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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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STEVE PAYNEVANESSA

STEVE PAYNEVANESSA HEINSLUMIR HLUDIKMARIA MORGUNOVAON THE ROAD continued from previous pageALEX PANGMAN, JAZZ VOCALIST“My quintet is playing a very special concertfor the Brott Music Festival, July 27 atthe Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington.I’m also looking forward to playing HiltonBeach (near Sudbury) at their Old TownHall concert venue August 22 … finishing upand mastering my next record, due out inMarch 2013, featuring Bucky Pizzarelli onguitar, my own Alleycats quintet and evensome original tunes in the 1930s style!”!!WEBSITE: www.alexpangman.comFACEBOOK: Alex PangmanTWITTER: @AlexPangmanJAYME STONE, BANJOIST“Excited, as always, to see Ladysmith BlackMambazo at the Edmonton Folk Festival inAugust! I’ll be playing several classical musicfestivals and my ensemble is working up aprogram of Bach fugues, inventions and cantatas… Canadian composer Andrew Downingwas commissioned to write a banjo concertofor me, which debuts at the Home County FolkFestival on July 22. It’ll be the centrepiece ofmy forthcoming album, which will feature my band with chamberorchestra …”!!WEBSITE: jaymestone.comFACEBOOK: Jayme Stone MusicTWITTER: @jaymestoneLENKA LICHTENBERG, VOCALIST, ARRANGER, PRODUCER AND BANDLEADER“Getting ready for the culmination of a threeyearproject Songs for the Breathing Walls … Itconsists of 17 recordings carried out over ayear and a half in 12 Czech and Moravian synagogues,mostly in small towns, with variousgroupings of instrumentalists from 6 countries… The music, while based on biblical textsthat would have been chanted there, is mostlycurrent, with three of my compositions, andsix by other Toronto composers. I arranged, produced and financed(don’t ask) the whole thing, so you can say I am a bit invested in this! :-)”!!WEBSITE: lenkalichtenberg.comFACEBOOK: Lenka LichtenbergTWITTER: @LenkaLichtenbergKERRY STRATTON, CONDUCTOR AND CONCERT PRESENTER“International Touring Productions is facilitatingthe appearance of Prague Radio Orchestraat the international festival in ČeskỳKrumlov, Czech Republic. The program is awork for chorus and orchestra based uponmusic of the rock group Queen as composedand conducted by the brilliant Tolga Kashif.It’s a great festival with some fine artists, notthe least of whom will be Placido Domingo.The first concert for our orchestra is September 29 at Glenn Gould withPatsy Gallant in an Edith Piaf tribute …”!!WEBSITE: www.kerrystratton.com40Check for updated Summer Festivalsonline at thewholenote.comcontinued on page 43thewholenote.com(sr); (st).• July 22 3:00: High Tea/Just Pipes. MatthewJones, recorder; Jan Overduin, organ. SCAC.; (sr); (st). Includes high tearefreshments.• July 26 7:30: Opera Gala: PucciniMasterpieces. Highlights from Tosca andMadame Butterfly. Lauren Segal, mezzo; EdgarErnesto Ramirez, tenor; Todd Delaney, baritone;TBA, soprano. MPAC. ; (sr); (st).• July 27 7:30: Alex Pangman and herAlleycats. Classic 1930s jazz. RBG. ;(sr); $10(st).• July 28 7:30: Elvis Lives! The life, timesand music of Elvis Presley, performed by SteveKabakas. MPAC. ; (sr); (st).• August 2 7:30: By George that’s Gershwin.Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F;Bernstein: Symphonic Suite (from West SideStory); Goulet: Chocolate Box (world premiere).MPAC. ; (sr); (st).• August 5 3:00: High Tea & The Celtic Harp.Burns: Auld Lang Syne; Sutherland: Bones& Runes; PEI Shores; Arran Farewell. RuthSutherland, celtic harp. SJAC. ; (sr);(st). Includes high tea refreshments.• August 9 7:30: Royal Favourites!Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto; Elgar: EnigmaVariations; Walton: Orb and Sceptre; Brott:Royal Tribute. Valerie Tryon, piano. MPAC. ;(st); (st).• August 12 3:00: High Tea – Amore!Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben; Britten: ACharm of Lullabies; also works by Rachmaninoff,Gershwin and others. Sabatino Vacca, piano;Rachael Cleland, soprano. SJAC. ; (sr);(st). Includes high tea refreshments.• August 16 7:30: Finale: The MagnificentMasterpiece. Verdi: Requiem. Sinead Sugrue,soprano; Emilia Boteva, mezzo; John MacMaster,tenor; Steven Hegedus, bass-baritone; ArcadySingers. MPAC. ; (sr); (st).Canadian Guitar FestivalAugust 3 to August 5Sydenham Rd., ON613-544-CAMP (2267)www.canadianguitarfestival.comCanadian Open Old Time Fiddle ChampionshipAugust 8 to August 12Shelburne, ON519-925-8620www.shelburnefiddlecontest.on.caClear Lake Chamber Music FestivalAugust 11; August 21 to August 26Onanole, Riding Mountain National Park, MB204–571–6547 or 204–727–9631www.clearlakefestival.caAll concerts at Onanole Community Centre,Hwy. No.10, Riding Mountain National Park,Manitoba, unless otherwise indicated in listingsbelow.Festival Passes – (adults); (students);passes do not include Jazz Cruise Concert.• August 11 7:30: Jazz Concert: Greg Gatienand Friends. Poor Michael’s Bookshop Art &Café, Onanole, Riding Mountain National Park,MB. ; (st).• August 21 7:30: Opening: PianoExtravaganza – 20th Century Classics meetJazz. Works by Grainger, Rachmaninoff,Glazunov, Gershwin, Prokofiev and others.Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov,piano; Joyce Lai, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello;Aaron Hodgson, trumpet. /(adv);(st)/(adv).S. Summer Festivals• August 22 7:30: A Musical Love Triangle:Brahms and the Schumanns. Works by R.Schumann, C. Schumann and Brahms. AlexanderTselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; JoyceLai, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello./(adv); (st)/(adv).• August 23 7:30: Sensuous Sonorities ofDebussy: dedicated to Debussy’s 150th BirthAnniversary. Works by Debussy. AlexanderTselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; JoyceLai, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Colette Simonot,host. /(adv); (st)/(adv).• August 24 2:00: Jazz Concert. Musicand performers TBA. /(adv);(st)/(adv).• August 24 7:30: The French ConnectionsRendez–vous à Paris. Works by Ravel, Fauré,Franck and Milhaud. Alexander Tselyakov, piano;Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Naomi Forman, soprano;Nancy Hennen, flute; Clear Lake ChamberOrchestra. /(adv); (st)/(adv).• August 25 7:30: Absolutely Fabulous!Chamber concertos by Telemann, Molter andChopin. Alexander Tselyakov, piano; CatherineWood, clarinet; Aaron Hodgson, trumpet; ClearLake Chamber Orchestra; Colette Simonot, host./(adv); (st)/(adv).• August 26 3:00: Serious Fun, Grand Finale.Albéniz: Asturias (Leyenda) arr. for strings anddancer; Saint–Saëns: Septet for Trumpet,String Quintet and Piano Op.65; Lutoslawsky:Variations on a theme of Paganini for two pianos;Tchaikovsky: Overture “1812” arr. fortwo pianos, eight hands; Lavignac: Galop –Marche for two pianos, eight hands. AlexanderTselyakov, piano; Michael Kim, piano; KyungKim, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; AaronHodgson, trumpet. ; (st). With jazz concertprelude.• August 26 8:30: Festival Encore: Jazz CruiseConcert. Music and performers TBA. Marina,Main Beach, Wasagaming, (Clear Lake), RidingMountain National Park, MB. /(adv).Colours of MusicSeptember 21 to September 30Barrie, ON705-726-1181www.coloursofmusic.caDomaine Forget, LeMay 19 to September 1Domaine Forget, 5 Saint-Antoine St., Saint-Iréné, QC418-452-3535www.domaineforget.comAll concerts at Françoys-Bernier Concert Hall,Domaine Forget campus, 5 Saint-Antoine St.,Saint-Iréné, QC.• July 6 8:00: AV Input/Output,RUBBERBANDance Group. Hip-hop, modern andclassical dance fusion. .• July 7 8:00: The Two Most Prestigious GuitarDuos of the International Scene Reunited at LeDomaine Forget. Bach: Suite française No.5BWV816; Debussy: Claire de lune; Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Les guitars bien tempérées Op.199 (excerpts);Guiliani: Variations Concertantes Op.13.Lorenzo Micheli, Matteo Mela, Sergio Assad,Odair Assad, guitars. .• July 12 8:00: Jan Lisiecki: A Star is Born.Messiaen: Préludes; Bach: Chorale PreludeBWV645 “Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme;”Martinů: Trois Danses Tchèques; Mozetich: Troispièces pour piano solo; Paderewski: MenuetOp.14 No.1; Chopin: Grande valse brillianteOp.18; and other works. .• July 13 8:00: A Russian Evening with BorodinJuly 1 – September 7, 2012

Quartet. Tchaikovsky: Quartettsatz; Glinka:Quartet No. 2; Tchaikovsky: Quartet No.3. .• July 14 8:00: The Exceptional Marie-NicoleSings Rossini. Excerpts from Guillaume Tell,Tancredi, La donna del Lago, Semiramide andItaliana in Algeri. Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto;I Musici de Montréal; Jean-Marie Zeitouni,conductor. .• July 20 8:00: Transfigured Night. Debussy:Sonata for Cello and Piano; Schoenberg:Transfigured Night; Mendelssohn: Trio No.1 forViolin, Cello and Piano. Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc;Rodney Friend, violin; Atar Arad, viola; PhilippeMuller and Paul Marleyn, cello; Suzanne Blondin,piano. .• July 21 8:00: From the River to the Sea.Mendelssohn: Les Hébrides, overture; Mozart:Violin Concerto No.3; Hétu: Sur les rives duSaint-Maurice; Smetana: The Moldau; Strauss:An der schönen blauen Donau. .• July 22 3:00: Special Event Benefitting theJacqueline and Paul Desmarais ScholarshipFund/Off Series. Schubert: Genoveva Overture;Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Brahms: SymphonyNo.1. Orchestre Métropolitain; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor. and up.• July 26 8:00: Beatrice Rana, Winner of theMontreal International Musical Competition2011. Clementi: Sonata in b Op.40 No.2;Scriabin: Sonate-Fantasie No.2 Op.19; Chopin:Vingt-quatre Préludes Op.28. .• July 27 8:00: Beethoven and Strauss.Beethoven: String quartet in F Op.59 No.1;Strauss: Metamorphosen. Daniel Philips andDavid Gillham, violin; James Dunham andFrançois Paradis, viola; Thomas Wiebe and PaulMarleyn, cello; Ali Yazdanfar, double bass. .• July 28 8:00: Tchaikovsky: Love, Delightsand Flow of Destiny. Bilodeau: Création forPiano and Orchestra; Chausson: Poème for Violinand Orchestra; Ravel: Tzigane; Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.5. Augustin Dumay, violin;Mathieu Fortin, piano; Orchestre de laFrancophonie; Jean-Philippe Tremblay, conductor.. 6:30: Screening of Gérard Corbiau’s film“Augustin Dumay – Laisser une trace dans lecoeur”; for concert ticket-holders only.• August 2 8:00: Pasquier Solo, Duet andQuartet. Lekeu: Sonata for Violin; Paganini:Caprices; Tchaikovsky: Quartet No.2. RégisPasquier and David Gillham, violin; PaulSilverthorne, viola; Ryan Molzan, cello; PhilipChiu, piano. .• August 3 8:00: Harrell Plays Bach. Bach:Suite No.6 in D for solo cello BWV1012; BrittenLachrymae; Schubert: Piano Trio No.1 Op.898.Lynn Harrell, cello; Annalee Patipatanakoon,violin; Paul Silverthorne, viola; Brigitte Poulin,piano. .• August 4 8:00: Ravel and Couperin’sDialogue. Ravel: Sonatine; Le tombeau deCouperin; works by Debussy and Couperin.Alexandre Tharaud, piano. .• August 9 8:00: Bach and Beethoven:Simply Divine! Bach: Suite No.3 in C for solocello BWV1009; Suite No.5 in c for solo celloBWV1011 (transcribed for viola); Schmelzer:Sonata 8 at 5 in G; Biber: Sonata a 6 “DiePauernkirchfahrt genandt”; Beethoven: StringTrio Op.9 No.3. Jeanne Lamon, JonathanSchwartz and Mark Steinberg, violin; HariolfSchlichtig and Jocelyne Bastien, viola; RaphaëlWallfisch and Benoit Loiselle, cello. .• August 10 8:00: The Quatuor Ébène,the Next Generation at its Best! Mozart:Divertimento in F K13; Tchaikovsky: QuartetNo.1; Chausson: Concerto for violin, piano andstring quartet. Quatuor Ébène, Augustin Dumay,piano; Louis Lortie, piano. .July 1 – September 7, 2012August 11 8:00: Oliver Jones Plays OliverJones. Oliver Jones, piano; Éric Lagacé, doublebass; Jim Doxas, drums. .• August 12 3:00: Concert-Tasting: Musicand its Flavours in Perfect Harmony. Works byStrauss, Debussy and Chausson. Louis Lortie,piano; Augustin Dumay, violin. . Wine tastingduring intermissions.• August 18 8:00: Les Violons du Roy. Vivaldi:The Four Seasons; works by Handel. Les Violonsdu Roy; Aline Kutan, soprano; Richard Paré,harpsichord and conductor. .• August 24 8:00: The Canadian Premiere ofa Norwegian Masterpiece. Ricketts: Creation;Thoresen: Løp, lokk og linjar (Chases, CattleCalls and Charts), for ensemble and folk singer.Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne; Berit Opheim,voice; Lorraine Vaillancourt, conductor. .• August 25 8:00: Jazz Legends: MichelCusson and his Friends. Michel Cusson, guitar;Tiger Okoshi, trumpet; Jean-Pierre Zanella,saxophone; Lorraine Desmarais, piano; FrédéricAlarie, bass; Mark Walker, drums. .• September 1 8:00: The Manhattan Transfer..Electric EclecticsAugust 3 to August 5Meaford, ON519-378-9899www.electric-eclectics.comElora FestivalJuly 13 to August 5Elora, ONN0B 1S0519-846-0331 or 888-747-7550www.elorafestival.comGB – Gambrel Barn, 7454 Wellington Road 21SJAC – St. John’s Anglican Church, 36Henderson StreetEPS – Elora Public School, 288 Mill Street EastEyeGo tickets for high school students with validID and tickets for children under 12: (availableby phone or in person only).• July 13 8:00: Opening Night: Elijah.Mendelssohn. Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Leigh-Anne Martin, alto; Michael Colvin, tenor; PeterSavidge, bass; Elora Festival Singers; Choir ofTrinity College Cambridge; Festival Orchestra;Noel Edison, conductor. GB. . 7:15: Preconcertchat by Rick Phillips.• July 14 2:00 and 4:00: Unsinkable!: Thestory of the Titanic in Words, Images and Song.Hugh Brewster, author/narrator; ChristopherNewton and Brigitte Robinson, actors; EloraFestival Singers; Festival Chamber Players; NoelEdison, conductor. SJAC. ; 8:00: The BarraMacNeils. Celtic music. GB. .• July 15 2:00: Britten: The Company ofHeaven. Radio opera by Benjamin Britten. EloraFestival Singers; Festival Chamber Players; NoelEdison, conductor; Colin Fox, narrator. SJAC.; 4:00: Trinity in the Barn. Works of Bach,Mendelssohn, Tavener and others. Choir ofTrinity College Cambridge. GB. .• July 18 7:30: TD Canada Trust FestivalCompetition. SJAC. .• July 19 8:00: The Music of Francis Poulenc.Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor.SJAC. .• July 20 4:00: Elora Festival Kids CampPerformance: Disney’s Aladdin Kids.Performance by participants in the Elora FestivalKids Camp. EPS. $10; (under12); 4:00: MissaGaia. Paul Halley, keyboards and band leader;Nick Halley, drums; Theresa Thomason, voice;Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor.GB. .thewholenote.com• July 21 3:00: Vienna Piano Trio. Haydn:Piano Trio in A HobXV/18; Ravel: Piano Trio;Schubert: Piano Trio D898. Wolfgang Redik, violin;Matthias Gredler, cello; Stefan Mendl, piano.SJAC ; 8:00: Nagata Shachu. Japanesemusic and taiko drumming. GB. .• July 22 2:00: Marvellous Mendelssohn.Mendelssohn: works for choir and organ; organsonatas. Elora Festival Singers, NoelEdison, conductor; Paul Halley, organ. SJAC; 4:00: Anagnoson and Kinton. Works fortwo pianos and piano four hands by Schubert,Arenski, Infante, Benjamin and Milhaud. JamesAnagnoson and Leslie Kinton, piano duo. GB..• July 26 8:00: New York Polyphony.Renaissance vocal music. Geoffrey Williams,countertenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor;Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone; CraigPhillips, bass. SJAC. .• July 27 8:00: Peter Appleyard and Friends.Music for jazz vibraphone. GB. .• July 28 3:00: Organ and Harp. Grandjany:Aria in Classic Style Opé19; Glière: HarpConcerto Op.74 “Theme and Variations”; Mahler:Adagietto from Symphony No.5; Duruflé:Prèlude and Fugue sur le nom d’Alain Op.7;and other works. Caroline Leonardelli, harp;Matthew Larkin, organ. SJAC. ; 8:00: JohnMcDermott. Celtic songs. GB. .• July 29 2:00: Dido and Aeneas. Purcell. EloraFestival Singers; Festival Baroque Players; NoelEdison, conductor. GB. ; 4:00: Mad Dogsand Englishmen: The Noel Coward Songbook.Shannon Mercer, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford,tenor; Talisker Players. SLAC. .tenor; Talisker Players. SLAC. .• August 2 8:00: The Music of Eric Whitacre.July 6July 13July 15July 20July 22July 27July 29Aug 3Aug 6Aug 10Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor.SJAC. .• August 3 8:00: Luis Mario Ochoa. Cuban guitarmusic. GB. .• August 4 3:00: Trumpet and Organ. LarryLarson, trumpet; Michael Bloss, organ. SJAC.; 8:00: A Summer’s Evening on Broadway.Selections from Mamma Mia, Miss Saigon,Grease, Jersey Boys and others. Adam Brazier,Ma-Anne Dionisio, Jeff Madden and BlytheWilson, vocals; Elora Festival Singers; FestivalBroadway Ensemble; Noel Edison, conductor;Richard Ouzounian, host. GB. .• August 5 3:00: An Afternoon with BenHeppner. Ben Heppner, tenor; James Bourne,piano; Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor.GB. .Festival AlexandriaJune 24 to July 22Alexandria, ON613-525-4141• See daily listings, section B: Concerts Beyondthe GTA.Festival de LanaudièreJuly 7 to August 5Joliette, PQ450-759-4343 or 1-800-561-4343www.lanaudiere.orgFestival du LoupJuly 13 to July 15Lafontaine Park, Tiny, ON705-533-0003www.festivalduloup.on.caPRESENTSMidland’s SummerSerenade 2012Artistic Director John FrenchSinfonia TorontoThompson & FrenchBuzz BrassDavid JalbertWolak & DonnellyBax & ChungVesuviusZodiac TrioAnton Kuerti &Afiara String QuartetCecilia String QuartetMidland welcomes visitors to the shoresof beautiful Georgian Bay in the heart ofhistoric Huronia.Sunday concerts are at 2pm at thenewly opened Midland Cultural Centre.All other concerts are at 8pm atSt. Paul’s United Church.For tickets call 705-528-0521More info: www.brooksidemusic.com41

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