's Church Yemen, India to the Ukraine. Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Rick Lazar, percussion. Free. Hamilton. 905-529-7070 *September 2 9:00: Khevrisa. ext.23674. A taste of the old klezmer --- 3:15: City of Hamilton/ kapelye as it has existed from McMaster University/American the 17th to 20th centuries in Liszt Society. Great Romantics Poland, Galicia & Belorussia. Festival· Chamberworks. Music Free. by Schubert & Beethoven. *September 4 11 :OOpm: David Christ's Church Cathedral 252 Krakauer's Klezmer Madness/ James St. North, Hamilto~. 905- Krakauer: A Klezmer Tribute to 529-7070 ext.23674. Sidney Bechet. David Krakauer, --- 8:00: .New Hamilton Orchestra. The Great Romantics. *September 5 6:30: Willy clarinet & ensemble. Free. Cornelius: Barber of Bagdad Schwarz: Jewish Music Around BACHt2000 a millennia! celebration at Sf. James' Cathedral of Christianity's greatest musician Ten lunch hour recitals of Bach's Organ Works by Christopher Dawes and Michael Bloss begin September 14 at 1pm and continue the second Tuesday of every month Sunday 31 October, 4:30pm- Eve of All Saints Bach Reformation Day Hymn Sing - Watch for more events into 2000 *" For more information: (416) 364-7865 the World. See September 2. *September 6 1:30: Lerner & Wall. See September 1 . *September 6 2:30: San Francisco Klezmer Experience. Blend of Bay Area-Roots­ Kiezmer, Yiddish folk and art song & improvisational jazz. Jeanette Lewicki, singer; Daniel Hoffman, leader. Free. Cafe at tha Centre, 454 Parliament Street. 925-7222. Cosy candlelit atmosphere, coffee, herb teas, baked goods. Air-conditioned! *Sunday nights, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. That's when the Dave Broadfoot Studio in the Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre is transformed into Cafe At The Centre Open Stage - for musicians/performers of all persuasions. Special feature performer each Sunday. Free; donations welcome. Sonavista presents TOO LATE TO LIST September 10: rough idea/CKLN 88. 1. L'Orkestre des Pas Perdus (O.P.P.J 486 Spadina Ave. 975- 0909. . September 25 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse. Brenda Lewis & Eclectic Friends. 843 Watson Rd. S. Arkell. 519-763-7528. . September 26 7:30: Burlington Concert Band. Fall Concert. St. Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 634-1809. Free will offering. October 2 8:00pm: Downsview Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Drago Yorkwoods theatre, 1785 Finch Ave West (east of Jane). 410-4164. , . '::M.usic is poetry; poetry is music. ' musicians: Nancy Walker, Kieran Overs, Allan Molnar, Geordie McDonald,· Doreen Smith poets: Dennis Lee, Susan Perly, David Donnell Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. Sat., Sept. 11, 1999 8:00 pm .00 at the door CO's on sale www.earthwave.comf--geordie

WholeNote's 1999/2000 Member Profiles continued from page 25 . Toronto Choral Society Address: 255-1543 Bayview Avenue Toronto ON M4G 3B5 Tel: 41 6 41 0-3509 Artistic Director: Geoffrey Butler ·Accompanist: William O'Meara President: Catherine Brennan Established in 1845, The Toronto Chorai Society is one of the city's oldest choirs. Every Wednesday evening at 7:30 more than 65 men and women from across the greater Toronto area meet for rehearsals at St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, John Street, in downtown Toronto. The Toronto Choral Society welcomes individuals from the community with previous choral experience who strive for excellence in ensemble singing. Our members come from many diverse cultural backgrounds and that diversity is reflected in the music we perform - everything from grand choral works to popular tunes to folk songs from around the world. Under the accomplished leadership of artistic director, Geoffrey Butler, the choir presents two major concerts a year exploring a wide range of choral repertoire. res is proud of its commitment to the musical life of the community and contributes by performing at special events for non-profit organizations. Toronto Children's Chorus Address: 119 Spadina Ave. Suite 305, Toronto ON M5V 2L 1 Phone: 416-932-8666 Fax: 41 6-932-8669 E-mail: Marking its 21st season, the Toronto Children's Chorus and Founder/Music Director Jean Ashworth Bartle C.M., 0. Ont. celebrate the rise of the new millennium with joyous musicmaking by our next generation of artists, the children! The Chorus walks the path to .human rights with the · Syracuse Children's Chorus, in the premiere of Srul Irving Glick's Psalm · Trilogy (November 14); bids farewell to an era with Derek Holman's Sir Christemas, performs Canadian carols with guests, harpist Judy Loman and percussionist Beverley Johnston (December 18); offers sacred works including t_he premiere of Eleanor Daley's Prayer of St. Francis with The Victona Sc?olars (April 8); hosts the celebrated Sir David Willcocks, conductl_ng his own setting of Five Shakespeare Songs (April 16); and JOUrneys to the dawn of the 1st millennium with mezzo-soprano Catherine Robbin in the world premiere of John Greer's The Beginning of the W~rld and Cha Ka Nin's Carla's Poems (May 6). Toronto Early Music Centre Tel: (41 6) 966-1409 E-mail: Website: Artistic Director: Frank Nakashima Mailing Address: 427 Bloor Street West, Box 17, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1 X7 This non-profit organization promotes the appreciation of historically informed performances of early music in the community through sponsorship of concerts and activities such as lectures, workshops, exhibitions and masterclasses with visiting and local artists. Duo L 'Intemporel; featured in TEMC's first concert of the seasson, September 12 Benefits of membership include: discounts to several early music events; a subscription to the quarterly Toronto Early Music News which contains a calendar of upcoming events, reviews, profiles, essays, etc.; borrowing privileges from the TEMC library of books and recordings; participation in music circles (e.g. viola da gamba, or vocal music circles); free admission to the Musically Speaking presentations of early music performed on original or replica instruments, at ·the Royal Ontario Museum at 2:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month (September to June). The 15th annual Early Music Fair will take place at the ROM on Saturday, September 25th, from 11 :00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. (free admission to TEMC members). Membership: individual; family; student/senior. Toronto School of Music Canada Address: 349 Queen Street West Ste. 201, Toronto ON M5V 2A4 Phone: 416-260-1882 Fax: 41 6-222-8928 The Toronto School of Music Canada is a joint effort by a large group of extremely talented and world-renowned musicians to bring• first rate musical instruction in classical, contemporary, and jazz music to Canadian as well as international students in the city of Toronto. The senior·faculty staff includes: Marueen Forrester, Gabor Carelli, Mary Liu, Colin Yip and William Shookhotf. We have already held two student concerts and a complete concert production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in 1999. We otTer a Professional Performance Diploma for high school graduates, a Professional Advanced Certificate Program for professional students, and General Music Education for children (ages 4 and up) and adults. Besides, our International Opera Centre otTers a one year professional opera training program with William Shookhoff. Toronto Sinfonietta Artistic Director: Matthew Jaskiewicz Administrator: Carolyn McGee Phone: 233-7468 Fax: 233-1 054

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