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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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" Gould • Studio , 99.1 CIC. radiQJNE 4J cac.radig%. CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8/0S-8 P.M. Music of Fritz Kreisler Mark Fewer. v1ohn Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin Erika Raum. violin Scott St. John. violin/viola Roman Borys, cello Canada's finest join together tn a tribute to one of the best-loved violinists, Fritz Kreisler. They will play music written by and associated with the great Austnan/American performer. TUESDAY. MARCH 15/05-8 P.M. A Night at the Old Opera House Kiosque a musique Mary Lou Fallis, soprano Peter Tiefenbach. piano Kiosque a musique team up with Canada's own Primadonna, Mary Lou Fallis. and accompanist Peter Tiefenbach in everything from popular overtures and operatic transcriptions to "newly discovered" Canadian comic operas. TUESDAY, MARCH 29/05 -8 P.M: Six-String Serenade Daniel Bolshoy, guitar Julie Nesrallah. soprano Borealis String Quartet The young Canadian guitarist Daniel Bolshoy, featured 1n solo and chamber settings, will be reunited with mezzosoprano Julie Nesrallah 1n the Nesrallah-Bolshoy duo. Joining them will be the Borealis String Quartet for an evening of stx-stnng serenades. BOX OFFICE: 416-205-5555 Mon-Fri., 11-6 and 2 hrs prior to performance Series of 3 concerts: $BO; Seniors/Students $"65 Single Tickets: Fax: 416-205-5551 PHILIP L. DAVIS Luthi er fom1erly with/./. Schrode1: Frank.furl, l1t Germany A Fine Selection of Small and Full Sized Instruments and Bows • Expert Repairs (416) 466-9619 67 Wolverleigh Blvd., Toromo, Omorio. M4J I R6 EARLY Music by Fmnk Nakashima WllAT HAS Marc-Amoine Charpentier done in order to be honoured as 1he grea1est master of sacred music in l 7th-century France? The answer is to be found in the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir and Orchestra performance of his exquisite Christmas oratorio, In nativitatem domini canticum, and the glorious Missa As· sumpta est Maria (December 1-5). Visit: As to be expected, there are several exciting choral alternatives to The Messiah, this Christmas season. Still, there are many good reasons to hear Tafelmusik's presentation (December 15· l 8) of this great work, and panicipate in the Singalong Messiah (December 19). where the reincarnation of the Maestro Handel himself has been known to appear. I should also mention their program, Mozart Gran Partita, for wind instruments (January 20-23), actually 12 winds and double bass to be exact, which reveals Mozart at his most charming and playful self .. If Renaissance choral mus ic is more to your taste this season, then why not consider attending the Toronto Chamber Choir's Renaissance Christmas (December 5) - including some of the most beautiful music ever written for Christmastime motets and carols from England, Spain, Italy and Gennapy, and works by William Byrd, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Orlando di Lasso and Michael Praetorius. See the website: www Speaking of Praetorius, the Toronto Consort recreates the Christmas Vespers as it might have been heard under the direction of Michael Praetorius in l 7ch-century Gem1any (December 10, 11) with lots of instrumems - recorders, violins, cornetti, sackbuts, theorbos, keyboards and voices. Their website: And we have the world-renowned, The Tallis Scholars (Pt

.. Acclaim for Aradia ToRONTo's orm:R baroque orches- 1ra. 1he Anidia Ensemble. under the direction of Kevin Mallon (a former Talt:lmusik principal violinist) celebrates this Christmas c;cason wi1h 1hc acred muic or Amonio Vivaldi. They are joined by alto soloist Marion Newman and soprano solois1 Tracy Smi1h Besseue in the beautiful seuing of St. Paul's Basilica where their concen '"'ill be recorded for broadcast by CBC Radio and Sall & Light Television (Dec 12). Aradia has been receiving significant imerna1ional acclaim through reviews of their recordings and arti- clcs in both the BBC and Gramophone magazines. Their recent CD. Dietrich Buxtehude "Sacred Cantatas has received considerable praise. This December concert marks 1he launch of their latest CD. "Vivaldi Sacred Music, volr. Lhe first of ten volumes being recorded on 1he Naxos label. One of the most notable aspects of the Dec 12 concen is Aradia's outreach. They will be providing fret: ticke1s to organizations such as Inner City Angels and the Regem Park School of Music in an effort to strengthen 1he community through live classical music. In 1he new year. Aradia will perform Georg Frideric I landel's Water Music and the Royal Fireworks Music (Jan 9). one of lhe ensemble· s most ambi1iou projec1s to date. calling for an orchestra of thirty-four musicians. comprised of horns. trumpets. oboes. tlutes. recorders and strings. This concen is being presented as a benefit for Casey House Hospice. For more information about the Aradia Ensemble and their projects. visit their website: www Amdin Fronk T.f\'akasliima ((ronk11ak@interlog.co111J iJ 1'1e Pre:.itle111 of li1e Toromo ·Music Ceture. a 11011-proji1 charitable orga11i:/1fio111111cll pm- 1111es 1he apprecia1io11 of llisrorica/(1·-i11fon11rtl perjom1 < I HSBC ID HSBC Sccun11e ll\IK '°' .. 11111"' CC. .-111 l,l t1.'1 ('11'1 leb•&6td Ly 100• lOOS Sta###COLUMNCONTENT### P!tsenlmq SpoflWI Sun} Life Financial For licke/1 ea II I 4 1 6. 9 6 4. 6 3 3 7 I I - --- - - -- ------ 0 u 005

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