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Volume 14 - Issue 4 - December 2008

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto

... 1: CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAMonday December 22- 2:00 & 8:00: A.C.T. Productions. PlaidTidings. See Dec. 21.- 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story: Nativity Pageant. See Dec12.Tuesday December 23- 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story: Nativity Pageant. See Dec12.- 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. The CanadianBrass. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. .50-.50.Wednesday December 24- 11 :30am: Toronto Mass Choir. ChristmasChoral Concert. Karen Burke, musicdirector. Old City Hall, 100 Queen St.West.416-392-4674. Free.- 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story: Nativity Pageant. See Dec12.- 5:00: Metropolitan United Church.Christmas@ Dueen. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.Friday December 26- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheBird Seller (Der Voge/handler). Zeller. MiriamKhalil (Empress Marie); Keith Klassen (Stani·slaus); Allison Angelo (Christel); JamesMclennan (Adam); Guillermo Silva-Marin,director; Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mai·lett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723/800-708-6754. -. Also Dec 27,28, 31, Jan 2, 3, 4.Saturday December 27- 6:30: Vocal School of Larissa Stilmachenko.Opera Class Students. Arias fromCarmen, Cinderella, Eugene Onegin, Marriageof Figaro, and more. Humbercrest UnitedChurch, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416-766-6478. (suggested donation).- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. The BirdSeller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec. 26.- 8:00: True North ICBC Radio 2. GreatCanadian Songbook. Holiday concert featuringMurray McLauchlan, Stephen Fearing,Catherine Maclellan and Paul Ouarrington.The Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 416-870-8000. .50.Sunday December 28- 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheBird Seller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec. 26.- 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Bravissimo: Opera's Greatest Hits. Excerptsfrom Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Nabucco, LaTraviata, La Boheme and more. Akiko Nakajima,soprano; Marc Hervieux, tenor; DarioSchmunck, tenor; Lucas Meachem, baritone;Nancy Fabiola, mezzo; Opera Canada Sympho·ny; Giovanni Reggioli, conductor. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $ 75-5.Tuesday December 30- 1 :00 & 7:00: Show One Productions.Aga Boom! Bluma Appel Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre, 27 Front St. E. 416-737-6785.-.Wednesday December 31- 1 :00: Show One Productions. Aga Boom!See Dec. 30.- 2:00: Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall.The Coronation of a King. Tribute to BennyGoodman. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-8 72-4255. -.Saturday January 03- 1 :00 & 7:00: Show One Productions.Aga Boom! See Dec. 30.- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheBird Seller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec 26.Sunday January 04- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. PatCollins, jazz ensemble. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. The BirdSeller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec.26.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers:Ted Duin/an Duarte!. Ted Quinlan, guitar;Brian Dickinson, piano; Kieran Overs,bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 1570 Yonge St.416-920-5211. Free will donation.Tuesday January 06- 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class. Studentperformers. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744.Free.- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: New Music byYoung Composers. Original compositions byyoung composers from the studio of DavidMott. Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 ext 22926. Free.- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. The Bird - 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music at Mid-Seller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec. 26. day Series. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865. Free.Thursday January 01Wednesday January 07- 2:00: Musicians in Ordinary. A NewYear's Day Concert: Viennese Baroque Music. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistWorks by Vivaldi, Conti and others. Hallie Church. Noonhour Recital. Eric Osborne, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; guest:Christopher Verrette, violin. Heliconian Hall,Thursday January 0835 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. -.- 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Salute to Vienna. Szusza Kalocsai, soprano;Daniel Vadaz, tenor; dancers from BudapestBallet; Guido Mancusi, conductor. Roy Thom·son Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -5.Friday January 02-1:00 & 7:00: Show One Productions.Aga Boom! See Dec. 30.- 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. TheBird Seller (Der Voge/handler). See Dec.26.- 12: 10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon. Music by Cana di·an women composers of the 20th and 21 stcenturies. Patricia Green, mezzo; Midori Koga,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Patricia Wright, organ. 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Sounds ofOur Time. TorO, Christos Hatzis and friends.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.Friday January 09- 8:00 to 11 :30: York University Dept ofMusic. lmprov Soiree. An evening of improvisationin a participatory "open mike" setup,hosted by the improv studios of CaseySokol. Performers and observers welcome.Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 AccoladeEast, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.Saturday January 10- 7:30. Toronto Gilbert and Sullivan Society.G&S Songfest. St. Andrew's Church,117 Bloor E. 416-763-0832. .- 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. CelebratingBeethoven. Creatures of Prometheus OvertureOp.43; Triple Concerto Op.56; SymphonyNo.2 Op.36. Michael Esch, piano; Joyce Lai,violin; Andras Weber, cello; Tak Ng Lai, conductor.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.National Arts Centre Orchestra. Beethoven:Symphony No.5; Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3K.216. Pinchas Zukerman, conductor & violinist.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. 7: 15: pre-concert chat.Sunday January 11- 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music andTruffles - The Snow Dueen. T okai StringQuartet; Alon Nashman, actor. MacMillanTheatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen's Park. 416-587 · 9411. .- 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Gala Concert·Kuerti vs. Kuerti. Mendelssohn: Capriccio Bril·liante; Piano Concerto in g; Beethoven, Sym·phony No.8. Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra;Julian Kuerti, conductor; Anton Kuerti, piano.MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80Queen's Park. 416-587-9411. ; (sr/st).- 3:00: Tryptych Productions. A Tale ofTwo Tenors. From the Beatles and Paul Simonto music theatre and opera. Edward Frankoand Lenard Whiting, tenors; Brett Kingsbury,piano. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-763-5066. $ 25THEMUSICIANSIN ORDINARYFOR 'l'HE LU'I'ES AND VOICESCanadian SinfoniettaCelebrating BeethovenSaturday January 10 at 8 pmGlenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St W.FeaturingMichael Esch, Joyce Lai andAndras WeberJAN. or-2009 z:oorMA NEW YEARS DAY CONCERTViennese Baroque MusicCantatas and sonatas by Vivaldi, Conti and Caldara. With guestsChristopher Verrette, Baroque violin, and Sara Anne Churchill, Harpsichord.Hollie Fishel si ngs an d John Edwards ploys theorbo and orchlute.WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

- 3:30: Vesnivka Choir. Ukrainian ChristmasConcert. Guest: Toronto Ukrainian MaleChamber Choir. Islington United Church, 25Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-246-9880/416-763-2197. ; .- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. Twilight RecitalSeries. Works by Bach, Franck, andAger. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865. Free.Monday January 12-:10: University o!Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class. Handel'sEsther presented by the Oratorio EnsemblesClass. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: Associates of the TSO. Five SmallConcerts: Trio Arkel. Schubert: Trio No.1 inB flat 0581; Schnittke: Trio (1985);Beethoven: Trio Op. 9 No.2 in c. MarieBerard, violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka,cello. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-485-2717. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Jazz FM.91 . Sound of Jazz. BenSidran, jazz pianist. Old Mill Inn, 21 Old MillRd. 416-595-0404 x258. ; (students).Tuesday January 13- 1 :00: St. James Cathedral. Music atMidday Series. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865. Free.- 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Sounds of Our Time. Student corn·posers concert. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 7:30: York University Department ofMusic. Faculty Concert Series: Al HendersonSeptet. Original compositions. Al Henderson,ssociates of th~Tot ontoSymphonyO hestrabass; Pat Labarbera, saxophones & flute;Alex Dean, saxophones, oboe, flute, bassclarinet; Matt Brubeck, Mark Chambers,cello; Richard Whiteman, piano; BarryRomberg, drums. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; (st).Wednesday January 14- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. Noonhour Recital. Andrew Ager,organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Afterworks Series: Jupiter Symphony. Mozart:Suite from Les Petits Riens; Piano ConcertoNo. 24 in c; Symphony No.41. RobertLevin, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-.Thursday January 15- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Dance Series: A Triple Threat Cabaret. Recentgraduates from the Randolph Academyfor the Performing Arts. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.W. 416-363-8231. Free.- 12: 10: University oil oronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon - Flute, violaand percussion. Works by Bach, Ravel,Luedeke, Colgrass, Parker. John Rudolph,percussion; Kathleen Rudolph, flute; TheresaRudolph-Koczo, viola. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Emma Elkinson, flute; FionaJane Wood, piano. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.ivePresentTrio Arkelm{l/fMonday, January 12, 2009 7:30 pmF. Schubert - Trio #1, B flat, D581A. Schnittke - Trio (1985)L. van Beethoven-Trio Op. 9, #2, c minorMarie Berard, violinTeng Li, violaWinona Zelenka, celloTrinity-St. Paul's Centre427 Bloor Street West, TorontoTickets Sen/Stu ; Reg .00; Elem. Stu For tickets call 416-485-2717www .associates-tso.org- 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical GuitarRecital. Young musicians from the studio ofWilliam Beauvais. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.- 8:00: Music Toronto. Oarrett Zusko, piano.Schubert: Allegretto in c D.915; Sonatain G 0894; Morawetz: Fantasy, Elegy andToccata; Scriabin: Sonata No.9 Op.68"Black Mass"; Bart6k: Out of Doors Suite.Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centrefor the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723.; (st; accompanying adult pays halfprice); pay your age (18-35).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Jupiter Symphony. See Jan.14. -5.Friday January 16- 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jerry Spring·er - The Opera. Thomas. Byron Rouse (JerrySpringer); Richard Ouzunian, director; LillyLing, Musical Director. University of Toronto,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. ;(sr/st). Also Jan. 17, 21-24, 28-31.- 8:00: Lula Lounge. Autorickshaw & PendereckiString Ouartet · In Concert. 1585 DundasSt. W. 416-588-0307. . (Doors at7:00.)Saturday January 17- 7:30: Church of St. Mary Magdelene.Music for Women's Voices. Works by Hildegardof Bingen, Bridget of Sweden, Leonin,Dulay, also Gregorian chant. ScholaMagdalena. Church of St Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Pay whatyou can at the door.- 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Fantasy. Overture to Cosi fan T utte;Sinfonia Concertante for Winds; Piano ConcertoNo.20. Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; JoaquinValdepenas, clarinet; Neil Deland, horn;Michael Sweeney, bassoon; Robert Levin,piano; Peter Dundjian, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-.- 8:00: New Music Concerts. Duo Diorama.Carter: Duo for Violin and Piano; Austin:Three Translations I; Current: Affulgatsol omnibus animalibus; Sheng: The StreamFlows; Balter: Re: (No Subject) I; Melby:Concerto for Violin, Piano and Computer.Minghuan Xu, violin; Winston Choi, piano.Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-961 -9594.; (sr/arts workers); O(st). 7: 15: preconcertchat.- 8: 00: Opera by Request. Coffee Cantata!II Tabarro double-bill. Bach/Puccini. FrancisDomingue, tenor (Narrator); Henry Irwin,baritone (Schlendrian); Lindsay Michael,soprano (Lieschen); Nadine Guertin, soprano(Georgetta); Henry Irwin, baritone (Michele);Edward Franko, tenor (Luigi); Anna Belikova,mezzo (Frugola); Robert Owen, tenor (Tinca);Andrew Tam, baritone (T alpa). CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416455-2365. .Sunday January 18- 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Abbey's Meltdown. 10365 Islington Ave.,Kleinburg. 905-893-11 21. ; (sr/st).- 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music.Great Artists Series: Monica Whicher, soprano;Liz Upchurch, piano. Art-song recital.Mazzoleni Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824x321. ; (st).- 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mozart Fantasy. See Jan. 17.- 3:00: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. ASimple Song. Music by Jewish composerswith a local Klezmer band. Susan Suchard,Laura Menard, conductors. Trinity-St. Paul'sCentre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-788-8482.; (st). See ad next page.- 4:00: St. James Cathedral. Twilight RecitalSeries. Works by Bach, Couperin, andLanglais. Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865. Free.- 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. JazzVespers: Nancy Walker Trio. Nancy Walker,piano; Kieran Overs, bass; Brian Barlow,drums. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-52 11. Freewill donation.- 8:00: Ashkenaz Foundation. CD release:'Taibele and Her Demon."The 1.8. Singerstory with a Toronto jazz and klezmer band;Lorie Wolf, percussion and conductor. AlGreen Theatre, Miles Nadal Jewish Commu-D ECEMBER 1 2008 - FEBRUARY 7 2009WWW, T HEWHO LENOTE.COM41

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