GTA Listings - December 1, 2014 to February 7, 2015

Dec 01 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Instrumental Masterclass Concert. Patricia Wait, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =othr

Dec 01 7:30: LOFT Community Services. Home for the Holidays. Christmas Concert Benefit. Broadway, carols, and other choral works. Thom Allison, Breanne Dietrich, Stephanie Martin, Billy Newton Davis and others. St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. 416-979-1994x233. $35. =z1c =chor =must =othr =voic

Dec 01 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Chamber Ensembles Concert: Brass. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =othr

Dec 01 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Orchestra. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =orch

Dec 01 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Itzhak Perlman. Vivaldi: Sonata in A for Violin and Continuo Op.2 Rv31; Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73; Beethoven: Sonata No.7 in c Op.30; Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in G. Itzhak Perlman, violin; Rohan De Silva, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $29.50-$129.50. =z1c =cham =othr =pian

Dec 01 8:00: Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Dave Wickerham, Wurlitzer organ. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-449-6262. $20. =z1c =orgn

Dec 02 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Ballet 360. Classical and contemporary ballet. Highlights from Cinderella, Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition and Desrosier’s Bouffonia. Ballet Jörgen. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =danc

Dec 02 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Alheli Pimienta, flute; Adam Sherkin, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

Dec 02 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Performance Class for Singers: Songs of the Season! Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Public welcome. =z1c =othr =voic

Dec 02 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocal Workshop. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =jazz =voic

Dec 02 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 02 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Guitar Orchestra. Jeffrey McFadden, conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =orch =othr

Dec 02 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Artie Roth and Mark Eisenman, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =orch

Dec 02 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #29. An evening of improvisation in the tradition of the Columbia U Radio jams or CCMC Music Gallery evenings. Rick Sack, conductor. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC. =z1c =newm =othr =impr

Dec 02 8:00: Gallery 345. A Woman Is a Secret: Music Salon. Classic love songs in a cabaret style. Emmy Rouge and Secret Surprise Guests. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;$15(advance). =z1w =must =othr =voic

Dec 03 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles. Mike Cadó, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =voic

Dec 03 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noontime Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Dec 03 2:00: York University Department of Music. Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, guitar. Cuban. William Thomas, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =worl =othr

Dec 03 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Ripple Effect. Jazz standards and original music. Highlights from Ripple Effect album and upcoming recording. Mike Downes, bass; Larnell Lewis, drums; Robi Botos, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz

Dec 03 6:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Cantatas in the Cathedral. Bach: "Wachet! betet! betet! Wachet!" BWV 70. Erin Bardua, soprano; Christina Stelmacovich, alto; Charles Davidson, tenor; Graham Robinson, bass. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. PWYC. =z1c =orgn =voic

Dec 03 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 03 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. 11 O’clock Jazz Orchestra and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Jim Lewis and Christine Duncan, conductors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =chor =jazz =orch =voic

Dec 03 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Kelly Jefferson,and Kevin Turcotte, directors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =voic

Dec 03 8:00: Musideum. Jonathan Feldman. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz =voic

Dec 03 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks: Best of Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky: Jurisprudence March; Piano Concerto No.1; The Nutcracker (Act II). Alice Sara Ott, piano; Cristian Măcelaru, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38.75-$169. Also Dec 6. =z1c =orch =pian

Dec 04 12:00_noon: Adam Sherkin. Mozart: Involuntary Genius. Mozart: Rondo in D K485; Sonata in B-flat K333; Sherkin: Amadeus A.D. Adam Sherkin, piano. Bluma Appel Lobby, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. Free. =z1c =pian

Dec 04 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Virtuoso Masterworks. Works by Bach, Beethoven and Liszt. Rossina Grieco, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =pian

Dec 04 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met: Alexa Wing, soprano and Peter Bishop, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =pian =voic

Dec 04 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles. Richard Whiteman, conductor. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =voic

Dec 04 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Classical Piano Showcase. Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano/conductor. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =pian =cham

Dec 04 1:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In Concert. Classics and jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $10. Includes coffee and snack. =z1 =band =jazz

Dec 04 7:00: Ross Petty Productions. Cinderella. The rags to riches family musical. Ross Petty (Evil Step-Mother); Danielle Wade (Cinderella); Dan Chameroy (Plumbum); Eddie Glen (Buttons); Jeff Lillico (Max Charming). Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-599-9090. $34-$83; $34-$66(under 12). Runs Dec 4 to Jan 4. See Section C: Music Theatre for details. =z1c =must

Dec 04 7:00: Royal Conservatory/Canadian Arab Institute/Small World Music. Sultans and Divas. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Miriam Khalil, soprano; Bassam Bishara, oud; Okotécho;  Sultans of String w. Chris McKhool, violin. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35-$80. =z1c =othr =voic =worl

Dec 04 7:30: Classical Music Artist Management. Clarinet Fantasy. Gershwin: 3 Preludes for clarinet; Stravinsky: 3 pieces for solo clarinet; Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No.1; Luigi Bassi: Fantaisie brillante on Verdi's Rigoletto. Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet; Jeanie Chung, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-201-9776. $20; $10(st). =z1c =cham =othr =pian

Dec 04 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. World Music Ensembles. Raigelee Alorut, World Music Artist in Residence. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =orch =worl

Dec 04 7:30: York University Department of Music. Symphony Orchestra. Works by Wagner, Berlioz, Sibelius, Haydn and Tchaikovsky. Mark Chambers, conductor. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $15; $10(sr/st). =z1 =orch

Dec 04 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Anthony Michelli and Frank Falco, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz =othr

Dec 04 7:30: York University Department of Music. Symphony Orchestra. Works by Wagner, Berlioz, Sibelius, Haydn and Tchaikovsky. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. $15; $10(sr/st). =z1 =orch

Dec 04 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 04 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents I, curated by Melody McKiver:  Clarinet Panic Deluxx   Cris Derksen. Cris Derksen, cello, looper, drum machines, keys and vocals; Cory Latkovich, cello; Karen Ng, saxophone; Sebastian Shinwell, guitar; D. Alex Meeks, percussion. 197 John St. 416-961-9594. $12;$8((member). =z1c =newm =othr =impr

Dec 04 8:00: Tafelmusik. The French Connection. Rebel: Les Éléments; and works by Campra, Corrette, Leclair and Rameau. Amandine Beyer, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also Dec 5, 6, 7(mat). =z1c =orch

Dec 04 8:30: Rant Maggie Rant. Frost & Fire: A Celtic Christmas Celebration! Traditional to modern Celtic melodies, jigs and reels, carols and other works. Lindsay Schindler, fiddle, vocals; Glen Dias, vocals, recorders, percussion; Barry James Payne, guitars, harmonica, vocals; Rob Larose, percussion; Steve Clark, bass; Daev Clysdale, Irish whistle, Irish flute, accordion. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604. $27.50/$25(adv). Reservations are recommended for dinner. =z1w =folk =othr =worl =voic

Dec 05 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Dec 05 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks: William Tell Opera-in-Concert - Turin Royal Theatre. Rossini. Dalibor Jenis, baritone (Guglielmo Tell); Enea Scala, tenor (Arnoldo Melcthal); Angela Meade (Matilde); Marco Palazzi, bass (Gualtiero Farst) and Fabrizio Beggi, (Melcthal), bass; and others; Orchestra and Chorus Teatro Regio Torino; Gianandrea Noseda, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$145. Italian with English SURTITLES™. 6:15: Rick Phillips pre-concert chat. =z1c =oper =orch

Dec 05 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Friday Folk Night: Songs for the Snowy Season. Boreal (Tannis Slimmon, Katherine Wheatley and Jude Vadala). St. Paul's United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. $15;$12(sr/st). =z2 =folk

Dec 05 7:30: Sony Centre For the Performing Arts/Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Gladiator Live. Film with live music. Clara Sanabras, vocals; Motion Picture Symphony Orchestra; Tallis Choir of Toronto; Justin Freer, conductor. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. $47-$97. =z1c =othr =voic =orch =chor

Dec 05 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony. Cable: Ontario Pictures; Henze: Ragtimes and Habaneras; Children’s March; Copland: Down A Country Lane; Chance: Incantation and Dance; Weill: Three Penny Music. Tony Gomes, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =orch =othr

Dec 05 7:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz Festival: Jazz Combos. Roy Patterson, Jim Vivian and Lorne Lofsky, conductors. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. Festival runs Dec 1–5(mat and eve). =z1 =jazz

Dec 05 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Siavash: Stories from the Shah-Nameh. Multi-media world premiere. Shahrokh Yadegari, composer; Gordafarid, naqal; Siamak Shajarian, vocals; Keyavash Nourai, violin, cello and kamancheh. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $50-$75. Also Dec 6. =z1c =othr =voic =worl

Dec 05 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 05 8:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. Handel: Messiah. Guests: Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Marion Newman, mezzo; David Pomeroy, tenor; Giles Tomkins, bass; Amadeus Choir; Lydia Adams, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-217-0537. $55; $50(sr); $20(st). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 05 8:00: Exultate Chamber Singers. A Canadian Noël. Works by Canadian composers; Christmas stories from singers in the ensemble; audience carol sing-along. Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor. Guests: Mississauga Children’s Chorus (Caron Daley, conductor). St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-971-9229. $25; $20(sr); $10 (st). =z1c =chor =othr

Dec 05 8:00: Gallery 345. Chelsea McBride's Socialist Night School Big Band. 18-piece big band. Original compositions and arrangements influenced by socialism, ECM-style jazz, pop and nature. Chelsea McBride, composer/director. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20; S10(st). =z1w =band =jazz

Dec 05 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Canadian Brass. Featuring recent CD release: Christmas Time is Here. Coletti: Bach’s Bells; Dedrick: Angel Choir and the Trumpeter; Kenton: Angels We Have Heard on High; and other works. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $45-$90. =z1c =cham =othr

Dec 05 8:00: Small World Music. Nazar-i Turkwaz. Traditional music from the Middle East, Turkey, Greece and the Balkans. Brenna MacCrimmon, Maryem Tollar, Sophia Grigoriadis and Jayne Brown. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. $20. =z1c =worl

Dec 05 8:00: Tafelmusik. The French Connection. Rebel: Les Éléments; and works by Campra, Corrette, Leclair and Rameau. Amandine Beyer, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also Dec 4, 6, 7(mat). =z1c =orch

Dec 05 8:00: Upper Canada Choristers. Winter Fanfare. Rutter: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind; Jenkins: Stella Natalis (Celebro and Wintertide); Sevivon and We Are Lights; and other works; audience sing-along. Natasha Farnsblow, piano; Cantemos a capella Latin Ensemble; Laurie Evan Fraser, conductor. Guest: Mark Ruhnke, baritone. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-256-0510. $25; free(child & high school). =z1c =chor =othr =voic

Dec 05 8:00: Wendalyn Bartley. Sound Dreaming CD Concert Celebration. Electroacoustic music, live performances and improvisations. Wendalyn Bartley, vocals; Penelope Cookson, vocals; Ian de Souza, electronics; and others. Jacky Sawatzky, video. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 647-938-3994. $20(incl. CD). =z1c =newm =othr =voic

Dec 06 2:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Jingle Jazz. Berlin: White Christmas, Guaraldi: A Charlie Brown Christmas, and other traditional and jazz selections; sing-a-long. Guest: Shannon Butcher Trio. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $30; $28(sr/st); $25(child). Also 8:00. =z2 =chor =jazz

Dec 06 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Family Concerts: Stewart Goodyear. Nutcracker Suite (piano solo version). Stewart Goodyear, piano; dancers from Canada’s National Ballet School and Ballet Creole; singers from Toronto Children’s Chorus. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25-$35. 75-minute concert. =z1c =chor =danc =pian

Dec 06 2:00: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. City Carol Sing. Guests: Deborah Hay, Ted Dykstra and Gord Martineau; True North Brass; Toronto Children’s Chorus; Larkin Singers; and others. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. Donations for Churches-on-the-Hill Food Bank accepted. =z1c =chor =kids =orgn =othr

Dec 06 3:00: Arraymusic. Udo Kasemets, Uncompromising Experimentalist, Day One. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. $10. See Section D, The ETCeteras, under Screenings. Also Dec 7. =z1c =newm =othr =impr

Dec 06 3:00: Onstage Productions. Sounds of Christmas... Home for the Holidays. A Christmas musical celebration. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 416-556-9552. $28; $26(sr/youth). =z3 =chor =orch

Dec 06 3:00: Scarborough Choralaires. Christmas Time Is Here. Knob Hill United Church, 23 Gage Ave., Scarborough. 416-498-8993. $10; $5(st). Refreshments to follow. =z1e =chor

Dec 06 3:00: Singing Out. Closer to the Flame. Holiday Concert. Snider: Midnight Lullaby; Brown (arr.): Chanukah Suite; Beorsma: Closer to the Flame; and other holiday favourites. Singing Out LGBTQ Chorus; Jody Malone, conductor; Beth Hanson, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-859-4248. $25; $15(12 and under). Also 7:30. =z1c =chor

Dec 06 4:30: Beach United Church. Jazz and Reflection: Jazzy Christmas. Bill MacLean, vocals; Brian Stevens, piano. 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =relg

Dec 06 7:00: Music at St. Andrew's. Annual Rugby Christmas Carol Service. Christmas Carols with David Leask, the St. Andrew's Choristers and the members of the Rugby Leagues of Ontario. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Freewill offering. Proceeds in support of Out of the Cold program at St Andrew's Church. =z1c =chor =othr =relg

Dec 06 7:00: Oakville Children's Choir. Let It Snow. Poetry contest commission premiere: Snowflake. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-337-7104. $25; $20(sr); $15(child). =z2 =chor =kids =othr =voic

Dec 06 7:30: Cantores Celestes Women's Choir. An Appalachian Christmas. Walker: Appalachian Carols; Bass: Gloria; Caccini: Ave Maria; and other works. Trillium Brass; Tom Power, banjo and guitar; John Showman, violin; Ellen Meyer, piano; Kelly Galbraith, conductor. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. 416-236-1522. $25. Annual donation of $1,000 to Romero House. =z1w =chor =folk =othr

Dec 06 7:30: Coro San Marco. Advent/Christmas  Concert. Selection of Christmas songs from around the world. St. Lawrence the Martyr Church, 2210 Lawrence Ave. E. 416-759-9359. $10. =z1e =chor =relg

Dec 06 7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. A Joyful Noise. New Canadian works; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5; Holst: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity; Dvořák: Serenade for Strings Waltz. St. Luke's United Church, 353 Sherbourne St. $20; $15(students with ID); $10(under 12). 416-902-7532. =z1c =newm =orch

Dec 06 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Sacred Traditions. Handel: Messiah (part 1); seasonal carols and songs. Carl Steinhauser, piano; Henry Renglich, conductor; guests: The Kingsway College School Choir. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-769-9271. $25. =z1w =chor =pian

Dec 06 7:30: Northern Lights Chorus. Welcome Christmas. Guests: Test Drive, Yonge Guns, 'Shoptimus Prime and others. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 1-866-744-7464. $26; $16(st). =z1c =chor =othr

Dec 06 7:30: Pax Christi Chorale. Winter Nights. J.S.Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part II; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland; Martin: Winter Nights. Michele Bogdanowicz, mezzo; Sean Clark, tenor; Doug MacNaughton, baritone. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-786-2509. $35; $30(sr); $25(st). Also Dec 7(mat). =z1c =chor =voic

Dec 06 7:30: Pocket Concerts. Chansons de mon Placard (Songs from my Cupboard). Arnold: Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano; Strauss: Songs(Morgen, Nacht, Allerseelen, Zueignung); Tiefenbach: Jazz Arrangements; Chansons de mon Placard; Korngold: Arias from The Silent Serenade. Beth Hagerman, soprano; Peter Tiefenbach, piano; Anthony Thompson, clarinet. Home of Roland and Marion Wilk, 57 York Rd., North York. 647-896-8295. $40; $25(35 and under); $12(child/youth). =z1n =cham =othr =pian =voic

Dec 06 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: Speak Low. Cabaret evening: Weill and Lenya's musical  journey from Berlin to Broadway. “Speak Low”; “September Song,” “Schickelgruber,” “Nanna’s Lied,” and other songs. Adi Braun, vocals; Dave Restivo, piano; Pat Collins, bass; Daniel Barnes, drums. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $32. =z1c =must =othr =pian =voic

Dec 06 7:30: Singing Out. Closer to the Flame. Holiday Concert. Snider: Midnight Lullaby; Brown (arr.): Chanukah Suite; Beorsma: Closer to the Flame; and other holiday favourites. Singing Out LGBTQ Chorus; Jody Malone, conductor; Beth Hanson, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-859-4248. $25; $15(12 and under). Also 3:00. =z1c =chor

Dec 06 7:30: St. Michael’s Choir School. St Michael's Choir School at Massey Hall. Christmas Concert. Jerzy Cichocki, Teri Dunn and Kathleen Allan, conductors; William O'Meara, accompanist; guests: True North Brass; Schola Cantorum Strings. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $20-$50. =z1c =chor =othr

Dec 06 7:30: Toronto Beach Chorale. In Concert. Rutter: Magnificat; other seasonal favourites. Alexa Wing, soprano. Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd. 416-699-6634. $25/$20(adv); $12(youth 7-18)/$10(adv); free(under 7). Cash only at the door. =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 06 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble. Bryant: Ecstatic Fanfare; Copland: Emblems; Chan Ka Nin: Memento Mori; Estacio: Frenergy; Gillingham: Be Thou My Vision; Maslanka: Give Us This Day. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =orch =othr

Dec 06 7:30: Village Voices. Christmas Joy. Seasonal music for choir and brass. Works by Pinkham, Chatman and Willcocks. Guests: Brass A Peal. Markham Missionary Church, 5438 Major Mackenzie Dr. E., Markham. 905-294-8687. $20; $10(st). =z3 =band =chor =voic

Dec 06 7:30: VOCA Chorus of Toronto. Winter North & South. Rogers: Northwest Passage; Gjeilo: Northern Lights; Susa: Carols & Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest; and other works. Jenny Crober, conductor; Elizabeth Acker, piano. Guests: Lori Gemmell, harp; William Beauvais, guitar; Les Allt, flute/tin whistle/pan pipes; Ray Dillard, percussion. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-947-8487. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor =pian =othr

Dec 06 7:30: York Chamber Ensemble. Winter Concert. Vivaldi: Winter; Britten: St Nicolas; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite; other works. Guests: Trinity Festival Chorus. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. $20; $15(sr/st). =z3 =cham =chor

Dec 06 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Siavash: Stories from the Shah-Nameh. Multi-media world premiere. Shahrokh Yadegari, composer; Gordafarid, naqal; Siamak Shajarian, vocals; Keyavash Nourai, violin, cello and kamancheh. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $50-$75. Also Dec 5. =z1c =othr =voic =worl

Dec 06 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 06 8:00: Gallery 345. An Evening with Kirk MacDonald & Harold Mabern. An evening of duets; originals by Mabern and McDonald and selections from the Great American Songbook. Kirk MacDonald, saxophone; Harold Mabern, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;$10(st). =z1w =jazz =othr =pian =voic

Dec 06 8:00: Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra. Joy to the World. Randall Thomson: Nativity according to St. Luke; Reed (arr.): Greensleeves; Shari (arr.): Carol of the Bells. Lenard Whiting, conductor; University of Scarborough Concert Choir; Ensemble TrypTych Chamber Choir. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 647-478-6122. $25; $20. =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 06 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Jingle Jazz. Berlin: White Christmas, Guaraldi: A Charlie Brown Christmas, and other traditional and jazz selections; sing-along. Guest: Shannon Butcher Trio. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $30; $28(sr/st); $25(child). Also 2:00. =z2 =chor =jazz

Dec 06 8:00: Onstage Productions. Sounds of Christmas. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 416-556-9552. $28; $26(sr/youth). =z3 =chor =orch

Dec 06 8:00: Scaramella. Lawes Unto Himself. Lawes: Harp Consorts. Julia Seager-Scott, harp; Paul Zevenhuizen, violin; Joelle Morton, bass viol; Madeleine Owen, theorbo. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-760-8610. $30; $25(sr); $20(st); free(14 and under). =z1c =cham =earl =othr

Dec 06 8:00: Sony Centre For the Performing Arts. Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy. Videos and art stills of the games with live music. Music by Uematsu. Susan Calloway, vocals; Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra; Tallis Choir of Toronto; Arnie Roth, conductor. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. $30-$115. =z1c =orch =voic =othr =chor

Dec 06 8:00: Spectrum Music. Journeys. Works by Goodman and Campbell. Alex Goodman and Graham Campbell, guitar. Guest: Ton Beau String Quartet. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. $10 & up. 7:30: pre-concert chat. =z1c =jazz =newm =othr

Dec 06 8:00: Tafelmusik. The French Connection. Rebel: Les Éléments; and works by Campra, Corrette, Leclair and Rameau. Amandine Beyer, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also Dec 4, 5, 7(mat). =z1c =orch

Dec 06 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festival of Carols. Noel Edison, conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $40; $35(sr/st). =z3 =chor

Dec 06 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Masterworks: Best of Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky: Jurisprudence March; Piano Concerto No.1; The Nutcracker (Act II). Alice Sara Ott, piano; Cristian Măcelaru, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38.75-$169. Also Dec 3. =z1c =orch =pian

Dec 06 8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. A Garland of Carols. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Holst: Christmas Day; works by Phllips, Rutter, Chilcott and others. Ron Ka Ming Cheung, conductor; John Stephenson, piano. Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1w =chor =voic

Dec 07 10:30am: Music at St. Andrew's. Advent Choral Service. Works by Mendelssohn, Ives and Burchard. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =relg

Dec 07 1:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Sing Loo. Choristers will "sing their pledges" to thank donors for their support of the choir's annual sing-a-thon fundraiser. Elise Bradley, Carole Anderson, Judith Bean and Matthew Otto, conductors. Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel lobby, 123 Queen St. W. 416-932-8666 x231. Free. =z1c =chor =kids =othr

Dec 07 1:15: Mooredale Concerts. Music and Truffles: Jalbert and Song. Interactive performance for young audiences. David Jalbert and Wonny Song, pianos. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714 x103. $13(includes a chocolate truffle at conclusion). =z1c =cham =kids =pian

Dec 07 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Concert Series. Ed Vokurka: Jazz Violin. Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-397-9887. Free. =z1e =jazz

Dec 07 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. SOLD OUT. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 07 2:00: Off Centre Music Salon. Russian Salon: St. Petersburg, Petrograd, Leningrad ... St. Petersburg. Stravinsky: L'histoire de soldat; other works. Marie Bérard, violin; Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Erica Iris Huang, mezzo; Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin, piano; William Webster, actor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-466-1870. $60; $50(sr); $25 (age13-25); $15(child). =z1c =cham =pian =voic

Dec 07 2:00: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: John O’Conor & Desmond Hoebig. Nocturnes by Field and Chopin; Beethoven: Cello Sonata No.3; Schumann: Piano Quintet. John O'Conor, piano; Desmond Hoebig, cello; guests, other members of RCM Faculty. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $32. =z1c =cham =must =othr =pian

Dec 07 2:00: St. Barnabas on the Danforth. Empire Trio. Works by Haydn, Vivaldi, J. Kenins and T. Kenins. 361 Danforth Ave. 905-477-7042. Freewill offering. =z1c =cham

Dec 07 2:30: Bel Canto Singers. The Most Wonderful Time of Year. Jacqueline Mokrzewski, piano; Linda Meyer, conductor. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15. Also 7:30. =z1 =chor =pian

Dec 07 2:30: Onstage Productions. Sounds of Christmas. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 416-556-9552. $28. =z3 =chor =orch

Dec 07 2:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Choirs in Concert: Gloria! Young Voices Toronto (Zimfira Poloz, conductor), MacMillan Singers, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus; André Heywood, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor

Dec 07 3:00: Arraymusic. Udo Kasemets, Uncompromising Experimentalist, Day Two. Musical tribute to one of Toronto's most respected thinkers and composers. Array Ensemble. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. $15. 2:00: Pre-concert talk. Reception to follow. See also Dec 6. =z1c =newm

Dec 07 3:00: Harmony Singers. It's the Holiday Season! Cool Santa, Winter Wonderland, Christmas in Killarney, The Secret of Christmas and other songs. Guest: Etobicoke School of the Arts scholarship winner. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5821. $20; $15(sr/st). =z1w =chor

Dec 07 3:00: Hart House. Sunday Concerts. Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Stephen Runge, piano. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Free. =z1c =pian =voic

Dec 07 3:00: Opera by Request. Humperdinck:  Hansel and Gretel. Sarah Helmers, mezzo (Hansel); Brittany Stewart, soprano (Gretel); Roz McArthur, mezzo (Witch); Austin Larusson, baritone (Father); and others; William Shookhoff, piano/music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper

Dec 07 3:00: Orchestra Toronto. The Snowman. The Snowman (animated film) w. orchestral and choral accompaniment; Burry: A Hockey Cantata (world premiere); Plau: Concerto for Tuba and Strings. Jarrett McCourt, tuba; guests: Bach Children’s Chorus. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 855-985-2787. $43; $37(sr); $15(OTopus, child). =z1n =chor =orch =othr

Dec 07 3:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Winter Nights. J.S.Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part II; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland; Martin: Winter Nights. Michele Bogdanowicz, mezzo; Sean Clark, tenor; Doug MacNaughton, baritone. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-786-2509. $35; $30(sr); $25(st). Also Dec 6(eve). =z1c =chor =voic

Dec 07 3:00: Riverdale Share Community Association. 22nd Annual Riverdale Share Concert. Steve Briggs, band leader; Tom Leighton, music director. Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. 416-721-4262. $20 plus a non-perishable food donation. Proceeds benefit families in need and other community charities. =z1c =folk =jazz =kids =band

Dec 07 3:00: St. Anne's Anglican Church. Cantate: A Neighbourhood Christmas Concert. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Handel: Messiah (excerpts); carol-sing. Choir of St. Anne's; Junction Trio & Friends; Matthew Otto, conductor. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. $15; free(child). In support of Youth Scholarship Program, Div. 14, Community Police Liaison Committee. =z1c =chor =orch =othr

Dec 07 3:00: St. Michael’s Choir School. St Michael's Choir School at Massey Hall. Christmas Concert. Jerzy Cichocki, Teri Dunn and Kathleen Allan, conductors; William O'Meara, accompanist; guests: True North Brass; Schola Cantorum Strings. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $20-$50. =z1c =chor =othr

Dec 07 3:00: Symphony on the Bay. Christmas Treats. Corelli: Christmas Concerto; Reed: Russian Christmas Music; Baer: God Bless Us Everyone (narration by Burlington’s Gregory Cross); carol sing-along. Guests: Burlington Civic Chorale Choir (Gary Fisher, musical director). Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $18–$31. =z2 =chor =orch =othr

Dec 07 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. A Celebration of Canadian Composers. Kodály: Duo for violin and cello; Cherney: "Stillness of the 7th Autumn"; Schubert: Trio No.1 in b for piano, violin and cello. Patricia Parr, piano; Erika Raum, violin; Winona Zelenka, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-654-0877. $25; $20(st). Post-concert meet and greet with artists. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

Dec 07 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Family Christmas Concert: The Bear. Anderson: A Christmas Festival; Delius: Sleigh Ride; Blake: The Bear; Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden (Dance of the Tumblers); Tchaikovsky: Suite from The Nutcracker Op.71a; and other works. Alex Hetherington, soprano; Owen McCausland, tenor; Mark S. Doss, bass; Tom Allen, narrator; Cawthra Park Chamber Choir; The Holiday Dancers; David Amado, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $25-$65; $20-$39(child). Recommended for children aged 5-12. No children under 2. Free intermission art activity with Avenue Road Arts School. =z1c =chor =danc =orch

Dec 07 3:00: Wesley Mimico United Church. The Four Men CD Launch. Ballads, Maritime folk songs, Broadway show tunes, jazz and pop hits, songs from CD "Inspired" and Christmas music. Mimico Presbyterian Church, 119 Mimico Ave. 416-251-5811. $20; $15(sr); $10(youth); free(under7). Fundraising concert for Mission and Service Fund. =z1w =folk =othr =voic

Dec 07 3:15: Mooredale Concerts. Piano Dialogue with David Jalbert and Wonny Song. Music for two pianos. Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata; Poulenc: Les soirées de Nazelles; Ravel: Ma Mère l’Oye "Mother Goose" M.60; Schubert: Fantasie in f D940 Op.103; Rachmaninoff Suite No.2 Op.17. David Jalbert and Wonny Song, pianos. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-922-3714 x103. $30; $20(under 30). =z1c =pian

Dec 07 3:30: Tafelmusik. The French Connection. Rebel: Les Éléments; and works by Campra, Corrette, Leclair and Rameau. Amandine Beyer, violin and conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $37-$89; $29-$79(sr); $15-$79(under 36). Also Dec 4-6. =z1c =orch

Dec 07 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 07 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ music for Advent. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =orgn

Dec 07 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Christmas Vespers. Ellington and Strayhorn: The Nutcracker Suite. Brian Barlow Big Band. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =othr =relg

Dec 07 7:00: Kir Stefan the Serb Choir. Remembrance. In commemoration of St. Mokranjac. Jasmina Vucurovic, conductor, and others. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 888-222-6608. $30; $15(sr/st). =z1c =chor

Dec 07 7:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble. Annual Christmas Concert. Cooksville United Church, 2500 Mimosa Row, Mississauga. 905-270-4757. $20; $10(sr/child). =z2 =jazz =othr =band

Dec 07 7:30: Bel Canto Singers. The Most Wonderful Time of Year. Jacqueline Mokrzewski, piano; Linda Meyer, conductor. St. Dunstan of Canterbury, 56 Lawson Rd., Scarborough. 416-286-8260. $15. Also 2:30. =z1 =chor =pian

Dec 07 7:30: Echo Women’s Choir. The Divine Feminine. Hammond: The Sixth Day of December; Von Bingen: 12th-century chant; 19th-century American Shaker song of encouragement; Carillo: Ave Maria; Busto: Salve Regina; and other works. Becca Whitla, piano and conductor; Deanna Yerichuk, conductor; Alan Gasser, conductor. Guests: Marie-Lynn Hammond; Stringband with Bob Bossin. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-779-5554. $20/$15(adv); $10(sr/child/un(un)derwaged). =z1c =chor =othr =pian

Dec 07 7:30: Leaside United Church. Lessons and Carols. Larson: In Silence We Wait; Carter: Mary's Magnificat; Parotta: Just One Child; Ewer: Go Tell It on the Mountain; Rutter: Child in a Manger; and other works. Chancel Choir of Leaside United; Sharon L. Beckstead, conductor; C Flats Jazz Band; Cynda Fleming, conductor. 822 Millwood Rd. 416-425-1253. Freewill offering. In  support of the Out of the Cold Program. =z1c =chor =jazz =relg =band

Dec 07 8:00: Musideum. Steve Koven and Jayson Dale. Jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz =voic

Dec 08 7:30: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. The Joy of Christmas. Traditional Christmas style. Robert Richardson, director; Lona Richardson, accompanist; guest musicians. Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. By donation to Thornhill Christmas Assistance Program. Seasonal reception. =z1 =chor =othr

Dec 08 7:30: Toronto Masque Theatre. A Very Merry TMT Christmas. An old-fashioned seasonal celebration, masque-style. Lizzie Hetherington, soprano; Jean Edwards, soprano; Jessica Wright, mezzo; Kathleen Kajioka and Larry Beckwith, violins; Christopher Bagan, piano. Shaftesbury Studio, 21 Shaftesbury Ave. 416-410-4561. $20; $15(under 30). Snacks, cash bar and seasonal silent auction. =z1c =earl =voic =othr =pian

Dec 08 7:30: University of St. Michael’s College. Inspired by Venice. Monteverdi: Beatus Vir; Confitebor Tibi all Francese; Grandi: Ave Maris Stella; Tunder: Dominus Illuminatio mea; Schütz: Singet dem Herrn; canzonas by Gabrieli and Schein; and other works. Musicians In Ordinary (Hallie Fishel, soprano; Christopher Verrette, baroque violin); St. Michael’s Schola Cantorum (Michael O’Connor, conductor). St. Basil's Church, University of St. Michael's College, 50 St. Joseph St. 416-535-9956. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =chor =earl =othr =voic

Dec 08 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. PianoFest. Students from the piano department. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also Dec 10, 12. =z1c =pian

Dec 08 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $39.50-$69.50. =z1c =othr =voic

Dec 09 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Apparations. Music commemorating the two World Wars and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Artists of The Glenn Gould School; Brian Current, music director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham

Dec 09 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham

Dec 09 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 09 7:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic. audiopollination. A smorgasbord of improvisation. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =impr

Dec 09 7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Duo AquaDulci. Pierre-André Pashley, violin; Renee Kruisselbrink, piano; and others. St. Paul's United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. By donation. =z2 =cham =pian =othr

Dec 09 8:00: Gallery 345. Carissa Klopoushak & Philip Chiu. Works for violin and piano by Debussy, Janacek, Willan, Viver, Carrabré. Carissa Klopoushak, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;$10(st). =z1w =cham =othr =pian

Dec 09 8:00: Musideum. Sunday Wilde. Blues/Roots. Sunday Wilde, vocals w. Reno Jack, upright bass. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr

Dec 09 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: Celtic Christmas with Donnell Leahy & Family. Stephenson: Holiday Overture; Herbert: “Hail to Christmas”; Herman: “The Best Christmas of All”; Bernard: “Winter Wonderland”; Leahy: Sleigh Ride Medley; Tunes A-Plenty; and other seasonal works. Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$110. Also Dec 10(mat & eve). =z1c =chor =folk =orch

Dec 10 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Sax Appeal. Four young artists of Humber College’s jazz program; Alex Dean, music director. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz

Dec 10 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops Matinee: Celtic Christmas with Donnell Leahy & Family. Stephenson: Holiday Overture; Herbert: “Hail to Christmas”; Herman: “The Best Christmas of All”; Bernard: “Winter Wonderland”; Leahy: Sleigh Ride Medley; Tunes A-Plenty; and other seasonal works. Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29-$82. Also 8:00; Dec 9(eve). =z1c =chor =folk =orch

Dec 10 3:00: Opera by Request. Zarzuela: Luisa Fernanda. Torroba. Karla Berganza, soprano (Luisa Fernanda); Pablo Benitez, tenor (Javier); Tsu-ching Yu, soprano (Carolina); Marco Petracchi, baritone (Vidal); Jenny Cohen, mezzo (Rosa); Larry Tozer, baritone (Nogales); Margaret Bardos, mezzo (Mariana); Jeannette Burgos, actor (Anibal); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper

Dec 10 7:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 10 7:30: group of 27. Holiday Party! Krisztina Szabo, soprano, Eric Paetkau, conductor. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-323-1292. PWYC. =z1c =cham =voic

Dec 10 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Festival of Carols. Canadian Staff Band; James Bourne, piano; Michael Bloss, organ; Noel Edison, and Caron Daley, conductors; John Lam, bandmaster. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-578-0422x221. $35–$76; $35–$70(sr); $20(30 and under). =z1c =chor =orgn =pian

Dec 10 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. PianoFest. Students from the piano department. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also Dec 8, 12. =z1c =pian

Dec 10 8:00: Gallery 345. Julia Pal CD Release. Dual CD release. Selections from "Frail Gesture" (8 poems by e.e.cummings, set by Pal, arranged by Andrew Downing; selections from "Imprint" (a personal selection of jazz and pop standards). Julia Pal, voice; and others. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $20;$10(st). =z1w =othr =pian =voic

Dec 10 8:00: Incontra Vocal Ensemble. O Magnum Mysterium. Works by Chilcott, Halley, Lauridsen, Rutter, Victoria and other carols and Christmas works. Matthew Otto, conductor. St. Joseph's Chapel, Regis College, University of Toronto, 100 Wellesley St. W. 416-922-5474. $25; $15(st). =z1c =chor

Dec 10 8:00: Musideum. Mike Gennaro Presents.. Experimental. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =othr =impr

Dec 10 8:00: North York Concert Orchestra. Wednesday Night at the Opera. Rafael Luz, conductor. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-628-9195. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =oper =orch

Dec 10 8:00: The Toronto Oratory. J.S. Bach, Cantata 36. J.S. Bach: Cantata 36 "Schwingt freudig euch empor"; Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736, and the Prelude & Fugue in D Major, BWV 532; other works: Sung Compline incl. settings of Te lucis ante terminum. Andrea Ludwig, soprano; Richard Whittall, alto; Jamie Tuttle, tenor; Paul Oros, bass; Baroque orchestra (Christopher Verrette, leader); Philippe Fournier, organ. The Oratory, Holy Family Church, 1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. Free. =z1c =earl =orgn =relg =voic

Dec 10 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Pops: Celtic Christmas with Donnell Leahy & Family. Stephenson: Holiday Overture; Herbert: “Hail to Christmas”; Herman: “The Best Christmas of All”; Bernard: “Winter Wonderland”; Leahy: Sleigh Ride Medley; Tunes A-Plenty; and other seasonal works. Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus; Steven Reineke, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$110. Also 2:00; Dec 9(eve). =z1c =chor =folk =orch

Dec 11 10:00am: Kingsway Conservatory of Music. Christmas with Markus! Children’s Cushion Concert. 2848 Bloor Street W., Etobicoke. 416-234-0121. $5. Please reserve tickets in advance. =z1w =kids

Dec 11 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Andre Rakus, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =orgn

Dec 11 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John. A modern interpretation of Don Giovanni with a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello); Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director; Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-792-1268. $40. Also Dec 13,15,17,19. =z1c =

Dec 11 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Barenaked Ladies - Hits & Holiday Songs! Leontovych: “Carol of the Bells”; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Trépak); and seasonal songs performed by Barenaked Ladies. Lucas Waldin, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $25-$69. Also Dec 12. =z1c =orch =othr

Dec 11 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. Ensemble Polaris: Definitely Not The Nutcracker. Arrangements of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker; folk tunes of the times with Scandinavian bluegrass, Klezmer, Celtic, Chinese classical influences. 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $30; $25(advance). =z3 =cham =worl

Dec 11 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 11 8:00: Music Toronto. Discovery Series: Trio D'Argento with Barbara Croall. Beethoven: Trio WoO 37 for flute, clarinet and piano; Jacques Ibert: Deux Interludes; Russell Peterson: Trio for flute; Barbara Croall:           Manidoog (Spirits/Spirit beings). Sibylle Marquardt, flute; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Anna Romai, piano; Barbara Croall. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $21.50; $10(st). =z1c =cham =othr =pian

Dec 11 8:00: Musideum. Steve Amirault. Jazz. Steve Amirault, piano/vocals. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz =pian =voic

Dec 11 8:00: New Music Concerts. An Evening with Marco Stroppa and Benny Sluchin. Stroppa: of Silence; Steenhuisen: Anthropo; Carter: Epigrams; Stroppa: From Needle’s Eye. Benny Sluchin, trombone; Wallace Halladay, saxophone; New Music Concerts Ensemble; Robert Aitken, conductor. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-961-9594. $35; $25(sr/arts worker); $10(st). 7:15: introduction. =z1c =newm =othr

Dec 12 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Dec 12 7:00: Etobicoke Philharmonic. Christmas Chestnuts. Around the World at Christmas Time(arr. B. Chase); Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate(Tu Virginum Corona and Alleluja); Anderson: The Christmas Festival; Rimsky-Korsakov:  The Snow Maiden(Dance of the Tumblers); Adams: O Holy Night; and other works. Guest: Allison Cecilia Arends, soprano. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-239-5665. $25; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1w =orch =voic

Dec 12 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. Nicole Lizée Presents: “Bookburners” CD Launch. Nicole Lizée, composer & turntables; Megumi Masaki, piano; Steve Raegele, guitar; Ben Reimer, percussion. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. 7:00: Doors open. Light refreshments. =z1c =newm =othr =pian

Dec 12 7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. Handel's Messiah. Erin Bardua, soprano; Rebecca Claborn, mezzo; Andrew Haji, tenor; Giles Tomkins, bass; The professional choir of St. James Cathedral; Talisker Players Orchestra; Vicki St. Pierre, conductor. 65 Church St. 16-364-7865 ext. 245. $40;$35(sr/st). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 12 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also Dec 13(mat/eve), 14, 19(mat), 20(mat/eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 12 7:30: St. Thomas's Anglican Church/Poculi Ludique Societas. A Medieval Christmas: With Song We Seek Our Saviour. Select plays from the York Mystery cycle. Larry Beckwith, conductor. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-978-5096. $20; $15(sr); $10(st). Also Dec 13(mat & eve). =z1c =chor =earl =must =othr

Dec 12 7:30: Surinder S. Mundra. A Choral Christmas from across Europe. European choral Christmas music from early Renaissance to present day. Iris Rodrigues, soprano; Chiaroscuro Chamber Singers; Surinder S. Mundra, conductor. St. George's Anglican Church (Pickering Village), 77 Randall Dr., Ajax. 905-683-7981. $30; $25(st). Refreshments during intermission and after concert. Benefits Church Outreach Programs. =z4 =chor =earl

Dec 12 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Barenaked Ladies - Hits & Holiday Songs! Leontovych: “Carol of the Bells”; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Trépak); and seasonal songs performed by Barenaked Ladies. Lucas Waldin, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $25-$69. Also Dec 11. =z1c =orch =othr

Dec 12 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. PianoFest. Students from the piano department. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Also Dec 8, 10. =z1c =pian

Dec 12 7:30: Univox Choirs of Toronto. Winter Song. Works by Raminsh, Gjeilo, Pärt, Rabinovitch, Hatfield, and Donkin. Florivox Women's Choir; Frances Farrell, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-697-9561. $25/$20(adv/sr/st). In support of  Sistering. =z1c =chor

Dec 12 7:30: Westwood Concerts. Night and Dreams. Works by Schubert, Fauré, Debussy and others. Kripa Nageshwar, soprano; Michael Westwood, clarinet; Chad Heltzel, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 289-987-4877. $20. =z1c =cham =pian =voic

Dec 12 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. In Concert. Guest: O'Neil Chamber Choir. Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson St., Whitby. 905-666-2049. $15; $10(sr/st). 6:45: Pre-concert music by the Whitby Junior Brass Band. =z4 =band =chor

Dec 12 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Lara Bello: Reflections of Granada. Music drawing on classical music and jazz, flamenco dance and song. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $60, $50, $45. =z1c =voic =worl =danc =othr

Dec 12 8:00: Baarbad Music. Keivan Saket, Salar Aghili and Baarbad Ensemble. Persian classical and contemporary music. City Playhouse Theatre, 1000 New Westminster Dr., Thornhill. 416-823-9042. $45. =z3 =cham =newm =worl

Dec 12 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 12 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood. Improvisational jazz, rock, soul, blues and reggae. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $29.50-$89.50. =z1c =jazz =othr =impr

Dec 12 8:00: Elixir Baroque Ensemble. The Annual Elixir Mixer. CANCELLED. Three, four and solo violin concertos by Telemann, Valentini, Vivaldi,nand Leclair; works for obbligato, harpsichord and more. St. Barnabas Church, Anglican, 361 Danforth Avenue. 416-463-1344. $20;$10(sr/st). =z1c =cham =earl =othr

Dec 12 8:00: Flato Markham Theatre. All That Jazz Series: An Evening with Matt Dusk. Songs from CD My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook; and holiday favourites. 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $54-$59. =z3 =jazz =voic

Dec 12 8:00: Gallery 345. The Path Home. An Evening of Celebration with Lee Pui Ming, piano, Dong-Won Kim, Korean drum; Rob Clutton, bass; Mary Ganzon, movement; Randi Helmers, voice/visual art. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $25;$15(st and art workers). =z1w =danc =othr =pian =worl

Dec 12 8:00: Musideum. Stephanie Martin, singer/songwriter. Show 1. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =voic

Dec 12 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Music Mix: Hot Sardines and the Barbra Lica Quintet. Two young energetic jazz bands, one Canadian and the other from New York City. Elizabeth Bougerol and Barbra Lica, lead vocals. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25-$65. =z1c =jazz

Dec 12 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Chopin. Piano Concerto No.1 in e for Violin and Orchestra(arr. Arman); Pokorny: Flute Concerto in D;  Morlacchi: The Swiss Shepherd; Beethoven: Sinfonia Op.18 No.1(arr. Arman). Anastasia Rizikov, piano; Mario Carbotta, flute; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. $39; $32(sr); $12(st). =z1c =orch =pian =othr

Dec 12 8:00: Toronto Consort. Little Barley-Corne: Yuletide Revels from the Renaissance. Celebration of the festivals of winter in the spirit of revelry and merry-making. English ballads, country dance tunes and French noëls. Guest: David Greenberg, fiddle. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(30 and under). Also Dec 13, 14(mat). =z1c =cham =earl =voic =othr

Dec 13 1:30: Oakville Children's Choir. Community Carol Concert. Guest: Simon Walker, organ. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-337-7104. $25; $20(sr); $15(child). Also 4:00. =z2 =chor =kids =orgn =voic

Dec 13 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 13 2:00: The King Music Collective. Holiday-Themed Series Debut Event. Music of Peter Appleyard and Oscar Peterson; other works. John Sherwood, piano; Paul Novotny, bass; Terry Clarke, drums. TKMC, 15785 8th Concession, King Township. 1-800-838=3006 ex.1. $30. Ticket price includes a beverage and snack. =z3 =jazz =othr =pian

Dec 13 2:00: Toronto Public Library. Lunchtime Music - Welcome Winter with Song. Singalong of popular and seasonal music. Linda Eyman. Deer Park Library, 40 St. Clair E. 416-393-7657. Free. =z1c =voic

Dec 13 2:30: St. Thomas's Anglican Church/Poculi Ludique Societas. A Medieval Christmas: With Song We Seek Our Saviour. Select plays from the York Mystery cycle. Larry Beckwith, conductor. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-978-5096. $20; $15(sr); $10(st). Also 7:30; Dec 12. =z1c =chor =earl =must =othr

Dec 13 3:00: The Salvation Army. Christmas with The Salvation Army. Guests: singer Robert Pilon; The Toronto Northern Lights Chorus (Steve Armstrong, musical director); The Festival Chorus; The Salvation Army's Canadian Staff Band (John Lam, bandmaster). Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $20-$30. =z1c =band =chor =voic

Dec 13 4:00: Oakville Children's Choir. Community Carol Concert. Guest: Simon Walker, organ. St. John’s United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-337-7104. $25; $20(sr); $15(child). Also 1:30. =z2 =chor =kids =orgn =voic

Dec 13 4:00: Pax Christi Chorale. Children’s Messiah. Handel: favourite choruses and arias. Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC; free(child). =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 13 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also Dec 12(eve), 13(eve), 14(eve), 19, 20(mat/eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 13 5:00: St. Elizabeth RC Church. Christmas Concert. Pachelbel, Esterhazy and Christmas Carols. St Elizabeth Scola Cantorum and Children Choir’s. 432 Sheppard Ave. E. 416-441-9300. $20/$10(st). Post-concert reception. =z1n =chor

Dec 13 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. CMC on the 13th: Canucks à la Carte II - The 21st Century Virtuoso. Canadian works in the festive spirit. Sean Clark, tenor. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. $20/$15(adv). 7:00: Doors open. Light refreshments. =z1c =newm =voic

Dec 13 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John. A modern interpretation of Don Giovanni with a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello); Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director; Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-792-1268. $40. Also Dec 11, 15, 17, 19. =z1c =

Dec 13 7:30: Amadeus Choir. Sure on This Shining Night. Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night; works by Wilberg, Daley and Willcocks, winning compositions from the Amadeus Choir 28th Annual Seasonal Song-Writing Competition – children and youth category. Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto (Lydia Adams, conductor); Bach Children's Chorus (Linda Beaupré, conductor); Trillium Brass; Ed Reiffel, percussion; Eleanor Daley and Shawn Grenke, piano and organ. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-446-0188. $15-$40. =z1c =chor =orgn =othr =pian

Dec 13 7:30: Annex Singers. The Ice Storm. Choral drama; works by  Purcell, Elgar, Tavener and  Lightfoot; and other seasonal works. Vickie Papavs, Richard Partington and Murray Furrow, actors; Maria Case, music director. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 647-888-1979. $20; $15(sr/st); free(under 13). =z1c =chor =othr =must

Dec 13 7:30: Ardeleana Chamber Music Society. Gloria! Vivaldi: Gloria; and other orchestral and seasonal works. Ardeleana Academy Soloists; Blue Bridge Festival Choir and Orchestra. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Newmarket), 484 Water St., Newmarket. 289-796-0130. $20; $15(sr/st). =z3 =chor =orch

Dec 13 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also Dec 12, 13(mat), 14, 19(mat), 20(mat/eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 13 7:30: Espressivo Singers. Stille Nacht: Christmas with a German Accent. Christmas choral music from German composers and arrangements of carols from German-speaking countries. J-C. Coolen, conductor. Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby. 905-435-3439. $20; $14(under 13). =z4 =chor

Dec 13 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Academy Chamber Orchestra. String students from the RCM's Young Artists Academy. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). =z1c =kids =orch

Dec 13 7:30: St. Thomas's Anglican Church/Poculi Ludique Societas. A Medieval Christmas: With Song We Seek Our Saviour. Select plays from the York Mystery cycle. Larry Beckwith, conductor. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-978-5096. $20; $15(sr); $10(st). Also 2:30; Dec 12. =z1c =chor =earl =must =othr

Dec 13 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert #2. Albano/Gay: Alice in Wonderland (Finale); A Dickens of a Christmas (medley); Burry: The Hobbit ("Far Over the Misty Mountains"); Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 in E-flat K417; Hely-Hutchinson: Carol Symphony; and seasonal favorites. Canadian Children's Opera Company; Samir Abd-Elmessih, horn. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. $33-$53; $28-$43(sr/st); free(under 12). =z1e =orch =chor =othr =oper

Dec 13 8:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 13 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Barra MacNeils. Guests: Rose Cousins, David Francey and Lennie Gallant. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $29.50-$69.50. =z1c =folk =othr

Dec 13 8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. A Night with Beethoven. Beethoven: Romance for violin and orchestra No.2 in F; Concerto for piano and orchestra No.3 in c; Concerto for piano and orchestra No.4 in G. Kristian Alexander, conductor; Younggun Kim, piano; Marie-Andrée Gray, violin; Alexa Petrenko, host. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $15-$35. 7:15: pre-concert talk. =z3 =orch =othr =pian

Dec 13 8:00: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Hallelujah! Messiah and Friends. Handel: Messiah(highlights); Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part 1. Guest chorus and solo vocals. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. $48–$62. =z2 =chor =orch =voic

Dec 13 8:00: Musideum. Stephanie Martin, singer/songwriter. Show 2. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =voic

Dec 13 8:00: Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra. Holiday Spectacular on the Hill. Holiday pop and classical works. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $29; $24(sr/st); $9(under 13). 7:15: pre-concert talk. =z3 =orch

Dec 13 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Vocal Concerts: Marcello Giordani with Bruce Stasyna and Ashley Thouret. Arias and songs by Bellini, Donaudy, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Verdi, Tosti and Puccini. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40-$95. =z1c =voic =oper

Dec 13 8:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. A Swingin' Christmas. Includes arrangements by Clooney, Gormé & Lawrence, Straight No Chaser, Armstrong and other big band standards. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000. $30. =z2 =band

Dec 13 8:00: Toronto Chamber Choir. Beautiful as a Dove: Songs of Mary. A journey through several centuries, from medieval chant to the Afro-American spiritual. Donaldson: Mary, the Rose (premiere). Guest: Julia Seager-Scott, Baroque and modern harps; Lucas Harris, conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-763-1695. $30; $25(sr); $12.50(under 30). Coffee, tea and home baking follow. =z1c =chor =earl =worl =othr

Dec 13 8:00: Toronto Consort. Little Barley-Corne: Yuletide Revels from the Renaissance. Celebration of the festivals of winter in the spirit of revelry and merry-making. English ballads, country dance tunes and French noëls. Guest: David Greenberg, fiddle. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(30 and under). Also Dec 12, 14(mat). =z1c =cham =earl =voic

Dec 14 10:30am: Church of the Ascension. An interactive Christmas Pageant and Family Service. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Free will offering. =z1c =relg

Dec 14 1:30: Oakville Symphony. Family Christmas Concert. Seasonal favourites. Oakville Children’s Choir; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $25; $21(sr); $13(st). Also 4:00. =z2 =chor =orch

Dec 14 2:00: City of Toronto. Sunday Concert Series. The Royal Regiment of Canada Band. Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-397-9887. Free. =z1e =band

Dec 14 2:00: Civic Light-Opera Company. The Judy Garland Christmas Show (That never was!). Caroline Moro-Dalicando as Judy; Eric Botosan; Mickey Brown; Joe Cascone; David Haines and others. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch E. 416-755-1717. $28. Also Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13 (Start times vary). =z1n =must

Dec 14 2:00: Festival Wind Orchestra. Holiday Reflections. Benoît Chantry: Two Marimba Reflection, and other works. Keli Schmidt, marimba; Keith Reid, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-205-5551. $20; $15(sr/st); free(child). =z1c =othr =orch

Dec 14 2:00: Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation Concert Series. Toronto Beach Chorale. Works from modern to Mozart. Mervin William Fick, conductor. Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Rd. 416-686-6809. $15. =z1c =chor

Dec 14 2:00: Pickering Community Concert Band. Yuletide for Band. Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire; Gaudete (arr. Hunter; world premiere); Hark the Herald Angels Sing (arr. Breen); A Christmas Festival; Sleigh Ride; audience sing-along. Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Dr., Ajax. 905-427-5443. $15; $10(sr/under 18). =z4 =band =chor

Dec 14 2:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. A Swingin' Christmas. Includes arrangements by Clooney, Gormé & Lawrence, Straight No Chaser, Armstrong and other big band standards. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. $35. =z3 =band

Dec 14 3:00: Musideum. Sarah Teitel. Singer/songwriter. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =voic

Dec 14 3:00: Royal Conservatory. Vocal Concerts: King's Singers. A capella songs for Christmas by Lassus, Byrd, Howells, Head, and Poulenc, as well as traditional Catalan folk songs. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35-$90. =z1c =chor

Dec 14 3:30: Living Arts Centre. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Arrangements and orchestrations by Timothy Splain. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. $45-$60; $36-$48(children). Also 7:30. =z2 =must

Dec 14 3:30: Toronto Consort. Little Barley-Corne: Yuletide Revels from the Renaissance. Celebration of the festivals of winter in the spirit of revelry and merry-making. English ballads, country dance tunes and French noëls. Guest: David Greenberg, fiddle. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $26-$61; $21-$55(sr); $10(30 and under). Also Dec 12(eve), 13(eve). =z1c =cham =earl =voic

Dec 14 4:00: ASLAN Boys Choir of Toronto. Christmas with the ASLAN Boys Choir. Traditional and contemporary Christmas favourites. Thomas Bell, conductor. Guest: Norman Engel, trumpet. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-859-7464. $15; $5(child). =z1 =chor =othr

Dec 14 4:00: Aurora United Church Chancel Choir and Handbell Ensembles. Carols by Candlelight: A Quiet Christmas. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. Freewill offering. Also 7:30. Refreshments to follow. =z3 =chor =othr

Dec 14 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 14 4:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church. All This Night. Christmas celebration with carols, choir, brass and organ. Works by Daley, Lauridsen, Rutter, Willcocks and others. Andrew Adair, organ; Shawn Grenke, conductor. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. $30; $15(st). =z1c =chor =orgn =relg

Dec 14 4:00: Oakville Symphony. Family Christmas Concert. Seasonal favourites. Oakville Children’s Choir; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $25; $21(sr); $13(st). Also 1:30. =z2 =chor =orch

Dec 14 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Christmas Jazz Vespers: Mark Eisenman Quartet. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. =z1w =jazz =relg

Dec 14 4:00: Toronto Classical Singers. Vaughan Williams’ Hodie. Sandra Boyes, Adrian Kramer, and James Baldwin, solos; Elora Youth Singers (Emily Petrenko, conductor); Talisker Players Orchestra (Jurgen Petrenko, conductor). Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-443-1490. $25-$30. =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 14 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Carols by Candlelight. Traditional candlelight choral presentation. Choirs and musicians of Yorkminster Park. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =chor =orgn =relg

Dec 14 7:00: Sam Broverman. A Jewish Boy’s Christmas. Cabaret show. Sam Broverman, vocals; Jordan O’Connor, bass; Peter Hill, piano; members of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Guest Whitney Ross-Barris, vocals. Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. $15. =z1c =jazz =othr =must =chor

Dec 14 7:00: Somewhere There/Arraymusic. Somewhere There Concert. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. PWYC. =z1c =newm =impr

Dec 14 7:00: The Choir of Trinity-St. Paul's United Church/VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. Carols by Candlelight. L'Arche Daybreak, spirit dancers. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-788-8482. Free. =z1c =chor =danc =othr

Dec 14 7:00: Theatre 20. 2nd Annual Holiday Cabaret. Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge Street. 416-847-6327. $20. =z1c =

Dec 14 7:30: Aurora United Church Chancel Choir and Handbell Ensembles. Carols by Candlelight: A Quiet Christmas. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 905-727-6101. Freewill offering. Also 4:00. Refreshments to follow. =z3 =chor =othr

Dec 14 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also Dec 12, 13(mat/eve), 19(mat), 20(mat/eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 14 7:30: Living Arts Centre. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Arrangements and orchestrations by Timothy Splain. 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888. $45-$60; $36-$48(children). Also 7:30. =z2 =must

Dec 14 7:30: the studio @ west hill. Singing the Season: A Secular Sing-Along. Traditional Christmas carols reworded for secular and atheist audiences. Scott Kearns, piano, and guests. Audience participation. West Hill United Church, 62 Orchard Park Dr., Scarborough. 416-282-8566. Free. 7:15: Tree lighting. Refreshments to follow. =z1e =chor =othr =pian

Dec 14 8:00: John Findlay. IN2 The Spirit. Carol of the Bells, Little Drummer Boy, Silent Night, White Christmas and other seasonal works. Jackie Richardson, Barbra Lica and Michael Dunston, vocals; Robi Botos, piano; Mike Murley, sax. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635 x0. $35/$40(res). Proceeds of CD sales go to Covenant House. =z1c =jazz =othr =voic

Dec 14 8:00: Music Gallery/Kith and Kin. Kith and Kin Holiday Wassail. Featuring medieval carols, rousing sing-alongs, and seasonal music from Appalachia, the British Isles and the shape-note tradition. Kith and Kin trio: Ivy Mairi, Martha Mairi, Kathleen McDonnell; choir; Shadowland Theatre. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-961-9594. $17/$15(adv); $10(member); free(under 12). =z1c =chor =folk =must =othr =voic =worl

Dec 14 8:00: That Choir. Carols by Candlelight. Runestad: Alleluia; Mealor: The Holly & the Ivy; Whitacre: Lux Nova; Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium; and other carols. Craig Pike, conductor. Guests: Cawthra Park Chamber Choir (Robert Anderson, conductor; Jeanne Yuen, piano). Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-460-1783. $25; $15(sr/arts workers); $5(st). =z1c =chor =pian

Dec 15 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Chamber Music Concert–The Haydn Challenge. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =pian

Dec 15 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John. A modern interpretation of Don Giovanni with a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello); Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director; Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-792-1268. $40. Also Dec 11, 13, 17, 19. =z1c =

Dec 15 7:30: Art of Time Ensemble. Madeleine Peyroux with the Art of Time Ensemble. A programme of Peyroux's favourite songs. Madeleine Peyroux; Art of Time Ensemble (Andrew Burashko, director). Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. $25-$59. =z1c =cham =voic

Dec 15 8:00: Uxbridge Messiah Singers. 18th biennial rendition of Handel's Messiah. 100-voice choir; professional orchestra; Sasha Liebich-Tait, soprano; Jennifer Neveu, alto; Adam Bishop, tenor; Jonathan Liebich, baritone; Thomas Baker, conductor. Trinity United Church (Uxbridge), 20 First Ave., Uxbridge. 905-722-0133. Free ($20 suggested donation). Also Dec 16. =z4 =chor =orch =voic

Dec 16 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 16 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Cantautore: Here and Now. Presentation of jazz-world music project Espresso Manifesto, a reinterpretation of Italian music and culture. Daniela Nardi, singer-songwriter. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz =voic =worl

Dec 16 7:30: Canadian Music Centre. CD Launch: Myth, Legend, Romance. Pre-release event for Elizabeth Raum's new CD of concertos. Elizabeth Raum, composer; Erika Raum, violin; Rivka Golani, viola. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. 7:00: Doors open. Light refreshments. =z1c =newm =othr

Dec 16 7:30: Hannaford Street Silver Band/Orpheus Choir of Toronto. Welcome Christmas II. Seasonal Celebration of Big Brass and Song. Robert Cooper, conductor (Orpheus); David Pell, artistic director (Hannaford). Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. $40;$30(sr);$15(st). =z1c =band =chor

Dec 16 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Messiah. Handel. Jane Archibald, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Philippe Sly, bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38-$105. Also Dec 17, 19, 20, 21(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 16 8:00: Uxbridge Messiah Singers. 18th biennial rendition of Handel's Messiah. 100-voice choir; professional orchestra; Sasha Liebich-Tait, soprano; Jennifer Neveu, alto; Adam Bishop, tenor; Jonathan Liebich, baritone; Thomas Baker, conductor. Trinity United Church (Uxbridge), 20 First Ave., Uxbridge. 905-722-0133. Free ($20 suggested donation). Also Dec 15. =z4 =chor =orch =voic

Dec 17 12:00_noon: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall/Amadeus Choir. Make a Joyful Sound. A selection of Seasonal-Song-Writing Competition winning songs; other works. Lydia Adams, conductor Shawn Grenke, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. =z1c =chor =orgn

Dec 17 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John. A modern interpretation of Don Giovanni with a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello); Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director; Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-792-1268. $40. Also Dec 11, 13, 15, 19. =z1c =

Dec 17 7:30: Tafelmusik. Handel: Messiah. Lydia Teuscher, soprano; James Laing, countertenor; Colin Balzer, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $49–$119; $39–$104(sr); $29–$104(35 and under). Also Dec 18, 19, 20, and 21: Sing-Along Messiah, Massey Hall(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 17 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. Music of the Americas. Ramirez: Navidad Nuestra; Misa Criolla. CASSAVA Latin Band; Ernesto Cárdenas; Toronto Choral Society. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509. $25/$20(adv). =z1c =chor =worl

Dec 17 8:00: The Nathaniel Dett Chorale. An Indigo Christmas: Black Nativity ... Ask Your Mama. Langston Hughes: Black Nativity (concert presentation); Great Joy (Gospel Suite). Guest:Jackie Richardson. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $45;$35(sr);$30(st). =z1c =chor =voic

Dec 17 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Messiah. Handel. Jane Archibald, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Philippe Sly, bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38-$105. Also Dec 16, 19, 20, 21(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 18 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. World Music Series: Gracias a la Vida: A Holiday Celebration. Latin jazz blending Mexican and South African music with elements of flamenco and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Amanda Martinez, vocals. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz =voic =worl

Dec 18 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Thomas Gonder, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =orgn

Dec 18 7:30: Canadian Music Centre/Toronto Guitar Society. Class Axe Concert. Premiere of works by Leggatt, Oickle, Sandquist and Tse. Rob MacDonald, classical guitar. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free. Part of Class Axe Workshop. =z1c =newm =othr

Dec 18 7:30: Tafelmusik. Handel: Messiah. Lydia Teuscher, soprano; James Laing, countertenor; Colin Balzer, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $49–$119; $39–$104(sr); $29–$104(35 and under). Also Dec 17, 19, 20, and 21: Sing-Along Messiah, Massey Hall(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 18 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Spoken Word Jam with Tanya Evanson and Sheniz Janmohamed. Improvisations with local musicians. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $15. =z1c =jazz =othr =voic =impr

Dec 18 8:00: Musideum. A Steel Pan Christmas. Caribbean Xmas concert. Solomon Joseph, steel pannist, w multi-instrumentalists Roger Sader and Donald Quan. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20;$10(children). =z1c =kids =othr =worl

Dec 19 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Dec 19 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also Dec 12(eve), 13(mat/eve), 14(eve), 20(mat/eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 19 7:30: Against the Grain Theatre. #Uncle John. A modern interpretation of Don Giovanni with a new English libretto. Cameron McPhail (Uncle John); Neil Craighead (Leporello); Miriam Khalil (Elvira); Betty Waynne Allison (Anna); Miloš Repický, guest music director; Joel Ivany, director. The Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. West. 416-792-1268. $40. Also Dec 11, 13, 15, 17. =z1c =

Dec 19 7:30: Cadence  - 4 guys acapella. Cool Yule. Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. 416-691-8082. $20;$10(children). Proceeds support community development programs of Beach United. =z1c =jazz =voic

Dec 19 7:30: Evoid collective/Arraymusic. evoid Dance w/live music. Bea Labikova, saxophone; Bryant Didier, bass; Mike Clark, guitar; Pierre Mongeon, piano/trumpet; Freedom Forever, voice. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. $10 or PWYC. Signup 7pm. =z1c =danc =newm =othr =impr

Dec 19 7:30: Tafelmusik. Handel: Messiah. Lydia Teuscher, soprano; James Laing, countertenor; Colin Balzer, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $49–$119; $39–$104(sr); $29–$104(35 and under). Also Dec 17, 18, 20, and 21: Sing-Along Messiah, Massey Hall(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 19 7:30: Victoria Scholars. Yuletide on the Cool Canadian Side. Blessed Sacrament Church, 24 Cheritan Ave. 416-761-7776. $30/$25(adv); $25/$20(sr/st). Also Dec 21(Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church). =z1c =chor

Dec 19 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Roch Voisine with special guest Amy Sky. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $29.50-$69.50. =z1c =othr

Dec 19 8:00: Music Gallery. Unsilent Night. Kline. Audience members each given one of four tracks of recorded music to be played on boomboxes as they walk a pre-planned route through the city. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. Free. Followed by concert at Music Gallery. =z1c =newm =othr

Dec 19 8:00: Musideum. The Starfires and The Roblin/Newman/Jurgensen Express. Free improvisation. Starfires: (Michael Kaler, bass; Paul Newman, sax; Jamie Thomson, flute; Arnd Jurgensen, guitar; Andy Yue, keyboards; Roblin/Newman/Jurgensen Express:Diane Roblin, keyboards; Paul Newman, sax; Arnd Jurgensen,guitars. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20;PWYC(st/artists). =z1c =othr =impr

Dec 19 8:00: Sine Nomine Ensemble for Medieval Music. Transeamus: A Medieval Christmas Pilgrimage. St. Thomas's Anglican Church, 383 Huron St. 416-978-8849. $20; $14(sr/st/unwaged). =z1c =cham =earl

Dec 19 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Messiah. Handel. Jane Archibald, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Philippe Sly, bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38-$105. Also Dec 16, 17, 20, 21(mat). =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 19 9:00: Music Gallery. Festive fundraiser with O'Pears. Folk, R&B, celtic, and bluegrass music performed by female a cappella trio. O'Pears: Meg Contini, Jill Harris, Lydia Persaud. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. PWYC; $20 suggested donation. 8:00: Unsilent Night. =z1c =folk =jazz =newm =othr =voic

Dec 20 2:00: Toronto Children's Chorus, Alumni Choir and Youth Choir. A Chorus Christmas: Ceremonial Splendour. John Rutter's choral fable, Brother Heinrich's Christmas, narrated by Gordon Pinsent. Instrumental accompaniment; Elise Bradley, Carole Anderson, Judith Bean and Matthew Otto, conductors. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $35.50-$45.50. 1:15: Alumni Choir sing carols in the lobby with guest conductor Mitch Bondy. =z1c =chor =kids =orch =voic =othr

Dec 20 3:30: York Symphony Orchestra. Holiday Concert. Carols; audience sing-along. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. $28; $23(sr); $15(st). Also 8:00. =z3 =chor =orch =othr

Dec 20 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. La Nativité du Seigneur. Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur (The Nativity of the Lord or The Birth of the Saviour). David Briggs, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free. =z1c =orgn

Dec 20 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also 7:30, Dec 12(eve), 13(mat/eve), 14(eve), 19, 20(eve), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 20 7:30: Aradia Ensemble. Dublin Messiah. Handel. Jacqueline Woodley, soprano; Maria Soulis, mezzo; Adam Fisher, tenor; Dion Mazerolle; Kevin Mallon, conductor. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 647-960-6650. $35; $20(sr/st). =z1c =earl =orch =voic =chor

Dec 20 7:30: Bach Children’s Chorus/Bach Chamber Youth Choir. Sleighbells Ring ... Christmas at Toronto Centre for the Arts. Seasonal, old and new. The four choirs of the BCC and BCYC; Linda Beaupré, conductor; Eleanor Daley, piano. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. $45,$35. =z1n =chor

Dec 20 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also 4:30, Dec 12, 13(mat/eve), 14, 19(mat), 20(mat), 21(mat/eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 20 7:30: Musikay. Messiah. Handel: Messiah. Catherine Arcand-Pinette, soprano; Erikay Bailey, alto; Michael P. Taylor, tenor; Jeremy Ludwig, bass; Stéphane Potvin, conductor. St. John's United Church (Oakville), 262 Randall St., Oakville. 905-825-9740. $35; $30(sr); $15(under 35); $70(family package). =z2 =chor =voic

Dec 20 7:30: Tafelmusik. Handel: Messiah. Lydia Teuscher, soprano; James Laing, countertenor; Colin Balzer, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Ivars Taurins, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $49–$119; $39–$104(sr); $29–$104(35 and under). Also Dec 17, 18, 19, and 21: Sing-Along Messiah, Massey Hall(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 20 8:00: Aga Khan Museum. The 4th Light: Niyaz with Tanya Evanson. Music for kamaan, lafta, and kanun mixed with electronica. Niyaz; Tanya Evanson, poet-performer. Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. $65,$50,$40. =z1c =othr =voic =worl

Dec 20 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée: Highlights from  2014. Works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and others(arr. Murray). Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. $15; $10(st). =z1c =pian

Dec 20 8:00: Musideum. Sacred Solstice Soundbath. Ambient/crystal singing bowls/eclectic instrumentation. Jesse and the Field Wizards. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr =newm

Dec 20 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Messiah. Handel. Jane Archibald, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Philippe Sly, bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38-$105. Also Dec 16, 17, 19, 21(mat). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 20 8:00: York Symphony Orchestra. Holiday Concert. Carols; audience sing-along. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. $28; $23(sr); $15(st). Also 3:30. =z3 =chor =orch =othr

Dec 21 10:30am: Eglinton St. George’s United Church. Advent IV - Love. Lessons and Carols. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. Free. Religious Service. =z1c =chor =orgn =relg

Dec 21 10:30am: Lawrence Park Community Church. Lessons and Carols. Choir of Lawrence Park Community Church. 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551. Freewill offering. Religious Service. Free parking; wheelchair accessible. =z1n =chor =relg =voic

Dec 21 11:00am: Music at Metropolitan. Worship Service. Bach: Cantata No.147. Metropolitan Choir, members of Talisker Players and others. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orch

Dec 21 2:00: Tafelmusik. Sing-Along Messiah. Handel. Ivars Taurins, conductor. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $29–$47. See also Dec 17, 18, 19, and 20(Koerner Hall, eve). =z1c =chor =orch =othr =voic

Dec 21 3:00: Grand River Chorus. Singalong Messiah. Handel. Grand River Orchestra; Shannon McCracken, soprano; Timothy Wong, countertenor; Shawn Oakes, tenor; Kirk Lackenbauer, baritone. Grace Anglican Church, 15 Albion St., Brantford. 519-841-9708. $25; $15(sr/st). =z2 =chor =orch =voic

Dec 21 3:00: Mooredale Youth Orchestras. In Concert. Mozart: Symphony No.40 in g; Corelli: Christmas Concerto in g “Fatto per la Notte di Natale” Op.6 No.8; Handel: Water Music Suite (La Réjouissance, arr. Herfurth); Purcell: Suite No.5 (Rigaudon); Gluck: Alceste (Caprice in G). William Rowson and Clare Carberry, conductors. Laidlaw Auditorium, Upper Canada College, 200 Lonsdale Rd. 416-922-3714 x103. $15; $10(sr/st). =z1c =orch

Dec 21 3:00: No Strings Theatre and the Toronto Onyx Lions Club. Amahl and the Night Visitors and other seasonal favourites. St. Matthew's Cathedral, 875 Queen St. E. 416-551-2093. $20;$15(sr/st). =z1c =

Dec 21 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Special: Messiah. Handel. Jane Archibald, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Philippe Sly, bass; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $38-$109. Also Dec 16, 17, 19, 20. =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Dec 21 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 21 4:00: Church of the Ascension. Festival of Lessons and Carols. Ascension Choir (Lawrence Green, director); Ashley Tidy, organ. 33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. Free will offering; post-service Yuletide reception. =z1c =relg

Dec 21 4:00: St. Barnabas on the Danforth. Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas. A replication of the original 1880 carol service from Truro Cathedral (England). St. Barnabas Church, Anglican, 361 Danforth Avenue. 416-463-1344. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =relg

Dec 21 4:30: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Candlelight Christmas. Lessons & Carols. Britten: Ceremony of Carols. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering. =z1w =relg =chor

Dec 21 4:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also 7:30, Dec 12(eve), 13(mat/eve), 14(eve), 19, 20(mat/eve), 21(eve). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 21 4:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Nine Lessons and Carols. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =chor =orgn =relg

Dec 21 5:00: Eglinton St. George’s United Church. Christmas Eve Services. 5pm - Family Service with St. Nicolas; 9pm - Candlelight Service with Communion. Eglinton St. George's United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd. 416-481-1141. Free. Religious Service. =z1c =relg =chor =othr

Dec 21 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols. Bach: Cantata No.147. Metropolitan Choir; Dr. Patricia Wright, and Matthew Whitfield, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =orgn

Dec 21 7:30: Church of the Holy Trinity. The Christmas Story. Nativity play -- a Toronto tradition since 1938. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x301. By donation. $20; $5(child) suggested. American Sign Language interpretation at selected performances. Also 4:30, Dec 12, 13(mat/eve), 14, 19(mat), 20(mat/eve), 21(mat). =z1c =must =relg =voic

Dec 21 7:30: No Strings Theatre and the Toronto Onyx Lions Club. Amahl and the Night Visitors and other seasonal favourites. St. Matthew's Cathedral, 875 Queen St. E. 416-551-2093. $20;$15(sr/st). =z1c =

Dec 21 7:30: Victoria Scholars. Yuletide on the Cool Canadian Side. Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-761-7776. $30/$25(adv); $25/$20(sr/st). Also Dec 19(Blessed Sacrament Church). =z1w =chor

Dec 21 8:00: George Koller. International Divas III. All acoustic: world, folk, roots, jazz, classics, singer/songwriter. Rita Chiarelli, Maryem Hassan Tollar, Lara Solnicki, Sharlene Wallace, The Ault Sisters, Hisaka with their accompanists. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 866-943-8849. $49; $25(sr/st). Portion of ticket sales to YWCA. =z1c =folk =jazz =othr =voic =worl

Dec 23 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 24 4:30: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Christmas Pageant with Candlelight. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. . =z1w =othr =relg

Dec 24 4:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. Christmas Eve at the Cathedral. 4:30pm: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols; 7:30 Choral Eucharist and Procession to the Creche. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. . =z1c =relg =chor =othr

Dec 24 5:00: Metropolitan United Church. Special Christmas Services. 5pm: Christmas at Queen - the Pageant live on the front steps; 11pm Christmas Eve Communion Service. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. =z1c =othr =relg

Dec 24 7:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Choral Celebration with Candlelight. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Free will offering. =z1w =chor =relg

Dec 24 7:00: Music at St Andrew's. Lessons and Carols with The Pine Ridge Brass Quintet. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St. 416-593-5600 x231. Freewill offering. =z1c =chor =relg =othr

Dec 24 10:30: Metropolitan Community Church. 25th Annual Christmas Eve Celebration. Traditional Christmas music. The Choir of MCC; Guests: Thom Allison, singer; Broadsway (Heather Bambrick, Julie Michaels, Diane Leah). Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $25. Door open at 10pm Christmas Carols at 10:15. =z1c =chor =relg =voic

Dec 24 10:30: St. Anne's Anglican Church. Choral Eucharist: Christmas Midnight Mass. Candlelight Eucharist w. Willan: Missa Brevis No.4 "Corde natus ex parentis"; and carols. Choir of St. Anne's; Matthew Otto, conductor. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Free. All are welcome. =z1c =chor =relg

Dec 24 11:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Choral Celebration with Candlelight. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Free will offering. =z1w =chor =relg

Dec 27 7:30: Ensemble Polaris. Nutcracker Nouveau Plus. Music from Sweden, Canada, England, Russia, Norway and others. Colin Savage, clarinets/recorders; Kirk Elliott, accordion/violin/bagpipes; Marco Cera, guitar/banjo; Margaret Gay, cello; Alison Melville, recorders, flutes; and others. 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 416-588-4301. $25; $15(sr/st); $10(child). =z1c =folk =othr =voic =worl

Dec 27 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Dec 28(mat), 31, Jan 2, 3, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

Dec 28 2:00: Toronto Improvisers Orchestra/Arraymusic. Toronto Improvisers Orchestra. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free. =z1c =newm =orch =impr

Dec 28 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Dec 27(eve), 31(eve), Jan 2(eve), 3(eve), 4. =z1c =must =oper

Dec 28 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Dec 31 7:00: Roy Thomson Hall and Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits. New Year's Eve Celebration, all before 10pm. Music by Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Offenbach and other composers, from La Traviata, Aida, Carmen, La Boheme and more. Natalia Ushakova, soprano; Viktoria Vizin, mezzo soprano; Andreas Schager, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Opera Canada Symphony; Opera Canada Chorus; Francesco Lanzillotta, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $65-$155. All before 10pm. =z1c =oper =orch =voic

Dec 31 7:00: The Home Smith Bar. New Year's Eve Jazz Party. Alex Pangman and her Alleycats. The Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road. 416-207-2020. $125. Includes dinner buffet, entertainment, dessert and sparkling wine. =z1w =jazz

Dec 31 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $188-$203 (includes New Year’s Eve Gala dinner and party). Also Dec 27, 28(mat), Jan 2, 3, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

Dec 31 9:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. New Year's Eve Party. Toronto Don Valley Hotel, 175 Wynford Drive. 416-385-6726. $155. See section E - Galas. =z1c =band

Jan 01 2:00: Musicians In Ordinary. New Year’s Day Baroque Concert. Works by Scarlatti, Corelli, Vivaldi, Pez and others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; Christopher Verrette and Patricia Ahern, baroque violin; Borys Medicky, harpsichord. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. $30; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 2(eve). =z1c =cham =voic =othr

Jan 01 2:30: Roy Thomson Hall and Attila Glatz Concert Productions. Salute to Vienna 20th Anniversary Gala Concert. Music from operettas including Die Fledermaus and The Merry Widow; polkas, Strauss waltzes and more. The Strauss Symphony of Canada (Christian Schulz, conductor); Natalia Ushakova, soprano; Katalin Benedekffy, soubrette; Andreas Schager, tenor; Szabolcs Kádár, buffo tenor; dancers from Vienna Imperial Ballet; International Champion Ballroom Dancers, Hamilton Children's Choir. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $55-$145. VIP Post-Concert Reception; $50. =z1c =oper =orch =voic

Jan 02 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jan 02 8:00: Musicians In Ordinary. New Year’s Day Baroque Concert. Works by Scarlatti, Corelli, Vivaldi, Pez and others. Hallie Fishel, soprano; John Edwards, lute; Christopher Verrette and Patricia Ahern, baroque violin; Borys Medicky, harpsichord. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-535-9956. $30; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 1(mat). =z1c =cham =othr =voic

Jan 02 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Dec 27, 28(mat), 31, Jan 3, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 03 8:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Dec 27, 28(mat), 31, Jan 2, 4(mat). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 04 2:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan. Joseph Angelo (Ko-Ko); Lucia Cesaroni (Yum-Yum); Adrian Kramer (Nanki-poo); Mia Lennox (Katisha); David Ludwig (Poo Bah); Giles Tomkins (Mikado); Derek Bate, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $72-$95. Also Dec 27(eve), 28, 31(eve), Jan 2(eve), 3(eve). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 04 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 04 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ music for Epiphany. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 06 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Brazil, The Land of Tears and Soul. Newton Moraes' choreography celebrates his Brazilian culture and connects it with today’s world in an evocative series of vignettes. Newton Moraes Dance Theatre: Marco Placencio, Michelle Zimmerman, Patrizia Gianforcaro, Nicheshia Garrick, Falciony Pacino Cruz and others. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =danc =worl

Jan 06 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham

Jan 06 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Performance Class for Singers. First year undergraduate students. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Open to the public. =z1c =voic

Jan 06 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 06 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Orford String Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.95; Brahms: String Quartet in c Op.51 No.1; Kulesha: new work(premiere). Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $40; $25(sr); $10(st). =z1c =cham

Jan 07 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Easy to Love: The Cole Porter Songbook. Porter: Just One of Those Things; Night and Day; I've Got You Under My Skin; Easy to Love; All of You; Ev'ry Time We Say Good-bye. Amy McConnell, vocals; William Sperandei, trumpet; Mark Kieswetter, piano; Ross MacIntyre, bass. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz =voic

Jan 08 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: Sirocco. Dancer/choreographer Anjelica Scannura moves beyond geographical and stylistic boundaries in search of the Arabic roots of flamenco. Ritmo Flamenco Dance and Music Ensemble. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =danc

Jan 08 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon. Works by Stravinsky, Bartók and Tansman. Fraser Jackson, bassoon; Jamie Parker, and Monique de Margerie, pianos; Beverley Johnston, and Ed Reifel, percussion. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =othr =pian

Jan 08 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Andrew Ager, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 08 1:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $10. Incl. coffee and snack. Also Feb 5. =z1 =band =jazz =othr

Jan 08 7:00: Sounds of Sinai. Not Your Usual Klezmer. Rare klezmer repertoire with jazz, raga, blues, and chamber arrangements. Jonno Lightstone, clarinet and flute; Brian Katz, guitar and piano. Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Ave. 416-487-4161. $10. =z1n =cham =jazz =worl =othr

Jan 08 8:00: Music Toronto. Juilliard Quartet. Webern:    Five Movements, Op.5; Ran: Quartet No.2, Vistas; Haydn: Quartet in F, Op.135. Joseph Lin, violin; Ronald Copes, violin; Joel Krosnick, cello; Roger Tapping, viola. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $55;$50; $10(st); age 18 to 35 pay your age. =z1c =cham

Jan 09 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jan 09 8:00: Royal Conservatory. Vocal Concerts: Anne Sofie von Otter and Angela Hewitt. Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Fauré, Debussy, Chabrier and Chaminade. Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo; Angela Hewitt, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40-$95. =z1c =voic

Jan 09 8:15: Schola Magdalena. Compline in honour of Marguerite Bourgeoys. Plainchant and motets. Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. PWYC. =z1c =chor =relg

Jan 10 7:30: Tafelmusik. The String Orchestra in Baroque England. Music by Locke, Purcell, Handel, Arison, and Geminiani. Students of the Tafelmusik Winter Institute. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. PWYC ($20 suggested donation). First come, first seated. =z1c =cham =earl =orch

Jan 10 8:00: I Furiosi. Get Rich Quick. Works by Rameau, Charpentier, Bach and others. Guests: Max Mandel and Pemi Paull, violas; Christopher Bagan, harpsichord. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-536-2943. $10-$20. =z1c =cham =earl =othr

Jan 10 8:00: Li Delun Music Foundation. An East-Meets-West Concert of Favourite Classics. Works by Rossini, Huang, Vivaldi, Puccini, Wang Luo-Bin and others. Tak-Ng Lai, conductor; Hua-Dian Li, tenor; Mary Liu, soprano; Jonathan Mak, piano; Toronto Festival Orchestra. George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-9388. $28–$88. =z1n =orch =pian =voic =worl

Jan 11 1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists, 6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite for unaccompanied cello, No.4 in E-flat (BWV1010). Winona Zelenka, cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. $20. =z1c =cham

Jan 11 3:00: Opera by Request/Nordic Opera Canada. Princess and the Pea (Prinsessen paa Aerten). Enna. Steven Henrikson, baritone (King Julius); Jason Lamont, tenor (Prince Basilius); Brigitte Bogar, soprano (Princess Ilse/Queen Gertrud); Nicole Malcolm, soprano (Princess Gudrun); Sven Ericson, baritone (Master-at-Arms); Nordic Opera Canada Chorus, Brigitte Bogar, conductor; William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper

Jan 11 3:00: Vesnivka Choir. A Ukrainian Christmas. Guests: Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir; Borys Ostapienko, bandur. Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. 416-246-9880; 416-763-2197. $25; $20(sr/st). =z1w =chor =othr

Jan 11 3:30: Talisker Players. Puttin’ On The Ritz. Selections from the Irving Berlin songbook. Whitney O’Hearn, mezzo; Bud Roach, tenor; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. $35; $25(sr); $15(st). 3:00: Pre-concert chat. Also Jan 11(eve), 13(mat/eve). =z1c =voic

Jan 11 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Trinity Organ Scholar. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 11 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Barbara Lica Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. =z1w =jazz =relg

Jan 11 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Bob Brough Quartet (Bob Brough, saxophone; Artie Roth,bass; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Terry Clarke, drums). 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =relg

Jan 13 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: The Golden Violin. Virtuoso masterworks for violin and piano. Victor Fournelle-Blain, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham

Jan 13 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Amahl Arulanandam, cello. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =othr

Jan 13 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Orastoryo! Performance class for singers. Darryl Edwards, voice; Mia Bach, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Open to the public. =z1c =pian =voic

Jan 13 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 13 5:30: Canadian Music Centre. CMC on the 13th: Avian Allure - The 21st Century Virtuoso. Messiaen: Catalogue d’Oiseaux (Book IV); Tremblay: Musique de l’eau. Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano. 20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. $20/$15(adv). =z1c =newm =pian

Jan 13 8:00: Talisker Players. Puttin’ On The Ritz. Selections from the Irving Berlin songbook. Whitney O’Hearn, mezzo; Bud Roach, tenor; Talisker Players. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. $35; $25(sr); $15(st). 7:15: Pre-concert chat. Also Jan 11(mat/eve), 13(mat). =z1c =cham =voic

Jan 14 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noontime Recitals. Imre Olah, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 14 6:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart as Performer. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23, K.488; Mozart: Symphony No.31, K.297 “Paris”. Matthew Halls, conductor; Benedetto Lupo, piano; Tom Allen, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $39–$82. =z1c =orch =othr =pian

Jan 15 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: All or Nothing at All. Jazz standards and original compositions. Rémi Bolduc, saxophone; McGill Honours Jazz Combo. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz

Jan 15 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Composing Comedy. Works by the students of Eric Robertson. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =othr

Jan 15 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Paolo Busato, organ. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 15 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Acis and Galatea. Handel. Teri Dunn, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Graham Thomson, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone; period orchestra; members of UofT's Schola Cantorum; Larry Beckwith, conductor. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561. $50; $43(sr); $20(under 30). 7:15: pre-show lecture and recital. Also Jan 16, 17. =z1c =earl =oper =voic

Jan 15 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart as Performer. Mozart: Serenade No.6, K.239 “Serenata notturna”; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23, K.488; Mozart: Sonata No.15 in C Major for Organ and Strings; Mozart: Symphony No.31, K.297 “Paris”. Matthew Halls, conductor; Jonathan Crow, leader & violin; Benedetto Lupo, piano; Patricia Krueger, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$145. =z1c =orch =orgn =pian

Jan 16 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday:  Aria with Me. Students of Classical Vocal Performance. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =voic

Jan 16 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jan 16 7:30: Eybler Quartet. It's About Time. An all-Beethoven evening. Beethoven: String Quartets Op.18 No.1-3. Aisslinn Nosky and Julie Wedman, violins; Patrick Jordan, viola; Margaret Gay, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-463-2154. $25; $20(sr); $15(st/arts workers). =z1c =cham

Jan 16 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Runs Jan 16 to 31(start times vary). =z1c =must

Jan 16 8:00: Musideum. Spirit Music Matters. Spirit music; healing new age. Christopher Reynolds, Paul Béla Ray & Friends. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =othr

Jan 16 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Acis and Galatea. Handel. Teri Dunn, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Graham Thomson, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone; period orchestra; members of UofT's Schola Cantorum; Larry Beckwith, conductor. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561. $50; $43(sr); $20(under 30). 7:15: pre-show lecture and recital. Also Jan 15, 17. =z1c =earl =oper =voic

Jan 17 6:30: VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. Songs of Innocence. 15th Anniversary. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-788-8482. $20/$15(adv). =z1c =chor

Jan 17 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart Family Ties. Mozart: A Musical Joke, K.522; L. Mozart: Concerto for Alto Trombone; L. Mozart: Concerto for Trumpet in D Major; Haydn: Symphony No.60 in C Major “Il distratto”; Peter Schickele: Eine kleine Nichtmusik. Matthew Halls, conductor; Andrew McCandless, trumpet; Gordon Wolfe, trombone. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$93. Also Jan 18 (mat). =z1c =orch =othr

Jan 17 8:00: Academy Concert Series. Prelude to a Fantasia. Works by Bach, Telemann and others. Emily Eng, viola; Kerri McGonigle, cello; Marco Cera, oboe; Anna March, bassoon; Philip Fournier, harpsichord. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-629-3716. $20; $14(sr/st). =z1c =cham

Jan 17 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. Pre-Winterfolk Festival Showcase. Brian Gladstone, Tony Quarringon, Noah Zacharin, Lynn Harrison, Clela    Errington & Jocelyn Barth and others. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. $25/$22(adv). 7:30: Doors open. =z1e =othr =worl

Jan 17 8:00: Arraymusic. Spanning Tree, a New Work by Michael Oesterle. Full-length composition for solo percussion. David Schotzko, percusssion. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. $20.00; $15 (sr/st/arts workers); $17/$12 (advance). 7:15: pre-show talk. =z1c =newm =othr

Jan 17 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 17 8:00: Toronto Masque Theatre. Acis and Galatea. Handel. Teri Dunn, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Graham Thomson, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone; period orchestra; members of UofT's Schola Cantorum; Larry Beckwith, conductor. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561. $50; $43(sr); $20(under 30). 7:15: pre-show lecture and recital. Also Jan 15, 16. =z1c =earl =oper =voic

Jan 18 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart Family Ties. Mozart: A Musical Joke, K.522; L. Mozart: Concerto for Alto Trombone; L. Mozart: Concerto for Trumpet in D Major; Haydn: Symphony No.60 in C Major “Il distratto”; Peter Schickele: Eine kleine Nichtmusik. Matthew Halls, conductor; Andrew McCandless, trumpet; Gordon Wolfe, trombone. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33–$93. Also Jan 17 (eve). =z1c =orch =othr

Jan 18 4:00: ASLAN Boys Choir of Toronto. Charity concert for Sanctuary Shelter. Works by Joubert, Holman and others. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-859-7464. Freewill offering. All proceeds go to the Sanctuary Shelter. =z1 =chor

Jan 18 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 18 4:00: Vocal Mosaic and Celebration Choir. Catch a Falling Star. Popular and folk music. Linda Eyman, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. $20; $15 (sr/st). =z1c =chor =folk =othr

Jan 18 5:00: Nocturnes in the City. George Grosman Jazz Quintet. Prague Restaurant , Masaryktown, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-481-2716. $25. =z1e =jazz =othr

Jan 18 8:00: Musideum. Hannah Shira Naiman. Oldtime folk country singer-songwriter dancer. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $10. =z1c =othr =folk =danc =voic

Jan 19 7:00: Royal Conservatory/Toronto Blues Society. Music Mix: Maple Blues Awards. Featuring guest musicians from across Canada representing the most current blues music, backed by the Maple Blues Band. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $28-$65. =z1c =jazz =othr

Jan 19 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Monday Evening Concerts. Crumb: Voice of the Whale for 3 Masked Players; Angelo: Sonata para flauta, viola y piano;  Hatzis: Nadir for flute, viola and tape. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Teng Li, viola; Shauna Rolston, cello; Lydia Wong, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $40; $25(sr); $10(st). =z1c =cham =pian =othr

Jan 20 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Cross Cultural Journey. Compositions that blend elements of traditional Indian classical raga music and contemporary jazz. Justin Gray’s Indo-Jazz Collective. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =jazz

Jan 20 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Ragtime. Angus Sinclair, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =pian

Jan 20 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Student Showcase. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =cham =voic

Jan 20 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 20 8:00: Musideum. Conrad Gayle. Christian jazz. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =jazz =relg

Jan 20 8:00: New Music Concerts and Music Toronto. Maritime Miniatures with Canadian Music Ambassador Barbara Pritchard. Alwynne Pritchard: Mesarch; Anthony Genge: History and Memory; Daryl Jamieson: mountain/cherry/blossoms; Bach: Aria; and selections from “Variations” (Ross; Genge; Altman; Blais; Crutchley; Gibson; Bauer; Litke; Parker; Farrell). Barbara Pritchard, solo piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $55; $50; 18 to 35, pay your age; $10(st). =z1c =newm =pian

Jan 20 8:00: Royal Conservatory. String Series: Gidon Kremer and Daniil Trifonov. Mozart: Violin Sonata No.33 in E-flat K481; Schubert: Fantasy in C D760; Rachmaninov: Trio élégiaque No.2 in d Op.9. Gidon Kremer, violin; Daniil Trifonov, piano. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $35-$85. =z1c =cham =pian =othr

Jan 21 12:00_noon: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: New Music Ensemble. Original works. Students of Matt Brubeck. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =cham =newm =pian =voic

Jan 21 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noontime Recitals: Music for Robbie Burns Day. John McKay, bagpipes; Angus Sinclair, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn =othr

Jan 21 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Mazzoleni Masters: Afiara String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in C Op.50 No.2; Schumann: String Quartet in a Op.41 No.1. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $32. =z1c =cham =othr

Jan 21 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 22 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Songs of Love and War. Music commemorating both World Wars and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =voic

Jan 22 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Follow Us. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata; Schumann: Kreutzer Sonata; new work by Beckwith. Peter Stoll, clarinet, and Adam Zukiewicz, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =pian =newm =othr

Jan 22 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Emily Chiang, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =pian

Jan 22 12:30: York University Department of Music. Jazz at Noon: Barry Elmes Quintet. Original works. Barry Elmes, drums; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet;  Mike Murley, saxophone; Reg Schwage, guitar; Steve Wallace, bass. Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =newm =pian =voic =jazz

Jan 22 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =

Jan 22 8:00: Musideum. Michael Finlay. Classical. Solo piano. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-599-7323. $20. =z1c =pian

Jan 22 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. Beethoven: Symphony No.5; Mass in C. Guest: Kent Nagano, conductor; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$107; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Jan 23, 24, and 25(mat). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Jan 22 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart Mass in C Minor. Mozart: Selections from Lo sposo deluso K.430 and Zaide, K.344;Mozart: Mass in c, K.427. Paul Goodwin, conductor; Hélène Guilmette, soprano; Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; Elmer Iseler Singers and Amadeus Choir. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $$38.75–$169. Also Jan 24 and 25 (George Weston Recital Hall). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Jan 23 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jan 23 4:00: Kevin Komisaruk. Organista. Knox College Chapel, 59 St George St. 416-978-2079. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 23 8:00: Aurora Cultural Centre. 2015 Great Artist Music Series: Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo. Works by Bach, Mozart, Rodrigo & Piazzolla. Drew Henderson, Michael Kolk, guitars. Brevik Hall, Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St., Aurora. 905-713-1818. $34; $28(sr/st). =z3 =othr

Jan 23 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 23 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Mozart and Shostakovich. Shostakovich: Viola Sonata for Viola and Orchestra(arr. Levkovich); Mozart: String Quartet No.23 in F K590(arr. Arman). Sharon Wei, viola; Nurhan Arman, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-866-943-8849. $39; $32(sr); $12(st). =z1c =orch =othr

Jan 23 8:00: Small World Music and Link Music Lab. Mohsen Namjoo. Blend of Persian classical poetry with rock, blues and jazz. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $60-$100. =z3 =jazz =othr =worl

Jan 23 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. Beethoven: Symphony No.5; Mass in C. Guest: Kent Nagano, conductor; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$107; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Jan 22, 24, and 25(mat). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Jan 24 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. Beethoven: Symphony No.5; Mass in C. Guest: Kent Nagano, conductor; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$107; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Jan 22, 23, 24(eve). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Jan 24 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 27, 30, Feb 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 24 7:30: Opera by Request. Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail. Mozart. Abigail Freeman, soprano (Constanza); Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano (Blondchen); Avery Krisman, tenor (Belmonte); Oliver Dawson, tenor (Pedrillo); Steven Henrikson, bass-baritone (Osmin); Gregory Finney, speaker (Selim Pasha); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper =must

Jan 24 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart Mass in C Minor. Mozart: Selections from Lo sposo deluso K.430 and Zaide, K.344;Mozart: Mass in c, K.427. Paul Goodwin, conductor; Hélène Guilmette, soprano; Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; Elmer Iseler Singers and Amadeus Choir. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. $33-$105. Also Jan 22 and Jan 25 (George Weston Recital Hall). =z1c =chor =orch =voic

Jan 24 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 24 8:00: Live Nation. Nikki Yanofsky. Jazz. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. $39.50-$69.50. =z1c =jazz =voic

Jan 24 8:00: Ontario Philharmonic. Triple Concerto of Beethoven. Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Schubert: Symphony No.9 "Great". Jacques Israelievitch Trio; Marco Parisotto, conductor. Regent Theatre (Oshawa), 50 King St.  E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399 x2. $45-$56. =z4 =orch =champlease fix period after "Great."  RA

Jan 24 8:00: Royal Conservatory/Songwriters Association of Canada. Music Mix: Bluebird North. Canadian songwriters come together to perform their music and tell the stories and inspiration behind their songs. Blair Packham, host. Conservatory Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $25. =z1c =othr =voic

Jan 24 8:00: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. Beethoven: Symphony No.5; Mass in C. Guest: Kent Nagano, conductor; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$107; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Jan 22, 23, and 25(mat). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Jan 24 8:00: Tapestry Opera. Songbook 5. Score launch party for Tapestry’s collection of Canadian opera developed over the years in the LibLab, Opera Briefs, Opera2Go, and mainstage productions. Peter McGillivray, baritone; singers from Tapestry's Opera 101. Ernest Balmer Studio, 55 Mill St. 416-537-6066. $25. =z1c =oper =newm =voic =othr

Jan 24 8:00: Toy Piano Composers. Grit. Works by Brophy, Labadie, Pearce, Puello, Tam, and others. CelloPhone Duo; Katherine Watson, flute; Anthony Thompson, clarinet; Wesley Shen, piano; Daniel Morphy, percussion; Sharon Lee, violin; Adam Scime, bass. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. $20/$15(adv/sr/st). =z1c =jazz =othr =pian

Jan 25 2:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Musically Speaking. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; works by Scarlatti. Emily Klassen, soprano; Jean-Sebastien Beauvais, countertenor. St. David's Anglican Church, 49 Donlands Ave. 416-464-7610. PWYC. =z1c =cham =chor =voic

Jan 25 3:00: St. Anne's Anglican Church. Emerging Voices. Repertoire from lieder to opera. Young artists from the University of Toronto's Voice Faculty. 270 Gladstone Ave. 416-536-3160. Freewill offering. Proceeds to St. Anne's Choral Scholar programme. =z1c =voic

Jan 25 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart Mass in C Minor. Mozart: Selections from Lo sposo deluso K.430 and Zaide, K.344;Mozart: Mass in c, K.427. Paul Goodwin, conductor; Hélène Guilmette, soprano; Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor; Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone; Elmer Iseler Singers and Amadeus Choir. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. $43.50-$98.50. Also Jan 22 and Jan 24 (Ro Thomson Hall). =z1n =chor =orch =voic

Jan 25 3:30: Tafelmusik. Beethoven No.5. Beethoven: Symphony No.5; Mass in C. Guest: Kent Nagano, conductor; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $47–$107; $35–$89(sr); $25–$89(35 and under). Also Jan 22, 23, and 25(mat). =z1c =cham =chor =orch =voic

Jan 25 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. David Briggs, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 25 4:00: St. Philip's Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers: Hilario Duran Trio. 25 St. Phillips Rd., Etobicoke. 416-247-5181. Freewill offering. =z1w =jazz =relg

Jan 25 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Rob Piltch and Lorne Lofsky, guitar duo. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211x22. Freewill offering. =z1c =jazz =relg

Jan 26 12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Classical Instrumental Recital. Student solos. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =cham =orgn =othr =pian

Jan 26 7:30: Associates of the  Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Five Small Concerts: Origins. Ravel Sonata for violin; Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time. Shane Kim, violin; Joseph Johnson, cello; YaoGuang Zhai, clarinet; Angela Park, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. $20; $17(sr/st). =z1c =cham

Jan 27 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: A Celebration of Canadian Art Song. Mozetich: Enchantments of Gwendolyn (premiere); Ridout: Cantiones Mysticae; Prévost: Musiques Peintes; Tu te souviens; Soleils d'été; Pépin: Cycle-Éluard. Joni Henson, soprano; Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo; Adam Sherkin and Robert Kortgaard, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =voic

Jan 27 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Izabella Budai, flute. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham =othr

Jan 27 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ recitals. Andrew Ager, organist. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 ext. 245. Free; donations welcomed. =z1c =orgn

Jan 27 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 24, 30, Feb 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 27 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Joaquin Valdepeñas Conducts. Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques for piano and small orchestra; Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments Op.44. Glenn Gould School Chamber Ensemble; Benjamin Smith, piano. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $15. =z1c =orch =pian =othr

Jan 27 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =

Jan 28 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noontime Recitals. Rashaan Allwood, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Jan 28 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 29 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: Introducing the Academy. Artists of the COC Orchestra Academy perform alongside their mentors of the COC Orchestra in a program of gems from the chamber music repertoire. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =orch =cham

Jan 29 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon. Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit(Ondine and Scarbo); Schumann: Fantasy Op.17 in C. Emily Chiang, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =pian

Jan 29 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Radka Hanáková, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =pian

Jan 29 12:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Spotlight Series. Mark Chambers, cello; Patricia Wait, clarinet; Elizabeth Acker, piano. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =cham =pian =othr

Jan 29 7:30: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. The Scottish Tattoo: The Music of Scotland. Bagpipe players, drummers, musicians, singers and dancers. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669. $55-$85. =z1c =danc =othr =voic

Jan 29 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Ensemble. Husa: Divertimento for Brass and Percussion; Healey: Hunter, A Homage to Robert Flaherty; Gorb: Symphony No.1 in C for 12 Winds and Double Bass; Wilson: Piece of Mind. Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =othr =orch

Jan 29 8:00: Esprit Orchestra. the world's turning. Cashian: the world's turning (world premiere); Andreyev: The Flash of the Instant (world premiere); Aitken: Berceuse for flute and orchestra; Bjarnason Over Light Earth. Guest: Robert Aitken, flute. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $45–$65; $40–$60(sr); $20–$30(under 30). 7:15 Pre-concert chat. =z1c =newm =orch =othr

Jan 29 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 29 8:00: Music Toronto. St. Lawrence Quartet. Haydn Discovery with Geoff Nuttall; Haydn: Quartet in E-flat, Op.33, No.2, Joke; John Adams: New work commissioned for the SLSQ; Haydn: Quartet in C, Op.76, No.3 "Emperor". Geoff Nuttall, violin; Mark Fewer, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Chris Costanzo, cello. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $55; $50; $10 student tickets; Age 18 to 35 pay your age. =z1c =cham

Jan 30 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Jan 30 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Campbell House Museum. Footsteps in Campbell House: Opera Student Composer Collective. Museum tour. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20. Also 8:00, Jan 31(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat). =z1c =oper =othr

Jan 30 7:30: Brampton Folk Club. Blues–From Madagascar to the Mississippi. Alfie Smith and Donne Roberts. St. Paul's United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 647-233-3655. $15;$12(sr/st). =z2 =folk

Jan 30 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 24, 27, Feb 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 30 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 31, Feb 1, 5-8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Jan 30 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Wind Symphony. Zappa: Dog Breath Variations; Savageau: Three Pieces for Percussion Quartet; Vincent: Ondas; Rodrigo: Adagio; Young: Tempered Steel; and other works. Tony Gomes, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =othr =orch

Jan 30 8:00: group of 27. Journey. Dvořák: Romance; Beethoven: 12 Contredanses; Staniland: Voyageur; Mozart: Symphony 35 "Haffner". Eric Paetkau, conductor. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-323-1292. PWYC. =z1c =orchplease fix period after "Haffner."  RA

Jan 30 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 30 8:00: Music Gallery. Emergents II, curated by Felicity Williams: Dan Fortin and Robin Dann/Claire Harvie. Song and sound work together with still and moving images to look at what we take or leave from our parents and guardians. Claire Harvie, photographer; Robin Dann, singer-songwriter; Phil Melanson, percussion; Daniel Fortin, bass. 197 John St. 416-204-1080. $12; $8(member). =z1c =newm =othr =voic

Jan 30 8:00: The Musicians in Ordinary. Catholic "House Music" at St. Michaels: "The Cure for Religious Melancholy". Music by John Dowland. Hallie Fishel, soprano; Christopher Verrette, baroque violin; John Edwards, lute and other members of The Musicians In Ordinary. Fr. Madden Auditorium, Carr Hall, St. Michael's College, 100 St. Joseph St. 416-535-9956. $30;$20 (sr/st), are available at the door. 7:30: pre-concert talk w. Rev. Lisa Wang. =z1c =cham =earl =voic =othr

Jan 30 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Campbell House Museum. Footsteps in Campbell House: Opera Student Composer Collective. Museum tour. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20. Also 2:00 Jan 31(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat). =z1c =oper =othr

Jan 31 2:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 31 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Campbell House Museum. Footsteps in Campbell House: Opera Student Composer Collective. Museum tour. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20. Also 8:00, Jan 30(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat). =z1c =oper =othr

Jan 31 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also 7:30; Jan 30, Feb 1, 5-8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Jan 31 3:00: Toronto Mendelssohn ChoirCommunity Concert. Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Elora Festival Singers; Noel Edison, conductor. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x223. Free. =z1c =chor

Jan 31 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre. Wagner. Christine Goerke, soprano (Brünnhilde); Heidi Melton, soprano (Sieglinde); Clifton Forbis, tenor (Siegmund); Johan Reuter, baritone (Wotan); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Feb 4, 7, 10, 13, 19, 22(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Jan 31 7:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Glenn Gould School Vocal Showcase. GGS voice students present an evening of art songs and opera arias. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $15. =z1c =voic

Jan 31 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also 2:30; Jan 30, Feb 1, 5-8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Jan 31 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Choirs in Concert: In High Voice. Galuppi: Dixit Dominus; Randall Stroope: I will lift up my eyes; and other works. Women’s Chamber Choir; Women’s Chorus; Floreat with William Brown, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor

Jan 31 8:00: Canadian Sinfonietta. Wine and Cheese Concert 2. Martucci: Piano Quintet; Curcin: Piano Trio; Current: Faster Still. Lynn Kuo, violin; Erika Crinó, piano; CS String Quartet: Joyce Lai, violin; Alain Bouvier, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Andras Weber, cello. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 647-223-2286. $30; $25(sr); $20(st). =z1c =cham =pian

Jan 31 8:00: Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. Master Shajarian. Persian classical Dastgah music. Mohammad Reza Shajarian, singer. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. $35 - $85. =z1c =voic =worl

Jan 31 8:00: Flute Street Flute Choir. Distinctively Canadian. Butler: With This Breath(Toronto premiere); Tsurumoto: Cursor 4(world premiere); Chan: Ecstasy for Flutes;  Tremblay: Acht Flötenfest für Robert Aitken; McIntosh: Blow Them Away(Toronto premiere); and other works. Guest: Mark Takeshi McGregor, flute. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-462-9498. $30, $25, $15. =z1c =folk =newm =pian

Jan 31 8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Soirée. Scriabin: Etude in E Op.8 No.5; Rachmaninoff: Vocalise(arr. Murray); Piano Concerto No.2(first movement, arr. Murray); Novello: We'll Gather Lilacs(arr. Murray); and other works. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. $15; $10(st). =z1c =pian

Jan 31 8:00: Hart House Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. David Michael Moote (Jesus); Aaron Williams (Judas); Claire Hunter (Mary); Harold Lumilan (Simon); James King (Peter); Matthew Fuller (Caiaphas). 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849. $28; $17(sr); $15(st). Also Jan 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31(mat and eve). =z1c =must

Jan 31 8:00: Oakville Symphony. From Vienna with Love. Brahms: Concerto for violin; Beethoven: Symphony No.1; Johann Strauss: Voices of Spring. Emmanuel Vulkovich, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $51; $46(sr); $26(st). Also Feb 1(mat). =z2 =orch =othr

Jan 31 8:00: Scaramella. In Paradisum. Music by 17th-century German composers. Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Joëlle Morton and Marilyn Fung, viols; Paul Jenkins, chamber organ. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 416-760-8610. $30; $25(sr); $20(st); free(14 and under). =z1c =cham =earl =othr =voic

Jan 31 8:00: Toronto Concert Band. In Performance! Inaugural Performance. Les Dobbin, Ken Hazlett, conductors. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 647-479-2941. $15. =z1c =band

Jan 31 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Campbell House Museum. Footsteps in Campbell House: Opera Student Composer Collective. Museum tour. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20. Also 2:00, Jan 30(eve and mat), Feb 1(mat). =z1c =oper =othr

Feb 01 1:30: Seicho-No-Ie Centre. 6 Cellists, 6 Concerts, 6 Bach Suites. Bach: Suite for unaccompanied cello, No.2 in d (BWV1008). Rachel Mercer, cello. Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria Park Ave. 416-690-8686. $20. =z1c =cham

Feb 01 2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 24, 27, 30, Feb 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Feb 01 2:00: Oakville Symphony. From Vienna with Love. Brahms: Concerto for violin; Beethoven: Symphony No.1; Johann Strauss: Voices of Spring. Emmanuel Vulkovich, violin; Roberto De Clara, conductor. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. 905-815-2021 or 1-888-489-7784. $51; $46(sr); $26(st). Also Jan 31(eve). =z2 =orch =othr

Feb 01 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Campbell House Museum. Footsteps in Campbell House: Opera Student Composer Collective. Museum tour. Libretto by Michael Patrick Albano. Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street W. 416-597-0227x2. $20. Also Jan 30. 31(eve and mat). =z1c =oper =othr

Feb 01 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 30, 31, Feb 5-8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Feb 01 2:30: VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert. Street Scene. Weill. Allison Angelo, soprano; Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; VOICEBOX Chorus; Robert Cooper, conductor. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754. $52-$73. Reception following. =z1c =oper =voic =must

Feb 01 3:00: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Bohemian Contrasts. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b Op.115; Schulhoff: String Sextet; piano works by Liszt and Janáček. Guests: New Orford String Quartet; Teng Li, viola. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $10-$45. =z1c =cham =othr

Feb 01 3:00: Syrinx Concerts Toronto. Celebrating Women in Classical Music. Brott: Songs of Contemplation; Purcell: Bess of Bedlam; The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation; Berlioz: La Mort d'Ophélie; Schubert: Shepherd on the Rock; and other works. Melanie Conly, soprano; Emily Rho, piano; Peter Stoll, clarinet. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-922-3618. $25; $20(st). =z1c =cham =othr =pian =voic

Feb 01 4:00: Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Organ music for Candlemas. Andrew Adair, organ. 477 Manning Ave. 416-531-7955. Free. =z1c =orgn

Feb 01 4:00: St. Olave's Anglican Church. Choral Evensong for Candlemas. Anthems by Eccard, Warlock and Howells. Schola Ecclesiam; Clem Carelse, conductor. 360 Windermere Ave. 416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated. Post-concert chat with conductor; refreshments. =z1w =chor =relg

Feb 01 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival. New works by Sophie Dupuis and Shelley Marwood. Sistema Toronto. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =newm =voic

Feb 02 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Ecouter Ensemble. Chamber music by Anthony Green, Cristina Spinei, Daniel Nass, Luci Holland, John Winiars and others. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. 6:00: Pre-concert chat. =z1c =cham =newm

Feb 03 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Poèmes pour Mi. Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mi; Theme and Variations for violin and piano. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio: Aviva Fortunata, soprano; Karine Boucher, soprano; Kerry DuWors, violin; Liz Upchurch, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =cham =pian =voic

Feb 03 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Rising Stars Recital. Students from the Glenn Gould School. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations welcome. =z1c =cham

Feb 03 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Presentation No.1. Works by visiting composers. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian

Feb 03 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Presentation No.2. Works by visiting composers. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian

Feb 03 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 24, 27, 30, Feb 1, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Feb 04 10:00am: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Glenn Gould School Concerto Competition Finals. Solo performers of the Glenn Gould School compete for the opportunity to perform a concerto with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra during the 2015-16 season. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free (ticket required). =z1c =othr

Feb 04 12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noontime Recitals. Simon Walker, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. =z1c =orgn

Feb 04 7:00: Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre. Wagner. Christine Goerke, soprano (Brünnhilde); Heidi Melton, soprano (Sieglinde); Clifton Forbis, tenor (Siegmund); Johan Reuter, baritone (Wotan); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 31, Feb 7, 10, 13, 19, 22(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Feb 04 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Chamber Music Concert No.1. Works by visiting composers from China. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =othr =pian =newm

Feb 04 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart and Chopin. Schubert: Impromptu; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14, K.449; Chopin: Grande Polonaise; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano; Pavel Kolesnikov, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$145. 6:45: Pre-concert Performance featuring pianists Pavel Kolesnikov and Orion Weiss. =z1c =orch =pian

Feb 05 12:00_noon: Canadian Opera Company. Piano Virtuoso Series: Opera Transcriptions for Piano. Works by Granados and Wagner-Liszt. Pavel Kolesnikov, piano; Orion Weiss, piano; Emanuel Ax, host. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. =z1c =pian

Feb 05 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Chamber Music Concert No.2. Works by visiting composers from Sichuan and Guizhou Conservatories; Chinese University of Hong Kong. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian

Feb 05 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon at Met. Timothy Wisnicki, piano. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. =z1c =pian

Feb 05 12:30: York University Department of Music. Faculty Spotlight Series. Mozart: The Complete Sonatas(selections). Jacques Israelievitch, violin, and Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano. Tribute Communities Hall, Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =cham =pian =othr

Feb 05 1:00: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. In concert: Classics and Jazz. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. $10. Incl. coffee and snack. Also Jan 8. =z1 =band =jazz =othr

Feb 05 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 30, 31, Feb 1, 6-8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Feb 05 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Chamber Music Concert No.3. Works by visiting composers from China. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =cham =newm =othr =pian

Feb 05 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart@259: Mozart and Chopin. Schubert: Impromptu; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14, K.449; Chopin: Grande Polonaise; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano; Pavel Kolesnikov, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $33-$145. 6:45: Pre-concert Performance featuring pianists Pavel Kolesnikov and Orion Weiss. =z1c =orch =pian

Feb 06 1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri. Classics, opera, operetta, musicals, ragtime, pop, international and other genres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. =z1c =pian

Feb 06 7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Don Giovanni. Mozart. Jane Archibald, soprano (Donna Anna); Jennifer Holloway, mezzo (Donna Elvira); Michael Schade, tenor (Don Ottavio); Russell Braun, baritone (Don Giovanni); Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone (Leporello); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Michael Hofstetter, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 24, 27, 30, Feb 1, 3, 12, 14, 18, 21(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Feb 06 7:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 30, 31, Feb 5, 7, 8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Feb 06 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. What Makes It Great?® Beethoven Piano Concerto 4. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4. Rob Kapilow, conductor and host; Emanuel Ax, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29-$79. =z1c =orch =pian

Feb 06 7:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Symphony Orchestra. Sibelius: Finlandia; Debussy: Nocturnes; Stravinsky: Petrouchka. David Briskin, conductor; Women's Chamber Choir with Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park. 416-408-0208. $30; $20(sr); $10(st). =z1c =chor =orch

Feb 06 8:00: Royal Conservatory. World Music: Pavlo. Mediterranean sound integrating exotic instruments. Pavlo, Chinese erhu, Portuguese guitarra, Arabic flute, Indian sitar and Greek bouzouki,. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40-$80. =z1c =othr =worl

Feb 06 8:00: Toronto Consort. Splendours of the Emperor's Chapel. A concert of music from the Viennese court and chapel of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I. Works by Schmelzer, Biber, Bertali and Leopold I for cornettos, sackbuts, strings, keyboards, and voice. Toronto Consort; guest director: Lucas Harris, theorbo. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $23-$54. Also February 7. =z1c =earl =othr =voic

Feb 06 8:00: York University Department of Music. Improv Soiree. Open mic. Casey Sokol, host. Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. =z1 =impr

Feb 07 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Piano Extravaganza: Pianorama. Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Emanuel Ax, Pavel Kolesnikov, Patricia Krueger, piano; Richard Chao Gao, Amadeusz Kazubowski-Houston, Coco Ma, Artun Miskciyan, Marko Pejanovic, Anastasia Rizikov, Anna Vertypolokh, Victoria Wong, Annie Zhou, Harmony Zhu, Winner of the Toronto International Piano Competition 2014, piano; David Briggs, organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29-$79. Also at 4pm. =z1c =orch =orgn =pian

Feb 07 2:30: St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Laura Schatz/Brian Farrow, directors. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $25; $20(sr/st). Also Jan 30, 31, Feb 5, 6, 8. =z1c =oper =othr =must

Feb 07 4:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Piano Extravaganza: Pianorama. Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828. $29-$79. See 2pm. =z1c =orch =orgn =pian

Feb 07 4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre. Wagner. Christine Goerke, soprano (Brünnhilde); Heidi Melton, soprano (Sieglinde); Clifton Forbis, tenor (Siegmund); Johan Reuter, baritone (Wotan); COC Orchestra and Chorus; Johannes Debus, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $49-$424; $22(under 30). Also Jan 31, Feb 4, 10, 13, 19, 22(start times vary). =z1c =must =oper

Feb 07 4:30: Royal Conservatory. Discovery Series: Taylor Academy Showcase Concert. Featuring young artists from the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free. =z1c =kids

Feb 07 7:30: Opera by Request. Cosi fan tutte. Mozart. Jami-Lynn Gubbe, soprano (Fiordiligi); Melissa Peiou, mezzo (Dorabella); Andrea Nunez, soprano (Despina); Jan Nadal, tenor (Ferrando); Janaka Welihinda, baritone (Guglielmo); Lawrence Shirkie, bass-baritone (Don Alfonso); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. =z1c =oper

Feb 07 8:00: Acoustic Harvest. John Prince and Safe Harbour. Guest: Ron Jones. St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. 416-264-2235. $25/$22(adv). 7:30: Doors open. =z1e =folk

Feb 07 8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #30. An evening of improvisation in the tradition of the Columbia U Radio jams or CCMC Music Gallery evenings. Rick Sack, conductor. Array Space, 155 Walnut St. 416-532-3019. Free/PWYC. =z1c =newm =othr =impr

Feb 07 8:00: Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Subscription Concert #3. Puccini: Il Tabarro; Verdi: Nabucco (Overture); Finals of the 2014-15 Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra Clifford Poole Vocal Competition. Guest: Tryptych Concert and Opera. P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-879-5566. $33-$53; $28-$43(sr/st); free(under 12). =z1e =oper =orch =voic

Feb 07 8:00: Mississauga Festival Choir. Festival of Friends. Local choirs in solo and massed repertoire. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford, Mississauga. 905-824-5578. $25; $15(under 13). Proceeds to a Mississauga charity. =z2 =chor

Feb 07 8:00: Royal Conservatory. TD Jazz: A Salute to the Big Bands: Zap Mama and Antibalas. Afrobeat band Antibalas joins forces with Congolese/Belgian artist Marie Daulne who sings polyphonic  Afro-pop. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. $40-$80. =z1c =band =jazz =worl

Feb 07 8:00: Spectrum Music. Starry Night. Works by Graham, Segger, Dietschi, Lewis, McBride, Richards, and Willes. Lina Allemano, trumpet; Jim Lewis, trumpet; Heather Segger, trombone; Tom Richards, trombone; Aline Homzy, violin; Matt Roberts, bass. Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-988-3127. $15; $10(sr/st/arts). =z1c =newm

Feb 07 8:00: Toronto Consort. Splendours of the Emperor's Chapel. A concert of music from the Viennese court and chapel of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I. Works by Schmelzer, Biber, Bertali and Leopold I for cornettos, sackbuts, strings, keyboards, and voice. Toronto Consort; guest director: Lucas Harris, theorbo. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $23-$54. Also February 6. =z1c =earl =othr =voic

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