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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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  • Toronto
  • December
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  • January
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••• CONCERT

••• CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Mozart: Gran Partita. Trinity·St. Paurs Centre. See Jan 20. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Twilight Recital Series. Tom Fitches, organ. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865. Free. - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Jofm Johnson Ouartet. 1570 Yonge St. 416·920·5211. Free ldonationl. - 7:30: Les AMIS Concerts. Gypsy Fa· vouotes. Ernst: Airs Hongrois Op.22; Lisz t: Hungarian Rhapsody #10; Sarasate: Zige· unerwe1sen Op.20: Pepa: Fanta1sie bohem ien (world premiere); Ravel: Tzigane; Garde!: Por una Cabeza (Tango). Claire· Jeanne Martin, violin; Svetlana Marinovic, p1aoo. Heliconian Hall. 35 Hazelton Ave. 416·929·6262. , S 15(sr), O(st). - 8:00: flying Cloud Folk Club. The Ban· jo Special. TRANZAC. 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·410·3655. - 8:00: New Music Concerts. Three Cities in the Life of Or. Norman Bethune. St. George the Martyr Church. See Jan 22. Monday January 24 - 8:00: Jazz FM91. Sound of Toronto Jail Concert Series: David Braid. Ontarro Science Centre. 770 Don Mills Rd. 416· 696· 1 OOO. $ 25. Tuesday January 25 - 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Performance Class. Stu· dent performa'Oces. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Mus ic. Early Music Ensemble. Stephanie Martin. director. Mclaughlin Performance Hall. 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - l ·OO: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday. Willlam Lupton, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. - 8:00: OnStage. Johannes Brahms - liederabend. Brahms: Rhapsody for Alto. Male Chorus & Orchestra & other works. Susan Platts, mezzo; Andre Laplante. piano; COC Orchestra and Male Chorus; Richard Bradshaw, conductor; Shelley Solmes, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205·5555. . - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Broadway Divas. Selections from Les Mis· arables. Oreamgirls. My Fair Lady, Funny Girl, Hello Dolly!. Cabaret, Annie. Chicago and mo1e. Symphonic Pops Consortium vo· calists; Jack Everly, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 4 l 6·593·4828. · \. - 8:00: Weston Silver Band. Melodies & Arias. 8th Annual Slow Melody Concert and Competition. Central United Church, 1 King St., Weston. 416·249·6553. Free. Wednesday January 26 - 12:30: York University Department of M usic. Jau Ensembles. Lorne lofsky, di· rector. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736·5186. Free. - 2:00 & 8:00: TSO. Broadway Divas. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 25. Eve: · ; .25-. Thursday January 27 Friday January 28 - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Ensembles. Mark Eisenmann. director. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble/Peggy Baker Oance!Soufpepper. "If Music Be ....... • Music, words & dance inspired by Shakespeare. Music by Br ahms. Cage, Ko· rngold. Prokofiev & others. Peggy Baker, Ted Dykstra. Andrew Burashko, Patrick Lavoie. Tanya Howard & other performers. Betty Dhphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis. 416- 504-7529. ,. SCHUBERTIAD: OUR 10TH! January 23, 2005 at 2pm Pianist John Perry, soprano Monica Whicher, bass baritone Olivier Laquerre and tenor Stuart Howe join violinist Jacques lsraelievitch with pianists lnna Perkis and Boris Zarankin. This concert is always a season highlight! Come and enjoy the intimacy of 1if' Century Salorr with our ''special blend" of music, poetry and pastry. Tickets: // adults/seniors/students www.offcentremusic.com ART OF TIME ENSEMBLE in association with PEGGY BAKER DANCE PROJECTS & SOULPEPPER prennls Music, Words & Dance inspired by Shakespeare The music, words & choreography of: Peggy Baker. Jorge Luis Borges, Johannes Brahms, John Cage. Charles Darwin, Erich Korngold, James Kudelka. Boris Pasternak, Scrgci Prokofiev, and many others. Two Performances Only Friday January 28th at 8:00 pm Saturday January 29th at 8:00 pm Tickets: , (students and seniors) Betty Oliphant Theatre 404 Jarvis Street (south of Wellesley), Toronto Call the Arts Box Office at 416-504-7529 www.artsboxoffice.ca - 12:10: U of T Faculty of Mus ic. Music & Poetry. Britten: Canticles Ill, IV. Scott Belluz. countertenor; Stephen Erickson, tenor; Giles Tomkins. bass; Gabriel Radford. horn; John Hawkins. piano; Eric Oomville, commentator. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Ensembles. Sundar Viswanath· an, director. Mclaughfrn Performance Hall. 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - 6:30: Canadian Opera Company. Wag· ner: Siegfried. Christian Franz. Frances Ginzer. Peteris Eglitis, Robert Kiinzli, Pavlo Hunka, Mette Ejsing, performers; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. 5:45: Opera chat. Hummingbir d Centre, 1 Front St. East. 416· 872-2262. S40·S 175. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Music Toronto. Debussy Ouartet. Lekeu: Meditation for string quartet; Faure: String Quartet in' e Op.121; Mozart: String Quartet in C K.465. Jane Mallet Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366-7723. S4S,S39. - 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Sleep Furiously. Guests: Genevieve Gilar· deau. violin; Lucas Harris, lute & theorbo; Julia Wedman & Aisslinn Nosky, violins; Gabrielle Mclaughlin, soprano; Felix Deak, cello. Calvin Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416· 652·5483. S 15,$10. - 8:00: Lakeshore Arts. Njacko Backo. African music & songs with hand drums & kalimba. Assembly Hall. 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Dr. 416·201·7093. ,, family pack . - B:OO: St. Anne's Music & Drama Soci· ety. Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe. Laura Schatz. director: Ori Siegel, music director. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 4 I 6·922·4415. (first night). For complete run see music theatre listings. Saturday January 29 - 1:3D & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Or· chestra. The Twins and the Monster - Young People's Concert. Dandi Productions, African story by T ololwa Molle!; music by John Estacio. Norma Lewis, storyteller; Gary Kulesha. conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593·4828. .50,.50. - 3:30: Sinfonia Toronto. Young People's Concert ·Meet the Strings. Schubert: Five Menuets & Six Trios: Dvorak: Waltzes; Suk: Serenade. Nurhan Arman, conductor. Walm· er Centre, 188 Lowther Ave. 416-499- 0403. , s 10. - 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble!Peggy Baker Oa nce/Soulpepper. "If Music Be ....... • Betty Oliphant Theatre. See Jan 28. • EBRVARY 7

- 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. Jas· on Vieaux. guitar. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazel· ton Ave. 416·922·8002. , (mem· berl. $ lO(sr/st). - 8:00: Markham Theatre for the Per· forming Arts. Preservation Hall Jau Band. Traditional & present day New Orleans jazz. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305· 7469. . - 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. Contayn· ing Divine pnd Mora/I Songs. Music by Alli· son, Campion & Dowland. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor West. 416·603·4950. ,. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Symphony Orchestra, Mac· Millan Singers & Elmer lseler Singers. We· ber: Euryanthe Overture; Cimarosa: Concer· to for 2 flutes; Mendelssohn: Symphony #2 Lobegesang. Laura Chambers & Emma El· kinson, flutes; Ralli Armenian, Doreen Rao, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. ,. - 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. 1 Serenade. 3 Soloists & 2 Suites. Dvorak: Serenade for Winds; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 114; Bizet: L' Arlesienne Suites 1 & 2. livio Rattner, violin; Ingrid Takahashi & Joan Voros, flutes; Jeffrey Pollock, music director. Trinity Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416·410-0860. ,. {child under 12). - 8:30: living Arts Centre Mississauga. Alex Pangman, vocals and her Alleycats. Classic Jazz & traditional swing. 414 I Liv· ing Arts Dr. 905·306·6000. ·. Sunday January 30 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Eric Nagler. Family-friendly music & stories. Recommended ages 4· 10. Royal Bank Centre Theatre, 4141 living Arts Dr. 905·306·6000. , {child}. - 3:00: Udo Kasemets. Project SYMPHO· SIUM: alphabets & algorithms. Msic by Kasemets with words of B.P.Nichol, Millar, Zukofsky, Pound. Udo Kasemets, piano; Susan layard, singer; Richard Sacks, per· cussion. Emmanuel College Chapel. Victoria University, 75 Queen's Park. 416·929· 5849. Free. - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. Sunday Twilight Recital Series. Michael Bloss. or· gan. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865. Free. - 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. 1 Serenade, J Soloists & 2 Suites. See Jan 29. Anthony Roman Centre, Markham The· atre for the Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905·305·7469. Monday January 31 - 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Chamber Music Series: eighth blackbird. Fitzell: violence; Higdon: Zaka; Perie: Critical Moments II; Rzewski: Les Moutons des Panurge; music by Bermel. Michael Maccaferri, clarinet; Molly Alicia Barth, flute; Matthew Albert, violin; Nicho· las Photinos. cello; Lisa Kaplan, piano; Mat· thew Duvall, percussion. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. ,. - B:OO: Flying Cloud Folk ClublMaripo· sa. Performers tba. TRANZAC, 292 Bruns· wick Ave. 416·410·3655. - 8:00: Toronto Organ Club. Melanie Barney. St. James Church, 400 Burn· hamthorpe Rd. 905·824·4667, 905·845· 4539. $I 0 {child under 10 free). Tuesday February 01 - 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Performance Class: Vocal Gems from rhe Stratton Colfection. Room 330, Edward Johnson Building, BO Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Student Composers in Concert. David Mott, director. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416-736·5186. Free. - 8:00: Aldeburgh ConnectionlU of T Faculty of Music. Young Artists Recital. Laura Albino & Tyrsa Gawrachynsky, so· pranos; Jonathan Estabrooks, baritone; Bruce Ubukata, piano. Walter Hall. 80 Queen's Park. 416·97B·3744. ,. - B:OO: Humber Music Jau Series. Dave Holland, Artist in Residence. Humber Con· temporary Jazz Workshop; Humber Studio Jazz Ensemble. Humber lakeshore Auditori· um, 3199 lake Shore Blvd West. 416-675· 6622 x.3427. . - 8:00: Music Toronto. Gryphon Trio, Elora Festival Singers. Mozart: Piano Trio in G, K.496; Kuzmenko: Dreams; Bridge: Trio #2. Jane Mallet Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366·7723. ,. The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices present - Contayning Divine and Morall Songs Wednesday February 02 - 12:30: Music Gallery Institute. lunch Music: Inventors & Innovators Series. Works for guitar, percussion & electro· acoustic instruments. William Beauvais & Barry Prophet, performers. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 4 I 6-204· 1080. Free. - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Oo·La·La! French melodies per· formed by students from the studios of Catherine Robbin, Norma Burrowes, Steph· anie Bogle, Christine Stelmacovich and Karen Rymal. Piano accompaniment by Rai· sa Nakhmanovich and Susan Black. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416·736·5186. Free. - 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. The Worlds of Salamone Rossi with Emma Kirkby. Rossi: Songs of Solomon & other sacred & secular works. Emma Kirkby, so· prano; consort of singers; members of the Tafelmusik Orchestra. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. 427 Bloor St. West. 416·964· 6337. -. Thursday February 03 - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Student Composers in Concert. Bill Westcott, director. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416·736·51B6. Free. - 1:30: Women's Musical Club of To· ronto. Sonia Chafl, piano. Chan Ka Nin: Rhythm of life; works by Chopin. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·923·7052. . Women's Musical : Club of Toronto AFTERNOON CONCERT February 3, 20051.30P," SONIA CHAN, piano Works by Chopin and the premiere of Rhythm of Life. a new work by Chan Ka Nin Sponsor: WMCT Centennial Foundation - 8:00: Holy Trinity Cultural Series/ Small World Productions. Kitka. Music from Eastern Europe. 8·women vocal en· semble. 10 Trinity Square. 416-598·4521 x223. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. The Worlds of Salamone Rossi w1ih Emma Kirkby. Trinity·Sl. Paul's Centre. See Feb 2. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. An American in Paris. Milhaud: La Creation du monde; Gershwin: Piano Concerto; An American in Paris; lbert: Flute Concerto. Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Jeffrey Kahane. conductor/piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593·4828. ·$105. - B:OO: UC Follies Musical Company/ Hart House Theatre. Godspel/. By Schwartz & Tebelak. 7 Hart House Circle. 416·978·B668. ,$10. For complete run see music theatre listings. Friday February 04 - 12:30: York University Department of Music. Game/an Ensemble in Concert. lntan Murtadza, director. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 4 700 Keele St. 416· 736·5186. Free. - 7:30: York University Department of Music. lmprov Soiree: Fleetings. Music 'made in the moment' by students form the studio of Casey Sokol. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 4 70D Keele St. 416· 736·5186. Free. - B:OO: Centre for Russian & East Euro· pean Studies/University of Toronto Fae· ulty of Music. Jamie, Scott and Friends play Prokofiev. James Parker, piano; Scott CONCERT llSTINGS : GTA • •• THE TORONTO ORGAN CLUB continues its seventh season of concerts, featuring Montreal's own Melanie Barney at the magnificent Hammond x-66. A wide variety of popular and classical music will be on the agenda. Monday January 31, 2005 at 8:00 pm Church of the Redeemer Bloor Street and Avenue Road www.musiciansinordinary.ca 416-603-4950 St. James United Church in Etobicoke 400 Burnhamthorp Rd. (just east of 427, south side) SlO at the door. children under 10 free Free refreshments, free parking at the back of the church Further information: 905-845-4539 www.toorganclub.ca DECEMBER 1 2004 - FEBRUARY 7 2005 WWW . T HEWHOLENO TE.COM

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