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Volume 5 Issue 4 - December 1999/January 2000

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  • Toronto
  • December
  • Theatre
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  • January
  • Symphony
  • Arts
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~ . ~ . Wednesday Dec 22

~ . ~ . Wednesday Dec 22 **7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Family Holiday Pops. Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets & Strings; Closer Walk with Thee; White Christmas; Gesu Bambino; 0 Come All Ye Faithful. Canadian Brass; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . Jhursday Dec 23 * * 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Choir & Organ Concert: Elora Festival Singers. Michael Bloss, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 872- 4255. Free. * * 12:00 noon: St. Paul's Bloor Street. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Christopher Cotton, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 961- 8116. Free. * * 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Family Holiday Pops. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 22. * * 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Handel· Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 15. Friday Dec 24 * * 11 :OOaril: Toronto City Hall. A Choral Celebration. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Children's Chorus; Toronto Mass Choir. Toronto City Hall Rotunda, 1 00 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. Monday Dec 27 **8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. J. Strauss Jr.: The Gypsy Baron. King a Mitrowska, Deborah Overes, Michelyn Wright, Ross Neill, Barry Stilwell & other performers; Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. to . For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Tuesday Dec 28 **2:00 & 7:30: Roy Thomson Hall. Bugs Bunny dn Broadway. Bugs Bunny cartoons projected on a giant screen with live orchestra playing the original scores. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. .50 to .50; family packs. * *S:OO• Mirvish Productions. Th~ Needfire. A celtic celebration in music & dance. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. We,st. 872·1212. $.50 to .50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Friday Dec 31 * *7:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Millennium Opera Gala. Nancy Argenta, Russell Braun, Tracy Oahl, Frances Ginzer, Ben Heppner & othe·r singers; Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Mario Bernardi & Richard Bradshaw, conductors. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. to 0. Saturday January 01 * * 2:30: Roy Thomson Hall/ Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Canada's New Year's Concert: Salute to Vienna. Patricia Nessy, soprano; Wilfried Scharf, zither; Symphony Canada ; dancers from the National Ballet of Canada; Peter McCoppin, conductor. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. to 5. Tuesday Jan o4 * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. Ashley Tidy, organ. 65 Church St. 364-7865. Free. Thursday Jan 06 * * 1 2:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series. Kirk MacDonald, jazz saxophone. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Crase. 978-3744. Free. Saturday Jan 08 * * 2:00: Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church. Second Saturday Concert: Trillium Brass Greet the New Millenium. Shawn Spicer & Scott Harrison, trumpets; Jennifer Schofield, french horn; Cathy Stone, trombone; Scott Good, b'ass trombone. 1 90 Medland Ave. 769-6176. Free. Sunday Jan 09 I . * * 1 :30: McMichael Volur,"~teer Co..;,mittee/Orchestras Canada. The Art of Music. George Gao Ensemble. McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1 0365 Islington Ave. 905-893-11 21 ext.402. Free with regular gallery admission: ,(sr),(st). * * 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speaking: Women Composers of the Baroque. Rona Goldensher, violin; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord; Elissa Poole, flute.· Eaton Court, Royal Ontario Museum, 1-00 Queen's Park. 966-1409. Free with admission to the ROM: ,,(children -5-14).(family). * * 3:00: Vesnivka Choir. Conc(!rt. of Ukrainian Christmas Carols. Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus; Halyna Kvitka Kondracki, 'conductor. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 763- 2197. * * 8:00: Chamber Music Unlimited. All That Jazz. Music by Schulhoff, Gershwin, Martinu, Kagel, Weill & Dwyer. Phil Dwyer, alto sax; Andrew Burashko, piano; Mark Fewer, violin. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 351-8188. ,. * * 8:00: Rosedale Concerts. The Stars Come Home ... Duets from Pagliacci, Luisa Miller & Marriage of Figaro; English & French folksongs io arrangements by Britten, Purcell & Ridout. Sally Dibblee, soprano; Brett Polegato, baritone; Peter Tiefenbach, piano. Rosedale United Church, 1 59 Roxborough Dr. 924-0725 ext.36. ,. Mond~y Jan 10 **8:00: CJRT Sound of Toronto Jazz Series. The Barlow Group. Ontario Science Centre Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Road. 595-0404. $"'8. · * *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Opera Fresca. Music by Rossini, Di Lazarro, Moricone, Buczynski, Bernstein & others. Quartetto Gelato; Joaquin Valdepenas, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . Tuesday Jan 11 , * * 1 2:1 0 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music .. Music & Poetry. 'Messiaen: Poemes pour Mi.(Book1 ); Ravel: Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme. Measha Gosman, soprano; Michele.Bogdanowicz, mezzo; Faculty of Music ensemble; John-Hawkins, piano & conductor; Prof. Eric Domville, commentator, Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. Free. * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. Jamal(. The B[!ch Circle .· F major & D minor. Michael Bloss, organ. 65 Church St. 364- 7865. Free. * *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Opera Fresca. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 1 0 . . Wednesday Jan 12 . . . ~ * * 1 2:30: York University Dept. of Music. Rhythm and Truth Brass Band. Original music rooted in New Orleans jazz traditions .. Paul Neufeld, director. McLaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736-5186. Free. * * 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Opera Fresca. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 10. Evenin_g to ; matinee to . * * 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. Free. Thursday Jan 13 * * 1 :30: Women's Musical Chc~b of Toronto. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Michael McMahon, piano. 12:15: Pre-concert lecture, Rm. 330 Edward Johnson Bldg. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 923-7052. . * * 8:00: Music Toronto. The St. Lawrence Quartet . . Schumann: String Quartet in a, Op. 41, #1; Music TORONTO presents

Hatzis: New work (world premiere); Shostakovich: Quartet #3. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366- 7723. ,; (students, a'ccompanying adult 1/2 price), 18-35 pay your age. "" 8:00: RCM Glenn Gould Professional School. Song and Dance. Brahms: Songs for Alto, Viola & Piano Op.91; Vier Ernste Gesiinge Op.121; Piano Quartet in g Op.25. Anita Krause, mezzo soprano; Erika Raum, violin; Rennie Regehr, viola; Vernon Regehr, cello; Jenny Regehr, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408- 2824ext.321. ,. Friday Jan 14 * "8:00: Peter Hannan/ ARRAYMUSIC. 999 \'Bars of Music, Music embodying the sounds of the last 1 000 years, arranged for singer, guitar, bass, drums & wind synthesizer. HAL Band: Peter Hannan; Christine Duncan, voice. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. ,. . Saturday Jan 15 ""7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Rossini: Overture to Semiramide; Rodrigo: Concierto e Aranjuez; J.S. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in d BWV 1 043; Handel (arr. Harty): Water Music. Rachel Gauk, guitar; Jacques lsraelievitch, conductor/violin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . Sunday Jan 16 * * 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Performing Arts Ensemble (Children) & RCM Children's Choir. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408- 2824 ext.321. ,. * * 2:00: Sinfonia Mississauga. The Marvelous Mr. Mozart. Mozart: Symphony #22 in C; Symphony #28 in C; Concerto for Bassoon & Orchestra K.291; Marches. Christian Sharpe, bassoon; John Barnum, conductor. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. .50. *"3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 15. * * 5:00: Nikolai Maloff. piano, i'? Recital. Works by Scarlatti, Beethoven & Liszt. The Chapel, Victoria University.91 Charles St. West. 767-7589. ,. * * 8:00: Salon des Refuses. Resonance. Program of Canadian works. William Beauvais, guitar/composer; Linda Eyman, soprano; Julian Knight, viola. Holy Trinity Church, 1 0 Trinity Square. 598-4521. ,. Tuesday Jan 18 * * 1 :00: Lunch Hour at St. James'. William Maddox, organ. 65 Church St. 364·7865. Free. * *3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Repertory Chorus (Adult Community Choir). Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. ,. Wednesday Jan 19 · * * 6:00: Artword Theatre: Rush Hour Concert with the Amati Quartet. 75 Portland St. 408- 1146. .50 (includes refreshments). * *6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture Chamber Music. Dvorak: Serenade, Op. 44. Richard Dorsey & Frank Murphy, oboes; Joaquin Valdepeiias ·& David Bourque, clarinets & other performers. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. .85 or free with ticket to 8:00 performance. . **7:15: Don Mills Organ Society. Joe Carlo, Lowrey organ. Taylor Place, 1 Overland Drive. 447-1197. . * *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms: Piano Concerto #2; Dvorak: Symphony #7. Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Jirf Belohlavek, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. to . * *8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall. See ' January 12. Thursday Jan 20 * * 1 2:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series. Mozart: String Quartet in C K.465; Brahms: Quartet Op.51 #2 in A; Shostakovich: Quartet #4 in D Op.83. Canadian Music Competitions Stepping Stone Winner: Volta Quartet. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. Free. **8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Wagner: The Flying Dutchman. Christopher Alden, director; Richard Bradshaw, conductor; Gidon Saks, Raymond Aceto, Frances Ginzer & other performers. 7:15: free 20-minute discussion introducing the opera & its themes. Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to 0. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * *8:00: Encore Entertainment. You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Book, music & lyrics by Clark Gesner. Studio Theatre, Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 870- 8000. (student, senior & group rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * *8:00: Music Toronto. Measha Gosman, soprano. Programme includes works by Strauss, Debussy & Gershwin. Jane MaHett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. . **8:00: Toronto Philharmonia. Mozart in Prague. Don Giovanni Overture, Dalla sua pace, II mio . tesoro, Symphony #38, Piano Concerto #26. Eric Shaw, tenor; Boris Krajny, piano; Kerry Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. ,; ,(sr/st). Friday Jan 21 , **6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Evening Overture Chamber Music. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 19. ""8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Mozart: Don Giovanni. James Conway, director; Nicholas Cleobury, conductor; Davida Damiani, Gilles Cachemaille, Isabel Bayrakdarian & other performers. Hummingbird Centre, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to 0. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * * 8:00: Music Theatre Mississauga. Nunsense/1- The Second Coming. Music, book & lyrics by Dan Goggin. Meadowvale Theatre, 631 5 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821-0090. .50, 6.50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. * *8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See January 19. * *8:00: University College Drama Program. Rose. Musical by Tomson Highway looking at life, death & the past on the Wasaychigan Hill Indian reserve. Leah Cherniak, director. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 978-1505. ,. For complete run see Music Theatre listings . * * 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. William Aide, piano. Beethoven: Sonatas Op.27 #2 Moonlight & Op.11 0; Brahms:Handel Variations Op.24; Klavierstlicke, Op.118. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park Cresc. 978-3744. ,. Saturday Jan 22 * * 1 :30 & 3 :3p: Toronto . Symphony Orchestra. Percus-

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