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Volume 13 - Issue 10 - July/August 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 5SUMMER FESTIVALS AND SERIESJui 19 8:30: Kelly Hunt. Vocals and keyboards.TOM. Free.Jui 2011 am:laylaloe. Blues vocals. TOM. Free.Jui 20 11 :30am: Toronto All-Star Big Band. YS.Free.Jui 20 12:00 noon: June Garber. Jazz vocalist.NGS. Free.Jui 2012:30:AlexisBaro. Trumpet. TOM. Free.Jui 20 1 :30: Duincy Bullen Band. YS. Free.Jui 20 2:00: WorxibinePark Alf.Stars. NGS. Free.Jui 20 2: 15: Karen Andrew's Dance Ensemble.TOM.Free.Jui 20 3:00: Richard Underhill. Saxophone. TOM.Free.Jui 20 3:30: Lucian Gray Jazz Fusion. YS. Free.Ju 20 5:00: Johnny Rawls. Blues guitar. TOM. Free.Jui 20 5:30: Toth Brothers. Guest Robi Botos,piano. YS. Free.Jui 20 7:00: Lou Pride. Blues vocals. TOM. Free.Jui 24 7:00 to 11 :OD: Streetfest. Artists includeDr. Draw, Blackboard Blues Band, Taurean ClarkQuartet, Sultans of String, Otis Blue &others. Free.Jui 25 7:00 to 11 :DO: Streetfest. Artists includeDr. Draw, Blackboard Blues Band, Taurean ClarkQuartet, Sultans of String, Otis Blue & others. Free.Jui 2611 :30am:ElizabethShepherd Trio. KG.Free.Jui 2612:30: The Sicilian Project. KG. Free.Jui 26 2:00: The Sisters Euclid. KG. Free.Jui 26 3:30: Tad Robinson Band with AlexSchultz. KG. Free.Jui 26 5:00: Jamaica to Toronto. Soul, funk ®gae. KG. Free.Jui 26 7:00 to 11 :00: Streetfest. Artists includeDr. Draw, Blackboard Blues Band, Taurean ClarkQuartet, Sultans of String, Otis Blue & others. Free.Jui 27 11 :30am: Brandi Disterheft. Bassist andsongwriter. KG. Free.Jui 27 12:30:AnneUndsay. Jazz violin. KG. Free.Jui 27 2:00: Lady Sony Articulo Veinte. Latinfusion. KG. Free.Jui 27 3:30: The Young Divas with Bill King'sRhythm Express. KG. Free.Jui 27 5:00: Tab Benoit. Cajun Blues. KG. Free.Brott Music FestivalThroughout Hamilton (ON)June 14-August 211-888-475-9377www.brottmusic.comHamilton's music festival features the NationalAcademy Orchestra of Canada, conductedby Boris Brott. This year's guest artists includeviolinist James Ehnes, pianist ValerieTryon and jazz singer Sophie Milman. Per·formances take place in various venues, includ·ing the Dofasco Centre for the Arts, MelroseUnited Church and Mohawk College. Ticketprices range from $10 to . For daily listings,see Section 2.Canadian Guitar Festival & 5th AnnualFingerstyle Guitar CompetitionLoughborough Lake Holiday Park3060 Sydenham Rd., South Frontenac (ON)July 17-201-888-506-1418www.canadianguitarfestival.comTwenty-four guitarists will participate in thiscompetition, with public performances. Art·ists include Don Adler, Craig D' Andrea, PierreBensusan and others. Weekend pass is availa·ble for .Jui 17 7:00 to 11 :OD: In Concert. CraigD'Andrea, Joey Wright, Pino Forastiere, WendellFerguson & Stephen Fearing. ;$ l 2.5D(st).Jui 18 7:00 to 11 :OD: In Concert. Jay Calder,Don Alder, John Doan, Gregory Hoskins &Pierre Bensusan. ; .50(st).Jui 19 7:00 to 11 :DO: In Concert. AntoineDufour, Gareth Pearson, Andrew White &Mason Williams. ; $ l 2.50(st).Jui 20 1 O:OOam to 4:00: 2008 FingerstyleGuitar Championship. ; .50(st).Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Compe·titionShelburne (ON)August 6-10705-435-4479www.shelburnefiddlecontest.on.caCurrently in its 58th year, this event featurescompetitions from August 6 to 9. The finalcompetition on August 9 features young fiddleand stepdancing groups, the Ballagh Bunch,Triple Explosion, and Step'n Time with TheZiebarth Family. Event packages are availablefor , and (child under 12). Individualevents are $10-.Cisco Ottawa BluesfestOttawa River Parkway (Ottawa ON)July 3-13866-258-3748www.ottawabluesfest.comThis annual event is a showcase for local,regional and international artists, featuringhundreds of performers on multiple stages.Artists include The Tragically Hip, The BlindBoys of Alabama, Steely Dan, James Taylor,and many others. Festival passes: 5; Daypasses: .50-.Clear Lake Chamber Music FestivalDnanole Community Centre, Riding MountainNational Park (MB)August 1-4204-571-6547www.clearlakechambermusicfestival.comManitoba's only chamber music festival entersits third season. The festival's artisticdirector is pianist Alexander Tselyakov, andthis summer's event is hosted by composer T.Patrick Carrabre. Festival passes: ; (student). Individual tickets -.Collingwood Music FestivalNew Life Brethren in Christ Church, 28 Tracey LaneCollingwood (ON)June 21-August 9888-283-1712www.collingwoodmusicfestival.comThe Collingwood Music Festival presents asummer season of concerts of music fromaround the world. Featured artists includeAnton Kuerti, Evergreen Club Gamelan and theToronto Mendelssohn Choir.Jui 05 7:30: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. .Jui 10 7:30: In Recital. Etsuko Kimura, violin;Megumi Okamoto, piano. .Jui 11 7:30: Evergreen Club Game/an. Music onIndonesian instruments. .Jui 18 7:30: Triple Forte. Works for piano trio..Jui 19 7:30: In Recital. Yegor Dyachkov, cello;Jean Saulnier, piano. .Jui 23 7:30: Barra MacNeils. Celtic music. .Jui 31 7:30: Nataga Shachu. Japanese taikodrum ensemble. .Aug 01 7:30.lnRecital. Richard Raymond, piano..Aug 09 7:30: Nexus. Percussion ensemble. .36 www. THEWHOLENOTE.COMCooperstown Chamber Music FestivalCooperstown (NY)July 11-August 191-877-666-7421www.cooperstownmusicfest.orgThis festival is set in the Upstate-NY townfamous for the Baseball Hall of Fame and theGlimmerglass Opera. Performances takeplace in venues around the town.CEC - Christ Episcopal Church, 60 Fair St.FM - Farmers' Museum, 5775 State Hwy 80ORH - Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St.TH - Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St.Jui 11 7:30: Nature Calls. Schubert TroutQuintet; Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals(arr.); Biber: Sonata Representativa; Crumb:Vox Balanae. FM. ; (8-18 years). 7:00Pre-concert chat.Jui 1211:00am: What'satFour?Familyintroduction to the Parker String Quartet. TH.(family). 10: 30am: Hands-on crafts.Jui 13 7:30: Parker String Duartet. Works byBeethoven, Haydn & Janacek. FM. ;(8-18 years). 7:00: Pre-concert chat.Jui 23 7:30: Enchanted Baroque. Works byBach, Purcell & Telemann. CEC. ; (8-18 years). 7:00: Pre-concert chat.Aug 03 7:30: Daedelus Duartet with DavidShifrin. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; also worksby Haydn & Shostakovich. 7:00: Pre-concertchat. ; (8· 18 years).Aug 07 7:30: Flute Fest at theDtesaga. OTR.Free.Aug 09 7:30: Chords and Strings. Baroque toBossa Nova. Sarah Wolfson, soprano; BrazilGuitar Duo. FM. ; (8-18 years). 7:00:Pre-concert chat.Aug 13 7:30: Trio Soloisti with Linda Chesis,flute. Works by Beethoven, Frank & Ravel. FM; (8-18 years). 7:00 Pre-concert chat.Aug 16 11 :OD: Go for Baroque. Bach:Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. (family). TH .10:30am: Hands-on crafts.Aug 17 7:30: Gala 1U' Anniversary Concert.Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 3-6. FM.; (8-18 years).Aug 19 7:30: The Brubeck Brothers Duartet.Jazz with a mix of funk, blues and world music.ORH . ; (8-18 years).Corso Italia Toronto FiestaSt. Clair Ave. W., TorontoJuly 5-6416-240-9338www.torontofiesta.comToronto's St. Clair Ave. W. plays host to thisfree festival, with two days of music on twostages. Featured artists include MarcoD'Amico, Jospehine Biundo, the Cobra Kingsand the Toronto All-Star Big Band. For dailylistings, see Section 1.Oomaine Forget International FestivalSalle Francoys-BernierSaint-lrenee IOCIJune 13-September 1www.domaineforget.com418-452-8111Domaine Forget, located east of Quebec City,presents a summer of concerts on the Northshore of the St. Lawrence River. This sum·mer's performers include Les Violons du Roy,pianist Stephane Lemelin and the Drchestresymphonique de Quebec.Jui 02 8:30: Chamber Music. Alexandre Dacosta,violin; Wony Song, piano. .Jui 04 8:30: Discoveries. Judicael Perroy, guitar..Jui 05 8:30: Discoveries. Marianne Fiset, soprano;Marie-Eve Scarfone, piano. .Jui 06 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:French songs. Carmen Genest, voice & percus·sion; David Jacques, guitar; Sylvain Neault, violin..50; $13.75(6-12 years); free (child 5 &under).Jui 09 8:30: The Soloists. Matteo Mela andLorenzo Micheli, guitars. .Jui 11 8:30: Domain Dance. Endanza; EdgarZendejas, choreographer. .Jui 12 8:15: Great Concerts. Puccini: selectedarias and duets. Drchestre symphonique deQuebec; Yoav Talmi, conductor; guests: SondraRadvanovsky, soprano; Richard Margison, tenor..Jui 1310:30am & 12:30:MusicalBrunches:World Music. Bazirka. $ 29.50; $13.75(6-12years); free (child 5 & under).Jui 16 8:30: Vocal Art. From Bach to the Beatles.Cantabile Vocal Quartet. .Jui 17 8:30: Chamber Music. Eve & Basle, musi·cal jugglers; Francois Rabbath, bass; Sylvain Rabbath,piano. .Jui 18 8:30: Industrial Alliance Jazz Concerts.Nikki Yanofsky, vocals. -$100.Jui 19 8:30: Great Concerts. Drchestre Symphoniquede Quebec; Jean-Francois Rivest, conductor;Guests: Stephane Lemelin, piano; Karina Gauvin,soprano. .Jui 20 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:Voices of Brazil. Virginie Hamel, voice; VincentGagnon, piano; Guillaume Bouchard, bass..50; $13.75(6-12 years); free (child 5 &under).Jui 20 8:30: Country Festival. Latourelle Drches·tra. Free.Jui 23 8:30: Early Music. Vivaldi: La Follia. En·semble Caprice. .Jui 24 8:30: Industrial Alliance Jazz Concerts.Michael Kaeshammer, piano; Marc Rogers, bass,Mark Maclean, drums. .Jui 25 8:30: Chamber Music. Regis Pasquier,violin; James Dunham, viola; Philippe Muller, PaulMarleyn, Johanne Perron & Ryan Molzan, cellos;Pascal Rage, piano. .Jui 26 8:30: Chamber Music. Regis Pasquier,Mark Fewer, Jonathan Swartz, Yehonatan Ber·ick, violins; James Dunham, Jean-Luc Plourde,violas; & others; guest: Oliver Jones, piano. .Jui 27 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:Harp music from Paraguay. Gisele Guibord &Robin Grenon, harps. .50; $13.75(6-12years); free (child 5 & under).Jui 30 8:30: Early Music: Love Songs from theMediterranean. Ensemble Constantinople. .Aug 01 8:30: The Soloists. Marc-Andre Hamelin..Aug 02 8:30: Les Violons du Roy; La Chapelle deQuebec; Bernard Labadie, conductor; Guests:Lydia Teuscher, soprano; Andreas Karasiak,tenor. .Aug 03 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:World Music. Small World Project. .50;$13. 75(6-12 years); free (child 5 & under).Aug 06 8:30: Domaine Dance. Gas Public; HeleneBlackburn, choreographer. .Aug 08 8:30: Chamber Music. Jonathan Crow,Claude Richard & Gwen Thompson, violins; PeterSlowik, viola; Matt Haimovitz, cello; & others..Aug 09 8:30: Chamber Music. Moscow StringQuartet. .Aug 10 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:Waltzes. Denis Labrie, accordion. .50;$13.75(6-12 years); free (child 5 & under).Aug 15 8:30: Contemporary Music. Piano musicinspired by bells. Louise Bessette, piano. .Aug 16 8:30: Vocal Art. Works by Bach and hiscontemporaries. Theatre of Early Music Choir andOrchestra; Daniel Taylor, conductor. .JULY 1 - 5 EPT 7 2 008

Aug 17 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches.Bernard Cimon, accordion. .50; $13.75(6-12years); free (child 5 & under).Aug 22 8:30: Industrial Alliance Jazz Concerts.Tiger Okoshi, trumpet; Lorraine Desmarais, piano;Michel Donato, bass; Camil Belisle, drums &others. .Aug 24 10:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches:Gypsy Jazz. Denis Labrie, accordion. .50;$13. 7516· 12 years); free (child 5 & under).Aug 30 8:30:lndustrialAllianceJazzConcerts.Denzal Sinclair Trio. .Aug 3110:30am & 12:30: Musical Brunches.Philippe Amyot, violin; Yvon Bouchard, guitar;Jean-Philippe Arsenault, bass. .50;$13.75(6-12 years); free (child 5 & under).Electric Eclectics FestivalThe Funny Farm, 202 Scotch Mountain Rd.,Meaford (ON)August 3-5519-378-9899www.electric-eclectics.comThis self-styled "irritainment" festival offersthree days of electro acoustic music. Artistsinclude Bluble, Fossils, Hallicrafters, dd/mm/yyyy and others. A shuttle bus from Toronto isavailable (see website for info). Weekend pass:. Day passes: $10-.Elora Festival(Elora ON)July 11-August 3888-747-7550www.elorafestival.comThis summer, Elora's annual festival includes amusical tribute to Ralph Vaughan Williams, andthe penultimate recital of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.EPS - Elora Public School, 288 Mill St. E.GB - Gambrel Barn, Wellington Rd. 21KPC - Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Church St.StJC - St. John's Church. corner of Hender·son & Smith streets.StMC - St. Mary's Church, 267 Geddes St.Jui 11 3:00: Handel's Solomon - Open Rehearsal.GB. .Jui 11 8:00: Opening Night - Handel's Solomon.Karina Gauvin, soprano; Robin Blaze, counterten·or; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; James Westman,baritone; Elora Festival Singer.;; Elora Festival Orchestra;Noel Edison, conductor. GB. . 7:25: Preconcerttalk.Jui 12 11 :OOam to 3:00: Fair in the Square.Sultans of String, Junkyard Symphony,Elora Festival Singers & others. Metcalfe St.& Mill St. W. Free.)ULY 1 - S EPT 7 2008Jui 12 8:00: Black Umfolosi. Musicians anddancers from Zimbabwe. GB. .Jui 13 2:00: Bach to Bach. Elora Festival Singers;Elora Chamber Players; Noel Edison, conducting.StMC. .Jui 13 4:00: Triple Forte. Jasper Wood, violin;Yegor Dyachkov, cello; David Jalbert, piano.StJC. .Jui 13 7:00: Kiri Te Kanawa in Recital. BrianZiegler, accompanist. GB. -0.Jui 17 7:30: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Early Influences.Kimberly Barber, voice, & other musicians.KPC..Jui 17 9:00: Laila Biali. Singer-songwriter-pian·ist. George Koeller, bass; Larnell Lewis, drums.GB..Jui 18 4:00: Festival Kids Camp Performance.EPS. .Jui 18 8:00: Andre Laplante, Piano. GB. .Jui 19 2:00: OuoAffinite. Nadina Mackie Jackson,bassoon; Guy Few, trumpet & piano. StJC..Jui 19 4:00: Oie Schone Miillerin. Colin Ainsworth,tenor; James Bourne, piano. StJC. .Jui 19 8:00: Hot Fusion. Latin jazz. AmandaMartinez & Justin Hines, vocals; Vasyl Popadiuk,Gypsy violin. GB. .Jui 20 2:00: Paradise Rediscovered. Elora ChamberPlayers; Noel Edison, conductor. StJC. .Jui 20 4:00: Harp Connections. Sharlene Wallace,harp; Susan Piltch, flute & piano; AdrianDolan, accordion & fiddle; Kevin Muir, bass.StJC. .Jui 23 8:00: TD Canada Trust Young PerformersCompetition Final Round. StJC. .Jui 24 7:30. Ralph Vaughan Williams' London.Music of Britten, Holst & Vaughan Williams.KPC. .Jui 24 9:00: Elizabeth Shepherd in Concert. Blendof jazz.funk, soul, blues & samba. Elizabeth Shepherd,piano & vocals; Scott Kemp, bass; ColinKingsmore, drums. GB .Jui 25 8:00: Trinity in the Barn. Works by Brit·ten, Walton, Purcell, Parry & Praulins. Choir ofTrinity College Cambridge; Stephen Layton, direc·tor. GB. .Jui 26 12:00 noon: Conductors' Workshop. Choirof Trinity College Cambridge; Stephen Layton,director; Elora Festival Singers; Noel Edison,director; Ross Inglis, piano. StJC. .Jui 26 8:00: Ron Sexsmith in Concert. Singer·songwriter. GB. .Jui 27 2:00: OoubleOouble. Vaughan Williams:Mass in G; & other works. Elora Festival Chorus;Noel Edison, director; Choir of Trinity CollegeCambridge; Stephen Layton, director. GB. .Jui 27 4:00: VivaldiandhisSecretBride. Worksby Vivaldi, Sammartini, Handel, Caldara & Bach.Ensemble Caprice; Guest: Mary Magistry, so·prano. StJC. .Jui 30 5:00: Matthew Larkin Organ Recital.Works from the romantic era. StJC. .Jui 31 7:30: Ralph Vaughan Williams Vocal Music.Songs to texts by Housman, Shakespeare &Blake. KPC. .Jui 31 9:00: Sophia Perlman and the Vipers.Jazz. GB. .Aug 018:00: Oestino. Vocal trio performs opera,gospel, R&B, soul, jazz, musical theatre & pop.GB. .Aug 02 2:00: Broadway Bound. Works by Kem,Berlin, Bernstein, Sondheim & others.Elora Festival Singers; Noel Edison, director;David Warrack, piano. StJC. .Aug 02 8:00: Taiko!Nagata Shachu Japanesedrum ensemble. GB. .Aug 03 2:00 & 4:00: Hymn Tasting. Hymns byTiefenbach (premiere) & others. Elora FestivalSingers; Noel Edison, director; Guests: Rev.Patrick Patterson & Canon Robert Hulse, speakers.StJC. .Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland GamesFergus (ON)August 8-101-866-871-9442www.fergusscottishfestival.comThis three-day festival of Celtic culture offersmusic, dance and handcrafts. Musicians includeTom Leadbetter, The Cunninghams, Kel·tic Kudzu and the Fergus Pipe Band. Performancevenues include the Grand Theatre andSleeman's Highland Pub. Daily passes from-.Festival AlexandriaThe Abbey, Glen Nevis (ON)June 29-July 4613-347-1602www. theabbey .cornThis Eastern-Ontario festival features Sundayconcerts throughout July. Performances takeplace a!The Abbey, 21489 Butternut Lane,Glen Nevis.Jui 06 3:00: The Best of Baroque. Works byBach, Couperin, Corelli, Handel & Vivaldi. HankKnox, harpsichord; Ramsey Husser & KatherineManker, violin; Brian Manker, cello. Jui 13 3:00: The Magic and Mystique of theOboe. Music by Saint-Saens, Wolpe, Carter, Britten& Mozart. Theodore Baskin, oboe; KatherineManker, violin; Jasmine Schnarr, viola; KarenBaskin; cello; Lauretta Altman, piano. .Jui 20 3: 00: Ensemble Made in Canada. Musicby Debussy, Strauss, and Dvorak. Judy Kang,violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; Angela Park, piano..Jui 27 3:00: The Beethoven String Ouartets, Part1. Johannes Jansonius & Katherine Manker,violin; Jasmine Schnarr, viola; Brian Manker,cello. .Festival Bana V' AfricaDundas Square, TorontoJuly 19-20416-536-8240www.africanewmusic.orgAfrica New Music presents a two-day festivalof contemporary African music at Toronto'sDundas Square. This year's artists includeMaraca tu Nunca Antes, Roberts Donna andKing Kester Emeneya. All events are free. Fordetails, see Section 1.MUSIC AT PORT MILFORDFESTIVAL PERFORMANCES 2008Takai String QuartetVisit "The County" andexperience world classchamber music in a locationknown for its exquisitebeaches, historic homes, biketours, antiques, local artistsand exciting new vineyards.Friday nights at 8:00 PMSt. Mary Magdalene Church, Picton OntarioWINDERMERE TRIO, JULY 25PORT MILFORD FACULTY ARTISTS, AUGUST 1TOKAI STRING QUARTET, AUGUST 8TOKAI STRING QUARTET, AUGUST 15Ticket Information: Single tickets /Students $10Festival pass I Students Tickets available at door orBooks on the Bay, Picton; Quinte Arts Council, Bellevilleand Grande Theatre, KingstonFor further 613-476-7647WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE. COM 37

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