St James Church
10 Union St, Kingston


Apr 19 2024


5:15 pm - 5:15 pm

A Celebration of Kingston Composers

Delve into the heart of Kingston’s rich musical heritage with “A Celebration of Kingston Composers,” an exquisite evening where classical music meets local creativity. Set against the serene backdrop of St. James Anglican Church on 10 Union Street, this special concert will unfold on Friday, April 19th, at 5:15 pm, featuring the esteemed piano trio Accord—Douglas Handforth on viola, Jennifer Tindale with the cello, and Fran Harkness at the piano. They will be joined by the remarkable talents of guest artists Andrew Dicker on violin and Dave Barton on guitar, creating a harmonious blend of strings and keys that promises to captivate and inspire.

This unique concert not only showcases the works of Kingston’s own composers—Dave Barton, David Cameron, Michael Capon, Daniel McConnachie, Marjan Mozetich, John Palmer, and Renata Van Vliet—but also celebrates the city’s vibrant cultural scene. The evening’s repertoire promises a journey through a variety of styles and periods, all while highlighting the innovative spirit of our local musicians. Admission is free, courtesy of the Musician’s Union Trust Fund, making this an accessible celebration of classical music’s enduring beauty and the creative prowess of Kingston’s composers. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the local music scene’s latest contributions to the classical tradition in an event that’s sure to resonate with music lovers of all stripes.

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