Musique Royale

Upcoming events for the 30th anniversary season 2016

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Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir Cape Breton Tour

June 23 - 29

Directed by Nick Halley with Paul Halley, Organ and Piano

Musique Royale presents Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir on a four-concert Cape Breton tour and concerts in Lake Charlotte and Halifax. The Cape Breton tour includes stops in Baddeck, Chéticamp, Glace Bay, and Iona from June 23rd - 26th, Lake Charlotte on June 28th and Halifax June 29th for a finale concert. Tickets are $20 regular and $10 for students.

Thursday, June 23: 7:30 pm – Concert at Greenwood United Church, Baddeck
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Available at 902-295-3273, at Blue Heron Gift Shop (Baddeck), and at Greenwood United Church Office; tickets also sold at the door

Friday, June 24: 7:30 pm – Concert at St Peter’s Church / Paroisse Saint-Pierre, Chéticamp
Free-will offering; tickets at the door only

Saturday, June 25: 7:30 pm – Concert at St Anne’s Church, Glace Bay
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Available at 902-849-6826 (St Anne’s Church), and at the door

Sunday, June 26: 3 pm – Concert at Malagawatch Church / Highland Village Museum, Iona
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Available at 902-725-2272 (Highland Village Museum), and at the door

Tuesday, June 28: 7:00 pm – Concert in the Chapel at Memory Lane Heritage Village, Lake Charlotte
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Available at www.heritagevillage.ca / 1-877-287-0697, and at the door.

Wednesday, June 29: 7:00 pm – Finale concert at All Saints’ Cathedral, Halifax
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Available at www.tickethalifax.com / 902-422-6278, and at the door

For more information visit: www.capellaregalis.com

Robert Kortgaard & Peter Tiefenbach - duo Pianists

July 4 - 5

As two of Canada’s most accomplished and virtuosic musicians, Kortgaard and Tiefenbach have been amazing concert and broadcast audiences across the country for many seasons, both as individual artists and in collaboration with some of Canada’s finest musicians. Now they lend their unique gifts to the large and varied body of repertoire for two pianos, four hands.

Monday, July 4 at 6 pm - at Cecilia’s Retreat, Mahone Bay
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Tickets available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca

Tuesday, July 5 at 7 pm - County Museum, Yarmouth
Tickets $20 regular admission / $10 students
Tickets available by reservation by calling 902-742-8765 (limited seating)

Hank Knox (harpsichord)

July 11 - 14

Musique Royale presents Hank Knox on a four-concert tour of the province. The tour includes stops in Tatamagouche, Wolfville, Chester, and Blue Rocks from July 11th - 14th. Tickets are $20 regular and $10 for students.

Monday, July 11 at 7:30 pm - Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche
Tickets are available at Fulton’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Tatamagouche and at the door.

Tuesday, July 12 at 7:30 pm – Manning Chapel, Acadia University, Wolfville
Tickets are available by reservation at 902 582-3933, and at the door

Wednesday, July 13 at 7:30 pm – St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg and by reservation from the MR Box Office at 902-634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com and at the door.

Thursday, July 14 at 7:30 pm – St. Barnabas Church, Blue Rocks
Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg and by reservation from the MR Box Office at 902-634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com and at the door.

For more information please visit: www.hankknox.com

The Door You Came In - Stories and song with David Macfarlane and Douglas Cameron

July 23, 8:00 PM

At Cecilia’s Retreat, Mahone Bay

Drawn from stories in The Danger Tree by David Macfarlane and performed by the writer with award-winning composer Douglas Cameron, this unique blend of spoken word and music tells the funny and moving story of a Newfoundland family and the war that changed it forever.

Tickets are $30 and are available by advance reservation, please email: barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca
Payment accepted by cash or cheque at the door
Cecilia’s Retreat, 1199 Oakland Rd. RR#2 in Mahone Bay

Additional Nova Scotia dates:
Margartsville on July 22 and Indian River on July 21
For more information please contact: Jenn 709-743-7287 jenn@jenndeon.com
For more information visit: www.thedooryoucamein.ca

Best of Boxwood

July 31 - August 5

Musique Royale presents Best of Boxwood in a six-community Nova Scotia tour including Shelburne, Iona, Tatamagouche, Parrsboro, Poplar Grove and Margaretsville. Tickets are $20 for general and $10 for student, with some exceptions. Children under 12 are free.

Sunday, July 31 at 3 pm at Osprey Theatre, Shelburne
Tickets available from TLC Pharmacy, 157 Water Street, Shelburne, 902-875-4852 OR Ticketpro 888-311-9090 (toll free), and at the door

Monday, August 1 at 7:30 pm at Malagawatch Church, Highland Village, Iona
Tickets available from Highland Village Museum Gift Shop, 4119 Highway 223, Iona 902-725-2272 and at the door

Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 pm at Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche
Tickets available from Fulton’s Pharmacy, Tatamagouche, 902-657-2545 and at the door.

Wednesday, August 3 at 7:30 pm at Ottawa House Museum, Parrsboro
Tickets available by reservation from the museum at 902-254-2376 or ottawa.house@ns.sympatico.com and at the door

Thursday, August 4 at 7 pm at St. John the Baptist Church, Poplar Grove
Available by reservation from MR Box Office 902-634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com and at the door

Friday, August 5 at 8 pm at Evergreen Theatre, Margaretsville
Tickets available on line at www.evergreentheatre.ca, by phone at 902-825-6834 and at the door

At the heart of the group is Chris Norman, who’s brilliant and imaginative flute playing has contributed to groups as diverse as the The Baltimore Consort, Skyedance, Helicon, Chatham Baroque, Concerto Caledonia, as well as Hollywood soundtracks and seven solo recordings. His influential work as a performer, composer, recording artist, educator, and director of the Boxwood Festival & Workshop has played a significant role in reviving the flute in traditional Scottish and Canadian music. Joining Chris Norman are David Greenberg - baroque violin, Cape Breton fiddle; Alison McGillivray - baroque cello, viola da gamba; Magnus Holstrom – nyckelharpa; Yann Falquet - guitar, French Canadian & Acadian songs.

For more information please visit: www.boxwood.org

Robert Quinney (organ) & Cecilia Osmond (soprano)

August 14th - 15th

Musique Royale presents Robert Quinney and Cecilia Osmond in two concerts. The first at St. John’s Church in Lunenburg, and then in Halifax at the All Saints Cathedral. Tickets are $20 regular and $10 for students.

Sunday, August 14 at 3 pm at St. John’s Church, Lunenburg Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Monday, August 15 at 7:30 pm at Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax Tickets available by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Canadian Chamber Choir

August 17th - 20th

Musique Royale presents the Canadian Chamber Choir at three venues across Nova Scotia including Wolfville, Lunenburg and Halifax. Tickets are $20 for general and $10 for student, with some exceptions. Children under 12 are free.

Wednesday, August 17 at 7:30 pm – Manning Memorial Chapel, Wolfville Tickets are available by reservation at 902 582-3933, and at the door

Thursday, August 18 at 7:30 pm – St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 pm – Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax Tickets available by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

For more information visit: www.canadianchamberchoir.ca/

Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra

August 27, 7:30 PM

At St. John’s Church, Lunenburg

Musique Royale presents the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra at St. John’s Church in Lunenburg. Tickets are $20 for general and $10 for student, with some exceptions. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg and by reservation from the MR Box Office at 902-634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com and at the door.

For more information visit: www.novascotiayouthorchestra.com

La Tour Baroque Duo

September 10, 5:00 PM

Memory Lane Heritage Village, Lake Charlotte

Musique Royale presents La Tour Baroque Duo at Memory Lane Heritage Village in Lake Charlotte. Tickets available from Memory Lane Heritage Village, 902 845-1937, 877 287-0697.

For more information visit: en.latourduo.com/

Nova Scotia Youth Choir

September 25, 2:00 PM

St. John’s Church, Lunenburg

Musique Royale presents the Nova Scotia Youth Choir at St. John’s Church in Lunenburg. Tickets are $20 for general and $10 for student, with some exceptions. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg and by reservation from the MR Box Office at 902 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com and at the door.

For more information visit: www.nscf.ns.ca