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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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Choir; Havergal College

Choir; Havergal College Girl’s Choir; CanadianChildren’s Opera Chorus boy soloists;Bruce Ubakata and Stephen Ralls, duo piano.Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace ChurchA. Concerts in the GTAon-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-491-8542.; (sr); (st); (under 12). AlsoDec 4(mat). 6:45: Pre-concert chat with KatieLarson.Counterpoint Community OrchestraTerry Kowalczuk, Music Directorworks by von Suppé, Khachaturian, Sousa, Shostakovich, plusMozart Symphony No. 41, K.551, “Jupiter”Saturday December 3, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.Saint Luke’s United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. at Door • Advance • Youth 13/under Reserve tickets/more info (ask about Group Tickets... ) • (416) 902-7532 • www.ccorchestra.orgVICTORIA CHAPEL RECITAL91 Charles Street West, TorontoDecember 3rd, 8 p.m.Rudin Lengo, pianoClayton Tillotson, violinChopin, Brahms, LisztAdults: - Seniors/Students: (cash at the door or online• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. The Magic Flute.See Dec 2.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. See Dec 1.• 8:00: Ad Summum Events. Piano and ViolinRecital. Works by Chopin, Brahms and Liszt.Rudin Lengo, piano; Clayton Tillotson, violin.Victoria Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-419-4718. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Cantores Celestes. A Hands Acrossthe Border Christmas. Holman: Sir Christemas;Susa: Carols and Lullabies of the Southwest;and other works. Ellen Meyer, piano; Andy Morris,percussion; Jacqueline Goring, harp; MichaelKolk, guitar; Karen Houston, cello; StephenTam, flute. Runnymede United Church,432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. . Adonation will be made to the Assaulted Women’sHelpline.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Nov 30.• 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.Jupiter. Mozart: Symphony No.41 K551“Jupiter”; and works by von Suppé, Sousa,Khachaturian and Shostakovich. Terry Kowalczuk,music director. St. Luke’s UnitedChurch, 353 Sherbourne St. 416-902-7532./(adv); (13 and under).• 8:00: County Town Singers. Cool Yule. Festivesongs. See Dec 2.• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.Handel. Georgetown Baroque Choir; RonGreidanus, harpsichord and director. Old TownHall, 19 Willow St. N., Acton. 905-877-6569.; (st).• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Sam Broverman: The Lifeand Times of Johnny Mercer. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ;(st/industry with ID).• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Chava Albersteinand Maryem Tollar. Double bill of Israelifolk singer-songwriter and Egyptian-Canadianvocalist. With Oved Efrat, acoustic guitar;Eran Weitz, guitars; Avi Agababa, percussion;Waleed Abdulhamid, bass and percussion;Naghmeh Farahmand, tombak and percussion;Michael Ibrahim, nay and oud; and others. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208..50 and up.• 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Howard Cable’s Cowboy Christmas. Cable:Christmas at the Line Camp, text by CharlieRussell (premiere); Liszt: Missa Choralis (excerpts);and other seasonal works for orchestraand choir. Toronto Choral Society, HowardCable, conductor and host; guest: GeoffreyButler, conductor. Birchmount Park CollegiateInstitute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 416-429-0007.; (sr); (youth).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden. See Dec 1.• 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. A Boy wasBorn in Bethlehem. Carols, motets, modernsongs, anthems and sing-along. Mark Vuorinen,music director. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-763-1695. –; –(sr); .50(under 30); (Opening Notes).7:00: Opening Notes. Post-concert caroling.• 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. A Child isBorn. Bach: Cantata BWV191 Gloria in excelsisDeo; Christmas Oratorio (selections); Handel:Messiah. Saint Thomas’ Anglican Church, 383Huron St. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st).7:45: Pre-concert chat.Sunday December 04• 2:00: Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Nov 30.• 2:00: Jacqueline Gélineau & Brahm Goldhamer.Excerpts from Bach’s Weinachts- Oratorium.Jacqueline Gelineau, contralto; RachelKrehm, soprano; John Holland, baritone; BrahmGoldhamer, piano and conductor; with chamberorchestra. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-922-3618. ; (sr/st).• 2:00: Markham Concert Band. A SeasonalCelebration. Christmas and Chanukah songs.Guest: Lisa Kallasmaa-Bavid, vocals. MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. ; (sr/st/child).• 2:00: Massey Hall and Roy ThomsonHall. Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone. GlennA Boy was Born inBethlehemOur Christmas concert juxtaposesancient carols and motets withmodern songs and anthems.Come, listen, and sing along!Saturday Dec 3 • 8 p.m.Opening Notes • 7 p.m.Mark VuorinenMusic DirectorChrist Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St(416) 763-1695 • torontochamberchoir.ca46 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-872-4255..50–.50.• 2:00: Music at Metropolitan. Carols United.Annual Carol Sing with the MetropolitanSilver Band and organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26.By donation; in support of Metropolitan CommunityServices Ministry.• 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Monica Whicher,soprano and Judy Loman, harp. Carols and seasonalsongs. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. .50.• 2:00: York Region Community Choir. WinterConcert. Trinity United Church, 461 ParkAve. Newmarket. 905-853-9542. .• 2:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.Handel. Georgetown Baroque Choir; Ron Greidanus,harpsichord and director. St. Elias UkranianChurch, 10193 Heritage Rd., Brampton.905-877-6569. ; (st).• 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. See Dec 1.• 2:30 and 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. ChristmasConcert. Linda Meyer, director. Dunstan ofCanterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd. 416-282-8260. .• 3:00: Etobicoke Suzuki Music. Winter Concert.Featuring 100 young violinists and cellists.Michael Power/St. Joseph SecondarySchool, 105 Eringate Dr., Etobicoke. 416-239-4637. Free.• 3:00: Mississauga Children’s Choir. AStar in the East. Music from Poland, Russia andAsia. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .• 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. The Musician Storyteller.Humperdinck: Hänsel and Gretel (overture);Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite; Villa-Lobos: “The Little Train of the Brazilian Countryman”from Bachianas Brasileiras No.2; Berlioz:“March to the Scaffold” from SymphonieFantastique; Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No.2in d. Danielle Lisboa, conductor; guests: DavidSmith Theatre of Marionettes; Clarisse Schneider,violin. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-467-7142 or 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr);(under 18). 2:15: Pre-concert talk.• 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Britten: SaintNicolas. See Dec 3. 2:15: Pre-concert chat.• 3:00: Penthelia Singers. Vocal Treasures.Medieval to contemporary a cappella music forwomen’s choir. Rosedale Presbyterian Church,129 Mount Pleasant Rd. 647-637-3888. ;(sr/st).• 3:30: Tafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden. See Dec 1.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill offering.• 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. TimelessTreasures. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (highlights).Jennifer Taverner, soprano; SandraBoyes, mezzo; Zachary Finkelstein, tenor; PeterMcGillivray, bass; Talisker Players; JurgenPetrenko, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. ;(sr/st).• 6:00: Latvian National Opera Fund-Canada.Andris Ludvigs, tenor and Vilma Indra Vitols,mezzo. Concert of opera arias and duets fromHeiress of Vilkaci, Carmen and other operas.David Eliakis, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 HazeltonAve. 416-536-1506. ; (sr); (st).• 7:00: Church of St. Timothy, North York.A Christmas Carol. Christmas music accompanyingreading of Dickens’ “A ChristmasCarol.” Nathaniel Dett Chorale; Choir of St.Timothy’s Anglican Church. 100 Old OrchardGrove. 416-485-5011. . In support of theSenior’s Health Centre of the North York GeneralHospital; reception to follow.• 7:00: St. Andrew’s Church. Be Not Afraid –An Evening of Songs and Stories. Original piecesinspired by the Advent and Christmas season.Glen Soderholm, singer-songwriter; guests:Mike Janzen, piano; Sahra Featherstone, violinand Celtic harp; Jesse Turton, bass; RobinPirson, percussion; Brad Woods, storyteller. 73Simcoe St. 416-593-5600. Freewill offering insupport of World Vision Canada and the “Lifeand Music” series at St. Andrew’s Church.Toronto Classical SingersGoes Platinum~20 years of SingingTimeless Treasures4 pm Sunday December 4, 2011Bach’s Christmas Oratorio HighlightsExperience the Christmas story through the genius of BachConductor & Artistic DirectorJurgen PetrenkoThe Talisker Players OrchestraSoloists:Jennifer Taverner, sopranoSandra Boyes, mezzo-sopranoZachary Finkelstein, tenorPeter McGillivray, bassChrist Church Deer Park1570 Yonge St. @Heath St or 416-443-1490SAVE with Season Tickets Adult, Senior/StudentSingle Tickets Adult, Senior/Student• 7:30: Markham Rotary Club Foundation.Songs for the Season, Chorale de Noël: AMulticultural Night of Music and Joy. ChineseCanadian Choir of Toronto, Silverthorn SymphonicWinds, Andrew Chung, conductor; CoroSan Marco, Daniele Colla, conductor; Brittanyand Dennis Gray, mcs. Markham Theatre, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7649.–.• 7:30: Opera Belcanto. Christmas Concert.Neapolitan songs and opera excerpts.David Varjabed, conductor. Richmond HillCentre for the Performing Arts, 10268Yonge St. 905-787-8811. .29–.94;.64–.29(sr/st).LATVIAN NATIONAL OPERA FUND CANADApresentsLatvian National Opera tenorANDRISLUDVIGSOurVILMALADY INDRA ofSORROWSoffering.& Canadian mezzo-sopranoDecember 4, 6PMwww.sorrows.ca416-231-6016• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-0492. Free.• 8:00: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Mary Pitt and David Warrack:Ein, Zwei, Drei, Boum. Cabaret in threelanguages. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved); ; (st/industrywith ID).Monday December 05• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Wind Masterclass inConcert. Patricia Wait, director. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, 112 Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926, Free.Tuesday December 06Pastor:Rev. Fr. Nino CavotoPastoral Assistant:Patrick Sibley3055 Bloor Street West,just west of Royal YorkRoadFree Lunchtime OrganConcert SeriesWednesdays 12:15 – 1:00Music and Artistic DirectorGordon D. MansellDecember 7Gordon MansellDecember 14Christina HuttenDecember 21Christina HuttenDecember 28No concertJanuary 4Gordon Mansell• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Eclectasy. Humber Studio Jazz Ensemble,Denny Christianson, director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Bach Series XI. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewill• 7:30: Dancap Productions. Memphis.Book by DiPietro, music by D. Bryan. Chris-VITOLSROMAN CATHOLIC topher Ashley,with pianistCHURCH, director; Sergio Trujillo, TORONTOchor-DAVIDELIAKISeography. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 416-644-3665 or 1-866-950-7469.–0. Also Dec 7–24;Tue–Sat at 7:30;Sat and Sun at 2pm; Dec 22, 23 at 2pm; Dec24 at 1pm.• YOUR EVENT COULD BE LISTED HERElistings@thewholenote.comOne of the most stunning Baroqueinstruments in the worldNovember 1 – December 7, 2011 47

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