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Volume 4 Issue 4 - December 1998/January 1999

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IS Markham. 905-305-7469. ,.50. • • •1 :00: Harbourfront Centre. Cushion Concert: The Snow Maiden. Patrick Cardy's new musical version of the classic Russian fairy tale. Veronica Tennant, narrator; Amati Quartet. Brigantine Room, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973- 3000. . • • •1 :30: CJRT -FM & McMichael Volunteer Committee. St. Michael's Choir School. McMichael Gallery, 1 0365 Islington Ave. Kleinburg. 905-893-1121.Free with admission to the Gallery: ,,. •••2:00 & 7:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Celtic Christmas. See December 5. •••2:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Messiah and More. Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. See December 5. •••2:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Winter Concert. ~ Glenn Gould Studio. See December 5. •••2:00: CJRT-FM & McMichael Volunteer Committee. Music at McMichael: Calvin Consort. Christmas repertoire from 4 centuries; Christmas singalong. McMichael Gallery, 1 0365 Islington Ave. Klein burg. 595-0404. Free with admission to the Gallery: ,,. ~ • • 2:00: Mississauga Central Library. Christmas concert with John Arpin, piano. 301 · Burnhamthorpe Rd. 905-615- .3500. ,. •• •2:00: Scarborough Community Concert Band. Thomas Dowling, conductor. Providence Centre, 3276 St. Clair East. 282-7973. Free. •••2:30: Music at Humbercrest. A Season to Crtlebra.te. Music by Bach, Scarlatti, Dowland, Head, Morel, Gounod & others. Muelle Martinez, soprano; ?~san Kutertan, flute; Michael !3racken, guitar; Ilona Beres, pi,l!no. Hum,bercrest United ~hurch, 1 6 Baby Point Rd. ?:!36-6033. ,. · ~ •3:00: Bach Children's ~horus. Christmas Concert. 1-Jhda Beaupre, conductor. Ford Pentre for the Performing Arts, !>040 Yonge St. 870-8000. ,. NOT AFFECTED ~ '••3:00: Concertsingers. The Mystery of Bethlehem. Willen: Tiftl'!' l'v'lystery of Bethlehem; ~~p gt\an Williams: The First · Nowell; Wassail Song; settings of In the Bleak Midwinter by Darke, Holst & Estock; Buxtehude: Das Neugebor'ne Kindeleil'l. Denise Williams, sbprano; Robert Stewart, baritone; William O'Meara, organ; Roger Bergs, music director. Saint Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 769- 7991.,. •••3:00: High Park Girls' & Boys' Choirs of Toronto. The Church of St. Mary Magdalene. See December 5. •••3:00: Mellif/uence. Concert of contemporary jazz. Paul Pacanowski, woodwinds; Joe Lagan, keyboards; Stu Steinhart, 6 string bass/synth; Mike McClelland, drums & percussion. Pekao Gallery, 161 0 Bloor St. West. 588- 7952. . • • •3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Handel: Messiah. Kathryn Domoney, soprano; Carl Strygg, countertenor; Stephen Harland, tenor; Thomas Goerz, baritone; Sinfony Players; Chrys A. Bentley, director. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000.,. •••3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestra. Music from the Baroque to the 20th century. Kristine Bogyo & Clare Carberry, conductors. Rosedale Heights School, 711 Bloor St. East. 922-3714.,. · •••3:00: Music at Hart House. Hart House Singers. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 978-5362. Free. • • •3:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville Children's Chair. 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. •• •3:00: York University Dept. of Music. York Wind Symphony, Donald Coakley, director; Brass Choir, lan Cowie, director; Percussion Ensemble, John Brownell, director. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4 700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • ••3:30: Tafelmusik. On Yoolis Night. Trinity-St. Paul's. See December 3. 1 • • •4:30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Performance Series. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb. St. Anne's Choir. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 922-4415. ,. •••7:00: Les AMIS. Music by Mozart, Danzi, Brahms, McConnell, Kulenovic & Papa. Toronto Woodwinds; Dusan Paunovic, accordion; Svetlana Goyevich, piano; Michael Pepa, artistic director. Studio Theatre, Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . NoT AFFECTED •••7:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble. Our Annual Christmas Concert. Pt Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 414l Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. 0. •••7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band. A Christmas Flourish. Members of the Amadeus Choir; Lydia Adams, conductor. 6:45: Pre-concert event: Discussion with conductor Lydia Adams. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 366-7723. ,. •••7:30: Trinity Chamber Ense'inble. Music by Brahms, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Handel & Vivaldi. Alan Stallings, cello· soloist. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East. 463-2165. ,. • • •8:00: Chinese Canadian Music Sc;~ciety of Ontario. Chants of the Silk Road, Concert of traditional Chinese tunes arranged for the modern idiom, played on western & traditional Chinese instruments. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ,. •••7:30: Anglican House. A Homefor Christmas. 8th annual Christmas fund raising concert. Christmas favourites. Susan Aglukark, Mark DuBois, members of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble; Guido Basso; James Campbell & others, performers. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church . St. 979-1994ext.222. , 0 (patron seating). •••7:30: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville Children's Chair. See December 6 . •••7:30: York University Dept. of Music. Instrumental & vocal chamber concert. DACARY Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736- 5186. Free. •••8:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Joy of Christmas. Choral music, carol singing & readings. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St. 905-731- 8318. Admission by donation to the Richmond Hill Food Bank. •••8:00: County Town Singers. A Christmas Spectacular. Carols traditional & modern; works by Handel & Pachelbel; {!rrangements by Crocker, Spevacek & Cable. Brass quintet; Tracy Marek, conductor. Salvation Army Temple, 570 Thornton Rd. North, Oshawa. 905-427- 020Lto. J •••8:00: Toronto Youth-Wind Orchestra. Ari Awful Lot of TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE ]' ·qq Winds & Percussion. Works by Tchaikovsky, PDQ Bach, Grainger, Barnes, and J.S. Bach. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park Cr. 785-3695. ,. • • •8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society and The Kiwanis Club of Casa Lorna. Wurlitzer Pops/ AtCasa Loma. Dave Wickerham, theatre organ. 1 Austin Terrace. 870-8000. . •••8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Percussion Ensemble. Robin Engelman, director. Walter · Hall, ·so Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. • • •1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Mattias Schmidt, organ. 65 Church St. 364- 7865. Free. •••7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Community Carolling. · Etobicoke Centennial Choir. . Etobicoke City Hall, 399 The West Mall. 233-7468. Free. •••7:30: Roy Thomson Hall. Celtic Christmas. See December 5. Dec. 8/98 TORONTO QUARTET Join 4 of your favourite string players - Beaver, Patipatanakoon, Borys, Harding - in their first concert as the TORONTO STRING QUARTET. •• •8:00: Music Toronto. The Toronto String Quartet. Schubert: Quartet in g minor, D. 173, Op. Posth.; lves: First String Quartet; Debussy: Quartet in g minor, Op. 10. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366-7723. to . • • •8:00: Artemis Theatre Company. Dickens: A Christmas Carol. John Huston, actor; The MadriGALS, musical guests. Maihspace, Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson. 504-7529. ; student/senior

discounts. FoR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. •••8:00: Baroque Players of Hamilton. A Baroque Christmas. 1 7th & 1 8th century chamber music for Christmas. Carolyn Sinclair, soprano; Michael Jarvis, harpsichord; Margaret Gay, baroque cello; Adele Pierre, baroque violin-; Gregoire Jeay, baroque flute & recorder. St. joseph's Church, Herkimer & Locke Sts., Hamilton. 905- 528-3550.,. •••8:00: County Town Singers. A Christmas Spectacular. Salvation Army Temple, Oshawa. See December 7. •••8:00: Hampton Avenue. Christmas at The Music Gallery. 8-voice a cappella choir. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080.,. • • •1 2:1 o, Scarborough College. Holiday Concert by the Scarborough College Choirs. Meeting Place, 1265 Military Trail. 287-7007.Free. • • •12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Recital. Janet Macfarlane Peaker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922-11 67. Free. •••7:00: Centuries Opera Association. Apprentice Program Recital. Studio Theatre, Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 787-3708. NoT AFFECTED •••7:00: Theatre Aquarius. Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella. Holiday family musical. 190 King William St. Hamilton. 905-522-7529. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. •••8:00: Baroque Players of Hamilton. A Baroque Christmas. See December 8. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. • • •8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Tallis Scholars. Renaissance sacred vocal music. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . CANCELLED •••8:00: Hampton Avenue. Christmas at The Music Gallery .. See December 8. •••8:00: Mozart Society. A Night at the Opera. Program of opera excerpts by Purcell, Gluck & Mozart. Anita Krause, mezzo; Toronto Chamber Choir; David Fallis, conductor. Sunderland Hall, 1 75 St. Clair West. 482-2173. 0; free to members of the Mozart Society. •••8:00: Royal 'Conservatory of Music. Community Talent. Repertory Chort.Js Holiday Carol Sing-Along. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 408-2824ext.321. ,. • • •1 O:OOam: Mississauga Music Education Foundation. Musical Interlude: Mid-morning Recital. Proceeds to benefit the Foundation's Scholarship Fund for students of the Conservatory in Mississauga. Royal Conservatory of Music, Adamson House, 850 Enola Avenue. 905-891-5780. Donation. · •••12:10 : Scarborough College. Holiday Concert by the Scarborough College Concert Band. Meeting Place, 1265 Military Trail. 287-7007. Free. •••12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Christopher Cotton, organ. 227 Bloor St. East, 961-S116.Free. • • •1 :30: Women's M~sical Club of Toronto. Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano; Kevin Murphy, piano. Walter Hall, 80 , Queen's Park. 923-7052. ; free to faculty & student~ · from U of Toronto & Royal Conservatory of Music. •••8:00: Civic light Opera Company. Scrooge/ Musical Gelato. Christmas program. based on Dickens' A Christmas George Weston Recital Hall, Carol. Designed & directed by 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. Joe Cascone; Lloyd Dean, Blain to . RECLAIMED Berdan, Nancy Bordonaro, • • •8:00: PlanetaryWorks. Dorothy Brunelle, Brian Ring Cycle, Music from their Chamberlain & others, · debut CD. 12-piece ensemble; performers. Fairview Library Charlie Ringas, director. Music Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Gallery, 179 Richmond St. Drive. . West. 204-1 080. . fOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC · • • •8:00: Toronto Consort. A THEATRE LISTINGS. Celtic Christmas with Puirt a Baroque. Cape Breton fiddle tunes, Scottish baroque music, Renaissance carols and English ballads, all with a Yuletide theme. Trinity-St. Paul's United · Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 964- 6337. to . • • •8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Scrooge/ Musical based on Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Designed & directed by Joe Cascone; Lloyd Dean, Blain Berdan, Nancy Bordonaro, Dorothy Brunelle, Brian Chamberlain & others, performers. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 421-1267. to . fOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE W:iTINGS. •• •8:00: Ford Centre for the ' Performing Arts. Ouartetto • • •1 2:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own l.unch Concert. Lauri Cotton & Toronto Montessori School of Young Musicians. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. •••7:30: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. The Nutcracker. Music by Tchaikovsky, with The Oakville Ballet Company. Roberto de Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy Street. 905-815-2021. ,.50;gr6up rates. •••8:00: Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Cavalli: Giasone. Ensemble Studio singers; Tom Diamond, director; Gary Wed ow, conductor. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 973-4000. ,. FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS. • • •8:00: Lakeshore Arts .Chamber Music Series. Moira Nelson, Voice, Gothic Harp, Classical Guitar. Original, PlanetaryWorks is pleased to present Ring Cycle featuring works from their Debut CD 11 Fiame of Days" available at all record stores through Page Distribution Ring Cycle i$ a Toronto musical Collective with musician;cpmposer Charlie Ringas at the ceritre of the projlict. Alrefxty this 12 piece ensemble is being compwed • to Soft Machine, Laurie Anderson, Hatfield and .the North, Frank Zappa, and The Roches. Thursday December 10,1998 Friday, January 29, 1999 The Music Gallery I ·179 Richmond Street West Toronto (416) 204-1080 ShowTime 8 PM

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