Stratford Summer Music


John Novacek

John Novacek, classical piano,  with special guest James Campbell, clarinet

Thursday, August 22 - The Avondale

After his barn-burner appearance at last year's Over the Top, superstar pianist John Novacek returns with a recital featuring works of Beethoven and Brahms.  Joining him is Canadian icon, Order of Canada recipient, and Festival of the Sound Artistic Director James Campbell in his first SSM appearance.  Two world-class artists at the height of their powers. 

Program Repertoire:
Beethoven: Piano Sonata #6 in F
Martinu: Violin Sonata (with Mark Fewer)
Shostakovich: 2 Preludes & Fugues
Brahms: Clarinet Sonata #1 in f  minor(with James Campbell)

Assisted with a gift from:

Mary E. Hofstetter & R. David Riggs

Rhapsody in Blue and Brazilian Jazz with John Novacek, James Campbell, Graham Campbell and INNERchamber


Friday, August 23 - Revival House

Gershwin’s classic Rhapsody in Blue in a unique setting and with superstars to boot!  Paired with a set of arrangements by guitarist Graham Campbell of Brazilian Jazz favourites.

Assisted with a gift from:

Judy and Neil Matheson

Friday Night Live at Revival House

$45 each show, in advance (+ $5 at the door)
$89 Dinner & Show package, in advance only (DINNER MENU)

Dinner & Show packages include one show and a 3-course dinner. HST, beverages and gratuities are extra. Dinner reservations are to be made between 7:30pm and 8pm and are only available by calling the Stratford Summer Music office. Show-only tickets are available online. À la carte menu available late night.

Patrons of the Friday Night Live at Revival House Performances:

Dr. Robert Close and Mary Kelleher

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classical piano with James Campbell, clarinet

Thursday August 22 | 7 pm

The Avondale

$50 | $30 + HST (+5$ at the door)

Rhapsody in Blue | Brazilian Jazz with The Campbells, Mark Fewer and INNER chamber

Friday August 23 | 9 pm

Revival House


Two Bass Hit with Dave Young & Joel Quarrington, jazz

Saturday August 24 | 7 pm

Factory 163

$30 + HST (+$5 at the door)