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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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• arnaaeus cnoir LYDIA ADAMS, CONDUCTOR AND .ARTISTIC DlRECTOR .JO Years of Joyous Music! Carols and Lullabies aturday December 18th, 2004, 7:30 p.m. George Weston Recital I !all, Toronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge Street, in North York A Ceremony of Carols. Benjamin Britten Carols and Lullabies. Conrad Sua A sampler of winning carols from seasons past by Eleanor Daley and Mm·k Sirett Christmas and Cl1a11.ukal1 Competition winners Tlie 8acl1 Children s Chorus. Linda Beaup'"'. director EriCCI GoO

250 Front St. W. 416 205·5555. ,$10. - 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orches· tra. Festive favourites & Chnstmas stoues Leslie Fagan. soprano; Holy Name of Mary School Concert Chou· Deborah Smith. con· ductor; John 8arnum, music director. Ham· merson Hall, 4141 living Arts Duve, Mis· s1ssauga. 905·306-6000. ,. - 8:00: Tempus Choral Society. Sleigh Ride - A lively Mus/Ca/ Celebration for the Holidays. Guests: Tim Hart Jazz Quartet. St. Michael's Church, 181 Sewell Or., Oakville. 905 510 5713. ,$10(sr/ch1I· dren 12 & under). - 8·00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/ Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Handel· Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall See Dec 15. - 8:30: living Arts Centre Mississauga. M11c Jordan, smger·songwmer. Royal Bank Centre Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr 905·306 6000. ·. Sunday December 19 - 2:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Si11g·Along Messiah. Gillian Keith, soprano; Matthew White, countertenor; Rufus Muller, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Tafelmus1k Chamber Choir & Orchestra; Maestro Handel. conductor. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter 416 872-4255. ,. - 3:00· Concerts at St. George's on·the· Hill. lessons and Carols. Works by Head, Haydn, Mathias & others. Women's voices of St. George's Cho11. 4600 Ound3s St. West. 416·463-9284. - 3:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/ Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Handel: MeSS1sh. Roy Thomson Hall. See Dec 15. - 4:00: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. lessons & C110/s. St. Andrew's Choir. 73 Simcoe St. 416·593·5600. Offer· 1ng to The Boarding Homes Ministry. - 4:00: St. James' Catheilral. Sunday Twilight Rec11BI Se11es. David Phillips, or· gan. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jill Vespers: Sadow 81ass & Drums. Brian Bar· low, drums; Chase Sanborn & Brian O'Kane, trumpet; Russ little & Terry Pro· mane, trombone; Doug Burrell, tuba. 1570 Yonge St. 416·920·5211. Free (donation). - 4.30: St. Anne's Church. Nine lessons and Ca10/s. Music by Archer, Darke, lhff, Joubert, Lloyd, Ord, Rutter. Cho11 of St. Anne's; guest: Peter J. Orme, organ: P. John H. Stephenson. dnector of music. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416·767·7290. Freewill offeung - 4:30: Yorkminster Perk Church Choir. fesrival of Nine lessons and Carols. William Maddox. organ & director of music. 1585 Yonge St. 416·922· 1167. Free. - 6:00: Salvation Army Yorkminster Citadel. Christmas Celebration & CM dren's Pageant. 1 Lord Seaton Rd. 416· 222·9110. Freewill offering. - 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. Candle· light Service of lessons and Carols. Metro· pohtan Choirs. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416-363·0331. Freewill offering. - 7:00: Toronto Swedish Singers. Swedish Christmas Concert. Traditional Swedish & English Christmas carols; sea· sonal instrumental music; audience partici· pation. Lloyd Thompson. director. Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25 Old York Mills Rd. 416·229·4489. , children free. - 7:30: Humber Valley United Music Program. Candlelight Service. Saint Saens; Chnstmas Oratorio; lessons and carols Man· anne Sasso, soprano; Shannon Butcher. mei· zo; Joan Cotton, alto: David Amlirose, tenor & other performers; Debbie Bradley, conductor. Humber Valley Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd. 416·231-2263. Free (good will offering). - 7:30: Peel Choral Society. Fundraisfng Christmas Concert. Emmanuel United Church, 420 Balmoral Dr., Brampton. 416· 96 I ·6444. Free will offering. - 7:30: Upper Canada Children's Cho· rus/York Region Schools. The Spi11t of Christmas. Brian Rawlins. music director. George Weston Reena! Hall. 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. ,. - 8:00: Forte, The Toronto Men's Cho· rus. Oon We Now Our Gay Apparel. See Dec 17. Winchester Dance Theatre. 80 Winchester. - 8:00: Victoria Scholars Men's Choral Ensemble. Masters in this Hall. Carols from Christmas past & present arranged by composers from Canada & around the world. Robert Pomakov, bass; Jerzy C1· chocki, conductor; William O'Meara, accom· pamst. Our Lady of Sorrows Church. 3055 ... : victoria ; scholars ;: men'schoralle ;: Bloor St. West. 416·761-7776. , Monday December 20 - 11 :OOam & 2:00: Really little Theatre Company. Mote! (The Greedy PrmcessJ. Book & lyrics by Curne: music by Wingrove Rock & roll musical comedy. Ages 4· 10. Solar Stage Children's Theatre, 4950 Yonge St. 416·36B-8031. . For corn· plate run see music theatre listings. - B:OO: Jazz FM91. Sound of To1onto Jan Concert Series: Jim Galloway & friends "Swing into Christmas". Ontario Science Centre. 770 Don Mills Rd. 416 696-1000. . Tuesday December 21 - 1:00: St. James' Cathedral. Music at Midday: A French Ch11stmas Celeb11t1on. Michael Bloss, organ. 65 Church St. 416· 364·7B65. Free. - 2:00: Oakville Children's Choir. Sto· ries of Christmas. Stories from winners of Community Story Writing Competition; tra· ditional Christmas carols; carol sing. Guest: Dinah Christie, narrator; Glenda Crawford, music director. The Meeting House, 25-171 Speers Rd .• Oakv1lle. 905·337·7104. $10. Proceeds to Big Sisters of Oakv1lle. CONCERT LISTINGS: GTA ... Sunday, Dec. 19,2004 8pm A programme of favourite carols from Chrfstmas past and Christmas present arranged by composers from Canada and around the world. Jerzy Cichocki, conductor William O'Meara, accompanist Robert Pomakov, bass Our Lady of Sorrows Church 3055 Bloor Street West. Toronto Adults , Seniors & Students for tickets call 416.761.7776 DEER PARK CONCERTS 129 St. Clair Avenue West Uusl east of Avenue Road) Christmas Eve December 24 10:00 - 10:45 p.m. William Wright performs a recital of Christmas music Free Admission Next concert in Saturday-night recital series Organist Douglas Cleveland February 5, 2005, 7:30 p.m. Call 416-481-2979 for ticket infom1ation or visit www.deerparkunitedchurch.ea, click "Concerts" Parking courtesy of Imperial Oil next to concert venue. WWW . THEWHOlENO H.COM 57

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