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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT

COMPREHENSIVE CONCERT LISTINGS July 1toSeptember7, ~000 As always, we make every effort to ensure accuracy. But ... things happen (strikes, postponements, cancellations)! So, please, where possible use the phone numbers provided to call ahead. Also, please note: only the first performance of Music Theatre Listings is included in these Daily Listings. For a complete run, runs .already in. progress and detailed schedules, please see our Music Theatre listings, commencing on page 22. In addition to these core listings, we also include listings for: events just outside the GTA (see Further Afield, page 27); and events that take place in alternative venues (see Honourable Mention, page 28). To locate information on a specific presenter or venue you are interested in, refer to our Index of Presenters and Venues on page 29. Readers discerning errors and omissions in these listings should bring them to the attention of listings edit.or Simone Desilets at fax #926-7539·or by e-mail to info@thewholenote.com. Corrections and updates brought to our attention will be posted on our website at www.thewholenote.com. • Saturday July 01 Yonge St. 762·8648. . •• 7:00: ~el Lastman Square/Scotiabank. •• 12:00 noo~: Nathan Phillips Square/ · Canada Oay Celebration Concert. Latin, blues, Scotiabank. Canada Oay Celebration Concert. swing, Acadian traditional & step-dancing. Daniel Rubinoff, saxophone; Jani Lauzon, Oscar Lopez, guitar; Rockin' Highliners; aboriginal singer; Pierre Schryer Band. 100 Barachois. 5100 Yonge St 395-7350. Free. Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. •• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.A •• 2:00-11 :OOpm: Harbourfront Centre. Musical Trip Across Canada. Ridout: fall Fair; Four Ways to the Future. New works Copland: Hoedown & other music. Elmer lseler celebrating Canada Day by Janke, Khan, Singers; Boris Brott, conductor. Centre Island. · Schroer, Bidini & the Rheostatics. Daniel 598-3375. PWYC (suggested donation: $10 Janke & Friends; Rheostatics; lrshad Khan adult, child). Ensemble; Oliver Schroer & Stewed Tomatoes. . Molson Place, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973· Sunday July 02 3000. Free. •., 6:00: Eleventh Latvian Song Festival in Canada .. Concert of Sacred Music. Works by Raminsh, Kenins & others for choir, orchestra & soloists. Yorkminster Park Church, 1585 s:.vu-1ii"',;.sT Jl .e A~~s · · · CA N A o' jo.;'._,,,ta:Wrence Cherney.Artistic Director Present: • • 2:00: Fenelon Falls Museum. Old Songs for a New Millennium .. Salon concert of turn of ·the 20th century music, using the recently l restored 1867 Chickering piano. Marilyn csc·i~· radio ... :..94.~ ~~SJ.IH · "i .~ -O -~l !..9f'! . O.! l>UT " . \, Thursda ef# Barbar Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 front St. W., Toro Stroud, soprano; Don Deathe, piano; Randall Speller, historian. 905-542-7400 ext.5274. 'Donations accepted for the Museum. •• 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Cello duos. Blair Lofgren & Trevor Fitzpatrick, celloS. 475 Queens Quay West. 338·0338. Free. •• 3:00: University of Toronto. Soldiers' Tower Carillon Recital Suzanne Magassy, carillonneur. The lawn, Hart House Circle. 978· 2452. Free. •• 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. Sunday Serenade: Freeflight The Big Band. 22· piece jazz orchestra. 51 OQ Yonge St. 395· 7350. Free. Monday July 03 •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Mus~c Monday Concert: Rags and Riches for two guitars. William Beauvais and Ed Hoad. 10 Trinity Square. 598-4521. Suggested donation: -. • • 3:00: El.eventh Latvian Song Festival in Canada. Festival Choral Concert. Works by 22 composers. 300-voice choir & organ. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 762-8648. · . •• 7:00: Music at Metropolitan. Cafl71on Recital Suzanne Magassy, carillonneur. 56 Queen St. East. 363.·0331. Free. •• 8:00: Tacit Media. Primadonna's First Farewell Tour.Irreverent & satirical look at the opera 'world & whether being a Canadian Diva is really a contradiction in terms. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano-comedienne; Peter Tiefenbach, plano; Tom Diamond, director. Canadian Stage Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 368·3110. ,. For complete run see Mus!c Theatre listings. · · Tuesday July 04 • • 11 :OOam & 2:00: Cliffhanger ·Produc· tions. The Fool's Whistle. Based on Romani . (Gypsy) stories from Eastern Europe. Live traditional music. Guild Inn Gardens, 201 Guildwood Parkway. 264-4081. 'donation requested. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. •• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tribute to the U.S.A. Bernstein: Suite from West Side Story; Gershwin: Strike Up the Band; Copland: Rodeo (selections) & other music. Boris Brott, conductor. Centre Island. 598-3375. PWYC (suggested donation: $10 adult, $Schild). • • 8:00: Weston Silver Band. Conie listen to the Band. Ron Clayson, music director. Little Park Bandshell, Little Ave. & Weston Rd. Robert Sund, Conduaor Choirs will come from Wellington, New Zealand; Hafnarfjordur, lceland;Velenje, Slovenia; Valencia, Spain; Portadown, Northern Ireland; St. John's, Newfoundland; plus the Ottawa . Regional Youth Choir and the Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir 292-4646. Free. Wednesday July 05 • • 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Takadja. Traditional West African music & acrobatic dance. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. •• 2:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Musical Favourites: Family Concert. Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King; Copland: Fanfare for the C~mmon Man; Sousa: Stars & Stripes; excerpts from Star Wars & other · music. Boris Brott,'conductor. Centre Island. 598-3375. PWYC (suggested donation: $10 adult, child). •• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Flavours of America & Spain. Bernstein: Suite fr_om West Side Story; Chabrier: Espana; Ravel: 'Bolero & other music. Boris Brott, conductor. Centre Island. 598-3375. PWYC· !suggested donation: $10 adult, $Schild). Thursday July 06 • • 7:30: Thornhill Community Band. Band gazebo, Mill Pond Park, Trench & Mill Pond, Richmond Hill. 416-223-7152. Free. •* 8:00: Jane Mallett Theatre. Stan Rogers ·A Matter of Heart. Diane Stapley, director. 27 Front St. East. 872-2222. (previ~w). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. · lnternationa/Youth Choirs Unite. Program of popular & recent works by Canadian & · international composers. Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir; Holy Heart of Mary Chamber Choir (Newfoundland); choirs from New Zealand, Iceland, Spain, Slovenia, Albania, Estonia & Ireland; Robert Sund, conductor . . Barbara Frum Atrium, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555.,S l S(st/sr), group rates. Friday July 07 • • 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Taj Mahal with Keb' Mo'. Blues-roots. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. (advance). •• 8:30: Shoppers Drug Mart. Toronto Street Festival Opening Concert. Kim Stockwood, Faith Chorale, J. Gaines & the Soul Attorneys & other performers. Intersection of Yonge & Eglinton. 338-0338. , Free. (for other events see Etcfile paQe 34) Saturday July 08 Hundreds of young choristers from around the world share the stage in a program of popl.!lar and recent works. Tickets:. (students & srs ) Y PACK: ets for Broadcast Partner.~ cac• radi~ ,1)4.t Robert Sund In coopmtion with Arts Bureau for the Continents Festivals Inc. and "Choral Concert" on est Radio Two Program and artists are subject to change

•• 2:00: Music Africa. AfroFest in the Park. Performers include: Culture Force (Nigerian Alrobeat), Lempani & Friends, Sibongile Nene, & others. Queen's Park, 100 Queen St. West. 469·5336. Free. , •• 3:00: Scarborough Philharmonic Summer Symphony Series. fine Kleine K/ezmermuzik. Guests: Hot Latke·s Klezmer Band; Jerome D. Summers, music director. M_etro Hall. !261-0380. Free: • • 7:30: Canadian Music Competitions. Bala Concert. National final winners with orchestra. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 205-5555. . (For schedule & info, see Etcetera File page 34.) * • .8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano. 130 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-815· 2021. .99. Sunday July 09 ** 1 :00: Music Africa. AfroFest in the Park. Performers include: Amampondo; Radio Nomad (Sudan/Canada), &.others. Queen's Park, 100 Queen St. W. 469-5336. Free. • • 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Music for string quartet by Brahms & Haydn. 475 Queens Quay W. 338-0338. Free. . •• 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. Academy of Arts, 36 Greenfield Ave. \)51- Sunday Serenade: Mantini Sisters. 5100 870-8000. . ' 6465. . Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. * • 1 :30: Finn Grand Fest 2000. Faartti. •• 1 :30: McMichael Volunteers/CAMMAC. Finnish, Finnish-Swedish .& Karelian dances Canadian Chamber Academy String Ouartet. Monday July 10 performed by 25 dancers & musicians. McMichael.Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Cardinal Carter AFademy of Arts, 36 lslingtim Ave., Kleinburg. 905-893-1121. Free. •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Greenfield Ave. 651-6465. . •• 1:30: Spadina Historic House and Music Monday Concert: Arias and Lieder. •• 4:00: Finn Grand Fest 2000. Jukka Gardens. Music in the Orchard. Double wind Andrea Gerhardt, soprano; Paul Jenkins, . Kuoppamaki, singer/songwriter/musician. quintet. 285 Spadina Rd. 392-6910. Free. k b d 10 T · 't S 598 4521 Guest·. Ta1'ka f(,ua'{J,'Pamaki. Minkler Auditorium, •• 2:00: Mississauga Big Band Jazz ey oar · nm Y quare. · · Ensemble.MenzaMeetsMississat.ga. SeeJuly15. Suggested donation: -. Seneca College, 1750Finch St. E.491 -8877. . •• 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. •• 8:00: A Centu;y of Song· Broadway's •• 8:00: Finn Grand Fest 2000. Bala Sunday Serenade: Myllarit. Karelian Folk band Best! Evening of Braodway's best music. Symphony Concert. Sibelius: Finlandia; Violin from Petrozavodsk. 5100 y onge St. 395. Philip Douglas Kerr & Janet Martin, voice; ' Concerto in d; Karelie Suite; Rautavaara: Isle 7350. Free. Melody McShane, piano. Concert Hall, Royal of Bliss. Pietari lnkinen, violin; members of the ' • • 7:00: City of Mississauga/Maple Lodge . Farms. Free Sunset Concert Series. 725 Lakelront Promenade in Lakeview. 905-891 · 6347. Free. Wednesday July 12 •• 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Barrage. 9- • • • • • • • • • • • • • • .; • piece fiddle group. 100 Queen St. W. 395· • • The Scarborough Philharmonic presents • 7350. Free. . • •• 7:0,0: Etobicoke Community Concert • · ~ . •Band. TwilightConcertin·the-Park. Celtic jigs • ' ~ • & reels. Guest: Highland Fiddlebillies; John • Summer .Sympl~ • Edward Liddle; conductor. Applewood • ~~2c~.fF'- Homestead, 450lhe West Mall. 410-1570. ~--· · Free. Donations to Arts Etobicoke's : . : Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Fund. • W'H fft ••• 7:30: Weston Silver Band. Concert in the .• I . . • ~ ~MW · Park.RonClayson,musicdirector. Central · • .........._. • • 1.., Park Bandshell, Burlington. 292-4646. Free. • featuring Hot Latkes Klezmer Band • . Saturday 8 July 2000, 3:00 p.m. • Metro Hall Lawn (outdoor concert) • Jerome D. Summers, Music Director Ca ll 416-261-0380 for details Free Admission T ~ · ~ .. W 0•

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