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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.

Concertos II. See Summer

Concertos II. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Broadway at the Barn: Crazy for Gershwin. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●5:00: Elora Festival. 5pm Choral Evensong: Elora Singers. 7:30 Gesualdo Six in Recital. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. La Passion: Roby Lakatos Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brookside Music Association. Rolston String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brott Music Festival. Natural Wonders. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday July 27 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Bach: Coffee Cantata. 12pm BargeMusic: Shane Cook & Co. 9pm Cabaret: John Mac- Leod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 1pm Molto Piano. 5:30 Siskind Snapshot: Z.E.N. Trio. 7pm Marc-André Hamelin with Quatuor Danel. 10pm Roby Lakatos Quartet @ Chamberfringe. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 Bach - Schumann. 3:30 Bach - Brahms. 7:30 Inspired by Folk Music. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Sarah Harmer. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Elora Festival. Look Ahead: Robi Botos, Paul Novotny and Jackie Richardson. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: TD Niagara Jazz Festival. 7:30 Jazz in the City: Flagship Event - Singin’ with the Big Band. 9pm Twilight Jazz in the Clubs: Heillig Manoeuvre. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday July 28 ●●11:00am: Elora Festival. 11am Family Series: Platypus Theatre - How the Gimquat Found Her Song. 1pm André Laplante, Piano: In Recital. 4pm Rolston String Quartet: In Recital. 7:30 Chantal Kreviazuk. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Bach: Coffee Cantata. 11am Musical Brunch: Sharlene Wallace, Harp - Bach and Beyond. 12pm BargeMusic: Shane Cook & Co. Also 3pm. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: TD Niagara Jazz Festival. 11am Jazz in the Park. 8pm Jazz Masters: Timeless Clarinet. 8pm Soul Jazz in the Vineyard. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 1pm The Tears of Exile: Lamentations of Jeremiah. 1pm Rising Stars. 7pm Z.E.N. Trio. 10pm “I’ve Got Rhythm”: Buzz Brass and Matt Herskowitz Salute Gershwin. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Marc-André Hamelin with The Danel String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Festival of the Sound. The StepCrew. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Leith Summer Festival. Chamber B. Concerts Beyond the GTA Music Concert. Penderecki String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday July 29 ●●9:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 9am BachWalk No.1. 11am Bach: Coffee Cantata. 11am Musical Brunch: Sharlene Wallace, Harp - Bach and Beyond. 12pm BargeMusic: Shane Cook & Co. Also 3pm. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Elora Festival. 11am Sunday Service. 3pm The Majesty of Handel and Mozart. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 11am Buzz Brass with Valérie Milot. 1pm Quatuor Danel. 7pm Chamberfest 25th Anniversary Mashup. 10pm The Fretless. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: TD Niagara Jazz Festival. 11am Jazz in the Park. 7pm Jazz on the Lake: Dixieland Jazz Event. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 James Keelaghan: Live in Concert. 6pm Folk on The Island Queen. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Music at Port Milford. Sunday Student Matinee. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. The StepCrew. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday July 30 ●●7:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 7pm Ariel Quartet with Rolston String Quartet. 10pm And So It Goes: Brett Polegato and Robert Kortgaard. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Stratford Summer Music. Blind Boys of Alabama. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday July 31 ●●1:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 1pm Rolston String Quartet. 7pm Sounding Thunder: The Songs of Francis Pegahmagabow. 10pm Tom Allen’s Judgment of Paris. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 The Magic of Schubert. 3:30 Beethoven and Grieg. 7:30 The Genius of J.S. Bach. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday August 1 ●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Bring the Kids!: Bedford Trio. 1pm Music from the Sound. 7pm Gli Angeli Genève. 10pm Transcontinental Drift. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Festival of the Sound. 11am Mozart in Paradise. 3:30 Festival Baroque. 7:30 Beethoven, Mendelssohn & Mozart. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Vlad Soloviev, piano. Beethoven: Waldstein Sonata; Bach-Busoni: Chaconne in d BWV1004, Debussy: Les Estampe. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). ●●8:00: Highlands Opera Studio. From Opera to Broadway. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 2 ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. BargeMusic: Autorickshaw. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts: Viola and Piano Duo. Works by J.S. Bach, Clarke and Bunch. Nora Krohn,viola; Tracy Stuchbery, piano. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering. ●●12:15: Trinity United Church (Gravenhurst). The August Organ. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 1pm Hinrich Alpers and Friends: Debussy, Ravel and the Impressionists. 7pm ¡Duende!: Lorca, Cohen, and the Spirit of Spain. 10pm Algonquin Ensemble: Tom Thomson’s Voice Through Music. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 Your Daughter Fanny. 3:30 Brahms and Ravel. 7:30 Russian Masters. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. New Now: A Little Off the Sides. See Summer SUMMER CONCERT SERIES THURSDAYS IN AUGUST 2018 12:15 – 12:45 PM TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, GRAVENHURST 290 MUSKOKA ROAD NORT H August 2 TEWIT YOUTH BAND from Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England August 9 MATTHEW WHITFIELD Birthday organ recital August 16 HAPPY JACK YOGIS Meditative kirtan using ancient Indian chants August 23 CHRISTOPHER DAWES Healey Willan organ recital August 30 MITCH BEUBE & DAN McCOY Jazz saxophone with organ & piano The August Organ Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brott Music Festival. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 3 ●●7:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 7am Music for an Avon Morning. 12pm Barge- Music: Autorickshaw. 7pm Whiskey Jack + Special Guests: Stompin’ Tom Salute. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Bring the Kids!: Sonic Escape. 1pm National Youth Orchestra Canada Chamber Marathon. 7pm National Youth Orchestra Canada. 10pm Sonic Escape. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 Brahms Masterworks. 7:30 Songbook. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Turbo Street Funk. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 4 ●●7:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 7am Music for an Avon Morning. 11am Musical Brunch: Bruno Roussel, Guitar - Bach Classics. 12pm BargeMusic: Autorickshaw. Also 3pm. 3pm TorQ Percussion Seminar Finale. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Xenia: Ensemble Made in Canada. 1pm Mosaïques: Ensemble Made in Canada. 7pm Angela Hewitt: Bach Odyssey V. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Michael Kaeshammer, Piano. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Festival of the Sound. Jazz Canada with Strings. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Music at Port Milford. Harlem String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Highlands Opera Studio. More Opera to Broadway. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Perimeter Trio. Brahms: Op.8 in B; Schubert: No.2 in E-flat. Ian Le, piano; Shira Chapman, violin; Adam Chapman, cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). Sunday August 5 ●●7:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 7am Music for an Avon Morning. 11am Musical Brunch: Bruno Roussel, Guitar - Bach Classics. 12pm BargeMusic: Autorickshaw. Also 3pm. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 11am Fiorè. 1pm Andrew Wan and Charles Richard-Hamelin. 7pm Gryphon Trio 25th Anniversary Mashup. 10pm Bernstein @ 100. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Music at Port Milford. Sunday Student Matinee: On the Deck. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Westben Concerts at The Barn. Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir: Celebrate! See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:30: Festival of the Sound. 2:30 Gene at 90. 7:30 Swing Hits. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 6 62 | June 1 - September 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Les Pastoureaux: Petit Chanteurs de Waterloo en Belgique. 12pm New Music Now I: Sky High. 1:30 New Music Now II: Minimal Excess. 3pm New Music Now III. 7pm Angela Hewitt: Bach Odyssey VI. 10pm Golnar and Mahan Tjrio with Mona Matbou Riahi. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●6:00: Festival of the Sound. Island Queen Cruise: Jazz Standards. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Stratford Summer Music. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday August 7 ●●1:00: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 1pm Pentaèdre Wind Quintet. 2:45 Canadian Guitar Quartet. 7pm Pražàk Quartet. 10pm Payadora Tango Ensemble with Drew Jurecka. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 Two Bass Hit. 3:30 Brahms, Haydn & Schumann. 7:30 Schubert, Mozart & Brahms. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Stratford Summer Music. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday August 8 ●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Bring the Kids!: Pentaèdre Wind Quintet. 1pm Mozart! 7pm Simone Osborne and Gordon Bintner with Michael McMahon. 10pm Synthesis with Justin Gray. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 The Rondo. 3:30 The Russian Soul. 7:30 Mozart, Brahms & Schubert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:30: Seniors Serenade. Ainsley McNaught, piano. Works by Miles Davis, Oscar Petersen, Nat King Cole, Stevie Wonder, Chopin and Liszt. Bethel Community Church, 128 St. Vincent Street, Barrie. 705-726-1181. Free. ●●7:00: Heritage Music Festival. Country Jamboree with Greg Holmes. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 9 ●●10:00am: Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. 10am Bring the Kids!: SOMA Quartet. 1pm SOMA Quartet. 7pm I Musici de Montreal. 10pm Last Call: DJ/Violinist Brendan Speltz with the SOMA Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. BargeMusic: Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts: Trio Taco Flute Ensemble. Works by Charke, Tedman, Behrens, and Martins. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering. ●●12:15: Trinity United Church (Gravenhurst). The August Organ. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 The Sonata. 3:30 Canadian Guitar Quartet. 7:30 Haydn, Brahms & Dvořák. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Heritage Music Festival. The Beckett Family. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Highlands Opera Studio. Celebrations! Honouring Leonard Bernstein, Gioachino Rossini, and others. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 10 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Cappuccino Cantata. 12pm BargeMusic: Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble. 9pm Cabaret: Carole Pope’s Mystery Tour. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●1:30: Festival of the Sound. 1:30 A Musical Offering. 3:30 Great Melodies for Piano. 7:30 Tonight, Tonight. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Heritage Music Festival. The Trews with The Pop Machine. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 11 ●●10:00am: Heritage Music Festival. 11am 68th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship - Playdowns. 2:30 Bands and Brews in the Fiddle Park. 6:30 68th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship - Finals. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Cappuccino Cantata. 11am Musical Brunch: Julia Wedman, Violin. 12pm BargeMusic: Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble. Also 3pm. 3pm Angela Hewitt Performs the Complete Well- Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2, by J.S.Bach. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Festival of the Sound. National Academy Orchestra. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Leith Summer Festival. Chamber Music Concert. Jonathan Crow, violin; Philip Chiu, piano; Gabriel Radford, horn. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Music at Port Milford. Port Milford Ensemble. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday August 12 ●●9:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 9am BachWalk No.2. 11am Cappuccino Cantata. 11am Musical Brunch: Julia Wedman, Violin - Bach Sonata No.1. 12pm BargeMusic: Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble. Also 3pm. 3pm Angela Hewitt Performs the Complete Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2, by J.S.Bach. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●10:00am: Heritage Music Festival. Nondenominational Church Service. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Music at Port Milford. Sunday Student Matinee. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday August 14 ●●7:00: Stratford Summer Music. Phillip Addis: The Andrée Expedition - A Doomed Arctic Journey. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Wednesday August 15 ●●12:00 noon: Music at St. Andrews. Simon Walker, organ. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Barrie), 47 Owen St., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. ; free(st). ●●8:00: Forest Festival. Susan Aglukark. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 16 ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. BargeMusic: Cadence. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts: Guitar Recital. Works by Albeniz, Barrios, Tarrega, Peros and Pritsker. Warren Nicholson, guitar. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613- 548-4617. Freewill offering. ●●12:15: Trinity United Church (Gravenhurst). The August Organ. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Highlands Opera Studio. The Glove & The Troublemaker. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brookside Music Association. Wolfgang David, Violin: Taste of Vienna - A Viennese Salon Concert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brott Music Festival. West Side Story. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Forest Festival. Sarah Harmer. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 17 ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. 12pm BargeMusic: Cadence. 9pm Cabaret: Heather Bambrick’s Jazz Ceilidh with Special Guests. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:00: Highlands Opera Studio. The Glove & The Troublemaker. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Forest Festival. Cowboy Junkies. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 18 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Musical Brunch: Julia Seager-Scott, Harp - Bach & His Composer Sons. 12pm Barge- Music: Cadence. Also 3pm. 3pm Path of Miracles with Daniel Taylor. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. MILOŠ “The Voice of the Guitar” with the Marc Djokic Quartet ●●2:00: Forest Festival. 2pm Rob Lutes. 8pm Sultans of String. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts. Miloš: The Voice of the Guitar. Works by Bach, Boccherini, De Falla, Granados, Rodrigo and others. Miloš Karadaglić, classical guitar; Marc Djokic Quartet. St. Mark’s Anglican Church (Niagara-on-the-Lake), 41 Byron St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 289-868-9177. -. Sunday August 19 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Musical Brunch: Julia Seager-Scott, Harp - Bach & His Composer Sons. 12pm Barge- Music: Cadence. Also 3pm. 3pm ORIGINS. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Forest Festival. 2pm BMC Organ Trio Featuring Ian Hendrickson-Smith. 8pm Leahy. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 20 ●●7:00: Stratford Summer Music. Ron Sexsmith Presents Songs from Deer Life. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●8:00: Highlands Opera Studio. Alumni Concert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Tuesday August 21 ●●7:00: Stratford Summer Music. Stratford Summer Music Vocal Academy Finale. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Opera Muskoka Festival. Così fan tutte. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 18, 7:30pm St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake PRESENTS Only Canadian appearance of 2018! “One of the most exciting and communicative classical guitarists today.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES Photo: Andy Earl/Mercury Classics BRAVONIAGARA.ORG FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION OR CALL (289) 868-9177 thewholenote.com June 1 - September 7, 2018 | 63

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