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Volume 15 Issue 10 - July/August 2010

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The WholeNote ListingsThe WholeNote listings are arranged in five sections this issue:A.GTA (GreATer ToronTo AreA) covers allof Toronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durhamregions (zones 1,2,3 and 4 on the map below).B.Beyond The GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA (zones 5,6,7,and 8 on the map below). Starts on page 32.FESTIVALS is organized alphabeticallyby festival name and either provides detailedC.SUMMERlistings or refers you to the appropriatespot(s) in the daily listings. Starts on page 35.D.In The CluBs (MosTly JAzz)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 44.E.AnnounCeMenTs eT CeTerA is for lectures,symposia, master classes and other musicrelatedevents (except performances) thatmay be of interest to our readers. Starts on page 46A GenerAl word of CAuTIon A phone number is provided withevery listing in The WholeNote – in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; and artistsor venues may change after listings are published. Please check beforeyou go out to a concert.how To lIsT Listings in The WholeNote in the sections above are afree service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters. If youhave an event, send us your information no later than the 15th of themonth prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligible toappear.neXT, The new seAson! The next issue covers the period fromSeptember 1-October 7, 2010. All listings for that period must bereceived by 6pm Sunday August 15.lIsTInGs can be sent by e-mail to listings@thewholenote.com or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27 forfurther information.lIsTInGs zone MAp Visit our website to see a detailed version of thismap: thewholenote.comLakeHuronGeorgianBayLake ErieLake SimcoeLake OntarioCity of TorontoNote: Music theatre productions with extendedruns appear in the daily listings onlyon their first performance of the month.Subsequent performance dates appear at theend of that primary listing. For show times, callthe phone number given in the listings.Listings for the following extended-run productionsmay be found on the dates below:Evita – July 2 (Beyond GTA)Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living inParis – July 2 (Beyond GTA)Jersey Boys – July 2Kiss Me Kate – July 2 (Beyond GTA)Legally Blonde – July 7Miss Saigon – July 9One Touch of Venus – July 1 (Beyond GTA)Rain – July 10Rock of Ages – July 1South Pacific – August 12Thursday July 01• 11:00am: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Xylopholks;Paul Read Orchestra. Toronto Star Stage,Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• 1:00 to 12:00 midnight: Harbourfront Centre.World Routes: Canada Day Festival. GypsyMelody, Masaisai Mudare, Jim Galloway, CherylL’Hirondelle, Sarah Slean, The Sadies; and otherartists. Redpath and Sirius Stages and BrigantineRoom, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 5:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Buck 65;Groove & Graffiti. Primus Stage, Nathan PhillipsSquare, 100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• 7:00: Toronto Music Garden. Songs Acrossthe Waters. Croall: new work; also traditionalMohawk songs. Ahkwesasne Women Singers.475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Rock of Ages.Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -$150. Also July 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-August 1, 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-29, 31-September 5.• 8:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Roy HargroveBig Band. Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory,273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.• 8:45: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.Goldenberg & Yovanoff. Bathurst Street Theatre,736 Bathurst St. 416-966-1062. ;$10(adv). Also July 3, 5-8, 10.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. 1920sstyle Berlin cabaret. Bread and Circus, 299Augusta Ave. 416-966-1062. $10. Also July2-5, 7-11.Friday July 02• 12:00 noon: TD Toronto Jazz Festival.JAZZ.FM91 Youth Band, Monterey Jazz FestivalNext Generation Orchestra. Toronto Star Stage,Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• 12:30: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. SilverleafJazz Band. Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don MillsRd. 416-447-0618. Free.• 4:30: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Xylopholks.HMV, 333 Yonge St. 416-870-8000.• 5:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. YvetteTollar Quintet. Primus Stage, Nathan PhillipsSquare, 100 Queen St. W. 416-928-2033. Free.• 7:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. ElizabethShepherd. Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don MillsRd. 416-447-0618. Free.A. Concerts In The GTA• 8:00: Dancap Productions. Jersey Boys.Music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.416-644-3665. -. Also July 3, 4, 6-11,13-18, 20-25, 27-August 1, 3-8, 10-15, 17-22,24-29, 31-September 5, and beyond.• 8:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Fred Frithw/ Octopus opening. Music Gallery, 197 John St.416-870-8000. $15.• 9:00pm to 1:00am: Harbourfront Centre.World Routes: Hot Spot. Jazz Mafia Symphonyand Jazz Mafia Circus. Sirius Stage and BrigantineRoom, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Saturday July 03• 12:30: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Lost Fingers.Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Rd.416-447-0618. Free.• 1:00 to 9:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival.Xylopholks; Lost Fingers; Chaka Khan; MacyGray. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E.416-928-2033. Free.• 1:00 to 11:00: Corso Italia Festival. DayOne. Escola da Samba, Toronto All-Star BigBand, The Imbayakunas, Cobra Kings, CarloCoppola, and other artists. 1154-1362 St. ClairAve. W. 416 240-9338. Free.• 5:15: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.See July 1.• 8:00: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Doran-Stucky-Studer and Tacuma Play Music of JimiHendrix w/ NKLS Quartet opening. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-870-8000. .• 8:00pm to 12:30am: Harbourfront Centre.World Routes: Hot Spot. Melissa Laveaux; VandanaVishwas; L’Orchestre Septentrional. SiriusStage and Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 10:00pm: Young Centre for the PerformingArts. Saturday Night Cabaret Series:The Anais Project. Old-world cabaret songs inEnglish, French, Spanish and Italian. PatriciaO’Callaghan, Miranda Mulholland and RominaDi Gasbarro. 55 Mill St., Building 49. 416-866-8666. $15.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Sunday July 04• 12:30: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Jane Bunnett.Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Rd.416-447-0618. Free.• 1:00 to 11:00: Corso Italia Festival. DayTwo. See July 3.• 2:00: Music at Mount Pleasant. World’s EndQuartet. American composers in celebration ofIndependence Day. Conservatory Garden, 375Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-485-9129. Free.• 2:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. ReneeBarda, mezzo-soprano. Scarborough Civic Centre,150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.• 2:30: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.• 3:00: Music at Sharon. Les Voix Baroques.Motets by Carissimi and Charpentier. MatthewWhite, countertenor and artistic director; ShannonMercer, soprano; Alex Weimann, harpsichord.Temple of the Children of Peace, 18974Leslie St., Sharon. 416-872-4255. . 2:30:Pre-concert chat.28 THEWHOLENOTE.COMJuly 1 - September 7, 2010

• 4:00 to 6:30: Harbourfront Centre. WorldRoutes: Hot Spot. La-33; Moda Eterna. Siriusand Redpath Stages, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 4:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Twilight RecitalSeries: Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free (donations welcome).• 4:00: Toronto Music Garden/Istituto Italianodi Cultura. Fermate il Passo (“Stay a moment,passer-by!”). 15th-century Italian music.Viva BiancaLuna Biffi, vocalist and viola d’arco.475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park/TD TorontoDowntown Jazz Festival. Jazz Vespers: BrianBarlow Big Band. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free (donations welcome).Monday July 05• 12:15: Music Mondays. Viva BiancaLunaBiffi, Italian singer-instrumentalist. Music fromRenaissance Italy. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Square. 416-598-4521 x222. Pwyc (suggested). Co-sponsored by Istituto di CulturaItaliano, Toronto Early Music Centre and TorontoMusic Garden.• 12:45: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven ofUs. See July 1.• 7:30: Village Harmony. In Concert. Choirperforms music from Bulgaria, Quebec, Corsicaand Georgia. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-598-4521 x224. (suggested);(sr/st suggested).• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Tuesday July 06• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music at Midday:Andrew Adair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free (donations welcome).• 6:45: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.See July 1.• 7:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. TuesdayNight Live: Mega City Band. Barry ZukermanAmphitheatre, Earl Bales Park, 4169 BathurstSt. 416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday July 07• 3:30: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.See July 1.• 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band.Twilight Concert in the Park. Classic pops repertoire.Guests: Scarborough Pipe Band. ApplewoodHomestead, Broadacres Park, 450 TheWest Mall. 416-410-1570. Free.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Legally Blonde– the Musical. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300King St. W. 416-872-1212. -. Also July8-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-August 1, 3-8.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Thursday July 08• 5:15: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.See July 1.• 7:00: Investors Group Thursday NightConcert Series. RK Sound Prime Time. Dixielandjazz. Gage Park, 45 Main St. S., Brampton.905-874-2936. Free.• 7:00: Toronto Music Garden. Look Back inTenderness: Brahms on Love and Life. Quintetfor Clarinet and Strings, Op.115. Jerome Summers,clarinet; Madawaska String Quartet. 475Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Friday July 09• 6:00: Organ-Music & Historical Festival.Concert for French Horn and Organ. Ager: Sonatafor French Horn and Organ, and other works.Henri Ormieres and Reinhard Seeliger, organ;Manfred Dippmann, French horn. St. James’Cathedral, 65 Church St. 647-822-2530. Donation($10- suggested).• 7:00: Ars Longa Vita Brevis. Premier Concert.Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in e; alsoworks by Eatock, Dalal and Renaud. Pam Hinman,Carolyn Blackwell, violins; Brandon Chui,viola; Lydia Munchinsky,cello. EastminsterUnited Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-303-6619. ; $10(st).• 7:30: Dancap Productions. Miss Saigon.Boublil and Schonberg. Four Seasons Centrefor the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-644-3665. -5. Also July 10, 11, 13-18,20-25, 27-August 1.• 7:30: Toronto Centre for the Arts.Westray’s Jazz Hop. Studio Theatre, TCA, 5040Yonge St. 416-872-1111. $15; (st).• 8:00pm to 2:00am: Harbourfront Centre.World Routes: Beats, Breaks and Culture. TheHeavy; The Slew Live; Ex-Wolfmother RhythmSection; Rich Aucoin; and Rynecologist. SiriusStage, Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.Saturday July 10• 12:00 noon to 10:30: Afrofest. Day One.Meiway, Dizu Plaatjies and Ibuyambo, Chiwoniso,Bayuda du Congo, Muna Mingole, Soul Influence,and other artists. Queen’s Park North,Queen’s Park Cresc. 416-469-5336. Free.• 2:30 to 2:00am: Harbourfront Centre.World Routes: Beats, Breaks and Culture. PopLock & Load; J. Rocc; Rakim. Redpath and SiriusStages, Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 6:00: Organ-Music & Historical Festival.Organ Music of the Baroque and Romantic. ReinhardSeeliger, Henri Ormieres, Andrew Ager, organ.St. James’ Cathedral, 65 Church St. 647-822-2530. Donation ($10- suggested).• 7:00: Beaches Baroque. The Bach/Weiss Sonata.Geneviève Gilardeau, Baroque violin; LucasHarris, lute. Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65Glen Manor Dr. Free (donations accepted).• 7:30: Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall.Young at Heart Chorus. Choral arrangements ofmusic of Nirvana, Jimi Hendrix and Radiohead.Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .38-.93.• 8:00: Mirvish Productions. Rain. Tribute tothe Beatles. Canon Theatre, 244 Victoria St.416-872-1212. -5. Also July 11, 13-18,20-25, 27-August 1.• 10:00: Young Centre for the PerformingArts. Saturday Night Cabaret Series: SharronMatthews, vocalist. 55 Mill St., Building 49.416-866-8666. $15. Licensed.• 10:15: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.• 11:00: Toronto Fringe Festival. Seven of Us.See July 1.Sunday July 11• 11:00am: Organ-Music & Historical Festival.Service at St. James’ Cathedral. Henri Ormieresand Reinhard Seeliger, organ; ManfredDippmann, French horn. St. James’ Cathedral,65 Church St. 647-822-2530. Donation ($10- suggested). Religious service.• 12:00 noon to 10:30: Afrofest. Day Two.See July 10.• 2:00: Metropolitan United Church. MargoHalsted, carillon. 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331x26. Free.• 2:00: Music at Mount Pleasant. Voice Quartet.Music for voice and strings. ConservatoryGarden, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-485-9129. Free.• 2:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. SundaySerenades: Bohemian Swing Band. ScarboroughCivic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.• 2:00 to 6:00: Harbourfront Centre. WorldRoutes: Beats, Breaks and Culture. Wallo Judah,Madrid. Redpath and Sirius Stages, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 2:30: Soup Can Theatre/Toronto FringeFestival. Love is Poverty You Can Sell. SeeJuly 1.• 3:00: Consulate General of Poland. ChopinPiano Recitals in the celebration of the Yearof Fryderyk Chopin 2010. Etudes Op.25 No.5in e and No.11 in a; Nocturne Op.27 No.2 in Dflat; Ballade No.4 in f Op.52; Polonaise FantasieOp.61 in A flat; Waltz in A flat Op.42; “Heroic”Polonaise Op.53 in A flat. Leonard Gilbert,piano. 2603 Lakeshore Blvd. W. 416-252- 5471x450. Free.• 4:00: Toronto Music Garden. Does thisDrum Make My Brass Look Big? Brass and percussionsections of the National Youth Orchestra.475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday July 12• 12:15: Organ-Music & Historical Festival/Music Monday. Concert for French Horn andOrgan. Henri Ormieres and Reinhard Seeliger, organ;Manfred Dippmann, French horn. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 647-822-2530.Donation ($10- suggested).Tuesday July 13• 7:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. TuesdayNight Live: Garrison Creek. Barry ZukermanAmphitheatre, Earl Bales Park, 4169 BathurstSt. 416-392-3846. Free.Thursday July 15• 7:00: Investors Group Thursday NightConcert Series. The Jazz Mechanics. Guests:Jeff Sommerville and Debbie Walker. Gage Park,45 Main St. S., Brampton. 905-874-2936. Free.• 7:00: Toronto Music Garden. Four Hands,Twenty-Nine Strings. Music from the 17th to the20th century. Linda Melsted, violin; Terry McKenna,guitar. 475 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Friday July 16• 6:00 to 10:00: Beaches International JazzFestival. Woodbine Day One. Sophie Berkal Sarbit;Digging Roots; Jay Douglas & the All-Starsfeaturing Rusty; and other artists. WoodbinePark, Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall.Concerten Met Allure. Groot Nederlands Jongerenkoor;Canada OneDay Male Choir; MartinMans Formation. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. -.• 9:30 to 11:00: Harbourfront Centre. WorldRoutes: Expressions of Brazil. Batucada Carioca.Sirius Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday July 17• 1:00 to 9:30: Beaches International JazzFestival. Woodbine Day Two. Five After Four;CaneFire; Jorge Martinez; Nomadic Massive;Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; and otherartists. Woodbine Park, Lake Shore Blvd. E.416-698-2152. Free.• 6:00 to 11:00: Harbourfront Centre. WorldRoutes: Expressions of Brazil. Roda da Samba;Laura Finocciaro; Sambacana; Mallu Magalhaes.Redpath Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 10:00: Young Centre for the PerformingArts. Saturday Night Cabaret Series: John Alcorn.Jazz standards. 55 Mill St., Building 49.416-866-8666. $15. Licensed.Sunday July 18• 12:00 to 6:00: Beaches International JazzFestival. Woodbine Day Three. Johannes Linstead;Alejandra Ribera; Elmer Ferrer; Son Ache;La-Nai Gabriel & The Free People; and other artists.Woodbine Park, Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-698-2152. Free.• 12:30: Thornhill Community Band. In Concert.Broadway, classical, popular, traditionaland new music. Denny Ringler, conductor. BlackCreek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy.416-223-7152. Free with site admission.• 2:00: Music at Mount Pleasant. Flute Quartet.Music for flute and strings. ConservatoryGarden, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-485-9129. Free.• 2:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. SundaySerenades: DCAT Chorus. Scarborough CivicCentre, 150 Borough Dr. 416-396-7766. Free.• 3:30 to 6:00: Harbourfront Centre. WorldRoutes: Expressions of Brazil. Escola da Samba;Sinal Alberta. Sirius and Redpath Stages, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday July 19• 12:15: Music Mondays. Anne-Marie Hood,soprano; Anupa Khemadasa, cello. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x222. Pwyc ( suggested).• 8:00: Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall.Jimmy Cliff. Reggae. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 SimcoeSt. 416-872-4255. .50-.50.Tuesday July 20• 7:00: Parks and Recreation Toronto. TuesdayNight Live: Royal Canadian Legion Branch344 Band. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, EarlBales Park, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-392-3846.Free.• 7:30: Thornhill Community Band. In Concert.Broadway, classical, popular, traditionaland new music. Denny Ringler, conductor. MelLastman Sq., 5100 Yonge St. 416-223-7152.Free.• 8:00: Toronto Summer Music. Anton Kuerti,piano. Homage to Schumann’s 200th anniversary.Schumann: Novelettes Op.21; Sonata No.1in f sharp Op.11; Fantasy in C Op.17; Toccata inC Op.7. Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -.Wednesday July 21• 12:30: Toronto Summer Music. EmergingArtists in Concert. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208.Free.• 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band.Twilight Concert in the Park. Classic pops repertoire.Applewood Homestead, Broadacres Park,450 The West Mall. 416-410-1570. Free.• 7:30: Weston Silver Band. Concert in thePark. Central Park Bandshell, New St., Burlington.905-691-2744. Free.July 1 - September 7, 2010 THEWHOLENOTE.COM 29

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