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Volume 19 Issue 4 - December 2013

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● ● 4:00: Church of the Ascension. TraditionalChristmas Lessons and Carols. Familiarand non-traditional choral pieces andsongs. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Free.Yuletide reception.● ● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.● ● 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Festivalfollowing the historic tradition of King’s Collegein Cambridge. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 6:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 7:00: Flato Markham Theatre. KarpovBallet Academy: An Evening of Classical Ballet.Students from Karpov Ballet Academyand the Canadian Dance Company will performpieces from classical ballets and balletminiatures. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham.905-305-7569. . Also Dec 23.● ● 7:00: Metropolitan United Church.Candlelight Lessons and Carols. MetropolitanChoirs; Patricia Wright & Angus Fung, organ.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 ext.26. Freewilloffering. Religious Service.● ● 7:00: Victoria Ballet Company. The Nutcracker.See Dec 20● ● 7:30: Jubilee United Church. A ChristmasConcert. Arthur Wenk, organ. 40 UnderhillDr. 416-447-6846. Free.● ● 7:30: Victoria Scholars. O Night Divine.Carols by composers from Canada andaround the world, featuring works from ONight Divine, Victoria Scholars’ most recentChristmas recording. Jerzy Cichocki. OurLady Of Sorrows, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. ; (sr/st). Also Dec 20 (BlessedSacrament Church).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Brownman 1: XMASParty and Show. New age. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323..Monday December 23● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 7:00: Flato Markham Theatre. Karpov BalletAcademy: An Evening of Classical Ballet.See Dec 22.Tuesday December 24● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyA. Concerts in the GTAMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 7:00: Church of the Ascension. Singalong.Traditional carols before ChristmasEve service. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881.Free.● ● 10:30: Metropolitan Community Church.24th Annual Christmas Eve Service and Celebration.Traditional Christmas Music. DianeLeah, Musical Director; Heather Bambrick,Elana Harte, Jeigh Madjus and Dale Miller,vocalists. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. . Religious Service. See ad,previous page.Thursday December 26● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.Friday December 27● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: David Briggs.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.● ● 7:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Landof Smiles. Lehár. Lara Ciekiewicz, soprano(Countess Lisa); Ernesto Ramirez, tenor(Prince Sou Chong); Vania Chan and CindyZhang, sopranos (Mi); Adam Fisher, tenor(Gustl); Derek Bate, conductor; GuillermoSilva-Marin, director. Jane Mallett Theatre,St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St.E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-7654. -.Also Dec 28, 29, 31(eve); Jan 2, 3, 4, 5.Saturday December 28● ● 2:00 and 7:00: Ross Petty Productions.The Little Mermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-ALFamily Musical! See Dec 1.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Landof Smiles. See Dec 27; Also Dec 29, 31(eve);Jan 2, 3, 4, 5.Sunday December 29● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27; Also Dec 31(eve); Jan 2,3, 4, 5.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Weekly Organ Recital: Andrew Ager.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.Monday December 30● ● 2:00: Flato Markham Theatre. BalletJorgen Canada presents The Nutcracker.171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7569. -. Also Dec 30(eve).● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 7:00: Flato Markham Theatre. BalletJorgen Canada presents The Nutcracker.See 2:00.Tuesday December 31● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1.● ● 7:00: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Bravissimo. Opera’s Greatest Hits. Verdi:excerpts from La Traviata, Rigoletto andAida; works by Puccini, Rossini, Offenbachand more. Opera Canada Symphony; ChorusNiagara; Orpheus Choir of Toronto; Erika Sunnegårdh,soprano; Rebecca Nelsen, soprano;Wallis Giunta, mezzo; Emanuele D’Aguanno,tenor; James Westman, baritone; RobertoPaternostro, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -5.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27; Also Jan 2, 3, 4, 5.Wednesday January 1● ● 2:00: Musicians in Ordinary. A New Year’sDay Concert – French Baroque Cantatas andSonatas. Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre:Le Sommeil d’Ulisse (The Sleep of Ulysses);other 18th century French salon works. HallieFishel, soprano; John Edwards,lutes; guests:Christopher Verrette, violin; Emma Zoe Elkinson,Baroque flute; Philip Fournier, keyboards.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. , (sr/st).● ● 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/RoyThomson Hall. Salute to Vienna.19th annual recreation of Vienna’s “Neujahrskonzert”!waltzes and operettas ofJohann Strauss Jr. and his contemporaries.Strauss Symphony of Canada; BernhardSchneider, conductor; Rebecca Nelsen, soprano;Daniel Serafin, baritone; dancers fromthe Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine; ballroomDancers. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-872-4255. -5.Thursday January 2● ● 2:00 and 7:00: Ross Petty Productions.The Little Mermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-ALFamily Musical! See Dec 1.● ● 8:00: Array Ensemble. Array Session #21.Array Music Space, 155 Walnut Avenue. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC.www.torontooperetta.comGuillermo Silva-MarinFounder and General DirectorIn the best Viennese tradition … music and theatre that evokes the exoticglamour of Beijing and Vienna in Lehár’s most accomplished score.THELand of Smiles(Das Land des Lächelns)Franz LehárDerek Bate, Conductor | Guillermo Silva-Marin, Stage DirectorLara Ciekiewicz, Vania Chan, Cindy Zhang, Ernesto Ramírez,Adam Fisher and Curtis SullivanDec. 27, 28 & 31* and Jan. 2, 3 & 4 at 8pmDec. 29 & Jan. 5 at 2pm* New Year’s Eveparty at HotHouse.416-366-7723 | 1-800-708-6754 | www.stlc.com50 | December 1, 2013 – February 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

● ● 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. A New Year’sDay Concert – French Baroque Cantatas andSonatas. Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre:Le Sommeil d’Ulisse (The Sleep of Ulysses);other 18th century French salon works. HallieFishel, soprano; John Edwards,lutes; guests:Christopher Verrette, violin; Emma Zoe Elkinson,Baroque flute; Philip Fournier, keyboards.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. , (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27; Also Jan 3, 4, 5.Friday January 3● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.See Dec 6.● ● 2:00 and 7:00: Ross Petty Productions.The Little Mermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-ALFamily Musical! See Dec 1.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27; Also Jan 4, 5.Saturday January 4● ● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.● ● 2:00: Ross Petty Productions. The LittleMermaid: Ontario’s O-FISH-AL FamilyMusical! See Dec 1● ● 8:00: Li Delun Music Foundation. NewYear’s Concert 2014. An East meets WestConcert of Favourite Classics. J. Strauss II:Overture to Die Fledermaus; Gershwin: Rhapsodyin Blue; Anlun Huang: Viola Concerto III;and other works. Dong Xiao Xu, conductor;Yun Fei Wang, er hu; Sheng Cai, piano; TengLi, viola. George Weston Recital Hall, TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-490-7962. (VIP), , , , .● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27; Also Jan 5.Sunday January 5● ● 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Land ofSmiles. See Dec 27.● ● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ music for Epiphany. Andrew Adair,organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.● ● 4:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.Tuesday January 7● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: The Colours of Passion.Works by Rachmaninov, de Falla, Prokofievand Messiaen. Mehdi Ghazi, piano.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. In Concert. Winners Recital Jim andCharlotte Norcop Prize in Song and GwendolynWilliams Koldofsky Prize in Accompanying.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.Wednesday January 8● ● 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Noonday organ recitals. Aaron James, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.● ● 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series:Winter Reflections. Standards and originalcompositions. Joe Sealy, piano. RichardBradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8231. Free.Thursday January 9● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic. Hannah Teminsky, horn. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Thursdays at Noon. Works by Bloch,Hindemith and R. Clarke. Eric Nowlin, viola;James Parker, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atMet. Joey Jang, tenor. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 ext. 26.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.Ager in honour of Ruth Kort. Vicki St. Pierre,David Roth, James McLean, Vicki Hathawayand Andrew Ager. Cathedral Church ofSt. James, Snell Hall, 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free will offering.● ● 2:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Dec 12.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@258Festival: Symphony 39. Overture toLa Clemenza di Tito, Piano Concerto No.18,K456, Symphony No.39, K543. Ignat Solzhenitsyn,conductor & piano. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -5. Postconcertparty to follow in the lobby.● ● 8:00: Guitar Society of Toronto. In Concert.Works by Bach, Prince, Elvis, andVerdery. Benjamin Verdery, classical guitar.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-964-8298. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: I FURIOSI. Turn, Turn, Turn. JamesJohnstone, harpsichord. Windermere UnitedChurch, 356 Windermere Ave. 416-910-8740.; (st/sr/underemployed). See ad, nextpage.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ. See Dec 12.Sunday January 12● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Quartets: St. LawrenceString Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in E-flatOp.20 No.1; Martinů: Quartet No.5; Dvořák:Quartet in C Op.6. Lesley Robertson, viola;Chris Costanza, cello; Geoff Nuttall and ScottSt. John, violin. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -;(st/accompanying adult ½ price); payyour age(18-25).Friday January 10● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.See Dec 6.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. LittleShop of Horrors. See Dec 5.● ● 8:00: Lower Ossington Theatre. AvenueQ See Dec 12.Saturday January 11● ● 12:30: Cathedral Church of St. James.Naomi Skerrett Recital Series: Schubert and● ● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebrationof Canadian Composers. PaminaQuartet with Patricia Parr. Beethoven: StringQuartet Op.18, No.5; Kelly Marie Murphy:“This is my voice”; Dvořák: Piano Quintet.Csaba Koczó & Marie Bérard, violin; TheresaRudolph, viola; Roberta Janzen, cello; PatriciaParr, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.416-654-0877. ; (st). Reception followingto meet the artists.● ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@258Festival: Symphony 39. See Jan 11.● ● 3:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto UkrainianMale Chamber Choir. Christmas Concert.Ukrainian carols and New Year’s songs.Guests: Lemon Bucket Orkestra and CanadianBandurist Capella. Islington UnitedChurch, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-763-2197or 416-246-9880. -.● ● 3:30: Talisker Players. Anything Goes.Selections from the Cole Porter songbook.Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo; Bud Roach,tenor. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 BloorSt. W. 416-466-1800 or 416-978-8849. ;thewholenote.com December 1, 2013 – February 7, 2014 | 51

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