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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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www.festivalalexandria.comAll concerts held at the festival barn, 3689County Road. 45, Alexandria.Ticket price for all shows: .July 2 3:00: Terry Gillespie & Friends.July 3 3:00: Theodore Baskin, oboe; KarenBaskin, cello; Lauretta Altman, piano. Works byBeethoven, Haas, Janacek.July 9 3:00: Eleanore Altman & Aaron Salomanwith Terry Tufts.July 10 3:00: Strada.July 16 3:00: Ladies of the Canyon.July 17 3:00: Linda Rosenthal, violin; LaurettaAltman, piano.Festival de LanaudièreJoliette, PQJuly 9 – August 7450-759-7636www.lanaudiere.orgFestival D’été de QuébecQuébec, PQJuly 7 – July 171-888-992-5200www.infofestival.comFestival du loupPenetanguishene, ONJuly 15 – July 17705-533-3200www.festivalduloup.on.caFIJMFestival International de Jazz de MontréalMontreal, PQJune 24 – July 4514-523-3378www.montrealjazzz.comFestival Internationalde Musique Baroque de LamèqueLamèque, NBJuly 28 – July 30506-344-5846 or 1-877-377-8003www.festivalbaroque.comFestival International Nuits D’AfriqueMontreal, PQJuly 12 – July 24514-499-9239www.festivalnuitsdafrique.comFestival of the SoundParry Sound, ONJuly 15 – August 7705-746-2410 or 1-866-364-0061www.festivalofthesound.caCWSC – Charles W. Stockey Centre, 2 BayStreetPSTD – Parry Sound Town Dock, 9 Bay StreetSJUC – St. James United Church, 24 MaryStreetJuly 15 7:30: Opening Piano Gala Concert.Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune;Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.26 in E-flatOp.81a “Les Adieux”; Rachmaninoff: Selectionsfrom the Études Tableaux”; Saint-Saëns:Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso: Handel:Aria (arr. C. Flesch); Gershwin: Rhapsody inBlue. Anagnoson & Kinton, piano duo; AndréLaplante, piano; Emma Carina Meinrenken, violin;Alex Seredenko, piano. CWSC. -.A. Summer FestivalsJuly 16 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Bach: Violin Concerto in a BWV1041; Piazzolla:Invierno Porteno (“Winter” from The FourSeasons of Buenos Aires); von Weber: ClarinetQuinet in B-flat Op.34; Mendelssohn: Capriccioand Fugue for strings Op.81; Dvořák: Serenadefor Strings in E Op.22. Brussels Chamber Orchestra,Michael Guttman, conductor and violin.CWSC. -.July 17 2:30: Music for a Sunday Afternoon.Liszt: Années des pèlerinage, Year Two: “Italy.”André Laplante, piano. CWSC. -.July 17 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Mozart: String Quartet No.14 in G K387; Rachmaninoff:Piano Sonata No.2 in b-flat Op.36;Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Op.20. CeciliaString Quartet; Afiara String Quartet; AlexSeredenko, piano CWSC. -.July 18 7:00: Sunset on the Bay MusicalCruise. Works by Chopin, Piazzolla, Puccini andHaydn. Afiara String Quartet; Cecilia StringQuartet; Alex Seredenko, piano; Gryphon Trio.PSTD. .July 19 12:00 noon: Liszt’s Beethoven I.Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Op.71 No.1; PianoTrio in E-flat Op.70 No.2. Gryphon Trio. CWSC.-.July 19 2:30: Liszt’s Beethoven II. Beethoven:Piano Trio in B-flat Op.97; Violin Sonata in AOp.12 No.2. Gryphon Trio. CWSC. -.July 19 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening. Excerptsfrom opera and oratorio. Mozart: Requiem;Great Mass in c K427; Brahms: Requiem;Mendelssohn: Elijah; Haydn: Creation; Gounod:“Soldiers’ Chorus” from Faust; Verdi: “AnvilChorus” from Il Trovatore; “Chorus of the HebrewSlaves” from Nabucco; Wagner: “BridalChorus” from Lohengrin. Toronto MendelssohnChoir, Noel Edison, conductor. CWSC.-.July 20 12:00 noon: Banff Winners I. Shostakovich:String Quartet No.7 in f-sharp Op.108;Dvořák: String Quartet No.13 in G Op.106. CeciliaString Quartet. CSWC. -.July 20 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Françaix: Clarinet Quintet; Poulenc: Flute Sonata;Ravel: Jeu d’eau for solo piano; Lavallée:Le Papillon for flute, clarinet and piano. SuzanneShulman, flute; James Campbell, clarinet;Winston Choi, piano; Cecilia String Quartet.CWSC. -.July 20 7:30: Liszt & Friends. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier; Liszt: Piano Sonata in bS178/R21; Hummel: Septet No.2 Op.114 “Military.”Adam György, piano; Rachel Mercer,cello; James Campbell, clarinet; Winston Choi,piano; Guy Few, trumpet; Suzanne Shulman,flute; Jeffrey Stokes, double bass and lecturer;Yehonatan Berick, violin. CWSC. -.July 21 12:00 noon: Banff Winners II. Haydn:String Quartet in C Op.20 No.2; Nielsen: StringQuartet No.4 in F Op.44. Afiara String Quartet.CWSC. -.July 21 2:30: Liszt: The Virtuoso Tradition.György: Island; Verdi/Liszt: Rigoletto Paraphrase;Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 inD-flat; Mendelssohn/Liszt/Horowitz/György:Wedding March Transcription. Adam György,piano. CWSC. -.July 21 7:30: Paganini and Friends. Brahms:Variations on a Theme by Paganini Op.35;Liszt: The Paganini Études; Paganini: Selectionsfor violin, cello and guitar; Schumann:Études after Paganini Caprices Op.3; Rachmaninoff:Variations of the 24th Caprice. YehonatanBerick, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello; LouisTrépanier, guitar; Winston Choi, Adam György,piano. CWSC. -.July 22 12:00 noon: Italian Serenade. Wolf:Italian Serenade; Puccini: Chrysanthemums;Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for violin & piano;Scarlatti: Sonata in A; DiNovi: Tarantella;Saint-Saëns: Tarantella in a Op.6; Bellini: OboeConcerto in E-flat. Suzanne Shulman, flute;Afiara String Quartet; Cecilia String Quartet;James Campbell, clarinet; Winston Choi, piano;Moshe Hammer, violin; James Mason, oboe.CWSC. -.July 22 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Paganini: 24 Caprices for solo violin. YehonatanBerick, violin. CWSC. -.July 22 7:30: Moshe Hammer Plays Vivaldi.Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in d Op.70 “Souvenirde Florence”; Vivaldi: The Four Seasons.Moshe Hammer, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello;Cynthia Hiebert, harpsichord; YehonatanBerick, violin; Min-Jeong Koh, violin; CaitlinBoyle, viola; David Samuel, viola; Adrian Fung,cello; Festival Ensemble. CWSC. -.July 24 2:30: Italian Baroque. Albinoni: ConcertoSaint Marc in F; Vivaldi: Trio in g for flute,oboe and bassoon; A. Scarlatti: Arias for sopranoand trumpet; D. Scarlatti: Sonatas forsolo harpsichord; Corelli: Sonata for violin andcontinuo; Handel: Italian aria. Leslie Fagan,soprano; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Guy Few,trumpet; Cynthia Hiebert, harpsichord; JamesMason, oboe; James McKay, bassoon; SuzanneShulman, flute. CWSC. -.July 24 7:30: Neapolitan Nights. Italianfavourites including “October Sole Mio.”Quartetto Gelato; Peter de Sotto, tenor. CWSC.-.July 25 7:00: Sunset on the Bay MusicalCruise. Dixieland jazz with the Climax JazzBand. PSTD. .July 26 12:00: Noon at St. James. Handel: Sonatain C Op.1 No.7 for flute and organ; Viviani:Sonata Seconda for trumpet and organ; Rameau:Works for trumpet and pipe organ. SuzanneShulman, flute; Guy Few, trumpet; WilliamMcArton, organ. SJUC. -.July 26 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Bach: Violin Sonata in c BWV1017; Sibelius:Valse triste Op.44 No.1; Mendelssohn: StringQuartet No.1 in E-flat Op.12. Duo Concertante;Quatuor Artur-Leblanc. CWSC. -.July 26 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Mozart overtures and arias; Gounod: PetiteSymphonie in B-flat; Schubert: Quintet in A forpiano and strings D667 “The Trout.” RussellBraun, baritone; Macha Belooussova, piano;Sharon Coste-Poras, soprano; Carolyn Maule,piano; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Gil Sharon,violin; Michel Strauss, cello; ChristopheWiedmann, viola; Festival Winds; HarmoniemusikEnsemble. CWSC. -.July 27 12:00 noon: Music for a SummerNoon. Chan Ka-Nin: Late in a Slow Time;Chatman: Quiet Exchange; Hatzis: Afterthoughts2; Southam: Alternate Currents forvibes, gongs, crotales & temple bowls. EvelynHart, narrator; James Campbell, clarinet; BeverleyJohnston, percussion; Suzanne Shulman,flute; Duo Concertante. CWSC. -.July 27 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Bach: Partita in a BWV1013; Cello SuiteNo.1 in G BWV1007; Partita No.1 in B-flat forsolo keyboard BWV825. Valerie Tryon, piano;Marc Johnson, cello; Suzanne Shulman, flute.CWSC. -.July 27 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Poulenc: Mouvement Perpetual; Gershwin: selectedarias from Porgy and Bess; Stravinsky:L’histoire du soldat. CWSC. -.July 28 12:00 noon: Monet’s Music. Ravel: LaValse; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of aFaun; Fauré: Piano Quartet in c Op.15; Hersant:Les Ombres de Giverny. Michel Strauss, cello;Macha Belooussova, piano; Gil Sharon, violin;Valerie Tryon, piano; Christophe Weidmann,viola; Festival Ensemble. CWSC. -.July 28 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Puccini: Madame Butterfly (act 1). Voice AfirePocket Opera. CWSC. -.July 28 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Wagner: Siegfried Idyll; Strauss: Four LastSongs; Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B-flatOp.18. Macha Belooussova, piano; Julie Baumgartel,violin; Sharon Coste-Poras, soprano;Marc Johnson, cello; Gil Sharon, violin; MichelStrauss, cello; Christophe Weidmann, viola;Festival Ensemble; Jean-Luc Plourde, viola.CWSC. -.July 29 12:00 noon: Music for a SummerNoon. Ravel: String Quartet in F; VaughanWilliams: Piano Quintet in c. Quatuor Artur-Leblanc; Marc Johnson, cello; Joel Quarrington,double bass; Valerie Tryon, piano. CWSC.-.July 29 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Beethoven: String Quartet in c Op.9 No.3;Beethoven/Triebensee: Symphony No.7 in AOp.92; Gil Sharon, violin; Michel Strauss, cello;Christophe Weidmann, viola; Festival Winds;Harmoniemusik Ensemble. CWSC. -.July 29 7:30: Soirée de Vienne. Grünfeld:Soirée de Vienne; Mozart: Piano Quartet in gK478; Mahler: Symphony No.4 in G. ValerieTryon, piano; Sharon Coste-Poras, soprano;Marc Johnson, cello; James MCKay, bassoon;Gil Sharon, violin; Christophe Weidmann, viola;Festival Ensemble. CWSC. -.July 30 7:30: Tribute to Oscar Peterson. DaveYoung, bass; Robi Botos, piano; Terry Clarke,drums; Reg Schwager, guitar; Kevin Turcotte,trumpet. CWSC. -.July 31 2:30: Hot Club of France. Tribute toStéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. MarkFewer, violin; Chris Bezant, guitar; GrahamCampbell, guitar; Chris Kettlewell, bass; RobertoRosenman, guitar. CWSC. -.July 31 7:30: Swingle Singers. A cappellavoice ensemble. CWSC. -.August 1 7:30: Tribute to Glenn Miller. TorontoAll-Star Big Band. CWSC. -.August 2 12:00 noon: Music for a SummerNoon. Beethoven: String Quartet in D Op.18No.3; String Quartet in G Op.18 No.2. JeffreyStokes, double bass and lecturer; LafayetteString Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet;Penderecki String Quartet. CWSC. -.August 2 7:30: Best of Broadway. Songs byGershwin, Porter, Rodgers and Hart and others.Carol McCartney, vocals; Dave Young, bass;Terry Clarke, drums; David French, tenor saxophone;Gary Williamson, piano. CWSC. .August 3 12:00: Music for a Summer Noon.Beethoven: String Quartet in F Op.18 No.1;String Quartet in A Op.18 No.5; Sonata in DOp.10 No.3. Stéphane Lemelin, piano; LafayetteString Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 3 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Beethoven: String Quartet in F Op.59 No.1“Razumovsky”; New Zealand String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 3 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Beethoven: String Quartet in e Op.59 No.2“Razumovsky”; String Quartet in C Op.59 No.3“Razumovsky”; String Quartet in E-flat Op.74“Harp.” Penderecki String Quartet; LafayetteString Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 4 12:00 noon: Music for a Summer32 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

Noon. Beethoven: String Quartet in f Op.95“Serioso”; Piano Sonata No.31 in A-flatOp.110; String Quartet in E-flat Op.12. StéphaneLemelin, piano; Penderecki String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 4 2:30: Music for a Summer Afternoon.Beethoven: String Quartet in a Op.132 “HeiligerDankgesang.” Penderecki String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 4 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Beethoven: String Quarte in c-sharp Op.131;String Quartet in B-flat Op.130 (with last finale);Grosse Fugue in B-flat Op.133. LafayetteString Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 5 12:00 noon: Music for a SummerNoon. Beethoven: String Quartet in c Op.18No.4; String Quartet in F Op.135. PendereckiString Quartet; Lafayette String Quartet.CWSC. -.August 5 2:30: Quartets for New Times. Corlis:Raven and the First Men; Shostakovich:String Quartet No.9 in E-flat Op.117. CWSC.-.August 5 7:30: Schubertiade. Schubert: MomentsMusicaux D780; The Shepherd on theRock D965; String Quintet in C D956. LeslieFagan, soprano; Lafayette String Quartet;James Campbell, clarinet; Rolf Gjelsten, cello;Stéphane Lemelin, piano. CWSC. -.August 6 7:30: Music for a Summer Evening.Daley: Requiem: Mozart: Requiem Mass in dK626. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Andrea Ludwig,mezzo; Ryan Harper, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone;Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams, conductor;Festival Chamber Orchestra. CWSC.-.August 7 2:30: A Lighter Shade of Brass.Mix of virtuoso solo, brass band and big band.Works by Vaughan Williams, Goffin, Major-Marothyand Venables; also Cable’s “Georgian BayReflections.” Hannaford Street Silver Band,Curtis Metcalfe, conductor. CWSC. -.Fiesta BuckhornBuckhorn, ONHamiltonInternationalGuitar FestivalJuly 8-10, 2011A three-day celebration of theclassical guitar!Gala Opening ConcertFriday July 8, 8pmThe Katona TwinsAlso featuring concerts by DaleKavanagh, Johannes Moller,ChromaDuo, Jeff McFadden andthe Henderson-Kolk DuoHamilton Conservatoryfor the Arts126 James St. S.Tickets and more info:(905) 807-4792www.hamiltonguitarfest.comJuly 16July 17705-657-8833www.buckhorncommunitycentre.comFolk on the Rocks FestivalYellowknife, NTJuly 14 – July 17867-920-7806www.folkontherocks.comForest FestivalHaliburton, ONAugust 17 – August 21705-754-2198www.theforestfestival.comGlimmerglass OperaCooperstown, NYJuly 2 – August 23607-547-2255www.glimmerglass.orgGoderich Celtic Roots FestivalGoderich, ONAugust 5 – August 7519-524-8221www.celticfestival.caGuelph Jazz FestivalGuelph, ONSeptember 7 – September 11519-763-4952www.guelphjazzfestival.comHalifax Jazz FestivalHalifax, NSJuly 8 – July 16902-492-2225www.jazzeast.comHamilton Int’l Guitar FestivalHamilton, ONJuly 8 – July 10905-807-4792www.hamiltonguitarfest.comAll concerts and festival events take place at theHamilton Conservatory for the Arts, 126 JamesStreet South, Hamilton. Festival also offers guitarlessons, luthier showcase, vendor fair andfinger aerobics.July 8 8:00: Gala Opening Concert: KatonaTwins. Hungary. ; (sr/st).July 9 2:00: Chromaduo. Canada/USA. ;$10(sr/st).July 9 8:00: Jeff McFadden. Canada. ;(sr/st).July 9 9:00: Dale Kavanagh. Canada/Germany.; (sr/st).July 10 2:00: Henderson-Kolk Duo. Canada.; $10(sr/st).amilton Organ estivalJuly 17-21July 10 8:00: Johannes Möller. Sweden. ;(sr/st).Hamilton Organ FestivalHamilton, ONJuly 17 – July 21905-648-0230www.hamiltonorganfestival.caCCA – Christ’s Church Anglican Cathedral, 252James Street NorthCPC – Central Presbyterian Church, 165 CharltonAvenue WestCUC – Centenary United Church 24 MainStreet WestJBC – John Bell Chapel, Appleby College, 540Lakeshore Road West, OakvilleSJA – St James Anglican Church 137 MelvilleStreet, DundasSJB – St. John the Baptist Roman CatholicChurch, 2016 Blairholm Avenue, BurlingtonSJE – St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church,320 Charlton Avenue WestJul 17 7:30: Bach, Brahms & More. The HarvestehudeChamber Choir of Germany. CCA..Jul 18 7:30: Canadian and French Masterworks.Maxine Thévenot, organ. CPC. .Jul 19 11:00am: Organ and French Horn. KarenHolmes, organ; Damian Rivers-Moore, horn.JBC. .Jul 19 3:30: Bach, Byrd, Buxtehude – and Bedard!Matthew Coons, organ. SJB. .Jul 20 1:45: Widor, Franck, Wagner & More.Scott Bradford, organ. SJE. .Jul 20 7:30: French Style in Germany and Russia.Konstantin Volostnov, organ. CCA. .Jul 21 2:30: Liszt and Alain. Philippe Bélanger,organ. SJA. .Jul 21 7:30: Concertos for Organ and Orchestra.Works by Jongen, Saint-Saëns, Dupré andBales. Ken Cowan, organ; National AcademyOrchestra, Boris Brott, conductor. CUC. 905-525-7664. ; (sr/st).Harrison Festival SocietyHarrison Hot Springs, BCJuly 8 – July 13604-796-3664www.harrisonfestival.comHighlands Summer FestivalHaliburton, ONJuly 3 – August 12705-457-9933www.highlandssummerfestival.on.caAll performances are held at the Northern LightsPerforming Arts Pavilion, 5358 County Road21, Haliburton. In addition to the musical listedbelow, the festival also offers three non-musicalInternational performersEight concerts in five dayswww.hamiltonorganfestival.caproductions which run to August 12.Ticket price for all performances: .July 3 2:30: Anne of Green Gables (opening).Also July 4 – 8; July 10(mat); July 12 – 15.July 4 – July 8 8:00: Anne of Green Gables.July 10 2:30: Anne of Green Gables.July 11 8:00: Archibald & Regina. Acousticfolk concert.July 12 – July 15 8:00: Anne of Green Gables.July 29 8:00: Archibald & Regina. Acousticfolk concert.August 1 8:00: Archibald & Regina. Acousticfolk concert.Highlands Opera StudioHaliburton, ONAugust 4 – September 1705-457-9933www.highlandsoperastudio.comMC – Minden United Church, 21 NewcastleStreet, MindenNLPAP – Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion,5358 County Road 21, HaliburtonAugust 4 8:00: Masterclass. MC. By donation.August 5 8:00: Masterclass. MC. By donation.August 6 8:00: Masterclass. MC. By donation.August 12 8:00: Opera Excerpts Concert.MC. .August 13 8:00: Richard Margison & FriendsFundraising Concert. NLPAP. .August 18 8:00: Opera Excerpts Concert. NL-PAP. .August 19 8:00: Opera Excerpts Concert. NL-PAP. .August 20 8:00: The Medium. NLPAP. .August 26 8:00: Falstaff. NLPAP. .August 28 8:00: Falstaff. NLPAP. .August 30 8:00: Falstaff. NLPAP. .September 1 7:30: Falstaff. NLPAP. .Hillside FestivalGuelph, ONJuly 22 – July 24519-763-6396www.hillsidefestival.comHome County Folk FestivalLondon, ONJuly 15 – 17519-432-4310www.homecounty.caFestival held at Victoria Park, 509 ClarenceStreet, London.Admission by donation.July 15 – Kiwanis Bandshell EveningConcert:6:00: New Cumberland6:45: Métis Fiddler Quartet7:45: Rick Taylor8:45: Basia Bulat9:45: Sarah HarmerJuly 16 – Afternoon Workshops:North Stage:12:00: Canadian Fiddle Styles with Métis FiddlerQuartet; Shane Cook1:30: Fanshawe Music Industry ArtsShowcases3:00: Shane Cook; Métis Fiddler Quartet;Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews4:30: Acoustic Spotlight showcasesCentre Stage:12:00: Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews; GarnetRogers; David Gillis1:30: The Acorn; Harlan PepperJuly 1–September 7, 2011 33

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