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Volume 18 Issue 4 - December 2012

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Sound of Music. Also 2:00. See Dec 5.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. David Sereda. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (arts worker).• 7:30: Theatre Columbus. The Story. SeeDec 4.• 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. A TorontoChoral Society Christmas. Geoffrey Butler, conductor;guest: Cassava. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509.; (adv).• 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festivalof Carols. Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium;Sergeant: Silent Night; Rutter: There is aFlower; Halley: Go Tell It On The Mountain;Anderson: Huron Carol; and other works.Mendelssohn Singers; Elora Festival Singers;Noel Edison, conductor and narrator; MatthewOtto, associate conductor. Yorkminster ParkBaptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422. –; –(sr); (VoxTix 20and under).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. PianoFest. Advanced students ofthe piano department perform. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.A. Concerts in the GTA416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Canadian Songbook: Belle Star.Trio of Canadian fiddlers. Rivoli, 334 Queen St.W. 416-872-4255. .50.• 8:00: Pizza Pizza. Stars Are On My Side.Traditional holiday classics and original songs.Ashleigh Semkiw, soprano; Michael Ciufo,tenor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. .• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. AMerry TSO Christmas. See Dec 11.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Good Lovelies ChristmasShow. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604..50/(adv). Also Dec 13.Thursday December 13• 10:00am: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool Concerto Competition Finals. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: Drums, Strings andRibbons. Jeng Yi, Korean drum and danceensemble; Joo Hyung Kim, zither. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:00 noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: A German Baroque Christmas. 40Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.• 12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Noonat Met. André Rakus, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Freewill offering.• 2:00: Northern District Branch, TorontoPublic Library. Orchardviewers Series.Christmas carols. Christie Gardens Choral withchildren from Suzuki program. Urban Room,Main Floor, Northern District Public Library, 40Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 7:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. A ChristmasCarol: The Musical. Stage musical of theDickens classic. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 905-874-2800. and up; (12 and under. AlsoDec 14–17.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Ryan Kelly and DaleMiller. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: Theatre Columbus. The Story. SeeDec 4.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSound of Music. See Dec 5.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. BalletCreole: Soulful Messiah. Tap, African-Caribbean,ballet, jazz and modern dance, performedto Quincy Jones’ R&B rendition of Handel’sMessiah. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7469. –.• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. Good Lovelies ChristmasShow. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604..50/(adv). Also Dec 12.Friday December 14• 12:00 noon: Kingsway Conservatory ofMusic. Christmas with Markus: Children’sCushion Concert. Children’s entertainer Markuspresents Christmas music. Great Room,Kingsway Conservatory, 2848 Bloor St. W.416-234-0121 x222. . Limited space;reserve in advance.• 2:00: Flato Markham Theatre. The NylonsChristmas Show. A cappella quartet. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .Also at 8:00 (–).• 7:00: Passport Duo. ‘Twas the Night BeforeChristmas. Featuring the classic holiday tale setto music and other holiday favourites. SamuelBisson, cello; Nadia Boucher, piano. Array MusicStudio, 155 Walnut Av. 416-836-3096. ;(st).• 7:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. A ChristmasCarol: The Musical. See Dec 13.• 7:00: St. Thomas’s Church/Poculi LudiqueSocietas. A Medieval Christmas: Go We Henceto Bethlehem’s Bower. Pageant with periodmusic. St. Thomas’s Church, 383 Huron St.416-978-5096. ; (sr); (st). Also Dec15(mat and eve).• 7:30: Alliance Française de Toronto.LunAnimation. Musical improvisation set to thescreening of short movies inspired by Méliès’sVoyage dans la lune. Visual artist Paul Walty;music by E. Stam, J. Williams. 24 Spadina Rd.416-922-2014 x25. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James.Handel’s Messiah and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Handel:Messiah, part 1; Vivaldi: Gloria. 106 King St. E.416-364-7865. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Sam Broverman: AJewish Boy’s Christmas. 100A Ossington Ave.416-915-6747. (reserved); ; (artsworker).• 7:30: Life and Music at St. Andrew’s.39th Annual Rugby Christmas Carol Service.Christmas carols with members of the RugbyLeagues of Ontario. St. Andrew’s Church, 73Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Freewill offeringin support of Out of the Cold program at St.Andrew’s Church.• 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Messiah.Handel. With guest soloists and orchestra. AnneMarie Leonard, accompanist; David Bowser,conductor. ClearView Christian ReformedChurch, 2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville.905-827-6129. ; (adv); (st);free(under 12). Also Dec 15.• 7:30: St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.Christmas Concert. Petra Kim, organ andpiano; Anne Morrone, soprano; MarianneSasso, mezzo; Anthony Macri, tenor; IanAmirthanathan, baritone; Terry Harb, violin;Andrew Chung, trumpet. 190 MacTaggart Dr.,Nobleton. 416-605-4901. ; free(child).• 7:30: Theatre Columbus. The Story. SeeDec 4.• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Barenaked Ladies: Hits & Holiday Songs.Orchestral arrangements of the band’shits and holiday favourites. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). .• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. PianoFest. Advanced students of thepiano department perform. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSound of Music. See Dec 5.• 8:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Etobicoke Collegiate Institute,86 Montgomery Rd. 416-410-1570.,$18(sr),(st),preschoolers free.• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. The NylonsChristmas Show. A cappella quartet. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. –. Also at 2:00 ().• 8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano:Todd Yaniw. Gougeon: Piano-Soleil from Sixthemes Solitaires; Ravel: sonatine; Bach:Toccata in d; Rachmaninoff: Sonata No.2 inb-flat Op.36. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (sr/arts worker); (st).48 thewholenote.com December 1 – February 7, 2013

• 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. AMedieval Christmas. Ron Greidanus, conductor.House Concert, 157 Main St. S., Georgetown.905-877-6969. (adv only). Also Dec 15, 16.• 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Colm Wilkinson:Broadway Christmas and Beyond. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. –.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. ChristmasOratorio. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Parts 1,2, 3 and 6. Collegium Vocale Gent choir andorchestra; Dorothee Mields, soprano; DamienGuillon, countertenor; Thomas Hobbs, tenor;Philippe Herreweghe, conductor. Koerner Hall,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. –0.• 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Flute Magic. ChanKa Nin: Strings Together (premiere); Burge:Forgotten Dreams; Borne: Fantasy on a Themefrom Bizet’s Carmen; Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe,Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.3 (orchestralversion). Mario Carbotta, flute; NurhanArman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-872-4255. ; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Tara Litvack Presents. Set ThoseSails: A Night of William Finn. Finn: Infinite Joy;Sailing; And They’re Off; I’m Breaking Down.Performed by 19 musical theatre performers and5-piece band; Tara Litvack, director. TranzacClub, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. .• 8:00: Toronto Consort. Praetorius Mass forChristmas Morning. A re-creation of a Christmasmorning Lutheran mass. Trinity-St.Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-694-6337. -. Also Dec 15, 16.• 8:00: Univox Choir Toronto. Lux Aeterna.Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; new works by N. Palejand L. Marchand; also works by Mendelssohn,Gjeilo, Rachmaninoff and others. Dallas Bergen,conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-697-9561. /(adv);(sr/st); free(under 18). .• 8:30: Hugh’s Room. The ArrogantWorms. 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604./.50(adv).Saturday December 15• 2:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSound of Music. Also 8:00. See Dec 5.• 2:00: St. Thomas’s Church/Poculi LudiqueSocietas. A Medieval Christmas: Go We Henceto Bethlehem’s Bower. See Dec 14.• 2:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. A ChorusChristmas – Dancing Days. Music by Rutter,Hamilton, and Watson Henderson. Elise Bradley,conductor; guests: Judy Loman, harp, AndyMorris, percussion; Chris Dawes; organ; TrueNorth Brass quintet. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 2:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.City Carol Sing. Yorkminster Park Choirs; ChristChurch Deer Park Choirs; True North Brass;Larkin Singers; Canadian Children’s OperaChorus; Lauren Margison, soprano; RichardMargison, tenor; Russell Braun, baritone andothers. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.Donations taken toward the Church-on-the-HillFood Bank.• 3:00: Singing Out. Shining Night: A HolidayConcert. Lauridsen: Sure on this Shining Night;and other works. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 FrontSt. W. 416-948-8162. . Also at 7:30.• 3:30: Living Arts Centre. MississaugaChildren’s Choir: Winter Song. Seasonal favourites;works by Rutter and Vaughan Williams.RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 LivingArts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;free(under 12).• 3:30: York Symphony Orchestra. YSOHoliday Spectacular. Favourite carols, audiencesing-along. Guest: York Highlands Chorus; DavidBourque, guest conductor. Trinity AnglicanChurch, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. ; (sr); (st). Also at 8:00.• 4:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.Bells Are Ringing! Guest: Matthew Jones, conductor.Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. –; .20–.80(sr);(16–26); (15 and under); (family offour). No applause; bring your own bell and jingleyour approval.• 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7; also 7:30pm.• 5:00: Sarah Yunji Moon Presents.Funtemporary Flute Recital. Mazzoleni ConcertHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 647-472-4583. Free.Reception to follow.• 7:00: Oakville Children’s Choir. CommunityCarol Concert: All Your Holiday Favourites.Guests: Andrei Streliaev, organ; ErinoakKidsGlee Club Singers. Sarah Morrison, music director.St. Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca St.,Oakville. 905-337-7104. ; (sr/child).• 7:00: Rose Theatre Brampton. A ChristmasCarol: The Musical. See Dec 13.December 1 – February 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 49

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