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Volume 18 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2013

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W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday July 13●●1:30: Harbourfront Centre. SoundClashFestival. 1:30: SoundClash Music Award NomineeShowcase. (Redpath Stage); 9:30: BornRuffians. (WestJet Stage). 235 Queens QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday July 14●●7:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Sunday Serenades. Swing,jazz and big band. Priscilla Wright andOrchestra. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 YongeSt. For info call 311. Free.Monday July 15●●12:15: Music Mondays. Choral Music ofFrance. Works by Debussy, Fauré, Bizet,Offenbach and others. Ile de France Childrens’Choir. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. Free, suggesteddonation.Tuesday July 16See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.Wednesday July 17See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Fresh Wednesdays. Celebratingsinger-songwriters. George ElliottClarke; Raine Maida, Robert Priest, LillianAllen, Rosina Kazi and Motion. Nathan PhillipsSquare, 100 Queen St. W. For info call311. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Thomas Gonder,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●1:30: Roundabout Theatre (NY)/MirvishProductions. Anything Goes. ColePorter. Rachel York (Reno Sweeney); andothers; Kathleen Marshall, director andJuly 17th & Aug. 21stat Lula LoungeA. Concerts in the Gtachoreographer. Princess of Wales Theatre,300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -0. Tue-Sat at 8pm; Wed, Sat and Sun at 2pm. Runs toAugust 18. LISTING NOT REPEATED.●●7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Brazilian ChoroMusic. Tio Chorinho. In the garden, 345 BalliolSt. 416-487-0705. .●●8:00: Andaluz Music/Lula Arts. JorgeMiguel Flamenco Ensemble. Original and contemporaryFlamenco music dance and songwith guests. Jorge Miguel, Flamenco guitar.Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. .Thursday July 18See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Tasty Thursdays. Celebratingthe world in Toronto. Cuban salsa, Timba.Café Cubano. Nathan Phillips Square, 100Queen St. W. For info call 311. Free.●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Terreno e vago. Italianbaroque music inspired by the emotionalpolarities of earth (terreno) and reflection(vago). Pallade Musica. Toronto MusicGarden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.●●7:00: Metropolitan United Church. CarillonRecitals. Isaac Wong, carillon. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free. Concerts take placeoutside on front lawn.●●7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: TheSattalites. St. James Park, 65 Church St. 416-861-1793. Free.●●7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Words & Jazztour featuring spoken word artists and musicians.Golda Solomon, E.J. Antonio, WillConnell Jr. and Chris Hercules. In the garden,345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .Friday July 19See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Tirgan Festival.8:00: Love Stories of the Shahnameh.Storytelling, music and dance. (WestJetStage); 9:30: Ajam. Iranian traditional-fusion.(Fleck Dance Theatre). 235 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.Saturday July 20See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●10:00am: New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA). World Listening Day Performance.Wychwood Barns Farmer’s Market, 601Christie St. 416-652-5115. Free. Event takesplace outdoors.●●12:00 noon: New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA). World Listening Day. Akiyama: I amsitting in a Field. Artscape Wychwood Barns,NAISA Space, Studio No.252, 601 Christie St.416-652-5115. .●●2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Tirgan Festival.2:00: Love Stories of the Shahnameh.Storytelling, music and dance. (WestJetStage); 9:30: Ajam. Iranian traditional-fusion.(Fleck Dance Theatre). 235 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.●●4:00: Beaches International Jazz Festival.Johannes Linstead - Guitar of Fire! Musicfrom Linstead’s album “Tales of a Gypsy”. TDMain Stage, Woodbine Park, Coxwell Ave. andLake Shore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.●●8:00: Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Méditationspour le Carême. Charpentier: The TenMeditations; and works for viola da gamba byMarais and Couperin. Christina Stelmacovich,alto; Paul Ziade, tenor; David Roth, bass; JustinHaynes, viola da gamba; Philip Fournier, harpsichord.The Oratory, Holy Family Church,1372 King St. W. 416-532-2879. (suggesteddonation).Sunday July 21●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Send Me a Rose. Musicfrom China, the Middle East and Europe.Donaldson: Parable (world premiere). LuteLegends Ensemble (Lucas Harris, lute; WenZhao, pipa; Bassam Bishara, oud). TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●4:30: Harbourfront Centre. Tirgan Festival.Love Stories of the Shahnameh. Iranianstorytelling, music and dance. (WestJetStage). 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.●●7:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Sunday Serenades. Swing,jazz and big band. Philips Westin Orchestra.Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. For infocall 311. Free.Monday July 22●●12:15: Music Mondays. It Ain’t Easy. Liszt:Hungarian Rhapsody No.2; Chopin: Ballade inf. Anastasia Rizikov, piano. Church of the HolyTrinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday July 23See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.Wednesday July 24See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:00 noon: North York Central Library.Noon Hour Concert: Blues/Rock and Roll.Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley, bluesduo. North York Central Library Auditorium,5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free. Call toregister for concert.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Fresh Wednesdays. Celebratingsinger-songwriters. Layah Jane. NathanPhillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. For info call311. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Ton Beau StringQuartet. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band.Concert in the Park. Light classics and popularmusic. John Edward Liddle, conductor;guests: 32nd Battalion Scarborough Pipes &Drums. Applewood/The Shaver House, 450The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free.●●7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Country Blues/Jazz. Glen Hornblast. In the garden, 345Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .Thursday July 25See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Tasty Thursdays. Celebratingthe world in Toronto. Samba reggae. Bombolessé.Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St.W. For info call 311. Free.●●7:00: Beaches International Jazz Festival.Johannes Linstead - Guitar of Fire! Musicfrom Linstead’s album “Tales of a Gypsy.” TheSmokin’ Cigar, 1946 Queen St. E. 416-482-8060. Free.●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Evening Ragas by theWater. Aruna Narayan, sarangi; Vineet Viyas,tabla; Akshay Kalle, tanpura. Toronto MusicGarden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.●●7:00: Metropolitan United Church. CarillonRecitals. Wesley Arai, carillon. 56 Queen St. E.416-363-0331 x26. Free. Concerts take placeoutside on front lawn.●●7:00: University of Toronto Scarborough.Outdoor Patio Recital. Featuring UTSC’sAlumni & Community Concert Band and ConcertChoir. Humanities Wing Patio, Universityof Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail.416-208-2931. Free. Inclement weather locationAC223.Friday July 26See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3;●●7:00: Beaches International Jazz Festival.Johannes Linstead - Guitar of Fire! Musicfrom Linstead’s album “Tales of a Gypsy.” TheSmokin’ Cigar, 1946 Queen St. E. 416-482-8060. Free.●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Alcina. Handel. Robert Gill Theatre, Universityof Toronto, 214 College St. 416-978-7986or 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st). Also Jul28(mat), 31(mat), Aug 3.●●9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Classical V:Brass. Jaipur Kawa Brass Band. North Indianclassical, Bollywood and traditional. (WestJetStage). 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.Saturday July 27See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:00 noon: Harbourfront Centre. ClassicalV: Brass. 12:00: Jaipur Kawa Brass Band.North Indian classical, Bollywood and traditional.(WestJet Stage); 3:30: Flute Allsorts.Alison Melville, recorder and historical flute.(Redpath Stage); 8:00: Genghis Barbie. Brassband music mix. (WestJet Stage). 235 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●8:00: New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA). In Concert. Performance curatedby Nick Storring. Artscape Wychwood Barns,NAISA Space, Studio No.252, 601 Christie St.416-652-5115. .●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaBohème. Puccini. Robert Gill Theatre, Universityof Toronto, 214 College St. 416-978-7986or 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30,Aug 1, 3(mat).●●7:00: Beaches International Jazz Festival.Johannes Linstead - Guitar of Fire! Musicfrom Linstead’s album “Tales of a Gypsy.” The44 | June 7 – September 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

Smokin’ Cigar, 1946 Queen St. E. 416-482-8060. Free.●●8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée. Schubert: Serenade; Bizet: Habanerafrom Carmen; Grieg: Ich Liebe Dich; Lehar:Love Breaks Every Bond from The Count ofLuxembourg; Moszkowski: Étincelles; andother works. Gordon Murray, piano. TrinitySt. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. ICapuleti E I Montecchi. Bellini. Robert GillTheatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St.416-978-7986 or 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 31, Aug 2, 4(mat).Sunday July 28●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Alcina.See Jul 26.●●3:00: Hart House Singers. The REAL Glee:Songs made famous by Yale, Harvard andHart House Glee Clubs, and more. Jeff Vidov,piano; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor.Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle.416-978-2452. Free. Food donations for U of TFoodbank welcome.●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: On the Shoreline: A (NotAlways) Quiet Exchange! Peter Stoll, clarinet;Richard Moore, percussion; Barbara Croall,vocals. Toronto Music Garden, 475 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●4:45: Harbourfront Centre. Classical V:Brass. 4:45: Hannaford Street Silver Band.Classic and contemporary. (WestJet Stage);5:55: Big Boat Blast. (WestJet Stage). 235Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●7:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Sunday Serenades. Swing,jazz and big band. Lenny Graf and PlatinumOrchestra. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 YongeSt. For info call 311. Free.Monday July 29●●12:15: Music Mondays. Composer’s Showcase.Murray: Quirk, Skin and Bone (worldpremiere). Patrick Murray Ensemble. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x304. Free, suggested donation.●●7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada.Voyages 2013. Works by Wagner, Britten,Debussy and Sibelius. Alain Trudel, conductor.Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-532-4470 or 1-888-532-4470. $TBA.Mon, July 29th7:30 p.mKoerner HallTuesday July 30See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James.Music at Midday. Andrew Ager, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Freewilloffering.●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaBohème. See Jul 27(mat).Wednesday July 31See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival.July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:00 noon: North York Central Library.Noon Hour Concert: Old Time Ways. Old timeAppalachian Mountain music. Sheesham andLotus, fiddle, banjo and found objects. NorthYork Central Library Auditorium, 5120 YongeSt. 416-395-5639. Free. Call to register forconcert.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Fresh Wednesdays. Celebratingsinger-songwriters. Jason Wilson Trio.Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. Forinfo call 311. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. Eric Osborne,organ. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. Bydonation. In support of music program.●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Alcina.See Jul 26.●●7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Bossa Nova. TovaKardonne and Nilan Perera. In the garden,345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. ICapuleti E I Montecchi. See Jul 27.Thursday August 1See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic ConcertBand. Lunchtime Concert. Encore selectionof concert band music including classical,musicals and other genres, usually with onevocal selection. John Edward Liddle, conductor.Encore Hall, Wilmar Heights Centre,963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910. . Lunch friendly; coffee available.Concerts take place first Thursday of themonth.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Tasty Thursdays. Celebratingthe world in Toronto. Reggae, R&B. BelindaBrady. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St.W. For info call 311. Free.●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: Mist-Covered Mountains.Irish, French and English songs withCeltic, Quebecois and American fiddling.Donna Hébert, vocals/fiddle; Molly Hébert-Wilson, vocals; Max Cohen, vocals/guitar.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.●●7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: hobson’schoice. St. James Park, 65 Church St. 416-861-1793. Free.●●8:00: International Resource CentrePRESENTSWelcome HomeConcertCanadian Day ArtistsDirect from RomeThurs. Aug. 1.Lula Lounge416 588 0307lula.caaccomodation for artists appearing CanadianDay (July 5) at Accademia FilarmonicaRomana in central Rome.●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaBohème. See Jul 27(mat).Friday August 2See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Newmarket jazz+ Festival, Aug 2 –Aug 4; Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. ICapuleti E I Montecchi. See Jul 27.●●9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul.Calypso Rose. (WestJet Stage). 235 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday August 3See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Newmarket jazz+ Festival, Aug 2 –Aug 4; Toronto Summer Music Festival,July 16 – Aug 3.●●10:00am: New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA). Sound Travels in the Market. WychwoodBarns Farmer’s Market, 601 ChristieSt. 416-652-5115. Free. Event takes placeoutdoors.●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. LaBohème. See Jul 27(mat).●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Alcina. See Jul 26.Sunday August 4See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Newmarket jazz+ Festival, Aug 2 –Aug 4.●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. ICapuleti E I Montecchi. See Jul 27.●●7:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Sunday Serenades. Swing,jazz and big band. York Jazz Ensemble. MelLastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. For info call311. Free.●●9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Island Soul.Festival Kompa-Zouk Ontario: Tabou Combo.Kompa. (WestJet Stage). 235 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.Monday August 5Prokofiev: Sonata No.7; Ravel: La Valse.Younggun Kim, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x304. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday August 6●●8:00: Ronald D. Greidanus Presents.Arensky Piano Quintet in D Major. Ron Greidanus,piano; with guest string quartet.House Concert, 157 Main St., Georgetown.905-873-9909. . Includes supper followingconcert.Wednesday August 7●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Fresh Wednesdays. Celebratingsinger-songwriters. Emma Lee and PeterKatz. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St.W. For info call 311. Free.●●12:35: St. Stephen in-the-Fields AnglicanChurch. Concerts at Midday. EdmeeNataprawira, piano. 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-523-3550. By donation. In support of musicprogram.●●7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Garden Concerts. Monique Barry,singer-songwriter. In the garden, 345 BalliolSt. 416-487-0705. .Thursday August 8See SUMMER FESTIVALS for:Scarborough Town Jazz Festival,Aug 8 – Aug 11.●●12:30: City of Toronto. Summer SquaresConcert Series: Tasty Thursdays. Celebratingthe world in Toronto. Afro Latino, flamenco.Santerias. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 QueenSt. W. For info call 311. Free.●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. SummerMusic in the Garden: A Taiko Tale of TwoCities. Japanese drumming and flute playing.Nagata Shachu ensemble; guest: Jason Matsumoto.Toronto Music Garden, 475 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.●●7:00: St. Lawrence Market NeighbourhoodBIA. Music in St. James Park: TheBoxcar Boys. St. James Park, 65 Church St.416-861-1793. Free.●●7:30: No Strings Theatre. Anne of GreenGables - The Musical. Music by N. Campbell;lyrics by Harron, N. Campbell, E. Campbelland Moore. Alison Smyth, director. StudioTheatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; .50(sr/st);No Strings Theatrepresentsby Donald Harron &Norman Campbelladapted from the novel byL. M. Montgomeryfor Performing Artists. Welcome Home.Classical, jazz and world music. Dominic MancusoGroup; Jana Miller, soprano; Kornel STARS. Calypso and soca. 235 Queens Quay●●12:00 noon: Harbourfront Centre. Calypsonyoc.org416.532.4470Wolak, clarinet; Alexander Sevastian, piano/ W. 416-973-4000. Free.888.532.4470 accordian. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ●●12:15: Music Mondays. It’s in the Cards.416-588-0307. . Proceeds to travel and Poulenc: Intermezzo in A-flat; Presto;nostringstheatre.comAUGUST 8–11Toronto Centre for the Arts,STUDIO THEATREthewholenote.com June 7 – September 7, 2013 | 45

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