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Volume 5 Issue 4 - December 1999/January 2000

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Midland Collegiate

Midland Collegiate Auditorium, 1 720 Midland Ave. 879-5566. , O(sr/st). **8:00: Duo L'lntemporel. Mylene Guay, baroque flute; David Sandall, harpsichord; !.idnathan Tortolano, baroque cello. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. 657-0076. ~.. • *8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Lome Elliott. Comedy & music. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ~19.75. **8:00: Massey Hall. Tito Puente. Latin music & jazz. Special guest: Ivana Santilli. 1 5 Shuter St. 872-4255. .50 to .50. * *8:00: Meadowvale Theatre. A Marvellous Party. Celebration of the 1 OOth birthday of Sir Noel Coward. Dinah Christie & Tom Kneebone, performers. 631 5 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821- 0090. ,. * *8:00: Opera Mississauga. Richard Margison, tenor in Concert. Popular operatic arias with full orchestra. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306- 6000. to . * • 8:00: Sabat/Clarka Duo. Vivier: Piece pour violin et piano; Crawford: Sonata; Harman: Midnight with the Stars and You; Piirt: Spiegel im Spiegel. Marc Sabat, violin; Stephen Clarke, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 363-9428. ,. **8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See February 2. Sunday February 06 • *1 :30: McMichael Volunteer Committee/Orchestras Canada. The Art of Music. Orchestra Toronto String Quartet with Morry Kernerman, violin & Friends. McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1 0365 Islington Ave. 905-893-1121 ext.402. Free with regular gallery admission: ,(sr),(st). • • 2:30: Sinfonia Toronto. Music for Lovers. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Suk: Serenade; Elgar: Serenade; Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes. Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,(sr),(st). * * 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. 20th Century Visions. Holman: A Song to David. Passmore: new work; Berntein: Chichester Psalms; Durufle: Requiem. Chrys A. Bentley, conductor. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,.(student,senior & group discounts). **8:00: Elmer lseler Singers. The Canadians & The Estonians. Peters: Four Choirs & Orchestra (world premiere); Freedman: Voices; Vasks: Litanija (Canadian premiere); Sven Tur: Requiem. Elmer lseler Singers, Estonian Chamber Choir & Orchestra, MacMillan Singers, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir; Lydia Adams, Tonu Kaljuste, Doreen Rao, Robert Cooper, conductors. ' St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St. 217-0537. ,(st/sr). Monday Feb 07 **8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. Recital Series. Songs and duets by Britten & others. Monica Whicher, soprano; Susan Platts, mezzo; Stephen Ralls & Bruce Ubukata, pianists. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,(sr/st). **8:00: CJRT Sound of Toronto Jazz Series. Chris Mitchell Quartet. Ontario Science Centre Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Road. 595-0404. . • * 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. The Black Dyke Band­ Brilliant, Brassy & Bold. · Marches, overtures, virtuoso , solos. James Watson, music director. Cedarbrae Collegiate, 550 Markham Road. 366-7723. to . FURTHER AFIElD CONCERTS WITHIN TRAVELLING DISTANCE Wednesday Dec 01 * * 2:00: Sanderson Centre. A Don Messer Christmas. Sandy Hoyt & 1 3-member cast. 88 Dalhousie St. Brentford. 1-800- 265-0710. ,. * * 7:30: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville Children's Choir. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 OF THE GREATER TORONTO AREA Navy St. 905-815-2021. .99. Thursday Dec 02 •• 9:30am, 11 :30am & 1:30pm: Brott Autumn Festival 1999. Mozart Comes to Town! Mozart: Overture from Marriage of Figaro; excerpts from Symphony #41 Jupiter; Eine MONICA WHICHER soprano SUSAN PLATTS mezzo NATHAN BERG baritone STEPHEN RALLS piano 8 pm, Mon. Feb. 7 8 pm, Fri. Feb. 25 Two outstanding singers join in a programme of songs ar{d duets by Brahms, Chausson and Faure, and including A Charm of Lullabies and On This Island by Benjamin .,. Britten. THE ~ Both concerts at the Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front Street West Tickets: / seniors & students Call: ( 416) 205-5555 We are proud to present the Toronto recital debut of this exciting young Canadian baritone who is forging an important career on the opera and concert stages of Europe and North America .

Kleine Nachtmusik & other music. Rebecca Brenner, violin; Simon Ng, piano; Paul Latreille, actor; Boris Brott, conductor. Great HaM, Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane. '9b5-525-7664. . • • 2:00: Sanderson Centre. A Don Messer Christmas. See December 01. Friday Dec 03 **8:00: Mohawk College Singers & Celebration Brass. Ringing in the Millennium. Elizabeth Harwood, organ; Laura Jeffrey; !JOprano; Christopher Hunt, conductor. Rutter: Gloria; · Bush: Christmas Cantata; carols· with audience participation. Ryerson United Church, 842 Main St. East, Hamilton. 905- 575-2044. ,. *'*8:00: Opera Ontario. Susannah.' By Floyd. Sally Dibblee, Kristofer lrmiter, Steven Harrison & other performers; Kitchent~r Waterloo Symphony; · Daniel Lipton, conductor. The Centre ·in the Square, 1 01 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570; 1-800-265- 8977. to . Saturday Dec 04 • • 2:00: Orion House. Golden fl1omenf~ ·in Opera. Opera arias performed by 8 different artists. Gravenhu.rst Opera House, 295 MuskokaRd. South Gravenhurst. 1-888-495-8888. ,. • *7:00: Heritage Theatre Brampton. Memories of a Don Messer Jubilee Christmas. Vic Mullen, Sandy Hoyt & other performers. 86 Main St. North. 905-793-4600. .50. • *8:00: Celebration Chorale. Handel· Messiah. Monica Whicher, soprano; Elizabeth Turnbull, mezzo soprano; Dennis Giesbrecht, tenor; Simon Kirkbride, baritone; Celebration Orchestra; Wayne Gilpin, conductor. St. Anthony Daniel Church, 29 Midland Drive, Kitchener. 1-800-867-3281. ,. • *8:00: Millpond Centre. Christmas Jazz. Christmas tunes & jazz standards. 1 06 Victoria Street West Alliston. 705-435- 3092. . **8:00: New Hamilton Orchestra. Visions of Virtuosity. Hiscott: Temple Steps; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto #3; Schumann: Symphony #4. Jorge Suarez, piano; Grzegorz Nowak, conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane. 905- 526-6556. to , to (sr/st). • *8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. The Barl'8 MacNeils. 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. Sunday Dec 05 * * 1 :00 & 4:00: Famous People Players. Leave the Porch Light On ... Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-81 5-2021. .99. . • * 8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Handel: Messiah. Sue Ferraioli Doran, Lois Watson-Lyons, John Tessier & Victor Engbrecht, soloists; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. 7:00: Pre-concert chat. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-763- 3000. ,. Tuesday Dec 07 * * 8:00: Theatre Aquarius/ Artemis Theatre Company. A Christmas Carol. Includes Victorian Christmas carols sung by The MadriGALS. 1 90 King William Street, Hamilton. 905- 522-7529. to . For, complete run see Music Theatre listings. Wednesday Dec 08 * * 8:00: Theatre Aquarius. The King & I. Music by Richard Rodgers; book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. 1 90 King William Street, Hamilton. 905- 522-7529. to ; to (st/sr). For complete run see Music Theatr.e listings. · Friday Dec 1 0 * * 1 O:OOam & 1 :30: Sanderson Centre. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day/ Musical adaptation of Judith Viorst's book. Production from the Kennedy Center. 88 Dalhousie St. Brantford. 1-800- 265-0710. (adult). O(child). * * 8:00: Grand River Chorus of Brentford. Handel: Messiah. Catherine Sayers, soprano; Melanie Adams, alto; Brian Belluth, tenor; Timothy Kauk, bass; Rob Phillips, conductor. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Brantford. 1- 800-265-0710. ,. Saturday Dec 11 * *8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse. Alexander Tselyakov, concert pianist. 843 Watson Road, South Arkell. (519) 763-7528. . **8:00: Bach Elgar Choir. Messiah. Linda Gerrard, soprano; James Huw Jeffries, alto; Martin Houtman, tenor; Robert Pomakov, bass; New Hamilton Orchestra; Philip Sarabura, artistic director. Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. 905-527-5995. ,. * *8:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. 'Tis The Season. Adam: Cantique Noel; Jessel: Christmas Festival; Rimsky Korsakov; Christmas Eve; Handel: Messiah (selections); carol sing-along. Peel Choral Society; Charles Demuynck, conductor. Heritage Theatre Brampton, 86 Main St. North. 905-874-2800. , O(sr/st). * *8:00: Centre Wellington Singers. A Family Christmas. Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas; The Snowman. Carol McFadden, director. St. . Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Fergus. 51 9-843-6507. . - - * * 8:00: John Laing Singers. Christmas Music of a Thousand Years. Music by Hildegard von Bingen, Byrd, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Poulenc & others; carols. John Laing, artistic director. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 1-877-628- 5238.,(sr/st). Sunday Dec 12 . * * 4:00: Elora Festival Singers. A Boy Was Born. B'ritten: A Boy. Was Born; Ceremony of Carols. Erica Goodman; harp; Guelph Youth Singers; Linda Beaupre & Noel Edison, conductors . . St. Mary Immaculate, Elora. 51 9- · 846-0331. . **7:30: Mohawk College Singers. A Christmas Carol Dramatic reading of Dickens' story with music. Bob Hooper, Rob Howard, Lorna Jackson, Sue Prestedge & Connie Smith, readers. Benefit for St. Matthew's House & the Christmas Tree of Hope. Church of the Ascension, 64 Forest Ave. Hamilton. 905-523-5546. , 2 for . * *7:30: Northumberland Symphony Orchestra & Philharmonic Choir. Gloria! Rutter: Gloria; Mozart: Horn Concerto. George E. Lloyd, horn; Matthew Jaskiewicz, music director. Trinity United Church, Cobourg. 905-342-3743. * * 8:00: Brott Autumn Festival 1999. Violins and Vineyards: Musical Tastes of the World. Prokofiev: Violin Concerto #2 in g; Beethoven: Romances for violin & orchestra; Tepper: Psalm. Martin Beaver, violin; Boris Brott, conductor. Royal 'Botanical Gardens, Hamilton. 905-525-7664. ,(sr/st). Friday Dec 17 ** 1 :30 & 7:30: Brott Autumn Festival 1999. The Family Victoria Hall, 55 King St. W, Cobourg. 905-372-2210. .50. * *8:15: Te Deum Orchestra & Singers. Handel: Messiah. Te Deum Singers; Beverly Leslie, soprano; Richard Birney-Smith, artistic director. 8:00: Chat from the stage. Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James St. North, Hamilton. 905-628-4533/1- . 800-263-0320. ,(sr/ stU6(child). Saturday Dec 18 * *8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse. Millennium Christmas Special .. A Christmas Feast of Song. ??Bennett, soprano, ??Finley, piano.843 Watson Road, South Arkell. (519) 763-7528. . **8:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Christmas Cheer. Combined church choirs; Royal City Ambassadors; Rainbow .Choir. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph. 519-763-3000. ' ,. **8:00: Victorian Operetta Society. Christmas Time Tunes. Victoria Hall, Cobourg. See December 17. Wednesday Dec 22 **2:00 & 8:00: Sanderson Centre. A Festival of Carols. Traditional Christmas music & carols; Christmas stories & adventures. Elora Festival Singers; Noel Edison, conductor; Canon Robert Hulse, narrator. 88 Dalhousie St. Brentford. 1- 800-265-0710. .50, ;(sr/st). * *8:00: New Hamilton Orchestra. Christmas Pops. Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite (arr. Ellington); Christmas favourites. Michael Reason, conductor. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane. 905-526-6556. to , to (sr/st). Saturday Jan 15 **8:00: All the King's Voices. An Evening of G & S: Penny Speedie, soprano; David J. King, conductor. Niagara Falls S.S. Auditorium, Epworth Circle & Lawrence, Niagara Falls. 416- 225-2255. . **8:00: St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre. Fred Eaglesmith & the Flying Squirrels. 11 Albert St. St. Jacobs. 51 9-664-1134. . Christmas Spirit. Menotti.:·Amahl ' Sunday Jan 16 and The Night Visitors; B.lake: • *3:00: St. Jacobe School- The Snowman (animated film). house Theatre. Fred Eaglesmith. National Academy Orchestra; 11 Albert St. St. Jacobs. 51 9- Boris Brott, conductor. Hamilton 664-1134. 0. Convention Centre. 905-525- 7664. 1 :30 show ; 7:30 show 2, (children under 12). * *8:00: Victorian Operetta Society. Christmas Time Tunes. Ruth Harcort, director; lan Morton, accompanist. Citizens' Forum, Saturday Jan 22 * * 8:00: New Hamilton Orcheatra) Tradition to Revolution. FuRTHER AFIELD continues next page

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