CONCERT SCHEDULE

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. 

An Evening With Measha Brueggergosman

July 18 at 7:30 pm | Internationally-acclaimed Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman returns to The Elora Festival this summer with a program of spirituals and cabaret that have inspired her throughout her life and career.

When I was One and Twenty: Life and Love in the Time of War

July 19 at 2:00 pm | Tenor Lawrence Wiliford and baritone Brett Polegato perform song settings of English war poets.

Canadian Brass with The Elora Singers

July 19 at 4:30 pm | Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Canadian Brass continues to thrill audiences around the world.

Singers Unplugged 4.0

July 19 at 8:00 pm | The Elora Singers presents a brand new program of popular songs, including Broadway show tunes, folk songs, jazz and anything else they want to sing for their festival fans

Light Revealed with The Elora Singers

July 23 at 7:30 pm | Be prepared to be transfixed by The Elora Singers in a captivating, immersive concert experience.

Children of Metropolis by Scrap Arts Music

July 24 at 7:30 pm | With a sci-fi vibe that takes inspiration from Fritz Lang’s 1927 classic film, Metropolis, this is a fast-paced, all-acoustic percussion bonanza.

Scrap Arts Music Workshop

July 25 at 11:00 am | Following their performance on Friday night, Scrap Arts Music presents a workshop designed for kids of all ages, recommended from age 9 to 99!

New Zealand String Quartet with Alexander Tselyakov, piano James Campbell, clarinet

July 25 at 1:00 pm | This world-class ensemble will perform chamber music by Beethoven and Mozart, and “The Raven and the First Man” by Canadian composer Timothy Corlis.

Sing-In with The Elora Singers!

July 25 at 3:30 pm | Here is your chance to lift your voice and sing along with The Elora Singers in a mass audience choral experience!

An Evening with Laila Biali

July 25 at 7:30 pm | While Laila Biali continues to earn high honours in the Jazz world, her unique genre-bending sound is what sets her apart.

Poetry and Song with The Elora Singers, Festival Strings and Benedict Campbell, actor

July 26 at 2:00 pm | Our festival concludes with two performances of words and music with renowned Canadian actor Benedict Campbell and The Elora Singers.

Poetry and Song with The Elora Singers, Festival Strings and Benedict Campbell, actor

July 26 at 4:30 pm | Our festival concludes with two performances of words and music with renowned Canadian actor Benedict Campbell and The Elora Singers.