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Volume 13 - Issue 9 - June 2008

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WHOLENOTE LISTINGSSECTIONS 1-6: INTRODUCTIONWholeNote li stings are arranged in SIX DISTINCT SECTIONS:I) Toronto & GTA (Greater Toronto Area); 2) Beyond the GTA;3) Opera and Music Theatre; 4) Jazz in Clubs; 5) SummerMusic Festivals; 6) Music-related events that are not concerts,a.k.a. " The EtCetera file".This issue contains li stings from June 1 to July 7 in all sections.SECTION l: Toronto & GTA (page 32-41) covers all of the Cityof Toronto plus the adjoining " 905" area - more or less correspondingto the areas accessible from Toronto by phone withoutlong distance charges. Section I includes communities as far westas Oakville, as far north as Aurora and as far east as Ajax.In this issue Section l includes:Markham, Mississauga, Thornhill, Toronto & GTASECTION 2: Beyond the GTA (page 41-42) covers all areas ofOntario outside Toronto and GTA. The towns and cities varyfrom month to month.In this issue Section 2 includes:Alliston, Aurora, Barrie, Brantford, Burlington, Caledon,Cambridge, Cobourg, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson's Point,Kingston, Kitchener, Newmarket, Niagara-on-the-Lake, NorfolkCounty, Orillia, Peterborough, Sharon, Sunderland,WaterlooSECTION 3: Opera and Music Theatre (page 42) summarizesrun details for opera and music theatre productions (including dance).It offers a quick overview of what is happen ing in these genres.SECTION 4: Jazz in Clubs (page 43-44) is organized alphabeticallyby club, and provides as much detail on what the clubs areoffering as we had at the time of publication, which varies g reatlyfrom club to cl ub. Phone numbers and website addresses are providedto faci litate access to more up-to-date information.SECTION 5: Summer Music Festivals (page 44-45) is organizedalphabetically and offers a short description of each festival, aswell as listings of festival concerts or else a reference to where to findconcert listings in our other listings sections.SECTION 6: Announcements, Lectures/Symposia, MasterClasses ... EtCetera (pages 46-47) is for music-related events andactivities, other than performances, which in our judgment w ill beof interest to our readers.A word of caution: a phone number is provided with every li sting;in fact, we won't publish a listing without one. Concerts are sometimescancell ed or postponed; artists or even ven ues change afterthe li stings are published; or occasionally corrected information isnot sent to us in time. So please check before you go out to aconcert.HOW TO LISTListings in WholeNote Magazine in these five sections are a freeservice available, in our discretion, to eligible presenters. If youhave an event, send us your information NO LATER than the 15'hof the month prior to the issue or issues in whi ch your listing iseligible to appear. Please note, the next issue is a double issuecovering both July and August.Listings can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com orby fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page6. We can also answer questions about listings at 416-323-2232extension 21.LISTINGS: SECTION 1CONCERTS: Toronto and GTASunday June 01- 12:00 noon: New Music Concerts/soundaXis. A Portrait of Robin Minard­Sounds on Paper. Five recent environmentalelectroacousticworks by Robin Minard,including Nature Marte with videocomponents by artist Susan Meinhardt.Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-961 ·9594. Free. Installation continues to June 15.- 1:30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery.Sunday Concerts - Taffanel Wind Ensemble.Mc Michael Gallery, 10365 Islington Avenue,Kleinburg. 905-893-1121 /1-888 -2 13-1121 .Free w gallery admission: ; (sr/st).- 1:30: Spadina Museum HistoricHouse and Gardens. Music in the Orchard:Elspeth Poole Ouintet. Works by Mozart andBrahms. 285 Spa din a Rd. 416-392-6910.Free.- 2:00: Civic Light Opera Company.Kismet. Music by Alexander Borodin, adaptedby Robert Wright, lyrics by George Forrest.With Joe Cascone, Elizabeth Morriss, J.P.Gedeon, Stephanie Douglas & David Hines;Keith Bohlender, music director. Fairview Li·brary Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-755-1717. ; . For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 2:00: Music Gallery/soundaXis. Con·crete Toronto Music. A musical tribute toToronto's iconic concrete architecture. Newand improvised works. Carla Huhtanen, voice;Wallace Halladay, saxophone; Sandra Perri,electronics; Tony Dekker, guitar & voice;Knurl; Smith & Wiernik. Ontario Science Centre,770 Don Mills Rd. 416-204-1080. Freewith admission to DSC: ; $ l 3.50(sr/st).Or ; $ l 5(sr/s t) with bus from Music Galleryat 1 :00.- 2:00: Penthelia Singers . A VictorianSalon. Works by Brahms, Schumann, Gilbertand Sullivan & others. Emilie Lorn, harp; JudithdeHaney, accompanist; Alice Malach,conductor. St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. E.416-229-0094. ; .- 2: 00: Toronto Jewish Folk Choir.Celebration of Yiddish Music and the 60thAnniversary of the Founding of Israel. MiriamEskin, soprano; Artour Razgoev, tenor; DavidWeiss, baritone; Herman Rombouts, bass; LinaZemelman, piano; instrumental ensemble;Alexander Veprinsky, conductor. Leah PoslunsTheatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-0936.; (sr/st); free(12 & under).- 2:00: DUO. Celebrating the new CO Reflective.Works by Mozart, Bach, Chopin, Co·rea. Margot Rydall, flute; Ivan Zilman, guitar.Beach Hebrew Institute, 109 Kenilworth Ave.416-463-1011 . Free(donation).- 2:30: Alchemy. An Hour of ChamberMusic. Beethoven: Violin Sonata Op. 12 #1;Gershwin: Lullaby; Dvorak:" American" StringQuartet. Catherine Sulem, John Soloninka,Julie Kerekes, violins; John Bailey, viola;Emma Slack, cello; Luis Kaj, piano. ValleyviewResidence, 541 Finch Ave. W. 416-398-0555. Free.- 3:00: New School of Classical VocalStudies. Annual Spring Recital. Daniel Eby,artistic director; Dona Jean Clary, accompanist.Women's Art Association, 23 PrinceArthur Ave. 416-927 -9800. $ 20.- 3:30: Tees & Carver. in Recital. Worksby Mahler, Brahms, Finzi & Vaughan Williams.Andrew Tees, baritone; Kate Carver, piano.Eastminster United Church, 310 DanforthAve. 416-846-6045. ; S 15.- 4:00: Choir of Christ Church DeerPark. Fa vourite Anthems and Canticles.Works by Sumsion, Wesley, Hill, Weelkes,Howells & others. Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill. director;Dermo! Muir, assistant organist. 1570Yonge St. 416-920-5211. .- 4:00: Vivace Vax. Music of Andrew LloydWebber. Christine Kim, accompanist; LindaEyman, director. Church of St. Leonard, 25Wanless Ave. 416-455-9238. ; (st/sr);(family).- 4:30: New Music Arts Projects/sound·aXis. Acoustic Gambol -Chamber Music forFound Objects. Composers Minden & Hallettcombine waterphones, bowed saws, theremin,toy piano, found-object percussion, voi ce. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 416-925-3457.; (sr); $ lO(st/c hild ).- 7:30: Organ ix Concerts. Closing GalaPerformance. Works by Vierne, Byrd & Mawby.Rachel Laurin, organ; senior choir of St.Michael's Choir School; Jerzy Cichocki, conductor.St James' Cathedral, 65 Church St.416-241-9785. .- 8:00: Les AMIS Concerts/soundaXis.Cantos Ensemble of Zagreb. Works by Seletk·ovic, Sipus, Dedic, Detoni & Pepa. BerislavSipus, conductor. Guests: Lynn Kuo, violin;Lauren Phillips, mezzo; Dennis Patrick, electronics;Joseph Macerollo, accordion. GlennGould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 905-773-7712. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Small World Music. Strunz andFarah, acoustic guitars. En wave Theatre, 231Queen's Quay W. 416-973-4000. .- 8:00: Small World Music. larbang- PersianOawwali. 6-member Persian percussionensemble. Imperial Oil Auditorium, OntarioScience Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. 647-219-4833. -.32 WWW. TH EWH OLENOTE.COM JUN E 1 - JULY 72008

Monday June 02- 12: 15: Church of the Holy Trinity. MusicMondays Series. Works by Bruce Kulak.Bruce Kulak, piano; Colin Maier, multi-instruments.1 O Trinity Square. 416-598-4521x304. suggested donation.- 2:00: Sick Kids Foundation. A Child'sPainting. Works by Beethoven, Schubert,Brahms & Mendelssohn. Samantha Fan, violin;Emily Fan, piano; string orchestra; Victor Cheung,conductor. Victoria Chapel, 91 CharlesStreet West. 647-281-7671. ; . Allproceeds to Sick Kids Foundation.- 7:30: Koffler Centre. From Anatevka to aGalaxy Far, Far Away. Excerpts from Fiddleron the Roof, Star Wars & The lncredibles.Rese's Pieces Concert Band; Rese Kochberg,conductor. 4588 Bathurst St. 416-636-1880.; free(under 6).- 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra .Delightfully Baroque. Ann Monoyios, soprano;Rufus Muller, tenor; Tafelmusik ChamberChoir; Jeanne Lamon, music director. TrinitySt. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. Free.Tuesday June 03- 1 :OD: St. James' Cathedral. Music atMidday. David Low, organ; Gaynor Jones,mezzo. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865 Free.- 5:30: Les AMIS Concerts/soundaXis.Chamber Music of Croatia. Works by Horvat,Josipovic, Dedic, Saban & Ruzdjak. Membersof the Cantus Ensemble. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen Street W. 905-773- 7712. Free.- 8:00: Arraymusic/soundaXis. Scratch 4:Music in Motion. The virtual sound-world ofmulti-disciplinary composer Zack Settel. LowerOssington Theatre, 1 ODA Ossington Ave.416-532-3019. ; ( arts & cultureworkers, seniors and under-employed).Wednesday June 04- 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. In Recital. William Maddox, organ.1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free.- 5:30: The National Ballet of Canada.Choreographic Explorations-Part II. Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145 QueenSt. W. 416-363-8321 . Free.- 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company. Kismet.See June 1.- 8:00: New Music Concerts/soundaXis.Sound and Poetry in Motion. Minard: The Bookof Spaces. Robin Minard & Jaap Blonk, soundpoets. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St.West.416-961 -9495. , (sr), (st).- 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Mini Wednesday Masterworks 3 · Oundjianand Dindo. Bernstein: Candide Overture;Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante for Cello andOrchestra; Corigliano: Symphony #2 for StringOrchestra. Enrico Din do, cello; Peter Dundjian,conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.416-593-4828. -3.Thursday June 05- 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Chamber MusicSeries - Music for a Summer's Day. Worksby Alwyn, Villa-Lobos, Takemitsu and Damase.Leslie Allt, flute; Winona Zelenka, cello; EncaGoodman, harp. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8321. Free.- 12: 1 O: St. Paul's Foundation for theArts. Noon Hour Recital Series - AndreRakus, organ. St. Paul's Bloor St., 227 BloorSt. E. 416-961-8116 x251. Free.- 12: 15: Metropolitan United Church.Noon at the Met. Janet Obermeyer, soprano;Patricia Wright, organ. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free.- 12:15: Music on the Hill. Music Theatre.Tanya Turner, soprano; Renee Strasfeld, mezzo;David Meyers, piano. St. John's York MillsAnglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Dr. 416-225-6611. Free.- 8:00: New Music Arts Projects/soundaXis.Transmission Confirmed. Boulez:Derive; Xenakis: Piek to; Mu rail: 13 couleursdu soleil couchant; Aperghis: Quatre piecesfebriles; Vivier: Paramirabo. Lori Freedman,clarinet; Guy Pelletier, flutes; Clemens Merkel,violin; O' Arey Gray, percussion; BrigittePoulin, piano. Music Gallery, 197 John St.416-925-3457. ; (sr); (st).- 8:00: TSO. Thursday Masterworks 4 ·Oundjian and Dindo. See Jun 4.- 8:00: Via Salzburg. Clarity. Works byCorelli, Mozart, Eisler & Mendelssohn. DennisJames, glass armonica; Mayumi Seiler,artistic director. Glenn Gould Studio, 250Front St. W. 416-205-5555. ; (sr),(st. w 10).Friday June 06- 12:00 noon to 10:30: Muhtadi InternationalDrumming Festival. Orum Ensembles.Performers include Afro Pan; TorontoAll-Star, Silhouettes, Synphonix & Pan Fantasy;also solo acts. Queen's Park North,Queen's Park Cresc. 416-504-3786. Free.- 6:00: Waterfront Blues. Steve Strongman.Bandshell, Woodbine Park, corner of CoxwellAve. & Lakeshore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.- 6:30: Luminato. Count Basie Orchestra,Guests: Nikki Yanofsky, Maryem Tollar, vocalists;East Coast New World Orchestra. Yonge­Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872-1111. Free.- 7:00: Luminato. Richardson: SanctuarySong. Tapestry New Opera Works/TheatreDirect. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 BerkeleySt. 416-368-3110. -. For run details,see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Luminato. A Midsummer Night'sDream. Dash Arts Production. Canon Theatre,244 Victoria St. 416-872-1111. -$ 70.For run details, see music theatre listings.- 7:30: Luminato. Mozart Dances. MarkMorris Dance Group. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park.S~ Music on the HillThursdays, 12: 1 5 - 1 :00 pmAll concerts are free and are held at the historic St John'sYork Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive, Toronto,York Mills Subway. Yonge and 401. 416-225-6611Free parking.JUNE 5 - Tanya Turner, soprano. Mark Selby, piano.Renee Strasfeld, mezzo-soprano - music theatreJUNE 12 - Brian Katz, guitar. Jonno Lightstone, clarinet, flute -klezmer and jazzJUNE 19 - Music for Muses - Kristine Dandavino, soprano:Joanne Averill-Rocha, flute. Marianne Turner, piano -French songs and chamber musicVIfisALZBURGToronto's premier chamber music seriesUNE - UL Y

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