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Volume 17 Issue 4 - December 2011

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  • Toronto
  • December
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Toronto Symphony

Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Russian Gems.---Friday December 02VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. ACanadian Christmas Concert. Mozart. Works byBritten, Chilcott, Sirett and Anderson. NorthToronto Collegiate Institute, 17 Broadway Ave.Royal Conservatory. The MagicFlute. Mozart. An abridged version performedTiefenbach, music director. Mazzoleni ConcertTheatre Passe Muraille/Acting UpStage Company. Ride the Cyclone: A MusicalThrill Ride through the adolescent subconscious.See Dec 1.University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. See Dec 1.York University Department of Music.Jazz Festival. tra,Mike Cadó, director. Turcotte and LorneLofsky. Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeAgainst the Grain Theatre. La Bohème.See Dec 1.Arya Entertainment. Parvaz Homayand Mastan: Love, Wisdom and Human. NewThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255.A. Concerts in the GTA-0Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Dec 1.County Town Singers. Cool Yule.66 Simcoe St., Oshawa. 905-668-5469 orDiasporic Genius. Tumbling into theLight: A Musical Journey out of the Darkness.See Dec 1.Earwitness Productions. CD Release:Returnings. Works by Ann Southam forEve Egoyan, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Elmer Iseler Singers. Messiah. With-Gallery 345. Alejandro Vela, piano andTheresa Rudolph, viola. Works by Zyman, Schu-Hart House/St. Michael’s College.Hairspray – The Broadway Musical. See Dec 1.Markham Theatre for the PerformingArts. Jazz Divas: Emilie-Claire Barlow– Winter Wonderland. Jazz vocalist Barlowperforms her arrangements of holiday songs.1-866-768-8801. –.Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. See Dec 1.Musideum. Coffeehouse Concert Series.401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. .Rose Theatre Brampton. QuartettoGelato. Classical masterworks, operatic arias,tangos, gypsy and folk songs. 1 Theatre Lane,Royal Conservatory. Steven Isserlis,cello and Connie Shih, piano. -Tafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden. See Dec 1.Saturday December 03Hart House/St. Michael’sCollege. Hairspray – The Broadway Musical.See Dec 1.Markham Theatre forthe Performing Arts. The Irish Rovers. 171-.Mississauga FestivalChoir. And on Earth Peace! RBC Theatre, LivingArts Centre, 1141 Living Arts Centre Dr.,Theatre Passe Muraille/Acting Up Stage Company. Ride the Cyclone:A Musical Thrill Ride through the adolescentsubconscious. See Dec 1.Tyndale University College & Seminary.Christmas in the Chapel. Elora FestivalBeach United Church. Jazz Vespers:Bliss. Carolyn T Band. St. Aidans on the Beach,60 Silverbirch Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill of-Lawrence Park Community Church.MegaCity Chorus Christmas Concert. Seasonalmusic, holiday auction and festive food. 2180Newtonbrook United Church. InThe Christmas Spirit. Music and readings. To---East York Choir. Winter Solstice:Seasonal 25th Anniversary Celebration. Hat---Etobicoke Centennial Choir. SacredTraditions--76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271..Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Christmas with the Salvation Army. Salvation--Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -.Milton Choristers. Handel’s Messiah.Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts,Pax Christi Chorale. Britten: SaintNicolas.--Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace ChurchLarson.Royal Conservatory. The Magic Flute.See Dec 2.University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. See Dec 1.Upper Canada Chorus. The Spirit ofChristmas. bethSouthard, soprano. George Weston RecitalSt. 1-855-985-2787. –.Ad Summum Events. Piano and ViolinRecital. Works by Chopin, Brahms and Liszt.Against the Grain Theatre. La Bohème.See Dec 1.Cantores Celestes. A Hands Acrossthe Border Christmas. ----Helpline.Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Dec 1.Counterpoint Community Orchestra.JupiterKhachaturian and Shostakovich. Terry Kow-County Town Singers. Cool Yule. Festivesongs. See Dec 2.Diasporic Genius. Tumbling into theLight: A Musical Journey out of the Darkness.36 thewholenote.comDecember 1 – February 7, 2012

See Dec 1.Georgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.Greidanus, harpsichord and director. Old TownHall, 19 Willow St. N., Acton. 905-877-6569.Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Sam Broverman: The Lifeand Times of Johnny Mercer. 100A Ossing-Hope Exchange. Overture of Hope:Steve Bell with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra--St. 416-872-4255. -.Royal Conservatory. Chava Albersteinand Maryem Tollar. Double bill of Israelifolk singer-songwriter and Egyptian-Canadian---and up.Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra.Howard Cable’s Cowboy Christmas. -traand choir. Toronto Choral Society, HowardTafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden. See Dec 1.Toronto Chamber Choir. A Boy wasBorn in Bethlehem. Carols, motets, modernVoices Chamber Choir. A Child isBorn. --Sunday December 04Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.See Dec 1.Jacqueline Gélineau & Brahm Goldhamer.Excerpts from Bach’s Weinachts- OratoriumMarkham Concert Band/MarkhamTheatre for the Performing Arts. A SeasonalCelebration. Christmas and Chanukah songs.Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Canadian Voices Series: Daniel Okulitch, bassbaritone.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W.416-872-4255. .50-.50. Music at Metropolitan. Carols United.Annual Carol Sing with the Metropolitan Silver-Services Ministry.Royal Conservatory. Monica Whicher,soprano and Judy Loman, harp. Carols and sea-York Region Community Choir. WinterConcertGeorgetown Bach Chorale. Messiah.Greidanus, harpsichord and director. St. Elias-University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. See Dec 1.Bel Canto Singers. The VeryBest Time of the Year. Jacqueline Mokrzewski, accompanist. St. Dunstanof Canterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd.,Scarborough. 416-282-8260. .Etobicoke Suzuki Music. Winter Concert.Featuring 100 young violinists and cel-Hart House Singers. Sacred Winter:spiritual songs from around the world. Sam-Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Great Hall, HartHouse, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452.welcome.Mississauga Children’s Choir. AStar in the East. and Asia. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre,6000. .Orchestra Toronto. The MusicianStoryteller. -isseSchneider, violin. George Weston Recitalalso instrument petting zoo.Pax Christi Chorale. Britten: SaintNicolas. Penthelia Singers. Vocal Treasures.Medieval to contemporary a cappella music forTafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden. See Dec 1.Cathedral Church of St. James.Andrew Adair, organ. Toronto Classical Singers. TimelessTreasures. --Latvian National Opera Fund-Canada.Andris Ludvigs, tenor and Vilma Indra Vitols,mezzo. Concert of opera arias and duets-Church of St. Timothy, North York.A Christmas Carol. Christmas music accom-Anglican Church. 100 Old Orchard Grove. 416-reception to follow.St. Andrew’s Church. Be Not Afraid –An Evening of Songs and Stories. Original piecesinspired by the Advent and Christmas season.-Leaside United Church. Lessons andCarols. Carols and readings for Christmas.--portof the Out of the Cold program.Markham Rotary Club Foundation/Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts.Songs for the Season, Chorale de Noël: A MulticulturalNight of Music and Joy. Chinese CanadianChoir of Toronto, Silverthorn SymphonicMarco, Daniele Colla, conductor. MarkhamTheatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.Opera Belcanto. Christmas ConcertRunnymede United Church. Dickens’A Christmas Carol. Dramatic reading with holidaymusic performed throughout. Ben Hepp--Stop community food centre.University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Percussion Ensemble. Walter Hall, Ed-978-0492. Free.Diasporic Genius. Tumbling into theLight: A Musical Journey out of the Darkness.See Dec 1.Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Mary Pitt and David Warrack:Ein, Zwei, Drei, Boum. guages.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.Musideum. Coffeehouse Concert Series.Steve Koven, piano. 401 Richmond St. W.416-419-2248. .TorQ Percussion Quartet. CD Releaseconcerttwo + two.” Featuring worksfrom new CD, improvisations and new Canadiancompositions. Lula Lounge, 1585 DundasMonday December 05York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Wind Masterclass inConcert. munitiesRecital Hall, 112 Accolade East Bldg.,Toronto Theatre Organ Society.Wurlitzer Theatre Organ Pops. Dave Wickerham,organ. Great Hall of Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace.4146-499-6262. .Tuesday December 06Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Eclectasy. Humber Studio Jazz Ensemble,Denny Christianson, director. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons CentreCathedral Church of St. James.Bach Series XI. Andrew Adair, organ. 65offering.Dancap Productions. Memphis. SeeMassey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.Folk band Bon Iver with Lianne La Havas, voice..50-.50. Also Dec 7.Music Toronto. Piano Series: LouiseBessette, piano. and other works. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.December 1 – February 7, 2012 37

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