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Volume 22 Issue 8 - May 2017

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From science fact in "Integral Man: Music and the Movies," to science fiction in the editor's opener; from World Fiddle Day at the Aga Khan Museum to three Canadians at the Cliburn; from wanting to sashay across the 401 to Chamberfest in Montreal to exploring the Continuum of Jumblies Theatre's 20-year commitment to the Community Play (there's a pun in there somewhere!).

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●●7:30: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Stravinsky and Lara St. John. R. Strauss: Don Juan; Korngold: Violin Concerto; Buhr: Akasha (Sky); Stravinsky: Petrouchka. Lara St. John, violin; Gemma New, conductor. Hamilton Place, 10 MacNab St. S., Hamilton. 905- 526-7756. -. 6:30: Pre-concert talk. ●●7:30: King Edward Choir. The Coronation of King Edward VII: A Dramatic Re-enactment. Works by Attwood, Handel, Goss, and Parry. Floydd Ricketts, conductor; Dan McCoy, organist. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-305-6797. ; (st). Also 2:00. ●●7:30: Orchestra Kingston/Kingston Choral Society. The Mikado Unstaged. Gilbert and Sullivan. Richard Linley, John Hall, Lee Clapp, Charlotte Stewart-Juby and others; John Palmer and Ian Juby, directors. Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St., Kingston. 613-634-9312. ; (st); free(under 16). ●●7:30: Peterborough Singers. Mozart’s Requiem and Arias. Ellen McAteer, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Ian Sadler, organ. George Street United Church, 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-745- 1820. ; (under 30); (st). ●●7:30: St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral. Three Cathedrals Choral Festival Gala Concert. Works by Willan, Neswick, Greene, Martin and Britten. Cathedral Choirs of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY; St. Paul’s Cathedral, Detroit, MI; St Paul’s Cathedral, London, ON. 472 Richmond St., London. 519-343-3225 x221. ; (sr/st). ●●7:30: Teo Milea. A New Beginning in Waterloo. Autumn Sky; A New Beginning; Smile; Today/Tomorrow. Terry Lim; flute; Teo Milea, piano. Jazz Room, Huether Hotel, 59 King St N., Waterloo. 647-877-2607. . Also May 13 (Toronto). ●●8:00: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts/ Quincy Jones. Justin Kauflin, piano. Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagaraon-the-Lake. 289-868-9177. -. ●●8:00: DaCapo Chamber Choir. O, Canada! Bolden: Harvest (world premiere); Chatman: Due North; Habibi: Black Riders; D. Macdonald: Tabula Rasa; Emery: Night on a Starry Hill. St. John’s Lutheran (Waterloo), 22 Willow St., Waterloo. 519-725-7548. ; (sr); (st); (eyeGO/child). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Chamber Music Recital. With two quartets by Canadian women composers. Franck: Piano Quintet; Curcin: Quartet No.3; Lizée: Isabella Blow at Somerset House. Cecilia Quartet; Leopoldo Erice, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Edwin’s Pops: A Night of Music and Comedy. PDQ Bach’s take on Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and other musical humour. Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Stewart Goodyear, piano; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also May 5. Sunday May 7 ●●3:00: Melos Chamber Orchestra and Choir. Da Roma a Venezia: Baroque Music of Italy. Works by Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Corelli, B. Concerts Beyond the GTA Vivaldi and Handel. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-767- 7245. ; $22(sr); (st); (child). ●●3:00: Wellington Wind Symphony. Wind Symphony Whimsy. Alfred Reed: Othello; William Schuman: New England Triptych; Holst: Second Suite for Military Band; M. Purves- Smith: Seven Deadly Sins for Solo Alto Clarinet and Wind Ensemble. Steven Fox, alto clarinet; Dan Warren, conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church (Waterloo), 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-669-1327. ; (sr); free(st). ●●3:00: Windsor Classic Chorale. Mostly Canadian. Raminsh: Ave verum corpus; Watson Henderson: Missa brevis; Chatman: Musica, Dei donum optimi; Burge: Matins; various Canadian folk song settings. Bruce Kotowich and Richard Householder, conductors; Monique Simone, piano. Heritage Auditorium, 400 Huron Church Rd., Windsor. 519-956-8234. ; (st). Tuesday May 9 ●●7:30: Perimeter Institute. David Fray, piano. Chopin: Nocturnes, Polonaise-Fantaisie, Mazurkas (selection); Schumann: Fantasie or selected pieces; Brahms: Fantasien Op.116. Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, Perimeter Institute, 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-883-4480. ; (st). Wednesday May 10 ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Andrew Fu, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener), 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 226- 647-1290. Free. Low-cost lunch available from 11:30am. ●●2:30: Seniors Serenade. Outstanding Performers from the 2017 Barrie Music Festival. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: tea and cookies . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Bach and Vivaldi. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto No.6 in A Minor; Violin Concerto in G Minor “Summer” (from The Four Seasons); Handel: Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.6; Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor; Orchestral Suite No.1 in C; Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op.5 No.12 “La Follia.” Aisslinn Nosky, curator, leader, and violin; James Mason, oboe. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also May 12(Guelph), 13(Cambridge). Thursday May 11 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Chamber Music Recital. Arensky: Trio No.1 in D Minor; Schubert: Trio No.1 in B-flat. Quantum Connections Trio. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Friday May 12 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Bach and Vivaldi. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto No.6 in A Minor; Violin Concerto in G Minor “Summer” (from The Four Seasons); Handel: Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.6; J.S. Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor; Orchestral Suite No.1 in C; Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op.5 No.12 “La Follia”. Aisslinn Nosky, curator/leader/violin; James Mason, Oboe. Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also May 10(Waterloo), 13(Cambridge). ●●8:00: Midland Cultural Centre. Pierre Bensusan. Fingerstyle guitar in DADGAD tuning. Mix of folk, jazz, world and Celtic music. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. 333 King St., Midland. (705) 527-4420. -. ●●8:00: Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre. Lunch at Allen’s: A Concert for Jake. Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Ian Thomas, Marc Jordan. 100 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge. 705-645-8400. . Also May 6 (Burlington). Saturday May 13 ●●7:30: ChoralWorks Chamber Choir. Something to Sing About. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; selection of opera arias and choruses; tribute to Canada’s 150th birthday. Brian Rae, conductor. New Life Brethren in Christ Church, 28 Tracey Ln., Collingwood. 705-888-4454. ; free(under 12). ●●7:30: Musicata - Hamilton’s Voices. Stradivarius and Song: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants. Works by Bach, Berg, Gjeilo, Bruckner, Durable and others. Guest: Andréa Tyniec, violin. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. 905-628- 5238. ; (sr); (st); free(child). 7:00: Pre-concert talk. ●●8:00: Jeffery Concerts. Pacifica Quartet. Beethoven: Quartet in G Op.18 No.2; Quartet in F Minor Op.95; Quartet in A Minor Op.132. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London. 519-672-8800. ; (sr); (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Bach and Vivaldi. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto No.6 in A Minor; Violin Concerto in G Minor “Summer” (from The Four Seasons); Handel: Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.6; J.S. Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor; Orchestral Suite No.1 in C; Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op.5 No.12 “La Follia.” Aisslinn Nosky, curator/ leader/violin; James Mason, Oboe. Central Presbyterian Church (Cambridge), 7 Queens Sq., Cambridge. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. . Also May 10(Waterloo), 12(Guelph). ●●8:00: Silence. Pierre Bensusan. Fingerstyle guitar in DADGAD tuning. Mix of folk, jazz, world and Celtic music. Pierre Bensusan, guitar. 46 Essex St., Guelph. 519-831-4670. . Sunday May 14 ●●3:00: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. Sonic Bloom. John Williams: Superman; Bernstein: Mambo from West Side Story; Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus; Liadov: A Musical Snuffbox; music from the Harry Potter films; and other works by Sibelius, Whitacre and J. Strauss II. Michael Lyons, conductor; Laurie Mitchell, director of strings. Port Hope United Church, 34 South St., Port Hope. 1-866-460- 5596. ; (st); free(child). ●●3:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra. 50th Anniversary Celebration. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4; Louie: The Ringing Earth; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor. David McFadden, violin; Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-721-4752. ; (st); (child). Wednesday May 17 ●●12:00: Music at St. Andrews. Lenard Whiting, organ and Michael Barth, trumpet. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Luke Welch, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener), 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 226-647-1290. Free. Low-cost lunch available from 11:30am. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Chamber Music Recital. Elgar: Chanson de matin; Couperin: Le rossignol en amour, Chausson: Les oiseaux; Hasselmans: The Fountain; Alwyn: Naïades; and other works. Suzanne Shulman, flute; Erica Goodman, harp. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Saturday May 20 ●●3:00: 5 at the First Chamber Music Series. Ensemble Made In Canada and Joseph Phillips. Rossini: Duo; Kelly-Marie Murphy: Four Degrees of Freedom; Vaughan Williams: Quintet. Angela Park, piano; Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello; Joseph Phillips, bass. First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton. 905-399-5125. ; (sr); (st/unwaged); free(under 12). Sunday May 21 ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Arise! Mahler: Symphony No.2 “Resurrection.” Chorus Niagara; Robert Cooper, artistic director (Chorus Niagara); Bradley Thachuk, conductor. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688- 0722 or 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st); (child); (eyeGO). Wednesday May 24 ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Debra Lacoste, trumpet and Ann-Marie Mac- Dairmid, organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener), 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 226-647-1290. Free. Low-cost lunch available from 11:30am. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Recital. Schubert: Sonata in A D959; Coulthard: Image astrale; Prokofiev: Sonata No.6 in A Op.82. Ishay Shaer, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Thursday May 25 ●●8:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Sweet- Water Jazz: An evening of Swingin’ Strings… inspired by Grappelli and Venuti. Mark Fewer, violin; Drew Jurecka, violin; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Joseph Phillips, bass. Heartwood Hall, 939 2nd Ave. E., Owen Sound. 519-470-2500. . Friday May 26 ●●7:30: Kingston Community Strings. Celebration for Canada. Crawley: A Group of Seven (projection of paintings by The Group of Seven); Palmer: Meditation; Lennon: Strathspey; and other works. Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Grand Finale: Edwin’s Farewell. John Adams: Harmonium; Mahler: Symphony No.1 in D “Titan.” Grand Philharmonic Choir; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also May 27. 54 | May 1, 2017 - June 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Saturday May 27 ●●7:30: Canadian Celtic Choir. Celtic Journey. Hallelujah; Olde Irish Aire; Loch Lomond; Will Ye No Come Back Again? and other works. Caim Celtic duo from Scotland; Jean Willadsen, piano; William W. Zadorsky, conductor. Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St. E., London. 519- 672-7950. /(adv). ●●7:30: Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. The Planets. Holst: The Planets; Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite (mvts 1 and 4); Liadov: The Enchanted Lake; Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (Berceuse and Finale). Women’s Chorus of the Peterborough Singers. Emmanuel United Church (Peterborough), 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-742-7469. .50; (st). ●●7:30: Stratford Concert Choir. Concert IV: Happy 150th Canada! A Three Choir Festival. Guests: Cathedral Singers of Ontario; Scola Cantorum of Toronto. St. James Anglican Church (Stratford), 6 Hamilton St., Stratford. 519-393-6879. /(adv). ●●7:30: The Harlequin Singers. What Would I Do Without My Music?: 50th Anniversary Celebration. St. John’s Old Parish Hall, 37 Halson St., Ancaster. 905-385-1624. . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Grand Finale: Edwin’s Farewell. John Adams: Harmonium; Mahler: Symphony No.1 in D “Titan.” Grand Philharmonic Choir; Edwin Outwater, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also May 26. Sunday May 28 ●●2:30: Choralis Camerata. 11th Annual openearsfest Greenhouse Gala: Brahms to Beatles. An afternoon of song, refreshments, flowers and silent auction. Westland Trio. Westland Greenhouse, 4428 15th St., Jordan Station. 905-646-9225. . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest Opening Concert. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet; Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch; Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes; Golijov: Last Round (for String Nonet). Penderecki String Quartet; James Campbell, clarinet; Daniel Lichti, baritone; Leopoldo Erice, piano. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday May 31 ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Pam Patel, soprano and Jason White, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener), 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 226-647-1290. Free. Lowcost lunch available from 11:30am. Thursday June 1 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Piano Recital. Scarlatti: Sonatas L23, 349, 118, 449; Beethoven: Sonata Op.26; Cochran: Prelude No.1, Valse No.1; Morawetz: Scherzo; Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien Op.26. Luke Welch, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Friday June 2 ●●7:30: St. Joe’s ArtsFest. Artistic Director’s Evening. Brahms: Piano Sonata No.1; Mozart: Clarinet Trio. Norman Reintamm, piano; Between the Ears June 2-3, 2017 A curious experience of music, sound and community in the city of Kitchener. Venues: Kitchener City Hall, TWH Social, Victoria Park Lake, Communitech, Open Sesame Info and Tickets: openears.ca @openearsfest | #BTE17 st. joe’s ArtsFest 2017 Norman Reintamm artistic director FRIDAY June 2 7:30 pm Artistic Director’s Evening featuring the monumental bRAHMS 1st Piano Sonata MOZART Clarinet Trio Norman Reintamm piano Henry Janzen viola Elizabeth Day clarinet SATURDAYS June 3 & 10 7:30 pm MURDER in the CATHEDRAL by t.s. elliot Lana borsellino stage director SUNDAY June 4 4 pm Guelph Musicfest Encore with members of the Festival Trio Sonatas by HANDEL, bEETHOvEN DEbUSSY Paul Pulford cello & ken Gee piano FRIDAY June 9 7:30 pm JAZZ at St. Joe’s “Canada’s TOP Jazzers” MIkE MALONE QUARTET Mike Malone trumpet Reg Schwager guitar Neil Swainson bass Terry Clarke drums SUNDAY June 11 4 pm ArtsFest FINALE featuring the magnificent MOZART Requiem Marion Samuel-Stevens soprano Richard Cunningham countertenor Lenard Whiting tenor Douglas Tranquada bass-baritone members of Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra and Stillman Matheson organ Saint Joseph’s RC Church 260 Herkimer St, Hamilton phone 905.528.0019 or 416.550.6465 stjoesartsfest.ca thewholenote.com May 1, 2017 - June 7, 2017 | 55

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