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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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O’Connor, B. Cassidy, Orechin, Coutinho andothers. Charlotte Mundy, soprano. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 416-204-1080. .• 7:30: Toronto Singing Studio. SummerSingers. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. Pwyc.• 8:00: Randolph Academy of PerformingArts. The Rocky Horror Show. O’Brien.Thomas Morgan Jones, director. BathurstStreet Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-872-1111. . Also July 27, 28, July 29(midnight)and July 30.Wednesday July 27See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. FreshWednesdays: Farmers’ Market and Live Entertainment.I-Sax, saxophone. Mel LastmanSquare, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123.Free.• 12:00 noon: Toronto Summer MusicFestival at North York Central Library.Toronto Summer Music Festival: Fellows inConcerts Series. Chamber music performedby young artists from Canada and beyond.North York Central Library Auditorium,5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free. AlsoAug 3, 10.• 7:00: Etobicoke Community ConcertBand. Concerts in the Park Series. Bigband and concert band repertoire plustraditional Scottish tunes. Guest: 32ndService Battalion Pipes and Drums. JohnEdward Liddle, director. Applewood Park,450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free.• 7:30: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre/Organization of CalypsoPerforming Artistes presents: CalypsoStars Showcase. WestJet Stage, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: No Strings Theatre. SweeneyTodd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.Music and lyrics by Sondheim; book byWheeler. A musical thriller with orchestra.Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-912-9809. –; -(sr/st). AlsoJuly 28, 29, 30.• 8:00: Randolph Academy of PerformingArts. The Rocky Horror Show. SeeJuly 26.Thursday July 28See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. TastyThursdays: Food and Music. Lyndon JohnX. Reggae singer-songwriter/guitar. MelLastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Family Fun Summer Festival! The BenShow. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, EarlBales Park, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-395-7873. Free.• 7:30: No Strings Theatre. SweeneyTodd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.See July 27.• 8:00: Randolph Academy of PerformingArts. The Rocky Horror Show. SeeJuly 26.B. Concerts In The GTAFriday July 29See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 1:30 and 7:30: No Strings Theatre.Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of FleetStreet. See July 27.• 6:00 to 10:00: Hot Spot Summer atHarbourfront Centre. Island Soul. PanmanPat and Jeff Walcott; 3Canal. Ann TindalPark and WestJet Stage, 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah. Local classicalinstrumentalists, TBA. Benares HistoricHouse, 1507 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga.905-615-4860. Free.• 11:59: Randolph Academy of PerformingArts. The Rocky Horror Show. SeeJuly 26.Saturday July 30See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 1:30 and 7:30: No Strings Theatre.Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of FleetStreet. See July 27.• 8:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Island Soul. Elaine Lil’ BitShepherd; Steele. WestJet Stage, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Randolph Academy of PerformingArts. The Rocky Horror Show. SeeJuly 26.Sunday July 31See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre• 5:30: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Island Soul: Sing, Sing, Sing– Some Jamaican Songs. Heritage Singers;Jamaican Drumming. HarbourKIDS ZoneTent, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000.Free.• 7:30: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades.Blue Champagne. Mel LastmanSquare, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123.Free.• 8:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Island Soul. Evin Lake; ManifestoJA featuring Ken Boothe. WestJetStage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Monday August 01See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Music MondaysTuesday August 02See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday. Simon Walker, organ. 65 Church St.416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Tuesday Night Live! Hannaford Street SilverBand. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, EarlBales Park, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday August 03See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. FreshWednesdays: Farmers’ Market and LiveEntertainment. Dirty Dishes (country, bluegrassand gospel band); guest: Roger Zuraw.Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.• 12:00 noon: Toronto Summer MusicFestival at North York Central Library.Toronto Summer Music Festival: Fellows inConcerts Series. See July 27.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative.Plein Air Garden Concerts. Margot Roi, jazzvocals. Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St.416-487-0705. $10; (season pass forup to 9 events).Thursday August 04See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. TastyThursdays: Food and Music. Bent ByElephants. Jazz-pop-indie rock group. MelLastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. In Concert.See July 7.Friday August 05See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 7:30: City of Mississauga. East MeetWest Opera. Michael Cuifo and MantingChan. Celebration Square, 300 City CentreDr., Mississauga. 905-896-5000. Free.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah. Abeena Samm,folk/gospel/reggae singer-songwriter. BenaresHistoric House, 1507 Clarkson Rd. N.,Mississauga. 905-615-4860. Free.• 8:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: AnEvening of Tango. Quartango; Art of TimeEnsemble, Andrew Burashko, director.WestJet Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday August 06See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Opera Lyric Theatre; Toronto SummerMusic Festival• 2:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical? Joe Trio.WestJet Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 2:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: Now &Then: Music from the Middle East. BassamBishara. Redpath Stage, 235 Queen’s QuayW. 416-973-4000. Free.• 3:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: The Storyof Babar the Elephant. Poulenc. Steve Page,narrator. Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Also Aug 7.• 4:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: Now &Then: Music from the Middle East. Doula:Maryem Tollar and Roula Said. RedpathStage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday August 07See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden; Summer OperaLyric Theatre• 1:30: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: Now &Then: Music from South Asia. ClassicalIndia 3. Performance of traditional ragas.Samidha Jodlekar, vocals; Ravi Naimpally,tabla and voice; George Koller, bass/vocals/sitar/dilruba; Pat Murray, voice; SundarViswanathan, saxophone. Redpath Stage,235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 3:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: The Storyof Babar the Elephant. See Aug 6.• 3:30: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. What’s Classical?: Now& Then: Music from South Asia. East/West Fusion. Blend of eastern melodies/rhythms and western harmonies/rhythms.Samidha Jodlekar, vocals; Ravi Naimpally,tabla and voice; George Koller, bass/vocals/sitar/dilruba; Pat Murray, voice; SundarViswanathan, saxophone and compositions.Redpath Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 7:30: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades.Bob Cary Orchestra. Mel LastmanSquare, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123.Free.Monday August 08See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Music MondaysTuesday August 09See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Toronto Summer Music Festival• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday: Bach Series, Part VII. AndrewAdair, organ. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865x231. Free.• 7:00: City of Mississauga. Selyne Maiaand Joel Martin. Blues-pop. CelebrationSquare, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga.905-896-5000. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Tuesday Night Live! Dan David Band. BarryZukerman Amphitheatre, Earl Bales Park,4169 Bathurst St. 416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday August 10• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. FreshWednesdays: Farmers’ Market and LiveEntertainment. Beverly Taft, vocals; TonyQuarrington, guitar. Mel Lastman Square,5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.• 12:00 noon: Toronto Summer MusicFestival at North York Central Library.Toronto Summer Music Festival: Fellows inConcerts Series. See July 27.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative.Plein Air Garden Concerts. Toronto Accoladesof Harmony. Pop, show tunes andfolk. Garden and Pavilion, 345 Balliol St.416-487-0705. $10; (season pass forup to 9 events).Thursday August 11See Section A: Summer Festivals for: Artof Jazz: Brampton Global Jazz and BluesFestival; Toronto Summer Music Festival46 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. TastyThursdays: Food and Music. Mookie & theLoyalists. Indie pop. Mel Lastman Square,5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Family Fun Summer Festival! Mystic Drums.Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, Earl BalesPark, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-395-7873.Free.• 7:00: Lauren Yeomans. In the Companyof Flute. Works by Debussy, Roussel,Honegger and Villa-Lobos. Lauren Yeomans,flute; Taylor Strande, soprano; Emilie Lom,harp; Brenna McLane, viola; Susan Durnin,bassoon; Adam Weinman, English horn.Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-399-2537. ; $10(sr/st).Friday August 12See Section A: Summer Festivals for: Artof Jazz: Brampton Global Jazz and BluesFestival; Toronto Summer Music Festival• 7:30: City of Mississauga. Matt Dusk.Opening act: Matt Pellizzer. CelebrationSquare, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga.905-896-5000. Free.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah. Denise Leslie,jazz vocalist. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. Free.• 8:00: Dancap Productions. Colm Wilkinsonin Concert: Broadway and Beyond.Selections to include “Music of the Night,”“Tennessee Waltz” and “Bring Him Home.”Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-644-3665/1-866-950-7469. –0.Saturday August 13See Section A: Summer Festivals for: Artof Jazz: Brampton Global Jazz and BluesFestival; Toronto Summer Music FestivalSunday August 14See Section A: Summer Festivals for: Artof Jazz: Brampton Global Jazz and BluesFestival; Brott Musical Festival; SummerMusic in the Garden• 4:00: St. James’ Cathedral. TwilightRecital Series. Diocesan Choir School. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free. AlsoAug 21, 28; Sep 4.• 7:30: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades.York Jazz Ensemble. Mel LastmanSquare, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123.Free.Monday August 15See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Music MondaysTuesday August 16• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday. Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, organ. 65Church St. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Tuesday Night Live! Toronto SaxophoneQuartet. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, EarlBales Park, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday August 17• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. FreshWednesdays: Farmers’ Market and Live Entertainment.Mel M’rabet, oud. Mel LastmanSquare, 5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123.Free.• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative.Plein Air Garden Concerts. Contemporaryand original blues and folk. Steve Raiken,vocals and guitar. Garden and Pavilion, 345Balliol St. 416-487-0705. $10; (seasonpass for up to 9 events).Thursday August 18See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto/TorontoBlues Society. Tasty Thursdays: Food andMusic. Annual Toronto Blues Society TalentSearch. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 YongeSt. 416-392-8123. Free.• 7:30: Whitby Brass Band. In Concert.See July 7.Friday August 19See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Markham Jazz Festival• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah. Age of Reason,folk group. Benares Historic House, 1507Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. Free.Saturday August 20See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Markham Jazz Festival• 10:00am: Chinguacousy Concert Band.Fresh Sounds of Summer: A MarketplaceMusic Spectacular. Jamie Jarvie, director.Market Square (Queen and Main), Brampton.905-455-1917. Free.• 4:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Masala! Mehndi! Masti! SnehasishMozumder, mandolin. WestJet Stage,235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Masala! Mehndi! Masti!Waheed Soroor, vocals; Kice, vocals. West-Jet Stage, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday August 21See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Markham Jazz Festival; Summer Music inthe Garden• 2:00: Music Beyond. Leonard Gilbert,piano. Works by Beethoven, Ravel, Liszt,Chopin and others. Leonard Gilbert and RickerChoi, piano. Victoria Chapel, University ofToronto, 73 Queen’s Park. 416-519-4734.; $10(st).• 2:00: Northdale Concert Band. Concerts,Cakes and Coffee. Graziano Brescacin,conductor. Markham Village, Main St.,Markham. 416-652-2077. Free.• 3:00 and 7:00: Neapolitan ConnectionConcert Series. CELLOBRATION! RonéeBoyce, piano; Ramon Carmelly, mezzo; LydiaMunchinsky, Liza McLellan, cellos. The AssemblyHall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith ParkDr., Etobicoke. 416-231-0006. .• 7:30: City of Toronto. Sunday Serenades.Swing Shift Big Band: A Tribute toCount Basie. Mel Lastman Square, 5100Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.Monday August 22See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Music MondaysTuesday August 23• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday. Thomas Gonder, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.• 7:00: City of Mississauga. Four CornersSongwriters’ Circle. Sean Pinchin, SarahLoucks, Robyn Dell’Unto and Peter Katz.Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr.,Mississauga. 905-896-5000. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Tuesday Night Live! Royal Canadian LegionConcert Band. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre,Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St.416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday August 24• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. FreshWednesdays: Farmers’ Market and LiveEntertainment. David Celia. Roots-pop, folk,country and rock. Mel Lastman Square,5100 Yonge St. 416-392-8123. Free.•7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative.Plein Air Garden Concerts. Original vocals,humour and surprise instrumentation. WashboardHank. Garden and Pavilion, 345 BalliolSt. 416-487-0705. $10; (season passfor up to 9 events).Thursday August 25See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. TastyThursdays: Food and Music. Jayme Stone,banjo. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St.416-392-8123. Free.• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Family Fun Summer Festival! RhythmUmurisho Toronto. Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre,Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St.416-395-7873. Free.Friday August 26• 7:00: City of Mississauga. Basia Bulat,folk singer-songwriter. Opening act: SeanPinchin, blues and folk artist. CelebrationSquare, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga.905-896-5000. Free.• 7:30: Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.On the Verandah. Sandi MariePorter and Guy Breau, vocals and guitar.Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Rd.N., Mississauga. 905-615-4860. Free.Saturday August 27See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Capital One BlackCreek Summer MusicFestival• 5:30: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. TAIWANfest: Taiwan Rising.Chairman Band. WestJet Stage, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Sunday August 28See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden• 2:00: Choirs Ontario. 2011 OntarioYouth Choir Final Concert. Works by Fauré,Brahms, Schumann, Willan, Schafer and others.Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor. MacMillanTheatre, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-923-1144/1-866-935-1144. ; (sr/st); free(12 andunder). Followed by Gala Concert in celebrationof Choirs Ontario 40th anniversary; seesection E, “The ETCeteras.”Monday August 29See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival;Music Mondays• 1:00: St. James’ Cathedral. Music atMidday. Anthony Gritten, organ. 65 ChurchSt. 416-364-7865 x231. Free.Tuesday August 30• 7:00: Earl Bales Community Centre.Tuesday Night Live! Casablanca Orchestra.Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre, Earl BalesPark, 4169 Bathurst St. 416-392-3846. Free.Wednesday August 31See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Capital One BlackCreek Summer MusicFestival;• 7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative.Plein Air Garden Concerts. Taffanel WindEnsemble (flute and bassoon duo). Gardenand Pavilion, 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705.$10; (season pass for up to 9 events).Thursday September 01See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Summer Music in the Garden• 12:00 noon: City of Toronto. TastyThursdays: Food and Music. Roxanne Potvin,singer-songwriter/guitar; guest: BrianBlain. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St.416-392-8123. Free.Friday September 02• 7:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. Hot and Spicy Food Festival.John Ellison. Redpath Stage, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 8:00: Hot Spot Summer at HarbourfrontCentre. SoundClash Winner Showcase.Winner of inaugural music award forToronto-based indie music award is announcedand performs WestJet Stage, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.• 9:00: Heavyweights Brass Band. CDRelease Concert. Sirius Stage, HarbourfrontCentre, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Saturday September 03• 12:00 noon to 10:00: Contact ContemporaryMusic. Toronto New Music Marathon.Ten hours of music with more than50 artists. Featuring music by Copeland,Crump, Dennehy, Flett, Jarvis, Glass andothers. Performances by The Flowers ofHell, Continuum, Contact, New Adventuresin Sount Art and others. Yonge-DundasSquare. 416-902-7010. Free. See ListingsSection E, “The ETCeteras.”Monday September 05See Section A: Summer Festivals for:Music MondaysWednesday September 07• 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company.Carousel. Rodgers and Hammerstein. JoeCascone (Billy Bigelow); Finnie Jesson (JulieJordan); Caroline Moro-Dalicandro (CarriePipperidge); Peter Loucas (Enoch Snow); DavidHaines (Jigger Craigin); and others; JoeCascone, director. Fairview Library Theatre,35 Fairview Mall Dr., 416-755-1717. .[SOLD OUT] Also Sep 8-11; 14–18; 21–24.July 1–September 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 47

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