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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.

TS Firebird (1945

TS Firebird (1945 revision). Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Also Jun 29, 30(3pm). Postconcert chat with Gustavo Gimeno and Matthew Loden. Saturday June 29 ●●6:00: Terry Cade. Terry Cade Quartet. Burdock Music Hall, 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546- 4033. TBD. ●●7:30: Long Reach Opera Workshop. Le nozze di Figaro. Music by Mozart, libretto by Da Ponte. GenerWu, baritone (Figaro); Jeffrey Smith, bass (Basilio); and undergraduate and Masters students from UofT, Western, Dalhousie, McGill, Mount Allison, and other institutions. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. ticketscene.ca/series/716. ; (sr/ A. Concerts in the GTA Toronto Symphony Orchestra July 1 - Jason Wilson Band July 8 - Interro Quartet July 15 - Odin Quartet July 22 - Journey from China to Iran July 29 - Lightstone Katz Duo www.musicmondays.ca st/culture works); free(LROW alumni). Also Jun 26, 27, 28. ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gustavo Gimeno Conducts The Firebird. Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 “Classical”; Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1945 revision). Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 8. Also Jun 30(3pm). Post-concert chat with Gustavo Gimeno and Matthew Loden. ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Iron and Steel. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber; André Mathieu: Piano Concerto No.4; Prokofiev: Symphony No.2 Op.40. Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano; Jiří Petrdlík, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 905-604-8339. -. 7:15pm pre-concert recital; 7:30pm pre-concert talk; intermission discussion with Christina Petrowska Quilico. ●●8:00: TO Live. Youn Sun Nah. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. 1-855-985-2787. -. Sunday June 30 ●●2:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble. Jazz at the Legion. Port Credit Legion, 35 Front St. N., Port Credit. 905-270-4757. PWYC. ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gustavo Gimeno Conducts The Firebird. Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 “Classical”; Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1945 revision). Jonathan Crow, violin; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75- 8. Also Jun 28 & 29(both at 7:30pm). Post-concert chat with Gustavo Gimeno and Matthew Loden. ●●4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Four Seasons, Four Viols: Vivaldi’s Quattro Stagioni Revisited. Les Voix Humaines, viol quartet. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com/summermusic. Free. Monday July 1 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Jason Wilson’s Sumach Roots. Jason Wilson Band. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. PWYC. Suggested donation . ●●8:00: Kindred Spirits Orchestra. Unionville Canada Day Celebration. Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen Op.117; J. Strauss: Radetzky March; Ravel: Boléro; Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1; Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre; Tchaikovsky: The Year 1812, solemn overture, Op.49. Alexander Gangurean, violin; Michael Berec, conductor. Unionville Millennium Bandstand, 143 Main St., Unionville. 905-604-8339. Free. Wednesday July 3 ●●12:00 noon: Small World - Summer Lunch. Anwar Khurshid. Union Summer Stage, 65 Front St. W. 416-536-5439. Free. ●●7:30: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Summer Concerts in the Park. Applewood/ The Shaver House, 450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free. Also Jun 19, Jul 17. Thursday July 4 ●●3:30: XV Latvian Festival of Song and Dance in Canada. Concert of Latvian Sacred Music. Works by Raminsh, Kenins, Ešenvalds, SACRED MUSIC JULY 4, 3:30PM TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH Purvs, Juris Kenins and others. Latvija State Choir; and others; Lauma Akmene, organ; Ilze Paegle, soprano; Maris Sirmais and Brigita Alks, conductors. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. songfesttickets.com. /. Festival runs Jul 4-7. ●●7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Tastes of Home: New Music for Traditional Chinese & Korean Instruments. Amely Zhou, erhu; Lipeng Wu, dizi; Roa Lee, gayageum, Evan Lamberton, cello. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com/summermusic. Free. Friday July 5 CONCERT OF LATVIAN ORCHESTRAL & CHAMBER MUSIC JULY 5, 4:00PM KOERNER HALL ●●4:00: XV Latvian Festival of Song and Dance in Canada. Concert of Latvian Orchestral and Chamber Music. Kenins: Scherzo concertante; Kalnins: Violin Concerto in f-sharp; Raminsh: Aria for violin and piano; Ritmanis: Overture to Light; and other works. Laura Zarina, violin; Arthur Ozolins, piano; Janis Laurs, cello; and others; members of COC orchestra; Maris Sirmais, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. /. Festival runs Jul 4-7. ●●7:30: XV Latvian Festival of Song and Dance in Canada. State Choir Latvija STATE CHOIR LATVIJA JULY 5, 7:30PM KOERNER HALL Canadian Concert Debut. Works by Raminsh, Kenins, Ešenvalds, Vasks, Tormiss and others. Maris Sirmais, conductor. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. /. Festival runs Jul 4-7. Saturday July 6 ●●3:00: MRG Concerts. The Strumbellas. Guests: Dan Mangan; Donovan Woods; Dizzy. Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. 905-926-6440 or eventbrite.ca. ; free(child under 10 accompanied by adult); 9.50(VIP package). MASS CHOIR CONCERT JULY 6, 3:00PM MATTAMY ATHLETIC CENTRE ●●3:00: XV Latvian Festival of Song and Dance in Canada. Mass Choir Concert. Works by Beloglazovs, G.J. Kenins, Pinsonneault, Purvs, T. Kenins and others. Mattamy Athletic Centre, 50 Carleton St. 416-408-0208 or songfesttickets.com. -. Festival runs Jul 4-7. Sunday July 7 ●●1:00: Opticianado. Sarah & Filthy Rich. Sarah Dishart and Filthy Rich serve sweet covers live at Opticianado until 4pm. 2919 Dundas St. W. 416-604-2020. Free. ●●4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Tea for Three. Cénacle. Toronto Music Garden, 66 | June | July | August 2019 thewholenote.com

479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com/summermusic. Free. ●●4:00: XV Latvian Festival of Song and Dance in Canada. Folk Dance Spectacle. Works by Beloglazovs, G.J. Kenins, Pinsonneault, Purvs, T. Kenins, and others. Raxtu Raxti folk ensemble; 300-voice festival choir; over 1000 Latvian folk dancers. Mattamy Athletic Centre, 50 Carleton St. 416-408-0208 or songfesttickets.com. -. Festival runs Jul 4-7. Monday July 8 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Unspoken Poetry. Haydn: Quartet in C Op.74; works written by female composers. Interro String Quartet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. PWYC. Suggested donation . Wednesday July 10 ●●12:00 noon: Small World - Summer Lunch. Baobá. Union Summer Stage, 65 Front St. W. 416-536-5439. Free. ●●12:30: Organix Concerts/All Saints Kingsway. Kingsway Organ Concert Series. Zoe Kai Wai Lei, organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or organixconcerts.ca. Free-will offering appreciated. ●●7:30: Nocturnes in the City. Clarinet Factory. Jazz group from Prague. Prague Restaurant at Masaryktown, 450 Scarborough Golf Club Rd. 416-481-7294. at the door. Thursday July 11 ●●7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Mistrāl: Songs from around the Mediterranean. Tamar Ilana; Ventanas Ensemble. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com/summermusic. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Opening Night: Beyond Borders. R. Strauss: Vier letze Lieder; Ravel: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Op.20; Mozart: Piano Sonata No.11 in A K331; Chopin: Ballade No.4 in f Op.52; works by Kreisler and others. Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano; Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Kerson Leong, violin; Steven Philcox, piano; New Orford String Quartet; Tom Allen, host. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Friday July 12 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Celebrating 10 Years. Haydn: String Quartet No.34 in D Op.20; Christos Hatzis: String Quartet No.5 “The Transforming” (world premiere); Beethoven: String Quartet No.9 in C Op.59 No.3. New Orford String Quartet. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Saturday July 13 ●●1:00: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(4pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●4:00: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(1pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(1pm, 4pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). Monday July 15 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. Chamber Music Concert. Works by Weber and Ravel. Marco Verza, clarinet; Odin String Quartet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA 10 th anniversary concert season Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8 pm CBC Glenn Gould Studio HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis MATHIEU Piano concerto No. 4 PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 2 Jiri Petrdlik Christina Petrowska Quilico conductor 416.645.9090 250 Front St. W Ticke tPro.ca Toronto Gleoa Go,ld Swdio pianist "° You be/0Y19. x223. PWYC. Suggested donation . ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Crossings: In the Footsteps of the Griot. Ablaye Cissoko, griot storyteller; Constantinople. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Tuesday July 16 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Griffey & Jones in Recital. Works by Dowland, Ives and Beach. Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Warren Jones, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Wednesday July 17 ●●12:00 noon: Small World - Summer Lunch. Fränder. Union Summer Stage, 65 Front St. W. 416-536-5439. Free. ●●7:30: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Summer Concerts in the Park. Applewood/ The Shaver House, 450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. 416-410-1570. Free. Also Jun 19, Jul 3. ●●7:30: Oshawa Civic Band. Stage & Screen. Mile: Music; Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera; R. and R. Sherman: Mary Poppins; and other works. Guests: Whitby Brass Band. R.S. McLaughlin Bandshell, 110 Simcoe St. S., Oshawa. info@oshawacivicband.ca. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Dover Quartet. Britten: String Quartet No.1 in D Op.25; Bartók: String Quartet No.3; Dvořák: String Quartet in F Op.96 “American”. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -. Thursday July 18 ●●7:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Passion and Solace: Early 20th Century Duos for Violin and Cello. Works by Kodály, Ravel, Glière. Andréa Tyniec, violin; Stéphane Tétreault, cello. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com/summermusic. Free. ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Voices Across the Atlantic. Monteverdi: Madrigals; Brahms: Vocal Quartets; Britten: “Still falls the rain” and “The Journey of the Magi”; Barber: Dover Beach. Toronto Summer Music Academy Vocal Fellows; Steven Philcox, harpsichord; Daniel Taylor, countertenor/conductor. Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W. 416- 408-0208. . Post-concert reception. VOICES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC July 18 at Church of the Redeemer Friday July 19 ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. Charles Richard-Hamelin. Rachmaninoff: Morceaux de fantaisie Op.3; Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat Op.22; Brahms: Piano Quartet No.1 in g Op.25. Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano; Members of the Dover Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Saturday July 20 ●●12:00 noon: BIG on Bloor Festival. Sonic Future Bloor. Keynes Woods, Selené, Jeff Burke, and others. Bloor Collegiate Institute, 1141 Bloor St. W. 416-801-5910. Free. ●●1:00: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(4pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●1:30: Oshawa Civic Band. Music in the Gardens. Bratton: Teddy Bear’s Picnic; Saint- Saëns: The Swan; Williams: Jurassic Park; and other works. Oshawa Museum, Henry House lawn, 1450 Simcoe St. S., Lakeview Park, Oshawa. info@oshawacivicband.ca. Free. ●●4:00: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(1pm, 7:30pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Summer Music. reGENER- ATION: 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. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416- 408-0208. -. Also Jul 13(1pm, 4pm), 20(1pm, 4pm, 7:30pm). Sunday July 21 ●●4:00: Summer Music in the Garden. Global Inspirations. Works by Reich, Wijeratne, and members of TorQ. TorQ Percussion Quartet. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com/summermusic. Free. Monday July 22 ●●12:15: Music Mondays. A Musical Journey Through China & Iran. Wendy Zhou, Chinese pipa; Padideh Ahrarnejad, Persian tar; Ali Massoudi, percusssion. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 x223. PWYC(suggested donation ). ●●7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. In Concert. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Op.63; Panufnik: Sinfonia Sacra; Mahler: Symphony No.5; Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello Op.102. Michael Francis, conductor. Maison Symphonique de Montreal, 1600 Saint-Urbain, Montreal. 514-842-2112. thewholenote.com June | July | August 2019 | 67

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