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Volume 22 Issue 9 - Summer 2017

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CBC Radio's Lost Horizon; Pinocchio as Po-Mo Operatic Poster Boy; Meet the Curators (Crow, Bernstein, Ridge); a Global Music Orchestra is born; and festivals, festivals, festivals in our 13th annual summer music Green Pages. All this and more in our three-month June-through August summer special issue, now available in flipthrough HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday June 1.

ADELPHI VOCAL ENSEMBLE

ADELPHI VOCAL ENSEMBLE More Music for St. Thomas Friday June 23, 8pm ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CHURCH TORONTO Bishop, director; Andrew Adair, organ. St. Vincent de Paul Church, 263 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-535-5119. Free; donation suggested. ●●8:00: Jumblies. Touching Ground Festival. Van de Ven: Under the Concrete. Rosary Spence, singer-songwriter; Vania Chan, soprano; Arie van de Ven, viola; Martin van de Ven, clarinet; Brian Katz, guitar; and others. Fort York National Historic Site, Blue Barracks, 250 Fort York Blvd. 647-209-9988. Free. Also June 25(5:00). A. Concerts in the GTA ●●10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Havana Club Friday: Lady Son y Articulo Veinte plus DJ Suave. Homage to traditional Cuban folklore including son, guaracha, pilon; and salsa. Yetunde Ajasin, vocals and percussion; and others. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416- 588-0307. . Saturday June 24 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Swan Lake. See Jun 15. Also 7:30; Jun 25(2:00). ●●7:30: National Ballet of Canada. Swan Lake. See Jun 15. Also Jun 25(2:00). ●●7:30: Opera 5. Suffragette: An Evening of Operas by Ethel Smyth. See Jun 22. Also Jun 25(6:00). ●●7:30: Opera by Request. Rodelinda. Handel. Vania Chan, soprano (Rodelinda); Meagan Larios, mezzo (Bertarido); Sean Catheroy, tenor (Grimoaldo); Sarah Christina Steinert, mezzo (Eduige); and others; William Shookhoff, conductor and piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455- 2365. . ●●8:00: Oasis Vocal Jazz. Sing Sing Sing. Bob Brough, saxophone; Brian Katz, guitar; Jordan O’Connor, bass; Mike McClelland, drums. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-466- 7040. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Decades Project (1930-1939): Carmina Burana. Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.2; Orff: Carmina Burana. Nicola Benedetti, violin; Aline Kutan, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Phillip Addis, baritone; Toronto Mendelsson Choir; Toronto Children’s Chorus; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Jun 21, 22, 23(7:30). ●●10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Charles y su Estrellas plus DJ Santiago Valasquez. Dancer-friendly mix of salsa, cumbia, merengue and bachata. Carlos “Gato” Guzman, leader. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416- 588-0307. . Sunday June 25 ●●2:00: National Ballet of Canada. Swan Lake. See Jun 15. ●●3:00: Gallery 345/Rezonance Baroque. More Harpsichord! Keyboard sonatas by J.C. Bach, J.S. Bach, Rameau, and others. David Podgorski, harpsichord; Rezan Onen- Lapointe, baroque violin; Rebecca Morton, baroque cello. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 647-206-0353. /(adv); (under 12). 2:30: Pre-concert lecture. ●●3:00: Li Delun Music Foundation. Centennial Celebration Concert. Anlun Huang: Symphony in C; and works by Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, and Luding He. Kerson Leong, violin; Toronto Festival Orchestra; Peter Oundjian, Zushan Bian, and Dongxiao Xu, conductors. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-250-3708. -; (VIP). ●●4:00: All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church. Jazz Vespers. June Garber Quartet. 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-233-1125. Freewill offering. Religious service. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Sacred Music of Duke Ellington. Brian Barlow Big Band. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920- 5211. Freewill offering. Religious service. Part of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival. ●●5:00: Jumblies. Touching Ground Festival. Van de Ven: Under the Concrete. Rosary Spence, singer-songwriter; Vania Chan, soprano; Arie van de Ven, viola; Martin van de Ven, clarinet; Brian Katz, guitar; and others. Fort York National Historic Site, Blue Barracks, 250 Fort York Blvd. 647-209-9988. Free. Also June 23(8:00). ●●6:00: Opera 5. Suffragette: An Evening of Operas by Ethel Smyth. See Jun 22. Monday June 26 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Tom Allen and Friends. Works by Debussy, Britten, and others. Tom Allen, Bryce Kulak, Patricia O’Callaghan, and Lori Gemmell. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday June 27 ●●12:10: Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Lunchtime Chamber Music: Reverb Brass. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free. Donations accepted. ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Imre Oláh. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone Film Score in Concert. Orchestra and singers perform John Williams’ score, in sync with film. Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Women’s Chorus from Amadeus Choir; Elmer Iseler Singers; Justin Freer, conductor. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416- 368-6161. -. Also Jun 28, 29. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Opera’s Bad Girls. Works by Bizet, Rossini, and Donizetti. Paula Arciniega, mezzo; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . ●●9:00: Rebel Vibez. Stages. Monthly industry networking urban artist showcase. Reggae, hiphop and R&B. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. . Wednesday June 28 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Sarah Forestieri, Soprano. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239- 8850. Free. ●●7:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone Film Score in Concert. Orchestra and singers perform John Williams’ score, in sync with film. Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Women’s Chorus from Amadeus Choir; Elmer Iseler Singers; Justin Freer, conductor. 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for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416- 368-6161. -. Also Jun 27, 29. Thursday June 29 ●●12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Canada by Carillon: Summer Carillon Recital Series. Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Roy Lee, carillon. Metropolitan United Church (Toronto), 56 Queen St. E. 416-363-0331. Free; donations accepted toward renovation of the carillon. Bring your lunch; listen from the front lawn. ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Elinor Frey Plays Bach and Smith. Bach: Two Suites for unaccompanied cello; L.C. Smith: Ricercar for solo cello. Elinor Frey, cello. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●7:30: Attila Glatz Concert Productions/ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone Film Score in Concert. Orchestra and singers perform John Williams’ score, in sync with film. Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Women’s Chorus from Amadeus Choir; Elmer Iseler Singers; Justin Freer, conductor. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E. 416- 368-6161. -. Also Jun 27, 28. ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. The Force of Destiny. Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.1; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 “Pathétique”. Aaron Schwebel, violin; Michael Berec, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. 905-305-7469. -; (sr); (youth). 7:15: pre-concert recital and discussion. Friday June 30 ●●5:15: City of Toronto. Canada Day Concert. New Canadian Global Music Orchestra. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. 416- 338-0045. Free. ●●7:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. World/ Jazz Fridays: Rafael Zaldivar, Piano. Montreal jazz. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416- 588-0307. /free before 8:00. ●●7:30: Moonaura. Mosaic Moon. Barber: Knoxville - Summer of 1915; Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5; Vivaldi: In furore iustissimae irae; and works by Argento, Bernstein, Burge, Mozart and Verdi. Melanie Conly, soprano; Kathryn Tremills, piano. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-712-5863. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. KSO at the CBC. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 Op.74 “Pathétique”; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.1 Op.19; Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino. Aaron Schwebel, violin; Romeo Rimbu, conductor; Michael Berec, host. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 1-888-655-9090. -. ●●10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Havana Club Friday: Papiosco y Grupo Ritmicos De Toronto plus DJ Suave. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. . Saturday July 1 ●●1:00: University of Toronto. Canada Day Carillon Recital. Includes House of Commons’ “Chime In, Canada!” winning entry (youth category) for sesquicentennial competition. Roy Lee, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978- 3485. Free. ●●7:30: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Heather Bambrick and Friends. Featuring Melissa Stylianou with Russ Little Quartet. Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill Toronto, 21 Old Mill Rd. 1-888-655-9090. .50. ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Unionville Canada Day Celebration. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No.3; Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture to The Tempest; Brahms: Tragic Overture Op.81; Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino; Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture; and other works. Michael Berec, host; Kristian Alexander, conductor. Unionville Millennium Bandstand, 143 Main St., Unionville. 905- 604-8339. Free. ●●9:45: City of Toronto. Canada Days: Ron Sexsmith and the TSO. Ron Sexsmith, singersongwriter; Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Jean-Claude Picard, guest conductor. Guest: Rose Cousins, singer-songwriter. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. 416-338- 0045. Free. ●●10:30: Lula Music and Arts Centre. Manny Cardenas y Su Orchesta plus DJ Santiago Valasquez. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307. . TCHAIKOVSKY’S SIXTH Sunday July 2 ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Trillium Brass: Happy 150th, Canada! Classical music and medley of Canadian folk and popular music. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday July 3 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Dialectica Saxophone Quartet. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday July 4 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Marilyn Reesor. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The King’s Pleasure. Handel: Water Music Suite No.1; Purcell: Incidental Music from The Fairy Queen; Frederick the Great: Symphony in D. Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416- 923-1171. . Wednesday July 5 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Recital Series. Gordon Mansell, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-769- 5224. Freewill donation. ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Matthew Whitfield, Organ. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239- 8850. Free. ●●7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Summer Concerts in the Park No.2: Salute to Canada 150. Applewood/Shaver House, 450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free. Thursday July 6 ●●12:00 noon: Encore Symphonic Concert Band. Monthly Concert. Big band, swing, jazz and film scores. John Liddle, conductor. Wilmar Heights Centre, 963 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough. 416-346-3910 or 647-287- 5390. . First Thursday of each month. Refreshments available or bring your lunch. ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Christine Tassan et Les Imposteures: When Felix Met Django. Tribute to Félix Leclerc and Django Reinhardt. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Saturday July 8 Tour Send-Off Concert 2017 Tour of Spain Presenting the full tour repertoire Church of the Redeemer Sat July 8 | 5PM torontochildrenschorus.com ●●5:00: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Tour Send-Off Concert. Performing repertoire for the World Symposium on Choral Music in Barcelona. TCC Chamber Choir. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416-932-8666 x231. ; (sr/st); (child). Sunday July 9 Romeo Rimbu | conductor Aaron Schwebel | violinist KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA July 3 - Dialectica July 10 - Marco Verza & Odin Quartet July 17 - Toronto Chamber Players July 24 - Lacroix & Vachon Duo July 31 - Joseph Ferretti & Elaine Lau www.musicmondays.ca ●●1:30: City of Toronto. Music in the Orchard. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. 416-338- 0045. PWYC. ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Michael Taylor: Obstinate Beauty. Chaconnes and passacaglias by Purcell, Merula and Vivaldi. Michael Taylor, countertenor; Dansant Baroque Ensemble: Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue, viola da gamba; Esteban La Rotta, theorbo and thewholenote.com June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 | 57

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