Tuckamore Music Festival
Monday, Aug. 7, 12-12 a.m.
School of Music, various locations
The Tuckamore Festival proudly returns for its 23rd season this summer, August 7-20. This year’s festival contains two weeks of inspiring chamber music from some of the world’s greatest musicians.
The 2023 festival opens Monday, August 7, in D.F. Cook Recital Hall with the premiere of a brand new work titled Taking On Water, performed by actors Robert Chafe and Louise Moyes alongside Tuckamore Festival artistic directors Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves.
On Friday, Aug. 11, our Tuckamore faculty perform with guest faculty Amadi Azikiwe, Erika Raum and the Overlook Quartet for a diverse evening of music at 7:30 p.m. in D.F. Cook Hall. Guest faculty will also work with young musicians in our Young Artist Program, who will appear in our Festival Finale Concert on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in D.F. Cook Hall and on Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Meet our Young Artists and Composers recital at 7 p.m. in Suncor Energy Hall.
Our Late Night series returns this year at the First Light Centre in Late Night With The Overlook Quartet on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. The following Thursday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m., will see Late Night with the SHHH!!!(shush) Ensemble at the LSPU Hall.
Additionally, we are very fortunate to be hosting the Pacifica Quartet and Canadian virtuoso Marc-André Hamelin this year. Pacifica will perform on Monday, August 14th at 7:30 p.m. at First Light, with a repeat performance the following evening, Tuesday August 15th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Old Church, Admiral’s Cove. On Friday, August 18th, Hamelin will present a solo piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in D.F. Cook Hall.
For more information, visit www.tuckamorefestival.ca.
For tickets, visit www.tuckamorefestival.ca or call 1-888-311-9090 (ticketpro).
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