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Volume 18 Issue 4 - December 2012

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Celebration. St. Columba

Celebration. St. Columba Anglican Church, 7 St.Columba Dr., St. Catharines. 1-877-700-3130./(adv).• 7:30: Sound Investment CommunityChoir. A Christmas Gift. Rutter: Gloria; alsoWhite Chrismas, Christmas Song, otherChristmas classics and sing-along. Trillium BrassQuintet, Brian Rae, conductor; Keiko Yoden-Kuepfer, accompaniment. Trinity United Church,140 Maple St., Collingwood. 705-293-0573.; free(12 and under). Also Dec 8(mat).Saturday December 08• 4:00: Sound Investment CommunityChoir. A Christmas Gift. See Dec 7.• 7:30: Arcady. A Baroque Messiah. RonaldBeckett, conductor. Immanuel OrthodoxReformed Church, 2900 4 Ave., Jordan.905-892-9160. . Fundraiser for EDUDEOMinistries.• 7:30: Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation/CIBC Run for the Cure. Clara’s Concert.Featuring a mixture of Canadian ballads, traditionalWelsh music and other types of music.Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir; Ted Comiskey,singer-songwriter; Jim Gonder, keyboards.Sacred Heart Church, 131 Thames St., N.,Ingersoll. 519-902-6783 or 519-671-4177..• 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Messiah. Handel.With the Talisker Players on period instruments.Jacqueline Woodley, soprano; David Trudgen,countertenor; Isaiah Bell, tenor; AnthonyCleverton, baritone. Mountainview ChristainReformed Church, 290 Main St. E., Grimsby.905-688-5550. ; (sr); (st). 6:45:Pre-concert chat. Also Dec 9 (St. Catharines).• 7:30: Lyrica Chamber Choir of Barrie.Let All Mortal Flesh. Music by Gjeilo, Thomas,Holst, Parry and Rutter. Steve Winfield, conductor.Burton Avenue United Church, 37Burton Ave., Barrie. 705-722-0271. ;(sr/st).• 7:30: Menno Singers. Messiah. Handel.Bethany Hörst, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo,mezzo; Christopher Enns, tenor; Adrian Kramber,baritone; Mennonite Mass Choir; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra; Peter Nikiforuk,director. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St.N., Kitchener. 519-578-1570 or 1-800-265-8977. –.• 7:30: Orillia Wind Ensemble. ChristmasB. Concerts Beyond the GTAPrelude. Handel: Excerpts from Messiah; otherworks. Guests: Orillia Vocal Ensemble; AlysonSpina, soprano. St. Paul’s United Church, 62Peter St. N., Orillia. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir/Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Clara’sConcert. Sacred Heart Church, 131 Thames St.N., Ingersoll. 519-902-6783. .• 8:00: Kokoro Singers. A Kokoro ChristmasConcert. Seasonal music. Brenda Uchimaru, director.Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson St.,Ancaster. 905-522-3893. ; (sr/st).Also Dec 9 (mat, Guelph).• 8:00: Niagara Falls Centre for the Arts.Michael Ciufo, tenor. 4700 Epworth Circle,Niagara Falls. 905-358-6174. .50.Sunday December 09• 10:30am: St. Paul’s United Church.Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. StephanieBurgoyne, director. 48 Broadway St. W., Paris.519-752-0965. Freewill offering.• 1:30: University of Guelph College ofArts. University of Guelph Contemporary MusicEnsemble in Concert. Joe Sorbara, conductor.Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 358 GordonSt., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. .• 2:30: Chorus Niagara Messiah. Handel.With the Talisker Players on period instruments.Jacqueline Woodley, soprano; David Trudgen,countertenor; Isaiah Bell, tenor; AnthonyCleverton, baritone. Calvary Church, 89 ScottSt., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550. ;(sr); (st). 1:45: Pre-concert chat. AlsoDec 8 (Grimsby).• 2:30: Georgian Music. Christmas at St.Andrews. Aurelie Cormier, soprano; BrunoCormier, baritone; Marty Smyth, organ. St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 47 Owen St.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. . By subscription.• 2:30: Orchestra Kingston. Sing-AlongMessiah. Handel. Salvation Army Citadel, 816Centennial Dr., Kingston. 613-389-3525./(sr/st).• 2:30: Peterborough Community CarolSing Committee. Peterborough CommunityCarol Sing: A Christmas Event for Everyone.An afternoon of music led by choir and band,to sing traditional carols of the season.Guests: Barb Monaghan; Major John Murray;Graham Hart; Linda Kash; Rev Frank Patrick;Peterborough Salvation Army Band, Ron Reid,bandmaster; choirs from local churches. St.Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 120 Murray St.,Peterborough. 705-745-1411. Free. Specialoffering will be taken with all proceeds toPeterborough Salvation Army ChristmasHamper Fund.• 3:00: Elora Festival. Messiah. Elora FestivalSingers and Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor.St. Joseph’s Church, 760 St. David St., Fergus.519-846-0331. +HST.• 3:00: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Christmasis Coming. Britten: St. Nicolas; Martin: WinterNights. Mark Vuorinen, conductor. St. Peter’sLutheran Church, 49 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-578-1570. ; (sr/under 30).• 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra. HolidayClassics. Vivaldi: Winter from the Four Seasons;Handel: Messiah (selections); and other seasonalmusic. Jacques Israelievitch, violin and conductor;guests: Guelph Chamber Choir; SuzukiString School of Guelph. River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ;(under 30); (child); (high school).• 3:00: Kokoro Singers. A Kokoro ChristmasConcert. Seasonal music. Brenda Uchimaru, director.Duff’s Presbyterian Church, 319 BrockRd. S., Guelph. 905-522-3893. ; (sr/st). Also Dec 8 (eve, Ancaster).• 7:00: Barbara Milne presents. RantARCADYMessiah•Dec 8 Jordan•Dec 10/11 Hamilton•Dec 14 Waterford•Dec 15 Cayugaarcady.caMaggie Rant: Frost & Fire – A Celtic ChristmasCelebration. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St.,Hamilton. 1-877-700-3130. /(adv).• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. John McDermott. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-466-5550 x3257. .• 7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. JamesGordon Christmas Concert. Chaucer’s Pub,122 Carling St., London. 519-473-2099.$18/(adv).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Factory Arts Baroque Quartet –Baroque Insults. Music by Corelli, Vivaldi, Lullyand Rameau. Julie Baumgartel and AndrewChung, violins; Heather Carruthers, bassoon;Borys Medicki, harpsichord. KWCMS MusicRoom, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Monday December 10• 7:30: Arcady. Messiah. Handel. JanetObermeyer, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo;David Curry, tenor; Jason Howard, baritone;guest: National Academy Orchestra of Canada,Boris Brott, conductor. St. Patrick’s RomanCatholic Church, 440 King St. E., Hamilton.1-888-475-9377. , (sr), (st).AlsoDec 11 (Burlington).Tuesday December 11• 12:00 noon: City of St. Catharines. 22ndAnnual Civic Christmas Carol Concert. Choirsof Eden High School, Holy Cross CatholicSecondary School, and Ridley College; CivicBrass Ensemble; Ross Stretton, organ; PeterPartridge, conductor. St. Thomas’ AnglicanChurch, 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines.905-688-5601 x2160. Freewill offering. All proceedsgo to Christmas Community Care.• 2:00: Sanderson Centre for thePerforming Arts. John McDermott’s AnnualChristmas Show. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford.519-758-8090 or 1-800-265-0710. .• 7:30: Arcady. Messiah. Handel. JanetObermeyer, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo;David Curry, tenor; Jason Howard, baritone;guest: National Academy Orchestra of Canada,Boris Brott, conductor. Burlington PerformingArts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington.1-888-475-9377. ; (sr); (st). AlsoDec 10 (Hamilton).Wednesday December 12• 2:30: Central United Church. Senior’sSerenade. Christmas music performed by studentsfrom Innisdale Secondary School. 54 RossSt., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free.Thursday December 13• 12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. AdventConcert Series: Valery Lloyd-Watts and ClareGordon, piano duo. Works by Schubert andDebussy. 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering.• 7:15: Skyliners Big Band. WinterWonderland. Holiday concert. Maria Branje, jazzvocals; Ron Robbins, director. Barrie City HallRotunda, 70 Collier St., Barrie. 705-487-2574.Free, donations welcome.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. The Klezmatics. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-466-5550 x3257. .• 7:30: Kingston Symphony. Hallelujah!Handel. Kingston Gospel Temple, 2295 PrincessSt., Kingston. 613-530-2050. –.• 8:00: Acoustic Muse Concerts/TheAeolian. Rant Maggie Rant: Frost & Fire – A62 thewholenote.com December 1 – February 7, 2013

Celtic Christmas Concert. Aeolian Hall, 795Dundas St., London. 519-473-2099 or 519-672-7950. /(adv).Friday December 14• 2:00: King Edward Choir. Great Joy: AGospel Christmas. Works by Taverner, Yon,Vaughan-Williams, Mozart, Verdi and Victoria,and a carol sing-along. Floydd Ricketts, conductor.Collier Street United Church, 112 CollierSt., Barrie. 705-734-0116. ; (adv);(under 17). Also 7:30.• 7:30: Arcady. A Baroque Messiah.See Dec.8. Old Town Hall, 76 Main St.S.Waterford. 519-443-0113. . Also Dec 15(Cayuga).• 7:30: Bach Elgar Choir. Messiah. Handel:Messiah. Jennifer Taverner, soprano; MiaLennox Williams, alto; Thomas Macleay, tenor;Jesse Clark, bass; Hamilton PhilharmonicOrchestra; Alex Cann, conductor. MelroseUnited Church, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton.905-527-5995. .• 7:30: King Edward Choir. Great Joy: AGospel Christmas. See 2pm.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Yuletide Spectacular. Holiday favourites includingselection from A Charlie Brown Christmas.Matt Catingub, conductor/saxophone/piano/hpo.orgHamilton PhilharmonicOrchestra GalaDecember 15, 20127:30pmHamilton PlaceADRIANNE PIECZONKAsopranovocals; Grand Philharmonic Choir; GrandPhilharmonic Children’s Choir; Classical DanceConservatory; Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyYouth Orchestra. Centre in the Square, 101Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or888-745-4717. –. Also Dec 15(matand eve).Saturday December 15• 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Yuletide Spectacular. See Dec 14.• 7:30: Arcady. A Baroque Messiah. St.Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, 15 OttawaSt. S., Cayuga. 905-772-5314. . Also Dec14 (Waterford).• 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Special Gala Benefit Performance: AdriannePieczonka, soprano. Strauss: Four Last Songs;other works. James Somerville, conductor.Hamilton Place, 1 Summer Ln., Hamilton.905-526-7756. –5; 5 (includes performanceand reception).• 8:00: Barry Payne presents. Rant MaggieRant: Frost & Fire – A Celtic ChristmasCelebration. Stratford City Hall Auditorium, 1Wellington St., Stratford. 1-877-700-3130./(adv).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Yuletide Spectacular. See Dec 14.• 8:00: Renaissance Singers. Noel! … withthanks. Telfer: Christmas cantata “Noel,” forharp and flute; also seasonal favourites foraudience to hear and sing. Kitchener City HallRotunda, 200 King St. W., Kitchener. 519-725-4397. Free.Sunday December 16• 10:30am: St. Jude’s Anglican Church.Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. StephanieBurgoyne, director. 81 Peel St., Brantford.519-752-0965. Freewill offering.• 3:00: Peterborough Singers. Messiah.Handel. Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo; GrahamThomson, tenor; Curtis Sullivan, baritone; IanSadler, organ. George Street United Church,534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ; (st). Also Dec 17(eve).• 3:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra.Classics and Christmas. Dvořák: SlavonicDances; Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture;Schubert: Ave Maria; Handel: Hallelujah Chorus.Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Collier StreetUnited Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-721-4752. ; (st); (child).• 7:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Barenaked Ladies: Greatest Hits and HolidaySongs. Band’s greatest hits and familiar holidaytunes, accompanied by the orchestra. Centre inthe Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. –.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Penderecki String Quartet and Guests–Beethoven’s Birthday. Beethoven: Septet;Quartet No.2 and more. Guests tba. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Monday December 17• 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Messiah. SeeDec 16.Tuesday December 18• 7:30: Kingston Symphony. CandlelightChristmas. Guest: Kingston Choral Society. St.George’s Cathedral, 270 King St. E., Kingston.613-530-2050. –. Also Dec 19.Wednesday December 19• 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s.Jennifer Potter, soprano; Keiko Kuepfer, organ.St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 47 OwenSt., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; students free.• 7:30: Elora Festival. Festival of Carols. EloraFestival Singers; Noel Edison, conductor. St.John’s Church, 36 Henderson St., Elora. 519-846-0331. . Also Dec 21 (two shows).• 7:30: Kingston Symphony. CandlelightChristmas. See Dec 18.Thursday December 20• 12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. AdventConcert Series: Brad Barbeau, organ. Worksby Schubert and Debussy. 270 King St. E.,Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. Leahy Family Christmas. SeanO’Sullivan Theatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St.Catharines. 905-466-5550 x3257. . AlsoDec 21.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Mercer-Oh Trio: Dvořák Trios 2.Dvořák: Trio No.2 Op.26; Trio Op.90 “Dumky”;Silent Woods. Akemi Mercer, violin; RachelMercer, cello; Gregory Oh, piano. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Friday December 21• 5:00 and 7:30: Elora Festival. Festival ofCarols. Also 7:30. See Dec 19.• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. Leahy Family Christmas. See Dec20.• 7:30: Gallery Players of Niagara. GlissandiChristmas. Poems, short stories and seasonalmusic. Deborah Braun, harp; Douglas Miller,flute; David Braun, violin; Guy Bannerman, narrator.Grace United Church, 222 Victoria St.,Niagara-on-the-Lake. 905-468-1525. –. Also Dec 22 (Fonthill).• 7:30: Centre in the Square. Michael Ciufo,tenor. 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-1570. .Saturday December 22• 7:30: Gallery Players of Niagara. GlissandiChristmas. Poems, short stories and seasonalmusic. Deborah Braun, harp; Douglas Miller,flute; David Braun, violin; Guy Bannerman, narrator.Fonthill United Church, 42 Church Hill,Fonthill. 905-468-1525. -. Also Dec 21(Niagara-On-The-Lake).• 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Handel’sMessiah. Meredith Hall, soprano; Erica IrisHuang, mezzo; Graham Thomson, tenor;Matthew Pauls, baritone; Gerald Neufeld, conductor;guest: Musica Viva Orchestra. RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ; (st); (eyeGO). 7:00:Pre-concert talk with Christopher Dawes.Sunday December 23• 3:00: Grand River Chorus. Messiah. Handel.With baroque orchestra. Leslie Louza, soprano;Daniel Cabena, countertenor; AndrewHaji, tenor; Andrew Tees, bass. St. Pius RomanCatholic Church, 9 Waverly St., Brantford.519-753-3405. ; (st); (under 18).Tuesday January 01• 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra. ViennaTreasure: Die Fledermaus. Strauss. Soloistsfrom the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble;Judith Yan, conductor. River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ;(under 30); (child); (high school).Wednesday January 02• 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Valentina Sadovski, piano. Works by Liszt andBarber. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).Wednesday January 09• 2:30: Senior’s Serenade. Mike Lewis, jazzpiano. Central United Church, 54 Ross St.,Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free.Saturday January 12• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Schweigen Trio. Mozart:Trio in C K548; Brahms: Trio No.2 in C;Tchaikovsky: Trio in a. Marina Branković, violin;Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, cello; Heidi Wall,piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st).Monday January 14• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Ménage à 6. Brahms: Sextet No.2 inG Op.36; Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence.Yehonatan Berick and Csaba Koczo, violin;Theresa and Caitlin Boyle, viola; Rachel Mercerand Rachel Desoer, cello. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).Wednesday January 16• 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s.Matthew Whitfield, organ; Jessika Monea, soprano.St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 47Owen St., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Su Jeon, piano. Haydn: Sonatas No.46, 20, 34 and 50; Rachmaninoff: Études-Tableaux Op.33 No.6, Op.39 No.5 and Op.39No.6; Moment Musical. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).Thursday January 17• 7:30: Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity. Danny Michel and the MagnificentSeven. Guest: The Heartbroken. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-466-5550 x3257. .Saturday January 19• 2:30: Kingston Symphony. Classical GoodTimes Variety Show. Tom Allen, host. GrandTheatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston. 613-530-2050. –.Sunday January 20• 3:00: Dundas Valley Orchestra. In Concert.Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Vaughan Williamsand Somers. Laura Thomas, conductor. St.Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas.905-387-4773. Free.• 3:00: Elora Festival. Soup Concert. Mozart:Requiem K626. Elora Festival Singers; NoelEdison, conductor. St. John’s Church, 36Henderson St., Elora. 519-846-0331. (concertand lunch); (concert only).• 3:00: Metropolitan United Church ofLondon. A Service of Light. Lessons and Carolsfor the season of Epiphany. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 468 Wellington St., London. 519-432-7189 x27. suggested donation.• 3:00: St. Paul’s United Church. CommunityHymn Sing with Choir and Instrumentalists.Stephanie Burgoyne, director. 48 Broadway St.W., Paris. 519-752-0965. Freewill offering.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicDecember 1 – February 7, 2013 thewholenote.com 63

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