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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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Bells of Baddeck July 3

Bells of Baddeck July 3 to August 2 Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada, 559 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0 1-888-790-1477 Tickets: ; (seniors/students); Free(5 and under) Jul 3 7:30: Bells of Baddeck. Music drama about Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, featuring an all-Canadian cast. Music by Dean Burry; song arrangements by Lydia Adams; creation and libretto by Lorna MacDonald. Allison Angelo, soprano (Mabel Hubbard Bell); Geoffrey Sirett, baritone (Alexander Graham Bell); Christopher Enns, tenor (Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge), Giles Tomkins, bassbaritone (Gardiner Hubbard); Robyn Cathcart (Casey Baldwin); Stephanie Higgins, soprano (Elsie Bell Grosvenor); Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo (Gertrude Hubbard); Larissa Koniuk, soprano (Marian “Daisy” Bell Fairchild); Johnathan Kirby, baritone (J.A.D. McCurdy); 12 Cape Breton children; Stuart Calvert, music director; Mimi Mekler, stage director. Also Jul 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 31, Aug 1, 2. Brookside Music Association “Festival of the Bay” July 2 to August 29 MC – Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St., Midland, ON L4R 4K4 MH – Meaford Hall, 12 Nelson St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1N6 ML – Midland Lot 102, 837 King St., Midland, ON L4R 0B7 SP – St. Paul’s United Church, 308 King St, Midland, ON L4R 3M6 705-527-4429 Performances individually priced; all concerts: Midland students ; Meaford students ; children under 13 free July 23rd Leopoldo Erice Bach’s Goldberg Variations Spanish pianist Leopoldo Erice will begin with an informal talk about Bach’s monumental keyboard work, The Goldberg Variations. Considered one of the great masterpieces for the keyboard, it was his recording of The Goldberg Variations in 1956 that skyrocketed Glenn Gould to international acclaim. Please Visit Jul 2 7:30: Toronto All Star Big Band. MC; . Jul 4 7:30: Toronto All Star Big Band. MH; . Jul 9 7:30: Judgement of Paris. Mix of cabaret, history and storytelling with music by Debussy, Ravel and original songs by the Summer Festivals performers. MC; . Jul 10 6:00: Adam Crossley. Nashville-based singer-songwriter. ML; /(st), dinner included; /(st), show only. Jul 11 7:30: Adam Crossley. Nashville-based singer-songwriter. MH; . Jul 16 7:30: Mauro Bertoli and Wolfgang David. Works for violin and piano. MC; . Jul 17 8:00: Mauro Bertoli and Wolfgang David. Works for violin and piano. MH; . Jul 21: 7:30: New Zealand String Quartet and James Campbell, clarinet. MC; . Jul 23 7:30: Leopoldo Erice: Bach’s Goldberg Variations. MC; . World Premiere Wendake/Huronia featuring the Toronto Consort Featuring the renowned Toronto Consort, the Brookside Festival Chamber Choir and First Nations singers and drummers, the program will include “Wendake/Huronia”, a new work by Canadian composer John Beckwith, commissioned by Brookside Music Association. July 30 - Aug 1 Please Visit Jul 30 7:30: Wendake/Huronia. Beckwith premiere. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Champlain in the region. Toronto Consort; Brookside Festival Choir; First Nations singers and drummers. SP; . Aug 4 7:30: Festival Ensemble from the Festival of the Sound. Schubert: Octet in F MC; . Aug 7 7:30: Africville: Jackie Richardson and Joe Sealy. Homage to forgotten Nova Scotia community destroyed in the 1960s. SP; . Aug 8 7:30: Africville: Jackie Richardson and Joe Sealy. Homage to forgotten Nova Scotia community destroyed in the 1960s. MH; . Aug 13 7:30: Sinfonia Toronto and Mauro Bertoli. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.12 in a K414. MC; . Aug 14 7:30: Susan Aglukark. Inuk singersongwriter from Arviat, Nunavut. MH; . Aug 15 7:30: Susan Aglukark. Inuk singersongwriter from Arviat, Nunavut. SP; . Aug 20 7:30: Theodore Baerg and John French. Vocal concert. MC; . Aug 22 7:30: Bicycle Opera. MC; . Aug 28 6:00: Sultans of String. World music. ML; /(st), dinner included; /(st), show only. Aug 29 7:30: Sultans of String. World music. MH; . Brott Music Festival June 18 to August 13 BC – Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Dr., Hamilton, ON L8l 8L1 BF – Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington, ON L7S 1T7 CS – Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound, ON P2A 1S3 FM – Fieldcote Memorial Park, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, ON L96 1L8 LS – Liuna Station, 360 James St., N., Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5 MC – Mohawk College, McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, 135 Fennel Ave., W. Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9 RB – Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd., W. Burlington, ON L7T 4H4 SJ – St. John’s Anglican Church, 272 Wilson St., E., Ancaster, ON L9G 2B9 905- 525-7664 See website for various package discounts Ticket prices do not include HST or service charge Jun 18 7:30: Two Greatest Masterpieces Celebrate Summer. Bruckner Symphony No.4; Mozart: Violin Concerto “The Turkish;” Olivier Thouin, violin. BP; ; (sr); (st). Jun 25: 7:30: Viva L’Italia. Mendelssohn: Italian Symphony; Tchaikovsky: Cappriccio Italien; Alexandre Da Costa, violin. BP; ; (sr); (st). Jul 2 7:30: Evening in Vienna. Works by Lehar and Strauss. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Adam Luther, tenor. LS; ; (sr); (st). Jul 10 7:30: Romantic Fantastic. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.1. Valerie Tryon, piano. MC; ; (sr); (st). Jul 12 3:00: High Tea with Giampiero. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto; Rossini: Theme and Variations; Schumann: Symphony No.4. Giampiero Sobrino, clarinet. RB; ; (sr); (st). Jul 16 7:30: PopOpera. Works by Rossini, Verdi, Saint-Saëns, Gounod, Mascagni and Mozart. MC; ; (sr); (st). Jul 17 7:30: Adi Braun Presents an Evening of Hot Smokey Jazz. BC; ; (sr); (st). Jul 19 7:00: Chiarelli Returns! Rita Chiarelli, jazz vocals. FM; Free or donation. The Barber of Seville July 23, 7:30pm Mohawk College McIntyre Performing Arts Centre Adults, Seniors, Students BROTTMUSIC.COM Jul 23 7:30: Barber of Seville. Christopher Dunham, baritone (Figaro); Charlotte Burrage, mezzo (Rosina); David Menzies, tenor (Count Almaviva/Lindoro); Jeremy Ludwig, baritone (Bartolo); Keith Lam, bass (Basilio). MC; ; (sr); (st). Jul 26 3:00: High Tea: Celtic Serenade. Ruth Sutherland, harp. SJ; ; (sr); (st). Jul 30 7:30: Music of the Americas. Salute to the Pan Am Games. Lindsay Deutch, violin. MC; ; (sr); (st). Aug 6 7:30: Cirque du Festival. Aerial Silk Performers. MC; ; (sr); (st). Aug 9 2:30: Festival of the Sound: Beethoven and the New World. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor;” Dvořák: New World Symphony; Stewart Goodyear, piano; National Academy Orchestra. CS; -. Aug 13 7:30: Our Grand Finale Choral Spectacular: Chichester Psalms, Carmina Burana. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Bud Roach, tenor; Cairan Ryan, baritone; Brott Festival Chorus; Arcady Singers. MC; ; (sr); (st). Canadian Flute Convention June 18 to 21 University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary St., Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 BH – Brennan Hall Lounge CL – Charbonnel Lounge FM – Father Madden Hall SS – Sam Sorbara Auditorium 416-293-1302 Full Convention Pass: 0; 0(students) Single Daytime Event Ticket: $20; (students) Exhibit Hall Single Day Pass: ; (students) Non-Flutist Children (under age 8): Free (badge required) For guest pass, day pass and evening ticket pricing, consult festival website. Jun 18 2:00: Arabesque in Memoriam: 20th and 21st Century Works for Flute and Piano. Jeffrey Beyer, flute; Sharon Sweet, piano. (FM) 2:00: Danses Générales. Arrangements of all time favourite flute works. Kaili Maimets, Tristan Durie, Sarah Yunji Moon, Laura Chambers and Terry Lim, flutes (CL). 2:30: Ai Goldsmith in Recital. Ai Goldsmith, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (FM). 3:00: Rare Treats: Double Concertos for Two Flutes and Strings. Combining the diversity of Flautas del Fuego with music from Mexico, Hungary and their shared country, Canada. Alhelí Pimienta, flute; Izabella Budai, flute; Constantine Caravassilis, conductor (SS). 4:00: Flute Music from the 21st Century in 42 | June | July | August, 2015

the Romantic Tradition. Kathleen Rudolph and Casey Granofsky, flutes; Ben Smith, piano (FM). 7:00: Nicole Esposito in Recital. Nicole Esposito, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (FM). 7:00: High and the Low: solos and duos for piccolo and alto flute. Milica Milojević- Bogdanović, piccolo; Carla Rees, alto flute (CL). 7:30: Scenes from the Southwest. Timothy Hagen, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (FM). Jun 19 9:30am: A sampling of repertoire for intermediate piccoloists. Nan Raphael, piccolo; Richard Shaw, piano (FM). 9:30am: Liselyn Adams and Beverley Johnston: flute and percussion. Modern and contemporary works, including an improvisation-based collaborative composition. (SS). 11:30am: New Works for Flute and Cello: A Journey from Classical Music to Rock and Roll. Michelle Stanley, flute; Yoriko Morita, cello (FM). 11:30am: New Works for Flute/Clarinet Duo based on Poetry. Joanna Cowan White, flute; Kennen White, clarinet and bass clarinet (CL). 11:30: Flute Chamber Music by Michael Kallstrom. Heidi Álvarez and Tammy Evans Yonce, flutes; Mark Berry, percussion; Donald Speer, piano; Michael Kallstrom, composer and bass voice (SS). 1:30: Solo Flute. Patricia Dydnansky, flute (CL). 2:00: Multiple Personalities. Meg Griffith; Megan Lanz and Rik Noyce, flutes; Anne Marshall, piano (FM). 2:00: Works for Glissando Flute and Electronics. Tammy Evans Yonce, flute (SS). 2:30: Electroacoustic Flute. Jen McLachlen, flute (SS). 3:30: Works by Ernst von Dohnányi and Béla Bartók for flute and piano. Szabolcs Szilágyi, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (CL). 4:00: Jazz-Inspired Works for Flute. Karen Large, flute; Amanda Arrington, piano (FM). 5:00: Flute and Narrator, Atarah Ben-Tovim MBE. Everyone is asked to bring flutes to join in an improvised story with narration and Festive Flutes. (SS). 7:00: Celebrating Flutes Both Great and Small. Flute Street, flute choir; Nancy Nourse, conductor (SS). 7:30: Swiss Touch. Swiss repertoire from the 20th and 21st centuries. Carole Reuge, flute; Aydin Arslan, piano (FM). 7:30: Between the Full Moon and Rising Sun. Niall O’Riordan, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (CL). 7:30: My Voice in the World of New Flute Music. Iwona Glinka, flute (BH). 8:00: Around the World with Viviana Guzman. Viviana Guzman, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (CL). 8:30: Fly the Music. Wissam Boustany, flute; Aleksander Szram, piano (SS). 9:00: Contemporary Latin American flute and guitar music. Duo Nuevo: Alhelí Pimienta, flute; Mario Quintanilla, guitar (BH). Jun 20 9:30am: From Our Backyard: Exploring Canadian Flute Music by Canadian Composers. Giancarlo Mincone, flute (FM). 9:30am: [lecture recital] Philippe Gaubert: The “Renoir” of the Flute. Patrick Williams, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (CL). 10:00am: Works of Master Composers. Sarah Gieck, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (FM). 11:00am: “Ontario – Yours to Discover” Flute Works from Across the Lake: A Musical Road Trip through Ontario. Solos to octets. Dianne Aitken, Les Allt, Laura Chambers, Amy Hamilton, Kaili Maimets, flutes; and others (CL). 11:30am: The Voice of Now: Contemporary Chamber Music for Flute, Cello, Piano. Michelle Cheramy, flute; Nathan Cook, cello; Philip Roberts; piano (FM). 1:30: Music by Canadian Women Composers. Liesel Deppe, flute; Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, cello; Diane Dumlavwalla, piano (CL). 2:00: Panorama of Hungarian Music: Classical, Contemporary and Folk Music. Márk Fülep, flute; Erik Gero, piano; Flautas del Fuego: Izabella Budai and Alhelí Pimienta (FM). 2:00: Whistlestop! A tour of the British Isles with Festive Flutes. Joss Campbell, Sarah Murphy, Carla Rees and Elizabeth Walker, flutes (SS). 3:30: Rarely heard Flute Sonatas of the 20th Century. Stephen Tam, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (CL). 4:00: Gary Schocker in Recital. (FM). 4:00: Tuneful and Rhythmic: the Funtemporary Flute. Yunji Moon, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (CL). 4:00: Head First: a visual album by Rozalind MacPhail. Flute and electronics to silent film. Joss Campbell, Sarah Murphy, Carla Rees and Rozalind MacPhail, flutes (SS). 7:00: Moyse Ensemble in Recital. Roderick Seed, Unji Chung, Kiyoka Ohara, flutes; Anne Marshall, piano (SS). 7:30: This ain’t no flute recital. Christopher Lee, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (FM). 7:30: 500 Years of Music, 10 Flutes, 1 Interpreter. Hernando Leal, historical and modern flutes (CL). 8:00: Transcending Collaborations. Christine Erlander Beard and Christopher Lee, flutes; Richard Shaw, piano (FM). 8:30: Michel Bellavance in Recital. Michel Bellavance, flute; Anne Marshall, piano (SS). Jun 21 9:30am: Flûtes en Vacances. Judy Diez d’Aux, Annie Thibault, Sylvie Ouellette, Catherine Audet, Maude Langevin- Charlebois, Sylvie Tremblay and Nancy Nourse, flutes (FM). 9:30am: [lecture recital] “Sophisticated Laddie:” 18th Century Scottish Flute Music and a Stylistic Continuum. Laurel Swinden, flute (CL). 11:30am: A New Programme of Songs for Flute and Piano. Elizabeth Walker, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (FM). 11:30: Melusina’s Dream: A Recital of Innovative Flute Works. Angus McPherson, flute (CL). 2:00: Bolling on Sunday. Samantha Chang, flute; Mark Camilleri, piano; Jon Maharaj, bass; Mark Inneo, drums (FM). 2:00: Musical Storytelling for Flute, Piano and Narrator. Kathy Blocki, flute; Sarah Blocki, piano; Martin Blocki, narrator (SS). 3:30: Sarah Jackson in Recital. Sarah Jackson, flute; Richard Shaw, piano (CL). 3:30: New Music for Flute and Guitar. Leanna Keith, flutes; Zachary Larson, guitar (BH). 4:00: North American Lyricism. Rik Noyce, and Megan Lanz, flutes; Anne Marshall, piano (FM). 4:00: Flutes en Route! Concert with a World Music perspective accompanied by a series of projected video and striking images. Douglas Miller, flute; Laura Thomas, percussion; Blair Salter, piano; Eric Mahar, guitar; Gordon Cleland, cello; Brian Baty, bass (SS). 7:00: Doulce Memoire: Golden Age of the Renaissance flute. Mika Putterman, Geneviève Blanchard, Kimberly Reine, renaissance flutes (FM). 7:00: Nora Shulman and Camille Watts in Recital. Nora Shulman and Camille Watts, flutes; Anne Marshall, piano (CL). 7:00: Wails, Whispers, and Whistle Tones: New Music for Electroacoustic Flute. Lindsey Goodman, flute, voice, and electronics (BH). 8:00: Canadian Flute Convention Closing Ceremony. Nicole Esposito and Sara Hahn, flutes; Anne Marshall and Richard Shaw, piano (SS). Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship August 5 to 9 Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex, 200 Fiddle Park Lane, Shelburne, ON L0N 1S0 519-925-8620 or 519-925-3037 Event package: ; (youth 12 and under) Aug 5 7:00: Barn Dance and Jamboree. . Aug 6 7:30: Beckett Family. Featuring Linsey and Tyler Beckett. ; (youth). Aug 7 9:30am: Fiddle Jam; Free. 1:00 & 7:00: Competition Playdowns. ; (youth). Aug 8 1:00: Fiddle Parade. Downtown. Free. 3:15: Fiddle and Stepdance Show. Kelli Trottier, Andy Thompson and Jerry Clancy. ; Free(youth). 6:00: Fiddle Championship with Kelli Trottier. ; (youth). Aug 9 10:00am: Non-Denominational Church Service. Torchman Quartet; Shelburne Fiddlers; Jamboree Band. City of Toronto Historic Sites All summer Toronto, ON Call 311 June 7 1:30 Music in the Orchard! Fruit of the Turquoise Vine. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. June 14 1:30 Music in the Orchard! VentElation. Eight wind players present music from Mozart to the present. June 20 12_noon Eco-Art-Fest. Public art, family activities and musical performances. Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. Bottom of Pottery Rd., E. of Bayview Ave., W. of Broadviewe Ave. Fri, Sat and Sun through Sept 13. June 21 1:30 Music in the Orchard! Dan Fortin and Michael Davidson. Improvised music inspired by contemporary classical music, electronic music, modern jazz and rock. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. July 2 7:00 Fret Not Ukulele Night. Chris Wilson provides ukulele instruction. Bring your own ukulele. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. . Also Aug 6. For information see Green Pages listings. Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival July 30 to August 3 EL – Erickson Lutheran Church, 30 3rd St. SW., Erickson, MB R0J 0P0 LW – Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University, 270-18th St., Brandon, MB R7A 6A9 MM – “The Martise” at the Marina, Main Beach, Wasagaming (Clear Lake), Riding Mountain National Park MB R0J 1N0 204-571-6547 or 204-727-9631 Festival Pass: ; (students) All concerts (except Jazz Cruise): /$20(advance); (students) Jul 30 7:30: Daniel Tselyakov in Recital. Schumann: Fantasie in C Op.17; Haydn: Sonata in C Hob.XVI:50; Rachmaninoff: Sonata No.2 in b-flat Op.36. Daniel Tselyakov, piano (LW). Jul 31 7:30: Fabulous Contrasts. Beethoven: Horn Sonata Op.17; Corigliano: Sonata for violin and piano; Brahms: Horn Trio Op.40. Marc Djokic, violin; Ken McDonald, horn; Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, piano (EL). Aug 1 10:30am: Coffee Concert: Serious Fun! Works by Piazzolla, Elgar, Beatles, Schoenfield and Lavignac. Marc Djokic, violin; Simon Daniel Tselyakov, piano Thursday, July 30, 7:30 pm Lorne Watson Recital Hall Brandon Manitoba Fryer, cello; Alla Turbanova, Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, piano (EL). 3:00: Classic Meets Jazz. A. Gilliand: Three Faces of Ebony; K. Nichols: Jazz compositions. Marc Djokic and Sandra Smith, violin; Simon Fryer, cello; Colin Mehmel, clarinet; Greg Gatien, saxophone, Shannon Chapman, vocals and saxophone; Eric Platz, percussion; Alla Turbanova, Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, piano; guest: Gervan Fearon, saxophone (EL). Aug 2 3:00: Appear & Inspire Afternoon. Beethoven: Romance No.2 in F Op.50; Weber: Grand Duo Concertante; Mendelssohn: Song without Words Op.109; Arnold: Sonatina; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen. Marc Djokic, violin; Simon Fryer, cello; Colin Mehmel, clarinet; Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Collette Simonot, host (EL). 8:30: Jazz Cruise Concert. Scenic evening tour of the peaceful waters of Clear Lake. Greg Gatien, saxophone; Shannon Chapman, vocals and saxophone, Eric Platz, percussion. MM; ; (st). Aug 3 3:00: Festival Grand Finale. Franck: Sonata for violin and piano; Carrabré: Clear Quartet (premiere); Hummel: Piano Quintet Op.87. Marc Djokic and Sandra Smith, violin; Heather Wilson, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; Colin Mehmel, clarinet; Chrystal Tait, double bass; Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, piano (EL). Cui International Music Festival August 1 to 9 Aug 1 5:00 Opening Concert. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. Aug 3 12_noon Music Mondays. Church of the Holy Trinity. 10 Trinity Sq. Aug 2 3:00 Classical Music Concerts at York University. Also Aug 3 and 4. Aug 4 12_noon Public Masterclasses at York University. Also at 3:00 and on Aug 5, 6 and 7. Aug 5 3:00 Piano Artist Competition. Also Aug 6 and 7 Aug 8 3:00 Finals and the Awards Ceremony. York University For further information see Green Pages listings. Elora Festival July 10 to 26 EP – Elora Public School, 288 Mill St. E., Elora, June | July | August, 2015 | 43

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