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Sunday July 14 2013


Susan Hoeppner, Flute,

in concert with Beverley Johnston, Percussion

Sunday July 14 2013
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned!)
Adults $20 Students $15
Susan Hoeppner
Miss Hoeppner proved that she can turn a legato phrase with the best of them.”
The New York Times
Canada’s preeminent flutist Susan Hoeppner is appreciated for being a “born soloist” (Globe & Mail), where “one can almost hear the words in her flute song” (Washington Post). Susan was recently nominated for a JUNO award, Canada’s highest musical honour, for her latest recording “American Flute Masterpieces” on the Marquis Classics label with pianist Lydia Wong.
Canada’s premier percussionist Beverley Johnston is internationally recognized for her virtuosic and dynamic performances on a wide range of percussion instruments. Her exciting performances have been distinguished as unconventional, effectively combining classical transcriptions, contemporary music, and a touch of theatre; she is also a leader in commissioning and premiering new works for percussion.  Her performances and recordings have been broadcast on radio networks all over the world; her five solo CDs are Ming (2009, Centrediscs); Garden of Delights (2004, independent release); Alternate Currents (1992, Centrediscs); Marimbach (1989, CBC Records Musica Viva); and Impact (1986, Centrediscs, JUNO nominee).  She can also be heard as soloist or chamber musician on numerous other recordings.
Monday July 15, 2013

Bach Festival Chamber Choir with the Bach Festival Orchestra
Conducted by Artistic Director Gerald Fagan O, ON
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned)
Tickets: Adults $20 Students $15
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Join Artistic Director Gerald Fagan and the newly formed Bach Festival Chamber Choir with the Bach Festival Orchestra in their premier performance! An evening of JS Bach’s great Choruses.

Tuesday July 16 2013

Capella Intima
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned!)
Adults $20 Students $15
Capella Intima has been delighting audiences since 2008 with their programmes of the sacred and secular from the early Baroque. Led by Artistic Director Bud Roach, “Celestial Sirens” features the revolutionary music of Benedictine nun Chiara Maria Cozzolani. Readings from the period bring to life details of this controversial composer, whose music was both thrilling for those who travelled across Europe to hear it, and at times threatening to the Church establishment that sought to supress it. Featuring Emily Klassen and Erin Bardua, sopranos, and Jennifer Enns Modolo, alto.
Photo Credit Bruce Papky
Wednesday July 17, 2013
Project Aria
Guy Few, Trumpet, Stephanie Mara, Piano and Leslie Fagan, Soprano
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned!)
Adults $20 Students $15
Trumpeter/ multi-instrumentalist Guy Few, soprano Leslie Fagan with pianist Stephanie Mara are Project Aria. Consistently astounding audiences with their uplifting performances, these incredible musicians display their love of music through both familiar and novel classical works. Individually, these
artists have performed all over the world in prestigious concert halls, with orchestras and collaboratively with some of classical music’s most well known artists. When they decided to combine their amazing talents, there was no doubt that their program would be a smash hit and they have already had many successful performances throughout Ontario in communities including Haliburton, Barrie, Brantford, Kincardine, Sarnia and Waterloo to name a few. Their fun and approachable performance style creates an intimate atmosphere that showcases their comedic personalities, virtuosic playing and delectable singing.
Thursday July 18, 2013
The Fern Lindzon Quartet
featuring Fern Lindzon (piano & vocals), Bill McBirnie (flute) Mike McClennan (bass), Fabio Ragnelli (drums)
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned!)
Adults $20  Students $15
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2012 JUNO Awards “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year” Nominee, Fern Lindzon, is a muti-faceted pianist/vocalist/composer with a technique Whole Note Magazine called “intricate, yet commanding”, and her latest CD Two Kites, “breathtakingly beautiful.”

Joined for the Bach Festival by veteran jazz musicians Bill McBirnie, Mike McClennan and Fabio Ragnelli, the Fern Lindzon Quartet promises an astonishing evening of jazz favourites with something for everyone! From Jobim to Norma Winstone, with stop-overs in Brazil, Eastern Europe and on Basin Street, Fern’s highly original arrangements fly gracefully on the winds of contemporary jazz.

Friday July 19 2013

For A Song 
featuring the Bach Festival Youth Choir conducted by Brenda Zadorsky
Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church (Air Conditioned!)
Adults: $20 Students $15
Brenda Zadorsky
Canadian Conductor Brenda Zadorsky returns to brings her internationally renowned love of music to the Bach Festival Youth Choir! Sharing the stage with Jacquelyn Norman and Wendy Landon, this concert is the culmination of the week’s rehearsals with young music lovers from across the province!
Saturday July 20, 2013
The Festival’s Final Performance of 2013
St John Passion
conducted by Gerald Fagan
featuring the Bach Festival Choir; the Bach Festival Orchestra; Albert Greer, Thomas Paul, John Avey, Leslie Fagan, Bud Roach, Anita Krause
Huron Tractor Showroom  (Air Conditioned!)
Adults $30 Students $25
Join us after the Concert for our Closing Party!
Red Trillium on Morrison Trail, credit Bonnie Sitter
The final performance of the St John Passion to be performed in the Showroom of Huron Tractor! A monumental work with a choir of over 100, full orchestra and 6 soloists in an unforgettable setting. Truly music in the heart of the community!