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Volume 18 Issue 4 - December 2012

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  • Toronto
  • December
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A. Concerts in the

A. Concerts in the GTAThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (Greater TORONTO Area) covers all ofToronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions,including, in this issue, listings for events in: Aurora,Bolton, Brampton, Brooklin, Georgetown, Markham, Milton,Mississauga, Newmarket, Nobleton, Oakville, Oshawa, Thornhilland Whitby.B.Beyond the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA. In the currentissue, there are listings for events in: Barrie, Brantford,Cobourg, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London,Midland, Peterborough, Prescott, Sault Ste. Marie, South Waterford,St. Catharines, Stratford, Sudbury, Waterloo and Welland.Starts on page 61.C.In the Clubs (MOSTLY Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 64.D. workshops, singalongs and other music-related eventsThe EtCeteras is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses,(except performances) which may be of interest to our readers.Starts on page 67.A general word of caution A phone number is providedwith every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publisha listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed;artists or venues may change after listings are published.Please check before you go out to a concert.How to List Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listingis eligible to appear.LISTINGS DEADLINE The next issue covers the period fromFebruary 1 to March 7, 2013. All listings must be received by6pm Tuesday January 15, 2013.Listings can be sent by e-mail to orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6.We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232x27 for further information.listings zone MAP Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: 42 15Lake ErieCity of Toronto8Lake OntarioMUSICAL THEATREPlease note that the Mirvish production of The Wizard of Oz, referenced on page 32, doesnot appear in our daily listings. See details below:• Mirvish. The Wizard of Oz. Music by Arlen, lyrics by Harburg; additional songs byWebber and Rice. Danielle Wade (Dorothy); Cedric Smith (The Wizard); Lisa Horner (WickedWitch); Mike Jackson (Tin Man); Lee MacDougall (Lion); Jamie McKnight (Scarecrow);Robin Evan Willis (Glinda).Jeremy Sams, stage director. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 VictoriaSt. 416-872-1212. Holiday schedule: Dec 20–23, 26–30 at 7:30; Dec 27–30 at 1:30;Jan 2–5 at 7:30; Jan 2, 3, 5 and 6 at 1:30. Phone ahead or consult website as certainshows are sold out. –5. Runs to Mar 14.Saturday December 01• 2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. AWinter Rose. Seasonal music about women.Rutter: Magnificat; and others. RBC Theatre,Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 905-403-8415. ; (sr/st); (under 12). Also8:00.• 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. Snow White:The Deliciously Dopey Family Musical! GrahamAbbey, Eddie Glen, Reid Janisse, Melissa O’Neiland Ross Petty. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St.1-855-599-9090. –; –(under12); 6(family 4-pack). Also 7:00. Runs toJan 5, 2013. Start times vary.• 2:30: Tyndale University College andSeminary. Christmas in the Chapel with theElora Festival Singers. Menotti: Amahl andthe Night Visitors. Morrow Park Chapel, 3377Bayview Ave. 416-218-6721. .• 3:00: Out of Reach Theatre. Tagged &It’s Complicated. Musical about two twentysomethingswho meet via social media. Written345 SORAUREN AVENUE 2012DECEMBER02 SUN | 3pmCECILIA LEE, pianoNADINA MACKE JACKSON, bassoon,CLASSICAL 03 MON | 7:30pmCHRISTMAS WITH HI & LOKYRA & JIM MILLANCABARET /04 TUE, 05 WED,06 THU | 7:30pmA TASTE OF OPERA3 ONE ACT OPERASOPERA FIVE /07 FRI | 8pmTON BEAU STRING QUARTETCLASSICAL //08 SAT | 8pmPATRICK BOYLE, trumpetJAZZ //10 MON | 7:30pmCHRISTMAS WITH HI & LOKYRA & JIM MILLANCABARET /11 TUE | 8pmLYNN KUO, violinERIN COOPER-GAY, sopranoERIKA CRINO, pianoCLASSICAL //and composed by M. Burns and B. Wright.Performed by Matty Burns and Ruth Goodwin.Palmerston Library Theatre, 560 PalmerstonAve. 416-393-7680. ; (adv). Also at8:00.• 3:00: Tempus Choral Society. WelcomeYule. Clearview Christian Reformed Church,2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville. 905-842-1673. .• 3:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Sounds of the Season. Classical and contemporaryrepertoire. UTSC Concert Choir; UTSCConcert Band. Meeting Place, 1265 MilitaryTrail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.• 6:30: Canadian Children’s OperaCompany. Winter Celebrations. Featuringexcerpts from A Dickens of a Christmas, andchoral works by Brahms, Daley, Fauré andothers. Ann Cooper Gay, conductor; guest:James McLean, tenor. St. Paul’s Basilica, 83Power St. 416-366-0467. ; (sr/st);(child).• 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.14 FRI | 8pmTHE ART OF THE PIANO:TODD YANIW, CLASSICAL 15 SAT | 8pmUGLY BEAUTIESLINA ALLEMANO FOURJAZZ //17 MON | 7:30pmCHRISTMAS WITH HI & LOKYRA & JIM MILLANCABARET /18 TUE | 8pmROBI BOTOS, pianoHILARIO DURAN, pianoJAZZ IMPROV JANUARY11 FRI | 8pmPATRICK HEWAN TRIORON WESTRAY, tromboneJAZZ 19 SAT | 7:30pmLARA DOWNES, pianoEXILES CAFECONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL/24 THU | 8pmDAVID SHOTZKO, percussionPEMI PAULL, violaCONTEMPORARY 40 December 1 – February 7, 2013

Sweet with Starlight: Classical, Choral and JazzChristmas. Music by Chilcott and Hatfield. EllenMeyer, piano; Peter Togni Trio. RunnymedeUnited Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. . Portion of proceeds to go to “PutUp Your Dukes.”• 7:30: Etobicoke Youth Choir. WelcomeYule! Seasonal favourites. Margaret Parsons,accompaniment; Louise Jardine, music director.The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel SmithPark Dr., Etobicoke. 416-231-9120. ;free(12 and under).• 7:30: Green Door Cabaret at the LowerOssington Theatre. Fado, The Soul ofPortugal. Performed by Jessie Lloyd and LouisSimao. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747.(reserved); ; (arts worker).• 7:30: Mississauga Choral Society. Soundsof Christmas. Seasonal and inspirational holidayfavourites. William Mervin Fick, conductor.First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Rd. W.,Mississauga. 905-278-7059. ; $18(sr);(under 18). Proceeds in support of theCompass Food Bank.• 7:30: Oakham House Choir of RyersonUniversity. Crowns, Toys, and Songs forChristmas. Mozart: Coronation Mass, ReginaCoeli; Angerer: Toy Symphony; French choralfavourites. Jennifer Tung, soprano; DanielleMacMillan, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; ClarenceFrazer, baritone; Toronto Sinfonietta; MatthewJaskiewicz, music director. Calvin PresbyterianChurch, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-960-5551. ;; (st).• 7:30: Pax Christi Chorale. In Concert.Rheinberger: Star of Bethlehem; Seasonalfavourites. Bethany Horst, soprano; MichaelRobert-Broder, baritone; Stephanie Martin, conductor.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-491-8542. –. 6:45: Preconcertchat. Also Dec 2.• 7:30: Tallis Choir. Christmas at the TudorCourt. Tallis: Missa Puer Natus Est, VideteMiraculum; Byrd: This Day Christ was Born;Lullaby; also works by Sheppard, Weelkes,Kirbye. Peter Mahon, conductor. St. Patrick’sChurch, 141 McCaul St. 416-286-9798. ;(sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. DavisConducts Schumann and Strauss. Mendelssohn:Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream;Schumann: Piano Concerto; Strauss: DonQuixote. Jan Lisiecki, piano; Teng Li, viola;Joseph Johnson, cello; Andrew Davis, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. –5.• 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Ensemble. Grainger: Green Bushes;Puckett: It Perched for Vespers Nine; Adams:Grand Pianola Music. 2x10 piano duo (MidoriKoga and Lydia Wong); U of T SaxophoneEnsemble, Wallace Halladay, director; GillianMacKay, conductor. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (sr); (st).• 7:30: Village Voices. Gloria. Rutter: Gloria;other seasonal works and carol sing-along. JoanAndrews, conductor. St. Andrews PresbyterianChurch, 143 Main St., Markham. 905-294-8687. ; (sr/st); free(under 12).• 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Handelin the Snow. Handel: Messiah (sing-along);Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite; Courtney: AMusicological Journey Through the TwelveDays of Christmas. Trinity Festival Chorus,Tony Browning, conductor. Trinity AnglicanChurch, 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-?? ;(sr/st).• 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Quint-Essential Brahms. Brahms: String Quintet in GOp.111; Clarinet Quintet in b Op.115. NicolaiTarasov, clarinet; Edwin Huizinga and ElizabethLoewen Andrews, violin, Emily Eng andShannon Knights, viola; Kerri McGonigle, cello.Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave.416-629-3716. ; (sr/st).• 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Sam Turton, JaneLewis and Eve Goldberg. Blues, jazz and gospel.St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 KingstonRd. 416-264-2235. ; (sr).• 8:00: Angelwalk Theatre/Winnipeg StudioTheatre. Ordinary Days. Music and lyrics byA. Gwon. With Justin Bott, Jay Davis, ConnieManfredi and Clara Scott; Kayla Gordon, stagedirector. Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708. .25–.75. Also Dec 2(mat), 4–8, 9(mat).• 8:00: Art of Time Ensemble. The BigBand Show. 26-piece big band. Ellington: NutCracker Suite; Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto;Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No.1. AndrewBurashko, conductor; guests: Mike Murley,saxophone; Al Kay, trombone; Kevin Turcotte,trumpet; John MacLeod, trumpet; JamesCampbell, clarinet; and others. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. –.• 8:00: Counterpoint Symphony Orchestra.In Concert. Dvořák: Slavonic Dances Op.46No.2; Monti: Czardas; Enesco: RomanianRhapsody No.1; Mozart: Symphony No.39K543. Saint Luke’s United Church, 353Sherbourne St. 416-926-9806. ; (13and under).• 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. ColmWilkinson: Broadway, Christmas & Beyond.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. –.• 8:00: Michael Kolk. CD Release GuitarRecital. Works by Bach, Sainz de la Maza,Scott, Ponce and Barrios. Church of St. MaryMagdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-530-4708.; (st).• 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. A WinterRose. See 2:00.• 8:00: Music Gallery/Manifesto Arts. JazzAvant Series: House of Spirit: Mirth – PheeroanakLaff with Ian Kamau. Music Gallery, 197John St. 416-204-1080. /(adv).• 8:00: Noah Zacharin Presents. Decades ofSong. Celebrating decades since Zacharin’s lastrecord release by having various singers performhis songs. Performers include Lynn Harrison,Joanne Crabtree, Laura Fernandez, Brian Cober,Peter Boyd, Tony Quarrington, Orit Shimoni andothers. Free Times Café, 320 College St. 416-536-9271. .• 8:00: Out of Reach Theatre. Tagged & It’sComplicated. See 3:00.• 8:00: Royal Conservatory. AmandaMartinez. Latin-Canadian singer-songwriter.Guest: Javier Limón, various instruments.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. and up.• 8:00: Scaramella. Lions and Tigers andBears, Oh My! Animal-themed music, frombaroque to the 21st century. Katherine Hill,soprano; Elyssa Lefurey-Smith, baroque violin;Joëlle Morton, violas da gamba; Sara-AnneChurchill, harpsichord; Kirk Elliott, one-manband.Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W.416-760-8610. ; (sr);(st).• 8:00: Scarborough PhilharmonicOrchestra. Festive Music from Around theURBAN FLUTE PROJECT .comDecember 1 – February 7, 2013 41

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