Music Niagara Celebrates its 26th Season in 2024!

Music Niagara ignites its 26th season on June 16

Join us for an unforgettable summer.

Music Niagara warmly invites you to an exciting pre-season concert featuring

Sofya Gulyak, Piano

“What a pleasure to hear the piano blossoming and projecting in the most vivid of ways when played by Sofya Gulyak. The singing sound alongside dazzling and powerful execution distinguishes an outstanding natural pianist”

~ Diapason magazine

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Sofya Gulyak, piano
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An Evening of Piano Excellence at St. Mark’s Church

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Immerse yourself in the world of classical music with “An Evening of Piano Excellence,” a concert that brings together the genius of Chopin, Liszt, and Smetana under the roof of St. Mark’s Church. Set for May 13th at 4 PM, this performance promises an enchanting journey through the works of these legendary composers, representing Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.

Featuring the exceptional talents of Sofya Gulyak (piano), Atis Bankas (violin), and Jonathan Tortolano (cello), this trio will delve into the romantic and evocative pieces that have captivated audiences worldwide. Sofya Gulyak, known for her victories in numerous prestigious piano competitions, brings her unparalleled skill and deep musicality to the forefront of this concert. Together with Atis Bankas, renowned for his exquisite violin performances and leadership in the classical music scene, and the accomplished cellist Jonathan Tortolano, the evening is set to be a showcase of virtuosic talent and emotional depth.

The concert pays tribute to Frédéric Chopin, the Franco-Polish virtuoso pianist and composer who is considered one of the most important figures in music history. Franz Liszt, celebrated for his innovative compositional techniques and phenomenal skill as a pianist, and Bedřich Smetana, known as the father of Czech music, whose works embody the cultural and political aspirations of his homeland.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the brilliance of Chopin, Liszt, and Smetana through the performances of Sofya Gulyak, Atis Bankas, and Jonathan Tortolano. “An Evening of Piano Excellence” promises to be a memorable event, blending the rich histories and vibrant musical landscapes of Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic in one spectacular evening. Join us at St. Mark’s Church for a celebration of music that transcends time and borders.

📅 Date and Time: Monday, May 13, 4 PM

📍 Venue: St. Mark’s Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake

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The Performance Academy

Music Niagara

Music Niagara’s Performance Academy offers a unique summer experience for specially gifted young performers, unlike anything they can gain in other summer programs. Music Niagara’s Performance Academy mentors emerging young musicians to learn and to express themselves as artists.

The Academy is unique in its approach to music. Our young performers learn through experience. They participate in a full spectrum of the performance arts offered by professional artists and ensemble and alumni members of the Shaw Festival Theatre

About Music Niagara

Music Niagara presents world-class, diverse music experiences in unique and intimate settings that connect the community and beyond, educate and inspire audiences and artists, and enhance Niagara-on-the-Lake’s rich heritage and culture. 

We believe that by working in collaboration with community partners we can enrich the cultural life of the community and its visitors.

Sponsor our 26th Anniversary in 2024

As Music Niagara approaches its 26th anniversary in 2024, we reflect on the profound impact we’ve made through our dedication to offering world-class, diverse musical experiences within Niagara-on-the-Lake’s unique and intimate settings. Our mission extends beyond performance; it is about creating connections, inspiring audiences and artists, and enriching the cultural and historical fabric of our region.

With our 25th year behind us, filled with gratitude for the community’s unwavering support, we’ve brought an array of musical delights to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Our varied programming, which includes a Summer Festival, a Performance Academy for emerging musicians, and numerous concerts throughout the year, has educated, entertained, and inspired. 

The 2024 Summer Season at Music Niagara promises not only a showcase of exceptional talent but also a celebration of music that bridges cultures and communities, set against the beautiful backdrop of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s most cherished venues.

We warmly invite you to discuss how you can join us in making the 26th Anniversary Summer Festival a landmark event.

 

Music Niagara Venues

Niagara Wineries, St. Mark’s Church, Vintage Hotels and more!

Music Niagara matches each musical performance with a unique and intimate setting in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Audiences are able to combine their enjoyment of great music with a deeper appreciation of Niagara’s rich heritage history and its cultural offerings.