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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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... CONCERT LISTINGS: GT A Wednesday December 22 - 3:00 & 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. John McDermott: Christmas Memories. Classic ballads, seasonal favouri1es & stories. Gues1s: Guido Basso. flugelhorn; Erika Raum, violm; The Mistletones. 60 Simcoe. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. - 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Yours, Aone. By Cohen & Futterman. Kelly Sanders. Susan Sanders, Bob Deutsch. David Haines, Carol Kugler & other per· formers; Joe Cascone. artistic director. Fairview library Theatre. 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416-755· 1717. . For complete run see music theatre listings. Thursday December 2 3 - 8:00: Massey Half. Blind Boys of Ala· bama ChrJstmas Show and Mavis Staples: A Tribute to Mahalia Jacksoo Holiday Show. 15 Shuter St. 4 I 6·872-4255. .50·.50. - 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Caoadian Brass: Annual Christmas Concert. Classics. 1azz. holiday hits. sing-along. 60 Simcoe. 416-872-4255. ·. Friday December 24 - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Tile Christmas Recital. David Phillips, organ. 65 Church SL 416·364· 7865. Free. - 4:30: St. James' Cathedral. First Even· song of Christmas sung by the Cathedral Choir ol Men and Boys. 65 Church St. 416· 364-7865. Free. - 6:00: Salvation Army Yorkminster Citadel. Caodles and Carols Christmas Eve. 1 lord Seaton Rd. 416·222·9110. Freewill offering. - IO:OOpm: Deer Park Concerts. Christ· mas Eve with William Wright. Music by Bedard. Bach, Messiaen & Callahan. Wit· liam Wright, organ. Deer Park Church, 129 St. Clair Ave. Wes I. 416-481-2979. Free. See ad page 53. Sunday December 26 - 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Ka· Iman: Countess Maritza. Kurt Lehmann, Elizabeth Beeler. Keith Savage. Curtis Sulli· van. performers; Wayne Strongman, con· ductor. Jane Mallett Theatre. 27 Front St. East. 4 I 6·366-7723. ·(preview). For complete run see music thealre listings. Wednesday December 29 - 8:00: Brampton Heritage Theatre. A C11n11di110 Tribute to Gleon Miller. 86 Main S1 Norlh. Brampton. 905-874-2800. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Ooo Ross. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416·531-6604 for reser· vauons. tadvance). S22(door). Saturday January 01 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Chi I· dren's Theatre. Tall Tales: The Boy Who Cried Wolf. By Currie. Musical retelling. Ages 4· 10. 4950 Yonge St. 416·368-8031. S 13. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 2:30: Attila Glau Concert Produc· tions/Roy Thomson Half. Salute to Vieo· na. Traditional songs from Viennese operet· 1as; waltzes & polkas by the Strauss family & 01hers. Full orchestra, operetta soloists, ballet dancers. 60 Simcoe. 1 ·800·545· 7807. 5. 58 Sunday January 02 - 1:30: McMichael Gallery. Peter Stoll, clarinet. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905·893· 1121. Gallery admission: ,, ffamily rate). - 4:30: St. Anne's Church. Epiphany lessoos & Carols. Music by Barnard. Britten. Cleobury, Victoria, Willan, Woodward. Choir of St. Anne's; guest: Peter J. Orme, organ; P. John H. Stephenson, director of music. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-767-7290. Free· will offering. Tuesday January 04 - 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Performeoce Class: Six Weeks 10 Cunait1! Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music et Midday. Joanne Averill-Rocha. flute; Mari· anne Turner, piano. 65 Church St. 416· 364· 7865. Free. Wednesday January 05 - 8:00: Brampton lyric Opera. Oooizetti: II Campanello di Notte. Followed by operatic favourites in concert. Guests: Brampton Festi· val Singers. Herilage Theatre. 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905·450·3140. $ l 5·. For complete run see music theatre listings. Friday January 07 - 8:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. Eavesdropping at the Collegium. Works by Weckmann, Bertali, Schmelzer & others. Kiri Tollaksen, cornetto; Linda Mel· sted. violin: Greg Ingles, sackbut; Dominic Teresi, dulcian; Borys Medicky. organ. St. George the Martyr Church. 197 John. 416· 588-430 I. , . - 8:00: Royal York Road United Church. Meootti'.-Amahl aod the Night Visiiors. Va· nessa Gran1, John·Michael Schneider, Michael Morgan. Paul Schillaci. John Smith & other performers; Lydia Pedersen, music director. 851 Royal York Road. 416-231· 9401. , family rate. For complete run see music theatre listings. Saturday January 08 - 2:00: Victoria·Royce Church. Second Saturday Coocert: Trillium Brass Ouimet io Recital. 190 Medland St. 416· 769-6176. Free {donation). GEORGE FlE:l:B::t: ORGAN, HARPSICHORD, PIANO Everything you always wanted to know about keyboards but were afraid to ask. Music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Pop-jazz Traditions Sat., January 8, 2005, 7:30 pm St Mark's Presbyterian Church 1 Greenland Road (Don Mills Rd. & Donway East) Adults SlS; Children SB Tickets at door or reserve by phone: 416-444-6762 - 7:30: Music at St. Mark's. George Heldt, orgao, harpsichord, piaoo: Everythiog You Always Waoted to Koow About Keyboards But Were Afraid to Ask. Music from the baroque. classical, romantic & pop·jazz tradilions. St. Mark's Church. 1 Greenland Rd. 416-444-6762. , (chtld). - 8:00: Li Delun Music Foundation. New Year's Coocert. Music by Rachmaninoff. J.Strauss & other composers. Mary Liu, so· prano; Jared Welsh. saxophone; Sheng Yuan. piano; Toronlo Festival Orchestra & other performers. George Weston Recital Hall. 5040 Yonge St. 416·733·9388. -. - 8:00: Music Gallery/Music Umbrellal lstituto Italiano di Cultura. Scelsi Ceote· nary Project: Celehratioo of the I OOth Birthday of ltaliao Composer Giacioto Seel· si. Scelsi: Kya; Rucke di Guck; Okanagon; Piano Suite # 10 Ka; String Quartet #4. Wallace Halladay, saxophone; Stephen Clarke, piano; Ryan Scott, percussion; Sanya Eng, harp; Penderecki String Quartet. 7:15: Pre-concert talk. St. George the Mar· tyr Church, 197 John. 416·204-1080. ,$10. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Connie Kaldor. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604 tor reservations. (advance). (doorl. Sunday January 09 - 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speakiog. Bach: Orgelbilchlein. Kevin Komisaruk, organ. Church of 1he Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 416-966-1409. Free. - 3:00: Vesnivka Choir. A Ukraioiao Christmas. Gues1s: Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416·763·2197. ,. - 3:30: Aradia Ensemble. Handel: Water Music aod Royal Fireworks Music. Kevin Mallon, director. Metropolitan Uniled Church, 56 Gueen St. East. 800·461·3333. ,. Benefit for Casey House Hospice. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Twilight Rec1ial Series. 65 Church St. 416· 364-7865. Free. - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Richard Whiteman Trio. 15 70 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free (donation). - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Enoch Kent CO Release. TRANZAC. 292 Bruns· wick Ave. 416·410·3655. HEW MUSIC CONCERTS presents Japanese sho virtuoso Mayumi Miyata - 8:00: New Music Concerts. Mayumi Miyata. Hosokawa: Bird Fragments Ill; Cloudscapes; Moon Night; landscape V; Suzuki: new work; Cage: One; traditional Gagaku selections for solo shO. Mayumi Miyata, she; Robert Aitken, flute; Joseph Macerollo, accordion; Accordes String Ouartel. 7:15: Illuminating lniroduction. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. Wesl. 416-205·5555. , S 15(srl. fst cheap· seats]. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Conoie Kaldor. See Jan 8. Monday January 10 - 7:30: Associates of the Toronto Sym· phony Orchestra. Wiodsong. Daozi. Wmd Quintet in B flat; Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute; lbert: Tro1s Pieces Breves; Arnold: Trio for Flute, Oboe & Clarinet; Farkas: Ouinlet, Ancienl Hungarian Dances; Mo· zart: Andan1e in F. K.616; Nielsen: Guintet for Winds. Kathleen Mclean. bassoon; Julie Ranti, flute; Keith Atkinson. oboe; Harcus Hennigar, French horn; Joseph Orlowski. clarinel. Trimly·St. Paul's Church. 427 Bloor SI. Wes1. 416·423·2133. 416-482· 6452. ,. - 8:00: Jazz FM91. Sound of Torooto Jou Concert Series: Marc Jordao. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416· Associates of Toro rt to Symphony Orchestra Five Sma II Concerts Series Wincfsong • Franz Oanzi : Wind Quintet lr> B F4tt, Op. 56 No. i • Claude Debussy : Syrinx ror Solo "flute • Jacques l bert ; Tro1s Ples Breves • Malcolm Arnold . Trio for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet • Ferenc Farkas : Quintet 'Ancient Hungarian Dances' .. W. A. Mozart : Andante in -P Major, K. 616 • Carl Nielsen : Quintet for WIMS, Op. 43 Musicians frpm Toronto Symphony Orchestra Kathleen McLean - Bassoon Julie Ranti - Flute Keith Atkinson - Oboe Joseph Orlowski --Clarinet Harcus Henn1gar - French Horn Mondoy, Jonuory 10, 2005 7:30prn. Trinity-St. Poul's Uniled Church 427 Bloor Slreel Wesl (81oor/Spodino) ,,,,. Tickets 112tSenior::;/Sludent;;) Call 416-42?.-2 Ul www associntes-tso.org 4 · E B R U A R Y 7 2005

696· 1 OOO. . - 8:00: Markham Theatre for the Per· forming Arts. Colin James, singer/songwriter/guitar. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905· 305-7469. . Tuesday January 11 - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Noon Hour Concel(: Nathaniel Oett Chorale. Tedde Gibson, organ; Brainerd Blyden·Tay· lor, conductor. 60 Simcoe. 416-872-4255. Free. - 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Performance Class: Arias for lunch. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 4 l 6·978·3744. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Music. East Meets West. York University lute Choir. Kim Morris director. Mclaugh· lin Performance Hall. 4700 Keele St. 416· 736·5186. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday: An Epiphany Oau!ing. Michael Bloss. organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. - 7:30: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. Tedde Gibson Organ Recital Organ music for spir· ituals. Church of St. Clements, 59 Briar Hill. 416·340-7000. . - 8:00: Markham Theatre for the Per· forming Arts. Colin James, singer/song· writer/guitar. See Jan l 0. - 8:00: On Stage. Tropic of Capricorn. Celso Machado, guitar & percussion; Duo Similia, flute & guitar duo; Montreal Guitar Trio; Shelley Solmes, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205· 5555. . - 8:00?: M irvish Productions. Oa Kink In My Hair. Story told in words, music and dance. Trey Anthony, Zena Brown, Raven Dauda, Miranda Edwards, Ouancetia Hamil· too & other performers; Weyni Meogesha, director. Princess of Wales Theatre, 100 King St. West. 416·872-1212. For corn· plete run see music theatre listings. Wednesday January 12 - 12:30: York University Department of Music. The Passion of Flamenco. Roger Scannura, guitar; Kevin Quevedo Smith, percussion; Valerie Scannura, dancer. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart's Grace & Melody. Mozart: Symphony #25 in g K.183; Voi avete un cor Jedele K.217; arias from The Marriage of Figaro; Divertimento for Strings in 0; Ch'io mi scordi di te - Non temer; Piano Concerto #15 in B flat K.450. Angela Hewitt, piano; Karina Gauvin, soprano; Peter Oundjian, . conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593·4828. ·S l l0. Thursday January 13 - 12: l 0: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Chamber Music from McGill. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978· 3744. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Anthony MichtJ/li Jazz Ensemble. Mclaughlin Performance Hall. 4 700 Keele St. 416·736-5186. Free. - 8:00: Music Toronto. Frederique Vtizi· na, soprano. Mozart: Lieder; Berg: Sieben Friihe Lieder; Chaminade: French chansons; Granados, Obradors: Spanich songs. Jane Mallet Theatre, 27 Front St. . East. 416· 366· 7723. . - 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Masques for a Reaney Oay. Beckwith: In the Middle of Ordinary Noise: An Auditory Masque;·Reaney: One-Man Masque; Rich· ardson: Two Songs (world premiereJ. Teri Dunn, soprano; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Robert Kortgaard & Peter Tiefenbach, pian· ists; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Larry Beckwith. artistic director. 7: 15: Pre-concert talk. Tarragon Extra Space. 30 Bridgman. 416· 410-4561. ,. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart's .Grace & Melody. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 12. Friday January 14 - 12:30: York ·university Department of Music. Blue and Sentimental. Jazz vocal· ists from the studios of Rita di Ghent. Lynn McDonald and Sasha Williamson. Richard Whiteman, Bob Fenton, directors/accompa· nists. Mclaughlin Performance Hall. 4700 Keele St. 4 16· 7 36·5186. Free. - 4:00: Opera in Concert. Oomietti: II Furioso al/'a Isola de San Oomingo. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. Eas1. 2nd floor. 416·922-2147. . - 7:00: Jazz FM91. Sound of Toronto Jazz Concert Series: Alex Pangman. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 416· 696· 1 OOO. Free (limited seating · lickets issued). - 7:30: Arts Richmond Hill. Festival Gala Concert. Performances of music festival winners. Community Church of Richmond Hill, 45 Crosby Ave. 905·508·0789. S 10. - 7:30: York Univers ity Department of Music. lmprov Soiree: Fleetlngs. Musi c 'made in the moment' by students from the studio of Casey Sokol. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - 8:00: Milton Concert Series. Peter Appleyard, vibraphone. Jazz. St. Paul's United Church, 123 Main St .. Milton. 905· 878·4732. ,. - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. J.P .Cormier, Rick Fines. Aengus Finnan, Mike Ford, David Matheson & other performers. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416· MASQUES FOR A Reaney Day One Man Masq11e by James Reaney l11 the Middle of Ordinary Noise: An Auditory Masque by John Beckwith (text by Reaney, inspired by writings of Nonhrop F1ye) Two Songs by Abigall Richardson (world premiere. texts by Reaney) Teri Dunn, soprano Alexander Dobson, bariLone Robert Kortgaard and Peter Tiefenbach, pianists Peter Stoll, clarinet January 13 to 15 at 8 p.m. January 16 at 2:30 p.m. (pre-concerl talks 45 min. prior) Tarragon Theatre Extra Space JO Bridgman Avenue, Toronta 1 seniors & students Tickets: 416·410-4561 53 l ·6604 for reservations. S25(advance). (door). Saturday January 15 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Chil· dren's Theatre. Family Concert Series: Markus. Children's singer. Ages 3·6. 4950 Yonge St. 416·368·8031. S 13. - 7:00: Eli Eisenberg. Laun Soulstice. Elr Eisenberg, guitar; guests: Nancy Walker, piano; Alan Hetherington, drums & percus· sion. Helicon1an Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416·8 l 7·9560. $ l 5. - 7:00: Opera in Concert. Oon!letti: II Furioso all'a Isola de San Oomingo. Edward Jackman Centre. See Jan 14. - 7:00: Steelpan Showcase. Snowflakes & Steel. Leah Posluns Theatre. 45B8 Bathurst. 416-293-9310. ,$ lO(child). - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. One .. Two .. Three Pianos/ Mozart: Overture to The Impresario; Piano Concerto 119 in E flat K.271 Jeunehomme; Overture to The Marriage of Figaro; Concerto for Two Pian· os in E flat K.365; Overture to The Magic Flute; Concerto for Three Pianos in F K.242. Andre Laplante, Angela Hewitt, Louis Lortie, pianos; Peter Ound1ian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall. 60 Simcoe St. 416·593· 4828. -. - 8:00: Brampton Heritage Theatre. Co!tn James. 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905·874·2800. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Chris L angan. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·410·3655. - 8:00: Peter McCutcheon in Concert. My Heart's in the Highlands: A Robert Burns Celebration. Peter McCutcheon, ten· or. 6:00: reception; 6:30: supper. Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club, 141 Wil· son Ave. 416·260·9500. (supper & concert). - 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. See Jan 14. Sunday January 16 - I :30: McMichael Gallery. Canzona Wind Ouartet with Pie no. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905·893· 1121. Gallery admission: ,, (family rate). - 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Young Artists' Showcase. Sheng Cai, piano; Janice Lamarre, viola; Vivace! vocal group; St. Robert H.S. Senior Concert Band. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres. 905·953· 5122. . - 2:30: Markham Theatre for the Per· forming Arts. Oon Half on and his Jubilee Friends. Seniors' entertainment showcase featuring singers. dancers, musicians & comedians; Don Harron, host. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905·305·7469. . - 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of M usic. Opera Tea: Viv_a Verdi! Opera and tea on the theatre stage. MacMillan Thea· tre, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. . - 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. One .. Two .. Three Pianos! Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 15. - 3:30: Steelpan Showcase. Snowflakes & Steel. Leah Posluns Theatre. See Jan 15. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Twillght Recital Series. 65 Church St. 416· 364· 7 865. Free. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Chris Langan. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·410·3655. CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ...

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