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Volume 9 Issue 2 - October 2003

  • Text
  • Toronto
  • October
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
  • November
  • Choir
  • Musical
  • Orchestra
  • Concerts
  • Symphony

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eviews. on c~.c .Radfg 4 t & r on a CBC viaeo Channel. Upcoming concert1 : the R,iv_erdale'Ensem T~eatre, 1bronto for ,, .·. . :ke,ts s20 and s 1s; Dec. 6 lori~" {Viv"aldir with' members of the oanadia~ ?Slflf~nietteiff " RunnYTede United Church ;~~featuring E~en Meyer, p~ano, J.urgen P)~;enkg, ol' . 1po • (A Donation will be Il1-.ade t-0 Ou~ of I!i); and a 15t~ . Anniversary Spring Conce " pril 24, ,2004, Runnymec\!?·tiUnitesi Church, 'Untfavelletl Worlds', music byfaur~ (~equiem) and Halley, . *'s ·. CATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Princi pal Conductor, Robert Raines Assistant Conductor, · Peter van Gijn Concertmaster, Ines Pagliarj President, Alan Ogilvie Box 5107 4, 1.8 Eglinton Square Scarborough ON MIL 2K2 Box Office: 4 l 6"879-5566 Cathedral Bluffs Symphony· Orchestra is a ,. Scarborough based, 70-member volunteer orchestra under the direction of Principal Conductor Robert Raines. CBSO presents seven exciting concerts and-partners with community groups to delight a growing audience. CBSO is best known for creation, of performance opportunities for young performers. ·A FREE Young Artists Concert featuring seven young performers will be presented Sunday S~p.tember 28, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Scarborough . Civic Centre. A five concert subscription series will be presented at Stephen Leacock Collegiate at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday evenings November 8, December 13, 2003, January 31, March 6 and April 17, 2004. Single tickets for adults, .00, seniors and students .00, children under 12 accompanied by an adult are afunitted FREE. Subscriptions are .00 adult or ;00 seniors/ students for all 5 subscription concerts. The · unique FREE CBSO Children's Program continues with challenging musical activities for ages 6 to 10 during the second half of subscription concerts. CHRIST"CHURCH'DEER1'Aiuc Organist and Director of Music:: ''Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill .. • . 1,y Mail: 1570 Yonge St., Toronfii. pN M4T IZ,8 'l'el: 416-920-5211 x28 E-mail: ' Website: Music plays a very important' part at this.busy Anglican parish church, which has served midtown Toronto since 1870. Christ Church is home fo the onlJ:. recent·vintage5racker organ in a Toronto Anglican churdi; a three-manual instrument built by Karl Wilheln} in 1982. Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill is Organist and Director of Music; Dermot Muir is, Assistant Organist. The extensive choral program includes a Junior Choir, directed by Stephanie Martin, and a Senior Choir, who produced their first CD recording in 2001. They sing Sundays' and other Holy Days, , , as well as concerts, which have included recent performances of the Durufle Requiem and the Monteverdi Vespers. Christ Church runs a Lunchtime Chamber Music Series (8'h se&soh) on Thursdays in · Oc;tober/November, April/ May. These 40-minute concerts begin at 12:30. Admission is by donation. An Organ Recital Series, which has featured organists from across Canada, takes place Sunday nights in Lent. ' With its Yonge Street location (at Heath, near the St Clair TIC station). fine acoustics, modern facilities, flexible staging, and seating for over 500, Christ Church is an increasingly popular venue for co~cert rentals. ' 6 Wholanota MEMBERS' PROnLES 2003-2004 10 Trinity Square, Toronto Ontario, MSG 181 Telephone: 416·598-4521 Fax: 416-598-1432 E7'mail: ht@lap.nef The. Church of,. the Holy Trinity is one of the ' oldest churches in 1bronto (1847) and boasts a magnificent acoustical space and two fine concert ¥tstruments (piano ansi organ). Music· for the active and activist congregation is lead on Sunday mornings by Becca Whitla. Each December the church produces The Christmas Story, a magical family event (free, but tickets must be reserved in November at 598-8979.) From May to September, the church presents Music Monqays, a culturally diverse noon-time series of weekly concerts that reflect the variety of traditions alive in Toronto's many communities. Holy Trinity also hosts. the Tbronto Early Music Centre (416-966-1409) which will be holding concerts one Sunday each month from 2:30· 3:30 Gan-June). Holy Trinity wekdmes . other musical events . and also me.etings or events that focus on social justice issues.

I ·,:::::h% ;;;'tt;._ } t i' CI . ORO~TO HIST MUSEUMS Conta~h s A): 416"338..0628 r • "" 1 Events > Hotline: 416-338-.3888 rn -·--*·i;:, .,,~, ·.· ,,,_ 'Visit All year long enjoy a wide variety of musical experiences at the City of Toronto Historic Museums, located throughout the city. See Maritime fiddler, Sandy Mcintyre; entertain at Montgoniery's Inn's Fall Corn Roast and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Catch popular performer Ian Bell at events such as the High Park Harvest Fe.stival at Colborne Lodge. Try English Country pancing at Historic Fort York at both Dance & Dance-ability (Sept.) and Queen Charlotte's Birthday Ball (Jan.). Spadina Museum's Music in tlie Orchard, Sunday afternoons in June, offers a different .traditional group each we.ek. In September, Montgomery's Inn hosts the Early Music Fair, a wonderful opportunity to experience the music and view the instrume.nts of years past. The holiday season abounds with musical pleasures such as Spadina Museum's Sharing Our Traditions: Cultural Holidays in Toronto, where you may enjoy both the Tuffanel Trio and Toronto Chinese Orchestra. Take part in Scottish New Year traditions at Mackenzie House ·or Gibson House at their Hogmanay celebrations featuring traditional Scottish music. Don't miss the Christmas concerts at Montgomery,'s Inn! RyD1al "' Ar!bur 4600 Dunda o icoke ON Mail: 117 Ferrier Aye; Toronto ON M4K 386 ln!~rmatiod' & Tiekets 416-46-3~9284 E-mail: arabesque l@sympatico.'ca Web: www.stge, • , 3 great concerts, a mass and a Ga!lic gala ' highlight our 5•h season at St. George's on-the­ Hill Anglican Church." SunClay. October 26, 4 pm: Elisabeth Pomes - soprano, Paul Sanvidotti - trumpet and Karen Rymal - piano perform works by Handel, Schubert and Tiefenbach. D~c. 7 at 4 pm the Amarilli Singers, St. Georgets Choir, strings ·and harpsichord. (Karen Rymal - • director) welcome the festive season with 'Of a · Rq~e. a Lovely Rose' -with music by Buxtehude, Warlock and others, carol singing, sherry and shortbread. The regular series concludes . Sunday, April' 25 at 4 pm with 'Petite Suite' featuring Trio Resonance (harp, flute and viola) in works by Debussy andJolivet. In addition, a solemn mass will be celebrated March 28 at 7 pm with the Amarilli Singers and St. George's Choir singing Vierne (Solemn Mass) and selections from T.L. de Victoria's Tenebrae. 'Evening in Paris,' May 15, ends the season with a stylish gala in support of music at St. q_eorge's. Dancing to live sounds, chanteuse Elisabeth Pomes, cash bar, buffet supper with a decidedly French flair and more. Wholanota MEMBERS' PROFILES 2003-2004 7 \g; 1- ' '*""'*:'@ ;- * COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA 'co~du r/Arti$lic .l)irector~ Terry Kowalczuk Pr I: RauLWil.lis

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