Announcing Our 2023-2024 Season
We’re excited about our lineup for the coming season. We hope you will be too!
We will be bringing new ensembles and past favourites, from near and far, for a season that spans the Middle Ages to the late Baroque.
Whether you are diehard fan, or just discovering Early Music, these live performances by some of the world’s finest ensembles will inspire and delight.
Tickets and our popular Flex Pass will be available in August.
Click to listen to this season’s artists!
Le Poème Harmonique (photo Ferrante Ferranti)
Friday, September 29, 2023
Bel Ami, Alamanda
Duo Corvi and Friends (VICTORIA/TORONTO)
Return of the international award-winning ensemble Duo Corvi to the EMSI stage, with music from the 13th Century, performed on voice, lute, vielle à roue, organetto and percussion.
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Music for a Young King
Le Poème Harmonique (FRANCE)
A debut Victoria performance by one of the most celebrated and recorded Early Baroque ensembles in France. Royal and popular music from the early reign of Louis XIV, before Versailles.
Saturday, November 18, 2023
La Grazia Delle Donne
La Cigale (MONTREAL)
Music from the Italian Baroque composed by women and the men who encouraged and supported them. Performed on voice, lute, Baroque triple harp, violin, cello and recorder.
Saturday, December 16, 2023
Nowell Synge We Bothe Al and Som
Gothic Voices (UK)
A medieval Christmas celebration by the ensemble that, probably more than any other, has defined the modern approach to performance of vocal music of the Middle Ages.
Saturday, January 27, 2024
In Angel’s Wede: Music for Mary, Queen of Scots
Baltimore Consort (USA)
A brand-new program by a perennially favourite ensemble of EMSI audiences. New repertoire with narration by award-winning American music critic, radio host and raconteur, Robert Aubry Davis.
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Ensemble Mirabilia (MONTREAL)
Brilliant Canadian soprano, Myriam Leblanc is featured in a program devoted to that most captivating and tuneful Baroque musical form: the chaconne.
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Hallelujah and Trumpets! – the Splendor of Handel’s Music
Ensemble Caprice (MONTREAL)
The third in our series of concerts with this exciting ensemble, led by the irrepressible Matthias Maute. This time, the music of Handel is featured, including his Anthem for the Foundling Hospital.
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Darkness to Light
The Tallis Scholars (UK)
A very special joint presentation with Christ Church Cathedral, featuring the pre-eminent interpreters of Renaissance polyphony on their triumphant 50th Anniversary Tour.