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Volume 27 Issue 8 | July 1 - September 20, 2022

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Final print issue of Volume 27 (259th, count 'em!). You'll see us in print again mid-September. Inside: A seat at one table at April's "Mayors Lunch" TAF Awards; RCM's 6th edition "Celebration Series" of piano music -- more than ODWGs; Classical and beyond at two festivals; two lakeshore venues reborn; our summer "Green Pages" festival directory; record reviews, listening room and more. On stands Tuesday July 5 2022.

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Live or Live Streamed | July 1 to September 19, 2022 Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. Call 416- 571-3680 or visit www.organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering ($20 suggested). ● 2:00: Westben. ABBA Mia! The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. At the Barn: Jul 13, 14, 19, 20. On Willow Hill: Jul 22(7pm). All at 2pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:00: Collingwood Music Festival. KUNÉ Global Orchestra. First Presbyterian Church, 200 Maple St., Collingwood. Call 705-416-1317 or visit www.collingwoodfestival.com. . ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival/ Loose Tea Music Theatre. Zuleykha. Music and Libretto by Afarin Mansouri. Anne-Marie Ramos (Zuleykha), Tahirih Vejdani (The Maid); Padideh Ahrarnejad, tar/rubab/bass tar; Ali Massoudi, percussion; Saman Shahi, music director/piano; Alaina Viau, director. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408- 0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic. com. -. ● 8:00: Brantford Summer Music. Tomson Highway: Songs in the Key of Cree. Tomson Highway, playwright/storyteller/composer/ performer; Patricia Cano, vocals. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. Visit www.Facebook.com/ BrantfordSummerMusic or www.Sanderson- Centre.ca. . Thursday July 14 ● 2:00: Westben. ABBA Mia! See Jul 13. ● 7:00: Collingwood Music Festival. A Fantasy of Spirituals, Partsongs and Folk Songs. Nathaniel Dett Chorale. First Presbyterian Church, 200 Maple St., Collingwood. Call 705-416-1317 or visit www.collingwoodfestival.com. . ● 7:00: Elora Festival. Baltic Voices. Choral music from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The Elora Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Fergus), 760 St. David St. N., Fergus. Call 519-846-0331. ; (st). ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Kongero Folk’Appella. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www. in concert harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden/. Free. ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. Cinderella. In Italian with English Surtitles. Rossini: La Cenerentola. Lizzy Hoyt (Cinderella); Jordan Costa (Prince Ramiro); Geoffrey Schellenberg (Dandini); Maxime Martin-Vo (Don Magnifico); Cesar Bello (Alidoro); and other soloists; National Academy Orchestra; Enrico Castiglione, stage director. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. Visit www.brottmusic.com or call 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st); (under 12). DOVER QUARTET July 14 tosummermusic.com ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Dover Quartet. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 8:00: Canadian Stage. Dream in High Park Music Festival: Dan Mangan with Barzin. High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor St. W. Visit www.my.canadianstage.com. . Friday July 15 ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. july 20 th 8 PM at 268 Augusta Ave. Toronto in advance $20 at the door tickets: revelree.ca/event/july20 Amai Kuda et les Bois. Afro-soul combo of folk, roots, desert blues and African continental music. Calvary Baptist Church (Midland), 598 King St., Midland. Visit www. brooksidemusic.com. Free. Outdoor concert. ● 7:00: Collingwood Music Festival. Finale: The Trout. Rolston String Quartet; Marta Potulska, viola; Daniel Vnukowski, piano. First Presbyterian Church, 200 Maple St., Collingwood. Call 705-416-1317 or visit www.collingwoodfestival.com. . ● 7:00: Westben. William Prince. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 7:30: Elora Festival. Canadian Brass. The Elora Singers. Gambrel Barn Elora, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. Call 19-846- 0331. -; (rush). Available Jul 15 at 12 noon). ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. The Von Meck Letters. Kathleen Kajioka, reader/ host; Jonathan Crow, violin; Emmanuelle Bergeron, cello; John Novacek, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408- 0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic. com. -. ● 8:00: Music Gallery. Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp. Sam Shalabi. Music Gallery at 918 Bathurst, 918 Bathurst St. www.musicgallery.org/events/orchestretpmd. -. Saturday July 16 We welcome all listeners. xeniaconcerts.com ● 11:00am: Xenia Concerts/National AccessArts Centre. sound.colLAB. Rolston String Quartet; Adam Scime, electronics. Meridian Hall, 1 Front St. E. Visit www.xeniaconcerts. com/upcoming-events or call 416-927-1555. Free. A deposit is required for the in-person concert, which will be returned upon arrival at the event. Also on Zoom at 2pm. ● 7:00: Something Else! Festival. Numinosity Trio. David Mott, baritone saxophone; Justin Gray, basses. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www. somethingelsefestival.com. $20-(door); $20-(adv). ● 7:00: Westben. Eve Parker Finley. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 7:30: Brantford Summer Music. Toronto Mass Choir. Karen Burke, choral director. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. Visit www.Facebook.com/BrantfordSummerMusic or www. SandersonCentre.ca. . ● 7:30: Elora Festival. Kaleidoscope. Autorickshaw. Gambrel Barn Elora, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. Call 519-846- 0331. -; (rush). Available Jul 16 at 12 noon. ● 7:30: North Wind Concerts. Encircling the World: Flutes II. An evening of solo and group music making, commentary and discussion, and interaction with the audience. Jin Cho, daegeum; Debbie Danbrook, shakuhachi; Rene Meshake, pipigwan; Andrew Timar, suling. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. Call 416- 588-4301 or visit www.bemusednetwork. com/events/detail/966. PWYC. Suggested admission . ● 8:00: Something Else! Festival. Lina Allemano’s Ohrenschmaus. Lina Allemano, trumpet & composer; Dan Peter Sundland, electric bass; Michael Griener, drums. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www.somethingelsefestival.com. $20- (door); $20-(adv). ● 9:00: Something Else! Festival. Film Screening: Derek Bailey’s On the Edge - Improvisation in Music Series - Episode 4 - Nothin’ Premeditated. Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Visit www. somethingelsefestival.com. $20-(door); $20-(adv). Sunday July 17 ● 2:00: Westben. Canadian Brass. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 4:00: Elora Festival. Voice of the Weaver. Peter-Anthony Togni, composer; Mary Louise Martin, poet; Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet; The Elora Singers. Gambrel Barn Elora, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. Call 519-846- 0331. -. ● 4:00: New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA). Bodily Listening in Place. This World Listening Day online event showcases audio and audio-visual realizations made by Hearing and Deaf musicians for the text score Bodily Listening in Place. ASL and closed captioning included. Bodily Listening in Place is an instructional score to encourage Hearing and Deaf musicians to improvise in response to their environment. To access the score and for more details go to www.naisa.ca/ media-archive/sound-art-text-scores/bodily-listening-in-place. (optional). Online workshops on intersensory improvisation led by Ellen Waterman at 4 pm on June 19 and 26. ONLINE ● 7:30: Brantford Summer Music. Bryn Blackwood, Piano. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford. Visit www.Facebook.com/BrantfordSummer- Music or www.SandersonCentre.ca. . ● 8:00: Westben. Julian Taylor. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. Monday July 18 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. From Medieval Modes to Miles Davis. 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ass clarinet; Jeff Reilly, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. Call 416-598-4521 X223 or visit www.musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Kleztory. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www. torontosummermusic.com. -. Tuesday July 19 ● 2:00: Westben. ABBA Mia! See Jul 13. Also Jul 20. On Willow Hill: Jul 22(7pm). All at 2pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Tony Yike Yang, Piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Quartetto Gelato + TCO. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. Call 416-871-4275 or visit www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/sr); (under 30). Wednesday July 20 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Imre Olah, Organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. Call 416-571-3680 or visit www.organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering($20 suggested). ● 2:00: Westben. ABBA Mia! See Jul 13. On Willow Hill: Jul 22(7pm). All at 2pm unless otherwise noted. ● 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Twilight Summer Concerts. Guests: Etobicoke Woodwind Quintet. Applewood/Shaver House, 450 The West Mall, Etobicoke. Call 416-245-1983. Free. Rain or shine event. Also Jul 6. NOSKY & BAGAN: BAROQUE SPLENDOUR July 20 tosummermusic.com ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Nosky & Bagan: Baroque Splendour. Aisslinn Nosky, violin; Christopher Bagan, harpsichord. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. Thursday July 21 ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: The Plight of Small Wonders. Penderecki String Quartet. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. Visit www. harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden. Free. ● 7:00: Ballet Jörgen. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. Visit www.am.ticketmaster.com/tolive/balletjorgen-anneofgreengables-performances. -. Also Jul 22(7:30pm); 23(2pm & 7:30pm); 24(2pm). ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Chamber Music Concert. Bach: Sonata in g; Eric Robertson: The Rings; Zabel: La Source (The Fountain), harp solo, Op.23; Bernard Andrès: Narthex; Ibert: Entr’acte; and other works. Suzanne Shulman, flute; Erica Goodman, harp. Alliance Church, 829 Yonge St., Midland. Visit www.brooksidemusic.com. . ● 7:30: Stratford Summer Music. Opening Night Gala - Generations. Julie Nesrallah, Guy Few, Stéphane Tétreault, Marcus Nance, Emily Hamper; and others. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. Call 519-271- 2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. -5. ECHO CHAMBER TORONTO: POETRY IN MOTION July 21 tosummermusic.com ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Echo Chamber Toronto: Poetry in Motion. Music, poetry & dance. William Yong, choreographer. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 8:00: Hugh’s Room. Angelique Francis and Band. Eric Andersen, vocalist; Inge Andersen, poet; and Steve Addabbo. 3030 Dundas St. W. www.hughsroomlive.com. $27.27(in-person); .91(livestream). LIVE & LIVESTREAM. ● 9:00: Elora Festival. The Elora Singers at Twilight. Renaissance motets and modern masterpieces. The Elora Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. St. John’s Anglican Church, 36 Henderson St., Elora. Call 519-846-0331. ; (st). Friday July 22 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. Music Barge on the Avon River, 30 York Street Lower Level, Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. Free. Also at 2:30pm. ● 7:00: Westben. ABBA Mia! See Jul 13. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. ● 7:30: Ballet Jörgen. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®. See Jul 21. Also Jul 23(2pm & 7:30pm); 24(2pm). ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Brahms’ Muse. James Campbell, clarinet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 9:00: Stratford Summer Music. Friday Night Live at Revival House - Aaron Davis & Friends. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www. stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . Saturday July 23 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 2:00: Ballet Jörgen. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®. See Jul 21. Also Jul 23(7:30pm); 24(2pm). ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 7:00: Stratford Summer Music. Shane Cook & The Woodchippers. Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Rd., Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . ● 7:00: Westben. Natalie MacMaster. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 7:30: Ballet Jörgen. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®. See Jul 21. Also Jul 24(2pm). ● 7:30: Elora Festival. The Elora Singers Unplugged. Broadway favourites including Sondheim and other Broadway classics. Michael Cressman, artistic director; Ross Inglis, musical director; Members of The Elora Singers. Gambrel Barn Elora, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. Call 519-846- 0331. ; (st). Sunday July 24 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 2:00: Ballet Jörgen. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®. See Jul 21. ● 2:00: Westben. Karina Gauvin & Brian Finley. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Brian Finley, piano. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 3:00: Elora Festival. Sing-IN at Gambrel Barn. The Elora Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor. Gambrel Barn Elora, Corner of Country Rd. 7 and 21, Elora. Call 519-846-0331. ; (st). ● 3:00: Magisterra at the Museum/Museum London. Child Prodigies. Magisterra Academy Chamber Ensemble. Museum London, 421 Ridout St. N., London. Visit www.eventbrite.ca/e/magisterra-at-the-museumchild-prodigies-tickets-168952420237. ; (sr); (st with id); (young adult pass-30 and under); from (streamed tickets). All tickets must be purchased in advance. ● 3:00: Stratford Summer Music. Janina Fialkowska. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www. stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. -. ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: The Tuning of the World - Celebrating R. Murray Schafer. Rosebud Quartet. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/ summer-music-in-the-garden. Free. ● 7:30: Leith Summer Festival. French Music. Jonathan Crow, violin; Phillip Chiu, piano. Historic Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith. Visit www.roxytheatre.ca or call 519-371-2833. . ● 8:00: Westben. Around the Campfire: David Maracle. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. Call 877-883- 5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. Monday July 25 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Layers of Brass. Toronto Brass Quintet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. Call 416-598-4521 X223 or visit www.musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Two Canadians in Paris. Jonathan Crow, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. Tuesday July 26 ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Festival of the Sound Chamber Ensemble. Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano; Karl Stobbe, violin; Ryan Davis, viola; Cameron Crozman, cello. Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St., Midland. Visit www.brooksidemusic.com. . ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. New Orford String Quartet: The Americas. Marion Newman, mezzo; New Orford String Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. Wednesday July 27 ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Gryphon Trio with Marion Newman & Nordic Voices. Marion Newman, mezzo; Gryphon Trio. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Anonymous Lovers. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. Call 416-871-4275 or visit www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/sr); (under 30). Thursday July 28 ● 6:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Summer Under the Pavilion: Summer Serenade. Bradley Thachuk, conductor. St. George’s Pavilion, 6085 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls. Visit www.niagarasymphony.com. ; (3 concerts); free(16 and under). Beverages and light snacks available for purchase, free onsite parking. Fully accessible seating under the pavilion rain or shine. ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Castles in the Sand. Angela Schwarzkopf, harp; Kaili Maimets, flute. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. Visit www. harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden. Free. ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. New Theatre, New World. Valerie Tryon, piano; National thewholenote.com July 1 - September 20, 2022 | 35

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