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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

  • Text
  • Festival
  • Jazz
  • August
  • Toronto
  • Quartet
  • Musical
  • Concerts
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  • Violin
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  • Summers


GREEN PAGES CUI INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ➤ August 1 to August 9 Toronto, ON The Cui International Music Festival will gather artists from around the world in a celebration of classical music. Based at York University, talented pianists and singers will engage audiences of all ages in educational programs, masterclasses and performances. Concerts will include world-recognized faculty and guest artists from Europe, Hong Kong, China and the USA. The public is invited to masterclasses and performances hosted at Grace Church on-the-Hill, the Church of the Holy Trinity (Music Mondays) and other wonderful Toronto venues. Programs are free to the public. For a listing of our distinguished faculty, guest artists and full program schedules, visit our website. 212-567-5834 Elora Festival Elora and Fergus, ON CITY OF TORONTO HISTORIC SITES ➤ All summer Toronto, ON The summer is full of music at the City of Toronto Historic Sites! Spadina Museum kicks it all off with Music in the Orchard, an annual series of one-hour, outdoor Sunday afternoon concerts. The lineup is June 7: Michael Franklin and Amir Samimi; June 14: VentElation; and June 21: Dan Fortin and Michael Davidson. June 18 to June 21, Fort York hosts the Indigenous Arts Festival and Na-Me-Res Traditional Outdoor Pow Wow, featuring a great roster of new and traditional music, dance and theatrical performances. Arrive in 1920s style for Spadina Museum’s Gatsby Garden Party on June 28. Enjoy live jazz music, dancing and croquet on the lawns, period refreshments and more. Bookmark our website for details on these and other great upcoming events! Call 311 CLEAR LAKE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL ➤ July 30 to August 3 Riding Mountain National Park, MB The 10th Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, under the artistic direction of one of Canada’s leading concert pianists, Alexander Tselyakov, has become an important part of Canada’s cultural calendar. The most exciting and first of its kind that Manitoba has to offer, this festival is a celebration of summer with classical music, jazz and outstanding musicians in the natural beauty of Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba. The festival will take place this August long weekend, from July 30 to August 3. For tickets or more information contact us by phone or email. See directions on our website. 204-571-6547 or 204-727-9631 ELORA FESTIVAL ➤ July 10 to July 26 Elora and Fergus, ON Experience world-class music in intimate settings this July at the Elora Festival! From choral and classical to folk, jazz and blues – the Elora Festival has something for everyone! Featuring Mark Masri, VOCES8, Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, Black Umfolosi, Stewart Goodyear and more! Twenty-two performances, five intimate venues, one world-class festival. Come celebrate with us July 10 to 26. Find out more at 519-846-0331 FESTIVAL DU LOUP ➤ July 16 to 19 Lafontaine, ON Du 16 au 19 juillet 2015, le Festival du Loup commémore 400 ans de présence francophone en Ontario. Cette année, l’événement sera transporté dans le temps vers le XVIIe siècle. Au menu : des contes, de la musique, de la nourriture locale, des kiosques, un encan de loups, le concours de hurlement et beaucoup de plaisir pour toute la famille. From July 16 to 19, 2015, le Festival du Loup will commemorate 400 years of francophone presence in Ontario. Guests will be transported back in time to the 17th century. The festival’s program will include French stories and music, local food, artisans, a painted wolf art auction, a howling contest and lots of fun for the whole family. 705-543-1535 FESTIVAL OF THE SOUND ➤ July 18 to August 9 Parry Sound, ON In its 36-year history, the Festival of the Sound has become a go-to destination for musicians and music lovers alike. It’s Canada’s premier summer classical/ jazz music event, at the Charles W. Stockey Centre for Performing Arts, on the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay. It’s where the world’s greatest musicians come to play. So come join us, from July 18 to August 9, and celebrate 36 years of great classical music. 1-866-364-0061 / 705-746-2410 G4 | Summer 2015

THE FOREST FESTIVAL ➤ August 12 to August 16 Haliburton, ON Fabulous performing artists in a spectacular wilderness setting – this is the Forest Festival. This five-day annual festival of concerts that link nature and music is held at two venues in Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve – the stunning, lakeside amphitheatre that overlooks a floating stage on serene and isolated Bone Lake and the historic Logging Museum at the Forest Base Camp. We invite you to experience majestic forests, sparkling lakes, breathtaking sunsets, star-studded night skies and, of course, truly great music. 705-754-2198 HIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO ➤ July 30 to September 3 Haliburton, ON Love great singing? Need to escape the city? Hear the best young professional voices Canada has to offer in the beauty of the Haliburton Highlands, only two and a half hours northeast of the GTA. Established in 2007 by internationallyacclaimed Canadian tenor Richard Margison and stage director Valerie Kuinka, the Highlands Opera Studio is an advanced intensive training and professional networking program for emerging opera professionals. Chosen from approximately 200 applicants from across Canada through competitive auditions, the 2015 vocal participants can be heard throughout the month of August and into September in public masterclasses, concerts and two fully staged operas. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website at 1-855-457-9933 HIGHLANDS SUMMER FESTIVAL ➤ June 29 to August 7 Haliburton, ON Join us for six weeks of live theatre and music presentations. This season features Lend Me a Tenor, a farce in which an opera appearance goes terribly wrong; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, lots of laughs and pathos with a touching conclusion; Nunsensations, where the Nuns take their song and dance show to Las Vegas; Wingfield Lost and Found, where Walt Wingfield continues his misadventures in rural Ontario; and Ralph + Lina, a charming tale of love lost and found during the Second World War. It all takes place in the heart of Ontario’s Cottage Country with great accommodation options and fine dining in a community alive with the arts. See our website for times and to purchase tickets. 705-457-9933 / 1-855-457-9933 HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS ➤ July 2 to August 19 Huntsville, ON An eclectic mix of national- and international-calibre artists presented at the intimate 400-seat Algonquin Theatre in downtown Huntsville. In addition to mainstage presentations, there are free concerts at venues throughout the community, including Nuit Blanche North, an evening of interactive art installations happening on July 11. This summer’s lineup includes Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jim Cuddy, Lunch at Allen’s, Corb Lund, Pavlo, Dala and so much more! Over Highlands Summer Festival Haliburton, ON the long weekend in August, the Huntsville Jazz Festival returns for its sixth season, featuring David Clayton Thomas, the Toronto All Star Big Band and Molly Johnson paying tribute to the late Billie Holiday. 705-789-4975 INDIAN RIVER FESTIVAL ➤ June 20 to September 18 Indian River, PE The Indian River Festival offers a summer-long series of concerts in a magnificent heritage church, set within sight of beautiful Malpeque Bay, Prince Edward Island. Discover excellence in classical, jazz, Maritime, world and contemporary music by the finest artists from across Canada, all in the world-class acoustical setting of St. Mary’s Church. 1-866-856-3733 KINCARDINE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL ➤ May 15 to August 14 Kincardine, ON NEW: KSMF Summer Divas Concert Series, with concerts from May to August, featuring brilliant vocalists and wonderful instrumentalists. June 30: Robin Banks; July 17: Carol McCartney; August 1: Suzie Vinnick and Rick Fines; August 2: Carole Warren; August 8: Molly Johnson. Don’t miss the fabulous KSMF Evening Concert Series August 7 to 14, featuring 2014 JUNO award-winner the Mike Downes Trio; Shoshana Telner, concert pianist; Quartetto Gelato; David Szanto, organ; the Toronto Brass Quintet; Madison Violet; and a Singer/Songwriters evening, plus the popular FREE 4 O’Clock in the Park concerts August 2 to 14. From August 10 to 14 there are daily music classes for all levels, from beginners to experienced players, age 7 to adult. Guitar, strings and bands – a fun time for all and great for families! 519-396-9716 Summer 2015 | G5

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