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Volume 10 Issue 4 - December 2004

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... SOUTHERN ONTARIO, CONT I NUED Kitchener. 519·578· 1570, 800·265·8977. , S25(sr/st). (child). - 7:30: Sound Investment Community Choir. Symbols and T1ad11i ons of the Sea· son. All Saint's Church, Elgin St.. Colling· wood. 705·445·0863. $10, (child under 121 - 8:00: Brampton Festival Singers. Fits/ Howells: Origin11/ music for Chrtslmss. Stephane Potvin, director. Knox United Church. corner of Hwys 10 & 24, Caledon Village. 905·874·2800. . , O!child under 12). - 8:00: Hamilton Theatre Incorporated. A Ch11s1m11s Survivsf Guide. Musical look at the stresses of the holiday season. with Christmas standards & new songs. Written & conceived by James Hindman & Ray Rod· enck. Studio Theatre. 140 McNab St .• Hamilton. 905·522·3032. . For com· plete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Theatre Ancaster. Rodgers & Hammerstein: D*lahomal Theatre Auditori· um, Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. West. 905·304·7469. Saturday December 04 - 2:00: Toronto All·Star Big Band . .II Ch11s1mas Special. Holiday revue with jazzy tunes, storytelling. Roxy Theatre, 251 Nrnth St. East, Owen Sound. 519·371 · 2833, 888·446·7699. -. - 3:00: Georgian Bay Children's Choir. Sounds of the Season - Concett & Carol Smg·Along. Rutter: Brother Hernrich's Christmas. Delarne Smith, narrator; Claire Baker. oboe; Sterling MacNay, bassoon; A.G. "Bert" Hood, organ; members of the St. Andrew's Church Choir; Linda Hawkms. conductor. St. Andrew's Church. lst Ave. West between 9th St. W. & 10th St. W .• Owen Sound. 519·371-4627. $ IJ.$ IO(ad· vance). $ J5,S 12(door), family & choir alum· ni rates. - 7:30: Arcady. A Baroque Memah. Gab11elle Mclaughlin, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, alto; Joseph Schnurr. tenor; Trevor Bowes. baritone; Ronald Beckett, conductor. Immanuel Church. 2900 4th Ave .• Jordan. 905·563·5596. , . Proceeds to Vineland Migrant Worker Out· reach. - 7:30: London SingerslH.B.Beal Sing· ers. Bach: Magnific81 & Rutter: Mess of 1he Children. Daniela Marentette & Rachel Snow. sopranos; Lauren Phillips, mezzo; Kevin McMiiian, tenor; Greg Wagland. bass ba11tone; Oav1d Weaver, conductor & other perlormers. Dundas Centre United Church, Dundas at Maitland, London. 519·452· 2700. ,$ IO(advance), ,(door). - 7:30· Menno Singers. H11ndel: Messiah. Centre 1n the Square, Kitchener. See Dec 3 - 7:30: Mohawk Collage Singers. Han· de/: Messiah. Complete version. Carolyn Srnclair, soprano; Laura Pudwell. alto; Eric Shaw, tenor; Andrew Tees, barrtone; Michael Jarvis, conductor. Mcintyre Thea· tre, Mohawk College. 135 Fennel Ave. West, Hamilton. 905·388·9614. , $I 5(st). - 8:00: Arkell School House Concert Series. Mose Scarlett, vocals/acoustic guitar; Jackie Washington, vocals/ piano/ acoustic guitar; Ken Whiteley, vocals/man· doffn/guitar/piano. Guelph Youth Music Cen· - 66 tre, 75 Cardigan St..' Guelph. 519·763· 3000. . - B:OO: John Laing Singers. Rejoice/ Mendelssohn: Te Oeum; Byrd: Rejoice, Re· joice!; This day Christ was born; Leighton: Lulla. Julia; Ramirez: Navidad nuestra; Vaughen Wrlliams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; choral arrangements. traditional carols. Marsha Moffitt. cello; Chris Dawes. organ, Michael Downie. bass. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 905·628·5238. .. - 8:00: Music on the Mount Concert Series. DUO. Margot Rydall, flute; Ivan Zllman, guitar. Mt. Zion ChUTch. 29 Wesl· mount Rd. South, Waterloo. 519·886· 5820. 519·273· 1105. $ J 5. - 8:00: Theatre An caster. Rodgers & Hammerstein: Oklahoma! Ancaster High School. See Dec 3. - 8:00: University of Guelph Choirs. Voices of Hope: The lord Nelson Mass. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; music by Willan, Daley & Evans. Renee Winick, soprano; Lesley Bouza & Louisa Cowie, mezzos; Lan· ny Fleming. tenor; Benjamin Covey, bari· tone; members of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra; Marta McCarthy, conductor. Church of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk St., Guelph. 519·824·4120 x52257. .. Sunday December 05 - 2:00: Brantford Folk Club. Heather Dale's Medieval Chris/mas. Best Western Brant Park Inn. 19 Holiday Or.. Brantford. 519· 759·7676. in advance. commissions, orchestral favourites. Guests: la Jeunesse Girls Choir. Port Hope United Church, 34 South St. 905·885·0610. $I 5,, family rate. - 8:00: Cellar Singers. Handel.· Messiah. See Dec 3. St. Joseph's Church, 1 IB Mur ray St., Bracebridge. 705·326·2619. - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Baird Ttio. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. West. Waterloo. 519· 886· 1673. Monday December 06 - 2:00: Sanderson Centre. Memories of a Don Messer Chrtstmas. Songs of the sea· son. 8B Oalhous1e St .• Brentford. 519· 758·8090. 800·265·0710. . Wednesday December 08 - 7:30: Hamilton Concert Bend. Annual Christmas Concert. Gerald Stephenson, director. Pioneer Memorral Church, 1974 King St. East, Hamilton. 905·545·9552. ,, (familyl. - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Baftic Ba1oque. Planet Baroque. Stephen Sitarski. leader; Leslie Newman, flute. First United Church, 16 William St., Waterloo. 519·578·1570. 800·265·8977. ,. Thursday December 09 - 8:00: Capitol Arts Centre. The Irish Rovers. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905· 885· I 071. $ 39. Friday December 10 - 3:00: Clarington Concert Band. Annual - 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Handel· Messiah. Chrtstmas Conceit. Newcastle United Laura Whalen, soprano; Laura Pudwell, alto; Church, Mill St.. Newcastle. 905·697· Nils Brown, tenor; Mark Pedrotti, bass; I 8956. Freewill offering. Furiosi Baroque Orchestra; Robert Cooper, - 3:00: Durham Community Choir. Bach: ar11s11c director. Calvary Church. 89 Scott Magnificat; Handel: Messiah (selections). St., St. Catharines. 905·688·5550 Suzanne Kompass. soprano; Saridra Boyes. x3257. . mezzo; James Leatch, tenor; Bruce Kelly, bass; Talisker Players; John·Charles Coolen, conductor. College Park Seventh· day Adventist Church, 1164 King St. East. Oshewa. 905·668·0998. , $ IO(child - 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London. Han· de/: Messiah. Donna Bennett. soprano; Ani· ta Kruse, alto; Nrls Brown, tenor; Marc Boucher. baritone; Concert Players Orches· tra; Gerald Fagan, conductor. Centennial 12 & under). Hall, London. 519·433·9650, 866·244· - 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. Chris/mas 0762. . with My Symphony. Corelli: Christmas Con· - 8:00: County Town Singers. Our Childcerto; L.Mozart: Toy Symphony; Respighi: hood Christmas. Salvation Army Temple. Trittico Bollicelliano; Anderson: Sleigh 570 Thornton Rd. North;Oshawa. 905· Jig, accompanist; Belly Wagner, director. Grace United Church, Stagecoach Rd., Sydenham. 613·384· 1528. Admission by donation. Food Bank offerings gratefully accepted. - 7:30: Oriana Singers of Northumbar· land. Revelation. Rutter: Magnificat; music by Chilcott. Sirett, Hatfield; traditional Christmas music. Katie McNeil, soprano. Trinity United Church, 15 Chapel St., Co· bourg. 905·372-2210. ,S 13. - B:OO: Bach Elgar Choir. Handel: MesSI· ah. Janet Obermeyer, soprano; Gaynor Jones, contralto; Lenard Whiting. tenor; Roben Hall. bass; Hamilton Philharmomc Orchestra; Ian Sadler. director. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North. Hamilton. 905·527·5995. ., chrld under 12 lree. - 8:00: Friends of Music. Vesnivke Choir and Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. Halyna Kvitka Kondracki, conductor. Port Hope United Church, 34 South St. 905· 885· I 071. 800·434·5092. ,. - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. Christmas with Brian. Centre in the Square, Kitchener. See Dec 10. - 8:00: Millpond Centre. Chtistmas Jan. I 06 Victoria St. West. Alliston. 705.435 . 3092. . - 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Or· chestra. Waflling·ln /he Season. J.Strauss Jr: Emperor Waltzes; Overture to Fleder· maus; Wiener Blul; J.Strauss Sr: Radettky March; Weber: Invitation 10 the Dance; Mil· haud: Scaramouche. Daniel Rubinoff. saxo· phone; Michael Newnham. conductor. 7: 15: P1e·concert chat. Showplace Pe1formance Centre, 290 George St North, Peterbor· ough. 705·742·7469. .50,. $ l 5(sl). - 8:00: Renaissance Singers. 0 Magnum Mysterium: All Nature Worships Him. St. Andrews Church, 54 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 419·579-1568. ,. - 8:00: Uxbridge Chamber Choir. Brit· ten: A Ceremony of Carols. Plus music by Palestrina. Willan. Gibbons, Sweelinck & Baker. Harp soloist; Thomas Baker, direc· tor. St. Paul's Church. 65 Toronto St .. Ux· bridge. 905·852·2676. ,. Sunday December 12 Ride; sing along Christmas carols. Joanna 509·4111. ,. - 2:00: Peterborough Symphony Or· Tang, violin; Marion Samuel, soprano; Jen· - 8:00: Georgetown Choral Societyl chestra. Diamonds in the Snow. Family na Rak, flute; James McKay. music direc· True North Brass. A True North Christ· concert. Music by J.Sirauss Jr. J.Strauss tor. Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place. 905· mas. Shawn Grenke, organ. Holy Cross Sr & Weber. Michael Newnham, conductor. 527·7666. ,. (under 12). Church, 224 Maple Ave .. Georgetown. Showplace Performance Centre. 290 - 3:00: Wellington Winds. Autumn Gold 905·877-0482. ,. George St Norh. Peterborough. 705·742· and Win/er Snow. Boyd McDonald, piano; - B:OO: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber 7469. .50., $ J 5(st). Ted Follows. narrator; Wellington Winds Music Society. FfBncine Kay, plBno. KWC· - 2:30: Quinte Symphony. Community Saxophone Quartet. St. Peter's Church, MS Music Room, 57 Young St. West. Wa· Spirit Youth Choir. Seasonal music. Empire 810 Kings St. East. Cambridge. 519·669· terloo. 519·886· 1673. Theatre, Belleville. 613-060-0099. 4409. ,$10. - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. - 3:00: Cambridge Kiwanis Boys' Choir. - 4:00: Dublin Street United Church. Christmas with Bflan. Orchestral Pops. Family Christmas Concert. Performance & G/ori11/Vivaidi: Gloria; Saint·Saens: Christ· Miriam Clouthrer. soprano; Brian Jackson. Training Choirs. James Kropf, choirmaster. mas Oratorio. Kate Millie & Melanie Schro· conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 St. Clement Church, Duke St1eet, Cam· der, sopianos; Mary Lynne Whyte, contral· Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519·57B· bridge·Preston. 519·622-4897. $10,, to; Glenn Peirson, tenor; John Watson, 1570, 800·265·8977. -. family rate. bass; Dublin Street Senro1 Choir; Christo· - 3:00: Clarington Concert Band. Orono pher Fischer. director & organ. 68 Suffolk United Christmas Concert. Orono United St. West, Guelph. 519·821·0610. $10. - 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Handel: Messiah. Church, Church Street. Orona. 905·697 . (stl. s25tfamilyl. Calvary Church. St. Catharines. See De· 8956. Freewill offering. - 7:30: Acill Choral Society. Christmas cember I 0. - 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. Handel: Concert. A. Dale Wood, director. Christ - 7:30: Frontenac Women's Chorus. Messiah. Kathryn Oomoney, soprano; Jenni· Church Anglican, Bolton. 905·936·4 719, Rejoice/ - Around the World. Christmas fer Enns Modolo, alto; Michael Colvin, ten· 519·941 ·5089. . celebrated in many languages from many or; Alexander Dobson. bass; Elora Festival - 7:30: la Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. musical eras. Guests: Valerie Hamilton, Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor. St. Home for the Holidays. Traditional carols, percussion; Anne Archer, flute; Andrea Kis· Mary's Church. 267 Geddes St., Elora. · WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM DECEMBER i 2004 -FEBRUARY 7 2005

519·846·0331, 800·265·8977. . - 3:00: Renaissanc e Singers. 0 Magnum Mysteflum: All Nature Worships Him. See Dec 11. T11m1y Church, 12 Blair Rd., Cam· bridge. - 3:00: Wellington Winds. Autumn Gold and Winter Snow. See Dec 5. First United Church, 16 Wtlltam St., Waterloo. 519· · 669·44D9. ,$10. - 3:30: Gerald Fagan Singers. Messiah at St. Peter's. Donna Bennett, soprano, Anita Krause. alto; Nils Brown, tenor; Marc Boucher. baritone; Concert Players Orches· tra; Gerald Fagan, conductor. St. Peter's Cathedral, 196 Duller in Ave .. London. 519·433-9650, 866·244·0762. . - 7:30: Georgetown Choral Society/ True North Brass. A True North Christ· mas. Holy Cross Church. Georgetown. See Dec 10. Monday December 13 - 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Handel: Messiah. Sally Dibblee, Marianne Bindig, Peter Blanchet. Fr. Paul Massei. soloists; Ian Sadler, organ; Sydney Birrel), music director. George St. United Church, 534 George St. North. Peterborough. 705-740· 6116. ,. Tuesday December 14 - 7:30: Peterborough Singers. Handel· Messiah. George St. United Church. Peter· borough. See Dec 13. Wednesday December 15 - 7:30: Kingston Choral Society. Han· de/: Messiah. St. Mary's Cathedral. King· ston. 613·546·9729. . - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. Christmas with Brian. See Dec 10. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000. .. - 8:00: Westben Arts Festival Theatre. True North Brass. St. John's United Church. Campbellford. 416·20 I ·9893. Benefit concert for Westben Arts Festival. Thursday December 16 - 7:00: Hamilton Piece. Rita MacNei/. Guests: The Men of The Deeps. Great Hall. 1 Summers lane, Hamilton. 905·546· 4040. .50·.50. - 7:30: Theatre Ancaster. Holiday Music at the Old Town Hall. Theatre Ancaster musicians & singers. Ancaster Old Town Hall, 300 Wilson St. 905·304-7469. Dona· lions to The Ancaster Information Services Christmas Fund gratefully received. Friday December 17 - 3:00: Sanderson Centre. Rita MacNeil and The Men of The Deeps. 88 Dalhousie St .. Brentford. 519·758·8090, 800-265· 0710. . - 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Christmas Concert. Pe riod carols, selected readings, harpsichord & cello accompani· ment. 157 Main St. South, Georgetown. 905·877-8321, 905·877-6569. ad· vance sales only. - 8:00: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir/ Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Drches· tra/Hamilton Children's Choir. Annual Chflstmas Concert. Great Hall, Hamilton Place, 1 Summers lane, Hamilton. 905· 527-7666. ,. Proceeds to the Spee· tator Summer Camp Fund. DECCMOER 1 2004 - FEBRUARY 7 2005 Saturday December 18 - 7:30: Arcady. Welcome Yule! Beckett: Christmas music; seasonal readings. Alex· andra Presbyterian Church. 4 10 Colborne St .• Brantford. 519·753· 1602. ,. - 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic. The Glo· ry of Christmas. Guests: Anne Marie lnneo. soprano; Centenary United Church Choir: Michael Reason & Shawn Grenke, conduc· tors. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West. Hamilton. 905·526-6556. . - 7:30: Kitchener Waterloo Philharmon· le Choir. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium /Christmas Oratorio/. Suzie Leblanc, so· prano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Scott Weir, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Kitchener· Waterloo Symphony; Howard Dyck, conduc· tor. The Centre m the Square, 101 Queen St. West, Kitchener. 1·800·265·B977. ·, (eyeGD & children 12 & un· der). - 8:00: Barrie Concerts. Christmas Around the World. Robert Pol]lakov. bass; Victoria Scholars; Jer.zy Cichocki. conduc· Jor. Fisher Audito rium. 125 Dunlop St. West. Berrie. 705· 726·4980. - 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. Chflstmas Concert. 157 Main St. South. See Dec 17. - 8:00: Hamilton Place. John McOer· moll: Memofles of a Fam11y Christmas. Great Hall. 1 Summers lane. Hamilton. 905·546·4040. .50·.50. - 8:00: MusicMakers. Glad Tidings of Great Joy. Guests: Pine Ridge Brass; Gwen Darling, musical director. Victoria Hall Con· cert Hall, 55 King St. West. Cobourg. 905· 372·2210. , $10. Proceeds to H ospice Northumberland Lakeshore. Sunday December 19 - 2:00 & 7:00: Concert Band of Co· bourg. Annual Christmas Show. Victoria Hall Concert Hall. 55 King St. West. Co· bourg. 905·372-2210. . - 2:30: Kingston Chamber C hoir. A Oick· ens' Christmas. Music by Rachmaninoff & Postons; carols; readings from Dickens' Christmas Carol. Sydenham United Church. Kingston. 613·531·9413. . - 7:00: Cambridge Kiwanis Boys' Choirl Choir of Trinity Church. Festival of Les· sons and Carols. James Kropf, choirmas· ter. Trinity Church, 12 Blair Rd., Cam· bridge·Galt. 519·622-4897. Free will of· fering. - 8:00: Paul Tobey. Christmas at the Pi· ano. Traditional holiday classics. Paul To· bey, piano; 5·piece orchestra; Gord Paynt· er, comedian. River Run Centre. 35 Wool· wich St., Guelph. 519·763·3000, 877- 520·2408. .50. Tuesday December 21 - 7:30: Sanderson Centre. Festival of Carols. Music & tales. Elora festival Sing· ers; Noel Edison, conductor; Canon Robert Hulse. speaker. 88 Dalhousie St., Brant· ford. 519·758·8090, 80D·265-0710. . Tuesday December 28 - B:OO: Peter Skoggard/Guelph Arts Council. Bayt Lahm - a dramatic oratorio. Story of tragedy & hope in contemporary Bethlehem. Music by Skoggard; words by R.A.D. Ford, W.H.Auden & others. 8 vocal soloists; members of the Guelph Youth Singers; instrumentalists. Co·operators Hall, River Run Centre. 35 Woolwich St.. Guelph. 519·763·3000, 877-520·2408. ,. Wednesday December 29 - 5:30: St. James Anglican Church. Boar's Head Fe$//val. Concert & dinner. 137 Melville, Dundas. 905-627-1424. Concert free, dinner . - 8:00: Peter Skoggard. Bayt Lahm - a dramatic orBlorio. River Run Centre. Guelph. See Dec 28. ·TENTATIVE - PLEASE PHONE AHEAD TO CONFIRM· Friday December 31 - 10:00pm: Sanderson Centre. Kings of Swing. Big band show. Music of Smatra, Andrew Sisters. Harry James, Arlie Shaw, Glenn Miller & others. Galaxy All-Star Or chestra; Robtn lea. vocals; The Moonglows & other performers. 88 Oalhousie St .• Brantford. 519·758·8090. 800·265·0710. ·. Saturday January 01 - 2:30: Attile Glatz Concert Produc· tions. Salute to Vienna. Traditional songs from Viennese operettas; waltzes & polkas by the Strauss family & o thers. The Centre m the Square. 101 Queen St. West, Kitch· ener. 1.aoo.545.7901. ·. - 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Produc· tions/Hamilton Place Theatre. Saluie to Vienna. Tradillonal songs from Viennese operettas; waltzes & polkas by the Strauss family & others. 10 MacNab St. South, Hamilton. 1·800·545·7807. .50·. Sunday January 02 - 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Produc· tions. Salute to Vienna. Traditional songs from Viennese operettas; waltzes & polkas by the Strauss family & others. Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London. 1 ·800· 545·7807. -. Friday January 07 - 8:00: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. Ragtime, Funk & Stravinsky. The New Or· chestra; Broken Songs Cabaret Ensemble. The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. 519·578· 1570, 800·265·8977. ,. Saturday January 08 - 8:00: Barrie Concerts. Saint·Saens: Carnival of the Animals. And music by Pou· lenc. Shostakovich, McPhee & Tiefenbach. Robert Kortgaard & Peter Tiefenbach. duo pianists & other performers. Fisher Audito· rium. 125 Dunlop St. West, Barrie. 705· 726·4980. Thursday January 13 - B:OO: Kitchener·Waterloo Symphony. Reflections of the North. Judy Kang. violin; Douglas Bostock, conductor. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519· 763·3000. ,. - 8:00: NUMUS Concert!

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