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Volume 9 Issue 4 - December 2003

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C(8'~J~~~ . Lydia Adarps) Conductor . SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS Kathryn Uomoney, Soprano dy Hatala Foley, Mezzo Soprano Nils Brown, Tenor Marc Boucher, Baritone WITH ORCHESTRA Matthew Larkin, Organ Robert Venables and Robert di Vito, Trumpets Friday, December 5, 2003, 7:30 p.m. St. James' Cathedral King & Church Streets Tickets 416-217-0537. 25th Anniversary Season - 7:30: Justus - Streetsville Musicorp Inc. Our Kind of Christmas. Well-loved Christmas music. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ,. - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Schubert: Symphony #8 in b D. 759 Unfinished; · Mozart: Concerto #10 for 2 Pianos in E flat K.365; R. Strauss: Don Juan Op.20; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Op.28. Emanuel Ax &Yoko Ax, piano; Roberto Minczuk, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416·593· • 4828. ·. - 8:30: U of T Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. Songs by Duke Ellington. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. Thursday December 04 - 12:10: U of T Faculty of Music. Contemporary Opera Showcase. New works by student · composers performed by members of the Opera Division. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 978-3744. Free. - 8:00: Alex Eddington. Evil Diva: Death to the Butterfly Dictator! Monodrama for soprano & chamber ensemble; Schonberg: Book of the Hang· ing Gardens. Kristin Mueller, soprano; Alex Eddington, conductor; Eugenia Yesmanovich, piano; Christian Robinson, violin; Marem Swoboda, viola & other performers. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-535-2504. Free. - 8:00: Dancemakers. Tziganes Cracked Open. Excerpts from Bennathan's musical meta· morphoses of the voyaging Tziganes from Eastern Europe to Spain, with original music performed live on stage. John Gzowski, composer/ performer; Andrew Downing, Rick Hyslop, Robert Stevenson & Jeff Wilson, performers. Dancemakers Studio, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St.416-367-1800. ,1preview). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Music Gallery. Schnittke: Complete Works for Violin and Piano. Schnittke: Sonata #1; Sonata #2 Ouasi una sonata; Suite in the Old . Style; Stille Nacht; Gratulationsrondo; Sonata #3. Yuri Zaidenberg, violin; Gregory Millar, piano. 197 John. 416-204· 1080. , (member), (st/ sr). - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Lai/a Biali- The Crossings Ouartet. Original jazz. Laila Biali, piano; Tara Davidson, alto saxophone; Brandi Disterheft, bass; Sly Juhaf, drums. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- 2824 x321. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Cantatas 1,2,3. Rufus Muller, Evangelist; !vars Taurins, director. Trinity· St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·964- 6337. -, -1sr/st). - 8:00: Theatre Unlimited. Christmas . Tapestry. Christmas variety show with song~ & stories for the whole family. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga. 905·615-4720. ,.50. . - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See Dec 3. Friday December 05 - 7:00: Roy~I Conservatory of Music. ARC Festival· Music Reborn. Works by Jewish composers of the Nazi era. Students of the Glenn Gould School, performers. Judaica Gallery, Royal · Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park.416408· 2824 x321.Free.. . - 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity pageant. Professional musicians & volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Square. 419·598-8979. Suggested donation O(adults), Th-e f enth-elicx., :5inqer5 ;\{M•1 Le'!'!t-, Pi4.c.tPr _,.... ' •'/ ,• A-- Me~iev~t o. e~fi.rist»i~5 feitf~

(children). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 7:30: Elmer lseler Singers. Handel: Messi· ah. Kathryn Domoney, soprano; Wendy Hatala Foley, mezzo; Nils Brown, tenor; Marc Boucher, baritone; Matthew Larkin, organ & other P,erformers; Lydia Adams, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416·217-0537. ,. - 7:30: Peter Margolian. Chamber Music Concert. Music by Zaninelli, Philidor, Fricker, Schnittke & Chadwick. Ken Hodge, bassoon; Peter Margolian, piano; Elana Guriachev, flute; Hazel Boyle, oboe; Carol Moyer, tympani & other performers. Sunderland Hall, First Unitarian Con· gregation, 175 St. Clair West. 416·250-5475. Free. . - 8:00: Acclarion. Christmas Concert: Candy Cane Classics. David Carovillano, accordion; Becky Sajo, clarinet. Grace United Church, 156 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-793-7697. - 8:00: Heritage Theatre. The Brass Rings. Classicallrbased brass quintet with costumes, choreography and singing. 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ,. - 8:00: Music Gallery. Master Musicians. from the East: An Evening of Melody and Rhythm. Janak Khendry Dance Company. 197 John. 416·204-1080. , $ lO(member), $ 5(st/ sr). •CANCELLED• , - 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Wayne Newton - Home for the Holidays Tour. Hit songs & holiday classics. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50- .50. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Cantatas 4,5,6. Rufus Muller, Evangelist; lvars Taurins, director. Trinity­ St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-964- 6337. ·, -(sr/st). - 8:00: Tarragon Theatre. Hello ... Hello: By Karen Hines; musical score & direction by Greg Morrison. Musical comedy. Mainspace, 30 Bridg· man.416·531-1827. (preview). For complete run see music theatre listings. - 8:00: Theatre Unlimited. Christmas Tapestry. Meadowvale Theatre. See December 4. - 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Faculty Artist Series: James Parker, piano. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; other works. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. ,. Saturday December 06 - 12:00 noon: RCM Community School. lobby Concert. Students of the Royal Conservatory. Mauoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824 x474. Free. · - 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children's Choir. Merrily on High. Seasonal fare. Guest tenor; Thomas Bell, director. Royal Bank Theatre, 4141 Living Arts Dr .. Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. (mat), {eve). - 3:00: Penthelia Singers. A Meflieval and Renaissance Christmas. Works by von Bingen, Bornelh, Daley, Orban & Willan; arrangements by Anonymous 4 & Mathias. Guests: Earl Haig Dance Ensemble; Mary Legge, director. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-229-0052. ,. - 3:00 & 8:00: Scarborough Choral Society. The Sounds Of Christmas. Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd.416·293-3981. , $ l 8(sr). {child). - 3:00: University of Toronto Scarbor· ough Campus Concert Choir & Wind En· · semble. Sounds of the Season. Annual holiday concert. Lenard Whiting & Larry Shields, direc· tors. ARC Hall, 1265 Military Trail. 416·287- 7076. Free. - 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Schumann: Concerto for Cello in a Op.129; Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme Op.33; Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibi· . lion. Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593- 4828. -0. - 7:30: Annex Singers of Toronto. Christmas Concert. Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia; Han· del: Hallelujah Chorus (with audience si~g·along); Basque, African, Mexican & traditionalfnglish carols. Serena Kemball, soprano; Lawrence Goudge, music director. St. Thomas's Church, 383 Hu'ron. 416-532-9886. ,. - 7:30: Arcady.Handel· Messiah. Ronald Beckett, conductor. Willowdale Christian Reformed Church, 70 Hilda Ave. 416·250-7702. ,. - 7:30: Bach Children's Chorus/Bach Chamber Youth Choir. Come Colours Rise! Seasonal music from South Africa & around the. world. Linda Beaupre, conductor; Eleanor Daley, piano. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870·8000. ,. - 7:30: Toronto Camerata Chamber Choir. A Festival of Carols. Christmas music & singalong carols. Grace Church on· the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884x17. , ,. - 7:30: Toronto Northern Lights Chorus. CHRISTMAS with the Northern lights. Guests: Canadian Stall Band of the Salvation Army; An· gela Hustins & Tammy Snow, vocals; David Chown, classical guitar. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East.1-866·744·7464. . - 7:30: Village Voices. A European Christmas. Traditions of Great Britain & Continental Europe through narration and song. Guests: Village Brass; Joan Andrews, director. Central United Church, 131 Main St., Unionville. 905·294· 8687. , child 12 & under free. Contributions for the Markham Food Bank appreciated. - 7:30: York Strings Chamber Orchestra. Bach: Violin Concerto in E; Handel: Messiah selections; music by Monteverdi. Jani Papadimitri, violin.Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St., . Aurora. 905-898-8077. ,$_10. - 8:00: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club. Heather Oale's Medieval Christmas Show. Birch Cliff United Church, 33 East Rd. 416-264-2235. . - 8:00: Aradia Ensemble. Noiils from France and Nouvelle France'. Christmas music.of 17th and 18th century France and Quebec. St. An· drew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416·872-1212. ·. - 8:00: Bell' Arte Singers. Candlelight Christmas. Rutter: Gloria; other seasonal favourites; audience carol sing·along with organ and brass ensemble; readings by Robert Fisher. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-699· • 5879. ,. - 8:00: Brampton Festival Singers/Symphony Hamilton. Handel· Messiah. Anne L'Esperance, soprano; Mari Van Pelt, alto; Prabhjot Seehra, tenor; Andrew Tam, bass; Stephane Potvin, conductor. St. Paul's United Church, 30 Main St. South, Brampton. 905·874-2800. , , {under 12). - 8:00: Cantores Celestes Women~s Choir. Gloria. Vivaldi: Gloria; arrangements of Christmas carols by Cable, Rutter & Willcocks; sing·along. Guests: members of the Canadian Sinfonietta; Ellen Meyer, piano; Jurgen Petrenko, organ; Kelly Galbraith, director. Runnymede United Church, 43f Runnymede. 416-236-1522. . Donation to Out of the Cold; please bring contribution of non-perishable food to the food bank. - 8:00: Forte - The Toronto Men's Chorus. School for Santas. Musical celebration of international tr~ditions shared during the holiday season. Guest': Mary McCandless. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 Bloor St. ~ast. 416-763-3783. (door), $.18{advance). - 8:00: Heritage Theatre. Natalie MacMaster. Cape Breton fiddler and step dancer. 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .50,.50. - 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Christmas with Cantabile. A cappella favourites and music of the last millennium. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr .. Mississauga. 905·306-6000. · . - 8:00: Music Gallery. Master Musicians from the East: An Evening of Melody and Rhythm. See Dec 5. •cANCELLED• - 8:00: Radio-Canada. Un spectacle de Noiil Christmas concert including French songs, tales & more. Singers, actors, choirs & hosts from Radio·Canada, performers. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-534-6604. . Proceeds to the Christmas fundraising campaign to help needy francophone families in Toronto. - 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. ARC Festival: Music Reborn. Laks:·Passacaille arr.cello & piano; Haas: String Quartet #3 Op.15; Berman:'Poupata songs for bass; Ullmann: Liederbuch des Hafis Op.30; Weinberg: Piano Quintet Op..18. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408·2824 x321. ,. · - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Cantatas 1,2,3. Trini· ty-St. Paul's Centre. See Dec 4. - 8:00: Theatre Unlimited. Christmas Tapestry. Meadowvale Theatre. See Dec 4. - 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. U of T Symphony Orchestra. Brahms: Variations on a Theme ·by Haydn; Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Suite; Nutcracker Suite; Mozart: Piano Concerto ind K466. Donna Lee, piano; Raffi Armenian, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 978·3744. ,. Sunday December 07 - 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Barry Peters & Choir. 10365 Islington Ave. 905- 893-0344. Free with gallery admission: ,, {family) • - 2:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. 'Matinee at the Opera. Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture; Mascagni: Intermezzo Sinfonico; Bizet: Carmen Suite; operatic arias. Narelle Martinez, soprano; Robert Raines, conductor. Heritage Theatre, 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905-874- 2800. , {sr/st), (under 12). - 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Schubertiad: 9 and Counting I Schubert: Die Schiine Mfillerin. Michael Colv[n, tenor; William Webster, actor; Inna Perkis & Boris Zarankin, pianists. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205- 5555. ,. - 2:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Kaffeemusik: Music for the Three Kings. Music by Lasso, Hassler, Poulenc & Willan; carol singing. David Fallis, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge. 416-690-4681. ,. - 2:00: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra; Britten: Soirees Musicales; Bottesini: Concerto #2 for Double Bass; Prokofiev: Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet Suite. Calum Macleod, double bass; Timothy Vernon, conductor; Peter Oundjian, guest conductor. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416-593-7769 x372. - 2: 15: Royal Conservatory of Music. ARC Festival· Music Reborn. Works by Jewish composers of the Nazi era. Students of the Glenn Gould School, performers. ROM Theatre, 100 ·Queen's Park. 416-408-2824 x32l Free with admission to the ROM. - 2:30: Scarborough Choral Society. The Sounds Of Christmas. Markham Theatre: See ·Dec 6. . - 3:00: Chrylark Arts & Music Series. Walter Buczynski, pianist. Bach: 3 Preludes and Fugues; Beethoven: Sonata Op.109 in E; Buczynski: Autumn Collection - 24 preludes for piano; Chopin: mazurkas, nocturnes, scherzo. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-651-9380. ,{st). - 3:00: Collegium Musicum. Schubert Cele· bration. Janka Marjanovic, cello; Borjana Hrelja, The Church of the Redeemer presents A Venetian Vespers with The Musicians In Ordinary and Members of the Redeemer Choir Sunday December 7 at 7 pm Churc;h of the Redeemer Bloor Street and Avenue Road 416-922-4948 www.theredeemer.ca Sunday December 7, 2003 - 4:00 pm St. George's on-the-Hill Choir, the Amarilli Singers, strings, harpsichord and organ Karen Rymal - director/keyboard 'OF A ROSE, A LOVELY ROSE' music by Pachclbcl, Buxtehude, Warlock and others seasonal readings, carol sing in g, sherry and shortbread St. George's on-the-Hill Anglican Church · 4600 Dundas St. W. Uust cast of Islington) SI DECEMBER 1 2003 - FEBRUARY 7 2004

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