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Symphony in the Barn 2017 Festival Weekend

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Glencolton Farms

393889 Concession 2

Durham, ON N0C 1K0


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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 - #393889 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).

On-site camping (free!)

Under 5 - free Sat/Sun
Under 12 - free Sat only, $30 Gourmet Concertante Sunday

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7:00 p.m.

Concert Under the Stars: Music in the Barns Chamber Ensemble with guest Alexander Sevastian, accordion

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 philosophy behind 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 Installation Concert: "Unveiling The Sound Tower Experience"

Experience an acoustical marvel, a spiritually altering experience in The Sound Tower - Glencolton Farms’ silo.

Featuring Music in the Barns' David Schotzko, percussion
Selections from Canadian composer Michael Oesterle’s “Spanning Tree."


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 world's 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

393889 Concession 2

Durham, ON N0C 1K0


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