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Volume 3 Issue 4 - December 1997/January 1998

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Ash Roses; Rapoport: World Premiere; Pedersen: An Old Song of the Sun and the Moon and the Fear of Loneliness; Patrick: Nightcrawl; Beckwith: Synthetic Trios. Cindy Babyn & Gary Kulesha, Festival directors. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. • 1 2:00 noon: Ray Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Music by Lou ie, Freedman, Becker & Croall. Simon Aldrich, clarinet; Richard Moore, percussion. 60 Simcoe St. 41 0 -1 948. Free. • 7:00: ProVOCE Studios. Opera Excerpts Concert. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 960-0472. ,. • 8 :00: Amici. Crussel: Quartet #2 in c minor; Daniel: Dreams of the Panther (1991); Bottes in i: Gran Duo Concertant; Brahms: Serenade in D major Op.11 . Mayumi Seiler, violin; Steven Dann, viola; David Hetherinton, cello; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Susan Hoeppner, flute; Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; Max Christie, clarinet; Michael Sweeney, bassoon; James Sommerville, horn. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. ,,. • 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Michael Burgess. Hammerson Ha ll, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,. • 8 :00: University of Toronto New Music Festival. An Evening with Buczynsk.i. Buczynski: The August Collection, 24 Preludes for piano; The Years Were 1946 - 1 951 , 11 Songs for Baritone and Piano. Mark Pedrotti, baritone; Waiter Buczynski, piano; Cindy Babyn & Gary Kulesha, Festival directors. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744.,. • 12:00 noon: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Continuum Workshop with student composers. Audience welcome. Continuum, guest ensemble (Ann Thompson, flute; Peter Stall, clarinet; Mark Fewer, violin ; Paul Widner, cello; Stephen Clarke, piano; Bill Brennan, percussion). Cindy Babyn & Gary Kulesha, Festival directors. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • 7 :30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Casual Concert. Post-concert reception. Ray. Thomson Hall. See January 15. to . • 8 :00: Academy Concert Series. Art of the Oboe. Works for solo oboe & strings by Telemann, Zelenka & Janesch. Gretchen Paxson, violin; Patrick Jordan, viola; Margaret Gay, cello. Eastminster United Church, 31 0 Danforth Ave. 778-1941 . , ,. • 8:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Winter Folk.. Celtic folk music & storytelling. 2 Music; Joanna Jordan, harp; Dan "Yashinsky. 6315 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821 -0090. . • 8 :00: Mississauga Symphony. Old Wo'!ld!New World. W.J.Liu: Great Wall Concerto; Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute; Dvorak: New World Symphony; Massenet: Meditation from Thais. George Gao, erhu; John Barnum, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Mooredale Concerts "Souvenir de Florence" & a Mozart Viola Quintet Catherine French, violin " Splendid, radiant tone" Winnipeg Free Press Julie Baumgartel, violin " Brilliant virtuosity" Augsburg Zeitung, Germany Scheindlin & Anthony Rapoport, violas, Kristine Bogyo & Clare Carberry, cellos Sat. Jan. 17, Spm at Willowdale United Church Sun. Jan. 18, 3 m at Waiter Hall, U ofT Mooredale Concerts is the hot tip for great music, spoken commentary, a cameo appearence by a rising young star and affordable tickets! ( St./Sr) 922-3714 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905- 274-1571 . ,. • 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. Tchaik.ovsk.y: Souvenir de Florence plus a Mozart Viola Quintet. Mozetich: Galla Lilies; Mozart: Viola Quintet in C major; Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence; solo oboe works. Catherine French & Julie Baumgartel, violins; Dov Scheindlin & Anthony Rapoport, violas; Kristine Bogyo & Clare Carberry, cellos; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe. Willowdale United Church, 347 Kenneth Ave. 922-3714. ,. • 8:00: North York Symphony. Making Overtures. Rossini: Overture to William Tell; Wagner: Overture to Tannhauser; Copland: Outdoor Overture; Weber: Freischutz Overture; Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld; Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride. Kerry Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 324-9333. ,, student/senior discounts. • 8 :00: Telemann about Bach: Music from the German Baroque. Program to include Bach: Cantata #82 lch habe genug; Trio Sonata; Telemann: Cantata Jauchzet dem Herrn; Trumpet Concerto. Paul Grindlay, bass baritone; John Thiessen, baroque trumpet; Andrea Budgey, baroque oboe; Arbor Oak Trio & guests. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 787-5689. , (reduced to with a donation to Churches-on-the­ Hill Food Bank). • 8:00: University of Toronto New Music Festival. Festival Finale featuring Nexus Percussion Ensemble. Weinzweig: Parodies and Travesties; Beckwith: Echoes of Thiele; works by members of Nexus. Cindy Babyn & Gary Kulesha, Festival directors. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. • 12:00 noon: Chamber Music at the McGill Club. Music for oboe, bassoon & piano. Barbara Bolte, oboe; Gerry Robinson, bassoon; William Shookhoff, piano. 1 0:30am: Brunch. 21 McGill. 977-4122. 2 (brunch a la carte). • 1 :00: Harbourfront Centre Cushion Concert. Alligator Pie. Music of Kurt Weill & Edith Piaf; selections from Alligator Pie by Dennis Lee. Anne Marie Wright, soprano; Guy Few, trumpet & piano; Joseph TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE Petric , accordion. du Merrier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay W. 973-4000. . • 2 :00: Meadowvale Theatre. Toronto Percussion Ensemble. "Get the rhythm, catch the beat." 6315 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821-0090. • 2:00: U of T Faculty of Music Opera Division. Opera Tea. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. . • 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Stars of the Black Dyke. Works include Clarke: City in the Sea; Wilby: Revelation. Robert Childs, euphonium; Matt Baker, cornet; James Watson, guest conductor. 2:15: Pre-concert chat. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. W. 366-7723. ,. • 3 :00: Mooredale Concertf. Waiter Hall, 80 Queens Park. See January 1 7. • 3:00: Sunday Afternoon Concert at the Newman Centre. Music for piano, guitar & violin played by recent winners of the Canadian National Music Competitions. Oak Room, 89 St. George St. 979-2468. . • 4:00: Toronto Sinfonietta. Sk.amandryci. Polish poetry & songs from the 1920s by Tuwim, Sonimski, Lechon & others . Maria Nowotarska, Kings Mitrowska, Janina Jasinska & Krzysztof Jasinski, performers. Old Mill , 21 Old Mill Rd. 488-0191 . , 6 . • 4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Choral Evensong. Brewer: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in D; Howells: Here is the Little Door. 270 Gladstone Ave. 922-4415. Free. • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Angus Sine/air, organ. Willan : Introduction & Passacaglia #2. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • 7 :00: Centuries Opera Association. Concert of operatic duet, ensemble & choral pieces . 787-3708. Free • 8 :00: Massey Hall . B. B. King. "King of Blues " ptlrforms w ith 7 -piece band. 15 Shuter St. 872-4255. to . • 8:00: Music Toronto. S t. Lawrence Quartet with Pedja Muzijevic, piano. Harmon: String Quartet #2 (World premiere, CBC commission); Golijov: Yiddishbbuk; Schafer: String Quartet #6 "Parting Wild Horse's Mane;" Shostakovich: Quintet for strings & piano, Op.57. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. W. 366-7723. ,.

(discounts for seniors & students). • 8:00: University of Toronto Jazz Series. Small Jazz Ensembles. Waiter Hall. See January 14. Jan. 20/98 ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET with PEDJA MUZIJEVIC, pianist. Canada's dynamic ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET, Quartetin-Residence at Music TORONTO, invites pianist PEDJA MUZIJEVIC to make his Toronto debut in the Shostakovich quartet. January 21, 22,23,24 & 25 VERA BETHS, soloist with Tafelmusik in Beethoven's Violin Concerto. • 7 :00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven and More. Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Haydn: Symphony #85, "La Reine de France;" C.P.E. Bach: String Symphony in b minor. Vera Beths, violin . Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964-6337. to • 11 :OOam: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos #2 in F major & #4 in G major; Violin Concerto #2 in E major; Suite #3 in D major. Jacques lsraelievitch, conductor/violin; Nora Shulman, Julie Ranti, flutes; Keith Atkinson, oboe; Barton Woomert, trumpet; Patricia Krueger, harpsichord. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828.20 to .50. • 1 2:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Douglas Salin, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. • 1 :30: University of Toronto at Scarborough. Opera Atelier. Performance as part of 2-day Opera Symposium. Leigha Lee Brow ne Theatre, 1 265 Military Trail. 287-7007.Free. \ll "' \[( 11 ( ll 11 (l[ [(l[{ll"\[(l J\FITRl\()()N < :

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