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Volume 15 Issue 9 - June 2010

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The WholeNote

The WholeNote ListingsTheWholeNote listings are arranged in five sections this issue:A.GTA (Greater Toronto Area) covers all ofToronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durhamregions (zones 1,2,3 and 4 on the map below).B.Beyond the GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA (zones 5,6,7,and 8 on the map below). Starts on page 36.FESTIVALS is organized alphabeticallyby festival name and either provides detailedC.SUMMERlistings or refers you to the appropriatespot(s) in the daily listings. Starts on page 37.D.In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 40.E.Announcements Et Cetera is for lectures,symposia, master classes and other musicrelatedevents (except performances) that maybe of interest to our readers. Starts on page 44.A general word of caution A phone number is provided withevery listing in The WholeNote – in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; andartists or venues may change after listings are published. Please checkbefore you go out to a concert.How to List Listings in The WholeNote in the sections above are afree service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters. If youhave an event, send us your information no later than the 15th of themonth prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligible toappear.NEXT, DOUBLE ISSUE alert! The next issue covers the periodfrom July 1 to September 7, 2010. All listings for that period must bereceived by 6pm Tuesday June 15.Listings can be sent by e-mail to or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27for further information.listings zone map Visit our website to see a detailed version ofthis map: www.thewholenote.comTuesday June 01• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.Piano Virtuoso Series: Around Iberia. Selectedworks from Albeniz’ Iberia suites, alsomusic by de Falla and others. Koichi Inoue,piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8321. Free.• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday: Emily Sun, violin. 65 Church St.416-364-7865. Free (donations welcome).• 7:00: Out of the Box Productions.Opera Erotique. Adria McCulloch, soprano(Anaman); Margaret Bárdos, mezzo (Igma);Alexander Hajek, baritone (Arro). TranzacClub, 292 Brunswick Ave. 1-888-222-6608.Pwyc.• 7:30: Dancap Productions. Jersey Boys.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. Also June 2-6, 8-13, 15-20,22-27, 29-July 4, 6, 7 and beyond.• 7:30: Leaside United Church. Jim andJean Strathdee in Concert. Hymn and songwriters.822 Millwood Rd. 416-425-1253..• 7:30: Tafelmusik. Israel in Egypt. TeriDunn, soprano; Matthew White, countertenor;Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; SumnerThompson, baritone; Tafelmusik BaroqueOrchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins,director. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Rock ofAges. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St.W. 416-872-1212. -$150. Also Jun 2-6,8-13, 15-20, 22-27.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Mamma Mia!Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W.416-872-1212. -0. Also June 2-6,8-13, 15-20, 22-27, 29-July 4, 6, 7 andbeyond.Wednesday June 02• 12:30: Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch. John Palmer, organ. 1585 YongeSt. 416-922-1167. Free.• 5:30: Canadian Opera Company. VocalSeries: Choral Explorations. Music by Biebl,Chesnokov, Daley, de Morales, Raminsh,and Victoria. The Victoria Scholars, JerzyCichocki, musical director. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.416-363-8321. Free.• 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company.Funny Girl. Lennart, Style & Merrill. AshleyMedeiros-Felix (Fanny); Julie Lennick (Mrs.Brice). Fairview Library Theatre, 35 FairviewMall Dr. 416-755-1717. .• 7:00: Out of the Box Productions. OperaErotique. See June 1. -.• 7:30: St. Thomas’s Anglican Church.Music and Memories: Celebrating WalterMacNutt. Sacred and secular vocal and choralmusic by Walter MacNutt; also a suite forpiano. Choirs of St. Thomas’s Church, JohnTuttle, director; Peter Tiefenbach, piano; DeniseWilliams, soprano; James Tuttle, tenor;Giles Bryant, host. 383 Huron St. 416-979-2323 x5. ; $15(sr); (st).• 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. TheResting Place of Pioneers. Daly: Requiem;and other works to honour Toronto’s pioneers.Geoffrey Butler, conductor; WilliamO’Meara, accompanist. Eastminster UnitedChurch, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-410-3509.; .A. Concerts In The GTAThursday June 03• 12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company.World Music Series: New Traditions inTaiko. A musical journey presented by theJapanese taiko ensemble Nagata Shachu.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8321. Free.• 12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation.Jonathan Oldengarm, organ. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211.Free.• 12:15: Music at Metropolitan. Noon atthe Met: Richard Hansen, organ. MetropolitanUnited Church, 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x51.• 2:00: Northern District Library. Orchardviewers:Master Class Players. A groupof mature performers will play classic worksfor piano. 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free.• 2:00: Smile Theatre. Sweet Dreams: ATribute to Patsy Cline. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. .• 2:00 & 7:30: Mirvish Productions. AJew Grows in Brooklyn. Panasonic Theatre,651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. -.Also June 4-6, 10-13.• 7:00: Muhtadi International DrummingFestival. Festival Launch. Artscape WychwoodBarns, 601Christie St. 416-504-3786.• 7:00: Out of the Box Productions. OperaErotique. See June 1. -.• 8:00: Canada-Israel Cultural Foundation.Israel Makes Music. Works by Bach,Mozart and Brahms. Michal Beck, cello;Yevgeny Yontov, piano; Udi Nave, clarinet.Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 416-932-2260/1-888-222-6608. .• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. FunnyGirl. See June 2.• 8:00: Music Gallery. Lisa Bozikovic andKite Hill with Ferriswheel. 197 John St. 416-204-1080 x1. .• 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Chopin and Mahler. Chopin: Piano ConcertoNo.2 in f Op.21; Mahler: Symphony No.1 inD “Titan”. Peter Oundjian, conductor; IngridFliter, piano. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. -8.Friday June 04• 7:00: Latvian Guild of Organists USA,Canadian Chapter. Latvian Organ FestivalConcert No. 1. Roberts Hansons and Vita Kalnciems,organ. St. John’s Latvian LutheranChurch, 200 Balmoral Ave. 416-626-8910.; (st).• 7:00: Out of the Box Productions. OperaErotique. See June 1. -.• 7:00 to 10:00: Waterfront Blues Festival.Erin McCallum, Fathead. WoodbinePark, 1681 Lakeshore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 7:30: Graham Jackson, piano. In Recital.Chopin: 1st and 3rd Ballades, 24 Preludes,and other pieces. Church of the ChristianCommunity, 901 Rutherford Rd., Vaughan.905-737-5314. $15.• 7:30: Music at Metropolitan. There is aDelight in Singing. Songs by Purcell, Handel,Mozart, Fauré and Liang. Janet Obermeyersoprano; Leslie De’Ath, piano; additionalmusicians. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x51.28 w w w.t h e w h o l e n o t e.c o mJune 1 - July 7, 2010

• 7:30: Performing Arts York Region.Young Artists’ Concert. Finalists for the annualFounders’ Scholarship with other youngmusicians. Thornhill Presbyterian Church,271 Centre Street, Thornhill. 905- 886-7905. , (sr); (st).• 7:30: TCDSB Staff Arts. Lullaby ofBroadway. Music from The Sound of Music,Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, Les Miserables,Phantom and others. Cardinal CarterAcademy for the Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave.416-222-8282 x2787. ; $15(st).• 8:00: Bloordale United Church. FinestKind. Folk trio. 4258 Bloor St. W. 416-622-6309/416-621-8050. .• 8:00: Blue Bridge Festival. OpeningCabaret. De La Salle Hall, 940 Metro Rd. E.,Jackson’s Point. 289-470-1099. .• 8:00: Civic Light Opera Company. FunnyGirl. See June 2.• 8:00: Gallery 345. See Through Trio. 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; $15(sr);(st).• 8:00: Harlequin Singers. Here ComesBroadway. Music from South Pacific, Carousel,My Fair Lady, Camelot, West Side Storyand other shows. Drury Lane Theatre, 2269New St., Burlington. 905-637-3979. .• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. A JewGrows in Brooklyn. See June 3.• 9:00: Latvian Guild of Organists USA,Canadian Chapter. Latvian Organ FestivalConcert: Seven Chances. Andrei Streliaevimprovises on the piano to the 1925 silentfilm. St. John’s Latvian Lutheran Church,200 Balmoral Ave. 416-626-8910. .Saturday June 05• 10:00am: Muhtadi International DrummingFestival. Parade of the Drums. RamsdenPark to Queen’s Park. 416-504-3786.• 1:00 to 10:00: Waterfront Blues Festival.John Dickie & Steve Hunter, Two MenFrom Earth, Shawn Kellerman, Paul Reddick,Blackburn, and others. Woodbine Park, 1681Lakeshore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 12:00 noon to 8:00: Muhtadi InternationalDrumming Festival. DrummingFestival. Queen’s Park. 416-504-3786.• 2:00 & 7:30: Mississauga Children’sChoir. Eine Kleine Jazz Musik. From Mozartto Ellington. Royal Bank Theatre, Living ArtsCentre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga.905-306-6000. .• 2:00 & 8:00: Mirvish Productions. AJew Grows in Brooklyn. See June 3.• 5:00: NYCO Symphony Orchestra.NYCO Music Festival Recital. Performancesby participants in the 2010 NYCO MusicFestival. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 LonsdaleRd. 416-628-9195. ; . (Ticket.Intimate late-night cabaret concerts in the Distillery Historic DistrictEvery Saturday night at 10 pmJune 5Patricia O’CallaghanJune 12Denzal SinclaireJune 26Chris Whiteley &Diana BraithwaiteJuly 3The Anaïs Projectwith Patricia O’Callaghan,Miranda Mulholland &Romina Di GasbarroJohn Edward LiddleConductorCity NightsSaturday, June 5 -- 7:30 p.m.Al Green TheatreMiles Nadal Jewish Community Centre750 Spadina Avenue, TorontoTickets: $15Children under 12 admitted free416-652-2077www.northyorkconcertband.caRachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 3 July 10Sharron MatthewsJuly 17John AlcornJuly 24Heather BambrickTickets $15Fully licensedResident Artist Program: Cabaret Series Sponsor: Public Support:June 1 - July 7, 2010 w w w.t h e w h o l e n o t e.c o m 29

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