2014 Summer Music Festival Listings

Afrofest
July 5 and July 6
Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON
416-469-5336
afrofest.ca

AGC/Plein Air Salon Garden Concert Series '14

Wednesday evenings, July 2 to August 27
Toronto, ON
416-487-0705
artistsgardencoop.com

June 24 4:30: Launch Party. All others: Wednesdays 7:30. See Section A for details.

 

All-Canadian Jazz Festival
September 5 to September 7
Port Hope, ON
1-855-713-9310
allcanadianjazz.ca

All performances held at Memorial Park and Capitol Theatre. Performers include: Fathead; Redhot Ramble; Griffith Hiltz Trio; Susie Arioli; Matenca Group; Kellylee Evans; and Mike Francis Quartet.

 

Ashkenaz Festival
August 26 to September 1
Toronto, ON
416-979-9901
ashkenazfestival.com

Beaches International Jazz Festival
July 18 to July 27
Toronto, ON
416-698-2152
beachesjazz.com

Blue Bridge Festival
June 6 and June 7
Newmarket, ON
289-366-0823
ardeleanamusic.com

Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts
September 5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
289-868-9177
bravoniagaraimf.com

Performers include Ehnes Quartet: James Ehnes and Amy Schwartz Moretti, violins; Richard O’Neil, viola; Robert DeMaine, cello. “Falling for Music at Château des Charmes.”

 

Brott Music Festival
June 19 to August 14
Greater Hamilton Area, ON
905-525-7664
brottmusic.com

 

BPAC – Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington

NA – Netkin Auditorium – Adas Israel Synagogue, 125 Cline Ave S., Hamilton

RC – Redeemer College, 2274 County Road 1, 777 Garner Rd E, Ancaster

MCM – Mohawk College’s McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, 135 Fennell Avenue W. Hamilton

TA – Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St, Hamilton

FMPM – Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs, Ancaster

WE – White Eagle Banquet Hall(Polish Hall), 1015 Barton St. E., Hamilton

SJA – St. John’s Anglican, 272 Wilson St E., Ancaster

National Academy Orchestra of Canada; Boris Brott, conductor

•June 19 7:30: Mozart Requiem–The Genius of Amadeus. Mozart: Requiem; “Jupiter” Symphony; Beckett: An Offering of Songs. Arcady Singers with orchestra. BPAC. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•June 27 7:30: Eroica and the Emperor. Beethoven. Arthur Ozolins, piano with orchestra. BPAC. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•July 3 7:30: Klezmania. Kleztory. A Nakht in Gan Eydn; Oy Tate S’iz Gut; Hora; Geamparale;

Violin Doina in C; and Zol Zayn Gelebt. NA. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•July 4  7:30: Celebrate Beethoven. Poulenc: Double Piano Concerto; Beethoven: Choral Fantasy; Fifth Symphony; new works by Berg. Redeemer University Choir; Valerie Tryon and Paul Thorlakson, pianos: with orchestra.. RC. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•July 6  7:30: Strings of My Heart. Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1; Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante; Respighi: Pines of Rome; Brott: Martlett’s Muse. Martin Beaver, violin; Nicolò Eugelmi, viola; with orchestra. BPAC. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•July 10  7:30: Fly Me to the Moon–The Sinatra Show. New York New York, My Way, Summer Winds, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Chicago and other selections. Chris Jason, voice. MCM. $35; $30(sr); $15(st).

•July 14  7:30: From Broadway with Love. A tribute to the memory of Pauline Zamprogna. West Side Story, Carousel, Chess, Man of La Mancha and other selections. Host: Dominic Zaprogna; Nick Settimi and Kristen Peace, voices. TA. $35; $30(sr); $15(st).

•July 17  7:30: Love, Actually! Or The Eternal Love Story–Romeo and Juliet.  Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture; Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite; Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances, Minkus: Le Corsaire; Don Quixote (Pas de Deux). Sonia Rodriguez and Piotr Stanczyk, dancers; with orchestra. BPAC. $33; $28(sr); $15(st).

•July 20  7:00: Music at Fieldcote. Beethoven: Wellington Victory; Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture. FMPM. Free.

•July 24  7:30: Valerie and Boris–A Special Year. Grieg: Piano Concerto; Elgar: Enigma Variations; Glick: Psalm. Valerie Tryon, piano with orchestra. MCM. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•July 31  7:30: Opera Hits! Selections from La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Magic Flute, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto and other works. Aline Kutan, soprano; James Westman, baritone; Arcady Singers; Opera Hamilton Chorus; with orchestra. MCM. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•August 7 7:30: Russian Rousers. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2; Paganini: Variations on a Theme; Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition, Angelova: Festival Overture. Ian Parker, piano with orchestra. MCM. $32; $27(sr); $15(st).

•August 9 8:00: Polkas and Pierogis!: Walter Ostanek, Canada’s Polka King. WE. $40; $35(sr); $25(st).

•August 10 3:00: High Tea–Music for a Sunday Afternoon. Goulet: “A Fishing Story”; Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A; Rossini: Introduction and Variations; Benny Goodman Medley. Kornel Wolac, clarinet; Shoshana Telner, piano; with members of the orchestra. SJA. $40; $35(sr); $25(st).

•August 14 3:00: Rite of Spring. Stravinsky: 1919 Firebird Suite; Pal: Burn; Weber: Spectre de la Rose;  Chopin: Les Sylphides. Jillian Vanstone and Patrick Lavoie, dancers with orchestra. MCM. $33; $28(sr); $15(st).

 

Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship
August 6 to August 10
Shelburne, ON
519-925-8620
shelburnefiddlecontest.com

All performances held at The Arena, The Legion, Fiddle Park Campground and Entertainment Gardens, Fairgrounds. Performers include Ballagh Bunch, Beckett Family and Hotel California Eagles Tribute Band.

 

Chautauqua Institution
June 21 to August 24
Chautauqua, NY, USA
716-357-6250
ciweb.org

Performers include Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and Chautauqua Opera Company.

City of Toronto Historic Sites
June 1 to June 22
Toronto, ON
Call 311
toronto.ca/museum-events

 

All performances held at Spadina Museum, Fort York and Montogomery’s Inn. Performers include Kyle Marshall, VentElation and Ton Beau String Quartet; Events include Indigenous Arts Festival, Gatsby Garden Party and Solfeggio Music Series(throughout the summer).

 

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
July 31 to August 4
Riding Mountain National Park, MB
204-571-6547 or 204-727-9631
clearlakefestival.ca

 

EL -- Erickson Lutheran Church, 30 3 Street SW, Erickson

LW --  Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University, 270-18th Street, Brandon

MM -- "The Martise" at the Marina, Main Beach, Wasagaming (Clear Lake), Riding Mountain National Park

 

•July 31 7:30: Alexander Tselyakov in Recital. Debussy: Estampes; Liszt: Totentanz; Tchaikovsky: Variations Op.19; Scriabin: Three pieces; Rachmaninoff: Three pieces. Alexander Tselyakov, piano. LW. $15–$25.

•August 1 7:30: Extravaganza. Works by Marcello, Massenet, Defontaine, Sarasate, Glazunov, Shostakovich and Peterson. Kerry DuWors, violin; Marc Djokic, violin; Heather Wilson, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Nancy Hennen, flute; Allen Harrington, saxophone; Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov, piano. EL. $15–$25.

•August 2 10:30am: Coffee Concert–Serious Fun! Tango, classical music, and musical theatre. Works by Schoenfield, Albeniz, Ibert, Rogers, Piazzolla and others. Chelsea Chimilar, mezzo; Marc Djokic, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Daniel Tselyakov, Ben Bertin and  Alexander Tselyakov, piano. EL. $15–$25; 3:00: Concert 4: Jazz. Shannon Chapman, voice and saxophone; Greg Gatien, saxophone; Eric Platz, percussion; Mahechver Shunmugan, piano. EL. $15–$25.

•August 3 3:00: Romantic Afternoon. Fauré: Morceau de Concours, for flute and piano; Kuhlau: Grand Trio Op.119,  for flute, cello and piano; Schumann: Adagio and Allegro Op.70; Dvořák: Trio Dumky No.4 in e Op.90 B166, for violin, cello and piano. Kerry DuWors, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Nancy Hennen, flute; Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Collette Simonot, host. EL.$15–$25; 8:30: Jazz Cruise Concert. MM. $30–$35.

•August 4 3:00: Festival Grand Finale–Triple the Fun! K. Nichols: The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter (world premiere); works by Mozart, Sullivan, Barry and Shostakovich. EL. $15–$25.

Colours of Music
September 26 to October 5
Barrie, ON
705-726-1181
coloursofmusic.ca

 

Performances at 12:00_noon, 2:30 and 7:30pm in churches throughout Barrie. Performers include That Choir; Choir of St. James Cathedral, Charron Brothers with Sarah Robinson and Cecelia String Quartet.

Domaine Forget
June 21 to August 24
Saint-Irénée, QC
418-452-8111
domaineforget.com

Elora Festival
July 11 to July 27
Elora, ON
519-846-0331
elorafestival.ca

July 11 7:30: Opening Night Gala–Haydn’s Creation. Performers include Festival Singers, Trinity College Choir, Afiara String Quartet with James Campbell, Toronto Consort and Gryphon Trio.

Festival de Lanaudière
July 8 to August 10
Joliette, QC
1-800-561-4343
lanaudiere.org

All performances held at Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay. Performers include Cirque Éloize; Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Orchestre Métropolitain; Julian Kuerti, conductor, and Stewart Goodyear, piano.

Festival of the Sound

July 18 to August 10
Parry Sound, ON

1-866-364-0061 / 705-746-2410

All performances held at Charles W. Stockey Centre for Performing Arts. Performers include RBC Stockey Young Artists: Silvie Cheng, piano, and Bryan Cheng, cello; Lori Gemmel, violin; James Mason, oboe; and Bryce Kulak, piano/voice.

Forest Festival

August 12 to August 17
Haliburton, ON

705-754-2198
theforestfestival.com

All performances held at 11:00am, 2:00 and 8:00 at Bone Lake Amphitheatre. Performers include Bruce Cockburn, Shuffle Demons, Canadian Brass, Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor and Measha Brueggergosman.

Glimmerglass Festival
July 11 to August 24
Cooperstown, NY, USA
(607) 547-2255
glimmerglass.org

All performances held at Alice Busch Opera Theatre. Start times vary. $10–$144 Works include Puccini: Madame Butterfly; Rodgers and Hammerstein: Carousel; von Hofmannsthal: Ariadne in Naxos; Picker and Scheer: An American Tragedy. Francesca Zambello, stage director..

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
August 8 to August 10
Goderich, ON
519-524-8221
celticfestival.ca

Highlands Opera Studio

July 31 to August 28
Haliburton, ON

905-640-5235
highlandsoperastudio.com
All performances held at Highlands Opera Studio or Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion. Works include Puccini: Tosca; Donizetti: Rita; Walton: The Bear.

 

Highlands Summer Festival

June 30 to August 7
Haliburton, ON

705-457-9933
highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

All performances held at 2:00 or 8:00 at Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion. $29.50. Works include ​Great Expectations, Back in '59, The Last Resort, Billy Bishop Goes to War,​ ​and I Hate Hamlet​.

Home County Music & Art Festival
July 18 to July 20
Victoria Park, London, ON
519-432-4310
homecounty.ca

Admission by donation for shows on: July 18: 6:00 pm–11:00; July 19: 12:00pm–11:00; July 20: 12:00pm–9:00. Performers include Whitehorse, Ashley MacIsaac, Nathan Rogers, Jenn Grant and James Keelaghan.

Huntsville Festival of the Arts

July 3 to August 3
Huntsville, ON

705-789-4975
huntsvillefestival.on.ca

All mainstage performances held at Algonquin Theatre; July 12: Nuit Blanche North, locations vary. Free. Performers include Measha Brueggergosman, Jesse Cook, Holly Cole, Colin James and Alan Doyle.

June 22 to September 19
Indian River, PE

1-866-856-3733
indianriverfestival.com

All performances held at 3:00 or 7:30 at St. Mary's Church. Maritime, classical, jazz, world and contemporary music.

 

Jazz On The Mountain At Blue

July 4 to July 6
Blue Mountain Village, ON

416-960-1568
bluemountainjazzfest.com

M – Mainstage, North Mountain

EP – Events Plaza, Blue Mountain Village

CB – Copper Blues, 156 Jozo Weider Blvd., Blue Mountains

FP – Firehall Pizza Co., 162 Jozo Weider Blvd., Collingwood

CAS – C&A Steak Co., 166 Jozo Weider Blvd., Collingwood

TH – Tholos, 170 Jozo Weider Blvd., Collingwood

Weekend Pass (All Mainstage Concerts, Master Classes and Art&Jazz@Blue): $79.95; Individual Concert (One concert, Master Class for that day and Art&Jazz@Blue): $39.95; Free(12 and under).

•July 4 2:00: Top Pocket. EP. Free; 4:00: Quincy Bullen Band. Guest: Eddy Bullen. EP. Free; 6:00: Vibrosis. EP. Free; 9:00: Gino Vanelli. Opening: Irene Torres and SugarDevils. M; 10:00: Chris Smith. CP. Free; 10:00: Alex Pangman. FP. Free; 10:00: Rob Tardik. CAS. Free; 10:00: Alex Goodman Duo. TH. Free.

•July 5 2:00: Gone Fission. EP. Free; 4:00: Rob Tardik. EP. Free; 6:00: Gabriel Mark Hasselbach EP. Free; 9:00: Commodores. Opening: Andria Simone. M; 10:00: Chris Smith. CP. Free; 10:00: Alex Pangman. FP. Free; 10:00: Sam Samole. CAS. Free; 10:00: Alex Goodman Duo. TH. Free.

•July 5 11:00am: Countermeasure. EP. Free; 1:00: Ault Sisters; EP. Free; 3:00: Yellowjackets. Opening: Five After Four. M; EP.

Kincardine Summer Music Festival

August 3 to August 16
Kincardine, ON

519-396-9716
ksmf.ca

All evening performances at 8:00 at St. Mary’s Church. $25; All “4 O’Clock in the Park” concert series in Victoria Park. Free. Performers include Mike Rud, guitar; Mike Downes, bass; Earl MacDonald, piano; Sienna Dahlen, vocalist; Drew Jureka, jazz violin.

 

Leith Summer Festival
July 12 to August 23
Leith Church, Leith, ON
519-371-5316
leithfestival.ca

Live from the Rock Folk Festival
August 8 to August 10
Red Rock, ON
livefromtherockfolkfestival.com

Luminato Festival
June 6 to June 15
Toronto, ON
416-368-3100
luminatofestival.com

1909 08 2:00: Luminato Festival. Music Mob. Ravel: Boléro. Play-along (any instrument) with Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Peter Oundjian, conductor. Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St. 416-368-3100 or 416-815-5500. Free. Enter through Gate 6 at Maple Leaf Square. Musicians assemble at 1:30pm.

1909 15 7:00: Luminato Festival. Salute to the Americas. Lavallée: O Canada; John Estacio: Frenergy; Weinzweig: "Barndance" from Red Ear of Corn; Copland: "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo; Bernstein: "Mambo" from West Side Story; Williams: Main Title Theme from Star Wars; and other works. Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Simone Osborne, soprano; Peter Oundjian and Shalom Bard, conductors. David Pecaut Square, 55 John St. 416-368-3100. Free.

FS – Festival Stage, David Pecaut Square, Toronto

LLS – Luminato Lounge Stage, David Pecaut Square, Toronto

EDG – Edward Day Gallery, 952 Queen St. W., Toronto

TBL1 – TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 1, 350 King St. W., Toronto

ACC – Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St., Toronto

WGT – Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St., Toronto

MH – Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto

MT – MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto

RTH – Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto

All events are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

•June 6 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Eva Avila. Pop. LLS; 8:00: Premiere Series: Green Porno, Live on Stage. By Rossellini and Carrière (Canadian premiere). Isabella Rossellini; Muriel Mayette, stage director. WGT. $45–$85. Also Jun 7, 8(mat); 8:00: Pan-American Tropical Triple Bill: Interactivo. Afro-Cuban fusion. FS; 9:00: Pan-American Tropical Triple Bill: Emeline Michel. Haitian. FS; 10:00: Pan-American Tropical Triple Bill: Jesse Cook. Guest: Amanda Martinez. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 7 7:00: Slaight Music Series: More or Les. Hip Hop. LLS; 7:30: Kid Koala’s Nufonia Must Fall. Graphic novel animated in real time with live soundtrack. Afiara Quartet. TBL1. $35. Also Jun 8, 9; 8:00: Premiere Series: Green Porno, Live on Stage. By Rossellini and Carrière (Canadian premiere). Isabella Rossellini; Muriel Mayette, stage director. WGT. $45–$85. Also Jun 6, 8(mat);; 8:00: Philly Funk Sandwich: Adrian X, guitar. FS; 9:00: Philly Funk Sandwich: The Roots. FS. $35; free(3 and under); 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 8 2:00: Premiere Series: Green Porno, Live on Stage. By Rossellini and Carrière (Canadian premiere). Isabella Rossellini; Muriel Mayette, stage director. WGT. $45–$85. Also Jun 6 and 7(eve); 2:00: Music Mob with members of Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Ravel: Boléro. Peter Oundjian, conductor. ACC; 2:00: Hidden Cameras. Indie Folk. FS; 6:00: Slaight Music Series: Theo Tams, trumpet/piano/voice. LLS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Molly Thomason, singer-songwriter. LLS; 7:30: Kid Koala’s Nufonia Must Fall. Graphic novel animated in real time with live soundtrack. Afiara Quartet. TBL1. $35. Also Jun 7, 9. Post-performance talk; 8:00: Synchronize. Audio/video DJ set featuring classic, popular and art films from different eras synchronized to contemporary music. Golubić. FS; 9:00: LiV Warfield. R&B/Soul. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 9 6:00: Slaight Music Series: Liz Coyles. Jazz. LLS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Luanda Jones, singer-songwriter. LLS; 7:30: Kid Koala’s Nufonia Must Fall. Graphic novel animated in real time with live soundtrack. Afiara Quartet. TBL1. $35. Also Jun 7, 8; 8:00: Aline Morales. Brazilian Samba Soul. FS; 9:00: Bebel Gilberto. Brazilian Samba Soul. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 10 6:00: Slaight Music Series: Nick Sherman, singer-songwriter. LLS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Digging Roots. Global Blues. LLS; 7:30: Premiere Series: Sleeping in the Devil’s Bed: The Music of Daniel Lanois. By Willner (world premiere). MH. $45–$150; 8:00: Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer-songwriter. FS; 9:00: Tanya Tagtaq, throat singer: Nanook of the North. Works by Charke set to film. Jesse Zubot, violin; Jean Martin, percussion. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 11 6:00: Slaight Music Series: Jessica Mitchell, singer-songwriter. LLS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Liam Titcomb, singer-songwriter. LLS; 8:00: Alejandra Ribera, singer-songwriter. FS; 9:00: Keys on the Street–A Recital of Urban Dance and Piano. Angela Hewitt, piano; Tré Armstrong, dance. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 12 6:00: Slaight Music Series: Jill Godin, singer-songwriter. LLS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Quique Escamilla. Latin American Fusion. LLS; 8:00: Stones in Her Mouth. By Ponifasio (North American premiere). Chants, songs, oratory and dance. MT. $40–$75. Also Jun 13, 14; 8:00: Souljazz Orchestra. Jazz, soul, Afro, Latin and Caribbean rhythms. FS; 9:00: Sidestepper. Electronica with Afro-Colombian rhythms. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 13 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Folk. LLS; 8:00: Stones in Her Mouth. By Ponifasio (North American premiere).  Chants, songs, oratory and dance. MT. $40–$75. Also Jun 12, 14; 8:00: Art-Rock Coalition Redux: Saidah Baba Talibah. Rock, blues and soul. FS. $35; free(3 and under); 9:00: Art-Rock Coalition Redux: TV on the Radio. David Sitek, guitar/keyboard; Tunde Adebimpe, voice; Kip Malone, guitar/voice; Jaleel Bunton, drums; Gerard Smith, bass. FS. $35; free(3 and under); 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 14 1:00: Heavyweights Brass Band. FS; 2:30: Soul Rebels. New Orleans jazz, pop and hip hop fusion. FS; 7:00: Slaight Music Series: Arsenals. Ska, rockysteady, reggae and pop fusion. LLS; 7:30: If I Loved You: Gentlemen Prefer Broadway–An Evening of Love Duets. Pop, jazz and musical theatre. Rufus Wainwright; David Byrne; Boy George; Josh Grobin; Brennan Hall; and others; Stephen Oremus, music director. SC. $45–$150; 8:00: Stones in Her Mouth. By Ponifasio (North American premiere). Chants, songs, oratory and dance. MT. $40–$75. Also Jun 12, 13; 8:00: Rock Steady Reggae: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars. Reuben Koromo, conductor. FS. $35; free(3 and under); 9:00: Rock Steady Reggae: Ziggy Marley–The Fly Rasta Tour. FS. $35; free(3 and under); 10:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra Goes Late Night. Shostakovich: Symphony No.5; Bates: Garages of the Valley. RTH. $35–$45; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

•June 15 4:00: Strings are the Thing: Caitrin Finch, harp, and Seckou Keta, kora. FS; 5:30: Slaight Music Series: Stacey Kay. Pop. LLS; 5:30: Strings are the Thing: Toronto Symphony Orchestra–Salute to the Americas. Works by Weinzwieg, Williams, Lecouna, Villa-Lobos, Ginastera and others. Peter Oundjian, conductor. FS; 11:00: Jason Collett’s Basement Revue. EDG. $20.

Markham Jazz Festival

August 14 to August 17
Main Street Unionville, Markham, ON

905-471-5299
markhamjazzfestival.com

Performers include Bruce Cockburn, Jenny Sheinman, Rene Marie, Barbara Lica, Mark McLean, Mike Rud, Sienna Dahlen and Melissa Lauren..

 

Mateca Arts Festival

June 7 to June 8
Victoria College, UofT
Toronto, ON

416-596-0729
mateca.com

World music dance and visual art Performers include Rita Di Ghent, Luanda Jones and Eliana Cuevas. See section A for details.  

Midland's Summer Serenade

July 3 to August 28
Midland, ON

705-528-0521
brooksidemusic.com

 

MCC – Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King Street, Midland

BE – Boathouse Eatery on Midland's waterfront, 177 King Street, Midland

SPUC – St. Paul's United Church, 308 King Street, Midland

•July 3 7:30: Gryphon Trio. Works by Haydn, Beethoven and Schafer. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•July 4 8:00: Lui Mario Ochoa Cuban Quintet. Featuring rumba to samba, bolero to waltz and son to cha. BE. $25; $10(st).

•July 10 7:30: Beatriz Boizan, piano. Works by Haydn, Cervantes, Liszt, Albéniz, de Falla and Lecuona. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•July 17 7:30: Quartetto Gelato. Virtuosic showpieces, romantic tenor arias, pyrotechnical solos and blazing gypsy showpieces. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•July 18 7:30: Brenda Lewis and Margaret Stowe. Vocal and guitar jazz duo cabaret. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•July 24 7:30: Buzz: Preludes and Rhapsodies. Music for brass, piano and harp. Works by Liszt, Debussy, Gershwin. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•July 31 7:30: Brodsky String Quartet with James Campbell. Works by Mozart, Borodin and Stravinsky. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•August 2 8:00: Rant Maggie Rant. Celtic world beat quartet. BE. $25; $10(st).

•August 7 7:30: Paul Marleyn and Mauro Bertoli: Slavic Soundscapes. Music for cello and piano. Works by Glazunov, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•August 15 7:30: Valdy. Cabaret evening featuring Canadian folksinger Valdy. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•August 21 7:30: Toronto All-Star Big Band. Spirit, style and sound of the golden age of big bands. MCC. $25; $10(st).

•August 23 7:30: Ontario Youth Choir. Featuring the finest choral repertoire. Marta McCarthy, conductor. SPUC. $25; $10(st).

•August 28 8:00: Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Fifteen-piece folk music revolutionaries. BE. $25; $10(st).

 

Montreal Baroque Festival

June 19 to June 22
Montreal, QC

514-845-7171
montrealbaroque.com

Works include Vivaldi: Four Seasons; Beethoven: Pastoral Symphony and Spring Sonata; various Bach cantatas.

 

Montreal Jazz Festival
June 26 to July 6
Montreal, QC
514-871-1881
montrealjazzfest.com

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival
June 7 and June 8
Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON
416-848-3838
muhtadidrumfest.com

Music & Beyond

July 5 to July 17
Ottawa, ON

613-241-0777
musicandbeyond.ca

Festival passes $250-$450

DCUC -- Dominion Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street

FBC -- First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier Avenue, West

SAC -- St. Andrew`s Church, 82 Kent Street

TH -- Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland St

•July 5 7:30: Opening Gala: An Event with Branford Marsalis. Classical and jazz music. Branford Marsalis, saxophone. Branford Marsalis Quartet, National Arts Centre Orchestra. DCUC. $20-$100

•July 6 2:00: New Orford Quartet. Classical music. FBC. $10-$65. 7:30: New Orford Quartet. Classical music. SAC. $10-$65.

•July 7 2:00: Auryn String Quartet. Classical music. DCUC. $10-$65. 8:30: Chanticleer. Vocal ensemble. DCUC. $10-$65.

•July 8 7:30: Auryn String Quartet. Classical music. DCUC. $10-$65.

•July 9 2:00: Auryn String Quartet. Classical music. DCUC. $10-$65. 7:30: Igudesman and Joo. Works for piano and violin. DCUC. $10-$65.

•July 10 7:30: Igudesman and Joo. Piano and violin. DCUC. $10-$65. 7:30: Vienna Piano Trio. Works for violin, cello and piano. Venue TBA. $10-$65.

•July 11 7:30: Vienna Piano Trio. Works for violin, cello and piano. Venue TBA. $10-$65.

•July 12 2:00: Vienna Piano Trio. Works for violin, cello and piano. Venue TBA. $10-$65. 7:00: Tango Soiree. Tango Boreal (bandoneon, guitar, charango, double bass); Nepean High School Jazz Ensemble. TH. $10-$65.

•July 15 7:30: Three Sides of Oliver Jones. Classical and jazz music. Oliver Jones, piano; Nepean High School Jazz Ensemble; Oliver Jones Jazz Trio. DCUC. $10-$65.

Music Mondays

Mondays at noon, June 2 to August 25
Downtown Toronto, ON

416-598-4521 x223
musicmondays.ca

All performances held at Church of the Holy Trinity. Curated by Eitan Cornfield; Ji Soo Choi, violin; Bryan Chen, cello; Koichi Inoue, piano. See section A for details.

 

Music at Port Milford

July 13 to August 10
Milford, ON

914-439-5039
mpmcamp.org

Saturday Chamber Music Series: $25; $10(st); Season Pass: $60; $25(st). Sunday Student Matinees: free; donations appreciated; MPM Takes to the Streets: free

•July 19 10:00am: MPM Takes to the Streets. Chamber music performed by students ages 12-18. Various locations in Picton.

•July 20 2:00: Sunday Student Matinees. Chamber, Choral and Orchestra Works. Music at Port Milford, 89 Colliers Rd., Milford.

•July 26 7:30: Saturday Chamber Music Series: Linden String Quartet. Mozart: Adagio & Fugue; Haydn: Op.76 No.1 in G; Murphy: Dark Energy; Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.80 No.6 in f. Sarah McElravy & Catherine Cosbey, violins; Eric Wong, viola; Felix Umansky,cello. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton.

•July 27 2:00: Sunday Student Matinees. Chamber, Choral and Orchestra Works. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton.

•August 02 10:00am: MPM Takes to the Streets. Chamber music performed by students ages 12-18. Various locations in Picton.

•August 02 7:30: Saturday Chamber Music Series: Tokai String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet No.63 in B-flat Op.76 No.4 “Sunrise”; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.2 in A Op.68; Korngold String Quartet No.2 Op.26. Amanda Goodburn & Csaba Koczo, violins; Carolyn Blackwell, viola, Emmanuelle Beaulieu Bergeron, cello. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton.

•August 03 2:00: Sunday Student Matinees. Chamber, Choral and Orchestra Works. Music at Port Milford, 89 Colliers Rd., Milford.

•August 09 7:30: Saturday Chamber Music Series: Port Milford Faculty Artists. Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins in C Op.56; Mozart: String Quartet No.22 in B-flat K589; Schubert: Du Bist Die Ruh; An die Musik; Beach: Piano Quintet. Rebecca Kenneally, mezzo; Marie Berard & Rohan Gregory, violins; Angela Rudden, viola; Paul Widner, cello; Peter Longworth, piano. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton.

•August 10 2:00: Sunday Student Matinees. Chamber, Choral and Orchestra Works. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton.

 

Musique Royale

July 6 to September 10
Venues throughout Nova Scotia; office in Lunenburg, NS

902-634-9994
musiqueroyale.com

 

Early and traditional music. Performers include Richard Margison, British Columbia Boys Choir, Best of Boxwood, Steve Normandin and Salsa Barocca.

 

National Youth Orchestra of Canada

National summer tour (July 28 in Toronto)
Toronto, ON

416-532-4470
nyoc.org

 

July 5: Waterloo; July 7: Cambridge; July 29: Toronto; July 31 and August 1: Ottawa (See section B for details); August 4: Montreal; August 6: Calgary; August 7: Edmonton; August 11: Vancouver.

1910 29 7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Inspired. Mahler: Symphony No.1; R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel; Gripp: Passacaglia. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-532-4470. $25–$47.50.

Newmarket jazz+ Festival

August 1 to August 4
Riverwalk Commons
Newmarket, ON

newmarketjazzfestival.com

 

Friday 5:30–11:30; Saturday 10:00_am–11:00; Sunday 12:00_noon–11:00; Monday 12:00_noon–7:00.

$5(day pass); $15(4 days or 4 tickets); $25(VIP Friday); $30(VIP Sunday or Monday); Free(12 and under).

Also playing: Shannon Butcher; Michael Massaro; Oakland Stroke; Sultans of String; FiddleFire!; Boogie Boy Blues; and others.

RC–Riverwalk Commons, Doug Duncan Dr., Newmarket

LH–Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr., Newmarket

MS–Main Street, Newmarket

•August 1 Sounds Carribean.

•August 2 Justin Hines; 6:00: Rich and The Poor Boys.

•August 3 Lorne Lofsky; George Olliver; 3:00: Tardik; 7:00: Juice; 8:00: Alexander St. Kitts.

•August 4 2:00: Mike Field, trumpet; 4:00: Joy Lapps, steel pan; 5:00: Jackie and Kim Richardson, voice.

 

Niagara Jazz Festival

August 22 to August 24
Niagara-on-the Lake, Niagara, ON

1-844-LIV-JAZZ! (1-844-548-5299) or 888-732-1682
niagarajazzfestival.com

Weekend pass $149 includes Launch Event at Stratus Winery, Flagship Event at Jackson-Trigg and Jazz Brunch at the Old Winery.

SV – Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Road

NPL – Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, 10 Anderson Lane

TV – The Village, Beside the Shopper’s Drugmart Outdoor Stage

GH – Garrison House, Unit 2 Garrison Village Drive

JTW – Jackson Trigg’s Winery, 2145 Niagara Stone Road

OHB – Oast House Brewery, 2017 Niagara Stone Road

OWR – Old Winery Restaurant, 2228 Niagara Stone Road

•August 22 6:00: Frank’s Bus Brass Band. On bike path. 6:30: Local Jazz Quartet; Alistair Robertson Quartet. 8:00: Ribbon-cutting ceremony and welcome. 8:30: Browman Electryc Trio. All night:DJ, Marinko TBC. SV. $35.

•August 23 11:00am: Meet the Artists: Graham Lear and Nathan Hiltz. NPL. Free.

•August 23 11:00am: Loose Change Quintet. 12:00: DJ Marinko + (Changeover). 12:30: Rob McBride Trio. 1:30: DJ Marinko + (Changeover). 2:30: Blue Note Tribute Quintet. 3:30: DJ Marinko + (Changeover). 4:30: Ashley St. Pierre Quartet. 5:30: DJ Marinko + (Changeover). 6:30: Don Naduriak, Xavierjazz. TV. Free.

•August 23 3:00: Guitar Central with Warren Stirtzinger Duo. 10:00: Guitar Central with Griffith Hiltz Trio. GH. Free.

•August 23 7:00: Local Jazz Bands: MGM Trio, Jay Reed Duo and Mike Daley Duo; Music with dinner. 7:00: Franks Bus Brass Band. Outside on the bike path. 8:30: All Star Jazz Line up with: Jazz FM 91’s Jaymz Bee – MC, Heather Bambrick, Barbra Lica, John, Sherwood, John Neudorf, Chase Sanborn, Mark Kieswetter. JTW. $69; $166(includes dinner).

•August 23 9:30: Jazz Jam with Randy Stirtzinger Trio. OHB. Free.

•August 24 11:30am: Jazz Brunch with Dixieland Jazz Bar and Bar Room Buzzards. OWR. $45.

•August 24 2:30: Graham Lear Trio on the patio. SV. Free.

No Strings Theatre

August 7 to August 10
Toronto, ON

416-588-5845 x1
nostringstheatre.com

Works include Howland: Little Women the Musical. Book by Knee; lyrics by Dickstein. Based on book by Louisa May Alcott. Distillery District.

Northern Lights Festival Boréal
July 4 to July 6
Sudbury, ON
705-674-5512
nlfbsudbury.com

Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound

June 5 to June 15
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

519-579-8564
openears.ca

All performances held at Victoria Park Pavillion, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and St. John the Evangelist Church, Walper Hotel Gallery and Registry Theatre. Performers include GREX, JunctQín, Sharry Boyle and Christine Fellows . See section B for details.

 

Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival
June 5 to June 8
Orangeville, ON
519-941-9041
orangevillebluesandjazz.ca

Orford Festival
June 28 to August 17
Orford, QC
1-800-567-6155
arts-orford.org

Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival
July 24 to August 7
Ottawa, ON
613-234-6306
chamberfest.com

 

BM -- ByWard Market, 55 Byward Market Square

BW -- Beechwood National Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue

DC – Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper St.

ESP -- École Secondaire Publique De La Salle, 501 Old St. Patrick Street

NAC – National Arts Centre of Canada, 53 Elgin Street

NGC – National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive

SB – St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick Street

•July 24 7:00: Opening Night with Brentano String Quartet. Mozart: String Quartet No.17 in B-flat K458; Bartók: String Quartet No.3 in C-sharp; Elgar: String Quartet in e, Op.83. Brentano String Quartet. DC. $35. 10:00: Tom Allen’s “From Weimar to Vaudeville”. Patricia O'Callaghan, soprano; Bryce Kulak, vocalist; Kevin Fox, cello; Lori Gemmell, harp; Tom Allen, narrator and trombone. SB. $30

•July 25 noon: Latitude 41. Schubert: Piano Trio in E-flat Op 148 D897 “Notturno”; Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 3 in f Op.65; Schubert: Piano Trio No.2 in E-flat Op.100 D929. Latitude 41. DC. $30. 2:00: Bring the Kids: FiddleFire! DC. Free. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Michel Strauss, cello; Macha Belooussova, piano. DC. Free. 7:00A Far Cry. Dvořák: Slavonic Dances; Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and Piano in d MWV O4; Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; James Parker, piano. DC. $29-$47. 10:00: Don Byron Quintet with Divine Brown. Divine Brown, vocals; Don Byron Quintet. SB. $30.

•July 26 noon:Toronto Consort: The Shakespeare Songbook. Toronto Consort; David Fallis, conductor. DC. $30. 1:00: Alfresco Concerts I. Rosebud Chamber Players. NGC. Free. 2:00: Rising Stars. SB. $30. 3:00: Alfresco Concerts II. Sultans of String. NGC(outdoors). Free. 3:00: A Russian Hamlet. Shostakovich: Hamlet Op.32; Prokofiev: Five Melodies Op.35bis; Konyus: Elegy Op.2, No.1; Rachmaninoff: Sonata for Cello and Piano in g Op.19; Rachmaninoff: Two Pieces for violin and piano, Op.6, No.2 Hungarian Dance. Atis Bankas, violin; Yuri Cho, violin; David Samuel, viola; Michel Strauss, cello; Macha Belooussova, piano. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Generation Next. DC. Free. 7:00: Soledad with Manu Comté. Soledad; Manu Comté, bandoneon and accordion. DC. $35. 10:00: Pilar and the Sicilian Jazz Project. Pilar, vocals; Sicilian Jazz Project. SB. $30.

•July 27 11:00am: Sacred Spaces I: G'froerer and Gott. Joanna G'froerer, flute; Michelle Gott, harp. BW. $30. 1:00: Alfresco Concerts III. NGC. Free. 3:00: Alfresco Concerts IV. NGC. Free. 3:00: Hinrich Alpers and Friends. Taneyev: Piano Quintet in g Op.30. Nikki Chooi, violin; Yuri Cho, violin; David Samuel, viola; Roman Borys, cello; Hinrich Alpers, piano. DC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Don Byron, clarinet; Gryphon Trio. DC. Free. 7:00: Generation Next. Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Op.6; Murphy: Search My Heart (as I run this race); Svendsen: Octet for Strings in A Op.3. Trio Alba; Isaac Chalk, viola; Cameron Crozman, cello; Arnold Choi, cello; Carson Becke and Melisande McNabney, piano. DC. $35. 10:00: collectif9. SB. $30.

•July 28 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: Rosebud Chamber Players. Arnold Choi, cello. DC. $30. 3:00: Cecilia String Quartet with James Campbell. Janáček: String Quartet No.1 “Kreutzer Sonata”; Ryan: String Quartet No.3 (sonata distorta); Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in b Op.115. James Campbell, clarinet; Cecilia String Quartet. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Benjamin Bagby, vocals, anglo-saxon harp. DC. Free. 7:00: En blanc et noir: A WWI Piano Commemorative. Debussy: En blanc et noir, for two pianos L134; Ravel: La Valse; Stravinsky: Rite of Spring. Jon Kimura Parker, piano and arranger; James Parker, Hinrich Alpers and Pedja Muzijevic, piano; DC. $35. 10:00: Beowulf. Ben Bagby, voice, anglo-saxon harp. SB. $30.

•July 29 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon:Trio Alba. Haydn: Piano Trio No.43 in C HobXV:27; Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in c Op.66; Murphy: Give Me Phoenix Wings to Fly. Trio Alba. DC. $30. 3:00: Dreamscape in Four Courses. Mark Fewer, violin; Aloysia Friedmann, viola; Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Afiara Quartet. NGC.   $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Mark Fewer, violin. DC. Free. 7:00: Sondra Radvanovsky in Recital. Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano. DC. $29-$47. 10:00: Campbell/Afiara Project. Campbell/Afiara Project. SB. $30.

•July 30 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: Mozart at Noon. Mozart: Divertimento for violin, viola and cello in E-flat K563; Mozart: Piano Quartet No.2 in E-flat K493. Ensemble Made in Canada. DC. $30. 2:00: Bring the Kids: Meet Mr. Mozart. Ensemble Made in Canada. DC. Free. 3:00: What Makes It Great? Copland's Appalachian Spring. National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Rob Kapilow, conductor and commentator. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Aloysia Friedmann, viola; Jon Kimura Parker and Jamie Parker, piano. DC. Free. 7:00: Chamberfest@20: An Anniversary Celebration. Surprise lineup. DC. $35.

•July 31 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: Les Voix Baroques – Vanitas Vanitatum: Rome 1650. Les Voix Baroques. DC. $30. 2:00: Bring the Kids: Rambunctious! Michael Louis Johnson (also of Lemon Bucket Orkestra), trumpet, band leader. DC. Free. 3:00: Mahler, Martinů, and Brahms. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Janina Fialkowska, piano. DC. Free. 7:00: Miró Quartet with Jon Kimura Parker. Glass: String Quartet No.5; Brahms: Piano Quintet in f Op.34; Haydn: String Quartet Op.76, No.2 HobIII:76. Miró Quartet; Jon Kimura Parker, piano. DC. $35. 8:00: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Wagner: Lohengrin, Preludes (Act I and III) WWV75; Ginastera: Harp Concerto Op.25; Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé. Antoine Malette-Chénier, harp; National Youth Orchestra of Canada; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor. NAC. $20. 10:00: From Dawn ‘til Dusk: 150 Years of Canadian and American Song. Monica Whicher, soprano; Russell Braun, baritone. SB. $30.

•August 1 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: Haydn Contrasts. Haydn: Sonata in D HobXVI:51; Sonata in G HobXVI:40; Sonata in g HobXVI:44; Crumb: Makrokosmos Bk.I Pt.I "Pastorale"; Nancarrow: Tango. Pedja Muzijevic, piano. DC. $30. 3:00: Lafayette String Quartet. Shostakovich: String Quartet No.10 in A-flat Op.118; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.4 in e Op.44 No.2; Haydn: String Quartet No.1 in B-flat HobIII:1 Op.1 No.1. Lafayette String Quartet. DC. $30. 7:00: An Evening with Janina Fialkowska. Grieg: Kanon from Lyric Pieces Op.38 No.8; Albumblad from Lyric Pieces Op.47 No.2; Gade from Lyric Pieces Op.57 No.2; Salon from Lyric Pieces Op.65 No.4; Sommeraften from Lyric Pieces Op.71 No.2. Janina Fialkowska, piano. DC. $29-$47. 10:00: Sounds from Space: The Voyager Golden Record Remix Project. Jesse Stewart, percussion. SB. $30.

•August 2 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: I Am in Need of Music. Plant: Sandpiper and the Shepherd; Hatzis: Four Songs on Poems by Elizabeth Bishop; Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the Rock); Glick: Suite hébraïque. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Mark Simons, clarinet; Pedja Muzijevic, piano. DC. $30. 3:00: Chooi Brothers. Frédéric Lacroix, piano. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Alejandra Escuar, flute; Rodrigo Sigal, electronic audio; José Luis García Nava, visual artist. DC. Free. 7:00: Lemon Bucket Orkestra Animates the Capital. Lemon Bucket Orkestra. BM. Free. 7:00: Tiempo Libre. DC. $35. 10:30: Anahtar. Güç Basar Gülle, oud; Andrew Downing, cello and composer. SB. $30.

•August 3 11:00am: Sacred Spaces II: Canadian Guitar Quartet. Donkin: Mappa Mundi; Ho: Milagro; Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in D RV404. Rachel Mercer, cello; Canadian Guitar Quintet. BW. $30. 3:00Dover Quartet. Schubert: String Quartet No.13 in a D804 "Rosamunde"; Ullman: Quartet No.3; Mozart: String Quartet No.16 in E-flat K428. Dover Quartet. DC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Tim Brady, guitar; Christina Petrovska Quilico, piano. DC. Free. 7:00: What Makes It Great? Beethoven’s String Quartet No.16 Op.135. Dover Quartet; Robert Kapilow, conductor and commentator. DC. $35. 10:00: Luminico. Alejandro Escuer, flute and composer; Rodrigo Sigal, electronics and composer; José Luis García Nava, visual artist. SB. $30.

•August 4 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: New Music Now I. Leroux: Ami...Chemin...Oser...Vie; Boudreau: Solaris. Nouvel ensemble moderne. ESP. $30(NMN I-III). 1:30: New Music Now II. Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano. ESP. $30(NMN I-III). 3:00: New Music Now III. Arsenault: L'après (l'infini); Prévost: Tryptique; Gougeon: Suite privée; Connesson: Techno-Parade; Holliger: Studie über Mehrklänge. Ensemble Prisme; Alice Teichert, visual artist. ESP. $30(NMN I-III). 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Land’s End Ensemble. DC. Free. 7:00: Brodsky Quartet. Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.6 in f Op.80; Schubert: Quartettsatz in c; Purcell: Chaconne in g; Tanaka: At the Grave of Beethoven; Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in f Op.95 "Serioso". Brodsky Quartet. DC. $35. 10:00: Shuffle. Ariadne Greif, soprano; Francisco Fullana, violin; Hassan Anderson, oboe; Moran Katz, clarinet; Eliran Avni, piano. SB. $30.

•August 5 10:00am: Chamber Chat. Experts discuss the day's musical offering. See section D. "The ETCeteras," under Lectures & Symposia. noon: New Music Now IV. Sciarrino: Piano Trio No.2; Nobles: Chronostasis; Bell: Phénomènes; Sorensen: Phantasmagoria; Radford: Event Horizon. Land’s End Ensemble. ESP. $30(NMN IV-VI). 1:30: New Music Now V. Tim Brady, guitar and composer; Martin Messier, video artist. ESP. $30(NMN IV-VI). 3:30: New Music Now VI. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Gordon Wolfe, trombone; Gryphon Trio; Gary Kulesha, composer. ESP. $30(NMN IV-VI). 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Ann Monoyios, soprano; Matthew White, countertenor. DC. Free. 7:00: Il Trionfo del Tempo: Handel's First Oratorio. Handel: Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno. Les Voix Baroques; Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo; Reginald L. Mobley, countertenor; Colin Balzer, tenor. DC. $29-$47. 10:00: La Vuta: Violin beyond the Pale. Lara St. John, violin; Serouj Kradjian, piano. SB. $30.

•August 6 10:00am: Bach Summit I. Sonata for flute and obbligato harpsichord in E-flat BWV1031; Sonata for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord in G BWV1027; Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in f BWV1018; Sonata for flute and basso continuo in C BWV1033. Ensemble Caprice. DC. $30. noon: Bach Summit II. Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in c BWV1017; Sonata for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord in g BWV1029; Sonata for flute and basso continuo in e BWV1034; Sonata for flute, violin and basso continuo in c BWV1079; Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in A BWV1015; Trio Sonata for 2 flutes and basso continuo in G BWV1039. Ensemble Caprice. DC. $30. 3:00: What Makes It Great? Bach’s Second Brandenburg Concerto. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F BWV1047. Ensemble Caprice; Robert Kapilow, conductor and commentator. NGC. $30. 5:45: Siskind Snapshots. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano and comedienne; Peter Tiefenbach, piano. DC. Free. 7:00: Gryphon Trio in Concert. Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a Op.50; Schafer: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano; Wijeratne: Love Triangle; Braden: New Work for Piano Trio, Electronics and Visuals. Gryphon Trio. DC. $35. 10:00: Mary Lou Fallis and Peter Tiefenbach: Primadonna Does Shakespeare. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano and comedienne; Peter Tiefenbach, piano. SB. $30.

•August 7 10:00am: Bach Summit III. Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in b BWV1014; Sonata for flute and basso continuo in E BWV1035; Sonata for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord in D BWV1028; Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in E BWV1016. Ensemble Caprice. DC. $30. noon: Bach Summit IV. Sonata for flute and obbligato harpsichord in A BWV1032; Sonata for violin and obbligato harpsichord in G BWV1019; Sonata for flute and obbligato harpsichord in b BWV1030. Ensemble Caprice. DC. $30. 3:00: Cheng Duo: Around the World. Schubert: Ständchen; Beethoven: Sonata No.4 for cello and piano in C Op.102 No.1; Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs; Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op.20, No.1; Gershwin: Prelude No.1 in B-flat; Piazzolla: Libertango. Cheng Duo. NGC. $30. 7:00: Closing Night: The Brandenburg Concertos. Shostakovich: Op.87 Preludes. Ensemble Caprice. DC. $35.

Peterborough Folk Festival
August 22 to August 24
Peterborough, ON
peterboroughfolkfest.com

Peterborough Musicfest
Wednesdays and Saturdays, June 28 to August 27
Del Crary Park, Peterborough, ON
ptbomusicfest.ca

 

Prince Edward County Jazz Festival

August 12 to August 17
Various Locations, Picton, ON

613-476-8416 x28 or 1-877-411-4761
pecjazz.org

 

RT – Regent Theatre 224 Main St., Picton

B&C – Books & Co., 289 Main St., Picton

HEW – Huff Estates Winery, 2274 County Rd. 1, Bloomfield

TB&C – The Beck & Call, 252 Main St., Picton 613-654-9996

WH – Waring House, 395 County Rd. 1, Picton

SAPC – St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 31 King St., Picton

GC – Glenwood Chapel, 47 Ferguson St., Picton

WFM – Wellington Farmers Market, 245 Main St., Wellington

BUC – Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main St., Bloomfield

RRV – Rosehall Run Vineyards, 1243 Greer Road, Wellington

AS – Agrarian Speakeasy, 275 Main St., Bloomfield

SMMC – St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton

HMBW – Half Moon Bay Winery, 3271 County Rd. 13 South Bay

WEW – Waupoos Estates Winery, 3016 County Rd. 8, Waupoos

CCC – County Cider Company, 657 Bongards XRd., Waupoos

HEV – Harwood Estate Vineyards, 18908 Loyalist Parkway, Hillier

FTAC – Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Co., 4309 County Rd. 8, Waupoos

•August 12 7:00: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Informal lecture with Brian Barlow. Free.

•August 13 7:30: Ben Vandergaast, WH; 8:00: Jazz Gala. Guido Basso, flugelhorn/trumpet; Russ Little, trombone; Robi Botos, piano; Scott Alexander, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. HEW. $70. 5:30: Wine tasting; 6:30: Dinner; reservations required.

•August 14 5:30: Hannah Barstow, piano. WH; 7:30: Jenica Rayne Trio. WH; 8:00: Dave Brubeck’s “Time Out”. Remi Bolduc, alto sax; Fancois Bourassa, bass; Fraser Hollins, bass; Dave Laing, drums. RT. $38; 10:00: Robi Botos Trio. B&C. Reservations required.

•August 15 1:00: Dan Bone Trio. HEW; 4:00: Marika Galea. SAPC. Free; 5:00: Hannah Barstow. WH; 7:00: Robert Keyes, piano. WH; 7:30: Hannah Barstow Trio. WH; Remembering Jim Hall. Reg Schwager; Lorne Lofsky; David Occhipinti; Rob Piltch. RT. $38; 10:00: Robi Botos Trio. B&C. Reservations required.

•August 16 10:00_am: Lenny Solomon, violin, and Reg Schwager, guitar. GC; 11:30_am: Jazz Van – Chameleon Jazz Band. WFM; 12:00_noon: Autobahn. SAPC; 1:00: Mike Francis Duo. HEW;

2:00: David Braid Solo Piano Concert. $20. SMMC; 7:00: The Starpainters. AS; 5:30: Hannah Barstow, piano. WH; 7:30: Angela Turone Trio. WH; 8:00: Renee Rosnes Quartet. Lewis Nash, drums; Peter Washington, bass; Jimmy Greene, tenor sax. RT. $38; 10:00: Robi Botos Trio. B&C. Reservations required.

•August 17 10:30_am: Jazz Mass. Robi Botos Trio. SMMC; 12:00_noon: Jazz Van – Chameleon Jazz Band. HMBW; 1:00: Canadian Jazz Quartet. HEW; 1:00: Dan Bone Trio. CCC; 1:00: Starpainters. HEV; 1:00: Mike Francis Duo. FTAC; 2:00: Chelsea McBride Quartet. SAPC; 5:30: Hannah Barstow, piano. WH; 7:00: Lenni Stewart. AS; 7:30: Don Englert Trio. WH; 8:00: Gershwin in Blue. David Braid, piano; Jackie Richardson, voice; Brian Barlow Big Band. RT. $38.

 

Prince Edward County Music Festival

September 19 to September 28
Picton, ON

613-393-3798
pecmusicfestival.com

All performances held at Church of St. Mary Magdalene or I Musici de Montréal (Regent Theatre). Chamber music and solo recitals. Performers include I Musici de Montréal; Penderecki String Quartet, Ensemble Made in Canada; Denise Djokic, cello; André Laplante, piano; Nikki Chooi, violin; Philip Chiu, piano. $36; $5(youth). September 27 6:30: Carmen on Tap. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo, and her troupe. Casa Dea Estate Winery. Dinner and opera. $100.

Scarborough Town Jazz Festival

August 7 to August 10
Burrows Hall Community Centre, Scarborough, ON

647-427-1403
scarboroughtownjazzfestival.com

All performances held at Burrows Hall Community Centre Park, Rosebank Park, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto and Albert Campbell Square. Performers include Issac Delgado, Liberty Silver, Joel Lovano, Hilario Duran and Joaquin Nunez Hidalga. Also crafts, international cuisine, dances, prizes, fresh farm produce, games for young children and corporate exhibits.

SCENE Music Festival
June 28 and June 29
St. Catharines, ON
scenemusicfestival.com

Sound Symposium
July 4 to July 12
St. John’s, NL
709-753-4630
soundsymposium.com

Stewart Park Music Festival
July 18 to July 20
Perth, ON
613-264-1190
stewartparkfestival.com

Stratford Summer Music

July 14 to August 24
Stratford, ON

1-866-288-4313
stratfordsummermusic.ca

TPP – Tom Percussion Island – Lakeside Drive, Stratford

MB – MusicBarge – beside Avon River on Veterans Way, Stratford

LQP – Lower Queen’s Park – at Queen St. and Lakeside Dr., Stratford

RU – Rundles – 9 Cobourg St., Stratford

TC – The Church – 70 Brunswick St., Stratford

SAC – St. Andrew’s Church – 25 St. Andrew St., Stratford

RE – Revel Caffè – 37 Market Place, Stratford

RCL – Royal Canadian Legion – 207 St. Patrick St.,Stratford

KC – Knox Church – 142 Ontario St., Stratford

           

•July 14 8:00: Launching Tom Percussion Island. TorQ. TPP.  Free.

•July 14 9:20: Fireworks to Music for a Midsummer’s Night. LQP.  Free.

•July 16 2:00: TorQ’s Experience for Young People. TPP. Free.

•July 18 2:00: TorQ’s Experience for Young People. TPP. Free.

•July 19 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Music from My Living Room. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Jul 20.

•July 19 9:00: Saturday Night Cabaret: Oliver Jones Jazz Trio. Oliver Jones, piano; Éric Lagacé, bass; Jim Doxas, drums. TC. $42; $148(4 shows). Reservations required for dinner package. Also Jul 26(Broadsway), Aug 2(Jane Bunnett/Maqueque), 16(Mark Downes Quartet).

•July 20 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Music from My Living Room.  Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Jul 19.

•July 20 4:00: TorQ with Larkin Singers. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Jul 25 and 27.

•July 23 7:00 Courting Elizabeth: Music and Patronage in Shakespeare’s England. Works by Dowland and Hume. Folger Shakespearean Consort; Arcadia Consort; James Taylor, tenor. SAC. $27; $44(2 shows). 1 of 2 shows.

•July 24 7:00: Shakespeare’s Music: In Celebration of the Bard’s 450th Year. Works by Shakespeare, Bannister and Morley. Drew Minter, countertenor; Mark Rimple, lute. Folger Shakespearean Consort. SAC $27; $44(2 shows). 2 of two shows.

•July 25 9:00am: Bicycle Opera: Program A. Rolfe and Chai: Rosa; Thornborrow and Yee: A little rain must fall; Stokes: Bianchi; Scime (libretto by Koiter): L’Homme et le ciel (excerpt). Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 26(5:30), Jul 27.

•July 25 12:30:  BargeMusic. Participants of Percussion Seminar. MB. Free.                   

•July 25 5:30: Bicycle Opera: Program B. Denburg and Rabinovitch: Regina; Current and Piatigorsky: Airline Icarus (excerpt); Barbotin and Balkan: (What rhymes with) Azimuth? Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 26(9:00am).

•July 25 7:00: TorQ. Guest: Nebojsa Zivkovic. SAC. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Jul 20, 27.               

•July 26 9:00am: Bicycle Opera: Program B. Denburg and Rabinovitch: Regina; Current and Piatigorsky: Airline Icarus (excerpt); Barbotin and Balkan: (What rhymes with) Azimuth? Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 25(5:30).

•July 26 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: The Cabarets of Stratford.  Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Jul 27.

•July 26 12:30: BargeMusic. Ensembles from National Youth Orchestra of Canada. MB. Free.

•July 26 3:00: BargeMusic. Ensembles from National Youth Orchestra of Canada. MB. Free.

•July 26 5:30: Bicycle Opera: Program A. Rolfe and Chai: Rosa; Thornborrow and Yee: A little rain must fall; Stokes: Bianchi; Scime (libretto by Koiter): L’Homme et le ciel (excerpt). Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo, and Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 25(9:00am).

•July 26 9:00: Saturday Night Cabaret. Broadsway: Heather Bambrick, Diane Leah and Julie Michels.

TC. $42; $148(4 shows). Reservations required for dinner package. Also Jul 19(Oliver Jones Jazz Trio), Aug 2(Jane Bunnett/Maqueque), 16(Mark Downes Quartet).

•July 27 9:00am: Bicycle Opera: Program A. Rolfe and Chai: Rosa; Thornborrow and Yee: A little rain must fall; Stokes: Bianchi; Scime (libretto by Koiter): L’Homme et le ciel (excerpt). Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 25, Jul 26(5:30).

•July 27 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: The Cabarets of Stratford. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Jul 26.

•July 27 12:30: BargeMusic. Canadian Men’s Chorus. MB. Free.

•July 27 3:00: Bicycle Opera: Program B. Denburg and Rabinovitch: Regina; Current and Piatigorsky: Airline Icarus (excerpt); Barbotin and Balkan: (What rhymes with) Azimuth? Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Chris Enns, tenor; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo; Larissa Koniuk, soprano; Liza Balkan, stage director; Wesley Shen, music director. RE. PWYC. Also Jul 25(5:30), Jul 26(9:00am).

•July 27 3:00: BargeMusic. Canadian Men’s Chorus. MB. Free.

•July 27 4:00: Finale. TorQ; Percussion Seminar Participants. SAC. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Jul 20, 25.

•July 30 8:00: Special Event. World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. RCL. $47/$42(adv). 

•July 31 12:30: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 1 12:30: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 1 7:30: Special Event. Hilary Hahn, violin; and Jan Lisiecki, piano. Guests: Annex String Quartet. Brahms: Violin Sonata No.1; Chausson: Concerto for Violin and Piano with String Quartet Op.21. SAC. $57/$52(adv).

•August 2 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Toronto’s Clubs and Cafés. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 3.

•August 2 12:30: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 2 3:00: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 2 9:00: Latin Jazz Cabaret. Jane Bunnett and Maqueque Empowered by Female Energy. TC. $42; $148(4 shows). Reservations required for dinner package. Also Jul 19(Oliver Jones Jazz Trio), 26(Broadsway), Aug 16(Mark Downes Quartet).

•August 3 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Toronto’s Clubs and Cafés. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 2.

•August 3 12:30: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 3 3:00: BargeMusic. Traditional Quebec. Les Poules à Colin. MB. Free.

•August 4 8:00: Tribute to Stompin’ Tom Connors. Guest: Sean Cullen. Whiskey Jack. RCL. $32/$27(adv).

•August 6 2:00: The Grand Piano Series: Daniel Clarke Bouchard. Debussy: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum; Mozart: Sonata No.12 for Piano in F K332; Schumann: Scenes from Childhood Op.15 No.1 – Of Foreign Lands & Peoples. SAC. $32; $91(3 shows). Also Aug 13, 20.

•August 7 12:30: BargeMusic. Resolutionaries Marimba Band. MB. Free.

•August 8 12:30: BargeMusic. Resolutionaries Marimba Band. MB. Free.

•August 8 7:00: Bizet’s Carmen on Tap. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Richard Troxell, tenor; Maghan McPhee, soprano; Pierre-Etienne Bergeron, baritone; and others; Brent Krysa, stage director. TC. $110. Dinner and opera. Opening night. Also Aug 9, 10(12:00_noon).

•August 9 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Our Family Porch. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 10.

•August 9 3:00: BargeMusic. Resolutionaries Marimba Band. MB. Free.

•August 9 7:00: Bizet’s Carmen on Tap. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Richard Troxell, tenor; Maghan McPhee, soprano; Pierre-Etienne Bergeron, baritone; and others; Brent Krysa, stage director. TC. $110. Dinner and opera. Opening night. Also Aug 8, 10(12:00_noon).

•August 10 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Our Family Porch. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 9.

•August 10 12:00_noon: Bizet’s Carmen on Tap. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Richard Troxell, tenor; Maghan McPhee, soprano; Pierre-Etienne Bergeron, baritone; and others; Brent Krysa, stage director. TC. $110. Dinner and opera. Opening night. Also Aug 8 and 9(7:00).

•August 10 12:30: BargeMusic. Resolutionaries Marimba Band. MB. Free.

•August 10 3:00: BargeMusic. Resolutionaries Marimba Band. MB. Free.

•August 13 2:00: The Grand Piano Series: Pavel Kolesnikov. Mozart: Fantasy in c K475; Schumann: Fantasy in C Op.17; Nachtstücke; Scriabin: Vers la flamme Op.72; Sonata No.4 in F–sharp Op.30. SAC. $32; $91(3 shows). Also Aug 6, 20.

•August 14 11:15am: Organ Week: Breakfast at Tiffany’s and other Movie Tunes about New York. Moon River; Arthur’s Theme; It Might Be You (from Tootsie 1982); People (from Funny Girl 1968); West Side Story and other selections. George Wesner. KC. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Aug 15, 16.

•August 14 12:30: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 15 11:15am: Organ Week: A Salute to Radio City Music Hall. George Wesner. KC. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Aug 14, 16.

•August 15 12:30: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 15 7:00: Finale. School of Rawk. RCL. Free.

•August 16 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Riding the Rails. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 17.

•August 16 11:15am: Organ Week: My Regards to Broadway! Works by Rodgers and Hammerstein; Phantom of the Opera (excerpts). George Wesner. KC. $27; $66(3 shows). Also Aug 14, 16.

•August 16 12:30: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 16 3:00: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 16 9:00: Juno Jazz Cabaret: Mike Downes Quartet. Mike Downes, bass; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Ethan Ardelli, drums; Dave Restivo, piano. TC. $42; $148(4 shows). Reservations required for dinner package. Also Jul 19(Oliver Jones Jazz Trio), 26(Broadsway), Aug 2(Jane Bunnett/Maqueque).

•August 17 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Riding the Rails. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 16.

•August 17 12:30: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 17 3:00: BargeMusic. Bluegrass. Grain Report. MB. Free.

•August 17 7:30: Stars. Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan, vocals. KC. 519-271-6442. $47/$42(adv).

•August 20 2:00: The Grand Piano Series: Wesley Shen. Maresz: Cascades for Donna Lee; Cage: Suite for Toy Piano; Murphy-King: Ophiology; Donatoni: Françoise Variationen, Ristic: Prélude et Fugue; and other works. $32; $91(3 shows). SAC. Also Aug 6, 13.

•August 21 12:30: BargeMusic. Irish, folk and celtic. COMAS. MB. Free.

•August 21 7:30: Haitian Orphanage Choir. SAC. $27.

•August 22 12:30: BargeMusic. Irish, folk and celtic. COMAS. MB. Free.

•August 22 7:00: Bach at the Coffee House. Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings; Telemann: Sonata for flute, oboe and continuo; Bach: Sonata for violin and continuo in e; Cantata BWV211 “O holder tag” (Coffee Cantata). Tafelmusik and guests: Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Phillip Addis, baritone; Zacharie Fogal, tenor. SAC. $52; $79(2 shows). Also Aug 23.

•August 23 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Today and Tomorrow. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 24.

•August 23 12:30: BargeMusic. Irish, folk and celtic. COMAS. MB. Free.

•August 23 7:00: Bach at the Wedding. Vivaldi: Concerto for bassoon; Bach: Sonata for 2 violins and continuo after BWV529; Bach: Cantata BWV210 “Schweigt stille” (Wedding Cantata No.2). Tafelmusik and guest: Nathalie Paulin, soprano. SAC. $37; $79(2 shows). Also Aug 22.

•August 23 3:00: BargeMusic. Irish, folk and celtic. COMAS. MB. Free.

•August 23 9:00: Saturday Night Cabaret: Micah Barnes and Six Pals Celebrate the Music of New York. Daniel Barnes, drums; Russ Boswell, bass; Michael Shand, keyboard; Billy Newton Davis, Gavin Hope and Tyrone Gabriel, vocals. TC. $42; $148(4 shows). Reservations required for dinner package. Also Jul 19(Oliver Jones Jazz Trio), 26(Broadsway), Aug 2(Jane Bunnett/Maqueque), 16(Mike Downes Quartet).

•August 24 11:00am: Musical Brunch at Rundles: Today and Tomorrow. Anna Atkinson. RU. 519-271-6442. $55. Reservation required. Also Aug 23.

•August 23 12:30: BargeMusic. Irish, folk and celtic. Celtic Blue Highlanders Pipe Band. MB. Free.

 

Summer Music in the Garden

Most Thursdays and Sundays, June to September
Toronto Music Garden, Toronto, ON
(416) 973-4000
harbourfrontcentre.com/summer

Performers include Akwesasne Women Singers, Barbara Crall, Lan Tung, Jonathan Bernard and Cecelia String Quartet.  Original works and works by Beethoven, Haydn, Clarke, Bach, Weill and others. Free. See Section A for details.

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre
August 1 to August 11
Robert Gill Theatre, Toronto, ON
416-922-2912
solt.ca

 

•August 1 8:00: Magic Flute KV620. By Mozart; libretto by Schikaneder. Nicole Bellamy, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 3, 6(mat) and 9. English.

•August 2 2:00: Madame Butterfly. By Puccini. Book by Long; stageplay by Belasco. Narmina Afandiyeva, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 5, 7(eve), and 9. English; 8:00: Vanessa. By Barber; libretto by Menotti. Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 6, 8, and 10(mat). English.

•August 3 2:00: Magic Flute KV620. By Mozart libretto by Schikaneder. Nicole Bellamy, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 1(eve), 6, and 9(eve). English.

•August 5 8:00: Madame Butterfly. By Puccini. Book by Long; stageplay by Belasco. Narmina Afandiyeva, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2(mat), 7, and 9(mat). English.

•August 6 2:00: Magic Flute KV620. By Mozart libretto by Schikaneder. Nicole Bellamy, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 1(eve), 6, and 9(eve). English; 8:00: Vanessa. By Barber; libretto by Menotti. Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2, 8, and 10(mat). English.

•August 8 8:00: Vanessa. By Barber; libretto by Menotti. Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2, 6, and 10(mat). English.

•August 9 2:00: Madame Butterfly. By Puccini. Book by Long; stageplay by Belasco. Narmina Afandiyeva, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2, 5 and 7(eve). English; 8:00: Magic Flute KV620. By Mozart; libretto by Schikaneder. Nicole Bellamy, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 1, 3 and 6(mat). English.

•August 10 2:00: Vanessa. By Barber; libretto by Menotti. Raisa Nakhmanovich, piano/music director. $28; $22(sr/st). Also Aug 2, 6, and 8(eve). English.

Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival
July 18 to July 20
Waterloo, ON
226-220-3036
uptownwaterloojazz.ca

All performances are free and held at Main Stage, Waterloo City Hall Parking Lot or Sattelite Stage, Waterloo Public Square. Performers include PresHall Brass, Marcus Roberts Trio, Ivana Santilli, Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis, Alexander Brown, Soul Stew, Stealing Dan and Joni Nehrita.

 

SweetWater Music Festival

June 27 to June 29, September 19 to September 21
Owen Sound and Leith, ON

519-794-2083
sweetwatermusic.ca

June 27 to 29: Brass Festival. Works by Performers include True North Brass, Reverb Brass, student and community brass quintets. Works by J. Bach, Rindfleisch, Hesford, Irvine, McGrath, Gabrielli, Ellington and others; 20th-century Canadian Morley Calvert,19th-century Canadian Calixa Lavallée. Harmony Centre, Owen Sound, ON. September 19 to 21: Main Festival. Elizabeth Wallfisch, Hank Knox, David Braid and the St. Lawrence String Quartet help present SweetWater’s 11th festival, where internationally-known musicians come together in unique, innovative classical and jazz combinations. Classical works by J.S. Bach, Biber, Schmelzer, Vivaldi, Haydn, Beethoven; 2 new compositions. Historic Leith Church, Leith; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and Historic Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound, ON.

 

Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival

May 29 to June 8
Toronto, ON

416-964-6337
tafelmusik.org

All performances are held at Walter hall or Grace Church-on-the-Hill. Performers include members of Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute faculty, orchestras and choirs. Free. See section A for details.

TD Sunfest ’14
July 3 to July 6
London, ON

519-672-1522
sunfest.on.ca

Victoria Park. 5 stages. Performers include Los Van Van, 4Square, Comas and Kongero. Free.

 

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

June 19 to June 28
Toronto, ON

1-855-985-5000
torontojazz.com

SC – Sony Centre, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

RTH – Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto

JMT – Jane Mallet Theatre: St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E., Toronto

KH – Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W, Toronto

JB – Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St., Toronto

LL – Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W., Toronto

NPS – Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto

HSB – Home Smith Bar, 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto

SDM – Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Rd, Toronto

MG – Music Gallery, 197 John St, Toronto

K – KAMA, 214 King St W, Toronto

HT – Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St W, Toronto

HRC – Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge St, Toronto

•June 19 8:00: Chaka Khan. Opening: Shemekia Copeland. SC. 1-855-872-7669. $45–$129; 8:00: Mark McLean. Guest: Kellylee Evans. JB. $30; 8:00: Memo Acevedo and Building Bridges Band. Guest Jacquelene Acevedo/Jane Bunnett: Maqueque. LL. $39.50(adv only).

•June 20 7:30: Luis Mario Ochoa Sextet. SDM. Free; 7:30: June Garber and Friends. Guests: Russ Little Quartet with Jackie Richardson. HSB. $35; 8:00: Melissa Etheridge. Opening: Deborah Cox. NPS. Free; 8:00: Gregory Porter. JMT. 416-366-7723. $52.50; 8:00: Mark McLean. Guest: Lester McLean. JB. $30.

•June 21 12:30: Lighthouse. NPS. Free; 2:00: Wagner Petrilli Sextet. SDM. Free; 2:30: Rehan Dalal. NPS. Free; 5:00: Our Old School. SDM. Free; 7:30: June Garber and Friends. Guests: Russ Little Quartet with Amanda Martinez. HSB. $35; 8:00: David Clayton-Thomas. Opening: Oakland Stroke. NPS. 42.50; 8:00: Mark McLean. Guest: Wade O. Brown. JB. $30.

•June 22 12:00_noon: Odessa/Havana. NPS SDM on website. Free; 12:30: Toronto Mass Choir. NPS. Free; 2:30: Organic. NPS. Free; 3:00: Lorraine Klaasen Group. SDM. Free; 8:00: Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society. MG. $39.50; 8:00: Kenny Wayne Shepherd/Robert Randolf and Family Band. NPS. $69.50; 8:00: Billy Mays, piano. JB. $30.

•June 23 12:00_noon: Elizabeth Shepherd Quartet. NPS. Free; 1:00: Drumhand. SDM. Free; 5:00: Viva Mexico Mariachi. SDM. Free; 5:00: Joy Lapps Trio. NPS. Free; 5:00: Canadian Jazz Quartet. Guest: Ken Poplowski. K. $40; 8:00: Galactic/Big Sam’s Funky Nation. NPS. $42.50; 8:00: Gerald Clayton, piano. JB. $30; 10:00: Snarky Puppy. HT. $28.50.

•June 24 12:00_noon: Patricia Cano. NPS. Free; 1:00: Happy Pals. SDM. Free; 5:00: Mike Murley Trio. NPS. Free; 5:00: Canadian Jazz Quartet. Guest: Harry Allen. K. $40; 5:30: 7:00 on website Rhythm and Truth. SDM. Free; 8:00: Earth, Wind and Fire. SC. 1-855-872-7669. $59.50; 8:00: Dianne Reeves. Opening: Brandi Disterheft Quartet. NPS. $42.50; 8:00: Hiromi: The Trio Project. KH. 416.408.0208. $43–$65.50; 8:00: Jon Ballantyne, piano. JB. $25; 10:00: Nels Cline/Julian Lage Duo. HT. $28.50.

•June 25 12:00_noon: Laila Biali Trio. NPS. Free; 1:00: 12:00_noon on website Woodshed Orchestra. SDM. Free; 5:00: Denis Keldie Trio. NPS. Free; 5:00: Canadian Jazz Quartet. Guest: Warren Vache. K. $40; 5:30: 7:00 on website Slocan Ramblers. SDM. Free; 8:00: Keith Jarrett, piano. RTH. 416-872-4255. $59–$99; 8:00: Lettuce/Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Performing groups reversed on website NPS. $42.50; 8:00: Buika. KH. 416-408-0208. $43–$65.50; 8:00: Ian Shaw, voice. JB. $30; 10:00: Joey DeFrancesco Trio. HT. $28.50.

•June 26 12:00_noon: Suzie Vinnick Quartet. NPS. Free; 5:00: Rosemary Galloway Trio. NPS. Free 5:00: Canadian Jazz Quartet. Guest: Houston Person. K. $40; 5:30: Slocan Ramblers. SDM. Free Not on website; 7:00: Maylee Todd. SDM. Free; 8:00: John Scofield Uberjam Band/Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn, Eric Harland: PRISM. NPS. $49; 8:00: Measha Brueggergosman. KH. 416-408-0208. $57–$65.50; 8:00: Norma Winstone Trio. JB. $35; 10:00: Joey DeFrancesco Trio. HT. $28.50.

•June 27 12:00_noon: Bennie Meets Artie. Ross Wooldridge Big Band; Lorraine Lawson. NPS. Free; 5:00: Harkness-Herriott Duo. NPS. Free; 7:00: Cyndi Cain. SDM. Free; 7:30: June Garber and Friends. Guest: Russ Little Quartet with Barbara Lica. HSB. $35; 8:00: Bobby McFerrin–spirityouall. Opening: Soul Nannies. NPS. $69.50; 8:00: Roy Hargrove Quintet. JMT. 416-366-7723. $52.50; 8:00: Oliver Jones Trio. JB. $35. Also 10:30; 10:00: Broadsway. HRC. $35; 10:30: Oliver Jones Trio. JB. $35. Also 8:00.

•June 28 11:00am: Youth Jazz Showcase: JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band/Yoshihiro Murakawa Quartet. NPS. Free; 2:00: Jim Galloway Quartet. SDM. Free; 5:00: Autorickshaw. SDM. Free; 5:00: Tara Davidson Trio. NPS. Free; 7:30: June Garber and Friends. Guest: Russ Little Quartet with Melissa Sylianou. HSB. $35; 8:00: Stanley Clarke Trio/Mehliana. Reads “Mehliana/Stanley Clark Trio” on website Brad Mehldau; Mark Guiliana. NPS. $49; 8:00: Bill Frisell–Guitar in the Space Age. JMT. 416-366-7723. $52.50; 8:00: Oliver Jones Trio. JB. $35. Also 10:30; 10:00: Kelly and Kellygirls. HRC. $25; 10:30: Oliver Jones Trio. JB. $35. Also 8:00.

 

Thursday Night Concert Series

June 5 to August 28
Brampton, ON

905-874-2936
bramptondowntown.com

All performances at 7:00 in Gage Park or Vivian Lane. Free.

Toronto Summer Music Festival

July 22 to August 12

Toronto, ON

416-408-0208
torontosummermusic.com

$20-$99; $202-$592(weekly/flex/full festival passes); $75(Festival Insider pass)

KH -- Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West

WH -- Walter Hall, University of Toronto, 80 Queen's Park

•July 22 7:30: Opening Night featuring the Emerson String Quartet. Beethoven: Serioso Quartet; Britten: String Quartet in C Op.36; Schubert: Death and the Maiden. KH. Champagne reception in the lobby.

•July 23 7:30: Beatrice Rana. Bach: Partita No.1 in B-flat; Chopin: Funeral March; Prokofiev: Sonata No.6 in A Op.82. WH.

•July 24 7:30: Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin. Works by Haydn, Brahms and Dvořák. KH.

•July 25 7:30: Romanticism to Modernity. Works by Berg, Bridge, Strauss and Schoenberg. Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; Steven Dann, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano. WH.

•July 26 4:00; 7:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guest artists share the stage with TSM Academy Fellows. Mark Fewer, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano. WH.

•July 29 7:30: Soledad. Mix of jazz, calypso, tango and Tango Nuevo styles. Protégés of Argentinean pianist Martha Argerich. Chamber ensemble of violin, piano, guitar, double bass and accordion. WH.

•July 30 7:30: Modigliani String Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in G Op.77; Bartók: String Quartet No.2 Op. 17; Ravel: String Quartet in F. Philippe Bernhard, violin; Loïc Rio, violin; Laurent Marfaing, viola; François Kieffer, cello. WH.

•July 31 7:30: Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano. Featuring favourite Italian opera arias. KH.

•August 1 7:30: Russia After Revolution. Prokofiev: Duo for Two Violins; Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in g Op.57; Vaughan Williams; Phantasy Quintet. Jonathan Crow, violin; Martin Beaver, violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Marc Coppey, cello; Angela Cheng, piano. WH.

•August 2 4:00; 7:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guest artists share the stage with TSM Academy Fellows. Early-twentieth-century works from England, Russia, France, Germany, Hungary and Austria. Jonathan Crow, violin; Martin Beaver, violin: Paul Coletti, viola; Marc Coppey, cello; Angela Cheng, piano. WH.

•August 6 7:30: Soldier: From Severn to Somme. Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War. Songs by Mahler, Mussorgsky, Butterworth, Ives, Finzi and Poulenc. Christopher Maltman, baritone; Graham Johnson, piano. WH.

•August 7 7:30: Spotlight on the TSO. Viennese program featuring arrangements by Schoenberg and Berg. Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer; Strauss: Waltzes. Jonathan Crow, violin; Etsuko Kimura, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; David Hetherington, cello; Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet; guests: Peter McGillivray, baritone; David Louie, piano. WH.

•August 8 12:00; 4:00: TSM Academy Art of Song Recitals. François Le Roux, baritone; Graham Johnson, piano; Alumni of the TSM Academy Art of Song program. WH.

•August 8 7:30: Milos Karadaglic, classical guitar. Works by Sor, Bach, Granados, Rodrigo and De Falla. KH.

•August 9 4:00; 7:30: TSM Mentors and Fellows. Guest artists share the stage with TSM Academy Fellows. Early-twentieth-century works from England, Russia, France, Germany, Hungary and Austria. Jonathan Crow, violin; Etsuko Kimura, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; David Hetherington, cello; Jeffrey Beecher, bass; David Louie, piano. WH.

•August 12 7:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Weber: Overture to Oberon; Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis; Vivier: Orion; Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. KH.

Tottenham Bluegrass Festival

June 20-22, 2014
New Tecumseth, ON

1-888-886-4566

tottenhambluegrass.ca

All performances held at Tottenham Conservation Area. Performers include Spinney Brothers, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Crowe Brothers, Feller & Hill and Bluegrass Buckaroos. $25–$85.

Unionville Presents Thursday Nights at the Bandstand
June 12 to August 28
Unionville, ON
647-300-4891
unionvillepresents.com

Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 18 to July 20
Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, BC
thefestival.bc.ca

Performers include Joan Baez, Andrew Bird, Ozomatli, Frank Yamma and Hands of Glory.

Wasaga Beach Blues
September 13 and September 14
Wasaga Beach, ON
905-866-4052
wasagabeachblues.com

All performances held at Stonebridge Town Centre Performers include Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Carlos Del Junco, Steve Strongman and the Legendary Downchild Blues Band, Steve Hill, Texassippi, Soul Man Danny Brooks, and Weber Brothers.  Works include “The Music of Joe Cocker”.

Waterfront Blues
July 11 to July 13
Toronto, ON
416-698-2152
waterfrontblues.ca

July 11 begins at 7:00; July 12 begins at 1:00; July 13 begins at 2:00. Performers include Irene Torres and SugarDevils; Jack de Keyzer; Erin McCallum, Brant Parker Blues Band; Terry Gillespie, Lynn Drury, Blackburn, Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls, Greg Nagy, Harrison Kennedy, Sugar Ray and The BlueTones. Free.

Westben Arts Festival Theatre

June 6 to August 3, September 20, 21
Campbellford, ON

877-883-5777
westben.ca

•May 4  3:00: Aspects of Andrew – The Music and Life of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Robert Longo and Friends. $15.

•May 23 7:00: Love & Laments. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas. Young artists from Toronto Masque Theatre; Larry Beckwith. $15.

•June 6 7:00: Jesus Christ Superstar–In Concert. $32; $30(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•June 7 7:00: Jesus Christ Superstar–In Concert. $32; $30(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•June 8 3:00: Jesus Christ Superstar–In Concert. $32; $30(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). Sing Along.

•June 14 3:00: Campbellford District High School Music Night. Dave Noble, conductor. $10; $5(st/youth)

•June 15 7:00: Sounds of a Better World.Westben Youth and Teen Choruses; Donna Bennett, conductor; Westben Wind Ensemble; Nancy Elmhirst,conductor. $10; $5(st/youth).

•June 21 2:00: Gala Fundraiser–Here Comes the Sun!–A Garden of Music. $65. In support of Westben Arts Festival Theatre.

•June 22 3:00: Young Pianists’ Summit. $10; $5(st/youth).

•July 4 7:00: Opera in the Countryside–Dido and Aeneas. Purcell. Lauren Segal, mezzo soprano (Dido); Alexander Dobson, baritone (Aeneas); Marion Newman, mezzo soprano; Teri Dunn, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; and others; Toronto Masque Theatre Chamber Orchestra; Larry Beckwith, conductor.

$28; $26(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). Preview.6:00: Pre-show chat.

•July 5 7:00: Opera in the Countryside–Dido and Aeneas. Purcell. Lauren Segal, mezzo soprano (Dido); Alexander Dobson, baritone (Aeneas); Marion Newman, mezzo soprano; Teri Dunn, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; and others; Toronto Masque Theatre Chamber Orchestra; Larry Beckwith, conductor. $55; $53(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). 6:00: Pre-show chat.

•July 6 2:00: Opera in the Countryside–Dido and Aeneas. Purcell. Lauren Segal, mezzo soprano (Dido); Alexander Dobson, baritone (Aeneas); Marion Newman, mezzo soprano; Teri Dunn, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; and others; Toronto Masque Theatre Chamber Orchestra; Larry Beckwith, conductor. $55; $53(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). 1:00: Pre-show chat.

•July 10 7:00: Donna and Brian–Musical Muses. Donna Bennett, soprano; and Brian Finley, piano. Original works;works by Mozart, Strauss, R. Schumann, C. Schumann, and others. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). Complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres at intermission.

•July 11 7:00: A Comedy. By Melody A. Johnson. Rick Roberts and Aaron Willis, stage directors;

Alison Porter, music director/fiddle. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 12 2:00: Cecilia String Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.4; Janáček: String Quartet No.1, “Kreutzer Sonata”; Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.44 No.2. Min-Jeong Koh, violin; Sarah Nematallah, violin; Caitlin Boyle, viola; Rachel Desoer, cello. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth). 1:00: Pre-performance chat.

•July 13 2:00: Avan Yu, piano. Beethoven: Sonata in f Op.57  “Appassionata”; Debussy: Suite Bergamasque and L’Isle Joyeuse; Schumann: Carnaval Op.9. 1:00: Pre-performance chat. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 17 7:00: Shannon Graham, saxophone, and The Storytellers.Jazz.$25; $23(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 18 7:00: TGIFolk!: An Acoustic Evening with The Skydiggers. Roots-rock. Andy Maize, Josh Finlayson, Jessy Bell Smith, Ron Macey and others. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 19 7:00: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge. Works by Pärt, Byrd, Tallis, Parsons, Bach and others

Stephen Layton, conductor. $50; $48(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 20 2:00: Sunday Afternoon with Ben Heppner, tenor; and Brian Finley, piano. $65; $63(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 23 2:00: Broadway at The Barn: Phantom of the Opera in Concert. Mark DuBois  (The Phantom); Donna Bennett (Christine Daaé); Gabrielle Prata (La Carlotta); Robert Longo (Raoul, Viscount of Chagny); Samantha Marineau (Meg); and others; Brian Finley, piano. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 24 2:00: Broadway at The Barn: Phantom of the Opera in Concert. Mark DuBois  (The Phantom); Donna Bennett (Christine Daaé); Gabrielle Prata (La Carlotta); Robert Longo (Raoul, Viscount of Chagny); Samantha Marineau (Meg); and others; Brian Finley, piano. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 25 2:00: Broadway at The Barn: Phantom of the Opera in Concert. Mark DuBois  (The Phantom); Donna Bennett (Christine Daaé); Gabrielle Prata (La Carlotta); Robert Longo (Raoul, Viscount of Chagny); Samantha Marineau (Meg); and others; Brian Finley, piano. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 26 2:00: Broadway at The Barn: Phantom of the Opera in Concert. Mark DuBois  (The Phantom); Donna Bennett (Christine Daaé); Gabrielle Prata (La Carlotta); Robert Longo (Raoul, Viscount of Chagny); Samantha Marineau (Meg); and others; Brian Finley, piano. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 25 7:00: TGIFilm!: Phantom of the Opera Silent Movie. William O’Meara, piano. $25; $23(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 27 2:00: 3-Divas. Virginia Hatfield and Joni Henson, sopranos; Megan Latham, mezzo; Brian Finley, piano. Arias and duets from The Tales of Hoffmann, Madama Butterfly, Carmen, Gypsy and Lloyd Webber. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•July 31 7:00: Anahtar–Sketches of Istanbul. Andrew Downing, bass/cello; Güç Başar Gülle, ūd; Brenna MacCrimmon, voice; Peter Lutek, clarinet; Ben Grossman, percussion. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•August 1 7:00: TGIFiddle!: Doug Leahy and Friends. Celtic-based. Leahy Family: Jennifer; Adele, fiddle/piano/cello/voice/dance; Gregory, fiddle/accordion/piano/dance/singing; Angus, fiddle/piano/voice/dance; Cecilia, fiddle/piano/voice/dance;  Joseph, fiddle/voice/dance; Evelyn, voice/dance. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•August 2 2:00: Jazz and World. Oliver Jones, piano. Guest: James Hill, piano; Trio: Jim Doxas, drums; Eric Lagacé, bass. $50; $48(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

•August 3 2:00: Jazz and World. H’Sao. Guest: James Hill, piano; Trio: Jim Doxas, drums; Eric Lagacé, bass. $38; $36(sr); $15(st); $5(youth).

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival
June 20 to June 28
Rochester, NY, USA
585-454-2060
rochesterjazz.com

Performers include Gregory Porter, Louis Armstrong Society Jazz Band, Gretchen Parlato, Ravi Coltrane and Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio.


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