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November, 2006 - Nr. 11


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At Lake Huron
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Bitzer Event 2006
Diaspora Conference
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German Christmas Cookies
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Forte in Formal
Despite Kyoto Rift
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Schumacher's Farewell
Canadian Ski Areas
After the World Cup
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Canadian Holiday Stamps

Toronto Symphony Orchestra



December 11 (Mon) at 8:00 pm
(George Weston Recital Hall)

  • Alain Trudel, conductor

  • Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra

Haydn: Symphony No. 1 / Maxime McKinley: Lets Testaments Trahis / Mahler: Symphony No. 1, "Titan"

Tickets for George Weston Recital Hall: call Ticketmaster at 416 872 1111.
$23 (Adult), $15 (Student/ Senior)


December 12 at 8 pm
December 13 at 2 pm & 8 pm

  • Erich Kunzel

  • Daniel Narducci, baritone

  • Mississauga Choral Society

  • Canadian Childrenís Opera Chorus

Pops legend Erich Kunzel offers a Christmas stocking overflowing with musical treat. Daniel Narducci and not one, but two choirs sing favourite traditional carols and Christmas songs. As well, bell-ringers fill the hall with peals of joy, a special guest narrator performs A Visit from St. NicholasTwas the Night Before Christmas) Ė and of course thereís an audience sing-along. Itís the perfect holiday show!

Tickets: Roy Thomson Hall box office, 416 593 4828
Eve: $96, $73, $61.50, $55, $41.50, $36.50, $32.
Mat: $64, $57, $55, $49, $46, $35, $30.50, $27.

Part of the ADP Pops Concert Series.


December 16 at 8 pm
December 17 at 3 pm
December 18, 20, & 21 at 8 pm

Nicholas McGegan, conductor

Meredith Hall, soprano

Jill Grove, mezzo-soprano

John Tessier, tenor

Hugh Russell, baritone

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Handel arr. Mozart: Messiah

Hear Handelís Messiah "re-imagined" by Mozart! In the 250th anniversary of Mozartís birth, the TSO is proud to offer the rare opportunity to hear his inspired performing version of Handelís finest oratorio. Itís a magnificent "team effort" between two of musicís greatest geniuses, as Mozart pays tribute to Handel by enhancing Messiahís orchestral textures beyond even the miraculous originals.

Tickets: Roy Thomson Hall box office, 416 593 4828. Tickets: $95, $85, $77, $67, $57, $45, $40, $35.


December 23 at 3 pm / Special Performance

Platypus Theatre

Members of the Canadian Childrenís Opera Chorus

Howard Blake: The Snowman / A Flicker of Light on a Christmas Night, a production of Platypus Theatre

Join the TSO for a memorable family event! Spend an enchanting holiday afternoon experiencing two magical Christmas productions. First, enjoy the classic animated movie The Snowman, accompanied live by the TSO. After intermission, A Flicker of Light on a Christmas Night is featured, a charming panorama of holiday traditions and music from around the world, including such timeless favourites as The Nutcracker, Frosty the Snowman, and Youíre a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.

Tickets: Roy Thomson Hall box office, 416 593 4828.
$55, $50, $45, $40, $35, $25, $20, $17.
Children ages 5 to 12: $30, $15.

The TSO regrets that children under 2 years of age are not permitted at TSO concerts. Sponsored by Dejardins, Great-West Life Assurance, and Whole Foods Market, Toronto.

Mon-Fri, 9-8. Sat, 12-5. Sun, 3 hrs. prior to concert start. VISA/MC/AMEX.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
#550 Ė 212 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5H 1K5
Marketing fax: 416 593 8660

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