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Volume 19 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2014

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Evening with Calum

Evening with Calum Graham, guitar. TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Musicfrom the Gardens of India. North Indianclassical ragas. Bageshree Vaze, voice;Vineet Vyas, tabla. Toronto Music Garden,475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:30: Brott Music Festival. Love, Actually!Or The Eternal Love Story–Romeo and Juliet.Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture; Prokofiev:Romeo and Juliet Suite; Bernstein:West Side Story Symphonic Dances, Minkus:Le Corsaire; Don Quixote (Pas de Deux).Sonia Rodriguez and Piotr Stanczyk, dancers;with orchestra. Burlington Performing ArtsCentre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st).Friday July 181:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and othergenres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.Also Jul 4, 11, 25.Sunday July 202:00: Daniel Lichti. Winterreise. Schubert:Winterreise D911 . Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone;Ephraim Laor, piano. Heliconian Hall,35 Hazelton Ave. 819-918-3818. .3:00: Hart House Singers. SummertimeBach. Original and contemporary versions ofworks by J.S. Bach and sons. Amanda Gallimore,drums; Ian Gallimore; double bass;Jeff Vidov, piano; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor.Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart HouseCircle. 416-978-2452. Free. Food donations toUofT Foodbank welcome.7:00: Markham Concert Band. ConcertSundays. Unionville Millennium Bandstand,143 Main St., Unionville. 647-668-8943. Free.Runs Sundays Jul 6 to Aug 10.8:00: Music Niagara. National YouthOrchestra of Canada. Selections, Wagner:Lohengrin; Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s MerryPranks; Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe. NationalYouth Orchestra of Canada. Jackson-TriggsA. Concerts in the GTAAmphitheatre, 2145 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake.905-468-4637 x 5616. .Site opens at 7pm with light food and estatewines available.Monday July 2112:15: Music Mondays. Raymond Spasovski,piano. Works by Chabrier, Poulenc, Ravel,Debussy, and Satie. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday July 226:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Studentsfrom Humber College, University ofToronto, York University, and Mohawk College.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. Free.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Opening Night featuring the Emerson StringQuartet. Beethoven: Serioso Quartet; Britten:String Quartet in C Op.36; Schubert: Deathand the Maiden. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St.W. 416-408-0208. -(discounts for sr/under 35.) Champagne reception in the lobby.Wednesday July 2312:00 noon: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Summer Jazz Trio. Landen Vieira,saxophone; Ian Sinclair, piano; Connor Walsh,bass. North York Central Library Auditorium,5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639 to register.Free.12:35: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields.Concerts at Midday. Izabella Budai and AlhelíPimienta, flutes. Church of St. Stephen-inthe-Fields,103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527.Free; donations welcome.7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Concerts: Angelo Sartorelli, guitar.Classical. 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Beatrice Rana. Bach: Partita No.1 in B-flat;Chopin: Funeral March; Prokofiev: SonataNo.6 in A Op.82. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)Thursday July 247:00: Metropolitan United Church. CarillonRecitals. Andrée-Anne Doane, carillon.56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331 x26. Free. Concertstake place outside on front lawn.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin.Works by Haydn, Brahms and Dvořák.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.- (discounts for sr/under 35.)Friday July 251:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and othergenres. Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly.Also Jul 4, 11, 18.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Romanticism to Modernity. Works byBerg, Bridge, Strauss and Schoenberg.Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; StevenDann, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello;Pedja Muzijevic, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)Saturday July 264:00 and 7:30: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guestartists share the stage with TSM AcademyFellows. Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss,violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Christopher Costanza,cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)8:00: Gordon Murray Presents. PianoSoirée. Schubert: Serenade; Bizet: Habanera(from Carmen); Grieg: Ich liebe dich; Lehár:Love Breaks Every Bond (from The Countof Luxembourg); Moszkowski: Étincelles(Sparks); and other selections. Gordon Murray,piano. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church,427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. ; (st).Sunday July 274:00: Summer Music in the Garden. EminentVictorians. Haydn: Quartet in E-flatOp.20 No.1; Clarke: Poem; Beethoven: Quartetin F Op.95. Lafayette String Quartet: AnnElliott-Goldschmid and Sharon Stanis, violins;Joanne Hood, viola; Pamela Highbaugh Aloni,cello. Toronto Music Garden, 475 QueensQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:00: Markham Concert Band. ConcertSundays. Unionville Millennium Bandstand,143 Main St., Unionville. 647-668-8943. Free.Runs Sundays Jul 6 to Aug 10.Monday July 2812:15: Music Mondays. Nothing Comparesto You. Songs of Kate Bush, Prince and Radioheadboiled down to their deep essence.Zorana Sadiq, soprano; Joe Macerollo, accordion;Peter Tiefenbach, piano. Church of theHoly Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223.Free, suggested donation.Tuesday July 297:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Soledad. Mix of jazz, calypso, tango and TangoNuevo styles. Protégés of Argentinean pianistMartha Argerich. Chamber ensemble ofviolin, piano, guitar, double bass and accordion.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discountsfor sr/under 35.)Wednesday July 307:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Concerts: Hisaka, voice. World.345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .7:30: Toronto Singing Studio. SummerSingers. Light classical, folk, jazz and popularstandards. Linda Eyman, conductor. BloorStreet United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-455-9238. PWYC donation.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Modigliani String Quartet. Haydn: Quartet inG Op.77; Bartók: String Quartet No.2 Op. 17;Ravel: String Quartet in F. Philippe Bernhard,violin; Loïc Rio, violin; Laurent Marfaing, viola;François Kieffer, cello. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)Thursday July 317:00: Summer Music in the Garden.Panache! Andrea Beaton, Donna Hébert,Jane Rothfield and Véronique Plasse. TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano. Featuringfavourite Italian opera arias. Koerner Hall,54 | June 4, 2014 – Sept 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -(discountsfor sr/under 35.)Friday August 11:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoAug 8. 15, 22, 29.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Russia After Revolution. Prokofiev: Duo forTwo Violins; Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in gOp.57; Vaughan Williams; Phantasy Quintet.Jonathan Crow, violin; Martin Beaver, violin;Paul Coletti, viola; Marc Coppey, cello; AngelaCheng, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. MagicFlute KV620. By Mozart; libretto by Schikaneder.Nicole Bellamy, piano/music director.Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto,214 College St. 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st).Also Aug 3(mat), 6(mat) and 9(eve). English.Saturday August 22:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Madame Butterfly. By Puccini; Book by Long;stageplay by Belasco. Narmina Afandiyeva,piano/music director. Robert Gill Theatre,University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st). Also Aug 5(eve), 7(eve)and 9(mat). English.4:00 and 7:30: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guestartists share the stage with TSM AcademyFellows. Early-twentieth-century works fromEngland, Russia, France, Germany, Hungaryand Austria. Jonathan Crow, violin; MartinBeaver, violin: Paul Coletti, viola; MarcCoppey, cello; Angela Cheng, piano. WalterHall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’sPark. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Vanessa.By Barber; libretto by Menotti. RaisaNakhmanovich, piano/music director. RobertGill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 CollegeSt. 416-922-2912. ; (sr/st). AlsoAug 6(eve), 8(eve) and 10(mat). English.Sunday August 32:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. MagicFlute KV620. See Aug 1(eve); Also Aug 6(mat)and 9(eve).7:00: Markham Concert Band. ConcertSundays. Unionville Millennium Bandstand,143 Main St., Unionville. 647-668-8943. Free.Runs Sundays Jul 6 to Aug 10.Monday August 412:15: Music Mondays. CBC Music YoungArtist of 2014. Works by Franck, Prévost andSarasate. Ji Soo Choi, violin; Ben Smith, piano.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday August 58:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Madame Butterfly. See Aug 2(mat); AlsoAug 7(eve) and 9(mat).Wednesday August 612:35: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields. Concerts at Midday. Edward Moroney,organ. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields,103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527. Free;donations welcome.2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. MagicFlute KV620. See Aug 1(eve); Also Aug 9(eve).6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Studentsfrom Humber College, University ofToronto, York University, and Mohawk College.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. Free.7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Concerts: Francine Hailman, voice,and Rick Maltese, piano. Jazz, blues and latinmusic. 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Soldier:From Severn to Somme. Commemorationof the 100th anniversary of the FirstWorld War. Songs by Mahler, Mussorgsky,Butterworth, Ives, Finzi and Poulenc. ChristopherMaltman, baritone; Graham Johnson,piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discountsfor sr/under 35.)8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Vanessa.See Aug 2(eve); Also Aug 8(eve) and10(mat).Thursday August 77:00: Summer Music in the Garden.Songs of Wondering. Original compositions.The Bombadils. Toronto Music Garden,475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Spotlight on the TSO. Viennese program featuringarrangements by Schoenberg andBerg. Songs by Mahler, Mussorgsky, Butterworth,Ives, Finzi and Poulenc. Mahler: Songsof a Wayfarer; Strauss: Waltzes. JonathanCrow, violin; Etsuko Kimura, violin; Eric Nowlin,viola; David Hetherington, cello; Yao GuangZhai, clarinet; guests: Peter McGillivray, baritone;David Louie, piano. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.).8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Madame Butterfly. See Aug 2(mat); AlsoAug 9(mat).Friday August 812:00 noon and 4:00: Toronto SummerMusic Festival. TSM Academy Art of SongRecitals. François Le Roux, baritone; GrahamJohnson, piano; Alumni of the TSM AcademyArt of Song program. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)1:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoAug 1, 15, 22, 29.7:30: St. James Cathedral. Bach Cantatas.65 Church St. 416-364-7865. PWYC.7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Milos Karadaglic, classical guitar. Works bySor, Bach, Granados, Rodrigo and De Falla.Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208.- (discounts for sr/under 35.)8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Vanessa.See Aug 2(eve); Also Aug 10(mat).Saturday August 92:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.Madame Butterfly. See Aug 2(mat).4:00 and 7:30: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guestartists share the stage with TSM AcademyFellows. Early-twentieth-century works fromEngland, Russia, France, Germany, Hungaryand Austria. Jonathan Crow, violin; EtsukoKimura, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; David Hetherington,cello; Jeffrey Beecher, bass; DavidLouie, piano. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. (discounts for sr/under 35.)8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. MagicFlute KV620. See Aug 1(eve).Sunday August 102:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Vanessa.See Aug 2(eve).4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. AllThings Brass and Beautiful. Works by Weill,Bartók, Brahms, Gershwin and others. TrilliumBrass Quintet: André Dubelsten andScott Harrison, trumpets; Jonathan Rowsell,tuba; Cathy Stone, trombone; Katie Toksoy,French horn. Toronto Music Garden,475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.7:00: Markham Concert Band. ConcertSundays. Unionville Millennium Bandstand,143 Main St., Unionville. 647-668-8943. Free.Runs Sundays Jul 6 to Aug 10.Monday August 1112:15: Music Mondays. CBC Music YoungArtist of 2014. Bryan Cheng, cello; SylvieCheng, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity,10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday August 127:00: Toronto Summer Music Festival.Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Weber: Overtureto Oberon; Vaughan Williams: Fantasiaon a theme of Thomas Tallis; Vivier: Orion;Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. PeterOundjian, conductor. Koerner Hall, 273 BloorSt. W. 416-408-0208. -9 (discountsfor sr/under 35.)Wednesday August 1312:35: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields.Concerts at Midday. J. Thomas Gonder,organ. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields,103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527. Free;donations welcome.7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Concerts: King Harvest. Folk/rootsand classic rock. 345 Balliol St. 416-487-0705. .Thursday August 147:00: Summer Music in the Garden. JaymeStone’s Lomax Project. Folk and roots. JaymeStone, banjo/voice; Eli West, voice/guitar/bouzouki; Margaret Glaspy, voice/guitar; BrittanyHaas, fiddle/voice; Greg Garrison, bass.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.Friday August 151:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoAug 1, 8, 22, 29.Monday August 1812:15: Music Mondays. Rarely heard musicfor clarinet, basset horn and orchestra.Works by Mendelssohn, Krenek and Buczinski.Kornel Wolak, clarinet; Canzona ChamberPlayers; Evan Mitchell, conductor. Churchof the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. Free, suggested donation.Tuesday August 19YoungArtistSeries6-8pm NO COVERStudents from Humber,U of T, York and Mohawkperform on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays and Saturdays251 Victoria Street, TorontoDinner reservations: 416-363-52996:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series. Studentsfrom Humber College, University ofToronto, York University, and Mohawk College.251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299. Free.Wednesday August 2012:35: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields. Concerts at Midday. John Gardham,organ. Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields,103 Bellevue Avenue. 647-769-2527. Free;donations welcome.7:30: Artists’ Garden Cooperative. PleinAir Salon Concerts: Duo Calixa. Latin Americanmusic for flute and guitar. 345 Balliol St.416-487-0705. .Thursday August 217:00: Summer Music in the Garden.Nagata Shachu. Taiko drumming. TorontoMusic Garden, 475 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.Friday August 221:10: Gordon Murray Presents. Piano Potpourri.Classics, opera, operetta, musicals,ragtime, pop, international and other genres.Gordon Murray, piano. Trinity-St. Paul’sUnited Church, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-631-4300. PWYC. Lunch and snack friendly. AlsoAug 1, 8, 15, 29.Sunday August 244:00: Summer Music in the Garden. SeyroSafar: A Musical Journey Across Iran. Originalarrangements of Iranian music. SarvEnsemble; Pedram Khavarzamini, percussion.Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. Free.Monday August 2512:15: Music Mondays. Les Nuits d’été. Mozart:Exultate Jubilate; Berlioz: Les Nuits d’été.Rachel Krehm, soprano; Canzona ChamberPlayers; Evan Mitchell, conductor. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521x223. Free, suggested donation.6:00: Jazz Bistro. Young Artist Series.Students from Humber College, Universityof Toronto, York University, and Mohawkthewholenote.com June 4,2014 – Sept 7, 2014 | 55

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