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Volume 14 - Issue 4 - December 2008

... SECTION 2: Beyond

... SECTION 2: Beyond the GT A- 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Jazz Meets Orchestra. See Dec. 5.- 2:30: Orchestra London Canada. PopsSeries - John McDermott with OrchestraLondon Canada. See Dec 5.- 3:00: Brantford Symphony Orchestra.Christmas Favourites. Music celebrating theseason. Guests: Brant Youth Symphony Players;Philip Sarabura, conductor. SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts, 88 DalhousieSt. Brantford. 519- 758-8090. -.- 3:00: Brock University Department ofMusic. Singing the Nativity. Music for theseason. Niagara Vocal Ensemble, Harris Loewen,conductor. St. George's AnglicanChurch, 83 Church St. St. Catharines. 905-688-5550. ; (sr); (students).- 3:00: Northumberland Orchestra andChoir. Christmas Wonderland. Programmeincludes Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker; Delius:Sleigh Ride; and a Christmas sing-along. T rinityUnited Church, 15 Chapel St, Cobourg.905-372-2210. ; (sr); $ lO(st).- 3:00: St. Luke's Church Burlington. ASpecial John Rutter Christmas Concert. Programmeincludes Rutter Christmas selections.Brother Heinrich Choristers; Burlington Children'sChoir. 1371 Elgin St., Burlington. 905-639-7643. . Proceeds to child-based chari-A Village MessiahSunday, December 143:00p.m.St. John's Church, Elora.00Festival of CarolsThursday, December 185:00 p.m. and 8:00 p,m,Monday, December 227:00 p.m.St. John's Church, Elora.00ties. Reception to follow.- 3:00: Wellington Winds. Advent and theWorld of Dance. Alfred Ho, guest conductor.First United Church, 16 William St., Waterloo.519-579-3097. ; (sr); (st).- 3:00 & 7:30. Grand Philharmonic ChoirChamber Singers. Handel.- Messiah. See Dec.6. St. Andrew's Hespeler Presbyterian Church,73 Queen St. E. Cambridge. 519-578-6885.-; -.5D(sr); O(st).- 6:30: Toronto Mass Choir. In Concert.King Street Pentecostal Church, 611 King St.W., Oshawa. 905-433-8100. Free.- 7:00: Christ the King Cathedral. A ChristmasOverture. St. Michael's Choir School.Senior Choirboys. Jerzy Cichocki, conductor;Edward Moroney, accompanist; guest: TrueNorth Brass. 714 King St. W., Hamilton. 905-522-5744. ; (sr/st/children).- 7:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra.Christmas with Handel. Excerptsfrom Messiah and other works. Grand RiverChorus; Richard Cunningham, counter-tenorand co-conductor; Graham Coles, music director.Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WilfridLaurier University, 75 University Ave. W.,Waterloo. 519- 744-3828. ; ;(sr/st);children free.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Three. Bach: Standing with OneFoot in the Grave; Villa-Lobos: Bachianas BrasilierasNo.6; Koechlin: Trois Pieces; Piazzolla:Tango Elude No. 4; Lussier: Rhapsodie; Bacchanale;Beethoven: Trio, WoO 38. Guy Few,trumpet/corno/piano; Nadina Mackie, bassoon;Leslie Newman, flute. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).- 8:00: The Achill Choral Society. TrueNorth Sounds of Christmas. True North Brass.Holy Family RC Church, 60 Allan Dr. Bolton.519-925-3765. .Tuesday December 09- 7:30: All Saints Anglican Church. A CelticChristmas. Excerpts from a Child's Christmasin Wales ands sing-along. PCVS LadiesChoir; Christine Van Der Bank, director;guests: Stringwood Trio; Giles Bryant, narra·tor. 235 Rubidge St. Peterborough. 705-742 -7384. .Wednesday December 10Kathryn Domoney, soprano; Maria Soulis,mezzo; Joseph Schnurr, tenor; Michael York,bass; Albert Greer, conductor. St. Joseph'sCatholic Church, 118 McMurray St., Bracebridge.705-645-4273. ; (st). - 7:30:Orchestra Kingston. Messiah Sing-Along.See Dec.10. St. John's Roman CatholicChurch, 94 Patrick St., Kingston.- 8:00: Clearly Classic Concerts. RavishingRavel. Penderecki Quartet; Suzanne Shulman,flute; Mark Thompson, clarinet; Lori Gemmell,harp. Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St.W., Dundas. 905-627-4265/905-304-3767.; (sr/st).- 8:00: County Town Singers. Gettin' in theMood for Christmas. Seasonal favourites.St. Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St.Whitby. 905-655-9505/905-509-4111.; (sr/st).- 8:00: Durham Region Concert Association.Romanza. Tenor trio performs Italianfavourites, folksongs, and ballads. OshawaLittle Theatre, 62 Russett Ave., Dshawa.905-728-2403. ; $ lO(st/child).- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. SpecialEvents Series - Christmas with Holly Cole. Acelebration of the season. Centennial Hall,550 Wellington St. London. 519-679-8778.Available only to subscribers. ; (sr).- 8:00: The Harlequin Singers. A JoyousChristmas. John Packer, music director; LauraPin, accompanist. Drury Lane Theatre, 2269New St. Burlington. 905-637-3979. .Saturday December 13- 7:30: Bach Elgar Choir. Messiah. Handel.Sookhyung Park, soprano; Daniel Cabena,countertenor; Lawrence Williford, tenor; AlexDobson, baritone; chorus and orchestra;Howard Dyck, conductor. Melrose UnitedChurch, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-527-5995. ; (sr); (st); (child).905-527 -5995.- 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Messiah. Handel.Meghan Fleet, soprano; Wallis Giunta, alto;Michael Colvin, tenor; Jesse Clark, bass; RobertCooper, conductor. Mountainview ChristianReformed Church, 290 Main St. E.,Grimsby. 905-688-5550. ; (sr);(st).- 7:30: Durham Community Choir. 10thAnniversary Seasonal Spectacular. Audiencecarol sing-along; Britten: Ceremony of Carols.Jennifer Swartz, harp. Forest Brook CommunityChurch, 60 Kearney Dr. Ajax. 905-683-3197. ; (children 12 & under).- 7:30: Lyrica Chamber Choir. A Baroque- 12:15: St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch. Noonhour Concerts. AndriyMessiah. Handel: Messiah (part 1 ); and otherTykhonov, piano. 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. choral works. Steve Winfield, conductor. Burton519-5 78-4430. Free (optional light lunch ).Avenue United Church, 37 Burton Ave.,- 7:30: Orchestra Kingston. Messiah Sing­ Barrie. 705-722-0271. ; (sr/st).Along. Jennifer Palmer, soprano; Elaine Bailey, - 7:30: Driana Singers. Wassail! Wassail!mezzo; Adam Bishop, tenor; Geoff Sirrett, Concert Hall, Victoria Hall, 55 King St. W.,bass; Queen's Chamber Choir, Gananoque Cobourg. 905-372-2210. .Wednesday December 17Choral Ensemble; Paul Arnold, Bruce Mcleod,- 12:15: St. Andrew's PresbyterianElora Festival Singersconductors. Sydenham Street United Church, the Mood for Christmas. See Dec.12. Church. Noonhour Concerts. Traditional CarolNoel Edison, conductor82 Sydenham St. Kingston. 613- 530-2050. - 8:00: Georgian Bay Symphony. The Sing. Cambridge Girls Choir. 54 Queen St. N.,- 8:00: County Town Singers. Getting' in; $ lO(sr/st).Christmas Concert. Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free (optional lightTickets & Information33 Henderson Street519.846.0331- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Messiaen's 100th Birthday.Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time; Fantasie;(excerpts); Handel: Rejoice Greatly; Mascall:Carol of the Bells Remix (premiere); carol singalong.Jennifer Potter, soprano; Rachel Pom­lunch ).- 8:00: Kingston Symphony Orchestra.Candlelight Christmas. Erica Warder, soprano;L' Apparition. Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Tilly edli, cello; John Barnum, conductor. OSCVI Glen Fast, conductor. St. George's Anglican1.888.747.7550info@elorafestival.comKooyman, clarinet; Shane Neil, cello; Boyd Regional Auditorium, 1550 8th St. East, Cathedral, 270 King St., Kingston. 613-530-McDonald, piano; Doug Haas, organ . St. Andrew'sPresbyterian Church, 54 Queen St. N., - 8:00: The Harlequin Singers. A Joyous - 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. Cathe­Owen Sound. 519-372-0212. -. 2050. ; (sr); (st); O(child).www.elorafestival.comKitchener. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); Christmas. See Dec 12.dral Series- Messiah. Handel. Jon-Paul De· O(st/ch).- 8:00: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. A cosse, bass-baritone; Orchestra London CanadaChamber Choir; Timothy Vernon, conduc­etr=-lora festivalTouch of Dickens. Vaughan Williams: OnFriday December 12U ·- :nd singersChristmas Night. Guests: Theatre Beyond tor. St.Paul's Cathedral, 427 Richmond St.,- 7:30: Cellar Singers. Messiah. Handel. Words. Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, 500 Glen-London. 519-679-8778. .36; .24.48 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM D EC EMBE R 1 2008 - F EB RUA RY 7 2009ridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-687-4993.-; (st). 7:15: pre-concert chat.Sunday December 14- 2:00 & 4:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra.The Snowman. Animated feature by RaymondBriggs, with live music. Simon Irving,conductor. River Run Centre, 35 WoolwichSt., Guelph. 519- 763-3000. ; (st/ch).- 2:00: The Harlequin Singers. A JoyousChristmas. See Dec 12.- 2:30: Cellar Singers. Handel: Messiah.See Dec 12. Orillia Opera House, 20 MississagaSt. W. Orillia. 705-326-8011. ;(st).- 2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. ATouch of Dickens. See Dec 13. 1 :45: pre-concertchat.- 3:00: Chorus Niagara. Messiah by Handel.See Dec. 13. Calvary Church, 89 Scott St. St.Catharines.- 3:00: Elora Festival Singers. A VillageMessiah. Handel. Elora Festival Players, NoelEdison, conductor. St. Mary's Church, 267Geddes St., Elora. 519-846-0331, 1-800- 747-7550. .- 4:00: Hamilton Children's Choir. HolidayConcert. Ryerson United Church, 842 MainSt. E., Hamilton. 905-527-1618. ;(sr); $ lO(st).- 7:00: St. Matthew's on-the-Plains. CandlelightChristmas Concert. Variante Harp &Flute Duo. 126 Plains Rd. E., Burlington.905-632-1233. ; free(children 13 andunder, with a non-perishable food donation forthe Partnership West Food Bank.)- 7:00: Trinity United Church Newmarket.Carols by Candlelight. Senior Choir; DesmondGaspar, music director & organist. 461 ParkAve., Newmarket. 905-895-4851. Freewilloffering.- 7:30: Driana Singers. Wassail! Wassail!See Dec. 13.Tuesday December 16- 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Deck the Halls. Programme includes excerptsfrom Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker. James Sommerville,conductor; Hamilton Children's Choir;Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526-7756. -; -(sr); (st);(child).- 8:DO: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Beethoven's Birthday.Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.7; Cello SonataNo.4; Trio No.4 ("Ghost"). Julie Baumgartel,violin; Paul Pulford, cello; Boyd McDonald,piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W.Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);(st/ch).

Thursday December 18- 5:00: Elora Festival Singers. Festival ofCarols. Seasonal favourites. Guests: CanonRobert Hulse, narrator; Michael Bloss, organ;Noel Edison, conductor. St. John's Church,Henderson/Smith St., Elora. 519-846-0331,1-800-747-7550. .Friday December 19- 7:30: Gallery Players of Niagara. Christ·mas with Glissandi. Music for the season.Deborah Braun, harp; David Braun, violin;Douglas Miller, flute. Grace United Church,222 Victoria St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 905-468-1525. -.- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. ChristmasConcert. 157 Main St. S., Georgetown.905-877-8657. .00.Saturday December 20- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. ChristmasConcert. See Dec. 19.Sunday December 21- 2:00: Gibson Centre. Christmas Sing­Alang. 63 Tupper St. W. Alliston. 705-435-2828. Free with donation.- 4:00: Huronia Symphony Orchestra.Christmas and all that Jazz. Holiday concertcelebrating the season. Guests: Heather Bambrick,vocals; Emilie Lorn, harp; Tony Gomes,guest conductor. Collier St. United Church,112 Collier St., Barrie. 1-888-222-6608.; 1st); (children under 12).- 4:00: Peterborough Symphony Orchestra.Christmas Family Concert: Prokofiev:Peter and the Waif. Works by Waldteufel andEccles. David Kaye, narrator. Showplace PerformanceCentre, 290 George St. N. Peterborough.613-742-7469. .50; .- 6:00: Toronto Mass Choir. Karen Burke,music director. Faith Tabernacle, 380 PelhamSt. Welland. 905-735-6811.- 8:00: Georgetown Bach Chorale. ChristmasConcert. See Dec. 19.Monday December 22- 8:00: Elora Festival Singers. Festival ofCarols. See Dec 18.Friday December 26- 3:00 & 7:00: Show One Productions.Aga Boom! 10 MacNab St. S., Hamilton.905-546-4040. .50-.50.Saturday December 27- 3:00 & 7:00: Show One Productions.Aga Boom' See. Dec. 26.Thursday January 01- 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Salute ta Vienna. Katarzyna Dondalska, soprano;Otoniel Gonzaga, tenor; Klaus Arp,conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane,Hamilton. 905-546-3050. .50-.50.- 3:00: Guelph Symphony Orchestra.Dreams of Vienna. Waltzes, marches and polkas.Mark Dubois, tenor; dancers; Simon Irving,conductor. River Run Centre, 35 WoolwichSt., Guelph. 519-763-3000. ;(st).Saturday January 03- 7:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Salute ta Vienna. See Jan. 1. Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N ., Kitchener. 519-578-1570 or 1(8001 2658977. -.DECE M BER 1 2008 - F EBR UARY 7 2009Wednesday January 07- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Le Mozart Nair. Gluck: Selectionsfrom Don Juan; Saint-Georges: Sinfonia Concertantein G Op.13; Symphony in G Op.11No.1; Mozart: Symphony No.33 in B flatK.319. Simon Streatfeild, guest conductor;Anita Walsh and Linda Melsted, violins. FirstUnited Church, 16 William Street W., Waterloo.519-578-15 70. .- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. DiscoverySeries - Schreker and Mahler. Schreker:Intermezzo for String Orchestra; Scherzo forString Orchestra; Mahler/Stein: SymphonyNo.4. Timothy Vernon, conductor. Wolf PerformanceHall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519·679-8778. .36; .42.Friday January 09- 12:30: Queen's University Departmentof Music. Takai String Duartet. Dvorak:String Quartet Op. 96 "American." 120 Harrison-LeCaineHall, 39 Bader Lane, Kingston.613-533-2066. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. LeMozart Nair. Harcourt Memorial UnitedChurch, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. See Jan 7.Saturday January 10- 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Kuertissima! Bart6k: Hungarian Sketches;Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in g,Op.25; Rondo brillant, Op.29; Beethoven:Symphony No.8 in F Op.93. Julian Kuerti,guest conductor; Anton Kuerti, piano. HamiltonPlace, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 905-526- 7756. -; -(sr); O(st);lchild).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. LeMozart Nair. Central Presbyterian Churc h, 7Queen's Sq., Cambridge. See Jan 7.- 8:00: Queen's University Department ofMusic. Faculty Artist Series: Takai StringDuartet. Guests: Eileen Beaudette, viola; GiseleDalbec, Karma Tomm, violins; Jill Vitals,cello. Great Hall, 43 University Ave., Kingston.613-533 2558. ; (sr); (st).Sunday January 11- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Sonatas far Violin and Recorder.Benda: Sonata for Violin and Cello Continua;also recorder sonatas and concertos by Bach,Telemann and Vivaldi. Megan Jones, violin;Matthew Jones, cello & recorder; JustynaSzanja, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); $ lO(st/ch).Wednesday January 14- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Darrett luska, piano. Schubert:Allegretto in c 0915; Sonata in G 0894;Morawetz: Fantasy, Elegy and Toccata; Scriabin:Sonata No.9 "Black Mass"; Bartok: Outof Doors Suite. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); O(st/ch).Thursday January 15- 8:00: River Run Centre. Autarickshaw &Penderecki String Duartet -In Concert. 35Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-763-3000. ;(st).Friday January 16- 12:30: University of Western Ontario.12:30 Fridays: Fram Johann ta John. MusicWWW. THE WH O LENOTE.COMfrom Bach to the Beatles. William Hughes,flute; Marianna Chibotar, piano; GwenlynLittle, soprano. Von Kuster Hall, Music Building,UWO, London. 519-661-2043. Free.- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Prametheus. Beethoven: Overtureto Prometheus; Piano Concerto No.3 in c;Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D. Edwin Outwater,conductor; Yuja Wang, piano. Centre in theSquare, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-578-1570. .- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. OvationSeries - Sublime Melodies. Elgar: Cello Concerto;Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5.Soo Bae, cello; Timothy Vernon, conductor.Chatham Cultural Centre, 75 William St.North, Chatham. 519-354-8338/866-807-7770. .Saturday January 17* 1404J 17 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Prometheus. See Jan 16.- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. OvationSeries - Seas of Emotion. See Jan 16. CentennialHall, 550 Wellington St., London. 519-679-8778. .17-.17.- 8:00: Wilfrid Lauri er University. Autarickshaw& Penderecki String Duarte! -In Concert.Maureen Forrester Hall, WLU. Waterloo.519-896-3662. ; (st).Sunday January 18- 2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Prametheus. River Run Centre, 35Woolwich St., Guelph. See Jan 16.- 2:00: Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket.9th Annual Young Artists' Showcase.Rebecca Collett, soprano; Roseen Giles, flute;Eric Tan, piano; Trio Luna. Newmarket Theatre,505 Pickering Cresc., Newmarket. 905-953-5122. ; (st); (family of 4).- 2:30: Queen's University Department ofMusic. 2009 Concerto/Aria Competition Finals.Dunning Auditorium, 94 University Ave.,Kingston. 613-533-2066. Free.- 4:00: The Cellar Singers. Russell Braun atthe Drillia Opera Hause. The Cellar Singers;Carolyn Maule, piano. 20 Mississauga St. W.,Orillia. 1-888-674-5542 or 705-326-8011. ; (advance). Post-concert receptionincluded.Monday January 19- 8:00: University of Western Ontario.Faculty Recital. Music by Mozart, Poulenc,and Schnittke. Annette-Barbara Vogel, violin;Pierre van der Westhuizen, piano. Von KusterHall, Music Building, UWO, London. 519-661-2043. Free.Tuesday January 20- 12:30: McMaster University. LunchtimeConcerts: Richard Cunningham & ZacharyWindus, cauntertenars. Convocation Hall,University Hall, 1 Scholar's Rd., Hamilton.905-525-9140 x24246. Free.- 8:00: University of Waterloo. Alexanderta la/tan: Music of 3 Centuries. Kodaly: Dancesof Galanta; Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1;Borodin: Symphony No. 2. University of WaterlooSymphony Orchestra. Humanities Theatre,Hagey Hall, UW. Waterloo. 519-888-4908. Free.Wednesday January 21- 8:00: Orchestra London Canada. OvationSeries - From Poland with Lave. Koprowski:Ancestral Voices; Chopin: Piano ConcertofA CELLAR SINGERS~ Albert Greer, ConductorpresentRussell Braun in Orilliawith Carolyn Maule, pianoCanada's leadingLyric BaritoneInternationallyRenowned"A truly sublime experience"Star performer at Salzburg Festival, NationalOpera of Paris, Metropolitan Opera Company,Canadian Opera CompanyJanuary 18 at 4:00 p.m.Orillia Opera HouseEarly Bird Tickets ; after December 31Phone: 1-888-0RILLIA (674-5542) or 705-326-8011Reserved seating includes post-concert receptionOn-line: www. thecellarsingers. corn

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