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Volume 12 - Issue 9 - June 2007

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THIECOLLiNGWOOOMUSIC fESTIVAlJuly 7 ·Aug. 12Summer Concert SeriesGRYPHON TRIOSaturday, July 7, 7:30 pmSKYE CONSORTmusic of the Langue D'ocFriday, July 13, 7:30 pmfit!.\'"\.1.·11 g ,\ALMA PETCHERSKYSpanish classical pianoThursday, July 19, 7:30pmRICHARD WHITEMANJAZZ TRIOFriday, July 20, 7:30 pmTHE INTERNATIONALCHAMBER ENSEMBLEThursday, July 26, 7:30 pmCHINESE ANDTIBETAN MUSICThursday, Aug, 2, 7:30 pmQUARTETTO GELATOFriday, Aug. 3, 7:30 pmCANADIAN BRASSSunday, August 12, 7:30 pm1-888-283-1712www .collingwoodmusicfestival.comFiesta del Sol '07:Celebration of LatinAmerican CultureVictoria Park, London, ONA vibrant offshoot of Sunfest,Fiesta de! Sol returns to VictoriaPark on a new weekend thissummer (August 24-26, 2007)under the auspices of a separateorganizing committee. London'spopular Latin festival showcasesthe rich tradition ofarts foundthroughout North, South & CentralAmerica, and the Caribbean.It's a grand opportunity toenjoy performances by over 20 ofCanada's most accomplishedprofessional artists in a full rangeof both popular and lesser knownmusic and dance genres, includingsalsa, merengue, tango, flamenco,tropical rock, mariachi,Afro-Cuban, Andean, samba, andLatin jazz.As well as spicy music anddance, Fiesta de! Sol '07 willshowcase over 100 food and craftvendors of the same Latin Americandiversity.Hours: Fri: 6-llpm; Sat&Sun: Noon - llpm. Admission isFREE (Donations gratefully accepted!)August 24-26www.sunfest.on.ca519-672-1522Grand River BaroqueFestivalAyr & Cambridge, ONCome and enjoy three days ofwonderful Baroque music inAyr,Ontario,just one hour west ofToronto.The venue is a beautiful rusticbarn and a gorgeous church bothwith startling acoustics under theartistic direction of Mr. KevinMallon.Works include music by Bach,Rameau and contemporary Quebeccomposer Mathieu Lussier inconcert featuring trumpeter GuyFew and bassoonistNadinaMackie Jackson. As well as allthis we have Handel's epic masterpieceIsrael in Egypt and a lectureby the inimitable GordonGreen and a tasty picnic.This is music that will make yousmile all summer. Audience membersare invited to attend a receptionfollowing evening concerts.June 15-17Huntsville Festival ofthe ArtsAlgonquin Theatre, TrinityChurch and other venuesaround Huntsville, ON"one of the finest performingarts festivals in the Province"The Huntsville Festival of theArts is celebrating their fifteenthseason of providing top notch local,National, and Internationalartists on their stage. From its beginningsthe Festival has grownand diversified to present artisticofferings in the fields of jazz, pop,choral, Celtic, country, orchestral,and classical music as well astheatre, written word, poetry, andthe visual arts.2007 will see a continuation ofthis successful schedule with thepresentation of Canadian folk legendBruce Cockburn, The JimCuddy Band, Festival favouriteBruce CockburnJohn McDermott, Michael Burgess,rock group Lighthouse andmuch more. For the fifteenthstraight season Maestro KerryStratton will conduct an orchestraat the Festival, this year leadingthem in a tribute to Last Night atthe Proms. Other featured classicalperformers in recital are BaritoneRussell Braun and Canadian pianistAndre Laplante.Adding to the program's diversityare The African Guitar Summitt,Perla Battalla, former singer withLeonard Cohen, and RichardWood, one of the East Coast's finestfiddlers and stepdancers.July4-22www.huntsvillefestival.on.caBox Office: 1-705-789-4975;Info: 1-705-788-2787;or 1-800-663-2787Kincardine SummerMusic FestivalKincardine, ONFor 16 years a unique combinationof professional public evening conwww.grbf.cacerts and daytime classes has800-265-8977 (Box Office)WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM JU NE 1 -JULY 7 2007

made the Kincardine Summer MusicFestival a prime destination forconcert goers as well as musiciansof all ages and proficiency from allover North America.One of the largest Music Festivalsin Ontario, KSMF is an annualtwo-week event.The Hilario Duran Trio presents"Afro-Cuban Rhythms"Jazz program Artistic DirectorAlex Dean, sax, welcomes thefamous Guido Basso, flugelhom,with Barry Elmes, Mike Malone,Dave McMurdo, Brian Dickinson,Pat Collins, Lome Lofsky, and LisaMartinelli, plus Blues guitarist RickFines with Suzie Vinnick, Bluesvocals, and Carlos Del Junco,Blues harmonica.Chamber Music Artists in ResidenceArthur-LeBlancStringQuartet and Peter Allen, are joinedby guest artists Jasper Wood, violinvirtuoso and the Trillium BrassQuintet.The KSMF daytime classes offer18 excellent instrumental and vocalprograms, from 5 to 7 days inlength, for all ages, experience andabilities.Beautiful Lake Huron location, awelcoming community and the finestquality musical opportunitiesmake this event unbeatable.August 5-18www.ksmf.ca519-396-9716 or 866-453-9716Montreal BaroqueFestivalMontreal, QCA four day extravaganza of musicleading you "From Heaven toHell"! From June 22nd-25th, in OldMontreal, the divine and the malignwill be expressed through the colourfulmusical repertoire of theI 7th and 18th centuries.Featuring sacred and secularmusic by Monteverdi, Maute,Bach, Buxtehude, Biber, Boumanand even some Vivaldi, satanicsackbuts and a heavenly harp willshare the stages with fiery fiddlesand voluptuous viols!To celebrate it's 5th edition andthe birth of opera, the festival includesan audacious production ofMonteverdi's L'Orfeo, which wasfirst performed in 1607! The fabulousDarling Foundry sets thescene for this operatic tragedy,with the brilliant British tenor,Charles Daniels, taking the role ofthe hapless Orfeo. Montreal composer,Matthias Maute will finishthe opera as never heard before!Old Montreal will be vibrant withthe sounds of Baroque music at theGrand Parade, the Baroque Fayre,the many concerts, masterclasses,discussions and Festival Cafewhere audience and musicians mixfor late night drinks and jam sessions!June22-25www.montrealbaroque.com514-845-7171 or 1-800-845-7171Music at SharonSharon Temple National HistoricSite, Sharon, ON"Music at Sharon" is a 5-concert,Sunday afternoon series in theacoustically superb 175-year-oldSharon Temple, northeast of Newmarket.Featured are JacquesIsraelievitch, Teng Li, WinonaZelenka, Judy Loman, and SusanHoeppner in a French-themed programfor violin, viola, cello, harpand flute (June 3 ); the Elora FestivalSingers in a program includingJohn Beckwith 's Sharon Fragments(June 10); the Russian piano virtuosoNikolai Demidenko (June17); cellist Yegor Dyachkov andpianist Jean Saulnier in a programincluding the world premiere ofMichael Oesterle's TheAgate Rosary(June 24); and The NathanielDett Chorale with special guests,Prairie Voices (July 8). Tickets at each or 5 for the series areavailable through the TSO at 416-598-3375 and atthe Temple onconcert days. Further informationis available at 3pm, June 3, 10, 17and 24, and July 8www.sharontemple.ca416-598-3375Niagara InternationalChamber MusicFestivalNiagara-on-the-Lake, ONCelebrating Its Ninth Season, thisSummer in Niagara-on-the-Lake,one of the most important and ambitioussummer music festivals inCanada in one of the prettiesttowns in Canada.From July 23 to August 15, overeighty distinguished musicians,singers, dancers and actors, fromCanada and around the world, willgather in Niagara to present 46concerts in 7 venues.There will be jazz and contemporaryneo-romantic; symphonic andsacred music, choral works, pocketPARRY SOUN D, ONTARIO / CALL FO R A BROCHUREl-866-364-0061www.festivalofthesound.caJ UNE 1 - JULY 7 2007WWW. THEWHO LENOTE.COM65

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