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Live Music Concerts in Northumberland County ON

Friends of Music 43rd Season 2017-2018

Concert Descriptions and Dates – 43rd Season 2017-18

Welcome to Friends of Music’s 2017/18 Season

Friends is moving up – to larger ensembles and to two of Northumberland’s most glorious architectural and acoustic treasures: Port Hope United Church and Trinity United Church in Cobourg. Select a Concert online, and receive your tickets immediately by email, or buy at the door, or call our Box Office 905-797-2295

Alcan and Lafayette Quartets

A Mari usque ad Mare (From Sea to Sea)

Sunday, March 18, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Port Hope United Church

The Saguenay Quartet (recently renamed from Alcan) from Quebec and the Lafayette String Quartet from British Columbia combine more than a half century of chamber music making. Their joint program was created especially for the Celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary and includes:

  • Mendelssohn’s octet in E-flat major op. 20
  • Niels Gade, String octet opus 17
  • A brand new commissioned piece from the Canadian composer: Airat Ichmouratov

The Saguenay Quartet – violinists Laura Andriani and Nathalie Camus, violist Luc Beauchemin, and cellist David Ellis – has developed a reputation for excellence throughout Canada and internationally. Celebrating 25 years, the quartet’s originality, contagious enthusiasm, unique sonority, and remarkable cohesion have all contributed to its long term success.

The Lafayette String Quartet – violinists Ann Elliott-Goldschmidt and Sharon Stanis, violist Joanna Hood and cellist Pamela Highbaugh Aloni. Since 1986, the Lafayette String Quartet has divided their time between entertaining audiences all over North America and Europe and teaching some of Canada’s finest young string players. Their residency at the University of Victoria is rich in local performances and community involvement. Their concerts in Canada and abroad are hailed as “Passionate, riveting, and with flawless ensemble.”

Weston Silver Band

Weston Silver Band – Music of the British Isles

Sunday, April 15, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Trinity United Church, Cobourg

Fresh from the appearance at the North America Brass Band Championship we’re proud to present Two-time North American Brass Band Champions Weston Silver Band, in a concert celebrating the music of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Featuring a varied program of audience favourites, don’t miss this acclaimed ensemble, renowned for their exciting concerts and dazzling soloists!

Subscription and Ticket Prices – 43rd Season 2017-18

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All Concerts are General Seating at either the Port Hope United Church or Trinity United Church Cobourg
Student (13-20 years old): $23.00 per concert; no Subscription or Early Bird discount is available
Children (12 years old and younger) accompanied by an Adult: Free.
LJYO Members: Free; LJYO Accompanying Adult Coach or Parent: Half-price

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