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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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Song Recitals. Artist

Song Recitals. Artist mentors share the stage with Art of Song Fellows. Soile Isokoski, Martin Katz and Steven Philcox. WH; ; (sr); (under 35). 7:30: Tribute to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. Music commissioned by American Arts patron. Works by Prokofiev, Bloch, Britten, and Poulenc. Ernst Kovacic, violin; Jonathan Crow, violin; Steven Dann, viola, Henrik Brendstrup, cello, Joanna G’froerer, flute; Huw Watkins, piano. WH; ; (sr); $20(under 35). Jul 25 4:00 & 7:00: Mentors & Fellows. Artist mentors share the stage with TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows. Huw Watkins, piano; Ernst Kovacic, violin; Jonathan Crow, violin; Steven Dann, viola; Henrik Brendstrup, cello. WH; ; (sr); (under 35). Jul 28 7:30: American Avant-Garde. Works by Ives, Cage, Feldman and Zorn. Harumi Rhodes, violin; Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Afiara String Quartet. WH; ; (sr); $20(under 35). Jul 29 & 30 7:30: Last Five Years. Musical about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love. Music by Jason Robert Brown. Aaron Sheppard; Vanessa Oude Reimerink. IB; - ; $20-(under 35). Jul 31 7:30: American Romantic. Barber: String Quartet Op. 11; Dvořák: String Quintet in E-flat; Beach: Piano Quintet in f-sharp. Martin Beaver, violin; Harumi Rhodes, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola, Mark Kosower, cello; Pedja Celebrating New Traditions Fiddler on the Roof Stewart Goodyear La traviata Valérie Milot Marie-Josée Lord The Good Lovelies and more… 705-653-5508 1-877-883-5777 WWW.WESTBEN.CA Summer Festivals Muzijevic, piano. WH; ; (sr); $20(under 35). Aug 1 4:00 & 7:00: Mentors & Fellows. Artist mentors share the stage with TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows. Martin Beaver, violin; Harumi Rhodes, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Mark Kosower, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano. WH; ; (sr); (under 35). Aug 4 7:30: Danish String Quartet. Beethoven: Quartet in F Op.18 No.1; Adès: Arcadiana; Nielsen: Quartet in g Op.13. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Aug 5 7:30: Te Amo Argentina. Combination of music, dance and projected media. Antonio Lysy, cello; Borromeo String Quartet; Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barrionuevo, dancers. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Aug 6 7:30: Borromeo String Quartet. Bartók: Complete String Quartets. WH; ; (sr); $20(under 35). Aug 7 7:30: Karita Mattila, soprano. Finnish opera star. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Aug 8 4:00 & 7:00: Mentors & Fellows. Artist mentors share the stage with TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows. Aaron Schwebel, violin; Shane Kim, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Emmanuelle Beaulieu-Bergeron, cello; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe; James Anagnoson, piano. WH; ; (sr); (under 35). Westben Arts Festival Theatre June 6 to August 2 CT – Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front St., S., Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0 TB – The Barn, 6698 County Road 30 N. Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0 TG – The Garden, Private home, Warkworth ON K0K 3K0 705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 westben.ca Picnic: or (must be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance) Jun 6 2:00: Fiddler on the Roof. Book by Joseph Stein; music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Andrew Tees, baritone (Tvye); Kim Dafoe, mezzo (Golde); Donna Bennett, soprano (Fruma Sarah); Westben Chorus; Brian Finley, conductor. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jun 7 2:00: Fiddler on the Roof. See Jun 6. Jun 12: 7:00: Fiddler on the Roof. See Jun 6. Jun 13 10:00am: [lecture] Fiddling Around with Luke. Luthier/fiddler Luke Mercier discusses the creation and restoration of stringed instruments. CT; see website for ticket packages. 2:00: Fiddler on the Roof. See Jun 6. Jun 14 2:00: Fiddler on the Roof. See Jun 6. Jun 19 7:00: Ken Tizzard and Friends, with opening act: Frank Moore. Singer-songwriter. Music from latest album “No Dark No Light”. TB; ; (st); (youth). Jun 20 2:00: A Lot of Hot Airs. Concert Band of Cobourg; Westben Wind Ensembles, Paul Storms and Nancy Elmhirst, conductors. TB; ; (st/youth). Jun 21 1:00: Garden Gala Fundraiser. Heather Bambrick, jazz singer; Brian Barlow Trio. TG; 0. Jul 2 7:00: La traviata. Verdi. Sung in Italian with English captions. UBC Opera Ensemble; Westben Festival Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. 6:00: Pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 3 2:00: La traviata. Verdi. Sung in Italian with English captions. UBC Opera Ensemble; Westben Festival Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. 1:00: Pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). 7:00: [workshop] Shooting Artists with Gary: Gary Mulcahey on photographing artists. Workshop on the art of photographing musicians using members of the UBC Opera Ensemble. CT; see website for ticket packages. Jul 4 10:00am: [workshop] Shooting Artists with Gary: Gary Mulcahey on photographing artists. Workshop on the art of photographing musicians using members of the UBC Opera Ensemble. CT; see website for ticket packages. 2:00: La traviata. Verdi. Sung in Italian with English captions. UBC Opera Ensemble; Westben Festival Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. 1:00: Pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 5 2:00: La traviata. Verdi. Sung in Italian with English captions. UBC Opera Ensemble; Westben Festival Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. 1:00: Pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 9 7:00: Improv All Stars. Linda Kash & TV Friends. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 10 7:00: The Good Lovelies. Folk music with humour. Caroline Brooks; Kerri Ough; Sue Passmore. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 11 11:00am: Cello Mania. Young cellists around the concessions at the Incredible Edibles Festival. CT; Free. 2:00: Chopin for a New Generation. Top three prize-winners of 2014 Canadian Chopin Competition. Alexander Seredenko, Tony Yike Yang and Victoria Wong. 1:00: pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 12 2:00: Shauna Rolston & Heather Schmidt. Cello and piano duo with young cellists from Shauna Rolston’s studio. de Falla: Suite populaire espangnole; Chopin Sonata in g; other works by H. Schmidt. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 16 7:00: Romancing the Harp. Valérie Milot, harp; Antoine Bareil, violin. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 17 7:00: Primadonna & Friend Strike Back. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano/comedienne; Peter Tiefenbach, piano. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 18 2:00: Marie-Josée Lord, soprano. Opera arias, spirituals and music by Bernstein and Cole Porter. Brian Finley, piano. ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 19 2:00: Stewart Goodyear, piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations. ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 22 2:00: Kings on Broadway. Music from The King & I and Camelot. Jason Howard, baritone (King of Siam/King Arthur); Donna Bennett, soprano (Anna Leonowens/Queen Guinevere); Samantha Marineau, soprano (Tuptim); Adam Fisher, tenor (Lun Tha/Lancelot); Kim Dafoe, mezzo (Lady Thiang/Nimue); Brian Finley, piano. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth) Jul 23 2:00: Kings on Broadway. See July 22. Jul 24 2:00: Kings on Broadway. See July 22. 7:00: Anna and the King of Siam. 1946 film based on Margaret Landon novel which also spurred Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical The King & I. TB; ; (st/youth). Jul 25 2:00: Kings on Broadway. See July 22. Jul 26 2:00: Music from the Sistine Chapel. Renaissance a capella choral music from Palestrina and Allegri to Josquin des Prés. Le studio de musique ancienne de Montréal; Christopher Jackson, conductor. 1:00 pre-concert chat. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 30 7:00: Maz. Electronic Gypsy jazz meets les Québécois! TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Jul 31 7:00: Kelli Trottier & The Mushy Peas. Celtic, contemporary country folk, bluegrass and western swing. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). Aug 1 2:00: Jane Bunnett & Friends present Maqueque. Afro Cuban jazz. Chelsey Bennett, singer-songwriter. TB; ; (sr); (st); (youth). 5:00: Jazz Desserts. Jazz musicians move from The Barn to local eateries in Trent Hills (reservations recommended). 8:00: Jazz Jam. Chelsey Bennett Quartet. Bring your instrument and sit in with musicians. CT. 10:00: Fireworks. Campbellford Waterfront Festival ends with fireworks over the Trent Canal. Aug 2 10:00am: Jazz, the Morning After. Brunch with jazz musicians at local eateries (reservations recommended). 2:00: Sunny Day & Sinatra. Donna Bennett and Dean Hollin, vocals; Brian Barlow Big Band. ; (sr); (st); (youth). may 27 - june 6 LULAWORLD 20151585 DUNDAS W 416-588-0307 LULA.CA LULAWORLD.CA CELEBRATING THE MUSIC AND DANCE OF THE AMERICAS 52 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

The WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections: A. GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Toronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions. B. BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of Southern Ontario outside Toronto and the GTA. Starts on page 62. C. IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ) is organized alphabetically by club. Starts on page 64. D. THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions, screenings, lectures, symposia, masterclasses, workshops, singalongs and other music-related events (except performances) which may be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 68. A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION. A phone number is provided with every listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publish a listing without one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; artists or venues may change after listings are published. Please check before you go out to a concert. HOW TO LIST. Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections above are a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters. If you have an event, send us your information no later than the 8th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligible to appear. LISTINGS DEADLINE. The next issue covers the period from September 1 to October 7, 2015. All listings must be received by Saturday August 8. LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com or by fax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. We do not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27 for further information. LISTINGS ZONE MAP. Visit our website to see a detailed version of this map: thewholenote.com. Lake Huron 6 Georgian Bay 7 2 1 5 Lake Erie 3 4 8 City of Toronto LISTINGS Lake Ontario A. Concerts in the GTA IN THIS ISSUE: Aurora, Brampton, King Township, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Thornhill Monday June 1 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Luke Welch, piano. Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15; Morawetz: Scherzo; Schubert: Sonata in a D784. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. PWYC(suggested ). ●●12:30: Massey Hall. Lunchtime Live!: DATU. Modern Filipino tribal music crew. Yonge- Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. 416-872- 4255. Free. ●●7:30: Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. From Trio to Tango. Beethoven: Serenade; Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango; Shinohara: Kassouga; Caliendo: Sincerita; Fauré: Après un rêve; works by Debussy and Golijov. Csaba Koczó, violin; Theresa Rudolph, viola; Kathleen Rudolph: flute; John Rudolph, percussion. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-282-6636. $20; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. Ensembles from The Rose Orchestra. Northern Lights Quartet; Greg James, clarinet; Koichi Inoue, piano; and others. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-450-9220. PWYC. Tuesday June 2 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Chamber Music Series: In Praise of Women - Music for Violin and Piano. Works for violin and piano by Schmidt, Farrenc, Schumann, Jacquet de La Guerre and others. Véronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Firstcome, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music. Joshua Wood, French horn; Aaron James, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recital. David Briggs; organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free; donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Univox Choir. Creo Animam. Multimedia concert with works by Whitacre, Powell and Hogan. Ryan Kelln, curator; Dallas Bergen, conductor. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 647-678-0859. PWYC ($20 suggested). ●●8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. –. Also Jun 3, 4, 5. ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Array Session #32. An evening of improvisation. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. PWYC. ●●8:00: Resa’s Pieces String Ensemble. 5th Gala Concert. Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro; Led Zeppelin: Kashmir; Jenkins: Palladio (Mvt.1); Reznicow: Jubilant Overture; Badelt: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl; other works. Guests: Resa’s Pieces Symphony Orchestra; Ian Medley, conductor. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-765-1818. $20. Wednesday June 3 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Jazz Series: Instruments Are for Surgeons. Cadence a cappella vocal ensemble. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. First-come, first-served. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. John Palmer, CSV, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416- 922-1167. Free. ●●12:35: Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields. Concerts at Midday: Thomas Gonder, organ. 103 Bellevue Avenue. 437-344-3890 or 416- 921-6350. Free; donations welcomed. Music at Metropolitan Summer Carillon Recital Series The historic 54-bell carillon at Metropolitan United Church is North America’s first tuned carillon. June 3, 7:30 pm Gerald Martindale, carillon and organ July 9, 7 pm Amy Johansen, carillon; Robert Ampt, organ Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street E .,Toronto 416-363-0331 (ext. 26) www.metunited.org ●●7:30: Metropolitan United Church. Summer Carillon Recital Series. Gerald Martindale, carillon & organ. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free. ●●8:00: Against The Grain Theatre. Death&Desire. Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Olivier Messiaen: Harawi. Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone; Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Joel Ivany, stage director. Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 5 Brock Ave. 416-546-3683. –. Also Jun 2, 4, 5. ●●8:00: Humber Valley United Church. Let It Shine. Gospel. Joni Henson, soprano; Valerie Mero-Smith, mezzo; Alan Reid, tenor; Sung Chung, baritone; Zoran Mrkovic, percussion; and others. 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-937-8576 or 416-239-5427. ; free(12 and under). ●●8:00: MNjcc Community Choir. Feel The Choir Spirit! Harriet Wichin, conductor. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924- 6211 x0. . Also Jun 4. ●●8:00: Musideum. Brian Katz, guitar. Jazz, classical, world. Suite 133 (main floor), 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248. $20. thewholenote.com June | July | August, 2015 | 53

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