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Listings are based on information sent to WholeNote in advance by event presenters. Includes listings for the six-week period Sep 11 to Oct 23 which will remain in the updates until the last day of availability. More detailed information for each listing is available at our website www.thewholenote.com using our JustAsk feature. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, some events may be cancelled or postponed. Please visit presenters' websites or contact them directly for updates. The deadline for the next weekly update is Tue Sep 14 at 6pm. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe!

Sep 11 10:00am: Westben. Sounds in Nature. Andy Thompson, recording engineer. Mary West Trail, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 18, 25.

Sep 11 2:00: Westben. Bennet-Finley Family. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. LIVE

Sep 11 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Strings and Gelato: A Fundraising Recital & Ice Cream Social. Kreisler: Recitativo & Scherzo Op.6 (dedicated to Ysaye) for Solo Violin; Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite No.6 in D BWV 1012; Halvorsen: Passacaglia for Violin & Cello from Handel’s Suite in g; Schubert: String Quartet in a Op.29 D804 (Rosamunde). Corey Gemmell, violin; Tom Mueller, cello; Elizabeth Morris, viola; Ines Pagliari, violin. Women's Art Association of Toronto, 23 Prince Arthur Ave. Visit Strings & Gelato. $50(in-person recital & social); $20(online recital); $5(encore bids). Following the main program audience members will have the opportunity to bid on encore pieces. Recital will move indoors in case of inclement weather. LIVE & ONLINE 

Sep 11 3:00: Something Else! Festival. Saturday at Bayfront Park. Iva Bittová & Antonin Fajt; Ronley Teper & The Lipliners; Nimal Agalawatte; Film: Latcho Drom (Part 2). Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $15-$25(door); $15(adv).

Sep 11 7:00: Westben. André Laplante. Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat D960. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 12(2pm).

Sep 11 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14. Pärt: Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten; Shostakovich: Symphony No.14 Op.135. Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano; John Holland, bass; Michael Berec, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor. St. Maurice and St. Verena Cultural Centre, 3300 Hwy. 7 E., Markham. Call 905-604-8339 or visit www.ksorchestra.ca. $20-$30. On-stage discussion with soloists after the concert.

Sep 12 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization (TEMPO). Let's Play Again!: An Online Workshop. Francis Colpron, recorder & traverso. Email info@tempotoronto.net or visit www.tempotoronto.net. ONLINE

Sep 12 2:00: Westben. André Laplante. Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat D960. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 11(7pm).

Sep 12 7:00: Westben. Sammy Jackson and Tom Fleming. Sammy Jackson, vocals; Tom Fleming, guitar. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca.

Sep 13 7:00: Small World Music/Raag Maala Toronto. Pankaj Mishra & Andrew Kay. Recorded live at the Small World Centre, this performance provides an immersion into Indian Classical Music and showcases a Jugalbandi (duet), from the outstanding presenters. Pankaj Mishra, sarangi; Andrew Kay, saxophone & Himalayan singing bowls); Abbas Janmohammed, tabla. Call 416-536-5439 or visit https://smallworldmusic.com/shows/pankaj-mishra/. Free. ONLINE

Sep 14 7:00: Small World Music. Jaffa Road. Aaron Lightstone, oud & guitars; Tamar Ilana, vocals; Justin Gray, bass; Sundar Viswanathan, winds; Rakesh Tewari, drums; Shawn Rompre, electronics. Call 416-536-5439 or visit https://smallworldmusic.com/shows/jaffa-road/. Free. ONLINE

Sep 15 7:00: Browntasauras Records. Nick Maclean Quartet Featuring Brownman Ali. Modern jazz in the vein of Herbie Hancock's primordial 1960s quartet. Nick Maclean, piano; Brownman Ali, trumpet; Ben Duff, bass; Jacob Wutzke, drums. Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. Call 647-748-2099. PWYC. 

Sep 15 7:00: Small World Music. The Borderless Project. Five remarkable women unite their talents and traditions to explore music from across Asia. Amely Zhou, erhu; Roa Lee, gayageum; Heidi Chan, shinobue; Padideh Ahrarnejad, tar; Nour Kdn, percussion. Call 416-536-5439 or visit https://smallworldmusic.com/shows/the-borderless-project/. Free. ONLINE

Sep 16 6:30: SweetWater Music Festival. Coming Together Again: A Celebration Concert. Schubert: String Quintet in C D956; Selections from Tamar Ilana Flamenco Trio. Aaron Schewbel; Keith Hamm; Leana Rutt; Sheila Jaffe; Julie Hereish; Tamar Ilana Flamenco Trio (vocalist Tamar Illana, vocalist; Benjamin Barrile, flamenco guitar; Justin Gray, percussion). Allder Gallant Home, 438764 Grey Road 15, Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $40.

Sep 16 8:00: Small World Music/Lula Music & Arts Centre. OKAN & Special Guests. Elizabeth Rodriguez, Magdelys Savigne, and Danae Olano. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. Call 416-588-0307 or visit Okan & Friends. $40.07. 

Sep 17 7:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Chamber Music Concert. Britten: String Quartet No.1 in D Op.25; Carmen Braden: The Raven Conspiracy; Dvořák, Piano Quintet No.2 in A Op.81. Rosebud String Quartet (Aaron Schewbel, Keith Hamm, Leana Rutt, Sheila Jaffe); Philip Chiu, piano; Edwin Huizinga, violin. Harmony Centre Owen Sound, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $45. LIVE & LIVESTREAM

Sep 17 7:00: Magisterra Soloists. The Trout - Featuring Guest Soloist Pianist Francine Kayt. Piano Quintets by Jan Ladislav Dussek, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, and Franz Schubert. Annette-Barbara Vogel, violin; Jutta Puchhammer, viola; Katerina Juraskova, cello; Travis Harrison, double bass; Francine Kay, piano. Museum London Theatre, 421 Ridout St. N., London. Call 519-615-0163 or visit www.magisterra.com. $35; $30(sr); $15(student with id); $10(child under 10).

Sep 17 7:00: Small World Music/BLOK: Slavic Music Meet. Polky @ Drom Taberna. Ewelina Ferenc, Ala Stasiuk and Marta Sołek. Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. Call 416-536-5439. $199 (Delegate passes).

Sep 17 7:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Chamber Music Concert. Britten: String Quartet No.1 in D Op.25; Carmen Braden: The Raven Conspiracy; Dvořák, Piano Quintet No.2 in A Op.81. Rosebud String Quartet (Aaron Schewbel, Keith Hamm, Leana Rutt, Sheila Jaffe); Philip Chiu, piano; Edwin Huizinga, violin. Harmony Centre Owen Sound, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $45. LIVE & LIVESTREAM

Sep 17 7:00: Westben. Laila Biali. Laila Biali, singer, songwriter, piano. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 18.

Sep 17 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. The Joy of Beethoven. Beethoven: Sonata in F Op.10 No.2 (arr. Sitarski); Musgrave: Orfeo III; Grieg: String Quartet No.2 in F. Stephen Sitarski, conductor. Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. Call 905-526-7756 or visit www.hpo.org. $30.

Sep 17 8:00: Small World Music/Lula Music & Arts Centre. Ammoye. Ammoye; Catchfiyah (electronics). Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. Call 416-588-0307 or visit Ammoye release celebration. $18.98. 

Sep 18 10:00am: Westben. Sounds in Nature. A guided magical sound installation amidst the beauty of the Mary West Trail, just minutes from Westben. Andy Thompson, recording engineer. Mary West Trail, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 11, 25.

Sep 18 1:00: Small World Music/BLOK: Slavic Music Meet. Medusa & Turkwaz @ BLOK PARTY. A daylong outdoor celebration featuring some of the finest Eastern European musicians in Canada. Green P Parking Lot across from Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. Call 416-536-5439 or visit Blok Party. $36.21(1-day ticket); $199(Delegate pass).

Sep 18 2:00: Westben. Leahy. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 19.

Sep 18 4:00: Something Else! Festival. Saturday at Bayfront Park. Eyevin Trio & Togetherness!; Sourpussy; Man Made Hill; Tidal Pool; Film: Night Bird Song. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $15-$25(door); $15(adv). 

Sep 18 7:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Chamber Music Concert. Barber: Sonata for Violoncello and Piano Op.6; Fauré: Piano Trio in d Op.120; Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Op.36. Rosebud String Quartet (Aaron Schewbel, Keith Hamm, Leana Rutt, Sheila Jaffe); Julie Hereish, cello; Edwin Huizinga, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. Harmony Centre Owen Sound, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $45. LIVE & LIVESTREAM

Sep 18 7:00: Westben. Laila Biali. Laila Biali, singer, songwriter, piano. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 17.

Sep 18 7:30: Arcady. Voices of Summer. Colin McMahon: Raspberries; and other works. Cristina Pisani, soprano; Michaela Chiste, soprano; and Sarah McQueen, soprano; Nicole Stellino, mezzo; Kate Walshaw, mezzo; and other soloists; Laura Pin, piano; Ronald Beckett, conductor. Central Presbyterian Church (Brantford), 97 Wellington St., Brantford. Email info@arcady.ca or call 519-428-3185. $37.

Sep 18 7:30: Guitar Society of Toronto. In Concert: Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. Visit www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com or call 416-964-8298. Advance: $35; $30(sr); $15(st); Door: $40; $35(sr); $20(st).

Sep 18 8:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. Madhaus. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com. No cover. 

Sep 18 8:30: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. Sonic Curators. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com.

Sep 18 9:15: SweetWater Music Festival. Late-Night Concert. Mediterranean melodies and flamenco grooves with contemporary interpretations of ancient ballads, plus original compositions. Ventanas; Tamar Ilana, vocalist & dancer. Heartwood Hall, 939 2nd Ave. E., Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $40. LIVE & LIVESTREAM

Sep 19 2:00: Westben. Leahy. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 18.

Sep 19 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. The NSO at The Pavilion. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Op.26 (“Fingal’s Cave”); Mozart: Symphony No.35 in D K385 (“Haffner”); Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Op.92. Bradley Thachuk, conductor. The Pavilion at St. George Orthodox Church, 6085 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls. Visit www.niagarasymphony.com. Free. Advance tickets required. Rain or shine – covered seating plus adjacent uncovered lawn seating. Bring your own folding chair. Free on-site parking. Food and beverage vendor on-site.

Sep 19 3:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. York Jazz Ensemble. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com. Also Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19. 

Sep 19 4:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Late-Night Concert. In August 1965, American composer John Cage led a group of students on an afternoon walk into the woods in northern Saskatchewan. The students came back. Cage didn't. Tom Allen, narrator & trombone; Lori Gemmell, harp; Pete Gemmell, saxophone; Jeff Reilly, clarinet; Patricia O’Callaghan, vocalist. Gabriel Zufelt Home, 275 4th St. E., Owen Sound. Visit www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca. $45. Concert begins at 4 p.m. We ask everyone to arrive at the venue 25 minutes in advance but no later than than 10 minutes before the concert begins.

Sep 19 7:00: INNERchamber Ensemble. In the Autumn. Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op.73 (arr. Aribert Reimann); Ibert: Deux Interludes for flute, viola, and harp; Louis Van Waefeghen: Autumn Evening for viola d'amore and harp; Paul Raede: Suite from the Victorian Kitchen Garden for clarinet & harp; Bizet: Entr'acte from L'Arlesienne Suite; and other works. Liesel Deppe, flute; Peter Shackleton, clarinet; Julia Seager Scott, harp; Judith Davenport, viola. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. Visit www.innerchamber.ca. $40; $10-$25 (arts workers/st). Pre-show 6:30pm. A light meal is available for patrons living in Stratford. Email tickets@innerchamber.ca for arts worker and student codes. 

Sep 19 7:00: Westben. Kerri Ough and Ben Whiteley. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca.

Sep 19 8:00: Small World Music/Lula Music & Arts Centre. Beny Esguerra and New Tradition Music. Beny Esguerra & New Tradition, Fuse bilingual socially-conscious spoken word, beatboxing, Indigenous kuisi bunsi flute (aka Colombian gaita), turntablism, and Bronx-style 70s salsa, alongside Afro-Cuban and Colombian drumming. Beny Esguerra, New Tradition, and Nimkii Osewamik. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. Call 416-588-0307 or visit Beny Esguerra. $21.45.

Sep 22: Eve Egoyan. In Concert. A repeat of the live-streamed performance from Open Ears Festival. New works for augmented and acoustic piano as well as Surface Tension, a collaborative work with media artist David Rokeby for piano and real-time images. Eve Egoyan, piano. Visit https://en.cmmas.com/visionessonoras17-landing. ONLINE

Sep 22 7:00: Confluence Concerts. Bach Cello Suites: Part 1. Bach: Cello Suites No. 1 in G BWV1007 & No.3 in C BWV1009. Winona Zelenka and Michelle Tang, cellos. Visit www.confluenceconcerts.ca. Live concert Sep 22. YouTube premiere Oct 1. A limited number of tickets available for in-person attendance. ONLINE

Sep 22 9:30: Istituto Italiano di Cultura/Dante Alighieri Society of B.C. Julian Gargiulo in Concert: The Piano and the Classical Art of Being Funny. Standard classical repertoire, tango transcription, and original music. Email info@dantesocietybc.ca. Free. Donations to the Dante Alighieri Society of B.C. are welcome. ONLINE

Sep 23 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. Works by Cecilia Livingston and Donna McKevitt, with poetry by Derek Jarman. Mireille Asselin, soprano; Lindsay McIntyre, soprano; Rebecca Cuddy, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Tim Albery, devisor & director. Call 647-341-7390 or visit Garden of Vanished Pleasures. $20. Also Sep 24-26, 28-30, Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Sep 24 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart & Martines. Mozart: Symphony No. 40; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; A work by Marianna Martines. Simon Rivard, RBC Resident Conductor. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. Call 416-598-3375 or visit www.tso.ca. $80-$220 per car. Also Sep 25. Concert is one hour in length.

Sep 24 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Sep 25-26, 28-30, Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE 

Sep 25 10:00am: Westben. Sounds in Nature. A guided magical sound installation amidst the beauty of the Mary West Trail, just minutes from Westben. Andy Thompson, recording engineer. Mary West Trail, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 11, 18.

Sep 25 2:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Free Community Concert with the HPO. Haydn: Mvt IV from Symphony No.83; Bologne: Symphony No.2 in D; Gossec: Mvt I from Symphony in c Op.6 No.3; Bologne: Mvt II from Violin Concerto in A Op.5 No.2; Mozart: Mvt IV from Symphony No.35 “Haffner”. Lyssa Pelton, violin; Stephen Sitarski, conductor. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. Call 905-526-7756 or visit www.hpo.org. Free. Registration required. Livestream & on demand viewing available. LIVE & ONLINE

Sep 25 2:00: Westben. Serena Ryder. Serena Ryder, vocalist/songwriter. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 26.

Sep 25 3:00: Something Else! Festival. Saturday at Bayfront Park. Film: Imagine the Sound; Lee / Palmer / Bennett; Scott Thomson; Brodie West Quintet; The Spokes. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $15-$25(door); $15(adv).

Sep 25 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. In Concert: Russell Braun and Tamara Wilson with the COC Orchestra. Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino; Wagner: Dich, teure Halle from Tannhäuser; Verdi: Tutto è deserto... Il balen del tuo sorriso from Il trovatore; Bizet: Entr’acte to Act III of Carmen; Offenbach: Scintille, diamant from Les Contes d’Hoffmann; and other works. Russell Braun, baritone; Tamara Wilson, soprano; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Johannes Debus, conductor. Free with COC digital membership. Visit www.coc.ca/watch. ONLINE

Sep 25 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart & Martines. Mozart: Symphony No. 40; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; A work by Marianna Martines. Simon Rivard, RBC Resident Conductor. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. Call 416-598-3375 or visit www.tso.ca. $80-$220 per car. Also Sep 24. Concert is one hour in length.

Sep 25 8:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. Lady Strange. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com.

Sep 25 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Sep 26, 28-30, Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Sep 26 2:00: Westben. Serena Ryder. Serena Ryder, vocalist/songwriter. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westben.ca. Also Sep 25.

Sep 26 3:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. Red Hot Ramble. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.redhotramble.ca or www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com.

Sep 26 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Sep 28-30, Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Sep 28 6:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music on Film: Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. Visit www.rcmusic.com/performance or call 416-408-0208. $17(non-Members); $12, $10, Free(Members).

Sep 28 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Sep 29-30, Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Sep 30: The Hogtown Collective. The Christie Pits Riot. An audio walking tour immersive experience. Created by Sam Rosenthal & Drew Carnath. Original music by Measha Brueggergosman. Measha Bruggergosman (Nala); Sam Rosenthal (The Narrator); Drew Carnwath (The Tour Guide); and others. Find the Audio Walking Tour app at www.hogtownexperience.com. ONLINE

Sep 30 1:30: Music in the Afternoon. Blake Pouliot. Sonatas by Bach, Janáček, and Prokofiev. Blake Pouliot, violin; Hsin-I Huang, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen's Park. Visit www.wmct.on.ca or call 416-923-7052. ONLINE ONLY

Sep 30 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 1-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Oct 01 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pride Together. From Tchaikovsky to Lady Gaga, Saint-Saëns to Sister Sledge, the TSO invites you to experience a glittering rainbow of genre-spanning music. Includes “Vogue”, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “Time Warp”, and more. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Barrett Principal Education Conductor and Community Ambassador. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. Call 416-598-3375 or visit www.tso.ca. $80-$220 per car. Also Oct 2. Concert is one hour in length.

Oct 01 7:30: Upper Canada Choristers/Cantemos Latin Ensemble. To Sit and Dream. A concert of women composers. Dr. Rosephanye Powell: To Sit and Dream; Sarah Quartel: Snow Angel; Carlotta Ferrari: O Splendid Gem (arrangement of O splendissima gemma by Hildegard von Bingen); Vittoria Aleotti: Two Renaissance Madrigals; Elaine Hagenberg: The Music of Stillness; and other works. Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor; Hye Won Cecilia Lee, piano. Visit www.uppercanadachoristers.org or email info@uppercanadachoristers.org or call 416-256-0510. Free. Donations welcome. ONLINE

Oct 01 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 2-3, 5-10. ONLINE

Oct 02 3:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Sinfonia Toronto's Greatest Hits. Works by Mozart, Shostakovich, and others. Nurhan Arman, conductor. Meridian Hall (formerly Sony Centre), 1 Front St. E. Call 416-499-0403 or visit www.sinfoniatoronto.com. Free registration through Eventbrite. LIVE & ONLINE

Oct 02 3:00: Something Else! Festival. Saturday at Bayfront Park. So Long 7; Adrean Farrugia Trio; Gilliam / Milmine / Pottie; Megan English & Dale Morningstar; VOC Silent Film Harmonic; Film: The Unknown. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $15-$25(door); $15(adv).

Oct 02 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pride Together. From Tchaikovsky to Lady Gaga, Saint-Saëns to Sister Sledge, the TSO invites you to experience a glittering rainbow of genre-spanning music. Includes “Vogue”, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “Time Warp”, and more. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Barrett Principal Education Conductor and Community Ambassador. CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St. Call 416-598-3375 or visit www.tso.ca. $80-$220 per car. Also Oct 1. Concert is one hour in length.

Oct 02 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. In Concert. Beethoven: Symphony No.6 "Pastorale"; Schumann: Cello Concerto. Pratik Gandhi, guest conductor; Samantha Yang, cello. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. Call 416-879-5566 or visit www.cathedralbluffs.com or email cbsoboxoffice@gmail.com. $30-$48; $25-$38(sr/st); Free(under 12).

Oct 02 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Penderecki Quartet: Beethoven Quartets V. Beethoven: String Quartet No.15 in a Op.132; String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Op.130 with original “Great Fugue” ending Op.133. Jeremy Bell, violin; Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Christine Vlajk, viola; Katie Schlaikjer, cello. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. Call 519-569-1809. $40; $25(st). Also Oct 3.

Oct 02 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 3, 5-10. ONLINE

Oct 03 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Penderecki Quartet: Beethoven Quartets V. Beethoven: String Quartet No.15 in a Op.132; String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Op.130 with original “Great Fugue” ending Op.133. Jeremy Bell, violin; Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Christine Vlajk, viola; Katie Schlaikjer, cello. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. Call 519-569-1809. $40; $25(st). Also Oct 2.

Oct 03 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 5-10. ONLINE

Oct 07 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Andrei Feher Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat Op.55. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Visit www.rcmusic.com/performance or call 416-408-0208. $25-$60.

Oct 07 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 8-10. ONLINE

Oct 09 3:00: Something Else! Festival. Saturday at Bayfront Park. Larry Ochs - Don Robinson Duo + Brass Knuckle Sandwich; Stranger Still; Eschaton; Film: New York Eye & Ear Control. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $15-$25(door); $15(adv).

Oct 09 8:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. Beverley Street Trio. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com.

Oct 09 8:00: Soundstreams. Garden of Vanished Pleasures. See Sep 23. $20. Also Oct 10. ONLINE

Oct 14 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Haydn & Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn: String Symphony No.10 in b; Copland: Quiet City for solo trumpet, solo English horn and strings; Keiko Devaux: ebb; Haydn: Symphony No.71 in B-flat. Nancy Nelson, English horn; Michael Fedyshyn, trumpet; Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N., Hamilton. Call 905-526-7756 or visit www.hpo.org $30.

Oct 15 7:30: International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA). Ten Singing Stars - New Generation. Live broadcast on The New Classical 96.3 FM and livestream. Brett Polegato, baritone (Mentor); Ten singers performing arias and art songs; Rachel Andrist, piano. Visit http://classicalfm.ca or tune in to Classical 96.3 FM. ONLINE & BROADCAST

Oct 15 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Parade on Bourbon Street. Michael Kaeshammer, piano; Lucas Waldin, conductor. Call 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. $15-$100 per stream. Available Oct 15 (8pm) to Oct 17 (11:59pm). Purchase 1 stream per household. ONLINE

Oct 16 7:00: Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. Un Viaggio Fantastico. A journey through the Baroque era in Italy. Works by Cima, Castello, Castaldi, Veracini, and Vivaldi. Rezan Onen-Lapointe, Baroque violin; David Podgorski, harpsichord; Erika Nielsen, Baroque cello; Benjamin Stein, theorbo and lute. Call 647-779-5696 or visit https://fantasticjourney.eventbrite.com. $15. Join Rezan and David before the concert online for an introduction and afterward for an interactive Q&A session. Available until Oct 23. ONLINE

Oct 16 7:30: Bravo Niagara! Laila Biali Trio. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. Visit www.bravoniagara.org. $50.

Oct 16 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Quintets by Bartók & Dvořák. Tomoko Inui, piano; Jung Tsai, violin; Frederick Bednarz, violin; Judith Davenport, viola; Rebecca Morton, cello. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. Call 519-569-1809. $40; $25(st).

Oct 16 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Follies in Concert. Book by James Goldman. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Cynthia Dale, Ma-Anne Dionisio, Eric McCormack, Marcus Nance, Jenni Burke, and others; Richard Ouzounian, stage director; Paul Sportelli, music director. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Call 416-408-2824 x447. Also Oct 17(3:00pm). In support of The Fund for Koerner Hall.

Oct 17 3:00: Smoke Show BBQ & Brew. York Jazz Ensemble. Smoke Show, 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. Call 416-901-7469 or visit www.smokeshowbbqandbrew.com. Also Sep 19, Nov 21, Dec 19.

Oct 19 6:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Music on Film: Strings Attached. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. Visit www.rcmusic.com/performance or call 416-408-0208. $17; Members - $12, $10, Free.

Oct 21 7:00: Confluence Concerts. Bach Cello Suites: Part 2. Bach: Cello Suites No.4 in E-flat BWV1010 & No.6 in D BWV1012. Keiran Campbell, cello; Elinor Frey, violincello piccolo. Visit www.confluenceconcerts.ca. Live concert Oct 21. YouTube premiere Oct 29. A limited number of tickets available for in-person attendance. LIVE & ONLINE

Oct 21 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Intimate & Immersive: Earthshine. Roydon Tse: Down the Rabbit Hole; Jeffrey Ryan: Earthshine; Andrew Clark: Heliacal Rising; James O’Callaghan: The Earth, Split Open; Jessie Montgomery: Starburst; Norbert Palej: Rorate Coeli. Andrew O’Connor, video artist; Eugene Astapov, conductor. Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N., Hamilton. Call 905-526-7756 or visit www.hpo.org. $30.

Oct 21 8:00: Music Toronto. The Parker Quartet. Schubert: Quartet in c D703 "Quartettsatz"; Di Castri: String Quartet No.1; Schumann: Quartet in A Op.41 No.3. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. Call 416-366-7723. $47.50-$50.

Oct 22 6:00: Estonian Music Week. Hybrid Festival 2021. Rita Ray, Kaili Kinnon, Estyr. Call 416-925-9405 or visit www.estonianmusicweek.ca. $25(in person); Free(online). Venue TBA. LIVE & ONLINE

Oct 22 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Fredonia Strinq Trio. Mompou: Transcriptions for violin and viola; Caroline Mallonee: Storm King Suite for viola and cello; Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat for String Trio K563. Jessica Tong, violin; David Rose, viola; Natasha Farnhy, cello. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. Call 519-569-1809. $40; $25(st).

Oct 23 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Dover Quartet with Davóne Tines. Beethoven: String Quartet No.2 in G Op.18 No.2; Barber: Dover Beach Op.3; Caroline Shaw: By and By; Beethoven: String Quartet No.13 in B-flat Op.130 “Lieb” including Grosse Fuge. Dover Quartet; Davóne Tines, bass-baritone. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Visit www.rcmusic.com/Tickets. From $35.

Oct 23 4:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. A concert by the leading young classical musicians in Canada. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Visit www.rcmusic.com/performance or call 416-408-0208. Free.

Oct 23 5:00: Estonian Music Week. Hybrid Festival 2021. Duo Ruut, Beatrice Deer Band, Väike Hellero, Erik Laar. Call 416-925-9405 or visit www.estonianmusicweek.ca. $35; free online. Venue TBA. LIVE & ONLINE

Oct 23 7:30: Guitar Society of Toronto. In Concert: Chormaduo. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. Visit www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com or call 416-964-8298. Advance: $35; $30(sr); $15(st); Door: $40; $35(sr); $20(st).

Oct 23 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCO Concerts Series: Trevor Pinnock Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E-flat K543; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat Op.73 “Emperor”. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.rcmusic.com/performance. $25-$60. 

STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE

Arts@Home. A vibrant hub connecting Torontonians to arts and culture. Designed to strengthen personal and societal resilience through the arts. Visit www.artsathome.ca.

Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir. Choral Concerts. A number of concerts are available at Capella Regalis YouTube Channel.

Humbercrest United Church. If Music Be the Food of Love. Call 416-767-6122 or visit www.humbercrest.ca. Free. Available on the Humbercrest website following the concert.

Recollectiv: A unique musical online meeting group made up of people affected by memory challenges caused by illness (such as dementia) or brain injury (stroke, PTSD, etc.) and their care partners. Volunteers of all ages also form part of the band, providing a positive intergenerational experience for all. Participation is free with pre-registration. Email info@recollectiv.ca for meeting times, information and registration.

BLOGS, PODCASTS, REGULAR STREAMS

Kevin Barrett. Live from Lockdown. Kevin Barrett does a live-streamed set of solo guitar tunes, coming directly from his Lockdown studio. Tune in to Kevin's Facebook page on Friday at 4pm at Kevin's Facebook Page.

Royal Conservatory of Music. Music of My Life. Available at RCM Music of My Life. Free. ONLINE

Royal Conservatory of Music. Academic Performances. Available at RCM Academic Performances. Free. ONLINE

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Video Series. Continuing through to September, two new videos each week highlighting some of the greatest performances from this past digital concert season, as well as informative educational clips which explore baroque and beyond music history and artistry. Visit our YouTube channel and click the subscribe button to be alerted each week about new videos. ONLINE

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