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Volume 9 Issue 4 - December 2003

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Monday

Monday December 22 - 2:00: Oakville Children's Choir. Annual Christmas Carol Sing. The Meeting Place, Oakville. See December 21. - 3:00 & 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. John McDermott - Christmas Memories. Traditional carols, folk music and ballads. 6-piece band and surprise guests. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. - 6130: Bach Consort. 3rd annual benefit concert & dinner. J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor; Monica Whicher, soprano; Elizabeth Til(nbull, contralto; Pascal Charbonneau, tenor; Denis Giesbrecht, tenor; Sean Watson, baritone. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 · Lytton Blvd. 416-481 ·114 l; x250. . - 8:00: RCM Community School. World Music Chorus with RCM Game/an. Recital Hall, ·273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824 x474. Free. Tuesday December 23 - 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. Holiday Choral Celebration: Palestrina Chorus. ·Holiday tunes in a variety of languages. City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. West. 416-392-4674. Free. - 12:00 noon: Roy Thomson Hall. Choir & Organ Concert: Elora Festival Singers. Matthew Larkin, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. - 8:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Canadian Brass' Christmas Concert. Light classics, jazz & season· al favourites. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -. Wednesday December 24 - 11 :30am: City of Toronto. Holiday Choral Celebration. Toronto Mass Choir; Toronto Chil· . dren's Chorus; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir & Mendelssohn Youth Choir; Tower Brass. City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. West. 416-392-4674. Free. · - 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. The Christmas Recital.· Tim Pyper, organ. Program tba. Followed by the First Evensong of Xmas sung by the Cathe· dral Choir of Men and Boys. 65 Church St. 416· 364· 7865. Free. - 10:45pni: Deer Park Concerts. Christmas.Eve w1~h William Wright. Bach: Canonic Variations on Varn Himmel Hoch; Walther: In dulci jubilo; Balbastr,e: Premier •.. 1 Suite de Noels; Morancon: Two Noels from . the Provence; Ferguson: Three Noels for Organ; Callahan: Christmas Suite. 1-29 St. Clair West. 416-481·2979. Free. Friday December 26 - 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. The ·Chocolate Soldier. By Oscar Strauss. Keith Klas· sen, Shannon Mercer, Elizabeth Beeler, Robert Longo, performers; Wayne Strongman, conductor; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Jane Mal· lett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416,(366· 7723. -$ 75. Preview. For complete run se~ Music Theatre listings. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111. -. Tuesday December 30 - 7:30: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. The Nutcracker. Ballet Jiirgen. 171 Town Centre Blvd. 905-305-7469. ,(child). Wednesday December 31 - 2:30: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. The Nutcracker. See Dec 30. Thursday January 01 - 2:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/ Roy Thomson Hall. Salute to Vienna. Ingrid Mankhof, soprano; Otoniel Gonzaga, tenor; Hun· garian National Ballet; Symphony Canada; Karl Sollak, conductor. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -5. Saturday January 03 - 2:00 & 7:30: Living Arts Centre. Sing-Along Wizard of Dz. Recommended for ages 6 and · up. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr .. Mis· sissauga. 905-306-6000. -. ' Sunday January 04 Sunday December 28 - 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. --7:30: Chinese Canadian Music Society Shoko Inoue, piano. 10365 Islington Ave. 905· of Ontario/Chinese Artists Society ofT O· 893-0344. Free with gallery admission: ronto/Li Delun Music Foundation. New ,,(family). . Year's Concert 2004. Selections from The White - 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Ves- Hair Girl Suite; Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto; pers. Musicians tba. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920- Carmen Fantasy, theme from Schindler's List; ' 5211. Free (donation). Blue Danube Waltz & other music. Anna Guo, - 4:30: s·t. Anne's Church. Epiphany lessons' yangqin; Wang Yang, piano; Zhang Ti, violin; To· & Carols. Music by Bach, Barnard, Messiaen, · ronto Cantata Chorus; Toronto Festival Orchestra Monteverdi, Purvis, Sumsion & Victoria. St. & other performers; Tak Ng Lai, conductor. Anne's Choir; John Stephenson, director; Peter Orme, organ. 270 Gladstone Av~.416-767· 7290. Free. Tuesday January 06 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hour Concert: Michael Bloss, organ. Program tba. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Wednesday January 07 - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Richard Whiteman Trio. Mclaughlin Perform· ance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free. Thursday January 08 .- 12: 10: U of T Faculty of Music. Katharine Rapoport,· violin/viola; Peter Stoll clarinet; Barry Salwyn, piano. Alwyn: Conversations for violin, clarinet and piano~Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola; Schumann: Fairytale Pictures for clarinet, viola and piano. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. - 7:30: RCM Community School. World Music Showcase. Students of the RCM World Music Centre; Paul Houle, director. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- 1 2824 x474.Free. Friday January 09 - 8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. Italian Psycho. Music by Gesualdo. Knox College Chapel, 59 St. George. 416-252-8740. ,. Saturday January 10 - 7:30: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Toronto. Annual Songfest. Main auditorium, St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin. 416· 922-4415, Free. - 8:00: Baroque Music Beside 'the Grange. Ludwig: Seven for Eight. Beethoven: Symphony 117 (arr. for wind octet); music from Mozart's operas in contemporary arrangements. Washington McClain & Kath· leen D~guet, oboes; Colin Savage & Peter Shackleton, clarinets; Michael McCraw & . Mathieu Lussier, bassoons & other performers. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John: 416-588-4301. $ 20,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Cleopatra with Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano. Works by Handel, Hasse and Graun. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-964· 6337. -, -(sr/st). Ludwig: Seven for Eight BEETHOVEN's exhilarating 7th Symphony, and music of MOZART, for period wind octet and double bass C. SAVAGE, P. SHACKLETON, W. McCLAIN, K. DUGUET, ~ M. McCRAW, M. LUSSIER, D. CONROD, S. WEVERS & C. SCHESCHUK Saturday January 10/04 at 8 pm SL George the Martyr Church INF0:,416-588--4301 . ADMISSION /15 Presented by BAROQUE MUSIC BESIDE THE GRANGE One of the world's greatest s'oprapos This captivating diva performs leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera and the coc; EVA URBANOVA sings arias and songs by Dvorak, Smetana and Janacek Proudly presented by Masaryk Institute in the third series of Czech music on Sunday, January 11th 2004 at 5:00 at Church of st. Wenceslaus 496 Gladstone Ave. (Bloor/Dufferln) Giner.I Admiioon I ~.00 FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 416-439-4354/Julie DECEMBER 1 2003 - FEBRUARY 7 2004

Sunday January 11 - 3:00: Vesnivka Choir/Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. A Ukrainian Christmas. Halyna K vitka Kondracki, conductor. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-763-2197. ,. - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. . Cleopatra with Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 10. - 5:00: Czech Community Centre. Eva Urbanova, soprano & Steven Phi/cox, piano. Songs by Dvorak, Smetana & Janacek; operatic arias. St. Venceslaw Church, 496 Gladstone Ave. 416- 439-4354. . Stimme. Helmut Rilling, conductor/lecturer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. , (5-day festiv~I pass 5,). - 7:30: Associates ohhe Toronto Sympho· ny Orchestra. Five Small Concerts: Tonal 20th Century-Don't be Afraid! Bryars: String Quartet #2; Shostakovich: String Quartet #3; Riley: Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector; Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Op.44 #1. Carol Lynn Fujino, Virginia Chen Wells, violins; Daniel Blackman, viola; Kirk Worthington, cello.Trinity­ St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416·423·2133. ,. - 8:00:.Sound of Toronto Jazz Series. Ca· nadian Jazz Ouartet. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 416-595-0404 x229. Tuesday January 13 - 1 :00: St. James' Cathedral. lunch Hour Concert: Peter Nikiforuk, organ. Program tba. 65 Church St. 416-364· 7865. Free. - 6:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Festival of Bach's Sacred Cantatas: J.S. Bach in the World Today. Cantata 105 Herr, gehe nicht ins Gerich!. Helmut Rilling, conductor/lecturer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. , (5- day festival pass 5,). - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A Cole Porter Celebration. Porter: Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate, Red Hot and Blue, The New Yorker, Paris, The Pirates and more. Cynthia Watters, soprano; Kevin Anderson, tenor; Daniel Narducci, baritone; Mississauga Choral Society; Erich Kunzel, contluctor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828.--. . Wednesday January 14 - 12:30: Yo_rk University Dept. of Music. · Caribbean Music Ensemble. Lindy Burgess, direclliiliMill~ii~lilillllillill~lll tor. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 - 7:00: New Music Concerts. Cuarteto latinoamericano. Works by Evangelista, Gutierrez, Ortiz, Lavista, Pauk & Luzuriaga. Robert Aitken, solo flute. 7:15: Pre·concert introduction by Rob· ert Aitken & several of the composers. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-204- 1080. -. - 8:00: Flying Cloud Folk Club. Spraol T ranzac, 292 Brunswick. 416-410-3655. Monday January 12 - 6:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Festival of Bach's Sacred Cantatas: J.S. Bach in the World Today. Cantata 140 Wachet auf, ruff uns die Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416-736- 5186. Free. - 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Roy Thomson Hall. See Jan 13. -. - 6:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Festival of Bach's Sacred Cantatas: J.S. Bach in the World Today. Cantata 26 Ach wie fliichtig, ach wie nichtig. Helmut Rilling, conduc_tor/lecturer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. , (5-day festival pass 5,). - 8:00: Aldeburgh Connection. Rec1~al Series: Colin Ainsworth, tenor & Stephen Ralls, piano. Holman: The Heart Mislaid; music by Britten. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416·205-5555. . m111~i•a~i11-.11r11r111111111111a11t11t~1r+11:,:,:~ Ton'al 20th Century ~ Don't be afraid Terry Riley Gavin Bryars Shostakovich Britten Monday, January 12, 2004 7:30pm Trinity-St. Paul's United Church 427 Bloor Street West (Bloor/Spadlna) Sun rise of the Planetary Dream Collector St ring Quartet No. 2 St rin g Quartet No. 3 Three Divertimenti for String Quartet Carol Lynn Fujino - Violin Virginia Chen Wells - Violin Daniel Blackman - Viola Kirk Worthington - Cello (Musicians from Toronto Symphony Orchestra) ........................................................................... Tickets 5/(Seniors/Students) For more information and tickets, p_lease call 416-693-9953 http://www.associates-tso.org DECEMBER 1 2003 - FEBRUARY 7 2004 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE. COM Thursday January 15 - 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Esco/a de Samba. Latin jazz. Brasilian music ensemble; Rick Shadrach Lazar, director. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free. - 6:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Festival of Bach's Sacred Cantatas: J.S. B{!ch in the World Today. Cantata 67 Halt im Gedachtnis Jesum Christ. Helmut Rilling, conductor/lecturer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's-Park. 416-978-3744. , {5-day festival pass 5,). Music TORONTO - 8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence String Ouartet. Ravel: Quartet; Golijov: Yiddishbbulr. Instructions for String Quartet; Dvorak: Quartet in C Op.61. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. ,. - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra,, Cleopatra with Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 10. Friday January 16 - 6:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Festival of Bach's Sacred Cantatas: J.S. Bach in the World Today. Cantata 172 Erschallet, ihr lieder. Helmut presents COLIN AINSWORTH tenor STEPHEN R ALLS \ . piano Come and hear this young tenor, acclaimed for his expressive lyrical powers, in an all .English-language recital of songs by Bri tten, Q uilter, Grainger, and Derek Holman . Rilling, conductor/lecturer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. , (5-day festival pass 5,). - 7:30: York University Dept. of Music. lmprov Soiree: Sounds for Sail· Used Instruments -New Music - Coming about on the winds of serendipity. Music by young artists, from the improvisation studios of Casey Sokol. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St.416-736-5186. Free. , - 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Cleopatra with Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. See Jan 10. - Saturday January 17 - 11 :OOam, 2:00 & 7:00: Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Bloom. Interactive music and storytelling. For ages4-7. Zak Morgan, performer. Madison Centre, 4950 Yonge St. 416-368- 3196. . - 7:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. Tomorrow's Stars Tonight. Robert Raines, conductor. Heritage Theatre, 86 Main St. North, Brampton. 905·874-2800. - 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Vivaldi: Concerto in b for Four Violins, Op.3 #1 O; Bach: Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042; Mozart: Symphony #29 in A, K.201; Rossini: Overture to Semiramide. Adele Armin, Sergei Nikonov, Amalia Joanou-Canzoneri, violins; Jacques lsraelievitch, conductor/violin. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Sim· coe St. 416-593-4828. -. - 8:00: CBC OnStage. Studio Jazz. Denzal Sinclaire, Susie Arioli, Karen Plato & Bonnie · Brett, vocals; Mark Eisenman Quintet. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416-205- 5555. . . - 8:00: Mooredale Concerts. Mozart & Beethoven. Mozart: Piano Quartet; Baethoven: String Trio; Coulthard: Piano Quartet. Scott St. John, violin; Emily Morrison Eng, viola; Kristine Bogyo, cello; Young Artist: Donna Lee, piano. Willowdale United Chun:h, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416-922-3714. ,. Sunday January 18 - 1 :00: Mooredale Concerts. Music & Truffles. Music of Mozart & Beethoven. For children four & up ~ Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 922-3714 x103. . CONTINUES Celebrating the Art of Song . www.aldeburghconnection.org W ED., JANUARY 14, 8 PM Glenn Gould Studio Tickets - (416) 205-5S55

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