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Volume 2 Issue 3 - November 1996

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November '96 cello. George lgnatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place. 538-4342. 5, . • 3:00: Opera Anonymous. Gian Carlo Menotti: The Consul. The Music Gallery. See November 20. • 3:30: The Canadian Singers, Harvey Patterson, dir. Wintertime. Tyson: Four Strong Winds; Glick: Lullaby; MacNeil: Mother Mary; Hardy: Wintertime; Butler: .Gioria Deo up .in the Sky! Singalong of Christmas favourites. St. Andrew's United Church, 11 7 Bloor St. East. 239-5821.,. • 7:00: Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jas~iewicz, Moniuszko: Halka. See November 23. dir. • 8:00: CBC Radio: On Stage Se~ies. Esprit Orchestra. Copland: Clarinet Concerto; Appalachian Spring; Quiet City; Gershlivin: Promenade; Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Richard Stoltzman, clarinet. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 20q-5555. . . • 8:00. Fraser Jackson. Bassoon and contrabassoon recital. John Hess, piano. Works by J.S. Bach, Charles Koechlin, David Ward-Steinman, Francisco Mignone, and Robert Schumann. World premiere ·of a new work for solo contrabassoon by Stewart Grant. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue. . • 8:00: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. Sound of Toronto Jazz Concerts. Roy Patterson Trio. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 595-0404. . • 1 :00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recital. Richard Birney-Smith "0 .Come, 0 come Emmanuel" - Alternatim for Advent. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • 9:00: The Music Gallery. CCMC. See November 12. · ··•••·•··•·••:••••••:•i•••••i••••iiii•••:•••i:•••••• ~~lr~~~:: • Toronto Latvian Concert Association. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366- 7723. • 12:00 noon: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Improvisation and E/ectroacoustic Concert. Student ensembles. Dacary Hall, 4700 Keele St. 736- 5186. Free. • 12:1 5: First Canadian Place. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker. National Ballet of Canada. Waterfall Stage, Concourse Level. 862-6034. Free. • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday organ recitals. Sharon L Beckstrad, music director Leaside United. 1585 Yonge Street, 925-7312. Free. • 6:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. "All That's Jazz". Michael Danso: Th.:; Duke Ellington Songbook. Mike Lewis, piano; Bill Graham, drums; Jimmy Amwo, bass. Walker Court, 31 7 Du(ldas St. West. 979-6608. Free .. • 8:00: University Of Toronto Jazz Orchestra. The ~~,~~~~~~~~:m to jazz/rock fusion. The 10 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra, Paul PULSE Read, dir; the 11 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra, Phi! Nimmons, dir .. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744/3750. Free. • 12:00 noon: Glenn Gould Studio: Music Around Us. The Queen of Puddings Trio: Laura Pudwell, mezzo- · soprano; David Carlisle, percussion; John Hess, piano. 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. Free. • 12:10: Music in ,St. Paul's. Organ recital by Gi/es· Bryant. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 961-8116. Free. • . 12:1 0: UniversitY of Toronto Historical Performance Ensembles. Entertainment for the King and Queene. Timothy McGee, dir. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744/3750. Free. • 1 2:30: Noonday Chamber Music at Christ Church. 19th century chamber music for piano and strings. Valerie Sylvester, violin and other musicians. Christ Church

November '96 Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 920-5211. Free (suggested donation). • 8:00: Music Toronto. Haydn: Quartet in g minor, Op.20,#3 "Sun"; Schulhoff: Quartet #1 (1924); Schubert: Quartet #15 in G Major, Op.Post 161, D.887. Kocian Quartet. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,. • 8:00: The. Music Gallery & Worlds of Music Toronto. Group Bassan & Tabu. An evening of African traditions and cross-boundary drumming. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. • 1 2:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers' Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Louise Hanly, flute; Denise · . Williams, soprano. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822. Free. • 8:00: Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Cavalli: La Ca/isto (1651). Tom Diamond, dir; Gary Wedow, COIJd. Du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 363-2348. . • 8:00: Esprit Orchestra Festival. Rea: Alma & Oskar; Lutoslawski: Paroles tissees; Pauk: new work for tenor and orchestra with viola obbligato; Evangelista: Symphonie minute; McPhee: Symphony #2 (Pastorale). Richard Margison, tenor; Elizabeth Turnbull, mezzo soprano; Valerie Kuinka, • vi'ola. Pre-conc-ert talk 7pm. : Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 i ;. ~~o;~:,t. East. 366-7723. • 8:00: Faculty of Music Artist Series. The Fo.ur Temperaments. Martin: Ballade for Flute and Piano; Schumann: Fantasy in C,Op.17; Ravel: Chanson Madecasses; Rachmaninoff: Sonata for Cello and Piano. William Aide, piano; Susan Hoeppner, flute; Jo-Anne Bentley, mezzo-soprano; Shauna Rolston, cello. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park Cresc. 978-3744, 978-3750. ,. • 8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. John Stetch, jazz piano. Timeless standards .and original compositions. 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,. • 8:00: Muse Productions & Danceworks. Music of Hildegard of Bingen. Lois Macaulay, dancer, eurythmist; Kim Kendrick, sopran·o, music director; ensemble of singers, dancers and musiCians playing medieval instruments. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. 204-1 082. ,. PULSE Hail 0 Greenest Beauty Hildegard of Bingen: Ma,rian Songs Music, poetry and other writings of Hildegard of Bingen provide the material , for a programme of song and movement. Soprano, Kim Kendrick, and choreographer/ eurythmist, Lois Macaulay lead an ensemble of singers, dancers and musicians playing mectieval instruments. Cc-presented with Danceworks. Sponsored by Peter Munk Charitable Trust. November 29, 30, 8:00 p.m. Church of the Redeemer L------------1 esprit orchestra Alex Pauk music director & conductor Friday November 29- 8 pm /7 pm talk Richard Marglson - new roles Features contemporary music for tenor & orchestra - including two world premiere works by Canada's John Rea & Alex Pauk. Also featured is mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Turnbull. Saturday November 30-8 pm/7:15pm talk September Songs: The Mustc of Kurt wem Before the screening, the film's producer & director - Rhombus Media's Larry Weinstein- will discuss the making of September Songs which features Kurt Weill's music as performed by leading rock, jazz, underground & classical artists. Sunday December 1 - 8 pm orchestral Theatre/Orchestral Film Features R. Murray Schafer's Cortege & The Falcons Trumpet ­ with trumpet soloist Stuart Laughton. Also includes live & onfilm performances of music by international composers Toru Takemitsu, Iannis Xenakis & others. Festival Packages all three dates ; student/senior Concert Tickets: ; .50 student/senior Film Tickets: call or visit the St. Lawrence Centre box office 27 Front Street East (416) 366-7723 gst will be added/handling charge may apply for details call Esprit at (416) 599-7880 november 29, 30 & d~cember 1, 1996 / Dramatic vocal expressions, stunning orchestral film screenings blended with live orchestral performances; plus a magical, virtuosic orchestral-theatre piece are the highlights of this celebration of Canadian creativity featuring: Richard Margison Canada's internationally-acclaimed superstar tenor Rhombus Media Inc. World-renowned producer of award-winning performing arts films R. Murray Schafer Leader in global sound-ecology (World Soundscape) and composer of boundless dimensions

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