GOTHIC VOICES — Nowell Synge We Bothe Al and Som

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 924 Douglas St., Victoria, BC, Canada

Nowell Synge We Bothe Al and Som 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. A gathering of music-lovers during the Christmas season today will often result in a hearty carol singing evening, with its focus …

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THE BALTIMORE CONSORT — In Angel’s Wede: Music For Mary Queen of Scots

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 924 Douglas St., Victoria, BC, Canada

In Angel’s Wede: Music For Mary Queen of Scots A brand new program by a perennially favourite ensemble of EMSI audiences. Music from Scotland, France, England and Italy with a captivating narration by Emmy Award winner (and television and radio personality) Robert Aubry Davis. The short life of Mary Queen of Scots (1542–1587) was the …

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ENSEMBLE MIRABILIA — L’Eterno Ritorno

First Church of Christ, Scientist Victoria 1205 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

L’Eterno Ritorno Brilliant Canadian soprano, Myriam Leblanc is featured in a program devoted to that most captivating and tuneful Baroque musical form: the chaconne. Built on ostinato basses, grounds, chaconnes and passacaglia have inspired most composers since the 16th century and have allowed the generation of hundreds of arias and instrumental pieces. The improvised character of this …

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ENSEMBLE CAPRICE — Hallelujah and trumpets! The splendor of Handel’s music

First Church of Christ, Scientist Victoria 1205 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Hallelujah and trumpets! The splendor of Handel’s music 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.   Program: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Ode for the anniversary of the Queen Anne Eternal …

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THE TALLIS SCHOLARS — Darkness to Light

Christ Church Cathedral Victoria BC Canada 930 Burdett Ave,, Victoria, BC, Canada

Darkness to Light A very special joint presentation with Christ Church Cathedral, featuring the pre-eminent interpreters of Renaissance polyphony on their triumphant 50th Anniversary Tour. The journey behind this program is an obvious one at this time of year. We proceed from the darkness associated with Lent to the hope and joy which is Easter in the Christian …

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