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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.

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Concerts at Midday: Judith Soo, soprano. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239-8850. Free. Thursday July 13 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Cecilia String Quartet: Song of the Lark, Dances of Death. Haydn: String Quartet in D Major Op.64 No.5 “The Lark”; Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D Minor D810 “Death and the Maiden”. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●7:30: Hart House Singers. A Life of Freedom. Choral works by Brahms, Oscar Peterson and others. David Arnot-Johnston, conductor; Conrad Gold, accompanist. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416- 978-2452. Free. Donations to U of T Food Bank accepted. A. Concerts in the GTA ●●7:30: North York Concert Band. Music under the Stars. A variety of musical genres, including familiar marches, show and movie tunes, and swing and popular tunes. Soloists from within the band. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St., North York. 416-802-6819. Free. Also Jun 22, July 27. Friday July 14 ●●12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Canada by Carillon: Summer Carillon Recital Series. Andrée-Anne Doane, 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. ●●6:30: Toronto Chamber Players/Pirate Life Toronto. Water Music Series: Concert 2. Concert aboard a sailing pirate ship. Works by MacMillan and Murphy-King. Marcus Scholtes and Sharon Lee, violins; Laurence Schaufele, viola; Sybil Shanahan, cello. Pirate Life, 333 Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-828-5647. ; (sr/st/artsworker). Saturday July 15 ●●7:30: Joe de Souza Presents. A Musical Extravaganza. Featuring young Toronto artists performing jazz, funk, R&B, Indian jazz ragas. Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble; Sophisticated Funk; Jazz Junction(India); Raga Jazz Ensemble. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 647-909-8747. -. Sunday July 16 ●●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. Monday July 17 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Toronto Chamber Players. Murphy-King: Lamento; Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello; Dohnányi: Serenade for Sting Trio; MacMillan: String Quartet No.1 in C Minor. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. TrinityCollege CambridgeChoir Saturday 22 July 2017, 4:00pm Hear one of the world’s greatest choirs perform Tallis, Byrd, Purcell, Vaughan Williams & Bax tickets: |, available at stjamescathedral.ca 416-364-7865 or at the door. at Tuesday July 18 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Gerald Loo. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Timeless Elegance. Haydn: Symphony No.72; Richter: Symphony in D. Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . Wednesday July 19 ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Recital Series. Andre Rakus, 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: Edward Moroney, 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.3. Big Band to Hollywood and Broadway. Applewood/ Shaver House, 450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free. Thursday July 20 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: New Zealand String Quartet: Old Masters, New Directions. Mozart: Quartet in G K387; Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor Op.13. 235 Queens Quay W. 416- 973-4000. Free. Saturday July 22 ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Choral Masterworks. Vaughan Williams: Mass in G Minor; Howells: Nunc dimittis (St. Paul’s); Tallis: Salvator mundi; Ešenvalds: The Heavens’ Flock; Purcell: Remember not, Lord, our offences. Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge; Stephen Layton, conductor. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. ; (sr/st); (family: 2 adults, 2 children). Sunday July 23 ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Gonder. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Ghielmi-Frey Duo: Berlin Sonatas. Works by composers of mid-18th-century Berlin. Elinor Frey, 5-string baroque cello; Lorenzo Ghielmi, harpsichord. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday July 24 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Lacroix and Vachon Duo. Mozart: Sonata K379; Palej: Sonatina No.2 for Violin and Piano; Brahms: Sonata No.2 in A for Piano and Violin. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday July 25 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Gonder. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The Power of Beethoven. Beethoven: Symphony No.2: Rossini: Overture to La Cenerentola; Albrechtsberger: Trombone Concerto. Charles Benaroya, trombone; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923- 1171. . Wednesday July 26 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Sacred Music for Sacred Space Ensemble. Choral works through the centuries. St. Stephen-in-the- Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647- 239-8850. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Singing Studio. Summer Singers. An informal concert of choral music including light classical, folk, jazz and popular standards. Linda Eyman, conductor. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. W. 416- 455-9238. donation appreciated. Thursday July 27 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Nagata Shachu: Drumming Across Borders. Nagata Shachu, taiko drums. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●7:30: North York Concert Band. Music under the Stars. A variety of musical genres, including familiar marches, show and movie tunes, and swing and popular tunes. Soloists from within the band. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St., North York. 416-802-6819. Free. Also Jun 22, July 13. Friday July 28 ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Night Blooming Cereus; A Northern Lights Dream. Beckwith; M. Rose. Suzy Smith, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-366-7723. ; $22(sr/st). Also Jul 30(2:00); Aug 5(2:00 and 8:00). Saturday July 29 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Carmen. Bizet. Narmina Afandiyeva, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-366-7723. ; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 1(8:00), 3(8:00), 6(2:00). ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. Mozart. Michael Rose, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-366-7723. ; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2(2:00 and 8:00), 4(8:00). Sunday July 30 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Night Blooming Cereus; A Northern Lights Dream. See Jul 28. Also Aug 5(2:00 and 8:00). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Gonder. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Tio Chorinho: Brazilian Soul Music. Choro music. Tio Chorinho; guest: Flavia Nascimento, vocals. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday July 31 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Portrayals and Transcriptions. Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye; Doolittle: Sorex; Ravel: La valse (transcr. Garban); and works by Falla and Vivaldi. Joseph Ferretti, piano; Elaine Lau, piano. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday August 1 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Manuel Piazza. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Le Jardin Exotique. 58 | June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

Debussy: Suite bergamasque; Fauré: Pavane pour une infante défunte; Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No.1. Andrew Chan, harp; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Carmen. See Jul 29. Also Aug 3(8:00), 6(2:00). Wednesday August 2 ●●10:00am: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Kids Concerts: Celebrating Canada. Works by Carmen Braden, Brahms, Debussy and Mozart. TSO Chamber Soloists; Joanna Kellam, host. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 408-0208. Free. Post-concert reception. ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Duo Sonora. Works for flute and guitar. St. Stephen-in-the- Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647- 239-8850. Free. ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. See Jul 29. Also Aug 2, 4(all 8:00) ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. TSO Chamber Soloists. Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute; Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F K370: Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E-flat Op.40; Carmen Braden: premiere. Jonathan Crow, violin; Shane Kim, violin; Teng Li, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Kelly Zimba, flute; and others. Guest: Jane Coop, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408- 0208. -. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. See Jul 29. Also Aug 4 Thursday August 3 ●●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: An Evening With Calum Graham, guitar. Original songs and instrumentals. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Carmen. See Jul 29. Also Aug 6(2:00). ●●8:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-531- 1402. ; (st/arts worker). Also Aug 4, 5, 6(2:00). Friday August 4 ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. See Jul 29. ●●8:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-531- 1402. ; (st/arts worker). Also Aug 3, 5, 6(2:00). Saturday August 5 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Night Blooming Cereus; A Northern Lights Dream. See Jul 28. Also Aug 5(8:00). ●●8:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-531- 1402. ; (st/arts worker). Also Aug 3, 4, 6(2:00). ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Night Blooming Cereus; A Northern Lights Dream. See Jul 28. Sunday August 6 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Carmen. See Jul 29. ●●2:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-531- 1402. ; (st/arts worker). Also Aug 3, 4, 5(all 8:00). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Ian Sadler. 65 Church St. 416- 364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. Monday August 7 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Double-Double Duo. Kornel Wolak, clarinet and piano; Michael Bridge, accordions and piano. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. ●●1:00: University of Toronto. Simcoe Day Carillon Recital. Michael Hart, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free. Tuesday August 8 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: TBA. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The Newlyweds. Bisgaard: Triptych for Piano and String Orchestra; Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto No.1; Bisson: The Sandpiper Suite. Carl Petersson, piano; Anna Pietrzak, guitar; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . Wednesday August 9 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: John Gardham, Organ. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239-8850. Free. Thursday August 10 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Fiddling for the 21st Century – Eh?! Fiddle music with singing, keyboards, mandolins, guitars, accordions, kalimbas and feet. Anne Lederman, Emilyn Stam and James Stephens on fiddles and other instruments. 235 Queens Quay W. 416- 973-4000. Free. Friday August 11 ●●6:30: Toronto Chamber Players/Pirate Life Toronto. Water Music Series: Concert 3: The Newlyweds. Concert aboard a sailing pirate ship. Works for two violins by Vivaldi, Bach and others. Marcus Scholtes and Sharon Lee, violins. Pirate Life, 333 Lake Shore Blvd. E. 416-828-5647. ; (sr/st/artsworker). Sunday August 13 ●●3:00: Ukrainian Art Song Project. Ukrainian Art Song Recital by Emerging Artists. Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute participants. Telus Centre, Temerty Theatre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-873-2287. . ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Aruna Narayan and Vineet Viyas: Ragas in the Garden. North Indian ragas. Aruna Narayan, sarangi; Vineet Viyas, tabla; Anuroop Kalle, tanpura. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. ●●7:30: Tranzac Club. GUH in Concert. 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. PWYC. Monday August 14 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Blackwood Duo. Peter-Anthony Togni, organ and piano; Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday August 15 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The Glory of the Baroque. Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in A Minor RV522; Telemann: Viola Concerto in G; and other works. Sharon Lee, violin; Marcus Scholtes, violin; Jonathan Craig, viola; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . Wednesday August 16 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Louis Lawlor, Guitar. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239-8850. Free. Thursday August 17 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Taktus: Mirrored Glass. New arrangements of works by Southam and Glass. Taktus marimba duo. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Friday August 18 ADELPHI VOCAL ENSEMBLE Who Is She That Ascendeth? Friday, August 18, 8pm ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CHURCH TORONTO ●●8:00: Adelphi Vocal Ensemble. Who Is She That Ascendeth? Palestrina: Mass and Motet Assumpta est Maria; works by Healey Willan. Peter Bishop, director; Andrew Adair, organ. St. Vincent de Paul Church, 263 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-535-5119. Free; donation suggested. Sunday August 20 ●●3:00: Choirs Ontario. Ontario Youth Choir. Featuring choral music from around the world and across the centuries, including many notable Canadian works. Elise Bradley, conductor. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-923-1144. ; (sr/ st). Also Aug 18 (Ottawa), 19 (Cobourg). ●●4:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Diocesan Girls Choir. 65 Church St. 416-364- 7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Vincent Lauzer and Madeleine Owen: Passagi. Early Italian Baroque music and new solo work by M. McKinley. Vincent Lauzer, recorder; Madeleine Owen, theorbo and baroque guitar. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday August 21 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Piano Four-Hands. Fauré: Dolly Suite; Schubert: Fantasia in F Minor. Cecilia Lee, piano; Koichi Inoue, piano. 10 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday August 22 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: David Briggs. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: The Last Night of the Proms. Arne: Rule, Britannia!; Elgar: Land of Hope and Glory; and other works. Cassandra Warner, mezzo; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . Wednesday August 23 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Daniella Theresia, Mezzo. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239-8850. Free. Thursday August 24 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Edward Huizinga and William Coulter: Fire and Grace. Music by Bach and Vivaldi; and fiddle tunes from Argentina and Europe. Edwin Huizinga, violin; William Coulter, guitar. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Sunday August 27 ●●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: Fin de Fiesta: Andalucia! Traditional and avant-garde flamenco. Fin de Fiesta Flamenco, guitar, lute, vocals and Aug. 7- Double-Double Duo Aug. 14 - Blackwood Duo Aug. 21 - Cecilia Lee & Koichi Inoue Aug. 28 - Chad Helzel conducts Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert www.musicmondays.ca thewholenote.com June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 | 59

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