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Volume 20 Issue 3 - November 2014

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2014 Blue PagesSupplement15BLUETH ANNUALPAGESPRESENTER PROFILES 2014/15●●Amici Chamber EnsembleMusic presenters get the chanceto pitch their projects in our annualOctober Blue Pages issue, but theBlue Pages are available year-round,and musicmaking in southernOntario happens around the clockand throughout the calendar. Here’sa warm welcome for newcomersthis month to The WholeNote’s BluePages directory. To check out our fullroster of members, please Chamber Ensemble has celebrated over 25 years as one of Canada’sfinest and most distinguished chamber music ensembles. ClarinetistJoaquin Valdepeñas, cellist David Hetherington and pianist Serouj Kradjianinvite some of the finest musicians to join them in innovative and eclecticprogramming, celebrating friendship through music. Amici’s recordingshave placed them among the world’s best chamber musicians and garneredthe ensemble two JUNO awards. The ensemble has toured extensively,with performances in Canada, Mexico and Europe.Robin McLean519-267-0636robin@amiciensemble.comamiciensemble.comreleases recordings by Liona Boyd under the Moston Records label distributedby Universal Music Canada.Liona Boyd, five-time JUNO award winner, “The First Lady of the Guitar,”has introduced millions around the world to the art of classical guitarthrough her concerts, television specials and 23 recordings, many of whichhave gone gold and platinum. Liona is now an accomplished singer and songwriterwhile still integrating her classical guitar style into the new repertoire.Her virtuoso talents have resulted in five JUNO awards, five HonoraryDoctorates, the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario and the DiamondJubilee Medal. She is a five-time winner of the Guitar Player Magazinepoll for best classical guitarist and has been inducted into their “Gallery ofGreats.” Liona Boyd lives in Toronto and now tours accompanied by guitaristMichael Savona.Music licensing/concert appearance inquiries for Liona Boyd:Cat●●Show One ProductionsThe Canadian media have called her “an icon in the making,” and “anintuitive impresario.” For over a decade, Svetlana Dvoretsky and Show OneProductions have brought to Canada some of the world’s biggest classicalmusic stars: Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Sondra Radvanovsky, Valery Gergiev andthe Mariinsky Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor/violinist Vladimir Spivakov, conductor/violist Yuri Bashmet,soloists Olga Kern, Denis Matsuev, Mischa Maisky, the musical hilarityof Igudesman & Joo, actor John Malkovich, dance companies Les BalletsTrockadero de Monte Carlo, Tango Fire and Eifman Ballet, amongst others.The upcoming season includes German luminary Anne-Sophie Mutter withthe Canadian debut of her ensemble, the Mutter Virtuosi; the first Torontorecital of the world-renowned violinist Vadim Repin; and the sensationalreturn of Boris Eifman’s company with his signature work Anna Kareninaand a magnificent production of Sleeping Beauty on Ice. For more information,visit our●●Flute StreetToronto’s professional-level flute choir, Flute Street, under the artistic directionof flutist and music publisher, Nancy Nourse, presents a three-concertseries in 2014/15, each featuring a distinguished guest artist.The series opened on September 26 at Holy Trinity Church with “ThePaganini of the Piccolo” featuring French piccolo superstar Jean-LouisBeaumadier, whose North American tour included performances in Montrealand at New York’s Carnegie Hall.The second concert, “Distinctively Canadian,” a program of works by Canadiancomposers from all parts of the country, will be at the Music Gallery onJanuary 31, 2015. Vancouver flutist and musical entrepreneur, Mark TakeshiMcGregor, will be the guest artist and director of this concert.At its the third concert, “And the Giant Began to Dance,” at Christ ChurchDeer Park on April 12, 2015, Flute Street will perform under the directionof the distinguished American-Australian flutist, contra-bass flutist, pedagogueand flute choir specialist, Peter Sheridan.Flute Street was formed in the spring of 2013 as “The Canadian Flute AssociationProfessional Flute Choir,” to perform at the June 2013 Canadian FluteAssociation convention in Oakville, Ontario.Allan●●Moston ProductionsMoston Productions is a music production company based in Toronto,Ontario. Services include music and video production, music publishing,music licensing and concert bookings and promotion. Moston Productions●●Sony Centre For The Performing ArtsThe Sony Centre, Toronto’s first performing arts centre, has played a definingrole in the cultural life of Toronto for more than 50 years. Today, Sony Centre’smission is to unite the global citizens of Toronto through great artisticexperiences. The Sony Centre presents year-round programming includingconcerts, musical theatre, family entertainment, comedy and dance.With in-house catering and many completely customizable spaces, Toronto’siconic Sony Centre has also proven to be an ideal venue for productlaunches, town halls, holiday parties and fundraisers – it is truly where theworld comes to play!1-855-872-SONY (7669)●●True North Records/Linus EntertainmentTrue North Records was founded in 1969 by Bernie Finklestein. Featuringover 600 releases, 43 JUNO Awards and 37 gold and platinum records toits credit, True North is a unique Canadian recording company dedicatedto fostering creativity among its artists.Linus Entertainment is an independent music label specializing in jazz andpop music, based in Burlington, Ontario and founded in 2001.David MacMillan905-681-8160 November 1 - December 7, 2014 | 67

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