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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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Carillon RecitalsSoldiers’ TowerUniversity of TorontoHear the bells of the historicSoldiers’ Tower war memoriallocated beside Hart House,7 Hart House Circle. Free.These are outdoor recitals.Chairs will be set out forlisteners.July 1, Canada Day12 noon to 1 pmRoy Lee, U of T alumnusSummer 2012 Recital SeriesFeaturing guest artists:July 4, 5 pm to 6 pmToni RaatsRoosendaal, The NetherlandsJuly 11, 5 pm to 6 pmJulianne Vanden WyngaardGrand Valley State University,Michigan USAJuly 18, 5 pm to 6 pmJoey BrinkYale University and the RoyalCarillon School in Mechelen,BelgiumJuly 25, 5 pm to 6 pmTrevor WorkmanBourneville Village Trust,Birmingham, EnglandAugust 1, 5 pm to 6 pmAndrée-Anne DoaneSt. Joseph’s Oratory, MontrealAugust 8, 5 pm to 6 pmGeorge Matthew Jr.Middlebury College and NorwichUniversity, Vermont, USAMaster of Ceremonies:Michael HartInformation: (416) 978-3485,soldiers.tower@utoronto.caA. Concerts in the GTAD “The ETCeteras,” under Competitions.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Denise Leslie,jazz vocals. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860.PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 7:30 to 10:30: Harbourfront Centre.Expressions of Brazil: Matuto, Tio Chorinho andBrothers of Brazil. Showcase of Brazilian culture.235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Batuki Music Society. Africa UpClose: Ruth Mathiang & Friends. NOW Lounge,189 Church St. 416-948-4132. $10.8:45: Toronto Fringe Festival/* Fringetastic. One In A Million: a micromusical.Musical comedy about four very determinedfellows on a quest to get to the egg. Written byR. Fromstein; music by S. Sholdice. With MarkAllan, Shaina Silver-Baird, Jeff Giles, Blair Irwinand others. Cory O’Brien, director. RandolphTheatre, 736 Bathurst Ave. 416-966-1062.$10/(adv). Also July 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15;start times vary.Saturday July 07• 2:30 to 10:30: Harbourfront Centre.Expressions of Brazil: Zé Fuá, Bruno Capinan,Roda de Samba, Rua do Vidéo, Maria Bonita andthe Band and Aline Morales. 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: Grace United Symphonic Band. ToHonour Those Who Gave. Tchaikovsky: 1812Overture; Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture; Mozart:Horn Concerto No.3 K447 (Rondo movement);Clarinet Concerto K622 (Rondo movement);J. Strauss Jr.; Emperor Waltz. Yi Yao, horn;Joshua Zung, clarinet; Pak Lam Mak, conductor;guest: Richmond Hill Centennial Pipe Band.Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, 171Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-887-7828 or647-286-7828. –. All proceeds to theAfghanistan Repatriation Memorial.• 8:00: Raging Asian Women TaikoDrummers. Bang On! Toronto Taiko Concert.Performances by Nagata Shachu, Yakudo,Arashi Daiko and Raging Asian Women TaikoDrummers. MacMillan Theatre, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-671-7256. ;(st/18 and under).Sunday July 08• 2:00: Pickering Community Concert Band.www.sorrows.ca416-231-6016Summer Outdoor Concert. Traditional CzechPolka: Musicians Play all Night (arr. S. Breen;premiere); also On Wings of Magic, PickeringSuite, Fanfare, Pickering Fair, Manny’s Marchand many others. City of Pickering EsplanadePark, One The Esplanade (behind City Hall, betweenGlenanna and Valley Farm Rd.). 905-427-5443. Free. In case of rain, concert will he heldin City Hall Auditorium.• 2:00 to 5:30: Harbourfront Centre.Expressions of Brazil: Salviano Pessoa, MaracatuMar Aberto, Pedro Quental and Band. 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: Centennial Community RecreationAssociation. Concert in the Park. ScarboroughConcert Band. Port Union Community Centre,5450 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough. 416-287-8899. Free. Concert will be outdoors on thelawn or indoors if raining.Monday July 09• 12:15: Music Mondays. Infinitely More.Original songs and new arrangements of gospelclassics including Real Big Fan, How Great isOur God, Living Manna, Just a Closer Walk withThee, and others. Allyson Lynn, vocals; GeraldFlemming, guitar. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggesteddonation.Tuesday July 10• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Ted Moroney, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.*7:30: Dancap Productions. Million DollarQuartet. Book by C. Escott and F. Mutrux.Revisiting the twist of fate that brough JohnnyCash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and ElvisPresley together at Sun Records on December4, 1956. Performed by Martin Kaye (Jerry LeeLewis); Lee Ferris (Carl Perkins); Cody Slaughter(Elvis Presley); Derek Keeling (Johnny Cash).Check Mead, music director; Eric Schaeffer,stage director. Toronto Centre for the Arts,5040 Yonge St. 416-644-3665 or 1-866-950-7469. –0. Also July 11–15, 17–22,24–29; start times vary.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. DavePastor:Rev. Fr. Nino Cavoto3055 Bloor Street West, justwest of Royal York RoadFree Lunchtime OrganConcert SeriesWednesdays 12:15 – 1:00Music and Artistic DirectorGordon D. MansellJuly 4Gordon MansellJuly 11Simon WalkerJuly 18 July 25Gordon Mansell Rachel MahonNo lunchtime concerts during August.One of the most stunning Baroqueinstruments in the worldMcLaughlin, jazz saxophone. 10268 Yonge St.905-787-8811. Free.Wednesday July 11• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Simon Walker, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Andrew Adair, organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 5:00: University of Toronto. Summer2012 Carillon Recital Series. Music by Corelli,Bach and Mozart; plus folksongs and spirituals.Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, carillon. Soldier’sTower, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. Plein AirSalon Garden Concerts. Taffanel Wind Ensemble,classical wind trio. Garden and Pavilion, 345Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10.Thursday July 12• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. Fusion of Celtic, classicaland traditional music. Moira and Elena duo(Moira Nelson, harp/voice/guitar; Elena Jubinville,cello/voice/guitar). Outdoor stage, Rose Theatre,1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Wassho! Nagata Shachu, taikodrumming troupe. Toronto Music Garden, 475Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: North York Concert Band. In Concert.John Edward Liddle, conductor. Mel LastmanSquare. 5100 Yonge St. 416-652-2077. Free.Friday July 13• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Fusion of Celtic,classical and traditional music. Moira and Elenaduo (Moira Nelson, harp/voice/guitar; ElenaJubinville, cello/voice/guitar). Benares HistoricHouse, 1507 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. SoundclashFestival: Maylee Todd, Orchestre Poly-Rythmode Cotonou. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 9:00: Funkabelly. Global Dance Party andBellydance Cabaret. With Nomadica (Gypsyfunk). Capitol Theatre, 2492 Yonge St. 416-322-3322. .Saturday July 14• 3:30: Harbourfront Centre. SoundclashFestival: La Maquina de la Salsa: Tribute toBilly Bryans. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00 to 10:00: Harbourfront Centre.Soundclash Festival: Freedom Writers, TashaRozez and Elzhi. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday July 15• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: From the Gardens of India. NorthIndian classical ragas. Bageshree Vaze, voice;Vineet Vyas, tabla. Toronto Music Garden, 475Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: North York Concert Band. In Concert.John Edward Liddle, conductor. UnionvilleMillennium Bandstand, 100 Main St., Unionville.416-652-2077. Free.Monday July 16• 12:15: Music Mondays. Jazz Piano and32 thewholenote.com July 1 – September 7, 2012

Percussion. Original compositions by K. Henkeland covers of popular songs and standards.Kevin Henkel, jazz piano; Sidnei Santos, percussion.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.Tuesday July 17See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Walker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: North York Concert Band. In Concert.John Edward Liddle, conductor. Earle Bales Park,4169 Bathurst St. 416-652-2077. Free.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. JulieMichels, jazz vocals. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881. Free.Margaret Maye – Bravo International& Palais Royale Ballroom presentTHE WORLD FAMOUSGlenn MillerOrchestraLIVE IN CONCERT JULY 17Palais Royale BallroomIN THE MOOD• 8:00: Margaret Maye-Bravo International/Palais Royale Ballroom. In the Mood: GlennMiller Orchestra Live in Concert. In the Mood,Chattanooga Choo Choo, String of Pearls,Pennsylvania 6-5000 and other classics.Palais Royale Ballroom. 1601 Lakeshore Blvd.W. 647-892-7799 and 416-533-3553 x22.5/10(adv).Wednesday July 18See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Gordon Mansell, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Rachel Mahon, organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 5:00: University of Toronto. Summer 2012Carillon Recital Series. Baroque and contemporarymusic and folk songs. Joey Brink, carillon.Soldier’s Tower, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-3485. Free.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. Plein AirSalon Garden Concerts. Jazz and spoken word.Chris Hercules and the Sometimes Quintet.Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10.Thursday July 19See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. Blue Yonder FolkGroup. Outdoor stage, Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLn., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00 St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: Jazz & BossaNova. Kevin Barrett Group. 65 Church St. 416-461-7744. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Jayme Stone’s Room of Wonders.Bridging folk, jazz, chamber and world music.Jayme Stone, banjo; Kevin Turcotte, horns;Andrew Downing, cello; Joe Phillips, bass.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. Summer ConcertSeries. Classics and pop arrangements.Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water St., Whitby.905-668-8337. Free.Friday July 20See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 6:00 to 10:00: Beaches Jazz Festival.Saluki Music; Countermeasure A Cappella;Afroteque; Jamaica to Toronto; and many others.Woodbine Park (various stages). NorthernDancer Blvd. and Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Hot & SpicyFood Festival: Ana Tijoux. 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.Saturday July 21See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:00 noon to 9:30: Beaches Jazz Festival.Amy Hunter; Gavin McLeod; Rob Christian Band;Alex Pangman; Treasa Levasseur; Brass Transit;and many others. Woodbine Park (various stages).Northern Dancer Blvd. and Lake Shore Blvd.E. 416-698-2152. Free.8:00: Mirvish Productions. Backbeat.*Written by I. Softley and S. Jeffreys. The storyof how the Beatles became the Beatles. DavidLeveaux, director. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260King St. W. 416-872-1212. –0. AlsoJuly 22, 24, 25–29, 31; Aug 1–5, 7–12, 16–19, 21–26, 28–31; Sept 1, 2; Tue, Wed, Thu,Fri and Sat at 8pm; Wed, Sat and Sun at 2pm.• 9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Hot & SpicyFood Festival: Naomi Shelton & the GospelQueens. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.Sunday July 22See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brott Music Festival• 1:00 to 9:00: Beaches Jazz Festival. JPSaxe; Humber Community Music School Combo;My Son the Hurricane; Chloe Charles; DianaSalvatore; Suzana d’Amour; David Rotundo withEnrico Crivellaro; and many others. WoodbinePark (various stages). Northern Dancer Blvd. andLake Shore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 3:00: Hart House Singers. Sacred andProfane. Works by Bach, Tallis, Halley andAdele. Peter Treen, piano; Ian Gallimore, doublebass; Amanda Gallimore, drums; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Great Hall, Hart House, 7Hart House Circle, 416-978-2452. Free. Fooddonations for U of T Foodbank welcome.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Hitting the Waves: ElectronicPercussion by the Lake. Mixing sounds of nature,industry and percussion. Sacks: Le Bateau; andother works. Rick Sacks, percussion.TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 4:30: Harbourfront Centre. Hot & SpicyFood Festival: Slim Moore & the Mar-Keys. 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday July 23• 12:15: Music Mondays. A Journey of theHeart. Collaboration on original jazz and jazz-imbuedpop songs. Jennifer Noble, vocals; AndreKing, bass; surprise guest pianist. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.Tuesday July 24See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. HeatherBambrick, jazz vocals. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881. Free.• 7:30: Summer Singers. An Informal Concertof Choral Music. Featuring folksongs, light classicaland popular standards. Linda Eyman, conductor.The Toronto Singing Studio, Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. PWYC, donations welcome.8:00: Randolph Academy for the*Performing Arts. Hair. Music by G.MacDermot; book and lyrics by G. Ragni andJ. Rado. Musical follows a group of politicallyactive New York hippies in the 60s as theyfight against conscription into the Vietnam War.Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 1-855-985-2787. . Also July 25, 26, 28, 31; Aug 1–4;all shows at 8pm.Wednesday July 25See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:15: Our Lady of Sorrows. WednesdayConcert Series. Rachel Mahon, organ. 3055Bloor St. W. 416-231-6016. Free.• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Eric Osborne,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 5:00: University of Toronto. Summer 2012Carillon Recital Series. Traditional and contemporarymusic.Trevor Workman, carillon. Soldier’sTower, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free.• 7:00: Arsis Handbell Ensemble. Awake, MyHeart! Boccherini: Quintet No.4 (third movementFandango, arr. for guitar and handbells); worksby Grieg, Bach and Mozart; also lullabies, shepherd’stunes and folk stories for handbells andguitar. Arsis Handbell Ensemble; Rémi Boucher,guitar. Toronto Estonian House, 958 BroadviewAve. 416-461-7963. .• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Jazz standards tosongs from the 60s. Debbie Fleming, jazz vocals.Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10.Thursday July 26See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. David Leask, vocals.Outdoor stage, Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln.,Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Music from the Natural World.David Mott, baritone saxophone; Joseph Petric,accordion. Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: Metropolitan United Church. CarillonRecital: Trevor Workman. 56 Queen St .E. 416-363-0331. Free.• 7:00 to 11:00: Beaches Jazz Festival.Streetfest. Numerous musical acts, includingbig band, swing, Dixieland, post-bop, fusion,funk and soul, playing along Queen St. E.,from Woodbine Ave. to Beach Ave. 416-698-2152. Free.7:30: No Strings Theatre. Curtains. Kander*and Ebb; book by R Holmes. A musical comedywhodunit. Denise Williams, music director;Timothy Askew, stage director. Al GreenTheatre, Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave.No Strings Theatre SummerMusicTheatreBook by RUPERT HOLMESMusic by JOHN KANDERLyrics by FRED EBBWWW.NOSTRINGSTHEATRE.COMPRESENTSCURTAINSA TORONTO PREMIERE!for Teens+(13-21)Show Dates:July 26 - 7:30 pmJuly 27 - 7:30 pmJuly 28 - 7:30 pmJuly 29 - 2:00 pmVenue Partner:at the Miles Nadal JCC750 Spadina Ave (at Bloor St.)Admission:Students and Seniors: .50(Tickets on sale from June 25th, 2012)FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION:416-924-6211x0ALGREENTHEATRE.caJuly 1 – September 7, 2012thewholenote.com 33

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