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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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•• 8:00: pro VOCE Studios. Excerpts from Mozart: Don Giovanni; Donizetti: Don Pasquale; Gounod: Faust; Floyd: Susannah; Menotti: The Medium. Musical direction by Mila Filatova; stage direction by Edward Franko, Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 960·0472. ,. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Saturday July 22 •• 7:30: St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Chamber Choir, Coombe Girls' School, London England. 151GlenlakeAve.767-7491. Free. Sunday July 23 •• 2:00 & 7:00: Civic Light Opera Company.,MGM Revue. Written & directed by Joe Cascone; Bryan Chamberlain, Bob Deutsch, David Haines, Carol Kugler, Lisa Malcolm & other performers. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 203·7839. ,.50. •• 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Classical music for flute & harp. Beth Rutledge, flute; Julia Seager, harp. 4 75 Queens Quay West. 338·0338. Free. **7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Sco~iabank. Sunday Serenade: Island Accent. Authentic Caribbean folk songs; calypso, reggae, salsa & latin. 5100Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. • • 8:00: David Heap. The last of the , Mohicans. Adapted from the n.ovel by James Fenimore. David Taylor, director; cast of 31 performers; 20-piece orchestra. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366-7723. .50 to . *POSTPONED* · ' Monday July 24 •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity.Music Monday Concert: The living Art of .1811. Colson Trio. 10 Trinity Square. 598-4521. Suggested donation: -. ' Tuesday July 25 • • 11 :OOam: Nathan Phillips Square/ ' Scotiabank. Toronto Kids' Tuesday: Jim Parker. Original songs & skits. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. •• 7:00: City of Mississauga/Maple Lodge Farms. Free Sunset Conceit Series. Se~ July 11. • • 8:.00: Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. Dancing on Dangerous Ground. Score by Seamus Egan, performed by Solas; starring Jean Butler & Colin Dunne. 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. *CANCELLED* Wednesday July 26 • • 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Squire/ Scotiaban.k. Soundsin th.e City: Muhtadi & Friends. Caribbean folk & calypso. 100 Queen . St. West. 395-7350. Free. •• 7:00: Etobicoke Community Concert Band. Twilight Concert in-the-Park. Guest: Steel Band ensemble; John Edward Liddle,, conductor. Applewood Homestead, 450 The West Mall. 410-1570. Free. Donations to Arts Etobicoke's Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Fund. Thursday July 27 •• 7:30: North York Concert Band. Music ranging from Broadway to jazz, classics to · traditional band tunes. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 394-2305. Free. Friday July 28 •• 8:00: HOT (Historic Old Toronto) Music Festival. The Ginger Group. Program of Canadian musical treasures, stories & poetry; Renee Bouthot, soprano; Kristine Anderson, mezzo; Lona Davis, piano. Little Trinity Church, 425 King St. East. 826-6639. ,. Saturday July 29 •• 12:00 noon-6:00: 12th Annual Beaches International Jazz Festival. Sisters Euclid; Kevin Breit & other performers; Bill King, Master of Ceremonies & musical director. Alex Christie Bandshell at Kew Gardens, Queen St. east between Woodbine & Beech. 698-2152. Free. •• 8:00:·HOT (Historic Old Toronto) Music · Festival. Kurt Wei/1100. Co.ncert celebration of the centenary of the composer's birth. Jeff 'Hyslop, Lisa Lindo, Judith Lander, David Dunbar, David Warrack, Marcus Nance·& other p~rformers. Hart House T~eatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 826-6639. ,. ·sunday July 30 • * 12:00 noon-6:00: 12th Annual Beaches• ·International Jazz Festival. Don Menza Octet; Sammy Noto; NOJO Jazz Orchestra &other performers; Bill King, Master of Ceremonies & musical director. Alex Christie Bandshell at Kew Gardens, Queen St. east between Woodbine & Beech. 698-2152. Free. •• 2:00: HOT (Historic Old Toronto) Music Festival. Chiaroscuro. All-Bach program to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Linda Melsted, baroque violin; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord. St. Andrew's-by-the-Lake Church, Centre Island. 826-6639. ,. • • 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Music for · flute & guitar. Angela Hammar, flute; Ken e V~~ it! e,IMHY{& 9a.t& A Celebration of Icelandic-Canadian musicians · writers, artists and film-makers 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2000 Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Broadcast Centre Tickets Adults; Seniors/Students 205-5555 Tues-Thu 11 - ~ Percy, guitar. 475 Queens Quay West. 338· 0338. Free . • • 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. Sunday Serenade:,Starlight Orchestra. Standards from the big band greats. 5100 Yonge St. 395· 7350. Free. ~· 8:00: HOT (Historic Old Toronto) Music Festival. Canadian Choral Evensong Service. Canadian liturgical music, anthems & congregational hymns; tributes to composers Lou Applebaum & Harry Somers. Elmer lseler Singers; Christopher Dawes, organ; Lydia Adams, conductor. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 826-6639. PWYC (sugges_ted donation $10). Monday July 31 •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: "Saints, Sinners, and the Rest of us Folks~ .. Sacred, Art & Folk Songs in English. ~ue Crowe Connolly, mezzo soprano; Becca Whit la, piano. 10 Trinity Square. 598· 4521. Suggested donation: -. • • 7:30: St. Martin-in-the-Fields. South End Girls' Choir, London England. Sacred & classical music. 151 Glen!ake Ave. 767-7491. Free. •• 8:00: Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. Barry Manilow's COPACABANA. Starring Gavin Macleod, Franc D' Ambrosio & others. 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. .50 to .50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:30: National Youth Orchestra. Respighi: Fountains of Rome; Morel; Antiphonie; Debussy: La Mer; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor. Toronto Centre forthe Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 870-8000. ,. Tuesday August 01 • • 11 :OOam: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Toronto Kids' Tuesday: Ballet Creole. Traditional African & Caribbean drumming & dance. 100 Queen St. West. 395- 7350. Free. •• 7:30: Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto. Vikings in Canada Gala. Anthems, Icelandic songs & rock-folk; storytelling; excerpts from film & displays of Icelandic heritage. Children's choir; Lindy, vocals; Icelandic writers, artists & others. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. ,. Wednesday August 02 • • 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Lazo. Roots reggae. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free, Sunday August 06 •• 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Dennis's Nemesis Horn Quartet: Neil Spaulding, James MacDonald, Ken MacDonald & Lisa Booth, horns. 475 Queens Quay West. 3~6-0338 . Free. .. • • 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. Sunday Serenade: Dominicanada. Merengue rhythms of the Dominican Republic; salsa & R&B. 5100 Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. •• 7:30: St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Southampton Youth Brass Band. Classical & pop musical selecti·ons. 151 Glenlake Ave:· 767-7491. Free. Monday August 07 • • 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Helena Bowkun, piano. Music by·Rachmaninov & Kuzmenko. 10 Trinity Square. 598-4521 . Suggested donation: -. Tuesday August 08 • • 11 :OOam: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Toronto Kids' Tuesday: The Smudge Fundaes. Music, song & dance. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. •• 7:00: City of Mississauga/Maple Lodge Farms. Free Sunset Concert Series. See July 11 . • Wednesday August 09 • • 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Square/ Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: lmbayakunas. Folkloric music from the Andes. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. Thursday August 10 • • 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Femi Kuti & The Positive Force. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. Friday August 11 • • 6:30: Harbourfront Centre. Ali Farka · Toure. Sounds of his African homeland. Opening: Afel Bocoum, singer-guitarist. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973- 4000. (advance). • • 8:00: City Centre Musical Productions. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The King and I. EJeanor Calbes, artistic director; Ryan de Souza, musical director. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821- 0090. ,. For complete run see Music Theatre listings, • • 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Bernstein: Candide. Opera Workshop production. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 922-2912. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Saturday August 12 • • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Tartit. Musicians from the Tuareg culture. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • • 5:30: Harbourfront Centre. Cordes en Folie. Breton music. Ann Tindal Stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000, Free. •• 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Summertime. Tribute to George Gershwin. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 922-2912. $?For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 9:30pm: Harbourfront Centre. Grupo Vocal Desandann. Folkloric & popular songs of Haiti. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. Sunday August 13 • • 1 :30: Harbourfront Centre. ·cordes en Folie. Breton music. Ann Tindal Stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • • 2:00: Harbourfront Centre. Tartit. Musicians from fhe Tuareg culture. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. ·

•• 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. ·Mozart: The Magic Flute. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 922· 2912. For complete iun see Music Theatre listings. 1 • • 3:00: Toronto Music Gard~n. Music for string quartet. 475 Queens Quay West. 338· 0338. Free. •• 3:30: Harbourfront Centre. Rizwan & Mu~zam Ali Khan. Qawwali singers from Pakistan. Concert stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free. •• 7:30: Mel Lastman SquarelScotiabank. Sunday Serenad~: Sophisticated Swing. Tunes from the '40s through to the '90s.• 5100 Yonge St. 395-7350. Free. Monday August 14 •• 11 :OOam: Roy Thomson Hall. Royal Bank Seniors' Jubilee Concert. Variety show with singing, dancing, comedy & cabaret. Lobby entertainment 11 :OOam, auditorium entertainment 1 :OOpm. 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. . to (group rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. •• 12: 15: Church of the Holy. Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Gaspard de la Nuit. Paul Saturday ~ugust 19 • • 8:00: Molson Amphitheatre. Diana Krall Guest: Michael Brecker Quartet; 34-piece orchestra. Ontario Place. 870-8000. .50· .50. Sunday August 20 • • 1 :30: McMichael Volunteers/CAMMAC. Prism Bass Quartet. Favourites from baroque to Broadway, classical to contemporary. McMichael Capadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave., 'Kleinburg. 905-893-1121 . Free. • • 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Music for woodwind quintet. 475 Queens Quay West. 338-0338. Free. · •• 7:30: Mel Lastman Squarelscotiabank. Sunday Serenade: Hu Tsa Tsa. Klezmer music on clarinet, flute, mandolin, keyboard & bass. 5100 Yonge St. 395-7350. Free, Monday August 21 •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Contert: Paul Jessen, organ. . 10 Trinity Square. 598-4521. Suggested James Dwyer, dancer; Li Wang, piano. 10 donation: -. Trinity Square. 598-4521. Suggested donation: -. Tuesday August 22 Tuesday August 15 •• 7:00: City of MississaugalMaple Lodge Farms. free Sunset Concert Series. See July 11. Wednesday August 16 • • 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Squarel Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Parabolica. Afro-Brazilian samba; classic bossa nova; Brasilian popular music. 100 Queen St. West. 395· 7350. Free. Thursday August 17 • • 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Johannes linstead. 130 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-815·2021. .99. • • 7:00: City of MississaugalMaple Lodge Fa~ free Sunset Concert Series. See July 11. • • 8:00: Altamira Investment Service's lnclCanadiin Opera Company. Altamira "No-Load" Opera Concert. Evening of arias & overtures. Soloists; Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Richard Bradshaw, conductor. Harbourfront Centre Stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-3000. Free (donations accepted in support of children's charities). Wednesday August 23 · • ~ 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Squarel Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Mighty Popa. Blues, Cajun & African pop styles for guitar. 100 Queen St. West. 395. 7350. Free. • • 8:00: Altamira Investment Services Inc/Canadian Opera Company. Altamira "No-load" Opera Concert. Harbourfront Centre Stage, 235 Queens Ouay West.· See August 22. • • • • • Iii • • • • • • • • • • Thursday August 24 • The Scarborough Philharmonic presents • . . . : •• 8:00: Altamira Investment Services • lnclCanadian Opera Company. Altamira • .·No-load" Opera Concert. Harbourfront Centre Sum~rSyn~ • Stage, 235 Queens Quay West. See August • ~ - • 22. ' • : SCARBOROUGH : Sunday August 27 • PHILHARMONIC • . : GOES WILD~: **2:00:Sc~rboroughPhilharmonic • ~ · Su~mer Symphony Series. Scarborough •. "*-~,. • Philharmonic Goes Wild. Saint-Saens: Carnival • ._JUJ fl.g ..._ • of the Animals; other children's favourites. • Sunday 27 August 2000, 2:00 p.m. • Toronto ioa, Meadowvale Road. 261-0380. • Toronto Zoo (ou(door concert) • Free with admission to the Toronto Zoo: • Jerome D. Summers, Music Director • ,$10, (children4-14); children 3 & under ii Call 416-261-0380 for details • free. ' • • Free with z~o admission • •• 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. French • music I.or flute & harp. Beth Rutledge, flute; : : Julia Seager, harp. 475 Queens Quay West. • 338-0338. Free. ~ '.:."-'.".'.'.'.' '"' '.:':'.~ ".".'.'. '"" : •• 3:00:,University ofToronto. Soldiers' • • • l." 0 i1 ~ ~." 0 ii"Tii" it~" ii ~·0; " 1i •.• • Tower Carill~n Recital Todd fair, carillonneur. The lawn, Hart House Circle. 978-2452, Free. •• 7:30: Mel Lastman Square/Scotiabank. Sunday Serenade: Top Brass Orchestra. las Vegas style show. John Alcorn & Tracey Wilkins; vocals. 5100 Yonge St. 395· 7350. Free. · Monday August 28 •• 12:15: Church ofthaHoly Trinity: Musi~ Monday Concert: Michael Franklin and Jennifer franciscoi 10 Trinity Square. 598· 4521. Suggested donation: -. Wednesday August 30 •• 12:00 noon: Nathan Phillips Squarel Scotiabank. Sounds in the City: Maza Mezti. Greco"Arabic mix of traditional vocals, strings & percussion. 100 Queen St. West. 395-7350. Free. Saturday September 02 •• 12:00 noon: Music at Metropolitan. Carillon Recital Tin-Shi Tam, carillon & organ: 56 Queen St. East. 363-0331. Free. Sunday September 03 • • 3:00: University of Toronto. Soldiers' TowerCarillonRecital Dr. Tin·shiTam, carillonneur. The lawn, Hart House Circle. 978· . 2452. Free. Monday September 04 •• 12:15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Paul Jenkins, keyboard and Holly Cluett, soprano. 10 Trinity Square: 598· 4521. Suggested donation: - . . FURTHER. AFIELD (but within easy travelling distance of the GT Al: Saturday July 01· Tuesday July 11 •• 7:00: Great Canadian Town Band · •• 8:00: Concert Band of Cobourg. Concert Festival.Big Band Concert. Victorian to in the Park. Victoria Park, Cobourg. 905-372- . ragtime & swing. Sylvanus Gardens, Oron'o. 5481. Free. 905-983-9494. (weekend pass), children under 16 free.with adult accompaniment. Sunday July 02 • • 2:00: Fenelon Falls Museum. Old Songs for a New Millennium. Salon concert of turn of the 20th century music, using the re_ce.ntly restored 1867 Chickering piano. Marilyn Stroud, soprano; Don Deathe, piano; Randall Speller, historian. 905-542-7400 ext.5274. Donations accepted fort.he Museum. Tuesday J~ly 04 • • 8:00: Concert Band of Cobourg. Concert in the Park. Victoria Park, Cobourg. S05-3l2· 5481.Free. Thursday July 06 • • 2:00 & 8:00: New Stages Summer ·Theatre. The World Goes Round. By John Kander & Fred Ebb. Songs of the musicals Cabaret, Chicago, New York New York, Kiss Of The Spider Woman & others. Showplace, ~eorge St., Peterbqrough. 705·'742· 7469. ,. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. · •• 8:00: St. Lawrence Stage Company. Josep/I and the Amazing Technicolor Oreamcoat. By Andrew Lloyd.Webber·& Tim Rice; Adam Furfaro, director; Gilles Levac, musical director. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1-877 -342· 7122. ,(sr),(st). For complete run see . Music Theatre listings·. Friday July 07 •• 8 ~00: Tottenham Summer Theatre. Ed& Ed The fisherman!s Trap. Set in Newfound· land. Comedy with east coast music. Tottenham Library Bldg., 18 Queen Sr. North., Tottenham. 1905)936-9836. $ 7. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Saturday July 08 • • 8:00: Millpond Centre. Mark OuBpis, . Tenor. Opera through Broadway. Gloria Saarinen, piano. 106 Victoria Street West, Alliston. 705-435-3092. (advan.ce),(door). Wednesday July 12 • • 2:00 & 8:00: Huron Country Playhouse. forever Plaid. Written by Stuart Ross, musical arrangements by James Raitt. 2km east of · Grand Bend off County Rd 81 on Stephen B line. 800-706-6665. ,(youth). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Thursday Juiy 13 , • • 8:00: Kawartha Lakes Summer Playh~use. Suds. Book by Melinda Gibb, Steve Gunderson & Bryan Scott; musical & vocal arrangements by Steve Gunderson. Academy Theatre, 2 Lin.dsay St. South, Lindsay. (705)324'9111. ,(st/sr). For complete run see Music Theatre listings . . • Tuesday July 18 • • 8:00: Concert Band of Cobourg. Concert in the Park. Victoria Park, Cobourg. 905-372- 5481. Free. . Wednesday July 19 • • 8:00: Port Hope Festival Theatre. Discovering Elvis. By Marcia Kash. Musical about Elvis with Elvis songs. Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 800-434-5092. . For complete run see Music Theatre listings . Thursday July 20 •* 8:00: Red Barn Theatre. My fair lady . By Lerner & Loewe. Jackson's Point. 1 ·888· · 733-2276. , (group rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Sunshine Festival Theatre Company. Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore. David Savoy, director; Steve Thomas, music director. 17 A Mississaga St. West, Orillia. 705-326-8011.,. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Saturday July 22 • • 8:00: Millpond Centre. Nicolas Hernandez. 106 Victoria Street West, Alliston. 705-435 -,3092. (advance),(door): , Tuesday July 2.5 • • 2:00 & 8:00: Draytonfestival Theatre. Damn Yankees. Book by George Abbott &

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