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Volume 21 Issue 9 - Summer 2016

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It's combined June/July/August summer issue time with, we hope, enough between the covers to keep you dipping into it all through the coming lazy, hazy days. From Jazz Vans racing round "The Island" delivering pop-up brass breakouts at the roadside, to Bach flute ambushes strolling "The Grove, " to dozens of reasons to stay in the city. May yours be a summer where you find undiscovered musical treasures, and, better still, when, unexpectedly, the music finds you.

Anniversary Concert.

Anniversary Concert. Works for piano duo and voice. Elora Festival Singers. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 09 4:00: Russell Braun and Carolyn Maule. Husband and wife team perform music for baritone and piano. Works by Vaughan Williams and others. Elora Festival Singers. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 09 7:30: The Barra MacNeils. Cape Breton-based Celtic family group perform songs in English and Gaelic with step dancing and numerous instruments. GB; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 09 9:30: Starlight Jazz Series: Elizabeth Shepherd and Kevin Breit. Mixtape Session. Elizabeth Shepherd, vocals and piano; Kevin Breit, guitar. GR; ; (st). Special menu and drinks available. ●●Jul 10 2:00: Annex String Quartet: The Roaring Twenties. 1920s Garden Party. Sarah Jane Pelzer, soprano. SJA; ; (st); (child). Picnic lunch from the Desert Rose Café available for . ●●Jul 10 4:00: Glory of Bach. J.S. Bach: Concerto in c for oboe and violin; Singet dem Hern; Mass in g. Elora Festival Singers; chamber orchestra. KP; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 14 4:00: Guy Few and Stephanie Mara. Works for trumpet and piano. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 14 7:30: Marie-Josée Lord, soprano. Music from her Amazing Grace recording and works by Gounod, Gershwin and others. Elora Festival Singers. St John’s Anglican Church (Elora), 33 Henderson St., Elora. 519- 846-0331 or 1-888-747-7550. ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 15 4:00: Elora Festival Kids Camp: Annie KIDS. Children in grades 2 to 8 perform Annie following a week-long camp. Based on the comic strip and adapted from the Tony award-winning musical. EPS; (child/early drop-off); (child/late pick-up). ●●Jul 15 7:30: Chanticleer. Male chorus from San Francisco. GB; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 16 1:30: Duo Percussion: More Than Drums. Traditional and non-traditional percussion. Duo Percussion; Elora Festival Singers. KP; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 16 4:00: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano. Featuring early arias set to Shakespearean texts to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s GUY FEW & STEPHANIE MARA JULY 14, 4PM ST. JOHN’S CHURCH, ELORA ELORAFESTIVAL.CA Summer Festivals death. Alexander Weimann, harpsichord. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 16 7:30: Fubuki Daiko. Japanese taiko drummers. GB; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 16 9:30: Starlight Jazz Series: Tim Louis and The Ambassadors. Tim Louis, vocals and piano. GR; (st). Special menu and drinks available. ●●Jul 17 2:00: André Laplante. Piano sonatas by Liszt, Mozart and Beethoven, and other works. SJA; (st); (child). ●●Jul 17 4:00: Haydn and Mozart. Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore; Haydn: Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass). Elora Festival Singers. KP; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 21 4:00: Thomas Chartré, cello. Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel; Fratres; works by Fauré, Mendelssohn and others. Leslie De’Ath, piano. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 21 7:30: Choral Mystics II. Patrick Hawes: premiere of two new works. Elora Festival Singers. SJC; ; (st); (child). Pre-concert discussion with Patrick Hawes. ●●Jul 22 7:30: Molly Johnson Songbook. Original compositions, music by Billie Holiday and other jazz classics. Mike Downes, bass; Robi Botos, piano; Terry Clark, drums. GB; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 23 1:30: Daniel Taylor and Benjamin Butterfield: Songs of Love. Works for countertenor and tenor. Rebecca Genge, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano. SJA; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 23 4:00: Coronation Anthems. In honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Handel: Zadok the Priest; Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened: King Shall Rejoice; My Heart Is Inditing; Water Music. Elora Festival Singers. KP; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 23 7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada: 2016 TD Tour. Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini Overture; Barber: School for Scandal Overture; Adams: Short Ride on a Fast Machine; newly commisioned Canadian work; Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances; Bloch: Schelomo for cello and orchestra. GB; ; (st); (child). ●●Jul 23 9:30: Starlight Jazz Series: Stretch Orchestra. Kevin Breit, guitar; Matt Brubeck, cello; Jesse Stewart, drums. GR; ; (st). Special menu and drinks available. ●●Jul 24 2:00: Montreal Jubilation Gospel DUO PERCUSSION JULY 16, 1:30PM KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ELORA ELORAFESTIVAL.CA Choir. GB; and up; (st); (child). July 9 to Aug 7 Joliette, PQ 450-759-4343 Festival de Lanaudière CCR - Christ Church, 3537 Metcalfe St., Rawdon FLA - Fernand-Lindsay Amphitheatre, 1655 Boulevard Base-de-Roc, Joliette LPC - La Purification Church, 445 Notre- Dame St., Repentigny MAJ - Musée d’art de Joliette, 145 Père- Wilfrid-Corbeil St., Joliette. PSA - Presbytère St-Alphonse, 960 Notre- Dame St., Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez PSM - Presbytère Sainte-Mélanie, 910 Principale St., Sainte-Mélanie PSP - Presbytère St-Paul, 8 Brassard St., St-Paul PSS - Presbytère Saint-Sulpice, 1095 Notre- Dame Street, Saint-Sulpice SAC - St-Antoine Catholic Church, 1341 Notre-Dame St., Lavaltrie. SAK – Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare Church, 850 Principale St., Saint-Ambroise-de- Kildare. ●●Jul 09 8:00: Alain Lefèvre Plays Tchaikovsky: Romantic Drama and Passion. Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Symphonic Fantasia, Op.18; Piano Concerto No.1 in b-flat Op.23; Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture; Respighi: Feste romane (Roman Festivals). Orchestre du Festival; Alain Lefèvre, piano; Gregory Vajda, conductor. FLA; $21.91-.00. ●●Jul 10 2:00: The Mark of Minimalism: Glass, Pärt, Mozetich, Nyman, Einaudi. Glass: Overture from La Belle et la Bête; Einaudi (arr. F. Vallières, A. Dubeau): Divenire; Giorni dispari; Run; Mozetich: Unfolding Sky (from Postcards from the Sky); and other works. La Pietà; Angèle Dubeau, violin. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 11 8:00: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartet Cycle. Beethoven: String Quartet No.6 in B-flat Op.18 No.6; String Quartet No.11 in f Op.95; String Quartet No.15 in a Op.132. Jupiter Quartet. LPC; . ●●Jul 12 8:00: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartet Cycle. Beethoven: String Quartet No.4 in c Op.18 No.4; String Quartet No.5 in A Op.18 No.5; String Quartet No.13 in B-flat Op.130. Jupiter Quartet. PSP; . ●●Jul 14 8:00: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartet Cycle. Beethoven: String Quartet No.3 in D Op.18 No.3; String Quartet No.16 in F Op.135; String Quartet No.8 in e Op.59 No.2. Jupiter Quartet. PSM; . ●●Jul 15 8:00: The Conductor Serves Haydn and Beethoven. Haydn: Overture to L’isola disabitata; Symphony No.95 in c; Beethoven: Violin Concerto Op.61. Les Violons du Roy; Anthony Marwood, violin; Bernard Labadie, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 16 8:00: Beethoven: From Shadow to Light. Mendelssohn: Overture to The Fair Melusina Op.32; Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1 in a Op.33; Romance for Cello, Op.36; Dvořák: Silent Woods (Klid) Op.68; Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in c Op.67. Orchestre de Chambre I Musici; Emmanuelle Bertrand, cello; Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 17 2:00: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Embraceable You, Fascinating Rhythm, Someone to Watch over Me, Laura, You Do Something to Me, and other works. Montréal National Jazz Orchestra; Jessica Vigneault, vocalist; Christine Jensen, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 18 8:00: As You Like It, Mr. Shakespeare! Music set to texts from Romeo and Juliet, Henry VIII, Othello, The Tempest, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night. Johnson: Where the bee sucks; Tomkins: Barafostus’ Dream; Weldon: Take, O take those lips away; Edwards: When griping grief; Byrd: Willow song; and other works. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Alexander Weimann, harpsichord. CCR; . ●●Jul 19 8:00: Tony Yike Yang: Child Prodigy. Liszt: Sonata in b S161; Mozart: Sonata in F K332; Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Op.61; Prokofiev: Sonata No.7 in B-flat Op.83. Tony Yike Yang, piano. PSA; . ●●Jul 22 8:00: The Colours of French Romanticism. Lalo: Overture to Le Roy d’Ys; Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs; Chausson: Poème de l’amour et de la mer; Berlioz: Overture to Le Corsaire; Bizet: Three songs for soprano and orchestra; Franck: Le chasseur maudit. Orchestre Métropolitain; Karina Gauvin, soprano; Mathieu Lussier, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 24 2:00: Alexandre Da Costa and The Royal 22nd Regiment. Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen; Fantaisie on Airs from Carmen; Monti: Czardas; Queen: The Show Must Go On. Music of The Royal 22nd Regiment; Alexandre Da Costa, violin; Captain Christian Richer, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 25 8:00: Virtuoso George Li. Haydn: Piano Sonata in b HobXVI:32; Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in b-flat; Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme by Corelli Op.42; Liszt: Consolation No.3 in D-flat; Hungarian Rhapsody No.2. George Li, piano. SAC; . ●●Jul 26 8:00: Nareh Arghamanyan: Poetess of the Piano. Bach: Goldberg Variations; Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre Op.40; Schubert/Liszt: Der Müller und der Bach; Gretchen am Spinnrade; Mozart/Liszt: Confutatis and Lacrimosa (from Mozart’s Requiem); Liszt: Totentanz. Nareh Arghamanyan, piano. PSS; . ●●Jul 28 8:00: Akousma@Lanaudière. Akousma. Guests: Pipo Pierre-Louis; Line Katcho; Myriam Bleau. MAJ; .50. ●●Jul 29 8:00: Live the Collectif9 Experience! Works by Brahms, Golijov, Holbrook, Márquez, Piazzolla and others. Collectif9: Thibault Bertin-Maghit, double bass/arrangements; Roland Arnassalon, violin; Yubin Kim, violin; Frédéric Moisan, violin; Grégor Monlun, violin; Scott Chancey, viola; Xavier Lepage-Brault, viola; Jérémie Cloutier, cello; Andrea Stewart, cello. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 30 8:00: Learning While Listening with Christopher Hall. Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.5 (orch. Parlow); Bizet: Carmen Suite No.1; J. Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka Op.124; Kodály: Dances of Galánta; J. Strauss II: The Blue Danube Waltz; Rozankovic: Guide comique pour orchestre; Márquez: Danzón No.2. Orchestre symphonique de Laval; Christopher Hall, clarinet and narrator; Alain Trudel, conductor. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Jul 31 2:00: Major Anniversaries: Tribute to Father Lindsay. Orchestral and choral music by Beethoven, Mozart, Dvořák, Orff, Verdi and others. Orchestre du Camp Musical Père Lindsay; Chœur Fernand-Lindsay; Julien 36 | June 1, 2016 - September 7, 2016

Proulx, chorusmaster. FLA; .56-.00. ●●Aug 02 8:00: Jocelyne Roy: The Art of the Flute. J.S. Bach: Concerto for Flute, Violin, and Keyboard BWV1044; C.P.E. Bach: Concerto for Flute and Strings in A; Concerto for Flute and Strings in d. Orchestre de Chambre du Festival; Jocelyne Roy, flute; Mélisande McNabney, harpsichord; Antoine Bareil, violin. SAK; . ●●Aug 04 8:00: Jocelyne Roy: The Art of the Flute. Bach: Partita in a BWV1013; Debussy: Syrinx; Varèse: Density 21.5; Ibert: Pièce pour flûte seule; Tremblay: Envol; Takemitsu: Voice; Karg-Elert: Chaconne. Jocelyne Roy, flute. MAJ; . ●●Aug 05 8:00: Charles-Richard Hamelin and Kent Nagano: The Audience Chooses! Schumann: Symphony No.3 in E-flat “Rhenish”; Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in d Op.15. Orchestre symphonique de Montréal; Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano; Kent Nagano, conductor. FLA; $21.91-.00. ●●Aug 06 8:00: Kent Nagano and the Mozart Requiem: A Great Classic in the Great Outdoors. Schubert: Symphony in b D759 “Unfinished”; Mozart: Requiem in d K626. Orchestre symnphonique de Montréal (Kent Nagano, conductor); Festival Chorus (Andrew Megill, conductor); Sarah Wegener, soprano; Michèle Losier, mezzo; Michael Schade, tenor; Alexander Tsymbaluk, bass. FLA; $21.91-.00. ●●Aug 07 2:00: Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Orchestre Métropolitain: From Philadelphia With Love. Bach/Stokowski: Passacaglia and Fugue in c BWV582; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43; Muhly: Mixed Messages; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances Op.45. Orchestre Métropolitain; Nicholas Angelich, piano; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor. FLA; $21.91-.00. July 15 to Aug 7 Parry Sound, ON Festival of the Sound C3 - Chippewa III, Seguin River Parkette, Parry Sound CC - Canadore College Deck, 1 College Dr., Parry Sound CS - Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound FO - Festival Office, 1 Avenue Rd., Parry Sound IQ - Island Queen Cruise Ship, 9 Bay St., Parry Sound SV - Seguin Valley Golf Club, 133 Badger Rd., Seguin 705-746-2410 / 1-866-364-0061 ●●Jul 15 5:30: Classics by Candlelight. Haydn: String Quartet in D Op.20 No.4 Hob.III:34; other works. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Guy Few, trumpet/piano; Moshe Hammer, violin; James Campbell, clarinet; Penderecki String Quartet. CS; 0. Fundraising dinner. ●●Jul 16 1:30: Strings Across the Sky. CS; free. ●●Jul 16 7:30: Gala Opening Concert. Trad.: Just a Closer Walk with Thee for clarinet, jazz bass, piano and choir; Trad.: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming; Kulesha: Shaman Songs; Glick: Northern Sketches; Daley: Salutation of the Dawn; and works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Handel and Bach. Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams, conductor; James Campbell, clarinet; Guy Few, trumpet; Penderecki String Quartet; Bob Mills, double bass. CS; -. ●●Jul 17 7:30: Opera Gala. Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore; Aria (Drinking Chorus) from The Daughter of the Regiment; Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco; Brindisi from La Traviata; The Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin; and other works. Mark DuBois, tenor/host; Leslie Fagan, soprano; Gabrielle Prata, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Bruce Kelly, baritone; Guy Few, piano; Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams, conductor. CS; -. ●●Jul 18 6:00: Swing Cruise. Hogtown Syncopators. IQ; . Musical cruise. ●●Jul 19 11:00am: Office Hour. New Zealand String Quartet. FO; free. ●●Jul 19 3:30: Schubert and Dvořák I. Schubert: Sonatina in D Op.137 D384; Schubert/ Wilhelmi: Ave Maria D839; Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in e “Dumky”. Moshe Hammer, violin; Peter Longworth, piano; Gryphon Trio. CS; -. ●●Jul 19 7:30: Schubert and Dvořák II. Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat D898; Dvořák: String Quartet No.12 in F Op.96 “American”. Gryphon Trio; New Zealand String Quartet. CS; -. ●●Jul 20 1:30: Our Favourite Sonatas I. Brahms: Sonata in d Op.108; Rodrigo: Sonata giocosa for guitar; Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.7 Op.83. Moshe Hammer, violin; Leopoldo Erice, piano; Rolf Gjelsten, cello; Daniel Bolshoy, guitar; Peter Longworth, piano. CS; -. ●●Jul 20 3:30: Our Favourite Sonatas II. Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C Op.102 No.1; Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Op.36. Peter Longworth, piano; Penderecki String Quartet; Gillian Ansell, viola; Rolf Gjelsten, cello. CS; -. ●●Jul 20 7:30: Sir Wilfred Laurier at 175. Copland: Quiet City; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.2 in a; Bach: Chromatic Fantasy BWV903; Glick: Images at Nightfall, Georgian Bay; Boyd McDonald: Timelines for piano, four hands; Mozart: Ch’io mi scordi di te?...Non temer, amato bene K505. Leslie Fagan, soprano; James Mason, English horn; Guy Few, trumpet/piano; Penderecki String Quartet; Leopoldo Erice, piano; James Campbell, clarinet; Jeffrey Stokes, double bass. CS; -. ●●Jul 21 1:30: Fantasies and Fairy Tales. R. Schumann: Romances for oboe and piano Op.94; C. Schumann: Romances for violin and piano Op.22; R. Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for clarinet and piano Op.73; R. Schumann: Fairy Tales for viola and piano Op.113. James Mason, oboe; James Campbell, clarinet; Helene Pohl, violin; Gillian Ansell, viola; Peter Longworth, piano; Leopoldo Erice, piano. CS; -. ●●Jul 21 3:30: Love and Inspiration. Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben Op.42; Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Op.47. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Penderecki String Quartet; Peter Longworth, piano; Leopoldo Erice, piano. CS; -. ●●Jul 21 7:30: Mentor and Master. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Op.44; Brahms: Piano Quintet in f Op.34. Stewart Goodyear, piano; Leopoldo Erice, piano; Penderecki String Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet. CS; -. ●●Jul 22 11:00am: Office Hour. Daniel Bolshoy, guitar. FO; free. ●●Jul 22 1:30: Music for Guitar and Friends. De Falla: Siete canciones populares españolas for guitar and voice; Boccherini: Introduction and Fandango for guitar and strings; Barrios: Canada’s premier summer classical music festival at the Charles W. Stockey Centre in Parry Sound — on beautiful Georgian Bay j uly 15 th – august 7 th , 2 016 ClassiCal music jazz weekend cruises • films • talks 60 EvEnts 50 MusiCians 20 EnsEMblEs 1.866.364.0061 June 1, 2016 - September 7, 2016 | 37

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