September 5 to 8
Calgary, AB

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Honens FestivalHighlight performances for the 2019 Honens Festival include the Miró Quartet (with Calgary native William Fedkenheuer), award-winning Polish piano / accordion Duo 19:21, and pianists Jon Kimura Parker, Nicolas Namoradze (2018 Honens Prize Laureate), Pedja Mužijević, Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, and Katherine Chi (2000 Honens Prize Laureate). Honens Family Day at the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts takes place on Saturday, September 7 and includes masterclasses (piano and violin), storytellers, and a 70th birthday tribute to revered Canadian composer Alexina Louie (who will make a special cameo appearance). The festival wraps up at Central Memorial Park with the ever-popular Open Air. And headlining this year’s Bison Noir is rising star singer / songwriter Gabriel Kahane performing his 2018 release, “Book of Travelers.”


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