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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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416-924-6211 x0. ; .50(sr/st). Also July27, 28, 29(mat).• 7:30: North York Concert Band. In Concert.John Edward Liddle, conductor. Mel LastmanSquare. 5100 Yonge St. 416-652-2077. Free.• 8:00: RBI Productions Inc. Lyle Lovett andhis Acoustic Group. Roy Thomson Hall, 60Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. -.Friday July 27See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brott Music Festival; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 7:00 to 10:30: Harbourfront Centre.Classical IV: Strings: Maryem Hassan Tollar,Tio Chorinho and Masters of Mali featuring SidiTouré. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.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: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Rob Tardik, jazzguitar. Benares Historic House, 1507 ClarksonRd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. PWYC, suggested; $10(family).• 7:30: No Strings Theatre. Curtains. SeeJuly 26.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheMarriage of Figaro. Mozart. Jennifer Tung, director.Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St.3rd floor. 416-922-2912 or 416-978-7986.; (sr/st). Also July 29(mat); Aug 1(mat),4(eve).• 8:00: Toronto Chinese Music School. SixthAnnual Grand Chinese Concert. Classical andcontemporary Chinese music. Macie Ho, pipa;Ken Chen, erhu and gaohu; Jian-Min Lu, erhu;Toronto North America Chinese Orchestra,Ken Ching, conductor. P.C. Ho Theatre, 5183Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough. 905-489-1188or 647-408-2278. -.Saturday July 28See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brott Music Festival; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 11:00am to 6:00: Beaches Jazz Festival.Julia Cleveland Quintet; Robert Scott Trio;Heavyweights Brass Band; Liona Boyd; SharrieWilliams; and many others. KEW Gardens (variousstages). Queen St. E. and the Boardwalk.416-698-2152. Free.• 1:30: Harbourfront Centre. Classical IV:Strings: Traditional Arabic Music Ensemble featuringGeorge Sawa. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheBarber of Seville. Rossini. Maika’a Nash, director.Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St., 3rdfloor. 416-922-2912 or 416-978-7986. ;(sr/st). Also July 31(eve); Aug 2(eve), 4(mat).• 3:30: Harbourfront Centre. Classical IV:Strings: Lute Legends Ensemble. 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. 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. SeeJuly 26.• 7:30 to 11:00: Harbourfront Centre.A. Concerts in the GTAClassical IV: Strings: Minor Empire, Irshad Khan,Deborah Henson-Conant. 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaMère Coupable. Milhaud. Nicole Bellamy, director.Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 3rdfloor. 416-922-2912 or 416-978-7986. ;(sr/st). Also Aug 1 (eve); Aug 3(eve), 5(mat).Sunday July 29• 11:00am to 6:00: Beaches Jazz Festival.Lou Pomanti; Lemon Bucket Orkestra; BillKing Trio with guests; Johnny Rawls; LMTConnection; and many others. KEW Gardens (variousstages). Queen St. E. and the Boardwalk.416-698-2152. Free.• 2:00: No Strings Theatre. Curtains. SeeJuly 26.• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheMarriage of Figaro. See July 27.• 2:00 to 6:00: Harbourfront Centre. ClassicalIV: Strings. An afternoon of varied performanceson string instruments, including Jayme Stone’s“Bach on the Banjo,” the Toronto MandolinOrchestra, the Ukulele Project, The HammerBand and the Afiara String Quartet. 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 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: Wild Reeds. Palej: Quay Quodibet;also works by Rossini, Goodman and others.Kornel Wolak, clarinet; Joseph Macerollo, accordion.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday July 30• 12:15: Music Mondays. Kathleen Long, cello;Ben Smith, piano. Debussy: Sonata for Celloand Piano in d; Hétu: Sonata for Cello and Piano;Schumann: Three Fantasy Pieces Op.73. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x304. suggested donation.Tuesday July 31See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Hanné Becker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:30 to 10:00: Harbourfront Centre.Calypso Stars. Featuring calypso singers performingoriginal songs from the annual CalypsoTents Music Series; steelpannists, carnival characters,traditional Caribbean drumming and thelimbo dance; guests: Macomere Fifi, Structure,and Alexander D. Great. Westjet Stage, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. Phil BiancoInstrumental Jazz Band. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881. Free.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheBarber of Seville. See July 28.Wednesday August 01See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Simon Walker, organ.103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheMarriage of Figaro. See July 27.• 5:00: University of Toronto. Summer2012 Carillon Recital Series. French folksongs,pieces for carillon. Andrée-Anne Doane, carillon.Soldier’s Tower, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-3485. Free.• 7:30: Arthouse Festival Series. NiamhNi Charra Trio. Music and dance from Ireland.Niamh Ni Charra, fiddle; Cathall King, flute; MattGriffin, guitar; Nora Corrigan, dancer. St. Aidan’sAnglican Church, 318 Queen Mary Dr., Oakville.905-467-8551. ; (family).• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. Plein AirSalon Garden Concerts. Steve Raiken, folk guitarand vocals. Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St.416-487-0705. $10.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaMère Coupable. See July 28.Thursday August 02See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. Al Parrish, singer/storyteller.Outdoor stage, Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLn., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: From L’Acadie to the Land ofFaerie. Dance tunes and airs drawing from Celticand French-Canadian roots. Donna Hébert, fiddle;Max Cohen, guitar; Molly Hebert-Wilson, vocals.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: Light Classical.The Prominent String Quartet. 65 Church St.416-461-7744. Free.• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. Summer ConcertSeries. Classics and pop arrangements.Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water St., Whitby.905-668-8337. Free.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheBarber of Seville. See July 28.Friday August 03See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Aurora jazz+ Festival; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Abeena Samm,singer-songwriter. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860.PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 7:30: York Consort of Viols. Heart’s Ease.Music by Caurroy, Byrd, Farina, Tomkins,Gibbons and others. Foster Memorial, 9899Regional Rd., Uxbridge. 416-921-9203. Free.• 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul:Tribute to the Grandmaster Calypsonian LordKitchener. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaMère Coupable. See July 28.Saturday August 04See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Aurora jazz+ Festival; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheBarber of Seville. See July 28.• 5:00: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul:Afrafranto. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. TheMarriage of Figaro. See July 27.Sunday August 05See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Aurora jazz+ Festival; Brott Music Festival• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaMère Coupable. See July 28.• 4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Twilight Recitals. Andrew Adair, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: Northdale Concert Band. In Concert.Graziano Brescacin, conductor. UnionvilleMillennium Bandstand, 100 Main St., Unionville.416-652-2077. Free.• 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul:Admiral Bailey. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul:Duane Stephenson. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday August 06• 12:15: Music Mondays. Thirteen-yearoldRising Star: Anastasia Rizikov, piano.Chopin: Ballade No.1 in g Op.23; Granados:Allegro de Concierto; Prokofiev: Toccata in dOp.11; Kapustin: Variations Op.41; Gershwin:Rhapsody in Blue.. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggesteddonation.Tuesday August 07• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Conrad Gold, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. StephanieRobayo, vocals. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881. Free.Wednesday August 08• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. EdmeeNataprawira, piano. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 5:00: University of Toronto. Summer 2012Carillon Recital Series. Music by Bach, Boedijn;also folksongs. George Matthew Jr., carillon.Soldier’s Tower, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-3485. Free.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. Plein AirSalon Garden Concerts. Jon Davis and MatthewTomlinson, indie/roots duo. Garden and Pavilion,345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10.Thursday August 09See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival;Scarborough Town Jazz Festival• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Arcadian Visions. Music from the17th century to today, including works by Biber,Oesterle, Tiutiunnik, Enescu and Mahler. PemiPaull, viola. Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: Metropolitan United Church. Carillonand Organ Recital: George Matthew. 56 QueenSt .E. 416-363-0331. Free.Thursday August 10See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival;Scarborough Town Jazz Festival• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Licorice AllsortsClarinet Quartet. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860.PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 7:30: Opera by Request. Lakmé. Delibes.Allison Arends, soprano (Lakmé); ChristopherMayell, tenor (Gerald); Michael York, baritone(Nilakantha); Catherine Carew, mezzo (Mallika);Matt Cassils, baritone (Frederic); and others;William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Pre-concert chat at 7:20.• 9:00: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: Celebrating the Crossroads: Opening34 thewholenote.com July 1 – September 7, 2012

Night Spectacle. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday August 11See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival;Scarborough Town Jazz Festival• 2:00 to 5:00: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: CerAmony, Hanggai and PacificCurls. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.• 8:00 to 10:30: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: Kinnie Star and Digging Roots. 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday August 12See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival;Brott Music Festival; Scarborough TownJazz Festival• 2:00: Leonard Gilbert. Piano Recital.Beethoven: “Appassionata” sonata; Brahms:Hungarian Dance No.5; works by Chopin andothers. Leonard Gilbert, piano. Victoria Chapel,91 Charles St. W., Rm.213. 647-272-4817.; $10(sr/st). Fundraiser for Oxfam.• 3:00: Harbourfront Centre. Oka. 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.• 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Among Friends. Works byBeethoven, Mozart and Gershwin. Cecilia StringQuartet; guest: Peter Stoll, clarinet. TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday August 13• 12:15: Music Mondays. Trio Bravo.Gershwin: Three Preludes (arr. Selleck);Beethoven: Gassenauer Trio; Lane: Trio No.2;Fauré: Pavane (arr. Selleck); Bach: Gigue (arr.Selleck). Baird Knechtel, viola; Terry Storr, clarinet;John Selleck, piano. Church of the HolyTrinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.Tuesday August 14• 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. Rob Tardik,jazz guitar. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881.Free.Wednesday August 15• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Clement Carelse,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 3:00: Thornhill Chamber Music Institute.Final Student Concert. 8010 Yonge St. 905-770-9059. $10; (sr); (family).Thursday August 16See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Markham Jazz Festival• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. Jamie Reilly and VideGeiger, singer-songwriters. Outdoor stage, RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Voice of the Heart.Schoenberg: Quartet in D; Schubert: Quartet in a,“Rosamunde” variations; works by Oesterle andReeves. Castle Quartet. Toronto Music Garden,475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: Afro Fusion.Mother Tongue. 65 Church St. 416-461-7744.Free.• 7:00: Thornhill Chamber Music Institute.Faculty Concert. Chamber works for guitar quintet,piano and vocal works. 8010 Yonge St. 905-770-9059. $10; (sr).• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. Summer ConcertSeries. Classics and pop arrangements.Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water St., Whitby.905-668-8337. Free.Friday August 17See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Markham Jazz Festival• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. deVah quartet(electric violin; two electric five-string hybrids;electric cello; guest drums. Benares HistoricHouse, 1507 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 9:30: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: Robbie Robertson Tribute Show.Featuring Derek Miller and special guests. 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday August 18See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Markham Jazz Festival• 1:00 to 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: Métis Fiddler Quartet, AmandaRheaume, Transjoik, Ali Fontaine, IsKwé andCris Dersken. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday August 19See SECTION S: SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Markham Jazz Festival• 2:00 to 4:30: Harbourfront Centre. PlanetIndigenUS: Tjupurru, Don Ross and Leela Gilday.235 Queen’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.• 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Nymphs, Masques and Madness.Music from 17th-century Italy and England, interspersedwith new music inspired by baroqueforms. L.C. Smith: new work (world premiere);and other works. Toronto Music Garden, 475Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. Handel. New libretto byD. Pearson. World premiere. Emily Atkinson, soprano;Scott Belluz, countertenor; Tracy Smith-Bessette, soprano; Ross Manson, stage director;Ashiq Aziz, music director; with the ClassicalMusic Consort. Gladstone Hotel (takes place inhallways, bedrooms, bathrooms and bars of thehotel), 1214 Queen St. W. 1-800-838-3006.; (sr/under 30); (Aug 19 previewonly). Also Aug 20–24; 26–31. Prix fixe dinneravailable from the Gladstone Hotel; seatings at5:30pm and 8:30pm.Monday August 20• 12:15: Music Mondays. Mozart and the King(of Instruments). Mozart: Sonata for Violin andPiano in G KV301; Sonata for Violin and Pianoin C KV296; Rheinberger: Suite for Violin andOrgan Op.166; Tunder: Fantasia on Christ lag inTodesbanden. Joy Lee, violin; Paul Jessen, organ.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq.416-598-4521 x304. suggested donation.• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. See Aug 19.Tuesday August 21• 1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Simon Walker, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. See Aug 19.• 7:30: Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Jazz in the Plaza. TeresaMarchione, jazz vocals. 10268 Yonge St. 905-787-8881. Free.Wednesday August 22• 12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Thomas Gonder,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-638-3550. Free.• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. See Aug 19.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. Plein AirSalon Garden Concerts. Kristin Lindell, roots/jazzvocals. Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10.Thursday August 23• 12:00 noon: Brampton Folk Club. ThursdayLunchtime Concert Series. Dave MacLachlanand Gayle Ackroyd, vocals. Outdoor stage, RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free.• 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Musicin the Garden: Songs for Cello. World-influencedmusic. Rufus Cappadocia, five-string celloand composition. Toronto Music Garden, 475Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. See Aug 19.• 8:00: Sony Centre for the PerformingArts. Dead Can Dance. World reunion tour ofAustralian duo. 1 Front St. E. 1-855-872-7669..50-.50Friday August 24• 7:00: Volcano Theatre/Underground Opera.A Synonym for Love. See Aug 19.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums ofMississauga. On the Verandah. Antonio Piretti,singer-songwriter. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860.PWYC, suggested ; $10(family).• 8:30: Harbourfront Centre. TAIWANfest: PinKuan: A Gift of Love Concert. 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday August 25• 4:30: Harbourfront Centre. TAIWANfest:Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella:O-Kai Singers. 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Also Aug 26.• 5:30: Harbourfront Centre. TAIWANfest:Ignite Fire: Come to My Home. 235 Queen’sDEAD CAN DANCE combine elements of European folkmusic – particularly music from the Middle Ages and theRenaissance – with ambient pop and worldbeat flourishes.Their songs are of lost beauty, regret and sorrow,inspiration and nobility, and of the everlasting humangoal of attaining a meaningful existence.AUGUST 23, 2012 • 8PM1 FRONT STREET EAST, TORONTO1-855-872-SONY (7669) | sonycentre.casonycentre.caJuly 1 – September 7, 2012thewholenote.com 35

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