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38 Soturdoy, December 10, 1966 ' .The Ottawo Journal m Staging Winning Play f or Children A cast of II. including director Edgard Demers. will appear in Jacqueline Martin's prize-winning play. Le fou d'Agolan. which La Compagnie des Trou-veres is presenting for the first time today in the Laurent ten Theatre. Gatineau. With the exception of Mr. Demers. who will appear as the monk Eyariste. and Jeanne Sa-bounn. a well-known actress who will play the part of the bad witch Malouine. all members of the cast are newcomers to the company. The role of Garrigou. the fool of Agolan. will be played by Yvon Thibodeau. Others in the cast are Louis-Adhemar Maltais. Guy Roy. Hector Allard. Suzanne Guer-ette. Jean Plouffe. Michele La-croix. Francois Robitaille. An-dree Dubois and Claude Mar- ul:ti Sets are by Aldo Marleau ana costumes were made by Sylvia Gordon from sketches by Bernard Pou'.in. Arthur Antille has created the properties. The French - language play for children, will be offered tomorrow afternoon in Cornwall. It will be presented next Saturday at 3 p.m. in LaSalle Academy auditorium and .the following afternoon there will be performances in Lac des Fees School. Hull. Today's performance begins at three o'clock. BRITANNIA CHANCEL PLAYERS have undertaken the first Ottawa production of The Business of Good Government, a Nativity play by British playwright John Arden. The play will be presented during $ the 9.30 and 11 a.m. services at Britannia United Church Sunday. Dec. 18. The music for the production has been arranged and composed by Don Robertson, who will also play the leading role of Herod. Others in the cast are Bob Andrew. Jean Heffeman. Cindy Wade. Susan Worsnop, Joan Livesley. Jean Shaw, Christopher Worsnop, Sylvia Darwood. Roy Morris and David Shaw. Jack Livesley is directing the production. AUDITIONS for the Orpheus Operatic Society's production of the Leonard Bernstein musical. West Side Story, will be held at LaSalle Academy tomorrow from 3 to S p.m. and Monday from 8 to 10 p.m. Joseph Shaver will be the stage director and Berthold Car-riere the musical director. Richard Jones will do the choreography. The final performance of the current Orpheus hit. My Fair Lady, takes place tonight in the Technical School auditorium. w A DRAMA WORKSHOP for high school teachers and students is being neld today at Notre Dame High School under auspices of the Ottawa Collegiate Drama Council. It is being directed by Dennis Sweeting. Toronto theatre personality, 's. Mr. Sweeting is administrator of the Museum Children's The atre in Toronto and president of the Touring Players' Foundation. PETER PAN has been selected by Lakeside Theatre Productions as their next children's play. Plans are for it to go on tour m the area Feb. li. Renovation work at Lakeside Gardens, the group's regular base, has ruled out performances there for the present. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, another LTP play for children, recently completed a successful tour of Ottawa Valley centres. An adult play also is planned for the new year. A FINAL PERFORMANCE of three one - act. avant-garde plays will be given in LaSalle Academy auditorium this eve ning by La Comedie des Deux Rives, the University of - Ottawa's French - language company. Directed by Jean Herbier, the plays are Dis Joe. by Sam uel Beckett: En regardant torn-ber les murs. by Guy Foissy: and Pique - nique en campagne by Fernando Arrabal. i LITTLE THEATRE COMEDY This scene is from You Can't Take It With You. the Hart-Kaufman comedy set in 1937 New York which opened Thursday at the Ottawa Little Theatre. John Smyth. Garth Taylor and Art King, as Ed. Donald and Paul, are seen planning the wording of the family's homemade candy labels. The play continues oh week nights until Dec. 17 and the final performance, takes place Sunday. Dec. 18. - (Journal Photo bv Dominion WW) THEATRE NEWS Centennial Band Playing New Piece by McCauley The Ottawa Centennial Band (formerly the Ottawa Youth . Band) will give its first concert of the season tomorrow at 1 3 p.m. in Woodroffe High School 'auditorium. There will be no admission charge; I Composed of some 100 young . players, the band is directed by jjohn P. Murdie and Peter F. I Manley. It will take part in the Centennial production to be ctaoiwt'nn Parliament Hill npvt i Tomorrow's program will include the premiere performance -of Canadian Folksong Fantasy, a work written for the band by The Week In Ottawa TOOAY TIM 'Ticklish Harp. Little Owl Oil-dren'l Theatre. Ue Hibou caHee law, 2 pm. nal performance of Sinbod and the Mermaid."- Ottawa Theotre far Chil dren. Hillcrest High School. 2 30 pm. Ottawa Junior Music Club concert. National Museum. J.4S pm Ottawa west Junior Music Club rtneert. Fisher Park High School. 2 4S p.m. Finos performance of Mv Fair Lrhr. Onpheus production. Ottawa Technical High school. Lis pm. You Cant Take It" with You. Ottawa Little Thtotr. 130 p.m. Final performance o Th Country Win). University of Ottawa Orama Guild. Academic Hall. 1 30 pm. Archio Sheep Ouortet. Carleton University Alumni Theatre. j.jo p rn Entertaining Mr. Sloone. Co Hibou. 1.30 p.m. Britten's Saint -Nicolas. St. Matthews Church. 1 30 p.m. . Three one-act plays by La Comedie des Oeux Rives. La Salle Academy. 30 p.m. SUNOAY Ottawa Centenniol Band concert, Wooorofte High School. ) p ut. Final performance of Entertaining Mr. Sloone. Le Hibou. 130 pm. . MONDAY You Can't Take It with You continues all week at the Ottawa Lime Theatre, 1.30 p.m. TUESDAY Ottawo Choral society conceit. Glebe Collegiate. 130 pm. ' FRIDAY Corals of the Nations. Fisher Park High School. 0 p.m. SATURDAY The Ticklish Harp. Le Hibou. I p-m. Hillcrest Junior Music Club concert, HilKrest High School. 1 30 p.m. La Compagnie des Trouveios pre sents Le fou crAgotan. Lasolse emy. 3 p.m. William McCauley. Formerly of Ottawa. Dr. McCauley now is director of j".usic at Toronto's O'Keefe Centre and at Yerk University, CUUpr iipivie will he rrmrert J Suite, by F. Ashe; an arrange ment of Bach s St. Anne Fugue: Russian Sailors' Dance, G'iere; On the Quarterdeck. Alford; and selections from Fiorello. CHALMERS RE-ELECTED Floyd S. Chalmers of Toronto has been re-elected president of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation of Canada it x.sPSs n - (. " n 4 - t . 1 RESTORATION COMEDY This scene is from the University of Ottawa Drama Guild's production of The Country Wife, a Restoration comedy by William Wycherley. Barbara Gross is seen as Lady Fidget and Walter Burgess as Horner. The play opened Thursday and concludes tonight at the Academic Hall. 133 Wilbrod Street. Admission is free - IJoumol Photo by Dominion wide) Ottawa Soloists Three Ottawa singers and another known here will be soloists with the Ottawa Choral So ciety at its Christmas concert in - Glebe Collegiate auditorium Tuesday night. Baritone Peter Milne, of Smiths Falls and Toronto, will be heard in all three works Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fan tasia on Christmas Carols: Midnight Mass for Christmas by the 17th century French composer Marc - Antone Charpen- tier: and Part One of Handel's Messiah. The Vaughan Williams piece, written in 1911. is for baritone solo, choir and orchestra. The Charpentier and Hande! works require four soloists. Mr. Milne won the Temple Choir Trophy in the 19SC Ot tawa Music Festival and ap peared with the Ottawa Civic Symphony last June. He studied at the Royal Conserv a t o r y i LUBA GOY TFO Scholarship Awarded To Ottawa Girl Luba Goy. a young Ottawa actress, has been awarded a 1500 scholarship donated to the National Theatre School in Montreal by the Theatre Foun dation of Ottawa. She will receive a year's free tuition at the school, where she is enrolled in the acting course. Miss Goy won the best-actress award in the 1964 Ottawa High School Drama Festival. The following year she received a simi lar award in the Eastern On tario Drama League's one-act festival, when she appeared in Visions of an Unseemly Youth. presented by Le Theatre' du Pont Neuf, and in The Babies. a Glebe Collegiate entry. She also has taken part m a num- br of Carleton University pro ductions. The TFO made the contribution as a Centennial project. It was stipulated that the scholarship should go to a worthy stu dent from the Ottawa area. j',- by: LB.-LLUE'ir THREE CHRISTMAS WORKS Five Choirs Presenting Carols of the Notions Carols of the Nations, a pro gram arranged by the Polish Paderewski Choir in Ottawa, will be presented next Friday at S p m. in Fisher Park High School auditorium. Five choirs will sing carols in their native languages. Besides the Paderewski choir. which is directed by Victor Kwissa. groups participating are: the Crawley Film Singers. directed by Craig Davidson: St. Paul's Choir of Aylmer. di Immaculata Group at Hillcrest Junior Concert The Immaculata High School Glee Club, directed by Sister SL Bernard, will be heard at the Hillcrest Junior Music Club con cert in Hillcrest . High. School next Saturday afternoon. The choir will sing music for the Christmas season. Piano, recorder and .vocal selections will be given by the following students: Tom Hand-forth, Janet Burn. Jane Ellen Krause. Jennifer Trent, -Susan Stewart. Gordon Monahan. Karen Blackmore. Brenda Baker. Shelagh Kelley. Mary Baerg. Yvonne VervoorV Frandae Gil- more.. Catherine Lucy. Diana McCarthy. Cheryl Smith. Marilyn Carter.' Mary Ellen Mac-Isaac and Kathy Treganowan. Opera School and this season joined the Canadian Opera Company. He also is baritone soloist at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church In Toronto. The other aoloisu 'will be Helen Pyrin, soprano; Mona Harrison, contralto; and James Flannery. tenor. Mrs. Pynn came to Ottawa last September, when her husband. Rev. Robert Pynn, was appointed assistant rector of St. John's Anglican Church. Born in Toronto, she studied music in Boston and later received a master of arts degree in education from Columbia University. New York. Dur ing her eight years in Boston and New York she sang with a number of oratorio groups and was soloist in several churches. including Riverside Church in New York City. Miss Harrison is contralto soloist at - -Knox Presbyterian Christmas Program At Gallery A Christmas program is planned for the concert to 'be given at the National Gallery Dec. 18 by the CBC Studio Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Frederick Karam The program will include car ol singing oy trie audience The guest artist will be liam Kuinka. one of the leadmg mandolin players in Canada. Mr. Kuinka is a member of the Toronto Symphony, where he regularly plays the double bass. He will be soloist in the Concerto in D major for mandolin and orcbestra by Giovanni Haft- CBC Sponsoring Performance Of Britten Work A number of Ottawa groups will take part in the perform ancc of Benjamin Britten's can tata. Saint Nicolas, being given in SL Matthew's A n g I i c a n Church this evening under aus- pies of CBC Ottawa Area Radio. Dr. Frederick Karam will con duct the performance, which will be recorded for broadcast next Saturday. Those taking part include the Carleton University Choral So ciety, the Ottawa Public Schools' Central Choir, the CBC Studio Orchestra and pianists Evelyn Green berg and Joan Milliken. Vocal soloists will be James Flannery, John Bed does, Brian Hogarth, Michael Dale. Anthony Leaning and David Service. rected by J. A. Robert; the Dutch Choral Society under the direction of Henry Boonenberg; and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church directed by John J. Tokaryk. As a finale, the choirs will join in O Holy Night, under Mr. Tokaryk's direction. Individually, each group will sing a total of six carols. Diane Derepentigny and Kry-styna Wroblowna will be the accompanists. ARCHIE SHEPP will appear in Carleton University's Alumni Theatre tonight with members of his jazz quartet and trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. Stiepp plays the tenor iMophone. The (roup will also perform at Le Hibou coffeehouse, starting at for Choral TJ V 'I I HT1 HELEN PYNN Church and has been heard in many musical performances in Ottawa. Mr. Flannery is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and studied singing at the Yale School of Music. He made many appearances in opera, oratorio, concerts, radio and television in the Eastern United States be- WORLD FESTIVAL Many Attractions Slated For Montreal During Expo Many of the world leading ooera. ballet and theatre com- orchestras and chamber ; m.s.c ensembles will be an- diens City pearing in Montreal during the World Festival to be staged as part of Expo 67. ' Most of these performances will take place at the Place des Arts, which has been rented for the six-month run of the exhibition. In addition to (he existing 3.000-seat Salle Wilfrid Pelletier (formerly the Grande Salle).! the Place des Arts 'will include! two smaller houses by the time txpo opens April 28. These are the 1,300-seat Theatre Maison-neuve and the 800-seat Theatre Port Royal. Film festivals, popular entertainment and various special shows wilt be presented in' Expo Theatre, just outside the exhibi- tion's main entrance gate in Cite du Havre. There will also be an exten sive program of free entertain ment on the Expo site. Following are a 1 1 r a ctions scheduled for the Place des Arts: OPERA Royal Opera of Stockholm (May 30-June 4): Hamburg Slate Opera (June 13-18): Montreal Opera Company (July 7. 13. IS. 17. 18. 20. 22. 23): Bolshoi Opera (August): Vienna State Opera (Sept. 4-22): English Opera Group (Sept 18-23); La Scala or Milan (Oct. 5-16); Canadian Opera Company (Oct. 17-22). ORCHESTRAS McGill Chamber Orchestra (April 30-May 1): Los Angeles Philharmonic (May I); joint concert by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Montreal Symphony (May 2); Toronto Sym phony (May S); Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam (May 17-19); Melbourne Symphony (June S-6); Suisse Romande Orchestra (June 19-21); Bath Festival Orchestra (June 22-27): Collegium Musicum de Zurich (July $4); National Youth Orchestra of Canada (July 21); Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Sept. S. 15. 18. 20); Munich Bach Choir and Or chestra (Sept 23-24); Orches- tre National de France (Sept. 25-26); New York Philharmonic (Sept. 30-Oct 1); Czech Phil-, harmonic (Oct. 2): Czech cham ber groups (Oct. 9-14). BALLET Ballet du Vingtieme Siecle. ! from Belgium (May 9-13); Aus- j tralian Ballet (May 23-27); ! Hull Festival Deadline Dec. 19 Entries for the 1967 Hull Music Festival must be filed not later than Dec 19. - The same deadline applies for 1 Hull competitors wishing to en ter Centenary Festivals of Music classes. j The competition will be held 1 May 3 to 5. Entry forms may be obtained at the office of the Recreation: Commission, 162 Hotel de Villej Street, Hull, or by writing to' the Hull Music Festival, PO Box 421. HulL The Hull festival is part of the Quebec Musk Festivals. The syllabus lists a variety of m-, strumental, vocal and choral! classes. Society Concert PETER MILNE fore coming to Ottawa in I9C1 as director of English drama at the University ( Ottawa. He has sung at the Berkshire Music Festival and toured Europe with the Yatellussian Chorus'. He gave a recital in New York's Town Hall in 1960. I He recently returned to Ottawa iirom imana wnere ne spent Royal Ba'let of London (June MISCELLANEOUS 7-10); Les Grands Ballets Cana- Red Army Chorus and (June 23-Z6). New York Dancers (May IS): Music and Ballet (July !-5): Pans Dance of India (June M-July Opera B a 1 1 e t (July IS - ); ); J,nesse Musicales coo-Royal Winnipeg Ballet (Aug. 2S--. r,rti (Julv 1C . ISi: IVnederH Sept. 2); Martha Graham Dancers (Sept. IS-30): National Ballet of Canada (Oct. 23-28) THEATRE Theatre de France (May 1-13); Neptune Theatre of Hali fax (May 8-13): Theatre du Nouveau Monde (May 1S-I7); Cameri Theatre of Israel (May l-Z0; Bristol Old Vio (May 29-June 3): Centre Dramatique Komand and Theatre de Carouge. from Switzerland (June 5-10): Teatro Stabile di Genoa (June 11-17); Rideau Vert or Montreal (June 26-July 8); Comedie de Saint Etienne. from France (July 17-29); Kabuki Theatre of Japan (Aug. 3-12); Rideau de Bruxel-les (Sept. 4-9): Theatre National dt Belgique (Sept. 5-9)r Mani toba Theatre Centre (Sept. 18-23): Confederation Centre Company of Chaiiottetown (Oct 2-7): National Theatre of Greece (Oct 9-14); National Theatre of Great Britain (Oct. 18-22, ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH AFTERNOON CANDLELIGHT SERVICE, 4 P.M. SUNDAY, DECEMBER IS MESSIAH PART I , Conducted by CARMAN II. MILLIGAN Virgil Fox Plays The Baldwin Organ Virgil Fox's ability to get the most from any pipe organ, large or small, is undisputed. That's why he was asked to perform his most exciting pipe organ repertoire on the Baldwin Model II. Listen to this "recorded concert' and hear for yourself at the hands of a master virtuoso why the Baldwin Model lib such an outstanding instrument. For just $5.00." this recording, custom produced for Baldwin by Command Records, is your permanent ticket to a magnificent musical "concert'. And remember, the Baldwin Model 1 1 is an electronic organ; only the repertoire is pipe organ. BRADLEY PIANO & ORGAN CO. 1275 .WELLINGTON ST. Don't id The Nutcracker A fabulous Christmas Fantasy performed by The Ballet Imperial of Conado under the ouspices of the Chikjren'i Hospital Auxiliary. Moo., Dec Mth, 2.M sa-Ui WeWrrffe Hif ScIhmI leaewwiewO Tins, Doc. 27th, 4.30 s.1. - iin1 Hiah Sdnal (AWtrorejea) Wed, Bet. 2 It, i.30 p.. - Kifmm ffia School (AoeStorioto) Thws, Doc 2tlK 4.30 auok-IIehae Mali School UUoltarhMi) Tickets: 81.00-11.50 Avoflable at The Davis Agency M Sparks St. Too MONA HARRISON two years working on a book oa the early Abbey Theatre trader auspices of a Canada Council fellowship. The concert will be directed' by Robert VanDine. who bc- came conductor of the Choral Society this season. The singers will be accompanied by a small string orchestra. Michelaneli. Italian oianist (Sept. 3). . As one of the final events. Canada's" Stratford Shakespearean company will be perfoniv-ing at Expo Theatre from Oct 18-28. OTTAWA CHORAL S0GETY CHRISTMAS CONCERT with Choir, Soloists . and Orchastra " TbwsaVay, Diim.ir 13 (JO m- -. Glebe Callage AeXwtaritxai took teort one . A. Corpenner Tlcet H3 ta eale at Treble CM one: Miss 99