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Palenai Duo

Wed, Jul 8, 20207:00 pm
Digital Concert Hall

Palenai Duo

PALENAI ~ an ancient symbol of unified diversity ~ describes the artistic collaboration of pianists Joy Innis and Adrienne Shannon.  They have performed on international stages in the United States, Europe, Korea, Israel and the Ukraine, toured to major centers and remote regions throughout Canada, and appeared with major Canadian orchestras.


7:00 PM - Celebrate the new Hamburg Steinway

Palenai will perform masterpieces of music for piano duet on the new Ballytobin Hamburg Steinway including Schubert's Fantasie in f minor and Marches caractéristiques, as well as selections of Brahms Waltzes. 

8:00 PM - Family Program 

Young and old alike will delight in the images to be shown on screen. Funny digital animations, and imaginary wonderland gardens will accompany the music of Poulenc's Two Piano Sonata and Faure's Dolly Suite. Giant dinosaurs and images of the Tyrell Museum will astound young viewers in the music of Canadian composer, Gary Kulesha. The final treat will be Saint Saens Carnaval des Animaux with lively real life and cartoon characters for each movement.

The inaugural Ballytobin LIVE FROM THE ISABEL Online Summer Music Festival showcases live performances at the Isabel by fabulous musicians of many different genres, streamed by the Isabel team on its new Isabel Digital Concert Hall at from May to August, 2020. The Isabel Digital Concert Hall will be accessible starting May 16, 2020. All online concerts are free for audiences in Kingston and beyond to enjoy.