New Brunswick
Summer Music Festival
9 Bailey Drive, Room 22
Fredericton, NB Canada
E3B 5A3

Telephone 506-458-7836
Fax 506-453-4697


2015 Summer Music Festival Events

Festival Events 2015


(All concerts take place in Fredericton)




Main Series

Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive UNB Fredericton Campus


Concert 1 - Wednesday, August 19 - 7:30 pm


Concert 1  Romance                               Elgar

String Quartet in C minor                       MacMillan

Piano Trio No.1                                      Stanford


Concert 2 - Thursday, August 20 - 7:30 pm

Songs                                                              Willan

Rhapsodic Quintet, Op. 31                                Howells

Sea Pictures                                                      Elgar 

String Quartet                                                    Elgar


Concert 3 - Friday, August 21 - 7:30 pm

Introduction and Allegro                        Willan

Sonata for Violin                                   Elgar

Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84            Elgar



Concert 4- August 22 - 7:30 pm

3 Intermezzi                                                      Stanford

Two french Canadian Folk Songs                    MacMillan

Three French Canadian Sea Songs            MacMillan

Gilbert and Sullivan Medley

The festival ends with our final Gala performance. Bistro seating and a casual atmosphere make the Gala everyone’s favourite concert.


 Pre-Concert Talks (Aug 22nd & 23rd)

Held at 6:45 pm before Main Series Concerts 2 and 3, these engaging talks given by our guest artists familiarize the audience with both the composers and the Festival repertoire.


Community Concerts


Historic Church Series

August 9. - 2:00pm

Christ Church Maugerville-FREE WILL OFFERING

Our Historic Church Series concert allows Fredericton music fans to enjoy the sounds of small music ensembles in the intimate venue of the Christ Church in Maugerville.


Mozart at the Cathedral

August 12  - 7:30pm

In the Christ Church Cathedral on the green - FREE WILL OFFERING      

A full professional chamber ensemble will play classical favourites in a lovely evening concert in the historic location Christ Church Cathedral, downtown Fredericton.


Music at the Cathedral

August 14 - noon  

Christ Church Cathedral - FREE WILL OFFERING

This popular concert is usually standing room only as the Summer Music Festival musicians present a program of Festival highlights - a refreshing noon hour break.


August 14 - 8:00pm

JOYFULTALK at The Capital Complex - Free will offering before 10:00pm; $6 after 10:00pm

August 15 - 2:00pm

Drone Foray at Gallery Connexion, Charlotte Street Art Centre - FREE

August 15 - 7:30pm

Taktus CD Launch at Memorial Hall - $10

FUZE is a weekend of events featuring contemporary and experimental classical music in unconventional venues. This year we’ve partnered with Gallery Connexion in inviting the local music community to create a number of entirely improvised sets over two days. All ages and skill levels are welcome to join the 3 hour improv session on Saturday afternoon.


Festival Academy Concert

August 15 - noon

NBSMF Academy Players showcase the repertoire they have worked on during their one week coaching session with visiting artists.










  • Wednesday, August 19
    Concert 1
    Memorial Hall, UNB
    7:30 PM
  • Thursday, August 20
    Concert 2
    Memorial Hall, UNB
    Pre-concert talk at 6:45
    7:30 PM
  • Friday, August 21
    Concert 3
    Memorial Hall, UNB
    Pre-concert talk at 6:45
    7:30 PM
  • Saturday, August 22
    Gala Concert Finale
    Memorial Hall, UNB
    7:30 PM

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