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Volume 4 Issue 4 - December 1998/January 1999

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•• •12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Michel Allard, piano; Denise Williams, voice. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. •••7:30: Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects. Contemporary Showcase 1998. Concert & scholarship presentation. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 963-5937. ,. •••7:30: Celebration Chorale. Handel: Messiah. Sherri Karam, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo soprano; Darryl Edwards, tenor; Kevin McMillan, baritone; Talisker Players; Wayne Gilpin, conductor. First · Baptist Church, 306 Erb St. West, Waterloo. 1-800-867- 3281. ,. •••7:30: Montgo.mery'slnn. Family Christmas Sing Along. Instrumental solos; Christmas favourites, children's· songs & choruses. Michel Allard, · guitar· & percussion. 4709 Dundas St. West. 394-8113., (advance registration required). •••8:00: Aldeburgh ConnectioniU of T Faculty of Music. Young Artists Recital. Music by Bach, Schumann, Debussy; 20th century folksong settings by Britten & by Canadian composers. Heidi Klann, soprano; Alex Dobson, baritone; Stephen Ralls, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. •••8:00: Ouo L'lntemporel. Festive & Christmas music by Bach; Handel, Leclair, Daquin, Charpentier & Balbastre. Mylene Guay, baroque flute; David Sandall, harpsichord. Kimbourne Park United Church, 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. 657- 0076.,. • • •8:00: Etobicoke Musical Productions. A Chorus Line. Music by Marvin Hamlisch; book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante; lyrics by Edward Klevan. Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall. 248-041 O, ; group rates. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. •••8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. The Gifts of Christmas. Haydn: St. Nicolas Mass; Te Deum; well-known traditional carols. Quartet of soloists; string ensemble. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Ra. 239-1131 A Taste of CHRISTMAS Duo L'INTEMPOREL Myl~ne Guay - baroq~e flute Davtd Sandall- harpstchord Festive and Seasonal Music ' by . Bach-Handel-Leclair Daquin-Charpantier. Friday December 4 · 8:00pm Kimbourne Park United Church 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. 1 street north of Coxwell subway /, under 16 free info -reservations:416-657-0076 n E ext.49. ;. • • •8:00:. Exultate .Chamber Singers. 0 King of Nations: Music for Advent. Part: Magnificat Antiphonen; Distler: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen; seasonal carols & motets. John Tuttle, conductor. Saint Thomas's Church, 383 Huron. . •••8:00: Les AMIS. Preview Concert. Music by Kulenovic & P,epa. Dusan Paunovic, accordion; Michael Pepa, . artistic director. Zion Church Cultural Centre, 1 650 Finch Ave. East. 905-773-7712. . t • • •8:00: Massey Hall. Coiours of Christmas. Program of greatest hits & holiday favourites. Philip Bailey, Sheena Easton, Jeffrey Osborne & Deniece Williams, singers; gospel choir; full orchestra. 15 Shuter. 872- 4255. to . •••8:00: Tafelmusik. On Yoolis Night. Trinity-St. Paul's. See December 3. •••8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Holly Cole Holiday Concert. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 3. •••8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. When Icicles Hang: Music for . the Season. Works by Rutter, Thompson, Hatfield, Bach & Vittoria. MacMillan Singers; U of T C:oncert Choir; University Women's Chorus. Lori-Anne Dolloff, James Pin horn & Wayne Strongman, conductors. Church of the ' SAT. DECEMBER 5 7:~0 PM DIANE da CAMARA soprano JuST RETURNEd fROM HER ITAliAN STAGE debur IJ.b::Zi:~idl TORONT0/S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY-CONCER'f LISTING SOURCE ?' ·ee Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. 978-3744. ,. •••2:00 & 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Winter Concert. Chatman: Dandelion Parachutes; Holman: Creatures Great & Small; Christmas Triptich; music by Finzi; carol sing-along. Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; CCOC Apprentice Choruses; Bruce Ubukata, accompanist; John Tuttle, Lynn Janes & Teri Dunn, conductors. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555.,. •••2:00: Organ Alternatives. Telling Tayles: The Proud Angel. Children's story by Mary Sylvia Winter; professional cas~ of 6; original organ musical score by organist Christopher Dawes. For families with children aged 6 & up. In support of neighbourhood literacy. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 364-7865. ,. •••7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Festive Family Concert. Forest Glen Junior Choir. Humber College Auditorium, 3.199 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 251- 7236. . •••7:00: High Park Girls' & Boys' Choirs of Toronto. Annual Christmas Concert. The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 4 77 Manning Ave. 653-3143. ,. •••7:30: Celebration Chorale. Handel: Messiah. First Baptist Church. See December 4. • • •7:30: High Park Recital Series. Diane da Camara, . soprano, in Recital. Opera arias; Christmas selections. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1691 Bloor St. West. 964- 8293.,. •••7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Christmas Concert. Seasonal music & perennial choral favourites. Curtis Sullivan, bass; Tom Bell, conductor. Grace Church on the Hill, 300 Lonsdale. 482- 0292. & up. • • •8:00: All The King's Voices. ChristmaSing '98. Carols from around the world . David J. King, conductor. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 757-5512. ,. • • •8:00:·Bach Elgar Choir. Messiah and More. Handel: Messiah (excerpts); Bach: Christmas Cantata. Heather Shaw, soprano; Noreen Burgess, mezzo-soprano;

Robert Phillips, tenor; Robert Pomakov, bass; New Hamilton Orchestra; Philip Sarabura, conductor. Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. 527-5995. ,. • ••8:00: belladonna. Music for Fourteen Roses. Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time; Raum: King Lear Suite. Commemorative concert for the women of the Montreal Massacre. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair West. 407-8543.,. •••8:00: Cantores Celestes. Songs of the Nativity. Holst:. Ave Maria; Porpora: Magnificat; music by Watson Henderson, T~lfer & Daley; music celebrating the 900th anniversary of the birth of Hildegard von Bingen. Ellen Meyer, piano; Stephen Fox, saxophone; Kelly Galbraith, director. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede. 205- 2719.. •••8:00: Deer Park Vocal Ensemble. Handel: Messiah. Lorna MacDonald, Christine Stelmacovich, Dennis Giesbrecht, James Westman, soloists; Deer Park Orchestra; William Wright, conductor. Deer Park United Church, 1 29 St. Clair West. 962-3381. . • • •8:00: East York Choir and Guests. Handel: Messiah. East York Collegiate Auditorium, 650 Cosburn. 421-5891 . 0 (advance); 2 (door). • • •8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. The Gifts of Christmas. Islington United Church. See December 4. • • •8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Irish Rovers' Celtic Christmas. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . RECLAIMED •• •8:00: Mississauga Symphony. Once Upon a Time. Wagner: Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Gotterdammerung; Raum: The Legend of Heimdall; Rimsky­ Korsakov: Scheherazade. Salvatore Fratia, tuba; John Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998 8:00p.m. Arts &Letters Club· 14 Elm Street 416-466-1870 Barnum, conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,. • • •8:00: Music at St. John'~. A Joyful Noise with The True North Brass. Christmas music & carol sing. Scott Irvine, tuba; Alastair Kay, trombone; Stuart Laughton & Ray Tizzard, trumpets; Joan Watson, french horn. Proceeds to be equally shared by St. John's & HAADD. 288 Humberside Ave. 763-2393. to . •••8:00: Oakville Choral Society. A Choral Christmas. Rutter: Gloria; Pinkham: Christmas Cantata; carols arr. Rutter; carol sing-along, Pipe organ & brass; Bev Stainton, conductor. St. John's United Church, Randall St. at Dunn, Oakville. 905-827-4587.,. • • •8:00: Off Centre Music Series. The Mystery of History: Vienna 1888-1889. Music by Brahms, Mahler, Wolf & J. Strauss. Catherine Belyea, host; Boris Zarankin, piano; lnna Perkis, piano; Janet Obermeyer, soprano; Dancers from Opera Atelier. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 466- 1870. to . •••8:00: Opera in Concert. 25th Anniversary Gala Concert. Many illustrious performers; Opera in Concert Chorus; Robert Cooper, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. . • • •8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Celtic Christmas. Natalie MacMaster, fiddler; Altan; Carlos Nunez; piper; pipers & dancers. 60 Simcoe St. 872- 4255. to . •••8:00:.Scarborough Philharmonic. Howard Cable's Christmas. Cable: December Top Pops; New World Christmas Medley; Handel: Concerto for Harp Op. 4 #6 in B flat; seasonal favourites & selection of narrated Christmas stories. Ljiljana Dimitrijevic, harp; Timmins Youth Singers; Rosanne Simunovic & Howard Off CeJnlltJre !111fiut§k §eJr~e§ Come discover the splendour of Vienna in 1888-89 in "The Mystery of History" with its charm, humor and Freudian passion! Two telephone operators (Fiona Byrne and Elizabeth . Inksetter, actors) from Baden and Vienna gossip.about music, composerB, politics and balls narrating our voyage in time. Janet Obermeyer, soprano, sings Brahms and Hugo Wolf. Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano, perform Mahler, Johann Strauss and Bruckner and Opera Atelier dancers delight us with zestful waltzes. Catherine Belyea, will host our first evening concert. Single Tickets at // Cable, conductors. 7:15: Preconcert lecture. Birchmount Park Collegiate, 3663 Danforth Ave. ; group rates. • • •8:00: Tafelmusik. On Yoolis Night. Trinity-St. Paul's. · See December 3. • • •8:0Q: Tallis Choir. Sing Nowell/ Music from the · Renaissance to the present day. Peter Walker, director. St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul. 483-0559.,. •••8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. A 17th-Century Christmas Vespers. Music by Praetorius, Sch.utz and Schein. Christina Jahn, soprano; David Arnot, tenor; Paul Grindley, bass; David Fallis, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 691-5508 .. ,. •••8:00: Toronto Camerata. Magnum Mysterium. Victoria; Missa 0 Magnum Mysterium; motets by Poulenc, Morales & Handl; English, French, German & Spanish carols. Church of St. Leonard, 25 Wanless Ave. 905-841-7994.,. •••8:00: Toronto Chinese Dance Company. Plum Flower Dances. Traditional Chinese instrumental music performed by Dun Huang Chinese Chamber Music Ensemble. City Playhouse Theatre, 1 000 New Westminster Drive, Thornhill. 905-470-9914.. • • •8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Chaminade: Concertina for Flute; Polgar: Two Symphonic Dances in Latin Rhythm; Mendez: La \(irgen de Ia Macarena; other works. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Dan Warren, trumpet; U of T Wind Symphony & Concert Band; Stephen Chenette & Cameron Walter, .conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. •••8:00: University of Guelph School of Fine Art & Music. Choir & Concert Winds; University of Waterloo Choir; Marta McCarthy & John Goddard, qonductors. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-763-3000. ,. •• •11 :00, 2:00, 4:00: Markham Theatre. Judy & David. Children's Entertainers. 171 Town Centre Blvd. T arantlJ's Prerrier A Cappdla.Oxtrrher OxJir Pments 0 Magnum Mysterium E'fiish, Fren:h, Germmani Spanish amis prrxlaimthe mperyrftheanimds asfirstuitness£S rfj£SIIS' binh. Maets byPaien:, Bytrianii-larrll[prfanithe wt:ral. 'UIJIIe, Viaoria's Missa OMagrunm;sterium Saturday December 5, 1998 at 8:00pm Saturday December 12, 1998 at 8:00 pm Sunday December 13, 1998 at 3:00pm The Church of St. Leonard 25 Wanless Avenue . 2 blocks north of the Yonge!Lawrence subway station The church is wheelchair accessible Tickets : and at the door Still have Chrisbnas shopping to do? Our CDs will be available for sale at all concerts . Our annual silent auction will be held at the Sunday concert. Present/his ad for free refreshments Ema~l: http://www.torontoc'amerata:org/ phone (905) 841 -7994 for infonnation

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