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Volume 23 Issue 9 - June / July / August 2018

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PLANTING NOT PAVING! In this JUNE / JULY /AUGUST combined issue: Farewell interviews with TSO's Peter Oundjian and Stratford Summer Music's John Miller, along with "going places" chats with Luminato's Josephine Ridge, TD Jazz's Josh Grossman and Charm of Finches' Terry Lim. ) Plus a summer's worth of fruitful festival inquiry, in the city and on the road, in a feast of stories and our annual GREEN PAGES summer Directory.

Summer Festivals Summer

Summer Festivals Summer Festival Listings Welcome to The WholeNote’s Summer Festival listings. The following pages contain basic listings for these festivals, where available at time of printing: The August Organ.....................................................Aug 2 to 30 Beaches International Jazz Festival............................Jul 26 to 29 Brookside Music Festival of the Bay.....................Jul 12 to Aug 23 Brott Music Festival...........................................Jun 21 to Sept 27 Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival...........................Jul 26 to 29 Elora Festival.............................................................Jul 13 to 29 Festival Classica................................................May 25 to Jun 16 Festival Montréal Baroque........................................Jun 21 to 24 Festival of the Sound..........................................Jul 20 to Aug 11 Forest Festival..........................................................Aug 15 to 19 Guelph Jazz Festival.................................................Sep 12 to 16 Heritage Music Festival..............................................Aug 8 to 12 Highlands Opera Studio............................................Aug 1 to 27 Honens International Piano Competition...........Aug 30 to Sep 8 Hugh’s Room Live - Summer Nights Festival.....Jun 15 to Aug 25 Huntsville Festival of the Arts...............................Jul 6 to Aug 17 Kensington Market Jazz Festival...............................Sep 14 to 16 Kincardine Summer Music Festival..................May 24 to Aug 17 Leith Summer Festival......................................Jun 20 to Aug 25 LULAWORLD....................................................May 31 to Jun 10 Markham Village Music Festival................................Jun 15 to 17 Montreal Chamber Music Festival...............................Jun 1 to 17 Music at Port Milford..........................................Jul 21 to Aug 12 Music from Scratch.................................................Aug 27 to 31 Music Mondays....................................................May 7 to Sep 3 OperaMuskoka........................................................Aug 21 to 24 Ottawa Chamberfest............................................Jul 26 to Aug 9 Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival.........Sep 7 to 16 Prince Edward County Jazz Festival.........................Aug 14 to 19 Saint Joseph’s ArtsFest 2018..............................May 27 to Jun 10 Something Else Festival of Creative Music.................Jun 13 to 17 South Coast Jazz & Blues.........................................Aug 17 to 19 Stratford Summer Music.....................................Jul 16 to Aug 12 Summer Music in the Garden............................Jun 28 to Sep 16 Summer Opera Lyric Theatre...............................Jul 27 to Aug 5 Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival.....Jul 20 to 23 SweetWater Music Festival.......................................Sep 21 to 23 Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival.......................Jun 11 to 23 TD Markham Jazz Festival........................................Aug 15 to 19 TD Niagara Jazz Festival............................................Jul 19 to 29 TD Sunfest ‘18: Canada’s Premier Celebration of World Culture............Jul 5 to 8 TD Toronto Jazz Festival........................................Jun 22 to Jul 1 Toronto Summer Music........................................Jul 12 to Aug 4 Westben Concerts at the Barn..............................Jun 9 to Aug 5 Check our website www.thewholenote.com for repertoire details, updates and additional information. Did you know that you can search these listings on our website (TheWholeNote.com/JustASK) and obtain further information about ticket pricing, performers and repertoire? You also have the ability to search by keywords, geographical region and music genres. The August Organ August 2 to 30 Trinity United Church, 290 Muskoka Rd. N., Gravenhurst, ON 705-205-9005 www.trinity.isourchurch.com/ the-august-organ-2018. Concerts are at 12:15pm. ●●Aug 2: Tewit Youth Band. ●●Aug 9: Matthew Whitfield, organ. ●●Aug 16: Meditative kirtan using ancient Indian chants. Happy Jack Yogis. ●●Aug 23: Works by Willan. Christopher Dawes, organ. ●●Aug 30: Jazz saxophone with organ and piano. Mitch Beube, saxophone; Dan McCoy, organ and piano. Beaches International Jazz Festival July 6 to 29 Toronto, ON 416-698-2152 www.beachesjazz.com J – Jimmie Simpson Park, 870 Queen St. E. W – Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen St. E. ●●July 6-8: 3rd Annual Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside. J.; Inaugural Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside Block Party. ●●July 13-15: 3rd Annual Latin Carnival. W. ●●July 20-22: TD Presents: 30th Annual Beaches International Jazz Festival. W. ●●July 26-28: StreetFest (Queen St. E from Beech Ave to Woodbine Ave). ●●July 27-29: OLG Presents: 30th Annual Beaches International Jazz Festival. W. Brookside Music Festival of the Bay July 12 to August 23 Midland, ON 705-527-4420 www.brooksidemusic.com All concerts are at 7:30pm. MCC - Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St., Midland. SP – St. Paul’s United Church, 308 King St., Midland ●●Jul 12: Toronto All-Star Big Band: Swing, Swing, Swing. SP. ●●Jul 19: Louise Pitre: La vie en rouge. MCC. ●●Jul 26: Rolston String Quartet. SP. ●●Aug 16: Wolfgang David, Violin: Taste of Vienna - A Viennese Salon Concert. MCC. ●●Aug 23: Takeshi Kakehashi and Wolfgang David. Works by Beethoven, Brahms and Strauss. MCC. Brott Music Festival June 21 to August 16 Hamilton, ON 905-525-7664 www.brottmusic.com All concerts are at 7:30pm. B – Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington F - FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. H – Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. LRW - L.R. Wilson Concert Hall, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W. , Hamilton. LS – Liuna Station, 360 James St. N., Hamilton. ●●Jun 21: Music of the Night. Eva Tavares, soprano; David Curry, tenor; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. B. ●●Jun 28: The Infinite Sky. National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. B ●●Jun 29: Fab 4 Forever. Jeans N Classics; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. H. ●●Jul 05: Blame It on the Champagne. National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. LS. ●●Jul 12: PopOpera. Arias, duets and ensembles from favourite operas. Cast members of Magic Flute opera production; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. F. ●●Jul 19: The Magic Flute. BrottOpera Cast; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. F. ●●Jul 26: Natural Wonders. Valerie Tryon, piano; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. LRW. ●●Aug 02: Star Wars: The Force Awakens. National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. H. Celebrating 31 years! June 21 - August 16 Andrew Lloyd Webber Annual High Tea The Magic Flute An Evening in Vienna West Side Story and more! 905-525-7664 Brottmusic.com 44 | June 1 - September 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

●●Aug 16: West Side Story. Soloists; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. F. Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival July 26 to 29 Brandon, Erickson & Riding Mountain National Park, MB 204-571-6547 www.clearlakefestival.ca E - Erickson Lutheran Church, 30 Third St. SW, Erickson. L - Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon DANIEL TSELYAKOV, Piano JULY 26, 7:30PM Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University clearlakefestival.ca University, School of Music, 270-18th St., Brandon. W - Wasagaming Community Arts Gallery, 110 Wasagaming Dr., Wasagaming (Clear Lake), Riding Mountain National Park. ●●Jul 26 7:30: Opening Night: Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov with Friends. Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Joyce Lai, violin, Katie Gannon, violin; Ian Clark, viola; Andras Weber, cello; and others. L. ●●Jul 27 7:30: Chamber Masterworks. Daniel Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Alexander Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Joyce Lai, violin, Katie Gannon, violin; Ian Clark, viola; and others. L. ●●Jul 28 11:00am: Coffee Concert - Serious Fun! Daniel Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Alexander Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Cathy Wood, clarinet; Chelsea Chimilar, mezzo-soprano, Joyce Lai, violin; and others. E. ●●Jul 28 7:30: Jazz Concert: Greg Gatien with Friends. W. ●●Jul 29 3:00: Festival Grand Finale. Daniel Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Alexander Tselyakov, artistic director, piano; Cathy Wood, clarinet; Chelsea Chimilar, mezzo-soprano, Joyce Lai, violin, Ian Clark, viola; Andras Weber, cello; Graydon Cramer, drums; Alla Turbanova and Paul Shore hosts. E. Elora Festival July 13 to 29 Elora, ON 519-846-0331 www.elorafestival.ca GB - Gambrel Barn, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. SJ - St. John’s Anglican Church (Elora), 36 Henderson St., Elora. W - Wellington County Museum, 0536 Wellington Rd. 18, Fergus. July 14 I 1pm St. John's Church, Elora ●●Jul 13 7:30: Opening Night Opera Gala. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Danika Lorén, soprano; Andrew Haji, tenor; Samuel Chan, baritone; Elora Singers; Festival Chorus; Festival Orchestra; Judith Yan, conductor. GB. ●●Jul 14 11:00am: The Shoestring Magic Flute. W.; 1:00: Isabel Bayrakdarian: Amor y Pasión. Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Robert Kortgaard, piano. SJ.; 4:00: Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal: The Tears of Exile - The Lamentations of Jeremiah. Andrew McAnerney, artistic director. SJ.; 7:30: Ben Heppner and Toronto Mass Choir: Oh Happy Day! GB. ●●Jul 15 11:00am: Sunday Service. SJ.; 2:00: Bach: Lutheran Masses in G Major and G Minor. Elora Singers; Festival Chamber Players; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. GB.; 4:30: Vancouver Chamber Choir: Moods and Modes - Emotion in Music. Jon Washburn, conductor & artistic director. GB.; 7:30: Museum Series: Lesley Bouza Sings Joni (and More). Lesley Bouza, soprano. W. ●●Jul 19 5:00: Choral Evensong. Elora Singers. SJ.; 7:30: Healey Willan through Song, Word, and Images. Elora Singers; Matthew Larkin, organ; Mark Vuorinen, conductor; Giles Bryant, narrator. SJ. ●●Jul 20 5:00: Simona Genga, Mezzo. SJ.; 7:30: Sultans of String. GB. ●●Jul 21 11:00am: Family Series: Chris McKhool’s Fiddlefire! Chris McKhool, violin. 10am: free pre-concert activities. W.; 1:00: Bernstein: A Choral Tribute. Elora Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. SJ.; 4:00: Bénédicte Lauzière: Dance and Romance. Bénédicte Lauzière, violin; Janelle Fung, piano. SJ.; 7:30: Louise Pitre Sings the Songs of Judy Garland: Chasing Rainbows. GB. ●●Jul 22 11:00am: Sunday Service. SJ.; 2:00: Mendelssohn Organ Sonatas and Choral Works. Elora Singers; Matthew Larkin, organ; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. SJ.; 4:30: Sounding Thunder: The Song of Francis Pegahmagabow. Music by Timothy Corlis, text by thewholenote.com June 1 - September 7, 2018 | 45

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