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Volume 20 Issue 4 - December 2014

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B. Concerts Beyond the GTABelltones Handbell Choir. Collier StreetUnited Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-721-4752. ; (st); (child).● ● 5:00: St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston).Christmas Lessons and Carols Service.Christmas works by Ord, Telfer, Walton,Carter, Davis and others. Cathedral ChristmasChoir and Children’s Choir; audienceparticipation. 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering.Wednesday December 31● ● 8:00: Crystal Journey. Psychedelic DanceParty. Improvised sound journey. Dancemusic of the 60s. David Michael Hickey, paisteplanet gongs, quartz crystal bowls, vibraphoneand Iranian santoor. Ancaster Fairgrounds,Concession Building, 630 Trinity Rd.S., Jerseyville. 905-928-9706. . Organicsnacks and drinks. Dress in your favouritehippie clothes.Sunday January 4● ● 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert. Musicfrom operettas including Die Fledermaus andThe Merry Widow; polkas, Strauss waltzesand more. The Strauss Symphony of Canada(Christian Schulz, conductor); Natalia Ushakova,soprano; Katalin Benedekffy, soubrette;Andreas Schager, tenor; Szabolcs Kádár,buffo tenor; dancers from Vienna ImperialBallet; International Champion BallroomDancers, Hamilton Children’s Choir. HamiltonPlace Theatre, 10 MacNab St, Hamilton. 855-872-5000. -8. Complimentary VienneseStrudel and Cafe Reception.Wednesday January 7● ● 12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru.Tabitha Johnson, Piano. Works by Bach andChopin. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st).Friday January 9● ● 8:00: New Music Kingston. KingstonPianist/Composers John Burge and MichelSzczesniak. Szczesniak: Scherzos Nos. 1 and2; Vocalise; White Keys Nos. 2 and 3; Introduction,Ballade and Burlesque; Burge: Twenty-Four Preludes (first complete performance).The Isabel, 390 King Street W., Kingston.613-533-2424. $20;(sr);. 7:15: pre-concertchat.Sunday January 11● ● 2:00: Chamber Music Hamilton. YingQuartet. Prokofiev: Quartet No.2 in F Op.92;Zhou: Song of the Ch’in; Fung: Pizzicato;Liang: Gobi Gloria; Schumann: Quartet in FOp.41 No.2. Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 KingSt. W., Hamilton. 905-525-7429. ; (sr);(st). Includes Gallery admission.● ● 2:30: Queens University: Faculty ArtistSeries. Beethoven, Brahms & Tchaikovsky.Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in a, Op.50; violinsonata by Beethoven; cello sonata by Brahms.Wolf Tormann, cello; Cynthia Tormann, piano;Corey Gemmell, violin. The Isabel, 390 KingStreet W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. From up.● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Ménage à Six String Sextet.Pichl: Duo for Viola and Cello; Martinů:Duo No.2 for Violin and Cello; Dvořák: Terzettoin C (two violins and viola); Sextet Op.48in A. Yehonatan Berick and Csaba Koczo, violins;Caitlin Boyle and Theresa Rudolph, violas;Rachel Desoer and Rachel Mercer, cellos.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).Tuesday January 13● ● 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. RBC Foundation Music@Noon:Music Ed Plus ensembles. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.Wednesday January 14● ● 2:30: Seniors Serenade. The “C” List.Mike Lewis, jazz piano. Grace United Church,350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free.● ● 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Jill Barber. Singer-songwriter. SeanO’Sullivan Theatre, Centre for the Arts,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257 or 1-866-617-3257. .● ● 7:30: Queens University: The Isabel. TheSoloists: Cédric Tiberghien, piano. Works byMozart, Schubert and Beethoven. The Isabel,390 King Street W., Kingston. 613-533-2424..50-; .25-(st).Thursday January 15● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Kristóf Baráti, Violin. Bach:Partita in E; Partita in d; Bartók: Sonatafor Solo Violin. Nancy Dahn, violin; TimothySteeves, piano. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); $20(st).Friday January 16● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. A Midsummer Night’s Dream.Purcell: Selections from The Fairy Queen;Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music; Mendelssohn:A Midsummer Night’s Dream.Grand Philharmonic Choir Female Chorus;Scott Belluz, countertenor; Carla Huhtanen,soprano; Mervon Mehta, and Brigit Wilson,actors; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centrein the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. andup. Also Jan 17.Saturday January 17● ● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Family Series: Wonderful Winds.Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centrein the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. ; (child).● ● 7:30: Barrie Concerts. Sheng Cai,Piano. Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Lisztand Debussy. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church,50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. .Subscription series: 0; (st).● ● 7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.Tchaikovsky’s Sixth. Tchaikovsky: SymphonyNo.6 “Pathétique”; Verdi: Overture to La Forzadel Destino; Glazunov: Violin Concerto. CoreyCerovsek, violin; Theodore Kuchar, conductor.Hamilton Place, 10 Macnab St. S., Hamilton.905-526-7756. –; -(sr);(under 35); (child).● ● 7:30: Kawartha Concerts. BRAVO Series:A Latin Voyage with Marie-Josée Lord. Songsand melodies of Spain and Latin America.Marie-Josée Lord, soprano; David Jacques,guitar; Ian Simpson, double bass. All Saints’Anglican Church, 235 Ribidge St., Peterborough.705-878-5625. -.● ● 7:30: Kingston Symphony. A Celtic Journey.Kelli Trottier, fiddle; Glen Fast, conductor.Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston.613-530-2050. $20-(adult), $20-(senior),-(student), (child).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Mendelssohn: A MidsummerNight’s Dream. Purcell: Selections from TheFairy Queen; Vaughan Williams: Serenadeto Music. Grand Philharmonic Choir FemaleChorus; Scott Belluz, countertenor; CarlaHuhtanen, soprano; Mervon Mehta, and BrigitWilson, actors; nEdwin Outwater, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener.519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. andup. Also Jan 16.Sunday January 18● ● 2:00: Gallery Players of Niagara. DefinitelyNot the Nutcracker. Ensemble Polariscelebrates Tchaikovsky’s popular music withwhimsical arrangements by the band, juxtaposedwith instrumentals and songs fromthe Russian folk tradition. Marco Cera, guitar,jarana barroca; Kirk Elliott violin, Celticharp, mandolin; Margaret Gay, cello, guiro;Katherine Hill, voice, nyckelharpa; Alison Melville,baroque flute, recorders; Colin Savageclarinet, bass clarinet; Debashis Sinha,percussion, birimbao; Jeff Wilson percussion,musical saw. Silver Spire United Church,366 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines. 905-468-1525. ; (sr); (st/child/arts worker).● ● 2:30: Kawartha Concerts. CatharineCarew, Mezzo-Soprano. Glenn Crombie Theatre,Fleming College, 200 Albert Street S.,Lindsay. 705-878-5625. -.Monday January 19● ● 7:30: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. KW Glee Live! Works by Coldplay,Adele, The Beatles and others. Steve Lehmann,musical director; Amanda Kind, vocaldirector; Trevor Wagler, conductor. Centre inthe Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. . Also Jan 20.Tuesday January 20● ● 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. RBC Foundation Music@Noon: Faculty and Guest Recital. Colin Maier,oboe; Alexander Sevastian, accordion. SeanO’Sullivan Theatre, Centre for the Arts, BrockUniversity, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3817. Free.● ● 7:30: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. KW Glee Live! See Jan 19.Wednesday January 21● ● 12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrews. ChristopherDawes, Organ. St. Andrew’s PresbyterianChurch, 47 Owen St., Barrie.705-726-1181. ; free(st).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Penderecki String Quartet.Jerzy Kaplanek and Jeremy Bell, violins;Christine Vlajk, viola; Katie Schlakjer, cello.KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).Saturday January 24● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Anastasia Rizikov, Piano.Bach: Prelude and Fugue in a, BWV865; Chopin:Etude in F, Op.10/8 and Ballade No.4; Liszt:Concert Etude “la Leggierezza”; Mussorgsky:Pictures at an Exhibition; Mozart: SonataNo.13, K333; Balakirev: Islamey. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).Sunday January 25● ● 3:00: Dundas Valley Orchestra. A Celebrationof Black History. Chevalier deSaint-Georges: Symphony in D Op.11 No.2;Coleridge-Taylor: Petite Suite de ConcertOp.77; Joplin: Elite Syncopations (arr. L.Thomas); Dett: In the Bottoms Suite (arr. L.Thomas); Rutter: Every time I feel the Spirit.Dundas area choristers; Teresa Holierhoek,mezzo; narrator TBA; Laura Thomas, conductor.St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St.W., Dundas. 905-387-4773. Free. Donationsgratefully accepted (tax receipts over ).Reception to follow. Wheelchair accessible.● ● 3:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra. Blastoff to Jupiter. Works by Khachaturian, Williamsand Holst. With the HSO Youth Program;Oliver Balaburski, conductor. CollierStreet United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie.705-721-4752. ; (st); (children).● ● 5:00: St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston).Choral Evensong. Cathedral Evensong Choir.270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewilloffering.Tuesday January 27● ● 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. RBC Foundation Music@Noon:Recital: Voice students. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.Wednesday January 28● ● 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Alan Doyle. Songwriter, actor. SeanO’Sullivan Theatre, Centre for the Arts,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257 or 1-866-617-3257. .Thursday January 29● ● 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.La Bottine Souriante. Folk band fromQuebec. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Centre forthe Arts, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines.905-688-5550 x3257 or 1-866-617-3257. .● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Duo Concertante. Schubert:Complete music for violin/piano, first of twoconcerts (Sonatina in a; Sonatina in g; Sonatain A). Nancy Dahn, violin; Timothy Steeves,piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);$20(st).Friday January 30● ● 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. ENCORE! Concert Series: QuartettoGelato. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Centre forthe Arts, Brock University, 500 GlenridgeAve., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257..50; .50(sr/st); (eyeGO).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Edwin’s Orchestra Follies. Worksby P.D.Q. Bach, Rossini and more. DavidBaron, countertenor; Edwin Outwater, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. and up. Also Jan 31(mat and eve).● ● 8:00: New Music Kingston. Solo ElectricGuitar Extravaganza. Tim Brady,60 | December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

B. Concerts Beyond the GTAcomposer and electric guitarist. The Isabel,390 King Street W., Kingston. 613-533-2424.$20;(sr);. 7:15: pre-concert chat.Saturday January 31● ● 2:30: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Edwin’s Orchestra Follies.See 8:00; Also Jan 30( eve).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Edwin’s Orchestra Follies. See,Jan 30( eve).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. Edwin’s Orchestra Follies. Worksby P.D.Q. Bach, Rossini and more. DavidBaron, countertenor; Edwin Outwater, conductor.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. and up. Also 2:30, Jan 30( eve).Sunday February 1● ● 2:30: Georgian Music. Hugo Wolf StringQuartet. Schubert: “Death and the Maiden;”and works by Mozart. Grace United Church,350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. .Four concert series: ; (st).● ● 2:30: Kingston Symphony. Dvořák &Brahms. Beethoven: Overture to the Creaturesof Prometheus; Brady: Symphony No.4;Dvořák: Romance; Brahms: Symphony No.2.Gisèle Dalbec, violin; Evan Mitchell, conductor.The Isabel, 390 King Street W., Kingston. 613-530-2050. $20-(adult), $20-(senior),-(student), (child).Friday February 6● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.New Music Festival: Friendship–A Journey toChina. Traditional Chinese, and new works byUniversity of Toronto composers. Lan Weiwei,pipa; Edwin Outwater, conductor. ConradCentre for the Performing Arts, 36 King St.W., Kitchener. 1-888-745-4717. ; (st).Also Feb 7.Saturday February 7● ● 10:00am and 11:00am: Kitchener-WaterlooSymphony Orchestra. KinderconcertSeries: The Three Musical Pigs and the Wolf.Works by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. LicoriceAllsorts Clarinet Quartet. Conrad Centrefor the Performing Arts, 36 King St. W.,Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 888-745-4717. ;(child). Also 11:00am, Feb 21(WaterlooMuseum), 28(Woolwich Memorial Centre).● ● 7:30: Queens University: The Isabel. TheSoloists: Sarah Chang, violin. Sarah Chang,w.Julio Elizalde, piano. The Isabel, 390 KingStreet W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. SOLD OUT.● ● 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.New Music Festival: Friendship–A Journey toChina. See Feb 6.● ● 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Orchestra.Dark Passion. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante;Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6. JerzyKaplanek, violin; Christine Vlajk, viola; MichaelNewnham, conductor. Showplace PerformanceCentre, 290 George St. N., Peterborough.705-742-7469. ; (st).MUSIC THEATREMUSIC THEATRE covers a wide range of music types: from opera,operetta and musicals to non-traditional performance types wherewords and music are in some fashion equal partners in the drama.These listings have been sorted alphabetically. Some informationhere is also included in our GTA and Beyond The GTA listingssections, but readers whose primary interest is MUSIC THEATREshould start their search with this section.This section is still in development. We welcome your commentsand suggestions at publisher@thewholenote.com●●Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John.A modern interpretation of Don Giovanniwith a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail(Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello);Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison(Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director;Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre,The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. 416-792-1268 againstthegraintheatre.com. . RunsDec 11 – 19, 7:30.●●Annex Singers. The Ice Storm. Choraldrama; works by Purcell, Elgar, Tavener andLightfoot; and other seasonal works. VickiePapavs, Richard Partington and Murray Furrow,actors; Maria Case, music director. BloorStreet United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 647-888-1979. $20; (sr/st); free(under 13).Dec 13 7:30.●●Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre.Wagner. Christine Goerke, soprano (Brünnhilde);Heidi Melton, soprano (Sieglinde);Clifton Forbis, tenor (Siegmund); Johan Reuter,baritone (Wotan); COC Orchestra andChorus; Johannes Debus, conductor. FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -4;(under 30). Jan 31 - Feb 22, start timesvary.●●Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni.Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (DonnaAnna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (DonnaElvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio);Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); KyleKetelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COCOrchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter,conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231.-4; (under 30). Jan 24 - Feb 21,start times vary.●●Church of the Holy Trinity. The ChristmasStory. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since1938. Professional musicians and a volunteerthewholenote.com December 1 2014 - February 7, 2015 | 61

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