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Volume 19 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2014

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GREEN PAGEStheme is “Earth & Water.” Join us to celebrate diversity at the Burwash Quad,only steps from Museum Station! Free Event.416-596-0729mateca.comMONTREAL BAROQUE FESTIVAL Montreal, QCstudents plus Children’s Music, Guitar, Bands and Strings – a great family opportunityon lovely Lake Huron!519-396-9716ksmf.caMARKHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL➤ August 14 to August 17Main Street Unionville, Markham, ONThe Markham Jazz Festival is a fabulous four-day event featuring professionaljazz musicians of all jazz genres, performing on three main stages on and aroundbeautiful Main Street Unionville in Markham. Free performances outdoors duringthe day and evening of August 15 to 17 include special guest Bruce Cockburn withJenny Sheinman, Rene Marie with her tribute to Eartha Kitt and Craig Handy,plus local artists Barbara Lica, Mark McLean, Mike Rud & Sienna Dahlen,Melissa Lauren and so many more. More than 25 main stage acts on three stages,complemented by street performances and bars/restaurants featuring their ownjazz combos. Thursday night will kick it all off with a ticketed Opening NightConcert at the Varley Art Gallery! Visit us on our website, on Twitter(@markhamjazzfest) or on Facebook.905-471-5299markhamjazzfestival.comMATECA ARTS FESTIVAL➤ June 7 to June 8Burwash Quad, Victoria College, UofTToronto, ONThe Mateca Arts Festival (MAF14) is a festival of world music and multi-disciplinaryart with a strong Latin American identity. It includes eclectic musicians,dancers and visual artists, with both local and international presentations. Thefestival will showcase both Canadian and Latin American/Hispanic talentincluding Ills Skillz, Laura Fernandez band + guests, Quique Escamilla and PayadoraTango Ensemble, amongst others. The highlight of the event is the internationalconcert of the Mapuche/Aboriginal singer coming from Argentina,Beatriz Pichi Malen. There are recreational activities such as yoga, karaoke, jamsessions directed by Don Naduriak and art for kids. The visual art exhibition’sMIDLAND’S SUMMER SERENADE➤ July 3 to August 28Midland, ONNow in its fourth year, Brookside Music’s summer series brings world-classmusic – from classical to jazz, from piano to brass – to the shores of GeorgianBay in the heart of Ontario’s cottage country. This year, the lineup includesthe Gryphon Trio and Quartetto Gelato as well as clarinetist James Campbellperforming with the Brodsky String Quartet. For the first time, Brookside hasadded a cabaret series, including established favourites such as Valdy and BrendaLewis, as well as hot young musical iconoclasts like the Lemon Bucket Orkestraand Rant Maggie Rant. Held at the Midland Cultural Centre and at the BoathouseEatery overlooking the harbour, the series has something for everyone.Details are available on our website.705-528-0521brooksidemusic.comMONTREAL BAROQUE FESTIVAL➤ June 19 to June 22Montreal, QCNature has always been an inspiration for composers and musicians: birdsong,storms, rushing streams, gentle breezes, cracking ice and barking dogs are partof the musical vocabulary that spices this year’s festival! From medieval huntingsongs to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Bach cantatas and a complete day devoted tothe music of Beethoven (including his Pastoral Symphony and Spring Sonata),Nature will be our tour guide through four centuries of music! These four daysof musical immersion will enlighten us about the relationship of music to Natureand perhaps inspire reflection about human nature and the love of music. Naturally...weinvite you to join us for some refreshing music-making at the 2014 MontrealBaroque Festival!514-845-7171montrealbaroque.comMUSIC & BEYOND➤ July 5 to July 17Ottawa, ONOne of Canada’s major cultural festivals, Music & Beyond is a classical musicand multi-disciplinary arts festival that takes place in Ottawa July 5 to 17. Itpresents music in all formations including orchestras, choirs, bands, recitals andsmall ensembles. Music & Beyond explores links between music and other artforms and cultural disciplines including visual art, drama, poetry, dance, comedy,architecture, circus, science, magic, and even food and wine. Join us as we celebrateour fifth anniversary. Performers include some of the world’s top musiciansincluding Branford Marsalis, Chanticleer, the Beijing Acrobatic Troupe,the Auryn Quartet, the Vienna Piano Trio, the National Arts Centre Orchestraand the brilliant comedy duo, Igudesman and Joo. For full festival details andtickets, please visit our website.613-241-0777musicandbeyond.ca40 | June 4 – September 7, 2014

MUSIC MONDAYS➤ June 2 to August 25Downtown Toronto, ONMusic Mondays has served as a launching pad for emerging talent since its inceptionin 1992. We’re proud to announce our continuing partnership with the seriesCBC Music Young Artist of 2014. Be part of the broadcast audience for recitalsby violinist Ji Soo Choi and cellist Bryan Chang. Bring the entire family for themagical sounds of the Minden Duo. Hear the exciting young cellist Beth Silverand applaud the return of 15-year-old piano sensation Anastasia Rizikov. We’lldebut the recently-formed Toronto Brass Quintet and welcome powerful youngsoprano Kristine Dandavino. The season ends with two orchestral concertsfeaturing the rising young conductor Evan Mitchell. Our concerts take place inHoly Trinity Church, just steps away from the Eaton Centre. Bring your lunch –and a friend – every Monday at noon, June through August.416-598-4521223musicmondays.caMUSIC AT PORT MILFORD➤ July 13 to August 10Milford, ON2014 marks Music at Port Milford’s 28th year of bringing promising 12- to 18-yearoldswith a passion for chamber music together with an internationally-renownedartist faculty to create an inspiring summer music experience. This experience isproudly shared with Prince Edward County, as the students and faculty preparevigorously for their performances throughout July and August, bringing the highestcaliber chamber music to Ontario. This summer’s faculty include the prestigiousLinden String Quartet and Tokai String Quartet, esteemed pianist Peter Longworth,and Marie Berard, concertmaster of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra.914-439-5039mpmcamp.orgreal jazz, real excitementAUGUST 13AUGUST 14AUGUST 15AUGUST 16AUGUST 17Jazz GalaGuido Basso & Russ LittleTribute to Dave BrubeckRemi Bolduc QuartetRemembering Jim HallReg Schwager, Lorne Lofsky,David Occhipinti & Rob Piltch Renee Rosnes Quartet David Braidat St. Mary MagdeleneGershwin in BlueDavid Braid& The Brian Barlow Big Bandsupported by major local sponsorsREGENT THEATRE, PICTON, ONBox office 613-476-8416 ext 28or 1-877-411-4761www.pecjazz.orgMUSIQUE ROYALE➤ July 6 to September 10Venues throughout Nova Scotia; office in Lunenburg, NSMusique Royale is a summertime celebration of Nova Scotia’s musical heritage.Now in its 29th season, Musique Royale brings performances of early and traditionalmusic to settings of historic and cultural significance in communitiesthroughout the province. Artists this year include renowned tenor RichardMargison, British Columbia Boys Choir, Best of Boxwood, Steve Normandin,Salsa Barocca, Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra, organist Robert Quinney and MaritimeBrass. Concerts are also held year-round at St. John’s Church in Lunenburg.902-634-9994musiqueroyale.comNATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF CANADA➤ July 28Toronto, ONThe NYOC’s 2014 TD National Concert Tour will stop at Koerner Hall in Torontoon Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm. Under the baton of maestro Emmanuel Villaume,the orchestra will perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Strauss’ Til Eulenspiegel,and Gripp’s Passacaglia (repertoire is subject to change). The 2014 TD NationalConcert Tour will include stops in Cambridge, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Kitchener,Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Kelowna and Vancouver. For a detailed concerttour schedule and for more information on the NYOC, please visit our website! June 4 – September 7, 2014 | 41

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