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Volume 22 Issue 9 - Summer 2017

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  • Festival
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • August
  • Theatre
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  • Arts
  • September
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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.

st. joe’s ArtsFest

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 percussive footwork. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday August 28 ●●12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Mondays: Gala Closing Concert. Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute; Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Schubert: Symphony No.5. Chad Heltzel, conductor. 10 Trinity Sq. 416- 598-4521. PWYC. Tuesday August 29 ●●1:00: Cathedral Church of St. James. Organ Recitals: Thomas Fitches. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Free. Donations welcomed. ●●7:30: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Symphony in the Gardens: Stage and Screen. Music from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Phantom of the Opera, Porgy and Bess, Gone with the Wind, Schindler’s List; and other works. Kerry Stratton, conductor. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171. . Wednesday August 30 ●●12:35: St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church. Concerts at Midday: Simon Walker, A. Concerts in the GTA organ. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 103 Bellevue Ave. 647-239-8850. Free. B. Concerts Beyond the GTA Thursday August 31 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Gardens of Shiraz. Classical Persian music. Pedram Khavarzamini, tombak; Kianoosh Khalilian, ney; Araz Salek, tar; Mahan Nohroudi, santour. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free. Monday September 4 ●●7:00: University of Toronto. Labour Day Carillon Recital. Roy Lee, carillon. Soldiers’ Tower, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-3485. Free. Thursday September 7 ●●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. IN THIS ISSUE: Almonte, Ancaster, Barrie, Bloomfield, Brantford, Cobourg, Elora, Fergus, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Midland, Orillia, Ottawa, Parry Sound, Peterborough, St. Catharines, St. George, Waterloo. Thursday June 1 ● ● Jun 01 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 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. The Barra MacNeils. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Jun 3. ●●8:00: Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Jammin at the Sanderson Centre. Bob Marley All-Star Show. Lazo and 10-piece All-Star Band. 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. 519-758-8090 or 1-800-265-0710. ; (uGO); (eyeGO). Saturday June 3 ●●7:00: The Bronze Foundation. Panorama: A Large Scale Handbell Musical Landscape. Works for handbell by Sherman, Moklebust, Dobrinski, Joy and others. Toronto’s Auditioned Handbell Choir. St. George United Church, 9 Beverly St. E., St. George. 519-448- 3444. . Also Jun 10 (Scarborough). ●●7:30: Barrie Concert Band. Made in Canada. Guest: A Little Wind Music. Hi-Way Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-481-1607. ; (sr/st); free(under 5). ●●7:30: Kokoro Singers. Celebrate Canada! Works by Willan, Healey, Hatfield, Sirett and Rogers. Brenda Uchimaru, artistic director. First United Church (Waterloo), 16 William St. W., Waterloo. 289-439-9447. ; (sr/st); free(under 13). Also June 4 (Hamilton; mat). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. The Barra MacNeils. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745- 4717. -. Also Jun 2. ●●8:00: Wayne Gilpin Singers. O Canada! O Canada, The Cremation of Sam McGee, Anne of Green Gables, Good Morning Starshine, A Place to Stand and other works. Andrew Gilpin, piano; Andrea Weber Steckly, violin; Steven Cole, guitar; Tom Hazlitt, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. Waterloo Christian Reformed Church, 209 Bearinger Rd., Waterloo. 1-800- 867-3281. ; (sr/st). Sunday June 4 ●●2:00: Gallery Players of Niagara. The Golden Age. Mahler: Kindertotenlieder; Ravel: Shéhérazade; Le tombeau de Couperin; and other works. Kristin Hoff, mezzo; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Derek Conrod, horn; Margaret Gay, cello; David Louie, piano; James Mason, oboe; Peter Shackleton, clarinet. Silver Spire United Church, 366 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-468-1525. ; (sr); (st/ arts). ●●3:30: Kokoro Singers. Celebrate Canada! Works by Willan, Healey, Hatfield, Sirett and Rogers. Brenda Uchimaru, artistic director. Grace Lutheran Church (Hamilton), 1107 Main St. W., Hamilton. 289-439-9447. ; (sr/st); free(under 13). Also June 3 (Waterloo; eve). ●●4:00: St. Joe’s ArtsFest. Guelph Musicfest Encore. Works by Handel, Beethoven and Debussy. Paul Pulford, cello; Ken Gee, piano. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Hamilton), 260 Herkimer Street, Hamilton. 416-550- 6465. . 60 | June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Lafayette String Quartet. Haydn: Quartet Op.77 No.1; Sculthorpe: Quartet No.8; Brahms: Viola Quintet No.2 in G Op.111. Guest: Yariv Aloni, viola. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday June 7 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Schubert’s Trout Quintet. Mary Kenedi, piano; Valerie Sylvester, violin; Sheila Smyth, viola; Susan Naccache, cello; Neal Evans, double bass. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Ginny Scarfino, clarinet; Peter Bald, piano. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Kitchener), 54 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 226-647-1290. Free. Low-cost lunch available from 11:30am. ●●7:30: Libertas Male Choir. Canada: 150 Years. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Ottawa), 82 Kent St., Ottawa. 905-522- 0001. ; (10-14); free(under 10). Also Jun 3(Toronto), 8(Kingston), 9(Peterborough), 10(Whitby). Thursday June 8 ●●7:30: Libertas Male Choir. Canada: 150 Years. Live Recording. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 905-522-0001. ; (10-14); free(under 10). Also Jun 3(Toronto), 7(Ottawa), 9(Peterborough), 10(Whitby). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Young Artists of QuartetFest Concert. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Friday June 9 ●●7:30: Libertas Male Choir. Canada: 150 Years. Emmanuel United Church (Peterborough), 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 905-522-0001. ; (10-14); free(under 10). Also Jun 3(Toronto), 7(Ottawa), 8(Kingston), 10(Whitby). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest Reunion Concert. Mozart: Quartet in D K575; Schafer: Quartet No.5; Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence (string sextet). Penderecki String Quartet; Paul Pulford, cello; Yariv Aloni, viola. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Saturday June 10 ●●2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest Alumni Concert. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●2:30: North Lakeshore Chorus. Our Loved Dominion Bless. A musical journey through 150 years of Confederation. Ian Juby, music director. Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St., Kingston. 613-389-7465. ; (under13). Also Jun 17(Whitby), 24(Cobourg). ●●7:30: A La Mode Vocal Ensemble. Lights... Camera...Concert! Music of film and television. Emily Taub, conductor; Martine Fornoville, piano; guests: Adam Despinic, violin; EmBoddieMent Gospel Trio. Westdale Reformed Church, 201 Paradise Rd. N., Hamilton. 289-682-0385. ; (sr/st); free(under 10). B. Concerts Beyond the GTA ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest Alumni Young Artists Concert. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Sunday June 11 ●●3:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest Finale Gala Concert. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3; Schmidt: Piano Quintet; Labadie: Entwined; Tchaikovsky: Serenade Op.48. Penderecki String Quartet; Leopoldo Erice, piano; Wilfrid Laurier University/QuartetFest Alumni Chamber Orchestra. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Tuesday June 13 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. K-W Community Orchestra Ensembles. Program TBA. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Wednesday June 14 ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Joshua Zentner-Barrett, organ. 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. Julie Choi, Piano. Works by Brahms, Debussy, Moszkowski and Choi. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. 3:30: tea and cookies . Thursday June 15 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Flutissimo: Summer Lovin’. Flute choir; Anne Palmer, conductor. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Free; voluntary offering. Saturday June 17 ●●7:00: Canadian Women Composers Project. She’s in the House! Works by Coulthard, Weaver, Sokolović, Duncan, Skarecky and others. Clarisse Tonigussi, soprano; Narmina Efendiyeva, piano. Silence Sounds, 46 Essex St., Guelph. 647-824-2992. PWYC. Wednesday June 21 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. Marty Smyth, organ. Works by Bach, Franck and Saint-Saëns. 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. Michele Wilmot, Carol Ditner and Kerry White, sixhands piano trio. 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. Keenan Reimer-Watts, Piano and Composer. Reimer-Watts: Variations for the 21st Century. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. By donation ( suggested). Donation receipts for and up. Thursday June 22 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Cranberry Dixie Band. Maple Leaf Rag; After You’ve Gone; Sheik of Araby; When the Saints Go Marching In; and others. Ted Snider, conductor. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Free; voluntary offering. Saturday June 24 ●●2:30: North Lakeshore Chorus. Our Loved Dominion Bless. A musical journey through 150 years of Confederation. Ian Juby, music director. Trinity United Church (Cobourg), 284 Division St., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. . Also June 10(Kingston), June 17(Whitby). Wednesday June 28 ●●12:15: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Wednesday Noon-Hour Concerts. Cecilia Lee, 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. Elinor Frey, Baroque Cello. Bach: Suites for Solo Cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Thursday June 29 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Michael Capon, Organ. Canadian works in celebration of Canada 150. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Free; voluntary offering. Friday June 30 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society/National Youth Orchestra. National Youth Orchestra Faculty Concert. Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet. Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Orion Weiss, piano; Formosa Quartet. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). Wednesday July 5 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Benjamin Smith, Piano. Works by Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Saturday July 8 ●●2:00: University of Waterloo Department of Music. Balinese Gamelan Ensemble. Kultrun Festival. Victoria Park Pavillion, 80 Schneider Ave., Kitchener. 519-885-8220 x24226. Free. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Penny Johnson, Piano. Bach: Twoand Three-Part Inventions; Art of Fugue (selections; final fugue completed by Penny Johnson). KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Sunday July 9 ●●7:00: Barrie Concert Band. Midland Summer Concert. Little Lake Park Rotary Stage, 549 Little Lake Park Rd., Midland. 705-481- 1607. Free. Also Jul 30 (Orillia). Wednesday July 12 ●●2:30: Seniors Serenade. John Nevin, Piano. Works by Joplin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Carmichael and Nevin. Grace United Church (Barrie), 350 Grove St. E., Barrie. 705-726- 1181. Free. 3:30: tea and cookies . ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. K-W Kiwanis Festival Winners in Concert. Program TBA. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Saturday July 15 ●●7:30: University of Waterloo Department of Music. University of Waterloo Choir: Island Music. Music from the cultures of Hawaii, New Zealand, Jamaica and other islands. The Cedars, 543 Beechwood Dr., Waterloo. 519- 885-8220 x24226. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Workers Art and Heritage Museum, 51 Stuart St., Hamilton. 905-522-3003. PWYC. Also July 16(2:00). Sunday July 16 ●●2:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Workers Art and Heritage Museum, 51 Stuart St., Hamilton. 905-522-3003. PWYC. Also July 15(8:00). ●●7:00: Elora Festival. Cameron Crozman, Cello. Arrangements of works by Wagner, Fauré, Brahms and Poulenc; K. Murphy: new work. Wellington County Museum, 0536 Wellington Rd. 18, Fergus. 519-846- 0331 or 1-888-747-7550. ; (youth); (child). 6:00: Pre-concert dinner; . Tuesday July 18 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Ensembles of Orchestra@UWaterloo. Stravinsky: Histoire du Soldat (trio arrangement); more TBA. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (st). Wednesday July 19 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrew’s. Keiko Kuepfer, Organ. Canadian and Japanese works. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●7:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, 25 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-746-1882. ; (st/arts workers). Thursday July 20 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Shoshana Telner, Piano. Hummel: 24 Grande Études; Brahms: Waltzes Op.39; Shostakovich: Preludes/Fugues. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Saturday July 22 ●●8:00: Elora Festival. Gordon Lightfoot. Singer-songwriter. Gambrel Barn, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. 519-846-0331 or 1-888-747-7550. and up. Sunday July 23 ●●2:00: The Bicycle Opera Project. Sweat. Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond St. E., Almonte. 613-234-6306. . ●●4:00: Elora Festival. Trinity College Choir in Concert. Choir from Cambridge, England. Works by Pärt, Byrd, Purcell and others. Gambrel Barn, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. 519-846-0331 or 1-888-747-7550. ; (youth); (child). thewholenote.com June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 | 61

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