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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

24CONCERTLISTINGSToronto>AIn this issue: MetroToronto, Brampton,Markham, Mississauga,Oakville, Pickering,Thornhill.SEE ALSOBeyond the GTA PAGE 48Music Theatre/Opera PAGE 52Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 52Announcements/Seminars/Workshops/Etcetera PAGE 54Performers andrepertoire change!Events are sometimespostponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirmdetails with presenters.Saturday December 01- 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Electroacoustic Music. Recent work bystudent, faculty & guest composers. Walter Hall,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 2:00 & 8:00: Lowe's. White Christmas.Irving Berlin, composer. Graham Rawat, KateBaldwin, Nora Mclellan, Barry Flatman & JaymeArmstrong. Sony Centre for the Perfonming Arts,1 Front Street East. 416-872-2262. -0.For complete run see music theatre listings.- 2:30 & 7:30: Assembly Hall. Celtic ChristmasCelebration: Fundraiser for St. Paul's UnitedChurch. Celtic music, dance & traditions fromEngland, Ireland, Scotland & Wales, with pipers,dancers & fiddlers. 1 Colonel Samuel Smith ParkDr. 416-259-6541 . (adv. only).- 3:00: U. of T. Scarborough. Sounds of theSeason. A concert of seasonal favourites. ConcertChoir and String Ensemble, Lenard Whiting,director, Wind Ensemble, Lynn Tucker, director.ARC Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. 416·978·8849. ; O(st/sr).- 7:00: Kelit.a. Heavenly Night. Christmasbenefit CD and concert. Kelita, singer/songwriter;guest: Jacob Moon. The Meeting House, 2700Bristol Circle, Oakville. 905-465-3885. (adv);(door). To aid in the restoration of childrenrescued from the sex trade in Cambodia.- 7:30: Annex Singers. What Sweeter Music.Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel; MariaCase: The World's Desire (premiere); music byRutter, Whicher & Hatfield. St. Thomas's Church,383 Huron St. 416-968-7747. ; (sr/st);free(under 12). Refreshments to follow.- 7:30: Clarkson Community Concerts.Skylark Trio. Vocal sounds of the Big Band era.Christ Church, 1700 Mazo Gr., Mississauga.905-855-0112. ; (sr/st); (12 &under).- 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. TowardsPeace: Annual Holiday Celebration Concert.Pascal Du Perron, accompanist; Louise Jardine,conductor. Westway United Church, 8 TemplarAve. 416·231-9120. ; free (under 12).index of advertisers: continued from 23ORCHESTRA TORONTO 31ORCHESTR AS MISSISSAUGA 48ORPHEUS CHOIR 380SHAWA-DURHAM SYMPHONYORCHESTRA 50PASQUALE BROS. 56PAX CHRISTI CHORALE 27PENTHELIA SINGERS 29P ETER MAHON 57PIANO GALLERY 21, 55RCM COMMUNITY SCHOOL 55R EM EN YI HOUSE OF Music 6RICHMOND HILL CENTRE FOR THEPERFORMING ARTS 38RlVE RDALE YouTH SI NGERS 32ROY THOMSON HALL 33SALUTE TO V JENNA 2SINE NOMINE 39SI NFONIA TORONTO 13SouND PosT 21SouNDSTREAMS CANADA 13ST. ANNE'S CHURCH 30, 44ST. J AMES' CATHEDRAL 33ST. JoHN'S CONVENT JAZZ VESPERS 44ST. MICHAELS 's CHOIR SCHOOL 15SYRINX SUNDAY SALONS 31, 41 , 47T AFELMUS[K 72TAPESTRY NEW OPERA 19TORONTO CHAMBER CHOIR 37TORONTO CHILDREN'S CHORUS 37TORONTO CHORAL SOCIETY 33TORONTO CLASSICAL SINGERS 32TORONTO CONSORT 28, 47TORONTO HELICONIAN CLUB 10, 42TORONTO MENDELSSOH N CHOIR 32TORONTO OPERA REPERTOIRE 18TORONTO OPERETTA THEATRE 40TORONTO PHILHARM ONIA 38, 47TORONTO SINGING STU DIO 29, 37TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 70, 71TORONTO WELSH M ALE VOICECHOIR 26TRYPTYCH 8U OFT FACULTY OF M us,c l7, 25UL YSSEAN SOCIETY OFT ORONTO 61UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT HOUSE MUSICAND ARTS SCHOOL 44UNIVOX CHOIR 46URBAN FLUTE PROJECT 34VIA SALZBURG 34VICTORI A SCHOLARS MEN'S CHORALENSEMBLE 39VIVA! YOUTH SINGERS 43VOXWORKS 34WHOLE NOTE CLASSIFIEDS 56WHOLENOTE MARKETPLACE 60, 6]- 7:30: Oakville Chamber Ensemble.Charpentier: Messe de Minuit. Stephane Potvin,conductor. St. Simon's Anglican Church, 1450Litchfield, Oakville. 905 522 6841. ;(sr); (st); O(under12).- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Choirs in Concert: Magnific! Rejoice inSongs of the Season. Music by Honegger, Part &Burge. MacMillan Singers & Master Chorale,Doreen Rao & Brad Ratzlaff, conductors. Mac­Millan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; .- 7:30: Village Voices Choir. Bach's Magnificat.St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 143Main St. North, Markham. 905-294-8687. ;free(l 2 & under).- 7:30: Walmer Road United Church. PoliceChorus Christmas Program. Walmer Theatre,2nd Floor, 188 Lowther Ave. 416-924-1121x2602. .- 7:30: Wexford Heights United Church.Otterbein College Choir. Advent and Christmasmusic. Hans Leo Hassler: Verbum earn factumest; Randall Thompson: Alleluia; Greg Knauf:Gloria. Or. Gayle Walker, director. WexfordHeights United Church, 2102 Lawrence Ave E.416-757-0676. Freewill offering.- 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club.JohnHuston with The MadriGALS. Dickens: AChristmas Carol. St. Nicholas Anglican Church,1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. .- 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions.Christmas Concert. Eleanor Calbes, director.Clearview Christian Refom, Church, 2300Sheridan Gardens Drive, Oakville. 905-820-1833. -.- 8:00: Counterpoint Community Orchestra.JamesAylesworth, violin_ Brahms: SymphonyNo.1; Vivaldi: Autumn; Ridout: Fall Fair;Tchaikovsky: selections from Swan Lake.TerryKowalczuk, conductor. St. Luke's United Church,353 Sherbourne St. 416-802-1082.(door);(adv).- 8:00: David Mirvish. Sweeney Todd: TheDemon Barber ofF/eet Street. Musical thriller byStephen Sondheim. Princess of Wales Theatre,300KingSt. W. 416-872-1212/800-461 -3333. -. For complete run see musictheatre listings.WWW. TH EW HOLENOTE.COM- 8:00: David Mirvish. We Will Rock You. ByQueen. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria Street. 416-872-1212. -. For complete run seemusic theatre listings.- 8:00: Hart House Chamber StringsOrchestra. Hart House Chamber Strings FallConcert. Handel: Concerto Grosso I; Mozart:Symphony in A; Bridge: Suite for String Orchestra.Angel Chen, conductor. Great Hall, 7 HartHouse Circle. 416-978-2452. Free.- 8:00: Masterworks of Oakville Chorusand Orchestra. Messiah by Handel. MaryMother of God Catholic Church, 2475 NorthRidge Trail, Oakville. 905-257-7308. ; 15(sr/st); O(children).- 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. ABrassy Christmas. Sing-along. Rutter: Gloria;other works by Chilcott, Loomer, Pinkham. Guestbrass and percussionists. Andrea Grant, accompanist.Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ; (sr/st); (12 & under).- 8:00: Nagata Shachu. Tsuzure (tapestry}.Japanese taiko and music group. Annual concertpremiering new works and celebrating KiyoshiNagata's 25 years as a taiko performer. RyersonTheatre, 43 Gerrard St. E. 416-978-8849. ;(st/sr); (adv); 20(adv. st/sr).- 8:00: Oriana Women's Choir. Patapan!Carols. William Brown, artistic director; JamesBourne, piano; Beverley Johnston, marimba;Leslie Newman, flute. Grace Church on-the-Hill,300 Lonsdale Road. 416-923-3123. ;(sr); $ lD(st).- 8:00: Perth Productions. A Celtic Christmas.An evening of traditional holiday and Celticrepertoire. Peter Ian McCutcheon, tenor; MargaretMikelait, piano; Rob Crabtree, piper. JubileeUnited Church, 40 Underhill Drive, 416-438-9458. .- 8:00: Randolph Academy for the PerformingArts. little Women. Jim Betts,direction, music & lyrics; Nancy Early, book.Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-872-1111. .- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall.Jazz & Blues: Toronto Blues Society's 21 stAnnual Women's Blues Revue, artists. MasseyHall, 15 Shuter St. 416-872-4255. -.- 8:00: Ryerson University. The liberties ofSusan Howe: a pOemPERA by Udo Kasemets.Live & pre-recorded singing and speaking voices;instrumental music & video projections; SusanHowe & Linda Catlin Smith, speakers, SusanLayard, singer/speaker; Udo Kasemets, piano;Pierre Tremblay, video artist; Richard Sacks,audio master. The Eaton Auditorium, RogersCommunication Centre (Auditorium 204); 80Gould Street. 416-979-5000. Free.- 8:00: Scarborough Philharmonic.Christmas Around The World. Humperdinck:Hansel and Gretel Prelude; Liadov: Russian FolkSongs; Waldteufel: Skater's Waltz; Adam: O HolyNight; Gassi: Ding Dong Merrily. Bach Children'sChorus & Bach Chamber Youth Choir, JohnBarnum, conductor. Birchmount Park CollegiateInstitute, 3663 Danforth Ave. 416·429-0007.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: Tafelmusik. Bach: Christmas Oratorio(Cantatas 46} & Magnificat. Ann Monoyiossoprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; RufusMuller, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; lvarsTaurins, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre,427Bloor St West. 416-964-6337. -78; -$ 71(sr/st).- 8:00: Tempus Choral Society. ChristmasMemories. A musical celebration of the holidays.St. John's Church, 262 Randall Ave. Oakville.905-845-0551 x226. ; $ lO(st/sr).- 8:00: Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra.Orff.- Carmina Burana. Leslie Fagan, soprano;Darryl Edwards, tenor; Kevin MacMillan, baritone;Colin Clarke, conductor, Toronto MendelssohnChoir; & choirs from Agincourt CollegiateHigh School, Woburn Collegiate Institute,MacDonald High School & Northlea ElementarySchool. Toronto Centre for the Arts. 5040 YongeSt. 416-870-8000. ; (st).- 8:15: Stage West Hotel Theatre. 70sFever. A musical celebration of the 70s. 5400Dixie Rd. 905-238-0042; 888-263-0684. Callfor prices. For complete run see music theatrelistings.Sunday December 02- 11 :OOam & 2:00 Solar Stage Children'sTheatre/Shoestring. Magic Flute. Opera forchildren based on Mozart's opera. Ages: 4 +. 100Upper Madison Ave. 416-368-8031. $13.- 12:00 noon: Derek Macrae. Guitar SoloConcert. Classical, Spanish and popular music.Ristorante Julia, 312 Lakeshore Road E. 905-844-7401 . Free.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts -Dora Krizmanic with CamerataTibia. Vocal and instrumental works from theRenaissance to the Baroque. McMichael Gallery,10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg_ 905-893-1121 / 888-213-1121. Free with galleryDECEMBER 1 2007 - F EBRUARY 7 2008

admission.- 2:00: Off Centre. Franco-Spanish Salon:Mallarmeet/y Garcia Lorca. Music of Ravel.Poulenc, Bizet, De Falla & T urina. Norine Bur·gess, mezzo soprano; Olivier Laquerre, baritone;Joe Macerollo, accordion. Glenn Gould Studio,250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; (st/sr).- 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. SundayConcert Series -Dukes of Harmony. Rotunda,150 Borough Drive. 416-338-3295. Free.- 2:30: Aldeburgh Connection. SundaySeries -Miroir brulant. Martha Guth, soprano;Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Peter McGillivray,baritone; Stephen Ralls & Bruce Ubukata, piano.Walter Hall. 80 Queen's Park. 416-735-7982.; (st).- 2:30: Opera in Concert Die Drei Pintos. ByWeber/Mahler. Eric Shaw, Daniel Lichti, JesseClark, performers; Opera in Concert Chorus,Robert Cooper, director; Robin Wheeler, musicdirector/pianist. 1 :45: Backgrounder with hostlain Scott. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St.East. 416-366-7723, 800-708-6754. -.- 2:30 & 7:30: Scarborough Bel CantoChoir. Once upon a Christmas. Brian Taylor,director; guest organist. St. Dunstan of CanterburyChurch, 56 Lawson Rd. 416-284-4428..- 3:00: East York Choir. Songs for a Winter'sDay. Handel: Messiah excerpts. The TaliskerPlayers & soloists. Selections by Canadiancomposers & songwriters, including EleanorDaley, Gordon Lightfoot &Jane Siberry. JennyGrober, artistic director; Charlie Roby & PaulBartlett, guitarists; Elizabeth Acker, accompanist;Katarzyna Sadej, mezzo-soprano; JeremyLudwig, baritone. Eastminster United Church,310 Danforth Ave. 416-463-8225 ; (sr);(st).- 3:00: Eglinton St. George's UnitedChurch. Sing-along Messiah. With organ,trumpet and timpani. Peter Merrick, conductor;Ruth Watson Henderson, piano. 35 Lytton Blvd.416-481-1141 x250/416-690-3880. ;(st).-3:00: Markham Concert Band.A SeasonalCelebration. Anderson: Christmas Festival &other seasonal music; carols; singalong. DougManning, music director. Markham Theatre forthe Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd.905-305-7469. .50; .50(sr/st/ch).- 3:00: Northdale Concert Band. ChristmasConcert. Sam Cancellara, trumpet; StephenChenette, music director. St. Jude's (Wexford)Anglican Church, 10 Howarth Ave. 416-444-4962. ; (sr/st); free(under 12).- 3:00: Ryerson University. The Liberties ofSusan Howe: a pDemPERA by Udo Kasemets.See Dec.1 .- 3:00: Symphony Orchestra of Canada.Expressions of Canadian Heart. Canadian andWorld classical music. Stefanos Karabekos,conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040Yonge St. 416-872-1111 . -.- 3:00: York University Department ofMusic. YU Wind Symphony. Works by Grainger,Hazo, Colgrass, Holst, Bernstein & others.William Thomas, director. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; $ 5(st)- 3:30: Tafelmusik. Bach: Christmas Oratorio(Cantatas 4-6} & Magnificat. See Dec 1.-4:00: St. Olave's Church.Advent ChoralEvensong. Music devoted to the Advent season.St. Olave's Choir; Tim Showalter, organ. WesleyIMUSIC AT ST. CLEMENT'SSunday, December 2, 4:30 pmADVENT CAROL SERVICEMusic by Archer, McKie, Palestrina,Sirett, Praetorius, Ledger and J.S. BachSung by St. Clement's Church Choir -Thomas Fitches, conductorSunday, December 9, 3:00 pmSUNDAYS AT THREETHE ART OF THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANTBrother Heinrich's Christmas,Daniel Chapman Smith, narratorJoin us in singing some of John Rutter'sOther wonderful arrangements ofwell known Christmas carols withorgan & orchestra~·~ UNIVERSITYoJTORONTOVISITINGARTISTSMichael Schade Dec 3Deborah Wong Jan 24George TsontakisJan 28-Feb 2carol Vaness Feb 4 & 5NOON.HOURGamelan/Klezmer Ensembles Dec 5Be_verley Johnston Jan 10Vorce Performance ClassD_e~ 4, Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 4 5G1ll1an MacKay Jan 17 'Deborah Wong Jan 24George Tsantakis Jan 31STU~ENTENSEMBLesMacMillan Singers & Master Chorale Dec 1Guitar Orchestra Dec 410 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra Dec 6Wind Symphony Dec 7Opera Teas Dec 9, Jan 27FMUA Benefit Concert Jan 18WWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM 25

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