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Volume 15 Issue 9 - June 2010

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Green PagestheWholeNote SUMMeR 2010 SUMMeR MUSIC MUSIC GUIDE GUIDE | 2010-2011Markham Jazz Festival, Shakura S’aidaLamèque INTERNATIONAlbAROque MusIC FestivalJul 29 - Aug 1lAMèqUE, NBFrom July 29 to August 1, 2010,prestigious artists from the internationalscene, the best Canadianearly music musicians as well asthe Choir and Orchestra La MissionSaint-Charles join forces tobring Tempest and Passion to allmusic-lovers attending the LamèqueInternational BaroqueMusic Festival, the oldest BaroqueMusic Festival in Canada. Risingstar Renata Pokupic, sensationalCroatian mezzo soprano as well asyoung French organ virtuoso BenjaminAlard will be among the 30artists who will gather to bringthe entire scale of emotions to thefestival audience. The festival willalso present the first edition of theMathieu Duguay Early Music Competition,a competition seeking tofoster and nurture new Canadiantalents in early music.1-877-377-8003www.festivalbaroque.comLeith Summer FesTIvalJul - AuglEITH, ONThe 2010 Leith Summer Festivalseason features: Nancy Dahn, violin,and Timothy Steeves, pianoDuo Concertante (July 3); Brett Polegato,baritone with Robert Kortgaard,piano English Songs From HereAnd There (July 17); Chris Donnelly,jazz piano, solo (July 31); The PendereckiString Quartet (Aug. 14);Peter De Sotto and Alexander SevastianDuo Gelato (Aug. 28). All concertsat 7:30 p.m. A charming andintimate musical experience in ahistoric country venue with extraordinaryacoustics. Tickets orSeason Pass 0. Telephone or orderonline. Robert Kortgaard, artisticdirector.519-371-5316www.leithfestival.caLive from the ROCk FolkFestivalAug 6 - 8RED ROCk, ONCome to Red Rock, one hour eastof Thunder Bay, to enjoy music,family activities, food, kids’ crafts,local artisans, camping and friendshipalong the shores of beautifulLake Superior. Local talent shinesand musicians come from nearand far. Legends Valdy and IanTamblyn will take the stage alongside Canadian blues goddess RitaCharelli and Australian newcomerKim Churchill. The festival alsooffers another 20 artists representingfolk, roots, French jazz,bluegrass, country and even a littleklezmer! Enjoy four concert stageson Friday, Saturday and Sundayand main stage performances onFriday and Saturday evenings andSunday afternoon.www.livefromtherock.comMANDINgue SummitSep 29 - OCT 3West African Dance & Drum FestivalNEW_WholeNote_2010_3x3.5.qxd (Mandingue Summit) is a six-country 4/11/10 to world, 12:30 jazz PM to Bolly-PageFrom rock & roll to classical,1day, multi-disciplinary festivalof West African culture featuringworkshops and performances ledby internationally renowned Masterdancers and drummers, as wellas a photo exhibition, film screenings,and an African marketplace.While dance and percussion workshopsform the central componentof the festival, special programslike Djembefola and Djeli Kunda:Griot Summit, showcase Mastersat the top of the form, whilerepresenting the best of traditionalMandinka (or Mandingue) culture.This year’s festival will featureperformances and instructionby M’Bemba Bangoura, YoussoufKoumbassa, Amara Kanté, PapeN’Diaye and more. Presented byBaobab Afrikan Arts.www.baobabafrikanarts.orgMARkHAM Jazz FestivalAug 20 - 22MarkHAM, ONThe Markham Jazz Festival offers adiverse mix of jazz entertainmentfor music lovers of all ages. Thisyear’s festival takes place in thehistoric village of Unionville. Theopening Gala takes place Friday,August 20 at the beautiful MarkhamTheatre, and starts off theweekend long festival of fantasticfree outdoor stage acts Saturdayand Sunday. In addition to morethan 20 stage acts, there are “HotSpots” (bars and restaurants) featuringjazz all around town.905-471-JAZZ (5299)www.markhamjazzfestival.comMARkHAM Village MusICFestivalJUN 18 - 19MarkHAM, ONBLUE BRIDGEFESTIVALA River of Music, Poetry & Song in York RegionLake Simcoe Newmarket UnionvilleFriday, Saturday & Sunday 4, 5, 6 June (289) 470–1099Presented by the Ardeleana Chamber Music SocietyA Registered Canadian Charity since 1988artistic director /brenda mullerwood; you’ll find a sound for youat the 32nd annual Markham VillageMusic Festival. Friday’s headlinersare Uptown Swing Bandand The King of Nothing. Saturday,ABBA Gold tribute takes centrestage. Over 150 other entertainers.You’ll also find great crafts andart produced by local and internationalartists and artisans, frompaintings and sculptures to flowerpots and jewelry, there are manynew artistic delights for your encontinueson page 57MUSIC INTHE ORCHARDat Spadina MuseumFREE CONCERTSEvery Sunday in Junefrom 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Bring a picnic, a blanketand the entire family!June 6Kye MarshallGuitar and cello duoperforms jazz/pop fusion.June 13Mike FranklinEarly and world musicveteran, wanderingminstrel and musicaltour guide.June 20VentElationToronto-based wind octetperforms works from thelate 18th and early 19thcenturies.June 27Taffanel Wind EnsembleFlute, clarinet and bassoonperform enchantingclassical music.SPADINA MUSEUM285 Spadina Road416-392-6910Paid parking next doorat Casa

New Zealand String Quartet Stockey YoungArtists Michel Strauss Afiara String QuartetDenis Brott Orford Six Pianos OperaGala Angela Cheng Mark DuBois ClimaxJazz Band Janina Fialkowska GabriellePrata Adam György Michael Kim AndréLaplante Trio Désirée The Glory of the CelloClassic Primadonna Guy Few Leslie FaganMosaique James Campbell Anagnoson &Kinton Elmer Iseler Singers Big BandWeekend Dave Young Big Band TorontoAll-Star Big Band Gene DiNovi Scandinavian SuiteBach Mass in B minor Sound the TrumpetPenderecki String Quartet Judy LomanFestival Chamber Orchestra MachaBelooussova James Sommerville The SchumannLetters Swiss Piano Trio Festival WindsFrederieke Saeijs Jeffrey Stokes Moshe HammerHarp Festival Beethoven SymphonyGraham Campbell Painted Sound Andrew BurashkoEssence of Austria Shores of NewfoundlandYegor Dyachkov Colin Ainsworth Family FareCanada Day Cruise Conversations with KeithSinal Aberto Glen Montgomery Colin FoxSharlene Wallace Jan Lisiecki Lydia AdamsPeter McGillivray David Bourque Nora BumanisMary Lou Fallis Strings Across the Sky ChloeDominguez Susan Gilmour Bailey Terry ClarkeBeverley Johnston Leopoldo Erice MarkFewer Ailene Hackleman Gryphon Trio JulieBaumgartel Vicki St. Pierre Victoria Gydov JenniferSwartz Suzanne Shulman Bruce Kelly JamesMason Elizabeth Volpé Bligh Erica GoodmanChopin Celebrated Joel QuarringtonBarry Shiffman James McKay John NovacekPirates of Penzance Stéphan SylvestreCanada’s premier summer classical musicevent at the Charles W. Stockey Centrefor the Performing Arts in Parry Sound— on beautiful Georgian Bay.July 16 – August 8, 20101.866.364.0061www.festivalofthesound.caWhere the world’sgreat musicianscome to play.June 1 - July 7, 2010 17FOTS-10_Wholenote.indd 110-05-16 4:32 PM

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