Dancing in the Isles

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

Musica Pacifica (CALIFORNIA) “Some of the finest baroque musicians in America.” American Record Guide During the 17th and 18th centuries, an astounding range of musical styles, influences and cultural remnants […]

$30

Bach’s Easter Oratorio

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

SPECIAL EVENT! Ensemble Caprice (MONTREAL) Ensemble Vocal Arts-Québec Matthias Maute conductor Janelle Lucyk soprano William Duffy alto Arthur Tanguay-Labrosse tenor Jonathon Adams bass On the Saturday before Palm Sunday, EMSI […]

$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   In the long tradition of songbooks over the ages, there is a significant gap: songbooks of the Spanish Renaissance […]

$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 theorbo The eighteenth century was the golden age of the flute […]

$30

Kalhor and Tabassian in Dialogue, Dueling Setars

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

Internationally renowned Grammy award winner, Kayhan Kalhor is joined by Ensemble Constantinople co-founder Kiya Tabassian in a program of improvised music on the ancient Persian instrument, the setar, in a […]

$45

— POSTPONED — CD Madness

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

Please check back soon for the new date! EMSI has been the grateful recipient of a donation of over 500 good quality Early Music CDs. We want you to have […]

Garden Concert: A Great Noyse

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

A Great Noyse is Victoria's only Renaissance wind ensemble. Performing on authentic reproductions of instruments used over 400 years ago, the five-person ensemble creates a unique sound that you simply […]

Garden concert: A Great Noyse

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

A Great Noyse is Victoria’s only Renaissance wind ensemble. Performing on authentic reproductions of instruments used over 400 years ago, the five-person ensemble creates a unique sound that you simply […]

Garden Concert: Banquo Folk Ensemble

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Join us in an exquisite garden for a tour of medieval Europe, from 13th Century Scotland, to the trouvères of France, the dance music of Italy and the pilgrim songs […]

Garden Concert: Banquo Folk Ensemble

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Join us in an exquisite garden for a tour of medieval Europe, from 13th Century Scotland, to the trouvères of France, the dance music of Italy and the pilgrim songs […]

Garden Concert: In the Trees

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Baroque music for two violins, recorder, bassoon, recorder and cello, performed in a beautiful garden. Music by Boismortier, Marais, Corette, Handel and more.   Performers: Carolyn Hatch, violin Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, […]

Garden Concert: In the Trees

RSVP for address Victoria, British Columbia

Baroque music for two violins, recorder, bassoon, recorder and cello, performed in a beautiful garden. Music by Boismortier, Marais, Corette, Handel and more.   Performers: Carolyn Hatch, violin Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, […]

Vivaldi’s Other Seasons

First Metropolitan United Church 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC

Hélène Brunet soprano Rodolfo Richter violin and direction Ensemble Castor (AUSTRIA) A light-hearted alternative to the familiar Four Seasons, this programme includes concerti and cantatas by Vivaldi related to nature, […]

$31

A New Springtime of the World

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

Diabolus in Musica (FRANCE) In the twelfth century, in the famous words of George Duby, “a new world blossomed on the old Latin stump.” This new world witnessed the composition […]

$31

Masters of the Lute: Dowland to Bach

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

Thomas Dunford lute (FRANCE) Thomas Dunford has quickly established himself as the most exciting and acclaimed member of the new generation of lutenists. In his Victoria debut, he will bring […]

$31

Christmas Around Europe

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

SPECIAL EVENT Sinéad White soprano (TORONTO) Victoria Baroque Marco Vitale harpsichord and direction EMSI’s Christmas concert is always the musical highlight of the season. This year, one of Canada’s most […]

$41

In the Salon of Madame Brillon

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

Raritan Players (USA) Rebecca Cypess & Yi-heng Yang keyboards For a brief, glorious moment harpsichords and pianos coexisted in the drawing rooms of Europe and the two instruments together could […]

The Ascendancy of the String Quartet

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

Consone Quartet (UK) Victoria will host the Canadian debut of this exciting young British string quartet that is taking the world of early music by storm. The featured works are […]

$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 […]

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 […]

$31
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