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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

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H'rr E John BarnumC:?':7~&CCV.j,-M1ss1ssAuc• Music Director I ConductorSaturday, February 9, 2008 at 8 PM1'··· Mississauga Symphony OrchestraJohn Barnum Conductorg. 6 Percussion is certainly the centre pieceof this eclectic concert thatfeatures the dynamic TorQ PercussionEnsemble & includes Ager's Premierefor Percussion Soli; Berlioz' SymphonieFantastique (An Episode in the Life of anArtist), Op. 14; Khachaturian's SabreDance & Mozart's Sonata KV 331(Turkish March)~JjO ~f~tf'lSaturday, February 23, 2008 at 8 PMMississauga SinfoniaJohn Barnum ConductorRuth Fazal ViolinShowcasing Concertmaster RuthFazal's flair for style & melody & hersublime playing. Featured are RonRoyer's Fantasy; Elgar's Salut d'amourfor Violin & Piano, Op. 12 & Chansonde nuit; Mozart's Symphony No. 40 inG minor, KV 550; Ravel's Introductionand Allegro For Harp, Flute, Clarinetand String Quartet & Rossini's II SignorBruschino OvertureHammerson HallLiving Arts Centre, MississaugaTickets on Sale Now! & I Students Living Arts Centre Box Office(905 )306-6000vvww.mississaugasymphony.com07 I 08 Season 4-ConcertFlexi-Packs still on sale!Info: (905) 615-4401...... Kitchener-WaterlooChamber OrchestraGraham Coles, Music Director23rd Season presented by ] Canada Trust /J11Hic.VIOLA AND STRINGSSHARON WEI, ViolaMusic by Beck, Hameric k, Juon, Polios & TelemannSaturday, February 2, 2008 at 8:00 pmMaureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University, WaterlooFor ticket information and program details go to: www.leNchomberorchestro.co48 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COMCONCERTLISTINGSBeyondthe GTAIn this issue:Ajax, Alliston, Ancaster,Aurora, Barrie, Brantford,Brockville, Burlington,Cambridge, Campbellville,Cobourg, Dundas, Elora,Georgetown, Gravenhurst,Guelph, Hamilton,Kingston, Kitchener,Lindsay, London, Midland,Newmarket, Niagara Falls,Niagara-on-the-Lake,Orillia, Oshawa, Ottawa,Owen Sound, Parry Sound,Peterborough, Picton, PortHope, Sault Ste. Marie, St.Catharines, Stouffville,WaterlooConcerts Toronto & NearbyPAGE24Music Theatre/Opera/DancePAGE 52Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 52Announcements/Workshops/EtceteraPAGE54Performers and repertoirechange! Events aresometimes postponed orcancelled. Call ahead toconfirm details withpresenters.Beyond GT A: Saturday December O 1- 9: 15am, 10: 15am, 11: 15am: Kitchener­Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Kinderconcerts2: Special Gifts/Tony Christie, cello. Centrein The Square Lobby, 101 Queen St. N. Kitchener.519-578-1570. .- 2:00 & 7:00: John McDermott JohnMcDermott and Friends -A Family ChristmasShow. Colin Mochrie, comedy; Ron Sexsmith,singer/songwriter, Giorgia Fumanti, soprano;Allison Gircan, vocal; Pavlo, guitar/vocal. SandersonCentre for the Perfom1ing Arts, 88 DalhousieSt. Brantford. 800-265-0710. .- 2:00 & 7:30: Marquee Productions.Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres.Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (under12 & over 60).- 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Children'sChoir. Christmas Concert. Susan Watt & RobertWilkie, co-conductors. St. Aloysius Church, 11Traynor Ave. Kitchener. 519-578-1570/800-265-8977. .- 7:30: Guelph Youth Singers. ChristmasConcert -It's Snow. Annual seasonal concert.Linda Beaupre, music director. Main Stage, RiverRun Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-763-3000. ; (sr/st); (eyeGO w ID).- 7:30: Serenata Choir. Messiah. JessicaLalonde, soprano; Nina Scott-Stoddart, contralto;Charles Fowler, tenor; Ross Darlington, bass;Blair Bailey, harpsichord; Gary Heard, conductor.St. Paul's United Church, 308 King St. Midland.1-866-461-1830. ; (st).- 8:00: Bravado! Show Choir. FavouriteThings: Chtistmas with Bravado. Seasonalfavourites from classics to jazz. Scott Boyer,conductor. Collier St. United Church, 112 CollierSt. Barrie. 705-728-7828. $ 20.- 8:00: Candlelight Concerts. Christmaswith Arcady! Christmas Music of Ronald Beckett.Original holiday-inspired pieces and reimaginedChristmas classics. Lucy-Ana Gaston &Paul Earle, violin; Carolyn Stronks-Zeyl, flute;Natasha Campbell & Marion Samuel-Stevens,soprano; Shawn Oakes, tenor; Ronald Beckett,director/composer. Nassagaweya PresbyterianChurch, 3097-15th Side Rd. Campbellville.519-837-2044. .- 8:00: Gibson Centre/Alenbe Theatre.Crossing Delancey. Romantic comedy/musical.63 Tupper Street West, Alliston. 705-435-2828 x22. .- 8:00: Grand River Chorus. Christmas withThe Grand River Chorus. Concert including carolsing & songs from our first CD. StephanieKramer, soprano; Richard Cunningham, director.Wesley United Church, 69 Superior St., Brantford.519-759-7885. Call for ticket prices.- 8:00: Harlequin Singers. ChristmasCabaret Concert. John Packer, director. DruryLane Theatre, 2269 New St., Burlington. 905-637-3979. .- 8:00: John Laing Singers. A Garland ofCarols. Christmas carol & new collections.Central Presbyterian Church, 165 Charlton AveW. Hamilton. 905-628-5238/877-628-5238.; (sr/st).- 8:00: Kawartha Jazz Society. GeneDiNovi Generations Trio. Gene DiNovi, piano; NeilSwainson, bass & Andrew Scott, guitar. MarketHall, 336 George St. Peterborough. 705-743-8750. (door); (adv); O(st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Pops 3: The Magic of Mark DuBois.Brian Jackson, conductor. Centre in The Square,101 Queen St. N. Kitchener. 519-578-1570.-; (st/children).- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Annette-Barbara Vogel and Paulina Zamora. Aprogram of women composers including Smyth:violin sonata. Annette-Barbara Vogel, violin;Paulina Zamora, piano. Von Kuster Hall, DonWright Faculty of Music, University of WesternOntario, London. 519-661-2043. Free.- 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Frenchand Bel Canto Opera Highlights. Arias, duets &orchestral works by Massenet, Bizet, Bellini,Puccini, Donizetti, Rossini & others. GiovannaCarini & Katie Murphy, sopranos; RomuloDelgade, tenor, Paul Weston, guest conductor.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., Aurora.416-410-0860. ; (sr/st); (12, under).Beyond GTA: Sunday December 02- 2:00: Achill Choral Society. The SilverSounds of Christmas. Wood: On this Day EarthShall Ring (cantata) & other music. A. Dale Wood,director. Christ Church, Mytham Rd, Little Lever,DECEMBERl 2007 - FEBRUARY 7 2008

Bolton. 519-925-3765. .- 2:00: Gibson Centre/Alenbe Theatre.Crossing Delancey. Alliston. See Dec. 1.- 2:00: Marquee Productions. Joseph andthe Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. Newmarket.See Dec 1.- 2:30: John McDermott. John McDermottand Friends· A Family Christmas Show. SeanO'Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, St Catharines.SOLD OUT. See Dec 1.- 2:30: Mohawk College Singers. Gloria! ·A Christmas Celebration. David Holler, director;Cecile Desrosiers, piano. St. Mark's AnglicanChurch, 41 Byron St., Niagara-on-the-Lake.905-526-7938. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Patricia Dydnansky, flute. Recital.Works by Schubert, JS Bach, Ian Clarke &Dutilleux. Dr. Erika Reiman, piano. MacNeillBaptist Church, 1145 King Street West, Hamilton.905-308-9053. Free will offering.- 3:00: Symphony Hamilton. To the NorthPole: A Family Christmas Festival Anderson: AChristmas Festival; Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in g;Haydn: Trumpet Concerto; Adam: Cantique deNoel; Franck: Panis Angelicus. Sabatino Vacca,guest conductor; Jeremy Trainor, violin; AdamZinatelli, trumpet. Royal Botanical Gardens, 680Plains Rd., w_ Burlington. 905-526-6690.Adv: ; (sr/st); (eh); door: ; (sr/st): (ch)- 3:00: Wellington Winds. Fairy Tales andChristmas legends. Ted Follows, narrator;Michael Purves-Smith, conductor. St. Peter'sLutheran Church, 810 King St. E, Cambridge.519-669-4409/519-579-3097. -.Beyond GT A: Tuesday December 04- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Les Choristes and Chorale. Talbot Theatre,University of Western Ontario, London. 519-661 -2043. Free.- 7:30: River Run Centre. The Songbird Cate.Local acoustic singer/songwriters. Co-operatorsHall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000,800-520-2408. .- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Christmas Concert. Music of the 17th- and 18thcenturiesperformed with period instruments.Thames Scholars and Early Music Studio. St.Peter's Seminary Chapel, 1040 Waterloo Street,London. 519-679-8 778. ; _Beyond GTA: Wednesday December 05- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Joyous Sounds. St. Cecilia Singers and UWOe-1?"""(./ !~~!~ersSingers. von Kuster Hall, Don Wright Faculty ofMusic, University of Western Ontario, London.519-661 -2043. Free.- 2:00: Galaxy All-Star Orchestra. Big BandChristmas Show. Music of Glenn Miller, TommyDorsey, Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole;Christmas carols. Eddie Graf, band leader; RossWooldridge, Russ Little, Laurie Bower, JohnnyLiddle and many others. Sanderson Centre for thePerforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Brantford.519-758-8090/ 416-861 -0288. .Beyond GTA: Thursday December 06- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. A Thousand Twangling Voices.Lussier: Fanfare for trumpet and bassoon; Weber:Romance for bassoon and piano; Boismortier: Duofor como and bassoon; Beethoven: Variations on aTheme of Mozart for bassoon and piano; Hoffman:Miniatures for solo trumpet. Guy Few,trumpet & Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon.KW CMS music room, 57 Young St. West,Waterloo. 519-886-1673. -.Beyond GTA: Friday December 07- 7:00: Port Hope Festival Theatre.Cinderella. Fractured fairy tale for the entirefamily. Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St. PortHope. 905-885-1071, 800-434-5092. ;(sr); $13(st). For complete run see musictheatre listings- 7:30: Cellar Singers. Christmas Concert.Henderson: The Last Straw and a variety ofChristmas selections. Albert Greer, director.Trinity United Church, 290 Muskoka Rd., N.Gravenhurst. 705-645-4273. -.- 7:30: John McDermott.John McDermottand Friends. Gryphon Theatre, 1 Georgian Dr.Barrie. 705-728-4613. .50. See Dec 1.- 7:30: Kingston Symphony. Hallelujah!Handel: Messiah. Glen Fast, conductor; JennieSuch, soprano; Mia Lennox-Williams, mezzosoprano; Michael Colvin, tenor; Bruce Kelly,baritone. St. Geo11Je's Cathedral, 270 King St. E.Kingston. 613-530-2050. ; (sr);(stl; $ lD(ch)_- 7:30: Perimeter Institute. Classical WorldArtists Series-Emanuel Ax, piano. 31 CarolineSt. North. Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ;(st with ID).- 8:00: Angele Dubeau and La Pieta. 1DthAnniversary Tour. Works by Saint-Saens. Glick,Morricone, Piazzolla, De Falla, Brahms, Liszt,Enescu & Heidrich. St. Matthew's Church,Ottawa. 613-234-4024.The MessiahSunday, Dec. 9 at 3 PM, Knox Church, EloraThe Festival of Carols=-----:: _ Thursday, Dec. 20 at 5 & 8 PMSaturday, Dec. 22 at 5 & 8 PM, St. John's Church, EloraMade in CanadaSunday, Jan. 20 at 3 PM, St. John's Church, EloraPurcell's Dido and AeneasSunday, March 2 at 3 PM, Knox Church, EloraAnnual Benefit Concert and ReceptionSunday, March 30 at 3 PM, Knox Church, EloraRomantic FourFriday, April 25 at 7:30 PM, Knox Church, EloraSunday, April 27 at 3 PM, Glenn Gould Studio, TorontoFor tickets and information, call 519·846·0331 or 1·888·747·7550www.elorafesti mD ECEMBE R 1 2007 - F EBRUARY 7 2008WWW, TH EWHOLENOTE,COM- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Signature 3. Peter Lieberson: Fire;Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 in b; Elgar:Enigma Variations. James Judd, conductor; KarenGomyo, violin. Centre in the Square, 101 QueenStreet North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570. -; (st/ch).- 8:00: Millpond Centre. Christmas Jazz1 - Ouartet Featuring Russ little. 106 VictoriaSt. W. Alliston. 705-435-3092. . dinner optional at 6pm.- 8:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Society.Bach and Beyond. Alfred Schnittke: Quintet; J.S.Bach: Double Concerto in c, BWV 1060; Mendelssohn:Octet in E flat, Op.20, leggierissimo;Janitsch: 0 Haupt voll Blut und Wunden; J.S.Bach: Concerto in a, BWV 1041. Moderntimes1800; Andreas Helm, oboe; Ilia Korol, PiroskaBatori, David Drabek & Jan Krigovsky, violin. St.Andrews Presbyterian Church, 82 Kent St.,Ottawa. 613-234-8008. ; (st).- 8:00: Regent Theatre. Carpe Diem StringEnsemble. Christmas favourites. 226 Main St.Picton. 613476-8416 x28 .- 8:00: Sharron Matthews. Sharron'sChristmas Party! Songs that celebrate theseason. Westside Concert Theatre, 434 KingStreet West, Hamilton. 905-777-9777. .Be ond GT A: Saturda December 08- 7:30: Chorus Niagara.Christmas Joy -AFestive Showcase of Seasonal Delights. ChorusNiagara Children's Choir; Robert Cooper, TimothyMarrie, conductors; Lynne Honsberger, accompanist;Talisker Players. The Cathedral ofSt.Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street,StCatharines. 905-688-5550, ext. 3257.;(sr);(st).- 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Deck the Hall..Again! Seasonal favourites.James Sommerville, conductor. Hamilton Place,1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526-7756.-; -(sr); O(st);(ch).- 7:30: Lindsay Concert Foundation.AntonKuerti, piano. Glenn Crombie Theatre, Sir Sand·ford Fleming College, Albert Street South,Lindsay. 705-878-5625. ; .- 7:30: Oriana Singers. The Gift. LauraPu dwell, mezzo; Concert Band of Cobourg. TrinityUnited Church, 15 Chapel St., Cobourg_ 905-372-2210. ; (sr/st); (under 12).- 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir.Christmas Concert -Cyngerdd Nadolig. DeannaHendriks, soprano. J. Clarke Richardson/NotreDame Community Theatre, 1355 Harvvood Ave.North, Ajax. 905-683-9739. . Fundraiserfor Rouge Valley Health System Foundation.- 8:00: Georgian Bay Symphony. ChristmasAt The Symphony. Hallelujah Chorus and otherseasonal pieces. Vocal group Cricket. Centre forthe Arts, DSCVI Auditorium, 1550 8th St. E.Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. ; (sr/st);(12 & under); eyeGD.- 8:00: John McDermott. John McDermottand Friends. Charles W. Stockey Centre for thePerforming Arts, 2 Bay St. Parry Sound. 877-746-4466. ; (sr/st). See Dec 1.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Signature 3. Kitchener. See Dec 7.- 8:00: Millpond Centre. Christmas Jazz 2- 23rd Year of an Alliston Tradition. 106Victoria St. W. Alliston. 705-435-3092. . dinner optional at 6pm.- 8:00: Port Hope Friends of Music.ExultateChamber Singers. Thomas: A Child'sChristmas in Wales, with Welsh carols; Dupre:Variations on a Noel for Organ. Port Hope United

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