Festival of the Sound 2019

August 2019

We return to Parry Sound to play in a number of concerts part of the 40th season of the Festival of the Sound (July 19 - August 10) in Ontario, Canada.

Please visit the Festival of the Sound website for more information. 

Festival of the Sound - 40th Great Season


6 August, 5:30pm | Seguin Valley Golf Club

Elegant dinner concerts are a long tradition at the Festival of the Sound. This year, with a nod to all those special evenings, we invite you to Elegance, a full-course dinner with wine in a stunning log clubhouse with wonderful acoustics.

New Zealand String Quartet; Canadian Guitar Quartet; Moshe Hammer, violin


Good Friends

7 August, 7:30pm | Stockey Centre

Celebrating 15 seasons of a musical friendship.

Haydn: String Quartet No. 29 in G Major
Corlis: Raven and the First Men (The inspiration for James Campbell to commission Sounding Thunder)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14, Op. 131

New Zealand String Quartet; James Campbell, clarinet


A Family Affair

8 August, 1:30pm | Stockey Centre

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72 No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Scherzo from Symphony No. 6
Shostakovich: Concertino for two pianos, Op. 94
Lutosławski: Variations on a theme by Paganini
Graham Campbell: Pender Harbour Paradise (A new work commissioned by Pender Harbour Festival to be premiered there on August 17.)

Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Graham Campbell, guitar; James Campbell, clarinet; New Zealand String Quartet


Haydn, Ravel, Mozart

8 August, 7:30pm | Stockey Centre

Haydn: Quartet in D Major, Op. 2 No. 2
Ravel: Tzigane for violin & piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488 for piano & string quintet (Arr. Lachner)

New Zealand String Quartet; Yolanda Bruno, violin; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Canadian Guitar Quartet


Celebration Concert: Into the Future

9 August, 7:30pm | Stockey Centre

See what surprises Artistic Director James Campbell has in store for the climax of this exciting day!

Join the Party as we celebrate James Campbell’s 35 years as Artistic Director. He has invited many of his closest friends to attend.

Among them, the Penderecki String Quartet and New Zealand String Quartet will join forces to play Mendelssohn‘s Octet

RH Thomson will Narrate The Carnival of the Animals!

Festival of the Sound 2019 - Parry Sound, Ontario

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Charles W. Stockey Performance Hall
Festival of the Sound - 40th Great Season
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