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Volume 20 Issue 4 - December 2014

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director). Burlington Performing Arts Centre,440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. –.● ● 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebrationof Canadian Composers. Kodály: Duo forviolin and cello; Cherney: “Stillness of the 7thAutumn”; Schubert: Trio No.1 in b for piano,violin and cello. Patricia Parr, piano; ErikaRaum, violin; Winona Zelenka, cello. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. ;$20(st). Post-concert meet and greet withartists.A. Concerts in the GTASundayDecember 73 pmPatricia Parrpiano*Erika Raumviolin*WinonaZelenkacelloHeliconianHallSyrinxConcerts.caFestivalof CarolsDEC 10, 2014 | 7:30 PMYORKMINSTER PARK BAPTIST CHURCH1585 YONGE ST.Join us for a concert of music and storiesfor the Christmas season – this year with theacclaimed Canadian Staff Band.Noel Edison conductorCaron Daley associate conductorDavid Briggs organCanadian Staff Band, John Lam bandmaster● ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Family Christmas Concert: The Bear. Anderson:A Christmas Festival; Delius: Sleigh Ride;Blake: The Bear; Rimsky-Korsakov: The SnowMaiden (Dance of the Tumblers); Tchaikovsky:Suite from The Nutcracker Op.71a; andother works. Alex Hetherington, soprano;Owen McCausland, tenor; Mark S. Doss, bass;Tom Allen, narrator; Cawthra Park ChamberChoir; The Holiday Dancers; David Amado,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -; $20-(child). Recommendedfor children aged 5-12. No childrenunder 2. Free intermission art activitywith Avenue Road Arts School.● ● 3:00: Wesley Mimico United Church. TheFour Men CD Launch. Ballads, Maritime folksongs, Broadway show tunes, jazz and pophits, songs from CD “Inspired” and Christmasmusic. Mimico Presbyterian Church,119 Mimico Ave. 416-251-5811. $20; (sr);(youth); free(under7). Fundraising concertfor Mission and Service Fund.● ● 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Piano Dialoguewith David Jalbert and Wonny Song. Musicfor two pianos. Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata;Poulenc: Les soirées de Nazelles; Ravel: MaMère l’Oye “Mother Goose” M.60; Schubert:Fantasie in f D940 Op.103; Rachmaninoff SuiteNo.2 Op.17. David Jalbert and Wonny Song,pianos. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-922-3714 x103. ;$20(under 30).● ● 3:30: Tafelmusik. The French Connection.See Dec 4; Also Dec 6, 7(mat).● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene.Organ music for Advent. Andrew Adair,organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free.● ● 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. ChristmasVespers. Ellington and Strayhorn: TheNutcracker Suite. Brian Barlow Big Band.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewilloffering.● ● 7:00: Kir Stefan the Serb Choir. Remembrance.In commemoration of St. Mokranjac.Jasmina Vucurovic, conductor, and others.Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 LyttonBlvd. 888-222-6608. ; (sr/st).● ● 7:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble.Annual Christmas Concert. CooksvilleUnited Church, 2500 Mimosa Row, Mississauga.905-270-4757. $20; (sr/child).● ● 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. The Most WonderfulTime of Year. See 2:30.● ● 7:30: Echo Women’s Choir. The Divine Feminine.Hammond: The Sixth Day of December;Von Bingen: 12th-century chant; 19th-centuryAmerican Shaker song of encouragement;Carillo: Ave Maria; Busto: Salve Regina;and other works. Becca Whitla, piano andconductor; Deanna Yerichuk, conductor; AlanGasser, conductor. Guests: Marie-Lynn Hammond;Stringband with Bob Bossin. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-779-5554.$20/(adv); (sr/child/un(under)waged).● ● 7:30: Leaside United Church. Lessons andCarols. Larson: In Silence We Wait; Carter:Mary’s Magnificat; Parotta: Just One Child;Ewer: Go Tell It on the Mountain; Rutter: Childin a Manger; and other works. Chancel Choirof Leaside United; Sharon L. Beckstead, conductor;C Flats Jazz Band; Cynda Fleming,conductor. 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425-1253.Freewill offering. In support of the Out of theCold Program.● ● 8:00: Musideum. Steve Koven and JaysonDale. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.Monday December 8● ● 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Region.The Joy of Christmas. Traditional Christmasstyle. Robert Richardson, director; LonaRichardson, accompanist; guest musicians.Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill.905-731-8318. By donation to ThornhillChristmas Assistance Program. Seasonalreception.● ● 7:30: Toronto Masque Theatre. A VeryMerry TMT Christmas. An old-fashioned seasonalcelebration, masque-style. Lizzie Hetherington,soprano; Jean Edwards, soprano;Jessica Wright, mezzo; Kathleen Kajioka andLarry Beckwith, violins; Christopher Bagan,piano. Shaftesbury Studio, 21 ShaftesburyA Very MerryTMT ChristmasMonday Dec 8,7:30pmtorontomasquetheatre.comAve. 416-410-4561. $20; (under 30).Snacks, cash bar and seasonal silent auction.● ● 7:30: University of St. Michael’s College.Inspired by Venice. Monteverdi: BeatusVir; Confitebor Tibi all Francese; Grandi:Ave Maris Stella; Tunder: Dominus Illuminatiomea; Schütz: Singet dem Herrn; canzonasby Gabrieli and Schein; and otherworks. Musicians In Ordinary (Hallie Fishel,soprano; Christopher Verrette, baroque violin);St. Michael’s Schola Cantorum (MichaelO’Connor, conductor). St. Basil’s Church, Universityof St. Michael’s College, 50 St. JosephSt. 416-535-9956. Free. Donations welcome.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. PianoFest. Students from the pianodepartment. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free. Also Dec 10, 12.● ● 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall andRoy Thomson Hall. The Blind Boys of AlabamaChristmas Show. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.Tuesday December 9● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Apparations. Musiccommemorating the two World Wars andthe fall of the Berlin Wall. Artists of The GlennGould School; Brian Current, music director.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. LunchtimeChamber Music: Rising Stars Recital.Students from Glenn Gould School. YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome.TICKETS – VOX TIX$20FOR 30AND UNDERTMC BOX OFFICE416-598-0422 x221tmchoir.org/boxoffice40 | December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 7:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic.audiopollination. A smorgasbord of improvisation.Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. PWYC.● ● 7:30: Brampton Chamber Music ConcertSeries. Duo AquaDulci. Pierre-André Pashley,violin; Renee Kruisselbrink, piano; and others.St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 MainSt. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. By donation.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Carissa Klopoushak& Philip Chiu. Works for violin and piano byDebussy, Janacek, Willan, Viver, Carrabré.Carissa Klopoushak, violin; Philip Chiu, piano.345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;(st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sunday Wilde. Blues/Roots. Sunday Wilde, vocals w. RenoJack, upright bass. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops:Celtic Christmas with Donnell Leahy & Family.Stephenson: Holiday Overture; Herbert: “Hailto Christmas”; Herman: “The Best Christmasof All”; Bernard: “Winter Wonderland”; Leahy:Sleigh Ride Medley; Tunes A-Plenty; and otherseasonal works. Etobicoke School of theArts Chorus; Steven Reineke, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-0. Also Dec 10(mat & eve).Wednesday December 10● ● 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Jazz Series: Sax Appeal. Four young artistsof Humber College’s jazz program; Alex Dean,music director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Pops Matinee: Celtic Christmas with DonnellLeahy & Family. Stephenson: Holiday Overture;Herbert: “Hail to Christmas”; Herman:“The Best Christmas of All”; Bernard: “WinterWonderland”; Leahy: Sleigh Ride Medley;Tunes A-Plenty; and other seasonal works.Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus; StevenReineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -. Also8:00; Dec 9(eve).● ● 3:00: Opera by Request. Zarzuela: LuisaFernanda. Torroba. Karla Berganza, soprano(Luisa Fernanda); Pablo Benitez, tenor(Javier); Tsu-ching Yu, soprano (Carolina);Marco Petracchi, baritone (Vidal); JennyCohen, mezzo (Rosa); Larry Tozer, baritone(Nogales); Margaret Bardos, mezzo (Mariana);Jeannette Burgos, actor (Anibal); WilliamShookhoff, piano and music director.College Street United Church, 452 College St.416-455-2365. $20.● ● 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheJudy Garland Christmas Show (That neverwas!). See Dec 3; Dec 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start timesvary).● ● 7:30: group of 27. Holiday Party! KrisztinaSzabo, soprano, Eric Paetkau, conductor.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-323-1292. PWYC.● ● 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festivalof Carols. Canadian Staff Band; JamesBourne, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; NoelEdison, and Caron Daley, conductors; JohnLam, bandmaster. Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-578-0422 x221.–; –(sr); $20(30 and under).● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. PianoFest. Students from the pianodepartment. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free. Also Dec 8, 12.● ● 8:00: Gallery 345. Julia Pal CD Release.Dual CD release. Selections from “Frail Gesture”(8 poems by e.e.cummings, set byPal, arranged by Andrew Downing; selectionsfrom “Imprint” (a personal selectionof jazz and pop standards). Julia Pal, voice;and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781.$20;(st).● ● 8:00: Incontra Vocal Ensemble. O MagnumMysterium. Works by Chilcott, Halley,Lauridsen, Rutter, Victoria and other carolsand Christmas works. Matthew Otto, conductor.St. Joseph’s Chapel, Regis College,University of Toronto, 100 Wellesley St. W.416-922-5474. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Mike Gennaro Presents..Experimental. Suite 133 (main floor),401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. .● ● 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra.Wednesday Night at the Opera. Rafael Luz,conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church,26 Delisle Ave. 416-628-9195. ; $20(sr);(st).● ● 8:00: The Toronto Oratory. J.S. Bach,Cantata 36. J.S. Bach: Cantata 36 “Schwingtfreudig euch empor”; Valet will ich dirgeben, BWV 736, and the Prelude & Fugue inD Major, BWV 532; other works: Sung Complineincl. settings of Te lucis ante terminum.Andrea Ludwig, soprano; Richard Whittall,alto; Jamie Tuttle, tenor; Paul Oros, bass;Baroque orchestra (Christopher Verrette,leader); Philippe Fournier, organ. The Oratory,Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops:Celtic Christmas with Donnell Leahy & Family.Stephenson: Holiday Overture; Herbert: “Hailto Christmas”; Herman: “The Best Christmasof All”; Bernard: “Winter Wonderland”; Leahy:Sleigh Ride Medley; Tunes A-Plenty; and otherseasonal works. Etobicoke School of theArts Chorus; Steven Reineke, conductor. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.-0. Also 2:00; Dec 9(eve).Thursday December 11● ● 10:00am: Kingsway Conservatory ofMusic. Christmas with Markus! Children’sCushion Concert. 2848 Bloor Street W.,Etobicoke. 416-234-0121. . Please reservetickets in advance.● ● 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met.Andre Rakus, organ. Metropolitan UnitedChurch, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free.● ● 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre.#UncleJohn. A modern interpretation of DonGiovanni with a new English libretto. CameronMcPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello);Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty WaynneAllison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director;Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre,The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West.416-792-1268. . Also Dec 13, 15, 17, 19.● ● 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special:Barenaked Ladies - Hits & Holiday Songs!Leontovych: “Carol of the Bells”; Tchaikovsky:The Nutcracker (Trépak); and seasonalsongs performed by Barenaked Ladies.Lucas Waldin, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall,60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -. AlsoDec 12.EnsemblePolarisThursday, Dec. 11,8pmauroraculturalcentre.ca905 713-1818● ● 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. EnsemblePolaris: Definitely Not The Nutcracker.Arrangements of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker;folk tunes of the times with Scandinavianbluegrass, Klezmer, Celtic, Chinese classicalinfluences. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. ; (advance).● ● 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. TheJudy Garland Christmas Show (That neverwas!). See Dec 3; Dec 12, 13, 14 (Start timesvary).Music TORONTOTRIOD’ARGENTOwithBARBARA CROALLDecember 11 at 8 pm● ● 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series:Trio D’Argento with Barbara Croall.Beethoven: Trio WoO 37 for flute, clarinet andpiano; Jacques Ibert: Deux Interludes; RussellPeterson: Trio for flute; Barbara Croall:Manidoog (Spirits/Spirit beings). SibylleMarquardt, flute; Peter Stoll, clarinet; AnnaRomai, piano; Barbara Croall. Jane MallettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts,27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .50; (st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Steve Amirault. Jazz.Steve Amirault, piano/vocals. Suite 133 (mainfloor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323.$20.● ● 8:00: New Music Concerts. An Eveningwith Marco Stroppa and Benny Sluchin.Stroppa: of Silence; Steenhuisen: Anthropo;Carter: Epigrams; Stroppa: From Needle’sBenny SluchinMarco StroppaThursday December 11The Music Gallerywww.NewMusicConcerts.comEye. Benny Sluchin, trombone; Wallace Halladay,saxophone; New Music Concerts Ensemble;Robert Aitken, conductor. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-961-9594. ; (sr/artsworker); (st). 7:15: introduction.Friday December 12● ● 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.● ● 7:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic. ChristmasChestnuts. Around the World at ChristmasTime(arr. B. Chase); Mozart: ExsultateJubilate(Tu Virginum Corona and Alleluja);Anderson: The Christmas Festival; Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden(Dance of theTumblers); Adams: O Holy Night; and otherworks. Guest: Allison Cecilia Arends, soprano.Humber Valley United Church, 76 AngleseyBlvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. ; $20(sr);(st).●●7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. Handel’sMessiah. Erin Bardua, soprano; RebeccaClaborn, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; GilesTomkins, bass; The professional choir of St.James Cathedral; Talisker Players Orchestra;thewholenote.com December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 | 41

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