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Canada Day Cruise Monday July 1 2019 at 7:00 PM

Island Queen
× Celebrate Canada Day on the Island Queen with End of the Road and its lively mix of traditional, folk and Maritime tunes. Enjoy an awesome fireworks display in honour of Canada's birthday.

**Family Packages are only available for purchase over the phone or in person, NOT online! We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please note: Additional tickets for the Canada Day cruise may be made available closer to July 1st. As the top deck of the Island Queen is open to the elements we will assess weather conditions prior to the performance, and release additional tickets accordingly, if applicable. Please contact our box office for further inquiries at 1-866-364-0061. Thank you!

Gala Opening Concert Friday July 19 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams, conductor; Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; Colin Fox, narrator; Penderecki String Quartet; Guy Few, piano; Suzanne Shulman, flute; James Campbell, clarinet; Beverley Johnston, percussion; Bob Mills, bass.

Gala Dinner & Concert Saturday July 20 2019 at 5:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Russell Braun, baritone; Carolyn Maule, piano; Joseph Petric, accordion; Guy Few, trumpet; Syrène Saxophone Quartet

Our annual dinner gala continues the celebration of the 40th season as we honour our history and all those who have played a part in the Festival’s growth through so many successes and challenges since that first season in 1980. The party begins with hors d’oeuvres in the lobby as guests gather for the evening. The elegant full-course dinner is served at your table in the beautiful setting of the Charles W. Stockey Festival Performance Hall. Wine is included in the ticket price. Your attendance this evening helps to raise important funds for the Festival of the Sound. A tax receipt is issued for 50% of the ticket price. During the concert following the meal, you will meet the Syrène Saxophone Quartet, four lively young women who have named themselves after the Sirens from Homer’s Odyssey. Need we say more?

Up Close and Personal Sunday July 21 2019 at 2:00 PM

Festival Station Office
× Join Gene DiNovi, one of the Festival’s longest and most beloved friends, in the intimate performance space at the Festival Station Office. Gene will introduce the music he has lived with and loved for decades.

Viennese Opera Party Sunday July 21 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× In the tradition of the great Viennese Galas of past and present, hosts Leslie Fagan and Guy Few welcome Canadian superstars Kristina Szabó, Colin Ainsworth, Brett Polegato and Carolyn Maule to an evening filled to the brim with spectacular music. Special guest appearances including accordionist Joseph Petric will round out an evening not to be missed.

Music for Trumpet and Organ Monday July 22 2019 at 2:30 PM

St. James Church
× William McArton, organ; Guy Few, trumpet

Brass on the Bay Cruise Monday July 22 2019 at 6:00 PM

Island Queen
× Once again it's "Brass on the Bay" featuring ten members from the Hannaford Street Silver Band. Enjoy the thrilling sounds of Brass over the evening waters on Georgian Bay.

**Family Packages are only available for purchase over the phone or in person, NOT online! We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Anagnoson & Kinton in Recital Tuesday July 23 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Anagnoson and Kinton, piano duo; Alan Stein, visual art

Fantasy & Romance Tuesday July 23 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Gryphon Trio; James Campbell, clarinet; Douglas McNabney, viola; Joel Quarrington, double bass

Strike Up the Band Tuesday July 23 2019 at 8:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Hannaford Brass with guest artist Russell Braun

Carolyn & Russell in Concert Wednesday July 24 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Russell Braun, baritone; Carolyn Maule, piano

Swiss Trio & Friends Wednesday July 24 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Swiss Piano Trio; Douglas McNabney, viola; James Campbell, clarinet; Ken MacDonald, horn

Beethoven I Wednesday July 24 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Janina Fialkowski, piano; Rolston String Quartet

Film: Death in Venice Thursday July 25 2019 at 10:00 AM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× An adaptation of Thomas Mann’s classic about a composer, paralysed by ennui and repressed emotion, who discovers a last vestige of beauty and emotion during a visit to Venice at the turn of the century. Believing himself lost to the muse, he becomes obsessed by a beautiful young boy holidaying with his mother in the city.

Rolston String Quartet Thursday July 25 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Rolston String Quartet

Mozart: String Quartet No. 19, K. 465 (Dissonance) Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 (Death and the Maiden)

**Repertoire subject to change without notice

Mahler’s Masterpiece Thursday July 25 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× National Youth Orchestra of Canada; Michael Francis, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C# minor The Stockey Centre reverberates with the thrilling sounds of Mahler’s masterpiece.

**Repertoire subject to change without notice

Janina Fialkowska Plays Chopin Friday July 26 2019 at 2:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Janina Fialkowska, piano

Payadora Tango Ensemble Friday July 26 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Drew Jurecka, bandoneon, violin, mandolin; Rebekah Wolkstein, violin, vocals; Joe Phillips, bass; Robert Horvath, piano; Elbio Fernandez, vocals; Bryant Lopez, dance; Faye Lopez, dance

Music and dance from the height of Buenos Aries’ tango tradition.

Film: Celebration At Big Sur Saturday July 27 2019 at 3:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× A documentary of the 1969 Big Sur Folk Festival in California with footage of some of the ‘60s best, including Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash. A rare opportunity to see Celebration, filmed at Big Sur 50 years ago, just one month after the larger and better-known Woodstock Festival.

Jayme Stone’s Folklife Saturday July 27 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Jayme Stone, banjo, voice; Moira Smiley, voice, accordion; Sumaia Jackson, fiddle, voice; Joe Phillips, bass, voice.

Juno-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone makes music bridging folk, jazz and chamber music.

Celtic Magic Cruise Sunday July 28 2019 at 6:00 PM

Island Queen
× The Celtic Magic Cruise featuring Scantily Plaid. Join us for a remarkable fusion of Canadian, Celtic and Roots music. Kilt is optional.

**Family Packages are only available for purchase over the phone or in person, NOT online! We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Beethoven II Tuesday July 30 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Leopoldo Erice, piano; Yegor Dyachkov, cello

Sonatas for Strings & Piano Tuesday July 30 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Duo Concertante; Yegor Dyachkov, cello; Martin Roscoe, piano

The Four Seasons Tuesday July 30 2019 at 8:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Mark Fewer, violin; John Rice, narrator; Julie Nesrallah, soprano; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Festival Ensemble; Larry Beckwith, producer

Festival Baroque Wednesday July 31 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× James Mason, oboe; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Borys Medicky, harpsichord; Suzanne Shulman, flute; Karl Stobbe, violin; Douglas McNabney, viola; Paul Marleyn, cello

Blue Ocean Wednesday July 31 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Andrea Ratuski, host; Paul Marleyn, cello; Karl Stobbe, violin; Martin Roscoe, piano; James Campbell, clarinet; Jim Hiscott, accordion

Three Centuries of Choral Music Wednesday July 31 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Elora Festival Singers; Mark Vuorinen, conductor; Festival Ensemble

Mozart & Beethoven Thursday August 1 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Atis Bankas, violin; Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan, piano; Martin Roscoe, piano; James Campbell, clarinet; Paul Marleyn, cello

Mendelssohn & Brahms Thursday August 1 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Julie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano; Douglas McNabney, viola; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Min-Jeong Koh, violin; Adrian Fung, cello; Patricia Tao, piano

Just Friends Thursday August 1 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Julie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano; Martin Roscoe, piano; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Karl Stobbe, violin; Min-Jeong Koh, violin; Douglas McNabney; viola; Rory McLeod, viola; Adrian Fung, cello; Paul Marleyn, cello; Suzanne Shulman, flute; James Mason, oboe; James Campbell, clarinet; Patricia Tao, piano

The Joni Book Friday August 2 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Mandy Lagan, vocals with ORIGINS: Dave Restivo, piano; Ted Quinlan, guitar; Andrew Downing, cello; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; Blair Mackay, percussion

Celebrating the legacy of Joni Mitchell.

Jazz Canada: That Latin Flavour Saturday August 3 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Guido Basso, trumpet & flugelhorn; Dave Young, bass; Terry Clarke, drums; Reg Schwager, guitar; David Restivo, piano

Guido Basso brings his Latin flavours to the 40th Festival season.

Craig Harley & Friends Sunday August 4 2019 at 2:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× John Southworth, vox and guitar; Jean Martin, drums; Andrew Downing, bass; Craig Harley, piano

Craig Harley is joined by his friends John Southworth and the South Seas in a Sunday afternoon of folk, jazz and song, their own unique brand of music-making.

Toronto All-Star Big Band Sunday August 4 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× The vibrant young musicians of the Toronto All-Star Big Band return each summer to delight Festival audiences.

And So We Began Monday August 5 2019 at 2:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Exactly 40 years ago today at this time, under the direction of Anton Kuerti, the Festival of the Sound presented this all-Beethoven concert as its first in the Parry Sound High School Gymnasium.

Bryan Cheng, cello; Sylvie Cheng, piano; Yolanda Bruno, violin; Moshe Hammer, violin; Glen Montgomery, piano; James Campbell, clarinet

Jazz Cruise Monday August 5 2019 at 6:00 PM

Island Queen
× Jazz Canada Cruise with Dave Young, Terry Clarke and David Restivo. Also featuring Heather Bambrick on vocals. Always a highlight of the Festival; you won't want to miss it!

**Family Packages are only available for purchase over the phone or in person, NOT online! We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sounding Thunder Tuesday August 6 2019 at 2:00 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× For those who missed it last year and for all who wish to see it just one more time. The afternoon includes two films, the documentary “The Making of Sounding Thunder” and a screening of the premiere performance in the Stockey Centre. An open discussion with composer Timothy Corlis and film-maker Earl McCluskie.

Elegance At Seguin Valley Tuesday August 6 2019 at 5:30 PM

Seguin Valley Colf Club
× New Zealand String Quartet; Canadian Guitar Quartet; Moshe Hammer, violin

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.

Gillian’s Viola Wednesday August 7 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Gillian Ansell, viola; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Yolanda Bruno, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Fables & Folk Tales Wednesday August 7 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Cheng² Duo: Bryan Cheng, cello; Silvie Cheng, piano

Good Friends Wednesday August 7 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× New Zealand String Quartet; James Campbell, clarinet

A Family Affair Thursday August 8 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Graham Campbell, guitar; James Campbell, clarinet; New Zealand String Quartet

Canadian Guitar Quartet & Swiss Friends Thursday August 8 2019 at 3:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Canadian Guitar Quartet; André Fischer, guitar; Sébastien Singer, cello

Haydn, Ravel & Mozart Thursday August 8 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× New Zealand String Quartet; Yolanda Bruno, violin; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Canadian Guitar Quartet

Celebration Afternoon Events Pass Friday August 9 2019 at 12:00 PM

Locations to Be Announced
× Every party needs it's surprises and we have one today! Your afternoon pass entitles you to entry to several events running concurrently from Noon until 4. Details are still very limited and artists have yet to be revealed. This afternoon continues the "40 works from 40 years" of the Festival's history, begun earlier on the Island Queen, and continuing with the Evening Concert.

Film: 10 Saturday August 10 2019 at 1:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× Ravel’s Boléro is the backdrop to this 1979 American romantic comedy film.

National Academy Orchestra Saturday August 10 2019 at 7:30 PM

Charles W. Stockey Centre
× National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor; Alexander Tselyakov, piano
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