8 years ago

Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2006

  • Text
  • Theatre
  • Toronto
  • November
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Musical
  • Orchestra
  • December
  • Glenn
  • Gould

... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearby- 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society IKiwanis Club of Casa Loma. Wurlitzer Popsat Casa Loma. Dave Wickerham, theatre organ.Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-499-6262..Tuesday December 05- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Songs of Home. Michele Bogdanowicz, soprano;Steven Philcox, piano. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.-12:10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class. Songs of theSeason. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,8D Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12: 15: All Saints' Kingsway AnglicanChurch Midweek Organ Recital. ClementCarelse, organ. 2850 Bloor St. West. 416-233-1125. Collection.- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Mid·day Edward Connell, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865 x224. Free.- 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. Guitar Ensemble, Jef·Irey McFadden, director. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: CBC OnStage. Nimmons 'n more:Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra. Works by PhilNimmons, Harry Freedman and several membersof the band. Quinsin Nachoff, Alex Dean & PerryWhite, saxophones; Dave McMurdo, trombone;Mike Malone, Chase Sanborn & Kevin Turcotte,trumpet; Reg Schwager, guitar; Don Thompson,piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West.416·205·5555. ; . 75(sr/st).- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Divine Brown inConcert. Five octaves of soul music. 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ·.Wednesday December 06- 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of Music.Noon Hour Concert. Works by Sampson,Bach, Boehme.Toronto Chamber Brass; GlennGould School Students Brass Quintet. RCM ConcertHall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321.Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch.Noonday Organ Recital. Janet MacfarlanePeaker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre World Music Series:Ghanaian Drumming. Kwasi Dunyo, director. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 7:30: COC Ensemble Studio. The Bear, andSwoon . The Bear: music by Wiliam Wahon, librettoadapted from Anton Chekov by Paul Dehn and Wi~iam Walton, in English; Swoon (world premiere):music by James Ratte, libretto by Anna Chatterton, inEngish. The Bear: Steven Plllcox, conductor; AshlieCorcoran, director, Swoon: Richard Bradshaw, conductor;Michael Albano, director. Imperial Oil OperaTheatre, Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre,227 Front St. East, Toronto. 416·363-8231,800-250-4653. . For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.Christmas Concert.Trinity-St Paul's Centre, 427Bloor St. West. 416-410-2254. .- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Jazz Concerts. 10 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra,Paul Read, director. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. ; (sr/st).-8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festivalof Carols. Audience sing· along.Toronto MendelssohnYouth Choir; Matthew Larkin, organ;John Fraser, narrator; Festival Brass; Paul Halley,guest conductor. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416·598·0422 x24.·; -(sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. RussianMasterworks. Shostakovich: Festive Over·ture; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #3; Tchaikovsky:Symphony #6 (Pathetique). Yefim Bron!·man, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -$120.- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant Wednesday Concert Series. Dave Young,bass; Rob Piltch, guitar. 68 1 St. Clair Ave. West.416·658·5687. cover.Thursday December 07- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber MusicSeries: Music of the Second Viennese School.Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble, BrianCurrent, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: CBC Radio. Music Around UsNew Generation Series: Phillip Addis, baritone.Schubert: Heine songs from Schwanengesang;songs by Mozart, Bellini & Britten. Emily Ham·per, piano; Keith Horner, host. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. West. 416·205-5555. Free.- 12: 10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon. Piano Extravanganza:music forfour pianists. Jamie Parker, LydiaWong, Cameron Stowe & Midori Koga. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416·978-3744. Free.- 2:00: Northern District Library. Vocalrecital. Black folk songs & spirituals, English folksongs. Madeleine Courtney, mezzo-soprano; RobertNorquay, baritone; Jenny Crober, piano. 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.- 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. RussianMasterworks. Roy Thomson Hall. See Dec6. .50-.50.- 8:00: Music Toronto.VermeerOuartet.Schubert: String Quartet in E-flat, Op.125/1,D.87; Shostakovich: String Quartet #8, Qp.110;Mendelssohn: String Quartet in e, Op.44/2. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ,; 18-35 pay your age; (st),accompanying adult y, price.MESSIAH QUICKPICKSHere is a list of upcoming performances of Handel's Messiah; performances are believed to becomplete except as indicated (Excerpts, Highlights), and variants are noted (Sing-Along, GloriousSoulful). Please see the daily listings in this issue for performances to Dec 7; for laterperformances phone numbers are provided for those wishing to make an early start.Further Afieldtown names have been omitted when evident from the presenter name.The Toronto WelshMale Voice ChoirWilliam Woloschuk, Artistic Directorpresents itsWednesday December 6 at 7:30 pmTrinity-St. Paul's United Church427 Bloor St. West at Spadina AvenueTickets: .00 Tel: 416-410-2254e-mail: us@ www.twmvc.comToronto & NearbyDec 1 Counterpoint Chorale, Sing-Along Downtown Messiah.Dec 1 Elmer lseler Singers & The Amadeus Choir.Dec 8· 10 Ballet Creole, Glorious Soulful Messiah, 416-973-4000.Dec 9 Village Voices, Excerpts (Markham), 905-294-8687.Dec 9 Brampton Symphony Orchestra, Excerpts, 905·874·2800.Dec 10 Toronto Classical Singers, Highlights, 416-443-1490.Dec 10 Serenata Choir, 416-221- 7516.Dec 13 Toronto Choral Society, Excerpts, 416-410-3509.Dec 13-17 Tafelmusik, Sing-Along on Dec 17, 416-964·6337.Dec 15 Elmer lseler Singers (Markham), 905-305-7469.Dec 16-18, 20-21 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, arr. Mozart, 416-593-4828.Further AfieldNov 18· l 9, 25·26 Westben Arts, The Little Match Girl Messiah (Campbellford).Nov 25 Georgetown Bach Chorale.Nov 26 Georgetown Bach Chorale (Caledon East).Dec 1 Nota Bene Period Orchestra, the Christmas sections (Waterloo).Dec 1 Cellar Singers, (Bracebridge).Dec 3 Cellar Singers, (Orillia).Dec 3 University of Waterloo Choir.Dec 6-7 Kingston Symphony.Dec 8 Fanshawe Chorus London, 866-244-0762.Dec 9· 10 Elora Festival Singers, 519·846-0331.Dec 10 Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Sing· Along, 800-520-2408.Dec 10 Gerald Fagan Singers (London), 866-244-0762.Dec 15-16 Grand Philharmonic Choir (Kitchener), 800-265-8977.Dec 17 Oshawa Durham Symphony Orchestra, 905-579-67 11 .Dec 23 Guelph Chamber Choir, 877-520·2408.48 WWW. THEWHOL ENOTE .COM

CONCERT LISTINGSFurther afieldIn this issue: Alliston, Ancaster, Aurora, Barrie, Bracebridge,Brantford, Brooklin, Burlington, Caledon East, Cambridge,Campbellford, Cobourg, Creemore, Dundas, Elora, Fergus,Georgetown, Guelph, Gravenhurst, Hamilton, Kingston,Kitchener, Lindsay,London, Midland, Newmarket, Niagaraon-the-Lake,Oshawa, Owen Sound, Parry Sound, Penetanguishene,Peterborough, Port Hope, St. Catharines, St.Jacobs, Stratford, Uxbridge, Waterford, Waterloo.CONCERT LISTINGS: Toronto & nearby PAGE 30Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 55Jazz PAGE57Announcements/Lectures/Seminars/Etcetera PAGE 58Plans change! Always call aheadto confirm details with presenters.Wednesday November 01- 12:30: Conrad Grebel University Col·lege. Noon Hour Concert Series: 20th CenturyMusic for Voice. Jennifer Enns·Modolo, mezzo·soprano; Lorin Shalanko, piano. Conrad GrebelUniversity College Chapel, University of Water·loo, 140 Westmount Rd. North, Waterloo. 519-885·0220 x24226. Free.- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Choral Series: Mozart and More. Mozart: CoronationMass; Britten: Ballad of Little Musgrave andLady Barnard; Philips: Odysseus and the Sirens:Clausen: Eternity Alone. UWO Singers. vonKuster Hall, Music Building, UWO, London.519-661·3767. Free.- 2:00: Shaw Festival.High Society. Music& lyrics by Cole Porter; book by Arthur Kopit.Camilla Scott, Dan R. Chameroy, Patty Jamieson,Jay Turvey, performers; Kelly Robinson, director;Paul Sportelli, musical director. Festival Theatre,10 Queen's Parade, Niagara·on·the·Lake.800·511-7429. Call for ticket prices. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 2:00: Stratford Festival. South Pacific.Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar HammersteinII. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St., Stratford.800·567-1600. Call for ticket prices. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 2:00 & 8:00:Schoolhouse Theatre St.Jacobs. Nunsense. Book, music & lyrics by DanGoggin. Starring Karen K. Edissi; Marc Richard,director/choreographer. 11 Albert St.,St.Jacobs. 519-638-5555, 888-449-4463. ;(18 & under); (group 20 or more). Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 6:30: John Labatt Centre. The Wiggles.Australian pre-school children's entertainers,singing, dancing, audience participation. 99 DundasSt., London. 866-455-2849. -.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Slowind Wind Ouartet in C oncer!.Scarlatti: 2 sonatas; Mozart: Adagio & Allegro,K.594; Nielsen: Quintet; Aitken: Folia; Lebic:Events II. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.West, Waterloo. 519-886· 1673. ; (sr);(st).- 9:00pm: Cold Snap Music/Universal MusicCanada. An Evening with Sarah Harmer &her Acoustic Band. In support of I'm A MountainCO, original & cover songs, country & bluegrass,for all ages. Guest musicians: Julie Fader, JoeyWright, Chris Bartos, Spencer Evans. 8:00: Es·carpment Blues, film documenting her environ·mental awareness-raising tour. Showplace PerformanceCentre, Peterborough. 705-742-7469. .50(adv).Thursday November 02- 12:00 noon: University of Guelph Schoolof Fine Art and Music. Thursdays at Noon.Jesse Stewart, percussion. MacKinnon 107,Goldsmith Room, UofG, 50 Stone Rd. East,Guelph. 519-824-412D x52991. Free.- 8:00: Muskoka Touring Company.LoveLost _ Musical; Does Ben still haunt the OperaHouse? 7:00: Dinner. Gravenhurst Opera House,295 Muskoka Rd. South, Gravenhurst. 705-687-5550, 888-495-8888. (show only);(with dinner).Friday November 03- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.12:30 Fridays. Three Ro rem sonatas. ThomasLanners, piano. von Kuster Hall, Music Building,UWO, London. 519-661 -3767. Free.- 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London In GoodCompany: A Closing Rhapsody. Celebration of thecontribution of women to the arts. Patricia Green,Julie Vaughan, Julia MacGregor, performers;Concert Players Orchestra; The Pearson Singers,Rob Cairns, conductor; Gerald Fagan, conductor.Post-concert: reception. Centennial Hall, 550Wellington St., London. 519-433-9650, 866·244·0762. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Arts in Concert. KennyMunshaw'sTime Tells Alf. Original & familiar songs by Munshawfrom his CD Time Tells All. Steve Hogg,guitar; Roger T ravossis, percussion; Kenny Mun·shaw, singer/songwriter. 7 :00: Visual artist reception,Heidi Brannan, host. Redeemer Universi·ty College Auditorium, 777 Garner Rd. East,Ancaster. 905-648·2139 x4211. ;(adv, mention Theatre Ancaster); (13 to19); (12 & under).- 8:00: Clearly Classic Concerts. The PendereckiString Duarte! in Concert. Penderecki:Clarinet Quartet; Bart6k: Contrasts for Clarinet,Violin and Piano; Debussy: String Quartet in g;Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes. Guests:Mark Thompson, clarinet; Susan Lee, piano. St.James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas.905·304·3637. ; (srlst).- 8:00: Crescendo Concerts. The CollectedMistakes ... Lorne Elliott's music and comedyshow, folk musician, satirist, CBC radio personality.Artsplex Theatre, Hilllield Strathallan College,299 Fennell Ave. West, Hamilton. 905-389-1367 x170. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Hatch: New Work; VaughanWilliams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis;Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnole; Stravinsky: The Riteof Spring. Guests: Orchestra London; SimonStreatfeild, conductor. 6:45: pre-concert talk withThomas Kay. Centre In The Square, 101 QueenSt. North, Kitchener_ 519-578-1570, 800·265-8977. -; (12&under, rush allstudents); (eyeGO).Saturday November 04- 2:30:Kingston Theatre Organ Society.Matinee Benefit Church of the Redeemer, 89Kirkpatrick St., Kingston 613-542-7601. $12;(st).- 7:30: Oriana Singers.Hope for Resolution.Music that speaks to freedom, including a sing·along of tunes from the forties. Guests: ConcertBand of Cobourg; Will Emslie, tenor. Trinity UnitedChurch, 15 Chapel St., Cobourg. 905-372-2210, 888·262·6874 x4153. ; (srlst);(under 12).- 7:30: Trinity United Church. Mozart inUxbridge. Piano, flute & string trio, followed byViennese refreshments. 20 First Ave., Ux ·bridge. 905-852·5970. ; O(st).- 8:00:Barrie Concert Series. Czech BoysChoir. First Christian Refolllled Church, 33Shirley Ave., Barrie. 705·728-8679. Call forseries ticket prices.- 8:00: Capitol Arts Centre. Unforgettable:Brothers of Song. Songs of Nat "King" Cole, LouisArmstrong, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, JohnnyMathis and others. Rudy Mayes, Selena Gittens,vocals; Unforgettable All·Stars, music/vocals. 20Queen St., Port Hope. 905-885-1071, 800·434-5092. .- 8:00:Georgetown Bach Chorale. Concertfor Piano and Violin Beethoven: Sonata in G,Op.30/8; Faure: Sonata# 1 in A, Op.13; works byPart, Kreisler. Phoebe Tsang, violin; Ronald Greidanus,piano/artistic director. Halton Hills Libraryand Cultural Centre Gallery, 9 Church St.,Geor·getown. 905·877-8321. ; (with postconcertreception, Main Street Inn, 126 MainStreet South).- 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Centre In The Square, Kitchen·er. See Nov 3.- 8:00: Mad & Noisy Gallery. Stay Tuned:Creemore2006Series. Wendell Ferguson. 154Mill St., Creemore. 705-466-5555. O;(adv).- 8:00: Peterborough Symphony OrchestraMasters of Song. Wagner: Meistersinger(prelude, Act Ill); Karlowicz: Eternal Songs; R.Strauss: Four Last Songs. Zorana Sadiq, soprano;Michael Newnham, conductor. Showplace PerformanceCentre, 290 George St. North, Peter·borough. 705-742-1992. ,.50;.50(st).Sunday November 05- 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts New·market Ouartetto Gelato Travels the OrientExpress. London, Paris, Munich, Budapest &Bucharest (Flanders/Swann, Ravel, Piaf, Von Weber,Brahms, Kodaly, &others). Violin, cello, oboe,accordion. Newmarket Theatre, 505 PickeringCres., Newmarket. 905·953-5122. ;GREAT CHRISTMAS TRADITIONMessiahCome celebrate with Handel's masterpieceThe glorious sounds of thismusical marvel withthe Bell'Arte Singers andsuperb soloistsMarie-Josee Lord, Maria Soulis,Jose G. Reyes and Andrew Tees.Led by Guest Conductor,Koji KawamotoTICKETS:GENFRAL I STUDENT gstincludedSUNDAY DECEMBER 17, 20064:00 pm Community Pentecostal ChurchOSHAWAIAsk for tickets andour Post-Concert Dinneroption at:905.579.6711 orcontact@odso.cawww.odso.caSponsored by:OSHAWA DURHAMSYMPHONY ORCHESTRAL!J Canada Trust /lf1,1~iC6 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE. CO M 9

Volumes 21-25 (2015-2020)

Volumes 16-20 (2010-2015)

Volumes 11-15 (2004-2010)

Volumes 6 - 10 (2000 - 2006)

Volumes 1-5 (1994-2000)