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1. Friday May 26, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Quartetto Gelato

Colin Maier oboe
Konstantin Popović violin
Matti Pulkki accordian
Kirk Starkey cello
Romamolda Hora (Trad. Romanian)
Cigano no Baiao (Gypsy Groove)
Flanders and Swann Slow Train (vocals)
Brubeck/Mozart Blue Rondo Alla Turk
Giraud Under Paris Skies
Escuallo (upbeat and rhythmic featuring Kirk on cello)
Gypsy Rhapsody (gypsy piece featuring Matti on the accordion)
Spaghetti Roads (Country Roads with a Spaghetti Western twist)

The Pipes (Trad. Scottish. Features the Colin)
Mesecina (Serbian vocal gypsy folk. Features Tino)
Cozens Elegie of the Swan and Lark
Mozart Overture to the Magic Flute
Nicola Salerno Tango Del Mare
Cab Calloway Minnie the Moocher (vocals)
Tanti Anni Prima (Piazzolla’s Ave Maria played on Musical Saw)
Klezmer Explosion (Traditional)
2. Friday June 2, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Stewart Goodyear (piano)

Jennifer Higdon Secret and Glass Gardens
Debussy La Cathedrale Engloutie
Tchaikovsky 6 Pieces, Op.19
Stewart Goodyear Panorama
Anthony Davis Middle Passage
Debussy L’Isle joyeuse
Liszt Sonata in B minor
3. Friday June 9, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano)

Mozart Rondo in D Major, K. 485
Rondo in a minor, K. 511
Rondo in F Major, K. 494
Brahms 6 Klavierstücke, op. 118
Chopin Allegro de concert, op. 46
Chopin Valses (selections)
Valse in e minor, op. posth. KK IVa/15
Valse in a minor, op. 34 no. 2
Valse in F major, op. 34 no. 3
Valse in f minor, op. 70 no. 2
Valse in D flat major, op. 64 no. 1
Valse in c sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2
Valse in A flat major, op. 64 no. 3
Grande Valse in A flat major, op. 42
4. Friday June 16, 2023 at 7:30 pm

PENDERECKI STRING QUARTET

Jerzy Kaplanek violin
Jeremy Bell violin
Christine Vlajk viola
Katie Schlaikjer cello
with guest
Ken Gee piano
Purcell Chacony in G minor (arr. Britten)
Britten String Quartet no. 2 in C major, op. 36
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34
5. Friday June 23, 2023 at 7:30 pm

FESTIVAL TRIO

Sadie Fields violin
Cameron Crozman cello
Ken Gee piano
Debussy Violin Sonata
Fauré
Sérénade
Sicilienne
Papillon
Turina Piano Trio no. 2
Ravel Piano Trio in A minor

LIVE SERIES – 5 CONCERTS SERIES – LIVE
(reserved seating in the Recital Hall, Digital Musicfest replays)
Adult Live Series
$225
Senior Live Series 65+ $200
Student (full time) Live Series $135
Child (age 12 or younger) Live $65

SUPPORTER SUBSCRIPTION $300
The complete festival including preferred seating in the Recital Hall, Digital Musicfest replays, and thanks from director Ken Gee for your support.

SPECIAL OFFER until Valentine’s Day… Choose SAVE YOUR SEAT at the online store and pay for just 20% of the series’ price and lock in your reserved seat (the balance is due in March).

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SINGLE TICKETS – LIVE
(reserved seating in the Recital Hall, Digital Musicfest replays)
These tickets will be available for sale in January.
Adult Live $50
Senior Live 65+
$45
Student (full time) Live $25
Child (age 12 or younger) Live $15

DIGITAL MUSICFEST
5 CONCERT SERIES – ONLINE ONLY
(Online HD video available for 7 days after each concert)

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Regular $135
I want to help out
$200
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SINGLE CONCERT – ONLINE ONLY

(Online HD video available for 7 days after each concert)
PICK YOUR OWN PRICE
Regular $30
I want to help out
$50
I need a break $10

Friday November 10, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Encore: The Roaring 20s

Sadie Fields violin & Ken Gee piano

featuring Rhapsody in Blue

Enjoy a dazzling arrangement for violin & piano of Gershwin’s famous hit by Thierry Huillet
Ravel virtuosic Tzigane
PLUS music by Tailleferre, Debussy, Satie, Irving Berlin, Charlie Chaplin, and more great music by fabulous composers of that decade!

Guelph Musicfest 2023 is grateful for the continuing generous support of an Anonymous Donor
Guelph Musicfest is generously supported by the Neighbourhood Group

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