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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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  • Jazz
  • August
  • Toronto
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  • Concerts
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All performances held at

All performances held at Robert Gill Theatre,University of Toronto, 214 College Street.Ticket prices for all performances: ; sr/st; for all three productions.July 29 8:00: Idomeneo. Mozart. MichaelRose, director.July 30 2:00: La Traviata. Verdi. JenniferTung, director.July 30 8:00: The Tender Land. Copland. NicoleBellamy, director.July 31 2:00: Idomeneo. Mozart. MichaelRose, director.August 2 8:00: La Traviata. Verdi. JenniferTung, director.August 3 2:00: Idomeneo. Mozart. MichaelRose, directorAugust 3 8:00: The Tender Land. Copland. NicoleBellamy, director.August 4 8:00: La Traviata. Verdi. JenniferTung, director.August 5 8:00: The Tender Land. Copland. NicoleBellamy, director.August 6 2:00: La Traviata. Verdi. JenniferTung, director.August 6 8:00: Idomeneo. Mozart. MichaelRose, director.August 7 2:00: The Tender Land. Copland. NicoleBellamy, director.Symphony in the BarnDurham, ONAugust 5 – August 7519-369-3578www.symphonyinthebarn.comSymphony Under the SkyEdmonton, ABSeptember 2 – September 5780-428-1414www.edmontonsymphony.comTD Irie Music FestivalToronto, ONJuly 29 – August 1905-799-1630www.iriemusicfestival.comTD SunfestLondon, ONJuly 7 – July 10519-672-1522www.sunfest.on.caAll performances held at Victoria Park, 509 ClarenceStreet, London. FREE admission.Celebration of the global arts featuring over275 unique food, craft and visual art exhibitorsand more than 35 world music and jazz artists.Line-up of musicians includes Etran Finatawa(Niger); Sierra Maestra (Cuba); Hypnotic BrassBand (USA); Moana & the Tribe (New Zealand);Christine Tassan et Les Imposteurs (Canada);Systema Solar (Colombia); Delhi 2 Dublin(Canada); Tram des Balkans (France); Novalima(Peru); Dizu Plaatjies, Ibuyambo (South Africa); TiCoca & Wanga Neges (Haiti); and many more.TD Toronto Jazz FestivalToronto, ONJune 24 – July 3416-928-2033www.torontojazz.comFor ticketed events: Ticketmaster1-855-985-5000.A. Summer FestivalsBHP – Boiler House Patio, Distillery District,55 Mill StreetDDM – Distillery District Mainstage, 55 MillStreetHT – Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen StreetWestDPS – David Pecaut Square (formerly MetroSquare), 55 John StreetMG – Music Gallery, St. George the MartyrAnglican Church, 197 John StreetQBG – Quotes Bar & Grill, 220 King StreetWestS@DM – Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don MillsRoadJuly 1 12:00 noon: Heavyweights Brass Band.MS. Free.July 1 5:30: Shad. DPS. Free.July 1 8:30: The Roots. Opening act: DJ Kong.DPS. .July 2 12:00 noon: Alexander Brown Quintet.DPS. Free.July 2 12:00 noon: Andrea Romolo. BHP. Free.July 2 12:00 noon: Rhythm & Truth. DDM.Free.July 2 12:30: Terra Hazelton & Her Easy Answers.S@DM. Free.July 2 3:00: Brian Blain & the Blainettes.DDM. Free.July 2 3:00: Malik Yoba. BHP. Free.July 2 5:00: Gord Sheard’s Brazilian Jazz Experiencefeat. Bill McBirnie. QBG. .July 2 5:30: Jayme Stone Quartet. DPS. Free.July 2 6:00: Jesse Barksdale Duo. BHP. Free.July 2 6:00: Pablo Menendez & Mezcla CubanAll-Stars. DDM. Free.July 2 8:00: Marianne Trudel Septet. MG. .July 2 8:30: Bootsy Collins. Opening act: SaidahBaba Talibah. DPS. .July 2 10:00: Lee Fields & the Expressions.HT. (adv).July 3 12:00 noon: The Donefors. DPS. Free.July 3 12:00 noon: The Groovemeisters. BHP.Free.July 3 12:00 noon: Jim Galloway Trio. DDM.Free.July 3 12:30: Cimarron. S@DM. Free.July 3 3:00: Alex Pangman Quinet. DDM. Free.July 3 3:00: Tom Sczcesniak Duo. BHP. Free.July 3 5:30: Francois Bourassa. DPS. Free.July 3 8:00: Trio M. MG. .July 3 8:30: Nikki Yanofsky. Opening act: RobiBotos Trio. DPS. .TD VancouverInternational Jazz FestivalVancouver, BCJune 24 – July 31-888-438-5200www.coastaljazz.caTD VictoriaInternational Jazz FestivalVictoria, BCJune 24 – July 3250-388-4423 or 1-888-671-2112www.jazzvictoria.caToronto Summer Music FestivalToronto, ONJuly 19 – August 13416-408-0208www.torontosummermusic.comCT – Conservatory Theatre, Royal Conservatory,273 Bloor Street WestKH – Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273Bloor Street WestWH – Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Facultyof Music, 80 Queen’s Park CrescentJul 19 7:30: Opening Night Concert: Kirill Gersteinat Koerner Hall. Beethoven: Piano SonataNo.32 Op.111; Brahms: Variations on a Themeof Paganini Op.35; Liszt: Sonata in b. KH. ;(sr); (under 35).Jul 20 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. ViennaPiano Trio (Wolfgang Redik, violin; MatthiasGredler, cello; Stefan Mendl, piano);Chris Costanza, cello; Mark Fewer, violin andviola; Mayumi Seiler, violin. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).July 21 7:30: Romantic Origins. Mozart: PianoTrio in G K496; Haydn: Piano Trio in E-flatHobXV:30; Schubert: Piano Trio No.1 in B-flatD89. Vienna Piano Trio (Wolfgang Redik, violin;Matthias Gredler, cello; Stefan Mendl, piano).WH. ; (sr); (under 35). 6:15: Preconcerttalk.Jul 22 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. ViennaPiano Trio (Wolfgang Redik, violin; MatthiasGredler, cello; Stefan Mendl, piano);Christ Costanza, cello; Mark Fewer, violin andviola; Mayumi Seiler, violin. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Jul 23 7:30: Forgotten Romantics. Moszkowski:Suite for Two Violins Op.71; Spohr: Sextetfor Strings in C Op.140; Goldmark: Piano Quintetin B-flat Op.30. Vienna Piano Trio (WolfgangRedik, violin; Matthias Gredler, cello; StefanMendl, piano); Chris Costanza, cello; MarkFewer, violin and viola; Mayumi Seiler, violin.WH. ; (sr); (under 35). 6:15: Preconcerttalk.Jul 26 7:30: Romantic Poets. Schumann:Dichterliebe; Beethoven: Adelaide Op.46; andother works; Schubert: Im Abendrot; and otherworks; and works by Warlock, Head andBridge. Sir Thomas Allen, baritone; JosephMiddleton, piano. KH. -. 6:15: Preconcerttalk.July 27 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. AntonKuerti, piano; Menahem Pressler, piano;Zebra Trio; Mark Fewer, violin; Chris Costanza,cello. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Jul 28 7:30: Romantic Heroes. Mendelssohn:String Quartet in f Op.80; Beethoven: StringQuartet in F Op.135; Schumann: Piano Quartetin E-Flat Op.47. Menahem Pressler, piano;Leipzig String Quartet. KH. ; (sr);(under 35). 6:15: Pre-concert talk.July 29 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. AntonKuerti, piano; Menahem Pressler, piano;Zebra Trio; Mark Fewer, violin; Chris Costanza,cello. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Jul 29 10:00: Friday (Late) Night Experiment atConservatory Theatre. CT. .Jul 30 7:30: The Twilight of Romanticism.Strauss: Enoch Arden Op.38; Webern: LangsamerSatz; Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht. AntonKuerti, piano; Colin Fox, narrator; Zebra Trio;Chris Costanza; Mark Fewer, violin. WH. ;(sr); (under 35). 6:15: Pre-concert talk.Aug 2 7:30: Vienna: At the Heart of Romanticism.Haydn: String Quartet Op.76 No.4 “Sunrise”;Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E-flat Op.16;Korngold: Piano Quintet. Nash Ensemble. KH.; (sr); (under 35). 6:15: Pre-concerttalk.Aug 3 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. NashEnsemble. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Aug 4 7:30: Romantic Poets. Wagner: WesendonckLieder; Strauss: Ich liebe dich Op.37/2;and other works; Arlen: Happiness is a thingcalled Joe; and works by Homer, Kramer, Sargent,La Forge, Youmans and others. ChristineBrewer, soprano; Roger Vignoles, piano. WH.; (sr); (under 35). 6:15: Pre-concerttalk.Aug 5 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. NashEnsemble. WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Aug 6 7:30: Romantic Pleasures. Liszt: Oh!Quand je dors S282; Fauré: La bonne chanson;Chausson, Schubert, Mendelssohn: Pianotrio in d Op49; and works by Schubert andChausson. Nash Ensemble; Michael McMahon,piano; Nathalie Paulin, soprano. WH. ;(sr); (under 35). 6:15: Pre-concert talk.Aug 9 7:30: National Youth Orchestra with conductorJonathan Darlington. Strauss: Suite fromDer Rosenkavalier; Mahler: Symphony No.5.KH. ; (sr); (under 35). 6:15: Preconcerttalk.Aug 10 7:30: Beethoven: The Romantic Icon.Complete Beethoven Piano Trios (cycle one):Op.1 No.1 in E-flat; Op.70 No.2 in E-flat; Op.70No.1 in D “Ghost.” Gryphon Trio. WH. ;(sr); (under 35).Aug 11 7:30: Beethoven: The Romantic Icon.Complete Beethoven Piano Trios (cycle two):Op.1 No.3 in E-flat; Op.1 No.2 in E-flat; Op.97in B-flat “Archduke.” Gryphon Trio. WH. ;(sr); (under 35).Aug 12 6:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. AndréLaplante, piano; Ian Swensen, violin; JonathanCrow, violin; Teng Li, viola; Antonio Lysy, cello.WH. ; $10(sr/under 35).Aug 13 7:30: Romantic Heroes. Brahms:Piano Quintet in f Op.34; Mendelssohn: Octetin E-flat Op.20. André Laplante, piano; IanSwensen, violin; Jonathan Crow, violin; TengLi, viola; Antonio Lysy, cello. WH. ; (sr);(under 35).Trout Forest Music FestivalEar Falls, ONAugust 12 – August 14807-222-2404www.troutfest.comUnionville Summer Concert SeriesUnionville, ONJuly 1 – August 21905-477-0117www.unionvilleinfo.comUnisong Choral FestivalOttawa, ONJune 28 – July 2613-244-1234www.abc.caUptown Waterloo Jazz FestivalWaterloo, ONJuly 15 – July 17519-885-1921www.uptownwaterloojazz.caVancouver Early MusicProgramme & FestivalVancouver, BCJuly 13 – August 14604-732-1610www.earlymusic.bc.caWestben – Concerts at the BarnCampbellford, ONJune 4 – August 71-877-883-5777 or 1-705-653-5508www.westben.caAll concerts held at Westben Barn, 6698 CountyRoad 30 (3 kms northwest of Campbellford).July 1 2:00: Opera: Benjamin Britten’s AlbertHerring. UBC Opera Ensemble, Nancy42 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

Hermiston, music director; Westben FestivalOrchestra, Philip Headlam, conductor. .36;.59(sr); .27(st); .42(18 and under).Also July 2, 3.July 2 2:00: Opera: Benjamin Britten’s AlbertHerring. See July 1.July 3 2:00: Opera: Benjamin Britten’s AlbertHerring. See July 1. Free pre-performance chatwith Iain Scott.July 5 7:00: Tuesday Evenings – Music ofthe Night. Bach: Unaccompanied Cello SuitesNos.2, 4 and 6. Brian Manker, cello. .63;.86(sr); .20(folding chair); .27(st);.42(18 and under).July 7 2:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration of the200th Birthday of Franz Liszt – Liszt in Song.Songs and transcriptions of Liszt and friends.Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Finley, piano..63; .86(sr); .20(folding chair);.27(st); .42(18 and under).July 8 7:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration of the200th Birthday of Franz Liszt – Liszt, The Holy.The spiritual side of the composer, from St.Francis to Ave Maria. Philip Thomson, piano..63; .86(sr); .20(folding chair);.27(st); .42(18 and under).July 9 2:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration of the200th Birthday of Franz Liszt – Liszt On Life.Liszt: Piano Sonata in b. William Aide, piano..63; .86(sr); .20(folding chair);.27(st); .42(18 and under).July 9 7:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration of the200th Birthday of Franz Liszt – Liszt The Visionary.Liszt: First Year of Pilgrimage: Suisse;works by Scarlatti and Ravel. André Laplante,piano. .63; .86(sr); .20(foldingchair); .27(st); .42(18 and under).July 9 11:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration ofthe 200th Birthday of Franz Liszt – Liszt To Midnight.Midnight soirée including Liszt’s MesphistoWaltz. André Laplante, piano. .63;.86(sr); .20(folding chair); .27(st);.42(18 and under).July 10 2:00: Liszt at 200: A Celebration of the200th Birthday of Franz Liszt. Gypsy ChamberMusic. Brahms: Piano Quintet in f Op.34. AdornoQuartet; André Laplante, piano. .63;.86(sr); .20(folding chair); .27(st);.42(18 and under).July 12 7:00: Tuesday Evenings – Music ofthe Night. Daniel Bolshoy, guitar. .63;.86(sr); .20(folding chair); .27(st);.42(18 and under).July 14 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.From West Side Story to A Little Night Musicand beyond! Donna Bennett, soprano; GabriellePrata, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; RobertLongo, baritone; Brian Finley, piano. .63;.86(sr); .20(folding chair); .27(st);.42(18 and under). Also July 15, 17, 21,22, 23.July 15 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.See July 14.July 16 2:00: Meet the Brass! The CapitalBrassworks. From renaissance to contemporarybrass band favourites. .63; .86(sr);.20(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).July 17 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.See July 14.July 19 7:00: Tuesday Evenings – Music of theNight. Works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn.The Lumiere Quartet. .63; .86(sr);.20(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).July 21 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.See July 14.July 22 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.See July 14.July 23 2:00: Broadway at the Barn: Send inthe Sondheim! – from Bernstein to Sondheim.See July 14.July 24 2:00: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera.Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Serouj Kradjian,piano; Eric Friesen, host. .46; .59(sr);.05(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).July 26 7:00: Canada 101 – Plays & MusicExploring Canadian Roots: Paddle Song. A playby Dinah Christie and Tom Hill, starring CheriMaracle. .63; .86(sr); .20(foldingchair); .27(st); .42(18 and under).July 28 2:00: Canada 101 – Plays & MusicExploring Canadian Roots: The Ballad of RobertService. Starring Jim Dobbin and Grant Paterson..63; .86(sr); .20(folding chair);.27(st); .42(18 and under). Also July 29.July 29 2:00: Canada 101 – Plays & MusicExploring Canadian Roots: The Ballad of RobertService. See July 28.July 30 2:00: Canada 101 – Plays & MusicExploring Canadian Roots: Kelli Trottier & theMushy Peas. Fiddling, step-dancing and songsfrom the Ottawa Valley. .63; .86(sr);.20(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).July 31 2:00: Canada 101 – Plays & MusicExploring Canadian Roots: Vive Le Voyageur!Songs of the northwest fur trade. RodneyBrown, vocals; Don Reed, fiddle; Ian Tamblyn,keyboards; Paul Mills, guitars; Dennis Pendrith,bass; and others. .63; .86(sr);.20(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).August 4 2:00: The Swingle Singers. British acappella ensemble performs classical, jazz andpopular music. .59-.36.August 5 7:30: Out of This World!: Tango Boreal.Denis Plante, bandoneón; David Jacques,guitar; Ian Simpson, bass. .63; .86(sr);.20(folding chair); .27(st); .42(18and under).August 6 2:00: Out of This World!: Dave YoungJazz Quartet. Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; RobiBotos, piano; Terry Clarke, drums; Dave Young,bass. .63; .86(sr); .20(foldingchair); .27(st); .42(18 and under).August 7 2:00: Finale Fundraiser: In the Mood!Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Barlow BigBand. Salute to the golden age of big bands..Winnipeg Folk FestivalWinnipeg, MBJuly 6 – July 10204-231-0096www.winnipegfolkfestival.caWorld Electronic Music FestivalMadawaska, ONAugust 12 – August 14www.wemf.comPlease visitthewholenote.comfor more listingsFriday July 01See Section A: Summer Festivals for:TD Toronto Jazz FestivalMusic Mondays 201120th Anniversary SeasonChurch of the Holy Trinity10 Trinity Square, at 12:15 p.m.416-598-4521 x222 www.musicmondays.caJuly 4July 4July 11July 18July 25Aug. 1Aug. 8Aug. 15Aug. 22Aug. 29Sept. 5Sept. 12 Angela Park, pianoSept. 19Sept. 26B. Concerts In The GTAMegobrebi, world vocal ensembleWilliam Aide, piano (5:15 pm)William O’Meara, organRevel In The Light, dance troupewith Rebecca BeayniEunji Kim, pianoJulian Knight, violaJan Plecash, pianoJohn Gardham, organKevin Henkel, jazz pianoSidnei Santos, percussionistChoral EnsembleBecca Whitla, conductorDr. Patricia Wright, organCardinal Consort of ViolsSheila Smyth, treble violLinda Deshman, tenor violSara Blake, bass violValerie Sylvester, bass violJerome Summers, clarinetSharon Kahan, fluteAngela Park, piano• 2:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Canada Day: Toronto All-Star BigBand. Music of the 30s and 40s. WestjetStage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.• 6:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Canada Day: Complaints Choir Reunion.Community art project featuring sungcomplaints. Redpath Stage, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:00: Batuki Music Society. CanadaDay Celebration with Afrojazz vocalist SoniaAimy. Sonia Aimy, vocals; Pa Joe, guitar;Ebenezer Agyekum, bass; Suleiman Juma,keyboard; Kwame, drums. Gladstone Hotel,Melody Bar, 1214 Queen St. W. 416-948-4132. Free.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah: Canada Day Con-Admission is a suggesteddonation of Loralie Kirkpatrick, mezzo-sopranoWilliam Shookhoff, pianoJennifer Noble, singer/songwriterKevin Nelson, pianoThe Cafe OleToronto-based flamenco/jazz ensemble.Church of theHoly TrinityJuly 1–September 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 43

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