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Symphony in the Barn 2017 Festival Weekend

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Glencolton Farms

383889 Concession 2

Durham, ON


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The magic of Symphony in the Barn returns as a collaboration between Glencolton Farms and Toronto's Music in the Barns.

Saturday August 5 - Sunday August 6, 2017

Glencolton Farms - #383889 Concession 2, Durham, ON

We are thrilled to welcome you, our guests, from all corners of the globe to spend the weekend soaking in the sights and sounds of one of Canada's most influential and visionary farms. The anticipated return of Symphony in the Barn will be a full weekend celebration featuring Gourment Concertante and Concert Under the Stars (scroll down for detailed information on both events).

EARLY BIRD FESTIVAL PASS includes one ticket to ALL EVENTS held on Glencolton Farms (Saturday 7pm, 10pm, Sunday 2pm Gourmet Concertante) and other event(s) in Durham town (TBC).

nformation about on-site camping (free!), recommended local accommodations, driving directions, carpooling list and area attractions will be sent to registrants via email in the coming weeks.

Questions? Email musicinthebarns@gmail.com

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7:00 p.m.

Concert Under the Stars

A gala evening concert celebrating Music in the Barns' new summer residency home at Glencolton Farms

Come along with Music in the Barns to the place where it all began....

Music in the Barns was founded by Artistic Director Carol Gimbel, core performer of Symphony in the Barn at Glencolton Farms in 2002 and 2003. The life-changing concerts of Symphony in the Barn has driven the core philosophy of her critically acclaimed company Music in the Barns, taking classical concerts out of the traditional hall and creating innovative environments for organic audience engagement, artistic residency and heightened performance experiences.

Music in the Barns is honored to create a very special gala launch concert for the opening night of the Symphony in the Barn 2017 Festival Weekend. The evening's performance, set under the canopy of the night's sky, will thread summer's past celebrating the new beginning and life-long memories of Symphony in the Barn.

10:00 p.m.

Late-nite Roaming Installation Concert

Including Spanning Tree by Michael Oesterle performed by Music in the Barns' David Schotzko

Share a lantern and get ready to experience the beauty and the silence of the night sky as we move through the six stations of Spanning Tree, the 2015 concert work by premiere Montreal composer Michael Oesterle. A walking meditation as the cows sleep in the barn and the farm bonfire is lit.


2:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Gourmet Concertante

A celebration of nourishing food and glorious music

Entertain your taste buds as you encounter the symphony of your senses. Enjoy delicious food prepared by some of Ontario’s tops chefs including Jamie Kennedy, Chris McDonald and Local Food chef extraordinaire Carey Mclellan. Bathe in the Sounds of some of the worlds finest instruments until the cows come home. Talented musicians play melodies to entice the mood of being surrounded by nature and history. Soak in the sights of Canada’s controversial Raw Milk producing Farm, home of Michael Schmidt.

Proceeds to Food Freedom Legal Defense Fund

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Glencolton Farms

383889 Concession 2

Durham, ON


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