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Volume 22 Issue 3 - November 2016

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2016 / 2017 Presents A Debbie Fleming Christmas Sunday, December 4, 2016 ~ 4:00 p.m. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto Tickets available through our website or 416-978-8849 uofttix.ca Adults: Seniors/Under 35: Students: www.orianachoir.com info@orianachoir.com TORONTO CLASSICAL SINGERS Handel’s Messiah (Highlights) Handel's immortal masterpiece in a manageable portion... With soloists, The Talisker Players Orchestra Jurgen Petrenko, conductor Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4 pm Christ Church Deer Park 1570 Yonge Street, at Heath St. W. www.torontoclassicalsingers.ca Single Tickets ; Season tickets Etchegary and George Liu, saxophones; Gillian MacKay, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Acoustic Harvest. John Huston: Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-729-7564. /$22(adv). ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Classical Music Series: Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan. Traditional Indonesian and Western gamelan repertoires. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646- 4677. and up/10% discount(members). ●●8:00: Array Ensemble. Formless. Works by Cassandra Miller, Joanna Bailie, John Abram, Laurence Crane, André Cormier and Nicole Lizée. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532- 3019. Price TBA. ●●8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. A Mississauga Christmas. ’Twas the Night Before Christmas and others; annual sing-along. Guests: Mississauga Symphony; Hazel McCallion, narrator. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (st); (child). ●●8:00: Music Gallery. Moondog 100. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv); (members/st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory. World Music Concert. Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . Also Dec 2. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Grand Tour of Italy. See Dec 1. Also Dec 4(3:30); Dec 6(8:00; George Weston Recital Hall). ●●9:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. A Tribute to Miriam Makeba. South-African jazz. Lorraine Klaasen. 24 Spadina Rd. 416- 922-2014 x37. /(adv). Sunday December 4 ●●1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles: Bach and Forth. Interactive concert for young people age 5-11; adults welcome. Stephen Prutsman, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. . 3:15: Main performance. ●●1:30: Metropolitan United Church (Toronto). Deck the Halls: Downtown Carol Sing. Metropolitan Silver Band. 56 Queen St. E. 416-447-1481. Free. Donations go to Metropolitan’s Community Services Ministry. ●●2:00: Caledon Concert Band. Christmas Spirit. Wenceslas Variations; Fantasy on the Huron Carol; As a Wind from the North; Polar Express; Anderson: Sleigh Ride; other works. Caledon East Community Complex, 6215 Old Church Rd., Caledon East. 416-276-7852. ; (sr/st); free(child with adult). Familyfriendly cafe seating and free refreshments. ●●2:00: Royal Conservatory. Sunday Interludes: Miriam Fried. Works by Bach. Miriam Fried, violin. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●2:30: Live at West Plains. Frankie and the Fairlanes: A Very ’50s Christmas. Five-piece rock and roll revue. I’ll Be Home for Christmas; Merry Christmas Baby; White Christmas; Jingle Bell Rock; Little Saint Nick. West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. 905-529-4871. $22; (under 13). Advance tickets only. ●●2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Make We Joy! Seasonal celebration. A. Concerts in the GTA Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Women’s Chamber Choir and MacMillan Singers. Guests: Young Voices Toronto. Mac- Millan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st). ●●3:00: Royal Conservatory. Invesco Piano Series: Stewart Goodyear. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Goodyear (world premiere). Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. From . ●●3:00: St. Michael’s Choir School. Christmas at Massey Hall. Guests: Matt Dusk, vocalist; True North Brass; SMCSAA Choir; Vincent Cheng, Dr. Jerzy Cichocki, Marie Conkey, Terri Dunn, conductors; William O’Meara, Joshua Tamayo, accompanists. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. -. Also Dec 3. ●●3:00: York University Department of Music. York University Wind Symphony. James McDonald and David Lum, conductors. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736- 5888. ; (sr/st). ●●3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Bach and Forth: Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2. Interspersed with short works from different genres and cultures. Wagner (arr. Liszt): Isoldes Liebestod aus Tristan und Isolde for Piano; Debussy: Ondine (from Préludes for Piano Bk.II); Schoenberg: Musette (from Suite for Piano Op.25); other works arranged by Prutsman. Stephen Prutsman, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (under 30). 1:15: Music and Truffles family concert. ●●3:30: Cantemus Singers. In Dulci Jubilo. Works by Praetorius, Hassler, Schütz and Bach. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church (Toronto), 70 Silver Birch Ave. 416-578-6602. . Also Dec 3(7:30 - Church of the Holy Trinity). Proceeds to Centre 55 Share-A-Christmas Program. ●●3:30: Tafelmusik. A Grand Tour of Italy. See Dec 1. Also Dec 6(8:00; George Weston Recital Hall). ●●4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto). Eftestøl: 7 allegorical pictures 52 | November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

on ‘Kling no, klokka’. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. ●●4:00: Oriana Women’s Choir. A Debbie Fleming Christmas: Jazz Music for the Season. Choral arrangements and original works by Debbie Fleming. Debbie Fleming, vocalist. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-978-8849. ; (sr/under 35); (st). ●●4:00: St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. All Saints Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. Religious service. N.B.: Temporary venue change. ●●4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. Making a Joyful Noise. Handel: Messiah (selections). Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Shauna Yarnell, mezzo; Asitha Tennekoon, tenor; Paul Grambo, baritone; The Talisker Players Orchestra; Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416- 920-5211. . ●●7:30: Leaside United Church. Lessons and Carols. Carols and readings for Christmas. Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him; Schelat: The Angel Gabriel; Parotta: Just One Child; Rutter: Candlelight Carol; Raabe: Sparkling Stars, Shining in the Night; and other works. Leaside United Chancel Choir (Sharon L. Beckstead, director); Junior Choir (Nancy Stewart, director); C Flats Jazz Band (Cynda Fleming, director). 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425- 1253. Freewill offering. In support of the Out of the Cold Program. ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Street Scene. Kurt Weill. Semi-staged performance. Shannon Mills, soprano (Rose Maurrant); Jaclyn Grossman, soprano (Anna Maurrant); Austin Larusson, baritone (Frank Maurrant); Avery Krisman, tenor (Sam Kaplan); Greg Finney, baritone (Abraham Kaplan); Deena Nicklefork, soprano (Olga Olsen); Jay Lambie, tenor (George Jones); Will Ford, tenor (Lippo Fiorentino); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Also Dec 3. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. gamUT: Contemporary Music Ensemble. Wallace Halladay, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Monday December 5 ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Instrumental Masterclass in Concert. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●7:00: Bassoon Out Loud. Kick-Ass Music for Bassoon and Piano. Prokofiev: Sonata in D Op.94; Skalkottas: Sonata Concertante. Stephan Sylvestre, piano; Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-453-7607. ; (st). ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Guitar Orchestra. Jeffrey McFadden, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●7:30: Y.C. Lee. Solo Debut Concert. Art songs and opera arias. Y.C. Lee, tenor; Irina Klimova, piano. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. (suggested donation). Tuesday December 6 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Italian Masterworks. Works by Geminiani, Boccherini, Vivaldi and others. Members of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First come, first served. Late seating not available. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Laurel Swinden, Flute. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Woodwind Chamber Ensembles. A Canadian Christmas Friday, December 9, 2016, 8pm Celebrating Canadian music and customs, featuring Stephen Chatman’s Christmas Joy with brass, and seasonal music by Daley, Sirett, Washburn, Willan, and Stokes. 383 Huron Street, Toronto 416-971-9229 www.exultate.net an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408- 0208. Free. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. A Grand Tour of Italy. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. and up; and up(sr); and up(under 36). See Dec 1 (Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre). ●●8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. VOCALIS Masters/DMA Series. Liederabend in partnership with the Goethe Institute. Victoria Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. Wednesday December 7 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Quirino Di Giulio, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769- 5224. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). ●●7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festival of Carols. Canadian Staff Band; David Briggs, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-408- 0208. -; (VoxTix). Festival of Carols ●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. PianoFest. Students from the piano area perform. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also Dec 8, 9. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. All Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky: Overture to Hamlet; Piano Concerto No.1; Symphony No.5. Lukas Geniušas, piano; John Storgårds, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 598-3375. From .75. Join the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir for this annual joyous celebration of music for the season, and add your voice to the audience carol sing-along with jubilant brass accompaniment. CANADIAN STAFF BAND DAVID BRIGGS, ORGANIST Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 PM Yorkminster Park Baptist Church (just north of Yonge and St. Clair) Tickets start at VoxTix for 30 years and under. Search listings by genre online at thewholenote.com/ ask-ludwig Tickets: www.tmchoir.org or call RCM TICKETS at 416.408.0208 december 5, 7pm KICK-ASS MUSIC for BASSOON AND PIANO Stellar pianist Stephan Sylvestre and Nadina Mackie Jackson play Prokofiev’s Sonata in D Major, op. 94 and the mysterious, magnificently tortured Skalkottas Sonata Concertante. Bassoon Out Loud at HELICONIAN HALL 35 Hazelton Avenue, Toronto / nadinamackiejackson.com thewholenote.com November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 | 53

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