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Volume 5 Issue 9 - June 2000

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  • Toronto
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FULL CIRCLE: Ann Cooper Gay as Juliet in a 1970 U of T student production of Benjamin Britten's The Little Sweep with Canadian Children's Opera Chorus member, John Puskas as the sweep boy, Sam. A thirty year old connection has been renewed with the appointment of Ms. Cooper Gay to the position of Artistic Director of the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. rhe Board of Directors of the Amadeus' Choir announces with regret that Laura Adlers, GeneraJ Manager, will leave the post effective June 30, 2000. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Joan Kagan, President at 416-691-2795 John Tuttle .and the Exultate Chamber Singers are delighted to announce a double victory in the CBC Competition for Amateur Choirs: first prize in the Chamber Choir category, and the Canada Council's THE ETCETERA FILE Healey Willan Grand Prize for the most convincing .performance · overall in musicianship, tech- ' nique and programme. Thanks to our audience! Voices has been invited to attend the International Choral Kathaurriixw this summer in Powell River, British Columbia. This competitive festival will feature 36 choirs from all over the world. Voices is one of three adult choirs from Canada, and the only adult choir from Ontario, to have been invited to participate. Music at Metropolitan 2000-2001 Sea$on Highlights Saturday, Sept. 23 MetroPolitan celebrates Toronto Artsweek 1 p.m. Carillon recital and de~onstration 2 p.m. Organ recital and demonstration Sunday, Oct. 15 Pipes Spectacular! 3 p.m. · . Co-sponsored by the Toronto Centre, Royal Canaclian College of Organists Be part of the "World's Largest Organ Concert" with hundreds of r(icitals in the . U.S., Canada, and Britain. Toronto Recitalists plat the great organ favourites on Canada's largest pipe organ. Good Friday, April 13 'J.S. Bach's "Mass in B Minor" 7:30 p.m. Metropolitan Festival Choir, Orchestra Soloists. ' Plus many other events. For a brochure, please call (416) 363-033.1 ext. 41 Metropolitan United Church Queen and Church Streets, Toronto, Ont~rio 11.Announcements,etc *June 18 7:DD: ARRAYMUSIC. Car/aw Cab­ ANNOUNCEMENTS ARRA Y. Performances by Marie·Josee · Chartier, dancer; Eric Fink & Rebecca Quigley; •July 1 7:DD: Festival of the Sound. Richard Sacks, percussion; the women of Canada Oay Fundraising Cruise. Cruise through URGE; silent auction. gallery one2one, 326 th.e islands & inlets on Georgian Bay while Carlaw Ave, Ste. 121. Proceeds to go to an listening to pianist Craig Harley & his jazz endowment fund in ARRAYMUSIC's name. ensemble "Fore" featuring Jennifer Ryan, vocals, Jordan.O'Connor, bass & Nick Fraser, •June 18: Sinfonia Toronto Summer drums. Town Dock, 9 Bay Street. Parry Sound. Serenades Oinner Cruise, featuring a gourmet 705·746-2410. . buffet, dancing on the Promenade Deck & live serenades by Sinfonia musicians on board the •June 2 6·.3D.· Ham1·1ton Ph1"lharmon1·c Empress of Canada. Reservations 416-499· Orchestra. Strings & Swing Spring Gala. 0403. $B5/person. Enjoy great food, music & dancing to the HPO String Section & The Harry Waller Big Band. •June 23·25: JVC Jazz Festival/ 360 James St. North. 905-526-1677. 5/ Harbourfront. Reel Jazz film series. Artists person. highlighted include Andrew Hill & Carla Bley. Studio Theatre, 235 Queens Ouay Wes.I. 973- · •June 3 1D·DDam·4:DD: Mississauga 4000. Symphony. Home Tour. Hear beautiful musical interludes at many of, see a •June 24 7:3D: St. Christopher House fashion show at noon & stop for tea at the Music School. Fado Festival Evening · Anchorage. Pick up your booklet & plan your celebrating Portuguese music, food, wine & own route. 905·615-4404. . culture featuring Lusa Tuna & other guests. Community Hall, 24B Ossington. 532-4B2B •June 3 1:DD & June 4 11:DOam: Tundra ext.107. Music/Vintage Guitars/Canadian Musician. Vintage Guitar Show. Collectors, players, *Opening June JD (show times posted retailers, manufacturers & wholesale dealers daily): Ontario Science Centre. Music from around the globe celebrate ihe guitar. Makers Demonstrations. Performers include Thornhill Community Cenire, 7755 Bayview Come from Every Way Band, Subtonic Monks, Ave. 222-B222 or visit Njacko Backo, La Perla, Tim White & others. .50. ' 770 Don Mills Rd. 429-4100. ,,(children 5· 12). •June 1 D 7:DD: Toronto Sinfonietta. _Midsummer Serenade · Viva Italia! Garden • Mississauga Symphony is.collecting used party with the flamboy.ant flavour of Italy. books, cd's, records, sheet music, games, Lakeside gardens of the Consulate General of puzzles & videos for their sale in September. the Republic of Poland, 2603 Lakeshore Blvd. For more info call 905-615-4406 ext.2. West. 233·746B. . •June 15 to June 18: Epilepsy Toronto/ City of Toronto present BuskerFest JOOO. Participation of more than 20 entert ~iners from around the world. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West. 964·9095 or visit Proceeds to go to Epilepsy Toronto. •June 15 to July 7: Canadian Music Competitions. National Finals including International Stepping Stone. 45 musicians aged 16 to 3.1 compete in the advanced·level ISS competition; 200 provincial winners aged 7 to 2B gather frgm across Canada to compete in the National Finals. Walter Hall, BO Queen's Park. 929-4305. Free. •June 17 1 D:DDam: Scarborough Arts Council. Annual Bake & Art'Shop Yard Sale. Artist-donated articles & treasures. 1 B59 Kingston Road. 69B-7322 or visit •June 17 4:DD & June 18 1 :DD: Canadian Association for Sound Ecology/New Adventures in Sound. Toronto lsl~nd Soundwalks. Meet at the Clock tower at the Centre Island Ferry Terminal. For more info call 977-3546 or visit - cansound Ferry information: 416-392-B 193. *Sinfonia Toronto announces its Mozart at la Madeleine. Win a Toronto-Paris round trip including tickets for 2 to Mozart: Requiem & Ave Verum in the Eglise de la Madeleine with l'Orchestre de chambre et Choeur Jean-Louis Petit, guest-conducted by ST Music Director Nurhan Arman. Draw June 18, 2DDD; trip takes place August 2DDD. 416·499-0403. . *Toronto Arts Council ann;unces its Grants to Music Creators and Composers Program (formerly Grants to Composers Program), which supports the creation of original music in any genre. Grants are available for independent; professional music creators and composers. Deadline for applications: July 1 D, 2DDD. For more information call Brenda House: 392-6B02 ext.2D7. LECTURES •June 22 5:3D: Stratford Festival. Table Talk: Fiddler on the Roof. Informal lecture by Robert Cushman plus buffet supper. Paul D. · Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre. Reservations: 1-B00-567-1600. l.50,B(1B & under). •June 3 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classic Intro pre-concert chat: continues, page 50

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