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Volume 7 Issue 4 - December 2001/January 2002

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The New School of Classical Vocal Studies Daniel Eby, Artistic Director and the New School International Chorus and Orchestra Wm. Shookhoff, Conductor Proudly presents A Fiftieth Anniversary Production of Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" With Trdditional Christmas Music at the DuMaurier Theatre Harbourfront Center Dec. 14 at 2 pm & 8 pm Dec. 15 at 2 pm & 8 pm General Admission .00 Students/Seniors . 50 Call the DuMaurier Box Office at 416-973-4000 or 416-968-0984 For groups of 10 or more - 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. Young Artist Series: A Sing Along Christmas Concert. The Glenn Gould Professional School Choir; The Ro¥al Conservatory of Music Community School Repertory Chorus; Willis . Noble, director. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416408·2824 x321. ,. - 8:00: Orpheus Choir of Toronto. A Boy Was Born. Britten: A Boy Was Born; Saint· Saens: Christmas Oratorio. Trebles of Grace Church on·the·Hill; Brainerd Blyden·Taylor, artistic director; Shawn Grenke, organ. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416·530: 4428. ,. . Thursday December 13 - 12: 10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Clement Carelse, organ in Recital 227 Bloor St. East.416·961·8116. Free. - 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman; Haydn: Cello Concerto in C; Kodaly: Dances of Galanta; Dvorak: Cello Concerto in b. Yo· Yo Ma, cello; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416·&93· 4828. ·5. - 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Oliver! Musical by Lionel Bart. Joanne Kennedy, David Haines, Gordon Elkin, Paula Wilkie, Larry Gibbs & other perfonners; Joe Cascone, artistic director. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 4 l 6·469·8450. .50 (Thursday evening special). *SOLD OUT* For complete run see music theatre listings. ._ __________ __, - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community School. In Voice. Music from, gospel & jazz traditions, seasonal selections and more. Adult Jazz Choir. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408· 2824 ext.321. ,. - 8:00: Sacred Music SocietyiWorld Youth Day Choir. Handel· Messiah. Iris · Rodrigues, soprano; Lenard Whiting, tenor; Nina Scott·Stoddart, alto; surprise guest bass; Sinfonia Sacra; Uwe Lieflander, conductor. Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle. 416410· 1808. ,. Friday December 14 - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall Volunteers. Bring Your Own lunch Concert: Margot Rydal/, flute & Ivan Zilman, guitar. 60 Simcoe. 416463· 1011. Free. - 2:00 & 8:00: New School of Classical Vocal Studies. Menotti: Amahl & the Night Visitors; traditional Christmas music. New School International Chorus and Orchestra; William Shookhoff, conductor; Daniel Eby, artistic director. du Maurier Theatre Centre, 209 Queen's Quay West. 416·973·4000. ,.50, group rates. - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Community SchoollMMEF. Christmas Gala Performance. Peteris Zarins, Bobbi Thompson, Helen Russel! & Danielle Cumming, perfonners'. Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central Library, 301 Bumhamthorpe Rd. West. 905·891·7944. . ' - 7:30: Ellen Annor·Adjei, piano & Elena Dslopova, soprano. Romantic Masterworks . Music by Rachmaninoff & Liszt. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416·515· 7503. . - 7:30: Royal Conservatory ot Music. Young Artist Series: A Celebration of Chamber Music 1. Instrumentalists from the Perfonnance & Artist Diploma programs!' ·· Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416·408·2824 x321.,. ·' - 7:30: St. Elizabeth Scola Cantorumr Christmas Concert. Vivaldi: Gloria; traditional carols. Geolge Zaduban, conductor. St. '! Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 432 Sheppard Ave. East. 905·671· 1069. Advance: ' ,(sr/children under 7); door: ,(sr/ children under 7). - 7:30: Upper Canada Choristers. e Christmas Around the World. Christmas selections from around the world; Hanukkah selections. Victoria Pinnington, soprano; Timothy Southwell, tenor; Laurel Trainor, flute; Laurie Evan Fraser, director. Flora · Mccrae Auditorium, Timothy Eaton Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. West. 416·256·0510. ' (advance), (door), - 8:00: Canadian Singers. It's Christmas Time! Seasonal music & sing·along of carols & pop songs. Harvey Patterson, director. Montgomery's Inn, 4709 Dundas St. West. 416·394·8113. , (Friends of Etobicoke's Heritage). - 8:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Christmas Pops. Music of Christmas, traditional & new. Gloria Slade, guest singer; John Edward Liddle, conductor. Assembly Hall, 3121 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 416410· 1570. ,, children 12 & under free. I 340 Internationally Acclaimed. Choirboys Celebrate The Season's Joy at Massey Hall ·, Fri. and Sat. December 14 and 15, 8 PM The rafters will ring with the vocal talents of 340 choirboys as they perform in a massed choir and smaller complements. These young men come from across the GT A; rehearse together daily and have entertained audiences throughout the world. Part of Toronto's holiday season for 62 years! Visit us www.SMCS.on.ca Great Family Entertainment for all Ages 32 wholenote D ECEMB ER 1, 2001 - JANUARY 31, 2002 Tickets On Sale November 27 Ticket Price S, ; . Service charges apply. Call Roy Thompson Hall Box office: (416) 872- 4255 Massey Hall is ,located at 178 Victoria St, Toronto

- 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. An Oxford Christmas. Music from the New Oxford Book of Carols and other works. John Tuttle, conductor. St. Thomas's Church, 383 Huron St. 416410·3929. ,, (sr/ st). - 8:00: Georgetown Choral Society. ·Handel: Messiah. Anita Ruthig, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, alto; Eugene Burke, tenor; Nelson Lohnes, baritone; T alisker Players; A. Dale Wood, conductor. Holy Cross Church, 224 Maple Ave, Georgetown. 905· 873,2559. ,. - 8:00: OnStage. COC Gala Concert. Opera solos & ensembles. Krisztina Szabo, mezzo soprano; James Westman, baritone; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra and Ensemble; Richard Bradshaw, conductor; Eric Friesen, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . - 8:00: Ouodlibet. Magnificat. 'settings of the Magnificat by Scheidt, Bach & Wenk; carols in French, English & German. Arthur Wenk, director. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 416488-6235. ,. - 8:00: St. Michael's Choir School. Massed choir of 340 choirboys. Massey Hall, 15 Shuter. 416·8724255. -. - 8:00: Toronto Consort. Welcome My Lord Sir Christemas. Music of Hildegard of Bingen, Dulay; medieval dances and early carols, with ' projected images from medieval illuminations, paintings a~d sculpture. Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-964·6337. ·; -(sr/st). - 8:15: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Strauss Jr: Overture to Die Fledermaus; Delius: The Walk to Paradise Garden; Elgar: Cello Concerto; Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite; Kunz: Spirit of Christmas; fanfare & Christmas sing-along. Tanya Ell, cello; Tak-Ng Lai, music director. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey. 416·239· 5665. ,. - 9:00: TRANZAC. Club Ojango Sextet. FRIDAY, D~cJ~~5RJ;~ _c3PM · SAINT THOMAS'S CHURCH , ( . ' .•, .. 383 HURON S'flµmr,TORQNTO FOR .• ~10Riti~1'p.fu'ffATl8L , 4,\r~;r ..... EXULTATB qiAiWERS{NQl';RS ······)OH~:li1t~£)~~~g~~~'\·~;·5 o~!,! Gould , Studio COCGALA CONCERT Friday, December 14/0 I .at8pm Krisztina Szabo, mezzo soprano James Westman, baritone Canadian Opera Company Orchestra & Ensemble Richard Bradshaw, conductor ' Tonight we feature past and present members of the prized COC vocal ensemble, including two rising stars on the international opera stage. Join us for operatic excerpts and arias by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti including choral septets from Lucia di Lammermoor and L 'ltaliana in Algeri. 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 We.st, Toronto, Ontario in the Canadian Broadcasting Centre cec cif~ radiQ)NE csccifrradi~ Don't Miss these two Upcoming Concerts by THE TORONTO CONSORT Canada's leading Medieval and Renaissance Music Ensemble WELCQME MY LORD SIR CHIUSTEMAS Friday & Saturday December 14 & 15, 2001 at 8pm Welcome the Yuletide with an evening of haunting carols, dances and chant from the Middle Ages. Music by Hildegard of Bingen and anon-ymous masters is presented in front of a backdrop -of medieval illumination. LANDS OF ICE AND FIRE: Tales of the Norse Friday & Saturday, February 1 & 2, 2002 at8pm Story-teller Peter Tiefenbach tells us of the creation of elves, and Thor's hammer, accompanied by early and traditional music from Sweden, Iceland, Denmark and Norway. Tales for a mid-winter eve! I . , Concerts take p'!ace at Trinity-St. Paul's Church, 427 Bloor Street West Calt (416) 964-6337 for tickets. D ECEMBER 1, 2001 -- JANUARY 31, 2002 wholenote 33

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