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Volume 6 Issue 2 - October 2000

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the American Musicological Society's conference. The Tafelmusik Choir participates in Qpera Atelier"'s production of Lully's Persee at the Elgin Theatre. The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir tackles the formidable Requiem ofVerdi at Roy Thomson HalL Howard Dyck- a recent recipient of the Order of Canada - conducts his Consort Caritatis in a performance of the fascinating Oppel Mass on November 3. And on November 5, Lawrence Cherney's Soundstreams presents the opulent University Voices 2000, a gathering of 12 University choirs for a performance of R. Murray Schafer's Credo. The concert takes place in Massey Hall. Larry Beckwith is the Programs Coordinator of Choirs Ontario CHORAL OUICK PICKS For (FA) see Further Afield; for (Tl) see Too Late i o list Oct 01 4pm: Cantores Celestes Oct 05 2pm: Men of the Deeps (FA) Oct 07 3:30: John Laing Singers (FA) O'ct 07 7:30: Silver Ring Choir of Bath Oct 07 7:30: Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir Oct 1 0 1 pm: Silver Ring Choir of Bath Oct 11 7:30: Toronto Welsh & Froncysyllte Male Voice Choirs ll ll ll Member profiles, 2000, continued from page 8 BAROQUE MUSIC BESIDE THE GRANGE Artistic Directors, Alison Melville & Colin Savage 316 Concord Ave., Toronto, Ont. M6H 2P6 Tel: (416) 588-4301 Since 1984 BMBG has been presenting early chamber music of the highest quality in an atmosphere of congenial informality and intimacy. Our concerts take place in the historic Church of St. George the Martyr, which boasts a fabulous acoustic and cosy setting. Our musicians are amongst Canada's finest specialists in their respective fields, and ou~ concerts are amongst Toronto's most affordable - subscriptions to seven concerts for less than 0! The 2000-01 season offers a wide array of innovative programs: Classical Miniatures (Oct.15); The Caledonian Pocket Companion (Nov .5); Christmns with Corelli (Dec.10) AnAlbinoni Celebration(Jan.l4) Voices of Influence (Feb.3) Concen sur L 'herbe (Mar.30) and A Dublin Musical Calendar (May 20). We hope you'll join us. Call us at 588-4301 for a season brochure. BEACH ARTS CENTRE MUSIC SCHOOL Artistic Director: Elain Daviau Phone: (416) 690·4552 CoNCERT NoTES •!• OvERVIEW, continued Qct 14 8pm: Northern Harmony Choral Ensemble; liturgically Hip (Tl) Oct 15 3pm: Amadeus Choir Oct 21 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir Oct 21 8pm: T a I lis Choir Oct 21 8pm: York University Choir Oct 22 4pm: Toronto Children's Chorus Choirs I, 11 & Ill Oct 22 7:30: Kingsway Chancel· Choir Oct 24 12pm: Nathaniel Dell Chorale Oct 27 & 28 8pm: Canadian Singers Oct 27 8pm: Exultate Chamber Singers Oct 27 8pm: Millennium Singers Oct 28 8pm: Cantabile Chorale Oct 28 8pm: Tafelmusik Chamber Choir November Nov 02 8pm: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Nov 03 7:30: Ontario Christian Music Assembly mixed choir Nov 03 8pm: Orpheus Choir; Sidgwick Scholars Nov 04 8pm: Nova Scotia Mass Choir Nov 04 8pm: Vocalpoint Chamber Choir (Tl) Nov 05 3pm: 12 Canadian university choirs Nov 05 3pm: Toronto Chamber Choir Nov 05 3pm: Toronto Children's & Edmonton Children's Choirs Nov 06 8pm: E)mer lseler Singers 3· Hear and Now Constantinople Music Toronto presents the world premiere of Constantinople by Toronto composer, Christos Hatzis on-october 17. Described by Hatzis as "a seventy-five The Beach Arts Centre Music School has been providing the east end of Toronto with instrumental and vocal music lessons and classes for twenty years. Our staff of music teachers are chosen from an international base and have qualifications in teaching and performance. Most music teachers prepare students for the Royal Conservatory Exams when they are · available for that instrument. Beach Arts Centre music students are encouraged to participate in performances and recitals. Our music study courses include: ear training, music for young children, Orff, Notes for Tots, recorder (soprano, alto, tenor), saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, piano, violin, voice, guitar, cello, flute. Please call if you have any questions about our music programs. We will be very glad to help you. CAMMAC (Canadian Amateur Musicians /Musiciens amateurs du Canada) Information Hotline: (416) 421-0779 Membership: 1·888-622·8755 Recorder Players' Society: (416) 431· 7560, (416) 536-5750 Website: E-mail Cedar Glen camp E-mail: cedar Founded in 1953, CAMMAC has five regional chapters providing learning and performing opportunities for music lovers of all-ages in a friendly, supportive 12 Wholenote OCTOBER 1, 2000 - NOVEMBER 7, 2000 atmosphere. We have a National office and . music library, and we operate summer music centres in Ontario and Quebec. Toronto CAMMAC presents an exciting season for singers and instrumentalists. Monthly readings include Beethoven's 5th Symphony (Robert Raines, Oct. 15); Bach's Christmas Oratorio (Jurgen Petrenko, Jan. 14); and Verdi'sRequiem (Howard Dyck, Apr. 22). We are also planning several work-shops and coached rehearsals. Check our Hotline and Website for details on all activities. Our Recorder Players' Society has a full calendar of readings: call for information. Readings, workshops and rehearsals are open to both , members and non-members. Our summer music centre at Cedar Glen provides an opportunity to study, play and sing with an outstanding faculty. The music program accommndates amateur musicians of all levels, at affordable prices and in beautiful country surroundings in the CaledonHills. CONCERTS AT ST. GEORGE'S Artistic Director: Karen Rymal 117 Ferrier Ave., Toronto ON M4K 3H6 E·mail: Information & tickets: (416) 463-9284 Concerts at St. George's was established last season in the heart of the Kingsway!Etobicoke community under the direction of Karen Rymal. Our concerts feature outstanding artists in an eclectic Gryphon Trio minute long multimedia work for violin, cello, piano, mezzo-soprano, an Arab classical female vocalist (alto) and surround sound", Constantinople was commissioned by the Gryphon Trio. Soprano, Jean Stilwell, with whom the Trio recently performed Shostakovich's Seven Romances and Maryem Tollar, an alto specializing in classical Arab music, u mix of choral, solo and chamber music. Tickets are affordably priced and performances are conveniently scheduled at 4 pm on Sundays to accommodate busy schedules. The 2000/2001 series begins Sunday, October 1 with Cantores Celestes, Women's Chamber Choir (Kelly Galbraith, Director). The choir is joined by Ellen Weir, piano and Bob Weir, bass in a program of spirituals and works by Rossini. December 3rd, the Amarilli Singers are joined by The Toronto Brass and St. George' s Chancel Choir in a glorious celebration of Advent and Christmas. The series continues March 25 with ensembles from the Glenn Gould Professional School of Music in an outstanding program of chamber masterworks. Our final concert on April 29 presents the Mississauga Children's Choir (Thomas Bell, Director) and the Amarilli Singers in a program heralding the arrival of Spring. dance OREMUS danse 240 Dovercourt Road, Toronto, ON, M6J 3E 1 Tel: (416) 536·9002 and (416) 928-0208 Fax: (416) 928-0208 dance OREMUS danse, founded in 1983 by Paul James Dwyer, is a modern dance company with a live music mandate, dedicated to the artistic legacy of Isadora Duncan. We mount tU

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