Guelph Musicfest presents the Rolston String Quartet THIS CONCERT WILL BE POSTPONED (date tba). Ontario’s reopening plan will not allow concerts until at least the end of July. Guelph Musicfest welcomes back the internationally-acclaimed Rolston String Quartet. Programme: Haydn String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 64, No. 6; Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110; Dvorak String Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (American Quartet) With their debut recording, “Souvenirs” recently named BBC Music Magazine ‘Recording of the Year’, Canada’s Rolston String Quartet continues to receive acclamation and recognition for their musical excellence. As the 2018 recipient and first international ensemble chosen for the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America, their accolades and awards precede them. In 2016, a monumental year, they won First Prize at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition, Grand Prize at the 31st Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, and Astral’s National Auditions. Standby tickets only for attendance at the GYMC Recital Hall. Digital Musicfest tickets available to enjoy the live stream as well as an online HD video replay with CD-quality audio. Guelph Musicfest continues with 3 concerts in November. Visit http://guelphmusicfest.ca for details
Event Date 07-24-2021 7:30 pm
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 11-30-2021
Individual Price Online streaming only
Location
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
75 Cardigan St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7, Canada
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
Categories Music,Festival
Guelph Musicfest presents Arlen Hlusko (cello) & Ken Gee (piano) NEW DATE of September 17 (delayed from July 9 because pf Ontario’s reopening plan will not allow concerts until at least the end of July) Programme includes J.S. Bach… Brahms... 20th & 21st Century Music from Around the World. With pianist Ken Gee. Internationally-acclaimed Canadian cellist Arlen Hluskio is a dynamic and versatile young artist who has performed extensively throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. She has appeared professionally as a soloist and chamber musician in prestigious venues across the world, including all 3 halls at Carnegie Hall. Standby tickets only for attendance at the GYMC Recital Hall. Digital Musicfest tickets available to enjoy the live stream as well as an online HD video replay with CD-quality audio. Guelph Musicfest continues on July 24 with the Rolston String Quartet, and with 3 concerts in November. Visit http://guelphmusicfest.ca for details
Event Date 09-17-2021 7:30 pm
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 09-17-2021 8:00 pm
Individual Price Single tickets & series. Live & streaming
Location
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
75 Cardigan St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7, Canada
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
Categories Music,Festival
Guelph Musicfest presents Robert Silverman (piano) Vancouver pianist Robert Silverman plays J.S. Bach's 24 Preludes & Fugues (Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1), the first of two piano recitals based on the theme of 24. In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Silverman has performed in concert halls throughout North America, Europe, the Far East and Australia. Under the batons renowned conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, John Eliot Gardiner, and the late Kiril Kondrashin, he has appeared with orchestras worldwide, including the Chicago Symphony, the Sydney Symphony, the BBC (London) Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as every major orchestra in Canada. Tickets are available for in-person attendance in the beautiful GYMC Recital Hall, as well as for online enjoyment with a live stream of the concert plus an HD video replay with CD-quality audio. Series tickets are also available. Visit http://guelphmusicfest.ca for details.
Event Date 11-05-2021 7:30 pm
Individual Price In-person attendance or online viewing
Location
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
75 Cardigan St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7, Canada
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
Categories Music,Festival
Guelph Musicfest presents pianist Valerie Tryon British/Canadian pianist Valerie Tryon performs all of Chopin's 24 Preludes in the second of two piano recitals based on the theme of 24. Valerie Tryon is a world-renowned concert pianist. Born in England, the youngest student to be admitted to the Royal Academy of Music in London, she still travels to Europe annually to perform, and manages an extraordinary schedule, in North America and abroad, of recitals, recordings, master classes and teaching. Valerie’s repertoire is vast and diverse and although her particular reputation is for her interpretation of the Romantics - Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov and others, she retains a lifelong and enduring passion for Debussy and Ravel, initiated by her prizewinning scholarship to Paris as a young student, to study with the distinguished French professor, Jacques Février. Tickets are available for in-person attendance in the beautiful GYMC Recital Hall, as well as for online enjoyment with a live stream of the concert plus an HD video replay with CD-quality audio. Series tickets are also available. Visit http://guelphmusicfest.ca for details.
Event Date 11-12-2021 7:30 pm
Individual Price Tickets available for the performance at the GYMC, as well as online streaming.
Location
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
75 Cardigan St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7, Canada
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
Categories Music,Festival
Guelph Musicfest presents the Festival Trio Guelph Musicfest wouldn’t be the same without the annual performance by Festival Trio. In 2019, the trio made TWO appearances, with an encore performance in December to record its first CD. Both Paul Pulford (New Brunswick) and Sadie Fields (Brussels, Belgium) have very active concert careers. Still, they eagerly return to Guelph to join director/pianist/friend Ken Gee for the Musicfest Festival Trio. Programme: de Falla Suite Populaire; Tchaikovsky Souvenir d'un lieu cher; Derek Charke Capricious Modes for violin, cello & piano (2016); Shostakovich Trio in E minor, Op. 67 Tickets are available for in-person attendance in the beautiful GYMC Recital Hall, as well as for online enjoyment with a live stream of the concert plus an HD video replay with CD-quality audio. Series tickets are also available. Visit http://guelphmusicfest.ca for details.
Event Date 11-19-2021 7:30 pm
Individual Price In-person attendance or online viewing
Location
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
75 Cardigan St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7, Canada
Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC)
Categories Music,Festival
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