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Volume 14 - Issue 4 - December 2008

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... 1: CONCERTS: GTAorgan. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922· 1167. Free.- 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Fidelio.See Jan 24.Thursday February 05- 12: 10: University ofToronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon - Music and Poetry.Che Anne Loewen, piano; Eric Domville,speaker. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.- 12:15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Performer TBA. 56 QueenSt. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 7:30: COC. Rusalka. See Jan 31.- 7:30: York University Dept. of Music.Ba/lake Sissoko. Solo kora performance.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, AccoladeEast, 4700 Keele St.416-736·5888. ; 15(st).Music TORONTO- 8:00: Music Toronto. Cecilia Quartet.Programme includes Haydn: String Quartetin B flat Op.76 No.4 "Sunrise"; Brahms: Sextetin G. Guests: Marina Hoover, cello; Hsin·Yun Huang, viola. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723. ·; (st; accompanyingadult pays half price); pay your age (18-35).- 8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. legendaryFavourites. Burry: Orchestra Suite from "TheHobbit"; Glazunov: Violin Concerto; Kodaly:Harry Janos Suite. Lance Elbeck, violin; KerryStratton, conductor. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040YongeSt.416-872-1111. -; -(students); ·(seniors).Friday February 06- 12:30: York University Dept of Music.Music at Middar Oo la la! Recital featuringFrench melodies, performed by singers fromthe studios of Catherine Robbin, StephanieBogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan, JanetObermeyer, Karen Rymal. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416-736-21 DO ext 22926. Free.- 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music. FacultyArtist Series - French Chamber Music. Chausson:Piano Quartet; Faure: Piano Quartet.Jacques lsraelievitch, violin; Teng Li, viola;Shauna Rolston, cello; Henri-Paul Sicsic, pi·ano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ; (srlst).- 7:30 York University Department ofMusic. The Evolution of Gospel Music -Works by Andrae Crouch, Sam Cook, JamesCleveland. York U Gospel Choir; Toronto MassChoir; Karen Burke, director. CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736·5888. ; O(st).- 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. Breathless. Chin:Double Concerto; Louie: Infinite Sky withBirds; Rea: Figures hatives; Ades: Three Studiesfrom Couperin. Ryan Scott, percussion;David Swan, piano; Marie Berard, violin; AlexPauk, artistic director. Jane Mallett Theatre,27 Front St. E. 416-366-6754. ; (sr);(st). 7:15: Pre·concert talk.- 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. The Glory of BaroqueConcerti. Bach: Concerto for Two Vio·lins; Tartini: Cello Concerto in A; Royer: ViolaConcerto (premiere); Vivaldi: Concerto for TwoViolins in A; Vitali (arr. Respighi): Chaconne forViolin and Orchestra. Nurhan Arman, conduc·tor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-499·0403. ; (sr); (st &16-29 years).- 8:00-11 :30: York University Dept of Mu·sic. lmprov Soiree. An evening of improvisa·lion in an "open mike" set-up, hosted by theimprov studios of Casey Sokol. Sterling Beck·with Studio, 235 Accolade East, YU, 4700Keele St. 416- 736-21 DO ext 22926. Free.Experience the genius ofHandel's finestBaroque Trio Sonatas.Rona Goldensher, violinon period Nicolai Tarasov, oboeinstrumetsPaul Jenkins, organLaura Jones, viola da gambaSaturday February 07- 2:30 & 7:00: Amadeus Choir. A CelticCelebration. Lydia Adams, conductor; guests:Kettle's On (Celtic Band); Christopher Mac·Donald (fiddler); Highland Dancers. TorontoBotanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Ave. E.,416·446-0188. ; (srlst).- 4:30: COC. Fidelio. See Jan 24.- 7:00: York University Invitational Festivalof Bands. GTA's Finest. Grade nine andten high school bands. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 KeeleSt. 416-736-21 DO x22926. Free.aarnaaeusli!I.I cnoirLYDIA ADAMS,Conductor & Artistic Director- 7:30: Metropolitan United Church. Sideby Side by Sinclair - A Musical Celebrationof Or. Malcolm Sinclair. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. ; (children 12 and under).* * * POSTPONED. Date TBA ***- 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Not justMessiah. Handel's Baroque trio sonatas. RonaGoldensher, baroque violin; Nicolai Tarasov,baroque oboe; Laura Jones, viola da gamba;Paul Jenkins, harpsichordlorgan. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416·927·9089. ; (srlst).A CELTIC CELEBRATIONSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH, 2009Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue East, at LeslieTWO PERFORMANCES!2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.Please come at l :45 or 6: 15 to enjoy the refreshmentsand view the auction itemsCeltic Band, Kettle's On - Highland Dancers -Guest Fiddler Christopher MacDonald - auction - games -complimentary refreshments - cash bar and thefabulous Amadeus Choir and Lydia Adams in a Celtic mood'The concert was a sell-out in 2008,so don't delay - order your tickets soon!A benefit concert supporting the artistic initiatives of the Amadeus ChoirTickets: .00 adults - Seniors/StudentsPlease call 416-446-0188Music at MetropolitanpresentsPiano Spectacular!Pianist Arnold Tirzits playsworks by Beethoven and LisztInaugurating the historic 1924 HamburgSteinway concert grand piano at MetropolitanSaturday, March 14, 2009 at 7:30 pmAdmission: WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

LISTINGS: SECTION 2CONCERTS BEYOND THE GTAN.B. For a list of communities in this sectionsee LISTINGS INTRODUCTION, page 28Monday December O 1- 7:30: University of Waterloo. EnsembleConcert: UW Instrumental Chamber Ensembles.Ben Bolt-Martin, director. Conrad GrebelChapel, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo.519-885-0220. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Till Fellner, piano. Beethoven:Sonatas Op.31 Nos.1-3; Op.101. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); (st).Tuesday December 02- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Ensemble Series: Chamber Orchestra. JamesMcKay, conductor. Von Kuster Hall, MusicBuilding, UWO. London. 519·661·2043. Free.- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Ensemble Series: Christmas at St. Peter'sSeminary. Early music for the season. ThamesScholars and Early Music Studio. St. Peter'sSeminary Chapel, 1040 Waterloo St. N., Lon·don. 519·679·8778. ; $ lO(sr/st).- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Guest Recital.- Molinari String Ouartet. VonKuster Hall, Music Building, UWO, London.519-661 ·2043. Free.Wednesday December 03- 12:00 noon: Midday Music With Shigeru.Marilyn Reesor, piano; Joy Bainborough, vo·calist. Hi·Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N. Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).- 12:00 noon: University of Waterloo. OavisCentre Carol Sing. Traditional music for theseason, sing·along. University of WaterlooChamber Choir and Chapel Choir. Davis CentreAtrium, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo.519-885-0220 x24226. Free.- 12:15: St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch. Noonhour Concerts. Cherry Fraser,mezzo; Douglas Haas, organ and piano. 54Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578·4430. Free(optional light lunch ).- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.Ensemble Series: A Christmas Celebration.UWO Singers; St. Cecilia Singers. Von KusterHall, Music Building, UWO, London. 519-661-2043. Free.- 7:00: St. Michael the Archangel Parish.A Child is Born. St. Michael's Choir SchoolJunior Choirboys. Caron Daley, conductor;Nelly and Yuri Krechkovsky, pianists. 379Division St., Cobourg. 905·372-6844. O.Thursday December 04- 7:00: Sacred Heart Parish. A Child isBorn. St. Michael's Choir School Junior Choirboys.Caron Daley, conductor; Nelly and YuriKrechkovsky, pianists. Sacred Heart Parish,208 Romaine St., Peterborough. 705-745·5549. ; O(st).- 7:30: Perimeter Institute. Lynn Harrell,cello, and Jon Kimura Parker, piano. MikeLazaridis Theatre of Ideas, Perimeter Institute,31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480.SOLD OUT.- 8:00: Art Gallery of Hamilton. New York/Hamilton. The Nick Marchione/ Darcy HepnerDEC EMB ER 1 2008 - FEBRUARY 7 2009Jazz Quintet. Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123King St W. Hamilton. 905-527-661 Oext.232. ·; (sr/st). 'Friday December 05- 7:30: Kingston Symphony Orchestra.Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky. Guests: Quinte Bal·let School of Canada; Glen Fast, conductor.Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston.613-530-2050. ; (sr); (st);$ lO(child).- 7:30: Monday Morning Singers. Christ·mas in Song and Story. Guest: Kenneth Welshreading Dylan Thomas's A Child's Christmasin Wales. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 59 TorontoSt. S., Uxbridge. 905·649·2170. .- 8:00: Bravado! Show Choir. Songs For AWinter's Night. Central United Church, 15Ross St. Barrie. 705-728-7828. .- 8:00: Folk Under the Clock. An IrishChristmas With Oanu. Traditional Irish Christ·mas music. Benny McCarthy, button accordionand melodeon; Muireann Nie Amhlaoibh,vocals, flutes and whistles; Eamonn Doorley,bouzouki and fiddle; Donal Clancy, guitar;Ciara Dunne, dancer. Showplace, 290 GeorgeSt. Peterborough. 705·742-7089. .- 8:00: Gibson Centre. The Hampton Avenue4. 63 Tupper St. W. Alliston. 705-435·2828. .- 8:00: Kitchener.Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Jazz Meets Orchestra. Gershwin:Cuban Overture; Hatzis: Rebirth, Concerto forViola; Bernstein: Halil; Symphonic Variationsfrom West Side Story. Joana Carneiro, guestconductor; Thomas Kay, flute; Steven Dann,viola. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519·578· 1570. ·.- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. PopsSeries - John McOermott with OrchestraLondon Canada. Holiday favourites. John Mc­Dermott, tenor; Eric Bodle, singer/songwriter;Brian Jackson, conductor. Chatham CulturalCentre, 75 William St. North, Chatham. 519.534·8338/866-807-7770. .Saturday December 06- 1 :30: Chorus Niagara Children's Choir.Christmas Joy '08. Choral works accompaniedby piano, organ, harp and brass ensem·ble. Cathedral of St. Catharines of AlexandriaChurch St. St. Catharines. 905-945-2049. '; (children); free(children under 5).- 2:00: Toronto All·Star Big Band. AChristmas Special. Studio Theatre, HamiltonPlace. 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-546-4040. .50.- 2:00 & 7:30: Kingston Symphony Or·chestra. Nutcracker. See Dec 5.- 3:00: Grand Philharmonic Children'sChoir. 'T was in the Moon of Wintertime. RobertWilkie, conductor. St. Aloysius Church, 11Tray nor Ave., Kitchener. 519·578·6885.; $ lO(sr/st).- 7:00: St. John's United Church. Messiah.Handel. Georgetown Bach Chorale and PeriodOrchestra; St. John's United Church Choir. 50Bridge St. Campbellford. 705·632-0054.Freewill donation.WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM- 7:30. Grand Philharmonic Choir Cham·her Singers. Handel.- Messiah. Nota BenePeriod Orchestra; Sookhyung Park, soprano;Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Lawrence Wiliford,tenor; Sean Watson, baritone. First UnitedChurch, 16 William St. W. Waterloo. 519·5786885. -; .50(sr); (st).- 7:30: Lindsay Concert Foundation. JamieParker, piano. Works by Chopin, Smith, Bart6k,Brahms, Griffes, Debussy and Beethoven.Glenn Crombie Theatre, Fleming College, Lind·say. 705·878·5625. ; (st).- 7:30: Mohawk College Singers. Christmasat St. Paul's. Schubert: Mass No.2 in G·Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel. Me;­credi Musique Strings; David Holler, musicdirector. St. Paul's United Church. 29 Park St.W. Dundas. 905-526-7938. ; $ l 5(sr/st).- 8:00: Barrie Concerts. A Christmas toRemember. Oriana Women's Choir; WilliamBrown, conductor. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. North, Barrie. 705-726·1181. 0; (st). Subscription series only.- 8:00: Bravado! Show Choir. Songs For AWinter's Night. See Dec 05.- 8:00: John Laing Singers. Sweet is theSong. Works by Bach, Charpentier, Holst,Haydn, Vaughan Williams, Lauridsen, Wear·mouth, Laing. Central Presbyterian Church.165 Charlton Ave. W. Hamilton. 905-628·5238. ; (sr); $ lO(st).OSHAWA DURHAMSYMPHONY ORCHESTRAM A R C O PA RISOTTOiliJ Canada Trustl~1nl -,1 ,..,r. t,, lh'1

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