EvoFest: Evolution Concert Series

Featuring classical concerts from Toronto, New York, London (UK), and more!  

Led by the Gryphon Trio, Banff Centre's inaugural EvoFest: Evolution Concert Series features string quartets, classical instrumentalists, and vocalists from Banff Centre's Evolution: Quartet and Evolution: Classical programs, in a celebration of tradition, new creation, and curatorial innovation.
All from the comfort of your own lounge chair or deck.

All concerts are FREE.
Concerts are listed in Mountain Daylight Time.
5:30 pm MDT 
(7:30 pm EDT)

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Evolution: Classical

Evolution: Classical participant performances from August 11 through 14, 2021

Concerts are FREE. The Concert will still be available to watch until August 15.
Each concert is approximately 2 hr 15 min. (No intermission) 

Evolution: Quartet

Evolution: Quartet faculty and participant livestream performances from June 22 through July 10. 


Concerts available to watch until July 25, 2021 8 pm. (MTD)
Scroll down to click on the concert details for more information.

Schedule at a Glance: 

Concerts are listed in Mountain Daylight Time:
3 pm
(5 pm EDT) and 5:30 pm (7:30 pm EDT)

June 22  5:30 pm: Parker Quartet, live from Brattleboro Music Center, Vermont
June 29  5:30 pm:  JACK Quartet, live from the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York City
July 6  5:30 pm: Eybler Quartet and Gryphon Trio, live from Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music 
July 9  3 pm: Desdemona Quartet, live from New York City, in partnership with Gotham Early Music Scene and the National Arts Centre
July 9  5:30 pm:  Quartet Salonnières, live from New York City, in partnership with Gotham Early Music Scene the National Arts Centre
July 10 3 pm:  Alauda Quartet, live from London, UK, in partnership with Florian Leonhard Fine Violins
July 10 5:30 pm: Dior Quartet, live from Fishtail Montana, in partnership with Tippet Rise Art Center and National Arts Centre.

EvoFest: Evolution Concert Series is presented in partnership with: