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Volume 3 Issue 3 - November 1997

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  • Toronto
  • November
  • Theatre
  • Symphony
  • Orchestra
  • Arts
  • Performing
  • Choir
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  • Choral

• 2:00: Royal

• 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Schubert-Liszt: Lieder Transcriptions; Liszt: Czardas­ Macabre; Schumann: Humoresque, Op.20. 1-Ping Wang, piano. Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, 31 7 Dundas St. W. 408-2824ext.321 , Free with gallery admission. • 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Bob Cary and the Randy Brooks Orchestra. 1 50 Borough Drive. 396-7212. Free. • 2:30: Columbus Centre. Singing Together Concert. Choirs from the French, German, Ukrainian, Philippine & Italian Communities present repertoire from their individual & combined cultures. Coro Giuseppe Verdi; St. Charles Philippine Choir; Les Voix du Coeur; Schola Cantorum; Coro San Marco; Shevchenko Male Chorus. St. Charles Borromeo Church, 811 Lawrence Ave. W. 789-7011 ext.250. ,. • 2:30: Elmer lseler Singers. A Choral Christmas Celebration. Festive afternoon of carols in Ukrainian & English. Elmer lseler Singers; 50-voice Ukrainian Vesnivka Women's Choir; True North Brass Quintet. St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul. 483-5549. • 3:00: A Room of Her Own. .Beau Soir. Debussy: Sonate for harp, flute & viola; J. Mallon: Winter Hawk for soprano, harp & flute. Kim Kendrick, soprano; Jennifer Mallon, flute; Sharlene Wallace, harp; guest artist Anthony Rapoport, viola. Heliconian Hall; 35 Hazelton Ave. 539-8702. ,. • 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park. See November 29. • 3:00: Oshawa-Durham Symphony Orchestra. Weber: Andante e Rondo Ungarese, Op.35; Mozart: Violin Concerto #3 in G major, K.216; Brahms: Symphony #2 in D Major, Op. 73. Josef Peleg, violin; Predgrag Stojkovic, bassoon; Sung-Jun Park, guest conductor. 2:15: Concert Talk. College Park Church, 11 64 King St. E. Oshawa. to ; family, group rates avail. • 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See November 29. • 3:30: Tafelmusik. Bach Revisited. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See November 27. • 4:00: Toronto Classical· Singers, Jurgen Petrenko, conductor. Handel: Messiah (highlights). Suzanne Kompass, soprano; Sandra Boyes, alto; James Leatch, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Talisker Players. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 443-0312.,. • 7:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Procession with Carols for Advent. Music by Palestrina, Ledger, Joubert, Distler & Bach. 1570 Yonge St. 920-5 211 . Offering. • 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. Prepare Ye the Way! Handel: Messiah, Part I (Christmas portion); Bach: Cantata #147 (Jesu, joy). Lucy Carrick­ Wedel, Hope Nightingale, sopranos; Terese Sirek, Vilma lndra Vitols, altos; Ming Kwan, Benjamin Stein, tenors; Bernard Jackson, Michael Thomas, baritones; Metropolitan Choir & Orchestra; Patricia Wright, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 363- 0331. , •. iiijijii • 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Freedman: Klee Wyck; Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture; Brahms: Piano Concerto #1. llya Poletaev, winner of the Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee Piano Competition; Victor Feldbrill, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828., to .50. • 7:30: A Canadian Christmas. Anglican Houses' 7th annual Christmas fund-raising concert. Michael Ondaatje & Don Harron, readers; Mark Dubois, tenor; Members of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble; Billy Newton Davis, vocal; Guido Basso, trumpet; Paul Sportelli & Friends; The Gentlemen and Boys of St. James' Cathedral. Concept & Musical Direction: Christopher Dawes. 65 Church Street. 979-1 994 x300. 0 (patron) w. tax receipt, . • 8:00: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. Sound of Toronto Jazz. Dave Caldwell Quartet. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. . • 1 2:00 noon: University of Toronto World Music Ensembles. Shakuhachi, Latin percussion, gamelan & Georgian vocal eosembles in an informal setting. Main Lobby, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Christiaan Teeuwsen, organ. 65 Church St. 364- 7865. Free. · • 8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence Quartet with Stephen Prutsman, piano. Bach/Mozart: Five Fugues; Tchaikovsky: Quartet #3, Op.30; Franck: Quintet in f minor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. W. 366- 7723. ,. Dec. 2/97 ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET with STEPHEN PRUTSMAN, pianist. Canada's dynamic St. Lawrence Quartet, Quartet-in- Residence at Music TORONTO, invites pianist Stephen Prutsman to make his Toronto debut in the Franck Quintet. • 8:00: OnStage at the Glenn Gould Studio. Natalie MacMaster in Concert. Fiddle & stepdancing. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall & EDS Canada. International Vocal Recital. Ben Heppner, tenor; Craig Rutenberg, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 872-4255. to . • 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Noonday Recital. William Maddox, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 922-1167. Free. • 2:00: University of Toronto Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music. Peter Oundjian String Masterclass. Audience welcome. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • 8 :00: Mississauga Philharmonic Masterworks. The Great Number Nine! Beethoven: Symphony #9; Brahms: Schicksalslied. Jackalyn Short­ Pipher, soprano; Marcia Swanson, mezzo soprano; John McMaster, tenor; John Fanning, bass; Mississauga Choral Society; Chrys Bentley, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga. 905-274-1571. .50,.50. • 8:00: OnStage at the Glenn Gould Studio. Anton Kuerti plays Schubert piano music. Schubert: Impromptus Op.90 #3 in G flat major & #2 in E flat major; Sonata in E flat major Op .posth.122; Sonata in a minor Op.42. 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . • 8:00: Toronto Choral Society. Chorus and Brass. Brass ensemble; William O'Meara, TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE accompanist; Geoffrey Butler, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 410- 3509. • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tuur: Insula Deserta; Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto # 1; Schumann: Symphony #2. Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Paavo Jarvi, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • 12:00 noon: CBC Radio Two. Music Around Us. Grieg: Holberg Suite; Martinu: Etudes & Polkas; E;lrahms: Intermezzi Op.118 #s 1 &2, Op.116 #4, Capriccio Op.116 #3. Andreas Thiel, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205- 5555. Free. • 12:00 noon: University of . Toronto Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music. Mario Bernardi Vocal Masterclass. Audience welcome. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978- 3744. Free. • 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noonday Recital. Eric Robertson, organ. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. • 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pre-concert Classic lntros talk with pianist Jon Kimura Parker. Rick Phillips, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. Free with ticket to the 8:00 concert or .85. • 8 :00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Canadian Opera Company. Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ. Benoit Boutet, tenor; Jane Gilbert, mezzo soprano; James Westman & Thomas Goerz, bass baritones; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra & Chorus; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 3. • 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Susan Cuthbert, soprano. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822ext.363. Free. • 7:30: Elora Festival Singers. A Village Messiah. Sally ' Dibblee, Matthew White, Daryl Edwards & Michael Donovan, soloists; Noel Edison, conductor. St. John's Church, Elora. 51 9-846-0331. . • 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir, Awake! Rejoice! Buxtehude: Magnificat; Bach: Cantata 140 "Wachet Auf;"

selected carols. Harris Loewen, conductor; Stephanie Martin, accompanist. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 239-1131 ext.49. ,. • 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers, John Tuttle, conductor. Another Giles . Christmas in Tales. Seasonal music & readings. Giles Bryant, storyteller; Bruce Ubukata, organ. Sain.t Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 961-8382. ,,. • 8:00: Ford Centre for the Performing Arts. Marvin Hamlisch. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Y onge St. 872-2222. to . • 8:00: Les Six, the woodwind sextet. Music for woodwinds and piano by Beethoven, Milhaud, Poulenc and . Weinzweig. Barbara Bolte, oboe; Christopher Lee, flute; Darcy McFadyen, french horn; Christian Sharpe, bassoon; Peter Stoll, clarinet and the sextet's new pianist will be introduced. St. Clements Anglican Church, 59 Briar Hill, 693-5267. . • 8:00: Corporatiqn of Roy Thomson Hall & Massey Hall. Colours of Christmas. Roberta Flack, AI Jarreau, Melissa Manchester & Jeffrey Osborne; gospel choir & full orchestra. Massey Hall, Shuter St. E. of Yonge. 872-4255. to . • 8:00: Montgomery's Inn. Harp Concert. Traditional Celtic music from Scotland & Ireland; • 8:00: University of Toronto presents ... Music By Numbers: A Chamber Music Benefit Concert. Schoenberg: Verkaerte Nacht sextet; Weber: Trio Op. 63; Britten: Phantasy Quartet; new work by Jurij Konje. Performers to include Mark Skazinetsky; Shauna Rolston; Erika Raum; Patrick Gallois; Dick Dorsey. All proceeds to benefit the U of T Chamber Music Fund. WalterHall, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queens Park Crescent. 978-3750. 110. • 8:15: John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre. Alexander Tselyakov, piano. Music of Chopin, Debussy, Liszt & Tchaikovsky. 4300 Cawthra Road. 905-306-9900. ,. Celtic-flavoured music of Cape .---------------------------, Breton; Christmas music from The Elmer Iseler Singers Canada, Appalachia & Europe. 1997/8 Magnificent Choral Concert Series Janet Gadeski, harp. Ball Room, 4709 Dundas St. W. Conductor Dr. Elmer Iseler, 0.

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