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Volume 22 Issue 3 - November 2016

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Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Thursday November 24 ●●12:00 noon: University of Guelph College of Arts. Thursday at Noon: Student Soloist Day. Applied music students in the School of Fine Art and Music. Goldschmidt Room, 107 MacKinnon Bldg., 50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. Free. ●●7:30: Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Queen’s Jazz Ensemble. Greg Runions, conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Perimeter Institute. Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà. Works by Vivaldi, Enescu, Glass and Einaudi. Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, Perimeter Institute, 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ; (st). Friday November 25 ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fridays @ 12:30 Concert Series. Works by Schubert. Marianna Chibotar, piano, and faculty members. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble Concert. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. Also 8:00. ●●7:30: Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Queen’s Symphony Orchestra. Gordon Craig, conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble Concert. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. Also 12:30. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Débuts and Bijoux. Champagne: Mouvement symphonique No.1; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Ma mère l’Oye (Mother Goose); Rabaud: La procession nocturne. Anastasia Rizikov, B. Concerts Beyond the GTA piano; Andrei Feher, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Nov 26. Saturday November 26 ●●2:00: King Edward Choir. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: A Storybook in Concert. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-726-1511. . ●●2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Youth Orchestra: Anniversary Celebration. Youth Orchestra alumni take the stage with the current ensembles for the 50th anniversary concert. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. ; (child). ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. Christmas Home. Project Aria (Guy Few, trumpet/piano/vocals; Leslie Fagan, soprano/harp; Stephanie Mara, piano). Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. . ●●7:30: Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Queen’s Wind Ensemble. Dan Tremblay, conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Live Chamber Music Series. A Musical Tapestry of Sound for Violin, Clarinet and Piano. Works by Mozart, Piazzolla, Khachaturian and others. Halton Ensemble (Vivian Chon, violin; Shiori Kobayashi, clarinet; Ruta Vaivade, piano). Hamilton Mennonite Church, 143 Lower Horning Road, Hamilton. 905-628-4980. ; (sr); (st). ●●7:30: Oriana Singers of Northumberland. Winter Solstice. Trinity United Church (Cobourg), 284 Division St., Cobourg. 613- 392-7423. ; (sr)/$22(adv); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Débuts and Bijoux. Champagne: Mouvement symphonique No.1; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Ma mère l’Oye (Mother Goose); Rabaud: La procession nocturne. Anastasia Rizikov, piano; Andrei Feher, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also Nov 25. FORMERLY, THE JOHN LAING SINGERS, we are pleased to announce our NEW NAME, NEW VENUE for concerts, and a FRESH NEW SOUND! Join us on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27 TH , 3PM at the ‘Rock on Locke’ The Church of St. John the Evangelist (corner of Locke St. and Charlton in Hamilton) for our first of three concerts this season. Stay for a champagne reception to follow. www.musicata.ca or email us at info@musicata.ca Sunday November 27 ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. The Art of Passaglia. Morawetz: Passacaglia on a Bach Chorale; Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1; Brahms: Symphony No.4. Charles Richard- Hamelin, piano; Bradley Thachuk, conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st); (child); (eyeGO). ●●2:30: Orillia Concert Association. Christmas Tidings: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Ensemble Vivant. Orillia Presbyterian Church St. Andrew’s, 99 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-326-6598. SOLD OUT. Also Dec 1(Guelph); Dec 3(Brantford, eve). Notes of Christmas Joy SUNDAY NOV 27, 3PM THE TRILLIUM BRASS QUINTET & DUBLIN CHOIRS GUELPH dublin.on.ca ●●3:00: Dublin Street United Church. Notes of Christmas Joy. Works by Praetorius, Rutter, Dedrick, G. Jones and others. Trillium Brass Quintet; Watson Family Storytellers; Barrie Cabena, organ; Chancel Choir and Youth Vocal Ensemble; Martin Anderle, conductor. 68 Suffolk St. W., Guelph. 519- 829-1835. Freewill offering. Refreshments following. ●●3:00: Musicata, Hamilton’s Voices. Inaugural Concert. Works by Byrd, Billings, Biebl, Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams and others. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-522- 0602. ; (sr); (st); free(child). Champagne reception to follow. ●●5:00: St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston). Advent Candlelight Procession with Carols. Cathedral Adult, Teen, and Children’s Choirs; congregational singing. 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering. ●●6:00: INNERchamber Concerts. All Ages Bach. Works by J.S. Bach on period instruments. Sonatas, preludes and fugues, and a dance suite. Factory Arts Ensemble. Factory 163, 163 King St., Stratford. 519-271-5140. ; (st). ●●7:30: Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Boreal: Songs for the Snowy Season. Tannis Slimmon, Katherine Wheatley and Jude Vadala. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. 519- 473-2099. /(adv). ●●7:30: Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Queen’s Choral Ensemble. Darrell Bryan, conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (sr/st). Monday November 28 ●●2:30: Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Queen’s Polyhymnia Ensemble. Darrell Bryan, conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Peterborough Singers. Yuletide Cheer. Venabrass Quintet; Ian Sadler, organ; Sydney Birrell, conductor. George Street United Church, 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-745-1820. ; (under 30); (st). ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Early Music Studio Concert. Members of Tafelmusik. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. Free. Tuesday November 29 ●●12:00 noon: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University. RBC Foundation: Music@Noon. Instrumental Students. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. Free. Wednesday November 30 ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Symphonic Band Concert: Merry Music. Works by American, English and Hungarian composers. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●6:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. St. Cecilia Singers and Western University Singers. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. Free. ●●8:00: Jeffery Concerts. Slowind Quintet. Mozart: Serenade in C Minor K388/384a “Nacht Musique”; Hosokawa: Ancient Voices; Zemlinsky: Humoresque; Milhaud: La Cheminée du roi René Op.205; Šenk: Trenutki/ Moments; Ligeti: Six Bagatelles. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519- 672-8800. ; (sr); (st). Thursday December 1 56 | November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble Concert: “Let us sing, let us dance”. Works by Navarro, Britten, Gorb and others. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. ●●7:30: River Run Centre. Christmas Tidings: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Ensemble Vivant; Guelph Youth Singers; Markus Howard, choral director. 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000/1- 877-520-2408. (Prime); (Non-prime); (12 and under Prime); (12 and under Non-prime). Also Nov 27(Orillia; sold out); Dec 3(Brantford). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Cecilia Violin Duo. Bach: Six Twopart Inventions; Bartók: Six Duos; Daniel: Giuocolo delle coppie; Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia; Prokofiev: Sonata for two violins Op.56. Sarah Nematallah and Min-Jeong Koh, violins. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Friday December 2 ●●7:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Les Choristes and Chorale Choirs. Britten: Ceremony of Carols; Mechem: The Seven Joys of Christmas; and other works. Kathleen Gahagan, harp. New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. E., London. 519- 661-3767. . ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Western University Jazz Ensemble. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. Free. Saturday December 3 ●●7:30: Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Christmas Tidings: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Ensemble Vivant. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519-758-8090/1-800-265-0710. -; -(child). Also Nov 27(Orillia; sold out); Dec 1(Guelph). ●●7:30: Stratford Concert Choir. Concert II: Handel’s Messiah. Sharon Poelstra, conductor; Ian Sadler, organ. Guests: Blyth Festival Singers. St. James Anglican Church (Stratford), 6 Hamilton St., Stratford. 519- 393-6879. /(adv). Sunday December 4 ●●7:00: Barrie Concert Band. Christmas at the Beach. Lighthouse Community Church, 800 Sunnidale Rd., Wasaga Beach. 705-526- 4275. Admission by donation to local food bank. Monday December 5 ●●8:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Contemporary Music Ensemble. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. Free. Tuesday December 6 ●●12:30: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Electroacoustic Music Compositions. Paul ●●Acting Up Stage. UnCovered: Queen and Bowie. Music director Reza Jacobs and a company of great Canadian musical theatre performers bring songs of Queen and Bowie to life in a way that makes you hear them again for the first time. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-927-7880. -0. Opens Nov 1, 8:00. Also Nov 2, 3. Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. Free. Wednesday December 7 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. In Concert. Works by Berlin, Marks, Torme and Wells, and Hopkins. Janet Ness, vocals; Chris Ness, piano. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●6:00: Don Wright Faculty of Music. Western University Symphony Orchestra. Works by Brahms, Mozart and Prokofiev. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519- 661-3767. Free. C. Music Theatre These music theatre listings contain a wide range of music theatre types including opera, operetta, musicals and other performance genres where music and drama combine. Listings in this section are sorted alphabetically by presenter. ARIODANTE HANDEL OCT 16 – NOV 4 coc.ca ●●Canadian Opera Company. Ariodante. Music by George Frideric Handel. Alice Coote, mezzo (Ariodante); Jane Archibald, soprano (Ginevra); Varduhi Abrahamyan, mezzo (Polinesso); and others; Richard Jones, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5; $22(under 30). Nov 4( 7:00). ●●Canadian Opera Company. Opera for Families: Second Nature. Aucoin. COC Ensemble Studio members. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E. 416-363-8231. ; (under 16). Suitable for ages 7 and up. Ten-minute Q&A with cast and crew follows. Nov 27, 1:30. ●●Canadian Stage. All But Gone. A new work juxtaposing Samuel Beckett’s short plays with Toronto’s best operatic voices. Jonathon Young, performer; Shannon Mercer, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. - . Runs to Nov 6. Tues-Thurs/Sat(8:00), Fri(7:00), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:00). ●●Canadian Stage. Dollhouse. Conceived, choreographed and performed by Bill Coleman. Music, sound and visuals by Gordon Monahan. Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. -. 416-368-3110. Opens Nov 16, 8:00. Runs to Nov 20. Wed- Sat(8:00), Sun(1:00). Note: Nov 18 at 7:00. ●●Civic Light Opera Company. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch Ave. E. 416- 755-1717. . Opens Nov 30, 7:00. Runs to Dec 11. Days and times vary. Visit civiclightoperacompany.com for details. ●●Clarkson Music Theatre. All Shook Up. A new musical comedy built around a number of songs made famous by Elvis Presley. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road. 905-615-4720. ; (sr/st). Opens Nov 18, 8:00. Runs to Nov 27. Thurs-Sat(8:00), Sun(2:00). Also Nov 26, 2:00. ●●Curtain Call Players. Oliver! Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-703-6181. . Opens Nov 4, 8:00. Runs to Nov 12. Thurs-Sat(8:00). Sat/Sun(2:00). Note: Nov 12(aft only). ●●Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University. Faculty Artist Series: The Women of Shakespeare. Female monologues from Shakespeare’s plays set to opera. Chick Reid; Donna Bennett, soprano; Julia Brook, piano. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. and up. Nov 13, 2:30. ●●Dan School of Drama and Music. Opera Ensemble. Scenes by Gluck, Mozart, Donizetti, Offenbach, Bizet and Delibes. Dianne Baird/ Bruce Kelly, conductors; Michel Szczesniak/ Josh Watson, piano. Theological Hall, Queen’s University, 85 Stuart St., Kingston. 613-533- 2424. ; (st). Nov 20, 8:00. ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Jazz Series: The World of Jazz - Steve Koven Trio. Steve Koven, piano; Anthony Michelli, drums; Rob Clutton, bass. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. - ; -(faculty/staff); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Ethan Filner, Viola; Heather Taves, Piano. Brahms: Two Sonatas Op.120; Dale: Romance from Suite Op.2. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). ●●Don Wright Faculty of Music. Fall Opera Gala. Opera and musical theatre. Graduate and undergraduate students in the Western pera program. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. ; (sr/st). Opens Nov 4, 8:00. Also Nov 5. ●●Don Wright Faculty of Music. Opera: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. Music by Giacomo Puccini. Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St. N., London. 519-661-3767. ; (sr/st). Opens Nov 18, 8:00. Also Nov 19(2:00 & 8:00), 20(2:00). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Sister Act. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, based on the screenplay by Joseph Howard. Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Nov 23, 2:00. Runs to Dec 24. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Grand Theatre. The Wizard of Oz. Music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg, book by L. Frank Baum. Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St, London. 519-672-8800. .95-.50. Opens November 22, 7:30pm. Runs to Dec 31(1:00). Tues-Sat(7:30), Sat/ Sun(1:00). Note: Sat Dec 24(10:00am and 3:00)Dec 27/28/30 at 1:00 and 7:30. No show Dec 25. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2016 COCCentreStage.ca thewholenote.com November 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016 | 57

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