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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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Fu~THER AFIELD, ·

Fu~THER AFIELD, · CONTINUED Douglass Wallop; music & lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross; directed & choreographed by Timothy French. Drayton, Ontario. 519· 638-5555. , lgroup rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. •• 2:00: St. Lawrence Stage Company. Jack's Giant Adventure. Family musical retelling the classic Jack & the Beanstalk legend. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1·877-342·7122. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. •• 8:DO: Concert Band of Cobourg. Concert , in the Park. Victoria Park, Cobourg. 905·372- 5481. Free. Wednesday July 26 •• 7:00: Gariaraska Youth Theatre. Annie. Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. ~ 12.50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Theatre on the Grand. Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave. By Maynard Collins. 244 St. Andrew St. West, Fergus. 519·787· 1981. , lgroup rates). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Thursday July 27 · **8:00: Kawartha Lakes Summer Playhouse. Into The Woods. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine. Academy Theatre, 2 Lindsay St. South, Lindsay.1705)324·9111: ,ist/sr). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Sunday July 30 **7:00: North York Concert Band. Music ranging from Broadway to jazz. classics to traditional band tunes. Jchn Edward Liddle, conductor. Couchiching Beach Park, Orillia. 416-394-2305. Free. Tuesday August 02 • * 02 8:00: Ganaraska Summer Stage. Rodgers & Hammerstein: Oklahoma!. Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. E., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. leve.), !mat.). For compJete run see Music °Theatre listings. Wednesday August 03 * * 8:00: Stirling Festival Theatre. Alan Lund's Swing. Big band extravaganza. Festival Theatre, Stirling.1613)395-2100. ,lst). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Wednesday August 10 * * 8:00: Theatre Collingwood. Some Enchanted Evening. An evening of song and dance. Music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Jean Vanier Catholic High School, 160 Collins Street, Collingwood. 1705)445·2200. ,$ 12.501youth). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. ' ' Saturday August 13 **2:00 & 8:00: Ganaraska Summer S'tage. Red Hot and Cole. Fundraising Gala, ·celebrating the music of Cole Porter. Concert HONOURABLE MENTION, Concerts in, non-traditional venues July 1: Classic Jazz Society.of Toronto: Savannah jazz Band. Traditional jazz. Colony Hotel, 89 Chestnut St. 870·8000. July 7 8:00: Classic Jazz Society of Toronto. Ragweed Jazz Band. York Central Hospital, 10 Trench, Richmond Hill. 416·487· 9357. Fundraiser for the YCH Auxiliary. July 12: Montreal Bistro. Tracey Wilkins & her little Big Band. *CANCELLED* Idler Pub. 255 Davenport Road. 962·0195. cover. Improviser's Series . ..:where musicians can feel free to explore whatever far place they desire. Performances in July: * 19:00: Gorden Allen, solo trumpet • 110:30pm: Tiny Bow and Arrow: 'Alfons Fear, trumpet; Grahame Mcintyre,_ guitar/ effects •a 9:00: Aldan Closs •a 10:30: Two lovers.: Brody West, alto sax; Dave Clark, drums/percussion • 15 9:00: Out of Order: Marcel Aucoin, keyboard; Geordie Haley, guitar; Scott Marshall, tenor sax/clarinet; Wes Neal, acoustic bass; Alex Porter, drums & other performers • 15 10:30: Oan Goldman, guitar; Kevin Brow, percussion; Rob Pillonen, flute ·2~ 9:00: Sageev Oare Ensemble • 22 10:30: llios Steryannis, percussion; Chris Gartner, bass; Michael Keith, guitar •29 9:00:Abstract: Maurey Coles; alto sax; Coli~ Fisher, guitar/alto sax; Jason Hammer, bass; Justin Rabello, drums/percussion • 29 10:30: Mark Hundevad, drums/vibis: guest: Sabeer Mateen, multi· winds JVC Jazz Festival. To July 2. Concerts & performances in various venues including: Top o'The Senator, 249 Victoria; Montreal Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. E., Cobourg. 905·372-2210. laft.), leve.). Monday-August 15 ·: 8:00: Huron Country Playhouse. Crazy for You. Music & lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin, book by Ken Ludwig. 2km east of Grand Bend off County Rd 81 ~n Stephen B line. 800· 706-6665. $ 26.50, 1youth). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Friday August 18 * * 8:00: Northumberland Players. The War Show · "You'll Get Used-To It. "Musical about the adventures of a group of Canadian soldiers in England & Europe. Victoria Hall Concert Hall, 55 King St. West, Cobourg. 905-372-2210. . Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity. For compl.ete run see Music Theatre listings. Saturday August 19 ** 8:00: Theatre Orangeville. You Must Remember This. Favourite hits from the big band/swing era. Starring Voices of Showtime. The Opera House. 87 Broadway, Orangeville. (519)942-3423. ,$10 (st). Sunday August 20 ** 2:00: Theatre Orangeville. You Must · Remember This. The Opera House, 87 Broadway. Orangeville. See August 19. * * 8:00: Georgian Theatre Festival. Gala Celebration Closing CorJcert: Climax Jazz Band. Traditional jazz. marches, rags. spirituals. . blues & popular songs. Meaford Opera House, Chestnut; Comfort Zone, 486 Spadina Ave.; Esplanade Bier Market, 56 The Esplanade; The Orbit Room, 580A College St.; Xango Restaruant & Mambo Lounge, 106 John St. Performers include: Joe Sealy Quartet; Julie Michels; John Alcorn Quintet; D1D. Jackson Group; George Shearing Trio; Doug Riley B3 12 Nelson St. East, Meaford. 1 ·888·541 · 4444. . ' 'Monday August 21 ** 8:00: St. Lawrence Stage Company. Silver Wings. Musical revue. Tribute in song to· Canada's veterans. Brockville Arts Centre, 235King St. West, Brockville. 1-877-342· 7122. ' ' Tuesday August 22 .* * 2:00: Tottenham Summer Theatre. Jim Parkers Family Concert. Tottenham Library Bldg., 18 Queen St. North., Tottenham. 1905)936-9836. $ 7. Wednesday August 23 • * 8:00: Showboat Festival Theatre. Blue Skies. By David Warrack. Music of Irving Berlin. 296 Fielden Ave, Port C.olborne. (preview). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Wednesday August 30 **8:00: St. Lawrence Stage Company. Midsummer. Directed by Adam Furfaro; musical direction by Steve Thomas. Musical adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1-877-342)122. ,[sr),(st). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. Quartet; Rita Di Ghent; Sandra Caldwell; Yvette Tollar. For more information call 928-2033 or visit www.torontojazz.com TOO LATE TO LIST Bistro,65Sherbourne; RexJazzBar, 194 Queen St. West; Silver Oollar, 484 Spadina . · . . . Ave. - Performers include: Jean Beaudet, piano; Susie' , • •July 1 11 :OOam to dusk: Canada Day Arioli Swing Band; Stanley Turrentine, tenor Celebration 2000. Colin James; Melanie sax; Oave Stryker, guitar, 0.0. Jackson, Doane, Maestro, Lazo & Bananas in Pyjamas. piano; Manuel Rocheman Trio; Oave McKenna, Downsview Park, Keele & Sheppard. 952· piano; Ed Dickert, guitar; Don Vickery, drums; 2227. Free. . George Shearing, piano; Reg Schwager, guitar; • •July 6. 12:20: Toronto Symphony · Neil Swainson, bass; Pat la Barbera Quartet; Orchestra. Hotdog Concert. Elmer lseler Freeflight; Rob Uffen Duo; Jazz Mechanics Singers; Boris Brott, conductor. Roy Thomson Freeway Jazz Band; Mighty Mo Rodgers. For Hall, 60 Simcoe. 872-4255. Free. more information call 351·1323. · • •Estonian Arts Centre. esto2000 Concerts. Concerts at Toronto Estonian Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant, 681 St. Clair House, Estonian Baptist Church, Toronto Ave. West. ·658-5687. cover. Mediterra- Centre for the Performing Arts & other nean cuisine and live music each night at 9: 15 venues. 416-259-9779. & Hl:30: Jy1x; •July· 28:30 & 9:45: lev~n lchkhatfian, *9 1 :30: Esto Talent: Young Performers. strings; Rick Lazar, percussion. * 10 9:30am: Med1~ation in Music. "1'0 11 :30am: Esto Talent: Young Rising Stard.ust Dinner Theatre. 89 Chestnut Stars. · Street. 872-1111. * 10 7:00: Performing Artists' Gala. *To July 8, Fridays & Saturdays: Bandstand! '"11 11 :OOam: Poetry and Music. ·Salute to Sinatra.& the Kings of Swing. • 11 :1:30: Happening. Armas Maisie, piano. Musical review starring Rick Sonata, singer· "11 3:30: Acoustic Graffiti. entertainer; Robin Lea, vocals; Stardust * 11 7:00: Tallinn Boys Choir. Dancers; Galaxy Orchestra. .50to .50. * 12 9:30am: Meditation in Music. • 12 ~ 1 :OOam: Esto Talent: Young Rising Toronto D.owntown Jazz Society presents Stars. du Maurie( Downtown Jazz 2000. To July 2. * 12 3:00: Armas Maiste Jazz Ensemble. Concerts & performances in various venues * 13 9:30am: Meditation in Music. including: * 13 11 :OOam: Estonian Composers: Tribute Montreal Bistro, 6.5 Sherbourne; Silver Dollar, to Udo Kasemets. 484 Spadina Ave.; Toronto Colony Hotel, 89 * 13 2:30: lullabies for Husbands. * 13 7:00: Evening of Ancient Folklore. * 14 9:30am: MedHation in Music. * 14 12:30: Esto Talent: Northern 'Stars. * •July 14 8:00: Performing Arts Lodges of Canada. Benefit Concert. Rob McConnell Trio. 110 The Esplanade. 777-9674. . • •July 15 8:00: Parasol Jazz, Jazz It Up. Nicholas Brancker, Arturo Tappin & Eddie Bullen, performers. Leah Posluns Theatre, · 4588 Bathurst St. 699·7153. 1advance),1door). * *August 12 8:00: Performing Arts Lodges of Canada. Benefit Concert. Maureen Forrester, voice. 110 The Esplanade. 777- 9674. . . • *Niagara International Chamber Music Festival. Concerts take place in Niagara-on· the-Lake, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls & Welland. 1·877-687-337.8. www.chamberconcerts.com Jy1x; ' *27 5:00: Gala Opening. • 29 3:00: Young Stars in Performance. *31 7:30: Michael Kim, piano, in Recital August: . *2 7:30: Sonata Evening. •3 7:30: Evening with Bohemian Composers. *4 7:00: Elegiaque Evening. *5 3:00: Young Stars in Performance .. • 5 7:30: Chamber Music. *6 7:30:ChamberMusic. *7 7:30: Wine & Music.

*8 7:30: Piano Extravaganza: Pieces for . 1,2,3,4,5 & 6 Hands. *9 7:00: Chamber Music. * 10 3:00: Young Stars in Performance. *11 7:30: Dances, Dreams, Desires ... . * 13 12:30: Young Stars in Performance. * 13 7:30: RecitalSeries: Dinna Yaffe, piano. * 14 7:30: Cello Bacchanalia. * 15 7:30: Trio Nobilis. * 16 7:30: Recital Series: Michael Vaiman, violin. * 17 7:30: Evening With Brahms. * 18 7:30: Schubertabend. *19 3:00: YoungStarS"it!Performance. * 19 7:00: French Masterpieces. *20 7:30: Chamber Music. • 21 3:00: "Young Stars in Performance. *21 7:30: Suren Bagratuni, cello, in Recital . . *22 7:30: Chamber Music. • 23 7:30: Final Gala Celebration. • 26 12:30: Post· Festival Concert. • *September 6 8:00: Molson Amphithea· tre. Gypsy Kings. Ontario Place. 870-8000. .50-.50. HOT SUMMER, .COOL MUSIC CONTINUEDFROMPAGE 11 SUMMER FESTIVALS: INDEX OF PRESENTERS AND VENUES Please note. Numbers refer to dates not WholeNote page numb~rs. ''A" before a number signifies August; "S" is Septembf!r. Academy Theatre, Lindsay (fa) 13, 27 Alex Christie Bandshell at Kew 29, 30 Altamira Investment Services Inc a22-a24 Alumnae Theat 1 re 21 Ann Tindal Stage a 12, a 13 Applewood Homestead 12, 26 Barbara Frum Atrium 6 Bluma Appel Theatre 23 Brockville" Arts Centre (fa) 6, 25, a21, a30 CAM MAC 16, a20 Canadian Music Competitions 8 Canadian Opera Company a22·a24 Canadian Stage Theatre 3 Capitol Theatre, Port Hope (fa) 19 Cardinal Carter Academy of Arts 14· 16 Centennial Centre 15 Central Park Bandshell, Burlington 12 Church of the Holy Trinity 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, al, a14, a21, a28, s4 City Centre Musical Productions a 11 City of Missis~auga 11, 18, 25, aB, a 15, a22 Civic Light Opera Company 23 Cliffhanger Productions 4 Concert Band of Cobourg (fa) 4, 11, 18, 25 Concert Hall (Cobourg) (fa) 26, a2, a 13, a 18 Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music 10 Couchiching Beach Park, Orillia (fa) 30 David Heap 23 · Dewi Sant Welsh United Church 15 Drayton Festival Theatre (fa) 25 Eleventh Latvian Song Festival in Canada 1, 3 Etobicoke Community Concert Band 12, 26 Fairview Libr~ry Theatre 23 . Fenelon Falls Museum (fa) 2 Finn Grand Fest 2000 13-16 · Ganaraska Summer Stage (fa) a2, a 13 Ganaraska Youth Theatre (fa) 26 George Weston Recital Hall 14, 15 Georgian Theatre Festival (fa) a20 . Glenn Gould Studio 8, a.1 Great Canadian Town Band Festival (fa) 1 Guild Inn Gardens 4 Har~ourfront Centre 1, 7, a 1D·a13 Harbourfront Centre Stage a22, a23 Hart House Theatre 29 Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse a 11·a13 HOT (Historic Old Toronto) Fesiival 28·30 Hummingbird Centre 25, 31 Huron Country Playhouse (fa) 12, a 15 Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto a 1 Jackson's Point (fa) 20 Jane Mallett Theatre 6 , Jean Vanier Catholic HS, Collingwood (fa) a 10 Kawartha Lakes Summer Playhouse (fa) 13, 27 Little Park Bandshell 4, 18 Little Trinity Church 28 Maple Lodge Farms 11, 18, 25, a8, a 15, a22 McMichael Canadian Art Collection 16, a20 McMichael Volunteers 16, a2Q 1 Meadowvale Theatre 15, a 11 Meaford Opera House a20 Mel Lastman Square 1. 2, 9, 16, 23, 27, 30, a6, a13, a20, a27 Melody McShane 10 Metro Hall 8 Mill Pond Park 6 Millpond Centre (fa) 8, 22 Minkler Auditorium, Seneca College 13, 14 Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble 15, 16 Molson Amphitheatre, Ontario Place a 19 Molson Place, Harbourfront 1 Music Africa 8, 9 Music at Metropolitan 3, s2 Nathan Phillips Square 1, 5, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, a 1, a2, aB, a9, a 16, a23, a30 National Youth Orchestra 31 New Stages Summer Theatre (fa) 6 North York Concert Band 27, (fa) 30 Northumberland Players (fa) a 18 Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts 8, a 17 Ontario Gymanfa Ganu Association 15 Port Hope Festival Theatre (fa) 19 ProVOCE Studios 21 Que~n·s Park 8, 9 Red Barn Theatre (fa) 20 Roy Thomson Hall 3, a 14 Scarborough Philharmonic Summer Symphony Series 8, a27 . Scotiabank 1, 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30, a 1, a2, a6, aB, a9, a 13, a 16, a20, a23, a27, a30 Showboat Festival Theatr~ (fa) a23 Showplace, Peterborough (fa) 6 Soldiers' Tower Carillon 2, a27, s3 Soundstreams Canada 6 Spadina Historic House and Gardens 16 St. Andrew's-by-the-Lake Church 30 St. James' Cathedral 30 St. Lawrence Stage Co (fa) 6, 25, a21, a30 St. Luke's Anglican Church, Burlington 18 St. M~rtin·in·the·Fields 22, 31, a6 Stirling Festival Theatre (fa) a3 • Summer Opera Lyric Theatre a11·a13 Sunshine Festival Theatre Company (fa) 20 Sylvanus Gardens, Orono (fa) 1 Tacit Media 3 / The Opera House, Orangeville (fa) al 9, a20. Theatre Collingwood (fa) a 10 Theatre on the Grand (fa) 26 Theatre Orangeville .(fa) a 19, a20 Thornhill Community Band 6 • Toro.nto Centre for the Performing Arts 31 To.Music Garden 2, 9,23,30,a6,a 13,a20,a27 Toronto Street Festival 7 Toronto Symphony Orchestra 1, 4, 5 Toronto Zoo a27 Tottenham Summer Theatre (fa) 7, a22 12th Annual Beaches Int. Jazz Festival 29, 30 University of Toronto 2, a27, s3 Victoria Park, Cobourg (fa) 4, 11, 18, 25 Weston Silver Band 4, 12, 18 - Yorkminster Park Church 1 DavillWarrack is a Toronto musician who will be busy on the festival circuit this summer. He will be pelforming at the Gravenhurst Opera House July 5-8 with Jeff Hyslop and August 16-19 with Valerie Boyle, July 29 in the Kun. Weill Centenary concen of the HOT Music Festival at Toronto's Han House Theatre, on August 5 with Maureen Forrester at the Collingwood Summer Music f'.estival and from August 23 to September 3 at the Showboat Festival Theatre in Pon Co/borne. CONTENTS Brott Music Festival Elora Festival Festival Alexandria Festival of the Sound Grand Theatre, Kingston Gravenhurst Opera House Huntsville Festival of the,Arts Kincardine Summer Music Festival Markham Jazz Festival Ottawa Chamber Music Festival St. Lawrence Stage Company Shaw Festival Southern Ontario Chamber Music Institute Stratford .Festival , Thornhill Chamber Music Institute Thousand Islands Playhouse Vaughan Summer Concerts-in-the-Parks Westben Arts Festival Theatre

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