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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

  • Text
  • Festival
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  • August
  • Toronto
  • Quartet
  • Musical
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  • Trio
  • Violin
  • Flute
  • Summers

D. The ETCeteras

D. The ETCeteras PASQUALE BROTHERS Galas and Fundraisers ●●June 06 5:00: Canadian Orpheus Male Choir. Spaghetti Dinner & Variety Show. Includes salad, bread, and dessert; Variety Show featuring humorous musical acts by COMC members and guests; cash bar. St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington. 289-812-9827. . Proceeds to the COMC’s upcoming Ireland Tour fund. ●●June 06 6:00: Ermanno Mauro Masterclass. Annual Gala Dinner and Concert: “Les Belles Voce.” Concert includes renowned arias for sopranos, tenors, baritones and bass. Performers include tenor Ermanno Mauro and a sampling of Canadian operatic talent, with accompanist, Nicole Bellamy. The Columbus Centre Rotunda, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. jimmy@columbusperformingarts. com 5 or 00 for a table of 8. ●●June 07 3:00 – 6:00: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Annual Fundraising Tea and Silent Auction. Live music, free food and beverages, CD’s, books, and sheet music for sale. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-537-3733. Admission by tax-deductible donation. ●●June 18 8:00: Canadian Flute Convention. Welcome Party. Opening ceremony of the second national flute convention, welcoming over one hundred artists from Canada and abroad. Sam Sorbara Auditorium, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com or convention passes available. ●●June 20 6:00 – 9:00: Aradia Ensemble. Wine Tasting Fundraiser. Short wine tasting tutorial presented by Sommelier Sara D’Amato, followed by a tasting of several hand-selected red and white wines; hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Michael Tong of Sublime Catering; silent auction and music. Our host for the evening is Aradia’s own Paul Jenkins who is opening his ●●one-of-a-kind studio and home for the evening. Cocktail attire requested. 15 Central Hospital Lane. www.eventbrite.ca 0. ●●June 22 7:30: Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA). 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards. Hosted by multi-award-winning comedian and actor Gavin Crawford. 5:00 – 7:00: Pre-Show VIP Reception at Lakeside Terrace; 7:30: Awards Show at WestJet Stage; 10:30pm: After-Party Under the Stars beside the lake. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973- 4000; www.tapa.ca; harbourfrontcentre. com 5 VIP tickets (includes Pre-show VIP Reception, Dora Awards Show, After-Party); .00 general admission (includes Dora Awards Show & After-Party); After-Party Only (tickets can be purchased only onsite at the event beginning at 10:30pm). Nominees will be announced at a press conference the morning of Monday, June 1 at 10:00am at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Competitions and Contests ●●June 19 9:30am: Canadian Flute Convention. Competition: Convention Open Class (unaccompanied). For aspiring young flutists who are ready to compete at the most senior level. Music: Aitken: Icicle; Hétu: Fantaisie sur le nom de Bach. Adjudicators: Meg Griffith, Megan Lanz, Rik Noyce, Christopher Lee, Niall O’Riordan. Classroom D, U of St. Michael’s College, 100 St. Joseph St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●Musicworks Magazine. 2015 Contests for Electronic Music Composition and “Sonic Geography” Writing. Cash prizes and winners published. Submit a 10-minute composition in one of the following genres: electroacoustic, acousmatic, glitch, turntable art, or video music; OR submit a 500-word essay describing how sound influences place and shapes your experience. Deadline to apply: June 30. For details: www.musicworks.ca/contest Festivals, Fairs, Festivities ●●June 19, 20, 21 10:00am – 5:00: Canadian Flute Convention. Flute Market. Exhibitors and Convention Partners including Brannen Brothers, Alry Publications, Long & McQuade, Verne Q. Powell, and Guo Musical Instruments. The COOP, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www. canadaflute.com or convention passes available. PURVEYORS OF FINE FOOD CATERING (416) 364-7397 WWW.PASQUALEBROS.COM Orillia Wind Ensemble CONTACT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC in partnership with The Canadian Music Centre MUSICFROMSCRATCH FREE MUSIC CREATION WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH AGES 18-25 July 13 to 17, 2015 The OWE, a community band in Orillia, Ontario is accepting applications for the paid position of Music Director starting in our 2016/17 season. Please submit applications by Aug. 15, 2015 to Hugh Coleman, President Orillia Wind Ensemble Box 2416, Orillia, On L3V 7A3 For more info on this job offering please visit www.orilliawindensemble.com with Contact and guest composer Christien Ledroit NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY For more information and to register contact Matthew Fava ontario@musiccentre.ca 416-961-6601 x207 www.contactcontemporarymusic.ca 68 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

●●Registration is now open for 2015 Culture Days. It’s time to start thinking about your 2015 Culture Days activity! Register early and get a head start on planning a successful Culture Days event in your community. Connect with community, develop new skills, reach new audiences and collaborate with others. Culture Days take place on September 25, 26 and 27, 2015. culturedays.ca Lectures, Salons, Symposia ●●June 12 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Terry Riley at 80. Celebrate the 80th birthday of pioneering minimalist composer Terry Riley with an all-star large ensemble of Soundstreams artists performing an extended version of Riley’s seminal work In C. Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504- 1282. Free, PWYC reserved seating and gallery preludes available. ●●June 20 9:30am: Canadian Flute Convention. Lecture Recital: Philippe Gaubert: The “Renoir” of the Flute. Discussion of Gaubert’s all-round musical prowess and talk about some of the episodes of his life which surely influenced his work. Patrick Williams, flute; Richard Shaw, piano. Charbonnel Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416- 293-1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 21 9:30am: Canadian Flute Convention. Lecture Recital: “Sophisticated Laddie:” 18th Century Scottish Flute Music and a Stylistic Continuum. Works by Charles McLean, William McGibbon, Alexander Munro, James Oswald, and General John Reid. Laurel Swinden, flute. Charbonnel Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 21 11:00am: Canadian Flute Convention. Panel Discussion: This Land is Your Land – Flute Education In Canada. Dianne Aitken, moderator. Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●July 29 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music. Illustrated Musical Lecture #1: The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Lecture by Robert Harris. University of Waterloo, 125 St. Patrick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288- 4313; stratfordsummermusic.ca $20; series of 4 lectures: . ●●Aug 05 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music. Illustrated Musical Lecture #2: The Music of R. Murray Schafer. Lecture by Robert Harris. University of Waterloo, 125 St. Patrick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313; stratfordsummermusic.ca $20; series of 4 lectures: . ●●Aug 12 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music. Illustrated Musical Lecture #3: Mozart’s Magic Flute. Lecture by Robert Harris. University of Waterloo, 125 St. Patrick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313; stratfordsummermusic.ca $20; series of 4 lectures: . ●●Aug 12 2:00: Stratford Summer Music. Harry Somers Forum – Opera at the Movies. Guest speaker: Barbara Willis Sweete. University of Waterloo, 125 St. Patrick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313; stratfordsummermusic.ca Free. ●●Aug 19 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music. Illustrated Musical Lecture #4: Bach’s Partitas & Sonatas. Lecture by Robert Harris. University of Waterloo, 125 St. Patrick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313; stratfordsummermusic.ca $20; series of 4 lectures: . Masterclasses ●●June 19 1:30: Canadian Flute Convention. Atarah’s Orchestral Extracts Masterclass. Advanced players on flutes, piccolos, altos and basses are invited to join in arrangements of THE very well-known major flute solos, to be played with flute choir as accompaniment. Bring your flutes! Led by Atarah Ben‐Tovim MBE (ex-principal flute of RLPO). Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www. canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 19 3:30: Canadian Flute Convention. Masterclass: Telemann Fantasias with Elizabeth Walker. Bring your flutes! Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 20 1:30: Canadian Flute Convention. Masterclass: Advancing the First Round of an Orchestral Audition. Led by Sara Hahn. Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www. canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 20 3:30: Canadian Flute Convention. Piccolo Masterclass with Sarah Jackson (piccolo, LA Phil). Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 21 1:30: Canadian Flute Convention. Masterclass with Swiss-Canadian flutist Michel Bellavance. Charbonnel Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. Screenings ●●June 07 4:00 & 7:30: Toronto Jewish Film Society/Yiddish Vinkl Toronto. Presenting two films: Joseph Seiden’s long-lost Kol Nidre offers an unparalleled glimpse into the diversity of life, culture and language of Yiddish New York in the 1930s. Part musical and part melodrama, the film is delightful, comically dark, and unforgettable. 70 Hester Street is director Nozkowski’s heartfelt tribute to his childhood home, a former Lower East Side synagogue. Guest speaker: author Shirley Kumove. Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave. thewholenote.com June | July | August, 2015 | 69

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