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Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2006

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2139 x4211. ; (adv, mention TheatreAncaster); ( 13 to 19); (12 & under).- 8:00: Bravado! Twisted Tinsel ChristmasConcert. Irving Berlin's White Christmas, &Snow, jazz rendition of The First Noel, & more.Martin James, director. Collier Street UnitedChurch, 112 Collier Street, Barrie. 705-722-1770. .- 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Winter Wonder·land. Drury Lane Theatre, Burlington. See Nov30.- 8:00: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.Silver Be/Isl Dave Wickerham, theatre organ;guests: Kingston Limestone Ringers. Church ofthe Redeemer, 89 Kirkpatrick St., Kingston .613-542-7601. ; (st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Mu·sic Society. Robert Silverman Complete MozanPiano Sonatas, Recital 1. K.309, 279, 310, 281 ,331. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West,Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Copland: Appalachian Spring;Gilliland: Dreaming of the Masters; Bernstein:Fantasia on themes from West Side Story; R.Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite. James Camp·bell, clarinet; Simon Streatfeild, conductor. 6:45:pre-concert talk with Thomas Kay. Centre In TheSquare, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·578-1570, 800-265-8977. -; (12 &under, rush all students); (eyeGO).- 8:DO: Nota Bene Period Orchestra BaroqueChristmas. Works by Schutz, Charpentier,and the Christmas sections of Handel's Messiah.Guests: TACTUS Vocal Ensemble with orchestra.Parkminster United Church, 275 Erb St.East, Waterloo. 519-884-8753. ; (sr);(st).- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Faculty Anists Series. Works by Mozart, Faure& Szymanowski. Annette-Barbara Vogel, violin;Stephan Sylvestre, piano. von Kuster Hall, MusicBuilding, UWO, London. 519-661-3767. Free.Saturday December 02- 10:30am: Kingston Theatre Organ Society.Silver Bells! Mini-Concen. Dave Wickerham,theatre organ. Church of the Redeemer, 89 KirkpatrickSt., Kingston 613-542-7601. ;(st).- 1 :DO & 7:00: Waterloo EntertainmentCentre. The Mantini Sisters: Home for the Holidays.Singing sister trio, Sandra, Barbara & Ann.24 King St. North, Waterloo. 519-883-0300.- 2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.KWS Youth Orchestra. Centre In The Square,101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800-265-8977. ; $12(sr); (12 &under, rush all students); (eyeGO).- 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. WLU Wind Ensemble. MichaelPurves-Smith, conductor. Theatre Auditorium, 75University Ave. West, Waterloo. 519-884-0710x2150. ; (st).- 7:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation.OavidJa/ben, piano in Concen. Mozart: Rondoin F, K.494; Shostakovich: Preludes andFugues, Op.87; Faure: Nocturne #2 in B,Op.33/2; #6 in D·flat, Op.63; Liszt: SpanishRhapsody. See Dec 1 Announcements formasterclass. Glenn Crombie Theatre, FlemingCo llege, 200 Albert Street South, Lindsay.705-878-5625. ; O(youth).- 7:30: Guelph Youth Singers. SeasonalConcert, Baroque to Contemporary. Luebeck:Christmas Cantata; Shaw: Calypso Carol; &other works. Guests: instrumentalists fromSuzuki String School of Guelph; Linda Beaupre,conductor. Main Stage, River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000, 877-520-2408. ; (sr/st); eyeGO.- 7:3D: R.C.A.F.A 420 (City of Oshawa)Wing. Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. KingsviewUnited Church, 505 Adelaide St. East, Oshawa.905-434-7709. .- 7:3D: Serenata Choir. Vivaldi's Gloria. Plusother selections, sing-along carols. Janice Evenden,violin; Gary Heard, artistic director. St.Paul's United Church, 308 King St., Midland.866-461-1830. $TBA.- 7:30: Waterford Old Town Hall Assoc/Brantford Symphony Orchestra. Pop Goesthe Music: Madonna Tassi. "Christmas on CaseyStreet". 76 Main St., Waterford. 519-443-6598. .- 8:00: Barrie Concert Series. Christmaswith Isabel Bayrakdarian. First Christian Re·formed Church, 33 Shirley Ave., Barrie. 7D5·728-8679. Call for series ticket prices.-8:00: Bravado! Twisted Tinsel ChristmasConcert. Co llier Street United Church, Barrie.See Dec 1.- 8:00: Friends of Music. Hannaford StreetSilver Band.Trumpet Voluntary; Bugler's Holiday;works by Borodin & Holst; favourite carols. PortHope United Church, 34 South Street, PortHope. 905-885 -1071, 800-434-5092. ;(st).- 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Winter Wonder·land. Drury Lane Theatre, Burlington. See Nov30.- 8:00: Kingston Gospel Temple. StuartMcLean's Vinyl Cafe Christmas. Guests: RoxannePotvin, The Bebop Cowboys. 2295 Princess St.,Kingston. 613-530-2D50. ; .50118 &under).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Signature Series. Centre In The Square, Kitchener.See Dec 1.- 8:00: Nota Bene Period Orchestra BaroqueChristmas. See Dec 1. Guelph Youth MusicCentre, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph...Kitchener-WaterlooChamber OrchestraGraham Coles, Music Director- 8:00: Orchestra London. Christmas Pops.Classic Christmas melodies including 0 HolyNight & Gesu Bambino. Sonja Gustafson, soprano;Jeff Christmas, conductor. Centennial Hall,550 Wellington St., London. 519-679-8778.-; $ 29 (sr/st).- 8:00: Showplace Performance Centre.Ten to Remember.Tribute to shows of the pastdecade, from tender musical theatre ballads tofoot stomping tap numbers. Paul Crough, director.290 George St. North, Peterborough. 705·742-7469. ; (gala).- 8:00: University of Guelph School ofFine Art and Music. End of Semester Events.UofG Concert Winds, John Goddard, conductor.University of Guelph Choirs, Marta McCarthy,conductor. St. Georges Anglican Church, 99Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991.$TBA.- 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music Chamber Music. Simon Fryer, director.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 UniversityAve. West, Waterloo . 519-884-0710 x2150.Free.- 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. ItalianOpera Highlights. Guests: Janet Catherine Dea,soprano; Chantelle Grant, mezzo-soprano; RomuloDelgado, tenor; Gregory Burton, conductor.TrinityAnglican Church, 79 Victoria Street, Aurora.416-410-0860. ; (sr/st); $ lO(under 12).Sunday December 03- 2:00: Capitol Arts Centre/Emerald SkyEntertainment Memories of A/Jolson. Thelife, music and legend that was Al Jolson, songssuch as My Mammy, Swanee & Ca lifornia, HereI Come. Gary Birkhof, Lisa Devan, performers. 20Queen St., Port Hope. 905-885-1071, 800·4345092. ; (sr/st).- 2:30: Cellar Singers. Handel's Messiah.See Dec 1. Orillia Opera House, Ori Ilia.- 2:30: Orchestra London. Christmas Pops.Centennial Hall, London. See Dec 2.- 3:0D: Conrad Grebel University College.Handel's Messiah. University of Waterloo Choir,Gordon Burnett, conductor. St. John's LutheranChurch, 22 Willow Street, Waterloo. 519-885·D220 x24226. $12, O(st).- 3:DO: Symphony Hamilton. ChristmasFantasia in the Garden. Corelli: Christmas Cancer·to, Op.6/8; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (ex·cerpts); Bach: Concerto for 2 violins ind; Glazu·nov: Concerto in E-flat; Druste-Hulshuff: SymphonieConcertante for 3 flutes (Allegro); Anderson:Sleigh Ride; Sing-along Christmas Carols. AlexMorris, Olivia Gualtieri, violins; Joshua Morrison,saxophone; Misty Johnson, Kelly Tiernay, DadaSong, flutes; James R. McKay, conductor. RoyalBotanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. West, Burlington.905-526-6690. ; $ lO(sr/st); (under12).- 3:00: Wellington Winds. Happy 25th WWIReprise of their First Concert in 1981. Bernstein:Overture to Candide; Holst: Jupiter (from ThePlanets); van Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture;Grainger: Colonial Song; seasonal music; & otherworks. Michael Purves-Smith, David Davidson,Harvey Gleiser, conductors. St. Peter's LutheranChurch, 810 King St. East,Cambridge. 519-579-3097. , (sr/st).22nd Season presented by conodo Tru•t //!fu11ic - 7:30: Wilfrid Laurier University FacultyPianoSonatas,Recita/2. K.311 , 283, 330, 282,333. KW CMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West,Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Monday December 04- 7:3D: Conrad Grebel University College.Instrumental Chamber Ensembles in ConcertReception to follow. Elaine Sweeney, director.Conrad Grebel University College Chapel, Universityof Waterloo, 140 Westmount Rd. North,Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free.- 7:30: Gryphon Theatre. Stuan McLean'sVinyl Cafe Christmas. Guests: Roxanne Potvin,The Bebop Cowboys. Administrative Centre, Bldg.C, Georgian College, 1 Georgian Drive, Barrie.705-728-4613. .50,.50; (18 &under).- 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the Perform·ing Arts.Natalie McMaster in Concert. 88Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519-758-8090..50.Tuesday December 05- 7:30: Gryphon Theatre. Stuan McLean'sVinyl Cafe Christmas. Georgian College, Barrie.See Dec4.- 7:30: River Run Centre. Songbird Cafe.Local acoustic singer/songwriters. Co-operatorsHall, River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519-763-3000, 800-520-2408. .- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Choral Series: Christmas at St. Peter's. 17th &18th century music on period instruments &sung. Thames Scholars; Early Music Studio. St.Peter's Seminary Chapel, 1040 Waterloo St.,London. 519-661-3767. Free.Wednesday December 06- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. ChristmasChoral Celebration. A feast of musical Yuletidedelights. Jan Overduin, organ; Grand PhilharmonicFamily of Choirs; Howard Dyck, NancyTanguay & Carol Giesbrecht, conductors. CentreIn The Square, 101 Oueen St. North, Kitchener.519 578-1570, 800-265 -8977. -; O(ch to grade 8); (eyeGO).- 7:30: Guelph Male Choir. Pre-ChristmasConcen. Nancy Fischer, accompanist; RonStubbs, director.Trinity United Church, 400 Ste·venson St. North, Guelph. 519-824-4194. .- 7:30: Kingston Symphony. Rejoice withUs! Handel's Messiah. Tracy Smith Bessette,soprano; Janice Coles, mezzo-soprano; PascalCharbonneau, tenor; Michael Donovan, baritone;Kingston Choral Society; Glen Fast, music director.St. Mary's Cathedral, 279 Johnson St.,Kingston. 613 -530-2050. ; (sr);(st); $ lO(ch)- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Greens/eaves Ensemble in Concert.A seasonal concert on early instruments. ShannonPurves-Smith, viols/recorders; Magdalena Tom·sinska, lute/guitar; Marilyn Fung, bass viol; Guest:Jennifer Enns Modolo, soprano. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); O(st/ch).- 8:00: University of Western Ontario .Chamber Music Recital" Song & Dance. Tchaikovsky:Serenade for Strings, Op.48; Weill: LittleThreepenny Music; Daniel: Trope. Patricia Green,mezzo-soprano.Talbot Theatre, Talbot College,UWO,London. 519-661-3767. Free.A BACH FAMILY CHRISTMASof Music WLU Chapel Choir: An Evening ofAdventMusti:andReadings.DavidHall,organ;with the University of Waterloo Chamber C ho ir ElveraFroese,director.KefferMemorialChapel,Christmas Music by 8 different Bachs + Our Annual Silent Auction Lutheran Seminary, WLU campus, 75 UniversityThursday December 07Sunday, December l O, 2006 at 7 :00 pm Ave. West, Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x2150. - 7:30: Kingston Symphony. Rejoice withMaureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo Free. Ust Handel's Messiah. See Dec 6. Kingston Go s·For ticket information and program details go to. - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Mu- pel Temple, 2295 Princess St., Kingston;=:::::--::::-:::::lllll!!!llllllll!l!llllllllllllllllll!lll!lllll~~_;s~ic~S~o~c~ie~ty~.~R~ob~er~t:S~d ~er~m~an~C~o~m~r~k~re~M~o~za~n:__=-~8~:0~0~:H~u~r~o~ni~a~P~la~y~er~s~Y~o~un~g~C~o~m~p~a:ny~.:it WWW. THEWHOL ENOTE .COM 0

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Musical adapt·ed by Ken Ludwig, lyrics & music by Don Schlitz,from the novel by Mark Twain. Glenn Campbell,director. King's Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Dis·covery Harbour, Penetanguishene. 705-526·6987. ; (65 + mat); (18 & under orst ID).- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo Symphony.Pops Series in Guelph: Pops Celebrates Christmas.Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Jackson,conductor. Main Stage, River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000, 800·520-2408. -; (12 & under, rush allstudents); (eyeGO).LISTINGSOpera, Music Theatre, DancePerformances are listed by show titleA Dickens of a Christmas. CanadianChildren's Opera Chorus. Children's operaby Errol Gay & Michael Patrick Albano, basedon Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Dec 1:7:30; Dec 2-3: 2:00 & 7:30. HarbourfrontCentre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416·973-4000. ; (sr/st).American Operas in Miniature. Tryp­Tych Productions Contemporary OperaWorkshop. Weisgall: The Stronger; Barab:Mushroom Pizza; Barber: A Hand of Bridge;Stage director Edward Franko; music directorsJames Wells & William Shookhoff; JenniferGriffiths, Anna Belikova, James Tuttle,Marion Samuel-Stevens, performers. Nov 4:8:00; Nov 5: 7:00. Trinity PresbyterianChurch, 2737 Bayview Ave. 416· 763-5066..Asa/a (Roots}. Harbourfront Centre/Arabesque Dance Company. Choreo·graphed by Yasmina Ramzy, most musiccomposed by the players; from Sufi Whirlersto Port Said fishermen, from veiled women ofSaudi Arabia to belly dancers of Cairo, accom·panied by traditional acoustic music, fullorchestra of Arabian instruments (qanoon,oude, naye, dumbek, semsemaya, mizmar). Dr.George Sawa, Prof. Bassam Bishara, SuleimanWarwar, Ernie Tollar, Milad Daher,players; Najwa Tannus, vocals. Nov 29-Dec 3:8:00; Dec 2-3: 2:00. Premiere Dance Theatre,Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 Queens QuayWest. 416-973-4000. (eve); (eve sr/st/CADA); (mat); (mat sr/st/CADA).Candide. Theatre Sheridan. Based on thenovel by Voltaire; book by Hugh Wheeler;music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by RichardWilbur; additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim& John Latouche; Voltaire's irreverent satireon optimistic philosophies. Nov 30-Dec 9:2:00 & 8:00 shows, call for details. StudioTheatre, Sheridan College, 1430 Trafalgar Rd.,Oakville. 905-815-4049. , sr/st/alumnidiscounts, call for details.Cats. The Rose Theatre/Troika Entertainment.Composed by Andrew LloydWebber, based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum'sBook of Practical Cats. Nov 7: 8:00 (sold out),Nov 8: 2:00 and 8:00 (8:00 sold out). 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800.-, limited tickets.Cavalleria Rusticana. Opera LiricaItalian a. By Pietro Mascagni; Jealousy inSicily. Marianne Zin-Orlowski, Sophie LouiseRoland, sopranos; Jennifer Fina, mezzo.soprano; Charles di Raimondo, tenor; ToddWieczorek, baritone; DU Chorus; Adolfo DeSantis, musical director. Nov 10: 8:00.Joseph P. Carrier Gallery, Columbus Centre,901 Lawrence Ave. West. 416-789· 7011.$TBA.Chicago. Mirvish Productions. Story of aJazz Age chorus girl, music by John Kander,lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Fred Ebb & BobFosse, choreography by Ann Reinking, based ona 1926 play (itself based on a true story) byMaurine Dallas Watkins. Walter Bobbie,director. Nov 21 -Dec 3: 8:00 (Tue-Sat). 2:00(Wed, Sat, Sun); Nov 27: 7:00. The Princessof Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 416·872-1212, 800-461 -3333. -(eve);-(mat).Cosi Fan Tutte. Canadian Opera Company.By Mozart. Michael Colvin, Russell Braun,Krisztina Szabo & others; Daniel Dooner,director; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. Nov 1,Attention presenters: double-duty deadline looming!While February 7, 2007 may seem a long time off please remember thatDecember/January is a combined issue of WholeNote so the November15 deadline covers all listings to Feb 7.Of course the earlier we receive your listings the better, to evenout our workload, and to reduce the chance of errors in the last-minuterush. In fact, we welcome all listings you can provide for the season assoon as they are ready. We'll format listings from your email - or yourweb site if the information there is correct and complete - and send youback a "proof" so you can correct any factual errors and omissions. Thenyou need only advise us of any changes, cancellations, etc.Please include as much information as possible - including anyexplanation of multiple ticket prices (such as age, seating, performance).A typical WholeNote listing should include:Date Time: Presenter. Title of Concert. List of composers/works. Individual/group performers. Venue name, address, town.Phone for tickets & info. Ticket price(s).Please send all listings and any questions or concerns 7:30; Nov 5: 2:00. Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West416-363-8231. -5; -(15 &under with adult); (spec price, call).Disney's Beauty and the Beast. GrandTheatre. Inner beauty reveals true love;Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by HowardAshman & Tim Rice; book by Linda Woolver·ton. Nov 21-Dec 30: Call for dates/times. 471Richmond St., London. 519-672-8800, 800·265-1593. Call for prices.Disney's Cinderella Kids. BramptonMusic Theatre. Sherry Ross, producer. Nov30-Dec 1: 7:00, Dec 2: 1:00,4:00 & 7:00.Cyril Clark Library Theatre, 20 Loafer's LakeLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. $12; (sr/st); O(ch).Esencia Flamenca. Harbourfront Centre/Esmeralda Enrique Spanish DanceCompany. Ramon Martinez, dancer; JoseValle "Chuscales", guitar/composer; FranciscoOrozco "Yiyi", singer/percussion; NicolasHernandez, guitar/musical director/composer;Chris Church, violin; EESDC Company; EsmeraldaEnrique, choreography. Nov 16-18: 8:00;Nov 19: 3:00. Premiere Dance Theatre,Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 Queens QuayWest. 416-973-4000. -.Eye of the Storm. Hummingbird Centrefor the Performing Arts. Oct 7: 7:30; Oct8: 2:30. *CANCELLED*Fiddler on the Roof. Brampton MusicTheatre. Book by Joseph Stein, music byJerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, basedon Sholom Aleichem's stories. MichaelMaclennan, Artistic Director and Choreogra·pher. Nov 9-11, 16-18: 8:00, Nov 12: 2:00.-.,..-;-._.•WW W. TH EWHO LENOTE.COM!Lester B. Pearson Theatre, 150 Central ParkDrive, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ;(sr/st); (ch).Glorious! Can Stage. By Peter Quilter,story of the tone-deaf diva Florence FosterJenkins. With Nicola Cavendish; ChristopherNewton, director. Nov 20-Dec 16, call fordetails. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416·368-3 110. Call for ticket prices.Grease. The Yorkminstrels. 1950'snostalgia brought to life. Cliff Jones, artisticdirector; David Ambrose, musical director;Valerie Stanois, choreographer. Nov 25, 30,Dec 3: 8:00; Nov 26, Dec 3: 2:00. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-291 ·0600. .50; .50(65 + ); (under 19).Non-perishable food items to the North YorkHarvest Food Bank.High Society. Shaw Festival. Music &lyrics by Cole Porter; book by Arthur Kopit.Camilla Scott, Dan R. Chameroy, PattyJamieson, Jay Turvey, performers; KellyRobinson, director; Paul Sportelli, musicaldirector. Nov 1-19: call for dates/times.Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade, Niaga·ra·on·the-Lake. 800-511·7429. Call forticket prices.Junie B. Jones. The Rose Theatre/TheatreworksUSA. Children's musicalabout irrepressible Junie's transition fromkindergarten to grade 1, based on the books byBarbara Park, singing & dancing, for ages 5 to10. Nov 18: 11 :OOam & 1 :00. 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.leeward. Harbourfront Centre/SusanLee/Evergreen Club Contemporary,r ,,.... (f"'t\I-Iotlir1e:41G-248-1168 \Chinese)416-24e--1114 (English)Tic',.::~ Master: It 16-872-1~11Ticket Price: . , , 20, 0 (VIP)15% off before Oct. 31.·-·..·..: -'"". \ Date: Jan 19th (Fri.) 7:30pm~ ~ ,..--"'"" Jan 20th (Sat.) 2pm & 7:'.'###COLUMNCONTENT###pm l .· ~TORONTO CENTRE FOR rnE ARTS 2t\ ? ":'., ~ 5040 Yonge Street · -.-~ ' ~

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