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Volume 4 Issue 4 - December 1998/January 1999

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1 1 205-5555. . •••8:00: The Sabat/Ciarke Duo. Your Name. Zimmermann: The Echoing Green; Allison Cameron: new work; James Rolfe: new work; Udo Kasemets: new work. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 363-9428. ,. •••8:00: Opera in Concert. Massenet: Thais. Brahm Goldhamer, music director; Robert Cooper, conductor; Opera in Concert Chorus; Guillermo Silva-Marin, director. 7:15: Backgrounder with host lain Scott. Jane Mallett 'Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. to . FOR COMPLETE RUN SEE MUSIC THEATRE USTINGS. THE • • •8:00: University of Guelph. Klezmer Music. Brian Katz, guitar/keyboards/vocals; ~ Artistic Directors: Stephen Ralls & Bru'ce Ubukata POULENC: 100 Bon anniversaire! Sponsored by Le Consulat General de France & ~ A Poulenc Soiree Friday, January 29, 7:30 pm Nathalie Paulin soprano, Brett Polegato baritone with instrumental ensemble including Peter Longworth piano, Mark Fewer violin, Susan Hoeppner flute · ~ Le Bal masque arid other music for voices and instruments- and an intermission birthday party! Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front StWest Tickets / Call (416) 205-5555 Miroir brillant Sunday, January 31,2:30 pm Rosemarie Landry soprano, Eric Shaw tenor Mar,kPedrotti baritone A portrait of Poulenc through his songs, introduced by the renowned British accompanist and scholar Graham Johnson Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park :Tickets / Call (416) 516-1496 Supported by the Ontario Arts Council and the ciiy of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council 9 Martin Van de Ven, clarinet. Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 358 Gordon St. Guelph. 51 9- 763-3000.,. • • •8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony and Concert Band. Mahler: Um Mitternacht; Polgar: The Voice of the Soul; Copland: Lincoln Portrait; other works. Stephen Chenette & Cameron Walter, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744.,. •••2:30: The Aldeburgh Connection. Sunday Series: Miroir Bru!ant. Music of Francis Poulenc. Rosemarie Landry, soprano; Eric Shaw, tenor; Mark Pedrotti, baritone. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park Ave. 516-14.96.,. •••3:00: Canadian Music Competitions. Sunday Matinee. Newman Centre, 89 St. George St. 441-4072. . ' • • •3:00: Music at Rosedale. Music of many eras from King , Henry VIII to Duke Ellington. Niagara Brass Ensemble. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 921- 1931: Free will offering. •• •8:00: Chinese New Year's Festival. Salute to Yellow River. Liu: Concerto for Erhu; Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5; Chan & Chen: "Butterfly Lovers" Violin Concerto; Yin, Liu, Zhu & Sheng: "Yellow · River" Piano Concerto. George Gao, erhu; Joyce Lai, vi.olin; Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Vernon Regehr, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . NoT AFFECTED IIIlA Guillermo Silva-Marin, General Director •• 3' '?? proVOCE Studios presents a staged performance of La Cenerentola (Act II) G. ROSSINI Die Fled erma us (Act II) J. STRAUSS Gianni Schicchi (Complete) G. PUCCINI MUSICAL DIRECTOR Mila Filatova STAGE DIRECTOR Edward Franko Fri. & Sat., Feb. 12, 13, 8:00pm and Sun., F!'!b. 14, 2:00pm George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place, , . sponsored by JACKMAN FOUNDATION · J'H AI S · ).: by-;'fules Massmet (in French) SatwJANUARY 30 at BPM Sun. JANUARY 31 at lPM JACKAL VN SHORT, Steven Pitkanen, Pierre Fournier Brahm Goldhamer, Music Director Opera In Concert Chorus, ·R. Cooper, cond. dane Mallett Theatre Jackalyn short ~ gtfice 416 366•7723 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

ANNOUNCEMENTS December 1-3: York University Dept. of Music Jazz Bash. Students & faculty of the Jazz Program performing in a casual, club-like· setting: Dec. 1 8:00: Jazz Orchestra directed by David Mott; Jazz Choir directed by Bo!J Hamper; Dec. 2 8:00: Jazze Faculty Concert: Glen Halls, piano; Don Thompson, bass; Barry Elmes, drums; Frank Falco, piano; Terry Promane, trombone; Phil Dwyer, sax; . Dec. 3 5:00: Student Jazz Combos directed by members of the jazz faculty. Junior Common Room, 014 McLaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. "December 4 6:30: Classic Jazz Society of Toronto/Blade & Firkin Pub at The Beatrice Gardens, York University. Second Annual Christmas Cruise. New Oi'leans style jazz by Kid Bastien's Happy Pals & The Silverleaf Jazzmen (plus special guests). Incl. Christmas dinner, dancing & other features. Blade & Firkin Pub, York University, 4700 Keele St. 661-5900 ext.251. . To December 18: Alliance Fran~aise Gallery. Saturday Nite·Jazz. An exhibition of "Mid-Century Jazz Images" by Paul Hoeffler, photographer, including photographs of Louis Armstrong, Nat 'King' Cole and Duke Ellington. Monday­ Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm; Friday & Saturday: 9 am. - 3 pm. 24 Spadina Road. 922-2014. December 19 7:00: Orchestra Toronto presents a silent auction, An Evening of Music to Treasure, offering close to 50 articles and services on which to bid. To be held before their 8:00 concert. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 467-7142. · December 31 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre's Traditional New Year's Eve Gala. Join Prince Orlovsky and the Die Fledermaus cast for a glittering evening to usher in the last ETERA year of the 20th century. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front E. 366-7723. 5(gala/show). January 20 7:45: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Open Rehearsal. Thomas Bell, music director. Dewi Sant United Church, 33 Melrose Ave. 237-0251. LECTURES December 10 12:00 noon: Women's Musical Club of Toronto & University of Toronto Faculty· of Music _present a lecture by Lori Dolloff, Professor of Music Education, preceding .the 1:30pm concert. Room 330, .Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. To reserve a place call 416-923-7052. Free. January 7 12:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Lecture by Peter Athersych, LLB on 1he Musician, the Teacher and the Organization. Workshop coached by medieval specialist Michael Franklin, for players of early instruments. Lansing United Church. 932-8167. December 9 1:30 to 4:30: YAMAHA in cooperation with the Faculty of Music, U. of T. : an information packed presentation. Hands-on demonstrations. Acoustic and digital pianos; grands and uprights; write your own music. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 298-1311 ext.2219. Free. December 11 7:30: Recorder Players Society. Amateur musicians who meet to explore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance to modem times. Christmas Session. 968-1559. January 3 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop coached by recorder player Sue Carduelis, for players of early instruments. Lansing United Church. 932-8167. January 8 7:30: Recorder Players Society. Amateur musicians who meet toexplore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance to modem times. 968-1559. January 10 2:00: CAMMAC music reading for singers: Madrigals, with David Fallis of Toronto Consort and Toronto Chamber Choir. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. ,. January 15 2:00! University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival workshop with Continuum. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. January 24 2:00: CAMMAC music reading for strings, woodwinds, trumpets, sax and , other instruments: theatre and · palm court orchestral music, with conductor Riccardo Georgi. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. ,. January 29 7:30: Recorder Players SocietY. Amateur musicians who meet to explore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance to modem times. 968-1559. Law. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's ~--------------------...... Park. 978-3744. Free. January 14 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Lecture by Rick Phillips, of CBC Radio's Sound Advice, exploring the life and music of George Gershwin. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2825 ext.321. ,. January,311:00: Canadian Opera Company Face to Face lecture by renowned Handel scholar Mary Ann Parker, on Handel's romantic comedy Xerxes. Jackman Studio, Joey & Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 363-8231. . MASTERCLASSES January 26 12:00 noon: U. ofT. Faculty of Music. Vocal masterclass with Patricia Kern: 1he Prose and Cons of Handelian and Mozartean Recitatives. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Pk. 978-3744. Free. WORKSHOPS December 6 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players What you should know about PIANOS A piano ... is a piano ... is a piano! Not really. Technology has greatly improved the sound and action in pianos. The advent of . innovative electronics has opened the door to immense possibilities. Pianos can now record, playback, have. accompaniment or play "Silent". Silent or MIDI pianos allow "do not disturb others" playing at home, apartment, condos, recital warmups or late night enjoyment Ideal for teaching studios. Both acoustic and digital pianos are computer friendly. Write your own music. Grands • Uprights • Digitals and others. Explore the neJ)' world of pianos .. .today! Wednesday, December 9th University of Toronto Edward Johnson Bldg.-Walter Hall 80 Queen's Park Crescent (next to the Planetarium) Time: 1:30pm to 4:30pm YAMAHA' Join us for this FREE information packed presentation. Play the pianos and experience hands-on demonstrations. Presented in cooperation with the Faculty of Music-University of Toronto, YAMAHA and Walters Music Centre For additional infonnation: Yamaha Canad~ Music Ltd., Piano Department: (416) 298-1311 (ext 2219) TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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