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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaNew Leisure Winnipeg Ftfe press saturday december 19, 1970 music arts 9 Randy Bachman along with the Canadian festival quartet Robbie Mcdougall concert pianist and a variation with some friends a Neo classical chamber Rock ensemble Wili present a concert at the Centennial concert Hall dec. 20 at . The concert was endorsed by Maitland b. Steinkopf late chairman of the Manitoba Centennial corporation prime minister tru Deau and mayor Steve Jizba. Mennonite choir on radio the familiar music of Christmas Sung in English. German and French by the internationally acclaimed mennonite children s choir o f Winnipeg will be a Christmas eve feature on Csc radio. Christmas eve with the mennonite Chil Dren s choir will be heard on the am network at . And on pm on Christ Mas Day at . The choir 40 singers be tween the Ages of eight and 16. Is under the direction of Helen Litz. It will be accompanied by an 11-piece orchestra conducted by Richard Seaborn who also wrote All the orchestral arrangements. The program which opens with a Medley of Adesie fideles and o Santi Sima. Will include Huron Carol Carol of the Bells 0 come o come Emmanuel this Little babe i d rather have Jesus i wander As i wonder Cov entry Carol Schlaf Wohl bless this House orches t r a Patipan Virgin s slumber song on the 25th Day of december orchestral Medley Good King Wenceslas and Jingle Bells choral Medley the first Noel. O Tannenbaum Angels we have heard on High. Ii est be. Kling Glock Clien Kling. And incise Rie Selt Der Schnee and finally. S Lent night. Included in the program will a Short narration of a translated excerpt from the russian mennonite novel. Lost in the Steppes by Arnold Dyck. This poetic description o f Christmas eve in a Remote mennonite Village was translated by Csc announcer producer Walter Unger of special events who will also act As narrator. The choir was founded in 1957. Mrs. Litz its first and Only conductor is also a pianist and violinist. In addition to conducting the Chil Dren in about 20 Winnipeg performances annually she has also directed numerous choral festivals and music Camps. Richard Seaborn. Winnipeg violinist and conductor was the concert master of the 1970 Canadian opera season. He is a former concertmaster of the Csc Winnipeg orchestra and the Winnipeg symphony orches tra. Production of this special Christmas program is by Ben Horch. With Star. Evan Byshyn. Technician. Theatre Centennial planetarium until Jan. 3 the Star of Bethlehem the planetarium s annual Christmas show which re creates the heavens at the time of Christ s birth centring on the Star Over Bethlehem. Hours tues Day through Friday. And 9 . Saturday. 1. 4. And 9 . Contact the planetarium for the times of special showings in ukrainian. French or German on some sunday and monday evenings. Manitoba theatre Centre. 174 Market Avenue today at and 9 . Final performances of a Long Day s journey into right. By Eugene o Neill directed by Keith Turnbull and starring David Dodimead. Frances Hyland. Robert Fields. Neil Vipond. Nancy Beatty. An autobiographical drama which pursues the o Nej l family s most intimate fears and weaknesses in the course of one Day. Studio 22, Sharp Boulevard tonight at . The Mousetrap an Agatha Christie thriller directed by Doug Lawrence and starring Linda Ingram. Rius Williams and Russell Simmonds. Next saturday. Dec. 27 and dec. 28. At and 7 . Actors showcase presents red shoes an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. The play a mixture of dance music and drama directed by Daphne Korol. Stars Fay Thompson. David King. Len Ross. Win Ston Macdonald. Margaret Lyndon and Michael Gagnon. Planetarium auditorium tonight at . Actors showcase final performance of three one act plays goodbye to the Clown by Ernest Kinoy. Some thing unspoken by Tennessee Williams and a tiny closet by Liliian Inge. Nyo auditions in preparation for its summer 1971 season the natio Nal youth orchestra association has set up auditors for More than 350 applicants across the country during the Christmas period. The adjudicator will be Stephen Kondaks noted Violis from Montreal and a member of the National youth orchestra faculty since 1963. In All he will travel to 13 centres to hear the Young instrumentalists Ages 14 to 24. Approximately 110 students will be chosen to play in the orchestra. On july 25, 1971, they will commence a four week intensive study period culminating in a number of Public concerts Between aug. 20 and sept. 1. Or. Kondaks will be in Winnipeg Jan. 8 when he will audition Young musicians for the 1971 orchestra. The auditions will be held at studio ii. Csc radio 541 Portage Avenue Between noon and . Visual arts Fleet gallery International inn 8 until dec. 31 Christmas show by gallery artists. 173 Mcdermot ave. E. Until dec. 31 three exhibitions Joe Flaskett oils and pastels Rakhel Biller Klein woodcuts and drawings new Eskimo prints. Galleria fore 405 Selkirk Avenue december Choice show including Watercolours by Nick Prins and of Valci Timmas. Oils by Helen Lucas and Moe Reinblatt. Ink washes by Joe Rosenthal serigraphs by Harold town Bronze sculpture by Leo Mol. Pan am Pool continuing Eskimo sculpture in the foyer. Smith House of Art. 1845 Portage until Doc. 25 exhibition and Sale of Walter j. Phillips color Wood cuts and Wood engravings. University of Manitoba school of Art until Jan. 2 John Hall and Robert Carmichael two Alberta super realists. Arshi Thure building Early Chicago architecture an exhibit of photographs plans and drawings. Upstairs gallery. Sis Smith Street until dec. 30 a collector s Choice exhibition of oils and Watercolours. Including work by Arthur Lister. Goodridge Roberts. Jack Shadbolt. Lem inc Fitzgerald Jack Humphrey and Harold town. Winnipeg Art gallery until Jan. -1 Winnipeg sketch club exhibition. Until Jan. 10 a toy exhibition from Black Creek Pioneer Village. Music Centennial concert Hall tonight at . The Canadian opera company from Toronto will stage its production of orpheus in the underworld. By Jacques Offenbach. Lending the 13-member cast will to Jan rubes. Sheila Piercey. Phi Stark and Don Mcmanus. Directed by Herman Geiger Torel and the 26-member orchestra will be conducted by John Fenwick. The opera is a spoof on greek mythology and is the first opera to be performed in the Centennial concert Hall. Sunday at . Beethoven Rock concert. Man Stein artistic director. The concert is also a tribute to Maitland b. Steinkopf. Groups performing the Canad an festival quartet plays a string quartet no. 7f sonata no. 10 in g major opus an Early piano Trio. Rock artists include Randy Bachman. Composer and former Lead guitarist with the guess who. Bassist Chad Allen and Robert Bachman. Drums both formerly with the guess who. A variation a Neo Cias Sical chamber Rock Robbie Mcdougal. Pianist. Each of the Rock artists will appear in free expression of Beethoven s works which include. The Pat Etique the Moonlight sonata symphony no. 9 in d University of Manitoba. School of Mosir wednesday at . Recital by Stephen Cera. Piama. The program will consist of three Beethoven piano tas no. I in f minor. No. 17 in d minor and 2s in e Flat

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