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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.

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Wednesday August 22 ●●3:00: Stratford Summer Music. 3pm Jean- Michel Blais. 7pm Mzansi Chamber Choir: Tribute Concert for 100th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Birth. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Opera Muskoka Festival. Stars of Tomorrow Concert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 23 ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. 12pm BargeMusic: Langley Ukulele Ensemble. 7pm Drew Santini: A Recital for Stratford. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts: Cello Recital. Paul McCulloch, cello. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill offering. ●●12:15: Trinity United Church B. Concerts Beyond the GTA (Gravenhurst). The August Organ. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Brookside Music Association. Takeshi Kakehashi and Wolfgang David. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Opera Muskoka Festival. Jennifer Tung in Concert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Friday August 24 ●●12:00 noon: Stratford Summer Music. 12pm BargeMusic: Langley Ukulele Ensemble. 7pm Mzansi Chamber Choir. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. La bohème. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Opera Muskoka Festival. Moshe Hammer in Concert. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Saturday August 25 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Musical Brunch: Cristina Zacharias, Violin. 12pm BargeMusic: Langley Ukulele Ensemble. Also 3pm. 3pm Jan Lisiecki. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. La bohème. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●7:30: Leith Summer Festival. Ensemble Made in Canada. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Sunday August 26 ●●11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. 11am Musical Brunch: Cristina Zacharias, Violin. 12pm BargeMusic: Border Cities Caledonian Pipe Band. 3pm Stratford Sings: Season Finale. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. ●●2:00: Highlands Opera Studio. La bohème. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Monday August 27 ●●7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. La bohème. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. Thursday August 30 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts: Organ Recital. Patrick McElcheran, organ. 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. Wednesday September 5 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Bedford Piano Trio. Alessia Disimino, violin; Andrew Ascenzo, cello; Jialiang Zhu, piano. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Friday September 7 ● ● 7:30: Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival. New Orford String Quartet. See Summer Festival Listings, pages 44-51. C. Music Theatre These music theatre listings contain a wide range of music theatre types including opera, operetta, musicals and other performance genres where music and drama combine. Listings in this section are sorted alphabetically by presenter. ●●Belleville Theatre Guild. Annie Get Your Gun. Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Dorothy Fields and Herbert Fields. Pinnacle Playhouse Theatre, 256 Pinnacle St, Belleville. 613-967-1442. ; (sr); (st). Opens May 31, 8pm. Runs to Jun 17. Wed- Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Bicycle Opera Project. The Llandovery Castle. Music by Stephanie Martin, libretto by Paul Ciufo. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave. llandoverycastle.ca. (adv); (door); (under 30). Pre-concert chat at 7pm. Opens Jun 26, 8pm. Also Jun 27. ●●Brott Music Festival. PopOpera. Arias, duets and ensembles from favourite operas. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (Brott35); (st). Jul 12, 7:30pm. ●●Brott Music Festival. The Magic Flute. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (Brott35); (st). Jul 19, 7:30pm. ●●Civic Light Opera Company. Oklahoma! Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch Ave. E. 416-755-1717. . Opens May 30, 7pm. Runs to Jun 10. Wed(7pm), Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Dancyn Productions. We Will Rock You. Features music of Queen, book by Ben Elton. Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E., Oshawa. 905- 721-3399. . Opens Jul 11, 7:30pm. Runs to Jul 28. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Sat(1:30pm). ●●Dancyn Productions. All Shook Up. Features songs of Elvis Presley, book by Joe DiPietro. Regent Theatre, 50 King St. E., Oshawa. 905-721-3399. . Opens Aug 15, 7:30pm. Runs to Aug 26. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Sat-Sun(1:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. West Side Story. Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, conception by Jerome Robbins. St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 40 Benjamin Rd. E., Waterloo. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens May 9, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 2. Tues-Thurs/ Sat/Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn. Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge, based on the film. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. S., Drayton. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens May 16, 2pm. Runs to Jun 3. Tues-Thurs/Sat-Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cinderella: The Panto. King’s Wharf Theatre. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene.1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jun 6, 10:30am. Runs to Jun 30. Tues- Wed(10:30am), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. West Side Story. Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, conception by Jerome Robbins. Huron County Playhouse, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jun 7, 2pm. Runs to Jun 23. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Kings and Queens of Country. Huron Country Playhouse II, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jun 13, 2pm. Runs to Jun 30. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cruisin’ Classics. Huron County Playhouse, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. - . Opens Jun 27, 2pm. Runs to Jul 7. Tues- Sat(2pm), Wed/Thurs/Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cinderella: The Panto. Huron Country Playhouse II, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jul 5, 2pm. Runs to Jul 22. Wed-Sun(2pm), Wed-Thurs, Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cruisin’ Classics. Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372- 9866. -. Opens Jul 11, 2pm. Runs to Jul 21. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. The Little Mermaid. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 40 Benjamin Rd. E., Waterloo. 1-855-372- 9866. -. Opens Jul 18, 2pm. Runs to Aug 4. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cruisin Classics. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jul 25, 2pm. Runs to Aug 4. Tues-Thurs/Sat- Sun(2pm), Wed-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. The Little Mermaid. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Huron County Playhouse, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. - . Opens Aug 9, 2pm. Runs to Sep 2. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment. com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Hairspray. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the film. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Aug 9, 2pm. Runs to Sep 1. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Cruisin’ Classics. Drayton Festival Theatre. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. S., Drayton. 1-855- 372-9866. -. Opens Aug 22, 2pm. Runs to Sep 1. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Festival of the Sound. Tonight, Tonight. Bernstein: Songs from West Side Story; Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Piazzolla: Ten to Tango including Libertango; Donizetti: Mad Scene from Lucia di Lammermoor. Leslie Fagan, soprano; Koszika, vocalist; Canadian Guitar Quartet; Festival Ensemble. Charles W. Stockey Centre, 2 Bay St, Parry Sound. 705- 746-2410/1-866-364-0061. -; - (sr). Aug 10, 7:30pm. ●●Gravenhurst Opera House. The World Goes Round. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Gravenhurst Opera House, 295 Muskoka Rd. S., Gravenhurst. 1-888- 495-8888. -.. Opens July 18, 2:30pm. Runs to August 24. Tues-Thurs(2:30pm), Wed- Sat(8pm). Note: no shows Aug 3-4. ●●Grease Toronto. Grease. Music, lyrics and book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-314- 2884. -9. Opens May 24, 7:30pm. Runs to June 17. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/ Sun(1:30pm). ●●Harbourfront Centre. Summer Music in the Garden: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera. Scenes and arias from Mozart’s operas. Cénacle (Karim Nasr, historical clarinets; Jennifer Thiessen, viola; Francis Palma-Pelletier, violone). 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973- 4000. Free. Aug 19, 4pm. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. From Opera to Broadway. St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St, Haliburton. 1-855-455- 5533. .50. Aug 1, 8pm. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. More Opera to Broadway. Minden United Church, 21 Newcastle St, Minden. 1-855-455-5533. .50. Aug 4, 8pm. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. Celebrations! St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St, Haliburton. 1-855-455-5533. .50. Aug 9, 8pm. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. The Glove & The Troublemaker. Music by Tibor Polgar. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, Haliburton. 1-855-455-5533. .50. Opens Aug 16, 7pm. Also Aug 17. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. Alumni Concert. St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St, Haliburton. 1-855-455-5533. .50. Aug 20, 8pm. ●●Highlands Opera Studio. La bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Northern Lights 64 | June 1 - September 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Performing Arts Pavilion, Haliburton. 1-855- 455-5533. .50. Opens Aug 24, 7:30pm. Runs to Aug 27. Fri/Sat/Mon(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Italian Canadian Heritage Foundation. Omaggio a Puccini. Puccini: selection of arias from his operas. Jonelle Sills, soprano; Christopher Dall, tenor; Coro San Marco; Rolando Nicolosi, conductor. St. Peter’s Church (Woodbridge), 100 Bainbridge Ave, Woodbridge. 905-850-2269. or PWYC. Jun 1, 7:30pm. ●●Kira Braun and Melissa-Marie Shriner. Two Sopranos, One Voice. Duets by Fauré, Mozart, Handel, Monteverdi, Vivaldi and others. Kira Braun, soprano; Melissa-Marie Shriner, soprano; Brahm Goldhamer, piano. St. Thomas Anglican Church (St. Catharines), 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines. 416-786-3109. /(adv). Jul 11, 7pm. ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka the Musical. Music and lyrics by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, book by Tim McDonald based on the film and book. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Jun 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Aug 26. Thurs- Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm, 4pm). ●●Luminato. Hell’s Fury, the Hollywood Songbook. Conceived and directed by Tim Albery, with music by Hanns Eisler. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-368-4849. Free (reservation required). Jun 23, 6pm. ●●Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416- 872-1212. and up. Opens Feb 13, 8pm. Runs to Jan 20. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Annie. Music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. -0. Opens Apr 24, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 3. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Mirvish. Motown the Musical. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -9. Opens May 22, 8pm. Runs to Jun 3. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. The Phantom of the Opera. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. - 0. Opens Jun 7, 1:30pm. Runs to Jun 30. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Chicago. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. -9. Opens Jun 12, 8pm. Runs to Jun 17. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Wicked. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman, based on the novel. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. and up. Opens Jun 20, 7:30pm. Runs to Aug 5. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Mirvish. The King and I. Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics and book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -5. Opens Jul 10, 8pm. Runs to Aug 12. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson. Book by Catherine Johnson. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. -5. Opens Aug 9, 1:30pm. Runs to Aug 19. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Music Niagara. Don Giovanni. Music by Mozart. Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Alexander Dobson, baritone(Don Giovanni). Niagara United Mennonite Church, 17905 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 905-468- 5566, . Jul 9, 7:30pm. ●●Musical Theatre Productions. Broadway to the Max. Wave, Western University. 1151 Richmond St., London. 519-672-8800. . Opens Jun 20, 8pm. Runs to Jun 23. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm). ●●National Ballet of Canada. Frame by Frame. Created by Robert Lepage and Guillaume Côté, based on work of Norman McLaren. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. -5. Opens Jun 1, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 10. Thurs/ Sat/Sun(2pm), Tues-Sat(7:30pm). ●●National Ballet of Canada. Paz de la Jolla & The Man in Black with Cacti. Music by Bohuslav Martinů, Johnny Cash, Joseph Haydn and others. Justin Peck, choreographer. James Kudelka, choreographer. Alexander Ekman, choreographer. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. -5. Opens Jun 16, 2pm. Runs to Jun 22. Sat/Sun(2pm), Wed-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Nightwood Theatre Lawyer Show. The Drowsy Chaperone. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. St Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. -. Opens Jun 7, 8pm. Runs to Jun 9. Thurs-Sat(8pm). ●●Nota Bene Baroque Players/Gallery Players of Niagara/Capella Intima. Folly in Love. Music by Alessandro Scarlatti. Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Vicki St. Pierre, mezzo; Bud Roach, tenor; David Roth, bass; Bud Roach, stage director. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener. 1-866-303-0009. . Jun 1, 7:30pm. Also Jun 2(Hamilton); 3(St. Catharines). ●●One Little Goat Theatre Company. Music Music Life Death Music: An Absurdical. Created by Adam Seelig. Tarragon Theatre Extra Space, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. - . Opens May 25, 8pm. Runs to Jun 10. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sun(2:30pm). ●●Opera 5. Barber of Seville. Music by Rossini. Stephanie Tritchew(Rosina); Johnathon Kirby(Figaro); Kevin Myers(Il Conte d’Almaviva); Jeremy Ludwig(Bartolo); Giles Tomkins(Basilio); Megan Miceli(Berta); Danlie Rae Acebuque(Fiorello); Jessica Derventzis, stage director. Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971. ; (st); (VIP). Jun 13, 7:30pm. Also Jun 15(7:30pm); 17(2pm). ●●Opera by Request. Don Giovanni. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Carrie Gray, soprano (Donna Anna); Reese de Rege, soprano (Zerlina); Laura Schatz, soprano (Donna Elvira); Jay Lambie, tenor (Don Ottavio); and others; Kate Carver, piano and conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416- 455-2365. . Jun 2, 7:30pm. ●●Opera by Request. Anna Bolena. Music by Gaetano Donizetti, libretto by Felice Romani. Antonina Ermolenko, soprano (Anna Bolena); Monica Zerbe, mezzo (Giovanna Seymour); John Holland, bass-baritone (Enrico VIII); Paul Williamson, tenor (Lord Percy); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. St. Andrew’s United Church, 117 Bloor St. E. 416 455-2365. . Jun 9, 7pm. ●●Opera Muskoka Festival. Così fan tutte. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre, 100 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge. 705-765- 1048. . Aug 21, 7:30pm. ●●Orangeville Music Theatre. Anne of Green Gables. Music by Norman Campbell, lyrics by Don Harron, Elaine Campbell, Mavor Moore, book by Don Harron based on the novel. Town Hall Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville. 519-942-3423. ; (st). Opens Jun 16, 7pm. Runs to Jun 24. Fri(8pm), Sat(7pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Outside the March/Musical Stage Company. Dr Silver: A Celebration of Life. Book, Music & lyrics by Anika Johnson & Britta Johnson. Secret location. 416-368-4849. . Opens Jun 14, 8pm. Runs to Jun 19. Thurs- Sun(8pm). Tues(2pm). ●●Port Hope Festival Theatre. Fiddler on the Roof. Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein. Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St, Port Hope. 1-888-732-1680. -. Opens May 29, 2pm. Runs to Jun 24. Tues-Thurs/Sat- Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(8pm). ●●Port Hope Festival Theatre. The Little Mermaid. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman with Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St, Port Hope. 1-888-732-1680. -. Opens Aug 14, 2pm. Runs to Sep 9. Tues-Thurs/Sat-Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(8pm). ●●Randolph Academy. A Little Night Music. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-924-2243. . Opens Aug 3, 8pm. Runs to Aug 11. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm). ●●Shaw Festival. Grand Hotel. Music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, book by Luther Davis. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1-800-511-7429. and up. Previews begin May 3, 2pm. Runs to October 14. Days and times vary. Visit shawfest.com for details. ●●Stratford Festival. The Music Man. Music, lyrics and book by Meredith Willson. Donna Feore, director and choreographer. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St, Stratford. 1-800- 567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 17, 2pm. Runs to Nov 3. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●Stratford Festival. The Rocky Horror Show. Music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien. Donna Feore, director and choreographer. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 27, 8pm. Runs to Oct 31. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Manon. Music by Jules Massenet, libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille. Suzy Smith, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Opens Jul 27, 8pm. Runs to Aug 4. Days and times vary. Visit solt.ca for details. ●●Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Così fan tutte. Music by W. A. Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Valentina Sadovski, music director. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Opens Jul 28, 2pm. Runs to Aug 5. Days and times vary. Visit solt.ca for details. ●●Tapestry Opera. Queers Crash the Opera. Queer-themed opera curated by David Eliakis. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Opens Jun 7, 7pm. Also Jun 8. ●●Tapestry Opera. Queer of the Night. Teiya Kasahara, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066. . Opens Jun 7, 9pm. Also Jun 9(4pm). ●●Tapestry Opera. Tables Turned. Created by Michael Hidetoshi Mori and Nicole Lizée, performed by Carla Huhtanen and Ben Reimer with Nicole Lizée. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-368-4849. . Opens Jun 16, 7pm. Runs to Jun 19. Sat- Tues(7pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Teac Damsa/Luminato. Swan Lake/Loch na hEala. Created by Michael Keegan-Dolan. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-368- 4849. -. Opens Jun 6, 8pm. Runs to Jun 10. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Toronto Summer Opera Workshop. Dvořák’s Rusalka. Local talent and visiting young professionals. Church of St. Peter and St. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. 856- 607-9578. Freewill offering. In Czech with English subtitles. Opens Jun 22, 7pm. Also Jun 23, 24. ●●Tweed and Company Theatre. Hastings! The Musical. Village Playhouse, 5 Hastings St. S., Bancroft. 613-332-8014. ; (st). Opens Aug 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Aug 11. Tues- Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat(2pm). Also in Perth Aug 14-15 and Belleville Aug 17-18. ●●Tweed and Company Theatre. Hastings! The Musical. Studio Theatre, 63 Gore St. E., Perth. 613-267-2181. ; (st). Aug 14(2pm, 7:30pm), Aug 15(2pm). Also in Bancroft Aug 7-11 and Belleville Aug 17-18. ●●Tweed and Company Theatre. Hastings! The Musical. Empire Theatre, 321 Front St., Belleville. 613-969-0099. ; (st). Aug 17(7:30pm), Aug 18(2pm, 7:30pm). Also in Bancroft Aug 7-11 and Perth Aug 14-15 ●●Vera Causa Opera. Padajuća Zvijezda. Music by Julijana Hajdinjak, libretto by Julijana and Danijela Hajdinjak. Knox Presbyterian Church, 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. Vcopera.ca. . Jun 22, 7pm. Also Jun 23 in Cambridge. ●●Vera Causa Opera. Padajuća Zvijezda. Music by Julijana Hajdinjak, libretto by Julijana and Danijela Hajdinjak. Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St., Cambridge. Vcopera.ca. . Jun 23, 7pm. Also Jun 22 in Waterloo. ●●Villa Charities. “O mio babbino caro” Omaggio a Puccini: Opera Arias. Works by Puccini. Jonelle Sills, soprano; Christopher Dallo, tenor; Rolando Nicolosi, piano. Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 416-789-7011 x320. Free. Jun 17, 4pm. ●●Wavestage Theatre. The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, based on the novel. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W. wavestagetheatre.com. ; (st). Opens Jul 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Jul 8. Fri/Sat(7:30pm), Sat(2pm), Sun(1pm). thewholenote.com June 1 - September 7, 2018 | 65

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