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Volume 7 Issue 4 - December 2001/January 2002

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Friends. 10365 Islington, Kleinburg. 905-893· 1121. ,, {family), under 5 free. - 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Sunday Concert: Katherine Wheatley. lakeside Terrace, York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-973-3000. Free. :..._ 2:00: Sinfonia Mississauga/Merriam , School of Music. Holiday Celebration. Classical, jazz & Latin. John Barnum, conductor. Royal Bank Theatre, living Arts Centre, 4141 living Arts Drive. 905-306· 6000. .50,. - 2:00: The New Guitar. Annual Fund Raising Concert. Brown: Fugue; Dodgson: Follow The Star; Takemitsu: A Boy Named Hiroshima: Wingfield: Teyata. Michael Bracken,. Steven Wingfield, William Beauvais, John Gzowski & James Brown, guitars. Edward Day Gallery, 33 Hazelton Ave. 416· 2524792. ,. - 2:30 & 7:30: Scarborough Bel Canto Choir. The Touch of Christmas. Songs to suit the season; instrumental selections. Guests: Kwan String Quartet. St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church, 56 Lawson Rd., West Hill. 416-757-9590. . Proceeds to The Kids Help Phone. - 2:30: Opera in Concert. Bellini· La Straniera. Frederique ·vazina, Anita Krause, Stuart Howe, Sung T aek Chung, performers; Opera in Concert Chorus, Robert Cooper, director; Sandra Horst, music director and pianist. 1 :45: Pre-concert chat with lain Scott. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366·7723. ,. - 2:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Family Series. Stravinsky: Pulcinella. Academy Chamber Orchestra; Rennie Regehr, conductor and narrator. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·408· 2824 x321. ,. · • - 3:00: Amadeu·s Choir. Festivity New and Old. New seasonal music by winners of the Amadeus Choir's 15th Annual Christmas Carol and Chanukah song writing competition. Bach Children's Chorus; True.North Brass; Lydia Adams, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. ,; ,(sr/st). - 3:00: Blessed Trinity liturgical Choir. Nine lessons and Carols. Spoken word and its related music; choreographed dernonstra· lion of each of the 9 lessons. Guests: Dance Department of the Cardinal Carter Academy of the Arts; Blessed Trinity Children's Choir. Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. 416· 226-0262. $ 5, children free. - 3:00: Markham Concert Band. Music of the season; carol sing-along. Dr. Diana Brault, · director. Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171 T9wn Centre Blvd. 905·305·7469. ,, family rates. - 3:00: Sunudo. Robert.Creeley LXXV. Kasemets: Echoes of a life: Chronologue; Two Airs & Five Mirrors; Numbers/Digits; Signs; selected poems. Robert Creeley, reader/poet; Udo Kasemets, piano; Susan layard, singer/speaker; Richard Sacks, marimba; Linda Catlin Smith, speaker/chanter. Emmanuel C~llege, Victoria Univ~rsity, 75 Queen's Park. 416-929-5849. Free. - 3:00: Toronto Camerata Chamber Choir.A Celtic Christmas. Works by McGlynn {Canadian premiere); Sargent: A Shepherd's Meditation. Janet Gadeski, harp; Melva T reffinger Graham, artistic director. Grace Church on·the·Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416· 534-2493. ,. - 7:00: Roy Thomson Hall. The Kirov Orchestra. 'Debussy: la Mer; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #4; Stravinsky: Firebird. Alex Slobodyanik, piano; Valery Gergiev,. conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416·8724255. -. - 7:30: North York Singers. Christmas at the Abbey. Gary Heard, music director. Loretto Abbey, 101 Mason Blvd. 905-893· 9626. ,. - 7:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Triumph and Tragedy. Se.e December 1, Markham Theatre; 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305· 7469. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Curly Boy Stubbs & Friends. Guests:-Lorrainne MacDonald, Nonie Crete, Trev or Mills, bass & others. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416· 410,3655. , . . - 8:00: Music Gallery. Baker/Marshall Duo. ·CD release concert for Chiaroscuro. St. George·the·Martyr Church, 197 John. 416· 204· 1080. {includes CD). - 8:00: Rosedale United Church. Strong Women. Excerpts from plays by Murrell & Findlay accompanied by songs that capture the flavour & period of each excerpt. Martha Henry, actor; The Ginger Group; The Rosedale Soloists; Wayne Strongman, director. 159 Roxborough Drive. 416-924-0725 ext.36. ,. Monday December 03 - 7:30: Scarborough Community Concert Band. Various seasonal music & sing-along. Livingston lodge, 65 Livingston Rd. 416· 724· 8989. Free. - 7:30: St. James' Cathedral.11th Annual LOFT Community Services Christmas Fund Raising Concert. Nathaniel Dell Chorale; Russell Braun, baritone; Trillium Brass & other performers; Karen Kain, Master of Ceremonies; Christopher Dawes, artistic director. 65 Church St. 416·979-1994. ,0. - 8:00: Canadian Opera Company. Sartorio: Giulio Cesare in'Egitto. Roger 26 wholenote D ECEMBER 1, 2001 - JANUARY 31, 2002 Honeywell, Krisztina SzabO, Colleen Skull, Martha Guth, Shannon Mercer & other singers; Gary Thor Wedow, conductor. Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416-363-8231. . For complete run see Musii: Theatre listings. - 8:00: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Joy of Christmas. Carols and seasonal music with audience participation. Fran Harvey, trumpet; Robert Richardson, conductor. Thornhill United Church, 16 Elgin St. 905· 731-8318. Silent offering & donations to Richmond Hill food bank .. - 8:00: East York Concert Band. Christmas Concert. Popular seasonal favourites; inspirational carols; Christmas' sing-along. Ernie Walker, conductor. Blue Danube Restaurant, 1686 Ellesmere Rd. 416·266· 1958. , children 12 & under free. - 8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sound of Toronto Jazz. George Gallus Trio. Ontario Science Centre Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416·696· 1000. . . - 8:00: Music Gallery. Bella Donna: Music for 14 Roses. Debussy: Les chansons de Bilitis; Takemitsu: Bryce; Bach: Cello Suite #1; Bax: Elegiac Trio. Francine Labelle, narrator; Camille Watts & Shelly Brown, flutes; Lori Gemmell & Julia Seager, harps; Rachel Thomas, trombone & other performers. St. George·the·Martyt Church, 197 John. 416-204-1080. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society/ Kiwanis Club of Casa ·Loma. Wurlitzer Pops at Casa Loma. Dave Wickerham, organ. 1 ~!.~ Gould , Studio Austin Terrace. 416-870-8000. . - 8:00: Virtuosi di Toronto. Sergei Slovachevsky, cello & Fabio Mastrang,elo, piano inRecital Mendelssohn: 2 Sonatas; Song Without Words Op.109. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416·205·5555. ,. . Jf!c? Tuesday December 04 - 12:30: York University Departme'M of ., · Music. Chamber Music Ensembles.' "' Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 4.16-736-5186. Free. - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hours at St. James'.· Angus Sinclair, organ. Music by Bales, Atkinson, Whyte & Cabena.'65 Church St. 416·364· 7865 ext.224. Free. .- 7:30: Theatre Aquarius/Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. Joseph & the Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. Andre~ Lloyd Webber's classic musical. 171 Towli Centre Blvd, Markham. 905-305-7469. .50-. For complete run see Music. . Theatre listings. - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Wagner: Overture to The, Flying Dutchman; Ho: On the Wing; Sibelius: Violin . Concerto Op.47, 1st movt.; Shostakovich: Symphony #5 OpA7. Joan'na Tang, violin; Susan Haig, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. ,: - 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection/U of T Faculty of Music. Young Artists Recital Katherine Whyte, soprano; Megan Latham, GUITAR •.I SERIES ·Tuesday, Decemb~r 4/0 I at8pm Canadian Guitar Quartet Philip Candelaria, Denis Donegani, Patrick Roux, Louis Trepanier . . Introducing the brilliant new Canadian Guitar Quartet! Reviews of their first CD in the May/June issue of Fanfare Magazine were sensational. "I would certainly buy tickets to hear these musicians play these pieces. : . superbly performed and recorded." (Robert McColley) Tonight's concert features quartets from their CD and more, including the evocative music of Quebec's Patrick Roux. ' SINGLE TICKETS . Glenn Gould Studio Box Office (416) 205-5555 Fax (416) 205-5551 ' email ggstix@toronto.cbc.ca Glenn Gould Studio is. located at: 250 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario in the Canadian Broadcasting Centre \ cec~if radiQ)NE - i •

mezzo; Steven Erickson, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone; Stephen Ralls, piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ,. - 8:00: Bud~ies in Bad Times Theatre. Real Live Girl Damien Atkins performs show of ;ongs o;iginally written for women. 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555. 1opening). For•complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Elgin Theatre. Snow White and the Magnificent Seven. Starring Melissa Thomson, Graham Abbey, Ross Petty & Fred Penner: 189 Yonge St. 416-872-5555. For complete run see. Music Theatre listings. -'- 8:00: Music.Toronto. Anagnoson & Kinton, piano duo. Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre; Hatzis: Old Photographs from Constantinople, arr. for 2 pianos; Infante: Three Dances from Andalusia; Brahms: Sonata in f Op.34b. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366- 7723. ,; 18-35 pay your age; students /accompanying adult 1 /2 price. - 8:00: OnStage. Canadian Guitar Ouartet. Quartets by Roux & others. Phifip Candelaria, Denis Donegani, Patrick Roux, Louis Trepanier, guitars; Eric Friesen, host. Glenn llould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . Wednesday December 05 - 10:30am & 1 :00: George Brown Theatre. S Toronto ~phony . J/OUfh ,t:)rchestra Aesop's Adventure. Directed by James Simon. Thursday December 06 Annual children's show featuring music, dance & action. Suitable for children 3 & up. Hart - 12:10: St. Paul's-Anglican Church. Eric House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978- Robertson, organ in Recital 227 Bloor St. East. 8668. , group rates. For complete run see 416-961-8116. Free. Music Theatre listings. - 12:10: Universi·ty of Toronto Faculty of - ~ 2:00 noon: Hart House Music Music. Thursdays at Noon: fatly Music Committee. Sara Hahn, Dute in Recital 7 Hart Ensemble. Student performances. Walter Hall, House Circle. 416·978-5362. Free. 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. -12:00 noon: Rachel Persaud; soprano & - 8:00: Music Gallery. BrigittePoulin-MTlP Peter Treen, piano. Music by Handel, Mozart (Montreal Piano}. Works by Bouliane, Rea, & Burleigh. All-Saints KingsWay Church, 2850 Cherney, Harley, Ferguson & de Viller. St. Bloor St. West. 416-233-1125. Free. George-the-Martyr Church, 197 John. 416- - 12:30: York University Department of . 204-1080. ,. Music. Chamber Music Ensembles. Mclaughlin - 8:00i Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, GouldArtist Series. Mozart: Sonata in D; 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. Antheil: Sonata No.4; Ives: Sonata No.4; - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Children's Day at the Camp Meeting; R. Giles Bryant, organ & Beverley Bryant, soprano Strauss: Sonata in E flat. Mark Fewer, violin; in Recital 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-11.67. P1tter Longworth, piano. Ettore Mazzoleni Free. Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- - 8:00: Radio-Canada CJBC 860AM. Conte 2824 x321. ,. do Noel de Charles Oickens. French version of - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. the Charles Dickens Christmas Carol, adapted V!Va L 'Italia! Marcello: Oboe Concerto in d; by Philippe Marcoux. Choir Les Voix du coeur; French radio announcers. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-3581. . Proceeds to needy francophone families in Toronto. · - 8:00: Theatre Centre. Body Geometry: the 1th Angel Inter-media event incorporating new music, film, aerial dance, spoken word, extended voice & the circus arts. Jane Miller, vocals; Viv Moore, performance/dance artist; Julia Sasso, dancer; John Kameel Farah, pianist/composer; Kayt Lucas, aerial artist & other performers. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529. PWYC !preview). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Ives: Decoration Day from New England Holidays; Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Debussy: Prelude a l'apr~s-midi d'un faune; Stravinsky: Symphony in 3 Movements. Gil Shaham, violin; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-593- 4828. -. - 8:30: University cit Toronto Faculty of Music. A Night of Vocal Jazz Solos. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. - 9:00 & 10: 15: Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant. Martin Van de Ven & Brian Katz, Klezmer duo. 681 St. Clair Ave. West. 416-658-5687. . Susan Haig Conductor Joanna Tang Violin Richard Wagner -.Overture to The Flying Dutchman Alice Ho - On the Wing Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto, Opus 47 (First Movement) Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5, Opus 47 Tuesday, December 4, 7:30 pm George Weston Recital Hall, . Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts TICKETS: ADULTS STUDENTS I SENIORS 416-593-7769 ext. 372 Group Rates Available Albinoni: Oboe Concerto in d; works by Vivaldi, DECEMBER 1, 2001 - JANUARY 31, 2002

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