2022 is the year to celebrate Coming Home! Join the Tuckamore Festival for a pre-festival celebration full of music and more - three days of exciting performances, workshops, and talks, held at various locations in charming St. John's. All ages welcome, and all events are free! Friday August 5 7:30pm Comedic Concert with Christopher Hall... Read More
Brahms, Beethoven, and more, like you've never heard them before - don't miss this musical belly laugh for the whole family as part of our Tuckamore Celebration Weekend! Christopher Hall is the former principal clarinet of the Orchestre Métropolitain in Montréal (Yannick Nézet-Seguin) who found work in the orchestra far too serious! So now, instead... Read More
JUNO award-winning The Swinging Belles are sure to get kids and parents dancing to some swing country and jazz…kid style. Kick up your heels with educators and performers Laura Winter and Erin Power and guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews, in one of St. John's most-loved city parks! A free event as part of our Tuckamore Celebration... Read More
The Nordic Voices, one of the world’s preeminent vocal ensembles known for their exquisite approach to Renaissance repertoire as well as their mastery of extended contemporary vocal techniques, lead a clinic and community sing-along. Enthusiasts and experienced professionals are invited to pick up a few tips and join in a collective reading of an early... Read More
The one-and-only Gryphon Trio, returning guests and long-time friends of the Tuckamore Festival, will cap off our special Come Home Year Celebration Weekend. They'll bring the electrifying combination of piano trio, a cappella ensemble Nordic Voices, and the vivacious mezzo-soprano Marion Newman to First Light Centre for Performance and Creativity. A free event, but donations... Read More
Our annual Lunchtime Recitals are perhaps our most-anticipated events! Catch our talented 2022 performers as they perform solo and chamber music in this beautiful downtown venue. Admission by donation.
Our second Lunchtime event for the season features solo and chamber music performed by our 2022 Young Artists. A live concert in this historic church is a treat for performers and audience alike! Admission by donation.
Tuckamore Young Artist Program alumna, respected educator, and powerhouse collaborative musician is joined by Craig Young and Josh Ward for an old-time musical journey. Steeped in Bluegrass and Country musical traditions, but willing to try anything, this trio will move you with their soulful singing and get your toes tapping to their blazing tunes!
Guest faculty violist Dov Scheindlin and violinist Katherine Fong join our Tuckamore Faculty for our first collaborative concert on the DF Cook Stage since 2019! Powerful chamber works by Fauré and Ravel tangle with a musical ode to friendship by American Composer Jesse Montgomery. Followed by a post-concert artist chat moderated by Annie Corrigan.
Meet our three Young Composers and hear the world-premiere performances of their new works written for the occasion of the 2022 program, under the direction of Andrew Staniland. Audiences will be also treated to lively performances of classical chamber trios, quartets, and quintets in this engaging and interactive event!
One of the most in-demand string quartets in the world, the Verona Quartet bring their exceptional interpretative maturity and tonal refinement to the beautiful First Light Centre in downtown St. John's.
A tag team of two great chamber works of the Romantic era: Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66 and Dvorak's String Quartet No. 13 in G major, Op. 106. Followed by a post-concert artist chat moderated by Annie Corrigan. Image Credit: "Passion: Design of an altar" Angela Marie Henriette
Our fourth and final lunchtime event with our 2022 Young Artists - one of our most-loved events of the season! Spend an hour experiencing glorious chamber and solo performances in this historic cathedral. Admission by donation.
Our Young Artist Performers bring their talents to this scenic windswept community, about 30-minutes north of St. John’s. This will mark our first appearance in the James Baird Gallery - a 5,000 square foot gallery in the totally renovated Pouch Cove Elementary School, just off the Main Road. The Pouch Cove Foundation residency program is... Read More