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Volume 12 - Issue 9 - June 2007

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... CONCERTS: Toronto and GTAWednesday June 27- 12:30: Yonge·Dundas Square. SummerSerenades: Marieve Herington. Singer performsquirky bilingual jazz. Yonge & Dundas Sts. 416·979-9960. Free.- 7:00: Twilight Concerts·in·the·Park atApplewood. Salvation Army Band, EtobicokeTemple. Grounds of Applewood Homestead, 450The West Mall. 416-6224124. Free.- 7:30: COMMINGLE. An Eclectic Evening ofMusic, Art & Fun. Works by Bach IJ.S. or C.P.E.),Horvat. Mintzer, Wiley, & others; photographs byEugene Rittich & others for sale. Michele Jacot,Dylan Bell, Kevin Fox, Tim Francom, Frank Horvat,The Dimanche Matin Sax Du art et, & others, performers.The Ballroom. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St.W. 647-272-3494. . Proceeds to PrincessMargaret Hospital Foundation, for cancer research.- 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for the Per·forming Arts. Camelot. Written by Alan JayLerner & Frederick Loewe, based on T.H. White'sThe Once and Future King; musical setting of KingArthur and the Knights of the Round Table.Michael York, performer. 1 Front St. East. 416·872-2262. ·. For complete run see mu·sic theatre listings.- 8:00: Jazz Concerts in Parkdale. Cayote.lmprov & a meeting of the minds. Parmela Attari·wala, violin; Bridget LaMarche, viola; CarinaReeves; cello. Bonar·Parkdale PresbyterianChurch, 250 Dunn Ave. 416·533-2448. ;free{ ch/youth).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. Don Thompsonand Reg Schwager. 681 St. Clair Ave. West.416-658-5687. cover.Thursday June 28- 12:00 noon: National Ballet of Canada.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series:Contemporary Dance Program. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St.West. 416-363-8231. Free.- 7:00: Brampton Downtown BusinessAssociation. Thursday Night Concert Series:The Brampton Concert Band. Gage Park, 49 MainSt. South, Brampton. 905·874-2936. Free.- 7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. JengYi by the Willow Tree. Korean drum ensemble;traditional & original works for percussion &kayagum 112-string zither). Toronto Music Garden,475 Queens Quay W. 416·973-3000. Free.*WEATHER PERMITTING*- 8:00: RBI. Cesaria Evora. The Barefoot Divafrom Cape Verde sings her "morna" version of theblues. Guest: Sophie Milman, jazz vocalist. RoyThomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255..50·.50.- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. Kye Mar·shall and Andrew Scott. 681 St. Clair Ave. West.416-658·5687. cover.Friday June 29- 8:00: Group of Twenty·Seven. Mozart &Beethoven. Mozart: Symphony #38; Beethoven:Symphony #2; & Morlock. Eric Paetkau, conduc·tor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West.416-205-5555. ; 1sr); istl.- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Music Africa.World Routes 2007: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80.Opening: Daniel Nebiat, Eritrean krar !Africanstringed instrument). Harbourfront Centre ConcertStage, York Quay Centre, 235 Queens QuayWest. 416·973-4000. ; $ 251adv); limitedseating. rain/shine, licensed.- 8:00: Jazz Concerts in Parkdale. DonThompson, bass, James Brown, guitar in Concert.Lyrical & melodic musical conversations. Bonar·Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Ave.416·533-2448. ; freelch/youth).- 8:00: Yonge·Dundas Square. GlobalGrooves: Colectivo. 13·piece band from ten differentmusical backgrounds. Yonge & Dundas Sts.416-979·9960. Free.- 9:00pm: Association of Improvising Mu·sicians Toronto/Arraymusic. leftover DaylightSeries. Jazz & improvised music. Arraymu·sic Studio, Suite 218 lrear door), 60 Atlantic Ave.416·539·8752. -lsliding scale).-9:00pm& 10:15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. Ted Quinlanand Mike Downes. 681 St. Clair Ave. West.416·658·5687. cover.Saturday June 30- 8:00: CONTACT contemporary music.DRUMDRAG. Gareth Farr as Lileth Lacroix; per·cussion works in a cabaret-like setting; chamberworks: Beglarian: Cave; Farr: Cadenza; Sharman:Moments; Vivier: Pulau Dewata; official TorontoPride event. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 JarvisSt. 416·902-7010. ; Olsr/st).- 9:00pm & 10: 15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Hosting Toronto Jazz Festival. Bill Mc·Birnie and Reg Schwager. 681 St. Clair Ave.West. 416·658·5687. cover.Sunday July 01-4:00: Association of Improvising Musi·cians Toronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & lmpro·vised Music. Showcasing local talent. 189Church St. 416-769·2841. .- 4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. TheShoestring Magic Flute. Based on Mozart; familyintroduction to opera. Toronto Music Garden, 4 75Queens Quay West. 416·9734000. Free.*WEATHER PERMITTING *- 9:00pm & 10:15pm: Mezzetta Restau·rant. Toronto Jazz Festival. Mike Murley Trio.681 St. Clair Ave. W.416·658·5687. .Monday July 02- 12: 15: Music Mondays at Church of theHoly Trinity. Julian Knight, viola; Jan Plecash,piano. Schubert: Sonata in a, D.821 IArpeggione);Mozart: Sonata in e, K.304; miniatures by Sitt.10 Trinity Square !behind Eaton Ctr). 416-598·4521 x304. Donation, suggested min.Tuesday July 03- 7:00: Inspirational Impressions. InspirationalMusic in the Park: Canada Day. MichelleJones with WIM Dancers; The Covenant HouseBand; & others. Gage Park, 49 Main St. South,Brampton. 416·885·0551. Free.- 7:00: Oakville Wind Orchestra. Corona·tion Park Summer Series. Chris Arthurs, conductor.Coronation Park Bandshell, Lakeshore Rd.East of 3rd Line, Oakville. 905466·9306. Free,donations accepted.- 8:30: Hugh's Room The Strawbs. 2261Dundas St. West.416-531-6604. ;1adv).Wednesday July 04- 12:30: Yonge-Dundas Square. SummerSerenades: Matt Andersen. Blues, roots & rock.Yonge & Dundas Sts. 416·979·9960. Free.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. TheStrawbs. See Jul 3.Thursday July 05- 7:00: Brampton Downtown BusinessAssociation. Thursday Night Concert Series:RKSound Everywhere · Tribute to Dixie. Gage Park,49 Main St. S, Brampton. 905·874·2936. Free.- 7:00: City of Pickering. Waterfront Concert:Peter Smith Jazz Ouartet. Latin·jazz &traditional South American melodies. MillenniumSquare Park, bottom Liverpool Rd. South, Pickering.9054204660 x2096. Free.- 7:00: Dusk Dances. Dusk Dances 2007Festival: Firgrove Park (Jane/Finch Neighbourhood}.Ten·minute site·specific pieces; worksby Lua Chayenne & Roshanak Jaberi, NovaBhattacharya/Louis Laberge-Cote, Baby Boyz,CORPUS, & Danny Grossman Dance Campa·ny. Various dancers & musicians; Band:Ngoma; Lisa Anne Ross, host. South of Finchon Firgrove Gres. 416-747·5616. PWYC. Forcomplete run see music theatre listings.- 7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. ArunaNarayan. Classical North Indian ragas on 40-string sarangi. Nitin Mitta, tabla; Akshay Kalle,tanpura. Toronto Music Garden, 475 QueensQuay West. 416·973·3000. Free. *WEATHERPERMITTING*- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Music Africa.World Routes 2007: Toumani Diabate's SymmetricOrchestra. Malian kora master. Har·bourfront Centre Concert Stage, York Quay Centre,235 Queens Quay West. 416·9734000.; 1adv); limited seating, licensed.-8:30: Hugh's Room The Bills. 2261 DundasSt. West.416-531-6604. ; 1adv).Friday July 06- 8:00: Yonge.Dundas Square. GlobalGrooves: Nick "Brownman" Ali & CRUZAD.Yonge & Dundas. 416·979-9960. Free.Saturday July 07- 2:00: Choralairs of North York. 44thClosing Concert. Broadway, pop & folk songs.Earl Bales Park Community Centre Social Hall,4169 Bathurst St. 416-631 ·0029. Free.- 7:00: Bravo International/Singers onStage. Come a little Closer ... for a jazz journey.Works by Villa Lobos, Piazzola, Chopin, Niemen,Porter, Legrand, Komeda, & others. Marek Balata,John Alcorn, jazz vocals; Margaret Maye,mezzo-soprano; The Jau Ensemble; TorontoSinfonietta Strings. Isabel Bader Theatre, UolT,93 Charles St. West. 416-892 · 7799. ;1sr/st). Benefit for Epilepsy Research at Uni·versity ofT oronto.- 8:00: Opera by Request. Humperdinck'sHansel and Gretel. Concert version with piano, inGenman. Gillian Grossman, Trish Roach, PaulaWickberg, Jesse Clark; singers; children's ensemblefromthe studio of Marion Samuel Stevens;William Shookhoff, pianist/music director. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416455-2365.; 1sr/st).Do you sometimes miss concerts because youcouldn't get to the library or a concert venue topick up a WholeNote at the beginning of the month?Consider subscribing so you always know what'sgoing on. Only .00 for a year's subscription.Call 416-406-soss. SUBSCRIBE TO WholeNote!Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 8:00 PMRDRAGGareth Farr as Lilith LacroixSheila E. meets Priscilla Queen of the DesertBetty Oliphant Theatre404 Jarvis Street (@Carlton) Adults I Seniors & StudentsTickets and information: porarymusicPrograms and venues subject to change without noticetorontoart scoun c1I SOCAi',J ~Q;jfiotJSee listing for detailstnwww.mich e• .-. ·.1 . ......... 114°FLIGHTCENTRE fl! brnr(uur inn -· 034 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM - - JUNE 1-:: JULY 7 20070a);!0.....0::JCb3"C0DJ--

CONCERT LISTINGSBeyond the GT AIn this issue: Barrie, Belleville, Burlington, Cambridge, Campbellford,Cobourg, Creemore, Drayton, Dundas, Grand Bend, Guelph, H~milton,Jackson's Point, Kincardine, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Milton,Newmarket, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Drillia, Owen Sound,Penetanguishene, Peterborough, Port Hope, Sharon, St Catharines,Stratford, Sutton, Uxbridge, WaterlooConcerts: Toronto & GTA PAGE 26Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 37Summer Festivals: June 01 - July 07 PAGE 38Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 42Announcements/Lectures/Etcetera PAGE 46Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Beyond GTA: Friday June 0 I- 2:00: Shaw Festival. Mack and MabelAbout movie director Mack Sennett & leadinglady Mabel Normand; music & lyrics by JerryHerman, book by Michael Stewart. BenedictCampbell, Glynis Ranney, Gabrielle Jones & oth·ers; Baayork Lee, choreographer; Paul Sportelli,musical director; Molly Smith, director. FestivalTheatre, 1 O Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake.800-511 -7429. Call for ticket prices. For completerun see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Celebrate. Mozart:Requiem; Raminsh: Magnificat. Guests: Port·.smouth Choral Union of England, Jonathan Willcocks,conductor; Eve Mcleod, soprano; LynneMcMurtry, alto; Jason Nedecky, bass; TaliskerPlayers; Robert Cooper, conductor. Cathedral ofSt. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street, St.Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257, 866-617-3257. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGOJ.- 8:00: Drayton Entertainment: HuronCountry Playhouse. Cats. Music by AndrewLloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book ofPractical Cats by T.S. Eliot, choreographed byGino Berti, directed by Dave Campbell; spectacleof fantasy, drama, & regeneration. RR 1, B Line,Grand Bend. 519-238-6000, 888-449-4463.; (prev); (18 & under). For completerun see music theatre listings.- 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Broadway's Best:40th Anniversary Concert. Singles & medleysfrom Showboat, Carousel, Annie Get Your Gun,Gypsy, Oliver & others. Laura Pin, piano; LynneJamieson, percussion; Ryan Scot, flute; JohnPacker, director. Drury Lane Theatre, 2269 NewSt., Burlington. 905-637-3979. .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Pops Series: Pops the Fiedler Way. Brian Jack·son, conductor. Centre In The Square, 101 QueenSt. North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570, 800-265·8977. -; ( 12 & under, rush all students);(eyeGOJ.- 8:00: Musica St. James. A Silent Movie.Improvised accompaniment by Kirkland Adsett.St. James Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas.905-627-1424. Collection.- 8:00: Red Barn Theatre/Diane HaggertyProductions. Freddy Vette and The Flames.Favourite hits of the 50's-Elvis, Buddy Holly,Jerry Lee Lewis, Brenda Lee, the Shirelles. 991Lake Dr. East, Jackson's Point. 905-722-3249,JU NE 1 -J ULY 7 2007888- 733-2276. . For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 8:00: Stratford Festival. My One and Only.30's-era comedy about daredevil pilot wooingbathing beauty; music & lyrics by George Gers_hwin& Ira Gershwin; book by Peter Stone & TimothyS. Mayer. Cynthia Dale, Laird Mackintosh,David W. Keeley, Dayna Tekatch, performers;Berthold Carriere, musical director; Michael Lich·tefeld, director/choreographer. Avon Theatre, 99Downie St., Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call forticket prices. For complete run see music theatrelistings.- 9:00pm: jamesstreetmusic. /t Was 40Years Ago Today. 4Dth anniversary of Sgt. Pepper'sLonely Hearts Club Band. Various perform·ers. The Sanctuary, Jarres Street Baptist Church,96 James St. South, Hamilton. 905-522-9042. O; (Jun 1 +Jun 2, different performerseach night). Proceeds to Challenge 2007.Beyond GTA: Saturday June 02- 2:00: Stratford Festival. Oklahoma! Musicby Richard Rodgers, book & lyrics by Oscar HammersteinII, original dances by Agnes de Mille.Kyle Blair, Dan Chameroy, David W. Keeley, NoraMclellan, Blythe Wilson, performers; BertholdCarriere, musical director; Donna Feore, director/choreographer. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St.,Stratford. 800-567-1600. Call for ticket prices.For complete run see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Georgian Bay Concert Choir. TheLong Journey. Guests: Georgian Bay Children'sChoir, members of the Georgian Bay SymphonyOrchestra; Henriette Blom, conductor. St. Andrew'sChurch, 865 2nd Ave. West, OwenSound. 519-371-2935. .- 7:30: Orchestra London & Grand OperaChorus. Mozart's Don Giovanni. In Italian withEnglish translation. Gregory Dahl, Gary Relyea,Benjamin Butterfield, Fri!derique Vezina & others,singers; Glynis Leyshon, director; Timothy Vernon,conductor. Grand Theatre,471 RichmondStreet, London. 519-672-8800. -$125.- 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Broadway's Best:40th Anniversary Concert. Drury Lane Theatre,Burlington. See Jun 1.-8:00: Jean Edwards. Song Journey. JeanEdwards, soprano; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. St.Luke's Church, 27 Caroline St. West, Creemore.416-486-4172. .- 8:00: Karen Schuessler Singers. StrawberryFields. The Beatles, Petula Clark, Sir EltonJohn, Eric Clapton, Queen. Sharon Beeler, JasonHakin, soloists; Stephen Holowitz, piano; KSSUnion Jack Band; Karen Ann Schuessler, conductor.Wesley-KnoxChurch, 91 Askin St., London.519-438-4460. ; (srl; $ lO(stl; (adv);(sr adv); free(6-12).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. WindFest Concert# 1: Wind Festensembles & Diena Klyucharova, piano. Mozart:from Don Giovanni, arr. for wind octet; Serenade,K.166; Lickl: Cassatio for wind quartet;Beethoven: Quintet for piano and winds. KW CMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; O(sr); (st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Pops Series: Pops the Fiedler Way. Centre In TheSquare, Kitchener. See Jun 1. . . .- 8:00: Milton Choristers. Bella Viva/di. V1val·di: Gloria; Magnificat; Beatus Vir; Beckett: instru·mental works. Guests: Arcady, Ronald Beckett,director; Norman Reintamm, accompanist; Sonjavan de Hoel, artistic director. Knox Church, 170Main St. East, Milton. 905-878-1632. ;(sr/st); O(ch).- 8:00: Peterborough Symphony Orchestra.Borealis Summer. Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus(Concerto for Birds & Orchestra); Grieg: Sig·urd Horsalfar Suite; Sibelius: Symphony #2.Guests: Birds of the Arctic Circle; MichaelNewnham, conductor. Showplace PerformanceCentre, 290 George St. North, Peterborough.705-742-1992. ,.50; $ l 5.50(sl).- 9:0Dpm: jamesstreetmusic. /t Was 40Years Ago Today. James Street Baptist Church,Hamilton. See Jun 1.Beyond GT A: Sunday June 03- 2:00: Guelph Chamber Choir. Songfest2001. Songs of love, laughter and longing. MainStage, River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.,Guelph. 519· 763-3000, 8 77-520-2408. ; O(sl); (eyeGOJ.- 2:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation. YoungPerformers' Recital. City of Kawartha Lakesperforrring arts teachers showcase their musicstudents. Glenn Crombie Theatre, 200 Albert St.South, Lindsay. 705-878-5625. ; (youth).- 3:00: Music at Sharon. Jacques lsrae/ievitchand Friends. Pierne: Variations libres et finalefor flute, string trio & harp; Badian: Danse forstring trio; Prevost: Improvisation for solo violin;_Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola & harp; lbert: T nofor violin, cello & harp; Fran~aix: A CINQ-Quintetfor flute, string trio & harp. Jacques lsraelievitch,violin; Teng Li, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello;Judy Loman, harp; Susan Hoeppner, flute. SharonTemple, 18974 Leslie St. 416-598-3375. .- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Mu·sic Society. OuartetFest Concert II 3: YoungEnsembles 1. KW CMS Music Room, 57 YoungSt. W, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr/st).Be and GTA: Monday June 04- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Mu·sic Society. OuartetFestConcert #4: CartierQuartet. Haydn: Op.5412; Gougeon: Jeux decordes; Ravel, Quartet. KWCMS Music Room,57 Young St. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673.; (sr); $ l 5(st).Beyond GTA: Tuesday June 05- 7:30: River Run Centre. The Songbird Cate.Local acoustic singer/songwriters_. Co-operatorsHall, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519· 763-3000,800-520-2408. .- 8:00: Drayton Entertainment: DraytonFestival Theatre.Jasper Station. MusicalWWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COMcomedy, music & lyrics by Steve Thomas, book& lyrics by Norm Foster, directed & choreographedby Marc Richard; six eclectic travellers_'fives intersect as they wait for a train to Vancouver.33 Wellington St. S, Drayton. 519-638-5555, 888·449-4463. ; (prev); (18 &under). Forcoff1J/ete run see music theatre listings.- 9:00pm: Guelph Jazz Festival. Three Tuesdaysof Jazz Fundraiser. Tallboys. Kevin Breit,multi-instrumentalist; Matt Brubeck, cello; JesseStewart, percussion. The Bookshelf's Ebar, 41Quebec St., Guelph. 519-763-4952. ; O(concession).Beyond GTA: Wednesday June 06- 12:15: St. Andrew's PresbyterianChurch. Cherry Fraser, mezzo-soprano, & TinaKim, piano. 54 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578-4430. Free.Beyond GTA: Thursday June 07- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. OuartetFestConcert #5: Quartet­Fest Young Ensembles 2. Maureen Forrester Hall,Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave.West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr/st).Beyond GTA: Friday June 08- 7:00: Oriana Singers. Come Sail Away:Annual Fundraiser. Light classics, desserts. St.Peter's Anglican Church, 240 College St., Cobourg.905-372-2210, 888-262-6874 x4153.(adv only).- 8:00: Ardeleana Chamber Music Society.Blue Bridge Festival of Chamber Music, Poetry& Song: Cabaret Concert. Gardiner: New c_oncertwork; Martinu: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano;cabaret songs by Britten (text Auden), Muller.Cindy Townsend, Ramona Carmelly, vocalists;Ardeleana Trio: Emma Zoe Green, flute; Cather·ine Maguire, piano; Brenda Muller, cello. GeorginaArts Centre, 149 High St., Sutton. 905-473-1284. ; O(sr/st); free(under 8).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSociety. OuartetFestConcert #6: Quartet·Fest Finale: Penderecki & Cartier Quartets. Shostakovich:Octet; Golijov, Last Round (octet +double-bass); selections by the WLU EnsemblesPrize-winner Sirius Quartet. Maureen ForresterHall, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 UniversityAve. West, Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Beyond GTA: Saturday June 09- 11 :30am: Ardeleana Chamber MusicSociety. Blue Bridge Festival of Chamber Music,' Poetry & Song: Melissa's Song. Story-book concertby Brenda Muller performed in the roundintegrates story, poetry, chamber music, art &song; a little girl in search of her song & the straycat that helps her; for ages 6+ . St. James AnglicanChurch Parish Hall Lawn, 31 River St., Sutton.905-473-1284. ; (under 8).- 1 :OD: Ardeleana Chamber Music Society.Blue Bridge Festival of Chamber Music, Poetry& Song: Concerts at Jackson's Point. CatherineMaguire, piano & Rod Fogarty, drums (1 :00);Knox United Church Choir; David Holbome, conductor( 1 :30); Village Voices, Joan Andrews,conductor (2:00). Bandshell, Jackson's Point.905473-1284. Free.- 2:30 & 7:30. Canadian InternationalMilitary Tattoo. Answering the Call! Salute tothe Canadian soldier from Vimy to Kandahar.Marching bands, dancers, pipes & drums, & militarydisplays. 1OCanadian,3 International bands.Copps Coliseum, 101 York Blvd., Hamilton. 905·523-1753. ; (sr); (st with ID);(under 13).35

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