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Volume 2 Issue 10 - July/August 1997

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12 july/august '97

12 july/august '97 wholenote WHOLENOTE'S COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT LISTINGS, July 1 to August 31 1997. CAUTION! PLEASE PHONE AHEAD. PLANS CHANGE. MUSIC{THEATRE LISTINGS JULY & AUGUST •Bluewater Summer Playhouse. Billy Bishop Goes to War, Jul 29-Aug 2. Cheatin Hearts, Aug 12-30. Kincardine, 519-396-5722. •Blyth Festival; Booze Days in a Dry County. To Aug 23. Barndance Live. Aug 26-Sep 1 o. 519-523- 9300. •Canadian Opera Company. AltamiraNo­ Load Opera Concerts. Aug 26-28: 8pm. Harbourfront Centre. 363-6671 . •Capital Theatre. Rodgers & Hart: A Celebration. Jul 17-19. Fiddler on the Roof, Aug 8-1 6. Port Hope. 1- 800-434-5092. •Drayton Festival. Forever Plaid, to Dec 31 . 51 9-638- 5575. •Elora Festival. Dinner Cabaret Series. Coward, Berlin, Flanders & Swann. Jul 17: 5:45. Love Under the Lights. July 27: 5:45. Spirit of the Country (Sort of ...} July 31: 5:45. 519- 846-0331. •4th Line Theatre Company. 4th Line Farm Show. Aug 9-31 . Winslow Farm. 705-876-7660. •Georgian Theatre Festival. The Magic Trumpet, Cowie & Davies. Jul 4,26,31, Aug 3. Meaford Opera House. 519-538-3569. •Hummingbird Centre. Grease. Official Broadway production. Jul 9-1 3. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The King and I. Begins Jul 23, limited engagement. 872-2262. •Huron Country Playhouse. Brigadoon, August 12 to 30. Billy Bishop Goes to War, Jul 9-19. I Dol I Dol, Jul 30-Aug 9. Grand Bend. 519-238-6000. •Kawartha Summer Theatre. Brigadoon. Jul 1- 19. Lindsay. 705-324-9114. •King's Wharf Theatre. Nunsense. Aug 5-1 7. Discovery Harbour, Caledon East. 705-549- 8064. •Kingston Summer Festival. Sir John, Eh? Aug 15-31 . Grand Theatre, ·Kingston. 613-530-2050. • lighthouse Festival Theatre. Hard Hats: The Musical! (World Premiere), Jul 22-Aug 9. Moments to ' Remember, Sep 2-6. Main & Market Sts, Port Dover. 51 9-583-2221 . •Livent. Ragtime, the Musical. Tuesday through Sunday. Ford Centre, 5040 Yonge St. •Mirvish Productions. Jolson. Jun 16-Sep 6. Royal Alexandra Theatre. 872-1212. •Orillia Sunshine Festival. Oliver! To July 12. Gilbert & Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance, Jul 17-Aug 9. 'Orillia Opera House. 705- 346-8011. •Premiere Opera Company. Summer Gala Concert. Popular highlights from Opera & Operetta. Jul 27: 8:00. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 926-9643. •Shaw Festival. The Chocolate Soldier. To Oct 26. Royal George Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake. 1- 800-511-7429. •Stirling Festival Theatre. Top Hat, White Tie & Tails, Jul 2-20. Moments to Remember, Jul 22-27. Dads: The Musical. Jul 30- Aug 1 7. 41 West Front St, Stirling. 613-395-2100. •Stratford Festival Theatre. Camelot. To Nov 8. Festival Theatre, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. •Summer at the Roxy. Come by the Hills. Oneman musical featuring Celtic songs. 251 9th E, Owen Sound. 519-371 - 2833. •Theatre Brookville. All Grown Up. The Girl Group Musical, Jul 17-Aug 10. 235 King St. W., Brockville. 613-342-9009. •Theatre on the Grand. 8 to the Bar, Aug 27-Sep 13. Fergus, 519-787-1981. •Theatre Orangeville. The Last Resort. To Jul 12. Jacob Two-Two Meets The Hooded Fang, Jul 16-20; Aug 20-24; Orangeville Town Hall Opera House, 87 Broadway. 519-942-3423. •Upper Canada Playhouse. 18 Wheels, To Jul13. Morrisburg, Ont. 613-543- 3713. •Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. Suds: the Rocking 60's Musical Soap Opera. July 15 to 26. Petrolia, Qnt. 1-800-717-7694. •• • 11 :OOam & 2:00: Music at the McMichael. John Arpin, piano. McMichael Canadian Collection, 1 0365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg. 905-893- 0344 ext.265. Free with gallery admission. • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre· Heineken Red Star Concert. lrshad Khan, Indian-born master of the sitar & the surbahar. Molson Place. 973-4000. • 3:00: 100th Monkey Oasis. Walking On Water: a Musical Journeying. Songs & music by Michael Moon, playing on vibes, bells & hammered dulcimer. 66 Wellesley St. E. 925-7633. Donation. • 3:00: City of Toronto Parks & Recreation. Music in the Park. Edward De Silva, Latin & classical guitar. Dufferin Grove Park. 530-0437. Free. • 4:00: Organ Alternatives & St. James' Cathedral. Summer Sunday Organ Concert. ian Sadler, grand organ. Followed by 50- minute service of Choral Evensong, sung by the Gentlemen Choristers. 65 Church St. 364-8849. Free. • 5:00: Harbourfront Centre Heineken Red Star Concert. · Khac Chi Ensemble. Vietnamese traditional & contemporary folk music. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. • 6:00: Harbourfront Centre Heineken Red Star Concert. ' Silk Road. Water's Edge Cafe. See July 5, 2:00. • 7:00: Harbourfront Centre Heineken Red Star Concert. Lei Qiang & Liu Fang. Ancient music from China. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. • 7:00: Orillia Parks & Recreation Department. Sunday Evening Band Concert. Brampton Concert Band. Couchiching Park Rotary Aqua Theatre, Orillia (fair weather); Orillia Community Centre (inclement weather). 247- 8287; Donation. • 7:30: Mel Lastman Square Sunday Serenade . . Merrymen of Barbados. Calypso & Caribbean music. 5100 Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. MONDAY JULY 7 • 12:10: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays. Ch01r of St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Scarborough, Bruce Kirkpatrick Hill, dir. Music by Stanford, Ager, Finzi, Piccolo & Sumsion. Matthew Larkin, accompanist. Trinity Square beside the Eaton Centre. 598-4521. Donation. WEDNESDAY JULY 9 • 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band Open-Air Concert, John Liddle, conductor. Band de Solei/. Show pieces & big band selections. Broadacres Park, 450 The West Mall. 233-7468. Free. THURSDAY JULY 10 • 1 2: 1 5: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 1 2:15: Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. From 4 Corners. Bob Snider, Canadian singer-songwriter. Metro Square, 55 John St. 397-5252. Free. • 7:00: Art Gallery of Ontario. Opera Atelier: Dance Through Time. From Monteverdi to Mozart, per.formances feature the stylistic gestures, dance, costumes & decor of the pre-Romantic era. 31 7 Dundas W. 979-6648. Free with gallery admission. • 8:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Bach Meets Cape Breton . . Puirt a Baroque: David Greenberg, baroque & modern violin; Scott Macmillan, classical & steelstringed guitars; David Sandall, harpsichord. Grandview Inn. 1-800-663- 2787. $10to . FRIDAY JULY 11 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE • 1 2: 1 5: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 8:00: Elora Festival. Opening Night Gala & Reception - Celebration of · Brahms. Brahms: Symphony #1 Op.68 in c minor; Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny); Alto Rhapsody Op.53; Nanie (Song of Lamentation) Op.82. Annemaria Popescu, mezzo soprano; Elora Festival

Singers & Chorus; Elora Festival Orchestra; Yves Abel & Noel Edison, conductors. Gambrel Barn. 519-846-0331. . • 9:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. The Boss Brass. Rob McConnell, leader/ trombone; Guido Basso, fluegelhorn; Ed Bickert, guitar. Grandview Inn. 1- 800-663-2787. -35. SATURDAY JULY 12 • 1 :00: City of Toronto Parks & Recreation. Music in the Park. Kathleen Smith, classical & modern cello. Dufferin Mall, 900 Dufferin St. 530-0437. Free. • 2:00: Art in Open Spaces & Danceworks. Water Sources. Premiere; four sitespecific, commissioned · pieces: Julia Aplin, John Gzowski: Inner City Sirens; Lucie Gregoire, Nic Gotham: Le jardin de lierre brule; Terrill Maguire, Kirk Elliott: Sanctuary; Jessica Runge, Rick Sacks: Water Dances in the Cloud Gardens·. Also: Four One One (new solo work for fountains), Lori Freedman, clarinet; Mariel. Josee Chartier, John Sherlock: Variations on Figures. Meet 1 :45 at Toronto Sculpture Garden, King St E. of Church. Tour ends at AGO approx. 4:30pm. 204-1082. . • 7:00: City of Toronto Parks & Recreation. Music in the Park. Klave y Kongo, roots salsa. Christie Pits. 530-0437. Free. • 7:30: Summer Carillon Recital Series '97. George Matthew, carilloneur. Soldiers Tower, Hart House, U. ofT. 978-2452. Free. • 8:00: Community Folk Art Coun~il & Polish Society in Canada. Scholares Minores Pro Musica Antiqua. Children's ensemble of singers, instrumentalists & dancers performing Early Music from Poland & Europe, with period instruments & costumes. Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Sq. beside the J;:aton Centre. 368-8743. 0,;. • 8:00: Elora Festival. Mary Lou Fallis - Her First Farewell Tour. An evening of music and comedy. Gambrel Barn. 519-846- 0331. . • 8:00: Heritage Associates. Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, John Mason, musical director; Andrew McGarva, deputy conductor. Molson Amphitheatre, Ontario Place. 870-8000. -. • 8:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Opera Gala. Arias & duets from Mozart's German & Italian operas. Lydia Rathkolb, soprano; Georg Lehner, baritone; Huntsville Festival Symphony, Kerry Stratton, conductor. Grandview Inn. 1-800-663-2787. 5-. SUNDAY JULY 13 • 2:00: Art in Open Spaces & Danceworks. Water Sources. Toronto Sculpture Garden. See July 12. • 2:00: Elora Festival. Mixed Masses. Rheinberger: Mass for double choir in E flat major; Poulenc: Mass in G major. Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison, conductor. St. Mary's Church. 51 9-846-0331. 7 or incl. 4pm concert. • 2:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Jazz at the Cottage. Sherisse Stevens & her 7-piece band. Cottage Restaurant, Huntsville. 1- 800-663-2787. Free. • 3:00: City of Toronto Parks & Recreation. Music in the Park. Community Jam (various local artists). Dufferin Grove Park, Bloor & Dufferin. 530-0437. Free. • 4:00: Elora Festival. An Afternoon of Baroque Concerti. Torelli: Concerto in D major; Vivaldi: Concerto in c minor; Concerto in F major; Bach: Concerto for two violins in d minor. Elora Festival Baroque Orchestra. St. John's Church. 519-846- 0331 . or incl. 2pm concert. · • 4:00: Organ Alternatives & St .. James' Cathedral. Summer Sunday Organ Concert. Sarah Parkinson, voice; Angus Sinclair, chamber' organ. Followed by 50-minute service of Choral Evensong, sung by the Gentlemen Choristers. 65 Church St. 364-8849. Free. • 7:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Children's Program. ~rokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Britten: Simple Symphony; Theme from "The Simpsons". Alex Baran, narrator; Huntsville Festival Symphony, Kerry Stratton, conductor. Grandview Inn. 1-800-663- 2787. $10to . • 7:00: Orillia Parks & Recreation Department. Sunday Evening Band Concert. Barrie Concert Band. Couchiching Park Rotary Aqua Theatre, Orillia (fair weather); Orillia Community Centre (inclement weather). 247- 8287. Donation. • 7:30: Mel Lastman Square Sunday Serenade. Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller. Big band music. 5100 Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. MONDAY JULY 14 • 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays. Sherlock Junior, silent film with live accompaniment by Rick Friend, piano. Trinity Square beside the Eaton Centre. 598-4521. Admission by donation. • 1 2: 1 5: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 8:00: Ht,mtsville Festival of the Arts. Trio Lyra. Suzanne Shulman, flute; Erica Goodman, harp; Mark Childs, viola. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800- 663-2787. . • 8:00: Kingston Summer Festival. Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller. John McNab, The Fabulous Moonbeams; orchestra cond. Don Pierre. Regina Rosen Auditorium, 218 Princess St. 1-800-615- 5666. -20. TUESDAY JULY 15 • 12:15: Huntsville Festival of. the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 8:oo: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Huntsville Festival Symphony. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto; Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style; Beethoven: Sumphony #4. Angele Dubeau, violin; Huntsville Festival Symphony, Kerry Stratton, conductor. Grandview Inn. 1-800-663-2787. $10-. WEDNESDAY JULY 16 • 12:15: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 2:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Jazz at the Cottage. Jordan Riley Rhythm & Blues. The Cottage Restaurant. 1-800- 663-2787. Free. • 7:00: Art Gallery of Ontario-. Opera Atelier. See July 10. • 8:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. !Arte Flamenco! Program blending Flamenco music & dance, & poetry of 13 Garcia Lorca, including a choreographed version of Ravel: Bolero. Grandview Inn, Huntsville. 1-800-663- 2787. $10 to . THURSDAY JULY 17 • 12:15: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 12:15: Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. From 4 Corners. Sweet Sensation. Reggae, R&B & soca. Metro Square, 55 John St. 397- 5252. Free. • 5:45: Elora Festival. Dinner Cabaret Series. Coward, Berlin, Flanders & Swann. Gourmet meal, followed by contemporary & classic works presented by Carl Strygg, counter tenor. Drimmie Hall, Elora Mill Inn. 51 9-846-0331. . • 7:30: North York Concert Band. Family Pops Concert. Mel Lastman Square, 51 00 Yonge St. 247-8287. Free. • 8:00: 40 fingers saxophone quartet. Live Fingers, live CD recording concert. Matt: Marching Orders; Lutek: paralisq; Gotham: Stone Harvest; Szlavnics: from the place of birds (settling); Siddall: Sunflower. Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St. 944-3224. (incl. CD pre-purchase). • 8:00: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Pops in a Classical Way. From Offenbach to Bizet including Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #3; Anderson: Trump~ter's Lullaby; operatic selections. Johnny Cowell, trumpet; Michael Kim, piano; Thomas • Doherty, tenor; orchestra conducted by Kerry Stratton. Grandview Inn. 1- 800-663-2787. to . FRIDAY JULY 18 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE • 1 2:1 5: Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Music at Noon. Local classical, folk & jazz musicians & singers. Trinity United Church, Huntsville. 1-800-663-2787. Free. • 8:00: 40 fingers saxophone quartet. Live Fingers. Annex Theatre. See July 17. • 8:00: Elora Festival. Voices of Light - a Canadian Premiere. Multi media presentation: Einhorn: Voices of Light; performed in synchrony with the 1 928 silent film "Joan of Arc", Carl Dreyer, director. Elora Festival Singers; Elora

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