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Volume 2 Issue 4 - December 1996/January 1997

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... '' ...... . Dec'96/ Jan'97 -- ------- --~ -- • 7:30: Las Six Woodwind Sextet. Works by Mozart, Poulenc, Francaix and Danzi. Christopher Lee, flute; Barbara Bolte, oboe; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Christian Sharpe, bassoon; Darcy McFadyen, french horn; Tania Lee Osmond, piano. Church of St. Clement, 59 Briar Hill Ave. 693-5267. Pay what you can. • 8:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region, Robert Richardson, cond. The Joy of Christmas '96. Dalglish: Star in the East; traditional and modern Christmas choral music including settings by Rutter. Forget•Me-Nots Children's Choir, Ingrid Szauter, dir; Trevor Dearham, Pat Mannion and Martin Neuland, trumpets. Richmond Hill United Church, 10201 Yonge St. 905- 731-8318. Admission by • donation to Richmond Hill Food Bank. • 8:00: CJRT-FM "Sound of Toronto" Jazz Concert. Mike Downes Quartet. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road . 696-3127. . • 1 :OOpm Cathedral Church of St. James. Giles Bryant - Bach organ recital: Fantasia con imitazione {b, 563); from Orgelbuchlein {603-608) ~· Puer natus in Bethlehem; Gelobet seist du; Der Tag, der ist so freundreich; Vom Himmel hoc:;h, da komm ich her; Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar; In dulci Jubilo; Pastorale {F, 590), Fantasia {G, 572). 65 Church Street at King. 369-0020. Free. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Handel: Messiah. See December 13. • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Noonday Organ Recital. Thomas Fitches, organist and choir master, ·st. Clement's Anglican Church. 1585'Yonge St. 925-7312. Free. • 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. "Home for the Holidays• Family Christmas Pops ----~-- • 8:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. All That's Jazz. Sharron Mcleod, vocalist; Mike Lewis, piano; Bill Graham, drums; Jimmy Amaro, bass; Theodore Gentry, host. Walker Court, 317 Dundas St. West. 979-6648. Free. - Concert. Humperdinck: Overture • 12:10: Music in St. Paul's. to Hansel an~ Gretel; J. Strauss, Organ recital. by Tom Fitches. St. Jr: Chatterbox Polka; ' . Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Champagne Polka; Tovey: Bloor St. East. 961-8116. Free. Overture to Carol of the Bells; • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel: Caribbean traditional (arr. Messiah. Henriette Schellenberg, Tovey): Virgin Mary had a Baby soprano; Catherine Robbin, alto; Boy; arr. Tovey: God Rest You Alan Bennett, tenor; William Merry, Gentlemen; arr .. Wilcocks: Sharp, baritone. Yorkminster 0 Come All Ye Faithful. Orpheus Park Baptist Church, 1585 Choir; Bramwell Tovey, cond. · Yonge St. 964-6337. to Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe . St. 593-4828. Adults to • 8:00: Toronto Symphony ; Children .75 to .25. Orches·tra and Toronto PULSE Mendelssohn Choir. Handel: Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 13. • 8:00: Amadeus Choir. Lydia Adams, cond. G.F. Handel: · Messiah. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo-soprano; Scot Weir, tenor; Simon Kirkbride, bass. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 324-9333. ,,.50. • 8:00: Anoex Singers of Toronto, Brad Ratzlaff, cond. A Baroque Christmas. Marc­ Antoine Charpentier: Midnight Mass for Christmas. With soloists, woodwinds & brass ensemble. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. ,. 922-4954. • 8:00: Sine Nomine. Now Make We Marthe - Medieval Music for Advent and Christmas. Holly Cluett, soprano; Jay Lambie, tenor; Bryan Martin, baritone and lute; Randall Rosenfeld, vielle, gittern, flute and recorder.; Andrea Budgey, vielle, rebec, recorder and harp. Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103 Bellevue Ave. 638-9445. ,. • 8:00: -Sinfonia Mississauga, John Barnum, cond. Gloria. See December 12. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Road. 905-274-1571. ,{se),{st) • 8:00: Tafelmusik. Handel: Messiah. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. See December 19. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. "Holly Cole Holiday Concert. • Glenn Morley, cond. Massey Hall, Shuter St. east of Yorige. 593-4828. ~int nomint The Orpheus Choir of Toronto presents our new compact disk .... Featuring the premiere recording of The Mystery of Bethlehem by Healey Willan! For more information call: ( 416) 530-4428 Only .00 J}otu makt tut mtrtf) Medieval Musicfor Advent and Christmas Friday, December 20 8PM St. Stephen-in-the-Fields I 416-638-9445

Dec'96/ Jan'97 PULSE ,,. • 8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant. Daniel Eby's "A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals." See December 6. • 2:00: Tafelmusik. Sin{J Along Messiah. See December 19. Massey Hall, Shuter St. east of Yonge. 872-4255, 593-4828. ,. • 3:00 & 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Brainerd Blyden­ Taylor, cond. Fiesta Navidad. Ramirez: Navidad Nuestra; Navidad en Virano (Canadian Premiere); Misa Criolla (Dance Premiere); Barnes: Adioses (World Premiere). Sidgwick Scholars; Eddison Lindsay & Judith Miller, choreographers with members of the Latin percussion ensemble Nazka. Du Maurier Theatre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 530-4428. ,. • 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir, Robert Cooper, cond. The Magic of Christmas. Edward Moroney, accompanist. St. Anne's Anglican, 270 Gladstone Ave. 598-0422. . • 8:00: Amadeus Choir. G.F. Handel: Messiah. George Weston Recital Hall. See Dec. 20. • 8:00: Pax Christi Chorale. A. Renaissance Christmas. Near: Cum Novo Cantico; songs and dances by Palestrina & Praetorius; Gregorian chant. Early instrumental ensemble; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ; Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road. 494-7889/484- 9149. ,. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. "Holly Cole Holiday , Concert. • Massey Hall. See December 20. • 8:15: Te Deum Orchestra & Singers, Richard Birney-Smith, dir. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Corelli: Christmas Concerto; Torelli: Christmas Concerto; Wiilali:- Missa Brevis #4 (Corde natus); Yon: Jesu Bambino; Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter; Darby: 'Twas the Night before Christmas; audience carols. Pre-concert chat at 8:00. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,,. • 8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant. Daniel Eby's "A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals." • 11 :OOam: Music at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Mass X, Plainsong; Ager: Ave Maria. 477 Manning Ave. 769- 7991. • 2:00: Aradia Ensemble. A Roman Christmas. Caldara: La Vaticini di Pace (The Balm of Peace); sinfonias and other chamber music. Linda Dayantis­ Straub, lyric soprano; Mary Enid Haines, soprano; Jennifer Lane, mezzo-soprano. David Arnot, tenor; Kevin Mallon, dir. Great Hall, Old St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. East. 905,625-4286. ,. • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre Coca-Cola Concerts. Daniel Huezo. Classic traditional and folkloric songs and Christmas tunes from El Salvador, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela, sung and played on guitar, quena, charango, cuatro and other instruments. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • 2:00: T~ronto Children's Chorus Christmas Concert. Matthias: Salvator Mundi; Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas; Schafer: Snowforms; Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs of the Four Seasons. Lois Marshall, special guest narrator. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. ,,. • 3:00 & 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Du Maurier Theatre. See December 21 . • 3:00: Trinity-St. Paul's United Church Vocal Concert Series. The Gents Christmas Revels. Selection from Dickens' A Christmas Carol; Medieval plainsong, traditional carols, contemporary holiday songs. John Huston, actor. 427 Bloor St. West. 694-6642. ,. • 4:30: Mississauga Choral Society, Chrys A. Bentley, dir. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. St. Dominic's Church, Cawthra Rd. at Atwater. 905- 278-7059. Free will offering. • 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Choir and Soloists; Thomas Gonder organ; William Maddox, dir. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. • 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. "Carols United. • With organ and the Metropolitan Silver Band. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. ~63-0331. Admission by donlltion. • 8:00: Canadian Brass' Annual Christmas Concert. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 872-4255. ,,. Limited VIP seating. >/ • 8:00: North York Symphony // Christmas concert, Kerry :r: Stratton, cond. Vaughan :::) Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves; Franck: Panis Angelicus; seasonal music by Bach, Holman and Rutter. North York Festival Singers, Doreen Rao, dir. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yoilge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: The Victoria Scholars, Jerzy Cichocki, cond. Christmas with Brass; Daniel Pinkham: Christmas Cantata; Randol Alan Bass: Gloria (Canadian Premiere); favourite carols. William O'Meara, accompanist; the Amor Artists Brass Ensemble. Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 761- 7776. ,. • 10:00am: Toronto Mendelssohn Choirs, Toronto Mass Choir. Annual Christmas Carol Concert. Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. West. 932-8666. Free. • 11 :OOpm: Music at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Ager: Missa Brevis II (Rex Pacificus); Willan: Hodie Christus Natus Est. 477 Manning Ave. 769-7991. • 1 O:OOam: Music at the Church of St. lillary Magdalene. Folk Mass. 477 Manning Ave. 769-7991. . • 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Johann Strauss Jr: A Night in Venice. Guillermo Silva­ Marin, stage director; Peter Oleskevich, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. to . • 8:30: Gatsby's Rest aurant . "A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals." See December 6. • 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Johann Strauss Jr: A Night in Venice. Jane Mallett Theatre. See December 27. • 8:30: Gatsby's Restaurant. • A Magical Journey from Mozart to Musicals." See December 6. • 11 :OOam: Music at the Church of St. Mary M agdalene. Byrd: Mass for Three Voices; Tallis: Euge Caeli. 477 Manning Ave. 769-7991. • 3:00: SDA Choral Ensemble of Greater Toronto. Mi Corazon, :;:;:;: the compelling port rayal of fi God's passion for His people. :::=::: Featuring the modern oratorio, Saviour; a pageant of kings; African .dancers & post­ Christmas celebration. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 498-9505. ,,. Holiday Masi~1\ToH.oNro011HriTA T~ 91 Qreal Qifl Guillenno Silva-Marin, Founder and Artistic Director

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