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Volume 5 Issue 9 - June 2000

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  • Toronto
  • Theatre
  • Jazz
  • Choir
  • Festival
  • Arts
  • Musical
  • Singers
  • Concerts
  • Choral


Thursday June 29 • • 12:00 noon: Toronto Downtown Jazz ' Society. Bill King &·The Jazz Report All· Stars. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West. 928-2033. Free. • • 12: 10: St. Paul's Bloor Street. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Peter Merrick. 227 Bloor St. E. 961-8116. Free. • • 5:00: Toronto Downtown Jazz Society. Gruvoria. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West. 928·2033. Free. •• 7:30: North York Concert Band. Music Under the Stars. Classics to broadway to jazz & traditional band tunes. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Mel lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. 394-2305. Free. •• 8:30: Toronto Downtown Jazz Society. du Maurier Downtown Jazz-2000: · Dianna Reeves. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West. 870· 8000. . Friday June 30 • • 7:30: Music for Double Bass & Piano. Jeffrey Buchner, double bass; Brenda Chen, piano. Chapters Square One, 100 City Centre Dr. Mississauga. 905-281-8342. Free. •• 8:00: Toronto Downtown Jazz Society. du Maurier Downtown Jazz 2000: Al Di Meola's New World Sinfonia. Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage, 235 Queens Quay West. 870·8000. . • • 9:00: War Child Canada/Small World Music Productions. World Music Benefit Concert. Susan Aglukark, Arctic-based singer; Maza Med, war.Id music band; Samba Squad; Afro-Brazilian drummers. The Opera Hous.e, 735 Queen Street.East. 694-5120. . Saturday July 01 •• 12:00 noon: Thornhill Community Band. City of Vaughan Canada Day Celebration. Maple Community Centre, 10190 Keele St. 416·223-7152. Free. •• 2:00-11 :OOpm: Harbourfront Cantre. Four Ways to the Future. New works celebrating Canada Day by Janke, Khan, Schroer, Bidini & the Rheostatics. Daniel Janke & Friends; Rheostatics; lrshad Khan 5:0'-11 -lij°"~ ·R ·E·;o.:wi=.s CA N A C>°'A :..-.::-: taW~ence Cherney.Artistic Director Present: Ensemble; Oliver Schroer & Stewed Tomatoes. Molson Place, 235 Queen's Quay West. 973-3000. Free. • • 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Boris Brott, conductor'. Centre Island. 598· 3375. PWYC (suggested donation: adult, child). Sunday July 02 •• 3:00: Toronto Music Garden. Young Performers Series. Artists of the Glenn Gould Professional School. 4 75 Queens Quay West. 338-0338. Free. Monday July 03 •• 12: 15: Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Storm Dances. Resonance: Linda E.yman, soprano; Julian 'Knight, viola; William Beauvais, guitar. 10 Trinity Square. 598·4521. Suggested donation: -. Tuesday July 04 •• 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Boris Brott, c~nductor. Centre Island. 598· 3375. PWYC (suggested donation: adult, child). •• 8:00: Weston Silver Band. Concert in the Park. Memorial Park, Little Ave. & Weston Rd. 292·4646. Free. · Wednesday July 05 •• 2:00 & 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. ·Boris Brott, conductor. Centre lsla.nd. 598·3375. PWYC {suggested donation: adult, child). 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. {preview). For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Soundstreams Canada. International Youth Choirs Unite. Program of popular & recent works by Canadi~n & international composers. Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir; Holy Hea[t of Mary Chamber Choir {Newfoundland); choirs from New Zealand, Spair. Slovenia, Norway & lrel~nd. Barbara Frum A trfum, 250 Front St. West. 205-5555. $ 25, (st/sr). Friday July 07 • • 8:00: Harbourfront Centre. Taj Mahal with Keb' Mo'. Blues·roots. York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. 973-4000. Alliston, Arkell, Campbellford, Hamilton, Kingston, Lindsay, Newmarket, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Orono, Stratford ... F_URTHER AFIELD Friday June 02 •• 7:30: Stratford Festival. Fiddler. on the Roof. Book by Joseph Stein; music by Jerry Bock; Jyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Barbara Barsky, Brent Carver & other performers. Festival Theatre, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. .50 to .50. For complete run see Music Theatre listings. • • 8:00: Lindsay Concert Foundation. Showcase 2000. Performers include Foundation Bursary winners, award·winning Kiwanis finalists & other musicians. Frost Theatre, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay. 705·328-0587. OJ5, (family). Saturday June 03 •• 7:30: Canada 3000 Airlines ltd. Greater Hamilton Tattoo, Band music. Copps Coliseum, Hamilton. 1·905-645·5000. ,{sr/st). Sunday June 04 •• 11 :OOam: Shaw Festival. Sunday Quartet Concert. Musicians from She Loves Me play classical music. Festival Theatre lobby, Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1 ·800- · 511-7429. Free. •• 2:30: Canada 3000 Airlines Ltd. Greater Hamilton Tattoo. Copps Coliseum, Hamilton. See June 03. Wednesday June 07 • • 8:00: Grand Theatre/Kingston Jazz Society. Carol Weisman in Concert. Swing, latin, R&B, pop & jazz. Guest: Peter Appleyard. 218 Princess St, Kingston. 613· 530·2050. ,{sn and Jazz Society members) Friday June 09 • • 8:00: Arkell Schoolhouse Gallery. David Samuel, viola & Yuri Cho, violin in Concert. Works by Bach, Paganini, Vieux temps, Hindemith & Prokofiev. 843' Watson Road South, Arkell. 519-836·7562. ,. Saturday June 10 • • 8:00: The Millpond Centre. Oon Ross, King of the Heavy Wood Guitar. Red Pine Inn, 497 Victoria Street East, Alliston. 705-435- 3092. . Sunday June 11 •• 7:30: Tapestry Chamber Choir. Heaven's Inspiration. Monteverdi: Beatus Vir; Pergolesi: Stabat Mater & other works. Andrew Slonetsky, music director. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Newmarket. 905·7,27-8704. ,. · Sunday June 1 B • • 11 :OOam: Shaw Festival. Sunday Quartet Concert. Musicians from She Loves Me play i:lassical music. Festival Theatre lobby, Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1·800-511-7429. Free. Hundreds of young choristers · from around the world share the stage in a program of popular and recent works. Tickets: (students & srs ) . YPACK: . ets for Thursda tfYBarbar Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front St. W .. To; Robert Sund, Conduaor Choirs will come from Wellington, New Zealand; Hafnarfjordur, Iceland; Velenje, Slovenia; Valencia, Spain; Portadown, Northern Ireland; St. john's, Newfoundland; plus the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir and the Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir Robert Sund In cooperation with Arts Bureau for the Continenu Festivals Inc. and "Choral' Concert" on CBC Radio Two Program and artim are 1ubject to change

Saturday June 24 • • 8:00: The Millpond Cantre. ScriiJ MacDuhk. Celtic music, Appalachian old time string band music, music of French Canada. 106 Victoria Street West, Alliston. 705-435· 3092. . Sunday June 25 • • 10:30am: Shaw Festival. Sunday Brunch Concert. Song selections. Performers from the Ensemble with piano accompani· men!. Festival Theatre lobby, Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-thelake. 1-800·511 • 7429. (includes brunch). Saturday July 01 • • 2:00: Westben Summer Music Festival. Gala Opening Concert. Opera, Broadway highlights, piano concertos, choral & orchestral music. Members of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; Donna Bennett & Nancy Hermiston, sopranos; Mark DuBois, tenor; Gerald Finley, baritone & other performers; 80 member community chorus. •• Juna 16 &:DO: Glen Woodcock. HONOURABLE MENTIO'N I Flagwavers CD Release Concert. All· Star Jazz Band including: Paul Grosney, trumpet/leader; Pat La Barbera, tenor sax; Norm Amadio, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Kits Beach Soundwalk; Talking Rain; Jerry Fuller, drums; Terry Dale, vocals. Teglbjaerg: Hanstholm; Veulemans: Wind; Dragonfly Music Store, Don Mill Centre, 939 Dumas: L'eau imposture. Gibraltar Point Lawrence East. 443-1530. Portion of CD sales Centre for the Arts, southwest end of Centre donated to the Don Mills Foundation. Island. 977-3546. ,. .. June 17 7:00: Canadian Association for ••July 1: Classic Jazz Society of Toronto: Sound Ecology/New Adventures in Sound. SavannahJaz1Band. Traditional jazz. Colony Toronto Sound Mosaic Performance. Berezan: Hotel, 89 Chestnut St. 870-8000. Unheard Voices, Ancient Spaces; Peebles: ••July 78:00: Classic Jazz Society of Where the Wild Things Went; Eagle: Prelude Toronto. Ragweed Ja11 Band. York Central for aXi0 and Audiobox; Bartley: DreamSpin; Hospital, 10 Trench, Richmond Hill. 416·487· Newby: Se~sonal Round. Gibraltar Point 9357. Fundraiser for the YCH Auxiliary. Centre for the Arts, southwest end of Centre .. June 23 to July 2: Toronto Downtown Island. 977-3546. ,. Jazz Society presents du Maurier Downtown ••June 18 3:00: Canadian Association for Jazz 2000. Concerts & performances in Sound Ecology/New Adventures in Sound. various venues including: Toronto Sound Mosaic Performance. Montreal Bistro, 65 Sherbourne; Silver 'Westerkamp: Garden of the Sonic Labyrinth; Dollar, 484 Spadina Ava; Toronto Colony Festival Arts Theatre, Campbellford. 705· 653-5508. ,(st),(meadow). •• 7:00: Great Canadian Town Band Festival. Big Band Concert. Victorian to ragtime & swing. Sylvanus Gardens, Orono. 905·983-9494. (weekend pass), children under 16 free with adult accompaniment. Sunday July 02 • • 11 :OOam: Shaw Festival. Sunday Ouartet Concert. Musicians from She loves Me play classical music. Festival Theatre lobby, Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Concerts in non-typical venues Hotel, 89 Chestnut; Comfort Zone, 486 Spadina Ave.; Espl~nade 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; D.D. Jackson Group; George Shearing Trio; Doug Riley B3 Quartet; Rita Di Ghent; Sandra Caldwell; Yvette Tollar. For more information call 928-2033 or visit ..HotHouse Caftl, 35 Church St. 366•7800 hosts du Maurier Downtown Jazz Festival: June 23 to 27 8:00: Brenda Carol & CLAIREVOYANCE with guests: Stephen Gardner, piano; Steve Wallace, bass; Paul Mifsud, sax; William Sperandei, trumpet; Bill McBirnie. flute: Daniel Barnes. drums. Free 1·800-511-7429. Free. •• 2:00: Westben Summer Music Festival. Gala Opening Concert. See July 1. ,(st),(meadow). Monday July 03 • • 7:30: Stratford Festival. Old, New, Borrowed and Blue. Evening with singer· songwriter Pam Gerrand. Paul 0. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre, Stratford. J.800· 567-1600. . (reservations required June 25 & 26). • • JVC Jazz Festival. June 23 to July 2. Concerts & performances in various venues including: Top o'The Senator, 249 Victoria; Montreal Bistro, 65 Sherbourne; Rex Jazz Bar, 194 Queen St. West; Silver Dollar, 484 Spadina Ave. Performers include: Jean Beaudet, piano; Susie Ario Ii Swing Band; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Dave Stryker, guitar; D.D. Jackson, piano; Manuel Rocheman Trio; Dave McKenna, piano; Ed Bickert, guitar; Don Vickery, drums; George Shearing, piano; Reg Schwager, guitar; Neil Swainson, bass; Pat La Barbera Quartet; Freeflight; Rob Uffen Duo; Jazz Mechanics Freeway Jazz Band; Mighty Mo Rodgers. For more information call 351·J323. .. Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant, 681 St. Clair Ave. West. 658-5687. cover. Mediterra· nean cuisine and live music each night at 9: 15 & 10:30: continued June 30, July 1 & 2 in Orono, Ontario CELEBRATING OVER 200 YEARS OF TOWN BAND TRADITION Concerts, A Military Tattoo, a Parade and a Victorian Ball Fill This Canada Day Weekend. Over 20 Bands from Ontario and the U.S.A., featuring Hannaford Street Silver Band + 48th Highlanders of Canada Governor General's Horse Guard Band and Cavalry Unit Plumbing Factory Brass Band + Swing Shift + Intrada Brass W.P. Cyclone's Magnificent High Wheel Band Dodsworth Saxhorn Band + Clarington Concert Band Friday, June 30 Military Tatoo +Victorian Ball Saturday, July 1 Callithumpian Parade + Band Concerts throughout the day Big Band Saturday Night Concert Sunday, July 2 Ecumenical Church Service Band Concerts throughout the afternoon Weekend Pass - .00 Each Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult Victorian Rall .00 Per Person (Limit of 120 tickets) R.V. sites available 1-800-563-1195 •

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