2014 - 15 Season

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Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30pm,
Pre-concert talk at 7 pm
Christ Church Elbow Park [map]
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Dowland in Dublin
La Nef with Michael Slattery, tenor

A celebration of the Renaissance lute composer John Dowland's Irish connections: La Nef imagines how some of Dowland's tunes would have sounded if played in a 16th-century pub. Working closely with Michael Slattery, they developed a program with a simple, Celtic flavour. Midway between folk songs and art songs, this evening promises to charm!

Michael Slattery
Michael Slattery

La Nef




Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8pm
Pre-concert talk at 7:30pm
Christ Church Elbow Park [map]
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The Sweetest Shade
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano & Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord

Their title is taken from the text of one of the pieces -- Handel's well-known Ombra mai fu. Julie Boulianne, a quickly-rising star in the opera and early music world, will be joined by the renowned Luc Beauséjour. This intimate recital will include well-loved pieces by Purcell, Handel and Mozart, along with a few more modern selections, to round out the evening.

Julie Bouliann - credit Dennis-Kwan
Julie Boulianne
Luc Beauséjour - credit Patrick-Young
Luc Beauséjour



Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 3pm
Pre-concert talk at 3pm

Christ Church Elbow Park [map]
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Clair Obscur (Soft Light)
Pallade Musica

References to light are numerous when speaking of the eighteenth century in France. Clair Obscur refers to a dim or soft light, reflecting Pallade's image of the music -- music of subtle contrasts, combining intimacy and virtuosity. Composers will include Rameau, Forqueray, Couperin and Boismortier. Made up of four of Montreal's most promising Early Music performers, they were Grand Prize winners at the Early Music America Baroque Performance Competition in New York, October 2012 - come and hear why!

Pallade Musica
Pallade Musica



Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3pm
Pre-concert talk at 2:30pm
Christ Church Elbow Park [map]
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Beatus vir: Sacred Monteverdi
VoiceScapes and guests

If you loved the Monteverdi Vespers, you will want to hear this concert! Some of Alberta's leading early music specialists will present sacred music by Monteverdi for voices and instruments. From solos and duets to larger ensembles with instrumentalists, this will be reminiscent of the Vespers, but on a delightful, intimate scale.

VoiceScapes
VoiceScapes



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