July 29 – August 5, 2019 | Gananoque, ON

Join us dockside for a week of music and conversation with local talent and some of the country’s most sought-after musicians. To book call the Box Office at 613-382-7020. 

Monday, July 29 at 7:30pm
Violinist James Ehnes with pianist Andrew Armstrong
Program: Beethoven Sonatas for Violin & Piano
James Ehnes has established himself as one of the most sought-after violinists on the international stage. Ehnes has an extensive discography and has won many awards for his recordings including a Gramophone Award for ‘Best Concerto of the Year’, a Grammy Award for ‘Best Instrumental Soloist Performance’ and a JUNO award for ‘Best Classical Album of the Year’. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and in 2010 was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. He plays the ‘Marsick’ Stradivarius of 1715.
Tickets: $50 (part of the Studio ‘S’ Concert Series). BUY ONLINE

Thursday, August 1 at 2pm
Pianist Angela Hewitt
Program: The Complete Goldberg Variations (Aria and 30 Variations), BWV 988, by J.S. Bach
One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt appears in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Her interpretations of Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time. In 2018 Angela received the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award – the highest honour for an artist in Canada. In 2015 she was promoted to a Companion of the Order of Canada, and in 2006 was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, has seven honorary doctorates, and is a Visiting Fellow of Peterhouse College in Cambridge.
Tickets: $50 (part of the Studio ‘S’ Concert Series). BUY ONLINE

Friday, August 2 at 2pm
A Conversation with Ben Heppner 
A free-ranging and entertaining conversation with one of the greatest tenors Canada has ever produced. Ben will share moving and hilarious stories about his upbringing on a farm, his rise to the highest ranks of the international opera world, the decision to end his opera career, and his post-singing career as a CBC Radio host. And we’ll see if we can coax him into singing just a little bit for us…
Tickets: $20 ($15 for Studio ‘S’ Subscribers). BUY ONLINE 

Saturday, August 3 at 10:30am 
The Limestone Trio 
A string trio comprised of members of the Kingston Symphony playing an exciting selection of classical music, fun rags, and fiddle tunes. Featuring Lisa Draper, Jeff Hamacher, and Danielle Lennon.

Saturday, August 3 at 7pm
Julia Finnegan
Kingston indie-folk singer-songwriter Julia Finnegan will play a “sunset set” full of unique covers and her original songs.

Sunday, August 4 at 12:30pm 
Gananoque Ukulele Players
Join local ukulele players jamming to toe-tapping tunes on the dock.

Monday, August 5 at 7:30pm
Pianist Janina Fialkowska
Program: French Program “Les sons et les parfums” (Mozart, Debussy, Chopin)
For over 40 years, concert pianist Janina Fialkowska has enchanted audiences and critics around the world. She has been praised for her musical integrity, her refreshing natural approach and her unique piano sound thus becoming “one of the Grandes Dames of piano playing” (Frankfurter Allgemeine). She is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and a recipient the Governor General’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in Classical Music, as well as three honorary doctorates.
Tickets: $50 (part of the Studio ‘S’ Concert Series). BUY ONLINE