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Volume 6 Issue 4 - December 2000/January 2001

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  • December
  • Toronto
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- 8:00: Oakville Choral

- 8:00: Oakville Choral Society. Christmas Concert. Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion, Hallelujah & Amen); Westcott: Quodlibet; seasopal favourites & audience sing·along. Margaret Evans, soprano; Deborah Overes, contralto; David Playfair, tenor; Peter Wiens, bass. St. Dominic's Church, Rebecca St. West, Oakville. 905-845-5359. . - 8:00: Rothko Trio/Music Gallery. Eurocentricity. Finnissy1 In Stiller Nacht; Nyman: Time Will Pronounce; Dutilleux: Three Strophes on the Name Sacher for sol'o From Bach to Chopin, from Old World carols to Viennese operetta to Afro-American ' spirituals-the colourful tapestry of our past millennium cello; Schoenberg: Transfigured Night. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St. 416-766·3533. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel's Messiah. Trinity-St. Paul's Church. See Dec.' 14. Saturday December 16 - 1 :30 & 3:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Looking A Lot like Christmas! Children's holiday concert. Al Simmons, entertainer; Errol Gay, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828. . - 2;00: PRIME Mentors of Canada. A Christmas Gift. Camilla Luna, Broadway performing artist; Jon Stroll, accompanist/ composer. OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor St.' West. 416-923-6641 ext. 2464. Free. - 7:30: Concertsingers. See What Joy Has Come to Us. See December 10. St. George's Anglican Church, 77 Randall Dr., Pickering. 416· 769-7991. ,. - 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. Can You Count the Stars? Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·306-6000. . - 7:30: Roy Thomson Hall/Toronto Children's Chorus. A Chorus Christmas. Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas & other music. True North Brass; Jean Ashworth Bartle, conductor. 60 Simcoe. 416·872· , 4255. to . - 7:30: Village Voices. Gloria in Excelsis. Vivaldi: Gloria in D; traditional carols; singalong. Rebecca Whelan, soprano; Christine Stelmacovich, mezzo; Apollo Orchestra; Joan Andrews, conductor. Central United Church, 131 Main Street, Unionville. 905· 294·8687. , children 12 & under free. - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. 2000 Years of Christmas. Special holiday show. Trilogy: Eileen McGann, Cathy Miller & David K: Birch Cliff United Church, 33 East Rd. 416· 264·2235. $ l2(advance), (door). - 8:00: Downsview Symphony Orchestra. 'Tis the Season. Christmas music. Frank Merlo, conductor. York Woods Library Theatre, 1785 Finch West. 416-41 O· 4164. ,$ lO(advance), (door). - 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Christmas goes Popi Music old and new, plus carol sing·along. Mississauga Choral Society; Chrys Bentley, choral director. Hammerson Hall, 414 lliving Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·306·6000. ,. - 8:00: Oakville Choral Society. Christmas Concert. St. Dominic's Church, Rebecca St. West, Oakville. See December 15. - 8:00: St. Michael's Choir School. 61st Annual Massey Hal(Concert. 15 Shuter. 416-872-4255. to . - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel's Messiah. Trinity·St. Paul's Church. See Dec. 14. - 8:00: Vocal Point Chamber Choir. A Christmas Cantata · Christmas Music for Choir and Brass. Music by Gabrielli, Pinkham, Victoria, Palestrina, Praetorius & others. Jurgen Petrenko, organ; brass quintet; Jan Grundy, director. Grace Churchon·the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-484· 0185. ,. - 8:15:.Te Deum Orchestra & Singers. The Christmas Story. Bach: Nun komm den Heiden Heiland; Herr Christ der einige Guttes Sonne; Purvis: Divinum Mysterium; Held: God Rest ye Merry; Schutz: Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi. Paul Coates, Evangelist; . Beverly Leslie, Angel; Attila Nagy, Herod; Richard Birney-Smith, organ. 8:00: Chat from the Stage. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 1-800·263-0320. ,, (child). · Sunday December 17 '- 1:00: Harbourfront Centre/Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario. Cushion Concert: Maza Meze · Music, Just So! Middle E~stern music. Barbara Budd, host. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 231 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. . - 2:00: Calvin Presbyteri ~ n Church. Handel.· Messiah. Calvin Presbyterian Church choir; soloists with orchestra; Stephanie Martin, conductor. 26 Delisle Ave. 416-923- 9030. to . - 2:00: Koffler Centre of the Arts, School of Music. Raye Horowitz Memorial Concert. Lenny Solomon, jazz violin; Bernie Fenensky, accompanist. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416-636-1880 ext.228. ,. - 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Sunday Serenade: Karen Quinton, piano. Beethoven: Erolca Variations in E flat; works by Chopin, Debussy & Liszt. 850 Enola Ave, Mississauga. 905·891·7944. ,. - 2:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Sing·Along Messiah. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter. 872-4255. ,. - 2:00: Toronto Philharmonia. The Magical Sounds of Christmas. Music by Bach, Corelli, Handel, Willcocks (arr.), Rutter & others. Claude Watson School for the Arts Choir, Norseman Chamber Choir, Yorkminster Citadel Songsters; Donna Colley, Jan Szot, William Brown & Kerry Stratton, conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. ,; ,(sr/st). - 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Christmas Favourites. Traditional Christmas classics; carol sing-along. Dr. Diana Brault, director of music. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7 469. ,, family rates. - 3:00: Mississauga Choral Society. Handel.· Messiah. Ariel Harwood-Jones, soprano; Nina Scott-Stoddarl, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Sinfony Players; Chrys Bentley, conductor. Hammerson Hall, 4141 living Arts Dri.ve. 905-306-6000. .50, st/sr/group rates. - 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Handel: Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. See December 14. - 3:00: York _Symphony Orchestra. Holiday Magic. Music of the' season & singalong. Cantabile Chorale; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Marylake Shrine, 13760 Keele St. at 15th Side Road, King Township. 416- 410-0860. ,, (under 12). Saturday, Dec. 1 ~ 7:30 p.m. 36 Wholenote DECEMBER 1, 2000 - JANUARY 31, 2001

- 4:00: Artword Theatre. I'm Dreaming of - 7:00: Metropolitan United Church. a (Nancy} White Christmas. Nancy White, Music at Metropolitan: Candlelight Service vocals, guitar, banjo; Bob Johnston, piano, of lessons & Carols. Metropolitan Choir; vocals; The Wilde Sisters, vocals. 75 Patricia Wright, director of music. 56 Queen Portland St. 416-408-2783. ,. St. East. 416-363-0331. Freewill offering. - 4:00: Church of St. Simon·the•Apostle. · - 7:30: Kingsway Baptist Church Festival of lessons & Carols by Candlelight. Chancel Choir. Candlelight Service of ' · Choir of Gentlemen & Boys; brass; Thomas lessons & Carols. Melvin J. Hurst, director W.D. Bell, director of music. 525 Bloor St. of music. 41 Birchview, Blvd. 416-239- East. 416-923-8714. 2381. ' - 4:00: St. Andrew's Church. Christmas - 8:00: Chamber Music Unlimited/The Carol Service. Anthems, carols & readings. Art of Time Ensemble. Schnittke. Five Erica Goodman, harp; Suzanne Shulman, Aphorisms; Stille Nachte; Piano Quintet & flute. 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600. Free other music. Mark Fewer, violin; Steven (donations to Boarding Homes Ministry). Sitarski, violin; Rennie Regehr, viola; Tom - 4:00: York Centre for Children, Youth Wiebe, cello; Andrew Burashko, piano. Glenn ~ Families. Christmas Concert in the Gould Studio, 250 Fro.nt St. West. 205· ' Cathedral. Guests: Michael Burgess, 5555. ,. ' Jackalyn Short, Toronto Sinfonietta, Bach - 8:00: St.. Michael's Choir School. 61st Children's Chorus. Cathedral of the Annual Massey Hall Concert. See December Transfiguration, Woodbine Ave. in Victoria 16. Square, Markham. 905-887-5896. . - 8:00: Victoria Scholars. Gloria. Guests: - 4:30: Great Music atSt. Anne's. Choral Michael Colvin, tenor; Norine Burgess, Evensong: Festival of Nine lessons & mezzo; Jerzy Cichocki, director. St. James' Carols. Music by Darke, Leighton, Dunhill, Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416=761 -7776. Head, Thurlow & others. 270 Gladstone ,. Ave. 416-922-4415. Free. - 4:30: Yorkniinster Park Church. Festival of nintl lessons & carols. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Choir; soloists; William Maddox, director; Ronald Jordan, organ. York111inster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. - 7:00: Coro San Marco/Pietro Drago Orchestra. Christmas Concert. Daniel Colla, artistic director. St. Margaret Mary Church, 8500 Islington Ave., Woodbridge. 905-851- 2661. . Monday December 18 - 7:30: Riverdale Youttt Singers. Sleigh Bells Ring!! Concert of seasonal music. . Guests: Toronto Choristers; Mark Bell, conductor.Holy Name Church, 71 Gough. 416-778-0796. Free. - 7:30: Scarborough Community Concert Band. Scarborough Civic Centre Rotunda, 150 Borough Dr. 416-724-8989. Free. Calvin Church Choir and Orchestra Sunday, December 17th, 2pm Calvin Presbyterian Church 26 Delisle Ave. Toronto (1 block NW of Yonge & St. Clair) (416) 923-9030 Children very welcome! Tickets (seniors and students) (children under 12) THE MARKHAM CONCERT BAND Directed by Dr. Diana Brault presents A CONCERT OF SEASONAL FAVOURITES & CAROL SING-A-LONG SUNDAY DECEM~ER 17, 3:00 pm at MARKHAM THEATRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS 171 Town Centre Blvd. in Markham -(Hwy 7 and Warden Ave.) Tickets available at the box office (905) 305-7 469 Adults .00, Seniors & Children $.10.00 DECEMBER 1, 2000 - JANUARY 31, 2001 Whole note 3 7

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