Founded in 1985 and based in Victoria BC, the Early Music Society is a non-profit, volunteer-run society dedicated to offering accomplished performances of music composed prior to 1800. The Society is in its 29th season.
“Huggett’s imaginative approach and lively response to detail are among the most rewarding aspects of her version of these emotionally rewarding pieces.” BBC Music Magazine
Harry van der Kamp, Bass vocalist
Chamber Soloists of Portland Baroque Orchestra
Seventeenth-century German cantatas
Saturday, 12 April 2014, 8 pm Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria
Tickets for the 2014-15 season will go on sale May 1.
Download the 2014-15 brochure to see the exciting line-up of artists.
Download additional order forms.
EMSI embraces the idea that early music deserves to be heard with close to its original intent. To that end, our concerts feature period instruments, accurate scores, and historical performance practices.
Renowned artists, both international and homegrown, have graced our stage.
The list of soloists and ensembles presented by EMSI is a who’s who of the international early music scene :
|Anonymous 4||Nancy Argenta||Baltimore Consort||Concerto Koln|
|Ens. Clement Janequin||Fretwork||The Harp Consort||John Holloway|
|Monica Huggett||Dame Emma Kirkby||Ton Koopman||London Baroque|
|Orlando Consort||Red Priest||Jordi Savall||Sequentia|
|Stile Antico||Tafelmusik||Daniel Taylor|
and a host of others.