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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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  • November
  • Toronto
  • December
  • Jazz
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Concert. Bach:

Concert. Bach: Magnificat BWV243; Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio Op.12. JenniferTaverner, soprano; Sandra Boyes and DanielleMacMillan, mezzo; Zachary Finkelstein, tenor;Peter McGillivray, baritone; Talisker Players.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. ; (sr/st).• 4:00: Vivace Vox. Songs of Light. Worksby Vivaldi, Rutter, Berger and others. ChristineKim, piano; Linda Eyman, director. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238.; (sr/st); (family).• 7:00: Show One Productions. DenisMatsuev, piano: all-Russian program.Tchaikovsky: The Seasons Op.37b; MeditationOp.72 No.5; Dumka Op. 59; Rachmaninoff:Prelude in g Op.23 No.5; Prelude in g-sharpOp. 32 No.12; Stravinsky: Petrouchka (threemovements). Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208; –5.• 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. There’s a Song inthe Air. See 2:30.• 7:30: Church of St. Timothy, Anglican.Amahl and the Night Visitors. Menotti. Dramaticreading by Marilyn Lightstone, David Fox andothers; also choral interludes and carol singing.Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, director. 100 OldOrchard Grove. 416-488-0079. /(adv);(sr/st)/(adv).• 7:30: Jubilee United Church. JOSEPH:Jubilee Organ Sunday Evening Program Hour.Includes opening march, music by Bach and19th century masters, organ transcriptionsand other works. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.• 7:30: Yuan Tian Presents. MusicalA. Concerts in the GTAMoments: Yuan Tian Solo Piano Recital.Debussy: General Lavine (eccentric); Peixun:Autumn Moon Over the Calm Lake; Schubert:Wanderer Fantasy; Chopin: Grande PolonaiseBrillante Op.22; Liszt/Verdi: RigolettoParaphrase. Merriam School of Music RecitalHall, 2359 Bristol Circle, Oakville. 905-829-2020. ; (sr/child).Monday December 03• 12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Wind Masterclassin Concert. Patricia Wait, director. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x22926. Free.• 3:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Small Chamber Ensemble Recital. UTSC studentsperform solo and ensemble pieces. Room AA303,Arts and Administration Bldg. 1265 MilitaryTrail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.Tuesday December 04• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: GrimmFest: Happily Ever Opera.COC artists perform operatic arias and duetsinspired by the Brothers Grimm. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Michael Bloss, organ. 65Church Street. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-408-0208.Free.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Small Jazz Ensembles. Upper JazzStudio, 90 Wellesley St. W. 416-978-0942.Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. See Nov 29.• 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic/MooredaleConcerts. Great Soloists: Majestic Brahms.Brahms: Piano Concerto in B-flat Op.83;Symphony No.4 in e op.98. Anton Kuerti, piano;Marco Parisotto, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-922-3714 x103. and up.Also Nov 30 (Oshawa).Wednesday December 05• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: GrimmFest: Fairy Talesfrom Faraway Lands. Maryem Tollar, vocals;Roula Said, vocals/dance/percussion; NaghmehFarahmand, percussion and vocals; WaleedAbdulhamid, bass/percussion/vocals. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noon Hour Organ Recital Series. Giles Bryant,organ; Beverley Bell, soprano. 1585 Yonge St.416-922-1167. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSound of Music. Rodgers and Hammerstein.Finnie Jesson (Maria); Joe Cascone (Captainvon Trapp); Barbara Boddy (Mother Abbess);David Haines (Max); Stephanie Douglas (Elsa);and others; Joe Cascone, director. York WoodsLibrary Theatre, 1785 Finch Ave. W. 416-755-1717. . SOLD OUT. Also Dec 6–9, 12–16;start times vary.• 7:00: Tafelmusik. French BaroqueChristmas. Charpentier: In nativitatem Dominicanticum (Christmas oratorio); mass for doublechoir and orchestra. Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra and Chamber Choir, Ivars Taurins, director.Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St.W. 416-964-6337. –; –(sr);–(30 and under). Also Dec 6–9.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Barbra Lica, vocals. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747. (reserved);; (arts worker).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Ensemble. Jeffrey McFadden,conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queens Park. 416-978-0942. Free.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. See Nov 29.Thursday December 06• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Conrad Gold, organ. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. David Warrack’s NewFaces. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. World Music Ensembles. AfricanDrumming and Dancing, Klezmer, and JapaneseDrumming ensembles. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Glenn GouldSchool New Music Ensemble. Celebration ofKorean music. Sukhi Kang: Mosaicum Visio;Unsuk Chin: Acoustic Wordplay; Matalon:Trame IV; Harman: Der Tag mit seinem Licht.Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano; Ryan McEvoyMcCullough, piano; Brian Current, conductor.Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. See Nov 29.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSound of Music. See Dec 5.• 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartet Series:Gryphon Trio. Rachmaninoff: Trio elegiac(1892) in g; Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a; newwork from Student Composers’ program. JaneMallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for theArts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. –; (st; accompanying adult half price);pay-your-age (ages 18–35, plus facility andhandling fees).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. French BaroqueChristmas. See Dec 5.Friday December 07• 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday FolkThe Etobicoke Centennial ChoirHenry Renglich, Music Directorecc Sacred TraditionsETOBICOKECENTENNIAL CHOIRand festive carols to celebrate the Christmas season.Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 7:30 pmHumber Valley United Church, EtobicokeTickets: 416-769-9271with choir and soloistsFeaturing Haydn’s St. Nicholas Mass,Britten’s Ceremony of Carolswww.etobicokecentennialchoir.ca50 November 1 – December 7, 2012

Night: A Winter Night with Wendell Fergusonand Katherine Wheatley. Sanderson Hall,St. Paul’s United Church, 30 Main St. S.,Brampton. 647-233-3655. ; (sr/st).• 7:30: Bruno Cormier, Aurélie Cormier,Marty Smyth. Airs de Noel – a ChristmasRecital. French Christmas carols and otherholiday favourites. Aurélie Cormier, mezzo;Bruno Cormier, baritone; Marty Smyth, piano.Newman Centre, 89 St. George St. 416-963-5137. Freewill offering. Portion of the proceedsto the Newman Centre Piano Fund.• 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. TheBrothers Grimm. Burry. Family friendly, one-actopera. Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre, 585Dundas St. E. 416-363-8231. ; (under16). Also Dec 8(mat and eve).• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Geoffrey Tyler, vocals.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. U of T Schola Cantorum and Theatreof Early Music. Handel: Coronation Anthems.Daniel Taylor, conductor. Trinity College Chapel,6 Hoskin Ave. 416-408-0208. ; (sr);(st).• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. ChristmasBrass. Guest: Nuance Vocal Ensemble. HebronChristian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson St.,Whitby. 905-430-8392. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/WinnipegStudio Theatre. Ordinary Days. See Nov 29.• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. TheSounds of Music. See Dec 5.• 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and RoyThomson Hall. Go Tell It On The Mountain:The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50–.50.• 8:00: County Town Singers. ChristmasConcert. Barbara Ouellette, music director.St. Thomas Anglican Church, 101 WinchesterRd. E. Brooklin. 905-725-1499. ; (sr)(st). Also Dec 8.• 8:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.Winter Wonderland. Seasonal and classicalfavourites. Amelia Lyon, flute; Andrew Tees,baritone; Sabatino Vacca, conductor. HumberValley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd.,Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; (sr);(st). 7:00: Silent auction.• 8:00: Milton Concert Presentations.Elmer Iseler Singers: Holiday Season ChristmasConcert. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 MainSt. E., Milton. 905-878-6000. ; (sr).• 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents II: ClaudiaChan, piano + Veronique Mathieu, violin. Chin:Etudes; Current: Sungods; Carter: Two Thoughtsabout the Piano; Boulez: Anthèmes 1; Felder:Another Face; Yun: Gasa; and other works. 197John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Tafelmusik. French BaroqueChristmas. See Dec 5.• 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. TomorrowShall Be My Dancing Day. Rutter: The ReluctantDragon; and other works. Valerie Abels, narrator;Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor; guest: Cantemos.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. /(adv); free(st/child).• 8:00: Via Salzburg. A Warm Place. Muffat:Concerto No.6 “Quis Hic?”; Mozetich: Postcardsfrom the Sky; Mendelssohn: Symphony No.9 inC; Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Cello in B-flat.Mayumi Seiler, violin and leader. RosedaleUnited Church, 159 Roxborough Dr. 416-972-9193. ; (under 30); (st).B. Concerts Beyond the GTAIN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Brantford, Cambridge, Collingwood, Dundas,Elora, Goderich, Guelph, Hamilton, Huntsville, Kingston, Kitchener,London, Meaford, Midland, Orillia, Peterborough, Port Hope,St. Catharines, Waterloo and Welland.SHINING NIGHTJENNY CROBER, Artistic DirectorELIZABETH ACKER, AccompanistMARY-ELIZABETH BROWN, violinRACHEL POMEDLI, celloDANIEL RUBINOFF, saxophoneRAY DILLARD, percussionCHARLIE ROBY, guitarSAT., DEC. 15, 2012, 7:30 pmEastminster United Church310 Danforth Ave. / Sr. / St.www.vocachorus.caWychwood Clarinet ChoirTORONTO’S PREMIERCLARINET ENSEMBLEHoliday ConcertDecember 9 th at 3:30pmChurch of St. Michaeland All Angels611 St. Clair Ave. Westat Wychwood Ave.Thursday November 01• 12:00 noon: University of Guelph Collegeof Arts. Thursday at Noon: San Agustin Duo.Works by Brahms, Joachim and Schumann.Emma Banfield, violin; Diana Dumlavwalla,piano. Goldschmidt Room, 107 MacKinnonBldg., 50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph. 519-824-4120x52991. Free.• 8:00: Aeolian Hall. Rik Emmett. 795 DundasSt. E., London. 519-672-7950. /(adv).Friday November 02• 7:30: Acoustic Muse Concerts. KarenSavoca with Pete Heitzman: Acoustic SoulMusic. Landon Library, 167 Wortley Rd.,London. 519-672-1967 or 519-672-7950.$18/(adv).• 8:00: Aeolian Hall. Judy Collins. 795Dundas St. E., London. 519-672-7950./(adv).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Sci-Fi Fantasy: An Evening of Blockbusters.Film score music from popular science-fictionand fantasy movies. Guests: Sam’s StepsDance Centre; Cameron Heights CollegiateChoir; Victor Vanacore, conductor. Centre inthe Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711. –. Also Nov 3.Saturday November 03• 2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Youth Orchestra Concert #1. Ensembles fromthe KWS Youth Orchestra Program. Centre inthe Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711. ; (under 12).• 7:30: Barrie Concerts. ScandinavianSerenade. Grieg: Piano Concerto in a Op.16;Larsson: Pastoral Suite; Wirén: Serenade. CarlPetersson, piano; Toronto Concert Orchestra;Kerry Stratton, conductor. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181.By subscription: 0; (st); (singleticket).• 7:30: Hamilton Children’s Choir. ChinaTour Fundraising Concert. Fundraiser for thechoir’s performance at the Xinghai InternationalChoir Championships. Zimfira Poloz, conductor.Cathedral Place, 252 James St. N., Hamilton.905-527-1618. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Masterworks Series: Ravel and Shostakovich.Ravel: Suite from Mother Goose; PianoConcerto in G; Shostakovich: SymphonyNo.5. Ian Parker, piano; Marcello Lehninger,conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Ln.,Hamilton. 905-526-7756. –; –(sr); (under 35).• 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir.Remembrance and Peace. Nickel: Requiemfor Peace; Patriquin: Titanic Requiem; Gjeilo:Dark Night of the Soul; and other works. WithMadawaska String Quartet; DuO Percussion;wind instruments and harp; Gerald Neufeld, conductor;Alison MacNeil, piano accompaniment.River Run Centre, 25 Woolwich St., Guelph.519-763-3000. ; (st); (eyeGO).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. Trio Voce. Suk: Trio in c Op.2; Martin:Trio on Popular Irish Tunes; von Zemlinsky: Trioin d Op.3. Jasmine Lin, violin; Marina Hoover,cello; Patricia Tao, piano. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); (st).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Sci-Fi Fantasy: An Evening of Blockbusters.See Nov 2.Sunday November 04• 2:30: Chorus Niagara. Best of Broadway:Our Favourite Things – An Afternoon of Rodgersand Hammerstein. Broadway hits from The Kingand I, Oklahoma, Carousel, South Pacific, theSound of Music and others. Allison Angelo, soprano;Adam Fisher, tenor; Philip Kalmanovitch,baritone; Niagara Symphony Orchestra; RobertCooper, conductor. J.M. Ennis Auditorium,Centennial Secondary School, 240 Thorold Rd.,Welland. 905-688-5550 x3257 or 1-866-617-3257. ; (sr); (st).November 1 – December 7, 2012 51

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