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August 10–16I will beattendingSimonShaheen’sArabic MusicRetreat inSouth Hadley,Massachussetts.Is it a typicalsummer foryou?Every summeris differentbecauseI usuallyplay atdifferentfestivalseach yearand thereforeI’m in differentparts ofthe country.And this isthe first timeI am bringinginternationalguest artistswith me on part of my tour.How does music-making in the summer differ from the rest of theyear?During the year, things are also very unpredictable from one yearto the next. I’m involved in so many different and varied projectsthat it always keeps things very interesting. During the year, Ialso have to take my children’s schedules into account. My oldestchild (my daughter) is in school, so just having that schedulekeeps us busy—my husband and I have to work around that schedule.What are you looking forward to the most?I most look forward to bringing our guests from Egypt. They aresuch amazing players and such lovely people. It’s going to begreat to have them here with us.Your most fond memory from a previous summer?One great thing about the summer season is that I get to see/playwith people who I don’t get to see that often, whether they alsolive in Toronto—or on the other side of the country—or the world.It’s usually in nice environments, at the festivals, etc. and thenice weather just makes things even better.Pius Cheung, marimba playerWhat are you doing this summer?This summer, I have several concert tours. One to Europe earlierin the summer. And then to South America. In between, there issome time, not a lot, for me to compose and work on some unfinishedcompositions of mine. And also because I publish my ownmusic, I have to edit the print copies of my pieces for the printerand then publish. And of course, I am most enthusiastic aboutStratford Summer Music. It is an honour to perform in my homecountry of Canada.Is it a typical summer for you?Somewhat. As my career develops, more and more concertscome by. And I am very happy about that.CONTINUES ON PAGE 16ada and around the world. Belgium’sArriaga String Quartet serves asthis year’s Quartet-In-Residence,performing concerts with clarinetistJames Campbell, Italian pianistGabriele Baldocci and the PendereckiString Quartet. The ElmerIseler Singers with True North Brasscelebrate the music of Howard Cable.CBCs Rick Phillips narratesProkofiev’s Peter & the Wolf withpianist Jason Cutmore and organistDaniel Sullivan. Prize-winningPrimus Mens Choir and AmabileBoys Choir.705-725-1070www.coloursofmusic.caFESTIVESTIVALDE LANAUDIÈREJul 5 - Aug 3 / Joliette, QC(Map D)A short drive from Montreal, theFestival de Lanaudière is one ofthe most highly regarded classicalmusic festivals in North America.The Festival is mainly dedicated toclassical music (large-scale symphonicand choral works, intimatechamber music, recitals) and bringstogether some of the greatest artiststhe world has to offer. TheAmphitheatre is an exceptional facilitywhich can seat 2,000 spectatorsin sheltered comfort, while thelawn can accommodate an additional6,000 out under the stars. To receivethe season brochure contact the Festival:1-800-561-4343www.lanaudiere.orgDOWNTOWNOAKVILLEJAZZFESTIVESTIVALAug 7 - 10 / Downtown Oakville,ON (Map B)Small Town Charm, Big Time Jazz!FESTIVESTIVALAL OF THE SOUNDCelebrating its 16th year, the 2008Downtown Oakville Jazz Festivalwill begin with a ticketed performanceat the Oakville Centre for thePerforming Arts on Thursday, August7. Moving into the weekend, theevent will play host to a variety oftalented jazz musicians, a number ofwhom are world renowned. Experiencea touch of Bourbon Streetright here in downtown Oakville withthree large outdoor stages and apatio on every corner. Come andenjoy these four days of great jazzpaired with incredible shopping, andfantastic summer dining!905-844-4520www.oakvillejazz.comJul 18 - Aug 10 / Charles W.Stockey Centre for the PerformingArts, Parry Sound, ON (Map A)The 29th annual Festival of theSound—Canada’s premier summerchamber music event—takes placeat the Charles W. Stockey Centrefor the Performing Arts in ParrySound, on beautiful Georgian Bay.Featuring noon, afternoon andevening concerts, musical cruisesand a Jazz Canada weekend. 2008performances include the NEWFestival Chamber Orchestra, TrinityCollege Choir (Cambridge University),Carmina Burana, a Nightof Grand Opera, the GryphonTrio, The Virtuoso Violin, MosheHammer, Rian de Waal, the ElmerIseler Singers, New Zealand StringQuartet, Peter Appleyard, PhilNimmons, and a Canada Day cruisewith Shores of Newfoundland.James Campbell, artistic director.1-866-364-0061 or 705-746-2410www.festivalofthesound.caELORAFESTIVESTIVALALJul 11 - Aug 3 / Gambrel Barnand various churches, Elora, ON(Map C)The 2008 Elora Festival is Bringingthe World of Music to Elora.The 29th season begins with Handel’sSolomon, and we are thrilledto welcome Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. THEFORESTFESTIVESTIVALThe Classical Series includes AndréLaplante, Destino, and the Choirof Trinity College Cambridge. TheJazz and Popular series hosts RonSexsmith, Black Umfolosi, Hot Fusion,and Taiko! The Chamber Seriesincludes a Ralph Vaughan WilliamsTrilogy, and six other performanceswith works from Bach to Scarlatti.The Starlight Series presents theDivas of Jazz, and the Elora FestivalSingers round out the seasonwith their Choral Series.519-846-0331 or 1-888-747-7550www.elorafestival.comAug 22 - 31 / Haliburton Forestand Wildlife Reserve, ON(Map A)The Forest Festival - Eco-Arts inCanada’s Haliburton Highlands.The festival’s 2008 season is presentedby R. Murray Schafer’s PatriaMusic/Theatre. Our excitingline-up of concerts, performancesand artists includes: Mary Lou Fallis,Canada’s foremost musical comedienne,with Peter Tiefenbachperforming Primadonna Goes IntoThe Woods; OnnanoKo , a highoctaneall woman Taiko DrummingEnsemble, presenting Drumming to14 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMJUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008

How does musicmakingin thesummer differfrom the rest of theyear?Well, every concertis differentalready, no mattersummer or regularseason. I thinkof a performanceas a living entitythat is a product ofcommunicationbetween artist andaudience. Therefore,in that sense,no concert is thesame. But perhapsin the summer,people are morerelaxed from thePius Cheungweather and have less work, so they have more time for art andmusic. The atmosphere tends to be warm and friendly. Whichmakes for a good chance for artists to have a musical dialoguewith the audience.What are you looking forward to the most?Spending time with my family and dogs in Vancouver. I live inMichigan now, so I rarely get to go back to Vancouver much.Your most fond memory from a previous summer?Many summer music festivals I participated in when I was astudent allowed a free dialogue and the exchange of artistic, musical,and human ideas. I love sharing with others, and feelingthat energy a person feeds back to me as a reaction of my ownmusical excitement.Jerzy Kaplanek, violinist, Penderecki String QuartetWhat are you doing this summer?Teaching at Wilfrid Laurier University, on an academic timetable.In my mind our summer season begins once we are donewith the winter term. So the summer excitement began during theVictoria Day weekend, when the quartet performed an all-Polishprogram at Symphony Space in NYC. (It was satisfying playingfor such an appreciative audience!) Next? Quartetfest (May 20 toJune 6), our own annual festival, an intensive three-week programfor musicians with serious chamber music interests, takesplace at our home, Wilfrid Laurier University. This year’s guestinstructors are the Arianna, Hyperion, and Silver Birch quartets,and Italian pianist Jeannette Koekkoek. The students: four quartetsand two piano trios, and the Herzog/McEvoy Piano Trio,recipients of the Penderecki String Quartet Chamber Music Prize.On June 7, the Quartet is taking part in the soundaXis Festivalin Toronto, performing works by Italian composers Piacentini,Gentile as well as polish works by Penderecki and Panufnik.Then on June 8, we perform at the Art of Jazz festival with JaneBunnett and Egberto Gismonti. Then we head south of the border…to the Music Mountain Festival in Connecticut, IndianaUniversity Summer Festival in Bloomington, Festival de Musicade Camara in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Of course, we arepleased to be part of our favourite Canadian festivals: Festival ofthe Sound in Parry Sound and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival!The quartet is also returning to the 20th anniversary of theSouthern Ontario Chamber Music Institute in Oakville, a festivalthat means a lot to us.The quartet’s summer activities end on August 23 in a verymagical setting of a charming and historic church in Leith, Ontario.CONTINUES ON PAGE 18Trouble (July 7, 22 and August 4):pianist Melissa Stephens attempts tomediate a musical debate betweentwo genres, Opera and Broadway.Everyone wins, especially the audience,as the musicians discover theyhave much more in common thanthey thought. Under the Influence(July 11, 21 and August 5) bringstogether flautist Tom Regina, pianistand singer Lauren McInnes andharpist Dawna Coleman for a delightfulevening of music that willleave you spellbound. At the NorthernLights Performing Arts Pavilionin Haliburton.705-457-9933www.highlandssummerfestival.on.caINDIANRIVERFESTIVESTIVALALJul 4 - Aug 24 / St. Mary’sChurch, Indian River, PEIn the summer of 2007, the Globeand Mail recognized the Indian RiverFestival for having the “best collectionof musicians of any smallfestival in the country.” Under theguidance of artistic director RobertKortgaard, this 2008 season is nodifferent with an array of superbartists from contrasting musicalgenres. Such artists include sopranoMary Lou Fallis; a cappella ensembleCantabile - The London Quartet;singer and song writer DawnLangstroth; and renowned classicalviolinist Susanne Hou. Held inthe historic St. Mary’s Church,come experience this musical treasurein the heart of rural Prince EdwardIsland.1-866-856-3733 or 902-836-3733www.indianriverfestival.comKINCARDINESUMMERMUSICFESTIVESTIVALAug 3 - 16 / Kincardine, ON(Map C)The renowned Kincardine SummerMusic Festival Concert Series runsAugust 2 to 16.Jazz concerts feature the greatCarol Welsman, Heather Bambrick,Alex Dean, and more!Blues concerts spotlight RickFines, guitar; Suzie Vinnick, vocals;and Carlos Del Junco, harmonica.Classical concerts star NEXUS;Peter Allen, piano; Foothills BrassQuintet and the Montreal StringQuartet, plus the KSMF SymphonyOrchestra and Wind Ensemble, conductedby Matthew Jones and NigelEvans. August 2: special concertby Caledon, Scotland’s Three Tenors.In addition, the Kincardine SummerMusic Festival offers 22 musiceducation programs over the twoweekfestival, for all ages and abilities.519-396-9716www.ksmf.caHUNTSVILLEFESTIVESTIVALOF THE ARTSJul 3 - Aug 28 / Algonquin Theatre,Huntsville, ON (Map A)The Huntsville Festival is a yearroundcelebration of the performingarts with a major emphasis inthe summer months of July andAugust. The 2008 Festival featuresnational and international artistsincluding Jim Cuddy, Jesse Cook,John McDermott, Michelle Wright,pop icon Hawksley Workman andhumanitarian Stephen Lewis, LIVEIVE FROMTHE ROCKOCKamong others. A Jazz Festival isFOLKFESTIVESTIVALAL ’08:held from July 30 to August 3.During July there are additional freeFOLKRENDEZVOUSevents throughout the community.Tickets range from $20 to $45 withyouth pricing. Tickets availableonline or through the theatre boxoffice. Performances take place atthe Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville.www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca705-789-4975Aug 8 - 10 / Red Rock, ON(NE of Thunder Bay)The north shore of Lake Superior isthe place to be the second weekendin August, for the 6th annual “LiveFrom the Rock” Folk Festival. RedRock, Ontario is 100K east of ThunderBay, nestled along the lakeshoreabout 10 minutes off the TransCanadahighway. The 50th anniversaryreunion for the Nipigon Red RockDistrict High School is planned forthe three days preceding the festival.The on-site festival campgroundopens at noon on Thursday August7; music begins on three stages at11 am on Friday morning and doesn’tstop till the sun goes down on SundayAugust 10. You can travel to thefestival by boat and dock at the RedRock marina, or come by land.With food booths; artisans; theMusic and More tent; a familystage; and four music stages—theonly thing lacking will be the timeto take everything in. At the LiveFrom the Rock Folk Festival you’llfind singer-songwriters, world music,folk, alt country, blues, celtic,bluegrass and more.The entire lineup with links tothe artists’ sites can be found, or visit16 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMJUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008

Lanaudièrethe Live From the Rock page onmyspace. Participate in a songwriter’sworkshop, sign up to play onthe open stage, jam around thecampfire or just soak up the sunand the music at the 6th annual LiveFrom the Rock Folk Festival in RedRock, Ontario.www.livefromtherock.comMONTREALBAROQUEFESTIVESTIVALALMARKHAMVILLAGEMUSICJun 20 - 23 / Old Montreal, QCF ESTIVALAL(Map D)Jun 20 - 21 / Markham Village, Sirop Soie Safran/ Syrup Silk Saffron!From the enchanting East toON (Map B)From rock & roll to classical, countryto world, jazz to Bollywood; around the world will come alive inthe worldly West, early music fromyou’ll find a sound to please your the gardens, streets, tours, chapels,warehouses and circuses of Oldears at the 30th annual MarkhamVillage Music Festival. Friday, we Montreal! Discover Baroque musicand star-studded performershave three powerhouse bands gracingour top three stages: Project from China, India, Haiti, Italy, Germany,France, Quebec and NovaPhoenix, Brian Rose and the LittleBig Band and Too Drunk Too Fish! Scotia. Add a 19th century Klezmerband with their dance-mistressOver 50 acts, 200+ entertainers.You’ll also find great crafts and art and Dan Taylor singing Bach andproduced by local and internationalartists and artisans, from paint-1-514-845-7171it’s a rendez-vous not to be missed!ings and sculptures to flower pots1-866-845-7171and jewellery, there are many new www.montrealbaroque.comartistic delights for your enjoyment.And then there’s the food. Seventeenrestaurants and a dozen street D RUMMING FESTIVESTIVALALvendors, more than enough varietyMUHTUHTADIADI INTERNANTERNATIONALTIONALJun 7 - 8 / Queen’s Park, Toronto,ON (Map B)for most palates.905-472-2022 The 9th Annual Muhtadi InternationalDrumming Festival is a two-www.markham-festival.orgday event that celebrates the drumMILLRACEFESTIVESTIVALOFas a global symbol of cultural unity.This free percussion-basedTRADITIONALFOLKMUSICAug 1 - 3 / Old Galt downtown, event is the largest of its kind inCambridge, ON (Map C) Canada, offering over 30 live performancesthat represent more thanThe 16th annual Mill Race Festivalof Traditional Folk Music is a a dozen different world cultures,free event taking place on four stages as well as drumming workshops forin the old Galt downtown area of all tastes and experience levels. ThisCambridge, Ontario over the Civic year, the sounds of a CaribbeanHoliday weekend, August 1, 2 & 3. carnival will come to Toronto, withTraditional forms of folk music and the melodic steel pan at the heartdance are presented by many professionallocal and international Pan Fantasy, Hameed Shaqq theof the festival’s program. Afro-Pan,performers and groups. A children’s Pan Piper, Silhouettes Steel Orchestra,and Toronto All-Stars stage and activity area, craft ven-aredors and events for folk musiciansand singers from the public to participateare also part of the festival.All audience areas provide seatingand some are shaded by tents. Thefestival will go on rain or shine.519-621-7135www.millracefolksociety.comJUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM17

Is it a typical summer for you?The only typical thing about this summer is the fact that we arebusy from May to August almost constantly, just like the summerbefore and the year before that......How does music-making in the summer differ from the rest of theyear?The most amazing difference is that we are at festivals, wherewe can interact and collaborate with other artists and colleagues.Collaborations are always fun. We get to perform with the others,but also we get to spend time with our friends. This summerwill bring to us opportunities to work with Jeannette Koekkoek;the Arianna Quartet; the Hyperion Quartet; James Campbell, ourfavorite clarinetist; cellists Mihai Tetel, Csaba Onczay andMark Johnson; violist Atar Arad; accordionist Joseph Petric;harpist Caroline Leonardelli; and jazz saxophonist Jane Bunnettalong with amazing Brazilian composer and pianist Egberto Gismonti.What are you looking forward to the most?Aside from camping, all the collaborations and meetings withfriends has the most meaning for me. It is one of the few times inthe year when we can hang outwith our fellow musicianBLUEfriends, talk about music, swapstories, and share a meal and aglass of wine.BRIDGEFESTIVAL6,7,8 June 20083Days20EventsMusic, Poetry & SongSutton, Lake Simcoe,Ontariowww.bluebridgefestival.comTelephone 289.470.1099Presented by Ardeleana MusicBrenda Muller, Artistc DirectorTOWN OFGEORGINAYour most fond memory from aprevious summer?My head is full of images. Just togive you a few: Salzburg—afterplaying our concert at the castle,overlooking the city in the moonlightand hearing the sound fromthe Opera House of the MagicFlute…SOCMI, Oakville—concerton the night of the blackoutin the Toronto area. We wereplaying Bartok 5 (the festivaldecided to go on with the concertregardless of the lack of powerand we performed outside withthe help of flashlights), and justat the end of 4th movement a batlanded on my music... Columbia,Colonial Tovar Festival—weplayed with pianist JeremyMenuhin (son of Yehudi)—thebest Dvorak Quintet ever.some of the featured acts.416-504-DRUM (3786)www.muhtadidrumfest.comNIAGARAINTERNANTERNATIONALTIONALlandscapes. From string quartets togreat pianists, from tango to jazz;wine, music and song—this festivalis unmatched in Ontario.Tickets: $15 to $50, plus diningoptions.1-800-511-SHAW (7429)1-877-MUS-FEST (687-3378)www.niagaramusicfest.comMUSICAT PORORT MILFORDJul 19 - Aug 16 / Prince EdwardCounty, ON (Map D)Music at Port Milford summer festivaland music school, establishedin 1986, in historic Prince EdwardCounty, presents weekly performancesby students and faculty art-ORGANFESTIVESTIVALON THE GRANDJuly 13 - 16 / Kitchener, Waterloo,and Guelph, ON (Map C)ists. This year’s faculty will includethe Tokai Quartet and WindermereCome and celebrate imagination—Quartet in addition to Marie Berard,a dazzling showcase of musical artistry,excitement, enrichment andKathy Rapoport, Paul Widner, andconductors, Michael Newnham anddiversity inspired by the pipe organ.This adventurous four-dayGeorge Garrett Keast. MPM offersfour weeks of intensive chamberprogram is packed with a wide rangemusic study for serious string students,ages 13–18. Students, admit-of entertainments, concerts, workshops,and even worship opportunitiesdesigned to shed the stuffy,ted competitively, work together withartist faculty mentors to producemysterious, and humourless imageweekly performances of chamber,of the wind-powered giants thatorchestral and choral in our churches—they can also914-439-5039dance and play in myriad and moods. Featured performersinclude: David Briggs, Nota BeneOrchestra, DaCapo Chamber Choir,Jan Overduin, Willem Moolenbeek,Jonathan Oldengarm, Ryan Enright,Kirkland Adsett.519-748-8355www.festivalotg.caMUSICAT SHARONJun 1, 8, 15, & 22 / Sharon Temple,Sharon, ON (Map B)Stroll the idyllic grounds of the historicSharon Temple, then enjoygreat music—in a place quite closeto Toronto, that feels far away!Music at Sharon returns for the secondconsecutive summer, present-OTTTTAWA INTERNANTERNATIONALTIONALCHAMBERMUSICFESTIVESTIVALALing four concerts on Sunday afternoonsin June. Highlights includesoprano Suzie LeBlanc singingSongs of Earth and Heaven; aMessiaen centenary tribute; and thebrilliant Vancouver pianist Sara DavisBuechner, in recital. The seriesconcludes with the True North Brassin a program that showcases theunique architectural qualities of theSharon Temple. Concertgoers thatfinal day will enjoy a complimentaryglass of sparkling wine and refreshments.416-597-7840www.sharontemple.caJul 25 - Aug 9 / Ottawa, ON(Map D)From July 25 to August 9, the OttawaChamber Music Societypresents the 15th anniversary editionof the International ChamberMusic Festival. Chamberfest ’08will feature over 110 concerts andover 250 internationally acclaimedmusicians. The 15th anniversary ofChamberfest is cause for extra celebration,and festival-goers will enjoya fantastic summer of innovative andexciting programming. This year’sheadliners include Isabel Bayrakdarian,Keller Quartet, Gryphon Trio,Shanghai Quartet, the St. LawrenceString Quartet, Quartetto Gelato, andLouis Lortie. Passes are $95 CAD(adult) and $45 CAD (student) andpermit listeners to attend most of theconcerts.613-234-8008www.chamberfest.comCHAMBERMUSICFESTIVESTIVALJul 21 - Aug 16 / Niagara region,ON (Map C)Niagara International ChamberMusic Festival (Music Niagara), inits tenth anniversary season, is theonly festival of its kind and scopein the Niagara Peninsula, with more PRINCEEDWDWARDCOUNTYthan forty concerts in venues that JAZZFESTIVESTIVALreflect the uniqueness of the Niagararegion—world class wineries,historic churches and unrivalledAug 14 - 17 / Regent Theatreand other venues, Prince EdwardCounty, ON (Map D)18 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMJUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008

Blue Bridge FestivalThe Prince Edward County JazzFestival is a fabulous four days ofpure, mainstream jazz featuringmany of Canada’s premier musicians.This year Jim Galloway’sWee Big Band, the Sealy/Novotnyand Murley/Occhipinti duos, theRobi Botos Trio, paying tribute tothe great Oscar Peterson, and theremarkable Jackie Richardson, willbe playing the historic Regent Theatrein Picton. In addition to theheadline shows numerous satellitevenues around the County will beshowcasing some wonderful performers,such as the Canadian JazzQuartet, the John Sherwood Trio,the Russ Little Quintet and manyothers.613-476-8416 ext. 28info@pecjazz.orgwww.pecjazz.orgFamily Daytime Concerts: CanadianGuitar Quartet presents a delightfulselection of music at Books & Company.613-393-3798info@pecmusicfestival.comwww.pecmusicfestival.comSTRATRATFORDTFORD SUMMERMUSICJul 21 - Aug 17 / Stratford, ON(Map C)Start with four weeks of great music.Add jazz each Friday and Saturdaynight and the return of MeashaBrueggergosman, as well as BillRichardson & Friends. Free noonhourconcerts at the CTV MusicBargeand four weeks of aftertheatrecabarets at The ChurchRestaurant. Throughout the festivalat City Hall is Forty-PartMotet, the sublime music/art installationblending 16th centurychoral music with 21st century technology.Sesame Street’s Bob Mc-Grath delivers events for youngpeople (of all ages). Three concertsby the organists and choristers ofSt. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh;L’Orchestre de la francophonie canadienne;and an Opera Gala. Yes,music does make it worth a visit toStratford!1-800-567-1600www.stratfordsummermusic.caPRINCEEDWDWARDCOUNTYMUSICFESTIVESTIVALALSep 18 - 20 / Church of St. MaryMagdalene, Picton, ON (Map D)EC Music Festival welcomes composer-in-residenceAlexina Louie, oneof Canada’s most often performedcomposers, recipient of manyawards and honours that includesComposer of the Year and a Junoaward for Best Classical Composition.Featured artists are StéphaneLemelin, artistic director and pianist;André Moisan, clarinettist; TanyaProchazka, cellist; the PendereckiSWEETWEETWATERTER MUSICWEEKENDString Quartet, an internationally celebratedchamber ensemble; JeremySep 19 - 21 / Meaford andBell, violin; Simon Fryer, cello; JerzyOwen Sound, ON (Map C)Kaplanek, violin; and Christine Vlajk,This magical classical chamber musicevent occurs on September 19,viola; and the Canadian Guitar Quartet.Philip Candelaria, Denis 20 and 21 in Meaford (at the historicLeith Church) and Owen SoundDonegani, Patrick Roux and LouisTrépanier form this exciting quartet. (at the Division Street United JUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM19

Church). The inventive Mark Fewerhas invited the legendary JamesCampbell and new sensation MichiWiancko—with other celebrityguests not to be ruled out! This yeara stellar group of regulars returns:Virginia Barron, Melanie Conly,Jonathan Crow, Denise Djokic, PeterLongworth, Douglas McNabney,Thomas Wiebe and Rosanne Wieringa.The three programs will be eclectic,daring, and notable for theirintoxicating blend of traditional andmodern works thematically presented.Walter Buczynski’s tribute toEarl Moss will round out the show.519-371-2833www.swmw.caTD CTD CANADANADA TRUSTOTTTTAWAINTERNANTERNATIONALTIONAL JAZZFESTIVESTIVALJun 20 - Jul 1 / ConfederationPark, Ottawa, ON (Map D)Jazz is for everyone and spansacross many genres such as blues,swing, gospel, funk and urbangroove! The TD Canada Trust OttawaInternational Jazz Festival isthe National Capital Region’s premiermusic event. Entering its 28thyear of consecutive programming,this year’s star studded festivalfeatures Gladys Knight, HerbieHancock - The River of PossibilitiesTour, and Jazz at Lincoln CenterOrchestra with Wynton Marsalisto name only a few. As the onlyoutdoor music festival with a grandpresence in the city’s downtowncore, festivities this year will runfrom June 20 - July 1.613-241- 2633www.ottawajazzfestival.comTD C‘08TD CANADATRUSTSUNFEST‘08Jul 3 - 6 / Victoria Park,London, ON (Map C)Celebrate the arrival of summer instyle with Canada’s premier freeadmissionfestival of the globalarts. TD Canada Trust Sunfest ’08will feature more than 30 top professionalworld music and danceand jazz ensembles, including internationalheadliners Seun Kuti &Egypt 80 (Nigeria), Grupo Fantasma(USA), Rizwan-Muzzam Qawwali(Pakistan), Puerto Plata (DominicanRepublic), Dobet Gnahore(Ivory Coast), Desandann (Cuba),Fallou Dieng (Senegal), Los Gaiterosde San Jacinto (Colombia),Marimba Nacional de Concierto(Guatemala), Etelvina Maldonado(Colombia), and Mayra Andrande(Cape Verde). Debuting this yearis the sizzling component SunfestFiesta: A Showcase of LatinAmerican Music & Dance.519-672-1522www.sunfest.on.caCherylTD CANADATRUSTTORONTOJAZZFESTIVESTIVALJun 20 - 29 / Toronto,ON(Map B)Voted Canada’s BestJazz Festival for the lasttwo years, more than1,500 musicians will entertainas the TD CanadaTrust Toronto JazzFestival gets underwaythis summer. From bopto swing, cool to fusionand all musical points inbetween, Toronto willplay host to a musicalcelebration like no other.Soak up the cool soundsof jazz as more than 350concerts across 40 locationstake over the city!Featured performers includeAl Green, MichelLegrand, Dave Brubeck,Oliver Jones, Maceo Parker, MarcusMiller, Nikki Yanofsky, AhmadJamal, Blind Boys of Alabama, JohnSchofield, and many, many more.416-928-2033www.torontojazz.comTORONTOSUMMERMUSICFESTIVESTIVALALJul 22 - Aug 17 / Toronto, ON(Map B)Toronto Summer Music presentsits 3rd annual Festival of chambermusic and opera from July 22 to August17. This year the festival featuresthree new concert series highlightingchamber music, internationalartists, and a series presentingmusic together with dance and visualart. Order your tickets now!416-597-7840www.torontosummermusic.com20 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMJUNE 1 - JULY 7 2008- CWESTBEN- CONCERONCERTSATTHEBARNJun 28 - Aug 3 / Campbellford,ON (Map D)Westben - Concerts at The Barnpresents its 9th season. Symphonyand Operetta features the UBCOpera Ensemble performingStrauss’ Die Fledermaus. SpectacularSaturday Nights featuresSchubertiad, commemorating themusical genius of Franz Schubert;and renowned tenor Michael Burgess.Classical 96.3FM’s AlexaPetrenko hosts a Saturday Night atthe Opera featuring four acclaimedCanadian opera singers. TuesdayEvenings concert series welcomesQuebec guitarist Patrick Kearney;Les Voix humaines, “trapeze artists”of the viola da gamba; Louis Lortie;and an evening of classical pianowith Westben’s Brian Finley. Broadwayin the Barn presents Lerner& Loewe on Love and Jazz Out ofThis World features Music of theMediterranean.1-705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777www.westben.on.caMore about our Green Pages. . .WholeNote’s “Green Pages” summer music festival directory is publishedannually in June and updated regularly online at to festivals’ own websites are available from this site.If your festival missed our deadline for the print version of the Green Pages2008 but would like to register for the online version, wishing to place events and concerts in our free concert listingsshould e-mail information to Deadlines areJune 15 for concerts taking place during July and August, and August 15for concerts happening during September and October.Elora Festival

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