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Volume 8 Issue 10 - July/August 2003

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wood Trio. $10. 16 8:00: Solid Gold Seventies: with the Jeans 'n Classics Band and the Festival Orchestra. 18 3:00: In the Mood:. with Swing Shift Big Band .. (advance),(door). Muskoka Lakes Music Festival Port Carling/Gravenhurst/Lake Muskoka, ON 705-765-1048; tickets: .50; Season pass, $105; double pass, 0. Venues: MS Muskoka Sands, Muskoka Rd., Graven· huist; KC Kettles Church, Lake Muskoka; CE The Centre, 3 Bailey St., Port Carling JULY: 13 3:00: Borealis String Quartet. MS 13 8:00: Magic and Moonlight. Or. Alvin Tung, guitar; Jennifer Tung, voice. KC 15 8:00: Ebony and Ivory. Gloria Saarinen, piano. CE 16 8:00: 8 To the Bar. Melissa Stylianou, Jennifer Ryan, Sara Latendress, jazz vocalists. CE 17 8:00: From China with Sax. New World Saxophone Quartet of Sichuen Conservatory of Music. CE 22 8:00: Festival Winds. Oavid Bourque, bass clarinet; James Mason, Brian James, oboe; James McKay, Christian Sharpe, bassoon; James Sonmerville, Neil Spaulding, french horn. CE 23 8:00: Alex Oean, jazz saxophone. CE 24 8:00: Two Nights to Night. Piche Family, East Coast Celtic; Swing Noir; George Grossman Band. Celtic, jazz, swing. CE . 29 8:00: Hanmer Like Honey. Moshe Hamner, violin. CE 30 8:00: Just For You. Oavid Johanns, jazz · piano. CE 31 8:0Q: Rendeivous. Peter Mathers, flamenco guitar and band. CE AUGUST: 05 8:00: Saxophone Gems. Paul Brodie, saxo· phone; Gloria Saarinen, piano. CE 06 8:00: In the Mood. Toronto All-Star Big Band; The Serenaders. CE 07 8:00: Riding the Glory Train. Inner Voice, vocal quartet Nota Bene, chamber singers. CE c i!9P ameruSlCeStlVal Niagara-on·the-Lake, ON 877-MUSFEST or 416-530-4050 tickets: $ 20, unless noted Venues: SM St. Mark's Anglican Church, 41 Byron Ave. ~W Strewn Winery, 1339 Lakeshore Rd.; VP St. Vincent de Paul Church, 73 Picton St.; PE Peller. Estate Winery, 290 John St.; ST Stonechurch Winery, 1270 Irvine Rd., St. Catharines ON; FT Shaw Festival Theatre, Queen St.; CC Chateau des Charmes Winery, 1025 York Rd, St. Oavid' s ON; CH Court House, Queen St.; HM Niagaraon-the-Lake Historical Society Museum; GU Grace United Church. 222 Victoria St.; SA St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 342 Smcoe St. JULY: 29 7:30: Luedeke, Tremain, Parry, Vivaldi. Anne Butler, narrator; Marie Fisher, soprano; Atis Bankas, violin; Oavid Holler, harpsichord; Festi· val Orchestra. ,. SM 30 7:30: Mozart's Operas Without Words. Arias from Oon Giovanni & The Marriage of Figaro; Beethoven: Variations on La ci darem la mano. 'Cacy Ehli, oboe/Engfish horn; Atis Ban- ' 32 kas, violin; Terry Holowach, violin. SW 31 2:00: open rehearsal. Free. SM 31 7:30: Wagner. Siegfried JdyD; Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #5; Goldberg Variations for String Trio. Various performers. SM AUGUST: 01 7:30: Vocal Night. Cilea, Puccini, Bach, Mo· ' zart, Loeffler, Scarlatti, Bizet, Verdi. Marie Fish· er, Vilma Vitols, Narelle Martinez, Maria Bruni, Wayne Line, Pro Arte Ensemble, performers. VP 02 2:00: Harpsichord at Large. Couperin, Han· del, Rameau. Cecille Desrosiers, harpsichord. PE 02 7:30: Romantic Baroque. Handel/Flesch; Vitali/Chabrier; Handel/Halvorsen; Kreisler; Bach/ Busoni. Sadie Fields, A tis Bankas, violins; T eymour Sadykhov, cello; Petras Geniusas, piano; Doug Miller, flute. ST 03 11 :OOpm: Works by Brahms. Marie Fisher, soprano; David Holler, Anya Alexeyev, piano; Mikhail Kopelman, 'violin. f.T 03 1 :00: Pure Baroque. Handel, Leclair, Locatel· Ii. Doug Miller, flute; CeciDe Desrosiers, harpsichord. CC 04 12:00noon: Words and Music. Poetry by poets from the Ontario Poet Society. Music tba. Free. CH 04 7:30: Shaw and Music. Brahrris, Wagrier. Jamie Mainprize, narrator; Narelle Martinez, Marie fisher, sopranos; Mikhail Kopelman, violin; David Holler, Anya Alexeyev, piano. CH 05 7:30: Scarlatti, CPE Bach; R. Strauss. Robert Silverman, Vadim Serebryany, piano; Mikhail Kopelman, violin. SM 06 7:30: Cabaret Night. Bolcom, WeiO, Porter. Vilma Vitols, mezzo-soprano; Janna Korovin, piano; Pro Arte Ensemble. SW 07 7:30: Schoenberg: Klavierstuck Op.23; Brahms: Pieces Op.116; Shostakovich: Piano · Ouintet. Robert Silverman, Karen Enns, pianos; A tis Bankas, Terry Holowach, violins; Spencer Martin, viola; Sharon Prater, cello. SM 08 7:30: Art of the String Quartet. Boccherini, Haydn, Dvorak. Mikhail Kopelman, Juria Bush· kova, violins; Spencer Martin, viola; Eugene Osadchy, cello. VP 09 2:00: Harp Extravaganza. Program tba. Nora Batrnanis, harp. HM 09 7:30: Romancing the Violin. Dvorak, Beethoven, Glier, Rachmaninov; Sarasate, WiJ. Ian. Vladirrir Landsman, Saaie Fields, Atis Bankas, Marta Krechkovsky, violins; Karen Enns, Janna Korovin, piano. ST 10 2:00: Violin Vutuosos. Paganini, Ysaye, · Wieniawsky, Bartol

Stratford Summer Music Stratford, ON. 800-567·1600; www Venues: CH City HaU; AR Avon River; KC Knox Church, Waterloo and Ontario Streets; CR Church Res· taurant. 70 Brunswick St.; AF Avon Rats JULY: 22 12:00noon: Arrival of Johann Sebastian Bach in Stratford. Free. CH steps. 23 11:15am: Maureen Forrester Young Artists Concert. James Westman, baritone. . CH 23 8:00: Avon River Pageant from The Strat· ford BeUe. Free. AR 24 9:30am: Organ Musical: Glenn Gould Meets Bach. . KC 24/25/26/2711:15am: Ben Heppner. . CH 24/25/26/27 12:30: BargeMusic: The Cape Breton SylJllhony. Free. AR 24 2:00: Organ Academy Masterclass Prepara· lion. Free. KC 24 2:00: Young People's Guide to Glenn Gould. !!ya Poletaev. Free. CH 24 11:30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Lucy Peacock, Kyle Blair. . CR 25 9:30am: The Art of the Fugue. Organ recital by Ctvistopher Dawes. $ 20. KC 25 2:00: Organ Academy Masterclass #1, with Ullrich Bohme. Free. KC 25 11:30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Douglas Chamberlain, Stephanie Roth. . CR 26 9:30am: Organ Musical: Glenn Gould Meets Bach. . KC 26 11 :OOam: Organ Academy Masterclass #2. with UDrich Bohme. Free. KC 26 2:00: Youth Prograrming: Vocal Master· class with James Westman. Free. CH 26 2:00: Organ Academy Masterclass #3, with UUrich Bohme. Free. KC 26 11 :30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Dan Chameroy, Michael Therriault. . CR 27 2:00: Organ Academy Masterclass Recital. Free.KC 28 2:00: Organ Recital: Ullrich Bohme. . KC 29 8:00: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Free. AF 30 11:15: Maureen Forrester Young Artists Concert. Robert Gleadow, bass. . CH 30 12:30: BargeMusic: Celtic Offspring. Free. AR 30 11 :30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Dan Chameroy, Michael Therriault. . CR 31 9:30am: Oslo String Quartet #1. . CH 31 11:15am: The Mrs. Bach Show. Mary Lou Fallis. . CH 31 12:30: BargeMusic: BaUybogs. Free. AR 31 4:00: Harry Sorrers Lecture. Tony Urquhart. Free. CH 31 11:30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Lucy Peacock, Kyle Blair. $ 25. CR AUGUST: 01 9:30am: Oslo String Quartet #2. . CH 01/03 11:15am: The Music and Words of Glenn Gould. . CH O 1 12:30: Barge Music: Celtic Offspring. Free. AR 01 11:30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Douglas Chamberlain, Stephanie Roth. $ 25. CR 02 9:30am: Oslo String Ouartet #3. . CH 02 11 :15am: The Mrs. Bach Show. Mary Lou Falfis. . CH 02 12:30: BargeMusic: BaUybogs. Free. AR 02 2:00: Youth Prograrming: Piano Master· class. Free. CH 02 11 :30pm: After-Theatre Cabaret: Stratford Festival Stars salute Broadway. Kyle Blair, Douglas Chamberlain, Dan Charreroy, Lucy Peacock, Stephanie Roth, Michael Therriault. .CR 03 9:30am: Oslo String Quartet #4. . CH 03 12:30: Barge Music: Perth County Pipe Band. Free. AR S m hon in the Barn Concession 2-3, N/E of Durham, ON 519-369-3741; . www tickets: $ 35, unless noted. JULY: 25/26 8:00: Haydn: The Creation. Donna Ellen T rifunovich, soprano; Marcel Beaulieu, bass; TBA-tenor, Christine T eebirdfriday & Nawash First Nations; Michael Scfvnidt, conductor. Haydn's oratorio juxtaposed with Nawash First Nations story of creation as demonstrated through drumming and singing. 27 2:00: Chamber Music. Program tba. ,. AUGUST; 01/02 8:00: Summer Symphonies. Suk: String Serenade; Prokofiev: Classical Symphony; Schubert: Symphony #8. Ernst Dunshirn, con· duct or. 03 2:00: Chamber Music. Program tba. ,. 08 8:00: The Seasons. Vivaldi: Four Seasons; PiazzoDa: Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteiias. Denis Plante, bandoneon; Barbara Glazer, dancer. 09 7:00: The Seasons - A Fundraiser for Symphony in the Barn. See Aug 8. With chef Michael Stadtlander. 10 2:00: Chirnber Music. Program tba. ,. 10 3:00: The Seasons - A Fundraiser for Hand· icapped Village. See Aug 8. Novafis HaU, near Barrie, ON. . 15 8:00: A Beethoven Symphonic Biography. Coriolan Overture; Ah, Perfido; Symphony #6. Donna Ellen T rifunovich, soprano; Ernst Dun· shim, conductor. 16 2:00: Beethoven's Feast. See Aug 15. With food from around the world. Michael Stadt· lander and other chefs. Eigensinn Farm. 17 2:00: Chamber Music. Program tba. ,. Toronto International Chamber Music Festival Studio Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-763-5066;tickets:416-872-1111; tickets: ,; Gala & Reception: ,; Passes available. July 3 to July 6: For details see CONCERT LISTINGS, p.21 Westben Arts Festival Theatre The Barn, 3 km NW of C31JllbeUford, ON on County Rd. 30 705-653-5508, 877-883-5777; subscriptions available July: 01 7:00: Beethoven, Raclvnaninoff. Thomas Wiebe, cello; Brian Finley, piano. -. 05 2:00: Octet-a-Tete. String quartets, Men· delssohn Octet. Stephen Sitarski, Sophie Drouin, Douglas Perry, Thomas Wiebe and oth· er perforrrers. -. 06 2:00: See July 5 08 7:00: Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Blu· menfield. Philip Thomson, piano. -. 11 7:00: Horizon Youth Concert. Piano. $10. 12 2:00: Strike Up the Band! Hannaford Street Silver Band; Howard Cable, conductor. -. 13 2:00: See July 12. 15 7:00: Art Songs, opera excerpts, piano so· los, Broadway tunes. Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Finley, piano. -. 18 7:00: Horizon Youth Concert. Voice. $10. 19 2:00: Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge; other works. Michael Burgess, tenor, Dama Bennett, soprano; Brian F111ley, piano; Borealis String Ouartet. -. 20 2:00: See July 19. 22 7:00: Ives: Concord Sonata; other works. Douglas Finch, piano. - 24/26/27 2:00: West End at Westben. T rilute to London's West End. Donna Bennett, soprano; Louise W111ter, mezzo; Mark DuBois, tenor, Ger· aid F111ley, baritone. -. 25/26 7:00: See July 24. SUMMER MUSIC IN THE WEST by Paul Grind/ay Welcome to WholeNote's first organized look at goings-on in the Western Musical Scene - something of a milestone, to be sure! Time for a road trip, or a summer visit to your long-lost college roommate in Vancouver? Already planning a westward swing? This should whet your appetite for making music a part of what you do. Believe me, there is no shortage of Summer Festivals and concerts to get enthusiastic about. Please excuse the brevity, and take full advantage of the phone numbers and websites to find out all you need to know. Let's start westernmost in Victoria and work eastwards across the Rockies into Alberta ... The Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Festival, July 7-18 250-386-5311 Lectures, masterclasses and recitals with Jean StilweR, Tlll10thy Vernon, Leslie Uyeda, Loma Mac­ Donald, and Rena Sharon, among others. Events take place in the Robin and Wlflifred Wood Recit· al and Afix Goolden Halls at the Conservatory on 907 Pandora Ave. "Symphony Splash" with Victoria Symphony Orchestra, August 3 250-385-9771 .Symphonic favourites on a barge in Victoria's inner harbour. This year's concert features their brand new, young Canadian maestra, Tania Mill· er (who remains assistant conductor of the Van· couver SYIJllhony for the 2003/4 season, before devoting her energies exclusively to the new music (iirwtnrshin in 7nn4i!il Sign up now at The North Toronto Institute of Music • NEW! Jazz Program • NEW! Scene Study and Acting • Private Lessons & Theory Classes Festival Artspring. August 1·22 866-537-2102 Classical, folk and jazz music, theatre, comedy, and appearances by Russell Braun, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Boreas String Ouartet and Ensemble Clement Janequin at several venues on beautiful Salt Spring Island. Vancouver Chamber Music Festival, July 23-August 1 604002-0363 10 concerts, outdoor and fanily events at Crofton House School (3200 West 41 st Ave.) and at UBC featuring the Borealis and Borrorreo Quartets, the Leopold String Trio, Jonathan Bfiss, Stephen Osborne and Phil6ppe Magnan, to narre a few. Vancouver Early Music Festival, July 27-August 17 004-732-1610 Various concerts at UBC (often with pnH:oncert introductions) by such early music greats as PatJ O'Dette, Stephen Stubbs, Alison Melville, Jacob Heringman, Marc DestruM and EOen Hargis. Festival Vancouver, August 4-17 604688-1152 hitp:// A SIJl11ltuous musical smorgasbord! 50 concerts in 14 days, featuring such world-renowned per· formers as Helmut Rilling. Russell Braun with Nathalie Pau6n, Myung-Wha Chung. Naida Cole, Andrew Dawes, Ofiver Gar111on, Daniel Taylor and Suzie LeBlanc, at several downtown and universi· tyvenues. Okanagan Mozart Festival, Kelowna, July 17-27 Indoor and outdoor concerts of music by Mozart and contemporaries, featuring many Canadian performers. Musical instruction by highly qualified tea in the heart of Toronto July 1 - September 7 2003

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