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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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The WholeNote

The WholeNote ListingsThe WholeNote listings are arranged in five sections this issue:A.SUMMER FESTIVALS is organized alphabetically byfestival name, including festivals in the Greater TorontoArea and far beyond: Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes,the Prairies, Western Canada, Nunavut and a few in theUnited States.B.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all of Torontoplus Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions(zones 1, 2 ,3 and 4 on the map below). Starts on page 43.C.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas ofSouthern Ontario outside Toronto and the GTA(zones 5, 6 ,7, and 8 on the map below). Starts on page 48.D.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 49.E.THE ETCETERAS is for galas, fundraisers, competitions,scholarship, lectures, symposia, master classes and othermusic-related events (except performances) which may beof interest to our readers. Starts on page 53.A 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; andartists or venues may change after listings are published. Please checkbefore you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST: Listings in The WholeNote in the sections above area free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters. Ifyou have an event, send us your information no later than the 15th ofthe month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing is eligibleto appear.UPCOMING DEADLINES: The next issue covers the period fromSeptember 1 to October 7, 2011. All listings for that period must bereceived by 6pm Monday August 15.LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to 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 x27for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP Visit our website to see a detailed version ofthis map: ErieLake SimcoeLake OntarioCity of TorontoFor this combined July/August issue, “Section A: Summer Festivals”is where you will find, in alphabetical order, summer festivals withevents happening from July 1 to September 7. Detailed listings areprovided for those festivals featured in last month’s Annual SummerGreen Pages. We’ve also included the following summer music series(i.e. “non-festivals”) in this section: Music Mondays and SummerMusic in the Garden.To further assist you in navigating our July/August listings, and toensure that you do not miss out on festival happenings, we have addeda brief note at the top of each day of our regular GTA listings (SectionB) and Beyond GTA listings (Section C) alerting you to those summerfestivals listed in “Section A: Summer Festivals” which have eventshappening on that day.North Lancaster, ONJune 5 – October 2613-347-1602www.theabbey.caToronto, ONJuly 9 – July 10416-469-5336www.musicafrica.orgIqaluit, NUJune 30 – July 3867-979-6468www.alianait.caAbbey, TheAfrofestAlianait Arts FestivalArt of JazzBrampton Global Jazz and Blues FestivalBrampton, ONAugust 11 – August 14905-874-2800www.artofjazz.orgBCC – Bramalea City Centre, 5 Peel Centre Dr.GP – Gage ParkRT – Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre LaneRGS – Rose Garden Square, 1 Theatre LaneAugust 11 6:00: Shamik Bilgi. GP. Free.August 11 8:00: Jazz Mechanics Big Band.GP. Free.August 12 4:00: Rita Chiarelli. BCC. Free.August 12 6:00: Shamik Bilgi. BCC. Free.August 12 7:00: Shamik Bilgi. GP. Free.August 12 7:30: Dr. John: Marti Gras MeetsMambo. Guests: Jane Bunnett, soprano saxophone;Sarah Morrow, trombone; Hilario Durán,piano. RT. and up.August 12 8:00: Heavyweights Brass Band.GP. Free.August 12 10:00: Downchild Blues Band.GP. Free.August 12 10:00: Late Night Jam. RT. Free.August 13 11am: Bobby McFerrin CirclesongWorkshop. See Listings Section E, “TheETCeteras.”August 13 11:00am: George Grosman Band.RGS. Free.August 13 1:00: Kids Blues Jam. GP. Free.August 13 1:00: Luanda Jones. BCC. Free.August 13 1:00: Tara Davidson Group. RGS.Free.August 13 2:00: Heavyweights Brass Band.BCC. Free.August 13 2:30: Sarah Morrow and SpecialGuests. RGS. Free.August 13 3:00: Calle Rumba. GP. Free.August 13 3:30: Elmer Ferrer. RGS. Free.August 13 3:30: Francisco Mela Workshop.See Listings Section E, “The ETCeteras.”August 13 4:00: Autorickshaw. RGS. Free.A. Summer FestivalsAugust 13 4:00: Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone.BCC. Free.August 13 6:00: Grace Kelly Quartet. RGS.Free.August 13 6:00: Shamik Bilgi with SpecialGuests. BCC. Free.August 13 7:30: Bobby McFerrin: Intimate SoloConcert. RT. and up.August 13 8:00: Harmonica Kings. GP. Free.August 13 9:30: Ugly Beauties: A Tribute toThelonious Monk. RT. .August 13 10:00: Rita Chiarelli. GP. Free.August 13 11:00: Late Night Jam. RT. Free.August 14 11:30am: Gospel Brunch. RGS.Free.August 14 12:00 noon: Grace Kelly Workshop.See Listings Section E, “The ETCeteras.”August 14 1:00: Kids Blues Jam. GP. Free.August 14 4:00: Jane Bunnett. BCC. Free.Aurora Jazz + FestivalAurora, ONJuly 29 – July 31905-841-6893www.aurorajazzfest.comAll events held at Aurora Town Park, Aurora.Admission is /day; weekend pass is ; freeadmission for children 12 and under and seniors65 and older.Festival includes visual artists, film festivalartists, Artisans’ Marketplace, Kids Art Camp,food vendors, beer and wine garden and nonstopmusic. This year’s lineup includes AboriginalPeople’s Choice 2010 nominee Missy Knott,jazz guitarist Rob Tardik, rocker Neil Chapman,the sounds of Motown show, Juno nomineesand winners including Billy Newton-Davis,George St. Kitts and George Oliver, Maple Bluesdiva Robin Banks, Steve Hunter, Michael Massaro,Martin Acouin, Shugga, Joel Krivy, StaceyKaniuk, Caribana North, Blues Club North andother upcoming local artists.Bach Music Festival of CanadaExeter and Zurich, ONJuly 11 – July 17519-235-2565www.bachmusicfestival.comTM - Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, 264Main Street South, ExeterSP - St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,22 Goshen Street South, ZurichSH - South Huron Recreation Centre, 94 VictoriaStreet, ExeterJuly 11 8:00: Trio Alla Grande. Three guitarists.TM. ; (st).July 12 8:00: Lara St. John. Accompanied byMatt Herskowitz. TM. ; (st).July 13 2:00: Lara St. John. Masterclass. SeeListings Section E, “The ETCeteras.”July 13 8:00: The Art of the Aria. ; (st).SP.28 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

July 14 8:00: Gerald Fagan Singers and HarvestehuderKammerchor. TM. ; (st).July 15 8:00: Bach Music Festival Youth Choir.TM. ; (st).July 16 8:00: Bach: Mass in b minor. SH. ;$10(st).Baie des ChaleursInternational Chamber Music FestDalhousie, NBJuly 7 – July 10506-684-5825www.fmcbc.nb.caBanff Summer Arts FestivalBanff, ABMay 24 – September 17403-762-6100 or 1-800-413-8368www.banffcentre.caBeaches International Jazz FestivalToronto, ONJuly 15 – July 24416-410-8809www.beachesjazz.comBrott Music FestivalHamilton, Burlington, Ancaster, ONJune 11 – August 18905-525-7664 or 1-888-475-9377www.brottmusic.comCUC – Centenary United Church, 24 MainStreet West, HamiltonMOCO – Mohawk College, McIntyre Theatre,135 Fennell Avenue West, HamiltonRBG – Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 PlainsRoad West, BurlingtonSJAC – St John’s Anglican Church, 272 WilsonStreet East, AncasterJuly 7 7:30: Opera Romance. Selections fromoperas by Leoncavallo, Saint Saëns and Verdi.Sinead Sugrue, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo;Ermanno Mauro, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone.MOCO. ; (sr); $10(st).July 9 7:30: The Eagles! Tribute to the rockband, including “Hotel California,” “Desperado,”“Take It to the Limit,” “All She Wants toDo is Dance,” and other songs. National AcademyOrchestra, Boris Brott, conductor. MOCO.; (sr); (st).July 14 7:30: Lisiecki plays Liszt. Mozart:Piano Concerto No.21 in C K467 “Elvira Madigan”;Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2. Jan Lisciecki,piano; National Academy Orchestra, BorisBrott, conductor. MOCO. ; (st); $10(st).July 17 3:00: High Tea, Italian Style! Rossini:Saltarello a l’Italienne; selected sonatasby Clementi and Vivaldi; Martucci: Tarantella.Giussepe La Licata, piano. SJAC. ; (sr);(st). Includes High Tea.July 21 7:30: Organ Extravaganza. SaintSaëns: Symphony No.3; Bales: Variants;Jongen: Concerto for Organ. Ken Cowan, organ;National Academy Orchestra, Boris Brott,conductor. CUC. ; (sr); $10(st).July 23 7:30: Hou Plays Sibelius. Sibelius: ViolinConcerto; Shostakovich: Symphony No.5; C.Wilson: Joe Canada Overture. Suzanne Hou, violin;National Academy Orchestra, Boris Brott,conductor. MOCO. ; (sr); $10(st).July 27 7:30: Russian Romantics. Rachmaninoff:Piano Concerto No.2; Rival: Scherzo;Tchaikovsky: Pathetique Symphony. Sara DavisBuechner, piano; National Academy Orchestra,Boris Brott, conductor. MOCO. ; ;$10(st).July 30 7:30: Candlelight and Wine with JoeTrio. New works by contemporary composersand arrangements of popular, jazz and rocktunes. SJAC. , (sr); (st).August 6 7:30: Carmen. Bizet. Lauren Segal,mezzo (Carmen); Keith Klassen, tenor (DonJosé); Sinead Sugrue, soprano (Micaëla); GregoryDahl, baritone (Escamillo); Arcady Singers,Ron Beckett, conductor; Giandomenico Vaccari,stage director; National Academy Orchestra,Boris Brott, conductor. MOCO. ;(sr); (st).August 11 7:30: The Spanish Gypsy. Ravel: Tzigane;Bolero; Bizet/Waxman: Carmen FantasyOverture; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen. Lara St.John, violin; National Academy Orchestra, BorisBrott, conductor. MOCO. ; (sr); $10(st).August 13 7:30: Broadway Heroes. Songs fromCamelot, Phantom, Oklahoma and Man of LaMancha. David Rogers, voice; National AcademyOrchestra, Boris Brott, conductor. MOCO.; (sr); $10(st).August 14 3:00: High Tea: The Whitehern Legacy.Works by Mendelssohn, Chaminade, C.Schumann and others. Valerie Tryon, piano;Janet Obermeyer, soprano; Jacqui TempletonMuir, reader; Robert Latimer Cornell, reader.RBG. ; (sr); (st). Includes High Tea.August 18 7:30: Carmina Burana. Orff. LeslieAnne Bradley, soprano; John McMaster, tenor;Ted Baerg, bass; Arcady Singers; NationalAcademy Orchestra, Boris Brott, conductor.MOCO. ; (sr); (st).Buckhorn Fine Art FestivalBuckhorn, ONAugust 11 – August 14877-300-9766www.buckhornfineart.comBurlington Country & BluesBar B QueBurlington, ONJuly 8 – July 10www.burlingtoncountryandbluesbbq.caCanada’s Irish FestivalMiramichi, NBJuly 14 – July 17506-778-8810www.canadasirishfest.omCalgary Folk FestCalgary, ABJuly 21 – July 24403-233-0904www.calgaryfolkfest.comCanadian Guitar FestivalOdessa, ONJuly 29 – July 31613-386-8878www.canadianguitarfestival.comCanadian Open Old TimeFiddle ChampionshipShelburne, ONAugust 3 – August 6519-925-8620www.shelburnefiddlecontest.caEG – Entertainment Gardens, FairgroundsGTH – Grace Tipling Hall, 203 Main StreetEastBROTT2OJUNE 11-AUGUST 1811MUSIC FESTIVALBoris Brott, Artistic DirectorSAT. AUG. 6Mohawk College,McIntyre Theatre,7:30 pmBizet’sCarmenand much much more!National AcademyOrchestra of CanadaA Tribute to TheEagles! LisieckiSAT. JULY 9Mohawk College McIntyreTheatre 7:30 pmSAT.JULY 30Candlelight and Win ewith JoeTrioSt. John’s Anglican Church,Ancaster 7:30 pmplays Liszt!THURS. JULY 14Mohawk College McIntyreTheatre 7:30 pmBuranaCarminaTHURS. AUG. 18Mohawk College,McIntyre Theatre, 7:30 pm905.525.7664 l www.brottmusic.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011 29

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