The Ascendancy of the String Quartet

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 924 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia

Consone Quartet (UK) EMSI is thrilled to host this exciting young British string quartet that is taking the world of early music by storm. The featured works are Mozart’s Quartet KV156, Haydn’s “Joke” Quartet, Fanny Mendelssohn’s Quartet in E♭ Major and the String Quartet Op. 1, No. 3 by the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The first […]

$31

Vivaldi: Gloria!

First Church of Christ, Scientist 1205 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

SPECIAL EVENT Ensemble Caprice (MONTREAL) Ensemble Vocal Arts-Québec In the early years of the eighteenth century, music lovers from all over Europe traveled to Venice to hear performances by orphan girls in the Ospedale della Pietà. Among the greatest of the works performed in the Ospedale were Vivaldi’s Magnificat and Gloria, performed on this occasion […]

Concert of the Birds

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 924 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia

La Rêveuse (FRANCE) Composers have long been inspired by the beauties of birdsong, among them Caix d’Hervlois, Couperin, Rameau and Purcell. Performing on recorders, flageolets, flutes with viola da gamba and theorbo one of France’s leading early music ensembles brings to life this charming music. An absolutely gorgeous recording. – American Record Guide Tickets $31; […]

$31

Crossing the Andes

First Church of Christ, Scientist 1205 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

SPECIAL EVENT Constantinople (MONTREAL) Jonatan Alvarado (ARGENTINA) Federico Tarazone (PERU) This concert explores the juxtaposition of indigenous South American musical traditions with the ‘new’ repertoire introduced by the European colonizers in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. The two main sources used to explore this repertoire are The Trujillo Codex from Peru and the Codice […]

$40
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