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Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

“The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts is a home for the creative arts at Queen’s and a hub of vibrant artistic study, creation and exhibition in our community. The learning experiences shaped by the Isabel will enhance our students’ skills and abilities for their work in the arts and beyond.

Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, the Isabel Bader Centre brings together exceptional spaces and programs with a captivating sense of place to create a dynamic venue for our students and community to learn, discover, think, do, and experience, together.” Source: theisabel.ca

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October '17

Canadian Seasons

Sunday, October 22nd @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

The Kingston Symphony celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with this feast of Canadian music. The program features the extraordinary talent of Larry Larson performing John Estacio’s Trumpet Concerto, John Burge’s Four Seasons of the Canadian Flag, and the inaugural winner of the Isabel Overton Bader Canadian Violin Competition, Yolanda Bruno, performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5. Single tickets range in price from $10 – $50! To purchase tickets, visit www.kingstonsymphony.ca or call the Grand Theatre box office at 613-530-2050.

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November '17

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Thursday, November 2nd @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

The Isabel welcomes back the Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Canada’s only Balkan-klezmer-gypsy-partypunk-super-band. Born on the streets of Toronto as a busking band in 2010, the original quartet of guerrilla-folk troubadours quickly amassed a battalion of troops armed with brass and bows, and started touring the world. LBO has been nominated for several awards, it is heralded as ground-breaking by international media, and has performed at international festivals across the globe. At their Isabel debut in 2015, they ended up doing a…

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Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Monday, November 13th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout – MOZART’S PIANO Kristian Bezuidenhout, Guest Director and Fortepianist This series opens with a stunning concert by Tafelmusik, showcasing its classical personality and performing with one of the greatest musicians in the field. De Telegraaf pronounces fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout as “MOZART REINCARNATED”, and The London Times describes him as “the most brilliant of today’s fortepiano players.” Mozart uses all the colours of the fortepiano in his Concerto for Piano in A Major to…

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Dollhouse

Saturday, November 18th @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Tap dancing, performance art and action intermingle with mechanical and electronic manipulated objects, handmade and found, rendering rhythms equally sonic and visual.

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Ten Strings and a Goatskin

Monday, November 27th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Expanding on the Scottish and Acadian roots of PEI’s traditional music, PEI’s Ten Strings and a Goatskin weave old-school Scottish, Franco-Canadian, Breton, and Irish tunes with wickedly current grooves and clever quirks, flirting with indie’s best moments. Ten Strings and a Goat Skin is a bilingual folk/fusion trio from Prince Edward Island who present traditional and original music inspired by their Atlantic Canadian histories and roots, and infused with pop and world rhythms.

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London Handel Players

Tuesday, November 28th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

FATHER, GODFATHER AND SON What’s in the title? Telemann was chosen by Johann Sebastian Bach to be Godfather to his son Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and the program will feature all three composers. The London Handel Players is a dynamic baroque ensemble that brings together leading period-instrument baroque chamber musicians. The ensemble that includes leading British baroque “dream-team”: Adrian Butterfield (violin), Rachel Brown (flute/recorder), Katherine Sharman (cello/gamba) and Laurence Cummings (harpsichord). They will bring a delightful program of these great…

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December '17

Pearls Tribute Band @ The Isabel

Wednesday, December 13th @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Carole King is without a doubt, one of the most successful female singer-songwriters in pop music history. Pearls will take you back to the 1970s with their custom tribute to her widely loved lyrics and melodies.

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