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Friday, July 23, 2010

Prince Edward County Music Festival: September 16-25, 2010

Prince Edward County Music Festival -- Bridging the Old and the New, September 16 to 25, 2010. Join us at the historic and acoustically superb Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Picton for evening concerts from Mozart to Gellman, at Books & Company, Picton for A Cello for Chelsea, music and story for the whole family, and at the Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards, Hillier for a delightful afternoon of song and wine! Festival artistic director and pianist Stéphane Lemelin welcomes celebrated Canadian composer Steven Gellman as composer-in-residence.  Among his works are commissions that have been performed by major orchestras across Canada. Festival artists include the Quebec-based Alcan Quartet, Aaron Au, viola, Donna Brown, soprano, Susan Hoeppner, flute, Judy Loman, harp, Paul Marleyn, cello, Martin Riseley, violin and Margaret Munro Tobolowska, cello.                                                                              


Ticket Information and Sale Locations:

Evening Concerts 7:30 pm: Adult $25, Student $10. Festival Pass: $80 (includes free admission to Family Concert)

Family Concert Saturday, September 18, 2:00 pm: Family $10, Adult $3, Student $2.

Special Sunday Concert September 19, 3:00 pm: $35

Picton: Books & Company 613.476.3037

Bloomfield: DIVA 613.393.5005

Belleville: Quinte Arts Council 613.962.1232

Kingston: Novel Idea 613.546.9799

Wellington: Wight's Greenhouse & Flower Shop 613.399.2064

For more information call 613-393-3798,,



Thursday, September 16, 10:30 am

Schools' concert


Friday, September 17, 7:30 pm

Mozart: Selected Lieder

Gellman: Love's Garden: 2 Songs for soprano, flute, harp, cello and piano

Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp

Fauré: 2nd Quartet, opus 45 for piano and strings


Family Concert, Saturday, September 18, 2:00pm

A Cello for Chelsea with Margaret Munro Tobolowska

at Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton


Saturday, September 18, 7:30 pm

Liszt and Mahler: Selected Songs

Gellman: Piano Quartet

Schumann: Piano Quartet, opus 47


Special Sunday Concert, September 19, 3:00 pm

Wine, Women and Song (and Paul)

at the Grange Winery, 990 Closson Road, Hillier

Donna, Susan, Judy and Paul perform


Friday, September 24, 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in G major, opus 18 no 2

Gellman: Keyboard Triptych, for piano and synthesizer

Chausson: Concert for violin, piano and string quartet


Saturday, September 25, 7:30 pm

Schubert: Fantasy in C major, for violin and piano

Gellman: Musica Eterna, for string quartet

Brahms: Quintet for piano and strings, opus 34

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