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Volume 15 Issue 9 - June 2010

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Green PagesFestival of the Soundand his great Mass in C. We arevery pleased to welcome RichardMargison as the headliner of ourOpera Gala. Other performancesinclude: Scottish-Canadian tenorJohn McDermott; I Furiosi BaroqueEnsemble; pianist Andre Laplante;and banjo virtuoso JaymeStone. The Elora Festival Singersperform Britten’s St. Nicholas, Vivaldi’sGloria and Handel’s DixitDominus, The Tudors, a concertfeaturing the music of the turbulent16th-century, and the favouriteFestival finale, Hymn Tasting,featuring none other than the irreverentJohn Fraser.519-846-0331 or 888-747-7550www.elorafestival.comFesTIval of the SoundJul 16 - Aug 8pARRy Sound, ONIn a season of firsts for the Festivalof the Sound, larger scale productionssuch as Bach’s Mass in Bminor, a Beethoven Symphony, andGilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates ofPenzance will be presented. Whilehonouring our history with thereturn of Festival favourites, thissummer’s programming looks towardthe future of chamber musicwith a new generation of youngmusicians. Over 50 concerts andspecial musical events will be offeredat a variety of venues. TheFestival’s main performance venue,the Charles W. Stockey Centre forthe Performing Arts, is locatedright on the Parry Sound waterfront,marrying beautiful musicand a spectacular setting.866-364-0061www.festivalofthesound.caGrand RivER bAROqUE FesTIvalJUN 18 - 20Ayr, ONArtistic directors, Guy Few andNadina Mackie Jackson present theGrand River Festival 2010 A Blastfrom the Past! at the Buehlow Barnin Ayr, Ontario, June 18 - 20, 2010.Baroque and modern music, themasquerade gala, baroque dance,renowned soloists and French fencers.Featured programs include:Aisslinn Nosky (Piazzolla & VivaldiSeasons), Italian gambist andsinger Viva BiancaLuna Biffi, JeanStilwell and Guy Few with theGRBF soloists in Big Band Baroque;new concerti by Glenn Buhr andMathieu Lussier beside favouritesof Vivaldi, Rebel, Handel, and St-George. See you there519-404-5757 or 519-498-7332 (tickets)www.grbf.caTHE Guelph Jazz FesTIval &ColloqUIUMsEp 8 – 12gUElph, ONJoin us at the Guelph Jazz Festivalfor five days of innovative worldclassmusic in one of Ontario’sloveliest cities. Our intimate festivalcelebrates its 17th anniversarythis year by presenting internationalartists in concert, as wellas workshops, panel discussions,lectures, jazz on the streets, installations,and a tribute to theECM jazz recording label. Newthis year: Nuit Blanche comes toGuelph. From sunset to sunrise,an integrated series of special performancesand multi-media eventswith jazz and improvisation attheir core, we’ll transform festivalvenues into active sites of allnightcommunity spectacle. Fordetailed program information visitour website or sign up online forprogram updates.519-763-4952 or 800-334-4519(tourist & accommodationinformation)www.guelphjazzfestival.comWORld Routes SummerFestivals 2010WEEkENDs, Jul 1 - Sep 6HARbOURFRONT CENTRE,TorontoA series of FREE weekend festivals,World Routes explores ideasin contemporary culture, bringingtogether rich, artistic traditionsfrom around the globe. This year,weekend festivals include: CanadaDay; The Hot Spot; Beats, Breaksand Culture; Expressions of Brazil;Love Saskatchewan; Island Soul;What is Classical?; Hot and SpicyFood Festival; Fortune CookingFood Festival; TELUS TAIWANfest;and Ashkenaz.This year’s music line-up includesThe Sadies, Sarah Slean, CherylL’Hirondelle, L’Orchestre Septentrional,TMDP, Mallu Magalhães,Little Miss Higgins, QueenIfrica, Orchestra Piazza Vittorio,Delhi 2 Dublin, Kou Chou Ching,Balkan Beat Box, and The Opera StudioAug 13 - Sept 1HalibURTON, ONOffering young opera professionalsan opportunity to hone theirskills under the tutelage of someof the top Canadian performanceprofessionals in the beautifulHighlands of Haliburton. ArtisticDirectors Richard Margison andValerie Kuinka, co-ordinate an intensiveprogram featuring outstandingtraining and numerousperformance opportunities to beenjoyed by anyone who loves opera.Master Classes, Excerpts Concerts,Chamber Operas, a FacultyConcert called Richard Margisonand Friends and the grand finaleto the season, La Boheme, August29 - September 1. For tickets, contactthe box office.705-457-9933theWholeNote SUMMeR 2010 SUMMeR MUSIC MUSIC GUIDE GUIDE | 2010-20115 FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SEASONANTON KUERTITuesday July 20, 8 pmKoerner Hall“ of the truly great pianists of this century...”TICKETS AND PASSES ON SALE | 416-408-02085 thanniversarycelebrationdinnerJULY 20, 5:30 - 10 PM0 per person, includespremium concert seatFor tickets call647-430-5699 (x113)14

Huntsville Festival, Mark MasriSeptember 17 - 19, 2010Owen Sound & Leith, Ont.www.highlandssummerfestival.on.caor www.highlandsoperastudio.comHighlANDs Summer FesTIvalJul 5 – Sep 1HalibURTON, ONSix weeks of live theatre and concertsin the heart of Ontario’s cottagecountry. Enjoy: the fun-filledmusical comedy and Broadway hitThe Goodbye Girl; the adult, laughout-loudstory of Sylvia a dog whotells all; the antics of the off-therailscomedy The Musical ComedyMurders of 1940; and the soothingsounds of Summer Wind, a woodwindconcert featuring music fromclassical to contemporary. The funstarts July 5. Tickets are .705-457-9933www.highlandssummerfestival.on.caHOME COUNTy Folk FestivalJul 16 -18vICTORIA Park, London, ONThis FREE admission park festivalis renowned to showcase professionalCanadian musiciansand artisans. This year’s performers:Bruce Cockburn; Ron Hynes;Lynn Miles; Old Man Luedecke;Don Ross; Meaghan Smith; DavidMyles; Great Lake Swimmers;and many more on 6 stages in thepark. In its 37th year, a diversemix of musical genres suits musiclovers of all ages. Come enjoy over150 superb Canadian craft artisansand food vendors. Experiencea Canadian Pow-Wow, Pioneer,Aboriginal and folk music/dance workshops, and children’sperformances by CBC’s MammaYamma. As Festival and Events Ontario’sTop 100 and CBC’s Top 20Best Music Fest in Canada, it’s aCanadian festival not to be missed.519-432-4310www.homecounty.caHUNTsville FesTIval OF THE ARTsJUN 30 - Aug 22Huntsville, ONThe Huntsville Festival of the Artsis a year roundAUDITIONcelebration ofTHEtheCHOIRperforming arts Thinking with an emphasis about joining? Visit the summer months of July andAugust. 2010 celebrates our 18thseason and will once again featurean eclectic lineup including: iconicCanadian rock group Blue Rodeo;rising vocal star Mark Masri; AmySky; Canada’s fiddle family Leahy;singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer;classical heavyweights The ViennaPiano Trio; English a capella groupCantabile; and the Famous PeoplePlayers Black Light Theatre, amongmany others. For the eighteenthstraight season Maestro KerryStratton will conduct an orchestraat the Festival, this year leadingthem in a tribute to the musicof Vera Lynn.705-789-4975www.huntsvillefestival.on.caKincardine Summer MusICFestivalAug 1 - 14kINCARDINE, ONThis amazing Festival combinesa world-class concert series featuringJazz, Blues, Classical andChamber Music with 20 musiceducation programs over twoweeks to produce a unique musicalopportunity. Now in its 19th season,KSMF has developed a reputationfor presenting exciting,professional concerts showcasinggreat talent from across Canadaand internationally, in a relaxedand intimate setting. Newthis year – 4 O’Clock in the Park,a free daily afternoon concert seriesin Victoria Park. The beautifulLake Huron location, a welcomingcommunity and the finest qualitymusical opportunities make thisevent unbeatable.519-396-9716www.ksmf.caJoin Artistic Director Mark Fewer along with the legendarySt. Lawrence and SuperNova String Quartets, as well asincredible guest artists including pianist John Novacekand clarinetist James Campbell. Notable for theirintoxicating blend of traditional and modern works,the three programmes highlight the music of Mozart,Schumann, Golijov, and Gershwin.RTickets on sale June 14Call Roxy Box Office519.371.2833www.swmf.caRRRImage courtesy of Frances CockburntheWholeNote theWholeNote SUMMER 2010 MUSIC SUMMeR GUIDE MUSIC | 2010-2011 GUIDE15

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