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Madawaska String Quartet: Youth and Passion

Sunday, September 16 at 4pm

The Madawaska String Quartet performs Beethoven's Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18 no. 4, and Mendelssohn's Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13 ("Frage").

Supported by
Dr. Connie Carter

Past Performances

The Venuti String Quartet: Parallel Lives

Thursday, June 28 at 7pm

The Venuti String Quartet performs Maurice Ravel's Quartet in F Major and Frank Bridge's Novelletten.

Supported by
Sandra and Jim Pitblado

Barbara Croall and Jawa: Mother/lands

Sunday, July 1 at 4pm

Odawa First Nations composer Barbara Croall and the Syrian-Canadian ensemble Jawa perform.

Supported by
The McLean Foundation

Kongero: Scandinavian Songlines

Thursday, July 5 at 7pm

Spine-tingling performances of Scandinavian traditional music by Kongero, the all-female a capella vocal quartet from Sweden.

Supported by
SWEA TORONTO / Swedish Women's Educational Association

Elinor Frey: Minerva’s Cello

Sunday, July 8 at 4pm

Baroque cellist Elinor Frey performs music for the early cello, and gives the world premiere of Minerva, by Lisa Streich. With Joëlle Morton (viola da gamba and violone) and Lucas Harris (theorbo).

Supported by
Philip and Eli Taylor / Invesco Ltd.

La Croisée d’Antan: Crossroads

Thursday, July 12 at 7pm

The Toronto debut of La Croisée d'Antan, a thrilling trio of young traditional Québécois musicians.

New Zealand String Quartet: From Russia With Love

Thursday, July 19 at 7pm

The New Zealand String Quartet performs Beethoven's Quartet in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 and Stravinsky's cheeky Concertino for string quartet.

Supported by
Koerner Foundation

Taktus: Mirrored Glass

Sunday, July 22 at 4pm

Taktus is unable to perform in the Toronto Music Garden this Sunday. In their place, Elinor Frey performs.

Elinor Frey – Solo Cello

Sunday, July 22 at 4pm

The internationally renowned baroque cellist returns with work by J. S. Bach, Colombi, Vitali, and others.

Anonymous Supporter

Blythwood Winds: Flights of Fancy

Thursday, July 26 at 7pm

Blythwood Winds present a program spanning the last century, from Elliot Carter to Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Moskitto Bar: From Baghdad to Brittany

Sunday, July 29 at 4pm

The Toronto-based Moskitto Bar will take you on a musical journey from the Middle-East desert to the Celtic plains of France, via the Carpathian Mountains of the Balkans.

Supported by
Robert and Ann Corcoran

Nagata Shachu: Kakki (Spirit)

Thursday, August 2 at 7pm

Inspired performances on thunderous Japanese taiko drums, bamboo flutes, and shamisen by Toronto's Nagata Shachu.

Supported by
Alice and Grant Burton

Bageshree Vaze, Vineet Vyas and Rajib Karmakar: Satyam (Truth)

Thursday, August 9 at 7pm

The story of Savitri, a young woman who fights the Lord of Death to save her beloved, is brought to life in this original piece featuring Bageshree Vaze, Vineet Vyas and Rajib Karmakar.

In memory of Sheila Kirpalani
Supported by The Sheila Kirpalani Foundation represented by Dr. Anish and Mrs. Pooja Kirpalani

The Bombadils: Fiddles and Banjos and Guitars, Oh My!

Sunday August 12 at 4pm

The Bombadils bring their irresistible mix of Celtic and Appalachian music and original songwriting.

Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka: Faces of the Violin

Thursday, August 16 at 7pm

Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka perform classical and traditional music on violin, mandolin and the 9-string hardanger fiddle.

Supported by
Judy and Wilmot Matthews

Cénacle: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera

Sunday, August 19 at 4pm

Delightful arrangements of scenes and arias from Mozart's operas, performed on historical clarinet, viola and violone by Cénacle.

Supported by the
Patrick Hodgson Family Foundation

InTabula: Elas mon Cuer

Thursday, August 23 at 7pm

The Montreal duo InTabula performs intimate, intricate instrumental versions of late medieval love songs.

Confluence: Baroque Dance

Sunday, August 26 at 4pm

Confluence presents chamber music and dance from the French Baroque, featuring Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière and soprano Emma Hannan.

Supported by
Our 2017 audiences

New Flamenco Quartet: Luna Nueva

Sunday, September 9 at 4pm

On the first new moon of autumn, the New Flamenco Quartet reflects on new cycles, harvests, patterns, and beginnings through their passionate flamenco.

Supported by
The Gail Asper Family Foundation

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