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Volume 8 Issue 4 - December 2002/January 2003

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Tenors and Basses Sing

Tenors and Basses Sing with an Orchestra! Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University (students, faculty, staff and members of the general public) is looking for new members,' especially men, to sing a concert of opera choruses in May with the Toronto Sinfonietta 1 director Matthew Jaskiewicz. Cost: per semester, and music. Rehearsals Monday nights, 7 - 9 pm Call (416) 699-3390 JAZZatR.Y. A Charity Concert · FEATURING Richard Whiteman, piano Neil Swainson, bass Barry Elmes, drums Kirk M acDonald, sax and US vocalist Stephanie Nakasian Wed., Jan. 8 at 7:30 pm Royal York Road United Church T ICKETS: & (Sr.) INFO : 41 6-231-1207 416·364· 7865. Free. - 8:00: Michael Rubinoff. Free to Be ... You and Me. Family musical by Marlo Thomas & friends. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416·366· 7723. , st/sr/child rate. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. -8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Silk Road Project. Yo· Yo Ma, cello; The Silk Road Ensemble; Toronto' Symphony Orchestra; Hugh Wolff, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416·598·3375. ·5. Wednesday January 08 - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz: Mark Eisenman Trio. McLaughlin , Performance Hall, 4 700 Keele St. 416· 736· 5186.Free. · - 7:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.A Rising Star: Marie·Nicole Lemieux, Contralto. Bach: Widerstehe doch der Sunde; Concerto for oboe d' amore. Vivaldi: Stabat Mater; Concerto for 2 cellos in a; Telemann: Suite for 2 oboes and strings. T r~ity·St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·964·6337. - 7:30: Jazz at R.Y. Richard Whiteman Ouartet. Richard Whiteman, piano; Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; Barry Elmes, drums; Neil Swainson, bass; guest: Stephanie Nakasian, vocals. Royal York Road United Church, 851 RoyalYorkRd.416·231· 1207. ,. Thursday January 09 - 8:00: Hart House. Young Composers' Cocktail.Music by Lau & Morris. 7 Hart House Circle. 416· 712 ·6710. (pre·sale only). - 8:00: Royal. Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould Ai1ist Series. Sonatas for violin and piano by Mozart, Janacek, and Penderecki. Ettore . Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408·2824x.321. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmu,sik Baroque Orchestra. A Rising Star: Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Contralto. T rinity·St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 8. -8:00: Toronto Philharmonia.Abduction from th!feraglio· Mozart's Harem Comedy. In concert. Gordon Pinsent, Jennifer Chamandy, Jason Lamonte, Colin Ainsworth, Charles Baxter and Derek Murchie, performers. Kerry Stratton, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 YongeSt.416-733·9388. ·. , - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sibelius: Pan and Echo; Rautavaara: Clarinet Concerto; Berlioz:. Symphony fantastique. Richard Stolzman, clarinet; Hugh Wolf( conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·5934828. ·.50. Friday January 10 - 8:00: New Music Concerts/Music Gallery.A Glimpse at Lithuania. Serksnyte: new work for string quartet; Balakauskas: Rain for Cracow; new work for flute, guitar & string quartet; Kutavicius: Clocks of the Past I; Narbutaite: Sonnet ~ I' Amour. Guest composer: Osvaldas Balakauskas; ~einbert Evers, guitar; Eric Shaw, tenor; Robert Aitken, flute; Accordes String Quartet. 7:15: Illuminating Introduction with Osvaldas Balakauskas. Music G~llery at St. George the Martyr Cblirch, 197 John. 416·204- · 1080. , O(sr), (st·cheapseats). · ew Music Conce · premieres Balakauskas _ usic 6allery, Jan~ - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. A Rising Star: Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Contralto. Trinity·St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 8. Saturday January 11 - 7:00: Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. l MOSHE HAMMER presents Classical and jazz with Da Camera Rian de Waal, James Campbell, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and Moshe Hammer will perform a Schubert trio and a Hindemith quartet. Gene Dinovi and Dave Young will join the group for David Baker's "Heritage." Winter Sings. Shevchenko Choir; Kaniv Dancers; guests: Hahilka Ukrainian Choir; Beryozka. Russian Choir. Columbus Centre Rotunda, 901 Lawrence West. 416·533·2725. ,. - 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 9. - 7:30: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Toronto. Annual Songfest Extravaganza. With other G&S musical groups. Cody Hall. St. Paul's Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 416· 2214864. ·-- 7:30:· Royal Conservatory of Music. Glenn Gould School Young Artists Series: Monster Voice Concert. Singers from the Artist Diploma Voice Program. Ettore Mazzol~pi Concert Hall. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- 2824 x.321. ,. . -8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.A Rising Star: Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Contralto. T rinity·St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 8. Sunday January 12 -- 2:00:,Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket. Young Artists' Showcase Concert. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres. 905- 953·5122. -- 2:30: Turon.to Early Music Centre. MusicaUy Speaking: The T ombeau: the instrumental lament. Music by Marais, Froberger. Rebel, Sainte· Colombe& Couperin. Musick's Hand-maid: Janet Scott, harpsichord; Valerie Sylvester & Sheila Smyth, violins; Laura Jones, gamba; guest: Joelle Morton, gamba. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 416·96S· 1409. Free. - 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music.Musical Chairs. Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben; other songs and arias. Loma MacDonald, soprano. William Aide, piano. Isabel· Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416·978· 3744. ,. - 3:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange. The Nordic Baroque. Music from 18th , :entury Scandinavia including solo and trio ;onatas by Roman, Telemann and Raehs. Hans Olav Gorset & Alison Melville, traverso & ·ecorder; Mary·Katherine Finch, baroque cello; , 3orys Medicky, harpsichord. St. George the '

Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 8. - 7:30: Moshe Hammer. Classical and Jazz with Da Camera. Schubert: Trio; Hindemith: Quartet; Baker: Heritage. Rian de Waal, James Campbell, Tsuyoshi Tsutsurni, Moshe Hammer, Gene Dinovi'&'Dave Young, performers. Gle~n Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 4 f6. 205- 5555. Tuesday January 14 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hour at St. James'.· Robin Davis, organ. Music by Cleramba~lt, Franck, and Dupre. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. -8:00: OnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. Music from Cuba with Jane Bunnett. Grupo Vocal Desandann; Hilario Duran, piano; Roberto Occhipinti, bass; Mark Mclean. drums; Jane Bunnell, saxophone & flute. 250 Front St. West. 416-205-5555. . - 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. little Mercy's First Murder. By Brebner, Sportelli & Turvey; Eda Holmes, director. Musical-noir. Tarragon Extra­ Space, 30 Bridgman Ave.416-531-1827. (preview). For complete run see music theatre listings. Wednesday January 15 -12:30: York University Dept. of Music. World Music: Rob Simms, African Kora. Traditional repertoire of the 21 ·string harp of the Mande people. Mclaughlin Perfomiance Hall, 4700 KeeleSt.416-736-5186. Free. - 12:30: Yorkminster Park Church. Noonday Recital: Rasa Gudienne, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-925-7312. Free. · --8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. R. Strauss: Metamorphosen; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F, BWV 1047; Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G, BWV 1048; Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G, BWV 1049. Nora Shulman, Julie Ranti, flute; Richard Dorsey, oboe; Jacques lsraelievitch, conductor/violin. Roy Thomson Hall, BO Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. -.50. - 8:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music.Small Jazz Ensembles. W~lter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. Thursday January 16 - 12:10: University of To"ronto Faculty of Music. Pan Pacific Ill- Canadian and Australian Music for Clarinet and Bass Clarinet. Dolden: In A Bed Where the Moon Was Sweating; Hill: The Pied Butcher-Bird; Fodi: Rhapsody; Pollard: The Art of Flirting; Smith: Borealis. Peter Stoll, clarinet and bass clarinet; Randy Snith, electronics operator. Walter HaH, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-37 44. Free .. - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Academy Music Festival Young musicians from the Young Artists Performance Academy,. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824 x.321. Free. -8:00: Earshot/Music Gallery. Composer Now Series. Chamber works for trombone & other instruments by Vidov, Df!l\ning. Good, Wilson, Mascall; Cals & others. Scott Good, trombone & friends. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-204-1080. ,, (st cheapseats). - 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts.Jeff Healey's Jazz Wizards. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. . - 8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence Ouartet. Berg: Quartet Op.3; Hui: world premiere; Schubert: String Quintet in C D.956. Guest: _Marina Hoover, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 December 1 2002 - February 7 2003 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. ,, (st), accompanying adult 1 /2 price, 18·35 pay your age. ' - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 15. Friday January 17 - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Academy Music Festival Young musicians from the Young Artists Performance Academy. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408· 2824 x.321. Free. JESSICA BRUSER Piano Recital Friday, Jan. 17, 8 pm Glenn Gould Studio - 8:00: Jessica Bruser, piano in Recital. Works by Bach, Messiaen, Schumann & Burke. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416- 205-5555. ,. -8:00: Michael Amante, tenor. Opera melodies, Italian love songs, popular standards. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-8724255. ,. Saturday January 18 - 7:00: RCM Community School. RCM Silver Singers. Recital Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824 x474. ,. - 7:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Academy Music Festival Young musicians from the Young Artists Performance Academy. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824 x.321. Free. t~ Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Festival alumni - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Judith soloists (flute/violin/piano); guest alumni; Cohen & Tamar Cohen Adams. Birch Cliff United conductor TBC. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Church, 33East Rd.416-264-2235. St.416-872-4255. ,. - 8:00: EROS Chamber Music Toronto. - 3:00: Mooredale Concerts. Trio Acoustic Can'oe. New works including 2 world Contrastes. See Jan 18. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's and 2 North American premieres. Gary Kulesha, Park. conductor. The Stone Church, 45 Davenport. 416- - 3:00: Music at Rosedale. Janet Peaker. 653-1172. , $ 5. organ in Recital Music by Pachelbel, Bach, - 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. Trio Haydn, Mendelssohn & Bedard. Rosedale Contrastes. Poulenc: L'invitation; Khachaturian: Presbyterian Church. 129 Mount Pleasant Rd. Trio; Bartok: Contrasts; works for trumpet TBA.1 416-921-1931 . Donations appreciated. Olivier Thouin, violin; Stephan Sylvestre, piano; - 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Dav.id Veilleux, clarinet; Nora Nolan, trumpet. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416-870-8000. See Jan 15. -. 416-922-3714. ,. -4:30: Christ Church Deer Park.Jazz - 8:00: Music Umbrella Chamber Vespers.Andrew Downing Ouartet. 1570 Yonge Concerts. Ensemble Polaris·· Canada's only St. 416-920-5211. Donation. Arctic Fusion Band. Alison Melville, recorders& -- 6:00: RCM Community School. RCM flutes; Colin Savage, recorders & clarinets; Chi7dren's Choirs. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Margaret Gay, cello; Catherine Keenan, hurdy· 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824x474. ,. gurdy; other performers. Eastminster United - 7:00: Les AMIS Concerts. Works by Bach, Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416461-6681. Franck, Saint-Saens, Paganini & Pepa. Lynn Kuo, ,, (children under 12). violin; Angela Park, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 - 8:00: Roberta Laking, soprano & William Hazelton Ave. 905-773-7712. ,. Shookhoff, piano. Benefit Recital Milhaud: - 8:00: Heritage Theatre.Jeff Healey's Chants Populaires Hebra"iques; works by Jazz Wizards. 86 Main St. N .. Brampton. 9D5· Mussorgsky, Ravel &otlus. Victoria:Royce Church, 874-2800. . 190 Medland Ave. 416-769-6167. Free-will -8:00:RCMCommunitySchool.RCMlyric offering; proceeds to Tu! Stop (formerly Stop 103). . Singers. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor Sunday January 19 St. West.416408:2824x474. ,. - 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Monday January 20 Sunday Concert: Magda Horban, mezzo. 10365 - 8:00: Jazz.FM91. Sounds of Toronto Jazz: Islington, Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. , , family rates. Kol/age. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416-696-1 ODO. 0. - 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. German - 8:30:. University of Toronto Faculty of Salon: Madness and Genius. Music of Hoffman, Schumann and Wolf. Susan Platts, contralto; Music.Small Jazz Ensembles. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. f.ree. Martha Guth, soprano; Joe Ziegler, narrator. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416· 205-5555. ,. BENEFIT RECITAL - 2:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. ·for The Stop Academy Music Festival Young musicians from the Young Artists Performance Academy. Ettore Roberta Laking, soprano Mazzoleni Concei:t Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824 x.321. Free. William Shookhoff, piano - 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of perform works by Music. Susan Hoeppner and Friends. Music for piano, strings, flute and harp. Susan Hoeppner. Milhaud, Mussorgsky, & Ravel flute; Lydia Wong, piano; Judy Loman, harp; other Saturday, January 18, 2003 performers. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416-978-3744. ,. at 8:00 pm -2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Opera Tea. Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Victoria-Royce Windsor. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. Presbyterian Church 416-978-3744. . 190 Medland Ave. - 3:00: Hart House. Andrea & William Herzog, (at Annette) cello & violin in Recital Great Hall, 7 Hart House 416-769-6167 Circle. 416-978-2452. Free." - 3:00: Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater Toronto. Gala Celebration Concert. Admission by donation Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra; principals of www.thewholenote.com The 8th season of mult!faceted performances. weaving an intricate fabric of sounds. sights and flavours! Sunday, January 19, 2003 at 2 p.m. OFF CENTRE MUSTC SALON presents: German Salon Madness and Geijius Come and explore the intermingling of madness and genius: which one came first? Schwnann's Kreisleriana embodies the paradoxes of suffering and the ecstasy of creative mastery. Hugo Wolfs music depicts the tortured mind of a genius. Performances by contralto Susan Platts, ~;oprano Martha Guth, pianists Inna Perk1s and Boris Zarankin. • Tick~ts ; seniors/students Glenn Gould Studio, CBC, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5555

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