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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

... CONCERTS: Toronto

... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTA- 3:00: St. Michael's Choir School. AChristmas Celebration. See Dec 14.- 3:00: Willowdale Presbyterian ChurchConcert Series. Christmas Time is Here.Derrick Lewis, piano/organ; Meri Dolevski,clarinet/piano & other performers. Works byVince Guaraldi & other traditional Christmassongs. 38 Ellerslie Ave. 647·238-2921. ;$ lO(sr/st); (12 & under).- 4:00: Brass Conspiracy. The Gift of Brass.Works by Copland, Berlioz, Anderson, Gabrielli;new arrangements of Tchaikovsky; Christmasclassics & Stevie Wonder. St. Thomas Church,383 Huron St. 416-953-2176. ,(st).- 5:00: St. Elizabeth Scola CantorumChorus. Hungarian Christmas Concert. Hungarianmusic for the festive season. Erik Gero,conductor. St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church,432 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-971-9754.- 7:00: St. John's Latvian LutheranChurch. Music for Christmas. Works byEsenvalds, Handel, Parsons, Poulenc and others.St. John's Church Vocal Ensemble; Brigita Alks,conductor; Anite Gaide, organ; string ensemble.200 Balmoral Ave. 416-921-3327. ;(st); free (under 13).- 7:00: Toronto Singing Studio. CelebrationChoir. Seniors choir; Linda Eyman, music director;Barbara Ackerman, flute. Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. ;(sr/st).- 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7.- 7:30: Oakham House Choir. GloriousGlorias. Vivaldi: Gloria; Rutter: Gloria. Eunsil Choi,soprano; Margaret Maye, mezzo-soprano;Toronto Sinfonietta; Matthew Jaskiewicz, dir.Calvin Prebyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave, 416-214-0183, ext 13. (adv),,.- 7:30: Oakville Choral Society. A ChristmasFestival. Carols, readings and a sing-along.See Dec 14.- 7:30: Tallis Choir. Palestrina: High Mass forChristmas Day. Recreation of a high mass as itmight have been celebrated in 1607 Rome. PeterMahon, director. St. Patrick's Church, 141Mccaul St. 416-286-9798. ; (sr);(st).- 7:30: Toronto Chamber Choir. Christmaswith Bach and Buxtehude. Bach: Cantata 140"Sleepers Awake"; works by Schutz, Schein &Hassler. David Fallis, artistic director. ChristChuch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-763-1695. , .- 8:00: All the King's Voices. Joy to theWorld. Carols from Worcester Cathedral. Pleasecall to confirm Venue. 416-225-2255. ;(sr/st); (12 & under).- 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. Source andInspiration. See Oec.14.- 8:00: Bruno Cormier. Chantons Noel, aChristmas Recital. Bruno Cormier, baritone;Aurelie Cormier, mezzo-soprano; Edward Connell,piano; Forte· the Toronto Men's Chorus, specialguests. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 BloorSt. E. 416-963-5137. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs SymphonyOrchestra. Barnes: Hanuka Suite; Gijn: FiveDances for Orchestra and Dancers; Beethoven:Symphony No.3. Norman Reintamm, Peter vanGijn, conductors; L.van Gijn,choreography. P.C.Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. East. 416-879-5566. $ 25, , free (under 12).- 8:00: City of Brampton Concert Band.Christmas at the Rose. Seasonal favourites.Special guests: the Mayfield Singers; DarrylEaton, conductor. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane,Brampton. 895-874-2800.; (st/sr);(10 and under).- 8:00: Dr. Eugene Draw. Dr. Draw's AnnualHofliayCanadian Tour. lndie classical-fusion. MusicHall, 147 DanforthAve.416-778-8163. -.- 8:00: Emilie-Claire Barlow. WinterWonderland. Reg Schwager, guitar; NancyWalker, ~ano; Kelly Jefferson, tenor saxophone.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Healey Willan Singers. Ceremony ofCarols. Britten: A Ceremony of Carols and otherseasonal favourites. Ron Ka Ming Cheung, artisticdirector; John Stephenson, organ. Church of St.Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 8:00: Markham Theatre. The Nylons:Christmas Show. A concert of seasonal favourites.171Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469;866-768-8801. .- 8:00: Mississauga Choral Society/EdenUnited Bell Ringers. Ring Your Bells. BrotherHeinrich's Christmas & other seasonal music.Eden United Bell Ringers; John Barnum, conductor.Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive,Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -.- 8:00: Rogers Centre.Andre Rieu. Fullstadiumevent, celebration of classical music andthe arts. Skaters, ballet dancers, choir, JohannStrauss Orchestra. 1 Blue Jays Way. 416-872-1111. .50-4.50.- 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Academy Symphony Orchestra. ProgrammeTBA. RCM Concert Hall, 90 Croatia Street. 416-408-2824 x321. ;$ 5(sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Favourite Messiah. Handel: Messiah.Susie LeBlanc, soprano; Laura Pudwell, meuosoprano;Michael Schade, tenor; Stephen Morscheck,bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Niche-Cathedral· *BluffsSy_mphonyOrchestraSaturday, December 15, 2007 at 8pmGrnce Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd(Spadina Rd & St. Clair Ave W)Adult - , Senior/Student - , Child - 16-225-2255::. .:·,..~-- :. .,...._ ·.:,- ... ~ ~- . - --• ~-- _f5fcrrm~an HemtammPrincipal ConductorHans van Gijn:11Kaleidoscope - a Ballet"8 p.m. Saturday, December 15thP.C. Ho Theatre • Chinese Cultural Centre5183 Sheppard Avenue EastFor tickets call: 416 879 5566to rontda rtsbo u nci IA n a rm ' s l ongth body ot lho C,ty o f To r onto3DECEMBE R 1 2007 - F EB RUARY 7 2008

las Kraemer, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-5934828. -.- 8:00: Voxworks. Winter Words. Church ofSt. Wilfrid, 1315 Kipling Ave. 416-769-0111.. See Dec. 14.- 8:00: Windmill Theatre Productions.Music fora Time of Joy. See Dec. 14.Sunday December 16- 10:30am: Asbury and West UnitedChurch. A Festival of Carols. Music celebratingthe Christmas season. Thomas Schadl, musicdirector. 3180 Bathurst St. 416-783-6503. Free.- 11 :OOam & 2:00: Solar Stage Children'sTheatre. The Beat Brothers. A musical mixtureof jazz, blues, world beat & soul. 1 OD UpperMadison Ave. 416-368-8031 . $13.- 12:00: Derek Macrae. Guitar SoloConcert. See Dec 2.- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts - The Strandzas. Male a cappellaensemble. McMichael Gallery, 10365 IslingtonAvenue, Kleinburg. 905-893-1121/888-213·1121. Free w gallery admission.- 2:00 & 7:30: John McDermott.JohnMcDermott and Friends -A Family ChristmasShow. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 KingSt.W. 800-461 -3333. -. See Dec 1.- 2:30: Taiwanese United Church ofToronto. Advent & Carol Service. Choirs fromGlorious GloriasGloria - Antonio V ivaldiGloria - John RutterOakh a m House Choir of Ry erson UniversityMatthew Jaskiewicz, DirectorToronto Sinfon iettaEunsil Choi, Soprano - Ma rgaret l'daye, Mezzo-sopranoSaturd ay, Dec. 15, 2 007, 7:30 pm, Calvin Presbyterian Church26 Delisle Ave. (west off Yonge, 1 block north of St.Clair)Tickets: in advance; at the door; studentsFor ti ckets or information, please call 416-214-0 183 x13A._ TORONTO CHILDREN'S CHORUS~ii> Elise Bradley, Artistic DirectorSINCE 1978A Chorus Christmas:Seasonal SongsSaturday December 15, 2007Concert at 2:00 pm (Carols at 1:15 pm)Roy Thomson Hall60 Simcoe StreetConducted by Artistic Director Elise Bradleywith Carole Anderson and Teri Dunn, thiscelebrated annual concert will be an event toremember!Showcasing all TCC choirs plus TCC Alumni,this concert features your holiday favourites,as well as works by David Willcocks, RalphVaughan Williams,John Rutter and more.Guest artists include Russell Hartenberger(percussion), Judy Loman (harp), Mary CarolNugent (viola), Giles Tomkins (bass-baritone),Leonie Wall (flute), Winona Zelenka (cello) andTrue North Brass.four Taiwanese churches across Toronto;Taiwanese Youth Orchestra.Taylor Sullivan,music director. Newtonbrook United Church, 53Cummer Ave. 416-773-7183. Free.- 3:00: Canadian Ballet Theatre. Tchaikovsky·Nutcracker. See Dec. 15.- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. MooredaleYouth Orchestra. Rosedale Heights School, 711 BloorSt. East. 416-922-3714 x 103. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Toronto Philharmonia. Christmas inVienna. Carols and orchestral works. St.Michael's Boys Choir; Kerry Stratton,conductor.George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre For the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-11111416-870-8000. -, - (sr).- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Toronto's Favourite Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall.See Dec 15.- 4:00: Hazel Walker. Jazz Vespers. Musicfrom the Xmas CD 'On This Quiet Night'. HazelWalker, vocal; Graham Howes, piano; PaulNovotny, bass & John MacMurchy, saxophone.St. Philip's Church, 25 St. Philip's Road, Etobicoke.416-255-6266.- 4:00: Humbercrest United Church. OneHour of Beauty: Finding Peace in an Aching World.A service of carols and candlelight. Vivaldi: Gloria.Melvin J. Hurst, musical director. 16 Baby PointRoad.416-767-6122. Free will offering.- 4:00: St. Andrew's Church. lessons andCarols for Christmas. Music by Poulenc, Halley,Chatman, & Poston. St. Andrew's Choir; DanielBickle, conductor. 75 Simcoe Street. 416-593-5600. Offering for Boarding Homes Ministry.- 4:00: St. Giles-Kingsway PresbyterianChurch. Festival of Carols & Candles. 15Lambeth Road. 416-233-8591. Freewill offering.-4:00: St. James' Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series· Elizabeth Gault, soprano. 65Church Street. 416-364-7865. Free.- 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 7.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. ChristmasJazz Vespers -Barlow Brass & Drums. BrianO'Kane & Chase Sanborn, trumpet; Russ Little &Toronto Chamber Choir40th SeasonDavid Fallis, Directorehristmas with Each ~ EuxtehudeSaturday, December 15, 2007 at 7:30 pmTCC honours the 300th anniversary of Buxtehude's death withthree of his delightful cantatas - plus Bach and Praetorius.Soloists Michele DeBoer and Jason Nedecky.Join us afterwards for carols and good cheer!Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 pmChrist Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.For Tickets call 416-763-1695or order online: www.torontochamberchoir.caBIB Canada Councll Conselldes Arts tAi\. ONTARIOART S COUNClL torontdartsbounc i l© !or the Arts du Ca nada 'M CONSER DES ARTS OEL:ONTARIO An a,m·, 1eng1h boe Cily o! To rontoll THE TORONTO SINGING STUDIO~Linda Ey•!':A"l Music Directorpre§_ents·the.,.,, '£' _11- b :· . C f"'L - i; · -"-·t0e1e ~ 'PatloH- ti t11b1r.---- ' ~~;9~t;'s. newest se~ sl choi~---..' ...

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