Mozart and Friends

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 6 – August 7, 7:30 PM – Mozart and Friends Christi Myers & Mieka Michaux Hoffmeister​ Duo for Violin and Viola, Op. 13, No. 6 in D Major Bruni​ Duo for Violin and Viola, Op. 4, No. 1 in B Flat Major Hoffmeister​ Duo for Violin and Viola, Op. 13, […]

French Baroque Rivals

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 7 – August 14, 7:30 PM – French Baroque Rivals Tyson Doknjas, Chloe Kim & Kathryn Wiebe Guignon​ Les Folies D’Espagne Op. 9 Nicola Canzano​ Selections from Fourth Assortment in G minor, Les Goûts-Redivisés Guillemain​ Sonata No. 2, Op. 4 in D Minor for Two Violins Leclair​ Sonata No. […]

German Winds

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 8 – August 21, 7:30 PM – German Winds Soile Stratkauskas, Kathryn Wiebe, Katrina Russell & Christina Hutten Fasch​ Quartet in D Bach​ Trio in F transcribed for flute, violin and bassoon BWV 1040 Schaffrath​ Trio for violin, bassoon and basso continuo in Bb Bach ​Andante​ ​from organ trio BWV […]

Mozart and Bach’s Grandson​

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 9 – August 28, 7:30 PM – Mozart and Bach's Grandson Soile Stratkauskas, Mieka Michaux & Christina Mahler Mozart​ Flute Quartet in C Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach​ Trio in G major Mozart​ Flute Quartet in D Plus an interview with viola player Joanna Hood.   Watch the performance on FaceBook Live!

Meditations on Solo Bach

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 10 – September 4, 7:30 PM – Meditations on Solo Bach Christi Myers, Chloe Kim, Kathryn Wiebe & Tyson Doknjas violin Joanna Hood & Mieka Michaux viola Christina Mahler cello   Prelude - Suite in D Minor Adagio - Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001 Allemande - […]

Bach and Biber

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Music for the Pause Program No. 11 – September 11, 7:30 PM – Bach and Biber Jeanne Lamon, Chloe Kim, Christina Mahler & Christina Hutton Biber​ Partia V in G minor from ​Harmonia artificiosa-ariosa J.S. Bach​ Continuo Sonata in E Minor, BWV 1023 Buxtehude Sonata for Two Violins and Continuo in C major, BuxWV 266 […]

Beauty and Madness

Christ Church Cathedral 911 Quadra Street at Rockland Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia

A Music for the Pause Exclusive Live Event! We are delighted to announce that Music for the Pause will return for one more very special event. Join violinist Chloe Kim in person in Christ Church Cathedral’s large main worship space, along with several of the musicians featured during this incredibly successful online summer event for […]

Beauty and Madness

Christ Church Cathedral 911 Quadra Street at Rockland Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia

A Music for the Pause Exclusive Live Event! We are delighted to announce that Music for the Pause will return for one more very special event. Join violinist Chloe Kim in person in Christ Church Cathedral’s large main worship space, along with several of the musicians featured during this incredibly successful online summer event for […]

A Joyful Restart

Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music 907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

Four outstanding BC early music specialists offer a dazzling spread of some of the finest chamber music of the Baroque Era. Sunny, optimistic trio sonatas by Handel and Bach, a striking sinfonia by the revolutionary Italian composer Alessandro Stradella, and Telemanns's imaginative Paris Quartet in E minor, finishing with an otherworldly passacaglia.   Soile Stratkauskas […]

A Joyful Restart

Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music 907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

Four outstanding BC early music specialists offer a dazzling spread of some of the finest chamber music of the Baroque Era. Sunny, optimistic trio sonatas by Handel and Bach, a striking sinfonia by the revolutionary Italian composer Alessandro Stradella, and Telemanns's imaginative Paris Quartet in E minor, finishing with an otherworldly passacaglia.   Soile Stratkauskas […]

A Joyful Restart

Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music 907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

Four outstanding BC early music specialists offer a dazzling spread of some of the finest chamber music of the Baroque Era. Sunny, optimistic trio sonatas by Handel and Bach, a striking sinfonia by the revolutionary Italian composer Alessandro Stradella, and Telemanns's imaginative Paris Quartet in E minor, finishing with an otherworldly passacaglia.   Soile Stratkauskas […]

A Joyful Restart

Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music 907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

Four outstanding BC early music specialists offer a dazzling spread of some of the finest chamber music of the Baroque Era. Sunny, optimistic trio sonatas by Handel and Bach, a striking sinfonia by the revolutionary Italian composer Alessandro Stradella, and Telemanns's imaginative Paris Quartet in E minor, finishing with an otherworldly passacaglia.   Soile Stratkauskas […]

A Baroque Christmas Online

Online Victoria, British Columbia

As a special seasonal gift, EMSI is pleased to bring A Baroque Christmas to your home!   EMSI presents a varied Christmas programme featuring baroque music from Austria, France, Germany, Italy – and Canada! In addition to works by Biber, Campra, Telemann, and the featured work, the charming Cantata Pastorella by Benedikt Aufschnaiter (1665-1742), the […]

The (Virtual) Dark Side of Vivaldi

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Join celebrated artists Chloe Kim (violin; Artistic Director of Victoria's recent Music for the Pause), Jeanne Lamon (violin; Music Director Emerita of Tafelmusik), Christina Mahler (cello), and Christina Hutten (harpsichord) for "The Dark Side of Vivaldi". Drama, tragedy, and haunting beauty - you'll hear it all in this exclusive program of fiery Italian works. Click […]

Airs de Cour & Courtly Airs

Online Victoria, British Columbia

EMSI presents a program of courtly songs and instrumental works from England, France, Italy and Scotland, performed by Victoria artists, soprano Gwen Jamieson, lutenist Doug Hensley and gambist Martin Bonham: sublime melodies from the high Renaissance and early Baroque. The courtly songs of the late 16th and early 17th Centuries could be considered the apotheosis […]

On-the-Air Party

Online Victoria, British Columbia

You are invited to the On-the-Air Party As we are to enjoy music safely from our homes, let’s enjoy it “in the fashion of the times”! Let’s attend together the première of the concert Airs de Cour and Courtly Airs, the very moment it will be aired: Sunday, February the 28th, 2021 at 5:30 pm.  And let’s […]

Free

Cordiform

Online Victoria, British Columbia

Ten Songs from the Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu Julie Ryning voice and Katelyn Clark clavisimbalum Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu, c.1475 (Henri de Rothschild MS 2973, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris) This program features ten stunning works taken from the fifteenth-century Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu. The heart-shaped songbook was copied around 1475 and created for […]

Cordiform Opening Night Event

Online Victoria, British Columbia

You are invited to our “Cordiform Zoom-Party” As we keep enjoying music safely from our homes, let’s enjoy it “in the fashion of the times”! Let’s attend together the première of the concert Cordiform, the very moment it will be aired: Saturday, April the 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Then, let’s applaud the musicians and have a […]

Free

A Great Noyse

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

EMSI invites you to enjoy a perfect combination of pleasures : live Renaissance music in a harmonious garden. On July 24th and 25th, 2021 A Great Noyse will celebrate the season with Renaissance bagpipes, shawms, sackbuts and dulcian in the heart of Oak Bay. This local Renaissance wind consort will play in the most delightful […]

A Great Noyse

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

EMSI invites you to enjoy a perfect combination of pleasures : live Renaissance music in a harmonious garden. On July 24th and 25th, 2021 A Great Noyse will celebrate the season with Renaissance bagpipes, shawms, sackbuts and dulcian in the heart of Oak Bay. This local Renaissance wind consort will play in the most delightful […]

Reeding in the Garden

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Chamber Music among the trees and beds of an extraordinary garden, with a guided tour after the concert. Join us for a program of 18th C. music in the Italian style composed by German and French composers (Telemann, Corrette, Boismortier, Bach and Heinichen) performed by three Canadian musicians (Martin Bonham, Pierre Cayer and Katrina Russell): […]

Reeding in the Garden

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Chamber Music among the trees and beds of an extraordinary garden, with a guided tour after the concert. Join us for a program of 18th C. music in the Italian style composed by German and French composers (Telemann, Corrette, Boismortier, Bach and Heinichen) performed by three Canadian musicians (Martin Bonham, Pierre Cayer and Katrina Russell): […]

Wassail, Wassail! Music for the Yuletide Season

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

SPECIAL EVENT! The Baltimore Consort (USA) Danielle Svonavec soprano With its always festive cornucopia of instruments — lute, cittern, viols, crumhorns, recorders, rebec and percussion—the Baltimore Consort offers old carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, Germany, France, Spain and the New World. EMSI’s Christmas concert is always a highlight of the season. Don’t […]

$40

— POSTPONED — The (Very) First Viennese School

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

EMSI has made the difficult decision to cancel January's concert, in light of the rapidly escalating public health situation. We hope to reschedule this wonderful ensemble in a future season. Please find ticket exchange and refund information here. Quicksilver (New York)   Music in Vienna had its first great flourishing long before Mozart and Haydn. […]

$30
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