April 21, 2019

Concerts & Music Events

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MAY 4, HYMN FESTIVAL

The Royal Canadian College of Organist Kingston Centre presents a Hymn Festival on Saturday 4 May at 2:30pm at St. George’s Cathedral. A selection of new and traditional hymns will be accompanied by members of the RCCO, a massed choir, and a brass quintet. All are welcome to attend – and sing along! For information, including about participating in the massed choir, call 613-548-4617x23 or visit www.rcco-kingston.ca.


MAY 12 HIGH TEA AND CONCERT

The St. George’s Cathedral Children’s Choir, directed by Michael Capon, and the Youth Choir, directed by Emma Drinnan, will present an afternoon high tea and concert on Sunday May 12 at 3pm in the Cathedral Great Hall. Admission is free, with a voluntary offering collected in support of the Choir program. The Great Hall is at 129 Wellington St. (at Johnson) in Kingston.


JUNE CHOIRS FESTIVAL

St. George’s Cathedral presents a “June Choirs Festival” featuring four visiting choirs in five concerts. The Libertas Male Choir from Toronto performs on Friday June 7 at 8pm. The Didgori Ensemble from Georgia performs on Monday June 10 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm. The St. Martin's Boy's Choir from Biberach, Germany, performs two concerts on Wednesday June 12 at 7:30pm and Thursday June 13 at 7:30pm. The Stratford Concert Choir from Stratford, Ontario, performs on Saturday June 22 at 7:30pm. Tickets for the evening concerts cost $20 in advance (at the Cathedral Office (129 Wellington St.) or the Church Bookroom (165 Ontario St.)), or $25 at the door. The mid-day concert is free, with a freewill offering collected.

JUNE CHOIRS FESTIVAL
Evenings: $20 advance, $25 door; Mid-day: freewill offering
Libertas Male Choir (Toronto): Friday June 7, 8pm
Didgori Ensemble (Georgia): Monday June 10, 12:15pm-12:50pm
St. Martin's Boys’ Choir (Biberach, Germany): Wednesday June 12, 7:30pm
    Thursday June 13, 7:30pm
Stratford Concert Choir (Stratford, Ontario): Saturday June 22, 7:30pm


SUMMER CONCERTS 2019

St. George’s Cathedral Summer Concerts begin on Thursday June 6 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm with a performance by the SHHH!! percussion ensemble visiting from Ottawa. The concerts continue every Thursday through August 29. Admission is free, with a freewill offering collected. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca or www.facebook.com/StGeorgeConcerts. Join us for a mid-day musical interlude!

June 6  SHHH!! Ensemble (Percussion & Piano - Ottawa)
June 13  Peletsis-Dardykina Piano Duo (Montreal)
June 20  Tom Fitches (Organ - Toronto)
June 27  Adam Cicchillitti (Guitar - Montreal)
July 4  Winds 'n Wires Trio (Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano)
July 11  John Burge (Piano)
July 18  Matthew Larkin (Organ - Ottawa)
July 25  Cranberry Dixie Band
August 1  Jan LeClair (Accordion)
August 8  Georgiana Stewart & Holly Gwynne-Timothy (Vocal Ensemble)
August 15  Warren Nicholson (Guitar - Toronto)
August 22  Cygnus Ensemble (Flute, Violin, Guitar - Montreal)
August 29  Colioris Ensemble (Violin, Cello, Piano - Montreal)