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August 2019

National Academy Orchestra

August 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Stockey Centre, 2 Bay St
Parry Sound, ON P2A1S3
$48

National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor; Alexander Tselyakov, piano Overture tba Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23 Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol Smetana: The Moldau Ravel: Boléro **Repertoire subject to change without notice

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November 2019

Octagon

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Festival Station Office, 1 Avenue Road
Parry Sound, Canada
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$50

On Wednesday, November 20th at 7PM we will be having having a very special concert with discussion. Eight world-class musicians have come together to form "Octagon", an All-Star chamber ensemble. Octagon features violinists Martin Beaver and Mark Fewer, violist Rivka Golani, cellist Rachel Mercer, bassist Joel Quarrington, horn player Ken MacDonald, bassoonist Kathleen McLean, and clarinetist James Campbell. This is a unique opportunity to witness the birth of a brand new work. Composer Kevin Lau will work with the musicians on A Drop of Light,…

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July 2020

In Conversation With… New Zealand String Quartet

July 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

“Please join me for an informal conversation I will be having with some of the Festival’s favourite performers in Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and Scotland. Over the years they have come to Parry Sound many times; it’s our pleasure to visit them in their homes.” – James Campbell Our next "In Conversation With..." takes place on Friday, July 24th at 6:30 pm. The New Zealand String Quartet will pop in from New Zealand to join Jim for our second chat…

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In Conversation With… Janina Fialkowska

July 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

“Please join me for an informal conversation I will be having with some of the Festival’s favourite performers in Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and Scotland. Over the years they have come to Parry Sound many times; it’s our pleasure to visit them in their homes.” – James Campbell This "In Conversation With..." takes place on Friday, July 31st at 3:00 pm. Janina Fialkowska will pop in from Germany to join Jim for our third chat in the series.  A great…

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August 2020

In Conversation With… Martin Roscoe

August 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

“Please join me for an informal conversation I will be having with some of the Festival’s favourite performers in Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and Scotland. Over the years they have come to Parry Sound many times; it’s our pleasure to visit them in their homes.” – James Campbell This "In Conversation With..." takes place on Friday, July 31st at 3:00 pm. Martin Roscoe will pop in from Scotland to join Jim for our final chat in the series.  A great…

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October 2020

Rhapsody in Blue

October 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

You are invited to join us for a unique opportunity! The Stockey Centre and the Festival are partnering to present the first LIVE concert at the Stockey Centre since COVID-19 shut the doors in March. Tickets to the live event are limited. Strict COVID-19 health protocols will be in full force and effect.  This concert will be live-streamed simultaneously for those who are unable or choose not to attend in person. Click here to buy a ticket to the VIRTUAL event: https://tickets.festivalofthesound.ca/TheatreManager/1/login?event=0…

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July 2021

July 1st Cruise

July 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Island Queen, Parry Sound, Ontario Canada + Google Map

July 1st Cruise | 7:00 PM  Top off your Canada Day celebrations with a scenic musical cruise on the Island Queen. A Festival of the Sound tradition for over 30 years! The band End of the Road is back with their lively mix of traditional, folk and Maritimes tunes. A scenic Canada Day musical cruise on the Island Queen is a great, affordable family activity for Canada Day! Just imagine beautiful Georgian Bay with its fascinating nature, live music, and…

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Blues Cruise

July 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Island Queen, Parry Sound, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Blues Cruise | 7:00 PM  Cruise the waters of Georgian Bay with JUNO-nominated acoustic blues from one of Canada’s top songwriters and blues entertainers. Rick Fines has performed everywhere from the National Gallery and Governor General’s Garden Party to Montreal Jazz, Ottawa BluesFest, the Edmonton Folk Festival, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Buy Tickets! Click Here for the Island Queen's COVID-19 Policies

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Celtic Magic Cruise

July 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Island Queen, Parry Sound, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Celtic Magic Cruise | 7:00 PM  Scantily Plaid: Ruth Sutherland, Celtic harp, vocals; Doug Feaver, guitar, drums; Allan Eaton, pipes Take an Island Queen cruise on Georgian Bay with the award-winning and inspiring ensemble, Scantily Plaid. Their music is a vibrant fusion of the traditional mainstream Celtic style with rock and world music influences woven into every tune. Buy Tickets! Click Here for the Island Queen's COVID-19 Policies

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August 2021

Jazz Canada Cruise

August 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Island Queen, Parry Sound, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Jazz Canada Cruise | 7:00 PM  The soulful voice of Michael Dunston is backed by an all-star quartet of some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians as the Island Queen cruises among the 30,000 Islands. A Civic Holiday weekend tradition for more than 20 years. Buy Tickets! Click Here for the Island Queen's COVID-19 Policies

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The Soul of Vienna

August 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Happy Hour | 5:00 PM James Mason, oboe; James Campbell, clarinet; Kathleen McLean, bassoon; Ken MacDonald, French horn; Mark Fewer, violin; Bryan Cheng, cello; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Silvie Cheng, piano; Rolston String Quartet: Luri Lee, violin; Jason Issokson, violin; Hezekiah Leung, viola; Yoshika Masuda, cello Gather live on Zoom to chat with your friends and Festival Artists, enjoy the music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven and learn how to make a Schnitzel the Viennese way as Festival Friends Toni…

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Carmen on Your Couch

August 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Happy Hour | 5:00 PM Concert | 7:30 PM Please join Julie Nesrallah as the ultimate operatic gypsy queen, Carmen, together with Guy Few, the Tiberius Quartet, and the Festival Ensemble for an intimate gathering of sizzling Spanish hors d'oeuvres, both musical and otherwise. Includes music by Manuel De Falla, Xavier Montsalvatge, and, of course, Georges Bizet. Nightcap | To follow Buy Individual Tickets!   Buy the August Pass! Buy the FULL Season Passport!

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Passing the Baton

August 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Pre-Concert Talk | 7:00 PM Glen Montgomery discusses the relation between these two great composers. Concert | 7:30 PM Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Penderecki String Quartet; Rolston String Quartet Johannes Brahms greatly admired Antonín Dvořák and was his musical and financial mentor. The two piano quintets to be performed are considered the finest of the late romantic repertoire. Tonight Daniel Tselyakov, our 2020 Stockey Young Artist, shares the stage with his father, Alexander. Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2…

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The Four Seasons

August 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Happy Hour | 5:00 PM Artists from tonight’s concert are joined by Guy Few, trumpet, and James Mason, oboe, in chamber music Vivaldi would have heard. Monteverdi: Prelude from L’Orfeo, SV 318 Castello: Sonata concertate in stil moderno No. 10 Gabrielli: Trumpet Sonata No. 5 in D Major Legrenzi: Sonata for four violins, Op. 10 Marcello: Concerto in C minor for oboe & strings *Repertoire subject to change without notice Concert | 7:30 PM Mark Fewer, violin; Julie Baumgartel, violin;…

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“Cover Story” by The Elora Singers

August 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Concert | 7:30 PM The Elora Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor The Elora Singers’ “Cover Story” is a light-hearted program of folk-song arrangements from Canada, America and abroad and covers of contemporary popular music by such diverse artists as Annie Lennox, Björk and Carly Simon. Also, Mark Vuorinen, Artistic Director of the Elora Festival, joins James Campbell in a wide-ranging discussion about the joys and challenges of mounting music festivals in this unprecedented time. Buy Individual Tickets! Buy the FULL Season…

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Arias & Antics: A Night of Summer Opera

August 25, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Join Leslie Fagan, Guy Few, and friends as they bring the joys of Italy to your home.  Enjoy an evening of opera hits, Italian recipes, drink pairings, and fun. Get together with the artists before and after the broadcast to have a chat and make a toast.  Happy Hour | 5:00 PM James Campbell, clarinet; Bryan Cheng, cello; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Stéphane Lemelin, piano Joyous music by Rossini, Bottesini, and Verdi. Concert | 7:30 PM Leslie Fagan, soprano; Krisztina…

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October 2021

A Celebration of the Cello

October 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Concert | 7:30 PM Cameron Crozman, cello; Paul Marleyn, cello; Rachel Mercer, cello; Stéphane Lemelin, piano Masterworks from the cello repertoire and music specially arranged for three cellos. Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102  Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69 Garner: Misty for 3 cellos  Joplin/Browning: The Entertainer for 3 cellos Popper: Requiem for 3 cellos & piano *Repertoire subject to change without notice Buy Individual Ticket Buy the Autumn Pass!  

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Heavenly Length

October 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Concert | 7:30 PM James Campbell, clarinet; Kathleen McLean, bassoon; Ken MacDonald, French horn; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Penderecki String Quartet: Jerzy Kapłanek, violin; Jeremy Bell, violin; Christine Vlajk, viola; Katie Schlaikjer, cello One of the late and great works of Franz Schubert. Schubert: Octet in F Major, D. 803 Nightcap | To follow Join the cast in a post-concert reception of stories and laughs about life in the opera world! Buy Individual Ticket Buy the Autumn Pass!

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November 2021

“Solo”

November 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Concert | 7:30 PM Suzanne Shulman, flute; James Campbell, clarinet; Guy Few, trumpet; Silvie Cheng, piano; Stéphane Lemelin, piano; Moshe Hammer, violin; Bryan Cheng, cello; Joel Quarrington, double bass Favourite Festival Artists step into the spotlight. Music by Astor Piazzolla, Francis Poulenc, Claude Debussy, Franz Schubert and more! *Repertoire subject to change without notice Nightcap | To follow Join the cast in a post-concert reception of stories and laughs about life in the opera world! Buy Individual Ticket Buy the…

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Bach by Candlelight

November 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event,

Happy Hour | 5:30 PM Great food by our unique recipes, special drinks & wonderful music to get ready for the last season concert! Concert | 7:30 PM Suzanne Shulman, flute; Borys Medicky, harpsichord; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Jeremy Bell, violin; Jerzy Kapłanek, violin; Luri Lee, violin; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Festival Baroque Ensemble Enjoy your dinner by candlelight and let the music of Johann Sebastian Bach warm your soul as the November night draws in. Music to include: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto…

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