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Volume 12 - Issue 9 - June 2007

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66'\ S OU THER N O N T A RI O0 Cll A M B ER 1\ US I C I NS TIT U TE~ SUMMER CONCERT SERIESI N D O W\ITO WN O AKVILLEPenderecki String QuartetTuesday, August 9St. Andrew's Catholic Church47 Reynolds StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMWine & Cheese Receptionfollows PerformanceTICKETS - (STUDENTS/SENIORS)Tokai String QuartetTuesday, August 14Knox Presbyterian Church89 Dunn StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMReception follows PerformanceTICKETS - (STUDENTS/SENIORS)Duke Piano TrioThursday, August 16St. Jude's Anglican Church160 William StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMReception follows PerformanceTICKETS - (STUDENTS/SENIORS)SOCMI Student ShowcaseSunday, August 19Willis Hall at Appleby College540 Lakeshore Road WestPerformance 2:30 PMReception follows PerformanceTICKETS - (STUDENTS/SENIORS)4-Concert Series Subscription (SENIORS/STUDENTS)TICKETS & SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS GO ON SALE JUNE 15Oakville Centre Box Office905-815-2021 or toll free 1-888-489-7784boxoffice@oakville.caFor more information about the instituteand concert repertoirewww.socmi.orgopera and dance (sultry tango),along with the traditional Baroque,Classical and Romantic musicalrepertoire.Great Canadian pianistsAntonKuerti and Robert Silverman willdelight with their piano virtuosity;John Sherwood, Dave Young, andJulian Milkis, one of the world'sfinest clarinetists, will play jazz; andyoung virtuosos, the great performersof tomorrow, will demonstratetheir stunning talent. Other featuredartists include ChristopherNewton, guitarist Simon Wynberg,soprano Monica Whicher andmembers ofQuartetto Gelato.There will be music and more foreveryone.July 23 - August 15www.niagaramusicfest.com905-468-5566, 877-MUSFEST(877-687-3378)Ottawa InternationalChamber MusicFestivalOttawa, ONThe Gryphen Trio will appear in Ottawa.Each summer, thousands of musiclovers travel from across Canadaand around the world to hear over250 of the top chamber musiciansfrom Canada and the internationalscene perform in acoustically perfectheritage churches. Incrediblevalue for all lovers of classicalmusic.More than I 00 concerts coveringeverything from early to contemporarymusic. Passes at foradults and for students provideadmission to most of the concerts.Supplementary "Pass Plus" ticketsat required to attend someheadline concerts. Discover moreat 21-August 4www.chamberfest.com613-234-8008Patria Music TheatreProjects presents R. MurraySchafer's "The Princess of the Stars"Haliburton Forest and WildlifeReserve, Haliburton, ONThis summer on the shores of alake deep within the HaliburtonForest & Wildlife Reserve, audienceswill experience a work describedas "the most significant,remarkable and unique music-theatrecreation in Canadian history."Iconic Canadian composer, educator,environmentalist and "acousticecologist" R. Murray Schafer hasspent the last 40 years writing 12masterworks collectively known as"Patria''. These works reflectSchafer's reverence for the environmentand draw inspiration fromancient myth and ritual. Part opera,part theatre spectacular, part sacredceremony, many of the Patriaworks require the type of stageonly nature can provide - a remotelake, a forest glade, a garden.The Princess of the Stars issuch a work. This piece is beingpresented to lucky audiences fromAugust 28th to September 3rr1 beginningat 4am. Yes, four in themorning! Audiences gather in thepre-dawn hush, listen toMr. Schafer 's hauntingscore and, while the sunrises, watch an epic battleon the water as more than60 performers, musicians,singers, dancers and canoeistsweave a spel I ofmagic and orwww.patria.org705-754-4167Southern OntarioChamber MusicInstituteOakville, ONSOCMI's Summer Institute, whichruns August 6- 19 in Oakville,attracts advanced string and pianostudents from across NorthAmerica and Mexico. For 19 yearsour students have been mentoredby a faculty made up of some ofthe world's most celebrated musicians.Performances by faculty arehighlights of the institute. Thisyear's concerts are being performedin the grandeur of three ofdowntown Oakville's magnificentchurches by the Penderecki StringQuartet, theTokai String Quartetand the Duke Piano Trio. Our StudentShowcase makes up the 4thconcert in the series and is beingheld in Willis Hall, Appleby College.Music by Haydn, JanacekWWW.THEWHOLENOTE . COM JUN E 1 - JU LY 7 2007

'Sky Orchestra will debut over Stratford.and Beethoven will be performedby the Penderecki String Quartet;Debussy, Bart6k and Beethoven bythe Tokai String Quartet; Haydn,Babadjanian and Schubert by theDuke Piano Trio. Tickets are availablethrough the Oakville CentreBox Office. For details see our adto the far left and the SummerFestival Information Chart("festivals a la carte") and visit ourwebsite.August 9, 14, 16,,,,••The McDades, and the FergusPipe Band.The Church Restaurant hosts theAfter-Theatre Cabarets performedby Stratford Festival artists. Thisyear's series includes ManhattanAfter Dark, Marvelous Party: ANoel Coward Soiree, and Feel Alright!- A Beatles Songbook, andthe ever-popular All-Stars Finale.July 23-August 19www.stratfordsummermusic.ca519-273-1600 or 800-567-1600905-815-2021, 1-888-489-7784 Sunfest '07:Stratford SummerMusicStratford, ONStratford Summer Music's seventhseason includes programming commemoratingthe life and career ofrenowned Canadian pianist GlennGould, the Duke Ellington Orchestraand the Canadian debut of SkyOrchestra. Also featured are pianistDavid Jalbert and Triple ForteTrio, pianist Naida Cole, organistLuc Beausejour, the National YouthOrchestra of Canada, the RegimentalBand of the United StatesMerchant Marine Academy, andVancouver's Chor Leoni Men'sChoir.The Maureen Forrester CanadianArts Recital features Min­Jeong Koh, violin; Bo Yon Koh,piano; Daniel Cabena, countertenor;Stephen Runge, piano; andCo nor Nelson, flute. The annualHarry Somers Lecture presents aVideo-Lecture, Glenn Gould: TheLast Romantic, delivered by CBCRadio's Eric Friesen, and a pianoperformance by Stephen Runge.BargeMusic's Noontime Concertspresents Toronto's Cajun groupSwamperella, The Langley UkuleleEnsemble, Gin Lane Trio, Alberta'sA Celebration of WorldCulturesVictoria Park, London, ON 11 •"a gem of a world music festival. "- Li Robbins, World Music Critic,The Globe & MailJuly 5-8/07, come to London, Ontariofor Canada's premier celebrationof the global arts. In its 13thyear of attracting 200,000+ patrons,Sunfest '07 features over 30 headlinersrepresenting the diverse culturesof Africa, Asia-Pacific, theAmericas, Europe, the Middle East,and First Nations territories. Thissummer's lineup ranges from AndyPalacio & the Garifuna Collective(Belize) to Lura (Cape Verde), LesBoukakes (Algeria/France) toSambasunda (Indonesia).2007 marks the expansion of thepopular"Le village quebecois"pavilion, and the debut of"SunfestJazz - A Passport to the ForestCity", "mini-festival within the festival",which will bring together lacreme de la creme of Canadianjazz (Sophie Milman, AmandaMartinez, Christine Jensen, etc).Musical offerings are complementedby more than 200 food andcraft vendors of the same internationalquality and diversity.Admission is FREE (Donationsgratefully accepted!).For the second consecutive year,Sunfest was voted a Top 50 Festivalby Festivals & Events Ontario.July 5-8www.sunfest.on.ca519-672-1522Sweetwater MusicWeekendOwen Sound, ON (Meaford Municipality)Sweet\ater Music Weekend hasgrown in three years from a small,contained and local classical chambermusic event to a force to bereckoned with internationally. Eachweekend features concerts in theMunicipality ofMeaford and theCity of Owen Sound. During theweekend master classes are conducted,and educational outreachembraces continuing contact withlocal students.As well as ArtisticDirector Mark Fewer (violin) andAssociate Director Viiginia Barron(viola), this year's performer lineupincludes Jonathan Crow (violin),Douglas McNabney (viola), StevenDann (viola), Denise Djokic (cello),Myron Lutke (cello), Tom Wiebe(cello), Ken Slowik, (cello andbaryton), Rosanne Wieringa(flute),Melanie Conly (soprano) and PeterLongworth (piano). Always aninventive programmer, in thisyear's concert offerings Fewerincludes Beethoven, Biber,Boccherini, Buczynski, Haydn,Mendelssohn, Pandolfi, Rorem,Schulhoff, and Tovey (a premiereof whose work will acknowledgethe area' s status as the northernterminus of the Underground Railroad).The Saturday pre-concertchat will be given by Ken Slowik,an acknowledged world expert on17"' and 18"' century instrumentsfrom the Smithsonian Institute inWashington.September 21-23www.swmw.ca519-371-1754Symphony in the BarnDurham, ONSymphony in the Barn is an eclecticperforming arts venue set on afully working, biodynamic farm.With performances held in TheBarn, this venue has hosted manyof Canada's premier performersand young artists since 1995.Michael Schmidt, farm owner andartistic director, has presented fullscale opera performances, jazza ·E>,;::a'f1u~WJus1c /fO H N A MILLE R, ARTI ST IC PKODUCERJULY 25 TO AUGUST 19, 2007T I C KET S J 8 0 0 . 567. 1600 I srrarfordsu mmer mu s ic .caJ UN E 1 - J ULY 7 20 0 7WWW. THEWHO LENOTE.COM

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