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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - December 2006

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.'... CONCERTS: Toronto

.'... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearby- 7:00: Cantores Fabula rum. ChristmasCarol Sing-Along, From Pennies in a Cup CDLaunch. Elizabeth Anderson, conductor. St.Mary Magdalene Church, 477 Manning Ave.416·994·2493. O; $ 7(sr/ch); free (under 3).Proceeds to YWCA Toronto's 1st StopWoodlawn Homeless Women's Shelter.- 7:00: Echo Women's Choir. Winter LoveSongs. Melodies from Italy, Israel, Bulgaria,Romania, Ukraine, Korea, Venezuela, theBritish Isles & the U.S., in original languages;includes Bob Rae: We're in the Same BoatNow, Whiteley: The City of Our Dreams(world premiere). Guest: Ken Whiteley, singer/songwriter; Alan Gasser, Becca Whitla,conductors. Church of the Holy Trinity, 1 OTrinity Square. 416·588·9050 x3. ;$12(adv); (sr/st/un(der)waged).- 7:00: Knox Presbyterian Church. C.H.Graun's Christmas Oratorio . New Englishversion by Bergs. Knox Senior Choir & solo·is ts; strings & organ; Roger Bergs, musicdirector. 630 Spadina Ave. 416-921 ·8993.Offering.- 7:00: Metropolitan Silver Band. CarolsUnited. Carol concert and sing-along. PatriciaTRYPTYCHEnsemble Tryp Tych Chamber Choir presentsLenard Whiting, Music DirectorFeaturingVIVALDI'S Gloria & Magnificat"Winter" from VAUGHAN WILLIAMS'Cantata for Women's Voices& more.Nina Scott-Stoddart, Contralto & Alexa Wing, SopranoSinfonia TrypTychSunday December 10, 2006, 7:30 PMTrinity Presbyterian Church 2737 Bayview Avenu e(Ample Free Pa rking, Wheelchair Accessib le, Close to Bayview Sta tion)Tuesday December 12, 2006, 8:00 PMAll Saints Kingsway Anglican Church 2850 Bloor St. W(Wheelchair Accessible, Close t o Roya l York Station)Tickets: Adults I Seniors & Students Visit w w w.tryrtych.org I etcc@ tryptych.orgor cal (416) 763-5066, ext.3Artis tic Directors: Edward Franko and L enard WhitingFESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRAGennady Gefter, Conductor~MafiicMusical selections includeFestive Overture, Courtly Airsand Dances and Seasonal FavouritesTuesday, December 12 at 8 p.m.Christ Church Deer Park, l 570 Yonge Street(at Heath, 2 blocks north of St. Clair,close to TTC & municipal parking)Tickets To reserve tickets, call 416-491-1683Fax 416-491-5282or visit www.festivalwindorchestra.comHandicapped accessibleWright, organ; Fran Harvey, conductor. Metro·politan United Church, 56 Queen St. East.416-864-5551 . Free; donations to Out of theCold.- 7:00: Mississauga Big Band JazzEnsemble. Annual Christmas Concert.Swingin' arrangements of the Christmasclassics. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306·6000, 888-8058888. .- 7:30: Aradia. Vivaldi Christmas Concert.Vivaldi: Magnificat, RV.611; Kyrie, RV.587;Nisi Dominus, RV.608. Carla Huhtanen,soprano; Lynne McMurtry, contralto; AradiaEnsemble, choir & orchestra, Kevin Mallon,director. Blessed Sacrament Church, 24Cheritan Ave. 416-872-1212, 800-461 ·3333. .- 7:30: Bloor Street Gospel Chorus. TheMarvel of This Night, A Gospel Christmas.Traditional & contemporary choral perform·ance; sing-along carols. Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. 416-536-3076. O;(sr/st).- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club/Maripo·sa Folk Foundatio11 Enoch Kent 15thBirthday. Owen McBride, Greg Quill, LaurenceStevenson, Ian Bell, Tim Harrison, performers.The TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. ; $12(member); (st).- 7:30: Leaside United Church. Lessonsand Carols for Christmas. Palestrina: MatinResponsory; Joubert: There is No Rose; Ewer:Go Tell it on the Mountain; Howells: Here is aLittle Door; Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him;Berry: Christmas is Here, Sing Noel. C FlatsJazz Band, Cynda Fleming, director; JuniorChoir, Karen Kitchen, director; Chancel Choirsfrom Leaside United, St. Cuthbert's Anglican,St. Augustine of Canterbury, Sharon L. Beckstead,Keith Muller, Kerry Skinner, directors.822 Millwood Rd. 41 6-425-1253. Offering insupport of the Out of the Cold.- 7:30: Serenata Choir .Handel's Messiah.Gary Heard, artistic director. Church of theIncarnation, 15 Clairtrell Rd. 866-461-1830..- 7:30: TrypTycll Viva Vivaldi. Vivaldi:Gloria; Magnificat; Vaughan Williams: Winter.Guests: Nina Scott-Stoddart, Alexa Wing;Ensemble T ryp Tych Chamber Choir & SinfoniaT ryp Tych, Lenard Whiting, director.TrinityPresbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave.416-763-5066 x3. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World of Music. Percussion Ensemble,Robin Engelman, director. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 8:00:The Music Gallery . ComposeYourself! Holiday Fundraiser. Toronto improvisersperform music by outstanding artistsfrom non-music disciplines; works by Aplin,~ RIVERDAlE YOUTH HNGER>Teodora Georgieva. fltfi,fi,· Oind :'Sfahaf 'Nf afer ~~~~w~i'.&1 \ >1 ###COLUMNCONTENT###- ' ":...Mon. Vee. 1", 7f· m...St. 1/nn '.r Churchf2.0 ~irsf 1/ue.Frt'.t'. ad1ni.;sfon34 WWW.TH EWHOlENOTE. COMReturn to Ad Indexwww .rive rdaleyouths ingers.orgCole, Egoyan, Heti, Kingwell, Moore,O'Donnell, Tennant, Trent. Band: AndrewDowning, double bass; Scott Good, trombone;Geordie Haley, guitar; Kathleen Kajioka, violin;Tilman Lewis, cello; Jean Martin, drums;Sandro Perri, electronics; Casey Sokol, piano.Saint George the Martyr Church, 197 John St.416-204-1080. .- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Arrogant Worms.Three-man musical comedy troupe. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531 ·6604. ;(adv); (st adv).Monday December 11- 7:00: Riverdale Youth Singers/RiverdaleYoung Singers. Pergolesi's StabatMater. Edward Moroney, accompanist;Riverdale Young Singers, Alkiviadis Leonta·rakis, conductor; Riverdale Youth Singers,Teodora Georgieva, artistic director. St. Ann'sChurch, 120 First Ave. 416-875-1587. Free.- 8:00:The Old Mill/Jazz.FM91. ChristmasWith Emilie-Claire Barlow, Vocalist inConcert, Winter Wonderland CD Release. TheOld Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641 .; (members).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Haydn:Symphony #1; Mahler: Symphony #1 (Titan);McKinley: Les Testaments Trahis. AlainTrudel, conductor. George Weston RecitalHall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. ; 5(sr/st).- 8: 30: Hugh's Room. Arrogant Worms. SeeDec 10.Tuesday December 12- 12:15: All Saints' Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Midweek Organ Recital DavidBraund, organ. 2850 Bloor St. West. 416-233- 1125. Collection.- 1 :OO:St. James' Cathedral. Music atMidday. Reuchsel: Douce Merveille; Finzi:Forlane (Five Bagatelles); Jackson: ScherzettoPastorale; Whitlock: Carol; Langlais: LaNativite; Bedard: Deux Noels. Giles Bryant,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224.Free.- 7:30: St. James' Cathedral. A CathedralChristmas. Handel: Messiah (part 1 & Hallelu·iah chorus); Vaughan Williams: Fantasy onChristmas Carols; other choral works of theseason; carol sing-along. Guests: TaliskerPlayers; St. James Festival Chorus & soloists.6:30: with reserved seating onl y, pre-concertchat with Howard Dyck. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x221 . ; (reserved seating,pre-concert chat, wine & cheese).- 7:30: Weston Silver Band. WestonCommunity Christmas Concert. Festive musicand carol sing-along. Guests: Weston CentralUnited Choir. Weston Central United Church, 1King St., at Weston Rd. 416-249-6553. .Donations of non-perishable food items tosupport Weston King Neighbourhood Centre.- 8:00: Festival Wind Orchestra HolidayMagic. Works include: Shostakovich: FestiveOverture D; Nelson: Courtly Airs and Dances;Franck (arr Sparke): Panis Angelicus C; &others; carol sing-along. Gennady Getter,conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-491 -1683. .- 8:00: Music Toronto. Anagnoson &Kinton, piano duo. Britten: Introduction andRondo alla Burlesca, Op.23; Debussy: Preludea l'apres midi d'un faune; Stravinsky: DumbartonOaks (composer's own two-piano version);Rite of Spring (one piano, four hands); Lu to·slawski: Variations on a Theme of Paganini.DECE MBER 1 2006 - F EBRUARY 7 2007

Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416·366·7723,800· 708·6754. ,; 18·35 pay yourage; (st), accompanying adult Y, price.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Community School. RCM Repertory Chorus:Magnificat. Margot Rejskind, director.TrinityCollege Chapel, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408·2824x32 1. By donation; proceeds support Out of theCold.- 8:00: Show One Entertainment. The ThreeTenors from the Holy Land. Opera arias, Neapoli·tan songs, Gershwin & other show tunes,Russian, Jewish, and other international favour·ites. Yevgeni Shapovalov, Felix Livshitz, VladislavGaray, tenors; Igor Naymark, ~ano. Beth T zedecSynagogue, 1700 Bathurst St. 416·872-1111.·$ 118. Portion of proceeds to UJA Federa·lion's Israel Emergency Campaign 2007.- B:OO:Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ATSO Christmas. Traditional carols & Christmassongs, film and Broadway classics, bell-ringers,sing.along. Guests: Daniel Narducci, baritone;Mississauga Choral Society; Canadian Children'sOpera Chorus; Tom Allen (CBC Radio), narrator;Erich Kunzel, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.- 8:00: T ryp Tych. Viva Vivaldi See Dec 10. AllSaints' Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 BloorSt. West.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Oh Susanna! (Suzie'~~- . _-SJ:r-Bj.!SHEU.'-• ..Ungerleider). Folk/blues singer/songwriter. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;(adv).Wednesday December 13- 12:30: Vorkminster Park BaptistChurch .Noonday Organ Recital. Daniel Norman,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.A TSO Christmas. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeDec 12. Note mat prices: -.- 2:30 & 8:00: Winter Garden Theatre.Celtic Christmas. Dance, music & laughter.Scottish Dance Company; Gerry Dee, comic; RobCrabtree, piper & his Celtic Band. 189 Yonge St.416-314-2901. .50,.50;. 75,.75(60 +/st) ,. 75(12 &under).- 7:30: Mississauga Pops Concert Band.Eden Christmas Sing. Adult choral group Justus;Eden Church hand bell choir; Colin Clarke, musicdirector. 7:00: Informal music. Eden UnitedChurch, 3051 Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 905-279-2571. Free.- 7:30: Tafelmusik. Messiah. By Handel.Leslie Fagan, soprano; Margaret Bragle, mezzo.soprano; Rufus Muller, tenor; Daniel Lichti,baritone; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra &Chamber Choir, I vars Taurins, music director.Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West.416 964-6337. -; ·(65 +/st);(Face the Music, B/C balcony only).- 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. A BaroqueChristmas in Western Europe. Excerpts from:Charpentier: Messe de Minuet; Vivaldi: Gloria;Bach: Christmas Oratorio; Handel: Messiah.Eastminster United Church, 31 0 Danforth Ave.416-410-3509. .- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Rik Emmett Virtuosoguitarist, multi· talented singer/songwriter. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;.50(adv).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restaurant.Wednesday Concert Series. Bernie Senensky,piano; Bill McBirnie, flute. 681 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-658-5687. cover.Thursday December 14- 12:00 noon: National Ballet of Canada.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Series: Dance:Inside the Art. Peggy Baker. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231. Free.- 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. StudioSixteen. Renaissance Christmas music & BachCelebrate A BaroqueChristmas with TheToronto Choral Societysolo organ works. Kevin Komisaruk, conductor/organ. 60 Simcoe St. 416·8 72-4255. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital.· Matthew Coons. 56Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 7:00: Larry Sowell. Larry Sowell, tenor inRecital Seasonal and Negro Spiritual worksarranged by Mark Hayes. Trinity College Chapel,University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-516-7621..- 7:30: Earl Haig S.S. Music Showcase2005. Variety of classical, folk, popular &jazzselections. Ensembles of the Music Department:Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Big FishJazz Orchestra, Earl Haig Singers & others.George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre forthe Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416·395-3210x20141.$ 17.- 7:30: Tafelmusik.Messiah. Trinity-St. Paul'sCentre. See Dec 13.- 7:30: Zonnebloem String Ouartet. AMusical Reflection on the Holidays. Music byJordan O'Connor. Guest: Tania Gill, piano;Amanda Lee, Heidi Behrenbruch, violins; PamelaBettger, viola; Monica Fedrigo, cello. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. O;(sr/st).- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School.Student Recital. Yoon­Woo Kim, Brenna Mclane, violas. Concert Hall,A Cathedral ChristmasTuesday, December 12, 20067:30 pmThe St James Festival Chorus,soloists, & The Talisker PlayersBe amongst the firstaudiences in Toronto to listento the annual performanceof Handel's Messiah.This annual tradition begunin the late 1800s at St. James,is one not to be missed.Also, Vaughan-Williams'Fantasy on Christmas Carolsand other choral workscalling forth the mysteryof the season.Tickets unreserved seatingin advance I at the door premium: reserved seating,a 6:30 pm pre-concert chatwith CBC Radio Two personality,Howard Dyck,and wine & cheese.Wednesday, December 13, 2006, 7:30 pmEastminster United Church310 Danforth Avenue(1 block west of Chester subway)Tickets () available from choir members,at the door or call 416-410-3509www.torontochoralsociety.orgD ECE MBER 1 2006 - FEBRUARY 7 2007WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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