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Volume 13 - Issue 9 - June 2008

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Where theworld's greatmus1c1ans• •come to play.The Prince Edward County JazzFestival is a fabulous four days ofpure, mainstream jazz featuringmany of Canada's premier musicians.This year Jim Galloway'sWee Big Band, the Sealy/Novotnyand Murley/Occhipinti duos, theRobi Botos Trio, paying tribute tothe great Oscar Peterson, and theremarkable Jackie Richardson, willbe playing the historic Regent Theatrein Picton. In addition to theheadline shows numerous satellitevenues around the County will beshowcasing some wonderful performers,such as the Canadian JazzQuartet, the John Sherwood Trio,the Russ Little Quintet and manyothers.PRINCE EDWARD COUNTYFamily Daytime Concerts: CanadianGuitar Quartet presents a delightfulselection of music at Books & Company.613-393-3798info@pecmusicfestival.comwww.pecmusicfestival.comSTRATFORD SUMMER MUSICJui 21 - Aug 17 I Stratford, ON(Map C)Start with four weeks of great music.Add jazz each Friday and Saturdaynight and the return ofMeashaBrueggergosman, as well as BillRichardson & Friends. Free noonhourconcerts at the CTV Mu-sicBarge and four weeks of after-613-476-8416 ext. 28 theatre cabarets at The Churchinfo@pecjazz.orgwww.pecjazz.orgMusic FESTIVALSep 18 - 20 I Church of St. MaryMagdalene, Picton, ON (Map D)EC Music Festival welcomes composer-in-residenceAlexinaLouie, oneof Canada's most often performedcomposers, recipient of manyawards and honours that includesComposer of the Year and a Junoaward for Best Classical Composition.Featured artists are StephaneLemelin, artistic director and pianist;Andre Moisan, clarinettist; TanyaProchazka, cellist; the PendereckiString Quartet, an internationally celebratedchamber ensemble; JeremyBell, violin; Simon Fryer, cello; JerzyKaplanek, violin; and Christine Vlajk,viola; and the Canadian Guitar Quartet.Philip Cande laria, DenisDonegani, Patrick Roux and LouisTrepanier form this exciting quartet.Restaurant. Throughout the festivalat City Hall is Forty-PartMotet, the sublime music/art installationblending 16th centurychoral music with 21stcentury technology.Sesame Street's Bob Mc­Grath delivers events for youngpeople (ofall ages). Three concertsby the organists and choristers ofSt. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh;L' Orchestre de Ja francophonie canadienne;and an Opera Gala. Yes,music does make it worth a visit toStratford!1-800-567-1600www.stratfordsummermusic.caSWEETWATER Music WEEKENDSep 19 - 21 I Meaford andOwen Sound, ON (Map C)This magical classical chamber musicevent occurs on September 19,20 and 21 in Meaford (at the historicLeith Church) and Owen Sound(at the Division Street UnitedTafelmusik I Festival Chamber Orchestra I Tri nity Co llegeChoir, Cambridge I Gryphon Trio plays Beethoven CycleI Carmina Burana I Carnival of the Animals I Piano Ga la IPenderecki String Quartet I New Zealand String QuartetI The Virtuoso Violin J Winds on the Water aboard M.V.Chippewa III I Happy Birthday Gene Di Novi cabaret I JazzCanada Weekend: Peter Appleyard, Phil Nimmons, GuidoBasso I Swing! Swing! Swing! I Music From the Inside Outinterviews & talks I Opera Without Words I Moshe HammerI Rian de Waal I Gala Dinner and Concert at the Inn atManitou I A Night of Grand Opera I Strings Across the Sky IIn-house composer Gary Kulesha I Brandenburg ConcertosI July Canada Day cruise: Shores of Newfoundland I CelticHarp aboard the Island Queen J and much, much more!FESTIVALOFTHESOUNDJULY 18 - AUGUST 10, 2008J UNE 1 - J ULY 7 2008WWW, THEWHOLEN OTE,COM

Church). The inventive Mark Fewerhas invited the legendary JamesCampbell and new sensation MichiWiancko- with other celebrityguests not to be ruled out! This yeara stellar group of regulars returns:Virginia Barron, Melanie Conly,Jonathan Crow, Denise Djokic, PeterLongworth, Douglas McNabney,Thomas Wiebe and Rosanne Wieringa.The three programs will be eclectic,daring, and notable for their20MUSIC INTHE ORCHARDatSpadina MuseumFREE CONCERTSSunday Afternoonsfrom I :30 - 2:30 p.m.Bring a picnic, a blanketand the entire family!June 1The Elspeth PooleQuintet performs aprogram of Mozart andBrahms.June 8Taff anel Wind Trioperforms an enchantingprogram of classicalmusic.June 15VentElation, a Torontobasedwind octet,performs works from thelate 18th and early 19thcenturies.SPADINA MUSEUM:HISTORIC HOUSE&GARDENS285 Spadina TORONIO Cultureintoxicating blend of traditional andmodern works thematically presented.Walter Buczynski 's tribute toEarl Moss will round out the show.519-371-2833www.swmw.caTD CANADA TRUST OTTAWAINTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVALJun 20 - Jui 1 I ConfederationPark, Ottawa, ON (Map D)Jazz is for everyone and spansacross many genres such as blues,swing, gospel, funk and urbangroove! The TD Canada Trust OttawaInternational Jazz Festival isthe National Capital Region's premiermusic event. Entering its 28thyear of consecutive programming,this year's star studded festivalfeatures Gladys Knight, HerbieHancock - The River of PossibilitiesTour, and Jazz at Lincoln CenterOrchestra with Wynton Marsalisto name only a few. As the onlyoutdoor music festival with a grandpresence in the city's downtowncore, festivities this year will runfrom June 20 - July 1.613-241- 2633www.ottawajazzfestival.comTD CANADA TRUST SuNFEsT '08Jui 3 - 6 I Victoria Park,London, ON (Map C)Celebrate the arrival of summer instyle with Canada's premier freeadmissionfestival of the globalarts. TD Canada Trust Sunfest '08will feature more than 30 top professionalworld music and danceand jazz ensembles, including internationalhead liners Seun Kuti &Egypt 80 (Nigeria), Grupo Fantasma(USA), Rizwan-Muzzam Qawwali(Pakistan), Puerto Plata (DominicanRepublic), Dobet Gnahore(Ivory Coast), Desandann (Cuba),Fallou Dieng (Senegal), Los Gaiterosde San Jacinto (Colombia),Marimba Nacional de Concierto(Guatemala), Etelvina Maldonado(Colombia), and MayraAndrande(Cape Verde). Debuting this yearis the sizzling component SunfestFiesta: A Showcase of LatinAmerican Music & Dance.519-672-1522www.sunfest.on.caCherylTD CANADA TRUSTTORONTO JAZZ FESTIVALJun 20 - 29 I Toronto,ON(MapB)Voted Canada's BestJazz Festival for the lasttwo years, more than1,500 musicians will entertainas the TD CanadaTrust Toronto JazzFestival gets underwaythis summer. From bopto swing, cool to fusionand all musical points inbetween, Toronto willplay host to a musicalcelebration like no other.Soak up the cool soundsof jazz as more than 350concerts across 40 locationstake over the city!Featured performers includeAl Green, MichelLegrand, Dave Brubeck,Oliver Jones, Maceo Parker, MarcusMiller, Nikki Yanofsky, AhmadJamal, Blind Boys of Alabama, JohnSchofield, and many, many more.416-928-2033www.torontojazz.comTORONTO SUMMERMusic FESTIVALJui 22 - Aug 17 I Toronto, ON(Map B)Toronto Summer Music presentsits 3rd annual Festival of chambermusic and opera from July 22 to August17. This year the festival featuresthree new concert series highlightingchamber music, internationalartists, and a series presentingmusic together with dance and visualart. Order your tickets now!416-597-7840www.torontosummermusic.comWESTBEN - CONCERTS ATTHE BARNJun 28 - Aug 3 I Campbel/ford,ON (Map D)Westben - Concerts at The Barnpresents its 9th season. Symphonyand Operetta features the UBCOpera Ensemble performingStrauss' Die Fledermaus. SpectacularSaturday Nights featuresSchubertiad, commemorating themusical genius of Franz Schubert;and renowned tenor Michael Burgess.Classical 96.3FM's A lexaPetrenko hosts a Saturday Night atthe Opera featuring four acclaimedCanadian opera singers. TuesdayEvenings concert series welcomesQuebec guitarist Patrick Kearney;Les Voix humaines, "trapeze artists"of the viola da gamba; Louis Lortie;and an evening of classical pianowith Westben's Brian Finley. Broadwayin the Barn presents Lerner& Loewe on Love and Jazz Out ofThis World features Music of theMediterranean.1-705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777www.westben.on.caMore about our Green Pages.Whole Note's "Green Pages" summer music festival directory is publishedannually in June and updated regularly on line to festivals' own websites are available from this site.If your festival missed our deadline for the print version of the Green Pages2008 but would like to register for the online version, wishing to place events and concerts in our free concert listingsshould e-mail information to Deadlines areJune 15 for concerts taking place during July and August, and August 15for concerts happening during September and October.WWW.THEWHOLEN OTE,COM JUNE 1 -J ULY 7 2008

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