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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 Concertante, K.364. Scott St. John, violin/viola;80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: Willowdale Presbyterian Church.Thresholds: Debut Clarinet Recital. MeriDolevski, clarinet; Derrick Lewis, piano. 38Ellerslie Ave. 416-434-3001. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. BrahmsRepast. Brahms: Sonata for clarinet and piano inA, Op.100; Trio for horn, violin and piano in E-flat,Dp.40; Coulthard: Duo Sonata for Violin and Cello.Joaquin Valdepeiias, clarinet; David Hetherington,cello; Patricia Parr, piano; Guests: YehonatanBerick, violin; Neil Deland, horn. Glenn GouldStudio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555.; (sr); $ lO(st).- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Art of TimeEnsemble. A L1if Un A Tfile: An Evening ofJewish Music. Harbourfront Centre Theatre. SeeJan 18.- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts. Rain: The Beatles Experi·ence. See Jan 18.-8:00: Tafelmusik.BachandtheMuses:Music, Poetry and Art. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre.See Jan 18.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gordon LightfootTribute. Lori Cullen, Dala, Rick Fines, JasonFowler, Michael Johnston, & others. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).Saturday January 20- 2:00 & 7:30: New Tang Dynasty Television.Chinese New Year Spectacular. TorontoCentre for the Arts. See Jan 19.- 2:15: Conductors Guild. Central Band of theCanadian Forces. Maj Gerard Heslip, conductor.Toronto Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond St. West.905-489-4620. .- 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Community School. Celtic Fiddle Ensemble.Room 305, RCM, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824x321. Free.- 7:30: Elora Festival Winter Series. TheMusic of Tudor England. Elora Festival Singers;Noel Edison, conductor. Little Trinity Church, 425King St. East. 519-846-0331. .- 7:30: Music On The Donway. A RobbieBurns Tribute. Peter Glen, tenor; George Robb,piano; Martin Shaw, fiddle; Highland dancers. TheDonway Covenant United Church, 230 TheDonway West. 416-444-8444. ; $12(12 &under).- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sinfonia Concertante. Mozart: String Quintet,K.174; Violin Concerto #1, K.207; SinfoniaConcertante, K.364. Scott St. John, violin/viola;Lara St. John, Jacques lsraelievitch, Paul Meyer,violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello; PeterOundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .25-.50.- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. EveGoldberg. Folk/country/blues/gospel singersongwriter.St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. .- 8:00: CBC OnStage. Scots, Wha Hae.Words & music on a Scottish theme, Renaissanceto reels to Robert Burns. Various singers;instrumentalists on fiddle, Uilleann pipes, tinwhistle, guitar, Highland pipes, bodhran, djembe,percussion, bass, accordion, keyboards; membersof Toronto Masque Theatre, Larry Beckwith,artistic director; Shaggy Haggis, Mark Fletcher,leader. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West.416-205-5555. ; . 75(sr/st).- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts. Rain: The Beatles Experience.See Jan 18.44Return to Ad Index- 8:00: Mississauga Philharmonic. JohnMcDermott, tenor in Concert. A celebration ofMcDermott's Celtic roots, paying tribute to someof the greatest writers of the Isles. John Barnum,conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306·6000, 888-805-8888. ,.-8:00: Tafelmusik. Bachand the Muses:Music, Poetry and Art. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre.See Jan 18.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Gordon LightfootTribute. See Jan 19.Sunday January 21-1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Art Gallery.Sunday Concert Series. Ed Vokurka, jazz violinensemble. 10365 Islington Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121, 888-213-1121. Admission withgallery price: ; (sr/st); (family); free(5&under).- 2:00: Hummingbird Centre for thePerforming Arts .Rain: The Beatles Experience.See Jan 18.- 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic.Opera Tea: Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata.An afternoon of opera and tea on the theatrestage. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. .- 3:00: Music at St. Clement's. The EmpireTrio. Works by Buxtehude, Schubert, Shostakovich.Sarah Findlay Boyer, violin; Ron Harry, cello;Renata Zorawska, piano. St. Clement's AnglicanChurch, 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-483-6664. ;(sr/st).- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Sinfonia Concertante. Mozart: String Quintet,K.174; Violin Concerto #4, K.218; SinfoniaLara St. John, Jacques lsraelievitch, Paul Meyer,violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello; PeterOundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .25-.50.- 3:30: Tafelmusik. Bach a11d the Muses:Music, Poetry a11d Art. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre.See Jan 18.- 4:00: Maestro Music. Alan Hobbins PianoRecital & CD Release. Chopin: Four Scherzi;Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Rachmaninoff:Preludes. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St.West. 416-205-5555. .-4:00:St. James' Cathedral. SundayAfternoon Twilight Recital Victoria Hathaway,oboe; TBA, accompanist. 4:30: Choral Evensong.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: The Colleen Allen Ouartet Colleen Allen,saxophone; Rob Piltch, guitar; George Koller, bass;Dave Restivo, piano. 1570Yonge St. 416-920·5211. Free, donations welcomed.- 5:00: Masaryk Memorial Institute.Nocturnes at Masaryktown: George Grosman,Swing Nair. Works by Ellington, Jezek. Guitar,saxophone, drums, trumpet. Prague Restaurant,Masaryktown, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd.416-439-4354. ; (st).- 8:00: The Music Gallery.Beyond Mozart:Gallery Players & Beyond the Pale. Works byRolfe, Oesterle, Hatch; Klezmer repertoire,arrangements of Mozart works, acoustic soundinspired by Klezmer, Balkan, Romanian, bluegrass,jazz, reggae & funk. The Gallery Players: JulieBaumgartel, violin; James Mason, oboe; PatrickJordan, viola; Margaret Gay, cello. Saint Georgethe Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ; $ lO(sr/member); (st/underwaged).Mus i c;A cademyWWW.THEWHOLENOTE. COMOutsidethe BoxMonday January 22- 8:00: The Old Mill/Jazz.FM91 . TV ThemeSongs Go Jazz. Vocalists; sextet; Waylen Miki,piano. The Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641. ; (members).Tuesday January 23- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber MusicSeries: Music of Mozart and Shostakovich.Including Shostakovich: String Quartet #8. GlennGould School String Quartet. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. VoicePerformanceClass. OratorioEnsemble. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMidday. Julie Loveless, piano. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Roberto Prosseda,piano. Mendelssohn: Adagio & Presto in b-flat(Canadian premiere); Fugue in g (world premiere);Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream(original transcription); Sonata inf IN. Americanpremiere); Sonata in a (Canadian premiere);Fantasia in c-D (Canadian premiere). Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre forthe Arts, 27Front St. East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754.,; 18-35payyourage; (st), accompanyingadult Y, price.- 8:00: The Rose Theatre. Blind Boys ofAlabama.Traditional soul-gospel singing incorporatingcontemporary songs and innovativearrangements into their folk-blues style. 1Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. -$ 75..'- J\lcxandcr~ CorrorationD ECEMBER 1 2006 - F EBR UARY 7 2007

- 8:30: Hugh's Room Tai Bachman &JoelKroeker. Rock & JXJpfacoustic/rnots. 2261 Dundas St.West.416-531-6604. ; (adv).Wednesday January 24- 12:00 noon:Hart House Music Committee.Midday Mosaics Noon Hour Concert. HartHouse Music Room, University of Toronto, 7Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch Noonday Organ Recital. Marty Smyth,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 2:30: Alchemy. An Hour of Chamber Music.See Jan 18. Valleyview Residence, 541 FinchAve. West. 416-398-0555.__ J&!f'-r/;r; #ltmc CO- /1'f'J't!JJD'. - ~-~LAN HOBBINS- 7:00: York University Department ofMusic. lmprov Soiree. Artists from the studio ofCasey Sokol. Room 235, Accolade East, YU,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.- 8:00: Soulpepper Theatre Company. TheThreepenny Opera. Seminal 20th century musicalcomedy, by Bertolt Brecht, music by Kurt Weill.Members of the Soulpepper Academy, AlbertSchultz, Patricia O'Callaghan, performers; TimAlbery, director. Young Centre forthe PerformingArts, Building 49, 55 Mill St. 416-866-8666. -; -(previewlmat); (st withID). For complete run see music theatre listings.Thursday January 25- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber MusicSeries: Mozart 250Send-off. Variety of arrangementsincluding opera transcriptions. Glenn GouldSchool Woodwind Quintet. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West.416-363-8231.Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at Met Organ Recital" TBA. 56 Queen St.East. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 2:00: Northern District Library. Recitalfor Violin and Piano. Catherine Sulem, violin;Valentin Blamer. piano. 40 Orchard View Blvd.416-393-7610. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Gran Partita. Mozart: Violin Concerto115, K.219; Gran Partita, K.361. HenningKraggerud, violin; Peter Oundjian, conductor.Intermission: chat with artists. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. .50-S71.50(mat); -$120(eve).- 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music,Community School. Opera Scene Study.Students present scenes from Mozart: ldomeneo;Don Giovanni; Berlioz: Beatrice et Benedict; Verdi:Otelia; Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore. Joel Katz,director. Concert Hall, RCM, 90 Croatia St. 416·408-2824 x321. By donation, suggested.For complete run see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Soundstreams.Sirens. Folk and newmusic from Canada, Sweden and Finland, includingSokolovic: Sirens, for 6 female voices; a workfor accordion; Rehnqvist: Puksanger-Lockrop(based on Swedish herding call tradition); otherwork; T uomela: a work. Ritva Koistinen, kantele;Joseph Petric, accordion; Xin Wang, LaurenPhillips, Carrie Wiebe, Catharin Carew, singers.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. ; (sr); (st).- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Barra MacNeils. Celtic.2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604..50; (adv).Friday January 26-12:15: St. Andrew's United Church.Noonday Recital Lillian Wild, piano. 32 Main St.North, Markham. 905-294-0351. Free.- 7:30:Brampton Folk Club. Guitar Greats.Wendell Ferguson, Jason Fowler, Riverbend,performers. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul's UnitedChurch, 30 Main St. South, Brampton. 647-233-3655. $12; O(srlst).- 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series. Music by Albright,Etezady, Chambers, Cage, Webern & Colgrass.Quorum: Kimberly Cole, clarinet; Midori Koga,piano; Timothy McAllister, saxophone; AlisonShaw, percussion; Carolyn Stuart, violin. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. ; $12(sr/st).- 8:00: Markham Theatre for PerformingArts. The Blind Boys of Alabama. 171 TownCentre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. .- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Lang Lang, piano inRecital 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Great Artist Series: National Arts CentreOrchestra Wind Ouintet. Works by Reicha,Fran~aix, Hetu & Bozza. Joanna G'froerer, flute;Charles Hamann, oboe; Kimball Sykes, clarinet;Christopher Millard, bassoon; Lawrence Vine,horn. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416-408·2824 x321. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: St Anne's Music & Drama Society.The Grand Duke By Gilbert and Sullivan; a troupeof actors takes political power in Pfennig­Halbpfennig. Jennifer Friesen Garde, choreographer;Laura Schatz, director; Diana Brault,conductor. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 DufferinSt. 416-922-4415. ; (srlst); (Jan26, Feb 11. For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 8:30:Hugh's Room. Steve Forber!. Folklrocksinger/songwriter. 2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ; (advlSaturday January 27- 1 :00: Beth Hanson Beth Hanson, piano inRecital. Works by Bart6k, Brahms, Liszt,Beethoven. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-924-6524. . See ad next page.- 3:30: Li Delun Music Foundation NewYear's Concert. East-meets-West concert offavourite classics, selections from Strauss,Yellow River Concerto, & other works. Lang Lang,piano. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -.- 3:30: Sinfonia Toronto.Musical Superheroes.Telemann: Don Quixote Suite (with BalletEspressivo); Willan: Poem; Mozart: ViolinRELEASE"'ffo plu1·111g '' lhu! oft.OU1 f.Sc: and t--!e 11r bulUt '~oupled wi1'1/int1.j1·f!1osilrEmpire TrioPIANO Rl:CIT ALSt111d.1), l;11\t1 H\' 21. 2007 ~it 4:00 P.M.jl(l~{ c,01\LC!l l"CLL'['lionCc'lcbru•r·cl µ1 w1s \lor I obu11 s 1e•urns to the Glc1111 Gouldu '(" 1 sloge lo perfo1 ·• C l101w' s fo 1• Scher? , crncl1eµerqp '1om hrs 11ew ll •erord1r19 .Alons la'est ompo.:1disc r o ··1ugr 1f ent col cc• .J• of p Gr c, music showcos1•1•.JGerst· w1 1 's Ri· a 1Jsorly Ir 81 JC J: u u 1c, solo CJ•1clRml1111111•iclf' P•elude'(1le111' 1.. 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