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Volume 12 - Issue 10 - July/August 2007

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CONCERT LISTINGSToronto & GTAIn this issue: Metro Toronto, Brampton, Markham,Mississauga, Oakville, Pickering, Thornhill.Concerts beyond the GTA PAGE 30Music Theatre/Opera/Dance PAGE 33Summer Festivals PAGE 35Jazz in the Clubs PAGE 46Announcements/Workshops/Etcetera PAGE 48Performers and repertoire change!Events are sometimes postponed or cancelled.Call ahead to confirm details with presenters.Toronto & GTA: Special NoteWith the coming of summer, many concerts that would otherwise appear in this section have insteadbeen listed in the Summer Festivals section, to allow the reader to get an overall sense of eachfestival For each day marked "See also Festival Chart page 35 "please consult the SummerFestivals chart. locate the column in the chart for a desired date and you will see which festivals havean event that day, then turn to the festivals of interest for further information.Sunday July 01See also Festival Chart page 35- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jazz & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. SummerSundays. Handel flute sonatas. Laura Chambers,flute; Andrew Ager, organ. 65 Church St. 416·364· 7865 x224. Free.- 4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. TheShoestring Magic Flute. Based on Mozart; familyintroduction to opera.Toronto Music Garden, 4 75Queens Quay West. 416-9734000. Free.*weather permitting*- 8:00: Panasonic Theatre. Menopause Outloud! Book & lyrics by Jeanie Linders. JayneLewis, Nicole Robert, Cynthia Jones, Rose Ryan&Jenny Hall, performers. 651 Yonge St. 416·872-1111 . .95. For complete run see musictheatre listings.- 9:00pm & 10:15pm: Mezzetta Restaurant.Toronto Jazz Festival. Mike Murley Trio.681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687. $10.Qnct"f '('l>'1e/~Art ~Monday July 02See also Festival Chart page 35- 12:15: Music Mondays at Church of theHoly Trinity.Julian Knight, viola; Jan Plecash,piano. Schubert: Sonata in a, D.821 (Arpeggione);Mozart: Sonata in e, K.304; miniatures by Sitt.10 Trinity Square (behind Eaton Ctr). 416-598-4521 x304. Donation, suggested min.Tuesday July 03- 7:00: Inspirational Impressions. InspirationalMusic in the Park: Canada Day. MichelleJones with WIM Dancers; The Covenant HouseBand; & others. Gage Park, 49 Main St. South,Brampton. 416-885-0551. Free.- 7:00: Oakville Wind Orchestra. CoronationPark Summer Series. Chris Arthurs, conductor.Coronation Park Bandshell, Lakeshore Rd.East of 3rd Line, Oakville. 905-466-9306. Free,donations accepted.- 7:30: Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation.Tuesday Night live!: Toronto Accolades.Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre (Rain: Earl BalesCommunity Centre), Earl Bales Park, 4169Bathurst St. 416-395-7673. Free.July 1 to Oct 1, 2007Toronto Islandwww.soundtravels.caSound Travels Festival of Sound Art Performances, TO Electroacoustic Symposium416-910-7231; SOUNDwalks, Indoor and Outdoor Installations:;: "' ---=~ TAl'-.vt:lf SOC/\l':Jfili.lrJ ~~-?~! l•I ~~.":~ ~7'.,."° '.t, f::!· .~~._, ';;:;',.!.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. TheStrawbs. 2261Dundas St. West. 416-531 -6604. ;(adv).Wednesday July 04See also Festival Chart page 35- 12:30: Yonge-Dundas Square. SummerSerenades: Matt Andersen. Blues, roots & rock.Yonge & Dundas Sts. 416-979-9960. Free.- 7:30: Artists' Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Garden Salon Concerts: The ChoirGirlz. Folk,roots, comedy. The Garden, 345 Balliol St. 416·487-0705. $10. *RAIN or SHINE*- 8:30: Hugh's Room. The Strawbs. See Jul3.Thursday July 05See also Festival Chart page 35- 7:00: Brampton Downtown BusinessAssociation. Thursday Night Concert Series: RKSound Everywhere -Tribute to Dixie. Gage Park,49 Main St. S, Brampton. 905-874-2936. Free.- 7:00: City of Pickering. Waterfront Concert:Peter Smith Jazz Ouartet. Latin-jazz &traditional South American melodies. MillenniumSquare Park, bottom Liverpool Rd. South, Pickering.905420-4660 x2096. Free.- 7:00: Dusk Dances. Dusk Dances 2007Festival" Firgrove Park (Jane/Finch Neighbourhood/.Ten-minute site-specific pieces; works byLua Chayenne & Roshanak Jaberi, Nova Bhattacharya/LouisLaberge-Cote, Baby Boyz, CORPUS,& Danny Grossman Dance Company. Variousdancers & musicians; Band: Ngoma; Lisa AnneRoss, host. South of Finch on Firgrove Cres. 416-747-5616. PWYC. For complete run see musictheatre listings.July 2July 9July 16July 23July 30Aug.6Aug. 13Aug. 20Aug. 27Sept. 3- 7:00: Summer Music in the Garden.Aruna Narayan. Classical North Indian ragas on40-string sarangi. Nitin Mitta, tabla; AkshayKalle, tanpura. Toronto Music Garden, 475Queens Quay West. 416-9734000. Free.*weather permitting*- 8:00: Harbourfront Centre/Music Africa.World Routes 2007: Toumani Diabate's SymmetricOrchestra. Malian kora master. HarbourfrontCentre Concert Stage, York QuayCentre, 235 Queens Quay West. 416-9734000.; (adv); limited seating, licensed.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. The Bills. 2261 DundasSt. West.416-531-6604. ; (adv).- 9:00pm: Small World Music/ComPositionsMusic & Communications. SummerworldFestival-Folklore Urbano.Traditional &modem Colombian rhythms, world music & Latinjazz. 12-piece ensemble, Pablo Mayor, bandleader/pianistlcomposer/arranger.Lula Lounge, 1585Dundas St. West. 416-631 4311. ;(adv).Friday July 06See also Festival Chart page 35- 7:00: Ontario Steelpan Association.Canboulay Panboulay. George Weston RecitalHall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-872-1111. ,.- 8:00: Small World Music/ComPositionsMusic & Communications. SummerworldFestival· Henrik Muerkens & Toronto SambaJazz Connection. Muerkens: chromatic harmonica/vibraphone.416-6314311. ; (adv).- 8:00: Yonge-Dundas Square. GlobalGrooves: Nick ''Brownman"Ali & CRUZAO.Yonge & Dundas. 416-979-9960. Free.- 8:30: Hugh's Room. Carrie Rodriguez. 2261Music MondaysJulian KnightJan PlecashAllen PulkerElena TchernaiaBill WestcottViolaPianoFlutePianoPianoAndrea Gerhardt SopranoThomas FrankeBaritonePaul JenkinsPianoAnatolly Kurpriych BassoonElna TchernalaPianoZelda TurnerSoprano (debut)Sue Crowe Connolly ContraltoKonrad HarleyPianoFrank HorvatPiano &ComposerEnsemble La RotaSarah BarnsSopranoTobie Miller Recorder, Hurdy Gurdy, SopranoEmilie BrulevielleEsteban LaRotta Lute, Harp, TenorAnya & Stephen Mallinger Violin & Pianoautorickshaw"Made in Canada"For more information contact 589-4521 x222toro ntdartsbou nci I22 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM J ULY 1 - S EPTEM BER 7 2007

Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604. ;(adv).- 9:00pm: Association of ImprovisingMusicians Toronto/Arraymusic. LeftoverDaylight Series. Jazz & improvised music.Arraymusic Studio, Suite 218 (rear door), 60Atlantic Ave. 416-539-8752. - O(slidingscale).- 9:00pm: Small World Music/ComPositionsMusic & Communications. SummerworldFestival· Wax Poetic, w/ Rhymestone andDJ Medicineman. World trip-hop, llhan Ersahin,tenor/keys/leader. rapper Evren, Rachael Berry, &others; Inda-Arabic dub to Afro-Latin funk. TheSupennarket. 268 Augusta Ave. 416-631-4311.; $10(adv).Saturday July 07See also Festival Chart page 35- 2:00: Choralairs of North York. 44thClosing Concert. Broadway, pop & folk songs.Earl Bales Park Community Centre Social Hall,4169 Bathurst St. 416-631-0029. Free.- 7:00: Bravo International/Singers onStage. Come a Little Closer .•. for a jazz journey.Works by Villa Lobos, Piazzola, Chopin, Niemen,Porter, Legrand, Komeda, & others. Marek Salata,John Alcorn, jazz vocals; Margaret Maye,mezzo-soprano; The Jazz Ensemble; TorontoSinfonietta Strings. Isabel Bader Theatre, UofT,93 Charles St. West.416-892-7799. ;(sr/st). Benefit for Epilepsy Research atUniversity ofT oronto.- 8:00: Opera by Request Humperdinck'sHansel and Gretel. Concert version with piano, inGennan. Gillian Grossman, Trish Roach, PaulaWickberg, Jesse Clark, singers; children's ensemblefrom the studio of Marion Samuel Stevens;William Shookholl, pianist/music director.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-455-2365. ; (sr/st).- 8:00: Shallaway (Newfoundland &Labrador Youth in Chorus). Ann and Seamus-A Chamber Opera. Words &music by StephenHatfield, direction & production design by JillianKeiley, based on the verse novel by Kevin Major;shipwreck, courage, heroism, and love in 1828Newfoundland. Shallaway, Susan Knight. founder/artistic director. Premiere Dance Theatre,Queen's Quay Tenninal, Harbourfront Centre,207 Queens Quay West. 416-973-4000. -. For complete run see music theatre listings.Sunday July 08See also Festival Chart page 35- 11 :30am & 1 :30: Free Times Cate. TheFlying Bu/gars Trio at the "Bella Did Ya Eat?"Jewish Brunch. Rootsy Yiddish Klezmer music.David Buchbinder, trumpet; Tania Gill, piano;Victor Bateman, bass. 320 College St. 416-967-1078. .95, brunch incl.- 2:00: City of Pickering. Treble in the ParkOutdoor Concert Series: Brian Rose Little BigBand. 10-piece band with 30's & 40's favouritesto hits of today. Esplanade Park, City Hall, 1 theEsplanade, Pickering. 905-420-4660 x2096.Free.- 4:00: Association of Improvising MusiciansToronto/Now Lounge. Jall & ImprovisedMusic. Showcasing local talent. NowLounge, 189 Church St. 416-769-2841..- 4:00: St. James' Cathedral. SummerSundays. Vivaldi organ concertos. Andrew Ager,organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865 x224. Free.- 7:00: City of Mississauga. Sunset ConcertSeries. Time approximate, at sunset. Port CreditAnd,be sure to visit Artists' gardens- living in~tallations acrossHarbourfront Centre that challenge traditional ideas about gardening.J U LY 1 - S EP TE M BER 7 2007WWW .THEWHOLENOTE. COM

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