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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 Onegin by Tchaikovsky. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 5358 County Rd. 21, Haliburton. www.brownpapertickets.com/ event5319678. .50. Also Aug 27, 28(2pm), 29. With English subtitles. Friday August 26 ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Summertime in Midland. Jackie Richardson, vocals; Paul Novotny, bass; Robi Botos, piano. Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St., Midland. www.brooksidemusic.com/. . Saturday August 27 ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky. See Aug 25. Also Aug 28(2pm), 29. With English subtitles. Sunday August 28 ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Songs in Time of War. Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; PhoeNX Ensemble. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www. harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden/. Free. Monday August 29 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Unrequited Love: Piano Four-Hands. Emily Chiang, Megan Chang, piano. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or www. musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky. See Aug 25. With English subtitles. Monday September 5 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Lockdown Lullabies. Odin String Quartet. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or www. musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). Wednesday September 7 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Joshua Ehlebracht, Organ. All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or www.organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering($20 suggested). Friday September 9 ● 7:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Showman & Coole. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www.westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Saturday September 10 ● 10:00am: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Sounds in Nature Series - Spirit of the Forest. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www. westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). ● 2:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Sarah Harmer. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877- 883-5777 or www.westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Sunday September 11 ● 2:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Sunday Discoveries - Meet our Community - Chocolate Voices. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www.westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Limited availability. Tuesday September 13 ● 8:00: RBI/JAZZ-FM. An Evening with Pat Metheny. Side-Eye with James Francies & Joe Dyson. Meridian Hall, 1 Front St. E. www.meridianhall.com or 416-366-7723 or 1-800-708-6754 or boxoffice@tolive.com. .50-.50. Wednesday September 14 ● 12:30: ORGANIX Concerts. Adrian Ross, Organ. Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W. 416-571-3680 or www. organixconcerts.ca. Freewill offering($20 suggested). Friday September 16 ● 7:00: Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues. Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues Festival. Day 1 of a 3-day outdoor festival. Canadian Blues. Shane Cloutier Band, The Smoke Wagon Blues Band, and The Dave Murphy Band. 291 Main St., Wasaga Beach. www. wasagabeachblues.com or 705-352-0638. $20. ● 7:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Payne & Tizzard. The Campfire, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www. westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Saturday September 17 ● 10:00am: Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues. Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues Festival. Day 2 of a 3-day outdoor festival. Canadian Blues. Larry Kurtz & The Lawbreakers, Lisa Hutchinson, Fuel Junkie, LMT Connection, and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne. 291 Main St., Wasaga Beach. www.wasagabeachblues.com or 705-352-0638. $20. ● 10:00am: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Sounds in Nature Series - Birds, Breezes... and a Quartet. Desert Quill Quartet. Willow Hill Amphitheatre, 6698 County Road 30 N., Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www.westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Sunday September 18 ● 12:00am: Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues. Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues Festival. Day 3 of a 3-day outdoor festival. Canadian Blues. B&B Blues Band, Mike McCarthy Band, Mike Goudreau & The Boppin’ Blues Band, Soul Stew Featuring Michael Dunston, and The Blackburn Brothers. 291 Main St., Wasaga Beach. www.wasagabeachblues. com or 705-352-0638. $20. ● 2:00: Westben Open Air Fall Fest. Cardboard & Quill. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. 877-883-5777 or www. westben.ca. ; (sr); (youth under 18). Monday September 19 ● 7:30: TD Sunfest World Music & Jazz Series/Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. The Friel Sisters. Chaucer’s Pub, 122 Carling St., London. www.sunfest.on.ca. ; (adv). The ETCeteras | July 1 to September 19, 2022 ONLINE ON DEMAND & PODCASTS ● Arts@Home. A vibrant hub connecting Torontonians to arts and culture. Designed to strengthen personal and societal resilience through the arts. www.artsathome.ca. ● Canadian Opera Company. Bluebeard’s Castle (Digital Performance). Academy Award-nominated director Atom Egoyan returns to the Canadian Opera Company at the helm of an ambitious digital reimagining of Bela Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle. In this hybrid work, Atom Egoyan melds his acclaimed film Felicia’s Journey with the chilling one-act opera about an infamous recluse whose previous young wives have mysteriously disappeared. American bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen returns to the COC in the title role, and Canadian mezzo-soprano and Ensemble Studio graduate Krisztina Szabó stars as Judith, Bluebeard’s newest bride. Free with COC’s digital membership. Sign-up now at www.coc.ca/stream and visit www. coc.ca/Bluebeard for more information on how to watch, cast and creative team, and other Spring programming. Streaming now until Sep 24. ● Canadian Opera Company. Jane Archibald in Concert (Digital Performance). Renowned Canadian soprano Jane Archibald delivers a tour-de-force vocal performance in a program of sparkling coloratura arias—from George Frideric Handel to Leonard Bernstein. Archibald is joined for this performance by COC Music Director Johannes Debus conducting the COC Orchestra. For full details, including program information and how to watch, please visit www.coc.ca/Archibald. Free with COC’s digital membership. Sign-up now at www.coc.ca/stream. Streaming now until Aug 27. ● Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir. Choral Concerts. Available at www.youtube.com/ capellaregalis. ● Glenn Gould Foundation. Howard Shore: The Art of the Score. Howard Shore spoke with us about the four distinct careers he’s had over the past few decades–a member of pioneering Canadian jazz-rock fusion band Lighthouse, then the first Music Director at Saturday Night Live. This conversation covers it all, including his ascent of that musical Everest: the many hours of unforgettable orchestral and choral music created for The Lord of the Rings. Listen on our website at www.glenngould.com ● Kevin Barrett. Live from Lockdown. Kevin Barrett does a livestreamed set of solo guitar tunes, coming directly from his Lockdown studio. Tune in to Kevin’s Facebook page on Friday at 4pm at www.facebook.com/kevin. barrett.165470. ● Off Centre Music Salon. Shostakovich 24 Preludes, a Bechstein Piano and Boris: Telling Life Stories. Shostakovich: 24 Preludes. Boris Zarankin, piano; Julia Zarankin, host. Visit www.offcentremusic.com/shostakovich- 24-preludes. . Available until June 30. LIVE REHEARSAL OPPORTUNITIES ● Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Full rehearsals every Wednesday night at 7:30pm. 309 Horner Ave. Open to all who are looking for a great band to join. Text Rob Hunter at 416-878-1730. ONGOING EVENTS ● Mix 669. Beyond the B-side: Open Mic @ The Mix 669. Adam Golding, host. 669 College St. 647-909-2109. cover. Weekly on Wed at 7pm. ONLINE GROUPS ● Recollectiv: A unique musical online meeting group made up of people affected by memory challenges caused by illness (such as dementia) or brain injury (stroke, PTSD, etc.) and their care partners. Participation is free with pre-registration. Email info@recollectiv.ca for meeting times, information and registration. WHOLENOTE EVENT LISTINGS listings@thewholenote.com Print edition deadline to submit a listing Tuesday September 6 for the September 20 print edition are always free of charge. are searchable thewholenote.com/just-ask Online listings are updatable by 6pm every Tuesday for weekend posting Register for weekly listings updates, direct to your email thewholenote.com/newsletter 38 | July 1 - September 20, 2022 thewholenote.com

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