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Volume 19 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2014

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GREEN PAGESFESTIVAL OF THE SOUND➤ July 18 to August 10Parry Sound, ONThe Festival of the Sound is for you. It’s for you if you live in the area, it’s foryou if you come here to play and it’s for anybody that loves music. In its 35-yearhistory, the Festival of the Sound has become a go-to destination for musiciansand music lovers alike. It’s Canada’s premier summer classical music event, atthe Charles W. Stockey Centre for Performing Arts, on the beautiful shores ofGeorgian Bay. It’s where the world’s greatest musicians come to play. So comejoin us, from July 18 to August 10, and celebrate 35 years of great classical music.1-866-364-0061/705-746-2410festivalofthesound.caCHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION Chautauqua, NY, USACLEAR LAKE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL➤ July 31 to August 4Riding Mountain National Park, MBThe Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, under the artistic direction of one ofCanada’s leading concert pianists, Alexander Tselyakov, has become an importantpart of Canada’s cultural calendar. The most exciting and first of its kind thatManitoba has to offer, this festival is a celebration of summer with classicalmusic, jazz and outstanding musicians in the natural beauty of Riding MountainNational Park, Manitoba. The festival will take place this August long weekend,from July 31 to August 4. For tickets or more information contact us by phoneor email. See directions on our website.204-571-6547or204-727-9631clearlakefestival.caCOLOURS OF MUSIC➤ September 26 to October 5Barrie, ONColours of Music – 29 performances in ten days, held at noon, 2:30pm and7:30pm most days in churches throughout Barrie. Choirs, quartets and pianistsfrom across Canada and around the world. Pianists Michael Kim, Mauro Bertoli,Robert Kortgaard, Peter Tiefenbach, Lance Anderson, Stephanie Mara andMatthew Walton; the Cecilia String Quartet; bassist Andrew Downing; CharronBrothers with step dancer Sarah Robinson and guitarist Nate Douglas; organistsAndrew Adair, Simon Walker, Marty Smyth and David Briggs; soprano MonicaWhicher; the Amity Piano Trio; Ensemble Polaris; cellists Gavriel Lipkind andPaul Marelyn; violinist Wolfgang David; trumpeters Guy Few, and Stan andJonathan Elliotson; Songbirds Alison Jane Taylor and Laura Aylan-Parker;“Bohemians in Brooklyn” with singers Patricia O’Callaghan and Bryce Kulak;harpist Lori Gemmell; and narrator Tom Allen. Choirs include That Choir andthe Choir of St. James Cathedral.705-726-1181coloursofmusic.caFOREST FESTIVAL➤ August 12 to August 17Haliburton, ONImagine sitting in the middle of a forest, away from the lights of the city, in anamphitheatre overlooking a lake listening to live music as the sun sets. Or imagineyourself listening to incredible musicians while sitting in a place of historicsignificance to the forest that surrounds you: a Historic Logging Museum. Thisis the Forest Festival: six days, nine outstanding, all-Canadian performances,one unforgettable experience. Join us this August for a celebration of the sensesthat elevates the spirit, soothes the soul, connects music and nature and leavesyou…spellbound.705-754-2198theforestfestival.comHIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO➤ July 31 to August 28Haliburton, ONThe Highlands Opera Studio provides patrons with an opportunity to enjoyoutstanding opera in the beautiful setting of the Highlands of Haliburton,Ontario. A select group of singers chosen from international auditions will receiveworld-class vocal and theatrical coaching throughout the program as well as introductionsfor future international performance opportunities. While in Haliburton,the singers will be cast in productions of Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, Rita by GaetanoDonizetti or William Walton’s The Bear, presented at the Northern Lights PerformingArts Pavilion. There will also be public master classes and several exciting concertsduring the month. Come to Haliburton to meet and hear some of Canada’s topemerging operatic talent. Visit our website for details and ticket purchase.905-640-5235highlandsoperastudio.comHIGHLANDS SUMMER FESTIVAL➤ June 30 to August 7Haliburton, ONThe Highlands Summer Festival presents six weeks of live theatre and concertsin the heart of Ontario’s Cottage Country. This year’s offerings include: GreatExpectations, Back in ‘59, The Last Resort, Billy Bishop Goes to War, and I Hate Hamlet.Do something dramatic this summer!705-457-9933highlandssummerfestival.on.ca38 | June 4 – September 7, 2014

HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS➤ July 3 to August 3Huntsville, ONAn eclectic mix of national- and international-calibre artists presented at theintimate 400-seat Algonquin Theatre in downtown Huntsville. In additionto mainstage presentations, there are free concerts at venues throughout thecommunity, including Nuit Blanche North, an evening of interactive art installationshappening on July 12. This summer’s lineup includes Measha Brueggergosman,Jesse Cook, Holly Cole, Colin James, Alan Doyle, Hawksley Workman,the Nagata Shachu Taiko drummers and so much more! Over the long weekend inAugust the Huntsville Jazz Festival returns for its fifth season, featuring Joe Sealy,Jane Bunnett with Cuban group Maqueque and piano wiz Michael Kaeshammer.705-789-4975huntsvillefestival.on.ca140TH SEASONEXPLORE WESTERN NEW YORK’SBEST SUMMER RETREATINDIAN RIVER FESTIVAL➤ June 22 to September 19Indian River, PEThe Indian River Festival offers a summer-long series of concerts in a magnificentheritage church, set within sight of beautiful Malpeque Bay. Discover excellencein classical, jazz, Maritime, world and contemporary music by the finest artistsfrom Prince Edward Island and across Canada, all in the world-class acousticalsetting of St. Mary’s Church, Indian River.1-866-856-3733indianriverfestival.comJAZZ ON THE MOUNTAIN AT BLUE➤ July 4 to July 6Blue Mountain Village, ONJazz On The Mountain At Blue offers a unique musical experience in the heartof Blue Mountain Village. Nestled between the Niagara Escarpment and thesparkling shores of Georgian Bay, it is the perfect backdrop to experience allthat jazz has to offer. Returning for a second year, the festival includes a fullweekend with over 30 concerts, featuring over 80 musicians. Set in the resort’spedestrian village, free and ticketed shows and master classes run from noonthrough to 2am. Featuring local and international artists, the headliners for the2014 festival includes superb Canadian pop and jazz singer Gino Vannelli, theincredible R&B group the Commodores and respected contemporary jazz championsthe Yellowjackets.416-960-1568bluemountainjazzfest.comKINCARDINE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL➤ August 3 to August 16Kincardine, ONThis fabulous concert series featuring jazz, blues, classical, world and chambermusic performances combines with daytime music classes to produce a uniquemusical event. Free “4 O’Clock in the Park” concert series in Victoria Park. Theevening concert series features 2014 JUNO award winners Mike Rud, guitar andMike Downes, bass; JUNO nominee Earl MacDonald, piano; Sienna Dahlen,vocalist; Drew Jureka, jazz violin; Rob Smith, jazz trumpet; Valdy with NadinaMackie Jackson, bassoon virtuoso; Toronto Brass Ensemble; Marc Djokic, violin;and many more world-class artists. Daytime classes from beginner to advancedlevels, for adults, children and families. A dynamic Jazz Program for advancedJULY 1, 2014Chautauqua Symphony OrchestraThe Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra will performMendelssohn’s The Hebrides, Op. 26, with NationalGeographic photographer Jim Richardson’sphotography from the Hebrides IslandsJULY 17, 2014Augustin Hadelich, violinistPlaying with dazzling technique,Hadelich will return “home” toChautauqua to perform the DutilleauxViolin Concerto before recording allof the works of Henri Dutilleaux withthe Seattle Symphony OrchestraAUGUST 16, 2014Alexander Gavrylyuk, pianoGavrylyuk will perform Gershwin’s“Rhapsody in Blue” in celebration ofthe 90th anniversary of the premiereof this iconic American compositionFor ticketing information and to see acomplete schedule of daily lectures and concertsVISIT US ONLINE AT June 4 – September 7, 2014 | 39

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