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Volume 2 Issue 4 - December 1996/January 1997

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Dec'96/ Jan'97 • 1 1 :OOam: Music at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Palestrina: Missa de Beata Virgine; Guerrero: Canite Tuba. York Symphony Orchestra presents: OLD VIORLDINEWVIORLD Royer: Dance for Orchestra Mozart: Conce11o for Eute&Harp Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 from the New World at CITY PLAYHOUSE: Nov. 30th@ 7:30PM phone: 905-709-4057 and MARKHAM THEATRE: Dec. 1st@ 7:30PM phone: 905-305-1469 Tickets:- AMARYLAKE CHRISTMAS! Dec. 15TH@ 2PM & 5PM fax/ph: 905.a84-3787 Tickets: - A Family Favourite! A~eus ~C!Joir OF GREATER TORONTO 477 Manning Ave. 769-7991. • 2:00: Art Gallery of Ontario & Royal Conservatory of Music. . . ·:.:.:.:.. ... .. Solos, duos, trios and quartets ,::.,:~:(:~:::~:>,:~:::~:~::::;::~:~:.):,:·.::: for guitars by Brouwer, Joplin, Lydia Adams. Conductor Gallant, Beauvais, Villa Lobos and others. William Beauvais, Michael Connor, Jeff McFadden, Robert Hamilton, guitars. Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. West. 979-6608. Free with Gallery admission. • 2:00: Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Cavalli: La Calista (1651). Tom Diamond, dir; Gary Wedow, cond. Du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay Wast. 363-2348. . • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre Coca-Cola Concert. Pan Fantasy Steel Band, Wendy Jones, leader. Caribbean-style music and Christmas favourites. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • 2:30: A multicultural Christmas performance by five · choirs from the Italian, French, German and Ukrainian communities. Coro S. Marco, Daniel Colla, dir; Les Voix du Coeur, Manon Cote, dir; Schola Cantorum, Manfred Petz, dir; Shevchenko Male Chorus, Alexander Veprinsky, dir; Coro Verdi, Giuseppe Macina, dir. St. Charles Borromeo Church, 81 1 Lawrence Ave. West. 789-701 1 ext.250. ,. • 3:00 & 8:00: Amadeus Choir, Lydia Adams, cond. Carols with Brass. Presenting the winning carols of the tenth annual Amadeus Christmas Carol and Celebrating the lOth Anniversary of the Christmas Carol and Chanukah Song Writing Competition Eleanor Daley, Pianist and Organist and brass quintet with the BACH CHILDREN'S CHORUS Linda Beaupre, Conductor ca·rols with Brass· Honouring all those who have contributed to the Competition during the past ten years Sunday, December 1, 1996 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. George Weston Recital Hall Ford Centre for the Performing Arts TICKETS: and (GST included) Tickets may be obtained by visiting the box office of the Ford Centre for the Performing Arts or by phoning TicketMaster at (416) 872-2222. - - ... . . .......... . -----~~~--~ Chanukah Song Writing Competition. Bach Children's Chorus, Linda Beaupre, cond. with brass quintet and Eleanor Daley, piano and organ. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 324-9333. ,. • 3:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. La Fontegara. Music by Frescobaldi, Gabrieli, Willaert, Zarlino, Lupo. Peter Hannan, David Klausner, Alison Melville, Natalie Michaud, Colin Savage, recorders. St. George the Martyr Church, 205 John St. 588-4301. ,. • 3:00: Bryn Terfel, bass· baritone - Toronto debut recital. Schubert: selected songs; lbert: Chansons de Don Quichotte; Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel. With Malcolm Martineau, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. -. • 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society, Chrys A . Bentley, dir. .Handel: Messiah. St. Dominic's Church, Cawthra Rd. at Atwater. 905-278-7059. ,. • 3:00: York University Wind Symphony, Donald Coakley, cond. Dacary Hall, Mclaughlin College, York University, 4700 Keele St. 756-51 86 • 4:"30: Great Music at St. Anne's. Abendmusic. Maureen MicAoidh, harp. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 536-3160. Free. • 7:00: Brentford Symphony Orchestra. Annual Christmas Concert. Toronto Children's Chorus; Stanley Saunders, Jean Ashworth Bartle, conductors. Sanderson Performing Arts Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, 1-800-265-0710. -24 • 7:30: York Symphony. From the Old World to the New. Royer: Dance for Orchestra; Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp; Dvorak: Symphony #9 (From. the New World). Ingrid Back by popula Cu'Fu? (So wh A Sicilian's response life's perplexing Written and performed by Calogero ( Charly) Chiarelli Story, song and blues ha Sept. 20 to end of October, 199 Fri & Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm Tickets & Artword Theatre 81 Portland Street, #201, Toronto 416· 408-1146 (east of Bathurst, south of King) PULSE Takahashi, flute; Sharlene Wallace, harp. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ,. . • 8:00: Choir of St. Joseph's Church, Hamilton. Handel: Messiah (Part I); Vivaldi: Magnificat; Manfredini: Christmas Concerto. Carolyn Sinclair, soprano; Jo-Anne Bentley, mezzo soprano; Glyn Evans, tenor; Peter Fisher, baritone; Michael Jarvis, conductor. St. Joseph's Church, 260 Herkimer St, Hamilton. 905- 528-0019. ,. • 8:00: Esprit Orchestra Festival. Orchestral- Theatre, Orchestral - Film. Schafer: Cortege; The Falcon's Trumpet; .Takamitsu: Toward the Sea II (excerpts); Xenakis: For the Whales (excerpts); Weill: 01- Musik (excerpts); Pauk: Weill Variations; Rhombus film excerpts from: For the Whales; Ravel; September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill. Stuart Laughton, trumpet. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366- 7723. . • 8:00: H·art House Singers, Melva Treffinger Graham, cond. Schubert, Icicles, and Other Frozen Treats. Schubert: Mass in G; Rutter: When lqicles Hang. Alexander Kats, piano. Great Hall of Hart House, University of Toronto. 785-0397. Free. • 7:30: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. York University Choir and York· Chamber Choir, Albert Greer, cond. Karen Rymal, piano. Burton Auditorium, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • 8:00: Centuries Opera Association. Vocal Recital- an evening of classical and operatic

Dec'96/ Jan'97 PULSE arias, solos; duets and ensembles, with Mila Filatova, piano. Studio Theatre, Ford Centre. 5040 Yonge St. 787- 3708. . • 8:00: Mozart Society. Koczian String Quartet. Mozart: String quartets in G major (K80), d minor (K421) and C major (K465). Sunderland Hall, First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, 175 St. Clair Ave. West. 482-2173. Recommended donation . • 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society and Kiwanis Club of . Casa Lorna. Wur/itzer Pops! at ·. Casa Loma. Cole Holland, organ. · 1 Austin Terrace. 964-7176. . • 8:00: Toronto Wind Orchestra. Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy; Hindemith: Symphony in B flat (1951). Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra; guest conductor: Donald Hunsberger, dir, Eastman Wind Ensemble. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yo.nge St. 429-3407. ,. Group rates available for parties of 1 0 or more. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Vienna Choir Boys. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 1 :00: First Canadian Place. Members of The Toronto Symphony Orchestra and members of The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir perform holiday favourites. Waterfall Stage, Concourse Level. 862- 6034. Free. • 1 :00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital, Giles Bryant. Bach recital: 'Little' Prelude & Fugue (e, 533); from Schubler Chorales - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (645); Meine Seele erhebt den Herren (648); Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ (649); Passacaglia & Fugue (c, 582). 65 Church Street at King. 369-0020. Free. • 8:00: Music Toronto. Marc- Andre Hamelin, piano. Schumann: Carnaval Op.9; Alkan: Concerto for Solo Piano; Nos. 8,9 & 10 from Douze Etudes dans Tous Les Tons Mineurs. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ,. / • 8:00: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Jazz Orchestra and Choir, David Mott and Bob Hamper, directors. McLaughlin College Junior Common Room, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • 9:00: Music Gallery. CCMC. This real-time composition team is made up of Paul Dutton, John Oswald, Michael Snow and others. 179 Richmond St. West. 204-1080. Free. • 12:00 noon: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Music at Noon - Student Ensembles. Program of improvisation and electroacoustic music. Dacary Hall, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Michael Bloss, Director of Music, Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. 1585 Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. • 6:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. All That's Jazz. Bonnie Brett, vocalist. Mike Lewis, piano; Bill Graham, drums; Jimmy Amaro, bass; Theodore Gentry, host.· Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. West. 979-6648. Free. • 7:30: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker. Elizabeth Paterson Da.nce Company. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St. (905) 815-2021. ,.50. • 8:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Ritesh Das, dir. Collaboration with Toronto jazz greats George Koller, Julie Michels, Ernie Tollar. Du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 973-4000. ,.50. • 8:00: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Jazz Faculty Concert. McLaughlin College Junior Common Room, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • 12:00 noon: Glenn G.ould Studio: Music Atound Us. Francine Kay, piano. Ravel: Jeux d'eau; Schumann: Fantasie. 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. Free. • 12:00 noon: .York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Piano Marathon I & II. Solo and duet performances by· students of the Piano Dept. Dacary Hall, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. • 12:10: Music in St. Paul's. Organ recital by .Eric Robertson. St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 961-8116. Free. • 12:10: University of Toronto Thursday Noon Series. Performance by student chamber ensembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744/3750. Free. • 5:00: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Jazz Bash! Jazz ensembles in a series of jam sessions. McLaughlin College Junior Common Room. 736- 5186. Free. • 6:45: TSO Classic lntro preconcert talk. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. Free with ticket to the 8 p.m. performance or .50 per ticket. • 7:30: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See December 4. • 8:00: Tafelmusik. A Choral Celebration. Bach: Singet dem Herrn; Delalande: Super Flumina Babylonis; Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben; Beethoven: Elegaic Song; Poulenc: Motets pour le temps de Noel; Mozart: Ave Verum. Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, lvars Taurins, dir. Trinity­ St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 964-6337. to . • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Takemitsu: From Me Flows What You Call Time; Dvorak: Symphony #9 "From the New World." Nexus, percussion ensemble; Zdenek Macal, cond. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 8:00: University of Toronto Guitar Orchestra. Eli Kassner, dir. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744/3750. Free. Bach Delalande Brahms Beethoven Poulenc . Tickets: • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers' Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Aubergine Wind Quintet. 60 Simcoe St. 593- 4822. Free. • 12:00 noon: York University Faculty of Fine Arts. Dacary Hall. See December 5. • 7:30: Oakville Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. See December 4. • 8:00: Ensemble Unterwegs, Dexter A. Roberts, dir. Kuzmenko: A Prayer for Orchestra; Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings; Williams: Commissioned Work for Oboe and Orchestra; Handel: Selections from Messiah. Assembly of Voices Chamber Choir, Chrys Bentley, dir; Lenard Whiting, tenor; Sandra Boyse, mezzo-soprano; Edward Franko, tenor; Joey Salvalaggio, oboe. St. Mary's Arts Centre, 40 Westmoreland. 596-9795. ,. • 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir, Harris J. Loewen, dir. Christmas Fanfare. Rutter: Gloria; Pinkham: Christmas Cantata; music of Barry Gosse. Trillium Brass; several former conductors. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Road. 621-2813. to . • 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers, John Tuttle, cond. A ::}}}'{{Medieval Christmas: Old Bottles, New Wine. Medieval music and ::::=: modern-day works influenced by \: the spirit of the Middle Ages. 8:00PM / DECEMiitR 8 - 3:30PM & 8:00PM PERFORMANCE ADDED DUE TO TICKET DEMAND! Singet dem Herrn Super Flumina Babylonis Warum ist das Licht gegeben Elegiac Song Motets pour le temps de Noel ,, (GST included)

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