Volume 1, no.4 Comprehensive concert listings: December '95 to January '96 Toronto's Music • Classical & New :: : : : :: ~::~~:::::::~~~~~~;i;i Don't iust burn while Rome fiddles! Go out & make some brand new musical acquaintance If this were a run-of-the-mill year end, a run-of-the-mill boosterish comment from us would probably suffice- something like "look at the 200 events listed here! wow, what a city! wow what an irreplaceable cultural wealth. Not bad, even for a worldclass provincial capital, eh?" But let's face it, this isn't your standard year end for the arts in Ontario. There's a very large shadow on the fiscal roof, and it isn't Santa Claus with a bag of goodies! And besides, who says "wow" anymore? So to you music providers: It's our hope that the extraordinary cultural wealth documented in this issue of Pulse gives you ammunition, collectively. And to the good listeners whose love and support of music make this city such I d f p · h 0 f E fertile ground: If you're r===n==e=x==o====re::;s;:::e=n=t=e=r=s=W==It====a:;:t=e=s==o===v=e=n=t=s==(D:::;==D=e=c=, =J==J=a=n=)=·~ feeling strongly about the Aldeburgh Connection: J21 . Esprit Orchestra: J21. Opera Atelier: Dec 2,3. Tor. Classical Singers: D10. predicament of musical Amadeus Choir: D3 . Exultate Ch. Singers: D10. Opera in Concert: Jan 21 . Toronto Concerts: D15. · h d Autumn Leaf: D8,9. Faculty of Music: D5,6,7 ,8. Organ Alternatives: Dec 3 1. Tor. Early Music Centre: artiStS t ese ays, you can Bach Children's Chorus: D8. J11, 18,20,23,24,25,29,31. Oriana Singers: Dec 2. D10. J14, 19. write a letter to your M.P.P. Banchetto Musicale: D12. Ford Centre: D1,2,6,7,9,11, Orpheus Choir: Dec 8 . Tor. Jewish Folk Choir: A d h ' l 1 • • Canadian Chamber 20,21. J26. Roy Thompson: Dec 4 ,22. D13,18. n W I e you re Waltmg Academy: 017. Glenn Gould St udio: D5,8,9, Royal Conservatory: D 6,10 . Toronto Opera Theatre: for a reply, pick one new Canadian Children's Opera 10,12,15,16. J24. Scarborough Philharm. D16. D3,28,29,30. J 2,3. bl Chorus: D2,3. Guitar Society of Tor. D8. St. Andrew Chorale: D18 . T. Symphony Youth event Or ensem e you COC D1,2,3. J26,27,28. Harbourfront: D2,9,17. St. James Cathedral: D5, 12, Orchestra: 05. didn't know before, from Canadian Singers: D3. Italian Culturallnst. D7,8. 19. Jan 9,23,30. TSO: D2 ,4,6,7,9,13,15,16, dh d dd CBC: D7 . J14. MooredaleConcerts:J14. St.Paul'sCh.:D6,13,20 . 17,1 9,20,23.J10,1 1,13, the 200 liste ere, an a Church of St . Martin in·the- Music at Metrop.: 03. J20. J10,17,24,31. 17,.20 ,22,23,24,27,28,31. ' t t 1 d' t Fields: D10. Music Gallery:D2,5,8,9,10, Tafelmusik: Dec 1,2,3,22 Tor. Tabla Ensemble : 08,9. I O your regu ar le ' Ch of St . Mary Magdalene: 12, 13,16. J,9,13, 16, 19, ,23,25, 26,27 ,28. Trinity Presbyterian Ch: D1. What a welcome 01,23. 20,21, 23,24,25,27,30, 31. Tallis Choir: D9 . York Symphony Youth snowball that could be! Classical Cabaret: J28. Music Tor: 05, 12. J11, 16, Te Deum Singers: Dec 9. Orchestra: Dec 6. Concert Singers: D3. 25,30. Theatre Francais de Tor: Yorkminster Park Church: Pulse's Pledge, /Jack page Deer Park Concerts: D2. Music Umbrella: 08. J13. 01-16 D6, 13, 20,22. L-- --- -------- Elmer lseler Singers: J 19. N. York Guitar Orch.: D9 . Toronto Camerat a: 02,9 ,10. Jan10,17,24,31. N. York Symph.: D10. J 13. Tor. Chamber Society: 09.