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Guelph Musicfest: CHARLES RICHARD-HAMELIN (piano) Silver medalist and laureate of the Krystian Zimerman award of the best sonata at the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, Charles Richard-Hamelin is standing out as one of the most important pianists of his generation. He also won the second prize at the Montreal International Musical Competition and the third prize and special award for the best performance of a Beethoven sonata at the Seoul International Music Competition in South Korea. Charles was recently awarded the Order of Arts and Letters of Quebec and the prestigious Career Development Award offered by the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. PROGRAMME: Enescu Suite “in the old style” in G minor, op. 3 Debussy Images (oubliées) Mendelssohn Fantaisie in F sharp minor, op. 28 Rachmaninov Morceaux de Fantaisie, op. 3 (excerpts) Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor, op. posth. Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G minor, op. 23 Chopin Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise, op. 22
Event Date 06-21-2019 7:30 pm
Individual Price General Admission (floor seating) $45 adult $40 adult (2 or more) $40 senior (age 65 or more) $35 senior (2 or more) $20 full-time student $10 child under age 10
Categories Music,Festival,Performance
Glory at Drayton Festival Theatre The inspirational and incredible true story of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes women’s hockey team comes to life on stage in this new Canadian play that proves a woman's place is on home ice. In 1933, four friends set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. As they fight through The Great Depression, prejudice, and personal strife, can these determined women overcome the odds and forge their own path to glory? Featuring electrifying swing dance choreography inspired by the jazz age, Glory captures all the thrills, exhilaration, and tension of a great hockey game while celebrating female empowerment. Don’t miss the unique theatrical experience that will fill your heart with pride as a scrappy team of upstarts pioneer a new path in the world of sport. Go Rivulettes! Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Event Date 07-10-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Dance,Music,Performance
Grease at Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge Grease is the word as the hit Broadway phenomenon that inspired one of the most successful movie musicals of all time hits the stage. Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks, and get ready to hand jive as the slick T-Birds and sassy Pink Ladies enter their senior year at Rydell High in 1959. Over the summer, popular tough guy Danny Zuko has a secret romance with sweet new girl Sandy Dumbrowski. But now that they are back to school and confronted with cliques and peer pressure, will their summer dreams be ripped at the seams? Featuring unforgettable mega-hit songs like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Beauty School Dropout,” “We Go Together,” and many more, Grease is an “electrifyin’” musical extravaganza that will make you want to stand up and shout, “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop A-wop-bam-boom!” Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 07-10-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Dance,Music,Performance
The Drayton Entertainment Production of Disney's Newsies Stop the presses! Disney’s Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical phenomenon is ready to give audiences something to believe in. They sold the newspapers … until they made the headlines. Based on the beloved 1992 Disney movie inspired by a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, the charismatic leader of a band of teenaged newsboys in New York City at the turn-of-the century. When Joseph Pulitzer and the titans of publishing raise distribution prices, Jack rallies the “newsies” from across the city to rise up and strike against the unfair conditions. With the help of smart and savvy reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of young people. Packed with spectacular dancing and a sensational score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) including the hit songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is an uplifting Broadway blockbuster with a timeless message that inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 07-18-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Children and Families,Dance,Music,Performance
Fiddler on the Loose at Drayton Festival Theatre Anchored by the extraordinary talents of fiddler and showman Jesse Grandmont (Canada 151), Fiddler on the Loose is a gregarious musical variety show that is sure to raise the roof! With its stirring blend of music, dancing, comedy, and of course, fantastic fiddling, this lively revue features over 60 songs running the gamut of genres from country and bluegrass to Celtic, classical, pop, and more. The eclectic song list moves seamlessly through memorable tunes like “Dust in The Wind,” “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “You Raise Me Up,” “Footloose,” “Tennessee Waltz,” “Danny Boy,” “Orange Blossom Special,” and many, many more. Don’t miss this high-energy musical extravaganza, but be warned – this show may contain scenes of gratuitous violins! Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Event Date 07-24-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Music,Performance
 
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