Boxwood Canada

Public Events Schedule

BOXWOOD CANADA 2015

Public events are presented by Boxwood. Tickets and reservations for all events commence on June 15, 2015. Tickets may be purchased in three ways:

  • after June 15 at Shop On The Corner in Lunenburg; 263 Lincoln St., Lunenburg, 902-634-3434
  • on-line via PayPal on this page.
  • at the door for each event starting roughly 30 minutes before starting time


Concert tickets for Sunday July 19 and Wednesday July, 22 are $20 each suggested donation, $5 for students (door only).
Ceili dance tickets (July 24) are $15 suggested donation.
Concert tickets for Saturday July 25 (Finale) are $25 each suggested donation, $10 for students (door only).

** Please note that our programming has changed this year; the Temnpest baroque concert will be held on Wednesday July 22 at Central United Church.


Sunday July 19, 2015; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD'S OPENING CONCERT - A joyous evening of the best acoustic Celtic and traditional music from World-renowned artists:

St. John's Anglican Church
Townsend St., Lunenburg

Natalie HAAS - the fabulous Celtic cellist widely known for her work with fiddler Alasdair Fraser.
Yann FALQUET- Genticorum's amazing singer and blazing guitar player from Quebec
Maeve GILCHRIST - astounding Celtic harpist
Nic GAREISS - percussive dancer extraordinaire
Catherine McEVOY - beauty and lyricism of the Sligo style Irish flute
Will WOODSON - phenominal Scottish small pipes & whistle

and guest appearances from the rest of the Boxwood artist roster.

Purchase advance tickets for this show securely via PayPal after June 15. Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!

$20 CAD suggested donation





 

 

 

Wednesday July 22, 2015; 7:30 PM concert

TEMPEST BAROQUE ENSEMBLE led by David GREENBERG with guest soloists:

Central United Church
136 Cumberland St.

Tempest is Maritime Canada's premeire early music ensemble, led by the internationally acclaimed baroque violinist David Greenberg. They'll present a concert that features their own distinct repertoire and style featuring
Francis COLPRON baroque flute & recorder (best known as director of Les Boréades de Montréal)
Rod GARNETT playing 18th century music on the beautiful Moldovan pan pipes
Adrianne GREENBAUM Klezmer & baroque flute
Terry McKENNA of Toronto Consort fame playing lute and theorbo
+ other renowned guest artists.

Purchase advance tickets for this show securely via PayPal after June 15. Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!

$20 CAD suggested donation


 

 

 

Friday July 24, 2015; 7:30 PM

BIG BOXWOOD CEILI DANCE

St. John's Anglican Parish Hall
64 Townsend St., Lunenburg

Bring your dancing shoes for a rollicking ceili dance in one of Canada’s most historic venues with callers Elizabeth MacDONALD and Pauline HINGSTON. The breaks will offer some gorgeous solo dancing from Marlys NORMAN and sizzling percussive dancing from Nic GAREISS. An exhilarating ceili dance with Boxwood’s monster staff on the bandstand (visit our artists page). Undoubtably one of the best dances in Nova Scotia all year!

Purchase advance tickets for this show securely via Square after June 15. Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!

$15 CAD suggested donation

 

 

Saturday July 25, 2015; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD FINALE CONCERT

St. John's Anglican Church, Townsend St., Lunenburg

Boxwood's remarkable finale concert has become an eagerly anticipated annual event in Lunenburg. This year we feature performances by some of the most powerful and exciting traditional musicians on the scene today:
Conal O'GRADA- astounding flute playing from Cork
Wendy MacISAAC one of Nova Scotia's most beloved Cape Breton fiddlers
Mary Jane LAMOND the renowned Gaelic singer from Cape Breton
Seph PETERS (guitar),
The remarkable Boxwood Flute Choir
Nick HALLEY
percussionist extraordinaire
Chris NORMAN flutes, pipes & fun
and many more. For complete info on these stellar musicians visit our artists page.

Purchase advance tickets for this show securely via Square after June 15. Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event.

$25 CAD suggested donation




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