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Volume 3 Issue 4 - December 1997/January 1998

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:i24-9333. ,, student/ senior discounts. () 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven and More. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See January 21. • 1 2 :00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Performers from U. of Toronto Faculty of Music. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 x.363. Free. • 1:30: University of Toronto at Scarborough. Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Performance as part of 2-day Opera Symposium. Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, 1 265 Military Trail. 287-7007.Free. • 8 :00: Canadian Opera Company. Humperdinck: Hanse/ and Grate/. In English with English surtitles. Kristine Jepson, Clare Gormley, Gary Rideout, John Fanning, Alexandra Hughes, singers; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Canadian Children's Opera Chorus; Randall Behr, conductor; Maurice Sendak, set & costume designer. 7:15pm: Free Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 363-8231. to 1 5. • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. The Canadian Singers with Mark DuBois & Suzanne Kompass. Harvey Patterson, music director. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305- 7469. .89,. • 8 :00: Meadowvale Music Theatre & Off-The-Wall presents ECHOES OF ANCIENT VOICES, an evening of Armenian & Georgian vocal music. Anahit, Armenian vocalist; Darbazi, Toronto-based ensemble dedicated to the performance of music from Georgia. Sat, Jan. 24 , 1998 8:00: Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. & at the door 46I-668I. Productions. Nunsense. 63 1 5 Mont;;video Rd. Mississauga. 905-321-0090. 7 . o S :CO: R"yal Conservatory of Music. Royal Conservatory Orchestra. Ravel: Mother Goose Suite; Beethoven: Symphony #7. George Cl eve, conductor. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824ext. 321.,. • 8:00: Sinfonia Mississauga. Kitchen Capers. Martinu: La Revue de Cuisine; Rimsky­ Korsakoff: Capriccio Espagnole; vignettes for small ensembles. John Barnum, cond. Theatre 11, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr. 905-274-1571..50. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven and More. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See January 21. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 22. to . • 7 :00: Toronto Sinfonietta. Love and Betrayal. Operatic excerpts from Moniuszko: Halka; Borodin: Prince lgor; other operas. Maria Knapik­ Sztramko, soprano; Marcel Beaulieu, bass; Musica Antiqua Vocal Ensemble; Ryerson's Oakham House Choir; Renaissance Choir; Lechowia Dance Company; Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor.' Theatre 11, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 488-0191. , . . • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Radu Lupu, piano. Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien Op.26; Janacek: Sonata 1 .X. 1 905; Bartok: Out of Doors; Schubert: Sonata in c minor D.958. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Warsaw Chamber Opera. Blow: Venus and Adonis (sung in English). Restoration opera about the famous star-crossed lovers of classical antiquity, incorporating period instrumentation & dance. Hammerson Hall, 41 41 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. to . • 8:00: Meadowvale Music Theatre & Off-The-Wall Productions. Nunsense. See January 23. • 8:00: Music Umbrella Chamber Concerts. Echoes of Ancient Voices. An evening of Armenian & Georgian vocal , music. Anahit, Armenian vocalist; Darbazi, Torontobased ensemble dedicated to the performance of music from Georgia. Eastminster United Churcti, 310 Danforth Ave. 461-6681. 0,,. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven and More. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See January 21. • 8:00: Toronto Classic Jazz Society. Estonian House, 958 Broadview Ave. 485-5489. ,. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 22. to . • 1 2:00 noon: Amici. Cappuccino Concert. Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; Patricia Parr, piano; special guests. 1 1:30am: Cappuccino; postconcert Italian Brunch. Grano, 2035 Yonge St. 766-6943. (concert & brunch). • 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Humperdinck: Hanse/ and Grate/. 1:15pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in Love and Betrayal Saturday, January 2 4, 7:00P.M. Mississauga Living Arts Centre An evening of operatic: arias and choruses from Moniuszko's HALKA and THE HAUNTED HOUSE, Borodin's PRINCE IGOR, Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, and others. Featuring soloists, Matthew Jaskiewicz, Music Director, TORONTO SINFONiffiA, MUSICA ANTIQUA, vocal ensemble, Ryerson's OAKHAM HOUSE CHOIR, RENAISSANCE CHOIR, and LECHOVIA DANCE COMPANY. For TICK£T PRICES and INFO phone BOX OFFICE, Mississauga Living Arts Centre: 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888 Sponsored by the POLISH CANADIAN SOCI£TY OF MUSIC in conjunction with the POLISH DAY CORPORATION ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY Ci.ASSIC/,L CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See January 23. • 2:00 & 8:00: Meadowvale Music Theatre & Off-The-Wall Productions. Nunsense. See January 23. • 2:00: Scarborough Philharmonic. Colour Me Canadian. Brott/Mclntyre: Jeremy's Decision; Somers: Picasso Suite; Peterson: Hymn to Freedom; Quesnel: Overture to Colas et Colinette; works by Boris Brott. Winner of the SPO Youth Concerto Competition; Gregory Ward, narrator; Boris Brott, conductor. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 261-0380. ,. • 2:30: Opera in Concert. Gluck: lphigenie en Tauride. In French. Linda Maguire, lphigenie; Nathalie Paulin, Diane; Mark Pedrotti, Oreste; Nils Brown, Pylade; Randall Jakobsh, Thoas; Kitchener Waterloo Symphony; Opera in Concert Chorus; Robert Cooper, music director & conductor. 1 :45: Brief presentation about the opera & composer by lain Scott. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queens Park. 366-7723. to . • 3:00: Canadian Chamber Academy. Huan-Chih Li: Spring Overture; Zhan-Hao Ho: Festival; Ka-Nin Chan: Reflection; Arnold: Serenade for guitar & strings Op.4 1 ; Carulli: Concerto for guitar; Rossini: Sonata #2; Albinoni: Adagio; Lin Hua: Woodcuts for strings & piano. Alvin Tung, guitar; CCA Orchestra; Tak-Ng Lai, conductor. George lgnatief Theatre, 1 5 Devonshire PI. 538-4342. 5, . • 3:00: Music at Rosedale. Zelenka: trio sonatas for two oboes & bassoon. Barbara Bolte & Hazel Newton, oboes; Sun. Jan. 25, 1998, 8 p.m. Pianist ROBERT KORTGAARD, described as having "Genuine human warmth and technical panache" by The London Times appears in concert with violinist MOSHE HAMMER.

Gerry Robinson, bassoon; William O'Meara, harpsichord. 129 Mt . Pleasant Rd . 921- 1931. Free. • 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven and More. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See January 21 . • 8:00: Amadeus Ensemble. Music for Midwinter. Robert Kortgaard, piano; Moshe Hammer, violin. Music of Prokofiev, Ravel, Mozart & Grieg. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. ,,. • 7:30: Associates of the Tor onto Symphony Orchestra. Five Small Concerts. Spanish & Italian music for cello & guitar. Daniel Domb, cello; Cary Domb, guitar. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 221- 8342. ,. • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Rita MacNeil: View from the Heart. 1 71 Town Centre Blvd . 905-305- 7469. .59. • 8:00: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. Sound of Toronto Jazz Concert. Claire Rodger & Trio. Ontario Science Centre Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Rd. . • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Mark Toews, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. • 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen. In Czech with English surtitles. Rebecca Caine, soprano; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra ·& Chorus; Canadian Children's Opera Chorus; Maurice Sendak, original designs; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. 6:15pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 363-8231. to 5. • 8 :00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Rita MacNeil: View from the Heart. See January 26. • 8 :00: OnStage at the Glenn Gould Studio. Susan Aglukark, singer/songwriter. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • 2:00: Meadowvale Theatre. Seniors Sing-Along Series. Hit Parade of the 20's to 40's with Chris MacDougall, The Ca.;.,.thra Seniors Choir & guest soloists. 6315 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821-0090. . • 8:00: Aradia Baroque Ensemble. Music From Versailles. Music of Lambert, Lully & Charpentier. Aradia Chamber Choir; Kevin Mallon, director. Theatre 11, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Centre Drive. 905-306-6000. .50,.50. • 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Humperdinck: Hanselend Gretel. 7:15pm: Free Pre-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See January 23. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Brave Old World. Klezmer music. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Rita MacNeil: View from the Heart. See January 26. • 8:00: Meadowvale Music Theatre & Off-The-Wall Productions. Nunsense. See January 23. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. BruckrTer: Adagio for Strings; Mozart: Violin Concerto #3 in G major, K.216;Schubert: Rondo; Symphony #5. Pinches Zukerman, conductor/violin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 8 :00: University of Toronto Jazz Series. Small Jazz Ensembles. Waiter Hall. See January 14. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Richard Hanson, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-811 6. Free. • 12:10: University of Toronto Thursday Noon Series. Paul Bunyan Preview. Introduction to Britten's opera, presented by The Opera Division. Waiter Hall , 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. • 8:00: C~nadian Opera Company. Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen. 7:15pm: Free ?re-performance Talk in the lobby. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. See January 27. • 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Susan Aglukark. 171 Town Centre Blvd . 905-305-7469..10. • 8 :00: Meadowvale Music Theatre & Off-The-Wall Productions. Nunsense. See January 23. • 8 :00: Music Toronto. Stamic Quartet of Prague. Vanhal: Quartet #5 in A major; I 9 9 8 sE As 0 N mall oncerts FROM A SINGLE CONCERT more than twenty years ago, the Five Small concerts, produced by a dedicated group of volunteers, continues to provide Toronto's best intimate music value. Bring a friend or meet new ones. Relax and warm your musical soul! Enjoy the mixed sounds of the best chamber music series in Toronto, performed by world acclaimed members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and their guests, as well as the best and the brightest of Toronto's young musicians. SPANISH & ITALIAN REPERTOIRE Monday, JanuaJY 26, 7:30 pm Daniel Domb, cello CaJY Domb, guitar MENDELSSOHN, von WEBER, PUCQNI & BARTOK Monday, februaJY 16, 7:30pm SILO QUARTET Brigit Hunt. violin Angelique Toews, violin Reg Quiring, viola Kirk Worthington, cello ENSEMBLES Of THE TORONTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA Monday, March 23, 7:30 pm MOZART, ji1ILHAUD, MARTINU Monday, April20, 7:30 pm Carol fujina, violin Charmaine Louis, viola Esther Gartner, cello RAM EAU, COUPERIN, BEETHOVEN, MOZART, PURCELL & C.P.E. BACH Monday, June 8, 7:30 pm CLASSICAL BAROQUE Jim Wallenberg, violin Bertrand Robin, violin, viola Mihai Tetel, cello Patricia Krueger, harpsichord and guest. 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