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Volume 4 Issue 5 - February 1999

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. ' university of toronto faculty of music opera division presents STEPHEN RALLS conductor MICHAEL PATRICK ALBANO director FRED PERRUZZA lighting/set designe; fri & sat-march 5 & 6, 1999 ~t 8 pm fri & sat-march 12 & 13, 1999 at 8 pm macmillan theatre /15 box office: 416-978-3744 QlpnfuriPz ®pPra Azzoriation AUDITIONS 1999 Summer Opera Workshop George Bizet CARMEN Gioacchino Rossini II Barbiere di Siviglia ~']Music Theatre Listings February 1, 1999 to March 7, 1999 • • • Amicus Productions. The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. By John Bishop. February 3 - 6: 8:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 812-6756. .50,. • • • AT&T Centre for the Performing Arts. Phantom of the Opera. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Harold Prince, director. Unlimited run. Pantages Theatre, 244 Victoria. 872-2222. .50 to . • • • Canadian Opera Company. Handel: Xerxes. Kimberly Barber, Kathleen Brett, Susannah Waters & David Daniels; performers; Stephen QUICK PICS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 Feb 27 8:00: VocaiPoint Chamber Choir MARCH March 05 7:30 & 07 2:00: Toronto Children's Chorus Chamber Choir; San Francisco Girls Chorus; Amabile Youth Singers March 05 8 :00: Exultate Chamber Singers March 06 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir March 06 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir March 06 8:00: LaJeunesse Northumberland Girls' Choir March 06 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir March 07 3:00: Concertsingers March 07 3:30: Elora Festival Singers March 07 7:00: Ryerson's Oakham House Choir proVOCE Studios presents a staged perfonnance of La Cenerentola (Act II) G. ROSSINI Die Fledermaus (Act II) ). STRAUSS Gianni Schicchi (Complete) G. PUCCINI MUSICAL DIRECfOR Mila Filatova STAGE DIRECfOR Edward Franko Fri. & Sat, Feb. 12-13, 8:00pm and Sun., Feb. 14, 2:00pm George lgnatieffTheatre, 15 Devonshire Place , Information: 960-0472 Wadsworth, director. February 3 & 5: 8:00; February 7: 2:00. Pre-performance discussion 45 minutes prior to each performance. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to 0. • • • Canadian Opera Company. Rossini: The Barber of Seville. Russell Braun, Mika Shigematsu & others, performers; Albert Takazauckas, director; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. February 2: 7:00; February 6: 8:00. Preperformance discussion 45 minutes prior to each performance. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to 0. • • • Civic Light Opera Company. Lerner & Loewe: Camelot & Rodgers & Hart: A Connecticut Yankee. In concert. March 4-6: 8:00; March 7: -2:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 421-1267. ,. · • • • Great Music at St. Anne's. Gilbert and Sullivan: The Mikado. Laura Shatz, stage director; Christopher Cotton, music director. February 4, 5 & 6. Matinees 2:00; evenings 8:00. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 922-4415.,. • • • Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Verdi: Otello. Italian National Touring Opera Company; Dwight Bennett, conductor. February 22, 23, 24 & 25: 8:00. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306- 6000. to . • • • Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Polkaroo and the Polka Dot Flu. Musical for children and parents. February 14: 11 :OOam, 2:00 & 4:00. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905- 305-7469. .50,.98. • • • Mirvish Productions. Chicago. February 2 to 14. Tuesday -Friday: 8:00; Saturday: 2:00 & 8:00; Sunday: 2:00 & 7:00. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 872-1212. to . • • • Music Theatre Mississauga. Marrie. Music & lyrics by Jerry Herman. February 19, 20, 25; 26 & 27: 8:00; February 21: 2:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 631 5 Montevtdeo Road. 905-821-0090. to . • • • North Toronto Players. Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Starship Pinafore & Trial by Jury. February 12, 13, 19 & 20: 8:00; February 14 & 21: 2:00. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 905-727-2209. to

; group rates. • • • Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish. Musical production for young children. February 21: 1 :30. 130 Navy Street. 905-815-2021. .99. • • • Opera York. My Funky Valentine. Classic & contemporary music for the season. 2nd Generation, male vocal quartet; Susan Henley, music theatre personality; Erika Tanner, soprano; Michael Mulrooney, piano. February 11: 8:00. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ,. • • • Polish Canadian Society of Music. In the Mood for Love. Arias, ensembles & choruses from famous operas & operettas. Maria Knapik-Stramko, soprano; Mark DuBois, tenor; Toronto Sinfonietta; Ryerson's Oakham House Choir; Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor. March 7: 7:00. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 763-8746 to . • • • Reprise Concerts. The Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd. Book, music & lyrics bY Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse. February 19: 8:00; February 20: 2:0·0 & 8:00; February 21 ~ 3:00 & 8:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. to . • • • Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Schoolhouse Rock - Live/ March 3: 1 :30 & 7:00. 88 Dalhousie Street, Brentford. 1-800-265-071 0. . • • • Scarborough Music Theatre. The Secret Garden. Book & lyrics by Marsha Norman; music by Lucy Simon. February 4-6, 11-13, 18- 20: 8:00; February 7 & 14: 2:00. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Road. 396-4049. ,.5. • • • Toronto Opera Repertoire. Mozart: Don Giovanni. Giuseppe Macina, artistic director. February 10, 13, 19, 24' & 27: 8:00; February 21: 2:00. Central Technical Theatre, 725 Bathurst. 698-9572. , (Wednesdays); 7, 2 (weekends). • • • Toronto Opera Repertoire. Verdi: Un Ballo In Maschera. 'Giuseppe Macina, artistic director. February 12,' 17, 20, & 26: 8:00; February 14 & 28: 2:00. Central Technical Theatre, 725 Bathurst. 698-9572. 5, 0 (Wednesdays); , (weekends). • • • Toronto Operetta Theatre. Zarzuelas de Espana. Spanish The Mikado requestsyour attendance at his next appearance in Toronto Jan. 29 & 30 operetta. Olga Primak, Mark DuBois, Guillermo Silva-Marin & others, singers; !Arte Flamenco! Spanish Dance Company; Jose Hernandez, music director. February 13: 8:00; February 14: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. ; group rates. • • • UC Follies Productions. Cabaret. By John Kander & Fred Ebb. February 4-6 & 11-13: 8:00. 7 Hart House CirGie. 978- 8668. ,. • • • University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites. Stephen Ralls, conductor; Michael Patrick Albano, director. March 5 & 6, 1 2 & 13: 8:00. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. ,. I • • • Young Peoples Theatre. Mella Mella. Pierre Tetrault, director. African folk tale wit.h tribal music & dance. Groupe Bassan. February 7 to 28. Studio Stage, 1 65 Front St. ToRONTO OPERA REPERTOIRE East. 862-2222. . HONOURABLE MENTION TRADITIONAL VENUES: • Feb .. 5 8:00: Ford Centre for the Perfonnlng Arts. Black Voices. Caribbean female vocal quintet. 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. to . • Feb. 6 8:00: Massey Hall. Sa/if Keita. African-jazz-Europop-R&B. 15 · Shuter. 872-4255. to . • Feb. 8 8:00: Onstage. Rita MacNeil Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205·5555·. . • Feb. 20 8:00: Ford Centre for the Perfonnlng Arts. Ashley Macisaac. Celtic fusion. 5040 Yonge St. 870- 8000. • Feb. 20 8:00: Acoustic Harwst Folk Club. Traditional ballads, stories & instruments. Moira Cameron, singer & instrumentalist; Mary Kelly, opening performer. Birch Cliff United Church, 33 East Road. 264·2235. . • Feb. 20 8:00: Massey Hall. Sierra Maestra. Classic son style of the Continued on page 36 · Come to The OpeRa DON GIOVANNI UN BALLO IN MASCHERA OPERA EXCERPTS FEBRUARY 10 THROUGH MARCH 11 See Wholenote Listings for Specific Dates FOR TICKET INFORMATION, CALL 698 9572 . Feb. 4, 5 & 6 8:00p.m. hosted by St: Anne's Music & Dram~ Society St. Anne's Auditorium 651 Dufferin St., Toronto Adults , Seniors & Students Jan. 29 and Feb. 4 only, all seats RSVP (416)-922-4415 North Toronto Players presents DSTARSHIP Adapted by Michael Harms and john Ricciardelli TORONTO's ONLY COMPREHENSIVE ClJ\SSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTII\G SOURCE aotf TRIAL er JIJflY DATES: February 12, 13, 19 & 20 at 8pm, 14 & 21 at 2pm TICKETS: .00 for adults, .00 for children under 12, .00 for seniors on February 14 & 21 Ask about our Group Ralesl OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL: .00 FOR ADULTS '' NEW LOCATION: leah Posluns Theatre. 4588 Bathurst st. , Toronto (Between Sheppard & Finch ) free parklnQI Wheel

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