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Message from the Artistic Directors

We’re thrilled to bring you a spectacular seventeenth season with some of the most exciting, ambitious and enlivening chamber music you will ever hear. Our evening concert series features world-renowned guest artists including pianist André Laplante, violinist Scott St. John, violist Sharon Wei and the 2016 winners of the Banff International String Quartet competition, the Rolston String Quartet. We are also thrilled to present on our late night Rocket Room concerts clarinettist-comedian Christopher Hall and cabaret singer Julia Halfyard with pianist Jonathan Monro. This season, Tuckamore also features the world premiere of Alice Ho’s Your Daughter Fanny, a music drama with a libretto by Lisa Moore, based on war letters written by the Victorian Aid Detachment nurse Frances Cluett during World War I. For over two weeks, you’ll be treated to performances by amazing musicians and a huge variety of over 30 exciting events. We know the Tuckamore magic will move the spirit, enliven the imagination, and stir the soul!

We believe deeply in the universality of great music and its tremendous ability to enrich, challenge, and delight people from all ages and backgrounds. Once again this year, we offer many free events and outreach programming, and are delighted to continue with our excellent Tuckamore Talks lecture series, filled with opportunities to discuss the music, including question-and-answer sessions before and after concerts.

We look forward to seeing you at the Festival!

-Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves, Artistic Directors

Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 3

Prelude Concert with Heather Tuach

12:30 pm, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, "The Kirk"
Young Artist alum Heather Tuach presents a program of solo cello music featuring works by J.S. Bach and English Composer Liz Johnson. Admission: FREE

Monday, August 7

André Laplante

8:00pm, D.F. Cook Recital Hall
Firmly established as one of the great virtuosos of our time, pianist André Laplante opens the 2017 Tuckamore Festival with a dazzling program of romantic masterpieces. AFTER THE MUSIC: Join us at 2:30 pm on Tuesday August 8 for a post-concert coffee and chat at the Rocket Room, Rocket Bakery

Tuesday, August 8

Piano Masterclass with André Laplante

10 am, D.F. Cook Recital Hall, Memorial University School of Music
Tuckamore Young Artists will be performing in a masterclass held by the internationally acclaimed pianist André Laplante
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