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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.

Kingsway. Kingsway Organ

Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Simon Walker, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. Thursday July 5 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Kongero: Scandinavian Songlines. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Hart House Singers. Love Life. Choral versions of classical, music theatre and R&B songs. R&B band; Conrad Gold, piano; David Arnot-Johnston, conductor. Hart House, Great Hall, 7 Hart House Circle. 416 978-2452. Free; food bank donations to UofT Foodbank welcomed. Friday July 6 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. Multimedia program: jazz music and music videos. Ori Dagan; Nathan Hintz. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. Sunday July 8 ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Minerva’s Cello. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Cathy Yang presents. Yoona Kang & Cathy Yang in Recital. Ravel: Violin Sonata No.2; Chaminade: Piano Sonata Op.21; Ysaye: Sonata for Solo Violin No.5; and other works. Yoona Kang, violin; Cathy Yang, piano. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 519-774- 6988. ; free(under 12). Monday July 9 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Tony Yike Yang, Piano. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Organix Concerts. In Concert. Jeremy Woodside, organ. Our Lady of Sorrows Lunchtime Concerts Pay-what-you-can July 2 - Florian Hoefner Trio July 9 - Tony Yike Yang July 16 - Padideh Ahrarnejad & Ali Massoudi July 23 - Allison Au Quartet July 30 - Azuline Duo Church of the Holy Trinity www.musicmondays.ca A. Concerts in the GTA Church, 3055 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416- 571-3680. Freewill offering. Tuesday July 10 ●●7:00: North York Concert Band. Concert Under the Stars. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Earl Bales Park Community Centre, 4169 Bathurst St. 416- 533-9481 x394. Free. Also June 21 (Mel Lastman Square). Thursday July 12 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Crossroads. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. BORODIN QUARTET July 12 at Koerner Hall ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Opening Night Concert: Borodin Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday July 13 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Duet Duologue. Works by J. S. Bach, Fauré, Piazzolla, Rosenblum and Petitpas. Nathan Petitpas, percussion, marimba; Suhashini Arulananadam, violin. 789 Yonge St. 416-393- 7175. Free. ●●7:30: Junction Trio and Friends. Flute Duets. Works by Horn, Aitken, Hovhaness, Bach, Fukushima, Evans and Szervánszky. Jamie Thompson, flute. Thomas Foster Memorial, 9449 Concession Rd. 7, Uxbridge. 416-922-1167. By donation. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Mother Russia. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday July 14 ●●1:00: Toronto Summer Music. 1pm reGENERATION. Also 4pm. 7:30 Chamber Music reGENERATION. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. /(adv); /(adv) (st). Monday July 16 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. The Music and Sounds of Persia. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:30: Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge. Lunchtime Recital. St. Paul’s Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961-8116. Freewill donation. ●●12:30: Lunchtime Recital. In Concert. 227 Bloor St. E. David Rowland, director. St. Paul’s Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E. 416-961- 8116. Freewill offering. ●●7:30: Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge. In Concert. Works by English and European composers from the 16th to the 20th centuries. St. Clement’s Anglican, 70 St. Clements Avenue. 416-483-6664. Freewill donation. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Tears of Exile. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday July 17 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Prégardien and Drake in Recital. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday July 18 ●●11:00am: Toronto Summer Music. 11am Classical Kids Concerts Series: Kinan Azmeh City Band. 7:30 Kinan Azmeh City Band. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Nicholas Wanstall, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571- 3680. Freewill offering. 45-minute concert. Thursday July 19 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: To Russia With Love. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music/Loose Tea Music Theatre. L’Histoire du Soldat. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●10:30: Toronto Summer Music. TSM Late Night Encore. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday July 20 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Autorickshaw. Canadian Indo-fusion, jazz, funk and folk. Suba Sankaran, vocals; Ed Hanley, tabla; Dylan Bell, bass. 789 Yonge St. 416-393- 7175. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. The Trout. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday July 21 ●●1:00: Toronto Summer Music. 1pm reGENERATION. Also 4pm. 7:30 Chamber Music reGENERATION. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday July 22 ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Mirrored Glass. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday July 23 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Allison Au Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Sounding Thunder. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday July 24 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Different Trains. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday July 25 ●●11:00am: Toronto Summer Music. 11am Classical Kids Concerts Series: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. 7:30 Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday July 26 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Blythwood Winds: Flights of Fancy. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. O Happy Day. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday July 27 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Bon-Ton String Quartet. Works by Debussy, Turina and Komitas. Bijan Sepanji and Jeremy Potts, violins; Alex McLeod, viola; Sarah Steeves, cello. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. New Orford String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Manon. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday July 28 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. 2pm Così fan tutte. 8pm Semele. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●4:00: Toronto Summer Music. Chamber Music reGENERATION. Also 7:30. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. in concert Saturday July 28 7:30pm stjamescathedral.ca ●●7:30: Cathedral Church of St. James. The Gesualdo Six. 65 Church St. 416-364-7865. . Sunday July 29 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Manon. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Toronto Summer Music. TSM Community Day. 2pm Reflections of Wartime. 7:30 National Youth Orchestra of Canada - Migrations. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: From Baghdad to Brittany. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. 58 | June 1 - September 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Monday July 30 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Romanza: Music of Spain and South America. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. A Tribute to Yehudi Menuhin. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday July 31 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Angela Cheng. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Così fan tutte. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday August 1 ●●11:00am: Toronto Summer Music. 11am Classical Kids Concerts Series: Music from Wartime. 7:30 War in the 20th Century. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. 2pm Manon. 8pm Semele. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 2 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Kakki (Spirit). See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. A Big Band Celebration. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Così fan tutte. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 3 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: ACTA Recorder Quartet. Works by Bach, Telemann, Fiala, Staeps and others. Alison Melville, Colin Savage, Tatsuki Shimoda and Anne Massicotte. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Brahms Sextet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Semele. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 4 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. 2pm Semele. 8pm Manon. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. TSM Finale. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday August 5 ●●2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Così fan tutte. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 6 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Eastern European Romantics. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●5:00: Mount Pleasant Group. For Those Who Died Trying. A 35-movement musical elegy for victims who were killed or went missing because of their effort to stop powerful interests who wanted to destroy their community’s environment and impede human rights. Horvat: The Thailand HRDs (world premiere). Mivos Quartet. Gathering Hall, Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-485-9129. Free. Thursday August 9 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Satyam (Truth). See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 10 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Linda Flavy. Medieval music Voice/Instrumental Project. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. ●●7:00: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Friday Night Jazz. Lady Be Good. 288 Bremner Blvd. 647-351-3474. ; .25(sr/age 6-13); (age 3-5). Sunday August 12 ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Fiddles and Banjos and Guitars, Oh My! See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 13 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Ardan Duo. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 16 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Faces of the Violin. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 17 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Shawna Caspi, Guitar. Caspi: Original works. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. Sunday August 19 ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 20 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Bedford Trio. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Lunchtime Concerts Pay-what-you-can Aug 6 - Sheng Cai Aug 13 - Danielle Sum & Arthur Tang Aug 20 - Bedford Trio Aug 27 - Emily Rho & Britton Riley Sept 3 - Concordo Church of the Holy Trinity www.musicmondays.ca Thursday August 23 ●●7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Elas mon cuer: Intabulations of Music of love and hearts from the Middle Ages. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 24 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: TOST String Quartet. Catherine Sulem and Gretchen Paxson-Abberger, violins; Elizabeth Morris, viola; Stephen Buck, cello. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. Sunday August 26 ●●4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Baroque Dance in the Garden. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 27 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Emily Rho and Britton Riley. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 31 ●●12:00 noon: Toronto Reference Library. Summer Music @ the Library Series: Mark and Steven Sparling. Free Jazz improvisations. 789 Yonge St. 416-393-7175. Free. Monday September 3 B. Concerts Beyond the GTA ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Concordo. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. IN THIS ISSUE: Barrie, Belleville, Bracebridge, Brantford, Campbellford, Elora, Fergus, Gravenhurst, Haliburton, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Leith, London, Midland, Milford, Minden, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ottawa, Parry Sound, Picton, Shelburne, St. Catharines, Stratford, Vanier, Virgil, Waterloo. Friday June 1 ●●11:00am: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Emerging Composer Piece: Katerina Gimon. Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave., Kitchener. info@openears.ca. Free. ●●6:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. How Is Your Pony?: The Music of Frank Zappa and His Echoes. Zappa: Improvised Concerto for Bicycle, Prerecorded Tape and Instrumental Ensemble; and Works by Firth, Varèse, Stockhausen, and others. Studio Dan. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. info@openears.ca. ; (arts); (sr/st). ●●7:30: St. Joe’s ArtsFest. Artistic Director’s Evening. A celebration of Estonian connections. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Stereoscope: Open Ears Concert. Hulse: Untitled; Simms: Black Star; Lemay: Fragments noirs; Bautista: Untitled; Morasco: Werewolf; and other works. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886- 1673. ; (arts workers); (st). Saturday June 2 ●●1:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. No Hay Banda Presents shifting states. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. info@openears.ca. ; (arts); (sr/st). ●●5:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. “...amid the cannon’s roar”: CD Release of Music by Jason Doell. Registry DARAA TRIBES (Morocco) Small World Music Festival - August 17 Harbourfront Centre smallworldmusic.com Theatre, 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. info@ openears.ca. ; (arts); (sr/st). Audience members will receive a complimentary copy of the new album. ●●7:30: Barrie Concert Band. The Classics. Brahms: Academic Festival Overture; Wagner: Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin; Handel: Suite from the Music for the Royal Fireworks; Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Dvořák: Finale from the New World Symphony; and other works. 55 member concert band consisting of woodwinds, brass, reeds and percussion led by Music Director Peter Voisey. Hi-Way Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-481-1607. ; (st); free(under 5). ●●8:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Nico Muhly and Nadia Sirota. Nico Muhly, piano; Nadia Sirota, viola. Zion United Church, 32 Weber St. W., Kitchener. info@ openears.ca. ; (arts); (sr/st). ●●9:30: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Onion Honey. TWH Social, 1 King St. W., Kitchener. info@openears.ca. TBA. Sunday June 3 ●●1:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Awaken: States of Human Consciousness Interconnected with Nature. Works by Barbara Croall. Nü Ears Ensemble; Barbara Croall, Indigenous flute. Walper Hotel Gallery, 20 Queen St. S., Kitchener. info@openears. ca. ; (arts/sr/st). ●●3:00: Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound. Nova Voices: New Music for Choir. thewholenote.com June 1 - September 7, 2018 | 59

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