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Volume 3 Issue 4 - December 1997/January 1998

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  • Toronto
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• 8:00: Markham

• 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jackie Richardson & the Faith Chorale. See December 8 . • 9:00: Music Gallery. CCMC with Roswe/1 Rudd & Burton Greene. 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ,. • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Noonday Recital. Andrew Ager, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. Free. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Cherish the Ladies. Celtic Christmas program. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Jackie Richardson & the Faith Chorale. See December 8. • 8:00: OnStage at the Glenn Gould Studio. An ton Kuerti plays Schubert piano music. Schubert: Sonata in D major, Op.53; Sonata in A major, Op.posth. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • 8 :00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Handel: Messiah. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Valdine Anderson, soprano; Angels Horn, mezzo soprano; Geoffrey Butler, tenor; Thomas Barrett, baritone; Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 598-0422. to . • 1 2 :00 noon: CBC Radio Two. Music Around Us. 5th Annual Atrium Christmas Celebration.Operatic favourites for the Christmas season; Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel; Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ; sing-along of best-loved carols. Canadian Opera Company Orchestra & Chorus; Canadian Children's Opera Chorus; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. Lorna Jackson, host. Barbara Frum Atrium, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. Free. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Daren Rymal, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116.Free. • 7:30: Mennonite Mass Choir & MENNO Singers, Wayne Gilpin, conductor. Handel: Messiah. Stephanie Kramer, soprano; Anita Krause, mezzo; Dennis Giesbrecht, tenor; Daniel Lichti, bass baritone; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 1- 800-265-8977. to ; group rates available. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Finjan. Klezmer sextet. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Music Toronto. Colorado Quartet with Shauna Rolston, cello. Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major, Op .1 8 #6; Shostakovich: Quartet #14 in F sharp Major, Oo.142; Music AT LAWRENCE PARK Christmas music by Candlelight Th~ Choir of Lawrence Park Community Church, Mark Toews, conductor. Kimberley Briggs, soprano Jo-Anne Bentley, mezzo-soprano Glyn Evans, tenor Peter Fisher, baritone with String Ensemble Erica Goodman, harp Ronald Jordan, organ. Finzi, In Terra Pax; Saint-Saens, Christmas Oratorio & seasonal carol settings. Friday December 12, 1997, 8:00p.m. Lawrence Park Community Church 2180 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3K7 Schubert: Cello Quintet in C major, Op.1 63, D.956. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. w. 366-7723.,. Dec. 11/97 COLORADO QUARTET with SHAUNA ROLSTON, cellist. Add SHAUNA ROLSTON to the COLORADO QUARTET QUARTET and hear 5 dynamic women string Rlayers at the height of their awardwinning abilities. McLean at the Vinyl Cafe. An evening of stories and music. Vinyl Cafe Orchestra. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. ,. • 8:00: Toronto Consort. A Celtic Christmas with Puirt a Baroque. Program includes Renaissance carols, Cape Breton fiddle tunes & English Yuletide ballads. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337.to . • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Performers from the U of T Faculty of Music. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. • 7:30: Arbor Oak Trio. The Christmas Rose. Nicol: The Christmas Rose (world premiere). Royal Conservatory Children's Choir; Alan Howard Waldorf School Choir; soloists, orchestra. Meet the commposer 1/2 hour before . show. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 256- 9421.,. • 7:30: Mennonite Mass Choir & MENNO Singers, Wayne Gilpin, conductor. Handel: Messiah. Centre in the Square, Kitchener. See December 11. • 8:00: Choir of Lawrence Park Community Church. Christmas Music by Candlelight. Finzi: In Terra Pax; Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio; seasonal carol settings. Msark Toews, conductor. 2180 Bayview Ave. 489-1551 . ,. • 8 :00: Orpheus Choir. Songs and Tidings of Joy. Settings of the Magnificat by Rutter, Mendelssohn, Part, Mozart & Willan; Skelton: world premiere. Sidgwick Scholars, soloists; William Maddox, organ; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 530- 4428.,. • 8:00: TSO. Handel: Messiah. See December 10. S20 ANI> SIS (Silii>I NIS AND SI NIOitS) (416) 489-1551

• 8 :00: Toronto Consqrt. A Celtic Christmas with Puirt e Baroque. Trinity-SI. Paul's Church. See December 11 . · • 8:00: Xaver Varnus, Organ, in Concert. Works by Bach, Wagner & Mendelssohn. Benefit for the Organ Fund of the First Hungarian Presbyterian Church of Toronto. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 656- 1.342. . • 8 :15: Etobicoke Philharmonic, Tak-Nglai dir. Around the world for Christmas. Stephen Tam, flute. Works by Barnes, Corelli, Tso Chen Quan, Mozart and Schubert. Martingrove Collegiate Institute (Eglinton at Martingrove). 239-5665. ,. • 1 :30 & 3 :30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra: "... a Partridge in a Pear Tree. " Children's Christmas Concert. Programme to include: Traditional: The Twelve Days of Christmas; Sheldon: The Twelve Days After Christmas; Tchaikovsky: selections from The Nutcracker Suite; L. Mozart: selections from Toy Symphony; Waring (arr.): "'Twas the Night Before Christmas;" holiday favourites. Mary Lou Fallis, s oprano & narrator; Boris Brott, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. . • 3 :00: Arbor Oak Trio . The Christmas Rose. Calvin Presbyterian. See Dec.12. • 7:00: Toronto Sinfonietta. Messa di Gloria. Puccini: Messa di Gloria. Chris Coyea, tenor; Claude Soulodre, ' baritone; Ryerson's Oakham House Choir; Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 488-0191. • 7:30: Mennonite Mass Choir & MENNO Singers, Wayne Gilpin, conductor. Handel: Messiah. Centre in the Square, Kitchener. See December 11. • 8 :00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, Clifford Poole, conductor. Christmas Dreams. Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals; Christmas Sing-along. John Rutherford, narration; David Murrell, piano; Brenda Harrison, choreog.; East York Youth Choir. Midland Ave. Collegiate, 720 Midland Ave. 699-5324. , . • 8 :00: East York Symphony Orchestra, Douglas Sanford, conductor. Verdi: Overture to Un Ballo in Maschera; Friedman: Romance for St ring Orchestra; Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite #1; Brahms: Hungarian Dance #5 in g minor; Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Offenbach: Orpheus. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 467-7142. ,. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Blind Boys of Alabama. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Leaside Presbyterian Church Choir. Carols Through the Ages. 670 Eglinton East. 422-051 0 . . • 8 :00: Music at St. John's. Judy Loman, harp in concert with the Toronto Children's Chorus; Jean Ashworth Bartle, director. Britten: Ceremony of Carols. 288 Humberside Ave. 763-2393. ,,. • 8:00: Toronto Camerata. Magnificat. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless. See December 6 . • 8:00: Village Voices. Handel: Messiah. Christopher Cotton, conductor. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd . 905- 305-7469. ,,. • Brampton Symphony Orchestra. Sounds of the Season. Christmas music and song. Heritage Theatre, 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-874-2800.,. • 2 :00: Metropolitan Silver Band. Afternoon of Christmas music & carol s ing-along . Scarborough Civic Centre, 1 50 Borough Dr. 757-8697. Free. • 2 :00: ProVoce Studios. Cnristmas Concert. Choral, solo works & sing-along. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 960-0472. ,. • 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. RCM Chamber Orchestra. Grieg : Holberg Suite; Mozart: Symphony #29. Rennie Regehr, conductor. Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. 408- 2824 ext. 321 . Free with admission to the Gallery. • 2 :30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speaking: Grassroots Christmas. Traditional British Isles folk carols; wassail songs; songs of mummers & 'Wren Boys;' hymns from the New England Singing School movement. lan Bell & John Mayberry, vocals. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. 966-1409. Free with admission to the ROM. • 3 :00 & 8 :00: Amadeus Choir. Lydia Adams, music Ch~rc~ Choirs at1~ Members of tl1c Torot1to S\jmp~Ot1\j Orc~estr a it1vite \jO~ to o~r Christmas: ) , j , \lu--il' "' - ,, · St. .lohn"s '-. First concert in our series! JudyLoman in conce rt ";rh Monica Whicher, oprano and the Toronto Children· Chorus directed by Jean Ashworth Bartle Saturday, December 13, 8 pm St. John's Anglican Church The corner of Humberside Ave. and Quebec Ave. 2 blocks north of the High Park subway station. Tickets • Adult • Senior I student • Child under 12 Other upcoming concerts in the series • BACH CONSORT Saturday, January 31 , 8 pm • JOAN WATSON in concert (Associate principal French Horn player with the TSO) Saturday, April 4, 8pm Subscription Series Ticket Pr ices • Adult • Senior I student To reserve tickets or for more information call 416-763-2393 TORONTO 'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY.CLASSI CAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTNG SOURCE

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