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26 July to 04 August 2024
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FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAM BY DAY

FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAM BY DAY

Thursday August 1 2024

Start Time: 10:00 am I Finish Time: 12:00pm I Doors Open: 9:45am I Interval: 15 Min I Tea & Coffee: from 9:30am

About Concert Conversations: These highly entertaining morning concerts begin with Artistic Director Jack Liebeck chatting to visiting Festival musicians about all sorts of fascinating personal and professional aspects of their lives.

This is followed by a 45-minute performance and includes tea & coffee beforehand.

TICKETS    FRIEND: $86      ADULT: $93      CONCESSION: $89      STUDENT/UNDER 30: $30

Subscription Information: This concert is included in Gold and Gold Plus Subscriptions and is eligible for selection as part of a Silver or Silver Plus Subscription.

Concert Details

INTERVIEW
Interview Guests
Piers Lane AO, Julian Bliss, Timothy Constable, David Berlin, Benjamin Roskams, Jack Liebeck

FRANCIS POULENC
Flute Sonata
Amandine Savary, Anna Rabinowicz

ANNE BOYD
Goldfish through Summer Rain
Piers Lane AO, Anna Rabinowicz

ROBERT CONSTABLE
Slinky Foxtrot Nocturne - Guilty Pleasure, Piers Lane
Piers Lane AO

TIMOTHY CONSTABLE
Vanish in the Air
Alexandra Raikhlina, Benjamin Roskams, David Berlin, Shefali Pryor, Kees Boersma

PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Valse Sentimentale for Cello and Piano, Op. 51, No. 6
Amandine Savary, David Berlin

SIDNEY BECHET
Si Tu Vois Ma Mère - Guilty Pleasure, Julian Bliss
Julian Bliss

1:00 pm The Pavilion, The Ville Resort-Casino

International Public Masterclass

Start Time: 1:00pm    Finish Time: 2:00pm

Watch as acclaimed national and international artists coach emerging new musicians in a free hour-long public masterclass. The masterclasses culminate in a ticketed concert event on Friday 2 August 2024, showcasing all the students have learned in their ten days of coaching.     

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - SEATS ARE LIMITED, PLEASE ARRIVE BY 12:45PM TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

Concert Details

Start Time: 3:30pm I Finish Time: 4:30pm

About AFCM Illuminates: Take the time to enrich your mind with presentations from leading speakers in the fields of music and science. AFCM combines lecture and performance for a deep dive like no other.

TICKETS    FRIEND: $36      ADULT: $39      CONCESSION: $37      STUDENT/UNDER 30: $30

Subscription Information: This concert is included in Gold Plus Subscriptions and is eligible for selection as part of a Silver or Silver Plus Subscription.

Concert Details

Sea Lecture
Jan Strugnell, Ira Cooke

Start Time: 5:00 pm I Finish Time: 6:00pm I Doors Open: 4:40pm

About the Ray Golding Sunset Series: Named after the founder of the Festival, these one-hour concerts are a terrific starting point for newcomers as well as a chance for those who know their music well to hear favourite works.

TICKETS    FRIEND: $60      ADULT: $65      CONCESSION: $62      STUDENT/UNDER 30: $30

Subscription Information: This concert is included in Gold and Gold Plus Subscriptions and is eligible for selection as part of a Silver or Silver Plus Subscription.

Concert Details

ROBERT SCHUMANN
Selected Songs for voice and piano
Amandine Savary, Roderick Williams

C. SCHUMANN
Selected Songs
Amandine Savary, Roderick Williams

JOHANNES BRAHMS
Clarinet Quintet Op. 115
Julian Bliss, Dene Olding AM, Dimity Hall, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles

Start Time: 7:30 pm I Finish Time: 9:45 pm I Doors Open: 7:10pm I Interval: 15 Min         ​

Our AFCM baroque concerts are always among the most coveted of events and this evening will no different.  Here we will explore the music of W.F. Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and J.S. Bach. Donald Nicolson will be joined by Roderick Williams and other Festival musicians.

About AFCM Evening Concerts: The jewel in the crown each day of the Festival are these full-length concerts presenting a wonderful range of repertoire, from classic favourites to lesser-known works and exciting new commissions.

TICKETS    FRIEND: $74      ADULT: $80      CONCESSION: $77      STUDENT/UNDER 30: $30

Subscription Information: This concert is included in Gold and Gold Plus Subscriptions and is eligible for selection as part of a Silver or Silver Plus Subscription.

Concert Details

WILHELM FRIEDEMANN BACH
Harpsichord Concerto in D major, F41
Adam Barnett-Hart, Benjamin Roskams, Brett Dean, Christian-Pierre La Marca, Kees Boersma, Jackie Newcomb, Donald Nicolson, Mya Whatson, Kevin Hsu, Dene Olding AM, Irina Morozova, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Partita No. 2 in D minor for Violin, BWV 1004
Jack Liebeck

HENRY PURCELL
Don Quixote, Z578: Let the dreadful engines of eternal will...
Julian Smiles, Roderick Williams, Donald Nicolson

INTERMISSION
INTERMISSION

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Suite No. 3 in C major for Cello, BWV 1009
Umberto Clerici

ANTONIO VIVALDI
L'Estro armonico, Op. 3: 10
Benjamin Roskams, David Berlin, Dene Olding AM, Donald Nicolson, Adam Barnett-Hart, Jackie Newcomb, Jack Liebeck, Kees Boersma, Alexandra Raikhlina