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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Concert Choir. Rossini: PetiteMesse solennelle. Lisette Canton, conductor.Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade EastBuilding, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. ;(st).Tuesday December 3●●1:00: St. James Cathedral. Weekly OrganRecital: Andrew Ager. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Voice Performance Class. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park.416-978-3750. Free.●●7:00: Downtown Vocal Music Academy ofToronto. The Four Elements: Earth, Air, Fireand Water in Song. A wide range of choralmusic. Students of the Downtown VocalMusic Academy of Toronto; Ori Carmona,Sarah Parker, Abby Pierce, Meghan Stock,conductors. Ryerson Community SchoolAuditorium, 96 Denison Ave. 416-393-1340.Free; donations accepted.●●7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●7:30: St. James Cathedral. Handel’s Messiah.Vicki St. Pierre, conductor; CathedralChoir; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich,mezzo; Aaron Ferguson, tenor; andJames Westman, baritone; Talisker Players.Cathedral Church of St. James, 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x245. -.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Guitar Ensemble Concert. JeffreyMcFadden, director. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.●●8:00: International Resource Centre forPerforming Artists. Canadian Day Revisited.Reprise of a July Canada Day performancein Rome. Works by Brahms, Papineau-Couture,Poulenc, Eatock, Rossini and Schubert.Jana Miller, soprano; Kornel Wolak, clarinet;Guillaume Tardif, violin; Younggun Kim,piano; Dominic Mancuso Group. Lula Lounge,1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. PWYC. Dinnerat 6:30; call for reservation.●●8:00: The Nathaniel Dett Chorale. AnIndigo Christmas. Songs to the Black Virgin.A. Concerts in the GTASt. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 100 OldOrchard Grove Rd. 416-340-0550. $?.Wednesday December 4●●11:30am: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. York University Men’s Choir. Worksby Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Schubert, Sullivanand others. Lisette Canton, conductor. TributeCommunities Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday Organ Recitals: Giles Bryant, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.●●7:00: Arts and Events Programming atthe University of Toronto Scarborough.Materials of Music Recital. Arts and AdministrationBuilding, University of Scarborough,1265 Military Trail, Scarborough. 416-208-2931. Free.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Vocal Jazz Ensemble and 11 O’ClockJazz Orchestra. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Nuyamł-ił Kulhulmx/Singing the Earth. Aninterdisciplinary work that explores the interconnectednessof the people of Bella Coola.Music by Anna Höstman. Continuum ensemble;Marion Newman, mezzo; Wallace Halladay,saxophone; Joseph Macerollo, accordion;Kristen Bruya, bass; Gregory Oh, conductor.Wychwood Theatre, 76 Wychwood Ave.416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts workers);(st). Also Dec 5.●●8:00: ToyBox Productions. How I Lost OnePound, the Musical. Musical comedy writtenand performed by Lesley Carlberg. ElennaMosoff, director; Tony Smith and Stephen Targett,composition; Janet d’Eon Ebos, musicalconsultant; Sarina Condello, choreography.Tarragon Theatre Extra Space, 30 BridgmanAve. 416-531-1827 . ; (sr); (st). AlsoDec 5, 6, 7(mat and eve), 8(mat and eve).●●9:00 and 10:15: Mezzetta Restaurant. Jazzat Mezzetta. Rebecca Enkin, vocals; Rob Thaller,piano; MarkEnkin, electric bass. 681 St.Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. . Also at 10:15.Thursday December 5●●12:00_noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. Lunchtime Concert. Selectionof concert band music including classical,musicals and other genres, usually with onevocal selection. John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Lunch friendly.●●12:00_noon: Jubilee United Church. Musicat Midday: A French Baroque Christmas.Arthur Wenk, organ. 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846. Free.●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church of Deer Park. LunchtimeChamber Music: University of Toronto DoubleReed Band. Nadina Mackie Jackson, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.●●12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Arnold Tirzits and Matthew Coons, piano.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free.●●12:30: York University Department ofMusic. Music at Midday: Classical PianoShowcase. Tribute Communities Hall, AccoladeEast Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.●●7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. World Music Ensembles Concert.Gamelan Ensemble; Annette Sanger, director;Klezmer Enesemble; Brian Katz, director;Japanese Taiko Ensemble; Kiyoshi Nagata,director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.●●7:30: York University Department ofMusic. York U Symphony Orchestra. Worksby Delius, Elgar, Holst and Mendelssohn. MarkChambers, conductor. Tribute CommunitiesHall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5888. ; (sr/st).●●8:00: Continuum Contemporary Music.Nuyamł-ił Kulhulmx/Singing the Earth. SeeDec 4.●●8:00: Music Toronto. Gryphon Trio.Beethoven: Trio in D Op.70 No.1, “Ghost”;Schafer: 20th anniversary commission forGryphon Trio (World premiere); Mendelssohn:Trio No.2 in c Op.66; works from thestudent composers’ programme at Earl HaigCollegiate. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. /.50(withaccompanying student); (sr);(st); PayYour Age(18–25).●●8:00: ToyBox Productions. How I Lost OnePound, the Musical. See Dec 4. Also Dec 6,7(2:30 and 8:00), 8(2:30 and 8:00).Friday December 6●●7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Masterworks: All Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky:Suite from The Sleeping Beauty; Variationson a Rococo Theme; Symphony No.5. NarekHakhnazaryan, cello; Marcelo Lehninger, conductor.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or Chinese hotline: 416-593-0688.–5. 6:45 Pre-concert chat. Also Dec 7.●●7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Wind Symphony Concert. Bernstein:Slava; Bohme: Concerto for Trumpet;Revueltas: Sensemayá; Mahr: Imagine, If YouWill; Lo Presti: Elegy for a Young American;Vaughan Williams: Variations for Wind Band.48 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Lisa Hartl, trumpet; Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor.MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Dupré : Le monde dans l’attente du Sauveur.Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.●●8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Handel’sMessiah. Lydia Adams, conductor; AllisonAhrends, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo;Isaiah Bell, tenor; Doug MacNaughton, bass.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E.416-217-0537. ; (sr); (st).●●8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. A CanadianNoël. Henderson: Magnificat; Song ofMary; works by Willan, Daley, Sirett, Patriquinand others. Eunseong Cho, organ; HilaryApfelstadt, conductor. St. Thomas’s AnglicanChurch, 383 Huron St. 416-917-5987. ;(sr); (st).●●8:00: Rant Maggie Rant. Annual Frost &Fire: A Celtic Christmas Celebration Tour.Celtic world beat. Sanderson Hall, St. Paul’sUnited Church, 30 Main St. S, Brampton.905-451-1405. /(adv). Also Nov 28, 29,30(locations vary).●●8:00: ToyBox Productions. How I Lost OnePound, the Musical See Dec 4. Also Dec 7(2:30and 8:00), 8(2:30 and 8:00).●●8:00: Upper Canada Choristers/CantemosLatin Ensemble. Laudamus Te. Vivaldi: Gloria;works by Praetorius and Handel; Fernandes:Xicochi; and other villancicos de navidad.Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor; Blair Salter,piano. Guest: Christopher Dawes, organ.Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. ./(adv); free(children and high schoolstudents).●●8:00: Windmill Theatre. All is Calm–All isBright. The First Noël (arr. Forrest); CoventryCarol(arr. Rouse); Rutter: Christmas Lullaby;and other works. Windmill Chorus and StringQuartet; Victor Chen, violin; Joshua Tamayo,conductor. Great Hall, Unitarian Congregationof Mississauga, 84 South Service Rd.,Mississauga. 905-483-5702. . Also Dec 7.Saturday December 7●●2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Gloria!Rutter: Gloria; other seasonal works. RBCBACH CHILDREN’S CHORUSBACH CHAMBER YOUTH CHOIRLinda Beaupré, ConductorEleanor Daley, PianistTheatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living ArtsDr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ;(sr/st); (child). Also 8:00.●●2:00: Paskke String Quartet. ClassicalChamber Works for Oboe, Bassoon andString Quartet. Aurora Cultural Centre,22 Church St., Aurora. See Nov 9 (8:00, CollegeStreet United Church).●●2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.• THE 5TH ANNUAL •CityCarol SingIn collaboration withCitytv In support ofFood Banks across CanadaSATURDAY, DEC. 7TH2:00 PMYORKMINSTER PARK BAPTIST CHURCHWITH SPECIAL GUESTSCYNTHIA DALER.H. THOMPSONGORD MARTINEAUand The True North BrassFREE ADMISSION●●2:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.The 5th Annual City Carol Sing. Larkin Singers;Viva Youth Singers; Yorkminster ParkChoir; Christ Church Deer Park Choir.1585 Yonge St. (416) 922-1167. Free. A collectionwill be taken for the Churches-on-the-Hill Food Bank.●●2:30: ToyBox Productions. How I Lost OnePound, the Musical. See Dec 4. Also 8:00 andDec 8(2:30 and 8:00).●●7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid. See Nov 22.●●7:00: Royal Conservatory. CelebratingFrank Sinatra and Paolo Conte with John Pizzarelliand Daniela Nardi. John Pizzarelli andDaniela Nardi, vocals. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. and up.●●7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus/Bach ChamberYouth Choir. This Frosty Tide. LindaBeaupre, conductor; Eleanor Daley, pianist.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.1-855-985-2787. -.●●7:30: Cantores Celestes Women’s Choir.Vivaldi’s Gloria. Celebrating 25 years! Vivaldi:Gloria; other seasonal favourites. KellyGalbraith, director; Ellen Meyer, piano; PaulOtway, trumpet; Matthew Coons, organ; TheEmperor String Quartet. Runnymede UnitedChurch, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522.. General Admission. No reserved seating.●●7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. SacredTraditions 2013. Bach: Cantata BWV140“Sleepers Wake”; Glick: Kedusha; and otherworks. Natalie Donnelly, soprano; JustinWelsh, baritone; Henry Renglich, conductor;Carl Steinhauser, piano. Humber ValleyUnited Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke.416-769-9271 or 416-622-6923. .●●7:30: Royal Conservatory. Academy ChamberOrchestra. String students from thePhil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy forYoung Artists. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, RoyalConservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.Free; ticket required.Saturday,December 7, 2013 at 7:30pmToronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge St. (north of Sheppard)Tickets: and at the Toronto Centre box officeor TicketMaster at 1-855-985-2787bachchildrenschorus.caPhoto by Flickr user Jeremy Wheaton. Used under Creative Commons November 1 – December 7, 2013 | 49

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