All concerts at
Christ Church Elbow Park,
3602 8 th St. SW, Calgary, Alberta
|Tuesday, November 25th at 8:00pm
Les Boréades de Montréal
Francis Colpron, recorders and traverso ; Hélène Plouffe, baroque violin ; Susie Napper, viola da gamba and baroque cello & Alex Weimann, harpsichord perform music by Bach, Handel & Telemann among others.
"A well-disciplined ensemble, the players achieve a subtlety of give and take
with a seemingly infinite degree of tone colours akin to the best string quartets"
TORONTO EARLY MUSIC NEWS
|Saturday, January 10th at 8:00pm
Originally from Toronto but now based in the Netherlands, fabulous early music soprano, Katherine Hill returns to Calgary for a joint concert with soprano, Julie Harris. Solos and duets from the early baroque repertoire demonstrate the emotional range and vocal dexterity of these two singers.
Of Katherine Hill: "If people could know ahead of
time what this woman can do…it was amazing!
AUDIENCE MEMBER AFTER MAY 2001 CONCERT
||Sunday, February 22nd at 7:30pm
Dialogues of Love
Mezzo-soprano, Rosemary Vanderhooft (Winnipeg) and bass, Paul Grindlay team up for a delightful evening of baroque duets and solos. Both singers are well-known across Canada for their interpretations of baroque music. Joining them with be Jeremy Spurgeon, organ and Victor Coelho, theorbo.
"[one] of Canada's finest singers. There aren't too many bass voices with
the agility, range and burnished radiant tones of Paul Grindlay."
|Saturday, May 15th at 8:00pm
Calgary's professional vocal ensemble VoiceScapes will be joined by several other accomplished singers in an evening of Italian madrigals sung one-voice-per-part. Texts ranging from the intensely dramatic to the light-hearted and silly come alive with their inimitable performing style.
"….their sound, which was rich and lively as an overheard cocktail party…
very masculine and vibrantly feminine… an exquisite sound… they're that good."
VUE WEEKLY, EDMONTON