Comprehensive Concert Listings, Dec 1 to Jan 31 Friday December 01 - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own lunch Concert. Oratorio students from U of T Faculty of Music; Mia Bach, piano. 60 Simcoe. 593-4822 ext.363. Free. - 7:30: Montgomery's Inn. Family Christmas Sing-Along. 4709 Dundas West. 416-394-8113. ,child . - 7:30: Opera Buffa Inc. The Gift. Holiday tale by David Kyle. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416-872-1111. , . For complete run see Music Theatre listings. · - 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. In dulci jubilo. Bach: Ctiristmas Cantatas. Teri Dunn, Nina Scott ·Stoddart & Robert Stewart, soloists; Kevin Mallon, director. Glenn Gould Studio; 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. , (sr), 3(st). - 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Handel and Britten. Handel: Messiah, Part I; Britten: Ceremony of Carols. Denise Williams, soprano; ~asilika Vlassis, contralto; Michael Arden, tenor; harp, chamber ensemble & organ. All Saints' Kingsway Church, 2850 Bloor St. West. 416-239-1131 ext.49. ,. , - fi:OO: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Christmas Pops. Priscilla Wright, singer; John Edward Liddle, conductor. · Silverthorn Collegiate Auditorium, 291 Mill Road. 416·410-1570. ,, children 12 & under free. - !i:OO: Music Gallery. Canadian Electronic Ensemble. St. .George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. , · . ) - 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. The Irish Rovers. 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905-815-2021: .99. - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Alf ·Mozart Concert. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn & orchestra; Symphony #39 in E flat; Serenade #6 in D Serenata Notturno. Royal Conservatory Orchestra; Jeanne Lamon, conductor. Ettore Mazzoleni PLUS: "EARLY BIRD" LISTINGS, FEB 1- FEB 7, 2001 Reader, please note Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West.-408-282~ ext.321. ,. · - 8:00: Small World Music. Loretto Reid/ Brian Taheny Band. Celtic sounds with tin . whistle, Irish (lute, accordion, voice, guitar, fiddle & other instruments. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 536-4769. ,. - 8:00: The New Guitar. Benefit Fund· raising Concert. Variety of performers & music. William Beauvais, Michael Bracken, James Brown & Stephen Wingfield, guitars. Edward Day Gallery, 33 Hazelton Ave. 416· 252-4792. or donate what you can. - 8:00: Toronto Youth Concert Winds. Timothy Eaton Memorial Auditorium, 230 St. Clair West. 416·712·6582. ,. - 8:00: Trillium Brass Quintet. The Trumpets Shall Sound. Handel: Messiah (excerpts); Christmas favourites; carol sing. Tom Fitches, organ. St. Clement's Church, 59 Briar Hill. 4)6·533-9142. ,. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. An Evening with Susan Hoeppner & Friends. Bach: Trio Sonata in G for flute, violin, cello & piano; Baker: Elegy for flute & strings; Three Plus O~e Op.45 for flute, violin, viola & cello; Hatzis: Nafir for flute, viola & tape; Villa-Lobos: The Jet Whistle for flute & cello; Crumb: Vax Balaenae for 3 masked players. Guests: Mark Skazinetsky, violin; Douglas Perry, viola; Simon Fryer, cello;Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, 80 · Que.en's Park. 416-978.-3744. ,. - 8:30: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Bet·e & Stef. Bussa nova & jazz standards; original songs. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 .---------- --- -. Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306· 6000. ,.50. - 8:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Northern Expressions. Brahms: Hungarian Dance #5 Sibelius: Finlandia: Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia; Dvorak: Symphony #8. Roberto De Clara, conductor. Burton Auditorium, York University, 4700 Calling all parents and children! Start your festive Yuletide Season with this new classic Brother Heinrich's Christmas a fable composed by John Rutter Saturday, December 2, 2000 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm . Maureen Forrester, narrator . with the Kingsway Chancel ~hoir c TICKETS .00 per person .00 maximum family rate Kingsway Baptist Church Blcior St. W at Montgomery Rd. (416) 239-2381 Wholenote DECEMBER l, 2000 - JANUARY 31, 2001 WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ENSURE llXIJRJCt, Bur THINGS HAPPEN! Sci PlfASE, WHEREVER PosslBlE, USE THE PHONE NUMBERS PROVIDED TO CALL AHEAD. At.so, PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THE FIRST PERFORMANCE OF Music THEATRE EVENTS IS INCLUDED IN THESE DAILY LISTINGS. FOR Mus.C .THEATRE DETAILS, SEE OUR Music THEATRE LISTINGS To LOCATE LISTINGS FOR A SP£Cl.FIC PRESENTER OR.VENUE, PlfASE CONSULT OUR INDEX OF PRESENTERS AND VENUES . Keele St. 416-410~0860. ,, (under i 2). . Saturday December 02 - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory .of Music. lobby Concert. Informal concert featuring RCM students of all ages & levels. 273 Bloor St. Wes.t. 416-408-2824 ext.32L Free. . - 2:00 & 4:00: Kingsway Baptist Church. Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas. Maureen Forrester, n.arrator; Gillian Howard, oboe; Anthony Pezzetti, bassoon; Melvin Hurst, piano; Kingsway Chancel Choir. 41 Birchview Blvd. 416·239· 2381. , family rate. - 7:30: High Park Choirs of Toronto. Sing Out This' Joy. Senior Girls & Senior Boys divisions. St. Anne's Church, 651 Dufferin St. 416-763-7230 ..,. - 7:30' Jubilate Singers/Jubilate Children's Chorus of Toronto. A Baroque Christmas Celebration. Buxtehude,: Magnificat; Pergolesi: Magnificat; Stabat Mater; Bach: Lobe! Den Herrn; 'Christmas ch or.ales & other music. Guest: John Tuttle, organ; Brad Ratzlaff, conductor; Sherry Squires, accompanist. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·422'0741. ,. - 7:30: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville Children's Choir. Seasonal music of Christmas. 130 Navy ,St. Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. - 7:30: Royal Conservatory of, Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Art Song Concert: German lieder. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. · 408-2824 ext.321. ,. - 7:30: Saturday Night Music at St. George's. Stuff The Turkey: A Christmas for All Ages. Artisan Vocal Trio. St. George's Anglican Church, 5350 Yonge St. 416-225· 1922. ,. - 8:00: All the King's Voices. Swing 'n' Christmas; Jazz standards & seasonal favourites. Artillery Pops Swing Band; David J. King, conductor. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416-225-2255. ,. - 8:00: Cantores Celestes/Sine Nomine. The Joy of Christmas; A Medieval to Modern Celebration. Music of Monteverdi, Holst, Tavener, Howells & Hildegard van Bingen; Christmas music .. Ellen Meyer, piano; Kelly Galbraith, director. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Ave. 41,6·236· 1522. . Proceeds in part to Syme· Woolner Neighbourhood & Family Centre. - 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev: Peter & the Wolf; Rossini: Magic Toy Shop; Raines: Chanuka Hora; Christmas sing-along & other music. Robert Raines, conductor .. Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, 2450 Birchmount Rd. 416-879-5566. ,, children under 12 free. - 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Handel and Britten. All Saints' Kingsway Church. See December 1. - 8:00: Etobicoke Youth Band. December Musicale. Conductor: Les Dob~in. Martingrove C.I. Auditorium, 50 Winterton Dr. 416-239·9724. . . - 8:00: Massey Hall. Colours of Christmas. Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack, Bill Medley; Marilyn McCoo; gospel choir & full orchestra; 15 Shuter. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. - 8:00: Music Gallery. laurel MacDonald. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. ,. - 8:00: Musicians in Ordinary. A Venetian Mass for St. Stephen. Music by Monteverdi, Grandi, Marini & Merula; chanted readings; Gregorian chant. Hallie Fishel, soprano; Nancy De Long, mezzo; Mark Wilson, baritone; ·Christopher Verrette, baroque violin; John Edwards, theorbo & other performers. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West: 416·603-4950. , . - '8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. Dark Divas. Stories & songs of Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Pearl Bailey, Diriah Washington·& olhers. Ranee Lee, vocals; Eric Friesen, host. 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. . - 8:00: Opera Mississauga. Bizet: Carmen. Dwight Bennett, general & artistic director. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts · Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-306· 6000. -,-(st/sr). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. - 8:00: Oriana Singers. All is Calm. Music for the Christmas season by Holst, Britten, Daley, Chilcott, Phelan & others. Timothy Phelan, classical guitar; William Brown, conductor; Claire Preston, accompanist. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416'742-7000. ,(sr),.50(st). - 8:00: Tallis Choir. Renaissance Christmas. Byrd: Mass for Four Voices; Palestrina: Hodie Christus natus est; Victoria: 0 magnum mysterium. Peter Walker, director. St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 15f Glenlake Ave. 691-8621. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Blues Society. 14th Annual Women's Blues Revue. Rita Chiarelli,
i. Ktisti .:Johnson, Sharron Mcleod, Carole . Pope & other vocalists; Women's Blues Revue Band; Avril Benoit, host. The Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 416·538·3883. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Bach Cantatas for Christmas. Cantatas #s 140, 133 & _36. Ann Monoyios, soprano; Laura Pudwell, alto; Kevin Skelton, tenor; Paul Grindlay, bass; orchestra' with period instruments; David Fallis, conductor..7:00: Pre·concert talk. Christ Church Deer Park, 1590 Yonge St. 968·1338. ,; $ l 8,(sr/stl. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orc~estra. Lieberson: Red Garuda.for Piano & Orchestra (Cdn. premiere); Berlioz: Symphorii'e fantastique. Peter Serkin, piano; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe., 593·4828. to . - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony & Concert Band. Hess: East Coast Pictures; Curnow: Fanfare for ,Spartacus; Klein: Let ·ihe Kettle. to the Trumpet Speak (premiere). Stephen Chenette & Cameron Walter, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978·3744: ,. - 8:00: Voices. A Ceremony of Canadian Carols. Music by Willan,Daley, Sirett, Tavener, Vaughan William & others; traditional carols. Ron Cheung, artistic director. 7:30: pre·co'ncert talk. St. Thom_as's Church, 383 Huron. 416·429· 7740. ,. Sunday December 03 ; - 1 :00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville Children's Choir. See Dec. 2. · - 2:00: High Park Choirs of Toronto. Sing Out T.liis Joy. Children's Choir & Senior divisions. St. Anne's Church, 651 Dufferin St. 416·763·7230. ,. - 2:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Irish Rovers Christmas. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905·306·6000,. ·. . - 2:30: Calyx Concerts. Voir:es of Angels. Concert of classical & traditional melodies for the holidays. Mississauga Children's CHorus; Susan Kutertan, flute; Narelle Martinez, piano; Wilson Mann, piano; Kyra Bailey, soprano/choral director. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd. 536· 6033. , . - 2:30: Opera in Concert. Rossini: la Gazza ladra. Laura Whalen, Eric Shaw, Kevin Armstrong & Ross Darlington, · performers; Raisa Nakhmanovich, music director. 1 :45: Backgrounder with host lain Scott. Jane .Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366·7723. ,. - 3:00: Amadeus Choir. Celestial Tidings. Britten: Ceremony of Carols; Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs of the Four Seasons; La Montaine: Wonder Tidings; winning compositions from the 14th annual Christmas Carol & Chanukah Song Writing Competition. Erica Goodman, harp; Eleanor. Daley, piano, Lydia Adams, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·446·0188. to . - 3:00: Penthelia Singers. Snowforms. Music by Schafer, Persichetti, Porpora, Durufh! & Watson Henderson. Mary Legge, director. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 . ~~eu..r 2000-2001 ll!!!fff!!E.Cftoi r SUBSCRIPTION SEASON · CJ,elesclat 9Tuft:,198' Sunday, December 3, 3:00 pm George Westcm Redtal Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts Features Erica Goodman, harp, and includes Britten's Ceremony of Carols, Vaughan Williams' Folk Songs of the Four Seasons (Winter), as well as winning entrants of the 14th Christmas Carol and Chanukah Song Writing Competition. . . J' o-Ufut tfw rTrµmJ>e:t! 'fi!dnesday~ J),,ecen,iber 13, 7:3~ P"'; / Metropolitan United Church, Church arz¢>Ql(een Streets The HANNAFORD STREET SILVER :BAND joins the Amadeus Choir in works for band and choir, including Rutter's Gloria, Locklair's Gloria, Somers' A Thousand Ages, and carols; also premieres John Burge' s Trumpet Vilriations for Brass Band. tJchoeS/ p/'tlw Bast; Sunday, April 8, 2000, 3.:00 pm George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts With special guests, Vesnivka (Ukranian Women's Choir), this concert highlights the great choral compositions of Eastern and central Europe, including Rachmaninoffs Vespers and works by Golonov and Tchaikoysky. Thursday, June 7, 2000, 8:00 pm Mt. Pleasant Ave. 416·229·0522. ,. - 3:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Alumni Association. Toronto Chapter. Kent Mc Williams, piano & Jerzy Kaplanek, violin in Recital. Sonatas by Beethoven, Janacek & others. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408·2824 ext. 321. Freewill offering. - 3:00: Stacey Clark. A Canadian Christmas. Music by Canadian composers; traditional.carols. Stacey Clark, soprano; with accompaniment by piano, violin, cello & recorders. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416·920·3860. . - 3:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Northern Expressions. See December 1. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905·305· 7469. - 3:00: York University Dept. of Music. Wind Symphony. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele Choir; Karen Rymal, organ/director. 416· 461·9906. ,. - 4:30: Music at St. Anne's. Choirs of St. Anne's Church & Havergal College. Britten: Ceremony of Carols; Vivaldi: Gloria. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-922-4415. (non· perishable food item for the food'bank accepted as part of admission price). - 7:00: Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects. Toronto Contemporary Showcase Concert. Concert & Presentation of Awards. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·963·5937. ,. - 7:00: Contact Contemporary Music. Ensemble/University Settlement Music & Arts School. This is not the Messiah! Musi~ by Evangelista, Hong & Gfroerer (2 world premieres). Eve Egoyan, piano; Sunrise Quartet; Ting·Hong. St. George the Martyr ·church, 197 John St.416·598·3444. .,. Fun·draising concert for USH St. 736·5186. Free. · student subsidy fund. - 3:00: .Yiluri Zaidenberg, violin & Rena Amiralieva, piano in Recital. Mozart: Sonata for Violin & Piano in e K.304; Brahms: Sonata for Violin & Piano #3 in d Op.108; Franck: Sonata for Violin & Piano in A; Debussy: _Beau Soir; Golliwogg's Cake·Walk; Valse (la plus que lent). The Chapel, Victoria University, 91 Charles St. West. 416·963· 9161. ,. - 4:00: Church of St. Simon·the·Apostle. Advent Procession with Carols by f;andlelight. Choir of Gentlemen & Boys; Thomas W.D. Bell, directorof music: 525 Bloor St. East. 416·923·8714. - 4:00: Concerts at St. George's. Magnificat! Works by Pachelbel, Praetorius & Rutter; carol sing. Toronto Brass; Amarilli Singers; St. George's on·the·Hill Chancel - 7:00: Saint Thonias's Choir. Advl/nt Procession & Solemn Evensong. Bray: A Hymn to the Virgin; Shaw: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Gibbons: Hosanna to the Son of David; traditional Advent carols & anthems. 383 Huron. 416·979·2323. Freewill offering. - 7:30: Amadeus Ensemble. Canada. Music by Schubert, Schnittke & Smetana. Moshe Hammer, violin; Shauna Rolston, cello; Lydia Wong, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205:5555. , (sr),(st). *CANCELLED* - 7:30: North York Singers. Christmas at the Abbey. Gary Heard, artistic director. Loretto Abbey, 101 Mason Blvd. 905·893· 9626. ,. ""7:30: °Trinity Chamber Ensemble. Grieg: Holberg Suite; Handel: Concerto Grosso r.::============il Op.6 #10; Organ Concerto; Vaughan SiH9 tJ«t 7~ foul The High Park Choir~ Millenn;:m T;:~;a:o Con~~~ .. ·:•····· Saturday, Decemb.~~ 2 7.30 p.m.3:·:.·•·•:;::. featuring the Senior Girls & Boys Divisions Synday, December 3 2.00 p.m. f eaturing the Children's Chorus & Senior Divisions Ann Cooper Gay, Errol Gay, Margaret Stanfield, Conductors St. ~nne's Anglican Church 651 Dufferin St (at Dundas) ll r'a!'IJ!M~l!IFl'l!t!!n!!l!l'!IT!'11!'P!"'°'llf Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves for strings & harp; Pergolesi: Concertina in G; Fox: Soliloquy & Fugue on 'BOA. Lily Goldsmith, harp. Church of the Transfigura· lion, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416·229·0496. , . . - 8:00: Church of St. Martin·ln·The Fields. Advent Carol Service. Works by ' Haydn, Goldschmidt, Archer, Cleobury, Palestrina & Darke. 151 Glenlake Ave. 416· 767·7491. Free (collection). - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. James Gordon CD Release Concert: TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick. 416·410·3655. -'- 8:00: Glen Hall. Redshift: Sook Yin Lee, voice; Rust Brothers; Michael Occipinti & Nilan Perera, guitars; Michael Morse & Jason Hammer, basses & other performers; Eugene Martynec, host. Artword Theatre, 75 Portland St. 416·408·2783. . - 8:00: Hampton Avenue. A cappella jazz septet sings seasonal music. Hillcrest United Church, 1080 Finch Ave. East. 416·461· 7811. ,. - 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Rawlin's Cross· Farewell Tour. Celtic Rock band. 130 Navy St. Oakville. 905·815·2021. .99. Monday December 04 - 7:.30: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. School Choir Concert f. Willis Noble, director. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408·2824 ext.321 .