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January 2018

Rachmaninoff & Beethoven

January 27 @ 2:30 pm - January 28 @ 4:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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$10 - $50

Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Join us as we present the astonishing crescendo of Wagner’s Lohengrin Prelude, Rachmaninoff’s towering Third Piano Concerto with Avan Yu in his welcome return to Kingston, and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, whose build to the finale is one of the most anticipated moments in all of music! Tickets range in price from $10 - $50 and can be purchased by calling the Grand Theatre Box…

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February 2018

TEDxQueensU 2018

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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$65

TEDxQueensU 2018 is a full day event committed to ideas worth spreading. Following the TED format, our 8th annual event seeks to showcase speakers from the Queen's University and Kingston communities who have unique ideas or stories to share. By bringing together 500 attendees at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, curious discussion and enlightening questions are produced. Local startups, collaborative activities, and locally sourced food further each participant's experience, contributing to a dynamic and interactive space.

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John Williams at the Movies

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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$10 - $50

The Kingston Symphony brings music of the movies to life! The opening shark attack in Jaws, Darth Vader’s first appearance in Star Wars, E.T.’s famous bike ride, Clark Kent’s phone booth transformation, and Indiana Jones’s countless narrow escapes; few film composers are able to capture the action and excitement of a movie like John Williams. Join us as we feature hits from many of the films he worked on, performed by a live symphony orchestra! Many surprises await that will…

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Charles Richard-Hamelin

February 11 @ 2:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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Prize winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition, Concours musical international de Montréal and Seoul International Music Competition, this young Canadian musician is standing out as one of the most important pianists of his generation. The Ottawa Citizen states that Richard-Hamelin’s “raw emotional impact is the real deal, rooted completely in his convincing musicianship.”

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New Canadian Global Music Orchestra

February 24 @ 7:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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Where else but in Canada today, at this moment, can artists from different traditions come together to create a new body of work or, even, a new tradition? The Royal Conservatory of Music has brought together outstanding professional musicians from all over the world, all of whom now live in Canada, to create the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra. These outstanding musicians will bring Canadian, Iranian, Ukrainian, Métis, Cuban, Pakistani, Burkina Faso, Mexican, Brazilian, Greek, Peruvian, Tibetan, Chinese and American…

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The Isabel String Quartet

February 25 @ 2:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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Pianist Cynthia Tormann joins the Isabel String Quartet to play one of the best-loved Chamber music works in the literature: Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81. The program also includes Brahms’ String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 And a work by Queen’s professor, Michel Szczesniak.

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The Mouse, The Ant and the Antelopes

February 25 @ 2:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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Chabelita (a cute hand puppet) is still shivering from a scary encounter with a mouse. Her auntie (Emerita) tells her own version of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse to calm her. She continues with the story of The Ant and the Butterfly, followed by a tale of African antelopes. This performance with audience participation brings forward the importance of sharing and respect for what was here before us. Following her performance of The Mouse, the Ant and the…

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Art of Time Ensemble

February 26 @ 7:30 pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street W
Kingston , Canada
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It is perhaps a cruel coincidence that Leonard Cohen died the day before Donald Trump was elected to America’s highest office. Cohen’s music, poetry, and protest songs captured elements of a universal human experience, cherishing the very perfection of our imperfections. Steeped in social commentary and piercing insights, his words and music weave a common thread through disparate human experiences and shine a light on our commonalities. Toronto’s Art of Time Ensemble has gathered a group of artists—singers, musicians, and…

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