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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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••• CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA to1re lrom Iran. Toronto Centre for 1he Arts. 5040 Yonge St. 4 I 6·870·8000. S35·S45. - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. Christmas with My Symphony. Corelli: Christmas Con· certo; l.Mozart: Toy Symphony; Respighi: Trit11co Boltlcelliano; Anderson: Sleigh Ride; sing along Chris 1mas carols. Joanna Tang. violin: Marion Samuel, soprano; Jen· na Rak. flule; James McKay. music direc· tor. St. Christopher's Church. 662 Guelph Line. Burlinglon. 905·526·6690. ,, $ 5(under 12). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. A Fre11ch Baroque Christmas: Celebrating Char· pentier. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Dec 1. - 8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. A Christmas Special. Holiday revue with jazzy tunes. storytelling & fun. Newmarket Thea· tre. 505 Pickering Cr. 905·953-5122. · . - 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Vocal Jail Ensemble, Lisa Martinelli. director. With small jazz ensemble. Waller Hall. 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. s 13,. - 8:00: University of Toronto Gospel Choir. 10111 Ann11i1I Christmas Concert. Calvary Church, 746 Pape Ave. 416·614· 4872. Offering taken in support of Hurricane Ivan Relief Fund and Pape Youth Centre. Saturday December 04 - 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. Songs of the Stars. Thomas Bell. director. Royal Bank Theatre. 4141 Living Aris Dr., Mississauga. 905·306·6000. (mat). S 18(eve). - 3:00 & 8:00: Scarborough Choral So· ciety. Sounds of Christmas. Guests: St. Joe's Girls Ensemble; Judy Scott·Jacobs & Mel Hinch. direqors. Markham Theatre lor Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 416·293-3981. , (srJ, S20(stJ. (12 & under). - 3:00: U of T Scarborough Concert Choir & Concert Band. Bach: Magnificat; Rutter: When Icicles Hang; Willcocks: Chri:amas Pudding; popular arrangements for band; sing along with band & choir. 1265 Military Trail. 416-287-7179. Free. - 4:00: North York Temple Bandl Massed Choirs of 100 Voices. Christmas Spectacular 2004. Favourite carols and readings. Guesls: Fanfare Trumpeters of the Governot General's Horse Guard Regi· ment. Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 416·870·8000. - 5:00: Lynette Jenkins. A11 Evening with Lynette and Friends. Artists from the Ki· wanis Music Feslival and guests. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416·281· 8758. $ 10. Benefit in support of Sleeping Children Around the World. t.. 7:30: City of Brampton Concert Band. A Family Christmas. St. Paul's United Church. 30 Main SI. South, Brampton. 905· 451·0174. - 7:30: Common Thread Community Chorus/Shevchenko Choir & Kaniv Dancers. In the Spirit of Frienr!ship: A Cho· ral & Oance Concert. Folk songs & dances; songs of love & friendship; songs of Cana· da. Isabel Bernaus, Alexander Veprinsky, conductors; Andrei Pendik, dance director. Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC. 750 Spadina Ave. 416·533·2725. , $I 3(sr), (unwaged). - 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Band. December Musicale. Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Or. 416·725-5361. . - 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. Sing Out In Joy. Holiday season choral music. Louise Jardine. director; Pascal Ou Perron. accom· panist. St. Luke's United Church. 516 The Kings way. 416-233-5437. $10, children under 12 free. - 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Music of Christmas. Christmas mu· sic. traditional Welsh favourites. Broadway show tunes. Marcia Bunston, soprano; Lenard Whiting, tenor. Glenview Church. 1 Glenview Ave. 416-410·2254. . - 7:30: U of T Gospel Choir. TOth Annual '1tk tUec w.n..:.eJ'. Ji.oi-t- & ,,(ru) n..-..eni..f.Je • Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 3 pm Tht) 1\RC Tiieatre, Uni\'crsity of To10nto at St'.arhorough $ 1265 Military Trail {South of HW'f 401 at Morningslde) • UTSC Concert Choir Directed by Lenard Wllitlng UTSC Wind Ensemble Directed by Lynn Tucker UTSC String Ensemble Andrew el pianisl/continuo Guest Artists MlcflaelT01on1ow • . 1enor Karen Olynik. allo . .. Free Admission The donation of a non· perishable/canoed good will act as admiss ion to lhe concert. All are welcome Entertainment for Ille whole family! Come out ID celebrate the 'sounds of lhe season' In this annual holiday concert. Music selections to include The Magniticat (J.S. Bacil), When k:icles Hang (J. Rutter), Christmas Puddin g (J. Willcocl

so in g Op.6 #8 Chn'stmas Concerto; Char· pentier: Messe de Minu11 sur des Airs de Noel; Pergolesi: Magnificat in B flat; Lue· beck· Chnstmas Cantata; Bach: Christmas Cantata (excerpts). Guests: Bell' Arte Sing· ers; lee W1lhngham. guest conductor. St. Boniface Church, 142 Markham Rd. 416· 429·0007. . $ l9(sr). (youthl. - 8·00: Tafelmus ik Baroque Orchestra. A French Baroque Christmas: Celebrating Charpentier. Trinity·St. Paul's Centre. See Dec I. - 8:00: TSO.A Wagnerian Journey. Roy Thomson Hall See Dec 2. - 8:00· University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Chnstmas Gahu. An Afro-centric evening of singing, dancing and drumming. MacMillan Singers, Nathaniel Dell Chorale, Ghana1an Master Drummer Kwasi Dunyo. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978 3744 S 13,. - 8:00'. Voices. Gaudete - A Christmas Celebration. Music by Ohrwall, Pinkham, Streit. Matthias & others. John Stephen· I son, organ; Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conduc· tor. 7:30: Pre·concert talk. St. Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 416·924·0753. ,. Sunday December 05 - 1:30: McMichael Gallery. Tara David· son, fau saxophone. 10365 Islington Ave .. Kleinburg. 905·893· 1121. Gallery adm1s sion; $I S,, 11amily rate). - 2:00: Brampton festival Singers. Chi/· dren's Concert. Original music with related stories & games. Stephane Potvin. director. Holland Christian Homes, 7900 Mclaughlin Rd .. Brampton. 905-459-3333. S 10. - 2:00· Off Centre Mus ic Salon. Viva Viola II. Music by Schumann, Brahms & Clark. Ata1 Arad, viola; Giles Tomkins, ban tone; Scou St. John. violin; Winona Zelen· ka. cello; lnna Perk1s & Boris Zarankin, pianists Glenn Gould Studio. 250 Front St. West. 416 205 5555. S40. (srl. S25!stl - 2:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. A Ren· aissance Christmas. Byrd: 0 magnum mys· terium; Lasso: V1dentes stellam; Victoria: 0 magnum myster1um; Hassler: Tribus miracu· lis; Marenzio: Hodie Christus natus est; Chrylark Arts & Music PETER LONGWORTH in a solo piano recital Franz Schubert - Moments Musicaux, Op. 94 Oskar Morawetz - Four Contrasting Moods Johannes Brahms - Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5 Praetonus: Wachet aul. rult uns die Stimme; Renaissance carols. David Fallis. conductor. Christ Church Deer Park. 1570 Yonge. 416·690-4681. 1. 1 (sr/sr). - 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. The 49th Parallel. Words & music of Canada and USA. Monica Whicher, soprano; Megan Latham. mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor. Walter Hall. 80 Queen' s Park. 415.735 . 7982. . - 2:30: Koffler Salon Series. Francine Kay. piano. Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas St. 416·636-1880. S50. - 2:30: Opera in Concert. Sullivan: Dream Play: Wilson: The Summoning of Evtryman. One·act chamber operas. Marcel van Neer, Rachel Cleland Ainsworth, Lynne McMurtry & Thomas Fleming, performers; orchestra ensemble; Alex Pauk, conuctor. 1 :45; Backgrounder with host lain Scott. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366·7723. ,. - 2:30; Scarborough Choral Society. So1111ds of Christmas. Markham Theatre lor Performing Arts. . See Dec 4. - 3:00 & 7;30: Scarborough Bel Canto Choir. Sou11ds of Christmas. Christmas carols. oratono selections & seasonal mu sic Guests tba. St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd, West Hill. 416· 757 9590. . To benefit The Kids Help Phone. - 3:00: C hrylark Arts & Music Series. Peter Longworth, piano. Music by Schu· bert, Moraweu & Brahms. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. . - 3:00: Contemporary Showcase Festi· vals. Showcase Concert and Presenmio11 of Awards. Works by Canadian composers. Performe1s include outstanding partici· pants. Eastminster United Church. 310 Danforth Ave. 416-963·5937. SS. (sr/st/ members), children under 12 free. - 3:00: Hart House. Hart House Singers. Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416·978· 2452. Free. - 3:00: High Park Choirs of Toronto. In the Holiday Spirit. Guest: Juhe Ran11. flute; Z1mf11a Poloz, conductor; John E. Govedas, accompanist Humbercrest United Churcfl, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416·762 0657. ,$10. - 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. The Messi· ah Cometh. Grace Church on·the·H1ll. See Oec 4. - 3:00: Pe nthelia Singers. Songs of Peace and Joy. Music for women's voices. Clarke: Chorus from Shelley's He/fas; Owolabr Song of Peace; Orban: Lauda; Carter: Marta CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ... THE For ticket tnformation call (416) 735-7982, or go to --·-1WM Celebrating the art of song Our next two Sunday Series concerts Sunday, December 5, 2004, 3:00pm Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue Adults Students For more info call 416.654.0877 The 49th Parallel December 5 Exploring musical connections between Canada and the USA through the eyes of composers and poets - from early folksongs and turn-of-the-century parlour music, to pastoral and urban scenes painted in song. with Monica Whither, Vilma Vitols and Colin Ainsworth VIVA VIOLA II Sunday, December 5, 2004 at 2pm The Paganini of the viola - Atar Arad is back! He will be joined by: violinist Scott St. John, cellist Winona Zelenka, baritone Giles Tomkins and pianists lnna Perkis and Boris Zarankin. Valse des fleurs January 23 The title is from a novella by Sachevt:rell Sitwell. Set in I B68 in the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, it brings to life the whole fantastic and imperial world of counts and countesses, cossacks, monks, peasants and Czars. Music is from the composers of romantic Russian song - Glinka, Oargomyzhsky, Mussorky, Tchaikovsky and others. with Donna Brown, Anita Krause and Michael Colvin Both concerts take pince nt 2:30 pm m Walter Hnll Our next Young Artists Recital - prtsrntr

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