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Festival Passes and tickets to the Tuckamore Festival’s individual concerts will be on sale June 22nd, 2018 through Ticketpro! From June 22nd to June 30th take advantage of our special Early Bird pricing: Festival Passes will be $99 (general) / $79 (students & seniors). After June 30th prices are $120 (general) / $99 (students & seniors).

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Message from the Artistic Directors

Welcome to the 2018 Tuckamore Festival! Once again, we are thrilled to bring another spectacular two weeks of world-class chamber music to Newfoundland and Labrador. We are so excited about our 18th season and its incredible guest artists, including the Danish String Quartet, pianist David Jalbert, violinist Mark Fewer, and cabaret singer Patricia O’Callaghan, to name just a few. The festival’s rich offerings — evening concerts, world premieres, masterclasses, lunchtime recitals, late night at the Rocket, workshops, children’s concerts, and more — will be a magical addition to your summer.

Our province has always been a place known and treasured for its folk music. But it is becoming increasingly recognized for outstanding classical and contemporary music, and Tuckamore, as one of the nation’s top festival for performers, composers, and young artists, certainly is part of the reason why. The recent ECMA wins for Classical Composition of the Year by Andrew Staniland, our composer is residence, and for Classical Recording of the Year by Duo Concertante — a clean sweep for NL — attest to this too!

As you choose which concerts and events to be a part of this summer (and there is no better deal anywhere than our Festival Pass), please also consider making a donation to the festival. We rely greatly on your support to bring you many free events as well as evening concerts of the highest calibre.

See you at the Festival!

-Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves, Artistic Directors

Upcoming Events

Friday, June 22

St. John’s Day Concert

8 PM, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church "The Kirk"
Kick off the summer season with Tuckamore's annual free St. John's Day celebration! Join Duo Concertante for an exciting program of Schubert, Staniland, and Crawley, and stay tuned for an exciting performance by a local Young Artist as well. Presented by the Tuckamore Festival and the City of St. John's

Wednesday, June 27

Tuckamore Talks: Gastronomic Music

7 PM, Suncor Energy Hall, MUN School of Music
Dr. Joe Argentino presents another in his series of Tuckamore Talks! Great music playing in the background is an integral component of any successful dinner party. But what happens when music is the main course? Join us as we explore music that features gastronomy, from Bach to Berio, to Nat King Cole. This talk is sure to whet your appetites! Don't miss this free evening of music education and entertainment from one of Canada's most sought-after speakers in music theory! Snacks and chats to follow. Presented by the Tuckamore Festival and Cox & Palmer.

Thursday, August 2

Prelude Concert with Danielle and Dominic Greene

12:30 PM, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church "The Kirk"
Join us for our annual free prelude concert! These talented Young Artist program alumni - and brother and sister - present an exciting program featuring works by Mozart, Ysaye, Bartok, and Halvorsen.
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