7469. .95 .. • *8:00: Toronto Choral Society. The Last Blast: A Farewell to the Millenium. Handel: selections from Messiah; Bruckner: Motets; Charpentier: Songs of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus CHrist; seasonal favourites. Brass ensemble; Geoffrey Butler, conductor; William O?Meara, accom'panist. George' Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 410·3509. .50. • *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. lves: The Unanswered Question; Copland: Clarinet Concerto; Rachmaninoff: Symphony #2. Joaquin Valdepef\as, clarinet; David Robertson, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . • *8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jazz Series: A Tribute to Trudy Desmond. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. Free. ~ ~= 'CHANTAL ]UILLET, violin ANTONIO LYSY, cello PASCAL ROGE, piano Trios by HaydYJ and Ravel Tuesday, December 1, 8 p.m. Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front Street West, Toronto Tickets Box Office: (416) 205-5555 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays & 2 bours before concert Thursday Dec 09 • *1 2:00 noon: RCM Glenn Gould Professional School. David Jalbert, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.334. Free. * * 12:00 noon: St. Paul's Bloor Street. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Tom Fitches, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961-811 6. Free. **4:00: RCM Glenn Gould Professional School. Axel Gremmelspacher, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.334. Free. **8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Scrooge/ The Musical. Songs by Styne, Bricusse, Legrand, Harnick, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and others. Fairview Library Theatre. 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 421- 1267. ,(st/sr). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. **8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. The Nylons Holiday Show. Traditional holiday favourites sung in a cappella harmony. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. .50. * *8:00: Montgomery's Inn. Celtic Harp Christmas Concert. Seasonal music from around the world. Janet Gadeski, celtic . harp. 4 709 Dundas St. West. · 394-8113. ,(Friends of Etobicoke's Heritage). Advance"il' registration recommended. * *8:00: Music Toronto. Quatuor Arthur-LeBlanc. Haydn: Quartet in C, Op. 20, '#2; · Alexander Von Zemlinsky: Two Movements for String Quartet (1 929); Schubert: Quartet #13 in a, D. 804, Rosamunde. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. Richard Margison in Concert + Featuring Australian Baritone Jeffrey Black in his Canadian Debut Along with Grammy AwardcWinning Artist Alannah Myles and other Special Guests IN A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR "COLLABORATIONS: A CHAMBER ARTS EXPERIENCE" (Valerie Kuinka, Artistic Director) December 6,1999 at 8 pm Hammerson Hall. The Living Arts Centre, Mississauga Ticket Prices range from .50 to .50 Gala Post-Concert Reception with Artists .50 CLASSICALQ6 ;~ '"('LA,~~!~o~ol 10311 For further information, please contact The Living Arts Centre Box Office at (905) 306-6000 ConLert partially sponsored by Lanza Mu sic Ltd The reception is being supporred by The Australian Consulate General and Trade Commission in Toronto.
East. 366-7723. ,; (students, accompanying adult 1/2 price), 18-35 pay your age. **8:00: ACM Glenn Gould Professional School. Nevena Popov, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.334. Free. • *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 8. Fnday Dec 10 • *12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own Lunch Concert. Michel Allard, piano. 60 Simcoe St. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. **7:30: Upper Canada Choristers. The Glory of Christmas. Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas (A Fable with Music); Vivaldi: Gloria in D; seasonal selections & carol sing-along. Christian Sharpe, bassoon; Laurie Evan Fraser, music director. Flora McCrae Auditorium, 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 256-0510. (advance),(door); children under 1 2 1/2 price. Daily Bread Food Bank donation accepted. • *8:00: Centro Scuola e Culture Italians/Columbus Centre. Palestrina Chamber Chorus:•Millenium Christmas Concert. Guests: Coro Pacini; Schola Cantorum Children's Choir; Sabatino Vacca, Carmine Leonzi & Franca Di Giovanni, conductors. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 789-4970. ,. • *8:00: Con Fuoco Chamber Music Series. Masterpieces for Winds. Poulenc: Sextet for Piano & Winds; Reinecke: Octet Op.216 for Winds. Vanessa Lee, piano; Ken Hall, flute; Michael Westwood & Susan Strunc, clarinets; Lisa Griffiths & Melanie Fairbrother, bassoons; Jane Mackay, horn. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 653-8304. ,. • *8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Poulenc: Gloria; Vivaldi: Gloria; carols for Christmas. Guest artist: Janet Obermeyer, soprano. All Saints' Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. West. 239-1131 ext.49. ,. **8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Christmas with The Nylons. Traditional carols, contemporary classics & festive selections. Hammerson Hall, 41 41 Living Arts Drive. 905- 306-6000. ,. **8:00: Montage Music. An Elegant Affair Christmas Concert. Traditional Christmas carols; music by Bach, Chopin, Glick, Gaubert, Copland, Barber & Gershwin. Laura Nashman, flute; John Alonso, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 924- 8180. ,2/,4/ (includes reception). **8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Choral Gems to Crown the' Century. Britten: A Ceremony of Carols; Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Holst: Christmas Day; Mendelssohn: Weihnachtskantate. Sidgwick Scholars, soloists; JacquelineGoring, harp; Christopher Dawes, organ; Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 530-4428. , (sr,st). • *8:00: Toronto Consort. To Drive the Cold Winter Away. Favourite Christmas repertoire including English ballads, country dances & French noels. David Greenberg, violin; Ben Grossman, percussion & hurdygurdy; Katherine Hill, soprano. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 964-6337. - 27; -(st/sr). **8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. U of T Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Poulenc: Gloria; Litanies ala vierge noir; Honegger: Une Cantata de Noel; Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine; Debussy: Noel des enfants. Lorna MacDonald, soprano; Doreen Rao & Wayne Strongman, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744.,. • *8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Noel Franr:aise -A French Christmas. Poulenc: Gloria & works by Faure, Debussy & MacMillan. MacMillan Singers, Women's Chorus, Concert Choir, Elmer lseler Singers, U of T Symphony Orchestra. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978- 3744. ,. • * 8 :1 5: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Strauss: Overture to Gypsy Baron; Beethoven: Piano Concerto #3; Sibelius: Finlandia; Handel: Hallelujah Chorus; Smetana: The Moldau. Georgiana Balanica, piano; Toronto Cantata Chorus; Tak-Ng Lai, music director. Kipling Collegiate, 380 The West way. 239-5665. ,. ' · Saturday Dec 11 ' * * 2:00: All The King's Voices. ChristmaSing'99. Carols from around the world, sing-along. David J. King, conductor. Black Creek Pioneer Village. 225- 2255. Free with Village admission (, , under 4 free) . * * 2:00 and 7:30: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus & Varna Children's Opera, Bulgaria. Winter Concert. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366-7723. to . * * 2:00: Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church. Second Saturday Concert: Music for Advent. Roberta Laking, soprano; Richard Leach, piano. 1 90 Medland Ave. 769 -6176. Fr,ee·t· * * 7:30: Alexander Singers & , Players. Seasonal Concert. , Mozart: Piccolomini Mass· \ . Pergolesi: S,tabat Mater. (e~~ ' ,, cerpts); spi ~ ituals, C ha nnukak ~ songs & Ct)ristmas caro,l:s, Esther Tse, !