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Volume 8 Issue 4 - December 2002/January 2003

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· Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sunde and Vivaldi's Stabat Mater. (Jan 8-12). Also on the program is a Telemann Suite for two oboes . and strings, Vivaldi's Concerto for two cellos in G minor, and a "new" Bach concerto transcribed by Music Director Jeanne Lamon and Saint Nichola~, fourth-century premiered by oboe· d'amore . soloist Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor, was widely venerated during the Middle Ages as a miracle-worker and generous patron of the poor. We know him today as Santa Claus. · Sine Nomine Ensemble for Medieval Music's "In Praise of Saint Nicholas" (Dec 20) presents a' variety of music in honour •of Nicholas, Johri Abberger. "The Nordic Baroque" (Baroque Music Beside the Grange, January 12) is a unique slice of musical life from . 18th-century Scandinavia, with solo and trio sonatas by Sweden's Johan Roman, Derunark's Morton Raehs, G. P. Telemann, and .anonymous. duets from Norway ·discovered as including popular songs, .sacred· recently as last summer when BMBG pieces, and a -liturgical drama from the Fleury Playbook, to provide a fascinating view of the medieval legend of this much-loved figure. Rising Quebec contralto Marieresearchers took a trip to Oslo. Their Norwegian colleague, Hans Olav Gorset (traverso & recorder). joins Alison Melville (traverso & recorder), Mary-Katherine Finch Nicole Lemieux (first prize in the (cello) and Borys Medicky Queen Elisabeth of ~elgium International Music Competition) makes her Tafelmusik debut singing (harpsichord). A statement in the CBC's OnStage at Glenn Gould 2002/ Bach''s cantata Widerstehe doch der_ 2003 calendar, that Jan 23 will be . PHILIP L. DA VIS Luthi er formerly with f.f. Schroder: Fhml

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