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Volume 20 Issue 4 - December 2014

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Khan Museum Auditorium,

Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Drive.416-646-4677. ,,.● ● 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée: Highlights from 2014. Works by Chopin,Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and others(arr.Murray). Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).● ● 8:00: Musideum. Sacred Solstice Soundbath.Ambient/crystal singing bowls/eclecticA. Concerts in the GTAinstrumentation. Jesse and the Field Wizards.Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W.416-599-7323. $20.● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special:Messiah. See Dec 16; Also Dec 21(mat).● ● 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. HolidayConcert. See 3:30.Sunday December 21● ● 10:30am: Eglinton St. George’s UnitedChurch. Advent IV - Love. Lessons and Carols.Eglinton St. George’s United Church,35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. Free. ReligiousService.● ● 10:30am: Lawrence Park CommunityChurch. Lessons and Carols. Choir of LawrencePark Community Church. 2180 BayviewAve. 416-489-1551. Freewill offering. ReligiousService. Free parking; wheelchair accessible.● ● 11:00am: Music at Metropolitan. WorshipService. Bach: Cantata No.147. MetropolitanChoir, members of Talisker Playersand others. Metropolitan United Church,56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Freewilloffering.● ● 2:00: Tafelmusik. Sing-Along Messiah.Handel. Ivars Taurins, conductor. KoernerHall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-872-4255. –. See also Dec 17, 18, 19, and 20(KoernerHall, eve).● ● 3:00: Grand River Chorus. Singalong Messiah.Handel. Grand River Orchestra; ShannonMcCracken, soprano; Timothy Wong,countertenor; Shawn Oakes, tenor; KirkNutcracker Nouveau PlusSaturday December 27, 7:30 pmEnsemble POLARIS:Margaret GAY | Katherine HILL |Deb SINHA | Kirk ELLIOTT |Colin SAVAGE | Marco CERA |Jeff WILSON | Alison MELVILLE918 Bathurst St., Toronto ( st/sr, kids)416-588-4301 ensemblepolaris.comLackenbauer, baritone. Grace AnglicanChurch, 15 Albion St., Brantford. 519-841-9708. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestras. InConcert. Mozart: Symphony No.40 in g; Corelli:Christmas Concerto in g “Fatto per laNotte di Natale” Op.6 No.8; Handel: WaterMusic Suite (La Réjouissance, arr. Herfurth);Purcell: Suite No.5 (Rigaudon); Gluck: Alceste(Caprice in G). William Rowson and ClareCarberry, conductors. Laidlaw Auditorium,Upper Canada College, 200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-922-3714 x103. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:00: No Strings Theatre and the TorontoOnyx Lions Club. Amahl and the NightVisitors and other seasonal favourites. St.Matthew’s Cathedral, 875 Queen St. E. 416-551-2093. $20;(sr/st).● ● 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special:Messiah. See Dec 16.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.● ● 4:00: Church of the Ascension. Festival ofLessons and Carols. Ascension Choir (LawrenceGreen, director); Ashley Tidy, organ.33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Free will offering;post-service Yuletide reception.● ● 4:00: St. Barnabas on the Danforth. NineLessons and Carols for Christmas. A replicationof the original 1880 carol service fromTruro Cathedral (England). St. BarnabasChurch, Anglican, 361 Danforth Avenue. 416-463-1344. Freewill offering.● ● 4:30: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Candlelight Christmas. Lessons& Carols. Britten: Ceremony of Carols.2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewilloffering.● ● 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 12(eve); AlsoDec 21(eve).● ● 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.Nine Lessons and Carols. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.NO STRINGSTHEATREpresents‘SPIRIT OFTHE SEASON’Gian Carlo Menotti’sAMAHL AND THENIGHT VISITORSin concert with otherseasonal favouritesSUNDAY DEC. 21, 20143pm and 7:30 pmSt Matthews Cathedral,875 Queen St E416-551-2093Doors open 2-9pmfor refreshments and a cash● ● 5:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church.Christmas Eve Services. 5pm - Family Servicewith St. Nicolas; 9pm - Candlelight Servicewith Communion. Eglinton St. George’sUnited Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141.Free. Religious Service.● ● 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. CandlelightService of Lessons and Carols. Bach: CantataNo.147. Metropolitan Choir; Dr. PatriciaWright, and Matthew Whitfield, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Freewill offering.● ● 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. TheChristmas Story. See Dec 12(eve).● ● 7:30: No Strings Theatre and the TorontoOnyx Lions Club. Amahl and the NightVisitors and other seasonal favourites.See 3:00.● ● 7:30: Victoria Scholars. Yuletide on theCool Canadian Side. See Dec 19(Blessed SacramentChurch).internationaldivas iiiiIIISunday December 21, 8pmRITA CHIARELLI • LARA SOLNICKITHE AULT SISTERS • SHARLENE WALLACEMARYEM MARYAM HASSAN TOLLAR • HISAKAtrInIty-st. Paul’s centret I cketbreak.comI nternatI onaldI● ● 8:00: George Koller. International DivasIII. All acoustic: world, folk, roots, jazz, classics,singer/songwriter. Rita Chiarelli,Maryem Hassan Tollar, Lara Solnicki, SharleneWallace, The Ault Sisters, Hisaka withtheir accompanists. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor St. W. 866-943-8849. ; (sr/st). Portion of ticket sales to YWCA.Tuesday December 23● ● 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.Wednesday December 24● ● 4:30: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Christmas Pageant with Candlelight.2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. .● ● 4:30: Cathedral Church of St. James.Christmas Eve at the Cathedral. 4:30pm:A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols;7:30 Choral Eucharist and Procession to theCreche. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext.245. .● ● 5:00: Metropolitan United Church. SpecialChristmas Services. 5pm: Christmas atQueen - the Pageant live on the front steps;11pm Christmas Eve Communion Service.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.● ● 7:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican48 | December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015

an Ontario government agencyun organisme du gouvernement de l’OntarioChurch. Choral Celebration with Candlelight.2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering.● ● 7:00: Music at St Andrew’s. Lessons andCarols with The Pine Ridge Brass Quintet.St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Freewill offering.● ● 10:30: Metropolitan Community Church.25th Annual Christmas Eve Celebration. TraditionalChristmas music. The Choir of MCC;Guests: Thom Allison, singer; Broadsway(Heather Bambrick, Julie Michaels, DianeLeah). Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. . Door open at 10pm ChristmasCarols at 10:15.● ● 10:30: St. Anne’s Anglican Church. ChoralEucharist: Christmas Midnight Mass. CandlelightEucharist w. Willan: Missa Brevis No.4“Corde natus ex parentis”; and carols. Choirof St. Anne’s; Matthew Otto, conductor.270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Free. Allare welcome.● ● 11:00: All Saints Kingsway AnglicanChurch. Choral Celebration with Candlelight.2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering.Saturday December 27● ● 7:30: Ensemble Polaris. Nutcracker NouveauPlus. Music from Sweden, Canada,England, Russia, Norway and others. ColinSavage, clarinets/recorders; Kirk Elliott,accordion/violin/bagpipes; Marco Cera, guitar/banjo;Margaret Gay, cello; Alison Melville,recorders, flutes; and others. 918 BathurstCentre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-588-4301. ;(sr/st); (child).● ● 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado.Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko);Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer(Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig(Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); DerekBate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. -.Also Dec 28(mat), 31, Jan 2, 3, 4(mat).Sunday December 28● ● 2:00: Toronto Improvisers Orchestra/Arraymusic. Toronto Improvisers Orchestra.Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free.● ● 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado.See Dec 27(eve); Also Dec 31(eve), Jan 2(eve),3(eve), 4.● ● 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist.65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free;donations welcomed.Wednesday December 31● ● 7:00: The Home Smith Bar. New Year’s EveJazz Party. Alex Pangman and her Alleycats.The Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill, 21 OldMill Road. 416-207-2020. 5. Includes dinnerbuffet, entertainment, dessert and sparklingwine.●●7:00: Roy Thomson Hall and Attila GlatzConcert Productions. Bravissimo! Opera’sGreatest Hits. New Year’s Eve Celebration, allbefore 10pm. Music by Puccini, Verdi, Rossini,Offenbach and other composers, fromLa Traviata, Aida, Carmen, La Boheme andmore. Natalia Ushakova, soprano; ViktoriaVizin, mezzo soprano; Andreas Schager,tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Opera CanadaGuillermo Silva-MarinGeneral DirectorJACKMANFOUNDATIONGilbert & SullivanLucia Cesaroni, Mia Lennox, Adrian Kramer,Joseph Angelo, David Ludwig, Giles TomkinsDerek Bate, ConductorGuillermo Silva-Marin, Stage Directorthe MIKADODecember 27 & 31 (NYE Gala)& January 2 & 3 at 8 pmDec. 28 & Jan. 4 at 2 pmCome Celebrate with us!New Year’s Eve GalaA 30th Anniversary Ball to greet 2015.Dinner, Dancing, Champagne at midnight!Reserve early. Call 416-366-7723Ask for New Year’s Eve Gala Package.416-366-7723 | 1-800-708-6754 | www.stlc.comThe BedolfeFoundationThe Dalglish Family December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 | 49

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