The Elora Festival
July 10 - 26

Early bird pricing is now available until March 31st!
Save 10% on every ticket you buy for one week only!

Early bird pricing is now available until March 31st!
Save 10% on every ticket you buy for one week only!

Early bird pricing is now available until March 31st!
Save 10% on every ticket you buy for one week only!

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Over the years, the Elora Festival has encompassed all forms of classical music, international music, jazz and folk. Guest Musicians who have appeared at the Elora Festival include such popular Canadian luminaries as Maureen Forrester, Gordon Lightfoot, Holly Cole, Sarah McLachlan, Moe Kaufman, Dame Cleo Laine, Jesse Cook, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Andre Laplante, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Dawn Upshaw, Randy Bachman, Ben Heppner, Steven Page and many more. Learn more

NEXT PERFORMANCES

Opening Night Gala: Beethoven Missa Solemnis

July 10 at 7:30 pm | In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the 41st Elora Festival opens with a performance of his choral masterwork.

Millan & Faye present From Twinkle to Stardom

July 11 at 11:00 am | From Twinkle to Stardom explores the challenges and fears that must be faced on the road to becoming a performing artist.

In Recital: COC Competition Winner

July 11 at 1:00 pm | Midori Marsh will present a programme of folk song settings by Beethoven, Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915, and additional repertoire.

Celebrating Clara Schumann presented by Confluence Concerts

July 11 at 4:00 pm | Join host Tom Allen and the Confluence Concerts Artists in a celebration of the 19th century's foremost female composer and pianist.

Autorickshaw and the Penderecki String Quartet with The Elora Singers

July 11 at 7:30 pm | East meets West in this fusion program of music led by the cutting-edge world music ensemble, Autorickshaw.

At the River presented by Confluence Concerts

July 12 at 1:00 pm | The Confluence Concerts Artists and The Elora Singers present an evocative performance of readings and songs

The Wishing Tree presented by The Gesualdo Six

July 12 at 4:30 pm | Comprising some of the UK’s finest young consort singers, The Gesualdo Six returns to The Elora Festival for what is sure to be another memorable performance

Vocal Academy Showcase Concert with members of The Elora Singers

July 16 at 7:00 pm | The Elora Singers presents its inaugural Vocal Academy, led by tenor Lawrence Wiliford, baritone Brett Polegato and The Elora Singers’ Artistic Director Mark Vuorinen.

The Elora Singers at Twilight

July 16 at 9:00 pm | Join us to hear the ethereal voices of The Elora Singers in a concert of tranquil music by candlelight, including several movements of Rachmaninoff’s Vespers.

An Evening with Royal Wood with The Elora Singers

July 17 at 7:30 pm | Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Royal Wood joins The Elora Singers for an evening.

Birthday Wishes from Wolfgang to Ludwig

July 18 at 1:00 pm | Beethoven heard Mozart perform once in his life; he wasn't impressed. However, like many composers of his time, Beethoven tried to imitate Mozart's incredible gifts of composition.

Baltic Voices: The Elora Singers

July 18 at 4:00 pm | The three Baltic nations, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have choral traditions that are central to their national identities and have produced some of the world’s most inspiring and beautiful music. 

FESTIVAL UPDATES

Booksale 2020

In compliance with the Government of Canada and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health directives, The Elora Singers and Festival May Book Sale is postponed. Book donations cannot be accepted at the Book Depot …

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The Elora Singers Vocal Academy

Qualified singers (SATB) will be invited to Elora to be coached by Academy Faculty, perform in an Academy showcase concert and join the acclaimed Elora Singers in a festival program.