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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAWinter. St. James Cathedral Choir; St. JamesSingers; Talisker Players. Andrew Ager, conductor.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. ·.- 8:00: Glenn Gould School. Student Recital·Hanna Kim, Viola. RCM room 305, 90 Croatia St.416-408·2824. Free.-8:00: Lori Gemmell. Concert with TwoHarps: Peacocks and Cowgirls. Music by Respighi,Thomas & Andres. Lori Gemmel &Jennifer Swartz, harp. Beaches PresbyterianChurch, 65 Glen Manor Dr. 416·699·5871. .Proceeds to Refugee Fund of Beaches Presbyteri·an Church. Reception at 7:30pm.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Ying Ouartet. Haydn:String Quartet in G, Op.77/1; Wen·chung:Leggeriezza and Larghetto nostalgico; Liang: GobiGloria; Fung: Pizzicato for String Quartet; Ravel:String Quartet in F. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366- 7723/800-708-6754. -; $ 5(stw/ adult); pay your age(l 8·35).- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Festivity. Valentini:Concerto for Four Violins; William Rowson: newwork; Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni. MayumiSeiler, violin & artistic director; Morton Katz, livepainting. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416·205·5555. ; (sr); (st. w ID).- 8:30: Issa (formerly Jane Siberry). SeeDec 12.Friday December 14- 7:00: Randolph Academy for the Per·forming Arts. Joseph and the Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. Lyrics by Tim Rice; music byAndrew Lloyd Webber; Lawrence Axmith,direction; Reza Jacobs, musical director. BathurstStreet Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416·872-1111. . For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7.- 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. A Christ·mas Festival. Carols, readings and a sing-along. J.Bev Stainton, artistic director; Anne MarieLeonard, accompanist. Christ Church, 1700Mazo Cres. 905-845-5359/905-827-6129.; $ lO(ch).- 7:30: Oueensmen ofT oronto. Sounds ofthe Season. Michael Morgan, director; KonradHarley, accompanist; Earl Haig Secondary School,guest artists; Bravura Brass; John McGregor,conductor. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St.416·620·4446. .- 8:00: Amadeus Choir. Magnificat. Musiccelebrating Christmas and Chanukah. EleanorDaley: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis; Ruth WatsonHenderson: Magnificat. With the Bach Children'surbanfl u teproj ectRe-defining Space with Soundwww.urbanflute.comChorus; Linda Beaupre, conductor, Lydia Adams,artistic director. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-446-0188. ; O(st/door only).- 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Source &Inspiration II. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flatOp.44 & new songs inspired by it. StevenSitarski & Erika Raum, violin; Steven Dann, viola;David Hetherington, cello; Andrew Burashko,piano & others. Enwave Theatre, HarbourfrontCentre, 231 Queens Quay W. 416·973-4000.; (sr/st).- 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Comfort and Joy. Smetana: Moldau from "MaVlast"; Tchaikovsky: Capriccio ltalien; Haydn:Trumpet Concerto in E flat; opera arias; sounds ofthe season. Giovanna Carini, soprano; SamCancellara, trumpet; Roberto De Clara, musicdirector. Humber Valley United Church, 76Anglesey Blvd. 416·239-5665. ; (sr/st);free (st 16 & under w/ adult).- 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. AChild's Christmas in Wales. A concert of traditionalseasonal favourites and a reading of thefamous story by Dylan Thomas. John Tuttle,conductor; Giles Bryant, raconteur. Saint Thomas'sAnglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-971 ·9229. ; (sr.); (st).-8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Intimate Voices.Handel: Sinfonia and Pila; Haydn: Violin Concertoin C; Good: Anguished Grief(world premiere);Sibelius: Voces lntimae, Op.56. Phoebe Tsang,violin; Nurhan Arman, music director. GraceChurch on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-499·0403. ; (sr); (16-29/st).- 8:00: St. Michael's Choir School. AChristmas Celebration. Works by Buxtehude,Berlioz, Bruckner & Mendelssohn; Jenkins: WhiteChristmas, Carol of the Bells. Toronto Philharmonia;Dr. Jerzy Cichocki & Caron Daley, conductors.Massey Hall, 15 Shuter. 416·872-4255..50·.50.- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Festivity. See Dec. 13.- 8:00: Voxworks. Winter Words. Seasonalchoral works by Bennett, Harvey, Howells,Joubert, Davies, Norgard, Poulenc. James Wells,arrangements/artistic director; Paula Wing,reader. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W.416· 769·0111. .- 8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions.Music fora Time of Joy. A Christmas concertfeaturing the music of Karl Jenkins in addition togospel and secular favourites. Brian Pritchard,artistic director; Joshua Tamayo, musicaldirector. The Great Hall, Unitarian South PeelCongregation, 84 South Service Rd, Mississauga.905-338-5702. .- 8:30: Issa (formerly Jane Siberry). SeeOec.12.Saturda December 15- 10:00am, 12:00 noon, & 2:30: Solar StageChildren's Theatre. Cinderella. Musicalversion of the classic tale. 1 DO Upper MadisonAve. 416·368·8031. $13. For complete run seemusic theatre listings- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. Tailor of Gloucester. Musical based onthe Beatrix Potter story. Zenon Skrzypczyk:director & musical adaptation; Martyn Skrzypc·.....,,_~~!~~ , wiU10jJintol,iewJames Wells,Artistic DirectorSeason ThreeWinter Wordsseasonal music byRichard Rodney BennettJonathan HarveyHerbert HowellsJohn JoubertPeter Maxwell DaviesPer Nl'trgardFrancis Poulencand Chrisrmas favourites arranged byJames Wellswith excerpts fromThomas Hardy's Winter Wordsin Various Moods and Metresread by actor & playwrightPaula WingFriday, December 14, 20078:00 p.m.Church of The Redeemer162 Bloor Street W., Toronto(northeast corner of Bloor & Avenue)Saturday, December 15, 20078:00 p.m.The Church of St. Wilfrid1315 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke(north of Rathburn, south of Eglinton)Admission For tickets and information,call 416.769.0111 ext.3e-mail voxworks@voxwor~.caor visit www.voxworks.caVIftsALZBURGToronto's premier chamber music series34

zyk, composer; Carly Heffernan, Jessica Leibgott,Madryn McCabe, Nicholas Terpstra. Ages: 3·8.Village Playhouse, 2190 Bloor St. W. 416-368·8031. $13. For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 2:00: Toronto Children's Chorus/RoyThomson Hall. A Chorus Christmas: SeasonalSongs. Works by Willcocks, Vaughan Williams,Rutter and more. Elise Bradley, conductor &artistic director; True North Brass; CaroleAnderson, Teri Dunn, performers; RussellHartenberyer, percussion; Judy Loman, harp;Mary Carol Nugent, viola and others. Roy Thom·son Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·872-4255. .50-.50. 1 :15: Carols by TCC Alumni.- 3:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Family Concert. Rossini: Overture to The Barberof Seville; Kleinsinger: Tubby the Tuba; Hampson:The Very Best Band; selection of Holiday favour·ites. David Bowser, conductor, Christine Caeca·vella, tuba & Sharon Hampson, narrator. GraceChurch on·the·Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416·628·9195. $ l 5(adult/sr), free (children under 12).- 3:00 & 8:00: Canadian Ballet Theatre.Tchaikovsky · Nutcracker. Vasily Vain on en,choreography; Bolshoi Ballet. set and costumes;Nadia Veselova Tencer, artistic director. WinterGarden Theatre, 189 Yonge Street. 416·872-5555. ,.l5n arn~deLJS Lydia Adams,ll!IJ cno,rConductor and Artistic DirectorWinning carols andChanukah songs fromour annual competition -settings of the Magnificatfrom two beloved composers,Eleanor Daley and Ruth Watson ...... ~,...Henderson - and special guestsThe Bach Children's Chorus, LindaBeaupre, director. The Season of Joy indeed!The Amadeus Choir • The Bach Children's ChorusEleanor Daley, Shawn Grenke, organ and pianoLydia Adams, Linda Beaupre, conductorsFriday, December 14th, 8:00 p.m. (Please note the day and time)Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 1585 Yonge StreetTickets: General AdmissionCall the Amadeus Choir: 416-446-0188Website: www.amadeuschoir.comStudent Rush Seats O (at the door only)Email: amachoir@idirect.comd b Canada Council B1fB Conseil des Arts~~}.~.~.~,. !.~~~,c~~.~ .. ~_i,! for the Arts ~ du CanadaDECEMBER 14, 2007"ALWAYS ON CHRISTMAS NIGHT THERE WAS MUSIC."And for Exultate, Christmas isn't Christmas withouta visit from our favourite raconteur Giles Bryant. Wewarm the dark winter night with songs and carols, andthe beloved Dylan Thomas tale of Christmases gone by.FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2007 AT B:00 P.M.SAINT THOMAS'S ANGLICAN CHURCH383 HURON STREET, TORONTODECEMB ER 1 2007 - FEBR UARY 7 2008 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 35

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