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October 19, 2019 - Measha Brueggergosman

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7:30pm
Recital Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Superstar soprano Measha Brueggergosman returns to Bravo Niagara! - this time for an intimate recital. Noted by the San Francisco Chronicle as “a singer of rare gifts and artistic intensity,” Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman has emerged as one of the most magnificent performers and vibrant personalities of the day. She has given solo recitals at London's Wigmore Hall, Roy Thomson Hall, Carnegie Hall, Spivey Hall, the Kennedy Center, and beyond. Most recently, Measha returned to Carnegie Hall for a sold out performance.


November 8, 2019 - Voices of Freedom Concert
Monty Alexander’s Harlem-Kingston Express
The Larnell Lewis Band with special guest Bakithi Kumalo (Opening)

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7:30pm
Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Headliner Monty Alexander and his Harlem- Kingston Express blend the sounds of his native Kingston, Jamaica, with the classic jazz tradition of New York’s Harlem. GRAMMY Award nominee Monty Alexander has established himself as one of jazz music’s most diverse and globally recognized piano titans. For six decades, Monty has led some of the most celebrated groups in the genre’s history.
Opening: The Larnell Lewis Band with special guest Bakithi Kumalo (Paul Simon)

Artistic Producer: Céline Peterson

November 7-9, 2019 - Voices of Freedom Festival

View the full Festival schedule here


November 30, 2019 - Ofra Harnoy

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7:30pm
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Canadian treasure Ofra Harnoy takes the stage for a rare appearance in Niagara-on-the-Lake that will push the boundaries of traditional classical repertoire. Described by the New York Times as “born to the instrument,” Ofra Harnoy has established herself as one of the great cellists of the world’s concert stage. Ofra is one of Canada’s most celebrated personalities and is Member of the Order of Canada.


February 14, 2020 - Kurt Elling

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8:00pm
Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with legendary jazz vocalist Kurt Elling! Renowned for his singular combination of robust swing and poetic insight, GRAMMY winner Kurt Elling has secured his place among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Declared “the standout male vocalist of our time” by the New York Times, Elling has garnered unprecedented accolades, including a fourteen-year run atop the DownBeat Critics Poll, a dozen GRAMMY nominations, and eight Jazz Journalists Association awards for “Male Singer of the Year.”


March 15, 2020 - MILOŠ

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3pm
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Back by popular demand! The Montengrin-born and London-based classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić returns to Bravo Niagara! for a solo recital following the release of his highly-anticipated album Sound of Silence. Firmly positioned as a leading exponent of his instrument, “The hottest guitarist in the world” (Sunday Times), Miloš continues to top record charts and delight audiences worldwide.


April 5, 2020 - Brubeck Brothers Quartet Celebrates Dave Brubeck’s Centennial

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7:30pm
Recital Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

2020 marks the Centennial Year of jazz giant Dave Brubeck. To celebrate his life and legacy, Dave's sons Chris and Dan Brubeck, who performed and recorded with their father since the 1970s, curate a multimedia show with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. With Dan and Chris as the foundation, guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb complete this dynamic quartet. Through stories told by his sons and music performed by the Quartet, the show invites audiences to travel along the timeline of Dave’s extraordinary life and career.


May 2, 2020 - From Broadway, With Love

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7:30pm
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Fall in love with three Broadway stars as they bring the greatest love songs from the Great White Way to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Songs ranging from passion to heartbreak, familial love to unrequited desires are all masterfully intertwined and interpreted by Jason Forbach, Siri Howard and Joseph Spieldenner. They bring a collection of heartfelt tunes that span the length of their stage careers and beyond, having performed on Broadway and in National Tours such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, South Pacific, The Secret Garden, The Sound of Music and more.


May 3, 2020 - Cho-Liang Lin & Jon Kimura Parker

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3pm
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Two virtuoso musicians take the stage together for a diverse program ranging from Beethoven to Bernstein. Colleagues and friends for over thirty years, Cho-Liang Lin and Jon Kimura Parker have performed together at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Seattle Chamber Music Festival, the Beijing Chamber Music Festival, and in recital series across North America and Taiwan.