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Volume 11 Issue 4 - December 2005

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... CONCERTS Toronto & nearby - 8:00: Columbus Centre/Tafelmusik. The Italian Trilogy: Amadeo: Mozart in Italy. Mozart: early operas & symphonies; Ex· sultate, Jubilate. Michael Maniaci, male so· prano; Jeanne Lamon, director. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-256- 4808. . - 8:00: On Stage. The Melody lingers On. Jazz standards and originals. Mike Murley, Tara Davidson, saxophones; Guido Basso, trumpet & flugelhorn; Reg Schwager, guitar; Steve Wallace, bass; string ensemble. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205- 5555. . - 8:00: TSO. Classical Favourites. Works by Dukas, Mussorgsky, Rossini, Bach, Johann Strauss Jr & Tchaikovsky. Alexandre Da Costa, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -. ( Stranger Here Myself A.ssociatrs of Toronto Sy1~phony Orchestra Five Small Concerts Senes ·C'isions oj'lfeave,z a11c[Jfe{( • Michael Torke : Corner in Manhattan • Peteris Vasks : String Quartet No. 4 • Robert Schumann : String Quartet No. 3 in A major Musicians from Toronto Symphony Orchestra Coro/ Lynn Fu1ino Violin V1rymia Chen Wells V10/1n Daniel Blackman Viola LISTINGS Kirk Worthington Cello I .ill 1 1·--:.! 1-S,, I I \'WW.a:-,,;ociat e::-t:;;o.01rr Monday, February 6, 2006 7:30pm Trrnity-St. Paul's United Church 427 Bloor Street West (Bloor/Spadino) !'ldS{ ,..: l 1 !(~( ,;, I ~1 1( 1b,;) Concerts: Further afield Plans change! Always call ahead to confirm details with presenters. Concerts: Toronto & nearby PAGE 36 Concerts: Further Afield PAGE 58 Music Theatre/Opera PAGE 61 Jazz Clubs, QuickPicks PAGE 62 Announcements/Lectures Seminars/Etcetera PAGE 64 In this issue: Ajax, Alliston, Almonte, Ancaster, Arkell, Aurora, Barrie, Belleville, Bobcaygeon, Bolton, Brantford, Burlington, Cambridge, Campbellford, Chatham, Cobourg, Dundas, Elora, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Jordan, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Midland, Milton, Newmarket, 0 rangeville, Oshawa, Peterborough, Pickering, Port Dover, Port Hope, St. Catharines, Uxbridge, Waterloo & Whitby. Thursday December 01 - 2:00 & 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. The Walters Family. Oldfashioned Christmas show including fiddle playing and step dancing. Walters Family, choir and other performers. 88 Dalhousie St, Brantford. 519-758-8090, 800-265-0710. . - 2:00: Port Hope Festival Theatre. lit· tie Red Riding Hood. Christmas pan to. Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-885- 1071. -. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: orchestra@uwaterloo. First Anniversary Concert. Works by Beethoven & Tchaikovsky. Guests: Romy Shioda, Hector Vasquez, Boyd McDonald; Erna Van Daele, music director. Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, Waterloo. 519-888-4908. Free. Friday December 02 - 2:00 & 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. The Walters Family. Brantford. See Dec. 1. - 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London. Christmas Celebration. A family concert. Guests: St. Mary School Choir; Percussion Trio Rob Inch, Rob Larose & Greg Mainprize; The Children's Audience Choirs; Peter Garland, M.C. Centennial Hall, 550Wellington St., London. 519-433-9650. , $ 5(12 & under). - 8:00: Ancaster Theatre. Guys & Oolls. Colin Lapsley, Nadia Peressini, Carolyn Bjerno, Jim Broadley & other performers. Ancaster High School Theatre Auditorium, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. 905-304- 7469. , (sr), (st). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Centenary Concert Series. We Will Remember Them. Faure: Requiem. With massed choir & orchestra. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-526- 1147. . - 8:00: County Town Singers. Christmas Concert. Pickering Village United Church, 300 Church St. N., Ajax. 905-683-4721. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Shostakovich Centenary. Marquez: Danzon #2; Shostakovich: Cello Concerto #1; Symphony #1. Yegor Dyachkov, cello; Robert Moody, conductor. The Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 800-265-8977. -. - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. The Messiah. Choir of First-St. Andrew's Church; Sonja Gustafson, soprano; Terese Sirek Ng, mezzo; Ross Dodington, bass; Patrick Jang, tenor; Paul Merritt, director. First-St. Andrew's Church, 350 Queens Ave., London. 905-526- 6690. , (sr/st), (ch). Saturday December 03 - 1 :OD: Theatre Aquarius. Beauty and the Beast. By Menken, Ashman & Rice. Holiday family musical for ages 5-105. Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St, Hamilton. 905-522- 7529, 800-465- 7529. · , -(sr/st). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Arcady. A Baroque Messiah. Ronald Beckett, music director. Immanuel Orthodox Church, 2900 4th Ave., Jordan. 905-563- 5596. , . - 7:30: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestras. Home for the Holidays. Port Hope United Church, 34 South St., Port Hope. 905-372- 2210. , (st), (family). - 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Winter Noel. Boyce: Suite for Strings in A; Monteverdi: Sinfonie e Ritornelli from Drfeo; Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel. Guests: Trinity Festival Chorus. Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Barrie Concerts. Christmas with St. Michael's Choir School. Fisher Auditorium, 125 Dunlop St. W., Barrie. 705-728-1630, 705- 726-1181. Call for series ticket prices. - 8:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Noble Themes. Ager: The Solemn Land; Haydn: Trumpet Concerto; Holst: St. Paul's Suite; Brahms: 4th Symphony. Guy Few, trum· pet; Alain Trudel, guest conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526- 7756. -, -(sr), O(st), (to end of high school). - 8:00: John Laing Singers. Gloria in Excelsis Dea. Traditional Christmas music plus Wearmouth: Christmas Lullaby; Watson Henderson: Laetetur Jerusalem; Handel: Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Janet Obermeyer, soprano; John Laing, conductor. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. N., Hamilton. 905-628- 5238. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Kawartha Jazz Society. Jazz Cuba! Hilario Duran Trio. Market Hall Theatre, 336 George St. N., Peterborough. 705- 745-1870. (advance). WWW, THEWHOLENOTE,COM DECEMBE R 1 2005 - FEBR UA RY 7 2006

- 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Shostakovich Centenary. The Centre in the Square, 101 Oueen St. N., Kitchener. See Dec. 2. - 8:00: Melos Choral Ensemble. Christmas 2005. Handel: Messiah. St. George's Cathedral, 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613- 634-8473. , (sr), advance discount. - 8:00: Orangeville Chorus, Sweet Adelines International. Musical Mosaic. Guests: Achill Choral Society; Theatre Orangeville Youth Singers; Mark Dubois, tenor; Dini Petty, M.C.; Pat Vipond, director. Orangeville District Secondary School, 22 Faulkner St., Orangeville. 519-942-3423. . Net proceeds to Headwaters Health Care Centre. Sunday December 04 - 2:30: Ouinte Symphony.Joy to the World. Elizabeth McDonald, soprano; Timothy Stiff, tenor; Gordon Craig, conductor. Empire Theatre, 321 Front St., Belleville. 613-969- 0099. , (sr), (st). - 3:00: La Jeunesse Youth Choirs. Christmas Concert. Trinity United Church, 15 Chapel St., Cobourg. 905-373-9402. Call for ticket prices. - 3:00: Tapestry Chamber Choir. Tapestry Goes to the Movies. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 484 Water St., Newmarket. 905-836-8589. Call for ticket prices. - 3:00: Wellington Winds. Getting Ready for Winter. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 810 King St. E., Cambridge. 519-579-3097. , (sr/st). - 4:00: Elora Festival Singers. Amahl & The Night Visitors. Music by Menotti. Noel Edison, conductor. St. John's Church, Henderson & Smith St. Elora. 519-846-0331. , , (12 & under). - 6:00: U of T Gospel Choir. 11th Annual Christmas Concert. Agape Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1999 Fairport Rd., Pickering. 416-614-4872. Freewill offering. Food bank item. - 7:00: McMaster University. McMaster University Choir. Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 ex24 756. Call for ticket prices. - 7:45: Arcady. Christmas with Arcady. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. 519-583-1984. , free(under 12). - 8:00: Achill Choral Society. Sounds of Christmas. Medieval & Renaissance music. Christ Church Anglican, 22 Nancy St., Bolton. 519-941 -5089. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Vadim Serebryany, Piano. Works by Beethoven, Scriabin, Chopin, Brahms & Shostakovich. KW CMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. , (sr), O(st). - 8:00: Symphony Hamilton. The Messiah. Choir of First-St. Andrew's Church; Sonja Gustafson, soprano; Terese Sirek Ng, mezzo; Ross Dodington, bass; Patrick Jang, tenor; Paul Merritt, director. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. W ., Hamilton. 905-526- 6690. , O(sr/st), (ch). - 9:00: Cornerstone. Adrian Raso, Guitar. Latin, jazz, pop & gypsy music. John Cusinato, drums; Jason Raso, bass; Lore Bortolon, guitar. 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph. 519-827- 0145. Free. Cd sale proceeds to Children's Health Foundation of London. Monday December 05 - 12:30: UWO Faculty of Music. Les Chor- D ECEMBER 1 2005 - F EB RUARY 7 2006 istes, Chorale & Antler River in Concert. Talbot Theatre, 1151 Richmond St., London. 519-661-3767. Free. Tuesday December 06 - 7:00: Peterborough Children's Cho· rus. Gloria. Guest: StarFire Brass Ensemble. All Saints Anglican Church, 235 Rubidge St., Peterborough. 705-740-6110. , (st). - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Rtfmi Boucher, Guitar. Works by Mertz, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Rodrigo, Duarte & Asencio. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. , (sr), (st). - 8:00: Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Musical Comic Duo Bowser and Blue. 88 Dalhousie St, Brantford. 519· 758-8090, 800-265-0710. . Wednesday December 07 - 12:00noon: Northumberland Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Noonhour Advent Concert. Bring your lunch. St. Peter's Anglican Church, 240 Col· lege St., Cobourg. 905-355-3116. Freewill offering. -12:15: Centenary Midday Concerts. Shawn Grenke, organ. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-522· 6843. Free. - 12:30: UWO Faculty of Music. Laudate. UWO Singers & St. Cecilia Singers. Von Kunster Hall, 1151 Richmond St., London. 519· 661 -3767. Free. - 2:00 Sanderson Centre for the Per· forming Arts. Stardust Follies. Broadwaystyle song-dance and comedy revue with numbers from the '20s to the present. John Di· mon, director. 88 Dalhousie St, Brantford. 519-758-8090, 800-265-0710. .50 For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30 Kitchener Waterloo Philharmonic Family of Choirs. Annual Christmas Choral Celebration. Guests: Windjammers, Pops Wind Ensemble, conducted by Harry Currie. Centre in the Square, 101 Oueen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-1570. -, $ lO(st rush), $ 5(under 14; eyeGo). - 7:30: Knox Choir: Holiday Tidings. Knox Presbyterian Church, 53 Church St., St. Ca· tharines. 905-682-2355. . - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. The Grand Tour 1763-1766 Part 2: England. Music by Handel, Abel, JC.Bach & Mozart. Jan Dverduin, organ; Dorian Wilson, guest conductor. First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 800-265-8977. -. Thursday December 08 - 7:30: Perimeter Institute. Turtle Island String Ouartet: Solstice Celebration. Mike Lazaridis Theatre, 31 Caroline St. N., Water· loo. 519-883-4480. , (st). Friday December 09 - 1 O:OOam & 1: 15pm: UWO Faculty of Music. Amahl & the Night Visitors. UWO Opera Workshop; Orchestra London; Amabile Boys Choir; Theodore Baerg, director. St. Paul's Cathedral, 4 72 Richmond St., London. 519-679-8778. , . For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Fanshawe Chorus London. Handel's Messiah. With the Concert Players Dr· chestra; Jennifer Enns, alto; Eric Shaw, tenor; John Avey, bass & other performers. Centen· nial Hall, 550 Wellington St., London. 519· 433-9650. $ 25, (st). - 8:00: County Town Singers. Carols Yule Know. Salvation Army Temple, 570 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa. 905-728-3386. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Christmas Pops. Daniel Warren, conductor. The Centre in the Square, 101 Oueen St. N., Kitchener. 800-265-8977. -$ 50. - 8:00: True North Brass. A Solid Brass Christmas. Old Town Hall, 14 Bridge St, Al· monte. 613-253-3353. , $ l 7(st). Saturday December 10 - 7:00: Chapters Kitchener. Adrian Raso, guitar. Latin, jazz, pop & gypsy music. John Cusinato, drums; Jason Raso, bass; Lore Bortolon, guitar. 135 Gateway Park Dr., Kitchener. 519-650-2553. Free. Cd sale proceeds to Children's Health Foundation of London. - 7:00: Headwaters' Concert Choir. Handel's Messiah. Shelagh Tyreman, Laura Jot h­ am, Keith Thompson & Dave Pounds, soloists; Robert Hennig, conductor. Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-6258. . - 7:30: Amabile Choirs. By Candlelight. Junior Amabile Singers. New St. James Pres· byterian Church, 280 Oxford St. E., London. 519-641 -6795. , $ l 2(sr), $ lO(st). - 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Welcome Christ· mas. Will an: The Mystery of Bethlehem; Brit· ten: Saint Nicholas. Guests: Hamilton Chil· dren's Choir; Nils Brown, tenor; Sidgwick Scholars; Lynne Honsberger, organ; Niagara Symphony; Robert Cooper, conductor. Calvary Church, 89 Scott St., St. Catharines. 905· 688-5550 ex3257. , (sr), $ l 5(st). - 7:30: Lydian Wind Ensemble. Christmas Concert. Music by Holst, Anderson & Smith. Michael Onyschuk, director. Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson Rd., Whitby. 905-723-9207. , (sr), free(under 12). - 7:30: Lyrica Choir of Barrie. Songs of Peace & Joy. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols & other works. Burton Avenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave., Barrie. 705-722-0271. , (sr/st). - 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse Concert Series. Tactus Vocal Ensemble. Christmas concert. 843 Watson Rd. S., Arkell. 519- 763-7528. . - 8:00: County Town Singers. Carols Yule Know. 570 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa. See Dec. 9. O ~~rr~ o,.,,H, mmoolKl«oo--W."l~Oso - 8:00: Elora Festival Singers. Handel's Messiah. Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Alison Mc Hardy, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Philip Addis, baritone; Noel Edison, conductor. St. Mary's Church, 267 Geddes St. Elora. 519-846-0331, 800-265-8977. ,. - 8:00: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony. Christmas Pops. The Centre in the Square, 101 Oueen St. N., Kitchener. See Dec 9. - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Dave Young Trio. Reg Schwager, guitar; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; Dave Young, bass. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. , $ l 5(sr), $ lO(st). - 8:00: Millpond Centre. 21st Year of an Alliston Tradition: Christmas Jazz. 106 Victo· ria St. W., Alliston. 705-435-3092. - . - 8:00: Oriana Singers. Wassail. Victoria Hall Concert Hall, 55 King St. W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. . - 8:00: Renaissance Singers. Carol Sweetly Carol. International seasonal music and traditional favourites. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 54 Oueen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-0675. , $ l 5(sr/st), $ 5(12 & under). - 8:00: True North Brass. A Solid Brass Christmas. Old Town Hall, Almonte. See Dec. 9. Sunday December 11 - 2:00: Oriana Singers. Wassail. Victoria Hall Concert Hall, Cobourg. See Dec. 10. - 2:30 & 7:30: Amabile Choirs. Belles & Pipes. Amabile Youth Singers. First-St. An· drew's United Church, 350 Oueens Ave., London. 519-641-6795. , $ l 2(sr), $ lO(st). - 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. Handel's Messiah. St. Mary's Chu rch, Elora. See Dec 10. - 3:00: Kitchener Waterloo Philhar· monic Youth Choir. Christmas Concert. Nancy Tanguay, conductor. St. John the Evangelist Church, Kitchener. 519-578-1570. , (sr/st), $ 5(under 14; eyeGo). - 3:00: Renaissance Singers. Carol Sweetly Carol. International seasonal music and traditional favourites.Trinity Anglican Church, 72 Blair Rd., Cambridge. 519-745- 0675. , $ l 5(sr/st), (1 2 & under). - 3:30: Gerald Fagan Singers. Handel's Messiah. With the Concert Players Orchestra; OPERA HAMILTON & KITCHENER WATERLOO OPERA PRESENT forOS.06 The Great Singers Recital series January 15, 2006 Kitchener Waterloo January 22, 2006 Hamilton Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian and baritone Russell Braun in recital for the first time. Buy now for the best seats. j ' Student and Senior pricing available - .. · ~ ~~~~ ~~=~~ ~~ Box OFFICE: 905-526-6556 OR 1-800-265-8977 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM 59

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