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Volume 6 Issue 10 - July/August 2001

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  • August
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Tues-Sat 8:30; Wed, Sat

Tues-Sat 8:30; Wed, Sat & Sun 2:30:Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge. 416-872-1212. ' -. Mirvish Productions. The Full Monty. Broadway musical. Book: Terrence McNally; music & lyrics: David Yazbek; director: Jack O'Brien. To July 15, Tues-Sat 8:00; Wed, Sat & Sun 2:00. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. Mirvish Pro,ductions. The lion King. Stage ,musical of Disney's 1994 animated feature. To September 30. Princess of Wales Th~atre, 300 King St. West. 416-872-1212. to 5. Opera Mississauga. Verdi: Rigoletto. Concert version. Silvia Dalla Benetta & other , performers; Dwight Bennett, artistic & general director. July 14 & 17, 8:00. .. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive. .905-306-6000. -,-(sr/st). Shaw Festival. Coward: Shadow Play. David Savoy, director; Patrick R. Brown & Patty Jamieson, performers. To September , 2~. Royal George Theatre, Picton St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 800-5l 1-7429. · . , Shaw Festival. Holmes: The Mystery of Edwin Orood. Denpis Garnhum, director; Paul Sportelli, musical director; Neil Barclay, Micheal Guerin, Blythe Wilson & Tracy Michailidis.' performers. To Octobe,r 27.,Royal George Theatre, Picton St., Niagara-on-the­ Lake. 800.511 ,1429_ -. St. Lawrence Stage Company. Dads! The Musical Written & directed by Robert More; musical direction by Tom Doyle. July 5· 7, 10- , 14, 17-20: 8:00; July 6, 11, 12, 18, 19: 2:00; · July 7, 14,21: 3:00. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 877-342- 7122, 613-342-7122. , .50(sr), (st), (family). St. Lawrence Stage Company. little Shop of Horrors. Written by Howard Ashman & Alan Menken; directed by Adam Furfaro; Steve. Thomas; musical director; Michelle Carbery, choreographer. July 26-28,31, ' August 1-4,7'11, 14·18: 8:00; July 28, August 4, 11, 18: 3:00; August 1,2,8,9, 15, 16: 2:00. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 877-342-7122, 613-342- ,7122. , (sr),(st), (family). St. Lawrence Stage Compa.ny. You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Written by Charles Shultz and Charles Gesner; directed by Adam Furfaro; Gilles Levac, musical director; Micheile Carbery, chO~eographer. August 29- 31,September 1: 7:00; September 1,2: 3:00; September 3: 2:00. Brockville Arfs Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 877-342- 7122, 613-342-7122. ,.50. Stratford Summer Music. Jonah. Created by Murray Schafer and Friends; Performers: travelling group from Sackville; NB.; Mary Connolly, director .. Musical dramatic work based on a biblical story. July 29 & 30: 10:30pm. Knox Church, corner· of Ontario & Waterloo, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. . Stratford Summer Music. The,lncredible Adventures of Mary.Jane Mosquito. Written, co]11posed & played by Tomson Highway; Patricia Cano, chanteuse; directed by Andrey,. r================================= Bass-baritone and Tenor Lead Positions Available St. Andrew's United Church, located at Yonge and Bloor Streets, has an opening for one baritone and one tenor lead for the 2001-2002 season. With a core of ··professional singers, the choir covers a .wide selection of music. Good sight-reading skills are requisite for this position. Recital opportunities are also available. This is an ideal position for singers with other ,commitments as there are no midweek rehearsals. For further information: please contact Music Director'Dexter , Roberts at 416-929-0811. . CALL FOR VOLUNTEER SINGERS: Would you like to sing in a cnoir but are not able to commit to a weekly rehearsal because you are too busy? Perhaps you are a music graduate who would like to ke.ep up their sight-reading skills. St. Andrew's United Church may .be the place for you. We are also seekiQg volunteer choristers who can read music already or can pick up new music quickly to join our choir. Sopranos with clear, fight voices are particularly encouraged to join. If you think you may be interested in jo~ning us, please call Music Director Dexter Roberts at 416-929-0811. Tarasiuk. Children's play with music. August 2 & 3: 2:00. City Hall Auditorium, Stratford. 1 ~800-567-1600. Free (ticket required). Sunshine Festival Theatre Company. Hank Williams & Patsy Cline. A musical tribute by Chris McHarge and Colin Stewart. August 7- 9, 14-16: 2:30; August 8-11.15-18: 8:00. . Orillia Opera House, 17 A Mississaga St. West, Orillia. 705-326-8011. ,; Theatre' Orangeville. Moments'To Remember. Musical revue of the 30's, 40's and 50's. Voices of Showtime. August 18: 8:00; August 19: 2:00. 87 Broadway, Orangeville. 800-424-1295, 519:924-3423. ,. Theatre Orangeville's Orange Grove Youth Programs. Into the Woods. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. August 23-25. 87 Broadway, Orangeville. 800-424-,1295, 519-924-3423. TrypTych Productions/Fringe Festival. Poulenc/Cocteau: la Voix Humaine. Edward Franko, stage director; William Shookholl, I. Sl1!JiP, Tuttle, Conductor music director. July 5: 11 :30pm; July 6: \ 9:30pm; July 7: 2:00; July 10: 7:30; July 12: 3:30; July 14: 5:30; July 15: 8:30. Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 416-763-5066. TrypTych Productions/Summerworks Festival. Menotti: The Medium. Vanessa Grant, Melanie C~nly, Pedro Guevara-Mann, Gisele Kulak &.other performers; Edward Franko, stage director; William Shookholl, music director. Aug 4 & 5: 5:00; Aug 6: · 9:30pm; Aug 8: 8:30; Aug 10: 11 pm; Aug 12: 8:00. Artwotd Theatre, 75 Portland St. 416- 408-2783. UNI Theatre. Come Sail Away. August 21· 26: 8:00. (Possible extended run into Sept). Clarke Hall, 161 Lakeshore Rd. West, Mississauga. 905-271-1631. . UNI Theatre. The Fat lady Sings .. .! Variety show of music, dance, song, performance art & more. Hosts: The Imponderables. July 1: 7:00. Clarke Hall, 161 .Lakeshore Rd. West, Port Credit. 905-271-1631. $10. 2001-2002 SUBSCRIPTION SERIES 2(J111 ANNIVERSARY SEASON Fridays at 8:00 p.m, at Grace Church on-the-Hill except December 14: Saint Thomas's Church, 8:00 p,m. October 26 December-14 March 8 May 10 }na~20tli )lnOxfora 9rfonteverdi'.s

Comprehensive Concert Listings, July 1 to August 31 Sunday July 01 - 12:00 noon: Etobicoke Community Co~cert Band. Canada Day Celebrations. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Showmobile, Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd. · 416-410-1570. - 1 :30: Etobicoke Swing Orchestra. Rotary Ribfest. Top tunes of the Big Band era. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd. 416-410-1570. Free. , - 2:00 to 11 :OOpm: Harbourfront Centre. Canada Day Concerts. Performers include: • Arrogant Worms, Tri-Continental, Puentes Readers please note: plans change; & we make mistakes! Please use the phone numbers provided lo call ahead. For full music theatre listings, see pages 15-16. For events "further afield" see page 22-23. For out-of-town festivals see Festival Listings pages 24-30. For "Honourable Mention" and "Too late to list" see page 30. Show Tunes. Ron Clayson, conductor. Little Park, Little Avenue & Weston Roacj. 416-· 292-4646. Free. Wednesday July 04 Marches, traditional, Broadway, TV & , popular music. Bobby Herriot, director. Band Gazebo, Mill Pond Park, Mill & Trench Sts., Richmond Hill. 416-223-7152. Free. , - 8:00: Christ Church Deer Park. Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge in Concert. Music by Koda.ly, Britten, Gibbons, Faure & others. Dr. David Rowland, director. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 ext.28. ,. , - 8:00: Sinfonia Toronto. Three Sisters Play Beethoven Triple. Mozart: Exultate Jubilate; Beethoven: Concerto. for Violin, Piano & Cello; Mirzoyan: Sinfonia for Strings and Timpani. Aline Kutan, coloratura soprano; Ouzounian Trio; Nurhan Arman, conductor. George Weston Recital Hall,.5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. -. -;- 11 :30pm: TrypTych Productions/Fringe Festival. Poulenc/Cocteau: la VoixHumaine. Edward Franko, stage director; William · Shookhoff, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 416-763-5066. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Brothers, Divine Earth Essence. York Quay _ 12:00 noon: Metropolitan United Centre, 235Queens Quay West. 416-973- ·Church. Summer in the Park: Carillon 3000. Free. concert. Gerald Martindale, carillonneur. The - 3:00: Summer Music in the Garden. park, 56 Queen St. East at Church St. 416- Hig/J Pa;k Choirs (Toronto} and De Kickers . , 363-0331 ext.22. Free. (The Classic Frogs} youth choir. Music by _ 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Square/ Bach, Vivaldi, Brahms, Fitzgerald; selections Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Puentes from Broadway musicals. Music Garden, Brothers. Jraditional c'uban. 100 Queen.St. 475 Queen's Quay West. 416-973-3000. West. 416-395-0490. Free. Free. - 12:30: Metropolitan United Churc~. - 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Summer in the ('ark. Steve Paul Simms. The Canada Day Celebration. Music by Lavallee, park, 56 Queen St. East at Church St. 416, Beethoven, Gluck, Rossini arr. Britten, · 363-0331 ext.22. Eree. Vaughan Williams & Elgar. Christopher _ 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Seaman, conductor. Centre Island stage. Band. Twilight Concert-in-the.Park. Tunes 416-593-4828. PWYC (suggested O· from stage, screen & the Big Band era. John adults, ,children). Edward Liddle, conductor. Applewood - 7:00: UNI Theatre. The Fat lady Sings ...! Homestead, 450 The West Mall. 416-410- Variety show of music, danc~. song, 1570. Free. , Friday July 06 performance art & more. Hosts: The _ 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.· Imponderables. Clarke Hall, 161 Lakeshore Independence Day Celebration. Music by - 12:00 noon: Metropolitan United . Rd. West, Port Credit. 905-271-1631. $10. [avallee, Bernstein, Barber, Copland & Church. Summer in the Park. The Mood - 9:30: Harbourfronf Centre. Susan Dvorak. Franklin Pierce Huddle Jr, narrator; - Swingers. The park, 56 Queen St. East at Aglukark. Blend of traditional lnuk folklore Christopher Seaman, conductor. Centre Island Church St. 416-363.-0331 ext.22. Free. with country roots. 8:00 opener: John stage. 416-593-4828. PWYC (suggested '- 1 :30: Dualtone/Toronto Fringe Festival. Millard & Happy Day. Norigim Stage, 235 $10-adults, -children). Prima Donna. By Arthur Benjamin. The show Bunston, Oliver Henderson, Katie Mead & Heather Shaw, performers; Gabrielle Kemeny, director. Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College St. 416-966-1062. For complete run see music theatre listings. - 4:00: Oakville Jazz Festival. PerfoITT1- ances to midnight. Performers include: Steve Koven Trio; Greg Bush Quintet; Jimmy Smith Group; Tyler Yarema. Towne Square Stage, Oakville. 905-844-4520. - 5:30: Oakville Jazz Festival. Performances all evening. Performers include: Nikki SUMMER SUNDAYS at St. Jam es' Cathedral - Brennan Szafron Christopher Dawes Michael Bloss . Timothy eyper Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. Free. _ 7:30: Church of St. Martin in-the-Fields. t~a:t:pu~t~th~e~so~a~p:ba:c~k~in~to:o~pe~ra:·:_· __ Jlllll~lllll! Monday July 02 '""' 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. ·Music Monday Concert: Songs and Duets. Music by Steffani, Milhaud, Schumann, Lawes; Sullivan & Sondheim. Jay Lambie,. tenor; Lucy Carrick-Wedeli soprano; Bruce Waddesdon School Choir, Orchestra, Band & PijJer. Light classical, jazz & traditional Scottish music .. 151 Glenlake Ave. 416-767- 7491.Free. Thursday July 05 _ 12:00 noon: Metropolitan United Kirkpatrick Hill, piano. 10 Trinity Square. Church. Summer in the Park. Jenni Burke. 416-598-4521. PWYC (suggested donation The park, 56 Queen St. East at Church St. , ). 416-363-0331 ext.22. Free. - 2:00 to 4:30: Harbourfront Centre. Grrrl _ 3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. _ Folk. Paying tribute to the contemporary · Smetana: Dance of the Comedians; Rolfe: women of folk music. Performers include: Mechanical Danny and How He Saved The Andrea Koziol, The Be Good Tariyas, Martina Children (TSO Millennium Commission); Sorbara, Ember Swift, Mia Sheard & Jenny Beethoven: Turkish March; Campbell arr. Whiteley. Norigen Stage, 235 Queens Quay Fenwick: Anne of Green Gables, Act I Ballet West. 41,6-973-3000. Free. Sequence; Stravinsky: music from Firebird. Tuesday July 03 Barbara Budd, host & narrator; Errol Gay, conductor. Centre Island stage. 416-593- 4828. PWYC (suggested $10-adults, - - 12:00 noon: Metropolitan United children). . Church. Summer in the fia;k_ Wayne St. - 7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Lori John. The park, 56 Queen St. East at Church Freedman, clarinets. Evening of free St. 416-363-0331 ext.22. Free. , improvisation. Musi~ Garden, 475 Q~een's - 7:00: Toro·nto Symphony Orchestra. Quay West. 416-973-3000. Free. Tchaikovsky: Polonaise & Waltz from - 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Eugene Onegin; R. Strauss: Horn Conce(to . Tchaikovsky: Polonaise & Waltz from Eugene #1; Beethoven: Symphony #7. Fredrick Onegin; R. Strauss: Horn Concerto #1; Rizner, trench horn; Christopher Seaman, Beethoven: Symphony #7. Fredrick Rizner, conductor. Harbourfront Centre stage. 416- trench horn; Christopher Seaman, conductor. 593-4828. PWYC (suggested $10-adults, Centre Island stage. 416-593-4828. PWYC · -children). , (suggested $10-adults, -children). ' - ~:00 : Weston Silver Band. The Magic of - 7:30: Thornhill Community Band. ~usan Black, Andrew Bolton, Marcia July 2: Jay Lambie, tenor; L~cy Carrfck-Wedel, soprano; Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, piano · 1 July 9: Tone Art En~emble - Piazzollo_: Histoire du Tango and other Symetries July 17:. Polokwane Choral Society on tour from South Africa - • toth Anniversary Reception · July 23: Andrew Ager, New Compositions July 30: Les Delices de la Solitude - Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon and PaulJenkins, ~arpsichord Aug. 6: John Edwards - Music for Lute Solo Aug. 13: Susan Hookong Taylor and friends-in original music from her debut CD and an upcoming recording Aug. 20: Hampton Avenue Vocal Ensemble - Aug. 27: Darbazis Kalebi - Music oft.he Georgian Republic Sept. 3: I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble - Touring Programme Pay what you can (suggested donation to the performers) Phone: 416-5~8-4521 Fax: 416-598-1432 JULY 1, 2001 ~ ·A U G U ST 31, 2001 wholenote 17

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