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Volume 7 Issue 9 - June 2002

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FESTIVAL PROFILES BROlT SUMMER continued from page 8 Toronto Centre For The Arts (North York); Windennere House (Muskoka) Ph: 905·525·SONG or 1 ·888-475·9377 E·Mail Website BROrr SuMMERMuoc Festival celebrates its 15111 anniversary as Ontario's prec mier orchestral music festival in 2002. It features Classical, Oiamber, Jazz, Pops, and Family conceits. Founded in 1988 by conductor Boris Brott as a two-week event, BMF has grown to encompass an Autumn Festival in addition to the Summer, which continues to be the centrepiece of Hamilton's vibrant arts scene in July and August. . Guest soloists over the years have included: Valerie Tryon, Pinchas Zukerman, Anton Kuerti, Oliver Jones, · Martin Beaver, James Ehnes, Lara St. John, Michael Burgess to name a few. The Orchestra-in~residence is the renowned National Academy Orches• tra, comprising top graduating music students from across Canada and players from the country's finest orchestras who act as "ment6r musicians" in the stands. SuMl\IER OF M 11s1c: FEsT1v AL PROFILES Calgary International Organ Festival and Competition August 7 - 17, 2002 Venues: within downtown Calgary, Alberta Phone: (403) 543'·!i 115 or 1 ·800·213·9750 E·Mail: Website: CALGARY IS READY tq take centre stage onre again and host some of the finest musicians in the world August 7 to 17, for the 4th Royal Bank Calgary International Organ Festival and Competition. The 2002 Festival and Competition promises to be 11 days of world-class entertainment, with something for everyone to enjoy. · Collingwood M-usic Festival July 12 - August 3 (Concerts at 8pm) Trinity United Church 140 Maple Street Collingwood, ON Contact: Douglas Nadler Phone: (519) 599·5461 E·Mail: Website: THE CoWNGWOOD Music Festival's third summer season brings the finest , musicians from across Canada to Collingwood's acoustically magnificent Trinity United Church! Order tickets through our website and find out about the great dinner menus being prepared for the Festival by the fabulous Terracotta Restaurant. The Terracotta is a 5 minute walk from · the concert venue. Fri, July 12 - McComb String Quartet; Fri, July 19, - Gainet Rogers folk singer; Wed, July 24, - Erika Raum, violin & Anton Kuerti, piano; Thurs, July 25, - Anton Kuerti, piano, Kristine Bogyo, cello & Douglas Nadler, flute; Thurs, August 1, -Robert Michaels Group; Sat, Aug. 3, - Quartetto Gelato Domaine Forget's Festival International June 22 - August 25 Phones: 888·DFORGET (336·7438) 418-452·3535 E·mail: • Website: Tuts YFAR IBE Concert Hall celebrates the acquisition of a · rew German Steinway piano with three remarkable Canadian pianists: Marc­ Andre Hamelin, Naida Cole am Andre Laplante with Les Violons du Roy. We welcome .for the first time such artists as violinist Pinchas Zukerman, jazzman Didier Lockwood, cellist Anner Bylsma, and soprano Agnes Er 'Adufr 'Amateur 'Musicians CAMM • Cen . . 'Music Centre tmosphere . ' tat and vocal music zz, world music lfr ensembles uash, ._/ijl•feyball 4, 2002 1, 2Q02 , , ville ke 'Ontario owntown Toronto am mat~rs au Canada 40

Mellonanlmeetaga4iour frien:ls Pierre Amoyal, Emmanuel Pahud, Leo Brouwer, Regis Pasquier, among many others. In addition, the Orchestre symphonique de Quebec gives a concert that marks the kick-off of its 1001' anniversary celebrations. Please consult olir website or brochure for concert details. Elora Festival July 12 - August 4 Ga1,11brel Barn, St. John's Anglican Church, St. Mary's Catholic Church. All chosen for their exceptional acoustical properties Contact information: JoAnn Martin, General Manager Phone: 519·846·0331 E·mail: "Website: THIS IS THE 23RD season for the Elora Festival, one of the only Choral Festivals in Ontario. Opening Night features soloists Daniel Taylor, Ben Butterfield, Suzie LeB!anc and Daniel Lichti performing Handel's newly discovered Gloria and Dixit Dominus, and Bach's Magnificat; a new production written by SUMMER OF Music: FEsnv AL PROFILES Richard Ouzounian especially for the Festival - "A Tribute to Richard Rodgers" starring Michael Burgess, June Crowley, Dan Chameroy and Melissa Thomson; over 200 Choristers, The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, The Elora Festival Singers, anc! the .Elora Festival Orchestra perform Mozart's Requiem and the Lux Aetema; The Gryplion Trio and many more. See our website for more details. Festival of the Sound July. 19 · August 11 Venues: Festival Hall, St. Peter's and St. James Churches, Island Queen, M.V. Chippewa, Inn and Tennis Club at Manitou Phone 705·746·2410 E·Mail Website CANADA'S MOSr CREATIVE swnmermusic festival takes place in Parry Sound, a small town in a spectacular location on the shores of Georgian Bay. Concerts range all the way from free Discovery Concerts introducing young Canadian composers to Bach's St. John Passion. Musical cruises and special events on Georgian Bay combine the music of the Festival of the Sound with the area's natural beauty. On August 6 and 7, hear four Octets for Winds that may be undiscovered works by Mozart. David Bourque worked with source materials riddled with inconsistencies and mistakes to publish the first performing edition of these works. Are they really Mozart? You be tl).e judge. Visit the Parry Sound waterfront to see work taking place· on the new performance hall, Canada's next "acoustical gem". It's a Grand Summer June· 13 · September 21 Venue: The Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street, Kingston ON K7L 1 B2 Phone Box Office (613)530-2050 E·Mail Websites: www.grandtheatre· JmN us FOR an outstanding summer of comedy, drama and music in the true Grand tradition. Lameque International Baroque Music Festival (New Brunswick) July 26, 27 and 28 Lameque guest conductor, Labadi.e Venues: various, but evening concerts at the Ste·Cecile Church at Petite Riviere de l'lle, on Lameque Island, NB Contact: Hejean Poirier, General Mam1ger Phone: 1 ·800·320·2276 E·Mail: Website: http:// THE LAMP.QUE International Baroque Music Festival devotes its entire program to the baroque music period (1600-1750). Allconcertsaregivenon period instruments. For the last 27 McCOMB STRING QUARTET Friday, July 12, 2002 at 8:00 pm ~NErROGERs-- folk singer Friday, July 19, 2002 at 8:00 pm ERIKA RAUM, violin ANTON KUERTI, piano Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 8:00 pm ANTON KUERTI, piano KRISTINE BOGYO, cello · DOUGLAS NADLER, flute . Thursday, July 25, 2002 at 8:00 pm ROBERT MICHAELS Jazz/ Flamenco Group Thursday, August 1, 2002 at 8:00 pm QUARTETTO GELATO Saturday, August 3, 2002 at 8!00 pm All concerts will be held at Trinify United Church 140 Maple Street, Collingwood

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