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Volume 8 Issue 1 - September 2002

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  • Toronto
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OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE Ashkenaz: A Festival of New Yiddish Culture. Shumm Bumm. Buchbinder: Piece derived frrim Shostakovich: Violin Concerto# 1 Op.77; diverse compositions performed by 8 roosicians, circus performers/clowns & audience. Sept 2 5:30. Brigantine Room. York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973-3000. Ashkimaz: A Festival ilf New Yiddish Culture[Toronto Jewish Folk Choir: Gebirtig: Der zinger fun noit (The Singer of Misfortune): Dramatized roosical montage with nan:ators on the ite, music & lyrics of Mordecai Gebirtig. sept 2 3:30. Lakeside Terrace, Y prk Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-9.73-3000. Canadian Opera Company. Stravinsky: ' Oedipus Rex; Symphony of Psalms. Michael Schade, Ewa Podles, Peteris Eglitis, Robert Pomakov, Michael Colvin, performers; Bernhard Kontarsky, comfuctor. Sep 27, Oct 3,9, 12: 8:00; Oct 1: 7:00; Oct 6: 2ill. f'ri!.perfonn

ANNOUNCEMENTS, WORKSHOPS, LECTURES, ETCETERA ANNOUNCEMENTS *September4, 11, 18,2511:00am: Toronto Music Garden. 45-minute walking tours led by Civic Garden Centre volunteer guides. Visitors learn about the design & history of the garden inspired by Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. Self-guided 70-minute audio tours hosted by Yo· Yo Ma and Julie Moir Messervy are also available. 475 Queens Quay West. 416-973- 3000. Volunteer-guided tours free; self -guided tours (rented atthe Marina Quay West office, 539 Queens Quay West). *September 12 6:00: JAZZ91.1. Ritmo_Azul CO Release Party. Arrangements & composi· tions of leader Rob Thaller. Latin jazz ensemble: horns, piano, b"ass & 3 pe1cussionists. Sax On Yonge, 545 Yonge St. 416-968· 7665. Reservations recommended. *September 12: Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate. Jazz on the 16. Evening of jazz & outdoor dining with The Joe Sealy Quartet/ Paradiso Restaurant. Historic grounds & gardens of Erchless Estate, 8 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-3384400. *To September 13: Sculpture. Society of Canada. Sound Sculpture Show. Sound sculpture by Barry Prophet, Invitational Guest Artist. Performances September 6 & 13, 12:30 & 1 :30. Exchange Tower, 130 King St. West. 416· 214-0389. . *September 14 2-5pm: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. An Afternoon in the Garden. Informal musical performances . throughout the afternoon; refreshments; silent auction. Performers include Kirk Elliott, fiddle/ guitar; Catherine Keenan, hurdy gurdy; Alicia Bisha & Eleanor Verrette, violins; Alison Melville, recorder/traversal Norwegian willow flute & others. Garden &-Fellowship Room, St. George· the-Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-5884301. . Proceeds to the 2002-03 concert season. *September 20,21,22: Port Hope All Canadian Jazz Festival. Devoted exclusively to showcasing Canadian jazz musicians. Young Jazz Showcase & Vocalist Series; buskers; free concerts at Memorial Park band shell, on streets, ·& in restaurants; master classes conducted in shops and pubs. Memorial Park & Walton Street, Port Hope. 905-342-1107, *September 21 9am-6pm: Artsweek/St. Lawrence Market. Global Roots festival Non· stop international musical entertainment & dancing on stage, from communities such as Armenian, Barbadian, Bolivian, Chilean, Chinese & many others. 92 Front St. East. 41-6-368-8743. •September 211 Oam-4:00: Artsweek/Roy Thomson Hall. Open House. Dozens of classical, jazz & world music mini-concerts in the lobbies, outdoor patio stage & newly renovated auditorium; sonic playground; instrumental petting zoo. 60 Simcoe. 416-5934822. Free. •September 21 11 am: Artsweek/Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre' Centre. free Guided Tours of the last Operating Double Decker Theatre in the World Includes new and restored· lobby spaces, samples of original vaudeville scenery, theatre museum exhibit. 189 Yonge St. 416·31.4·2871.Free. •September 2112:00 noon-5:00: Artsweek/T oronto Early Music Centre. Toronto Early Music fair. Performances, ANNOUNCEMENTS ••• ETC CONTINUES CALLING ALL COMPOSERS! The Exultate Chamber Singers are excited to announce their Canadian choral compositfon competition! Th~ winning work will be performed May 9, 2003, ' with the Rachmaninoff Vespers. Deadline: - February 14, 2003. Prize: - ,000 Cdn. Requirements: - Sacred, a cappella - 3-6 minutes in length - For mixed adult voices FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ENTRY FORMS, CALL 416-971-9229 OR VISIT WWW.EXULTATE.ON.CA. m:oronto, Qfarlp :ffiu~ic

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