- Fall/Winter Concert Series -
At the Hornby Hall

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra
Friday, October 17 – 7:30pm
Folk/Roots

CD Release Tour - Return to Hornby Island

This acoustic ensemble with a cult-like following has wandered from the underground of bohemian Victoria, in Canada’s lush west coast, to a new, refined sound crafted by years of constant performing and touring together... MORE

Musica Intima
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 – 7:30pm
Classical

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Internationally renowned for their warm and engaging stage presence, impeccable musicianship, and unique perspective on ensemble singing, Musica Intima has earned a reputation as Canada’s most exciting vocal ensemble. ... MORE

Ensemble Vivant
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 – 7:30pm
Classical/Jazz

Fuga e Mysterio
Interview with Catherine Wilson
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Founded and led by pianist Catherine Wilson, Ensemble Vivant, “Canada’s Chamber Music Treasure” (Toronto Star), has dazzled audiences worldwide with innovative, genre-diverse programming both in concert and on their many recordings for almost three decades... MORE

Ivan Tucakov and Tambura Rasa – with special guest Oriana White on piano
Saturday, April 18 – 7:30pm
World-fusion/Romani

Lamento de Amistad
Ceo Svet
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Ivan Tucakov and Tambura Rasa, accompanied by the classical pianist Oriana White, a quartet (violin, viola, cello, flute and saxophone) percussionist and a flamenco dancer will take you on a journey through Spain, the Balkans, Middle East, Africa and beyond... MORE

Sarah Hagen Trio with Joan Blackman (violin) and Ariel Barnes (cello)
Saturday, May 16 – 7:30pm
Classical

Lamento de Amistad
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Canadian pianist Sarah Hagen has been heard in concert halls and on the airwaves to critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Her interpretations have been described as "outstandingly inventive," performed with "infinite skill."... MORE

- Hornby Festival 2014 is Complete -

A big thank you to everyone who made this year's festival such a big success. Stay tuned for our upcoming off-season shows!

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Established in 1982...

... the Hornby Festival has grown into an acclaimed 10-day event. Our programming includes classical, jazz, world beat and traditional genres of music, modern dance, childrens' programming, theatre and spoken word. Join us for Festival 2014 as we continue to bring leading and innovative world class artists to our stages.

This 10-day world-class event has been named one of the top five festivals in Canada (Aeroplan Magazine) and one of the top 5 cultural events in BC (Macleans). We enjoy stunning performances against the beautiful backdrop of the mountains, ocean and rolling hayfields at Olsen Farm and at Hornby Island's charming Community Hall.

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