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Travel back to the golden age of
swing with the big band sounds of the Spitfire
Band at the Gambrel Barn at 8pm. The Festival will
feature our own Grammy nominated Elora Festival Singers in 8 performances this
year including Israel in Egypt, the
moving Passio by Arvo Pärt, the Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein,
and a program of romantic works for unaccompanied choir by Strauss and Mahler.
Guest artists this summer include the Madawaska String Quartet
with Leslie Kinton, and the award winning Cecilia String Quartet. Other
classical highlights include young virtuoso cellist David Eggert, and Bach's Goldberg Variations, performed by one of
the new generation of Bach interpreters, David Jalbert.
performers Michael Burgess (Les Miserables) and Rebecca Caine (Phantom of the
Opera) will present the first performance of their Dream Concert, a program of Broadway classics that they will tour
across North America. The 1920 silent film classic The Mark of Zorro starring Douglas Fairbanks will be screened with
accompaniment by an instrumental ensemble, paired with a delectable offering by
Sensational Elora. Two young Canadian award winning stars, Sarah Slean and Matt Dusk,
also join us for concerts at the Gambrel Barn!
a break from very busy independent musical careers, our own Local Legends, singer-songwriter Gwen
Swick, world-renowned celtic guitarist Tony McManus, and virtuoso guitar player Kevin
Breit will spend a night in their home town to
perform together at the Gambrel Barn on July 22nd.
For toe tapping rhythms, close
harmonies and astonishing vocal techniques, few can outdo the Swingle Singers.
On July 30th, this British vocal sensation will take the stage at
the Gambrel Barn. For over four decades, this international a cappella
phenomenon has defined the art form and thrilled audiences around the globe. '));