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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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Jul 26 11:00am: Musical

Jul 26 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Partitas. Partita No.2 in d BWV1002. Julia Wedman, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). Jul 27-28: 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). Jul 29 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). 11:15am: [lecture] Illustrated Musical Lecture No.1 with Robert Harris: Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and the Sound of Music (UW; $20). 2:00pm: International Piano Series: Paul Lewis (SA; ). Jul 30 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). 12:30: Sultans of String (MB; Free). Jul 31 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). 12:30: Sultans of String (MB; Free). Aug 1: 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). 10:00am: Sing-a-long Sound of Music (SC; ). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No.1 in g BWV1001. Aisslinn Nosky, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Sultans of String (MB; Free). 7:00: Whiskey Jack Salutes Canadian Country Legend Gordie Tapp (RC; ). Aug 2 9:00am-5:00: Tom Patterson Island turns into Tom Percussion Island (TP; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No.1 in g BWV1001. Aisslinn Nosky, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Sultans of String (MB; Free). Aug. 3-4 8:00: World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. (AP; ). Aug. 5 11:15am: [lecture] Illustrated Musical Lecture No.2 with Robert Harris: The Music of R. Murray Schafer (UW; $20). Aug. 6 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Heavyweights Brass Band. (MB; Free). 7:00: Coronation of George II. Theatre of Early Music. Daniel Taylor, conductor (SJ; ). Aug 7 7:00am: Schafer at Dawn: Music for an Avon Morning (TP; Free). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Heavyweights Brass Band (MB; Free). 10:00: Schafer at Twilight: The Sacred Music of R. Murray Schafer (SJ; ). Aug 8 7:00am: Schafer at Dawn: Music for an Avon Morning (TP; Free). 10:00am: Summer Festivals Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No. 2 in a BWV1003. Cristina Zacharias, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Heavyweights Brass Band (MB; Free). 9:00: Live at Revival House Cabaret: Carole Pope (RH; ). Aug 9 7:00am: Schafer at Dawn: Music for an Avon Morning (TP; Free). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No. 2 in a BWV1003. Cristina Zacharias, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Heavyweights Brass Band (MB; Free). 2:00: Great Opera Arias. Michael Schade, tenor. (SA; ). Aug 10-11 10:00am: [workshop] Vocal Academy (SA). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). Aug 12 10:00am: [workshop] Vocal Academy (SA). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:15am: [lecture] Illustrated Musical Lecture No. 3 with Robert Harris: Mozart’s Magic Flute (UW; $20). 2:00: [lecture] Harry Somers Forum: Opera at the Movies. Guest Speaker: Barbara Willis Sweete (UW; Free). Aug 13 10:00am: [workshop] Vocal Academy (SA). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Dan Stacey and the Black Swans (MB; Free). Aug 14 10:00am: [workshop] Vocal Academy (SA). 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Dan Stacey and the Black Swans (MB; Free). 6:30: Magic Flute. Mozart. Opera sung in English. Dinner performance (RH; ; includes dinner). Aug 15 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Partitas. Partita No.3 in E BWV1004. Aisslinn Nosky, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30: Dan Stacey and the Black Swans (MB; Free). 2:00: Vocal Academy Final Concert (SA; PWYC). 6:30: Magic Flute. Mozart. Opera sung in English. Dinner performance (RH; ; includes dinner). Aug 16 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours, Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Partitas. Partita No.3 in E BWV1004. Aisslinn Nosky, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Dan Stacey and the Black Swans (MB; Free). 12:00: Magic Flute. Mozart. Opera sung in English. Brunch performance (RH; ; includes brunch). Aug 17 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 7:00: Great Lake Swimmers with Trent Severn Opening (KC, ). Aug 18 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). Aug 19 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:15am: [lecture] Illustrated Musical Lecture No.4 with Robert Harris: Bach’s Partitas and Sonatas (UW; $20). 7:00: International Piano Series: Janina Fialkowska (SA; ). Aug 20 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:00: Tivoli on Parade. Downtown march (DT; Free). 12:30: Tivoli Boys Guard Band. Denmark (MB; Free). Aug 21 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Ontario Youth Choir. (MB; Free). Aug 22 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Partitas. Partita No.1 in b BWV1006. Cristina Zacharias, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:00: Tivoli on Parade. Downtown march (DT; Free). 12:30 & 3:00: Tivoli Boys Guard Band. Denmark (MB; Free). 9:00: Live at Revival House Cabaret: Newfoundland Jazz Celidh with Heather Bambrick (RH; ). Aug 23 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Partitas. Partita No.1 in b BWV1006. Cristina Zacharias, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:00: Tivoli on Parade. Downtown march (DT; Free) 12:30 & 3:00: Tivoli Boys Guard Band. Denmark (MB; Free). Aug 24 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). Aug 27 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Langley Ukulele Ensemble (MB; Free) 7:00: Jan Lisiecki, piano with Annex Quartet. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C & No.3 in c (SA; ). Aug 28 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 12:30: Langley Ukulele Ensemble (MB; Free) 7:00: Jan Lisiecki, piano with Annex Quartet. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat & No.4 in G (SA; ). Aug 29 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No.3 in C BWV1005. Julia Wedman, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30 & 3:00: Langley Ukulele Ensemble (MB; Free). 7:00: Jan Lisiecki, piano with Annex Quartet. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat “Emperor” (SA; ). 9:00: Live at Revival House Cabaret: Micah Barnes and Friends (RH; ). Aug 30 10:00am: Play Me I’m Yours. Street Pianos (DT; Free). 11:00am: Musical Brunch: Bach Solo Violin Sonatas. Sonata No.3 in C BWV1005. Julia Wedman, violin (PR; .50; includes brunch). 12:30: Pipes & Drums of Stratford Police Service (MB; Free). 2:00: The Stratford Six: An Afternoon of Operatic Delights. Philip Addis, Roger Honeywell, Gary Relyea, Lutzen Riedstra, Drew Santini and James Westman. (SA; ). 4:00: Play Me I’m Yours closes (DT; Free). Summer Music in the Garden July 2 to September 13 Toronto Music Garden, 475 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON M5V 3G3 416-973-4000 harbourfrontcentre.com/summermusic All concerts: Free Jul 2 7:00: Dewe’igan: Two-Spirited First Nations Women and the Drum. Inter-tribal gathering of Two-Spirited First Nations women. Songs celebrating life and the heartbeat of Mother Earth. Barbara Croall: new work for pipigwan (cedar flute). Jul 5 4:00: Guided by Voices. J.S. Bach: Suite 6 for solo cello; transcriptions of violin music by Telemann and Benda; new Canadian works by Godin and Ceccarelli. Elinor Frey, cello. Jul 9 7:00: An Evening with Calum Graham. Guitar and original songs. Jul 12 4:00: Colourful Clouds Eating the Moon. Musical tapestry of Chinese, Flamenco, Galician and Jewish traditions. Liron Man, hand pans and flamenco guitar; Lan Tung, erhu and vocals; Jonathan Bernard, percussion. Jul 16 7:00: Covent Garden in the Music Garden. Music by Handel and his rivals, originally heard 300 years ago at London’s Covent Garden Opera House. Elinor Frey, baroque cello; Borys Medicky, harpsichord. Jul 19 4:00: Sublime Schubert. String Quintet in C D956. Shauna Rolston, cello; Cecilia String Quartet. Jul 23 7:00: Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project, Part II. Four roots musicians pay tribute to pioneer folklorist Alan Lomax. Jayme Stone, banjo; Margaret Glaspy, voice and guitar; Tatiana Hargreaves, fiddle and voice; Joe Phillips, bass. Jul 30 7:00: Impressions. Ravel: String Quartet in F; Rowson: String Quartet No.1. Ton Beau String Quartet. Aug 9 4:00: Choro: Brazilian Soul Music. Tio Chorinho, Canada’s only choro ensemble. Aug 13 7:00: Summer Breezes. Rossini: Overture to Cinderella; Barber: Summer Music; new Canadian works by Lau and Estacio. Blythwood Winds. Aug 16 4:00: Ragas by the Lake. Monsoon Trio performs classical Hindustani ragas on modified Western instruments. Jonathan Kay, tenor saxophone and bansuri; Andrew Kay, alto saxophone; Justin Gray, bass veena; guest: Ravi Naimpally, tabla Aug 20 7:00: There and Back: Roots and Original Music from Scotland and Appalachia. Celtic, Old Time, European and original music with an old and contemporary sound. Coracree. Aug 23 4:00: Un Brin de Fantaisie: Italian Instrumental Music of the Early Baroque. Works by Castello, Frescobaldi, Kapsberger, Pittoni Ferrarese and others. Ensemble La Cigale. Aug 27 7:00: Ancient Echoes, New Beats. Nagata Shachu, Japanese taiko drums. Aug 30 4:00: Silk and Bamboo. Chinese music from village and court, from the Qing Dynasty to the recent era. Wen Zhao, pipa and lute; Ziwen Qin, guzhengand zither; Di Zhang, yangqin and dulcimer. Sep 3 7:00: Arrelumbre: Light after Dark. Music of Mediterranean lands including Flamenco, Balkan, Sephardic, Turkish and original works. Tamar Ilana, vocals. Sep 13 4:00: Grassy Roads, Wandering Feet. Fusion of Celtic, Bluegrass, Old Time and Nordic traditions. Bombadils. 50 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre July 31 to August 9 Toronto, ON 416-922-2912 solt.ca For further information see Green Pages and GTA listings. Sun Life Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival July 17 to 19 Waterloo, ON 519-835-1921 For further information see Green Pages listings. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival TBSI Free Concerts June 5 to 17 GC – Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd., Toronto, ON, M4V 1X4 JL – Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street W., Toronto, ON, M5S 1X7 WH – Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5 416-705-4432 tafelmusik.org/tbsf Free Admission Jun 5 8:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: Delightfully Baroque. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Works by Purcell, Handel, Bach, Marais and Telemann. Ann Monoyios, soprano; Peter Harvey, baritone; Jeanne Lamon & Ivars Taurins, conductors (JL). First-come, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. Jun 10 12:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: Musical Interlude. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Members of the TBSI faculty (WH). First-come, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. Jun 14 1:00: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: TBSI Orchestras and Choirs. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Works by Campra, Locke, Fasch, J. Christoph, J. S. Bach and others. Jeanne Lamon, Peter Harvey, and Ivars Taurins, conductors (WH). First-come, first-seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. Jun 17 7:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: The Grand Finale. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Charpentier: Mass for choir and orchestra; works by Handel and Rameau. TBSI Participants & Faculty; Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins, conductors (GC). Ticket required, available at Tafelmusik Box Office, 427 Bloor St. W. on June 11 at 10am. Max 2 per person. TD Toronto Jazz Festival June 18 to 29 HS – Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd., Toronto, ON M8X 1G5 HT – Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M5V 2A2 JB – Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St., Toronto, ON M5B 1T8 JM – Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E., Toronto, ON M5E 1B4 KH – Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1W2 NP – Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto Star Stage, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 1-888-655-9090 or 416-408-0208 (Koerner Hall) torontojazz.com Ticket prices do not include service charge Jun 18 8:00: Oscar Peterson 90th Birthday Celebration. Oscar Peterson Quartet; Alvin Queen; Ulf Wakenius; Robi Botos; guest: Christian McBride (JM; .50-). 8:00: Renee Rosnes Quartet (JB; .50). Jun 19 7:30: Heather Bamrick & Friends (HS; .50). 8:00: Renee Rosnes Quartet (JB; .50). Jun 20 7:30: Heather Bambrick & Friends (HS; .50). 8:00 & 10:30: Renee Rosnes Quartet (JB; .50). 8:30: Tower of Power (NP; ). June 21 12:30 Toronto Mass Choir (NP). 2:00 RPSM Animates the Square (NP). 6:30 Jivebombers (NP). 8:00: Fred Hersch Trio (JB; .50). 8:30: Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. Scotty Barnhart, director; guest: Carmen Bradford, vocals (NP; .50). June 22 12:30 Jim Galloway’s Wee Big Band under the direction of Martin Loomer (TS). 6:30 Soul Understated Feat. Mavis ‘Swan’ Poole (NP).8:00: Drew Jurecka’s Gypsy Swing Quartet (JB; .00). 8:30: Al Jarreau (NP; .50). 10:00: Mike Stern Trio (HT; .50). June 23 12:30 Patricia Cano (NP). 6:30 Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School (NP). 23 8:00: Robert Glasper Trio (JM; ). 8:00: Phil Dwyer Trio (JB; ). 8:00: Kurt Elling (KH; .50-.50). 8:30: Christian McBride Big Band (NP; .50). June 24 12:30 Ian McDougall 12-tet (NP). 6:30 Ikebe Shakedown (NP). 8:00: An Evening with Branford Marsalis (JM; .50). 8:00: Sinal Aberto (JB; .50). 8:00: Radio Deluxe. John Pizzarelli Quartet; Jessica Molaskey; guest: Alex Pangman (KH; .50- .50). 8:30: Booker T (NP; ). June 25 12:30 Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra Feat Ingrid Jensen (NP). 6:30 Hilario Duran Quintet Feat. Ignacio Berroa (NP). 8:00: Dave Holland, Lionel Loueke, Chris Potter & Eric Harland Quartet (JM; .50). 8:00: Duches (JB; .50). 8:30: Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour (NP; .00). 10:00: Garland Jeffreys (HT; .50). June 26 12:30 Bobby Rice Latin Jazz Big Band (NP). 6:30 Malika Tirolien (NP). 7:30: Jackie Richardson & Friends (HS; .50). 8:00: Charles Lloyd featuring Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders & Kendrick Scott (JM; .50). 8:00 & 10:00: Freddy Cole Quartet (JB; .50). Snarky Puppy (NP; ). 10:00: Sonny Knight & the Lakers (HT; .50). June 27 12:30 Youth Jazz Showcase w/North Pandemic Groove Quartet, George Garzone & The Berklee Student Ensemble, National Youth Jazz Combo (NP). 2:00 York University Jazz Orchestra led by Mike Cado Feat. Kevin Turcotte (NP). 2:45 Jazz FM91 Youth Big Band (NP). 3:30 Victor Vrankulj Quintet (NP). 6:30 Raoul & The Bigger Time. (NP). 7:30: Jackie Richardson & Friends (HS; .50). 8:00 & 10:30: Freddy Cole Quartet (JB; .50). 8:30: Gary Clark Jr. (NP; .50). Jun 29 8:00: Jamie Cullum (KH; .50-.50). For further information see Green Pages listings. Toronto Summer Music “The New World” July 16 to August 9 IB – Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 KH – Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 WH – Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5 416-408-0208 torontosummermusic.com Festival Pass: 7-4; 6-0(over 65) includes picnic July 22 Flex Pass: 5 to 9 concerts: save 15%; 10 or more concerts: save 20% Jul 16 7:30: Americans in Paris. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Copland: Appalachian Spring; Clarinet Concerto. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet; John Novacek, piano; TSM Festival Ensemble. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Jul 17 7:30: Hollywood Connection. Dvořák: String Quartet No.12 Op.96; Barber: Dover Beach; Antheil: Violin Sonata No.2; Korngold: Quintet for piano and strings. Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Denise Djokic, cello; John Novacek, piano; Peter McGillivray, baritone. WH; ; - (sr); $20(under 35). Jul 18 4:00 & 7:00: Mentors & Fellows. Artist mentors share the stage with TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows. Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Denise Djokic, cello; John Novacek, piano. WH; ; (sr); (under 35). Jul 21 7:30: YOA Orchestra of the Americas with Ingrid Fliter. Ensemble representing 25 countries of the western hemisphere. Dvořák: New World Symphony; Chávez: Sinfonia India; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G. Ingrid Fliter, piano; Carlos Miguel Prieto. In partnership with Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Jul 22 6:30: Canadian National Brass Project. 18 brass players from orchestras in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Edmonton. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Bernstein: Suite from West Side Story; new commissioned works by Tovey, Cable and Lizée. James Sommerville, conductor. WH; ; (sr); $20(under 35). 8:30: Danilo Perez, piano. Works by Durán, Occhipinti and world premiere of a new composition by Perez. Co-presented by PANAMANIA and Lula Music and Arts Centre. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Jul 23 7:30: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Works by Scriabin and Beethoven. KH; -; $20-(under 35). Jul 24 12:00 & 4:30: TSM Academy Art of DANISH STRING QUARTET Aug 4 at Koerner Hall KARITA MATTILA IN RECITAL Aug 7 at Koerner Hall GARRICK OHLSSON July 23 Koerner Hall THE LAST FIVE YEARS July 29 & 30 Isabel Bader Theatre thewholenote.com June | July | August, 2015 | 51

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