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Co-Production with the Stratford Writers Festival

To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, Tim Cook’s new book, The Secret History of Soldiers, offers a glimpse into the inner lives of Canadian soldiers seeking relief from the horrors of the trenches. Tim Campbell joins the Factory Arts String Quartet in bringing these stories to light, with music by Shostakovich, Elgar and additional selections from the wartime era.


Tim Campbell, narrator


Factory Arts String Quartet

Julie Baumgartel, violin

Andrew Chung, violin

Judith Davenport, viola

Ben Bolt-Martin, cello


Selections from String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 83 by Edward Elgar

String Quartet No. 8 by Dmitri Shostakovich

Additional works TBA

Avondale United Church
light dinner begins at 6, music at 7
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