Opening Gala: Countermeasure
Smooth harmonies, joyful performances and infectious energy. Get ready for next-level a cappella with Countermeasure! Featuring some of Canada’s top young vocal talent, the group delivers a magical and memorable musical experience that has earned critical and public acclaim. Opening Gala reception to start at 3:00 PM.
From Vienna to Broadway: Cabaret
The enchanting Inga Filipova-Williams, soprano, will perform in a magical cabaret evening of music you will not want to miss, with Victoria Kogan, piano, and the Gould String Quartet. Music by Johann Strauss, George Gershwin, John Kander, Fritz Kreisler, and more!
Easy Fridays – The “jeru” Quartet: Music of the Legendary Chet Baker
The “jeru” Quartet featuring top Canadian veteran jazz musicians Pol Coussée, Steve McDade, Pat Collins and Terry Clarke, winners of Juno and Grammy awards.
Wine & Music with an Italian theme: Elinor Frey, cello
Presented in the unique historical venue of Mount Carmel Monastery’s chapel in Niagara Falls, coupled with Monastery Cellar’s winery, cellist Elinor Frey and harpsichordist Mark Edwards have been searching for the most beautiful Baroque cello music from Italy, the country where cello music first appeared. This exquisite duo will bring cello masterpieces to our stage.
Paris Connection: Odin String Quartet featuring Victoria Kogan, piano and Atis Bankas, violin
The Toronto-based Odin String Quartet will delight audiences with a variety of French compositions sure to inspire with special appearances by renowned pianist Victoria Kogan and violinist Atis Bankas – Artistic Director of Music Niagara – in Chausson’s Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet.
Paris Connection: odin string quartet featuring victoria kogan and atis bankas The Toronto-based Odin String Quartet will delight audiences with a variety of French compositions sure to inspire with special appearances by renowned pianist Victoria Kogan and violinist Atis Bankas – Artistic Director of Music Niagara – in Chausson’s Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet. Tickets start at $45 + taxes and fees, order early for the best price!
Sundays in the Park: The Retro Ramblers
“Songs of your life in three-part harmony”. The Retro Ramblers are three guys who love to sing. Their repertoire is focused on songs from the seventies and eighties with a little contemporary funk thrown in. Add a few singalongs and the occasional political satire, and you have a musical potpourri.
Paris Connection: Janina Fialkowska, piano
For more than 40 years the renowned concert pianist, Janina Fialkowska, has enchanted audiences around the world with her refreshing natural approach and her unique piano sound. Fialkowska will be performing a nostalgic program of pieces, which connect to Paris and the first 18 years of her musical life.
Young Virtuosos 1
Young Virtuosos 1 Students of the Music Niagara Performance Academy Witness the future of classical music in this showcase of endearing vitality and exciting young talent. Now in its sixth year, the Music Niagara Performance Academy offers a unique artist development program for exceptional young musicians. Many of these students have continued in their careers to earn national and international recognition. YOUR DONATIONS TO THIS FREE CONCERT WILL BE USED IN SUPPORT OF THE MUSIC NIAGARA PERFORMANCE ACADEMY
Last Night of the Proms
It’s the most famous annual concert series in classical music — the Proms! Featuring popular classics and British patriotic pieces such as Land of Hope and Glory, Rule, Britannia!, The British Grenadiers March, and many more. No doubt, many will sing-along to these wonderful British favourites. Performed by the Niagara Proms Orchestra with a special guest appearance by Kerry Stratton, this will be an evening to be anticipated! British flags and costumes encouraged.
Elmer Iseler Singers
Back by popular demand, the Elmer Iseler Singers will once again make the rafters ring as their 20 voices unite in song. This fully professional choral ensemble has been delighting audiences for more than 40 years with a repertoire that spans 500 years and focuses on Canadian composers.