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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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July_HalfPgVert_4c_GM_BC11154_Alagna_Layout 3 17/06/11 3:00 PM Page 1THE LONG-AWAITED CANADIAN DEBUTWED AUG 31ROBERTOALAGNAwith Canadian debut of Special guest SopranoSVETLA VASSILEVAthe Blackcreek Festival Orchestra and Chorus,conducted by Leonardo VordoniTICKETS ON SALE!SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALBUY TICKETS: BlackCreekFestival.comRadio Sponsor:1.888.860.7888REXALL CENTRE BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN!York University, 1 Shoreham Dr. (Keele St. south of Steeles Ave.)“STATE-OF-THE-ART” ACOUSTICS,7000 PARKING SPOTSAND A WIDE ARRAY OF DINING OPTIONS.Creative: stcworks.caRCL – Royal Canadian Legion, 203 WilliamStreetSA – Shelburne Area, 200 Fiddle Park LaneAugust 3 7:00: Battle of the Bands. SA.$10/(adv).August 4 7:30: Louis Schryer. SA. ;$10(child).August 5 1:00 – 4:30: Fiddle Competition.Playdowns and awards for “9 & Under Class,”“10 – 12 Class” and “56 & Over Class.” SA.$10; (child).August 5 7:00: Fiddle Competition. Preliminaryplaydowns for “13 – 18 Class” (Junior Championship);“Novelty Class”; “Duet Class”; “19– 55” class; “Championship Class”; “GospelClass.” SA. $10; (child).August 5 8:00: Kristin Scott and Aaron Henry.RCL. Free.August 5 8:00: Bon Jovi Tribute Band and LiveDJ. EG. $10.August 6 2:30 and 4:00: Rittmai Fiddle andStepdance Show. GTH. ; (child).August 6 6:30: Fiddle Championship Finals andEntertainment. SA. ; $10(child).August 6 8:00: Little Peter and the Elegants.RCL. Free.August 6 8:00: Trooper with Eagles TributeBand Hotel California. EG. .Canterbury Folk FestivalIngersoll, ONJuly 8 – July 10www.canterburyfolkfestival.on.caCapital One BlackCreekSummer Music FestivalToronto, ONJune 4 – August 311-888-860-7888www.blackcreekfestival.comAll concerts held at the Rexall Centre, York University,1 Shoreham Drive, Toronto.July 2 8:00: Tony Bennett and Diana Krall withOrchestra. .50–1.25.Jul 9 8:00: The Very, Very Best of Broadwaywith Musical Director Marvin Hamlisch. Performersinclude Raúl Esparza, Jane Krakowski,Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, MartinShort and others; BlackCreek Festival Orchestraand Chorus. .50–$169.50.July 16 8:00: John Fogerty and The LevonHelm Band. .50–$101.75.July 20 8:00: Pink Martini and Chris Botti,with guest Jesse Cook. .75–3.July 22 8:00: Excerpts from Carmen and Porgyand Bess. Denyce Graves, mezzo; CastletonFestival Opera, Lorin Maazel, conductor..25–4.50.July 23 5:00: Truth and Soul: A Gospel Event.With Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary, DonnieMcClurkin and The Mighty Clouds of Joy..50–1.25.publication Whole Notecolour 4cad size half Page Vertical (3.5” x 10”)specsinsertion July 2011docket # 73074ad # BC 11 153August 27 8:00: Beethoven’s Ninth. Beethoven:Symphony No.9; Leonore Overture No.3.René Pape, bass; Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano;Ekaterina Metlova, mezzo; Richard Margison,tenor; 80-voice BlackCreek Festival Chorus;London Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel,conductor. .75–124.50.August 29 8:00: Russian Composers and OtherOperatic Favourites. Mussorgsky: The CoronationScene (from Boris Godunov); Pictures atan Exhibition (orch. by Ravel); Puccini: Intermezzo(from Manon Lescaut); Verdi: Don CarloA. Summer Festivals(selected arias); Gounod: Faust (selected arias).René Pape, bass; BlackCreek Festival Chorus;London Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel,conductor. .75–4.50.August 30 8:00: All American Program. Copland:Lincoln Portrait; Appalachian SpringSuite; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; AnAmerican in Paris; Bernstein: Candide Overture.James Earl Jones, narrator; Pascal Rogé,piano; London Symphony Orchestra, LorinMaazel, conductor. .75–4.50.August 31 8:00: Roberto Alagna, tenor, withSvetla Vassileva, soprano. Programme salutes150th anniversary of Italy’s unification. Featuringarias and duets by Puccini, Verdi, Halevyand Zandonai, and orchestral and choral selectionsby Bizet and Mascagni. BlackCreek FestivalOrchestra and Chorus, Leonardo Vordoni,conductor. –4.25.Chautauqua Music FestivalChautauqua, NYJune 25 – August 11716-357-6233music.ciweb.orgCisco Ottawa BluesfestOttawa, ONJuly 5 – July 17613-247-1188 or 1-866-258-3748www.ottawabluesfest.caClear Lake Chamber Music FestivalBrandon, MBJuly 30 – August 2204-571-6547www.clearlakechamberfestival.comCollingwood ArtsJazz & Blues FestivalCollingwood, ONAugust 19 – August 21705-445-2729 or Music FestivalCollingwood, Owen Sound, ONJuly 8 – July 28519-599-5461www.collingwoodmusicfestival.comThe festival offers seven concerts – five in Collingwoodand two in Owen Sound. The Collingwoodconcerts are: Hannaford Street SilverBand (July 8); Skye Consort and Music of theBritish Isles (July 14); Kwan Quartet (July 16);Triple Forte (July 27); Duo Concertante (July 28).The Owen Sound concerts are: Jorger Lopezplaying South American music (July 22); AntonKuerti (July 23).Cooperstown Summer Music FestivalCooperstown, NYJuly 3 – August 281-877-666-7421www.cooperstownmusicfest.orgCorso Italia FestivalToronto, ONJuly 2 – July 3416-698-2152www.torontofiesta.comDowntown Oakville Jazz FestivalOakville, ONAugust 5 – August 7www.oakvillejazz.ca30 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

FOTS_Wholenote(2011).indd 111-05-13 12:58 PMEaglewood Folk FestivalPefferlaw, ONAugust 26 – August 281-800-437-1567www.eaglewoodfolk.comEdmonton International Jazz FestivalEdmonton, ABJune 24 – July 3780-990-0222www.edmontonjazz.comElectric Eclectics 6Meaford, ONJuly 29 – July 31519-378-9899www.electric-eclectics.comElora FestivalElora, ONJuly 8 – July 31519-846-0331 or 1-888-747-7550www.elorafestival.comEPS – Elora Public School, 288 Mill Street EastGB – Gambrel Barn, 7444 Wellington Road 21SJAC – St. John’s Anglican Church, 36 HendersonStreetSMCC – St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 267 GeddesStreetJuly 8 8:00: Opening Night: Magnificent Mozart.Mozart: Symphony No.40 in g; Requiem.Karina Gauvin, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo,mezzo; Christopher Mayell, tenor; MatthewCassils, baritone; Elora Festival Singers; EloraFestival Orchestra, Noel Edison, conductor. GB.. 7:15: Pre-concert chat.July 9 2:00: Karina Gauvin in Recital. Works byHahn, Bizet, Poulenc and Mozart. Karina Gauvin,soprano; guest: Stephen Sitarski, violin.SJAC. .July 9 4:00: Stars of Tomorrow. Works byHindemith, Albéniz, Lizotte, Liszt, Haydn andChopin. Robin Best, harp; Rudin Lengo, piano.SJAC. .July 9 8:00: The Spitfire Band. Songs from thegolden age of big band. GB. .July 10 2:00: Rich Romantics. R. Strauss:Der Abend; Mahler: Ich Bin Der Welt Abhandengekomenn; also works by Brahms, Schumann,Rheinberger and Mendelssohn. Elora FestivalSingers, Noel Edison, conductor. SMCC. .July 10 4:00: Madawaska String Quartet withLeslie Kinton, piano. Mozart: Piano Quartet No.1in g; Dvořák: Piano Quintet No.2 in A; Adams:Pavane “She’s so fine.” SJAC. .July 13 7:30: TD Competition. Young Canadiantalent competition, judged by jury andaudience. Finalists: Suzu Enns, clarinet; IsabellXuanru, piano; Jenavieve Moore, soprano;Sarah Gates, saxophone; Yolanda Bruno, violin;Laura McLean, soprano; Adam Zukiewicz,piano. SJAC. .July 14 8:00: Dave Eggert in Recital. Bach:Suite No.4 in E-flat; Prokofiev: March (fromMusic for children); Tavener: Syviati; alsoworks by Morlock, Xenakis, Colombi and Lutoslawski.SJAC. .July 15 4:00: Elora Festival Kids Camp FinalConcert. Emily Petrenko, leader and camp director.EPS. $10; (st).July 15 8:00: Michael Burgess and RebeccaCaine. Broadway songs, old and new. GB. .July 16 2:00: Cecilia String Quartet. Haydn:String Quartet No.26 in g; Dvořák: String QuartetNo.13 in G. SJAC. .July 16 4:00: Telemann Cantatas. Telemann:O Jesu, nomen dulce; O Suesser o freundlicher;Sonatina in c; and other works. Kevin Skelton,tenor; Alison Melville, recorder; Olivier Fortin,harpsichord; Thomas Baeté, viola da gamba.SJAC. .July 16 8:00: Sarah Slean. Singer-songwriterand composer. GB. .July 17 2:00: Heavenly Haydn. Haydn: Theresienmesse;Organ Concerto in C. Elora FestivalSingers and Chamber Orchestra; MichaelBloss, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. SJAC..July 17 4:00: Songs in Time of War. Roth:Songs in Time of War, text by Seth; Britten:Songs from the Chinese; Zhang: A Little Suitefor violin and harp. Talisker Players; LawrenceWiliford, tenor. SJAC. .July 21 8:00: Arvo Pärt: Passio. Elora FestivalSingers with violin, oboe, cello, bassoon and organ;Noel Edison, conductor. SJAC. .July 22 8:00: Local Legends. Gwen Swick,Tom McManus and Kevin Breit. GB. .July 23 2:00: Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose. HughBrewster, narrator and author; ChristopherNewton, narrator; Kelli Fox, narrator; EloraFestival Singers; Leslie De’Ath, piano; Noel Edison,conductor. SJAC. .July 23 4:00: Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano.Works by Schubert, Liszt, R. Strauss andGershwin. SJAC. .July 23 8:00: Matt Dusk, vocals. GB. .July 24 2:00: The Church with Psalms MustShout. Works by Weelkes, Gibbons, de Victoria,Purcell, Bach, Howells, Sanders and Bernstein.Elora Festival Singers; Michael Bloss, organ;Sarah Davidson, harp; Andy Morris, percussion;Noel Edison, conductor.July 24 4:00: The Schumann Letters. SusanGilmour Bailey, soprano; Michael Kim, piano;Colin Fox, narrator. SJAC. .July 29 8:00: Israel in Egypt. Handel. EloraFestival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison,conductor. GB. .July 30 2:00: John Scott, organ. Guilmant:March on a Theme of Handel; Handel; Concertoin F; Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C; also worksby Stanford, Leighton, Bolcom and Vierne.SJAC. .July 30 4:00: The Goldberg Variations. Bach.David Jalbert, piano. SJAC. .July 30 8:00: The Swingle Singers. A cappellagroup. Whitacre: A Boy and a Girl; Corea:Spain; de Falla: Nana; also works by Björk,Chopin, Corea, Jobim, Lennon/McCartney, J.Mitchell, Piazzolla, Rimsky-Korsakov, Sting, J.Taylor and Tchaikovsky. GB. .July 31 2:00: Folk & Lore and More. MarcusNance, bass baritone; James Bourne, piano;Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor.SJAC. .Fergus Scottish Festival& Highland GamesFergus, ONAugust 12 – August 14519-787-0099www.fergusscottishfestival.comFestival 500 Sharing the VoicesSt. John’s, NLJuly 13 – July 19709-738-6013www.festival500.comFestival AlexandriaAlexandria, ONJune 19 – July 17Brussels Chamber Orchestra Gryphon TrioAlexander Seredenko Cecilia String QuartetDave Young Quartetto Gelato Gene DiNoviValerie Tryon Moshe Hammer Michel StraussChristian Sharpe Marc Johnson Christophe WeidmannMacha Belooussova André Laplante Gil SharonMark DuBois Leslie Fagan Voice Afire Pocket OperaGuy Few Russell Braun Sharon Coste-PorasJean Stilwell Carolyn Maule James CampbellSwingle Singers Quatuor Artur-LeblancToronto Masque Theatre Afiara String QuartetToronto Mendelssohn Choir Yehonatan BerickToronto All-Star Big Band Hannaford Street SilverBand Elmer Iseler Singers Festival WindsRobi Botos Climax Jazz Band Joel QuarringtonMark Fewer Terry Clarke Angela ChengReg Schwager Kevin Turcotte Chris BezantChris Kettlewell Roberto Rosenman Graham CampbellAnagnoson & Kinton Carol McCartneyJames Mason Duo Concertante Louis TrépanierEvelyn Hart Penderecki String QuartetBeverley Johnston Neil Spaulding Julie BaumgartelKeith Horner Suzanne Shulman Winston ChoiRyan Harper Brian James Emma Carina MeinrenkenAlvin Chow New Zealand String QuartetJeffrey Stokes Ken MacDonald Andrea HansenLafayette String Quartet Adam GyörgyAndrea Ludwig William McArton David BourqueJames McKay Colin Fox Bruce Kelly Rachel MercerCanada’s premier summer classical musicevent at the Charles W. Stockey Centrefor the Performing Arts in Parry Sound— on beautiful Georgian Bay.July 15 – August 7, 2011Call or visit the Festival of the SoundBox Office for tickets and information42 James Street, Parry Sound705.746.2410 or 1.866.364.0061Or visit our new websitefor online ticket saleswww.festivalofthesound.caJuly 1–September 7, 2011 31

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