Collingwood Summer Music Festival
The Collingwood Summer Music Festival celebrates its first season in 2019 by presenting over 100 world-class artists in Collingwood, ON. The inaugural concert on July 18th features the Elmer Iseler Singers together with ChoralWorks, the Collingwood Festival Orchestra and soloists Mayumi Seiler & Daniel Wnukowski. From traditional classical through world music to cool jazz, you are sure to find events that cater to your tastes including two concerts geared specifically towards families with children. For 2019, we've also invited award-winning ensembles and celebrated personalities such as Quartetto Gelato, Rolston String Quartet, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley Duo, R.H. Thomson, Trevor Copp among others.
Visit http://www.collingwoodfestival.com for more information and online ticket ordering or phone the Theatre Collingwood Box Office at: 705-445-2200 or 1-866-382-2200. Main Performance Venue: New Life Church 28 Tracey Lane L9Y 0G7 Collingwood is Wheelchair Accessible.
SUMMER FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Thursday, July 18th, 6:30pm-9pm: Elmer Iseler Singers - a professional, 20-voice chamber choir based in Toronto, celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019, sharing the stage with Collingwood's very own Choralworks Chorus.
Friday, July 19, 7pm-9pm: Beethoven's Best - a composer-focused program, presenting a remount of Amici Chamber Ensemble's Beethoven's Best concert, which presents innovative works representing Beethoven's genius at the highest leve.
Saturday, July 20th, 7pm-9pm: Quartetto Gelato - a witty Canadian classical crossover quartet that thrills its audiences with its multi-instrument mastery.
Wednesday, July 31st, 7pm-9pm, Piano Six - six internationally-renowned Canadian pianists present a gala concert of rarely performed 12-hand 2-piano works.
Thursday, August 1st, 5pm-6pm & 7pm-9pm: "All About The Blues" - an attraction for both adults and children featuring an award-winning internationally-renowned cool jazz and hot blues duo, Chris Whiteley and Diana Braithwaite (FREE event at Blue Mountain Village Square @ 5pm), followed by "Sugar and Gold", which relates to the story of the arrival, challenges, and riveting experiences of the African-American men and women who became members of Canada’s first Black pioneer communities from coast to coast (at New Life Church @ 7pm)
Friday, August 2nd, 7pm-9pm: Nhapitapi - a dynamic, six-piece ensemble of Zimbabwe musicians, singers, dancers and performers. Accompanied by special catering of South African food.
Saturday, August 3rd, 7pm-9pm: Payadora Tango Ensemble - fiery and dramatic South American music from Canada’s hottest new tango band!
Friday, August 9th, 7pm-9pm: Rolston String Quartet - stormed onto the international classical music scene with First Prize wins at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition
Sunday, August 11, 3pm-5pm MATINEE: "Carnaval" - an exciting new musical attraction for the entire family featuring an 11-member instrumental ensemble and mime artist.