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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - December 2006

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  • Toronto
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearby Hernandez, guitar; Rich Brown, bass; &others.- 8:00: Tzvi Erez.From Early to the Romantic.Piano works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven,Chopin, Liszt, Schubert; vocal works by Schubert.Guest: Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano; T zvi Erez,piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West.416 205 5555. ; (sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Dr. Draw(EugeneDraw). Performance artist/electric violinist.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).Sunday December 17- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. The Shoestring Magic Flute. Based onMozart's opera, for ages 3 to 10. ConcourseLevel. 4950 Yonge St. 416·368-8031. . Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 11 :OOam & 7:00: Tokai String lluartet/Alon Nashman. TheSnowDueen. Adapted andscored by Patrick Cardy, from the fable by HansChristian Andersen. Takai String Quartet:Amanda Goodburn, Csaba Koczo, violins; YosefTamir-Smirnoff, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello;Alon Nashman, actor/director. Al Green Theatrein the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,750 Spadina Ave. 888-222-6608. ; $12(ch).-1:00: First Lutheran Church. CarolSingalongin the German Tradition. 116 Bond St. 416-9774 786. Free.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Colleen Allen, jazzsaxophone. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905·893-1121, 888-213-1121. Admission withgallery price: ; (sr/st); (family); free(5&under).- 2:00: Tafelmusik Chamber Choir &Baroque Orchestra. Sing-Along Messiah.Leslie Fagan, soprano; Margaret Bragle, mezzosoprano;Rufus Muller, tenor; Daniel Lichti,baritone; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra &Chamber Choir, /vars Taurins (Maestro Handel),director. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).- 2:30 & 7:30: Convocation Hall. StuartMcLean's Vinyl Cafe Christmas. See Dec 15.- 3:00: Oakville Children's Choir. CommunityChristmas Carol Concert. Audience participation.DCC Senior Choir, with Cherub, Intermediate,Chamber and Boychoir, Andrei Steliaev,oryan; Glenda Crawford, music director. St.John's United Church, 262 Randall St., Oakville.905-337· 7104. . Proceeds to Big BrothersBig Sisters of Halton.- 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. VaughanWilliams: Hodie. Grace Church on-the-Hill. SeeDec 16.- 3:00: Rogers Centre. Andre Rieu. See Dec15.- 3:00: The Rose Theatre. Rita MacNe1l'sChristmas: Now The Bells Ring. Christmas songsand memories of Cape Breton winters. 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .50.- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Best Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeDec 16.- 4:00: Humbercrest United Church. OneHour of Beauty: Finding Peace in an Aching World.Service of carols, including Pachelbel: Magnificat,with harpsichord and cello, and the Humber·crest Choir. 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-767·6122.Offering.- 4:00: Music at St. Andrews. Service oflessons & Carols. St. Andrew's Choir, DouglasBodle, director of music. St. Andrews PresbyterianChurch, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600.Collection.- 4:00: St. Anne's Anglican Church.Festival38ofNine lessons and Carols. St. Anne's Choir,Nina Wu·Cotton, director of music. 270 GladstoneAve. 416·922-4415. Offering.-4:00: St. James' Cathedral. SundayAfternoon Twilight Recital. Bach: Chorale Prelude(Wachet Aul, Rutt Uns Die Stimmel BWV.645;Chorale Prelude (In Dulci Jubilo) BWV. 729;Ireland: The Holy Boy (A Carol of the Nativity);Edmundson: Varn Himmel Hoch. James Mooney·Dutton, organ. 4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.-4:00: St. Philip's Anglican ChurchChristmas Jazz Vespers. Roberto Occhipinti Trio.St. Philip's Anglican Church, 25 St. Phillips Rd.416-247-5181. Offering.- 4:30: All Saints' Kingsway AnglicanChurch. A Service of lessons & Carols forChristmas. Choir of All Saints' Kingsway,Clement Carelse, director. 2850 Bloor St. West.416-233-1125. Collection.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Barlow Brass & Drums. Alex Kundakcioglu,Brian O'Kane, trumpets; Terry Promane,Russ Little, trombones; Doug Burrell, tuba; BrianBarlow, drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211.Free, donations welcomed.- 7:00: Metropolitan United Church.Candlelight Service of lessons and Carols.Metropolitan Choirs; Patricia Wright, MatthewCoons, organ. 56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331x26. Offering.- 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Glenn Gould School. Student Recital. AdamZinatelli, trumpet. Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St.416-408-2824 x321.Free.- 7:30: Flying Cloud Folk Club. SeasonalCelebrations. Harmony singing, Morris dancing,sword dancing, readings, recitations, a newmummers play. The TRANZAC, 292 BrunswickAve. 416-410-3655. $12; (member); (st).- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music,Community School. Silver Singers. LindaEyman, director. Gymnasium, RCM, 90 CroatiaSt. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 7:30: Victoria Scholars .Sing We Christmas.Favourite carols past and present arrangedby composers from Canada and around the world.Dur Lady ol Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St.West. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. A Natalie Mac Master Christmas. CapeBreton fiddler celebrates Christmas down homestyle. 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021,888-489-7784. .99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Small World Music Maryem Tollarin Concert. Hatzis: Mystical Visitations (worldpremiere); Tollar: World Was/a, song suite; songsfrom Maryem's Book of Lile CD; traditionalArabic tunes. Ernie T ollar, saxophone/flutes, HughMarsh, violin; Kathleen Kajioka, violin/oud, NicolasIsabel Bader Theatre, UolT, 93 Charles St. West.416-978·8849. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Dr. Draw. See Dec 16.Monday December 18- 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music,Community School RCM Percussion Ensemble.Paul Houle, director. Concert Hall, RCM, 90Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321. Free.- 8:00: Cirrus Ensemble. Cirrus Ensemble inConcert. Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Oboe;Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C for Strings, Op. 48;Bach: Cantata //82 (!ch Habe Genug). CaitlinBroms-Jacobs, oboe; Olenka Slywynska, mezzosoprano;Thomas Cosbey, conductor. WalmerRoad Baptist Church, 188 Lowther Ave. 416-535-6728. By donation.- 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. TheMajesty of Christmas, Richard Bradshaw,conducting. Burge (arr): 0 Come, 0 Come Emmanuel(world premiere); Night, & God SendethHis Angel. Sleep; Gabrieli: Sonata Pian' e Forte;Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite; worksby Irvine, Patriquin, E. Gay, Daley, Rutter,D' Aquin; carol sing-along. Michael Bloss, organ;Canadian Children's Opera Chorus & YouthChorus, Ann Cooper Gay, director. The CathedralChurch of St. James, 65 Church St. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. A Natalie MacMaster Christmas. 130Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888489-7784. *SOLD OUT*- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Best Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeDec 16.- 8:30: Hugh's Room.David Francey HolidayCD Release. Canadian folk singer/songwriter.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604..50; (adv).Tuesday December 19- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber MusicSeries: Schnittke Salutes Mozart and Shostakovich.Mayumi Seiler, Benjamin Bowman, violins.Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 15: All Saints' Kingsway AnglicanChurch Midweek Organ Recital. John Stephenson.2850 Bloor St. West.416-233-11 25.Collection.- 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral Music atMidday. Ayres: Exile Fideles; Fedak: An Advent/Christmas Suite; Bach: Canonic Variations on"Von Himmel Hoch da komm ich her"; Dupre:Variations sur un Noel. Michael Bloss, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 7:30: Earl Haig S.S. Winter Wonders.Variety of classical, folk, popular &jazz selections.Elective ensembles of the Music Depart-Sing WeChristmasSunday, December 11, 20067:30pmOur Lady of Sorrows Church3055 Bloor Street West, TorontoAdults Seniors/Students www.victoriascholars.ca416.761.7776WWW.THEWHOLENOTE. COMment. Cring an Hall, 100 Princess Ave. 416-395-3210 x20141..- 7:30: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Embrace.Dubra: Cantata in Nativitate Domini (Torontopremiere); world carols. Guests: VIVA! YouthSingers of Toronto; Talisker Players ChoralOrchestra; Edward Moroney, accompanist;Robert Cooper, artistic director. RunnymedeUnited Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-530-4428. ; (sr); O(st).- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts.A Michael Burgess Christmas: Angelsin the Snow. Characters from his musical theatrepast & songs from his own albums. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905-815-2021, 888-489-7784..99; (eyeGOJ.- 8:30: Hugh's Room David Francey CDRelease. See Dec 18.Wednesday December 20- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch Noonday Organ Recital Michael Bloss,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 7:30: Toronto Chamber Choir.Charpenti·er's Messe de Minuit. Also Purcell: Behold, I bringyou glad tidings, and two festive verse anthems;carol sing-along. Michele DeBoer, soprano;Claudia Lemcke, alto; Pascal Charbonneau, tenor;Stephen Hegedus, bass; Baroque orchestra; DavidFallis, conductor. 6:30: Pre-concert lecture. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. ,; ,(sr/st); (pre-concertlecture).- 8:00:Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Wild &Swingin' Holiday Party. Forties swing music,Dixieland, New Orleans jazz. The Rose Theatre, 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Best Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeDec 16.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Duartette HolidayShow. Flavours of R&B, swing, Cajun, bluegrass& gospel, all solidly rooted in traditional country.Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick,The CirrusEnsembleThomas Cosbey, conductorCaitlin Broms-Jacobs, oboeOlenka Slywynska, mezzoVaughan-Williams,Concerto for OboeTchaikovsky,Serenade in C for Sh·ings, Op.48J.S. Bach,Cantata No. 82, "Ich Habe Genug"Monday,Dec.188:00 pmWalmer Road Baptist Church188 Lowther Ave.(north of Bloor, west of Spadina)Admission by donation(416) 535-6728D ECEMBER 1 2006 - F EBRUARY 7 200 7

Sylvia Tyson. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416·531 ·6604. ; (adv).Thursday December 21- 12:00 noon: Chamber Music Society ofMississauga. lunch Concert Series: RiverwoodString Ouartet. Christmas Quartets. Art Galleryof Mississauga, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississau·ga. 905·896·5088. PWYC.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital.· Patricia Wright. 56Queen St. East. 416·363·0331 x26. Free.- 7:30: DYSK Enterprise. Camerata Tibia(Early Music Chamber Ensemble). Vocal/instru·mental works by Bach, Telemann, Vivaldi, &others. Guest: Hajime Shimada, baroque oboe;Camerata Tibia: Janos Ungvary, T akayo Shimo·da, recorders; Iris Krizmanic, cello/soprano; DoraKrizmanic, harpsichord. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416·208· 7718. .- 8:00 Oakville Centre for the PerformingArts. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Wild & Swingin'Holiday Party. L.A. swing revival septet. OakvilleCentre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St.,Oakville. 905·815·2021, 888-489·7784..99; (eyeGO).- 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company.I Remember Mama. Reminiscences from aNorwegian immigrant family; book by ThomasMeehan, lyrics by Martin Charnin, music byRichard Rodgers; Canadian premiere. CarolineExpect Snmething DifferentMoro·Oalicandro, David Haines, Larry Westlake,Andrea Barker, performers; Joe Cascone, artisticdirector. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 FairviewMall Dr. 416-755· 1717. (Fri/Sat/Sun);.50(Wed/Thu). For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Best Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. SeeDec 16.- 8:30: Hugh's Room Fred Eaglesmith. Smokymixture of rock & early '60s country. 2261Dundas St. West. 416·531 ·6604. .50;(adv).Friday December 22- 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Perform·ing Arts. A Michael Burgess Christmas: Angelsin the Snow. See Dec 19.- 8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble for MedievalMusic.Puer natus est nobis: A I 4th-centuryMass for Christmas Day. Saint Thomas' s Church,383 Huron St. 416-638 9445. ; (sr/st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Fred Eaglesmith. SeeDec 21.Saturday December 23- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Family Christmas Concert. Blake: The Snowman(animated film, accompanied TSO); A Flicker ofLight on a Christmas Night; seasonal favourites.Platypus Theatre; members of the Canadian~-----------------------------------------11THE CIVIC LIGHT OPERA COMPANY ,proudly presentsJ J

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