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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - December 2006

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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearby90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Season's Celebration.Bach: Suite in b; Brandenburg Concerto #5; Smith:Les Fleurs Anciennes. Guest: Jaime Martin, flute;Mayumi Seiler, artistic director. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555.; (sr); (st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room Murray Mclauchlan.Creative storytelling, social commentary & wit.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).Friday December 15- 7:30: Oakville Choral Society . Mozart &Mistletoe. Mozart: Grand Mass inc; sing-alongcarols & Christmas music. J. Bev Stainton,music director. Glen Abby United Church, 1469Nottinghill Gate, Oakville. 905-845-5359. ;$ lO(st/ch)- 7:30: Oueensmen ofToronto. 15Centuriesof Christmas. See Dec 8. Thornhill UnitedChurch, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill.- 7:30: Streetsville Musicorp lnc./Justus.Our Kind of Streetsvil/e_ A concert of traditionaland newer Christmas music. Hammerson Hall,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga_905-306-6000, 888-805-8888. $12-16.- 7:30: Tafelmusik.Messiah. Trinity-St. Paul'sCentre. See Dec 13.- 7:30: Willowdale Presbyterian Church.Xmas?? It's Beethoven's Birthday!! Beethoven:Symphony #1; Horn Sonata Op.17, arr. clarinet.Meri Dolevski, clarinet/piano; Derrick Lewispiano/organ. 38 Ellerslie Ave. 416-434-3001 _; (sr/st)_-8:00: Convocation Hall_ Stuart McLean'sVinyl Cafe Christmas. Guests: Roxanne Potvin,The Bebop Cowboys. 31 King's College Circle,University of Toronto. 416-870-8000..50,.50; (18 & under).- 8:00: Irish Choral Society. Your FestiveFavourites. Holiday requests from the last fourseasons. Celtic traditional instrumental ensembleLDKA; Matthew Otto, accompanist; Karen L.A.O' Aoust, artistic director/conductor. NewmanCentre, St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel, 89 St.George St. 416-653-9102. ; (sr/st);$ lO(ch).- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. Elmer lseler Singers: Handel's Messiah.Lydia Adams, conductor. 171 Town Centre Blvd.,Markham. 905-305-7469. .- 8:00: Montgomery's Inn. A Celtic Christmas.Celtic Christmas music. Sandy Macintyre;Steeped in Tradition. 4709 Dundas St. West.416-394-8113. ; pre-registration only.- 8:00: Rogers Centre. Andre Rieu. Waltzmusic. Johann Strauss Orchestra. One Blue JaysWay.416872-1111. .50,.50.- 8:00: St. Michael's Choir School. OnChristmas Night. 67th annual Christmas Concert;Gruber (arr Berkey): Silent Night; Susa: A ChristmasGarland; works by Britten, Poulenc, Rutter,Willan, winner of Fall Carol Competition. StephenHegedus, baritone; Sanya Eng, harp; Je12yCichocki, Marie-Claire Gervasoni-Liptay, conductors.Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Natalie MacMasterChristmasShow. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton.905-874-2800. *SOLD OUT*- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Season's Celebration.Glenn Gould Studio. See Dec 14.- 8:00: Yorkminstrels Show Choir. Soundsof the Season. Popular standards & contemporarysongs, Christmas on Broadway medley, traditional& lesser-known carols, selections marking theJewish Festival of Lights. Cathy Whiteside,director. St. Philip-the-Apostle Church, 201Caribou Rd. 416-736-6634. ; ( 12 &under).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. The Kruger Brothers.Traditional American folk/bluegrass guitar/banjo/bass trio. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. .50; (adv).- 8:30: living Arts Centre. Unforgettable ..Brothers of Song. The music of Nat King Cole,Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis,Barry White, Lionel Ritchie & others; all-starband, food & beverage available. Rudy Mayes,singer. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000,888-805-8888. -; (eyeGOJ.Saturday December 16- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. Goldilocks and The Three Bears.Adapted by William Martyn, for ages 2 to 8.Concourse Level, 4950 Yonge St. 416-368-8031. . For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 1 :00: Toronto Centre for the Arts/KOBAFamily Entertainment Franklin's ChristmasConcert. Sing along & dance to holiday musicwith Franklin & his pals; forages to 6. MainStage, 5040 Yonge St. 416872-1111 . .50.50.- 1 :00 & 3:00:St. Paul's Foundation forthe Arts. 28th Annual Toronto Star ChristmasCarol Concerts. Choirs of St. Paul's Anglican, AllSaints' Anglican (Peterborough), St. Simon'sAnglican Churches; Canadian Staff Band of theSalvation Army; Giles Bryant, master of ceremonies.St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St.East. 416-367-2000. Free with ticket availableat Toronto Star. Collection for Toronto Star SantaClaus Fund.- 2:00: Brampton Festival Singers .BostonPops Concert. Yuletide favourites & works byHandel & Bach. Guests: Brampton Festival YouthChoir, Natasha Morrison, artistic director;Brampton Symphony Rose Garden Orchestra;Robert Hennig, artistic director. Grace UnitedChurch, 156 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-789 8045. $ 20; (sr/st); (under 12).- 2:00: Hannaford Youth Bands. In Concert.Hannaford Youth, Community & Junior Bands;Anita McAlister & Darryl Eaton, conductors.Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West.905-847-7682. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Roy Thomson Hall Toronto Children'sChorus: A Chorus Christmas. 400-voice children'schoral ensemble. Guests: True North Brass; JudyLoman, harp; Jean Ashworth Bartle, founder/music director. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50-.50.- 2: 00: Toronto All-Star Big Band AChristmas Special. Classic Christmas swingshow: Cool Yule; I'll Be Home for Christmas; ItHappened in Sun Valley; Santa Claus is Coming toTown; Jingle Bells; Tchaikovsky: NutcrackerSuite (Les Brown rendition); Holiday storyreadings by celebrity guests. The TABB Five,vocals. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. .- 2: 00:Yorkminstrels Show Choir. Soundsof the Season. St. Philip-the-Apostle Church. SeeDec 15.- 3:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Family Concert. Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf;a arnaaeusmtcnoirLydia Adams,Conductorather your family together, then come and hearhe Amadeus Choir, The Bach Children'shorus and organist Matthew Larkin in aseasonal concert full of charm, wonder and joy!Saturday December 16th, Z·30 p.m.Yorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge Street1 block north of St. Clair)We ill delight you with music by CanadiansBarr, Cabena and Eleanor Daley, Ralph VaughanWilliams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols; and forour special seasonal treats, the winning compositionsin our annual Christmas Carol andChanukah Song Writing Competition.Tickets: Adults - Seniors/Students - Please call 416-446-0188 for tickets or moreinformation.CathedralBluffsSyniphonyOrchestraMaestro Andrew Chung conducting:the Gabrieli Brass OvertureTsc haikov sky's Symphony No. sandNutcracker SuiteFor detail s see list ings for Decem ber 16thtorontdartsbout11..: I0NlARIOART$COUN(IL(ONS£1lDESARTSl>E l 'ON1ARIOCanada Councilfor the Arts~ Conseil d€~ Arts~ du Canada36 WWW.THEWHO LENOTE. 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Haydn: The Creation (overture); a work by JoeHampson. Guest: Sharon Hampson (of Sharon,Lois & Bram), narrator; David Bowser, director/composer. Willowdale United Church, 349Kenneth Ave. 416·298·3553. ; O(sr/st);free(under 12).- 6:30: St. Patrick's Church 6th AnnualChristmas Concert. Christmas music from theEarly Church, including Gregorian Chants, Noelsfor organ by Oaquin, Balbastre, Mundra. IrisRodrigues, soprano; St. Patrick's Gregorian Choir,Surinder S. Mundra, director/organist. 132McCaul St. 416-731 -4485. Donations for organrestoration.- 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Season ofJoy.Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols;Cabena: Gloria Tibi Domini; new works by thewinners of the Christmas Carol and ChanukahSong Writing Competition; favourite carols, sing·along. Matthew Larkin, organ; The Bach Chil·dren's Chorus, Linda Beaupre, director; LydiaAdams, conductor. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-446·0188. ;(sr/st).- 7:30: East York Choir.A Season of Song.Britten: A Ceremony of Carols (excerpts); Susa:Carols and Lullabies (excerpts); Irish carols,madrigals, klezmer, jazz, carol sing.along. Guests:Lori Gemmell, harp; Loretto Reid, Irish flute/tinwhistle; Jonna Lightstone, clarinetlllute; CharlieRoby, guitar/percussion; Elizabeth Acker, accom·panist; Jenny Crober, artistic director. Eastmin·ster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-425·3812. ; S15(sr); (st).- 7:30: Healey Willan Singers. YoungSinger Recital Series. Three singers in ourcommunity preparing for professional careers.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416·519·0528. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Oakham House Choir of RyersonUniversity/Toronto Sinfonietta. ChristmasWith Handel. Works by Handel, including Corona·tion Anthems #1 & #3, Ode for St. Cecilia's Day,excerpts from the Messiah; selection of PolishChristmas carols arr Jaskiewicz. Eunsil Choi,soprano; Margaret Maye, mezzo·soprano; JamesMclennan, tenor; Toronto Sinfonietta; MatthewJaskiewicz, conductor. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Ave. Choir: 416-424-4063,Sinfonietta: 416-410-4379. ; (adv); .- 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. Mozart &Mistletoe. Glen Abby United Church, Oakville.See Dec 15.- 7:30: Pax Christi Chorale, VaughanWiUiams: Hodie. Also Latin Christmas motets byLauridsen, Gabrielli, Praetorius (arr Rutter); carolsing.along. Guests: Erin Bardua, soprano; JamesTuttle, tenor; Trevor Bowes, baritone; ChristChurch Deer Park Junior Choir; full orchestra;Stephanie Martin, artistic director. Grace Churchon·the·Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-494· 7889.; (sr); (st); (under 12).- 7:30: Tafelmusik. Messiah. Trinity·St. Paul'sCentre. See Dec 13.- 8:00: All the King's Voices. A GlobalChristmas. Carols and songs from around theworld. Willowdale United Church, 349 KennethAvenue. 416·225·2255. ; (sr/st); (ch).- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Concert No. 2. Frescobaldi: Canzonvigesimanona a 8; Tchaikovsky: Symphony# 5;Nutcracker Suite. Andrew Chung, conductor.Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, 2450Birchmount Rd. 416-879-5566. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Convocation Hall. Stuart McLean'sVinyl Cafe Christmas. See Dec 15.- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. Natalie Mac Master in Concert. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .- 8:00: Metropolitan Silver Band/SingingOUT! Silver Voices. Holiday pieces for brass,SA TB choir, brass & choir. Singing OUT!:William Belonio, accompanist; Patrick Huang,conductor; MSB: Fran Harvey, conductor. Metro·politan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 416·480-0725. S 15; S 12(sr).- 8:00: Mississauga Symphony. A TrulyMississauga Christmas.Traditional Yuletide sing·alongs and seasonal stories: Rapoport/Ward: TheRussian Dolls; Baer: God Bless Us Everyone(musical rendition of A Christmas Carol). Missis·sauga Children's Choir, Thomas W. D. Bell,conductor; Gregory Ward, narrator; MississaugaSymphony, John Barnum, conductor. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000, 888-805-8888.,.- 8:00: Pavl11 Pavlo in Concert. Composer/singer/guitarist perfomns holiday standardsblending his Greek bouzouki roots vvth flamenco,Latin & Middle Eastern sounds. The RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874·2800. .- 8:00: Rogers Centre. Andre Rieu. See Dec15.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. Su Jeon,piano. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321.Free.- 8:00: St. Michael's Choir School. OnChristmas Night. Massey Hall. See Dec 15.- 8:00: Studio Sixteen.Renaissance Master·works for a Celestia/ Christmas. Works byZielenski, Palestrina, Victoria, Gabrieli, duCaurroy. Kevin Komisaruk, director. The Church ofSt. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Avenue. 416·559·2586. ; (sr/st).-8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Best Messiah. Handel (arr. Mozart):Messiah. Meredith Hall, soprano; Jill Grove,mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; HughRussell, baritone; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir;Nicholas McGegan, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.~j~ ••Stephanie Marlin Artistic D ~ r,_do,.PAX CHRISTI CHORALEVaughan Williams Ir1die

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