Barrie Concerts & Georgian Music

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The Barrie Concerts began in November 1946 and Georgian Music in the 1990-91 season. Both continue to contribute greatly to the quality of life for residents of Barrie and the region around it. Both series present outstanding programmes of music performed by wonderful musicians from across Canada and around the world. Enjoy!

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VENUE: Hi-Way Pentecostal Church,
50 Anne Street North (MAP)
TIME: 7:30pm

Double-Double Duo

October 24, 2015, 7:30pm

Double-Double Duo

Twice Canadian Digital Accordion Champion Michael Bridge, Poland’s Dynamic Clarinetist Kornel Wolak From Bach to Benny (Goodman) – Everything from Baroque to Boogie-Woogie

Handel’s Magnificent Messiah

November 28, 2015, 7:30pm

Handel’s Magnificent Messiah

Vincent Cheng Conducts Soloists and the Vocal Horizons Chorus of 50 Voices and Orchestra

Renowned Ridenours

January 23, 2016, 7:30pm

Return of the Renowned Ridenours

Trumpeter Son Brandon Ridenour of the Canadian Brass and Pianist Father Rich Ridenour From Opera to Broadway From Rossini to Gershwin

Verdi’s “La Traviata”

February 27, 2016, 7:30pm

Verdi’s “La Traviata”

William Shookhoff Directs Verdi’s Passionate “La Traviata” – In Concert - English Supertitles; Lenard Whiting Conducts The University of Toronto Chorus (Scarborough). Tenor Ryan Harper, Soprano Allison Arends, Baritone Andrew Tees

Sinfonia Toronto and Brian Lewis

April 9, 2016, 7:30pm

Violinist Brian Lewis ~ Sinfonia Toronto

Nurhan Arman Conducts Sinfonia Toronto and Colours of Music Favourite Violinist Brian Lewis Creating Michael McLean’s Exotic “Elements” Together

Kerry Stratton ~ Thomas Torok

May 7, 2016, 7:30pm

Kerry Stratton ~ Thomas Torok

Kerry Stratton Conducts The Toronto Concert Orchestra and our own Thomas Torok Saint-Saëns “African Fantasy” and Third Piano Concerto Barrie’s Own Piano Prodigy Thomas Torok performs Two Concertos with Orchestra

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VENUE: Grace United Church,
350 Grove Street East(MAP)
TIME: 2:30pm

Dmitri Levkovich

November 08, 2015, 2:30pm

Ukrainian Pianist Dmitri Levkovich

“…an artist with technique, a ravishing touch, sensitivity, perspective and intelligence…virtuoso technique” – Northeast Wisconsin Music Review – Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt

Ensemble Vivant

December 13, 2015, 2:30pm

Christmas with Ensemble Vivant

“…joyous and compelling...” – Music Magazine, Canada “; …thoroughly enjoyable...” – Boston Herald, USA Pianist Catherine Wilson, Violinist Corey Gemmell, Cellist Sybil Shanahan, Violist Norman Hathaway

Penderecki String Quartet & Spanish Pianist Leopoldo Erice

February 07, 2016, 2:30pm

Penderecki String Quartet & Spanish Pianist Leopoldo Erice

Penderecki String Quartet - “…one of the most celebrated chamber ensembles of their generation” – Globe and Mail; National & International Prize Winner Pianist Leopoldo Erice – Beethoven’s Ground-breaking String Quartet Op.18 No.2, Schubert’s Virtuosic 4 Impromptus, Vierne’s Heroic Piano Quintet

Marie-Josée Lord

April 24, 2016, 2:30pm

Soprano Marie-JosÉe Lord

Haiti’s Ravishing Soprano


Contact Info

Barrie Concerts & Georgian Music 2013-2015 P.O. Box 452 Barrie, ON L4M 4T7
Phone: (705) 737-4927 or (705) 726-1181 Email:
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