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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA 75 musicians, singers & dancers showcasing the- 2:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall/Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik: sing-along Messiah.Tafelmusik Chamber Choir & Baroque Orchestra;lvars Taurins, conductor. Massey Hall, 15 ShuterSt. 416-8724255. .50,- 2:30: Ware Academy of Music.Artist inResidence Concert. Mozart: Adagio in b; Chopin:Etude in b Op.25 no.10; Tschaikovsky: AutumnSong and Lily of the Valley from the Seasonsop.37a; Chopin: Piano Sonata in b flat and more.Lu Wang, piano. 4350 Steeles Ave. E. UnitF104A, Markham. 905-479-0591.- 4:00: St Anne's Church. Festival of ninelessons and carols. St. Anne's Choir. 270 GladstoneAve. 416-9224415. Freewill offering.- 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7.- 7:30: Victoria Scholars Men's ChoralEnsemble. Yuletide on the Cool Canadian Side.Works by Togni, Willan, Daley, Robertson &Owolabi. Jerzy Cichocki, director. Our Lady ofSorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761 -7776. ; (sr/st).Wednesday December 26- 1 :00 & 7:00: Matus O Dance Theatre. AChristmas Carol. Markham Theatre, 171 TownCentre Blvd. 905-305-7469; 866-768-8801 .; (children).Friday December 28- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheCount of Luxembourg. By Lehar. Keith Klassen,Elizabeth Beeler, Michel Corbeil, performers;Kevin Mallon, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre,27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754.-$ 78. For complete run see music theatre listings.Saturday December 29- 7:30: Ballet Jurgen Canada. Tchaikovsky'sThe Nutcracker. Markham Theatre. 171Town Centre Blvd. 905·305-7469; 866-768-8801 . ; (ch).Sunday December 30- 12:00 noon: Derek Macrae. Guitar SoloConcert. See Dec 2.- 2:00 & 7:30: Ballet Jurgen Canada.Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. See Dec.29.- 2:30: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall/Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Bravissimo!Opera's Greatest Hits. Members of theCanadian Opera Company Orchestra; JoniHenson & Rossana Potenza, sopranos; ElenaErmenco, alto; Diego D' Auria & Marc Hervieux,tenors; T ulio Gagliardo, conductor. 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. -5.Monda December 31- 2:00pm & 7:00pm: Champagne SymphonyPops Orchestra. Coronation of a King­Tribute to Benny Goodman. John Macleod,trumpet/conductor, Bob DeAngelis, clarinet. RoyThomson Hall. 416-872-4255. .50-.00.Tuesda Januar 01- 2:00: Musicians in Ordinary. 2nd AnnualNew Year's Oay in 1 lth Century Vienna. ChristopherVerrette & Cristina Zacharias, violin; LauraJones, viola da gamba. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. ; (sr/st).- 2:30: Roy Thomson Hall/Attila GlatzConcert Productions. 1 Jth Annual Salute toVienna - World's Greatest New Year's Concert.waltzes, polkas & songs of Johann Strauss, Jr.& contemporaries. Markus Huber, conductor;Barbara Fonyo & Bori Kallay, soprano; Neal VonOsten, tenor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-$130.Sunday January 06- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts· Woodwind Ouintet. Classicalrepertoire. McMichael Gallery, 10365 IslingtonAvenue, Kleinburg. 905-893-1121 / 888-213-1121 . Free w gallery admission.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers · Canadian Jazz Ouartet. Tribute to MiltJackson. Frank Wright, vibraphone; Gary Benson,guitar; Don Vickery, drums; Duncan Hopkins,bass. 1570YongeSt.416-920-5211. Free ­donations welcomed.- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Folkal Point.Original compositions & folk songs. T ranzac, 292Brunswick Avenue. 416410-3655.;(members).- 8:00: Canadian Music Centre. New Musicin New Places Series. David Ogborn: Opera onthe Rocks. Concert-length piece of vocal theatre.Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor;Alex Dobson, baritone. Pauper's Pub, 539 BloorSt. W.416-961-6601. ; (st).- 8:00: Men aka Thakkar Dance Company.Wise Monkey Foolish Crocodile. MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7468;866-768-8801 . ;(children).Monday January 07- 7:30: Associates of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestra. Five SmaH Concerts: Beethovenand Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn: Quartet in A;Beethoven: Quartet Op. 59 # 1. Jin-Shan Dai,Peter Seminovs, violins; Joshua Greenlaw, viola;Elspeth Poole, cello.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre,427 Bloor St. West.416485-2717. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Canadian Music Centre. New Musicin New Places Series. See Jan.6- 8:00: JAZZ. FM91. Sound of Jazz ConcertSeries -Jeep's Blues: the artistry of JohnnyHodges. Jim Galloway, director. Old Mill Inn, 21Old Mill Rd. 416-595-0404. -.Tuesday January 08-12:10: UniversityofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class: StudentPerformance Class. Walter Hall, 80 Queen'sPark. 416-978-3744. Free.Wednesday January 09- 5:30: Four Seasons String Quartet.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre- ChamberMusic Series: R. Murray Schafer and T'ai Chi.Celebration of R. Murray Schafer's 75thbirthday. Mayumi Seiler, Benjamin Bowman,violins; Naomi Seiler, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231 . Free.Thursday January 10- 12:00 noon: Humber Studio Jazz Ensemble.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre -JazzSeries: Big Band. Highlights of the contemporaryside of jazz big band repertoire with a 19-piecebig band & vocals. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: Metropolitan United Church.Organ Recital -Patricia Wright. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.Sponsored by~ Scotiabank40Media 5p3nsor:Deutsche ~\ Presse••1u.1010T~UM.. wU•lf "'"'''''' ""'0&•." '"n.,...,,....,,...,•.WWW. THEW HOLENOTE,COM

- 12: 10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon: Beverley Johnston,percussion. Roi: new piece based on Bach's"Ermuntre dich, mein Schwacher Geist" chorale(world premiere); music by Hatzis, Macintosh,Kondogiorgos & Staniland. Walter Hall, 80Oueen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00: Syrinx Sunday Salons. The DukeTrio. Beethoven: Trio Op. 1 #3; Pepin: Trio;Brahms: Trio in B, op.8. Mark Fewer, violin;Thomas Weibe, cello; Peter Longworth, piano.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ; (st).Fundraising event silentauction 7:00-7:45.The Musicians In Ordinaryfor the Lutes and VoicespresentFriday January 11- 8:00: Toronto Continua Collective.Music from 1 lth Century Italy, Spain, andAustria. Music by Biber & other 17th centurycomposers. Katherine Hill, Amy Dodington &Jenni Hayman, sopranos; Valerie Sylvester,Sheila Smyth & Genevieve Gilardeau, violins;Andrew Mahon, baritone; Lucas Harris & BorisMedicky, directors. Church of St. George the Martyr,197 John St. 416-921-9203. Donations welcome.Saturday January 12- 11 :OOam: Solar Stage Children's Thea·tre. Cosima. An interactive music experience in asf;lfew °ll= j sympat,co ea or call 416 535 9956www.musiciansinordinary.ca13eetltoven and Mendelssoltn* Mendelssohn* BeethovenQuartet in A majorQuartet Op. 59 #1comfortable environment. 1 DO Upper MadisonAve. 416-368-8031. $13.- 7:30: Gilbert & Sullivan Society ofToronto. Annual Songfest. St. Andrew's UnitedChurch, 117 Bloor St. East. 416-221-4864. (visitor); free (member).- 8:00: Heidi Saario.Jean Sibelius· Composi·tions for Piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAvenue. 416-922-3618. ; (st/sr).- 8:00: Miles Nadal JCC. Carmel Trio. EyalEin-Habar & Dudu Carmel; Stephan Sylvestre,piano. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416·932-2260. .- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Chou Wen·chungandthe VareseStory Concert 1. EdgardVarese: Octandre; Density 21.5 & Dllrandes;Wen-chung: String Quartet No. 2 "Streams" &Twilight Colors. New Music Concerts Ensemble;Accordes String Quartet; Teri Dunn, soprano;Robert Aitken, flute /artistic director. BettyOliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis St. 416-961-9594., (sr). (st). Pre-concert talk at 7:15.- 8:00: Toronto Continua Collective.Music from 1 lth Century Italy, Spain, andAustria. Chapel of Royal St. George's College,120 Howland Avenue. See Jan. 11 .Sunday January 13- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. My Best Friend. A story focusedaround Kayla and her dog Ralph. 1 DO UpperMadison Ave. 416-368-8031. $13.- 2:00: Miles Nadal JCC.Jazz Big Band ofIsrael's Thelma Yellin School of the Arts. AlGreen Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924·6211 xO. Free.- 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. SundaySeries-A Song of Enchantment. Music set totexts written between the two great wars,including songs by Herbert Howells, BenjaminBritten & Robin Holloway. Shannon Mercer,soprano; Lawrence Wililord, tenor. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-735-7982. .- 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre.Musically Speaking. Music from 17th CenturyItaly, Spain, and Austria. Toronto ContinuaCollective. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySquare. 416-920-5025. Donations.- 4:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto UkrainianMale Chamber Choir. Christmas Concert:Crossover. Ukrainian Christmas music from oldfavourites to new arrangements. Area musicians,guest artist. Islington United Church, 25 BumhamthorpeRoad. 416-763-2197/416-246·9880. -.- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. ScantilyPlaid. Ruth Sutherland, Celtic harp & voice; BobWorrall, bagpipes; Doug Feaver, voice & instru·ments. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Avenue. 416·410·3655. ; (members).- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Chou Wen·chung and the Varese Story Concert 2. EdgardVarese: lntegrales; Deserts; Hyperprism &Ionisation; Wen-chung: Echoes from the Gorge.New Music Concerts Ensemble; Accordes StringQuartet; Teri Dunn, soprano; Robert Aitken, flute/artistic director. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404Jarvis St. 416-961-9594. , (sr), (st).Pre-concert talk at 7: 15.Tuesday January 15-12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class: First YearStudents Perform. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Jazz at Noon· Brubeck Braid Duo. Jazzstandards, original compositions & free improvisation.Matt Brubeck, cello; David Braid, piano.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East,YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Richard Goode, piano.Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C, Book II; FiveSinfonias; Chopin: Nocturne in c. Op.48/1; FourJin-Shan DaiPeter SeminovsJoshua GreenlawElspeth PooleviolinviolinviolacelloMonday January 7, 2008 7:30 pmTrinity-St. Paul's Centre427 Bloor St. West (Bloor /Spadina)Tickets reg I sen/ studCall Duke TrioMark Fewer, violin; Thomas Weibe, cello;Peter Longworth, pianoBeethoven: Trio Op.1 # 3;Clermont Pepin: Trio; Brahms: Trio in B+ Op. 8Thursday Jan. 10, 2008 Spm Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton AveSpecial Fundraising Event: Silent Auction 7pm- 7:45pmhome furnishings, fine wine, visual art & more ...DECEM BER 1 2007 - FEBR UARY 7 2008WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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