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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - December 2006

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  • Toronto
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... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and nearbyChildren's Opera Chorus. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416·593-4828. ·;,(5· 12).- 8:00: Koffler School of Music . DavidBroza. Israeli urban folk/rock pop star. LeahPosluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416·636·1880 x228. ; 35(adv); (reserved seating).- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Canadian Brass:Annual Christmas Concert. Brass quintet withclassical, pop &seasonal favourites, highlightingnew People of Faith recording. Guests: The Elmerlseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor; CanadianBrass: Giles Tomkins, baritone; Bernhard Scully,horn; Gene Watts, trombone; Chuck Daellenbach,tuba; Joe Burgstaller, Stuart Laughton, trumpets.60 Simcoe St. 416·872-4255. .50·.50.- 8:30: Hugh's Room.Fred Eaglesmith. SeeDec 21.Sunday December 24- 1 O:OOpm: Deer Park Concerts. ChristmasEve with William Wright, organ. Bach: Sinfoniafrom the Christmas Oratorio; Guilmant: Offer·toire sur Deux Noels; Nixon: Christmas Scherzo;Lefebure·Wely: Noel Varie; Balbastre: ThreeNoels; Bedard: Deux Noels. Deer Park UnitedChurch, 129 St. Clair Ave. West. 416·571 ·3680. Free, donations accepted.- 10:00pm: Music@Ascension. ChristmasA K!CifAL oiCIDUSfMAS MUSICWilliam WrightDirector of Music and OrganistEve Recital. Messiaen: La Nativite du Seigneur.Aaron Tan, organ. Church of the Ascension, 33Overland Dr. 416-444·8881. Free, donationsencouraged.Wednesday December 27- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Candide.By Leonard Bernstein. Carla Huhtanen, PeterMccutcheon, Jean Stilwell, performers; Guiller·mo Silva·Marin, stage director; TOT Orchestra &Chorus, Julian Wachner, conductor. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27Front Street East. 416·366·7723, 800·708·6754. ·; · (preview). For com·plete run see music theatre listings.Thursday December 28- 12:00 noon: National Ballet of Canada.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:The Ancient Art of Kathak Explained. RinaSingha. Four Seasons Centre for the PerfomningArts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.Friday December 29- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gary Morgan &PanAmericana. Latin Jazz. 18-piece band oftrumpets, trombones, French horns, saxophones,drums. percussion, bass (Roberto Occhipinti).piano (Hilario Duran). 2261 Dundas St. West.Deer Park United Church, TorontoDecember 24th, 2006 at I 0:00 p.m.FREE Admission416-531 -6604. ; .50(adv).Sunday December 31- 2:00 & 7:00: Roy Thomson Hall TheCoronation of a King: A Tribute to the King ofSwing, Benny Goodman, with Bob DeAngelis &his Champagne Symphony Pops Orchestra. Let'sDance, After You've Gone, Stompin' at the Savoy& more. Guests: Melissa Stylianou, FrankWright, the Swing Dance Divas; John Macleod,writer/conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416·872-4255..50-.50(mat); -(eve).- 8:30: Hugh's Room New Year's Eve withChris Whiteley & Friends. 2261 Dundas St.West. 416-531 ·6604. 0, incl.4-coursedinner,glass of champage, favours, tax & gratuity.- 1 O:OOpm: Diamond Entertainment.Unforgettable ... New Year's Eve Gala. Hits ofthe century, songs of Nat 'King' Cole, LouisAmnstrong, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Ritchie, JohnnyMathis, Dianna Ross & the Supremes, & others.Joe Palawan and The Unforgettable All-Stars;Rudy Mayes, Selena Gittens. Brooke Bentley,Demo Cates, singers. 9:00: champagne/winereception. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 416-861-0288. .FeaturingSinfonia from the Christmas Oratorio - ]. S. Bach,Offertoire sur Deux Noels - Alexandre Cuilmant,Christmas Scherzo - June N ixon,Noel Varie - L. Le/ebure-Wely,Three Noels - Claude Balbaslre,Deux Noels - Denis BedardNext performance in the Deer Park Concert seriesFebruary 3, 2007, 7:30 p.m. - Denis BedardDeer Park Concerts129 St. C lair Avenue West Gust east of Avenue Road)For more information phone 416-571-3680Sun., December 24, 2006, at 10 pmMessiaen: La Nativiti du SeigneurAaron Tan, organ; free/donationilliliillJ Sat., January 13, 2007, at 3 pm.. . a year-long series of 6 When Two or Three Are Gatheredconcerts and 4 workshops that Jazz in Januarypromise to educnte and inspire!For details: 416.444.8881www.musicatascension.caascensiontix@gmail.comBrian Barlow Trio; 1 (srlst)A New Year's Day Concert- Music from 17th Century Vienna -Sances, Cesti, Monteverdi and Strozzi('.111H3dl i voee •cl~ fopra fl Pllfac.iglic.--~---,---g~-1--;-t-·i:;;-1·--m- --1- ·t; '~c::-e-i -a · w· ·--:;;;;·~·---1-.1: ::i=::: - - !>.l:_ -~:=r:::=J.:il!s: :,. . ··---~- ---- ---., ---~---4---'?:tl' Surp:u oc tir1a no.., - - -~--...,.,-J;l!....r_:::::: :~J--= ""- .i!!:~f ::=::: t:::::::= == ~:-----.1--'--·-·:----·------!----· -,-·- --·· .H allie Fishe l, Soprano~· ·- ~--Jg! ~~ t-=i·-M-s'*--=1=John Edwards, Lutewith guest violinists Christopher Verrette andCristina Zacharias, and Laura J ones, bass violg33 Overland Drive (Don Mills), Toronto, ON M3C 2C3 He lic onion Ho ll - 35 Hazelton AvenueTic kets a nd l.:-iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil_.J_.:_.:..:.~40 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE, COM D ECE MBER 1 2006 - FEBRUARY 7 2007

Monday January 01- 2:00: The Musicians in Ordinary. A NewYear's Day Concert. Music of Sances, Cesti,Monteverdi, Melli & others; opera excerpts,dances & cantatas from 17th c. Vienna. Guests:Christopher Verrette, Cristina Zacharias, violins;Laura Jones, bass viol; Hallie Fishel, soprano;John Edwards, theorbo. Heliconian Hall, 35Hazelton Ave. 416·6034950. ; (sr/st).- 2:30: Roy Thomson Hall/Attila GlatzProductions.Salute to Vienna. Waltzes, polkasand operatic arias by J. Strauss and Lehar. 75performers; Symphony Canada Orchestra. 60Simcoe St. 416·593-4828. ·0.Tuesday January 02- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Jazz Series:Jazz Classics and Contemporary Originals.Humber College Saxophone Ensemble, MarkPromane, director. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·363·8231. Free.- 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMidday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865 x224. Free.Wednesday January 03- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Jazz Series:Brazilian Classics. Classics of Antonio CarlosJobim, Luiz Bonfa, Astrud Gilberto. HumberCollege Bossa Nova Project. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416·3638231. Free.-3:00 & 7:00: The Rose Theatre/TurnstileEntertainment. Clifford the Big Red Dog Live.Broadway·style musical production with thecharming crimson canine & characters fromBirdwell Island putting on their own play; for ages3 to 7. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874·2800. ·. For complete run see musictheatre listings.Thursday January 04- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Vocal Series:Concert for Young People: Ferdinand and Friends.Music by Alan Ridout, words by Munro Leaf;about the bull who'd rather smell flowers thanfight like the other little bulls. Russell Braun,baritone. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. West. 416·3638231.Free,adults must be accompanied by a child.- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts. Michael Flatley's Lord of theDance. Blend of traditional and modem Celticmusic and dance. 1 Front St. East. 416·872-2262. Call for ticket prices. For complete run seemusic theatre listings.Saturday January 06- 1 :00 & 4:30: Living Arts Centre .Caillou'sBig Book Club. Wiggle Club presentation, audienceparticipation & singing; for ages 3·8. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905·306·6000, 888·805·8888.$ l 7·; -(12 & under); (eyeGO).- 8:00: Brampton Lyric Opera. The MagicFlute. By Mozart; sung in English. Sasha Bataligin,Lilac Cana, Keith O'Brien, Tina Winter, CharleneSantoni, & others; orchestra; Brampton LyricOpera & Chorus; Shek Ko, conductor. The RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. From .- 8:30: Hugh's Room.Connie Kaldor. Folk plusgospel, rock, country & western, bluegrass &adult contemporary singer/songwriter. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).Sunday January 07- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. David Occhipinti andMike Murley, jazz duo. 10365 Islington Ave .,Kleinburg. 905·8931121 ,888-2131121 .Admission with gallery price: ; (sr/st);(family); free(5 & under).- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral SundayAfternoon Twilight Recital Marty Smyth, organ.4:30: Choral Evensong. 65 Church St. 416-364·7865 x224. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: The Perry White Ouartet 1570 YongeSt. 416-920-5211. Free, donations welcomed.-8:30: Hugh's Room.Connli:Kakior. See Jan 6.Tuesday January 09- 12:10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class. Melodies pourl'hiver. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Vocalrecital. Works by Purcell, Handel,Monteverrli. Stefanie True, soprano; StephanieMartin, harpsichord; Mark Chambers, cello.Recital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5186. Free.- 1 :DO: St. James' Cathedral.Music atMidday. Cordell: Khartoum (fanfare and march);Burkhardt: Three Hymn Tune Preludes: St. Denio,Amsberg, Old 1 OOth; Bach: Toccata and Fugue inF, BWV.540. Taylor Sullivan, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.Wednesday January 10- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonday Organ Recital. Andrew Adair,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1 167. Free.- 5:30:COC. Richard Bradshaw AmphitheatreChamber Music Series: Exotic Sounds. GeorgeGao, erhu; Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-3638231 . Free.Thursday January 11- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre World MusicSeries: Taiko Drumming. Traditional Japaneserhythms with Western influences. OnannoKo:Laura Chambers, Charlene Jack, Mandy Lau,Tricia Mangat, Niamh Ni She, & others. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416·363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon. Music by Toovey,Aperghis & Staniland. Gregory Oh, piano. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital-Patricia Wright. 56Queen St. East. 416-3630331 x26. Free.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre/Columbia ArtistsTheatricals. Wonderful Town. Score by LeonardBernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green. 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905·874-2800. ·. For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Exotic Sounds. Evangelista:Air d'Espagne; Gao: Compositions for Erhu;Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht. Guest: George Gao,erhu; Mayumi Seiler, artistic director. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205·5555. ; (sr); (st).-i furioSaturday, January 13, 2007 8:00PMGrace Church On-the-Hill II300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, - Tickets available only at the door.For more information, please call416.536.2943 or 416.530.4816.For publicity material, please call 647.268.3549.Special Guest: L'ensemble MasquesFeuds between rival familieshave been known to go on for centuries.In this programme of music of thed'Este and the Medici families,I FURIOSI faces its Montreal counterpart, Masques,in a monumental showdown on Toronto turf.DECEMBER 1 2006 - FEBR UARY 7 2007WWW,THEWHOLENOTE. COM

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