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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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BROTT MUSIC FESTIVAL

BROTT MUSIC FESTIVAL Brott Music Festival. 9,05-525-7664 Venues: Chateau des Charmes Vineyard, St. David's, ON; du Maurier Ltd. Centre, 190 King William St., Hamilton; Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. Burlington; Aston/Holiday Inn Resort, Bracebridge; Oundurn ~astle, 610 York Bid, Hamilton; Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Toronto; Windermere House, Lake Rosseau; Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers . Lane, Hamilton; Ancaster Old Mill; 580 Old Dundas Rd, Ancaster; Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton .!Jili'.; · * 1 2:30: Brass in the Vineyard. * 12 8:00: Beethoven Marathon: Piano Concertos 2,3, & 4. Anton Kuerti, piano. * 13 8:00: Beethoven Marathon: Piano Concertos 1 &.5. Anton Kuerti, piano. * 16 2:30: Violins in the Vineyard. Academy C.hamber Players. *21 8:00: 1001 Nights: Shift & Sheherazade. Music by Buhr (commission) & Rimsky-Korsakov. · *23 8:00: High Tea. Music by. Milhaud, Tanner & Whelan. *25 7:30: The Sophia Diaries. Music of Lockett, Brauneis & Gagnon. Gema Zamprogna as Sophia M~cNab. · *29 8:00: Glorious Gershwin! Hershey Felder, piano; Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, narrator. *30 8:00: Glorious Gershwin! See July 29. f l6-(sr). August: •5 7:30: loons and Tunes. Stories, myths & music. • 6 3:00: Family Concert. *6 3:00: Trumpets & Crumpets! Music by Mussorgsky, Mouret & Vivaldi. · * 12 8:00: Musical Fireworks. Grieg: Piano Concerto; Holst: Planets Suite. Valerie Tryon, piano. * 13 3:00: High Tea & History. Beethoven chamber music. • 19 8:00: Beethoven's Ninth/ Bruckner: Te Deum; Glick: The Hour Has Come; Beethoven: 9th Symphony. i COLLINGWOOD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL With 5 concerts taking place at the Trinity United Church, 140 Maple St., Collingwood, the ·Collingwood Summer Music Festival , begins on July 16th, and runs through to August 6th. For more information, call 416-536-3240. .!Jili'.; *16 4:00: Anton Kuerti, pi~no. • 29 8:00: Guartetto Ge/a to. August: · · •2 8:00: Westminster Ensemble Flute & Harp Duo. •5 8:00: Maureen Forrester, contralto; David Warrack; piano. *6 8:00: Amiraliev Violin & Piano Duo. ELORA FESTIVAL The Elora Fesival celebrates its 21st a'.riniversary this year, ~ beginning on July 14, with a concert entitled "Opening Night ~ , The Three Conductors!" which. will feature music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven: and · Bruckner. Between then1 and August 6th, the festival will hold 35 eoncerts in 6 -:enues, in and around Elora. There is also the Festival Within a Festival, which_ features -chamber music at St. John's Church. For tickt;t information call 1-800-265-8977 Venues Gambrel Barn Elora Conservation Area, corner of County Roads 7 & 23'. Elora Quarry, outdoor venue on the road . between Elora & Fergus; St John's Church, Henderso.n-Street St. Mary's Church, Geddes Street; Elora Community Centre, David·Street; Drew House, Village of Elora .!Jili'.; ' * 14 8:00: Opening Night- The Three Conductors! Music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven & Bruckner . . • 15 8:00: Fubuki Daiko (Bliztard Drums). Traditional · Japanese drums. * 16 2:00: Devil & Jazz. Music by Stravinsky & Poulenc. . * 16 8:00: Facade. Music by Walton. • 17 8:00: Yo~th in Song. Kitchener Waterloo Philharmonic Youth Choir. * 18 2:00: Afternoon Tea. Music by Satie, Arnold, Cage, & others. * 18 8:00: Evening Cabaret. Music by Satie, Arnold, Cage &· others. * 19 8:00: Ashley Mcisaac & The Kitchen Devils. *20 1:00: Glorious Winds. Music by Mozart & Beethoven. *20 3:30: Our Vocal Heritage. Daniel Lichti, baritone. Music by Bach, spirituals & hymns. • 20 8:00: Mythology & Fables. Storytelling, music, narrative & dance. ' · *21 8:00: The Haunting & The Triumphant. Part: Berliner Mass; Purcell: Te Deum & Jubilate. *22 2:00 & 8:00: Spirit of the Country Strikes Back. David Broadfoot Cabaret. • 23 2:00: One Beautiful Voice. Karina Gauvin, soprano. . *23 4:00: Andre laP/ante in Concert. Music by Schuber.I & Liszt. • 25 6:30: Bach Circle I. Preludes & Fugues. *25 8:30: Farmer's Daughter. · • 26 1 :OD: Millennium Time Capsule. Cent one Brass. . • 26 3:30: Classic Classics. Music by Beethoven & Mendelssohn. • 26 6:30: Bach Circle II. Preludes & Fugues. *26 8:30:Jesse Cook in Concert. *271:00: Bach. Baroque duo Chiaroscuro. • 27 3:30: Messiaen: Guartet for the End of Time. *27 6:30:Bach Circle Ill. Preludes & Fugues. *27 8:30: Kim Stockwood. • 28 6:30: Bach Circle IV. Preludes & Fugues. • 28 8:30: Melanie Doane. · *29 8:00: Orff: Carmina Burana. • 30 2:00: Music of Palestrina & Byrd. *30 4:00: Robert Breault in Concert. August: *2 2:00:Afternoon Tea -Modern Guartet. Music by Abram, Zimmerman, Arnold & others. · · *2 8:00: Evening Cabaret -Modern Guartet. Music by Abram, Zimmerman, Arnold & others. *4 8:00: Happy Birthday Gueen Mom! Music from the British Empire. *5 2:30 & 8:00: Rita MacNeil & Elora Festival Singers. •5 7:30: Young Performers Competition Finale. •5 10:30pm: Phantom of the Organ. *6 2:011 & 4:00: lessons & Carols for Harvest. FERGUS SCOTTISH FESTIVAL Even if you're not into the he'\VY events,' the Fergus Scottish Festival is still a great place to go and enjoy some great scottish music. Held in Fergus at the Fergus and District Community Centre, 550 Belsyde Ave. East and the unity hall, on August 11 and 12, there will be some wonderful performances including a Don Messer Tribute. And hey, while you're there, you might just decide to watch the hammer toss or the tug-of-war. For more information, call 519-787-0019 or check out their website: www. sentex. net!fergus. scot ~ I * 11 6:45: Twilight Concert. Clan Terra. *11 7:45: G11elph Mercury Tattoo 2000. Tom Leadbeater; 48th Highlanders Pipes & Drums; Royal Highland Light Infantry Brass Band; Woods Manufacturing Brass Band & other performers. * 12 8:00: Don Messer Tribute. Sandy Hoyt, MC. For other ev;nts see Etcfile page FESTIVAL ALEXANDRIA Festival Alexandria: Concerts take place at 3:00 in a century-old barn just so.iJth of Alexandria, Ontario, Kenyon Cqncession #2 & Kenyon .Dam Road. In a series of Sunday afternoon concerts, . Festival Alexandria, now in its tenth season, not only lets people to enjoy wonderful chamber: music in an informal setting, but allows the artists and patrons to mingle afterwards. This year's series begins on July 2, and runs to the 30th, and includes music by Mozart, Metheny, Brahms and Faure. Admission is on a first come, first · served basis, For more information, please call 613-525-4813 .!Jili'.; *2: Nicole Lorange, soprano; Loretta-Altman, piano. *9: Music by Mozart, Metheny, Piazzolla, Gismonti & Morricone. * 16: Cello sonatas by Brahms. *23: Music by Koechlin & Rubbra for oboe.& piano. • 30: Faure: Piano Quartet in g; Music by Beethoven ' ' ' FESTIVAL OF THE SOUND In the heart of Georgian Bay, in Parry Sound, the 21st annual Festival of the Sound kicks off on Juiy 14, \Ind runs through until August 6th, under the artistic direction of James Campbell. There's something for everyone - including a celebration to mark the 250th anniversary of Bach's death, and the Mantini Sisters, in a concert of hits from the 40's to 70's. Among the 5 venues is the Festival Hall which is in it's fi~al season as a part of the festival, as it will be replaced by a new waterfront concert hall next year. For more information call 705-746-2410, or visit tJle website at www.festivalofthesound.on.ca The venues for the Festival of the Sound are: Festival Hall, 111 Isabella St.; St. Peter?s Church, 52 Church St.; St. James Church, 24 Mary St.; Town Dock, 9 Bay St.; Chippewa Dock. .!Jili'.; *1 7:00: Canada Day Cruise. Craig Harley Trio and Jennifer Ryan, jazz vocalist. * 14 8:00: Classics I- For the love of Bach. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Festival Orchestra. ·* 15 11 :OOam: Family Concert: Children from the Silver Birch Music Camp. * 15 8:00: Classics II- For the love of Bach. Festival , Orchestra. . , * 16 8:00: Classics I/I-Christmas in July. Music by Handel. Bach & Corelli. * 18 7:00: Musical Cruise: Dixieland. • 19 10:30am: For the love of Bach. Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, cello. . * 19 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Bartok & Schubert. , . * 19 5:30: Gala at Sherwood Inn. James Campbell, clarinet; · Arthur LeBlanc String Quartet. • 20 10:30am: For the love of Bach. Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, cello. • 20 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Bartok & Brahms. ' *20 7:00:' Discovery/. Music by R. Murray Schafer. Free. *20 8:00: Classics IV. Musi~ by Bach, Beethoven & Brahms. *2110:30am:For the love of Bach. Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, ' . CONTINUES

cello. *2112:00 noon:NoonsoundsatSt.James. Music by Bartok & Beethoven. *21 7:00: Discovery II. The Quartets of R. Murray Schafer. *21 8:00: Classics V. Music by Bach, Beethoven & Mendelssohn. · *22 11:00am: Family Concert. The real story of the Three Little Pigs. • 22 8:00: Classics VI· The Classical Concerto. Music by Bach, Beethoven & Brahms. *23 8:00: The Galaxy Trio. Classieal & jazz. *25 7:00: Musical Cruise - Mantini Sisters. *26 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Beethoven & Schubert. *26 5:30: Concert/Dinner at Manitou. Music by Haydn & Dvorak. • 27 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Beethoven & Kulesha. *27 6:30: Discovery Ill. A new work by Scott Good. • 27 8:00: Classics VII. Music by Reinecke, Beethoven & Spohr. World premiere of Murphy: Postcards from Home. *28 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Beethoven Horn Sonata. • 28 6:30: Discovery IV. New work by Erik Ross. • 28 8:00: Classics VIII. Music by Beethoven, Prokofiev & Brahms. · · *29 7:45am: Beethoven on the Bay. Beethoven: Symphony 117, duets for clarinet & bassoon. ' • 29 6:30: Discovery V. New work by Eva Sze. *29 8:00: Classics IX. Music by Wullur, Huang & Rosen. *30 7:00: World Beat Musical Cruise :.Rick Lazar & The Montuno Police. August: * 1· 8:00: Cole Porter at Manitou. *2 10:30am: For The love of Bach. Ralph Elsaesser discusses and plays works from the Well· Tempered Clavier, Part 1. *2 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Bach & Beethoven. · *2. 7:00: Stardust Cruise· rhe Great Songwriters. Music by Irving Berlin & Hoagy Carmichael. • 3 10:3Dam: For The love of Bach. Ralph Elsae~ser · discusses and plays works from the Well· Tempered Clavier, Part 1. *3 12:00 noon: Noonsounds at St. James. Music by Beethoven & Schubert. • 3 8:00: Classics X - The Great Songwriters. Music by Gershwin & Kern. · • ~ 10:30am: For The love of Bach. Ralph Elsaesser discusses and plays works from the Well· Tempered Clavier, Part 1. *412:00 noon:NoonsoundsatSt.James. Bach keyboard music. • 4 8:00: Classics Xl:Elmer lseler Singers. *511:00am: Family Concert· For the love of Bach. ·• • 5 8:00: Classics XII - last Night in the Gym. *6 7:0D:'Final Concert/Cruise. THE GRAND THEATRE The Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston, has a summer season that promises to be a treat. ,Productions include "' A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "Oh Cowar-d" and "Guys and Dolls". But that's not all. In July and August, they are also featuring perf~rmances by the Nylons, Melanie Doane and Second City. For more information call their ticket office at 613-530-2050 For music theatre runs, see Music Theatre listings. Jyffi *6· 15: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. * 10 8:00: The Nylons. * 14: Grand Giggles. Kingston Buskers Rendezvous. * 19-29: Oh Coward. Based· on the words & music of Noel Coward. • 24 8:00: Melanie Doane. Celtic/pop. August: *4·26: Guys and Dolls. • 24 8:00: Tqe Best In International Blues. Guest: Odeita. GRAVENHURST OPERA HOUSE , The Gravenhurst Opera House 295 Muskoka .Road South, has some great music lined up for the summer. From July 5th through to September 2, concerts will include The Canadian Tribute to Glenn ' Miller, the Lisa Lindo Trio and Mimi Blais, ragtime star. For more information, visit their website at www.gravenhurst.net/theop or call 1-888-495-8888 Jyffi * 5·8 2:00 & 8:00: Jeff Hyslop 'Wow I" Guest: David Warrack. * 1;l· 15 2:00 & 8:00: Glenn Miller Orchestra. With John McNabb &.The Fabulous Moonbeams. August: * 16· 19: Sophie Tucker: last of the Red Hot Mamas. Starring Valerie Boyle & David Warrack. • 24: Lisa Lindo Trio. • 25: Phil Nimmons Ouarttit with Ranee lee. • 26: Carol Weisman. Seotember: *2: Feast of Ragtime. Mimi Blais. HUNTSVILLE . FESTIVAL OF THE . ARTS Under the artistic direction of Attila J. Glatz, the Huntsville Festival of the Arts runs from July 6th to July 22, at the Grandview Inn and. Trinity United Church in Huntsville. The festival, which includes concerts by the Hannaford Street Silver Band, The Nylons, Suzuki strings, and the Huntsville Saxaphone Quartet, is sure to have something to please everybody. For more information, call their ticket hotline at 1-800-663-ARTS (2787). Jyffi • 6 8:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. •7 8:00: John Arpin, piano. *8 8:00: The Nylons. •9 8:00: Tallinn Boys Choir. * 10 12:15: Music at Noon: f!ipes of Passion. Johri Hall, organ. *ID 8:00: Barrage. Celtic band. * 1112:15: Music at Noon: To There and Bach. Suzuki strings. * 11 8:00: Classical Jazz. James Campbell, clarinet; Gene Di Novi, piano; Dave Young, acoustic bass. * 12 12: 15: Music at Noon: Classicallnspirations. Margaret Thibodeau, coloratura lyric· soprano; Marion Haggart, piano. * 12 8:00: Eveninriof Gilbert & Sullivan. Soloists; Huntsville Festival Orchestra; Kerry Stratton, conductor. *1312:15:MusicatNoon: Variations on Valves. Huntsville Saxophone Quartet. · * 13 8:00: Susan Aglukark in Concert. *1412:15: Music at Noon: All That Jazz. Brian Smith Trio. * 14 8:00: An American Dream. Festival Orchestra with Salome lley. * 15 8:00: All Beethoven. Festival Orchestra with Anton Kuerti, piano. * 17 12: 15: Music at Noon: Give My Regards to Broadway. Sarah Boucher, vocals. * 17 8:00: Russian Fantasy. Arcady Yanivker, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano. * 18 12:15: Music at Noon: Guitar Fusion. Peter Wainwright, guitar. * 18 8:00: Farmer's Daughter. · * 19 12:15: Music at Noon: Brass Potpourri. Allan Weatherall, trumpet, cornet, flugelho'rn; William Lorimer, trombone, euphonium. *20 12:15: Music at Noon: String and Bow. Andrea Ware, cello; Marion Haggart, piano. • 20 8:00: Ouartango. *21 12:15: Music at Noon: Harmonies. Muskoka Music Men !barbershop). · · • 21 8:00: True North Brass. *22 8:00: A Marvellous Party! Tribute to Noel Coward. Dinah Christie & Tom Kn~ebone . KINCARDINE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL In August, the Kincardine Summer Music Festival shows ),ff its staff and students, in a series of eleven evening concerts held in 5 different venues in Kincardine. Starting with a KSMF Jazz Fund.raiser Concert, -on July . 8th, these concerts wiH encompass every" thing from chamber music to recorder to jazz, before wrapping up on the 19th of August with the Grand Finale Student Concerts. For more information, please call (519)396-971·6. The venues for the festival are: Governor's Inn, 791 Durham St.; High School; Kincardine Hall,; Davidson Centre, 601 Durham St.; Kincardine United Church, 721 Princes St.; Knox Presbyterian Church, 345 Durham St. · Jyffi *8 8:00: KSMF Jazz Fundraiser Concert. August: •7 8:00: Lisa Martinelli Sings. Jazz vocalist. *8 8:00: The Brass Ring. Mike Malone, trumpet; Dave McMurdo, trombone. •9 8:00: Superstar Nick Brignola. Baritone sax. * 10 8:00: Alex Dean - Warm Tenor. Saxophone. * 11 8:00: Jazz Student Concert. * 13 8:00: KSMFWelcome Concert. *14 8:00: Piano Power. Three pianos, six hands. * 15 8:00: Wacky Wonders Chamber Night. * 16 8:00: Chamber Rocks!. * 17 8:00: KSMF Staff Spectacular. * 18 6:00: Chamber Student Showcase. * 19 10:00: Grand Finale Student Concert -Music for Young People. * 19 11 :OD: Grand Finale Student Concert - Jr & Sr. Choir & Recorder. * 19 1 :00: Grand Finale Stupent Concerts. MARKHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL , " In its 3rd year, the Markham Jazz Festival will hold a wonderful series of concerts, beginning with their gala on August 18, at the Markham Theatre. The next 2 days will be primarily outdoors, at the Toogood Pond Park in Unionville, as well as the Swan Lake Village in Markham, and restaurants and pubs will feature jazz in the evenings as well. As well as mariy established jazz performers, the festival will also feature the "Jazz Stars of the Future Contest". Fo'r more information, cl\eck out their web site at www.jazzfest.markham.on.ca or call 905- , 471-5299. The venues are: Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. Markham. 905-305-7469; Toogood Pond Park, Main St. & Carlton Rd. Unionville; Swan Lake Village, 16th Ave. btwn Hwy 48 & 9th line, Markham August: *18 8:00: Gala Concert. Rob McConnell Tentet. * 19 12:00 noon: Jazz concerts with 6 bands.

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