Views
6 years ago

Volume 7 Issue 4 - December 2001/January 2002

  • Text
  • Toronto
  • December
  • Theatre
  • January
  • Choir
  • Symphony
  • Jazz
  • Musical
  • Singers
  • Wholenote
  • Stuffers
  • Dvds
  • Discs

Locatelli, Geminiani;

Locatelli, Geminiani; John Abberger, Marco Cera, baroque oboes. Trinity·St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·964·6337. ·. - 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. Chanticleer. All·male a cap pell a choir. Christmas program. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·870·8000. · . - 8:00: TSO. Roy Thomson Hall.,See Decemb·er 5. Friday December 07 - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. A. Dickens Christmas. Elora Festival Singers; Michael Bloss, organ; Colin Fox, narrator; Noel Edison, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416· 872-4255. Free. - 7:30: Children's Art Institute. ' Fundrafsing Solidarity Concert for Orphan Children of the South of Peru. T affanel Wind Ensemble; Paul Sanvidotti, trumpet; Paul Valikoski, violin; Classique String T~io; Irene' Wong, piano. Metro Hall Council Chamber, 55 John St.416·413·9497. , children 5 . & under free; d·onations welcome. - 7:30: Montgomery's Inn. Family Christmas Sing Alling. Christmas favourites, children's songs, & choruses; instrumental solos. Michel Allard, performer. Geared to children aged 3 to 12. 4709 Dundas St. West. 416-394·8113. (adult), (ages 3· 12) . . - 7:30: Oakville Symphony/Oakville Ballet Company. The Nutcracker. Oakville Centre for the Perfoiining Arts, 130 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-815-2021. .99. For ELMER I HANDEL'S complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Elmer lseler Singers. Handel· Messiah. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Sandra Graham, alto; Mark DuBois, tenor; Mark Pedrotti, bass; with orchestra; Lydia Adams, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-217-0537. ,. - 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Christmas Concert .. Vaughan Williams: Hodie; traditional carols & seasonal music. Dr. Harris Loewen, conductor. Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd. 416·239· 1131 ext.49. . - 8:00: Juan Tomas & Friends. Benefit Concert for the Victims' Families of the WTC Disaster. Variety show of jazz, classical & oldies. Carolyn Vadum, jazz singer; Juan Tomas, flamenco guitar; Juliette Kennedy, Maryse Clouties, Rea Paulite & Henry Cuffy, vocalists. Armour Heights Church, 105 Wilson Ave. 416·485·4000. . Proceeds to the WTC Disaster Assistance • Church World Service New York. - 8:00: Opera Mississauga. Benefit Concert: Night of a Thousand Stars. Comedy, song & dance. Anna Shafajinskaia, Gary Relyea, Quartetto Gelato, Igor Emelianov, Amelia Watkins & other performers. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905·306-6000. ·. - .8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Canadian Brass Christmas. Light classics, jazz & seasonal tunes from Bach to Dixieland. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -. - 8:00: Tafelmusik. Viva l '/talia! Trinity·St. Paul's Church. See Dec 6. Lydia Adams, Conductor . The magnificence of the beloved oratorio Messiah will thrill the audience in the awe-inspiring acoustics of St. James' Cathedral. Order early for this "new Toronto tradition" as four outstanding Canadian s9loists and the Elmer Iseler Singers join forces to present this glorious event Special Guest Artists: Leslie F~gan, Soprano • Sandra Graham, Alto Mark Dubois, Tenor• Mark Pedrotti, Bass The performance will be accompanied by orchestra. FI":lday, December 7, 2001, 8:00 p.m. St. James' Cathedral, King & Church Streets 28 wholenote Tickets: and Call 416-217-0537 - 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. An Evening with Branford Marsalis, jazz saxophone. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416·870-8000. -d. - 8:00: Toronto Jazz Orchestra/Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. Cuban Fire. Cuban Fire Suite; Afro-Cuban Big Band music. Guests: Rodrigo Chavez & Chendy Leon, percussion. Brigantine Room, 235 Que'ens Quay West. 416-899·5299. ,. - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Shauna Rolston, cello; Scott St. John, violin; Lydia Wong, piano. Smetana: Piano trio;'Martinu: Sonata for violin #1; cello sonata #3. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ,.. Saturday December 08 - 12:00 noon: Royal Conservatory of. Music Community School. lobby Concert. Informal concert featuring RCM students of all , ages & levels. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408· 2824 ext.321. Free. - 1 :30 & 3:30: TSO. A.Flicker.of light On a Christmas Night. Musical celebration of holiday traditions from around the world. Platypus Theatre; Peter Duschenes, actor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-593· 4828. . - 2:00: Victoria·Royce Church. Second Saturday Concert: My Favourite Things. Music' ' by Handel, Mozart, Berg & Gershwin. Susan Murphy, soprano; Peter Treen, piano; special guests. 190 Medland St. 416· 769-6176. Free· will offering. ,•. - 7:30: Alexander Singers. Festive Conceit. Mendelssohn: Elijah (excerpts); excerpts from operas, famous duets, songs; sing-along. Angela Hawaleshka, conductor. Coldstream ·' Presbyterian Church, 500 Coldstream Ave. 416-785-0333. ,, under '12 free. - 7:30: Arcady Choir and Strings. Handel: Messiah. Ronald Beckett, conducto~. St. James United Church, 400 Bumhamthorpe Rd.· 416-245-3940. ,. - 7:3Q: Etobicoke '(outh Choir. Peace on Earth · A Winter Cel~bration of Music. Songs by Chilcott, Schram & Rutter; traditional Christmas music .. Intermediate and senior choirs; Louise Jardine, director; Pascal Du Perron, accompanist. St. Luke's United Church, ' 516 The Kingsway. 416-742·3949. ,, , (children under 12). - 7:30: Good Shepher.d Cent{". Yo Adrianne. · Variety benefit concert for Barr~tt House. John McDermott, Rik Emmett, Ron James ·& other performers. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. . West. 416-205-5555. . Joronto ',, .::Al'.nnonite "Gli'oir - °"Jt"j'h«nie ::Al'artin, "Gonductor Saturday, December 8, 2001 - 8:00 p _'m. Sunday, December 9, 2001 - 3:00 p:m. Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto :;Jfndent ~els ~; °J"fi'e m.u.ric oj"Gli'ri.

- 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. A Ceremony of Carols. Britten: Ceremony of Carols; music by Poston, Hatfield, Rutter·& Chilcott. Thomas Bell, director. Royal Bank Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905·624-9704. $.15. - 7:30. Toronto Sinfonietta/Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University. Gloria. Mozart: Mass in C Coronatiorr. Rutter: Gloria. Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor .. Blqor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 41641 O· 4379. ,. - 7:30: Village Voices. Festive Celebration. Handel: Messiah, Part 1; seasonal music ..-~~~~~~~~~~~...., TALLIS CHOIR "2001-2002 Season Peter Walker, Director MONTEVERDI: Yespers of Christmas Eve with the Talisker Players, . & Jurgen Petrenko, organ SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 8:00 p.m. St. Martin-in-the-Fields 151 Glenlake just east of Keele 1 block north of Bloor/Keele subway For information call 416-929-0311or416-691-8621 Tickets - & at the .door including traditional carols with audience participation. Cathy1 Robinson, soprano; Judith Young, contralto; A'pollo Chamber Orchestra; Joan Andrews, conductor. Central United Church, 131 Main St., Unionville. 9054 J7. 1531. , children under 12 free. - 7:30: Weston Silver Band. Christmas Concert. Guest: Joyce Sullivan, vocalist; David Craig, Master of Ceremonies; Ron Clayson, conductor. Central United Church, Weston Road at King Street. 416·2924646. , - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest folk Club. 0 . Brother Where Art Thou theme show. Birch Cfiff United Church, 33 East Road. 416·264- 2235. . DtlO · December 8 at 8 pm with ANNEX SINGERS l~'I11le1111,orel Mylene Guay.- baroque flute David Sandall - harpsic)J.ord with special quest Deborah Paul Howell baroque violin In a program of musk by: Bach - Leclair - Handel Saturday Decemb~r 8 ·S:OOpm Trinity College Chapel 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto TIC Museum - 8:00: Annex Singers. In the Region of the Winter Stars. Bach: Cantata #1 Wie Schon leuchtet der Morgenstem; Haydn: The Heavens are Telling; Marcello: The Heavens Declare (choral arrangement by Goudge); Boar's Head carol; sing-along. Serena Kemball & Yan·Chuen Lee, soloists; Lawrence Goudge, director. Saint Thomas Church, 383 Huron. 416·761-9665. ,. - 8:00: Classic Jazz Society of Toronto. Marty Grosz & His Orphan Newsboys. Estonian House, 958 Broadview Ave."416-777-9235. - 8:00: Deer Park Concerts. A Gentle Christmas. Cantata: Uns isl ein Kind geboren; Charpentier: Magnificat; Song of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Messe de Minuit; Pergolesi: Magnificat. Deer Park Vocal Ensemble; Stephen Candow, organ; flutes and strings; William Wright, director. Deer Park United Church, 129 St. Clair Ave. West. 416- 481-2979. . - 8:00: Duo L'lntemporel. Music by Bach, Leclair & Handel. Mylene Guay, baroque flute; Davi·d Sandall, harpsichord; guest: Deborah Paul Howell, baroque violin. The Chapel, Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-657·0076. ,. - 8:00: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Christmas Concert. Humbercrest United Church. See December 7 .. - 8:00: Etobicoke Youth Band. December Musicale. Guests: Etobicoke Suzuki Strings. Martingrove Collegiate, 59 Winterton Drive. 416-239-9724. . - 8:00: '""assey Hall. Handel· Messiah. Les Violons du Roy; La Chapelle de Quebec; Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Peter Harvey, baritone; Bernard Labadie, conductor. 15 Shuter St. 416-8724255. - . - 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Handel: Messiah Part One & Hallelujah Chorus; music for the season. Guests: Mississauga Festival Youth Choir. St. Dominic's Church, Caw1hra & Atwater. 4164444011. , (sr/children under 12). - 8:00: Opera Mississauga. Benefit Concert: Night of a Thousand Stars. Hammerson Hall. See Deceniber 7. - 8:00: Orchestra Toronto. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op.20a; Honneger: Symphony No.3, 'Liturgique. Douglas Sanford, conductor. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416467-7142. ,. - 8:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Ancient Noifls. Victoria: Missa 0 Magnum Mysterium; carols, customs and legends from Christmas past; Renaissance motets. Recordare Early Music Ensemble; Mary Wiens, reader; Stephanie Martin, conductor. Grace Church on·the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416494-7889. ,, $ 5(under 12). - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Wva l '/talial Trinity·St. Paul's Church. See Dec 6. - 8:00: Tallis Choir. Monteverdi: Vespers of Christmas Eve. Vespers of the Five Laudates. With soloists and orchestra. Church of St. Martin·in-the·fields, 151GlenlakeAve.416- 929-0311. ,. - 8:00: Theatre Non Nobis/Capricorn 9 Productions. We Need A little Christmas. Musical revue. Larry Westlake, director; Flo Umphry, musical director. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366-7723. ,. Proceeds in part to Covenant House. - 8:00: Toronto Centre for the Arts. An Ev.ening With Branfoid Marsalis, jazz saxophone. George Weston Recital Hall. See Dec. 7. - 8:00: Toronto Choral Sociecy. St. ·Nicholas. Britten: St. Nicholas; C~urtney: A Musicological Journey Through the Twelve Days of Christmas; other seasonal music. Glyn Evans; tenor; William O'Meara, piano; Geoffrey Butler, artistic director. Central Technical School, 725 Bathurst St. 416·B70·8000. . - 8:00: Trio Allegra. Christmas Concert. Female vocal trio. Anita Domachevsky, artistic director. St. Andrews Parish Centre, 53 Reynolds St., Oakville. 9054 69·8695. . Proceeds to the Halton Women's Shelter & ARMAGH (Supportive Housing for Abused Women and their Children). - 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony & Concert Band. · Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman; Schoenberg: Theme and Variations, Op.43a; Bourgeois: Green Dragon. Denise Grant, Cameron Walter, conductors. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. ,. Sunday December 09 - 11 :OOam: Calvin Presbyterian Church Choir. Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part I. With soloists & orchestra. 26 Delisle Ave. 416· 923-9030. Free will offering. DECEMBER 1, 2001 - JANUARY 31, .2002 wholenote 29

Volumes 21-25 (2015-2020)

Volumes 16-20 (2010-2015)

Volumes 11-15 (2004-2010)

Volumes 6 - 10 (2000 - 2006)

Volumes 1-5 (1994-2000)