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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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Caroline Lizotte, harp.

Caroline Lizotte, harp. BNC. ; 1:00: ChamberElements by Scott Thompson. See August4, 1:00; 3:00: Beethoven String Quartets 7:Penderecki String Quartet. Beethoven: StringQuartet No.13 in B-flat Op.130/133; StringQuartet No.12 in E-flat Op.127. Jeremy Belland Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Christine Vlajk, viola;Jacob Braun, cello. DC. ; 7:00: Sweelinkand Gesualdo: Masters of the Madrigal fromNorth and South. 16th and 17th century madrigals.Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam; AlexanderWeimann, harpsichord; Harry van der Kamp, director.DC. ; 9:30: Trio Hochelaga. Schubert:Piano Trio No.1 in B-flat D898; Rachmaninoff:Trio élégiaque No.1 in g TN ii/34. Anne Robert,violin; Paul Marleyn, cello; Stéphane Lemelin.DC. .• August 6 12:00: New Music Now 1. Reich:Vermont Counterpoint; Vivier: Piece for Violinand Clarinet: Sanchez: New Work; Stroobach:New Work; Palej: String Quartet “De Profundis.”Claire Marchard, flute; David Perrault andRebecca Danard, clarinet; Clarissa Klopoushak,violin; Frédéric Lacroix, piano; Penderecki StringQuartet; and others. NGC. for three concerts(NMN I–III); 1:30: New Music Now II:Eve Egoyan performs Ann Southam’s SimpleLines of Enquiry. NGC. for three concerts(NMN I–III); 3:00: New Music Now III. ClaireMarchard, flute; Ryan Scott, percussion; SanyaEng, harp; Joseph Phillips, double bass; and others.NGC. for three concerts (NMN I–III);7:00: An Evening with Gerald Finley. Works byLoewe, Schumann, Ravel and Britten. GeraldFinley, baritone; Stephens Ralls, piano. DC. ;9:30: Pierrot Lunaire: the 100th Anniversary.Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire. Ingrid Schmithüsen,soprano; Claire Marchard, flute; CarissaKlopoushak, violin; Chloé Dominguez, cello; SaraLaimon, piano. SB. ; 10:30: The Book ofLove. Love songs from throughout the ages,classical to contemporary. Monica Whicher andPatricia O’Callaghan, soprano; Robert Kortgaard,piano. SB. .• August 7 12:00: New Music Now IV. Crumb:48PRINCE EDWARD COUNTYMUSICFESTIVALSeptember 14-22, 2012The Church of St. Mary MagdalenePicton, OntarioStéphane LemelinArtistic director and pianistMarjan MozetichComposer-in-residenceTICKETS: www.countytix.ca613.471.1991 or 1.866.584.1991info@countytix.cawww.pecmusicfestival.comPresented byThe Prince Edward County Arts CouncilS. Summer FestivalsONTARIO ARTS COUNCILCONSEIL DES ARTS DE L’ONTARIOMakrokosmos Book 1 Part 1; Bouchard: SeptCouleurs; Harman: Incipits; Gellman: PianoQuartet. Frédéric Lacroix, piano; ContinuumEnsemble; Carissa Klopoushak, violin; PemiPaul, viola; Chloé Dominguez, cello; SaraLaimon, piano. NGC. for three concerts(NMN IV–VI); 1:30: New Music Now V. Crumb:Makrokosmos Book 1 Part 2; Hostman: Ghostsof Swallows; Rolfe: raW: Piper: Ardens Est CorMeum; Current: Strata. Frédéric Lacroix, piano;Continuum Ensemble; Rebecca Danard, clarinet;Aura Giles, flute; Brain Current, conductor.NGC for three concerts (NMN IV–VI); 3:00:New Music Now VI. Crumb: Makrokosmos Book1 Part 3; Vivier: Pulau Dewata; Oesterle: LookingGlass; Boulez: Dérive 1; Adriaansz: 9 through 99.NGC. for three concerts (NMN IV–VI); 7:00:Festival Gala: Louis Lortie and Augustin Dumay.Debussy: Préludes for Solo Piano; Franck:Sonata in A for Violin and Piano. AugustinDumay, violin; Louis Lortie, piano. DC. –; 8:00: Israeli Chamber Project. Brahms:Piano Trio No.3 in c Op.101; De Falla: SpanishSongs; Cohen: Trio for a Spry Clarinet, WeepingCello and Ruminating Harp. Tibi Cziger, clarinet;Michal Korman, cello; Sivan Magen, harp;Assaff Weisman, piano; Itamar Zorman, violin.NGC. ; 9:30: Chamber Opera: Did I Escape,I Wonder ... Music by S. Hutchings and librettoby S. Hutchings and S. Albu. Sarah Albu, soprano;Clayton Kennedy, baritone; Aura Giles, flute;Karen Ages, oboe; and others; Madeleine Palmer,narrator. SB. ; 10:30: What Makes it Great:Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Lecture and performanceof Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.Robert Kapilow, lecturer; Pamela Frank andAndy Simionescu, violin; Nokuthula Ngweyama,viola; Matt Haimovitz, cello. SB. .• August 8 12:00: Lawrence Wiliford: Musicfor a While. Croft: Divine Musik; Purcell: Musicfor a While from Oedipus Z.583 No.2; Britten:Canticle No.1 Op.4 “My Beloved is Mine”; andother works by Pinkham, Barber and Holman.Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Robert Kortgaard, piano.DC. ; 3:00: Canadian Guitar Quartet:Four Centuries of Masterworks. Works byViadana, Gabrielli, Rossini and more. JulienBisaillon, Philip Candelaria, Bruno Roussel andLouis Trépanier, guitar. SJ. ; 7:00: MattHaimovitz with Pamela Franck and Friends.Haydn: String Quartet No.27 in D HobIII:34Op.20 No.4; Klein: String Trio; Pop: Tiituri forViolin and Cello; Beethoven: String QuartetNo.11 in f Op.95 “Serioso.” Matt Haimovitz,cello; Pamela Franck and Andy Simionescu, violin;Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola. DC. ;9:30: Late Night: Quatuor Ébène Jazz Night.Arrangements of jazz, film and contemporarymusic. Pierre Colombet and Gabriel Le Magadure,violin; Mathieu Herzog, viola; Raphaël Merlin,cello. SB. ; 10:30: Chet Doxas. Jazz saxophonetribute to Jimmy Giuffre. Chet Doxas, saxophone;Dave Douglas, trumpet; Steve Swallow,double bass; Jim Doxas, drums. SB. .• August 9 11:00am: Less is More? Discussionof 20th-century rejection of complexity in art andmusic. See section D. “The ETCeteras,” underLectures & Symposia. Also at 3:30 and 6:00;12:00: Ottawa Baroque Consort. Grégoire Jeay,baroque flute; Laura Nerenberg, baroque violin;Olivier Henchiri, baroque cello; Marie Bouchard,harpsichord. DC. ; 3:00: Paul O’Dette.Renaissance and baroque lute songs by Bacheler,Dowland and others. SJ. ; 3:30: Less isMore? See 11:00am; 6:00: Less is More? See11:00am; 7:00: Festival Gala: Quatuor Ébène.Mozart: Divertimento in F for String Quartetthewholenote.comK138; Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in DOp.11; Chausson; Concert for Piano, Violin andString Quartet in D Op.21. Pierre Colombet andGabriel Le Magadure, violin; Mathieu Herzog, viola;Raphaël Merlin, cello; Augustin Dumay, violin;Louis Lortie, piano. DC. –; 10:30: LemonBucket Orchestra. Balkan, gypsy and klezmermusic. SB. Free.Ottawa Folk FestivalSeptember 6 to September 10Hog’s Back Park, Ottawa, ON613-230-8234www.ottawafolk.comPender Harbour Jazz FestivalSeptember 14 to September 16Pender Harbour, BCwww.phjazz.caPrince Edward County Jazz FestivalAugust 15 to August 19Picton, ON613-476-8416 x28 or 1-877-411-4761www.pecjazz.orgRT/L – Regent Theatre/Loft, 224 Main Street,PictonB&C – Books & Co., 289 Main Street, PictonCR/L – Currah’s Restaurant/Lounge, 252 MainStreet, PictonWH – Waring House, 395 County Road 1, PictonSAPC – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31King Street, PictonGC – Glenwood Chapel, 47 Ferguson Street,PictonCHC/GD – Carriage House Cooperage/GileadDistillery, 66 Gilead Road, BloomfieldWFM – Wellington Farmers Market, 245 MainStreet, WellingtonBUC – Bloomfield United Church, 272 MainStreet, BloomfieldHEW – Huff Estates Winery, 2274 County Road,1, BloomfieldSMMC – St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 MainStreet, PictonCCCEW – County Cider Company & EstateWinery, 657 Bongards XRd., Waupoos• August 14 7:00: Lecture: Big Bands and AllThat Jazz. See section D, “The ETCeteras,”under Lectures.• August 15 5:30: Barley Days Jazz BBQ –5:30: wine & beer tasting; 6:30: dinner; 8:00:Guido Basso and Russ Little. WH. .• August 16 7:30: Jenica Rayne Jazz Trio.WH. Free; 8:00: Emilie-Claire Barlow. RT.; 10:00: After Hours Jam Session withBernie Senensky Trio. CR/L. Cover Charge.Reservations 613–476–6374.• August 17 4:00: Rising Young Star ClaireDevlin with Bernie Senensky and Steve Wallace.SAPC. Free; 7:30: Don Englert Trio. WH. Free;8:00: Louis Hayes and the Cannonball LegacyBand. RT. ; Mike Francis Duo. CR/L.Free; 10:00: After Hours Jam Session withBernie Senensky Trio. CR/L. Cover Charge.Reservations 613-476-6374.• August 18 10:00am: Colleen Allen & DanIonescu. GC. Free; 11:30am: Jazz Van withthe Chameleon Jazz Band. WFM. Free; 12:00noon: Marika Galea Quintet. SAPC. Free; 1:00:Jazz Van with the Chameleon Jazz Band. BUC.Free; 2:00: Jazz Van with the Chameleon JazzBand. HEW. Free; Jam Session Hosted by GuidoBasso with Bernie Senensky, Steve Wallace,Brian Barlow and others. RT. Free; 3:30:Canadian Jazz Quartet. CHC/GD. Free; 7:30:Russell Drago Trio. WH. Free; 8:00: Tribute ToGeorge Shearing. RT. ; Mike Francis Duo.CR/L. Free; 10:00: After Hours Jam Sessionwith Bernie Senensky Trio. CR/L. Cover Charge.Reservations 613-476-6374.• August 19 10:30am: Jazz Mass with BrianBarlow Trio and Tabby Johnson. SMMC. Free;1:00: Dan Bone Trio. CCEW. Free; 2:00: HannahBarstow Quartet. SAPC. Free; Canadian JazzQuartet. HEW. Free; 8:00: Boss Brass Reunion.RT. ; 10:30: VIP Boss Brass Reception.RT/L. $10.Prince Edward County Music FestivalSeptember 14 to September 22Various locations, Picton, Bloomfield, ON613-471-1991 or 1-866-584-1991www.pecmusicfestival.comRBC Royal Bank BluesfestJuly 4 to July 15LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, ON1-866-258-3748www.ottawabluesfest.caSalmon Arm Roots and Blues FestivalAugust 9 to August 19Salmon Arm, BC250-833-4096www.routesandblues.caSavannah Festival of RhythmsJuly 22Rose Theatre, Brampton, ON416-461-5255www.savannahrhythms.caScarborough Town Jazz FestivalAugust 9 to August 12Scarborough, ON647-427-8675 or 647-427-1403www.latinmusicprod.comThe Scarborough Town Jazz Festival is the firstof its kind in the District of Scarborough – a culturalfusion reflecting its multicultural face.At press time, only a general outline of the festivalschedule was available, as listed below.Please check the festival website for updates onthe talented and diverse line-up of artists.In addition to the music, there will be vendorbooths set up outside the Chinese CulturalCentre of Greater Toronto Theatre, on August11 and 12, from 11:00am to 10:00pm.CCCGT – Chinese Cultural Centre of GreaterToronto, 5183 Sheppard Avenue EastBHCC – Burrows Hall Community Centre, 1081Progress AvenueBHP – Burrows Hall Park, Burrows HallBoulevard at Lapsley Road• August 9 7:30: Scarborough Town FestivalJazz Awards Night. CCCGT Theatre. .• August 10 1:00 to 8:00: Jazz concerts.BHP. Free.• August 10 7:30: Summer Fest. CCCGTTheatre. .• August 11: Workshops and Concert all dayand evening. BHCC. Free.• August 11 1:00 to 8:00: Jazz concerts.BHP. Free.• August 11 7:30: Ticketed Jazz Concert.CCCGT Theatre. .• August 12: Workshops and Concert all dayand evening. BHCC. Free.• August 12 1:00 to 8:00: Jazz concerts.BHP. Free.• August 12: 7:30: Ticketed Jazz Concert.CCCGT Theatre. .Stratford Summer MusicStratford, ONJuly 16 to August 26519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313www.stratfordsummermusic.caJuly 1 – September 7, 2012

CC – City Centre, 47 Downie StreetCHA – City Hall Auditorium, 1 Wellington StreetCR – Church Restaurant, 7 Brunswick StreetLQP – Lower Queen’s ParkMB – MusicBarge, Avon River at York StreetRC – Revel Café, 37 Market PlaceRR – Rundles Restaurant, 9 Cobourg StreetSAC – St. Andrew’s Church, 25 St. Andrew’sStreetSJAC – St. James Anglican Church, 41Mornington Street• July 16 8:30: National Youth Orchestra ofCanada: Fantasy for a Midsummer’s Night.Grand Illumination to 1812 Overture. LQP. Free.• July 19 11:15am: Jan Lisiecki, piano: Recital#1. Works by Bach, Schubert and Mozart. SAC. ( for series of 3 concerts); 12:30pm:BargeMusic: Métis Fiddler Quartet. MB. Free.• July 20 11:15am: Jan Lisiecki, piano: Recital#2. Works by Chopin. SAC. ( for seriesof 3 Lisiecki concerts); 12:30: BargeMusic:Métis Fiddler Quartet. MB. Free.• July 21 11:00am: Music at Rundles #1with George Meanwell: Songs of Travel:Departure. RR. .95 (includes lunch). AlsoJuly 22; 11:15am: Jan Lisiecki, piano: Recital#3. Works by Beethoven. Guests: members ofAnnex Quartet. SAC. ( for series of 3concerts); 12:30: BargeMusic: Métis FiddlerQuartet. MB. Free; 3:00: BargeMusic: MétisFiddler Quartet. MB. Free.• July 22 11:00am: Music at Rundles #1 withGeorge Meanwell: Songs of Travel: Departure.RR. .95 (includes lunch); 12:30: BargeMusic:Ouzo Power. MB. Free; 3:00: BargeMusic:Ouzo Power. MB. Free; 8:00: Two Pianos, FourHands in Concert. Written and performed by TedDykstra and Richard Greenblatt. CHA. .• July 26 11:15am: Organ Week: Salute toGlenn Gould & the Organ: Concert #1. AndrewAdair, organ. SJAC. ( for series of 4organ concerts); 12:30: BargeMusic: HomeCookin’ Dixieland Band. MB. Free.• July 27 11:15am: Organ Week: Salute toGlenn Gould & the Organ: Concert #2. SarahSvendsen, organ. SJAC. ( for series of4 organ concerts); 12:30 BargeMusic: HomeCookin’ Dixieland Band. MB. Free.• July 28 11:00am: Music at Rundles #2 withGeorge Meanwell: Songs of Travel: Food. RR..95 (includes lunch). Also July 29; 11:15am:Organ Week: Salute to Glenn Gould & the Organ:Concert #3. Ryan Jackson, organ. SJAC. ( for series of 4 organ concerts); 12:30:BargeMusic: Home Cookin’ Dixieland Band. MB.Free; 3:30: BargeMusic: Home Cookin’ DixielandBand. MB. Free.• July 29 11:00am: Music at Rundles #2 withGeorge Meanwell: Songs of Travel: Food. RR..95 (includes lunch); 12:30: BargeMusic:Bells in Motion. MB. Free; 2:00: Organ Week,Concert #4: 5th Annual Heritage concert: TheHymn Book of J.S. Bach. Christopher Dawes, organ;James Westman, baritone; audience singalong. ( for series of 4 organ concerts);3:30: BargeMusic: Bells in Motion. MB. Free.• August 1 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;2:00: International Piano Series Concert #1:Simone Dinnerstein. Works by Bach. SAC. (0 for series of 4 piano concerts).• August 2 10:00am: Street Music. CC.Free; 11:15am: Lecture: Bach His Proponents.See listings section D, “The ETCeteras,” underLectures & Symposia; 12:30: BargeMusic:Canadian Guitar Quartet. MB. Free.• August 3 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:15am; Lecture: Beethoven Resets the Table.See listings section D, “The ETCeteras,” underLectures & Symposia; 12:30: BargeMusic:July 1 – September 7, 2012Canadian Guitar Quartet. MB. Free.• August 4 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #3 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Weather. RR..95 (includes lunch). Also Aug 5; 11:15am:Lecture: Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: The Musicof Tenderness, the Music of Power. See listingssection D, “The ETCeteras,” under Lectures &Symposia; 12:30: BargeMusic: Canadian GuitarQuartet. MB. Free; 3:00: BargeMusic: CanadianGuitar Quartet. MB.• August 5 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #3 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Weather. RR..95 (includes lunch); 12:30: BargeMusic:The Antler River Project. MB. Free; 3:00:BargeMusic: The Antler River Project. MB. Free.• August 8 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;2:00: International Piano Series Concert #2:Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. SAC. (0 for seriesof 4 piano concerts).• August 9 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;12:30: The Divorcees. MB. Free.• August 10 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;12:30: The Divorcees. MB. Free.• August 11 10:00am: Street Music CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #4 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Restlessness. RR..95 (includes lunch). Also Aug 12; 11:15am:Lloyd Robertson Interviews Phil Richards. Seelistings section D, “The ETCeteras,” underInterviews. 12:30: The Divorcees. MB. Free;3:00: The Divorcees. MB. Free.• August 12 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #4 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Restlessness. RR..95 (includes lunch); 12:30: BargeMusic:Lenka Lichtenberg. MB Free; 2:00: Music ofthe Coronation. Tactus Vocal Ensemble, musicalguests and video archives. SJAC. ; 3:00:BargeMusic: Lenka Lichtenberg. MB. Free; 4:00:Pealing of the Bells. A salute to Queen ElizabethII. SJAC. Free.• August 15 10:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:15am: Lecture: Music & the Brain. See listingssection D, “The ETCeteras,” under Lectures& Symposia; 2:00: International Piano SeriesConcert #3: David Jalbert. Bach: GoldbergVariations; 4:00: Book Launch: RememberingGlenn Gould: Twenty Interviews with PeopleWho Knew Him, by Colin Eatock. See ListingsSection D, “The ETCeteras,” under BookLaunches.• August 16 10:00am: Street Music. CC.Free; 11:15am: The Culture Kids of Trinidad &Tobago; CHA. Free; 12:30: BargeMusic: PaulMcKenna Band. MB. Free.• August 17 10:00am: Street Music. CC.Free; 11:15am: The Culture Kids of Trinidad &Tobago. CHA. Free; 12:30: BargeMusic: PaulMcKenna Band. MB. Free.• August 18 11:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #5 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Missed Connections.RR. .95 (includes lunch). Also Aug 19;11:15am: Tafelmusique Baroque Orchestra:Program #1. Bach Cantatas. Tyler Duncan, baritone.SAC. ( for series of 2 Tafelmusikconcerts); 12:30: The Culture Kids of Trinidad& Tobago. MB. Free; 3:00: The Culture Kids ofTrinidad & Tobago. MB. Free.• August 19 11:00am: Street Music. CC. Free;11:00am: Music at Rundles #5 with GeorgeMeanwell: Songs of Travel: Missed Connections.RR. .95 (includes lunch); 12:30: BargeMusic:Speed Controls: From Rags to Rock. MB.Free; 2:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra:Program #2. Bach: Cantatas 54, 82(complete);Cantatas 66, 170, 197(excerpts). Daniel Taylor,thewholenote.comMark Fewer, Artistic Directorartwork by Stefanie HamSEPTEMBER 21 – 23, 2012OWEN SOUND & LEITH, ONwith Phil Dwyer and Kenneth Slowik, Guest Artistic Directors2012 GUEST ARTISTS:Virginia Barron, viola | David Braid, pianoAdrian Butterfield, violin | Phil Dwyer, saxophone and pianoMark Fewer, violin | Myron Lutzke, cello | Joseph Phillips, bassKenneth Slowik, cello | Philippe Sly, bass-baritoneFRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21Concert 1 – Early Music8:00pm @ Leith ChurchWorks by Biber, Barber, Telemann and others.Tickets: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22Concert 2 – Jazz Crossover8:00pm @ Georgian Shores United ChurchA Jazz/Classical cross-over concert featuring 2012 JUNOAward Winners Phil Dwyer and Mark Fewer.Tickets: Adult $10 Student (with valid ID)SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23Concert 3 – Jazz Brunch12:00pm @ Best Western Inn on the BayEnjoy brunch overlooking beautiful Georgian Baywhile hearing Juno-award winning jazzmusicians do what they do best!Tickets: (includes brunch)FOR TICKETS CALL ROXY THEATRE AT519-371-2833sweetwatermusicfestival.ca49

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