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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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•20 12:00 noon: Jazz

•20 12:00 noon: Jazz Stars of the Future. *20 2:00: Big.Band Concert. OTTAWA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL With 98 concerts in 2 weeks, one will have a lot of difficult choices to make at the. Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, July 22 to August 5th, in Ottawa. From its beginnings as a 22 concert series attended by · 12,000 people, in 1994, it has grown and there is an expected turnout of 50,000 concert goers, this year alone! The headline performers include the Tokyo String Quartet, th!! Beaux Arts Trio, the Canadian Brass and soprano Donna Brown. For more information, you can call 613-234-8008 or check out their website at www.chamberfest.com Ottawa Chamber Music .Festival. 613-234-8008. JJtl¥; •7 11 :OOam: Festival by Request ·Neglected Masterpieces. •22 8:00: Beaux Arts Trio. Music of Beethoven, Schnittke & Brahms. •22 11:00pm: Britten Canticles. *23 5:00: Reperqussion. , *23 8:PO: Canadian Brass & Friends. Music of Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Pachelbel, Shostakovich & Wagner. *23 8:00: Burney Ensemble: Or. Burner's Musical Journeys. Music of Handel, Corelli, Goldberg, C.P.E.Bach & others. *23 8:00: Bach & Beyond l· Bach & Schumann. St. Lawrence String quartet & friends. *24 12:00 noon: Chamber Muise of Finland. Musica Camerata Montreal. *24 12:00 noon: Trios with Fortepiano. *24 6:00: Young People's Concert: Meet the St. Lawrence auartet: *24 B:OO: Tribute to Malcolm Forsyth. *24 8:00: The British /sips. Music of Elgar, Holst, Vaughan Williams & Ferguson. *24 8:0p: The Burney Ensemble: Bach & his Circle. • 24 8:00: Music for Trumpet & Piano: A Simple Song. Paul Merkelo, trumpet;. Jennifer Snow, piano. *25 10:00am: Coffee Concert: Solo Guitar. Music of Bach, Castelnuovo· Tedesco, Rodrigo & others. *25 .12:00 noon: Schubert & Haydn in Vienna. *2512:00 noon: Bel Canto Oufntet with Jean Desmarais. *25 8:00: St. Lawrence Ouartet. Music of Dvorak &'Hatzis. *25 8:00: Naida Cole, piano, in Recital. *25 S:oo: Bach & Beyond II: Bach & Brahms. *25 8:00: Solo Guitar. Daniel Bolshoy, guitar. *26 12:00 noon: Stephan Sylvestre, piano. Music of Schumann & Ravel. *26 12:00 noon: Caliban Ouartet with Bill Douglas. Music of Douglas, Piazzola, Berlin & others. . . • 26 12:00 noon: Bach: Complete Sonatas for Viola da Gamba. Margaret Little, viola da gamba; Rejean Poirier, harpsichord. • 26 2:.00: Saeli & Beyond Ill: Bach & Mendelssohn. St. Lawrence String Quartet; Gryphon Trio; Andrew Dawes, violin. *26 6:00: Young People's Concert: Meet the Gryphon Trio. • 26 8:00: Tokyo String Ouartet. Music of Beethoven, Schubert & Mendelssohn. *26 8:00: Chamber Music of Norway. Music of Svendsen, Grieg, Halvorsen & Sinding. • 26 8:00: Songs with Clarinet. Music of Schubert, Spohr, Weber & others. • 26 8:00: Naida Cole, piano, in Recital *2611:00p.m:Bellowsand8rass. Guy Few, trumpet; Alain Trude!, trombone; Joseph Petric, accordion. *27 1 O:OOam: Coffee Concert: Alain Trudel, trombone & Guy Few, trumpet. •27 12:00 noon: Bach and Beyond IV: Transcriptions & Variations. Stephane Lemelin & Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano & others. *27 12:00 noon: Chamber Music of Poland. Musi"c of Chopin, Szymanowski & Limdowska. • 27 8:00: Chamber Music of Norway. Music of Svendsen, Grieg, Halvorsen & ~inding. *27 8:00: Bach Cantatas. Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Anne Grinim, soprano & other performers. • 27 8:00: Ensemble Anonymus: Music a Mundi. Music of the 12th· 14th centuries. • 27 11 :OOpm: Classical Music of Northern India. I rs had Khan Ensemble. · • 28 12:00 noon: Beethoven Piano-Sonatas. Robert Silverman, piano. *28 12:00 noon: Bach Organ Works. Thomas Annand, organ. *28 2:00: Chamber Music of Beethoven. Joanna G'froerer, · flute; Andrew Dawes, violin; Neal Gripp, viola & otherperformers. *28 8:00: Desmond Hoebig, cello & Andrew Tunis, piano. Music of Beethoven, Franck & Prokofieff. i*28 8:00: Gryphon Trio. Music of Schubert. Beethoven & MacDonald. *28 B:OO: Chamber Mpsic of Spain. Music of Turina, Arriaga &de Falla. *28 8:00: Ensemble Anonymus: Musica Mundi. Music of the 12th· 14th centuries. *28 11 :OOpm: Chamber Music of South America .. Music of Ginastera, Piazolla & others. *29 11 :OOam: Young People's Concert: Classical Saxophone. • 29 8:00: St. Lawrence Ouartet & Friends. Music by Mendelssohn, Respighi & Dvorak. *29 8:00: Rideau lakes Brass Ouintet. • 29 8:00: Canadian Guitar Ouartet. *29 8:00: Paris, 1920. Music of-Faure, Ravel & Samazeuilh. • 29 11 :OOpm: Cabaret Concert. Jody Applebaum, soprano; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano. · - *30 5:00: Ouartetto Gelato. *30 5:00: David Breitman, fortepiano, in Recital *30 8:00: Chamber Music of Belgium. Music of Franck, Lekeu, Jongen, Absil & others. *30 8:00: Chamber Music of Russia. Music of Glazunov, Borodin & Shostakovich. • 30 8:00: Songs with Harp. Donna Brown, soprano; Judy Loman, harp. *30 B:OO: Gryphon Trio. Music of Schubert, Beethoven & MacDonald. *3112:00, noon: Farewell to the 20th Century/: Eve Egoyan inRecital. . *3112:00 noon: Farewell to the 20th Century fl· Footprints in New Snow. Music of Hatzis. *31 5:00: Farewell to the 20th Century Ill. Music of Glick (premiere), Husa, Bell, Chan & others. / • 31 8:00: Farewell to the 20th Century IV: Russia after 1945: Shostakovich Quale!. *31 8:00: Farewell to the 20th Century V.· Trios for Clarinet, Violin & Piano. Music of Barlak, Stravinsky, Murphy & others. *3111 :OOpm: Farewell to the 20th Century Vl Music by T rilnble, Adler, Adaskin & Zwillich. A.!!m!lt • 1 12:00 noon: Farewell to the 20th Century Vil Music of Berio, Coulthard & Oliver. · • 1 12:00 noon: Farewell to the 20th Century Vl/l· Thil People United Will Never Be Defeated. Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano. • 1 5:00: Farewell to the 20th Century IX: Axelrod Ouartet. • 1 6:00: Farewell to the 20th Century X: Young People's Concert · Bangers and Smash. • 1 8:00: Farewell to the 20th Century Xl Chamber Music from Ottawa. Music of.Rathburn (premiere), Seeman, Jarvlepp (premiere), Cardy, Tresham & others. • 1 8:00: Farewell to the 20th Century XII: 20th Century Harp. Judy Loman, harp. • 1 11 :OOpm: Farewell to the 20th Century XIII: Solo Viola. Rivka Golani, viola. •2 12:00 noon: Axelrod Ouartet. Music of'Arriaga & Beethoven. . •2 12:00 noon: Music For Reeds. Charles Hamann, oboe; Stephane Levesque, bassoon; Jean De~marais, piano. • 2 5:00: Humour and Music. Jody Applebaum, soprano; Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano & other performers. , • 2 8:00: Farewell to the 20th Century Xtv.· Ensemble lntercontemporain ·France in the 20th Century. ·Music of Boulez, Messaien &.Dutilleux. • 2 8:00: Stewart Goodyear, piano, in Recital. •2 8:110:A Russian Evening. Works by Shostakovich & Glinka. • 2 11 :OD pm: Saxophone Voyage. Sax Art. •3 1 O:OOam: Coffee-Concert: Kawartha Trio. Judy Loman, harp; Ross Edwards, clarinet; Linda Umbrico, viola. *312:00 noon: Tchaikovsky: Trio in a. Martin Beaver, violin; Elizabeth Dolin, cello; Andrew Tunis, piano. *312:00 noon:OinaNamerandFriends: Music of C.P.E.Bach, Durufle, Dello-Joio & Jongen. • 3 2:00: Ensemble lntercontemporain. Music of Boulez, Jarrell, Carter & Ravel. • 3 5:00: Organ Thursday. Thomas Annand, organ; Martin Foster, violin. •j 8:00: Chamber Music with Stewart Goodyear. Music by Faure, Mozart & Goodyear. •3 8:00: Chamber Music of Sweden. Music of Berwald, Roman, Crusell & Alfven. •3 8:00: Brass Blowout. Music of Bach, Pachelbel, Handel, Debussy.& others. •3 11:00pm: Duke Trio. Music of Dvorak & Mozart. ' • 4 12:00 noon: Italian Cantatas. Les Boreades de Montreal with Matthew Whiie, counter·tenor. • 4 12:00 noon: Steven Dann, viola, in Recital. Music of Rosla~ez, Takemitsu & Koechlin. · • 4 5:0.0: Denise Ojokic, cello & Lynn Stodola, piano. Music of Martinu, Barber & Debussy. • 4 6:00: Young People's Concert: Brass Around the World. Rideau Lakes Brass Quintet. • 4 8:00: An Evening with Garrick Olssohn; Music of Beethoven, Brahms & Rachmaninoff. • 4 8:00: Eden Trio. Music of Mozart, Dohnanyi & Beethoven. • 4 8:00: Duke Trio. Music of Dvorak, Ives & Mozart. • 4 11 :.OD pm: Gypsy Songs. Music of Sarasate, .~avel, Dvorak & others. •5 5:00:RussianPiano. Music of Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky. Alexander Tselyakov; piano. •5 8:00: Gala Closing Concert: A Night in Vienna. Music of Strauss, Schubert, Kreisler & others. THE ST. LAWRENCE STAGE COMPANY St. Lawrence Stage Company is hosting a series of Sunday in the Park Concerts in, • Hardy Park in downtown Brockvill.e. Beginning on July 9th, the concerts will take place every Sunday until August 23. The concerts include the Lions Steel Drum Band, Paula Boudreau and Paula Wolfson, Christopher Wilson & Friends and an Actors Fund benefit, with the cast of Joseph arid the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. For more information, please call 1-877-. 247-7724 -*9: Silver Wings * 16: Cast of Joseph (Actors Fund benefitl • 23: Paula Boudreau & Paula Wolfson • 30: Lions Steel Drum Band A!!JllW; *6: TBA * 13: Haggis (Celtic) *20:TBA • 21: Christopher Wilson & Friends SHAW FESTIVAL

The famous Shaw Festival offers more than theatre fare. Sunday Quartet Concerts and S1mday Brunch Concerts give their theatre musicians a chance to shine; and one can enjoy gre!it theatre too. call 1-800-5 ll-7429 for more information. Festival Theatre Lobby, Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Royal George Theatre, Picton St., Niagaraon-the-Lake. •July 2, 16, 30, August 20, September 3: Sunday Ouartet Concerts. Musicians from She loves Me play classical music. •July 23, August 13 & 27 10:30am: Sunday Brunch Concerts. Selection of songs, featuring 2 performers & piano accompaniment. (includes brunch): •August .12 12:00 noon: Salute to Cole Porter. *To October 29: She loves Me. See Music Theatre Listings. SoOTHERN ONTARIO CHAMBER Music INSTITUTE In Oakville, the Southern Ontario Chamber Music Institute presents 4 concerts in the month of August - beginning on the 16th. They will feature the Penderecki Quartet, Adaskin String Trio, the Alcan String Quartet and a showcase of students from the institute. All the concerts will take place at either the Calvary Baptist Church or the John Bell Chapel at the Appleby College. For more information, call 905- 884-2076. Calvary Baptist Church, 1215 Lakeshore Rd. 'west, Oakville John Bell Chapel, Appleby College, 540 Lakeshore Rd. West, Oakville Al!DlW; · * 16 8:00: Penderecki Ouartet. Music by Mozart, Buhr & Brahms: •19 7:30:AdaskinString T(io. Music by Cook, Beethoven & Taneiev. · *23 8:00: A/can String Ouartet. Music by Beethoven. *26 2:00: Student Showcase Concert. STRATFORD FESTIVAL As well as their musical productions of Fiddler on the Roof and an in concert version of G&S's Patience, the Stratford Festival is also hosting a series of Saturday MoQling Concerts, in the Tom Patterson Theatre on Lakeside Drive, Stratford. The performers for these concerts are still to be announced. There is also ·a series of Monday evening Night Music concerts, which all take place at 7:30 pm in the Paul D. Fleck Marquee, in the festival theatre. These run from July 3 to August 21. for more information, call 1-800-567-1600 ven~es are :Festival Theatre, Queen St.; Avon Theatre, Downie & George Sts. *To November 4: Fiddler on the Roof. .50 to .50. See Music Theatre Listings. ' •July 11 to October 13: Gilbert & Sullivan: Patience. In concert. See Music Theatre Listings. · • Siturday morning concerts, 1 O:Obam in Tom Patterson Theatre, Lakeside Drive. Performers TBA. Free. Take place on: July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 12. *Monday evening Night Music concerts, 7:30pm in Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre. . Take place on: .!!!Ix; *3: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue. Singer-songwriter Pam Garrand. • 10: Tunes & Ballads Old & New. Terry McKenna, guitars & lutes; Mark Rowsom, tenor. * 17: Summer Winds. Woodwind chamber music. *24: Songs of life and love· Slightly Bent. Karen Skidmore, vocals. • 31: Musical Pranks & Other Fun. Festival musicians. Al!DlW; *7: The Johnny Noubarian Trio. * 14: Songs of Sondheim. Barbara Fulton, vocals; Paul Shilton, piano. •21: Water Music -·Oceans, Rivers, lakes & Streams. Niagara Vocal Ensemble. THORNHILL CHAMBER Music INSTITUTE SUMMER CONCERTS. Toronto Waldorf School, 9100 Bathurst St., Thornhill. 905-764-1924. All performances $10,(sr/st),(children under 12). Close to · home, the Thornhill Chamber Music Institute Summer Concerts offer a chance to hear faculty ahd students in this, their ninth summer season. Concerts include a Canadian Heritage concert and "Improvisation Through the Ages From Baroque to Modern" as well as their Gala Student Concert. For more information, call 905- 764-1924. .!J!!¥; • 19 3:30: Faculty Concert. Medieval & renaissance music. •21 7:30: Canadian Heritage Concert. Ann Lederman & Donald Maclellan, fiddlers; Emily Addison, stepdancer. - • 26 3:30: faculty.Concert: Improvisation Through the Ages From Baroque to Modern. *28 7:15: Gala Student Concert. THOUSAND ISLANDS PLAYHOUSE As a part of their "Fabulous Monday Night Series" the Thousand Islands Playhouse in­ Gananoque, presents a concert by Georgette Fry, as well as a cabaret .by the performers of the Playhouse Company. As well, until July 30, their production of Oliver is running (see music theatre listings) as well as "Guys and Dolls" from August 4-26. Thousand Islands Playhouse. South Street, Gananoque. (613)382· 7020. •July 3 8:00: Georgette Fry. Blues singer. *To July 30: Oliver. See Music Theatre listings. •August 14 8:00: Playhouse Cabaret. Performers from the Playhouse Company. VAUGHAN SUMMER CoNCERTS,...IN-THE-PARKS •. 905·832·2281 ext.8343. All concerts are free. Maple District Park Interchange Way Centre, Highway 400 & Highway 7 Yorkhill District Park .!J!!¥; ' * 111 :OOam, 1 :DO & 3:00: Thornhill Community Band,· Judy andOavid. * 18 7:30: T,hornhill Community Band; Tom Leadbeater & Friends. *25 7:30: Endless Summer Beach Band. WESTBEN ARTS FESTIVAL On a 50 acre farm just outside of Campbellford, the Westben Arts Festival Theatre is presenting concerts from July 1st, through to July 30th. Under the artistic direction of Brian Finley, the concerts range from "Schubert in the Sunshine" to "A Barnful of Broadway" and everything in between . For more information, call 1877-833-5777 or visit their website at www.westben.on.ca .!!!Ix; * 1 & 2 2:00: Grand Gala Opening. Symphony orchestra; 8 international soloists; community chorus; Dwight Bennett, · conductor. •a & 9 2:00: Schubert In The Sunshine. Piano Trio in B flat; "Trout" Quintet. * 15 & 16 2:00: Hand In Hand In Song. Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Finley, piano. •22 & 23 2:00: Brass In Tile Grass. True North Brass Quintet.· · • 29 & 30 2:00: A Barnful Of Broadway. Mark DuBois, tenor; Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Finley, piano & otherperformers.

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