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Volume 24 Issue 9 - June / July / August 2019

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In this issue: The Toronto Brazilian bateria beat goes on; TD Jazz in Yorkville is three years young; Murray Schafer's earliest Wilderness forays revisited; cellist/composer Cris Derksen's Maada'ookkii Songlines to close Luminato (and it's free!); our 15th annual Green Pages summer music guide; all this and more in our combined June/July/August issue now available in flipthrough format here and on stands starting Thursday May 30.

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www.pecmusicfestival.com Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Prince Edward County Jazz Festival Aug 13 to 18 Picton, Prince Edward County, ON 1-877-411-4761 www.pecjazz.org Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Something Else! Festival Jun 20 to 23 Various venues 289-993-1993 www.zulapresents.org Performances take place at various venues in Hamilton. Visit our website for further information. ●●Jun 20 7:00: Earth Wind & Choir (Sarah Good, conductress); Yves Charuest, alto sax; Indigenous Mind (Hamid Drake, drums/percussion; Joshua Abrams, double bass/guimbri; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone); William Hooker, drums/percussion/poetry. ●●Jun 21 12:00 noon: The Archives of Eternity (Mike Hundevad, vibes/comp; Mike Gennaro, drums; Patrick Smith, tenor sax; Andrew Furlong, double bass); Jason Adasiewcz, vibraphone; Brodie West, alto sax; Hamid Drake, drums/percussion; Iva Bittová, violin/vocals; 7:00: Picastro (Liz Hysen, guitar/piano/vocals); Gilliam/Milmine/Pottie (Bill Gilliam, piano; Kayla Milmine, soprano sax; Ambrose Pottie, drums); Hooker/Charuest/Newsome/Eguiluz (William Hooker, drums/percussion; Yves Charuest, alto sax; Sam Newsome, soprano sax; Géraldine Eguiluz, voice, various instruments); Iva Bittová, violin/vocals; Hamid Drake, drums/percussion. ●●Jun 22 1:00: Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon; Harris Eisenstadt’s Poschiavo 50 Ensembles (Harris Eisenstaedt, drums/ conductor/composition; Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon; Yves Charues, alto sax; Sam Newsome, soprano sax; Don Byron, reeds, Géraldine Eguiluz, voice/guitar/trumpet; David Lee, double bass; Connor Bennett, sax; Chris Palmer, guitar; Nick Fraser, drums); Joshua Abrams, double bass/guimbri; No Silenz (Susanna Hood, voice; Jason Sharp, bass sax; Fredéric B Briet, double bass; Christophe Rocher, clarinets); 7:00: Tidal Pool (Connor Bennett, sax/electronics); Eguiluz Trio (Géraldine Eguiluz, voice/ guitar/pocket trumpet/Bulgarian flute/ kalimba; Jean René, viola/voice; Stéphane Diamantakiou, double bass/voice); Iva Bittová, violin/vocals; Indigenous Mind (Hamid Drake, drums/percussion; Joshua Abrams, double bass/guimbri; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone; Don Byron, reeds). ●●Jun 23 1:00: Joanna Duda, piano/electronics; Eucalyptus (Brodie West, alto sax; Ryan Driver, clavinet; Rebecca Hennessy, trumpet; Kurt Newman, guitar; Mike Smith, bass; Blake Howard, percussion; Nick Fraser, drums; Evan Cartwright, drums); Sam Newsome, soprano sax; 5:00: Sourpussy (Victoria Alstein, Becky Katz, Jessica Summer Festivals Somers, Heather South, various instruments/vocals); Ear-Cam (Christine Duncan, voice; John Oswald, alto sax; Tomasz Krakowiak, percussion; Glen Hall, woodwinds/percussion/electronics); Don Byron, clarinets. South Coast Jazz Aug 17 to 18 Port Dover Community Centre 801 St. George St., Port Dover ON 519-774-2787 (ARTS) www.southcoastjazz.com Performances take place at various venues in Port Dover. Visit our website for further information. ●●Aug 17 5:00: Powder Blues Band, Dave Restivo, Alison Young, Eric St Laurent, Juliann Kuchocki and others. ●●Aug 18 5:30: Dinner Show and River Cruise. Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues Sep 13 to 15 Wasaga Beach, ON 705-607-7744 www.wasagabeachblues.com Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Stratford Summer Music Jul 15 to Aug 25 Stratford, ON 1-866-288-4313 www.stratfordsummermusic.ca Performances take place at various venues in Stratford. Visit our website for further information. ●●Jul 17 7:00: Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Guest: Simone Dinnerstein; Anne Manson, music director. ●●Jul 18 7:00: Leslie Ting Speculation. ●●Jul 19 9:00: Stephen Prutsman. ●●Jul 21 3:00: Chamber Music Concert. Stephen Prutsman, piano; Stéphane Tétreault, cello; Mark Fewer, violin. ●●Jul 24 7:00: The Brothers Creeggan. Guests: Tom Allen, Robert Carli, Mark Fewer. ●●Jul 25 7:00: Amir Amiri. ●●Jul 26 9:00: Duane Andrews and Friends. ●●Jul 27 11:00am: Musical Brunches with Graham Hargrove; 3:00: Oh Happy Day! Ben Heppner with the Toronto Mass Choir. ●●Jul 28 4:00: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Michael Francis, conductor. ●●Jul 29 7:00: Payadora. ●●Jul 31 3:00: Joe Trio; 7:00: Laila Biali. ●●Aug 01 11:00am: Guy Few, trumpet & Stephen Mara, piano & Mark Fewer, interviewer; 7:00: The Cannabis Cantata. Mireille Asselin, soprano; Matthew Dalen, tenor; Adam Harris, baritone. Restricted to 19+. Photo ID required. ●●Aug 02 3:00: Hatch – Continuum; 9:00: Phil Dwyer Trio. ●●Aug 03 11:00am: Musical Brunches with Joseph Phillips; 7:00: Janina Fialkowska. ●●Aug 05 7:00: Nat Cole: A King’s Centennial. Paul Marinaro, vocals; Ben Paterson, piano; Jim Doxas, drums; Mike Downess, bass. ●●Aug 07 7:00: Harmen Fraanje & Lucas Dann; 7:00: Bernice. Robin Dann, Felicity Williams, vocals; Philippe Melanson, e-drums; Thom Gill, synths; Dan Fortin, bass. A WORLD OF MUSIC FOR EVERYONE ●●Aug 08 3:00: Steven Dann & Friends. Steven Dann, viola; Clark Schaufele, piano; Drew Comstock, cello; Mark Fewer, violin; 7:00: Nico Dann Trio. ●●Aug 09 3:00: Isabel Bayrakdarian. Robert Kortgaard, piano; Mark Fewer, violin; 9:00: Jodi Proznick Trio. Heather Bambrick, vocals. ●●Aug 10 11:00am: Musical Brunches with Clark Schaufele; 11:00am: Sing For Health! Rachel Shubert. ●●Aug 15 3:00: Nevermore, Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe. Tom Allen; Lori Gemmell; The Rosebud Quartet. ●●Aug 16 9:00: Tom Allen & Co.: Bohemians in Brooklyn. Tom Allen, voice/trombone; Lori Gemmell, harp/guitar/voice; Bryce Kulak, piano/voice; Patricia O’Callaghan, voice/ percussion. ●●Aug 17 11:00am: Musical Brunches with Andrew Downing. ●●Aug 18 7:00: John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. ●●Aug 19 1:00: Vocal Academy Performance. ●●Aug 21 3:00: Vocal Academy Finale Concert; 7:00: Art of Time Ensemble. ●●Aug 22 3:00: Party Like It’s 1689! Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Mark Fewer, violin; Matthias Maute, recorder; 7:00: John Novacek. James Campbell, clarinet; Mark Fewer, violin. ●●Aug 23 9:00: Rhapsody in Blue. The Campbells; Mark Fewer; INNERchamber. ●●Aug 24 11:00am: Musical Brunches with Thomas Wiebe; 7:00: Two Bass Hit with Dave Young and Joel Quarrington. Dave Young, Joel Quarrington, bass; John Novacek, piano. ●●Aug 25 3:00: Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble: Tribute to Dave Brubeck. Summer Music in the Garden Jun 27 to Sep 15 Toronto Music Garden 470 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON 416-793-4000 www.harbourfrontcentre.com/ summermusic All concerts are free. ●●Jun 27 7:00: War and Peace. Madawaska Quartet. ●●Jun 30 4:00: Four Seasons, Four Viols: Vivaldi’s Quattro Stagioni Revisited. Les Voix Humaines, viol quartet. ●●Jul 04 7:00: Tastes of Home: New Music for Traditional Chinese & Korean Instruments. Amely Zhou, erhu; Lipeng Wu, dizi; Roa Lee, gayageum, Evan Lamberton, cello. ●●Jul 07 4:00: Tea for Three. Cénacle. ●●Jul 11 7:00: Mistrāl: Songs from around the Mediterranean. Tamar Ilana; Ventanas Ensemble. ●●Jul 18 7:00: Passion and Solace: Early 20th Century Duos for Violin and Cello. Andréa Tyniec, violin; Stéphane Tétreault, cello. ●●Jul 21 4:00: Global Inspirations. TorQ Percussion Quartet. ●●Jul 25 7:00: Inner Journey V. Rumi Canada. ●●Jul 28 4:00: Choro! Trio Chorinho; Guest: Flavia Nascimento. ●●Aug 01 7:00: New and Special Ways. New Zealand String Quartet. ●●Aug 08 7:00: From Greece to Granados. Maria Soulis, mezzo; William Eauvais, guitar; Tanya Charles Iveniuk, violin. ●●Aug 11 4:00: Raags of Love and Devotion. Ramneek Singh, voice; Ravi Naimpally, tabla; Hardeep Chana, harmonium. 58 | June | July | August 2019 thewholenote.com

●●Aug 15 7:00: Voices from Eastern Europe. BLISK Quartet. ●●Aug 18 4:00: Laüsa: Spark of Gascony. ●●Aug 22 7:00: Something Old, Something New. VC2 Cello Duo. ●●Aug 25 4:00: Duetto Violoncello. Elinor Frey and Phoebe Carrai, baroque cellos. Summer Opera Lyric Theatre Jul 26 to Aug 4 Robert Gill Theatre, Toronto, ON 214 College St. 416-363-7723 www.solt.ca All tickets are . ●●Jul 26 8:00: La traviata. Also Jul 28(2pm); 31(2pm); Aug 3(8pm). ●●Jul 27 2:00: Earnest, The Importance of Being. Also Jul 30(8pm); Aug 1(8pm); 4(2pm). ●●Jul 27 8:00: Riders to the Sea and Gianni Schicchi. Also Jul 31(8pm); Aug 2(8pm); 3(2pm). Sun Life Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival Jul 19 to 21 Waterloo City Center, 100 Regina St. S., Waterloo, ON 519-394-0093 www.waterloojazzfest.com Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Sweetwater Music Festival Sep 20 to 22 Owsen Sound and Meaford, ON 519-371-2833 www.sweetwatermusicfestival.ca Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival Jun 3 to 15 Toronto, ON 416-964-6337 www.tafelmusik.org/TBSF Performances take place at various venues in Toronto. Visit our website for further information. Jun 03 8:00: Opening Night. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Ivars Taurins, choir director; Elisa Citterio; director. ●●Jun 08 12:30: Baroque Portraits. Members of the Faculty of Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. ●●Jun 09 12:30: Many Strings Attached. Participants of the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Viola d’Amore Workshop; Thomas Georgi, leader. ●●Jun 12 1:00: Afternoon Concert. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Orchestras and Choirs; Elisa Citterio, Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins, directors. ●●Jun 15 7:30: The Grand Finale. Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Orchestra and Choir; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir; Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins, directors. TD Markham Jazz Festival Aug 14, 16, 18 Markham, ON 905-471-5299 www.markhamjazzfestival.com Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. TD Niagara Jazz Festival Jul 19 to 21 – St. Catharines, ON Jul 26 to 28 – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON 1-844-LIV-JAZZ (548-5289) Detailed listings available on festival website. For general description, see Green Pages. TD Sunfest: Canada’s Premier Celebration of World Cultures Jul 4 to 7 Victoria Park, London, ON 519-672-1522 www.sunfest.on.ca Detailed listings not available at time of publication. For general description, see Green Pages. Toronto Summer Music Jul 11 to Aug 3 Toronto, ON 647-430-5699 www.torontosummermusic.com Performances take place at various venues in Toronto. Visit our website for further information. ●●Jul 11 7:30: Opening Night: Beyond Borders. Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano; Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Kerson Leong, violin; Steven Philcox, piano; New Orford String Quartet; Tom Allen, host. ●●Jul 12 7:30: Celebrating 10 Years. New Orford String Quartet. ●●Jul 13 1:00: reGENERATION: Art Song & Chamber Music. Singers, pianists and chamber musicians from the Toronto Summer Music Academy’s Art of Song program and Chamber Music Institute; New Orford String Quartet. Also Jul 13(4pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●Jul 15 7:30: Crossings: In the Footsteps of the Griot. Ablaye Cissoko, griot storyteller; Constantinople. ●●Jul 16 7:30: Griffey & Jones in Recital. Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Warren Jones, piano. ●●Jul 17 7:30: Dover Quartet. ●●Jul 18 7:30: Voices Across the Atlantic. Toronto Summer Music Academy Vocal Fellows; Steven Philcox, harpsichord; Daniel Taylor, countertenor/conductor. Post-concert reception. ●●Jul 19 7:30: Charles Richard-Hamelin. Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano; Members of the Dover Quartet. ●●Jul 20 1:00: reGENERATION: Art Song & Chamber Music. Singers, pianists and chamber musicians from the Toronto Summer Music Academy’s Art of Song program and Chamber Music Institute; Dover Quartet; Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano. Also Jul 13(4pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●Jul 22 7:30: Kleztory. ●●Jul 23 7:30: Rolston String Quartet. ●●Jul 24 7:30: Collectìf. ●●Jul 25 7:30: From Franz Schubert to Freddie Mercury. Sarah Slean, vocalist; John Southworth, singer/songwriter; Art of Time Ensemble; 10:30: TSM Late Night. Jonathan Crow, violin; Toronto Summer Music Academy Fellows. ●●Jul 26 7:30: Souvenir de Florence. Jonathan Crow, violin; Jennifer Koh, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Julie Albers, cello; Yegor Dyachkov, cello, Philip Chiu, piano. ●●Jul 27 1:00: reGENERATION: Source and Inspiration. Rolston String Quartet; Sarah Slean and John Southworth, singers/ songwriters; Art of Time Ensemble; 4:00: reGENERATION: Chamber Music. Chamber musicians from the Toronto Summer Music Academy’s Chamber Music Institute; Jennifer Koh, Beth Guterman Chu, FREE ADMISSION Julie Albers, Yegor Dyachkov, Philip Chiu. Also 7:30pm. ●●Jul 29 7:30: Europe and the New World. Jonathan Crow, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. ●●Jul 30 7:30: Angela Hewitt Plays the Bach Goldberg Variations. Angela Hewitt, piano. Pre-concert chat with author and storyteller Madeleine Thien. ●●Jul 31 7:30: Ensemble Made in Canada. ●●Aug 01 7:30: Song of the Earth. Mario Bahg, tenor; Rihab Chaleb, mezzo; Jonathan Crow, violin; Gemma New, conductor. ●●Aug 02 7:30: Mendelssohn Octet. Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Elissa Lee, violin; Aaron Schwebel, violin; Barry Shiffman, violin; Hsin- Yu Huang, viola; and others. ●●Aug 03 4:00: reGENERATION: Chamber Music. Chamber musicians from the Toronto Summer Music Academy’s Chamber Music Institute; Barry Shiffman, Desmond Hoebig, Jennifer Frautschi, Hsin-Yun Huang, and others. ●●Aug 03 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Finale. Westben Concerts at The Barn Jun 2 to Aug 4 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford, ON 877-883-5777 www.westben.ca All concerts at The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford, except where noted. ●●Jun 01 2:00: From the Top! Donna Bennett, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Kim Dafoe, mezzo; Gabrielle Prata, mezzo; Mark DuBois, tenor; and others; Westben Choruses & Alumni. Also Jun 2. ●●Jun 09 2:00: Sounds of a Better World. Westben Youth, Teen, B Natural, Cookie Choruses; (Donna Bennett & Brian Finley, directors); Westben Community Bands (Nancy Elmhirst, director). ●●Jun 30 2:00: Viva Vivaldi! The Four Seasons & Gloria. Amy Hillis, violin; Westben Festival Orchestra & Chorus. 1:15: Pre-Concert Chat. ●●Aug 02 9:00: Westben Jazz Fringe. Also Aug 3 & 4. Various venues. July 4- 7, 2019 Victoria Park, London, Ontario Canada’s Premier Celebration of World Cultures 5 Stages ~ 225 Food, Craft & Visual Art Exhibitors 40 International & Canadian World Music & Jazz Groups For a complete list of performers and more information visit sunfest.on.ca thewholenote.com June | July | August 2019 | 59

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