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Volume 3 Issue 10 - July/August 1998

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  • Festival
  • Ottawa
  • August
  • Toronto
  • Elora
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
  • Arts
  • Huntsville
  • Parry

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i ONCERT NOTES ~ July I August 1998 SUMMER IN THE CITY While our listings this month largely testify tq ap almost lemming-like musical exodus, all is not lost. The Musjc Mondays Chamber Music Series at the Church of the Holy Trinity, a series that runs oruy in the summer, has weekly noon hour concerts by rcoally fine musicians, throughout July and Augu_st. Similarly, the Summer Sundays at St. James' Cathedral is a thoughtfully designed series on Sunday afternoons, followed by the service of Evensong. For those who will enjoy hearing music in an atmosphere somewhere between cabaret and beach party, Harbourfront is the place to be every weekend this summer. At the time of writing Harbourfront had scheduled 189 performances involving a total of 739 musicians in its summer series, including the Arabian/Greek ensemble, Maza Meze, the Georgian/Balkan.ensemble, sami da. the First Nations peiformers, Spirit :Winds Native Dance Theatre, the Roumanian Gypsy group, Taraf de Haidouks, and Sarala Dandekar, which performs Odi-ssi, a North Indian classical musical tradition. The Harbourfront information hot line is 973-3000 or . Other summer series to investigate are Music In the Park at Dufferin Mall, Summer In the Park at Metropolitan United Church, Square In Motion(at Nathan Philips Square and Heritage Toronto's series at MacKenzie House. And for the adventurous, the Ken~ington Market Summer Festival (August 15 and .16) always offers an eclectic musical mix. JAZZ FESTIVALS The end of the Downtown Jazz Festival doesn't mean the end of jazz festivals in Toronto for another year. First, Bloor Street between Spadina and Bathurst will be closed July 5 from noon until 7pm for Festival on Bloor, for an afternoon of jazz on the street. For at least part of the time from Thurs. July 23 to Sat. July 25 Queen Street East from Woodbine to Beech will be closed for the Beaches Jazz Festival, which features some of the best jazz tal~nt around. (You won't find this one in the listings, because we just found out about it ourselves.) There is a Markham Jazz Festival on Friday & Saturday, Aug: 21, 22, in Markham and Unionville. For more information, phone 905-415-7516. CONCERTS OF QUALITY While musical activity in Toronto itself during July and August is negligible compared to the fall, winter and spring months, there is no diminution of quality in the few concerts that are being presented. The month gets off to a flying start with the Elmer Iseler Singers' concert July 1 a~ St. James' Cathedral, .and the Imilonji Ka~tu Choir of Soweto performing everything from traditional tribal dances to contemporary choral works at Massey Hall July 2. Jul'y 3 the big event of early July; the 45th National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) convention, gets under way at the Royal York Hotel, continuing until July 7th. (See Choral Happenings, page 8). ALso' oF NOTE •St. Martin-In-The-Fields will host two groups from England, .London's Bromley Youth Orchestra July 7 ·and Edinburgh's Merchiston Castle School Choir, July 15. • Marilyn Gilbert Artists Management will present distinguished Canadian pianist, Robert Silverman, playinghalf of the 32 Beethoven Sonatas· at the Glenn Gould Studio July 8,9,15,16. Mr. Silyermim will complete the epic cycle next summer. (You can also hear him play Beethoven in Elora on July 12.) •The TheatreFix Arts Festival, now in its second year, includes in its program two concerts, Duo Turgeon, July 20, and the Kalais Trio, who promise "an eclectic mix of music spanning all eras" July 23. •The "Songs of the Hebrides" concerts' July 21,23 & 24 by Canadian expatriate, Veronica Jackson, who is on a fundraising tour for the Khanyisa Waldorf School for children with learning disabilities in South Africa will take place at the Toronto area's three Waldorf schools. She will be Concert Notes continue, page 6 'l ~~e buy dill of your Clil~~fl&ffil [bfJJs {Vinyl !} · 1,( . ,. (like Beethoven, Mozart, Stockhausen) We travel anywhere for good collection MIKROKOSMOS Mail Order Company v (416) - 224 - 1956 Fax (416) - 224 - 29p4 Ask our free, monthly set-sale catalogue: More than 8V1X.fi@ ~ !1l.'fJfs 0 'll£I3!J3 every month Many audiophile Decca & EMI records (Sorry, mail or phone order only!) Effeaive agent liaison Professional career guidance "Goocl,business management frees artists to achieve their goals." stinction Successful grant preparation Experienced tour co-ordination • Sherri Keirstead, CMC · ph: 4 I 6-260-6090 fx: 416-260-6141 e-mail prodman@interlog.com 211-680 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON MSV 2Y9 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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