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Volume 23 Issue 9 - June / July / August 2018

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PLANTING NOT PAVING! In this JUNE / JULY /AUGUST combined issue: Farewell interviews with TSO's Peter Oundjian and Stratford Summer Music's John Miller, along with "going places" chats with Luminato's Josephine Ridge, TD Jazz's Josh Grossman and Charm of Finches' Terry Lim. ) Plus a summer's worth of fruitful festival inquiry, in the city and on the road, in a feast of stories and our annual GREEN PAGES summer Directory.

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8(7:30pm); 9(2pm); 9(7:30pm); 10(2pm). ●●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/Latinjazznet. Lulaworld 2018: Valeria Matzner CD Release. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Luminato/Teac Damsa. Swan Lake/ Loch na hEala. Created by Michael Keegan- Dolan. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-368- 4849. -. Opens Jun 6, 8pm. Runs to Jun 10. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●8:00: Soundstreams. The Little Match Girl Passion. Music and text by David Lang. Also a work by James Rolfe. Crow’s Theatre, 345 Carlaw Ave. 647-341-7390. From . Also Jun 7. Thursday June 7 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. Also Jun 7(7:30pm); 8(7:30pm); 9(2pm); 9(7:30pm); 10(2pm). ●●7:00: Tapestry Opera. Queers Crash the Opera. Queer-themed opera curated by David Eliakis. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Derek Kwan, tenor; Catherin Carew, mezzo; Alain Coulombe bass; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Also Jun 8. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. Also Jun 8(7:30pm); 9(2pm); 9(7:30pm); 10(2pm). ●●8:00: Gallery 345. James Hill, Piano. Original compositions. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre/Caliban Arts Theatre. Lulaworld 2018: Ursula Rucker. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Luminato/Teac Damsa. Swan Lake/ Loch na hEala. See Jun 6. Also Jun 8, 9, 10(2pm). ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. Ihtimanska. Bulgarian and Turkish folk and urban music as well as Sephardic storytelling and songs. Ariane Morin, saxophone; Yoni Kaston, accordion. Guests: Brenna MacCrimmon, voice; Ariel Balevi, storyteller. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. /(adv). ●●8:00: Soundstreams. The Little Match Girl Passion. Music and text by David Lang. Also a work by James Rolfe. Crow’s Theatre, 345 Carlaw Ave. 647-341-7390. From . Also Jun 6. ●●9:00: Tapestry Opera. Queer of the Night. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Also Jun 9(4pm). Friday June 8 ●●7:00: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Friday Night Jazz. Hey Love. 288 Bremner Blvd. 647- 351-3474. ; .25(sr/6-13); (3-5). ●●7:00: Tapestry Opera. Queers Crash the Opera. Queer-themed opera curated by David Eliakis. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Derek Kwan, tenor; Catherin Carew, mezzo; Alain Coulombe bass; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Also Jun 7. ●●7:30: Blythwood Winds. Blythwood Blitz. Villa-Lobos: Quintet; Janáček: Mladi; Pärt: Quintettino; Husa: Five Poems; Abrahamsen: Walden. Tim Crouch: flute; Elizabeth Eccleston: oboe; Anthony Thompson: clarinet; Kevin Harris: bassoon; Curtis Vander Hyden: A. Concerts in the GTA horn. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416- 999-6097. PWYC. ●●7:30: Lowville Festival. Sarah Harmer in Concert. St. George’s Anglican Church, 7051 Guelph Line, Milton. 905-632-6047. /(adv). Festival runs June 8-10. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. Also Jun 9(2pm); 9(7:30pm); 10(2pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde (June 8 only); Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.8. Vadim Gluzman, violin; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .75– 8.00. Also Jun 9. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. The Art of the Piano: Robi Botos. A rare solo performance. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●8:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2018. 8pm Davila Sisters. 10:30 Adan De Dios with Charangon del Norte. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Luminato/Teac Damsa. Swan Lake/ Loch na hEala. See Jun 6. Also Jun 9, 10(2pm). ●●9:00: Tone Music Festival. In Concert. Anthony Coleman; c_RL. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. /(adv). Saturday June 9 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. Also Jun 9(7:30pm); 10(2pm). ●●4:00: Tapestry Opera. Queer of the Night. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Also Jun 7(9pm). ●●7:00: Opera by Request. Anna Bolena. Donizetti. Antonina Ermolenko, soprano (Anna Bolena); Monica Zerbe, mezzo (Giovanna Seymour); John Holland, bass-baritone (Enrico VIII); Paul Williamson, tenor (Lord Percy); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. St. Andrew’s United Church, 117 Bloor St. E. 416 455-2365. . ●●7:30: Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. In Concert. Jennifer Tran, saxophone; Celia Tang, clarinet; Luke Welch, piano. St. Paul’s United Church (Brampton), 30 Main St. S., Brampton. 904-450-9220. PWYC. THE CHOICE Sat June 9 & Sun June 10 7:30pm Heliconian Hall corunumensemble.com . ●●7:30: Cor Unum Ensemble. The Choice. One-of-a-kind storytelling concert. Audience determines the outcome of the adventure. Story by Ruth Denton. Erik Samuel, narrator; baroque chamber orchestra; soloists. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 226-980-9828. ; (st/arts worker). Reception following. Also Jun 10. ●●7:30: Counterpoint Community Orchestra. Grand Finale. Reinecke: Flute Concerto; Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Overture; Brahms: Symphony No.4. Stephen Tam, flute. Church of St. Peter and St. Simonthe-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. 416-919-1063. /(adv). ●●7:30: Lowville Festival. Ben Heppner in Concert with the Lowville Festival Choir. Musical theatre favourites, folksongs, spirituals and other songs. St. George’s Anglican Church, 7051 Guelph Line, Milton. 905-632- 6047. /(adv). Festival runs June 8-10. ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. Also Jun 10(2pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Dvořák: Symphony No.8. Vadim Gluzman, violin; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416- 872-4255. .75–8.00. Also Jun 8. ●●8:00: Alliance Française de Toronto. At the Water’s Edge: Lyricism and the Belle Époque. Works by Fauré, Debussy, Chausson and Duparc. Christina Tannous, soprano. 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014 x37. ; (sr/ st/member). ●●8:00: Arraymusic. Array Social: Come Feel the Beat with Us. An Evening of Interactive Percussion. One short performance on each hour between 8pm-11pm followed by time to eat, drink and socialize. Kendall Kiddie, Rick Sacks, SlowPitchSound and Pantayo. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . Cash bar and silent auction. I FURIOSI BAROQUE ENSEMBLE I FOUGHT THE LAW SAT. JUNE 9, 2018, 8PM www.ifuriosi.com ●●8:00: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. I Fought the Law. Works by Telemann, Handel and others. Guests: Kris Kwapis, trumpet and cornetto; Christopher Bagan, harpsichord. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. 416-923- 9030. ; (sr/st/underemployed). ●●8:00: Luminato/Teac Damsa. Swan Lake/ Loch na hEala. See Jun 6. Also Jun 10(2pm). ●●8:00: Small World Music Society. Tich Maredza Band 10 Year Anniversary. Tichaona Maredza, lead vocals, acoustic guitar, nyunga nyunga, marimba percussion; Tichaona Gombiro, bass; Gordin Mapika, drum; Larry Lewis, lead guitar; Andrew Mark, percussion, mbira. Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. 416-536-5439. /(adv). ●●8:00: Voices Chamber Choir. Unsung Heroes. A celebration of choral music by composers who have greatly influenced music education. Works by Kodály, Orff and other music educators. Church of St. Martinin-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-519-0528. ; (sr/st); (member, Ontario College of Teachers). ●●9:00: Tone Music Festival. In Concert. Jessica Moss; Tryal; Manticore. Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033. /(adv). ●●10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2018: Ricardo Lemvo. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday June 10 ●●2:00: Gallery 345. Artis Duo. Works by Franck, Ravel, Bartók, Skoryk, Fedyshyn and others. Oleksandra Fedyshyn, violin; Anna Shalayevych, piano. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416- 822-9781. ; (st). Cash only at the door. ●●2:00: Luminato/Teac Damsa. Swan Lake/ Loch na hEala. See Jun 6. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Frame By Frame. See Jun 1. ●●2:00: Scarborough Parks and Recreation. Light Jazz, Soft Rock, Blended with Flamenco Guitar. Marylou Malicdem, vocals; Juan Tomas, flamenco guitar; Lorne Hendel, rhythm guitar; Frank Sant, bass; Steve Farrugia, drums. Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough. 416-485- 2056 or 647-609-8291. Free. ●●3:00: Orchestra Toronto. Skøl Scandinavia. Sibelius: Symphony No.1; Nielsen: Flute Concerto; Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite (selections). Laura Chambers, flute; Kevin Mallon, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 1-855-985-2787. ; (sr); (under 29). 2:45pm: pre-concert chat. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Twilight Recital. Ian Sadler, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. ●●4:00: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. William Carn Trio: William Carn, trombone; Nancy Walker, piano; Kieran Overs, bass. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:00: St. Paul’s Anglican Church (Uxbridge). Evensong. Traditional choral evening prayer. Tudor Consort Choir. 59 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge. 905-852-7016. Donations appreciated. Guest preacher: The Venerable Stephen Vail, Archdeacon of Trent Durham and Incumbent of All Saint’s, Whitby. ●●7:00: Lowville Festival. Truth and Illusion: Two Forces Present in Every Moment. Musical workshop/presentation (premiere). June Cupido, director; Michael Mulrooney, musical director. Lowville United Church, 5800 Guelph Line, Burlington. 905-632-6047. /(adv). Festival runs June 8-10. ●●7:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Lulaworld 2018: Andrew Collins Trio CD Release. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Cor Unum Ensemble. The Choice. One-of-a-kind storytelling concert. Audience determines the outcome of the adventure. Story by Ruth Denton. Erik Samuel, narrator; 54 | June 1 - September 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

aroque chamber orchestra; soloists. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 226-980-9828. ; (st/arts worker). Reception following. Also Jun 9. LARK ENSEMBLE JUNE 10 7:30PM CORKIN GALLERY, DISTILLERY DISTRICT ●●7:30: LARK Ensemble. Prelude to Summer. Beethoven: Serenade, Op.25; Jaeger: Two Short Pieces for Solo Flute; Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques; Dohnányi: Serenade, Op.10. Leslie Allt, flute; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Keith Hamm; viola; Roberta Janzen, cello. Corkin Gallery, 7 Tank House Ln. 416-979-1980. ; (st). Advance tickets at brownpapertickets.com. Refreshments included. ●●7:30: Somewhere There. Victoria Gibson’s “Sound Seed: Tribute to Pauline Oliveros” DVD release. Laura Swankey, voice and electronics; and Play The Moment Collective (Victoria Gibson, voice, guitar, electronics; Heather Saumer, trombone; Bob Vespaziani, WaveDrum). Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. or PWYC; (DVD). Monday June 11 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Is Three a Crowd? See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival. Opening Night. See Summer Festival TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE SUMMER FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT JUNE 11 AT 8PM JEANNE LAMON HALL, TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE tafelmusik.org/TBSF Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday June 12 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Allan Pulker, flute. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free; donations welcomed. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Music at Midday. Sae Yoon Chon, piano. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Wednesday June 13 ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. Eric Robertson, organ. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. ●●7:00: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Jeremy Ledbetter Trio “Got a Light!” CD Release! Jeremy Ledbetter, piano; Rich Brown, bass; Larnell Lewis, drums. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. /(adv). Dinner reservations guarantee seating. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms Symphony 1. Bernstein: Three Dances from Fancy Free; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; Brahms: Symphony No.1. Jean- Yves Thibaudet. piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .75–8.00. 7:15: free preconcert performance by Singing Out. In partnership with Pride Toronto (Jun 13 only). Also Jun 14. Thursday June 14 ●●7:00: Brampton Folk Club. Sunshine on My Shoulders. Carlos Medina, Barry Mulcahy and Joanne Hodgson. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington St. E., Brampton. 905-791-4055. Free with museum admission. ●●8:00: Contaqt. Many Faces: We Are All Marilyns. Part of Queer Pride 2018. Works by John Oswald, Laurence Lemieux, Amnon Wolman, Eve Beglarian and Jerry Pergolesi. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. 416-975-8555. ; /PWYC(st/sr/arts). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Brahms Symphony 1. Bernstein: Three Dances from Fancy Free; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; Brahms: Symphony No.1. Jean- Yves Thibaudet. piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .75–8.00. 6:45: free pre-concert performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists (Jun 14 only). Also Jun 13. Friday June 15 ●●12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Carillon Recital. Scott Allan Orr. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free; donations welcomed. Donations go to the Metropolitan’s carillon renovation project. ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. Four Skies, Four Seasons: Under the Persian Musical Sky. Constantinople; Kayhan Kalhor. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646-4677. ; (Friends). Includes museum admission. ●●9:00: Tone Music Festival/Wavelength & Boiler Records. In Concert. Efrim Manuel Menuck; Fet.Nat; Fresh Snow; Scattered Clouds. Jam Factory, 2 Matilda St. 647-478- 9526. /(adv). All ages. Saturday June 16 ●●11:00am: Luminato Festival. Instruments of Happiness. Brookfield Place, 181 Bay St. 416- 368-4849. Free. Also 12:30pm; 2pm; 2:30pm. ●●12:00 noon: Family Fun Festivals Group. Chinese Family Day 2018. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St., North York. 416- 500-0007. Free. ●●12:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival. Baroque Portraits. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Paz de la Jolla & The Man in Black with Cacti. Music by Bohuslav Martinů, Johnny Cash, Joseph Haydn and others. Justin Peck, choreographer. James Kudelka, choreographer. Alexander Ekman, choreographer. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. -5. Opens Jun 16, 2pm. Runs to Jun 22. Sat/Sun(2pm), Wed-Sat(7:30pm). ●●3:00: Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Student Recital. Palmerston Library Theatre, 560 Palmerston Ave. 1-888-958-2252. . ●●7:00: Link Music Lab. Mohsen Namjoo and Faraualla. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-223-0850. -0. ●●7:00: Tapestry Opera. Tables Turned. Created by Michael Hidetoshi Mori and Nicole Lizée. Carla Huhtanen and Ben Reimer with Nicole Lizée. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery CONTAQT Many Faces We are all Marilyns THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 8PM Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 12 Alexander St, Toronto REGULAR / /PWYC STUDENTS, SENIORS, ARTS WORKERS FEATURING WORKS BY John Oswald and Laurence Lemieux Amnon Wolman Eve Beglarian Jerry Pergolesi Part of Queer Pride 2018 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre June 8-24 BOX OFFICE 416-975-8555 buddiesinbadtimes.com/pride thewholenote.com June 1 - September 7, 2018 | 55

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