— POSTPONED — Wind Quintets: the Origin Story

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

EMSI is sorry to cancel February's concert, but would like to reschedule the Canova Winds performance in a future season. Please contact EMSI if you haven't already done so regarding exchanging, donating or refunding your tickets by emailing boxoffice@emsivictoria.ca or leaving a message at 250 882 5058. Canova Winds (USA) Canova Winds explores the emergence […]

$30

Dancing in the Isles

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

Musica Pacifica (CALIFORNIA) This high-energy program of rousing folk and dance music from eighteenth-century England, Ireland and Scotland has something for everyone. Soulful tunes and merry jigs are juxtaposed with Purcell, Corelli and Vivaldi. The music of Scottish composers such as James Oswald, “Red Rob” Mackintosh, and Niel Gow defies categorization as either classical or […]

$30

Bach’s Easter Oratorio

St. Andrew’s Cathedral 740 View St, Victoria, British Columbia

SPECIAL EVENT! Ensemble Caprice (MONTREAL) Ensemble Vocal Arts-Québec On the Saturday before Palm Sunday, EMSI is pleased to present one of Bach’s towering achievements performed by one of the world’s most sought-after early music ensembles. First performed in Leipzig in 1725, this oratorio has been among the best-loved of Bach’s masterpieces, but opportunities to hear […]

$40

Imaginario: the Making of an Imaginary Songbook

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

Armonia Concertada (ARGENTINA)  María Cristina Kiehr soprano Ariel Abramovich vihuela Two of Europe’s leading performers of Early Music showcase the work of Juan Vasquez (c. 1500 - 1560) in songs of aching beauty and sadness. This is Spanish music at its most compelling and moving. “expressive ardour…profound sensuality”  Gramophone Tickets $30; subscriber, senior, member and […]

$30

Music for Two Flutes

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

Soile Strakauskas baroque flute (Victoria) Janet See baroque flute (Seattle) Caroline Nicolas viola da gamba and cello Kevin Payne lute The eighteenth century was the golden age of the flute and some of the best baroque musicians from the Pacific Northwest present a varied selection of beautiful music from around Europe. The featured composers include […]

$30
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