23rd ANNUAL DIRECTORY OF MUSIC MAKERS

Welcome to The WholeNote’s 23rd annual Blue Pages directory of our region’s music makers. It’s been a bumpy ride getting to this point, and we hope you’ll enjoy perusing the profiles that follow, submitted both by presenters who are forging ahead with pandemically appropriate plans for 2022-23, or whose detailed plans are still uncertain.

Thanks to all those who have once again opted in with a WholeNote membership and profile: for your faith in and support for what we do; and for having faith in yourselves, finding the resilience needed to move forward in these very uncertain times.

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Profiles will be kept up-to-date online here, as new ones arrive or more information is available.

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Presenters | Arts Services


canary sitelinkRachel Pryce
416-992-8741
rachel.pryce@akdn.org
www.agakhanmuseum.org

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Aga Khan Museum 2022Opened in 2014 in Toronto, the Aga Khan Museum is home to over 1,000 masterpieces showcasing the arts of Muslim civilisations, from the Iberian Peninsula to China. Its dynamic collection of manuscripts, scientific instruments, paintings, ceramics, and metalwork continues to evolve through new acquisitions.

Now spanning the 8th to the 21st centuries, this collection shows the enduring power of tradition in contemporary art. Its mission is to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contribution that Muslim civilisations have made to world heritage.

Through education, research, and collaboration, the Museum fosters dialogue and mutual understanding. As a vibrant educational institution, the Museum encourages the full spectrum of public engagement with its diverse permanent collection of more than 1,000 objects and its ever-changing roster of exhibitions and innovative programmes - including music and dance performances, theatre, lectures, workshops, and film screenings.

canary sitelinkOlimpia Lombardi
416-922-2014, x35
olimpia@alliance-francaise.ca
www.alliance-francaise.ca

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Alliance Française Toronto 2022Alliance Française Toronto provides a culturally immersive experience through over 100 events every year, including concerts (classical, jazz, world music, pop, folk), theatre plays, art exhibitions, lectures, book launches, kids events, movie screenings, French classes for all ages and many other social events. Events take place in our 150-seat theatre and our art galleries.

canary sitelinkJennifer Petrilli
416-446-0188
info@amadeuschoir.com
www.amadeuschoir.com

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Amadeus Choir of Great TorontoThe Amadeus Choir is a semi-professional choir with 90 members from the GTA and surrounding communities. Each season, the choir presents a four-concert subscription series, in addition to performing with other choral and instrumental ensembles at concerts, public events, and benefits. Founded in 1974, the Amadeus Choir, now under the direction of Artistic Director and conductor Kathleen Allan, has become known for its professionalism, exceptional musicality, and diverse, high-quality programming.

For 2022/23, the choir will present a full season of live choral performances at a special subscription rate.

  • October 29, 2022: ‘Carmina Burana/Tubular Bells’ - Amadeus joins TorQ Percussion Quartet, the Bergmann Piano Duo, and the Toronto Children's Chorus for a choral experience like no other.
  • December 17, 2022: ‘Let Us All Be Merry!’ - Enjoy holiday favourites by Canadian composers with opportunities for the audience to sing!
  • April 2, 2023: ‘Vespers’ - Amadeus collaborates with the Guelph Chamber Choir to premiere new Canadian works and Rachmaninov's transcendent All-Night Vigil.
  • May 27, 2023: ‘Nîpîy's Songwalks’ - This finale includes the premiere of a new major work about Indigenous water sovereignty by Cris Derksen, with an immersive outdoor performance.

canary sitelinkKaija Corlazzoli
416-408-0208
kaija@amiciensemble.com
www.amiciensemble.com

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Amici Chamber EnsembleAmici Chamber Ensemble celebrates 33 years as one of Canada’s finest and most distinguished chamber music ensembles. Artistic Directors, clarinettist Joaquin Valdepeñas, cellist David Hetherington, and pianist Serouj Kradjian, invite some of the finest musicians to join them in innovative and eclectic programming, celebrating friendship through music. Alongside numerous broadcasts of their concerts on national radio, Amici Chamber Ensemble’s recordings have placed them firmly among the world’s best chamber musicians and garnered the ensemble two JUNO awards.

Amici's 2022/23 concert season is at Trinity St. Paul's Centre:

  • October 16 - “La Flute Enchantee”: The best music for flute and chamber ensemble! A French program featuring flute sensation Marina Piccinini.
  • November 13 - “Brahms Trio”: Chamber music at its best, featuring Amici’s original trio: clarinet, cello and piano.
  • March 5 - “Musica Da Camera”: Featuring Spanish and Latin music/composers and the added feature of celebrating a commission by renowned Mexican composer Arturo Márquez.
  • April 16 - “From Strauss to the Orient”: A mesmerising musical journey from Strauss’ songs to Ravel’s Shéhérazade and Lebanese songs featuring soprano Joyce El-Khoury.

canary sitelinkJoanne Eidinger
416-458-4434
joeidinger@gmail.com
www.annexsingers.com

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The Annex Singers 2022The Annex Singers of Toronto, now in its 43rd season, is a spirited, auditioned choir with an eclectic repertoire spanning seven centuries. Under the dynamic and creative leadership of Artistic Director Maria Case, the choir performs three concerts annually, collaborating with an array of professional soloists and ensembles. Recent large-scale works include Poulenc’s Gloria, Dobrogosz’s Jazz Mass, Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor, and the acclaimed original choral drama December Diaries. The Annex Chamber Choir, an ensemble drawn from the main choir, is dedicated to presenting gems from the chamber repertoire. We provide ongoing professional development to choir members, engage in community outreach, and encourage young singers with a sponsorship program.

In our 2022/23 season, we are continuing our tradition of creative programming with three concerts featuring an exciting repertoire focused on contemporary choral music:

  • “The Winter Garden”, December 3, 2022
  • “Into Flight: Art Songs and Choral Works”, February 11, 2023
  • “Voices of Earth”, May 13, 2023.

Rehearsals are on Monday evenings at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church on Huron Street. We welcome experienced singers - please visit our website to arrange an audition.

canary sitelinkAllison Walsh
647-344-2254
awalsh@artoftimeensemble.com
www.artoftimeensemble.com

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Art of Time EnsembleRenowned concert pianist Andrew Burashko formed Art of Time Ensemble in 1998 by inviting a group of like-minded musicians and prominent figures in dance, theatre and other art forms to perform one-off concerts in Toronto. The company has gone on to become a leader in Toronto’s vibrant performing arts scene, through its subscription season at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre, regular appearances at Koerner Hall, album releases, performances with leading Canadian orchestras, and the tours of its unique offerings to dozens of cities throughout Canada and the United States.

Exploring the relationship between classical music in its many forms and other genres such as jazz, pop, electronica, rock, folk, electroacoustic, gospel and others, Art of Time seeks to reveal the qualities that lie at the heart of all great music.

canary sitelinkJason Douglas van Eyk
416-322-5928, x326
jason@azrielifoundation.org
www.azrielifoundation.org/amp

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Azrieli Music Prizes The Azrieli Foundation 2022The biennial Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) is Canada’s largest competition devoted to music composition.

AMP advances the Azrieli Foundation’s commitment to discovering, elevating and amplifying artistic voices that exhibit excellence and embodies its belief in music as a vital human endeavour that expresses our creativity, expands our worldview and fosters positive cultural exchange.

Open to the international music community, AMP accepts proposals for works from individuals and institutions of all ages, genders, nationalities, faiths and backgrounds, which are then submitted to its expert juries through an open call.

The three AMP prize packages – valued at $200,000 CAD per Laureate – currently makes it the top competition for music composition in Canada and one of the most substantial in the world.

On October 20, AMP will celebrate its 2022 Laureates with a Gala Concert in Montréal.

Past prize-winners include Canadian composers Keiko Devaux (2020), Kelly-Marie Murphy (2018) and Brian Current (2016), Dutch-born American composer Yotam Haber (2020), Israeli-born Australian composer Yitzhak Yedid (2020), Israeli-American composer Avner Dorman (2018), and US-based Polish composer Wlad Marhulets (2016).

canary sitelinkAngela Vanderstelt, President
info@barrieconcertband.org
www.barrieconcertband.org

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Barrie Concert BandBarrie Concert Band has been an integral part of the amateur music scene in Barrie since 1869 and is considered the oldest music organization in the City of Barrie.

Over the years the band has fulfilled a year-round musical role in Barrie by participating in various city events, presenting regular summer and winter concerts and providing music at local senior’s homes and churches, averaging about eight concerts per year.

The longevity of the Barrie Concert Band is due to its faithful membership, the City of Barrie’s financial support, sponsors, honoraria from some of their concerts and the loyalty and support of its audiences. This money is used to purchase new music and cover ongoing operating costs.

The Barrie Concert Band’s mission is to uphold and maintain the true spirit of the concert band. The ensemble’s goal is to enrich the lives of local musicians in a positive manner and to strive to continually improve and achieve high musical standards as well as enhancing the lives of community members.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our free or ticketed concerts and sharing our passion for music!

canary sitelinkEldon Earle
416-306-2342
eldone@coc.ca
www.coc.ca

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Canadian Opera Company 2022The Canadian Opera Company is Canada’s largest opera company, known for its artistic excellence and innovation, as well as attracting some of the world’s best opera performers. The company performs with its own acclaimed COC Orchestra and COC Chorus., and its spectacular home base at the Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts in Toronto serves not only as a national stage but local hub for diverse musical artists and creators that reflect the city’s wide-ranging cultural influences. General director Perryn Leech joined the company in 2021, forming a leadership team with music director Johannes Debus and deputy general director Christie Darville.

canary sitelinkPatty Hargreaves
416-879-5566
patty_hargreaves@cathedralbluffs.com
www.cathedralbluffs.com

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Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra 2021Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra brings to life some of the greatest musical masterpieces, presents internationally-acclaimed performers, and helps introduce some of Canada’s rising stars in their debut performances with a symphony orchestra. The Orchestra has been performing for Greater Toronto audiences since 1986.

The 2022/23 season promises six exciting evenings of new compositions and traditional favourites under the baton of Maestro Martin MacDonald. Highlights include Canadian composer Vivian Fung's Prayer, Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major, Neilsen's Clarinet Concerto, and Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor. Soloists include the young piano prodigy Ryan Huang, violinist Aaron Schwebel, cellist Rachel Mercer and Graham Lord on clarinet.

Looking for an orchestra to play in? Send your inquiries to us via email.

 

canary sitelinkParish Office
416-531-7955, x2
office@stmarymagdalene.ca
www.stmarymagdalene.ca

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The Gallery Choir at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Toronto has enjoyed a distinguished reputation since its founding by the world-renowned composer, organist and conductor Healey Willan in the 1920s. It sings at the 11am Solemn Mass every Sunday at SMM, and on feast days throughout the year. The repertoire, strongly rooted in the tradition established by Healey Willan, includes many mass settings and motets from the Renaissance to the modern works of contemporary composers. As in Willan’s day, the choristers are all volunteers. A prize-winner in the first CBC Radio Competition for Amateur Choirs in 1976 and again in 2008, the Gallery Choir has made over a dozen recordings, and continues to offer concerts at SMM and beyond. Membership is by audition.

canary sitelinkJennifer Collins
647-678-4923
larry@confluenceconcerts.ca
www.confluenceconcerts.ca

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Confluence Concerts"An act or process of merging": Confluence produces joyous, daring and thought-provoking events within a warm atmosphere of intimacy and discovery. Artistic Associates Larry Beckwith, Marion Newman, Andrew Downing, Patricia O'Callaghan and Suba Sankaran curate a wide variety of stimulating programs. 2022/23 highlights include the world premiere of The Drawing Room by composer Ian Cusson and librettist Andre Alexis; Boccheriniana, featuring a guest ensemble led by cellist Elinor Frey; an 80th birthday celebration of master Indian drummer Trichy Sankaran, featuring Trichy, Autorickshaw and a number of his students; a weekend of events entitled “Tłabat'si: Copper Box Project”, initiating a network of Indigenous performing artists; a CD release event featuring Patricia O'Callaghan, the Gryphon Trio and Alice Ping Yee Ho; a concert entitled “Songs of Syria”, curated by Andrew Downing, featuring members of the Canadian Arab Orchestra; a season-ending variety show entitled “All the Diamonds”, words and music inspired by the night sky and many more events to be announced throughout the season. Most events take place at Heliconian Hall, 918 Bathurst or St. Thomas's Church Huron Street. Join us for pre- and post-show receptions.

 

canary sitelinkDarryl Edwards
647-272-6232
info@cosacanada.org
www.cosacanada.org

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COSA Canada 2022We perform the extraordinary! With tremendous talent and fascinating performances, COSA Canada: The Centre for Opera Studies & Appreciation welcomes you! We lift your spirits with the transforming experiences of Canada's young and emerging opera artists. We excite the music in everyone - the story-singers on stage, and the story-catchers in the audience! In house concerts, performance premieres, operas in concert, staged productions, artist profiles, and restaurant opera pops, COSA Canada celebrates and illuminates humanity indelibly, with authenticity and integrity.

COSA Canada is a registered Canadian charitable organisation.

canary sitelinkRachel Condie
519-661-3767
musicevents@uwo.ca
www.music.uwo.ca

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Don Wright Faculty of MusicDon Wright Faculty of Music at Western University in London, Ontario is situated in a research-intensive university on a campus that is inviting and striking. It is a supportive environment that enables students to grow artistically and academically, with a family-like atmosphere and strong focus on community. Our students are among 600 of the brightest and most talented young artist scholars, who come to study in one of our many undergraduate and graduate programs.

In our 2022/23 season, we are excited to welcome the public back into our venues in person to experience the incredible diversity of musical styles and genres our students, faculty and guest artists have to offer. From student ensemble performances (choirs and opera to orchestra, band, jazz, percussion, contemporary and early music), new pop and salsa bands, faculty concerts, and our signature 'Fridays@12:30' series, we are pleased to bring performances to you in person, and select options at home via livestream.

canary sitelinkEsther Farrell
226-384-9300
boxoffice@theedisonsingers.com
www.theedisonsingers.com

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The Edison Singers 2022Once more, from the top...

When The Edison Singers, a fully professional chamber choir, started in 2019, we were immediately challenged by all the starts-and-stops that every performing arts group faced during the COVID pandemic. So this upcoming season is literally our second new beginning.

Over the next performance year we will embark on two international recordings and present concerts we’ve been polishing and perfecting but unable to perform before a live audience. These include the Fauré and Duruflé Requiems, the Rachmaninoff Vespers (All Night Vigil), a delightful programme of Folksongs & Spirituals, and a luminous Messiah. We will also present our popular concert of Christmas music with many of the carols appearing in our new Christmas CD for Naxos entitled The First Nowell.

Most of these programs will be performed several times in different venues. Our home base is Guelph and Elora but we love to share our concerts with our many patrons in Toronto and Niagara.

“We have an outstanding ensemble of singers - t­­heir energy, spirit and commitment to The Edison Singers is remarkable. They truly inspire me. We can’t wait to see you at a performance this season.” - Dr. Noel Edison

canary sitelinkJessie Iseler
416-217-0537
info@elmeriselersingers.com
www.elmeriselersingers.com

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Elmer Iseler SingersElmer Iseler Singers (EIS) is a 20-voice professional chamber choir based in Toronto and founded by the late Dr. Elmer Iseler in 1979. Directed by the acclaimed Lydia Adams, the Singers are known for tonal beauty and interpretive range, and valued for their contributions to masterclasses and workshops with schools and community choirs.

The Elmer Iseler Singers have 15 recorded CDs featuring Canadian music. EIS with Toronto Symphony Orchestra were 2019 Grammy-nominated and 2019 JUNO-awarded for the brilliant Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Chandos CD recording, with Peter Oundjian conducting. EIS are 2014 National Choral Award recipients and JUNO nominees for “Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance” for Dark Star Requiem with Tapestry Opera and Gryphon Trio in 2017, and for David Braid’s Corona Divinae Misericordiae with Patricia O’Callaghan in 2019.

We are pleased to announce that the Elmer Iseler Singers will present three in-person concerts as part of their Toronto season. October 22: “Walk and Touch Peace”, with a premiere by Timothy Corlis. December 9: Handel's Messiah with special guests the Viva Chamber Singers, orchestra and soloists. April 30: “Springtime Spirit in Song” with a premiere by Matthew Emery.

canary sitelinkCatherine Wilson
416-768-8856
cwpianist@me.com
www.ensemblevivant.com

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Ensemble VivantPioneering tour-de-force Ensemble Vivant’s innovative genre-diverse programming is rich with passionate, deeply communicative playing that touches the hearts and souls of listeners of all ages. EV are ODEG artists with 15 internationally acclaimed CDs. "EV’s latest CD - iFugue ~ A World of Fugues - is an imaginative exploration of fugues from around the world and across the centuries, this album is beaming with creative sonic adventures....each with a message and a beauty of its own." - The WholeNote, July 2021.

EV’s live/virtual programs for children/seniors (endorsed by the scientific community) are conducted through Euterpe (musicisthekey.org) and were awarded: Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant (2020); Canada Council Grant (2021); Levante Foundation Grant (2022).

“…the highest-level chamber music-making. No matter the genre, there is magic in EV's music-making.” - Jazz Icon Rick Wilkins, C.M.

“Chamber music at its evocative best!” - The WholeNote

"This disc is not only a fine listen, but one to revisit again and again." - La Scena, July 2021.

“…beautiful, poised performances...capture the passion and verve…Wilson’s piano gives this music unerring drive and plenty of sparkle.” - Toronto Star.

canary sitelinkCameron Dube
416-815-7887
info@espritorchestra.com
www.espritorchestra.com

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Esprit Orchestra 2022Esprit Orchestra is Canada's only full-sized, professional orchestra devoted to performing and presenting new music.

Founded in 1983 by Music Director and Conductor, Alex Pauk, Esprit’s commitment to commissioning and advancing contemporary music has set it apart as one of the few organizations of its kind on a global scale. Esprit consistently collaborates with outstanding composers, and performs with first-class soloists and ensembles from Canada and abroad.

With a dynamic annual subscription concert series, this skilled 65-member orchestra presents music that is otherwise unavailable in Canada, always performed to the highest standards in the acoustically acclaimed Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.

In the 2022/23 Subscription Season, Esprit Orchestra will celebrate their historic 40th anniversary with a vibrant and dynamic program featuring iconic composers from the past 40 years, including Unsuk Chin, Alexina Louie and John Rea, while continuing to bring new music to Canadian audiences from composers like Christopher Goddard, James O'Callaghan and Andrew Staniland.

canary sitelinkLauren Mayer
416-433-5495
info@etobicokecentennialchoir.ca
www.etobicokecentennialchoir.ca

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Etobicoke Centennial ChoirAfter a joyous return to live performance in May 2022, Etobicoke Centennial Choir looks forward with great anticipation and hope to a full season of live choral music.

Entering its 55th season, Etobicoke Centennial Choir is an auditioned SATB community choir that enriches its choristers and audiences through inspired performances of diverse choral repertoire, ranging from classical masterpieces to contemporary compositions and popular music.

ECC is an inclusive choir that welcomes new singers. We offer a challenging and supportive choral music experience, facilitated by our music director, collaborative accompanist and section leads. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:45pm at Humber Valley United Church in Etobicoke. Some prior choral experience and the ability to read music is recommended.

2022/23 Season Preview:

  • On December 10, 2022: ‘Sing We Joyfully’ features J.S. Bach’s stunning Magnificat, with vocal soloists and baroque orchestra.
  • On April 1, 2023: we welcome spring and have some fun on 'The Sunny Side of the Street', an eclectic concert of show tunes, folk songs, spirituals and popular music.
  • On June 3, 2023: ‘Musica Borealis’ will showcase beautiful and diverse music from Canada and other northern climes.

canary sitelinkRob Hunter, president
416-245-1983
hunterrg1@bell.net
www.eccb.ca

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Etobicoke Community Concert Band 2021The Etobicoke Community Concert Band, which was founded in 1995, is back after a two-year layoff due to COVID. There are 40+ great musicians who provide an eclectic variety of music for all ages. We have four formal concerts scheduled at Etobicoke Collegiate. The first concert will welcome back the audience with "Great music...right in your own backyard!"

The band has received awards from the Governor-General of Canada, MPs, and the Mayor of Toronto for their musical excellence. We play formal concerts, as well as many concerts in the park, to long term care facilities for those who cannot attend in-person. The band rehearses every Wednesday night at Etobicoke Collegiate, 89 Montgomery Rd. from 7:30pm to 10pm. You can join us at join@eccb.ca. Our Conductor/Director of Music John Edward Liddle has led the band from its beginning and he brings out the best from the talented musicians who play with us.

Our first concert will be held on October 28, 2022 at 8pm to 10pm. Other concerts will be held on:

  • Friday, December 16, 2022
  • Friday, March 31, 2023
  • Friday, May 26, 2023

Tickets are $15 and children under 12 are free. They can be purchased through our Box Office by calling: (416) 410-1570. Come out to hear one of the most exciting bands.

canary sitelinkToby Fletcher
416-239-5665
info@eporchestra.ca
www.eporchestra.ca

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Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra 2022The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra (EPO) has been celebrating symphonic music in Etobicoke for over 60 years.

The EPO returns to a full season of live performances for its 2022/23 season. A season’s ticket is a gateway to some of Canada’s most acclaimed soloists and the greatest music ever written. Hear Kara Hubert performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; flautist Lauren Yeomans and harpist Rosemary Soenen performing Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto; and soprano, Christina Haldane, performing a delightful collection of opera’s greatest hits.

With such majestic symphony performances as Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “The New World”, and Louise Farrenc’s Symphony No. 2, you won’t want to miss a concert!

Priding itself on being an affordable, accessible and welcoming concert experience, the EPO supports youth with its bi-annual Canadian Young Composers Competition and scholarship program for young upcoming musicians.

Visit our website for all the exciting details and reserve your seat for the show! Want to play in the EPO? Get in touch through our email for audition information!

canary sitelinkNancy Nourse
416-462-9498
noursewind@sympatico.ca
www.flutestreet.ca

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Flute StreetFlute Street, Toronto's Professional Flute Choir returns to the stage this season in October. The unique chamber ensemble is composed entirely of flutes from the tiny twelve inch piccolo through to the very rare twelve foot double contrabass flute. The group presents highly eclectic programs that include a mix of original works, settings of folk ballads, fascinating transcriptions of familiar classics, and a few ventures into the world of jazz and the popular. There are frequent guest artists. Versatility is Flute Street's watchword as members easily transfer from one size of flute to another. Occasionally, for variety from the full seven-octave range of the complete ensemble, Flute Street offers a selection using only the deeper-voiced altos, basses and contras. Or even present a piece exclusively for a dozen piccolos! Do join us this season as we welcome our new, talented composer/conductor, Isaac Page.

canary sitelinkGordon Mansell
416-769-5224
gdmansell@sympatico.ca
www.glionnamansell.com
www.organixconcerts.ca

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Glionna Mansell Corporation 2022Glionna Mansell Corporation is a music marketing agency, Allen Organ dealer and concert producer in the organ and choral performance genre. The company is an active supporter/promoter of emerging artistic talent alongside experienced world-stage performers. The activities and entities operating under the Glionna Mansell banner include: ORGANIX CONCERTS, Allen Organ Company in Ontario and Eastern Provinces, and touring/concert choir MOSAIC Canadian Vocal Ensemble. Gordon Mansell is Music Director and Titular Organist at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church - Toronto.

canary sitelinkQazim Kallushi
647-238-0015
info@gtpo.ca
www.gtpo.ca

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Now in its 15th season, the GTPO has become a unique organisation built upon a collaborative artistic model, a trusted partner for other arts groups and a showcase opportunity for young talented musicians. Under the baton of established conductors, and with the contribution of a select roster of guest artists, the orchestra continues to deliver a rich and challenging calendar of events within the GTA, an affirmation of its maturity and high artistic standards.

The GTPO is a full size orchestra of 50+ professional and amateur musicians who are committed and capable of handling an extended season and challenged to give their best performance in a demanding, supportive, non-competitive atmosphere. The orchestra rehearses on Sundays, 2pm to 5pm at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.

GTPO’s 2022/23 concert season will feature a fusion of musical genres, styles and guest artists to form a celebratory 15th season. Acclaimed Canadian duo Michael Bridge (accordion) and Kornel Wolak (clarinet), Toronto’s renowned conductor David Fallis, guest conductors Oliver Balaburski and Lorenzo Guggenheim will be collaborating with the orchestra in a season that promises to entertain the audiences and bring out orchestra’s best performances.

canary sitelinkAlyssa de Hoop
613-532-3340
a.dehoop@queensu.ca
www.queensu.ca/theisabel

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Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing ArtsThe Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (the Isabel) is a home for the creative arts at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a hub of vibrant artistic study, creation, and exhibition in our community. The building houses the Queen’s Department of Film and Media and the DAN School of Drama and Music, as well as the Isabel house season, which brings some of the most exciting and acclaimed musicians to its 567-seat concert hall. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, the Isabel brings together world-class arts spaces and programs with a captivating sense of place, creating a dynamic venue for our students and community to learn, discover, think, do, and experience together.

Opened in September 2014, the Isabel was designed by Oslo/New York-based firm Snøhetta and Ottawa’s N45, with acoustics and theatre design by ARUP and Theatre Projects Consultants. Anchored by a transformational gift to the Initiative Campaign from Drs. Alfred and Isabel Bader, the Isabel was inspired by the Baders’ love - of the arts, of Queen’s, and of each other - and is named in Isabel’s honour. Click here for a Virtual Tour.

 

canary sitelinkPat Keating
416-485-1988
www.jubilatesingers.ca

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Jubilate Singers 2022The Jubilate Singers is an SATB community choir performing music from a variety of cultural traditions under the direction of Isabel Bernaus. The choir enjoys singing in many different languages and collaborating with other arts organizations representing the cultural diversity of Toronto. The choir is particularly known for its expertise in Latin American music, performed with some of Toronto’s finest Latin American instrumentalists. Last year we rehearsed both virtually and in hybrid mode, produced an online concert and in May 2022 returned to performing in-person. In 2022/23 we will be rehearsing in person, with hybrid options as needed, and performing three in-person concerts. A highlight of the season is “Roots and Intersections”, a collaboration with Denise Williams and guest artists exploring the music of the Black, Jewish, and Muslim diasporas.

The Jubilate Singers is an auditioned choir with a Choral Development program for those who are not ready to audition and would benefit from additional attention to ear training and sight reading. We are an inclusive and welcoming choir that works to enhance the musical skills of all its singers, and we are always looking for new members!

canary sitelinkJobert Sevilleno
905-604-8339
gm@ksorchestra.ca
www.ksorchestra.ca

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Kindred Spirits OrchestraThe Kindred Spirits Orchestra (KSO) is a critically acclaimed, auditioned-based civic orchestra performing at the Flato Markham Theatre, the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, and the CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. In addition to performing concerts, the KSO offers several educational, community outreach, professional development and international cultural exchange programmes.

During the 2020 pandemic, the KSO quickly evolved and, by leveraging digital technologies and the Internet, transitioned to offering live concerts via broadcast and stream. As a result, the KSO is now attracting patrons from beyond the geographical boundaries of the Greater Toronto Area and from as far away as the USA, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. In 2021, the KSO became the first orchestra in Canada to migrate to a fully digital library platform that permanently replaced paper-based music parts with iPad Pro tablets made available to all musicians.

canary sitelinkAkshay Kaushik  
416-408-0208
akshay.kaushik@rcmusic.ca
www.rcmusic.com/performance

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Koerner Hall at the RCM 2022The Royal Conservatory’s Koerner Hall is “the greatest venue in this city” and “magnificent in its acoustics, as much as in its design” (Toronto Star). This concert season, you can enjoy more than 90 jazz, classical, world, and roots music performances - in the concert hall or live online - by extraordinary international and Canadian artists, including the annual 21C Music Festival. We look forward to sharing uplifting and inspiring live music with you!

canary sitelinkJenny Johnston
416-986-5537
info@mfchoir.com
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With over 150 singers, Mississauga Festival Choir is the largest and most spirited community choir in Mississauga. We first came together in 1984 to celebrate Mississauga's 10th anniversary, and we stayed together to celebrate the joy of singing in a choral community like no other. Our spirited singing springs from our no-audition policy. Everyone who loves to sing is welcome to join us, and audiences hear the joy in every song.

Under the leadership of David Ambrose, MFC performs many concerts, raises money for local charities, records professional CDs, holds an annual choral competition and tours the world.

canary sitelinkDan Bickle
416-593-5600, x231
Dbickle@standrewstoronto.org
www.standrewstoronto.org

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Music at St. AndrewsMusic at St. Andrew’s is a community outreach program of historic St. Andrew’s Church in downtown Toronto. This program was launched in 2011 with our purchase of a Bösendorfer Imperial grand piano, which we share with the greater community. The magnificent piano is used extensively in our free, mostly classical Friday Noontime Recitals featuring University of Toronto music students and professionals. The live, 45-minute recitals run from October-November and February-May. Join us October 7 for our new season launch.

On Saturday, December 3, our church will be decked with garlands and candles for an eclectic musical evening of sing-along carols and popular holiday favourites featuring jazz/pop, Celtic, Klezmer and steel pan performers. Free admission. Goodwill offerings accepted. More info on our website!

canary sitelinkDavid Dacks
416-204-1080
david@musicgallery.org
www.musicgallery.org

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The Music GalleryThe Music Gallery is Toronto’s centre for creative music. We present and promote experimentation and innovation in all forms of music, and encourage cross-pollination between genres, disciplines and audiences. Since 1976, we have occupied a valued position within Toronto’s musical ecology, presenting both internationally-renowned contemporary music and a wide spectrum of local artists and projects.

We are now located in the beautiful 918 Bathurst St. Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education, though this season most of our programming will be delivered online. We present the “X Avant Festival” during October, and “Emergents” (emerging artists) and “Departures” (off-site) series as well as unique main stage concert experiences throughout our season. We also partner with artists and arts organizations to co-present their work in our space, assisted by our highly experienced technical crew. Our season runs September through June with some off-season events.

canary sitelinkShannon Perreault
416-923-7052
wmct@wmct.on.ca
www.wmct.on.ca

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Music In the AfternoonThrough its “Music in the Afternoon” concert series, the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto (WMCT) presents chamber music concerts featuring musicians on the threshold of international recognition, as well as established artists and ensembles. Concerts are held Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm at Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, 80 Queen’s Park.

This year the WMCT celebrates its 125th season: Connection & Continuity. Concerts include our 2021 Career Development Award winner Michael Bridge, accordion, with Ladom Ensemble and Joseph Macerollo, accordion (October 6, 2022); Quatuor Despax with Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola, and Brian Manker, cello (November 17, 2022); Fjóla Evans, composer/curator, with Aizuri Quartet, VC2 Cello Duo, Talisa Blackman, piano and Krista Kais-Prial, vocalist (February 23, 2023); Marion Newman, mezzo-soprano, with Melody Courage, soprano, Evan Korbut, baritone, and Gordon Gerrard, piano (April 6, 2023); Mark Fewer, violin, with Thalea String Quartet, Chris Whitley, violin, and Jeanie Chung, piano (May 4, 2023). Artists and programs are subject to change. Please visit our website for regular season updates.

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416-366-7723, option 2
boxoffice@tolive.com
www.music-toronto.com

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Music TORONTO 2022Music TORONTO, a legacy organization in classical music, presents the world’s best chamber ensembles and solo pianists. Join the best audience in the city for live performances in a perfect small concert hall downtown.

2022/23 is a season in two parts. The traditional main season is five string ensembles and two pianists, still at the Jane Mallett Theatre, presents the Pacifica Quartet; the Lafayette and Borealis Quartets; the St. Lawrence Quartet with Toronto’s Odin Quartet; the Gryphon Trio, and two distinguished women pianists, Michelle Cann and Janina Fialkowska.

The season concludes with the “Small Ensembles Celebration”, three evenings in spring 2023, curated by Roman Borys, best known to us as cellist of the Gryphon Trio. A new initiative, in a new venue: an intriguing variety of ensembles will create unique “play lists” that connect and contrast Western classical traditions with other global music traditions. Full info coming in the new year.

Please join us for concerts traditional and ground-breaking, to engage in the special experience that is live concert music - enlightening, entertaining, inspiring, engaging.

canary sitelinkD. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
416-712-7740
brainerd@nathanieldettchorale.org
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The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is a 21-voice SATB professional choir based in Toronto, dedicated to performing Afrocentric music of all genres, including classical, spiritual, gospel, jazz, folk and blues. Founded by artistic director D. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor in 1998, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canada’s premier performer of Afrocentric composers and a touchstone for the education of audiences and communities regarding the spectrum of Afrocentric choral music. The mission of the NDC is to build bridges of understanding, appreciation and acceptance between communities of people through the medium of music. The Chorale has a three-concert season in Toronto, tours extensively each season and has released several CDs and DVDs.

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is artist-in-residence at the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas. Membership is by audition.

canary sitelinkColleen Burns
416-241-1298
9sparrows.arts@gmail.com
www.9sparrowsarts.org

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Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation marks its 29th season under the continuing leadership of artistic director Eric Robertson. Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation has presented a rich variety of concerts for Toronto audiences, including its popular weekly recital series as well as international groups such as King’s College Cambridge Choir and St. John’s College Choir. It has also featured Canadian artists including David Hetherington, John McDermott, Colin Fox, Sharlene Wallace, Anne Lindsay, John Johnson, Guido Basso, the True North Brass, the Gryphon Trio, and NEXUS.

Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation is also involved in the “City Carol Sing”, a large annual charity event that raises money for food banks across Canada.

Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the best in inspirational arts programming. It is governed by an elected volunteer board of directors and operates with the assistance of advisors from a variety of backgrounds, including event management, promotions, finance and business.

Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation, in cooperation with Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, begins its 2022/23 season on Tuesday, October 4th with the first recital in its weekly “Lunchtime Chamber Music” series.

canary sitelinkBoris & Inna Zarankin
416-466-6323
tickets@offcentremusic.com
www.offcentremusic.com

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Off Centre Music Salon 2022Off Centre Music Salon began as an attempt to find the magical, inclusive atmosphere of the Viennese and Parisian Salons of the 19th Century. Our goal was, and remains, to create an environment where music is intimately shared, concerts tell a story and a personal connection is present for the audience and performers alike. Our programs tell a story. Each concert is unique with repertoire rarely, if ever, repeated, including many Canadian "firsts".

2022/23 marks our 28th season. After the last few years, we feel an explosive bubbling-over of creative energy all around us. We can't wait to perform. Please join us at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre (Spadina and Bloor) on Sunday afternoons at 3pm. For more information and concert dates please visit our website.

canary sitelinkJennie Worden
416-467-7142
executive.director@orchestratoronto.ca
www.orchestratoronto.ca

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Orchestra Toronto 2022Orchestra Toronto is an orchestra created by passionate musicians within the community, for the community. We offer the enjoyment of music, foster education and music appreciation and support emerging Canadian talent. Our organization of volunteers is committed to making symphonic music accessible to a broad and diverse public beyond the concert hall.

Our 85-member volunteer orchestra, under the musical leadership of Music Director Michael Newnham, in the splendid acoustic of the George Weston Recital Hall in the Meridian Arts Centre in North York, rehearses weekly. In addition to our five-concert performance season, we offer annual conducting apprenticeships and youth fellowships, and sponsor a composition prize and concerto competition in alternating years.

canary sitelinkChoir Administrator
416-346-7918
info@orianachoir.com
www.orianachoir.com

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Oriana Womens Choir 2022Oriana is an auditioned ensemble of 24 amateur upper-voice singers with a long history of performance at a high artistic standard. Led by artistic director Mitchell Pady since 2011, Oriana explores the possibilities in choral music for upper voices, collaborating with a diverse range of artists to push the boundaries of typical expectations for upper-voice choral performances. We foster the creation of Canadian choral music, regularly commissioning works from Canadian composers for upper voices.

Oriana presents a three-concert series in November, March and June. Our first concert of the 2022/23 season will feature Don McDonald’s Fire-Flowers song cycle, and premiere performances of works written by Matthew Emery, Ben Keast and Marie-Claire Saindon. In March we welcome renowned Canadian composer Stephanie Martin to curate a concert of her compositions alongside works that inspired her writing. In our spring concert we will perform all-Canadian repertoire including premiere selections written by composition students from the Claude Watson program at Earl Haig Secondary School, whose creations were mentored by our artistic team over the course of the year. We look forward to welcoming you to the concerts in our 51st season!

canary sitelinkHelen Coxon
416-530-4428
info@orpheuschoirtoronto.com
www.orpheuschoirtoronto.com

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Orpheus Choir 2022Orpheus’ vision is to celebrate the power of choral music as an agent of social change and a passionate medium of artistic expression. The 65-voice choir, under artistic director Robert Cooper, champions the new and unusual in choral performance, commissioning and introducing new works and performing overlooked masterpieces.

Regularly working with living composers, and singing a wide range of repertoire in concerts with high production values, Orpheus has introduced audiences to many accessible works from the current generation of leading composers. Orpheus supports young emerging vocal talent through its highly respected Sidgwick Scholars Program and its newer Vocal Apprentice Program for high school singers.

Winners of the 2018 Choral Canada Award for Outstanding Innovation, Orpheus continues to present an “expect something different” experience! The 2022/23 season features the poetry of Leonard Cohen, music honouring Canada’s indigenous peoples, narrators Gabriella Sundar Singh and Amaka Umeh, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, an exploration of music and mental health in Allan Bevan’s Perfectly Mad, and much, much more.

canary sitelinkCynthia Hawkins
executivedirector@paxchristichorale.org
www.paxchristichorale.org

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Pax Christi ChoralePax Christi Chorale is a vital and ambitious 100-voice community choir that champions great choral music and performs a wide range of repertoire, from great historic masterpieces to newly commissioned works. Drawing on a broad base from across the GTA, the choir has built a loyal following, and continues to broaden its community and deepen its impact as a leading arts organization in the city. Pax Christi Chorale’s overarching aim is to experience the deep joys of choral singing, and to communicate that joy to our audience.

Under the artistic direction of Elaine Choi, Pax Christi Chorale presents four concerts over the 2022/23 season, including "Christmas Through the Ages" and "Children's Messiah" in December; "A Path to Hope", a celebration of Canadian resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic in March; and "Beethoven’s Silence", featuring Jake Runested’s A Silence Haunts Me and Beethoven’s Mass in C in May. Rehearsals are held Monday nights at the Avenue Road/St. Clair area.

canary sitelinkCarrie Libling
905-874-2800
carrie.libling@brampton.ca
therosebrampton.ca

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Performing Arts Brampton builds an inspiring community that reflects Brampton's spirit and diversity. Comprised of four incredible venues - The Rose Brampton, LBP Brampton, Cyril Clark Brampton and Garden Square Brampton - we offer magnificent performing arts venues and are an iconic feature of downtown Brampton. A vital part of our city, it is a destination for local and world-renowned performers, providing opportunities for audiences from Brampton and beyond to experience a wide range of talent in an extraordinary setting. Architecturally and acoustically sublime, the venue boasts two performance venues for large shows and intimate experiences. The Rose is where Brampton comes to life. Programming includes "The Rose Presents", "This is Brampton", "Arts Adventures", and "Lifelong Learning".

 

canary sitelinkPeg McCracken
705-745-1820
singers@peterboroughsingers.com
www.peterboroughsingers.com

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Peterborough Singers 2022The Peterborough Singers is an auditioned 100-voice community choir of adults and youth. We perform four concerts a year: a Yuletide concert, Handel’s Messiah, another oratorio, and one concert dedicated to music outside the box of regular classical programming. Past oratorios have included music by Bach, Verdi, Fauré, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn and many others. Past popular music concerts have been soul, folk, Celtic, Broadway, music by the Beatles, or music highlighting the work of a particular modern composer. Fortunately we are not limited by the lack of availability of sheet music for the popular music we wish to perform because of local associates who are able to create original arrangements for the desired repertoire.

Concerts this season are Yuletide Cheer, Handel’s Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, and Big Band Music.

Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings from September to the beginning of May at Murray Street Baptist Church in Peterborough. Prior to most rehearsals we provide ongoing educational initiatives which allow interested members to greatly improve their sight-reading or musical skill levels at no additional cost above the yearly membership fee. Auditions take place in May and September.

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647-779-5696
rezonance.ensemble@gmail.com
www.rezonanceensemble.com

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Rezonance Baroque EnsembleActive among early music performers since 2012, Rezonance Baroque Ensemble is one of the most exciting groups on Toronto’s classical music scene. Unafraid of improvisation and experimenting with new concert formats, and already known for giving entrancing performances that resonate with today’s audiences, Rezonance is well on its way to becoming one of the foremost chamber music interpreters in Toronto. Inspired by history and informed by the present, Rezonance leads audiences through the discovery of under-appreciated and unusual works, and new ways of hearing the classics, in a manner that is intimate, accessible, and fun, while maintaining the highest possible artistry.

canary sitelinkAndrea Warren
416-323-1403
www.salutetovienna.com

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Salute to Vienna 2021Celebrate the New Year with a joyful spectacle featuring celebrated singers, dazzlingly costumed dancers, and a full symphony orchestra. The exuberant music of Johann Strauss and his contemporaries springs to vibrant life with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Salute to Vienna recreates the beloved Neujahrskonzert, hosted each year in Vienna’s legendary Musikverein.

The short, effervescent pieces performed in the concert are brought to life by ballroom dancing and ballet, ushering audiences into the New Year with the charm of the old world.

canary sitelinkSvetlana Dvoretsky
416-737-6785
info@showoneproductions.ca
www.showoneproductions.ca

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For almost 20 years, Svetlana Dvoretsky and her full-service production company Show One Productions have presented some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, ballet companies and dance and theatre productions across Canada. The company has been responsible for such unforgettable collaborations as the premiere of the theatrical Brodsky/Baryshnikov, marking the Toronto return of the legendary dancer; and the exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime performance of Dmitri Hvorostovsky with Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov at the Four Seasons Centre in 2017.

Svetlana Dvoretsky is also a founder/producer of the innovative entertainment company Lighthouse Immersive Inc., which since 2020 has created Immersive Van Gogh, and other immersive experiences, featuring the likes of Klimt, Frida Kahlo and King Tut, which have been hugely successful not only in Toronto but also in other major centres across Canada and the U.S.

This fall, after having presented his sold out, enthusiastically received Koerner Hall solo debut in 2020, Show One - in conjunction with Cherry Orchard Festival - is proud to bring back pianist Lucas Debargue, one of the most original soloists on today’s concert stage, on October 29. Check the website for details.

canary sitelinkAndrea Budgey
416-638-9445
sinenominetoronto@gmail.com
www.pims.ca/amici/sine-nomine

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SINE NOMINE Ensemble for Medieval MusicSINE NOMINE was formed in 1991 to research and perform music from before 1500, and has given concerts in Canada, the United States, and the UK. The members have varied backgrounds in vocal and instrumental performance (wind instruments, fiddles, lutes, and percussion), musicology, and medieval history, language, literature, liturgy, theatre, and manuscript studies. In preparing repertoire, we draw on all these specialties, and work with improvisation and ornamentation, medieval pronunciations and tuning systems, hoping to create performances which speak to modern audiences (and would not have been wholly foreign to medieval listeners!) We blend vocal and instrumental music from medieval courts and churches with readings, and occasionally drama or liturgical action, to provide insight into the fascinating artistic and intellectual culture of the Middle Ages. SINE NOMINE is currently working on a project to present the diverse repertoire of a remarkable 14th-century northern Italian manuscript through both music and dance. Concert dates for 2022/23 are TBA; tickets will be available through www.brownpapertickets.com.

canary sitelinkKirk Thomson
416-504-1282
kirkt@soundstreams.ca
www.soundstreams.ca

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Soundstreams 2022Our 40th anniversary season is filled with concerts, compelling stagings and world premieres, all of which will reflect and pay homage to our distinguished past, while pointing the way forward for new Canadian music. For over 40 years, Soundstreams has commissioned and championed the music of the most gifted Canadian and international composers, taking work across the country and around the world, making Soundstreams one of the most influential Canadian cultural producers in operation today.

The 2022/23 season is presented with over 100 artists, both local and international, and in partnership with local companies including Tapestry Opera, Fall for Dance North, TO Live and Crow’s Theatre. Main Stage productions include “Choral Splendour: Music of Arvo Pärt and Paul Frehner”, the film Zipangu, from Michael Greyeyes, Surface Tension by Donnacha Dennehy, Electric Messiah, Steve Reich: Now & Then, and a new Canadian opera, Dragon’s Tale, from Chan Ka Nin and Mark Brownell.

canary sitelinkSabatino Vacca
905-681-6000
inquiries@southernontariolyricopera.com
www.southernontariolyricopera.com

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Southern Opera Lyric Theatre SOLO 2022SOLO formed in April 2015 and performed its first concerts in Burlington and Hamilton in September 2015 – the latter in celebration of Festitalia’s 40th Anniversary. The concerts were met with enthusiasm and excitement and spoke of a need for opera in the community.

The 2016/17 season marked our first season of main productions which included La Traviata and Tosca performed at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. We have performed at least two mainstage productions a year ever since. Interest has grown as witnessed by an increase in ticket sales from one production to the next.

We have further performed many fundraising concerts at local churches thereby increasing our fanbase, and increasing their appreciation of this valuable art from. To help develop this appreciation, apart from mainstage performances, we offer education programs for the public in the form of interactive lectures and informal talks through the main public library in Burlington, at Retirement Homes, and also prior to our mainstage performances at the Burlington Performing arts Centre.

We are also keenly interested in educating the youth in the community about opera and will work with local schools to let them experience this valuable art form, live.

canary sitelinkJudy Beal
416-769-5686
stolaves@stolaves.ca
www.stolaves.ca

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Located in the heart of Bloor West Village with a generous acoustic and beautiful sanctuary, St. Olave’s Anglican Church offers a music program strongly rooted in the Anglican tradition, incorporating music spanning across the centuries. Under the direction of Dr. Hanné Becker, St. Olave’s choir leads congregational singing at 10:30am Sunday services, as well as performs anthems and service music for the liturgy. Rehearsals take place on Thursdays from 7:30pm to 9pm and before the Sunday services at 9:30am. New volunteer members are welcome, and the ability to sight-read music is helpful. For more information about joining our choir, please contact Dr. Hanné Becker at music@stolaves.ca. To inquire about renting our space for a concert or recital, please contact the office via email.

Coming this Fall we are hosting three exciting events:

  • October 17 - Tracing the Tunes: Ralph Vaughan Williams and the English Folk Song
  • November 5 - Timeless Ensemble: Hanné Becker (organ) and Paulina Derbez (violin)
  • December 3 - Advent Concert with Diapente Vocal Quintet

For details, visit stolaves.ca/special-events.

canary sitelinkLana Leprich
1-833-964-6337
info@tafelmusik.org
www.tafelmusik.org

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TafelmusikTafelmusik is an orchestra, choir, and experience that celebrates beauty through music of the past. Founded over 40 years ago on the pillars of passion, learning, and artistic excellence, Tafelmusik continues to bring new energy to baroque music and beyond. Historically informed performances of 17th- to 19th-century instrumental and choral music share the stage with vibrant, insightful multimedia programs, and bold new music written just for the group. Each piece is played on period instruments, underscored and illuminated by scholarship.

Through dynamic performances, international touring, award-winning recordings, and comprehensive education programs, Tafelmusik invites audiences to engage with beauty and experience the breadth of emotion music can inspire.

Reunited and you’re invited in 2022/23 - live music is back! Tafelmusik Orchestra and Choir reunite and welcome a stellar group of guest artists including Avi Stein, Aisslinn Nosky, Rachel Podger, and Leila Schayegh in this season showcasing the beauty of baroque and beyond.

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